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This transmitter complies with FCC rules part 15. Opera-
tion is subject to the following conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference.
2. This device must accept any interference that may be
received, including interference that may cause undes-
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Transmitter Battery Service
The recommended replacement Lithium battery is Pana-
sonictCR2025 or equivalent.
To change the batteries:
²Press release button (2) on the key Fob. The key folds
²Press the battery cover (1) in the direction of the arrow.
²Remove the old batteries.
²Insert the new batteries in the direction of the arrow
with the positive symbol facing upwards.
²Replace the battery cover and press on it until you feel
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NOTE:Only replace the batteries in pairs.
The system may have to be re-synchronized if the trans-
mitter is without voltage for several minutes. To synchro-
nize, aim the transmitter eye at the vehicle and briefly
press either the LOCK or the UNLOCK button twice.
Within approximately 30 seconds, insert the key in the
ignition and turn it to the ON/RUN position. The remote
control should once again be operational.
SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM
The Security Alarm system monitors the doors, rear
liftgate/decklid, hood, and ignition for unauthorized
operation. The Security Alarm system is automatically
armed or disarmed with the remote control or any of
your vehicle's keys by locking or unlocking the vehicle.
The antitheft alarm is armed within approximately 10
seconds after locking the vehicle. A blinking light in the
tow away alarm switch indicates that the alarm is armed.
Once the Security Alarm system has been armed, theexterior vehicle lights will flash and an alarm will sound
when a door, the rear liftgate/decklid, the hood, or glove
compartment is opened, or if someone attempts to raise
the vehicle for towing. The Security Alarm will flash the
exterior lamps for approximately three minutes and
sound an audible alarm for 30 seconds. The Security
Alarm will stay on even if the activating element is
The tow-away alarm switch is located on the console. To
deactivate for towing or jacking up the vehicle, press and
release the upper portion of the switch. Press and release
the upper portion to activate it again.
After the alarm system has been armed, the exterior
vehicle lights will flash and an alarm will sound when
someone attempts to raise the vehicle. The alarm will
flash the exterior lamps for approximately three minutes
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and sound an audible alarm for 30 seconds. The alarm
will stay on even if the vehicle is immediately lowered.
To cancel the alarm, insert the key into the ignition switch
or press a transmit button on the key Fob.
To prevent triggering the tow-away alarm feature when
parking on a surface subject to movement (such as a
ferry), switch off the tow-away alarm. To do so, turn the
key in the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK or ACC
position, or remove the key from the ignition switch.
Press the tow-away alarm switch and the indicator light
will illuminate briefly. Exit the vehicle, and lock the
vehicle with the key or the remote control.
The tow-away alarm remains switched off until the
vehicle is locked again with the key or the remote control,
at which time it is automatically reactivated.
DECKLID INTERNAL EMERGENCY RELEASE -
As a security measure, a Decklid Internal Emergency
Release lever is built into the decklid latching mecha-
nism. In the event of an individual being locked inside
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the trunk, the decklid can be easily opened by pulling on
the glow-in-the-dark handle attached to the decklid
latching mechanism. See image below.
Do not allow children to have access to the trunk by
climbing into the trunk from outside. Always close
the decklid when your vehicle is unattended. Once in
the trunk, young children may not be able to escape.
If trapped in the trunk, children can die from suffo-
cation or heat stroke.
If the battery voltage drops below the minimum
threshold at any time, the Trunk Internal Emergency
Release will not function.
The Trunk Internal Emergency Release will not func-
tion during the convertible top operation.
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The power window switches are located in the console.
To operate, turn the key in the ignition switch to the ACC
or ON/RUN position. Press the switch in to the resis-
tance point to open; release the switch when the window
is in the desired position.
For express opening of windows, press the switch past
the resistance point and release; the window lowers to
the fully open position. To interrupt the procedure,
briefly press the switch again and release.
