Hyundai Sonata: Washer fluid - Maintenance - Hyundai Sonata YF 2011-2019 Owner's ManualHyundai Sonata: Washer fluid

Checking the washer fluid level

The reservoir is translucent so that you can check the level with a quick visual

The reservoir is translucent so that you can check the level with a quick visual inspection.

Check the fluid level in the washer fluid reservoir and add fluid if necessary. Plain water may be used if washer fluid is not available. However, use washer solvent with antifreeze characteristics in cold climates to prevent freezing.

WARNING - Coolant

  • Do not use radiator coolant or antifreeze in the washer fluid reservoir.
  • Radiator coolant can severely obscure visibility when sprayed on the windshield and may cause loss of vehicle control or damage to paint and body trim.
  • Windshield washer fluid agents contain some amounts of alcohol and can be flammable under certain circumstances. Do not allow sparks or flame to contact the washer fluid or the washer fluid reservoir. Damage to the vehicle or occupants could occur.
  • Windshield washer fluid is poisonous to humans and animals. Do not drink and avoid contacting windshield washer fluid. Serious injury or death could occur.
    Brake fluid
    Checking the brake/clutch 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 ...

    Parking brake
    Checking the parking brake Type A Check whether the stroke is within specification when the parking brake pedal is depressed with 44 lb (20 kg, 196 N) of force. Also, the parking brake alone s ...

    See also:

    Front seat
    Manual adjustment Forward and rearward To move the seat forward or rearward: 1. Pull the seat slide adjustment lever up and hold it. 2. Slide the seat to the position you desire. 3. Release t ...

    Child-protector rear door lock
    The child safety lock is provided to help prevent children from accidentally opening the rear doors from inside the vehicle. The rear door safety locks should be used whenever children are in th ...

    Instrument panel fuse replacement
    1. Turn the ignition switch and all other switches off. 2. Open the fuse panel cover. 3. Pull the suspected fuse straight out. Use the removal tool provided in the engine compartment fuse ...