2015 Dodge Charger Owner's Manual

2015 Dodge Charger owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Charger
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
4.18 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
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN)
14
Key Fob
15
Replacement Keys
19
Customer Key Programming
20
Rearming Of The System
21
To Arm The System
21
To Disarm The System
21
Security System Manual Override
22
To Unlock The Doors
24
1st Push Of Key Fob Unlocks
24
Flash Lights With Lock
24
Headlight Illumination On Approach
24
To Lock The Doors
24
Sound Horn With Lock
25
To Unlatch The Trunk
25
Using The Panic Alarm
25
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
Transmitter Battery Replacement
26
How To Use Remote Start
28
To Enter Remote Start Mode
29
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
30
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
30
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks
33
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
33
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
34
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit Programming
34
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
34
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
34
Power Windows
41
AUTO-Down Feature
42
AUTO-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection
42
Reset Auto-Up
43
Window Lockout Switch
44
Wind Buffeting
45
Important Safety Precautions
48
Seat Belt Systems
49
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
50
Lap/Shoulder Belts
51
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
53
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
55
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
56
Seat Belt Extender
57
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
57
Seat Belt Pretensioner
58
Energy Management Feature
58
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) — If Equipped
58
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
61
Air Bag System Components
61
Advanced Front Air Bags
62
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
63
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
64
Knee Impact Bolsters
65
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
66
Supplemental Side Air Bags
66
If A Deployment Occurs
71
Enhanced Accident Response System
72
System Reset Procedure
73
Air Bag Warning Light
73
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
75
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
75
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
76
Child Restraints
77
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
79
Infants And Child Restraints
80
Older Children And Child Restraints
80
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
81
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 LATCH Anchorages
88
Locating Tether Anchorages
89
Center Seat LATCH
90
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
90
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
91
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
92
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems for Installing Child Restraints in this Vehicle
93
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
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
102
Defroster
102
Floor Mat Safety Information
102
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
104
Tires
104
Lights
104
Door Latches
104
Fluid Leaks
104
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
112
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
112
Outside Mirrors
119
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Equipped
120
Driver's Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
120
Outside Mirrors Approach Light — If Equipped
120
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
120
Power Mirrors
121
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
122
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
122
Rear Cross Path
130
Modes Of Operation
131
Power Seats — If Equipped
134
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
135
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
135
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
135
Reclining The Seatback
135
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
136
Heated Seats — If Equipped
137
Front Heated Seats
137
Rear Heated Seats
138
Front Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
139
Manual Seats — If Equipped
140
Forward Or Rearward Adjustment
140
Recline
142
Head Restraints
142
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
143
Rear Head Restraints
145
Programming The Memory Feature
149
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
150
Memory Position Recall
151
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
151
Headlight Switch
154
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
155
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
155
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control — If Equipped
156
To Activate
156
To Deactivate
157
Headlight Time Delay
157
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
158
Lights-On Reminder
158
Fog Lights — If Equipped
158
Multifunction Lever
159
Turn Signals
160
Lane Change Assist
160
High/Low Beam Switch
160
Flash-To-Pass
160
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
161
Courtesy Lights
162
Ambient Light — If Equipped
162
Interior Lights
163
Dimmer Controls
163
Dome Light Position
164
Interior Light Defeat (OFF)
164
Intermittent Wiper System
165
Wiper Operation
165
Windshield Washers
166
Heated Windshield Washer Nozzles
167
Mist Feature
167
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
168
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
168
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
170
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
171
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
172
To Activate
177
To Set A Desired Speed
177
To Deactivate
178
To Resume Speed
178
To Vary The Speed Setting
178
To Accelerate For Passing
179
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
183
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
184
To Activate/Deactivate
184
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
186
To Cancel
186
To Turn Off
187
To Resume
187
To Vary The Speed Setting
188
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
190
Overtake Aid
194
ACC Operation At Stop
194
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
195
Display Warnings And Maintenance
196
