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CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON

This message displays when the engine oil needs to be changed. When you change the engine oil, be sure to reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message. See Engine Oil Life System   for information on how to reset the message. See Engine Oil   and Maintenance Schedule   for more information.

ENGINE OIL HOT IDLE ENGINE

This message displays when the engine oil becomes hotter than the normal operating temperature. Stop and allow the vehicle to idle until it cools down. See Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge  .

OIL PRESSURE LOW STOP ENGINE

Notice: If you drive the vehicle while the engine oil pressure is low, severe engine damage may occur. If a low oil pressure warning appears on the Driver Information Center (DIC), stop the vehicle as soon as possible. Do not drive the vehicle until the cause of the low oil pressure is corrected. See Engine Oil   for more information.

This message displays if low oil pressure levels occur. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible and do not operate it until the cause of the low oil pressure has been corrected. Check the oil as soon as possible and have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. See Engine Oil  .

    Engine Cooling System Messages
    Notice: If you drive the vehicle while the engine is overheating, severe engine damage may occur. If an overheat warning appears on the instrument panel cluster and/or DIC, stop the vehicle as soon ...

    Engine Power Messages
    ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED This message displays and a chime sounds when the cooling system temperature gets too hot and the engine further enters the engine coolant protection mode. See Engine Overhe ...

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    Starting the Engine
    If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information. Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral). The engine will not start in any other position. To restart the engine wh ...

    Windshield deicer (if so equipped)
    The windshield deicer switch (rear window and outside mirror defroster switch) operates when the ignition switch is in the ON position. The deicer is used to remove ice from the windshield w ...

    Checklist after driving off-road
    WARNING   If you notice sudden significant vibrations or unusual handling performance or if you suspect that damage has occurred to the vehicle, you should activate the hazard warning l ...