Hyundai Santa Fe: Changing the coolant - Engine coolant - MaintenanceHyundai Santa Fe: Changing the coolant

Have coolant changed by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section.

CAUTION

Put a thick cloth or fabric around the radiator cap before refilling the coolant in order to prevent the coolant from overflowing into engine parts such as generator.

WARNING - Coolant

  • Do not use radiator coolant or antifreeze in the washer fluid reservoir.
  • Radiator coolant can severely obscure visibility when sprayed on the windshield and may cause loss of vehicle control or damage to paint and body trim.
    Checking the coolant level
    Removing radiator cap Never attempt to remove the radiator cap while the engine is operating or hot. Doing so might lead to cooling system and engine damage and could result in serious per ...

    Brake fluid
    Checking the brake fluid level Check the fluid level in the reservoir periodically. The fluid level should be between MAX and MIN marks on the side of the reservoir. Before removing the reserv ...

    See also:

    Components and Components Location
    Components 1. Windshield side 2. Windshield glass side bracket [LH] 3. Windshield glass side bracket [LH] 4. Windshield glass upper molding ...

    Operating door locks from outside the vehicle
    Using the folding key • Doors can be locked and unlocked pressing the lock button(1) and unlock button(2) on the folding key. Once the doors are unlocked, they may be opened by pulling the d ...

    Vehicle handling instructions
    As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control, an accident or vehicle rollover. Specific design characteristics (higher ground clearan ...