2016 Chrysler 300 Owner's Manual

2016 Chrysler 300 owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Chrysler
Model:
300
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
4.97 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 Push Button Ignition
14
Key Fob
15
Ignition Or Accessory On Message
17
Replacement Keys
20
Customer Key Programming
20
Rearming Of The System
21
To Arm The System
22
To Disarm The System
22
Security System Manual Override
23
Tamper Alert
23
To Unlock The Doors
25
1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks
25
Flash Lights With Lock
25
Headlight Illumination On Approach
25
To Lock The Doors
26
Sound Horn With Lock
26
To Unlatch The Trunk
26
Using The Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
27
Transmitter Battery Replacement
27
How To Use Remote Start
30
Remote Start Abort Message
31
To Enter Remote Start Mode
31
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
32
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
32
Cancel Remote Start
32
Manual Door Locks
33
Power Door Locks
35
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
36
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
36
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit Programming
36
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
37
Power Windows
43
AUTO-Down Feature
44
AUTO-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
45
Reset Auto-Up
45
Window Lockout Switch
46
Wind Buffeting
47
Important Safety Precautions
49
Seat Belt Systems
50
Driver And Passenger BeltAlert — If Equipped
51
Lap/Shoulder Belts
52
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
55
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
57
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
57
Seat Belt Extender
58
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
59
Seat Belt Pretensioner
60
Energy Management Feature
60
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR)
60
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
63
Air Bag System Components
63
Advanced Front Air Bags
63
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
65
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
66
Knee Impact Bolsters
67
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
67
Supplemental Side Air Bags
68
If A Deployment Occurs
73
Enhanced Accident Response System
74
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
75
Air Bag Warning Light
75
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
76
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
82
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
84
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
85
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
86
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
87
Locating LATCH Anchorages
90
Locating Tether Anchorages
91
Center Seat LATCH
92
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
92
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
93
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
94
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems for Installing Child Restraints in this Vehicle
95
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
97
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
98
Center Tether Attachment
100
Transporting Pets
100
Transporting Passengers
101
Exhaust Gas
102
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
103
Seat Belts
103
Air Bag Warning Light
103
Defroster
104
Floor Mat Safety Information
104
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
105
Tires
105
Lights
105
Door Latches
106
Fluid Leaks
106
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
114
Outside Mirrors
120
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Equipped
121
Driver's Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
121
Outside Mirrors With Turn Signal And Approach Lighting — If Equipped
121
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
122
Power Mirrors
123
Power Folding Outside Mirrors — If Equipped
123
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
124
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
124
Rear Cross Path
132
Modes Of Operation
134
Power Seats
136
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
137
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
137
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
138
Reclining The Seatback
138
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
138
Heated Seats — If Equipped
139
Front Heated Seats
140
Rear Heated Seats
141
Front Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
142
Head Restraints
143
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
Parking Lights
155
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
155
Headlight Time Delay
155
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control — If Equipped
156
To Activate
157
To Deactivate
157
Adaptive Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights — If Equipped
157
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
158
Lights-On Reminder
158
Fog Lights — If Equipped
159
Multifunction Lever
159
Turn Signals
160
Lane Change Assist
160
High/Low Beam Switch
161
Flash-To-Pass
161
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
161
Courtesy Lights
162
Ambient Light — If Equipped
163
Interior Lights
163
Dimmer Controls
164
Ambient Light Control
165
Dome Light Position
165
Interior Light Defeat (OFF)
165
Intermittent Wiper System
166
Wiper Operation
166
Mist Feature
167
Windshield Washers
167
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
168
Rain Sensing Wipers
168
MANUAL TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
170
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
171
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
173
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
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
188
Overtake Aid
192
To Vary The Speed Setting
192
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
197
Service ACC/FCW Warning
198
Precautions While Driving With ACC
199
Towing A Trailer
199
Offset Driving
199
Turns And Bends
199
Using ACC On Hills
200
Lane Changing
201
Narrow Vehicles
202
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
202
General Information
203
Normal (Fixed Speed) Electronic Speed Control Mode
203
To Set A Desired Speed
204
To Vary The Speed Setting
204
To Cancel
206
To Resume Speed
206
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation Operation
207
Turning FCW ON Or OFF
209
Changing FCW And Active Braking Status
210
FCW Limited Warning
211
LaneSense Operation
211
Turning LaneSense ON Or OFF
212
LaneSense Warning Message
213
ParkSense Sensors
218
ParkSense Warning Display
218
ParkSense Display
219
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
227
Service The ParkSense Park Assist System
228
Cleaning The ParkSense System
229
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