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
196
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
198
Service ACC/FCW Warning
199
Precautions While Driving With ACC
199
Towing A Trailer
199
Offset Driving
200
Turns And Bends
200
Using ACC On Hills
201
Lane Changing
202
Narrow Vehicles
203
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
203
General Information
204
Normal (Fixed Speed) Electronic Speed Control Mode
204
To Set A Desired Speed
205
To Vary The Speed Setting
205
To Cancel
207
To Resume Speed
207
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation Operation
208
Turning FCW ON Or OFF
210
Changing FCW And Active Braking Status
211
FCW Limited Warning
211
LaneSense Operation
212
Turning LaneSense ON Or OFF
213
LaneSense Warning Message
214
ParkSense® Sensors
220
ParkSense® Warning Display
221
ParkSense® Display
221
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense®
226
Service The ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System
227
Cleaning The ParkSense® System
227
ParkSense® System Usage Precautions
228
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
232
Courtesy Lights
233
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
235
Programming A Rolling Code
236
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Rolling Code)
238
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
238
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Non-Rolling Code)
239
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
239
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
240
Using HomeLink®
241
Security
241
Troubleshooting Tips
241
Opening Sunroof — Express
244
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
244
Closing Sunroof — Express
244
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
244
Pinch Protect Feature
245
Venting Sunroof — Express
245
Sunshade Operation
245
Wind Buffeting
245
Sunroof Maintenance
246
Ignition Off Operation
246
Front Seat Cupholders
251
Rear Seat Cupholders
252
Glove Compartment
253
Console Features
254
Door Storage
255
Rear Window Defroster
257
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
258
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
259
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
262
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE
263
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
264
Engine Oil Life Reset
277
Cruise Control
279
DID Yellow Telltales
279
DID Red Telltales
280
DID Selectable Menu Items
284
Speedometer
284
Vehicle Info
284
Performance Features
285
Driver Assist — If Equipped
290
Fuel Economy
291
Trip Info
292
Audio
292
Stored Messages
292
Screen Setup
292
Buttons On The Faceplate
295
Buttons On The Touchscreen
295
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect® 5.0 Settings
295
Display
296
Units
297
Voice
297
Clock & Date
298
Safety/Assistance
299
Lights
302
Doors & Locks
304
Auto Comfort Systems — If Equipped
306
Engine Off Options
306
Compass Settings — If Equipped
307
Audio
308
Phone/Bluetooth®
309
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
310
Restore Settings
310
Clear Personal Data
311
System Information
311
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect® 8.4 Settings
311
Display
312
Units
314
Voice
315
Clock
316
Safety & Driving Assistance
317
Lights
322
Doors & Locks
324
Auto Comfort Systems — If Equipped
327
Engine Off Options
327
Audio
328
Phone/Bluetooth®
330
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
330
Restore Settings
331
Clear Personal Data
331
System Information
332
Performance Pages — If Equipped
332
Home
333
Timers
334
Gauges 1
337
Gauges 2
338
G-Force
339
Engine
340
Performance Control — If Equipped
341
Launch Mode
342
Drive Mode Set-Up
343
Default Mode
344
Sport Mode
345
Uconnect® RADIOS — IF EQUIPPED
350
Radio Operation
353
Manual Climate Controls With Touchscreen — If Equipped
354
Climate Control Functions
360
A/C (Air Conditioning)
360
Recirculation Control
361
Dual Zone Automatic Climate Controls With Touchscreen — If Equipped
362
Climate Control Functions
367
A/C (Air Conditioning)
367
Recirculation
368
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
369
Automatic Operation
369
Manual Operation Override
369
Operating Tips
370
Summer Operation
370
Winter Operation
370
Vacation Storage
370
Window Fogging
371
Outside Air Intake
371
A/C Air Filter
371
Introducing Uconnect®
373
Get Started
374
Basic Voice Commands
375
Radio
376
Media
378
Phone
379
Voice Text Reply
381
Climate (8.4A/8.4AN)
382
Navigation (8.4A/8.4AN)
383
Uconnect® Access* (8.4A/8.4AN)
384
Register (8.4A/8.4AN)
385
Mobile App (8.4A/8.4AN)
386
Voice Texting (8.4A/8.4AN)
387
Yelp® (8.4A/8.4AN)
388
SiriusXM Travel Link™ (8.4A/8.4AN)
389
Additional Information
390
Automatic Transmission
395
Keyless Enter-N-Go™
396
Normal Starting
396
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
396
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
397
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions — With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
398
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or −29°C)
398
If Engine Fails To Start
398
Clearing A Flooded Engine (Using ENGINE START/STOP Button)
399
After Starting
400
Key Ignition Park Interlock
402
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
402
Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
403
Operation
410
SPORT MODE — WITHOUT PERFORMANCE CONTROL
413
Acceleration
414
Flowing/Rising Water
416
Shallow Standing Water
416
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
418
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY 5.7L ENGINE ONLY — IF EQUIPPED
419
PARKING BRAKE
420
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
423
Traction Control System (TCS)
425
Brake Assist System (BAS)
426
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
427
ESC Operating Modes
428
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
430
HSA Activation Criteria
430
Towing With HSA
431
HSA Off
432
Ready Alert Braking
432
Rain Brake Support
432
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
433
Tire Markings
434
Tire Sizing Chart
436
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
438
Tire Terminology And Definitions
439
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
441
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
441
Tire And Loading Information Placard
442
Tire Pressure
446
Safety
446
Fuel Economy
447
Tread Wear
447
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
447
Tire Inflation Pressures
448
