Bump starting

Catalyzed vehicles must not be bump started (pushed, towed or coasted down

Catalyzed vehicles must not be bump started (pushed, towed or coasted down hill) as this could cause fuel to flow into the catalytic exhaust system and damage it beyond repair.

power steering systems will not work and a greater effort will therefore be required Remember that until the engine has started the brake booster and hydraulic power steering systems will not work and a greater effort will therefore be required to depress the brake pedal or turn the steering wheel.

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