Owners Manual
2011 Charger
Charger
2011
OWNER’S MANUAL
Chrysler Group LLC
11D481-126-AA
First Edition
Printed in U.S.A.
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2011 Charger
2011
OWNER’S MANUAL
Chrysler Group LLC
11D481-126-AA
First Edition
Printed in U.S.A.
Charger
VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA
With respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name
Chrysler Group LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and
the name Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution
therefore.
DRIVING AND ALCOHOL
Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of
accidents.
Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with blood
alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are
drinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking
driver, call a cab, a friend, or use public transportation.
WARNING!
Driving after drinking can lead to an accident. Your
perceptions are less sharp, your reflexes are slower,
and your judgment is impaired when you have been
drinking. Never drink and then drive.
This manual illustrates and describes the operation of
features and equipment that are either standard or optional on this vehicle. This manual may also include a
description of features and equipment that are no longer
available or were not ordered on this vehicle. Please
disregard any features and equipment described in this
manual that are not on this vehicle.
Chrysler Group LLC reserves the right to make changes
in design and specifications, and/or make additions to or
improvements to its products without imposing any
obligation upon itself to install them on products previously manufactured.
INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING
EQUIPMENT
Special design considerations are incorporated into this
vehicle’s electronic system to provide immunity to radio
frequency signals. Mobile two-way radios and telephone
equipment must be installed properly by trained personnel. The following must be observed during installation.
The positive power connection should be made directly
to the battery and fused as close to the battery as possible.
The negative power connection should be made to body
sheet metal adjacent to the negative battery connection.
This connection should not be fused.
Antennas for two-way radios should be mounted on the
roof or the rear area of the vehicle. Care should be used
in mounting antennas with magnet bases. Magnets may
affect the accuracy or operation of the compass on
vehicles so equipped.
The antenna cable should be as short as practical and
routed away from the vehicle wiring when possible. Use
only fully shielded coaxial cable.
Carefully match the antenna and cable to the radio to
ensure a low Standing Wave Ratio (SWR).
Mobile radio equipment with output power greater than
normal may require special precautions.
All installations should be checked for possible interference between the communications equipment and the
vehicle’s electronic systems.
Copyright © 2010 Chrysler Group LLC
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VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA
With respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name
Chrysler Group LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and
the name Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution
therefore.
DRIVING AND ALCOHOL
Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of
accidents.
Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with blood
alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are
drinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking
driver, call a cab, a friend, or use public transportation.
WARNING!
Driving after drinking can lead to an accident. Your
perceptions are less sharp, your reflexes are slower,
and your judgment is impaired when you have been
drinking. Never drink and then drive.
This manual illustrates and describes the operation of
features and equipment that are either standard or optional on this vehicle. This manual may also include a
description of features and equipment that are no longer
available or were not ordered on this vehicle. Please
disregard any features and equipment described in this
manual that are not on this vehicle.
Chrysler Group LLC reserves the right to make changes
in design and specifications, and/or make additions to or
improvements to its products without imposing any
obligation upon itself to install them on products previously manufactured.
Copyright © 2010 Chrysler Group LLC
INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING
EQUIPMENT
Special design considerations are incorporated into this
vehicle’s electronic system to provide immunity to radio
frequency signals. Mobile two-way radios and telephone
equipment must be installed properly by trained personnel. The following must be observed during installation.
The positive power connection should be made directly
to the battery and fused as close to the battery as possible.
The negative power connection should be made to body
sheet metal adjacent to the negative battery connection.
This connection should not be fused.
Antennas for two-way radios should be mounted on the
roof or the rear area of the vehicle. Care should be used
in mounting antennas with magnet bases. Magnets may
affect the accuracy or operation of the compass on
vehicles so equipped.
The antenna cable should be as short as practical and
routed away from the vehicle wiring when possible. Use
only fully shielded coaxial cable.
Carefully match the antenna and cable to the radio to
ensure a low Standing Wave Ratio (SWR).
Mobile radio equipment with output power greater than
normal may require special precautions.
All installations should be checked for possible interference between the communications equipment and the
vehicle’s electronic systems.
SECTION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
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UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
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UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271
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STARTING AND OPERATING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343
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WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437
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MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 459
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 513
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IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531
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INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541
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CONTENTS
䡵 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 䡵 Vehicle Identification Number
.............. 6
䡵 How To Use This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 䡵 Vehicle Modifications/Alterations . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
䡵 Warnings And Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
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INTRODUCTION
Congratulations on selecting your new Chrysler Group
LLC vehicle. Be assured that it represents precision
workmanship, distinctive styling, and high quality - all
essentials that are traditional to our vehicles.
This Owner’s Manual has been prepared with the assistance of service and engineering specialists to acquaint
you with the operation and maintenance of your vehicle.
It is supplemented by Warranty Information, and various
customer-oriented documents. Please take the time to
read these publications carefully. Following the instructions and recommendations in this manual will help
assure safe and enjoyable operation of your vehicle.
When it comes to service, remember that your authorized
dealer knows your vehicle best, has factory-trained technicians and genuine MOPAR威 parts, and cares about
your satisfaction.
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
Consult the Table of Contents to determine which section
contains the information you desire.
Since the specification of your vehicle depends on the
items of equipment ordered, certain descriptions and
illustrations may differ from your vehicle’s equipment
The detailed index at the back of this Owner’s Manual
contains a complete listing of all subjects.
NOTE:
After reviewing the owner information, it Consult the following table for a description of the
should be stored in the vehicle for convenient referenc- symbols that may be used on your vehicle or throughout
ing and remain with the vehicle when sold.
this Owner’s Manual:
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WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
This Owner’s Manual contains WARNINGS against operating procedures that could result in a collision or
bodily injury. It also contains CAUTIONS against procedures that could result in damage to your vehicle. If you
do not read this entire manual, you may miss important
information. Observe all Warnings and Cautions.
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is on the left
front corner of the instrument panel. The VIN is visible
from outside of the vehicle through the windshield. This
number also appears on the Automobile Information
VIN Location
Disclosure Label affixed to a window on your vehicle, the The vehicle identification number (VIN) is also located
vehicle registration, and the title.
on the right front strut tower inside the engine compartment.
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VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
WARNING!
Any modifications or alterations to this vehicle could
seriously affect its roadworthiness and safety and
may lead to a accident resulting in serious injury or
death.
NOTE: It is illegal to remove or alter the VIN.
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䡵 A Word About Your Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
䡵 Vehicle Security Alarm — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 17
▫ Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
▫ Rearming Of The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
▫ Key Fob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
▫ To Arm The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
▫ Ignition Or Accessory On Message . . . . . . . . . 14
▫ To Disarm The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
䡵 Sentry Key威 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
䡵 Illuminated Entry — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . 20
▫ Replacement Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
䡵 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
▫ Customer Key Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
▫ To Unlock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
▫ To Lock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
▫ To Unlatch The Trunk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
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▫ Using The Panic Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
䡵 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
▫ Programming Additional Transmitters . . . . . . 23
▫ Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
▫ Transmitter Battery Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 23
▫ Wind Buffeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 䡵 Trunk Lock And Release
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
䡵 Remote Starting System — If Equipped . . . . . . . 25 䡵 Trunk Safety Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
▫ How To Use Remote Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
▫ Trunk Emergency Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
䡵 Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 䡵 Occupant Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
▫ Manual Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
▫ Lap/Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
▫ Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
▫ Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure . . . . 51
▫ Child-Protection Door Lock System —
Rear Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
▫ Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions . . . . . 52
䡵 Keyless Enter-N-Go . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
▫ Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
▫ Energy Management Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
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▫ Seat Belt Pretensioners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
▫ Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
▫ Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System
(BeltAlert威) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
䡵 Engine Break-In Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . 84
▫ Seat Belts And Pregnant Women . . . . . . . . . . 56
▫ Seat Belt Extender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
▫ Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air
Bags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
▫ Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls . . . 65
▫ Event Data Recorder (EDR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
䡵 Safety Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
▫ Transporting Passengers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
▫ Exhaust Gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
▫ Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The
Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
▫ Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make
Outside The Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
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A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
Your vehicle uses a keyless ignition system. This system
consists of a Key Fob with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter and a Keyless Ignition Node (KIN).
The Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) has four operating
positions, three of which are labeled and will illuminate
when in position. The three positions are OFF, ACC, and
ON/RUN. The fourth position is START, during start
RUN will illuminate.
Keyless Enter-N-Go Feature
This vehicle is equipped with the Keyless Enter-N-Go NOTE: In case the ignition switch does not change with
feature, refer to “Starting Procedure” in “Starting And the push of a button, the RKE transmitter (Key Fob) may
have a low or dead battery. In this situation a back up
Operating” for further information.
method can be used to operate the ignition switch. Put
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN)
the nose side (side opposite of the emergency key) of the
This feature allows the driver to operate the ignition
Key Fob against the ENGINE START/STOP button and
switch with the push of a button, as long as the Remote
push to operate the ignition switch.
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is in the passenger
compartment.
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Key Fob
The Key Fob also contains the Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) transmitter and an emergency key, which stores in
the rear of the Key Fob.
The emergency key allows for entry into the vehicle
should the battery in the vehicle or the Key Fob go dead.
The emergency key is also for locking the glove box. You
can keep the emergency key with you when valet parking.
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN)
1 — OFF
2 — ACC (ACCESSORY)
3 — ON/RUN
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To remove the emergency key, slide the mechanical latch Ignition Or Accessory On Message
on the back of the Key Fob sideways with your thumb Opening the driver’s door when the ignition is in ACC or
ON (engine not running), a chime will sound to remind
and then pull the key out with your other hand.
you to cycle the ignition to OFF. In addition to the chime,
the ignition or accessory on message will display in the
cluster.
NOTE: With the Uconnect Touch™ system, the power
window switches, radio, power sunroof (if equipped),
and power outlets will remain active for up to 10 minutes
after the ignition is cycled to the OFF position. Opening
either front door will cancel this feature. The time for this
feature is programmable. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™
Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for
further information.
Emergency Key Removal
NOTE: You can insert the double-sided emergency key
into the lock cylinders with either side up.
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WARNING!
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CAUTION!
• When leaving the vehicle, always remove the key
fob from the ignition and lock your vehicle.
• Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or with
access to an unlocked vehicle.
• Allowing children to be in a vehicle unattended is
dangerous for a number of reasons. A child or
others could be seriously or fatally injured. Children should be warned not to touch the parking
brake, brake pedal or the shift lever.
• Do not leave the key fob in or near the vehicle, and
do not leave a vehicle equipped with Keyless
Enter-N-Go in the ACC or ON/RUN mode. A child
could operate power windows, other controls, or
move the vehicle.
• Do not leave children or animals inside parked
vehicles in hot weather. Interior heat build-up may
cause serious injury or death.
An unlocked car is an invitation to thieves. Always
remove the Key Fob from vehicle, cycle the ignition
OFF and lock all doors when leaving the vehicle
unattended.
SENTRY KEY姞
The Sentry Key威 Immobilizer system prevents unauthorized vehicle operation by disabling the engine. The
system does not need to be armed or activated. Operation
is automatic, regardless of whether the vehicle is locked
or unlocked.
The system uses a Key Fob with Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) transmitter, a Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) and a
RF receiver to prevent unauthorized vehicle operation.
Therefore, only Key Fobs that are programmed to the
vehicle can be used to start and operate the vehicle.
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After cycling the ignition to the ON/RUN position, the
CAUTION!
Vehicle Security Light will turn on for three seconds for a
bulb check. If the light remains on after the bulb check, it
The Sentry Key威 Immobilizer system is not compatindicates that there is a problem with the electronics. In ible with some after-market remote starting systems.
addition, if the light begins to flash after the bulb check, Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting
it indicates that someone used an invalid Key Fob to start problems and loss of security protection.
the engine. Either of these conditions will result in the
engine being shut off after two seconds.
All of the Key Fobs provided with your new vehicle have
been programmed to the vehicle electronics.
If the Vehicle Security Light turns on during normal
vehicle operation (vehicle running for longer than 10 sec- Replacement Keys
onds), it indicates that there is a fault in the electronics.
NOTE: Only Key Fobs that are programmed to the
Should this occur, have the vehicle serviced as soon as
vehicle electronics can be used to start and operate the
possible by an authorized dealer.
vehicle. Once a Key Fob is programmed to a vehicle, it
cannot be programmed to any other vehicle.
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CAUTION!
Always remove the keys from the vehicle and lock all
doors when leaving the vehicle unattended.
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Customer Key Programming
Programming Key Fobs or RKE transmitters may be
performed at an authorized dealer.
General Information
The Sentry Key威 system complies with FCC rules Part 15
At the time of purchase, the original owner is provided
and with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is
with a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN).
subject to the following conditions:
Keep the PIN in a secure location. This number is
required for authorized dealer replacement of Key Fobs. • This device may not cause harmful interference.
Duplication of Key Fobs may be performed at an autho• This device must accept any interference that may be
rized dealer, this procedure consists of programming a
received, including interference that may cause undeblank Key Fob to the vehicle electronics. A blank Key Fob
sired operation.
is one that has never been programmed.
NOTE: When having the Sentry Key威 Immobilizer VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
system serviced, bring all vehicle Key Fobs with you to The Vehicle Security Alarm monitors the vehicle doors
for unauthorized entry and the Keyless Enter-N-Go
an authorized dealer.
Start/Stop button for unauthorized operation. While the
Vehicle Security Alarm is armed, interior switches for
door locks and decklid release are disabled. If something
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triggers the alarm, the Vehicle Security Alarm will provide the following audible and visible signals: the horn
will pulse, the park lamps and/or turn signals will flash,
and the Vehicle Security Light in the instrument cluster
will flash.
• For vehicles not equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go,
make sure the vehicle ignition system is ⬙OFF⬙ and the
key is physically removed from the ignition.
Rearming Of The System
If something triggers the alarm, and no action is taken to
disarm it, the Vehicle Security Alarm will turn the horn
off after three minutes, turn all of the visual signals off
after 15 additional minutes, and then the Vehicle Security
Alarm will rearm itself.
• Press LOCK on the interior power door lock switch
with the driver and/or passenger door open.
To Arm The System
Follow these steps to arm the theft alarm:
2. Perform one of the following methods to lock the
vehicle:
• Press the LOCK button on the exterior Passive Entry
Door Handle with a valid Key Fob available in the same
exterior zone (refer to ⬙Keyless Enter-N-Go⬙ in ⬙Things To
Know Before Starting Your Vehicle⬙ for further information).
• Press the LOCK button on the Remote Keyless Entry
1. Remove the key from the ignition system (refer to
⬙Starting Procedures⬙ in ⬙Starting And Operating⬙ for (RKE) transmitter.
further information).
3. If any doors are open, close them.
• For vehicles equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go, make
sure the vehicle ignition system is ⬙OFF⬙.
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NOTE:
To Disarm The System
The Vehicle Security Alarm can be disarmed using any of • The driver’s door key cylinder and the trunk button on
the following methods:
the RKE transmitter cannot arm or disarm the Vehicle
Security Alarm.
• Press the UNLOCK button on the Remote Keyless
• When the Vehicle Security Alarm is armed, the interior
Entry (RKE) transmitter.
power door lock switches will not unlock the doors.
• Grasp the Passive Entry Unlock Door Handle (if
equipped, refer to ⬙Keyless Enter-N-Go⬙ in ⬙Things To The Vehicle Security Alarm is designed to protect your
Know Before Starting Your Vehicle⬙ for further infor- vehicle; however, you can create conditions where the
mation).
system will give you a false alarm. If one of the previously described arming sequences has occurred, the
• Cycle the vehicle ignition system out of the OFF
Vehicle Security Alarm will arm regardless of whether
position.
you are in the vehicle or not. If you remain in the vehicle
• For vehicles equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go, and open a door, the alarm will sound. If this occurs,
press the Keyless Enter-N-Go Start/Stop button disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm.
(requires at least one valid Key Fob in the vehicle).
• For vehicles not equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go,
insert a valid key into the ignition switch and turn
the key to the ON position.
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If the Vehicle Security Alarm is armed and the battery
becomes disconnected, the Vehicle Security Alarm will
remain armed when the battery is reconnected; the
exterior lights will flash, the horn will sound. If this
occurs, disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm.
The lights will fade to off after approximately 30 seconds
or they will immediately fade to off once the ignition is
cycled to the ON/RUN position from the OFF position.
NOTE:
• The front courtesy overhead console and door courTamper Alert
tesy lights do not turn on if the dimmer control is in
If something has triggered the Vehicle Security Alarm in
the ⬙Dome ON⬙ position (extreme top position).
your absence, the horn will sound three times when you
• The Illuminated Entry system will not operate if the
disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm. Check the vehicle for
dimmer control is in the “Dome defeat” position
tampering.
(extreme bottom position).
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
The courtesy lights will turn on when you use the
The RKE system allows you to lock or unlock the doors,
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to unlock the
open the trunk, or activate the Panic Alarm from disdoors or open any door.
tances up to approximately 66 ft (20 m) using a hand-held
This feature also turns on the approach lighting in the Key Fob with RKE transmitter. The RKE transmitter does
outside mirrors (if equipped). Refer to “Mirrors” in not need to be pointed at the vehicle to activate the
“Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for fur- system.
ther information.
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NOTE: Driving at speeds 5 mph (8 km/h) and above within five seconds to unlock all doors. The turn signal
disables the system from responding to all RKE transmit- lights will flash to acknowledge the unlock signal. The
illuminated entry system will also turn on.
ter buttons for all RKE transmitters.
If the vehicle is equipped with Passive Entry, refer to
“Keyless Enter-N-Go” under “Things To Know Before
Starting Your Vehicle” for further information.
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors 1st
Press
This feature lets you program the system to unlock either
the driver’s door or all doors on the first press of the
UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter. To change the
current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in
“Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further
information.
Key Fob With RKE Transmitter
Flash Lights With Lock
To Unlock The Doors
This feature will cause the turn signal lights to flash when
Press and release the UNLOCK button on the RKE the doors are locked or unlocked with the RKE transmittransmitter once to unlock the driver’s door or twice ter. This feature can be turned on or turned off. To change
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the current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further This feature will cause the horn to chirp when the doors
are locked with the RKE transmitter. This feature can be
information.
turned on or turned off. To change the current setting,
Turn Headlights On With Remote Key Unlock
refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding
This feature activates the headlights for up to 90 seconds
Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
when the doors are unlocked with the RKE transmitter.
The time for this feature is programmable on vehicles To Unlatch The Trunk
equipped through Uconnect Touch™. To change the Press the TRUNK button on the RKE transmitter two
current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in times within five seconds to unlatch the trunk.
“Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further
If the vehicle is equipped with Passive Entry, refer to
information.
“Keyless Enter-N-Go” under “Things To Know Before
To Lock The Doors
Starting Your Vehicle” for further information.
Press and release the LOCK button on the RKE transmitter to lock all doors. The turn signal lights will flash and
the horn will chirp to acknowledge the signal.
If the vehicle is equipped with Passive Entry, refer to
“Keyless Enter-N-Go” under “Things To Know Before
Starting Your Vehicle” for further information.
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Using The Panic Alarm
• You may need to be less than 35 ft (11 m) from the
To turn the Panic Alarm feature on or off, press and hold
vehicle when using the RKE transmitter to turn off the
the PANIC button on the RKE transmitter for at least one
Panic Alarm due to the radio frequency noises emitted
second and release. When the Panic Alarm is on, the
by the system.
headlights will turn on, the park lights will flash, the
Programming Additional Transmitters
horn will pulse on and off, and the interior lights will
Programming Key Fobs or RKE transmitters may be
turn on.
performed at an authorized dealer.
The Panic Alarm will stay on for three minutes unless
Transmitter Battery Replacement
you turn it off by either pressing the PANIC button a
The recommended replacement battery is one CR2032
second time or drive the vehicle at a speed of 15 mph
battery.
(24 km/h) or greater.
NOTE:
NOTE:
• Perchlorate Material — special handling may apply.
• The interior lights will turn off if you cycle the ignition
See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate
switch to the ACC or ON/RUN position while the
Panic Alarm is activated. However, the exterior lights • Do not touch the battery terminals that are on the back
housing or the printed circuit board.
and horn will remain on.
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1. Remove the emergency key by sliding the mechanical 3. Remove the battery by turning the back cover over
latch on the back of the RKE transmitter sideways with your (battery facing downward) and tapping it lightly on a
solid surface such as a table or similar, then replace the
thumb and then pull the key out with your other hand.
battery. When replacing the battery, match the + sign on
2. Insert the tip of the emergency key or a #2 flat blade
the battery to the + sign on the inside of the battery clip,
screwdriver into the slot and gently pry the two halves of
located on the back cover. Avoid touching the new
the RKE transmitter apart. Make sure not to damage the
battery with your fingers. Skin oils may cause battery
seal during removal.
deterioration. If you touch a battery, clean it with rubbing
alcohol.
4. To assemble the RKE transmitter case, snap the two
halves together.
General Information
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and
RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the
following conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
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• This device must accept any interference received, while still maintaining security. The system has a range
including interference that may cause undesired of approximately 300 ft (91 m).
operation.
NOTE:
NOTE: Changes or modifications not expressly ap- • The vehicle must be equipped with an automatic
transmission to be equipped with Remote Start.
proved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
• Obstructions between the vehicle and the Key Fob
may reduce this range.
If your RKE transmitter fails to operate from a normal
distance, check for these two conditions:
How To Use Remote Start
1. A weak battery in the RKE transmitter. The expected All of the following conditions must be met before the
engine will remote start:
life of the battery is a minimum of three years.
2. Closeness to a radio transmitter such as a radio station •
tower, airport transmitter, and some mobile or CB radios.
•
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
•
This system uses the Key Fob with Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to start the •
Shift lever in PARK
Doors closed
Hood closed
Trunk closed
engine conveniently from outside the vehicle • HAZARD switch off
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• BRAKE switch inactive (brake pedal not pressed)
• Battery at an acceptable charge level
• RKE PANIC button not pressed.
• System not disabled from previous remote start event
• Vehicle theft alarm not active
• Ignition in OFF position
WARNING!
• Do not start or run an engine in a closed garage or
confined area. Exhaust gas contains Carbon Monoxide (CO) which is odorless and colorless. Carbon Monoxide is poisonous and can cause serious
injury or death when inhaled.
WARNING! (Continued)
• Keep Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitters
away from children. Operation of the Remote Start
System, windows, door locks or other controls
could cause serious injury or death.
Remote Start Abort Message On Electronic Vehicle
Information Center (EVIC) — If Equipped
The following messages will display in the EVIC if the
vehicle fails to remote start or exits remote start prematurely:
• Remote Start Aborted — Door Ajar
• Remote Start Aborted — Hood Ajar
• Remote Start Aborted — Trunk Ajar
(Continued) • Remote Start Aborted — Fuel Low
• Remote Start Disabled — Start Vehicle To Reset
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The EVIC message stays active until the ignition is cycled • For security, power window and power sunroof opto the ON/RUN position.
eration (if equipped) are disabled when the vehicle is
in the Remote Start mode.
To Enter Remote Start Mode
Press and release the REMOTE START button • The engine can be started two consecutive times (two
on the RKE transmitter twice within five sec15-minute cycles) with the RKE transmitter. However,
onds. The vehicle doors will lock, the parking
the ignition must be cycled to the RUN position before
lights will flash and the horn will chirp twice (if
you can repeat the start sequence for a third cycle.
programmed). Then, the engine will start and the vehicle
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The
will remain in the Remote Start mode for a 15-minute
Vehicle
cycle.
Press and release the REMOTE START button one time or
allow the engine to run for the entire 15 minute cycle.
NOTE:
• If an engine fault is present or fuel level is low, the
NOTE: To avoid unintentional shutdowns, the system
vehicle will start and then shut down in 10 seconds.
will disable the one time press of the REMOTE START
• The park lamps will turn on and remain on during button for two seconds after receiving a valid Remote
Remote Start mode.
Start request.
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To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
Before the end of 15 minute cycle, press and release the
UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter to unlock the
doors and disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm (if
equipped). Then, prior to the end of the 15 minute cycle,
press and release the START/STOP button.
NOTE: The message “Push Start Button” will display in
the EVIC until you push the START button.
DOOR LOCKS
Manual Door Locks
To lock each door, push the door lock knob on each door
Door Lock Knob
trim panel downward. To unlock the front doors, pull the If the door lock knob is down when you shut the door,
inside door handle to the first detent. To unlock the rear the door will lock. Therefore, make sure the Key Fob is
doors, pull the door lock knob on the door trim panel not inside the vehicle before closing the door.
upward.
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WARNING!
• For personal security and safety in the event of an
accident, lock the vehicle doors before you drive as
well as when you park and leave the vehicle.
• When leaving the vehicle, set the ignition switch
to the OFF position. Unsupervised use of vehicle
equipment may cause severe personal injuries or
death.
• Never leave children alone in a vehicle. Leaving
unattended children in a vehicle is dangerous for a
number of reasons. A child or others could be
seriously or fatally injured. Don’t leave ignition
switch in the ACC or ON/RUN positions. A child
could operate power windows, other controls, or
move the vehicle.
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Power Door Locks
A power door lock switch is on each front door trim
panel. Use this switch to lock or unlock the doors.
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The doors can also be locked and unlocked with the 2. The transmission is in gear.
Keyless Enter-N-Go (Passive Entry) system. For further
3. All doors are closed.
information, refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Go” in “Things To
4. The throttle is pressed.
Know Before Starting Your Vehicle”.
If you press the power door lock switch while the
ignition is in the ACC or ON/RUN position, and any
front door is open, the power locks will not operate. This
prevents you from accidentally locking the Key Fob in
the vehicle. Cycling the ignition to the OFF position or
closing the door will allow the locks to operate. If a door
is open, and the ignition is in the ACC or ON/RUN
position, a chime will sound as a reminder to remove the
Key Fob.
5. The vehicle speed is above 15 mph (24 km/h).
6. The doors were not previously locked using the power
door lock switch or Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter.
To change the current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™
Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for
further information.
NOTE: Use the Automatic Door Locks feature in accorAutomatic Door Locks
dance with local laws.
The doors will lock automatically on vehicles with power
door locks if all of the following conditions are met:
1. The Automatic Door Locks feature is enabled.
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4. A single chime will indicate the completion of the
Automatic Door Locks Programming —
programming.
If Equipped
The Automatic Door Locks feature can be enabled or
5. Repeat these steps if you want to return this feature to
disabled as follows:
its previous setting.
• For vehicles equipped with Uconnect Touch™, refer to
NOTE:
“Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your
• If you do not hear the chime it means that the system
Instrument Panel” for further information.
did not enter the programming mode and you will
• For vehicles not equipped with the Uconnect Touch™,
need to repeat the procedure.
perform the following procedure:
• Use the Automatic Door Locks feature in accordance
with local laws.
1. Close all doors and place the key in the ignition
switch.
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
2. Within 15 seconds, cycle the ignition switch between The doors will unlock automatically on vehicles with
LOCK and ON/RUN and then back to LOCK four times power door locks if:
ending up in the LOCK position (do not start the engine).
1. The Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature is en3. Within 30 seconds, press the power door LOCK switch abled.
to lock the doors.
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2. The transmission was in gear and the vehicle speed Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit Programming
The Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature can be
returned to 0 mph (0 km/h).
enabled or disabled as follows:
3. The transmission is in NEUTRAL or PARK.
• For vehicles equipped with the Uconnect Touch™,
4. The driver door is opened.
refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
5. The doors were not previously unlocked.
6. The vehicle speed is 0 mph (0 km/h).
• For vehicles not equipped with the Uconnect Touch™,
perform the following steps:
To change the current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™
Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for 1. Enter the vehicle and close all doors.
further information.
2. Place the Key Fob in the ignition switch.
NOTE: Use the Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature
3. Within 15 seconds, cycle the ignition switch between
in accordance with local laws.
LOCK and ON/RUN and then back to LOCK four times
ending up in the LOCK position. However, do not start
the engine.
4. Within 30 seconds, press the power door unlock
switch to unlock the doors.
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5. A single chime will indicate the completion of the Child-Protection Door Lock System —
programming.
Rear Doors
To provide a safer environment for small children riding
NOTE: If you do not hear the chime, it means that the
in the rear seats, the rear doors are equipped with
system did not enter the programming mode and you
Child-Protection Door Lock system.
will need to repeat the procedure.
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection
6. Repeat these steps if you want to return this feature to
Door Lock System
its previous setting.
1. Open the rear door.
NOTE: Use the Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature
2. Insert the tip of the emergency key into the lock and
in accordance with local laws.
rotate to the LOCK or UNLOCK position.
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3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the opposite rear door.
Child-Protection Door Lock Function
Child-Protection Door Lock Location
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WARNING!
Avoid trapping anyone in a vehicle in a collision.
Remember that the rear doors can only be opened
from the outside when the Child-Protection locks are
engaged.
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NOTE:
• Passive Entry may be programmed ON/OFF; refer to
“Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your
Instrument Panel” for further information.
• If wearing gloves on your hands, or if it has been
raining on the Passive Entry door handle, the unlock
sensitivity can be affected, resulting in a slower reNOTE: For emergency exit with the system engaged,
sponse time.
move the lock knob up (unlocked position), roll down the
window and open the door with the outside door handle. • If the vehicle is unlocked by the RKE transmitter or
Passive Entry and no door goes ajar within 60 seconds,
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO
the vehicle will re-lock and if equipped will arm the
The Passive Entry system is an enhancement to the
theft alarm.
vehicle’s Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system and a
feature of Keyless Enter-N-Go. This feature allows you to
lock and unlock the vehicle’s door(s) without having to
press the RKE transmitter lock or unlock buttons.
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To Unlock From The Driver’s Side:
With a valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter within 5 ft
(1.5 m) of the driver door handle, grab the front driver
door handle to unlock the driver’s door automatically.
The interior door panel lock knob will raise when the
door is unlocked.
NOTE: If “Unlock All Doors 1st Press” is programmed
all doors will unlock when you grab hold of the front
driver’s door handle. To select between “Unlock Driver
Door 1st Press” and “Unlock All Doors 1st Press”, refer to
“Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your
Instrument Panel” for further information.
To Unlock From The Passenger Side:
With a valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter within 5 ft
(1.5 m) of the passenger door handle, grab the front
passenger door handle to unlock all four doors automatically. The interior door panel lock knob will raise when
the door is unlocked.
NOTE: All doors will unlock when the front passenger
door handle is grabbed regardless of the driver’s door
unlock preference setting (“Unlock Driver Door 1st
Press” or “Unlock All Doors 1st Press”).
Grabbing The Driver’s Door Handle
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Preventing Inadvertent Locking Of Passive Entry RKE
Transmitter In Vehicle
To minimize the possibility of unintentionally locking a
Passive Entry RKE transmitter inside your vehicle, the
Passive Entry system is equipped with an automatic door
unlock feature which will function if the ignition switch
is in the OFF position.
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To Enter The Trunk
With a valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter within 5 ft
(1.5 m) of the deck lid, press the button on the right side
of CHMSL, (Center High Mounted Stop Light) which is
located on the deck lid.
If one of the vehicle doors is open and the door panel
switch is used to lock the vehicle, once all open doors
have been closed the vehicle checks the inside and
outside of the vehicle for any valid Passive Entry RKE
transmitters. If one of the vehicle’s Passive Entry RKE
transmitters is detected inside the vehicle, and no other
valid Passive Entry RKE transmitters are detected outside the vehicle, the Passive Entry System automatically
unlocks all vehicle doors and chirps the horn three times
(on the third attempt ALL doors will lock and the Passive
Entry RKE transmitter can be locked in the vehicle).
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NOTE: If you inadvertently leave your vehicle’s Passive
Entry RKE transmitter in the trunk and try to close the
deck lid, the deck lid will automatically unlatch, unless
another one of the vehicle’s Passive Entry RKE transmitters is outside the vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5 m) of the
deck lid.
To Lock The Vehicle’s Doors
With one of the vehicle’s Passive Entry RKE transmitters
within 5 ft (1.5 m) of the driver or passenger front door
handles, press the door handle LOCK button to lock both
doors.
Outside Door Handle Lock Button
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NOTE:
• After pressing the door handle LOCK button, you
must wait two seconds before you can lock or unlock
the doors, using either Passive Entry door handle. This
is done to allow you to check if the vehicle is locked by
pulling the door handle, without the vehicle reacting
and unlocking.
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• The Passive Entry system will not operate if the RKE
transmitter battery is dead.
The vehicle doors can also be locked by using the RKE
transmitter lock button or the lock button located on the
vehicle’s interior door panel.
Power Window Switches
There are single window controls on each passenger door
WINDOWS
trim panel, which operate the passenger door windows.
The window controls will operate only when the ignition
Power Windows
The window controls on the driver’s door control all the is in the ACC or ON/RUN position.
door windows.
NOTE: For vehicles equipped with the Uconnect
Touch™, the power window switches will remain active
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for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is cycled to the OFF
position. Opening either front door will cancel this
feature. The time is programmable. Refer to “Uconnect
Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument
Panel” for further information.
To open the window part way, press the window switch
to the first detent and release it when you want the
window to stop.
WARNING!
AUTO-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection
Lift the window switch to the second detent, release, and
the window will go up automatically.
Never leave children in a vehicle with the Key Fob.
Occupants, particularly unattended children, can become entrapped by the windows while operating the
power window switches. Such entrapment may result in serious injury or death.
AUTO-Down Feature
The driver door power window switch and some model
passenger door power window switches have an AUTOdown feature. Press the window switch to the second
detent, release, and the window will go down automatically.
To stop the window from going all the way down during
the AUTO-down operation, pull up on the switch briefly.
To stop the window from going all the way up during the
AUTO-up operation, push down on the switch briefly.
To close the window part way, lift the window switch to
the first detent and release it when you want the window
to stop.
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NOTE:
• If the window runs into any obstacle during autoclosure, it will reverse direction and then go back
down. Remove the obstacle and use the window
switch again to close the window.
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Reset Auto Up
Should the Auto Up feature stop working, the window
probably needs to be reset. To reset Auto Up:
1. Pull the window switch up to close the window
completely and continue to hold the switch up for an
• Any impact due to rough road conditions may trigger additional two seconds after the window is closed.
the auto-reverse function unexpectedly during auto2. Push the window switch down firmly to the second
closure. If this happens, pull the switch lightly to the
detent to open the window completely and continue to
first detent and hold to close the window manually.
hold the switch down for an additional two seconds after
the window is fully open.
WARNING!
There is no anti-pinch protection when the window
is almost closed. Be sure to clear all objects from the
window before closing.
Window Lockout Switch
The window lockout switch on the driver’s door trim
panel allows you to disable the window controls on the
rear passenger doors and the rear sunscreen (if
equipped). To disable the window controls and the rear
sunscreen, press and release the window lockout button
(setting it in the DOWN position). To enable the window
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controls and the rear sunscreen, press and release the Wind Buffeting
window lockout button again (setting it in the UP Wind buffeting can be described as the perception of
pressure on the ears or a helicopter-type sound in the
position).
ears. Your vehicle may exhibit wind buffeting with the
windows down, or the sunroof (if equipped) in certain
open or partially open positions. This is a normal occurrence and can be minimized. If the buffeting occurs with
the rear windows open, then open the front and rear
windows together to minimize the buffeting. If the
buffeting occurs with the sunroof open, then adjust the
sunroof opening to minimize the buffeting.
Window Lockout Switch
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
The trunk lid can be released from inside the vehicle by
pressing the TRUNK RELEASE button located on the
instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel.
NOTE: The transmission must be in PARK before the
button will operate.
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The trunk lid can be released from
outside the vehicle by pressing the
TRUNK button on the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter
twice within five seconds.
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Refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Go” in “Things To Know
Before Starting Your Vehicle” for more information on
trunk operation with the Passive Entry feature.
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
WARNING!
Trunk Release
Button
With the ignition in the ON/RUN position, the Trunk
Open symbol will display in the instrument cluster
indicating that the trunk is open. The odometer display
will reappear once the trunk is closed.
Do not allow children to have access to the trunk,
either by climbing into the trunk from outside, or
through the inside of the vehicle. Always close the
trunk lid when your vehicle is unattended. Once in
the trunk, young children may not be able to escape,
even if they entered through the rear seat. If trapped
in the trunk, children can die from suffocation or
heat stroke.
With the ignition in the OFF position or the key removed
from the ignition switch, the Trunk Open symbol will Trunk Emergency Release
display until the trunk is closed.
As a security measure, a Trunk Internal Emergency
Release lever is built into the trunk latching mechanism.
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In the event of an individual being locked inside the OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
trunk, the trunk can be simply opened by pulling on the Some of the most important safety features in your
glow-in-the-dark handle attached to the trunk latching vehicle are the restraint systems:
mechanism.
• Three-point lap and shoulder belts for the driver and
all passengers
• Advanced Front Air Bags for driver and front passenger
• Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag
• Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains
(SABIC) for the driver and passengers seated next to a
window
• Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB)
Trunk Emergency Release
• An energy-absorbing steering column and steering
wheel
• Knee bolsters/blockers for front seat occupants
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• Front seat belts incorporate pretensioners that may Please pay close attention to the information in this
enhance occupant protection by managing occupant section. It tells you how to use your restraint system
energy during an impact event
properly, to keep you and your passengers as safe as
possible.
• All seat belt systems (except the driver’s) include
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALRs), which lock the
WARNING!
seat belt webbing into position by extending the belt
all the way out and then adjusting the belt to the In an accident, you and your passengers can suffer
desired length to restrain a child seat or secure a large much greater injuries if you are not properly buckled
item in a seat — if equipped
up. You can strike the interior of your vehicle or other
passengers, or you can be thrown out of the vehicle.
If you will be carrying children too small for adult-sized
Always be sure you and others in your vehicle are
seat belts, the seat belts or the Lower Anchors and Tether
buckled up properly.
for CHildren (LATCH) feature also can be used to hold
infant and child restraint systems. For more information
Buckle up even though you are an excellent driver, even
on LATCH, refer to Lower Anchors and Tether for
on short trips. Someone on the road may be a poor driver
CHildren (LATCH).
and cause an accident that includes you. This can happen
NOTE: The Advanced Front Air Bags have a multistage far away from home or on your own street.
inflator design. This allows the air bag to have different
rates of inflation based on the severity and type of collision.
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Research has shown that seat belts save lives, and they
can reduce the seriousness of injuries in an accident.
Some of the worst injuries happen when people are
thrown from the vehicle. Seat belts reduce the possibility
of ejection and the risk of injury caused by striking the
inside of the vehicle. Everyone in a motor vehicle should
be belted at all times.
Lap/Shoulder Belts
All seating positions in your vehicle are equipped with
lap/shoulder belts.
The belt webbing retractor is designed to lock during
very sudden stops or impacts. This feature allows the
shoulder part of the belt to move freely with you under
normal conditions. However, in an accident, the belt will
lock and reduce your risk of striking the inside of the
vehicle or being thrown out.
WARNING!
• It is dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or
outside of a vehicle. In an accident, people riding
in these areas are more likely to be seriously
injured or killed.
• Do not allow people to ride in any area of your
vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat
belts.
• Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and
using a seat belt properly.
• Wearing a seat belt incorrectly is dangerous. Seat
belts are designed to go around the large bones of
your body. These are the strongest parts of your
body and can take the forces of an accident best.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Wearing your belt in the wrong place could make
your injuries in an accident much worse. You
might suffer internal injuries, or you could even
slide out of part of the belt. Follow these instructions to wear your seat belt safely and to keep your
passengers safe, too.
• Two people should never be belted into a single
seat belt. People belted together can crash into one
another in an accident, hurting one another badly.
Never use a lap/shoulder belt or a lap belt for more
than one person, no matter what their size.
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2. The seat belt latch plate is above the back of your seat.
Grasp the latch plate and pull out the belt. Slide the latch
plate up the webbing as far as necessary to make the belt
go around your lap.
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Sit back and
adjust the front seat.
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3. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch
plate into the buckle until you hear a “click.”
WARNING!
• A belt that is buckled into the wrong buckle will
not protect you properly. The lap portion could
ride too high on your body, possibly causing
internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the
buckle nearest you.
• A belt that is too loose will not protect you
properly. In a sudden stop, you could move too far
forward, increasing the possibility of injury. Wear
your seat belt snugly.
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• A belt that is worn under your arm is dangerous.
Your body could strike the inside surfaces of the
vehicle in an accident, increasing head and neck
injury. A belt worn under the arm can cause
internal injuries. Ribs aren’t as strong as shoulder
bones. Wear the belt over your shoulder so that
your strongest bones will take the force in a
collision.
• A shoulder belt placed behind you will not protect
you from injury during an accident. You are more
likely to hit your head in a collision if you do not
wear your shoulder belt. The lap and shoulder belt
are meant to be used together.
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4. Position the lap belt across your thighs, below your
abdomen. To remove slack in the lap belt portion, pull up
a bit on the shoulder belt. To loosen the lap belt if it is too
tight, tilt the latch plate and pull on the lap belt. A snug
belt reduces the risk of sliding under the belt in an
accident.
Removing Slack From Belt
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WARNING!
• A lap belt worn too high can increase the risk of
internal injury in an accident. The belt forces
won’t be at the strong hip and pelvic bones, but
across your abdomen. Always wear the lap belt as
low as possible and keep it snug.
• A twisted belt will not protect you properly. In a
collision, it could even cut into you. Be sure the
belt is straight. If you can’t straighten a belt in
your vehicle, take it to your authorized dealer
immediately and have it fixed.
5. Position the shoulder belt on your chest so that it is
comfortable and not resting on your neck. The retractor
will withdraw any slack in the belt.
6. To release the belt, push the red button on the buckle.
The belt will automatically retract to its stowed position.
If necessary, slide the latch plate down the webbing to
allow the belt to retract fully.
WARNING!
A frayed or torn belt could rip apart in an accident
and leave you with no protection. Inspect the belt
system periodically, checking for cuts, frays, or loose
parts. Damaged parts must be replaced immediately.
Do not disassemble or modify the system. Seat belt
assemblies must be replaced after an accident if they
have been damaged (bent retractor, torn webbing,
etc.).
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Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
In the driver and front passenger seats, the shoulder belt
can be adjusted upward or downward to position the belt
away from your neck. Push and fully depress the button
above the webbing to release the anchorage, then move it
up or down to the position that fits you best.
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As a guide, if you are shorter than average you will
prefer a lower position, and if you are taller than average
you will prefer a higher position. When you release the
anchorage try to move it up and down to make sure that
it is locked in position.
In the rear seat, move toward the center of the seat to
position the belt away from your neck.
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
Use the following procedure to untwist a twisted lap/
shoulder belt.
1. Position the latch plate as close as possible to the
anchor point.
2. At about 6 to 12 in (15 to 30 cm) above the latch plate,
grasp and twist the belt webbing 180 degrees to create a
fold that begins immediately above the latch plate.
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3. Slide the latch plate upward over the folded webbing. • ALR — Automatic Locking Retractor
The folded webbing must enter the slot at the top of the
If the passenger seating position is equipped with an
latch plate.
ALR and is being used for normal usage:
4. Continue to slide the latch plate up until it clears the
Only pull the belt webbing out far enough to comfortably
folded webbing.
wrap around the occupant’s mid-section so as to not
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
activate the ALR. If the ALR is activated, you will hear a
The seat belts in the passenger seating positions are ratcheting sound as the belt retracts. Allow the webbing
equipped with Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) to retract completely in this case and then carefully pull
which are used to secure a child restraint system. For out only the amount of webbing necessary to comfortadditional information, refer to “Installing Child Re- ably wrap around the occupant’s mid-section. Slide the
straints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt” under the “Child latch plate into the buckle until you hear a ⬙click.⬙
Restraints” section. The chart below defines the type of
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If
feature for each seating position.
Equipped
Driver
Center
Passenger
In this mode, the shoulder belt is automatically preFirst Row
N/A
N/A
ALR
locked. The belt will still retract to remove any slack in
the shoulder belt. The Automatic Locking Mode is availSecond Row
ALR
ALR
ALR
able on all passenger-seating positions with a combina• N/A — Not Applicable
tion lap/shoulder belt. Use the Automatic Locking Mode
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anytime a child safety seat is installed in a seating
position that has a belt with this feature. Children
12 years old and under should always be properly
restrained in the rear seat.
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
1. Buckle the combination lap and shoulder belt.
2. Grasp the shoulder portion and pull downward until
the entire belt is extracted.
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WARNING!
• The belt and retractor assembly must be replaced
if the seat belt assembly Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) feature or any other seat belt function is not working properly when checked according to the procedures in the Service Manual.
• Failure to replace the belt and retractor assembly
could increase the risk of injury in collisions.
3. Allow the belt to retract. As the belt retracts, you will Energy Management Feature
hear a clicking sound. This indicates the safety belt is This vehicle has a safety belt system with an Energy
now in the Automatic Locking Mode.
Management feature in the front seating positions to help
further reduce the risk of injury in the event of a head-on
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
Unbuckle the combination lap/shoulder belt and allow it accident. This safety belt system has a retractor assembly
to retract completely to disengage the Automatic Locking that is designed to release webbing in a controlled
Mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) manner. This feature is designed to help reduce the belt
force acting on the occupant’s chest.
locking mode.
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WARNING!
• The belt and retractor assembly must be replaced
if the seat belt assembly Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) feature or any other seat belt function is not working properly when checked according to the procedures in the Service Manual.
• Failure to replace the belt and retractor assembly
could increase the risk of injury in accidents.
Seat Belt Pretensioners
The seat belts for both front seating positions are
equipped with pretensioning devices that are designed to
remove slack from the seat belt in the event of an
accident. These devices may improve the performance of
the seat belt by assuring that the belt is tight about the
occupant early in an accident. Pretensioners work for all
size occupants, including those in child restraints.
NOTE: These devices are not a substitute for proper seat
belt placement by the occupant. The seat belt still must be
worn snugly and positioned properly.
The pretensioners are triggered by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). Like the air bags, the pretensioners are single use items. A deployed pretensioner or
a deployed air bag must be replaced immediately.
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System
(BeltAlert姞)
BeltAlert威 is a feature intended to remind the driver and
front passenger (if equipped with front passenger
BeltAlert威) to fasten their seat belts. This feature is active
whenever the ignition is on. If the driver or front seat
passenger is unbelted, the Seat Belt Reminder Light will
turn on and remain on until both front seat belts are
fastened. BeltAlert威 triggers within 60 seconds of vehicle
speed over 5 mph (8 km/h). The reminder sequence lasts
for 96 seconds or until the respective seat belts are
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fastened. After the sequence completes, the Seat Belt
Reminder Light remains illuminated until front belts are
fastened. The driver should instruct all other occupants
to fasten their seat belts. If a front seat belt is unbuckled
while traveling at speeds greater than 5 mph (8 km/h),
BeltAlert威 will chime as a single notification and illuminate the Seat Belt Reminder Light, then will proceed to
the 96 second reminder sequence.
The front passenger seat BeltAlert威 is not active when the
front passenger seat is unoccupied. BeltAlert威 may be
triggered when an animal or heavy object is on the front
passenger seat or when the seat is folded flat (if
equipped). It is recommended that pets be restrained in
the rear seat in pet harnesses or pet carriers that are
secured by seat belts, and cargo is properly stowed.
BeltAlert威 Programming
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The BeltAlert威 can be enabled or disabled by your
authorized dealer or by performing the following procedure:
1. With all doors closed, and the ignition in any position
except ON/RUN, buckle the driver’s seat belt.
2. Cycle the ignition to the ON/RUN position, but do not
start the engine. Wait for the Seat Belt Reminder Light to
turn off and then proceed to the next step.
NOTE: You must perform the following steps within
60 seconds of cycling the ignition to the ON/RUN
position.
3. Within 60 seconds of cycling the ignition to the ON/
RUN position, unbuckle and then re-buckle the driver’s
seat belt at least three times within 10 seconds, ending
with the seat belt buckled.
NOTE: Chrysler Group LLC does not recommend deactivating the BeltAlert威.
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NOTE: Watch for the Seat Belt Reminder Light to turn
on while unbuckling the seat belt and turn off while
re-buckling the seat belt. It may be necessary to retract
the seat belt.
Pregnant women should wear the lap part of the belt
across the thighs and as snug across the hips as possible.
Keep the belt low so that it does not come across the
abdomen. That way the strong bones of the hips will take
the force if there is an accident.
4. Cycle the ignition to the OFF position. A single chime
will sound to signify that you have successfully com- Seat Belt Extender
If a seat belt is too short even when fully extended and
pleted the programming.
when the adjustable upper shoulder belt anchorage (if so
BeltAlert威 can be reactivated by repeating this procedure.
equipped) is in its lowest position, your authorized
NOTE: Although BeltAlert威 has been deactivated, the dealer can provide you with a seat belt extender. This
Seat Belt Reminder Light will continue to illuminate as extender should be used only if the existing belt is not
long enough. When it is not required, remove the exlong as the driver’s seat belt is unbuckled.
tender and store it.
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
We recommend that pregnant women use the seat belts
throughout their pregnancy. Keeping the mother safe is
the best way to keep the baby safe.
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WARNING!
Using a seat belt extender when not needed can
increase the risk of injury in an accident. Only use
when the seat belt is not long enough when it is worn
low and snug and in the recommended seating positions. Remove and store the extender when not
needed.
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
This vehicle has Advanced Front Air Bags for both the
driver and front passenger as a supplement to the seat
belt restraint systems. The driver’s Advanced Front Air
Bag is mounted in the center of the steering wheel. The
passenger’s Advanced Front Air Bag is mounted in the
instrument panel, above the glove compartment. The
words SRS AIRBAG are embossed on the air bag covers.
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In addition, the vehicle is equipped with a Supplemental
Driver Side Knee Air Bag mounted in the instrument
panel below the steering column.
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Advanced Front Air Bag And Knee Bolster Locations
1 — Driver And Passenger
Advanced Front Air Bags
3 — Supplemental Driver Side
Knee Air Bag
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NOTE: These air bags are certified to the new Federal
regulations for Advanced Air Bags.
and rear passengers sitting next to a window. The SABIC
air bags are located above the side windows and their
covers are also labeled: SRS AIRBAG.
The Advanced Front Air Bags have a multistage inflator
design. This allows the air bag to have different rates of This vehicle is equipped with Supplemental Seatinflation based on the severity and type of collision.
Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) to provide enhanced
protection for an occupant during a side impact. The
This vehicle may be equipped with driver and/or front
SABs are located in the outboard side of the front seats.
passenger seat track position sensors that may adjust the
inflation rate of the Advanced Front Air Bags based upon NOTE:
• Air Bag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim,
seat position.
but they will open during air bag deployment.
This vehicle may be equipped with a driver and/or front
passenger seat belt buckle switch that detects whether • After any accident, the vehicle should be taken to an
authorized dealer immediately.
the driver or front passenger seat belt is fastened. The
seat belt buckle switch may adjust the inflation rate of the
Air Bag System Components
Advanced Front Air Bags.
Your vehicle may be equipped with the following air bag
This vehicle is equipped with Supplemental Side Air Bag system components:
Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) to protect the driver, front,
• Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
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Advanced Front Air Bag Features
The Advanced Front Air Bag system has multistage
driver and front passenger air bags. This system provides
output appropriate to the severity and type of collision as
determined by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC),
which may receive information from the front impact
sensors.
• Steering Wheel and Column
• Instrument Panel
• Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag
• Knee Impact Bolster
• Driver Advanced Front Air Bag
The first stage inflator is triggered immediately during an
impact that requires air bag deployment. This low output
is used in less severe collisions. A higher energy output is
used for more severe collisions.
• Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag
• Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB)
• Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains
(SABIC)
• Front and Side Impact Sensors
• Front Seat Belt Pretensioners, Seat Belt Buckle Switch,
and Seat Track Position Sensors
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WARNING!
• No objects should be placed over or near the air
bag on the instrument panel, because any such
objects could cause harm if the vehicle is in a
collision severe enough to cause the air bag to
inflate.
• Do not put anything on or around the air bag
covers or attempt to open them manually. You may
damage the air bags and you could be injured
because the air bags may no longer be functional.
The protective covers for the air bag cushions are
designed to open only when the air bags are
inflating.
• Do not drill, cut or tamper with the knee bolster in
any way.
• Do not mount any accessories to the knee bolster
such as alarm lights, stereos, citizen band radios,
etc.
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB)
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags may provide
enhanced protection to help protect an occupant during a
side impact. The Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air
Bag is marked with an air bag label sewn into the
outboard side of the front seats.
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag Label
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When the air bag deploys, it opens the seam between the
front and side of the seat’s trim cover. Each air bag
deploys independently; a left side impact deploys the left
air bag only and a right-side impact deploys the right air
bag only.
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Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain
(SABIC)
SABIC air bags may offer side-impact protection to front
and rear seat outboard occupants in addition to that
provided by the body structure. Each air bag features
inflated chambers placed adjacent to the head of each
outboard occupant that reduce the potential for side- Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains (SABIC)
impact head injuries. The curtains deploy downward,
NOTE:
covering both windows on the impact side.
• Air Bag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim,
but they will open during air bag deployment.
• Being too close to the SAB and SABIC air bags during
deployment could cause you to be severely injured or
killed.
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The system includes side impact sensors that are calibrated to deploy the SAB and SABIC air bags during
impacts that require air bag occupant protection.
WARNING!
• If your vehicle is equipped with left and right
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain
(SABIC), do not stack luggage or other cargo up
high enough to block the location of the SABIC.
The area where the SABIC is located should remain free from any obstructions.
• Do not use accessory seat covers or place objects
between you and the side air bags; the performance could be adversely affected and/or objects
could be pushed into you, causing serious injury.
WARNING! (Continued)
• If your vehicle is equipped with SABIC air bags,
do not have any accessory items installed which
will alter the roof, including adding a sunroof to
your vehicle. Do not add roof racks that require
permanent attachments (bolts or screws) for installation on the vehicle roof. Do not drill into the roof
of the vehicle for any reason.
Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag
The Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag provides
enhanced protection and works together with the Driver
Advanced Front Air Bag during a frontal impact.
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Knee Impact Bolsters
The Knee Impact Bolsters help protect the knees of the
driver and the front passenger, and position front occupants for the best interaction with the Advanced Front
Air Bags.
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WARNING!
Infants in rear-facing child restraints should never
ride in the front seat of a vehicle with a passenger
Advanced Front Air Bag. An air bag deployment can
cause severe injury or death to infants in that position.
Along with seat belts and pretensioners, Advanced Front
Air Bags work with the Supplemental Driver Side Knee
Air Bag and the passenger side knee bolster to provide
Children that are not big enough to wear the vehicle seat
improved protection for the driver and front passenger.
belt properly (see Section on Child Restraints) should be
Side air bags also work with seat belts to improve
secured in the rear seat in child restraints or beltoccupant protection.
positioning booster seats. Older children who do not use
Here are some simple steps you can take to minimize the child restraints or belt-positioning booster seats should
risk of harm from a deploying air bag:
ride properly buckled up in the rear seat. Never allow
children to slide the shoulder belt behind them or under
Children 12 years old and under should always ride
their arm.
buckled up in a rear seat.
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If a child from 1 to 12 years old (not in a rear facing child
seat) must ride in the front passenger seat, move the seat
as far back as possible and use the proper child restraint.
(Refer to “Child Restraints”)
If the air bag system in this vehicle needs to be modified
to accommodate a disabled person, contact the Customer
Center. Phone numbers are provided under ⬙If You Need
Assistance”.
You should read the instructions provided with your
child restraint to make sure that you are using it properly.
WARNING!
All occupants should always wear their lap and shoulder
belts properly.
The driver and front passenger seats should be moved
back as far as practical to allow the Advanced Front Air
Bags room to inflate.
• Relying on the air bags alone could lead to more
severe injuries in a collision. The air bags work
with your seat belt to restrain you properly. In
some collisions, the air bags won’t deploy at all.
Always wear your seat belts even though you have
air bags.
Do not lean against the door or window. If your vehicle
has side air bags, and deployment occurs, the side air
bags will inflate forcefully into the space between you
and the door.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Being too close to the steering wheel or instrument
panel during Advanced Front Air Bag deployment
could cause serious injury, including death. Air
Bags need room to inflate. Sit back, comfortably
extending your arms to reach the steering wheel or
instrument panel.
• Side air bags also need room to inflate. Do not lean
against the door or window. Sit upright in the
center of the seat.
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ORC deploys the Advanced Front Air Bags, SABIC air
bags, SAB, Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag, and
front seat belt pretensioners, as required, depending on
the severity and type of impact.
Advanced Front Air Bags and Supplemental Driver Side
Knee Air Bag are designed to provide additional protection by supplementing the seat belts in certain frontal
collisions depending on the severity and type of collision.
Advanced Front Air Bags are not expected to reduce the
risk of injury in rear, side, or rollover collisions.
The Advanced Front Air Bags and Supplemental Driver
Side Knee Air Bag will not deploy in all frontal collisions,
including some that may produce substantial vehicle
Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
damage — for example, some pole collisions, truck
The ORC is part of a Federally regulated safety system
underrides, and angle offset collisions. On the other
required for this vehicle.
hand, depending on the type and location of impact,
The ORC determines if deployment of the front and/or Advanced Front Air Bags may deploy in crashes with
side air bags in a frontal or side collision is required. little vehicle front-end damage but that produce a severe
Based on the impact sensor’s signals, a central electronic initial deceleration.
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
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The side air bags will not deploy in all side collisions. The ORC contains a backup power supply system that
Side air bag deployment will depend on the severity and may deploy the air bags even if the battery loses power or
it becomes disconnected prior to deployment.
type of collision.
Also, the ORC turns on the Air Bag Warning
Light in the instrument panel for approximately four to eight seconds for a self-check
when the ignition is first turned on. After the
self-check, the Air Bag Warning Light will turn off. If the
Seat belts are necessary for your protection in all acciORC detects a malfunction in any part of the system, it
dents, and also are needed to help keep you in position,
turns on the Air Bag Warning Light, either momentarily
away from an inflating air bag.
or continuously. A single chime will sound if the light
The ORC monitors the readiness of the electronic parts of comes on again after initial startup.
the air bag system whenever the ignition is in the
It also includes diagnostics that will illuminate the instruON/RUN position. If the key is in the OFF position, or in
ment cluster Air Bag Warning Light if a malfunction is
the ACC position, the air bag system is not on and the air
noted that could affect the air bag system. The diagnosbags will not inflate.
tics also record the nature of the malfunction.
Because air bag sensors measure vehicle deceleration
over time, vehicle speed and damage by themselves are
not good indicators of whether or not an air bag should
have deployed.
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WARNING!
Ignoring the Air Bag Warning Light in your instrument panel could mean you won’t have the air bags
to protect you in a collision. If the light does not come
on as a bulb check when the ignition is first turned
on, stays on after you start the vehicle, or if it comes
on as you drive, have an authorized dealer service the
air bag system immediately.
Driver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag
Inflator Units
The Driver and Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag
Inflator Units are located in the center of the steering
wheel and on the right side of the instrument panel.
When the ORC detects a collision requiring the Advanced Front Air Bags, it signals the inflator units. A large
quantity of non-toxic gas is generated to inflate the
Advanced Front Air Bags. Different air bag inflation rates
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are possible, based on the collision type and severity. The
steering wheel hub trim cover and the upper right side of
the instrument panel separate and fold out of the way as
the air bags inflate to their full size. The air bags fully
inflate in about 50 to 70 milliseconds. This is about half of
the time it takes to blink your eyes. The air bags then
quickly deflate while helping to restrain the driver and
front passenger.
The Advanced Front Air Bag gas is vented through the
vent holes in the sides of the air bag. In this way, the air
bags do not interfere with your control of the vehicle.
Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag Inflator
Unit
The Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag unit is
located in the instrument panel trim beneath the steering
column. When the ORC detects a collision requiring the
air bag, it signals the inflator units. A large quantity of
non-toxic gas is generated to inflate the Supplemental
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Driver Side Knee Air Bag. The trim cover separates and
folds out of the way allowing the air bag to inflate to the
full size. The air bag fully inflates in about 15 to 20
milliseconds. The Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air
Bag gas is vented through small vent holes in the side of
the air bag.
in about 10 milliseconds. The side air bag moves at a very
high speed and with such a high force that it could injure
you if you are not seated properly, or if items are
positioned in the area where the side air bag inflates. This
especially applies to children.
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain
(SABIC) Inflator Units
During collisions where the impact is confined to a
particular area of the side of the vehicle, the ORC may
deploy the SABIC air bags, depending on the severity
and type of collision. In these events, the ORC will
The ORC determines if a side collision requires the side
deploy the SABIC only on the impact side of the vehicle.
air bags to inflate, based on the severity and type of
collision.
A quantity of non-toxic gas is generated to inflate the side
curtain air bag. The inflating side curtain air bag pushes
Based on the severity and type of collision, the side air
the outside edge of the headliner out of the way and
bag inflator on the crash side of the vehicle may be
covers the window. The air bag inflates in about 30
triggered, releasing a quantity of non-toxic gas. The
milliseconds (about one-quarter of the time that it takes
inflating SAB exits through the seat seam into the space
to blink your eyes) with enough force to injure you if you
between the occupant and the door. The SAB fully inflate
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag (SAB)
Inflator Units
The Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) are
designed to activate only in certain side collisions.
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are not belted and seated properly, or if items are
positioned in the area where the side curtain air bag
inflates. This especially applies to children. The side
curtain air bag is only about 3-1/2 in (9 cm) thick when
it is inflated.
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event the ORC will determine whether to have the
Enhanced Accident Response System perform the following functions:
• Cut off fuel to the engine.
• Flash hazard lights as long as the battery has power or
Because air bag sensors estimate deceleration over time,
until the ignition is cycled off.
vehicle speed and damage are not good indicators of
• Turn on the interior lights, which remain on as long as
whether or not an air bag should have deployed.
the battery has power or until the ignition key is
Front And Side Impact Sensors
removed.
In front and side impacts, impact sensors can aid the
ORC in determining appropriate response to impact • Unlock the doors automatically.
events.
If A Deployment Occurs
Enhanced Accident Response System
The Advanced Front Air Bags are designed to deflate
In the event of an impact causing air bag deployment, if immediately after deployment.
the communication network remains intact, and the
NOTE: Front and/or side air bags will not deploy in all
power remains intact, depending on the nature of the
collisions. This does not mean something is wrong with
the air bag system.
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If you do have a collision which deploys the air bags, any
or all of the following may occur:
throat irritation, move to fresh air. If the irritation
continues, see your doctor. If these particles settle on
your clothing, follow the garment manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning.
• The nylon air bag material may sometimes cause
abrasions and/or skin reddening to the driver and
front passenger as the air bags deploy and unfold. The Do not drive your vehicle after the air bags have deabrasions are similar to friction rope burns or those ployed. If you are involved in another collision, the air
you might get sliding along a carpet or gymnasium bags will not be in place to protect you.
floor. They are not caused by contact with chemicals.
WARNING!
They are not permanent and normally heal quickly.
