2009 Dodge Journey Owner's Manual

2009 Dodge Journey owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Journey
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
9.67 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
Fob With Integrated Key
15
Tip Start Feature
16
Ignition Key Removal
16
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
17
SENTRY KEY IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM
17
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
19
General Information
20
SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
20
Rearming of the System
20
To Arm the System
21
To Disarm the System
21
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM
22
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock the Doors and Liftgate
23
To Lock the Doors and Liftgate
25
Using the Panic Alarm
26
Express Down Window Feature
27
Programming Additional Transmitters
27
Transmitter Battery Service
27
General Information
28
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
29
How To Use Remote Start
29
DOOR LOCKS
30
Manual Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
32
Child Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors)
34
WINDOWS
36
Power windows
36
Wind Buffeting
39
LIFTGATE
40
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
41
Lap/Shoulder Belts
43
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
49
Seat Belt Pretensioners
49
Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder System (BeltAlert)
50
Automatic Locking Mode
51
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
52
Seat Belt Extender
52
Driver and Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag
52
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
65
Child Restraint
67
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
79
SAFETY TIPS
80
Transporting Passengers
80
Lock Your Vehicle
81
Exhaust Gas
81
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
82
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
83
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
85
MIRRORS
90
Inside Day/Night Mirror
90
Automatic Dimming Inside Mirror - If Equipped
91
Outside Mirrors
91
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature - If Equipped
92
Power Remote Control Mirrors
92
Heated Remote Control Mirrors - If Equipped
93
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
93
PARKVIEW REAR BACKUP CAMERA - IF EQUIPPED
94
HANDS-FREE COMMUNICATION (UConnect) - IF EQUIPPED
95
Operation
97
Phone Call Features
104
UConnect System Features
107
Advanced Phone Connectivity
112
Things You Should Know About Your UConnect System
113
General Information
122
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
122
Voice Recognition System (VR) Operation
122
Commands
123
Voice Training
126
SEATS
126
Manual Front Seat Adjustments
126
Power Seat - If Equipped
131
Head Restraints
132
Heated Seats - If Equipped
134
60/40 Split Second-Row Passenger Seats
136
50/50 Split Third-Row Passenger Seats with Fold-Flat Feature - Seven Passenger Models
143
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
146
LIGHTS
147
Exterior and Interior Lighting Control
148
Headlights and Parking Lights
148
Automatic Headlights - If Equipped
149
Headlights with Wipers (Available with Auto Headlights Only)
149
Headlight Time Delay - If Equipped
149
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) - If Equipped
150
Lights-On Reminder
150
Fog Lights - If Equipped
150
Turn Signals
151
Highbeam/Lowbeam Select Switch
152
Flash to Pass
152
Interior Lights
153
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
155
Intermittent Wiper System
157
Mist Feature
157
Headlights with Wipers (Available with Auto Headlights Only)
158
Windshield Washers
158
Adding Washer Fluid
159
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN - IF EQUIPPED
159
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
161
Electronic Speed Control Operation
161
To Activate
161
To Set At A Desired Speed
162
To Deactivate
162
To Resume Speed
162
To Vary the Speed Setting
163
To Accelerate For Passing
163
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
164
Courtesy/Reading Lights
164
Sunglasses Storage
165
Interior Observation Mirror
165
Power Sunroof Switch - If Equipped
165
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
165
Programming HomeLink
167
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
169
Using HomeLink
170
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
170
Security
171
Troubleshooting Tips
171
General Information
171
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
172
Opening Sunroof - Manually
173
Opening Sunroof - Express
173
Closing Sunroof - Manually
173
Closing Sunroof - Express
174
Pinch Protect Feature
174
Pinch Protect Override
174
Venting Sunroof - Express
174
Sunshade Operation
175
Wind Buffeting
175
Sunroof Maintenance
175
Ignition Off Operation
175
Sunroof Fully Closed
176
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
176
Electrical Outlet Use With Engine Off
178
POWER INVERTER - If EQUIPPED
178
CUP AND BOTTLE HOLDERS
180
CUPHOLDERS
180
BOTTLE HOLDERS
181
STORAGE
182
Beverage Cooler/Storage Compartment - If Equipped
182
Instrument Panel Storage Compartment - If Equipped
184
Center Console Storage
185
Flip n Stow Front Passenger Seat Storage - If Equipped
186
Second-Row Passenger Seat Temporary Storage Bin
187
Second-Row Map Pocket and Grocery Retainers - If Equipped
188
In-Floor Storage Bin with Removable Liner
188
CARGO AREA FEATURES
190
Rechargeable Flashlight - If Equipped
190
Cargo Management System
190
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
195
Rear Window Wiper/Washer - If Equipped
195
Rear Window Defroster - If Equipped
197
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK - IF EQUIPPED
198
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
201
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
205
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
206
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
207
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
223
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
225
Oil Change Required
227
Trip Functions
228
Compass Display
229
Personal Settings (Customer Programmable Features)
232
RADIO GENERAL INFORMATION
235
Radio Broadcast Signals
235
Two Types of Signals
235
Electrical Disturbance
235
AM Reception
235
FM Reception
236
SALES CODE REN - MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
236
Operating Instructions - Satellite Radio (If Equipped)
237
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) (If Equipped)
237
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Communication (UConnect) (If Equipped)
237
Clock Setting Procedure
238
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)
249
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
251
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
253
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
253
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
255
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
256
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
262
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
264
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
267
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
267
SALES CODE REU - MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
268
Operating Instructions - Satellite Radio
269
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Communication (UConnect) (If Equipped)
269
Clock Setting Procedure
269
SATELLITE RADIO - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
273
System Activation
273
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
273
Selecting Satellite Mode
274
Satellite Antenna
274
Reception Quality
275
Operating Instructions - Satellite Mode
275
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Phone (If Equipped)
278
