2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner's Manual

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
Jeep
Model:
Grand Cherokee
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
21.23 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
10
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
17
KEYS
17
Key Fob
17
To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
17
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob
18
Programming And Requesting Additional Key Fobs
19
SENTRY KEY
19
IGNITION SWITCH
20
Keyless Enter-N-Go — Ignition
20
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED
21
How To Use Remote Start
21
To Exit Remote Start Mode
22
Remote Start Front Defrost Activation — If Equipped
23
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
23
Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer Activation — If Equipped
24
Remote Start Cancel Message — If Equipped
24
VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
24
To Arm The System
24
To Disarm The System
24
Rearming Of The System
25
Security System Manual Override
25
Tamper Alert
25
DOORS
25
Manual Door Locks
25
Power Door Locks
26
Keyless Enter-N-Go — Passive Entry
26
Locking The Doors With One Or More Doors Open
29
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
29
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
29
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
29
STEERING WHEEL
30
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column — If Equipped
30
Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column — If Equipped
31
Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
31
DRIVER MEMORY SETTINGS — IF EQUIPPED
32
Programming The Memory Feature
32
Linking And Unlinking The Key Fob To Memory
33
Memory Position Recall
33
SEATS
33
Manual Adjustment (Front Seats) — If Equipped
34
Manual Front Seats Forward/Rearward Adjustment
34
Manual Front Passenger Seatback Adjustment — Recline
34
Front Passenger Seat Fold-Flat Feature — If Equipped
35
Manual Adjustment (Rear Seats)
35
Reclining Rear Seat
35
To Lower Rear Seat
36
To Raise Rear Seat
36
Power Adjustment (Front Seats) — If Equipped
37
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
37
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
37
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
37
Reclining The Seatback
37
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
37
Easy Entry/Exit Seat — If Equipped
38
Heated Seats — If Equipped
38
Front Heated Seats — If Equipped
39
Rear Heated Seats — If Equipped
39
Front Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
39
Head Restraints
40
Supplemental Active Head Restraints — Front Seats
40
Adjustment — Rear Seats
41
Head Restraint Removal — Rear Seats
41
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION
42
Introducing Voice Recognition
42
Basic Voice Commands
43
Get Started
43
Additional Information
43
MIRRORS
44
Inside Rearview Mirror
44
Manual Mirror— If Equipped
44
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
44
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
44
Sun Visor “Slide-On-Rod” Feature — If Equipped
45
Outside Mirrors
45
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
45
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrors — If Equipped
45
Power Mirrors
45
Power Folding Outside Mirrors — If Equipped
46
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
46
Tilt Side Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
46
UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER (HOMELINK®)
47
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
47
Erasing All The HomeLink® Channels
47
Identifying Whether You Have A Rolling Code Or Non-Rolling Code Device
47
Programming HomeLink® To A Garage Door Opener
48
Programming HomeLink® To A Miscellaneous Device
49
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
49
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
49
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
50
Headlight Switch
50
Multifunction Lever
51
Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
51
High/Low Beam Switch
51
Automatic High Beam — If Equipped
51
Flash-To-Pass
52
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
52
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
52
Automatic Headlights With Wipers
52
Headlight Delay
53
Lights-On Reminder
53
Fog Lights — If Equipped
53
Turn Signals
53
Lane Change Assist — If Equipped
53
Automatic Headlight Leveling — If Equipped
53
Battery Saver
54
INTERIOR LIGHTS
54
Interior Courtesy Lights
54
Front Map/Reading Lights
54
Ambient Light — If Equipped
55
Dimmer Controls
55
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
55
Windshield Wiper Operation
55
