Hyundai Sonata Owners Manual

Manual heating and air conditioning
Features of your vehicle / Automatic climate control system / Manual heating and air conditioning

The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually by pressing buttons or turning knob(s) other than the AUTO button. In this case, the system works sequentially according to the order of buttons or knob(s) selected.

1. Start the engine.

2. Set the mode to the desired position. For improving the effectiveness of heating and cooling;

- Heating:Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. - Cooling:
- Cooling: Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. 3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.

3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.

4. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position.

5. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.

6. If air conditioning is desired, turn the air conditioning system on.

Press the AUTO button in order to convert to full automatic control of the system.

Mode selection

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A

Type A

The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the ventilation system.

The air flow outlet port is converted as follows:

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Face-Level

Face-Level

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Bi-Level

Bi-Level

Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Floor-Level

Floor-Level

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defrosters.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Floor & Defrost

Floor & Defrost

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type B

Type B

If you push the button once, the corresponding switch will turn on, and if you push the button again, the switch will turn off.

Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Defrost-Level (Button 1)

Defrost-Level (Button 1)

Most of the air flow is directed to the windshield.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Face-Level (Button 2)

Face-Level (Button 2)

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face.

Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Floor-Level (Button 3)

Floor-Level (Button 3)

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor.

Also you may select 2~3 modes at the same time for desired air flow.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Defrost & Face Level (Button 1 and 2)

Defrost & Face Level (Button 1 and 2)

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Defrost & Floor Level (Button 1 and 3)

Defrost & Floor Level (Button 1 and 3)

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Face & Floor Level (Button 2 and 3)

Face & Floor Level (Button 2 and 3)

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. All mode (Button 1, 2 and 3)

All mode (Button 1, 2 and 3)

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Defrost-Level

Defrost-Level

Most of the air flow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Instrument panel vents

Instrument panel vents

The outlet vents can be opened or closed separately using the horizontal thumbwheel. To close the vent, rotate it left to the maximum position. To open the vent, rotate it right to the desired position. Also, you can adjust the direction of air delivery from these vents using the vent control lever as shown.

Temperature control

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A

Type A

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type B

Type B

The temperature will increase to the maximum by turning the knob to the right.

The temperature will decrease to the minimum by turning the knob to the left. When turning the knob, the temperature will increase or decrease by 2F for type A or 1F for type B.

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A

Type A

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type B

Type B

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature individually

1. Press the DUAL button to operate the driver and passenger side temperature individually. Turning the right temperature control knob will automatically switch to the DUAL mode as well.
2. Turn the left temperature control knob to adjust the driver side temperature. Turn the right temperature control knob to adjust the passenger side temperature.

When the driver side temperature is set to the highest or lowest temperature setting, the DUAL mode is deactivated for maximum heating or cooling.

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature equally

1. Press the DUAL button again to deactivate DUAL mode. The passenger side temperature will be set to the same temperature as the driver side temperature.
2. Turn the left temperature control knob. The driver and passenger side temperature will be adjusted equally.

Air intake control

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A

Type A

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type B

Type B

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature individually

1. Press the DUAL button to operate the driver and passenger side temperature individually. Turning the right temperature control knob will automatically switch to the DUAL mode as well.

2. Turn the left temperature control knob to adjust the driver side temperature. Turn the right temperature control knob to adjust the passenger side temperature.

When the driver side temperature is set to the highest or lowest temperature setting, the DUAL mode is deactivated for maximum heating or cooling.

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature equally

1. Press the DUAL button again to deactivate DUAL mode. The passenger side temperature will be set to the same temperature as the driver side temperature.

2. Turn the left temperature control knob. The driver and passenger side temperature will be adjusted equally.

Air intake control

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A

Type A

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type B

Type B

This is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position. To change the air intake control position, push the control button.

Recirculated air position

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment

With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment will be drawn through the heating system and heated or cooled according to the function selected.

Outside (fresh) air position

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A

Type A

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type B

Type B

With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air enters the vehicle from outside and is heated or cooled according to the function selected.

✽ NOTICE

Prolonged operation of the heater in the recirculated air position (without air conditioning selected) may cause fogging of the windshield and side windows and the air within the passenger compartment may become stale. In addition, prolonged use of the air conditioning with the recirculated air position selected will result in excessively dry air in the passenger compartment.

WARNING

  • Continued use of the climate control system operation in the recirculated air position may allow humidity to increase inside the vehicle which may fog the glass and obscure visibility.
  • Do not sleep in a vehicle with the air conditioning or heating system on. It may cause serious harm or death due to a drop in the oxygen level and/or body temperature.
  • Continued use of the climate control system operation in the recirculated air position can cause drowsiness or sleepiness, and loss of vehicle control. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position as much as possible while driving.

Fan speed control

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by pushing the fan speed control

The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by pushing the fan speed control button.

To change the fan speed, press the right of the button (Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. for higher speed, or press the left of the button ()) for higher speed, or press the left of the button (Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. for lower speed. To turn the fan speed control off, press the OFF button.) for lower speed. To turn the fan speed control off, press the OFF button.

Air conditioning

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Push the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light will

Push the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light will illuminate).

Push the button again to turn the air conditioning system off.

OFF mode

Hyundai Sonata: Manual heating and air conditioning. Push the OFF button to turn off the air climate control system. However, you

Push the OFF button to turn off the air climate control system. However, you can still operate the mode and air intake buttons as long as the ignition switch is in the ON position.

The vented air will be at the last set temperature. Adjust the desired vented temperature setting accordingly before pressing the OFF button.


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