2009 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner's Manual

2009 Dodge Grand Caravan owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Grand Caravan
Rating:
(9)

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Size:
18.61 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
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
14
SENTRY KEY
16
Replacement Keys
18
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM - IF EQUIPPED
19
Rearming Of The System
19
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - IF EQUIPPED
21
Using the RKE Transmitter
22
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
29
How to Use Remote Start
29
DOOR LOCKS
32
Manual Door Locks
32
Power Door Locks - If Equipped
33
WINDOWS
37
Power Vent Windows - If Equipped
37
Power Windows
37
SLIDING SIDE DOOR
42
Power Sliding Side Door - If Equipped
43
Sliding Side Door Child Protection Lock
47
LIFTGATE
49
Power Liftgate - If Equipped
50
STORAGE BIN SAFETY WARNING
53
Safety Warning
53
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
54
Lap/Shoulder Belts
56
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode - If Equipped
62
Seat Belt Pretensioners
62
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
63
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
64
Seat Belt Extender
64
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
65
Airbag System Components
65
Front Seat Airbag Features
66
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
70
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
76
Integrated Child Booster Seat - If Equipped
78
Integrated Child Seat - If Equipped
80
Child Restraints
81
REAR SEAT DELETE FEATURE (COMMERCIAL VEHICLES ONLY) - IF EQUIPPED
90
Restraining Infants and Small Children with Seat Delete Feature (Commercial Vehicles Only)
91
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
93
SAFETY TIPS
94
Transporting Passengers
94
Exhaust Gas
94
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
95
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
96
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
97
MIRRORS
102
Inside Day/Night Mirror - If Equipped
102
Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
102
Outside Mirrors
103
Drivers Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
104
Outside Mirror Folding Feature
104
Power Mirrors - If Equipped
104
Heated Mirrors - If Equipped
105
Tilt Mirrors in Reverse (Available with Memory Seat Only) - If Equipped
105
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
106
BLIND SPOT MONITORING - IF EQUIPPED
106
Rear Cross Path
112
Modes Of Operation
114
uconnect phone - IF EQUIPPED
115
Operation
117
Phone Call Features
125
uconnect phone Features
128
Advanced Phone Connectivity
133
Things You Should Know About Your uconnect phone
134
General Information
143
VOICE RECOGNITION (VR) SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
143
Voice Recognition (VR) System Operation
143
Commands
145
Voice Training
148
SEATS
148
Manual Front And Second Row Seat Adjuster
149
Eight-Way Driver And Passenger Power Seat - If Equipped
150
Adjustable Head Restraints
151
Heated Seats - If Equipped
152
Manual Reclining Seats - If Equipped
153
Manual Lumbar Adjust Lever - If Equipped
154
Stow n Go Seating - If Equipped
155
Easy Access Seating
158
Swivel n Go Premium Seating - If Equipped
159
Second Row Bench Seat - If Equipped
167
Third Row Power Seat - If Equipped
168
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT - IF EQUIPPED
172
Setting Memory Positions and Linking RKE Transmitter to Memory
173
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available with Memory Seat ONLY)
175
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
177
LIGHTS
178
Interior Lighting
179
Parking Lights
180
Headlights
181
Automatic Headlights - If Equipped
181
Headlights On With Wipers - If Equipped
181
Headlight Delay - If Equipped
182
Daytime Running Lights (Canada/Fleet Vehicles Only)
183
Front Fog Lights - If Equipped
183
Battery Protection
183
Multifunction Lever
184
Turn Signals
184
Lane Change Assist
185
High Beam/Low Beam Select Switch
185
Flash-To-Pass
185
WINDSHIELD WIPER AND WASHERS
185
TILT STEERING COLUMN - IF EQUIPPED
187
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS - IF EQUIPPED
188
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
190
To Activate
190
To Set At A Desired Speed
191
Deactivating Electronic Speed Control
191
Resuming Speed
191
Varying The Speed Setting
191
Accelerating To Pass
192
REAR PARK ASSIST - IF EQUIPPED
193
Rear Park Assist Sensors
193
REAR BACKUP CAMERA SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
198
Turning the Rear Camera On or Off - With Navigation Radio
199
Turning the Rear Camera On or Off - Without Navigation Radio
200
OVERHEAD CONSOLES
200
Front Overhead Console
200
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
203
Programming Homelink
205
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
208
Security
208
Troubleshooting Tips
209
General Information
209
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
209
Power Sunroof Operation
210
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS - IF EQUIPPED
212
POWER INVERTER - IF EQUIPPED
215
CUPHOLDERS
216
Instrument Panel Cupholders
216
Interior Bottle Holders
217
Smokers Package Kit - If Equipped
218
STORAGE
218
Glove Compartments
218
Door Trim Panel Storage
219
Driver Seatback Storage - If Equipped
220
Umbrella Holder
220
Second Row Seat Storage Bins - If Equipped
221
Coat Hooks
222
Cargo Area Storage
222
CONSOLE FEATURES
223
Basic Console
223
Premium Console - If Equipped
224
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
228
Rear Window Defroster
228
LOAD-LEVELING SYSTEM
229
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK - IF EQUIPPED
230
SUN SCREENS - IF EQUIPPED
232
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
235
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
239
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - BASE
240
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - PREMIUM
241
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
242
COMPASS MINI-TRIP COMPUTER (CMTC) - IF EQUIPPED
254
CMTC Reset Buttons
255
Compass/Temperature Display
256
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
258
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
260
Trip Functions
262
Compass Display
263
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
265
AM/FM/CD/DVD RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
270
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
270
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone - If Equipped
270
Clock Setting Procedure
270
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
272
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
272
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
275
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
277
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
280
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
281
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
281
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
286
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
288
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
291
