Hyundai Tucson: General checks - Do-it-yourself maintenance - Hyundai Tucson Owner's ManualHyundai Tucson: General checks

Engine Compartment

The following should be checked regularly: o Engine oil level and condition. o Transaxle fluid level and condition. o Brake fluid level. o Clutch fluid level. o Engine coolant level. o Windshield washer fluid level. o Accessory drive belt condition. o Engine coolant hose condition. o Fluid leaks (on or below components). o Power steering fluid level. o Battery condition. o Air filter condition.

Vehicle Exterior

The following should be checked monthly: o Overall appearance and condition. o Wheel condition and wheel nut torque. o Exhaust system condition. o Light condition and operation. o Windshield glass condition. o Wiper blade condition. o Paint condition and body corrosion. o Fluid leaks. o Door and hood lock condition. o Tire pressure and condition (including spare tire).

Vehicle Interior

The following should be checked each time when the vehicle is driven: o Lights operation. o Windshield wiper operation. o Horn operation. o Defroster, heating system operation (and air conditioning, if installed). o Steering operation and condition. o Mirror condition and operation. o Turn signal operation. o Accelerator pedal operation. o Brake operation, including parking brake. o Manual transaxle operation, including clutch operation. o Automatic transaxle operation, including "Park" mechanism operation. o Seat control condition and operation. o Seat belt condition and operation. o Sunvisor operation.

If you notice anything that does not operate correctly or appears to be functioning correctly, inspect it carefully and seek assistance from your Hyundai dealer if service is needed.

    Engine compartment
    (2.7 Gasoline) 1. Power steering fluid reservoir 2. Brake & Clutch fluid reservoir 3. Air cleaner 4. Fuse and Relay box 5. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 6. Engine oil level dips ...

    Checking the engine oil
    Engine oil is essential to the performance and service of the engine. It is suggested that you check the oil level at least once a week in normal use and more often if you are on a trip or drivi ...

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    Opening/closing the fuel cap
    Fuel vapor expands in hot weather. Open the filler cap slowly. After refueling, close the fuel filler cap by turning it clockwise until it clicks into place. CAUTION • Do not refuel with t ...

    Audio System Lighting
    You can use the instrument panel brightness control knob to adjust the illumination of the audio system. The audio system illuminates when the parking lights are on, even if the radio is turne ...

    Lap/Shoulder Belts
    All seating positions in your vehicle are equipped with lap/shoulder belts. The belt webbing retractor is designed to lock during very sudden stops or accidents. This feature allows the shoulder ...