2021 Jeep Gladiator Owner's Manual

2021 Jeep Gladiator owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Gladiator
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
24.28 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
18
KEYS
18
Key Fob
18
To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Tailgate
19
Using The Panic Alarm
19
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob
20
Programming And Requesting Additional Key Fobs
21
SENTRY KEY
21
IGNITION SWITCH
22
Keyless Enter-N-Go — Ignition
22
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED (GASOLINE)
23
How To Use Remote Start
24
To Exit Remote Start Mode
24
Remote Start Front Defrost Activation — If Equipped
25
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
25
Remote Start Cancel Message
26
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED (DIESEL)
26
How To Use Remote Start
26
VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
27
To Arm The System
27
To Disarm The System
27
Rearming Of The System
28
DOORS
28
Manual Door Locks
28
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
29
Keyless Enter-N-Go — Passive Entry (If Equipped)
29
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
31
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
31
Front Door Removal
32
Rear Door Removal
35
STEERING WHEEL
37
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
37
Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
37
SEATS
38
Manual Adjustment Front Seats
38
Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
38
Manual Seat Height Adjustment
39
Manual Front Seatback Recline Adjustment
39
Lumbar Support
39
60/40 Split Folding Rear Seat
39
Folding The Rear Seats
40
Rear Seat Stadium Position
41
Heated Seats — If Equipped
41
Rear Seat Armrest — If Equipped
42
Head Restraints
42
Front Head Restraints
43
Rear Head Restraints
43
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION
44
Introducing Voice Recognition
44
Basic Voice Commands
45
Get Started
45
Additional Information
45
MIRRORS
46
Inside Rearview Mirror
46
Manual Mirror — If Equipped
46
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
46
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
46
Outside Mirrors
46
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
47
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
47
UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER (HOMELINK®)
47
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
48
Erasing All The HomeLink® Channels
48
Identifying Whether You Have A Rolling Code Or Non-Rolling Code Device
48
Programming HomeLink® To A Garage Door Opener
49
Programming HomeLink® To A Miscellaneous Device
50
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
50
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
50
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
51
Headlight Switch
51
Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) — If Equipped
52
High/Low Beam Switch
52
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control — If Equipped
52
Flash-To-Pass
52
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
53
Lights-On Reminder
53
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
53
Turn Signals
53
Lane Change Assist — If Equipped
53
Bed Lights — If Equipped
53
INTERIOR LIGHTS
54
Interior Courtesy Lights
54
Dimmer Controls
54
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
54
Windshield Wiper Operation
55
CLIMATE CONTROLS
56
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
56
MAX A/C Button
56
A/C Button
56
Recirculation Button
57
AUTO Button
57
Front Defrost
57
Rear Defrost Button
57
Driver And Passenger Temperature Up And Down Buttons
58
SYNC Button
58
Blower Control
58
Mode Control
58
Panel Mode
58
Bi-Level Mode
58
Floor Mode
59
Mix Mode
59
Climate Control OFF Button
59
Manual Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
59
MAX A/C Setting
59
A/C Button
59
Recirculation Button
59
Front Defrost
60
Rear Defrost Button
60
Temperature Control
60
Blower Control
60
Mode Control
61
Panel Mode
61
Bi-Level Mode
61
Floor Mode
61
Mix Mode
61
Climate Control OFF Button
61
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
61
Automatic Operation
61
Manual Operation Override
62
Climate Voice Commands
62
Operating Tips
62
Summer Operation
62
Winter Operation
62
Vacation/Storage
62
Window Fogging
62
Outside Air Intake
62
Cabin Air Filter
62
Stop/Start System — If Equipped
63
Windshield Wiper De-Icer — If Equipped
63
Operating Tips Chart
63
INTERIOR STORAGE AND EQUIPMENT
63
Storage
63
Glove Compartment
63
Console Storage Compartment
64
Under Seat Storage — If Equipped
64
Rear Behind Seat Storage — If Equipped
65
Fastener Bin
66
AUX/USB Control
66
Jeep® Wireless Speaker — If Equipped
68
Getting To Know Your Speaker
68
Jeep® Wireless Speaker Location
68
Charging External Devices
69
Charging The Speaker
69
Operating Temperature
70
Phone & Bluetooth® Pairing
70
Resetting Your Jeep® Wireless Speaker
71
Speakerphone
71
Volume And Playback Control
71
Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Stereo
71
Waterproof Features
71
