2015 Jeep Renegade Owner's Manual

2015 Jeep Renegade owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Renegade
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
7.55 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
7
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
ROLLOVER WARNING
9
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
11
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
12
Prepare For The Appointment
12
Prepare A List
12
Be Reasonable With Requests
12
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
12
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
13
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
13
In Mexico Contact
14
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
14
Service Contract
14
WARRANTY INFORMATION
15
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
16
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
16
In Canada
16
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
16
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
18
Treadwear
18
Traction Grades
18
Temperature Grades
19
GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
21
FRONT VIEW
22
Front View (Trailhawk)
23
REAR VIEW
24
Rear View (Trailhawk)
25
INSTRUMENT PANEL
26
INTERIOR
27
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
29
KEYS
33
Key Fob With Remote Control
33
General Information
36
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
36
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
37
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob With Remote Control
38
Programming Additional Transmitters
42
Request For Additional Key Fobs
42
IGNITION SWITCH
43
Operation
43
Models With Integrated Vehicle Key
43
Models With Keyless Enter-N-Go™
45
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
47
Remote Start Cancel Message — If Equipped
48
How To Use Remote Start
48
To Enter Remote Start Mode
49
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
50
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
50
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
50
Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer Activation — If Equipped
51
SENTRY KEY®
51
General Information
52
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
52
To Arm The System
53
To Disarm The System
54
Disabling
55
DOORS
55
Manual Door Locks
55
Power Door Locks
57
Keyless Enter-N-Go™
58
Child Locks
66
SEATS
67
Manual Front Seats
68
Power Seats — If Equipped
70
Heated Seats — If Equipped
71
Rear Seats
73
HEAD RESTRAINTS
79
Front Head Restraints
79
Rear Head Restraints
80
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
81
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
82
REAR-VIEW MIRRORS
83
Inside Day/Night Mirror
83
Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
84
Outside Mirrors
85
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
87
BLIND SPOT MONITORING (BSM) — IF EQUIPPED
87
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
93
Mode Of Operation
95
Blind Spot Monitoring Fault Warnings
96
General Information
97
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
97
Headlights
97
Automatic Lighting — If Equipped
98
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
99
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
99
Parking Lights
100
Headlight Time Delay
100
High Beam Headlights
100
Turn Signals
101
INTERIOR LIGHTS
102
Front Courtesy Light
102
Dome Light Timing
103
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
104
Rear Dome Light — If Equipped
105
Vehicles With Retractable Roof
105
Cargo Area Lights
106
Instrument Panel Dimmer And Ambient Light Control
107
WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
108
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
109
Windshield Wiper De-Icer — If Equipped
111
WINDOWS
112
Power Windows
112
113
Wind Buffeting
115
CLIMATE CONTROLS
115
Air Outlet And Diffuser Locations — Passenger Compartment
115
Manual Climate Controls — If Equipped
117
Rear Window Defrosting
119
Air Recirculation
120
System Maintenance
120
Dual Zone Automatic Climate Controls — If Equipped
121
Description
124
Turning On The Climate Control System
126
Adjusting The Air Temperature
127
Air Distribution Selection
127
Adjusting The Fan Speed
129
AUTO Button
129
SYNC Button
130
Air Recirculation
130
Climate Control System Compressor
131
MAX A/C
132
Rapid Window Demisting (MAX-Defrost function)
132
Rear Window Defrosting
133
Turning Off The Climate Control System
134
System Maintenance
134
RETRACTABLE ROOF (My Sky)
135
Retractable Roof — IF Equipped
135
Power My Sky — If Equipped
136
Removing And Installing Panels
138
Bag For Housing Panels — If Equipped
144
Emergency Open/Close
147
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
148
LIFTGATE
151
Opening
151
Closing
154
Liftgate Initialization
155
Cargo Area Features
155
Rechargeable Flashlight — If Equipped
162
Cargo Box — If Equipped
162
INTERNAL EQUIPMENT
163
Glove Compartment
163
Sun Visors “Slide-On-Rod”
164
Front Power Outlet
166
Power Inverter — If Equipped
167
Cigar Lighter — Optional
168
Ashtray — Optional
170
Front Armrest
171
Cupholders
172
Handle Grip
173
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
174
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
177
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
179
Instrument Cluster With Multi-Functional Display (EVIC)
179
Instrument Cluster With Reconfigurable Multi-Functional Display (DID)
180
Speedometer (EVIC)
181
Speedometer (DID)
182
Odometer
183
Tachometer
183
Fuel Gauge
183
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
184
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
185
Telltales On The EVIC/DID Instrument Cluster
186
Symbols Displayed In The EVIC/DID
195
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) / DRIVER INFORMATION DISPLAY (DID)
