2013 Dodge Dart Owner's Manual

2013 Dodge Dart owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Dart
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
4.29 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
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Ignition Node Module (IGNM) — If Equipped
14
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) — If Equipped
15
Standard Blade Ignition Key — If Equipped
17
Key Fob — If Equipped
18
Ignition Or Accessory On Message
19
SENTRY KEYĥ
21
Replacement Keys
22
Customer Key Programming
22
General Information
22
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
23
Rearming Of The System
23
To Arm The System
23
To Disarm The System
24
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
25
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
26
To Unlock The Doors
27
To Lock The Doors
28
To Unlatch The Trunk
28
Using The Panic Alarm
28
Programming Additional Transmitters
29
Transmitter Battery Replacement
29
General Information
30
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
30
How To Use Remote Start
31
DOOR LOCKS
34
Manual Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
37
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO™
38
WINDOWS
43
Power Windows
43
Wind Buffeting
47
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE
47
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING
48
Trunk Emergency Release
48
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
49
Lap/Shoulder Belts
52
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
57
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
58
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
58
Energy Management Feature
59
Seat Belt Pretensioner
60
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
60
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
61
Seat Belt Extender
61
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
62
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
67
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
84
Child Restraints
85
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
95
SAFETY TIPS
96
Transporting Passengers
96
Exhaust Gas
96
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
97
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
99
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
101
MIRRORS
107
Inside Day/Night Mirror
107
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
107
Outside Mirrors
108
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Equipped
109
Outside Mirrors With Turn Signal And Approach Lighting — If Equipped
109
Power Mirrors
110
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
110
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
111
BLIND SPOT MONITORING — IF EQUIPPED
112
Rear Cross Path
117
Modes Of Operation
118
Uconnectĥ Phone (Uconnectĥ 200)
119
Operation
121
Phone Call Features
128
Uconnectĥ Phone Features
131
Advanced Phone Connectivity
136
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnectĥ Phone
138
General Information
147
Uconnectĥ Phone (8.4/8.4N)
147
Uconnectĥ 8.4/8.4 Nav
147
Operation
150
Phone Call Features
162
Uconnectĥ Phone Features
166
Advanced Phone Connectivity
171
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnectĥ Phone
171
General Information
181
VOICE COMMAND (Uconnectĥ 200)
182
Voice Command System Operation
182
Commands
183
Voice Training
186
VOICE COMMAND
187
Uconnectĥ 8.4/8.4 Nav
187
Uconnectĥ Voice Commands
189
Voice Tree
190
SEATS
199
Power Seats — If Equipped
200
Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
202
Manual Front Seat Recline Adjustment
203
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
204
Heated Seats — If Equipped
204
Head Restraints
207
Folding Rear Seat
209
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
211
LIGHTS
213
Headlight Switch
213
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
214
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
214
Headlight Time Delay
214
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
215
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
216
Lights-On Reminder
216
Fog Lights — If Equipped
217
Multifunction Lever
218
Turn Signals
218
Lane Change Assist
218
High/Low Beam Switch
219
Flash-To-Pass
219
Front Map/Reading Lights
219
Interior Lights
220
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
222
Intermittent Wiper System
223
Wiper Operation
223
Mist Feature
224
Windshield Washers
224
Headlights On With Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlights Only)
224
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
225
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
226
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
227
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
229
To Activate
230
To Set A Desired Speed
231
To Deactivate
231
To Resume Speed
232
To Vary The Speed Setting
232
To Accelerate For Passing
233
PARKSENSEĥ REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
233
ParkSenseĥ Sensors
234
ParkSenseĥ Warning Display
234
ParkSenseĥ Display
235
Enabling And Disabling ParkSenseĥ
242
Service The ParkSenseĥ Rear Park Assist System
242
Cleaning The ParkSenseĥ System
245
ParkSenseĥ System Usage Precautions
245
PARKVIEWĥ REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
247
Turning ParkViewĥ On Or Off — With Touch Screen Radio
249
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
250
Front Map/Reading Lights
250
Sunglass Bin Door
251
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
251
Before You Begin Programming HomeLinkĥ
253
Programming A Rolling Code
253
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
255
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
256
Using HomeLinkĥ
258
Security
258
Troubleshooting Tips
259
General Information
260
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
260
Opening Sunroof — Express
261
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
262
Closing Sunroof — Express
262
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
262
Pinch Protect Feature
262
Venting Sunroof — Express
262
Sunshade Operation
263
Wind Buffeting
263
Sunroof Maintenance
263
Ignition OFF Operation
263
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS — IF EQUIPPED
264
CUPHOLDERS
267
Front Seat Cupholders
267
Rear Seat Cupholders
268
STORAGE
269
Glovebox Storage
269
Console Features
270
Door Storage
271
Passenger Seat Storage — If Equipped
272
Rear Seat Armrest Storage — If Equipped
273
CARGO AREA FEATURES
273
Cargo Area — Vehicles Equipped with 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat
273
Trunk Mat — If Equipped
276
Cargo Tie-Downs
276
Ski Pass-Through
277
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
277
Rear Window Defroster
277
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
279
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
282
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE
283
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM ANALOG
284
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM DIGITAL
285
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
286
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
299
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
301
Two Button EVIC — If Equipped
302
Four Button EVIC — If Equipped
309
Uconnectĥ SETTINGS
327
Hard-Keys
328
Soft-Keys
328
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnectĥ System 8.4 Settings
328
Uconnectĥ 200 — AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 AUX JACK) AND SiriusXM™ RADIO
341
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
341
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
346
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
348
Enter/Browse Button (CD Mode For MP3/WMA Play)
351
INFO Button (CD Mode For MP3/WMA Play)
351
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
351
Operation Instructions — Universal Serial Bus (USB)