229
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
234
Courtesy Lights
235
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
237
Programming A Rolling Code
238
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
240
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
240
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non-Rolling Code)
241
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
241
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
242
Using HomeLink
243
Security
243
Troubleshooting Tips
243
Opening Sunroof — Express
246
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
246
Closing Sunroof — Express
246
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
247
Opening Power Shade — Express
247
Opening Power Shade — Manual Mode
247
Closing Power Shade — Express
247
Closing Power Shade — Manual Mode
248
Venting Sunroof — Express
248
Pinch Protect Feature
248
Wind Buffeting
248
Sunroof Maintenance
249
Ignition OFF Operation
249
Front Seat Cupholders
254
Heated And Cooled Cupholders — If Equipped
254
Rear Seat Cupholders
255
Glove Compartment
257
Console Features
257
Door Storage
259
Rear Seat Armrest Storage — If Equipped
260
Trunk Mat — If Equipped
262
Grocery Bag Hooks
262
Rear Window Defroster
263
Power Sunshade — If Equipped
264
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
265
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
267
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
270
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
274
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
274
Air Bag Warning Light
275
Brake Warning Light
276
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
278
Engine Temperature Warning Light
278
Charging System Warning Light
279
Oil Pressure Warning Light
280
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
281
Transmission Temperature Warning Light
282
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning — If Equipped
283
Oil Temperature Warning Light
283
Door Open Warning Light
284
Trunk Open Warning Light
284
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
285
Rear Fog Light Indicator — If Equipped
285
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
286
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
288
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
289
Low Washer Fluid Indicator Light — If Equipped
289
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
290
Low Fuel Warning Indicator Light
293
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
293
Service Forward Collision Warning Indicator Light — If Equipped
294
Service AWD Indicator Light — If Equipped
295
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
296
LaneSense Failure Indicator Light — If Equipped
297
Service Adaptive Cruise Control Indicator Light — If Equipped
297
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
298
Park/Headlight ON Indicator Light
298
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
298
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
299
Electronic Speed Control SET Indicator Light
300
White Telltale Indicator Lights
300
Electronic Speed Control ON Indicator Light
300
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Distance Setting Display Light — If Equipped
301
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) On Light — If Equipped
301
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Ready Light — If Equipped
302
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set Light — If Equipped
302
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
303
Engine Oil Life Reset
305
Vehicles Equipped With Keyless Enter-N-Go
306
Gear Shift Indicator (GSI) — If Equipped
308
DID Selectable Menu Items
308
Speedometer
308
Vehicle Info
309
Driver Assist
309
Fuel Economy
311
Trip Info
311
Audio
312
Stored Messages
312
Screen Setup
312
CYBERSECURITY
314
Buttons On The Faceplate
317
Buttons On The Touchscreen
318
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 8.4 Settings
318
Display
319
Units
321
Voice
321
Clock
322
Safety & Driving Assistance
323
Lights
328
Doors & Locks
330
Auto Comfort Systems — If Equipped
332
Engine Off Options
332
Audio
333
Phone/Bluetooth
334
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
335
Restore Settings
335
Clear Personal Data
336
System Information
336
UCONNECT RADIOS — IF EQUIPPED
336
Radio Operation
338
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE — IF EQUIPPED
339
Dual Zone Automatic Climate Controls With Touchscreen
340
Climate Control Functions
346
A/C (Air Conditioning)
346
Recirculation Control
347
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
347
Automatic Operation
347
Manual Operation Override
348
Operating Tips
349
Summer Operation
349
Winter Operation
349
Vacation Storage
349
Window Fogging
350
Outside Air Intake
350
A/C Air Filter
350
Manual Control Setting Suggestions For Various Weather Conditions
351
Introducing Uconnect
352
Get Started
353
Basic Voice Commands
355
Radio
356
Media
357
Phone
358
Voice Text Reply
359
Climate (8.4A/8.4AN)
361
Navigation (8.4A/8.4AN)
362
Uconnect Access (8.4A/8.4AN)
363
Vehicle Health Alert
364
Register (8.4A/8.4AN)
364
Mobile App (8.4A/8.4AN)
365
Voice Texting (8.4A/8.4AN)
366
Yelp (8.4A/8.4AN)
368
SiriusXM Travel Link (8.4A/8.4AN)
369
Siri Eyes Free — If Equipped
370
Do Not Disturb
370
General Information
371
Additional Information
372
Automatic Transmission
379
Keyless Enter-N-Go
379
Normal Starting
380
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
380
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
380
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions — With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
381
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
381
If Engine Fails To Start
382
Clearing A Flooded Engine (Using ENGINE START/STOP Button)
382
After Starting
383
Key Ignition Park Interlock
385
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
385
Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission
386
Gear Ranges
387
Transmission Limp Home Mode
392
AUTOSTICK — IF EQUIPPED
393
SPORT MODE — IF EQUIPPED
396
Acceleration
397
Flowing/Rising Water
399
Shallow Standing Water
399
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
400
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY 5.7L ENGINE ONLY — IF EQUIPPED
401
PARKING BRAKE
402
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
405
Brake System Warning Light
405
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
406
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
407
Brake Assist System (BAS)
408
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
409
Towing With HSA
410
Disabling And Enabling HSA
411
Traction Control System (TCS)
412
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
412
ESC Operating Modes
414
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light and ESC OFF Indicator Light
