2009 Dodge Durango Owner's Manual

2009 Dodge Durango owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Durango
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
8.3 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
ROLLOVER WARNING
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
7
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
7
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Ignition Key Removal
14
Locking Doors With The Key
16
STEERING WHEEL LOCK - IF EQUIPPED
16
To Manually Lock the Steering Wheel
16
To Release the Steering Wheel Lock
16
Automatic Transaxle Ignition Interlock System - If Equipped
16
SENTRY KEY
17
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
19
General Information
20
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM - IF EQUIPPED
20
To Set the Alarm
20
To Disarm the System
21
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
22
Vehicles Equipped With Power Door Locks
22
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock the Doors and Liftgate
23
To Lock the Doors and Liftgate
24
Using the Panic Alarm
26
General Information
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
27
Battery Replacement
27
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
28
How to Use Remote Start
28
DOOR LOCKS
30
Manual Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Child Protection Door Lock
34
WINDOWS
34
Power Windows
35
Auto Down
36
Auto Up Feature with Anti-Pinch Protection (Drivers and Front Passenger Door Only)
36
Window Lockout Switch
37
LIFTGATE
37
Power Liftgate - If Equipped
38
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
41
Lap/Shoulder Belts
42
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
46
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode - If Equipped
47
Rear 60/40 Seat Third Row Center Three Point Belt - If Equipped
48
Seat Belt Pretensioners
50
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
51
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
52
Seat Belt Extender
52
Driver And Right Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)-Airbags
53
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
62
Child Restraint
64
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
73
SAFETY TIPS
74
Transporting Passengers
74
Exhaust Gas
75
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
76
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
76
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
79
MIRRORS
84
Inside Day/Night Mirror
84
Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
84
Outside Mirrors
85
Outside Folding Mirrors - If Equipped
85
Power Mirrors
85
Automatic Dimming Drivers Outside Mirror - If Equipped
87
Heated Mirrors - If Equipped
87
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
88
uconnect phone - IF EQUIPPED
88
Operation
90
Phone Call Features
98
uconnect phone Features
101
Advanced Phone Connectivity
106
Things You Should Know About Your uconnect phone
108
General Information
117
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (VR) - IF EQUIPPED
117
Voice Recognition System (VR) Operation
117
Commands
119
Voice Training
122
SEATS
122
Manual Front Seat Adjustment
122
Manual Front Seat Recliners
123
Manual Lumbar Support Adjustment - If Equipped
124
Adjustable Head Restraints - All Seating Positions
124
Eight-Way Drivers Power Seat - If Equipped
125
Four-Way Passengers Power Seat - If Equipped
126
Heated Seats - If Equipped
126
Second Row Bucket Seats - Fold and Tumble
128
Second Row 40/20/40 Seat - Fold and Tumble
130
Third Row Seat Bench - If Equipped
134
Third Row 60/40 Folding - If Equipped
136
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT - IF EQUIPPED
138
Setting Memory Positions and Linking RKE Transmitter to Memory
139
Memory Position Recall
140
To Disable A RKE Transmitter Linked to Memory
141
Self-Limiting Control
142
Driver Easy Exit and Easy Entry Control
142
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
143
LIGHTS
145
Headlight Switch
145
Interior Lights
148
Battery Saver
149
Illuminated Entry
149
Daytime Running Lights (Canada Only)
150
Lights-On Reminder
150
Fog Lights - If Equipped
150
Multifunction Lever
151
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
153
Windshield Wipers
153
Windshield Washers
154
TILT STEERING COLUMN
155
DRIVER ADJUSTABLE PEDALS - IF EQUIPPED
156
Adjustment
156
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
157
To Activate
158
To Set At A Desired Speed
158
To Deactivate
158
To Resume Speed
158
To Vary The Speed Setting
159
To Accelerate For Passing
159
REAR PARK ASSIST - IF EQUIPPED
160
Rear Park Assist Sensors
160
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
161
Enable/Disable The Rear Park Assist
164
Service The Rear Park Assist
164
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist
165
REAR BACKUP CAMERA - IF EQUIPPED
165
Turning the Rear Camera On or Off - With Navigation Radio
166
Turning the Rear Camera On or Off - Without Navigation Radio
166
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
167
Courtesy/Reading Lights
167
OVERHEAD CONSOLE WITH ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
168
Dome/Reading Lights
168
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) - If Equipped
169
Compass/Temperature Button
175
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
177
Programming HomeLink
179
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
181
Using HomeLink
182
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
182
Security
182
Troubleshooting Tips
183
General Information
183
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
184
Express Open Feature
184
Wind Buffeting
185
Sunroof Maintenance
186
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
186
Configuring Power Outlets
188
115-Volt Inverter Outlet - If Equipped
189
FLOOR CONSOLE
191
Floor Console Features
191
Rear Floor Console Features - If Equipped
192
CARGO AREA FEATURES
193
Cargo Management System - If Equipped
193
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
195
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
195
Rear Window Defrosting
196
FACTORY INSTALLED ROOF LUGGAGE RACK
197
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
199
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
203
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
204
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTION
205
ELECTRONIC DIGITAL CLOCK
217
Clock Setting Procedure
217
AM/FM/CD/DVD RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
218
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
218
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone - If Equipped
218
Clock Setting Procedure
218
SALES CODE REQ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6-DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
221
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
221
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
229
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
231
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
234
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
234
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
236
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
237
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
240
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
242
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
244
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
245
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
245
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
251
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
253
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
256
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
256
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) - IF EQUIPPED
257
Connecting The iPod
258
Using This Feature
258
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
259
Play Mode
259
List Or Browse Mode
260
uconnect studios (SATELLITE RADIO) - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
262
System Activation
262
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
