A Few Words About Product Safety.
Your safety and the safety of other motorists is very important. Your Jeep is an offroad capable vehicle that readily lends itself to restoration and customization. In considering modifications to your Jeep‘s suspension you are the person choosing the combination of suspension, wheels, tires, drive train and accessories that best fit your intended use. Likewise, you are the person responsible for the safety and legality of the vehicle you modify. In modifying your vehicle’s suspension, balance your desired offroad capabilities against how the vehicle may actually be used offroad and onroad. It is not practical or possible to warn about all hazards associated with your Jeep or modifying your suspension for improved offroad capabilities. Start by familiarizing yourself with all vehicle manufacturers’ instructions, warnings limited warranties and the instructions and warnings accompanying your aftermarket product. To help you make informed decisions about safety; this catalog and the instructions accompanying our products have provided certain information in the form of “Notices” and “Warnings”. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others.
This is a caution against anything which may cause damage to the vehicle or its equipment if the caution is ignored. The Notice includes information about how you can avoid or reduce those risks.
This is a signal telling you that you CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don’t follow the Warning. The Warning includes information about what you must or must not do in order to reduce the risk of injury to yourself and others.
This is a signal telling you that you or others CAN be HURT if you don’t follow the instruction. The Caution includes information about how you can avoid those risks.
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Modifying the suspension of your vehicle to improve offroad capabilities involves certain risks. The modified vehicle may handle differently than as factory equipped including increased ride-height; reduced lateral stability and risk of roll-over or other accident. Also, owner’s choice of larger tire and wheel combinations may require additional braking force or increased stopping distances.
- Failure to drive this vehicle safely may result in serious injury or damage. Avoid sharp turns or abrupt maneuvers. Do not drive the vehicle under any speed or maneuvering conditions which may cause the vehicle to trip, roll, lose traction or compromise your ability to safely brake in an emergency.
- Familiarize yourself with all vehicle manufacturers and Rugged Ridge® warnings, instructions and limited warranties before driving this modified suspension vehicle. Follow recommended maintenance procedures and routinely inspect your vehicle components for unusual wear or offroad damage.
- Rugged Ridge® does not recommend combined use of body lifts with suspension or other lift devices or modification, alteration or fabrication of any Rugged Ridge® suspension product to achieve additional lift. Also be aware that most states have restrictions on height modifications for vehicles used onroad. Consult your vehicle owners manual, limited warranties, the instructions and warnings accompanying this product and state law before undertaking these modifications or using your modified suspension vehicle onroad. A summary of current regulations affecting modified suspension vehicles is available from www.SEMA.org.
- Always wear seat belts and/or appropriate offroad restraints, reduce your speed, tread lightly© and safely enjoy your offroad vehicle.