2013 Jeep Compass Owner's Manual

2013 Jeep Compass owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Compass
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
4.91 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 KEY
17
Replacement Keys
18
Customer Key Programming
19
General Information
20
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
20
To Arm The System
20
Rearming The System
21
To Disarm The System
21
Vehicle Security Alarm Manual Override
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
22
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
24
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
24
Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock/Unlock
25
Using The Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
General Information
26
Transmitter Battery Replacement
27
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
28
How To Use Remote Start
28
Remote Start Abort Message On Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) — If Equipped
29
To Enter Remote Start
29
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
30
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
31
DOOR LOCKS
31
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks
32
Auto Lock Doors — If Equipped
33
Auto Lock Doors Programming
33
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
34
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit Programming
34
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
35
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
35
POWER WINDOWS — IF EQUIPPED
37
Power Window Switches
37
Auto-Down
38
Window Lockout Switch
39
LIFTGATE
39
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
41
Lap/Shoulder Belts
45
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
46
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
50
Second Row Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
51
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
54
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
54
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
55
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
55
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
56
Energy Management Feature
56
Seat Belt Pretensioners
57
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR) — If Equipped
57
Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)
59
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
61
Seat Belt Extender
62
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
63
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
63
Air Bag System Components
64
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
65
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) — If Equipped
66
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC)
67
Knee Impact Bolsters
69
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
69
Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
69
Driver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag Inflator Units
71
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag (SAB) Inflator Units
72
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) Inflator Units
72
Front And Side Impact Sensors
73
Enhanced Accident Response System
73
If A Deployment Occurs
73
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
75
Air Bag Warning Light
76
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
77
Child Restraints
78
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
79
Infants And Child Restraints
80
Older Children And Child Restraints
81
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
82
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
83
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) Restraint System
84
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
85
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
88
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
88
Center Seat LATCH
88
To Install A LATCH-compatible Child Restraint
89
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seatbelt
90
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
91
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems for Installing Child Restraints in this Vehicle
92
Installing A Child Restraint with a Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
94
Installing A Child Restraint With A Cinching Latch Plate (CINCH) — If Equipped
95
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
96
Transporting Pets
97
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
98
SAFETY TIPS
98
Transporting Passengers
98
Exhaust Gas
99
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
100
Seat Belts
100
Air Bag Warning Light
101
Defroster
101
Floor Mat Safety Information
101
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
103
Tires
103
Lights
103
Door Latches
103
Fluid Leaks
103
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
105
MIRRORS
109
Inside Day/Night Mirror
109
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
110
Outside Mirror — Driver Side
111
Outside Mirror — Passenger Side
111
Folding Outside Mirrors
111
Power Mirrors
112
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
113
Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
113
Sun Visor Sliding Feature
113
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
114
Operation
116
Voice Command Tree
116
Help Command
116
Cancel Command
117
Pair (Link) Uconnect™ Phone To A Mobile Phone
117
Dial By Saying A Number
118
Call By Saying A Name
118
Add Names To Your Uconnect™ Phonebook
119
Phonebook Download – Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone
120
Edit Uconnect™ Phonebook Entries
121
Delete Uconnect™ Phonebook Entry
121
Delete/Erase “All” Uconnect™ Phonebook Entries
122
List All Names In The Uconnect™ Phonebook
122
Phone Call Features
123
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
123
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
123
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
124
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
124
Toggling Between Calls
124
Conference Call
124
Three-Way Calling
125
Call Termination
125
Redial
125
Call Continuation
125
Uconnect™ Phone Features
126
Language Selection
126
Emergency Assistance
126
Roadside Assistance
127
Paging
128
Voice Mail Calling
128
Working With Automated Systems
128
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
129
Turning Confirmation Prompts ON/OFF
130
Phone And Network Status Indicators
130
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
130
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
131
Advanced Phone Connectivity
131
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
131
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect™ Phone And Mobile Phone
131
List Paired Mobile Phone Names
131
Select Another Mobile Phone
132
Delete Uconnect™ Phone Paired Mobile Phones
132
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
133
Uconnect™ Phone Tutorial
133
