Appropriate service methods and proper repair procedures are essential for the safe, reliable operation of all en-gines as well as the personal safety during work. This manual provides general directions for the efficient servicemethods and procedures
There are numerous variations in procedure, techniques, tools and parts for servicing engines, as well as in the skillof the individual technician.This manual cannot possibly anticipate all such variations and provide advice or cautions as to each.Accordingly, anyone who departs from the instructions provided in this manual must establish that he comprisesneither his personal safety nor the vehicle integrity by his choice of methods, tools or parts.
NOTE : Information needed in reference to a repair service.CAUTION: Information about an activity that could cause damage to the vehicle.WARNING : Information about an activity that could cause injury or damage to the driver, occupants or repairman.
The following list contains some general warnings that you should follow when you work on an engine.Always wear safety glasses for eye protection.Be sure that the ignition switch is always in the OFF position, unless otherwise required by the procedure.Operate the engine only in a well-ventilated area to avoid the danger carbon monoxide poisoning.Keep yourself and your clothing away from moving parts when the engine is running, especially the drive belt.To prevent serious burns, avoid contact with hot metal parts such as the radiator, exhaust manifold, tail pipe,catalytic converter and muffler.Do not smoke while working on an engine.To avoid injury, always remove rings, watches, loose hanging jewelry and loose clothing before beginning towork on an engine.Keep hands and other objects clear of the radiator fan.The fan can be operated with the ignition key in the OFF position. Therefore necessarily disconnect the radiatorfan motor connector.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE
NOTE, CAUTION, WARNING[SAFETY INFORMATION]