Hyundai Ioniq: Exterior Care / Repairing your vehicle’s finish, Bright-metal maintenance

Hyundai Ioniq (AE) 2017-2023 Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Exterior Care / Repairing your vehicle’s finish, Bright-metal maintenance

Repairing your vehicle’s finish

Deep scratches or stone chips in the painted surface must be repaired promptly. Exposed metal will quickly rust and may develop into a major repair expense.

NOTICE

If your vehicle is damaged and requires any metal repair or replacement, be sure the body shop applies anti-corrosion materials to the parts repaired or replaced.

Bright-metal maintenance

  • To remove road tar and insects, use a tar remover, not a scraper or other sharp object.
  • To protect the surfaces of brightmetal parts from corrosion, apply a coating of wax or chrome preservative and rub to a high luster.
  • During winter weather or in coastal areas, cover the bright metal parts with a heavier coating of wax or preservative. If necessary, coat the parts with non-corrosive petroleum jelly or other protective compound.

    Protecting your vehicle's finish

    Washing To help protect your vehicle’s finish from rust and deterioration, wash it thoroughly and frequently at least once a month with lukewarm or cold water...

    Underbody maintenance, Aluminum wheel maintenance

    Underbody maintenance Corrosive materials used for ice and snow removal and dust control may collect on the underbody. If these materials are not removed, accelerated rusting can occur on underbody parts such as the fuel lines, frame, floor pan and exhaust system, even though they have been treated with rust protection...

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    Hyundai Ioniq (AE) 2017-2023 Owner's Manual: Check Tire Pressure


    You can check the tire pressure in the Information Mode (for cluster type A) or Assist Mode (for cluster type B) on the cluster. Refer to the "LCD Display Modes" in chapter 3. Tire pressure is displayed after a few minutes of driving after initial engine start up...

    Hyundai Ioniq (AE) 2017-2023 Owner's Manual: Recommended Lubricants and Capacities


    To help achieve proper engine and powertrain performance and durability, use only lubricants of the proper quality. The correct lubricants also help promote engine efficiency that results in improved fuel economy. *1 : Refer to the recommended SAE viscosity numbers on the next page...

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