2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner's Manual

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Grand Cherokee
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
4.52 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
ROLLOVER WARNING
7
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
8
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
10
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
10
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
11
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
13
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
16
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
16
Key Fob
17
Removing Key Fob From Ignition
18
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
20
SENTRY KEY®
21
Replacement Keys
22
Customer Key Programming
22
General Information
22
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
23
Rearming The System
23
To Arm The System
23
To Disarm The System
24
Tamper Alert
25
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
25
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
26
To Unlock The Doors
27
Remote Unlock Sequence
27
Flash Lamps With Lock
27
Illuminated Approach
28
To Lock The Doors
28
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
28
Using The Panic Alarm
28
Programming Additional Transmitters
29
Transmitter Battery Replacement
29
General Information
31
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
31
How To Use Remote Start
32
Remote Start Abort Message On Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) — If Equipped
33
To Enter Remote Start Mode
33
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
34
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
34
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
35
DOOR LOCKS
36
Power Door Locks
37
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
38
Automatic Unlock On Exit Feature — If Equipped
38
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
38
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
38
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO™
40
WINDOWS
44
Power Windows
44
Auto-Down
45
Auto Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — Driver And Front Passenger Door Only
46
Resetting The Auto Up Feature
47
Window Lockout Button
48
Wind Buffeting
48
LIFTGATE
48
Liftgate Flipper Glass
49
Power Liftgate — If Equipped
50
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
53
Lap/Shoulder Belts
57
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
58
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
61
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
62
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
63
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
63
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
64
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
64
Energy Management Feature
65
Seat Belt Pretensioners
65
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
65
Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)
67
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert®)
69
Seat Belt Lock Out
70
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
70
Seat Belt Extender
70
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
71
Air Bag System Components
73
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
73
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB)
74
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC)
75
Knee Impact Bolsters
77
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
77
Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
77
Driver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag Inflator Units
79
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag (SAB) Inflator Units
80
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) Inflator Units
80
Front And Side Impact Sensors — If Equipped
81
Enhanced Accident Response System
81
If A Deployment Occurs
81
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
83
Air Bag Warning Light
84
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
84
Child Restraints
85
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
87
Infants And Child Restraints
88
Older Children And Child Restraints
88
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
90
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
91
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) Restraint System
92
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
93
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
96
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
97
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
97
Center Seat LATCH — Second Row 60/40
98
Vehicles With A Center Arm Rest Tether
99
To Install A LATCH-compatible Child Restraint
100
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seatbelt
101
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
102
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems for Installing Child Restraints in this Vehicle
103
Installing A Child Restraint with a Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
105
Installing A Child Restraint With A Cinching Latch Plate (CINCH) — If Equipped
106
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
107
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage — Center Seating Position
110
Transporting Pets
110
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
110
SAFETY TIPS
111
Transporting Passengers
111
Exhaust Gas
112
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
113
Seat Belts
113
Air Bag Warning Light
113
Defroster
113
Floor Mat Safety Information
113
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
115
Tires
115
Lights
115
Door Latches
115
Fluid Leaks
115
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
117
MIRRORS
124
Inside Day/Night Mirror
