2010 Jeep Patriot Owner's Manual

2010 Jeep Patriot owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Patriot
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
6.45 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
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
15
SENTRY KEY
15
Replacement Keys
16
Customer Key Programming
17
General Information
18
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
18
To Set The Security Alarm
19
To Disarm The System
19
Vehicle Security Alarm Manual Override
19
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
19
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
20
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All First Press
20
Illuminated Approach — If Equipped
21
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
21
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
22
Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock/Unlock
23
Using The Panic Alarm
23
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
28
Manual Door Locks
28
Power Door Locks
29
Child-Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors)
32
POWER WINDOWS — IF EQUIPPED
34
Power Window Switches
34
Auto-Down
35
Window Lockout Switch
35
LIFTGATE
36
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
37
Lap/Shoulder Belts
39
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
44
Second Row Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
45
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
48
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
49
Energy Management Feature
49
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
50
Supplemental 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
65
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
72
Child Restraints
74
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
82
SAFETY TIPS
82
Transporting Passengers
82
Exhaust Gas
83
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
84
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
86
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
88
MIRRORS
92
Inside Day/Night Mirror
92
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
93
Power Mirrors
94
Outside Mirror — Driver Side
95
Outside Mirror — Passenger Side
95
Folding Outside Mirrors
96
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
96
Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
97
Sun Visor Sliding Feature
97
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
97
Operation
99
Phone Call Features
107
Uconnect™ Phone Features
110
Advanced Phone Connectivity
115
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
117
General Information
125
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
125
Voice Command System Operation
125
Commands
127
Voice Training
130
SEATS
130
Front Seat Adjustment
131
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
132
Manual Lumbar — If Equipped
132
Driver's Seatback Recline
133
Six-Way Power Seats — If Equipped
134
Heated Seats — If Equipped
135
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
136
Adjusting Active Head Restraints
137
Folding Rear Seat
140
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
142
LIGHTS
144
Multifunction Lever
144
Headlights and Parking Lights
144
Lights-On Reminder
145
Fog Lights — If Equipped
145
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
146
Turn Signals
146
Lane Change Assist
147
High/Low Beam Switch
147
Flash-to-Pass
147
Instrument Panel Dimming
147
Map/Reading Lights
148
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
149
Windshield Wiper Operation
149
Intermittent Wiper System
150
Windshield Washers
150
Mist Feature
151
TILT STEERING COLUMN
152
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
153
To Activate
154
To Set a Desired Speed
154
To Deactivate
154
To Resume Speed
154
To Vary the Speed Setting
155
Manual Transaxle
155
To Accelerate for Passing
156
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
156
Programming HomeLink
158
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
160
Using HomeLink
161
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
161
Security
161
Troubleshooting Tips
162
General Information
162
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
163
Opening the Sunroof
164
Closing the Sunroof
164
Pinch Protect Feature
164
Pinch Protect Override
165
Venting Sunroof — Express
165
Sunshade Operation
165
Wind Buffeting
165
Sunroof Maintenance
165
Ignition Off Operation
166
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
166
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
168
CUPHOLDERS
170
STORAGE
171
Glove Compartment And Storage Bin
171
Door Storage
172
CONSOLE FEATURES
173
CARGO AREA FEATURES
174
Cargo Light/Removable Self-Recharging Flashlight
174
Cargo Cover
175
Removable Load Floor
177
Cargo Tie-Down Loops
177
Fold Down Speakers — If Equipped
179
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
179
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
179
Rear Window Defroster
180
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
181
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
184
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
188
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
189
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
190
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
203
Engine Oil Change Indicator System — If Equipped
205
EVIC Functions
206
Compass/Temperature/Audio
207
Average Fuel Economy
207
Distance To Empty (DTE)
207
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM)
208
Elapsed Time
208
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
208
MEDIA CENTER 230 (REQ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
213
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
214
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
222
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
224
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
226
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
227
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
229
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System — If Equipped
229
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
229
Clock Setting Procedure — RBZ Radio
230
Clock Setting Procedure — RER/REN Radio
231
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK)
233
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
234
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
237
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
239
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
242
MEDIA CENTER 130 (RES/RSC) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SIRIUS RADIO
242
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
243
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
248
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
250
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
253
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
253
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
254
UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) 0.5 — IF EQUIPPED
258
Connecting The iPod
259
Using This Feature
259
Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons
260
Play Mode
260
List Or Browse Mode
261
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED (REN/REQ/RER/RES/REU/RBZ RADIOS ONLY)
263
System Activation
264
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
264
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
265
Satellite Antenna
