2017 Dodge Journey User`s Guide

2017 Dodge Journey User`s Guide
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USER
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GUIDE
IMPORTANT
This User Guide is intended to familiarize you with the important
f e a t u r e s o f y o u r v e h i c l e . Yo u r O w n e r ’s M a n u a l , N a v i g a t i o n / U c o n n e c t
Manuals and Warranty Booklets can be found on your DVD (if applicable)
or by visiting the website on the back cover of your User Guide. We hope
you find it useful. U.S. residents can purchase replacement kits by
v i s i t i n g w w w. t e c h a u t h o r i t y. c o m a n d C a n a d i a n r e s i d e n t s c a n p u r c h a s e
replacement kits by calling 1-800-387-1143.
If you are the first registered retail owner of your vehicle, you
may obtain a complimentary printed copy of the Owner’s
Manual, Navigation/Uconnect Manuals or Warranty Booklets by
calling 1 800 423-6343 (U.S.) or 1 800 387-1143 (Canada) or
by contacting your dealer.
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DODGE.CA (CANADA)
This guide has been prepared to help you get quickly acquainted with your
new Dodge brand vehicle and to provide a convenient reference source for
common questions. However, it is not a substitute for your Owner’s Manual.
For complete operational instructions, maintenance procedures and
important safety messages, please consult your Owner’s Manual, Navigation/
Uconnect Manuals and other Warning Labels in your vehicle.
Not all features shown in this guide may apply to your vehicle. For additional
information on accessories to help personalize your vehicle, visit
www.mopar.com (U.S.), www.mopar.ca (Canada) or your local Dodge brand dealer.
DRIVING AND ALCOHOL
The dri v er ’s p r im a r y r espo n s i bi l i ty
is the s af e op er a t ion of t he v e hi c l e .
Dri vi ng w h ile d ist r a ct ed c a n re s u l t
in l oss of veh icle con t r ol, re s ul ti n g
in a c ol l ision a n d p er son a l i n j ury.
FCA US LLC st r on g ly r ec o mm e nd s
t hat the d r iver u se ex t r eme c a u ti o n
when us in g a n y d evice o r fe a tu re
t hat may t a ke t h eir a t t e n ti o n o ff
t he ro ad . U se of a n y e l e c tri c a l
d evi c es,
su ch
as
c e l l ul ar
t el e phones, com p u t er s, po rta b l e
r adi os, v eh icle n a vig a t io n o r o th e r
d evi c es, b y t h e d r iver w h i l e th e
v e hi c l e i s mo v i ng i s d a n g e ro u s a n d
c o ul d l e a d to a se ri o u s c o l l i s i o n .
Te xti n g w hi l e dri v i n g i s a l s o
da n g e ro u s a n d s h o u l d n e v e r b e
do n e w hi l e the v e hi c l e i s m o v i n g . I f
yo u fi nd yo u rs e l f un a b l e to d e v o te
yo u r ful l atte n ti o n to v e h i c l e
o pe ra ti o n, p u l l o f f th e ro a d to a
s afe l o c a ti o n an d sto p yo u r v e h i c l e .
S o m e s ta te s o r p ro v i n c e s p ro h i b i t
th e u s e o f c e l l u l ar te l e p h o n e s o r
te xti ng w hi l e d ri v in g . I t i s a l wa ys
th e dri v e r’s re s po n s i b i l i ty to c o m p l y
w i th al l l o c a l l aw s .
Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of accidents.
Yo u r d r i v i n g a b i l i t y c a n b e s e r i o u s l y i m p a i r e d w i t h b l o o d a l c o h o l
levels far below the legal minimum. If you are drinking, don’t drive.
R i d e w i t h a d e s i g n a t e d n o n - d r i n k i n g d r i v e r, c a l l a c a b , a f r i e n d , o r
use public transportation.
WARNING!
D r i v i n g a f t e r d r i n k i n g c a n l e a d t o a n a c c i d e n t . Yo u r p e r c e p t i o n s a r e
l e s s s h a r p , y o u r r e f l e x e s a r e s l o w e r, a n d y o u r j u d g m e n t i s i m p a i r e d
when you have been drinking. Never drink and then drive.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION/WELCOME
WELCOME FROM FCA US LLC
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POWER INVERTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
POWER OUTLETS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
CONTROLS AT A GLANCE
UTILITY
DRIVER COCKPIT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER . . . . . . . . . . . 6
TRAILER TOWING WEIGHTS (MAXIMUM
TRAILER WEIGHT RATINGS) . . . . . . . 116
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND
MOTORHOME, ETC.) . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
GETTING STARTED
KEY FOB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
REMOTE START . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO — PASSIVE
ENTRY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO — IGNITION . . . 12
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM . . . . . . . . 14
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS . . . . 14
HEAD RESTRAINTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
FRONT SEATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
REAR SEATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
HEATED SEATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
HEATED STEERING WHEEL . . . . . . . . 62
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING
COLUMN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE
ENGINE BREAK-IN
RECOMMENDATIONS . . . . . . . . .
TURN SIGNAL/WIPER/WASHER/
HIGH BEAM LEVER . . . . . . . . . .
HEADLIGHT SWITCH . . . . . . . . .
SPEED CONTROL . . . . . . . . . . . .
CLIMATE CONTROL . . . . . . . . . .
PARKVIEW REAR BACK-UP CAMERA
POWER SUNROOF . . . . . . . . . . .
WIND BUFFETING . . . . . . . . . . .
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ELECTRONICS
YOUR VEHICLE'S SOUND SYSTEM . . . . 76
CYBERSECURITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
IDENTIFYING YOUR RADIO . . . . . . . . . 79
RADIO 4.3 & 4.3S AT A GLANCE . . . . . . 80
RADIO 8.4/8.4 NAV AT A GLANCE . . . . . 82
RADIO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
SIRIUSXM SATELLITE RADIO . . . . . . . . 86
IPOD/CD/AUX CONTROLS . . . . . . . . . . 89
GARMIN NAVIGATION . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
SIRIUSXM TRAVEL LINK . . . . . . . . . . 95
PLAYING IPOD/USB/MP3 DEVICES . . . . 96
UCONNECT PHONE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
UCONNECT VOICE COMMAND
(8.4 & 8.4 NAV ONLY) . . . . . . . . . . . 104
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT
SYSTEM (VES) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS . . 108
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY . . . . 108
PROGRAMMABLE FEATURES . . . . . . . 109
UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER
(HOMELINK) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE . . . . . . .
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS . . .
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING . .
JUMP-STARTING . . . . . . . . . . .
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE . . . .
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE . .
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE . . . .
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE
SYSTEM (EARS) . . . . . . . . . . . .
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR) . .
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MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
OPENING THE HOOD . . . . . . . . . . .
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L . . . .
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L . . . .
FLUID CAPACITIES . . . . . . . . . . . .
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE
PARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
ADDING FUEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.6L ENGINE ONLY) —
IF EQUIPPED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES . . . . . .
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE . . . . . . . .
FUSES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION . . . . . . .
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION . . .
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES . . . .
REPLACEMENT BULBS . . . . . . . . . .
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CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
FCA US LLC CUSTOMER CENTER . . .
FCA CANADA INC. CUSTOMER
CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
ASSISTANCE FOR THE HEARING
IMPAIRED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
PUBLICATIONS ORDERING . . . . . . .
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS IN THE
UNITED STATES . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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MOPAR® ACCESSORIES
AUTHENTIC ACCESSORIES
BY MOPAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FAQ’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180
INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
INTRODUCTION/WELCOME
WELCOME FROM FCA US LLC
Congratulations on selecting your new FCA US LLC (“FCA US”) vehicle. Be assured that
it represents precision workmanship, distinctive styling, and high quality.
Your new FCA US vehicle has characteristics to enhance the driver's control under some
driving conditions. These are to assist the driver and are never a substitute for attentive
driving. They can never take the driver's place. Always drive carefully.
Your new vehicle has many features for the comfort and convenience of you and your
passengers. Some of these should not be used when driving because they take your eyes
from the road or your attention from driving. Never text while driving or take your eyes,
more than momentarily, off the road.
This guide illustrates and describes the operation of features and equipment that are
either standard or optional on this vehicle. This guide 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 guide that are not available
on this vehicle. FCA US 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.
This User Guide has been prepared to help you quickly become acquainted with the
important features of your vehicle. It contains most things you will need to operate and
maintain the vehicle, including emergency information.
The DVD includes a computer application containing detailed Owner's information which
can be viewed on a personal computer or MAC computer. The multimedia DVD also
includes videos which can be played on any standard DVD player (including the Uconnect
Touchscreen Radios if equipped with DVD player capabilities). Additional DVD operational information is located on the back of the DVD sleeve.
For complete owner information,
www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals.
refer
to
your
Owner's
Manual
on
FCA US is committed to protecting our environment and natural resources. By converting
from paper to electronic delivery for the majority of the user information for your vehicle,
together we greatly reduce the demand for tree-based products and lessen the stress on
our environment.
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INTRODUCTION/WELCOME
VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA
With respect to any vehicles sold in Canada, the name FCA US LLC shall be deemed to be
deleted and the name FCA Canada Inc. used in substitution (excluding legal lines).
WARNING!
• Pedals that cannot move freely can cause loss of vehicle control and increase the risk
of serious personal injury.
• Always make sure that objects cannot fall into the driver foot well while the vehicle
is moving. Objects can become trapped under the brake pedal and accelerator pedal
causing a loss of vehicle control.
• 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.
• 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 transmission gear selector.
• Do not leave the key fob in or near the vehicle, or in a location accessible to children.
A child could operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle.
• 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.
• Refer to your Owner's Manual for further details.
USE OF AFTERMARKET PRODUCTS (ELECTRONICS)
The use of aftermarket devices including cell phones, MP3 players, GPS systems, or
chargers may affect the performance of on-board wireless features including Keyless
Enter-N-Go and Remote Start range. If you are experiencing difficulties with any of your
wireless features, try disconnecting your aftermarket devices to see if the situation
improves. If your symptoms persist, please see an authorized dealer.
When it comes to service, remember that your authorized dealer knows your vehicle best,
has factory-trained technicians and genuine MOPAR® parts, and cares about your
satisfaction.
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C O N T R O L S AT A G L A N C E
DRIVER COCKPIT
1. Instrument Cluster Display Controls pg. 108
2. Turn Signal/Light Lever pg. 65
3. Instrument Cluster pg. 6
4. Instrument Cluster Display pg. 6
5. Speedometer
6. Keyless Enter-N-Go — Ignition pg. 12
7. Your Vehicle's Sound System pg. 76
8. Storage Compartment
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C O N T R O L S AT A G L A N C E
9. Switch Panel
• Hazard Switch
• Rear Defroster pg. 71
• Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light pg. 125
• Air Recirculation pg. 72
10. Climate Controls pg. 69
11. Power Outlet pg. 114
12. Transmission Gear Selector
13. Speed Controls pg. 67
14. Power Mirror Switch
15. Power Windows
16. Power Door Locks
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C O N T R O L S AT A G L A N C E
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
1. Temperature Gauge
2. Tachometer
3. Instrument Cluster Display
(See page 119 for Instrument Cluster Warning Light information.)
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C O N T R O L S AT A G L A N C E
4. Fuel Gauge
5. Speedometer
6. Fuel Filler Door Location
(See
page
124
for
Instrument
Cluster
Indicator
Lights
information.)
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GETTING STARTED
KEY FOB
Locking And Unlocking The Doors And
Liftgate
Lock The Doors And Liftgate
Push and release the lock button on the key
fob to lock all doors and liftgate. The turn
signal lights will flash, and the horn will
chirp to acknowledge the signal.
Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
Push and release the unlock button on the
key fob once to unlock the driver’s door or
twice within five seconds to unlock all doors
and liftgate. The turn signal lights will flash
to acknowledge the unlock signal. The illuminated entry system will also turn on.
Panic Alarm
1. Push the PANIC button once to turn the
Panic Alarm on.
Key Fob
1 — Unlock
2 — Lock
3 — Remote Start
4 — Panic Button
5 — Emergency Key
2. Wait approximately three seconds and
push the button a second time to turn
the Panic Alarm off.
WARNING!
• When leaving the vehicle, always make sure the keyless ignition node is in “OFF”
mode, remove the key fob from the vehicle and lock the vehicle.
• Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or with access to an unlocked vehicle.
Leaving children 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 transmission gear selector.
• Do not leave the key fob in or near the vehicle (or in a location accessible to children),
and do not leave the ignition (of 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.
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GETTING STARTED
Emergency Key
Should the battery in the vehicle or the key fob go dead, there is an emergency key located
in the key fob. To remove the emergency key, slide the button at the back of the key fob
sideways with your thumb and then pull the key out with your other hand.
WARNING!
• 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 transmission gear selector.
• Do not leave the key fob in or near the vehicle (or in a location accessible to children),
and do not leave the ignition of 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.
REMOTE START
Push the remote start button on the key fob twice within five seconds. Pushing the remote
start button a third time shuts the engine off.
To drive the vehicle, push the unlock button and cycle the ignition to the ON/RUN
position.
With remote start, the engine will only run for 15 minutes (timeout) unless the ignition is
cycled to the ON/RUN position.
The vehicle must be cycled to the ON/RUN position after two consecutive timeouts.
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 you or others to be severely injured or killed when inhaled.
• Keep key fobs away from children. Operation of the Remote Start System, windows,
door locks or other controls could cause you and others to be severely injured or
killed.
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GETTING STARTED
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO — PASSIVE ENTRY
The Keyless Enter-N-Go Passive Entry system is an enhancement to the vehicle’s Remote
Keyless Entry feature. This feature allows you to lock and unlock the vehicle's door(s) and
liftgate without having to push the key fob lock or unlock buttons, as well as starting and
stopping the vehicle with the push of a button.
To Unlock From The Driver Or Passenger Side:
With a valid Keyless Enter-N-Go key fob located outside the vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5 m)
of the driver or passenger side door handle, grab either front door handle to unlock the
door automatically.
Grab The Door Handle To Unlock
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GETTING STARTED
To Lock The Vehicle:
Both front door handles have buttons located on the outside of the handle. With one of the
vehicle’s Keyless Enter-N-Go key fobs located outside the vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5m)
of the driver's or passenger front door handle, push the door handle button to lock all four
doors and liftgate.
Do NOT grab the door handle when pushing the door handle lock button. This could
unlock the door(s).
Push The Door Handle Button To Lock
Do NOT Grab The Handle When Locking
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 the “Uconnect Settings” in your vehicle’s
Owner's Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals or “Programmable Features”
in this guide for further information.
• If “Unlock All Doors 1st Press” is programmed, all doors and liftgate will unlock when
you push the liftgate button. If “Unlock Driver Door 1st Press” is programmed, only the
liftgate will unlock when you push the liftgate button. To select between “Unlock Driver
Door 1st Press” and “Unlock All Doors 1st Press,” refer to the “Uconnect Settings” in
your vehicle's Owner's Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals or “Programmable Features” in this guide for further information.
• If a key fob is detected in the vehicle when locking the vehicle using the power door
lock switch, the doors and liftgate will unlock and the horn will chirp three times. On
the third attempt, your key fob can be locked inside the vehicle.
• After pushing the Keyless Enter-N-Go lock button, you must wait two seconds before
you can lock or unlock the vehicle using the 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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GETTING STARTED
Lock Or Unlock The Liftgate:
With a valid Keyless Enter-N-Go key fob within 5 feet (1.5 meters) of the liftgate, push the
electronic liftgate lock/unlock pad located to the left of the liftgate handle to unlock the
liftgate. Push the button a second time to lock the liftgate.
NOTE:
Refer to your Owner's Manual
www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals
further information.
on
for
Electronic Liftgate Lock/Unlock Pad
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO — IGNITION
Engine Starting/Stopping
Starting
Normal starting of the vehicle can only
happen with a valid Keyless Enter-N-Go key
fob inside the vehicle.
1. Place the gear selector in PARK or
NEUTRAL.
2. While pressing the brake pedal, push
the ENGINE START/STOP button once.
If the engine fails to start, the starter
will disengage automatically after
10 seconds.
3. To stop the cranking of the engine prior
to the engine starting, push the button
again.
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Engine Start/Stop Button
GETTING STARTED
NOTE:
In case the ignition switch does not change with the push of a button, the key fob may
have a low or dead battery. In this situation, a back up method can be used to operate the
ignition switch. Put the nose side of the key fob against the ENGINE START/STOP button
and push to operate the ignition switch.
Stopping
1. Bring the vehicle to a complete stop.
2. Place the gear selector in PARK.
3. Push the ENGINE START/STOP button once. The ignition switch will return to the
OFF position.
If the gear selector 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.
Accessory Positions With Engine Off
NOTE:
The following functions are with the driver’s foot OFF the Brake Pedal (Transmission in
PARK or NEUTRAL Position).
Starting With The Ignition Switch In The OFF Position:
1. Push the ENGINE START/STOP button once to change the ignition switch to the
ACC position.
2. Push the ENGINE START/STOP button a second time to change the ignition switch to
the ON/RUN position.
3. Push the ENGINE START/STOP button a third time to return the ignition switch to the
OFF position.
NOTE:
If the ignition switch is left in the ACC or
ON/RUN (engine not running) position and
the transmission is in PARK, the system will
automatically time out after 30 minutes of
inactivity and the ignition will switch to the
OFF position.
Ignition Positions
In case the ignition switch does not change with the push of a button, the key fob may
have a low or dead battery. In this situation, a back up method can be used to operate the
ignition switch. Put the nose side (side opposite of the emergency key) of the key fob
against the ENGINE START/STOP button and push to operate the ignition switch.
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GETTING STARTED
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
The vehicle security alarm monitors the vehicle doors for unauthorized entry and the
ignition for unauthorized operation. While the vehicle security alarm is armed, interior
switches for door locks and liftgate are disabled. If something 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 display will flash.
To Arm
Push the Keyless Enter-N-Go — Ignition button until the instrument cluster display
indicates that the vehicle ignition is “OFF.” Push the power door lock switch while the door
is open, push the key fob lock button, or with one of the key fobs located outside the
vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5 m) of the driver's and passenger front door handles, push the
passive entry lock button located on the door handle.
NOTE:
After pushing the passive entry lock button, you must wait two seconds before you can
lock or unlock the vehicle via the door handle.
To Disarm
Push the key fob unlock button or with one of the key fobs located outside the vehicle and
within 5 ft (1.5 m) of the driver's and passenger front door handles, grab the Keyless
Enter-N-Go door handle and enter the vehicle, then push the Keyless Enter-N-Go —
Ignition button (requires at least one valid key fob in the vehicle).
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
Some of the most important safety features in your vehicle are the restraint systems:
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
• Seat Belt Systems
• Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Air Bags
• Supplemental Active Head Restraints
• Child Restraints
Some of the safety features described in this section may be standard equipment on some
models, or may be optional equipment on others. If you are not sure, ask your authorized
dealer.
Important Safety Precautions
Please pay close attention to the information in this section. It tells you how to use your
restraint system properly, to keep you and your passengers as safe as possible.
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Here are some simple steps you can take to minimize the risk of harm from a deploying air
bag:
1. Children 12 years old and under should always ride buckled up in a vehicle with a rear
seat.
2. If a child from 2 to 12 years old (not in a rear-facing child restraint) 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” in this section for further information).
3. Children that are not big enough to wear the vehicle seat belt properly (refer to “Child
Restraints” in this section for further information) should be secured in a vehicle with
a rear seat in child restraints or belt-positioning booster seats. Older children who do
not use child restraints or belt-positioning booster seats should ride properly buckled
up in a vehicle with a rear seat.
4. Never allow children to slide the shoulder belt behind them or under their arm.
5. You should read the instructions provided with your child restraint to make sure that
you are using it properly.
6. All occupants should always wear their lap and shoulder belts properly.
7. The driver and front passenger seats should be moved back as far as practical to allow
the front air bags room to inflate.
8. 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
occupants and the door and occupants could be injured.
9. If the air bag system in this vehicle needs to be modified to accommodate a disabled
person, refer to the “Consumer Assistance” section for customer service contact
information.
WARNING!
• Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of an air bag. A deploying passenger
front air bag can cause death or serious injury to a child 12 years or younger,
including a child in a rear-facing child restraint.
• Only use a rear-facing child restraint in a vehicle with a rear seat.
Seat Belt Systems
Buckle up even though you are an excellent driver, even on short trips. Someone on the
road may be a poor driver and could cause a collision that includes you. This can happen
far away from home or on your own street.
Research has shown that seat belts save lives, and they can reduce the seriousness of
injuries in a collision. 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.
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Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
Driver And Passenger BeltAlert — If Equipped
BeltAlert is a feature intended to remind the driver and outboard front seat passenger
(if equipped with outboard front passenger seat BeltAlert) to buckle their seat belts. The
Belt Alert feature is active whenever the ignition switch is in the START or ON/RUN
position.
Initial Indication
If the driver is unbuckled when the ignition switch is first in the START or ON/RUN
position, a chime will signal for a few seconds. If the driver or outboard front seat
passenger (if equipped with outboard front passenger seat BeltAlert) is unbuckled when
the ignition switch is first in the START or ON/RUN position the Seat Belt Reminder Light
will turn on and remain on until both outboard front seat belts are buckled. The outboard
front passenger seat BeltAlert is not active when an outboard front passenger seat is
unoccupied.
BeltAlert Warning Sequence
The BeltAlert warning sequence is activated when the vehicle is moving above a specified
vehicle speed range and the driver or outboard front seat passenger is unbuckled (if
equipped with outboard front passenger seat BeltAlert) (the outboard front passenger seat
BeltAlert is not active when the outboard front passenger seat is unoccupied). The
BeltAlert warning sequence starts by blinking the Seat Belt Reminder Light and sounding
an intermittent chime. Once the BeltAlert warning sequence has completed, the Seat Belt
Reminder Light will remain on until the seat belts are buckled. The BeltAlert warning
sequence may repeat based on vehicle speed until the driver and occupied outboard front
seat passenger seat belts are buckled. The driver should instruct all occupants to buckle
their seat belts.
Change Of Status
If the driver or outboard front seat passenger (if equipped with outboard front passenger
seat BeltAlert) unbuckles their seat belt while the vehicle is traveling, the BeltAlert
warning sequence will begin until the seat belts are buckled again.
The outboard front passenger seat BeltAlert is not active when the outboard front
passenger seat is unoccupied. BeltAlert may be triggered when an animal or other items
are placed on the outboard front passenger seat or when the seat is folded flat (if
equipped). It is recommended that pets be restrained in the rear seat (if equipped) in pet
harnesses or pet carriers that are secured by seat belts, and cargo is properly stowed.
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BeltAlert can be activated or deactivated by your authorized dealer. FCA US LLC does not
recommend deactivating BeltAlert.
NOTE:
If BeltAlert has been deactivated and the driver or outboard front seat passenger (if
equipped with outboard front passenger seat BeltAlert) is unbuckled the Seat Belt
Reminder Light will turn on and remain on until the driver and outboard front seat
passenger seat belts are buckled.
Lap/Shoulder Belts
All seating positions in your vehicle are equipped with lap/shoulder belts.
The seat belt webbing retractor will lock only during very sudden stops or collisions. This
feature allows the shoulder part of the seat belt to move freely with you under normal
conditions. However, in a collision the seat belt will lock and reduce your risk of striking
the inside of the vehicle or being thrown out of the vehicle.
WARNING!
• 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 belt even though you have air bags.
• In a collision, you and your passengers can suffer much greater injuries if you are not
properly buckled up. You can strike the interior of your vehicle or other passengers,
or you can be thrown out of the vehicle. Always be sure you and others in your vehicle
are buckled up properly.
• 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.
• Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly.
Occupants, including the driver, should always wear their seat belts whether or not an
air bag is also provided at their seating position to minimize the risk of severe injury
or death in the event of a crash.
• Wearing your seat belt incorrectly could make your injuries in a collision much worse.
You might suffer internal injuries, or you could even slide out of the seat 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 a collision, 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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WARNING!
• A lap belt worn too high can increase the risk of injury in a collision. The seat belt
forces won’t be at the strong hip and pelvic bones, but across your abdomen. Always
wear the lap part of your seat belt as low as possible and keep it snug.
• A twisted seat belt may not protect you properly. In a collision, it could even cut into
you. Be sure the seat belt is flat against your body, without twists. If you can’t
straighten a seat belt in your vehicle, take it to your authorized dealer immediately
and have it fixed.
• A seat 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 seat belt into the buckle nearest you.
• A seat 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.
• A seat belt that is worn under your arm is dangerous. Your body could strike the inside
surfaces of the vehicle in a collision, increasing head and neck injury. A seat belt
worn under the arm can cause internal injuries. Ribs aren’t as strong as shoulder
bones. Wear the seat 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 a collision.
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.
• A frayed or torn seat belt could rip apart in a collision and leave you with no
protection. Inspect the seat belt system periodically, checking for cuts, frays, or loose
parts. Damaged parts must be replaced immediately. Do not disassemble or modify
the seat belt system. Seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision.
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Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Sit
back and adjust the seat.
2. The seat belt latch plate is above the
back of the front seat, and next to your
arm in the rear seat (for vehicles
equipped with a rear seat). Grasp the
latch plate and pull out the seat belt.
Slide the latch plate up the webbing as
far as necessary to allow the seat belt to
go around your lap.
3. When the seat belt is long enough to fit,
insert the latch plate into the buckle
until you hear a “click.”
Pulling Out The Latch Plate
4. Position the lap belt so that it is snug
and lies low across your hips, below your 1 — Seat Belt Latch Plate
abdomen. To remove slack in the lap 2 — Seat Belt Buckle
belt portion, pull up 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 seat belt reduces the risk of sliding under the seat belt in a collision
5. Position the shoulder belt across the shoulder and chest with minimal, if any slack so
that it is comfortable and not resting on your neck. The retractor will withdraw any
slack in the shoulder belt.
6. To release the seat belt, push the red button on the buckle. The seat belt will
automatically retract to its stowed position. If necessary, slide the latch plate down the
webbing to allow the seat belt to retract fully.
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 inches (15 to 30 cm) above the latch plate, grasp and twist the seat
belt webbing 180 degrees to create a fold that begins immediately above the latch
plate.
3. Slide the latch plate upward over the folded webbing. The folded webbing must enter
the slot at the top of the latch plate.
4. Continue to slide the latch plate up until it clears the folded webbing and the seat belt
is no longer twisted.
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Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
In the driver and front passenger seats, the top of the shoulder belt can be adjusted
upward or downward to position the seat belt away from your neck. Push or squeeze the
anchorage button to release the anchorage, and move it up or down to the position that
serves you best.
As a guide, if you are shorter than average,
you will prefer the shoulder belt anchorage
in a lower position, and if you are taller than
average, you will prefer the shoulder belt
anchorage in a higher position. After you
release the anchorage button, try to move it
up or down to make sure that it is locked in
position.
NOTE:
The adjustable upper shoulder belt anchorage is equipped with an Easy Up feature.
This feature allows the shoulder belt anchorage to be adjusted in the upward position without pushing or squeezing the reAdjustable Upper Anchorage
lease button. To verify the shoulder belt
anchorage is latched, pull downward on the
shoulder belt anchorage until it is locked into position.
WARNING!
• Wearing your seat belt incorrectly could make your injuries in a collision much worse.
You might suffer internal injuries, or you could even slide out of the seat belt. Follow
these instructions to wear your seat belt safely and to keep your passengers safe, too.
• Position the shoulder belt across the shoulder and chest with minimal, if any slack so
that it is comfortable and not resting on your neck. The retractor will withdraw any
slack in the shoulder belt.
