See your dealer/retailer or a locksmith who can service
III+ to get a new key blank that is cut
exactly as the ignition key that operates the system.
To program the new key:
1. Verify that the new key has a
1 stamped on it.
2. Insert the original, already programmed, key in the
ignition and start the engine. If the engine will not
start, see your dealer/retailer for service.
3. After the engine has started, turn the key to
LOCK/OFF, and remove the key.
4. Insert the new key to be programmed and turn it to
the ON/RUN position within ?ve seconds of turning
the original key to LOCK/OFF.
The security light will turn off once the key has
5. Repeat Steps 1 through 4 if additional keys are to
If you lose or damage your PASS-Key
III+ key, see
your dealer/retailer or a locksmith who can service
III+ to have a new key made.
Do not leave the key or device that disarms or
deactivates the theft deterrent system in the vehicle.
Starting and Operating
New Vehicle Break-In
Notice: The vehicle does not need an elaborate
break-in. But it will perform better in the long run if
you follow these guidelines:
? Do not drive at any one constant speed, fast or
slow, for the ?rst 500 miles (805 km). Do not
make full-throttle starts. Avoid downshifting to
brake or slow the vehicle.
? Avoid making hard stops for the ?rst 200 miles
(322 km) or so. During this time the new brake
linings are not yet broken in. Hard stops
with new linings can mean premature wear and
earlier replacement. Follow this breaking-in
guideline every time you get new brake linings.
? Do not tow a trailer during break-in. See Towing
a Trailer on page 4-28 for the trailer towing
capabilities of your vehicle and more
Following break-in, engine speed and load can be