2010 Jeep Compass Owner's Manual

2010 Jeep Compass owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Compass
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
6.9 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
4
INTRODUCTION
5
ROLLOVER WARNING
5
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
10
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
13
Ignition Key Removal
13
Locking Doors With A Key
16
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
16
SENTRY KEY
16
Replacement Keys
17
Customer Key Programming
18
General Information
19
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
19
To Set The Security Alarm
19
To Disarm The System
20
Vehicle Security Alarm Manual Override
20
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
20
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
21
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All First Press
21
Illuminated Approach — If Equipped
22
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
22
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
22
Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock/Unlock
23
Using The Panic Alarm
24
Programming Additional Transmitters
24
General Information
24
Transmitter Battery Replacement
25
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
POWER WINDOWS — IF EQUIPPED
34
Power Window Switches
34
Auto-Down
35
Window Lockout Switch
36
LIFTGATE
36
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
38
Lap/Shoulder Belts
40
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
45
Second Row Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
46
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
49
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
49
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
50
Supplemental Rear Impact Active Head Restraints (AHR)
50
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
54
Seat Belt Extender
56
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
56
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
57
Advanced Front Airbag Features
59
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
64
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
71
Child Restraint
73
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
81
SAFETY TIPS
82
Transporting Passengers
82
Exhaust Gas
82
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
83
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
84
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
86
MIRRORS
90
Inside Day/Night Mirror
90
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
90
Outside Mirror — Driver Side
91
Outside Mirror — Passenger Side
91
Power Mirrors
92
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
93
Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
93
Sun Visor Sliding Feature
93
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
94
Operation
96
Phone Call Features
104
Uconnect™ Phone Features
107
Advanced Phone Connectivity
111
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
113
General Information
122
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
122
Voice Command System Operation
122
Commands
124
Voice Training
127
SEATS
127
Front Seat Adjustment
127
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
129
Manual Lumbar — If Equipped
129
Driver's Seatback Recline
130
Six-Way Power Seats — If Equipped
131
Heated Seats — If Equipped
132
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
133
Adjusting Active Head Restraints
134
Folding Rear Seat
137
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
139
LIGHTS
141
Multifunction Lever
141
Headlights and Parking Lights
141
Instrument Panel Dimming
142
Lights-On Reminder
142
Fog Lights — If Equipped
143
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
143
Turn Signals
143
Lane Change Assist
144
High/Low Beam Switch
144
Flash-to-Pass
144
Map/Reading Lights
145
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
145
Windshield Wiper Operation
146
Intermittent Wiper System
147
Windshield Washers
147
Mist Feature
148
TILT STEERING COLUMN
148
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
149
To Activate
150
To Set a Desired Speed
151
To Deactivate
151
To Resume Speed
151
To Vary the Speed Setting
151
Manual Transaxle
152
To Accelerate for Passing
152
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
153
Programming HomeLink
154
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
157
Using HomeLink
157
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
158
Security
158
Troubleshooting Tips
158
General Information
159
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
159
Opening the Sunroof
160
Closing the Sunroof
160
Pinch Protect Feature
161
Pinch Protect Override
161
Venting Sunroof — Express
161
Sunshade Operation
161
Wind Buffeting
162
Sunroof Maintenance
162
Ignition Off Operation
162
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
162
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
164
CUPHOLDERS
166
STORAGE
167
Glove Compartment And Storage Bin
167
Door Storage
168
CONSOLE FEATURES
169
CARGO AREA FEATURES
170
Cargo Light/Removable Self-Recharging Flashlight
170
Cargo Cover
171
Removable Load Floor
173
Cargo Tie-Down Loops
174
Fold Down Speakers — If Equipped
175
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
175
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
175
Rear Window Defroster
176
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
177
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
178
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
182
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
183
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
184
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
197
Engine Oil Change Indicator System — If Equipped
199
EVIC Functions
200
Compass/Temperature/Audio
201
Average Fuel Economy
201
Distance To Empty (DTE)
201
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM)
201
Elapsed Time
202
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
202
MEDIA CENTER 230 (REQ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
207
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
207
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
215
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
217
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
220
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
220
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
222
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System — If Equipped
223
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
223
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
223
Clock Setting Procedure — RER/REN Radio
225
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
227
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
227
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
230
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
233
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
235
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
236
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
236
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
242
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
244
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
246
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
247
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) — IF EQUIPPED
248
