Moisture breeds corrosion
To help prevent corrosion
If you live in an area where your vehi- Moisture creates the conditions in Keep your car clean
cle is regularly exposed to corrosive which corrosion is most likely to
materials, corrosion protection is occur. For example, corrosion is
particularly important. Some of the accelerated by high humidity, partic-
common causes of accelerated cor- ularly when temperatures are just
rosion are road salts, dust control above freezing. In such conditions,
chemicals, ocean air and industrial the corrosive material is kept in con-
The best way to prevent corrosion is
to keep your vehicle clean and free
of corrosive materials. Attention to
the underside of the vehicle is partic-
tact with the car surfaces by moisture
that is slow to evaporate.
If you live in a high-corrosion area
— where road salts are used, near
the ocean, areas with industrial
pollution, acid rain, etc.—, you
should take extra care to prevent
corrosion. In winter, hose off the
underside of your vehicle at least
once a month and be sure to clean
the underside thoroughly when
winter is over.
because it is slow to dry and holds
moisture in contact with the vehicle.
Although the mud appears to be dry,
it can still retain the moisture and
High temperatures can also acceler-
ate corrosion of parts that are not
properly ventilated so the moisture
can be dispersed. For all these rea-
sons, it is particularly important to
keep your vehicle clean and free of
mud or accumulations of other mate-
rials. This applies not only to the vis-
ible surfaces but particularly to the
underside of the vehicle.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
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