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Hyundai Equus: Auto hold - Brake system - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Equus 2009-2020 Owners ManualHyundai Equus: Auto hold

The AUTO HOLD feature keeps the brakes applied after the vehicle comes to a complete


The AUTO HOLD feature keeps the brakes applied after the vehicle comes to a complete stop when the shift lever is in D, R, or N. The brakes release when throttle is applied.

Set up

1.Press the AUTO HOLD switch. The AUTO HOLD indicator will illuminate white and


1.Press the AUTO HOLD switch. The AUTO HOLD indicator will illuminate white and the system will be in the standby position.

2.When you stop the vehicle completely by pressing the brake pedal, the AUTO HOLD maintains the brake pressure in order to hold the vehicle stationary. The indicator changes from white to green.

3.The vehicle will remain stationary even if you release the foot brake pedal.

4.If EPB is applied, Auto Hold will be released.

Leaving

If you press the accelerator pedal with the transmission in R (Reverse), D (Drive) or sports mode, the AUTO HOLD will be released automatically and the vehicle will start to move.

The indicator changes from green to white.

WARNING

When driving off from AUTO HOLD by applying accelerator pedal, always check the surrounding area near your vehicle. Slowly press the accelerator pedal for a smooth launch.

Cancel

If you want to release it manually or to cancel the Auto Hold operation, release the Auto Hold switch while depressing the brake pedal. The Auto Hold indicator will go out. For your safety, release the Auto Hold operation manually if the vehicle ahead is too close or during downhill driving.

✽ NOTICE

  • The Auto Hold does not operate when:

- The driver's seat belt is unfastened and driver's door is opened
- The engine hood is opened
- The trunk is opened
- The shift lever is in P (Park)
- The EPB is applied

  • For your safety, the Auto Hold automatically switches to EPB in such cases:

- The driver's seat belt is unfastened and driver's door is opened
- The engine hood is opened in [D] gear
- The trunk is opened in [R] gear
- The vehicle is in a standstill for more than 10 minutes
- The vehicle is standing on a steep slope
- The vehicle moved several times In these cases, the brake warning light comes on, the AUTO HOLD indicator changes from green to white, and a warning sounds and a message will appear to inform you that EPB has been automatically engaged.

Before driving off again, press foot brake pedal, check the surrounding area near your vehicle and release parking brake manually with the EPB switch.

  • If the AUTO HOLD indicator lights up yellow, the Auto Hold is not working properly. Take your vehicle to an authorized EQUUS dealer and have the system checked.

WARNING

  • Depress the accelerator pedal slowly when you start the vehicle.
  • For your safety, cancel the AUTO HOLD operation when:

- Driving downhill.
- Driving slowly, parking, or backing up.
- Washing the vehicle in an automatic car wash.

CAUTION

If there is a malfunction with the driver’s door, hood or trunk open detection system, the AUTO HOLD may not work properly. Take your vehicle to an authorized EQUUS dealer and have the system checked.

When the EPB is applied from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on the LCD


When the EPB is applied from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display. Also, warning chime sounds once.

If it is impossible to apply EPB from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on


If it is impossible to apply EPB from Auto Hold, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display. Also, warning chime sounds once. In that time, apply the brake pedal.

CAUTION

If this notice illuminates, the Auto Hold and EPB may not operate. For your safety, apply the brake pedal.

If you did not apply the brake pedal when you release the Auto Hold by pressing


If you did not apply the brake pedal when you release the Auto Hold by pressing the [AUTO HOLD] switch, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display. Also, warning chime sounds once.

When you press the [AUTO HOLD] switch, if the driver door, engine hood and trunk


When you press the [AUTO HOLD] switch, if the driver door, engine hood and trunk are not closed or the driver seat belt is not fastened, the notice will illuminate on the LCD display. Also warning chime sounds once. In that time, press the [AUTO HOLD] button after closing the driver door, engine hood and trunk and fastening the seat belt.

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