2014 Dodge Avenger Owner's Manual

2014 Dodge Avenger owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Avenger
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
4.31 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
Ignition Key Removal
15
Automatic Transaxle
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
17
Replacement Keys
19
Customer Key Programming
19
Rearming The System
21
To Arm The System
21
To Disarm The System
22
Tamper Alert
23
To Unlock The Doors
24
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors First Press
25
Flash Lights With Lock
26
Illuminated Approach — If Equipped
26
To Lock The Doors
27
Sound Horn With Lock
27
To Unlatch The Trunk
28
Using The Panic Alarm
28
Programming Additional Transmitters
28
Transmitter Battery Replacement
28
How To Use Remote Start
30
Remote Start Abort Message On Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) — If Equipped
31
To Enter Remote Start Mode
32
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
33
Manual Door Locks
33
Power Door Locks
34
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
35
Auto Unlock On Exit
35
Auto Unlock On Exit Programming
36
Power Window Switches
38
Auto Window Down — If Equipped
39
Auto Window Up With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
40
Reset Auto Up
40
Window Lockout Switch
41
Wind Buffeting
41
Lap/Shoulder Belts
47
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
48
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
52
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
53
Rear Seat Belts
53
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
53
Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — If Equipped
54
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
55
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
55
Energy Management Feature
55
Seat Belt Pretensioners
56
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
56
Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)
58
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert®)
60
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
61
Seat Belt Extender
61
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
62
Air Bag System Components
64
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
64
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB)
65
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC)
66
Knee Impact Bolsters
68
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
68
Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
68
Driver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag Inflator Units
70
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag (SAB) Inflator Units
71
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) Inflator Units
71
Front And Side Impact Sensors
72
Enhanced Accident Response System
72
If A Deployment Occurs
72
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
74
Air Bag Warning Light
75
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
75
Child Restraints
76
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
78
Infants And Child Restraints
79
Older Children And Child Restraints
79
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
80
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
82
Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (LATCH) Restraint System
83
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
84
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
87
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
88
Center Seat LATCH
89
To Install A LATCH-compatible Child Restraint
89
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seatbelt
90
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
92
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
98
Transporting Passengers
99
Exhaust Gas
100
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
101
Seat Belts
101
Air Bag Warning Light
101
Defroster
101
Floor Mat Safety Information
102
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
103
Tires
103
Lights
103
Door Latches
103
Fluid Leaks
103
Inside Day/Night Mirror
110
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
111
Outside Mirrors
112
Power Mirrors
112
Adjusting Side View Mirrors
113
Outside Mirror — Driver Side
113
Outside Mirror — Passenger Side
113
Exterior Mirrors Folding Feature
114
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
114
Operation
117
Voice Command Tree
118
Help Command
118
Cancel Command
118
Pair (Link) Uconnect® Phone To A Mobile Phone
118
Dial By Saying A Number
119
Call By Saying A Name
120
Phonebook Download — Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone
120
Add Names To Your Uconnect® Phonebook
121
Edit Uconnect® Phonebook Entries
122
Delete Uconnect® Phonebook Entry
123
Delete/Erase “All” Uconnect® Phonebook Entries
124
List All Names In The Uconnect® Phonebook
124
Phone Call Features
124
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
125
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
125
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
125
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
126
Toggling Between Calls
126
Conference Call
126
Three-Way Calling
126
Call Termination
126
Redial
127
Call Continuation
127
Uconnect® Phone Features
127
Language Selection
127
Emergency Assistance
128
Roadside Assistance/Towing Assistance
129
Paging
129
Voice Mail Calling
129
Working With Automated Systems
130
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
131
Turning Confirmation Prompts ON/OFF
131
Phone And Network Status Indicators
131
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
131
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
132
Advanced Phone Connectivity
132
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
132
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect® Phone And Mobile Phone
133
List Paired Mobile Phone Names
133
Select Another Mobile Phone
133
Delete Uconnect® Phone Paired Mobile Phones
134
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect® Phone
134
Uconnect® Phone Tutorial
134
Voice Training
134
Reset
135
Voice Command
135
Far End Audio Performance
136
Recent Calls
137
Voice Text Reply
137
Bluetooth® Communication Link
139
Power-Up
139
Voice Command System Operation
145
Commands
146
Changing The Volume
147
Main Menu
147
Radio AM
147
Radio FM
148
Satellite Radio
148
Disc Mode
148
USB Mode
149
Bluetooth® Streaming (BT) Mode
149
Memo Mode
149
Setup
150
Power Seats — If Equipped
151
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
153
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
153
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
153
Reclining The Seatback
153
Heated Seats — If Equipped
154
Manual Front Seat Adjustments
156
Driver Seat Manual Height Adjuster — If Equipped
156
Reclining Seats
157
Lumbar Support — If Equipped
158
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat
