Before starting the engine

● Make sure the area around the vehicle is clear.
● Check fluid levels such as engine oil, coolant, brake fluid, and windshield-washer fluid as frequently as possible, or at least whenever you refuel.
● Check that all windows and lights are clean.
● Visually inspect tires for their appearance and condition. Also check tires for proper inflation.
● Lock all doors.
● Position seat and adjust head restraints.
● Adjust inside and outside mirrors.
● Fasten seat belts and ask all passengers to do likewise.
● Check the operation of warning lights when the ignition switch is pushed to the ON position. See “Warning/indicator lights and audible reminders” in the “Instruments and controls” section of this manual.

    See also:

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