2008 Chrysler Pacifica Owner's Manual

2008 Chrysler Pacifica owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
Pacifica
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
6.7 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
INTRODUCTION
4
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
4
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
6
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
6
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
7
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
9
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
12
Ignition Key Removal
12
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
14
Locking Doors With The Key
14
STEERING WHEEL LOCK - IF EQUIPPED
14
If You Wish To Manually Lock The Steering Wheel
14
To Release The Steering Wheel Lock
14
Automatic Transaxle Ignition Interlock System
15
SENTRY KEY - IF EQUIPPED
15
Replacement Keys
16
Customer Key Programming
17
General Information
18
SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
18
Rearming of the System - If Equipped
18
To Arm the System
18
To Disarm the System
19
Security System Manual Override
19
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM
20
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY
20
To unlock the doors and liftgate
21
To lock the doors and liftgate
22
To Open/Close Power Liftgate - If Equipped
23
Flash Lights On Lock/Unlock
23
Using The Panic Alarm
24
Programming Additional Transmitters
24
Battery Replacement
24
DOOR LOCKS
26
Manual Door Locks
26
Power Door Locks
27
Child Protection Door Lock
30
WINDOWS
32
Power Windows
32
LIFTGATE
34
Power Liftgate - If Equipped
35
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
38
Lap/Shoulder Belts
39
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
45
Seat Belt Pretensioners
47
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
47
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
48
Automatic-Locking Retractor (ALR)
49
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
49
Seat Belt Extender
49
Driver and Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System - Airbag
50
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
65
Child Restraint
67
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
77
SAFETY TIPS
78
Exhaust Gas
78
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
79
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
80
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
81
MIRRORS
86
Inside Day / Night Mirror
86
Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
86
Drivers Side Outside Mirror Auto Dimmer - If Equipped
87
Exterior Mirrors Folding Feature
87
Outside Mirror - Drivers Side
87
Outside Mirror - Passengers Side
88
Power Remote-Control Mirrors
88
Heated Remote Control Mirrors - If Equipped
89
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
89
HANDS-FREE COMMUNICATION (UConnect) - IF EQUIPPED
89
Operations
91
Phone Call Features
98
UConnect System Features
100
Advanced Phone Connectivity
105
Things You Should Know About Your UConnect System
106
General Information
114
SEATS
115
10-Way Drivers Power Seat - If Equipped
115
8-Way Drivers Power Seat - If Equipped
116
4-Way Passengers Power Seat
116
Adjustable Head Restraints
117
Heated Seats - If Equipped
118
Second Row Manual Seat Recliner - If Equipped
120
Second Row Manual Seat Adjuster - If Equipped
121
Second Row Bench Seating - If Equipped
122
Second Row Fold and Tumble Seats - If Equipped
123
Third Row Easy Exit - If Equipped
124
Third Row Seating - If Equipped
126
Load Floor - If Equipped
127
Plastic Grocery Bag Retainer
128
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT - IF EQUIPPED
128
Easy Exit Seat (Available with Memory Seat Only)
132
Tilt Mirrors in Reverse (Available with Memory Seat Only) - If Equipped
133
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
133
LIGHTS
134
Overhead Console Map/Reading Lights
134
Interior Lights
135
Multi-Function Lever
136
Headlights, Parking Lights, Instrument Panel Lights
136
Automatic Headlights
137
Daytime Running Lights (Canada Only)
138
Lights-on Reminder
138
Headlight Time Delay
138
Fog Lights - If Equipped
138
Turn Signals
139
Highbeam/Lowbeam Select Switch
139
Passing Light
139
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
140
Windshield Washers
140
Mist Feature
140
Windshield Wiper Operation
141
Intermittent Wiper System
141
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
141
TILT STEERING COLUMN
143
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
144
To Activate
144
To Set a Desired Speed
145
To Deactivate
145
To Resume Speed
145
To Vary the Speed Setting
145
To Accelerate For Passing
146
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
146
Programming HomeLink
147
Canadian Programming/Gate Programming
150
Using HomeLink
151
Reprogramming a Single HomeLink Buttons
151
Security
151
Troubleshooting Tips
152
General Information
152
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)
153
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM - ABS/TCS/BAS/ESP
154
Traction Control System (TCS)
154
Brake Assist System (BAS)
154
ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
155
