2012 Chrysler Town And Country Owner's Manual

2012 Chrysler Town And Country owners manual
Year:
2012
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
Town And Country
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
11.05 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
36
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
38
Power Vent Windows — If Equipped
43
Power Sliding Side Door — If Equipped
49
Lap/Shoulder Belts
63
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
69
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
70
Energy Management Feature
71
Seat Belt Pretensioners
71
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR) — If Equipped
72
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
76
Seat Belt Lock Out
77
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
77
Seat Belt Extender
77
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
77
Air Bag System Components
79
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
80
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
83
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
90
Restraining Infants And Small Children In Commercial Cargo Vehicles
103
Transporting Passengers
106
Exhaust Gas
106
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
107
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
109
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
118
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
118
Outside Mirrors
119
Driver's Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
120
Outside Mirror Folding Feature
120
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
120
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
121
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse (Available With Memory Seat Only) — If Equipped
122
Power Folding Mirrors — If Equipped
122
Rear Cross Path
129
Operation
134
Phone Call Features
141
Uconnect™ Phone Features
144
Advanced Phone Connectivity
149
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
150
Voice Command System Operation
161
Commands
162
Power Seats — If Equipped
167
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
169
Heated Seats — If Equipped
169
Manual Front/Second Row Seat Adjuster
172
Manual Reclining Seats — If Equipped
173
Head Restraints
174
Stow 'n Goĥ Seating — If Equipped
178
Quad Seats — If Equipped
185
Second Row Bench Seat — If Equipped
191
Third Row Power Recline — If Equipped
193
Third Row Power Folding Seat — If Equipped
193
Manually Folding Third Row Seats — If Equipped
195
Setting Memory Positions And Linking RKE Transmitter To Memory
199
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available With Memory Seat ONLY)
202
Interior Lighting
205
Parking Lights
207
Headlights
207
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
207
Headlights On With Wipers — If Equipped
207
Headlight Delay — If Equipped
208
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
208
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
209
Battery Protection
209
Multifunction Lever
209
Turn Signals
210
High/Low Beam Switch
210
Flash-To-Pass
211
Mist, Front Wiper And Washer
213
Intermittent, Low And High Speed Wipers
213
Rear Wiper And Washer
213
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
214
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
216
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
217
To Activate
220
To Set A Desired Speed
221
To Deactivate
221
To Resume Speed
221
To Vary The Speed Setting
221
ParkSenseĥ Sensors
223
ParkSenseĥ Warning Display
223
ParkSenseĥ Display
224
Enabling/Disabling ParkSenseĥ
227
Service The ParkSenseĥ Rear Park Assist System
228
Cleaning The ParkSenseĥ System
228
Turning ParkViewĥ On Or Off — With Navigation/Multimedia Radio
233
Front Overhead Console
234
Courtesy/Interior Lighting
235
Sunglass Storage (Non-Sunroof Only)
235
Rear Courtesy/Reading Lights — If Equipped
237
Before You Begin Programming HomeLinkĥ
240
Programming A Rolling Code
240
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
242
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
243
Using HomeLinkĥ
245
Security
245
Troubleshooting Tips
246
Opening Sunroof — Express
248
Opening The Sunroof — Manual Mode
248
Closing Sunroof — Express
248
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
249
Pinch Protect Feature
249
Pinch Protect Override
249
Venting Sunroof — Express
249
Sunshade Operation
249
Wind Buffeting
250
Sunroof Maintenance
250
Ignition Off Operation
250
Sunroof Fully Closed
250
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS — IF EQUIPPED
250
Instrument Panel Cupholders
256
Super Console — If Equipped
257
Premium Console Cupholders — If Equipped
258
Interior Bottle Holders
259
Glove Compartments
260
Door Trim Panel Storage
261
Driver Seatback Storage — If Equipped
262
Umbrella Holder
262
Second Row Floor Storage Bins
263
Storage Bin Safety Warning
264
Center And Rear Overhead Console Storage — If Equipped
265
Coat Hooks
266
Basic Console
267
Premium Console — If Equipped
268
Rear Window Defroster
275
Deploying the Crossbars
278
SUN SCREENS — IF EQUIPPED
283
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
285
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
289
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE
290
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
291
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
308
EVIC White Telltale Lights
311
EVIC Amber Telltale Lights
312
EVIC Red Telltale Lights
312
Oil Change Required
315
Fuel Economy
316
Vehicle Speed
318
Trip Info
318
Tire PSI
319
Units
319
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
319
Keyless Enter-N-Go Display — If Equipped
320
Compass / Temperature Display
320
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
330
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
330
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
333
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
335
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
338
RSC)
339
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
339
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