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
449
Radial Ply Tires
449
Tire Types
450
All Season Tires — If Equipped
450
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
450
Snow Tires
451
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
452
Spare Tires — If Equipped
452
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
452
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
453
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
454
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
454
Tire Spinning
455
Tread Wear Indicators
455
Life Of Tire
456
Replacement Tires
456
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
458
Premium System
462
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
463
Service TPMS Warning
464
3.6L Engine — If Equipped
466
5.7L Engine — If Equipped
467
Reformulated Gasoline
468
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
468
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
469
MMT In Gasoline
469
Materials Added To Fuel
470
Fuel System Cautions
470
E-85 General Information
472
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
472
Fuel Requirements
473
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
474
Starting
474
Cruising Range
474
Replacement Parts
474
Vehicle Certification Label
479
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
480
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
480
Overloading
480
Common Towing Definitions
482
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
482
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
482
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
482
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
482
Tongue Weight (TW)
483
Frontal Area
483
Trailer Sway Control
483
Weight-Carrying Hitch
483
Weight-Distributing Hitch
484
Trailer Hitch Classification
484
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
486
Trailer And Tongue Weight
486
Towing Requirements
488
Towing Requirements — Tires
490
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
490
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
491
Towing Tips
493
Automatic Transmission
493
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
493
AutoStick
493
Two-Wheel Drive And All-Wheel Drive
494
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
495
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
497
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
500
Preparations For Jacking
502
Jacking And Changing A Tire
503
Tire Service Kit Storage
509
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
510
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
510
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
511
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
513
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
513
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
514
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
514
(D) Drive Vehicle:
516
(E) After Driving:
517
Preparations For Jump-Start
520
Jump-Starting Procedure
521
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
523
All Wheel Drive (AWD) Models
530
Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) Models
531
Without The Key Fob
531
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
533
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
535
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
536
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
537
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
537
REPLACEMENT PARTS
539
Engine Oil
540
Checking Oil Level — 3.6L Engine
540
Checking Oil Level — 5.7L Engine
541
Change Engine Oil
542
Engine Oil Selection
542
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
542
Engine Oil Viscosity — 3.6L Engine
543
Engine Oil Viscosity — 5.7L Engine
543
Synthetic Engine Oils
544
Materials Added To Engine Oil
544
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
544
Engine Oil Filter
544
Engine Oil Filter Selection
544
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
545
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
545
Maintenance-Free Battery
545
Air Conditioner Maintenance
547
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
548
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf — If Equipped
548
A/C Air Filter
548
Body Lubrication
550
Windshield Wiper Blades
551
Adding Washer Fluid
551
Exhaust System
552
Cooling System
554
Coolant Checks
555
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
555
Selection Of Coolant
556
Adding Coolant
557
Cooling System Pressure Cap
558
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
559
Coolant Level
559
Points To Remember
560
Brake System
561
Master Cylinder — Brake Fluid Level Check
561
Automatic Transmission
563
Selection Of Lubricant
563
Special Additives
564
Fluid Level Check
564
Fluid And Filter Changes
565
All Wheel Drive (AWD) — If Equipped
565
Fluid Changes
566
Rear Axle
566
Fluid Level Check
566
Change Axle Fluid
566
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
566
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
566
What Causes Corrosion?
567
Washing
567
Special Care
568
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
569
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
569
Interior Care
570
Cleaning Headlights
571
Glass Surfaces
571
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
572
Seat Belt Maintenance
572
Front Power Distribution Center (Fuses)
574
Rear Power Distribution Center (Fuses)
578
VEHICLE STORAGE
586
Front Low/High Beam Headlamp And Park/Turn Lamp — Models With Halogen Headlamps
589
Front Low/High Beam Headlamp And Park/Turn Lamp — Models With High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID)
590
HID Headlamps
590
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamp
590
Front Fog Lamp
590
Backup Lamps
590
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
591
License Lamp
591
Engine
593
Chassis
595
Maintenance Chart
600
Prepare For The Appointment
607
Prepare A List
607
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
608
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
608
In Mexico Contact
609
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
609
Service Contract
609
WARRANTY INFORMATION
610
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
611
In Canada
611
Treadwear
613
Traction Grades
613
Temperature Grades
614
INDEX
615

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  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

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