Using the clutch
Down shift to a lower gear when
slowing down in heavy traffic or driv-
ing up a steep hill to prevent high
To prevent unnecessary wear or
damage to the clutch:
depressed all the way before:
Starting the engine
The engine will not start without
depressing the clutch pedal.
Shifting into gear, up shifting to the
next higher gear, or down shifting
to the next low gear.
Do not rest your foot on the
clutch pedal while driving.
Do not hold the vehicle with the
clutch on an incline, while wait-
ing for the traffic light, etc.
chance of stalling help reaccelerate
the vehicle when you need to
increase your speed.
Always depress the clutch pedal
down fully to prevent noise or
When the vehicle is going downhill,
downshifting helps maintain safe
speed by providing brake power from
the engine and results in less wear
When releasing the clutch pedal,
release it slowly. The clutch pedal
should always be released while
Do not start with the 2
ond) gear engaged except when on the brakes.
you start on a slippery road.
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