Parking Your Vehicle

When Stopped

1. Depress the brake pedal firmly.

2. Firmly apply the parking brake.

Automatic transmission models

3. Move the shift lever from .  to Manual transmission models .

Manual transmission models

3. Move the shift lever to 4. Turn off the engine. .

4. Turn off the engine.

Always set the parking brake firmly, in particular if you are parked on an incline.

Parking Your Vehicle

Do not park your vehicle near flammable objects, such as dry grass, oil, or timber. Heat from the exhaust can cause a fire.

When Stopped

Automatic transmission models

NOTICE

The following can damage the transmission: • Depressing the accelerator and brake pedals simultaneously. • Holding the vehicle in place when facing uphill by depressing the accelerator pedal. • Moving the shift lever into before the vehicle before the vehicle stops completely. Raise the wiper arms when snow is expected.

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