■Shift Lever Operation+
Fully depress the clutch pedal to operate the shift lever and change gears, then slowly release the pedal.
Depress the clutch pedal, and pause for a few seconds before shifting into
shift into one of the forward gears for a moment. This stops the gears so they do not “grind.”
Do not shift to before the
vehicle comes to a complete stop.
Shifting to before stopping can
damage the transmission.
Before downshifting, make sure the engine will not go into the tachometer’s red zone. Should this occur, it can severely damage your engine.
When you are not shifting, do not rest your foot on the clutch pedal. This can cause your clutch to wear out faster.
Recommended Shift Points Driving in the highest gear that allows the engine to run and accelerate smoothly helps to optimize fuel economy and effective emissions control. The following shift points are recommended:
If you exceed the maximum speed for the gear you are in, the engine speed will enter into the tachometer’s red zone. When this happens, you may experience a slight jolt.
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