2011 Dodge Charger Owner's Manual

2011 Dodge Charger owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Charger
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
11.25 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
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN)
14
Key Fob
15
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
19
Rearming Of The System
20
To Arm The System
20
To Disarm The System
21
To Unlock The Doors
23
To Lock The Doors
24
To Unlatch The Trunk
24
Using The Panic Alarm
25
Programming Additional Transmitters
25
Transmitter Battery Replacement
25
Manual Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
35
Power Windows
41
Wind Buffeting
44
Lap/Shoulder Belts
48
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
53
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
54
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
54
Energy Management Feature
55
Seat Belt Pretensioners
56
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
56
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
58
Seat Belt Extender
58
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
59
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
67
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
74
Child Restraints
75
Transporting Passengers
86
Exhaust Gas
87
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
88
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
90
Inside Day/Night Mirror
98
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
98
Outside Mirrors
99
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
100
Driver's Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
100
Outside Mirrors Approach Light — If Equipped
100
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
100
Power Mirrors
101
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
102
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
102
Rear Cross Path
108
Uconnect Touch™ 4.3
111
Operation
114
Phone Call Features
120
Uconnect™ Phone Features
124
Advanced Phone Connectivity
129
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
129
Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 Nav
133
Operation
136
Phone Call Features
147
Uconnect™ Phone Features
152
Advanced Phone Connectivity
156
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
157
Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 Nav
165
Uconnect™ Voice Commands
167
Power Seats — If Equipped
173
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
175
Heated Seats — If Equipped
176
Manual Seats — If Equipped
178
Head Restraints
180
Programming The Memory Feature
186
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
187
Memory Position Recall
188
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available With Memory Seat Only)
188
Headlight Switch
191
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
192
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
192
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
192
Headlight Time Delay
193
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
194
Lights-On Reminder
194
Fog Lights — If Equipped
194
Multifunction Lever
195
Turn Signals
195
Lane Change Assist
196
High/Low Beam Switch
196
Flash-To-Pass
196
Front Map/Reading Lights
197
Ambient Light
198
Intermittent Wiper System
201
Wiper Operation
201
Windshield Washers
201
Mist Feature
202
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
202
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
202
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
204
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
205
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
206
To Activate
210
To Set A Desired Speed
211
To Deactivate
211
To Resume Speed
211
To Vary The Speed Setting
211
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
215
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
216
To Activate
217
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
218
To Cancel
219
To Turn Off
220
To Resume Speed
220
To Vary The Speed Setting
221
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
222
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
223
Display Warnings And Maintenance
225
Precautions While Driving With ACC
228
General Information
232
Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode
232
ParkSenseĥ Sensors
238
ParkSenseĥ Warning Display
238
ParkSenseĥ Display
238
Enabling And Disabling ParkSenseĥ
241
Service The ParkSenseĥ Rear Park Assist System
242
Cleaning The ParkSenseĥ System
242
Front Map/Reading Lights
248
Programming HomeLinkĥ
250
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
253
Using HomeLinkĥ
253
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
254
Security
254
Troubleshooting Tips
254
Opening Sunroof — Express
256
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
256
Closing Sunroof — Express
257
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
257
Pinch Protect Feature
257
Venting Sunroof — Express
257
Sunshade Operation
257
Wind Buffeting
258
Sunroof Maintenance
258
Ignition Off Operation
258
Sunroof Fully Closed
259
Front Seat Cupholders
264
Glovebox Storage
267
Console Features
267
Door Storage
269
Rear Window Defroster
271
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
272
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
273
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
275
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
276
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
289
EVIC White Telltale Lights
290
EVIC Amber Telltale Lights
291
EVIC Red Telltale Lights
292
Oil Change Due
295
Fuel Economy
296
Vehicle Speed
297
Trip Info
297
Units
298
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
299
Hard-Keys
300
Soft-Keys
300
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect Touch™ 4.3 Settings
300
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect Touch™ System 8.4 Settings
314
Radio Operation
330
CD Player
330
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
331
General Overview
332
Climate Control Functions
338
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
340
Operating Tips
341
Automatic Transmission
350
Keyless Enter-N-Go
351
Normal Starting
351
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or ̺29°C)
352
If Engine Fails To Start
353
After Starting
353
General Information
355
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
357
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission
357
Operation
361
Acceleration
363
Flowing/Rising Water
365
Shallow Standing Water
365
POWER STEERING
367
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) (IF EQUIPPED) — 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
368
PARKING BRAKE
368
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
373
Traction Control System (TCS)
373
Brake Assist System (BAS)
374
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
374
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
377
Ready Alert Braking
378
Rain Brake Support
379
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light and ESC OFF Indicator Light
379
Tire Markings
381
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
384
Tire Terminology And Definitions
385
Tire Pressure
390
Tire Inflation Pressures
391
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
393
Radial Ply Tires
393
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire and Wheel – If Equipped
394
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
394
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
395
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
395
Tire Spinning
396
Tread Wear Indicators
397
Life Of Tire
397
Replacement Tires
398
TIRE CHAINS
399
SNOW TIRES
400
Base System
405
Premium System – If Equipped
407
3.6L Engine – If Equipped
412
5.7L Engine – If Equipped
412
Reformulated Gasoline
413
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
413
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
414
MMT In Gasoline
415
Materials Added to Fuel
415
Fuel System Cautions
415
E-85 General Information
417
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
418
Fuel Requirements
418
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) and Gasoline Vehicles
419
Starting
419
Cruising Range
419
Replacement Parts
420
Vehicle Certification Label
424
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
424
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
424
Overloading
425
Common Towing Definitions
426
Trailer Hitch Classification
429
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
430
Trailer And Tongue Weight
430
Towing Requirements
431
Two-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive
438
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
439
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
440
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
442
Preparations For Jacking
444
Jacking And Changing A Tire
445
Preparations For Jump-Start
450
Jump-Starting Procedure
452
Without The Ignition Key
459
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
461
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
463
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
464
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
465
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
465
REPLACEMENT PARTS
467
Engine Oil
469
Engine Oil Filter
472
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
472
Maintenance-Free Battery
473
Air Conditioner Maintenance
475
A/C Air Filter
476
Body Lubrication
478
Windshield Wiper Blades
478
Adding Washer Fluid
479
Exhaust System
480
Cooling System
482
Brake System
488
Automatic Transmission
490
All Wheel Drive (AWD) – If Equipped
492
Rear Axle
492
Integrated Power Module
498
Rear Power Distribution Center
502
VEHICLE STORAGE
507
Front Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Park/Turn Lamp, and Side Marker Lamp — Models with Halogen Headlamps
508
Front Low Beam Headlamp and Park/Turn Lamp — Models with High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID)
509
Backup Lamps
510
License Lamp
511
Engine
513
Chassis
514
Required Maintenance Intervals
518
Prepare For The Appointment
535
Prepare A List
535
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
536
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
536
In Mexico contact:
536
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
537
Service Contract
537
WARRANTY INFORMATION
538
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
538
In Canada
539
Treadwear
541
Traction Grades
541
Temperature Grades
542

FAQ about the 2011 Dodge Charger Manual

What contains the 2011 Charger manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Dodge Charger owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Charger, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2011 Dodge Charger Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Dodge Charger year 2011 free?

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The Dodge Charger (2011) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2011 is available in English.

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