2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner's Manual

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Grand Cherokee
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
6.42 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
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
13
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
16
Keyless Push Button Ignition
16
Key Fob
17
Ignition Or Accessory On Message
18
General Information
19
SENTRY KEY
20
Replacement Keys
21
Customer Key Programming
22
General Information
22
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
22
Rearming Of The System
22
To Arm The System
23
To Disarm The System
23
Security System Manual Override
24
Tamper Alert
25
ILLUMINATED ENTRY — IF EQUIPPED
25
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
25
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
26
1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks
26
Flash Lamps With Lock
27
Headlight Illumination On Approach
27
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
27
Sound Horn With Lock
27
Using The Panic Alarm
28
Programming Additional Transmitters
28
Transmitter Battery Replacement
28
General Information
30
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
30
How To Use Remote Start
31
Remote Start Abort Message On Driver Information Display (DID) — If Equipped
31
To Enter Remote Start Mode
32
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
32
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
33
Comfort Systems — If Equipped
33
General Information
34
DOOR LOCKS
34
Power Door Locks
36
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
37
Automatic Unlock On Exit Feature — If Equipped
37
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
37
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
37
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO
39
General Information
44
WINDOWS
45
Power Windows
45
Auto-Down
46
Auto Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — Driver And Front Passenger Door Only
47
Resetting The Auto Up Feature
48
Window Lockout Button
48
Wind Buffeting
49
LIFTGATE
49
Power Liftgate — If Equipped
51
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
53
Important Safety Precautions
54
Seat Belt Systems
55
Driver And Passenger BeltAlert (If Equipped)
55
Lap/Shoulder Belts
57
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
60
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
62
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
62
Seat Belt Extender
63
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
64
Seat Belt Pretensioner
65
Energy Management Feature
65
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
65
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
68
Resetting Active Head Restraints (AHR)
70
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
71
Air Bag System Components
71
Advanced Front Air Bags
71
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
73
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
74
Knee Impact Bolsters
75
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
75
Supplemental Side Air Bags
75
If A Deployment Occurs
80
Enhanced Accident Response System
82
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
82
Air Bag Warning Light
82
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
84
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
84
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
85
Child Restraints
86
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
88
Infants And Child Restraints
89
Older Children And Child Restraints
89
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
91
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
92
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
93
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
94
Locating LATCH Anchorages
97
Locating Tether Anchorages
98
Center Seat LATCH
99
Center Arm Rest Tether
100
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
101
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
102
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
103
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
104
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
106
Installing Child Restraints Using the Top Tether Anchorage
107
Transporting Pets
111
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
111
SAFETY TIPS
112
Transporting Passengers
112
Exhaust Gas
113
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
114
Seat Belts
114
Air Bag Warning Light
114
Defroster
114
Floor Mat Safety Information
114
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
116
Tires
116
Lights
116
Door Latches
116
Fluid Leaks
116
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
117
MIRRORS
125
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
125
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
125
Outside Mirrors
133
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
133
Power Folding Outside Mirrors — If Equipped
134
Power Mirrors
134
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrors — If Equipped
135
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
135
Tilt Mirrors In Reverse (Available With Memory Seat Only) — If Equipped
136
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
136
Sun Visor “Slide-On-Rod” Feature — If Equipped
137
BLIND SPOT MONITORING (BSM) — IF EQUIPPED
137
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
143
Modes Of Operation
145
General Information
146
SEATS
146
Power Seats — If Equipped
147
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
147
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
148
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
148
Reclining The Seatback
148
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
149
Manual Front Seats Forward/Rearward Adjustment
149
Manual Front Passenger Seatback Adjustment — Recline
150
Front Passenger Seat Fold-Flat Feature — If Equipped
151
Heated Seats — If Equipped
152
Front Heated Seats
153
Rear Heated Seats — If Equipped
155
Front Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
156
Head Restraints
157
Supplemental Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
157
Head Restraints — Rear Seats
