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they cannot slip out of position and interfere with the
pedals or impair safe operation of your vehicle in other
Pedals that cannot move freely can cause loss of
vehicle control and increase the risk of serious per-
Always make sure that floor mats are properly
attached to the floor mat fasteners.
Never place or install floor mats or other floor
coverings in the vehicle that cannot be properly
secured to prevent them from moving and inter-
fering with the pedals or the ability to control the
Never put floor mats or other floor coverings on
top of already installed floor mats. Additional
floor mats and other coverings will reduce the size
of the pedal area and interfere with the pedals.
Check mounting of mats on a regular basis. Al-
ways properly reinstall and secure floor mats that
have been removed for cleaning.
Always make sure that objects cannot fall into the
driver foot well while the vehicle is moving.
Objects can become trapped under the brake pedal
and accelerator pedal causing a loss of vehicle
If required, mounting posts must be properly
installed, if not equipped from the factory.
78 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE