2009 Jeep Liberty Owner's Manual

2009 Jeep Liberty owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Liberty
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
10.8 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
ROLLOVER WARNING
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
7
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
9
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
10
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Ignition Key Removal
14
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
16
SENTRY KEY
16
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
18
General Information
19
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM - IF EQUIPPED
20
Rearming of the System
20
To Arm the System
20
To Disarm the System
21
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock the Doors and Liftgate
23
To Lock the Doors and Liftgate
24
To Unlatch the Liftgate Flip-Up Window
26
Express Down Window Feature - If Equipped
26
Using the PANIC Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
27
Battery Replacement
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
Child-Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors)
35
WINDOWS
37
Power Windows
37
Wind Buffeting
41
LIFTGATE
42
Liftgate Flipper Glass
43
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
44
Lap/Shoulder Belts
45
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
50
Seat Belt Pretensioner - If Equipped
51
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
51
Automatic Locking Mode - If Equipped
53
Energy Management Feature
53
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
54
Seat Belt Extender
54
Driver and Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
55
Child Restraint
73
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
82
SAFETY TIPS
83
Transporting Passengers
83
Exhaust Gas
83
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
84
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
85
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
87
MIRRORS
92
Inside Day/Night Mirror
92
Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped
92
Outside Mirrors
93
Power Mirrors
94
Heated Mirrors - If Equipped
95
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
95
Sun Visor Slide-On Rod Feature - If Equipped
95
uconnect phone - IF EQUIPPED
96
Operation
98
Phone Call Features
106
uconnect phone Features
109
Advanced Phone Connectivity
114
Things You Should Know About Your uconnect phone
115
General Information
124
VOICE RECOGNITION (VR) SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
124
Voice Recognition (VR) System Operation
124
Commands
126
Voice Training
129
SEATS
129
Manual Front Seat Adjustments
129
Recliner Adjustment
130
Lumbar Support - If Equipped
131
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat - If Equipped
131
Power Seat - If Equipped
132
Head Restraints
133
Heated Seats - If Equipped
134
60/40 Split Folding Rear Seat with Fold-Flat Feature
135
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT - IF EQUIPPED
138
Programming the Memory Feature
138
Linking and Unlinking the Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter to Memory
140
Memory Position Recall
140
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available with Memory Seat Only)
141
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
142
LIGHTS
144
Exterior and Interior Lighting Control
144
Headlights and Parking Lights
145
Automatic Headlights - If Equipped
145
Headlights with Wipers (Available with Auto Headlights Only)
145
Headlight Time Delay - If Equipped
146
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) - If Equipped
146
Lights-On Reminder
147
Fog Lights - If Equipped
147
Turn Signals
148
High Beam/Low Beam Select Switch
149
Flash-To-Pass
149
Interior Lights
149
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
151
Intermittent Wiper System
152
Mist Feature
153
Headlights with Wipers (Available with Auto Headlights Only)
154
Rain Sensing Wipers - If Equipped
154
Windshield Washers
156
TILT STEERING COLUMN
156
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
157
To Activate
158
To Set a Desired Speed
158
To Deactivate
159
To Resume Speed
159
To Vary the Speed Setting
159
To Accelerate for Passing
160
REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
160
System Usage Precautions
161
Enabling and Disabling the System
163
System Operation
164
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
167
Programming HomeLink
168
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
171
Using HomeLink
171
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
172
Security
172
Troubleshooting Tips
172
General Information
173
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
173
Opening Sunroof - Express
174
Opening Sunroof - Manual Mode
174
Closing Sunroof - Express
174
Closing Sunroof - Manual Mode
175
Pinch Protect Feature
175
Pinch Protect Override
175
Venting Sunroof - Express
175
Sunshade Operation
175
Wind Buffeting
176
Sunroof Maintenance
176
Ignition Off Operation
176
SKY SLIDER FULL LENGTH OPEN ROOF
176
Sky Slider Usage Precautions
177
Sky Slider Control
179
Opening the Sky Slider
179
Closing the Sky Slider
180
Anti-Pinch Protect Feature
181
Wind Buffeting
181
Sky Slider Maintenance
181
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLET
182
POWER INVERTER - IF EQUIPPED
184
CUPHOLDERS
186
STORAGE
187
Front Storage Compartment
187
Console Storage Compartment
187
CARGO AREA FEATURES
188
Cargo Load Floor
188
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
194
Rear Window Wiper/Washer - If Equipped
194
Rear Window Defroster
195
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK - IF EQUIPPED
196
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
199
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
202
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
203
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
204
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
217
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
219
Oil Change Required
220
Trip Functions
221
Compass Display
223
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
225
SALES CODE REQ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6-DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
229
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
229
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
237
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
240
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
242
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
242
AM/FM/CD/DVD RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
245
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
245
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone - If Equipped
245
Clock Setting Procedure
245
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
247
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
248
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
251
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