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS - IF EQUIPPED
159
REAR PARK SENSE SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
160
Rear Park Assist Sensors
161
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
162
Enable/Disable the Rear Park Assist System - If Equipped
165
Service the Rear Park Assist System
165
Cleaning the Rear Park Assist System
166
REAR CAMERA - IF EQUIPPED
166
OVERHEAD CONSOLE - IF EQUIPPED
168
Courtesy/Reading Lights
168
Sunglasses Storage
168
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
169
Express Open Feature
170
Wind Buffeting
171
Sunroof Comfort Position - If Equipped
171
Sunroof Maintenance
172
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
172
Electrical Outlet Use With Engine Off
173
CUPHOLDERS
174
Front Seat Cupholders
174
Second Row Seat Cupholders
174
Third Row Seat Cupholders - If Equipped
175
STORAGE
175
Console Features
175
Rear Cargo Storage Bin - If Equipped
175
Retractable Cargo Area Cover - If Equipped
176
Cargo Tie-Down Hooks
177
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK - IF EQUIPPED
178
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM
180
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
181
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CONTROLS
184
BASE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
185
PREMIUM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
186
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
187
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
199
Oil Change Required
202
Customer Programmable Features - If Equipped
203
Compass Display - If Equipped
207
Mini-Trip Functions - If Equipped
208
SETTING THE ANALOG CLOCK
209
ELECTRONIC DIGITAL CLOCK
209
Clock Setting Procedure
210
RADIO GENERAL INFORMATION
210
Radio Broadcast Signals
210
Two Types of Signals
211
Electrical Disturbances
211
AM Reception
211
FM Reception
211
SALES CODE RAH - AM AND FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER AND CD/DVD CHANGER CONTROLS
212
Radio Operation
212
CD Player Operation
216
CD/DVD Changer Operation
218
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
218
Operation Instructions - (CD Mode For MP3 Audio Play)
220
SALES CODE REV - AM AND FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER AND CD/DVD CHANGER CONTROLS
222
Radio Operation
222
CD Player Operation
226
CD/DVD Changer Operation
228
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
228
Operation Instructions - (CD Mode For MP3 Audio Play)
230
Operating Instructions - MP3 Player, Portable Walkman
231
Operating Instructions - Video Games/Camcorders
231
6 DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (RDV) - IF EQUIPPED
232
Operating Instructions - CD/DVD Changer
233
EJECT (EJT) Button
235
Operating Instructions - Remote Control
235
Operating Instructions - Video Screen
239
Operating Instructions - Headphones
241
Operating Instructions - Auxiliary Input
243
NAVIGATION SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
243
SATELLITE RADIO - IF EQUIPPED
245
System Activation
245
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ENS/SID)
245
Selecting Satellite Mode in RBB, RAH, REV and RBK Radios
246
Selecting Satellite Mode in RBP, RBU, RAZ, RB1 and RBQ Radios
246
Selecting a Channel
247
Storing and Selecting Pre-Set Channels
247
Using the PTY (Program Type) Button (If Equipped)
247
PTY Button SCAN
247
PTY Button SEEK
248
Satellite Antenna
248
Reception Quality
248
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS
248
Radio Operation
249
CD Player
249
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
250
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
250
CLIMATE CONTROLS
250
Manual Air Conditioning and Heating System
251
Mode Control
252
Manual Air Conditioning Operation
256
Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
259
Electric Rear Window Defroster
269
STARTING AND OPERATING
271
STARTING PROCEDURES
275
Automatic Transmission
276
Normal Starting (Above 32 degrees F / 0 degrees C)
276
Extremely Cold Weather Starting (Below -20 degrees F / -29 degrees C)
276
High Altitude Starting (Above 4,000 ft. / 1 219 m)
276
If Engine Fails To Start
277
After Starting
278
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
278
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
278
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
279
Automatic Transmission Ignition Interlock System
280
Reset Mode - Electronic Transmission
280
AUTOSTICK
282
AutoStick Operation
282
AutoStick General Information
282
ALL WHEEL DRIVE - IF EQUIPPED
284
PARKING BRAKE
285
BRAKE SYSTEM
287
Anti-Lock Brake System
288
POWER STEERING
290
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
291
Acceleration
291
Traction
292
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
292
Flowing/Rising Water
292
Shallow Standing Water
293
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
294
Tire Markings
294
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
298
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
299
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
303
Tire Pressure
303
Tire Inflation Pressures
304
Radial-Ply Tires
306
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
307