203
EVIC/DID Description
203
Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display (EVIC) — (If Equipped)
203
Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display (DID) — (If Equipped)
205
EVIC/DID Control Buttons
208
EVIC/DID Main Menu
209
TRIP COMPUTER
220
Quantities Displayed
221
OK Button
221
SAFETY
223
BRAKE SYSTEM
225
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
226
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
227
Traction Control System (TCS)
229
Brake Assist System (BAS)
229
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
230
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
231
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped
233
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
235
ESC Operation Modes
237
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
240
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
241
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
242
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
242
Selec Speed Control (SSC) — If Equipped
243
FORWARD COLLISION WARNING (FCW) WITH MITIGATION — IF EQUIPPED
246
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation Operation
246
Turning FCW ON Or OFF
249
Changing FCW And Active Braking Status
250
FCW Limited Warning
250
Service FCW Warning
251
Precautions While Driving With FCW
251
General Information
254
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
254
Important Safety Precautions
254
Seat Belt Systems
256
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
256
Lap/Shoulder Belts
258
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
261
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
263
Second Row Center Belt Operating Instructions
264
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
266
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
268
Seat Belt Pretensioner
268
Energy Management Feature
269
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) — If Equipped
269
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
271
Air Bag System Components
271
Advanced Front Air Bags
272
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
274
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
275
Knee Impact Bolsters
276
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
276
Supplemental Side Air Bags
276
If A Deployment Occurs
281
Enhanced Accident Response System
283
System Reset Procedure
283
Air Bag Warning Light
285
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
286
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
287
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
287
Child Restraints
289
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
291
Infants And Child Restraints
292
Older Children And Child Restraints
293
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
295
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
296
Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (LATCH) Restraint System
297
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
298
Locating LATCH Anchorages
301
Locating Tether Anchorages
302
Center Seat LATCH:
303
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
303
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
304
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
305
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
306
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
308
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
309
Transporting Pets
311
SAFETY TIPS
311
Transporting Passengers
311
Exhaust Gas
312
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
313
Seat Belts
313
Air Bag Warning Light
313
Defroster
313
Floor Mat Safety Information
313
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
315
Tires
315
Lights
315
Door Latches
315
Fluid Leaks
315
STARTING AND OPERATING
317
STARTING THE ENGINE
321
Tip Start Feature
322
Failure Of The Engine To Start
322
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F or −29°C)
323
Extended Park Starting
324
Warming Up The Engine
324
Shutting The Engine Off
325
Turbocharger “Cool Down” — If Equipped
325
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
326
ELECTRIC PARK BRAKE (EPB)
327
Auto Park Brake
331
Safehold
331
Brake Service Mode
332
MANUAL TRANSMISSION
334
Shifting
335
Recommended Vehicle Shift Speeds
335
Downshifting
336
Maximum Recommended Downshift Speeds
337
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
338
Shift Lever
341
Gear Ranges
342
Transmission Limp Home Mode
349
Key Ignition Park Interlock
349
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
350
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
350
To Activate
351
To Set A Desired Speed
352
To Deactivate
352
To Resume Speed
352
To Vary The Speed Setting
353
To Accelerate For Passing
354
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
354
FOUR WHEEL DRIVE — JEEP ACTIVE DRIVE (4WD) AND JEEP ACTIVE DRIVE LOW (4WD LOW)
355
Four Wheel Drive (4X4)
356
SELEC-TERRAIN™
359
Mode Selection Guide
359
LANESENSE — IF EQUIPPED
361
LaneSense Operation
361
Turning LaneSense ON Or OFF
362
LaneSense Warning Message
362
Changing LaneSense Status
370
PARKSENSE® REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
371
ParkSense® Sensors
371
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense®
373
Service The ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System
374
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
375
PARKVIEW® REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
377
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
380
Base System
383
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
383
Service TPMS Warning
384
Premium System — If Equipped
386
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
386
SERVICE TPMS Warning
