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PostSubject: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyMon Mar 17, 2008 2:06 pm

I usually park in the driveway, behind the house, but my driveway is on an incline.

Anyone have any problems with Rivs parked on an incline regarding fluid levels, and or leakage?

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PostSubject: Re: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyMon Mar 17, 2008 2:37 pm

Only concern I have is making sure the parking brake is engaged to prevent locking the transmission in park.

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PostSubject: Re: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyMon Mar 17, 2008 2:39 pm

The only inconvenience you should face is pushing the seatback up. If you park facing down, the car knows you're down an incline and activates a lock on the front seats to keep you from flopping over going down the hill. That little black tab on the bottom of the seatback has to be pushed up before you can push the seat forward to get into the back, rather than it just flopping about like normal.
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PostSubject: Re: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyMon Mar 17, 2008 2:40 pm

Always wondered what that little black thing was for.

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PostSubject: Re: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyMon Mar 17, 2008 3:39 pm

AA wrote:
Always wondered what that little black thing was for.
X2................... i always thought that it was broke since i could move the seat up without pulling it
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PostSubject: Re: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyMon Mar 17, 2008 6:49 pm

you would have to be on a serious incline for fluids to leak out of reservoirs or the engine. as long as you are setting the parking break before letting the car "set" into park then you should be fine. in other words: while keeping one foot on the brake, set the parking brake, put the car into P, then let your foot off the regular brake.


also, not to hijack a thread, but mine never locks up scratch
are they supposed to when you hit the brakes? my seat belt holds me and my seat in place, but my passenger seat flies forward when i slam the brakes. any way to fix this?

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PostSubject: Re: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyMon Mar 17, 2008 9:40 pm

I think I saw it in the owner's manual, but yeah, that's what it's for.
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PostSubject: Re: Parking on an Incline?   Parking on an Incline? EmptyTue Mar 18, 2008 12:51 am

AA wrote:
Only concern I have is making sure the parking brake is engaged to prevent locking the transmission in park.

the only concern I have is the door closing and hitting me as I get out of my car. gripe
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