2021 Jeep Compass Owner's Manual

2021 Jeep Compass owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Compass
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
17.88 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
15
KEYS
15
Key Fobs
15
To Unlock/Lock The Doors And Liftgate
15
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob
16
Programming And Requesting Additional Key Fobs
17
SENTRY KEY
17
IGNITION SWITCH
18
Keyless Enter-N-Go — Ignition
18
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED
19
How To Use Remote Start
19
To Exit Remote Start Mode
20
Remote Start Front Defrost Activation — If Equipped
21
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
21
Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer Activation — If Equipped
21
Remote Start Abort Message — If Equipped
22
VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
22
To Arm The System
22
To Disarm The System
23
Rearming Of The System
23
Security System Manual Override
23
DOORS
23
Manual Door Locks
23
Power Door Locks
24
Keyless Enter-N-Go — Passive Entry
24
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
27
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
27
STEERING WHEEL
28
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
28
Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
28
DRIVER MEMORY SETTINGS — IF EQUIPPED
29
Programming The Memory Feature
29
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Key Fob To Memory
30
Memory Position Recall
30
SEATS
30
Manual Adjustment (Front Seats) — If Equipped
31
Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
31
Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped
31
Manual Front Seat Recline Adjustment
31
Fold-Forward Front Passenger Seat — If Equipped
32
Manual Adjustment (Rear Seats)
32
60/40 Split Folding Rear Seat With Fold-Flat Feature
32
To Lower The Rear Seat
33
To Raise The Rear Seat
33
Power Adjustment (Front Seats) — If Equipped
33
Reclining The Seatback Forward Or Rearward
34
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
34
Easy Entry/Exit Seat — If Equipped
34
Front Heated Seats — If Equipped
35
Front Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
35
Head Restraints
36
Front Head Restraint Adjustment
36
Rear Head Restraints
37
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION
37
Introducing Voice Recognition
37
Basic Voice Commands
38
Get Started
38
Additional Information
39
MIRRORS
39
Inside Rearview Mirror
39
Manual Mirror — If Equipped
39
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
39
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
40
Sun Visor “Slide-On-Rod” Feature — If Equipped
40
Outside Mirrors
40
Power Adjustment Mirrors
40
Folding Mirrors
41
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
41
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
42
Multifunction Lever
42
Headlight Switch
42
Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) — If Equipped
42
High/Low Beam Switch
42
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control — If Equipped
42
Flash-To-Pass
43
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
43
Headlight Time Delay
43
Lights-On Reminder
43
Fog Lights — If Equipped
44
Turn Signals
44
Lane Change Assist
44
Battery Saver Feature
44
INTERIOR LIGHTS
44
Interior Courtesy Lights
44
Instrument Panel Dimmer Control
45
Ambient Light Control — If Equipped
45
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
45
Windshield Wiper Operation
45
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
46
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
47
Windshield Wiper De-Icer — If Equipped
48
CLIMATE CONTROLS
48
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
48
MAX A/C Button
48
A/C Button
49
Recirculation Button
49
AUTO Button
49
Front Defrost Button
49
Rear Defrost Button
49
Driver And Passenger Temperature Control Buttons
50
SYNC Button
50
Blower Control
50
Mode Control
50
Panel Mode
51
Bi-Level Mode
51
Floor Mode
51
Mix Mode
51
Climate Control OFF Button
51
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
51
Automatic Operation
51
Manual Operation Override
52
Climate Voice Commands
52
Operating Tips
52
Summer Operation
52
Winter Operation
52
Vacation/Storage
52
Window Fogging
52
Outside Air Intake
52
Cabin Air Filter
53
Stop/Start System — If Equipped
53
Windshield Wiper De-Icer — If Equipped
53
Operating Tips Chart
53
INTERIOR STORAGE AND EQUIPMENT
54
Storage
54
Glove Compartment
54
Console Storage Compartment
54
USB/AUX Control
54
Power Outlets
55
Power Inverter — If Equipped
56
WINDOWS
57
Power Window Controls
57
Automatic Window Features
57
Reset Auto-Up
58
Window Lockout Switch
58
Wind Buffeting
58
POWER SUNROOF WITH POWER SHADE — IF EQUIPPED
58
Opening And Closing The Sunroof
59
Venting Sunroof
59
Opening And Closing The Power Sunshade
60
Pinch Protect Feature
60
Sunroof Maintenance
60
HOOD
61
Opening The Hood
61
Closing The Hood
61
LIFTGATE
61
Unlock/Open The Liftgate
61
Lock/Close The Liftgate
62
Power Liftgate — If Equipped
62
Cargo Area Features
64
Cargo Load Floor
64
Cargo Tie-Down Hooks And Loops
65
Rear Storage Bins
65
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
66
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
67
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
67
Instrument Cluster Descriptions
69
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
69
Instrument Cluster Display Location And Controls
70
Oil Change Reset
70
Instrument Cluster Display Menu Items
71
Speedometer
71
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
71
Fuel Economy
72
Driver Assist
72
Trip Info
73