• Misadjustment of the seat belt could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt in a
crash.
Seat Belt Extender
If a seat belt is not long enough to fit properly, even when the webbing is fully extended
and the adjustable upper shoulder belt anchorage (if equipped) is in its lowest position,
your authorized dealer can provide you with a Seat Belt Extender. The Seat Belt Extender
should be used only if the existing seat belt is not long enough. When the Seat Belt
Extender is not required for a different occupant, it must be removed.
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WARNING!
• ONLY use the Seat Belt Extender if it is physically required in order to properly fit the
original seat belt system. DO NOT USE the Seat Belt Extender if, when worn, the
distance between the front edge of the Seat Belt Extender buckle and the center of
the occupant’s body is LESS than 6 inches.
• Using a Seat Belt Extender when not needed can increase the risk of serious injury
or death in a collision. Only use the Seat Belt Extender when the lap belt is not long
enough and only use in the recommended seating positions. Remove and store the
Seat Belt Extender when not needed.
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
Seat belts must be worn by all occupants
including pregnant women: the risk of injury in the event of an accident is reduced
for the mother and the unborn child if they
are wearing a seat belt.
Position the lap belt snug and low below the
abdomen and across the strong bones of
the hips. Place the shoulder belt across the
chest and away from the neck. Never place
the shoulder belt behind the back or under
the arm.
Pregnant Women And Seat Belts
Seat Belt Pretensioner
The front seat belt system is equipped with pretensioning devices that are designed to
remove slack from the seat belt in the event of a collision. These devices may improve the
performance of the seat belt by removing slack from the seat belt early in a collision.
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.
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Energy Management Feature — If Equipped
This vehicle has a seat belt system with an Energy Management feature in the outboard
front seating positions and in the outboard rear seating positions (if equipped with
outboard rear seat Energy Management feature) that may help further reduce the risk of
injury in the event of a collision. The seat belt system has a retractor assembly that is
designed to release webbing in a controlled manner.
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) – If Equipped
The seat belts in the passenger seating positions may be equipped with a Switchable
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) which is used to secure a child restraint system. For
additional information, refer to “Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt”
under the “Child Restraints” section of this manual. The figure below illustrates the
locking feature for each seating position.
If the passenger seating position is
equipped with an ALR and is being used for
normal usage, only pull the seat belt webbing out far enough to comfortably wrap
around the occupant’s mid-section so as to
not activate the ALR. If the ALR is activated, you will hear a clicking sound as the
seat belt retracts. Allow the webbing to
retract completely in this case and then
carefully pull out only the amount of webbing necessary to comfortably wrap around
the occupant’s mid-section. Slide the latch
plate into the buckle until you hear a "click."
In Automatic Locking Mode, the shoulder
ALR — Switchable Automatic Locking
belt is automatically pre-locked. The seat Retractor (Third Row Shown — If Equipped)
belt will still retract to remove any slack in
the shoulder belt. Use the Automatic Locking Mode anytime a child restraint is installed
in a seating position that has a seat belt with this feature. Children 12 years old and under
should always be properly restrained in a vehicle with a rear seat.
WARNING!
• Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of an air bag. A deploying passenger
front air bag can cause death or serious injury to a child 12 years or younger,
including a child in a rear-facing child restraint.
• Only use a rear-facing child restraint in a vehicle with a rear seat.
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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 seat belt is extracted.
3. Allow the seat belt to retract. As the seat belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound.
This indicates the seat belt is now in the Automatic Locking Mode.
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
Unbuckle the combination lap/shoulder belt and allow it to retract completely to
disengage the Automatic Locking Mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency)
locking mode.
WARNING!
• The seat belt assembly must be replaced if the switchable 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 seat belt assembly could increase the risk of injury in collisions.
• Do not use the Automatic Locking Mode to restrain occupants who are wearing the
seat belt or children who are using booster seats. The locked mode is only used to
install rear-facing or forward-facing child restraints that have a harness for restraining
the child.
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
These head restraints are passive deployable components, and vehicles with this equipment cannot be readily identified by any markings, only through visual inspection of the
head restraint. The head restraint will be split in two halves, with the front half being soft
foam and trim, the back half being decorative plastic.
How The Active Head Restraints (AHR) Work
The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) determines whether the severity or type of rear
impact will require the Active Head Restraints (AHR) to deploy. If a rear impact requires
deployment, both the driver and front passenger seat AHRs will be deployed.
When AHRs deploy during a rear impact, the front half of the head restraint extends
forward to minimize the gap between the back of the occupant’s head and the AHR. This
system is designed to help prevent or reduce the extent of injuries to the driver and front
passenger in certain types of rear impacts.
NOTE:
The Active Head Restraints (AHR) may or may not deploy in the event of a front or side
impact. However, if during a front impact, a secondary rear impact occurs, the AHR may
deploy based on the severity and type of the impact.
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Active Head Restraint (AHR) Components:
Active Head Restraint (AHR) Components
1 — Head Restraint Front Half
(Soft Foam And Trim)
2 — Seatback
3 — Head Restraint Back Half
(Decorative Plastic Rear Cover)
4 — Head Restraint Guide Tubes
WARNING!
• All occupants, including the driver, should not operate a vehicle or sit in a vehicle’s
eat until the head restraints are placed in their proper positions in order to minimize
the risk of neck injury in the event of a collision.
• 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.
• Active Head Restraints may be deployed if they are struck by an object such as a
hand, foot or loose cargo. To avoid accidental deployment of the Active Head
Restraint, ensure that all cargo is secured, as loose cargo could contact the Active
Head Restraint during sudden stops. Failure to follow this warning could cause
personal injury if the Active Head Restraint is deployed.
NOTE:
For more information on properly adjusting and positioning the head restraint, refer to
“Supplemental Active Head Restraints” in “Getting Started.”
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Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)
If the Active Head Restraints are triggered during a collision, the front half of the head
restraint will be extended forward and separated from the rear half of the head restraint
(see image). Do not drive your vehicle after the AHRs have deployed. The head restraint
must be reset into the original position to best protect the occupant for all types of
collisions. An authorized FCA US LLC dealer must reset the AHRs on the driver’s and front
passenger’s seat before driving. Personally attempting to reset the AHRs may result in
damage to the AHRs that could impair their function.
WARNING!
Deployed AHRs are not able to best protect you in all types of collisions. Have deployed
AHRs reset by an authorized dealer immediately.
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
Some of the safety features described in this section may be standard equipment on some
models, or may be optional equipment on others. If you are not sure, ask your authorized
dealer.
The air bag system must be ready to protect you in a collision. The Occupant Restraint
Controller (ORC) monitors the internal circuits and interconnecting wiring associated with
the electrical Air Bag System Components. Your vehicle may be equipped with the
following Air Bag System Components:
Air Bag System Components
• Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
• Air Bag Warning Light
• Steering Wheel and Column
• Instrument Panel
• Knee Impact Bolsters
• Driver and Front Passenger Air Bags
• Supplemental Side Air Bags
• Supplemental Knee Air Bags
• Front and Side Impact Sensors
• Seat Belt Pretensioners
• Seat Track Position Sensors
• Seat Belt Buckle Switch
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Air Bag Warning Light
The ORC monitors the readiness of the electronic parts of the air bag system
whenever the ignition switch is in the START or ON/RUN position. If the ignition switch is
in the OFF position or in the ACC position, the air bag system is not on and the air bags will
not inflate.
The ORC contains a backup power supply system that may deploy the air bag system even
if the battery loses power or it becomes disconnected prior to deployment.
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 switch is first in the ON/RUN
position. After the self-check, the Air Bag Warning Light will turn off. If the ORC detects
a malfunction in any part of the system, it turns on the Air Bag Warning Light, either
momentarily or continuously. A single chime will sound to alert you if the light comes on
again after initial startup.
The ORC also includes diagnostics that will illuminate the instrument panel Air Bag
Warning Light if a malfunction is detected that could affect the air bag system. The
diagnostics also record the nature of the malfunction. 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 during the four to eight seconds when the
ignition switch is first in the ON/RUN position.
• The Air Bag Warning Light remains on after the 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. In this condition the air bags
may not be ready to inflate for your protection. Have an authorized dealer service the air
bag system immediately.
WARNING!
Ignoring the Air Bag Warning Light in your instrument panel could mean you won’t have
the air bag system 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.
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Front Air Bags
This vehicle has front air bags and lap/shoulder belts for both the driver and front
passenger. The front air bags are a supplement to the seat belt restraint systems. The
driver front air bag is mounted in the center of the steering wheel. The passenger front air
bag is mounted in the instrument panel, above the glove compartment. The words “SRS
AIRBAG” or “AIRBAG” are embossed on the air bag covers.
Front Air Bag And Knee Bolster Locations
1 — Driver And Passenger Front Air Bags
2 — Passenger Knee Impact Bolster
3 — Driver Knee Impact Bolster/
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
WARNING!
• Being too close to the steering wheel or instrument panel during 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.
• Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of an air bag. A deploying passenger
front air bag can cause death or serious injury to a child 12 years or younger,
including a child in a rear-facing child restraint.
• Only use a rear-facing child restraint in a vehicle with a rear seat.
Driver And Passenger 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 (if equipped) or other system components.
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The first stage inflator is triggered immediately during an impact that requires air bag
deployment. A low energy output is used in less severe collisions. A higher energy output
is used for more severe collisions.
This vehicle may be equipped with a driver and/or front passenger seat belt buckle switch
that detects whether the driver or front passenger seat belt is buckled. The seat belt
buckle switch may adjust the inflation rate of the Advanced Front Air Bags.
This vehicle may be equipped with driver and/or front passenger seat track position
sensors that may adjust the inflation rate of the Advanced Front Air Bags based upon seat
position.
WARNING!
• No objects should be placed over or near the air bag on the instrument panel or
steering wheel 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.
• 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, air bags
won’t deploy at all. Always wear your seat belts even though you have air bags.
Front Air Bag Operation
Front Air Bags are designed to provide additional protection by supplementing the seat
belts. Front air bags are not expected to reduce the risk of injury in rear, side, or rollover
collisions. The front air bags will not deploy in all frontal collisions, including some that
may produce substantial vehicle damage — for example, some pole collisions, truck
underrides, and angle offset collisions.
On the other hand, depending on the type and location of impact, front air bags may
deploy in crashes with little vehicle front-end damage but that produce a severe initial
deceleration.
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.
Seat belts are necessary for your protection in all collisions, and also are needed to help
keep you in position, away from an inflating air bag.
When the ORC detects a collision requiring the front air bags, it signals the inflator units.
A large quantity of non-toxic gas is generated to inflate the front air bags.
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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 front air bags
fully inflate in less time than it takes to blink your eyes. The front air bags then quickly
deflate while helping to restrain the driver and front passenger.
Knee Impact Bolsters
The Knee Impact Bolsters help protect the knees of the driver and front passenger, and
position the front occupants for improved interaction with the front air bags.
WARNING!
• Do not drill, cut, or tamper with the knee impact bolsters in any way.
• Do not mount any accessories to the knee impact bolsters such as alarm lights,
stereos, citizen band radios, etc.
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
This vehicle is equipped with a Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag mounted in the
instrument panel below the steering column. The Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
provides enhanced protection during a frontal impact by working together with the seat
belts, pretensioners, and front air bags.
Supplemental Side Air Bags
Your vehicle is equipped with two types of side air bags:
1. Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SABs): Located in the outboard side of the
front seats. The SABs are marked with a “SRS AIRBAG” or “AIRBAG” label sewn into the
outboard side of the seats.
The SABs may help to reduce the risk of
occupant injury during certain side impacts and/or vehicle rollover events, in
addition to the injury reduction potential provided by the seat belts and body
structure.
When the SAB deploys, it opens the
seam on the outboard side of the seatback’s trim cover. The inflating SAB
deploys through the seat seam into the
space between the occupant and the
door. The SAB moves at a very high
speed and with such a high force that it
could injure occupants if they are not
seated properly, or if items are positioned in the area where the SAB inflates. Children are at an even greater
risk of injury from a deploying air bag.
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side
Air Bag Label
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WARNING!
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.
2. Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains (SABICs): Located above the side
windows. The trim covering the SABICs is labeled “SRS AIRBAG” or “AIRBAG.”
SABICs may help reduce the risk of
head or other injuries to front and rear
seat outboard occupants in certain side
impacts and/or vehicle rollover events,
in addition to the injury reduction potential provided by the seat belts and
body structure.
The SABICs deploy downward, covering
the side windows. An inflating SABIC
pushes the outside edge of the trim out
of the way and covers the window. The
SABICs inflate with enough force to
injure occupants if they are not belted
and seated properly, or if items are Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain
positioned in the area where the
(SABIC) Label Location
SABICs inflate. Children are at an even
greater risk of injury from a deploying air bag.
WARNING!
• Do not stack luggage or other cargo up high enough to block the deployment of the
SABICs. The trim covering above the side windows where the SABIC and its
deployment path are located should remain free from any obstructions.
• In order for the SABICs to work as intended, do not install any accessory items in your
vehicle which could alter the roof. Do not add an aftermarket 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.
The SABICs and SABs (Side Air Bags) are designed to activate in certain side impacts
and certain rollover events. The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) determines
whether the deployment of the Side Air Bags in a particular side impact or rollover
event is appropriate, based on the severity and type of collision. Vehicle damage by
itself is not a good indicator of whether or not Side Air Bags should have deployed.
Side Air Bags are a supplement to the seat belt restraint system. Side Air Bags deploy
in less time than it takes to blink your eyes.
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WARNING!
• Occupants, including children, who are up against or very close to Side Air Bags can
be seriously injured or killed. Occupants, including children, should never lean on or
sleep against the door, side windows, or area where the side air bags inflate, even if
they are in an infant or child restraint.
• Seat belts (and child restraints where appropriate) are necessary for your protection
in all collisions. They also help keep you in position, away from an inflating Side Air
Bag. To get the best protection from the Side Air Bags, occupants must wear their
seat belts properly and sit upright with their backs against the seats. Children must
be properly restrained in a child restraint or booster seat that is appropriate for the
size of the child.
WARNING!
• Side Air Bags need room to inflate. Do not lean against the door or window. Sit
upright in the center of the seat.
• Being too close to the Side Air Bags during deployment could cause you to be
severely injured or killed.
• Relying on the Side Air Bags alone could lead to more severe injuries in a collision.
The Side Air Bags work with your seat belt to restrain you properly. In some collisions,
Side Air Bags won’t deploy at all. Always wear your seat belt even though you have
Side Air Bags.
NOTE:
Air bag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim, but they will open during air bag
deployment.
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Side Impacts
In side impacts, the side impact sensors aid the ORC in determining the appropriate
response to impact events. The system is calibrated to deploy the Side Air Bags on the
impact side of the vehicle during impacts that require Side Air Bag occupant protection.
In side impacts, the Side Air Bags deploy independently; a left side impact deploys the
left Side Air Bags only and a right side impact deploys the right Side Air Bags only.
The Side Air Bags will not deploy in all side collisions, including some collisions at certain
angles, or some side collisions that do not impact the area of the passenger compartment.
The Side Air Bags may deploy during angled or offset frontal collisions where the front air
bags deploy.
Rollover Events
Side Air Bags are designed to activate in certain rollover events. The ORC determines
whether the deployment of the Side Air Bags in a particular rollover event is appropriate,
based on the severity and type of collision. Vehicle damage by itself is not a good indicator
of whether or not Side Air Bags should have deployed.
The Side Air Bags will not deploy in all rollover events. The rollover sensing-system
determines if a rollover event may be in progress and whether deployment is appropriate.
A slower-developing event may deploy the seat belt pretensioners on both sides of the
vehicle. A faster-developing event may deploy the seat belt pretensioners as well as the
Side Air Bags on both sides of the vehicle. The rollover sensing-system may also deploy
the seat belt pretensioners, with or without the Side Air Bags, on both sides of the vehicle
if the vehicle experiences a near rollover event.
The SABICs may help reduce the risk of partial or complete ejection of vehicle occupants
through side windows in certain rollover or side impact events.
The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) monitors the internal circuits and interconnecting wiring associated with electrical Air Bag System Components listed below:
Air Bag System Components
• Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
• Air Bag Warning Light
• Steering Wheel and Column
• Instrument Panel
• Knee Impact Bolsters
• Driver and Front Passenger Air Bags
• Supplemental Side Air Bags
• Supplemental Knee Air Bags
• Front and Side Impact Sensors
• Seat Belt Pretensioners
• Seat Track Position Sensors
• Seat Belt Buckle Switch
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If A Deployment Occurs
The front air bags are designed to deflate immediately after deployment.
NOTE:
Front and/or side air bags will not deploy in all collisions. This does not mean something
is wrong with the air bag system.
If you do have a collision which deploys the air bags, any or all of the following may occur:
• The air bag material may sometimes cause abrasions and/or skin reddening to the
occupants as the air bags deploy and unfold. The abrasions are similar to friction rope
burns or those you might get sliding along a carpet or gymnasium floor. They are not
caused by contact with chemicals. They are not permanent and normally heal quickly.
However, if you haven’t healed significantly within a few days, or if you have any
blistering, see your doctor immediately.
• As the air bags deflate, you may see some smoke-like particles. The particles are a
normal by-product of the process that generates the non-toxic gas used for air 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 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.
Do not drive your vehicle after the air bags have deployed. If you are involved in another
collision, the air bags will not be in place to protect you.
WARNING!
Deployed air bags and seat belt pretensioners cannot protect you in another collision.
Have the air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and the seat belt retractor assemblies
replaced by an authorized dealer immediately. Also, have the Occupant Restraint
Controller System serviced as well.
NOTE:
• Air bag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim, but they will open during air bag
deployment.
• After any collision, the vehicle should be taken to an authorized dealer immediately.
Enhanced Accident Response System
In the event of an impact, if the communication network remains intact, and the power
remains intact, depending on the nature of the 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 until the hazard light button is
pressed. The hazard lights can be deactivated by pressing the hazard light button.
• Turn on the interior lights, which remain on as long as the battery has power.
• Unlock the power door locks.
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Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
In order to reset the Enhanced Accident Response System functions after an event, the
ignition switch must be changed from ignition START or ON/RUN to ignition OFF.
Carefully check the vehicle for fuel leaks in the engine compartment and on the ground
near the engine compartment and fuel tank before resetting the system and starting the
engine.
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
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.
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;
• Whether or not the driver and passenger safety belts were buckled/fastened;
• How far (if at all) the driver was depressing the accelerator and/or brake pedal; and,
• How fast the vehicle was traveling.
• These data can help provide a better understanding of the circumstances in which
crashes and injuries occur.
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NOTE:
EDR data are recorded by your vehicle only if a non-trivial crash situation occurs; no data
are recorded by the EDR under normal driving conditions and no personal data (e.g.,
name, gender, age, and crash location) are recorded. However, other parties, such as law
enforcement, could combine the EDR data with the type of personally identifying data
routinely acquired during a crash investigation.
To read data recorded by an EDR, special equipment is required, and access to the vehicle
or the EDR is needed. In addition to the vehicle manufacturer, other parties, such as law
enforcement, that have the special equipment, can read the information if they have
access to the vehicle or the EDR.
Child Restraints
Everyone in your vehicle needs to be buckled up at all times, including babies and
children. Every state in the United States, and every Canadian province, requires that
small children ride in proper restraint systems. This is the law, and you can be prosecuted
for ignoring it.
Children 12 years or younger should ride properly buckled up in a rear seat, if available.
According to crash statistics, children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seats
rather than in the front.
WARNING!
In a collision, an unrestrained child 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 make sure you have the correct seat for your child. Carefully read and follow all the
instructions and warnings in the child restraint Owner’s Manual and on all the labels
attached to the child restraint.
Before buying any restraint system, make sure that it has a label certifying that it meets
all applicable Safety Standards. You should also make sure that you can install it in the
vehicle where you will use it.
NOTE:
• For additional information,
call: 1–888–327–4236
refer
to
www.safercar.gov/parents/index.htm
or
• Canadian residents should refer to Transport Canada’s website for additional information:
http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/motorvehiclesafety/safedrivers-childsafety-index-53.htm
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Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
Child Size, Height,
Recommended Type Of Child
Weight Or Age
Restraint
Children who are two years
Either an Infant Carrier or a
old or younger and who have
Convertible Child Restraint,
Infants and Toddlers
not reached the height or
facing rearward in the rear
weight limits of their
seat of the vehicle
child restraint
Children who are at least two
Forward-Facing Child Reyears old or who have outstraint with a five-point HarSmall Children
grown the height or weight
ness, facing forward in the
limit of their rear-facing
rear seat of the vehicle
child restraint
Children who have out-grown
Belt Positioning Booster
their forward-facing child
Seat and the vehicle seat
Larger Children
restraint, but are too small to
belt, seated in the rear seat
properly fit the vehicle’s
of the vehicle
seat belt
Children 12 years old or
Children Too Large for Child younger, who have out-grown Vehicle Seat Belt, seated in
Restraints
the height or weight limit of
the rear seat of the vehicle
their booster seat
Infant And Child Restraints
Safety experts recommend that children ride rear-facing in the vehicle until they are two
years old or until they reach either the height or weight limit of their rear-facing child
restraint. Two types of child restraints can be used rear-facing: infant carriers and
convertible child seats.
The infant carrier is only used rear-facing in the vehicle. It is recommended for children
from birth until they reach the weight or height limit of the infant carrier. Convertible child
seats can be used either rear-facing or forward-facing in the vehicle. Convertible child
seats often have a higher weight limit in the rear-facing direction than infant carriers do,
so they can be used rear-facing by children who have outgrown their infant carrier but are
still less than at least two years old. Children should remain rear-facing until they reach the
highest weight or height allowed by their convertible child seat.
WARNING!
• Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of an air bag. A deploying passenger
front air bag can cause death or serious injury to a child 12 years or younger,
including a child in a rear-facing child restraint.
• Only use a rear-facing child restraint in a vehicle with a rear seat.
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WARNING!
Do not install a rear-facing car seat using a rear support leg in this vehicle. The floor of
this vehicle is not designed to manage the crash forces of this type of car seat. In a
crash, the support leg may not function as it was designed by the car seat manufacturer, and your child may be more severely injured as a result.
Older Children And Child Restraints
Children who are two years old or who have outgrown their rear-facing convertible child
seat 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 are over two years old
or who have outgrown the rear-facing weight or height limit of their rear-facing convertible
child seat. Children should remain in a forward-facing child seat with a harness for as long
as possible, up to the highest weight or height allowed by the child seat.
All children whose weight or height is above the forward-facing limit for the child seat
should use a belt-positioning booster seat until the vehicle’s seat belts fit 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
belt-positioning booster seat are held in the vehicle by the seat belt.
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 child
restraint manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant or child restraint.
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WARNING!
• After a child restraint is installed in the vehicle, do not move the vehicle seat forward
or rearward because it can loosen the child restraint attachments. Remove the child
restraint before adjusting the vehicle seat position. When the vehicle seat has been
adjusted, reinstall the child restraint.
• When your child restraint is not in use, secure it in the vehicle with a seat belt or
LATCH anchorages, or remove it from the vehicle. Do not leave it loose in the vehicle.
In a sudden stop or accident, it could strike the occupants or seatbacks and cause
serious personal injury.
Integrated Child Booster Seat — If Equipped
The Integrated Child Booster Seat is located in each outboard second-row passenger seat.
WARNING!
DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY can occur:
• Follow all instructions on the child restraint and in the vehicle’s owner’s manual.
• The second row bench with Integrated Child Booster Seat must remain in the full rear
position during use.
• Use only with children who weigh between 48 and 85 pounds (22 and 29 kg) and
whose height is between 47 and 57 in (119 and 145 cm).
To position a child into the Integrated Child Booster Seat follow these steps:
1. Slide the second row seat to the full rear position to use the Integrated Child Booster
Seat.
NOTE:
The second row bench with Integrated Child Booster Seat must remain in the full rear
position during use.
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2. Pull the release loop forward to release the latch and seat cushion.
Release Loop
3. Lift the seat cushion up and push back to lock it in the booster seat position.
4. Place the child upright in the seat with
their back firmly against the seatback.
5. Grasp the latch plate and pull out the
seat belt.
6. Slide the latch plate up the webbing as
far as necessary to allow the seat belt to
go around the child’s lap.
NOTE:
The lap portion of the seat belt should be
low on the hips and as snug as possible.
7. Once the seat belt is long enough to fit
properly, insert the latch plate into the
buckle until you hear a “click.”
Booster Seat
8. To remove the slack from the lap belt,
pull upward on the shoulder portion of the seat belt.
9. To release the seat belt, push the red button on the buckle.
WARNING!
Securely lock the seat cushion into position before using the seat. Otherwise, the seat
will not provide the proper stability for child seats and/or passengers. An improperly
latched seat cushion could cause serious injury or death.
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WARNING!
In a severe collision, the booster seat may be damaged and should be inspected by an
authorized dealer and possibly replaced before it is used again. The integrated booster
seat must be replaced following a collision that meets any of the following criteria:
• The vehicle cannot be driven away from the scene.
• The vehicle door nearest the seat has been damaged.
• At least one occupant was injured in the crash.
• At least one air bag in the vehicle deployed in the crash.
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 seat belt in a rear seat. Use this simple 5-step test to decide whether the
child can use the vehicle’s seat belt alone:
1. Can the child sit all the way back against the back of the vehicle seat?
2. Do the child’s knees bend comfortably over the front of the vehicle seat – while they are
still sitting all the way back?
3. Does the shoulder belt cross the child’s shoulder between their neck and arm?
4. Is the lap part of the belt as low as possible, touching the child’s thighs and not their
stomach?
5. Can the child stay seated like this for the whole trip?
If the answer to any of these questions was “no,” then the child still needs to use a booster
seat in this vehicle. If the child is using the lap/shoulder belt, check seat belt fit
periodically and make sure the seat belt buckle is latched. 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, or use a booster seat to position the seat
belt on the child correctly.
WARNING!
Never allow a child to put the shoulder belt under an arm or behind their back. In a
crash, the shoulder belt will not protect a child properly, which may result in serious
injury or death. A child must always wear both the lap and shoulder portions of the seat
belt correctly.
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Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
Restraint
Type
Combined
Weight of the
Child + Child
Restraint
Rear-Facing
Child Restraint
Rear-Facing
Child Restraint
ForwardFacing Child
Restraint
ForwardFacing Child
Restraint
Up to 65 lbs
(29.5 kg)
More than
65 lbs
(29.5 kg)
Up to 65 lbs
(29.5 kg)
Use Any Attachment Method Shown With An “X” Below
LATCH –
Seat Belt
LATCH –
Seat Belt +
Lower AnOnly
Lower AnTop Tether
chors Only
chors + Top
Anchor
Tether
Anchor
X
X
X
X
More than
65 lbs
(29.5 kg)
X
X
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
Your vehicle is equipped with the child
restraint anchorage system called LATCH,
which stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers
for CHildren. The LATCH system has three
vehicle anchor points for installing LATCHequipped child seats. There are two lower
anchorages located at the back of the seat
cushion where it meets the seatback and
LATCH Label
one top tether anchorage located behind
the seating position. These anchorages are
used to install LATCH-equipped child seats without using the vehicle’s seat belts. Some
seating positions may have a top tether anchorage but no lower anchorages. In these
seating positions, the seat belt must be used with the top tether anchorage to install the
child restraint. Please see the following table for more information.
