Jeep 2015 Renegade Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Renegade 2 0 1 5 O W N E R ’ S M A N U A L...
  • Page 2 This manual illustrates and describes the operation of VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA With respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name FCA features and equipment that are either standard or op- US LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and the name FCA tional on this vehicle.
  • Page 3: Introduction 3

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTION PAGE INTRODUCTION ............. . . 3 CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE .
  • Page 5: Contents

    INTRODUCTION CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ......4 VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS ..7 HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL ....5 ROLLOVER WARNING .
  • Page 6: Introduction

    4 INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION particularly those used for braking, steering, transmis- sion, and transfer case shifting. Learn how your vehicle Congratulations on selecting your new FCA US LLC handles on different road surfaces. Your driving skills vehicle. Be assured that it represents precision workman- will improve with experience.
  • Page 7: How To Use This Manual

    When it comes to service, remember that your authorized The detailed index at the back of this Owner’s Manual dealer knows your Jeep® vehicle best, has factory-trained contains a complete listing of all subjects. technicians and genuine MOPAR® parts, and cares about Consult the following table for a description of the your satisfaction.
  • Page 8 6 INTRODUCTION...
  • Page 9: Warnings And Cautions

    INTRODUCTION 7 WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS ROLLOVER WARNING This Owner’s Manual contains WARNINGS against Utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover rate operating procedures that could result in a collision or than other types of vehicles. This vehicle has a higher bodily injury.
  • Page 10 8 INTRODUCTION Failure to use the driver and passenger seat belts pro- vided is a major cause of severe or fatal injury. In fact, the U.S. government notes that the universal use of existing seat belts could cut the highway death toll by 10,000 or more each year and could reduce disabling injuries by two million annually.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CONTENTS ▫ Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE ......11 Impaired (TDD/TTY) .
  • Page 12 10 CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE ▫ Traction Grades......17 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES ....17 ▫...
  • Page 13: Suggestions For Obtaining Service For Your Vehicle

    CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE 11 SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR Be Reasonable With Requests YOUR VEHICLE If you list a number of items and you must have your vehicle by the end of the day, discuss the situation with Prepare For The Appointment the service advisor and list the items in order of priority.
  • Page 14: Fca Us Llc Customer Center

    12 CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE • Authorized dealer name facilities, factory-trained technicians, special tools, and the latest information to ensure the vehicle is fixed • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) correctly and in a timely manner. • Vehicle delivery date and mileage This is why you should always talk to an authorized FCA US LLC Customer Center dealer service manager first.
  • Page 15: In Mexico Contact

    CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE 13 In Mexico Contact Canadian residents with hearing difficulties that require assistance can use the special needs relay service offered Av. Prolongacion Paseo de la Reforma, 1240 by Bell Canada. For TTY teletypewriter users, dial 711 Sante Fe C.P. 05109 and for Voice callers, dial 1-800-855-0511 to connect with a Bell Relay Service operator.
  • Page 16: Warranty Information

    14 CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE The manufacturer will not stand behind any service WARNING! contract that is not the manufacturer’s service contract. It is not responsible for any service contract other than the Engine exhaust (internal combustion engines only), manufacturer’s service contract. If you purchased a ser- some of its constituents, and certain vehicle compo- vice contract that is not a manufacturer’s service contract, nents contain, or emit, chemicals known to the State...
  • Page 17: Reporting Safety Defects

    CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE 15 REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from http://www.safercar.gov. In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C. In Canada If you believe that your vehicle has a defect that could cause a crash or cause injury or death, you should If you believe that your vehicle has a safety defect, you immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety should contact the Customer Service Department imme-...
  • Page 18: Customer Assistance

    16 CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE NOTE: A street address is required when ordering problems the first time, using step-by-step troubleshoot- manuals (no P.O. Boxes). ing and drivability procedures, proven diagnostic tests and a complete list of all tools and equipment. Service Manuals Owner’s Manuals These comprehensive Service Manuals provide the infor- mation that students and professional technicians need in...
  • Page 19: Department Of Transportation Uniform Tire Quality Grades

    CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE 17 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM significantly from the norm due to variations in driving TIRE QUALITY GRADES habits, service practices, and differences in road charac- teristics and climate. The following tire grading categories were established by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Traction Grades specific grade rating assigned by the tire’s manufacturer The Traction grades, from highest to lowest, are AA, A, B,...
  • Page 20: Temperature Grades

