2015 Jeep Patriot Owner's Manual

2015 Jeep Patriot owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Patriot
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
3.28 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
21
Rearming The System
21
To Disarm The System
21
Vehicle Security Alarm Manual Override
22
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
22
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
23
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All First Press
23
Illuminated Approach — If Equipped
24
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
27
Transmitter Battery Replacement
27
General Information
28
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
28
How To Use Remote Start
29
Remote Start Abort Message On Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) — If Equipped
30
To Enter Remote Start
30
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
31
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
31
DOOR LOCKS
32
Manual Door Locks
32
Power Door Locks
33
Auto Lock Doors — If Equipped
34
Auto Lock Doors Programming
34
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
35
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit Programming
35
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
36
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
36
POWER WINDOWS — IF EQUIPPED
37
Power Window Switches
37
Auto-Down
39
Window Lockout Switch
40
LIFTGATE
41
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
42
Important Safety Precautions
42
Seat Belt Systems
44
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
44
Lap/Shoulder Belts
45
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
48
Second Row Center Seat Belt Operating Instructions
50
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
54
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
54
Seat Belt Extender
55
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
56
Seat Belt Pretensioner
56
Energy Management Feature
57
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) — If Equipped
57
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
58
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
59
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
59
Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)
61
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
63
Air Bag System Components
63
Advanced Front Air Bags
64
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
65
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
66
Knee Impact Bolsters
67
Supplemental Side Air Bags
68
If A Deployment Occurs
73
Enhanced Accident Response System
74
System Reset Procedure
75
Air Bag Warning Light
75
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
77
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
78
Child Restraints
79
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
81
Infants And Child Restraints
82
Older Children And Child Restraints
83
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
84
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
86
Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (LATCH) Restraint System
87
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
88
Locating LATCH Anchorages
91
Locating Tether Anchorages
92
Center Seat LATCH
92
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
93
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
94
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
95
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
96
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
98
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
99
Transporting Pets
101
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
101
SAFETY TIPS
102
Transporting Passengers
102
Exhaust Gas
103
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
104
Seat Belts
104
Air Bag Warning Light
104
Defroster
104
Floor Mat Safety Information
104
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
106
Tires
106
Lights
106
Door Latches
106
Fluid Leaks
106
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
107
MIRRORS
111
Inside Day/Night Mirror
111
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
112
Outside Mirror — Driver Side
113
Outside Mirror — Passenger Side
113
Folding Outside Mirrors
113
Power Mirrors
114
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
114
Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
115
Sun Visor “Slide-On-Rod” Feature — If Equipped
115
Uconnect® PHONE — IF EQUIPPED
115
Operation
117
Voice Command Tree
118
Help Command
118
Cancel Command
118
Pair (Link) Uconnect® Phone To A Mobile Phone
119
Dial By Saying A Number
120
Call By Saying A Name
120
Add Names To Your Uconnect® Phonebook
121
Phonebook Download — Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone
122
Edit Uconnect® Phonebook Entries
123
Delete Uconnect® Phonebook Entry
124
Delete/Erase “All” Uconnect® Phonebook Entries
124
List All Names In The Uconnect® Phonebook
125
Phone Call Features
125
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
126
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
126
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
126
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
127
Toggling Between Calls
127
Conference Call
127
Three-Way Calling
127
Call Termination
128
Redial
128
Call Continuation
128
Uconnect® Phone Features
129
Language Selection
129
Emergency Assistance
129
Roadside Assistance/Towing Assistance
131
Paging
131
Voice Mail Calling
131
Working With Automated Systems
131
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
132
Turning Confirmation Prompts ON/OFF
133
Phone And Network Status Indicators
133
