2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Owners Manual

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What to do in an emergency
Each tire,  including the spare  (if pro-     Please  note that  the TPMS  is not  a
vided),  should  be  checked   monthly     substitute for proper tire maintenance,
when cold  and inflated to the  recom-     and it  is the  driver’s responsibility  to
mended pressure by the vehicle man-     maintain correct tire pressure, even  if
ufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire     under-inflation  has  not  reached  the
inflation pressure label. (If your vehicle    level   to  trigger  illumination   of  the
has tires  of  a different  size than  the     TPMS low tire pressure indicator.
size indicated  on the  vehicle placard
Your vehicle has also been equipped
or  tire  inflation   pressure  label,  you
with a TPMS malfunction indicator to
should determine the proper tire infla-
indicate when the system is not oper-
tion pressure for those tires.)
ating properly.The TPMS malfunction
Type A
Type B
As  an   added  safety  feature,   your     indicator is combined with the low tire
vehicle has been equipped with a tire    pressure  indicator. When the system
pressure monitoring  system (TPMS)     detects  a  malfunction, the  indicator
that  illuminates  a low  tire  pressure     will   flash    for   approximately   one
indicator when  one or  more of  your     minute and then remain continuously
tires  is   significantly  under-inflated.      illuminated. This  sequence will  con-
Accordingly, when  the low  tire pres-     tinue upon  subsequent vehicle start-
sure indicator illuminates, you should     ups as long as the malfunction exists.
stop and check your tires as soon as     When the malfunction indicator is illu-
possible,  and   inflate   them  to   the     minated, the system may not be able
proper pressure. Driving on a signifi-      to detect  or signal  low tire  pressure
cantly under-inflated  tire causes  the     as intended.TPMS malfunctions may
tire to  overheat and  can lead to  tire     occur for a variety of reasons, includ-
failure. Under-inflation  also  reduces     ing the  installation of replacement or
fuel efficiency and tire  tread life, and     alternate tires or  wheels on the vehi-
may affect the vehicle’s handling and     cle that prevent the TPMS from func-
TPMS malfunction indicator
Low tire pressure indicator
(Shown on the LCD display)
stopping ability.
tioning properly.
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