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LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
Lower Anchor / Top Tether Locations
(Third Row Shown – If Equipped)
Lower Anchorage Symbol
(2 Anchorages Per Seating Position)
Top Tether Anchorage Symbol
Frequently Asked Questions About Installing Child Restraints With LATCH
Use the LATCH anchorage
system until the combined
What is the weight limit
weight of the child and the
(child’s weight + weight of
child restraint is 65 lbs
the child restraint) for using
65 lbs (29.5 kg)
(29.5 kg). Use the seat belt
the LATCH anchorage
and tether anchor instead of
system to attach the
the LATCH system once the
child restraint?
combined weight is more
than 65 lbs (29.5 kg).
Do not use the seat belt
when you use the LATCH
anchorage system to attach
a rear-facing or forwardCan the LATCH anchorages
facing child restraint.
and the seat belt be used
Booster seats may be attogether to attach a rearNo
tached to the LATCH anchorfacing or forward-facing
ages if allowed by the
child restraint?
booster seat manufacturer.
See your booster seat owner’s manual for more
information.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Installing Child Restraints With LATCH
Never “share” a LATCH anchorage with two or more
child restraints. If the center
position does not have dediCan two child restraints be
cated LATCH lower anchorattached using a common
No
ages, use the seat belt to
lower LATCH anchorage?
install a child seat in the
center position next to a
child seat using the LATCH
anchorages in an outboard
position.
The child seat may touch
the back of the front passenCan the rear-facing child
ger seat if the child restraint
restraint touch the back of
Yes
manufacturer also allows
the front passenger seat?
contact. See your child restraint Owner’s Manual for
more information.
5 Passenger Vehicle: All second row head restraints are
Can the head restraints be
removable.
Yes
removed?
7 Passenger Vehicle: All second and third row head restraints are removable.
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
The lower anchorages are round bars that are found at the rear of the seat cushion where
it meets the seatback. They are just visible when you lean into the rear seat to install the
child restraint. You will easily feel them if you run your finger along the gap between the
seatback and seat cushion.
Rear Seat Lower Anchorages
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Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
There are tether strap anchorages behind each second row seating position, located on the
back of the seat, near the floor.
LATCH-compatible child restraint systems
will be equipped with a rigid bar or a flexible
strap on each side. Each will have a hook or
connector to attach to the lower anchorage
and a way to tighten the connection to the
anchorage. Forward-facing child restraints
and some rear-facing child restraints will
also be equipped with a tether strap. The
tether strap will have a hook at the end to
attach to the top tether anchorage and a
way to tighten the strap after it is attached
to the anchorage.
Tether Anchorages (Second Row 60/40)
Center Seat LATCH
This vehicle has 5 lower LATCH anchorages in the rear seat. Anchorages A and B are used
for the right outboard position behind the front passenger (1). Anchorages D and E are
used for the left outboard position behind the driver (3). Anchorages B and C are used for
the center seating position (2). Do not install a LATCH-compatible child restraint using
anchorages C and D. This is not a LATCH-compatible position in your vehicle.
You can install up to two child seats using the LATCH system at the same time. If you are
installing three child restraints, you must use the seat belt to install the center child
restraint. You can use either the LATCH anchors for positions (1) and (3) or the vehicle’s
seat belt for installing the child seats in the outboard positions.
Options for installing two child seats using the LATCH anchorages in this vehicle:
1. Right and left outboard seating positions (1 and 3): Install the child seats in the right
and left outboard seating positions using lower anchorages A and B, and D and E. Do
not use the center seat anchorage, C. If the child seats do not block the center seat belt
webbing and buckle, the center seat belt can be used to restrain an occupant or child
restraint in the center seating position.
2. Left outboard and center seating positions (3 and 2): Install the first child seat in the
left outboard seating position using lower anchorages D and E. Install the second child
seat using the center anchorages, B and C. Do not use the outer anchorage closest to
the opposite door, A. Do not use the remaining right outboard seating position (1) for
any occupant. The center child restraint will block the seat belt buckle for this position.
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WARNING!
• Use anchorages B and C to install a LATCH-compatible child restraint in the center
seating position (2). Do not install a LATCH-compatible child restraint using
anchorages C and D. This is not a LATCH-compatible position in your vehicle.
• A child restraint installed in the center position (2) will block the seat belt buckle for
the empty right outboard seating position (1). Do not use this seat for another
occupant.
• Never use the same lower anchorage to attach more than one child restraint.
• If you are installing three child restraints next to each other, you must use the seat
belt and the center tether anchor for the center position. You can then use either the
LATCH anchors or the vehicle’s seat belt for installing the child seats in the outboard
positions. Please refer to “Installing the LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint System”
for typical installation instructions.
Always follow the directions of the child restraint manufacturer when installing your child
restraint. Not all child restraint systems will be installed as described here.
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
If the selected seating position has a Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) seat
belt, stow the seat belt, following the instructions below. See the section “Installing Child
Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt” to check what type of seat belt each seating
position has.
1. Loosen the adjusters on the lower straps and on the tether strap of the child seat so that
you can more easily attach the hooks or connectors to the vehicle anchorages.
2. Place the child seat between the lower anchorages for that seating position. For some
second row seats, you may need to recline the seat and/or raise the head restraint to get
a better fit. If the rear seat can be moved forward and rearward in the vehicle, you may
wish to move it to its rear-most position to make room for the child seat. You may also
move the front seat forward to allow more room for the child seat.
3. Attach the lower hooks or connectors of the child restraint to the lower anchorages in
the selected seating position.
4. If the child restraint has a tether strap, connect it to the top tether anchorage. See the
section “Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage” for directions to
attach a tether anchor.
5. Tighten all of the straps as you push the child restraint rearward and downward into the
seat. Remove slack in the straps according to the child restraint manufacturer’s
instructions.
6. Test that the child restraint is installed tightly by pulling back and forth on the child
seat at the belt path. It should not move more than 1 inch (25.4 mm) in any direction.
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How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt
When using the LATCH attaching system to install a child restraint, stow all ALR seat belts
that are not being used by other occupants or being used to secure child restraints. An
unused belt could injure a child if they play with it and accidentally lock the seat belt
retractor. Before installing a child restraint using the LATCH system, buckle the seat belt
behind the child restraint and out of the child’s reach. If the buckled seat belt interferes
with the child restraint installation, instead of buckling it behind the child restraint, route
the seat belt through the child restraint belt path and then buckle it. Do not lock the seat
belt. Remind all children in the vehicle that the seat belts are not toys and that they should
not play with them.
WARNING!
• Improper installation of a child restraint to the LATCH anchorages can lead to failure
of the restraint. The child could be badly injured or killed. Follow the child restraint
manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant or child restraint.
• Child restraint anchorages are designed to withstand only those loads imposed by
correctly-fitted child restraints. Under no circumstances are they to be used for adult
seat belts, harnesses, or for attaching other items or equipment to the vehicle.
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
Child restraint systems are designed to be secured in vehicle seats by lap belts or the lap
belt portion of a lap/shoulder belt.
WARNING!
• Improper installation or failure to properly secure a child restraint can lead to failure
of the restraint. The child could be badly injured or killed.
• Follow the child restraint manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant
or child restraint.
The seat belts in the passenger seating positions are equipped with either a Switchable
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) or a cinching latch plate or both. Both 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 retractor can be “switched” into
a locked mode by pulling all of the webbing out of the retractor and then letting the
webbing retract back into the retractor. If it is locked, the ALR will make a clicking noise
while the webbing is pulled back into the retractor. Refer to the “Automatic Locking
Mode” description in “Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR)” under “Occupant Restraint Systems” for additional information on ALR. The cinching latch plate is
designed to hold the lap portion of the seat belt tight when webbing is pulled tight and
straight through a child restraint’s belt path.
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Please see the table below and the following sections for more information.
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) Locations
(Third Row Shown)
ALR = Switchable Automatic Locking
Retractor
Top Tether Anchorage Symbol
Frequently Asked Questions About Installing Child Restraints With Seat Belts
What is the weight limit
Always use the tether anchor
(child’s weight + weight of
when using the seat belt to
the child restraint) for using
Weight limit of the Child
install a forward facing child
the Tether Anchor with the
Restraint
restraint, up to the recomseat belt to attach a forward
mended weight limit of the
facing child restraint?
child restraint.
Contact between the front
Can the rear-facing child
passenger seat and the child
restraint touch the back of
Yes
restraint is allowed, if the
the front passenger seat?
child restraint manufacturer
also allows contact.
Can the head restraints be
All head restraints can be
Yes
removed?
removed.
In positions with cinching
latch plates (CINCH), the
Can the buckle stalk be
buckle stalk may be twisted
twisted to tighten the seat
Yes
up to 3 full turns. Do not
belt against the belt path of
twist the buckle stalk in a
the child restraint?
seating position with an
ALR retractor.
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Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
Child restraint systems are designed to be secured in vehicle seats by lap belts or the lap
belt portion of a lap/shoulder belt.
WARNING!
• Improper installation or failure to properly secure a child restraint can lead to failure
of the restraint. The child could be badly injured or killed.
• Follow the child restraint manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant
or child restraint.
1. Place the child seat in the center of the seating position. For some second row seats,
you may need to recline the seat and/or raise the head restraint to get a better fit. If the
rear seat can be moved forward and rearward in the vehicle, you may wish to move it
to its rear-most position to make room for the child seat. You may also move the front
seat forward to allow more room for the child seat.
2. Pull enough of the seat belt webbing from the retractor to pass it through the belt path
of the child restraint. Do not twist the belt webbing in the belt path.
3. Slide the latch plate into the buckle until you hear a “click.”
4. Pull on the webbing to make the lap portion tight against the child seat.
5. To lock the seat belt, pull down on the shoulder part of the belt until you have pulled
all the seat belt webbing out of the retractor. Then, allow the webbing to retract back
into the retractor. As the webbing retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. This means
the seat belt is now in the Automatic Locking mode.
6. Try to pull the webbing out of the retractor. If it is locked, you should not be able to pull
out any webbing. If the retractor is not locked, repeat step 5.
7. Finally, pull up on any excess webbing to tighten the lap portion around the child
restraint while you push the child restraint rearward and downward into the vehicle
seat.
8. If the child restraint has a top tether strap and the seating position has a top tether
anchorage, connect the tether strap to the anchorage and tighten the tether strap. See
the section “Installing Child Restraints Using the Top Tether Anchorage” for directions
to attach a tether anchor.
9. Test that the child restraint is installed tightly by pulling back and forth on the child
seat at the belt path. It should not move more than 1 inch (25.4 mm) in any direction.
Any seat belt system will loosen with time, so check the belt occasionally, and pull it tight
if necessary.
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Installing A Child Restraint With A Cinching Latch Plate (CINCH) — If Equipped:
Child restraint systems are designed to be secured in vehicle seats by lap belts or the lap
belt portion of a lap/shoulder belt.
WARNING!
• Improper installation or failure to properly secure a child restraint can lead to failure
of the restraint. The child could be badly injured or killed.
• Follow the child restraint manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant
or child restraint.
1. Place the child seat in the center of the seating position. For some second row seats,
you may need to recline the seat and / or raise the head restraint to get a better fit. If
the rear seat can be moved forward and rearward in the vehicle, you may wish to move
it to its rear-most position to make room for the child seat. You may also move the front
seat forward to allow more room for the child seat.
2. Next, pull enough of the seat belt webbing from the retractor to pass it through the belt
path of the child restraint. Do not twist the belt webbing in the belt path.
3. Slide the latch plate into the buckle until you hear a “click.”
4. Finally, pull up on any excess webbing to tighten the lap portion around the child
restraint while you push the child restraint rearward and downward into the vehicle
seat.
5. If the child restraint has a top tether strap and the seating position has a top tether
anchorage, connect the tether strap to the anchorage and tighten the tether strap. See
the section “Installing Child Restraints Using the Top Tether Anchorage” for directions
to attach a tether anchor.
6. Test that the child restraint is installed tightly by pulling back and forth on the child
seat at the belt path. It should not move more than 1 inch (25.4 mm) in any direction.
Any seat belt system will loosen with time, so check the belt occasionally, and pull it tight
if necessary.
If the buckle or the cinching latch plate is too close to the belt path opening of the child
restraint, you may have trouble tightening the seat belt. If this happens, disconnect the
latch plate from the buckle and twist the short buckle-end belt up to three full turns to
shorten it. Insert the latch plate into the buckle with the release button facing out, away
from the child restraint. Repeat steps 4 to 6, above, to complete the installation of the
child restraint.
If the belt still cannot be tightened after you shorten the buckle, disconnect the latch plate
from the buckle, turn the buckle around one half turn, and insert the latch plate into the
buckle again. If you still cannot make the child restraint installation tight, try a different
seating position.
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Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
WARNING!
Do not attach a tether strap for a rear-facing car seat to any location in front of the car
seat, including the seat frame or a tether anchorage. Only attach the tether strap of a
rear-facing car seat to the tether anchorage that is approved for that seating position,
located behind the top of the vehicle seat. See the section “Lower Anchors and Tethers
for CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System” for the location of approved tether anchorages
in your vehicle.
1. Look behind the seating position where you plan to install the child restraint to find the
tether anchorage. You may need to move the seat forward to provide better access to
the tether anchorage. If there is no top tether anchorage for that seating position, move
the child restraint to another position in the vehicle if one is available.
2. Route the tether strap to provide the
most direct path for the strap between
the anchor and the child seat. If your
vehicle is equipped with adjustable rear
head restraints, raise the head restraint,
and where possible, route the tether
strap under the head restraint and between the two posts. If not possible,
lower the head restraint and pass the
tether strap around the outboard side of
the head restraint.
Seat Track Release Lever
3. Attach the tether strap hook of the child restraint to the top tether anchorage as shown
in the diagram.
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4. Remove slack in the tether strap according to the child restraint manufacturer’s
instructions.
Rear Seat Tether Strap Mounting
WARNING!
• An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead to increased head motion and
possible injury to the child. Use only the anchorage position directly behind the child
seat to secure a child restraint top tether strap.
• If your vehicle is equipped with a split rear seat, make sure the tether strap does not
slip into the opening between the seatbacks as you remove slack in the strap.
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 a
collision.
Pets should be restrained in the rear seat in pet harnesses or pet carriers that are secured
by seat belts.
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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.
WARNING!
• All occupants, including the driver, should not operate a vehicle or sit in a vehicle’s
seat until the head restraints are placed in their proper positions in order to minimize
the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash.
• 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.
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR) — Front Seats
Supplemental Active Head Restraints are passive, deployable components, and vehicles
with this equipment can not be readily identified by any markings, only through visual
inspection of the head restraint. The head restraint will be split in two halves, with the
front half being soft foam and trim, the back half being decorative plastic.
When AHRs deploy during a rear impact, the front half of the head restraint extends
forward to minimize the gap between the back of the occupant’s head and the AHR. This
system is designed to help prevent or reduce the extent of injuries to the driver and front
passenger in certain types of rear impacts. Refer to “Occupant Restraints” in “Things To
Know Before Starting Your Vehicle” in the Owner's Manual on
www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the head restraint. To lower the head restraint,
push the adjustment button, located at the base of the head restraint, and push downward
on the head restraint.
Active Head Restraint (Normal Position)
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For comfort, the Active Head Restraints can be tilted forward and backward. To tilt the
head restraint closer to the back of your head, pull forward on the bottom of the head
restraint. Push rearward on the bottom of the head restraint to move the head restraint
away from your head.
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.
• In the event of deployment of an Active
Head Restraint, refer to “Occupant
Restraints/Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)/Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)” in “Things To Know Before
Starting Your Vehicle” in the Owner's
Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/
manuals for further information.
Active Head Restraint (Normal Position)
Active Head Restraint (Tilted)
WARNING!
• All occupants, including the driver, should not operate a vehicle or sit in a vehicle’s
seat until the head restraints are placed in their proper positions in order to minimize
the risk of neck injury in the event of a collision.
• 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.
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WARNING!
• Active Head Restraints may be deployed if they are struck by an object such as a
hand, foot or loose cargo. To avoid accidental deployment of the Active Head
Restraint ensure that all cargo is secured, as loose cargo could contact the Active
Head Restraint during sudden stops. Failure to follow this warning could cause
personal injury if the Active Head Restraint is deployed.
Head Restraints — Second Row Seats
The second row seats are equipped with adjustable and removable head restraints. To
raise the head restraint, pull upward on the head restraint. To lower the head restraint,
push the adjustment button located on the base of the head restraint, and push downward
on the head restraint.
1 — Release Button
2 — Adjustment Button
WARNING!
A loose head restraint thrown forward in a collision or hard stop could cause serious
injury or death to occupants of the vehicle. Always securely stow removed head
restraints in a location outside the occupant compartment.
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To remove the head restraint, push the adjustment and the release buttons while pulling
upward on the whole assembly and raise it up as far as it can go. To reinstall the headrest,
put the headrest posts into the holes while pushing the release buttons. Then adjust it to
the appropriate height.
WARNING!
ALL the head restraints MUST be reinstalled in the vehicle to properly protect the
occupants. Follow the re-installation instructions above prior to operating the vehicle or
occupying a seat.
NOTE:
For proper routing of a Child Seat Tether, refer to “Occupant Restraints” in “Things To
Know Before Starting Your Vehicle” in the Owner's Manual on
www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
WARNING!
Driving a vehicle with the head restraints removed or improperly adjusted could cause
serious injury or death in the event of a collision. The head restraints should be checked
prior to operating the vehicle and never adjusted while the vehicle is in motion.
Third Row Passenger Seats — Seven Passenger Models
These head restraints are non-adjustable and non-removable. However, you can fold them
forward when they are not in use by passengers. Refer to “50/50 Split Third-Row
Passenger Seats With Fold-Flat Feature — Seven Passenger Models” in the Owner's
Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
WARNING!
Do not allow a passenger to sit in a third row seat without having the head restraint
unfolded and locked in place. Failure to follow this warning may result in personal
injury to the passenger in the event of a collision.
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FRONT SEATS
Power Seats
The power seat switch, located on the
outboard side of the seat near the floor,
controls forward/back, up/down, and tilt
adjustment.
Power Seat
1 — Power Seat Switch
2 — Recliner Lever
Power Lumbar
Push the switch forward to increase the
lumbar support. Push the switch rearward
to decrease the lumbar support.
Pushing upward or downward on the switch
will raise and lower the position of the
support.
Power Lumbar Switch
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Manual Seat Adjustment
Forward/Rearward
Lift up on the adjusting bar located at the
front of the seat near the floor and release it
when the seat is at the desired position.
Then, using body pressure, move forward
and backward on the seat to be sure that the
seat adjusters have latched.
Recliner
Lift the recliner lever located on the
outboard side of the seat, lean back and
release at the desired position.
Adjusting Bar/Recliner Lever Location
1 — Recliner Lever
2 — Adjusting Bar
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
The front passenger seat can be folded flat
to allow for extended cargo space. Pull up
on the recliner lever to fold down the seatback.
Passenger Seat Folded Position
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Flip 'n Stow Front Passenger Seat Storage
The seat latch release-loop is located in the
center of the seat cushion between the seat
cushion and the seatback. Pull the loop
upward to release the latch and then forward to open the seat to the detent position.
NOTE:
Make sure that objects inside the bin do not
interfere with the latch before closing the
seat. Push the seat cushion downward after
closing it to make sure it latches to the
base.
Passenger Seat Storage
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 severely injured or killed. Only adjust a seat while the vehicle is
parked.
• Do not ride with the seatback reclined so that the seat belt is no longer resting against
your chest. In a collision, you could slide under the seat belt and be severely injured
or killed. Use the recliner only when the vehicle is parked.
• Be certain that the seat cushion is locked securely into position before using the seat.
Otherwise, the seat will not provide the proper stability for passengers. An improperly
latched seat cushion could cause serious injury.
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.
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REAR SEATS
60/40 Split Second-Row Passenger Seats
To Lower The Seatback
1. Locate the seatback release lever on the
lower outboard side of the seat.
2. Place one hand on the seatback and
apply a gentle pressure.
3. Lift the seatback release lever with the
other hand, allowing the seatback to
move forward slightly, and then release
the lever.
4. Gently guide the seatback into the
folded position.
To Raise The Seatback
Raise the seatback and lock it in place.
Forward And Rearward Adjustment
The control lever is on the outboard side of
the seat. Lift the lever to move the seat
forward or rearward. Release the lever once
the seat is in the position desired.
Rear Seat Lever Locations
1 — Forward/Rearward Adjustment Lever
2 — Recliner/Seatback Release Lever
3 — Tip ’n Slide Control Lever
Recliner Adjustment
The seatback release lever is on the outboard side of the seat. To recline the seat, lean
back, lift the lever, position the seatback as desired, and then release the lever. To return
the seatback to its normal upright position, lean back, lift the lever, lean forward, and then
release the lever once the seatback is in the upright position.
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Stadium Tip ’N Slide (Easy Entry/Exit Seat) — Seven Passenger Models
To Move The Second-Row Passenger Seat Forward
NOTE:
Raise the 20% seatback/armrest before moving the 60% seat, to allow for full seat travel.
To allow passengers to easily enter or exit the third-row passenger seats move the Tip ’n
Slide control lever on the upper outboard side of the seatback forward, and in one fluid
motion, the seat cushion flips upward and the seat moves forward on its tracks.
To Unfold And Move The Second-Row
Passenger Seat Rearward
1. Move the seatback rearward until it
locks in place and then continue sliding
the seat rearward on its tracks until it
locks in place.
2. Push the seat cushion downward to lock
it in place.
3. Adjust the seat track position as desired.
Seat In Tip ‘n Slide Position
50/50 Split Third-Row Passenger Seats With Fold-Flat Feature
To Fold The Seat
With the second-row passenger seat fully upright, pull the latch release-loop located at the
top of the seatback upward, push the seat forward slightly, and release the release-loop.
Then, continue to push the seat forward. The head restraints will fold automatically as the
seat moves forward.
To Unfold The Seat
Grasp the assist strap loop on the seatback and pull it toward you to raise the seatback.
Continue to raise the seatback until it locks in place. Then, raise the head restraint to lock
it in place.
To lock the seatback in a reclined position, pull the latch release-loop located at the top
of the seatback upward, allow the seatback to recline, then release the release-loop.
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WARNING!
• Be certain that the seatback is locked securely into position. Otherwise, the seat will
not provide the proper stability for child seats and/or passengers. An improperly
latched seat could cause you and others to be severely injured or killed.
• Do not allow a passenger to sit in a third row seat without having the head restraint
unfolded and locked in place or seatback(s) folded flat. Failure to follow this warning
may result in the passengers being severely injured or killed in the event of a
collision.
• Do not drive the vehicle with the seat in the Tip 'n Slide position, as it is only intended
for entering and exiting the third row seats. Failure to follow this warning may result
in you and others being severely injured or killed.
• Be certain that the seatback and seat are locked securely into position. Otherwise,
the seat will not provide the proper stability for child seats and/or passengers. An
improperly latched seat could cause you or others to be severely injured or killed.
HEATED SEATS
Front Heated Seats
The front heated seats control buttons are located within the climate or controls screen of
the touchscreen.
• Press the heated seat button
once to turn the HI setting On.
• Press the heated seat button
a second time to turn the LO setting On.
• Press the heated seat button
a third time to turn the heating elements OFF.
If the HI-level setting is selected, the system will automatically switch to LO-level after
approximately 60 minutes. The LO-level setting will turn Off automatically after approximately 45 minutes.
NOTE:
On models that are equipped with Remote Start, this feature can be programmed to come
on during a Remote Start through the Uconnect system. Refer to “Uconnect Settings” in
“Understanding Your Instrument Panel” in the Owner's Manual on
www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
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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 conditions must exercise care when using the seat heater. It may cause
burns even at low temperatures, especially if used for long periods of time.
• 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.
HEATED STEERING WHEEL
The steering wheel contains a heating element that heats the steering wheel to one
temperature setting.
The heated steering wheel control button is located within the Uconnect system. You can
gain access to the control buttons through the climate screen or the controls screen.
• Press the heated steering wheel button
• Press the heated steering wheel button
OFF.
once to turn the heating element ON.
a second time to turn the heating element
Once the heated steering wheel has been turned on, it will operate for up to 80 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.
NOTE:
On models that are equipped with Remote Start, this feature can be programmed to come
on during a Remote Start through the Uconnect system. Refer to “Uconnect Settings” in
“Understanding Your Instrument Panel” in the Owner's Manual on
www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
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 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 steering wheel covers of any type and material. This may cause the
steering wheel heater to overheat.
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TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
The tilt/telescoping control handle is located below the steering wheel at the end of
the steering column.
Push down on the handle to unlock the
steering column.
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.
Pull upward on the handle to lock the column firmly in place.
Tilt/Telescoping Control Handle
WARNING!
Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving. The tilt/telescoping adjustment must be
locked while driving. Adjusting the steering wheel while driving or driving without the
tilt/telescoping adjustment locked could cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle.
Failure to follow this warning may result in you and others being severely injured or
killed.
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ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
A long break-in period is not required for the engine and drivetrain (transmission and axle)
in your vehicle.
Drive moderately during the first 300 miles (500 km). After the initial 60 miles (100 km),
speeds up to 50 or 55 mph (80 or 90 km/h) are desirable.
While cruising, brief full-throttle acceleration within the limits of local traffic laws
contributes to a good break-in. Wide-open throttle acceleration in low gear can be
detrimental and should be avoided.
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. Refer to “Maintenance Procedures” in “Maintaining
Your Vehicle” in your Owner’s Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further
details.
NOTE:
A new engine may consume some oil during its first few thousand miles (kilometers) of
operation. This should be considered a normal part of the break-in and not interpreted as
an indication of an engine problem or malfunction.
CAUTION!
Never use Non-Detergent Oil or Straight Mineral Oil in the engine or damage may
result.
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TURN SIGNAL/WIPER/WASHER/HIGH BEAM LEVER
Multifunction Lever
Turn Signal/Lane Change Assist
Tap the lever up or down once and the turn signal (right or left) will flash three times.
Then, it will turn off automatically.
Front Wipers
Intermittent, Low And High Operation
Rotate the end of the lever to the first detent position for one of five intermittent settings,
the second detent for low wiper operation and the third detent for high wiper operation.
Washer Operation
Push the end of the lever in to the second detent and release.
Mist
Push the end of the lever in to the first detent and release.
NOTE:
The mist feature does not activate the washer pump; therefore, no washer fluid will be
sprayed on the windshield. The wash function must be activated in order to spray the
windshield with washer fluid.
Rear Wiper
Wiper Operation
Rotate the center portion of the lever forward to the first detent for rear wiper operation.
Washer Operation
Rotate the center portion of the lever past the first detent to activate the rear washer.
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HEADLIGHT SWITCH
Automatic Headlights/Parking
Lights/Headlights
Rotate the headlight switch, located on the
instrument panel to the left of the steering
wheel, to the first detent
for parking
lights and to the second detent for headlights
.
With the parking lights or low beam headlights on, push the headlight switch once
for fog lights.
Rotate the headlight switch to AUTO for
Automatic headlights.
When set to AUTO, the system automatically turns the headlights on or off based on
ambient light levels.
Instrument Panel Dimmer
Headlight Switch
1 — Auto
2 — Rotate Headlight Switch
3 — Push Fog Light
4 — Rotate Dimmer
Rotate the dimmer control to the extreme
bottom position to fully dim the instrument
panel lights and prevent the interior lights from illuminating when a door is opened.
Rotate the dimmer control up to increase the brightness of the instrument panel when the
parking lights or headlights are on.
Rotate the dimmer control up to the next detent position to fully brighten the odometer
and radio when the parking lights or headlights are on.
Rotate the dimmer control up to the last detent position to turn on the interior lighting.
