2017 Jeep Wrangler Owner's Manual

2017 Jeep Wrangler owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Wrangler
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
6.39 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
Essential Information
7
Symbols
7
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
11
FRONT VIEW
12
REAR VIEW
13
INSTRUMENT PANEL
14
INTERIOR
15
Key Fob
21
To Unlock The Doors And Swing Gate
21
To Lock The Doors And Swing Gate
22
Key Fob Battery Replacement
22
Programming Additional Key Fobs
22
How To Use Remote Start
24
Remote Start Abort Message
25
To Enter Remote Start
25
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
26
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
26
Replacement Key Fobs
27
Customer Key Programming
28
Rearming The System
29
To Arm The System
29
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
32
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
33
Upper Half Door Window Removal — If Equipped
34
Upper Half Door Window Installation — If Equipped
34
Front Door Removal
34
Manual Front Seats
39
Front Seat Adjustment
39
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
40
Front Seatback Recline
40
Front Passenger Easy Entry Seat — Two-Door Models
41
Tip n' Slide Seats — Two-Door Models
42
Manual Rear Seats
43
Removing the Rear Seat — Two-Door Models
43
Replacing The Rear Seat — Two-Door Models
45
60/40 Split Folding Rear Seat — Four-Door Models
45
Front Head Restraints
48
Rear Head Restraints — 2 Door Model
49
Inside Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped
51
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
52
Outside Mirrors
52
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
53
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
53
Headlights And Parking Lights
54
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
54
High/Low Beam Switch
55
Flash-To-Pass
55
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
55
Front Fog Lights
55
Turn Signals
56
Lane Change Assist — If Equipped
56
Courtesy/Reading Lights
56
Instrument Panel Dimmer
57
Windshield Wiper Operation
59
Intermittent Wiper System
60
Windshield Washers
60
Mist Feature
60
Manual Climate Control Overview
62
Manual Climate Control Descriptions
63
Automatic Climate Control Overview
66
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions
66
Manual Operation Override
70
Operating Tips
70
Summer Operation
70
Winter Operation
70
Vacation/Storage
70
Window Fogging
71
Outside Air Intake
71
Cabin Air Filter
71
Removing The Soft Top — Two-Door Models
74
Removing The Soft Top — Four-Door Models
78
Front Panel(s) Removal
84
Freedom Top Storage Bag
87
Front Panel(s) Installation
90
Front Panel(s) Installation With Rear Hard Top Removed
91
Rear Hard Top Removal
91
Door Frame Removal
95
Door Frame Installation — Two-Door Models — If Equipped
97
Quick Steps To Lowering The Soft Top
103
Quick Steps To Raising The Soft Top
107
Lowering The Soft Top
112
Opening The Sunrider
130
Quick Steps For Lowering The Soft Top
135
Quick Steps For Raising The Soft Top
139
Folding Down The Soft Top
145
Opening The Sunrider
164
Lowering The Windshield And Removing Side Bars
168
Opening The Hood
172
Closing The Hood
172
Storage
174
Glove Compartment
174
Console Storage Compartment
174
Rear Storage Compartment — If Equipped
175
Cupholders
176
Electrical Power Outlets
176
Power Inverter — If Equipped
179
Instrument Cluster Display Location And Controls
185
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
187
Gear Shift Indicator (GSI) — If Equipped
188
Oil Change Required
188
Instrument Cluster Display Menu Items
189
Compass, Outside Temperature Display / ECO (Fuel Saver Mode) — If Equipped
189
Digital Speedometer
191
Average Fuel Economy
191
Distance To Empty (DTE)
191
Tire Pressure — If Equipped
191
Elapsed Time
192
Vehicle Information
192
Units Selection (UNITS IN Display)
192
System Warnings
192
Red Telltale Lights
196
Air Bag Warning Light
196
Battery Charge Warning Light
197
Brake Warning Light
197
Coolant Temperature Warning Light
199
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
200
Oil Pressure Warning Light
201
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
201
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
202
Yellow Telltale Lights
202
Low Fuel Warning Indicator Light
202
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
203
Engine Malfunction Warning Light
203
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
205
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light
207
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
208
Front Axle Lock Indicator Light — If Equipped
208
Rear Axle Lock Indicator Light — If Equipped
208
4WD Indicator Light — If Equipped
209
Sway Bar Indicator Light — If Equipped
209
Green Telltale Lights
209
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
209
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
210
White Telltale Lights
210
Cruise Control On Indicator Light
210