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
133
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
134
Advanced Phone Connectivity
134
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
134
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect® Phone And Mobile Phone
134
List Paired Mobile Phone Names
135
Select Another Mobile Phone
135
Delete Uconnect® Phone Paired Mobile Phones
136
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect® Phone
136
Uconnect® Phone Tutorial
136
Voice Training
136
Reset
137
Voice Command
137
Far End Audio Performance
138
Recent Calls
139
Voice Text Reply
139
Bluetooth® Communication Link
141
Power-Up
141
General Information
147
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
147
Voice Command System Operation
147
Commands
149
Changing The Volume
149
Main Menu
149
Radio AM
150
Radio FM
150
Satellite Radio
150
Disc Mode
151
USB Mode
151
Bluetooth® Streaming (BT) Mode
151
Memo Mode
151
Setup
152
Voice Training
153
SEATS
153
Power Seats — If Equipped
154
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
155
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
155
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
155
Heated Seats — If Equipped
156
Manual Front Seat Adjustment
157
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
158
Manual Lumbar — If Equipped
159
Driver's Seatback Recline
159
Head Restraints
160
Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
160
Rear Head Restraints
164
Folding Rear Seat
164
Reclining Rear Seat — If Equipped
166
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
166
LIGHTS
169
Multifunction Lever
169
Headlights And Parking Lights
170
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
170
Lights-On Reminder
170
Fog Lights — If Equipped
170
Turn Signals
171
Lane Change Assist
172
High/Low Beam Switch
172
Flash-To-Pass
172
Instrument Panel Dimming
172
Map/Reading Lights
173
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
174
Windshield Wiper Operation
176
Intermittent Wiper System
176
Windshield Washers
177
Mist Feature
177
TILT STEERING COLUMN
178
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
179
To Activate
180
To Set A Desired Speed
181
To Deactivate
181
To Resume Speed
181
To Vary The Speed Setting
182
To Accelerate For Passing
183
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
183
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
184
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
185
Programming A Rolling Code
186
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Rolling Code)
188
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
188
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Non-Rolling Code)
189
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
189
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
190
Using HomeLink®
191
Security
191
Troubleshooting Tips
191
General Information
192
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
193
Opening Sunroof — Express
194
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
194
Closing Sunroof — Express
194
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
195
Pinch Protect Feature
195
Venting Sunroof — Express
195
Sunshade Operation
195
Wind Buffeting
195
Sunroof Maintenance
196
Ignition Off Operation
196
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
196
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
199
CUPHOLDERS
201
STORAGE
202
Glove Compartment And Storage Bin
202
Door Storage
203
CONSOLE FEATURES
204
CARGO AREA FEATURES
205
Cargo Light
205
Cargo Cover
205
Removable Load Floor
207
Cargo Tie-Down Loops
208
Fold Down Speakers — If Equipped
209
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
210
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
210
Rear Window Defroster
211
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
212
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
215
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
218
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
219
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
220
MINI-TRIP COMPUTER — IF EQUIPPED
234
Control Buttons
235
STEP Button
235
RESET Button
235
Trip Odometer (ODO)
235
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) — IF EQUIPPED
236
Engine Oil Change Indicator System — If Equipped
239
Oil Change Required
239
EVIC Functions
240
To Reset The Display
240
Compass/Temperature/Audio
241
Average Fuel Economy
241
Distance To Empty (DTE)
241
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM)
242
Elapsed Time
242
Display Units Of Measure In
242
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
242
Language
243
Auto Lock Doors
243
Auto Unlock On Exit
243
RKE Unlock
243
Flash Lamps With Lock
244
Sound Horn With Lock
244
Headlamp Off Delay
244
Key Off Power Delay
244
Illuminated Approach
245
Hill Start Assist (HSA) — If Equipped
245
Display Units In
245
Automatic Compass Calibration
245
Manual Compass Calibration
246
Compass Variance
246
Uconnect® 230 – AM/FM STEREO RADIO AND 6–DISC CD/DVD CHANGER (MP3/WMA AUX JACK)
248
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
248
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
248
Electronic Volume Control
248
SEEK Buttons
249
SCAN Button
249
Voice Command Button Uconnect® Phone — If Equipped
249
Phone Button Uconnect® Phone — If Equipped
249
TIME Button
250
Clock Setting Procedure
250
INFO Button
250
RW/FF
250
TUNE Control
250
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
251
MUSIC TYPE Button
251
SETUP Button
253
AM and FM Buttons
256
SET Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
256
Buttons 1 - 6
256
DISC Button
257
