2009 Chrysler 300 Owner's Manual

2009 Chrysler 300 owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
300
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
9.04 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
8
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
8
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
8
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
14
Integrated Ignition Key
15
Ignition Key Removal
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
16
SENTRY KEY
17
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
19
General Information
20
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM - IF EQUIPPED
20
Rearming of the System
20
To Arm the System
20
To Disarm the System
21
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM
22
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock the Doors
23
To Lock the Doors
25
To Unlatch the Trunk
26
Using the Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
27
Transmitter Battery Service
27
General Information
28
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
28
How to Use Remote Start
28
DOOR LOCKS
30
Manual Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
32
Child Protection Door Lock
34
WINDOWS
37
Power Windows
37
Wind Buffeting
41
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
41
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
42
Trunk Emergency Release
42
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
43
Lap/Shoulder Belts
44
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
49
Seat Belt Pretensioners
50
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
50
Automatic Locking Mode - If Equipped
51
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
52
Seat Belt Extender
52
Driver and Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag
53
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
65
Child Restraints
67
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
77
SAFETY TIPS
77
Transporting Passengers
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
87
Inside Day/Night Mirror
87
Automatic Dimming Inside Mirror - If Equipped
87
Outside Mirrors
88
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature - If Equipped
89
Outside Mirror Auto Dimmer - If Equipped
89
Outside Mirrors with Turn Signal and Approach Lighting - If Equipped
89
Tilt Mirrors in Reverse - If Equipped
90
Power Mirrors
90
Heated Power Mirrors - If Equipped
91
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
91
uconnect phone - IF EQUIPPED
91
Operation
93
Phone Call Features
102
uconnect phone Features
104
Advanced Phone Connectivity
109
Things You Should Know About Your uconnect phone
111
General Information
120
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (VR) - IF EQUIPPED
120
Voice Recognition System (VR) Operation
120
Commands
122
Voice Training
125
SEATS
126
Power Seats
126
Power Reclining Seats
127
Lumbar Support
128
Head Restraints
129
Heated Seats - If Equipped
129
Folding Rear Seat
131
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT - IF EQUIPPED
132
Programming The Memory Feature
133
Linking and Unlinking the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Transmitter to the Memory Feature
134
Memory Position Recall
134
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available with Memory Seat Only)
135
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
137
LIGHTS
138
Headlight Switch
138
Automatic Headlights - If Equipped
139
Headlights On with Wipers (Available with Auto Headlights Only)
139
SmartBeams - If Equipped
140
Headlight Time Delay
141
Daytime Running Lights - If Equipped
142
Lights-On Reminder
142
Fog Lights - If Equipped
142
Multifunction Lever
142
Overhead Console Map/Reading Lights
144
Interior Lights
144
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
145
Intermittent Wiper System
146
Mist Feature
147
Windshield Washers
147
Headlights On with Wipers (Available with Auto Headlights Only)
147
Rain Sensing Wipers - If Equipped
148
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
149
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN - IF EQUIPPED
150
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS - IF EQUIPPED
151
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
152
To Activate
153
To Set At A Desired Speed
154
To Deactivate
154
To Resume Speed
154
To Vary the Speed Setting
154
To Accelerate For Passing
155
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) - IF EQUIPPED
156
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
158
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
159
To Activate
160
To Set a Desired Acc Speed
160
To Cancel
161
To Turn Off
162
To Resume Speed
162
To Vary the Speed Setting
163
Setting the Following Distance in ACC
164
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
166
Display Warnings and Maintenance
170
Precautions While Driving with ACC
173
General Information
176
Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode
177
REAR PARK ASSIST
179
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
182
Courtesy/Reading Lights
183
Sunglasses Storage
183
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
183
Programming HomeLink
185
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
187
Using HomeLink
188
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
188
Security
188
Troubleshooting Tips
189
General Information
189
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
190
Opening Sunroof - Express
191
Closing Sunroof - Express
191
Pinch Protect Feature
191
Pinch Protect Override
191
Venting Sunroof - Express
191
Sunshade Operation
192
Wind Buffeting
192
Sunroof Maintenance
192
Ignition Off Operation
192
Sunroof Fully Closed
193
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
193
CUPHOLDERS
196
Front Seat Cupholders
196
Rear Seat Cupholders
196
STORAGE
197
Console Features
197
Cargo Area
198
CARGO AREA FEATURES
200
Trunk Mat - If Equipped
200
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
200
Rear Window Defroster
200
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
201
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
203
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
207
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - BASE
208
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - PREMIUM
209
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
210
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
222
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
224
Oil Change Required
227
Trip Functions
228
Automatic All Wheel Drive (AWD) Displays - If Equipped
230
Compass Display
231
Driver-Selectable Surround Sound (DSS) - If Equipped
233
uconnect gps (Navigation) - If Equipped
234
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
234
SETTING THE ANALOG CLOCK
239
SALES CODE REQ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6-DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
240
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
240
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
248
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
250
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
252
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
253
AM/FM/CD/DVD RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
255
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
255
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone - If Equipped
255
Clock Setting Procedure
255
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
258
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
258
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
261
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
263
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
266
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
267
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
267
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
272
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
275
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
277
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
277
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) - IF EQUIPPED
