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Hyundai Equus: Hazardous driving conditions - Special driving conditions - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Equus 2009-2020 Owners ManualHyundai Equus: Hazardous driving conditions

When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud,


When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions:

  • Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking.
  • Avoid sudden movements in braking or steering.
  • If stalled in snow, mud, or sand, use second gear. Accelerate slowly to avoid spinning the drive wheels.
  • Use sand, rock salt, tire chains, or other non-slip material under the drive wheels to provide traction when stalled in ice, snow, or mud.

WARNING - ABS

Do not pump the brake pedal on a vehicle equipped with ABS.

WARNING - Downshifting

Downshifting with an automatic transmission, while driving on slippery surfaces can cause an accident. The sudden change in tire speed could cause the tires to skid. Be careful when down

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    If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth betwe ...

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