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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    Compass Messages
    CAL This message is displayed when the compass needs to be calibrated. See Compass on page 5‑5. – – – Three dashes will be displayed if the compass needs service. See your dealer fo ...

    Safety Locks
    The rear door safety locks switch is on the instrument panel. Rear door safety locks prevent passengers from opening the rear doors from inside the vehicle. Press to activate the safety locks. ...

    Unlocking the vehicle
    To prevent accidental operation, never leave the Smart Key in the vehicle if children or animals are also left in the vehicle. Note: The operational range of the Smart Key will vary consider ...