Driving your vehicle
SPECIAL DRIVING CONDITIONS
Hazardous Driving Conditions
Rocking the Vehicle
When hazardous driving conditions If it is necessary to rock the vehicle
are encountered such as water, to free it from snow, sand, or mud,
If the tires spin at high speed the
tires can explode, and you or oth-
ers may be injured. Do not attempt
this procedure if people or objects
are anywhere near the vehicle.
The vehicle can overheat causing
an engine compartment fire or
other damage. Spin the wheels as
little as possible and avoid spin-
snow, ice, mud or sand:
first turn the steering wheel right and
left to clear the area around your
front wheels. Then, shift back and
forth between R (Reverse) and a for-
Try to avoid spinning the wheels, and
do not race the engine.
Drive cautiously and allow extra dis-
tance for braking.
Avoid sudden movements in braking
If stuck in snow, mud, or sand, use
second gear. Accelerate slowly to
avoid spinning the drive wheels.
To prevent transmission wear, wait ning the wheels at speeds over 35
until the wheels stop spinning before mph (56 km/h) as indicated on the
shifting gears. Release the accelera-
tor pedal while shifting, and press
lightly on the accelerator pedal while
the transmission is in gear. Slowly
spinning the wheels in forward and
reverse directions causes a rocking
motion that may free the vehicle.
Downshifting with an automatic
transmission while driving on
slippery surfaces can cause an
accident. The sudden change in
tire speed could cause the tires
to skid. Be careful when down-
shifting on slippery surfaces.
Use sand, rock salt, or other non-slip
material under the drive wheels to
provide traction when stuck in ice,
snow, or mud.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Sonata|
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