2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
17.85 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
19
Replacement Keys
20
Customer Key Programming
21
General Information
22
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
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
26
To Release the Liftgate Flipper Glass
26
Express Down Window Feature - If Equipped
26
Using the Panic Alarm
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
31
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks
31
Child Protection Door Lock
32
WINDOWS
33
Power Windows
33
Wind Buffeting
35
LIFTGATE
36
Liftgate Flipper Glass
37
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
38
Lap/Shoulder Belts
39
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
40
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
43
Automatic Locking Mode - If Equipped
44
Energy Management Feature
45
Seat Belt Pretensioners
45
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
46
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
47
Seat Belt Extender
47
Driver and Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
48
Child Restraints
60
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
70
SAFETY TIPS
71
Transporting Passengers
71
Exhaust Gas
71
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
72
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
73
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
75
MIRRORS
80
Inside Day/Night Mirror
80
Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
80
Outside Mirrors
81
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
82
Drivers And Front Passenger Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrors - If Equipped
82
Outside Power Mirrors
82
Heated Mirrors - If Equipped
83
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
83
Sun Visor Extension - If Equipped
83
uconnect phone - IF EQUIPPED
84
Operation
86
Phone Call Features
94
uconnect phone Features
97
Advanced Phone Connectivity
102
Things You Should Know About Your uconnect phone
104
General Information
112
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (VR) - IF EQUIPPED
112
Voice Recognition System (VR) Operation
112
Commands
114
Voice Training
117
SEATS
117
Front Manual Seat Adjustment
117
Front Seat Adjustment - Recline
118
Manual Lumbar Support Adjustment
118
Eight-Way Drivers Power Seat
119
Four-Way Passengers Power Seat - If Equipped
119
Head Restraints
120
Front Heated Seats - If Equipped
120
Rear Heated Seats - If Equipped
122
60/40 Split Rear Seat
124
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT - IF EQUIPPED
126
Setting Memory Positions and Linking Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Transmitter to Memory
127
Memory Position Recall
128
To Disable A RKE Transmitter Linked to Memory
129
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
130
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
131
LIGHTS
132
Multifunction Lever
132
Headlights and Parking Lights
132
Automatic Headlight System - If Equipped
133
SmartBeams - If Equipped
134
Daytime Running Lights - If Equipped
135
Automatic Headlight Leveling - HID Headlights Only
135
Instrument Panel and Interior Lights
136
Battery Saver Feature
137
Lights-On Reminder
137
Fog Lights - If Equipped
137
Turn Signals
138
High Beam Switch
139
Flash-to-Pass
139
Headlight Time Delay
139
Interior Lights
139
Front Map/Reading Lights
140
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
141
Mist
142
Speed Sensitive Intermittent Wiper System
142
Rain Sensing Wipers - If Equipped
143
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
144
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS - IF EQUIPPED
145
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
146
To Activate
147
To Set At A Desired Speed
147
To Deactivate
147
To Resume Speed
148
To Vary The Speed Setting
148
To Accelerate For Passing
149
REAR PARK ASSIST - IF EQUIPPED
149
Rear Park Assist Sensors
149
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
150
Enable/Disable The Rear Park Assist
152
Service The Rear Park Assist
152
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist
153
REAR CAMERA - IF EQUIPPED
153
Turning the Rear Camera On or Off - With Navigation Radio
154
Turning the Rear Camera On or Off - Without Navigation Radio
154
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
155
Courtesy/Reading Lights
155
Sunglasses Storage
156
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
156
Programming HomeLink
157
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
160
Using HomeLink
160
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
161
Security
161
Troubleshooting Tips
161
General Information
162
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
162
Opening Sunroof - Express
163
Closing Sunroof - Express
163
Pinch Protect Feature
163
Pinch Protect Override
164
Venting Sunroof - Express
164
Sunshade Operation
164
Wind Buffeting
164
Sunroof Maintenance
164
Ignition Off Operation
165
Sunroof Fully Closed
165
POWER OUTLETS
165
Front Power Outlet
165
Rear Power Outlet - If Equipped
165
POWER INVERTER - IF EQUIPPED
167
CUPHOLDERS
169
CARGO AREA FEATURES
169
Cargo Light
169
Rear Storage Compartment
170
Retractable Cargo Area Cover - If Equipped
170
Cargo Tie-Down Hooks
172
Cargo Load Floor
173
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
174
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
174
Rear Window Defroster
175
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK - IF EQUIPPED
176
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
179
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
183
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - GASOLINE ENGINE
184
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - DIESEL ENGINE
185
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTION
186
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
195
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
197
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
200
Trip Functions
200
Compass Display
202
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
204
System Status
208
SALES CODE REQ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6-DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
210
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
210
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
218
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
220
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
222
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
223
AM/FM/CD/DVD RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
225
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
225
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone - If Equipped
225
Clock Setting Procedure
225
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
228
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
228
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
231
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
233
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
236
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
237
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
237
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
243
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
245
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
247
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
248
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) - IF EQUIPPED
249
Connecting The iPod
250
Using This Feature
250
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
250
Play Mode
251
List Or Browse Mode
252
uconnect studios (SATELLITE RADIO) - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES RADIOS ONLY)
254
System Activation
254
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
255
Selecting uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
255
Satellite Antenna
255
Reception Quality
256
Operating Instructions - uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
256
