2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner's Manual

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Grand Caravan
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
6.17 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
7
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
8
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
8
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
9
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
11
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN)
11
Key Fob
11
Removing Key Fob From Ignition
12
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
13
SENTRY KEY
13
Replacement Keys
14
Customer Key Fob Programming
15
General Information
15
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED
15
Rearming Of The System
15
To Arm The System
16
To Disarm The System
16
Tamper Alert
17
Security System Manual Override
17
ILLUMINATED APPROACH
17
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY
17
Using The Key Fob
18
Remote Unlock Doors And Liftgate
19
Remote Key Unlock On First Press
19
Remote Lock Doors And Liftgate
20
Sound Horn With Remote Lock
20
Using The Panic Alarm
20
Power Open/Close Power Liftgate — If Equipped
21
Power Open/Close Left Power Sliding Door — If Equipped
21
Power Open/Close Right Power Sliding Door — If Equipped
21
Turn Off Flash Lights With Remote Keyless Entry Lock — If Equipped
22
Programming Additional Key Fobs
22
Key Fob Battery Replacement
22
General Information
24
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
24
How To Use Remote Start
25
Remote Start Abort Messages
25
To Enter Remote Start Mode
26
To Enter The Vehicle After Remote Start
26
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
26
Cancel Remote Start
26
To Turn Off The Engine While In Remote Start Mode
27
When To Reset Remote Start
27
General Information
27
DOOR LOCKS
27
Manual Door Locks
27
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
29
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
30
Unlock Doors Automatically On Exit — If Equipped
30
WINDOWS
31
Power Vent Windows — If Equipped
31
Power Windows
31
Power Window Lockout Switch — If Equipped
32
Front Passenger Power Window Switch
32
Auto-Down Feature — If Equipped
32
Auto-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
33
Auto-Up Reset — If Equipped
33
Sliding Side Door Power Window Switch — If Equipped
34
Wind Buffeting
34
SLIDING SIDE DOOR
34
Power Sliding Side Door — If Equipped
35
Power Sliding Side Door Open Flash
37
Power Sliding Side Door Power Switch
37
Sliding Side Door Child Protection Lock
38
To Engage The Child Protection Door Lock
38
To Disengage The Child Protection Door Lock
39
LIFTGATE
40
Power Liftgate — If Equipped
40
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
43
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
43
Important Safety Precautions
43
Seat Belt Systems
44
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
45
Lap/Shoulder Belts
46
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
48
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
50
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
50
Third Row Center Seat Belt Operating Instructions
51
Seat Belt Extender
55
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
55
Seat Belt Pretensioner
56
Energy Management Feature
56
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) — If Equipped
56
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
58
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
60
Air Bag System Components
60
Air Bag Warning Light
61
Front Air Bags
62
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
63
Front Air Bag Operation
64
Knee Impact Bolsters
64
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
65
Supplemental Side Air Bags
65
Air Bag System Components
69
If A Deployment Occurs
69
Enhanced Accident Response System
70
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
70
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
71
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
71
Child Restraints
72
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
73
Infant And Child Restraints
74
Older Children And Child Restraints
75
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
76
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
77
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
78
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
79
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
82
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
83
Center Seat LATCH
84
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
84
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt
85
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
86
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
87
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
89
Installing A Child Restraint With A Cinching Latch Plate (CINCH) — If Equipped:
91
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
92
Transporting Pets
94
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
94
SAFETY TIPS
95
Transporting Passengers
95
Exhaust Gas
95
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
96
Seat Belts
96
Air Bag Warning Light
96
Defroster
96
Floor Mat Safety Information
96
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
98
Tires
98
Lights
98
Door Latches
98
Fluid Leaks
98
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
99
