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RUNNING OUT OF FUEL

CAUTION

Avoid running out of fuel. Doing so can cause damage to the vehicle's engine, fuel, and emission control systems.

If the vehicle does run out of fuel, a minimum of 1.1 US gallons (4 L) is required to restart the engine. The vehicle should be left with the ignition on for 5 minutes after refueling, before attempting to restart the engine. The vehicle needs to be driven for a distance of 1 - 3 miles (1.5 - 5 km), in order to reset the engine management and monitoring systems.

Vehicles with a diesel engine are supplied with an active misfueling device. A metal flap is visible in the fuel filler neck when the fuel filler cap is removed. Use the emergency funnel supplied with the vehicle to refill the fuel tank with a fuel can. Insert the funnel into the filler neck, fully and squarely, to open the active misfueling device. See ACTIVE DIESEL MISFUELING PROTECTION DEVICE.

NOTES

If the vehicle does run out of fuel, seeking qualified assistance is advisable.