If your vehicle is equipped with a touchscreen, the dimming is programmable through the
Uconnect system. Refer to “Uconnect Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument
Panel” in the Owner's Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further details.
Door/Map Pocket Lights
Rotate the Door/Map Pocket control up or down to increase or decrease the brightness of
the door handle and map pocket lighting when the parking lights or headlights are on.
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SPEED CONTROL
The Speed Control switches are located on the steering wheel.
Cruise ON/OFF
Push the ON/OFF button to activate the
Speed Control.
NOTE:
CRUISE
will appear on the instrument
cluster to indicate the Speed Control is on.
Push the ON/OFF button a second time to
turn the system off.
SET
With the Speed Control on, push and release the SET – button to set a desired
speed.
Accel/Decel
To Increase Speed
When the Speed Control is set, you can
increase speed by pushing the RES + button.
Speed Control Switches
1 — Cancel
2 — Push On/Off Push
3 — Push Resume/Accel
4 — Push Set/Decel
The driver’s preferred units can be selected through the instrument panel settings if
equipped. The speed increment shown is dependant on the chosen speed unit of
U.S. (MPH) or Metric (km/h):
U.S. Speed (MPH)
• Pushing the RES + button once will result in a 1 MPH increase in set speed. Each
subsequent tap of the button results in an increase of 1 MPH.
• If the button is continually pushed, the set speed will continue to increase until the
button is released, then the new set speed will be established.
Metric Speed (km/h)
• Pushing the RES + button once will result in a 1 km/h increase in set speed. Each
subsequent tap of the button results in an increase of 1 km/h.
• If the button is continually pushed, the set speed will continue to increase until the
button is released, then the new set speed will be established.
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To Decrease Speed
When the Speed Control is set, you can decrease speed by pushing the SET - button.
The driver’s preferred units can be selected through the instrument panel settings if
equipped. The speed decrement shown is dependant on the chosen speed unit of U.S.
(MPH) or Metric (km/h):
U.S. Speed (MPH)
• Pushing the SET - button once will result in a 1 MPH decrease in set speed. Each
subsequent tap of the button results in a decrease of 1 MPH.
• If the button is continually pushed, the set speed will continue to decrease until the
button is released, then the new set speed will be established.
Metric Speed (km/h)
• Pushing the SET - button once will result in a 1 km/h decrease in set speed. Each
subsequent tap of the button results in a decrease of 1 km/h.
• If the button is continually pushed, the set speed will continue to decrease until the
button is released, then the new set speed will be established.
Resume
To resume a previously selected set speed in memory, push the RES + button and release.
Cancel
Push the CANCEL button, or apply the brakes to cancel the set speed and maintain the set
speed memory.
Push the ON/OFF button to turn the system off and erase the set speed memory.
WARNING!
• Leaving the 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 a collision. Always leave the Speed Control system off when you are
not using it.
• 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.
A collision could be the result. Do not use Speed Control in heavy traffic or on roads
that are winding, icy, snow-covered or slippery.
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CLIMATE CONTROL
Radio 4.3 Manual Climate Controls
Radio 4.3 Manual Climate Controls
1 — Temperature Control Button
2 — MAX A/C Button
3 — A/C Button
4 — Air Recirculation Button
5 — Front Defrost Button
6 — Rear Defrost Button
7 — Mode Control Button
8 — Climate Off Button
9 — Climate Control Button
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Radio 8.4 Automatic Climate Controls
Radio 8.4 Automatic Climate Controls
1 — A/C Button
2 — Air Recirculation Button
3 — AUTO Button
4 — Front Defrost Button
5 — Rear Defrost Button
6 — REAR CLIMATE Button
7 — Passenger Temperature Control
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8 — SYNC Button
9 — Increase Blower Speed Button
10 — Mode Control Buttons
11 — Decrease Blower Speed Button
12 — OFF Button
13 — Driver Temperature Control
14 — MAX A/C Button
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Climate Control Knobs
Climate Control Knobs
1 — A/C Button
2 — Air Recirculation Button
3 — Front Defrost Button
4 — Rear Defrost Button
5 — Passenger Temperature Control
6 — Rotate Blower Control Knob
7 — AUTO Button
8 — Driver Temperature Control
9 — OFF Button
• For your convenience, the climate controls can be operated by using the buttons
located on the touchscreen or the climate control knobs below the Uconnect display.
Automatic Operation — If Equipped
• Push the AUTO button or press the “AUTO” button on the touchscreen.
• Select the desired temperature by pressing the Temperature Controls for the driver or
passenger.
• The system will maintain the set temperature automatically.
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SYNC Temperature Button — If Equipped
Press the SYNC button on the touchscreen once to control driver and passenger
temperatures simultaneously.
Press the SYNC button on the touchscreen a second time to control the temperatures
individually.
Air Recirculation
• Use Air Recirculation for maximum A/C operation.
• For window defogging, turn the recirculation button off.
• If the Air Recirculation button on the faceplate is pushed while in the AUTO mode, the
indicator light may flash three times to indicate the cabin air is being controlled
automatically. The “Recirculation” button on the touchscreen will be greyed out in
these conditions.
Heated Mirrors
The mirrors are heated to melt frost or ice. This feature is activated whenever you turn on
the rear window defroster.
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PARKVIEW REAR BACK-UP CAMERA
You can see an on-screen image of the rear of your vehicle whenever the gear selector is
put into REVERSE. The ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera image will be displayed on the
radio display screen, located on the center stack of the instrument panel.
If the radio display screen appears foggy, clean the camera lens located on the liftgate.
Refer to your Owner's Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further details.
WARNING!
Drivers must be careful when backing up even when using the ParkView 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.
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POWER SUNROOF
The power sunroof switch is located on the
overhead console.
Opening Sunroof
Express Open
Push the switch rearward and release it
within one-half second. The sunroof will
fully open and stop automatically.
Manual Open
Push and hold the switch rearward to open
the sunroof. Any release of the switch will
stop the movement, and the sunroof will
remain in a partially open position until the
switch is pushed again.
Venting Sunroof
Push and release the button and the sunroof will open to the vent position.
Sunroof Switch
1 — Opening Sunroof
2 — Venting Sunroof
3 — Closing Sunroof
This is called “Express Vent” and will occur regardless of sunroof position. During Express
Vent operation, any movement of the switch will stop the sunroof.
Closing Sunroof
Express Closing
Push the switch forward and release it within one-half second. The sunroof will fully close
automatically from any position.
Manual Closing
Push and hold the switch forward to close the sunroof. Any release of the switch will stop
the movement, and the sunroof will remain in a partially closed position until the switch
is pushed again.
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Pinch Protection Feature
This feature will detect an obstruction in the opening of the sunroof during Express Close
operation. If an obstruction in the path of the sunroof is detected, the sunroof will
automatically retract. Remove the obstruction if this occurs. Next, push the switch
forward and release to Express Close.
NOTE:
If three consecutive sunroof close attempts result in Pinch Protect reversals, the fourth
close attempt will be a Manual Close movement with Pinch Protect disabled.
WARNING!
• Do not let children play with the sunroof. Never leave children unattended in a
vehicle, or with access to an unlocked vehicle. Do not leave the key fob in or near the
vehicle, and do not leave the ignition of a vehicle equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go
in the ACC or ON/RUN mode. 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 severely injured or killed. Always fasten your seat belt
properly and make sure all passengers are 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.
WIND BUFFETING
Wind buffeting can be described as a helicopter-type percussion sound. If buffeting
occurs with the rear windows open, adjust the front and rear windows together.
If buffeting occurs with the sunroof open, adjust the sunroof opening, or adjust any
window. This will minimize buffeting.
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YOUR VEHICLE'S SOUND SYSTEM
1. Uconnect Voice Command Button pg. 104
2. Uconnect Phone Button pg. 97
3. Steering Wheel Audio Control (Left – Behind Steering Wheel) pg. 108
4. Steering Wheel Audio Control (Right – Behind Steering Wheel) pg. 108
5. Volume Knob/Audio Mute Button
6. CD Eject Button
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7. Uconnect Radio pg. 79
8. Tune/Scroll Knob/Browse/Enter Button
9. SD Card Slot (push in to insert/eject) pg. 97
10. CD Slot
11. Front Power Outlet pg. 114
12. Aux Jack (located in the storage bin in the front center stack) pg. 96
13. USB Port (located in the storage bin in the front center stack) pg. 96
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CYBERSECURITY
Your vehicle may be a connected vehicle and may be equipped with both wired and
wireless networks. These networks allow your vehicle to send and receive information.
This information allows systems and features in your vehicle to function properly.
Your vehicle may be equipped with certain security features to reduce the risk of
unauthorized and unlawful access to vehicle systems and wireless communications.
Vehicle software technology continues to evolve over time and FCA US LLC, working with
its suppliers, evaluates and takes appropriate steps as needed. Similar to a computer or
other devices, your vehicle may require software updates to improve the usability and
performance of your systems or to reduce the potential risk of unauthorized and unlawful
access to your vehicle systems.
The risk of unauthorized and unlawful access to your vehicle systems may still exist, even
if the most recent version of vehicle software (such as Uconnect software) is installed.
WARNING!
• It is not possible to know or to predict all of the possible outcomes if your vehicle’s
systems are breached. It may be possible that vehicle systems, including safety
related systems, could be impaired or a loss of vehicle control could occur that may
result in an accident involving serious injury or death.
• ONLY insert media (e.g., USB, SD card, or CD) into your vehicle if it came from a
trusted source. Media of unknown origin could possibly contain malicious software,
and if installed in your vehicle, it may increase the possibility for vehicle systems to
be breached.
• As always, if you experience unusual vehicle behavior, take your vehicle to your
nearest authorized dealer immediately.
NOTE:
• FCA or your dealer may contact you directly regarding software updates.
• To help further improve vehicle security and minimize the potential risk of a security
breach, vehicle owners should:
• Routinely check www.driveuconnect.com/software-update to learn about available
Uconnect software updates.
• Only connect and use trusted media devices (e.g. personal mobile phones, USBs,
CDs).
Privacy of any wireless and wired communications cannot be assured. Third parties may
unlawfully intercept information and private communications without your consent. For further
information, refer to “Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity” in “Maintaining Your
Vehicle” in your Owner’s Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals.
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IDENTIFYING YOUR RADIO
Radio 4.3 & 4.3S
• Models 4.3 and 4.3S have a 4.3 inch
touchscreen with buttons on the faceplate on each side of it.
• Model 4.3S has all Model 4.3 features,
plus SiriusXM Satellite Radio (1-year
trial subscription included).
• Model 4.3S is identified by the presence
of SAT on the band button, indicating
the presence of satellite radio.
Radio 4.3 & 4.3S
Radio 8.4/8.4 NAV
• Models 8.4 and 8.4 NAV have an
8.4 inch touchscreen.
• Model 8.4 NAV has all Model 8.4 features, plus Garmin Navigation and
SiriusXM Travel Link (1-year trial subscription included).
• Model 8.4 NAV is identified by the
unique Nav button on the main screen
menu bar, located at the bottom of the
screen, and the presence of SiriusXM
Travel Link within the More menu.
Radio 8.4/8.4 NAV
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RADIO 4.3 & 4.3S AT A GLANCE
Radio 4.3 & 4.3S
1 — Radio: AM/FM/SIRIUS Satellite Radio (If Equipped)
2 — Status Bar
3 — Settings: Clock, Display, etc.
4 — Screen OFF/ON
5 — MORE: Uconnect Phone, Compass, Etc.
6 — Player: CD, iPod, USB Device Or AUX Device
Displaying The Time
• If the time is not currently displayed at the top of the screen when in Radio mode, push
the SETTINGS button, then press “Clock.” Select “Show Time,” then press “On.”
Setting The Time
• Push the SETTINGS button on the faceplate, then press the “Clock” button on the
touchscreen.
• Press the “Time” button on the touchscreen.
• Press the “Up or Down” buttons on the touchscreen to adjust the hours, minutes or
AM/PM.
NOTE:
12hr format and 24hr format can also be set.
• Once the time is set press the “Done” button on the touchscreen to exit the time
screen.
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Audio Settings
• Push the SETTINGS button on the faceplate on the right side of the unit.
• Then scroll down and press the “Audio” button on the touchscreen to get to the Audio
menu.
• The Audio Menu shows the following options for you to customize your audio settings:
• Equalizer
• Balance/Fade
• Speed Adjust Volume
• Press the “Exit” button on the touchscreen to exit from the Audio Menu.
Equalizer
• Press the “Equalizer” button on the touchscreen to adjust the Bass, Mid and Treble.
Use the “+” or “–” button on the touchscreen to adjust the equalizer to your desired
settings. Press the “Done” button on the touchscreen when done.
Balance/Fade
• Press the “Balance/Fade” button on the touchscreen to adjust the sound from the
speakers. Use the “arrow” button on the touchscreen to adjust the sound level from the
front and rear or right and left side speakers. Press the center “C” button on the
touchscreen to reset the balance and fade to the factory setting. Press the “Done”
button on the touchscreen when done.
Speed Adjust Volume
• Press the “Speed Adjust Volume” button on the touchscreen to select between OFF, 1,
2 or 3. This will decrease the radio volume relative to a decrease in vehicle speed. Press
the “Done” button on the touchscreen when done.
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RADIO 8.4/8.4 NAV AT A GLANCE
Radio 8.4 NAV
1 — Status Bar
2 — Small Navigation Map (8.4 NAV)
3 — More Settings Button
4 — Uconnect Phone Button
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5 — Garmin Navigation Button
(8.4 NAV)
6 — Climate Control Button
7 — Controls Button
8 — Player Button
9 — Radio Button
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Displaying The Time
• If the time is not currently displayed on the radio or player main page, press the “More”
button on the touchscreen and then press the “Settings” button on the touchscreen. In
the Settings list, press the “Clock” button on the touchscreen, then press the checkbox
next to Show Time in Status Bar.
Setting The Time
• Model 8.4 NAV synchronizes time automatically via GPS, so should not require any
time adjustment. If you do need to set the time manually, follow the instructions below
for Model 8.4.
• For Model 8.4, turn the unit on, then press the “Time Display” at the top of the screen.
Press “Yes”.
• If the time is not displayed at the top of the screen, press “More” button on the
touchscreen and then “Settings” button on the touchscreen. In the Settings screen,
press the “Clock” button on the touchscreen, then check or uncheck this option.
• Press “+” or “–” next to Set Time Hours and Set Time Minutes to adjust the time.
• If these features are not available, uncheck the “Sync” with GPS box.
• Press “X” to save your settings and exit out of the Clock Setting screen.
Audio Settings
• Press the “Audio” button on the touchscreen to activate the Audio settings screen to
adjust Balance\Fade, Equalizer and Speed Adjusted Volume.
• You can return to the Radio screen by pressing the “X” located at the top right.
Balance/Fade
• Press the “Balance/Fade” button on the touchscreen to Balance audio between the
front speakers or fade the audio between the rear and front speakers.
• Pressing the “Front,” “Rear,” ”Left” or “Right” buttons on the touchscreen or press
and drag the red Speaker Icon to adjust the Balance/Fade.
Equalizer
• Press the “Equalizer” button on the touchscreen to activate the Equalizer screen.
• Press the “+” or “ –” buttons on the touchscreen, or by pressing and dragging over the
level bar for each of the equalizer bands. The level value, which spans between ±9, is
displayed at the bottom of each of the Bands.
Speed Adjusted Volume
• Press the “Speed Adjusted Volume” button on the touchscreen to activate the Speed
Adjusted Volume screen. The Speed Adjusted Volume is adjusted by pressing the “+”
and “–” buttons or by pressing and dragging over the level bar. This alters the automatic
adjustment of the audio volume with variation to vehicle speed.
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RADIO
Models 4.3 & 4.3S
Models 4.3 & 4.3S
1 — Radio Station Presets
2 — View All Presets
3 — Seek Up
4 — Channel/Station Information
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5 — Audio Settings
6 — Direct Tune Radio Station
7 — Radio Band
8 — Seek Down
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Models 8.4 & 8.4 NAV
Radio 8.4 Radio
1 — Radio Station Presets
2 — Toggle Presets 1–6 and 7–12
3 — Radio Band Buttons
4 — Browse And Manage Stations
5 — Seek Down Button
6 — Direct Tune To A Radio Station
7 — Seek Up Button
8 — Audio Settings Button
• To access the Radio mode, push the RADIO button on the upper left side of the
faceplate (4.3 & 4.3S) or the “Radio” button on the touchscreen at the lower left of the
screen (8.4 & 8.4 NAV).
• Unless otherwise noted, the information provided on the operation and functionality of
the radios in this section is common to all Uconnect radios.
Selecting Radio Stations
• Press the “Radio band” button on the touchscreen to cycle through AM, FM or
SAT (4.3 & 4.3S) or the desired radio band (AM, FM or SAT) button on the touchscreen
(8.4 & 8.4 NAV). SiriusXM Satellite Radio is not available on the 4.3.
Seek Up/Seek Down
• Press the “Seek arrow” up or down buttons on the touchscreen for less than two
seconds to seek through radio stations.
• Press and hold either “Seek arrow” button on the touchscreen for more than two
seconds to bypass stations without stopping. The radio will stop at the next listenable
station once the arrow button on the touchscreen is released.
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Direct Tune
• Tune directly to a radio station by pressing the “Tune” button on the screen, and
entering the desired station number.
Store Radio Presets Manually
Your radio can store 12 total preset stations. They are shown at the top of your screen. To
see all 12 stations, press the “All” button on the touchscreen (4.3 & 4.3S) or press the
“arrow” button on the touchscreen at the top right of the screen to toggle between the six
presets (8.4 & 8.4 NAV).
To store a radio preset manually, follow the steps below:
1. Tune to the desired station.
2. Press and hold the desired numbered button on the touchscreen for more than two
seconds or until you hear a confirmation beep.
SIRIUSXM SATELLITE RADIO
• SiriusXM Satellite Radio gives you over 130 channels, including 100% commercialfree music from nearly every genre, plus all your favorite sports, news, talk and
entertainment channels – all with crystal clear, coast-to-coast coverage, all in one place
and all at your fingertips.
• To access SiriusXM Satellite Radio, press the “Radio band” button on the touchscreen
and select the “SAT” button on the touchscreen (4.3S) or press the “SAT” button on
the touchscreen on the main Radio screen (8.4 & 8.4 NAV).
• The following describes features that are available when in SiriusXM Satellite Radio
mode.
• Unless otherwise noted, the information provided on the operation and functionality of
the radios in this section is common to all Uconnect radios.
Selecting SiriusXM Satellite Channels
Seek Up/Seek Down
• Press the “Seek arrow” buttons on the touchscreen for less than two seconds to seek
through channels in SAT mode.
• Press and hold either “arrow” button on the touchscreen for more than two seconds to
bypass channels without stopping. The radio will stop at the next listenable channel
once the arrow button on the touchscreen is released.
Direct Tune
• Tune directly to a SAT channel by pressing the “Tune” button on the screen, and
entering the desired station number.
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Info (4.3S Only)
• Provides detailed information about the current SiriusXM Satellite Radio channel.
More... (4.3S Only)
• Access more menus: Audio, Favorites, Game Zone, and Replay.
Traffic & Weather (U.S. Residents/8.4 & 8.4 NAV Only)
• Automatically tells you when Traffic & Weather for a favorite city is available, and gives
you the option to switch to that channel. Select Traffic & Weather, then press “Jump”
to activate the feature. After listening to Traffic and Weather, press “Jump” again to
return to the previous channel.
Fav (8.4 & 8.4 NAV Only)
• Activates the favorites menu. You can add up to 50 favorite artists or songs. Just press
“Add Fav Artist” or “Add Fav Song” while the song is playing. You will then be alerted
any time one of these songs, or works by these artists, is playing on other SiriusXM
Satellite Radio channels.
SiriusXM Parental Controls
• You can skip or hide certain channels from view if you do not want access to them. Push
the SETTINGS button on the faceplate (4.3S) or press the “More” button on the
touchscreen, then the “Settings” button on the touchscreen (8.4 & 8.4 NAV), next
press the “SiriusXM Satellite Radio Setup” button on the touchscreen, then select
“Channel Skip.” Press the channel(s) to be skipped (4.3S) or press the box, checkmark, next to the channel you want skipped (8.4 & 8.4 NAV). They will not show up in
normal usage.
• SiriusXM Satellite Radio also offers the option to permanently block selected channels.
Call 1-888-539-7474 and request the Family Package.
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Browse
• Lets you browse the SiriusXM Satellite Radio channel listing, Favorites, Genres, Game
Zone, and Weather channels. Jump setting, and also provides the SiriusXM Satellite
Radio channel list. Browse contains many sub-menus.
Browse
Sub-Menu
All
Genre
Presets (8.4
& 8.4 NAV
Only)
Favorites
Game Zone
Sub-Menu Description
Shows the channel listing.
Provides a list of all genres, and lets you jump to a channel within the selected
genre.
Lets you scroll the list of Preset satellite channels. Press the “Channel”, or
press “Enter” on the Tune knob, to go to that channel. Press the “Trash
can” icon to delete a preset. Your presets are also shown at the top of the
main Satellite Radio screen.
Lets you manage artists and songs in the Favorites list and configure Alert
Settings to let you know when favorite songs or artists are playing on other
channels). Also, view a list of channels airing any of your Favorites.
Provides alerts when your favorite sports teams are starting a game which is
being aired on other SiriusXM Satellite Radio channels, or when their game
score is announced. You can select and manage your Teams list here, and
configure alerts.
Lets you browse Traffic & Weather information by city.
Traffic/
Weather
(4.3S only)
Jump (8.4 & Lets you select your favorite cities for Traffic & Weather information, by
8.4 NAV
selecting Traffic, then Jump feature on the main satellite radio screen.
only)
Replay
• Lets you replay up to 44 minutes of the content of the current SiriusXM Satellite Radio
channel.
Replay
Option
Play/Pause
Rewind/RW
Fast
Forward/FW
Replay Time
Live
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Option Description
Press to Pause content playback. Press “Pause/Play” again to resume
playback.
Rewinds the channel content in steps of five seconds. Press and hold to
rewind continuously, then release to begin playing content at that point.
Forwards the content, and works similarly to Rewind/RW. However, Fast
Forward/FW can only be used when content has been previously rewound.
Displays the amount of time in the upper center of the screen by which your
content lags the Live channel.
Resumes playback of Live content at any time while replaying rewound
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IPOD/CD/AUX CONTROLS
Models 4.3 & 4.3S
Models 4.3 & 4.3S
1 — Music Source
2 — More: Audio Settings And Shuffle
3 — Current Track Information
4 — Play/Pause
5 — Source: Disc, iPod, AUX Or Bluetooth
6 — Browse Music By: Folder, Artist, Playlist, Song, Album Or Genre
• The iPod/CD/AUX controls are accessed by pushing the PLAYER button on the
faceplate to enter the Player main screen, then press the “Source” button on the
touchscreen and choose between Disc, AUX, iPod or Bluetooth.
NOTE:
Uconnect will usually automatically switch
to the appropriate mode when something is
first connected or inserted into the system.
Source 4.3 & 4.3S
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Models 8.4 & 8.4 NAV
Models 8.4 & 8.4 NAV
1 — Music Source: Disc, iPod, SD Card, AUX Or Bluetooth
2 — Repeat Track
3 — Shuffle Music Tracks
4 — Music Track Information
5 — Songs In Queue
6 — Browse Music By: Folder, Artist, Playlist, Song, Album Or Genre
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• The iPod/USB, CD, Audio Jack, SD Card or Bluetooth source is accessed by pressing
the “Player” button on the touchscreen to enter the Player main screen, then press the
“Source” button on the touchscreen and choose between Disc, Aux, iPod, Bluetooth or
SD Card.
NOTE:
Uconnect will usually automatically switch
to the appropriate mode when something is
first connected or inserted into the system.
Source 8.4 & 8.4 NAV
GARMIN NAVIGATION
Garmin Navigation (8.4 NAV Only)
Radio 8.4 NAV integrates Garmin’s consumer-friendly navigation into your vehicle.
Garmin Navigation includes Lane Assist and Junction View, Speed Limit information, and
a database with over six million points of interest.
• Press the “Nav” button on the touchscreen in the menu bar to access the Navigation
system.
Changing The Navigation Voice Prompt Volume
1. Program a destination.
2. While traveling on your route, press the upper left area of the map screen where your
next turn is displayed.
3. The Navigation system will then repeat the distance to your next turn.
4. While the Navigation system is speaking, use the ON/OFF VOLUME rotary knob to
adjust the volume to a comfortable level. Please note the volume setting for Navigation
Voice Prompt is different than the audio system.
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Main Navigation Menu
Main Navigation Menu Touchscreen
1 — Where To? Button
2 — View Map Button
3 — Settings Button
4 — Tools Button
5 — Detour Button
6 — Stop Button
Acquiring Satellites
• The GPS Satellite strength bars indicate the strength of your satellite reception.
• Acquiring satellite signals can take a few minutes. When at least one of the bars is
green, your device has acquired satellite signals. If no signal is found, the Navigation
system still can operate with internal gyro direction & location based on data provided
by the vehicle.
• Dead Reckoning technology uses the speed sensors attached to your vehicle’s drivetrain, and a gyroscope, to supplement the existing GPS data. The combined data
provides accurate positioning for your vehicle in tunnels, indoor parking garages, urban
canyons, and any other area where GPS signals can become obstructed.
Finding Points Of Interest
• From the main Navigation menu, press “Where To?” then press “Points of Interest.”
• Select a Category, then a subcategory if necessary.
• Select your destination and press “Go.”
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Finding A Place By Spelling The Name
• From the Main Navigation Menu press “Where to?” press “Points of Interest” and then
press “Spell Name.”
• Enter the name of your destination.
• Press “Done.”
• Select your destination and press “Go.”
Entering A Destination Address
• From the main Navigation menu, press “Where To?” then press “Address.”
• Follow the on-screen prompts to enter the address and press “Go.”
Searching Near Another Location
• From the main Navigation menu, press “Where To?” Press a destination and
press “Near.”
• Select an option from the available choices.
Setting Or Changing Your Home Location
• Press the “Nav” button on the touchscreen in the menu bar to access the Navigation
system and the Main Navigation menu.
• Press “Where To?” then press “Go Home.”
• You may enter your address directly, use your current location as your home address, or
choose from recently found locations.
• To edit your Home location (or other saved locations), press “Where To?” from the Main
Navigation menu, press “Favorites,” then press the location you want to edit. After
selecting a location to edit, press “Press for More,” then “Edit.”
Go Home
• A Home location must be saved in the system. From the Main Navigation menu, press
“Where To?” then press “Go Home.”
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Following Your Route
Following Your Route
1 — Distance To Next Turn
2 — Current Location
3 — Zoom In Button
4 — Zoom Out Button
5 — Current Speed
6 — Press And Drag Map
7 — Your Location On The Map
8 — Estimated Time Of Arrival
9 — Return Button
• Your route is marked with a magenta line on the map. If you depart from the original
route, your route is recalculated. A speed limit icon could appear as you travel on major
roadways.
• Lane Assist helps you decide which lane to be in at upcoming junctions.
• Junction View gives you an expanded view as junctions approach.
Adding A Via Point
• To add a stop between your current location and your end destination, you must be
navigating a route.
• Press the “back arrow” multiple times to return to the Main Navigation menu.
• Press “Where To?” then search for the via point. Select the via point to add from the
search results.
• Press “Go,” then press “Add as a Via Point.”
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Taking A Detour
• To take a detour you must be navigating a route.
• Press “Detour.”
NOTE:
If the route you are currently taking is the only reasonable option, the device might not
calculate a detour.
