2011 Chrysler 300 Owner's Manual

2011 Chrysler 300 owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
300
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
8.53 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
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
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN)
14
Key Fob
15
Ignition Or Accessory On Message
16
SENTRY KEYĥ
17
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
19
General Information
19
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
19
Rearming Of The System
19
To Arm The System
20
To Disarm The System
20
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock The Doors
22
To Lock The Doors
23
To Unlatch The Trunk
24
Using The Panic Alarm
24
Programming Additional Transmitters
24
Transmitter Battery Replacement
25
General Information
26
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
26
How To Use Remote Start
27
DOOR LOCKS
29
Manual Door Locks
29
Power Door Locks
30
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
32
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO
33
WINDOWS
38
Power Windows
38
Wind Buffeting
40
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
41
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
42
Trunk Emergency Release
42
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
43
Lap/Shoulder Belts
46
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
51
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
52
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
52
Energy Management Feature
53
Seat Belt Pretensioner
54
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
54
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
56
Seat Belt Extender
56
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Airbags
56
Airbag Deployment Sensors And Controls
63
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
70
Child Restraints
71
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
89
MIRRORS
96
Automatic Dimming Mirror
96
Outside Mirrors
96
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Equipped
97
Driver's Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
97
Outside Mirrors With Turn Signal And Approach Lighting — If Equipped
97
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
98
Power Mirrors
98
Power Folding Outside Mirrors — If Equipped
99
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
100
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
100
UCONNECT™ TOUCH 8.4/8.4 Nav
100
Uconnect™ Phone
100
Operation
103
Phone Call Features
114
Uconnect™ Phone Features
119
Advanced Phone Connectivity
124
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
124
General Information
133
UCONNECT™ VOICE COMMAND 8.4/8.4 Nav
133
Uconnect™ Voice Command System Operation
133
Uconnect™ Voice Commands
135
Voice Tree
137
SEATS
141
Power Seats — If Equipped
141
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
143
Heated Seats — If Equipped
144
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
146
Head Restraints
147
Folding Rear Seat
150
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
152
Programming The Memory Feature
153
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
154
Memory Position Recall
154
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available With Memory Seat Only)
155
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
156
LIGHTS
158
Headlight Switch
158
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
159
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
159
Headlight Time Delay
159
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
160
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
160
Lights-On Reminder
161
Fog Lights — If Equipped
161
Multifunction Lever
162
Turn Signals
163
Lane Change Assist
163
High/Low Beam Switch
163
Flash-To-Pass
163
Map/Reading Lights
163
Interior Lights
164
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
166
Intermittent Wiper System
167
Mist Feature
167
Windshield Washers
167
Headlights On With Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
168
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
168
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
170
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
171
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
172
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
173
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
175
To Activate
176
To Set A Desired Speed
176
To Deactivate
176
To Resume Speed
177
To Vary The Speed Setting
177
To Accelerate For Passing
177
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) — IF EQUIPPED
178
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
180
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
181
To Activate
182
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
183
To Cancel
184
To Turn Off
185
To Resume Speed
185
To Vary The Speed Setting
185
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
186
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
188
Display Warnings And Maintenance
190
Precautions While Driving With ACC
193
General Information
197
Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode
197
Forward Collision Warning — If Equipped
200
PARKSENSEĥ REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
202
ParkSenseĥ Sensors
203
ParkSenseĥ Warning Display
203
ParkSenseĥ Display
204
Enabling And Disabling ParkSenseĥ
207
Service The ParkSenseĥ Rear Park Assist System
208
Cleaning The ParkSenseĥ System
208
ParkSenseĥ System Usage Precautions
208
PARKVIEWĥ REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
211
Turning ParkViewĥ On or Off — With Touch Screen Radio
213
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
214
Courtesy/Reading Lights
214
Sunglasses Storage
215
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
215
Programming HomeLinkĥ
216
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
219
Using HomeLinkĥ
220
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
220
Security
220
Troubleshooting Tips
221
General Information
221
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
222
Opening Sunroof — Express
223
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
223
Closing Sunroof — Express
223
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
223
Pinch Protect Feature
223
Pinch Protect Override
224
Venting Sunroof — Express
224
Sunshade Operation
224
Wind Buffeting
224
Sunroof Maintenance
225
Ignition OFF Operation
225
COMMAND VIEW SUNROOF WITH POWER SHADE — IF EQUIPPED
225
Opening Sunroof – Express
226
Venting Sunroof – Express
226
Closing Sunroof – Express
227
Opening Power Shade – Express
227
Closing Power Shade – Express
227
Sunroof and Power Shade Movement – Manual
228
Pinch Protect Feature
228
Pinch Protect Override
228
Pinch Protect Override Cancellation
228
Wind Buffeting
229
Sunroof Maintenance
229
Ignition OFF Operation
229
Sunroof Fully Closed
229
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
229
CUPHOLDERS
233
Front Seat Cupholders
233
Rear Seat Cupholders
235
STORAGE
236
Glovebox Storage
236
Console Features
237
Door Storage
238
Row Armrest Storage — If Equipped
238
Cargo Area — Vehicles Equipped with 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat
239
CARGO AREA FEATURES
240
Trunk Mat — If Equipped
240
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
240
Rear Window Defroster
240
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
241
POWER SUNSCREEN — IF EQUIPPED
241
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
243
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
245
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
246
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
247
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
257
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
259
EVIC White Telltales
260
EVIC Amber Telltales
261
EVIC Red Telltales
262
Oil Change Required
265
Fuel Economy
265
Cruise Control
267
Vehicle Speed
268
Trip Info
268
Tire PSI
269
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