MIRRORS
104
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
104
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
104
Outside Mirrors
105
Driver's Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
105
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
105
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
106
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
106
Power Folding Mirrors — If Equipped
106
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
107
BLIND SPOT MONITORING (BSM) — IF EQUIPPED
108
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
112
Modes Of Operation
113
General Information
114
UCONNECT PHONE — IF EQUIPPED
114
Operation
116
Voice Command Tree
116
Help Command
116
Cancel Command
117
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
117
Dial By Saying A Number
118
Call By Saying A Name
118
Phonebook Download — Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone
118
Add Names To Your Uconnect Phonebook
119
Edit Uconnect Phonebook Entries
120
Delete Uconnect Phonebook Entry
120
Delete/Erase “All” Uconnect Phonebook Entries
121
List All Names In The Uconnect Phonebook
121
Phone Call Features
122
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
122
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
122
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
122
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
122
Toggling Between Calls
123
Conference Call
123
Three-Way Calling
123
Call Termination
123
Redial
123
Call Continuation
124
Uconnect Phone Features
124
Language Selection
124
Emergency Assistance
124
Roadside Assistance/Towing Assistance
125
Paging
125
Voice Mail Calling
125
Working With Automated Systems
126
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
126
Turning Confirmation Prompts ON/OFF
127
Phone And Network Status Indicators
127
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
127
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
127
Advanced Phone Connectivity
128
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
128
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect Phone And Mobile Phone
128
List Paired Mobile Phone Names
128
Select Another Mobile Phone
128
Delete Uconnect Phone Paired Mobile Phones
129
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect Phone
129
Uconnect Phone Tutorial
129
Voice Training
129
Reset
130
Voice Command
130
Far End Audio Performance
131
Recent Calls
131
SMS
131
Bluetooth Communication Link
132
Power-Up
132
General Information
137
VOICE COMMAND — IF EQUIPPED
137
Voice Command System Operation
137
Commands
138
Changing The Volume
139
Main Menu
139
Radio AM
139
Radio FM
139
Satellite Radio
140
Disc Mode
140
USB Mode
140
Bluetooth Streaming (BT) Mode
140
Memo Mode
141
Setup
141
Voice Training
141
SEATS
142
Power Seats — If Equipped
142
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
143
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
144
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
144
Reclining The Seatback
144
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
144
Heated Seats — If Equipped
145
Vehicles Equipped With Remote Start
145
Front Heated Seats
145
Rear Heated Seats
146
Manual Front/Second Row Seat Adjuster
147
Manual Reclining Seats — If Equipped
148
Head Restraints
149
Supplemental Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
149
Head Restraints — Second Row Quad Seats
152
Head Restraints — Second Row Bench
152
Head Restraints — Third Row
152
Stow 'n Go Seating — If Equipped
152
Second Row Stow 'n Go
152
To Unstow Second Row Seats
156
Stow 'n Go Seat — Folded And Latched Position
156
Easy Entry Second Row
157
Quad Seats — If Equipped
158
Manual Recline
159
Fold-Flat
160
Easy Entry
160
Removal
161
Second Row Bench Seat — If Equipped
162
Third Row Power Recline — If Equipped
163
Third Row Power Folding Seat — If Equipped
163
Manually Folding Third Row Seats — If Equipped
165
To Unfold Third Row Seats
167
Tailgate Mode
168
Plastic Grocery Bag Retainer Hooks
168
DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED
168
Programming The Memory Feature
169
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Key Fob To Memory
169
Memory Position Recall
170
Easy Entry/Exit Seat (Available With Memory Seat Only)
171
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
172
LIGHTS
174
Headlight Switch
174
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
174
Headlights On With Wipers — If Equipped
174
Headlight Delay — If Equipped
175
Lights-On Reminder
175
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
175
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
175
Dimmer Controls
176
Interior Lighting On
176
Interior Lighting Off
176
Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness Feature)
176
Halo Lights — If Equipped
177
Multifunction Lever
177
Turn Signals
178
Turn Signal Warning
178
Lane Change Assist
178
High/Low Beam Switch
178
Flash-To-Pass
178
Battery Protection
178
WINDSHIELD WIPER AND WASHERS
179
Intermittent Wiper System
179
Windshield Wiper Operation
179
Windshield Washers
180
Mist Feature
180
Rear Wiper And Washer
180
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
180
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
182
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
182
SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
184
To Activate
184
To Set A Desired Speed
185
To Deactivate
185
To Resume Speed
185