278
Connecting The iPod
279
Using This Feature
280
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
280
Play Mode
280
List Or Browse Mode
282
uconnect studios (SATELLITE RADIO) - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
284
System Activation
284
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
284
Selecting uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
285
Satellite Antenna
285
Reception Quality
285
Operating Instructions - uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
286
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone (If Equipped)
288
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If Equipped)
288
KICKER HIGH PERFORMANCE SOUND SYSTEM WITH DRIVER-SELECTABLE SURROUND (DSS) - IF EQUIPPED
289
uconnect studios (SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV) - IF EQUIPPED
290
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES) - IF EQUIPPED
290
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
293
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
294
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
295
CLIMATE CONTROLS
296
Manual Air Conditioning and Heating System
296
Automatic Temperature Control - If Equipped
299
Operating Tips
304
STARTING AND OPERATING
307
STARTING PROCEDURES
311
Automatic Transmission
311
Normal Starting
312
Extremely Cold Weather (Below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
313
If Engine Fails To Start
313
After Starting
314
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
314
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
314
General Information
315
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
317
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
317
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
318
5-Speed Automatic Transmission
323
AUTOSTICK - IF EQUIPPED
328
Autostick Operation
328
ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) - IF EQUIPPED
328
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
329
Acceleration
329
Traction
330
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
330
Flowing/Rising Water
331
Shallow Standing Water
331
POWER STEERING
333
Power Steering Fluid Check
334
PARKING BRAKE
334
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
336
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
338
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
338
Traction Control System (TCS)
339
Brake Assist System (BAS)
339
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
340
Synchronizing ESP
342
ESP/BAS Malfunction Indicator Light and ESP/TCS Indicator Light
343
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
344
Tire Markings
344
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
347
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
348
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
352
Tire Pressure
352
Tire Inflation Pressures
353
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
355
Radial Ply Tires
355
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
355
Limited-Use Spare - If Equipped
356
Tire Spinning
357
Tread Wear Indicators
357
Life of Tire
358
Replacement Tires
359
SELF-SEALING TIRES - IF EQUIPPED
360
TIRE CHAINS
360
SNOW TIRES
362
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
362
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
363
Base System
365
Premium System - If Equipped
368
General Information
372
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
372
2.7L Engine
372
3.5L and 5.7L Engines
372
Reformulated Gasoline
373
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
373
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
374
MMT In Gasoline
375
Materials Added to Fuel
375
Fuel System Cautions
375
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
376
ADDING FUEL
377
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
377
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
379
VEHICLE LOADING
379
Vehicle Certification Label
380
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
380
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
380
Overloading
381
Loading
381
TRAILER TOWING
382
Common Towing Definitions
382
Trailer Hitch Classification
385
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
386
Trailer and Tongue Weight
387
Towing Requirements
388
Towing Tips
393
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
395
Two-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive
395
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
397
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
398
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
398
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
399
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
400
Preparations For Jacking
402
Jacking and Changing a Tire
402
Compact Spare Tire
407
Wheel Cover or Center Cap Installation (If Equipped)
408
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
410
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
413
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
414
Without The Ignition Key
414
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
414
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
416
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
417
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 2.7L
419
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.5L
420
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 5.7L
421
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
422
Loose Fuel Filler Cap
422
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
423
REPLACEMENT PARTS
424
DEALER SERVICE
424
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
425
Engine Oil
425
Engine Oil Filter
428
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
429
Maintenance-Free Battery
429
Air Conditioner Maintenance
431
A/C Air Filter
432
Body Lubrication
432
Windshield Wiper Blades
433
Windshield Washers/Headlight Washers - If Equipped
433
Exhaust System
434
Cooling System
437
Brake System
442
Automatic Transmission
444
All Wheel Drive (AWD) - If Equipped
445
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
446
FUSES
451
Integrated Power Module
451
Rear Power Distribution Center
453
VEHICLE STORAGE
458
REPLACEMENT BULBS
458
BULB REPLACEMENT
460
Low Beam Headlight, High Beam Headlight, Park/Turn Light, Inner Park Light, and Outer Park Light - 300 Models
460
Low Beam Headlight, High Beam Headlight, and Park/Turn Light - 300C
462
Backup Light, Side Marker Light, and Tail/Stop Turn Light - 300 Models
463
Tail/Stop, Tail, Turn Signal Light, and Backup Light - 300C Models
466
License Light
469
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
470
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
472
Engine
472
Chassis
473
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
475
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
476
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
476
Required Maintenance Intervals
478
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
493
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
495
Prepare For The Appointment
495
Prepare A List
495
Be Reasonable With Requests
495
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
495
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
496
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
496
In Mexico contact
496
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
497
Service Contract
497
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
498
MOPAR PARTS
498
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
498
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
498
In Canada
499
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
499
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
500
Treadwear
501
Traction Grades
501
Temperature Grades
501
INDEX
503

FAQ about the 2009 Chrysler 300 Manual

What contains the 2009 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 2009 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • 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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