Corvette C5 2004 Owners Manual PDF | Page 252

Filling a Portable Fuel Container
{CAUTION:
Never fill a portable fuel container while it is in
your vehicle. Static electricity discharge from
the container can ignite the gasoline vapor.
You can be badly burned and your vehicle
damaged if this occurs. To help avoid injury to
you and others:
Dispense gasoline only into approved
containers.
Do not fill a container while it is inside a
vehicle, in a vehicle’s trunk, pickup bed or
on any surface other than the ground.
Bring the fill nozzle in contact with the
inside of the fill opening before operating
the nozzle. Contact should be maintained
until the filling is complete.
Do not smoke while pumping gasoline.
Checking Things Under
the Hood
{CAUTION:
An electric fan under the hood can start up
and injure you even when the engine is not
running. Keep hands, clothing and tools away
from any underhood electric fan.
{CAUTION:
Things that burn can get on hot engine parts
and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel,
oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and
other fluids, and plastic or rubber. You or
others could be burned. Be careful not to drop
or spill things that will burn onto a hot engine.
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Corvette C5 2004 Owners Manual Summary of Content

Filling a Portable Fuel Container{CAUTION:Never ll a portable fuel container while it is inyour vehicle. Static electricity discharge fromthe container can ignite the gasoline vapor.You can be badly burned and your vehicledamaged if this occurs. To help avoid injury toyou and others: Dispense gasoline only into approvedcontainers. Do not ll a container while it is inside avehicle, in a vehicles trunk, pickup bed oron any surface other than the ground. Bring the ll nozzle in contact with theinside of the ll opening before operatingthe nozzle. Contact should be maintaineduntil the lling is complete. Do not smoke while pumping gasoline.Checking Things Underthe Hood{CAUTION:An electric fan under the hood can start upand injure you even when the engine is notrunning. Keep hands, clothing and tools awayfrom any underhood electric fan.{CAUTION:Things that burn can get on hot engine partsand start a re. These include liquids like fuel,oil, coolant, brake uid, windshield washer andother uids, and plastic or rubber. You orothers could be burned. Be careful not to dropor spill things that will burn onto a hot engine.5-10