SIRIUSXM TRAVEL LINK
SiriusXM Travel Link (8.4 NAV Only)
• SiriusXM Travel Link is only available in the United States.
• SiriusXM Travel Link brings a wealth of useful information into your vehicle and right to
your fingertips.
• To access Travel Link, press the “More” button on the touchscreen, then the “Travel
Link” button on the touchscreen.
NOTE:
SiriusXM Travel Link requires a subscription, sold separately after the one year trial
subscription included with your vehicle purchase.
SiriusXM Travel Link — 8.4 NAV
1 – Fuel Prices
2 – Movie Listings
3 – Sports Scores
4 – SiriusXM
5 – My Favorites
6 – Weather
View detailed price information for fuel stations near your current
location.
View information on movies that are playing at theaters near your
current location.
View scores and upcoming events for all major sports.
View subscription information.
View and store your favorite location, theater and sport teams for
quick access.
View detailed weather conditions, forecasts and ski/snowboarding
conditions at local resorts.
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PLAYING IPOD/USB/MP3 DEVICES
• There are many ways to play music from iPod/MP3 players or USB devices through your
vehicles sound system.
Audio Jack (AUX)
• The Audio Jack, located in the storage bin in the front center stack, allows a portable
device, such as an MP3 player or an iPod, to be plugged into the radio and utilize the
vehicles sound system, using a 3.5 mm audio cable, to amplify the source and play
through the vehicle speakers.
• Pressing the “Player” button on the touchscreen, and then choose AUX source will
change the mode to auxiliary device if the Audio Jack is connected, allowing the music
from your portable device to be heard through the vehicles speakers.
• The functions of the portable device are controlled using the device buttons.
The volume may be controlled using the radio or portable device.
USB Port
• Connect your iPod or compatible device using a USB cable into the USB Port. The USB
Port is contained within the storage bin in the front center stack. USB Memory sticks
with audio files can also be used. Then, audio from the device can be played on the
vehicles sound system while providing metadata (artist, track title, album, etc.)
information on the radio display.
• When connected, the iPod/compatible USB device can be controlled using the radio or
Steering Wheel Audio Controls to play, skip to the next or previous track, browse, and
list the contents.
• The iPod battery charges when plugged into the USB port (if supported by the specific
device).
NOTE:
• When connecting your iPod device for the first time, the system may take several
minutes to read your music, depending on the number of files. For example, the system
will take approximately five minutes for every 1,000 songs loaded on the device. Also
during the reading process, the Shuffle and Browse functions will be disabled. This
process is needed to ensure the full use of your iPod features and only happens the first
time it is connected. After the first time, the reading process of your iPod will take
considerably less time unless changes are made or new songs are added to the playlist.
• The USB port supports certain Mini, Classic, Nano, Touch, and iPhone devices. The
USB port also supports playing music from compatible external USB Mass Storage
Class memory devices. Some iPod software versions may not fully support the USB port
features. Please visit Apple’s website for iPod software updates.
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SD Card (8.4 and 8.4 Nav Only)
• Play songs stored on an SD card inserted into the SD card slot, located on the radio
faceplate.
• Song playback can be controlled using the radio or Steering Wheel Audio Controls to
play, skip to the next or previous track, browse, and list the contents.
Bluetooth Streaming Audio
• If equipped with Uconnect Voice Command, your Bluetooth - equipped iPod devices,
cell phones or other media players, may also be able to stream music to your vehicles
sound system. Your connected device must be Bluetooth - compatible, and paired with
your Uconnect system (see Uconnect Phone for pairing instructions). You can access
the music from your connected Bluetooth device by pressing the “Source” button on
the touchscreen while in Player mode.
UCONNECT PHONE
Uconnect Phone (Bluetooth Hands Free Calling)
• If the Uconnect Phone Button
Uconnect Phone features.
exists on your steering wheel, then you have the
• The Uconnect Phone is a voice-activated, hands-free, in-vehicle communications
system with Voice Command Capability (see Voice Command section).
• The Uconnect Phone allows you to dial a phone number with your mobile phone using
simple voice commands or using touchscreen buttons.
• Refer to “Voice Command” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” in your
Owner's Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further details.
NOTE:
The Uconnect Phone requires a mobile phone equipped with the Bluetooth Hands-Free
Profile, Version 1.0 or higher. For Uconnect customer support: U.S. residents - visit
UconnectPhone.com or call 1-877-855-8400. Canadian Residents - call
1-800-465-2001 (English) or 1-800-387-9983 (French).
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Pairing A Phone
• To use the Uconnect Phone feature, you must first pair your Bluetooth phone with the
Uconnect system.
Start Pairing Procedure On The Radio
• Models 4.3, 4.3S: Push the MORE button on the faceplate, then press the “Phone”
button on the touchscreen. Next, press the “Settings” button on the touchscreen and
then “Add Device.”
Models 4.3 & 4.3S
• Models 8.4, 8.4 NAV: Press the “Phone” button on the touchscreen and then the
“Settings” button on the touchscreen. Next, press “Add Device.”
• Uconnect Phone will display an “In progress” screen while the system is
connecting.
Models 8.4 & 8.4 NAV
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Start Pairing Procedure On Mobile Phone
• Search for available devices on your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. This is usually
within Settings or Options under “Bluetooth.” See your mobile phone’s manual for
details.
• When your phone finds the system, select “Uconnect” as the paired device.
Complete The Pairing Procedure
• When prompted on the phone, enter the
4-digit PIN number shown on the
Uconnect Screen.
• If your phone asks you to accept a connection request from Uconnect, select
“Yes.” If available, check the box telling
it not to ask again – that way your phone
will automatically connect each time you
start the vehicle.
Models 4.3 & 4.3S
NOTE:
Refer to UconnectPhone.com website for
additional information on phone pairing
and for a list of compatible phones.
Models 8.4 & 8.4 NAV
1 — Name That Appears On Mobile
Phone
2 — 4-Digit PIN To Be Entered On
Mobile Phone
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Select The Mobile Phone's Priority Level
• When the pairing process has successfully completed, the system will prompt you to
choose whether or not this is your favorite phone. Selecting “Yes” will make this phone
the highest priority. This phone will take precedence over other paired phones within
range. Only one phone can connected at a time.
• You are now ready to make hands-free calls. Push the Uconnect Phone button on your
steering wheel to begin.
Phone Menu Screen — Models 4.3 & 4.3S
1 — Redial Last Number
2 — Phone Signal
3 — Current Phone
4 — Phone Battery Level
5 — Mute Microphone
6 — Transfer Radio/Phone
7 — Manage Paired Phones
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8 — Conference Call
9 — Direct Dial
10 — Recent Call List
11 — Browse Phone Book (Contains
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Phone Menu Screen — Models 8.4 & 8.4 NAV
1 — Favorite Phonebook Entries
2 — Phone Battery Level
3 — Current Phone
4 — Phone Signal
5 — Mute Microphone
6 — Transfer Radio/Phone
7 — Conference Call
8 — Manage Paired Phones
9 — SMS (text messaging)
10 — Direct Dial
11 — Recent Call List
12 — Browse Phone Book
(Contains 911)
13 — End Call
14 — Hold/Redial Last Number
Making A Phone Call
To begin a phone call using Uconnect Voice Command:
• Push the Uconnect Phone button
.
• After the BEEP, say “dial” then the number (or “call” then the name as listed in your
phone; see Phonebook).
NOTE:
You can also initiate a call by using the touchscreen on the Phone main screen.
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Receiving A Call — Accept (And End)
• When an incoming call rings/is announced on Uconnect, push the Phone button
• To end a call, push the Phone button
.
.
Mute (Or Unmute) Microphone During Call
• During a call, press the “mute” button on the touchscreen to mute and unmute the
call.
Transfer Ongoing Call Between Handset And Vehicle
During an on-going call, press the “Transfer” button on the touchscreen to transfer an
on-going call between handset and vehicle.
Common Phone Commands (Examples)
• “Call John Smith”
• “Call John Smith mobile”
• “Dial 1 248 555 1212”
• “Call Emergency”
• “Call Towing Assistance”
• “Redial”
Phonebook
• Uconnect radios will automatically download your phonebook from your paired phone,
if this feature is supported by your phone. Entries are updated each time that the phone
is connected. If your phone book entries do not appear, check the settings on your
phone. Some phones require you to enable this feature manually.
• Your phonebook can be browsed on your radio screen, but editing can only be done on
your phone. To browse, press the “Phone” button on the touchscreen, then the
“Phonebook” button on the touchscreen.
• Favorite phonebook entries can be saved as Favorites for quicker access. Favorites are
shown at the top of your main phone screen.
Voice Command Tips (8.4 And 8.4 NAV Only)
• Using complete names (i.e; Call John Doe vs. Call John) will result in greater system
accuracy.
• You can “chain” commands together for faster results. Say “Call John Doe mobile,” for
example.
• If you are listening to available voice command options, you do not have to listen to the
button on the
entire list. When you hear the command that you need, press the
steering wheel, wait for the beep and say your command.
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Changing The Volume
• Start a dialogue by pressing the Phone button
example - "Help."
, then say a command for
• Use the radio ON/OFF VOLUME rotary knob to adjust the volume to a comfortable level
while the Uconnect system is speaking. Please note the volume setting for Uconnect is
different than the audio system.
NOTE:
To access help, press the Uconnect Phone
"help." Press the display or push either
or
the help session.
button on the steering wheel and say
button and say "cancel" to cancel
Voice Text Reply
• Uconnect Phone can read or send new text messages on your mobile phone.
• Your mobile phone must support Voice Text Reply over Bluetooth to use this feature. If
the Uconnect Phone determines your mobile phone is not compatible with Voice Text
Reply messaging over Bluetooth, the “Messaging” button will be greyed out and the
feature will not be available for use.
NOTE:
• For mobile phone
UconnectPhone.com.
compatibility
and
pairing
instructions,
please
visit
• Uconnect Phone Voice Text Reply is only available when the vehicle is not moving.
WARNING!
• Any voice commanded system should be used only in safe driving conditions
following applicable laws regarding phone use. Your attention should be focused on
safely operating the vehicle. Failure to do so may result in a collision causing you and
others to be severely injured or killed.
• In an emergency, to use Uconnect Phone, your mobile phone must be:
• turned on
• paired to Uconnect Phone
• have network coverage
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UCONNECT VOICE COMMAND (8.4 & 8.4 NAV ONLY)
• If the Uconnect Voice Command
have the Voice Command feature.
button exists on your steering wheel, then you
• The Voice Command feature lets you keep your hands on the steering wheel, and your
eyes on the road.
located on the radio faceplate or
• When you press the Voice Command button
steering wheel, you will hear a beep. The beep is your signal to give a command. If you
do not know what commands to say, you can say "help" and the system will provide
options to you. If you ever wish to interrupt the system while it lists options, press the
, listen for the BEEP, and say your command.
Voice Command button
• You can “chain” commands together for faster results. Say “Play the artist Scott
Joplin”, for example.
Changing The Volume
• Start a dialogue by pressing the Voice Command button
example, “help”).
, then say a command (for
• Use the radio ON/OFF VOLUME rotary knob to adjust the volume to a comfortable level
while the Voice Command system is speaking. The volume setting for Voice Command
is different than the audio system.
• Refer to the Uconnect Owner’s Manual Supplement for further details.
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Common Voice Commands (Examples)
Switch Modes
Radio (FM, AM)
Player
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
SiriusXM Travel Link
Navigation
“FM”
“Satellite” “AM”
“Change Source to iPod”
“Change Source to SD Card”
“95.5”
“95.5 FM”
“Go to preset 5”
“Play Album 'Greatest Hits”
“Play Artist 'Scott Joplin” “Play Genre 'Rock”
“Play Song 'Maple Leaf Rag”
“39”
“Foxxhole”
“Show fuel prices”
“Show movie listings”
“Show current weather”
“Show extended weather”
“Show Travel Link favorites”
“Show NFL headlines”
“Show NBA rankings”
“Show NFL schedules”
“Show NBA scores”
“Navigate to (Address)”
“Navigate to (Point of Interest)”
NOTE:
For the shortened SiriusXM Satellite Radio mode commands to be recognized you must
be in that mode. For example, if you are in SiriusXM Satellite Radio mode you can say
“39,” but if you are not in SiriusXM mode, you would need to say “Tune to Satellite
Channel 39.”
Common Navigation Voice Commands
• To access the navigation voice commands, press the Uconnect Voice Command
button while in any mode and say “Navigation.”
• Once in the Navigation feature, you can simply Say What You See on the touchscreen
to give a navigation voice command.
• Locating an address can be given as a one shot entry. For example, after saying “Find
Address” and the system is ready, you can say the entire address in one command,
“1234 1st Street, Any Town, Michigan.” If you are searching for a particular address or
Point Of Interest, the available voice commands depend on what is displayed on the
touchscreen.
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• When the Voice Command system is ready to be given a command, the green indicator
is visible in the right corner of the touchscreen.
The following chart lists the navigation
voice commands that may be available.
Voice Command “Ready”
Navigation Voice Commands:
“Find Nearest Transit”
“Where To?” (Main Menu command)
“Find Nearest Lodging”
“View Map” (Main Menu command)
“Find Nearest Shopping”
“Repeat guidance” “Cancel Route”
“Find Nearest Bank”
“Detour” (During a Route Guidance)
“Find Nearest Parking”
“Where Am I?”
“Find Nearest Entertainment”
“Find Address”
“Find Nearest Recreation”
“Go Home”
“Find Nearest Attractions”
“Find Place by Category”
“Find Nearest Hospitals”
“Find Place by Name”
“Find Nearest Community”
“Find Recently Found”
“Find Nearest Auto Services”
“Find Favorite”
“Find Nearest Airport”
“Find City”
“Find Nearest Police Stations”
“Find Nearest Restaurant”
“Find Nearest Fire Stations”
“Find Nearest Fuel”
“Find Nearest Auto Dealers”
WARNING!
Any voice commanded system should be used only in safe driving conditions following
applicable laws regarding phone use. Your attention should be focused on safely
operating the vehicle. Failure to do so may result in a collision causing you and others
to be severely injured or killed.
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VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)
System Operation
• The screen is located on the headliner behind the front seat. To lower the screen, press
the release button located in the rear of the overhead console.
• The system may be controlled by the front seat occupants using the touchscreen radio,
or by the rear seat occupants using the remote control.
• The video screen displays information in a split-screen format. The left side of the
screen is referred to as Channel 1 and the right side of the screen is referred to as
Channel 2. All modes except video modes are displayed in a split-screen format.
• To use the headphones, press the power button located on the right ear cup. Select the
channel on the headphones (1 or 2) that corresponds to the channel selected on the
VES screen.
Operation Of The Remote
The remote control operates similarly to any DVD remote you have used before and allows
the rear seat passengers to change stations, tracks, discs and audio/video modes and is
designed to control either channel by using the selector switch located on the right side of
the remote.
• Select an audio channel (Rear 1 for driver's side rear screen and Rear 2 for passenger's
side rear screen), then press the “source” button and using the up and down arrows,
highlight disc from the menu and press the “OK” button.
• Press the popup/menu button to navigate the disc menu and options.
Pressing the MODE button causes the Mode Selection menu to appear on the VES screen.
Use the remote control arrow buttons to scroll through the available modes, then press
ENTER to select the desired mode.
Pressing the power button will turn the VES system ON/OFF.
Auxiliary Audio/Video Input Jacks
• The Aux jacks are located on the rear of the center console.
• Connect the video game or other external media devices to the AUX jacks following the
color coding for VES jacks.
• Using either the touchscreen radio or remote control, select AUX from the Rear VES
Control or Mode Selection screen.
• Refer to your vehicle's Owner’s Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for
further details.
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STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
The steering wheel audio controls are located on the rear surface of the steering wheel.
Right Switch
• Push the switch up or down to increase
or decrease the volume.
• Push the button in the center to change
modes AM/FM/CD/SAT.
Left Switch
• Push the switch up or down to search for
the next listenable station.
• Push the button in the center to select
the next preset station.
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
The instrument cluster display features a driver interactive display that is located in the
instrument cluster. Pushing the controls on the left side of the steering wheel allows the
driver to select vehicle information and Personal Settings. Refer to “Programmable
Features” for further information.
• Push the up arrow button to scroll upward through the main menus (Fuel
Economy, Vehicle Speed, Trip Info, Vehicle Info, Messages, Units, System SetUp, Turn Menu Off) and sub menus.
• Push the down arrow button to scroll
downward through the main menus and
sub menus.
• Push the right arrow button for access to
main menus, sub menus or to select a
personal setting in the setup menu.
• Push the BACK button to scroll back to a
previous menu or sub menu.
Instrument Cluster Display Controls
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Compass Calibration
This compass is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need to set the compass manually.
When the vehicle is new, the compass may appear erratic, and the instrument cluster
display will display “CAL” until the compass is calibrated.
You may also calibrate the compass by completing one or more 360 degree turns (in an
area free from large metal or metallic objects) until the “CAL” message displayed in the
instrument cluster display turns off. The compass will now function normally.
PROGRAMMABLE FEATURES
Instrument Cluster Display Programmable Features
• The instrument cluster display can be used to view or change the following settings.
Push the up or down arrow button until System Setup displays, then push the right
arrow button. Scroll through the settings using the up or down arrow button. Push the
right arrow button to change the setting. Push the BACK button to scroll back to a
previous menu or sub menu.
•
•
•
Fuel Economy
• Average Fuel Economy
• Distance To Empty (DTE)
• Miles Per Gallon (MPG)
Vehicle Speed
Messages
•
•
•
Trip Info
• Trip A
• Trip B
• Elapsed Time
Tire PSI
Vehicle Info (Customer Information
Features)
Radio 4.3 Customer Programmable Features
• The Radio 4.3 system allows you to access Customer Programmable feature settings
such as Display, Clock, Safety/Assistance, Lights, Doors & Locks, Heated Seats,
Engine Off Operation, Compass Settings, Audio, Phone/Bluetooth and Sirius Setup
through buttons on the faceplate and buttons on the touchscreen.
• Press the “Settings” button on the right side of the unit to access the Settings screen,
use the “Page Up/Down” buttons on the touchscreen to scroll through the following
settings. The following feature settings are available:
• Display
• Clock
• Safety/Assistance
• Lights
• Doors & Locks
• Auto On Comfort & Remote Start
• Engine Off Options
• Audio
• Phone/Bluetooth
• Sirius Setup
Refer to “Uconnect Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” in the Owner’s
Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
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Radio 8.4 Customer Programmable Features
• The Radio 8.4 system allows you to access Customer Programmable feature settings
such as Display, Clock, Safety/Assistance, Lights, Doors & Locks, Heated Seats, Engine
Off Operation, Compass Settings, Audio, Phone/Bluetooth and Sirius Setup through
buttons on the touchscreen.
• Press the “More” button on the bottom of the touchscreen, then press the “Settings”
button on the faceplate to access the Settings screen. When making a selection, scroll
up or down until the preferred setting is highlighted, then press and release the
preferred setting until a check-mark appears next to the setting, showing that setting
has been selected. The following feature settings are available:
• Display
• Clock
• Safety/Assistance
• Lights
• Doors & Locks
• Auto On Comfort & Remote Start
• Engine Off Options
• Audio
• Phone/Bluetooth
• Sirius Setup
Refer to “Uconnect Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” in the Owner’s
Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER (HOMELINK)
• HomeLink replaces up to three hand-held transmitters that operate devices such as
garage door openers, motorized gates, lighting or home security systems. The
HomeLink unit is powered by your vehicles 12 Volt battery.
• The HomeLink buttons that are located in the overhead console or sunvisor designate
the three different HomeLink channels.
• The HomeLink indicator is located above the center button.
Universal Garage Door Opener (HomeLink)
Buttons
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Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
Ensure that your vehicle is parked outside of the garage before you begin programming.
For efficient programming and accurate transmission of the radio-frequency signal, it is
recommended that a new battery be placed in the hand-held transmitter of the device that
is being programmed to the HomeLink system.
To erase the channels, place the ignition switch into the ON/RUN position, then push and
hold the two outside HomeLink buttons (I and III) for up to 20 seconds or until the red
indicator flashes.
NOTE:
Erasing all channels should only be performed when programming HomeLink for the first
time. Do not erase channels when programming additional buttons.
If you have any problems, or require assistance, please call toll-free 1-800-355-3515 or,
on the Internet at HomeLink.com for information or assistance.
Programming A Rolling Code
NOTE:
For programming Garage Door Openers that were manufactured after 1995, these Garage
Door Openers can be identified by the “LEARN” or “TRAIN” button located where the
hanging antenna is attached to the Garage Door Opener. It is NOT the button that is
normally used to open and close the door. The name and color of the button may vary by
manufacturer.
1. Place the ignition switch into the ON/RUN position.
2. Place the hand-held transmitter 1 to 3 inches (3 to 8 cm) away from the HomeLink
button you wish to program while keeping the HomeLink indicator light in view.
3. Push and hold the HomeLink button you want to program while you push and hold the
hand-held transmitter button.
4. Continue to hold both buttons and observe the indicator light. The HomeLink indicator
will flash slowly and then rapidly after HomeLink has received the frequency signal
from the hand-held transmitter. Release both buttons after the indicator light changes
from slow to rapid.
5. At the garage door opener motor (in the garage), locate the “LEARN” or “TRAINING”
button. This can usually be found where the hanging antenna wire is attached to the
garage door opener motor. Firmly push and release the “LEARN” or “TRAINING”
button.
NOTE:
You have 30 seconds in which to initiate the next step after the “LEARN” button has been
pushed.
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6. Return to the vehicle and push the programmed HomeLink button twice (holding the
button for two seconds each time). If the device is plugged in and activated,
programming is complete.
NOTE:
If the device does not activate, push the button a third time (for two seconds) to complete
the training.
7. To program the remaining two HomeLink buttons, repeat each step for each remaining
button. DO NOT erase the channels.
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
NOTE:
For programming Garage Door Openers manufactured before 1995.
1. Place the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position.
2. Place the hand-held transmitter 1 to 3 inches (3 to 8 cm) away from the HomeLink
button you wish to program while keeping the HomeLink indicator light in view.
3. Push and hold the HomeLink button you want to program while you push and hold the
hand-held transmitter button.
4. Continue to hold both buttons and observe the indicator light. The HomeLink indicator
will flash slowly and then rapidly after HomeLink has received the frequency signal
from the hand-held transmitter. Release both buttons after the indicator light changes
from slow to rapid.
5. Push and hold the programmed HomeLink button and observe the indicator light. If
the indicator light stays on constantly, programming is complete and the garage door
(or device) should activate when the HomeLink button is pushed.
6. To program the two remaining HomeLink buttons, repeat each step for each remaining
button. DO NOT erase the channels.
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Using HomeLink
To operate, push and release the programmed HomeLink button. Activation will now occur
for the programmed device (e.g., garage door opener, gate operator, security system, entry
door lock, home/office lighting, etc.). The hand-held transmitter of the device may also be
used at any time.
WARNING!
• Your motorized door or gate will open and close while you are programming the
universal transceiver. Do not program the transceiver if people or pets are in the path
of the door or gate.
• Do not run your vehicle in a closed garage or confined area while programming the
transceiver. Exhaust gas from your vehicle contains Carbon Monoxide (CO) which is
odorless and colorless. Carbon Monoxide is poisonous when inhaled and can cause
you and others to be severely injured or killed.
POWER INVERTER
• There is a 115 Volt, 150 Watt power
inverter outlet located on the back of the
center console. This outlet can power
cellular phones, electronics and other
low power devices requiring power up to
150 Watts.
Power Inverter
Radio 4.3 System
• Push the MORE button on the faceplate (located next to the Uconnect screen).
• Press the “Outlet” button on the touchscreen to turn the power inverter On or Off.
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Radio 8.4 System
• Press the “Controls” button on the touchscreen (located at the bottom of the Uconnect
screen).
• Press the “Outlet” button on the touchscreen to turn the power inverter On or Off.
NOTE:
The power inverter is designed with built-in overload protection. If the power rating of
150 Watts is exceeded, the power inverter will automatically shut down. Once the
electrical device has been removed from the outlet, the inverter should automatically
reset. If the power rating exceeds approximately 170 Watts, the power inverter may have
to be reset manually. To reset the inverter manually, unplug the device and plug it in again.
To avoid overloading the circuit, check the power ratings on electrical devices prior to
using the inverter.
WARNING!
• To Avoid Serious Injury or Death DO NOT:
• use a three-prong adaptor
• insert any objects into the receptacles
• touch with wet hands
Close the lid when not in use. If this outlet is mishandled, it may cause an electric
shock and failure.
POWER OUTLETS
• There is a 12 Volt power outlet located in the front storage bin below the radio. This
outlet has power available when the ignition switch is in the ON position.
• A second 12 Volt power outlet is located
inside the center console. This outlet has
power available when the ignition switch
is in the LOCK, ON, or ACC position.
• A third 12 Volt power outlet is located on
the back of the center console. This
outlet has power available when the ignition switch is in the LOCK, ON or ACC
position.
• A fourth fused 12 Volt power outlet is
located on the left quarter trim panel in
the cargo area. This outlet has power
available when the ignition switch is in
the ON or ACC position.
Front Power Outlet
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NOTE:
• 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 outlet 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.
Power Outlet Fuses
1 — F103 20 Amp Yellow — Power Outlet Console Bin & Power Outlet Console Rear
2 — F102 20 Amp Yellow — Cigar Lighter Instrument Panel & Power Outlet Left Rear
Cargo Area
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TRAILER TOWING WEIGHTS (MAXIMUM TRAILER WEIGHT
RATINGS)
Engine/
Transmission
2.4L/Automatic
3.6L/Automatic
GCWR (Gross
Combined Wt.
Rating)
Frontal Area
6,000 lbs
(2,722 kg)
22 sq ft
(2.0 sq m)
7,300 lbs
(3,311 kg)
32 sq ft
(3.0 sq m)
7,300 lbs
(3,311 kg)
32 sq ft
(3.0 sq m)
7,300 lbs
(3,311 kg)
32 sq ft
(3.0 sq m)
Max. GTW
(Gross Trailer
Wt.)
1,000 lbs
(454 kg) which
includes up to
5 persons &
Luggage
2,500 lbs
(1,134 kg)
which includes
1 to 2 persons &
Luggage
2,000 lbs
(907 kg) which
includes 3 to
4 persons &
Luggage
1,500 lbs
(680 kg) which
includes 5 to
7 persons &
Luggage
Max. Tongue
Wt.
100 lbs (45 kg)
200 lbs (91 kg)
150 lbs (68 kg)
100 lbs (45 kg)
* Except for
AWD models
NOTE:
• The trailer tongue weight must be considered as part of the combined weight of
occupants and cargo, and should never exceed the weight referenced on the Tire and
Loading Information placard.
• * For All Wheel Drive (AWD) models carrying 5 to 7 persons and luggage will exceed the
rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) and therefore should not be attempted.
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RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
Wheel OFF the
FWD Models
AWD Models
Ground
NOT
ALLOWED
NOT
ALLOWED
Flat Tow
NONE
NOT ALLOWED
Front
OK
Dolly Tow
NOT ALLOWED
NOT ALLOWED
Rear
On Trailer
ALL
OK
OK
NOTE: When towing your vehicle, always follow applicable state and provincial laws. Contact state and provincial Highway Safety offices for additional details.
Towing Condition
Recreational Towing
Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) Models
Recreational towing is allowed ONLY if the front wheels are OFF the ground. This may be
accomplished using a tow dolly or vehicle trailer. If using a tow dolly, follow this procedure:
1. Properly secure the dolly to the tow vehicle, following the dolly manufacturer's
instructions.
