2008 Chrysler Crossfire Owner's Manual

2008 Chrysler Crossfire owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
Crossfire
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
5.63 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
8
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
8
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
9
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
11
Keys
11
Obtaining Replacement Keys
12
Ignition Key Removal
13
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
13
GLOVE COMPARTMENT LOCK
14
DOOR LOCKS
14
Central Locking Switch
16
Automatic Central Locking
16
General Notes On the Central Locking System
17
Emergency Unlocking Feature
18
Start Lockout
18
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY
18
To Unlock the Doors
18
To Lock The Doors
19
Panic Alarm
20
To Use the Panic Alarm
20
General Information
21
Transmitter Battery Service
22
SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM
23
Tow-Away Alarm
23
DECKLID INTERNAL EMERGENCY RELEASE - ROADSTER
24
POWER WINDOWS
26
Power Window Operation With The Convertible Top Switch (Roadster Only)
27
REAR LIFTGATE/DECKLID RELEASE
27
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
28
Lap/Shoulder Belts
29
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
34
Seat Belt Extender
34
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag
35
Child Restraint
54
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
63
SAFETY TIPS
63
Exhaust Gas
63
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
64
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
65
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
67
CONVERTIBLE TOP OPERATION
70
To Lower The Top
72
To Raise The Top
77
Convertible Top Lamp and Audible Signal Chart
81
CONSOLE FEATURES
82
Storage Compartments (If Equipped)
82
Ashtray
84
Coin Holder
85
Power Outlet/Cigar Lighter
85
Glove Compartment
86
CUPHOLDER (If Equipped)
86
MIRRORS
87
Inside Day/Night Mirror
87
Exterior Mirrors Folding Feature
88
Heated Remote Control Mirrors (If Equipped)
88
Outside Mirrors
88
Power Remote Control Outside Mirrors
88
Vanity Mirrors
90
SEATS
90
Manual Seat Adjustments (If Equipped)
91
Driver Eight-Way Power Seat (If Equipped)
93
Passenger Four-Way Power Seat (If Equipped)
94
Heated Seats (If Equipped)
94
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
95
INTERIOR LIGHTS
96
Front Map/Reading Lights
97
Battery Saver Feature
97
Instrument Panel Lighting
98
Night Security Illumination
98
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
99
Headlights and Parking Lights
99
Daytime Running Lights (Where Applicable)
99
Fog Lights (If Equipped)
100
Standing Lights
100
MULTIFUNCTION CONTROL LEVER
101
Turn Signals
101
Headlight Dimmer Switch
102
Passing Light
103
Windshield Wipers And Washer
103
Mist Function
105
TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
106
REAR SPOILER
108
BRAKE ASSIST SYSTEM (BAS)
110
ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM (ESP)
112
Synchronizing ESP
115
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
115
To Vary The Speed Setting
117
To Deactivate
117
To Resume Speed
118
Using Speed Control On Hills
118
GARAGE DOOR OPENER (If Equipped)
119
Programming The Universal Transceiver
120
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
123
Using the Universal Transceiver
124
Erasing Universal Transceiver Buttons
124
Reprogramming a Single Button
124
Security
124
UMBRELLA HOOK
125
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
127
INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS
129
NSTRUMENT CLUSTER
130
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTION
131
INFINITY MODULUS AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH SINGLE-DISC CD PLAYER AND GPS NAVIGATION
145
AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH SINGLE-DISC CD PLAYER
146
INFINITY MODULUS Entertainment Systems
146
CD Player Operation
151
User Menu
153
User Memory (USER - 1, 2, 3)
154
Mono/Stereo
154
Driver - L/R
155
Telephone mute characteristics
155
COMPACT DISC MAINTENANCE
156
RADIO ANTENNA
156
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
157
CLIMATE CONTROLS
157
Temperature Control
158
Fan Control
158
Basic Setting - Heater
159
Basic Setting - Air Conditioner
159
Dust Filter (If Equipped)
164
Operating Tips
165
STARTING AND OPERATING
167
STARTING PROCEDURES
170
Normal Starting
170
Extremely Cold Weather (below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
171
If Engine Fails to Start
171
After Starting
172
TRANSMISSION SHIFTING
172
Manual Transmission
173
Recommended Shift Speeds
174
Automatic Transmission
176
Stopping
177
Maneuvering
177
Park Position
178
Reverse
179
Neutral
179
Drive
180
AutoStick Gear selection
180
Gear Ranges
181
Program mode selector switch
182
Emergency Operation (Limp Home Mode)
183
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