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
56
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
57
CLIMATE CONTROLS
58
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
58
MAX A/C Button
58
A/C Button
58
Recirculation Button
59
AUTO Button
59
Front Defrost Button
59
Rear Defrost Button
59
Driver And Passenger Up And Down Buttons
60
SYNC Button
60
Blower Control
60
Mode Control
60
Panel Mode
60
Bi-Level Mode
60
Floor Mode
61
Mix Mode
61
Climate Control OFF Button
61
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
61
Automatic Operation
61
Manual Operation Override
61
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
62
Windshield Wiper De-Icer — If Equipped
63
Operating Tips Chart
63
INTERIOR STORAGE AND EQUIPMENT
64
Storage
64
Glove Compartment
64
Door Storage
64
Console Features
64
Overhead Console
65
USB/AUX Control — If Equipped
65
Connecting The External USB/AUX Device
65
Using This Feature
66
Second Row USB Charging Port
66
Power Outlets
66
Power Inverter — If Equipped
68
WINDOWS
69
Power Window Controls
69
Automatic Window Features
69
Reset Auto-Up
70
Window Lockout Switch
70
Wind Buffeting
70
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
70
Opening And Closing The Sunroof
71
Pinch Protect Feature
71
Venting Sunroof — Express
71
Sunshade Operation
72
Sunroof Maintenance
72
COMMANDVIEW SUNROOF WITH POWER SHADE — IF EQUIPPED
72
Opening And Closing The Sunroof
72
Opening And Closing The Power Sunshade
73
Pinch Protect Feature
74
Venting Sunroof
74
Sunroof Maintenance
74
HOOD
74
To Open The Hood
74
To Close The Hood
74
LIFTGATE
75
To Unlock/Open The Liftgate
75
To Lock/Close The Liftgate
75
Power Liftgate — If Equipped
76
Cargo Area Features
77
Cargo Storage Bins
77
Retractable Cargo Area Cover — If Equipped
78
Rear Cargo Tie-Downs
78
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
79
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
81
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — GASOLINE
81
Instrument Cluster Descriptions
82
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
82
Instrument Cluster Display Location And Controls
83
Oil Change Reset — If Equipped
84
Instrument Cluster Display Menu Items
85
Main Gauge
85
Vehicle Info
85
Terrain — If Equipped
85
Driver Assist
86
Fuel Economy
86
Trip Info
87
Stop / Start — If Equipped
87
Audio
87
Stored Messages
87
Screen Setup
87
Battery Saver On/Battery Saver Mode Message — Electrical Load Reduction Actions (If Equipped)
88
TRIP COMPUTER
90
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
90
Red Warning Lights
90
Air Bag Warning Light
90
Brake Warning Light
90
Battery Charge Warning Light
91
Door Open Warning Light
91
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Fault Warning Light
91
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
91
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
92
Hood Open Warning Light
92
Liftgate Open Warning Light
92
Oil Pressure Warning Light
92
Oil Temperature Warning Light
92
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
92
Transmission Temperature Warning Light — If Equipped
93
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
93
Yellow Warning Lights
93
Service Adaptive Cruise Control Warning Light
93
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
93
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Active Warning Light — If Equipped
93
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Warning Light — If Equipped
94
Service LaneSense Warning Light — If Equipped
94
LaneSense Warning Light — If Equipped
94
Low Fuel Warning Light
94
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light — If Equipped
94
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
94
Service 4WD Warning Light — If Equipped
95
Service Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Light — If Equipped
95
Service Stop/Start System Warning Light — If Equipped
95
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
95
Yellow Indicator Lights
96
Air Suspension Active Indicator Light — If Equipped
96
Air Suspension Entry/Exit Indicator Light— If Equipped
96
Air Suspension Aerodynamic Height Indicator Light— If Equipped
96
Air Suspension Off-Road 1 Indicator Light — If Equipped
96
Air Suspension Off-Road 2 Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Off Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
4WD Low Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
NEUTRAL Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
Green Indicator Lights
97
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With No Target Detected Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With Target Light — If Equipped
97
Cruise Control Set Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
97