124
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
125
Outside Mirrors
126
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
126
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrors — If Equipped
126
Power Mirrors
127
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
128
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse (Available With Memory Seat Only) — If Equipped
128
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
128
Sun Visor Extension — If Equipped
129
BLIND SPOT MONITORING — IF EQUIPPED
129
Rear Cross Path
135
Modes Of Operation
136
Uconnect® Phone — IF EQUIPPED
138
Operation
140
Voice Command Tree
140
Help Command
140
Cancel Command
141
Pair (Link) Uconnect® Phone To A Mobile Phone
141
Dial By Saying A Number
142
Call By Saying A Name
142
Phonebook Download – Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone
143
Add Names To Your Uconnect® Phonebook
144
Edit Uconnect® Phonebook Entries
145
Delete Uconnect® Phonebook Entry
145
Delete/Erase “All” Uconnect® Phonebook Entries
146
List All Names In The Uconnect® Phonebook
146
Phone Call Features
147
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
147
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
147
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
148
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
148
Toggling Between Calls
148
Conference Call
148
Three-Way Calling
149
Call Termination
149
Redial
149
Call Continuation
149
Uconnect® Phone Features
150
Language Selection
150
Emergency Assistance
150
Roadside Assistance
151
Paging
152
Voice Mail Calling
152
Working With Automated Systems
152
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
153
Turning Confirmation Prompts ON/OFF
154
Phone And Network Status Indicators
154
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
154
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
155
Advanced Phone Connectivity
155
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
155
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect® Phone And Mobile Phone
155
List Paired Mobile Phone Names
155
Select Another Mobile Phone
156
Delete Uconnect® Phone Paired Mobile Phones
156
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect® Phone
157
Uconnect® Phone Tutorial
157
Voice Training
157
Reset
157
Voice Command
158
Far End Audio Performance
159
Recent Calls
159
SMS
160
Bluetooth® Communication Link
162
Power-Up
162
General Information
168
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
168
Voice Command System Operation
168
Commands
170
Changing The Volume
170
Main Menu
170
Radio AM (Or Radio Long Wave Or Radio Medium Wave — If Equipped)
171
Radio FM
171
Satellite Radio
171
Disc Mode
172
USB Mode
172
Bluetooth® Streaming (BT) Mode
172
Memo Mode
172
Setup
173
Voice Training
174
SEATS
174
Power Seats — If Equipped
175
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
176
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
176
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
176
Reclining The Seatback
176
Passenger's Power Seat
177
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
177
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
177
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
178
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
178
Manual Front Seats Forward/Rearward Adjustment
179
Manual Front Passenger Seatback Adjustment — Recline
180
Front Passenger Seat Fold-Flat Feature — If Equipped
180
Heated Seats — If Equipped
181
Front Heated Seats
182
Rear Heated Seats
183
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
184
Head Restraints
185
Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
185
Head Restraints — Rear Seats
188
60/40 Split Rear Seat
189
To Lower Rear Seat
189
To Raise Rear Seat
190
Reclining Rear Seat
191
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
191
Programming The Memory Feature
193
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
194
Memory Position Recall
195
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
196
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
197
LIGHTS
199
Headlight Switch
199
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
200
Headlights On Automatically With Wipers
200
SmartBeam™ — If Equipped
201
To Activate
201
To Deactivate
202
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
202
Automatic Headlight Leveling — HID Headlights Only
202
Headlight Delay
202
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
203
Fog Lights — If Equipped
203
Interior Lights
204
Lights-On Reminder
205
Battery Saver
205
Front Map/Reading Lights
205
Courtesy Lights
206
Ambient Light
207
Multifunction Lever
207
Turn Signals
208
Lane Change Assist
208
Flash-To-Pass
208
High/Low Beam Switch
208
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
208
Windshield Wiper Operation
209
Intermittent Wiper System
210
Windshield Washer Operation
210
Mist
211
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
212
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
214
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
215
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
216
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
217
To Activate
218
To Set A Desired Speed
218
To Deactivate
218
To Resume Speed
219
To Vary The Speed Setting
219
To Accelerate For Passing
219
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
219
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) — IF EQUIPPED
220
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
222
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
223
To Activate
224
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
225
To Cancel
226
To Turn Off
227
To Resume Speed
227
To Vary The Speed Setting
228
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
229