263
Selecting uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
264
Satellite Antenna
264
Reception Quality
264
Operating Instructions - uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
264
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone (If Equipped)
267
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If Equipped)
267
uconnect studios (SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV) - IF EQUIPPED
267
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (SALES CODE XRV) - IF EQUIPPED
268
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
268
Radio Operation
269
CD Player
269
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
269
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
270
CLIMATE CONTROLS
271
Manual Control
271
Air Conditioning Operation
271
Front Blower Control
272
Front Mode Control
272
Rear Temperature Control - If Equipped
274
Rear Window Defrosting and Rear Window Washer/Wiper
275
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) - If Equipped
275
Automatic Control
276
Level Of Automatic Control
276
Manual Control (ATC)
277
Rear Zone Climate Control - If Equipped
280
Rear Rotary Temperature Control
281
Front Unit to Rear Unit Chart
283
Operating Tips
283
Operating Tips Chart
285
STARTING AND OPERATING
287
STARTING PROCEDURES
291
Normal Starting
291
Extremely Cold Weather (below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
292
If Engine Fails To Start
292
After Starting
293
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
293
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
294
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
295
Gear Ranges
295
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
300
NV 140 Transfer Case Operating Information/Precautions - If Equipped
300
NV 244 Generation II Transfer Case Operating Information/Precautions - If Equipped
300
Shifting Procedure - NV 244 Generation II Transfer Case
304
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
305
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
306
Flowing/Rising Water
306
Shallow Standing Water
306
POWER STEERING
308
Power Steering Fluid Check
309
PARKING BRAKE
310
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
311
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
314
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
314
Traction Control System (TCS)
315
Brake Assist System (BAS)
315
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
316
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
317
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
321
ESP/BAS Warning Light and ESP/TCS Indicator Light
321
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
322
Tire Markings
322
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
326
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
327
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
331
Tire Pressure
331
Tire Inflation Pressures
332
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
333
Radial Ply Tires
334
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
334
Limited-Use Spare - If Equipped
335
Tire Spinning
336
Tread Wear Indicators
336
Life of Tire
337
Replacement Tires
338
SUPPLEMENTAL TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION - IF EQUIPPED
339
TIRE CHAINS
339
SNOW TIRES
341
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
341
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
342
Base System
344
Premium System - If Equipped
346
General Information
349
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
349
Reformulated Gasoline
350
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
351
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
351
MMT In Gasoline
352
Materials Added To Fuel
352
Fuel System Cautions
352
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
353
FLEXIBLE FUEL (4.7L ENGINE ONLY) - IF EQUIPPED
354
E-85 General Information
354
ETHANOL FUEL (E-85)
355
Fuel Requirements
355
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) and Gasoline Vehicles
356
Starting
356
Cruising Range
357
Replacement Parts
357
ADDING FUEL
357
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
357
Loose Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap) Message
359
VEHICLE LOADING
360
Certification Label
360
Curb Weight
361
Loading
361
TRAILER TOWING
362
Common Towing Definitions
363
Trailer Hitch Classification
365
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
366
Trailer and Tongue Weight
366
Towing Requirements
367
Towing Tips
372
SNOWPLOW
373
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
373
2WD Models
373
4WD Models
374
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
379
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
380
JACKING INSTRUCTIONS
381
Jack Location
381
Removing The Spare Tire
382
Tire Changing Procedure
383
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
390
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
392
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS - IF EQUIPPED
393
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
393
Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles
394
Two-Wheel Drive Vehicles
394
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
395
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.7L
397
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 4.7L
398
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 5.7L
399
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
400
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
400
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
401
REPLACEMENT PARTS
402
DEALER SERVICE
402
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
403
Engine Oil
403
Engine Oil Filter
405
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
405
Maintenance-Free Battery
406
Air Conditioner Maintenance
407
Drive Shaft Constant Velocity Joints
408
Body Lubrication
408
Windshield Wiper Blades
409
Adding Washer Fluid
409
Exhaust System
410
Cooling System
412
Brake System
418
Automatic Transmission
419
Transfer Case
421
Axles
422
Appearance Care and Protection From Corrosion
422
FUSES
428
Interior Fuses
428
Underhood Fuses (Power Distribution Center)
431
Underhood Fuses (Integrated Power Module)
434
VEHICLE STORAGE
436
REPLACEMENT LIGHT BULBS
436
BULB REPLACEMENT
437
Headlights/Parking/Turn Signal
437
Rear Side Marker, Tail Lights, Turn Signals And Backup Lights - Replacement
439
License Lights
442
Center High-Mounted Stoplight
443
Fog Lights
444
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES U.SMetric Fuel (Approximate)27 Gal-lons102 Liters Engine Oil with Filter3.7L Engine (SAE 5W-20, API Certified)5 Quarts4.7 Liters 4.7L Engine (SAE 5W-20, API Certified)6 Quarts5.7 Liters 5.7L Engine (SAE 5W-20, API Certified)7 Quarts6
445
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
446
Engine
446
Chassis
447
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
449
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
450
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
450
Required Maintenance Intervals
452
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
465
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
467
Prepare For The Appointment
467
Prepare A List
467
Be Reasonable With Requests
467
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
467
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
468
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
468
In Mexico contact
468
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
469
Service Contract
469
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
470
MOPAR PARTS
470
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
470
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
470
In Canada
471
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
471
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
472
Treadwear
473
Traction Grades
473
Temperature Grades
473
INDEX
475

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

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

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