2009 Jeep Commander Owner's Manual

2009 Jeep Commander owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Commander
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
9.78 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
ROLLOVER WARNING
7
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
8
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
10
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
10
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
11
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
13
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
16
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
16
Integrated Ignition Key
17
Ignition Key Removal
17
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
19
SENTRY KEY IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM
19
Replacement Keys
20
Customer Key Programming
21
General Information
22
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM
22
Rearming The System
22
To Set the Alarm
22
To Disarm the System
23
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
23
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY
23
To Unlock the Doors
24
To Lock the Doors
25
To Release the Liftgate Flipper Glass
26
Express Down Window Feature - If Equipped
26
Using the Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional RKE Transmitters
27
RKE Transmitter Battery Service
27
General Information
28
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
29
How to Use Remote Start
29
DOOR LOCKS
31
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks
32
Passive Entry System - If Equipped
33
To Place an RKE Transmitter in the Vehicle for Safekeeping - Vehicles Equipped with Keyless Go only
34
Child Protection Door Lock
35
WINDOWS
36
Power Windows
36
Wind Buffeting
39
LIFTGATE
39
Liftgate Flipper Glass
40
Power Liftgate - If Equipped
41
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
44
Lap/Shoulder Belts
45
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
46
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
50
Automatic Locking Mode - If Equipped
51
Energy Management Feature
51
Seat Belt Pretensioners
52
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
52
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
54
Seat Belt Extender
54
Driver and Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
54
Child Restraints
66
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
75
SAFETY TIPS
76
Exhaust Gas
76
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
77
Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
77
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
79
MIRRORS
85
Inside Day/Night Mirror
85
Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
86
Outside Mirrors
87
Exterior Mirrors Folding Feature
87
Automatic Dimming Mirrors - If Equipped
87
Power Mirrors
88
Heated Power Mirrors - If Equipped
89
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
89
HANDS-FREE COMMUNICATION (UConnect) - IF EQUIPPED
90
Operation
92
Phone Call Features
100
UConnect System Features
103
Advanced Phone Connectivity
107
Things You Should Know About Your UConnect System
109
General Information
118
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (VR) - IF EQUIPPED
118
Voice Recognition System (VR) Operation
118
Commands
120
Voice Training
123
SEATS
123
Front Manual Seat Adjustment
123
Front Seat Adjustment - Recline
124
Manual Lumbar Support Adjustment
124
Eight-Way Drivers Power Seat
125
Four-Way Passengers Power Seat - If Equipped
125
Head Restraints
126
Front Heated Seats - If Equipped
127
Rear Heated Seats - If Equipped
128
40/20/40 Second Row Folding Seat
130
50/50 Third Row Folding Seat - If Equipped
134
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT - IF EQUIPPED
136
Setting Memory Positions and Linking Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Transmitter to Memory
137
Memory Position Recall
138
To Disable A RKE Transmitter Linked to Memory
139
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
140
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
141
LIGHTS
142
Multifunction Lever
142
Headlights and Parking Lights
142
Automatic Headlight System - If Equipped
143
Headlights On Automatically With Wipers
143
SmartBeams - If Equipped
143
Automatic Headlight Leveling - HID Headlights Only
144
Daytime Running Lights - If Equipped
145
Fog Lights - If Equipped
145
Instrument Panel and Interior Lights
146
Battery Saver Feature - Exterior/Interior Lights
147
Lights-On Reminder
147
Turn Signals
147
High Beam Switch
148
Flash-To-Pass
148
Headlight Time Delay
148
Interior Lights
149
Courtesy/Reading Lights
149
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
150
Mist
151
Speed Sensitive Intermittent Wiper System
151
Rain Sensing Wipers - If Equipped
152
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
153
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS - IF EQUIPPED
154
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
155
To Activate
156
To Set At A Desired Speed
156
To Deactivate
157
To Resume Speed
157
To Vary The Speed Setting
157
To Accelerate For Passing
158
REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
158
Rear Park Assist Sensors
159
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
159
Enable/Disable The Rear Park Assist System
161
Service The Rear Park Assist System
161
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
162
REAR CAMERA - IF EQUIPPED
162
Turning the Rear Camera On or Off
162
OVERHEAD CONSOLE - IF EQUIPPED
164
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
164
Programming HomeLink
166
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
168
Using HomeLink
169
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
169
Security
169
Troubleshooting Tips
170
General Information
170
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
171
Opening Sunroof - Express
172
Closing Sunroof - Express
172
Pinch Protect Feature
172
Pinch Protect Override
172
Venting Sunroof - Express
172
Sunshade Operation
173
Wind Buffeting
173
Sunroof Maintenance
173
Ignition Off Operation
173
Sunroof Fully Closed
173
COMMAND-VIEW SKYLIGHTS - IF EQUIPPED
174
POWER OUTLETS
175
Front Power Outlet
175
Rear Power Outlet - If Equipped
175
POWER INVERTER - IF EQUIPPED
177
CUPHOLDERS
178
Front Cupholders
178
Cupholders (Second Row Seat)
179
Cupholders (Third Row Seat)
180
CARGO AREA FEATURES
180
Cargo Load Floor
180
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
182
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
182
Rear Window Defroster - If Equipped
183
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK - IF EQUIPPED
183
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
187
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
191
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
192
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTION
193
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
202
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
203
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
207
Trip Functions
208
Keyless Go Display - If Equipped
211
Compass Display
212
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
214
System Status
218
SALES CODE REQ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6-DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
220
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
220
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)
233
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
233
AM/FM/CD/DVD MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
236
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
236
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Communication (UConnect) - If Equipped
236
Clock Setting Procedure
236
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
238
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
239
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
242
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
244
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
246
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
247
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
247
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
253
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
255
