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Securilock passive anti-theft system
SecuriLock passive anti-theft system is an engine immobilization system. This system is designed to help prevent the engine from being started unless a coded integrated keyhead transmitter (IKT) pr ...

Front Seats
WARNING: Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision. WARNING: Do not pile cargo higher ...

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Cleaning Exterior Lamps/ Lenses and Emblems
Use only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth, and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing the Vehicle" later in this section. ...

Before driving off-road
Before venturing off-road, it is absolutely essential that inexperienced drivers become fully familiar with the vehicle's controls. In particular Hill Descent Control (HDC) and the Terrain Respons ...

Automatic transmission
Select a shift position appropriate for the driving conditions. ■ Shifting the shift lever 4-speed models 5-speed models Vehicles without smart key system: While the engine switch is ...