However, if you haven’t healed significantly within a
Deployed air bags and seat belt pretensioners cannot
few days, or if you have any blistering, see your doctor
protect you in another collision. Have the air bags,
immediately.
seat belt pretensioners, and the front seat belt retrac• As the air bags deflate, you may see some smoke-like tor assemblies replaced by an authorized dealer imparticles. The particles are a normal by-product of the mediately. Also, have the Occupant Restraint Conprocess that generates the non-toxic gas used for air troller (ORC) system serviced as well.
bag inflation. These airborne particles may irritate the
skin, eyes, nose, or throat. If you have skin or eye
irritation, rinse the area with cool water. For nose or
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WARNING!
• Modifications to any part of the air bag system
could cause it to fail when you need it. You could
be injured if the air bag system is not there to
protect you. Do not modify the components or
wiring, including adding any kind of badges or
stickers to the steering wheel hub trim cover or the
upper right side of the instrument panel. Do not
modify the front bumper, vehicle body structure,
or add aftermarket side steps or running boards.
• It is dangerous to try to repair any part of the air
bag system yourself. Be sure to tell anyone who
works on your vehicle that it has an air bag system.
• Do not attempt to modify any part of your air bag
system. The air bag may inflate accidentally or
may not function properly if modifications are
made. Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer
for any air bag system service. If your seat including your trim cover and cushion needs to be
serviced in any way (including removal or
loosening/tightening of seat attachment bolts),
take the vehicle to your authorized dealer. Only
manufacturer approved seat accessories may be
used. If it is necessary to modify the air bag system
for persons with disabilities, contact your authorized dealer.
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Air Bag Warning Light
You will want to have the air bags ready to
inflate for your protection in a collision. The
Air Bag Warning Light monitors the internal
circuits and interconnecting wiring associated
with air bag system electrical components. While the air
bag system is designed to be maintenance free. If any of
the following occurs, have an authorized dealer service
the air bag system immediately.
• The Air Bag Warning Light does not come on for
approximately four to eight seconds when the ignition
is first cycled to ON/RUN.
• The Air Bag Warning Light remains on after the
approximate four to eight-second interval.
• The Air Bag Warning Light comes on intermittently or
remains on while driving.
NOTE: If the speedometer, tachometer, or any engine
related gauges are not working, the Occupant Restraint
Controller (ORC) may also be disabled. The air bags may
not be ready to inflate for your protection. Promptly
check the fuse block for blown fuses. Refer to the label
located on the inside of the fuse block cover for the
proper air bag fuses. See your authorized dealer if the
fuse is good.
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder
(EDR). The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in
certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an air
bag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will
assist in understanding how a vehicle’s systems performed. The EDR is designed to record data related to
vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of
time, typically 30 seconds or less. The EDR in this vehicle
is designed to record such data as:
• How various systems in your vehicle were operating;
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• Whether or not the driver and passenger safety belts To read data recorded by an EDR, special equipment is
required, and access to the vehicle or the EDR is needed.
were buckled/fastened;
In addition to the vehicle manufacturer, other parties,
• How far (if at all) the driver was depressing the
such as law enforcement, that have the special equipaccelerator and/or brake pedal; and,
ment, can read the information if they have access to the
• How fast the vehicle was traveling.
vehicle or the EDR.
These data can help provide a better understanding of Child Restraints
Everyone in your vehicle needs to be buckled up all the
the circumstances in which crashes and injuries occur.
time, including babies and children. Every state in the
NOTE: EDR data are recorded by your vehicle only if a
United States and all Canadian provinces require that
non-trivial crash situation occurs; no data are recorded by
small children ride in proper restraint systems. This is the
the EDR under normal driving conditions and no perlaw, and you can be prosecuted for ignoring it.
sonal data (e.g., name, gender, age, and crash location)
are recorded. However, other parties, such as law en- Children 12 years or younger should ride properly
forcement, could combine the EDR data with the type of buckled up in a rear seat, if available. According to crash
personally identifying data routinely acquired during a statistics, children are safer when properly restrained in
the rear seats rather than in the front.
crash investigation.
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Infants And Child Restraints
WARNING!
In a collision, an unrestrained child, even a tiny baby,
can become a projectile inside the vehicle. The force
required to hold even an infant on your lap could
become so great that you could not hold the child, no
matter how strong you are. The child and others
could be badly injured. Any child riding in your
vehicle should be in a proper restraint for the child’s
size.
There are different sizes and types of restraints for
children from newborn size to the child almost large
enough for an adult safety belt. Always check the child
seat Owner’s Manual to ensure you have the correct seat
for your child. Use the restraint that is correct for your
child.
• Safety experts recommend that children ride
rearward-facing in the vehicle until they are at least
one year old and weigh at least 20 lbs (9 kg). Two types
of child restraints can be used rearward-facing: infant
carriers and convertible child seats.
• The infant carrier is only used rearward-facing in the
vehicle. It is recommended for children who weigh up
to about 20 lbs (9 kg). Convertible child seats can be
used either rearward-facing or forward-facing in the
vehicle. Convertible child seats often have a higher
weight limit in the rearward-facing direction than
infant carriers do, so they can be used rearward-facing
by children who weigh more than 20 lbs (9 kg) but are
less than one year old. Both types of child restraints are
held in the vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt or the
LATCH child restraint anchorage system. Refer to
“Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH)”.
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WARNING!
Rearward-facing child seats must never be used in
the front seat of a vehicle with the front passenger air
bag unless the air bag is turned off. An air bag
deployment could cause severe injury or death to
infants in this position.
Older Children And Child Restraints
Children who weigh more than 20 lbs (9 kg) and who are
older than one year can ride forward-facing in the
vehicle. Forward-facing child seats and convertible child
seats used in the forward-facing direction are for children
who weigh 20 to 40 lbs (9 to 18 kg) and who are older
than one year. These child seats are also held in the
vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt or the LATCH child
restraint anchorage system. Refer to “Lower Anchors and
Tether for CHildren (LATCH)”.
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The belt-positioning booster seat is for children weighing
more than 40 lbs (18 kg), but who are still too small to fit
the vehicle’s seat belts properly. If the child cannot sit
with knees bent over the vehicle’s seat cushion while the
child’s back is against the seatback, they should use a
belt-positioning booster seat. The child and beltpositioning booster seat are held in the vehicle by the
lap/shoulder belt.
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
Children who are large enough to wear the shoulder belt
comfortably and whose legs are long enough to bend
over the front of the seat when their back is against the
seatback should use the lap/shoulder belt in a rear seat.
• Make sure that the child is upright in the seat.
• The lap portion should be low on the hips and as snug
as possible.
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• Check belt fit periodically. A child’s squirming or
slouching can move the belt out of position.
• If the shoulder belt contacts the face or neck, move the
child closer to the center of the vehicle. Never allow a
child to put the shoulder belt under an arm or behind
their back.
NOTE: For additional information, refer to
www.seatcheck.org or call 1–866–SEATCHECK. Canadian residents should refer to Transport Canada’s website for additional information: http://www.tc.gc.ca/
roadsafety/safedrivers/childsafety/index.htm
WARNING!
• Improper installation can lead to failure of an
infant or child restraint. It could come loose in a
collision. The child could be badly injured or
killed. Follow the manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant or child restraint.
• A rearward-facing child restraint should only be
used in a rear seat. A rearward-facing child restraint in the front seat may be struck by a deploying passenger air bag, which may cause severe or
fatal injury to the infant.
Here are some tips on getting the most out of your child
restraint:
• Before buying any restraint system, make sure that it
has a label certifying that it meets all applicable Safety
Standards. Chrysler Group LLC also recommends that
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you make sure that you can install the child restraint in Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH)
Your vehicle’s rear seat is equipped with the child
the vehicle where you will use it before you buy it.
restraint anchorage system called LATCH. The LATCH
• The restraint must be appropriate for your child’s
system provides for the installation of the child restraint
weight and height. Check the label on the restraint for
without using the vehicle’s seat belts, instead securing
weight and height limits.
the child restraint using lower anchorages and upper
• Carefully follow the instructions that come with the tether straps from the child restraint to the vehicle
restraint. If you install the restraint improperly, it may structure.
not work when you need it.
LATCH-compatible child restraint systems are now avail• Buckle the child into the seat according to the child able. However, because the lower anchorages are to be
restraint manufacturer’s directions.
introduced over a period of years, child restraint systems
having attachments for those anchorages will continue to
WARNING!
have features for installation using the vehicle’s seat
belts. Child restraints having tether straps and hooks for
When your child restraint is not in use, secure it in
connection to the top tether anchorages have been availthe vehicle with the seat belt or remove it from the
able for some time. For some older child restraints, many
vehicle. Do not leave it loose in the vehicle. In a
child restraint manufacturers offer add-on tether strap
sudden stop or accident, it could strike the occupants
or seatbacks and cause serious personal injury.
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kits or retrofit kits. You are urged to take advantage of all
the available attachments provided with your child restraint in any vehicle.
All three rear-seating positions have lower anchorages
that are capable of accommodating LATCH-compatible
child seats. You should never install LATCH-compatible
child seats so that two seats share a common lower
anchorage. If installing child seats in adjacent rearseating positions, or if your child restraints are not
LATCH-compatible, install the restraints using the vehicle’s seat belts.
LATCH Anchorages
Installing The LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
System
We urge you to follow the manufacturer’s directions
carefully when installing your child restraint. Not all
child restraint systems will be installed as described here.
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Again, carefully follow the installation instructions that means of adjusting the tension in the strap. Forwardare provided with the child restraint system.
facing toddler restraints and some rear-facing infant
restraints will also be equipped with a tether strap, a
The rear seat lower anchorages are round bars
hook for attachment to the tether strap anchorage and a
located at the rear of the seat cushion where it
means of adjusting the tension of the strap.
meets the seatback and are located just below
the button with the anchorage symbol on the You will first loosen the child seat adjusters on the lower
rear seat, but are not visible. You will easily feel them if straps and on the tether strap so that you can more easily
you run your finger along the intersection of the seatback attach the hooks or connectors to the vehicle anchorages.
Next, attach the lower hooks or connectors over the top
and seat cushion surfaces.
of the seatcover material. Then, rotate the tether anchorIn addition, there are tether strap anchorages
age cover directly behind the seat where you are placing
behind each rear seating position located in the
the child restraint and attach the tether strap to the
panel between the rear seatback and the rear
anchorage, being careful to route the tether strap to
window. These tether strap anchorages are
provide the most direct path between the anchor and the
under a plastic cover with this symbol on it.
child restraint. Finally, tighten all three straps as you
Many, but not all, restraint systems will be equipped with push the child restraint rearward and downward into the
separate straps on each side, with each having a hook or seat, removing slack in the straps according to the child
connector for attachment to the lower anchorage and a restraint manufacturer’s instructions.
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For center seating position route the tether strap over the
seatback and adjustable headrest (with the headrest in
the full down position) then attach the hook to the tether
anchor located in the panel between the rear seatback
and the rear window.
Adjustable Headrest Downward Position
Adjustable Headrest Release Push Button
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WARNING!
An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead to
increased head motion and possible injury to the
child. Use only the anchor positions directly behind
the child seat to secure a child restraint top tether
strap.
NOTE:
• Ensure that the tether strap does not slip into the
opening between the seatbacks as you remove slack in
the strap.
• When using the LATCH attaching system to install a
child restraint, please ensure that all seat belts not
being used for occupant restraints are stowed and out
of reach of children. It is recommended that before
installing the child restraint, buckle the seat belt so the
seat belt is tucked behind the child restraint and out of
reach. If the buckled seat belt interferes with the child
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restraint installation, instead of tucking the seat belt
behind the child restraint, route the seat belt through
the child restraint belt path and then buckle it. This
should stow the seat belt out of the reach of an
inquisitive child. Remind all children in the vehicle
that the seat belts are not toys and should not be
played with, and never leave your child unattended in
the vehicle.
WARNING!
Improper installation of a child restraint to the
LATCH anchorages can lead to failure of an infant or
child restraint. The child could be badly injured or
killed. Follow the manufacturer’s directions exactly
when installing an infant or child restraint.
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Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat
Belts
The seat belts in the passenger seating positions are
equipped with an Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) to
secure a Child Restraint System (CRS). These types of
seat belts are designed to keep the lap portion of the seat
belt tight around the child restraint so that it is not
necessary to use a locking clip. The ALR will make a
ratcheting noise if you extract the entire belt from the
retractor and then allow the belt to retract into the
retractor. For additional information on ALR, refer to
“Automatic Locking Mode”. The chart below defines the
seating positions with an Automatic Locking Retractor
(ALR) or a cinching latch plate.
First Row
Second Row
Driver
CRS Lock
N/A
ALR
Center
CRS Lock
N/A
ALR
Passenger
CRS Lock
ALR
ALR
• N/A — Not Applicable
• ALR — Automatic Locking Retractor
Installing a Child Restraint with an ALR:
1. To install a child restraint with ALR, first, pull enough
of the seat belt webbing from the retractor to route it
through the belt path of the child restraint. Slide the latch
plate into the buckle until you hear a “click.” Next,
extract all the seat belt webbing out of the retractor and
then allow the belt to retract into the retractor. As the belt
retracts, you will hear a ratcheting sound. This indicates
the safety belt is now in the Automatic Locking mode.
2. Finally, pull on any excess webbing to tighten the lap
portion around the child restraint. Any seat belt system
will loosen with time, so check the belt occasionally, and
pull it tight if necessary.
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2. Route the tether strap to provide the most direct path
for the strap between the anchor and the child seat.
1. Rotate the cover over the anchor directly behind the
seat where you are placing the child restraint.
3. Attach the tether strap hook (A) of the child restraint to
the anchor (B) and remove slack in the tether strap
according to the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions.
NOTE: Ensure that the tether strap does not slip into the
opening between the seatbacks as you remove slack in
the strap.
WARNING!
Tether Strap Mounting
1 — Cover
3 — Attaching Strap
A — Tether Strap Hook
B — Tether Anchor
An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead to
increased head motion and possible injury to the
child. Use only the anchor positions directly behind
the child seat to secure a child restraint top tether
strap.
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The engine oil installed in the engine at the factory is a
high-quality energy conserving type lubricant. Oil
changes should be consistent with anticipated climate
conditions under which vehicle operations will occur. For
the recommended viscosity and quality grades, refer to
“Maintenance Procedures” in “Maintaining Your VePets should be restrained in the rear seat in pet harnesses
hicle”. NON-DETERGENT OR STRAIGHT MINERAL
or pet carriers that are secured by seat belts.
OILS MUST NEVER BE USED.
Transporting Pets
Air Bags deploying in the front seat could harm your pet.
An unrestrained pet will be thrown about and possibly
injured, or injure a passenger during panic braking or in
an accident.
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
A new engine may consume some oil during its first few
A long break-in period is not required for the engine and thousand miles (kilometers) of operation. This should be
drivetrain (transmission and axle) in your vehicle.
considered a normal part of the break-in and not interDrive moderately during the first 300 miles (500 km). preted as an indication of difficulty.
After the initial 60 miles (100 km), speeds up to 50 or
SAFETY TIPS
55 mph (80 or 90 km/h) are desirable.
Transporting Passengers
While cruising, brief full-throttle acceleration within the
NEVER TRANSPORT PASSENGERS IN THE CARGO
limits of local traffic laws contributes to a good break-in.
AREA.
Wide-open throttle acceleration in low gear can be detrimental and should be avoided.
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Exhaust Gas
WARNING!
• Do not leave children or animals inside parked
vehicles in hot weather. Interior heat build-up may
cause serious injury or death.
• It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area,
inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people
riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed.
• Do not allow people to ride in any area of your
vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat
belts.
• Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and
using a seat belt properly.
WARNING!
Exhaust gases can injure or kill. They contain carbon
monoxide (CO), which is colorless and odorless.
Breathing it can make you unconscious and can
eventually poison you. To avoid breathing (CO),
follow these safety tips:
Do not run the engine in a closed garage or in confined
areas any longer than needed to move your vehicle in or
out of the area.
If it is necessary to sit in a parked vehicle with the engine
running, adjust your heating or cooling controls to force
outside air into the vehicle. Set the blower at high speed.
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If you are required to drive with the trunk/liftgate open, Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The
make sure that all windows are closed and the climate Vehicle
control BLOWER switch is set at high speed. DO NOT
Seat Belts
use the recirculation mode.
Inspect the belt system periodically, checking for cuts,
The best protection against carbon monoxide entry into frays, and loose parts. Damaged parts must be replaced
the vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaust immediately. Do not disassemble or modify the system.
system.
Front seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a
Whenever a change is noticed in the sound of the exhaust collision. Rear seat belt assemblies must be replaced after
system, when exhaust fumes can be detected inside the a collision if they have been damaged (i.e., bent retractor,
vehicle, or when the underside or rear of the vehicle is torn webbing, etc.). If there is any question regarding belt
damaged, have a competent mechanic inspect the com- or retractor condition, replace the belt.
plete exhaust system and adjacent body areas for broken,
Air Bag Warning Light
damaged, deteriorated, or mispositioned parts. Open
The light should come on and remain on for four to eight
seams or loose connections could permit exhaust fumes
seconds as a bulb check when the ignition switch is first
to seep into the passenger compartment. In addition,
turned ON. If the light is not lit during starting, see your
inspect the exhaust system each time the vehicle is raised
authorized dealer. If the light stays on, flickers, or comes
for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required.
on while driving, have the system checked by an authorized dealer.
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Defroster
Check operation by selecting the defrost mode and place
the blower control on high speed. You should be able to
feel the air directed against the windshield. See your
authorized dealer for service if your defroster is
inoperable.
Floor Mat Safety Information
Always use floor mats designed to fit the footwell of your
vehicle. Use only floor mats that leave the pedal area
unobstructed and that are firmly secured so that they
cannot slip out of position and interfere with the pedals
or impair safe operation of your vehicle in other ways.
WARNING!
Pedals that cannot move freely can cause loss of
vehicle control and increase the risk of serious personal injury.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Always make sure that floor mats are properly
attached to the floor mat fasteners.
• Never place or install floor mats or other floor
coverings in the vehicle that cannot be properly
secured to prevent them from moving and interfering with the pedals or the ability to control the
vehicle.
• Never put floor mats or other floor coverings on
top of already installed floor mats. Additional
floor mats and other coverings will reduce the size
of the pedal area and interfere with the pedals.
• Check mounting of mats on a regular basis. Always properly reinstall and secure floor mats that
have been removed for cleaning.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Always make sure that objects cannot fall into the
driver footwell while the vehicle is moving. Objects can become trapped under the brake pedal
and accelerator pedal causing a loss of vehicle
control.
• If required, mounting posts must be properly
installed, if not equipped from the factory.
Failure to properly follow floor mat installation or
mounting can cause interference with the brake
pedal and accelerator pedal operation causing loss
of control of the vehicle.
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside
The Vehicle
Tires
Examine tires for excessive tread wear and uneven wear
patterns. Check for stones, nails, glass, or other objects
lodged in the tread or sidewall. Inspect the tread for cuts
and cracks. Inspect sidewalls for cuts, cracks and bulges.
Check the wheel nuts for tightness. Check the tires
(including spare) for proper cold inflation pressure.
Lights
Have someone observe the operation of exterior lights
while you work the controls. Check turn signal and high
beam indicator lights on the instrument panel.
Door Latches
Check for positive closing, latching, and locking.
Fluid Leaks
Check area under vehicle after overnight parking for fuel,
engine coolant, oil, or other fluid leaks. Also, if gasoline
fumes are detected or if fuel, power steering fluid, or
brake fluid leaks are suspected, the cause should be
located and corrected immediately.
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CONTENTS
䡵 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
▫ Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
▫ Inside Day/Night Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
▫ Heated Mirrors — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . 100
▫ Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped . . . 96
▫ Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped . . 100
▫ Outside Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
▫ “Slide-On-Rod” And Extender Features Of
Sun Visor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
▫ Outside Mirrors Folding Feature . . . . . . . . . . 98
▫ Driver’s Outside Automatic Dimming
Mirror — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
▫ Outside Mirrors Approach Light —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
䡵 Blind Spot Monitoring — If Equipped . . . . . . . 101
▫ Rear Cross Path . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
▫ Modes Of Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
▫ Tilt Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped . . . . . . 98
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䡵 Uconnect™ Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
▫ Uconnect™ Phone Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
▫ Uconnect Touch™ 4.3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
▫ Advanced Phone Connectivity . . . . . . . . . . . 154
▫ Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
▫ Things You Should Know About Your
Uconnect™ Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
▫ Phone Call Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
▫ Uconnect™ Phone Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
▫ Advanced Phone Connectivity . . . . . . . . . . . 127
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
䡵 Voice Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
▫ Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 NAV . . . . . . . . . . 163
▫ Things You Should Know About Your
Uconnect™ Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
▫ Uconnect™ Voice Commands . . . . . . . . . . . 165
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
▫ Voice Tree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167
䡵 Uconnect™ Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 䡵 Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
▫ Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 NAV . . . . . . . . . . 131
▫ Power Seats — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
▫ Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
▫ Power Lumbar — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . 173
▫ Phone Call Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
▫ Heated Seats — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 174
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▫ Manual Seats — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 176
▫ Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
▫ Folding Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
䡵 Driver Memory Seat — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 183
▫ Programming The Memory Feature . . . . . . . 184
▫ Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless
Entry Transmitter To Memory . . . . . . . . . . . 185
▫ Memory Position Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
▫ Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available
With Memory Seat Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
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▫ Headlights On With Wipers (Available
With Automatic Headlights Only) . . . . . . . . . 190
▫ Smartbeam™ — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
▫ Headlight Time Delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
▫ Daytime Running Lights (DRL) —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
▫ Lights-On Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
▫ Fog Lights — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
▫ Multifunction Lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
▫ Turn Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
䡵 To Open And Close The Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
▫ Lane Change Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
䡵 Lights
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
▫ High/Low Beam Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
▫ Headlight Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
▫ Flash-To-Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
▫ Automatic Headlights — If Equipped . . . . . . 190
▫ Front Map/Reading Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
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▫ Ambient Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 䡵 Adjustable Pedals — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . 206
▫ Interior Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196
䡵 Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped . . . . . 207
䡵 Windshield Wipers And Washers . . . . . . . . . . 198
▫ To Activate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208
▫ Intermittent Wiper System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
▫ To Set A Desired Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
▫ Wiper Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
▫ To Deactivate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
▫ Windshield Washers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
▫ To Resume Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
▫ Mist Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200
▫ To Vary The Speed Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
▫ Headlights On With Wipers (Available
With Automatic Headlights Only) . . . . . . . . . 200
▫ To Accelerate For Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
▫ Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped . . . . . . . 200
䡵 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211
䡵 Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column . . . . . . . . . . 202
▫ Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation . . 213
䡵 Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203
▫ Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) . . 214
䡵 Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
▫ To Activate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215
. . . . . . 204
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▫ To Set A Desired ACC Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . 216
䡵 Parksense威 Rear Park Assist — If Equipped . . . 235
▫ To Cancel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217
▫ Parksense威 Sensors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236
▫ To Turn Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
▫ Parksense威 Warning Display . . . . . . . . . . . . 236
▫ To Resume Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
▫ Parksense威 Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236
▫ To Vary The Speed Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219
▫ Enabling And Disabling Parksense威 . . . . . . . 239
▫ Setting The Following Distance In ACC . . . . 220
▫ Service The Parksense威 Rear Park Assist
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240
▫ Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu . . . . . 221
▫ Display Warnings And Maintenance . . . . . . . 223
▫ Precautions While Driving With ACC . . . . . . 226
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230
▫ Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise
Control Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230
▫ Forward Collision Warning — If Equipped . . 232
▫ Cleaning The Parksense威 System . . . . . . . . . 240
▫ Parksense威 System Usage Precautions . . . . . . 240
䡵 Parkview威 Rear Back Up Camera —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243
▫ Turning Parkview威 On Or Off —
With Touch Screen Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245
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䡵 Overhead Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245
䡵 Power Sunroof — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
▫ Front Map/Reading Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246
▫ Opening Sunroof — Express . . . . . . . . . . . . 254
▫ Sunglass Bin Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246
▫ Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode . . . . . . . . 254
䡵 Garage Door Opener — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 247
▫ Closing Sunroof — Express . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
▫ Programming HomeLink威 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248
▫ Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode . . . . . . . . 255
▫ Gate Operator/Canadian Programming . . . . 251
▫ Pinch Protect Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
▫ Using HomeLink威 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251
▫ Venting Sunroof — Express . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
▫ Reprogramming A Single
HomeLink威 Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252
▫ Sunshade Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
▫ Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252
▫ Troubleshooting Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
▫ Wind Buffeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256
▫ Sunroof Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256
▫ Ignition Off Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256
▫ Sunroof Fully Closed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
䡵 Electrical Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
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䡵 Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262
▫ Door Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
▫ Front Seat Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262
▫ Cargo Area — Vehicles Equipped With 60/40
Split-Folding Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
▫ Rear Seat Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264
䡵 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
▫ Glovebox Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
▫ Console Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
䡵 Rear Window Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
▫ Rear Window Defroster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
䡵 Load Leveling System — If Equipped . . . . . . . 270
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MIRRORS
Inside Day/Night Mirror
A two-point pivot system allows for horizontal and
vertical adjustment of the mirror. Adjust the mirror to
center on the view through the rear window.
Headlight glare can be reduced by moving the small
control under the mirror to the night position (toward the
rear of the vehicle). The mirror should be adjusted while
set in the day position (toward the windshield).
Adjusting Rearview Mirror
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
This mirror automatically adjusts for headlight glare
from vehicles behind you. This feature will be defaulted
on, and only be disabled when the vehicle is moving in
reverse.
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Outside Mirrors
To receive maximum benefit, adjust the outside mirror(s)
to center on the adjacent lane of traffic and a slight
overlap of the view obtained from the inside mirror.
NOTE: The passenger side convex outside mirror will
give a much wider view to the rear, and especially of the
lane next to your vehicle.
WARNING!
Automatic Dimming Mirror
CAUTION!
To avoid damage to the mirror during cleaning, never
spray any cleaning solution directly onto the mirror.
Apply the solution onto a clean cloth and wipe the
mirror clean.
Vehicles and other objects seen in the passenger side
convex mirror will look smaller and farther away
than they really are. Relying too much on your
passenger side convex mirror could cause you to
collide with another vehicle or other object. Use your
inside mirror when judging the size or distance of a
vehicle seen in the passenger side convex mirror.
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Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
Outside mirrors are hinged allowing the mirror to pivot
forward and rearward to resist damage. The hinge has
three detent positions: full forward, full rearward and
normal.
Driver’s Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If
Equipped
The driver’s outside mirror will automatically adjust for
glare from vehicles behind you. This feature is controlled
by the inside automatic dimming mirror and will automatically adjust for headlight glare when the inside
mirror adjusts.
light supplies illuminated entry lighting, which turns on
in both mirrors when you use the Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) transmitter or open any door. This LED shines
outward to illuminate the front and rear door handles. It
also shines downward to illuminate the area in front of
the doors.
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
Tilt Mirrors in Reverse provides automatic outside mirror
positioning which will aid the driver’s view of the
ground rearward of the front doors. The outside mirrors
will move slightly downward from the present position
when the vehicle is shifted into REVERSE. The outside
mirrors will then return to the original position when the
Outside Mirrors Approach Light — If Equipped
vehicle is shifted out of the REVERSE position. Each
Driver and passenger outside mirrors equipped with
stored memory setting will have an associated Tilt Mirapproach lighting contain one LED, which is located in
rors in Reverse position.
the upper outboard mirror glass corner. The approach
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NOTE:
• The Tilt Mirrors in Reverse feature is not turned on
when delivered from the factory. The Tilt Mirrors in
Reverse feature can be turned on and off using the
Uconnect Touch™ System.
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• Refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
Power Mirrors
The power mirror controls are located on the driver’s
door trim panel.
Power Mirror Control
The power mirror controls consist of mirror select buttons and a four-way mirror control switch. To adjust a
mirror, press either the L (left) or R (right) to select the
mirror that you want to adjust.
NOTE: A light in the select button will illuminate
indicating the mirror is activated and can be adjusted.
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Using the mirror control switch, press on any of the four
arrows for the direction that you want the mirror to
move.
Power mirror preselected positions can be controlled by
the optional Memory Seat Feature. Refer to “Driver
Memory Seat” in “Understanding The Features Of Your
Vehicle” for further information.
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
These mirrors are heated to melt frost or ice. This
feature is activated whenever you turn on the rear
window defroster. Refer to “Rear Window Features” in
Illuminated Vanity Mirror
“Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for fur“Slide-On-Rod” And Extender Features Of Sun
ther information.
Visor
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
To use the “Slide-On-Rod” feature of the sun visor, rotate
An illuminated vanity mirror is located on the sun visor.
the sun visor downward and swing the sun visor so it is
To use the mirror, rotate the sun visor downward and
parallel to the side window, grabbing the sun visor with
swing the mirror cover upward. The light turns on
your left hand pull rearwards until the sun visor is in the
automatically. Closing the mirror cover turns off the light.
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desired position. To use the extender feature of the sun detect highway licensable vehicles (automobiles, trucks,
visor, grab the extender which is located at the rear of the motorcycles, etc.) that enter the blind spot zones from the
rear/front/side of the vehicle.
visor and pull rearward.
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Rear Detection Zones
BLIND SPOT MONITORING — IF EQUIPPED
When the vehicle is started, the BSM warning light will
The Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) system uses two radar- momentarily illuminate in both outside rear view mirrors
based sensors, located inside the rear bumper fascia, to to let the driver know that the system is operational. The
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BSM system sensors operate when the vehicle is in any starts at the outside rear view mirror and extends apforward gear or REVERSE and enters stand by mode proximately 20 ft (6 m) to the rear of the vehicle. The BSM
system monitors the detection zones on both sides of the
when the vehicle is in PARK.
vehicle when the vehicle speed reaches approximately
6 mph (10 km/h) or higher and will alert the driver of
vehicles in these areas.
NOTE:
• The BSM system does NOT alert the driver about
rapidly approaching vehicles that are outside the
detection zones.
• The BSM system detection zone DOES NOT change if
your vehicle is towing a trailer. Therefore, visually
verify the adjacent lane is clear for both your vehicle
and trailer before making a lane change. If the trailer
BSM Warning Light
or other object (i.e., bicycle, sports equipment) extends
beyond the side of your vehicle, this may result in the
The BSM detection zone covers approximately one lane
BSM warning light remaining illuminated the entire
on both sides of the vehicle (11 ft or 3.35 m). The zone
time the vehicle is in a forward gear.
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The area on the rear fascia where the radar sensors are Entering From The Side
located must remain free of snow, ice, and dirt/road Vehicles that move into your adjacent lanes from either
contamination so that the BSM system can function side of the vehicle.
properly. Do not block the area of the rear fascia where
the radar sensors are located with foreign objects (bumper stickers, bicycle racks, etc.).
The BSM system notifies the driver of objects in the
detection zones by illuminating the BSM warning light
located in the outside mirrors in addition to sounding an
audible (chime) alert and reducing the radio volume.
Refer to “Modes Of Operation” for further information.
The BSM system monitors the detection zone from three
different entry points (side, rear, front) while driving to
see if an alert is necessary. The BSM system will issue an
alert during these types of zone entries.
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Entering From The Rear
Vehicles that come up from behind your vehicle on either
side and enter the rear detection zone with a relative
speed of less than 30 mph (48 km/h).
Overtaking Traffic
If you pass another vehicle slowly (with a relative speed
of less than 10 mph (16 km/h) and the vehicle remains in
the blind spot for approximately 1.5 seconds, the warning
light will be illuminated. If the difference in speed
between the two vehicles is greater than 10 mph
(16 km/h), the warning light will not illuminate.
Rear Monitoring
Overtaking/Approaching
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The BSM system is designed not to issue an alert on
stationary objects such as guardrails, posts, walls, foliage,
berms, etc. However, occasionally the system may alert
on such objects. This is normal operation and your
vehicle does not require service.
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Stationary Objects
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The BSM system will not alert you of objects that are
traveling in the opposite direction of the vehicle in
adjacent lanes.
Opposing Traffic
WARNING!
The Blind Spot Monitoring system is only an aid to
help detect objects in the blind spot zones. The BSM
system is not designed to detect pedestrians, bicyclists, or animals. Even if your vehicle is equipped
with the BSM system, always check your vehicle’s
mirrors, glance over your shoulder, and use your turn
signal before changing lanes. Failure to do so can
result in serious injury or death.
Rear Cross Path
The Rear Cross Path (RCP) feature is intended to aid the
drivers when backing out of parking spaces where their
vision of oncoming vehicles may be blocked. Proceed
slowly and cautiously out of the parking space until the
rear end of the vehicle is exposed. The RCP system will
then have a clear view of the cross traffic and if an
oncoming vehicle is detected, alert the driver.
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NOTE: In a parking lot situation, oncoming vehicles can
be obscured by vehicles parked on either side. If the
sensors are blocked by other structures or vehicles, the
system will not be able to alert the driver.
When RCP is on and the vehicle is in REVERSE, the
driver is alerted using both the visual and audible
alarms, including reducing the radio volume.
WARNING!
RCP Detection Zones
RCP monitors the rear detection zones on both sides of
the vehicle, for objects that are moving toward the side of
the vehicle with a minimum speed of approximately 1 to
2 mph (1 km/h to 3 km/h), to objects moving a maximum of approximately 10 mph (16 km/h), such as in
parking lot situations.
RCP is not a Back Up Aid system. It is intended to be
used to help a driver detect an oncoming vehicle in a
parking lot situation. Drivers must be careful when
backing up, even when using RCP. Always check
carefully behind your vehicle, look behind you, and
be sure to check for pedestrians, animals, other
vehicles, obstructions, and blind spots before backing up. Failure to do so can result in serious injury or
death.
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Modes Of Operation
Three selectable modes of operation are available in the
Uconnect Touch™ System. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™
Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for
further information.
alert present on that side of the vehicle, an audible chime
will also be sounded. Whenever a turn signal and detected object are present on the same side at the same
time, both the visual and audio alerts will be issued. In
addition to the audible alert, the radio (if on) volume will
be reduced.
Blind Spot Alert
When operating in Blind Spot Alert mode, the BSM NOTE:
system will provide a visual alert in the appropriate side • Whenever an audible alert is requested by the BSM
system, the radio volume is reduced.
view mirror based on a detected object. However, when
the system is operating in RCP, the system will respond
• If the hazard flashers are on, the system will request
with both visual and audible alerts when a detected
the appropriate visual alert only.
object is present. Whenever an audible alert is requested,
When the system is in RCP, the system shall respond
the radio volume is reduced.
with both visual and audible alerts when a detected
Blind Spot Alert Lights/Chime
object is present. Whenever an audible alert is reWhen operating in Blind Spot Alert Lights/Chime mode,
quested, the radio is also muted. Turn/hazard signal
the BSM system will provide a visual alert in the approstatus is ignored; the RCP state always requests the
priate side view mirror based on a detected object. If the
chime.
turn signal is then activated, and it corresponds to an
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Uconnect Phone supports the following features:
Blind Spot Alert Off
When the BSM system is turned off, there will be no
Voice Activated features:
visual or audible alerts from either the BSM or RCP
• Hands Free dialing via Voice (“Call John Smiths Mosystems.
bile” or, “Dial 248 555-1212”),
NOTE: The BSM system will store the current operating
mode when the vehicle is shut off. Each time the vehicle • Redialing last dialed numbers (“Redial”),
is started, the previously stored mode will be recalled
• Calling Back the last incoming call number (“Call
and used.
Back”),
Uconnect™ Phone
• View Call logs on screen (“Show incoming calls”,
“Show Outgoing calls”, “Show missed Calls”, “Show
Uconnect Touch™ 4.3
Recent Calls”),
Uconnect™ Phone is a voice-activated, hands-free, invehicle communications system. Uconnect™ Phone al- • Searching Contacts phone number (“Search for John
lows you to dial a phone number with your mobile
Smith Mobile”).
phone.
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Screen Activated Features:
• Dialing via Keypad using touch-screen,
For Uconnect™ customer support, visit the following
websites:
• www.chrysler.com/uconnect
• Viewing and Calling contacts from Phonebooks dis• www.dodge.com/uconnect
played on the touch-screen,
• Setting Favorite Contact Phone numbers so the are • www.jeep.com/uconnect
easily accessible on the Main Phone screen,
• or call 1–877–855–8400
• Viewing and Calling contacts from Recent Call logs,
If your mobile phone only supports the Headset Profile
• Listen to Music on your Bluetooth威 Device via the you may not be able to use any Uconnect™ Phone
touch-screen,
features. Refer to your mobile service provider or the
phone manufacturer for details.
• Pairing up to 10 phones/audio devices for easy access
to connect to them quickly.
Uconnect™ Phone allows you to transfer calls between
the system and your mobile phone as you enter or exit
Your mobile phone’s audio is transmitted through your
your vehicle and enables you to mute the system’s
vehicle’s audio system; the system will automatically
microphone for private conversation.
mute your radio when using the Uconnect™ Phone.
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WARNING!
Any voice commanded system should be used only
in safe driving conditions following local laws and
phone use. All attention should be kept on the
roadway ahead. Failure to do so may result in an
accident causing serious injury or death.
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phone and one audio device can be used with the system
at a time. The system is available in English, Spanish, or
French languages.
Uconnect™ Phone Button
Button is used to
The Uconnect™ Phone
get into the phone mode and make calls, show
recent, incoming, outgoing calls, view phonebook etc., When you press the button you will
The Uconnect™ Phone is driven through your
hear a BEEP. The beep is your signal to give a command.
Bluetooth威 “Hands-Free Profile” mobile phone.
Uconnect™ features Bluetooth威 technology - the global Uconnect™ Voice Command Button
standard that enables different electronic devices to conButton
The Uconnect™ Voice Command
nect to each other without wires or a docking station, so
is only used for “barge in” and when you are
Uconnect™ Phone works no matter where you stow your
already in a call and you want to send Tones or
mobile phone (be it your purse, pocket, or briefcase), as
make another call.
long as your phone is turned on and has been paired to
the vehicle’s Uconnect™ Phone. The Uconnect™ Phone The Uconnect™ Phone is fully integrated with the vehiallows up to ten mobile phones or audio devices to be cle’s audio system. The volume of the Uconnect™ Phone
linked to the system. Only one linked (or paired) mobile
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can be adjusted either from the radio volume control • Prior to giving a voice command, one must wait for
knob or from the steering wheel radio control (right
the beep, which follows the “Listen” prompt or answitch), if so equipped.
other prompt.
Operation
• For certain operations, compound commands can be
Voice commands can be used to operate the Uconnect™
used. For example, instead of saying “Call” and then
Phone and to navigate through the Uconnect™ Phone
“John Smith” and then “mobile”, the following commenu structure. Voice commands are required after most
pound command can be said: “Call John Smith moUconnect™ Phone prompts. There are two general methbile”.
ods for how Voice Command works:
• For each feature explanation in this section, only the
compound command form of the voice command is
1. Say compound commands like “Call John Smith mogiven. You can also break the commands into parts
bile”.
and say each part of the command when you are asked
2. Say the individual commands and allow the system to
for it. For example, you can use the compound comguide you to complete the task.
mand form voice command “Search for John Smith”,
or you can break the compound command form into
You will be prompted for a specific command and then
two voice commands: “Search Contact” and when
guided through the available options.
asked “John Smith”. Please remember, the Uconnect™
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Phone works best when you talk in a normal conver- The system utilizes continuous dialog; when the system
sational tone, as if speaking to someone sitting a few requires more information from the user it will ask a
question to which the user can respond without pressing
feet/meters away from you.
the Voice Command
button.
Natural Speech
Your Uconnect™ Phone Voice system uses a Natural Voice Command Tree
Language Voice Recognition (VR) engine.
Refer to “Voice Tree” in this section.
Natural speech allows the user to speak commands in
phrases or complete sentences. The system filters out
certain non-word utterances and sounds such as “ah”
and “eh”. The system handles fill-in words such as “I
would like to”.
The system handles multiple inputs in the same phrase
or sentence such as “make a phone call” and “to Kelly
Smith”. For multiple inputs in the same phrase or sentence, the system identifies the topic or context and
provides the associated follow-up prompt such as “Who
do you want to call?” in the case where a phone call was
requested but the specific name was not recognized.
Help Command
If you need assistance at any prompt, or if you want to
know your options at any prompt, say “Help” following
the beep.
To activate the Uconnect™ Phone from idle, simply press
button and say a command or say “help”. All
the
Uconnect™ Phone sessions begin with a press of the
button on the radio control head.
Cancel Command
At any prompt, after the beep, you can say “Cancel” and
you will be returned to the main menu.
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You can also press the
or
buttons when the • The vehicle must be in PARK.
system is listening for a command and be returned to the 1. You can do either of the following:
main or previous menu.
a. Press the “Settings” hard-key, Page down to the
or
buttons while the
NOTE: Pressing the
“Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key, press it and you will see
system is playing is known as “Barging In”, refer to
the “Paired Phones” screen. If there are no paired
“Barge In — Overriding Prompts” for further informaphones you will see <Empty> as the first device name.
tion.
b. Press the MORE hard-key, then press the Phone
Pair (Link) Uconnect™ Phone To A Mobile Phone
soft-key and you will go to the Uconnect™ Phone main
To begin using your Uconnect™ Phone, you must pair
screen. Press the “Settings” soft-key. If there are no
your compatible Bluetooth威 enabled mobile phone.
phones currently paired a pop-up will appear. If you
select “Yes” you will go the “Paired Phones” screen, if
To complete the pairing process, you will need to referyou select “No” you will return to the Uconnect™
ence your mobile phone Owner’s Manual. The
Phone main menu.
Uconnect™ website may also provide detailed instructions for pairing.
NOTE:
• You must have Bluetooth威 enabled on your phone to
complete this procedure.
2. At the “Paired Phones” screen press the “Add Device”
soft-key and a pop-up with instructions will appear.
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3. Search for available devices on your Bluetooth威 en- • Uconnect™ Phone will display an in process screen
abled mobile phone. When prompted on the phone,
while the system is connecting,
select the “Uconnect™” device and enter the PIN.
• When the pairing process has successfully completed,
the system will prompt you to choose whether or not
4. When the pairing process has successfully completed,
this is your favorite device. Selecting Yes will make
the system will prompt you to choose whether or not this
this device the highest priority. This device will take
is your favorite phone. Selecting “Yes” will make this
precedence over other paired devices within range.
phone the highest priority. This phone will take precedence over other paired phones within range.
NOTE: If No is selected, device priority is determined
Pair A Bluetooth威 Streaming Audio Device
by the order in which it was paired. The latest device
paired will have the higher priority.
• Touch the “Player” hard-key to begin,
You can also use the following VR command to bring up
• Press the “Source” soft-key,
a list of paired audio devices.
• Change the Source to Bluetooth威,
• “Show Paired Audio Devices”
• Touch the “Add Device” soft-key,
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or
• Search for available devices on your Bluetooth威 en- Audio Device
abled Audio Device. When prompted on the device, Uconnect™ Phone will automatically connect to the
select the “Uconnect™” device and enter the PIN,
highest priority paired phone and/or Audio Device
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within range. If you would need to choose a particular • At the Options pop-up screen touch the “Disconnect
Phone or Audio Device follow these steps:
Device” soft-key,
• Touch the “Settings” hard-key,
• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
• Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
• Touch to select the particular Phone or the “Phone/ •
Audio” soft-key and then an Audio Device,
•
• At the Options pop-up screen touch the “Connect
•
Device” soft-key,
•
• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
Disconnecting A Phone Or Audio Device
• Touch the “Settings” hard-key,
• Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
• Select the Phone or Audio Device,
Touch the “Settings” hard-key,
Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
Select the Phone or Audio Device,
At the Options pop-up screen touch the “Delete Device” soft-key,
• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
• Touch the “Settings” hard-key,
• Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
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• Select a different Phone or Audio Device then the • Automatic download and update, if supported, begins
currently connected device,
as soon as the Bluetooth威 wireless phone connection is
made to the Uconnect™ Phone, for example, after you
• At the Options pop-up screen touch the “Make Favorstart the vehicle.
ite” soft-key; you will see the chosen device move to
• A maximum of 1000 entries per phone will be downthe top of the list,
loaded and updated every time a phone is connected
• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
to the Uconnect™ Phone.
Phonebook Download — Automatic Phonebook
• Depending on the maximum number of entries downTransfer From Mobile Phone
loaded, there may be a short delay before the latest
If equipped and specifically supported by your phone,
downloaded names can be used. Until then, if availUconnect™ Phone automatically downloads names (text
able, the previously downloaded phonebook is availnames) and number entries from the mobile phone’s
able for use.
phonebook. Specific Bluetooth威 Phones with Phone Book
Access Profile may support this feature. See Uconnect™ • Only the phonebook of the currently connected mobile
phone is accessible.
website for supported phones.
• To call a name from a downloaded mobile phonebook, • This downloaded phonebook cannot be edited or
follow the procedure in “Call by Saying a Name”
deleted on the Uconnect™ Phone. These can only be
section.
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edited on the mobile phone. The changes are trans- Phone Call Features
ferred and updated to Uconnect™ Phone on the next The following features can be accessed through the
Uconnect™ Phone if the feature(s) are available on your
phone connection.
mobile service plan. For example, if your mobile service
Emergency And Towing Assistance
plan provides three-way calling, this feature can be
The 911/Help numbers can only be altered. These can not
accessed through the Uconnect™ Phone. Check with
be deleted or the names can not be changed.
your mobile service provider for the features that you
To change the 911/Help number follow these steps.
have.
• Touch the “phonebook” soft-key from the Phone main Ways To Initiate A Phone Call
Listed below are all the ways you can initiate a phone call
screen,
with Uconnect™ Phone.
• Touch the “911/Help” soft-key. Touch the appropriate
listing to alter, Emergency for example,
• Redial,
• Once Emergency is touched, the Edit soft-key appears. • Dial by touching in the number,
Touch the “Edit” soft-key and you will be given the
• Voice Commands (Dial by Saying a Number, Call by
choice to Edit Number or Reset to Default,
Saying a Phonebook Name, Redial, or Call Back),
• Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the task.
• Mobile Phonebook,
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• Recent Call Log.
NOTE: All of the above operations except Redial can be
done with 1 call or less active.
Dial By Saying A Number
• Press the
button to begin,
Call Controls
The touch-screen allows you to control the following call
features:
• Answer
• End
• Ignore
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep,
• Hold/unhold
say “Dial 248-555-1212”,
• The Uconnect™ Phone will dial 248-555-1212.
• Mute/unmute
Call By Saying A Phonebook Name
• Transfer the call to/from the phone
• Press the
• Swap 2 active calls
button to begin,
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• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, • Join 2 active calls together
say “Call John Doe Mobile”,
Touch-Tone Number Entry
• The Uconnect™ Phone will dial the number associated • Touch the “Phone” soft-key,
with John Doe, or if there are multiple numbers it will
• Touch the “Dial” soft-key,
ask which number you want to call for John Doe.
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• The Touch-Tone screen will be displayed,
These can be accessed by touching the recent calls
soft-key on the Phone main screen.
• Use the numbered soft-keys to enter the number and
You can also press the
button and say “Show my
touch “Call”.
incoming calls” from any screen and the Incoming calls
To send a touch tone using Voice Recognition (VR), press
button while in a call and say “1234#” or you will be displayed.
the
can say “Send Voicemail Password” if Voicemail pass- NOTE: Incoming can also be replaced with “Outgoing”,
word is stored in your mobile phonebook.
“Recent” or “Missed”.
Recent Calls
You may browse up to 34 of the most recent of each of the
following call types:
• Incoming Calls
• Outgoing Calls
• Missed Calls
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call —
No Call Currently In Progress
When you receive a call on your mobile phone, the
Uconnect™ Phone will interrupt the vehicle audio system, if on, and will display a pop-up showing Answer or
button on
Ignore. Press the Answer soft-key or the
the steering wheel to accept the call.
• All Calls
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Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call —
Call Currently In Progress
If a call is currently in progress and you have another
incoming call, you will hear the same network tones for
call waiting that you normally hear when using your
mobile phone. Uconnect™ Phone will then interrupt the
vehicle audio system, if on, and will display a pop-up
showing Answer, Ignore or Transfer. Press the
button to place the current call on hold and answer the
incoming call.
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Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In
Progress
To make a second call while you are currently on a call,
press the
button and say “Dial” or “Call” followed
by the phone number or phonebook entry you wish to
call. The first call will be on hold while the second call is
in progress. Or you can place a call on hold by touching
the “Hold” soft-key on the Phone main screen, then dial
a number from the dialpad, recent calls or from the
phonebooks. To go back to the first call, refer to “Toggling
Between Calls” in this section. To combine two calls, refer
NOTE: The Uconnect™ Phone compatible phones in the
to “Join Calls” in this section.
market today do not support rejecting an incoming call
when another call is in progress. Therefore, the user can Toggling Between Calls
If two calls are in progress (one active and one on hold),
only answer an incoming call or ignore it.
button until you hear a single beep,
press the
indicating that the active and hold status of the two calls
have switched. Only one call can be placed on hold at a
time. Also you can press the Swap soft-key on the Phone
main screen.
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Join Calls
• The Uconnect™ Phone will call the last number that
When two calls are in progress (one active and one on
was dialed from your mobile phone.
hold), touch the “Join Calls” soft-key on the Phone main
Call Continuation
screen to combine all calls into a Conference Call.
Call continuation is the progression of a phone call on the
Call Termination
Uconnect™ Phone after the vehicle ignition key has been
To end a call in progress, momentarily press the End switched to OFF.
button. Only the active call(s) will be
soft-key or the
• After the ignition key is switched to OFF, a call can
terminated and if there is a call on hold, it will become
continue on the Uconnect™ Phone either until the call
the new active call. If the active call is terminated by the
ends, or until the vehicle battery condition dictates
far end, a call on hold may not become active automaticessation of the call on the Uconnect™ Phone and
cally. This is cell phone-dependent.
transfer of the call to the mobile phone.
Redial
Uconnect™ Phone Features
• Press the “Redial” soft-key,
Emergency Assistance
• or press the
button and after the “Listening” If you are in an emergency and the mobile phone is
reachable:
prompt and the following beep, say “Redial”,
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, • Pick up the phone and manually dial the emergency
number for your area.
say “Redial”,
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If the phone is not reachable and the Uconnect™ Phone is • The Uconnect™ Phone does slightly lower your
operational, you may reach the emergency number as
chances of successfully making a phone call as to that
follows:
for the mobile phone directly.
• Press the
button to begin,
WARNING!
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep,
say “Emergency” and the Uconnect™ Phone will
instruct the paired mobile phone to call the emergency
number. This feature is supported in the U.S., Canada,
and Mexico.
NOTE:
• The emergency number dialed is based on the country
where the vehicle is purchased (911 for the U.S. and
Canada and 060 for Mexico). The number dialed may
not be applicable with the available mobile service and
area.
Your phone must be turned on and connected to the
Uconnect™ Phone to allow use of this vehicle feature
in emergency situations, when the mobile phone has
network coverage and stays connected to the
Uconnect™ Phone.
Towing Assistance
If you need towing assistance:
• Press the
button to begin,
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep,
say “Towing Assistance”.
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NOTE:
• The towing assistance number dialed is based on the
country where the vehicle is purchased (1-800-5282069 for the U.S., 1-877-213-4525 for Canada, 55-143454 for Mexico City and 1-800-712-3040 for outside
Mexico City in Mexico). Please refer to the Chrysler
Group LLC 24-Hour “Towing Assistance” coverage
details in the Warranty Information Booklet and on the
24–Hour Towing Assistance Card.
You can use your Uconnect™ Phone to access a voice
mail system or an automated service, such as a paging
service or automated customer service line. Some services require immediate response selection. In some
instances, that may be too quick for use of the
Uconnect™ Phone.
When calling a number with your Uconnect™ Phone that
normally requires you to enter in a touch-tone sequence on
your mobile phone keypad, you can utilize the touch-screen
Voice Mail Calling
button and say the word “Send” then
or press the
To learn how to access your voice mail, refer to “Working the sequence you wish to enter. For example, if required to
with Automated Systems”.
enter your PIN followed with a pound, (3 7 4 6 #), you can
button and say, “Send 3 7 4 6 #”. Saying
press the
Working With Automated Systems
“Send”
followed
by a number, or sequence of numbers, is
This method is used in instances where one generally has
also
to
be
used
for navigating through an automated
to press numbers on the mobile phone keypad while
customer
service
center
menu structure, and to leave a
navigating through an automated telephone system.
number on a pager.
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You can also send stored mobile phonebook entries as
tones for fast and easy access to voice mail and pager
entries. For example, if you previously created a Phonebook entry and/or Last Name as “Voice Password”, then
button and say “Send Voicemail
if you press the
Password”, the Uconnect™ Phone will then send the
corresponding phone number associated with the phonebook entry, as tones over the phone.
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• Pauses, wait or other characters that are supported by
some phones are not supported over Bluetooth威.
These additional symbols will be ignored in the dialing a numbered sequence.
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
The
button can be used when you wish to skip
part of a prompt and issue your voice command immediately. For example, if a prompt is asking “There are 2
NOTE:
numbers with the name John. Say the full name” you
• The first number encountered for that contact will be could press the
button and say, “John Smith” to
sent. All other numbers entered for that contact will be select that option without having to listen to the rest of
ignored.
the voice prompt.
• You may not hear all of the tones due to mobile phone Voice Response Length
network configurations. This is normal.
It is possible for you to choose between Brief and
• Some paging and voice mail systems have system time Detailed Voice Response Length.
out settings that are too short and may not allow the • Touch the “More” hard-key, then touch the “Settings”
use of this feature.
soft-key,
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• Touch the “Display” soft-key, then scroll down to audio system. The Uconnect™ Phone will work the same
as if you dial the number using voice command.
Voice Response Length,
• Select either “Brief” or “Detailed” by touching the box NOTE: Certain brands of mobile phones do not send the
next to the selection. A check-mark will appear to dial ring to the Uconnect™ Phone to play it on the vehicle
audio system, so you will not hear it. Under this situashow your selection.
tion, after successfully dialing a number the user may feel
Phone And Network Status Indicators
that the call did not go through even though the call is in
Uconnect™ Phone will provide notification to inform
progress. Once your call is answered, you will hear the
you of your phone and network status when you are
audio.
attempting to make a phone call using Uconnect™
Phone. The status is given for roaming, network signal Mute/Un-Mute (Mute OFF)
When you mute the Uconnect™ Phone, you will still be
strength and phone battery strength.
able to hear the conversation coming from the other
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
party, but the other party will not be able to hear you. In
You can dial a phone number with your mobile phone
order to mute the Uconnect™ Phone simply touch the
keypad and still use the Uconnect™ Phone (while dialing
“Mute” button on the Phone main screen.
via the mobile phone keypad, the user must exercise
caution and take precautionary safety measures). By
dialing a number with your paired Bluetooth威 mobile
phone, the audio will be played through your vehicle’s
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Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™
Phone
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
The Uconnect™ Phone allows ongoing calls to be trans- Voice Command
ferred from your mobile phone to the Uconnect™ Phone
• For best performance, adjust the rearview mirror to
without terminating the call. To transfer an ongoing call
provide at least 1⁄2 in (1 cm) gap between the overhead
from your Uconnect™ Phone paired mobile phone to the
console (if equipped) and the mirror.
Uconnect™ Phone or vice versa, press the Transfer
• Always wait for the beep before speaking.
button on the Phone main screen.
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between the
• Speak normally, without pausing, just as you would
Uconnect™ Phone And Mobile Phone
speak to a person sitting a few feet/meters away from
If you would like to connect or disconnect the Bluetooth威
you.
connection between a Uconnect™ Phone paired mobile
• Make sure that no one other than you is speaking
phone and the Uconnect™ Phone, follow the instructions
during a voice command period.
described in your mobile phone User’s Manual.
• Performance is maximized under:
• low-to-medium blower setting,
• low-to-medium vehicle speed,
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• low road noise,
• You can say “O” (letter “O”) for “0” (zero).
• smooth road surface,
• Even though international dialing for most number
combinations is supported, some shortcut dialing
number combinations may not be supported.
• fully closed windows,
• dry weather condition.
• In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be
• Even though the system is designed for users speaking
compromised with the convertible top down.
in North American English, French, and Spanish acFar End Audio Performance
cents, the system may not always work for some.
• Audio quality is maximized under:
• When navigating through an automated system such
as voice mail, or when sending a page, at the end of
• low-to-medium blower setting,
speaking the digit string, make sure to say “Send”.
• low-to-medium vehicle speed,
• Storing names in your favorites phonebook when the
• low road noise,
vehicle is not in motion is recommended.
• smooth road surface,
• Phonebook (Downloaded and Uconnect™ Phone Lo• fully closed windows,
cal) name recognition rate is optimized when the
entries are not similar.
• dry weather conditions, and
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• operation from the driver’s seat.
Bluetooth威 Communication Link
Mobile phones have been found to lose connection to the
• Performance, such as audio clarity, echo, and loudness
Uconnect™ Phone. When this happens, the connection
to a large degree rely on the phone and network, and
can generally be reestablished by switching the phone
not the Uconnect™ Phone.
OFF/ON. Your cellular phone is recommended to remain
• Echo at the far end can sometimes be reduced by in Bluetooth威 ON mode.
lowering the in-vehicle audio volume.
Power-Up
• In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be After switching the ignition key from OFF to either the
compromised with the convertible top down.
ON or ACC position, or after a language change, you
must wait at least 15 seconds prior to using the system.
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Uconnect™ Phone supports the following features:
General Information
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and
Voice Activated Features:
RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the
• Hands Free dialing via Voice (“Call John Smiths Mofollowing conditions:
bile” or, “Dial 248 555-1212”).
• Changes or modifications not expressly approved by
the party responsible for compliance could void the • Hands Free text to speech listening of your incoming
SMS messages.
user’s authority to operate the equipment.
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
• Hands Free text messaging (“Send a message to John
Smiths Mobile”).
• This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired •
operation.
•
Uconnect™ Phone
•
Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 Nav
Uconnect™ Phone is a voice-activated, hands-free, invehicle communications system. Uconnect™ Phone allows you to dial a phone number with your mobile
phone.
Redialing last dialed numbers (“Redial”).
Calling Back the last incoming call number (“Call
Back”).
View Call logs on screen (“Show incoming calls”,
“Show Outgoing calls”, “Show missed Calls”, “Show
Recent Calls”).
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• Searching Contacts phone number (“Search for John NOTE: Your phone must be capable of SMS messaging
via Bluetooth威 for messaging features to work properly.
Smith Mobile”).
Screen Activated Features:
• Dialing via Keypad using touch-screen.
Your mobile phone’s audio is transmitted through your
vehicle’s audio system; the system will automatically
mute your radio when using the Uconnect™ Phone.
• Viewing and Calling contacts from Phonebooks disFor Uconnect™ customer support, visit the following
played on the touch-screen.
websites:
• Setting Favorite Contact Phone numbers so the are
• www.chrysler.com/uconnect
easily accessible on the Main Phone screen.
• www.dodge.com/uconnect
• Viewing and Calling contacts from Recent Call logs.
• www.jeep.com/uconnect
• Reviewing your recent Incoming SMS.
• or call 1–877–855–8400
• Sending a text message via the touch-screen.
Uconnect™ Phone allows you to transfer calls between
• Listen to Music on your Bluetooth威 Device via the
the system and your mobile phone as you enter or exit
touch-screen.
your vehicle and enables you to mute the system’s
• Pairing up to 10 phones/audio devices for easy access microphone for private conversation.
to connect to them quickly.
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WARNING!
Any voice commanded system should be used only
in safe driving conditions following local laws and
phone use. All attention should be kept on the
roadway ahead. Failure to do so may result in an
accident causing serious injury or death.
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phone and one audio device can be used with the system
at a time. The system is available in English, Spanish, or
French languages.
Uconnect™ Phone Button
Button is used to
The Uconnect™ Phone
get into the phone mode and make calls, show
recent, incoming, outgoing calls, view phonebook etc., When you press the button you will
The Uconnect™ Phone is driven through your
hear a BEEP. The beep is your signal to give a command.
Bluetooth威 “Hands-Free Profile” mobile phone.
Uconnect™ features Bluetooth威 technology - the global Uconnect™ Voice Command Button
standard that enables different electronic devices to conButton
The Uconnect™ Voice Command
nect to each other without wires or a docking station, so
is only used for “barge in” and when you are
Uconnect™ Phone works no matter where you stow your
already in a call and you want to send Tones or
mobile phone (be it your purse, pocket, or briefcase), as
make another call.
long as your phone is turned on and has been paired to
button is also used to access the Voice
the vehicle’s Uconnect™ Phone. The Uconnect™ Phone The
Commands
for
the Uconnect™ Voice Command features
allows up to ten mobile phones or audio devices to be
linked to the system. Only one linked (or paired) mobile
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if your vehicle is equipped. Please see the Uconnect™ 2. Say the individual commands and allow the system to
Voice Command section for direction on how to use the guide you to complete the task.
button.
You will be prompted for a specific command and then
The Uconnect™ Phone is fully integrated with the vehi- guided through the available options.
cle’s audio system. The volume of the Uconnect™ Phone • Prior to giving a voice command, one must wait for
can be adjusted either from the radio volume control
the beep, which follows the “Listen” prompt or anknob or from the steering wheel radio control (right
other prompt.
switch), if so equipped.
• For certain operations, compound commands can be
Operation
used. For example, instead of saying “Call” and then
Voice commands can be used to operate the Uconnect™
“John Smith” and then “mobile”, the following comPhone and to navigate through the Uconnect™ Phone
pound command can be said: “Call John Smith momenu structure. Voice commands are required after most
bile”.
Uconnect™ Phone prompts. There are two general meth• For each feature explanation in this section, only the
ods for how Voice Command works:
compound command form of the voice command is
1. Say compound commands like “Call John Smith mogiven. You can also break the commands into parts
bile”.
and say each part of the command when you are asked
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for it. For example, you can use the compound command form voice command “Search for John Smith”,
or you can break the compound command form into
two voice commands: “Search Contact” and when
asked “John Smith”. Please remember, the Uconnect™
Phone works best when you talk in a normal conversational tone, as if speaking to someone sitting a few
feet/meters away from you.
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The system handles multiple inputs in the same phrase
or sentence such as “make a phone call” and “to Kelly
Smith”. For multiple inputs in the same phrase or sentence, the system identifies the topic or context and
provides the associated follow-up prompt such as “Who
do you want to call?” in the case where a phone call was
requested but the specific name was not recognized.
The system utilizes continuous dialog; when the system
requires more information from the user it will ask a
Natural Speech
Your Uconnect™ Phone Voice system uses a Natural question to which the user can respond without pressing
Language Voice Recognition (VR) engine.
the Voice Command
button.
Natural speech allows the user to speak commands in
phrases or complete sentences. The system filters out
certain non-word utterances and sounds such as “ah”
and “eh”. The system handles fill-in words such as “I
would like to”.
Voice Command Tree
Refer to “Voice Tree” in this section.
Help Command
If you need assistance at any prompt, or if you want to
know your options at any prompt, say “Help” following
the beep.
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To activate the Uconnect™ Phone from idle, simply press
button and say a command or say “help”. All
the
Uconnect™ Phone sessions begin with a press of the
button on the radio control head.