    18 CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE Temperature Grades WARNING! The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, The temperature grade for this tire is established for representing the tire’s resistance to the generation of heat a tire that is properly inflated and not overloaded. and its ability to dissipate heat, when tested under Excessive speed, under-inflation, or excessive load- controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory...
  • Page 21 GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS CONTENTS FRONT VIEW ......20 INSTRUMENT PANEL ....24 ▫...
  • Page 22: Front View

    20 GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS FRONT VIEW Front View 1 — Headlights 4 — Doors 2 — Engine Compartment 5 — Exterior Mirrors 3 — Windshield 6 — Wheels...
  • Page 23: Front View (Trailhawk)

    GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS 21 Front View (Trailhawk) Front View (Trailhawk) 1 — Headlights 4 — Doors 2 — Engine Compartment 5 — Exterior Mirrors 3 — Windshield 6 — Wheels...
  • Page 24: Rear View

    22 GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS REAR VIEW Rear View 1 — Rear Lights 2 — Rear Windshield Wiper 3 — Liftgate...
  • Page 25: Rear View (Trailhawk)

    GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS 23 Rear View (Trailhawk) Rear View (Trailhawk) 1 — Rear Lights 2 — Rear Windshield Wiper 3 — Liftgate...
  • Page 26: Instrument Panel

    24 GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS INSTRUMENT PANEL Instrument Panel 1 — Headlight Switch 6 — Air Vents 2 — Air Vents 7 — Hand Grip 3 — Instrument Cluster 8 — Glove Compartment 4 — Multifunction Lever 9 — Steering Wheel 5 —...
  • Page 27: Interior

    GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS 25 INTERIOR Interior Features 1 — Seats 5 — Climate Controls 2 — Power Window Switches 6 — Switch Panel 3 — Transmission Shift Lever (Automatic/Manual options) 7 — Uconnect® Radio 4 — Selec Terrain™ Mode Knob — If Equipped...
  • Page 29 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE CONTENTS ▫ To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The KEYS ....... .31 Vehicle .
  • Page 30 28 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE ▫ Disabling ......52 ▫ Rear Head Restraints ....77 DOORS .
  • Page 31 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 29 ▫ Blind Spot Monitoring Fault Warnings ..93 INTERIOR LIGHTS ..... .99 ▫...
  • Page 32 30 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE ▫ Automatic Climate Controls — If Equipped . .119 INTERNAL EQUIPMENT ....160 ▫ Glove Compartment ....160 MYSKY SUN ROOF —...
  • Page 33: Keys

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 31 KEYS Vehicles With Keyless Enter-N-Go™ Your vehicle uses either a key start ignition system or keyless ignition system. The key start ignition system consists of a Key Fob with a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter and an Ignition Node Module (IGNM).
  • Page 34 32 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Key Fob With Remote Control And Integrated Vehicle Key The Key Fob With Remote Control contains the RKE transmitter with an integrated vehicle key. To use the vehicle key, simply push the vehicle key release button. Keyless Enter-N-Go™...
  • Page 35 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 33 General Information 2. Closeness to a radio transmitter such as a radio station tower, airport transmitter, and some mobile or CB This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and radios. RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following conditions: To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate •...
  • Page 36 34 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 1st Push Of Key Fob Unlocks If the vehicle is equipped with Passive Entry, refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Go™” in “Getting To Know Your Ve- This feature lets you program the system to unlock either hicle”...
  • Page 37 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 35 NOTE: Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob With Remote Control • The current setting can be changed within the Elec- The recommended replacement battery is one CR2032 tronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) menu or in battery.
  • Page 38 36 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 2. Remove the battery by turning the back cover over (battery facing downward) and tapping it lightly on a solid surface such as a table or similar surface. Then, replace the battery. When replacing the battery, match the + sign on the battery to the + sign on the inside of the battery clip, located on the back cover.
  • Page 39 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 37 Separating Keyless Enter-N-Go™ Transmitter Case 1. Remove the emergency key by sliding the mechanical latch on the back of the RKE transmitter sideways with your thumb. Then, pull the key out with your other hand. 2.
  • Page 40 38 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 3. Remove the battery by turning the back cover over (battery facing downward) and tapping it lightly on a solid surface such as a table or similar surface. Then, replace the battery. When replacing the battery, match the + sign on the battery to the + sign on the inside of the battery clip, located on the back cover.
  • Page 41 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 39 Programming Additional Transmitters Programming Key Fobs or RKE transmitters may be performed at an authorized dealer. Request For Additional Key Fobs NOTE: Only Key Fobs that are programmed to the vehicle electronics can be used to start and operate the vehicle.
  • Page 42: Ignition Switch