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
258
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
258
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) - IF EQUIPPED
259
Connecting The iPod
260
Using This Feature
260
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
260
Play Mode
261
List Or Browse Mode
262
SATELLITE RADIO - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES RADIOS ONLY)
264
System Activation
264
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
265
Selecting Satellite Mode
265
Satellite Antenna
266
Reception Quality
266
Operating Instructions - Satellite Mode
266
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Phone (If Equipped)
268
SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV - IF EQUIPPED
268
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (SALES CODE XRV) - IF EQUIPPED
269
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
270
Radio Operation
271
CD Player
271
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
271
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
272
CLIMATE CONTROLS
273
Manual Air Conditioning And Heating System - If Equipped
273
Automatic Temperature Control - If Equipped
276
Rear Climate Control - If Equipped
283
Operating Tips
285
Operating Tips Chart
287
STARTING AND OPERATING
289
STARTING PROCEDURE
294
Keyless Go (If Equipped)
294
Normal Starting
295
Extremely Cold Weather (Below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
296
If Engine Fails To Start
297
After Starting
298
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
298
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
299
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
299
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
300
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission
301
Gear Ranges
301
Rocking The Vehicle
308
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
309
Quadra-Trac I Operating Instructions/Precautions - If Equipped
309
Quadra-Trac II Operating Instructions/Precautions - If Equipped
309
Shift Positions
311
Shifting Procedures
311
Quadra-Drive II System - If Equipped
314
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
314
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
315
When To Use 4WD LOW Range - If Equipped
315
Driving Through Water
315
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
316
Hill Climbing
316
Traction Downhill
317
After Driving Off-Road
318
POWER STEERING
319
Power Steering Fluid Check
319
PARKING BRAKE
320
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
322
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) - 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
325
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
325
ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System)
325
TCS (Traction Control System)
326
BAS (Brake Assist System)
326
ERM (Electronic Roll Mitigation)
327
ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
328
TSC (Trailer Sway Control)
333
HSA (Hill Start Assist) (4WD Models With NV245 Two-Speed Transfer Case Only)
334
HDC (Hill Descent Control) (4WD Models With NV245 Two-Speed Transfer Case Only)
336
ESP/BAS Warning Light And ESP/TCS Indicator Light
338
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
339
Tire Markings
339
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
343
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
344
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
348
Tire Pressure
348
Tire Inflation Pressures
349
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
350
Radial-Ply Tires
351
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
351
Limited-Use Spare - If Equipped
352
Tire Spinning
353
Tread Wear Indicators
354
Life Of Tire
354
Replacement Tires
355
TIRE CHAINS
356
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
357
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
358
Base System
361
Premium System - If Equipped
363
General Information
368
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
369
3.7/4.7L Engine (If Equipped)
369
5.7L Engine (If Equipped)
369
Reformulated Gasoline
370
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
370
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
371
MMT In Gasoline
371
Materials Added To Fuel
372
Fuel System Cautions
372
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
373
FLEXIBLE FUEL (4.7L ENGINE ONLY) - IF EQUIPPED
374
E-85 General Information
374
ETHANOL FUEL (E-85)
375
Fuel Requirements
375
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) and Gasoline Vehicles
376
Starting
376
Cruising Range
376
Replacement Parts
377
ADDING FUEL
377
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
377
VEHICLE LOADING
380
Certification Label
380
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
SNOW PLOW
394
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
394
Towing - 2WD Models
394
Towing - Quadra-Trac I (Single-Speed Transfer Case) 4WD Models
395
Towing - Quadra-Trac II /Quadra-Drive II 4WD Models
395
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
401
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
402
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
402
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
403
Jack Location
404
Spare Tire Stowage
404
Spare Tire Removal
405
Preparations For Jacking
406
Jacking Instructions
406
JUMP STARTING
411
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS - IF EQUIPPED
413
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
414
2-Wheel Drive Models Only
414
4-Wheel Drive Models Only
414
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
415
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.7L
417
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 4.7L
418
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 5.7L
419
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
420
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
420
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
421
REPLACEMENT PARTS
423
DEALER SERVICE
423
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
424
Engine Oil
424
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
426
Maintenance-Free Battery
427
Air Conditioner Maintenance
428
Body Lubrication
429
Windshield Wiper Blades
430
Adding Washer Fluid
430
Exhaust System
431
Cooling System
433
Brake System
439
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
440
Transfer Case
441
Automatic Transmission
442
Maintenance After Off-Road Driving
445
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
446
FUSES
451
Interior Fuses
451
Underhood Fuses (Power Distribution Center)
453
Underhood Fuses (Integrated Power Module)
457
VEHICLE STORAGE
458
REPLACEMENT BULBS
459
BULB REPLACEMENT
459
Head Light
460
Front Turn Signal
462
Front Fog Light
463
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, and Backup Lights
464
Center High Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL)
466
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
467
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
468
Engine
468
Chassis
469
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
471
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
472
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
472
Required Maintenance Intervals
474
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
490
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
491
Service Contract
491
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
492
MOPAR PARTS
492
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
492
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
492
In Canada
493
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
493
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
494
Treadwear
495
Traction Grades
495
Temperature Grades
496
INDEX
497

FAQ about the 2009 Jeep Commander Manual

What contains the 2009 Commander manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Jeep Commander, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Jeep Commander

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Is the manual for the Jeep Commander year 2009 free?

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The Jeep Commander (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

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