387
General Information
390
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
390
1.4L Turbo Engine
390
2.4L Engine
391
Reformulated Gasoline
391
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
392
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
392
MMT In Gasoline
393
Materials Added To Fuel
393
Fuel System Cautions
394
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
395
FLEXIBLE FUEL (2.4L ENGINE ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
395
E-85 General Information
395
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
396
Fuel Requirements
396
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
397
Starting
397
Cruising Range
398
Replacement Parts
398
Maintenance
398
ADDING FUEL
398
VEHICLE LOADING
402
Certification Label
402
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
402
Payload
402
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
402
Tire Size
403
Rim Size
403
Inflation Pressure
403
Curb Weight
403
Loading
403
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
404
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
405
When To Use 4WD LOW Range
405
Driving Through Water
405
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
406
Hill Climbing
406
Traction Downhill
407
After Driving Off-Road
408
POWER STEERING
409
TRAILER TOWING
410
Common Towing Definitions
411
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
411
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
411
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
411
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
411
Tongue Weight (TW)
412
Frontal Area
412
Trailer Sway Control — Mechanical
412
Weight-Carrying Hitch
412
Weight-Distributing Hitch
413
Trailer Hitch Classification
414
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
415
Trailer And Tongue Weight
415
Towing Requirements
417
Towing Requirements — Tires
418
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
419
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
420
Towing Tips
422
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
422
AutoStick
422
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
423
Cooling System
423
RECREATIONAL TOWING
424
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
424
Recreational Towing
425
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
427
HAZARD WARNING
429
ASSIST AND 9–1–1 — IF EQUIPPED
429
BULB REPLACEMENT
435
General Information
435
Replacement Bulbs
435
Replacement Of An External Lamp
437
Replacement Of A Internal Lamp
455
FUSES
462
General Information
462
Access To The Fuses
464
Engine Compartment Fuses/Distribution Unit
464
Body Computer Fuse Center
470
Rear Cargo Fuse/Relay Distribution Unit
474
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
476
Torque Specifications
476
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
478
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
479
Preparations For Jacking
480
Jacking Instructions
481
Road Tire Installation
488
TIRE SERVICE KIT STORAGE
489
Tire Service Kit
490
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
494
Preparations For Jump-Start
494
Jump-Starting Procedure
496
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM
498
SUPPLY OF EMERGENCY
499
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
500
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
501
IGNITION KEY REMOVAL OVERRIDE
503
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
505
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
507
Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
508
Four-Wheel Drive (4WD)
509
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS — IF EQUIPPED
509
MAINTAINING AND CARING FOR YOUR VEHICLE
513
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
515
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
515
REPLACEMENT PARTS
517
DEALER SERVICE
517
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
518
Maintenance Chart
520
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO ENGINE
529
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L ENGINE
530
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
531
Engine Oil
531
Checking Oil Level
531
Change Engine Oil
532
Engine Oil Selection — 1.4L Turbo Engine
533
Engine Oil Selection — 2.4L Engine
533
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 1.4L Turbo Engine
533
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 2.4L Engine
533
Materials Added To Engine Oil
534
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
534
Engine Oil Filter
534
Engine Oil Filter Selection
534
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
534
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
535
Maintenance-Free Battery
535
Air Conditioner Maintenance
536
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf
537
A/C Air Filter
537
Body Lubrication
538
Wiper Blades
538
Service Position Strategy
539
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
540
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
541
Adding Washer Fluid
541
Exhaust System
541
Cooling System
544
Coolant Checks
544
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
544
Selection Of Coolant
545
Adding Coolant
546
Cooling System Pressure Cap
547
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
548
Coolant Level
548
Points To Remember
549
Brake System
550
Brake Master Cylinder
550
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
552
Lubricant Selection
552
Fluid Level Check
552
Frequency Of Fluid Change
552
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
553
Selection Of Lubricant
553
Special Additives
553
Fluid Level Check
554
Fluid And Filter Changes
554
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
555
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
555
What Causes Corrosion?
