2009 Chrysler Sebring Owner's Manual

2009 Chrysler Sebring owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
Sebring
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
7.32 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
9
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Ignition Key Removal
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
17
Locking the Doors with the Key
17
SENTRY KEY
17
Replacement Keys
19
Sentry Key Programming
19
General Information
20
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
21
Rearming The System
21
To Arm The System
21
To Disarm The System
22
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
23
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - IF EQUIPPED
23
To Unlock the Doors
24
To Lock the Doors
26
To Unlatch the Trunk
27
Using the Express Down Windows Feature - If Equipped
28
Using the Panic Alarm
28
Programming Additional RKE Transmitters
28
Battery Replacement
29
General Information
30
REMOTE START SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
31
How to Use Remote Start
32
DOOR LOCKS
34
Manual Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Child Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors)
37
POWER WINDOWS
38
Power Window Switches
38
Auto Window Down - If Equipped
39
Auto Window Up - If Equipped
40
Window Lockout Switch
40
Wind Buffeting
41
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
41
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
42
Trunk Internal Emergency Release
43
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
44
Lap/Shoulder Belts
46
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
51
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
51
Rear Seat Belts
52
Seat Belt Pretensioners
52
Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder System (BeltAlert)
52
BeltAlert Programming
53
Automatic Locking Mode
54
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
54
Seat Belt Extender
54
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
55
SRS Components
56
Front Seat Airbag Features
57
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
63
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
69
Child Restraints
71
Transporting Pets
82
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
82
SAFETY TIPS
83
Exhaust Gas
83
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
83
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
84
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
85
MIRRORS
89
Inside Day/Night Mirror
89
Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
90
Power Mirrors
91
Adjusting Sideview Mirrors
92
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
92
HANDS-FREE COMMUNICATION (UConnect) - IF EQUIPPED
93
Operation
95
Phone Call Features
103
UConnect System Features
106
Advanced Phone Connectivity
111
Things You Should Know About Your UConnect System
112
General Information
121
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (VR) - IF EQUIPPED
121
Voice Recognition System (VR) Operation
121
Commands
123
Voice Training
126
SEATS
127
Manual Front Seat Adjustment
127
Reclining Bucket Seats
129
Lumbar Support - If Equipped
130
Power Seats - If Equipped
130
Adjustable Head Restraints
131
Heated Seats - If Equipped
132
Fold Flat Passenger Seat Back
133
Folding Rear Seat
134
Folding Rear Seat Center Armrest
135
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
135
LIGHTS
137
Map/Reading/Interior Lights
137
Headlights, Parking Lights and Instrument Panel Lights
138
Automatic Headlight System - If Equipped
139
Headlight Time Delay
139
Flash-To-Pass
140
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) - If Equipped
140
Lights On Reminder
140
Fog Lights - If Equipped
140
Turn Signals
141
High Beam/Low Beam Select Switch
142
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
143
Intermittent Wiper System
144
Mist Feature
145
Headlights With Wipers Feature (Available With Auto Headlights Only)
145
Windshield Washers
146
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
146
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
147
To Activate
148
To Set At A Desired Speed
148
To Deactivate
148
To Resume Speed
149
To Vary The Speed Setting
149
To Accelerate For Passing
150
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
150
Programming Homelink
151
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
155
Security
155
Troubleshooting Tips
156
General Information
156
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
157
Sunroof Operation
158
Auto Sunroof Express With Anti-Pinch Protection - If Equipped
158
Sunshade Operation
159
Wind Buffeting
159
Sunroof Maintenance
159
Ignition Off Operation
159
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
160
CIGAR LIGHTER AND ASH RECEIVER - IF EQUIPPED
162
CUPHOLDERS
163
Heated/Cooled Cupholder - If Equipped
163
Rear Bottle Holders
164
STORAGE
165
Drivers Side Sunglass Holder - If Equipped
165
Cargo Area
166
CONSOLE FEATURES
167
Dual Storage Bins
168
Video Console - If Equipped
170
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
171
Rear Window Defroster - If Equipped
171
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
173
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
176
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - BASE
177
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - PREMIUM
178
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
179
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
191
EVIC Displays
193
Oil Change Required
193
Trip Functions
194
Compass Display
196
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
198
SETTING THE ANALOG CLOCK
201
SALES CODE REQ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6-DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
201
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
201
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
210
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
212
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
214
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
215
AM/FM/CD/DVD MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
217
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
217
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Communication (UConnect) - If Equipped
217
Clock Setting Procedure
218
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
220
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
220
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
223
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
225
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
228
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
229
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
229
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
235
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
237
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
239
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
240
SATELLITE RADIO - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
241
System Activation
241
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
241
Selecting Satellite Mode
242
Satellite Antenna
242
Reception Quality
243
Operating Instructions - Satellite Mode
243
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Phone (If Equipped)
246
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If Equipped)
246
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES) - IF EQUIPPED
246
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
248
Right-Hand Switch Functions