Pair (Link) Uconnect™ Phone To A Mobile Phone
To begin using your Uconnect™ Phone, you must pair
your compatible Bluetooth威 enabled mobile phone.
To complete the pairing process, you will need to reference your mobile phone Owner’s Manual. The
Cancel Command
At any prompt, after the beep, you can say “Cancel” and Uconnect™ website may also provide detailed instructions for pairing.
you will be returned to the main menu.
or
buttons when the NOTE:
You can also press the
system is listening for a command and be returned to the • You must have Bluetooth威 enabled on your phone to
complete this procedure.
main or previous menu.
or
buttons while the • The vehicle must be in PARK.
NOTE: Pressing the
system is playing is known as “Barging In”, refer to 1. Press the “Phone” soft-key on the screen to begin.
“Barge In — Overriding Prompts” for further
2. If there is no phone currently connected with the
information.
system, a pop-up will appear.
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3. Select Yes to begin the pairing process. Then, search
for available devices on your Bluetooth威 enabled mobile
phone. When prompted on the phone, enter the name
and PIN shown on the Uconnect Touch™ screen.
• If No is selected, touch the “Settings” soft-key from
the Uconnect™ Phone main screen,
• Touch the “Add Device” soft-key,
• Search for available devices on your Bluetooth威
enabled mobile phone. When prompted on the
phone, enter the name and PIN shown on the
Uconnect Touch™ screen,
• See Step 4 to complete the process.
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4. Uconnect™ Phone will display an in process screen Pair Additional Mobile Phones
while the system is connecting.
• Touch the “More” soft-key to begin,
• Touch the “Settings” soft-key,
• Next, touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
• Touch the “Add Device” soft-key,
• Search for available devices on your Bluetooth威 enabled mobile phone. When prompted on the phone,
enter the name and PIN shown on the Uconnect
Touch™ screen,
• Uconnect™ Phone will display an in process screen
while the system is connecting,
5. When the pairing process has successfully completed,
• When the pairing process has successfully completed,
the system will prompt you to choose whether or not this
the system will prompt you to choose whether or not
is your favorite phone. Selecting Yes will make this phone
this is your favorite phone. Selecting Yes will make this
the highest priority. This phone will take precedence over
phone the highest priority. This phone will take preother paired phones within range.
cedence over other paired phones within range.
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• “Show Paired Phones” or
• “Connect My Phone”
Pair A Bluetooth威 Streaming Audio Device
• Touch the “Player” soft-key to begin,
• Change the Source to Bluetooth威,
• Touch the “Bluetooth威” soft-key,
• Touch the “Add Device” soft-key,
NOTE: If there is no device currently connected with the
system, a pop-up will appear.
NOTE: For phones which are not made a favorite, the
phone priority is determined by the order in which it was • Search for available devices on your Bluetooth威 enpaired. The latest phone paired will have the higher
abled audio device. When prompted on the device,
priority.
enter the name and PIN shown on the Uconnect
Touch™ screen,
You can also use the following VR commands to bring up
the Paired Phone screen from any screen on the radio:
• Uconnect™ Phone will display an in process screen
while the system is connecting,
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• When the pairing process has successfully completed,
the system will prompt you to choose whether or not
this is your favorite device. Selecting Yes will make
this device the highest priority. This device will take
precedence over other paired devices within range.
within range. If you would need to choose a particular
phone or Audio Device follow these steps:
• Touch the “Settings” soft-key,
• Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
NOTE: For devices which are not made a favorite, the • Touch to select the particular Phone or the “Paired
Audio Sources” soft-key and then an Audio Device,
device priority is determined by the order in which it was
paired. The latest device paired will have the higher
• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
priority.
Disconnecting A Phone or Audio Device
You can also use the following VR command to bring up
• Touch the “Settings” soft-key,
a list of paired audio devices.
• “Show Paired Audio Devices”
• Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or
• Touch the + soft-key located to the right of the device
Audio Device
name,
Uconnect™ Phone will automatically connect to the
• The options pop-up will be displayed,
highest priority paired phone and/or Audio Device
• Touch the “Disconnect Device” soft-key,
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• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
• Touch the “Settings” soft-key,
• Touch the Phone/Bluetooth威 soft-key,
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• Touch the + soft-key located to the right of the device
name,
• The options pop-up will be displayed,
• Touch the “Make Favorite” soft-key; you will see the
chosen device move to the top of the list,
• Touch the + soft-key located to the right of the device
• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
name for a different Phone or Audio Device than the
Phonebook Download — Automatic Phonebook
currently connected device,
Transfer From Mobile Phone
• The options pop-up will be displayed,
If equipped and specifically supported by your phone,
• Touch the “Delete Device” soft-key,
Uconnect™ Phone automatically downloads names (text
names) and number entries from the mobile phone’s
• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
phonebook. Specific Bluetooth威 Phones with Phone Book
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
Access Profile may support this feature. See Uconnect™
website for supported phones.
• Touch the “Settings” soft-key,
• To call a name from a downloaded mobile phonebook,
• Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth威” soft-key,
follow the procedure in “Call by Saying a Name”
section.
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• Automatic download and update, if supported, begins • This downloaded phonebook cannot be edited or
as soon as the Bluetooth威 wireless phone connection is
deleted on the Uconnect™ Phone. These can only be
made to the Uconnect™ Phone, for example, after you
edited on the mobile phone. The changes are transstart the vehicle.
ferred and updated to Uconnect™ Phone on the next
phone connection.
• A maximum of 1000 entries per phone will be downloaded and updated every time a phone is connected Managing Your Favorite Phonebook
There are three ways you can add an entry to your
to the Uconnect™ Phone.
Favorite Phonebook.
• Depending on the maximum number of entries downloaded, there may be a short delay before the latest 1. During an active call of a number to make a favorite,
downloaded names can be used. Until then, if avail- touch and hold a favorite button on the top of the phone
able, the previously downloaded phonebook is avail- main screen.
able for use.
2. After loading the mobile phonebook, select phone• Only the phonebook of the currently connected mobile book from the Phone main screen, then select the approphone is accessible.
priate number. Touch the + next to the selected number to
display the options pop-up. In the pop-up select “Add to
Favorites”.
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touch “Add from Mobile”. You will then be asked which
contact and number to choose from your mobile phonebook. When complete the new favorite will be shown.
3
NOTE: If the Favorites list is full, you will be asked to
remove an existing favorite.
3. From the Phone main screen, select phonebook. From
the phonebook screen, select the “Favorites” soft-key and To Remove A Favorite
then select the + soft-key located to the right of the • To remove a Favorite, select phonebook from the
phonebook record. Select an empty entry and touch the +
Phone main screen.
on that selected entry. When the Options pop-up appears,
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• Next select Favorites on the left side of the screen and Emergency And Towing Assistance
The Emergency and Towing Favorite numbers can only
then touch the + Options soft-key.
be altered. These cannot be deleted and the names cannot
• Touch the + next to the Favorite you would like to
be changed.
remove.
To change the Emergency or Towing number follow these
steps.
• Touch the “Phonebook” soft-key from the Phone main
screen.
• Touch the “Favorites” soft-key. Next scroll to the
bottom of the list to locate the Emergency and Towing
Favorites.
• Touch the + Options soft-key.
• Touch the + next to appropriate Favorite that is to be
altered.
• The Options pop-up will display, touch “Remove from
Favs”.
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For example, if your mobile service plan provides threeway calling, this feature can be accessed through the
Uconnect™ Phone. Check with your mobile service provider for the features that you have.
Ways To Initiate A Phone Call
Listed below are all the ways you can initiate a phone call
with Uconnect™ Phone.
• Redial
• Dial by touching in the number
•
• The Options pop-up will appear and you can choose
between Editing the number or resetting the number
•
to default.
•
Phone Call Features
The following features can be accessed through the •
Uconnect™ Phone if the feature(s) are available and
•
supported by Bluetooth威 on your mobile service plan.
Voice Commands (Dial by Saying a Name, Call by
Saying a Phonebook Name, Redial, or Call Back)
Favorite Phonebook
Mobile Phonebook
Recent Call Log
SMS Message Viewer
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NOTE: All of the above operations except Redial can be
done with 1 call or less active.
Dial By Saying A Number
• Press the
Call Controls
The touch-screen allows you to control the following call
features:
• Answer
button to begin,
• End
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep,
• Ignore
say “Dial 248-555-1212”,
• The Uconnect™ Phone will dial the number • Hold/unhold
248-555-1212.
• Mute/unmute
Call By Saying A Phonebook Name
• Transfer the call to/from the phone
button to begin,
• Press the
• Swap 2 active calls
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, • Join 2 active calls together
say “Call John Doe Mobile”,
• The Uconnect™ Phone will dial the number associated
with John Doe, or if there are multiple numbers it will
ask which number you want to call for John Doe.
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Recent Calls
You may browse up to 34 of the most recent of each of the
following call types:
• Touch the “Phone” soft-key,
• Touch the “Dial” soft-key,
• The Touch-Tone screen will be displayed,
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• Use the numbered soft-keys to enter the number and
touch “Call”.
To send a touch tone using Voice Recognition (VR), press
button while in a call and say “Send 1234#” or
the
you can say “Send Voicemail Password” if Voicemail
password is stored in your mobile phonebook.
• Incoming Calls
• Outgoing Calls
• Missed Calls
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• All Calls
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call
Currently In Progress
These can be accessed by touching the “recent calls”
If a call is currently in progress and you have another
soft-key on the Phone main screen.
incoming call, you will hear the same network tones for
button and say “Show my call waiting that you normally hear when using your
You can also press the
button, answer
incoming calls” from any screen and the Incoming calls mobile phone. Press the phone
will be displayed.
soft-key or caller ID box to place the current call on hold
and answer the incoming call.
NOTE: Incoming can also be replaced with “Outgoing”,
NOTE: The Uconnect™ Phone compatible phones in the
“Recent” or “Missed”.
market today do not support rejecting an incoming call
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call
when another call is in progress. Therefore, the user can
Currently In Progress
only answer an incoming call or ignore it.
When you receive a call on your mobile phone, the
Uconnect™ Phone will interrupt the vehicle audio sys- Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In
tem, if on, and will ask if you would like to answer the Progress
button to accept the call. To ignore the To make a second call while you are currently on a call,
call. Press the
button and say “Dial” or “Call” followed
call, touch the “Ignore” soft-key on the touch-screen. You press the
can also touch the “answer” soft-key or touch the blue by the phone number or phonebook entry you wish to
call. The first call will be on hold while the second call is
caller ID box.
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in progress. Or you can place a call on hold by touching
the Hold soft-key on the Phone main screen, then dial a
number from the dialpad, recent calls, SMS Inbox or from
the phonebooks. To go back to the first call, refer to
“Toggling Between Calls” in this section. To combine two
calls, refer to “Join Calls” in this section.
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Join Calls
When two calls are in progress (one active and one on
hold), touch the “Join Calls” soft-key on the Phone main
screen to combine all calls into a Conference Call.
Call Termination
To end a call in progress, momentarily press the
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
button or the end soft-key. Only the active call(s) will be
During an active call, touch the “Hold” soft-key on the terminated and if there is a call on hold, it will become
Phone main screen.
the new active call. If the active call is terminated by the
far end, a call on hold may not become active automatiToggling Between Calls
If two calls are in progress (one active and one on hold), cally. This is cell phone-dependent.
touch the “Swap” soft-key on the Phone main screen. Redial
Only one call can be placed on hold at a time.
• Press the “Redial” soft-key,
button to toggle between the
You can also press the
• or press the
and after the “Listening” prompt and
active and held phone call.
the following beep, say “Redial”,
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep,
say “Redial”,
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• The Uconnect™ Phone will call the last number that If the phone is not reachable and the Uconnect™ Phone is
operational, you may reach the emergency number as
was dialed from your mobile phone.
follows:
Call Continuation
Call continuation is the progression of a phone call on the • Press the
button to begin.
Uconnect™ Phone after the vehicle ignition key has been
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep,
switched to OFF.
say “Call Emergency or Dial Emergency” and the
NOTE: The call will remain within the vehicle audio
Uconnect™ Phone will instruct the paired mobile
system until the phone becomes out of range for the
phone to call the emergency number. This feature is
Bluetooth威 connection. It is recommended to press the
supported in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
“transfer” soft-key when leaving the vehicle.
NOTE:
Uconnect™ Phone Features
• The Emergency call may also be initiated by using the
touch-screen.
Emergency Assistance
If you are in an emergency and the mobile phone is • The emergency number dialed is based on the country
reachable:
where the vehicle is purchased (911 for the U.S. and
Canada and 060 for Mexico). The number dialed may
• Pick up the phone and manually dial the emergency
not be applicable with the available mobile service and
number for your area.
area.
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• The Uconnect™ Phone does slightly lower your NOTE:
chances of successfully making a phone call as to that • The towing assistance call may also be initiated by
touch.
for the mobile phone directly.
WARNING!
Your phone must be turned on and connected to the
Uconnect™ Phone to allow use of this vehicle feature
in emergency situations, when the mobile phone has
network coverage and stays connected to the
Uconnect™ Phone.
Towing Assistance
If you need towing assistance:
• Press the
button to begin.
• The towing assistance number dialed is based on the
country where the vehicle is purchased (1-800-5282069 for the U.S., 1-877-213-4525 for Canada, 55-143454 for Mexico City and 1-800-712-3040 for outside
Mexico City in Mexico). Please refer to the Chrysler
Group LLC 24-Hour “Towing Assistance” coverage
details in the Warranty Information Booklet and on the
24–Hour Towing Assistance Card.
Voice Mail Calling
To learn how to access your voice mail, refer to “Working
with Automated Systems”.
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, Working With Automated Systems
This method is used in instances where one generally has
say “Towing Assistance”.
to press numbers on the mobile phone keypad while
navigating through an automated telephone system.
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You can use your Uconnect™ Phone to access a voice
mail system or an automated service, such as a paging
service or automated customer service line. Some services require immediate response selection. In some
instances, that may be too quick for use of the
Uconnect™ Phone.
You can also send stored mobile phonebook entries as
tones for fast and easy access to voice mail and pager
entries. For example, if you previously created a Phonebook entry with First and/or Last Name as “Voicemail
button and say
Password”, then if you press the
“Send Voicemail Password” the Uconnect™ Phone will
When calling a number with your Uconnect™ Phone that then send the corresponding phone number associated
normally requires you to enter in a touch-tone sequence on with the phonebook entry, as tones over the phone.
your mobile phone keypad, you can utilize the touch-screen NOTE:
button and say the word “Send” then • The first number encountered for that contact will be
or press the
sent. All other numbers entered for that contact will be
the sequence you wish to enter. For example, if required to
enter your PIN followed with a pound, (3 7 4 6 #), you can
ignored.
button and say, “Send 3 7 4 6 #”. Saying
press the
• You may not hear all of the tones due to mobile phone
“Send” followed by a number, or sequence of numbers, is
network configurations. This is normal.
also to be used for navigating through an automated
customer service center menu structure, and to leave a • Some paging and voice mail systems have system time
out settings that are too short and may not allow the
number on a pager.
use of this feature.
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• Pauses, wait or other characters that are supported by • Touch the “Display” soft-key, then scroll down to
some phones are not supported over Bluetooth威.
Voice Response Length,
These additional symbols will be ignored in the dial• Select either “Brief” or “Detailed” by touching the box
ing a numbered sequence.
next to the selection. A check-mark will appear to
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
show your selection.
The
button can be used when you wish to skip
Phone And Network Status Indicators
part of a prompt and issue your voice command imme- Uconnect™ Phone will provide notification to inform
diately. For example, if a prompt is asking “There are 2 you of your phone and network status when you are
numbers with the name John. Say the full name” you attempting to make a phone call using Uconnect™
button and say, “John Smith” to
could press the
Phone. The status is given for network signal strength
select that option without having to listen to the rest of and phone battery strength.
the voice prompt.
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
Voice Response Length
You can dial a phone number with your mobile phone
It is possible for you to choose between Brief and keypad and still use the Uconnect™ Phone (while dialing
Detailed Voice Response Length.
via the mobile phone keypad, the user must exercise
• Touch the “More” soft-key, then touch the “Settings” caution and take precautionary safety measures). By
dialing a number with your paired Bluetooth威 mobile
soft-key,
phone, the audio will be played through your vehicle’s
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audio system. The Uconnect™ Phone will work the same Advanced Phone Connectivity
as if you dial the number using voice command.
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
NOTE: Certain brands of mobile phones do not send the The Uconnect™ Phone allows ongoing calls to be transdial ring to the Uconnect™ Phone to play it on the vehicle ferred from your mobile phone to the Uconnect™ Phone
audio system, so you will not hear it. Under this situa- without terminating the call. To transfer an ongoing call
tion, after successfully dialing a number the user may feel from your Uconnect™ Phone paired mobile phone to the
that the call did not go through even though the call is in Uconnect™ Phone or vice versa, press the Transfer
progress. Once your call is answered, you will hear the button on the Phone main screen.
audio.
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The
Uconnect™ Phone And Mobile Phone
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute OFF)
When you mute the Uconnect™ Phone, you will still be If you would like to connect or disconnect the Bluetooth威
able to hear the conversation coming from the other connection between a Uconnect™ Phone paired mobile
party, but the other party will not be able to hear you. In phone and the Uconnect™ Phone, follow the instructions
order to mute the Uconnect™ Phone simply touch the described in your mobile phone User’s Manual.
Mute button on the Phone main screen.
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• low road noise,
• smooth road surface,
Voice Command
• fully closed windows,
• For best performance, adjust the rearview mirror to
• dry weather condition.
provide at least 1⁄2 in (1 cm) gap between the overhead
• Even though the system is designed for users speaking
console (if equipped) and the mirror.
in North American English, French, and Spanish ac• Always wait for the beep before speaking.
cents, the system may not always work for some.
• Speak normally, without pausing, just as you would
• When navigating through an automated system such
speak to a person sitting a few feet/meters away from
as voice mail, or when sending a page, before speaking
you.
the digit string, make sure to say “Send”.
• Make sure that no one other than you is speaking
• Storing names in your favorites phonebook when the
during a voice command period.
vehicle is not in motion is recommended.
• Performance is maximized under:
• Phonebook (Mobile and Favorites) name recognition
• low-to-medium blower setting,
rate is optimized when the entries are not similar.
• low-to-medium vehicle speed,
• You can say “O” (letter “O”) for “0” (zero).
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• Even though international dialing for most number • Performance, such as audio clarity, echo, and loudness
combinations is supported, some shortcut dialing
to a large degree rely on the phone and network, and
number combinations may not be supported.
not the Uconnect™ Phone.
• In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be • Echo at the far end can sometimes be reduced by
compromised with the convertible top down.
lowering the in-vehicle audio volume.
Far End Audio Performance
• Audio quality is maximized under:
• low-to-medium blower setting,
• low-to-medium vehicle speed,
• low road noise,
• smooth road surface,
• fully closed windows,
• dry weather conditions, and
• operation from the driver’s seat.
• In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be
compromised with the convertible top down.
SMS
Uconnect™ Phone can read or send new messages on
your phone.
Your phone must support SMS over Bluetooth威 in order
to use this feature. If the Uconnect™ Phone determines
your phone is not compatible with SMS messaging over
Bluetooth威 the “Messaging” button will be greyed out
and the feature will not be available for use.
NOTE: Uconnect™ Phone SMS is only available when
the vehicle is not in moving.
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Once a message is received and viewed or listened to,
If you receive a new text message while your phone is you will have the following options:
connected to Uconnect™ Phone, an announcement will • Send a Reply
be made to notify you that you have a new text message.
• Forward
Read Messages:
• Call
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Send Messages Using Soft-Keys:
You can send messages using Uconnect™ Phone. To send
a new message:
• Touch the “Phone” soft-key,
• Touch the “messaging” soft-key then “New Message”,
• Touch one of the 18 preset messages and the person
you wish to send the message to,
• If multiple numbers are available for the contact select
which number you would like to have the message
sent,
• Press “Send” or “Cancel”.
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Send Messages Using Voice Commands:
• Press the
button,
• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep,
say “Send message to John Smith mobile”,
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• After the system prompts you for what message you
want to send, say the message you wish to send or say
“List”. There are 18 preset messages.
While the list of defined messages are being read, you can
button and
interrupt the system by pressing the
saying the message you want to send.
List of Preset Messages:
After the system confirms that you want to send your
1. Yes.
message to John Smith, your message will be sent.
2. No.
3. Okay.
4. I can’t talk right now.
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5. Call me.
6. I’ll call you later.
7. I’m on my way.
8. Thanks.
9. I’ll be late.
10. I will be <number> minutes late.
11. See you in <number> minutes.
12. Stuck in traffic.
Bluetooth威 Communication Link
Mobile phones have been found to lose connection to the
Uconnect™ Phone. When this happens, the connection
can generally be reestablished by switching the phone
OFF/ON. Your mobile phone is recommended to remain
in Bluetooth威 ON mode.
Power-Up
After switching the ignition key from OFF to either the
ON or ACC position, or after a language change, you
must wait at least 15 seconds prior to using the system.
13. Start without me.
14. Where are you?
15. Are you there yet?
16. I need directions.
17. I’m lost.
18. See you later.
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Voice Tree
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General Information
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and
RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the
following conditions:
• Changes or modifications not expressly approved by
the party responsible for compliance could void the
user’s authority to operate the equipment.
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
• This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
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NOTE: Take care to speak into the Voice Command
system as calmly and normally as possible. The ability of
the Voice Command system to recognize user voice
commands may be negatively affected by rapid speaking
or a raised voice level.
WARNING!
Any voice commanded system should be used only
in safe driving conditions following local laws. All
attention should be kept on the roadway ahead.
Failure to do so may result in a collision causing
serious injury or death.
VOICE COMMAND
When you press the Uconnect™ Voice Command
button, you will hear a beep. The beep is your signal to
Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 Nav
The Uconnect™ Voice Command system al- give a command.
lows you to control your AM, FM radio, satellite radio, disc player, SD Card, USB/iPod and
Sirius Travel Link.
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If no command is spoken the system will say one of two These commands are universal and can be used from any
menu. All other commands can be used depending upon
responses:
the active application.
• I didn’t understand
When using this system, you should speak clearly and at
• I didn’t get that, etc.,
a normal speaking volume.
If a command is not spoken a second time, the system
The system will best recognize your speech if the winwill respond with an error and give some direction as
dows are closed, and the heater/air conditioning fan is
what can be said based on the context you are in. After
set to low.
three consecutive failures of a spoken command the VR
At any point, if the system does not recognize one of your
session with end.
commands, you will be prompted to repeat it.
button
Pressing the Uconnect™ Voice Command
while the system is speaking is known as “barging in.” To hear available commands, press the Uconnect™ Voice
button and say “Help”. You will hear
The system will be interrupted, and after the beep, you Command
can say a command. This will become helpful once you available commands for the screen displayed.
start to learn the options.
NOTE: At any time, you can say the words “Cancel” or
“Help”.
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Natural Speech
Natural speech allows the user to speak commands in
phrases or complete sentences. The system filters out
certain non-word utterances and sounds such as “ah”
and “eh”. The system handles fill-in words such as “I
would like to”.
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The system utilizes continuous dialog; when the system
requires more information from the user it will ask a
question to which the user can respond without pressing
button.
the Uconnect™ Voice Command
Uconnect™ Voice Commands
The Uconnect™ Voice Command system understands
The system handles multiple inputs in the same phrase two types of commands. Universal commands are availor sentence such as “make a phone call” and “to Kelly able at all times. Local commands are available if the
Smith”. For multiple inputs in the same phrase or sen- supported radio mode is active.
tence, the system identifies the topic or context and
Start a dialogue by pressing the Uconnect™ Voice
provides the associated follow-up prompt such as “Who
button.
Command
do you want to call?” in the case where a phone call was
requested but the specific name was not recognized.
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Changing the Volume
1. Start a dialogue by pressing the Voice Command
button.
Starting Voice Recognition (VR) Session in
Radio/Player Modes
In this mode, you can say the following commands:
NOTE: The commands can be said on any screen when
a call is not active after pushing the Uconnect™ Voice
button.
3. Use the ON/OFF VOLUME rotary knob to adjust the Command
volume to a comfortable level while the Voice Command
Disc
system is speaking. Please note the volume setting for
To switch to the disc mode, say “Change source to Disc”.
Voice Command is different than the audio system.
This command can be given in any mode or screen:
2. Say a command (e.g., “Help”).
• “Track” (#) (to change the track)
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SEATS
Use this switch to move the driver’s seat up or down,
Seats are a part of the Occupant Restraint System of the forward or rearward or to recline the seatback.
vehicle.
NOTE: The passenger’s seat will move up or down,
forward or rearward.
WARNING!
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• It is dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or
outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in
these areas are more likely to be seriously injured
or killed.
• Do not allow people to ride in any area of your
vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat
belts. In a collision, people riding in these areas
are more likely to be seriously injured or killed.
• Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and
using a seat belt properly.
Power Seats — If Equipped
On models equipped with power seats, the switch is
located on the outboard side of the seat near the floor.
Power Seat Switches
1 — Seat Control
2 — Seatback Control
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Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
The seat can be adjusted both forward and rearward.
Push the seat switch forward or rearward, the seat will
move in the direction of the switch. Release the switch
when the desired position is reached.
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
The height of the seats can be adjusted up or down. Pull
upward or push downward on the seat switch, the seat
will move in the direction of the switch. Release the
switch when the desired position is reached.
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
The angle of the seat cushion can be adjusted in four
directions. Pull upward or push downward on the front
or rear of the seat switch, the front or rear of the seat
cushion will move in the direction of the switch. Release
the switch when the desired position is reached.
Reclining The Seatback
The angle of the seatback can be adjusted forward or
rearward. Push the seatback switch forward or rearward,
the seat will move in the direction of the switch. Release
the switch when the desired position is reached.
WARNING!
• Adjusting a seat while driving may be dangerous.
Moving a seat while driving could result in loss of
control which could cause a collision and serious
injury or death.
• Seats should be adjusted before fastening the seat
belts and while the vehicle is parked. Serious
injury or death could result from a poorly adjusted
seat belt.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Do not ride with the seatback reclined so that the
shoulder belt is no longer resting against your
chest. In a collision you could slide under the seat
belt, which could result in serious injury or death.
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increase or decrease the lumbar support. Push the switch
upward or downward to raise or lower the lumbar
support.
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CAUTION!
Do not place any article under a power seat or
impede its ability to move as it may cause damage to
the seat controls. Seat travel may become limited if
movement is stopped by an obstruction in the seat’s
path.
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
Vehicles equipped with power driver or passenger seats
may be also be equipped with power lumbar. The power
lumbar switch is located on the outboard side of the
power seat. Push the switch forward or rearward to
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Heated Seats — If Equipped
On some models, the front and rear seats may be
equipped with heaters in both the seat cushions and
seatbacks.
The front driver and passenger heated seats are operated
using the Uconnect Touch™ System.
WARNING!
• Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin
because of advanced age, chronic illness, diabetes,
spinal cord injury, medication, alcohol use, exhaustion or other physical condition must exercise
care when using the seat heater. It may cause burns
even at low temperatures, especially if used for
long periods of time.
WARNING! (Continued)
• Do not place anything on the seat that insulates
against heat, such as a blanket or cushion. This
may cause the seat heater to overheat. Sitting in a
seat that has been overheated could cause serious
burns due to the increased surface temperature of
the seat.
Front Heated Seat Operation — Vehicles Equipped
With Uconnect Touch™ 4.3:
Press the CLIMATE hard-key (located next to the Uconnect
Touch™ display) to enter the climate control screen.
Press the “Driver” or “Pass” seat soft-key (located on the Uconnect Touch™ display) once to
select HI-level heating. Press the soft-key a
second time to select LO-level heating. Press
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the soft-key a third time to shut the heating elements
OFF.
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Front Heated Seat Operations — Vehicles
Equipped With Uconnect Touch™ 8.4 and 8.4 Nav:
Press the “Controls” soft-key located on the Uconnect
Touch™ display.
Press the “Driver” or “Passenger” seat soft-key
once to select HI-level heating. Press the softkey a second time to select LO-level heating.
Press the soft-key a third time to shut the
heating elements OFF.
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system will automatically switch to LO-level after a
maximum of 60 minutes of continuous operation. At that
time, the display will change from HI to LO, indicating
the change. The LO-level setting will turn OFF automatically after a maximum of 45 minutes.
Vehicle Equipped With Remote Start
On models that are equipped with remote start, the
driver’s heated seat can be programmed to come on
during a remote start. Refer to “Remote Starting System
— If Equipped” in “Things To Know Before Starting Your
NOTE: Once a heat setting is selected, heat will be felt
Vehicle” for further information.
within two to five minutes.
Rear Heated Seats
When the HI-level setting is selected, the heater will
On some models, the two outboard seats are equipped
provide a boosted heat level during the first four minutes
with heated seats. The heated seat switches for these
of operation. Then, the heat output will drop to the
seats are located on the rear of the center console.
normal HI-level. If the HI-level setting is selected, the
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When the HI-level setting is selected, the heater will
provide a boosted heat level during the first four minutes
of operation. Then, the heat output will drop to the
normal HI-level. If the HI-level setting is selected, the
system will automatically switch to LO-level after a
maximum of 60 minutes of continuous operation. At that
time, the number of illuminated LEDs changes from two
Press the switch once to select HI-level heating.
to one, indicating the change. The LO-level setting will
Press the switch a second time to select LOturn OFF automatically after a maximum of 45 minutes.
level heating. Press the switch a third time to
Manual Seats — If Equipped
shut the heating elements OFF.
There are two heated seat switches that allow the rear
passengers to operate the seats independently. You can
choose from HI, LO or OFF heat settings. Amber indicator lights in each switch indicate the level of heat in use.
Two indicator lights will illuminate for HI, one for LO
and none for OFF.
Forward Or Rearward Adjustment
NOTE:
• Once a heat setting is selected, heat will be felt within The adjusting bar is at the front of the seat, near the floor.
two to five minutes.
Pull the bar upward to move the seat forward or rearward. Release the bar once the seat is in the position
• The engine must be running for the heated seats to
desired. Using body pressure, move forward and rearoperate.
ward on the seat to be sure that the seat adjusters have
latched.
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WARNING!
Adjusting a seat while the vehicle is moving is
dangerous. The sudden movement of the seat could
cause you to lose control. The seat belt might not be
properly adjusted and you could be injured. Adjust
the seat only while the vehicle is parked.
Manual Seat Adjusting Bar
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Recline
To adjust the seatback, lift the lever located on the
outboard side of the seat, lean back to the desired
position and release the lever. To return the seatback, lift
the lever, lean forward and release the lever.
WARNING!
Do not ride with the seatback reclined so that the
shoulder belt is no longer resting against your chest.
In a collision you could slide under the seat belt,
which could result in serious injury or death.
Head Restraints
Head restraints are designed to reduce the risk of injury
by restricting head movement in the event of a rear
impact. Head restraints should be adjusted so that the top
of the head restraint is located above the top of your ear.
Manual Recline Lever
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The head restraints for all occupant’s must be properly adjusted prior to operating the vehicle or occupying a seat. Head restraints should never be adjusted while the vehicle is in motion. Driving a
vehicle with the head restraints improperly adjusted
or removed could cause serious injury or death in the
event of a collision.
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Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
The front driver and passenger seats are equipped with
Active Head Restraints (AHR). In the event of a rear
impact the AHRs will automatically extend forward
minimizing the gap between the back of the occupants
head and the AHR.
The AHRs will automatically return to their normal
position following a rear impact. If the AHRs do not
return to their normal position see your authorized
dealer immediately.
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To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the head
restraint. To lower the head restraint, press the push
button, located at the base of the head restraint, and push
downward on the head restraint.
NOTE: The head restraints should only be removed by
qualified technicians, for service purposes only. If either
of the head restraints require removal, see your authorized dealer.
WARNING!
Do not place items over the top of the Active Head
Restraint, such as coats, seat covers or portable DVD
players. These items may interfere with the operation
of the Active Head Restraint in the event of a
collision and could result in serious injury or death.
Push Button
Rear Head Restraints
The center rear head restraint has two positions, up or
down. When the seat is being occupied the head restraint
should raised. When there are no occupants in the center
seat position the head restraint can be lowered for
maximum visibility for the driver.
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To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the head NOTE: The outboard head restraints are not adjustable.
restraint. To lower the head restraint, press the push Refer to “Occupant Restraints” in “Things To Know
button, located at the base of the head restraint, and push Before Starting Your Vehicle” for tether routing.
downward on the head restraint.
Folding Rear Seat
The rear seatbacks can be folded forward to provide an
additional storage area. To fold the rear seatback, pull on
the loops located on the upper seatback.
Push Button
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NOTE: These loops can be tucked away when not in
use.
Folded Rear Seatback
Rear Seatback Loop
After releasing the seatback, it can be folded forward.
When the seatback is folded to the upright position, make
sure it is latched by strongly pulling on the top of the
seatback above the seat strap.
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WARNING!
• Be certain that the seatback is securely locked into
position. If the seatback is not securely locked into
position, the seat will not provide the proper
stability for child seats and/or passengers. An
improperly latched seat could cause serious injury.
• The cargo area in the rear of the vehicle (with the
rear seatbacks in the locked-up or folded down
position) should not be used as a play area by
children when the vehicle is in motion. They could
be seriously injured in a collision. Children
should be seated and using the proper restraint
system.
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DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
This feature allows the driver to store up to two different
memory profiles for easy recall through a memory
switch. Each memory profile contains desired position
settings for the driver seat, side mirrors, adjustable
pedals (if equipped), and power tilt and telescopic steering column (if equipped) and a set of desired radio
station presets. Your Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter can also be programmed to recall the same positions when the UNLOCK button is pressed.
NOTE:
• Only one RKE transmitter can be linked to each of the
memory positions.
• Passive Entry door handles cannot be linked to the
memory function. Use either the memory recall switch
or the RKE transmitter (if linked to the memory
feature) to recall memory positions 1 or 2.
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The memory seat switch is located on the driver’s door
trim panel. The switch consists of three buttons: The (S)
button, which is used to activate the memory save
function and the (1) and (2) buttons which are used to
recall either of two pre-programmed memory profiles.
Programming The Memory Feature
NOTE: Saving a new memory profile will erase an
existing profile from memory.
To create a new memory profile, perform the following:
1. Place the ignition into the RUN position.
2. Adjust all memory profile settings to desired preferences (i.e., seat, side mirror, adjustable pedals [if
equipped], power tilt and telescopic steering column [if
equipped], and radio station presets).
3. Press and release the SET (S) button on the memory
switch.
Memory Seat Switches
4. Within five seconds, press and release the MEMORY
button 1 or 2. The Electronic Vehicle Information Center
(EVIC) (if equipped) will display which memory position
has been set.
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To program your RKE transmitters, perform the followNOTE:
• Memory profiles can be set without the vehicle in ing:
PARK, but the vehicle must be in PARK to recall a
1. Remove the Key Fob from the ignition (or change the
memory profile.
ignition to OFF, for vehicles equipped with Keyless
• The Recall Memory with Remote Key Unlock feature Enter-N-Go).
can be turned on and off using the Uconnect Touch™
2. Select desired memory profile 1 or 2.
System, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further 3. Once the profile has been recalled, press and release
the SET (S) button on the memory switch, then press and
information.
release the side of the rocker switch labeled 1 or 2
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry
accordingly. “Memory Profile Set” (1 or 2) will display in
Transmitter To Memory
the instrument cluster on vehicles equipped with the
Your RKE transmitters can be programmed to recall one
EVIC.
of two pre-programmed memory profiles by pressing the
UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter.
4. Press and release the LOCK button on the RKE
transmitter within 10 seconds.
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NOTE: Your RKE transmitters can be unlinked to your
memory settings by pressing the SET (S) button followed
by the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter in Step 4
above.
Memory Position Recall
A recall can be cancelled by pressing any of the
MEMORY buttons (S, 1, or 2) on the driver’s door during
a recall. When a recall is cancelled, the driver’s seat, side
mirror, adjustable pedals (if equipped), and power tilt
and telescopic steering column (if equipped) stop moving. A delay of one second will occur before another recall
can be selected.
NOTE: The vehicle must be in PARK to recall memory
positions. If a recall is attempted when the vehicle is not
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
in PARK, a message will display in the EVIC (if
(Available With Memory Seat Only)
equipped).
This feature provides automatic driver seat positioning to
To recall the memory settings for driver 1, press enhance driver mobility when entering and exiting the
MEMORY button number 1 on the driver’s door or the vehicle.
UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter linked to
The distance the driver’s seat moves depends on where
memory position 1.
you have the driver’s seat positioned when you remove
To recall the memory setting for driver 2, press MEMORY the Key Fob from the ignition (or change the ignition to
button number 2 on the driver’s door or the UNLOCK OFF, for vehicles equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go).
button on the RKE transmitter linked to memory position
2.
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seat will return to its previously set position when you
• When you remove the Key Fob from the ignition (or
place the ignition in the ACC or RUN position.
change the ignition to OFF, for vehicles equipped with
Keyless Enter-N-Go), the driver’s seat will move about
• The Easy Entry/Easy Exit feature is disabled when the
2.4 in (60 mm) rearward if the driver’s seat position is
driver’s seat position is less than 0.9 in (22.7 mm)
greater than or equal to 2.7 in (67.7 mm) forward of the
forward of the rear stop. At this position, there is no
rear stop. The seat will return to its previously set
benefit to the driver by moving the seat for Easy Exit
position when you place the ignition into the ACC or
or Easy Entry.
RUN position.
Each stored memory setting will have an associated Easy
• When you remove the Key Fob from the ignition (or
Entry and Easy Exit position.
change the ignition to OFF, for vehicles equipped with
Keyless Enter-N-Go), the driver’s seat will move to a NOTE: The Easy Entry/Easy Exit feature can be turned
position 0.3 in (7.7 mm) forward of the rear stop if the on and off using the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to
driver’s seat position is between 0.9 in and 2.7 in “Uconnect Touch™ Settings ” in “Understanding Your
(22.7 mm and 67.7 mm) forward of the rear stop. The Instrument Panel” for further information.
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TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
Two latches must be released to open the hood.
1. Pull the hood release lever located under the left side
of the instrument panel.
2. Move to the outside of the vehicle and push the safety
catch to the left. The safety catch is located under the
center front edge of the hood.
Hood Safety Catch
Hood Release Lever
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CAUTION!
To prevent possible damage, do not slam the hood to
close it. Lower the hood, until it is open approximately 6 in (15 cm), and then drop it. This should
secure both latches. Never drive your vehicle unless
the hood is fully closed, with both latches engaged.
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LIGHTS
Headlight Switch
The headlight switch is located on the left side of
the instrument panel. This switch controls the
operation of the headlights, parking lights, instrument panel lights, instrument panel light dimming, interior lights and fog lights.
WARNING!
Be sure the hood is fully latched before driving your
vehicle. If the hood is not fully latched, it could open
when the vehicle is in motion and block your vision.
Failure to follow this warning could result in serious
injury or death.
Headlight Switch
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Rotate the headlight switch clockwise to the first detent
for parking light and instrument panel light operation.
Rotate the headlight switch to the second detent for
headlight, parking light and instrument panel light
operation.
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
This system automatically turns the headlights on or off
according to ambient light levels. To turn the system on,
rotate the headlight switch counterclockwise to the
AUTO position. When the system is on, the headlight
time delay feature is also on. This means the headlights
will stay on for up to 90 seconds after you turn the
ignition switch OFF. To turn the automatic system off,
move the headlight switch out of the AUTO position.
Headlights On With Wipers
(Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
When this feature is active, the headlights will turn on
approximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned on
if the headlight switch is placed in the AUTO position. In
addition, the headlights will turn off when the wipers are
turned off if they were turned on by this feature.
NOTE: The Headlights On with Wipers feature can be
turned on and off using the Uconnect Touch™ System,
refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding
Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
The SmartBeam™ system provides increased forward
lighting at night by automating high beam control
NOTE: The engine must be running before the head- through the use of a digital camera mounted on the
inside rearview mirror. This camera detects vehicle spelights will come on in the automatic mode.
cific light and automatically switches from high beams to
low beams until the approaching vehicle is out of view.
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NOTE:
• The SmartBeam™ system can be turned on and off
using the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to
“Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your
Instrument Panel” for further information.
• Broken, muddy, or obstructed headlights and taillights
of vehicles in the field of view will cause headlights to
remain on longer (closer to the vehicle). Also, dirt,
film, and other obstructions on the windshield or
camera lens will cause the system to function
improperly.
Headlight Time Delay
This feature provides the safety of headlight illumination
for up to 90 seconds when leaving your vehicle in an
unlit area.
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To activate the delay feature, turn OFF the ignition switch
while the headlights are still on. Then, turn off the
headlights within 45 seconds. The delay interval begins
when the headlight switch is turned off.
NOTE: The lights must be turned off within 45 seconds
of turning the ignition OFF to activate this feature.
If you turn the headlights, park lights or ignition switch
ON again, the system will cancel the delay.
If you turn the headlights off before the ignition, they will
turn off in the normal manner.
NOTE: The Headlight Time Delay is programmable
using the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to “Uconnect
Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument
Panel” for further information.
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Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
Fog Lights — If Equipped
The Daytime Running Lights will turn On the first time The front fog light switch is built into the headlight
the vehicle is shifted out of PARK, and remain On unless switch.
the Parking Brake is applied. Upon returning to the
PARK position, the DRLs will turn Off. DRLs will turn
Off when the ignition is switched OFF.
NOTE: The Daytime Running Lights can be turned on
and off using the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to
“Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your
Instrument Panel” for further information.
Lights-On Reminder
If the headlights or parking lights are on after the ignition
is turned OFF, a chime will sound to alert the driver
when the driver’s door is opened.
Fog Light Switch
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To activate the front fog lights, turn on the parking
lights or the low beam headlights and press the
headlight switch. To turn off the front fog lights,
either press the headlight switch a second time or turn off
the headlight switch.
An indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminates
when the fog lights are turned on.
NOTE: The fog lights will operate with the low beam
headlights or parking lights on. However, selecting the
high beam headlights will turn off the fog lights.
Multifunction Lever
Multifunction Lever
The multifunction lever controls the operation of the turn
Turn Signals
signals, headlight beam selection and passing lights. The
Move the multifunction lever up or down and the arrows
multifunction lever is located on the left side of the
on each side of the instrument cluster flash to show
steering column.
proper operation of the front and rear turn signal lights.
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NOTE:
• If either light remains on and does not flash, or there is
a very fast flash rate, check for a defective outside light
bulb. If an indicator fails to light when the lever is
moved, it would suggest that the indicator bulb is
defective.
High/Low Beam Switch
Push the multifunction lever away from you to switch
the headlights to high beam. Pull the multifunction lever
toward you to switch the headlights back to low beam.
Flash-To-Pass
You can signal another vehicle with your headlights by
• A “Turn Signal On” message will appear in the EVIC lightly pulling the multifunction lever toward you. This
(if equipped) and a continuous chime will sound if the will turn on the high beam headlights until the lever is
vehicle is driven more than 1 mi (1.6 km) with either released.
turn signal on.
Lane Change Assist
Tap the lever up or down once, without moving beyond
the detent, and the turn signal (right or left) will flash
three times then automatically turn off.
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Each light can be turned on by pressing a switch on either
side of the console. These buttons are backlit for night
The front map/reading lights are mounted in the overtime visibility. To turn the lights off, press the switch a
head console.
second time. The lights will also turn on when the
UNLOCK button on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) is
pressed.
Front Map/Reading Lights
Front Map/Reading Lights
Front Map/Reading Light Switches
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Ambient Light
Interior Lights
The overhead console is equipped with an ambient light The interior lights come on when a door is opened.
feature. This light casts illumination for improved visibilTo protect the battery, the interior lights will turn off
ity of the floor center console and PRNDL area.
automatically 10 minutes after the ignition switch is
moved to the LOCK position. This will occur if the
interior lights were switched on manually or are on
because a door is open. This includes the glove box light,
but not the trunk light. To restore interior light operation,
either turn the ignition switch ON or cycle the light
switch.
Ambient Light
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With the parking lights or headlights on, rotating the left
Dimmer Controls
The dimmer control is part of the headlight switch and is dimmer control upward will increase the brightness of
located on the left side of the instrument panel.
the instrument panel lights and lighted cupholders (if
equipped).
Rotating the right dimmer control upward will increase
the brightness of the door handle lights and map pockets.
Dome Light Position
Rotate the dimmer control completely upward to the
second detent to turn on the interior lights. The interior
lights will remain on when the dimmer control is in this
position.
Dimmer Switches
Interior Light Defeat (OFF)
Rotate the dimmer control to the extreme bottom OFF
position. The interior lights will remain off when the
doors are open.
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Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness Feature)
Rotate the dimmer control upward to the first detent.
This feature brightens all text displays such as the
odometer, EVIC (if equipped), and radio when the parking lights or headlights are on.
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
The multifunction lever operates the windshield wipers
and washer when the ignition switch is in the ON/RUN
or ACC position. The lever is located on the left side of
the steering column.
Windshield Wiper/Washer Control
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Intermittent Wiper System
Use the intermittent wiper when weather conditions
make a single wiping cycle with a variable pause between cycles desirable. Rotate the end of the multifunction lever to the first detent position, and then turn the
end of the lever to select the desired delay interval. There
are four delay settings, which allow you to regulate the
wipe interval from a minimum of one cycle every second
to a maximum of approximately 18 seconds between
cycles. The delay intervals will double in duration when
the vehicle speed is 10 mph (16 km/h) or less.
Wiper Operation
Rotate the end of the multifunction lever to the first
detent past the intermittent settings for low-speed wiper
operation, or to the second detent past the intermittent
settings for high-speed wiper operation.
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CAUTION!
Turn the windshield wipers off when driving
through an automatic car wash. Damage to the windshield wipers may result if the wiper switch is left in
any position other than off.
Windshield Washers
To use the washer, push the multifunction lever inward
(toward the steering column) and hold it for as long as
washer spray is desired.
If you activate the washer while the windshield wiper
control is in the delay range, the wipers will operate for
two or three wipe cycles after releasing the lever and then
resume the intermittent interval previously selected.
If you activate the washer while the windshield wiper is
turned off, the wipers will operate for three wipe cycles
and then turn off.
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WARNING!
Sudden loss of visibility through the windshield
could lead to a collision. You might not see other
vehicles or other obstacles. To avoid sudden icing of
the windshield during freezing weather, warm the
windshield with the defroster before and during
windshield washer use.
Headlights On With Wipers
(Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
When this feature is active, the headlights will turn on
approximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned on
if the headlight switch is placed in the AUTO position. In
addition, the headlights will turn off when the wipers are
turned off if they were turned on by this feature.
NOTE: The Headlights On with Wipers feature can be
turned on and off using the Uconnect Touch™ System,
Mist Feature
refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding
Rotate the end of the lever downward to the Mist
Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
position to activate a single wipe cycle to clear off road
mist or spray from a passing vehicle. The wipers will Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
continue to operate until you release the multifunction This feature senses moisture on the windshield and
automatically activates the wipers for the driver. The
lever.
feature is especially useful for road splash or overspray
NOTE: The mist feature does not activate the washer
from the windshield washers of the vehicle ahead. Rotate
pump; therefore, no washer fluid will be sprayed on the
the end of the multifunction lever to one of four settings
windshield. The wash function must be used in order to
to activate this feature.
spray the windshield with washer fluid.
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The sensitivity of the system can be adjusted with the
multifunction lever. Wiper delay position 1 is the least
sensitive, and wiper delay position 4 is the most sensitive. Setting 3 should be used for normal rain conditions.
Settings 1 and 2 can be used if the driver desires less
wiper sensitivity. Setting 4 can be used if the driver
desires more sensitivity. Place the wiper switch in the
OFF position when not using the system.
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The Rain Sensing system has protection features for the
wiper blades and arms, and will not operate under the
following conditions:
• Low Ambient Temperature — When the ignition is
first turned ON, the Rain Sensing system will not
operate until the wiper switch is moved, vehicle speed
is greater than 0 mph (0 km/h), or the outside temperature is greater than 32°F (0°C).
NOTE:
• Transmission in NEUTRAL Position — When the
• The Rain Sensing feature will not operate when the
ignition is ON, and the transmission is in the NEUwiper switch is in the low or high-speed position.
TRAL position, the Rain Sensing system will not
• The Rain Sensing feature may not function properly
operate until the wiper switch is moved, vehicle speed
when ice, or dried salt water is present on the windis greater than 5 mph (8 km/h), or the shift lever is
shield.
moved out of the NEUTRAL position.
• Use of Rain-X威 or products containing wax or silicone NOTE: Rain Sensing can be turned on and off using the
may reduce Rain Sensing performance.
Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to “Uconnect Touch™
Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for
further information.
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TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
This feature allows you to tilt the steering column
upward or downward. It also allows you to lengthen or
shorten the steering column. The tilt/telescoping lever is
located below the steering wheel at the end of the
steering column.
To unlock the steering column, pull the lever downward.
To tilt the steering column, move the steering wheel
upward or downward as desired. To lengthen or shorten
the steering column, pull the steering wheel outward or
push it inward as desired. To lock the steering column in
position, push the lever upward until fully engaged.
WARNING!
Do not adjust the steering column while driving.
Adjusting the steering column while driving or driving with the steering column unlocked, could cause
the driver to lose control of the vehicle. Be sure the
steering column is locked before driving your vehicle. Failure to follow this warning may result in
serious injury or death.
Tilt Steering Lever
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COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
This feature allows you to tilt the steering column
upward or downward. It also allows you to lengthen or
shorten the steering column. The power tilt/telescoping
steering column lever is located below the multifunction
lever on the steering column.
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To tilt the steering column, move the lever up or down as
desired. To lengthen or shorten the steering column, pull
the lever toward you or push the lever away from you as
desired.
NOTE: For vehicles equipped with Driver Memory
Seat, you can use your Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
transmitter or the memory switch on the driver’s door
trim panel to return the tilt/telescopic steering column to
pre-programmed positions. Refer to “Driver Memory
Seat” in this section.
Power Tilt/Telescoping Switch
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The heated steering wheel can be turned on and off using
the Uconnect Touch™ System.
WARNING!
Do not adjust the steering column while driving.
Adjusting the steering column while driving or driving with the steering column unlocked, could cause
the driver to lose control of the vehicle. Be sure the
steering column is locked before driving your vehicle. Failure to follow this warning may result in
serious injury or death.
Touch the “Controls” soft-key then touch the “Heated
Steering Wheel” soft-key to turn on the heated steering
wheel. Press the “Heated Steering Wheel” soft-key a
second time to turn the heated steering wheel off.
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
The steering wheel contains a heating element that helps
warm your hands in cold weather. The heated steering
wheel has only one temperature setting. Once the heated
steering wheel has been turned on it will operate for
approximately 58 to 70 minutes before automatically
shutting off. The heated steering wheel can shut off early
or may not turn on when the steering wheel is already
warm.
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during a remote start. Refer to “Remote Starting System
— If Equipped” in “Things To Know Before Starting Your
Vehicle” for further information.
WARNING!
Heated Steering Wheel Soft-Key
NOTE: The engine must be running for the heated
steering wheel to operate.
Vehicles Equipped With Remote Start
On models that are equipped with remote start, the
heated steering wheel can be programmed to come on
• Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin
because of advanced age, chronic illness, diabetes,
spinal cord injury, medication, alcohol use, exhaustion, or other physical conditions must exercise care when using the steering wheel heater. It
may cause burns even at low temperatures, especially if used for long periods.
• Do not place anything on the steering wheel that
insulates against heat, such as a blanket or cushion. This may cause the steering wheel heater to
overheat.
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ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
The adjustable pedals system is designed to allow a
greater range of driver comfort for steering wheel tilt and
seat position. This feature allows the brake, accelerator,
and clutch pedals (if equipped) to move toward or away
from the driver to provide improved position with the
steering wheel.
The switch is located on the front side of the driver’s seat
cushion side shield.
Adjustable Pedal Switch
Press the switch forward to move the pedals forward
(toward the front of the vehicle).
Press the switch rearward to move the pedals rearward
(toward the driver).
• The pedals can be adjusted with the ignition OFF.
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• The pedals cannot be adjusted when the vehicle is in
WARNING!
REVERSE or when the Electronic Speed Control system is on. The following messages will be displayed Do not adjust the pedals while the vehicle is moving.
on vehicles equipped with the Electronic Vehicle In- You could lose control and have an accident. Always
formation System (EVIC) if the pedals are attempted to adjust the pedals while the vehicle is parked.
be adjusted when the system is locked out (“Adjustable Pedal Disabled — Cruise Control Engaged” or ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
“Adjustable Pedal Disabled — Vehicle In Reverse”).
When engaged, the Electronic Speed Control takes over
accelerator operations at speeds greater than 25 mph
CAUTION!
(40 km/h).
Do not place any article under the adjustable pedals
or impede its ability to move as it may cause damage
to the pedal controls. Pedal travel may become limited if movement is stopped by an obstruction in the
adjustable pedal’s path.
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The Electronic Speed Control buttons are located on the the same time. If this occurs, the Electronic Speed Control
right side of the steering wheel.
system can be reactivated by pushing the Electronic
Speed Control ON/OFF button and resetting the desired
vehicle set speed.
To Activate
Push the ON/OFF button. The Cruise Indicator light in
the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) will
illuminate. To turn the system off, push the ON/OFF
button a second time. The Cruise Indicator light will turn
off. The system should be turned off when not in use.
WARNING!
1 — ON/OFF
4 — CANCEL
2 — RES +
3 — SET -
NOTE: In order to ensure proper operation, the Electronic Speed Control system has been designed to shut
down if multiple Speed Control functions are operated at
Leaving the Electronic Speed Control system on
when not in use is dangerous. You could accidentally
set the system or cause it to go faster than you want.
You could lose control and have an accident. Always
leave the system OFF when you are not using it.
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To Set A Desired Speed
Turn the Electronic Speed Control ON. When the vehicle
has reached the desired speed, press the SET (-) button
and release. Release the accelerator and the vehicle will
operate at the selected speed.
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To Resume Speed
To resume a previously set speed, push the RES (+)
button and release. Resume can be used at any speed
above 20 mph (32 km/h).
To Vary The Speed Setting
When the Electronic Speed Control is set, you can increase speed by pushing the RES (+) button. If the button
is continually pressed, the set speed will continue to
increase until the button is released, then the new set
• The Electronic Speed Control may not engage if a
speed will be established.
different size tire is installed on one wheel, such as the
compact spare tire (if equipped).
Pressing the RES (+) button once will result in a 1 mph
(1.6 km/h) increase in set speed. Each subsequent tap of
To Deactivate
the button results in an increase of 1 mph (1.6 km/h).
A soft tap on the brake pedal, pushing the CANCEL
button, or normal brake pressure while slowing the To decrease speed while the Electronic Speed Control is
vehicle will deactivate Electronic Speed Control without set, push the SET (-) button. If the button is continually
erasing the set speed memory. Pressing the ON/OFF held in the SET (-) position, the set speed will continue to
button or turning the ignition switch OFF erases the set
speed memory.
NOTE:
• The vehicle should be traveling at a steady speed and
on level ground before pressing the SET button.
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decrease until the button is released. Release the button On steep hills, a greater speed loss or gain may occur so
when the desired speed is reached, and the new set speed it may be preferable to drive without Electronic Speed
Control.
will be established.
Pressing the SET (-) button once will result in a 1 mph
(1.6 km/h) decrease in set speed. Each subsequent tap of
the button results in a decrease of 1 mph (1.6 km/h).
To Accelerate For Passing
Press the accelerator as you would normally. When the
pedal is released, the vehicle will return to the set speed.
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
The transmission may downshift on hills to maintain the
vehicle set speed.
WARNING!
Electronic Speed Control can be dangerous where the
system cannot maintain a constant speed. Your vehicle could go too fast for the conditions, and you
could lose control and have an accident. Do not use
Electronic Speed Control in heavy traffic or on roads
that are winding, icy, snow-covered or slippery.
NOTE: The Electronic Speed Control system maintains
speed up and down hills. A slight speed change on
moderate hills is normal.
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ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) —
IF EQUIPPED
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) increases the driving
convenience provided by cruise control while traveling
on highways and major roadways. However, it is not a
safety system and not designed to prevent collisions.
ACC will allow you to keep cruise control engaged in
light to moderate traffic conditions without the constant
need to reset your cruise control. ACC utilizes a radar
sensor designed to detect a vehicle directly ahead of you.
NOTE:
• If the sensor does not detect a vehicle ahead of you,
ACC will maintain a fixed set speed.
• If the ACC sensor detects a vehicle ahead, ACC will
apply limited braking or acceleration (not to exceed
the original set speed) automatically to maintain a
preset following distance, while matching the speed of
the vehicle ahead.
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WARNING!
• Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) is a convenience
system. It is not a substitute for active driving
involvement. It is always the driver’s responsibility to be attentive of road, traffic, and weather
conditions, vehicle speed, distance to the vehicle
ahead; and, most importantly, brake operation to
ensure safe operation of the vehicle under all road
conditions. Your complete attention is always required while driving to maintain safe control of
your vehicle. Failure to follow these warnings can
result in a collision or serious personal injury.
• The ACC system:
− Does not react to pedestrians, oncoming vehicles, and stationary objects (e.g., a stopped vehicle in a traffic jam or a disabled vehicle).
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WARNING!
− Cannot take street, traffic, and weather conditions
into account, and may be limited upon adverse sight
distance conditions.
− Does not predict the lane curvature or the movement of preceding vehicles and will not compensate
for such changes.
− Does not always fully recognize complex driving
conditions, which can result in wrong or missing
distance warnings.
− Can only apply a maximum of 25% of the vehicle’s
braking capability, and will not bring the vehicle to a
complete stop.
You should switch off the ACC system:
• When driving in fog, heavy rain, heavy snow,
sleet, heavy traffic, and complex driving situations
(e.g., in highway construction zones).
• When entering a turn lane or highway off ramp;
when driving on roads that are winding, icy,
snow-covered, slippery, or have steep uphill or
downhill slopes.
• When towing a trailer up or down steep slopes.
• When circumstances do not allow safe driving at a
constant speed.
Failure to follow these warnings can result in a
collision or serious personal injury.
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The Cruise Control system has two control modes:
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
The speed control buttons (located on the right side of the
• Adaptive Cruise Control mode for maintaining an
steering wheel) operates the ACC system.
appropriate distance between vehicles.
• Normal (fixed speed) cruise control mode is for cruising at a constant preset speed. For additional information, refer to “Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control
Mode” in this section.
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NOTE: The system will not react to preceding vehicles.
Always be aware of the mode selected.
You can change the mode by using the Cruise Control
buttons. The two control modes function differently.
Always confirm which mode is selected.
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NOTE: Any chassis/suspension modifications to the NOTE: You cannot enable ACC under the following
vehicle will effect the performance of the Adaptive Cruise conditions:
Control.
• When you apply the brakes.
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
• When the parking brake is set.
You can only activate ACC if the vehicle speed is above
20 mph (32 km/h).
• When the automatic transmission is in PARK, REVERSE or NEUTRAL.
When the system is turned on and in the READY state,
the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) dis- • When pushing the RES + button without a previously
set speed in memory.
plays “Adaptive Cruise Ready.”
When the system is OFF, the EVIC displays “Adaptive
Cruise Control Off.”
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To turn the system OFF, push and release the ON/OFF
To Activate
Push and release the ON/OFF button. The ACC menu in button again. At this time, the system will turn off and
the EVIC displays “Adaptive Cruise Ready.”
the EVIC will display “Adaptive Cruise Control Off.”
WARNING!
Leaving the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) system
on when not in use is dangerous. You could accidentally set the system or cause it to go faster than you
want. You could lose control and have a collision.
Always leave the system off when you are not using
it.
Adaptive Cruise Control Ready
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Remove your foot from the accelerator pedal. If you do
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
When the vehicle reaches the speed desired, push the not, the vehicle may continue to accelerate beyond the set
SET - button and release. The EVIC will display the set speed. If this occurs:
speed.
• The message “DRIVER OVERRIDE” will display in
the EVIC.
• The system will not be controlling the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead. The vehicle
speed will only be determined by the position of the
accelerator pedal.
ACC Set
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To Cancel
The system will disable ACC without erasing the
memory if:
• You softly tap the brake pedal.
• You depress the brake pedal.
• You press the CANCEL switch.
• An Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) event occurs.
• If the transmission is shifted into NEUTRAL.
Driver Override
• The Electronic Stability Control/Traction Control System (ESC/TCS) activates.
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NOTE: If ACC is resumed or set with the ESC/TCS off, • You turn OFF the ignition.
ESC will automatically be re-engaged.
To Resume Speed
Press the RES + button and release. Then remove your
foot from the accelerator pedal. The EVIC will display the
last set speed.
NOTE: You can resume ACC from a minimum of
20 mph (32 km/h).
WARNING!
Adaptive Cruise Control Cancelled
To Turn Off
The system will turn off and erase the set speed in
memory if:
The Resume function should only be used if traffic
and road conditions permit. Resuming a set speed
that is too high or too low for prevailing traffic and
road conditions could cause the vehicle to accelerate
or decelerate too sharply for safe operation. This
could cause a collision and/or serious injury.
• You push and release the ON/OFF button.
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To Vary The Speed Setting
While ACC is set, you can increase the set speed by
pressing and holding the RES + button. If the button is
continually pressed, the set speed will continue to increase in 5 mph (8 km/h) increments until the button is
released. The increase in set speed is reflected in the EVIC
display.
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Pressing the SET - button once will result in a 1 mph
(1.6 km/h) decrease in set speed. Each subsequent tap of
the button results in a decrease of 1 mph (1.6 km/h).
NOTE:
• When you use the SET - button to decelerate, if the
engine’s braking power does not slow the vehicle
sufficiently to reach the set speed, the brake system
will automatically slow the vehicle.
Pressing the RES + button once will result in a 1 mph
(1.6 km/h) increase in set speed. Each subsequent tap of
• The ACC system can only apply a maximum of 25% of
the button results in an increase of 1 mph (1.6 km/h).
the vehicle’s braking capability and will not bring the
vehicle to a complete stop.
While ACC is set, the set speed can be decreased by
pressing and holding the SET - button. If the button is
• The ACC system maintains set speed when driving up
continually pressed, the set speed will continue to dehill and down hill. However, a slight speed change on
crease in 5 mph (8 km/h) increments until the button is
moderate hills is normal. In addition, downshifting
released. The decrease in set speed is reflected in the
may occur while climbing uphill or descending downEVIC display.
hill. This is normal operation and necessary to maintain set speed.
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Setting The Following Distance In ACC
The specified following distance for ACC can be set by
varying the distance setting between 3 (long), 2 (medium), and 1 (short). Using this distance setting and the
vehicle speed, ACC calculates and sets the distance to the
vehicle ahead. This distance setting displays in the EVIC.
To change the distance setting, press the Distance button
and release. Each time the button is pressed, the distance
setting adjusts between long, medium, and short.