To Vary The Speed Setting
185
To Accelerate For Passing
186
Using Speed Control On Hills
186
PARKSENSE REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
187
ParkSense Sensors
187
ParkSense Warning Display
187
ParkSense Display
188
Enabling/Disabling ParkSense
191
Service The ParkSense Rear Park Assist System
191
Cleaning The ParkSense System
192
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
192
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
193
OVERHEAD CONSOLES
195
Front Overhead Console
195
Courtesy/Interior Lighting
195
Sunglass Storage (Non-Sunroof Only)Sunglass Storage
196
Rear Courtesy/Reading Lights — If Equipped
197
Rear Overhead Consoles — If Equipped
198
Rear Console Halo Lighting
198
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
199
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
199
Programming A Rolling Code
200
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
201
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
202
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non-Rolling Code)
202
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
203
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
204
Using HomeLink
204
Security
204
Troubleshooting Tips
205
General Information
205
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
206
Opening Sunroof — Express
207
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
207
Closing Sunroof — Express
207
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
207
Pinch Protect Feature
207
Venting Sunroof — Express
208
Sunshade Operation
208
Wind Buffeting
208
Sunroof Maintenance
208
Ignition Off Operation
208
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS — IF EQUIPPED
209
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
212
CUPHOLDERS
213
Instrument Panel Cupholders
213
Super Console — If Equipped
214
Premium Console Cupholders — If Equipped
214
Interior Bottle Holders
215
Smoker's Package Kit — If Equipped
216
STORAGE
216
Glove Compartments
216
Upper Glove Compartment
216
Lower Glove Compartment
217
Door Trim Panel Storage
217
Front Door Storage
217
Driver Seatback Storage — If Equipped
218
Umbrella Holder
218
Second Row Seat Storage Bins — If Equipped
218
Storage Bin Safety Warning
219
Seat Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Lever
220
Coat Hooks
220
Cargo Area Storage
221
CONSOLE FEATURES
221
Basic Console
221
To Remove The Basic Floor Console
222
To Reinstall The Basic Floor Console
222
Premium Console — If Equipped
222
Dual Storage Bins
224
To Remove The Premium Floor Console
224
Super Console — If Equipped
225
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
226
Rear Window Defroster
226
LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
227
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
227
Deploying The Crossbars
228
Stowing The Crossbars
231
SUN SCREENS — IF EQUIPPED
232
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
235
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
238
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
239
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
243
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
244
Air Bag Warning Light
244
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
244
Brake Warning Light
245
Battery Charge Warning Light
246
Coolant Temperature Warning Light
247
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
248
Oil Pressure Warning Light
248
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
249
Transmission Temperature Warning Light
249
Door Open Warning Light — If Equipped
250
Liftgate Open Warning Light — If Equipped
250
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
251
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
251
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
252
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
253
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Indicator Light — If Equipped
253
Low Fuel Indicator Light
253
Low Washer Fluid Indicator Light — If Equipped
254
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
254
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
255
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
257
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
257
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
258
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
258
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
258
High Beam Indicator Light
258
White Telltale Indicator Lights
259
Cruise Control Cancelled Light
259
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light
259
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY— IF EQUIPPED
260
Instrument Cluster Display
261
Oil Change Required
264
Fuel Economy
264
Average Fuel Economy
264
Distance To Empty (DTE)
265
Current Fuel Economy (MPG or L/100 km)
265
Vehicle Speed
265
Trip Info
266
Trip A
266
Trip B
266
Elapsed Time
266
To Reset A Trip Function
266
Tire Pressure
266
Units
266
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
267
Compass/Temperature Display
267
Automatic Compass Calibration
267
Manual Compass Calibration
268
Compass Variance
268
Turn Menu Off
269
Customer-Programmable Features (System Setup)
269
Language
269
Nav–Turn By Turn
269
Enable/Disable The Rear Park Assist System — If Equipped
270
Auto Lock Doors
270
Auto Unlock Doors
270
Remote Unlock Sequence
270
Linked To Memory- If Equipped
270
Remote Start Comfort Sys.