    40 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE At the time of purchase, the original owner is provided keyless ignition system consists of a Key Fob with with a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN). Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter and a Keyless Keep the PIN in a secure location.
  • Page 43 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 41 • Some electrical devices (e.g. power locks, alarm, etc.) are still available. 2 — MAR/RUN • Driving position. • Electrical devices are available. 3 — AVV/START • Start the engine. The ignition switch is provided with a safety mechanism. If the engine fails to start, the IGNM will return to the Ignition Node Module (IGNM) STOP/OFF position prior to repeating the starting pro-...
  • Page 44 42 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Models With Keyless Enter-N-Go™ This feature allows the driver to operate the ignition switch with the push of a button as long as the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is in the passenger compartment. The Keyless Ignition Node (KIN System) has three oper- ating positions.
  • Page 45 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 43 The KIN can be placed in the following positions: WARNING! STOP • When leaving the vehicle, always remove the Key • The engine is stopped. Fob from the vehicle and lock your vehicle. • Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or with •...
  • Page 46: Remote Starting System - If Equipped

    44 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED WARNING! (Continued) • Do not leave children or animals inside parked This system uses the Remote Keyless Entry vehicles in hot weather. Interior heat build-up may (RKE) transmitter to start the engine conve- cause serious injury or death.
  • Page 47: Remote Start Cancel Message - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 45 Remote Start Cancel Message — If Equipped How To Use Remote Start The following messages will display in the instrument All of the following conditions must be met before the cluster if the vehicle fails to remote start or exits remote engine will remote start: start prematurely: •...
  • Page 48: To Enter Remote Start Mode

    46 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE • Ignition in OFF position for Keyless Enter-N-Go™ To Enter Remote Start Mode vehicle • Fuel level meets minimum requirement Push and release the REMOTE START button on the RKE transmitter twice within five sec- onds.
  • Page 49: To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 47 To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The NOTE: For vehicles equipped with the Keyless Enter-N- Vehicle Go™ feature, the message “Remote Start Active — Push Start Button” will display in the Electronic Vehicle Infor- Push and release the REMOTE START button one time or mation Center (EVIC) or the Driver Information Dispay allow the engine to run for the entire 15-minute cycle.
  • Page 50: Remote Start Windshield Wiper De-Icer Activation - If Equipped

    48 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer operation. Therefore, only Key Fobs that are pro- Activation — If Equipped grammed to the vehicle can be used to start and operate the vehicle. The system will not allow the engine to crank When Remote Start is active and the outside ambient if an invalid Key Fob tries to start the engine.
  • Page 51: General Information

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 49 VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM CAUTION! (Continued) The Vehicle Security Alarm monitors the vehicle doors • The Sentry Key Immobilizer system is not compat- for unauthorized entry and if the ignition switch is cycled ible with some aftermarket remote starting sys- to the ON/RUN position without a valid key.
  • Page 52: To Arm The System

    50 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE To Arm The System Follow these steps to arm the Vehicle Security Alarm: 1. Make sure the vehicles ignition is cycled to the STOP/ OFF position (refer to Starting The Engine in Start- ing And Operating for further information). •...
  • Page 53: To Disarm The System

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 51 • Push the LOCK button on the exterior Passive Entry • If a second chime is heard after approximately four Door Handle with a valid Key Fob available in the same seconds from arming the alarm, even with the doors exterior zone (for further information, refer to Keyless and liftgate properly closed, a fault may have oc- Enter-N-Go™...
  • Page 54: Disabling

    52 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE • Cycle the vehicle ignition system out of the STOP/OFF system will give you a false alarm. If one of the previ- position. ously described arming sequences has occurred, the Vehicle Security Alarm will arm regardless of whether –...
  • Page 55: Doors

