2009 Jeep Patriot Owner's Manual

2009 Jeep Patriot owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Patriot
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
12.48 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
Locking Doors With The Key
17
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
17
STEERING WHEEL LOCK - IF EQUIPPED
17
To Manually Lock The Steering Wheel
17
To Release The Steering Wheel Lock
17
SENTRY KEY
18
Replacement Keys
19
Customer Key Programming
20
General Information
21
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED
21
To Set The Security Alarm
21
To Disarm The System
22
Vehicle Security Alarm System Manual Override
22
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY - IF EQUIPPED
22
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
23
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All First Press
23
Illuminated Approach - If Equipped
24
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
24
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
24
Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock/Unlock
25
Using The Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
General Information
26
RKE Transmitter Battery Replacement
27
DOOR LOCKS
28
Manual Door Locks
28
Power Door Locks
29
Child-Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors) - If Equipped
33
POWER WINDOWS - IF EQUIPPED
34
Power Window Switches
34
Auto Down
35
Window Lockout Switch
36
LIFTGATE
36
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
38
Lap/Shoulder Belts
39
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
44
Second Row Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
44
Seat Belt Pretensioners
48
Enhanced Driver Seat Belt Reminder System (BeltAlert)
48
Seat Belt Extender
49
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
50
Driver and Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag
50
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
60
Child Restraint
62
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
70
SAFETY TIPS
71
Exhaust Gas
71
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
71
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
72
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
73
MIRRORS
77
Inside Day/Night Mirror
77
Automatic Dimming Inside Mirror - If Equipped
78
Outside Mirror - Drivers Side
79
Outside Mirror - Passengers Side
79
Folding Outside Mirrors - If Equipped
80
Power Mirrors - If Equipped
81
Vanity Mirrors - If Equipped
82
HANDS-FREE COMMUNICATION (UConnect) - IF EQUIPPED
83
Operation
85
Phone Call Features
93
UConnect System Features
96
Advanced Phone Connectivity
101
Things You Should Know About Your UConnect System
102
General Information
111
VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (VR) - IF EQUIPPED
111
Voice Recognition System (VR) Operation
111
Commands
113
Voice Training
116
SEATS
116
Front Seat Adjustment
116
Manual Seat Height Adjustment - If Equipped
117
Manual Lumbar - If Equipped
118
Drivers Seatback Recline
118
Adjustable Head Restraints
119
Heated Seats - If Equipped
119
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
121
Folding Rear Seat
122
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
123
LIGHTS
125
Multifunction Lever
125
Headlights, Parking Lights and Instrument Panel Lights
125
Lights-On Reminder
126
Fog Lights - If Equipped
126
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) - If Equipped
127
Turn Signals
128
High Beam/Low Beam Select Switch
128
Flash-to-Pass
129
Off-Road Lights - If Equipped
129
Map/Reading Lights
131
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
132
Windshield Wiper Operation
132
Intermittent Wiper System
133
Windshield Washers
133
Mist Feature
134
TILT STEERING COLUMN
135
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL - IF EQUIPPED
136
To Activate
136
To Set At A Desired Speed
136
To Deactivate
137
To Resume Speed
137
To Vary The Speed Setting
137
Manual Transaxle
138
To Accelerate For Passing
138
GARAGE DOOR OPENER - IF EQUIPPED
138
Programming HomeLink
140
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
142
Using HomeLink
143
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
143
Security
143
Troubleshooting Tips
144
General Information
144
POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED
145
Opening the Sunroof
146
Closing the Sunroof
146
Pinch Protect Feature
146
Pinch Protect Override
147
Venting Sunroof - Express
147
Sunshade Operation
147
Wind Buffeting
147
Sunroof Maintenance
148
Ignition Off Operation
148
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
148
POWER INVERTER - IF EQUIPPED
150
CUPHOLDERS
152
STORAGE
153
Glove Compartment And Storage Bin
153
Door Storage - If Equipped
154
CONSOLE FEATURES
155
CARGO AREA FEATURES
156
Cargo Light/Removable Self-Recharging Flashlight - If Equipped
156
Cargo Cover - If Equipped
157
Removable Load Floor
158
Cargo Tie-Down Loops
158
Fold Down Speakers - If Equipped
159
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
159
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
159
Rear Window Defroster
160
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK - IF EQUIPPED
161
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
163
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
167
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - PREMIUM
168
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
169
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) - IF EQUIPPED
181
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
182
EVIC Functions
183
Compass/Temperature/Audio
184
Average Fuel Economy
184
Distance To Empty (DTE)
185
Elapsed Time
185
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM)
185
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
185
ELECTRONIC DIGITAL CLOCK
190
Clock Setting Procedure
191
SALES CODE REQ - AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6-DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
192
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
192
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
200
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
202
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
205
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
205
AM/FM/CD/DVD MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM RADIO (RER/REN) - IF EQUIPPED
207
Operating Instructions - Voice Recognition System (VR) - If Equipped
208
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Communication (UConnect) - If Equipped
208
Clock Setting Procedure
208
SALES CODE RES - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
210
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
211
Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
214
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
216
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
218
SALES CODE RES/RSC - AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
219
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
220
Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
225
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
227
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
230
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
230
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) - IF EQUIPPED
231
Connecting The iPod
232
Using This Feature
232
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
233
Play Mode
233
List Or Browse Mode
234
SATELLITE RADIO - IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