Warnings, Caution & Legal Information
71
Power Outlets
73
Power Inverters — If Equipped
74
Auxiliary Switches — If Equipped
75
POWER WINDOWS — IF EQUIPPED
77
Auto-Down Feature
78
Manual Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
78
Window Lockout Switch
78
Wind Buffeting
79
GLADIATOR TOPS
79
Provided Tools
79
Lowering The Soft Top
79
Removing The Rear Window And Quarter Panel Cover Assemblies
84
Soft Top Rear Window Storage Bag — If Equipped
85
Raising The Soft Top
86
Installing The Rear Window And Quarter Panel Cover Assemblies
87
Removing The Soft Top
89
Installing The Soft Top
91
Hard Top Front Panel(s) Removal
93
Hard Top Panel(s) Storage Bag — If Equipped
95
Hard Top Front Panel(s) Installation
96
Removing The Hard Top
96
Installing The Hard Top
98
DOOR FRAME — IF EQUIPPED WITH A SOFT TOP
99
Door Frame Removal
99
Door Frame Installation
100
FOLDING WINDSHIELD
101
Lowering The Windshield
102
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)/Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Sensor Protective Cover — If Equipped
103
Raising The Windshield
104
HOOD
104
Opening The Hood
104
Closing The Hood
105
TAILGATE
105
Opening
105
Three-Position Tailgate
105
Closing
107
BED RAIL TIE DOWN SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
107
TONNEAU COVER — IF EQUIPPED
108
Tonneau Cover Installation
108
Tonneau Cover Removal
110
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
111
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
112
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
112
Instrument Cluster Descriptions
116
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
117
Instrument Cluster Display Location And Controls
117
Oil Life Reset — If Equipped
118
Display — If Equipped
118
Instrument Cluster Display Selectable Items
119
Instrument Cluster Display Menu Items
119
Speedometer
119
Vehicle Info
119
Off-Road — If Equipped
120
Driver Assist — If Equipped
120
Fuel Economy
121
Trip
121
Stop/Start — If Equipped
121
Audio
121
Stored Messages
121
Screen Setup
122
Battery Saver On, Battery Saver Mode Message, And Electrical Load Reduction Actions (If Equipped)
123
Diesel Displays
124
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Messages
124
Fuel System Messages
126
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
128
Red Warning Lights
128
Air Bag Warning Light
128
Brake Warning Light
128
Battery Charge Warning Light
129
Door Open Warning Light
129
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Fault Warning Light
129
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
129
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
130
Hood Open Warning Light
130
Oil Pressure Warning Light
130
Oil Temperature Warning Light
130
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
130
Rear Seat Belt Reminder Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Base Instrument Cluster
130
Transmission Temperature Warning Light — If Equipped
131
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
131
Yellow Warning Lights
131
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
131
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Active Warning Light — If Equipped
131
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Warning Light — If Equipped
132
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Warning Light — If Equipped
132
Low Fuel Warning Light
132
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light — If Equipped
132
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
132
Service 4WD Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Service Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Light — If Equipped
133
Service Stop/Start System Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Cruise Control Fault Warning Light
133
Sway Bar Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
133
AdBlue® (UREA) Injection System Failure Warning Light — If Equipped
134
Yellow Indicator Lights
134
4WD Indicator Light — If Equipped
134
4WD Low Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
4WD Part Time Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Axle Locker Fault Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Rear Axle Lock Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Front And Rear Axle Lock Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Forward Collision Warning OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Neutral Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Service Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light — If Equipped
135
Sway Bar Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Cargo Light On Indicator Light
135
Wait To Start Light — If Equipped
135
Low Diesel Exhaust Emissions Additive AdBlue® (UREA) Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Water In Fuel Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Green Indicator Lights
136
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With No Target Detected Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With Target Light — If Equipped
136
4WD Auto Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Premium Instrument Cluster
