Hyundai Tucson: Braking system / Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)

WARNING

An Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) or an Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system will not prevent accidents due to improper or dangerous driving maneuvers. Even though vehicle control is improved during emergency braking, always maintain a safe distance between you and objects ahead of you. Vehicle speeds should always be reduced during extreme road conditions. The braking distance for cars equipped with ABS or ESC may be longer than for those without these systems in the road conditions described below. Drive your vehicle at reduced speeds during the following conditions:

The safety features of an ABS or ESC equipped vehicle should not be tested by high speed driving or cornering. This could endanger the safety of yourself or others.

ABS is an electronic braking system that helps prevent a braking skid. ABS allows the driver to steer and brake at the same time.

Parking brake
Always set the parking brake before leaving the vehicle, to apply: ■ Foot type Firmly depress the brake pedal. Depress the parking brake pedal down as far as possible. ■ Hand type Fi ...

Using ABS
To obtain the maximum benefit from your ABS in an emergency situation, do not attempt to modulate your brake pressure and do not try to pump your brakes. Depress your brake pedal as hard as possib ...

Other information:

Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Owners Manual: Brake fluid
Checking the brake fluid level Check the fluid level in the reservoir periodically. The fluid level should be between MAX and MIN marks on the side of the reservoir. Before removing the reservoir cap and adding brake fluid, clean the area around the reservoir cap thoroughly to prevent brake ...

Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Owners Manual: Windshield defrosting and defogging
WARNING Windshield heating Do not use the or  position during cooling operation in extremely humid weather. The difference between the temperature of the outside air and the windshield could cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up, causing loss of visibility. In this case, ...

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