159
Head Restraints
159
Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
160
Head Restraints — Rear Seats
163
Folding Rear Seat
163
Folding Rear Seat Center Armrest
164
Multifunction Lever
167
Headlights And Parking Lights
167
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
168
Headlights With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
169
Headlight Time Delay
169
Lights On Reminder
169
Turn Signals
169
Lane Change Assist
170
High/Low Beam Switch
170
Flash-To-Pass
170
Fog Lights — If Equipped
171
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
171
Instrument Panel Dimmer
172
Map/Reading/Interior Lights
172
Intermittent Wiper System
175
Windshield Washers
176
Mist Feature
177
Headlights With Wipers Feature (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
177
To Activate
180
To Set A Desired Speed
180
To Deactivate
181
To Resume Speed
181
To Vary The Speed Setting
181
To Accelerate For Passing
182
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
184
Programming A Rolling Code
185
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
187
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
187
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
188
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
188
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
189
Using HomeLink®
190
Security
190
Troubleshooting Tips
190
Opening Sunroof — Express
193
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
193
Closing Sunroof — Express
193
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
194
Pinch Protect Feature
194
Venting Sunroof — Express
194
Sunshade Operation
194
Wind Buffeting
195
Sunroof Maintenance
195
Ignition Off Operation
195
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
195
Rear Window Defroster
205
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
207
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
210
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
211
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — R/T
212
Control Buttons
227
STEP Button
227
RESET Button
228
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
231
Oil Change Required — If Equipped
232
EVIC Main Menu
233
Compass Display
234
Automatic Compass Calibration
234
Manual Compass Calibration
235
Compass Variance
235
Average Fuel Economy
236
Distance To Empty (DTE)
237
Tire PSI
237
Elapsed Time
238
EVIC Units Selection (UNITS IN Display)
238
System Status
238
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
239
Language
239
Auto Unlock On Exit
239
RKE Unlock
239
Sound Horn With Lock
240
Flash Lamp With Lock
240
Headlamp Off Delay
240
Headlamps With Wipers (Available With Auto Headlights Only)
240
Key-Off Power Delay
241
Illumin. Approach
241
Display Units In
241
Compass Variance
241
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
242
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
242
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
243
Electronic Volume Control
243
SEEK Buttons
243
TIME Button
243
Clock Setting Procedure
243
RW/FF
244
TUNE Control
244
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
244
AM/FM Button
244
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
245
Buttons 1 - 6
245
DISC Button
245
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
245
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
246
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
247
SEEK Button
247
TIME Button
247
RW/FF
247
AM/FM Button
247
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
248
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
248
Supported Media (Disc Types)
248
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
248
Supported MP3 File Formats
249
Playback Of MP3 Files
250
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
251
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
252
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
252
Electronic Volume Control
252
SEEK Buttons
252
Voice Command System (Radio) — If Equipped
253
Voice Command Button Uconnect® Phone — If Equipped
253
TIME Button
253
Clock Setting Procedure
253
INFO Button
254
RW/FF
254
TUNE Control
254
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
254
MUSIC TYPE Button
255
SETUP Button
256
AM/FM Button
257
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
257
Buttons 1 - 6
257
DISC/AUX Button
257
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
258
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
258
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
259
SEEK Button
259
TIME Button
259
RW/FF
259
AM/FM Button
259
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
260
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
260
Supported Media (Disc Types)
260
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
260
Supported MP3 File Formats
261
Playback Of MP3 Files
262
LIST Button (CD Mode For MP3 Play)
263
INFO Button (CD Mode For MP3 Play)
263
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
263
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
264
Operating Instructions (Uconnect® Phone) — If Equipped
264
Uconnect® Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
264
System Activation
264
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
265
ESN/SID Access
265
Selecting Uconnect® Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
265
Satellite Antenna
265
Reception Quality
265
Operating Instructions — Uconnect® Multimedia (Satellite) Mode
266
SEEK Buttons
266
SCAN Button
266
INFO Button
266
RW/FF
267
TUNE Control (Rotary)
267
MUSIC TYPE Button
267
SETUP Button
267
SET Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
267
Connecting The iPod® Or External USB Device
269
Using This Feature
270
Controlling The iPod® Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
270
Play Mode
270
List Or Browse Mode
272
Bluetooth® Streaming Audio (BTSA)
274
Controlling BTSA Using Radio Buttons
274
Play Mode
274
Selecting A Different Audio Device
274
Next Track
274
Previous Track
275
Right-Hand Switch Functions
276
Left-Hand Switch Functions For Radio Operation
276
Left-Hand Switch Functions For Media (i.e., CD) Operation
277
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
277
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning
278
Blower Control
279
Temperature Control
279
Air Conditioning Control
280
Mode Control (Air Direction)
280
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
283
Automatic Operation
283
Manual Operation
285
Blower Control
289
Operating Tips
289
Summer Operation
289
Winter Operation
290
Vacation Storage
290
Window Fogging
290
Side Window Demisters
290
Outside Air Intake
291
A/C Air Filter — If Equipped
291
Control Setting Suggestions For Various Weather Conditions
292
Automatic Transmission
297
Normal Starting
298
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or −29°C)
299
If Engine Fails To Start
