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.

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