Hyundai Elantra: Special Driving Conditions / Driving in the Rain

Rain and wet roads can make driving dangerous. Here are a few things to consider when driving in the rain or on slick pavement:

Hydroplaning

If the road is wet enough and you are going fast enough, your vehicle may have little or no contact with the road surface and actually ride on the water. The best advice is SLOW DOWN when the road is wet.

The risk of hydroplaning increases as the depth of tire tread decreases, refer to "Tire Tread" in chapter 7.

Smooth Cornering, Driving at Night
Smooth Cornering Avoid braking or gear changing in corners, especially when roads are wet. Ideally, corners should always be taken under gentle acceleration. Driving at Night Night driving present ...

Driving in Flooded Areas, Highway Driving
Driving in Flooded Areas Avoid driving through flooded areas unless you are sure the water is no higher than the bottom of the wheel hub. Drive through any water slowly. Allow adequate stopping d ...

Other information:

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) Service Manual: Condenser Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Check the condenser fins for clogging and damage. If clogged, clean them with water, and blow them with compressed air. If bent, gently bend them using a screwdriver or pliers. 2. Check the condenser connections for leakage, and repair or replace it, if required. Replace ...

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) 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.   ...

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