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
291
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) - IF EQUIPPED
292
Connecting The iPod
293
Using This Feature
294
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
294
Play Mode
294
List Or Browse Mode
296
uconnect studios (SATELLITE RADIO) - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
298
System Activation
298
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
298
Selecting uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
299
Satellite Antenna
299
Reception Quality
299
Operating Instructions - uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
300
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone (If Equipped)
302
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If Equipped)
303
uconnect studios (SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV) - IF EQUIPPED
303
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES) - IF EQUIPPED
303
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
305
Radio Operation
305
CD Player
306
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
306
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
307
CLIMATE CONTROLS
307
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning System
307
Rear Manual Climate Control - If Equipped
313
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) - If Equipped
316
Summer Operation
324
Winter Operation
325
Vacation/Storage
325
Window Fogging
325
Outside Air Intake
325
Operating Tips
326
A/C Air Filter- If Equipped
326
STARTING AND OPERATING
327
STARTING PROCEDURES
331
Automatic Transaxle
331
Normal Starting
331
Extreme Cold Weather (Below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
332
If The Engine Fails To Start
332
After Starting
333
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
333
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE
334
Brake/Transaxle Interlock System
334
Four-Speed or Six-Speed Automatic Transaxle
335
Gear Ranges
336
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
341
Acceleration
341
Traction
341
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
342
Flowing/Rising Water
342
Shallow Standing Water
342
POWER STEERING
344
Power Steering Fluid Check
344
PARKING BRAKE
345
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)
347
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
349
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
349
Traction Control System (TCS)
349
Brake Assist System (BAS)
350
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
351
ESP/BAS Warning Light
353
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
354
Tire Markings
354
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
357
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
358
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
362
Tire Pressure
362
TIRE CHAINS
369
SNOW TIRES
371
TIRE ROTATION
371
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
372
Base System
374
Premium System - If Equipped
376
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
380
3.3L/3.8L Gasoline Engine
380
4.0L Gasoline Engine
381
Reformulated Gasoline
381
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
382
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
382
MMT In Gasoline
383
Materials Added to Fuel
383
Fuel System Cautions
383
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
384
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.3L ENGINES ONLY) - IF EQUIPPED
385
E-85 General Information
385
ETHANOL FUEL (E-85)
386
Fuel Requirements
386
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles E-85 and Gasoline Vehicles
387
Starting
388
Cruising Range
388
Replacement Parts
388
Maintenance
388
ADDING FUEL
389
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
389
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
390
VEHICLE LOADING
391
Vehicle Certification Label
391
TRAILER TOWING
395
Common Towing Definitions
395
Towing Tips
408
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
410
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
411
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
412
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
412
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
413
Jack Location
414
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURE
426
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
429
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
429
Towing With The Ignition Key
429
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
433
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.3/3.8L
435
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 4.0L
436
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
437
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message - gASCAP
437
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
438
REPLACEMENT PARTS
439
DEALER SERVICE
440
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
440
Engine Oil
441
Engine Oil Filter
444
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
444
Exhaust System
445
Maintenance-Free Battery
447
Air Conditioner Maintenance
448
Body Lubrication
451
Windshield Wiper Blades
451
Cooling System
453
Brakes
458
Automatic Transaxle
460
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
463
Cleaning the Instrument Panel Cupholders
468
FUSES
469
Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM)
469
VEHICLE STORAGE
477
REPLACEMENT LIGHT BULBS
477
BULB REPLACEMENT
478
Headlamps
478
Front Park/Turn Signal Lamps
479
Fog Lamps
479
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, Side Marker and Backup Lamps
480
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
481
License Lamp
481
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
482
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
483
Engine
483
Chassis
484
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
485
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
486
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
486
Required Maintenance Intervals
488
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
503
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
505
Prepare For The Appointment
505
Prepare A List
505
Be Reasonable With Requests
505
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
505
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
506
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
506
In Mexico contact
506
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
507
Service Contract
507
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
508
MOPAR PARTS
508
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
508
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C
508
In Canada
509
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
509
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
511
Treadwear
511
Traction Grades
511
Temperature Grades
512
INDEX
513

FAQ about the 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan Manual

What contains the 2009 Grand Caravan manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Dodge Grand Caravan, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Dodge Grand Caravan
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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