136
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
137
Stop/Start Active Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
137
Rear Seat Belt Fastened Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Premium Instrument Cluster
137
White Indicator Lights
137
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Ready Light — If Equipped With a Premium Instrument Cluster
137
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Ready Light — If Equipped With a Base Instrument Cluster
137
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set Light — If Equipped With a Base Instrument Cluster
137
Two Wheel Drive High Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Premium Instrument Cluster
137
Rear Seat Belt Fastened Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Base Instrument Cluster
137
Rear Seat Belt Reminder Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Base Instrument Cluster
138
Rear Seat Unoccupied Indicator Light — If Equipped
138
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Premium Instrument Cluster
138
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Base Instrument Cluster
138
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light — If Equipped With A Base Instrument Cluster
138
Selec - Speed Control (SSC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
138
Blue Indicator Lights
138
High Beam Indicator Light
138
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
138
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
139
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
139
STARTING AND OPERATING
141
STARTING THE ENGINE — GASOLINE ENGINE (IF EQUIPPED)
141
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
141
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
141
Normal Starting
142
AutoPark
142
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
144
If Engine Fails To Start
144
After Starting
145
STARTING THE ENGINE — DIESEL ENGINE (IF EQUIPPED)
145
Automatic Transmission
146
Extreme Cold Weather
146
Normal Starting
146
Starting Fluids
147
NORMAL OPERATION — DIESEL ENGINE
147
Cold Weather Precautions
148
Fuel Operating Range
148
Engine Oil Usage
149
Engine Warm-Up
149
Engine Idling
149
Stopping The Engine
149
Cooling System Tips — Automatic Transmission
150
Do Not Operate The Engine With Low Oil Pressure
150
Do Not Operate The Engine With Failed Parts
150
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
151
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS — GASOLINE ENGINE (IF EQUIPPED)
151
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS — DIESEL ENGINE (IF EQUIPPED)
152
PARKING BRAKE
152
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
153
Shifting
154
Recommended Vehicle Shift Speeds
154
Downshifting
155
Maximum Recommended Downshift Speeds
156
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
156
Ignition Park Interlock
157
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
158
Eight–Speed Automatic Transmission
158
Gear Ranges
159
Transmission Limp Home Mode
161
AutoStick
162
FOUR–WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
163
Four-Position Transfer Case — If Equipped
163
Shifting Procedures
164
2H To 4H Or 4H To 2H
164
4H To 4L Or 4L To 4H
164
Five-Position Transfer Case — If Equipped
165
Shifting Procedures
167
2H To 4H AUTO Or 4H AUTO To 2H
167
2H/4H AUTO To 4H PT Or 4H PT To 2H/4H AUTO
167
4H PT/4H AUTO To 4L Or 4L To 4H PT/4H AUTO
167
Trac-Lok Rear Axle — If Equipped
168
Axle Lock (Tru-Lok) Front And Rear — If Equipped
168
Axle Lock (Tru-Lok) Rear Only — If Equipped
168
Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect — If Equipped
169
— If Equipped
170
ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC POWER STEERING
171
STOP/START SYSTEM — AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (IF EQUIPPED)
172
Autostop Mode
172
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not Autostop
173
To Start The Engine While In Autostop Mode
173
To Manually Turn Off The Stop/ Start System
174
To Manually Turn On The Stop/ Start System
174
System Malfunction
174
STOP/START SYSTEM — MANUAL TRANSMISSION (IF EQUIPPED)
174
Autostop Mode
175
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not Autostop
175
To Start The Engine While In Autostop Mode
176
To Manually Turn Off The Stop/ Start System
176
To Manually Turn On The Stop/ Start System
177
System Malfunction
177
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEMS — IF EQUIPPED
177
Cruise Control — If Equipped
177
To Activate
178
To Set A Desired Speed
178
To Vary The Speed Setting
178
To Accelerate For Passing
178
Using Cruise Control On Hills
178
To Resume Speed
179
To Deactivate
179
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) — If Equipped
179
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
180
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
180
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
181
To Activate/Deactivate
181
To Set A Desired Speed
182
To Cancel
182
To Turn Off
183
To Resume
183
To Vary The Speed Setting
183