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 53 DOORS Manual Door Locks To lock each door, rotate the door lock button on each door trim panel forward. To unlock the doors, pull the inside door handle to the first detent or rotate the door lock button until the lock symbol is no longer visible.
  • Page 56: Central Lock/Unlock

    54 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! WARNING! (Continued) leave the ignition of a vehicle equipped with • For personal security and safety in the event of a Keyless Enter-N-Go in the RUN mode. A child collision, lock the vehicle doors before you drive as could operate power windows, other controls, or well as when you park and leave the vehicle.
  • Page 57: Keyless Enter-N-Go

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 55 If you push the power door lock switch while the ignition is in the MAR/RUN position, and any front door is open, the power locks will not operate. This prevents you from accidentally locking the key in the vehicle. Placing the ignition in the STOP/OFF position or closing the door will allow the locks to operate.
  • Page 58 56 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: • Passive Entry can be enabled or disabled. Refer to “Uconnect® SETTINGS” in “Multimedia” for further information. • If wearing gloves on your hands, or if it has been raining on the Passive Entry door handle, the unlock sensitivity can be affected, resulting in a slower re- sponse time.
  • Page 59 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 57 To Unlock From The Passenger Side Do NOT grab the door handle when pushing the door handle LOCK button. This could unlock the door(s). With a valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter within 5 ft (1.5 m) of the passenger door handle, grab the front passenger door handle to unlock all four doors and the liftgate automatically.
  • Page 60 58 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Preventing Inadvertent Locking Of Passive Entry RKE Transmitter In Vehicle (FOBIK-Safe) To minimize the possibility of unintentionally locking a Passive Entry RKE transmitter inside your vehicle, the Passive Entry system is equipped with an automatic door unlock feature which will function if the ignition switch is in the OFF position.
  • Page 61 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 59 When any of these situations occur, after all ajar doors are To Unlock/Enter The Liftgate shut, the FOBIK-Safe search will be executed. If it finds a The liftgate Passive Entry unlock feature is built into the Passive Entry RKE transmitter inside the car, and it does electronic liftgate release.
  • Page 62 60 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: If “Unlock All Doors 1st Press” is programmed in EVIC/DID, if equipped, all doors will unlock when you push the Electronic Release. If Unlock Driver Door 1st Press is programmed in Uconnect®, the liftgate will unlock when you push the electronic lock/unlock button on the liftgate.
  • Page 63 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 61 Emergency Unlocking Driver Door If the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter battery is low or dead, the emergency key can be used to unlock the driver side door lock cylinder. To release the emergency key, proceed as follows: 1.
  • Page 64 62 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE General Information WARNING! Key Fob (Keyless Enter-N-Go) • Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or with This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. access to an unlocked vehicle. Allowing children to Operation is subject to the following two conditions: be in a vehicle unattended is dangerous for a number of reasons.
  • Page 65: Child Locks

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 63 • This device must accept any interference received, Ignition device (Keyless Enter-N-Go) including interference that may cause undesired op- This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. eration. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: The device is covered by: •...
  • Page 66 64 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE is engaged, that door can only be opened by using the NOTE: outside door handle even if the inside door lock is in the • When the child lock system is engaged, the door can unlocked position.
  • Page 67: Seats

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 65 WARNING! WARNING! • It is dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or Avoid trapping anyone in a vehicle in a collision. Remember that the rear doors can only be opened outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in from the outside when the Child-Protection locks are these areas are more likely to be seriously injured engaged.
  • Page 68: Manual Front Seats

    66 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Manual Front Seats Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment On models equipped with manual seats, the adjusting bar is located at the front of the seats, near the floor. While sitting in the seat, lift up on the bar and move the seat forward or rearward.
  • Page 69: Power Adjustment (Front) - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 67 Recline Adjustment WARNING! (Continued) To adjust the seatback, lift the lever located on the • Do not ride with the seatback reclined so that the outboard side of the seat, lean back to the desired shoulder belt is no longer resting against your position and release the lever.
  • Page 70 68 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Forward Or Rearward Adjustment The seat can be adjusted both forward and rearward. Push the seat switch forward or rearward, the seat will move in the direction of the switch. Release the switch when the desired position has been reached. Height Adjustment The height of the seats can be adjusted up or down.
  • Page 71: Heated Seats - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 69 • Push the heated seat button Tilt Adjustment a second time to turn the LO setting ON. The angle of the seat cushion can be adjusted up or • Push the heated seat button down.
  • Page 72: Rear Seats

