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Driving your vehicle
Parking on hills
Generally, if you have a trailer
attached to your vehicle, you should 1. Pull the vehicle into the parking
not park your vehicle on a hill. People
can be seriously or fatally injured,
and both your vehicle and the trailer
can be damaged if they unexpected-
ly roll down hill.
However, if you ever have to park your
trailer on a hill, here's how to do it:
When towing a trailer on steep
grades (in excess of 6%) pay
close attention to the engine
coolant temperature gauge to
ensure the engine does not
space.Turn the steering wheel in the
direction of the curb (right if headed
down hill, left if headed up hill).
If the vehicle has an automatic
transaxle, place the car in P (Park).
Set the parking brake and shut off
Place chocks under the trailer
wheels on the down hill side of the
If the needle of the coolant
across the dial towards “H”
(HOT), pull over and stop as
soon as it is safe to do so, and
allow the engine to idle until it
cools down. You may proceed
once the engine has cooled
WARNING - Parking
on a hill
Parking your vehicle on a hill
with a trailer attached could
cause serious injury or death,
should the trailer break loose or
the brake stops working.
5. Start the vehicle, hold the brakes,
shift to neutral, release the parking
brake and slowly release the
brakes until the trailer chocks
absorb the load.
6. Reapply the brakes, reapply the
parking brake and shift the vehicle
to P (Park) for automatic transaxle.
Use caution when driving on
an uphill grade to reduce the
possibility of engine and
Shut off the vehicle and release
the vehicle brakes but leave the
parking brake set.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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