2015 Dodge Durango Owner's Manual

2015 Dodge Durango owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Durango
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
4.81 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
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN)
15
Key Fob
16
Replacement Keys
20
Customer Key Programming
20
To Arm The System
21
Rearming The System
22
To Disarm The System
22
Tamper Alert
23
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
25
1st Push Of Key Fob Unlocks
25
Flash Lamps With Lock
25
Headlight Illumination On Approach
26
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
26
Sound Horn With Lock
26
Using The Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
27
Transmitter Battery Replacement
27
How To Use Remote Start
29
Remote Start Abort Message On Driver Information Display (DID) — If Equipped
30
To Enter Remote Start Mode
31
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
31
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
32
Manual Door Locks
33
Power Door Locks
34
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
35
Automatic Unlock On Exit Feature — If Equipped
35
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
35
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
35
Power Windows
42
Auto-Down
43
Auto Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — Driver And Front Passenger Door Only
44
Resetting The Auto Up Feature
45
Window Lockout Button
46
Important Safety Precautions
51
Seat Belt Systems
52
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
53
Lap/Shoulder Belts
54
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
56
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
58
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
59
Seat Belt Extender
60
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
60
Seat Belt Pretensioner
61
Energy Management Feature
61
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) — If Equipped
61
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
63
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
64
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
64
Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)
66
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
68
Air Bag System Components
68
Advanced Front Air Bags
69
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
70
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
71
Knee Impact Bolsters
72
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
73
Supplemental Side Air Bags
73
If A Deployment Occurs
78
Enhanced Accident Response System
79
System Reset Procedure
80
Air Bag Warning Light
80
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
82
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
83
Child Restraints
84
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
85
Infants And Child Restraints
86
Older Children And Child Restraints
87
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
88
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
90
Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (LATCH) Restraint System
91
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
92
Locating LATCH Anchorages
95
Locating Tether Anchorages — 2nd Row
96
Locating Tether Anchorages — 3rd Row
96
Center Seat LATCH:
98
Center Arm Rest Tether
98
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
99
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
100
Installing Child Restraints Using the Vehicle Seat Belt
101
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
102
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
104
Installing Child Restraints Using the Top Tether Anchorage
105
Transporting Pets
109
Transporting Passengers
110
Exhaust Gas
111
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
112
Seat Belts
112
Air Bag Warning Light
112
Defroster
112
Floor Mat Safety Information
113
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
114
Tires
114
Lights
114
Door Latches
114
Fluid Leaks
114
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
122
Outside Mirrors
122
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
123
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
130
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
130
Power Mirrors
130
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
131
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse (Available With Memory Seat Only) — If Equipped
131
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
132
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
139
Modes Of Operation
141
Power Seats — If Equipped
143
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
144
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
144
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
144
Reclining The Seatback
144
Passenger's Power Seat — If Equipped
145
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
145
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
145
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
145
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
146
Manual Front Passenger Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
147
Manual Front Passenger Seatback Adjustment — Recline
148
Front Passenger Seat Fold-Flat Feature — If Equipped
148
Heated Seats — If Equipped
149
Front Heated Seats
150
Rear Heated Seats — If Equipped
151
Front Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
