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Hyundai Sonata (2001 release)

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General recommendations for maintenance and repair
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Some of the recommendations for use of the vehicle
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Some of the recommendations for use of the vehicle

Contact with the catalytic converter of a large amount of unburned fuel can cause overheating and create a fire hazard. To avoid this, take the following precautions.

Precautions for use of the catalytic converter
1. Use only unleaded gasoline.
2. Avoid long-term operation of the engine at idle. Avoid the engine operating at a high frequency of idling for more than 10 minutes, and on an average - a 20 min.
3. Avoid testing the ignition system by visual observation of the overshoot of the spark. Perform this test only when it is absolutely necessary, as soon as possible; when testing never overload the engine.
4. Avoid prolonged measurement of compression in the cylinders of the engine. Such tests should be carried out as quickly as possible.
5. Do not start the engine when the fuel tank is nearly empty. This may cause the engine to misfire and create an additional burden on the catalytic converter.
6. Avoid the descent from the mountain with the ignition off and prolonged braking.
7. Do not store the used catalyst with the items soiled with gasoline or oil.

Handling airbags
Failure to comply with the order of the operation of the service may lead to an unexpected air bag deployment, which could cause injury.
Moreover, if the serving airbag mistake, the correct time airbag may fail.
When carrying out maintenance operations (including removing or installing components, inspection or replacement), follow these guidelines.
Carrying out of maintenance operations airbag in just 30 seconds or more after the key is turned in the ignition switch to ?«LOCK?» and disconnects the negative terminals of the battery. The system is equipped with airbags backup power for an airbag, when the wire is disconnected from the battery when the crash. Redundant power supply provides power for a fraction of a second. When the negative battery terminal is disconnected wire, the data memory clock and the audio will be erased. Before you begin, make a note of these data storage systems. After the end of the audio system, and adjust the clock.
Symptoms of airbag system malfunction is difficult to determine, therefore, in the case of fault diagnosis diagnostic codes are the most important source of information. When troubleshooting, always check the airbag DTCs before disconnecting the battery.
Never use airbag parts from another vehicle. When replacement parts are always install new parts.
Never attempt to disassemble and repair modules (SRSCM) airbag clock spring and wire for reuse.
If any part of an airbag system falling on them or there are cracks, dents or other damage to the body, bracket or connector, replace them with new ones.
After completing the airbag Test the SRS.

Lifting the car
When lifting a car jack Observe the following safety rules:
- Lock the wheels;
- Use only the specified jacking points;
- Keep the car tripod legs;
- Start up the engine only after making sure that the engine compartment are not fulfilled work and no tools.

Never place the jack under the elements of the front or rear axle.
To prevent damage to the painted surface of the spar cover contact surface of the jack cloth.
Never keep a car only one jack. Always use extra support.

Do not attempt to lift one side of the car, set the jack between the front and rear wheels, as it can damage the body.

Tightening the screw connections
Standard Tightening torques are given in Table. 12.

Table 1.2
Fastener Tightening
Some of the recommendations for use of the vehicle

Tightening torques are standard under the following conditions:
- The nuts and bolts are made of high-quality steel and galvanized;
- Bolt inserted galvanized flat steel washers;
- All the nuts, bolts and flat washers dry friction.
The tightening torques do not apply in the following cases:
- If the bolts are inserted under the spring, lock washers, etc .;
- If plastic parts are attached;
- If you use self-tapping screws or self-locking nuts.
Tightening torques must be reduced in the following cases:
- If you are using spring washers - 85%;
- If the thread and bearing surfaces lubricated with oil - 85%.

Recommended operating materials and their volumes
Recommended lubricants are listed in Table. 1.3 Capacities - Table. 14.

Table 1.3
Recommended Lubricants and Fluids
Some of the recommendations for use of the vehicle

Table 1.4
Capacities fluids
Some of the recommendations for use of the vehicle

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