2010 Dodge Challenger Owner's Manual

2010 Dodge Challenger owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Challenger
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
4.79 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
8
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
8
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
14
Key Fob
15
Removing Key Fob From Ignition
16
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
17
SENTRY KEYĥ
18
Replacement Keys
19
Customer Key Programming
19
General Information
19
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
20
Rearming Of The System
20
To Arm The System
20
To Disarm The System
21
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
22
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock The Doors
23
To Lock The Doors
25
Remote Open Window Feature
26
To Open The Trunk
26
Using The Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
27
Transmitter Battery Replacement
27
General Information
27
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM
28
How To Use Remote Start
28
DOOR LOCKS
31
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks
32
WINDOWS
34
Power Windows
34
Wind Buffeting
35
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
36
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
37
Trunk Emergency Release
37
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
38
Lap/Shoulder Belts
39
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
44
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
44
Energy Management Feature
45
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
46
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
46
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
48
Seat Belt Extender
48
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
49
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
55
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
62
Child Restraints
63
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
72
SAFETY TIPS
73
Transporting Passengers
73
Exhaust Gas
74
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
75
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
77
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
79
MIRRORS
83
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
83
Outside Mirrors
84
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
84
Power Mirrors
85
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
85
Vanity Mirrors
85
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
86
“Slide-On-Rod” and Extender Features of Sun Visor
86
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
87
Operation
89
Phone Call Features
97
Uconnect™ Phone Features
100
Advanced Phone Connectivity
105
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
107
General Information
115
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
115
Voice Command System Operation
115
Commands
117
Voice Training
120
SEATS
120
Power Seats
120
Manual Front Seatback Recline
122
Lumbar Support
123
Head Restraints
123
Heated Seats
124
Easy Entry Seats
126
Folding Rear Seat
126
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
128
LIGHTS
129
Headlights and Parking Lights
129
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
130
Headlights On with Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
130
Headlight Time Delay
130
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
131
Lights-On Reminder
131
Fog Lights — If Equipped
131
Multifunction Lever
132
Turn Signals
132
Lane Change Assist
133
High/Low Beam Switch
133
Flash-to-Pass
133
Overhead Console Map/Reading Lights
134
Interior Lights
135
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
136
Intermittent Wiper System
136
Mist Feature
137
Windshield Washers
137
Headlights On With Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
137
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
138
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
139
To Activate
140
To Set A Desired Speed
140
To Deactivate
140
To Resume Speed
141
To Vary the Speed Setting
141
To Accelerate For Passing
142
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
143
Courtesy/Reading Lights
143
Sunglasses Storage
143
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
144
Programming HomeLinkĥ
145
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
148
Using HomeLinkĥ
149
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
149
Security
149
Troubleshooting Tips
149
General Information
150
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
151
Opening Sunroof — Partially
152
Opening Sunroof — Express
152
Closing Sunroof — Partially
152
Closing Sunroof — Express
152
Pinch Protect Feature
153
Pinch Protect Override
153
Venting Sunroof — Express
153
Sunshade Operation
153
Wind Buffeting
153
Sunroof Maintenance
154
Ignition Off Operation
154
Sunroof Fully Closed
154
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
154
CUPHOLDERS
157
Front Cupholders
157
Rear Cupholders
158
CONSOLE FEATURES
158
Sliding Center Console Armrest
158
Console Storage
159
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
160
Rear Window Defroster
160
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
161
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
164
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER – BASE
165
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER – PREMIUM
166
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
167
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
180
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
182
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
183
Trip Functions
184
Keyless Enter-N-Go Display — If Equipped
187
Driver-Selectable Surround Sound (DSS) – If Equipped
188
Compass Display
188
System Warnings (Customer Information Features)
190
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
191
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
194
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System (VR) — If Equipped
194
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
195
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
195
Clock Setting Procedure — RER Radio
196
MEDIA CENTER 130 (SALES CODE RES)
199
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
199
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
202
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
204
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
207
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
208
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
208
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
214
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
216
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
219
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
219
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) 0.5 — IF EQUIPPED
220
Connecting The iPodĥ
221
Using This Feature
222
Controlling The iPodĥ Using Radio Buttons
222
Play Mode
222
List Or Browse Mode
224
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES RADIOS ONLY)
226
System Activation
226
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
226
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
227
Satellite Antenna
227
Reception Quality
227
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
228
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
230
KICKERĥ HIGH PERFORMANCE SOUND SYSTEM WITH DRIVER-SELECTABLE SURROUND (DSS) – IF EQUIPPED