270
Turn Menu OFF
270
Uconnect Touch™ Settings
271
Hard-Keys
271
Soft-Keys
271
Uconnect Touch™ System 8.4 Settings — Customer Programmable Features
271
SETTING THE ANALOG CLOCK
286
iPodĥ/USB/MP3 CONTROL— IF EQUIPPED
286
KICKERĥ HIGH PERFORMANCE SOUND SYSTEM WITH DRIVER-SELECTABLE SURROUND (DSS) – IF EQUIPPED
287
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
288
Radio Operation
289
CD Player
289
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
290
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
290
CLIMATE CONTROLS
291
General Overview
291
Climate Control Functions
296
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
297
Operating Tips
299
STARTING AND OPERATING
301
STARTING PROCEDURES
306
Automatic Transmission
306
Keyless Enter-N-Go
307
Normal Starting
307
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F or ̺29°C)
308
If Engine Fails To Start
309
After Starting
310
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
310
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
311
General Information
311
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
313
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission
314
Gear Ranges
314
AUTOSTICKĥ
317
Operation
318
ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) — IF EQUIPPED
319
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
320
Acceleration
320
Traction
320
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
321
Flowing/Rising Water
321
Shallow Standing Water
321
POWER STEERING
323
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) (IF EQUIPPED) — 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
324
PARKING BRAKE
325
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
327
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
329
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
329
Traction Control System (TCS)
330
Brake Assist System (BAS)
330
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
331
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light and ESC OFF Indicator Light
333
Synchronizing ESC
334
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
335
Tire Markings
335
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
338
Tire Terminology and Definitions
339
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
340
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
344
Tire Pressure
344
Tire Inflation Pressures
345
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
346
Radial Ply Tires
347
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire and Wheel – If Equipped
347
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
348
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
349
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
349
Tire Spinning
350
Tread Wear Indicators
351
Life Of Tire
351
Replacement Tires
352
TIRE CHAINS
353
SNOW TIRES
355
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
355
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
357
Base System
359
Premium System – If Equipped
362
General Information
367
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
367
3.6L Engine – If Equipped
367
5.7L Engine – If Equipped
367
Reformulated Gasoline
368
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
368
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
369
MMT In Gasoline
370
Materials Added to Fuel
370
Fuel System Cautions
370
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
371
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.6L ENGINE ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
372
E-85 General Information
372
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
373
Fuel Requirements
373
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) and Gasoline Vehicles
374
Starting
374
Cruising Range
374
Replacement Parts
374
Maintenance
375
ADDING FUEL
375
Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release
377
VEHICLE LOADING
377
Vehicle Certification Label
377
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
378
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
378
Overloading
378
Loading
379
TRAILER TOWING
379
Common Towing Definitions
380
Trailer Hitch Classification
383
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
384
Trailer And Tongue Weight
385
Towing Requirements
386
Towing Tips
391
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
392
Two-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive
392
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
393
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
394
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
394
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
395
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
396
Preparations for Jacking
398
Jacking and Changing a Tire
399
Compact Spare Tire
404
Wheel Cover or Center Cap Installation — If Equipped
405
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
406
Preparations For Jump-Start
407
Jump-Starting Procedure
408
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
410
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
411
With Keyless Enter-N-Go — If Equipped
413
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
413
Without The Ignition Key
415
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
417
ENGINE COMPARTMENT – 3.6L
419
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
420
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
421
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
421
REPLACEMENT PARTS
423
DEALER SERVICE
423
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
424
Engine Oil
424
Engine Oil Filter
428
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
428
Maintenance-Free Battery
430
Air Conditioner Maintenance
432
A/C Air Filter
433
Body Lubrication
435
Windshield Wiper Blades
435
Adding Washer Fluid
436
Exhaust System
436
Cooling System
439
Brake System
445
Automatic Transmission
447
All Wheel Drive (AWD) – If Equipped
449
Rear Axle
449
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
450
FUSES
455
Integrated Power Module
455
Rear Power Distribution Center
459
VEHICLE STORAGE
464
REPLACEMENT BULBS
464
BULB REPLACEMENT
465
Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Park/Turn Lamp, Inner Park Lamp, and Outer Park Lamp
465
Rear Backup Lamp and Turn Signal Lamps
469
License Lamp
470
FLUID CAPACITIES
471
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
472
Engine
472
Chassis
473
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
475
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
476
Required Maintenance Intervals
478
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
493
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
495
Prepare For The Appointment
495
Prepare A List
495
Be Reasonable With Requests
495
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
495
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
496
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
496
In Mexico contact:
496
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
497
Service Contract
497
WARRANTY INFORMATION
498
MOPARĥ PARTS
498
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
498
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
498
In Canada
499
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
499
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
501
Treadwear
501
Traction Grades
501
Temperature Grades
502

FAQ about the 2011 Chrysler 300 Manual

What contains the 2011 300 manual?

The Chrysler 300 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chrysler to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chrysler 300. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chrysler 300 2011 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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Is the manual for the Chrysler 300 year 2011 free?

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The Chrysler 300 (2011) owner's manual is available in English?

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