Connecting The iPod
248
Using This Feature
249
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
249
Play Mode
249
List Or Browse Mode
251
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU/RBZ RADIOS ONLY)
253
System Activation
253
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
253
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
254
Satellite Antenna
254
Reception Quality
254
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
255
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
258
Operating Instructions — Video Entertainment System (VES)™ (If Equipped)
258
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
258
Radio Operation
259
CD Player
259
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
259
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
260
CLIMATE CONTROLS
260
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning
261
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
265
Operating Tips
271
STARTING AND OPERATING
274
STARTING PROCEDURES
278
Manual Transaxle – If Equipped
278
Automatic Transaxle – If Equipped
278
Normal Starting
279
Extreme Cold Weather (Below 20°F Or 29°C)
279
If Engine Fails to Start
280
After Starting
280
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
280
MANUAL TRANSAXLE — IF EQUIPPED
281
Five–Speed Manual Transaxle
281
Recommended Shift Speeds
282
Downshifting
282
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE — IF EQUIPPED
283
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
284
Automatic Transaxle Ignition Interlock System
284
Gear Ranges
285
AUTOSTICK — IF EQUIPPED
286
Operation
287
General Information
287
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
288
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
289
Acceleration
289
Traction
289
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
290
Flowing/Rising Water
290
Shallow Standing Water
290
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
292
POWER STEERING
292
Power Steering Fluid Check
294
PARKING BRAKE
294
BRAKE SYSTEM
297
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
298
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
300
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
300
Traction Control System (TCS)
300
Brake Assist System (BAS)
301
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
302
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – Manual Transaxle Only
303
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
304
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
309
Tire Markings
309
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
312
Tire Terminology and Definitions
313
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
314
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
318
Tire Pressure
318
Tire Inflation Pressures
319
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
320
Radial Ply Tires
321
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
321
Tire Spinning
322
Tread Wear Indicators
323
Life of Tire
324
Replacement Tires
324
TIRE CHAINS
325
SNOW TIRES
326
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
326
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
327
Base System
330
Premium System – If Equipped
332
General Information
335
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
336
Reformulated Gasoline
336
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
337
E85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
337
MMT In Gasoline
338
Materials Added To Fuel
338
Fuel System Cautions
339
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
340
ADDING FUEL
340
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
340
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
342
VEHICLE LOADING
342
Vehicle Certification Label
343
TRAILER TOWING
345
Common Towing Definitions
345
Trailer Hitch Classification
347
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
348
Trailer and Tongue Weight
348
Towing Requirements
349
Towing Tips
354
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
356
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
356
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
358
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
359
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
359
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OVERHEATING
361
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
361
Jack Location
362
Spare Tire Stowage
362
Preparations For Jacking
362
Jacking Instructions
363
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
367
Preparations for Jump-Start
368
Jump-Starting Procedure
369
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
371
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
372
With Ignition Key
372
Without The Ignition Key
374
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
376
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.0L
378
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
379
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
380
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
380
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
381
REPLACEMENT PARTS
382
DEALER SERVICE
383
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
383
Engine Oil
384
Engine Oil Filter
387
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
387
Maintenance-Free Battery
388
Air Conditioner Maintenance
389
Body Lubrication
390
Windshield Wiper Blades
391
Adding Washer Fluid
391
Exhaust System
392
Cooling System
394
Brake System
399
Automatic Transaxle (CVT) – If Equipped
401
Manual Transaxle – If Equipped
402
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA) – AWD/4WD Models Only
403
Power Transfer Unit (PTU) – AWD/4WD Models Only
404
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
404
FUSES
409
Integrated Power Module (IPM)
409
VEHICLE STORAGE
412
REPLACEMENT BULBS
413
BULB REPLACEMENT
414
Headlamps
414
Fog Lamps
416
Tail Lamp, Rear Turn Signal and Backup Lamp
417
License Lamps
418
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp
420
Off-Road Lamp
420
FLUID CAPACITIES
422
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
423
Engine
423
Chassis
424
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
426
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
427
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
427
Required Maintenance Intervals
429
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
446
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
448
Prepare For The Appointment
448
Prepare A List
448
Be Reasonable With Requests
448
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
448
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
449
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
449
In Mexico contact:
449
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
450
Service Contract
450
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
451
MOPAR PARTS
451
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
451
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
451
In Canada
452
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
452
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
454
Treadwear
454
Traction Grades
454
Temperature Grades
455

FAQ about the 2010 Jeep Compass Manual

What contains the 2010 Compass manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Jeep Compass

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