352
Security
352
CD PLAYER — IF EQUIPPED
352
CD Player Operating Instructions
353
iPodĥ/USB/MP3 CONTROL WITH Uconnectĥ VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
354
Connecting The iPodĥ Or External USB Device
354
Using This Feature
356
Controlling The iPodĥ Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
356
Play Mode
356
List Or Browse Mode
357
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
359
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
360
Radio Operation
361
CD Player
361
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
362
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
362
CLIMATE CONTROLS
363
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning — If Equipped
363
Uconnectĥ 8.4 Climate Controls — If Equipped
368
Climate Control Functions
373
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
374
Operating Tips
375
STARTING AND OPERATING
377
STARTING PROCEDURES
381
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
381
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
382
Keyless Enter-N-Go – If Equipped
382
Normal Starting
382
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –30°F or ̺34°C)
384
Extended Park Starting
384
If Engine Fails To Start
384
After Starting
385
Turbocharger “Cool Down” – If Equipped
385
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
385
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
386
Shifting
386
Downshifting
387
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
388
Key Ignition Park Interlock
390
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
390
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission (1.4L Turbo Engine Only — DDCT)
391
Gear Ranges
392
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission (2.0L And 2.4L Engine Only — 6F24)
401
Gear Ranges
402
AUTOSTICKĥ
409
Operation
409
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
410
Acceleration
410
Traction
411
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
411
Flowing/Rising Water
412
Shallow Standing Water
412
PARKING BRAKE
414
POWER STEERING
416
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
417
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
417
Brake Assist System (BAS)
420
Traction Control System (TCS)
420
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
421
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
422
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
422
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
425
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
429
Tire Markings
429
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
432
Tire Terminology And Definitions
433
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
434
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
438
Tire Pressure
438
Tire Inflation Pressures
439
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
440
Radial Ply Tires
441
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
441
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
442
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
443
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
443
Tire Spinning
444
Tread Wear Indicators
444
Life Of Tire
445
Replacement Tires
446
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
448
SNOW TIRES
449
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
450
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
451
Base System
453
Premium System – If Equipped
456
General Information
459
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
459
1.4L Turbo Engine
459
2.0L And 2.4L Engine
459
Reformulated Gasoline
460
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
460
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
461
MMT In Gasoline
462
Materials Added To Fuel
462
Fuel System Cautions
462
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
463
ADDING FUEL
464
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
464
VEHICLE LOADING
466
Vehicle Certification Label
467
TRAILER TOWING
469
Common Towing Definitions
469
Trailer Hitch Classification
471
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
472
Trailer And Tongue Weight
472
Towing Requirements
474
Towing Tips
479
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
481
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
481
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
483
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
485
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
485
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
486
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
487
Preparations For Jacking
488
Jacking And Changing A Tire
489
Road Tire Installation
494
TIREFIT KIT — IF EQUIPPED
497
TIREFIT Storage
497
TIREFIT Kit Components And Operation
498
TIREFIT Usage Precautions
499
Sealing A Tire With TIREFIT
502
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
507
Preparations For Jump-Start
508
Jump-Starting Procedure
509
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
511
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
513
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
515
Automatic Transmission
515
Manual Transmission
516
All Transmissions
516
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
517
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO
519
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.0L
520
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
521
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
522
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
522
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
523
REPLACEMENT PARTS
524
DEALER SERVICE
525
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
525
Engine Oil
526
Engine Oil Filter
529
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
529
Maintenance-Free Battery
530
Air Conditioner Maintenance
531
Body Lubrication
534
Windshield Wiper Blades
535
Adding Washer Fluid
536
Exhaust System
536
Cooling System
539
Brake System
544
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
546
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
548
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
548
FUSES
554
Interior Fuses
554
Underhood Fuses
555
VEHICLE STORAGE
558
REPLACEMENT BULBS
558
BULB REPLACEMENT
559
Headlamps
559
Backup Lamps
560
License Lamp
561
FLUID CAPACITIES
562
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
563
Engine
563
Chassis
564
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
565
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
566
Required Maintenance
566
Maintenance Chart
568
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
573
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
575
Prepare For The Appointment
575
Prepare A List
575
Be Reasonable With Requests
575
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
575
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
576
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
576
In Mexico contact:
576
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
577
Service Contract
577
WARRANTY INFORMATION
578
MOPARĥ PARTS
578
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
578
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
578
In Canada
579
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
579
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
581
Treadwear
581
Traction Grades
581
Temperature Grades
582

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The Dodge Dart owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Dodge to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Dodge Dart. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Dodge Dart 2013 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Dart, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Dodge Dart
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

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