2009 Jeep Wrangler Owner's Manual

2009 Jeep Wrangler owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Wrangler
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
14.47 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
10
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Ignition Key Removal
14
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
15
STEERING WHEEL LOCK
15
To Manually Lock the Steering Wheel
16
To Release the Steering Wheel Lock
16
SENTRY KEYĥ
16
Replacement Keys
17
Customer Key Programming
18
General Information
19
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
19
Rearming The System
20
To Set the Alarm
20
To Disarm the System
20
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
21
To Unlock the Doors and Swing Gate
22
To Lock the Doors and Swing Gate
23
Using The Panic Alarm
23
To Turn Off “Flash Lights With Lock”
23
Programming Additional Transmitters
24
General Information
24
Transmitter Battery Replacement
25
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
26
How to Use Remote Start
26
DOORS
28
Upper Half Door Window Removal — If Equipped
28
Upper Half Door Window Installation — If Equipped
29
Front Door Removal
29
Rear Door Removal (Four-Door Models)
31
DOOR LOCKS
32
Manual Door Locks
32
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
34
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
35
Automatic Door Locks
36
WINDOWS
37
Power Windows — If Equipped
37
Rear Power Windows (Four-Door Models Only)
38
Wind Buffeting
39
REAR SWING GATE
39
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
40
Lap/Shoulder Belts
41
Rear Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Retractor Lockout (Four-Door Models Only)
46
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
47
Seat Belt Pretensioners
48
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
48
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
50
Seat Belt Extender
50
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
50
Child Restraint
63
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
75
SAFETY TIPS
76
Transporting Passengers
76
Exhaust Gas
76
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
77
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
78
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
79
MIRRORS
83
Inside Day/Night Mirror
83
Outside Mirrors
84
uconnectĥ phone
84
SEATS
85
Front Seat Adjustment
85
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
86
Front Seatback Recline
87
Front Easy Entry Seats — Two Door Models
87
Head Restraints
89
Fold and Tumble Rear Seat — Two Door Models
90
Removing the Rear Seat — Two Door Models
91
Replacing the Rear Seat — Two Door Models
93
60/40 Split Folding Rear Seat — Four Door Models
93
To Raise the Rear Seat
94
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
95
LIGHTS
96
Multifunction Lever
96
Parking Lights, Instrument Panel Lights and Headlights
97
Lights-On Reminder
97
Headlight Dimmer Switch
98
Flash-To-Pass
98
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
98
Turn Signals
98
Lane Change Assist
98
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
99
Interior Lights
99
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
100
Windshield Wiper Operation
100
Intermittent Wiper System
102
Windshield Washers
103
Mist Feature
103
TILT STEERING COLUMN
103
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
104
To Activate
105
To Set a Desired Speed
106
To Deactivate
106
To Resume Speed
106
To Vary the Speed Setting
106
Manual Transmission
107
To Accelerate for Passing
107
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLET
108
CUPHOLDERS
110
Front Cupholders
110
Rear Cupholders
111
STORAGE
111
Console Storage Compartment
111
Rear Storage Compartment
112
DUAL TOP — IF EQUIPPED
112
Removing the Soft Top
113
Installing the Soft Top
114
FREEDOM TOP THREE-PIECE MODULAR HARD TOP — IF EQUIPPED
117
Front Panel(s) Removal
118
Front Panel(s) Installation
120
Front Panel(s) Installation Only (With Rear Hard Top Removed)
120
Rear Hard Top Removal
121
Rear Hard Top Installation
124
DOOR FRAME
124
Door Frame Removal — Two-Door Models
125
Door Frame Installation — Two-Door Models
127
Door Frame Removal — Four-Door Models
128
Door Frame Installation — Four-Door Models
131
SOFT TOP — TWO DOOR MODELS
133
Folding Down The Soft Top
136
Putting Up The Soft Top
145
SOFT TOP (FOUR-DOOR MODELS)
155
Folding Down The Soft Top
159
Putting Up The Soft Top
169
SUNRIDERĥ (TWO-DOOR MODELS) — IF EQUIPPED
181
Opening the Sunriderĥ
182
Closing the Sunriderĥ
184
SUNRIDERĥ (FOUR-DOOR MODELS) — IF EQUIPPED
185
FOLDING WINDSHIELD
188
Lowering the Windshield and Removing Side Bars
190
Raising the Windshield and Replacing Side Bars
193
REAR WINDOW FEATURES — HARD TOP ONLY
194
Rear Window Wiper/Washer — If Equipped
194
Rear Window Defroster — If Equipped
195
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
197
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
200
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
201
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTION
202
COMPASS AND TRIP COMPUTER — IF EQUIPPED
215
Control Buttons
215
Trip Conditions
216
Compass Temperature Display
217
SALES CODE REQ — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
220
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
221
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)
234
SALES CODE (RER/REN) — AM/FM/CD/DVD RADIO – IF EQUIPPED
236
Operating Instructions — Voice Recognition System (VR) — If Equipped
236
Operating Instructions — uconnectĥ phone — If Equipped
236
Clock Setting Procedure
236
SALES CODE RES — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
239
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
247
SALES CODE RES/RSC — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
248
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
248
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
254
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
256
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
258
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
258
uconnectĥ studios (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU RADIOS ONLY)
260
System Activation
260
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
260
Selecting uconnectĥ studios (Satellite) Mode
261
Satellite Antenna
261
Reception Quality
261
Operating Instructions — uconnectĥ studios (Satellite) Mode
262
Operating Instructions — uconnectĥ phone (If Equipped)
264
Operating Instructions — Video Entertainment System (VES)™ (If Equipped)
265
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
265
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
265
CLIMATE CONTROLS
266
Manual Heater Only
266
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning System — If Equipped
