2011 Jeep Compass Owner's Manual

2011 Jeep Compass owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Compass
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
4.52 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
ROLLOVER WARNING
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
7
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
9
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
10
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Ignition Key Removal
14
Locking Doors With A Key
16
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
16
SENTRY KEYĥ
16
Replacement Keys
17
Customer Key Programming
18
General Information
19
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
19
To Arm The System
19
Rearming The System
20
To Disarm The System
20
Vehicle Security Alarm Manual Override
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
21
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
22
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All First Press
22
Illuminated Approach — If Equipped
23
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
23
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
23
Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock/Unlock
24
Using The Panic Alarm
25
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
General Information
26
Transmitter Battery Replacement
26
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
27
How To Use Remote Start
28
DOOR LOCKS
30
Manual Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks
31
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
34
POWER WINDOWS — IF EQUIPPED
35
Power Window Switches
35
Auto-Down
36
Window Lockout Switch
37
LIFTGATE
37
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
39
Lap/Shoulder Belts
42
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
48
Second Row Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
49
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
52
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
52
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
53
Energy Management Feature
54
Seat Belt Pretensioners
55
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
55
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
59
Seat Belt Extender
61
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
61
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
62
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
64
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
68
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
75
Child Restraints
76
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
85
SAFETY TIPS
85
Transporting Passengers
85
Exhaust Gas
86
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
87
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
89
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
91
MIRRORS
95
Inside Day/Night Mirror
95
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
96
Outside Mirror — Driver Side
96
Outside Mirror — Passenger Side
97
Power Mirrors
97
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
98
Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
98
Sun Visor Sliding Feature
99
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
99
Operation
101
Phone Call Features
108
Uconnect™ Phone Features
111
Advanced Phone Connectivity
116
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
118
General Information
129
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
129
Voice Command System Operation
129
Commands
130
Voice Training
134
SEATS
134
Power Seats — If Equipped
135
Heated Seats — If Equipped
136
Manual Front Seat Adjustment
137
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
139
Manual Lumbar — If Equipped
139
Driver's Seatback Recline
140
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
141
Head Restraints
142
Folding Rear Seat
145
Reclining Rear Seat — If Equipped
146
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
147
LIGHTS
149
Multifunction Lever
149
Headlights And Parking Lights
149
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
150
Lights-On Reminder
150
Fog Lights — If Equipped
150
Turn Signals
151
High/Low Beam Switch
151
Flash-To-Pass
151
Instrument Panel Dimming
152
Map/Reading Lights
152
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
153
Windshield Wiper Operation
154
Intermittent Wiper System
155
Windshield Washers
155
Mist Feature
156
TILT STEERING COLUMN
156
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
157
To Activate
158
To Set A Desired Speed
159
To Deactivate
159
To Resume Speed
159
To Vary The Speed Setting
159
To Accelerate For Passing
160
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
160
Programming HomeLinkĥ
162
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
164
Using HomeLinkĥ
165
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
165
Security
165
Troubleshooting Tips
166
General Information
166
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
167
Opening Sunroof — Express
168
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
168
Closing Sunroof — Express
168
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
168
Pinch Protect Feature
168
Venting Sunroof — Express
169
Sunshade Operation
169
Wind Buffeting
169
Sunroof Maintenance
169
Ignition Off Operation
169
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
170
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
173
CUPHOLDERS
175
STORAGE
176
Glove Compartment And Storage Bin
176
Door Storage
177
CONSOLE FEATURES
178
CARGO AREA FEATURES
179
Cargo Light/Removable Self-Recharging Flashlight
179
Cargo Cover
180
Removable Load Floor
182
Cargo Tie-Down Loops
182
Fold Down Speakers — If Equipped
184
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
184
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
184
Rear Window Defroster
185
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
186
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
189
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
192
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
193
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
194
MINI-TRIP COMPUTER — IF EQUIPPED
207
Control Buttons
208
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
209
Engine Oil Change Indicator System — If Equipped
212
EVIC Functions
213
Compass/Temperature/Audio
213
Average Fuel Economy
213
Distance To Empty (DTE)
214
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM)
214
Elapsed Time
214
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
215
MEDIA CENTER 230 (REQ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
220
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
220
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
228
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
230
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
233
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
233
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
235
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430/430N (RHR/RER/RBZ/RHB) CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
239
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
239
Operating Instructions (Uconnect™ Phone) — If Equipped
239
MEDIA CENTER 130 (SALES CODE RES)
239
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
240