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
184
Overtake Aid
185
ACC Operation At A Stop (Automatic Transmission Only)
185
Display Warnings And Maintenance
186
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
186
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
186
Service ACC/FCW Warning
187
Precautions While Driving With ACC
187
Towing A Trailer
187
Offset Driving
187
Turns And Bends
188
Using ACC On Hills
188
Lane Changing
188
Narrow Vehicles
189
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
189
PARKSENSE FRONT/REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
189
ParkSense Sensors
189
ParkSense Warning Display
190
ParkSense Display
190
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
193
Service The ParkSense Park Assist System
193
Cleaning The ParkSense System
194
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
194
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
195
TRAILCAM SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
197
REFUELING THE VEHICLE — GASOLINE ENGINE (IF EQUIPPED)
198
Fuel Filler Cap
198
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
199
REFUELING THE VEHICLE — DIESEL ENGINE (IF EQUIPPED)
199
Avoid Using Contaminated Fuel
200
Bulk Fuel Storage — Diesel Fuel
200
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
200
System Overview
200
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Storage
201
Adding Diesel Exhaust Fluid
201
DEF Fill Procedure
201
VEHICLE LOADING
203
Certification Label
203
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
203
Payload
203
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
203
Tire Size
203
Rim Size
204
Inflation Pressure
204
Curb Weight
204
Loading
204
TRAILER TOWING
204
Common Towing Definitions
204
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
204
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
204
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
205
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
205
Tongue Weight (TW)
205
Frontal Area
205
Trailer Sway Control (TSC) — If Equipped
205
Weight-Carrying Hitch
205
Weight-Distributing Hitch
205
Trailer Hitch Classification
207
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
207
Trailer And Tongue Weight
210
Towing Requirements
211
Towing Requirements — Tires
211
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
212
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
212
Towing Tips
213
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
213
AutoStick — If Equipped
213
Cruise Control — If Equipped
213
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME)
214
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
214
Recreational Towing — Four-Wheel Drive Models
215
Shifting Into N (Neutral)
215
Shifting Out of N (Neutral)
216
DRIVING TIPS
217
On-Road Driving Tips
217
Off-Road Driving Tips
217
Side Step Removal — If Equipped
217
Bumper End Cap Removal — If Equipped
218
The Basics Of Off-Road Driving
218
When To Use 4L Range
219
Simultaneous Brake And Throttle Operation
219
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
219
Snow
219
Mud
219
Sand
219
Crossing Obstacles (Rocks And Other High Points)
220
Using A Spotter
220
Crossing Large Rocks
220
Crossing A Ravine, Gully, Ditch, Washout Or Rut
220
Crossing Logs
221
Getting High-Centered
221
Hill Climbing
221
Before Climbing A Steep Hill
221
Driving Up Hill
221
Driving Downhill
222
Driving Across An Incline
222
If You Stall Or Begin To Lose Headway
222
Driving Through Water
222
Before You Cross Any Type Of Water
223
Crossing Puddles, Pools, Flooded Areas Or Other Standing Water
223
Crossing Ditches, Streams, Shallow Rivers Or Other Flowing Water
223
After Driving Off-Road
224
MULTIMEDIA
225
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
225
CYBERSECURITY
225
UCONNECT SETTINGS
226
Customer Programmable Features
226
Language
227
Display
227
Units
229
Voice
229
Clock
230
Camera
231
Safety/Driving Assistance
231
Mirrors & Wipers
233
Lights
234
Doors & Locks
235
Seats & Comfort/Auto-On Comfort Systems
236
AUX Switches — If Equipped
236
Key Off Options/Engine Off Options
237
Audio
237
Phone/Bluetooth®
238
SiriusXM® Setup — If Equipped
239
Reset/Restore Settings To Default
239
System Information
240
UCONNECT INTRODUCTION
240
System Overview
240
Drag & Drop Menu Bar
242
Safety And General Information
242
Safety Guidelines
242
Safe Usage Of The Uconnect System
243
Care And Maintenance
243
UCONNECT MODES
243
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
243
Radio Operation
243
Media Mode
243
Radio Mode
244
Radio Controls
244
Radio Voice Commands
245
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio Mode — If Equipped
246
Replay
248
Favorites
249
Browse In SXM
249
Setting Presets
251
Preset Features — If Equipped
251
Audio Settings
252
Media Mode
254
Operating Media Mode
254
Audio Source Selection
254
Types of Media Modes
254
USB Mode
254
Bluetooth® Mode
255
AUX Mode
255
Media Voice Commands
257
Phone Mode
257
Overview
257
Phone Operation
258
Operation
258
Natural Speech
259
Help Command
259
Cancel Command
259
