2017 Dodge Journey Owner's Manual

2017 Dodge Journey owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Journey
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
5.72 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
Keyless Push Button Ignition
11
Key Fob
11
Ignition Or Accessory On Message
12
General Information
13
SENTRY KEY
13
Replacement Key Fobs
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 ENTRY
17
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY — PASSIVE ENTRY
18
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
18
1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks
18
Flash Lamps With Lock
18
Headlight Illumination On Approach
19
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
19
Sound Horn With Lock
19
Using The Panic Alarm
19
Programming Additional Key Fobs
19
Key Fob Battery Replacement
20
General Information
21
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
21
How To Use Remote Start
22
Remote Start Abort Message
22
To Enter Remote Start Mode
23
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
23
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
23
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
23
General Information
24
DOOR LOCKS
24
Manual Door Locks
24
Power Door Locks
25
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
26
Auto Unlock On Exit
26
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
26
To Engage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
26
To Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
28
KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO — PASSIVE ENTRY (IF EQUIPPED)
29
General Information
32
WINDOWS
32
Power Windows
32
Auto-Down Feature
33
Auto-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection
33
Reset Auto-Up
34
Window Lockout Switch
34
Wind Buffeting
35
LIFTGATE
35
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
36
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
36
Important Safety Precautions
36
Seat Belt Systems
37
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
38
Lap/Shoulder Belts
39
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
41
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
43
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
43
Seat Belt Extender
44
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
45
Seat Belt Pretensioner
45
Energy Management Feature — If Equipped
45
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) – If Equipped
46
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
47
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
50
Air Bag System Components
50
Air Bag Warning Light
50
Front Air Bags
51
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
52
Front Air Bag Operation
53
Knee Impact Bolsters
54
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
54
Supplemental Side Air Bags
54
Air Bag System Components
58
If A Deployment Occurs
58
Enhanced Accident Response System
60
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
60
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
60
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
61
Child Restraints
62
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
63
Infant And Child Restraints
64
Older Children And Child Restraints
65
Integrated Child Booster Seat — If Equipped
66
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
69
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
70
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
71
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
71
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
73
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
73
Center Seat LATCH
74
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
76
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt
77
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
77
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
78
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
79
Installing A Child Restraint With A Cinching Latch Plate (CINCH) — If Equipped:
81
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
82
Transporting Pets
84
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
84
SAFETY TIPS
85
Transporting Passengers
85
Exhaust Gas
85
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
86
Seat Belts
86
Air Bag Warning Light
86
Defroster
87
Floor Mat Safety Information
87
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
88
Tires
88
Lights
88
Door Latches
88
Fluid Leaks
88
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
89
MIRRORS
93
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
93
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
93
Outside Mirrors
94
Power Mirrors
95
Power Folding Mirrors — If Equipped
95
Manual Folding Mirrors — If Equipped
96
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
97
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
97
Sun Visor “Slide-On Rod” Feature — If Equipped
97
UCONNECT PHONE (4.3)
98
Radio 4.3
98
Voice Activated Features:
98
Screen Activated Features:
98
Operation
100
Natural Speech
100
Voice Command Tree
101
Help Command
101
Cancel Command
101
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
101
Pair A Bluetooth Streaming Audio Device
102
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or Audio Device
103
Disconnecting A Phone Or Audio Device
103
Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
103
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
103
Phonebook Download (Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone) — If Equipped
104
Emergency And Towing Assistance
104
Phone Call Features
105
Ways To Initiate A Phone Call
105
Dial By Saying A Number
105
Call By Saying A Phonebook Name
105
Call Controls
105
Touch-Tone Number Entry
106
Recent Calls
106
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
106
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
107
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
107
Toggling Between Calls
107
Join Calls
107
Call Termination
107
Redial
108
Call Continuation
108
Uconnect Phone Features
108
Emergency Assistance
108