Hill Descent Control (HDC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
211
Blue Telltale Lights
211
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
212
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
213
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
213
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
216
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
217
Electronic Brake Control System
217
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
217
Brake System Warning Light
218
Brake Assist System (BAS)
218
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
218
Disabling And Enabling HSA
219
Traction Control System (TCS)
220
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
220
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
226
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
226
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
229
Base System
230
Premium System — If Equipped
233
TPMS Deactivation — If Equipped
237
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
238
Important Safety Precautions
238
Seat Belt Systems
239
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
239
Lap/Shoulder Belts
240
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
242
Rear Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Retractor Lockout — If Equipped
244
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
245
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
245
Seat Belt Extender
246
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
247
Seat Belt Pretensioner
247
Energy Management Feature
247
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
248
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
250
Air Bag System Components
250
Air Bag Warning Light
250
Front Air Bags
251
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
252
Front Air Bag Operation
253
Knee Impact Bolsters
254
Supplemental Side Air Bags
254
Air Bag System Components
256
If A Deployment Occurs
257
Enhanced Accident Response System
258
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
258
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
258
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
259
Child Restraints
260
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
261
Infant And Child Restraints
261
Older Children And Child Restraints
262
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
263
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
264
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
265
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
265
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
268
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
269
Center Seat LATCH: Two Door
270
Center Seat LATCH: Four Door
270
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
271
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt
271
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
272
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
273
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
274
Installing Child Restraints Using the Top Tether Anchorage
276
Transporting Passengers
277
Exhaust Gas
278
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
279
Seat Belts
279
Air Bag Warning Light
279
Defroster
279
Floor Mat Safety Information
279
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
281
Tires
281
Lights
281
Door Latches
281
Fluid Leaks
281
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
285
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
285
Normal Starting — Gasoline Engine
285
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
286
If Engine Fails To Start
286
After Starting
287
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
287
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
287
Shifting
291
Recommended Vehicle Shift Speeds
291
Downshifting
291
Maximum Recommended Downshift Speeds
292
Key Ignition Park Interlock
294
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
294
Five-Speed Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
295
Gear Ranges
295
PARK (P)
296
REVERSE (R)
298
NEUTRAL (N)
298
DRIVE (D)
298
Transmission Limp Home Mode
299
Overdrive Operation
299
Autostick
299
Operating Instructions/Precautions
301
Shift Positions
303
2H Position
303
4H Position
303
N (Neutral) Position
303
4L Position
303
Shifting Procedure
303
2H to 4H or 4H to 2H
303
4H to 4L or 4L to 4H
304
Trac-Lok Rear Axle — If Equipped
304
Axle Lock (Tru–Lok) — Rubicon Models
305
To Activate
309
To Set A Desired Speed
310
To Vary The Speed Setting
310
To Accelerate For Passing
311
To Resume Speed
311
To Deactivate
311
Fuel Filler Cap
312
Certification Label
313
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
314
Payload
314
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
314
Tire Size
314
Rim Size
314
Inflation Pressure
314
Curb Weight
314
Common Towing Definitions
316
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
316
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
