2010 Dodge Journey Owner's Manual

2010 Dodge Journey owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Journey
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
8.63 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
Tip Start Feature
15
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
18
To Disarm the System
19
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
19
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
20
To Unlock the Doors and Liftgate
21
To Lock the Doors and Liftgate
23
Using the Panic Alarm
24
Remote Open Window Featuree
24
Programming Additional Transmitters
24
Transmitter Battery Replacement
25
General Information
26
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
26
How To Use Remote Start
26
DOOR LOCKS
29
Manual Door Locks
29
Power Door Locks
30
Child Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors)
33
WINDOWS
35
Power Windows
35
Wind Buffeting
38
LIFTGATE
39
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
40
Lap/Shoulder Belts
42
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
47
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
48
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
48
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
49
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
53
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
54
Seat Belt Extender
54
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Airbags
55
Advanced Front Airbag Features
57
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
62
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
70
Child Restraints
72
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
84
SAFETY TIPS
85
Transporting Passengers
85
Exhaust Gas
86
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
87
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
89
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
90
MIRRORS
95
Inside Day/Night Mirror
95
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
96
Outside Mirrors
96
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Equipped
97
Power Mirrors
97
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
98
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
98
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
99
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
99
SEATS
99
Manual Front Seat Adjustments
100
Recliner Adjustment
101
Lumbar Support — If Equipped
102
Driver's Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
103
Fold Flat Front Passenger Seat — If Equipped
103
Power Seat — If Equipped
105
Adjusting Active Head Restraints
106
Second Row Passenger Seats
109
Third Row Passenger Seats — Seven Passenger Models
109
Heated Seats — If Equipped
109
60/40 Split Second-Row Passenger Seats
110
50/50 Split Third-Row Passenger Seats with Fold-Flat Feature — Seven Passenger Models
118
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
120
LIGHTS
122
Multifunction Lever
122
Headlights and Parking Lights
123
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
123
Headlights with Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
124
Headlight Time Delay — If Equipped
124
Instrument Panel Dimmer
125
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
126
Lights-On Reminder
126
Fog Lights — If Equipped
126
Turn Signals
127
Lane Change Assist
128
High/Low Beam Switch
128
Flash-to-Pass
128
Interior Lights
128
Battery Saver Feature
129
Cargo Light
129
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
129
Windshield Wiper Operation
130
Intermittent Wiper System
131
Windshield Washers
132
Mist Feature
133
Headlights With Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
133
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
134
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
135
To Activate
135
To Set a Desired Speed
136
To Deactivate
136
To Resume Speed
136
To Vary the Speed Setting
137
To Accelerate for Passing
137
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
138
Turning ParkView On or Off — With Navigation/Multimedia Radio
139
Turning ParkView On or Off — Without Navigation/Multimedia Radio
139
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
140
Courtesy/Reading Lights
140
Sunglasses Storage
141
Interior Observation Mirror
141
Power Sunroof Switch — If Equipped
141
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
141
Programming HomeLink
143
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
145
Using HomeLink
146
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
146
Security
146
Troubleshooting Tips
147
General Information
147
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
148
Opening Sunroof — Manually
149
Opening Sunroof — Express
149
Closing Sunroof — Manually
149
Closing Sunroof — Express
149
Pinch Protect Feature
149
Pinch Protect Override
150
Venting Sunroof — Express
150
Sunshade Operation
150
Wind Buffeting
150
Sunroof Maintenance
150
Ignition Off Operation
151
Sunroof Fully Closed
151
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
151
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
154
CUPHOLDERS
157
STORAGE
159
Instrument Panel Storage Compartment — If Equipped
159
Console Storage
159
Flip 'n Stow™ Front Passenger Seat Storage — If Equipped
161
Second-Row Passenger Seat Temporary Storage Bin
162
Second-Row Map Pocket and Grocery Retainers — If Equipped
162
In-Floor Storage Bin with Removable Liner
163
CHILL ZONE BEVERAGE COOLER STORAGE COMPARTMENT
164
Chill Zone Beverage Cooler Operation
165
CARGO AREA FEATURES
166
Rechargeable Flashlight — If Equipped
166
Cargo Management System
167
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
172
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
172
Rear Window Defroster
173
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
174
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
178
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
182
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
183
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
184
COMPASS MINI-TRIP COMPUTER (CMTC) — IF EQUIPPED
199
CMTC Reset Buttons
199
Compass/Temperature Display
201
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
203
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
205
Oil Change Required
206
Trip Functions
207
Compass Display / ECO (Fuel Saver Mode) — If Equipped
209
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
211
MEDIA CENTER 230 (REQ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
215
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
215
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
223
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
225
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
228
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
228
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
231
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
231
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
234
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
236
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
239
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
240
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
240
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
246
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
248
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
251
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
251
MEDIA CENTER 830N (REU) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD/HDD/NAV CHANGER — IF EQUIPPED
252
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio)
253
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone
253
Clock Setting Procedure
253
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU/RBZ RADIOS ONLY)
257
System Activation
257
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
257
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
258
Satellite Antenna
258
Reception Quality
258