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
259
Pair A Bluetooth® Streaming Audio Device
261
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or Audio Device After Pairing
262
Disconnecting or Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
262
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
262
Phonebook Download (Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone) — If Equipped
263
Managing Your Favorites — If Equipped
263
To Remove A Favorite — If Equipped
263
Phone Call Features
264
Call Controls
264
Key Pad Number Entry
265
Recent Calls — If Equipped
265
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
265
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
265
Do Not Disturb
266
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
266
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
266
Toggling Between Calls
266
Join Calls
267
Call Termination
267
Redial
267
Call Continuation
267
Advanced Phone Connectivity
267
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
267
Things You Should Know About Uconnect Phone
267
Voice Command
267
Bluetooth® Communication Link
269
Power-Up
269
ANDROID AUTO™ & APPLE CARPLAY® — IF EQUIPPED
269
Android Auto™
269
Maps
270
Music
271
Communication
271
Apps
271
Android Auto™ Voice Command
271
Apple CarPlay®
272
Phone
273
Music
273
Messages
273
Maps
273
Apps
273
Apple CarPlay® Voice Command
273
Android Auto™ And Apple CarPlay® Tips And Tricks
274
CONNECTED VEHICLE SERVICES — IF EQUIPPED
274
Is My Vehicle Connected?
274
Introduction To Connected Vehicle Services
274
SiriusXM Guardian™ Contact Information And Business Hours
275
What Is SiriusXM Guardian™?
275
Activation
276
Included Trial Period For New Vehicles
276
Features And Packages
276
Getting Started With Connected Vehicle Services
276
Download The Uconnect App
276
Using Your Owner’s Site
278
Using SiriusXM Guardian™
279
SOS Call
279
Remote Commands
281
Remote Door Lock/Unlock
283
Remote Vehicle Start
283
Remote Horn & Lights
284
Roadside Assistance Call
284
Send & Go
285
Vehicle Finder
288
4G Wi-Fi Hotspot — If Equipped
289
Stolen Vehicle Assistance
290
Monthly Vehicle Health Report
290
Vehicle Health Alert
291
In-Vehicle Notifications — If Equipped
291
Amazon Alexa Skill — If Equipped
291
Google Assistant — If Equipped
292
Family Drive Alerts — If Equipped
293
SmartWatch Integration — If Equipped
293
Uconnect Market
293
Manage My SiriusXM Guardian™ Account
294
CONNECTED SERVICES FAQs
294
Connected Services SOS FAQs
294
Connected Services Remote Door Lock/Unlock FAQs
294
Connected Services Roadside Assistance FAQs
295
Connected Services Send & Go FAQs
295
Connected Services Vehicle Finder FAQs
295
Connected Services Stolen Vehicle Assistance FAQs
296
Connected Services Remote Vehicle Start FAQs
296
Connected Services Remote Horn & Lights FAQs
297
Connected Services Account FAQs
297
Data Collection & Privacy
299
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
299
Regulatory And Safety Information
299
OFF-ROAD PAGES — IF EQUIPPED
300
Off-Road Pages Status Bar
300
Drivetrain
301
Accessory Gauge
301
Pitch & Roll
302
SAFETY
303
SAFETY FEATURES
303
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
303
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
304
Electronic Brake Control (EBC) System
304
Brake System Warning Light
304
Brake Assist System (BAS)
304
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
304
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
305
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
305
ESC Operating Modes
306
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
307
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
308
Disabling And Enabling HSA
309
Towing With HSA
309
Rain Brake Support (RBS)
309
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
309
Selec-Speed Control (SSC) — If Equipped
309
Traction Control System (TCS)
311
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
311
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
311
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) — If Equipped
311
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
314
Blind Spot Modes
315
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation — If Equipped
315
Turning FCW On or Off
316
FCW Braking Status And Sensitivity
317
FCW Limited Warning
317
Service FCW Warning
318
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
318
System Operation
319
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
320
Service TPMS Warning
320
Tire Fill Alert
321
Selectable Tire Fill Alert — If Equipped
322
TPMS Deactivation — If Equipped
322
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
323
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
323
Important Safety Precautions
323
Seat Belt Systems
324
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
324
Lap/Shoulder Belts
325
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
327
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
328
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
328
Seat Belt Extender
329
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