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
232
Display Warnings And Maintenance
234
“Clean Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
234
Removing ACC Sensor For Off-Roading
236
ACC Unavailable Warning
237
Service ACC Warning
237
Precautions While Driving With ACC
238
Adding A Trailer Hitch
238
Offset Driving
238
Turns And Bends
238
Using ACC On Hills
239
Lane Changing
239
Narrow Vehicles
240
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
240
General Information
241
Normal (Fixed Speed) Cruise Control Mode
241
To Set A Desired Speed
242
To Vary The Speed Setting
242
To Cancel
242
To Resume
243
To Turn Off
243
Forward Collision Warning — If Equipped
243
Changing FCW Status
245
FCW Unavailable Warning
247
Service FCW Warning
247
PARKSENSE® REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
248
ParkSense® Sensors
248
ParkSense® Warning Display
249
ParkSense® Display
250
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense®
253
Service The ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System
254
Cleaning The ParkSense® System
254
ParkSense® System Usage Precautions
255
PARKVIEW® REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
257
Turning ParkView® On Or Off — With Navigation/Multimedia Radio
259
Turning ParkView® On Or Off — Without Navigation/Multimedia Radio
259
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
260
Front Map/Reading Lights
260
Courtesy Lights
261
Sunglasses Bin Door
262
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
262
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
264
Programming A Rolling Code
264
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
266
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
266
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
267
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
268
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
269
Using HomeLink®
269
Security
269
Troubleshooting Tips
270
General Information
271
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
271
Opening Sunroof — Express
272
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
272
Closing Sunroof — Express
272
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
273
Pinch Protect Feature
273
Venting Sunroof — Express
273
Sunshade Operation
273
Wind Buffeting
274
Sunroof Maintenance
274
Ignition OFF Operation
274
COMMANDVIEW® SUNROOF WITH POWER SHADE — IF EQUIPPED
274
Opening Sunroof — Express
276
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
276
Closing Sunroof — Express
276
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
276
Opening Power Shade — Express
276
Opening Power Shade — Manual Mode
277
Closing Power Shade — Express
277
Closing Power Shade — Manual Mode
277
Pinch Protect Feature
277
Wind Buffeting
278
Sunroof Maintenance
278
Ignition OFF Operation
278
Sunroof Fully Closed
278
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
279
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
283
CUPHOLDERS
284
STORAGE
286
Glove Compartment
286
Door Storage
287
Center Console
287
CARGO AREA FEATURES
289
Rechargeable Flashlight
289
Cargo Storage Bins
290
Retractable Cargo Area Cover — If Equipped
292
Rear Cargo Tie-Downs
293
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
295
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
295
Rear Window Defroster
296
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
297
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
299
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
303
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
304
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
305
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
315
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
317
EVIC White Telltale Lights
324
EVIC Amber Telltale Lights
326
EVIC Red Telltale Lights
327
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
330
Oil Change Due
330
Fuel Economy
331
Average Fuel Economy / Fuel Saver Mode — If Equipped
332
Distance To Empty (DTE)
333
Cruise Control
333
Vehicle Speed
334
Trip Info
334
Trip A
334
Trip B
334
Elapsed Time
335
To Reset The Display
335
Units
335
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
335
Tire PSI
336
Turn Menu OFF
337
Keyless Enter-N-Go™ Display — If Equipped
337
Compass / Temperature Display
338
Automatic Compass Calibration
338
Compass Variance
338
Manual Compass Calibration
339
Customer-Programmable Features (System Setup)
340
Select Language
341
Nav–Turn By Turn
341
Auto Unlock Doors
341
Remote Unlock Sequence
341
RKE Linked To Memory
342
Remote Start Comfort Sys.
342
Horn With Remote Lock
343
Horn With Remote Start
343
Flash Lamps With Lock
343
Headlamp Off Delay
344
Headlamps With Wipers (Available with Automatic Headlamps Only)
344
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available with Memory Seat Only)
344
Tilt Mirror In Reverse
345
Key-Off Power Delay
345
Illuminated Approach
345
Display Fuel Saver — If Equipped
346
Keyless Enter-N-Go™ (Passive Entry)
346
Auto High Beams (Available with SmartBeam™ Only)
346
Wiper Mode — If Equipped
346
Hill Start Assist (HSA) — If Equipped
347
Blind Spot Alert — If Equipped
347
Forward Collision Warning — If Equipped
347
Park Assist System — If Equipped
348
Display Units Of Measure In:
348
Liftgate Chime
348
Calibrate Compass
349
Compass Variance
349
Uconnect® 730N/430/430N CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — If Equipped
349
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
349
Operating Instructions (Uconnect® Phone) — If Equipped
349
Uconnect® 130
349
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
350
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
350
Electronic Volume Control
350
SEEK Buttons
350
TIME Button
350
Clock Setting Procedure
350
RW/FF
351
TUNE Control
351