Roadside Assistance/Towing Assistance
109
Voice Mail Calling
109
Working With Automated Systems
109
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
110
Voice Response Length
110
Phone And Network Status Indicators
110
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
111
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute OFF)
111
Advanced Phone Connectivity
111
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
111
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between the Uconnect Phone And Mobile Phone
111
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect Phone
111
Voice Command
111
Far End Audio Performance
113
Bluetooth Communication Link
113
Power-Up
113
Voice Tree
114
General Information
115
UCONNECT PHONE (RADIO 8.4/8.4 NAV)
115
Operation
118
Natural Speech
118
Voice Command Tree
119
Help Command
119
Cancel Command
119
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
119
Pair Additional Mobile Phones
121
Pair A Bluetooth Streaming Audio Device
121
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or Audio Device After Pairing
122
Disconnecting A Phone Or Audio Device
122
Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
122
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
123
Phonebook Download (Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone) — If Equipped
123
Managing Your Favorite Phonebook
124
To Remove A Favorite
125
Emergency And Towing Assistance
125
Phone Call Features
126
Ways To Initiate A Phone Call
126
Dial By Saying A Number
127
Call By Saying A Phonebook Name
127
Call Controls
127
Touch-Tone Number Entry
127
Recent Calls
128
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
128
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
129
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
129
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
129
Toggling Between Calls
129
Join Calls
129
Call Termination
129
Redial
130
Call Continuation
130
Uconnect Phone Features
130
Emergency Assistance
130
Roadside Assistance/Towing Assistance
131
Voice Mail Calling
131
Working With Automated Systems
131
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
132
Voice Response Length
132
Phone And Network Status Indicators
133
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
133
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
133
Advanced Phone Connectivity
133
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
133
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect Phone And Mobile Phone
133
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect Phone
134
Voice Command
134
Far End Audio Performance
135
Voice Text Reply
135
Bluetooth Communication Link
139
Power-Up
139
Voice Tree
140
General Information
145
VOICE COMMAND (RADIO 8.4/8.4 NAV)
145
Radio 8.4/8.4 NAV
145
Natural Speech
146
Uconnect Voice Commands
147
Changing The Volume
147
Starting Voice Recognition (VR) Session In Radio/Player Modes
147
Source
147
Voice Tree
148
SEATS
157
Driver's Power Seat — If Equipped
158
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
158
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
158
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
158
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
159
Front Heated Seats — If Equipped
159
Manual Front Seat Adjustments
161
Recliner Adjustment
161
Driver's Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
162
Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat — If Equipped
163
Head Restraints
163
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR) — Front Seats
164
Head Restraints — Second Row Seats
166
Third Row Passenger Seats — Seven Passenger Models
167
60/40 Split Second-Row Passenger Seats
167
To Fold The Seat
168
To Unfold The Seat
169
Forward And Rearward Adjustment
169
Recliner Adjustment
170
Seatback/Armrest — Second Row Passenger Seat
170
Stadium Tip 'n Slide (Easy Entry/Exit Seat) — Seven Passenger Models
171
50/50 Split Third-Row Passenger Seats With Fold-Flat Feature — Seven Passenger Models
173
To Fold The Seatback
173
To Unfold The Seatback
174
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
175
LIGHTS
176
Headlight Switch
176
Automatic Headlights
177
Headlights On With Wipers
177
Headlight Time Delay
178
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
178
Lights-On Reminder
178
Fog Lights — If Equipped
179
Multifunction Lever
179
Turn Signals
180
Lane Change Assist
180
High/Low Beam Switch
180
Flash-To-Pass
180
Interior Lights
180
Dimmer Controls
181
Dome Light Position
181
Interior Light Defeat (Off)
181
Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness Feature)
181
Map/Reading Lights
181
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
182
Intermittent Wiper System
182
Windshield Wiper Operation
183
Windshield Washers
184
Mist Feature
184
Headlights On With Wipers
184
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
185
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
185
SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
186
To Activate
187
To Set A Desired Speed
187
To Deactivate
188
To Resume Speed
188
To Vary The Speed Setting
188
To Accelerate For Passing
189
Using Speed Control On Hills
189
PARKSENSE REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
190
ParkSense Sensors
190
ParkSense Warning Display
190
ParkSense Display
191
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
194
Service The ParkSense Rear Park Assist System
194
Cleaning The ParkSense System
194
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
195
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
196
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
198
Courtesy/Reading Lights
198
Sunglasses Storage
199
Interior Observation Mirror
199
Power Sunroof Switch — If Equipped
199
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
200
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
200
Programming A Rolling Code
201
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
202
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
203
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non-Rolling Code)