2. Drive the front wheels onto the tow dolly.
3. Firmly apply the parking brake. Place the transmission in PARK.
4. Properly secure the front wheels to the dolly, following the dolly manufacturer's
instructions.
5. Release the parking brake.
CAUTION!
• DO NOT flat tow this vehicle. Damage to the drivetrain will result. If this vehicle
requires towing, make sure the drive wheels are OFF the ground.
• Towing this vehicle in violation of the above requirements can cause severe transmission damage. Damage from improper towing is not covered under the New
Vehicle Limited Warranty.
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All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Models
Recreational towing (with all four wheels on the ground, or using a towing dolly) is NOT
ALLOWED. The only acceptable method for towing this vehicle (behind another vehicle) is
on a vehicle trailer with all four wheels OFF the ground.
CAUTION!
Towing this vehicle with ANY of its wheels on the ground can cause severe transmission
and/or power transfer unit damage. Damage from improper towing is not covered under
the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
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ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
Dial toll-free
1-800-521-2779
for U.S. Residents or
1-800-363-4869
for Canadian Residents.
• Provide your name, vehicle identification number, license plate number, and your
location, including the telephone number from which you are calling.
• Briefly describe the nature of the problem and answer a few simple questions.
• You will be given the name of the service provider and an estimated time of arrival. If
you feel you are in an “unsafe situation”, please let us know. With your consent, we will
contact local police or safety authorities.
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
The warning/indicator lights switch on in the instrument panel together with a dedicated
message and/or acoustic signal when applicable. These indications are indicative and
precautionary and as such must not be considered as exhaustive and/or alternative to the
information contained in the Owner’s Manual, which you are advised to read carefully in
all cases. Always refer to the information in this chapter in the event of a failure indication.
All active telltales will display first if applicable. The system check menu may appear
different based upon equipment options and current vehicle status. Some telltales are
optional and may not appear.
Instrument Cluster Warning Lights
– Low Fuel Warning Light
This warning light indicates when the fuel level reaches approximately 2.0 gal (7.8 L).
This light will turn on and a single chime will sound.
— Battery Charge Warning Light
This light illuminates when the battery is not charging properly. If the battery charge
warning light remains on, it means that the vehicle is experiencing a problem with the
charging system.
We recommend you do not continue driving if it is on. Have the vehicle serviced
immediately.
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— Oil Pressure Warning Light
This light indicates low engine oil pressure. If the 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.
We recommend you do not operate the vehicle or engine damage will occur. Have the
vehicle serviced immediately.
— Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Light
This light monitors the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS). The light will turn on when the
ignition switch is turned to the ON/RUN position and may stay on for as long as four
seconds.
If the ABS light remains on or turns on while driving, it indicates that the Anti-Lock portion
of the brake system is not functioning and that service is required. However, the
conventional brake system will continue to operate normally if the BRAKE warning light is
not on.
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.
— Air Bag Warning Light
This light will turn on for four to eight seconds as a bulb check when the ignition switch
is first turned to the ON/RUN position. If the light is either not on during starting, stays on,
or turns on while driving, have the system inspected at an authorized dealer as soon as
possible. Refer to “Occupant Restraints” in “Getting Started” for further information.
NOTE:
The Air Bag System is designed to be maintenance free.
— Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Light
This light informs you of a problem with the Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system.
If a problem is detected, the light will come on while the engine is running. Cycle the
ignition when the vehicle has completely stopped and the gear selector is placed in the
PARK position; the light should turn off.
If the light remains lit with the engine running, your vehicle will usually be drivable;
however, see an authorized service center immediately. If the light is flashing when the
engine is running, immediate service is required and you may experience reduced
performance, an elevated/rough idle or engine stall and your vehicle may require towing.
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— Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
The warning light switches on and a message is displayed to indicate that the tire pressure
is lower than the recommended value and/or that slow pressure loss is occurring. In these
cases, optimal tire duration and fuel consumption may not be guaranteed.
Should one or more tires be in the condition mentioned above, the display will show the
indications corresponding to each tire in sequence.
CAUTION!
Do not continue driving with one or more flat tires as handling may be compromised.
Stop the vehicle, avoiding sharp braking and steering. Repair immediately using the
dedicated tire repair kit and contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.
Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and
inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the
vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label. (If your vehicle has tires of a different size
than the size indicated on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label, you should
determine the proper tire inflation pressure for those tires.)
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 possible, and inflate them to
the proper 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.
Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for proper tire maintenance, and it is the
driver’s responsibility to maintain correct tire pressure, even if under-inflation has not
reached the level to trigger illumination of the TPMS low tire pressure telltale.
Your vehicle has also been equipped with a TPMS malfunction indicator to indicate when
the system is not operating properly. The TPMS malfunction indicator is combined with
the low tire pressure telltale. When the system detects a malfunction, the telltale will flash
for approximately one minute and then remain continuously illuminated. This sequence
will continue upon subsequent vehicle start-ups as long as the malfunction exists. When
the malfunction indicator is illuminated, the system may not be able to detect or signal
low tire pressure as intended. TPMS malfunctions may occur for a variety of reasons,
including the installation of replacement or alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that
prevent the TPMS from functioning properly. Always check the TPMS malfunction telltale
after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement
or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS to continue to function properly.
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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. Using aftermarket tire sealants may cause the Tire Pressure
Monitoring System (TPMS) sensor to become inoperable. After using an aftermarket
tire sealant it is recommended that you take your vehicle to an authorized dealer to have
your sensor function checked.
— Engine Temperature Warning Light
This light warns of an overheated engine condition.
If the light turns on and a warning chime sounds 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.
We recommend that you do not operate the vehicle or engine damage will occur. Have the
vehicle serviced immediately.
WARNING!
A hot engine cooling system is dangerous. You or others could be badly burned by
steam or boiling coolant.
— Seat Belt Reminder Light
When the ignition switch is first turned to the ON/RUN position, 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 or front
passenger seat belt remains unbuckled, the Seat Belt Indicator Light will flash or remain
on continuously. Refer to “Seat Belt Systems” in “Getting Started” for further information.
— Brake Warning Light
This light monitors various brake functions, including brake fluid level and parking brake
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.
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
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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.
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 when the brake fluid level in the master
cylinder has dropped below a specified level.
The light will remain on until the cause is corrected.
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.
Vehicles equipped with the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) are also equipped with
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD). In the event of an EBD failure, the Brake
Warning Light will turn on along with the ABS Light. Immediate repair to the ABS system
is required.
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.
The light also will turn on when the parking brake is applied with the ignition switch in the
ON/RUN position.
NOTE:
This light shows only that the parking brake is applied. It does not show the degree of
brake application.
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— Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) is part of an onboard diagnostic system called
OBD II that monitors engine and automatic transmission control systems. The light will
illuminate when the key is in the ON/RUN position before engine start. If the bulb does not
come on when turning the key from OFF to ON/RUN, have the condition checked
promptly.
Certain conditions, poor fuel quality, etc., may illuminate the light 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.
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.
CAUTION!
Prolonged driving with the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) on could cause damage to
the vehicle control system. It also could affect fuel economy and driveability. If the MIL
is flashing, severe catalytic converter damage and power loss will soon occur. Immediate service is required.
— Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light
If this indicator light flashes during acceleration, apply as little throttle as possible. While
driving, ease up on the accelerator. Adapt your speed and driving to the prevailing road
conditions. To improve the vehicle's traction when starting off in deep snow, sand or
gravel, it may be desirable to switch the ESC system off.
Instrument Cluster Indicator Lights
— Turn Signal Indicator
The arrows will flash with the exterior turn signals when the turn signal lever is operated.
A tone will chime, and an instrument cluster display message will appear if either turn
signal is left on for more than 1 mile (1.6 km).
NOTE:
If either indicator flashes at a rapid rate, check for a defective outside light bulb.
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— High Beam Indicator
Indicates that headlights are on high beam.
— Front Fog Light Indicator
This indicator will illuminate when the front fog lights are on.
— Vehicle Security Light
This light will flash rapidly for approximately 15 seconds when the vehicle security alarm
is arming. The light will flash at a slower speed continuously after the alarm is set. The
security light will also come on for about three seconds when the ignition is first turned on.
— Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
The ESC OFF indicator will illuminate when the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is
turned off.
— Cruise Control ON Indicator
This indicator will illuminate when the Cruise Control has been activated to the “Ready”
position.
— Cruise Control SET Indicator
This indicator will illuminate when the cruising speed has been set.
Oil Change Due
Your vehicle is equipped with an engine oil change indicator system. The “Oil Change
Due” message will display for 5 seconds along with a single chime 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.
Resetting The Light After Servicing
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.
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IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
In any of the following situations, you can reduce the potential for overheating by taking
the appropriate action:
• On the highways — slow down.
• In city traffic — while stopped, shift the transmission to NEUTRAL, but do not increase
engine idle speed.
NOTE:
There are steps that you can take to slow down an impending overheat condition:
• If your air conditioner (A/C) is on, turn it off. The A/C system adds heat to the engine
cooling system and turning the A/C off can help remove this heat.
• You can also turn the temperature control to maximum heat, the mode control to floor
and the blower control to high. This allows the heater core to act as a supplement to the
radiator and aids in removing heat from the engine cooling system.
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.
CAUTION!
Driving with a hot cooling system could damage your vehicle. If the temperature gauge
reads HOT (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
HOT (H), and you hear continuous chimes, turn the engine off immediately, and call for
service.
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JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
Jack Location — If Equipped
The jack and jack-handle are stowed underneath a cover in the rear storage bin in the
cargo area.
Jack/Tools Location
1 — Tire Changing Tools
2 — Spare Tire Drive Nut (Beneath Jack)
3 — Jack
Spare Tire Location
The spare tire is stowed underneath the rear of the vehicle and is held in place by means
of a cable winch mechanism.
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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.
2. Turn on the Hazard Warning flashers.
3. Set the parking brake.
4. Place the gear selector in PARK.
5. Turn OFF the ignition.
6. Block both the front and rear of the wheel diagonally opposite of the jacking position.
For example, if changing the right front tire, block the left rear wheel.
NOTE:
Passengers should not remain in the vehicle
when the vehicle is being jacked.
Wheel Blocked
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Spare Tire Removal
NOTE:
On seven-passenger models, fold the third-row passenger seats flat. This will provide more
space when accessing the jacking tools and when operating the winch mechanism.
1. Remove the jack-handle components 1, 2 and 3 from storage and assemble them.
NOTE:
Assemble components 2 and 3 by seating the
small ball at the end of component 2 in the
small hole at the end of component 3. This will
lock these components together. Assemble
components 1 and 2 so that the wheel nut
socket at the end of component 1 faces upward when seated on component 2. This will
make it easier to rotate the assembly when
operating the winch mechanism.
2. Fit the assembled jack-handle over the
winch drive nut located in the jack storage area. Rotate the jack-handle assembly counterclockwise until the spare tire
is on the ground with enough cable slack
to allow you to pull the spare tire out
from underneath the vehicle.
3. Pull the spare tire out from underneath
the vehicle and raise it upright so the
tire's tread is on the ground.
Jack-Handle/Components Assembled
1 — Jack Handle
2 — Component 2
3 — Component 3
4. Tilt the retainer at the end of the winch cable and remove it from the center of the
wheel.
Spare Tire Stowage
NOTE:
Refer to “Spare Tire Removal” for information on assembling the winch tools.
1. Place the spare tire near to the winch cable. Hold the spare upright so that the tire's
tread is on the ground and the valve stem is at the top of the wheel facing away from
the rear of the vehicle.
2. Tilt the retainer at the end of the winch cable and drop it through the center of the
wheel. Then place the spare tire with the cable and retainer underneath the vehicle.
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3. Fit the assembled jack-handle over the winch drive nut. Rotate the jack-handle
assembly clockwise to raise the spare tire into the storage area. Continue to rotate the
jack-handle assembly until you hear the winch mechanism click three times. It cannot
be over tightened. Push against the tire several times to be sure it is held securely in
place.
Jacking Instructions
Warning Label
Jack Lifting Locations
1. Remove the spare tire, jack, and jack-handle from stowage.
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2. Loosen, but do not remove, the wheel nuts on the wheel with the flat tire. Turn the
wheel nuts counterclockwise one turn while the wheel is still on the ground.
3. 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.
4. Raise the vehicle by turning the jack screw
clockwise with the jack handle. Raise the
vehicle until the tire just clears the road
surface and enough clearance is obtained
to install the spare tire. Minimum tire lift
provides maximum stability.
5. Remove the wheel nuts. For vehicles so
equipped, remove the wheel cover from
the wheel by hand. Do not pry the wheel
cover off. Then pull the wheel off the
hub.
6. Install the spare tire.
Front Jacking Location
Rear Jacking Location
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NOTE:
For vehicles so equipped, do not attempt to install a center cap or wheel cover on the
compact spare.
7. Install the wheel nuts with the coneshaped end of the nut toward the wheel.
Lightly tighten the wheel nuts.
8. Lower the vehicle by turning the jack
screw counterclockwise with the jack
handle.
9. 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
100 ft.lbs. (135 N·m). If in doubt about
the correct tightness, have them
checked with a torque wrench by your
authorized dealer or service station.
Installing Compact Spare
10. Lower the jack to its fully closed position.
11. Place the deflated (flat) tire in the cargo area. Do not stow the deflated tire in the
spare tire stowage location. Have the deflated (flat) tire repaired or replaced as soon
as possible.
12. To stow the winch cable and retainer, fit the assembled jack-handle over the winch
drive nut. Rotate the jack-handle assembly clockwise until you hear the winch
mechanism click three times. It cannot be over tightened.
13. Stow the jack-handle and jack.
14. Check the tire pressure as soon as possible. Adjust the tire pressure as required.
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Road Tire Installation
Vehicles Equipped With Wheel Covers
1. Mount the road tire on the axle.
2. To ease the installation process for steel wheels with wheel covers, install two lug nuts
on the mounting studs which are on each side of the valve stem. Install the lug nuts
with the cone shaped end of the nut toward the wheel. Lightly tighten the lug nuts.
3. Align the valve notch in the wheel cover
with the valve stem on the wheel. Install
the cover by hand, snapping the cover
over the two lug nuts. Do not use a
hammer or excessive force to install the
cover.
4. Install the remaining lug nuts with the
cone shaped end of the nut toward the
wheel. Lightly tighten the lug nuts.
5. Lower the vehicle to the ground by turning the jack handle counterclockwise.
Wheel Cover Installation
6. Finish tightening the lug nuts. Push 1 — Valve Stem
down on the wrench while at the end of 2 — Valve Notch
the handle for increased leverage. 3 — Wheel Lug Nut
Tighten the lug nuts in a star pattern 4 — Wheel Cover
5 — Mounting Stud
until each nut has been tightened twice.
The correct tightness of each lug nut is
100 ft.lbs. (135 N·m). If in doubt about
the correct tightness, have them checked with a torque wrench by your authorized
dealer or service station.
7. 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.
Vehicles Without Wheel Covers
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.
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 each lug nut is 100 ft.lbs. (135 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.
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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 an authorized
service center where it can be raised on a lift.
• Never start or run the engine while the vehicle is on a jack.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• To assure that spare tires, flat or inflated, are securely stowed, spares must be stowed
with the valve stem facing the ground.
• 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.
• To avoid possible personal injury, handle the wheel covers with care to avoid contact
with any sharp edges.
• To avoid the risk of forcing the vehicle off the jack, do not tighten the wheel nuts fully
until the vehicle has been lowered. Failure to follow this warning may result in
personal injury.
• 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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CAUTION!
• The winch mechanism is designed for use with the jack-handle only. Use of an air
wrench or other power tools is not recommended and they can damage the winch.
• Do not attempt to raise the vehicle by jacking on locations other than those indicated
in the Jacking Instructions for this vehicle.
• 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.
JUMP-STARTING
If your vehicle has a discharged battery, it
can be jump-started using a set of jumper
cables and a battery in another vehicle or by
using a portable battery booster pack.
Jump-starting can be dangerous if done
improperly so please follow the procedures
in this section carefully.
NOTE:
When using a portable battery booster pack,
follow the manufacturer's operating instructions and precautions.
Preparations For Jump-Start
The battery in your vehicle is located between the left front headlight assembly and
the left front wheel splash shield. To allow
jump-starting there are remote battery
posts located on the left side of the engine
compartment.
Remote Battery Post Locations
1 — Remote Positive (+) Battery Post
2 — Remote Negative (-) Battery Post
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.
3. Remove the protective cover over the remote positive (+) battery post. To remove the
cover, push the locking tab and pull upward on the cover.
4. 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.
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Jump-Starting Procedure
1. Connect the positive (+) end of the jumper cable to the remote positive (+) post of the
vehicle with discharged battery.
2. Connect the opposite end of the positive (+) jumper cable to the positive (+) post of the
booster battery.
3. Connect the negative (-) end of the jumper cable to the negative (-) post of the booster
battery.
4. Connect the opposite end of the negative (-) jumper cable to the remote negative (-)
post of the vehicle with the discharged battery.
5. Start the engine in the vehicle that has the booster battery, let the engine idle a few
minutes, and then start the engine in the vehicle with the discharged battery.
Once the engine is started, remove the jumper cables in the reverse sequence:
1. Disconnect the negative (-) end of the jumper cable from the remote negative (-) post
of the vehicle with the discharged battery.
2. Disconnect the opposite end of the negative (-) jumper cable from the negative (-) post
of the booster battery.
3. Disconnect the positive (+) end of the jumper cable from the positive (+) post of the
booster battery.
4. Disconnect the opposite end of the positive (+) jumper cable from the remote
positive (+) post of the discharged vehicle.
5. Reinstall the protective cover over the remote positive (+) post of the vehicle with the
discharged battery.
6. Reinstall the protective plug over the remote negative (-) post of the vehicle with the
discharged battery.
NOTE:
If frequent jump-starting is required to start your vehicle, you should have the battery and
charging system inspected at your authorized dealer.
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WARNING!
• When temperatures are below the freezing point, electrolyte in a discharged battery
may freeze. Do not attempt jump-starting because the battery could rupture or
explode and cause personal injury. Battery temperature must be brought above the
freezing point before attempting a jump-start.
• 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 severely 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.
• Do not allow vehicles to touch each other as this could establish a ground connection
and personal injury could result.
• Failure to follow this procedure could result in personal injury or property damage
due to battery explosion.
• 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.
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.
• Failure to follow these procedures could result in damage to the charging system of
the booster vehicle or the discharged vehicle.
• Accessories that can be plugged into the vehicle power outlets draw power from the
vehicle’s battery, even when not in use (e.g., cellular phones, etc.). Eventually, if
plugged in long enough, the vehicle’s battery discharges sufficiently to degrade
battery life and/or prevent the engine from starting.
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GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
If a malfunction occurs and the gear selector cannot be moved out of the PARK position,
you can use the following procedure to temporarily move the gear selector:
1. To access the gear selector override, remove the cubby bin liner located in the center
console behind the gear selector. The override access port is at the front of the cubby
bin.
2. Firmly apply the parking brake.
3. Push and maintain firm pressure on the brake pedal.
4. Insert a screwdriver or similar tool through the access port and push and hold the
override release lever forward.
5. Move the gear selector into the NEUTRAL position.
6. The vehicle may then be started in NEUTRAL.
7. Reinstall the override cover.
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
Towing Condition
Wheel OFF The
Ground
Flat Tow
NONE
Wheel Lift Or Dolly
Tow
Rear
Flatbed
Front
ALL
FWD MODELS
IF transmission is
operable:
• Transmission in
NEUTRAL
• 25 mph
(40 km/h)
max speed
• 15 miles
(24 km)
max distance
OK
BEST METHOD
AWD MODELS
NOT ALLOWED
NOT ALLOWED
NOT ALLOWED
OK
If the key fob is unavailable, or the vehicle's battery is discharged, refer to “Gear Selector
Override” in this section for instructions on shifting the transmission out of PARK for
towing.
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FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
If your vehicle becomes stuck in mud, sand or snow, it can often be moved using 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 while gently pressing the
accelerator. Use the least amount of accelerator pedal pressure that will maintain the
rocking motion, without spinning the wheels or racing the engine.
NOTE:
Push the "ESC Off" switch, to place the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system in
"Partial Off" mode before rocking the vehicle. Once the vehicle has been freed, push the
"ESC Off" switch again to restore "ESC On" mode.
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) when you are stuck. Do not let anyone
near a spinning wheel, no matter what the speed.
CAUTION!
• When “rocking” a stuck vehicle by shifting between REVERSE and DRIVE, 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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ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
This vehicle is equipped with an Enhanced Accident Response System.
Please refer to “Occupant Restraint Systems” in “Getting Started” for further information
on the Enhanced Accident Response System (EARS) function.
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.
Please refer to “Occupant Restraint Systems” in “Getting Started” for further information
on the Event Data Recorder (EDR).
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OPENING THE HOOD
1. Pull the hood release lever located under the left side of the instrument panel.
2. Raise the hood and locate the safety
latch, in the middle of the hood opening.
3. Move the safety latch while lifting the
hood at the same time.
4. Insert the support rod into the slot on the
hood.
5. To close the hood, remove the support
rod and place it in the retaining clip,
then lower the hood slowly.
Hood Release Lever Location
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.
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ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
1. Engine Coolant Reservoir Cap
2. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir
3. Engine Oil Dipstick
4. Engine Coolant Pressure Cap
5. Engine Oil Fill
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6. Transmission Dipstick (4 speed only)
7. Brake Fluid Reservoir
8. Remote Jump Start Positive Terminal
9. Power Distribution Center (Fuses)
10. Air Cleaner Filter
11. Washer Fluid Reservoir
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ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
1. Engine Coolant Pressure Cap
2. Power Steering Reservoir
3. Engine Oil Filter Access
4. Engine Oil Fill
5. Engine Oil Dipstick
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6. Brake Fluid Reservoir
7. Remote Jump Start Positive Terminal
8. Power Distribution Center (Fuses)
9. Air Cleaner Filter
10. Washer Fluid Reservoir
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FLUID CAPACITIES
U.S.
Fuel (Approximate)
Front Wheel Drive (FWD) Models
20.5 Gallons
All-Wheel Drive Models
21 Gallons
Engine Oil With Filter
2.4L Engine (SAE 5W-20, API Certified)
4.5 Quarts
3.6L Engine (SAE 5W-20, API Certified)
6 Quarts
Cooling System*
2.4L Engine and Single or Dual-Zone Climate Control
System (Mopar Antifreeze/Engine Coolant 10 Year/
8 Quarts
150,000 Mile Formula)
2.4L Engine and Three-Zone Climate Control System
(Mopar Antifreeze/Engine Coolant 10 Year/
10 Quarts
150,000 Mile Formula)
3.6L Engine and Single or Dual-Zone Climate Control
System (Mopar Antifreeze/Engine Coolant 10 Year/
13.1 Quarts
150,000 Mile Formula)
3.6L Engine and Three-Zone Climate Control System
(Mopar Antifreeze/Engine Coolant 10 Year/
14.5 Quarts
150,000 Mile Formula)
* Includes heater and coolant recovery bottle filled to MAX level.
Metric
77.6 Liters
79.8 Liters
4.26 Liters
5.6 Liters
7.5 Liters
9.5 Liters
12.4 Liters
13.7 Liters
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
Engine
Component
Engine Coolant
Engine Oil
Engine Oil Filter
Spark Plugs
Fuel Selection
Fuel Selection – 3.6L Flex Fuel (E-85) Engine – If Equipped
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Fluid, Lubricant, or Genuine Part
We recommend you use Mopar Antifreeze/
Coolant 10 Year/150,000 Mile Formula OAT
(Organic Additive Technology).
We recommend you use API Certified SAE
5W-20 Engine Oil, meeting the requirements of FCA Material Standard MS6395 such as Mopar, Pennzoil, and Shell
Helix. Refer to your engine oil filler cap for
correct SAE grade.
We recommend you use Mopar Engine Oil
Filter.
We recommend you use Mopar Spark Plugs.
87 Octane, 0-15% Ethanol.
87 Octane, Up To 85% Ethanol.
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CAUTION!
• Mixing of engine coolant (antifreeze) other than specified Organic Additive Technology (OAT) engine coolant (antifreeze), may result in engine damage and may
decrease corrosion protection. Organic Additive Technology (OAT) engine coolant is
different and should not be mixed with Hybrid Organic Additive Technology (HOAT)
engine coolant (antifreeze) or any “globally compatible” coolant (antifreeze). If a
non-OAT engine coolant (antifreeze) is introduced into the cooling system in an
emergency, the cooling system will need to be drained, flushed, and refilled with
fresh OAT coolant (conforming to MS.90032), by an authorized dealer 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 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.
Chassis
Component
Automatic Transmission
Power Transfer Unit (PTU)
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA)
Brake Master Cylinder
Power Steering Reservoir
Fluid, Lubricant, or Genuine Part
Use only ATF+4 Automatic Transmission
Fluid.
Failure to use ATF+4 fluid may affect the
function or performance of your transmission.
We recommend Mopar ATF+4 fluid.
We recommend you use Mopar Gear
Lubricant 75W-90.
We recommend you use Mopar Gear
Lubricant 75W-90.
We recommend you use Mopar DOT 3, SAE
J1703. If DOT 3 brake fluid is not available,
then DOT 4 is acceptable.
We recommend you use Mopar Power Steering Fluid + 4, or Mopar ATF+4 Automatic
Transmission Fluid.
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ADDING FUEL
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
The gas cap is located behind the fuel filler door on the left side of the vehicle. If the gas
cap is lost or damaged, be sure the replacement cap has been designed for use with this
vehicle.
NOTE:
When removing the fuel filler cap, lay the cap tether in the hook, located on the fuel filler
door reinforcement.
WARNING!
• Never have any smoking materials lit in or near the vehicle when the gas cap is
removed or the tank is being filled.
• Never add fuel to the vehicle when the engine is running.
• 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.
• Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or death.
CAUTION!
• Damage to the fuel system or emissions control system could result from using an
improper fuel tank filler tube cap.
• A poorly fitting fuel filler cap could let impurities into the fuel system.
• A poorly fitting fuel filler cap may cause the “Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)” to
turn on.
• To avoid fuel spillage and overfilling, do not “top off” the fuel tank after filling. When
the fuel nozzle “clicks” or shuts off, the fuel tank is full.
NOTE:
• When the fuel nozzle “clicks” or shuts off, the fuel tank is full.
• Tighten the gas cap until you hear a “clicking” sound. This is an indication that the gas
cap is tightened properly. The MIL in the instrument cluster may turn on if the gas cap
is not secured properly. Make sure that the gas cap is tightened each time the vehicle
is refueled.
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Materials Added To Fuel
Designated TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline contains a higher level of
detergents to further aide in minimizing engine and fuel system
deposits. When available, the usage of Top Tier Detergent gasoline is
recommended. Visit www.toptiergas.com for a list of TOP TIER
Detergent Gasoline Retailers.
Indiscriminate use of fuel system cleaning agents should be avoided. Many of these
materials intended for gum and varnish removal may contain active solvents or similar
ingredients. These can harm fuel system gasket and diaphragm materials.
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.6L ENGINE ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
E-85 General Information
The information in this section is unique 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 and a yellow fuel cap. Refer to the Owner’s Manual for further information.
CAUTION!
Only vehicles with the E-85 fuel filler door label or a yellow gas cap can operate on
E-85.
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
For information on the maintenance procedures for your vehicle, please refer to “Maintenance Procedures” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” in your Owner’s Manual or an
applicable supplement at www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
Your vehicle is equipped with an automatic oil change indicator system. The oil change
indicator system will remind you that it is time to take your vehicle in for scheduled
maintenance.
