Hyundai Elantra: Smart Cruise Control System / Sensor to Detect Distance to the Vehicle Ahead

Hyundai Elantra. Sensor to Detect Distance to the Vehicle Ahead

The Smart Cruise Control uses a sensor to detect distance to the vehicle ahead.

If the sensor is covered with dirt or other foreign matter, the vehicle to vehicle distance control may not operate correctly.

Always keep the sensor clean.

Warning message

Hyundai Elantra. Sensor to Detect Distance to the Vehicle Ahead

Smart Cruise Control disabled. Radar blocked

When the sensor lens cover is blocked with dirt, snow, or debris, the Smart Cruise Control system operation may stop temporarily. If this occurs, a warning message will appear on the cluster LCD display. Remove any dirt, snow, or debris and clean the radar sensor lens cover before operating the Smart Cruise Control system. The Smart Cruise Control system may not properly activate, if the radar is totally contaminated, or if any substance is not detected after turning on the engine (e.g. in an open terrain).


For the SCC operation is temporarily stopped if the radar is blocked, but you wish to use conventional cruise control mode (speed only control function), you must convert to the cruise control mode (refer to "To convert to Cruise Control mode" in the following page).


Hyundai Elantra. Sensor to Detect Distance to the Vehicle Ahead

Check Smart Cruise Control System

The message will appear when the vehicle to vehicle distance control system is not functioning normally. Take your vehicle to an authorized HYUNDAI dealer and have the system checked.

Smart Cruise Control Vehicleto- Vehicle Distance
To set Vehicle-to-Vehicle Distance When the Smart Cruise Control system is ON, you can set and maintain the distance from the vehicle ahead of you without pressing the accelerator or brake pedal. ...

Adjusting the Sensitivity of Smart Cruise Control
The sensitivity of vehicle speed when following the front vehicle to maintain the set distance can be adjusted. Go to the 'User Settings → Driver Assistance → SCC Reaction → Fast/Norma ...

Other information:

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) Owners Manual: Defroster
NOTICE To prevent damage to the conductors bonded to the inside surface of the rear window, never use sharp instruments or window cleaners containing abrasives to clean the window. If you want to defrost and defog the front windshield, refer to the "Windshield Defrosting and Defogging&q ...

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) Service Manual: Front Impact Sensor (FIS) Repair procedures
Removal     • Removal of the airbag must be performed according to the precautions/ procedures described previously. • Before disconnecting the front impact sensor connector, disconnect the front airbag connector(s). • Do not turn the ignition switch ON and ...

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