265
Reception Quality
265
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
265
Operating Instructions — Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
268
Operating Instructions — Video Entertainment System (VES)™ (If Equipped)
268
REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
269
Radio Operation
269
CD Player
270
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
270
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
271
CLIMATE CONTROLS
271
Manual Heating and Air Conditioning
271
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
275
Operating Tips
281
STARTING AND OPERATING
286
STARTING PROCEDURES
291
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
291
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
291
Normal Starting
292
Extreme Cold Weather (Below 20°F Or 29°C)
292
If Engine Fails to Start
293
After Starting
293
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
293
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
294
Five–Speed Manual Transmission
294
Recommended Shift Speeds
295
Downshifting
295
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
296
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
297
Automatic Transmission Ignition Interlock System
297
Gear Ranges
298
AUTOSTICK — IF EQUIPPED
300
Operation
300
General Information
301
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
301
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
302
Acceleration
302
Traction
303
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
303
Flowing/Rising Water
304
Shallow Standing Water
304
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
306
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
306
When To Use Low (L Off-Road) with the 4WD Lock Lever Engaged
307
Driving in Snow, Mud and Sand
307
Hill Climbing
309
Driving Through Water
312
After Driving Off-Road
314
POWER STEERING
315
Power Steering Fluid Check
316
PARKING BRAKE
317
BRAKE SYSTEM
319
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
320
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
322
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
323
Brake Assist System (BAS)
323
Traction Control System (TCS)
324
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
324
Hill Descent Control (HDC) – If Equipped
325
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – Manual Transmission or Off-Road Package Only
327
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
328
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
333
Tire Markings
333
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
337
Tire Terminology and Definitions
338
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
339
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
343
Tire Pressure
343
Tire Inflation Pressures
344
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
346
Radial Ply Tires
346
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
346
Tire Spinning
347
Tread Wear Indicators
348
Life of Tire
349
Replacement Tires
349
TIRE CHAINS
350
SNOW TIRES
351
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
351
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
352
Base System
355
Premium System – If Equipped
357
General Information
361
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
361
Reformulated Gasoline
362
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
362
E85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
363
MMT In Gasoline
363
Materials Added To Fuel
364
Fuel System Cautions
364
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
365
ADDING FUEL
366
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
366
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
368
VEHICLE LOADING
368
Vehicle Certification Label
368
TRAILER TOWING
370
Common Towing Definitions
370
Trailer Hitch Classification
373
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
374
Trailer and Tongue Weight
374
Towing Requirements
375
Towing Tips
381
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
382
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
382
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
384
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
385
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
385
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OVERHEATING
386
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
387
Jack Location
387
Spare Tire Stowage
387
Preparations For Jacking
388
Jacking Instructions
388
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
392
Preparations for Jump-Start
393
Jump-Starting Procedure
395
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
397
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
398
With Ignition Key
398
Without The Ignition Key
399
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
400
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.0L
402
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
403
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
404
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
404
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
405
REPLACEMENT PARTS
406
DEALER SERVICE
407
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
407
Engine Oil
408
Engine Oil Filter
410
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
411
Maintenance-Free Battery
411
Air Conditioner Maintenance
413
Body Lubrication
414
Windshield Wiper Blades
414
Adding Washer Fluid
415
Exhaust System
415
Cooling System
418
Brake System
423
Automatic Transmission (CVT) – If Equipped
426
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
427
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA) – AWD/4WD Models Only
428
Power Transfer Unit (PTU) – AWD/4WD Models Only
428
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
429
FUSES
434
Integrated Power Module (IPM)
434
VEHICLE STORAGE
438
REPLACEMENT BULBS
438
BULB REPLACEMENT
439
Headlamps
439
Fog Lamps
442
Tail Lamps, Rear Turn Signals and Backup Lamps
442
License Lamps
442
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp
443
FLUID CAPACITIES
444
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
445
Engine
445
Chassis
446
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
448
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
449
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
449
Required Maintenance Intervals
451
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
468
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
470
Prepare For The Appointment
470
Prepare A List
470
Be Reasonable With Requests
470
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
470
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
471
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
471
In Mexico contact:
471
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
472
Service Contract
472
WARRANTY INFORMATION
473
MOPAR PARTS
473
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
473
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
473
In Canada
474
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
474
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
476
Treadwear
476
Traction Grades
476
Temperature Grades
477

FAQ about the 2010 Jeep Patriot Manual

What contains the 2010 Patriot manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Jeep Patriot
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Jeep Patriot owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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