Based on engine operation conditions, the oil change indicator message will illuminate.
This means that service is required for your vehicle. Operating conditions such as frequent
short-trips, trailer tow, extremely hot or cold ambient temperatures, and E-85 fuel usage
will influence when the “Change Oil” or “Oil Change Required” message is displayed.
Severe Operating Conditions can cause the change oil message to illuminate as early as
3,500 miles (5,600 km) since last reset. Have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible,
within the next 500 miles (805 km).
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Your authorized dealer will reset the oil change indicator message after completing the
scheduled oil change. If a scheduled oil change is performed by someone other than your
authorized dealer, the message can be reset by referring to the steps described under
“Instrument Cluster Warning Lights” in “What To Do In Emergencies” in this guide or
“Instrument Cluster Display” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” in your Owner’s
Manual on www.dodge.com/en/owners/manuals for further information.
NOTE:
Under no circumstances should oil change intervals exceed 10,000 miles (16,000 km),
twelve months or 350 hours of engine run time, whichever comes first. The 350 hours of
engine run or idle time is generally only a concern for fleet customers.
Severe Duty All Models
Change Engine Oil at 4,000 miles (6,500 km) if the vehicle is operated in a dusty and off
road environment or is operated predominately at idle or only very low engine RPM’s. This
type of vehicle use is considered Severe Duty.
Once A Month Or Before A Long Trip:
• Check engine oil level.
• Check windshield washer fluid level.
• Check tire pressure and look for unusual wear or damage. Rotate tires at the first sign
of irregular wear, even if it occurs before the oil indicator system turns on.
• Check the fluid levels of the coolant reservoir, brake master cylinder, power steering,
and transmission (4-speed only) and fill as needed.
• Check function of all interior and exterior lights.
Maintenance Chart
Required Maintenance Intervals.
Refer to the Maintenance Schedules on the following page for the required maintenance
intervals.
At Every Oil Change Interval As Indicated By Oil Change Indicator System:
• Change oil and filter.
• Rotate the tires. Rotate at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before the oil
indicator system turns on.
• Inspect battery and clean and tighten terminals as required.
• Inspect automatic transmission fluid if equipped with dipstick.
• Inspect brake pads, shoes, rotors, drums, hoses and park brake.
• Inspect engine cooling system protection and hoses.
• Inspect exhaust system.
• Inspect engine air cleaner if using in dusty or off-road conditions.
Refer to the Maintenance Schedules on the following pages for the required maintenance
intervals.
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30,000
X
X
X
X
X
X
Change the automatic transmission fluid
and filter if using your vehicle for any of
the following: police, taxi, fleet, or frequent
trailer towing.
X
X
X
X
X
Change the automatic transmission fluid
and filter.
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Flush and replace the engine coolant at
10 years or 150,000 miles (240,000 km)
whichever comes first.
X
50,000
X
X
X
X
60,000
X
70,000
Replace spark plugs (3.6L Engine). **
Replace spark plugs (2.4L Engine). **
Replace air conditioning filter.
Replace engine air filter.
X
X
Inspect the brake linings, parking brake
function.
Additional Maintenance
X
Inspect front suspension, tie rod ends, and
replace if necessary.
80,000
X
X
X
X
20,000
32,000
Inspect the CV joints.
40,000
X
48,000
X
X
X
X
64,000
X
80,000
Or Kilometers:
90,000
X
96,000
X
7
112,000
X
8
128,000
Additional Inspections
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
144,000
6
100,000
160,000
5
110,000
176,000
4
120,000
192,000
3
130,000
208,000
2
140,000
224,000
Or Years:
150,000
240,000
Mileage or time passed (whichever comes
first)
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20,000
32,000
Or Kilometers:
X
• 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.
WARNING!
** The spark plug change interval is mileage based only, yearly intervals do not apply.
Inspect and replace PCV valve if necessary.
X
48,000
X
64,000
X
80,000
X
96,000
Replace power transfer unit (PTU) fluid.
112,000
Replace rear drive assembly (RDA) fluid.
15
14
13
30,000
12
40,000
11
50,000
10
60,000
9
70,000
8
80,000
128,000
7
90,000
144,000
6
100,000
160,000
5
110,000
176,000
4
120,000
192,000
3
130,000
208,000
2
140,000
224,000
Or Years:
150,000
240,000
Mileage or time passed (whichever comes
first)
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20,000 Miles
(32,000 km) or
2 Years
30,000 Miles
(48,000 km) or
3 Years
40,000 Miles
(64,000 km) or
4 Years
50,000 Miles
(80,000 km) or
5 Years
60,000 Miles
(96,000 km) or
6 Years
70,000 Miles
(112,000 km) or
7 Years
80,000 Miles
(128,000 km) or
8 Years
Odometer
MAINTENANCE RECORD
Date
Signature, Authorized
Service Center
90,000 Miles
(144,000 km) or
9 Years
100,000 Miles
(160,000 km) or
10 Years
110,000 Miles
(176,000 km) or
11 Years
120,000 Miles
(192,000 km) or
12 Years
130,000 Miles
(208,000 km) or
13 Years
140,000 Miles
(224,000 km) or
14 Years
150,000 Miles
(240,000 km) or
15 Years
Odometer
Date
Signature, Authorized
Service Center
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FUSES
WARNING!
• When replacing a blown fuse, always use an appropriate replacement fuse with the
same amp rating as the original fuse. Never replace a fuse with another fuse of higher
amp rating. Never replace a blown fuse with metal wires or any other material. Failure
to use proper fuses may result in serious personal injury, fire and/or property damage.
• Before replacing a fuse, make sure that the ignition is off and that all the other
services are switched off and/or disengaged.
• If the replaced fuse blows again, contact an authorized dealer.
• If a general protection fuse for safety systems (air bag system, braking system),
power unit systems (engine system, gearbox system) or steering system blows,
contact an authorized dealer.
Interior Fuses
The interior fuse panel is located on the passenger side under the instrument panel.
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Cavity
F100
F101
Cartridge Fuse
30 Amp Pink
–
Mini-Fuse
–
10 Amp Red
F102
–
20 Amp Yellow
F103
–
20 Amp Yellow
F105
F106
F107
F108
F109
F110
F112
F114
F115
F116
F117
F118
F119
F120
F121
F122
F123
F124
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
30 Amp Pink
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
20 Amp Yellow
20 Amp Yellow
10 Amp Red
15 Amp Blue
10 Amp Red
10 Amp Red
10 Amp Red
20 Amp Yellow
20 Amp Yellow
–
10 Amp Red
10 Amp Red
10 Amp Red
10 Amp Red
15 Amp Blue
25 Amp Clear
25 Amp Clear
10 Amp Red
Description
110V AC Inverter – If Equipped
Interior Lights
Cigar Lighter in Instrument Panel/
Left Rear Power Outlet
Power Outlet in Console Bin/Power
Outlet in Rear of Console
Heated Seats – If Equipped
Rear Power Outlet
Rear Camera – If Equipped
Instrument Panel
Climate Control/HVAC
Occupant Restraint Controller
Spare
Rear HVAC Blower/Motor
Rear Wiper Motor
Rear Defroster (EBL)
Heated Mirrors
Occupant Restraint Controller
Steering Column Control Module
All Wheel Drive – If Equipped
Wireless Ignition Node
Driver Door Module
Passenger Door Module
Mirrors
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Cavity
F125
F126
F127
F128
F129
F130
Cartridge Fuse
–
–
–
–
–
–
Mini-Fuse
10 Amp Red
25 Amp Clear
20 Amp Yellow
15 Amp Blue
15 Amp Blue
15 Amp Blue
F131
–
10 Amp Red
F132
F133
–
–
10 Amp Red
10 Amp Red
Description
Steering Column Control Module
Audio Amplifier
Trailer Tow – If Equipped
Radio
Video/DVD – If Equipped
Climate Control/Instrument Panel
Passenger Assistance/Hands Free
System – If Equipped
Tire Pressure Module
Spare
Underhood Fuses (Power Distribution Center)
The power distribution center is located in the engine compartment.
Cavity
Cartridge Fuse
Mini-Fuse
F101
60 Amp Yellow
–
F102
60 Amp Yellow
–
F103
60 Amp Yellow
–
F105
60 Amp Yellow
–
F106
60 Amp Yellow
–
F139
F140
F141
F142
F143
F144
F145
F146
F147
F148
F149
F150
40 Amp Green
30 Amp Pink
40 Amp Green
40 Amp Green
40 Amp Green
40 Amp Green
30 Amp Pink
30 Amp Pink
30 Amp Pink
40 Amp Green
30 Amp Pink
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
25 Amp Clear
F151
30 Amp Pink
–
F152
F153
–
–
25 Amp Clear
20 Amp Yellow
Description
Interior Power Distribution Center
Rail
Interior Power Distribution Center
Rail
Interior Power Distribution Center
Rail
Interior Power Distribution Center
Rail Ignition Run Relay
Interior Power Distribution Center
Rail Run/Accessory Relays
Climate Control System Blower
Power Locks
Anti-Lock Brake System
Glow Plugs – If Equipped
Exterior Lights 1
Exterior Lights 2
To Body Computer – Lamp
Spare
Spare
Radiator Fan Motor
Starter Solenoid
Powertrain Control Modules
Headlamp Washer Motor – If
Equipped
Diesel Fuel Heater – If Equipped
Fuel Pump
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Cavity
Cartridge Fuse
Mini-Fuse
F156
–
10 Amp Red
F157
–
10 Amp Red
F158
F159
F160
F161
10 Amp Red
10 Amp Red
20 Amp Yellow
20 Amp Yellow
F163
F164
F165
F166
F167
F168
–
–
–
–
40 Amp Red/
20 Amp Lt.
Blue
50 Amp Red
–
–
–
–
–
F169
40 Amp Green
–
F170
–
15 Amp Blue
F172
F173
F174
F175
F176
–
–
–
–
–
20 Amp Yellow
25 Amp Clear
20 Amp Yellow
30 Amp Green
10 Amp Red
F177
–
20 Amp Yellow
F178
F179
–
–
25 Amp Clear
10 Amp Red
F181
100 Amp Blue
–
F182
F184
50 Amp Red
30 Amp Pink
–
–
F162
156
–
–
25 Amp Clear
20 Amp Yellow
20 Amp Yellow
30 Amp Green
10 Amp Red
Description
Brake/Electronic Stability Control
Module
Power Transfer Unit Module – If
Equipped
Active Hood Module – If Equipped
Spare
Interior Lights
Horn
Cabin Heater #1/Vacuum Pump –
If Equipped
Cabin Heater #2 – If Equipped
Powertrain Auto Shutdown
Powertrain Shutdown
Spare
Powertrain Shutdown
Air Conditioner Clutch
Emissions – Partial Zero Emissions
Vehicle Motor
Emissions – Partial Zero Emissions
Vehicle Actuators
Spare
Anti Lock Brake Valves
Siren – If Equipped
Spare
Powertrain Control Modules
All Wheel Drive Module – If
Equipped
Sunroof – If Equipped
Battery Sensor
Electrohydraulic Steering (EHPS)
– If Equipped
Cabin Heater #3 – If Equipped
Front Wiper Motor
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TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
Tire Markings
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.
• 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.
• 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.
1 — U.S. DOT
Safety Standards
Code (TIN)
2 — Size Designation
3 — Service
Description
4 — Maximum
Load
5 — Maximum
Pressure
6 — Treadwear,
Traction and Temperature Grades
• Temporary spare tires are designed for temporary emergency use only. Temporary high
pressure compact spare tires have the letter “T” or “S” molded into the sidewall
preceding the size designation. Example: T145/80D18 103M.
• High flotation tire sizing is based on U.S. design standards and it begins with the tire
diameter molded into the sidewall. Example: 31x10.5 R15 LT.
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Tire Sizing Chart
EXAMPLE:
Example Size Designation: P215/65R15XL 95H, 215/65R15 96H, LT235/85R16C,
T145/80D18 103M, 31x10.5 R15 LT
P = Passenger car tire size based on U.S. design standards, or
"....blank...." = Passenger car tire based on European design standards, or
LT = Light truck tire based on U.S. design standards, or
T or S = Temporary spare tire or
31 = Overall diameter in inches (in)
215, 235, 145 = Section width in millimeters (mm)
65, 85, 80 = Aspect ratio in percent (%)
– Ratio of section height to section width of tire, or
10.5 = Section width in inches (in)
R = Construction code
– "R" means radial construction, or
– "D" means diagonal or bias construction
15, 16, 18 = Rim diameter in inches (in)
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:
Absence of the following load identification symbols on the sidewall of the tire indicates a
Standard Load (SL) tire:
• XL = Extra load (or reinforced) tire, or
• LL = Light load tire or
• C, D, E, F, G = 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
Tire Terminology And Definitions
Term
B-Pillar
Cold Tire Inflation Pressure
Maximum Inflation Pressure
Recommended Cold Tire Inflation
Pressure
Tire Placard
Definition
The vehicle B-Pillar is the structural member of the
body located behind the front door.
Cold tire inflation pressure 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
sitting for a minimum of three hours. 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 maximum inflation pressure is molded into the
sidewall.
Vehicle manufacturer's recommended cold tire inflation pressure as shown on the tire placard.
A label permanently attached to the vehicle describing the vehicle’s loading capacity, the original equipment tire sizes and the recommended cold tire inflation pressures.
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Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
NOTE:
The proper cold tire inflation pressure is listed on the driver’s side B-Pillar or the rear edge
of the driver's side door.
Check the inflation pressure of each tire, including the spare tire (if equipped), at least
monthly and inflate to the recommended pressure for your vehicle.
NOTE:
Refer to the Owner's Manual, or the Tire Information Supplement, located in your Owner’s
Information kit for more information regarding
tire warnings and instructions.
Example Tire Placard Location (Door)
Example Tire Placard Location (B-Pillar)
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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.
• Improperly inflated tires are dangerous and can cause collisions. Under-inflation
increases tire flexing and can result in over-heating and tire failure. Over-inflation
reduces a tire’s ability to cushion shock. Objects on the road and chuck holes can
cause damage that results 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.
Always drive with each tire inflated to the recommended cold tire inflation pressure.
Tire And Loading Information Placard
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.
Tire And Loading Information Placard
Loading
The vehicle maximum load on the tire must not exceed the load carrying capacity of the
tire on your vehicle. You will not exceed the tire's load carrying capacity if you adhere to the
loading conditions, tire size, and cold tire inflation pressures specified on the Tire and
Loading Information placard in “Vehicle Loading” in the “Starting And Operating” section
of the Owner’s Manual, or the Tire Information Supplement, located in your Owner’s
Information kit.
NOTE:
Under a maximum loaded vehicle condition, gross axle weight ratings (GAWRs) for the
front and rear axles must not be exceeded. Refer to “Vehicle Loading” in “Starting And
Operating” in the Owner’s Manual, or the Tire Information Supplement, located in your
Owner’s Information kit for further information on GAWRs, vehicle loading, and trailer
towing.
To determine the maximum loading conditions of your vehicle, locate the statement “The
combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs” on the
Tire and Loading Information placard. The combined weight of occupants, cargo/luggage
and trailer tongue weight (if applicable) should never exceed the weight referenced here.
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Steps For Determining Correct Load Limit—
(1) Locate the statement “The combined weight of occupants and cargo
should never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs.” on your vehicle's placard.
(2) Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers that will be
riding in your vehicle.
(3) Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX kg
or XXX lbs.
(4) The resulting figure equals the available amount of cargo and luggage
load capacity. For example, if “XXX” amount equals 1400 lbs. and there will
be five 150 lb passengers in your vehicle, the amount of available cargo and
luggage load capacity is 650 lbs. (1400-750 (5x150) = 650 lbs.)
(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.
Metric Example For Load Limit
For example, if “XXX” amount equals 635 kg, and there will be five 68 kg passengers in
your vehicle, the amount of available cargo and luggage load capacity is 295 kg (635-340
(5x68) = 295 kg) as shown in step 4.
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NOTE:
• If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, load from your trailer will be transferred to your
vehicle. The following table shows examples on how to calculate total load, cargo/
luggage, and towing capacities of your vehicle with varying seating configurations and
number and size of occupants. This table is for illustration purposes only and may not
be accurate for the seating and load carry capacity of your vehicle.
• For the following example, the combined weight of occupants and cargo should never
exceed 865 lbs (392 kg).
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.
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TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
Tire Pressure
Proper tire inflation pressure is essential to the safe and satisfactory operation of your
vehicle. Four primary areas are affected by improper tire pressure:
• Safety and Vehicle Stability
• Economy
• Tread Wear
• Ride Comfort
Safety
WARNING!
• Improperly inflated tires are dangerous and can cause collisions.
• Underinflation increases tire flexing and can result in overheating and tire failure.
• Overinflation reduces a tire's ability to cushion shock. Objects on the road and
chuckholes can cause damage that result in tire failure.
• Overinflated or underinflated tires can affect vehicle handling and can fail suddenly,
resulting in loss of vehicle control.
• Unequal tire pressures can cause steering problems. You could lose control of your
vehicle.
• 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.
Both under-inflation and over-inflation affect the stability of the vehicle and can produce
a feeling of sluggish response or over responsiveness in the steering.
NOTE:
• Unequal tire pressures from side to side may cause erratic and unpredictable steering
response.
• Unequal tire pressure from side to side may cause the vehicle to drift left or right.
Fuel Economy
Underinflated tires will increase tire rolling resistance resulting in higher fuel consumption.
Tread Wear
Improper cold tire inflation pressures can cause abnormal wear patterns and reduced
tread life, resulting in the need for earlier tire replacement.
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Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
Proper tire inflation contributes to a comfortable ride. Over-inflation produces a jarring
and uncomfortable ride.
Tire Inflation Pressures
The proper cold tire inflation pressure is listed on the driver's side B-Pillar or rear edge of
the driver's side door.
At least once a month:
• Check and adjust tire pressure with a good quality pocket-type pressure gauge. Do not
make a visual judgement when determining proper inflation. Tires may look properly
inflated even when they are under-inflated.
• Inspect tires for signs of tire wear or visible damage.
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.
Inflation pressures specified on the placard are always “cold tire inflation pressure”. Cold
tire inflation pressure 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 sitting for a minimum of
three hours. The cold tire inflation pressure must not exceed the maximum inflation
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.
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), which equals
1 psi (7 kPa) for every 12°F (7°C) for this outside temperature condition.
Tire pressure may increase from 2 to 6 psi (13 to 40 kPa) during operation. DO NOT
reduce this normal pressure build up or your tire pressure will be too low.
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Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
The manufacturer advocates driving at safe speeds and within posted speed limits. Where
speed limits or conditions are such that the vehicle can be driven at high speeds,
maintaining correct tire inflation pressure is very important. Increased tire pressure and
reduced vehicle loading may be required for high-speed vehicle operation. Refer to your
authorized tire dealer or original equipment vehicle dealer for recommended safe
operating speeds, loading and cold tire inflation pressures.
WARNING!
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).
Radial Ply Tires
WARNING!
Combining radial ply tires with other types of tires on your vehicle will cause your
vehicle to handle poorly. The instability could cause a collision. Always use radial ply
tires in sets of four. Never combine them with other types of tires.
Tire Repair
If your tire becomes damaged, it may be repaired if it meets the following criteria:
• The tire has not been driven on when flat.
• The damage is only on the tread section of your tire (sidewall damage is not repairable).
• The puncture is no greater than a ¼ of an inch (6 mm).
Consult an authorized tire dealer for tire repairs and additional information.
Damaged Run Flat tires, or Run Flat tires that have experienced a loss of pressure should
be replaced immediately with another Run Flat tire of identical size and service description (Load Index and Speed Symbol).
Tire Types
All Season Tires — If Equipped
All season tires provide traction for all seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter). Traction
levels may vary between different all season tires. All season tires can be identified by the
M+S, M&S, M/S or MS designation on the tire sidewall. Use all season tires only in sets
of four; failure to do so may adversely affect the safety and handling of your vehicle.
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Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
Summer tires provide traction in both wet and dry conditions, and are not intended to be
driven in snow or on ice. If your vehicle is equipped with Summer tires, be aware these
tires are not designed for Winter or cold driving conditions. Install Winter tires on your
vehicle when ambient temperatures are less than 40°F (5°C) or if roads are covered with
ice or snow. For more information, contact an authorized dealer.
Summer tires do not contain the all season designation or mountain/snowflake symbol on
the tire sidewall. Use Summer tires only in sets of four; failure to do so may adversely
affect the safety and handling of your vehicle.
WARNING!
Do not use Summer tires in snow/ice conditions. You could lose vehicle control,
resulting in severe injury or death. Driving too fast for conditions also creates the
possibility of loss of vehicle control.
Snow Tires
Some areas of the country require the use of snow tires during the Winter. Snow tires can
be identified by a “mountain/snowflake” symbol 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 original equipment or an authorized tire dealer for recommended safe operating
speeds, loading and cold tire inflation pressures.
While studded tires improve performance on ice, skid and traction capability on wet or dry
surfaces may be poorer than that of non-studded tires. Some states prohibit studded tires;
therefore, local laws should be checked before using these tire types.
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
Run Flat tires allow you the capability to drive 50 miles (80 km) at 50 mph (80 km/h) after
a rapid loss of inflation pressure. This rapid loss of inflation is referred to as the Run Flat
mode. A Run Flat mode occurs when the tire inflation pressure is of/or below 14 psi
(96 kPa). Once a Run Flat tire reaches the Run Flat mode, it has limited driving
capabilities and needs to be replaced immediately. A Run Flat tire is not repairable.
It is not recommended to drive a vehicle loaded at full capacity, or to tow a trailer while a
tire is in the Run Flat mode.
See the tire pressure monitoring section for more information.
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Spare Tires — If Equipped
NOTE:
For vehicles equipped with Tire Service Kit instead of a spare tire, please refer to the “Tire
Service Kit” section located in your Owner’s Information kit for further information.
CAUTION!
Because of the reduced ground clearance, do not take your vehicle through an
automatic car wash with a compact or limited use temporary spare installed. Damage
to the vehicle may result.
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
Your vehicle may be equipped with a spare tire and wheel equivalent in look and function
to the original equipment tire and wheel found on the front or rear axle of your vehicle. This
spare tire may be used in the tire rotation for your vehicle. If your vehicle has this option,
refer to an authorized tire dealer for the recommended tire rotation pattern.
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
The compact spare is for temporary emergency use only. You can identify if your vehicle
is equipped with a compact spare by looking at the spare tire description on the Tire and
Loading Information Placard located on the driver’s side door opening or on the sidewall
of the tire. Compact spare tire descriptions begin with the letter “T” or “S” preceding the
size designation. Example: T145/80D18 103M.
T, S = Temporary Spare Tire
Since this tire has limited tread life, the original equipment tire should be repaired (or
replaced) and reinstalled on your vehicle at the first opportunity.
Do not install a wheel cover or attempt to mount a conventional tire on the compact spare
wheel, since the wheel is designed specifically for the compact spare tire. Do not install
more than one compact spare tire and wheel on the vehicle at any given time.
WARNING!
Compact and Collapsible 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.
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Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
The collapsible spare is for temporary emergency use only. You can identify if your vehicle
is equipped with a collapsible spare by looking at the spare tire description on the Tire and
Loading Information Placard located on the driver’s side door opening or on the sidewall
of the tire.
Collapsible spare tire description example: 165/80-17 101P.
Since this tire has limited tread life, the original equipment tire should be repaired (or
replaced) and reinstalled on your vehicle at the first opportunity.
Inflate collapsible tire only after the wheel is properly installed to the vehicle. Inflate the
collapsible tire using the electric air pump before lowering the vehicle.
Do not install a wheel cover or attempt to mount a conventional tire on the collapsible
spare wheel, since the wheel is designed specifically for the collapsible spare tire.
WARNING!
Compact and Collapsible 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.
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
The full size spare is for temporary emergency use only. This tire may look like the
originally equipped tire on the front or rear axle of your vehicle, but it is not. This spare tire
may have limited tread life. When the tread is worn to the tread wear indicators, the
temporary use full size spare tire needs to be replaced. Since it is not the same as your
original equipment tire, replace (or repair) the original equipment tire and reinstall on the
vehicle at the first opportunity.
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 your original equipment tire, replace (or repair) the original
equipment tire and reinstall on the vehicle at the first opportunity.
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WARNING!
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 pressures listed on your
Tire and Loading Information Placard located on the driver’s side B-Pillar or the rear
edge of the driver’s side door. 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.
Tire Spinning
When stuck in mud, sand, snow, or ice conditions, do not spin your vehicle's wheels above
30 mph (48 km/h) or for longer than 30 seconds continuously without stopping.
Refer to “Freeing A Stuck Vehicle” in “What To Do In Emergencies” for further
information.
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) for more than 30 seconds continuously
when you are stuck, and do not let anyone near a spinning wheel, no matter what the
speed.
Tread Wear Indicators
Tread wear indicators are in the original equipment tires to help you in determining when
your tires should be replaced.
These indicators are molded into the bottom of the tread grooves. They will appear
as bands when the tread depth becomes a
1/16 of an inch (1.6 mm). When the tread
is worn to the tread wear indicators, the tire
should be replaced. Refer to “Replacement
Tires” in this section for further information.
Tire Tread
1 — Worn Tire
2 — New Tire
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Life Of Tire
The service life of a tire is dependent upon varying factors including, but not limited to:
• Driving style.
• Tire pressure – Improper cold tire inflation pressures can cause uneven wear patterns
to develop across the tire tread. These abnormal wear patterns will reduce tread life,
resulting in the need for earlier tire replacement.
• Distance driven.
• Performance tires, tires with a speed rating of V or higher, and Summer tires typically
have a reduced tread life. Rotation of these tires per the vehicle maintenance schedule
is highly recommended.
WARNING!
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.
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 pressures. 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
Indicator” in this section. Refer to the Tire and Loading Information placard or the Vehicle
Certification Label for the size designation of your tire. The Load Index and Speed Symbol
for your tire will be found on the original equipment tire sidewall.
See the Tire Sizing Chart example found in the “Tire Safety Information” section of this
manual for more information relating to the Load Index and Speed Symbol of a tire.
It is recommended to replace the two front tires or two rear tires as a pair. Replacing just
one tire can seriously affect your vehicle’s handling. If you ever replace a wheel, make sure
that the wheel’s specifications match those of the original wheels.
It is recommended you contact your authorized tire dealer or original equipment dealer
with any questions you may have on tire specifications or capability. Failure to use
equivalent replacement tires may adversely affect the safety, handling, and ride of your
vehicle.
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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.
• 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.
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
All wheels and wheel trim, especially aluminum and chrome plated wheels, should be
cleaned regularly using mild (neutral Ph) soap and water to maintain their luster and to
prevent corrosion. Wash wheels with the same soap solution recommended for the body of
the vehicle.
Your wheels are susceptible to deterioration caused by salt, sodium chloride, magnesium
chloride, calcium chloride, etc., and other road chemicals used to melt ice or control dust
on dirt roads. Use a soft cloth or sponge and mild soap to wipe away promptly. Do not use
harsh chemicals or a stiff brush. They can damage the wheel’s protective coating that
helps keep them from corroding and tarnishing.
NOTE:
Many aftermarket wheel cleaners contain strong acids or strong alkaline additives that can
harm the wheel surface.
CAUTION!
Avoid products or automatic car washes that use acidic solutions or strong alkaline
additives or harsh brushes. These products and automatic car washes may damage the
wheel's protective finish. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited
Warranty. Only car wash soap, Mopar Wheel Cleaner or equivalent is recommended.