236
System Activation
237
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
237
Selecting Satellite Mode
238
Satellite Antenna
238
Reception Quality
238
Operating Instructions - Satellite Mode
238
Operating Instructions - Hands-Free Phone (If Equipped)
241
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If Equipped)
241
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED
242
Radio Operation
242
CD Player
243
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
243
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
244
CLIMATE CONTROLS
244
Manual Heating, Ventilation And Air Conditioning (HVAC) System
244
Air Conditioning (A/C)
248
Air Filtration System - If Equipped
249
Operating Tips
250
STARTING AND OPERATING
253
STARTING PROCEDURES
258
Manual Transmission - If Equipped
258
Automatic Transmission - If Equipped
258
Normal Starting
258
Extremely Cold Weather (Below -20 degrees F Or -29 degrees C)
259
If Engine Fails to Start
259
After Starting
260
MANUAL TRANSAXLE - IF EQUIPPED
260
5-Speed Manual Transaxle
260
Recommended Shift Speeds
262
Downshifting
262
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE - IF EQUIPPED
262
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
263
Automatic Transaxle Ignition Interlock System
264
Gear Ranges
264
AUTOSTICK - IF EQUIPPED
266
Operation
266
General Information
267
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION - IF EQUIPPED
268
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
268
Acceleration
268
Traction
269
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
269
Flowing/Rising Water
270
Shallow Standing Water
270
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
272
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
272
When To Use Low (L Off-Road) with the 4WD Lock Lever Engaged
273
Simultaneous Brake And Throttle Operation
273
Driving in Snow, Mud and Sand
273
Crossing Obstacles (Rocks And Other High Points)
275
Hill Climbing
278
Driving Through Water
280
Airing Down For Off-Road Driving
283
Vehicle Recovery
284
After Driving Off-Road
286
POWER STEERING
288
Power Steering Fluid Check
288
PARKING BRAKE
289
BRAKE SYSTEM
291
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) - If Equipped
292
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
294
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
294
Brake Assist System (BAS)
295
Traction Control System (TCS)
296
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
296
Hill Descent Control (HDC) - If Equipped
297
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
298
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
302
Tire Markings
302
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
306
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
307
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
311
Tire Pressure
311
Tire Inflation Pressures
312
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
314
Radial Ply Tires
314
Compact Spare Tire - If Equipped
314
Limited-Use Spare - If Equipped
315
Tire Spinning
316
Tread Wear Indicators
317
Life of Tire
317
Replacement Tires
318
TIRE CHAINS
320
SNOW TIRES
320
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
320
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
321
Base System
324
Premium System - If Equipped
326
General Information
330
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
330
Reformulated Gasoline
331
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
331
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
331
MMT In Gasoline
332
Materials Added To Fuel
333
Fuel System Cautions
333
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
334
ADDING FUEL
334
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
334
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
336
VEHICLE LOADING
337
Vehicle Certification Label
337
TRAILER TOWING
339
Common Towing Definitions
339
Trailer Hitch Classification
341
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
342
Trailer and Tongue Weight
343
Towing Requirements
344
Towing Tips
349
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
350
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
350
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
351
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
352
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
352
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OVERHEATING
354
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
354
Jack Location
355
Spare Tire Stowage
355
Preparations For Jacking
355
Jacking Instructions
356
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
360
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
362
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
363
With Ignition Key
363
Without The Ignition Key
364
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
365
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 2.0L/2.4L
367
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM - OBD II
368
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
368
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
369
REPLACEMENT PARTS
370
DEALER SERVICE
371
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
371
Engine Oil
371
Engine Oil Filter
374
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
374
Maintenance-Free Battery
375
Air Conditioner Maintenance
376
Body Lubrication
377
Windshield Wiper Blades
377
Adding Washer Fluid
378
Exhaust System
378
Cooling System
380
Brake System
386
Automatic Transaxle (CVT)
388
Manual Transaxle
388
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA) - AWD/4WD Models Only
389
Power Transfer Unit (PTU) - AWD/4WD Models Only
390
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
390
FUSES
396
Integrated Power Module (IPM)
396
VEHICLE STORAGE
399
REPLACEMENT BULBS
399
BULB REPLACEMENT
400
Headlamps
400
Fog Lights
402
Tail Lights, Rear Turn Signals And Backup Lights
402
License Lights
403
Center High-Mounted Stoplight
404
Auxiliary Off-Road Light
404
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
406
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
407
Engine
407
Chassis
408
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
409
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
410
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
410
Required Maintenance Intervals
412
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
427
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
429
Prepare For The Appointment
429
Prepare A List
429
Be Reasonable With Requests
429
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
429
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
430
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
430
In Mexico contact
430
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
431
Service Contract
431
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
432
MOPAR PARTS
432
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
432
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
432
In Canada
433
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
433
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
434
Treadwear
435
Traction Grades
435
Temperature Grades
436
INDEX
437

FAQ about the 2009 Jeep Patriot Manual

What contains the 2009 Patriot manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Jeep Patriot owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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