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I have a 2019 Kona EV. Aside from the size I have been pleased with most aspects of the car.
I have a charging question:

I cannot get a charger to pull out and it still is in charger mode.
To press the unlock on the fob does nothing. There is also an extended beep when I pass by the vehicle. It last maybe 10 seconds or so.

Is there someway to override this? The windows are off the car is unlocked I can’t get it to lock.

Very annoying, I’m looking for suggestions. Thanks very much
 

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I have a 2019 Kona EV. Aside from the size I have been pleased with most aspects of the car.
I have a charging question:

I cannot get a charger to pull out and it still is in charger mode.
To press the unlock on the fob does nothing. There is also an extended beep when I pass by the vehicle. It last maybe 10 seconds or so.

Is there someway to override this? The windows are off the car is unlocked I can’t get it to lock.

Very annoying, I’m looking for suggestions. Thanks very much
Take it to the dealer. That's what warranty and after purchase customer service is for.
 

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I have a 2019 Kona EV. Aside from the size I have been pleased with most aspects of the car.
I have a charging question:

I cannot get a charger to pull out and it still is in charger mode.
To press the unlock on the fob does nothing. There is also an extended beep when I pass by the vehicle. It last maybe 10 seconds or so.

Is there someway to override this? The windows are off the car is unlocked I can’t get it to lock.

Very annoying, I’m looking for suggestions. Thanks very much
Had the same problem. By the driver door on the dash are buttons for light dimmer, collision monitoring, lane assist, and traction control. Under the lane assist is one with a plug on it that says “Auto”. Press it while the car is on - it will automatically release the charger upon completion. You can “lock” the charger in place if you are charging the car at a public charger and don’t want someone to unplug it and potentially be able to drive off with your car. Hope that helps. Took me a couple of months to figure this out (without reading the manuals).
 

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I had this problem charging at my work when the car was not done charging. I think I had to lock and unlock the car with the key fob a couple of times and it then released the charger. This is somewhere in the manual.

Prior to finding the lock/unlock method, I would change the "stop when x% full percentage setting on the car, so that the car thought it was now full, It then decided to release the plug.

I also succeffully did the "stop charging" button in my ChargePoint app. ( may not apply to you)
 

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You have 15 seconds after you unlock (double click on the door, or unlock on the FOB) to press the plug latch and pull out.
 

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You can manually release the charge cable too - refer to page H42 of your manual. Basically there is a manual release under the bonnet 😬
 

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I have a 2019 Kona EV. Aside from the size I have been pleased with most aspects of the car.
I have a charging question:

I cannot get a charger to pull out and it still is in charger mode.
To press the unlock on the fob does nothing. There is also an extended beep when I pass by the vehicle. It last maybe 10 seconds or so.

Is there someway to override this? The windows are off the car is unlocked I can’t get it to lock.

Very annoying, I’m looking for suggestions. Thanks very much
If you are saying that you are unable to pull the charging "nozzle" out of the charging port, try turning the power off and on again, or on and off again. This worked for me once at a public charging station. ....Rickker
 

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Richard,
From what you are describing (not being able to lock the car, and the beeping sound when you walk by):. Your car may be in "park" but still "on". The beeping sound could be the lane change warning
that picks you up as you walk by the car. In this situation, you have to turn the car off. The situation can get further confused by not having the proximity key around.

Unfortunately the car is not very forgiving of performing an action while being in the wrong "state". For example, if you have the car in "Drive" and open the door, a rationally designed user interface would warn you, and put the car in park. A less sophisticated interface may just let the car roll forward as you exit. Or just warn you: "hey, you should not do that, it will end badly" . I am using this example to illustrate the kind of immaturity hyundai cars exhibit when the driver performs a "questionable" action.
The Kona can get confused, when you make a mistake, and then just perform a set of trial and error moves, to try to get yourself out of the unexpected situation you find yourself in.
 

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I have had the same problem (charge cord not releasing) a couple of times now. I have always gotten it out eventually but there does seem to be some issues....
 

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I never had a problem if the car has managed to complete charging. The issue tends to happen if you need to disconnect before that charge is complete. You can control when that is, by
setting what "full" means. For example you can set "full" to be 60% or 80%. And that is one trick you can use to release the charging handle. Like myself and others pointed out,
closing and opening the doors w the keyfob (or maybe doing this twice) releases the charging handle. Additional complication can occur if the car is parked, but not turned off.
 

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The Type 2 plug that the rest of the world uses has no manual latch so relies on an external means to trigger the unlock actuator as the PP pin resistance is fixed while plugged in. I've never had a problem myself because I follow the same protocols but have noticed that terminating the AC charge by bluntly switching off the EVSE is most likely to cause a hiccup. If I need to stop charging that way I first use the key fob unlock to pause charging then drop the AC power within the 15 sec or so period.
 

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I had the same issue, but it seems resolved if i lock and then unlock the doors with the fob. I can then unplug the charger.
 

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Yup, you have 15 seconds after unlocking to pull the plug.
 

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I had the same issue, but it seems resolved if i lock and then unlock the doors with the fob. I can then unplug the charger.
I have found you don’t have to lock first. Simply pressing unlock on the fob (even if the car is already unlocked) will pause charging and unlock the plug for 15 seconds.
 
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That is the normal mode of operation that most of us are familiar with.
 

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You can manually release the charge cable too - refer to page H42 of your manual. Basically there is a manual release under the bonnet 😬
Thank you thank you!! My husband was (literally) stuck at a public charging station and no one had any helpful suggestions for him. The magic of page H42 and the big orange button definitely saved the day! Thank you.
 

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Thank you thank you!! My husband was (literally) stuck at a public charging station and no one had any helpful suggestions for him. The magic of page H42 and the big orange button definitely saved the day! Thank you.
Do be careful using that method by ensuring that no significant power is flowing to the car at the time. So, either charging is shown stopped or press the emergency-stop button on the charger to stop it.
 
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