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Driving your vehicle
Snowy or Icy conditions
If you mount snow tires on your vehi-
cle, make sure they are radial tires of
the same size and load range as the
original tires. Mount snow tires on all
four wheels to balance your vehicle’s
handling in all weather conditions.
Keep in mind that the traction provid-
ed by snow tires on dry roads may
not be as high as your vehicle's orig-
inal equipment tires.You should drive
cautiously even when the roads are
clear. Check with the tire dealer for
maximum speed recommendations.
To drive your vehicle in deep snow, it
may be necessary to use snow tires
or to install tire chains on your tires.
If snow tires are needed, it is neces-
sary to select tires equivalent in size
and type of the original equipment
tires. Failure to do so may adversely
affect the safety and handling of your
rapid acceleration, sudden brake
applications, and sharp turns are
potentially very hazardous practices.
winter result in greater wear and During deceleration, use engine
other problems. To minimize the braking to the fullest extent. Sudden
problems of winter driving, you brake applications on snowy or icy
roads may cause skids to occur. You
need to keep sufficient distance
between the vehicle in operation in
front and your vehicle. Also, apply
the brake gently. It should be noted
that installing tire chains on the tire
will provide a greater driving force,
but will not prevent side skids.
Severe weather conditions in the
WARNING - Snow tire size
should follow these suggestions:
Snow tires should be equivalent
in size and type to the vehicle's
standard tires. Otherwise, the
safety and handling of your vehi-
cle may be adversely affected.
Do not install studded tires without
first checking local, state and munic-
ipal regulations for possible restric-
tions against their use.
Tire chains are not legal in all states.
Check the state laws before fitting
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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