If there is no vehicle ahead, the vehicle will maintain the
set speed. If a slower moving vehicle is detected in the
same lane, the EVIC displays the “Sensed Vehicle Indicator” icon, and the system adjusts vehicle speed automatically to maintain the distance setting, regardless of
the set speed.
The vehicle will then maintain the set distance until:
• The vehicle ahead accelerates to a speed above the set
speed.
• The vehicle ahead moves out of your lane or view of
the sensor.
Distance Set
• The vehicle ahead slows to a speed below 15 mph
(24 km/h) and the system automatically disengages
itself.
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• The distance setting is changed.
• The system disengages. (Refer to the information on
ACC Activation).
The maximum braking applied by ACC is limited; however, the driver can always apply the brakes manually, if
necessary.
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NOTE: The brake lights will illuminate whenever the
ACC system applies the brakes.
A Proximity Warning will alert the driver if ACC predicts
that its maximum braking level is not sufficient to
maintain the set distance. If this occurs, a visual alert
“BRAKE” will flash in the EVIC and a chime will sound
while ACC continues to apply its maximum braking
capacity. When this occurs, you should immediately
apply the brakes as needed to maintain a safe distance
from the vehicle ahead.
Brake Alert
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
The EVIC displays the current ACC system settings. The
EVIC is located in the upper part of the instrument
cluster between the speedometer and the tachometer. The
information it displays depends on ACC system status.
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Press and release the UP or DOWN button until “ACC” ACC SET
or “Cruise” is highlighted in the EVIC. Status of the ACC
− When ACC is set, the set speed will display.
or Cruise is also displayed in the menu line.
The set speed will continue to display in place of the
Press and release the SELECT (right arrow) button to
odometer reading when changing the EVIC display
display the following information:
while ACC is set.
Adaptive Cruise Control Off
− When ACC is deactivated, the display will read
“Adaptive Cruise Control Off.”
Adaptive Cruise Control Ready
− When ACC is activated but the vehicle speed setting
has not been selected, the display will read “Adaptive
Cruise Control Ready.”
Example Only
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The ACC screen will display once again if any ACC Display Warnings And Maintenance
activity occurs, which may include any of the following:
“Clean Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
• Set Speed Change
The ACC “Clean Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle”
warning will display when conditions temporarily limit
• Distance Setting Change
system performance. This most often occurs at times of
• System Cancel
poor visibility, such as in snow or heavy rain. The ACC
system may also become temporarily blinded due to
• Driver Override
obstructions, such as mud, dirt or ice. In these cases, the
• System Off
EVIC will display “Clean Radar Sensor In Front Of
Vehicle” and the system will deactivate.
• ACC Proximity Warning
• ACC Unavailable Warning
The EVIC will return to the last display selected
after five seconds of no ACC display activity.
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The “Clean Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” message
can sometimes be displayed while driving in highly
reflective areas (i.e. tunnels with reflective tiles, or ice and
snow). The ACC system will recover after the vehicle has
left these areas. Under rare conditions, when the radar is
not tracking any vehicles or objects in its path this
warning may temporarily occur.
NOTE: If the ACC “Clean Radar Sensor In Front Of
Vehicle” warning is active Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise
Control is still available. For additional information refer
to “Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode” in this
section.
If weather conditions are not a factor, the driver should
examine the sensor. It may require cleaning or removal of
an obstruction. The sensor is located in the center of the
vehicle behind the lower grille.
To keep the ACC System operating properly, it is important to note the following maintenance items:
• Always keep the sensor clean. Carefully wipe the
sensor lens with a soft cloth. Be cautious not to
damage the sensor lens.
Clean Radar Sensor Warning
• Do not remove any screws from the sensor. Doing so
could cause an ACC system malfunction or failure and
require a sensor realignment.
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• If the sensor is damaged due to a collision, see your ACC Unavailable Warning
If the system turns off, and the EVIC displays “ACC/
authorized dealer for service.
FCW Unavailable, Vehicle System Error”, there may be a
• Do not attach or install any accessories near the sensor,
temporary malfunction that limits ACC functionality.
including transparent material or aftermarket grilles.
Although the vehicle is still drivable under normal
Doing so could cause an ACC system failure or
conditions, ACC will be temporarily unavailable. If this
malfunction.
occurs, try activating ACC again later, following a key
When the condition that deactivated the system is no cycle. If the problem persists, see your authorized dealer.
longer present, the system will return to the “Adaptive
Cruise Control Off” state and will resume function by
simply reactivating it.
NOTE: Installing a vehicle front-end protector or an
aftermarket grille or modifying the grille is not recommended. Doing so may block the sensor and inhibit ACC
operation.
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Service ACC Warning
If the system turns off, and the EVIC displays “ACC/
FCW Unavailable Service Radar Sensor”, it indicates
there is an internal system fault. Although the vehicle is
still drivable under normal conditions, have the system
checked by an authorized dealer.
Precautions While Driving With ACC
In certain driving situations, ACC may have detection
issues. In these cases, ACC may brake late or unexpectedly. The driver needs to stay alert and may need to
intervene.
Adding A Trailer Hitch
The weight of a trailer/hitch may affect the performance
of ACC. If there is a noticeable change in performance
following the installation of a trailer/hitch, or if the ACC
performance does not return to normal after removing
the trailer/hitch see your authorized dealer.
Offset Driving
ACC may not detect a vehicle in the same lane that is
offset from your direct line of travel. There will not be
sufficient distance to the vehicle ahead. The offset vehicle
may move in and out of the line of travel, which can
cause your vehicle to brake or accelerate unexpectedly.
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Turns And Bends
In turns or bends, ACC may detect a vehicle ahead too
late or too early. This may cause your vehicle to brake late
or unexpectedly. Give extra attention in curves and be
ready to apply the brakes if necessary. Be sure to select an
appropriate speed while driving in curves.
ACC may occasionally provide braking and/or a driver
alert that you consider unnecessary. This may be the
system’s response to signs, guardrails, and other stationary objects in a curve. This may also occur at the base of
steep hills. This is normal operation and your vehicle
does not require service.
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Using ACC On Hills
When driving on hills, ACC may not detect a vehicle in
your lane. Depending on the speed, vehicle load, traffic
conditions, and the steepness of the hills, ACC performance may be limited.
Lane Changing
ACC will not detect a vehicle until it is completely in the
lane in which you are traveling. In the illustration shown,
ACC has not yet detected the vehicle changing lanes and
it may not detect the vehicle until it’s too late for the ACC
system to take action. ACC will not detect a vehicle until
it is completely in the lane. There will not be sufficient
distance to the lane-changing vehicle. Always be attentive and ready to apply the brakes if necessary.
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Narrow Vehicles
Some narrow vehicles traveling near the outer edges of
the lane or edging into the lane are not detected until they
have moved fully into the lane. There will not be sufficient distance to the vehicle ahead.
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Stationary Objects And Vehicles
General Information
ACC does not react to stationary objects and stationary
FCC Requirements For Vehicular Radar Systems
vehicles. For example, ACC will not react in situations
Classification Specifications:
where the vehicle you are following exits your lane and
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the vehicle ahead is stopped in your lane. Always be
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attentive and ready to apply the brakes if necessary.
Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode
In addition to Adaptive Cruise Control mode, a normal
(fixed speed) Cruise Control mode is available for cruising at fixed speeds. The normal Cruise Control mode is
designed to maintain a set cruising speed without requiring the driver to operate the accelerator. Cruise Control
can only be operated if the vehicle speed is above 20 mph
(32 km/h).
To change modes, press the MODE button when the
system is in either the OFF, READY, or SET position.
“Cruise Ready” will be displayed if the system was in
ACC READY or ACC SET position. “Cruise Off” will be
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displayed if the system was in the ACC OFF position. To NOTE: You must observe the display when setting or
switch back to Adaptive Cruise Control mode, press the changing speed, not the speedometer.
MODE button a second time.
To Vary The Speed Setting
There are two ways to change the set speed:
WARNING!
In the normal Cruise Control mode, the system will
not react to vehicles ahead. In addition, the proximity
warning does not activate and no alarm will sound
even if you are too close to the vehicle ahead since
neither the presence of the vehicle ahead nor the
vehicle-to vehicle distance is detected. Be sure to
maintain a safe distance between your vehicle and
the vehicle ahead. Always be aware which mode is
selected.
• Use the accelerator pedal to adjust the vehicle to the
desired speed and press the SET - button.
• Tap the RES + or SET - button to increase or decrease
the set speed in 1 mph (1.6 km/h) increments respectively. Hold the RES + or SET - button for 5 mph
(8 km/h) increments.
To Cancel
The system will disable normal Cruise Control without
erasing the memory if:
• You softly tap or depress the brake pedal.
To Set A Desired Speed
When the vehicle reaches the speed desired, press the
• You press the CANCEL button.
SET - button and release. The EVIC will display the set
speed.
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• The Electronic Stability Control/Traction Control Sys- Forward Collision Warning — If Equipped
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) warns the driver of a
tem (ESC/TCS) activates.
potential collision with the vehicle in front of you and
To Resume
prompts the driver to take action in order to avoid the
Press the RES + button and then remove your foot from
collision.
the accelerator pedal. The EVIC will display the last set
speed.
FCW monitors the information from the forward looking
sensor as well as the Electronic Brake Controller (EBC),
To Turn Off
wheel speed sensors, i.e., to calculate a probable rear-end
The system will turn off and erase the set speed in
collision. When the system determines that a rear-end
memory if:
collision is probable a warning message (both audible
• You push and release the ON/OFF button.
and visual) will be displayed on the EVIC. When the
system determines a collision with the vehicle in front of
• You turn off the ignition.
you is no longer probable, the warning message will be
• You switch off ESC.
deactivated.
If the Cruise Control system is turned off and reactivated,
the system will return to the last driver setting (ACC or
Normal Cruise Control).
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WARNING!
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) is not intended to
avoid a collision on its own. The driver has the
responsibility to avoid a collision by controlling the
vehicle via braking and steering. Failure to follow
this warning could lead to serious injury or death.
Changing FCW Status
The FCW feature can be set to far, set to near or turned off
using the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to “Uconnect
Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument
FCW Message
Panel” for further information. The FCW Status Off, Near
NOTE: The minimum speed for FCW activation is or Far will be displayed in the Uconnect Touch™ display.
10 mph (16 km/h).
The default status of FCW is the “Far” setting, this allows
the system to warn you of a possible collision with the
vehicle in front of you when you are farther away. This
gives you the most reaction time.
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Changing the FCW status to the “Near” setting, allows • FCW will not react to irrelevant objects such as overthe system to warn you of a possible collision with the
head objects, ground reflections, objects not in the path
vehicle in front of you when you are much closer. This
of the car, stationary objects that are far away, oncomsetting provides less reaction time than the “Far” setting,
ing traffic, or leading vehicles with the same or higher
which allows for a more dynamic driving experience.
rate of speed.
Changing the FCW status to “Off” prevents the system • FCW will be disabled like ACC below with the unavailable screens.
from warning you of a possible collision with the vehicle
in front of you.
FCW Unavailable Warning
If the system turns off, and the EVIC displays “ACC/
NOTE:
• In the “Off” setting FCW OFF will be displayed on the FCW Unavailable, Vehicle System Error”, there may be a
Uconnect Touch™ display.
temporary malfunction that limits FCW functionality.
Although the vehicle is still drivable under normal
• The system will retain the last setting selected by the
conditions, FCW will be temporarily unavailable. If this
driver after ignition shut down.
occurs, try activating FCW again later, following a key
cycle. If the problem persists, see your authorized dealer.
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Service FCW Warning
If the system turns off, and the EVIC displays “ACC/
FCW Unavailable Service Radar Sensor”, it indicates
there is an internal system fault. Although the vehicle is
still drivable under normal conditions, have the system
checked by an authorized dealer.
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PARKSENSE姞 REAR PARK ASSIST —
IF EQUIPPED
The ParkSense威 Rear Park Assist system provides visual
and audible indications of the distance between the rear
fascia and a detected obstacle when backing up, e.g.
during a parking maneuver. Refer to “ParkSense威 System
Usage Precautions” for limitations of this system and
recommendations.
ParkSense威 will retain the last system state (enabled or
disabled) from the last ignition cycle when the ignition is
changed to the ON/RUN position.
ACC/FCW Unavailable Warning
ParkSense威 can be active only when the shift lever is in
REVERSE. If ParkSense威 is enabled at this shift lever
position, the system will remain active until the vehicle
speed is increased to approximately 11 mph (18 km/h) or
above. The system will become active again if the vehicle
speed is decreased to speeds less than approximately
10 mph (16 km/h).
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ParkSense姞 Sensors
The four ParkSense威 sensors, located in the rear fascia/
bumper, monitor the area behind the vehicle that is
within the sensors’ field of view. The sensors can detect
obstacles from approximately 12 in (30 cm) up to 79 in
(200 cm) from the rear fascia/bumper in the horizontal
direction, depending on the location, type and orientation of the obstacle.
Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Settings” in Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
ParkSense姞 Display
When the vehicle is in REVERSE, the warning display
will turn ON indicating the system status.
ParkSense姞 Warning Display
The ParkSense威 Warning screen will only be displayed if
Sound and Display is selected from the Uconnect Touch™
System. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
The ParkSense威 Warning screen is located within the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC). It provides visual
warnings to indicate the distance between the rear fascia/
bumper and the detected obstacle. Refer to “Electronic
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Rear Park Assist OFF
Slow Tone
The system will indicate a detected obstacle by showing
three solid arcs and will produce a one-half second tone.
As the vehicle moves closer to the object, the EVIC
display will show fewer arcs and the sound tone will
change from slow, to fast, to continuous.
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Fast Tone
Continuous Tone
The vehicle is close to the obstacle when the warning
display shows one flashing arc and sounds a continuous
tone. The following chart shows the warning alert operation when the system is detecting an obstacle:
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Rear Distance
(in/cm)
Audible Alert
Chime
Display Message
Greater than
79 in (200 cm)
None
Park Assist On
Arcs
None
WARNING ALERTS
79-39 in
39-25 in
(200-100 cm)
(100-65 cm)
Single 1/2Slow
Second Tone
Warning Object
Warning Object
Detected
Detected
3 Solid
3 Slow
(Continuous)
Flashing
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense姞
ParkSense威 can be enabled and disabled using the
Uconnect Touch™ System. The available choices are: Off,
Sound Only, or Sound and Display. Refer to “Uconnect
Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument
Panel” for further information.
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25-12 in
(65-30 cm)
Fast
Less than
12 in (30 cm)
Continuous
Warning Object
Detected
2 Slow
Flashing
Warning Object
Detected
1 Slow
Flashing
When the ParkSense威 soft-key is pressed to disable the
system, the EVIC will display the “PARK ASSIST OFF”
message for approximately five seconds. Refer to “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
When the shift lever is moved to REVERSE and the
system is disabled, the EVIC will display the “PARK
ASSIST OFF” message for as long as the vehicle is in
REVERSE.
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The ParkSense威 system uses four sensors located in the
rear bumper fascia to scan for obstacles up to 79 in
(200 cm) away from the rear bumper fascia. ParkSense威
provides both visual and audible warnings to indicate
the range of the object.
Service The ParkSense姞 Rear Park Assist System
When the ParkSense威 Rear Park Assist system is malfunctioning, the Electronic Vehicle Information Center
(EVIC) will actuate a single chime, once per ignition
cycle, and it will display the “CLEAN PARK ASSIST
SENSORS” or the “SERVICE PARK ASSIST SYSTEM”
message. Refer to “Electronic Vehicle Information Center
(EVIC)” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for
further information. When the shift lever is moved to
REVERSE and the system has detected a fault condition,
the EVIC will display the “CLEAN PARK ASSIST SENSORS” or the “SERVICE PARK ASSIST SYSTEM” message for as long as the vehicle is in REVERSE. Under this
condition, ParkSense威 will not operate.
If “CLEAN PARK ASSIST SENSORS” appears in the
EVIC and the rear fascia/bumper is clean and clear of
snow, ice, mud, dirt or other obstruction, see your
authorized dealer.
If “SERVICE PARK ASSIST SYSTEM” appears in the
EVIC, see your authorized dealer.
Cleaning The ParkSense姞 System
Clean the ParkSense威 sensors with water, car wash soap
and a soft cloth. Do not use rough or hard cloths. Do not
scratch or poke the sensors. Otherwise, you could damage the sensors.
ParkSense姞 System Usage Precautions
NOTE:
• Ensure that the rear bumper is free of snow, ice, mud,
dirt and debris to keep the ParkSense威 system operating properly.
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• Jackhammers, large trucks, and other vibrations could • Objects such as bicycle carriers, trailer hitches, etc.,
affect the performance of ParkSense威.
must not be placed within 12 in (30 cm) from the rear
fascia/bumper while driving the vehicle. Failure to do
• When you turn ParkSense威 off, the EVIC will display
so can result in the system misinterpreting a close
“PARK ASSIST OFF.” Furthermore, once you turn
object as a sensor problem, causing the “SERVICE
ParkSense威 off, it remains off until you turn it on
PARK ASSIST SYSTEM” message to be displayed in
again, even if you cycle the ignition key.
the EVIC.
• When you move the shift lever to the REVERSE
CAUTION!
position and ParkSense威 is turned off, the EVIC will
display “PARK ASSIST OFF” message for as long as
• ParkSense威 is only a parking aid and it is unable
the vehicle is in REVERSE.
to recognize every obstacle, including small ob• Clean the ParkSense威 sensors regularly, taking care
stacles. Parking curbs might be temporarily denot to scratch or damage them. The sensors must not
tected or not detected at all. Obstacles located
be covered with ice, snow, slush, mud, dirt or debris.
above or below the sensors will not be detected
Failure to do so can result in the system not working
when they are in close proximity.
properly. The ParkSense威 system might not detect an
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obstacle behind the fascia/bumper, or it could provide
a false indication that an obstacle is behind the fascia/
bumper.
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CAUTION! (Continued)
WARNING! (Continued)
• The vehicle must be driven slowly when using
ParkSense威 in order to be able to stop in time
when an obstacle is detected. It is recommended
that the driver looks over his/her shoulder when
using ParkSense威.
• Before using the ParkSense威 Rear Park Assist
system, it is strongly recommended that the ball
mount and hitch ball assembly is disconnected
from the vehicle when the vehicle is not used for
towing. Failure to do so can result in injury or
damage to vehicles or obstacles because the hitch
ball will be much closer to the obstacle than the
rear fascia when the warning display turns on the
single flashing arc and sounds the continuous
tone. Also, the sensors could detect the ball mount
and hitch ball assembly, depending on its size and
shape, giving a false indication that an obstacle is
behind the vehicle.
WARNING!
• Drivers must be careful when backing up even
when using the ParkSense威 Rear Park Assist system. Always check carefully behind your vehicle,
look behind you, and be sure to check for pedestrians, animals, other vehicles, obstructions, and
blind spots before backing up. You are responsible
for safety and must continue to pay attention to
your surroundings. Failure to do so can result in
serious injury or death.
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PARKVIEW姞 REAR BACK UP CAMERA —
IF EQUIPPED
Your vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView威 Rear
Back Up Camera that allows you to see an on-screen
image of the rear surroundings of your vehicle whenever
the shift lever is put into REVERSE. The image will be
displayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a
caution note to “check entire surroundings” across the
top of the screen. After five seconds this note will
disappear. The ParkView威 camera is located on the rear
of the vehicle above the rear License plate.
Zone
Red
Yellow
Green
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When the vehicle is shifted out of REVERSE, the rear
camera mode is exited and the navigation or audio screen
appears again.
When displayed, static grid lines will illustrate the width
of the vehicle while a dashed center-line will indicate the
center of the vehicle to assist with parking or aligning to
a hitch/receiver. The static grid lines will show separate
zones that will help indicate the distance to the rear of the
vehicle. The following table shows the approximate
distances for each zone:
Distance to the rear of the vehicle
0 - 1 ft (0 - 30 cm)
1 ft - 3 ft (30 cm - 1 m)
3 ft or greater (1 m or greater)
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WARNING!
CAUTION!
Drivers must be careful when backing up even when
using the ParkView威 Rear Back Up Camera. Always
check carefully behind your vehicle, and be sure to
check for pedestrians, animals, other vehicles, obstructions, or blind spots before backing up. You are
responsible for the safety of your surroundings and
must continue to pay attention while backing up.
Failure to do so can result in serious injury or death.
• To avoid vehicle damage, ParkView威 should only
be used as a parking aid. The ParkView威 camera is
unable to view every obstacle or object in your
drive path.
• To avoid vehicle damage, the vehicle must be
driven slowly when using ParkView威 to be able to
stop in time when an obstacle is seen. It is recommended that the driver look frequently over his/
her shoulder when using ParkView威.
NOTE: If snow, ice, mud, or any foreign substance
builds up on the camera lens, clean the lens, rinse with
water, and dry with a soft cloth. Do not cover the lens.
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With Touch Screen Radio
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OVERHEAD CONSOLE
The overhead console contains courtesy/reading lights
and storage for sunglasses. Universal Garage Door
Opener (HomeLink威), power liftgate and power sunroof
switches may also be included, if equipped.
1. Turn the Radio on.
2. Press the “More” soft-key.
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3. Press the “Settings” soft-key.
4. Press the “Safety & Driving Assistance” soft-key.
5. Press the check box soft key next to “Parkview威
Backup Camera” to enable/disable.
Overhead Console
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Front Map/Reading Lights
Lights are mounted in the overhead console. Each light
can be turned on by pressing the switch on either side of
the console. These buttons are backlit for night time
visibility.
To turn the lights off, press the switch a second time. The
lights also turn on when a door is opened. The lights will
also turn on when the UNLOCK button on the RKE is
pressed.
Sunglass Bin Door
At the front of the console a compartment is provided for
the storage of a pair of sunglasses. The storage compartment access is a “push/push” design. Push the chrome
pad on the door to open. Push the chrome pad on the
door to close.
Front Map/Reading Lights
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The HomeLink威 buttons are located in the overhead
console designating the different HomeLink威 channels.
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Sunglass Bin Door
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
HomeLink威 replaces up to three remote controls (handHomeLink威 Buttons
held transmitters) that operate devices such as garage NOTE: HomeLink威 is disabled when the Vehicle Secudoor openers, motorized gates, lighting or home security rity Alarm is active.
systems. The HomeLink威 unit operates off your vehicle’s
battery.
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Programming HomeLink姞
WARNING!
• Your motorized door or gate will open and close
while you are training the Universal Transceiver.
Do not train the transceiver if people, pets, or
other objects are in the path of the door or gate.
• Do not run your vehicle in the garage while
training the transceiver. Exhaust gas from your
vehicle contains Carbon Monoxide (CO) which is
odorless and colorless. Carbon Monoxide is poisonous when inhaled and cause you and others to
be severely injured or killed.
Before You Begin
If you have not trained any of the HomeLink威 buttons,
erase all channels before you begin training.
To do this, press and hold the two outside buttons for up
to 20 seconds. The EVIC will display “CLEARING
CHANNELS.” Release the buttons when the EVIC message states “CHANNELS CLEARED.”
It is recommended that a new battery be placed in the
handheld transmitter of the device that is being copied to
HomeLink威 for more efficient training and accurate
NOTE: Only use this transceiver with a garage door transmission of the radio-frequency signal.
opener that has a “stop and reverse” feature as required Your vehicle should be parked outside of the garage
by federal safety standards. This includes most garage while training.
door opener models manufactured after 1982. Do not use
a garage door opener without these safety features. Call 1. Place the ignition in the RUN position.
toll-free 1–800–355–3515 or, on the Internet at
www.HomeLink.com for safety information or assistance.
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2. Place the handheld transmitter 1 to 3 in (3 to 8 cm) NOTE: Some gate operators and garage door openers
from the HomeLink威 buttons while keeping the EVIC may require you to replace Step 3 with procedures noted
display in view.
in the “Gate Operator/Canadian Programming” section.
For optimal training, point the battery end of the hand- 4. Press and hold the just-trained HomeLink威 button. If
held transmitter away from the HomeLink威.
the channel has been trained, the EVIC display will now
state “CHANNEL # TRANSMIT.”
3. Simultaneously, press and hold both the chosen
HomeLink威 button and the handheld transmitter button If the EVIC display still states “CHANNEL # TRAINuntil the EVIC display changes from “CHANNEL # ING” repeat Step 3.
TRAINING” to “CHANNEL # TRAINED.”
NOTE: After training a HomeLink威 channel, if the
Then release both the HomeLink威 and handheld trans- garage door does not operate with HomeLink威 and the
mitter buttons.
garage door opener was manufactured after 1995, the
garage door opener may have rolling code. If so, proceed
If the EVIC display states “DID NOT TRAIN” repeat
to Step 5.
Step 3. If the signal is too weak, replace the battery in the
handheld transmitter.
5. Programming A Rolling Code System
At the garage door opener motor (in the garage), locate
It may take up to 30 seconds or longer in rare cases. The
the “Learn” or “Training” button.
garage door may open and close while you train.
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This can usually be found where the hanging antenna 6. Firmly press and release the LEARN or TRAINING
wire is attached to the garage door opener motor (it is button. The name and color of the button may vary by
NOT the button normally used to open and close the manufacturer.
door).
NOTE: You have 30 seconds in which to initiate the next
step after the LEARN button has been pressed.
7. Return to the vehicle and press the programmed
HomeLink威 button twice (holding the button for two
seconds each time). If the device is plugged in and
activates, programming is complete.
If the device does not activate, press the button a third
time (for two seconds) to complete the training.
If you have any problems, or require assistance, please
call toll-free 1–800–355–3515 or, on the Internet at
www.HomeLink.com for information or assistance.
1 — Garage Door Opener
2 — Training Button
To program the remaining two HomeLink威 buttons,
repeat each step for each remaining button. DO NOT
erase the channels.
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Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
Canadian radio-frequency laws require transmitter signals to “time-out” (or quit) after several seconds of
transmission – which may not be long enough for
HomeLink威 to pick up the signal during programming.
Similar to this Canadian law, some U.S. gate operators are
designed to “time-out” in the same manner.
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successfully accepted the frequency signal. The EVIC
display will change from “CHANNEL # TRAINING” to
“CHANNEL # TRAINED.”
If you unplugged the device for training, plug it back in
at this time.
Then proceed with Step 4 under “Programming
HomeLink威” earlier in this section.
It may be helpful to unplug the device during the cycling
process to prevent possible overheating of the garage Using HomeLink姞
To operate, press and release the programmed
door or gate motor.
HomeLink威 button. Activation will now occur for the
If you are having difficulties programming a garage door
trained device (i.e., garage door opener, gate operator,
opener or a gate operator, replace “Programming
security system, entry door lock, home/office lighting,
HomeLink” Step 3 with the following:
etc.,). The handheld transmitter of the device may also be
3. Continue to press and hold the HomeLink威 button, used at any time.
while you press and release (“cycle”), your handheld
transmitter every two seconds until HomeLink威 has
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The HomeLink威 Universal Transceiver is disabled when
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink姞 Button
To reprogram a channel that has been previously trained, the Vehicle Security Alarm is active.
follow these steps:
Troubleshooting Tips
If you are having trouble programming HomeLink威, here
1. Place the ignition in the RUN position.
are some of the most common solutions:
2. Press and hold the desired HomeLink威 button for
20 seconds until the EVIC display states “CHANNEL # • Replace the battery in the original transmitter.
TRAINING.” Do not release the button.
• Press the LEARN button on the garage door opener to
complete the training for rolling code.
3. Without releasing the button, proceed with Programming HomeLink威 Step 2 and follow all remaining steps.
• Did you unplug the device for training, and remember
Security
to plug it back in?
It is advised to erase all channels before you sell or turn
If you are having any problems or require assistance,
in your vehicle.
please call toll-free 1–800–355–3515 or, on the Internet at
To do this, press and hold the two outside buttons for www.HomeLink.com for information or assistance.
20 seconds until the EVIC message states “CHANNELS
CLEARED.” Note that all channels will be erased. Individual channels cannot be erased.
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General Information
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
This device complies with FCC rules Part 15 and Industry The power sunroof switch is located between the sun
Canada RSS-210. Operation is subject to the following visors on the overhead console.
two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference.
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2. This device must accept any interference that may be
received including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
NOTE: The transmitter has been tested and it complies
with FCC and IC rules. Changes or modifications not
expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the
device.
The term “IC:” before the certification/registration number only signifies that Industry Canada technical specifications were met.
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WARNING!
• Never leave children in a vehicle with the key in
the ignition switch. Occupants, particularly unattended children, can become entrapped by the
power sunroof while operating the power sunroof
switch. Such entrapment may result in serious
injury or death.
• In a collision, there is a greater risk of being
thrown from a vehicle with an open sunroof. You
could also be seriously injured or killed. Always
fasten your seat belt properly and make sure all
passengers are also properly secured.
• Do not allow small children to operate the sunroof. Never allow your fingers, other body parts, or
any object, to project through the sunroof opening.
Injury may result.
Opening Sunroof — Express
Press the switch rearward and release it within one-half
second and the sunroof will open automatically from any
position. The sunroof will open fully and stop automatically. This is called “Express Open”. During Express
Open operation, any movement of the sunroof switch
will stop the sunroof.
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
To open the sunroof, press and hold the switch rearward
to full open. Any release of the switch will stop the
movement and the sunroof will remain in a partially
opened condition until the switch is pushed and held
rearward again.
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Closing Sunroof — Express
Press the switch forward and release it within one-half
second and the sunroof will close automatically from any
position. The sunroof will close fully and stop automatically. This is called “Express Close”. During Express
Close operation, any movement of the switch will stop
the sunroof.
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sunroof will automatically retract. Remove the obstruction if this occurs. Next, press the switch forward and
release to Express Close.
NOTE: Pinch protection is disabled while the switch is
pressed.
Venting Sunroof — Express
Press and release the Vent button within one half second
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
and the sunroof will open to the vent position. This is
To close the sunroof, press and hold the switch in the
called “Express Vent”, and it will occur regardless of
forward position. Any release of the switch will stop the
sunroof position. During Express Vent operation, any
movement and the sunroof will remain in a partially
movement of the switch will stop the sunroof.
closed condition until the switch is pushed and held
Sunshade Operation
forward again.
The sunshade can be opened manually. However, the
Pinch Protect Feature
sunshade will open automatically as the sunroof opens.
This feature will detect an obstruction in the opening of
the sunroof during Express Close operation. If an ob- NOTE: The sunshade cannot be closed if the sunroof is
struction in the path of the sunroof is detected, the open.
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Wind Buffeting
Wind buffeting can be described as the perception of
pressure on the ears or a helicopter-type sound in the
ears. Your vehicle may exhibit wind buffeting with the
windows down, or the sunroof (if equipped) is in certain
open or partially open positions. This is a normal occurrence and can be minimized. If the buffeting occurs with
the rear windows open, then open the front and rear
windows together to minimize the buffeting. If the
buffeting occurs with the sunroof open, then adjust the
sunroof opening to minimize the buffeting or open any
window.
Ignition Off Operation
For vehicles not equipped with the Electronic Vehicle
Information Center (EVIC), the power sunroof switch
will remain active for 45 seconds after the ignition switch
is turned to the LOCK position. Opening either front
door will cancel this feature.
NOTE:
• For vehicles equipped with the EVIC, the power
sunroof switch will remain active for up to approximately ten minutes after the ignition switch is turned
to the LOCK position. Opening either front door will
cancel this feature.
Sunroof Maintenance
• The Ignition Off time is programmable using the
Use only a non-abrasive cleaner and a soft cloth to clean
Uconnect Touch™ System. Refer to “Uconnect
the glass panel.
Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument
Panel” for further information.
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Sunroof Fully Closed
Press the switch forward and release to ensure that the
sunroof is fully closed.
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
There are three 12 Volt (13 Amps) electrical power outlets
on this vehicle. The power outlets are protected by a fuse.
Insert a cigar lighter or accessory plug into the power
outlets for use to ensure proper operation.
NOTE: To ensure proper operation, a MOPAR威 knob
and element must be used.
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CAUTION!
• Do not exceed the maximum power of 160 Watts
(13 Amps) at 12 Volts. If the 160 Watt (13 Amp)
power rating is exceeded, the fuse protecting the
system will need to be replaced.
• Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs
only. Do not insert any other object in the power
outlets as this will damage the outlet and blow the
fuse. Improper use of the power outlet can cause
damage not covered by your New Vehicle Limited
Warranty.
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The front 12 Volt power outlet has power available only
when the ignition is placed in the ACC or RUN position.
WARNING!
Do not place ashes inside the cubby bin located on
the center console on vehicles not equipped with the
ash receiver tray. A fire leading to bodily injury could
result.
The center console outlet is powered directly from the
battery (power available at all times). Items plugged into
this outlet may discharge the battery and/or prevent the
engine from starting.
Front Power Outlet
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Center Console Power Outlet
Rear Center Console Power Outlet
There is also a 12 volt power outlet located on the back of
the center console for rear passengers. This power outlet
has power available only when the ignition is placed in
the ACC or RUN position.
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WARNING!
To avoid serious injury or death:
• Only devices designed for use in this type of
outlet should be inserted into any 12 Volt outlet.
• Do not touch with wet hands.
• Close the lid when not in use and while driving
the vehicle.
• If this outlet is mishandled, it may cause an
electric shock and failure.
Power Outlet Fuse Locations
1 — #12 Fuse 20 A Yellow Cigar Lighter Instrument Panel &
Power Outlet Console Rear
2 — #38 Fuse 20 A Yellow Power Outlet Inside Arm Rest
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CAUTION!
CAUTION! (Continued)
• Many accessories that can be plugged in draw
power from the vehicle’s battery even when not in
use (i.e., cellular phones, etc.). Eventually, if
plugged in long enough, the vehicle’s battery will
discharge sufficiently to degrade battery life
and/or prevent the engine from starting.
• Accessories that draw higher power (i.e., coolers,
vacuum cleaners, lights, etc.) will degrade the
battery even more quickly. Only use these intermittently and with greater caution.
• After the use of high power draw accessories or
long periods of the vehicle not being started (with
accessories still plugged in), the vehicle must be
driven a sufficient length of time to allow the
alternator to recharge the vehicle’s battery.
• Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs
only. Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory bracket from the plug. Improper use of the
power outlet can cause damage.
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CUPHOLDERS
Front Seat Cupholders
The cupholders are located in the forward edge of the
center console.
Front Cupholders
Retractable Cover
Heated and Cooled Cupholders — If Equipped
Your vehicle may be equipped with heated and cooled
cupholders. The cupholders are designed to help keep
warm beverages warm and cold beverages cool.
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WARNING!
When using the cupholder in the “Heat” position,
avoid contact with the heated portion of the cupholder in order to reduce the possibility of burns.
Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin
because of advanced age, chronic illness, diabetes,
spinal cord injuries, medication, alcohol use, exhaustion or other physical condition must exercise particular care in order to prevent serious burn injury.
Keep the cupholder free of debris or stray objects
when operated in the Heat position.
Heated And Cooled Cupholder Switches
Press the “Cold” symbol once to turn on the cupholder;
press the symbol a second time to turn the cupholder off.
Press the “Hot” symbol once to activate the cupholder;
press the symbol a second time to turn off the cupholder.
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Rear Seat Cupholders
The rear seat cupholders are located in the center armrest
between the rear seats. The cupholders are positioned
forward in the armrest and side-by-side to provide convenient access to beverage cans or bottles while maintaining a resting place for the rear occupant’ s elbows.
Lighted Cupholders — If Equipped
On some vehicles the rear cupholders are equipped with
a light ring that illuminates the cupholders for the rear
passengers. The light ring is controlled by the Dimmer
Control. Refer to “Lights” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for further information.
Rear Seat Cupholders
Light Ring In Rear Cupholder
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STORAGE
Glovebox Storage
The glovebox storage compartment is located on the
passenger side of the instrument panel.
3
Opened Glovebox Storage Compartment
Console Features
There is an open cubby bin located forward of the shift
lever.
Glovebox Storage Compartment
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Two separate storage compartments are also located Inside the center console armrest, there is a removable
underneath the center console armrest.
upper storage tray that can be slid forward/rearward on
rails for access to the lower storage area. This tray has an
integrated coin holder, along with additional area for
small items like an ipod or phone. Below the upper tray,
the lower storage compartment is made for larger items,
like CDs and tissue boxes. In addition, the 12 volt power
outlet, USB and Aux jack are located here.
WARNING!
Center Console
Do not operate this vehicle with a console compartment lid in the open position. Cellular phones, music
players, and other handheld electronic devices
should be stowed while driving. Use of these devices
while driving can cause an accident due to distraction, resulting in death or injury.
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The door panels contain storage areas.
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Cargo Area — Vehicles Equipped with 60/40
Split-Folding Rear Seat
The 60/40 split-folding rear seat provides cargo-carrying
versatility. The seatbacks fold down easily by pulling
nylon tabs between the seatbacks and the bolsters. When
the seats are folded down, they provide a continuous,
nearly-flat extension of the load floor.
When the seatback is folded to the upright position, make
sure it is latched by strongly pulling on the top of the
seatback above the seat strap.
WARNING!
Front Door Trim Storage
• Be certain that the seatback is securely locked into
position. If the seatback is not securely locked into
position, the seat will not provide the proper
stability for child seats and/or passengers. An
improperly latched seat could cause serious injury.
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WARNING! (Continued)
WARNING!
• The cargo area in the rear of the vehicle (with the
rear seatbacks in the locked-up or folded down
position) should not be used as a play area by
children when the vehicle is in motion. They could
be seriously injured in a collision. Children
should be seated and using the proper restraint
system.
• To help protect against personal injury, passengers
should not be seated in the rear cargo area. The
rear cargo space is intended for load carrying
purposes only, not for passengers, who should sit
in seats and use seat belts.
The weight and position of cargo and passengers can
change the vehicle center of gravity and vehicle
handling. To avoid loss of control resulting in personal injury, follow these guidelines for loading your
vehicle:
• Always place cargo evenly on the cargo floor. Put
heavier objects as low and as far forward as
possible.
• Place as much cargo as possible in front of the rear
axle. Too much weight or improperly placed
weight over or behind the rear axle can cause the
rear of the vehicle to sway.
• Do not pile luggage or cargo higher than the top of
the seatback. This could impair visibility or become a dangerous projectile in a sudden stop or
collision.
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CAUTION!
Rear Window Defroster
The rear window defroster button is located on the
climate control. Press this button to turn on the
rear window defroster and the heated outside mirrors (if
equipped). An indicator in the button will illuminate
when the rear window defroster is on. The rear window
defroster automatically turns off after approximately
10 minutes. For an additional five minutes of operation,
press the button a second time.
Failure to follow these cautions can cause damage to
the heating elements:
• Use care when washing the inside of the rear
window. Do not use abrasive window cleaners on
the interior surface of the window. Use a soft cloth
and a mild washing solution, wiping parallel to
the heating elements. Labels can be peeled off
after soaking with warm water.
• Do not use scrapers, sharp instruments, or abrasive window cleaners on the interior surface of the
window.
• Keep all objects a safe distance from the window.
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If the leveled vehicle is not moved for approximately
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
The automatic load leveling system will provide a level- 15 hours, the leveling system will bleed itself down. The
riding vehicle under most passenger and cargo loading vehicle must be driven to reset the system.
conditions.
A hydraulic pump contained within the shock absorbers
raises the rear of the vehicle to the correct height. It takes
approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) of driving for the leveling
to complete depending on road surface conditions.
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䡵 Instrument Panel Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
▫ Oil Change Due . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
䡵 Instrument Cluster
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274
▫ Fuel Economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294
䡵 Instrument Cluster Descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . 275
▫ Vehicle Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295
䡵 Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) . . 285
▫ Trip Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295
▫ Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)
Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287
▫ Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296
▫ EVIC White Telltale Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288
▫ Vehicle Info
(Customer Information Features) . . . . . . . . . 297
▫ EVIC Amber Telltale Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289
▫ Messages # . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297
▫ EVIC Red Telltale Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290
▫ Turn Menu Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
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䡵 Uconnect Touch™ Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
▫ CD Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328
▫ Hard-Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
䡵 CD/DVD Disc Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329
▫ Soft-Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
䡵 Radio Operation And Mobile Phones
▫ Customer Programmable Features —
Uconnect Touch™ 4.3 Settings . . . . . . . . . . . 298
䡵 Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330
▫ Customer Programmable Features —
Uconnect Touch™ System 8.4 Settings . . . . . . 312
䡵 iPod威/USB/MP3 Control — If Equipped . . . . . 327
䡵 Steering Wheel Audio Controls —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327
. . . . . . . 329
▫ General Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330
▫ Climate Control Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336
▫ Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) . . . . . 338
▫ Operating Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339
▫ Radio Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328
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3
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5
6
— Air Outlet
— Instrument Cluster
— Hazard Switch
— Uconnect Touch™ System
— Climate Control Hard Controls
— Glove Compartment
7 — ESC Off Switch
8 — Uconnect Touch™ System Hard Controls
9 — SD Memory Card Slot
10 — Power Outlet
11 — CD/DVD Slot
12 — Storage Compartment
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Engine Start/Stop Button
Trunk Release Button
Dimmer Controls
Hood Release
Headlight Switch
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5. Turn Signal Indicators
The arrow will flash with the exterior turn signal
when the turn signal lever is operated.
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
1. Tachometer
The red segments indicate the maximum permissible
engine revolutions per minute (RPM x 1000) for each gear If the vehicle electronics sense that the vehicle is driven
range. Before reaching the red area, ease up on the more than 1 mile (1.6 km) with either turn signal on, a
continuous chime will sound to alert you to turn the
accelerator.
signals off. If either indicator flashes at a rapid rate, check
2. AWD (All Wheel Drive) Indicator — If Equipped
for a defective outside light bulb.
The AWD indicator will illuminate when All Wheel Drive
(AWD) is activated.
6. High Beam Indicator
This indicator shows that the high beam head3. Park/Headlight ON Indicator — If Equipped
lights are on. Push the multifunction lever forward
This indicator will illuminate when the park
to switch the headlights to high beam, and pull toward
lights or headlights are turned on.
yourself (normal position) to return to low beam.
4. Front Fog Light Indicator — If Equipped
This indicator will illuminate when the front fog
lights are on.
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Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Display
The Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) features a driver-interactive display that is located in the
Odometer Display
instrument cluster. For further information, refer to
The odometer display shows the total distance the ve“Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)”.
hicle has been driven.
8. Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Light
U.S. Federal regulations require that upon transfer of
This light monitors the Anti-Lock Brake System
vehicle ownership, the seller certify to the purchaser the
(ABS). The light will turn on when the ignition
correct mileage that the vehicle has been driven. If your
switch is turned to the ON/RUN position and
odometer needs to be repaired or serviced, the repair
may stay on for as long as four seconds.
technician should leave the odometer reading the same
as it was before the repair or service. If s/he cannot do so, If the ABS light remains on or turns on while driving, it
then the odometer must be set at zero, and a sticker must indicates that the Anti-Lock portion of the brake system
be placed in the door jamb stating what the mileage was is not functioning and that service is required. However,
before the repair or service. It is a good idea for you to the conventional brake system will continue to operate
make a record of the odometer reading before the repair/ normally if the BRAKE warning light is not on.
service, so that you can be sure that it is properly reset, or
that the door jamb sticker is accurate if the odometer
must be reset at zero.
7. Odometer Display / Electronic Vehicle Information
Center (EVIC) Display
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As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been
equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System
(TPMS) that illuminates a low tire pressure telltale when
one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated.
Accordingly, when the low tire pressure telltale illuminates, you should stop and check your tires as soon as
9. Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light —
possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure. Driving
If Equipped
on a significantly under-inflated tire causes the tire to
Each tire, including the spare (if provided),
overheat and can lead to tire failure. Under-inflation also
should be checked monthly when cold and
reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life, and may affect
inflated to the inflation pressure recommended
the vehicle’s handling and stopping ability.
by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle
placard or tire inflation pressure label. (If your vehicle Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for proper
has tires of a different size than the size indicated on the tire maintenance, and it is the driver’s responsibility to
vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label, you should maintain correct tire pressure, even if under-inflation has
determine the proper tire inflation pressure for those not reached the level to trigger illumination of the TPMS
low tire pressure telltale.
tires.)
If the ABS light is on, the brake system should be serviced
as soon as possible to restore the benefits of Anti-Lock
brakes. If the ABS light does not turn on when the
ignition switch is turned to the ON/RUN position, have
the light inspected by an authorized dealer.
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Your vehicle has also been equipped with a TPMS
CAUTION!
malfunction indicator to indicate when the system is not
operating properly. The TPMS malfunction indicator is The TPMS has been optimized for the original
combined with the low tire pressure telltale. When the equipment tires and wheels. TPMS pressures and
system detects a malfunction, the telltale will flash for warning have been established for the tire size
approximately one minute and then remain continuously equipped on your vehicle. Undesirable system operailluminated. This sequence will continue upon subse- tion or sensor damage may result when using requent vehicle start-ups as long as the malfunction exists. placement equipment that is not of the same size,
When the malfunction indicator is illuminated, the sys- type, and/or style. Aftermarket wheels can cause
tem may not be able to detect or signal low tire pressure sensor damage. Do not use tire sealant from a can or
as intended. TPMS malfunctions may occur for a variety balance beads if your vehicle is equipped with a
of reasons, including the installation of replacement or TPMS, as damage to the sensors may result.
alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that prevent the
TPMS from functioning properly. Always check the 10. Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
TPMS malfunction telltale after replacing one or more
The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) is part of
tires or wheels on your vehicle, to ensure that the
an onboard diagnostic system, called OBD, that
replacement or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS
monitors engine and automatic transmission conto continue to function properly.
trol systems. The light will illuminate when the key is in
the ON/RUN position, before engine start. If the bulb
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does not come on when turning the key from OFF to
ON/RUN, have the condition checked promptly.
Certain conditions, such as poor fuel quality, etc., may
illuminate the MIL after engine start. The vehicle should
be serviced if the light stays on through several of your
typical driving cycles. In most situations, the vehicle will
drive normally and will not require towing.
CAUTION!
Prolonged driving with the MIL on could cause
damage to the engine control system. It also could
affect fuel economy and drivability. If the MIL is
flashing, severe catalytic converter damage and
power loss will soon occur. Immediate service is
required.
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WARNING!
A malfunctioning catalytic converter, as referenced
above, can reach higher temperatures than in normal
operating conditions. This can cause a fire if you
drive slowly or park over flammable substances such
as dry plants, wood, cardboard, etc. This could result
in death or serious injury to the driver, occupants or
others.
11. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/
Malfunction Indicator Light — If Equipped
The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator
Light” in the instrument cluster will come on
when the ignition switch is turned to the
ON/RUN position. It should go out with the
engine running. If the “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” comes on continuously with the engine
running, a malfunction has been detected in the ESC
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system. If this light remains on after several ignition 12. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator
cycles, and the vehicle has been driven several miles Light — If Equipped
This light indicates the Electronic Stability Con(kilometers) at speeds greater than 30 mph (48 km/h), see
trol (ESC) is off.
your authorized dealer as soon as possible to have the
problem diagnosed and corrected.
NOTE:
13. Speedometer
• The “ESC Off Indicator Light” and the “ESC
Indicates vehicle speed.
Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” come on momentarily each time the ignition switch is turned to 14. Fuel Door Reminder
ON/RUN.
The arrow in this symbol is a reminder that the
Fuel Filler Door is located on the left side of the
• Each time the ignition is turned to ON/RUN, the ESC
vehicle.
system will be ON, even if it was turned off previously.
• The ESC system will make buzzing or clicking sounds 15. Fuel Gauge
when it is active. This is normal; the sounds will stop The pointer shows the level of fuel in the fuel tank when
when ESC becomes inactive following the maneuver the ignition switch is in the ON/RUN position.
that caused the ESC activation.
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16. Air Bag Warning Light
• The highest available transmission gear is displayed in
This light will turn on for four to eight seconds
the lower right corner of the Electronic Vehicle Informaas a bulb check when the ignition switch is first
tion Center (EVIC) whenever the Electronic Range Select
turned to ON/RUN. If the light is either not on
(ERS) feature is active. Use the +/- selector on the shift
during starting, stays on, or turns on while
lever to activate ERS. Refer to “Automatic Transmission”
driving, have the system inspected at an authorized
in “Starting And Operating” for further information.
dealer as soon as possible. Refer to “Occupant Restraints”
18. Vehicle Security Light — If Equipped
in “Things To Know Before Starting Your Vehicle” for
This light will flash at a fast rate for approxifurther information.
mately 15 seconds, when the vehicle security
alarm is arming, and then will flash slowly
17. Shift Lever Indicator
until the vehicle is disarmed.
The Shift Lever Indicator is self-contained within the
instrument cluster. It displays the gear position of the
19. Brake Warning Light
automatic transmission.
This light monitors various brake functions,
including brake fluid level and parking brake
NOTE:
• You must apply the brakes before shifting from PARK.
application. If the brake light turns on it may
indicate that the parking brake is applied, that
the brake fluid level is low, or that there is a problem with
the anti-lock brake system reservoir.
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If the light remains on when the parking brake has been
disengaged, and the fluid level is at the full mark on the
master cylinder reservoir, it indicates a possible brake
hydraulic system malfunction or that a problem with the
Brake Booster has been detected by the Anti-Lock Brake
System (ABS) / Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system.
In this case, the light will remain on until the condition
has been corrected. If the problem is related to the brake
booster, the ABS pump will run when applying the brake
and a brake pedal pulsation may be felt during each stop.
NOTE: The light may flash momentarily during sharp
cornering maneuvers, which change fluid level conditions. The vehicle should have service performed, and
the brake fluid level checked.
If brake failure is indicated, immediate repair is necessary.
WARNING!
Driving a vehicle with the red brake light on is
dangerous. Part of the brake system may have failed.
It will take longer to stop the vehicle. You could have
a collision. Have the vehicle checked immediately.
The dual brake system provides a reserve braking capacity in the event of a failure to a portion of the hydraulic
system. A leak in either half of the dual brake system is
indicated by the Brake Warning Light, which will turn on
Vehicles equipped with the Anti-Lock Brake System
when the brake fluid level in the master cylinder has
(ABS), are also equipped with Electronic Brake Force
dropped below a specified level.
Distribution (EBD). In the event of an EBD failure, the
The light will remain on until the cause is corrected.
Brake Warning Light will turn on along with the ABS
Light. Immediate repair to the ABS system is required.
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Operation of the Brake Warning Light can be checked by
turning the ignition switch from the OFF position to the
ON/RUN position. The light should illuminate for approximately two seconds. The light should then turn off
unless the parking brake is applied or a brake fault is
detected. If the light does not illuminate, have the light
inspected by an authorized dealer.
21. Seat Belt Reminder Light
When the ignition switch is first turned to ON/
RUN, this light will turn on for four to eight
seconds as a bulb check. During the bulb check, if
the driver’s seat belt is unbuckled, a chime will sound.
After the bulb check or when driving, if the driver’s seat
belt remains unbuckled, the Seat Belt Reminder Light
will illuminate and the chime will sound. Refer to
The light also will turn on when the parking brake is
“Occupant Restraints” in “Things To Know Before Startapplied with the ignition switch in the ON/RUN posiing Your Vehicle” for further information.
tion.
22. Temperature Gauge
NOTE: This light shows only that the parking brake is
The temperature gauge shows engine coolant temperaapplied. It does not show the degree of brake application.
ture. Any reading within the normal range indicates that
the engine cooling system is operating satisfactorily.
20. O/D (Overdrive) OFF Indicator Light
This light will illuminate when the O/D OFF
The gauge pointer will likely indicate a higher temperabutton has been selected and overdrive has been
ture when driving in hot weather, up mountain grades,
turned off.
or when towing a trailer. It should not be allowed to
exceed the upper limits of the normal operating range.
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CAUTION!
WARNING!
Driving with a hot engine cooling system could
damage your vehicle. If the temperature gauge reads
“H” pull over and stop the vehicle. Idle the vehicle
with the air conditioner turned off until the pointer
drops back into the normal range. If the pointer
remains on the “H” and you hear continuous chimes,
turn the engine off immediately and call an authorized dealership for service.
A hot engine cooling system is dangerous. You or
others could be badly burned by steam or boiling
coolant. You may want to call an authorized dealership for service if your vehicle overheats. If you
decide to look under the hood yourself, see “Maintaining Your Vehicle”. Follow the warnings under the
Cooling System Pressure Cap paragraph.
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(EVIC)
The Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) features a driver-interactive display that is located in the
instrument cluster.
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This system allows the driver to select a variety of useful
information by pressing the switches mounted on the
steering wheel. The EVIC consists of the following:
• Radio Info
• Fuel Economy
• Vehicle Speed
• Trip Info
• Tire Pressure
• Vehicle Info (Stored Warning Messages)
• Turn Menu OFF
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)
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The system allows the driver to select information by UP Button
pressing the following buttons mounted on the steering
Press and release the UP button to scroll upwheel:
ward through the main menu and Vehicle Info
and Trip Info sub-menus (Fuel Economy, Vehicle Info, Tire PSI, Cruise, Messages, Trip Info,
Vehicle Speed, and Turn Menu OFF) and sub-menus.
DOWN Button
Press and release the DOWN button to scroll
downward through the main menu and Vehicle Info and Trip Info sub-menus (Fuel
Economy, Vehicle Info, Tire PSI, Cruise, Messages, Trip Info, Vehicle Speed, and Turn Menu OFF) and
sub-menus.
EVIC Steering Wheel Buttons
SELECT Button
Press and release the SELECT button for access to
main menus, sub-menus or to select a personal
setting in the setup menu. Press and hold the
SELECT button for two seconds to reset features.
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menu. The main display area also displays ⬙pop up⬙
BACK Button
Press the BACK button to scroll back to a messages that consist of approximately 60 possible warning or information messages. These pop up messages fall
previous menu or sub-menu.
into several categories:
• Five Second Stored Messages
When the appropriate conditions occur, this type of
message takes control of the main display area for five
seconds and then returns to the previous screen. Most of
1. The top line where compass direction and outside the messages of this type are then stored (as long as the
condition that activated it remains active) and can be
temperature are displayed.
reviewed from the ⬙Messages⬙ main menu item. As long
2. The main display area where the menus and pop up
as there is a stored message, an ⬙i⬙ will be displayed in the
messages are displayed.
EVIC’s compass/outside temp line. Examples of this
message type are ⬙Right Front Turn Signal Lamp Out⬙
3. The vehicle odometer line.
and ⬙Low Tire Pressure⬙.
4. The reconfigurable telltales section below the odom• Unstored Messages
eter line.
This message type is displayed indefinitely or until the
The main display area will normally display the main
condition that activated the message is cleared. Examples
menu or the screens of a selected feature of the main
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)
Displays
The EVIC display consists of four sections:
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of this message type are ⬙Turn Signal On⬙ (if a turn signal EVIC White Telltale Lights
is left on) and ⬙Lights On⬙ (if driver leaves the vehicle). This area will show reconfigurable white caution telltales. These telltales include:
• Unstored Messages Until RUN
These messages deal primarily with the Remote Start • Shift Lever Status
feature. This message type is displayed until the ignition The shift lever status “P,R,N,D,L,6,5,4,3,2,1” are disis in the RUN state. Examples of this message type are played indicating the shift lever position. Telltales
⬙Remote Start Aborted - Door Ajar⬙ and ⬙Press Brake “6,5,4,3,2,1” indicate the Electronic Range Select (ERS)
Pedal and Push Button to Start⬙.
feature has been engaged and the gear selected is displayed. For further information on ERS, refer to “Starting
• Five Second Unstored Messages
And Operating”
When the appropriate conditions occur, this type of
message takes control of the main display area for five • Electronic Speed Control ON
This light will turn on when the electronic
seconds and then returns to the previous screen. Exspeed control is ON. For further information,
amples of this message type are ⬙Memory System Unrefer to “Electronic Speed Control” in “Underavailable - Not in Park⬙ and ⬙Automatic High Beams On⬙.
standing The Features Of Your Vehicle.”
The Reconfigurable Telltales section is divided into the
white telltales area on the right, amber telltales in the
middle, and red telltales on the left.
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• Electronic Speed Control SET
This light will turn on when the electronic
speed control is SET. For further information,
refer to “Electronic Speed Control” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle.”
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EVIC Amber Telltale Lights
This area will show reconfigurable amber caution telltales. These telltales include:
• Forward Collision Warning (FCW) OFF
This light warns the driver of a potential colli• Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) ON
sion with the vehicle in front and prompts the
This light will turn on when the ACC is ON.
driver to take action in order to avoid the
For further information, refer to “Adaptive
collision. For further information, refer to
Cruise Control (ACC)” in “Understanding The “Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)” in “Understanding
Features Of Your Vehicle.”
The Features Of Your Vehicle.”
• Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) SET
• Low Fuel Light
This light will turn on when the ACC is SET.
When the fuel level reaches approximately 3.0 gal
For further information, refer to “Adaptive
(11.0 L) this light will turn on, and remain on until
Cruise Control (ACC)” in “Understanding The
fuel is added.
Features Of Your Vehicle.”
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• Windshield Washer Fluid Low Indicator
EVIC Red Telltale Lights
This light will turn on to indicate the wind- This area will show reconfigurable red telltales. These
telltales include:
shield washer fluid is low.
• Door Ajar
This light will turn on to indicate that one or
more doors may be ajar.
• Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Malfunction
This light will turn on when a ACC is not
operating and needs service. For further information, refer to “Adaptive Cruise Control
• Trunk Ajar
(ACC)” in “Understanding The Features Of
This light will turn on to indicate that the trunk
Your Vehicle.”
may be ajar.
• SERV AWD (Service All Wheel Drive) Indicator
This light will turn on when the All Wheel
Drive feature requires service. For further in- • Oil Pressure Warning Light
formation, refer to “All Wheel Drive” in “StartThis light indicates low engine oil pressure. If the
ing And Operating.”
light turns on while driving, stop the vehicle and
shut off the engine as soon as possible. A chime will
sound for four minutes when this light turns on.
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Do not operate the vehicle until the cause is corrected. • Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Light
This light does not show how much oil is in the engine.
This light informs you of a problem with the
The engine oil level must be checked under the hood.
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system. The
light will come on when the ignition is first
• Charging System Light
cycled ON and remain on briefly as a bulb
This light shows the status of the electrical chargcheck. If the light does not come on during starting, have
ing system. The light should come on when the
the system checked by an authorized dealer.
ignition is first cycled ON and remain on briefly as a bulb
check. If the light stays on or comes on while driving, If a problem is detected, the light will come on while the
turn off some of the vehicle’s non-essential electrical engine is running. Cycle the ignition key when the
devices or increase engine speed (if at idle). If the vehicle has completely stopped and the shift lever is
charging system light remains on, it means that the placed in the PARK position. The light should turn off.
vehicle is experiencing a problem with the charging
If the light remains lit with the engine running, your
system. Obtain SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. See an authovehicle will usually be drivable. However, see an authorized dealer.
rized dealer for service as soon as possible. If the light is
If jump starting is required, refer to “Jump Starting flashing when the engine is running, immediate service is
Procedures” in “What To Do In Emergencies”.
required. You may experience reduced performance, an
elevated/rough idle or engine stall and your vehicle may
require towing.
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• Engine Temperature Warning Light
• Transmission Temperature Warning Light
This light warns of an overheated engine condiThis light indicates that the transmission fluid
tion. As temperatures rise and the gauge aptemperature is running hot. This may occur
proaches H, this indicator will illuminate and a
with severe usage, such as trailer towing. If this
single chime will sound after reaching a set threshold.
light turns on, safely pull over and stop the
Further overheating will cause the temperature gauge to vehicle. Then, shift the transmission into NEUTRAL and
pass H, the indicator will continuously flash and a run the engine at idle or faster until the light turns off.
continuous chime will occur until the engine is allowed
CAUTION!
to cool.
If the light turns on while driving, safely pull over and
stop the vehicle. If the A/C system is on, turn it off. Also,
shift the transmission into NEUTRAL and idle the vehicle. If the temperature reading does not return to
normal, turn the engine off immediately and call for
service. Refer to “If Your Engine Overheats” in “What To
Do In Emergencies” for more information.
Continuous driving with the Transmission Temperature Warning Light illuminated will eventually cause
severe transmission damage or transmission failure.
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WARNING!
If the Transmission Temperature Warning Light is
illuminated and you continue operating the vehicle,
in some circumstances you could cause the fluid to
boil over, come in contact with hot engine or exhaust
components and cause a fire.
Oil Change Due
Your vehicle is equipped with an engine oil change
indicator system. The “Oil Change Due” message will
flash in the EVIC display for approximately 10 seconds
after a single chime has sounded to indicate the next
scheduled oil change interval. The engine oil change
indicator system is duty cycle based, which means the
engine oil change interval may fluctuate dependent upon
your personal driving style.
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Unless reset, this message will continue to display each
time you cycle the ignition to the ON/RUN position. To
turn off the message temporarily, press and release the
MENU button. To reset the oil change indicator system
(after performing the scheduled maintenance), perform
the following procedure:
1. Without pressing the brake pedal, push the ENGINE
START/STOP button and cycle the ignition to the ON/
RUN position (Do not start the engine.)
2. Fully depress the accelerator pedal, slowly, three times
within 10 seconds.
3. Without pressing the brake pedal, push the ENGINE
START/STOP button once to return the ignition to the
OFF/LOCK position.
NOTE: If the indicator message illuminates when you
start the vehicle, the oil change indicator system did not
reset. If necessary, repeat this procedure.
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Fuel Economy
Press and release the UP or DOWN button until “Fuel
Economy” displays highlighted in the EVIC and press
the SELECT button. Press and release the UP/DOWN
buttons until one of the following Fuel Economy functions displays in the EVIC:
• Average Fuel Economy/Fuel Saver Mode
• Distance To Empty (DTE)
• Miles Per Gallon (MPG)
The Trip Functions mode displays the following information:
Average Fuel Economy / ECO Fuel Saver Mode —
If Equipped
Shows the average fuel economy since the last reset.
When the fuel economy is reset, the display will read
“RESET” or show dashes for two seconds. Then, the
history information will be erased, and the averaging will
continue from the last fuel average reading before the
reset.
Press the UP/DOWN buttons to cycle through all the There is an ECO icon between the Compass and Outside
Trip Computer functions.
Temperature info at the top of the EVIC display. This icon
will appear whenever the Multi-Displacement System
(MDS) (if equipped) allows the engine to operate on four
cylinders, or if you are driving in a fuel efficient manner.
This feature allows you to monitor when you are driving
in a fuel efficient manner, and it can be used to modify
driving habits in order to increase fuel economy.
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Distance To Empty (DTE)
Shows the estimated distance that can be traveled with
the fuel remaining in the tank. This estimated distance is
determined by a weighted average of the instantaneous
and average fuel economy, according to the current fuel
tank level. DTE cannot be reset through the SELECT
button.
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Miles Per Gallon (MPG)
The Miles Per Gallon (MPG) feature displays instantaneous fuel economy in a bar graph below the DTE, this
function cannot be reset. Press the BACK button to return
to the main menu.