Operation Instructions — DISC Mode For CD And MP3/WMA Audio Play, DVD – Video
257
LOAD Button — Loading Compact Disc(s)
257
Eject Button — Ejecting Compact Disc(s)
258
SEEK Button (CD MODE)
258
SCAN Button (CD MODE)
258
TIME Button (CD MODE)
258
RW/FF (CD MODE)
259
AM Or FM Button (CD MODE)
259
Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files
259
Supported Media (Disc Types)
259
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
259
Supported MP3/WMA File Formats
260
Playback Of MP3/WMA Files
261
LIST Button — DISC Mode For MP3/WMA Play
262
INFO Button — DISC Mode For MP3/WMA Play
262
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
262
SEEK Button (Auxiliary Mode)
262
SCAN Button (Auxiliary Mode)
263
EJECT Button (Auxiliary Mode)
263
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
263
RW/FF (Auxiliary Mode)
263
SET Button (Auxiliary Mode)
263
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
263
Operating Instructions (Uconnect® Phone) — If Equipped
263
Dolby®
263
Macrovision
263
DTS™
264
Uconnect® (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
264
System Activation
264
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
264
ESN/SID Access
265
Selecting Uconnect® (Satellite) Mode
265
Satellite Antenna
265
Reception Quality
265
Operating Instructions — Uconnect® (Satellite) Mode
266
SEEK Buttons
266
SCAN Button
266
INFO Button
266
RW/FF
266
TUNE Control (Rotary)
266
MUSIC TYPE Button
267
SETUP Button
267
SET Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
267
Buttons 1 - 6
268
Uconnect® 730N/430/430N CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
268
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
268
Operating Instructions (Uconnect® Phone) — If Equipped
268
Uconnect® 130
269
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
269
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
269
Electronic Volume Control
269
SEEK Buttons
269
TIME Button
270
Clock Setting Procedure
270
RW/FF
270
TUNE Control
270
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
270
AM/FM Button
271
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
271
Buttons 1 - 6
272
DISC Button
272
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
272
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
272
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
273
SEEK Button
274
TIME Button
274
RW/FF
274
AM/FM Button
274
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
274
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
274
Supported Media (Disc Types)
275
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
275
Supported MP3 File Formats
276
Playback Of MP3 Files
277
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
277
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
278
Uconnect® 130 WITH SATELLITE RADIO
278
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
278
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
278
Electronic Volume Control
278
SEEK Buttons
279
Voice Command System (Radio) — If Equipped
279
Voice Command Button Uconnect® Phone — If Equipped
279
Phone Button Uconnect® Phone — If Equipped
279
TIME Button
279
Clock Setting Procedure
280
INFO Button
280
RW/FF
280
TUNE Control
280
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
281
MUSIC TYPE Button
281
SETUP Button
283
AM/FM Button
283
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
283
Buttons 1 - 6
284
DISC/AUX Button
284
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
284
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
284
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
285
SEEK Button
286
TIME Button
286
RW/FF
286
AM/FM Button
286
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
286
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
286
Supported Media (Disc Types)
287
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
287
Supported MP3 File Formats
288
Playback Of MP3 Files
289
LIST Button — CD Mode For MP3 Play
289
INFO Button — CD Mode For MP3 Play
289
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
290
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
290
Uconnect® (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
290
System Activation
291
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
291
ESN/SID Access
291
Selecting Uconnect® (Satellite) Mode
292
Satellite Antenna
292
Reception Quality
292
Operating Instructions — Uconnect® (Satellite) Mode
292
SEEK Buttons
292
SCAN Button
293
INFO Button
293
RW/FF
293
TUNE Control (Rotary)
293
MUSIC TYPE Button
293
SETUP Button
294
SET Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
294
Buttons 1 - 6
294
Operating Instructions (Uconnect® Phone) — If Equipped
294
iPod®/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
295
Connecting The iPod® Or External USB Device
295
Using This Feature
296
Controlling The iPod® Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
296
Play Mode
296
List Or Browse Mode
298
Bluetooth® Streaming Audio (BTSA)
300
Controlling BTSA Using Radio Buttons
300
Play Mode
300
Selecting A Different Audio Device
301
Next Track
301
Previous Track
301
Browse
301
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
301
Radio Operation
302
CD Player
303
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
303
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
304
CLIMATE CONTROLS
304
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning
305
Blower Control
305
Temperature Control
305
Air Conditioning Control
306
Mode Control (Air Direction)
307
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
309
Automatic Operation
309
Blower Control
311
Manual Operation Override
311
Operating Tips
315
Summer Operation
315
Winter Operation
315