204
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
204
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
205
Using HomeLink
205
Security
206
Troubleshooting Tips
206
General Information
207
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
207
Opening Sunroof — Express
208
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
208
Closing Sunroof — Express
208
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
208
Pinch Protect Feature
209
Venting Sunroof — Express
209
Sunshade Operation
209
Wind Buffeting
209
Sunroof Maintenance
209
Ignition Off Operation
209
POWER OUTLETS
210
POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED
213
Power Inverter Operation
214
Vehicles Equipped With Radio 4.3
214
Vehicles Equipped With Radio 8.4/8.4 NAV
215
CUPHOLDERS
215
STORAGE
216
Glove Compartment
216
Floor Console Storage
217
Center Console Storage
217
Sliding Armrest
219
Flip 'n Stow Front Passenger Seat Storage — If Equipped
219
Second-Row Map Pocket And Grocery Retainers — If Equipped
220
In-Floor Storage Bin With Removable Liner
220
CARGO AREA FEATURES
221
Cargo Management System
221
Five Passenger System Features
221
Seven Passenger System Features
221
Cargo Tie-Downs
222
Retractable Cargo Area Cover (If Equipped) — Five Passenger Models
223
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
224
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
224
Rear Window Defroster
226
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
227
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
231
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
234
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
235
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
237
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
237
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
237
Air Bag Warning Light
238
Brake Warning Light
239
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
240
Engine Temperature Warning Light
241
Transmission Temperature Warning Light
241
Battery Charge Warning Light
242
Oil Pressure Warning Light
242
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
243
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning Light — If Equipped
243
Door Open Warning Light — If Equipped
244
Liftgate Open Warning Light — If Equipped
244
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
245
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
245
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
246
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
247
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
247
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
249
Low Fuel Indicator Light
250
Low Washer Fluid Indicator Light — If Equipped
250
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
250
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
250
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
251
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
251
Speed Control SET Indicator Light
252
White Telltale Indicator Lights
252
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light
252
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
253
High Beam Indicator Light
253
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
253
Instrument Cluster Display Location And Controls
254
Oil Change Due
255
Fuel Economy
256
Average Fuel Economy
256
Distance To Empty (DTE)
256
Instantaneous Fuel Economy
257
Vehicle Speed
257
Trip Info
257
Trip A
257
Trip B
258
Elapsed Time
258
To Reset The Display
258
Tire Pressure
258
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
258
Messages
259
Turn Menu OFF
259
Battery Saver On/Battery Saver Mode Message — Electrical Load Reduction Actions
259
CYBERSECURITY
261
UCONNECT SETTINGS
263
Buttons On The Faceplate
263
Buttons On The Touchscreen
263
Customer Programmable Features — Radio 4.3 Settings
263
Display
265
Clock
266
Safety & Driving Assistance
266
Lights
267
Doors & Locks
268
Auto-On Comfort & Remote Start
270
Engine Off Options
270
Compass Settings
271
Audio
273
Phone/Bluetooth
274
SIRIUS Setup
274
Customer Programmable Features — Radio 8.4 Settings
275
Display
276
Clock
278
Safety & Driving Assistance
279
Lights
280
Doors & Locks
282
Auto-On Comfort & Remote Start
284
Engine Off Options
285
Compass Settings — If Equipped
286
Audio
288
Phone/Bluetooth
289
SiriusXM Setup
289
Accessibility — If Equipped
290
UCONNECT MULTIMEDIA — VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (VES) — IF EQUIPPED
291
Getting Started
291
Single Video Screen
292
Play A DVD
292
Using The Remote Control
292
Play Video Games
292
Using The Remote Control
293
Using The Touchscreen Radio Controls
293
Listen To An Audio Source On Channel 2 While A Video Is Playing On Channel 1
293
Using The Remote Control
293
Using The Touchscreen Radio Controls
293
Important Notes For Single Video Screen System
294
Play A DVD Using The Touchscreen Radio
294
Using The Remote Control
294
Using The Touchscreen Radio Controls
294
VES Remote Control — If Equipped
295
Controls And Indicators
295
Remote Control Storage
297
Locking The Remote Control
297
Replacing The Remote Control Batteries
297
VES Headphones Operation
298
Replacing The Headphone Batteries
298
Controls
299
Accessibility
299
Unwired Stereo Headphone Lifetime Limited Warranty
300
System Information
301
Information Mode Display
301
Numeric Keypad Menu
302
Station List Menu
302
Disc Menu
302
Options Menu
303
Display Settings
303
Listening To Audio With The Screen Closed
303
Disc Formats
304
Product Agreement
307
IPOD/USB/MP3 CONTROL
307
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
307
Right-Hand Switch Functions
307
Left-Hand Switch Functions For Radio Operation
308
Left-Hand Switch Functions For Media (i.e., CD) Operation
308
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
308
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE DEVICES
309
Regulatory And Safety Information
309
CLIMATE CONTROLS
310
Manual Three Zone Climate Controls With Touchscreen — If Equipped
310
Buttons On The Faceplate
310
Buttons On The Touchscreen
311
Climate Control Functions
