Hyundai Elantra: Washer Fluid - MaintenanceHyundai Elantra: Washer Fluid

Checking the Washer Fluid Level

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

To prevent serious injury or death, take the following safety precautions when using washer fluid:

  • Do not use engine coolant or antifreeze in the washer fluid reservoir. Engine coolant can severely obscure visibility when sprayed on the windshield and may cause loss of vehicle control resulting in an accident or damage to paint and body trim.
  • Do not allow sparks or flames to contact the washer fluid or the washer fluid reservoir. Washer fluid may contain alcohol and can be flammable.
  • Do not drink washer fluid and avoid contact with skin. Washer fluid is harmful to humans and animals.
  • Keep washer fluid away from children and animals.
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