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
259
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
262
Operating Instructions — Video Entertainment System (VES)™ (If Equipped)
262
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV™) — IF EQUIPPED
262
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)™ — IF EQUIPPED
262
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) 0.5 — IF EQUIPPED
264
Connecting The iPod Device
264
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
264
Play Mode
265
List or Browse Mode
266
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
268
Right-Hand Switch Functions
268
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Radio Operation
269
Left-Hand Switch Functions for Media (i.e., CD) Operation
269
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
269
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
270
CLIMATE CONTROLS
270
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning System
271
Three-Zone Manual Air Conditioning and Heating Systems — If Equipped
275
Two- and Three-Zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) Systems — If Equipped
278
Operating Tips
287
STARTING AND OPERATING
292
STARTING PROCEDURES
296
Automatic Transmission
296
Normal Starting (Tip Start)
297
Extreme Cold Weather (Below 20°F or 29°C)
297
If Engine Fails To Start
297
After Starting
298
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
298
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
299
Key Ignition Park Interlock
301
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
301
Automatic Transmission Ignition Interlock System
302
Four-Speed or Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
302
Gear Ranges
302
AUTOSTICK — IF EQUIPPED
306
Operation
306
General Information
307
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) — IF EQUIPPED
308
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
308
Acceleration
308
Traction
309
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
309
Flowing/Rising Water
310
POWER STEERING
312
Power Steering Fluid Check
313
PARKING BRAKE
313
BRAKE SYSTEM
316
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
317
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
318
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
318
Brake Assist System (BAS)
320
Traction Control System (TCS)
321
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
321
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
322
ESP/BAS Warning Light and ESP/TCS Indicator Light
325
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
325
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
326
Tire Markings
326
Tire Terminology and Definitions
331
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
332
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
336
Tire Pressure
336
Tire Inflation Pressures
337
Radial-Ply Tires
339
Compact Spare Tire
339
Tire Spinning
340
Tread Wear Indicators
341
Life of Tire
342
Replacement Tires
342
TIRE CHAINS
344
SNOW TIRES
344
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
344
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
345
Base System
348
Premium System – If Equipped
350
General Information
353
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
354
2.4L Engine
354
3.5L Engine
354
Reformulated Gasoline
355
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
355
MMT In Gasoline
356
Materials Added to Fuel
356
Fuel System Cautions
356
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
357
ADDING FUEL
358
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
358
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
360
VEHICLE LOADING
360
Vehicle Certification Label
360
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
361
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
361
Overloading
361
Loading
362
TRAILER TOWING
362
Common Towing Definitions
362
Trailer Hitch Classification
367
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
368
Trailer and Tongue Weight
370
Towing Requirements
371
Towing Tips
376
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
378
TOWING THIS VEHICLE BEHIND ANOTHER VEHICLE (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
378
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
380
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
381
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
381
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
382
Jack Location
383
Spare Tire Location
384
Preparations For Jacking
384
Spare Tire Removal
384
Spare Tire Stowage
386
Jacking Instructions
388
JUMP-STARTING
393
Preparations for Jump-Start
394
Jump-Starting Procedure
396
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
397
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
399
Without The Ignition Key
399
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With The Key In The Ignition And All Four Wheels On The Ground)
399
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle With A Tow Dolly
401
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
402
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
404
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.5L
405
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
406
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
406
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
407
REPLACEMENT PARTS
408
DEALER SERVICE
408
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
409
Engine Oil
410
Engine Oil Filter
413
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
413
Maintenance-Free Battery
414
Air Conditioner Maintenance
415
A/C Air Filter – If Equipped
417
Body Lubrication
418
Wiper Blades
419
Adding Washer Fluid
421
Exhaust System
422
Cooling System
425
Brake System
431
Automatic Transmission
433
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
436
Cleaning The Cupholders
441
FUSES
441
Totally Integrated Power Module
441
VEHICLE STORAGE
449
REPLACEMENT BULBS
450
BULB REPLACEMENT
451
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Front Turn Signal/Park Lamp, Side Marker Lamp
451
Front Fog Lamp
452
Tail/Stop Lamp, Rear Turn Signal Lamp, Tail Lamp, Backup Lamp
453
License Plate Lamp
455
FLUID CAPACITIES
456
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
457
Engine
457
Chassis
458
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
460
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
461
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
461
Required Maintenance Intervals
463
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
478
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
480
Prepare For The Appointment
480
Prepare A List
480
Be Reasonable With Requests
480
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
480
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
481
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
481
In Mexico contact:
481
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
482
Service Contract
482
WARRANTY INFORMATION
483
MOPAR PARTS
483
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
483
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
483
In Canada
484
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
484
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
486
Treadwear
486
Traction Grades
486
Temperature Grades
487

FAQ about the 2010 Dodge Journey Manual

What contains the 2010 Journey manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Dodge Journey, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Dodge Journey
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Dodge Journey owners can do

Where to download the 2010 Dodge Journey Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Dodge Journey year 2010 free?

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The Dodge Journey (2010) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2010 is available in English.

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