160
60/40 Split Rear Seat
161
To Lower Rear Seat
161
To Raise Rear Seat
163
Reclining Rear Seat
163
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
164
Programming The Memory Feature
165
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
166
Memory Position Recall
167
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
168
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
169
LIGHTS
170
Headlight Switch
170
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
172
Headlights On Automatically With Wipers
172
Automatic High Beam — If Equipped
172
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
173
Automatic Headlight Leveling — HID Headlights Only
174
Headlight Delay
174
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
175
Fog Lights — If Equipped
175
Interior Lights
176
Lights-On Reminder
177
Battery Saver
177
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
177
Courtesy Lights
178
Ambient Light — If Equipped
179
Multifunction Lever
179
Turn Signals
180
Lane Change Assist
180
Flash-To-Pass
180
High/Low Beam Switch
180
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
181
Windshield Wiper Operation
181
Intermittent Wiper System
182
Windshield Washer Operation
182
Mist
183
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
184
HEADLIGHT WASHERS — IF EQUIPPED
186
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
186
POWER TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
187
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
189
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
190
To Activate
191
To Set A Desired Speed
191
To Deactivate
192
To Resume Speed
192
To Vary The Speed Setting
192
To Accelerate For Passing
193
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
193
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) — IF EQUIPPED
194
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
196
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
197
To Activate/Deactivate
198
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
199
To Cancel
200
To Turn Off
200
To Resume
201
To Vary The Speed Setting
201
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
204
Overtake Aid
208
ACC Operation At Stop
208
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
209
Display Warnings And Maintenance
210
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
210
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
211
Service ACC/FCW Warning
212
Precautions While Driving With ACC
213
Towing A Trailer
213
Offset Driving
213
Turns And Bends
213
Using ACC On Hills
214
Lane Changing
215
Narrow Vehicles
216
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
216
General Information
217
Normal (Fixed Speed) Electronic Speed Control Mode
217
To Set A Desired Speed
218
To Vary The Speed Setting
218
To Cancel
220
To Resume Speed
220
To Turn Off
220
FORWARD COLLISION WARNING (FCW) WITH MITIGATION — IF EQUIPPED
221
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation Operation
221
Turning FCW ON Or OFF
223
Changing FCW And Active Braking Status
223
FCW Limited Warning
225
Service FCW Warning
225
PARKSENSE REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
225
ParkSense Sensors
227
ParkSense Warning Display
227
ParkSense Display
227
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
233
Service The ParkSense Rear Park Assist System
234
Cleaning The ParkSense System
234
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
235
PARKSENSE FRONT AND REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
237
ParkSense Sensors
239
ParkSense Warning Display
239
ParkSense Display
239
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
246
Service The ParkSense Park Assist System
246
Cleaning The ParkSense System
247
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
247
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
250
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
252
Front Map/Reading Lights — If Equipped
253
Courtesy Lights
254
Sunglasses Bin Door
254
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
255
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
256
Programming A Rolling Code
256
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
258
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
258
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non-Rolling Code)
259
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
260
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
261
Using HomeLink
261
Security
261
Troubleshooting Tips
262
General Information
263
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
263
Opening Sunroof — Express
264
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
264
Closing Sunroof — Express
265
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
265
Pinch Protect Feature
265
Venting Sunroof — Express
265
Sunshade Operation
266
Wind Buffeting
266
Sunroof Maintenance
266
Ignition Off Operation
266
Relearn Procedure
267
COMMANDVIEW SUNROOF WITH POWER SHADE — IF EQUIPPED
267
Opening Sunroof — Express
269
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
269
Closing Sunroof — Express
269
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
269
Opening Power Shade — Express
269
Opening Power Shade — Manual Mode
270
Closing Power Shade — Express
270
Closing Power Shade — Manual Mode
270
Venting Sunroof — Express
270
Pinch Protect Feature
271
Wind Buffeting
271
Sunroof Maintenance
271
Ignition Off Operation
271
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
272
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
276
CUPHOLDERS
278
STORAGE
279
Glove Compartment
279
Door Storage
280
Console Features
280
CARGO AREA FEATURES
282
Rechargeable Flashlight
282
Cargo Storage Bins
283
Retractable Cargo Area Cover — If Equipped
285
Rear Cargo Tie-Downs
286
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
288
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
288
Rear Window Defroster
289
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
290
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
293
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
297
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
298
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