Vehicle Speed
Press and release the UP or DOWN button until “Vehicle
NOTE: Significant changes in driving style or vehicle Speed” displays highlighted in the EVIC and press the
loading will greatly affect the actual drivable distance of SELECT button. Press the SELECT button to display the
current speed in mph or km/h. Pressing the SELECT
the vehicle, regardless of the DTE displayed value.
button a second time will toggle the unit of measure
When the DTE value is less than 30 miles (48 km)
between mph or km/h.
estimated driving distance, the DTE display will change
to a “LOW FUEL” message. This display will continue NOTE: Changing the unit of measure in the Vehicle
until the vehicle runs out of fuel. Adding a significant Speed menu will not change the unit of measure in the
amount of fuel to the vehicle will turn off the “LOW EVIC.
FUEL” message and a new DTE value will display.
Trip Info
Press and release the UP or DOWN button until “Trip
Info” displays highlighted in the EVIC and press the
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SELECT button. Press and release the UP/DOWN but- Elapsed Time
tons until one of the following Trip functions displays in Shows the total elapsed time of travel since the last reset
when the ignition is in the ACC position. Elapsed time
the EVIC:
will increment when the ignition is in the ON/RUN
• Trip A
position.
• Trip B
To Reset The Display
• Elapsed Time
Reset will only occur while a resettable function is being
displayed. Press and release the SELECT button once to
Press the UP/DOWN buttons to cycle through all the
clear the resettable function being displayed. To reset all
Trip Computer functions.
resettable functions, press and hold the SELECT button
The Trip Functions mode displays the following informa- for two seconds. The current display will reset along with
tion:
other functions.
Trip A
Units
Shows the total distance traveled for Trip A since the last Press and release the UP or DOWN button until “Units”
reset.
displays highlighted in the EVIC and press the SELECT
button. The EVIC, odometer, and navigation system (if
Trip B
equipped) can be changed between English and Metric
Shows the total distance traveled for Trip B since the last
units of measure. To make your selection, scroll up or
reset.
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down until the preferred setting is highlighted, then • Trans Temperature
press and release the SELECT button until a check-mark Displays the actual transmission temperature.
appears next to the setting, showing that the setting has
• Engine Hours
been selected.
Displays the number of hours of engine operation.
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
• Tire Pressure
Press and release the UP or DOWN button until “Vehicle
Shows the actual tire pressure for each tire (EXCLUDING
Info” displays in the EVIC and press the SELECT button.
THE SPARE TIRE).
Press the UP and DOWN button to scroll through the
available information displays, then press SELECT to Messages #
Select from Main Menu using the UP or DOWN buttons.
display any one of the following choices.
This feature shows the number of stored warning mes• Coolant Temp
sages (in the # place holder). Pressing the SELECT button
Displays the actual coolant temperature.
will allow you to see what the stored messages are.
• Oil Temperature
Pressing the BACK button takes you back to the Main
Displays the actual oil temperature.
Menu.
• Oil Pressure
Displays the actual oil pressure.
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Turn Menu OFF
Select from Main Menu using the DOWN button. Pressing the SELECT button blanks the menu display. Pressing
any one of the four steering wheel buttons brings the
menu back.
change settings (i.e., 30, 60, 90), press the center of the
control knob one or more times to select or change a
setting (i.e., ON, OFF).
Soft-Keys
Soft-Keys are accessible on the Uconnect Touch™ screen.
Uconnect TOUCH™ SETTINGS
The Uconnect Touch™ system uses a combination of soft
and hard keys located on the center of the instrument
panel that allows you to access and change the customer
programmable features.
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect
Touch™ 4.3 Settings
In this mode the Uconnect Touch™ system allows you to
access programmable features that may be equipped
such as Display, Clock, Safety/Assistance, Lights, Doors
& Locks, Heated Seats, Engine Off Operation, Compass
Hard-Keys
Hard-Keys are located on the left and right side of the Settings, Audio, Phone/Bluetooth and SIRIUS Setup
Uconnect Touch™ 4.3 screen. In addition, there is a through hard-keys and soft-keys.
Scroll/Enter control knob located on the right side of the NOTE: Only one touchscreen area may be selected at a
Climate Controls in the center of the instrument panel. time.
Turn the control knob to scroll through menus and
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Press the ⬙Settings⬙ hard-key to access the Settings screen,
use the Page Up/Down soft-keys to scroll through the
following settings. Touch the desired setting soft key to
change the setting using the description shown on the
following pages for each setting
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Uconnect Touch™ 4.3 Soft-Keys
Display
1 — Uconnect Touch™ 4.3 Settings Hard-Key
• Brightness
Touch the Brightness soft-key to change this display.
When in this display, you may select display brightness
with the headlights on and the headlights off. Adjust the
brightness with the + and – setting soft-keys or by
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selecting any point on the scale between the + and – • Units
soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
Touch the Units soft-key to change this display. When in
this display, you may switch the EVIC, odometer, and
• Mode
navigation system (if equipped) between US and Metric
Touch the Mode soft-key to change this display. When in
units of measure. Touch US or Metric then touch the
this display, you may select one of the auto display
arrow back soft-key. As you continue, the information
settings. To change Mode status press and release the
will display in the selected units of measure.
Day, Night or Auto soft-key, then by touch the arrow back
• Voice Response
soft-key.
Touch the Voice Response soft-key to change the Voice
• Language
Response Length settings. To change the Voice Response
Touch the Language soft-key to change this display.
Length, press and release the Brief or Long soft-key. Then
When in this display, you may select one of three
touch the arrow back soft-key.
languages for all display nomenclature, including the trip
functions and the navigation system (if equipped). Touch • Touch Screen Beep
the English, French (Français) or Spanish (Español) soft- Touch the Touch Screen Beep soft-key to turn on or shut
key to select the language preferred. Then touch the off the sound heard when a touch screen button (softarrow back soft-key. As you continue, the information key) is pressed. To change the Touch Screen Beep setting
press and release the ON or OFF soft-key, then touch the
will display in the selected language.
arrow back soft-key.
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• Fuel Saver Display
Touch the Fuel Saver Display soft-key to turn the “ECO”
message (located in the instrument cluster display) on or
off. To make your selection, touch the Fuel Saver Display
soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key.
Clock
• Set Time
Touch the Set Time soft-key to change this display. When
in this display, you may select the time display settings.
To make your selection, touch the Set Time soft-key,
adjust the hours and minutes using the up and down
soft-keys, select AM or PM, select 12 hr or 24 hr. Then
touch the arrow back soft-key when all selections are
complete.
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the digital clock in the status bar. To change the Show
Time Status setting, press and release the ON or OFF
soft-key. Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
• Sync Time
Touch the Sync Time soft-key to change this display.
When in this display, you may have the radio set the time
automatically. To change the Sync Time setting, press and
release the ON or OFF soft-key. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key.
Safety / Assistance
• Front Collision Warning — If Equipped
Touch the Front Collision Warning soft-key to change this
display. The Front Collision Warning (FCW) feature can
be can be set to Far, set to Near or turned Off. The default
status of FCW is the Far setting. This means the system
• Show Time Status
will warn you of a possible collision with the vehicle in
Touch the Show Time Status soft-key to change this front of you when you are farther away. This gives you
display. When in this display, you may turn on or shut off the most reaction time. To change the setting for more
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dynamic driving, select the Near setting. This warns you
of a possible collision when you are much closer to the
vehicle in front of you. This allows for a more dynamic
driving experience. To change the FCW status, press and
release the OFF, Near or Far button. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key.
For further information, refer to ”Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)” in “Understanding The Features Of Your
Vehicle”.
• Park Assist
Touch the Park Assist soft-key to change this display. The
Rear Park Assist system will scan for objects behind the
vehicle when the transmission shift lever is in REVERSE
and the vehicle speed is less than 11 mph (18 km/h). The
system can be enabled with Sound Only, Sound and
Display, or turned OFF. To change the Park Assist status,
press and release the OFF, Sound Only or Sounds and
Display soft-key. Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
Refer to “ParkSense威 Rear Park Assist” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for system function
and operating information.
• Tilt Mirrors In Reverse
Touch the Tilt Mirrors In Reverse soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the outside rearview mirrors will tilt downward when the ignition is in
the RUN position and the transmission shift lever is in
the REVERSE position. The mirrors will move back to
their previous position when the transmission is shifted
out of REVERSE. To make your selection, touch the Tilt
Mirrors In Reverse soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then
touch the arrow back soft-key.
• Blind Spot Alert
Touch the Blind Spot Alert soft-key to change this display. When this feature is selected, the Blind Spot Alert
feature can be set to Off, Lights or Lights and Chime. The
Blind Spot Alert feature can be activated in “Lights”
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mode. When this mode is selected, the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) system is activated and will only show a visual
alert in the outside mirrors. When “Lights & Chime”
mode is activated, the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) will
show a visual alert in the outside mirrors as well as an
audible alert when the turn signal is on. When “Off” is
selected, the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) system is deactivated. To change the Blind Spot Alert status, touch the
OFF, Lights or Lights & Chime soft-key. Then touch the
arrow back soft-key.
NOTE: If your vehicle has experienced any damage in
the area where the sensor is located, even if the fascia is
not damaged, the sensor may have become misaligned.
Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer to verify sensor
alignment. Having a sensor that is misaligned will result
in the BSM not operating to specification.
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• Rain Sensing
Touch the Rain Sensing soft-key to change this display.
When this feature is selected, the system will automatically activate the windshield wipers if it senses moisture
on the windshield. To make your selection, touch the
Rain Sensing soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch
the arrow back soft-key.
• Hill Start Assist — If Equipped
Touch the Hill Start Assist soft-key to change this display.
When this feature is selected, the Hill Start Assist (HSA)
system is active. Refer to “Electronic Brake Control
System” in “Starting And Operating” for system function
and operating information. To make your selection, touch
the Hill Start Assist soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then
touch the arrow back soft-key.
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• Headlight Off Delay
Touch the Headlight Off Delay soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the driver can
choose to have the headlights remain on for 0, 30, 60, or
90 seconds when exiting the vehicle. To change the
Headlight Off Delay status, touch the 0, 30, 60 or 90
soft-key. Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
• Illuminated Approach
Touch the Illuminated Approach soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the headlights will
activate and remain on for 0, 30, 60, or 90 seconds when
the doors are unlocked with the Remote Keyless Entry
(RKE) transmitter. To change the Illuminated Approach
status, touch the 0, 30, 60 or 90 soft-key. Then touch the
arrow back soft-key.
• Headlights With Wipers
Touch the Headlights With Wipers soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, and the headlight
switch is in the AUTO position, the headlights will turn
on approximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned
on. The headlights will also turn off when the wipers are
turned off if they were turned on by this feature. To make
your selection, touch the Headlights With Wipers softkey and select ON or OFF. Then touch the arrow back
soft-key.
• Auto High Beams
Touch the Auto High Beams soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the high beam
headlights will deactivate automatically under certain
conditions. To make your selection, touch the Auto High
Beams soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch the
arrow back soft-key. Refer to “Lights/SmartBeam™ — If
Equipped” in “Understanding The Features Of Your
Vehicle” for further information.
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• Daytime Running Lights
Touch the Daytime Running Lights soft-key to change
this display. When this feature is selected, the headlights
will turn on whenever the engine is running. To make
your selection, touch the Daytime Running Lights softkey and select ON or OFF. Then touch the arrow back
soft-key.
• Steering Directed Lights
Touch the Steering Directed Lights soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the headlights turn
relative to a change in direction of the steering wheel. To
make your selection, touch the Steering Directed Lights
soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key.
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Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. This feature
may be selected with or without the sound horn on lock
feature selected. To make your selection, touch the Flash
Headlights With Lock soft-key and select ON or OFF.
Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
Doors & Locks
• Auto Unlock On Exit
Touch the Auto Unlock On Exit soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, all doors will
unlock when the vehicle is stopped and the transmission
is in the PARK or NEUTRAL position and the driver’s
door is opened. To make your selection, touch the Auto
Unlock On Exit soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then
touch the arrow back soft-key.
• Flash Headlights With Lock
• Flash Lights With Lock
Touch the Flash Headlights With Lock soft-key to change
Touch the Flash Lights With Lock soft-key to change this
this display. When this feature is selected, the headlights
display. When this feature is selected, the front and rear
will flash when the doors are locked or unlocked with the
turn signals will flash when the doors are locked or
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unlocked with the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. To make your selection, touch the Flash Lights With
Lock soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch the
arrow back soft-key.
• Sound Horn With Remote Start
Touch the Sound Horn With Remote Start soft-key to
change this display. When this feature is selected, the
horn will sound when the remote start is activated. To
make your selection, touch the Sound Horn With Remote
Start soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch the
arrow back soft-key.
• Sound Horn With Lock
Touch the Sounds Horn With Lock soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the horn will chirp
when the doors are locked or unlocked with the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. To make your selection,
touch the Sound Horn With Lock soft-key and select ON
or OFF. Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
• Remote Door Unlock Order
Touch the Remote Door Unlock Order soft-key to change
this display. When Unlock Driver Door Only On 1st Press
is selected, only the driver’s door will unlock on the first
press of the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter
UNLOCK button. When Unlock Driver Door Only On 1st
Press is selected, you must press the RKE transmitter
UNLOCK button twice to unlock the passenger’s doors.
When Unlock All Doors On 1st Press is selected, all of the
doors will unlock on the first press of the RKE transmitter
UNLOCK button.
NOTE: If the vehicle is equipped with Keyless EnterN-Go (Passive Entry) and the EVIC is programmed to
Unlock All Doors On 1st Press, all doors will unlock no
matter which Passive Entry equipped door handle is
grasped. If Unlock Driver Door Only On 1st Press is
programmed, only the driver’s door will unlock when
the driver’s door is grasped. With Passive Entry, if
Unlock Driver Door Only On 1st Press is programmed,
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• Passive Entry (Keyless Enter-N-Go)
Touch the Passive Entry soft-key to change this display.
This feature allows you to lock and unlock the vehicle’s
door(s) without having to press the RKE transmitter lock
or unlock buttons. To make your selection, touch the
Passive Entry soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch
• Memory Linked to FOB
the arrow back soft-key. Refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Go” in
Touch the Memory Linked to FOB soft-key to change this
“Things To Know Before Starting Your Vehicle”.
display. This feature provides automatic driver seat positioning to enhance driver mobility when entering and Heated Seats
exiting the vehicle, driver 1 and driver 2 last mode,
• Auto Heated Seats
settings and presets. To make your selection, touch the
Touch the Auto Heated Seats soft-key to change this
Memory Linked to FOB soft-key and select ON or OFF.
display. When this feature is selected, the driver’s heated
Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
seat will automatically turn on when temperatures are
NOTE: The seat will return to the memorized seat below 40° F (4.4° C). To make your selection, touch the
location (if Recall Memory with Remote Key Unlock is set Auto Heated Seats soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then
to ON) when the RKE transmitter is used to unlock the touch the arrow back soft-key.
door. Refer to “Driver Memory Seat” in “Understanding
The Features Of Your Vehicle” for further information.
touching the handle more than once will only result in
the driver’s door opening. If Unlock Driver Door Only
On 1st Press is selected, once the driver door is opened,
the interior door lock/unlock switch can be used to
unlock all the doors (or use the RKE transmitter).
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Engine Off Options
• Easy Exit Seats — If Equipped
Touch the Easy Exit Seats soft-key to change this display.
This feature provides automatic driver seat positioning to
enhance driver mobility when entering and exiting the
vehicle. To make your selection, touch the Easy Exit Seats
soft-key, and select ON or OFF. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key. Refer to “Driver Memory Seat” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for further information.
• Headlight Off Delay
Touch the Headlight Off Delay soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the driver can
choose to have the headlights remain on for 0, 30, 60, or
90 seconds when exiting the vehicle. To change the
Headlight Off Delay status, touch the 0, 30, 60 or 90
soft-key. Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
• Engine Off Power Delay
Touch the Engine Off Power Delay soft-key to change this
display. When this feature is selected, the power window
switches, radio, Uconnect™ phone system (if equipped),
DVD video system (if equipped), power sunroof (if
equipped), and power outlets will remain active for up to
10 minutes after the ignition is cycled to OFF. Opening
either front door will cancel this feature. To change the
Engine Off Power Delay status, touch the 0 seconds,
45 seconds, 5 minutes or 10 minutes soft-key. Then touch
the arrow back soft-key.
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Compass Settings
• Variance
Touch the Variance soft-key to change this display. Compass Variance is the difference between Magnetic North
and Geographic North. To compensate for the differences, the variance should be set for the zone where the
vehicle is driven, per the zone map. Once properly set,
the compass will automatically compensate for the differences, and provide the most accurate compass heading.
NOTE: Keep magnetic materials away from the top of
Compass Variance Map
the instrument panel, such as iPod’s, Mobile Phones,
Laptops and Radar Detectors. This is where the compass • Calibration
module is located, and it can cause interference with the Touch the Calibration soft-key to change this setting. This
compass is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need to
compass sensor, and it may give false readings.
manually reset the compass. When the vehicle is new, the
compass may appear erratic and the EVIC will display
CAL until the compass is calibrated. You may also
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calibrate the compass by touching the ON soft-key and
completing one or more 360-degree turns (in an area free
from large metal or metallic objects) until the CAL
indicator displayed in the EVIC turns off. The compass
will now function normally.
NOTE: Bass/Mid/Treble allow you to simply slide your
finger up or down to change the setting as well as press
directly on the desired setting.
• Balance / Fade
Touch the Balance / Fade soft-key to change this display.
NOTE: A good calibration requires a level surface and When in this display, you may adjust the Balance and
an environment free from large metallic objects such as Fade settings.
buildings, bridges, underground cables, railroad tracks,
• Speed Adjusted Volume
etc.
Touch the Speed Adjusted Volume soft-key to change this
Audio
display. This feature increases or decreases volume relative to vehicle speed. To change the Speed Adjusted
• Equalizer
Volume, press the OFF, 1, 2 or 3 soft-key. Then touch the
Touch the Equalizer soft-key to change this display.
arrow back soft-key.
When in this display, you may adjust the Bass, Mid and
Treble settings. Adjust the settings with the + and –
setting soft-keys or by selecting any point on the scale
between the + and – soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back
soft-key.
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• Surround Sound
Touch the Surround Sound soft-key to change this display. This feature provides simulated surround sound
mode. To make your selection, press the Surround Sound
soft-key and select ON or OFF. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key.
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your selection, touch the Channel Skip soft-key, select the
channels you would like to skip. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key.
• Subscription Info
New vehicle purchasers or lessees will receive a free
limited time subscription to SIRIUS Satellite Radio with
your radio. Following the expiration of the free services,
it will be necessary to access the information on the
Subscription Information screen in order to re-subscribe.
• Paired Devices
This feature shows which phones are paired to the
Phone/Bluetooth system. For further information, refer Touch the Subscription Info soft-key to access the Subto the Uconnect Touch™ Supplement.
scription Information screen.
SIRIUS Setup
Write down the SIRIUS ID numbers for your receiver. To
reactivate your service, either call the number listed on
the screen or visit the provider online.
• Channel Skip
SIRIUS can be programmed to designate a group of
channels that are the most desirable to listen to or to NOTE: SIRIUS Travel Link is a separate subscription.
exclude undesirable channels while scanning. To make
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Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect
Touch™ System 8.4 Settings
Press the More soft-key, then press the Settings soft-key
to display the menu setting screen. In this mode the
Uconnect Touch™ system allows you to access programmable features that may be equipped such as Display,
Clock, Safety/Assistance, Lights, Doors & Locks,
Auto-On Comfort & Remote Start, Engine Off Operation,
Compass Settings, Audio, Phone/Bluetooth and SIRIUS
Setup.
NOTE: Only one touchscreen area may be selected at a
time.
Uconnect Touch™ 8.4 Soft-Keys
When making a selection, press the soft-key to enter the
desired mode. Once in the desired mode press and
release the preferred setting until a check-mark appears
next to the setting, showing that setting has been selected.
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Once the setting is complete press the Back Arrow
soft-key to return to the previous menu or press the X
soft-key to close out of the settings screen. Pressing the
Up or Down Arrow soft-keys on the right side of the
screen will allow you to toggle up or down through the
available settings.
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setting soft-keys or by selecting any point on the scale
between the + and – soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back
soft-key.
• Display Brightness With Headlights OFF
When in this display, you may select the brightness with
the headlights off. Adjust the brightness with the + and –
Display
setting soft-keys or by selecting any point on the scale
After pressing the Display soft-key the following settings between the + and – soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back
will be available.
soft-key.
• Display Mode
When in this display you may select one of the auto
display settings. To change Mode status, touch and
release the Day, Night or Auto soft-key. Then touch the
arrow back soft-key.
• Set Language
When in this display, you may select one of three
languages for all display nomenclature, including the trip
functions and the navigation system (if equipped). Touch
the Set Language soft-key and then touch the desired
language soft-key until a check-mark appears next to the
• Display Brightness With Headlights ON
language, showing that setting has been selected. Touch
When in this display, you may select the brightness with
the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
the headlights on. Adjust the brightness with the + and –
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• Units
When in this display, you may select to have the EVIC,
odometer, and navigation system (if equipped) changed
between US and Metric units of measure. Touch US or
Metric until a check-mark appears next to the setting,
showing that setting has been selected. Touch the back
arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
check-mark appears next to the setting, showing that
setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key
to return to the previous menu.
• Navigation Turn-By-Turn In Cluster
When this feature is selected, the turn-by-turn directions
will appear in the display as the vehicle approaches a
designated turn within a programmed route. To make
• Voice Response Length
your selection, touch the Navigation Turn-By-Turn In
When in this display, you may change the Voice Re- Cluster soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the
sponse Length settings. To change the Voice Response setting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch the
Length, touch the Brief or Detailed soft-key until a back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
check-mark appears next to the setting, showing that
• Fuel Saver Display In Cluster
setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key
The “ECO” message is located in the instrument cluster
to return to the previous menu.
display, this message can be turned on or off. To make
• Touchscreen Beep
your selection, touch the Fuel Saver Display soft-key,
When in this display, you may turn on or shut off the until a check-mark appears next to the setting, showing
sound heard when a touch screen button (soft-key) is that setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow
pressed. Touch the Touchscreen Beep soft-key until a soft-key to return to the previous menu.
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Clock
• Set Time Minutes
After pressing the Clock soft-key the following settings When in this display, you may adjust the minutes. The
will be available.
Sync with GPS Time soft-key must be unchecked. To
make your selection touch the + or - soft-keys to adjust
• Sync Time With GPS
the minutes up or down. Touch the back arrow soft-key
When in this display, you may automatically have the
to return to the previous menu or touch the X soft-key to
radio set the time. To change the Sync Time setting touch
close out of the settings screen.
the Sync with GPS Time soft-key until a check-mark
appears next to the setting, showing that setting has been • Time Format
selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the When in this display, you may select the time format
display setting. Touch the Time Format soft-key until a
previous menu.
check-mark appears next to the 12hrs or 24hrs setting,
• Set Time Hours
showing that setting has been selected. Touch the back
When in this display, you may adjust the hours. The Sync
arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
with GPS Time soft-key must be unchecked. To make
your selection touch the + or - soft-keys to adjust the • Show Time In Status Bar
hours up or down. Touch the back arrow soft-key to When in this display, you may turn on or shut off the
return to the previous menu or touch the X soft-key to digital clock in the status bar. To change the Show Time
Status setting touch the Show Time in Status Bar soft-key
close out of the settings screen.
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until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing that driving experience. To change the FCW status, touch and
setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key release the OFF, Near or Far button. Then touch the arrow
back soft-key.
to return to the previous menu.
For further information, refer to “Adaptive Cruise ConSafety / Assistance
After pressing the Safety / Assistance soft-key the fol- trol (ACC)” in “Understanding The Features Of Your
Vehicle”.
lowing settings will be available.
• Front Collision Sensitivity — If Equipped
The Front Collision Warning (FCW) feature can be can be
set to Far, set to Near or turned Off. The default status of
FCW is the Far setting. This means the system will warn
you of a possible collision with the vehicle in front of you
when you are farther away. This gives you the most
reaction time. To change the setting for more dynamic
driving, select the Near setting. This warns you of a
possible collision when you are much closer to the
vehicle in front of you. This allows for a more dynamic
• Park Assist
The Rear Park Assist system will scan for objects behind
the vehicle when the transmission shift lever is in REVERSE and the vehicle speed is less than 11 mph
(18 km/h). The system can be enabled with Sound Only,
Sound and Display, or turned OFF. To change the Park
Assist status, touch and release the OFF, Sound Only or
Sounds and Display button. Then touch the arrow back
soft-key. Refer to “ParkSense威 Rear Park Assist” in
“Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for system function and operating information.
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• Tilt Mirrors In Reverse
When this feature is selected, the outside sideview mirrors will tilt downward when the ignition is in the RUN
position and the transmission shift lever is in the REVERSE position. The mirrors will move back to their
previous position when the transmission is shifted out of
REVERSE. To make your selection, touch the Tilt Mirrors
In Reverse soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to
setting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch the
back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
• Blind Spot Alert
When this feature is selected, the Blind Spot Alert feature
can be set to Off, Lights or Lights and Chime. The Blind
Spot Alert feature can be activated in “Lights” mode.
When this mode is selected, the Blind Spot Monitor
(BSM) system is activated and will only show a visual
alert in the outside mirrors. When “Lights & Chime”
mode is activated, the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) will
show a visual alert in the outside mirrors as well as an
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audible alert when the turn signal is on. When “Off” is
selected, the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) system is deactivated. To change the Blind Spot Alert status, touch the
Off, Lights or Lights & Chime soft-key. Then touch the
arrow back soft-key.
NOTE: If your vehicle has experienced any damage in
the area where the sensor is located, even if the fascia is
not damaged, the sensor may have become misaligned.
Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer to verify sensor
alignment. Having a sensor that is misaligned will result
in the BSM not operating to specification.
• ParkView威 Backup Camera
Your vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView威 Rear
Back Up Camera that allows you to see an on-screen
image of the rear surroundings of your vehicle whenever
the shift lever is put into REVERSE. The image will be
displayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a
caution note to “check entire surroundings” across the
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top of the screen. After five seconds, this note will
disappear. The ParkView威 camera is located on the rear
of the vehicle above the rear License plate. To make your
selection, touch the ParkView威 Backup Camera soft-key,
until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing that
setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key
to return to the previous menu.
• Rain Sensing Auto Wipers
When this feature is selected, the system will automatically activate the windshield wipers if it senses moisture
on the windshield. To make your selection, touch the
Rain Sensing soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to
setting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch the
back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
and operating information. To make your selection, touch
the Hill Start Assist soft-key, until a check-mark appears
next to setting, showing that setting has been selected.
Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous
menu.
Lights
After pressing the Lights soft-key the following settings
will be available.
• Headlight Off Delay
When this feature is selected, the driver can choose to
have the headlights remain on for 0, 30, 60, or 90 seconds
when exiting the vehicle. To change the Headlight Off
Delay status touch the 0, 30, 60 or 90 soft-key. Then touch
the arrow back soft-key.
• Hill Start Assist — If Equipped
• Headlight Illumination On Approach
When this feature is selected, the Hill Start Assist (HSA)
When this feature is selected, the headlights will activate
system is active. Refer to “Electronic Brake Control
and remain on for 0, 30, 60, or 90 seconds when the doors
System” in “Starting And Operating” for system function
are unlocked with the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
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transmitter. To change the Illuminated Approach status,
touch the + or - soft-key to select your desired time
interval. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the
previous menu.
• Headlights With Wipers — If Equipped
When this feature is selected, and the headlight switch is
in the AUTO position, the headlights will turn on approximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned on.
The headlights will also turn off when the wipers are
turned off if they were turned on by this feature. To make
your selection, touch the Headlights With Wipers softkey, until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing
that setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow
soft-key to return to the previous menu.
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make your selection, touch the Auto High Beams softkey, until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing
that setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow
soft-key to return to the previous menu. Refer to “Lights/
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped” in “Understanding The
Features Of Your Vehicle” for further information.
• Daytime Running Lights
When this feature is selected, the headlights will turn on
whenever the engine is running. To make your selection,
touch the Daytime Running Lights soft-key, until a
check-mark appears next to setting, showing that setting
has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to
return to the previous menu.
• Steering Directed Lights
• Auto Dim High Beams — If Equipped
When this feature is selected, the headlights turn relative
When this feature is selected, the high beam headlights to a change in direction of the steering wheel. To make
will deactivate automatically under certain conditions. To
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• Auto Unlock On Exit
When this feature is selected, all doors will unlock when
the vehicle is stopped and the transmission is in the
PARK or NEUTRAL position and the driver’s door is
opened. To make your selection, touch the Auto Unlock
• Flash Headlights With Lock
On Exit soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to
When this feature is selected, the headlights will flash
setting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch the
when the doors are locked or unlocked with the Remote
back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. This feature may be
selected with or without the sound horn on lock feature • Flash Headlight With Lock
selected. To make your selection, touch the Flash Head- When this feature is selected, the headlights will flash
lights with Lock soft-key, until a check-mark appears whe n the doors are locked or unlocked with the Remote
next to setting, showing that setting has been selected. Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. To make your selection,
Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous touch the Flash Lights With Lock soft-key, until a checkmark appears next to setting, showing that setting has
menu.
been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to
Doors & Locks
the previous menu.
After pressing the Doors & Locks soft-key the following
settings will be available.
your selection, touch the Steering Directed Lights softkey, until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing
that setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow
soft-key to return to the previous menu.
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• Sound Horn With Lock
When this feature is selected, the horn will sound when
the remote start is activated. To make your selection,
touch the Sound Horn With Lock soft-key, until a checkmark appears next to setting, showing that setting has
been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to
the previous menu.
• Sound Horn With Remote Start
When this feature is selected, the horn will sound when
the remote start is activated. To make your selection,
touch the Sound Horn With Remote Start soft-key, until a
check-mark appears next to setting, showing that setting
has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to
return to the previous menu.
• 1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks
When 1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks is selected, only the
driver’s door will unlock on the first press of the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter UNLOCK button. When
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1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks is selected, you must press
the RKE transmitter UNLOCK button twice to unlock the
passenger’s doors. When Unlock All Doors On 1st Press
is selected, all of the doors will unlock on the first press
of the RKE transmitter UNLOCK button.
NOTE: If the vehicle is programmed 1st Press Of Key
Fob Unlocks, all doors will unlock no matter which
Passive Entry equipped door handle is grasped. If 1st
Press Of Key Fob Unlocks is programmed, only the
driver’s door will unlock when the driver’s door is
grasped. With Passive Entry, if 1st Press Of Key Fob
Unlocks is programmed touching the handle more than
once will only result in the driver’s door opening. If
driver door first is selected, once the driver door is
opened, the interior door lock/unlock switch can be used
to unlock all doors (or use RKE transmitter).
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• Passive Entry
This feature allows you to lock and unlock the vehicle’s
door(s) without having to press the Remote Keyless
Entry (RKE) transmitter lock or unlock buttons. To make
your selection, touch the Passive Entry soft-key, until a
check-mark appears next to setting, showing that setting
has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to
return to the previous menu. Refer to “Keyless Enter-NGo” in “Things To Know Before Starting Your Vehicle”.
to ON) when the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter
is used to unlock the door. Refer to “Driver Memory
Seat” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle”
for further information.
Auto-On Comfort & Remote Start
After pressing the Auto-On Comfort & Remote Start
soft-key the following settings will be available.
• Horn With Remote Start
When this feature is selected, the horn will sound when
the remote start is activated. To make your selection,
touch the Sound Horn With Remote Start soft-key, until a
check-mark appears next to setting, showing that setting
has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to
return to the previous menu.
• Personal Settings Linked To FOB — If Equipped
This feature provides automatic driver seat positioning to
enhance driver mobility when entering and exiting the
vehicle. To make your selection, touch the Memory
Linked To FOB soft-key, until a check-mark appears next
to setting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch
the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu. • Auto-On Driver Heated/Ventilated Seat & Steering
Wheel With Vehicle Start — If Equipped
NOTE: The seat will return to the memorized seat
When this feature is selected the driver’s heated seat and
location (if Recall Memory with Remote Key Unlock is set
heated steering wheel will automatically turn on when
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• Engine Off Power Delay
When this feature is selected, the power window
switches, radio, Uconnect™ phone system (if equipped),
DVD video system (if equipped), power sunroof (if
equipped), and power outlets will remain active for up to
10 minutes after the ignition is cycled to OFF. Opening
either front door will cancel this feature. To change the
Engine Off Options
Engine Off Power Delay status touch the 0 seconds,
After pressing the Engine Off Options soft-key the fol45 seconds, 5 minutes or 10 minutes soft-key. Then touch
lowing settings will be available.
the arrow back soft-key.
• Easy Exit Seat
• Headlight Off Delay
This feature provides automatic driver seat positioning to
When this feature is selected, the driver can choose to
enhance driver mobility when entering and exiting the
have the headlights remain on for 0, 30, 60, or 90 seconds
vehicle. To make your selection, touch the Easy Exit Seats
when exiting the vehicle. To change the Headlight Off
soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to setting,
Delay status touch the + or - soft-key to select your
showing that setting has been selected. Touch the back
desired time interval. Touch the back arrow soft-key to
arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
return to the previous menu.
temperatures are below 40° F (4.4° C). When temperatures are above 80° F (26.7° C) the driver vented seat will
turn on. To make your selection, touch the Auto Heated
Seats soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to setting,
showing that setting has been selected. Touch the back
arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.
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Compass Settings
After pressing the Compass Settings soft-key the following settings will be available.
• Variance
Compass Variance is the difference between Magnetic
North and Geographic North. To compensate for the
differences the variance should be set for the zone where
the vehicle is driven, per the zone map. Once properly
set, the compass will automatically compensate for the
differences, and provide the most accurate compass
heading.
NOTE: Keep magnetic materials away from the top of
the instrument panel, such as iPod’s, Mobile Phones,
Laptops and Radar Detectors. This is where the compass
module is located, and it can cause interference with the
compass sensor, and it may give false readings.
Compass Variance Map
• Perform Compass Calibration
Touch the Calibration soft-key to change this setting. This
compass is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need to
manually reset the compass. When the vehicle is new, the
compass may appear erratic and the EVIC will display
CAL until the compass is calibrated. You may also
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calibrate the compass by pressing the ON soft-key and
completing one or more 360-degree turns (in an area free
from large metal or metallic objects) until the CAL
indicator displayed in the EVIC turns off. The compass
will now function normally.
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NOTE: Bass/Mid/Treble allow you to simply slide your
finger up or down to change the setting as well as touch
directly on the desired setting.
• Speed Adjusted Volume
This feature increases or decreases volume relative to
Audio
vehicle speed. To change the Speed Adjusted Volume
After pressing the Audio soft-key the following settings touch the Off, 1, 2 or 3 soft-key. Then touch the arrow
will be available.
back soft-key.
• Balance/Fade
• Music Info Cleanup
When in this display you may adjust the Balance and This feature helps organize music files for optimized
Fade settings.
music navigation. To make your selection, touch the
Music Info Cleanup soft-key, select On or Off followed by
• Equalizer
pressing the arrow back soft-key.
When in this display you may adjust the Bass, Mid and
Treble settings. Adjust the settings with the + and – • Surround Sound
setting soft-keys or by selecting any point on the scale This feature provides simulated surround sound mode.
between the + and – soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back To make your selection, touch the Surround Sound
soft-key, select On or Off followed by pressing the arrow
soft-key.
back soft-key.
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Phone/Bluetooth
• Subscription Information
After pressing the Phone/Bluetooth soft-key the follow- New vehicle purchasers or lessees will receive a free
ing settings will be available.
limited time subscription to SIRIUS Satellite Radio with
your radio. Following the expiration of the free services,
• Paired Devices
it will be necessary to access the information on the
This feature shows which phones are paired to the
Subscription Information screen in order to re-subscribe.
Phone/Bluetooth system. For further information, refer
to the Uconnect Touch™ Supplement.
Touch the Subscription Info soft-key to access the Subscription Information screen.
SIRIUS Setup
After pressing the SIRIUS Setup soft-key the following Write down the SIRIUS ID numbers for your receiver. To
settings will be available.
reactivate your service, either call the number listed on
the screen or visit the provider online.
• Channel Skip
SIRIUS can be programmed to designate a group of NOTE: SIRIUS Travel Link is a separate subscription.
channels that are the most desirable to listen to or to
exclude undesirable channels while scanning. To make
your selection, touch the Channel Skip soft-key, select the
channels you would like to skip followed by pressing the
arrow back soft-key.
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iPod姞/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
This feature allows an iPod威 or external USB device to be
plugged into the USB port.
iPod威 control supports Mini, 4G, Photo, Nano, 5G iPod威
and iPhone威 devices. Some iPod威 software versions may
not fully support the iPod威 control features. Please visit
Apple’s website for software updates.
For further information, refer to the Uconnect Touch™
User’s Manual.
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS —
IF EQUIPPED
Remote Sound System Controls
The remote sound system controls are located on the rear The right-hand control is a rocker-type switch with a
surface of the steering wheel. Reach behind the wheel to pushbutton in the center and controls the volume and
access the switches.
mode of the sound system. Pressing the top of the rocker
switch will increase the volume, and pressing the bottom
of the rocker switch will decrease the volume.
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Pressing the center button will make the radio switch CD Player
between the various modes available (AM/FM/SAT/ Pressing the top of the switch once will go to the next
track on the CD. Pressing the bottom of the switch once
CD/AUX/VES, etc.).
will go to the beginning of the current track, or to the
The left-hand control is a rocker-type switch with a
beginning of the previous track if it is within one second
pushbutton in the center. The function of the left-hand
after the current track begins to play.
control is different depending on which mode you are in.
If you press the switch up or down twice, it plays the
The following describes the left-hand control operation in
second track; three times, it will play the third, etc.
each mode.
The center button on the left side rocker switch has no
Radio Operation
function for a single-disc CD player. However, when a
Pressing the top of the switch will “Seek” up for the next
multiple-disc CD player is equipped on the vehicle, the
listenable station and pressing the bottom of the switch
center button will select the next available CD in the
will “Seek” down for the next listenable station.
player.
The button located in the center of the left-hand control
will tune to the next preset station that you have programmed in the radio preset pushbutton.
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NOTE: If you experience difficulty in playing a particuCD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
To keep a CD/DVD in good condition, take the following lar disc, it may be damaged (i.e., scratched, reflective
precautions:
coating removed, a hair, moisture or dew on the disc)
oversized, or have protection encoding. Try a known
1. Handle the disc by its edge; avoid touching the
good disc before considering disc player service.
surface.
2. If the disc is stained, clean the surface with a soft cloth, RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
Under certain conditions, the mobile phone being on in
wiping from center to edge.
your vehicle can cause erratic or noisy performance from
3. Do not apply paper or tape to the disc; avoid scratch- your radio. This condition may be lessened or eliminated
ing the disc.
by relocating the mobile phone antenna. This condition is
4. Do not use solvents such as benzene, thinner, cleaners, not harmful to the radio. If your radio performance does
not satisfactorily “clear” by the repositioning of the
or anti-static sprays.
antenna, it is recommended that the radio volume be
5. Store the disc in its case after playing.
turned down or off during mobile phone operation when
not using Uconnect™ (if equipped).
6. Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight.
7. Do not store the disc where temperatures may become
too high.
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CLIMATE CONTROLS
The air conditioning and heating system is designed to
make you comfortable in all types of weather. This
system can be operated through either the Automatic
Climate Controls on the instrument panel or through the
Uconnect Touch™ system display.
When the Uconnect Touch™ system is in different modes
(Radio, Player, Settings, More, etc.) the driver and passenger temperature settings will be indicated at the top of
the display.
General Overview
Hard-Keys
Hard-keys are located on the left and right side of the
Uconnect Touch™ 4.3 screen in the center of the instrument panel. There are also hard-keys located below the
Uconnect Touch™ screen.
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Automatic Climate Controls — Hard-keys
(ATC System Shown)
Uconnect Touch™ System 4.3 Manual
Temperature Controls — Soft-keys
Soft-Keys
Soft-keys are accessible on the Uconnect Touch™ system
screen.
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If equipped with ATC, performing this function will
cause the automatic operation to switch into manual
mode and the AUTO indicator will turn off.
2. Recirculation Control Button
Press and release to change the current setting, the
indicator illuminates when ON.
3. Blower Control
Blower control is used to regulate the amount of air
forced through the climate system. There are seven
blower speeds available. Adjusting the blower will cause
automatic mode to switch to manual operation if
equipped with ATC. The speeds can be selected using
either hard-heys or soft-keys as follows:
Uconnect Touch™ System 8.4 Automatic
Temperature Controls — Soft-keys
Button Descriptions (Applies To Both Hard-keys And
Soft-keys)
Hard-key
The blower speed increases as you turn the control
1. A/C Button
clockwise from the lowest blower setting. The blower
Press and release to change the current Air Conditioning speed decreases as you turn the knob counter-clockwise.
(A/C) setting, the indicator illuminates when A/C is ON.
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Soft-key — Uconnect Touch™ System 4.3
Press the blower soft-key to enter the blower setting
screen. Once in the blower settings screen use the UP and
DOWN arrows to adjust the blower speed setting, or
directly select the speed setting by pressing the blower
bar area around the blower icon. The blower speed
increases as you press the UP arrow or move clockwise
on the setting scale and decreases when press the DOWN
arrow or move counter-clockwise on the setting scale.
Soft-key — Uconnect Touch™ System 8.4
Use the small blower icon to reduce the blower setting
and the large blower icon to increase the blower setting.
Blower can also be selected by pressing the blower bar
area between the icons.
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to switch into manual mode (if equipped). The blower
speed may increase when Defrost mode is selected. If the
front defrost mode is turned off the climate system will
return the previous setting.
5. Rear Defrost Button
Press and release this button to turn on the rear window
defroster and the heated outside mirrors (if equipped).
An indicator will illuminate when the rear window
defroster is on. The rear window defroster automatically
turns off after 10 minutes.
CAUTION!
Failure to follow these cautions can cause damage to
the heating elements:
4. Front Defrost Button
Press and release to change the current airflow setting to
Defrost mode. The indicator illuminates when this feature is ON. Performing this function will cause the ATC
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CAUTION! (Continued)
• Use care when washing the inside of the rear
window. Do not use abrasive window cleaners on
the interior surface of the window. Use a soft cloth
and a mild washing solution, wiping parallel to
the heating elements. Labels can be peeled off
after soaking with warm water.
• Do not use scrapers, sharp instruments, or abrasive window cleaners on the interior surface of the
window.
• Keep all objects a safe distance from the window.
7. Passenger Temperature Control Down Button
Provides the passenger with independent temperature
control. Push the button for cooler temperature settings.
NOTE: Pressing this button while in Sync mode will
automatically exit Sync.
8. Climate Control OFF Button
Press and release this button to turn the Climate Control
ON/OFF.
9. AUTO Operation Button — If Equipped
Automatically controls the interior cabin temperature by
adjusting airflow distribution and amount. Performing
this function will cause the ATC to switch between
6. Passenger Temperature Control Up Button
Provides the passenger with independent temperature manual mode and automatic modes. Refer to “Automatic
control. Push the button for warmer temperature set- Operation” for more information.
tings.
10. Driver Temperature Control Down Button
NOTE: Pressing this button while in Sync mode will Provides the driver with independent temperature control. Push the button for cooler temperature settings.
automatically exit Sync.
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NOTE: In Sync mode, this button will also automati- direct the flow of air. The air vanes of the center outlets
cally adjust the passenger temperature setting at the and outboard outlets can be moved up and down or side
to side to regulate airflow direction. There is a shut off
same time.
wheel located below the air vanes to shut off or adjust the
11. Driver Temperature Control Up Button
amount of airflow from these outlets.
Provides the driver with independent temperature con• Bi-Level Mode
trol. Push the button for warmer temperature settings.
Air comes from the instrument panel outlets and
NOTE: In Sync mode, this button will also automatifloor outlets. A slight amount of air is directed
cally adjust the passenger temperature setting at the
through the defrost and side window demister outlets.
same time.
NOTE: BI-LEVEL mode is designed under comfort
12. Modes
conditions to provide cooler air out of the panel outlets
The airflow distribution mode can be adjusted so air
and warmer air from the floor outlets.
comes from the instrument panel outlets, floor outlets,
demist outlets and defrost outlets. The Mode settings are • Floor Mode
Air comes from the floor outlets. A slight amount of
as follows:
air is directed through the defrost and side window
• Panel Mode
demister outlets.
Air comes from the outlets in the instrument panel.
Each of these outlets can be individually adjusted to
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• Mix Mode
Air comes from the floor, defrost and side window
demist outlets. This mode works best in cold or
snowy conditions.
enabled. Sync is used to synchronize the passenger
temperature setting with the driver temperature setting.
Changing the passenger temperature setting while in
Sync will automatically exit this feature.
• Defrost Mode
Air comes from the windshield and side window
demist outlets. Use Defrost mode with maximum
temperature settings for best windshield and side window defrosting and defogging. When the defrost mode is
selected, the blower level may increase.
14. Temperature Control
(Manual Temperature Control Only)
Press the temperature soft-key to regulate the temperature of the air inside the passenger compartment. Moving
the temperature bar into the red area, indicates warmer
temperatures. Moving the temperature bar into the blue
area indicates cooler temperatures.
NOTE: For Manual Climate Controls, while operating
in other airflow modes than Defrost, the system will not Climate Control Functions
automatically sense the presence of fog, mist or ice on the
A/C (Air Conditioning)
windshield. Defrost mode must be manually selected to
The Air Conditioning (A/C) button allows the operator
clear the windshield and side glass.
to manually activate or deactivate the air conditioning
system. When the air conditioning system is turned on,
13. SYNC
Press the Sync soft-key to toggle the Sync feature On/Off. cool dehumidified air will flow through the outlets into
The Sync indicator is illuminated when this feature is the cabin. For improved fuel economy, press the A/C
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button to turn off the air conditioning and manually Recirculation Control
When outside air contains smoke, odors, or
adjust the blower and airflow mode settings.
high humidity, or if rapid cooling is desired,
NOTE:
you may wish to recirculate interior air by
• For Manual Climate Controls, if the system is in Mix,
pressing the Recirculation control button. The
Floor or Defrost Mode, the A/C can be turned off, but
recirculation indicator will illuminate when this button is
the A/C system shall remain active to prevent fogging
selected. Push the button a second time to turn off the
of the windows.
Recirculation mode and allow outside air into the vehicle.
• If fog or mist appears on the windshield or side glass,
NOTE: In cold weather, use of Recirculation mode may
select Defrost mode and increase blower speed.
lead to excessive window fogging. On systems with
• If your air conditioning performance seems lower than Manual Climate Controls, the Recirculation mode is not
expected, check the front of the A/C condenser (lo- allowed in Mix, Floor and Defrost modes to improve
cated in front of the radiator), for an accumulation of window clearing operation. Recirculation will be disdirt or insects. Clean with a gentle water spray from abled automatically if these modes are selected. Attemptbehind the radiator and through the condenser. Fabric ing to use Recirculation while in these modes will cause
front fascia protectors may reduce airflow to the the LED in the control button to blink and then turn off.
condenser, reducing air conditioning performance.
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3. When the system is set up for your comfort level, it is
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
ATC Hard-keys are located in the center of the instru- not necessary to change the settings. You will experience
the greatest efficiency by simply allowing the system to
ment panel.
function automatically.
Soft-keys are accessible on the Uconnect Touch™ system
NOTE:
screen.
• It is not necessary to move the temperature settings for
Automatic Operation
cold or hot vehicles. The system automatically adjusts
1. Press the AUTO hard-key or soft-key button (9) on the
the temperature, mode and blower speed to provide
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) Panel.
comfort as quickly as possible.
2. Next, adjust the temperature you would like the • The temperature can be displayed in U.S. or Metric
units by selecting the US/M customer-programmable
system to maintain by adjusting the driver and passenger
feature. Refer to the “Uconnect Touch™ System Settemperature hard or soft control buttons (6, 7, 10, 11).
tings” in this section of the manual.
Once the desired temperature is displayed, the system
will achieve and automatically maintain that comfort
To provide you with maximum comfort in the Automatic
level.
mode, during cold start-ups the blower fan will remain
on low until the engine warms up. The blower will
increase in speed and transition into Auto mode.
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Manual Operation
The system allows for manual selection of blower speed,
air distribution mode, A/C status and recirculation control.
Summer Operation
The engine cooling system in air-conditioned vehicles
must be protected with a high-quality antifreeze coolant
to provide proper corrosion protection and to protect
against engine overheating. A solution of 50% ethylene
The blower fan speed can be set to any fixed speed by
glycol antifreeze coolant and 50% water is recommended.
adjusting the blower control. The fan will now operate at
Refer to “Maintenance Procedures” in “Maintaining Your
a fixed speed until additional speeds are selected. This
Vehicle” for proper coolant selection.
allows the front occupants to control the volume of air
Winter Operation
circulated in the vehicle and cancel the Auto mode.
Use of the air Recirculation mode during Winter months
The operator can also select the direction of the airflow
is not recommended because it may cause window
by selecting one of the available mode settings. A/C
fogging.
operation and Recirculation control can also be manually
Vacation Storage
selected in Manual operation.
Any time you store your vehicle or keep it out of service
Operating Tips
(i.e., vacation) for two weeks or more, run the air
NOTE: Refer to the chart at the end of this section for conditioning system at idle for about five minutes in the
suggested control settings for various weather condi- fresh air and high blower setting. This will ensure
tions.
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adequate system lubrication to minimize the possibility Outside Air Intake
of compressor damage when the system is started again. Make sure the air intake, located directly in front of the
windshield, is free of obstructions such as leaves. Leaves
Window Fogging
collected in the air intake may reduce airflow, and if they
Interior fogging on the windshield can be quickly reenter the plenum, they could plug the water drains. In
moved by turning the mode selector to Defrost. The
Winter months, make sure the air intake is clear of ice,
Defrost/Floor mode can be used to maintain a clear
slush, and snow.
windshield and provide sufficient heating. If side window fogging becomes a problem increase blower speed. A/C Air Filter
Vehicle windows tend to fog on the inside in mild but The climate control system filters outside air containing
dust, pollen and some odors. Strong odors cannot be
rainy or humid weather.
totally filtered out. Refer to “Maintenance Procedures” in
NOTE:
“Maintaining Your Vehicle” for filter replacement
• Recirculate without A/C should not be used for long
instructions.
periods, as fogging may occur.
• Automatic Temperature Controls (ATC) will automatically adjust the climate control settings to reduce or
eliminate window fogging on the front windshield.
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CONTENTS
䡵 Starting Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
䡵 Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352
▫ Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353
▫ Keyless Enter-N-Go . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349
▫ Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System . . 355
▫ Normal Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349
▫ Five-Speed Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . 355
▫ Extreme Cold Weather
(Below –20°F Or ⫺29°C) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350
▫ Gear Ranges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356
▫ If Engine Fails To Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
▫ After Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
䡵 Engine Block Heater — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 352
䡵 AutoStick威 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359
▫ Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359
䡵 All-Wheel Drive (AWD) — If Equipped . . . . . . 360
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䡵 Driving On Slippery Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361
▫ Traction Control System (TCS) . . . . . . . . . . . 371
▫ Acceleration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361
▫ Brake Assist System (BAS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372
▫ Traction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362
▫ Electronic Stability Control (ESC) . . . . . . . . . 372
䡵 Driving Through Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362
▫ Hill Start Assist (HSA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375
▫ Flowing/Rising Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363
▫ Ready Alert Braking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 376
▫ Shallow Standing Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363
▫ Rain Brake Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377
䡵 Power Steering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365
▫ ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light
And ESC Off Indicator Light . . . . . . . . . . . . 377
䡵 Multi-Displacement System (MDS)
(If Equipped) — 5.7L Engine Only . . . . . . . . . . 366
䡵 Parking Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366
▫ Synchronizing ESC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 378
䡵 Tire Safety Information
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
䡵 Anti-Lock Brake System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369
▫ Tire Markings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
䡵 Electronic Brake Control System . . . . . . . . . . . 371
▫ Tire Identification Number (TIN) . . . . . . . . . 382
▫ Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . 371
▫ Tire Terminology And Definitions . . . . . . . . . 383
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▫ Tire Loading And Tire Pressure . . . . . . . . . . 384
䡵 Tires — General Information
345
▫ Life Of Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 388
▫ Replacement Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 396
▫ Tire Pressure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 388
䡵 Tire Chains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397
▫ Tire Inflation Pressures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389
䡵 Snow Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 398
▫ Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation . . . 391 䡵 Tire Rotation Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . 399
▫ Radial Ply Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391
䡵 Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) . . . . . . . 400
▫ Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire
And Wheel – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 392
▫ Base System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403
▫ Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped . . . . . . . . 392
▫ Full Size Spare – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 393
▫ Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . 393
▫ Tire Spinning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394
▫ Tread Wear Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
▫ Premium System – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . 405
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
䡵 Fuel Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
▫ 3.6L Engine – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
▫ 5.7L Engine – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
▫ Reformulated Gasoline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
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▫ Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
▫ Cruising Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
▫ E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles . . . . . . 412
▫ Replacement Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418
▫ MMT In Gasoline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413
▫ Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418
▫ Materials Added To Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413 䡵 Adding Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418
▫ Fuel System Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413
▫ Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release . . . . . . . 421
▫ Carbon Monoxide Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . 414 䡵 Vehicle Loading
䡵 Flexible Fuel (3.6L Engine Only) —
If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415
▫ E-85 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415
▫ Ethanol Fuel (E-85) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416
▫ Fuel Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421
▫ Vehicle Certification Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422
▫ Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) . . . . . . 422
▫ Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) . . . . . . . . 422
▫ Overloading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423
▫ Loading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423
▫ Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel
䡵 Trailer Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424
Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles . . . . . . 417
▫ Common Towing Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . 424
▫ Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
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▫ Trailer Hitch Classification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427
347
▫ Towing Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 434
▫ Trailer Towing Weights
䡵 Recreational Towing
(Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings) . . . . . . . . 428
(Behind Motorhome, Etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436
▫ Trailer And Tongue Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428
▫ Two-Wheel Drive And All-Wheel Drive . . . . 436
▫ Towing Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429
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STARTING PROCEDURES
Before starting your vehicle, adjust your seat, adjust the
inside and outside mirrors, fasten your seat belt, and if
present, instruct all other occupants to buckle their seat
belts.
WARNING!
Never leave children alone in a vehicle. Leaving
unattended children in a vehicle is dangerous for a
number of reasons. A child or others could be seriously or fatally injured. Do not leave the ignition in
the ACC or RUN position. A child could operate
power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle.
CAUTION!
Damage to the transmission may occur if the following precautions are not observed:
• Shift into PARK only after the vehicle has come to
a complete stop.
• Shift into or out of REVERSE only after the
vehicle has come to a complete stop and the engine
is at idle speed.
• Do not shift from REVERSE, PARK, or NEUTRAL
into any forward gear when the engine is above
idle speed.
• Before shifting into any gear, make sure your foot
is firmly on the brake pedal.
Automatic Transmission
The shift lever must be in the NEUTRAL or PARK
position before you can start the engine. Apply the brakes
before shifting into any driving gear.
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Keyless Enter-N-Go
This feature allows the driver to operate the ignition switch with the push
of a button, as long as the Remote
Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is in
the passenger compartment.
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10 seconds. If you wish to stop the cranking of the engine
prior to the engine starting, press the button again.
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE
START/STOP Button
1. Place the shift lever in PARK, then press and release
the ENGINE START/STOP button.
2. The ignition switch will return to the OFF position.
Normal Starting
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
NOTE: Normal starting of either a cold or a warm
engine is obtained without pumping or pressing the
accelerator pedal.
To start the engine, the transmission must be in PARK or
NEUTRAL. Press and hold the brake pedal while pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button once. The system
takes over and attempts to start the vehicle. If the vehicle
fails to start, the starter will disengage automatically after
3. If the shift lever is not in PARK, the ENGINE START/
STOP button must be held for two seconds and vehicle
speed must be above 5 mph (8 km/h) before the engine
will shut off. The ignition switch position will remain in
the ACC position until the shift lever is in PARK and the
button is pressed twice to the OFF position. If the shift
lever is not in PARK and the ENGINE START/STOP
button is pressed once, the EVIC (if equipped) will
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display a “Vehicle Not In Park” message and the engine • Starting with the ignition switch in the OFF position:
will remain running. Never leave a vehicle out of the
• Press the ENGINE START/STOP button once to
PARK position, or it could roll.
change the ignition switch to the ACC position (EVIC
displays “ACC”),
NOTE: If the ignition switch is left in the ACC or RUN
(engine not running) position and the transmission is in
• Press the ENGINE START/STOP button a second time
PARK, the system will automatically time out after
to change the ignition switch to the RUN position
30 minutes of inactivity and the ignition will switch to the
(EVIC displays “RUN”),
OFF position.
• Press the ENGINE START/STOP button a third time
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions – With
to return the ignition switch to the OFF position (EVIC
Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or
displays “OFF”).
NEUTRAL Position)
The ENGINE START/STOP button operates similar to an Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or ⫺29°C)
ignition switch. It has four positions, OFF, ACC, RUN To ensure reliable starting at these temperatures, use of
and START. To change the ignition switch positions an externally powered electric engine block heater (availwithout starting the vehicle and use the accessories able from your authorized dealer) is recommended.
follow these steps.
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If Engine Fails To Start
WARNING!
• Never pour fuel or other flammable liquids into
the throttle body air inlet opening in an attempt to
start the vehicle. This could result in a flash fire
causing serious personal injury.
• Do not attempt to push or tow your vehicle to get it
started. Vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission cannot be started this way. Unburned fuel
could enter the catalytic converter and once the
engine has started, ignite and damage the converter
and vehicle. If the vehicle has a discharged battery,
booster cables may be used to obtain a start from a
booster battery or the battery in another vehicle.
This type of start can be dangerous if done improperly. Refer to “Jump Starting” in “What To Do In
Emergencies” for further information.
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Clearing A Flooded Engine
(Using ENGINE START/STOP Button)
If the engine fails to start after you have followed the
“Normal Starting” or “Extreme Cold Weather⬙ procedures, it may be flooded. To clear any excess fuel, press
and hold the brake pedal, push the accelerator pedal all
the way to the floor and hold it, then press and release the
ENGINE START/STOP button once. The starter motor
will engage automatically, run for 10 seconds, and then
disengage. Once this occurs, release the accelerator pedal
and the brake pedal, wait 10 to 15 seconds, then repeat
the “Normal Starting” procedure.
After Starting
The idle speed is controlled automatically and it will
decrease as the engine warms up.
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ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
The engine block heater warms the engine, and permits
CAUTION!
quicker starts in cold weather. Connect the cord to a
standard 110-115 Volt AC electrical outlet with a
Damage to the transmission may occur if the followgrounded, three-wire extension cord.
ing precautions are not observed:
The engine block heater cord is routed under the hood on • Shift into PARK only after the vehicle has come to
the driver side of the vehicle. It has a removable cap that
a complete stop.
is located on the driver side of the Integrated Power • Shift into or out of REVERSE only after the
Module.
vehicle has come to a complete stop and the engine
is at idle speed.
The engine block heater must be plugged in at least one
hour to have an adequate warming effect on the engine. • Do not shift from REVERSE, PARK, or NEUTRAL
into any forward gear when the engine is above
idle speed.
WARNING!
• Before shifting into any gear, make sure your foot
Remember to disconnect the engine block heater
is firmly on the brake pedal.
cord before driving. Damage to the 110-115 Volt
electrical cord could cause electrocution.
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• Shift lever position
WARNING!
It is dangerous to move the shift lever out of PARK or
NEUTRAL if the engine speed is higher than idle
speed. If your foot is not firmly on the brake pedal,
the vehicle could accelerate quickly forward or in
reverse. You could lose control of the vehicle and hit
someone or something. Only shift into gear when the
engine is idling normally and when your foot is
firmly on the brake pedal.
• Accelerator position
• Vehicle speed
The gear shifting process is continuously adapted, dependent on the driving style, the driving situation, and
the road characteristics.
NOTE:
• After selecting any driving position, wait a moment to
allow the gear to engage fully before accelerating,
especially when the engine is cold.
General Information
The automatic transmission selects individual gears au• If there is a need to restart the engine, be sure to press
tomatically, dependent upon:
the ENGINE START/STOP button to return to the OFF
position before restarting. Transmission engagement
• Altitude
may be delayed up to 10 seconds after restart if the
• Vehicle loading
ignition is not turned to the OFF position first.
• Driving style
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• The electronically-controlled transmission provides a
precise shift schedule. The transmission electronics are
self-calibrating. Therefore, the first few shifts on a new
vehicle may be somewhat abrupt or soft until after the
break-in period. This is a normal condition, and precision shifts will develop within a few shift cycles.
The shift lever is automatically locked while in the PARK
position. To move the shift lever out of the PARK
position, the brake pedal must be firmly pressed before
the shift lock will release.
Move the shift lever to the desired position only when the
engine is idling normally and the brake pedal is applied.
Do not release the brake pedal until ready to drive. The
vehicle may otherwise accelerate quickly when the shift
lever is in the DRIVE or REVERSE position.
WARNING!
Unintended movement of a vehicle could injure
those in and near the vehicle. As with all vehicles,
you should never exit a vehicle while the engine is
running. Before exiting a vehicle, you should always
shift the transmission into PARK, press the ENGINE
START/STOP button to turn off the engine, and
apply the parking brake. Once the ENGINE START/
STOP button is in the OFF position, the shift lever is
locked in the PARK position, securing the vehicle
against unwanted movement. Furthermore, you
should never leave unattended children inside a
vehicle.
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Over-Temperature Mode
The transmission electronics constantly monitor the
transmission oil temperature. If the transmission exceeds
normal operating temperature, the transmission will
change the way it shifts to help control the condition.
This may result in a slightly different feeling or response
during normal operation in the DRIVE position. After the
transmission cools down, it will return to normal
operation.
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Five-Speed Automatic Transmission
Shifting from DRIVE to PARK or REVERSE should be
done only after the accelerator pedal is released and the
vehicle is stopped. Be sure to keep your foot on the brake
pedal when moving the shift lever between these gears.
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
This vehicle is equipped with a Brake Transmission Shift
Interlock System (BTSI) that holds the shift lever in the
PARK position when the ignition light is in the OFF
position. To move the shift lever out of the PARK
position, the ignition switch must be turned to the RUN
position by pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button
once or twice (engine running or not) and the brake pedal
must be pressed.
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Gear Ranges
WARNING!
PARK
This range supplements the parking brake by locking the
transmission. The engine can be started in this range.
Never use PARK while the vehicle is in motion. Apply
the parking brake when leaving the vehicle in this range.
Never use the PARK position as a substitute for the
parking brake. Always apply parking brake fully
when parked to guard against vehicle movement and
possible injury or damage.