Voice Training
133
Reset
133
Voice Command
134
Far End Audio Performance
135
Recent Calls
135
SMS
136
Bluetooth Communication Link
138
Power-Up
138
General Information
144
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
144
Voice Command System Operation
144
Commands
146
Changing the Volume
146
Main Menu
146
Radio AM
146
Radio FM
147
Satellite Radio
147
Disc
148
Memo
148
Setup
148
Voice Training
149
SEATS
150
Power Seats — If Equipped
150
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
151
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
151
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
151
Heated Seats — If Equipped
152
Manual Front Seat Adjustment
153
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
154
Manual Lumbar — If Equipped
154
Driver's Seatback Recline
155
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
156
Head Restraints
156
Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
157
Rear Head Restraints
160
Folding Rear Seat
160
Reclining Rear Seat — If Equipped
161
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
162
LIGHTS
164
Multifunction Lever
164
Headlights And Parking Lights
165
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
165
Lights-On Reminder
165
Fog Lights — If Equipped
166
Turn Signals
166
Lane Change Assist
167
High/Low Beam Switch
167
Flash-To-Pass
167
Instrument Panel Dimming
168
Map/Reading Lights
169
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
170
Windshield Wiper Operation
171
Intermittent Wiper System
172
Windshield Washers
172
Mist Feature
173
TILT STEERING COLUMN
173
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
174
To Activate
175
To Set A Desired Speed
176
To Deactivate
176
To Resume Speed
176
To Vary The Speed Setting
176
To Accelerate For Passing
177
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
177
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
178
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
179
Programming A Rolling Code
180
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
182
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
182
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
183
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
183
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
184
Using HomeLink
185
Security
185
Troubleshooting Tips
185
General Information
186
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
187
Opening Sunroof — Express
188
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
188
Closing Sunroof — Express
188
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
188
Pinch Protect Feature
188
Venting Sunroof — Express
189
Sunshade Operation
189
Wind Buffeting
189
Sunroof Maintenance
189
Ignition Off Operation
190
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
190
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
193
CUPHOLDERS
195
STORAGE
196
Glove Compartment And Storage Bin
196
Door Storage
197
CONSOLE FEATURES
198
CARGO AREA FEATURES
199
Cargo Light/Removable Self-Recharging Flashlight
199
Cargo Cover
200
Removable Load Floor
202
Cargo Tie-Down Loops
202
Fold Down Speakers — If Equipped
204
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
204
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
204
Rear Window Defroster
205
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
206
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
209
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
212
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
213
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
214
MINI-TRIP COMPUTER — IF EQUIPPED
228
Control Buttons
228
STEP Button
228
RESET Button
229
Trip Odometer (ODO)
229
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
230
Engine Oil Change Indicator System — If Equipped
233
Oil Change Required
233
EVIC Functions
234
To Reset The Display
234
Compass/Temperature/Audio
234
Average Fuel Economy
234
Distance To Empty (DTE)
235
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM)
235
Elapsed Time
235
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
236
Language
236
Auto Lock Doors
236
Auto Unlock On Exit
236
RKE Unlock Driver's Door 1st
237
Flash Lamps with Lock
237
Sound Horn with Lock
237
Headlamp Off Delay
237
Key Off Power Delay
238
Illuminated Approach
238
Hill Start Assist (HSA) — If Equipped
238
Display Units In
238
Confirmation of Voice Commands — If Equipped
238
Automatic Compass Calibration
239
Manual Compass Calibration
239
Compass Variance
240
MEDIA CENTER 230 (REQ) — AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
241
Operating Instructions - Radio Mode
241
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
242
Electronic Volume Control
242
SEEK Buttons
242
SCAN Button
242
Voice Command Button Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
242
Phone Button Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
243
TIME Button
243
Clock Setting Procedure
243
INFO Button
243
RW/FF
244
TUNE Control
244
Setting the Tone, Balance, and Fade
244
MUSIC TYPE Button
245
SETUP Button
246
AM and FM Buttons
249
SET Button — To Set the Pushbutton Memory
249
Buttons 1 - 6
250
DISC Button
250
Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD-VIDEO)
250
LOAD Button — Loading Compact Disc(s)
250
Eject Button — Ejecting Compact Disc(s)
251
SEEK Button (CD MODE)
251
SCAN Button (CD MODE)
251
TIME Button (CD MODE)
252
RW/FF (CD MODE)
252
AM or FM Button (CD MODE)
252
LIST Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
255
INFO Button (DISC Mode for MP3/WMA Play)
255
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
255
SEEK Button (Auxiliary Mode)
256
SCAN Button (Auxiliary Mode)
256
EJECT Button (Auxiliary Mode)
256
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
256
RW/FF (Auxiliary Mode)
256
SET Button (Auxiliary Mode)
256
Operating Instructions — Voice Command System (If Equipped)
256
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
256
Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES)™ (If Equipped)
257
Dolby
257
Macrovision
257
DTS™
257
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
257
System Activation
258
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
258
ESN/SID Access
258
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
258
Satellite Antenna
258
Reception Quality
259
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
259
SEEK Buttons
259
SCAN Button
259
INFO Button
260
RW/FF
260
TUNE Control (Rotary)
260
MUSIC TYPE Button
260
SETUP Button
261
SET/RND Button — To Set the Pushbutton Memory
261
Buttons 1 - 6
261
MEDIA CENTER 730N/430/430N (RHR/RER/RBZ/RHB) CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
262
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
262
Operating Instructions (Uconnect™ Phone) — If Equipped
262
MEDIA CENTER 130 (SALES CODE RES)
262
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
263
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
263
Electronic Volume Control
