Use 4H or 4L position only whennecessary. However, the performance of thesetires will be substantially reduced in snowyand icy conditions. Upper and lower glove box P. To remove the first aid kit: s1 Squeeze the latch buttons. When the system is activated, both rear wheelswill engage, providing added traction.
Before using any fabric protector, readthe manufacturers recommendations. After starting the engine, carefully discon-nect the negative cable and then the positivecable. The 4H position provides greater trac-tion. Se-cure objects away from the area inwhich an air bag would inflate. Hold the connector tongue s1 so that theseat belt does not retract suddenly when thetongue is released from the connectorbuckle.
Avoid parking your vehicle on steephills. Choose preset channel A, B or C using thepreset select button. Make sure the area around the vehicle isclear. Use of tire chains may be prohibited accord-ing to location. If you havea flat tire, replace it with a spare tire assoon as possible. As a result, yourbraking distance will be longer and the vehiclemay pull to one side during braking.
Make sure to hold the seatbelts above the seat cushion and prop-erly push the seat cushion down intoplace. See Child re-straints later in this section for more information. You can beinjured by an electrical shock if you use anungrounded connection. This allows the vehicle to be movedif the battery is discharged. Air pollutionIndustrial pollution, the presence of salt in the airin coastal areas, or heavy road salt use acceler-ates the corrosion process. Adjust inside and outside mirrors. Never change tires if oncoming traffic isclose to your vehicle.
Seat belt assembliesnot in use during a collision should alsobe inspected and replaced if eitherdamage or improper operation is noted. Use a proper gear range which suits roadconditions. Do not stop or park the vehicle overflammable materials such as dry grass,waste paper or rags. To help reduce brake wear and to prevent thebrakes from overheating, reduce speed anddownshift to a lower gear before going down aslope or long grade. If they are not completely secured,passengers may be injured in an acci-dent or sudden stop.
When the or button is pushed formore than 1. Be sure to store it in asecure place. Keep the front wheels in correct alignment. In-stead drive either straight up or straightdown the slopes. Refer to Wheels and tires in theMaintenance and do-it-yourself sec-tion of this manual.
Avoid excessive speed, highspeed cornering, or sudden steering maneuvers,because these driving practices could cause youto lose control of your vehicle. To push the shift lock release, complete the fol-lowing procedure: 1. When the engine starts, the forwardsurge could cause the vehicle to collidewith the tow vehicle. Make sure that the secondary latch keeps thehood from opening when the primary latch isreleased. Lower the vehicle slowly until the tiretouches the ground. Radiator and hoses Check the front of theradiator and clean off any dirt, insects, leaves,etc.
Should this occur, depress the clutchpedal and turn the main switch off imme-diately. If the vehicle is being driven with low tirepressure, the tire pressure monitoring system willactivate and warn you of it by the low tire pressurewarning light. Do not allow battery fluid to come intocontact with eyes, skin, clothing orpainted surfaces. Overheated brakes mayreduce braking performance and could result inloss of vehicle control. If you choose to use a tire dressing, take thefollowing precautions: Use a water-based tire dressing. Ve-hicles operated in high temperatures or undersevere conditions require frequent checks of thebattery fluid level. To reset at a slower cruising speed, use oneof the following three methods.
Be sure to adjust yourspeed and driving to these conditions. Do not downshift into the 3 position at speedsover the following and do not exceed the follow-ing speeds in the 3 position. Keep the tires inflated to the correct pres-sure. The com-pact disc will be ejected. Head restraints should be adjustedproperly as they may provide significantprotection against injury in an accident.