2010 Chrysler 300 Owner's Manual

2010 Chrysler 300 owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
300
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
10.25 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
4
INTRODUCTION
5
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
5
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
7
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
7
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
8
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
10
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
13
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
13
Key Fob
14
Removing Key Fob From Ignition
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
16
SENTRY KEYĥ
17
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
18
General Information
18
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
19
Rearming of the System
19
To Arm the System
19
To Disarm the System
20
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
21
To Unlock the Doors
22
To Lock the Doors
25
To Unlatch the Trunk
26
Using the Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
Transmitter Battery Replacement
27
General Information
28
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
28
How to Use Remote Start
29
DOOR LOCKS
31
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks
33
Passive Entry System — If Equipped
36
Child Protection Door Lock
38
WINDOWS
41
Power Windows
41
Wind Buffeting
44
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
44
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
45
Trunk Emergency Release
45
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
46
Lap/Shoulder Belts
47
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
53
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
53
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
54
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
54
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
56
Seat Belt Extender
56
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Airbags
57
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
63
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
70
Child Restraints
72
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
81
SAFETY TIPS
82
Transporting Passengers
82
Exhaust Gas
82
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
83
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
85
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
86
MIRRORS
92
Inside Day/Night Mirror
92
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
93
Outside Mirrors
93
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Equipped
94
Driver's Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
94
Outside Mirrors with Turn Signal and Approach Lighting — If Equipped
94
Tilt Mirrors in Reverse — If Equipped
95
Power Mirrors
95
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
96
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
97
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
97
Operation
99
Phone Call Features
107
Uconnect™ Phone Features
110
Advanced Phone Connectivity
115
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
117
General Information
125
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
125
Voice Command System Operation
125
Commands
127
Voice Training
130
SEATS
130
Power Seats
131
Power Reclining Seats
132
Lumbar Support
133
Head Restraints
133
Heated Seats — If Equipped
135
Folding Rear Seat
137
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
139
Programming The Memory Feature
140
Linking and Unlinking the Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter to Memory
140
Memory Position Recall
141
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available with Memory Seat Only)
142
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
143
LIGHTS
145
Headlight Switch
145
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
146
Headlights On with Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
146
Headlight Time Delay
146
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
147
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
148
Lights-On Reminder
148
Fog Lights — If Equipped
148
Multifunction Lever
149
Turn Signals
149
Lane Change Assist
149
High/Low Beam Switch
150
Flash-to-Pass
150
Overhead Console Map/Reading Lights
150
Interior Lights
150
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
151
Intermittent Wiper System
152
Mist Feature
153
Windshield Washers
153
Headlights On With Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
153
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
154
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
155
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
156
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
157
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
159
To Activate
160
To Set At A Desired Speed
160
To Deactivate
161
To Resume Speed
161
To Vary the Speed Setting
161
To Accelerate For Passing
162
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) — IF EQUIPPED
163
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
165
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
165
To Activate
166
To Set a Desired ACC Speed
167
To Cancel
168
To Turn Off
169
To Resume Speed
169
To Vary the Speed Setting
169
Setting the Following Distance in ACC
171
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
173
Display Warnings and Maintenance
176
Precautions While Driving with ACC
179
General Information
182
Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode
183
PARKSENSEĥ REAR PARK ASSIST
185
ParkSenseĥ System Usage Precautions
187
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
190
Courtesy/Reading Lights
190
Sunglasses Storage
190
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
191
Programming HomeLinkĥ
192
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
195
Using HomeLinkĥ
195
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
196
Security
196
Troubleshooting Tips
196
General Information
197
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
197
Opening Sunroof — Express
198
Closing Sunroof — Express
198
Pinch Protect Feature
199
Pinch Protect Override
199
Venting Sunroof — Express
199
Sunshade Operation
199
Wind Buffeting
200
Sunroof Maintenance
200
Ignition Off Operation
200
Sunroof Fully Closed
200
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
201
CUPHOLDERS
204
Front Seat Cupholders
204
Rear Seat Cupholders
204
STORAGE
205
Console Features
205
Cargo Area
206
CARGO AREA FEATURES
207
Trunk Mat — If Equipped
207
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
207
Rear Window Defroster
207
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
208
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
210
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
214
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE
215
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
216
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
217
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
231
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
233
Oil Change Required
237
Trip Functions
237
Keyless Go Display — If Equipped
241
Automatic All Wheel Drive (AWD) Displays — If Equipped
242
Driver-Selectable Surround Sound (DSS) – If Equipped
243
Compass Display
243
Navigation — If Equipped
245
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
246
SETTING THE ANALOG CLOCK
252
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
253
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System — If Equipped
253
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
253
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
253
Clock Setting Procedure — RER/REN Radio
255
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
257
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
257
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
260
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
263
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
265
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
266
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
266
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
272
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
274
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
276
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