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When cleaning extremely dirty wheels including excessive brake dust, care must be taken
in the selection of tire and wheel cleaning chemicals and equipment to prevent damage
to the wheels. Mopar Wheel Treatment, Mopar Chrome Cleaner, or their equivalent is
recommended or select a non-abrasive, non-acidic cleaner for aluminum or chrome
wheels. Do not use any products on Dark Vapor or Black Satin Chrome Wheels. They will
permanently damage this finish and such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle
Limited Warranty.
CAUTION!
Do not use scouring pads, steel wool, a bristle brush, metal polishes or oven cleaner.
These products may damage the wheel's protective finish. Such damage is not covered
by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Only car wash soap, Mopar Wheel Cleaner or
equivalent is recommended.
NOTE:
If you intend parking or storing your vehicle for an extended period after cleaning the
wheels with wheel cleaner, drive your vehicle for a few minutes before doing so. Driving the
vehicle and applying the brakes when stopping will reduce the risk of brake rotor
corrosion.
Dark Vapor Or Black Satin Chrome Wheels
CAUTION!
If your vehicle is equipped with Dark Vapor or Black Satin Chrome wheels DO NOT USE
wheel cleaners, abrasives or polishing compounds. They will permanently damage this
finish and such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. USE
ONLY MILD SOAP AND WATER WITH A SOFT CLOTH. Used on a regular basis; this is
all that is required to maintain this finish.
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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.
All passenger vehicle tires must conform to Federal safety requirements in
addition to these grades.
Treadwear
The Treadwear grade is a comparative rating, based on the wear rate of the
tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test
course. For example, a tire graded 150 would wear one and one-half times
as well on the government course as a tire graded 100. The relative
performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use,
however, and may depart 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 on specified government test surfaces of asphalt
and concrete. A tire marked C may have poor traction performance.
WARNING!
The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking
traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning,
or peak traction characteristics.
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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 vehicle 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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REPLACEMENT BULBS
Interior Bulbs
Bulb Number
Courtesy/Reading Lamps (Incandescent)
578
Courtesy/Reading Lamps (Optional LED)
LED (Serviced at authorized dealer)
Glove Compartment Lamp
194
Cargo Lamp
579
Optional Door Map Pocket/Cupholder
LED (Serviced at authorized dealer)
For lighted switches, see your authorized dealer for replacement instructions.
Exterior Bulbs
Low Beam Headlamp
High Beam Headlamp
Front Park/Turn Signal
Side Marker Lamp
Front Fog Lamp
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
License Lamp
Bulb Number
9006
9005
3757AK
168
PSX24W or 2504
LED (Serviced at authorized dealer)
168
Exterior Bulbs – Rear (LED Version)
Rear Tail/Stop Lamp
Rear Tail (Liftgate) Lamp
Rear Turn Signal Lamp
Backup Lamp
Bulb Number
LED (Serviced at authorized dealer)
LED (Serviced at authorized dealer)
WY21W or 7440A
W21W or 7440
Exterior Bulbs – Rear (Bulb Version)
Rear Tail/Stop/Turn Signal Lamp
Rear Tail (Liftgate) Lamp
Backup Lamp
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Bulb Number
P27/7W or 3157
P27/7W or 3157
P27/7W or 3157
CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
FCA US LLC CUSTOMER CENTER
P.O. Box 21–8004 Auburn Hills, MI 48321–8004 Phone: 1-800-423-6343
FCA CANADA INC. CUSTOMER CENTER
P.O. Box 1621 Windsor, Ontario N9A 4H6 Phone: 1-800-465-2001 (English)
Phone: 1-800-387-9983 (French)
ASSISTANCE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED
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.
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.
PUBLICATIONS ORDERING
• If you are the first registered retail owner of your vehicle, you may obtain a complimentary printed copy of the Owner's Manual, Navigation/Uconnect Manuals or Warranty
Booklet. United States customers may visit the Dodge Contact Us page at
www.dodge.com scroll to the bottom of the page and select the “Contact Us” link, then
select the “Owner’s Manual and Glove Compartment Material” from the left menu. You
may also obtain a complimentary copy by calling 1-800-423-6343 (U.S.) or
1-800-387-1143 (Canada).
• Replacement User Guide kits, DVDs, or, if you prefer, additional printed copies of the
Owner's Manual, Warranty Booklet, or Radio Manuals may be purchased by visiting
www.techauthority.com or by calling 1-800-890-4038 (U.S.) or 1-800-387-1143
(Canada). Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover orders are accepted.
NOTE:
• The Owner's Manual and User Guide electronic files are also available on the Chrysler,
Jeep®, Ram Truck, Dodge and SRT websites.
• Click on the “For Owners” tab, select “Owner/Service Manuals”, then select your
desired model year and vehicle from the drop down lists.
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CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS IN THE UNITED STATES
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 FCA US LLC.
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 or FCA US LLC.
To contact NHTSA, you may call the Vehicle Safety Hotline toll free at
1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://
www.safercar.gov; or write to: Administrator, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey
Avenue, SE., West Building, Washington, D.C. 20590. You can also obtain
other information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.safercar.gov.
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 http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/.
French 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 http://
www.tc.gc.ca/securiteroutiere/.
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MOPAR® ACCESSORIES
AUTHENTIC ACCESSORIES BY MOPAR
• The following highlights just some of the many Authentic Dodge Accessories by Mopar
featuring a fit, finish, and functionality specifically for your Dodge Journey.
• In choosing Authentic Accessories you gain far more than expressive style, premium
protection, or extreme entertainment, you also benefit from enhancing your vehicle
with accessories that have been thoroughly tested and factory-approved.
• For the full line of Authentic Dodge Accessories by Mopar, visit your local dealership or
online at mopar.com for U.S. residents and mopar.ca for Canadian residents.
NOTE:
All parts are subject to availability.
CHROME:
• Bodyside Moldings
• Mirror Covers
• Fuel Filler Door
• Exhaust Tip
• Molded Splash Guards
• Front Air Deflector
• Slush Mats
• Katzkin Leather Interiors
• Door Sill Guards
• Mopar Web (Wi-Fi)
• Electronic Vehicle Tracking
System
• Roof Mount Bike Carrier
• Roof Mount Water Sports
Carrier
• Roof Box Cargo Carrier
• Roof Mount Canoe Carrier
EXTERIOR:
• Fog Lights
• Hitch Receiver
INTERIOR:
• Cargo Tray
• Premium Carpet Floor
Mats
ELECTRONICS:
• Park Assist
CARRIERS:
• Hitch-Mount Bike Carrier
• Roof Mount Ski and Snowboard Carrier
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F R E Q U E N T LY A S K E D Q U E S T I O N S
FAQ’s
GETTING STARTED
• How do I install my LATCH Equipped Child Seat? pg. 45
• How do I move my rear seats? pg. 59
ELECTRONICS
• How do I know which radio I have?
• Radio 4.3 & 4.3S pg. 80
• Radio 8.4/8.4 NAV pg. 82
• How do I select the AUX music source? pg. 96
• How do I set the clock on my radio?
• Radio 4.3 & 4.3S pg. 80
• Radio 8.4/8.4 NAV pg. 82
• How do I use the Navigation feature? pg. 91
• How do I pair my cell phone via Bluetooth with the Uconnect Hands-Free Voice
Activation System? pg. 97
• How do I hear the audio from my iPod through the USB port using the radio?
• Radio 4.3 & 4.3S pg. 96
• Radio 8.4/8.4 NAV pg. 96
• How do I configure my Universal Garage Door Opener (HomeLink)? pg. 110
UTILITY
• How do I know how much I can tow with my Dodge Journey? pg. 116
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
• What do I do if my TPMS warning light is blinking? pg. 121
• How do I change a flat tire? pg. 127
• How do I Jump-Start my vehicle? pg. 135
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
• Where is my Fuse Block located?
• Interior Fuses pg. 154
• Underhood Fuses pg. 155
• What type of oil do I use? pg. 146
• How often should I change my engine’s oil? pg. 149
• What should my tire pressure be set at? pg. 160
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INDEX
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179
Mopar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179
Adding Engine Coolant (Antifreeze) . .149
Adding Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148
Adding Washer Fluid. . . . . . . . . .149
Additives, Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Aftermarket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Air Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Air Bag Operation . . . . . . . . . .28
Air Bag Warning Light . . . . .26, 120
Driver Knee Air Bag . . . . . . . . .29
Enhanced Accident
Response . . . . . . . . . . . .33, 140
Event Data Recorder (EDR) . . . .140
If A Deployment Occurs . . . . . . .33
Knee Impact Bolsters . . . . . . . .29
Maintaining Your Air Bag
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Side Air Bags . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Transporting Pets . . . . . . . . . .51
Air Bag Light. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Air Bag Maintenance . . . . . . . . . .34
Air Cleaner, Engine (Engine Air Cleaner
Filter) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Air Conditioner Maintenance . . . . .149
Air Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . .69
Air Conditioning Refrigerant . . . . . .149
Air Conditioning System . . . . . . . .149
Air Pressure, Tires . . . . . . . . . . .165
Alarm
Vehicle Security Alarm . . . . . . .14
Alarm (Security Alarm) . . . . . .14, 125
Antifreeze (Engine Coolant) . . .146, 149
Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) . . . .120
Appearance Care . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Arming System (Security Alarm) . . . .14
Assistance Towing . . . . . . . . . . .119
Automatic Headlights . . . . . . . . . .66
Automatic Oil Change Indicator . . . .125
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) .69
Automatic Transmission
Adding Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Fluid Type . . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Back-Up Camera . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Charging System Light . . . . . .119
Body Mechanism Lubrication . . . . .149
B-Pillar Location . . . . . . . . . . . .160
Brake Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Brake System . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Fluid Check . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Master Cylinder . . . . . . . . . .149
Warning Light . . . . . . . . . . .122
Break-In Recommendations, New
Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64
Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . .176
Bulbs, Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176
Calibration, Compass . . . . . . . . .109
Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3, 178
Capacities, Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . .146
Caps, Filler
Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148
Oil (Engine) . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Car Washes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Changing A Flat Tire . . . . . . . . . .127
Charging System Light. . . . . . . . .119
Chart, Tire Sizing. . . . . . . . . . . .158
Check Engine Light (Malfunction
Indicator Light) . . . . . . . . . . .124
Child Restraint. . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Child Restraints
Booster Seats . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . .35
Child Seat Installation . . . . . . . .48
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat
Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Infants And Child Restraints . . . .36
Locating The LATCH
Anchorages . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Lower Anchors And Tethers For
Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41
Older Children And Child
Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Seating Positions . . . . . . . . . .41
Using The Top Tether Anchorage . .50
Cleaning
Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . .149, 172
Windshield Wiper Blades . . . . .149
Climate Control . . . . . . . . . . . . .69
Cluster Warning/Indicator Lights
Air Bag Warning Light . . . . . . .120
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Electronic Speed Control ON
Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Electronic Speed Control SET
Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Front Fog Light Indicator . . . . .125
High Beam Indicator . . . . . . .125
Turn Signal Indicator . . . . . . .124
Vehicle Security Light . . . . . . .125
Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Clutch Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Compact Spare Tire . . . . . . . . . .168
Compass Calibration . . . . . . . . . .109
Cooling System. . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Adding Coolant (Antifreeze) . . . .149
Coolant Capacity . . . . . . . . .146
Coolant Level . . . . . . . . . . .149
Disposal Of Used Coolant . . . . .149
Drain, Flush, And Refill . . . . . .149
Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Points To Remember . . . . . . .149
Pressure Cap . . . . . . . . . . .149
Selection Of Coolant
(Antifreeze) . . . . . . . . .146, 149
Corrosion Protection . . . . . . . . . .149
Cruise Control (Speed Control) . . . . .67
Cruise Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67
Customer Assistance. . . . . . .177, 178
Customer Programmable
Features. . . . . . . . . . . .109, 110
Defects, Reporting . . . . . . . . . . .178
Disabled Vehicle Towing . . . . . . . .119
Disarming, Security System. . . . . . .14
Disposal
Antifreeze (Engine Coolant) . . . .149
Driver Cockpit . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76
E-85 Fuel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Electronics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Your Vehicle's Sound System . . . .76
Electronic Speed Control
(Cruise Control). . . . . . . . . . . .67
Electronic Throttle Control Warning
Light. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120
Emergencies, What To Do In . . . . .119
Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119
Emergency, In Case Of
Freeing Vehicle When Stuck . . .139
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Jacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . .126
Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119
Engine
Air Cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Break-In Recommendations . . . .64
Checking Oil Level . . . . . . . . .149
Compartment . . . . . . . .142, 144
Coolant (Antifreeze) . . . . . . . .146
Cooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Malfunction Indicator
(Check Engine) . . . . . . . . . .124
Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146, 149
Oil Change Interval . . . . . . . .125
Oil Filler Cap . . . . . . . . . . .149
Oil Selection . . . . . . . . .146, 149
Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . .126
Enhanced Accident Response
Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . .33, 140
Ethanol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Exhaust System . . . . . . . . . . . .149
FAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180
Filler Location Fuel . . . . . . . . . .148
Filters
Air Cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Engine Oil . . . . . . . . . .146, 149
Engine Oil Disposal . . . . . . . .149
Flashers
Turn Signal . . . . . . . . . . . .124
Flexible Fuel Vehicles
Fuel Requirements . . . . . . . .149
Fluid, Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Fluid Capacities . . . . . . . . . . . .146
Fluid Level Checks
Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Power Steering . . . . . . . . . .147
Fluids, Lubricants And Genuine
Parts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146
Fog Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . .66, 125
Folding Front Passenger Seat . . . . . .57
Folding Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . .59
Freeing A Stuck Vehicle . . . . . . . .139
Frequently Asked Questions . . . . . .180
Front Heated Seats . . . . . . . . . . .61
Fuel
Adding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148
Additives . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
INDEX
Ethanol . . . . . .
Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
Materials Added . .
Octane Rating . . .
Specifications . . .
Tank Capacity . . .
Fuel, Flexible. . . . . .
Fueling . . . . . . . . .
Fuses . . . . . . . . . .
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.154
Garage Door Opener
(HomeLink) . . . . . . . . . .110, 113
Gas Cap (Fuel Filler Cap) . . . . . . .148
Gauges
Speedometer . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Tachometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Gear Select Lever Override . . . . . .138
General Maintenance . . . . . . . . .149
Glass Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
GPS Navigation (Uconnect GPS) . . . .91
Headlights
Automatic . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66
Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
Heated Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72
Heated Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61
Heated Steering Wheel . . . . . . . . .62
High Beam Indicator. . . . . . . . . .125
HomeLink
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113
HomeLink (Garage Door
Opener) . . . . . . . . . . . .110, 113
Hood Release . . . . . . . . . . . . .141
Identifying Your Radio . . . . . . . . . .79
Instrument Cluster . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Instrument Cluster Display
Instrument Cluster Display . . .6, 108
Instrument Panel Cover . . . . . . . .149
Instrument Panel Lens Cleaning . . .149
Interior And Instrument Lights . . . . . .5
Interior Appearance Care . . . . . . .149
Interior Fuses. . . . . . . . . . . . . .154
Intermittent Wipers (Delay Wipers) . . .65
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Aftermarket Electronics . . . . . . . .3
Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Inverter Outlet (115V) . . . . . . . . .113
Inverter, Power . . . . . . . . . . . . .113
iPod/USB/MP3 Control . . . . . . .89, 96
Bluetooth Streaming Audio . . . . .97
Jacking Instructions
Jack Location. . . .
Jack Operation . . .
Jump Starting . . .
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Key Fob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Lock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Unlock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . .8
Keyless Enter-N-Go . . . . . . . . . . .10
Key Fob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Lock/Unlock . . . . . . . .10, 11, 12
Passive Entry . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . .10
Lane Change Assist . . . . . . . . . . .65
Lap/Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . .17
Left Switch
Steering Wheel Audio Controls . .108
Life Of Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . .171
Light Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176
Lights
Air Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Brake Warning . . . . . . . . . . .122
Engine Temperature Warning . . .122
Fog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
High Beam Indicator . . . . . . .125
Low Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119
Seat Belt Reminder . . . . . . . .122
Security Alarm . . . . . . . . . . .125
Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176
Tire Pressure Monitoring
(TPMS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121
Loading Vehicle
Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160
Locks
Liftgate, Tailgate . . . . . . . . . . .8
Lubrication, Body . . . . . . . . . . .149
Maintaining Your Vehicle .
Maintenance . . . . . . . .
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Maintenance Procedures . . . . . . .149
Maintenance Record . . . . . . . . . .153
Malfunction Indicator Light (Check
Engine) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124
Master Cylinder (Brakes). . . . . . . .149
Mirrors
Heated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72
Mopar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179
Mopar Accessories . . . . . . . . . . .179
Navigation Voice Commands . . . . .105
Navigation Voice Prompt Volume . . .104
New Vehicle Break-In Period . . . . . .64
Occupant Restraints. . . . . . . . . . .14
Octane Rating, Gasoline (Fuel) . . . .146
Oil Change Indicator . . . . . . . . . .125
Oil Change Indicator, Reset . . . . . .125
Oil, Engine . . . . . . . . . . . .146, 149
Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146
Change Interval . . . . . . .125, 149
Checking . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . .146, 149
Filter Disposal . . . . . . . . . . .149
Materials Added To . . . . . . . .149
Recommendation . . . . . .146, 149
Viscosity . . . . . . . . . . .146, 149
Oil Filter, Selection. . . . . . . . . . .149
Outlet
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114
Overheating, Engine . . . . . . . . . .126
Paint Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Panic Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Pets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
Phone (Uconnect) . . . . . . . . . . . .97
Pinch Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
Placard, Tire And Loading
Information . . . . . . . . . .160, 161
Power
Distribution Center (Fuses) . . . .155
Inverter . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113
Outlet (Auxiliary Electrical Outlet) .114
Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56
Power Steering Fluid. . . . . . . . . .147
Power Transfer Unit . . . . . . . . . .147
Pregnant Women And Seat Belts . . . .21
184
Preparation For Jacking . . . . . . . .128
Pretensioners
Seat Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Programmable Electronic Features . .109
Radial Ply Tires. . . . . . . . . . . . .166
Radio
Presets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Radio Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Radio (Sound Systems) . . . . . . .80, 82
Rain Sensitive Wiper System . . . . . .65
Rear Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Rear ParkSense System . . . . . . . . .73
Rear Seat, Folding. . . . . . . . . . . .59
Recreational Towing . . . . . . . . . .117
Refrigerant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Reminder, Seat Belt . . . . . . . . . . .16
Remote Keyless Entry
Lock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Remote Keyless Entry . . . . . . . .8
Unlock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . .8
Replacement Bulbs . . . . . . . . . .176
Replacement Tires . . . . . . . . . . .171
Reporting Safety Defects . . . . . . .178
Resetting Oil Change Indicator . . . .125
Restraint, Head . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
Restraints, Child . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Rocking Vehicle When Stuck . . . . .139
Safety Information, Tire . . . . . . . .157
Satellite Radio (Uconnect Studios) . . .86
Seat Belt
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt
Anchorage . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operation . . . .19
Lap/Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . .17
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting . . . .19
Pregnant Women . . . . . . . . . .21
Seat Belt Extender . . . . . . . . .20
Seat Belt Pretensioner . . . . . . .21
Seat Belt Reminder . . . . . . . . .16
Seat Belt Maintenance . . . . . . . .149
Seat Belt Reminder . . . . . . . . . . .16
Seat Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Adjustable Shoulder Belt . . . . . .20
Adjustable Upper Shoulder
Anchorage . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Child Restraint . . . . . . . . . . .35
INDEX
Extender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Front Seat . . . . . . . . .15, 17, 19
Operating Instructions . . . . . . .19
Pregnant Women . . . . . . . . . .21
Pretensioners . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . .122
Untwisting Procedure . . . . . . . .19
Seats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56, 57
Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . .57
Folding Front Passenger . . . . . .57
Heated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61
Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56
Rear Folding . . . . . . . . . . . .59
Security Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Security Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Selection Of Coolant (Antifreeze) . . .146
Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Signals, Turn. . . . . . . . . . . .65, 124
SIRIUS Travel Link . . . . . . . . . . .95
Snow Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .167
Spare Tire . . . . . . . . .127, 168, 169
Spark Plugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146
Specifications
Fuel (Gasoline) . . . . . . . . . .146
Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146
Speed Control
Accel/Decel . . . . . . . . . . . . .67
Cancel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68
Resume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68
Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67
Steering
Tilt Column . . . . . . . . . . . . .63
Wheel, Heated . . . . . . . . . . .62
Steering Wheel Audio Controls . . . .108
Stuck, Freeing . . . . . . . . . . . . .139
Sunroof
Closing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
Opening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
Venting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
Supplemental Restraint System - Air
Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Temperature Control, Automatic
(ATC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69
Tilt Steering Column. . . . . . . . . . .63
Tire And Loading Information
Placard . . . . . . . . . . . .160, 161
Tire Markings . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Tires . . . . . . . . . . . .164, 168, 174
Aging (Life Of Tires) . . . . . . . .171
Air Pressure . . . . . . . . .160, 164
Changing . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
Compact Spare . . . . . . . . . .168
General Information . . . . .164, 168
High Speed . . . . . . . . . . . .166
Inflation Pressures . . . . . . . .165
Jacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
Life Of Tires . . . . . . . . . . . .171
Load Capacity . . . . . . . .160, 161
Pressure Warning Light . . . . . .121
Quality Grading . . . . . . . . . .174
Radial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166
Replacement . . . . . . . . . . .171
Safety . . . . . . . . . . . .157, 164
Sizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Snow Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . .167
Spare Tire . . . . . . .127, 168, 169
Spinning . . . . . . . . . . . . . .170
Tread Wear Indicators . . . . . . .170
Tire Safety Information. . . . . . . . .157
Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116
Behind A Motorhome . . . . . . .117
Disabled Vehicle . . . . . . . . . .138
Recreational . . . . . . . . . . . .117
Towing Vehicle Behind A Motorhome .117
Traction Control . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Trailer Towing
Trailer And Tongue Weight . . . .116
Trailer Weight. . . . . . . . . . . . . .116
Transmission
Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Transporting Pets . . . . . . . . . . . .51
Tread Wear Indicators . . . . . . . . .170
Turn Signals . . . . . . . . . . . .65, 124
Uconnect Voice Command . . . . . .104
Underhood Fuses . . . . . . . . . . .155
Uniform Tire Quality Grades . . . . . .174
Universal Garage Door Opener
(HomeLink) . . . . . . . . . . . . .110
Untwisting Procedure, Seat Belt . . . .19
185
INDEX
USB Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96
Vehicle Loading . . . . . . . . . . . .161
Video Entertainment System (Rear Seat
Video System). . . . . . . . . . . .107
Voice Command . . . . . . . . . . . .104
Washer
Adding Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65
186
Washers, Windshield . . . . . . . . . .65
Washing Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Wheel And Wheel Trim . . . . .149, 172
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care. . .149, 172
Wind Buffeting. . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
Windshield Washers . . . . . . . . . . .65
Windshield Wiper Blades . . . . . . .149
Windshield Wipers . . . . . . . . . . . .65
Wiper Blade Replacement . . . . . . .149
Wiper, Rear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65
NOTES
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IMPORTANT
This User Guide is intended to familiarize you with the important
f e a t u r e s o f y o u r v e h i c l e . Yo u r O w n e r ’s M a n u a l , N a v i g a t i o n / U c o n n e c t
Manuals and Warranty Booklets can be found on your DVD (if applicable)
or by visiting the website on the back cover of your User Guide. We hope
you find it useful. U.S. residents can purchase replacement kits by
v i s i t i n g w w w. t e c h a u t h o r i t y. c o m a n d C a n a d i a n r e s i d e n t s c a n p u r c h a s e
replacement kits by calling 1-800-387-1143.
If you are the first registered retail owner of your vehicle, you
may obtain a complimentary printed copy of the Owner’s
Manual, Navigation/Uconnect Manuals or Warranty Booklets by
calling 1 800 423-6343 (U.S.) or 1 800 387-1143 (Canada) or
by contacting your dealer.
DODGE.COM (U.S.)
DODGE.CA (CANADA)
This guide has been prepared to help you get quickly acquainted with your
new Dodge brand vehicle and to provide a convenient reference source for
common questions. However, it is not a substitute for your Owner’s Manual.
For complete operational instructions, maintenance procedures and
important safety messages, please consult your Owner’s Manual, Navigation/
Uconnect Manuals and other Warning Labels in your vehicle.
Not all features shown in this guide may apply to your vehicle. For additional
information on accessories to help personalize your vehicle, visit
www.mopar.com (U.S.), www.mopar.ca (Canada) or your local Dodge brand dealer.
DRIVING AND ALCOHOL
The dri v er ’s p r im a r y r espo n s i bi l i ty
is the s af e op er a t ion of t he v e hi c l e .
Dri vi ng w h ile d ist r a ct ed c a n re s u l t
in l oss of veh icle con t r ol, re s ul ti n g
in a c ol l ision a n d p er son a l i n j ury.
FCA US LLC st r on g ly r ec o mm e nd s
t hat the d r iver u se ex t r eme c a u ti o n
when us in g a n y d evice o r fe a tu re
t hat may t a ke t h eir a t t e n ti o n o ff
t he ro ad . U se of a n y e l e c tri c a l
d evi c es,
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as
c e l l ul ar
t el e phones, com p u t er s, po rta b l e
r adi os, v eh icle n a vig a t io n o r o th e r
d evi c es, b y t h e d r iver w h i l e th e
v e hi c l e i s mo v i ng i s d a n g e ro u s a n d
c o ul d l e a d to a se ri o u s c o l l i s i o n .
Te xti n g w hi l e dri v i n g i s a l s o
da n g e ro u s a n d s h o u l d n e v e r b e
do n e w hi l e the v e hi c l e i s m o v i n g . I f
yo u fi nd yo u rs e l f un a b l e to d e v o te
yo u r ful l atte n ti o n to v e h i c l e
o pe ra ti o n, p u l l o f f th e ro a d to a
s afe l o c a ti o n an d sto p yo u r v e h i c l e .
S o m e s ta te s o r p ro v i n c e s p ro h i b i t
th e u s e o f c e l l u l ar te l e p h o n e s o r
te xti ng w hi l e d ri v in g . I t i s a l wa ys
th e dri v e r’s re s po n s i b i l i ty to c o m p l y
w i th al l l o c a l l aw s .
Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of accidents.
Yo u r d r i v i n g a b i l i t y c a n b e s e r i o u s l y i m p a i r e d w i t h b l o o d a l c o h o l
levels far below the legal minimum. If you are drinking, don’t drive.
R i d e w i t h a d e s i g n a t e d n o n - d r i n k i n g d r i v e r, c a l l a c a b , a f r i e n d , o r
use public transportation.
WARNING!
D r i v i n g a f t e r d r i n k i n g c a n l e a d t o a n a c c i d e n t . Yo u r p e r c e p t i o n s a r e
l e s s s h a r p , y o u r r e f l e x e s a r e s l o w e r, a n d y o u r j u d g m e n t i s i m p a i r e d
when you have been drinking. Never drink and then drive.
Whether it’s providing information about specific product
features, taking a tour through your vehicle’s heritage, knowing
what steps to take following an accident or scheduling your
next appointment, we know you’ll find the app an important extension
of your Dodge brand vehicle. Simply download the app, select your make
and model and enjoy the ride. To get this app, go directly to the
App Store or Google Play and enter the search keyword “Dodge”
(U.S. markets only).
Dodge.com/EN/Owners provides special offers tailored to your needs,
customized vehicle galleries, personalized service records and more.
To get this information, just create an account and check back often.
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