Snow Mode Indicator Light
97
Sport Mode Indicator Light
97
Stop/Start Active Indicator Light — If Equipped
97
Tow Mode Indicator Light
98
Track Mode Indicator Light
98
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
98
White Indicator Lights
98
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Ready Light — If Equipped
98
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light
98
Hill Descent Control (HDC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
98
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
98
Selec-Speed Control Indicator Light — If Equipped
98
Blue Indicator Lights
99
High Beam Indicator Light
99
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
99
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
99
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
100
STARTING AND OPERATING
101
STARTING THE ENGINE
101
Automatic Transmission
101
Normal Starting
101
AutoPark
102
If Engine Fails To Start
104
Cold Weather Operation (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
104
After Starting
104
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
104
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
105
PARKING BRAKE
105
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
107
Ignition Park Interlock
108
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) System
108
Fuel Economy (ECO) Mode
108
Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) — If Equipped
108
Eight–Speed Automatic Transmission
109
Gear Ranges
110
Transmission Limp Home Mode
112
AutoStick
113
SPORT MODE — IF EQUIPPED
114
FOUR WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION
114
Quadra-Trac I Operating Instructions/Precautions — If Equipped
114
Quadra-Trac II Operating Instructions/Precautions — If Equipped
115
Shift Positions
115
4WD AUTO
115
NEUTRAL
115
4WD LOW
116
Shifting Procedures
116
4WD HI To 4WD LOW
116
4WD LOW To 4WD HI
116
Quadra-Drive II System — If Equipped
116
QUADRA-LIFT — IF EQUIPPED
117
Description
117
Air Suspension Modes
119
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
119
Operation
119
SELEC-TERRAIN — IF EQUIPPED
121
Selec-Terrain Mode Selection
121
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
121
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY 5.7L ONLY — IF EQUIPPED
122
POWER STEERING
122
STOP/START SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
122
Autostop Mode
122
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not Autostop
123
To Start The Engine While In Autostop Mode
123
To Manually Turn Off The Stop/ Start System
124
To Manually Turn On The Stop/ Start System
124
System Malfunction
124
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEMS — IF EQUIPPED
124
Cruise Control — If Equipped
124
To Activate
125
To Set A Desired Speed
125
To Vary The Speed Setting
125
To Accelerate For Passing
126
Using Cruise Control On Hills
126
To Resume Speed
126
To Deactivate
126
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) — If Equipped
126
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
128
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
128
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
128
To Activate/Deactivate
129
To Set A Desired Speed
129
To Cancel
130
To Turn Off
130
To Resume
130
To Vary The Speed Setting
131
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
131
Overtake Aid
132
ACC Operation At Stop
132
Display Warnings And Maintenance
133
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
133
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
133
Service ACC/FCW Warning
134
Precautions While Driving With ACC
134
Towing A Trailer
134
Offset Driving
134
Turns And Bends
135
Using ACC On Hills
135
Lane Changing
135
Narrow Vehicles
135
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
136
PARKSENSE FRONT/REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
136
ParkSense Sensors
137
ParkSense Display
137
ParkSense Warning Display
140
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
140
Service The ParkSense Park Assist System
140
Cleaning The ParkSense System
141
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
141
PARKSENSE ACTIVE PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
142
Enabling And Disabling The ParkSense Active Park Assist System
143
Parallel/Perpendicular Parking Space Assistance Operation
144
LANESENSE — IF EQUIPPED
146
LaneSense Operation
146
Turning LaneSense On Or Off
147
LaneSense Warning Message
147
Changing LaneSense Status
149
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
149
REFUELING THE VEHICLE
151
Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release
151
VEHICLE LOADING
152
Certification Label
152
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
152
