Hyundai Santa Fe: Push-starting - Emergency starting - What to do in an emergencyHyundai Santa Fe: Push-starting

Vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle cannot be push-started.

Follow the directions in this section for jump-starting.

WARNING

Never tow a vehicle to start it because the sudden surge forward when the engine starts could cause a collision with the tow vehicle.

    Jump starting procedure
    ✽ NOTICE If the battery is discharged, the engine can be started using a battery of another vehicle and two jumper cables. Only use jumper cables with fully insulated clamp handles. To pre ...

    If the engine overheats
    If your temperature gauge indicates overheating, you experience a loss of power, or hear loud pinging or knocking, the engine is probably too hot. If this happens, you should: 1. Pull off the roa ...

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    Wheel replacement
    When replacing the metal wheels for any reason, make sure the new wheels are equivalent to the original factory units in diameter, rim width and offset. WARNING A wheel that is not the correct siz ...

    If you have a flat tire while driving
    If a tire goes flat while you are driving: 1. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal and let the car slow down while driving straight ahead. Do not apply the brakes immediately or attempt to pull ...

    ETC (Electronic Throttle Control) System. Troubleshooting
    Fail-Safe Mode Item Fail-Safe ETC Motor Throttle valve stuck at 5В° TPS TPS 1 fault ECM looks at TPS2 ...