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View Poll Results: Did you read the full manual of your Vehicle before you start using it?
Yes - Full/Partially 29 78.38%
No 8 21.62%
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Old 5th April 2010, 20:40   #1
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Default Have you read the full manual of your Vehicle?

I always wonder how many people actually read the whole manual provided my the company before they actually start using it.

Lets cast out vote and know the truth.
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Old 5th April 2010, 20:44   #2
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Yes I did for my second car immediately after buying it. For my first car, I read it a lot later after buying it.
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Old 5th April 2010, 20:48   #3
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I have a Honda Dio and the manual they gave with it is in Hindi (or is it Marathi? Whatever, don't understand a word) and the showroom says you don't get English ones in Maharashtra. Just open it once in a while to remove the free service coupons
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I studied the Fiat Linea Owner's Handbook, not once or twice, but many times. So, I voted for 'Yes'.

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usually I keep the manual of any new gadget with the gadget itself and while travelling i read it. But I can't read the car's manual while driving. I haven't read the manual fully, only because I already had a driving experience when I bought the car.
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Old 5th April 2010, 22:20   #6
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I always make it a point to go through the manual of any equipment/gadget I buy before putting it into action - my Ritz car included. The Ritz manual is not variant-specific and explains all features of the other Ritz variants too. What is not specific to my VXi variant, I score off with a pencil so that whenever I refer to it I get into the specifics of my vehicle.
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*Sheepishly admits* : Nope, haven't read the poorly organised Jeep manual (contains info on a host of Jeeps besides the Classic), the Indigo (nothing to read ), the Civic (straight-forward car) nor the Benz (would have to take a 1 month sabbatical from work to read all of 'em 750 pages ).

Maybe I should read them up sometime over the weekend. Could learn a thing or two.
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sure you do learn some things

only after I read the manual did I realize that 2 wheeler Indicator should be pushed in to stop. Prior to that I always needed 3 or 4 tries to stop it blinking
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Yes, i read through the entire manual especially to understand what the small small indicators in the dash indicate

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@GTO: 750 pages? Isnt that a bit too much. I wonder what on earth can they have put in that user manual

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Originally Posted by prateekm View Post
I have a Honda Dio and the manual they gave with it is in Hindi (or is it Marathi? Whatever, don't understand a word) and the showroom says you don't get English ones in Maharashtra. Just open it once in a while to remove the free service coupons
I think all Honda 2 wheeler manuals come in 2 languages - Hindi if you open from one side and English on the other. I have checked atleast 3-4 of my friends' Honda manuals and all are like that
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