Payload
152
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
152
Tire Size
152
Rim Size
153
Inflation Pressure
153
Curb Weight
153
Loading
153
TRAILER TOWING
153
Common Towing Definitions
153
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
153
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
154
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
154
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
154
Tongue Weight (TW)
154
Trailer Frontal Area
154
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
154
Weight-Carrying Hitch
154
Weight-Distributing Hitch
154
Trailer Hitch Classification
155
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
156
Trailer Hitch Receiver Cover Removal — If Equipped
157
Trailer And Tongue Weight
157
Towing Requirements
158
Towing Requirements — Tires
159
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
159
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
159
Towing Tips
161
Automatic Transmission
161
Cruise Control — If Equipped
161
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME)
162
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
162
Recreational Towing — Two Wheel Drive Models
163
Recreational Towing — Quadra-Trac I (Single-Speed Transfer Case) Four-Wheel Drive Models
163
Recreational Towing — Quadra–Trac II/Quadra–Drive II Four-Wheel Drive Models
163
Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
164
Shifting Out Of NEUTRAL (N)
165
DRIVING TIPS
166
On-Road Driving Tips
166
Off-Road Driving Tips
167
Quadra-Lift — If Equipped
169
When To Use 4WD LOW Range — If Equipped
169
Driving Through Water
169
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
170
Hill Climbing
170
Traction Downhill
170
After Driving Off-Road
171
MULTIMEDIA
172
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
172
CYBERSECURITY
172
UCONNECT SETTINGS
173
Customer Programmable Features
173
Language
174
Display
175
Units
176
Voice
176
Clock
177
Camera
178
Safety/Assistance
178
Mirrors & Wipers
180
Lights
181
Doors & Locks
182
Seats & Comfort
183
Key Off Options
183
Suspension
184
Audio
185
Phone/Bluetooth®
186
SiriusXM® Setup — If Equipped
187
Accessibility — If Equipped
187
Restore Settings
188
System Information — If Equipped
188
UCONNECT INTRODUCTION
189
System Overview
189
Drag & Drop Menu Bar
191
Safety And General Information
191
Safety Guidelines
191
Safe Usage Of The Uconnect System
191
Care And Maintenance
192
UCONNECT MODES
192
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
192
Radio Operation
192
Media Mode
192
Radio Mode
193
Radio Controls
193
Radio Voice Commands
194
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio Mode — If Equipped
194
Replay
196
Favorites
197
Browse In SXM
197
Setting Presets
199
Preset Features — If Equipped
199
Audio Settings
199
Media Mode
201
Operating Media Mode
201
Audio Source Selection
201
Types of Media Modes
201
USB Mode
201
Bluetooth® Mode
201
AUX Mode
202
Media Voice Commands
203
Phone Mode
203
Overview
203
Phone Operation
205
Operation
205
Natural Speech
205
Help Command
206
Cancel Command
206
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
206
Pair A Bluetooth® Streaming Audio Device
207
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or Audio Device After Pairing
208
Disconnecting or Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
208
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
209
Phonebook Download (Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone) — If Equipped
209
Managing Your Favorites — If Equipped
210
To Remove A Favorite — If Equipped
210
Phone Call Features
210
Call Controls
210
Key Pad Number Entry
211
Recent Calls — If Equipped
211
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
211
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
211
Do Not Disturb
211
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
212
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
212
Toggling Between Calls
212
Join Calls
212
Call Termination
212
Redial
212
Call Continuation
213
Advanced Phone Connectivity
213
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
213
Things You Should Know About Uconnect Phone
213
Voice Command
213
Bluetooth® Communication Link
215
Power-Up
215
ANDROID AUTO™ & APPLE CARPLAY® — IF EQUIPPED
215
Android Auto™
215
Maps
216
Music
216
Communication
217
Apps
217
Android Auto™ Voice Command
217
Apple CarPlay®
217
Phone
218
Music
218
Messages
219
Maps
219
Apps
219
Apple CarPlay® Voice Command
219
Android Auto™ And Apple CarPlay® Tips And Tricks
219
CONNECTED VEHICLE SERVICES — IF EQUIPPED
220
Is My Vehicle Connected?
220
Introduction To Connected Vehicle Services
220
SiriusXM Guardian™ Contact Information And Business Hours
220
What Is SiriusXM Guardian™?