Stop/Start – If Equipped
73
Audio
73
Stored Messages
73
Screen Setup
73
Battery Saver On/Battery Saver Mode Message — Electrical Load Reduction Actions — If Equipped
74
TRIP COMPUTER
76
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
76
Red Warning Lights
76
Air Bag Warning Light
76
Brake Warning Light
76
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
77
Battery Charge Warning Light
78
Door Open Warning Light
78
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Fault Warning Light
78
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
78
Engine Temperature Warning Light
78
Hood Open Warning Light
79
Liftgate Open Warning Light
79
Oil Pressure Warning Light
79
Oil Temperature Warning Light
79
Transmission Fault Warning Light
79
Transmission Temperature Warning Light — If Equipped
79
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
79
Yellow Warning Lights
80
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
80
Electronic Park Brake Warning Light
80
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Active Warning Light — If Equipped
80
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Warning Light — If Equipped
80
Fuel Cutoff Warning Light — If Equipped
80
LaneSense Warning Light — If Equipped
80
Service LaneSense Warning Light — If Equipped
80
Low Coolant Level Warning Light
81
Low Fuel Warning Light
81
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light — If Equipped
81
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
81
Service Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Warning Light — If Equipped
81
Service 4WD Warning Light — If Equipped
81
Service Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Light — If Equipped
82
Service Stop/Start System Warning Light — If Equipped
82
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
82
Towing Hook Breakdown Warning Light — If Equipped
83
Yellow Indicator Lights
83
4WD Low Indicator Light — If Equipped
83
4WD Lock Indicator Light — If Equipped
83
Auto HOLD! Fault Indicator Light — If Equipped
83
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Indicator Light — If Equipped
83
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Off Indicator Light — If Equipped
83
Immobilizer Fail / VPS Electrical Alarm Indicator Light
83
Green Indicator Lights
84
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With No Target Detected Indicator Light — If Equipped
84
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With Target Detected Indicator Light — If Equipped
84
Auto HOLD Indicator Light — If Equipped
84
Automatic High Beam Indicator Light — If Equipped
84
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
84
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Premium Instrument Cluster
84
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
84
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
84
Sport Mode Indicator Light
84
Stop/Start Active Indicator Light — If Equipped
84
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
84
White Indicator Lights
85
Hill Descent Control (HDC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
85
Idle Coasting — If Equipped
85
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
85
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Premium Instrument Cluster
85
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With Base Instrument Cluster
85
Speed Warning Indicator Light — If Equipped
85
Blue Indicator Lights
85
High Beam Indicator Light
85
Gray Indicator Lights
86
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light — If Equipped With Base Instrument Cluster
86
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
86
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
86
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
86
STARTING AND OPERATING
88
STARTING THE ENGINE
88
Normal Starting
88
Automatic Transmission
88
Cold Weather Operation (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
89
Extended Park Starting
89
After Starting — Warming Up The Engine
89
If Engine Fails To Start
90
Stopping The Engine
90
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
90
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
91
PARK BRAKE
91
Electric Park Brake (EPB)
91
Auto Park Brake
93
SafeHold
94
Brake Service Mode
94
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
95
Ignition Park Interlock
96
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) System
96
Six-Speed Or Nine-Speed Automatic Transmission
96
Gear Ranges
97
PARK (P)
97
REVERSE (R)
99
NEUTRAL (N)
99
DRIVE (D)
99
AutoStick
99
Transmission Limp Home Mode
100
Torque Converter Clutch
101
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
101
Jeep Active Drive
101
Four Wheel Drive (4x4)
101
SELEC-TERRAIN — IF EQUIPPED
102
Mode Selection Guide
102
POWER STEERING
103
STOP/START SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
104
Autostop Mode
104
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not Autostop
104
To Start The Engine While In Autostop Mode
105
To Manually Turn Off The Stop/ Start System
106
To Manually Turn On The Stop/ Start System
106
System Malfunction
106
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEMS — IF EQUIPPED
106
Cruise Control — If Equipped
106
To Activate
107
To Set A Desired Speed
107
To Vary The Speed Setting
107
To Accelerate For Passing
107
Using Cruise Control On Hills
108
To Resume Speed
108
To Deactivate
108
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) — If Equipped
108
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
109
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
110