152
Head Restraints
153
Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
153
Head Restraints — Rear Seats
156
Power Folding Third Row Head Restraints
157
60/40 Split Rear Seat
158
Fold-Flat
158
Easy Access For Third Row
159
To Raise Rear Seat
161
Rear Captain Chairs — If Equipped
161
Fold-Flat
161
Easy Access For Third Row
162
To Raise Rear Seat
164
Programming The Memory Feature
167
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
168
Memory Position Recall
169
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
170
Headlight Switch
173
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
175
Headlights On Automatically With Wipers
175
Automatic High Beam — If Equipped
175
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
176
Headlight Delay
177
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
177
Fog Lights — If Equipped
177
Interior Lights
178
Lights-On Reminder
179
Battery Saver
179
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
180
Courtesy Lights
181
Ambient Light — If Equipped
181
Multifunction Lever
182
Turn Signals
182
Lane Change Assist
183
Flash-To-Pass
183
Windshield Wiper Operation
185
Intermittent Wiper System
185
Windshield Washer Operation
186
Mist
187
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
188
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
189
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
190
To Activate
194
To Set A Desired Speed
195
To Deactivate
195
To Resume Speed
195
To Vary The Speed Setting
195
To Accelerate For Passing
197
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
200
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
201
To Activate/Deactivate
202
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
203
To Cancel
204
To Turn Off
204
To Resume
205
To Vary The Speed Setting
205
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
208
Overtake Aid
212
ACC Operation At Stop
212
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
213
Display Warnings And Maintenance
214
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
214
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
216
Service ACC/FCW Warning
216
Precautions While Driving With ACC
217
Towing A Trailer
217
Offset Driving
217
Turns And Bends
218
Using ACC On Hills
218
Lane Changing
219
Narrow Vehicles
220
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
220
General Information
221
Normal (Fixed Speed) Electronic Speed Control Mode
221
To Set A Desired Speed
222
To Vary The Speed Setting
222
To Cancel
224
To Resume Speed
225
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation Operation
225
Turning FCW ON Or OFF
227
Changing FCW And Active Braking Status
228
FCW Limited Warning
229
ParkSense® Sensors
230
ParkSense® Warning Display
231
ParkSense® Display
231
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense®
236
Service The ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System
236
Cleaning The ParkSense® System
237
ParkSense® System Usage Precautions
237
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
242
Courtesy Lights
243
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
245
Programming A Rolling Code
246
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Rolling Code)
248
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
248
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Non-Rolling Code)
249
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
249
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
250
Using HomeLink®
251
Security
251
Troubleshooting Tips
251
Opening Sunroof — Express
254
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
254
Closing Sunroof — Express
254
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
254
Pinch Protect Feature
255
Venting Sunroof — Express
255
Sunshade Operation
255
Wind Buffeting
255
Sunroof Maintenance
256
Ignition OFF Operation
256
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
256
Front Seat Cupholders
263
Glove Compartment
265
Door Storage
266
Front Center Console
266
Rear Full Center Console — If Equipped
267
Rechargeable Flashlight
271
Cargo Storage
273
Retractable Cargo Area Cover — If Equipped
274
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
276
Deploying the Crossbars
279
Stowing The Crossbars
282
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
289
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
292
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
293
DID Displays
305
Engine Oil Life Reset
307
DID Messages
308
DID White Telltales
310
DID Amber Telltales
310
DID Red Telltales
311
DID Green Telltales
314
DID Selectable Menu Items
314
Speedometer
314
MPH To km/h
314
Vehicle Info
315
Driver Assist — If Equipped
316
Fuel Economy
316
Trip
316
Audio
317
Stored Messages
317
Screen Setup
317
Buttons On The Faceplate
320
Buttons On The Touchscreen
321
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect® 5.0 Personal Settings
321
Display
321
Voice
323
Clock & Date
324
Safety/Assistance
324
Lights
326
Doors & Locks
328
Auto Comfort Systems — If Equipped
330
Engine Off Options
331
Compass Settings — If Equipped
331
Audio
333
Phone/Bluetooth®
334
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
334
Restore Settings
335
Clear Personal Data
336
System Information
336
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect® 8.4 Personal Settings
336
Display
337
Voice
340
Clock