Setting the Tone, Balance, and Fade
351
AM/FM Button
352
SET/RND Button — To Set the Pushbutton Memory
352
Buttons 1 - 6
352
DISC Button
353
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
353
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
353
EJECT Button - Ejecting a CD
354
SEEK Button
354
TIME Button
354
RW/FF
355
AM/FM Button
355
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
355
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
355
Supported Media (Disc Types)
355
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
355
Supported MP3 File Formats
356
Playback of MP3 Files
357
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
358
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
358
Uconnect® 130 WITH SATELLITE RADIO
358
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
358
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
359
Electronic Volume Control
359
SEEK Buttons
359
Voice Command System (Radio) — If Equipped
359
Voice Command Button Uconnect® Phone — If Equipped
359
TIME Button
359
Clock Setting Procedure
360
INFO Button
360
RW/FF
360
TUNE Control
360
Setting the Tone, Balance, and Fade
361
MUSIC TYPE Button
361
SETUP Button
363
AM/FM Button
363
SET/RND Button — To Set the Pushbutton Memory
363
Buttons 1 - 6
364
DISC/AUX Button
364
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
364
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
364
EJECT Button - Ejecting a CD
365
SEEK Button
365
TIME Button
366
RW/FF
366
AM/FM Button
366
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
366
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
366
Supported Media (Disc Types)
367
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
367
Supported MP3 File Formats
368
Playback of MP3 Files
369
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
369
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
369
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
370
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
370
Operating Instructions (Uconnect® Phone) — If Equipped
370
Uconnect® Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
370
System Activation
371
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
371
ESN/SID Access
371
Selecting Uconnect® Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
371
Satellite Antenna
371
Reception Quality
372
Operating Instructions - Uconnect® Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
372
SEEK Buttons
372
SCAN Button
372
INFO Button
373
RW/FF
373
TUNE Control (Rotary)
373
MUSIC TYPE Button
373
SETUP Button
374
SET Button – To Set the Pushbutton Memory
374
Buttons 1 - 6
374
iPod®/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
375
Connecting The iPod® Or External USB Device
375
Using This Feature
376
Controlling The iPod® Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
377
Play Mode
377
List Or Browse Mode
378
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
380
Controlling BTSA Using Radio Buttons
380
Play Mode
380
Selecting Different Audio Device
381
Next Track
381
Previous Track
381
Browse
381
UCONNECT® MULTIMEDIA — VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES)™ — If Equipped
382
Getting Started
382
Single Video Screen
382
Play A DVD
382
Using The Remote Control
383
Using The Touch-Screen Radio Controls
384
Play Video Games
386
Using The Remote Control
386
Using The Touch-Screen Radio Controls
387
Listen To An Audio Source On Channel 2 While A Video Is Playing On Channel 1
388
Using The Remote Control
388
Using The Touch-Screen Radio Controls
389
Important Notes For Single Video Screen System
390
Play A DVD Using The Touch-Screen Radio
391
Using The Remote Control
391
Using The Touch-Screen Radio Controls
392
VES Remote Control – If Equipped
393
Controls And Indicators
393
Remote Control Storage
395
Locking The Remote Control
396
Replacing The Remote Control Batteries
396
Headphones Operation
397
Controls
398
Replacing The Headphone Batteries
399
Unwired® Stereo Headphone Lifetime Limited Warranty
399
System Information
400
Shared Modes
400
Information Mode Display
402
Mode Selection Menu
404
Numeric Keypad Menu
405
Station List Menu
405
Disc Menu
406
Display Settings
406
Listening To Audio With The Screen Closed
407
Disc Formats
408
Display
412
Product Agreement
416
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
417
Radio Operation
418
CD Player
418
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
419
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
419
CLIMATE CONTROLS
420
Dual-Zone Manual Heating And Air Conditioning
420
Blower Control
420
Temperature Controls
421
Mode Control (Air Direction)
421
Air Conditioning Control
424
Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
424
Automatic Operation
427
Manual Operation
428
Air Conditioning (A/C)
430
Recirculation Control
430
Operating Tips
431
Window Fogging
431
Summer Operation
431
Winter Operation
432
Vacation/Storage
432
Operating Tips Chart
433
STARTING AND OPERATING
435
STARTING PROCEDURES
441
Automatic Transmission
441
Using Fob With Integrated Key (Tip Start)
442
Keyless Enter-N-Go™
442
Installing And Removing The ENGINE START/STOP Button
443
Normal Starting
443
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
443
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
444
Keyless Enter-N-Go™ Functions – With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal/Clutch Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
444
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or −29°C)
445
If Engine Fails To Start
445
Clearing A Flooded Engine (Using ENGINE START/STOP Button)
446
Clearing A Flooded Engine (Using Fob With Integrated Key)
446
After Starting
447
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
447
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
448
Key Ignition Park Interlock
