2007 Dodge Sprinter Owner's Manual

2007 Dodge Sprinter owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Sprinter
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
7.61 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
3
Introduction
4
Environmental concerns and recommendations
4
Service and warranty information
6
Registering your vehicle
6
Digital speedometer and total distance recorder
7
Modifying the engine power output
7
Vehicle alterations
7
Correct use
8
Problems with your vehicle
9
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
10
Information regarding electronic recording devices
11
At a glance
12
Cockpit
13
Instrument cluster
15
Center console
19
Switch units
21
Center console switch unit
21
Additional switch units
21
Door control panel
23
Safety
24
Occupant safety
25
Restraint systems
25
Airbags
26
Seat belts
26
SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)
29
Activation of emergency tensioning retractors, belt force limiters and airbags
30
Emergency tensioning retractors, belt force limiters
31
Airbag system
32
Thorax sidebags*
35
Windowbags*
36
Children in the vehicle
37
Child restraint systems
38
ISOFIX child seat securing system/ Child seat anchors - LATCH type
40
Driving safety systems
43
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
43
Brake Assist (BAS)
44
Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)
44
Acceleration skid control (ASR)
45
Electronic brake force distribution (EBV)
47
Anti-theft systems
48
Immobilizer
48
Anti-theft alarm system (ATA)*
48
Enabling the alarm system
48
Deactivating the anti-theft alarm system
48
Switching off the alarm
48
Tow-away protection*
49
Enabling tow-away protection
49
Interior motion sensor*
50
Enabling the interior motion sensor
50
Controls in detail
52
Opening and closing
53
Remote control with key
53
Checking the batteries
54
Locking and unlocking the vehicle with the key
55
Opening the driver’s or co-driver’s door from the inside
56
Sliding door
57
Opening / closing the sliding door from the inside
57
Electric closing aid*
58
Electric sliding door*
58
Opening / closing using the inside and outside door handles
60
Opening/closing with the remote control
60
Rear doors
61
Opening the right-hand rear door from the outside
61
Closing the rear doors from outside
63
Opening / closing the rear door from the inside
63
Locking and unlocking centrally from the inside
64
Locking the entire vehicle
65
Unlocking the entire vehicle
65
Unlocking the sliding doors and the rear door
65
Automatic locking when driving
65
Activating the automatic locking when driving function for the entire vehicle
66
Activating the automatic locking when driving function for the sliding doors and the rear door
66
Deactivating the automatic locking when driving function for the sliding doors and the rear door
67
Partition sliding door*
67
Key positions
68
Driver’s and co-driver’s seats
69
Swivelling front seats*
71
Armrests*
73
Adjusting the armrest angle
73
Head restraints
73
Installing the head restraints
74
Seat heating*
74
Normal heating
74
Rapid heating
74
Folding seat*
75
Rear bench seat
75
Removing the rear bench seat
76
Installing the rear bench seat
76
Steering wheel adjustment
77
Light switch
78
Switching on the high-beam headlamps
78
Headlamp flasher
79
Constant headlamp mode*
79
Automatic headlamp control*
79
Front foglamps */ rear foglamp
80
Switching on the front foglamps
80
Turn signals
80
Hazard warning lamps
81
Front interior lighting
81
Standard front interior lighting
81
Rear interior lighting
83
Switching the standard rear interior lighting on / off
83
Switching the convenient rear interior lighting* on/off
83
Instrument lighting
86
Tachometer
86
Speedometer
86
Fuel gauge
87
Resetting the trip meter
87
Operating system without steering wheel buttons
88
Standard display
88
Changing the standard display
88
Outside temperature display*
88
Menus
89
Setting the time
89
Operating system with steering wheel buttons*
90
Steering wheel with buttons
90
Menu overview
92
Operation menu
94
Standard display
94
Audio menu*
95
Selecting a radio station
95
Operating the CD player
95
Malfunction memory menu
96
No malfunctions
96
Malfunctions occurred
96
Settings menu
97
Resetting settings
97
Resetting the functions of a submenu
98
Trip computer menu
107
Telephone menu*
108
Rejecting a call
109
Ending a call
109
Dialing a number from the phone book
109
Redialing
110
Driving and parking
111
Starting the engine
111
After a cold start
112
Pulling away
113
Braking
114
Parking
115
General driving tips
