2010 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner's Manual

2010 Dodge Grand Caravan owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Grand Caravan
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
9.1 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
SENTRY KEY
15
Replacement Keys
16
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
17
Rearming Of The System
18
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
19
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
20
Using the RKE Transmitter
21
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
28
How to Use Remote Start
28
DOOR LOCKS
31
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
33
WINDOWS
37
Power Vent Windows — If Equipped
37
Power Windows
37
SLIDING SIDE DOOR
42
Power Sliding Side Door — If Equipped
43
Sliding Side Door Child Protection Lock
47
LIFTGATE
49
Power Liftgate — If Equipped
50
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
53
Lap/Shoulder Belts
55
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
61
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
62
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR) — If Equipped
62
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
66
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
68
Seat Belt Extender
68
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
68
Airbag System Components
70
Advanced Front Airbag Features
70
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
75
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
82
Integrated Child Booster Seat — If Equipped
84
Integrated Child Seat — If Equipped
87
Child Restraints
87
REAR SEAT DELETE FEATURE (COMMERCIAL VEHICLES ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
97
Restraining Infants and Small Children with Seat Delete Feature (Commercial Vehicles Only)
98
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
100
SAFETY TIPS
101
Transporting Passengers
101
Exhaust Gas
101
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
102
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
105
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
106
MIRRORS
111
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
111
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
111
Outside Mirrors
112
Driver's Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
113
Outside Mirror Folding Feature
113
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
113
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
114
Tilt Mirrors in Reverse (Available with Memory Seat Only) — If Equipped
114
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
115
BLIND SPOT MONITORING — IF EQUIPPED
115
Rear Cross Path
121
Modes Of Operation
122
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
123
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
124
SEATS
124
Manual Front And Second Row Seat Adjuster
125
Manual Reclining Seats — If Equipped
125
Manual Lumbar Adjust Lever — If Equipped
127
Eight–Way Power Seats — If Equipped
127
Heated Seats — If Equipped
129
Adjusting Head Restraints
130
Stow 'n Go Seating — If Equipped
133
Easy Access Seating
136
Swivel 'n Go™ Premium Seating — If Equipped
137
Second Row Bench Seat — If Equipped
145
Third Row Power Recline — If Equipped
146
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
150
Setting Memory Positions and Linking RKE Transmitter to Memory
151
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available with Memory Seat ONLY)
153
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
154
LIGHTS
156
Interior Lighting
156
Parking Lights
158
Headlights
158
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
158
Headlights On With Wipers — If Equipped
159
Headlight Delay — If Equipped
159
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
160
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
161
Battery Protection
161
Multifunction Lever
161
Turn Signals
161
Lane Change Assist
162
High/Low Beam Switch
162
Flash-To-Pass
163
WINDSHIELD WIPER AND WASHERS
163
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
165
TILT STEERING COLUMN
166
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
167
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
169
To Activate
170
To Set At A Desired Speed
170
Deactivating Electronic Speed Control
170
Resuming Speed
170
Varying The Speed Setting
171
Accelerating To Pass
171
PARKSENSE REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
172
ParkSense Sensors
173
ParkSense Warning Display
173
ParkSense Display
174
Enabling/Disabling ParkSense
178
Service ParkSense
178
Cleaning ParkSense
178
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
179
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
182
Turning ParkView On or Off — With Navigation/Multimedia Radio
183
Turning ParkView On or Off — Without Navigation/Multimedia Radio
183
OVERHEAD CONSOLES
184
Front Overhead Console
184
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
187
Programming HomeLink
188
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
191
Security
192
Troubleshooting Tips
192
General Information
192
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
193
Power Sunroof Operation
193
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS — IF EQUIPPED
196
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
198
CUPHOLDERS
200
Instrument Panel Cupholders
200
Interior Bottle Holders
201
Smoker's Package Kit — If Equipped
201
STORAGE
202
Glove Compartments
202
Door Trim Panel Storage
203
Driver Seatback Storage — If Equipped
204
Umbrella Holder
205
Second Row Seat Storage Bins — If Equipped
205
Storage Bin Safety Warning
207
Coat Hooks
208
Cargo Area Storage
209
CONSOLE FEATURES
209
Basic Console
209
Premium Console — If Equipped
210
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
214
Rear Window Defroster
214
LOAD-LEVELING SYSTEM
215
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
216
SUN SCREENS — IF EQUIPPED
218
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
220
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
224
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER – BASE
225
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER – PREMIUM
226
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — ANNIVERSARY
227
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
228
COMPASS MINI-TRIP COMPUTER (CMTC) — IF EQUIPPED
242
CMTC Reset Buttons
242
Compass/Temperature Display
244
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
245
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
247
Trip Functions
249
Compass Display / ECO (Fuel Saver Mode) — If Equipped
251
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
253
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
258
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System (VR) — If Equipped
259
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
259
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
259
Clock Setting Procedure — RER/REN Radio
261
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
263
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
264
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
267
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
269
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
271
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
272
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