340
Safety & Driving Assistance
341
Lights
346
Doors & Locks
347
Auto-On Comfort — If Equipped
351
Engine Off Options
351
Audio
352
Phone/Bluetooth®
353
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
354
Restore Settings
355
Clear Personal Data
355
System Information
355
Connecting The iPod® Or External USB Device
356
Using This Feature
357
Getting Started
359
Dual Video Screen
361
Blu-ray™ Disc Player
362
Play A Blu-ray™ Disc
362
Play Video Games
364
Play A DVD/Blu-ray™ Disc Using The Touchscreen Radio
365
Using The Remote Control
366
Using The Touchscreen Radio Controls
366
Important Notes For Dual Video Screen System
367
Blu-ray™ Disc Player Remote Control — If Equipped
368
Controls And Indicators
368
Replacing The Remote Control Batteries
369
Headphones Operation
370
Controls
371
Replacing The Headphone Batteries
372
Unwired® Stereo Headphone Lifetime Limited Warranty
372
System Information
373
Disc Menu
373
Display Settings
374
Listening To Audio With The Screen Closed
375
Disc Formats
375
Radio Operation
380
CD Player
380
General Overview
384
Climate Control Functions
390
A/C (Air Conditioning)
390
Recirculation
391
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
392
Automatic Operation
392
Manual Operation Override
393
Rear Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
393
Controlling The Rear Climate Controls From The Front ATC Panel
395
Rear Lock
395
Rear Blower Control
396
Rear Temperature Control
397
Rear Mode Control
397
Operating Tips
398
Summer Operation
398
Winter Operation
398
Vacation Storage
398
Window Fogging
398
Outside Air Intake
399
A/C Air Filter
399
Introducing Uconnect®
401
Get Started
402
Basic Voice Commands
403
Radio
405
Media
406
Phone
408
Voice Text Reply
409
Climate (8.4A/8.4AN)
410
Navigation (8.4A/8.4AN)
411
Uconnect® Access* (8.4A/8.4AN)
412
Register (8.4A/8.4AN)
413
Mobile App (8.4A/8.4AN)
414
Voice Texting (8.4A/8.4AN)
415
Yelp® (8.4A/8.4AN)
416
SiriusXM Travel Link™ (8.4A/8.4AN)
417
Additional Information
418
Automatic Transmission
424
Using Fob With Integrated Key (Tip Start)
425
Keyless Enter-N-Go™
426
Normal Starting
426
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
426
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
426
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions — With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
427
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or −29°C)
428
If Engine Fails To Start
428
Clearing A Flooded Engine (Using ENGINE START/STOP Button)
429
After Starting
429
Key Ignition Park Interlock
432
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
432
Fuel Economy (ECO) Mode
432
Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
433
Gear Ranges
434
Transmission Limp Home Mode
439
Single-Speed Operating Instructions/Precautions — If Equipped
442
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (Three-Position Switch) — If Equipped
443
Transfer Case Position Indicator Messages
444
Shifting Procedure
447
AWD Auto To Low Range
447
NEUTRAL Shift Procedure
449
When To Use LOW Range — If Equipped
450
Driving Through Water
451
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
452
Hill Climbing
453
Traction Downhill
454
3.6L Engine
455
5.7L Engine
456
Power Steering Fluid Check
457
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY 5.7L ENGINE ONLY — IF EQUIPPED
458
PARKING BRAKE
458
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
462
Traction Control System (TCS)
463
Brake Assist System (BAS)
463
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
464
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
465
AUTO Range (All-Wheel Drive Models) Or Two-Wheel Drive Models
466
AWD Low Range (LOW)
468
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
468
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
469
HSA Activation Criteria
469
HSA
470
HSA Off
471
Ready Alert Braking
471
Rain Brake Support
472
Tire Markings
474
Tire Sizing Chart
475
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
477
Tire Terminology And Definitions
479
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
480
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
480
Tire And Loading Information Placard
481
Tire Pressure
485
Safety
485
Fuel Economy
486
Tread Wear
486
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
486
Tire Inflation Pressures
487
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
488
Radial Ply Tires
488
Tire Types
489
All Season Tires — If Equipped
489
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
489
Snow Tires
490
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
491
Spare Tires — If Equipped
491
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
491
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
492
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
493
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
493
Tire Spinning
494
Tread Wear Indicators
494
Life Of Tire
495
Replacement Tires
496
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
498
Premium System
504
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
505
Service Tpm System Warning
506
3.6L Engine — If Equipped
508
5.7L Engine — If Equipped
509
Reformulated Gasoline
509
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
510
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
510
MMT In Gasoline
511
Materials Added To Fuel
511
Fuel System Cautions