263
SEEK Buttons
263
TIME Button
263
Clock Setting Procedure
263
RW/FF
264
TUNE Control
264
Setting the Tone, Balance, and Fade
264
AM/FM Button
265
SET/RND Button — To Set the Pushbutton Memory
265
Buttons 1 - 6
265
DISC Button
266
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
266
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
266
EJECT Button - Ejecting a CD
267
SEEK Button
267
TIME Button
267
RW/FF
267
AM/FM Button
267
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
268
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
268
Supported Media (Disc Types)
268
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
268
Supported MP3 File Formats
269
Playback of MP3 Files
270
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
271
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
271
RSC)
272
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
272
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
272
Electronic Volume Control
272
SEEK Buttons
273
Voice Command System (Radio) — If Equipped
273
Voice Command Button Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
273
Phone Button Uconnect™ Phone — If Equipped
273
TIME Button
273
Clock Setting Procedure
274
INFO Button
274
RW/FF
274
TUNE Control
274
Setting the Tone, Balance, and Fade
275
MUSIC TYPE Button
275
SETUP Button
277
AM/FM Button
277
SET/RND Button — To Set the Pushbutton Memory
277
Buttons 1 - 6
278
DISC/AUX Button
278
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
278
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
278
EJECT Button - Ejecting a CD
279
SEEK Button
279
TIME Button
280
RW/FF
280
AM/FM Button
280
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
280
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
280
Supported Media (Disc Types)
281
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
281
Supported MP3 File Formats
282
Playback of MP3 Files
283
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
283
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
283
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
284
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
284
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
284
System Activation
285
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
285
ESN/SID Access
285
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
285
Satellite Antenna
285
Reception Quality
286
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
286
SEEK Buttons
286
SCAN Button
286
INFO Button
287
RW/FF
287
TUNE Control (Rotary)
287
MUSIC TYPE Button
287
SETUP Button
288
SET Button – To Set the Pushbutton Memory
288
Buttons 1 - 6
288
Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped)
288
iPod/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
289
Connecting The iPod Or External USB Device
290
Using This Feature
290
Controlling The iPod Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
291
Play Mode
291
List Or Browse Mode
293
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
295
Controlling BTSA Using Radio Buttons
295
Play Mode
295
Selecting Different Audio Device
295
Next Track
295
Previous Track
295
Browse
296
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
296
Radio Operation
297
CD Player
297
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
298
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
298
CLIMATE CONTROLS
299
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning
299
Blower Control
299
Temperature Control
300
Mode Control (Air Direction)
300
Air Conditioning Control
302
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
303
Automatic Operation
303
Blower Control
305
Manual Operation
305
Operating Tips
309
Summer Operation
309
Winter Operation
309
Vacation Storage
309
Window Fogging
310
Side Window Demisters
310
Outside Air Intake
310
A/C Air Filter — If Equipped
310
Control Setting Suggestions for Various Weather Conditions
311
STARTING AND OPERATING
313
STARTING PROCEDURES
317
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
317
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
318
Tip Start
318
Normal Starting
318
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or −29°C)
319
If Engine Fails To Start
319
After Starting
320
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
320
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
320
Five–Speed Manual Transmission
320
Recommended Shift Speeds
322
Downshifting
322
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
323
Key Ignition Park Interlock
324
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
324
Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT)
325
Gear Ranges
325
AUTOSTICK
331
Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT)
331
Operation
331
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
333
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
333
POWER STEERING
334
Power Steering Fluid Check
335
PARKING BRAKE
336
BRAKE SYSTEM
338
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
339
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
341
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
342
Traction Control System (TCS)
342
Brake Assist System (BAS)
342
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
343
Hill Descent Control (HDC) – If Equipped
344
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – Manual Transmission Only
345
HSA Activation Criteria
346
Disabling/Enabling HSA
346
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
347
ESC Operating Modes
348
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
351
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
352
Tire Markings
352
Tire Sizing Chart
353
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
355
Tire Terminology And Definitions
356
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
357
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
357
Tire And Loading Information Placard
357
Loading
358
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
361
Tire Pressure
361
Safety
361
Economy
362
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
362
Tire Inflation Pressures
362
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
364
Radial Ply Tires
364
All Season Tires – If Equipped
364
Summer Or Three Season Tires – If Equipped
365
Snow Tires
365
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
366
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
366
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
367
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
367
Tire Spinning
368
Tread Wear Indicators
369
Life Of Tire
369
Replacement Tires
370
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
371
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
372
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
373
Base System
375
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
376
Check TPMS Warnings
376
Premium System – If Equipped
378
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