272
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
278
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
280
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
282
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
283
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
284
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) 0.5 — IF EQUIPPED
284
Connecting The iPod
285
Using This Feature
285
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
286
Play Mode
286
List Or Browse Mode
287
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/RER/RBZ/RES RADIOS ONLY)
289
System Activation
289
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
290
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
290
Satellite Antenna
290
Reception Quality
291
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
291
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
293
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV™) — IF EQUIPPED
294
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)™ — IF EQUIPPED
294
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
296
Radio Operation
297
CD Player
297
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
297
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
298
CLIMATE CONTROLS
298
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning System — If Equipped
299
Three-Zone Temperature Control — If Equipped
303
Rear Manual Climate Control — If Equipped
305
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
307
Summer Operation
315
Winter Operation
316
Vacation/Storage
316
Window Fogging
316
Outside Air Intake
316
Operating Tips
317
A/C Air Filter— If Equipped
317
STARTING AND OPERATING
318
STARTING PROCEDURES
322
Automatic Transmission
322
Normal Starting
322
Extreme Cold Weather (Below 20°F or –29°C)
323
If The Engine Fails To Start
323
After Starting
324
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
324
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
325
Key Ignition Park Interlock
325
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
326
Four-Speed or Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
326
Gear Ranges
327
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
333
Acceleration
333
Traction
333
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
334
Flowing/Rising Water
334
Shallow Standing Water
334
POWER STEERING
336
Power Steering Fluid Check
336
PARKING BRAKE
337
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)
339
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
341
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
342
Traction Control System (TCS)
342
Brake Assist System (BAS)
343
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
344
ESP/BAS Warning 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
358
Radial-Ply Tires
359
Compact Spare Tire
359
Tire Spinning
360
Tread Wear Indicators
361
Life of Tire
362
Replacement Tires
362
SNOW TIRES
364
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
364
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
365
Base System
367
Premium System – If Equipped
369
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
373
3.3L and 3.8L Engine
373
4.0L Engine
374
Reformulated Gasoline
374
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
375
E85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
375
MMT In Gasoline
376
Materials Added to Fuel
376
Fuel System Cautions
377
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
378
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.3L ENGINE ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
378
E85 General Information
378
Ethanol Fuel (E85)
380
Fuel Requirements
380
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles E85 and Gasoline Vehicles
381
Starting
381
Cruising Range
381
Replacement Parts
382
Maintenance
382
ADDING FUEL
382
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
382
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
384
VEHICLE LOADING
384
Vehicle Certification Label
384
TRAILER TOWING
388
Common Towing Definitions
388
Towing Tips
402
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
404
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
406
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
407
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
407
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
408
Jack Location
409
Spare Tire Removal
410
Preparations For Jacking
411
Jacking Instructions
411
Wheel Nuts
420
Secure The Spare Tire
420
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURE
422
Preparations for Jump-Start
423
Jump-Starting Procedure
424
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
426
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
427
Towing With The Ignition Key
427
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
430
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.3/3.8L
432
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 4.0L
433
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
434
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
434
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
435
REPLACEMENT PARTS
437
DEALER SERVICE
437
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
437
Engine Oil
438
Engine Oil Filter
441
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
441
Exhaust System
442
Maintenance-Free Battery
444
Air Conditioner Maintenance
445
Body Lubrication
448
Windshield Wiper Blades
448
Cooling System
450
Brakes
455
Automatic Transmission
457
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
460
Cleaning the Instrument Panel Cupholders
465
FUSES
466
Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM)
466
VEHICLE STORAGE
473
REPLACEMENT BULBS
474
BULB REPLACEMENT
475
Headlamps
475
Front Park/Turn Signal Lamps
475
Fog Lamps
475
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, Side Marker and Backup Lamps
476
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
477
License Lamp
477
FLUID CAPACITIES
478
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
479
Engine
479
Chassis
480
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
482
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
483
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
483
Required Maintenance Intervals
485
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
500
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
502
Prepare For The Appointment
502
Prepare A List
502
Be Reasonable With Requests
502
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
502
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
503
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
503
In Mexico contact:
503
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
504
Service Contract
504
WARRANTY INFORMATION
505
MOPAR PARTS
505
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
505
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
505
In Canada
506
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
506
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
508
Treadwear
508
Traction Grades
508
Temperature Grades
509

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  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
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  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
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