416
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
417
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
418
Tire Markings
419
Tire Sizing Chart
420
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
422
Tire Terminology And Definitions
424
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
425
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
425
Tire And Loading Information Placard
426
Tire Pressure
430
Safety
430
Fuel Economy
431
Tread Wear
431
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
431
Tire Inflation Pressures
431
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
433
Radial Ply Tires
433
Tire Types
434
All Season Tires — If Equipped
434
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
434
Snow Tires
435
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
436
Spare Tires — If Equipped
436
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
436
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
437
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
438
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
438
Tire Spinning
439
Tread Wear Indicators
439
Life Of Tire
440
Replacement Tires
441
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
442
Premium System
448
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
448
Service TPMS Warning
450
3.6L Engine — If Equipped
452
5.7L Engine — If Equipped
452
Reformulated Gasoline
453
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
453
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
454
MMT In Gasoline
454
Materials Added To Fuel
454
Fuel System Cautions
455
E-85 General Information
457
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
457
Fuel Requirements
458
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
458
Starting
459
Cruising Range
459
Replacement Parts
459
Vehicle Certification Label
464
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
464
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
464
Overloading
465
Common Towing Definitions
466
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
466
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
466
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
467
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
467
Tongue Weight (TW)
467
Frontal Area
467
Trailer Sway Control
468
Weight-Carrying Hitch
468
Weight-Distributing Hitch
468
Trailer Hitch Classification
469
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
470
Trailer And Tongue Weight
471
Towing Requirements
472
Towing Requirements — Tires
473
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
474
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
475
Towing Tips
477
Automatic Transmission
477
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
477
AutoStick — If Equipped
477
Two-Wheel Drive And All-Wheel Drive
478
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
479
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
480
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
484
Preparations For Jacking
486
Jacking And Changing A Tire
487
Preparations For Jump-Start
494
Jump-Starting Procedure
495
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
497
All Wheel Drive (AWD) Models
503
Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) Models
504
Without The Key Fob
505
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
507
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
510
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
512
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
513
REPLACEMENT PARTS
515
Engine Oil
516
Checking Oil Level — 3.6L Engine
516
Checking Oil Level — 5.7L Engine
517
Change Engine Oil
518
Engine Oil Selection
518
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
518
Engine Oil Viscosity — 3.6L Engine
519
Engine Oil Viscosity — 5.7L Engine
519
Synthetic Engine Oils
520
Materials Added To Engine Oil
520
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
520
Engine Oil Filter
520
Engine Oil Filter Selection
520
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
521
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
521
Maintenance-Free Battery
521
Air Conditioner Maintenance
523
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
524
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf — If Equipped
524
A/C Air Filter
524
Body Lubrication
526
Windshield Wiper Blades
527
Adding Washer Fluid
527
Exhaust System
528
Cooling System
530
Coolant Checks
530
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
531
Selection Of Coolant
532
Adding Coolant
532
Cooling System Pressure Cap
534
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
534
Coolant Level
535
Points To Remember
535
Brake System
536
Master Cylinder — Brake Fluid Level Check
537
Automatic Transmission
538
Selection Of Lubricant
538
Special Additives
539
Fluid Level Check
539
Fluid And Filter Changes
540
All Wheel Drive (AWD) — If Equipped
540
Fluid Changes
541
Rear Axle
541
Fluid Level Check
541
Change Axle Fluid
541
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
541
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
541
What Causes Corrosion?
542
Washing
542
Special Care
543
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
544
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
544
Interior Care
545
Cleaning Headlights
546
Glass Surfaces
546
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
547
Seat Belt Maintenance
547
Front Power Distribution Center (Fuses)
549
Rear Power Distribution Center (Fuses)
554
VEHICLE STORAGE
562
Low Beam And High Beam Headlamp
565
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID) — If Equipped
565
Standard Low Beam And High Beam Headlamp
565
Front Turn Signal Lamps
566
Front Fog Lamp
567
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamp
567
Rear Backup Lamp And Turn Signal Lamps
567
License Lamp
567
Fluid Capacities — 3.6L
568
Important Information
570
Engine — 3.6L
571
Engine — 5.7L
572
Chassis
573
Maintenance Chart
578
Prepare For The Appointment
585
Prepare A List
585
FCA US LLC Customer Center
586
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
586
In Mexico Contact
587
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
587
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
587
Service Contract
587
WARRANTY INFORMATION
589
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
589
In Canada
589
Treadwear
591
Traction Grades
592
Temperature Grades
592
INDEX
595

FAQ about the 2016 Chrysler 300 Manual

What contains the 2016 300 manual?

The Chrysler 300 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Chrysler to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Chrysler 300. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Chrysler 300 2016 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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