2010 Chrysler Sebring Owner's Manual

2010 Chrysler Sebring owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
Sebring
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
7.84 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
Ignition Key Removal
13
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
15
Locking the Doors with the Key
15
SENTRY KEY
16
Replacement Keys
17
Customer Key Programming
17
General Information
18
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
19
Rearming The System
19
To Arm The System
19
To Disarm The System
20
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
21
To Unlock the Doors
22
To Lock the Doors
24
To Unlatch the Trunk
25
Remote Open Window Feature — If Equipped
25
Using the Panic Alarm
25
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
Transmitter Battery Replacement
26
General Information
27
REMOTE START SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
27
How to Use Remote Start
28
DOOR LOCKS
30
Manual Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Child Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors)
33
POWER WINDOWS
34
Power Window Switches
34
Auto Window Down — If Equipped
35
Auto Window Up — If Equipped
36
Window Lockout Switch
37
Wind Buffeting
37
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
37
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
38
Trunk Internal Emergency Release
39
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
39
Lap/Shoulder Belts
41
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
45
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
46
Rear Seat Belts
47
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
47
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
48
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
48
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
52
BeltAlert Programming
52
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
53
Seat Belt Extender
53
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Airbags
54
Airbag System Components
55
Advanced Front Airbag Features
56
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
61
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
68
Child Restraints
70
Transporting Pets
80
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
80
SAFETY TIPS
81
Transporting Passengers
81
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
90
Inside Day/Night Mirror
90
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
91
Power Mirrors
91
Adjusting Sideview Mirrors
92
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
93
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
94
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
94
SEATS
94
Manual Front Seat Adjustment
95
Driver Seat Manual Height Adjuster — If Equipped
95
Reclining Bucket Seats
96
Lumbar Support — If Equipped
97
Power Seats — If Equipped
98
Adjusting Active Head Restraints
99
Heated Seats — If Equipped
102
Fold-Flat Passenger Seatback
103
Folding Rear Seat
103
Folding Rear Seat Center Armrest
104
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
105
LIGHTS
106
Multifunction Lever
106
Headlights and Parking Lights
107
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
108
Headlight Time Delay
108
Turn Signals
109
Lane Change Assist
109
High/Low Beam Switch
109
Flash-To-Pass
109
Fog Lights — If Equipped
110
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
110
Lights On Reminder
111
Instrument Panel Dimmer
111
Map/Reading/Interior Lights
112
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
113
Intermittent Wiper System
114
Windshield Washers
115
Mist Feature
115
Headlights With Wipers Feature (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
116
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
117
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
118
To Activate
118
To Set a Desired Speed
119
To Deactivate
119
To Resume Speed
119
To Vary the Speed Setting
119
To Accelerate for Passing
120
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
121
Programming HomeLink
122
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
125
Security
126
Troubleshooting Tips
126
General Information
127
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
127
Sunroof Operation
128
Auto Sunroof Express With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
129
Sunshade Operation
129
Wind Buffeting
129
Sunroof Maintenance
129
Ignition Off Operation
130
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
130
CIGAR LIGHTER AND ASH RECEIVER — IF EQUIPPED
132
CUPHOLDERS
133
Front Seat Cupholders
133
STORAGE
134
Driver's Side Sunglass Holder — If Equipped
134
Cargo Area
135
CONSOLE FEATURES
136
Dual Storage Bins
136
Video Console — If Equipped
138
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
139
Rear Window Defroster
139
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
140
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
144
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
145
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
146
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) – IF EQUIPPED
159
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
161
Oil Change Required — If Equipped
162
Trip Functions
163
Compass Display
164
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
167
SETTING THE ANALOG CLOCK
170
MEDIA CENTER 230 (REQ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
170
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
171
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
179
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
181
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
183
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
184
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
186
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System — If Equipped
186
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
186
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
187
Clock Setting Procedure — RER/REN Radio
188
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
190
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
191
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
194
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
196
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
198
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
199
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
199
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
205
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
207
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
210
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
210
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
211
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RBZ/RES RADIOS ONLY)
211
System Activation
212
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
212
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
212
Satellite Antenna
213
Reception Quality
213
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
213
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
215
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)™ — IF EQUIPPED
215
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
