Hyundai Tucson: Driving your vehicle / Trailer towing

If you are considering to tow with your vehicle, you should first check with your state's Department of Motor Vehicles to determine legal requirements. Since laws vary from state to state the requirements for towing trailers, vehicles, or other types of vehicles or apparatus may differ. Ask an authorized HYUNDAI dealer for further details before towing.

Remember that trailering is different than just driving your vehicle by itself. Trailering means changes in handling, durability, and fuel economy.

Successful, safe trailering requires correct equipment, and it has to be used properly. Damage to your vehicle caused by improper trailer towing is not covered by your vehicle manufacturer’s warranty.

This section contains many timetested, important trailering tips and safety rules. Many of these are important for your safety and that of your passengers. Please read this section carefully before you pull a trailer.

WARNING

Take the following precautions:

Tire chains
Since the sidewalls of radial tires are thinner than other types of tires, they may be damaged by mounting some types of tire chains on them. Therefore, the use of snow tires is recommended ins ...

If you decide to pull a trailer?
Here are some important points if you decide to pull a trailer: Consider using a sway control.You can ask a trailer hitch dealer about sway control. Do not do any towing with your vehicle dur ...

Other information:

Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Service Manual: Repair procedures
Inspection 1. After disconnecting the vapor hose from the PCV valve, remove the PCV valve. 2. Reconnect the PCV valve to the vapor hose. 3. Run the engine at idle, then put a finger over the open end of the PCV valve and make sure that intake manifold vacuum can be felt.   ...

Hyundai Tucson (LM) 2010-2015 Service Manual: Side Airbag (SAB) Module Description and Operation
Description The Side Airbags (SAB) are installed inside the front seat and protects the driver and passenger from danger when side crash occurs. The SRSCM determines deployment of side airbag by using Side Impact Sensor (SIS) signal.     Never attempt to measure the circu ...

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