271
Horn With Remote Lock
271
Flash Lamps With Lock
271
Automatic High Beams — If Equipped
271
Headlamp Off Delay
271
Headlamps With Wipers (Available With Auto Headlights Only)
271
Intermittent Wiper Options — If Equipped
272
Key-Off Power Delay
272
Illuminated Approach
272
Hill Start Assist (HSA) — If Equipped
272
Flashers With Sliding Door
273
Easy Exit Seat
273
Tilt Mirror In Reverse — If Equipped
273
Blind Spot Alert — If Equipped
273
Calibrate Compass
274
Compass Variance
274
CYBERSECURITY
274
RADIO 430/430N CD/DVD/HDD/NAV — IF EQUIPPED
275
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
275
Operating Instructions (Uconnect Phone) — If Equipped
275
Accessibility — If Equipped
275
RADIO 130
276
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
276
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
276
Electronic Volume Control
276
SEEK Buttons
276
TIME Button
276
Clock Setting Procedure
277
RW/FF
277
TUNE Control
277
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
277
AM/FM Button
278
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
278
Buttons 1 - 6
278
DISC Button
278
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
278
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
278
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
279
SEEK Button
279
TIME Button
279
RW/FF
280
AM/FM Button
280
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
280
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
280
Supported Media (Disc Types)
280
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
280
Supported MP3 File Formats
281
Playback Of MP3 Files
282
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
282
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
282
RADIO 130 WITH SATELLITE RADIO
283
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
283
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
283
Electronic Volume Control
283
SEEK Buttons
283
Voice Command System (Radio) — If Equipped
283
Voice Command Button Uconnect Phone — If Equipped
283
Phone Button Uconnect Phone — If Equipped
284
TIME Button
284
Clock Setting Procedure
284
INFO Button
284
RW/FF
284
TUNE Control
285
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
285
MUSIC TYPE Button
285
SETUP Button
286
AM/FM Button
287
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
287
Buttons 1 - 6
287
DISC/AUX Button
287
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
287
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
287
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
288
SEEK Button
288
TIME Button
288
RW/FF
289
AM/FM Button
289
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
289
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
289
Supported Media (Disc Types)
289
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
289
Supported MP3 File Formats
290
Playback Of MP3 Files
290
LIST Button — CD Mode For MP3 Play
291
INFO Button — CD Mode For MP3 Play
291
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
291
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
292
Uconnect (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
292
System Activation
292
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
292
ESN/SID Access
292
Selecting Uconnect (Satellite) Mode
292
Satellite Antenna
293
Reception Quality
293
Operating Instructions — Uconnect (Satellite) Mode
293
SEEK Buttons
293
SCAN Button
293
INFO Button
293
RW/FF
294
TUNE Control (Rotary)
294
MUSIC TYPE Button
294
SETUP Button
294
SET Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
294
Buttons 1 - 6
295
Operating Instructions (Uconnect Phone) — If Equipped
295
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
297
List Or Browse Mode
298
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
299
Controlling BTSA Using Radio Buttons
299
Play Mode
299
Selecting A Different Audio Device
300
Next Track
300
Previous Track
300
Browse
300
UCONNECT MULTIMEDIA — VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES) — IF EQUIPPED
300
Getting Started
300
Play Video Games
301
Using The Remote Control
302
Using The Touchscreen Radio Controls
302
Play A DVD Using The Touchscreen Radio
302
Using The Remote Control
303
Using The Touchscreen Radio Controls
303
Play A DVD Using The VES Player — If Equipped
304
Using The Remote Control
304
Using The Touchscreen Radio Controls
304
VES Remote Control — If Equipped
306
Controls And Indicators
306
Remote Control Storage
308
Locking The Remote Control
308
Replacing The Remote Control Batteries
308
Headphones Operation
309
Controls
309
Replacing The Headphone Batteries
310
Unwired Stereo Headphone Lifetime Limited Warranty
310
System Information
311
Shared Modes
311
Station List Menu
311
Disc Menu
312
Display Settings
312
Listening To Audio With The Screen Closed
312
Disc Formats
312
Display
315
Product Agreement
318
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS — IF EQUIPPED
321
Radio Operation
321
CD Player
321
CD/DVD/BLU-RAY DISC MAINTENANCE
322
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE DEVICES
322
General Information
322
CLIMATE CONTROLS
323
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning System — If Equipped
323
Economy Mode
327
Max A/C
327
Rear Manual Climate Control — If Equipped
327
Rear Blower Control
328
Rear Temperature Control
328
Rear Mode Control
328
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
329
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
331
Manual Operation Override
332
Air Conditioning (A/C)
332
Controlling The Rear Climate Controls From The Front ATC Panel
333
Rear Mode Control
333
Rear Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
334
Rear Blower Control
335
Rear Temperature Control
335
Rear Mode Control
336
Operating Tips
336
