Hyundai Elantra: High-corrosion areas - Corrosion protection - Appearance care - Maintenance - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: High-corrosion areas


If you live in an area where your car is regularly exposed to corrosive materials, corrosion protection is particularly important. Some of the common causes of accelerated corrosion are road salts, dust control chemicals, ocean air and industrial pollution.

    Common causes of corrosion
    The most common causes of corrosion on your car are: Road salt, dirt and moisture that is allowed to accumulate underneath the car. Removal of paint or protective coatings by stones, gravel, ...

    Moisture breeds corrosion
    Moisture creates the conditions in which corrosion is most likely to occur. For example, corrosion is accelerated by high humidity, particularly when temperatures are just above freezing. In such ...