2004 Chrysler 300 Owner's Manual

2004 Chrysler 300 owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
300
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
5.96 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
INTRODUCTION
4
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
4
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
6
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
6
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
7
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
9
Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer - If Equipped
9
Ignition Key Removal
12
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
12
Floor Shift Ignition Interlock System
13
GLOVE COMPARTMENT LOCK
13
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM
14
DOOR LOCKS
14
Power Door Locks
14
Central Locking Feature - If Equipped
15
Child-Protection Lock System (Rear Doors)
16
Automatic (Rolling) Door Locks
16
Automatic Unlock on Exit (Only Available if Automatic Door Locks Enabled)
18
Remote Keyless Entry
18
To unlock the doors
19
Enable/Disable Lamp Flash
19
To lock the doors
19
Enable/Disable Horn chirp
19
To unlock the trunk
19
Enable/Disable Trunk Press and Hold
20
Panic Alarm
20
To Use The Panic Alarm
20
To Program Additional Transmitters
20
Transmitter Linked to Memory Programming
21
General Information
22
Transmitter Battery Service
23
SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM
23
To set the alarm
24
To disarm the system
24
Security System Manual Override
25
POWER WINDOWS
25
REMOTE TRUNK LID RELEASE
26
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
26
Trunk Emergency Release
27
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
27
Lap/Shoulder Belts
28
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
32
Seat Belt Extender
32
Driver and Right Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag
33
Child Restraint
40
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
47
SAFETY TIPS
47
Exhaust Gas
47
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
48
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
48
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
49
CONSOLE FEATURES
53
CUP HOLDERS
53
Front Seat Cupholders
53
COAT HOOK
54
MIRRORS
54
Adjusting The Inside Day/Night Mirror
54
Automatic Dimming Mirror Feature
54
Heated Remote Control Mirrors
55
Electric Remote Control Mirrors
55
Supplemental Indicators - 300M Special Only
56
Mirror Adjustment
56
SEATS
57
Power Seats
57
Power Reclining Seats
58
Driver's Seat Glide-To-Exit Feature
58
Lumbar Support
59
Heated Seats
59
Memory Feature
60
Programming the Remote Keyless Transmitter for the Memory Feature
61
Head Restraints
62
Folding Rear Seat
62
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
63
INTERIOR LIGHTS
64
To Turn The Interior Lights On
64
Battery Saver Feature - Interior Lights
64
Instrument Panel Lighting
65
Front Map/ Reading Lights
65
Rear Seat Reading/Courtesy Lights
65
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
66
Headlights And Parking Lights
66
Lights-On Reminder
66
Automatic Headlights
66
Headlight Time Delay
67
Battery Saver Feature
67
Fog Lights
67
Daytime Running Lights (Canada Only)
68
MULTIFUNCTION CONTROL LEVER
68
Turn Signals
68
Headlight Dimmer Switch
68
Passing Light
68
Windshield Wipers And Washers
69
Speed Sensitive Intermittent Wipers System
69
TILT STEERING COLUMN
70
TRACTION CONTROL SWITCH
70
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
71
To Activate
72
To Set At A Desired Speed
72
To Deactivate
72
To Resume Speed
73
To Vary The Speed Setting
73
To Accelerate For Passing
73
Using Speed Control On Hills
73
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
74
Dome/Reading Lights
74
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
75
Programming The Universal Transceiver
76
Rolling Code Programming
77
Canadian Programming/Gate Programming
79
Operation
79
Reprogramming A Single Button
79
Security
80
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
80
Programming The Universal Transceiver
81
Reprogramming a Single Universal Transceiver Button
83
Operation
84
Multiple Security Code Systems (Rolling Code System)
84
For Your Security
85
What May Cause The Universal Transceiver Not To Work
85
POWER SUN ROOF - IF EQUIPPED
86
Wind Buffeting
87
Sun Roof Maintenance
87
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
88
Tire Pressure Monitor System - If Equipped
89
Customer Programmable Features
91
Compass/Temperature/Trip Computer
98
Trip Computer
98
OVERHEAD TRAVEL INFORMATION CENTER - IF EQUIPPED
102
US/M Button
102
RESET Button
102
Global Reset
103
Step Button
103
Average Fuel Economy (AVG ECO)
103
Distance To Empty (DTE)
103
Trip Odometer (ODO)
103
Elapsed Time (ET)
103
C/T Button
103
Compass/Temperature Display
103
Automatic Compass Calibration
104
Manual Compass Calibration
104
Outside Temperature
105
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
105
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
107
INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS
111
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
112
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTION
113
SETTING THE ANALOG CLOCK
118
ELECTRONIC DIGITAL CLOCK
118
Clock Setting Procedure
118
RADIO GENERAL INFORMATION
118
Radio Broadcast Signals
118
Two Types of Signals
119
Electrical Disturbances
119
AM Reception
119
FM Reception
119
SALES CODE RAZ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CASSETTE TAPE PLAYER AND CD PLAYER - IF EQUIPPED
119
Operating Instructions - Radio
119
Power Switch, Volume Control
120
Seek Button (Radio Mode)
120
Tuning
120
PTY (Program Type) Button
120
Balance
121
Fade
121
Tone Control
122
AM/FM Selection
122
Scan Button
122
To Set The Radio Push-button Memory
122
To Change From Clock To Radio Mode
122
Operating Instructions - Tape Player
123
Seek Button
123
Fast Forward (FF)
123
Rewind (RW)
123
Tape Eject
123
Scan Button
123
Changing Tape Direction
124
Metal Tape Selection
124
Pinch Roller Release
124
Noise Reduction
124
Operating Instructions - CD Player
124
Inserting The Compact Disc
124
Seek Button
125
EJT CD (Eject) Button
125
FF/TUNE/RW Button
125
Program Button 4 (Random Play)
125
MODE
126
Tape CD Button
126
Time Button
126
Scan Button
126
SALES CODE RBB - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CASSETTE TAPE PLAYER AND CD CHANGER CAPABILITY
126
Operating Instructions
126
Power Button
127
