Driving your vehicle
If you believe your brakes may be Driving in flooded areas
Fuel, engine coolant and engine
wet, apply them lightly while driv-
Avoid driving through flooded areas
ing until normal braking operation
unless you are sure the water is no Driving at higher speeds on the high-
higher than the bottom of the wheel way consumes more fuel and is less
hub. Drive through any water slowly. efficient than driving at a slower,
Allow adequate stopping distance
because brake performance may be moderate speed in order to conserve
more moderate speed. Maintain a
If the road is wet enough and you are
going fast enough, your vehicle may
fuel when driving on the highway.
have little or no contact with the road After driving through water, dry the
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
Be sure to check both the engine
coolant level and the engine oil
DOWN when the road is wet.
A loose or damaged drive belt may
overheat the engine.
The risk of hydroplaning increas-
es as the depth of tire tread
decreases, refer to "Tire Tread" in
Adjust the tire inflation, as specified.
Under-inflation may overheat or
damage the tires.
Do not install worn-out or damaged
tires, which may reduce traction or
fail the braking operation.
Never over-inflate your tires above the
maximum inflation pressure, as speci-
fied on your tires.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Elantra Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Elantra|
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