Hyundai Santa Fe: Necessary inspections - Before driving - Driving your vehicleHyundai Santa Fe: Necessary inspections

Fluid levels, such as engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, and washer fluid should be checked on a regular basis, with the exact interval depending on the fluid. Further details are provided in Section 7, “Maintenance”.

WARNING

Driving while distracted can result in a loss of vehicle control, that may lead to an accident, severe personal injury, and death. The driver’s primary responsibility is in the safe and legal operation of a vehicle, and use of any handheld devices, other equipment, or vehicle systems which take the driver’s eyes, attention and focus away from the safe operation of a vehicle or which are not permissible by law should never be used during operation of the vehicle.

    Before entering vehicle
    Be sure that all windows, outside mirror(s), and outside lights are clean. Check the condition of the tires. Check under the vehicle for any sign of leaks. Be sure there are no obstacles behi ...

    Before starting
    Close and lock all doors. Position the seat so that all controls are easily reached. Adjust the inside and outside rearview mirrors. Be sure that all lights work. Check all gauges. Check ...

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    Transaxle ranges
    The indicator lights in the instrument cluster displays the shift lever position when the ignition switch is in the ON position. P (Park) Always come to a complete stop before shifting into P (Par ...

    To temporarily accelerate with the cruise control on
    If you want to speed up temporarily when the cruise control is on, depress the accelerator pedal. Increased speed will not interfere with cruise control operation or change the set speed. To retu ...

    Emergency towing
    Rear If towing is necessary, we recommend you to have it done by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer or a commercial tow truck service. If towing service is not available in an emergency, your vehicl ...