When parking on a flat surface, place the shift lever in the The following indicators should be used to ensure that
PARK position first, and then apply the parking brake. you have engaged the shift lever in the PARK position:
When parking on a hill, it is important to set the parking • When shifting into PARK, move the shift lever all the
brake before placing the shift lever in PARK, otherwise
way forward and left until it stops and is fully seated.
the load on the transmission locking mechanism may
• Look at the shift indicator display on the instrument
make it difficult to move the shift lever out of PARK. As
panel to ensure it is in the PARK position.
an added precaution, turn the front wheels toward the
curb on a downhill grade and away from the curb on an
uphill grade.
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CAUTION!
CAUTION!
Damage to the shifter could result if the shift lever is
moved out of PARK before the ignition light is
turned from the OFF to the RUN position.
Coasting the vehicle or driving for any other reason
with shift lever in NEUTRAL can result in transmission damage.
REVERSE
This range is used for moving the vehicle rearward.
Always stop before moving the shift lever to REVERSE.
WARNING!
Do not coast in NEUTRAL and never turn off the
ignition to coast down a hill. These are unsafe
practices that limit your response to changing traffic
or road conditions. You might lose control of the
vehicle and have a collision.
NEUTRAL
This range is used when the vehicle is standing for
prolonged periods with the engine running. The engine
may be started in this range. Set the parking brake and
shift the transmission into PARK if you must leave the
DRIVE
vehicle.
This range should be used for most city and highway
driving. It provides the smoothest upshifts and downshifts and the best fuel economy.
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The transmission automatically upshifts through fifth If vehicle acceleration worsens, or the transmission no
gear. The DRIVE position provides optimum driving longer shifts, the transmission is most likely operating in
the Limp Home Mode. In this mode, the transmission
characteristics under all normal operating conditions.
will remain in the current gear until the vehicle is
When frequent transmission shifting occurs (such as
brought to a stop. After the vehicle has stopped, PARK,
when operating the vehicle under heavy loading condiREVERSE, and NEUTRAL will continue to operate. Sections, in hilly terrain, traveling into strong head winds, or
ond gear will operate in the DRIVE position. The Malwhile towing heavy trailers), use the AutoStick威 mode to
function Indicator Light (MIL) may be illuminated.
select a lower gear.
If the problem has been momentary, the transmission can
Delayed Shifts in Cold Temperatures
be reset to regain all forward gears. To reset the transDuring cold temperature operation, you may notice
mission, use the following procedure:
delayed upshifts depending on engine and transmission
temperature as well as vehicle speed. This feature im- 1. Stop the vehicle.
proves warm up time of the engine and transmission to
2. Move the shift lever to the PARK position.
achieve maximum efficiency.
3. Turn OFF the engine.
Temporary Transmission Limp Home Mode
The transmission is monitored for abnormal conditions. 4. Wait approximately 10 seconds.
If a condition is detected that could result in transmission
5. Restart the engine.
damage, the transmission will engage Limp Home Mode.
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6. Move the shift lever to the desired range. If the downshifts, and improve overall vehicle performance.
problem is no longer detected, the transmission will This system can also provide you with more control
during passing, city driving, cold slippery conditions,
return to normal operation.
mountain driving, trailer towing, and many other situaIf the transmission cannot be reset, see your authorized
tions.
dealer.
Operation
NOTE: Even if the transmission can be reset, we recomWhen the shift lever is in the DRIVE position, the
mend that you visit your authorized dealer at your
transmission will operate automatically, shifting between
earliest possible convenience. Your authorized dealer has
the five available gears. To engage AutoStick威, simply
diagnostic equipment to determine if the problem could
move the shift lever to the right or left (D+/D-) while in
recur.
the DRIVE position. When AutoStick威 is active, the
Have the transmission checked at your authorized dealer current transmission gear is displayed in the instrument
cluster. In AutoStick威 mode, the transmission will only
as soon as possible.
shift up and down when right or left (+/-) is manually
AUTOSTICK姞
selected by the driver, or as described below. It will
AutoStick威 is a driver-interactive transmission feature remain in the selected gear until another upshift or
that offers manual gear shifting to provide you with more downshift is chosen.
control of the vehicle. AutoStick威 allows you to maximize
engine braking, eliminate undesirable upshifts and
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Fully pressing the accelerator pedal while in AutoStick威
mode will downshift the transmission as needed for
maximum acceleration (3.6L Models Only).
WARNING!
Do not downshift for additional engine braking on a
slippery surface. The drive wheels could lose their
grip and the vehicle could skid, causing a collision or
personal injury.
The transmission will automatically downshift as the
vehicle slows to a stop (to prevent engine lugging) and
will display the current gear. Tapping the shift lever to
the D+ position (at a stop) will allow starting in second
gear. After a stop, the driver should manually upshift ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) — IF EQUIPPED
This vehicle is equipped with an active on-demand
(D+) the transmission as the vehicle is accelerated.
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system which makes available
To disengage AutoStick威 mode, hold the shift lever to the optimum traction for a wide variety of road surface and
right (D+) for a few seconds. You can shift in or out of the driving conditions. The system minimizes wheel slip by
AutoStick威 mode at any time without taking your foot off automatically redirecting torque to the front and rear
the accelerator pedal.
wheels as necessary.
To maximize fuel economy, your AWD vehicle automatically defaults to rear-wheel drive (RWD) when road and
environmental conditions are such that wheel slip is
unlikely to occur. When specific road and environmental
conditions require increased levels of road traction, the
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vehicle automatically shifts into AWD mode. Automatic
AWD operation could be activated by outside temperature, wheel slip, or other predetermined conditions (there
may be a slight delay for AWD engagement after a wheel
slip condition occurs). AWD can also be manually selected by moving the shift lever into the AutoStick威 mode
(+/-) or activating the windshield wipers for an extended
period of time. Drive mode, RWD or AWD, is displayed
momentarily in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center
(EVIC) in the gage area of the vehicle display when the
transmission is first shifted into gear, and if the drive
mode changes during vehicle operation.
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CAUTION!
All wheels must have the same size and type tires.
Unequal tire sizes must not be used. Unequal tire
size may cause failure of the front differential and/or
the transfer case.
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
Acceleration
Rapid acceleration on snow covered, wet, or other slippery surfaces may cause the driving wheels to pull
erratically to the right or left. This phenomenon occurs
NOTE: If the “SERVICE AWD SYSTEM” warning mes- when there is a difference in the surface traction under
sage appears after engine start up, or during driving, it the rear (driving) wheels.
means that the AWD system is not functioning properly
and that service is required. Refer to “Electronic Vehicle
Information Center (EVIC)” in “Understanding Your
Instrument Panel” for further information.
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2. Slow down if the road has standing water or puddles.
WARNING!
Rapid acceleration on slippery surfaces is dangerous.
Unequal traction can cause sudden pulling of the rear
wheels. You could lose control of the vehicle and
possibly have a collision. Accelerate slowly and
carefully whenever there is likely to be poor traction
(ice, snow, wet mud, loose sand, etc.).
Traction
When driving on wet or slushy roads, it is possible for a
wedge of water to build up between the tire and road
surface. This is known as hydroplaning and may cause
partial or complete loss of vehicle control and stopping
ability. To reduce this possibility, the following precautions should be observed:
3. Replace tires when tread wear indicators first become
visible.
4. Keep tires properly inflated.
5. Maintain sufficient distance between your vehicle and
the vehicle in front of you to avoid a collision in a sudden
stop.
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
Driving through water more than a few inches/
centimeters deep will require extra caution to ensure
safety and prevent damage to your vehicle.
1. Slow down during rainstorms or when the roads are
slushy.
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CAUTION!
WARNING!
Do not drive on or across a road or path where water
is flowing and/or rising (as in storm run-off). Flowing water can wear away the road or path’s surface
and cause your vehicle to sink into deeper water.
Furthermore, flowing and/or rising water can carry
your vehicle away swiftly. Failure to follow this
warning may result in injuries that are serious or
fatal to you, your passengers, and others around you.
Shallow Standing Water
Although your vehicle is capable of driving through
shallow standing water, consider the following Caution
and Warning before doing so.
• Always check the depth of the standing water
before driving through it. Never drive through
standing water that is deeper than the bottom of
the tire rims mounted on the vehicle.
• Determine the condition of the road or the path
that is under water and if there are any obstacles in
the way before driving through the standing water.
• Do not exceed 5 mph (8 km/h) when driving
through standing water. This will minimize wave
effects.
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WARNING!
• Driving through standing water may cause damage to your vehicle’s drivetrain components. Always inspect your vehicle’s fluids (i.e., engine oil,
transmission, axle, etc.) for signs of contamination
(i.e., fluid that is milky or foamy in appearance)
after driving through standing water. Do not continue to operate the vehicle if any fluid appears
contaminated, as this may result in further damage. Such damage is not covered by the New
Vehicle Limited Warranty.
• Getting water inside your vehicle’s engine can
cause it to lock up and stall out, and cause serious
internal damage to the engine. Such damage is not
covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
• Driving through standing water limits your vehicle’s traction capabilities. Do not exceed 5 mph
(8 km/h) when driving through standing water.
• Driving through standing water limits your vehicle’s braking capabilities, which increases stopping distances. Therefore, after driving through
standing water, drive slowly and lightly press on
the brake pedal several times to dry the brakes.
• Getting water inside your vehicle’s engine can
cause it to lock up and stall out, and leave you
stranded.
• Failure to follow these warnings may result in
injuries that are serious or fatal to you, your
passengers, and others around you.
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POWER STEERING
Your vehicle is equipped with an electro-hydraulic power
steering system that will give you good vehicle response
and increased ease of maneuverability in tight spaces.
The system will vary its assist to provide light efforts
while parking and good feel while driving. If the electrohydraulic power steering system experiences a fault that
prevents it from providing power steering assist, then the
system will provide mechanical steering capability.
CAUTION!
Extreme steering maneuvers may cause the electrically driven pump to reduce or stop power steering
assistance in order to prevent damage to the system.
Normal operation will resume once the system is
allowed to cool.
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If the “SERVICE POWER STEERING SYSTEM”
message and a flashing icon are displayed on
the EVIC screen, it indicates that the vehicle
needs to be taken to the dealer for service. It is
likely the vehicle has lost power steering assistance. Refer
to “Electronic Vehicle Information (EVIC)” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
If the “POWER STEERING SYSTEM OVER TEMP” message and an icon are displayed on the EVIC screen, it
indicates that extreme steering maneuvers may have
occurred, which caused an over temperature condition in
the power steering system. You will lose power steering
assistance momentarily until the over temperature condition no longer exists. Once driving conditions are safe,
then pull over and let vehicle idle for a few moments
until the light turns off. Refer to “Electronic Vehicle
Information (EVIC)” in “Understanding Your Instrument
Panel” for further information.
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NOTE:
• Even if power steering assistance is no longer operational, it is still possible to steer the vehicle. Under
these conditions there will be a substantial increase in
steering effort, especially at very low vehicle speeds
and during parking maneuvers.
PARKING BRAKE
Before leaving the vehicle, make sure that the parking
brake is fully applied and place the shift lever in the
PARK position.
The foot operated parking brake is located below the
lower left corner of the instrument panel. To apply the
• If the condition persists, see your authorized dealer for park brake, firmly push the park brake pedal fully. To
service.
release the parking brake, press the park brake pedal a
second time and let your foot up as you feel the brake
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) (IF
disengage.
EQUIPPED) — 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
This feature offers improved fuel economy by shutting
off four of the engine’s eight cylinders during light load
and cruise conditions. The system is automatic with no
driver inputs or additional driving skills required.
NOTE: The MDS system may take some time to return
to full functionality after a battery disconnect.
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NOTE:
• When the parking brake is applied and the transmission is placed in gear, the “Brake Warning Light” will
flash. If vehicle speed is detected, a chime will sound
to alert the driver. Fully release the parking brake
before attempting to move the vehicle.
• This light only shows that the parking brake is applied. It does not show the degree of brake application.
When parking on a hill, it is important to turn the front
wheels toward the curb on a downhill grade and away
from the curb on an uphill grade. Apply the parking
Parking Brake
brake before placing the shift lever in PARK, otherwise
When the parking brake is applied with the ignition the load on the transmission locking mechanism may
switch in the ON position, the “Brake Warning Light” in make it difficult to move the shift lever out of PARK. The
the instrument cluster will illuminate.
parking brake should always be applied whenever the
driver is not in the vehicle.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Never use the PARK position as a substitute for
the parking brake. Always apply the parking
brake fully when parked to guard against vehicle
movement and possible injury or damage.
• When leaving the vehicle, always remove the key
fob from the ignition and lock your vehicle.
• Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or with
access to an unlocked vehicle. Allowing children
to be in a vehicle unattended is dangerous for a
number of reasons. A child or others could be
seriously or fatally injured. Children should be
warned not to touch the parking brake, brake
pedal or the shift lever.
• Do not leave the key fob in or near the vehicle, and
do not leave a vehicle equipped with Keyless
Enter-N-Go in the ACC or ON/RUN mode. A child
could operate power windows, other controls, or
move the vehicle.
• Be sure the parking brake is fully disengaged
before driving; failure to do so can lead to brake
failure and a collision.
• Always fully apply the parking brake when leaving your vehicle, or it may roll and cause damage
or injury. Also be certain to leave the transmission
in PARK. Failure to do so may allow the vehicle to
roll and cause damage or injury.
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CAUTION!
If the “Brake Warning Light” remains on with the
parking brake released, a brake system malfunction
is indicated. Have the brake system serviced by an
authorized dealer immediately.
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) provides increased
vehicle stability and brake performance under most
braking conditions. The system automatically “pumps”
the brakes during severe braking conditions to prevent
wheel lock-up.
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When the vehicle is driven over 7 mph (11 km/h), you
may also hear a slight clicking sound as well as some
related motor noises. These noises are the system performing its self check cycle to ensure that the ABS is
working properly. This self check occurs each time the
vehicle is started and accelerated past 7 mph (11 km/h).
ABS is activated during braking under certain road or
stopping conditions. ABS-inducing conditions can include ice, snow, gravel, bumps, railroad tracks, loose
debris, or panic stops.
You also may experience the following when the brake
system goes into Anti-Lock:
The Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) prevents • The ABS motor running (it may continue to run for a
short time after the stop),
the rear wheels from over-braking and provides greater
control of available braking forces applied to the rear • The clicking sound of solenoid valves,
axle.
• Brake pedal pulsations, and
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• A slight drop or fall away of the brake pedal at the end
of the stop.
These are all normal characteristics of ABS.
WARNING!
• The ABS contains sophisticated electronic equipment that may be susceptible to interference
caused by improperly installed or high output
radio transmitting equipment. This interference
can cause possible loss of anti-lock braking capability. Installation of such equipment should be
performed by qualified professionals.
• Pumping of the Anti-Lock Brakes will diminish
their effectiveness and may lead to a collision.
Pumping makes the stopping distance longer. Just
press firmly on your brake pedal when you need
to slow down or stop.
(Continued)
WARNING! (Continued)
• The ABS cannot prevent the natural laws of physics from acting on the vehicle, nor can it increase
braking or steering efficiency beyond that afforded by the condition of the vehicle brakes and
tires or the traction afforded.
• The ABS cannot prevent collisions, including
those resulting from excessive speed in turns,
following another vehicle too closely, or hydroplaning.
• The capabilities of an ABS equipped vehicle must
never be exploited in a reckless or dangerous
manner that could jeopardize the user’s safety or
the safety of others.
All vehicle wheels and tires must be the same size and
type and tires must be properly inflated to produce
accurate signals for the computer.
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ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
Your vehicle is equipped with an advanced electronic
brake control system that include Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Traction Control System (TCS), Brake Assist
System (BAS), and the Electronic Stability Control (ESC).
All four of these systems work together to enhance
vehicle stability and control in various driving conditions.
Also, your vehicle is equipped with Hill Start Assist
(HSA), Ready Alert Braking, and Rain Brake Support.
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
This system aids the driver in maintaining vehicle control
under adverse braking conditions by controlling hydraulic brake pressure. This prevents wheel lock-up to help
avoid skidding on slippery surfaces during braking.
Refer to “Anti-Lock Brake System” in “Starting and
Operating” for further information.
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WARNING!
The ABS cannot prevent the natural laws of physics
from acting on the vehicle, nor can it increase the
traction afforded by prevailing road conditions. The
ABS cannot prevent collisions, including those resulting from excessive speed in turns, driving on
very slippery surfaces, or hydroplaning. The capabilities of an ABS-equipped vehicle must never be
exploited in a reckless or dangerous manner that
could jeopardize the user’s safety or the safety of
others.
Traction Control System (TCS)
This system monitors the amount of wheel spin of each
driven wheel. If wheel spin is detected, brake pressure is
applied to the slipping wheel(s) and engine power is
reduced to provide enhanced acceleration and stability.
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Brake Assist System (BAS)
This system complements the ABS by optimizing the
vehicle braking capability during emergency brake maneuvers. This system detects an emergency braking situation by sensing the rate and amount of brake application
and then applies optimum pressure to the brakes. This
can help reduce braking distances.
Applying the brakes very quickly results in the best BAS
assistance. To receive the benefits of this system, you
must apply continuous brake pedal pressure during the
stopping sequence. Do not reduce brake pedal pressure
unless braking is no longer desired. Once the brake pedal
is released, the BAS is deactivated.
WARNING!
The BAS cannot prevent the natural laws of physics
from acting on the vehicle, nor can it increase the
traction afforded by prevailing road conditions. The
BAS cannot prevent collisions, including those resulting from excessive speed in turns, driving on
very slippery surfaces, or hydroplaning. The capabilities of a BAS-equipped vehicle must never be
exploited in a reckless or dangerous manner that
could jeopardize the user’s safety or the safety of
others.
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
This system enhances directional control and stability of
the vehicle under various driving conditions. The ESC
corrects for oversteering and understeering the vehicle
by applying the brake of the appropriate wheel. Engine
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power may also be reduced to assist in counteracting the ESC On
condition of oversteer or understeer and help the vehicle This is the normal operating mode for the ESC. Whenever the vehicle is started, the ESC system will be in this
maintain the desired path.
mode. This mode should be used for most driving
The ESC uses sensors in the vehicle to determine the path
conditions. The ESC should only be turned OFF for
that the driver intends to steer the vehicle and compares
specific reasons as noted in the following paragraphs.
it to the actual path of the vehicle. When the actual path
does not match the intended path, the ESC applies the Partial Off
brake of the appropriate wheel to assist in counteracting The “Partial Off” mode is intended for times when a
more spirited driving experience is desired. It is also
the condition of oversteer or understeer.
intended for driving in deep snow, sand, or gravel. This
• Oversteer - when the vehicle is turning more than
mode disables the TCS portion of the ESC and raises the
appropriate for the steering wheel position.
threshold for ESC activation, which allows for more
• Understeer - when the vehicle is turning less than wheel spin than what ESC normally allows.
appropriate for the steering wheel position.
ESC Operating Modes
The ESC system has two available operating modes:
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The “ESC Off” switch is located on the switch bank in the
center of the instrument panel. To enter the “Partial Off”
mode, momentarily press the “ESC Off” switch and the
“ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” will illuminate. To turn the ESC on again, momentarily press the
“ESC Off” switch and the “ESC Activation/Malfunction
Indicator Light” will turn off.
NOTE: To improve the vehicle’s traction when driving
with snow chains, or when starting off in deep snow,
sand, or gravel, it may be desirable to switch to the
“Partial Off” mode by momentarily pressing the “ESC
Off” switch. Once the situation requiring “Partial Off”
mode is overcome, turn the ESC on again by momentarily pressing the “ESC Off” switch. This may be done
while the vehicle is in motion.
WARNING!
The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) cannot prevent the natural laws of physics from acting on the
vehicle, nor can it increase the traction afforded by
prevailing road conditions. ESC cannot prevent accidents, including those resulting from excessive speed
in turns, driving on very slippery surfaces, or hydroplaning. Only a safe, attentive, and skillful driver can
prevent accidents. The capabilities of an ESC
equipped vehicle must never be exploited in a reckless or dangerous manner which could jeopardize the
user’s safety or the safety of others.
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Hill Start Assist (HSA)
The HSA system is designed to assist the driver when
starting a vehicle from a stop on a hill. HSA will maintain
the level of brake pressure the driver applied for a short
period of time after the driver takes their foot off of the
brake pedal. If the driver does not apply the throttle
during this short period of time, the system will release
brake pressure and the vehicle will roll down the hill. The
system will release brake pressure in proportion to the
amount of throttle applied as the vehicle starts to move in
the intended direction of travel.
HSA Activation Criteria
The following criteria must be met in order for HSA to
activate:
• Vehicle must be stopped.
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• Gear selection matches vehicle uphill direction (i.e.,
vehicle facing uphill is in forward gear; vehicle backing uphill is in REVERSE gear).
HSA will work in REVERSE and all forward gears when
the activation criteria have been met. The system will not
activate if the vehicle is placed in NEUTRAL or PARK.
WARNING!
There may be situations on minor hills (i.e., less than
8%), with a loaded vehicle, or while pulling a trailer,
when the system will not activate and slight rolling
may occur. This could cause a collision with another
vehicle or object. Always remember the driver is
responsible for braking the vehicle.
• Vehicle must be on a 6% (approximate) grade or
greater hill.
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Towing With HSA
HSA will provide assistance when starting on a grade
when pulling a trailer.
WARNING!
• If you use a trailer brake controller with your
trailer, your trailer brakes may be activated and
deactivated with the brake switch. If so, when the
brake pedal is released, there may not be enough
brake pressure to hold the vehicle and trailer on a
hill and this could cause a collision with another
vehicle or object behind you. In order to avoid
rolling down the hill while resuming acceleration,
manually activate the trailer brake prior to releasing the brake pedal. Always remember the driver
is responsible for braking the vehicle.
WARNING! (Continued)
• HSA is not a parking brake. If you stop the vehicle
on a hill without putting the transmission in
PARK and using the parking brake, it will roll
down the hill and could cause a collision with
another vehicle or object. Always remember to use
the parking brake while parking on a hill, and that
the driver is responsible for braking the vehicle.
HSA Off
If you wish to turn off the HSA system, it can be done
using the Customer Programmable Features in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC). Refer to “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
Ready Alert Braking
(Continued) Ready Alert Braking may reduce the time required to
reach full braking during emergency braking situations.
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It anticipates when an emergency braking situation may ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light and
occur by monitoring how fast the throttle is released by ESC OFF Indicator Light
The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator
the driver. When the throttle is released very quickly,
Light” in the instrument cluster will come on
Ready Alert Braking applies a small amount of brake
when the ignition switch is turned to the ON
pressure. This brake pressure will not be noticed by the
position. It should go out with the engine
driver. The brake system uses this brake pressure to allow
running. If the “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator
a fast brake response if the driver applies the brakes.
Light” comes on continuously with the engine running, a
Rain Brake Support
malfunction has been detected in the ESC system. If this
Rain Brake Support may improve braking performance
light remains on after several ignition cycles, and the
in wet conditions. It will periodically apply a small
vehicle has been driven several miles (kilometers) at
amount of brake pressure to remove any water buildup
speeds greater than 30 mph (48 km/h), see your authoon the front brake rotors. It only functions when the
rized dealer as soon as possible to have the problem
windshield wipers are in the LO or HI mode, it does not
diagnosed and corrected.
function in the intermittent mode. When Rain Brake
Support is active, there is no notification to the driver and The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” (lono driver interaction is required.
cated in the instrument cluster) starts to flash as soon as
the tires lose traction and the ESC system becomes active.
The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” also
flashes when TCS is active. If the “ESC Activation/
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Malfunction Indicator Light” begins to flash during ac- Synchronizing ESC
If the power supply is interrupted (battery
celeration, ease up on the accelerator and apply as little
disconnected or discharged), the “ESC
throttle as possible. Be sure to adapt your speed and
Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” may
driving to the prevailing road conditions.
illuminate with the engine running. If this
NOTE:
should occur, turn the steering wheel completely to the
• The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light”
left and then to the right. The “ESC Activation/
and the “ESC OFF Indicator Light” come on momenMalfunction Indicator Light” should go out. However, if
tarily each time the ignition switch is turned ON.
the light remains on, have the ESC and BAS checked at
• Each time the ignition is turned ON, the ESC system your authorized dealer as soon as possible.
will be ON even if it was turned off previously.
• The ESC system will make buzzing or clicking sounds
when it is active. This is normal; the sounds will stop
when ESC becomes inactive following the maneuver
that caused the ESC activation.
The “ESC OFF Indicator Light” indicates the
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is off.
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NOTE:
• P (Passenger) - Metric tire sizing is based on U.S.
design standards. P-Metric tires have the letter “P”
molded into the sidewall preceding the size designation. Example: P215/65R15 95H.
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
Tire Markings
• European-Metric tire sizing is based on European
design standards. Tires designed to this standard have
the tire size molded into the sidewall beginning with
the section width. The letter ⬙P⬙ is absent from this tire
size designation. Example: 215/65R15 96H.
1 — U.S. DOT Safety Standards Code (TIN)
2 — Size Designation
3 — Service Description
• LT (Light Truck) - Metric tire sizing is based on U.S.
design standards. The size designation for LT-Metric
tires is the same as for P-Metric tires except for the
letters “LT” that are molded into the sidewall preceding the size designation. Example: LT235/85R16.
4 — Maximum Load
5 — Maximum Pressure
6 — Treadwear, Traction and
Temperature Grades
• Temporary spare tires are high-pressure compact
spares designed for temporary emergency use only.
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Tires designed to this standard have the letter “T” • High flotation tire sizing is based on U.S. design
molded into the sidewall preceding the size designastandards and it begins with the tire diameter molded
tion. Example: T145/80D18 103M.
into the sidewall. Example: 31x10.5 R15 LT.
Tire Sizing Chart
EXAMPLE:
Size Designation:
P = Passenger car tire size based on U.S. design standards
ⴖ....blank....ⴖ = Passenger car tire based on European design standards
LT = Light truck tire based on U.S. design standards
T = Temporary spare tire
31 = Overall diameter in inches (in)
215 = Section width in millimeters (mm)
65 = Aspect ratio in percent (%)
— Ratio of section height to section width of tire
10.5 = Section width in inches (in)
R = Construction code
— ⬙R⬙ means radial construction
—⬙D⬙ means diagonal or bias construction
15 = Rim diameter in inches (in)
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EXAMPLE:
Service Description:
95 = Load Index
— A numerical code associated with the maximum load a tire can carry
H = Speed Symbol
— A symbol indicating the range of speeds at which a tire can carry a load corresponding
to its load index under certain operating conditions
— The maximum speed corresponding to the speed symbol should only be achieved under
specified operating conditions (i.e., tire pressure, vehicle loading, road conditions, and
posted speed limits)
Load Identification:
ⴖ....blank....ⴖ = Absence of any text on the sidewall of the tire indicates a Standard Load (SL) tire
Extra Load (XL) = Extra load (or reinforced) tire
Light Load = Light load tire
C, D, E = Load range associated with the maximum load a tire can carry at a specified pressure
Maximum Load — Maximum load indicates the maximum load this tire is designed to carry
Maximum Pressure — Maximum pressure indicates the maximum permissible cold tire inflation pressure for
this tire
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Tire Identification Number (TIN)
The TIN may be found on one or both sides of the tire,
however, the date code may only be on one side. Tires
with white sidewalls will have the full TIN, including the
date code, located on the white sidewall side of the tire.
Look for the TIN on the outboard side of black sidewall
tires as mounted on the vehicle. If the TIN is not found on
the outboard side, then you will find it on the inboard
side of the tire.
EXAMPLE:
DOT MA L9 ABCD 0301
DOT = Department of Transportation
— This symbol certifies that the tire is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation tire
safety standards and is approved for highway use
MA = Code representing the tire manufacturing location (two digits)
L9 = Code representing the tire size (two digits)
ABCD = Code used by the tire manufacturer (one to four digits)
03 = Number representing the week in which the tire was manufactured (two digits)
—03 means the 3rd week.
01 = Number representing the year in which the tire was manufactured (two digits)
—01 means the year 2001
— Prior to July 2000, tire manufacturers were only required to have one number to represent the
year in which the tire was manufactured. Example: 031 could represent the 3rd week of 1981 or 1991
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Tire Terminology And Definitions
Term
B-Pillar
Cold Tire Pressure
Maximum Inflation Pressure
Recommended Inflation Pressure
Tire Placard
Definition
The vehicle B-Pillar is a structural member of the body located
between the front and rear door (of a four-door vehicle) running
from the sill to the roof.
Cold tire inflation pressure is defined as the tire pressure after the
vehicle has not been driven for at least 3 hours, or driven less
than 1 mile (1.6 km) after sitting for a three hour period. Inflation
pressure is measured in units of PSI (pounds per square inch) or
KPa (kilopascals).
The maximum inflation pressure is the maximum permissible cold
tire inflation pressure for this tire. The max inflation pressure is
molded into the sidewall.
Vehicle manufacturer’s recommended tire inflation pressure as
shown on the tire placard.
A paper label permanently attached to the vehicle showing the
vehicle’s loading capacity, the original equipment tire size and the
recommended inflation pressure.
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Tire And Loading Information Placard
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
Tire Placard Location
NOTE: The proper cold tire inflation pressure is listed
on the driver’s side B-Pillar.
Tire and Loading Information Placard
Tire Placard Location
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This placard tells you important information about
the:
1) number of people that can be carried in the vehicle
2) total weight your vehicle can carry
3) tire size designed for your vehicle
4) cold tire inflation pressures for the front, rear, and
spare tires.
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axles must not be exceeded. For further information on
GAWRs, vehicle loading, and trailer towing, refer to
“Vehicle Loading” in this section.
To determine the maximum loading conditions of your
vehicle, locate the statement “The combined weight of
occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX lbs or
XXX kg” on the Tire and Loading Information placard.
The combined weight of occupants, cargo/luggage and
Loading
trailer tongue weight (if applicable) should never exceed
The vehicle maximum load on the tire must not exceed
the weight referenced here.
the load carrying capacity of the tire on your vehicle. You
will not exceed the tire’s load carrying capacity if you Steps For Determining Correct Load Limit
adhere to the loading conditions, tire size, and cold tire
1. Locate the statement “The combined weight of occuinflation pressures specified on the Tire and Loading
pants and cargo should never exceed XXX lbs or XXX kg”
Information placard and in the “Vehicle Loading” section
on your vehicle’s placard.
of this manual.
2. Determine the combined weight of the driver and
NOTE: Under a maximum loaded vehicle condition,
passengers that will be riding in your vehicle.
gross axle weight ratings (GAWRs) for the front and rear
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3. Subtract the combined weight of the driver and pas- NOTE:
• The following table shows examples on how to calcusengers from XXX lbs or XXX kg.
late total load, cargo/luggage, and towing capacities
4. The resulting figure equals the available amount of
of your vehicle with varying seating configurations
cargo and luggage load capacity. For example, if “XXX”
and number and size of occupants. This table is for
amount equals 1,400 lbs (635 kg) and there will be five
illustration purposes only and may not be accurate for
150 lb (68 kg) passengers in your vehicle, the amount of
the seating and load carry capacity of your vehicle.
available cargo and luggage load capacity is 650 lbs
(295 kg) (since 5 x 150 = 750, and 1400 – 750 = 650 lbs • For the following example, the combined weight of
occupants and cargo should never exceed 865 lbs
[295 kg]).
(392 kg).
5. Determine the combined weight of luggage and cargo
being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely
exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity
calculated in Step 4.
6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, load from your
trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this
manual to determine how this reduces the available
cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle.
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Safety
WARNING!
Overloading of your tires is dangerous. Overloading
can cause tire failure, affect vehicle handling, and
increase your stopping distance. Use tires of the
recommended load capacity for your vehicle. Never
overload them.
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
Tire Pressure
Proper tire inflation pressure is essential to the safe and
satisfactory operation of your vehicle. Three primary
areas are affected by improper tire pressure:
WARNING!
• Improperly inflated tires are dangerous and can
cause collisions.
• Under-inflation increases tire flexing and can result in tire over-heating and failure.
• Over-inflation reduces a tire’s ability to cushion
shock. Objects on the road and chuckholes can
cause damage that result in tire failure.
• Unequal tire pressures can cause steering problems. You could lose control of your vehicle.
• Over-inflated or under-inflated tires can affect
vehicle handling and can fail suddenly, resulting
in loss of vehicle control.
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• Unequal tire pressures from one side of the vehicle to the other can cause the vehicle to drift to
the right or left.
• Always drive with each tire inflated to the recommended cold tire inflation pressure.
Economy
Improper inflation pressures can cause uneven wear
patterns to develop across the tire tread. These abnormal
wear patterns will reduce tread life resulting in a need for
earlier tire replacement. Under-inflation also increases
tire rolling resistance and results in higher fuel
consumption.
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Tire Inflation Pressures
The proper cold tire inflation pressure is listed on the
driver’s side “B” Pillar.
Some vehicles may have Supplemental Tire Pressure
Information for vehicle loads that are less than the
maximum loaded vehicle condition. These pressure conditions will be found in the “Supplemental Tire Pressure
Information” section of this manual.
The pressure should be checked and adjusted as well as
inspecting for signs of tire wear or visible damage at least
once a month. Use a good quality pocket-type gauge to
check tire pressure. Do not make a visual judgement
when determining proper inflation. Radial tires may look
properly inflated even when they are under-inflated.
Ride Comfort and Vehicle Stability
Proper tire inflation contributes to a comfortable ride.
Over-inflation produces a jarring and uncomfortable
ride.
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CAUTION!
After inspecting or adjusting the tire pressure, always reinstall the valve stem cap. This will prevent
moisture and dirt from entering the valve stem,
which could damage the valve stem.
Tire pressures change by approximately 1 psi (7 kPa) per
12°F (7°C) of air temperature change. Keep this in mind
when checking tire pressure inside a garage, especially in
the Winter.
Example: If garage temperature = 68°F (20°C) and the
outside temperature = 32°F (0°C) then the cold tire
inflation pressure should be increased by 3 psi (21 kPa),
Inflation pressures specified on the placard are always
which equals 1 psi (7 kPa) for every 12°F (7°C) for this
“cold tire inflation pressure.” Cold tire inflation pressure
outside temperature condition.
is defined as the tire pressure after the vehicle has not
been driven for at least three hours, or driven less than Tire pressure may increase from 2 to 6 psi (13 to 40 kPa)
1 mile (1.6 km) after a three hour period. The cold tire during operation. DO NOT reduce this normal pressure
inflation pressure must not exceed the maximum infla- build up or your tire pressure will be too low.
tion pressure molded into the tire sidewall.
Check tire pressures more often if subject to a wide range
of outdoor temperatures, as tire pressures vary with
temperature changes.
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Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
Radial Ply Tires
The manufacturer advocates driving at safe speeds
WARNING!
within posted speed limits. Where speed limits or conditions are such that the vehicle can be driven at high
Combining radial ply tires with other types of tires
speeds, maintaining correct tire inflation pressure is very
on your vehicle will cause your vehicle to handle
important. Increased tire pressure and reduced vehicle
poorly. The instability could cause a collision. Alloading may be required for high-speed vehicle operaways use radial ply tires in sets of four. Never
tion. Refer to original equipment or an authorized tire
combine them with other types of tires.
dealer for recommended safe operating speeds, loading
and cold tire inflation pressures.
Cuts and punctures in radial tires are repairable only in
the tread area because of sidewall flexing. Consult your
WARNING!
authorized tire dealer for radial tire repairs.
High speed driving with your vehicle under maximum load is dangerous. The added strain on your
tires could cause them to fail. You could have a
serious collision. Do not drive a vehicle loaded to the
maximum capacity at continuous speeds above
75 mph (120 km/h).
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Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire and
CAUTION!
Wheel – If Equipped
The spare tire of your vehicle is equivalent in look and Because of the reduced ground clearance, do not take
function as the original equipment tire and wheel found your vehicle through an automatic car wash with a
on the front or rear axle of your vehicle. This spare tire
compact, full size or limited-use temporary spare
may be used in the tire rotation for your vehicle. If your installed. Damage to the vehicle may result.
vehicle has an option for a spare tire matching original
equipment tire and wheel, refer to the recommended tire Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
rotation pattern in “Tire Rotation Recommendations” in The compact spare is for temporary emergency use only.
“Starting and Operating” for further information.
You can identify if your vehicle is equipped with a
If your vehicle is not equipped with an original equip- compact spare by looking at the spare tire description on
ment tire and wheel as a spare, a non-matching tempo- the Tire and Loading Information Placard located on the
rary emergency use spare may be equipped with your driver’s side door opening or on the sidewall of the tire.
vehicle. Temporary use spares are engineered to be used Compact spare tire descriptions begin with the letter “T”
only with your vehicle. Your vehicle may be equipped or “S” preceding the size designation. Example: T145/
with one of the following types of non-matching tempo- 80D18 103M.
rary use spares; compact, full size, or limited-use.
T, S = Temporary Spare Tire
Do not install more than one non-matching temporary
use spare tire/wheel on the vehicle at any given time.
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Since this tire has limited tread life the original equip- Full Size Spare – If Equipped
ment tire should be repaired (or replaced) and reinstalled The full size spare is for temporary emergency use only.
This tire may look like the original equipped tire on the
on your vehicle at the first opportunity.
front or rear axle of your vehicle, but it is not. This spare
Do not install a wheel cover or attempt to mount a
tire may have limited tread life. When the tread is worn
conventional tire on the compact spare wheel, since the
to the tread wear indicators, the temporary use full size
wheel is designed specifically for the compact spare. Do
spare tire needs to be replaced. Since it is not the same as
not install more than one compact spare tire/wheel on
your original equipment tire, replace (or repair) the
the vehicle at any given time
original equipment tire and reinstall on the vehicle at the
first opportunity.
WARNING!
Compact spares are for temporary emergency use
only. With these spares, do not drive more than
50 mph (80 km/h). Temporary use spares have limited
tread life. When the tread is worn to the tread wear
indicators, the temporary use spare tire needs to be
replaced. Be sure to follow the warnings, which
apply to your spare. Failure to do so could result in
spare tire failure and loss of vehicle control.
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
The limited-use spare tire is for temporary emergency
use only. This tire is identified by a label located on the
limited-use spare wheel. This label contains the driving
limitations for this spare. This tire may look like the
original equipped tire on the front or rear axle of your
vehicle, but it is not. Installation of this limited-use spare
tire affects vehicle handling. Since it is not the same as
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your original equipment tire, replace (or repair) the Tire Spinning
original equipment tire and reinstall on the vehicle at the When stuck in mud, sand, snow, or ice conditions, do not
spin your vehicle’s wheels faster than 30 mph (48 km/h)
first opportunity.
or for longer than 30 seconds continuously without
WARNING!
stopping when you are stuck.
Limited-use spares are for emergency use only. Installation of this limited-use spare tire affects vehicle
handling. With this tire, do not drive more than the
speed listed on the limit-use spare wheel. Keep
inflated to the cold tire inflation pressure listed on
your Tire and Loading Information Placard located
on the driver’s side door opening. Replace (or repair)
the original equipment tire at the first opportunity
and reinstall it on your vehicle. Failure to do so could
result in loss of vehicle control.
WARNING!
Fast spinning tires can be dangerous. Forces generated by excessive wheel speeds may cause tire damage or failure. A tire could explode and injure someone. Do not spin your vehicle’s wheels faster than
30 mph (48 km/h) or for more than 30 seconds
continuously when you are stuck, and do not let
anyone near a spinning wheel, no matter what the
speed.
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Tread Wear Indicators
Tread wear indicators are in the original equipment tires
to help you in determining when your tires should be
replaced.
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These indicators are molded into the bottom of the tread
grooves. They will appear as bands when the tread depth
becomes 1/16 in (2 mm). When the tread is worn to the
tread wear indicators, the tire should be replaced.
Life Of Tire
The service life of a tire is dependent upon varying
factors including, but not limited to:
• Driving style
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• Tire pressure
• Distance driven
WARNING!
1 — Worn Tire
2 — New Tire
Tires and the spare tire should be replaced after six
years, regardless of the remaining tread. Failure to
follow this warning can result in sudden tire failure.
You could lose control and have a collision resulting
in serious injury or death.
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Keep dismounted tires in a cool, dry place with as little
exposure to light as possible. Protect tires from contact
with oil, grease, and gasoline.
Replacement Tires
The tires on your new vehicle provide a balance of many
characteristics. They should be inspected regularly for
wear and correct cold tire inflation pressure. The manufacturer strongly recommends that you use tires equivalent to the originals in size, quality and performance
when replacement is needed. (Refer to the paragraph on
“Tread Wear Indicators”). Refer to the “Tire and Loading
Information” placard for the size designation of your tire.
The service description and load identification will be
found on the original equipment tire. Failure to use
equivalent replacement tires may adversely affect the
safety, handling, and ride of your vehicle. We recommend
that you contact your original equipment or an authorized tire dealer with any questions you may have on tire
specifications or capability.
WARNING!
• Do not use a tire, wheel size or rating other than
that specified for your vehicle. Some combinations
of unapproved tires and wheels may change suspension dimensions and performance characteristics, resulting in changes to steering, handling, and
braking of your vehicle. This can cause unpredictable handling and stress to steering and suspension components. You could lose control and have
a collision resulting in serious injury or death. Use
only the tire and wheel sizes with load ratings
approved for your vehicle.
• Never use a tire with a smaller load index or
capacity, other than what was originally equipped
on your vehicle. Using a tire with a smaller load
index could result in tire overloading and failure.
You could lose control and have a collision.
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NOTE: Do not use tire chains on a compact spare tire.
WARNING! (Continued)
• Failure to equip your vehicle with tires having
adequate speed capability can result in sudden tire
failure and loss of vehicle control.
CAUTION!
Replacing original tires with tires of a different size
may result in false speedometer and odometer readings.
TIRE CHAINS
Use only compact chains or other traction aids that meet
SAE type “Class S” specifications. Chains must be the
proper size for the vehicle, as recommended by the chain
manufacturer. Install tire chains only on P215/65R17,
P225/60R18 and P235/55R18 size tires. Refer to tirechains.com for more information.
CAUTION!
To avoid damage to your vehicle or tires, observe the
following precautions:
• Because of restricted chain clearance between tires
and other suspension components, it is important
that only chains in good condition are used. Broken chains can cause serious damage. Stop the
vehicle immediately if noise occurs that could
indicate chain breakage. Remove the damaged
parts of the chain before further use.
• Install chains on the rear wheels as tightly as
possible and then retighten after driving about 1⁄2
mile (0.8 km).
• Do not exceed 30 mph (48 km/h).
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• Drive cautiously and avoid severe turns and large
bumps, especially with a loaded vehicle.
• Use on rear wheels only.
• Do not drive for prolonged period on dry pavement.
• Observe the tire chain manufacturer’s instructions
on the method of installation, operating speed,
and conditions for use. Always use the lower
suggested operating speed of the chain manufacturer if different from the speed recommended by
the manufacture.
NOTE: In order to avoid damage to tires, chains, and
your vehicle do not drive for a prolonged period on dry
pavement. Observe the tire chain manufacturer’s instructions on method of installation, operating speed, and
conditions for usage.
Always use the lower suggested operating speed if both
the chain manufacturer and vehicle manufacturer suggest a maximum speed. This notice applies to all chain
traction devices, including link and cable (radial) chains.
SNOW TIRES
Some areas of the country require the use of snow tires
during the winter. All season tires can be identified by the
M+S designation on the tire sidewall.
If you need snow tires, select tires equivalent in size and
type to the original equipment tires. Use snow tires only
in sets of four. Failure to do so may adversely affect the
safety and handling of your vehicle.
Snow tires generally have lower speed ratings than what
was originally equipped with your vehicle and should
not be operated at sustained speeds over 75 mph
(120 km/h). For speeds above 75 mph (120 km/h) refer to
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original equipment or an authorized tire dealer for These effects can be reduced by timely rotation of tires.
recommended safe operating speeds, loading and cold The benefits of rotation are especially worthwhile with
aggressive tread designs such as those on all season type
tire inflation pressures.
tires. Rotation will increase tread life, help to maintain
While studded tires improve performance on ice, skid
mud, snow and wet traction levels, and contribute to a
and traction capability on wet or dry surfaces may be
smooth, quiet ride.
poorer than that of non-studded tires. Some states prohibit studded tires; therefore, local laws should be Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
maintenance intervals. The reasons for any rapid or
checked before using these tire types.
unusual wear should be corrected prior to rotation being
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
performed.
Tires on the front and rear axles of vehicles operate at
different loads and perform different steering, driving,
and braking functions. For these reasons, they wear at
unequal rates.
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The suggested rotation method is the “forward cross”
shown in the following diagram. This rotation pattern
does not apply to some directional tires that must not be
reversed.
Tire Rotation
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) will warn the
driver of a low tire pressure based on the vehicle recommended cold placard pressure.
The tire pressure will vary with temperature by about
1 psi (6.9 kPa) for every 12°F (6.5°C). This means that
when the outside temperature decreases, the tire pressure
will decrease. Tire pressure should always be set based
on cold inflation tire pressure. This is defined as the tire
pressure after the vehicle has not been driven for at least
three hours, or driven less than 1 mile (1.6 km) after a
three hour period. The cold tire inflation pressure must
not exceed the maximum inflation pressure molded into
the tire sidewall. Refer to “Tires – General Information”
in “Starting and Operating” for information on how to
properly inflate the vehicle’s tires. The tire pressure will
also increase as the vehicle is driven - this is normal and
there should be no adjustment for this increased pressure.
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The TPMS will warn the driver of a low tire pressure if
the tire pressure falls below the low-pressure warning
limit for any reason, including low temperature effects
and natural pressure loss through the tire.
The TPMS will continue to warn the driver of low tire
pressure as long as the condition exists, and will not turn
off until the tire pressure is at or above the recommended
cold placard pressure. Once the low tire pressure warning (Tire Pressure Monitoring [TPM] Telltale Light) illuminates, you must increase the tire pressure to the
recommended cold placard pressure in order for the TPM
Telltale Light to turn off. The system will automatically
update and the TPM Telltale Light will turn off once the
system receives the updated tire pressures. The vehicle
may need to be driven for up to 20 minutes above 15 mph
(24 km/h) in order for the TPMS to receive this information.
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For example, your vehicle may have a recommended
cold (parked for more than three hours) placard pressure
of 30 psi (207 kPa). If the ambient temperature is 68°F
(20°C) and the measured tire pressure is 27 psi (186 kPa),
a temperature drop to 20°F (-7°C) will decrease the tire
pressure to approximately 23 psi (158 kPa). This tire
pressure is sufficiently low enough to turn ON the TPM
Telltale Light. Driving the vehicle may cause the tire
pressure to rise to approximately 27 psi (186 kPa), but the
TPM Telltale Light will still be ON. In this situation, the
TPM Telltale Light will turn OFF only after the tires are
inflated to the vehicle’s recommended cold placard pressure value.
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CAUTION!
• The TPMS has been optimized for the original
equipment tires and wheels. TPMS pressures and
warning have been established for the tire size
equipped on your vehicle. Undesirable system
operation or sensor damage may result when using replacement equipment that is not of the same
size, type, and/or style. Aftermarket wheels can
cause sensor damage. Do not use aftermarket tire
sealants or balance beads if your vehicle is
equipped with a TPMS, as damage to the sensors
may result.
• After inspecting or adjusting the tire pressure,
always reinstall the valve stem cap. This will
prevent moisture and dirt from entering the valve
stem, which could damage the TPM sensor.
NOTE:
• The TPMS is not intended to replace normal tire care
and maintenance or to provide warning of a tire failure
or condition.
• The TPMS should not be used as a tire pressure gauge
while adjusting your tire pressure.
• Driving on a significantly under-inflated tire causes
the tire to overheat and can lead to tire failure.
Under-inflation also reduces fuel efficiency and tire
tread life, and may affect the vehicle’s handling and
stopping ability.
• The TPMS is not a substitute for proper tire maintenance, and it is the driver’s responsibility to maintain
correct tire pressure using an accurate tire pressure
gauge, even if under-inflation has not reached the
level to trigger illumination of the TPM Telltale Light.
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• Seasonal temperature changes will affect tire pressure, The matching full size spare wheel and tire assembly (if
and the TPMS will monitor the actual tire pressure in equipped) has a TPM sensor. The matching full size spare
can be used in place of any of the four road tires. The
the tire.
TPMS will only monitor the pressure in the full size spare
Base System
when it is used in place of a road tire. Otherwise, a spare
The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses wireless
with a pressure below the low-pressure limit will not
technology with wheel rim mounted electronic sensors to
cause the TPM Telltale Light to illuminate or the chime to
monitor tire pressure levels. Sensors mounted to each
sound.
wheel as part of the valve stem transmit tire pressure
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
readings to the receiver module.
The TPM Telltale Light will illuminate in the
NOTE: It is particularly important for you to check the
instrument cluster, a ⬙LOW TIRE⬙ message will be
tire pressure in all of the tires on your vehicle monthly
displayed and a chime will sound when tire presand to maintain the proper pressure.
sure is low in one or more of the four active road tires.
Should this occur, you should stop as soon as possible,
The TPMS consists of the following components:
check the inflation pressure of each tire on your vehicle,
• Receiver module,
and inflate each tire to the vehicle’s recommended cold
• Four TPM sensors, and
placard pressure value. Once the system receives the
updated tire pressures, the system will automatically
• TPM Telltale Light
update and the TPM Telltale Light and ⬙LOW TIRE⬙
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message will turn off. The vehicle may need to be driven 4. Using tire chains on the vehicle.
for up to 20 minutes above 15 mph (24 km/h) in order for
5. Using wheels/tires not equipped with TPM sensors.
the TPMS to receive this information.
Vehicles with Full Size Spare
Service TPMS Warning
If a system fault is detected, the TPM Telltale Light will 1. The matching full size spare wheel and tire assembly
flash on and off for 75 seconds and then remain on solid. has a TPM sensor that can be monitored by the TPMS.
The system fault will also sound a chime. If the ignition
2. If you install the full size spare in place of a road tire
switch is cycled, this sequence will repeat, providing the
that has a pressure below the low-pressure warning limit,
system fault still exists. The TPM Telltale Light will turn
upon the next ignition switch cycle, a chime will sound
off when the fault condition no longer exists. A system
and the TPM Telltale Light and ⬙LOW TIRE⬙ message will
fault can occur due to any of the following:
turn ON.
1. Signal interference due to electronic devices or driving
3. Driving the vehicle for up to 20 minutes above 15 mph
next to facilities emitting the same radio frequencies as
(24 km/h) will turn off the TPM Telltale Light and ⬙LOW
the TPM sensors.
TIRE⬙ message as long as no tire pressure is below the
2. Installing aftermarket window tinting that contains low-pressure warning limit in any of the four active road
materials that may block radio wave signals.
tires.
3. Accumulation of snow or ice around the wheels or
wheel housings.
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1. The compact spare tire does not have a TPM sensor.
Therefore, the TPMS will not monitor the pressure in the
compact spare tire.
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5. Once you repair or replace the original road tire, and
reinstall it on the vehicle in place of the compact spare,
the TPMS will update automatically and the TPM Telltale
Light will turn OFF, as long as no tire pressure is below
the low-pressure warning limit in any of the four active
road tires. The vehicle may need to be driven for up to
20 minutes above 15 mph (24 km/h) in order for the
TPMS to receive this information.
2. If you install the compact spare tire in place of a road
tire that has a pressure below the low-pressure warning
limit, upon the next ignition switch cycle, a chime will
sound and the TPM Telltale Light and ⬙LOW TIRE⬙
Premium System – If Equipped
message will turn ON.
The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses wireless
3. After driving the vehicle for up to 20 minutes above technology with wheel rim mounted electronic sensors to
15 mph (24 km/h), the ⬙LOW TIRE⬙ message will turn off monitor tire pressure levels. Sensors mounted to each
and the TPM Telltale Light will flash on and off for wheel as part of the valve stem transmit tire pressure
readings to the receiver module.
75 seconds and then remain on solid.
4. For each subsequent ignition switch cycle, a chime will NOTE: It is particularly important for you to check the
sound and the TPM Telltale Light will flash on and off for tire pressure in all of the tires on your vehicle monthly
and to maintain the proper pressure.
75 seconds and then remain on solid.
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tire pressure is low in one or more of the four active road
tires. In addition, the EVIC will display a ⬙LOW TIRE⬙
message and a graphic showing the pressure values of
each tire with the low tire pressure values flashing.
The TPMS consists of the following components:
• Receiver module,
• Four TPM sensors,
• Various TPMS messages, which display in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), and
• TPM Telltale Light
The matching full size spare wheel and tire assembly (if
equipped) has a TPM sensor. The full size spare can be
used in place of any of the four road tires. A spare with a
pressure below the low-pressure limit will not cause the
TPM Telltale Light to illuminate or the chime to sound.
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
The TPM Telltale Light will illuminate in the
instrument cluster and a chime will sound when
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Should this occur, you should stop as soon as possible for a minimum of five seconds and then display dashes
and inflate the tires with a low pressure condition (those (- -) in place of the pressure value to indicate which
flashing in the EVIC graphic) to the vehicle’s recom- sensor is not being received.
mended cold placard pressure inflation value. Once the
system receives the updated tire pressures, the system
will automatically update, the graphic display in the
EVIC will stop flashing, and the TPM Telltale Light will
turn off. The vehicle may need to be driven for up to
20 minutes above 15 mph (24 km/h) in order for the
TPMS to receive this information.
Service TPMS Warning
If a system fault is detected, the TPM Telltale Light will
flash on and off for 75 seconds and then remain on solid.
The system fault will also sound a chime. In addition, the
EVIC will display a ⬙SERVICE TPM SYSTEM⬙ message
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The EVIC will also display a ⬙SERVICE TPM SYSTEM⬙
message for a minimum of five seconds when a system
fault related to an incorrect sensor location fault is
detected. In this case, the ⬙SERVICE TPM SYSTEM⬙
message is then followed with a graphic display with
pressure values still shown. This indicates that the pressure values are still being received from the TPM sensors
but they may not be located in the correct vehicle
1. Signal interference due to electronic devices or driving
position. The system still needs to be serviced as long as
next to facilities emitting the same radio frequencies as
the ⬙SERVICE TPM SYSTEM⬙ message is displayed.
the TPM sensors.
Vehicles with Full Size Spare
2. Installing aftermarket window tinting that contains
materials that may block radio wave signals.
1. The matching full size spare wheel and tire assembly
has a TPM sensor that can be monitored by the TPMS.
3. Accumulation of snow or ice around the wheels or
wheel housings.
2. If you install the full size spare in place of a road tire
that has a pressure below the low-pressure warning limit,
4. Using tire chains on the vehicle.
upon the next ignition switch cycle, a chime will sound
5. Using wheels/tires not equipped with TPM sensors. and the TPM Telltale Light will turn ON. In addition, the
If the ignition switch is cycled, this sequence will repeat,
providing the system fault still exists. If the system fault
no longer exists, the TPM Telltale Light will no longer
flash, and the ⬙SERVICE TPM SYSTEM⬙ message will no
longer display, and a pressure value will display in place
of the dashes. A system fault can occur due to any of the
following:
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EVIC will display a low pressure message and a graphic 3. After driving the vehicle for up to 20 minutes above
showing the low tire pressure value flashing.
15 mph (24 km/h), the TPM Telltale Light will flash on
and off for 75 seconds and then remain on solid. In
3. After driving the vehicle for up to 20 minutes above
addition, the EVIC will display a ⬙SERVICE TPM SYS15 mph (24 km/h) the TPM Telltale Light will turn OFF,
TEM⬙ message for a minimum of five seconds and then
as long as no tire pressure is below the low-pressure
display dashes (- -) in place of the pressure value.
warning limit in any of the four active road tires.
4. For each subsequent ignition switch cycle, a chime will
Vehicles with Compact Spare
sound, the TPM Telltale Light will flash on and off for
1. The compact spare tire does not have a TPM sensor. 75 seconds and then remain on solid, and the EVIC will
Therefore, the TPMS will not monitor the pressure in the display a ⬙SERVICE TPM SYSTEM⬙ message for a minimum of five seconds and then display dashes (- -) in
compact spare tire.
place of the pressure value.
2. If you install the compact spare tire in place of a road
tire that has a pressure below the low-pressure warning 5. Once you repair or replace the original road tire and
limit, upon the next ignition switch cycle, the TPM reinstall it on the vehicle in place of the compact spare,
Telltale Light will remain ON and a chime will sound. In the TPMS will update automatically. In addition, the
addition, the graphic in the EVIC will still display a TPM Telltale Light will turn OFF and the graphic in the
EVIC will display a new pressure value instead of dashes
flashing pressure value.
(- -), as long as no tire pressure is below the low-pressure
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warning limit in any of the four active road tires. The FUEL REQUIREMENTS
vehicle may need to be driven for up to 20 minutes above
3.6L Engine – If Equipped
15 mph (24 km/h) in order for the TPMS to receive this
This engine is designed to meet all emisinformation.
sions regulations and provide excellent
General Information
fuel economy and performance when usThis device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and
ing high-quality unleaded “regular” gasoRSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the
line having an octane rating of 87. The use
following conditions:
of premium gasoline is not recommended,
as it will not provide any benefit over regular gasoline in
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
these engines.
• This device must accept any interference received,
5.7L Engine – If Equipped
including interference that may cause undesired
This engine is designed to meet all emisoperation.
sions regulations and provide satisfactory
fuel economy and performance when usThe TPM sensors are regulated under one of the following high-quality unleaded gasoline having
ing licenses:
an octane range of 87 to 89. The manufacturer recommends the use of 89 octane for
United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MRXC4W4MA4
Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2546A-C4W4MA4
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optimum performance. The use of premium gasoline is Reformulated Gasoline
not recommended, as it will not provide any benefit over Many areas of the country require the use of cleaner
burning gasoline referred to as “Reformulated Gasoline.”
regular gasoline in these engines.
Reformulated gasoline contains oxygenates and are speLight spark knock at low engine speeds is not harmful to
cifically blended to reduce vehicle emissions and imyour engine. However, continued heavy spark knock at
prove air quality.
high speeds can cause damage and immediate service is
required. Poor quality gasoline can cause problems such The manufacturer supports the use of reformulated gasoas hard starting, stalling, and hesitations. If you experi- line. Properly blended reformulated gasoline will proence these symptoms, try another brand of gasoline vide excellent performance and durability of engine and
fuel system components.
before considering service for the vehicle.
Over 40 auto manufacturers worldwide have issued and
endorsed consistent gasoline specifications (the Worldwide Fuel Charter, WWFC) which define fuel properties
necessary to deliver enhanced emissions, performance,
and durability for your vehicle. The manufacturer recommends the use of gasolines that meet the WWFC specifications if they are available.
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
Some fuel suppliers blend unleaded gasoline with oxygenates such as Ethanol. Fuels blended with oxygenates
may be used in your vehicle.
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If a Non-FFV vehicle is inadvertently fueled with E-85
fuel, the engine will have some or all of these symptoms:
CAUTION!
DO NOT use gasoline containing Methanol or gasoline containing more than 10% Ethanol. Use of these
blends may result in starting and driveability problems, damage critical fuel system components, cause
emissions to exceed the applicable standard, and/or
cause the “Malfunction Indicator Light” to illuminate. Pump labels should clearly communicate if a
fuel contains greater than 10% Ethanol.
• operate in a lean mode
• OBD II “Malfunction Indicator Light” on
• poor engine performance
• poor cold start and cold driveability
• increased risk for fuel system component corrosion
To fix a Non-FFV vehicle inadvertently fueled once with
Problems that result from using gasoline containing E-85 perform the following:
Methanol or gasoline containing more than 10% Ethanol
• change the engine oil and oil filter
are not the responsibility of the manufacturer and may
• disconnect and reconnect the battery
not be covered under warranty.
• drain the fuel tank (see your authorized dealer)
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
Non-FFV vehicles are compatible with gasoline containMore extensive repairs will be required for prolonged
ing 10% ethanol (E10). Gasoline with higher ethanol
exposure to E-85 fuel.
content may void the vehicle’s warranty.
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MMT In Gasoline
MMT is a manganese-containing metallic additive that is
blended into some gasoline to increase octane. Gasoline
blended with MMT provides no performance advantage
beyond gasoline of the same octane number without
MMT. Gasoline blended with MMT reduces spark plug
life and reduces emissions system performance in some
vehicles. The manufacturer recommends that gasoline
without MMT be used in your vehicle. The MMT content
of gasoline may not be indicated on the gasoline pump,
therefore, you should ask your gasoline retailer whether
the gasoline contains MMT. It is even more important to
look for gasoline without MMT in Canada, because MMT
can be used at levels higher than those allowed in the
United States. MMT is prohibited in Federal and California reformulated gasoline.
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Materials Added to Fuel
All gasoline sold in the United States is required to
contain effective detergent additives. Use of additional
detergents or other additives is not needed under normal
conditions and they would result in additional cost.
Therefore, you should not have to add anything to the
fuel.
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CAUTION!
Follow these guidelines to maintain your vehicle’s
performance:
• The use of leaded gas is prohibited by Federal law.
Using leaded gasoline can impair engine performance and damage the emissions control system.
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CAUTION! (Continued)
• An out-of-tune engine or certain fuel or ignition
malfunctions can cause the catalytic converter to
overheat. If you notice a pungent burning odor or
some light smoke, your engine may be out of tune
or malfunctioning and may require immediate
service. Contact your authorized dealer for service
assistance.
• The use of fuel additives, which are now being
sold as octane enhancers, is not recommended.
Most of these products contain high concentrations of methanol. Fuel system damage or vehicle
performance problems resulting from the use of
such fuels or additives is not the responsibility of
the manufacturer.
WARNING!
Carbon monoxide (CO) in exhaust gases is deadly.
Follow the precautions below to prevent carbon
monoxide poisoning:
• Do not inhale exhaust gases. They contain carbon
monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas, which can
kill. Never run the engine in a closed area, such as
a garage, and never sit in a parked vehicle with the
engine running for an extended period. If the
vehicle is stopped in an open area with the engine
running for more than a short period, adjust the
ventilation system to force fresh, outside air into
the vehicle.
NOTE: Intentional tampering with the emissions control system can result in civil penalties being assessed
against you.
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CAUTION!
• Guard against carbon monoxide with proper
maintenance. Have the exhaust system inspected
every time the vehicle is raised. Have any abnormal conditions repaired promptly. Until repaired,
drive with all side windows fully open.
Only vehicles with the E-85 fuel filler door label can
operate on E-85.
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.6L ENGINE ONLY) — IF
EQUIPPED
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E-85 General Information
The information in this section is for Flexible Fuel vehicles only. These vehicles can be identified by a unique
fuel filler door label that states Ethanol (E-85) or Unleaded Gasoline Only. This section only covers those
subjects that are unique to these vehicles. Please refer to
the other sections of this manual for information on
features that are common between Flexible Fuel and
gasoline-only powered vehicles.
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Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
When you do switch fuel types it is recommended that:
E-85 is a mixture of approximately 85% fuel ethanol and
• you do not switch when the fuel gauge indicates less
15% unleaded gasoline.
than 1/4 full
WARNING!
Ethanol vapors are extremely flammable and could
cause serious personal injury. Never have any smoking materials lit in or near the vehicle when filling
the tank. Do not use E-85 as a cleaning agent and
never use it near an open flame.