    70 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE This feature can be programmed through the Uconnect® Rear Seats system. Refer to “Uconnect® Settings” in “Multimedia” The split rear seat increases the storage of the rear cargo for further information. area. NOTE: WARNING! •...
  • Page 73 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 71 WARNING! • It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. •...
  • Page 74 72 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 4. The rear shelf can be stored in the cargo area, or behind the front seatbacks. Rear Shelf Pin Adjusting The Rear Shelf...
  • Page 75 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 73 Partial Enlargement Of Cargo Area Enlargement of the left side of the cargo area allows you to carry a single passenger on the right side of the rear seat, while the enlargement of the right side allows you to carry two passengers.
  • Page 76 74 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Cargo Area Enlargement 2. Lift the seatbacks, pushing them back until they lock on both the latches. Verify the red notches are no Folding both sides of the rear seat provides additional longer visible on the release lever. If the red notches storage in the rear cargo area.
  • Page 77 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 75 Unfolding The Rear Armrest 40/20/40 The center part of the rear seat can also be used as rear armrest with cupholders. Tilt the head restraint forward and pull the rear armrest tab to release it from the seat and pull forward. Rear Seat Center Armrest —...
  • Page 78: Head Restraints

    76 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! WARNING! Be certain that the seatback is securely locked into The head restraints for all occupants must be prop- position. If the seatback is not securely locked into erly adjusted prior to operating the vehicle or occu- position the seat will not provide the proper stability pying a seat.
  • Page 79: Rear Head Restraints

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 77 WARNING! The head restraints for all occupants must be prop- erly adjusted prior to operating the vehicle or occu- pying a seat. Head restraints should never be ad- justed while the vehicle is in motion. Driving a vehicle with the head restraints improperly adjusted or removed could cause serious injury or death in the event of a collision.
  • Page 80: Steering Wheel

    78 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the head NOTE: The head restraints should only be removed by restraint. qualified technicians, for service purposes only. If either of the head restraints require removal, see your autho- To lower the head restraint, push the adjustment button, rized dealer.
  • Page 81: Heated Steering Wheel - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 79 To lock the steering column in position, pull the tilt/ telescoping lever upward until fully engaged. WARNING! Do not adjust the steering column while driving. Adjusting the steering column while driving or driv- ing with the steering column unlocked, could cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle.
  • Page 82: Mirrors

    80 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE early or may not turn on when the steering wheel is MIRRORS already warm. The heated steering wheel control Inside Day/Night Mirror button is located on the center of the instrument panel The mirror can be adjusted up, down, left, and right. The below the radio screen.
  • Page 83: Auto Dimming Mirror - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 81 off by pushing the button at the base of the mirror. A light to the left of the button will illuminate to indicate when the dimming feature is activated. The sensor to the right of the button does not illuminate.
  • Page 84: Outside Mirrors

    82 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Outside Mirrors Power Adjustment Mirrors — If Equipped The power mirror switch is located on the drivers door panel. To adjust the mirror, push the mirror adjustment switch in the four directions indicated by arrows. NOTE: •...
  • Page 85 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 83 Manual Adjustment Mirrors — If Equipped Folding Mirror To adjust the exterior mirrors, push the corners of the The exterior mirrors are hinged to allow the mirror to mirrors till desired alignment is obtained. pivot forward or rearward to help avoid damage.
  • Page 86: Heated Mirrors - If Equipped

