2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner's Manual

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Grand Caravan
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
7.27 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
Rearming Of The System
19
Manual Door Locks
34
Power Vent Windows — If Equipped
39
Power Sliding Side Door — If Equipped
45
Lap/Shoulder Belts
59
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
65
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
66
Energy Management Feature
67
Seat Belt Pretensioners
67
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR) — If Equipped
68
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
72
Seat Belt Lock Out
73
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
73
Seat Belt Extender
74
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
74
Air Bag System Components
76
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
77
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
80
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
88
Restraining Infants and Small Children with Seat Delete Feature (Commercial Vehicles Only)
100
Transporting Passengers
103
Exhaust Gas
103
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
104
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
106
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
115
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
116
Outside Mirrors
116
Driver's Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
117
Outside Mirror Folding Feature
117
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
117
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
118
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse (Available With Memory Seat Only) — If Equipped
118
Power Folding Mirrors — If Equipped
119
Rear Cross Path
126
Modes Of Operation
128
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
129
Power Seats — If Equipped
130
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
132
Heated Seats — If Equipped
132
Manual Front/Second Row Seat Adjuster
135
Manual Reclining Seats — If Equipped
136
Head Restraints
137
Stow 'n Goĥ Seating — If Equipped
141
Quad Seats — If Equipped
148
Second Row Bench Seat — If Equipped
154
Third Row Power Recline — If Equipped
155
Third Row Power Folding Seat — If Equipped
155
Manually Folding Third Row Seats — If Equipped
158
Setting Memory Positions And Linking RKE Transmitter To Memory
162
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available With Memory Seat ONLY)
164
Headlight Switch
167
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
167
Headlights On With Wipers — If Equipped
168
Headlight Delay — If Equipped
168
Lights-On Reminder
168
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
169
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
169
Dimmer Controls
169
Multifunction Lever
171
Turn Signals
172
Lane Change Assist
172
High/Low Beam Switch
172
Flash-To-Pass
172
Intermittent Wiper System
174
Windshield Wiper Operation
174
Windshield Washers
174
Mist Feature
175
Rear Wiper And Washer
175
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
175
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
177
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
178
To Activate
181
To Set A Desired Speed
182
To Deactivate
182
To Resume Speed
182
To Vary The Speed Setting
182
ParkSenseĥ Sensors
184
ParkSenseĥ Warning Display
184
ParkSenseĥ Display
185
Enabling/Disabling ParkSenseĥ
189
Service The ParkSenseĥ Rear Park Assist System
189
Cleaning The ParkSenseĥ System
190
Turning ParkViewĥ On Or Off — With Navigation/Multimedia Radio
194
Front Overhead Console
195
Courtesy/Interior Lighting
196
Sunglass Storage (Non-Sunroof Only)
196
Rear Courtesy/Reading Lights — If Equipped
198
Programming HomeLinkĥ
201
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
203
Using HomeLinkĥ
204
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
204
Security
204
Troubleshooting Tips
205
Opening Sunroof — Express
207
Opening The Sunroof — Manual Mode
207
Closing Sunroof — Express
207
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
207
Pinch Protect Feature
207
Pinch Protect Override
208
Venting Sunroof — Express
208
Sunshade Operation
208
Wind Buffeting
208
Sunroof Maintenance
208
Ignition Off Operation
209
Sunroof Fully Closed
209
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS — IF EQUIPPED
209
Instrument Panel Cupholders
216
Super Console — If Equipped
216
Premium Console Cupholders — If Equipped
217
Interior Bottle Holders
218
Glove Compartments
219
Door Trim Panel Storage
221
Driver Seatback Storage — If Equipped
221
Umbrella Holder
222
Second Row Seat Storage Bins — If Equipped
222
Storage Bin Safety Warning
224
Coat Hooks
225
Basic Console
227
Premium Console — If Equipped
228
Rear Window Defroster
235
Deploying the Crossbars
237
SUN SCREENS — IF EQUIPPED
242
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
245
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
248
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE
249
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
250
CMTC Reset Buttons
265
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
270
Fuel Economy
276
Vehicle Speed
277
Trip Info
278
Units
278
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
279
Compass / Temperature Display
279
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
287
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
288
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
291
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
293
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
296
RSC)
296
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
297
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
302
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
304
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
307
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
307
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
308
Connecting The iPodĥ Or External USB Device
313
Using This Feature
314
Controlling The iPodĥ Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
314
Play Mode
314
List Or Browse Mode
316
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
318
Radio Operation
321
CD Player
322
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
322
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning System — If Equipped
323
Three-Zone Temperature Control — If Equipped
327
Rear Manual Climate Control — If Equipped
332
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
335
Summer Operation
345
Winter Operation
345
Vacation/Storage
345
Window Fogging
346
Outside Air Intake
346
Operating Tips
346
A/C Air Filter— If Equipped
347
Automatic Transmission
353
Normal Starting
353
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F or –29°C)
354
If The Engine Fails To Start
354
After Starting
355
Key Ignition Park Interlock
357
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
357
Fuel Economy (ECON) Mode
358
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
359
Acceleration
364
Flowing/Rising Water
365
Power Steering Fluid Check
368
Traction Control System (TCS)
373
Brake Assist System (BAS)
374
Tire Markings
379
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
382
Tire Terminology And Definitions
383
Tire Pressure
388
Tire Inflation Pressures
389
Tire Pressures For High-Speed Operation
390
Radial-Ply Tires
391
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
391
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
392
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
393
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
393
Tire Spinning
394
Tread Wear Indicators
395
Life Of Tire
395
Replacement Tires
396
TIRE CHAINS
397
SNOW TIRES
399
Base System
403
3.6L Engine
410
Reformulated Gasoline
410
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
411
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
411
MMT In Gasoline
412
Materials Added To Fuel
412
Fuel System Cautions
413
E-85 General Information
414
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
416
Fuel Requirements
416
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
417
Starting
417
Cruising Range
417
Replacement Parts
418
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
418
Common Towing Definitions
424
Towing Tips
436
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
438
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
439
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
440
Jack Location
442
Spare Tire Removal
443
To Access Spare Tire Winch Drive Nut
443
Spare Tire Tools
446
Spare Tire Removal Instructions
447
Preparations For Jacking
449
Jacking Instructions
450
Wheel Nuts
455
Preparations For Jump-Start
459
Jump-Starting Procedure
460
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
462
Without The Ignition Key
466
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
467
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
470
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
471
REPLACEMENT PARTS
473
Engine Oil
474
Engine Oil Filter
477
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
477
Exhaust System
478
Maintenance-Free Battery
480
Air Conditioner Maintenance
481
Body Lubrication
484
Windshield Wiper Blades
484
Cooling System
486
Brakes
491
Automatic Transmission
494
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
496
Totally Integrated Power Module
501
VEHICLE STORAGE
508
Headlamps
509
Front Park/Turn Signal Lamps
510
Fog Lamps
510
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, Side Marker and Backup Lamps
511
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
512
License Lamp
512
Engine
514
Chassis
515
Required Maintenance Intervals
520
Prepare For The Appointment
533
Prepare A List
533
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
534
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
534
In Mexico contact:
534
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
535
Service Contract
535
WARRANTY INFORMATION
536
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
536
In Canada
537
Treadwear
539
Traction Grades
539
Temperature Grades
540

FAQ about the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Manual

What contains the 2011 Grand Caravan manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Dodge Grand Caravan owners can do

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Is the manual for the Dodge Grand Caravan year 2011 free?

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The Dodge Grand Caravan (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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