2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Owners Manual

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Exterior care
Finish maintenance
Exterior general caution
Do not use strong soap, chem-
ical  detergents  or  hot  water,
and do not wash the vehicle in
direct  sunlight   or  when   the
body of the vehicle is warm.
Be  careful when  washing the
side windows of your vehicle.
Especially, with high-pressure
water, water may leak through
the windows and wet  the inte-
•  To  prevent    damage   to   the
plastic  parts   and  lamps,  do
not  clean  with  chemical  sol-
vents or strong detergents.
To  help protect  your vehicle’s  finish
from  rust and  deterioration, wash  it
thoroughly  and   frequently  at  least
once a month  with lukewarm or cold
If  you  use  your  vehicle  for  off-road
driving, you should wash it  after each
off-road  trip. Pay  special attention  to
the  removal  of any  accumulation  of
salt, dirt, mud, and other foreign mate-
rials. Make sure the drain holes in the
It is very important to follow the label
directions when  using any  chemical
cleaner  or polish.  Read all  warning
and caution  statements that  appear
on the label.
High-pressure washing
When  using  high-pressure  wash-
ers,  make  sure  to maintain  suffi-
cient distance from the vehicle.
Insufficient clearance or  excessive     lower edges  of the  doors and  rocker
pressure  can  lead  to  component     panels are kept clear and clean.
damage or water penetration.
Insects, tar, tree sap, bird droppings,
Do not  spray the camera,  sensors
or its surrounding area directly with     deposits can  damage your vehicle’s
a  high   pressure   washer.  Shock     finish if not removed  immediately.
applied  from high  pressure  water
Even   prompt   washing   with  plain
water may not completely remove all
these deposits.
A mild soap,  safe for use on painted
surfaces, may be used.
After washing, rinse the  vehicle thor-
oughly with  lukewarm or  cold water.
Do not allow soap to dry on the finish.
WARNING - Wet brakes
may cause the  device to not oper-
ate normally.
Do not bring the nozzle tip close to
boots (rubber  or plastic covers)  or
connectors  as they  may  be dam-
aged if they come into contact with
high pressure water.
After  washing  the  vehicle,  test
the  brakes while  driving  slowly
to see if they have been affected
by water. If braking  performance
is  impaired,  dry  the  brakes  by
applying them lightly while main-
taining a slow forward speed.
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