Summer Operation
336
Winter Operation
336
Vacation/Storage
336
Window Fogging
337
Outside Air Intake
337
A/C Air Filter
337
Operating Tips Chart
338
STARTING AND OPERATING
339
STARTING PROCEDURES
342
Automatic Transmission
342
Normal Starting
342
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
343
If The Engine Fails To Start
343
After Starting
343
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
344
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
344
Key Ignition Park Interlock
345
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
346
Fuel Economy (ECON) Mode
346
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
347
Gear Ranges
348
PARK (P)
348
REVERSE (R)
350
NEUTRAL (N)
350
DRIVE (D)
350
Transmission Limp Home Mode
351
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
352
Overdrive Operation
352
Torque Converter Clutch
353
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
353
Acceleration
353
Traction
353
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
354
Flowing/Rising Water
354
Shallow Standing Water
354
POWER STEERING
355
Power Steering Fluid Check
356
PARKING BRAKE
357
BRAKE SYSTEM
358
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
359
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
359
Brake System Warning Light
359
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
359
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
360
Brake Assist System (BAS)
361
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
361
Towing With HSA
362
Disabling And Enabling HSA
363
Traction Control System (TCS)
364
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
364
ESC Operating Modes
365
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light and ESC OFF Indicator Light
366
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
367
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
368
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
368
Tire Markings
368
Tire Sizing Chart
369
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
371
Tire Terminology And Definitions
372
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
374
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
374
Tire And Loading Information Placard
375
Loading
376
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
379
Tire Pressure
379
Safety
379
Fuel Economy
379
Tread Wear
380
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
380
Tire Inflation Pressures
380
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
381
Radial Ply Tires
381
Tire Types
382
All Season Tires — If Equipped
382
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
382
Snow Tires
382
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
383
Spare Tires — If Equipped
383
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
383
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
384
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
384
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
385
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
385
Tire Spinning
386
Tread Wear Indicators
386
Life Of Tire
387
Replacement Tires
387
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
388
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
389
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
390
Treadwear
390
Traction Grades
390
Temperature Grades
391
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
391
Base System
393
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Tire Pressure Warnings
394
Premium System
395
TPMS Low Pressure Warnings
396
SERVICE TPM SYSTEM Message
396
TPMS Deactivation — If Equipped
398
General Information
398
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
399
3.6L Engine
399
Reformulated Gasoline
399
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
399
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
400
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
400
MMT In Gasoline
400
Materials Added To Fuel
400
Fuel System Cautions
401
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
402
FLEXIBLE FUEL — IF EQUIPPED
402
E-85 General Information
402
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
402
Fuel Requirements
403
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
403
Starting
404
Cruising Range
404
Replacement Parts
404
Maintenance
404
ADDING FUEL
404
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
404
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
406
VEHICLE LOADING
406
Vehicle Certification Label
406
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
407
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
407
Tire Size
407
Rim Size
407
Inflation Pressure
407
Curb Weight
407
Overloading
408
Loading
408
TRAILER TOWING
408
Common Towing Definitions
408
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
409
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
409
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
409
Tongue Weight (TW)
409
Frontal Area
409
Trailer Sway Control
409
Weight-Carrying Hitch
410
Weight-Distributing Hitch
410
Trailer Hitch Classification
411
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
412
Trailer And Tongue Weight
413
Towing Requirements
413
Towing Requirements — Tires
415
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
415
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring (If Equipped)
416
Towing Tips
417
Automatic Transmission
417
Speed Control — If Equipped
417
Cooling System
418
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
418
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
418
Recreational Towing — All Models
419
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
421
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
422
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