277
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) 0.5 — IF EQUIPPED
278
Connecting The iPodĥ
279
Using This Feature
279
Controlling The iPodĥ Using Radio Buttons
279
Play Mode
280
List Or Browse Mode
281
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/RER/RES RADIOS ONLY)
283
System Activation
283
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
284
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
284
Satellite Antenna
284
Reception Quality
285
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
285
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
287
KICKERĥ HIGH PERFORMANCE SOUND SYSTEM WITH DRIVER-SELECTABLE SURROUND (DSS) – IF EQUIPPED
288
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)™ — IF EQUIPPED
289
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
291
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
293
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
293
CLIMATE CONTROLS
293
Manual Air Conditioning and Heating System
294
Automatic Temperature Control — If Equipped
297
Operating Tips
302
STARTING AND OPERATING
306
STARTING PROCEDURES
310
Automatic Transmission
310
Keyless Go™
311
Normal Starting
312
Extreme Cold Weather (Below ̺20°F or ̺29°C)
313
If Engine Fails To Start
313
After Starting
315
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
315
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
315
General Information
316
Key Ignition Park Interlock
318
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
318
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
319
Four-Speed Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
320
Gear Ranges
320
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
325
Gear Ranges
325
AUTOSTICKĥ — IF EQUIPPED
329
Operation
330
ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) — IF EQUIPPED
330
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
331
Acceleration
331
Traction
332
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
332
Flowing/Rising Water
333
Shallow Standing Water
333
POWER STEERING
335
Power Steering Fluid Check
335
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) (IF EQUIPPED) – 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
336
PARKING BRAKE
336
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
339
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
341
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
341
Traction Control System (TCS)
341
Brake Assist System (BAS)
342
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
342
Synchronizing ESP
345
ESP/BAS Malfunction Indicator Light and ESP/TCS Indicator Light
345
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
346
Tire Markings
346
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
350
Tire Terminology and Definitions
351
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
352
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
356
Tire Pressure
356
Tire Inflation Pressures
357
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
359
Radial Ply Tires
359
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
359
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
360
Tire Spinning
361
Tread Wear Indicators
361
Life of Tire
362
Replacement Tires
363
SELF-SEALING TIRES — IF EQUIPPED
364
SNOW TIRES
364
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
365
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
366
Base System
368
Premium System – If Equipped
371
General Information
375
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
375
2.7L Engine
375
3.5L and 5.7L Engine
375
Reformulated Gasoline
376
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
376
E85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
377
MMT In Gasoline
378
Materials Added to Fuel
378
Fuel System Cautions
378
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
379
ADDING FUEL
380
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
380
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
382
VEHICLE LOADING
382
Vehicle Certification Label
383
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
383
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
383
Overloading
384
Loading
384
TRAILER TOWING
385
Common Towing Definitions
385
Trailer Hitch Classification
387
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
389
Trailer and Tongue Weight
389
Towing Requirements
390
Towing Tips
396
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
397
Two-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive
397
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
400
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
401
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
401
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
402
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
403
Preparations for Jacking
405
Jacking and Changing a Tire
405
Compact Spare Tire
411
Wheel Cover or Center Cap Installation — If Equipped
411
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
414
Preparations for Jump-Start
414
Jump-Starting Procedure
416
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
418
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
419
Without The Ignition Key Fob
419
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
419
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
420
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
422
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.7L
424
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.5L
425
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
426
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
427
Loose Fuel Filler Cap
427
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
428
REPLACEMENT PARTS
429
DEALER SERVICE
429
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
430
Engine Oil
431
Engine Oil Filter
434
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
434
Maintenance-Free Battery
435
Air Conditioner Maintenance
437
A/C Air Filter
438
Body Lubrication
440
Windshield Wiper Blades
441
Adding Washer Fluid
441
Exhaust System
442
Cooling System
445
Brake System
450
Automatic Transmission
453
All Wheel Drive (AWD) – If Equipped
455
Rear Axle
455
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
456
FUSES
461
Integrated Power Module
461
Rear Power Distribution Center
464
VEHICLE STORAGE
469
REPLACEMENT BULBS
469
BULB REPLACEMENT
471
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Park/Turn Lamp, Inner Park Lamp, and Outer Park Lamp – 300 Models
471
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, and Park/Turn Lamp – 300C
473
Backup Lamp, Side Marker Lamp, and Tail/Stop Turn Lamp — 300 Models
473
Tail/Stop, Tail, Turn Signal Lamp, and Backup Lamp — 300C Models
477
License Lamp
480
FLUID CAPACITIES
481
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
483
Engine
483
Chassis
484
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
486
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
487
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
487
Required Maintenance Intervals
489
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
506
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
508
Prepare For The Appointment
508
Prepare A List
508
Be Reasonable With Requests
508
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
508
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
509
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
509
In Mexico contact:
509
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
510
Service Contract
510
WARRANTY INFORMATION
511
MOPARĥ PARTS
511
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
511
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
511
In Canada
512
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
512
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
514
Treadwear
514
Traction Grades
514
Temperature Grades
515

FAQ about the 2010 Chrysler 300 Manual

What contains the 2010 300 manual?

The Chrysler 300 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chrysler to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chrysler 300. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chrysler 300 2010 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Best practice for driving your Chrysler 300
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Chrysler 300 owners can do

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