Hyundai Elantra: In the event of brake failure - Power brakes - Brake system - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: In the event of brake failure


If service brakes fail to operate while the vehicle is in motion, you can make an emergency stop with the parking brake. The stopping distance, however, will be much greater than normal.

- Parking brakeWARNING - Parking brake

Applying the parking brake while the vehicle is moving at normal speeds can cause a sudden loss of control of the vehicle. If you must use the parking brake to stop the vehicle, use great caution in applying the brake.

    Power brakes
    Your vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal usage. In the event that the power-assisted brakes lose power because of a stalled engine or some other reason, you ...

    Disc brakes wear indicator (if equipped)
    Your vehicle has disc brakes. When your brake pads are worn and new pads are required, you will hear a highpitched warning sound from your front brakes or rear brakes. You may hear this sound come ...