Vacation Storage
315
Window Fogging
316
Side Window Demisters
316
Outside Air Intake
316
A/C Air Filter — If Equipped
316
Control Setting Suggestions For Various Weather Conditions
317
STARTING AND OPERATING
319
STARTING PROCEDURES
323
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
323
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
324
Tip Start
324
Normal Starting
324
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or −29°C)
325
If Engine Fails To Start
325
After Starting
325
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
326
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
326
Five-Speed Manual Transmission
326
Recommended Shift Speeds
328
Downshifting
329
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
329
Key Ignition Park Interlock
331
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
331
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
332
Gear Ranges
332
Transmission Limp Home Mode
337
Overdrive Operation
338
Torque Converter Clutch
338
Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT) — If Equipped
339
Gear Ranges
340
AUTOSTICK
344
Autostick (Six-Speed Automatic Transmission)
344
Operation
344
Autostick (CVT)
346
Operation
346
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
348
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
348
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
349
When To Use Low (L Off-Road) With The 4WD Lock Lever Engaged
350
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
350
Snow
350
Mud
351
Sand
351
Hill Climbing
352
Before Climbing A Steep Hill
352
Driving Up Hill
353
Driving Down Hill
353
Driving Across An Incline
354
If You Stall Or Begin To Lose Headway
354
Driving Through Water
355
Before You Cross Any Type Of Water
356
Crossing Puddles, Pools, Flooded Areas Or Other Standing Water
356
After Driving Off-Road
356
POWER STEERING
358
Power Steering Fluid Check
358
PARKING BRAKE
359
BRAKE SYSTEM
362
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
363
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
363
Traction Control System (TCS)
365
Brake Assist System (BAS)
366
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
367
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped
368
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
369
HSA Activation Criteria
369
Disabling/Enabling HSA
370
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
371
ESC Operating Modes
372
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
375
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
376
Tire Markings
376
Tire Sizing Chart
378
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
380
Tire Terminology And Definitions
382
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
383
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
383
Tire And Loading Information Placard
384
Loading
384
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
388
Tire Pressure
388
Safety
388
Fuel Economy
389
Tread Wear
389
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
389
Tire Inflation Pressures
389
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
391
Radial Ply Tires
391
Tire Types
392
All Season Tires — If Equipped
392
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
392
Snow Tires
393
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
394
Spare Tires — If Equipped
394
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
394
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
395
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
396
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
396
Tire Spinning
397
Tread Wear Indicators
397
Life Of Tire
398
Replacement Tires
399
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
400
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
401
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
402
Base System
404
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
405
Check TPMS Warnings
405
Premium System — If Equipped
407
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
407
Service TPMS Message
408
General Information
411
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
411
2.0L And 2.4L Engine
411
Reformulated Gasoline
412
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
412
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
413
MMT In Gasoline
413
Materials Added To Fuel
413
Fuel System Cautions
414
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
415
ADDING FUEL
415
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
415
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
417
VEHICLE LOADING
418
Vehicle Certification Label
418
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
418
Tire Size
418
Rim Size
418
Inflation Pressure
419
Curb Weight
419
Overloading
419
Loading
419
TRAILER TOWING
420
Common Towing Definitions
420
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
420
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
420
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
421
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
421
Tongue Weight (TW)
421
Frontal Area
422
Trailer Sway Control
422
Weight-Carrying Hitch
422
Weight-Distributing Hitch
423
Trailer Hitch Classification
424
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
425
Trailer And Tongue Weight
426
Towing Requirements
427
Towing Requirements — Tires
429
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
430
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
431
Towing Tips
432
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
432
Automatic Transmission
432
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
434
Cooling System
434
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