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If Equipped)
278
SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV - IF EQUIPPED
278
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES) - IF EQUIPPED
278
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) - IF EQUIPPED
280
Connecting The iPod Device
280
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
280
Play Mode
281
List or Browse Mode
282
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
284
Right-Hand Switch Functions
285
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Radio Operation
285
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Media (i.e., CD) Operation
285
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
286
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
286
CLIMATE CONTROLS
287
General Climate Control Functions - All Systems
287
Single-Zone Manual Air Conditioning and Heating System
290
Two- and Three-Zone Manual Air Conditioning and Heating Systems - If Equipped
291
Two- and Three-Zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) Systems - If Equipped
295
Operating Tips
302
STARTING AND OPERATING
305
STARTING PROCEDURES
309
Automatic Transaxle
310
Normal Starting (Tip Start)
311
Extremely Cold Weather (Below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
311
If Engine Fails To Start
312
After Starting
313
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
313
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE
313
Brake/Transaxle Interlock System
314
Automatic Transaxle Ignition Interlock System
315
4-Speed or 6-Speed (AutoStick) Automatic Transaxle
315
AUTOSTICK - IF EQUIPPED
319
AutoStick Operation
320
AutoStick General Information
320
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) - IF EQUIPPED
321
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
322
ACCELERATION
322
TRACTION
322
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
323
Flowing/Rising Water
323
PARKING BRAKE
325
BRAKE SYSTEM
327
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
329
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
330
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
330
Brake Assist System (BAS)
332
Traction Control System (TCS)
333
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
333
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
334
ESP/BAS Warning Light and ESP/TCS Indicator Light
336
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
337
POWER STEERING
338
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
339
TIRE MARKINGS
339
TIRE LOADING AND TIRE PRESSURE
343
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
347
Tire Pressure
347
TIRE CHAINS
357
SNOW TIRES
357
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS) - IF EQUIPPED
357
Base System - If Equipped
360
Premium System - If Equipped
362
General Information
365
FLEXIBLE FUEL- 2.7L ENGINES ONLY (EXCEPT CALIFORNIA EMISSION STATES)
366
E-85 GENERAL INFORMATION
366
ETHANOL FUEL (E-85)
367
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
367
SELECTION OF ENGINE OIL FOR FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLES (E-85) AND GASOLINE VEHICLES
368
STARTING
369
CRUISING RANGE
369
REPLACEMENT PARTS
369
MAINTENANCE
369
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
370
2.4L and 2.7L Engines
370
3.5L Engine
370
Reformulated Gasoline
371
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
371
MMT In Gasoline
372
Materials Added to Fuel
373
Fuel System Cautions
373
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
374
ADDING FUEL
374
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
374
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
376
VEHICLE LOADING
377
Vehicle Certification Label
377
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
377
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
377
Overloading
378
Loading
378
TRAILER TOWING
379
Common Towing Definitions
379
Trailer Hitch Classification
383
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
384
Trailer and Tongue Weight
386
Towing Requirements
387
Towing Tips
392
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
394
TOWING THIS VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
394
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
395
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
396
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
396
Engine Oil Overheating - 2.4L Gas and 2.0L Diesel Engines Only (If Equipped)
397
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
398
Jack Location
398
Spare Tire Location
399
Preparations For Jacking
399
Spare Tire Removal
399
Spare Tire Stowage
401
Jacking Instructions
403
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
409
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
412
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
414
Without The Ignition Key
414
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With The Key In The Ignition And All Four Wheels On The Ground)
414
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
415
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
417
2.4L ENGINE COMPARTMENT
420
2.7L ENGINE COMPARTMENT
421
3.5L ENGINE COMPARTMENT
422
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
423
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
423
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
424
REPLACEMENT PARTS
425
AUTHORIZED DEALER SERVICE
426
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
426
Engine Oil
426
Engine Oil Filter
430
Drive Belts - Check Condition and Tension
430
Spark Plugs
431
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
431
Catalytic Converter
431
Maintenance-Free Battery
433
Air Conditioner Maintenance
435
A/C Air Filter - If Equipped
436
Power Steering - Fluid Check
438
Front Suspension Ball Joints
439
Steering Linkage
439
Body Lubrication
439
Wiper Blades
439
Windshield Washers/Rear Window Washer
440
Exhaust System
441
Cooling System
442
Hoses and Vacuum/Vapor Harnesses
447
Fuel System
448
Brake System
448
Automatic Transaxle
451
Front and Rear Wheel Bearings
453
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
454
Cleaning The Cupholders
459
FUSES (TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULE)
459
VEHICLE STORAGE
466
REPLACEMENT BULBS
467
BULB REPLACEMENT
468
Low Beam Headlight, High Beam Headlight, Front Turn Signal/Park Light, Side Marker Light
468
Front Fog Light
469
Tail/Stop Light, Rear Turn Signal Light, Tail Light, Backup Light
470
License Plate Light
472
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
474
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
476
Engine
476
Chassis
478
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
479
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
480
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
480
Required Maintenance Intervals
483
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
487
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
489
Prepare For The Appointment
489
Prepare A List
489
Be Reasonable With Requests
489
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
489
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
490
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
490
In Mexico contact
491
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
491
Service Contract
491
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
492
MOPAR PARTS
493
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
493
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
493
In Canada
493
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
493
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
495
Treadwear
495
Traction Grades
495
Temperature Grades
496
INDEX
497

FAQ about the 2009 Dodge Journey Manual

What contains the 2009 Journey manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Journey, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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