300
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
301
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
301
Air Bag Warning Light
302
Brake Warning Light
303
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
305
Oil Pressure Warning Light
305
Engine Temperature Warning Light
306
Oil Temperature Warning Light
307
Charging System Warning Light
308
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
309
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning — If Equipped
310
Door Open Warning Light
310
Liftgate Open Warning Light
311
Transmission Temperature Warning Light
311
Hood Open Warning Light
312
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
313
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
313
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
315
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
316
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
316
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
319
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Indicator Light — If Equipped
320
Low Fuel Indicator Light
320
Service Stop/Start System Indicator Light — If Equipped
321
Forward Collision Indicator Light — If Equipped
321
Forward Collision Warning Off Indicator Light — If Equipped
322
Low Washer Fluid Indicator Light — If Equipped
322
Adaptive Cruise Control Alert Indicator Light — If Equipped
323
Service 4WD Indicator Light — If Equipped
323
4WD Low Indicator Light — If Equipped
324
Air Suspension Light — If Equipped
325
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
326
Park/Headlight ON Indicator Light
326
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
327
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
328
Stop/Start Active Indicator Light — If Equipped
329
Cruise Control Engaged Indicator Light
329
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Distance Setting Display Light — If Equipped
330
Sport Mode Indicator Light
330
Blue Telltale Indicator Light
331
High Beam Indicator Light
331
White Telltale Indicator Light
332
Electronic Speed Control ON Indicator Light
332
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) On Light — If Equipped
333
Hill Decent Control (HDC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
333
Selec Speed Control Indicator Light — If Equipped
334
DRIVER INFORMATION DISPLAY (DID)
335
DID Displays
337
Engine Oil Life Reset
338
DID Messages
340
DID Selectable Menu Items
342
Speedometer
342
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
343
Selec-Terrain — If Equipped
343
Driver Assist — If Equipped
343
Fuel Economy
344
Trip
344
Stop/Start — If Equipped
345
Audio
345
Navigation — If Equipped
345
Stored Messages
345
Screen Setup
345
Speed Warning — If Equipped
346
Screen Setup Driver Selectable Items
346
CYBERSECURITY
348
UCONNECT SETTINGS
350
Buttons On The Faceplate
351
Buttons On The Touchscreen
352
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 5.0 Personal Settings
352
Display
352
Units
354
Voice
354
Clock & Date
355
Safety/Assistance
355
Lights
360
Doors & Locks
361
Auto Comfort Systems — If Equipped
364
Engine Off Options
364
Compass Settings — If Equipped
365
Audio
366
Phone/Bluetooth
367
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
368
Restore Settings
368
Clear Personal Data
369
System Information
369
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 8.4 Settings
369
Display
370
Units
372
Voice
373
Clock
374
Safety & Driving Assistance
375
Lights
380
Doors & Locks
382
Auto-On Comfort — If Equipped
385
Engine Off Options
385
Audio
386
Phone/Bluetooth
387
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
388
Restore Settings
389
Clear Personal Data
389
System Information
389
UCONNECT RADIOS — IF EQUIPPED
390
iPod/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
390
UCONNECT MULTIMEDIA — VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES) — IF EQUIPPED
390
Getting Started
390
Blu-ray Disc Player
391
Play A Blu-Ray Disc
391
DVD Player
393
Play A DVD
393
Play Video Games
395
Using The Remote Control
396
Using The Touch-Screen Radio Controls
396
Dual Video Screen
397
Play A DVD Using The VES Player (If Equipped)
397
Using The Remote Control
398
Using The Touch-Screen Radio Controls
399
Listen To An Audio Source While A Video Is Playing
400
Using The Remote Control
400
Using The Touch-Screen Radio Controls
401
Important Notes For Dual Video Screen System
402
Blu-Ray Player Remote Control – If Equipped
403
Controls And Indicators
403
Locking The Remote Control
404
Replacing The Remote Control Batteries
405
Headphones Operation
405
Controls
406
Replacing The Headphone Batteries
407
Unwired Stereo Headphone Lifetime Limited Warranty
408
System Information
409
Shared Modes
409
Information Mode Display
410
Numeric Keypad Menu
412
Station List Menu
413
Disc Menu
413
Options Menu
413
Display Settings
414
Listening To Audio With The Screen Closed
414
Disc Formats
415
Display
419
Product Agreement
423
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
428
Radio Operation
429
CD Player
429
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
429
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
430
Regulatory And Safety Information
430
CLIMATE CONTROLS
432
General Overview
432
Climate Control Functions
438
A/C (Air Conditioning)
438
Recirculation
439
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
440
Automatic Operation
440
Manual Operation Override
441
Operating Tips
441
Summer Operation
441
Winter Operation
442
Vacation Storage
442
Window Fogging
442
Outside Air Intake
443
A/C Air Filter
443
Control Setting Suggestions For Various Weather Conditions
444
PERSONALIZED MENU BAR
445
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
445
Introducing Uconnect
445
Get Started
446
Basic Voice Commands
448
Radio
449
Media
450
Phone
451
Voice Text Reply
452
Climate (8.4A/8.4AN)
453
Navigation (8.4A/8.4AN)
454
Uconnect Access (8.4A/8.4AN)
455
Vehicle Health Alert
456
Register (8.4A/8.4AN)
456
Mobile App (8.4A/8.4AN)
457
Voice Texting (8.4A/8.4AN)
459
Yelp (8.4A/8.4AN)
461
SiriusXM Travel Link (8.4A/8.4AN)
462
Siri Eyes Free — If Equipped
463
Do Not Disturb
463
General Information
464
Additional Information
465