378
Service TPMS Message
380
General Information
383
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
383
2.0L And 2.4L Engine
383
Reformulated Gasoline
384
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
384
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
385
MMT In Gasoline
385
Materials Added To Fuel
386
Fuel System Cautions
386
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
387
ADDING FUEL
388
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
388
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
390
VEHICLE LOADING
390
Vehicle Certification Label
390
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
391
Tire Size
391
Rim Size
391
Inflation Pressure
391
Curb Weight
391
Overloading
391
Loading
392
TRAILER TOWING
392
Common Towing Definitions
392
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
392
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
393
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
393
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
393
Tongue Weight (TW)
393
Frontal Area
394
Trailer Sway Control
394
Weight-Carrying Hitch
394
Weight-Distributing Hitch
394
Trailer Hitch Classification
395
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
396
Trailer And Tongue Weight
396
Towing Requirements
398
Towing Requirements – Tires
399
Towing Requirements – Trailer Brakes
400
Towing Requirements – Trailer Lights And Wiring
401
Towing Tips
403
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
403
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
403
Electronic Speed Control – If Equipped
404
Cooling System
404
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
405
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
405
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
407
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
408
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
408
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
410
Jack Location
410
Spare Tire Stowage
411
Spare Tire Removal
411
Preparations For Jacking
411
Jacking Instructions
412
Road Tire Installation
419
Vehicles Equipped With Wheel Covers
419
Vehicles Without Wheel Covers
420
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
421
Preparations For Jump-Start
422
Jump-Starting Procedure
423
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
425
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
427
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
428
With Ignition Key
429
Automatic Transmission
429
Manual Transmission
429
All Transmissions
430
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
431
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.0L
433
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
434
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
435
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
435
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
436
REPLACEMENT PARTS
437
DEALER SERVICE
438
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
438
Engine Oil
439
Checking Oil Level
439
Change Engine Oil
440
Engine Oil Selection
440
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
440
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade)
441
Synthetic Engine Oils
441
Materials Added To Engine Oil
441
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
441
Engine Oil Filter
442
Engine Oil Filter Selection
442
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
442
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
442
Maintenance-Free Battery
443
Air Conditioner Maintenance
444
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
445
Body Lubrication
445
Windshield Wiper Blades
446
Adding Washer Fluid
446
Exhaust System
447
Cooling System
449
Coolant Checks
450
Cooling System – Drain, Flush, And Refill
450
Selection Of Coolant
451
Adding Coolant
451
Cooling System Pressure Cap
452
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
453
Coolant Level
453
Points To Remember
454
Brake System
455
Brake Master Cylinder
455
Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
457
Selection Of Lubricant (CVT)
457
Special Additives
458
Fluid Level Check
458
Fluid And Filter Changes
459
Manual Transmission – If Equipped
459
Lubricant Selection
459
Fluid Level Check
459
Frequency Of Fluid Change
459
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA) – AWD/4WD Models Only
460
Lubricant Selection
460
Fluid Level Check
460
Frequency Of Fluid Change
460
Power Transfer Unit (PTU) – AWD/4WD Models Only
460
Lubricant Selection
460
Fluid Level Check
460
Frequency Of Fluid Change
461
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
461
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
461
What Causes Corrosion?
461
Washing
462
Special Care
462
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
463
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure – If Equipped
464
Interior Care
464
Cleaning Headlights
465
Glass Surfaces
465
Instrument Panel Cover
466
Instrument Panel Bezels
466
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
466
Seat Belt Maintenance
466
FUSES
467
Integrated Power Module
467
VEHICLE STORAGE
471
REPLACEMENT BULBS
471
BULB REPLACEMENT
472
Headlamps
472
Fog Lamps
473
Rear Turn Signal And Backup Lamp
473
License Lamps
474
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp
474
FLUID CAPACITIES
474
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
475
Engine
475
Chassis
476
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
477
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
478
Maintenance Chart
480
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
485
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
487
Prepare For The Appointment
487
Prepare A List
487
Be Reasonable With Requests
487
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
487
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
488
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
488
In Mexico contact:
489
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
489
Service Contract
489
WARRANTY INFORMATION
490
MOPAR PARTS
491
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
491
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
491
In Canada
491
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
492
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
493
Treadwear
493
Traction Grades
494
Temperature Grades
494
INDEX
497

FAQ about the 2013 Jeep Compass Manual

What contains the 2013 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 2013 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Jeep Compass, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2013 Jeep Compass Owners Manual?

The Jeep Compass owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Jeep Compass year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Jeep Compass (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

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