299
Without Tip Start
299
With Tip Start
300
After Starting
301
Key Ignition Park Interlock
303
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
304
Four-Speed Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
304
Gear Ranges
305
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission (62TE) — If Equipped
312
Acceleration
321
Flowing/Rising Water
323
Power Steering Fluid Check
325
PARKING BRAKE
326
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
331
Traction Control System (TCS)
332
Brake Assist System (BAS)
332
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
333
ESC Operating Modes
334
Tire Markings
337
Tire Sizing Chart
339
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
341
Tire Terminology And Definitions
342
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
343
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
343
Tire And Loading Information Placard
344
Tire Pressure
348
Safety
348
Economy
349
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
349
Tire Inflation Pressures
349
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
351
Radial Ply Tires
351
Tire Types
352
All Season Tires — If Equipped
352
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
352
Snow Tires
352
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
353
Spare Tires — If Equipped
354
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
354
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
354
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
355
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
355
Tire Spinning
356
Tread Wear Indicators
356
Life Of Tire
357
Replacement Tires
358
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
359
Base System
363
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
364
Check TPMS Warning
364
Premium System — If Equipped
366
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
367
Check TPMS Warning
367
Reformulated Gasoline
370
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
371
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
371
MMT In Gasoline
372
Materials Added To Fuel
372
Fuel System Cautions
373
E-85 General Information
374
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
375
Fuel Requirements
376
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
377
Starting
377
Cruising Range
377
Replacement Parts
378
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
378
Vehicle Certification Label
381
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
381
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
381
Overloading
382
Common Towing Definitions
383
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
383
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
383
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
383
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
383
Tongue Weight (TW)
384
Frontal Area
384
Weight-Carrying Hitch
384
Trailer Hitch Classification
385
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
386
Trailer And Tongue Weight
386
Towing Requirements
388
Towing Requirements — Tires
389
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
390
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
391
Towing Tips
393
Automatic Transmission
393
AutoStick®
393
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
394
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
395
Recreational Towing — All Models
396
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
397
Jack Location
402
Spare Tire Stowage
402
Spare Tire Removal
402
Preparations For Jacking
403
Jacking Instructions
404
Road Tire Installation
411
Vehicles Equipped With Wheel Covers
411
Preparations For Jump-Start
414
Jump-Starting Procedure
416
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
418
Without The Ignition Key
422
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
425
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
427
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
429
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
430
REPLACEMENT PARTS
431
Engine Oil
433
Checking Oil Level
433
Change Engine Oil
434
Engine Oil Selection
434
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
434
Engine Oil Viscosity — 2.4L Engine
435
Engine Oil Viscosity — 3.6L Engine
435
Synthetic Engine Oils
436
Materials Added To Engine Oil
436
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
436
Engine Oil Filter
436
Engine Oil Filter Selection
436
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
436
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
437
Maintenance-Free Battery
437
Air Conditioner Maintenance
439
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
440
A/C Air Filter — If Equipped
440
Body Lubrication
441
Windshield Wiper Blades
442
Adding Washer Fluid
442
Exhaust System
443
Cooling System
446
Coolant Checks
446
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
446
Selection Of Coolant
447
Adding Coolant
448
Cooling System Pressure Cap
449
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
450
Coolant Level
450
Points To Remember
451
Brake System
452
Master Cylinder — Brake Fluid Level Check
452
Automatic Transmission
454
Selection Of Lubricant
454
Special Additives
455
Fluid Level Check — Four-Speed Transmission
455
Fluid Level Check — Six-Speed Transmission
457
Fluid And Filter Changes
458
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
458
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
458
What Causes Corrosion?
458
Washing
459
Special Care
459
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
460
Cleaning Headlights
461
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
461
Interior Care
462
Glass Surfaces
463
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
463
Seat Belt Maintenance
463
Cleaning Center Console Cupholders
464
Removal
464
Cleaning
464
Integrated Power Module
465
VEHICLE STORAGE
471
Headlamp
472
Fog Lamps
474
Backup Lamps
475
License Plate Lamp
476
Engine
477
Chassis
478
Maintenance Chart
482
Prepare For The Appointment
489
Prepare A List
489
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
490
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
490
In Mexico Contact:
491
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
491
Service Contract
491
WARRANTY INFORMATION
492
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
493
In Canada
493
Treadwear
495
Traction Grades
495
Temperature Grades
496
INDEX
497

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The Dodge Avenger owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Dodge to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Dodge Avenger. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Dodge Avenger 2014 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Avenger, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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