2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Owners Manual

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What to do in an emergency
Tire pressure monitoring sys-
As  an   added  safety  feature,   your     Your vehicle has also been equipped
vehicle has been equipped with a tire    with a TPMS malfunction indicator to
pressure monitoring  system (TPMS)     indicate   when  the   system   is  not
that  illuminates  a low  tire  pressure     operating  properly. The  TPMS  mal-
telltale  when  one  or  more  of  your     function  indicator  is  combined  with
tires  is   significantly  under-inflated.      the low  tire  pressure  telltale. When
Accordingly, when  the low  tire pres-     the  system   detects  a  malfunction,
sure  telltale illuminates,  you  should     the telltale will flash for approximate-
stop and check your tires as soon as     ly  one minute and  then remain con-
possible,  and   inflate   them  to   the     tinuously illuminated. This sequence
proper pressure. Driving on a signifi-      will continue upon  subsequent vehi-
cantly under-inflated  tire causes  the     cle start-ups as long as the malfunc-
tire to  overheat and  can lead to  tire     tion   exists.  When  the   malfunction
failure. Under-inflation  also  reduces     indicator  is  illuminated,  the  system
fuel efficiency and tire  tread life, and     may  not be  able to  detect or  signal
may affect the vehicle’s handling and     low tire pressure as intended.
Over-inflation or under-inflation
can  reduce  tire  life,  adversely
affect   vehicle    handling,   and
lead  to sudden  tire failure  that
may cause  loss of vehicle  con-
trol resulting in an accident.
Each tire, including the spare  (if pro-
vided),  should  be checked  monthly
when cold and inflated to the inflation
pressure recommended by  the vehi-
cle manufacturer on the vehicle plac-
ard or tire inflation  pressure label. (If
your  vehicle has  tires  of a  different
size  than the  size  indicated  on the
vehicle placard  or tire inflation  pres-
sure label, you should determine the
proper   tire   inflation   pressure   for
those tires.)
stopping ability.
TPMS malfunctions  may occur for  a
Please note  that the TPMS  is not  a     variety   of  reasons,   including    the
substitute   for   proper  tire   mainte-     installation  of  replacement  or  alter-
nance, and it is the driver’s responsi-     nate  tires  or wheels  on  the vehicle
bility  to  maintain  correct  tire  pres-      that prevent the TPMS from function-
sure, even  if under-inflation  has not      ing properly. Always check the TPMS
reached the  level to trigger  illumina-     malfunction  telltale   after  replacing
tion  of the  TPMS  low tire  pressure     one  or more tires or  wheels on your
vehicle  to  ensure  that the  replace-
ment  or  alternate  tires and  wheels
allow the TPMS  to continue to  func-
tion properly.
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