345
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
347
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
349
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
349
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
350
Connecting The iPodĥ Or External USB Device
355
Using This Feature
356
Controlling The iPodĥ Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
356
Play Mode
357
List Or Browse Mode
358
Getting Started
361
Play Video Games
362
Listen To An Audio Source On Channel 2 While A Video Is Playing On Channel 1
365
Dual Video Screen
367
Play A DVD Using The Touch-Screen Radio
367
Play A DVD Using The VES™ Player (If Equipped)
370
Listen To An Audio Source While A Video Is Playing
372
Third Row Swivel Screen (If Equipped)
375
Important Notes For Dual Video Screen System
376
Remote Control
376
Remote Control Storage
379
Locking The Remote Control
380
Replacing The Remote Control Batteries
380
Headphones Operation
380
Controls
381
Replacing The Headphone Batteries
382
Unwiredĥ Stereo Headphone Lifetime Limited Warranty
382
Radio Operation
398
CD Player
398
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
399
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning System — If Equipped
400
Rear Manual Climate Control — If Equipped
405
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
408
Summer Operation
419
Winter Operation
419
Vacation/Storage
420
Window Fogging
420
Outside Air Intake
420
Operating Tips
421
A/C Air Filter
421
Automatic Transmission
427
Keyless Enter-N-Go – If Equipped
428
Normal Starting
429
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F or ̺29°C)
431
If Engine Fails To Start
431
After Starting
432
Key Ignition Park Interlock
434
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
435
Fuel Economy (ECON) Mode
435
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
436
Acceleration
445
Flowing/Rising Water
446
Power Steering Fluid Check
449
Traction Control System (TCS)
454
Brake Assist System (BAS)
455
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
456
Tire Markings
462
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
466
Tire Terminology And Definitions
467
Tire Pressure
472
Tire Inflation Pressures
473
Tire Pressures For High-Speed Operation
474
Radial-Ply Tires
475
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
475
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
476
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
477
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
477
Tire Spinning
478
Tread Wear Indicators
478
Life Of Tire
479
Replacement Tires
480
TIRE CHAINS
481
SNOW TIRES
482
Base System
487
3.6L Engine
493
Reformulated Gasoline
493
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
494
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
494
MMT In Gasoline
495
Materials Added To Fuel
495
Fuel System Cautions
495
E-85 General Information
497
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
498
Fuel Requirements
498
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
499
Starting
500
Cruising Range
500
Replacement Parts
500
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
501
Common Towing Definitions
506
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
519
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
521
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
523
Jack Location
525
Spare Tire Removal
526
To Access Spare Tire Winch Drive Nut
526
Spare Tire Tools
528
Spare Tire Removal Instructions
530
Preparations For Jacking
532
Jacking Instructions
533
Securing The Spare Tire
538
Preparations For Jump-Start
543
Jump-Starting Procedure
544
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
546
Without The Ignition Key
551
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
553
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
556
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
557
REPLACEMENT PARTS
559
Engine Oil
560
Engine Oil Filter
562
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
563
Exhaust System
564
Maintenance-Free Battery
566
Air Conditioner Maintenance
567
Body Lubrication
570
Windshield Wiper Blades
570
Cooling System
572
Brakes
577
Automatic Transmission
579
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
581
Totally Integrated Power Module
588
VEHICLE STORAGE
595
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID) — If Equipped
596
Quad Headlamps
597
Front Park/Turn Signal Lamp
597
Front Side Marker Lamp
598
Fog Lamp
598
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, Side Marker And Backup Lamp
599
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
600
License Lamp
600
Engine
602
Chassis
603
Required Maintenance Intervals
608
Prepare For The Appointment
623
Prepare A List
623
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
624
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
624
In Mexico contact:
624
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
625
Service Contract
625
WARRANTY INFORMATION
626
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
626
In Canada
627
Treadwear
629
Traction Grades
629
Temperature Grades
630

FAQ about the 2012 Chrysler Town And Country Manual

What contains the 2012 Town And Country manual?

The Chrysler Town And Country owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chrysler to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chrysler Town And Country. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chrysler Town And Country 2012 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Chrysler Town And Country, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2012 Chrysler Town And Country Owners Manual?

The Chrysler Town And Country owner manual for the 2012 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Chrysler Town And Country year 2012 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2012 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Chrysler Town And Country (2012) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2012 is available in English.

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