316
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
316
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
316
Tongue Weight (TW)
316
Frontal Area
316
Trailer Sway Control – If Equipped
317
Weight-Carrying Hitch
317
Weight-Distributing Hitch
317
Trailer Hitch Classification
318
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
319
Trailer And Tongue Weight
323
Towing Requirements — Tires
323
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
324
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
324
Towing Tips
325
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
325
AutoStick — If Equipped
326
Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped
326
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
327
Recreational Towing — Four-Wheel Drive Models
327
Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
328
On-Road Driving Tips
330
Off Road Driving Tips
331
Side Step Removal — If Equipped
331
The Basics Of Off-Road Driving
331
When To Use 4L (Low) Range
332
Simultaneous Brake And Throttle Operation
332
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
332
Crossing Obstacles (Rocks And Other High Points)
334
Hill Climbing
336
Driving Through Water
338
After Driving Off-Road
339
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
341
Replacement Bulbs
342
Bulb Replacement
343
Headlamp
343
Front Park/Turn Signal
344
Front Side Marker
344
Front Fog Lamp
344
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, And Backup Lamp
345
General Information
346
Jack Location
352
Spare Tire Removal
353
Preparations For Jacking
353
Jacking Instructions
354
Preparations For Jump-Start
357
Jump-Starting Procedure
359
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
360
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
361
Without The Ignition Key
365
Four–Wheel Drive Models
365
Emergency Tow Hooks — If Equipped
365
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
366
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
366
Maintenance Plan
370
Engine Compartment — 3.6L
375
Checking Oil Level
376
Adding Washer Fluid
376
Engine Oil
378
Change Engine Oil — Gasoline Engine
378
Gasoline Engine Oil Selection
378
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
378
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 3.6L Engine
378
Synthetic Engine Oils
379
Materials Added To Engine Oil
379
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
379
Engine Oil Filter
379
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
379
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection and Replacement — Gasoline Engine
380
Accessory Drive Belt Inspection
382
Air Conditioner Maintenance
383
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
384
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling — R–1234yf
384
Air Conditioning Filter Replacement (A/C Air Filter)
385
Body Lubrication
387
Windshield Wiper Blades
387
Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
388
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
390
Exhaust System
392
Cooling System
394
Engine Coolant Checks
394
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
395
Selection Of Coolant
395
Adding Coolant
396
Cooling System Pressure Cap
397
Disposal Of Used Coolant
397
Coolant Level
398
Points To Remember
398
Brake System
399
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
399
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
400
Fluid Level Check
400
Adding Fluid
400
Selection Of Lubricant
400
Transfer Case
401
Fluid Level Check
401
Adding Fluid
401
Drain
401
Selection Of Lubricant
401
Automatic Transmission
401
Selection Of Lubricant
401
Special Additives
402
Fluid Level Check
402
Fluid And Filter Changes
404
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
404
Selection Of Lubricant
404
Fluid Level Check
404
Frequency Of Fluid Change
404
Tire Safety Information
404
Tire Markings
405
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
406
Tire Terminology And Definitions
407
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
408
Loading
409
Tires — General Information
412
Tire Pressure
412
Tire Inflation Pressures
413
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
414
Radial Ply Tires
414
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
415
Tire Spinning
415
Tread Wear Indicators
415
Life Of Tire
416
Replacement Tires
417
Tire Types
418
All Season Tires — If Equipped
418
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
418
Snow Tires
419
Spare Tires — If Equipped
419
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
419
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
419
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
420
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
420
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
421
Tire Chains (Traction Devices)
422
Treadwear
424
Traction Grades
424
Temperature Grades
425
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
426
What Causes Corrosion?