449
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
450
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission (3.6L Engine) — If Equipped
450
Gear Ranges
451
PARK
452
REVERSE
455
NEUTRAL
455
DRIVE
456
Transmission Limp Home Mode
456
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
457
Overdrive Operation
458
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission (5.7L Engine) — If Equipped
458
Gear Ranges
459
PARK
460
REVERSE
463
NEUTRAL
463
DRIVE
464
Transmission Limp Home Mode
465
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
466
Overdrive Operation
467
When To Use TOW/HAUL Mode
468
Torque Converter Clutch
469
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
469
Quadra-Trac I® Operating Instructions/Precautions – If Equipped
469
Quadra-Trac II® Operating Instructions/Precautions – If Equipped
470
Shift Positions
471
4WD AUTO
471
NEUTRAL
471
4WD LOW
472
Shifting Procedures
472
4WD HI To 4WD LOW
472
4WD LOW To 4WD HI
473
NEUTRAL Shift Procedure
474
Quadra-Drive® II System – If Equipped
475
SELEC-TERRAIN™ — IF EQUIPPED
475
Description
475
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Display Messages
477
QUADRA-LIFT™ — IF EQUIPPED
478
Description
478
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Display Messages
481
Operation
482
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
483
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
484
Quadra-Lift™ – If Equipped
485
When To Use 4WD LOW Range – If Equipped
485
Driving Through Water
485
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
487
Hill Climbing
487
Traction Downhill
488
After Driving Off-Road
488
POWER STEERING
489
3.6L Engine
489
5.7L Engine
491
Power Steering Fluid Check
492
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY 5.7L ENGINE ONLY – IF EQUIPPED
493
PARKING BRAKE
493
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
496
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
496
Traction Control System (TCS)
496
Brake Assist System (BAS)
497
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
498
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
499
High Range (Four-Wheel Drive Models) Or Two-Wheel Drive Models
500
4WD Low Range
501
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
502
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
502
HSA Activation Criteria
503
Towing With HSA
504
HSA Off
504
Ready Alert Braking – If Equipped
505
Rain Brake Support – If Equipped
505
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — Four-Wheel Drive Models With MP3023 Two-Speed Transfer Case Only
506
HDC Operation In 4WD Low Range
507
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
508
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
509
Tire Markings
509
Tire Sizing Chart
511
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
513
Tire Terminology And Definitions
514
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
515
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
515
Tire And Loading Information Placard
516
Loading
516
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
520
Tire Pressure
520
Safety
520
Economy
521
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
521
Tire Inflation Pressures
521
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
523
Radial Ply Tires
523
All Season Tires – If Equipped
523
Summer Or Three Season Tires – If Equipped
524
Snow Tires
524
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
525
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
525
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
526
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
526
Tire Spinning
527
Tread Wear Indicators
528
Life Of Tire
528
Replacement Tires
529
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
530
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
532
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
533
Base System
536
Premium System – If Equipped
538
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
539
SERVICE TPM SYSTEM Warning
540
General Information
542
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
543
3.6L Engine – If Equipped
543
5.7L Engine – If Equipped
543
Reformulated Gasoline
544
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
544
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
544
MMT In Gasoline
545
Materials Added To Fuel
546
Fuel System Cautions
546
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
547
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.6L ENGINE ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
548
E-85 General Information
548
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
549
Fuel Requirements
549
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
550
Starting
551
Cruising Range
551
Replacement Parts
551
Maintenance
551
ADDING FUEL
552
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
552
Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release
554
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
555
VEHICLE LOADING
555
Certification Label
555
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
556
Payload
556
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
556
Tire Size
556
Rim Size
556
Inflation Pressure
556
Curb Weight
557
Loading
557
TRAILER TOWING
558
Common Towing Definitions
558
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
558
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
558
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
559
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
559
Tongue Weight (TW)
559
Frontal Area
559
Trailer Sway Control
560
Weight-Carrying Hitch
560
Weight-Distributing Hitch
560
Trailer Hitch Classification
563
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
564
Trailer And Tongue Weight
564
Towing Requirements
565