221
Activation
221
Included Trial Period For New Vehicles
222
Features And Packages
222
Getting Started With Connected Vehicle Services
222
Download The Uconnect App
222
Using Your Owner’s Site
223
Using SiriusXM Guardian™
224
SOS Call
224
Remote Commands
227
Remote Door Lock/Unlock
228
Remote Vehicle Start
229
Remote Horn & Lights
229
Roadside Assistance Call
230
Send & Go
231
Vehicle Finder
232
4G Wi-Fi Hotspot — If Equipped
234
Stolen Vehicle Assistance
235
Monthly Vehicle Health Report
235
Vehicle Health Alert
236
In-Vehicle Notifications — If Equipped
236
Amazon Alexa® Skill — If Equipped
236
Google Assistant — If Equipped
237
Family Drive Alerts — If Equipped
238
SmartWatch Integration — If Equipped
238
Uconnect Market
238
Manage My SiriusXM Guardian™ Account
239
CONNECTED SERVICES FAQs
239
Connected Services SOS FAQs
239
Connected Services Remote Door Lock/Unlock FAQs
240
Connected Services Roadside Assistance FAQs
240
Connected Services Send & Go FAQs
240
Connected Services Vehicle Finder FAQs
241
Connected Services Stolen Vehicle Assistance FAQs
241
Connected Services Remote Vehicle Start FAQs
241
Connected Services Remote Horn & Lights FAQs
242
Connected Services Account FAQs
242
Data Collection & Privacy
244
OFF-ROAD PAGES — IF EQUIPPED
245
Off-Road Pages Status Bar
245
Vehicle Dynamics
246
Suspension
246
Pitch & Roll
247
Accessory Gauges
247
Selec-Terrain — If Equipped
247
UCONNECT REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT (RSE) SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
248
Getting Started
248
Dual Video Screen
249
Play A Blu-ray™ Disc
249
Using The Remote Control
251
Using The Touchscreen Radio
251
Play External Device
251
Important Notes For Dual Video Screen System
252
Blu-ray™ Disc Player Remote Control
252
Controls And Indicators
252
Headphones Operation
253
Controls
253
Replacing The Headphone Batteries
254
Accessibility — If Equipped
254
Stereo Headphone Lifetime Limited Warranty
254
System Information
255
Disc Menu
255
Display Settings
255
Listening To Audio With The Screen Closed
255
Disc Errors
255
Product Agreement
256
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
256
SAFETY
257
SAFETY FEATURES
257
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
257
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
258
Electronic Brake Control (EBC) System
258
Brake System Warning Light
258
Brake Assist System (BAS)
258
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
259
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
259
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
259
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
259
ESC Operating Modes
261
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
261
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped
262
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
263
Disabling And Enabling HSA
264
Towing With HSA
264
Rain Brake Support (RBS)
264
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
264
Selec-Speed Control (SSC) — If Equipped
264
Traction Control System (TCS)
266
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
266
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
267
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) — If Equipped
267
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
270
Blind Spot Modes
270
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation
271
FCW Braking Status And Sensitivity
272
FCW Limited Warning
272
Service FCW Warning
273
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
273
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
275
Service TPM System Warning
275
TPMS Deactivation — If Equipped
276
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
277
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
277
Important Safety Precautions
277
Seat Belt Systems
278
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
278
Lap/Shoulder Belts
279
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
280
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
281
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
281
Seat Belt Extender
282
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
283
Seat Belt Pretensioner
283
Energy Management Feature
283
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
283
Supplemental Active Head Restraints (AHR)
284
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
286
Air Bag System Components
286
Air Bag Warning Light
286
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
287
Front Air Bags
287
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
288
Front Air Bag Operation
289
Knee Impact Bolsters
289
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
289
Supplemental Side Air Bags
290
Air Bag System Components
292
If A Deployment Occurs
292
Enhanced Accident Response System
293
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
294
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
294
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
294
Child Restraints
295
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
296
Infant And Child Restraints
296
Older Children And Child Restraints
297
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
297
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
298
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
299
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
299
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
301
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
301
Center Seat LATCH
301
Vehicle With A Center Arm Rest Tether
302
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
302
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
303
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
303
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
303
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
304
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
305
SAFETY TIPS
306
Transporting Passengers
306
Transporting Pets
307
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
307
Seat Belts
307
Air Bag Warning Light
307
Defroster
307
Floor Mat Safety Information
307
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
308
Tires
308
Lights
308
Door Latches
308
Fluid Leaks
308
Exhaust Gas
309
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
309
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
310
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
310
ASSIST AND SOS MIRROR — IF EQUIPPED
310
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
314
Preparations For Jacking
314
Jack Location
315
Spare Tire Stowage — If Equipped
315
Jacking Instructions
316
JUMP STARTING
320
Preparations For Jump Start
320
Jump Starting Procedure
321
REFUELING IN EMERGENCY – IF EQUIPPED
323
