2011 Dodge Durango Owner's Manual

2011 Dodge Durango owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Durango
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
3.57 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
ROLLOVER WARNING
7
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
8
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
10
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
10
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
11
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
13
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
16
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
16
Key Fob
17
Removing Key Fob From Ignition
18
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
20
SENTRY KEYĥ
20
Replacement Keys
21
Customer Key Programming
22
General Information
22
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
22
Rearming The System
23
To Arm The System
23
To Disarm The System
24
Tamper Alert
25
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
25
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
26
To Unlock The Doors
26
To Lock The Doors
27
Remote Open Window Feature — If Equipped
28
Using The Panic Alarm
28
Programming Additional Transmitters
29
Transmitter Battery Replacement
29
General Information
31
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
31
How To Use Remote Start
32
DOOR LOCKS
35
Manual Door Locks
35
Power Door Locks
36
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
38
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO
40
WINDOWS
44
Power Windows
44
Wind Buffeting
47
LIFTGATE
47
Power Liftgate — If Equipped
48
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
50
Lap/Shoulder Belts
54
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
55
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
59
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
59
Energy Management Feature
60
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
61
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
61
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
62
Seat Belt Pretensioners
63
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
63
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
67
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
69
Seat Belt Extender
69
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
69
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
72
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
76
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
83
Child Restraints
84
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
97
SAFETY TIPS
98
Transporting Passengers
98
Exhaust Gas
99
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
100
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
102
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
103
MIRRORS
109
Inside Day/Night Mirror
109
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
110
Outside Mirrors
111
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
111
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrors — If Equipped
111
Outside Power Mirrors
111
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
112
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
112
Sun Visor Extension — If Equipped
113
BLIND SPOT MONITORING — IF EQUIPPED
113
Rear Cross Path
119
Modes Of Operation
120
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
121
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
122
SEATS
122
Power Seats — If Equipped
122
Passenger's Power Seat — If Equipped
124
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
126
Manual Front Passenger Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
127
Manual Front Passenger Seatback Adjustment — Recline
128
Front Passenger Seat Fold-Flat Feature — If Equipped
128
Heated Seats — If Equipped
129
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
132
Head Restraints
133
60/40 Split Rear Seat
138
Folding Third Row
141
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
142
Setting Memory Positions And Linking Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
143
Memory Position Recall
144
To Disable A RKE Transmitter Linked To Memory
144
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
145
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
146
LIGHTS
148
Headlight Switch
148
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
149
Headlights On Automatically With Wipers
149
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
150
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
151
Headlight Delay
151
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
152
Fog Lights — If Equipped
152
Interior Lights
153
Lights-On Reminder
154
Battery Saver
154
Front Map/Reading Lights
154
Ambient Light
155
Multifunction Lever
156
Turn Signals
156
Lane Change Assist
156
Flash-To-Pass
156
High/Low Beam Switch
157
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
157
Windshield Wiper Operation
158
Intermittent Wiper System
158
Windshield Washer Operation
159
Mist
160
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
160
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
162
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
162
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
164
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
165
To Activate
166
To Set A Desired Speed
166
To Deactivate
166
To Resume Speed
167
To Vary The Speed Setting
167
To Accelerate For Passing
167
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) — IF EQUIPPED
168
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
171
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
171
To Activate
172
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
173
To Cancel
174
To Turn Off
175
To Resume Speed
175
To Vary The Speed Setting
176
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
177
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
179
Display Warnings And Maintenance
181
Precautions While Driving With ACC
184
General Information
188
Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode
188
Forward Collision Warning — If Equipped
190
PARKSENSEĥ REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
195
ParkSenseĥ Sensors
195
ParkSenseĥ Warning Display
195
ParkSenseĥ Display
196
Enabling And Disabling ParkSenseĥ
199
Service The ParkSenseĥ Rear Park Assist System
200
Cleaning The ParkSenseĥ System
201
ParkSenseĥ System Usage Precautions
201
PARKVIEWĥ REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
204
Turning ParkViewĥ On Or Off — With Navigation/Multimedia Radio
205
Turning ParkViewĥ On Or Off — Without Navigation/Multimedia Radio
206
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
206
Front Map/Reading Lights
206
Sunglass Bin Door
207
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
208
Programming HomeLinkĥ
209
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
212
Using HomeLinkĥ
212
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
213
Security
213
Troubleshooting Tips
213
General Information
214
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
214
Opening Sunroof — Express
215
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
215
Closing Sunroof — Express
216
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
216
Pinch Protect Feature
216
Venting Sunroof — Express
216
Sunshade Operation
216
Wind Buffeting
217
Sunroof Maintenance
217
Ignition OFF Operation
217
Sunroof Fully Closed
217
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
218
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
222
CUPHOLDERS
224
STORAGE
225
Glove Compartment
225
Door Storage
225
Center Console
226
CARGO AREA FEATURES
227
Rechargeable Flashlight
227
Cargo Storage
228
Retractable Cargo Area Cover — If Equipped
228
Cargo Tie-Down Hooks
229
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
230
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
230
Rear Window Defroster
231
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
232
Deploying the Crossbars
233
Stowing the Crossbars
236
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
241
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
244
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
245
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
246
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
256
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
258
EVIC White Telltale Lights
262
EVIC Amber Telltale Lights
264
EVIC Red Telltale Lights
266
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
269
Fuel Economy
270
Vehicle Speed
271
Trip Info
271
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
272
Units
273
Keyless Enter-N-Go Display — If Equipped
273
Compass / Temperature Display
273
Customer-Programmable Features (System Setup)
276
System Status
284
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430/430N (RHR/RER/RBZ/RHB) CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
285
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