184
Traction
184
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
185
Flowing/Rising Water
185
PARKING BRAKE
187
BRAKE SYSTEM
188
Brake Assist System (BAS)
189
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
191
Synchronizing ESP
193
ESP Control switch
193
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
194
Brake Pad Break-In
198
POWER STEERING
198
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
200
TIRE MARKINGS
200
TIRE LOADING AND TIRE PRESSURE
205
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
209
Tire Pressure
209
Tire Inflation Pressures
210
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
212
Radial-Ply Tires
212
Tire Spinning
213
Tread Wear Indicators
213
Life Of Tire
214
Replacement Tires
215
Alignment And Balance
216
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM
216
General Information
220
TIRE CHAINS
221
ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT TIRES
222
SNOW TIRES
222
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
223
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
224
Reformulated Gasoline
225
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
225
MMT in Gasoline
226
Materials Added to Fuel
226
Sulfur in Gasoline
226
ADDING FUEL
227
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
227
VEHICLE LOADING
229
Roof Luggage Rack
230
TRAILER TOWING
231
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
233
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
234
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
234
TIREFIT TIRE REPAIR AND JACKING
236
TIREFIT
236
Preparations for Jacking
239
Jack Location and Instructions
241
JUMP-STARTING THE BATTERY
243
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
246
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
247
Towing Eyes
249
Tow-Away Alarm
250
CONVERTIBLE TOP EMERGENCY OPERATION
251
Relieving Hydraulic Pressure
252
Opening a Locked Decklid
258
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
259
3.2L ENGINE
262
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
263
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
264
REPLACEMENT PARTS
265
AUTHORIZED DEALER SERVICE
265
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
266
Engine Oil
266
Ignition Wiring System
273
Crankcase Emission Control System
273
Maintenance-Free Battery
273
Air Conditioner
275
Power Steering Fluid
276
Chassis Lubrication
277
Body Lubrication
278
Windshield Wiper Blades
278
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
279
Windshield Washer Reservoir
280
Exhaust System
281
Cooling System
282
Hoses And Vacuum/Vapor Harnesses
286
Brakes
287
Automatic Transmission
290
Manual Transmission
291
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
292
CONVERTIBLE TOP CARE
297
Washing
298
General Cleaning
298
Weather Strip Care
299
FUSES
299
Underhood Accessory Fuse Block Fuses
299
Relay Control Module Fuses
304
Interior Fuses
305
REPLACEMENT BULBS
307
Interior Light Bulbs
307
Exterior Light Bulbs
307
EXTERIOR LIGHT BULB SERVICE
308
Headlights
308
Front Turn Signal and Parking/Standing Lights
309
Front and Rear Sidemarker Lights
309
Tail, Stop, Back Up and Turn Signal Lights
310
License Plate Light
311
Headlight Aiming
312
VEHICLE STORAGE
313
SPECIFICATIONS
314
FLUID CAPACITIES
317
RECOMMENDED FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
318
Engine
318
Chassis
319
Body
320
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
321
INTRODUCTION
322
WARRANTY
322
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
323
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
324
SCOPE OF WORK FOR A SCHEDULE MAINTENANCE SERVICE
324
SCOPE OF WORK FOR B SCHEDULE MAINTENANCE SERVICE
325
FSS SYSTEM
327
REGULAR CHECK-UPS
328
Additional Periodic Maintenance
329
SPECIAL MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS
331
Coolant
331
Dust Filter for Heating/Ventilation Replacement (If Equipped)
331
ENGINE OIL CHANGE AND FILTER REPLACEMENT
332
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
333
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
335
Prepare For The Appointment
335
Prepare A List
335
Be Reasonable With Requests
335
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
335
Chrysler Motors LLC Customer Center
336
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
337
In Mexico contact
337
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
337
Service Contract
337
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
338
MOPAR PARTS
339
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
339
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
339
In Canada
339
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
339
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
341
Treadwear
341
Traction Grades
341
Temperature Grades
342
INDEX
343

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