422
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
423
Tire Service Kit Storage
423
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
424
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
425
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
425
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
427
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
427
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
427
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
428
(D) Drive Vehicle:
429
(E) After Driving:
430
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
431
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
431
Torque Specifications
431
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING — IF EQUIPPED
433
Jack Location
433
Spare Tire Removal
434
To Access Spare Tire Winch Drive Nut
434
Super Console
434
Premium/Base/Cargo Center Console
435
Spare Tire Tools
436
Spare Tire Removal Instructions
436
Preparations For Jacking
438
Jacking Instructions
439
Securing The Compact Spare Tire
445
Road Tire Installation
446
Vehicles Equipped With Wheel Covers
446
Vehicles Without Wheel Covers
447
JUMP-STARTING
448
Preparations For Jump-Start
448
Jump-Starting Procedure
450
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
451
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
452
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
453
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
454
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
455
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
457
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
459
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
459
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
460
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
460
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
461
REPLACEMENT PARTS
462
DEALER SERVICE
462
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
463
Engine Oil
463
Checking Oil Level
463
Change Engine Oil
464
Engine Oil Selection
464
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
464
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 3.6L Engine
464
Synthetic Engine Oils
465
Materials Added To Engine Oil
465
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
465
Engine Oil Filter
465
Engine Oil Filter Selection
465
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
466
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
466
Exhaust System
466
Maintenance-Free Battery
468
Air Conditioner Maintenance
468
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
469
A/C Air Filter
469
Body Lubrication
470
Windshield Wiper Blades
471
Adding Washer Fluid
471
Cooling System
472
Coolant Checks
472
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
472
Selection Of Coolant
473
Adding Coolant
473
Cooling System Pressure Cap
474
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
475
Coolant Level
475
Points To Remember
476
Brake System
476
Master Cylinder — Brake Fluid Level Check
477
Automatic Transmission
478
Selection Of Lubricant
478
Special Additives
478
Fluid Level Check
479
Fluid And Filter Changes
479
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
479
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
479
What Causes Corrosion?
479
Washing
480
Special Care
480
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
481
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
482
Interior Care
482
Cleaning Headlights
483
Glass Surfaces
484
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
484
Seat Belt Maintenance
484
Cleaning The Instrument Panel Cupholders
484
Removal
484
Cleaning
485
Installation
485
FUSES
485
Totally Integrated Power Module (Fuses)
485
VEHICLE STORAGE
490
REPLACEMENT BULBS
491
BULB REPLACEMENT
492
Headlamps
492
Front Park/Turn Signal Lamps
493
Fog Lamps
493
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, Side Marker And Backup Lamps
493
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
494
License Lamp
494
FLUID CAPACITIES
495
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
496
Engine
496
Chassis
497
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
499
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
500
Maintenance Chart
501
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
505
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
506
Prepare For The Appointment
506
Prepare A List
506
Be Reasonable With Requests
506
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
506
FCA US LLC Customer Center
507
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
507
In Mexico Contact
507
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
507
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
507
Service Contract
508
WARRANTY INFORMATION
508
MOPAR PARTS
509
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
509
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
509
In Canada
509
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
509
INDEX
511

FAQ about the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Manual

What contains the 2017 Grand Caravan manual?

The Dodge Grand Caravan owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Dodge to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Dodge Grand Caravan. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Dodge Grand Caravan 2017 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Grand Caravan, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Dodge Grand Caravan year 2017 free?

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The Dodge Grand Caravan (2017) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2017 is available in English.

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