2006 Volvo V50
Volvo's floor mats are specially manufactured for your car. They must be firmly secured in the clips
on the floor so that they cannot slide and become trapped under the pedals on the driver's side.
pg. 108 Starting the vehicle
Automatic transmission: The engine should be idling when you move the gear selector. Never
accelerate until after you feel the transmission engage! Accelerating immediately after selecting a
gear will cause harsh engagement and premature transmission wear. Selecting P or N when idling at a
standstill for prolonged periods of time will help prevent overheating of the automatic transmission
Always place the gear selector in Park and apply the parking brake before leaving the vehicle. Never
leave the vehicle unattended with the engine running.
Always open garage doors fully before starting the engine inside a garage to ensure adequate
ventilation. The exhaust gases contain carbon monoxide, which is invisible and odorless but very
pg. 109 Manual transmission, 5-speed
5-speed manual transmission (option on certain models)
Depress the clutch pedal completely when changing gears
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