268
Air Conditioning
271
Operating Tips
272
STARTING AND OPERATING
275
STARTING PROCEDURES
279
Manual Transmission
279
Automatic Transmission
279
Normal Starting
279
Extreme Cold Weather (below –20°F or –29°C)
280
If Engine Fails to Start
280
After Starting
282
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
283
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
283
Shifting
284
Downshifting
285
Reverse Shifting
286
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
287
Key Ignition Park Interlock
287
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
288
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
288
Automatic Transmission with Overdrive
289
FOUR–WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION (COMMAND-TRAC Iĥ OR ROCK-TRACĥ) — IF EQUIPPED
293
Operating Instructions/Precautions
293
Shift Positions
295
Shifting Procedure
296
TRAC-LOKĥ REAR AXLE — IF EQUIPPED
297
AXLE LOCK (TRU–LOKĥ) — RUBICON MODELS
298
REAR AXLE LOCK (FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE NON-RUBICON MODELS) — IF EQUIPPED
299
ELECTRONIC SWAY BAR DISCONNECT — IF EQUIPPED
300
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
302
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
302
Side Step Removal — If Equipped
302
The Basics of Off-Road Driving
303
When to Use 4L (Low) Range
304
Simultaneous Brake and Throttle Operation
304
Driving In Snow, Mud and Sand
305
Crossing Obstacles (Rocks and Other High Points)
306
Hill Climbing
309
Driving Through Water
311
After Driving Off-Road
314
POWER STEERING
315
Power Steering Fluid Check
316
PARKING BRAKE
317
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
318
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
320
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
321
Traction Control System (TCS)
321
Brake Assist System (BAS)
322
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
323
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
326
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
327
ESP/BAS Warning Light
333
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
334
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
335
Tire Markings
335
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
339
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
340
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
344
Tire Pressure
344
Tire Inflation Pressures
345
Tire Pressures for High-Speed Operation
347
Radial-Ply Tires
348
Tire Spinning
348
Tread Wear Indicators
349
Life of Tire
349
Replacement Tires
350
TIRE CHAINS
352
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
352
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
353
Base System
355
General Information
358
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
358
Reformulated Gasoline
359
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
359
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
360
MMT In Gasoline
360
Materials Added To Fuel
361
Fuel System Cautions
361
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
362
ADDING FUEL
363
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
363
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
365
VEHICLE LOADING
365
Certification Label
365
TRAILER TOWING
367
Common Towing Definitions
368
Trailer Hitch Classification
370
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
371
Trailer and Trailer Tongue Weight
377
Towing Requirements
378
Towing Tips
383
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
384
Towing – Two-Wheel Drive Models
384
Towing – Four-Wheel Drive Models
385
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
389
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
390
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
390
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
391
Jack Location
392
Spare Tire Stowage
392
Preparations For Jacking
392
Jacking Instructions
393
JUMP-STARTING
396
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS — IF EQUIPPED
398
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
399
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
401
ENGINE COMPARTMENT – 3.8L
403
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
404
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
404
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
405
REPLACEMENT PARTS
406
DEALER SERVICE
407
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
407
Engine Oil
408
Engine Oil Filter
410
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
411
Maintenance-Free Battery
411
Air Conditioner Maintenance
412
Body Lubrication
413
Windshield Wiper Blades
414
Adding Washer Fluid
414
Exhaust System
415
Cooling System
418
Brake System
423
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
425
Hydraulic Clutch Fluid — Manual Transmission
428
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
428
Transfer Case — If Equipped
428
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
429
Maintenance After Off-Road Driving
430
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
430
FUSES
438
Totally Integrated Power Module
438
VEHICLE STORAGE
444
REPLACEMENT BULBS
445
BULB REPLACEMENT
446
Headlamp
446
Front Park/Turn Signal
447
Front Side Marker
447
Front Fog Lamp
447
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, and Backup Lamp
448
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
448
FLUID CAPACITIES
449
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
450
Engine
450
Chassis
451
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
453
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
454
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
454
Required Maintenance Intervals
456
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
473
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
475
Prepare For The Appointment
475
Prepare A List
475
Be Reasonable With Requests
475
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
475
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
476
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
476
In Mexico contact:
476
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
477
Service Contract
477
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
478
MOPARĥ PARTS
478
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
478
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
478
In Canada
479
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
479
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
481
Treadwear
481
Traction Grades
481
Temperature Grades
482

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  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Jeep Wrangler, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
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