Matchbox® R/C SUPPORT Questions or problems with your product? DON’T RETURN IT TO THE STORE! Just call us for help. U.S. consumers may also register their products at this number. 1-888-557-8926 3+ Asst. M0684 N1081/N1082-0920 Keep these instructions for future reference as they contain important information. IMPORTANT: Please read all “Consumer Information” before operating your vehicle. I. CONTENTS / FEATURES Vehicle Transmitter XCAUTION:Surfaces may become hot and cause burns if electronics get wet. Do not operate vehicle through water or snow. Transmitter q Steering wheel control : forward / reverse / simple turning left /simple turning right w Battery door Vehicle qO N(I)/OFF(O) switch wB attery door q q w w II. VEHICLE OPERATION FORWARD FORWARD LEFT FORWARD REVERSE RIGHT Slide the upper platform forward (towards the back of the truck) and then push down. NOTE: Remove the cars from the lower platform first. 1 Cars not included. Cars sold separately, subject to availability. 2 1 O III. BATTERY INSTALLATION Requires 3 AA alkaline batteries for the vehicle and 2 AA alkaline batteries for the transmitter. Batteries not included. I 2 Vehicle 1. Use a screwdriver (not included) to unscrew the power clip cover screw, remove the battery cover. 2. Install 3 AA batteries (not included), with polarity (+/-) as shown inside the battery compartment. 3. Replace the battery door. O I Transmitter 1. Remove the battery cover as shown. 2. Install 2 AA batteries (not included), with polarity (+/-) as shown inside the battery compartment. 3. Replace the battery cover. the batteries are installed the * Once transmitter will always be “ON” and will work automatically the moment you use it. REVERSE LEFT REVERSE RIGHT ; IV. QUICK TIPS 1. When your vehicle starts to lose power, it may lose functions or performance. It’s time for fresh batteries. 2. Your vehicle’s running time may change depending on your driving style. 3. Radio interference can effect your vehicle’s performance. Interference can be caused by other R/C vehicles running on the same frequency, electrical wires, large buildings, CB radios or other wireless gear. Try to stay away from these! 4. Point your transmitter up - not down toward your vehicle. If your vehicle gets too far away, it won’t work properly. 5. Don’t drive your vehicle through water or snow. If your vehicle does get wet, wipe it with a towel and allow it to dry completely. 6. Don’t store your vehicle near heat or in direct sunlight. Always turn switches OFF and remove all batteries for storage. ì V. CONSUMER INFORMATION Note to adults: To ensure that the child’s play is both safe and fun, please review all operating instructions and safety rules with your child. Safety Tips • NEVER drive your vehicle on streets! They’re for real cars! • DO NOT pick up vehicle while in motion. XCAUTION: To prevent entanglement, keep hair away from wheels. • Keep fingers, hair and loose clothing away from the tires and the wheel hubs while the vehicle is switched ON. • Adult supervision is recommended when this vehicle is being operated. • To avoid accidental operation, remove all batteries when not in use. Always turn the vehicle OFF before removing batteries. BATTERY SAFETY INFORMATION In exceptional circumstances batteries may leak fluids that can cause a chemical burn injury or ruin your product. To avoid battery leakage: • Non-rechargeable batteries are not to be recharged. • Rechargeable batteries are to be removed from the product before being charged (if designed to be removable). • Rechargeable batteries are only to be charged under adult supervision (if designed to be removable). • Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries. • Do not mix old and new batteries. • Only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended are to be used. • Batteries are to be inserted with the correct polarity. • Exhausted batteries are to be removed from the product. • The supply terminals are not to be shortcircuited. • Dispose of battery(ies) safely. • Do not dispose of this product in a fire. The batteries inside may explode or leak. Battery Performance Note: For best performance use regular or highperformance alkaline batteries (where disposable batteries are called for). If your vehicle is supplied with standard (carbon-zinc) batteries for initial use and/or demonstration purposes, we recommend replacing them with alkaline batteries when necessary. Battery life may vary depending on battery brand. Protect the environment by not disposing of this product with household waste [2002/96/EC]. Check your local authority for recycling advice and facilities. 90 DAY LIMITED WARRANTY – MATCHBOX® R/C PRODUCTS Mattel, Inc. warrants to the original consumer purchaser that this product will be free of defects in material and workmanship for ninety (90) days (unless specified in alternate warranties) from the date of purchase. Mattel will repair or replace the product, at our sole option, in the event of such a defect within the warranty period. Mattel’s liability for defects in material and workmanship under this warranty shall be limited to repair or replacement, at our sole option, and in no event shall we be responsible for incidental, consequential, or contingent damages (except in those states that do not allow this exclusion or limitation). This warranty is exclusive, and is made in lieu of any express or implied warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights, which vary from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. In the event of a defect covered under this warranty, first call the toll-free number listed below. Many problems can be solved in this manner. If necessary, you will be instructed to return the product, postage prepaid and insured, to the address below. Enclose your name, address, dated sales receipt, and a brief explanation of the defect. Repair or replacement, TOLL-FREE NUMBER: 1-888-557-8926 - Valid only in U.S.A. and return shipment, will be free of charge. Please return only the defective part or unit, packed securely. Hours: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Eastern Time; Monday - Friday. Expect some delay in January following the holiday season. Please be patient and keep This warranty does not cover damage resulting from unauthorized trying the toll-free number. modification, accident, misuse or abuse. If the product is returned without a dated sales receipt, the product may be excluded from coverage under ADDRESS FOR RETURNS: this warranty. CONSUMER RELATIONS 636 GIRARD AVENUE EAST AURORA, NY 14052 Valid only in U.S.A. © 2008 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Mattel, Inc., 333 Continental Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245 U.S.A. Consumer Relations 1-888-557-8926. Retain this address for future reference: • Mattel U.K. Ltd., Vanwall Business Park, Maidenhead SL6 4UB. Helpline 01628 500303. • Mattel Australia Pty Ltd., Richmond, Victoria 3121 - Consumer Advisory Service: 1300 135 312. • Mattel East Asia Ltd, Room 1106, South Tower, World Finance Centre, Harbour City, Tsimshatsui, HK, China. • Diimport & Diedarkan Oleh: Mattel SEA Ptd Ltd. (993532-P) Lot 13.5, Menara Lien Hoe, Persiaran Tropicana Golf Country Resort, 47410 PJ. Tel: 03-78803817, Fax: 03-78803867. service.mattel.com This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. • This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. NOTE: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.