Towing Requirements – Tires
567
Towing Requirements – Trailer Brakes
568
Towing Requirements – Trailer Lights And Wiring
569
Towing Tips
571
Automatic Transmission
571
Electronic Speed Control – If Equipped
571
Cooling System
572
SNOW PLOW
572
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
573
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
573
Recreational Towing – Two-Wheel Drive Models
574
Recreational Towing – Quadra-Trac I® (Single-Speed Transfer Case) Four-Wheel Drive Models
575
Recreational Towing – Quadra–Trac II® /Quadra–Drive® II Four-Wheel Drive Models
575
Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
576
Shifting Out Of NEUTRAL (N)
580
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
583
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
584
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
584
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
585
Jack Location
586
Spare Tire Stowage
586
Preparations For Jacking
587
Jacking Instructions
588
Road Tire Installation
594
JUMP-STARTING
595
Preparations For Jump-Start
596
Jump-Starting Procedure
598
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
599
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS — IF EQUIPPED
601
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
602
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
603
Without The Key Fob
605
Two-Wheel Drive Models
605
Four-Wheel Drive Models
606
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
607
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
609
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
610
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
611
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
611
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
612
REPLACEMENT PARTS
613
DEALER SERVICE
614
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
614
Engine Oil
615
Checking Oil Level
615
Change Engine Oil
616
Engine Oil Selection
616
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
616
Engine Oil Viscosity – 3.6L Engine
617
Engine Oil Viscosity – 5.7L Engine
617
Synthetic Engine Oils
617
Materials Added To Engine Oil
617
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
618
Engine Oil Filter
618
Engine Oil Filter Selection
618
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
618
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
619
Maintenance-Free Battery
619
Air Conditioner Maintenance
620
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
621
A/C Air Filter
621
Body Lubrication
623
Windshield Wiper Blades
623
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
624
Adding Washer Fluid
625
Exhaust System
626
Cooling System
629
Engine Coolant Checks
629
Cooling System – Drain, Flush, And Refill
630
Selection Of Coolant
630
Adding Coolant
631
Cooling System Pressure Cap
632
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
632
Coolant Level
633
Points To Remember
633
Brake System
634
Fluid Level Check – Brake Master Cylinder
635
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
636
Front Axle Fluid Level Check
636
Rear Axle Fluid Level Check
637
Selection Of Lubricant
637
Transfer Case
637
Fluid Level Check
637
Adding Fluid
638
Drain
638
Selection Of Lubricant
638
Automatic Transmission
638
Selection Of Lubricant
638
Special Additives
639
Fluid Level Check – 3.6L Engine
639
Fluid Level Check – 5.7L Engine
640
Fluid And Filter Changes
641
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
642
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
642
What Causes Corrosion?
642
Washing
642
Special Care
643
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
644
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure – If Equipped
644
Interior Care
645
Cleaning Headlights
646
Glass Surfaces
646
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
646
Seat Belt Maintenance
647
FUSES
647
Totally Integrated Power Module
647
VEHICLE STORAGE
654
REPLACEMENT BULBS
654
BULB REPLACEMENT
655
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID) – If Equipped
655
Halogen Headlamps – If Equipped
656
Front Turn Signal
656
Front Fog Lamps
657
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, And Backup Lamps
658
Rear Liftgate Mounted Tail Lamp
659
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
660
Rear License Lamp
660
FLUID CAPACITIES
661
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
662
Engine
662
Chassis
663
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
665
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
666
Maintenance Chart
668
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
673
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
675
Prepare For The Appointment
675
Prepare A List
675
Be Reasonable With Requests
675
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
675
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
676
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
676
In Mexico contact:
677
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
677
Service Contract
677
WARRANTY INFORMATION
678
MOPAR® PARTS
679
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
679
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
679
In Canada
679
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
680
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
681
Treadwear
681
Traction Grades
681
Temperature Grades
682
INDEX
683

FAQ about the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Manual

What contains the 2013 Grand Cherokee manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Jeep Grand Cherokee owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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The Jeep Grand Cherokee (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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