253
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
255
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
256
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)
266
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
266
uconnect studios (SATELLITE RADIO) - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
268
System Activation
268
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
268
Selecting uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
269
Satellite Antenna
269
Reception Quality
269
Operating Instructions - uconnect studios (Satellite) Mode
270
Operating Instructions - uconnect phone (If Equipped)
273
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If Equipped)
273
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
273
Right-Hand Switch Functions
274
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Radio Operation
274
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Media (i.e., CD) Operation
274
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
275
CLIMATE CONTROLS
276
Manual Air Conditioning and Heating System
276
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) - If Equipped
279
Operating Tips
285
STARTING AND OPERATING
289
STARTING PROCEDURES
293
Normal Starting
293
Extreme Cold Weather (below -20 degrees F or -29 degrees C)
293
If Engine Fails to Start
294
After Starting
295
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER - IF EQUIPPED
295
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
296
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
297
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
297
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
298
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
304
MP1522 Command-Trac Transfer Case - If Equipped
304
MP3022 Selec-Trac II Transfer Case - If Equipped
310
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
315
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
316
When To Use 4WD LOW Range
316
Driving Through Water
316
Driving In Snow, Mud and Sand
317
Hill Climbing
318
Traction Downhill
319
After Driving Off-Road
319
POWER STEERING
320
Power Steering Fluid Check
321
PARKING BRAKE
322
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
323
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
326
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
326
Traction Control System (TCS)
327
Brake Assist System (BAS)
327
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
328
Trailer Sway Control (TSC) - If Equipped
329
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
330
Hill Descent Control (HDC) - If Equipped
333
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
334
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
351
Radial-Ply Tires
351
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
352
Tire Spinning
353
Tread Wear Indicators
353
Life Of Tire
354
Replacement Tires
354
TIRE CHAINS
355
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
357
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
358
Base System
360
Premium System - If Equipped
363
General Information
367
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
367
Reformulated Gasoline
368
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
368
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
369
MMT In Gasoline
369
Materials Added To Fuel
370
Fuel System Cautions
370
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
371
ADDING FUEL
372
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
372
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
373
VEHICLE LOADING
373
Certification Label
373
TRAILER TOWING
376
Common Towing Definitions
376
Trailer Hitch Classification
381
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
382
Trailer and Tongue Weight
384
Towing Requirements
385
Towing Tips
390
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
391
Towing - Two-Wheel Drive Models
391
Towing - Four-Wheel Drive Models
391
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
395
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
396
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
396
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
397
Jack Location
398
Spare Tire Stowage
398
Spare Tire Removal
398
Preparations For Jacking
399
Jacking Instructions
400
JUMP-STARTING
404
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
406
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
409
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 3.7L
411
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
412
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
412
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
413
REPLACEMENT PARTS
414
DEALER SERVICE
414
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
415
Engine Oil
415
Engine Oil Filter
417
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
418
Maintenance-Free Battery
419
Air Conditioner Maintenance
420
A/C Air Filter - If Equipped
421
Body Lubrication
421
Windshield Wiper Blades
422
Adding Washer Fluid
422
Exhaust System
423
Cooling System
425
Brake System
431
Automatic Transmission
432
Transfer Case
433
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
434
Sky SliderTop Care
435
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
437
FUSES
442
Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM)
442
REPLACEMENT LIGHT BULBS
448
BULB REPLACEMENT
449
Headlight
449
Front Turn Signal and Front Side Marker Lights
450
Front Fog Light
450
Rear Tail/Stop, Turn Signal, and Back-Up Lights
451
FLUID CAPACITIES
452
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
453
Engine
453
Chassis
454
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
455
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
456
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
456
Required Maintenance Intervals
458
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
471
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
473
Prepare For The Appointment
473
Prepare A List
473
Be Reasonable With Requests
473
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
473
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
474
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
474
In Mexico contact
474
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
475
Service Contract
475
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
476
MOPAR PARTS
476
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
476
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
476
In Canada
477
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
477
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
478
Treadwear
479
Traction Grades
479
Temperature Grades
480
INDEX
481

FAQ about the 2009 Jeep Liberty Manual

What contains the 2009 Liberty manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Jeep Liberty owners can do

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

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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