435
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
435
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
437
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
439
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
439
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
440
Torque Specifications
440
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
442
Jack Location
443
Spare Tire Stowage
443
Spare Tire Removal
443
Preparations For Jacking
443
Jacking Instructions
444
Road Tire Installation
451
Vehicles Equipped With Wheel Covers
451
Vehicles Without Wheel Covers
452
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
453
Tire Service Kit Storage
453
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
454
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
454
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
455
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
457
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
457
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
458
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
458
(D) Drive Vehicle:
461
(E) After Driving:
461
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
462
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
463
Preparations For Jump-Start
464
Jump-Starting Procedure
466
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
468
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
470
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
472
With Ignition Key
474
Automatic Transmission
474
Manual Transmission
475
All Transmissions
476
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
477
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.0L
479
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
480
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
481
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
481
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
482
REPLACEMENT PARTS
483
DEALER SERVICE
484
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
484
Engine Oil
485
Checking Oil Level
485
Change Engine Oil
486
Engine Oil Selection
486
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
486
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade)
487
Synthetic Engine Oils
487
Materials Added To Engine Oil
487
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
487
Engine Oil Filter
488
Engine Oil Filter Selection
488
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
488
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
488
Maintenance-Free Battery
489
Air Conditioner Maintenance
490
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
491
A/C Air Filter
491
Body Lubrication
492
Windshield Wiper Blades
493
Adding Washer Fluid
493
Exhaust System
494
Cooling System
497
Coolant Checks
497
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
498
Selection Of Coolant
498
Adding Coolant
499
Cooling System Pressure Cap
500
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
501
Coolant Level
501
Points To Remember
502
Brake System
503
Brake Master Cylinder
503
Automatic Transmission (Six-Speed) — If Equipped
506
Selection Of Lubricant (Six-Speed Transmission)
506
Special Additives
506
Fluid Level Check
507
Fluid And Filter Changes
507
Automatic Transmission (CVT) — If Equipped
508
Selection Of Lubricant (CVT)
508
Special Additives
508
Fluid Level Check
509
Fluid And Filter Changes
509
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
510
Lubricant Selection
510
Fluid Level Check
510
Frequency Of Fluid Change
510
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA) — AWD/4WD Models Only
510
Lubricant Selection
510
Fluid Level Check
510
Frequency Of Fluid Change
511
Power Transfer Unit (PTU) — AWD/4WD Models Only
511
Lubricant Selection
511
Fluid Level Check
511
Frequency Of Fluid Change
511
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
511
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
511
What Causes Corrosion?
512
Washing
512
Special Care
513
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
514
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
514
Interior Care
515
Cleaning Headlights
516
Glass Surfaces
516
Instrument Panel Cover
516
Instrument Panel Bezels
517
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
517
Seat Belt Maintenance
517
FUSES
518
Integrated Power Module (IPM)
519
VEHICLE STORAGE
524
REPLACEMENT BULBS
524
BULB REPLACEMENT
526
Headlamps
526
Fog Lamps
526
Rear Tail, Turn Signal And Backup Lamps
527
License Lamps
527
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp
527
FLUID CAPACITIES
528
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
529
Engine
529
Chassis
531
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
533
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
534
Maintenance Chart
536
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
541
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
543
Prepare For The Appointment
543
Prepare A List
543
Be Reasonable With Requests
543
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
543
FCA US LLC Customer Center
544
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
544
In Mexico Contact
545
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
545
Service Contract
545
WARRANTY INFORMATION
546
MOPAR® PARTS
547
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
547
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
547
In Canada
547
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
548
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
549
Treadwear
549
Traction Grades
549
Temperature Grades
550
INDEX
551

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