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I have a new 2017 Hyundai Tucson with pushbutton start. Just wondering how well this works at -20 degrees and if it fails to start, what to do? It's my wife's car and she can turn a problem into a disaster pretty quickly.  :eek:  Yes, It's under warranty, but I want to avoid that inconvenience if possible.

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1 hour ago, RebelSS said:

Why would you expect it to be any different than a keyed start? :confused:

Cuz you don't have control over how long the starter cranks and I don't know how that's managed with the pushbutton start. You just put your foot on the brake and hit the button.

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If your battery is up to snuff, and with fuel injection, no reason your vehicle will not pop almost right off...even in very cold temps...unless you have other issues. The push buttons have a 4-7 second cut-off time, (most do) then you have to push it again if it fails to start. Not to worry. :)

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2 hours ago, RebelSS said:

If your battery is up to snuff, and with fuel injection, no reason your vehicle will not pop almost right off...even in very cold temps...unless you have other issues. The push buttons have a 4-7 second cut-off time, (most do) then you have to push it again if it fails to start. Not to worry. :)

Have you tried tapping out S.O.S on it when it doesn't start? :grin:

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9 hours ago, h8go4s said:

Cuz you don't have control over how long the starter cranks and I don't know how that's managed with the pushbutton start. You just put your foot on the brake and hit the button.

well with my truck I have to hit the brake to, to start it, and I pulled my foot off once and it would start  til I did it over

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49 minutes ago, RebelSS said:

I knew it wouldn't take long before the horshsh** slingers crawled outta the woodwork. Back to loading +P FMJ's. Much more enjoyable.

 I hope you don't have a PC program to find where IP addresses originate from...... I prefer hollow points. LOL!

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my 2015 truck has a key, but it starts from the first turn, not how long you hold the key on start. meaning, I have had my fingers slip off the key while turning it without getting to full turn, but even with my hand off, it still started, (pretty weird). I would think a keyless ignition is the same. same thing with auto start, my truck and keyless car start every time in the extreme cold.

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Not sure with Hyundai, but Ford has a backup slot if the key fails to work wirelessly. A good reading of that owners manual will tell you.

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