2017 Hyundai Elantra Owners Manual

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Driving in the rain
i   Information
Avoid  braking  or  gear  changing  in     Rain and wet roads can make driving
corners,  especially when  roads  are     dangerous. Here are  a few things to
wet.  Ideally, corners  should  always     consider  when driving  in the  rain or
The ESC system (if equipped) must be
turned OFF  before rocking the vehi-
be taken under gentle acceleration.
on slick pavement:
Slow down  and allow extra  follow-
ing   distance.    A   heavy   rainfall
makes it harder to see and increas-
es  the  distance   needed  to  stop
your vehicle.
Turn  OFF your  Cruise  Control. (if
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.
Driving at night
If you  are still  stuck after rocking
the vehicle  a  few times, have  the     Night driving presents  more hazards
vehicle pulled out by a tow vehicle     than driving in the daylight. Here  are
to avoid  engine overheating, pos-     some important  tips to remember:
sible damage to the transmission,
and tire  damage. See "Towing"  in
chapter 6.
Slow  down  and   keep  more  dis-
tance between you and other vehi-
cles, as  it may be  more difficult to
see  at  night,  especially  in  areas
where there may not  be any street
Adjust  your mirrors  to  reduce the
glare   from  other   driver's   head-
Keep  your  headlamps  clean  and
properly aimed. Dirty or improperly
aimed   headlamps   will   make   it
much more difficult to see at night.
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.
Avoid staring  directly at  the head-
lamps  of  oncoming  vehicles. You
could be temporarily blinded, and it
will take  several  seconds for  your
eyes to readjust to the darkness.
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