316
Rear Manual Temperature Control (MTC) — If Equipped
317
Controlling The Rear Climate Controls From The Front Uconnect Touchscreen
318
Rear Blower Control
319
Rear Temperature Control
319
Rear Mode Control
320
Automatic Three Zone Temperature Control (ATC) With Touchscreen — If Equipped
320
Buttons On The Faceplate
320
Buttons On The Touchscreen
321
Climate Control Functions
325
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
326
Rear Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
327
Controlling The Rear Climate Controls From The Front ATC Panel
329
Rear Lock
329
Rear Blower Control
330
Rear Temperature Control
330
Rear Mode Control
331
Operating Tips
331
STARTING AND OPERATING
335
STARTING PROCEDURES
339
Automatic Transmission
339
Keyless Enter-N-Go — Ignition
340
Normal Starting
340
To Turn On The Engine Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
340
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
340
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions — With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
341
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
341
If Engine Fails To Start
341
Clearing A Flooded Engine (Using ENGINE START/STOP Button)
342
After Starting
342
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
342
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
343
Ignition Park Interlock
344
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
344
Four-Speed Or Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
344
Gear Ranges
345
PARK (P)
345
REVERSE (R)
347
NEUTRAL (N)
347
DRIVE (D)
348
Transmission Limp Home Mode
348
Overdrive Operation
349
Torque Converter Clutch
349
AUTOSTICK
350
Operation
350
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) — IF EQUIPPED
351
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
352
Acceleration
352
Traction
352
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
353
Flowing/Rising Water
353
Shallow Standing Water
353
POWER STEERING
354
Power Steering Fluid Check
355
PARKING BRAKE
355
BRAKE SYSTEM
357
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
358
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
358
Brake System Warning Light
358
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
358
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
359
Brake Assist System (BAS)
360
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
360
Towing With HSA
361
Disabling And Enabling HSA
362
Traction Control System (TCS)
363
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
363
ESC Operating Modes
364
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light and ESC OFF Indicator Light
365
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
366
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
367
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
367
Tire Markings
367
Tire Sizing Chart
368
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
370
Tire Terminology And Definitions
371
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
372
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
372
Tire And Loading Information Placard
373
Loading
374
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
377
Tire Pressure
377
Safety
377
Fuel Economy
378
Tread Wear
378
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
378
Tire Inflation Pressures
378
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
379
Radial Ply Tires
379
Tire Types
380
All Season Tires — If Equipped
380
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
380
Snow Tires
380
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
381
Spare Tires — If Equipped
381
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
381
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
382
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
382
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
383
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
383
Tire Spinning
384
Tread Wear Indicators
384
Life Of Tire
385
Replacement Tires
385
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
386
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
387
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
388
Treadwear
388
Traction Grades
389
Temperature Grades
389
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
390
Premium System
392
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
393
Service TPMS Warning
393
TPMS Deactivation — If Equipped
395
General Information
395
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
396
Reformulated Gasoline
396
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
397
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
397
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
397
MMT In Gasoline
397
Materials Added To Fuel
398
Fuel System Cautions
398
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
399
FLEXIBLE FUEL (3.6L ENGINE ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
399
E-85 General Information
399
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
400
Fuel Requirements
400
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
400
Starting
401
Cruising Range
401
Replacement Parts
401
Maintenance
401
ADDING FUEL
402
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
402
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
403
VEHICLE LOADING
403
Vehicle Certification Label
403
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
404
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
404
Overloading
404
Loading
404
TRAILER TOWING
405
Common Towing Definitions
405
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
405
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
405
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
405
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
405
Tongue Weight (TW)
406
Frontal Area
406
Trailer Sway Control — Electronic
406
Trailer Sway Control — Mechanical
406
Weight-Carrying Hitch
406
Weight-Distributing Hitch
406
Trailer Hitch Classification
407
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
408
Trailer And Tongue Weight
409
Towing Requirements