STARTING AND OPERATING
467
STARTING PROCEDURES
473
Automatic Transmission
473
Keyless Enter-N-Go
474
Normal Starting
474
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
474
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
475
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions — With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
476
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
476
If Engine Fails To Start
476
Clearing A Flooded Engine (Using ENGINE START/STOP Button)
477
After Starting
478
STOP/START SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
478
Automatic Mode
478
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not Autostop
479
To Start The Engine While In Autostop Mode
480
To Manually Turn Off The Stop/Start System
481
To Manually Turn On The Stop/Start System
481
System Malfunction
481
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
482
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
482
Key Ignition Park Interlock
484
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
484
Fuel Economy (ECO) Mode
485
Active Noise Cancellation — Summit Models Only
485
Eight–Speed Automatic Transmission
486
Gear Ranges
487
Transmission Limp Home Mode
491
AutoStick
493
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
495
Quadra-Trac I Operating Instructions/Precautions — If Equipped
495
Quadra-Trac II Operating Instructions/Precautions — If Equipped
495
Shift Positions
496
4WD AUTO
496
NEUTRAL
497
4WD LOW
497
Shifting Procedures
498
4WD HI To 4WD LOW
498
4WD LOW To 4WD HI
499
Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
500
Shifting Out Of NEUTRAL (N)
501
Quadra-Drive II System — If Equipped
502
SELEC-TERRAIN — IF EQUIPPED
503
Description
503
Driver Information Display (DID) Messages
504
QUADRA-LIFT — IF EQUIPPED
505
Description
505
Air Suspension Modes
509
Driver Information Display (DID) Messages
510
Operation
510
ON-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
512
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
512
Quadra-Lift — If Equipped
516
When To Use 4WD LOW Range — If Equipped
516
Driving Through Water
517
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
518
Hill Climbing
519
Traction Downhill
520
After Driving Off-Road
520
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
521
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY 5.7L ENGINE ONLY — IF EQUIPPED
522
PARKING BRAKE
523
BRAKE SYSTEM
525
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
526
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
526
Brake System Warning Light
526
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
527
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
528
Brake Assist System (BAS)
529
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
529
Towing With HSA
531
Disabling And Enabling HSA
531
Traction Control System (TCS)
532
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
533
ESC Operating Modes
534
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light and ESC OFF Indicator Light
536
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
538
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
538
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
539
Rainy Brake Support (RBS)
539
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
539
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped
540
Selec Speed Control (SSC) — If Equipped
543
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
547
Tire Markings
547
Tire Sizing Chart
549
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
551
Tire Terminology And Definitions
553
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
554
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
554
Tire And Loading Information Placard
555
Loading
555
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
559
Tire Pressure
559
Safety
559
Fuel Economy
560
Tread Wear
560
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
560
Tire Inflation Pressures
560
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
562
Radial Ply Tires
562
Tire Types
563
All Season Tires — If Equipped
563
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
563
Snow Tires
564
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
565
Spare Tires — If Equipped
565
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
565
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
566
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
567
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
567
Tire Spinning
568
Tread Wear Indicators
568
Life Of Tire
569
Replacement Tires
570
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
571
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
573
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
574
Premium System
576
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
577
Service Tpm System Warning
579
General Information
581
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
581
3.6L Engine — If Equipped
581
5.7L Engine — If Equipped
582
Reformulated Gasoline
582
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
583
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
583
MMT In Gasoline
584
Materials Added To Fuel
584
Fuel System Cautions
585
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
586
ADDING FUEL
587
Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release
589
VEHICLE LOADING
590
Certification Label
590
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
590
Payload
591
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
591
Tire Size
591
Rim Size
591
Inflation Pressure
591
Curb Weight
591
Loading
592
TRAILER TOWING
592
Common Towing Definitions
593
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
593
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
593
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
594
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
594
Tongue Weight (TW)
594
Frontal Area
594
Trailer Sway Control
594
Weight-Carrying Hitch
595
Weight-Distributing Hitch
595
Trailer Hitch Classification
596
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
597
Trailer Hitch Receiver Cover Removal (Summit Models) — If Equipped
598
Trailer And Tongue Weight
599
Towing Requirements
