Luggage Carrier

CAUTION:
If you try to carry something on top of your vehicle that is longer or wider than the luggage carrier — like paneling, plywood, a mattress and so forth — the wind can catch it as you drive along. This can cause you to lose control. What you are carrying could be violently torn off, and this could cause you or other drivers to have a collision, and of course damage your vehicle. You may be able to carry something like this inside. But, never carry something longer or wider than the luggage carrier on top of your vehicle.

Your vehicle may be equipped with a luggage carrier that allows you to load things on top of your vehicle. The luggage carrier, if equipped, has side rails attached to the roof, and places to use for tying things down. These let you load some other things on top of your vehicle, as long as they are not wider or longer than the luggage carrier.

Notice: Loading cargo on the luggage carrier that weighs more than 200 lbs (91 kg) or hangs over the rear or sides of the vehicle may damage your vehicle. Load cargo so that it rests on the slats as far forward as possible and against the side rails, making sure to fasten it securely.

Do not exceed the maximum vehicle capacity when loading your vehicle. For more information on vehicle capacity and loading.

To prevent damage or loss of cargo as you are driving, check now and then to make sure the luggage carrier is locked and cargo is still securely fastened.

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