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
110
To Activate/Deactivate
110
To Set A Desired Speed
111
To Cancel
111
To Turn Off
112
To Resume
112
To Vary The Speed Setting
112
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
113
Overtake Aid
114
ACC Operation At Stop
114
Display Warnings And Maintenance
114
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
114
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
115
Service ACC/FCW Warning
116
Precautions While Driving With ACC
116
Towing A Trailer
116
Offset Driving
116
Turns And Bends
116
Using ACC On Hills
117
Lane Changing
117
Narrow Vehicles
117
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
118
PARKSENSE REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
118
ParkSense Sensors
118
ParkSense Warning Display
118
ParkSense Display
118
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
120
Service The ParkSense Rear Park Assist System
120
Cleaning The ParkSense System
121
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
121
LANESENSE — IF EQUIPPED
122
LaneSense Operation
122
Turning LaneSense On Or Off
123
LaneSense Warning Message
123
Changing LaneSense Status
126
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
126
REFUELING THE VEHICLE
128
VEHICLE LOADING
129
Certification Label
129
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
129
Payload
129
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
129
Tire Size
129
Rim Size
129
Inflation Pressure
129
Curb Weight
129
Loading
129
TRAILER TOWING
130
Common Towing Definitions
130
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
130
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
130
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
130
Tongue Weight (TW)
130
Trailer Frontal Area
130
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
130
Weight-Carrying Hitch
131
Weight-Distributing Hitch
131
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
131
Trailer And Tongue Weight
132
Towing Requirements
132
Towing Requirements — Tires
133
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
133
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
134
Towing Tips
135
Automatic Transmission
135
Cruise Control — If Equipped
135
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME)
135
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
135
Recreational Towing — Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) Models
136
Recreational Towing — 4X4 Models
136
DRIVING TIPS
136
On-Road Driving Tips
136
Off-Road Driving Tips
137
When To Use 4WD LOW Range
137
Driving Through Water
137
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
138
Hill Climbing
138
Traction Downhill
139
After Driving Off-Road
139
MULTIMEDIA
140
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
140
CYBERSECURITY
140
UCONNECT SETTINGS
141
Customer Programmable Features
141
Language
142
Display
142
Units
144
Voice
144
Clock
145
Camera
146
Safety/Driving Assistance
146
Target Battery Level
149
Power Level
149
Mirrors & Wipers
149
Brakes
150
Lights
150
Doors & Locks
151
Seats & Comfort
153
Key Off Options/Engine Off Options
153
Audio
154
Audio Repetition
155
Phone/Bluetooth®
155
SiriusXM® Setup — If Equipped
156
Clear Personal Data/Restore Settings
156
System Information
157
UCONNECT INTRODUCTION
157
System Overview
157
Drag & Drop Menu Bar
159
Safety And General Information
159
Safety Guidelines
159
Safe Usage Of The Uconnect System
159
Care And Maintenance
160
UCONNECT MODES
160
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
160
Radio Operation
160
Media Mode
160
Radio Mode
161
Radio Controls
161
Radio Voice Commands
162
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio Mode — If Equipped
162
Replay
164
Favorites
164
Browse In SXM
165
Setting Presets
166
Preset Features — If Equipped
167
Audio Settings
167
Media Mode
169
Operating Media Mode
169
Audio Source Selection
169
Types of Media Modes
169
USB Mode
169
Bluetooth® Mode
169
AUX Mode
170
Media Voice Commands
171
Phone Mode
171
Overview
171
Phone Operation
173
Operation
173
Natural Speech
173
Help Command
174
Cancel Command
174
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
174
Pair A Bluetooth® Streaming Audio Device
175
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or Audio Device After Pairing
176
Disconnecting or Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
176
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
177
Phonebook Download (Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone) — If Equipped
177
Managing Your Favorites — If Equipped
178
To Remove A Favorite — If Equipped
178
Phone Call Features
178
Call Controls
178
Key Pad Number Entry
179
Recent Calls — If Equipped
179
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
179
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
179
Do Not Disturb
179
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
180
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
180
Toggling Between Calls
180
Join Calls
180
Call Termination
180
Redial
180
Call Continuation
180
Advanced Phone Connectivity
181
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
181
Things You Should Know About Uconnect Phone
181
Voice Command
181
Bluetooth® Communication Link
183
Power-Up
183
ANDROID AUTO™ & APPLE CARPLAY® — IF EQUIPPED
183
Android Auto™
183
Maps
184
Music
184
Communication
184
Apps
184
Android Auto™ Voice Command
185
Apple CarPlay®
185
Phone
186
Music
186
Messages
186
Maps
186
Apps
187
Apple CarPlay® Voice Command
187
Android Auto™ And Apple CarPlay® Tips And Tricks
187
CONNECTED VEHICLE SERVICES — IF EQUIPPED
188
Is My Vehicle Connected?