329
Seat Belt Pretensioner
329
Energy Management Feature
329
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
330
Stow Clips Behind Rear Seat
331
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
331
Air Bag System Components
331
Air Bag Warning Light
332
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
332
Front Air Bags
333
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
333
Front Air Bag Operation
334
Occupant Classification System (OCS) — Front Passenger Seat
335
Knee Impact Bolsters
341
Supplemental Side Air Bags
341
Air Bag System Components
343
If A Deployment Occurs
343
Enhanced Accident Response System
344
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
345
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
345
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
345
Child Restraints
346
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
347
Infant And Child Restraints
348
Older Children And Child Restraints
348
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
349
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
350
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) / ISOFIX Restraint System
350
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
351
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
353
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
353
Center Seat LATCH
353
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
354
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
354
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
355
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
355
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
356
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
357
SAFETY TIPS
358
Transporting Passengers
358
Transporting Pets
359
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
359
Seat Belts
359
Air Bag Warning Light
359
Defroster
359
Floor Mat Safety Information
359
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
360
Tires
360
Lights
360
Door Latches
360
Fluid Leaks
360
Exhaust Gas
361
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
361
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
362
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
362
ASSIST AND SOS SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
362
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
366
Preparations For Jacking
366
Jack Location
367
Spare Tire Removal
368
Jacking Instructions
370
To Stow The Flat Or Spare
372
Reinstalling The Jack And Tools
374
JUMP STARTING
374
Preparations For Jump Start
375
Jump Starting Procedure
376
REFUELING IN EMERGENCY – IF EQUIPPED
377
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
378
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
379
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
380
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
381
Four–Wheel Drive Models
382
Without The Key Fob
383
Emergency Tow Hooks — If Equipped
383
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
384
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
384
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
385
SCHEDULED SERVICING — GASOLINE ENGINE
385
Maintenance Plan
386
SCHEDULED SERVICING — DIESEL ENGINE
390
Maintenance Plan — Diesel Fuel Up To B5 Biodiesel
391
Additional Maintenance — B6 To B20 Biodiesel
393
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
394
3.6L Engine
394
3.0L Diesel Engine
395
Checking Oil Level
396
Adding Washer Fluid
396
Maintenance-Free Battery
396
Pressure Washing
397
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
397
Engine Oil
398
Engine Oil Selection — Gasoline Engine
398
Engine Oil Selection — Diesel Engine
398
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
398
Synthetic Engine Oils
398
Materials Added To Engine Oil
398
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
398
Engine Oil Filter
398
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
398
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection and Replacement — Gasoline Engine
399
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection and Replacement — Diesel Engine
400
Draining Fuel/Water Separator Filter — Diesel Engine
400
Fuel Filter Replacement — Diesel Engine
401
Priming If The Engine Has Run Out Of Fuel — Diesel Engine
403
Intervention Regeneration Strategy — Message Process Flow
403
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
404
Accessory Drive Belt Inspection
404
Air Conditioner Maintenance
405
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R-1234yf
405
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
405
Body Lubrication
407
Windshield Wiper Blades
407
Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
407
Exhaust System
408
Cooling System
410
Coolant Checks
410
Cooling System — Drain, Flush, And Refill
410
Selection Of Coolant
410
Adding Coolant
411
Cooling System Pressure Cap
411
Disposal Of Used Coolant
412
Coolant Level
412
Cooling System Notes
412
Brake System
413
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
413