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
243
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
245
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
247
RSC)
248
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
248
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
254
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
256
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
259
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
259
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
260
iPodĥ/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
264
Connecting The iPodĥ Or External USB Device
265
Using This Feature
265
Controlling The iPodĥ Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
266
Play Mode
266
List Or Browse Mode
268
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
270
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
271
Radio Operation
271
CD Player
272
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
272
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
273
CLIMATE CONTROLS
273
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning
273
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
278
Operating Tips
284
STARTING AND OPERATING
287
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
Automatic Transmission Ignition Interlock System
297
Brake/Transmission Interlock System
297
Gear Ranges
298
AUTOSTICKĥ — IF EQUIPPED
300
Operation
300
General Information
301
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
302
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
302
POWER STEERING
303
Power Steering Fluid Check
304
PARKING BRAKE
305
BRAKE SYSTEM
307
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
308
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
310
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
311
Traction Control System (TCS)
311
Brake Assist System (BAS)
311
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
312
Hill Descent Control (HDC) – If Equipped
313
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – Manual Transmission Only
314
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
316
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
319
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
320
Tire Markings
320
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
324
Tire Terminology And Definitions
325
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
326
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
330
Tire Pressure
330
Tire Inflation Pressures
331
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
332
Radial Ply Tires
333
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire and Wheel – If Equipped
334
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
334
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
335
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
335
Tire Spinning
336
Tread Wear Indicators
337
Life Of Tire
337
Replacement Tires
338
TIRE CHAINS
339
SNOW TIRES
339
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
340
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
341
Base System
343
Premium System – If Equipped
346
General Information
350
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
351
2.0L And 2.4L Engine
351
Reformulated Gasoline
351
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
352
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
352
MMT In Gasoline
353
Materials Added To Fuel
353
Fuel System Cautions
354
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
355
ADDING FUEL
355
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
355
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
357
VEHICLE LOADING
357
Vehicle Certification Label
358
TRAILER TOWING
360
Common Towing Definitions
360
Trailer Hitch Classification
363
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
364
Trailer And Tongue Weight
364
Towing Requirements
365
Towing Tips
370
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
372
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
375
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
376
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
376
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OVERHEATING
377
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
378
Jack Location
378
Spare Tire Stowage
379
Preparations For Jacking
379
Jacking Instructions
380
Road Tire Installation
385
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
386
Preparations For Jump-Start
387
Jump-Starting Procedure
389
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
391
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
392
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
393
With Ignition Key
393
Without The Ignition Key
395
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
397
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.0L
399
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
400
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
401
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
401
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
402
REPLACEMENT PARTS
403
DEALER SERVICE
403
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
404
Engine Oil
405
Engine Oil Filter
408
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
408
Maintenance-Free Battery
409
Air Conditioner Maintenance
410
Body Lubrication
411
Windshield Wiper Blades
412
Adding Washer Fluid
412
Exhaust System
413
Cooling System
415
Brake System
421
Automatic Transmission (CVT) – If Equipped
424
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
425
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA) – AWD/4WD Models Only
425
Power Transfer Unit (PTU) – AWD/4WD Models Only
426
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
426
FUSES
432
Integrated Power Module
432
VEHICLE STORAGE
436
REPLACEMENT BULBS
436
BULB REPLACEMENT
437
Headlamps
437
Fog Lamps
437
Rear Turn Signal And Backup Lamp
438
License Lamps
438
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp
438
FLUID CAPACITIES
439
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
440
Engine
440
Chassis
441
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
443
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
444
Required Maintenance Intervals
446
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
461
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
463
Prepare For The Appointment
463
Prepare A List
463
Be Reasonable With Requests
463
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
463
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
464
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
464
In Mexico contact:
464
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
465
Service Contract
465
WARRANTY INFORMATION
466
MOPARĥ PARTS
466
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
466
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
466
In Canada
467
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
467
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
469
Treadwear
469
Traction Grades
469
Temperature Grades
470

FAQ about the 2011 Jeep Compass Manual

What contains the 2011 Compass manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Jeep Compass, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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