2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Owners Manual

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Aluminum wheel maintenance
The  aluminum   wheels  are  coated      Protecting  your  vehicle   from  corro-
with a clear protective finish.
Corrosion protection
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.
Do  not use  any abrasive  cleaner,     By  using the most  advanced design
polishing   compound,  solvent,   or     and construction practices to combat
wire brushes on aluminum wheels.     corrosion,  we  produces cars  of  the
They  may scratch  or damage  the     highest quality. However,  this is only
part of  the job. To  achieve the  long-
term corrosion  resistance your vehi-
cle can deliver, the owner's coopera-
tion and assistance is also required.
Clean the wheel when it has cooled.
Use  only  a  mild  soap  or  neutral
detergent,   and  rinse   thoroughly
with  water. Also,  be sure  to clean
the  wheels after  driving on  salted
Common causes of corrosion
roads.This helps prevent corrosion.     The most  common causes  of corro-
sion on your vehicle are:
•  Road salt, dirt and moisture that  is
allowed to accumulate  underneath
the car.
Avoid  washing   the   wheels  with
high-speed car wash brushes.
Do  not  use  any  alkaline  or  acid
detergent. It may damage and cor-
rode the  aluminum wheels  coated     • Removal   of   paint   or   protective
with a clear protective finish.
coatings  by  stones,  gravel,  abra-
sion  or  minor scrapes  and  dents
which   leave   unprotected   metal
exposed to corrosion.
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