Hyundai Elantra: Forward Collision Avoidance (FCA) System (with hyundai smart sense) / FCA Warning Message and Brake Control

FCA produces warning messages, warning alarms, and emergency braking based on the level of risk of a frontal collision, such as when a vehicle ahead suddenly brakes, or when the system detects that a collision with a pedestrian is imminent.

Collision Warning (First warning)

Hyundai Elantra. FCA Warning Message and Brake Control

This warning message appears on the LCD display with a warning chime. Additionally, some vehicle system intervention occurs by the engine management system to help decelerate the vehicle.

- Your vehicle speed may decelerate moderately.
- The FCA system limitedly controls the brakes to preemptively mitigate impact in a collision.
- If you select "Warning Only", the FCA system activates and produces only warning alarms in accordance with the collision risk levels.You should control the brake directly because the FCA system do not control the brake.

Emergency Braking (Second warning)

Hyundai Elantra. FCA Warning Message and Brake Control

This warning message appears on the LCD display with a warning chime.

Additionally, some vehicle system intervention occurs by the engine management system to help decelerate the vehicle.

- The FCA system limitedly controls the brakes to preemptively mitigate impact in a collision. The brake control is maximized just before a collision.
- If you select "Warning Only", the FCA system activates and produces only warning alarms in accordance with the collision risk levels.You should control the brake directly because the FCA system do not control the brake.

Brake operation

CAUTION

WARNING

The FCA braking control cannot completely stop the vehicle nor avoid all collisions. The driver should hold the responsibility to safely drive and control the vehicle.

WARNING

The FCA system logic operates within certain parameters, such as the distance from the vehicle or pedestrian ahead, the speed of the vehicle ahead, and the driver's vehicle speed. Certain conditions such as inclement weather and road conditions may affect the operation of the FCA system.

WARNING

Never deliberately drive dangerously to activate the system.

System Setting and Activation
System setting • Setting Forward Safety function The driver can activate the FCA by placing the ignition switch to the ON position and by selecting: 'User Settings → Driver Assistance ...

FCA Sensor (Front Radar/Front Camera)
■ Front radar ■ Front camera In order for the FCA system to operate properly, always make sure the sensor cover or sensor is clean and free of dirt, snow, and debris. Dirt, snow, or forei ...

Other information:

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) Service Manual: Seat Belt Pretensioner (BPT) Description and Operation
Description The Seat Belt Pretensioners (BPT) are installed inside Center Pillar (LH & RH). When a vehicle crashes with a certain degree of frontal impact, the pretensioner seat belt helps to reduce the severity of injury to the front seat occupants by retracting the seat belt webbing ...

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) Owners Manual: Service information
If the remaining mileage or time reaches 900 miles (1,500 km) or 30 days, the service symbol () will blink for several seconds each time you set the ignition switch or Engine Start/Stop button to the ON position. Information To change or deactivate the service interval, consult an authoriz ...

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