The muffler and exhaust pipe are
very hot while the engine is run-
ning and just after the engine
stops. This can ignite a fire, re-
sulting in property damage or se-
vere personal injury.
Do not idle or park your vehicle in
an area where flammable materi-
als such as grasses or dry leaves
may contact with muffler or ex-
Use only unleaded gasoline. Never
use leaded gasoline. Leaded gaso-
line significantly reduces the capabil-
ity of the catalytic converter.
Do not operate the vehicle with the
engine or any one cylinder misfiring.
Under these conditions unburned
air/fuel mixture flowing out of engine
excessively accelerates reaction in
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the converter allowing the converter
to overheat and become damaged
when the engine is hot, or reduces
converter performance when the en-
gine is cold.