410
Towing Requirements — Tires
411
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
411
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring (If Equipped)
412
Towing Tips
414
Automatic Transmission
414
Speed Control — If Equipped
414
AutoStick
414
Cooling System
415
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
415
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
415
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
417
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
418
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
418
2.4L Engine — If Equipped
419
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
419
Torque Specifications
419
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
421
Jack Location — If Equipped
421
Spare Tire Location
421
Preparations For Jacking
422
Spare Tire Removal
422
Spare Tire Stowage
423
Jacking Instructions
424
Road Tire Installation
429
Vehicles Equipped With Wheel Covers
429
Vehicles Without Wheel Covers
431
JUMP-STARTING
431
Preparations For Jump-Start
432
Jump-Starting Procedure
433
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
434
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
436
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
436
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Models
438
Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) Models
438
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
439
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
439
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
441
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L
443
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
444
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
445
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
445
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
446
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
446
REPLACEMENT PARTS
447
DEALER SERVICE
447
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
447
Engine Oil
448
Checking Oil Level
448
Change Engine Oil
449
Engine Oil Selection
449
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
449
Engine Oil Viscosity — 2.4L Engine
449
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 3.6L Engine
450
Synthetic Engine Oils
450
Materials Added To Engine Oil
450
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
450
Engine Oil Filter
451
Engine Oil Filter Selection
451
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
451
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
451
Maintenance-Free Battery
451
Air Conditioner Maintenance
452
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf
453
A/C Air Filter — If Equipped
453
Body Lubrication
455
Windshield Wiper Blades
455
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
456
Adding Washer Fluid
457
Exhaust System
457
Cooling System
459
Coolant Checks
459
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
460
Selection Of Coolant
460
Adding Coolant
461
Cooling System Pressure Cap
462
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
462
Coolant Level
462
Points To Remember
463
Brake System
464
Master Cylinder — Brake Fluid Level Check
464
Automatic Transmission
465
Selection Of Lubricant
465
Special Additives
466
Fluid Level Check — Four-Speed Automatic Transmission
466
Fluid Level Check — Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
468
Fluid And Filter Changes
468
Rear Drive Assembly (RDA) – AWD Models Only
468
Lubricant Selection
468
Fluid Level Check
468
Frequency Of Fluid Change
468
Power Transfer Unit (PTU) – AWD Models Only
469
Lubricant Selection
469
Fluid Level Check
469
Frequency Of Fluid Change
469
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
469
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
469
What Causes Corrosion?
469
Washing
470
Special Care
470
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
471
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
472
Interior Care
472
Cleaning Headlights
473
Glass Surfaces
474
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
474
Seat Belt Maintenance
474
Cleaning The Cupholders
475
FUSES
475
Interior Fuses
476
Underhood Fuses (Power Distribution Center)
478
REPLACEMENT BULBS
481
BULB REPLACEMENT
483
Front Low/High Beam Headlamp, Turn Signal/Park Lamp, And Side Marker Lamp
483
Front Fog Lamp
484
Rear Turn Signal And Backup Lamp
485
Changing The Rear Turn Signal Lamp
485
Changing The Backup Lamp
486
License Plate Lamp
487
FLUID CAPACITIES
488
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
489
Engine
489
Chassis
491
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
493
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
494
Maintenance Chart
495
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
499
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
500
Prepare For The Appointment
500
Prepare A List
500
Be Reasonable With Requests
500
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
500
FCA US LLC Customer Center
501
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
501
In Mexico Contact
501
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
501
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
502
Service Contract
502
WARRANTY INFORMATION
503
MOPAR PARTS
503
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
503
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
503
In Canada
504
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
504
INDEX
505

FAQ about the 2017 Dodge Journey Manual

What contains the 2017 Journey manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Dodge Journey
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Journey, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2017 Dodge Journey Owners Manual?

The Dodge Journey owner manual for the 2017 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Dodge Journey year 2017 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2017 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Dodge Journey (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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