2010 Dodge Charger Owner's Manual

2010 Dodge Charger owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Charger
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
11.72 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 KEY
16
Replacement Keys
17
Customer Key Programming
18
General Information
18
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
18
Rearming of the System
18
To Arm the System
19
To Disarm the System
19
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
20
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
21
To Unlock the Doors
21
To Lock the Doors
24
To Unlatch the Trunk
25
Using the Panic Alarm
25
Programming Additional Transmitters
25
Transmitter Battery Replacement
25
General Information
27
REMOTE STARTING 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
34
WINDOWS
36
Power Windows
36
Wind Buffeting
40
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
40
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
41
Trunk Emergency Release
41
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
42
Lap/Shoulder Belts
43
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
49
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
49
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
50
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
50
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
52
Seat Belt Extender
52
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
53
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
59
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
66
Child Restraints
68
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
78
SAFETY TIPS
78
Transporting Passengers
78
Exhaust Gas
79
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
80
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
82
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
84
MIRRORS
88
Inside Day/Night Mirror
88
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
89
Outside Mirrors
89
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Equipped
90
Driver's Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
90
Power Mirrors
91
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
91
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
91
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
92
Operation
94
Phone Call Features
102
Uconnect™ Phone Features
105
Advanced Phone Connectivity
110
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
112
General Information
120
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
120
Voice Command System Operation
120
Commands
122
Voice Training
125
SEATS
125
Manual Seats — If Equipped
126
Power Seats — If Equipped
127
Power Reclining Seats — If Equipped
128
Lumbar Support — If Equipped
129
Head Restraints
129
Heated Seats — If Equipped
131
Folding Rear Seat — If Equipped
132
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
133
LIGHTS
135
Headlight Switch
135
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
135
Headlights On with Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
136
Headlight Time Delay
136
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
137
Lights-On Reminder
137
Fog Lights — If Equipped
137
Multifunction Lever
137
Turn Signals
138
Lane Change Assist
138
High/Low Beam Switch
138
Flash-to-Pass
139
Overhead Console Map/Reading Lights
139
Interior Lights
140
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
141
Intermittent Wiper System
141
Windshield Washers
142
Mist Feature
142
Headlights On with Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
143
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
143
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
144
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
145
To Activate
146
To Set At A Desired Speed
147
To Deactivate
147
To Resume Speed
147
To Vary the Speed Setting
147
To Accelerate For Passing
148
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
149
Courtesy/Reading Lights
149
Sunglasses Storage
150
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
150
Programming HomeLink
151
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
154
Using HomeLink
154
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
155
Security
155
Troubleshooting Tips
155
General Information
156
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
156
Opening Sunroof — Express
157
Closing Sunroof — Express
157
Pinch Protect Feature
157
Pinch Protect Override
158
Venting Sunroof — Express
158
Sunshade Operation
158
Wind Buffeting
158
Sunroof Maintenance
158
Ignition Off Operation
159
Sunroof Fully Closed
159
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
159
CUPHOLDERS
162
Front Seat Cupholders
162
Rear Seat Cupholders
163
STORAGE
163
Console Features
163
Cargo Area — Vehicles Equipped with 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat
164
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
166
Rear Window Defroster
166
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
167
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
168
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
171
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER – BASE
172
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER – PREMIUM
173
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
174
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) – IF EQUIPPED
187
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
189
Oil Change Required
190
Trip Functions
191
Automatic All Wheel Drive (AWD) Displays — If Equipped
194
Driver-Selectable Surround Sound (DSS) – If Equipped
195
Compass Display
196
Navigation — If Equipped
198
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
198
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
202
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System (VR) — If Equipped
203
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
203
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
203
Clock Setting Procedure — RER/REN Radio
204
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
207
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
207
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
210
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
212
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
215
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
215
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
216
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
221
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
223
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
226
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
226
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
227
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) 0.5 — IF EQUIPPED
231
Connecting The iPod
232
Using This Feature
233
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
233
Play Mode
233
List Or Browse Mode
235
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/RER/RES RADIOS ONLY)
237
System Activation
237
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
237
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
238
Satellite Antenna
238
Reception Quality
238