• you do not add less than 5 gallons (19 Liters) when
refueling
• you operate the vehicle immediately after refueling for
a period of at least 5 minutes
Observing these precautions will avoid possible hard
starting and/or significant deterioration in driveability
during warm up.
Fuel Requirements
Your vehicle will operate on both unleaded gasoline with NOTE:
an octane rating of 87, or E-85 fuel, or any mixture of • When the ambient temperature is above 90° F (32° C),
you may experience hard starting and rough idle
these two. For best results, a refueling pattern that
following start up even if the above recommendations
alternates between E-85 and unleaded gasoline should be
are followed.
avoided.
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• Some additives used in regular gasoline are not fully
compatible with E-85 and may form deposits in your
engine. To eliminate driveability issues that may be
caused by these deposits, a supplemental gasoline
additive, such as MOPAR威 Injector Cleanup or
Techron may be used.
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles
(E-85) and Gasoline Vehicles
FFV vehicles operated on E-85 require specially formulated engine oils. These special requirements are included
in MOPAR威 engine oils, and in equivalent oils meeting
Chrysler Specification MS-6395. The manufacturer requires engine oils that are API Certified and meet the
requirements of Material Standard MS-6395. MS-6395
contains additional requirements, developed during extensive fleet testing, to provide additional protection to
Chrysler Group LLC engines. Use MOPAR威 or an
equivalent oil meeting the specification MS-6395.
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The characteristics of E-85 fuel make it unsuitable for use
when ambient temperatures fall below 0°F (-18°C). In the
range of 0°F (-18°C) to 32°F (0°C), you may experience an
increase in the time it takes for your engine to start, and
a deterioration in driveability (sags and/or hesitations)
until the engine is fully warmed up.
NOTE: Use of the engine block heater (if equipped) is
beneficial for E-85 startability when the ambient temperature is less than 32°F (0°C).
Cruising Range
Because E-85 fuel contains less energy per gallon/liter
than gasoline, you will experience an increase in fuel
consumption. You can expect your miles per gallon
(mpg)/miles per liter and your driving range to decrease
by about 30%, compared to gasoline operation.
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Replacement Parts
ADDING FUEL
Many components in your Flexible Fuel Vehicle (FFV) are
1. Press the fuel filler door release switch (located in the
designed to be compatible with ethanol. Always be sure
driver’s door map pocket).
that your vehicle is serviced with correct ethanol compatible parts.
CAUTION!
Replacing fuel system components with non-ethanol
compatible components can damage your vehicle.
Maintenance
CAUTION!
Do not use ethanol mixture greater than 85% in your
vehicle. It will cause difficulty in cold starting and
may affect driveability.
Fuel Filler Door Release Switch
2. Open the fuel filler door.
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4. Insert the fuel nozzle fully into the filler pipe – the
nozzle opens and holds the flapper door while refueling.
NOTE: Only the correct size nozzle opens the latches
allowing the flapper door to open.
5. Fill the vehicle with fuel – when the fuel nozzle
“clicks” or shuts off the fuel tank is full.
6. Remove the fuel nozzle and close the fuel door.
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Fuel Filler Door
3. There is no fuel filler cap. A flapper door inside the
pipe seals the system.
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NOTE: A funnel is provided (located in the trunk in the
spare tire area) to open the flapper door to allow for
emergency refueling with a gas can.
CAUTION!
To avoid fuel spillage and overfilling, do not “top
off” the fuel tank after filling.
WARNING!
Fuel Funnel
• Never have any smoking materials lit in or near
the vehicle when the fuel door is open or the tank
is being filled.
• Never add fuel when the engine is running. This is
in violation of most state and federal fire regulations and may cause the “Malfunction Indicator
Light” to turn on.
• A fire may result if gasoline is pumped into a
portable container that is inside of a vehicle. You
could be burned. Always place gas containers on
the ground while filling.
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3. Pull the release cable.
Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release
If you are unable to open the fuel filler door, use the fuel
filler door emergency release.
1. Open the trunk.
2. Remove the access cover (located on the left side inner
trim panel).
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Release Cable
Access Cover
VEHICLE LOADING
The load carrying capacity of your vehicle is shown on
the “Vehicle Certification Label.” This information
should be used for passenger and luggage loading as
indicated.
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Do not exceed the specified Gross Vehicle Weight Rating The bar code allows a computer scanner to read the VIN.
(GVWR) or the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR).
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
Vehicle Certification Label
The GVWR is the total allowable weight of your vehicle.
Your vehicle has a Vehicle Certification Label affixed to This includes driver, passengers, and cargo. The total load
the rear of the driver’s door.
must be limited so that you do not exceed the GVWR.
The label contains the following information:
• Name of manufacturer
• Month and year of manufacture
• Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
The GAWR is the maximum capacity of the front and rear
axles. Distribute the load over the front and rear axles
evenly. Make sure that you do not exceed either front or
rear GAWR.
• Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) front
WARNING!
• Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) rear
Because the front wheels steer the vehicle, it is
important that you do not exceed the maximum front
or rear GAWR. A dangerous driving condition can
result if either rating is exceeded. You could lose
control of the vehicle and have a collision.
• Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
• Type of Vehicle
• Month Day and Hour of Manufacture (MDH)
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Overloading
The load carrying components (axle, springs, tires,
wheels, etc.) of your vehicle will provide satisfactory
service as long as you do not exceed the GVWR and the
front and rear GAWR.
The best way to figure out the total weight of your
vehicle is to weigh it when it is fully loaded and ready for
operation. Weigh it on a commercial scale to ensure that
it is not over the GVWR.
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Loading
To load your vehicle properly, first figure out its empty
weight, axle-by-axle and side-by-side. Store heavier items
down low and be sure you distribute their weight as
evenly as possible. Stow all loose items securely before
driving. If weighing the loaded vehicle shows that you
have exceeded either GAWR, but the total load is within
the specified GVWR, you must redistribute the weight.
Improper weight distribution can have an adverse effect
on the way your vehicle steers and handles and the way
the brakes operate.
Figure out the weight on the front and rear of the vehicle
separately. It is important that you distribute the load
NOTE:
evenly over the front and rear axles.
• Refer to the “Vehicle Certification Label” affixed to the
rear of the driver’s door for your vehicle’s GVWR and
Overloading can cause potential safety hazards and
GAWRs.
shorten useful service life. Heavier axles or suspension
components do not necessarily increase the vehicle’s
• Refer to the “Tire Placard” for your vehicle’s proper
GVWR.
tire pressure.
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TRAILER TOWING
In this section, you will find safety tips and information
on limits to the type of towing you can reasonably do
with your vehicle. Before towing a trailer, carefully
review this information to tow your load as efficiently
and safely as possible.
exceed the GVWR. Refer to “Vehicle Loading/Vehicle
Certification Label” in “Starting and Operating” for
further information.
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
The GTW is the weight of the trailer plus the weight of all
cargo, consumables, and equipment (permanent or temTo maintain warranty coverage, follow the requirements porary) loaded in or on the trailer in its ⬙loaded and
and recommendations in this manual concerning ve- ready for operation⬙ condition.
hicles used for trailer towing.
The recommended way to measure GTW is to put your
Common Towing Definitions
fully loaded trailer on a vehicle scale. The entire weight
The following trailer towing related definitions will assist of the trailer must be supported by the scale.
you in understanding the following information:
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
The GCWR is the total permissible weight of your vehicle
The GVWR is the total allowable weight of your vehicle. and trailer when weighed in combination.
This includes driver, passengers, cargo, and tongue
NOTE: The GCWR rating includes a 150 lbs (68 kg)
weight. The total load must be limited so that you do not
allowance for the presence of a driver.
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Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
The GAWR is the maximum capacity of the front and rear
axles. Distribute the load over the front and rear axles
evenly. Make sure that you do not exceed either front or
rear GAWR. Refer to “Vehicle Loading/Vehicle Certification Label” in “Starting and Operating” for further
information.
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Frontal Area
The frontal area is the maximum height multiplied by the
maximum width of the front of a trailer.
Trailer Sway Control
The trailer sway control is a telescoping link that can be
installed between the hitch receiver and the trailer tongue
that typically provides adjustable friction associated with
the telescoping motion to dampen any unwanted trailer
swaying motions while traveling.
It is important that you do not exceed the maximum
front or rear GAWR. A dangerous driving condition
can result if either rating is exceeded. You could lose
control of the vehicle and have a collision.
Weight-Carrying Hitch
A weight-carrying hitch supports the trailer tongue
weight, just as if it were luggage located at a hitch ball or
some other connecting point of the vehicle. These kinds
of hitches are the most popular on the market today and
Tongue Weight (TW)
they are commonly used to tow small- and mediumThe tongue weight is the downward force exerted on the
sized trailers.
hitch ball by the trailer. In most cases, it should not be less
than 10% or more than 15% of the trailer load. You must
consider this as part of the load on your vehicle.
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Weight-Distributing Hitch
A weight-distributing system works by applying leverage through spring (load) bars. They are typically used
for heavier loads to distribute trailer tongue weight to the
tow vehicle’s front axle and the trailer axle(s). When used
in accordance with the manufacturer’s directions, it provides for a more level ride, offering more consistent
steering and brake control thereby enhancing towing
safety. The addition of a friction / hydraulic sway control
also dampens sway caused by traffic and crosswinds and
contributes positively to tow vehicle and trailer stability.
Trailer sway control and a weight distributing (load
equalizing) hitch are recommended for heavier Tongue
Weights (TW) and may be required depending on vehicle
and trailer configuration / loading to comply with Gross
Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) requirements.
WARNING!
• An improperly adjusted weight distributing hitch
system may reduce handling, stability, braking
performance, and could result in a collision.
• Weight distributing systems may not be compatible with surge brake couplers. Consult with your
hitch and trailer manufacturer or a reputable recreational
vehicle
dealer
for
additional
information.
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Trailer Hitch Classification
Your vehicle may be factory equipped for safe towing of
trailers weighing over 2,000 lbs (907 kg) with the optional
Trailer Tow Prep Package. See your authorized dealer for
package content.
The following chart provides the industry standard for
the maximum trailer weight a given trailer hitch class can
tow and should be used to assist you in selecting the
correct trailer hitch for your intended towing condition.
Refer to the “Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer
Weight Ratings)” chart for the Maximum GTW towable
for your given drivetrain.
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Trailer Hitch Classification Definitions
Max. Trailer Hitch
Class
Industry Standards
I - Light Duty
2,000 lbs (907 kg)
II - Medium Duty
3,500 lbs (1 587 kg)
III - Heavy Duty
5,000 lbs (2 268 kg)
IV - Extra Heavy
10,000 lbs (4 540 kg)
Class
Class
Class
Class
Duty
Refer to the “Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum
Trailer Weight Ratings)” chart for the Maximum
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) towable for your given
drivetrain.
All trailer hitches should be professionally installed on
your vehicle.
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Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
The following chart provides the maximum trailer weight ratings towable for your given drivetrain.
Engine/Transmission
Frontal Area
Max. GTW (Gross Trailer Wt.)
Max. Tongue Wt. (See Note)
3.6L Automatic
22 sq ft (2.04 sq m)
1,000 lbs (454 kg)
100 lbs (45 kg)
5.7L Automatic
32 sq ft (2.97 sq m)
2,000 lbs (907 kg)
200 lbs (91 kg)
Refer to local laws for maximum trailer towing speeds
NOTE: The trailer tongue weight must be considered as part of the combined weight of occupants and
cargo, and it should never exceed the weight referenced on the “Tire and Loading Information” placard. Refer to “Tire Safety Information” in “Starting and Operating” for further information.
Never exceed the maximum tongue weight stamped on
Trailer And Tongue Weight
Always load a trailer with 60% to 65% of the weight in your bumper or trailer hitch.
the front of the trailer. This places 10% to 15% of the
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) on the tow hitch of your
vehicle. Loads balanced over the wheels or heavier in the
rear can cause the trailer to sway severely side to side
which will cause loss of control of the vehicle and trailer.
Failure to load trailers heavier in front is the cause of
many trailer collisions.
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NOTE: Remember that everything put into or on the
trailer adds to the load on your vehicle. Also, additional
factory-installed options or dealer-installed options must
be considered as part of the total load on your vehicle.
Refer to the “Tire and Loading Information” placard for
the maximum combined weight of occupants and cargo
for your vehicle.
Towing Requirements
To promote proper break-in of your new vehicle drivetrain components the following guidelines are recommended:
Consider the following items when computing the
weight on the rear axle of the vehicle:
• The tongue weight of the trailer.
• The weight of any other type of cargo or equipment
put in or on your vehicle.
CAUTION!
• Do not tow a trailer at all during the first 500 miles
(805 km) the new vehicle is driven. The engine,
axle or other parts could be damaged.
• The weight of the driver and all passengers.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Then, during the first 500 miles (805 km) that a
trailer is towed, do not drive over 50 mph
(80 km/h) and do not make starts at full throttle.
This helps the engine and other parts of the
vehicle wear in at the heavier loads.
• Make certain that the load is secured in the trailer
and it will not shift during travel. When trailering
cargo that is not fully secured, dynamic load shifts
can occur that may be difficult for the driver to
control. You could lose control of your vehicle and
have a collision.
• When hauling cargo or towing a trailer, do not
overload your vehicle or trailer. Overloading can
cause a loss of control, poor performance, or damage to brakes, axle, engine, transmission, steering,
suspension, chassis structure, or tires.
• Safety chains must always be used between your
vehicle and trailer. Always connect the chains to
the frame or hook retainers of the vehicle hitch.
Cross the chains under the trailer tongue and
allow enough slack for turning corners.
WARNING!
Improper towing can lead to an injury collision.
Follow these guidelines to make your trailer towing
as safe as possible:
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Towing Requirements – Tires
WARNING! (Continued)
• Vehicles with trailers should not be parked on a
grade. When parking, apply the parking brake on
the tow vehicle. Put the tow vehicle automatic
transmission in PARK. Always, block or ⴖchockⴖ
the trailer wheels.
• GCWR must not be exceeded.
• Total weight must be distributed between the tow
vehicle and the trailer such that the following four
ratings are not exceeded:
1. Max loading as defined on the “Tire and Loading Information” placard.
2. GTW
3. GAWR
4. Tongue weight rating for the trailer hitch utilized. (This requirement may limit the ability to
always achieve the 10% to 15% range of tongue
weight as a percentage of total trailer weight.)
− Do not attempt to tow a trailer while using a compact
spare tire.
− Proper tire inflation pressures are essential to the safe
and satisfactory operation of your vehicle. Refer to
“Tires – General Information” in “Starting and Operating” for information on tire pressures and for proper
tire inflation procedures.
− Check the trailer tires for proper tire inflation pressures before trailer usage.
− Check for signs of tire wear or visible tire damage
before towing a trailer. Refer to “Tires – General
Information” in “Starting and Operating” for information on tread wear indicators and for the proper
inspection procedure.
− When replacing tires, refer to “Tires – General Information” in “Starting and Operating” for information
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on replacement tires and for the proper tire replacement procedures. Replacing tires with a higher load
carrying capacity will not increase the vehicle’s GVWR
and GAWR limits.
Towing Requirements – Trailer Brakes
− Do not interconnect the hydraulic brake system or
vacuum system of your vehicle with that of the trailer.
This could cause inadequate braking and possible
personal injury.
− An electronically actuated trailer brake controller is
required when towing a trailer with electronically
actuated brakes. When towing a trailer equipped with
a hydraulic surge actuated brake system, an electronic
brake controller is not required.
CAUTION!
If the trailer weighs more than 1,000 lbs (454 kg)
loaded, it should have its own brakes, and they
should be of adequate capacity. Failure to do this
could lead to accelerated brake lining wear, higher
brake pedal effort, and longer stopping distances.
WARNING!
• Do not connect trailer brakes to your vehicle’s
hydraulic brake lines. It can overload your brake
system and cause it to fail. You might not have
brakes when you need them and could have an
collision.
− Trailer brakes are recommended for trailers over
1,000 lbs (454 kg) and required for trailers in excess of
2,000 lbs (907 kg).
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• Towing any trailer will increase your stopping
distance. When towing, you should allow for additional space between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. Failure to do so could result
in a collision.
The electrical connections are all complete to the vehicle
but you must mate the harness to a trailer connector.
Refer to the following illustrations.
Towing Requirements – Trailer Lights And Wiring
Whenever you pull a trailer, regardless of the trailer size,
stoplights and turn signals on the trailer are required for
motoring safety.
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The Trailer Tow Package may include a four and sevenpin wiring harness. Use a factory approved trailer harness and connector.
NOTE: Do not cut or splice wiring into the vehicles
wiring harness.
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Four-Pin Connector
1 — Female Pins
2 — Male Pin
3 — Ground
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5 — Left Stop/Turn
6 — Right Stop/Turn
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Towing Tips
Before setting out on a trip, practice turning, stopping,
and backing up the trailer in an area located away from
heavy traffic.
Automatic Transmission
The DRIVE range can be selected when towing. However, if frequent shifting occurs while in this range, select
a lower gear range using the AutoStick威 shift control.
Seven-Pin Connector
1
2
3
4
—
—
—
—
Battery
Backup Lamps
Right Stop/Turn
Electric Brakes
5 — Ground
6 — Left Stop/Turn
7 — Running Lamps
NOTE: Selecting a lower gear range while operating the
vehicle under heavy operating conditions will improve
performance and extend transmission life by reducing
excessive shifting and heat buildup. This action will also
provide better engine braking.
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If you REGULARLY tow a trailer for more than 45 min- AutoStick威
utes of continuous operation, then change the automatic
− By using the AutoStick威 mode and selecting a specific
transmission fluid and filter according to the interval
gear range, frequent shifting can be avoided. The
specified for “police, taxi, fleet, or frequent trailer towhighest gear range should be selected that allows for
ing.” Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
adequate performance. For example, choose “4” if the
maintenance intervals.
desired speed can be maintained. Choose “3” or “2” if
Electronic Speed Control – If Equipped
needed to maintain the desired speed.
− Do not use in hilly terrain or with heavy loads.
− Extended driving at high RPM should be avoided to
prevent excess heat generation. A reduction in vehicle
− When using the speed control, if you experience speed
speed may be required to avoid extended driving at
drops greater than 10 mph (16 km/h), disengage until
high RPM. Return to a higher gear range or vehicle
you can get back to cruising speed.
speed when road conditions and RPM level allows.
− Use speed control in flat terrain and with light loads to
maximize fuel efficiency.
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RECREATIONAL TOWING
To reduce potential for engine and transmission over- (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
heating, take the following actions:
Two-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive
− City Driving
Recreational towing (with all four wheels on the ground,
When stopped for short periods of time, shift the trans- or using a tow dolly) is NOT ALLOWED. The only
mission into NEUTRAL and increase engine idle speed. acceptable method for towing this vehicle (behind another vehicle) is on a vehicle trailer with all four wheels
− Highway Driving
OFF the ground.
Reduce speed.
− Air Conditioning
Turn off temporarily.
CAUTION!
Towing this vehicle in violation of the above requirements can cause severe transmission and/or transfer
case damage. Such damage is not covered by the New
Vehicle Limited Warranty.
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CONTENTS
䡵 Hazard Warning Flashers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438 䡵 Jump-Starting Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448
䡵 If Your Engine Overheats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
▫ Preparations For Jump-Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448
䡵 Jacking And Tire Changing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439
▫ Jump-Starting Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 450
▫ Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage . . . . . . . . 440 䡵 Freeing A Stuck Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452
▫ Preparations For Jacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 442 䡵 Shift Lever Override . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453
▫ Jacking And Changing A Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . 443
▫ With Keyless Enter-N-Go — If Equipped . . . 454
▫ Road Tire Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447 䡵 Towing A Disabled Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455
▫ Without The Ignition Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457
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HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
The Hazard Warning flasher switch is located in the In any of the following situations, you can reduce the
switch bank near the top center of the instrument panel. potential for overheating by taking the appropriate action.
Press the switch to turn on the Hazard Warning • On the highways — slow down.
flasher. When the switch is activated, all directional
• In city traffic — while stopped, place the transmission
turn signals will flash on and off to warn oncoming
in NEUTRAL, but do not increase the engine idle
traffic of an emergency. Press the switch a second time to
speed.
turn off the Hazard Warning flashers.
NOTE: There are steps that you can take to slow down
This is an emergency warning system and it should not
an impending overheat condition:
be used when the vehicle is in motion. Use it when your
vehicle is disabled and it is creating a safety hazard for • If your air conditioner (A/C) is on, turn it off. The A/C
system adds heat to the engine cooling system and
other motorists.
turning the A/C off can help remove this heat.
When you must leave the vehicle to seek assistance, the
Hazard Warning flashers will continue to operate even • You can also turn the temperature control to maximum
heat, the mode control to floor and the blower control
though the ignition is placed in the OFF position.
to high. This allows the heater core to act as a
NOTE: With extended use the Hazard Warning flashers
supplement to the radiator and aids in removing heat
may wear down your battery.
from the engine cooling system.
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CAUTION!
Driving with a hot cooling system could damage
your vehicle. If the temperature gauge reads “H,”
pull over and stop the vehicle. Idle the vehicle with
the air conditioner turned off until the pointer drops
back into the normal range. If the pointer remains on
the “H,” turn the engine off immediately and call for
service.
WARNING!
You or others can be badly burned by hot engine
coolant (antifreeze) or steam from your radiator. If
you see or hear steam coming from under the hood,
do not open the hood until the radiator has had time
to cool. Never try to open a cooling system pressure
cap when the radiator or coolant bottle is hot.
WARNING!
• Do not attempt to change a tire on the side of the
vehicle close to moving traffic. Pull far enough off
the road to avoid the danger of being hit when
operating the jack or changing the wheel.
• Being under a jacked-up vehicle is dangerous. The
vehicle could slip off the jack and fall on you. You
could be crushed. Never put any part of your body
under a vehicle that is on a jack. If you need to get
under a raised vehicle, take it to a service center
where it can be raised on a lift.
• Never start or run the engine while the vehicle is
on a jack.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• The jack is designed to be used as a tool for
changing tires only. The jack should not be used to
lift the vehicle for service purposes. The vehicle
should be jacked on a firm level surface only.
Avoid ice or slippery areas.
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
The jack and spare tire are both stowed under an access
cover in the trunk. Follow these steps to access the jack
and spare tire.
Opening The Access Panel
NOTE: The spare tire must be removed in order to 3. Remove the fastener securing the spare tire.
access the jack.
1. Open the trunk.
2. Lift the access cover using the pull strap.
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5. Remove the fastener securing the jack.
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4. Remove the spare tire.
Jack Fastener
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6. Remove the scissors jack and lug wrench from the
spare wheel as an assembly. Turn the jack screw to the left
to loosen the lug wrench, and remove the wrench from
the jack assembly.
WARNING!
• A loose tire or jack thrown forward in a collision
or hard stop could endanger the occupants of the
vehicle. Always stow the jack parts and the spare
tire in the places provided.
• Have the deflated (flat) tire repaired or replaced
immediately.
WARNING!
Do not attempt to change a tire on the side of the
vehicle close to moving traffic, pull far enough off
the road to avoid being hit when operating the jack
or changing the wheel.
2. Turn on the Hazard Warning flasher.
3. Set the parking brake.
4. Place the shift lever into PARK.
5. Turn OFF the ignition.
Preparations For Jacking
1. Park the vehicle on a firm, level surface as far from the
edge of the roadway as possible. Avoid icy or slippery
areas.
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wheel diagonally opposite of the jacking position. For example, if changing
the right front tire, block the left rear
wheel.
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NOTE: Passengers should not remain in the vehicle
when the vehicle is being jacked.
Jacking And Changing A Tire
WARNING!
Carefully follow these tire changing warnings to
help prevent personal injury or damage to your
vehicle:
• Always park on a firm, level surface as far from
the edge of the roadway as possible before raising
the vehicle.
• Turn on the Hazard Warning flasher.
• Block the wheel diagonally opposite the wheel to
be raised.
• Set the parking brake firmly and set an automatic
transmission in PARK; a manual transmission in
REVERSE.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Never start or run the engine with the vehicle on a
jack.
• Do not let anyone sit in the vehicle when it is on a
jack.
• Do not get under the vehicle when it is on a jack.
• Only use the jack in the positions indicated and
for lifting this vehicle during a tire change.
• If working on or near a roadway, be extremely
careful of motor traffic.
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CAUTION!
Do not attempt to raise the vehicle by jacking on
locations other than those indicated in the Jacking
Instructions for this vehicle.
4. Place the jack underneath the lift area that is closest to
the flat tire. Turn the jack screw clockwise to firmly
engage the jack saddle with the lift area of the sill flange.
1. Remove the spare tire, jack, and lug wrench.
2. If equipped with aluminum wheels where the center
cap covers the lug nuts, use the lug wrench to pry the
center cap off carefully before raising the vehicle.
3. Before raising the vehicle, use the lug wrench to
loosen, but not remove, the lug nuts on the wheel with
the flat tire. Turn the lug nuts counterclockwise one turn
while the wheel is still on the ground.
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WARNING!
Raising the vehicle higher than necessary can make
the vehicle less stable. It could slip off the jack and
hurt someone near it. Raise the vehicle only enough
to remove the tire.
6. Remove the lug nuts and tire.
7. Mount the spare tire.
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5. Raise the vehicle just enough to remove the flat tire
and install the spare tire.
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CAUTION!
Be sure to mount the spare tire with the valve stem
facing outward. The vehicle could be damaged if the
spare tire is mounted incorrectly.
NOTE:
• For vehicles so equipped, do not attempt to install a
center cap or wheel cover on the compact spare.
• Refer to “Compact Spare Tire” and to “Limited-Use
Spare” under “Tires—General Information” in “Starting and Operating” for additional warnings, cautions,
and information about the spare tire, its use, and
operation.
8. Install the lug nuts with the cone shaped end of the lug
nut toward the wheel. Lightly tighten the lug nuts.
WARNING!
To avoid the risk of forcing the vehicle off the jack,
do not tighten the lug nuts fully until the vehicle is
lowered to the ground.
Mounting Spare Tire
9. Lower the vehicle to the ground by turning the jack
handle counterclockwise.
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10. Finish tightening the lug nuts. Push down on the
wrench while at the end of the handle for increased
leverage. Tighten the lug nuts in a star pattern until each
nut has been tightened twice. The correct tightness of
each lug nut is 110 ft/lb. (150 N·m). If in doubt about the
correct tightness, have them checked with a torque
wrench by your authorized dealer or at a service station.
11. Stow the jack, tools and flat tire. Make sure the base
of the jack faces the front of the vehicle before tightening
down the fastener.
WARNING!
• A loose tire or jack thrown forward in a collision
or hard stop could endanger the occupants of the
vehicle. Always stow the jack parts and the spare
tire in the places provided.
• Have the deflated (flat) tire repaired or replaced
immediately.
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Road Tire Installation
1. Mount the road tire on the axle.
2. Install the remaining lug nuts with the cone shaped
end of the nut toward the wheel. Lightly tighten the lug
nuts.
WARNING!
To avoid the risk of forcing the vehicle off the jack,
do not tighten the lug nuts fully until the vehicle is
lowered to the ground.
3. Lower the vehicle to the ground by turning the jack
handle counterclockwise.
4. Finish tightening the lug nuts. Push down on the
wrench while at the end of the handle for increased
leverage. Tighten the lug nuts in a star pattern until each
nut has been tightened twice. The correct tightness of
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each lug nut is 110 ft/lbs (150 N·m). If in doubt about the
correct tightness, have them checked with a torque
wrench by your authorized dealer or service station.
5. After 25 miles (40 km) check the lug nut torque with a
torque wrench to ensure that all lug nuts are properly
seated against the wheel.
CAUTION!
Do not use a portable battery booster pack or any
other booster source with a system voltage greater
than 12 Volts or damage to the battery, starter motor,
alternator or electrical system may occur.
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
WARNING!
If your vehicle has a discharged battery it can be jumpstarted using a set of jumper cables and a battery in Do not attempt jump-starting if the battery is frozen.
another vehicle or by using a portable battery booster It could rupture or explode and cause personal injury.
pack. Jump-starting can be dangerous if done improperly
so please follow the procedures in this section carefully. Preparations For Jump-Start
The battery is stored under an access cover in the trunk.
NOTE: When using a portable battery booster pack Remote battery posts are located on the right side of the
follow the manufacturer’s operating instructions and engine compartment for jump-starting.
precautions.
NOTE: The remote battery posts are viewed by standing
on the right side of the vehicle looking over the fender.
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WARNING!
1 — Remote Positive (+) Post
2 — Remote Negative (-) Post
Remote Battery Posts
• Take care to avoid the radiator cooling fan whenever the hood is raised. It can start anytime the
ignition switch is on. You can be injured by
moving fan blades.
• Remove any metal jewelry such as watch bands or
bracelets that might make an inadvertent electrical
contact. You could be seriously injured.
• Batteries contain sulfuric acid that can burn your
skin or eyes and generate hydrogen gas which is
flammable and explosive. Keep open flames or
sparks away from the battery.
1. Set the parking brake, shift the automatic transmission
into PARK and turn the ignition to LOCK.
2. Turn off the heater, radio, and all unnecessary electrical accessories.
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3. If using another vehicle to jump-start the battery, park
the vehicle within the jumper cables reach, set the
parking brake and make sure the ignition is OFF.
WARNING!
Do not allow vehicles to touch each other as this
could establish a ground connection and personal
injury could result.
CAUTION!
Failure to follow these procedures could result in
damage to the charging system of the booster vehicle
or the discharged vehicle.
1. Connect the positive (+) end of the jumper cable to the
remote positive (+) post of the discharged vehicle.
2. Connect the opposite end of the positive (+) jumper
cable to the positive (+) post of the booster battery.
Jump-Starting Procedure
3. Connect the negative end (-) of the jumper cable to the
negative (-) post of the booster battery.
WARNING!
Failure to follow this procedure could result in personal injury or property damage due to battery explosion.
4. Connect the opposite end of the negative (-) jumper
cable to the remote negative (-) post of the vehicle with
the discharged battery.
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WARNING!
8. Disconnect the opposite end of the positive (+) jumper
cable from the positive (+) post of the booster battery.
Do not connect the cable to the negative post (-) of the
discharged battery. The resulting electrical spark
could cause the battery to explode and could result in
personal injury.
9. Disconnect the positive (+) end of the jumper cable
from the remote positive (+) post of the discharged
vehicle.
If frequent jump-starting is required to start your vehicle
5. Start the engine in the vehicle that has the booster you should have the battery and charging system inbattery, let the engine idle a few minutes, and then start spected at your authorized dealer.
the engine in the vehicle with the discharged battery.
Once the engine is started, remove the jumper cables in
the reverse sequence:
6. Disconnect the negative (-) jumper cable from the
remote negative (-) post of the vehicle with the discharged battery.
7. Disconnect the negative end (-) of the jumper cable
from the negative (-) post of the booster battery.
CAUTION!
Accessories that can be plugged into the vehicle
power outlets draw power from the vehicle’s battery,
even when not in use (i.e., cellular phones, etc.).
Eventually, if plugged in long enough, the vehicle’s
battery will discharge sufficiently to degrade battery
life and/or prevent the engine from starting.
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FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
If your vehicle becomes stuck in mud, sand, or snow, it
can often be moved by a rocking motion. Turn your
steering wheel right and left to clear the area around the
front wheels. Then shift back and forth between DRIVE
and REVERSE. Using minimal accelerator pedal pressure
to maintain the rocking motion, without spinning the
wheels, is most effective.
CAUTION!
Racing the engine or spinning the wheels may lead to
transmission overheating and failure. Allow the engine to idle with the shift lever in NEUTRAL for at
least one minute after every five rocking-motion
cycles. This will minimize overheating and reduce
the risk of transmission failure during prolonged
efforts to free a stuck vehicle.
NOTE: Turn off the Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
— if equipped, or Traction Control System (TCS) — if
equipped before rocking the vehicle. Refer to “Electronic
Brake Control” in “Starting And Operating” for further
information.
CAUTION!
• When “rocking” a stuck vehicle by moving between DRIVE and REVERSE, do not spin the
wheels faster than 15 mph (24 km/h), or drivetrain
damage may result.
• Revving the engine or spinning the wheels too fast
may lead to transmission overheating and failure.
It can also damage the tires. Do not spin the
wheels above 30 mph (48 km/h) while in gear (no
transmission shifting occurring).
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WARNING!
Fast spinning tires can be dangerous. Forces generated by excessive wheel speeds may cause damage, or
even failure, of the axle and tires. A tire could
explode and injure someone. Do not spin your vehicle’s wheels faster than 30 mph (48 km/h) or for
longer than 30 seconds continuously without stopping when you are stuck and do not let anyone near
a spinning wheel, no matter what the speed.
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SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
If a malfunction occurs and the shift lever cannot be
moved out of the PARK position, you can use the
following procedure to temporarily move the shift lever:
1. Firmly set the parking brake.
2. Remove the rubber tray from the storage bin located to
the right of the shift lever. The override access port is near
the bottom of the bin to the right of the shift lever gate.
3. Press and maintain firm pressure on the brake pedal.
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4. Using a screwdriver or similar tool, press and hold the 5. Move the shift lever into the NEUTRAL position.
override tab through the access port on the center con6. The vehicle may then be started in NEUTRAL.
sole.
7. Reinstall the rubber tray into the storage bin.
With Keyless Enter-N-Go — If Equipped
If the engine is running, press the START/STOP button to
turn it off. Release the brake pedal and press the START/
STOP button once or twice to go to the ON/RUN
position. Do not start the engine. Then, follow the instructions shown above to activate the override.
Shift Lever Override
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TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
Towing Condition
Wheels OFF the Ground
Flat Tow
NONE
Wheel Lift
Flatbed
Front
Rear
ALL
Proper towing or lifting equipment is required to prevent
damage to your vehicle. Use only tow bars and other
equipment designed for the purpose, following equipment manufacturer’s instructions. Use of safety chains is
mandatory. Attach a tow bar or other towing device to
main structural members of the vehicle, not to bumpers
or associated brackets. State and local laws applying to
vehicles under tow must be observed.
RWD MODELS
IF Transmission is operable:
• Trans in NEUTRAL
• 30 mph (48 km/h)max speed
• 15 mi (24 km) max distance
OK
BEST METHOD
AWD MODELS
NO
NO
Trans in NEUTRAL
OK
If you must use the accessories (wipers, defrosters, etc.)
while being towed, the ignition must be in the ON/RUN
position, not the ACC position.
If the vehicle’s battery is discharged, see “Shift Lever
Override” in “What To Do In Emergencies” for instructions on shifting the automatic transmission out of the
PARK position for towing.
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CAUTION!
• Do not use sling type equipment when towing.
Damage to the fascia will occur.
• When securing the vehicle to a flatbed truck, do
not attach to the front or rear suspension components. Damage to your vehicle may result from
improper towing.
• Do not push or tow this vehicle with another
vehicle as damage to the bumper fascia and transmission may result.
• If the vehicle being towed requires steering, the
ignition switch must be in the ON position, not in
the LOCK or ACC positions.
If the transmission is operable, vehicles WITHOUT AWD
may be towed (with rear wheels on the ground) under
the following conditions:
• The shift lever must be in NEUTRAL.
• The distance to be traveled must not exceed 15 mi
(24 km).
• The vehicle speed must not exceed 30 mph (48 km/h).
If the transmission is not operable, or the vehicle must be
towed faster than 30 mph (48 km/h) or farther than
15 miles (24 km), tow with the rear wheels OFF the
ground (on a flatbed, or with the rear wheels raised using
a wheel lift and the transmission in NEUTRAL).
The manufacturer does not recommend that you tow this
vehicle on a tow dolly. Vehicle damage may occur.
Flatbed towing is recommended. DO NOT tow an AWD
vehicle with the rear wheels on the ground.
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CAUTION!
Failure to follow these towing methods can cause
severe transmission damage. Such damage is not
covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
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Without The Ignition Key
Special care must be taken when the vehicle is towed
with the ignition in the OFF position. The only approved
method of towing without the ignition key is with a
flatbed truck. Proper towing equipment is necessary to
prevent damage to the vehicle.
Vehicles equipped with AWD can be towed with the
transmission in NEUTRAL and the rear wheels OFF the
ground with no limitation on speed or distance.
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CONTENTS
䡵 Engine Compartment — 3.6L . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461
▫ Engine Oil Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
䡵 Engine Compartment — 5.7L . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462
▫ Engine Air Cleaner Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
䡵 Onboard Diagnostic System — OBD II . . . . . . 463
▫ Maintenance-Free Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
䡵 Emissions Inspection And Maintenance
Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463
▫ Air Conditioner Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . 473
䡵 Replacement Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465
䡵 Dealer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465
䡵 Maintenance Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 466
▫ Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
▫ A/C Air Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 474
▫ Body Lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476
▫ Windshield Wiper Blades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476
▫ Adding Washer Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
▫ Exhaust System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 478
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▫ Cooling System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480
䡵 Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 506
▫ Brake System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486
▫ Front Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam
Headlamp, Park/Turn Lamp, And Side
Marker Lamp — Models With Halogen
Headlamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 506
▫ Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 488
▫ All Wheel Drive (AWD) – If Equipped . . . . . 490
▫ Rear Axle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490
▫ Appearance Care And Protection From
Corrosion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491
䡵 Fuses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 496
▫ Integrated Power Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 496
▫ Rear Power Distribution Center . . . . . . . . . . 500
䡵 Vehicle Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505
䡵 Replacement Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505
▫ Front Low Beam Headlamp And Park/Turn
Lamp — Models With High Intensity
Discharge Headlamps (HID) . . . . . . . . . . . . 507
▫ Backup Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 508
▫ License Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 509
䡵 Fluid Capacities
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510
䡵 Fluids, Lubricants, And Genuine Parts . . . . . . . 511
▫ Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511
▫ Chassis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
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ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
7
1
2
3
4
—
—
—
—
Integrated Power Module (Fuses)
Engine Oil Dipstick
Brake Fluid Reservoir Access Cover
Engine Coolant Reservoir
5
6
7
8
— Air Cleaner Filter
— Engine Oil Fill
— Remote Jump Start (Positive Battery Post)
— Washer Fluid Reservoir
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ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
1
2
3
4
— Integrated Power Module (Fuses)
— Brake Fluid Reservoir Access Cover
— Engine Coolant Reservoir
— Air Cleaner Filter
5
6
7
8
—
—
—
—
Engine Oil Fill
Engine Oil Dipstick
Remote Jump Start (Positive Battery Post)
Washer Fluid Reservoir
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ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
Your vehicle is equipped with a sophisticated onboard
diagnostic system called OBD II. This system monitors
the performance of the emissions, engine, and automatic
transmission control systems. When these systems are
operating properly, your vehicle will provide excellent
performance and fuel economy, as well as engine emissions well within current government regulations.
If any of these systems require service, the OBD II system
will turn on the “Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL).” It
will also store diagnostic codes and other information to
assist your service technician in making repairs. Although your vehicle will usually be drivable and not
need towing, see your authorized dealer for service as
soon as possible.
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CAUTION!
• Prolonged driving with the MIL on could cause
further damage to the emissions control system. It
could also affect fuel economy and driveability.
The vehicle must be serviced before any emissions
tests can be performed.
• If the MIL is flashing while the engine is running,
severe catalytic converter damage and power loss
will soon occur. Immediate service is required.
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
PROGRAMS
In some localities, it may be a legal requirement to pass
an inspection of your vehicle’s emissions control system.
Failure to pass could prevent vehicle registration.
For states that require an Inspection and Maintenance (I/M), this check verifies the “Malfunction
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Indicator Light (MIL)” is functioning and is not on when 3. As soon as you turn the ignition switch to the ON
the engine is running, and that the OBD II system is position, you will see the MIL symbol come on as part of
ready for testing.
a normal bulb check.
Normally, the OBD II system will be ready. The OBD II 4. Approximately 15 seconds later, one of two things will
system may not be ready if your vehicle was recently happen:
serviced, recently had a dead battery or a battery replacea. The MIL will flash for about 10 seconds and then
ment. If the OBD II system should be determined not
return to being fully illuminated until you turn OFF
ready for the I/M test, your vehicle may fail the test.
the ignition or start the engine. This means that your
Your vehicle has a simple ignition key-actuated test,
vehicle’s OBD II system is not ready and you should
which you can use prior to going to the test station. To
not proceed to the I/M station.
check if your vehicle’s OBD II system is ready, you must
b. The MIL will not flash at all and will remain fully
do the following:
illuminated until you turn OFF the ignition or start the
1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position, but do not
engine. This means that your vehicle’s OBD II system
crank or start the engine.
is ready and you can proceed to the I/M station.
2. If you crank or start the engine, you will have to start If your OBD II system is not ready, you should see your
this test over.
authorized dealer or repair facility. If your vehicle was
recently serviced or had a battery failure or replacement,
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you may need to do nothing more than drive your
vehicle as you normally would in order for your OBD II
system to update. A recheck with the above test routine
may then indicate that the system is now ready.
DEALER SERVICE
Your authorized dealer has the qualified service personnel, special tools, and equipment to perform all service
operations in an expert manner. Service Manuals are
available which include detailed service information for
Regardless of whether your vehicle’s OBD II system is
your vehicle. Refer to these Service Manuals before
ready or not, if the MIL is illuminated during normal
attempting any procedure yourself.
vehicle operation you should have your vehicle serviced
before going to the I/M station. The I/M station can fail NOTE: Intentional tampering with emissions control
your vehicle because the MIL is on with the engine systems may void your warranty and could result in civil
penalties being assessed against you.
running.
REPLACEMENT PARTS
Use of genuine MOPAR威 parts for normal/scheduled
maintenance and repairs is highly recommended to ensure the designed performance. Damage or failures
caused by the use of non-MOPAR威 parts for maintenance
and repairs will not be covered by the manufacturer’s
warranty.
WARNING!
You can be badly injured working on or around a
motor vehicle. Only do service work for which you
have the knowledge and the proper equipment. If
you have any doubt about your ability to perform a
service job, take your vehicle to a competent mechanic.
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MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
The pages that follow contain the required maintenance
services determined by the engineers who designed your
vehicle.
Besides those maintenance items specified in the fixed
maintenance schedule, there are other components which
may require servicing or replacement in the future.
CAUTION!
• Failure to properly maintain your vehicle or perform repairs and service when necessary could
result in more costly repairs, damage to other
components or negatively impact vehicle performance. Immediately have potential malfunctions
examined by an authorized Chrysler Group LLC
dealership or qualified repair center.
CAUTION! (Continued)
• Your vehicle has been built with improved fluids
that protect the performance and durability of
your vehicle and also allow extended maintenance
intervals. Do not use chemical flushes in these
components as the chemicals can damage your
engine, transmission, power steering or air conditioning. Such damage is not covered by the New
Vehicle Limited Warranty. If a flush is needed
because of component malfunction, use only the
specified fluid for the flushing procedure.
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Checking Oil Level – 5.7L Engine
To assure proper engine lubrication, the engine oil must
Checking Oil Level – 3.6L Engine
be maintained at the correct level. Check the oil level at
To assure proper engine lubrication, the engine oil must
regular intervals, such as every fuel stop. The best time to
be maintained at the correct level. Check the oil level at
check the engine oil level is about five minutes after a
regular intervals, such as every fuel stop. The best time to
fully warmed engine is shut off.
check the engine oil level is about five minutes after a
fully warmed engine is shut off.
Checking the oil while the vehicle is on level ground will
improve the accuracy of the oil level readings. Maintain
Checking the oil while the vehicle is on level ground will
the oil level in the “SAFE” range. Adding 1.0 qt (1.0 L) of
improve the accuracy of the oil level readings. Maintain
oil when the reading is at the bottom of the “SAFE” range
the oil level between the MIN and MAX markings on the
will result in an oil level at the top of the “SAFE” range
dipstick. Adding 1.0 qt (1.0 L) of oil when the reading is
on these engines.
at the MIN mark will result in a MAX reading on these
engines.
Engine Oil
CAUTION!
CAUTION!
Overfilling or underfilling will cause oil aeration or
loss of oil pressure. This could damage your engine.
Overfilling or underfilling will cause oil aeration or
loss of oil pressure. This could damage your engine.
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Change Engine Oil
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil
The oil change indicator system will remind you that it is Identification Symbol
This symbol means that the oil has
time to take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance.
been certified by the American
Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for further informaPetroleum Institute (API). The
tion.
manufacturer only recommends
NOTE: Under no circumstances should oil change
API Certified engine oils.
intervals exceed 8,000 miles (13 000 km) or six months,
whichever occurs first.
Engine Oil Selection
For best performance and maximum protection under all
types of operating conditions, the manufacturer only
recommends engine oils that are API Certified and meet
the requirements of Chrysler Material Standard MS-6395.
CAUTION!
Do not use chemical flushes in your engine oil as the
chemicals can damage your engine. Such damage is
not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) – 3.6L Engine
SAE 5W-30 engine oil is recommended for all operating
temperatures.
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The engine oil filler cap also shows the recommended
engine oil viscosity for your engine. For information on
engine oil filler cap location, refer to “Engine Compartment” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information.
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NOTE: Vehicles equipped with a 5.7L engine must use
SAE 5W-20 oil. Failure to do so may result in improper
operation of the Multi-Displacement System (MDS). Refer to “Multi-Displacement System” in “Starting and
Operating” for further information.
Lubricants that do not have both, the engine oil certifi- Lubricants that do not have both, the engine oil certification mark and the correct SAE viscosity grade number cation mark and the correct SAE viscosity grade number
should not be used.
should not be used.
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) – 5.7L Engine
SAE 5W-20 engine oil is recommended for all operating
temperatures. This engine oil improves low temperature
starting and vehicle fuel economy.
The engine oil filler cap also shows the recommended
engine oil viscosity for your engine. For information on
engine oil filler cap location, refer to “Engine Compartment” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information.
Synthetic Engine Oils
You may use synthetic engine oils provided the recommended oil quality requirements are met, and the recommended maintenance intervals for oil and filter changes
are followed.
Materials Added To Engine Oil
Do not add any supplemental materials, other than leak
detection dyes, to the engine oil. Engine oil is an engineered product and its performance may be impaired by
supplemental additives.
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Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
Care should be taken in disposing of used engine oil and Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
oil filters from your vehicle. Used oil and oil filters, maintenance intervals.
indiscriminately discarded, can present a problem to the
WARNING!
environment. Contact your authorized dealer, service
station, or governmental agency for advice on how and
The air induction system (air cleaner, hoses, etc.) can
where used oil and oil filters can be safely discarded in
provide a measure of protection in the case of engine
your area.
backfire. Do not remove the air induction system (air
Engine Oil Filter
cleaner, hoses, etc.) unless such removal is necessary
The engine oil filter should be replaced with a new filter for repair or maintenance. Make sure that no one is
at every engine oil change.
near the engine compartment before starting the
vehicle with the air induction system (air cleaner,
Engine Oil Filter Selection
hoses, etc.) removed. Failure to do so can result in
This manufacturer’s engines have a full-flow type oil
serious personal injury.
filter. Use a filter of this type for replacement. The quality
of replacement filters varies considerably. Only high
quality filters should be used to assure most efficient
service. MOPAR威 engine oil filters are a high quality oil
filter and are recommended.
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Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
The quality of replacement engine air cleaner filters
varies considerably. Only high quality filters should be
used to assure most efficient service. MOPAR威 engine air
cleaner filters are a high quality filter and are
recommended.
Maintenance-Free Battery
Your vehicle is equipped with a maintenance-free battery.
You will never have to add water, nor is periodic maintenance required.
NOTE: The battery is stored under an access cover in
the trunk. Remote battery terminals are located in the
engine compartment for jump starting. Refer to “JumpStarting Procedures” in “What To Do In Emergencies” for
further information.
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WARNING!
CAUTION!
• Battery fluid is a corrosive acid solution and can
burn or even blind you. Do not allow battery fluid
to contact your eyes, skin, or clothing. Do not lean
over a battery when attaching clamps. If acid
splashes in eyes or on skin, flush the area immediately with large amounts of water.
• Battery gas is flammable and explosive. Keep
flame or sparks away from the battery. Do not use
a booster battery or any other booster source with
an output greater than 12 Volts. Do not allow cable
clamps to touch each other.
• Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories
contain lead and lead compounds. Wash hands
after handling.
• The battery in this vehicle has a vent hose that
should not be disconnected and should only be
replaced with a battery of the same type (vented).
• It is essential when replacing the cables on the
battery that the positive cable is attached to the
positive post and the negative cable is attached to
the negative post. Battery posts are marked positive (+) and negative (-) and are identified on the
battery case. Cable clamps should be tight on the
terminal posts and free of corrosion.
• If a “fast charger” is used while the battery is in
the vehicle, disconnect both vehicle battery cables
before connecting the charger to the battery. Do
not use a “fast charger” to provide starting voltage.
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Air Conditioner Maintenance
For best possible performance, your air conditioner
should be checked and serviced by an authorized dealer
at the start of each warm season. This service should
include cleaning of the condenser fins and a performance
test. Drive belt tension should also be checked at this
time.
CAUTION!
Do not use chemical flushes in your air conditioning
system as the chemicals can damage your air conditioning components. Such damage is not covered by
the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
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WARNING!
• Use only refrigerants and compressor lubricants
approved by the manufacturer for your air conditioning system. Some unapproved refrigerants are
flammable and can explode, injuring you. Other
unapproved refrigerants or lubricants can cause
the system to fail, requiring costly repairs. Refer to
Warranty Information Book, located on the DVD,
for further warranty information.
• The air conditioning system contains refrigerant
under high pressure. To avoid risk of personal
injury or damage to the system, adding refrigerant
or any repair requiring lines to be disconnected
should be done by an experienced technician.
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Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
R-134a Air Conditioning Refrigerant is a hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) that is endorsed by the Environmental
Protection Agency and is an ozone-saving product. However, the manufacturer recommends that air conditioning
service be performed by authorized dealers or other
service facilities using recovery and recycling equipment.
NOTE: Use only manufacturer approved A/C System
Sealers, Stop Leak Products, Seal Conditioners, Compressor Oil, and Refrigerants.
A/C Air Filter
Access Door
The filter is located in the fresh air inlet under the hood,
behind a removable panel in the cowl on the passenger 2. Unsnap both ends and lift the filter access cover.
side of the vehicle, next to the windshield wipers. When
installing a new filter, ensure its proper orientation.
1. Remove the access door in the cowl screen by pressing
the retaining clips.
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3. Remove the used filter.
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A/C Air Filter
5. Close the filter access cover.
4. Install the new filter with arrows pointing in the Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
direction of airflow, which is toward the rear of the maintenance intervals.
vehicle (text and arrows on the filter will indicate this).
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Body Lubrication
Locks and all body pivot points, including such items as
seat tracks, door hinge pivot points and rollers, liftgate,
tailgate, sliding doors and hood hinges, should be lubricated periodically with a lithium based grease, such as
MOPAR威 Spray White Lube or equivalent to assure
quiet, easy operation and to protect against rust and
wear. Prior to the application of any lubricant, the parts
concerned should be wiped clean to remove dust and
grit; after lubricating excess oil and grease should be
removed. Particular attention should also be given to
hood latching components to ensure proper function.
When performing other underhood services, the hood
latch, release mechanism and safety catch should be
cleaned and lubricated.
amount of a high quality lubricant, such as MOPAR威
Lock Cylinder Lubricant or equivalent directly into the
lock cylinder.
Windshield Wiper Blades
Clean the rubber edges of the wiper blades and the
windshield periodically with a sponge or soft cloth and a
mild nonabrasive cleaner. This will remove accumulations of salt or road film.
Operation of the wipers on dry glass for long periods
may cause deterioration of the wiper blades. Always use
washer fluid when using the wipers to remove salt or dirt
from a dry windshield.
Avoid using the wiper blades to remove frost or ice from
the windshield. Keep the blade rubber out of contact with
The external lock cylinders should be lubricated twice a petroleum products such as engine oil, gasoline, etc.
year, preferably in the Fall and Spring. Apply a small
NOTE: Life expectancy of wiper blades varies depending on geographical area and frequency of use. Poor
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performance of blades may be present with chattering,
marks, water lines or wet spots. If any of these conditions
are present, clean the wiper blades or replace as
necessary.
Adding Washer Fluid
The windshield washer fluid reservoir is located in the
front of the engine compartment. Be sure to check the
fluid level at regular intervals. Fill the reservoir with
windshield washer solvent (not radiator antifreeze) and
operate the system for a few seconds to flush out the
residual water.
When refilling the washer fluid reservoir, apply some
washer fluid to a cloth or towel and wipe the wiper
blades clean. This will help blade performance.
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To prevent freeze-up of your windshield washer system
in cold weather, select a solution or mixture that meets or
exceeds the temperature range of your climate. This
rating information can be found on most washer fluid
containers.
The fluid reservoir will hold nearly 1 gal (4 L) of washer
fluid when the message “Low Washer Fluid” appears in
the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) (if
equipped).
WARNING!
Commercially available windshield washer solvents
are flammable. They could ignite and burn you. Care
must be exercised when filling or working around
the washer solution.
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Exhaust System
The best protection against carbon monoxide entry into
the vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaust
system.
If you notice a change in the sound of the exhaust system;
or if the exhaust fumes can be detected inside the vehicle;
or when the underside or rear of the vehicle is damaged;
have an authorized technician inspect the complete exhaust system and adjacent body areas for broken, damaged, deteriorated, or mispositioned parts. Open seams
or loose connections could permit exhaust fumes to seep
into the passenger compartment. In addition, inspect the
exhaust system each time the vehicle is raised for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required.
WARNING!
• Exhaust gases can injure or kill. They contain
carbon monoxide (CO), which is colorless and
odorless. Breathing it can make you unconscious
and can eventually poison you. To avoid breathing
CO, refer to “Safety Tips/Exhaust Gas” in “Things
To Know Before Starting Your Vehicle” for further
information.
• A hot exhaust system can start a fire if you park
over materials that can burn. Such materials might
be grass or leaves coming into contact with your
exhaust system. Do not park or operate your vehicle in areas where your exhaust system can
contact anything that can burn.
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CAUTION!
• The catalytic converter requires the use of unleaded fuel only. Leaded gasoline will destroy the
effectiveness of the catalyst as an emissions control device and may seriously reduce engine performance and cause serious damage to the engine.
• Damage to the catalytic converter can result if your
vehicle is not kept in proper operating condition.
In the event of engine malfunction, particularly
involving engine misfire or other apparent loss of
performance, have your vehicle serviced promptly.
Continued operation of your vehicle with a severe
malfunction could cause the converter to overheat,
resulting in possible damage to the converter and
vehicle.
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Under normal operating conditions, the catalytic converter will not require maintenance. However, it is important to keep the engine properly tuned to assure
proper catalyst operation and prevent possible catalyst
damage.
NOTE: Intentional tampering with emissions control
systems can result in civil penalties being assessed
against you.
In unusual situations involving grossly malfunctioning
engine operation, a scorching odor may suggest severe
and abnormal catalyst overheating. If this occurs, stop
the vehicle, turn off the engine and allow it to cool.
Service, including a tune-up to manufacturer’s specifications, should be obtained immediately.
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To minimize the possibility of catalytic converter dam- Cooling System
age:
• Do not shut off the engine or interrupt the ignition,
when the transmission is in gear and the vehicle is in
motion.
• Do not try to start the engine by pushing or towing the
vehicle.
• Do not idle the engine with any spark plug wires
disconnected or removed, such as when diagnostic
testing, or for prolonged periods during very rough
idle or malfunctioning operating conditions.
WARNING!
• When working near the radiator cooling fan, disconnect the fan motor lead or turn the ignition
switch to the LOCK position. The fan is temperature controlled and can start at any time the
ignition switch is in the ON position.
• You or others can be badly burned by hot engine
coolant (antifreeze) or steam from your radiator. If
you see or hear steam coming from under the
hood, do not open the hood until the radiator has
had time to cool. Never try to open a cooling
system pressure cap when the radiator is hot.
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Coolant Checks
Check engine coolant (antifreeze) protection every
12 months (before the onset of freezing weather, where
applicable). If the engine coolant (antifreeze) is dirty or
rusty in appearance, the system should be drained,
flushed, and refilled with fresh coolant. Check the front
of the radiator for any accumulation of bugs, leaves, etc.
If dirty, clean by gently spraying water from a garden
hose vertically down the face of the condenser.
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If the cap is sealing properly, the engine coolant (antifreeze) will begin to drain from the coolant recovery
bottle. DO NOT REMOVE THE COOLANT PRESSURE
CAP WHEN THE COOLING SYSTEM IS HOT.
Cooling System – Drain, Flush, And Refill
If the engine coolant (antifreeze) is dirty or contains a
considerable amount of sediment, clean and flush with a
reliable cooling system cleaner. Follow with a thorough
rinsing to remove all deposits and chemicals. Properly
Check the coolant recovery bottle tubing for brittle rub- dispose of the old engine coolant (antifreeze) solution.
ber, cracking, tears, cuts, and tightness of the connection
Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
at the bottle and radiator. Inspect the entire system for
maintenance intervals.
leaks.
Selection Of Coolant
With the engine at normal operating temperature (but
Use only the manufacturer’s recommended engine coolnot running), check the cooling system pressure cap for
ant (antifreeze). Refer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuproper vacuum sealing by draining a small amount of
ine Parts” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further
engine coolant (antifreeze) from the radiator drain cock.
information.
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CAUTION!
• Mixing of engine coolant (antifreeze) other than
specified HOAT engine coolant (antifreeze), may
result in engine damage and may decrease corrosion protection. If a non-HOAT engine coolant
(antifreeze) is introduced into the cooling system in
an emergency, it should be replaced with the specified engine coolant (antifreeze) as soon as possible.
• Do not use water alone or alcohol-based engine
coolant (antifreeze) products. Do not use additional rust inhibitors or antirust products, as they
may not be compatible with the radiator engine
coolant (antifreeze) and may plug the radiator.
• This vehicle has not been designed for use with
propylene glycol-based engine coolant (antifreeze). Use of propylene glycol-based engine
coolant (antifreeze) is not recommended.
Adding Coolant
Your vehicle has been built with an improved engine
coolant (antifreeze) that allows extended maintenance
intervals. This engine coolant (antifreeze) can be used up
to five years or 104,000 miles (169 000 km) before
replacement. To prevent reducing this extended maintenance period, it is important that you use the same
engine coolant (antifreeze) throughout the life of your
vehicle.
Please review these recommendations for using Hybrid
Organic Additive Technology (HOAT) engine coolant
(antifreeze). When adding engine coolant (antifreeze):
• The manufacturer recommends using MOPAR威
Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula
HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology) or
equivalent.
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• Mix a minimum solution of 50% HOAT engine coolant NOTE: Mixing engine coolant (antifreeze) types will
and distilled water. Use higher concentrations (not to decrease the life of the engine coolant (antifreeze) and
exceed 70%) if temperatures below ⫺34°F (⫺37°C) are will require more frequent coolant changes.
anticipated.
Cooling System Pressure Cap
• Use only high purity water such as distilled or deion- The cap must be fully tightened to prevent loss of
ized water when mixing the water/engine coolant coolant, and to ensure that engine coolant (antifreeze)
(antifreeze) solution. The use of lower quality water will return to the radiator from the coolant recovery
will reduce the amount of corrosion protection in the bottle.
engine cooling system.
The cap should be inspected and cleaned if there is any
Please note that it is the owner’s responsibility to main- accumulation of foreign material on the sealing surfaces.
tain the proper level of protection against freezing according to the temperatures occurring in the area where
the vehicle is operated.
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WARNING!
• The warning words “DO NOT OPEN HOT” on
the cooling system pressure cap are a safety precaution. Never add engine coolant (antifreeze)
when the engine is overheated. Do not loosen or
remove the cap to cool an overheated engine. Heat
causes pressure to build up in the cooling system.
To prevent scalding or injury, do not remove the
pressure cap while the system is hot or under
pressure.
• Do not use a pressure cap other than the one
specified for your vehicle. Personal injury or engine damage may result.
rules for your community. To prevent ingestion by animals or children, do not store ethylene glycol-based
engine coolant (antifreeze) in open containers or allow it
to remain in puddles on the ground. If ingested by a child
or pet, seek emergency assistance immediately. Clean up
any ground spills immediately.
Coolant Level
The coolant bottle provides a quick visual method for
determining that the coolant level is adequate. With the
engine OFF and cold, the level of the engine coolant
(antifreeze) in the bottle should be between the ranges
indicated on the bottle.
The radiator normally remains completely full, so there is
no need to remove the radiator cap unless checking for
engine coolant (antifreeze) freeze point or replacing coolDisposal Of Used Coolant
Used ethylene glycol-based engine coolant (antifreeze) is ant. Advise your service attendant of this. As long as the
a regulated substance requiring proper disposal. Check engine operating temperature is satisfactory, the coolant
with your local authorities to determine the disposal bottle need only be checked once a month.
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When additional engine coolant (antifreeze) is needed to
maintain the proper level, it should be added to the
coolant bottle. Do not overfill.
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coolant (antifreeze) needs to be added, contents of
coolant recovery bottle must also be protected against
freezing.
• If frequent engine coolant (antifreeze) additions are
required, or if the level in the coolant recovery bottle
NOTE: When the vehicle is stopped after a few miles
does not drop when the engine cools, the cooling
(kilometers) of operation, you may observe vapor coming
system should be pressure tested for leaks.
from the front of the engine compartment. This is normally a result of moisture from rain, snow, or high • Maintain coolant concentration at 50% HOAT engine
coolant (antifreeze) (minimum) and distilled water for
humidity accumulating on the radiator and being vaporproper corrosion protection of your engine, which
ized when the thermostat opens, allowing hot engine
contains aluminum components.
coolant (antifreeze) to enter the radiator.
Points To Remember
If an examination of your engine compartment shows no • Make sure that the radiator and coolant recovery
bottle overflow hoses are not kinked or obstructed.
evidence of radiator or hose leaks, the vehicle may be
safely driven. The vapor will soon dissipate.
• Keep the front of the radiator clean. If your vehicle is
equipped with air conditioning, keep the front of the
• Do not overfill the coolant recovery bottle.
condenser clean.
• Check engine coolant (antifreeze) freeze point in the
radiator and in the coolant recovery bottle. If engine
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• Do not change the thermostat for Summer or Winter
operation. If replacement is ever necessary, install
ONLY the correct type thermostat. Other designs may
result in unsatisfactory coolant performance, poor gas
mileage, and increased emissions.
Brake System
In order to assure brake system performance, all brake
system components should be inspected periodically.
Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
maintenance intervals.
Master Cylinder – Brake Fluid Level Check
Check the fluid level in the master cylinder immediately
if the brake system warning light indicates system failure.
Check the fluid level in the master cylinder when performing underhood services.
Clean the top of the master cylinder area before removing
the cap. Add fluid to bring the level up to the top of the
“FULL” mark on the side of the master cylinder reservoir.
Overfilling of fluid is not recommended because it may
cause leaking in the system.
WARNING!
