Catalytic converter

Driving with a catalytic converter

CAUTIONS:
Avoid running out of fuel.

Do not crank the engine for long periods.

Do not run the engine when a spark plug lead is disconnected.

Do not push-start or tow-start your vehicle. Use booster cables. See Using booster cables.

Do not switch the ignition off when driving.

Parking

WARNING:
Do not park your vehicle over dry leaves or dry grass. The exhaust will continue to radiate a considerable amount of heat after you have switched the engine off. This is a potential fire hazard.

    See also:

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