Hyundai Tucson: Checking drive belts - Do-it-yourself maintenance - Hyundai Tucson Owner's ManualHyundai Tucson: Checking drive belts

Drive belts should be checked periodically for

Drive belts should be checked periodically for proper tension and adjusted if necessary. At the same time, belts should be examined for cracks, wear, fraying or other evidence of deterioration and replaced if necessary. Belt routing should also be checked to be sure there is no interference between the belts and other parts of the engine. After a belt is replaced, the new belt should be adjusted again after two or three weeks to eliminate slack resulting from initial stretching after use.

    Checking brake pedal clearance
    You need a helper to check the brake pedal clearance. With the engine running, have your helper press down on the brake pedal several times and then hold it down with a force of about 110 lb ...

    Checking and replacing fuses
    Replacing a Fusible Link A fusible link will melt if the electrical circuits from the battery are ever overloaded, thus preventing damage to the entire wiring harness. (This could be caused ...

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    Under-floor storage compartment (if equipped)
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