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
239
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
241
KICKER HIGH PERFORMANCE SOUND SYSTEM WITH DRIVER-SELECTABLE SURROUND (DSS) – IF EQUIPPED
241
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)™ — IF EQUIPPED
243
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS
245
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
247
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
247
CLIMATE CONTROLS
248
Manual Air Conditioning and Heating System
248
Automatic Temperature Control — If Equipped
251
Operating Tips
256
STARTING AND OPERATING
260
STARTING PROCEDURES
264
Automatic Transmission
264
Normal Starting (Tip Start)
265
Extreme Cold Weather (Below 20°F or 29°C)
265
If Engine Fails To Start
265
After Starting
266
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
266
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
267
General Information
268
Key Ignition Park Interlock
270
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
270
Brake/Transmission Interlock Manual Override
270
Four-Speed Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
271
Gear Ranges
272
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
277
Gear Ranges
277
AUTOSTICK — IF EQUIPPED
281
Operation
281
ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) — IF EQUIPPED
282
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
283
Acceleration
283
Traction
284
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
284
Flowing/Rising Water
285
Shallow Standing Water
285
POWER STEERING
287
Power Steering Fluid Check
287
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) (IF EQUIPPED) – 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
288
PARKING BRAKE
288
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
291
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
293
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
293
Traction Control System (TCS)
293
Brake Assist System (BAS)
294
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
294
Synchronizing ESP
296
ESP/BAS Malfunction Indicator Light and ESP/TCS Indicator Light
297
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
298
Tire Markings
298
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
301
Tire Terminology and Definitions
302
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
303
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
307
Tire Pressure
307
Tire Inflation Pressures
308
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
309
Radial Ply Tires
310
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
310
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
311
Tire Spinning
312
Tread Wear Indicators
313
Life of Tire
313
Replacement Tires
314
SELF-SEALING TIRES — IF EQUIPPED
315
SNOW TIRES
315
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
315
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
316
Base System
319
Premium System – If Equipped
322
General Information
326
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
327
2.7L Engine
327
3.5L and 5.7L Engine
327
Reformulated Gasoline
328
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
328
E85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
328
MMT In Gasoline
329
Materials Added to Fuel
330
Fuel System Cautions
330
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
331
ADDING FUEL
331
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
331
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
333
VEHICLE LOADING
334
Vehicle Certification Label
334
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
335
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
335
Overloading
335
Loading
336
TRAILER TOWING
336
Common Towing Definitions
336
Trailer Hitch Classification
339
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
340
Trailer and Tongue Weight
341
Towing Requirements
342
Towing Tips
347
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
349
Two-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive
349
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
350
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
351
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
351
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
352
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
353
Preparations for Jacking
355
Jacking and Changing a Tire
355
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 Ignition Key
368
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
369
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
370
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
372
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.7L
374
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.5L
375
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
376
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
377
Loose Fuel Filler Cap
377
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
378
REPLACEMENT PARTS
379
DEALER SERVICE
379
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
380
Engine Oil
381
Engine Oil Filter
384
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
385
Maintenance-Free Battery
385
Air Conditioner Maintenance
387
A/C Air Filter
388
Body Lubrication
390
Windshield Wiper Blades
391
Adding Washer Fluid
391
Exhaust System
392
Cooling System
394
Brake System
400
Automatic Transmission
402
All Wheel Drive (AWD) – If Equipped
404
Rear Axle
404
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
405
FUSES
410
Integrated Power Module
410
Rear Power Distribution Center
413
VEHICLE STORAGE
418
REPLACEMENT BULBS
418
BULB REPLACEMENT
419
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Park/Turn Lamp, and Front Side Marker Lamp — Models with Halogen Headlamps
419
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, and Park/Turn Lamp — Models with High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID)
422
Backup Lamp, Side Marker Lamp, Tail/Turn Lamp, and Tail/Stop Lamp
423
License Lamp
426
FLUID CAPACITIES
427
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
429
Engine
429
Chassis
430
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
432
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
433
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
433
Required Maintenance Intervals
435
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
452
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
454
Prepare For The Appointment
454
Prepare A List
454
Be Reasonable With Requests
454
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
454
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
455
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
455
In Mexico contact:
455
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
456
Service Contract
456
WARRANTY INFORMATION
457
MOPAR PARTS
457
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
457
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
457
In Canada
458
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
458
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
459
Treadwear
460
Traction Grades
460
Temperature Grades
460

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