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HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
The flasher switch is located in the console. Push in
the flasher switch and all front and rear directional
signals will flash. Press the flasher switch a second
time to turn the flashers off.
Do not use this emergency warning system when the
vehicle is in motion. Use it when your vehicle is disabled
and is creating a safety hazard for other motorists.
If it is necessary to leave the vehicle to go for service, the
flasher system will continue to operate with the ignition
key removed and the vehicle locked.
With extended use, the flasher may run down
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
During severe operating conditions and stop-and-go city
traffic, the coolant temperature may rise close to the red
area on the gauge.
The engine should not be operated with the coolant
temperature in the red area. Doing so may cause serious
damage which is not covered by the DaimlerChrysler
In any of the following situations, you can reduce the
potential for overheating by taking the appropriate ac-
On the highways – Slow down and use the highest
In city traffic – While stopped, put the transmission in
Neutral, but do not increase engine idle speed.
In city traffic – While moving, shift into the highest
gear possible to reduce engine RPM.
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