427
Body And Underbody Maintenance
427
Cleaning Headlights
427
Preserving The Bodywork
427
Washing
427
Special Care
428
Appearance Care For Fabric Top Models
428
Seats And Fabric Parts
430
Seat Belt Maintenance
430
Plastic And Coated Parts
431
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
431
Leather Parts
431
Glass Surfaces
432
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
433
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
434
3.6L Engine
436
Reformulated Gasoline
436
Materials Added To Fuel
436
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
437
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
437
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
438
MMT In Gasoline
438
Fuel System Cautions
438
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
439
Engine
441
Chassis
443
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
447
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
447
Electronic Volume Control
447
SEEK Buttons
447
Clock Setting Procedure
447
RW/FF
448
TUNE Control
448
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
448
AM/FM Button
448
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
448
Buttons 1 - 6
449
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
449
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
449
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
450
SEEK Button
450
TIME Button
450
RW/FF
450
AM/FM Button
450
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
451
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
451
Supported Media (Disc Types)
451
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
451
Supported MP3 File Formats
452
Playback Of MP3 Files
453
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
453
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
454
Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)
454
Electronic Volume Control
454
SEEK Buttons
454
Voice Command System (Radio) — If Equipped
454
Voice Command Button Uconnect Phone — If Equipped
454
Phone Button Uconnect Phone — If Equipped
455
TIME Button
455
Clock Setting Procedure
455
INFO Button
455
RW/FF
455
TUNE Control
455
Setting The Tone, Balance And Fade
455
MUSIC TYPE Button
456
SETUP Button
457
AM/FM Button
457
SET/RND Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
457
Buttons 1 - 6
458
DISC/AUX Button
458
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
458
Inserting Compact Disc(s)
458
EJECT Button — Ejecting A CD
459
SEEK Button
459
TIME Button
459
RW/FF
459
AM/FM Button
459
SET/RND Button (Random Play Button)
460
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
460
Supported Media (Disc Types)
460
Supported Medium Formats (File Systems)
460
Supported MP3 File Formats
461
Playback Of MP3 Files
462
LIST Button — CD Mode For MP3 Play
462
INFO Button — CD Mode For MP3 Play
462
Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode
462
TIME Button (Auxiliary Mode)
463
Uconnect (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
463
System Activation
463
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
463
ESN/SID Access
463
Selecting Uconnect (Satellite) Mode
464
Satellite Antenna
464
Reception Quality
464
Operating Instructions — Uconnect (Satellite) Mode
464
SEEK Buttons
464
SCAN Button
464
INFO Button
464
RW/FF
465
TUNE Control
465
MUSIC TYPE Button
465
SETUP Button
465
SET Button — To Set The Pushbutton Memory
465
Buttons 1 - 6
466
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
466
Operating Instructions (Uconnect Phone) — If Equipped
466
Radio Operation
468
CD Player
468
Regulatory And Safety Information
469
Operation
473
Voice Command Tree
474
Help Command
474
Cancel Command
474
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
474
Dial By Saying A Number
475
Call By Saying A Name
475
Phonebook Download – Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone
476
Add Names To Your Uconnect Phonebook
476
Edit Uconnect Phonebook Entries
477
Delete Uconnect Phonebook Entry
477
List All Names In The Uconnect Phonebook
478
Phone Call Features
478
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
479
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
479
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
479
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
479
Toggling Between Calls
479
Conference Call
480
Three-Way Calling
480
Call Termination
480
Redial
480
Call Continuation
480
Uconnect Phone Features
481
Language Selection
481
Emergency Assistance
481
Roadside Assistance/Towing Assistance
482
Paging
482
Voice Mail Calling
482
Working With Automated Systems
482
Barge In – Overriding Prompts
483
Turning Confirmation Prompts On/Off
483
Phone And Network Status Indicators
484
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
484
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
484
Advanced Phone Connectivity
485
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
485
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect Phone And Mobile Phone
485
List Paired Mobile Phone Names
485
Select Another Mobile Phone
485
Delete Uconnect Phone Paired Mobile Phones
486
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect Phone
486
Uconnect Phone Tutorial
486
Voice Training
486
Reset
486
Voice Command
487
Far End Audio Performance
488
Recent Calls
488
Voice Text Reply
488
Bluetooth Communication Link
490
Power-Up
490
Voice Command System Operation
494
Commands
495
Changing The Volume
495
Main Menu
495
Radio AM
496
Radio FM
496
Satellite Radio
496
Disc Mode
497
USB Mode
497
Bluetooth Streaming (BT) Mode
497
Memo Mode
497
Setup
498
Voice Training
498
Prepare For The Appointment
500
Prepare A List
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
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
503
In Canada
504
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
504
INDEX
507

FAQ about the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Manual

What contains the 2017 Wrangler manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Jeep Wrangler, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

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