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Breaking-in period
General information Moving parts need to be broken in to adjust to each other. The following instructions will help achieve a long vehicle life and good economy. Engine and differential Always ...

Closing the trunk lid
Drive with the trunk lid closed Only drive with the tailgate closed; otherwise, in the event of an accident or braking or evasive maneuvers, passengers or other road users may be injured or th ...

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Automatic Locking Retractor/ Emergency Locking Retractor (ALR/ ELR)
To make child seat installation easier, each seat belt (except for the driver's belt) is equipped with a locking mechanism to help keep the seat belt taut. When attaching the seat belt to a chi ...

Programming the remote control
A maximum of four remote controls(including the ones supplied with thevehicle) can be programmed. To programme a new remote control: • Turn the ignition key to position II fourtimes within six s ...

SIRIUS ID
The SIRIUS ID (sometimes referred to as the Electronic Serial Number or ESN) is required when contacting the Sirius Call Center. It is used to activate your account and when making any account tra ...