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This is a 2008 Sante fe Limited FWD vehicle. When I use the key fob to unlock the vehicle, in about 30 seconds it locks itself. It has not done that in the past. Is there some setting I have inadvertently changed?

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I solved my own problem. It seems the same rule applies, "when all else fails, follow directions." I found, in the operators manual, that when you use the key fob to unlock the door and hatch and DO NOT open any of those doors for approximately 30 seconds the system is designed to automatically lock the doors. The turn signal lights blink once and the security system comes on and the door are locked. So, for all of us who think reading the operators manual is a sign of weakness, think again. :)

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