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone (If Equipped)
258
uconnect studios (SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV) - IF EQUIPPED
259
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (SALES CODE XRV) - IF EQUIPPED
259
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
260
Radio Operation
261
CD Player
261
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
262
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
262
CLIMATE CONTROLS
263
Manual Air Conditioning And Heating System - If Equipped
263
Automatic Temperature Control - If Equipped
266
Operating Tips
273
Operating Tips Chart
275
STARTING AND OPERATING
277
STARTING PROCEDURE
282
Normal Starting
282
Extremely Cold Weather (Below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
283
If Engine Fails To Start
283
After Starting
284
Normal Starting - Diesel Engines
284
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
287
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
288
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
289
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
289
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission
290
Gear Ranges
290
Rocking The Vehicle
297
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
298
Quadra-Trac I Operating Instructions/Precautions - If Equipped
298
Quadra-Trac II Operating Instructions/Precautions - If Equipped
299
Shift Positions
300
Shifting Procedures
300
Quadra-Drive II System - If Equipped
303
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
303
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
304
When To Use 4WD LOW Range - If Equipped
304
Driving Through Water
304
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
305
Hill Climbing
306
Traction Downhill
307
After Driving Off-Road
307
POWER STEERING
308
Power Steering Fluid Check
309
PARKING BRAKE
310
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
311
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
314
ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System)
314
TCS (Traction Control System)
315
BAS (Brake Assist System)
315
ERM (Electronic Roll Mitigation)
316
ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
317
TSC (Trailer Sway Control)
322
HSA (Hill Start Assist) (4WD Models With NV245 Two-Speed Transfer Case Only)
322
HDC (Hill Descent Control) (4WD Models With NV245 Two-Speed Transfer Case Only)
325
ESP/BAS Warning Light And ESP/TCS Indicator Light
327
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
328
Tire Markings
328
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
332
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
333
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
337
Tire Pressure
337
Tire Inflation Pressures
338
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
339
Radial-Ply Tires
340
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
340
Limited-Use Spare - If Equipped
341
Tire Spinning
342
Tread Wear Indicators
342
Life Of Tire
343
Replacement Tires
344
TIRE CHAINS
345
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
346
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
347
Base System
349
Premium System - If Equipped
352
General Information
357
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
357
3.7 and 4.7L Engine
357
5.7L Engine
357
Reformulated Gasoline
358
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
358
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
359
MMT In Gasoline
359
Materials Added To Fuel
360
Fuel System Cautions
360
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
361
FUEL REQUIREMENTS (DIESEL ENGINES)
362
FLEXIBLE FUEL (4.7L ENGINE ONLY) - IF EQUIPPED
363
E-85 General Information
363
ETHANOL FUEL (E-85)
364
Fuel Requirements
364
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) and Gasoline Vehicles
365
Starting
365
Cruising Range
365
Replacement Parts
366
ADDING FUEL
366
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
366
VEHICLE LOADING
369
Certification Label
369
TRAILER TOWING
371
Common Towing Definitions
371
Trailer Hitch Classification
374
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
375
Trailer And Trailer Tongue Weight
377
Towing Requirements
378
Towing Tips
383
SNOW PLOW
384
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
384
Towing - 2WD Models
384
Towing - Quadra-Trac I (Single-Speed Transfer Case) 4WD Models
385
Towing - Quadra-Trac II /Quadra-Drive II 4WD Models
385
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
391
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
392
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
392
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
393
Jack Location
394
Spare Tire Stowage
394
Spare Tire Removal
395
Preparations For Jacking
395
Jacking Instructions
396
JUMP-STARTING
400
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS - IF EQUIPPED
402
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
403
2-Wheel Drive Models Only
403
4-Wheel Drive Models Only
403
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
405
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.7L
408
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 4.7L
409
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 5.7L
410
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.0L DIESEL
411
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
412
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
412
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
413
REPLACEMENT PARTS
415
DEALER SERVICE
415
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
415
Engine Oil
416
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
419
Maintenance-Free Battery
420
Air Conditioner Maintenance
421
Body Lubrication
422
Windshield Wiper Blades
423
Adding Washer Fluid
423
Exhaust System
424
Cooling System
426
Brake System
432
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
433
Transfer Case
434
Automatic Transmission
435
Maintenance After Off-Road Driving
438
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
438
FUSES
443
Interior Fuses
443
Underhood Fuses (Power Distribution Center)
446
Underhood Fuses (Integrated Power Module)
449
VEHICLE STORAGE
450
REPLACEMENT BULBS
451
BULB REPLACEMENT
452
High Intensity Discharge Headlights (HID) - If Equipped
452
Headlight
453
Front Turn Signal
454
Front Fog Light
455
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, And Backup Lights
456
Center High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL)
457
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
458
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
460
Engine
460
Chassis
462
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
463
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
464
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
464
Maintenance Schedule - Gasoline Engine
464
Maintenance Schedule - Diesel Engine
478
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
489
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
491
Prepare For The Appointment
491
Prepare A List
491
Be Reasonable With Requests
491
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
491
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
492
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
492
In Mexico contact
492
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
493
Service Contract
493
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
494
MOPAR PARTS
494
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
494
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
494
In Canada
495
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
495
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
496
Treadwear
497
Traction Grades
497
Temperature Grades
497
INDEX
499

FAQ about the 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Manual

What contains the 2009 Grand Cherokee manual?

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

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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