What You Need to Know for Your Owner Manual
As almost everyone who buys a new car you, with the car you probably got an owner manual too. But have you ever opened it? Many people don’t with the thought that they know everything they need to know for their vehicles. But your owner manual can go a long way towards your satisfaction with the vehicle.
So here are somethings you need to know for your owners manual.
It has Different Formats
The Owner manual format depends on the automaker. Some models include just a short, printed guide, while the full version is in the infotainment system. Sometimes the full version is on DVD.
The owner manuals can have several books, such as a separate one for the infotainment and navigation systems. Also, you can have a separate book for warranty and maintenance. You should have a separate book for the tire warranty because tires are covered by the tire manufacturer, not by the automaker.
If you bought a used car and you don’t have a manual, don’t worry. You can find any manual online and use it for your car.
Table of contents
The most part of the manual will talk about safety. The owner manual will show everything you need to know like, where the airbags are, and how to sit so they’ll save you rather than hurt you.
You’ll learn about child seat latches and how to properly install the seats; what the warning light means; and what you should do in emergencies.
More about safety
Your new car may have many safety technologies that will be unfamiliar to you. The owner manual will explain how they work and how to operate them.
Your car’s features
To get the most out of your vehicle you should definitely read this part. Many features may not be visible to you. You’ll find many features that you didn’t know, and learn to use them.
There are many things you don’t know about that center screen in your car. Usually the pricier the car the more complicated that system will be. Go through the manuals and learn how to use it properly, step-by-step. And you will find many functions you didn’t know it had.
A vital factor in your vehicle’s longevity and resale value is the proper maintenance. The owner manuals will outline the more obvious ones such as oil changes and tire rotation, and other factors that need your attention.