Driving your vehicle
Driving in the rain
• If you believe your brakes may be Driving in flooded areas
wet, apply them lightly while driv-
Avoid driving through flooded areas
ing until normal braking operation
unless you are sure the water is no
Rain and wet roads can make driving
dangerous. Here are a few things to
consider when driving in the rain or
on slick pavement:
higher than the bottom of the wheel
hub. Drive through any water slowly.
Allow adequate stopping distance
because brake performance may be
Slow down and allow extra follow-
ing distance. A heavy rainfall If the road is wet enough and you are
makes it harder to see and increas- going fast enough, your vehicle may
es the distance needed to stop have little or no contact with the road After driving through water, dry the
Turn OFF your Cruise Control.
surface and actually ride on the brakes by gently applying them sev-
water. The best advice is SLOW eral times while the vehicle is moving
DOWN when the road is wet.
Replace your windshield wiper
blades when they show signs of
streaking or missing areas on the
Be sure your tires have enough
tread. If your tires do not have
enough tread, making a quick stop
on wet pavement can cause a skid
and possibly lead to an accident.
See "Tire Tread" in chapter 7.
The risk of hydroplaning increas-
es as the depth of tire tread
decreases, refer to "Tire Tread" in
Turn on your headlamps to make it
easier for others to see you.
Driving too fast through large pud-
dles can affect your brakes. If you
must go through puddles, try to
drive through them slowly.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Sonata|
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