555
Washing
555
Special Care
556
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
557
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
558
Interior Care
558
Cleaning Headlights
559
Glass Surfaces
560
Instrument Panel Cover
560
Instrument Panel Bezels
560
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
560
Seat Belt Maintenance
561
LIFTING A VEHICLE
561
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
563
Tire Markings
563
Tire Sizing Chart
564
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
567
Tire Terminology And Definitions
568
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
570
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
570
Tire And Loading Information Placard
571
Loading
571
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
575
Tire Pressure
575
Safety
575
Fuel Economy
576
Tread Wear
576
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
576
Tire Inflation Pressures
577
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
578
Radial Ply Tires
578
Tire Types
579
All Season Tires — If Equipped
579
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
579
Snow Tires
580
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
581
Spare Tires — If Equipped
581
Tire Spinning
581
Tread Wear Indicators
582
Life Of Tire
583
Replacement Tires
583
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
585
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
587
VEHICLE STORAGE
589
TECHNICAL DATA
591
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
592
Chassis Number
592
FLUID CAPACITIES
594
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
595
Engine
595
Chassis
596
MULTIMEDIA
597
Uconnect® SETTINGS
599
Buttons On The Faceplate
600
Buttons On The Touchscreen
601
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect® 5.0 Settings
601
Display
601
Units
602
Voice
603
Clock & Date
604
Safety/Assistance
605
Lights
609
Doors & Locks
611
Engine Off Options
613
Compass Settings — If Equipped
614
Audio
615
Phone/Bluetooth®
617
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
617
Restore Settings
618
Clear Personal Data
618
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect® 6.5A/6.5AN Settings
619
Display
619
Units
621
Voice
621
Clock
622
Safety & Driving Assistance
623
Lights
627
Doors & Locks
630
Engine Off Options
632
Audio
633
Phone/Bluetooth®
634
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
635
Restore Settings Defaults
636
Clear Personal Data
636
Uconnect® RADIOS
636
iPod®/USB/MEDIA PLAYER CONTROL
637
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
638
Radio Operation
639
Media Mode
639
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
639
Regulatory And Safety Information
640
Uconnect® VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
642
Introducing Uconnect®
642
Get Started
643
Basic Voice Commands
645
Radio
646
Media
648
Phone
649
Voice Text Reply
651
Navigation (6.5A/6.5AN)
652
Uconnect® Access* (6.5A/6.5AN)
652
Register (6.5A/6.5AN)
653
Mobile App (6.5A/6.5AN)
654
Voice Texting (6.5A/6.5AN)
655
Yelp® (6.5A/6.5AN)
656
SiriusXM Travel Link™ (6.5A/6.5AN)
657
Additional Information
658
INDEX
659

FAQ about the 2015 Jeep Renegade Manual

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The Jeep Renegade owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Jeep to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Jeep Renegade. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Jeep Renegade 2015 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Jeep Renegade owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Jeep Renegade, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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