Hyundai Santa Fe: ALL Wheel Drive (AWD) transfer mode selection - All wheel drive (AWD) - Driving your vehicleHyundai Santa Fe: ALL Wheel Drive (AWD) transfer mode selection

✽ NOTICE

✽ NOTICE

  • When driving on normal roads, deactivate the AWD LOCK mode by pushing the AWD LOCK button (the indicator light goes off). Driving on normal roads with AWD LOCK mode(especially, when cornering) may cause mechanical noise or vibration. The noise and vibration will disappear when the AWD LOCK mode is deactivated. Some parts of the power train may be damaged by prolonged driving with the noise and vibration.
  • When the AWD LOCK mode is deactivated, a shock may be felt as the drive power is delivered entirely to the front wheels. This shock is not a mechanical failure.
Tight corner brake effect
CAUTION - AWD When turning sharply on a paved road at low speed while in all wheel drive, steering control will be difficult. Tight corner brake effect is a unique characteristic of all-wheel drive vehicles ...

For safe all wheel drive operation
WARNING - All wheel driving When conditions demand the use of four-wheel drive, all functions of your vehicle are exposed to extreme stress. Slow down and be ready for changes in the composition and traction ...

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