2010 Dodge Avenger Owner's Manual

2010 Dodge Avenger owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Avenger
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
7.06 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 Doors With A Key
15
SENTRY KEY
15
Replacement Keys
16
Customer Key Programming
17
General Information
18
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
18
Rearming The System
19
To Arm The System
19
To Disarm The System
20
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
20
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
Reset Auto Up
36
Window Lockout Switch
37
Using the Remote Open Windows Feature with Key Fob – If Equipped
37
Wind Buffeting
37
TRUNK RELEASE
38
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
38
Trunk Internal Emergency Release
39
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
39
Lap/Shoulder Belts
41
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
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 Side View Mirrors
92
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
93
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
94
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
94
SEATS
94
Manual Front Seat Adjustments
95
Driver Seat Manual Height Adjuster — If Equipped
96
Reclining Bucket Seats
96
Lumbar Support — If Equipped
97
Adjusting Active Head Restraints
98
Power Seats — If Equipped
100
Heated Seats — If Equipped
102
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
103
Folding Rear Seat
104
Folding Rear Seat Center Armrest
105
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
106
LIGHTS
107
Multifunction Lever
107
Headlights and Parking Lights
108
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
109
Headlight Time Delay
109
Turn Signals
109
Lane Change Assist
110
High/Low Beam Switch
110
Flash-To-Pass
110
Fog Lights — If Equipped
111
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
111
Lights On Reminder
111
Instrument Panel Dimmer
112
Map/Reading/Interior Lights
112
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
113
Intermittent Wiper System
115
Windshield Washers
116
Mist Feature
117
Headlights With Wipers Feature (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
117
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
118
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
119
To Activate
119
To Set a Desired Speed
120
To Deactivate
120
To Resume Speed
120
To Vary the Speed Setting
120
To Accelerate for Passing
121
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
122
Programming HomeLink
123
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
126
Security
127
Troubleshooting Tips
127
General Information
127
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
128
Sunroof Operation
129
Auto Sunroof Express With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
130
Sunshade Operation
130
Wind Buffeting
130
Sunroof Maintenance
130
Ignition Off Operation
131
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
131
CIGAR LIGHTER AND ASH RECEIVER — IF EQUIPPED
133
CUPHOLDERS
134
Rear Seat Bottle Holder
135
STORAGE
135
Driver's Side Sunglass Holder — If Equipped
135
Cargo Area
136
CONSOLE FEATURES
137
Dual Storage Bins
138
Video Console — If Equipped
139
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
140
Rear Window Defroster
140
CHILL ZONE BEVERAGE COOLER STORAGE COMPARTMENT
141
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
144
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
148
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE
149
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
150
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
151
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) – IF EQUIPPED
165
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
166
Oil Change Required — If Equipped
167
Trip Functions
168
Compass Display
170
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
172
MEDIA CENTER 230 (REQ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
175
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
175
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
184
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
186
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
188
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
188
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
191
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System — If Equipped
191
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
191
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
191
Clock Setting Procedure — RER/REN Radio
193
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
195
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
195
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
198
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
201
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
203
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
204
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
204
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
210
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
212
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
214
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
215
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
216
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RBZ/RES RADIOS ONLY)
216
System Activation
216
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
217
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
217
Satellite Antenna
217
Reception Quality
218
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
218
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
220
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)™ — IF EQUIPPED
221
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
223
Right-Hand Switch Functions
224
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Radio Operation
224
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Media (i.e., CD) Operation
224
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
225
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
225
CLIMATE CONTROLS
225
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning
226
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
230
Operating Tips
236
STARTING AND OPERATING
240
STARTING PROCEDURES
244
Automatic Transmission
244
Normal Starting
244
Extreme Cold Weather (Below 20°F or 29°C)
245
If Engine Fails To Start
245
After Starting
246
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
247
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
247
Key Ignition Park Interlock
249
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
249
Automatic Transmission Ignition Interlock System
250
Four–Speed/Six–Speed Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
250
Gear Ranges
250
AUTOSTICK — IF EQUIPPED
254
Operation
254
General Information
255
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
256
Acceleration
256
Traction
256
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
257
Flowing/Rising Water
257
Shallow Standing Water
257
POWER STEERING
259
Power Steering Fluid Check
260
PARKING BRAKE
260
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)
263
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
265
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
265
Traction Control System (TCS)
266
Brake Assist System (BAS)
266
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – If Equipped
267
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
270
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
273
Tire Markings
273
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
277
Tire Terminology and Definitions
278
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
279
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
283
Tire Pressure
283
Tire Inflation Pressures
284
Radial-Ply Tires
286
Compact Spare Tire
286
Tire Spinning
287
Tread Wear Indicators
288
Life of Tire
289
Replacement Tires
289
TIRE CHAINS
290
SNOW TIRES
291
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
291
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
292
Base System
295
Premium System – If Equipped
297
General Information
300
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
301
2.4L and 2.7L Engine
301
3.5L Engine
301
Reformulated Gasoline
302
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
302
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
303
MMT in Gasoline
303
Materials Added to Fuel
304
Fuel System Cautions
304
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
305
FLEXIBLE FUEL (2.7L ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
306
E85 General Information
306
Ethanol Fuel (E85)
308
Fuel Requirements
308
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E85) and Gasoline Vehicles
309
Starting
309
Cruising Range
309
Replacement Parts
310
Maintenance
310
ADDING FUEL
310
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
310
Loose Filler Cap Message
312
VEHICLE LOADING
312
Vehicle Certification Label
312
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
313
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
313
Overloading
314
Loading
314
TRAILER TOWING
314
Common Towing Definitions
315
Trailer Hitch Classification
317
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
318
Trailer and Tongue Weight
319
Towing Requirements
320
Towing Tips
324
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
325
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground)
325
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
326
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
328
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
328
Engine Oil Overheating (2.4L Engine Only) — If Equipped
329
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
330
Jack Location
330
Spare Tire Stowage
330
Preparations For Jacking
331
Jacking Instructions
331
JUMP-STARTING
336
Preparations for Jump-Start
337
Jump-Starting Procedure
339
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
340
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
342
Towing With The Ignition Key
342
Towing Without The Ignition Key
343
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
343
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
343
Towing Without Power — Override Transaxle Interlock System
344
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
346
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
348
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.7L
349
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.5L
350
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
351
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
351
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
352
REPLACEMENT PARTS
353
DEALER SERVICE
354
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
354
Engine Oil
355
Engine Oil Filter
358
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
359
Maintenance-Free Battery
359
Air Conditioner Maintenance
361
A/C Air Filter – If Equipped
362
Body Lubrication
363
Windshield Wiper Blades
364
Adding Washer Fluid
365
Exhaust System
365
Cooling System
368
Brake System
373
Automatic Transmission
375
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
378
Cleaning Center Console Cupholders
383
FUSES
384
Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM)
384
VEHICLE STORAGE
389
REPLACEMENT BULBS
389
BULB REPLACEMENT
390
Headlamp
390
Fog Lamps
392
Taillamps, Rear Turn Signals and Backup Lamps
393
License Plate Lamp
395
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp
395
FLUID CAPACITIES
397
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
398
Engine
398
Chassis
399
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
400
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
401
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
401
Required Maintenance Intervals
403
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
418
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
420
Prepare For The Appointment
420
Prepare A List
420
Be Reasonable With Requests
420
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
420
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
421
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
421
In Mexico contact:
421
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
422
Service Contract
422
WARRANTY INFORMATION
423
MOPAR PARTS
423
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
423
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
423
In Canada
424
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
424
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
426
Treadwear
426
Traction Grades
426
Temperature Grades
427

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