217
Right-Hand Switch Functions
218
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Radio Operation
218
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Media (i.e., CD) Operation
219
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
219
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
220
CLIMATE CONTROLS
220
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning
220
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
224
Operating Tips
230
STARTING AND OPERATING
234
STARTING PROCEDURES
239
Automatic Transmission
239
Normal Starting
239
Extreme Cold Weather (Below 20°F or 29°C)
240
If Engine Fails To Start
240
After Starting
241
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
242
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
242
Key Ignition Park Interlock
244
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
244
Automatic Transmission Ignition Interlock System
245
Four-Speed/Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
245
Gear Ranges
245
AUTOSTICK — IF EQUIPPED
249
Operation
249
General Information
250
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
251
Acceleration
251
Traction
251
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
252
Flowing/Rising Water
252
Shallow Standing Water
252
POWER STEERING
254
Power Steering Fluid Check
254
PARKING BRAKE
255
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)
257
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
260
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
260
Traction Control System (TCS)
260
Brake Assist System (BAS)
261
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – If Equipped
262
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
264
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
267
Tire Markings
267
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
271
Tire Terminology and Definitions
272
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
273
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
277
Tire Pressure
277
Tire Inflation Pressures
278
Radial-Ply Tires
280
Compact Spare Tire
280
Tire Spinning
281
Tread Wear Indicators
282
Life of Tire
283
Replacement Tires
283
TIRE CHAINS
284
SNOW TIRES
285
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
285
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
286
Base System
289
Premium System – If Equipped
291
General Information
294
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
295
2.4L and 2.7L Engine
295
3.5L Engine
295
Reformulated Gasoline
296
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
296
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
297
MMT in Gasoline
298
Materials Added to Fuel
298
Fuel System Cautions
298
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
299
FLEXIBLE FUEL (2.7L ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
300
E85 General Information
300
Ethanol Fuel (E85)
302
Fuel Requirements
302
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E85) and Gasoline Vehicles
303
Starting
303
Cruising Range
303
Replacement Parts
304
Maintenance
304
ADDING FUEL
304
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
304
Loose Filler Cap Message
306
VEHICLE LOADING
306
Vehicle Certification Label
306
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
307
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
307
Overloading
307
Loading
308
TRAILER TOWING
308
Common Towing Definitions
309
Trailer Hitch Classification
311
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
312
Trailer and Tongue Weight
313
Towing Requirements
314
Towing Tips
318
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
319
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground)
319
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
320
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
322
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
322
Engine Oil Overheating (2.4L Engine Only) — If Equipped
323
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
324
Jack Location
324
Spare Tire Stowage
324
Preparations For Jacking
325
Jacking Instructions
325
JUMP-STARTING
330
Preparations for Jump-Start
331
Jump-Starting Procedure
333
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
334
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
336
Towing With The Ignition Key
336
Towing Without The Ignition Key
337
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
337
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
337
Towing Without Power — Override Transaxle Interlock System
338
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
340
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
342
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.7L
343
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.5L
344
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
345
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
345
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
346
REPLACEMENT PARTS
347
DEALER SERVICE
347
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
348
Engine Oil
349
Engine Oil Filter
352
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
353
Maintenance-Free Battery
353
Air Conditioner Maintenance
355
A/C Air Filter – If Equipped
356
Body Lubrication
357
Windshield Wiper Blades
358
Adding Washer Fluid
359
Exhaust System
359
Cooling System
362
Brake System
367
Automatic Transmission
369
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
372
Cleaning Center Console Cupholders
377
FUSES
378
Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM)
378
VEHICLE STORAGE
383
REPLACEMENT BULBS
383
BULB REPLACEMENT
384
Headlamp
384
Front Turn Signal/Parking Lamp
386
Front Fog Lamp
386
Tail/Stop, Rear Turn Signal and Backup Lamps
388
License Plate Lamp
391
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
392
FLUID CAPACITIES
393
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
394
Engine
394
Chassis
395
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
396
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
397
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
397
Required Maintenance Intervals
399
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
414
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
416
Prepare For The Appointment
416
Prepare A List
416
Be Reasonable With Requests
416
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
416
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
417
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
417
In Mexico contact:
417
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
418
Service Contract
418
WARRANTY INFORMATION
419
MOPAR PARTS
419
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
419
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
419
In Canada
420
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
420
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
422
Treadwear
422
Traction Grades
422
Temperature Grades
423

FAQ about the 2010 Chrysler Sebring Manual

What contains the 2010 Sebring manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Chrysler Sebring, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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