285
Operating Instructions (Uconnect™ Phone) — If Equipped
285
MEDIA CENTER 130 (SALES CODE RES)
286
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
286
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
289
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
291
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
294
RSC)
294
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
295
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
300
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
302
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
305
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
305
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
306
Operating Instructions (Uconnect™ Phone) — If Equipped
310
iPodĥ/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
310
Connecting The iPodĥ Or External USB Device
311
Using This Feature
312
Controlling The iPodĥ Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
312
Play Mode
312
List Or Browse Mode
314
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
316
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SIRIUS BACKSEAT TV™) — IF EQUIPPED
317
VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM™ (SALES CODE XRV) — IF EQUIPPED
317
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
318
Radio Operation
319
CD Player
320
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
320
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
321
CLIMATE CONTROLS
321
Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
321
Rear Climate Control — If Equipped
328
Operating Tips
330
Operating Tips Chart
332
STARTING AND OPERATING
333
STARTING PROCEDURES
338
Automatic Transmission
338
Keyless Enter-N-Go – If Equipped
339
Normal Starting
340
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or ̺29°C)
341
If Engine Fails To Start
342
After Starting
343
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
343
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
344
Key Ignition Park Interlock
344
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
345
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission
345
Gear Ranges
345
ALL-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
352
Single-Speed Operating Instructions/Precautions (3.6L Engine) – If Equipped
352
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (Three-Position Switch) (5.7L Engine) – If Equipped
353
Shifting Procedure
357
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
360
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
360
When To Use LOW Range – If Equipped
360
Driving Through Water
360
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
362
Hill Climbing
362
Traction Downhill
363
After Driving Off-Road
363
POWER STEERING
364
3.6L Engine
364
5.7L Engine
365
Power Steering Fluid Check
366
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) (IF EQUIPPED) — 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
367
PARKING BRAKE
367
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
370
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
370
Traction Control System (TCS)
370
Brake Assist System (BAS)
371
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
372
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
372
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
375
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
376
Ready Alert Braking
378
Rain Brake Support
378
ESC Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
379
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
380
Tire Markings
380
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
383
Tire Terminology And Definitions
384
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
385
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
389
Tire Pressure
389
Tire Inflation Pressures
390
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
392
Radial-Ply Tires
392
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
393
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
393
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
394
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
395
Tire Spinning
396
Tread Wear Indicators
396
Life Of Tire
397
Replacement Tires
397
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
399
SNOW TIRES
400
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
400
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
401
Base System
404
Premium System – If Equipped
407
General Information
411
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
412
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
413
MMT In Gasoline
414
Materials Added To Fuel
415
Fuel System Cautions
415
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
416
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.6L ENGINE ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
416
E-85 General Information
416
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
Maintenance
420
ADDING FUEL
420
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
420
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
423
VEHICLE LOADING
424
Certification Label
424
TRAILER TOWING
426
Common Towing Definitions
426
Trailer Hitch Classification
431
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
432
Trailer And Tongue Weight
433
Towing Requirements
434
Towing Tips
439
SNOW PLOW
440
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
441
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
441
Recreational Towing – Two-Wheel Drive Models
442
Recreational Towing – All-Wheel Drive Models (Single-Speed Transfer Case)
442
Recreational Towing – All-Wheel Drive Models (Two-Speed Transfer Case)
443
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
449
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
450
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
450
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
451
Jack Location
452
Spare Tire Stowage
453
Spare Tire Removal
454
Preparations For Jacking
457
Jacking Instructions
457
JUMP-STARTING
465
Preparations For Jump-Start
466
Jump-Starting Procedure
467
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS — IF EQUIPPED
469
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
470
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
471
Towing Without The Ignition Key Fob
473
Rear-Wheel Drive Models
473
All-Wheel Drive Vehicles
474
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
475
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
477
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
478
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
479
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
479
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
480
REPLACEMENT PARTS
481
DEALER SERVICE
482
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
482
Engine Oil
483
Engine Oil Filter
486
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
486
Maintenance-Free Battery
487
Air Conditioner Maintenance
489
Body Lubrication
490
Windshield Wiper Blades
490
Adding Washer Fluid
492
Exhaust System
493
Cooling System
496
Brake System
501
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
503
Transfer Case
504
Automatic Transmission
505
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
508
FUSES
513
Totally Integrated Power Module
513
VEHICLE STORAGE
519
REPLACEMENT BULBS
519
BULB REPLACEMENT
520
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID) – If Equipped
520
Halogen Headlamps – If Equipped
521
Front Turn Signal
521
Front Fog Lamps
522
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, And Backup Lamps
523
Rear Liftgate Mounted Tail Lamp
524
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
525
Rear License Lamp
525
FLUID CAPACITIES
526
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
527
Engine
527
Chassis
528
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
529
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
530
Required Maintenance Intervals
531
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
545
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
547
Prepare For The Appointment
547
Prepare A List
547
Be Reasonable With Requests
547
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
547
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
548
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
548
In Mexico contact:
548
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
549
Service Contract
549
WARRANTY INFORMATION
550
MOPARĥ PARTS
550
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
550
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
550
In Canada
551
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
551
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
553
Treadwear
553
Traction Grades
553
Temperature Grades
554

FAQ about the 2011 Dodge Durango Manual

What contains the 2011 Durango manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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