Limited Use Spare - If Equipped
307
Tire Spinning
308
Tread Wear Indicators
309
Life of Tire
309
Replacement Tires
310
Alignment And Balance
311
TIRE CHAINS
312
SNOW TIRES
313
TIRE ROTATION
313
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
314
Basic TPMS without EVIC - If Equipped
317
Basic TPMS with EVIC - If Equipped
319
Premium TPMS - If Equipped
320
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
321
Service Tire System Soon
322
General Information
324
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
324
3.8L GASOLINE ENGINES
325
4.0L GASOLINE ENGINES
325
Reformulated Gasoline
326
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
326
MMT In Gasoline
327
Materials Added to Fuel
327
Fuel System Cautions
327
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
328
ADDING FUEL
329
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
329
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
330
VEHICLE LOADING
331
Vehicle Certification Label
331
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
332
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
332
Overloading
332
Loading
333
TRAILER TOWING
334
Common Towing Definitions
334
Trailer Hitch Classification
338
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
338
Trailer and Tongue Weight
341
Towing Requirements
342
Towing Tips
347
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
348
TOWING THIS VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE (Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground)
348
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
349
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
350
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
351
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
352
Jack Location
352
Spare Tire Stowage
354
Preparations For Jacking
355
Jacking Instructions
356
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURE
360
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
362
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
363
With Ignition Key
363
Without The Ignition Key
365
TOWING THIS VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE (Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground)
365
TOWING THIS VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE WITH A TOW DOLLY
365
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
367
3.8L ENGINES
370
4.0L ENGINES
371
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
372
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
373
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
373
REPLACEMENT PARTS
375
DEALER SERVICE
375
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
376
Engine Oil
376
Engine Oil Filter
379
Drive Belt
379
Spark Plugs
379
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
380
Catalytic Converter
380
Maintenance-Free Battery
382
Air Conditioner Maintenance
383
Power Steering - Fluid Check
385
Front and Rear Suspension Ball Joints
385
Steering Shaft Seal
385
Steering Linkage
386
Drive Shaft Universal Joints
386
Body Lubrication
386
Windshield Wiper Blades
387
Windshield and Rear Window Washers
387
Exhaust System
388
Cooling System
389
Hoses And Vacuum/Vapor Harnesses
394
Brakes
394
Master Cylinder - Brake Fluid Level Check
396
Fuel System Hoses
397
Automatic Transmission
398
All Wheel Drive (AWD) - If Equipped
400
Front And Rear Wheel Bearings
401
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
401
Cleaning The Center Console Cup Holders
406
FUSES (INTEGRATED POWER MODULE)
407
VEHICLE STORAGE
410
REPLACEMENT LIGHT BULBS
411
BULB REPLACEMENT
412
Headlights
412
High Intensity Discharge Headlights (HID) - If Equipped
413
Front Park/Turn Signal and Sidemarker Lights
413
Front Fog Light
414
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, Side Marker and Back-up Lights
415
License Light
415
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
416
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
417
Engine
417
Chassis
418
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
419
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
420
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
420
Required Maintenance Intervals
423
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
427
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
428
Prepare For The Appointment
428
Prepare A List
428
Be Reasonable With Requests
428
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
428
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
431
MOPAR PARTS
431
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
431
In Canada
432
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
432
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
434
Treadwear
434
Traction Grades
434
Temperature Grades
435
INDEX
437

FAQ about the 2008 Chrysler Pacifica Manual

What contains the 2008 Pacifica manual?

The Chrysler Pacifica owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chrysler to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chrysler Pacifica. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chrysler Pacifica 2008 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

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