When closing the windows, be sure that there is no
danger of anyone being harmed by the closing proce-
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When leaving the vehicle, always remove the key
from the ignition switch, and lock the vehicle. Do not
leave children unattended in the vehicle, or with
access to an unlocked vehicle. Unsupervised use of
vehicle equipment can cause serious personal injury.
Power Window Operation With The Convertible
Top Switch (Roadster Only)
The power windows can also be operated by using the
convertible top switch.
To operate, turn the key in the ignition switch to the
ON/RUN position. Press down on the rear of the con-
vertible top switch twice to open the windows.
Press down on the front of the convertible top switch
twice to close the windows.
REAR LIFTGATE/DECKLID RELEASE
You can open the rear liftgate/decklid by using the
handle located on the liftgate/decklid just above the rear
license plate pocket.
Do not allow children to have access to the rear cargo
area by climbing into the rear cargo area from out-
side. Always close the liftgate/decklid when your
vehicle is unattended. Once in the cargo area, young
children may have difficulty leaving the vehicle. If
trapped in the cargo area, children can die from
suffocation or heat stroke.
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Some of the most important safety features in your
vehicle are the restraint systems. These include the lap/
shoulder seat belts for the driver and passenger, emer-
gency tensioning retractors for the seat belts, and front
and side airbags for the driver and passenger. If you will
be carrying children too small for adult-size belts, the
passenger side seat belt also can be used to hold infant
and child restraint systems.
Please pay close attention to the information in this
section. It tells you how to use your restraint system
properly to keep you and your passengers as safe as
In a collision, you and your passengers can suffer
much greater injuries if you are not properly buckled
up. You can strike the interior of your vehicle or other
occupants, or you can be thrown out of the vehicle.
Always be sure you and others in your vehicle are
buckled up properly.
Buckle up even though you are an excellent driver, even
on short trips. Someone on the road may be a poor driver
and cause a collision that includes you. This can happen
far away from home or on your street.
Research has shown that seat belts save lives. They also
can reduce the seriousness of injuries in a collision. Some
of the worst injuries happen when people are thrown
from the vehicle. Seat belts provide protection from that,
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and they reduce the risk of injury caused by striking the
inside of the vehicle.Everyonein a motor vehicle needs
to be buckled up all the time.
Each seating position is equipped with a combined
lap/shoulder belt system.
The belt webbing retractor will lock only during very
sudden stops or impacts. This feature allows the shoulder
part of the belt to move freely with you under normal
conditions. In a collision, the belt locks and reduces the
risk of your striking the inside of the vehicle or being
thrown out. The seat belts are also equipped with emer-
gency tensioning retractors. These tensioning retractors
are located in each belt's inertia reel and become opera-
tionally ready with the key in the ignition switch turnedto the ACC or ON/RUN positions. The emergency
tensioning retractors are designed to activate during
frontal and rear impacts. They remove slack from the
belts in such a way that the seat belts fit more snugly
against the body, restricting its forward movement as
much as possible.
In cases of other frontal impacts, roll overs, certain side
impacts, rear collisions or other accidents without suffi-
cient frontal or rear impact forces, the emergency tension-
ing retractors will not be activated. The driver and
passenger will then be protected by the fastened seat
belts and inertia reel in the usual manner.
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²Wearing a seat belt incorrectly is dangerous. Seat
belts are designed to go around the large bones of
your body. These are the strongest parts of your
body and can take the forces of a collision the best.
Wearing your belt in the wrong place could make
your injuries in a collision much worse. You might
suffer internal injuries, or you could even slide out
of part of the belt. Follow these instructions to
wear your seat belt safely and to keep your pas-
sengers safe, too.
²Two people should never be belted into a single
seat belt. People belted together can crash into one
another in an accident, hurting one another badly.
Never use a lap/shoulder belt or a lap belt for more
than one person, no matter what their size.
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Unless the key is
in the ACC or ON position, seat will not move. Sit back
and adjust the seat.
2. The seat belt latch plate is above the back of your seat.
Grasp the latch plate and pull out the belt. Slide the latch
plate up the webbing as far as necessary to make the belt
go around your lap.
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