249
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Radio Operation
249
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Media (i.e., CD) Operation
249
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
250
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
250
CLIMATE CONTROLS
251
Manual Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
251
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) - If Equipped
255
Operating Tips
261
STARTING AND OPERATING
265
STARTING PROCEDURES
269
Normal Starting
269
Tip Start Feature
270
Extremely Cold Weather (Below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
270
If Engine Fails to Start
270
After Starting
271
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
271
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE
272
Brake/Transaxle Interlock System
273
Automatic Transaxle Ignition Interlock System
274
4 Speed/6 Speed Automatic Transaxle
274
AUTOSTICK - IF EQUIPPED
278
Operation
278
General Information
279
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
280
Acceleration
280
Traction
280
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
281
Flowing/Rising Water
281
Shallow Standing Water
281
POWER STEERING
283
Power Steering Fluid Check
284
PARKING BRAKE
284
BRAKE SYSTEM
287
Anti-Lock Brake System - If Equipped
288
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)
290
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
293
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
293
Traction Control System (TCS)
293
Brake Assist System (BAS)
294
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
295
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
298
Tire Markings
298
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
302
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
303
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
307
Tire Pressure
307
Tire Inflation Pressures
308
Radial-Ply Tires
310
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
311
Limited Use Spare - If Equipped
312
Tire Spinning
313
Tread Wear Indicators
313
Life of Tire
314
Replacement Tires
314
TIRE CHAINS
316
SNOW TIRES
316
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
317
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
318
Base System
320
Premium System - If Equipped
322
General Information
326
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
327
2.4L and 2.7L Engine
327
3.5L Engine
327
Reformulated Gasoline
328
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
328
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
329
MMT in Gasoline
329
Materials Added to Fuel
330
Fuel System Cautions
330
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
331
FLEXIBLE FUEL- 2.7L ONLY (EXCEPT CALIFORNIA EMISSION STATES)
332
E-85 General Information
332
ETHANOL FUEL (E-85)
333
Fuel Requirements
333
Selection of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) and Gasoline Vehicles
334
Starting
334
Cruising Range
335
Replacement Parts
335
Maintenance
335
ADDING FUEL
335
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
335
Loose Filler Cap Message
338
VEHICLE LOADING
338
Vehicle Certification Label
338
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
339
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
339
Overloading
339
Loading
340
TRAILER TOWING
340
Common Towing Definitions
340
Trailer Hitch Classification
342
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
343
Trailer and Tongue Weight
344
Towing Requirements
345
Towing Tips
348
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
350
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground)
350
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
351
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
352
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
352
Engine Oil Overheating (2.4L Engine Only) - If Equipped
354
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
354
Jack Location
355
Spare Tire Stowage
355
Preparations For Jacking
356
Jacking Instructions
357
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURE
362
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
365
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
366
Towing With The Ignition Key
366
Towing Without The Ignition Key
367
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
367
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
367
Towing Without Power - Override Transaxle Interlock System
367
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
369
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 2.4L
371
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 2.7L
372
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.5L
373
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
374
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
374
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
375
REPLACEMENT PARTS
376
DEALER SERVICE
377
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
377
Engine Oil
377
Engine Oil Filter
381
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
381
Maintenance-Free Battery
382
Air Conditioner Maintenance
383
A/C Air Filter - If Equipped
384
Body Lubrication
386
Windshield Wiper Blades
386
Adding Washer Fluid
387
Exhaust System
387
Cooling System
390
Brake System
396
Automatic Transaxle
397
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
400
Cleaning Center Console Cupholders
405
FUSES
406
Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM)
406
VEHICLE STORAGE
412
REPLACEMENT BULBS
412
BULB REPLACEMENT
413
Headlight
413
Front Turn Signal/Parking Light
415
Front Fog Light
415
Tail/Stop, Rear Turn Signal and Backup Lights
417
License Plate Light
420
Center High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL)
420
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
421
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
422
Engine
422
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
425
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
426
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
426
Required Maintenance Intervals
428
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
443
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
445
Prepare For The Appointment
445
Prepare A List
445
Be Reasonable With Requests
445
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
445
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
446
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
446
In Mexico contact
446
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
447
Service Contract
447
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
448
MOPAR PARTS
448
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
448
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
448
In Canada
449
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
449
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
450
Treadwear
451
Traction Grades
451
Temperature Grades
452
INDEX
453

FAQ about the 2009 Chrysler Sebring Manual

What contains the 2009 Sebring manual?

The Chrysler Sebring owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chrysler to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chrysler Sebring. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chrysler Sebring 2009 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chrysler Sebring owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Chrysler Sebring
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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