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
414
Fluid Level Check
414
Adding Fluid
414
Selection Of Lubricant
414
Transfer Case
414
Fluid Level Check
414
Drain And Refill
414
Selection Of Lubricant
414
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
414
Fluid Level Check
414
Frequency Of Fluid Change
414
Selection Of Lubricant
414
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
414
Special Additives
414
Fluid Level Check
415
Fluid And Filter Changes
415
Selection Of Lubricant
415
Fuses
415
General Information
415
Power Distribution Center (PDC)
416
Bulb Replacement
424
Replacement Bulbs
424
Bulb Replacement
426
Halogen Headlamps
426
Front Park/Turn Signal
426
LED Front Side Marker
427
Front Fog Lamp
427
Rear Tail, Stop, Turn Signal, And Backup Lamp
427
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
428
License Plate Lamps
428
TIRES
428
Tire Safety Information
428
Tire Markings
428
Tire Sizing Chart
429
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
431
Tire Terminology And Definitions
432
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
432
Loading
433
Tires — General Information
434
Tire Pressure
434
Tire Inflation Pressures
435
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
436
Radial Ply Tires
436
Tire Spinning
436
Tread Wear Indicators
437
Life Of Tire
437
Replacement Tires
437
Tire Types
438
All Season Tires — If Equipped
438
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
438
Snow Tires
439
Spare Tires — If Equipped
439
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
439
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
439
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
440
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
440
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
440
Snow Traction Devices
442
Tire Rotation Recommendations
443
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
444
Treadwear
444
Traction Grades
444
Temperature Grades
444
STORING THE VEHICLE
445
BODYWORK
446
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
446
What Causes Corrosion?
446
Body And Underbody Maintenance
446
Cleaning Headlights
446
Preserving The Bodywork
446
Washing
446
Special Care
447
Appearance Care For Fabric Top Models
447
Care Of Fabric Top Windows
448
INTERIORS
449
Carpet Safety Information
449
Carpet Removal
450
Seats And Fabric Parts
451
Seat Belt Maintenance
451
Plastic And Coated Parts
452
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
452
Leather Surfaces
452
Glass Surfaces
452
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
453
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)
453
BRAKE SYSTEM
453
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
453
Torque Specifications
453
FUEL REQUIREMENTS — GASOLINE ENGINE
454
3.6L Engine
454
Reformulated Gasoline
454
Materials Added To Fuel
454
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
455
Do Not Use E-85 In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
455
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
455
Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) In Gasoline
455
Fuel System Cautions
456
FUEL REQUIREMENTS – DIESEL ENGINE
456
Diesel Fuel Specifications
457
Biodiesel Fuel Requirements
457
Biodiesel Fuel Properties — Low Ambient Temperatures
458
Fuel Quality — Must Comply With ASTM Standards
458
Fuel Oxidation Stability — Must Use Fuel Within Six Months Of Manufacture
458
Fuel Water Separation — Must Use Mopar® Approved Fuel Filter Elements
458
Fuel In Oil Dilution — Must Adhere To Required Oil Change Interval
458
Biodiesel Fuel Filter Change Intervals
458
FLUID CAPACITIES
459
ENGINE FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
460
CHASSIS FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
464
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
465
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
465
Prepare For The Appointment
465
Prepare A List
465
Be Reasonable With Requests
465
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
465
FCA US LLC Customer Center
466
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
466
Mexico
466
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
466
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/ TTY)
466
Service Contract
466
WARRANTY INFORMATION
467
MOPAR® PARTS
467
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
467
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
467
In Canada
467
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
468
General Information
468
INDEX
470

FAQ about the 2021 Jeep Gladiator Manual

What contains the 2021 Gladiator manual?

The Jeep Gladiator owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Jeep to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Jeep Gladiator. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Jeep Gladiator 2021 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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The Jeep Gladiator (2021) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2021 is available in English.

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