Electronic Volume Control
127
Seek
127
Tune
127
To Set The Push-Button Memory
127
Balance
128
Fade
128
Bass and Treble Tone Control
128
AM/FM Selection
128
Mode Button
128
Cassette Player Features
129
CD Changer Control Capability - If Equipped
130
Radio Display Messages
131
SALES CODE RBK - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER AND CD CHANGER CONTROLS
132
Radio Operation
132
CD Player Operation
134
CD Changer Operation - If Equipped
135
SALES CODE RB1 - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH DVD/GPS NAVIGATION SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
136
SATELLITE RADIO - IF EQUIPPED
137
System Activation
137
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ENS/ SID)
137
Selecting Satellite Mode in RBB and RBK Radios
138
Selecting Satellite Mode in RBP, RBU, RAZ, and RBQ Radios
138
Selecting a Channel
138
Storing and Selecting Pre-Set Channels
139
Using the PTY (Program Type) Button (if equipped)
139
PTY Button
139
SCAN
139
PTY Button
139
SEEK
139
Satellite Antenna
139
Reception Quality
139
6 DISC CD CHANGER - IF EQUIPPED
140
Loading the CD Changer
140
Playing Discs
140
Seek Button
141
FF/TUNE/RW
141
Mode Button
141
Program Button 1
141
Program Button 4 (Random Play)
141
Program Button 5
141
Time Button
141
Changing Modes
141
Removing Discs from the CD Changer
142
CD Changer Operation with the Changer Off
142
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
142
Radio Operation
143
Tape Player
143
CD Player - Single Disc in Radio
143
CD Player - 6 Disc CD Changer
143
CASSETTE TAPE AND PLAYER MAINTENANCE
144
COMPACT DISC MAINTENANCE
145
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
145
CLIMATE CONTROLS
146
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
146
STARTING AND OPERATING
153
STARTING PROCEDURES
155
Normal Starting
155
Extremely Cold Weather (below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
155
If Engine Fails To Start
156
After Starting
157
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - Optional U. S. and Standard Canada
157
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE
157
Brake/Transmission Interlock
157
Transaxle Reset Mode
158
Gear Ranges
158
AUTOSTICK
159
Autostick Operation
159
Autostick General Information
160
PARKING BRAKE
161
BRAKE SYSTEM
162
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
163
POWER STEERING
163
TRACTION CONTROL
163
TIRES
164
Tire Inflation Pressures
165
Tire Pressure Monitor System - If Equipped
166
High Speed Operation
168
Radial-Ply Tires
168
Spare Tire Usage with Directional Tread Pattern Tires (300M Special Only)
169
Compact Spare Tire
169
Tire Spinning
170
Tire Chains
170
Snow Tires
170
Tread Wear Indicators
171
Replacement Tires
172
Tire Rotation Recommendations
173
Tire Rotation with Directional Tread Pattern Tires (300M Special Only)
173
Alignment And Balance
174
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
175
300M
175
300M Special Only
175
Reformulated Gasoline
175
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
176
MMT in Gasoline
176
Materials Added to Fuel
177
Sulfur in Gasoline
177
ADDING FUEL
177
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
177
VEHICLE LOADING
179
Luggage Racks
179
TRAILER TOWING
179
Warranty Requirements
179
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
181
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
182
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
182
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
183
Preparations For Jacking
184
Jacking and Changing a Tire
184
Compact Spare Tire-For Temporary Emergency Use Only
188
Wheel Cover Installation (If Required)
188
JUMP-STARTING THE BATTERY
189
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
191
Acceleration
191
Traction
192
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
192
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
193
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
195
3.5L ENGINE
197
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
198
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
199
REPLACEMENT PARTS
200
DEALER SERVICE
200
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
201
Engine Oil
201
Chassis Lubrication
210
Drive Shaft Universal Joints
211
Body Lubrication
211
Windshield Wiper Blades
212
Windshield Washers
213
Exhaust System
213
Cooling System
214
Hoses and Vacuum/Vapor Harnesses
218
Brakes
218
Fuel System Hoses
220
Automatic Transaxle
221
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
223
FUSES
227
Fuse Block Relays
227
Underhood Fuses
228
REPLACEMENT LIGHT BULBS
230
BULB REPLACEMENT
230
Headlight and Parking Light Removal
230
Front Park, Turn Signal and Front Sidemarker Light
233
Fog Light
233
Center Stop Light
234
Tail, Stop, Back Up, and Turn Signal Lights
234
License Plate Light
235
SPECIFICATIONS
235
FLUID CAPACITIES
236
RECOMMENDED FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
237
Engine
237
Chassis
237
Body
238
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
239
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
240
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
240
SCHEDULE B
243
SCHEDULE A
250
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
255
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
256
Prepare For The Appointment
256
Prepare A List
256
Be Reasonable With Requests
256
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
256
WARRANTY INFORMATION
258
MOPAR
259
PARTS
259
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
259
In Canada
259
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
261
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
263
Treadwear
263
Traction Grades
263
Temperature Grades
264

FAQ about the 2004 Chrysler 300 Manual

What contains the 2004 300 manual?

The Chrysler 300 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chrysler to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chrysler 300. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chrysler 300 2004 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Chrysler 300, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chrysler 300 owners can do

Where to download the 2004 Chrysler 300 Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Chrysler 300 year 2004 free?

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The Chrysler 300 (2004) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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