600
Towing Requirements — Tires
602
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
603
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
604
Towing Tips
606
Automatic Transmission
606
Paddle Shift Mode
606
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
606
Cooling System
607
SNOW PLOW
607
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
608
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
608
Recreational Towing – Two-Wheel Drive Models
609
Recreational Towing — Quadra-Trac I (Single-Speed Transfer Case) Four-Wheel Drive Models
610
Recreational Towing — Quadra–Trac II /Quadra–Drive II Four-Wheel Drive Models
610
Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
611
Shifting Out Of NEUTRAL (N)
614
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
617
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
618
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
618
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
619
Torque Specifications
620
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
621
Jack Location
622
Spare Tire Stowage
623
Preparations For Jacking
623
Jacking Instructions
624
Road Tire Installation
631
JUMP-STARTING
632
Preparations For Jump-Start
632
Jump-Starting Procedure
634
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
637
EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS — IF EQUIPPED
638
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
639
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
643
Two-Wheel Drive Models
645
Four-Wheel Drive Models
646
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
649
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
651
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 5.7L
652
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
653
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
653
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
654
REPLACEMENT PARTS
656
DEALER SERVICE
656
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
656
Engine Oil
657
Checking Oil Level
657
Change Engine Oil
658
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
658
Engine Oil Selection
659
Engine Oil Viscosity — 3.6L Engine
659
Engine Oil Viscosity — 5.7L Engine
659
Synthetic Engine Oils
660
Materials Added To Engine Oil
660
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
660
Engine Oil Filter
661
Engine Oil Filter Selection
661
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
661
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
661
Gasoline Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection and Replacement
662
Accessory Drive Belt Inspection
664
Maintenance-Free Battery
666
Air Conditioner Maintenance
667
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
668
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf — If Equipped
668
Air Conditioning Filter Replacement (A/C Air Filter)
669
Body Lubrication
672
Windshield Wiper Blades
672
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
673
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
676
Adding Washer Fluid
679
Exhaust System
680
Cooling System
682
Engine Coolant Checks
682
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
683
Selection Of Coolant
683
Adding Coolant
684
Cooling System Pressure Cap
686
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
686
Coolant Level
687
Points To Remember
687
Brake System
688
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
689
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
690
Front Axle Fluid Level Check
690
Rear Axle Fluid Level Check
690
Selection Of Lubricant
691
Transfer Case
691
Fluid Level Check
691
Adding Fluid
691
Drain
691
Selection Of Lubricant
692
Automatic Transmission
692
Selection Of Lubricant
692
Special Additives
692
Fluid Level Check
693
Fluid And Filter Changes
693
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
694
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
694
What Causes Corrosion?
694
Washing
694
Special Care
695
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
696
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
697
Interior Care
697
Cleaning Headlights
698
Glass Surfaces
699
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
699
Seat Belt Maintenance
699
FUSES
700
Power Distribution Center
701
VEHICLE STORAGE
709
REPLACEMENT BULBS
710
BULB REPLACEMENT
712
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID) — If Equipped
712
Halogen Headlamps — If Equipped
713
Front Turn Signal
713
Front Fog Lamps
714
Rear Tail, Stop, and Turn Signal Lamps
715
Rear Liftgate Mounted Tail Lamp
716
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
717
Rear License Lamp
717
FLUID CAPACITIES
718
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
719
Engine
719
Chassis
722
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
723
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
724
Maintenance Chart
726
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
729
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
731
Prepare For The Appointment
731
Prepare A List
731
Be Reasonable With Requests
731
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
731
FCA US LLC Customer Center
732
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
732
In Mexico Contact
733
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
733
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
733
Service Contract
733
WARRANTY INFORMATION
735
MOPAR PARTS
735
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
735
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
735
In Canada
735
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
736
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
737
Treadwear
737
Traction Grades
738
Temperature Grades
738
INDEX
741

FAQ about the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Manual

What contains the 2016 Grand Cherokee manual?

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

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Manual?

The Jeep Grand Cherokee owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Jeep Grand Cherokee year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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