117
Drinking and driving
117
Driving in wet conditions
118
Tires
118
Hydroplaning
119
Tire speed rating
120
Automatic transmission
122
Gearshift pattern
122
Gearshift procedure
122
Selector lever positions
122
One-touch gearshifting
123
Downshifting
123
Upshifting
123
Derestricting the shift range
123
Shift ranges
124
Driving tips
124
Accelerator pedal position
124
Maneuvering
125
Working on the vehicle
125
Good visibility
126
Mirrors
126
Rear-view mirror*
126
Windshield wipers
127
Switching on the windshield wipers
127
Single wipe
127
Intermittent wipe
128
Rear window wiper*
128
Switching off intermittent wipe
128
Wiping with washer fluid
128
Windshield heating*
128
Rear window heating*
129
Tempmatic
130
Economy mode (air-conditioning system off)
132
Basic setting
133
Heating
133
Ventilation
133
Setting the temperature
133
Setting the airflow
134
Air-recirculation mode
134
Residual heat mode
135
Reheat function (dehumidification)
135
Special settings
135
Fogged-up windows
135
Ventilated glove box*
137
Air conditioning in the rear*
137
Setting the temperature
137
Air vents in the roof air duct
138
Heater booster function*
138
Electrical heater booster system
139
Auxiliary heating/ventilation*
140
Before switching on
141
Setting the switch-on time
144
Open air
145
Side windows
145
Resetting the side windows
145
Sliding sunroof*
146
Roof ventilator in the load compartment*
147
Driving systems
148
Cruise control*
148
Cruise control lever
149
Storing the current speed
149
Deactivating cruise control
150
Parktronic system (PTS)*
151
Roll-back warning
153
Reverse warning feature*
154
Reducing the volume of the warning signal
154
Operating the vehicle
155
Operating speed governor (ADR)*
155
Adjustable operating speed*
156
Adjusting the operating speed
156
Transporting
157
Loading guidelines
157
Load distribution
159
Securing a load
159
Carrier systems
163
Trailer towing
164
Features
165
Interior storage compartments
165
Storage compartments above the windshield
165
Storage compartment under the twin co-driver's seat*
165
Eyeglasses compartment
167
Folding table in the backrest*
167
Cup holders
168
Cup holders in the rear
169
Ashtray
169
Ashtray in the passenger compartment*
170
Cigarette lighter
170
Paper holder
171
12 V socket
171
Telephone*
172
Operation
174
The first 1000 miles (1,500 km)
175
Driving tips
176
Rail transport
176
Trailer towing
176
Trailer hitches*
176
Trailer towing
177
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
177
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
177
GTW (Gross Trailer Weight)
177
TWR (Trailer Tongue Weight Rating)
177
Attaching a trailer
179
Loading the vehicle and/or a trailer
178
Operating the vehicle outside the USA or Canada
181
Programmed maximum speed
181
Regular checks
182
Catalytic converter (gasoline engine)
182
Oxidation catalyst (diesel engine)
182
Emission control
183
Electronic equipment
184
Radio, telephone, two-way radio, fax machine and navigation system
184
Refueling
185
Engine
186
Hood
186
Opening
186
Closing
187
Service products
188
Engine oil
188
Adding engine oil
191
Coolant
192
Brake fluid
193
Windshield washer system/headlamp cleaning system*
194
Vehicle assemblies
195
Battery
196
Care of batteries
197
Switching off the electrical system
198
Switching on the electrical system
199
Battery isolating switch*
199
Switching on the electrical system
199
Tires and wheels
200
Radial-ply tires
202
Tire valves (snap-in valves)
202
Important guidelines
202
Tire care and maintenance
203
Tire damage
203
Life of tire
204
Storing tires
205
Direction of rotation
205
Loading the vehicle
206
Recommended tire inflation pressure
211
Placard
212
Checking tire inflation pressure
214
Checking tire inflation pressure manually
214
Checking tire pressure electronically with the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)* (vehicles without steering wheel buttons)
215
Potential problems associated with underinflated and overinflated tires
222
Tire labeling
223
DOT, Tire Identification Number (TIN)
226
Manufacturer’s identification mark
227
Tire size
227
Tire type code
227
Date of manufacture
227
Maximum tire inflation pressure
228
Tire ply material
229
Tire and loading terminology
229
Accessory weight
229
Air pressure
229
Aspect ratio
229
Bead
229
Cold tire inflation pressure
229
Curb weight
229
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
230
GTW (Gross Trailer Weight)
230
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
230
Kilopascal (kPa)
230
Maximum loaded vehicle weight
230
Maximum tire inflation pressure