188
Introduction To Connected Vehicle Services
188
SiriusXM Guardian™ Contact Information And Business Hours
188
What Is SiriusXM Guardian™?
188
Activation
189
Included Trial Period For New Vehicles
189
Features And Packages
190
Getting Started With Connected Vehicle Services
190
Download The Uconnect App
190
Using Your Owner’s Site
191
Using SiriusXM Guardian™
192
SOS Call
192
Remote Commands
194
Remote Door Lock/Unlock
196
Remote Vehicle Start
196
Remote Horn & Lights
197
Roadside Assistance Call
197
Send & Go
198
Vehicle Finder
200
4G Wi-Fi Hotspot — If Equipped
201
Stolen Vehicle Assistance
202
Monthly Vehicle Health Report
203
Vehicle Health Alert
203
In-Vehicle Notifications — If Equipped
204
Amazon Alexa® Skill — If Equipped
204
Google Assistant — If Equipped
204
Family Drive Alerts — If Equipped
205
SmartWatch Integration — If Equipped
205
Uconnect Market
206
Manage My SiriusXM Guardian™ Account
206
CONNECTED SERVICES FAQs
206
Connected Services SOS FAQs
207
Connected Services Remote Door Lock/Unlock FAQs
207
Connected Services Roadside Assistance FAQs
208
Connected Services Send & Go FAQs
208
Connected Services Vehicle Finder FAQs
208
Connected Services Stolen Vehicle Assistance FAQs
208
Connected Services Remote Vehicle Start FAQs
209
Connected Services Remote Horn & Lights FAQs
209
Connected Services Account FAQs
210
Data Collection & Privacy
212
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
212
Regulatory And Safety Information
212
SAFETY
214
SAFETY FEATURES
214
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
214
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
215
Electronic Brake Control (EBC) System
215
Brake Assist System (BAS)
215
Brake System Warning Light
215
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
216
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
216
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
216
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
216
ESC Operating Modes
218
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
219
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) — If Equipped
219
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped
220
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
221
Disabling And Enabling HSA
222
Towing With HSA
222
Rain Brake Support (RBS)
222
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
222
Traction Control System (TCS)
222
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
222
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
223
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) — If Equipped
223
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
225
Blind Spot Modes
226
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation — If Equipped
227
FCW Settings
228
Changing FCW Sensitivity and Operating Status
228
FCW Limited Warning
229
Service FCW Warning
229
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
229
Premium System
231
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
231
Service TPMS Warning
231
TPMS Deactivation — If Equipped
233
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
233
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
233
Important Safety Precautions
233
Seat Belt Systems
234
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
234
Lap/Shoulder Belts
235
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
237
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
238
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
238
Second Row Center Seat Belt Operating Instructions
239
Seat Belt Extender
240
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
240
Seat Belt Pretensioner
240
Energy Management Feature
241
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR)
241
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
242
Air Bag System Components
242
Air Bag Warning Light
243
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
243
Front Air Bags
244
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
244
Front Air Bag Operation
245
Occupant Classification System (OCS) — Front Passenger Seat
245
Knee Impact Bolsters
250
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
250
Supplemental Side Air Bags
250
Air Bag System Components
252
If A Deployment Occurs
253
Enhanced Accident Response System
254
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
254
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
256
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
257
Child Restraints
257
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
258
Infant And Child Restraints
259
Older Children And Child Restraints
259
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
260
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
261
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
262
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
262
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
264
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
264
Center Seat LATCH
264
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
265
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
265
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
266
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
266
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
267
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
268
SAFETY TIPS
269
Transporting Passengers
269
Transporting Pets
269
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
269
Seat Belts
269
Air Bag Warning Light
269
Defroster
270
Floor Mat Safety Information
270
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
271
Tires
271
Lights
271
Door Latches
271
Fluid Leaks
271
Exhaust Gas
271
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
272
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
273
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
273
ASSIST AND SOS MIRROR — IF EQUIPPED
273
