How to use this manual

possible driving pleasure from your vehicle.

Your Owner’s Manual can assist you in many ways. We strongly recommend that you read the entire manual.

Especially, in order to minimize the chance of death or injury, you must read the WARNING and CAUTION sections spread throughout the manual.

Illustrations complement the words in this manual to best explain how to enjoy your vehicle. By reading your manual, you will learn about features, important safety information, and driving tips under various road conditions.

The general layout of the manual is provided in the Table of Contents. A good place to start is the index; it has an alphabetical listing of all information in your manual.

Sections: This manual has eight sections plus an index. Each section begins with a brief list of contents so you can tell at a glance if that section has the information you want.

You’ll find various WARNING’s, CAUTION’s, and NOTICE’s in this manual.

These were prepared to enhance your personal safety.You should carefully read and follow ALL procedures and recommendations provided in these WARNINGS, CAUTIONS and NOTICES.

WARNING
A WARNING indicates a situation in which serious bodily injury or death could result if the warning is ignored.

CAUTION
A CAUTION indicates a situation in which personal injury, perhaps severe, could result if the caution is ignored

NOTICE
A NOTICE indicates a situation in which damage to your vehicle could result if the notice is ignored.

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