230
Normal occupant weight
230
Occupant distribution
230
PSI (Pounds per Square Inch)
231
Recommended tire inflation pressure
231
Side wall
231
TIN (Tire Identification Number)
231
Tire load rating
231
Tire speed rating
231
Traction
231
Tread
231
Treadwear Indicators
231
TWR (Tongue Weight Rating)
232
Uniform tire quality grading standards
232
Vehicle capacity weight
232
Vehicle maximum load on the tire
232
Rotating tires
232
Winter driving
235
Winter tires
235
Driving in winter
236
Snow chains
237
Maintenance and servicing
238
Service products
238
Active Service System (ASSYST)*
239
Service due date display
239
Missing the service due date
240
Air cleaner for the air-conditioning system in the rear compartment*
241
Removing the air cleaner element
241
Cleaning the filter mat
241
Installing the air cleaner element
241
Cleaning and care of the vehicle
242
Care of the vehicle
243
Automatic car wash
243
Engine cleaning
244
Outside of windshield and wiper blades
244
Headlamps
245
Parktronic sensors*
245
Rear view camera lens*
245
Plastic trims
246
Dashboard and padded boss of the steering wheel
246
After driving off-road or on construction sites
247
Fuse box in the driver’s seat
349
Fuses
351
Practical hints
250
What to do if ...
251
Audible warning signals
251
Accident
252
Fuel and fuel tank
253
Engine
254
Automatic transmission
257
Headlamps and turn signals
258
Windshield wipers
259
Remote control
260
Driving systems
263
Auxiliary heating*
265
Leaving the vehicle in storage
266
Indicator and warning lamps in switches
267
Indicator and warning lamps in the instrument cluster
269
Display messages
282
Display messages on vehicles without steering wheel buttons
282
Display messages on vehicles with steering wheel buttons
285
Where will I find...?
300
Warning triangle and warning lamp
300
Fire extinguisher
300
First-aid kit
300
Jack and vehicle tool kit
301
Spare wheel
302
Premium tire sealant*
304
Chock
304
Sliding sunroof*
305
Releasing the parking lock manually
306
Changing bulbs
307
Before changing bulbs
307
Front bulbs
308
Bi-xenon headlamps*
308
High-beam headlamps, low-beam headlamps
308
Turn signals
309
Parking lamps/side marker
309
Rear bulbs
310
Changing the rear bulbs (chassis)
311
Changing additional bulbs
312
Identification lamps W 5 W (cab chassis only)
312
License plate lamp W 5 W
313
Side marker lamps* W 5 W
313
Identification lamps 12V 4CP
314
Interior lamp K 18 W
315
Changing the batteries
316
Remote control (remote keyless entry)
316
Auxiliary heating remote control*
317
Fuel system
318
Draining the fuel filter
318
Bleeding the fuel system
319
Replacing the wiper blades
320
Removing the wiper blades
320
Installing the wiper blades
320
Flat tire
321
Preparing the vehicle
321
Changing a wheel
321
Jacking point at the front axle
323
Removing a wheel
324
Lowering the vehicle
325
Using Premium tire sealant*
327
Single tire
329
After filling with tire sealant
334
Battery
336
Disconnecting the battery
336
Removing the battery
338
Starter battery
338
Auxiliary battery* in the engine compartment
339
Recharging the battery
340
Reconnecting the battery
340
Jump-starting
341
Tow-starting
342
Towing
343
Installing / removing the towing eye
343
Removing the towing eye
343
Towing out a vehicle that is stuck
344
Towing the vehicle in the event of particular malfunctions
344
With transmission damage
344
With front axle damage
344
Transporting the vehicle
345
Fuses
346
Main fuse box
346
*Technical data
352
Genuine Sprinter parts
353
Vehicle electronics
355
Tampering with the engine electronics
355
Retrofitting electrical / electronic equipment
355
Service products and capacities
356
Engine oils
357
Fuels
359
Fuels for diesel engines
360
Coolants, lubricants, etc.
363
Capacities
366
Fuel consumption
367
Rims and tires
368
Tire inflation pressure
370
Lashing points and carrier systems
372
Lashing points
372
Load rails*
372
Roof carrier systems
373
Vehicle identification labels
374
Vehicle safety certification label
374
Tire and loading information placard
376
Index
378

FAQ about the 2007 Dodge Sprinter Manual

What contains the 2007 Sprinter manual?

The Dodge Sprinter owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Dodge to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Dodge Sprinter. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Dodge Sprinter 2007 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Sprinter, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Dodge Sprinter owners can do

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