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
277
Preparations For Jacking
277
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage
278
Jacking Instructions
279
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
282
JUMP STARTING
287
Preparations For Jump Start
288
Jump Starting Procedure
289
REFUELING IN EMERGENCY – IF EQUIPPED
290
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
291
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
291
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
292
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
294
Without The Key Fob
295
Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) Models — With Key Fob
295
4x4 Models
295
Emergency Tow Hooks — If Equipped
295
Tow Eye Usage — If Equipped
296
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
297
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
297
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
298
SCHEDULED SERVICING
298
Maintenance Plan
299
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
302
2.4L Engine
302
Checking Oil Level
303
Adding Washer Fluid
303
Maintenance-Free Battery
303
Pressure Washing
304
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
304
Engine Oil
304
Engine Oil Selection
304
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
304
Synthetic Engine Oils
305
Materials Added To Engine Oil
305
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
305
Engine Oil Filter
305
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
305
Air Conditioner Maintenance
305
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R-134a — If Equipped
306
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R-1234yf — If Equipped
306
Cabin Air Filter
306
Body Lubrication
306
Wiper Blades
307
Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
307
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
309
Exhaust System
310
Cooling System
311
Coolant Checks
311
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
311
Selection Of Coolant
312
Adding Coolant
312
Cooling System Pressure Cap
313
Disposal Of Used Coolant
313
Coolant Level
313
Cooling System Notes
313
Brake System
314
Brake Master Cylinder
314
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
315
Special Additives
315
Fluid Level Check
315
Fluid And Filter Changes
315
Selection Of Lubricant
316
Fuses
316
General Information
316
Fuse Location
317
Engine Compartment Fuses/Distribution Unit
317
Interior Fuses
320
Rear Cargo Fuse/Relay Distribution Unit
322
Bulb Replacement
324
Replacement Bulbs
324
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps — If Equipped
325
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
326
Replacing Interior Bulbs
329
TIRES
332
Tire Safety Information
332
Tire Markings
332
Tire Sizing Chart
333
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
335
Tire Terminology And Definitions
336
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
336
Loading
337
Tires — General Information
339
Tire Pressure
339
Tire Inflation Pressures
340
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
340
Radial Ply Tires
340
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
341
Tire Spinning
341
Tread Wear Indicators
342
Life Of Tire
342
Replacement Tires
342
Tire Types
343
All Season Tires — If Equipped
343
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
343
Snow Tires
344
Spare Tires — If Equipped
344
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
344
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
344
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
345
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
345
Snow Traction Devices
345
Tire Rotation Recommendations
347
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
347
Treadwear
347
Traction Grades
348
Temperature Grades
348
STORING THE VEHICLE
348
BODYWORK
349
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
349
What Causes Corrosion?
349
Body And Underbody Maintenance
349
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
349
Cleaning Headlights
350
Preserving The Bodywork
350
Washing
350
Special Care
351
INTERIORS
351
Seats And Fabric Parts
351
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
351
Seat Belt Maintenance
351
Plastic And Coated Parts
352
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
352
Leather Surfaces
352
Glass Surfaces
352
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
353
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
353
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
353
Torque Specifications
353
BRAKE SYSTEM
354
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
354
2.4L Engine
354
Reformulated Gasoline
354
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
355
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
355
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
355
Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) In Gasoline
355
Materials Added To Fuel
356
Fuel System Cautions
356
FLUID CAPACITIES
357
ENGINE FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
357
CHASSIS FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
358
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
359
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
359
Prepare For The Appointment
359
Prepare A List
359
Be Reasonable With Requests
359
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
359
FCA US LLC Customer Center
359
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
359
Mexico
360
Puerto Rico And US Virgin Islands
360
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/ TTY)
360
Service Contract
360
WARRANTY INFORMATION
361
MOPAR® PARTS
361
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
361
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
361
In Canada
361
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
362
General Information
362
INDEX
363

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