Riding the brakes can lead to brake failure and
possibly a collision. Driving with your foot resting or
riding on the brake pedal can result in abnormally
high brake temperatures, excessive lining wear, and
possible brake damage. You would not have your full
braking capacity in an emergency.
Add enough fluid to bring the level up to the requirements described on the brake fluid reservoir. With disc
brakes, fluid level can be expected to fall as the brake
pads wear. However, low fluid level may be caused by a
leak and a checkup may be needed.
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Use only manufacturer’s recommended brake fluid. Refer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine Parts” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information.
WARNING!
• Use only manufacturer’s recommended brake
fluid. Refer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine
Parts” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further
information. Using the wrong type of brake fluid
can severely damage your brake system and/or
impair its performance. The proper type of brake
fluid for your vehicle is also identified on the
original factory installed hydraulic master cylinder reservoir.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• To avoid contamination from foreign matter or
moisture, use only new brake fluid or fluid that
has been in a tightly closed container. Keep the
master cylinder reservoir cap secured at all times.
Brake fluid in a open container absorbs moisture
from the air resulting in a lower boiling point.
This may cause it to boil unexpectedly during hard
or prolonged braking, resulting in sudden brake
failure. This could result in a collision.
• Overfilling the brake fluid reservoir can result in
spilling brake fluid on hot engine parts, causing
the brake fluid to catch fire. Brake fluid can also
damage painted and vinyl surfaces, care should be
taken to avoid its contact with these surfaces.
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WARNING! (Continued)
• Do not allow petroleum based fluid to contaminate the brake fluid. Brake seal components could
be damaged, causing partial or complete brake
failure. This could result in a collision.
fluid. No chemical flushes should be used in any transmission; only the approved lubricant may be used.
Special Additives
Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) is an engineered
product and its performance may be impaired by supplemental additives. Therefore, do not add any fluid addiUse only brake fluid that has been in a tightly closed tives to the transmission. The only exception to this
container to avoid contamination from foreign matter or policy is the use of special dyes to aid in detecting fluid
leaks. In addition, avoid using transmission sealers as
moisture.
they may adversely affect seals.
Automatic Transmission
Selection Of Lubricant
It is important that the proper lubricant is used in the
transmission to assure optimum transmission performance. Use only manufacturer’s recommended transmission fluid. Refer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine
Parts” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information. It is important that the transmission fluid be maintained at the prescribed level using the recommended
CAUTION!
Do not use chemical flushes in your transmission as
the chemicals can damage your transmission components. Such damage is not covered by the New
Vehicle Limited Warranty.
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Fluid Level Check
Regular automatic transmission fluid level checks are not
required. For this reason, the dipstick is omitted.
If you notice fluid loss or transmission malfunction, have
your authorized dealer check the transmission fluid level.
CAUTION!
• Using a transmission fluid other than the manufacturer’s recommended fluid may cause deterioration in transmission shift quality and/or torque
converter shudder. Using a transmission fluid
other than that recommended by the manufacturer
will result in more frequent fluid and filter
changes. Refer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine Parts” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information.
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CAUTION! (Continued)
• The fluid level is preset at the factory and it does
not require adjustment under normal operating
conditions. If a transmission fluid leak occurs,
visit your authorized dealer immediately. Severe
damage to the transmission may occur. Your authorized dealer has the proper tools to adjust the
fluid level accurately.
Fluid And Filter Changes
Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
maintenance intervals.
If the transmission is disassembled for any reason, the
fluid and filter should be changed.
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All Wheel Drive (AWD) – If Equipped
The all wheel drive system consists of a transfer case and
front differential. The exterior surface of these components should be inspected for evidence of fluid leaks.
Confirmed leaks should be repaired as soon as possible.
Rear Axle
For normal service, periodic fluid level checks are not
required. When the vehicle is serviced for other reasons
the exterior surfaces of the axle assembly should be
inspected. If gear oil leakage is suspected inspect the
fluid level. Refer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine
The transfer case fluid fill/inspection plug is located in
Parts” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further informathe middle of the rear housing. To inspect the transfer
tion.
case fluid level, remove the fill/inspection plug. The
fluid level should be even with the bottom of the hole. Fluid Level Check
Check the fluid level by removing the fill plug on the
Use this plug to add fluid as required.
axle. The fluid level should be at the bottom of the fill
The front differential fill plug is located on the outer
hole. Add fluid, if necessary, to maintain the proper level.
cover near the halfshaft attachment. To inspect the differRefer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine Parts” in
ential fluid level, remove the fill plug. The fluid level
“Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information.
should be even with or slightly below the bottom of the
Change Axle Fluid
hole.
Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
Fluid Changes
maintenance intervals.
Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper
maintenance intervals.
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Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
The most common causes are:
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
Vehicle body care requirements vary according to geographic locations and usage. Chemicals that make roads
passable in snow and ice, and chemicals that are sprayed
on trees and road surfaces during other seasons, are
highly corrosive to the metal in your vehicle. Outside
parking, which exposes your vehicle to airborne contaminants, road surfaces on which the vehicle is operated,
extreme hot or cold weather and other extreme conditions will have an adverse effect on paint, metal trim, and
underbody protection.
• Road salt, dirt, and moisture accumulation.
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• Stone and gravel impact.
• Insects, tree sap, and tar.
• Salt in the air near seacoast localities.
• Atmospheric fallout/industrial pollutants.
Washing
• Wash your vehicle regularly. Always wash your vehicle in the shade using MOPAR威 Car Wash or a mild
car wash soap, and rinse the panels completely with
The following maintenance recommendations will enable
clear water.
you to obtain maximum benefit from the corrosion
• If insects, tar, or other similar deposits have accumuresistance built into your vehicle.
lated on your vehicle, use MOPAR威 Super Kleen Bug
What Causes Corrosion?
and Tar Remover or equivalent to remove.
Corrosion is the result of deterioration or removal of
paint and protective coatings from your vehicle.
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• Use a high quality cleaner wax, such as MOPAR威 Special Care
Cleaner Wax or equivalent to remove road film, stains
• If you drive on salted or dusty roads or if you drive
and to protect your paint finish. Take care never to
near the ocean, hose off the undercarriage at least once
scratch the paint.
a month.
• Avoid using abrasive compounds and power buffing
• It is important that the drain holes in the lower edges
that may diminish the gloss or thin out the paint
of the doors, rocker panels, and trunk be kept clear
finish.
and open.
CAUTION!
• Do not use abrasive or strong cleaning materials
such as steel wool or scouring powder that will
scratch metal and painted surfaces.
• Use of power washers exceeding 1,200 psi
(8 274 kPa) can result in damage or removal of
paint and decals.
• If you detect any stone chips or scratches in the paint,
touch them up immediately. The cost of such repairs is
considered the responsibility of the owner.
• If your vehicle is damaged due to a collision or similar
cause that destroys the paint and protective coating,
have your vehicle repaired as soon as possible. The
cost of such repairs is considered the responsibility of
the owner.
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• If you carry special cargo such as chemicals, fertilizers, Avoid automatic car washes that use acidic solutions or
de-icer salt, etc., be sure that such materials are well harsh brushes that may damage the wheels’ protective
finish.
packaged and sealed.
• If a lot of driving is done on gravel roads, consider
mud or stone shields behind each wheel.
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure –
If Equipped
Stain Repel seats may be cleaned in the following man• Use MOPAR威 Touch Up Paint or equivalent on
ner:
scratches as soon as possible. Your authorized dealer
has touch up paint to match the color of your vehicle. • Remove as much of the stain as possible by blotting
with a clean, dry towel.
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
All wheels and wheel trim, especially aluminum and • Blot any remaining stain with a clean, damp towel.
chrome-plated wheels should be cleaned regularly with a
• For tough stains, apply MOPAR威 Total Clean or a mild
mild soap and water to prevent corrosion. To remove
soap solution to a clean, damp cloth and remove the
heavy soil and/or excessive brake dust, use MOPAR威
stain. Use a fresh, damp towel to remove soap residue.
Wheel Cleaner or equivalent or select a nonabrasive,
non-acidic cleaner. Do not use scouring pads, steel wool, • For grease stains, apply MOPAR威 Multi-Purpose
Cleaner or equivalent high quality cleaner to a clean,
a bristle brush, or metal polishes. Only MOPAR威 or
damp cloth and remove the stain. Use a fresh, damp
equivalent is recommended. Do not use oven cleaner.
towel to remove soap residue.
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• Do not use any harsh solvents or any other form of and MOPAR威 Total Clean or equivalent. Care should be
taken to avoid soaking your leather upholstery with any
protectants on Stain Repel products.
liquid. Please do not use polishes, oils, cleaning fluids,
Interior Care
solvents, detergents, or ammonia-based cleaners to clean
Use MOPAR威 Fabric Cleaner or equivalent to clean fabric
your leather upholstery. Application of a leather condiupholstery and MOPAR威 Carpet Cleaner or equivalent
tioner is not required to maintain the original condition.
for carpeting.
Interior trim should be cleaned starting with a damp
cloth, or MOPAR威 Satin Select or equivalent. Do not use
harsh cleaners or Armor All威. Use MOPAR威 Total Clean
or equivalent to clean vinyl upholstery.
WARNING!
Do not use volatile solvents for cleaning purposes.
Many are potentially flammable, and if used in
closed areas they may cause respiratory harm.
MOPAR威 Total Clean or equivalent is specifically recommended for leather upholstery.
Cleaning Headlights
Your vehicle has plastic headlights that are lighter and
Your leather upholstery can be best preserved by regular
less susceptible to stone breakage than glass headlights.
cleaning with a damp soft cloth. Small particles of dirt
can act as an abrasive and damage the leather upholstery Plastic is not as scratch resistant as glass and therefore
and should be removed promptly with a damp cloth. different lens cleaning procedures must be followed.
Stubborn soils can be removed easily with a soft cloth
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To minimize the possibility of scratching the lenses and
reducing light output, avoid wiping with a dry cloth. To
remove road dirt, wash with a mild soap solution followed by rinsing.
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Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
The lenses in front of the instruments in this vehicle are
molded in clear plastic. When cleaning the lenses, care
must be taken to avoid scratching the plastic.
Do not use abrasive cleaning components, solvents, steel 1. Clean with a wet soft rag or micro-fiber towel. A mild
soap solution may be used, but do not use high alcohol
wool or other aggressive material to clean the lenses.
content or abrasive cleaners. If soap is used, wipe clean
Glass Surfaces
with a clean damp rag.
All glass surfaces should be cleaned on a regular basis
with MOPAR威 Glass Cleaner or any commercial 2. Dry with a soft cloth.
household-type glass cleaner. Never use an abrasive type
Seat Belt Maintenance
cleaner. Use caution when cleaning the inside rear winDo not bleach, dye, or clean the belts with chemical
dow equipped with electric defrosters or the right rear
solvents or abrasive cleaners. This will weaken the fabric.
quarter window equipped with the radio antenna. Do
Sun damage can also weaken the fabric.
not use scrapers or other sharp instrument that may
If the belts need cleaning, use MOPAR威 Total Clean, a
scratch the elements.
mild soap solution, or lukewarm water. Do not remove
When cleaning the rear view mirror, spray cleaner on the
the belts from the vehicle to wash them. Dry with a soft
towel or rag that you are using. Do not spray cleaner
cloth.
directly on the mirror.
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Replace the belts if they appear frayed or worn or if the
buckles do not work properly.
Cleaning The Center Console Cupholders
Clean with a damp cloth or towel using a mild detergent
with the cupholder in the center console.
NOTE: The cupholder cannot be removed.
FUSES
Integrated Power Module
The Integrated Power Module is located in the engine
compartment. This module contains fuses and relays.
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CAUTION!
• When installing the integrated power module
cover, it is important to ensure the cover is properly positioned and fully latched. Failure to do so
may allow water to get into the integrated power
module and possibly result in an electrical system
failure.
• When replacing a blown fuse, it is important to
use only a fuse having the correct amperage rating.
The use of a fuse with a rating other than indicated
may result in a dangerous electrical system overload. If a properly rated fuse continues to blow, it
indicates a problem in the circuit that must be
corrected.
Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
1
—
2
40 Amp
Green
3
50 Amp
Red
4
30 Amp
Pink
5
40 Amp
Green
6
—
7
—
8
—
9
—
10
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—
Description
Fuse – Spare
Radiator Fan #1
—
Power Steering #1
—
Starter
—
Anti-Lock Brakes
—
—
—
20 Amp
Yellow
10 Amp
Red
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Fuse – Spare
Fuse – Spare
Fuse – Spare
All-Wheel Drive
Module – If Equipped
Security
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Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
11
—
12
—
13
14
—
—
15
—
16
18
—
50 Amp
Red
50 Amp
Red
30 Amp
Pink
19
20
MiniFuse
20 Amp
Yellow
10 Amp
Red
—
25 Amp
Natural
25 Amp
Natural
—
—
Description
Horns
Air Conditioning
Clutch
Fuse – Spare
Anti-Lock Brakes
Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
21
30 Amp
Pink
22
—
23
—
24
—
28
—
Transmission
29
—
Fuse – Spare
Radiator Fan #2
30
31
—
—
—
Power Steering #2
—
Wiper Motor
32
33
34
—
—
—
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—
—
—
25 Amp
Natural
15 Amp
Blue
—
25 Amp
Natural
—
—
25 Amp
Natural
Description
Headlamp Washers
Fuse – Spare
Fuse – Spare
Fuse – Spare
Fuel Pump
Transmission Shifter
Fuse – Spare
Engine Module
Fuse – Spare
Fuse – Spare
Powertrain #1
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Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
35
—
36
—
37
—
38
—
39
—
MiniFuse
20 Amp
Yellow
10 Amp
Red
10 Amp
Red
10 Amp
Red
10 Amp
Red
Description
Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
48
—
Powertrain #2
Anti-Lock Brake
Module
Engine Controller/
Rad Fan Relays
Airbag Module
Power Steering
Module/AC Clutch
Relay
49
50
51
—
—
—
52
53
—
—
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Red
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—
20 Amp
Yellow
—
—
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Description
AWD Module/Front
Axle Disconnect
Fuse – Spare
Fuse – Spare
Vacuum Pump
Fuse – Spare
Fuse – Spare
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Rear Power Distribution Center
There is also a power distribution center located in the
trunk under the spare tire access panel. This center
contains fuses and relays.
Rear Power Distribution Center
Opening The Access Panel
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CAUTION!
• When installing the power distribution center
cover, it is important to ensure the cover is properly positioned and fully latched. Failure to do so
may allow water to get into the power distribution
center and possibly result in an electrical system
failure.
• When replacing a blown fuse, it is important to
use only a fuse having the correct amperage rating.
The use of a fuse with a rating other than indicated
may result in a dangerous electrical system overload. If a properly rated fuse continues to blow, it
indicates a problem in the circuit that must be
corrected.
Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
2
60 Amp
Yellow
3
—
4
60 Amp
Yellow
5
30 Amp
Pink
6
40 Amp
Green
7
40 Amp
Green
8
30 Amp
Pink
9
30 Amp
Pink
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Front PDC Feed #1
—
—
Fuse – Spare
Front PDC Feed #2
—
Sunroof
—
Exterior Lighting #1
—
Exterior Lighting #2
—
Interior Lighting/
Washer Pump
Power Locks
—
501
Description
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Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
10
30 Amp
Pink
11
30 Amp
Pink
12
—
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
40 Amp
Green
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
MiniFuse
—
—
Description
Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
23
—
Driver Door
Passenger Door
24
—
25
—
—
Cigar Lighters, Instrument Panel & Power
Outlet Console Rear
HVAC Blower
26
27
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
Fuse
Fuse
Fuse
Fuse
Fuse
Fuse
Fuse
31
—
32
—
33
—
20 Amp
Yellow
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
Spare
Spare
Spare
Spare
Spare
Spare
Spare
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Red
15 Amp
Blue
10 Amp
Red
—
25 Amp
Natural
25 Amp
Natural
15 Amp
Blue
15 Amp
Blue
Description
Fuel Door/Diagnostic
Port
Radio Screen
Tire Pressure Monitor
Fuse — Spare
Amplifier
Power Seats
HVAC Module/
Cluster
Ignition Switch/
Wireless Module
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Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
34
—
35
—
36
37
—
—
38
—
40
41
42
—
—
30 Amp
Pink
—
43
MiniFuse
10 Amp
Red
10 Amp
Red
—
15 Amp
Blue
20 Amp
Yellow
—
—
—
Description
Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
44
—
Power Outlet Inside
Arm Rest
Fuse — Spare
Fuse — Spare
Rear Defrost
25 Amp
Natural
Rear Heated Seats/
Steering Wheel
Steering Column
Module/Clock
Battery Sensor
Fuse — Spare
Radio
45
—
46
—
47
—
48
—
49
50
51
—
—
—
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Red
15 Amp
Blue
10 Amp
Red
10 Amp
Red
20 Amp
Yellow
—
—
20 Amp
Yellow
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Description
Park Assist/Blind
Spot/Camera
Cluster/Rearview
Mirror/Compass
Adaptive Cruise Control
Adaptive Front Lighting
Active Suspension
Fuse — Spare
Fuse — Spare
Front Heated Seats
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Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
52
—
MiniFuse
10 Amp
Red
53
—
10 Amp
Red
54
55
56
57
58
—
—
—
—
—
59
60
61
62
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
—
10 Amp
Red
—
—
—
—
Description
Heated Cupholders/
Rear Heated Seat
Switches
HVAC Module/In
Car Temperature Sensor
Fuse — Spare
Fuse — Spare
Fuse — Spare
Fuse — Spare
Airbag Module
Fuse
Fuse
Fuse
Fuse
—
—
—
—
Cavity Cartridge
Fuse
63
—
64
—
65
—
66
67
—
—
68
—
69
70
—
—
Spare
Spare
Spare
Spare
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Natural
10 Amp
Red
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15 Amp
Blue
15 Amp
Blue
—
—
Description
Fuse — Spare
Rear Windows
Airbag Module
Fuse — Spare
Run Sense
Illumination/Rear
Sunshade
Fuse — Spare
Fuse — Spare
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
VEHICLE STORAGE
If you are leaving your vehicle dormant for more than
21 days, you may want to take these steps to protect your
battery.
• Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.
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REPLACEMENT BULBS
Interior
Bulb Number
Rear Courtesy/Reading Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . W5W
Rear Compartment (Trunk) Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . 562
Overhead Console Reading Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . 578
Visor Vanity Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A6220
Glove Box Lamp – If Equipped. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Door Courtesy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 562
Shift Indicator Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JKLE14140
Optional Door Map Pocket/Cupholder . . . . . . . . LED
(Serviced at Authorized Dealer)
• Anytime you store your vehicle, or keep it out of
service (i.e., vacation) for two weeks or more, run the
air conditioning system at idle for about five minutes
in the fresh air and high blower setting. This will
ensure adequate system lubrication to minimize the
possibility of compressor damage when the system is
started again.
NOTE: For lighted switches, see your authorized dealer
for replacement instructions.
All of the interior bulbs are glass wedge base or glass
cartridge types. Aluminum base bulbs are not approved
and should not be used for replacement.
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Exterior
Bulb Number
Low Beam Headlamp (Standard Halogen) . . . . . . H11
Low Beam Headlamp – High Intensity Discharge
(HID) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . D3S
(Serviced at Authorized Dealer)
High Beam Headlamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9005
Front Park/Turn Lamp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3157A
Front Fog Lamp – If Equipped. . . . . . . . . . . . PSX24W
Front Side Marker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Rear Tail Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LED
(Serviced at Authorized Dealer)
Rear Stop/Turn Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LED
(Serviced at Authorized Dealer)
Rear Side Marker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Backup Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3157
Center High-Mount Stop Lamp (CHMSL). . . . . . . LED
(Serviced at Authorized Dealer)
License . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
BULB REPLACEMENT
Front Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam
Headlamp, Park/Turn Lamp, and Side Marker
Lamp — Models with Halogen Headlamps
1. Open the hood.
NOTE: Removal of the air cleaner filter housing may be
necessary prior to replacing bulbs in the headlamp
assembly on the driver side of the vehicle.
2. Twist the appropriate bulb and socket assembly counterclockwise, and then pull it out of the headlamp
assembly.
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CAUTION!
Do not touch the new bulb with your fingers. Oil
contamination will severely shorten bulb life. If the
bulb comes in contact with an oily surface, clean the
bulb with rubbing alcohol.
3. Disconnect the bulb from the socket assembly and
install the replacement bulb.
4. Reinstall the bulb and socket assembly into the headlamp assembly, and then turn it clockwise.
Front Low Beam Headlamp and Park/Turn Lamp
— Models with High Intensity Discharge
Headlamps (HID)
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this, you should not attempt to service a headlamp bulb
yourself. If a headlamp bulb fails, take your vehicle to
an authorized dealer for service.
WARNING!
A transient high voltage occurs at the bulb sockets of
HID headlamps when the headlight switch is turned
ON. It may cause serious electrical shock or electrocution if not serviced properly. See your authorized
dealer for service.
NOTE: On vehicles equipped with HID headlamps,
when the headlamps are turned on, there is a blue hue to
the lights. This diminishes and becomes more white after
approximately 10 seconds, as the system charges.
HID Headlamps
The headlamps are a type of high voltage discharge tube.
High voltage can remain in the circuit even with the
headlamp switch off and the key removed. Because of
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Backup Lamps
3. Remove cover.
1. Open trunk.
4. Twist the bulb one quarter turn to remove.
2. Remove fastener from cover.
5. Reinstall new bulb.
6. Install cover and fastener.
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License Lamp
1. Remove the screws securing the lamp to the rear
fascia.
2. Remove the bulb and socket assembly.
3. Disconnect the bulb from the socket assembly and
install the replacement bulb.
1 — License Lamp Bulb
2 — Socket
4. Reinstall the bulb and socket assembly.
5. Reattach the lamp to the rear fascia, and then install
the screws.
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FLUID CAPACITIES
Fuel (Approximate)
All Engines
Engine Oil with Filter
3.6 Liter Engine (SAE 5W-30, API Certified)
5.7 Liter Engine (SAE 5W-20, API Certified)
Cooling System *
3.6 Liter Engine (MOPAR威 Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile
Formula or equivalent)
5.7 Liter Engine without Severe Duty II Cooling System (MOPAR威
Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula or equivalent)
5.7 Liter Engine with Severe Duty II Cooling System (MOPAR威
Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula or equivalent)
* Includes heater and coolant recovery bottle filled to MAX level.
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19 Gallons
72 Liters
6 Quarts
7 Quarts
5.6 Liters
6.6 Liters
10 Quarts
9.5 Liters
14.5 Quarts
13.9 Liters
15 Quarts
14.3 Liters
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Engine
Component
Engine Coolant
Engine Oil – 3.6L Engine
Engine Oil – 5.7L Engine
Engine Oil Filter
Spark Plugs – 3.6L Engine
Spark Plugs – 5.7L Engine
Fuel Selection – 3.6L Engine
Fuel Selection – 5.7L Engine
Fluid, Lubricant, or Genuine Part
MOPAR威 Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology) or equivalent.
Use API Certified SAE 5W-30 Engine Oil, meeting the requirements of
Chrysler Material Standard MS-6395. Refer to the engine oil fill cap for
correct SAE grade.
Use API Certified SAE 5W-20 Engine Oil, meeting the requirements of
Chrysler Material Standard MS-6395. Refer to the engine oil fill cap for
correct SAE grade.
MOPAR威 Engine Oil Filter or equivalent.
RER8ZWYCB4 (Gap 0.043 in [1.1 mm])
LZFR5C–11 (Gap 0.043 in [1.1 mm])
87 Octane
87 Octane Acceptable – 89 Octane Recommended
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Chassis
Component
Automatic Transmission
Brake Master Cylinder
Power Steering Reservoir
Front Axle
Rear Axle
Transfer Case
Fluid, Lubricant, or Genuine Part
MOPAR威 ATF+4威 Automatic Transmission Fluid or equivalent licensed
ATF+4威 product.
MOPAR威 DOT 3 and SAE J1703 should be used or equivalent. If DOT 3
brake fluid is not available, then DOT 4 is acceptable. Use only recommended brake fluids.
MOPAR威 Hydraulic Fluid or equivalent meeting MS-11655, such as Fuchs
EG ZH 3044 or Pentosin CHF 11s.
API GL-5 SAE 75W90 Synthetic Gear Lubricant or equivalent.
API GL-5 SAE 75W140 Synthetic Gear Lubricant or equivalent.
MOPAR威 Transfer Case Lubricant for BorgWarner 44–40 or equivalent.
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䡵 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 514
▫ Required Maintenance Intervals . . . . . . . . . . 516
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MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
The Scheduled Maintenance services listed in this
manual must be done at the times or mileages specified
to protect your vehicle warranty and ensure the best
vehicle performance and reliability. More frequent maintenance may be needed for vehicles in severe operating
conditions, such as dusty areas and very short trip
driving. Inspection and service should also be done
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will sound, indicating that an oil change is necessary.
Based on engine operation conditions, the oil change
indicator message will illuminate. This means that service is required for your vehicle. Have your vehicle
serviced as soon as possible, within the next 500 miles
(805 km).
NOTE:
The oil change indicator system will remind you that it is
• The oil change indicator message will not monitor the
time to take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance.
time since the last oil change. Change your vehicle’s
oil if it has been six months since your last oil change,
On Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)
even if the oil change indicator message is NOT
equipped vehicles, “Oil Change Required” will be disilluminated.
played in the EVIC and a single chime will sound,
indicating that an oil change is necessary.
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• Change your engine oil more often if you drive your “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” or under “Instrument Cluster Description/Odometer/Trip Odomvehicle off-road for an extended period of time.
eter” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for
• Under no circumstances should oil change intervals
further information.
exceed 8,000 miles (13,000 km) or six months, whichever comes first.
At Each Stop For Fuel
Your authorized dealer will reset the oil change indicator
Procedures/Engine Oil” in “Maintaining Your Vemessage after completing the scheduled oil change. If a
hicle” for further information.
scheduled oil change is performed by someone other
than your authorized dealer, the message can be reset by
• Check the windshield washer solvent and add if
referring to the steps described under “Electronic Vehicle
required.
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At Each Oil Change
Once A Month
• Check tire pressure and look for unusual wear or • Change the engine oil filter.
damage.
• Inspect the brake hoses and lines.
• Inspect the battery, and clean and tighten the terminals
CAUTION!
as required.
• Check the fluid levels of the coolant reservoir, brake
master cylinder, and power steering, and add as
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Required Maintenance Intervals
Refer to the Maintenance Schedules on the following
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8,000 Miles (13,000 km) or
6 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil
filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of
irregular wear, even if it occurs before
8,000 miles (13 000 km).
Odometer Reading
Repair Order #
Signature, Authorized Service Center
Date
Dealer Code
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16,000 Miles (26,000 km) or 12 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before
16,000 miles (26 000 km).
❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions. Inspect the
engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
❏ Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect exhaust system. Perform the first inspection at 16,000 miles (26 000 km) or
12 months.
❏ Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for
damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.
Odometer Reading
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Signature, Authorized Service Center
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❏ Inspect the CV joints.
❏ Inspect exhaust system.
❏ Inspect the rear axle fluid. Inspect the
front axle fluid – All Wheel Drive
(AWD).
Odometer Reading
Repair Order #
Signature, Authorized Service Center
Date
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32,000 Miles (52,000 km) or 24 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before
32,000 miles (52 000 km).
❏ Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
❏ Replace the spark plugs (5.7L Engine).
❏ Adjust parking brake on vehicles equipped with four-wheel disc brakes.
❏ Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for
damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect the transfer case fluid — All Wheel Drive (AWD).
Odometer Reading
Repair Order #
Signature, Authorized Service Center
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40,000 Miles (65,000 km) or
30 Months Maintenance
Service Schedule
48,000 Miles (78,000 km) or 36 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil
filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of
irregular wear, even if it occurs before
40,000 miles (65 000 km).
Odometer Reading
Repair Order #
Signature, Authorized Service Center
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Date
Dealer Code
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before
48,000 miles (78 000 km).
❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions. Inspect the
engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
❏ Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect the CV joints.
❏ Inspect exhaust system.
❏ Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for
damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.
❏ Change the rear axle fluid and on models equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD) change the
front axle fluid if using your vehicle for any of the following: police, taxi, fleet, off-road, or
frequent trailer towing.
Odometer Reading
Repair Order #
Signature, Authorized Service Center
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64,000 Miles (104,000 km) or 48 Months Maintenance Service Schedule
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Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before 64,000 miles (104 000 km).
Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
Replace the air conditioning filter.
Inspect the brake linings; replace if necessary.
Replace the spark plugs (5.7L Engine).
Adjust parking brake on vehicles equipped with four-wheel disc brakes.
Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter(s) if using your vehicle for any of the following: police, taxi, fleet, or frequent trailer towing.
Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play;
replace if necessary.
❏ Change the transfer case fluid if using your vehicle for any of the following: police, taxi, fleet, or frequent trailer towing — All Wheel Drive
(AWD).
Odometer Reading
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Date
Dealer Code
Signature, Authorized Service Center
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N ❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of
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❏ Inspect the CV joints.
❏ Inspect exhaust system.
❏ Inspect the rear axle fluid. Inspect the
front axle fluid – All Wheel Drive
(AWD).
Odometer Reading
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Signature, Authorized Service Center
Date
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80,000 Miles (130,000 km) or 60 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before
80,000 miles (130 000 km).
❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions. Inspect the
engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
❏ Flush and replace the engine coolant at 60 months or 104,000 miles (169 000 km)
whichever comes first.
❏ Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for
damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.
Odometer Reading
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66 Months Maintenance
Service Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil
filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of
irregular wear, even if it occurs before
88,000 miles (143 000 km).
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N ❏ Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
A ❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
N ❏ Replace the spark plugs (3.6L Engine).
C ❏ Replace the spark plugs (5.7L Engine).
E ❏ Inspect and replace PCV valve if necessary. †
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Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
Inspect the CV joints.
Inspect exhaust system.
Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play;
replace if necessary.
❏ Change the rear axle fluid and on models equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD) change the front axle fluid if using your vehicle for any of
the following: police, taxi, fleet, off-road, or frequent trailer towing.
❏ Inspect the transfer case fluid —
All Wheel Drive (AWD).
Odometer Reading
Repair Order #
Date
Dealer Code
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104,000 Miles (169,000 km) or
78 Months Maintenance
Service Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil
filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of
irregular wear, even if it occurs before
104,000 miles (169 000 km).
❏ Flush and replace the engine coolant at
104,000 miles (169 000 km) or 60 months
whichever comes first.
Odometer Reading
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525 M
112,000 Miles (182,000 km) or 84 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before
112,000 miles (182 000 km).
❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions. Inspect the
engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
❏ Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for
damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.
Odometer Reading
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❏ Inspect the CV joints.
❏ Inspect exhaust system.
❏ Change the automatic transmission fluid
and filter(s).
❏ Replace the accessory drive belt(s).
❏ Inspect the rear axle fluid. Inspect the
front axle fluid – All Wheel Drive
(AWD).
Odometer Reading
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Signature, Authorized Service Center
Date
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128,000 Miles (208,000 km) or 96 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before
128,000 miles (208 000 km).
❏ Replace the engine air cleaner filter.
❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
❏ Replace the spark plugs (5.7L Engine).
❏ Adjust parking brake on vehicles equipped with four-wheel disc brakes.
❏ Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for
damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.
❏ Change the transfer case fluid if using your vehicle for any of the following: police, taxi,
fleet, or frequent trailer towing — All Wheel Drive (AWD).
Odometer Reading
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Signature, Authorized Service Center
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136,000 Miles (221,000 km) or
102 Months Maintenance
Service Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil
filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of
irregular wear, even if it occurs before
136,000 miles (221 000 km).
Odometer Reading
Repair Order #
Signature, Authorized Service Center
Date
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144,000 Miles (234,000 km) or 108 Months Maintenance Service
Schedule
❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter.
❏ Rotate the tires, rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before
144,000 miles (234 000 km).
❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions. Inspect the
engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary.
❏ Replace the air conditioning filter.
❏ Inspect the brake linings, replace if necessary.
❏ Inspect the CV joints.
❏ Inspect exhaust system.
❏ Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for
damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.
❏ Change the rear axle fluid and on models equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD) change the
front axle fluid if using your vehicle for any of the following: police, taxi, fleet, off-road, or
frequent trailer towing.
Odometer Reading
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to the owner, but is not required to maintain emissions
warranty.
WARNING!
• You can be badly injured working on or around a
motor vehicle. Do only service work for which you
have the knowledge and the right equipment. If
you have any doubt about your ability to perform
a service job, take your vehicle to a competent
mechanic.
• Failure to properly inspect and maintain your
vehicle could result in a component malfunction
and effect vehicle handling and performance. This
could cause an accident.
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䡵 Suggestions For Obtaining Service For Your
Vehicle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533
▫ Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or
Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY) . . . . . . . . . . . . 535
▫ Prepare For The Appointment . . . . . . . . . . . 533
▫ Service Contract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535
▫ Prepare A List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533
䡵 Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
▫ Be Reasonable With Requests . . . . . . . . . . . . 533
䡵 MOPAR威 Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
䡵 If You Need Assistance
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533
䡵 Reporting Safety Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
▫ Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center . . . . . 534
▫ In The 50 United States And Washington,
D.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
▫ Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center . . . . . 534
▫ In Mexico Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 534
▫ In Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537
䡵 Publication Order Forms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537
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䡵 Department Of Transportation Uniform Tire
Quality Grades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539
▫ Treadwear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539
▫ Traction Grades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539
▫ Temperature Grades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 540
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the service advisor and list the items in order of priority.
At many authorized dealers, you may obtain a rental
vehicle at a minimal daily charge. If you need a rental, it
Prepare For The Appointment
is advisable to make these arrangements when you call
If you’re having warranty work done, be sure to have the
for an appointment.
right papers with you. Take your warranty folder. All
work to be performed may not be covered by the IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
warranty. Discuss additional charges with the service The manufacturer and its authorized dealers are vitally
manager. Keep a maintenance log of your vehicle’s interested in your satisfaction. We want you to be happy
service history. This can often provide a clue to the with our products and services.
current problem.
Warranty service must be done by an authorized dealer.
Prepare A List
We strongly recommend that you take the vehicle to an
Make a written list of your vehicle’s problems or the authorized dealer. They know your vehicle the best, and
specific work you want done. If you’ve had an accident are most concerned that you get prompt and high quality
or work done that is not on your maintenance log, let the service. The manufacturer’s authorized dealers have the
service advisor know.
facilities, factory-trained technicians, special tools, and
the latest information to ensure the vehicle is fixed
Be Reasonable With Requests
If you list a number of items and you must have your correctly and in a timely manner.
vehicle by the end of the day, discuss the situation with
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR
YOUR VEHICLE
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This is why you should always talk to an authorized Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
dealer’s service manager first. Most matters can be re- P.O. Box 21–8004
Auburn Hills, MI 48321–8004
solved with this process.
Phone: (800) 423–6343
• If for some reason you are still not satisfied, talk to the
general manager or owner of the authorized dealer- Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
P.O. Box 1621
ship. They want to know if you need assistance.
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4H6
• If an authorized dealership is unable to resolve the
Phone: (800) 465–2001 English / (800) 387–9983 French
concern, you may contact the manufacturer’s customer
In Mexico contact:
center.
Av. Prolongacion Paseo de la Reforma, 1240
Any communication to the manufacturer’s customer cenSante Fe C.P. 05109
ter should include the following information:
Mexico, D. F.
• Owner’s name and address
In Mexico City: 5081-7568
Outside Mexico City: 1-800-505-1300
• Owner’s telephone number (home and office)
• Authorized dealership name
• Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
• Vehicle delivery date and mileage
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Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech
Impaired (TDD/TTY)
To assist customers who have hearing difficulties, the
manufacturer has installed special TDD (Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf) equipment at its customer
center. Any hearing or speech impaired customer, who
has access to a TDD or a conventional teletypewriter
(TTY) in the United States, can communicate with the
manufacturer by dialing 1–800–380–CHRY.
Canadian residents with hearing difficulties that require
assistance can use the special needs relay service offered
by Bell Canada. For TTY teletypewriter users, dial 711
and for Voice callers, dial 1 800 855-0511 to connect with
a Bell Relay Service operator.
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the manufacturer’s service contracts. If you purchased a
manufacturer’s service contract, you will receive Plan
Provisions and an Owner Identification Card in the mail
within three weeks of the vehicle delivery date. If you
have any questions about the service contract, call the
manufacturer’s Service Contract National Customer
Hotline at 1-800-521-9922 (Canadian residents, call (800)
465–2001 English / (800) 387–9983 French).
The manufacturer will not stand behind any service
contract that is not the manufacturer’s service contract. It
is not responsible for any service contract other than the
manufacturer’s service contract. If you purchased a service contract that is not a manufacturer’s service contract,
and you require service after the manufacturer’s New
Service Contract
Vehicle Limited Warranty expires, please refer to the
You may have purchased a service contract for a vehicle contract documents, and contact the person listed in
to help protect you from the high cost of unexpected those documents.
repairs after the manufacturer’s New Vehicle Limited
Warranty expires. The manufacturer stands behind only
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We appreciate that you have made a major investment
when you purchased the vehicle. An authorized dealer
has also made a major investment in facilities, tools, and
training to assure that you are absolutely delighted with
the ownership experience. You’ll be pleased with their
sincere efforts to resolve any warranty issues or related
concerns.
WARNING!
Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain
vehicle components contain, or emit, chemicals
known to the State of California to cause cancer and
birth defects, or other reproductive harm. In addition, certain fluids contained in vehicles and certain
products of component wear contain, or emit, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer
and birth defects, or other reproductive harm.
WARRANTY INFORMATION
See the Warranty Information Booklet, located on the
DVD, for the terms and provisions of Chrysler Group
LLC warranties applicable to this vehicle and market.
MOPAR姞 PARTS
MOPAR威 fluids, lubricants, parts, and accessories are
available from an authorized dealer. They are recommended for your vehicle in order to help keep the vehicle
operating at its best.
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect that could
cause a crash or cause injury or death, you should
immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying the
manufacturer.
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If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an
investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in
a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy
campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in
individual problems between you, your authorized
dealer, and the manufacturer.
In Canada
If you believe that your vehicle has a safety defect, you
should contact the Customer Service Department immediately. Canadian customers who wish to report a safety
defect to the Canadian government should contact Transport Canada, Motor Vehicle Defect Investigations and
Recalls at 1-800-333-0510 or go to
To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety
http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/
Hotline toll free at 1–888–327–4236 (TTY: 1–800–424–
9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov; or write to: PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
Administrator, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., To order the following manuals, you may use either the
West Building, Washington, D.C. 20590. You can also website or the phone numbers listed below. Visa, Masobtain other information about motor vehicle safety from tercard, American Express, and Discover orders are achttp://www.safercar.gov.
cepted. If you prefer mailing your payment, please call
for an order form.
NOTE: A street address is required when ordering
manuals (no P.O. Boxes).
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• Service Manuals
• Owner’s Manuals
These comprehensive Service Manuals provide the
These Owner’s Manuals have been prepared with the
information that students and professional technicians
assistance of service and engineering specialists to
need in diagnosing/troubleshooting, problem solving,
acquaint you with specific Chrysler Group LLC vemaintaining, servicing, and repairing Chrysler Group
hicles. Included are starting, operating, emergency
LLC vehicles. A complete working knowledge of the
and maintenance procedures as well as specifications,
vehicle, system, and/or components is written in
capabilities and safety tips.
straightforward language with illustrations, diagrams,
Call toll free at:
and charts.
• 1–800–890–4038 (U.S.)
• Diagnostic Procedure Manuals
Diagnostic Procedure Manuals are filled with diagrams, charts and detailed illustrations. These practical manuals make it easy for students and technicians
to find and fix problems on computer-controlled vehicle systems and features. They show exactly how to
find and correct problems the first time, using step-bystep troubleshooting and drivability procedures,
proven diagnostic tests and a complete list of all tools
and equipment.
• 1–800–387–1143 (Canada)
Or
Visit us on the Worldwide Web at:
• www.techauthority.com
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM
TIRE QUALITY GRADES
The following tire grading categories were established by
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The
specific grade rating assigned by the tire’s manufacturer
in each category is shown on the sidewall of the tires on
your vehicle.
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significantly from the norm due to variations in driving
habits, service practices, and differences in road characteristics and climate.
Traction Grades
The Traction grades, from highest to lowest, are AA, A, B,
and C. These grades represent the tire’s ability to stop on
wet pavement, as measured under controlled conditions
All passenger car tires must conform to Federal safety on specified government test surfaces of asphalt and
concrete. A tire marked C may have poor traction perforrequirements in addition to these grades.
mance.
Treadwear
The Treadwear grade is a comparative rating, based on
WARNING!
the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled
conditions on a specified government test course. For The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on
example, a tire graded 150 would wear one and one-half straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not
times as well on the government course as a tire graded include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or
100. The relative performance of tires depends upon the peak traction characteristics.
actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart
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Temperature Grades
The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C,
representing the tire’s resistance to the generation of heat
and its ability to dissipate heat, when tested under
controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory
test wheel. Sustained high temperature can cause the
material of the tire to degenerate and reduce tire life, and
excessive temperature can lead to sudden tire failure. The
grade C corresponds to a level of performance, which all
passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor
Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test
wheel, than the minimum required by law.
WARNING!
The temperature grade for this tire is established for
a tire that is properly inflated and not overloaded.
Excessive speed, under-inflation, or excessive loading, either separately or in combination, can cause
heat buildup and possible tire failure.
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INDEX
About Your Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366
ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) (Cruise Control) . . 211
Adding Engine Coolant (Antifreeze) . . . . . . . . . . 482
Adding Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418
Adding Washer Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
Additives, Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413
Adjustable Pedals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206
Air Cleaner, Engine (Engine Air Cleaner Filter) . . . 470
Air Conditioner Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 473
Air Conditioning Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 340,474
Air Conditioning Refrigerant . . . . . . . . . . . . . 473,474
Air Conditioning System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 338,473
Air Conditioning, Operating Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . 341
Air Pressure, Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389
Airbag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57,68
Airbag Deployment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Airbag Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66,67,72,86,281
Airbag Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Airbag, Side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60,65,68
Airbag, Window (Side Curtain) . . . . . . . . . . . 61,65,68
Alarm (Security Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Alarm Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
Alarm System (Security Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Alarm, Panic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
All Wheel Drive (AWD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360,490
Alterations/Modifications, Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . 369,371
Anti-Lock Warning Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276
Anti-Theft Security Alarm (Theft Alarm) . . . . . . . . 17
Antifreeze (Engine Coolant) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481,510
Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484
Appearance Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491
Arming Theft System (Security Alarm) . . . . . . . . . 17
Assist, Hill Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375
Auto Down Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Auto Unlock, Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Auto Up Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
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Automatic Dimming Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Automatic Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,31
Automatic Headlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Automatic Oil Change Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) . . . . . . . . . 338
Automatic Transaxle
Special Additives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 488
Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355,488,489
Adding Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489,512
Autostick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359
Fluid and Filter Changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489
Fluid Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489
Fluid Level Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489
Fluid Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
Gear Ranges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356
Shifting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355
Special Additives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 488
Automatic Transmission Limp Home Mode . . . . . 358
Autostick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359
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Axle Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
Axle Lubrication (Axle Fluid) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
B-Pillar Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Keyless Transmitter Replacement (RKE) . . . . . 23
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Belts, Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46,86
Body Mechanism Lubrication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476
Brake Assist System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372
Brake Control System, Electronic . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371
Brake Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
Brake System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486
Anti-Lock (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369
Fluid Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486,512
Master Cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486
Parking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366
Warning Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
Brake, Parking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366
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Brake/Transmission Interlock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355
Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486
Break-In Recommendations, New Vehicle . . . . . . . . 84
Brightness, Interior Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197
Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505,506
Bulbs, Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,505
Camera, Rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243
Capacities, Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510
Caps, Filler
Oil (Engine) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468,469
Radiator (Coolant Pressure) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 483
Car Washes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491
Carbon Monoxide Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85,414
Cargo (Vehicle Loading) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421
Cellular Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329
Certification Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422
Chains, Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397
Changing A Flat Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439
Chart, Tire Sizing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380
Check Engine Light
(Malfunction Indicator Light) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278,463
Checking Your Vehicle For Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Checks, Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Child Restraint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73,75,78,82
Child Restraint Tether Anchors . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77,78
Child Safety Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Clean Air Gasoline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
Cleaning
Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493
Windshield Wiper Blades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476
Climate Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330
Coin Holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
Cold Weather Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350
Compact Disc (CD) Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329
Compact Spare Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 392
Computer, Trip/Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295
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UCI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327
Universal Consumer Interface (UCI) . . . . . . . 327
Conserving Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294
Console, Floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
Console, Overhead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245
Contract, Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535
Coolant Pressure Cap (Radiator Cap) . . . . . . . . . . 483
Cooling System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480
Adding Coolant (Antifreeze) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 482
Coolant Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510
Coolant Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481,484
Disposal of Used Coolant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484
Drain, Flush, and Refill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481
Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484
Points to Remember . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485
Pressure Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 483
Radiator Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 483
Selection of Coolant (Antifreeze) . . . . 481,510,511
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Corrosion Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491
Cruise Control (Speed Control) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211
Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262,496
Customer Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533
Data Recorder, Event . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Daytime Brightness, Interior Lights . . . . . . . . . . . 198
Daytime Running Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
Dealer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465
Deck Lid, Emergency Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Deck Lid, Power Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Defroster, Rear Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Defroster, Windshield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87,336
Delay (Intermittent) Wipers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199
Diagnostic System, Onboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463
Dimmer Switch, Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Dipsticks
Oil (Engine) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
Disabled Vehicle Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455
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Disposal
Antifreeze (Engine Coolant) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484
Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Door Locks, Automatic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Door Opener, Garage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247
Driving
On Slippery Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361
Through Flowing, Rising, or Shallow
Standing Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362
Driving to Achieve Maximum Fuel Economy . . . . 294
E-85 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415
Electric Rear Window Defrost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Electric Remote Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Electrical Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
Electronic Brake Control System . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371
Anti-Lock Brake System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371
Brake Assist System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372
Traction Control System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371
Electronic Power Distribution Center (Fuses) . . . . 496
Electronic Speed Control (Cruise Control) . . . . 207,211
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372
Electronic Vehicle Information
Center (EVIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243,285
Emergency Deck Lid Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Emergency Trunk Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Emergency, In Case of
Freeing Vehicle When Stuck . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452
Hazard Warning Flasher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
Jacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439
Jump Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448
Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455
Emission Control System Maintenance . . . . . . . . . 463
Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462
Air Cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Block Heater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352
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Break-In Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Checking Oil Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
Compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461,462
Compartment Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461
Coolant (Antifreeze) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481,511
Cooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480
Exhaust Gas Caution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85,414
Fails to Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
Flooded, Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
Fuel Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
Jump Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448
Multi-Displacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366
Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467,510,511
Oil Change Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293,468
Oil Filler Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468,469
Oil Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Oil Filter Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Oil Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468,510
Oil Synthetic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
547
Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
Temperature Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283
Engine Oil Viscosity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468,469
Enhanced Accident Response Feature . . . . . . . . . . 69
Entry System, Illuminated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Ethanol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
Event Data Recorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Exhaust Gas Caution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85,414
Exhaust System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85,478
Exterior Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Exterior Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Filler Location Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
Filters
Air Cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Air Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 340,474
Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470,511
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Engine Oil Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Flash-To-Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Flashers
Hazard Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
Turn Signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,193,275
Flat Tire Changing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
Cruising Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Fuel Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 415,416
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418
Replacement Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418
Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Flooded Engine Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
Floor Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
Fluid Capacities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510
Fluid Leaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Fluid Level Checks
Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489
Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486
Cooling System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481
Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
Transfer Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490
Fluid, Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
Fluids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511
Fluids, Lubricants and Genuine Parts . . . . . . . . . . 511
Fog Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192,275
Folding Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Forward Collision Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232,289
Freeing A Stuck Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452
Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
Additives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413
Clean Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
Conserving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294
Ethanol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
Filler Door (Gas Cap) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
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Gasoline . . . . . .
Gauge . . . . . . .
Light . . . . . . . .
Materials Added
Methanol . . . . .
Octane Rating . .
Saver Mode . . .
Specifications . .
Tank Capacity . .
Fuel Optimizer . . . .
Fuel Saver . . . . . . . .
Fuel, Flexible . . . . . .
Fuses . . . . . . . . . . .
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Gauges
Coolant Temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283
Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
Speedometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
Tachometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275
Gear Ranges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356
Gear Select Lever Override . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453
General Information . . . . . . . . . 17,24,131,163,230,410
General Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 466
Glass Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 495
Gross Axle Weight Rating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422,425
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422,424
GVWR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422
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289
413
411
511
294
511
510
294
294
415
496
Garage Door Opener (HomeLink®)
Gasoline (Fuel) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Conserving . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gasoline, Clean Air . . . . . . . . . . .
Gasoline, Reformulated . . . . . . . .
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247 Hazard
Driving Through Flowing, Rising, or
410
Shallow Standing Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362
294
411 Hazard Warning Flasher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
411 Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
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Headlight Washers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
Headlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507
Automatic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 506
Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 494
Delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
High Beam/Low Beam Select Switch . . . . . . 194
Lights On Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
On With Wipers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190,200
Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Time Delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
Washers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Heated Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174
Heater, Engine Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352
High Beam/Low Beam Select (Dimmer) Switch . . 194
Hill Start Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375
Hitches
Trailer Towing .
Holder, Coin . . . . .
Holder, Cup . . . . .
HomeLink® (Garage
Hood Release . . . .
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. . . 265
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. . . 188
Ignition
Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Illuminated Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Immobilizer (Sentry Key) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Infant Restraint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73,74
Information Center, Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285
Inside Rearview Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Instrument Cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275
Instrument Panel and Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Instrument Panel Lens Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . 495
Integrated Power Module (Fuses) . . . . . . . . . . . . 496
Interior Appearance Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 494
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Interior Fuses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 496
Interior Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196
Intermittent Wipers (Delay Wipers) . . . . . . . . . . . 199
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Jack Location . . . . .
Jack Operation . . . .
Jacking Instructions
Jump Starting . . . .
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443
448
Key-In Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Key, Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Key, Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Key, Sentry (Immobilizer) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Keyless Enter-N-Go . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35,349
Keyless Entry System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Keyless Go . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Knee Bolster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
551
Lane Change and Turn Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
Lane Change Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Lap/Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
LATCH
(Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren) . . . . . 77,78
Latch Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Latches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
Lead Free Gasoline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
Leaks, Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Life of Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
Light Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,505
Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,189
Airbag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66,67,72,86,281
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
Anti-Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276
Automatic Headlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Brake Assist Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377
Brake Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
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Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505,506
Daytime Running . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
Dimmer Switch, Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . 193,194
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Indicator . . 377
Exterior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Fog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192,275
Hazard Warning Flasher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
Headlight Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Headlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189,507
Headlights On Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
Headlights On With Wipers . . . . . . . . . . 190,200
High Beam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
High Beam Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275
High Beam/Low Beam Select . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Illuminated Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Instrument Cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Intensity Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197
Interior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196
License . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 509
Lights On Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
Low Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289
Malfunction Indicator (Check Engine) . . . . . . 278
Map Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness) . . . . . . . . 198
Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195,246
Seat Belt Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283
Security Alarm (Theft Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505,506
Service Engine Soon
(Malfunction Indicator) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278
SmartBeams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Theft Alarm (Security Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPMS) . . . . . . . 277,400
Traction Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377
Turn Signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,193
Vanity Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Warning (Instrument Cluster Description) . . . 275
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Load Leveling System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270
Loading Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421,423
Capacities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423
Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384
Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Auto Unlock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Automatic Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Child Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Power Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Low Tire Pressure System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400
Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren
(LATCH) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77,78
Lubrication, Body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476
Maintenance Free Battery
Maintenance Procedures .
Maintenance Schedule . .
Maintenance, General . . .
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514
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Maintenance, Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256
Malfunction Indicator Light (Check Engine) . . 278,463
Manual Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490
Fluid Level Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490
Manual, Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537
Master Cylinder (Brakes) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486
Memory Feature (Memory Seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
Memory Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
Memory Seats and Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
Methanol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
Mini-Trip Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295
Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Automatic Dimming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Electric Powered . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Electric Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Exterior Folding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Heated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Outside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Rearview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
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Vanity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Oil Filter, Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Mode
Oil Filter, Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Fuel Saver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294 Oil, Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467,511
Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510
Modifications/Alterations, Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Change Interval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293,468
Monitor, Tire Pressure System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400
Mopar Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465,536
Checking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
Dipstick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
MTBE/ETBE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Multi-Displacement Engine System . . . . . . . . . . . 366
Multi-Function Control Lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470,511
Filter Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Identification Logo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468
Navigation System (Uconnect™ gps) . . . . . . . . . . 243
New Vehicle Break-In Period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Materials Added to . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
Recommendation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468,510
Synthetic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
Occupant Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44,65,69
Viscosity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468,469,510
Occupant Restraints (Sedan) . . . . . . . . . . . 60,61,65,68
Octane Rating, Gasoline (Fuel) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511 Onboard Diagnostic System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463
Odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276 Opener, Garage Door (HomeLink®) . . . . . . . . . . . 247
Oil Change Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276,293 Operating Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463
Oil Change Indicator, Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276,293 Operator Manual (Owner’s Manual) . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
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Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Steering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365
Sunroof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column . . . . . . . . . 203
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Paint Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491 Power Steering Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
Panic Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Pregnant Women and Seat Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Park Sense System, Rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235 Preparation for Jacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 442
Parking Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366 Pretensioners
Seat Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Passing Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Pedals, Adjustable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Programming Transmitters
Pets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 (Remote Keyless Entry) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Placard, Tire and Loading Information . . . . . . . . . 384
Power
Radial Ply Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391
Deck Lid Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Radiator Cap (Coolant Pressure Cap) . . . . . . . . . . 483
Distribution Center (Fuses) . . . . . . . . . . . 496,500 Radio Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Radio Remote Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327
Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Rain Sensitive Wiper System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200
Outlet (Auxiliary Electrical Outlet) . . . . . . . . 257 Rear Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243
Outside Rearview Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Overhead Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245
Overheating, Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284,438
Owner’s Manual (Operator Manual) . . . . . . . . . 4,537
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Rear Cupholder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264
Rear Park Sense System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
Rear Seat, Folding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Rear Window Defroster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Rear Window Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Rearview Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Recorder, Event Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Recreational Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436
Reformulated Gasoline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411
Refrigerant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 474
Release, Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
Reminder, Lights On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192
Reminder, Seat Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Remote Control
Starting System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Remote Sound System (Radio) Controls . . . . . . . . 327
Remote Starting System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Remote Trunk Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Replacement Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505
Replacement Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Replacement Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465
Replacement Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 396
Reporting Safety Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
Resetting Oil Change Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . 276,293
Restraint, Head . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
Restraints, Child . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Restraints, Occupant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Rocking Vehicle When Stuck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452
Rotation, Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 399
Safety Checks Inside Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Safety Checks Outside Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Safety Defects, Reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
Safety Information, Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
Safety Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Safety, Exhaust Gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Schedule, Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 514
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Seat Belt Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 495
Seat Belt Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Seat Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44,46,86
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Anchorage . . . . . . 51
And Pregnant Women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Child Restraint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73,74,75,82
Extender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Front Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46,47
Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Operating Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Pretensioners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Untwisting Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Easy Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
Heated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174
Height Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
557
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Rear Folding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Seatback Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Tilting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Security Alarm (Theft Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Selection of Coolant (Antifreeze) . . . . . . . . . . 481,511
Selection of Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468
Sentry Key (Immobilizer) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Sentry Key Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Sentry Key Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Service Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533
Service Contract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535
Service Engine Soon Light
(Malfunction Indicator) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278
Service Manuals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537
Shift Lever Override . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453
Shifting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352
Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352,355
Shoulder Belt Upper Anchorage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
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Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Side Airbag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Signals, Turn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,193,275
Slippery Surfaces, Driving On . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361
SmartBeams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Snow Chains (Tire Chains) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397
Snow Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 398
Spare Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 392,393,440
Spark Plugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511
Specifications
Fuel (Gasoline) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410,511
Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 511
Speed Control (Cruise Control) . . . . . . . . . . . 207,211
Speedometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25,348
Automatic Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
Cold Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350
Engine Fails to Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Starting and Operating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
Starting Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
Steering
Column Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
Column Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365
Tilt Column . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202,203
Wheel, Heated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204
Wheel, Tilt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202,203
Steering Wheel Audio Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327
Steering Wheel Mounted Sound System
Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265,505
Storage, Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339,505
Storing Your Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505
Stuck, Freeing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 452
Sun Roof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
Sunglasses Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246
Sunroof Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256
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Supplemental Restraint System - Airbag . . . . . . . . 57 Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,388,539
Sway Control, Trailer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425
Aging (Life of Tires) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
Air Pressure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 388
Synthetic Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
Chains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397
System, Remote Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Changing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439,443
Tachometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275
Compact Spare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 392
Flat Changing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439
Telescoping Steering Column . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202,203
General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 388
Temperature Control, Automatic (ATC) . . . . . . . . 338
Temperature Gauge, Engine Coolant . . . . . . . 283,439
High Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391
Inflation Pressures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389
Tether Anchor, Child Restraint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Jacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 442,443
Theft Alarm (Security Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Theft System (Security Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Life of Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
Load Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 384,385
Tilt Steering Column . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202,203
Time Delay, Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191
Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) . . . . . . . . . 400
Tire and Loading Information Placard . . . . . . . . . 384
Pressure Warning Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
Quality Grading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539
Tire Identification Number (TIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382
Radial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391
Tire Markings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
Tire Safety Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 396
Rotation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 399
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Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379,388
Sizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380
Snow Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 398
Spare Tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 440
Spinning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394
Trailer Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 431
Tread Wear Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
To Open Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
Tongue Weight/Trailer Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428
Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424
Behind a Motorhome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436
Disabled Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455
Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428
Recreational . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428
Towing Vehicle Behind a Motorhome . . . . . . . . . . 436
Traction Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371
Trailer Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 424
Cooling System Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436
Hitches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427
Minimum Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429
Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 434
Trailer and Tongue Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428
Wiring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433
Trailer Towing Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428
Trailer Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428
Transfer Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490
Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490,512
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 490
Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 488
Automatic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352,355,488
Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 512
Range Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356
Shifting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352
Transmitter Battery Service
(Remote Keyless Entry) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Transmitter Programming
(Remote Keyless Entry) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
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Transmitter, Garage Door Opener (HomeLink®) . . 247
Transmitter, Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) . . . . . . . . 20
Transporting Pets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Tread Wear Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
Trip Odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276
Trunk Lid (Deck Lid) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42,43
Trunk Release Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Trunk Release, Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Turn Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193,275
UCI Connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327
Uniform Tire Quality Grades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539
Universal Consumer Interface (UCI) Connector . . . 327
Universal Transmitter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247
Untwisting Procedure, Seat Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Vanity Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Vehicle Certification Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
561
Vehicle Loading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 385,421,423
Vehicle Modifications/Alterations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Vehicle Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339,505
Vehicle Theft Alarm (Security Alarm) . . . . . . . . . . 17
Viscosity, Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468,469
Warning Flasher, Hazard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 438
Warning Lights
(Instrument Cluster Description) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275
Warnings and Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
Washer
Adding Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
Washers, Windshield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198,199,477
Washing Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491
Water
Driving Through . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362
Wheel and Wheel Trim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493
Wheel and Wheel Trim Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493
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Wind Buffeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42,256
Window Fogging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 340
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Windshield Defroster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Windshield Washers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198,199
Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477
Windshield Wiper Blades
Windshield Wipers . . . . .
Wiper Blade Replacement
Wiper, Delay . . . . . . . . .
Wipers, Intermittent . . . .
Wipers, Rain Sensitive . .
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VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA
With respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name
Chrysler Group LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and
the name Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution
therefore.
DRIVING AND ALCOHOL
Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of
accidents.
Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with blood
alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are
drinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking
driver, call a cab, a friend, or use public transportation.
WARNING!
Driving after drinking can lead to an accident. Your
perceptions are less sharp, your reflexes are slower,
and your judgment is impaired when you have been
drinking. Never drink and then drive.
This manual illustrates and describes the operation of
features and equipment that are either standard or optional on this vehicle. This manual may also include a
description of features and equipment that are no longer
available or were not ordered on this vehicle. Please
disregard any features and equipment described in this
manual that are not on this vehicle.
Chrysler Group LLC reserves the right to make changes
in design and specifications, and/or make additions to or
improvements to its products without imposing any
obligation upon itself to install them on products previously manufactured.
INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING
EQUIPMENT
Special design considerations are incorporated into this
vehicle’s electronic system to provide immunity to radio
frequency signals. Mobile two-way radios and telephone
equipment must be installed properly by trained personnel. The following must be observed during installation.
The positive power connection should be made directly
to the battery and fused as close to the battery as possible.
The negative power connection should be made to body
sheet metal adjacent to the negative battery connection.
This connection should not be fused.
Antennas for two-way radios should be mounted on the
roof or the rear area of the vehicle. Care should be used
in mounting antennas with magnet bases. Magnets may
affect the accuracy or operation of the compass on
vehicles so equipped.
The antenna cable should be as short as practical and
routed away from the vehicle wiring when possible. Use
only fully shielded coaxial cable.
Carefully match the antenna and cable to the radio to
ensure a low Standing Wave Ratio (SWR).
Mobile radio equipment with output power greater than
normal may require special precautions.
All installations should be checked for possible interference between the communications equipment and the
vehicle’s electronic systems.
Copyright © 2010 Chrysler Group LLC
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VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA
With respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name
Chrysler Group LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and
the name Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution
therefore.
DRIVING AND ALCOHOL
Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of
accidents.
Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with blood
alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are
drinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking
driver, call a cab, a friend, or use public transportation.
WARNING!
Driving after drinking can lead to an accident. Your
perceptions are less sharp, your reflexes are slower,
and your judgment is impaired when you have been
drinking. Never drink and then drive.
This manual illustrates and describes the operation of
features and equipment that are either standard or optional on this vehicle. This manual may also include a
description of features and equipment that are no longer
available or were not ordered on this vehicle. Please
disregard any features and equipment described in this
manual that are not on this vehicle.
Chrysler Group LLC reserves the right to make changes
in design and specifications, and/or make additions to or
improvements to its products without imposing any
obligation upon itself to install them on products previously manufactured.
Copyright © 2010 Chrysler Group LLC
INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING
EQUIPMENT
Special design considerations are incorporated into this
vehicle’s electronic system to provide immunity to radio
frequency signals. Mobile two-way radios and telephone
equipment must be installed properly by trained personnel. The following must be observed during installation.
The positive power connection should be made directly
to the battery and fused as close to the battery as possible.
The negative power connection should be made to body
sheet metal adjacent to the negative battery connection.
This connection should not be fused.
Antennas for two-way radios should be mounted on the
roof or the rear area of the vehicle. Care should be used
in mounting antennas with magnet bases. Magnets may
affect the accuracy or operation of the compass on
vehicles so equipped.
The antenna cable should be as short as practical and
routed away from the vehicle wiring when possible. Use
only fully shielded coaxial cable.
Carefully match the antenna and cable to the radio to
ensure a low Standing Wave Ratio (SWR).
Mobile radio equipment with output power greater than
normal may require special precautions.
All installations should be checked for possible interference between the communications equipment and the
vehicle’s electronic systems.
2011 Grand Caravan
2011
Chrysler Group LLC
11D481-126-AE
Grand Caravan
OWNER’S MANUAL
Fifth Edition
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2011 Grand Caravan
2011
OWNER’S MANUAL
Chrysler Group LLC
11Y532-126-AA
First Edition
Printed in U.S.A.
Grand Caravan
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