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
323
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
324
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
325
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
326
Two-Wheel Drive Models
328
Four-Wheel Drive Models
328
Tow Eye Usage — If Equipped
329
Front Tow Eye Installation
329
Emergency Tow Hooks — If Equipped
330
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
330
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
330
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
331
SCHEDULED SERVICING
331
Maintenance Plan
332
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
335
3.6L Engine
335
5.7L Engine
336
Checking Oil Level
337
Adding Washer Fluid
337
Maintenance-Free Battery
337
Pressure Washing
338
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
338
Engine Oil
338
Engine Oil Selection
338
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
339
Synthetic Engine Oils
339
Materials Added To Engine Oil
339
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
339
Engine Oil Filter
339
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
340
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection and Replacement
340
Air Conditioner Maintenance
341
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R-134a — If Equipped
341
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R-1234yf — If Equipped
341
Air Conditioning Filter Replacement (A/C Air Filter)
342
Accessory Drive Belt Inspection
343
Body Lubrication
344
Windshield Wiper Blades
344
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
345
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
346
Exhaust System
347
Cooling System
348
Engine Coolant Checks
349
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
349
Selection Of Coolant
349
Adding Coolant
349
Cooling System Pressure Cap
350
Disposal Of Used Coolant
350
Coolant Level
351
Cooling System Notes
351
Brake System
351
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
352
Automatic Transmission
352
Special Additives
352
Fluid Level Check
352
Fluid And Filter Changes
353
Selection Of Lubricant
353
Front/Rear Axle Fluid
353
Front Axle Fluid Level Check
353
Rear Axle Fluid Level Check
353
Selection Of Lubricant
353
Transfer Case
354
Fluid Level Check
354
Adding Fluid
354
Drain
354
Selection Of Lubricant
354
FUSES
354
General Information
354
Underhood Fuses
355
BULB REPLACEMENT
360
Replacement Bulbs
360
Bulb Replacement
362
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID) — If Equipped
362
Halogen Headlamps — If Equipped
362
Front Turn Signal Lamp
363
Front Fog Lamps
363
Rear Tail, Stop, and Turn Signal Lamps
363
Rear Liftgate Mounted Tail Lamp
364
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
364
Rear License Lamp
364
TIRES
364
Tire Safety Information
364
Tire Markings
365
Tire Sizing Chart
366
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
368
Tire Terminology And Definitions
369
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
369
Loading
370
Tires — General Information
373
Tire Pressure
373
Tire Inflation Pressures
373
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
374
Radial Ply Tires
374
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
375
Tire Spinning
375
Tread Wear Indicators
375
Life Of Tire
376
Replacement Tires
376
Tire Types
377
All Season Tires — If Equipped
377
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
377
Snow Tires
377
Spare Tires — If Equipped
378
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
378
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
378
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
379
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
379
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
379
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
380
Snow Traction Devices
381
Tire Rotation Recommendations
382
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
383
Treadwear
383
Traction Grades
383
Temperature Grades
383
STORING THE VEHICLE
384
BODYWORK
384
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
384
What Causes Corrosion?
384
Body And Underbody Maintenance
384
Cleaning Headlights
384
Preserving The Bodywork
384
Washing
384
Special Care
385
INTERIORS
385
Seats And Fabric Parts
385
Seat Belt Maintenance
385
Plastic And Coated Parts
386
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
386
Leather Surfaces
386
Glass Surfaces
386
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
387
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
387
BRAKE SYSTEM
387
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
387
Torque Specifications
387
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
388
3.6L Engine
388
5.7L Engine
388
Reformulated Gasoline
388
Materials Added To Fuel
389
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
389
Do Not Use E-85 In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
389
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
390
Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) In Gasoline
390
Fuel System Cautions
390
FLUID CAPACITIES
391
ENGINE FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
392
CHASSIS FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
393
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
394
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
394
Prepare For The Appointment
394
Prepare A List
394
Be Reasonable With Requests
394
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
394
FCA US LLC Customer Center
394
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
394
Mexico
395
Puerto Rico And US Virgin Islands
395
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
395
Service Contract
395
WARRANTY INFORMATION
396
MOPAR PARTS
396
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
396
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
396
In Canada
396
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
396
General Information
397
INDEX
398

FAQ about the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Manual

What contains the 2021 Grand Cherokee manual?

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

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Jeep Grand Cherokee owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Jeep Grand Cherokee

Where to download the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Manual?

The Jeep Grand Cherokee owner manual for the 2021 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Jeep Grand Cherokee year 2021 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2021 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee (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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