MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 153
Clean off any obstructions with a
stream of low-pressure water.
Using high-pressure water, as
from a car wash facility, could
damage the radiator fins and
impair the radiator’s effective-
ness. Do not obstruct or deflect
airflow through the radiator by
installing unauthorized acces-
sories in front of the radiator or
behind the c ooling fan. Inter-
ference with the radiator airflow
can lead to overheating and con-
sequent engine damage.
Matte Paint Parts
When washing the vehicle, always
use a mild neutral detergent and wa-
ter, or cleaners for matte paint.
The matte paint effect may be lost
when the paint is excessively rubbed.
If any doubt, consult an authorized
After washing, use a soft cloth to
gently dry plastic parts. When dry,
treat the headlight lens and other non-
painted plastic parts with an approved
plastic cleaner/polisher p roduct.