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Driving your vehicle
Maintenance when trailer towing
WARNING - Parking
It can be dangerous to get out
of your vehicle if the parking
brake is not firmly set.
If you have left the engine run-
ning, the vehicle can move sud-
denly. You or others could be
seriously or fatally injured.
Your vehicle will need service more
often when you regularly pull a trail-
er. Important items to pay particular
attention to include engine oil, auto-
matic transaxle fluid, axle lubricant
and cooling system fluid. Brake con-
dition is another important item to
frequently check. Each item is cov-
ered in this manual, and the Index
will help you find them quickly. If
you’re trailering, it’s a good idea to
• Due to higher load during
might occur in hot days or
during uphill driving. If the
coolant gauge indicates over-
heating, switch off the A/C and
stop the vehicle in a safe area
to cool down the engine.
• When towing check transaxle
fluid more frequently.
When you are ready to leave after review these sections before you
start your trip.
parking on a hill
With the automatic transaxle in P
(Park), apply your brakes and hold
the brake pedal down while you:
Don’t forget to also maintain your
trailer and hitch. Follow the mainte-
nance schedule that accompanied
your trailer and check it periodically.
Preferably, conduct the check at the
start of each day’s driving. Most
importantly, all hitch nuts and bolts
Start your engine;
Shift into gear; and
Release the parking brake.
Slowly remove your foot from the should be tight.
Drive slowly until the trailer is clear
of the chocks.
Stop and have someone pick up
and store the chocks.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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