230
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
232
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
233
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
234
CLIMATE CONTROLS
234
Manual Air Conditioning and Heating System
234
Operating Tips
239
STARTING AND OPERATING
243
STARTING PROCEDURES
247
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
247
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
248
Keyless Go™ – If Equipped
249
Normal Starting
250
Extreme Cold Weather (Below ­20°F or ­29°C)
252
If Engine Fails To Start
253
After Starting
254
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
254
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
255
Six-Speed Manual Transmission
255
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
259
General Information
260
Key Ignition Park Interlock
262
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
262
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
262
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission
264
Gear Ranges
264
AUTOSTICKĥ — IF EQUIPPED
268
AutoStickĥ — 3.5L Engine
268
AutoStickĥ — 5.7L Engine
268
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
270
Acceleration
270
Traction
270
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
271
Flowing/Rising Water
271
POWER STEERING
273
Power Steering Fluid Check
274
PARKING BRAKE
275
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
276
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
276
BRAKE SYSTEM
278
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) — If Equipped
278
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
281
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) – If Equipped
281
Traction Control System (TCS) – If Equipped
282
Brake Assist System (BAS) – If Equipped
282
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – Manual Transmission Only
283
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) – If Equipped
285
Synchronizing ESP
287
ESP/BAS Malfunction Indicator Light and ESP/TCS Indicator Light
288
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
289
Tire Markings
289
Tire Terminology and Definitions
293
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
294
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
298
Tire Pressure
298
Tire Inflation Pressures
299
Radial Ply Tires
301
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
301
Tire Spinning
302
Tread Wear Indicators
303
Life Of Tire
304
Replacement Tires
304
SNOW TIRES
306
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
306
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
307
Base System
310
Premium System – If Equipped
312
General Information
316
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
316
3.5L and 5.7L Engine (with Automatic Transmission)
316
5.7L Engine (with Manual Transmission)
317
Reformulated Gasoline
317
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
317
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
318
MMT In Gasoline
319
Materials Added to Fuel
319
Fuel System Cautions
319
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
320
ADDING FUEL
321
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
321
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
323
VEHICLE LOADING
324
Vehicle Certification Label
324
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
324
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
324
Overloading
325
Loading
325
TRAILER TOWING
326
Common Towing Definitions
326
Trailer Hitch Classification
328
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
330
Trailer and Tongue Weight
330
Towing Requirements
331
Towing Tips
336
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
338
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
339
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
341
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
341
TIREFIT KIT — IF EQUIPPED
342
TIREFIT Storage
343
TIREFIT Kit Components and Operation
343
TIREFIT Usage Precautions
345
Sealing a Tire with TIREFIT
347
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
353
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
353
Preparations For Jacking
355
Jacking and Changing a Tire
356
Compact Spare Tire
360
Wheel Cover or Center Cap Installation — If Equipped
361
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
363
Preparations for Jump-Start
364
Jump-Starting Procedure
365
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
367
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
368
Without The Key Fob
368
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
369
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
370
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
371
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.5L
374
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
375
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
376
Loose Fuel Filler Cap
376
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
377
REPLACEMENT PARTS
378
DEALER SERVICE
379
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
379
Engine Oil
380
Engine Oil Filter
383
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
384
Maintenance-Free Battery
384
Air Conditioner Maintenance
386
Body Lubrication
387
Windshield Wiper Blades
388
Adding Washer Fluid
388
Exhaust System
389
Cooling System
392
Brake System
397
Clutch Hydraulic System – Manual Transmission (If Equipped)
400
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
400
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
401
Rear Axle
403
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
403
FUSES
409
Integrated Power Module (IPM)
409
Rear Power Distribution Center
411
VEHICLE STORAGE
416
REPLACEMENT BULBS
416
BULB REPLACEMENT
417
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Park/Turn Lamp — Models with Halogen Headlamps — If Equipped
417
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, and Park/Turn Lamp — Models with High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps — If Equipped
417
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamp
418
Tail/Turn and Stop Lamp
419
Center Tail/Backup Lamp
421
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
421
License Lamp
422
FLUID CAPACITIES
423
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
424
Engine
424
Chassis
425
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
427
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
428
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
428
Required Maintenance Intervals
430
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
445
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
447
Prepare For The Appointment
447
Prepare A List
447
Be Reasonable With Requests
447
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
447
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
448
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
448
In Mexico contact:
448
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
449
Service Contract
449
WARRANTY INFORMATION
450
MOPARĥ PARTS
450
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
450
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
450
In Canada
451
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
451
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
453
Treadwear
453
Traction Grades
453
Temperature Grades
454

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