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Driving your vehicle
Do not drive through water if the level
is higher than the bottom of the vehi-
Check your brake condition once
you are out of mud or water. Press
the brake pedal several times as
you move slowly until you feel nor-
mal braking forces return.
Shorten your scheduled mainte-
nance interval if you drive in off-
road conditions such as sand, mud
or water (see “Maintenance under
severe usage conditions” in section
CAUTION - Mud or snow
WARNING - AWD driving
• Avoid high cornering speed.
If one of the front or rear wheels
begins to spin in mud, snow,
etc. the vehicle can sometimes
be driven out by depressing the
accelerator pedal further; how-
ever avoid running the engine
Do not make quick steering
wheel movements, such as
sharp lane changes or fast,
The risk of rollover is greatly
increased if you lose control
of your vehicle at high speed.
In a collision, an unbelted per-
son is significantly more like-
ly to die compared to a person
wearing a seat belt.
because doing so could dam-
age the AWD system.
Always wash your vehicle thor-
oughly after off road use, especially
cleaning the bottom of the vehicle.
Since the driving torque is always
applied to the 4 wheels the per-
formance of the AWD vehicle is
greatly affected by the condition of
the tires. Be sure to equip the vehi-
cle with four tires of the same size
A full time all wheel drive vehicle
cannot be towed by an ordinary
tow truck. Make sure that the
vehicle is placed on a flat bed
truck for moving.
• Loss of control often occurs if
two or more wheels drop off
the roadway and the driver
over steers to re-enter the
roadway. In the event your
vehicle leaves the roadway, do
not steer sharply. Instead,
slow down before pulling
back into the travel lanes.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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