512
E-85 General Information
513
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
514
Fuel Requirements
514
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
515
Starting
515
Cruising Range
516
Replacement Parts
516
Certification Label
520
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
520
Payload
521
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
521
Tire Size
521
Rim Size
521
Inflation Pressure
521
Curb Weight
521
Common Towing Definitions
523
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
523
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
523
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
524
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
524
Tongue Weight (TW)
524
Frontal Area
524
Trailer Sway Control
524
Weight-Carrying Hitch
525
Weight-Distributing Hitch
525
Trailer Hitch Classification
526
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
527
Trailer Hitch Receiver Cover Removal — If Equipped
528
Trailer And Tongue Weight
530
Towing Requirements
531
Towing Requirements — Tires
533
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
534
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
535
Towing Tips
537
Automatic Transmission
537
AutoStick
537
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
537
Cooling System
538
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
539
Recreational Towing — Rear-Wheel Drive Models
540
Recreational Towing — All-Wheel Drive Models (Single-Speed Transfer Case)
541
Recreational Towing — All-Wheel Drive Models (Two-Speed Transfer Case)
541
Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
542
Shifting Out Of NEUTRAL (N)
545
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
549
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
550
Jack Location
554
Spare Tire Stowage
555
Spare Tire Removal
556
Preparations For Jacking
559
Jacking Instructions
560
Road Tire Installation
568
Preparations For Jump-Start
570
Jump-Starting Procedure
572
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
574
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS — IF EQUIPPED
575
Rear Wheel Drive Models
582
All-Wheel Drive Models
583
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
585
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
587
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
588
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
589
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
590
REPLACEMENT PARTS
591
Engine Oil
593
Checking Oil Level
593
Change Engine Oil
594
Engine Oil Selection
594
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
594
Engine Oil Viscosity — 3.6L Engine
595
Engine Oil Viscosity — 5.7L Engine
595
Materials Added To Engine Oil
596
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
596
Engine Oil Filter
596
Engine Oil Filter Selection
596
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
596
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
597
Maintenance-Free Battery
597
Air Conditioner Maintenance
598
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
599
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf — If Equipped
599
Air Conditioning Filter Replacement (A/C Air Filter)
600
Body Lubrication
603
Windshield Wiper Blades
604
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
604
Adding Washer Fluid
606
Exhaust System
607
Cooling System
609
Engine Coolant Checks
609
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
610
Selection Of Coolant
610
Adding Coolant
611
Cooling System Pressure Cap
613
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
613
Coolant Level
614
Points To Remember
614
Brake System
615
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
616
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
617
Front Axle Fluid Level Check
618
Rear Axle Fluid Level Check
618
Selection Of Lubricant
618
Transfer Case
618
Fluid Level Check
618
Adding Fluid
619
Drain
619
Selection Of Lubricant
619
Automatic Transmission
619
Selection Of Lubricant
619
Special Additives
620
Fluid Level Check
620
Fluid And Filter Changes
621
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
621
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
621
What Causes Corrosion?
622
Washing
622
Special Care
623
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
623
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
624
Interior Care
625
Cleaning Headlights
625
Glass Surfaces
626
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
626
Power Distribution Center
628
VEHICLE STORAGE
636
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (Bi-Xenon) — If Equipped
638
Bi-Halogen Headlamps — If Equipped
639
Front Turn Signal
640
Front Fog Lamps
640
Rear Tail, Stop And Turn Signal Lamps
641
Rear Liftgate Mounted Back-up Lamps
641
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
641
Rear License Lamp
641
Engine
644
Chassis
647
Maintenance Chart
652
Prepare For The Appointment
659
Prepare A List
659
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
660
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
660
In Mexico Contact
661
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
661
Service Contract
661
WARRANTY INFORMATION
662
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
663
In Canada
663
Treadwear
665
Traction Grades
665
Temperature Grades
666
INDEX
667

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