    84 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Heated Mirrors — If Equipped These mirrors are heated to melt frost or ice. This feature can be activated whenever you turn on the Rear Window Defroster. BLIND SPOT MONITORING (BSM) — IF EQUIPPED The Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) system uses two radar- based sensors, located inside the rear bumper fascia, to detect highway licensable vehicles (automobiles, trucks,...
  • Page 87 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 85 The BSM detection zone covers approximately one lane The area on the rear fascia where the radar sensors are width on both sides of the vehicle, 10 ft (3 m). The zone located must remain free of snow, ice, and dirt/road length starts at the outside mirror and extends approxi- contamination so that the BSM system can function mately 20 ft (6 m) beyond the rear bumper of the vehicle.
  • Page 88 86 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE The BSM system notifies the driver of objects in the detection zones by illuminating the BSM warning light located in the outside mirrors in addition to sounding an audible (chime) alert and reducing the radio volume. Refer to “Modes Of Operation”...
  • Page 89 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 87 Entering From The Side Entering From The Rear Vehicles that move into your adjacent lanes from either Vehicles that come up from behind your vehicle on either side of the vehicle. side and enter the rear detection zone with a relative speed of less than 31 mph (50 km/h).
  • Page 90 88 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Overtaking Traffic If you pass another vehicle slowly with a relative speed less than 15 mph (25 km/h) and the vehicle remains in the blind spot for approximately 1.5 seconds, the warning light will be illuminated. If the difference in speed between the two vehicles is greater than 15 mph (25 km/h), the warning light will not illuminate.
  • Page 91 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 89 Overtaking/Passing Stationary Objects The BSM system is designed not to issue an alert on stationary objects such as guardrails, posts, walls, foliage, berms, etc. However, occasionally the system may alert on such objects. This is normal operation and your vehicle does not require service.
  • Page 92: Rear Cross Path (Rcp)

    90 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE The BSM system will not alert you of objects that are WARNING! traveling in the opposite direction of the vehicle in adjacent lanes. The Blind Spot Monitoring system is only an aid to help detect objects in the blind spot zones. The BSM system is not designed to detect pedestrians, bicy- clists, or animals.
  • Page 93 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 91 NOTE: In a parking lot situation, oncoming vehicles can be obscured by vehicles parked on either side. If the sensors are blocked by other structures or vehicles, the system will not be able to alert the driver. When RCP is on and the vehicle is in REVERSE, the driver is alerted using both the visual and audible alarms, including reducing the radio volume.
  • Page 94: Mode Of Operation

    92 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Mode Of Operation alert present on that side of the vehicle, an audible chime will also be sounded. Whenever a turn signal and de- Three selectable modes of operation are available in the tected object are present on the same side at the same Uconnect®...
  • Page 95: Blind Spot Monitoring Fault Warnings

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 93 NOTE: The BSM system will store the current operating System Not Available mode when the vehicle is shut off. Each time the vehicle In the case of the system being temporary unavailable: is started the previously stored mode will be recalled and •...
  • Page 96: General Information

    94 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE General Information EXTERIOR LIGHTS This vehicle has systems that operate on radio frequency Headlights that comply with Part 15 of the Federal Communications The headlight switch is located on the left side of the Commission (FCC) rules and with Industry Canada instrument panel.
  • Page 97: Automatic Lighting - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 95 Automatic Lighting — If Equipped Light Sensor The light sensor is equipped with an infrared LED, located on the windshield. It detects changes in light intensity outside the vehicle, based on the sensitivity of light set by using the Menu on the display or on the Uconnect®...
  • Page 98: Daytime Running Lights (Drl) - If Equipped

    96 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE The timing of the headlights is adjustable between 0, 30, Front Fog Lights — If Equipped 60 and 90 seconds. Refer to “Uconnect® Settings” in The front fog light switch is built into the headlight “Multimedia”...
  • Page 99: Parking Lights

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 97 Parking Lights Headlight Delay Disable Rotate the headlight switch to the first position to turn on The feature is disabled by turning on the headlights, the the parking lights. The parking light indicator in the parking lights or by placing the ignition in the MAR/ cluster will illuminate.
  • Page 100: High Beams

    98 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE High Beams NOTE: The headlights must be on for the high beams to activate. To turn on the high beam headlights, push the turn signal lever forward (toward the front of the vehicle) and an Turn Signals indicator will illuminate in the cluster.
  • Page 101: Interior Lights

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 99 INTERIOR LIGHTS Front Lights The courtesy light switches is used to turn the courtesy lights On/Off. Courtesy Light Switches 1— Left Switch 2— Right Switch To operate the courtesy lights, push either the drivers or Courtesy Lights passenger light switch.
  • Page 102 100 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: • Before exiting the vehicle, make sure that the interior lights are turned off. This will prevent the battery from discharging once the doors are closed. • If a light is left on it will automatically be turned off after approximately 15 minutes after the ignition is in the STOP/OFF position.
  • Page 103 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 101 Vehicles With Retractable Roof For vehicles equipped with a retractable roof, there are two interior lights located above the grab handles of the rear doors. Interior Light Locations The lights come on by opening any of the doors. Rear Interior Light...
  • Page 104 102 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Dome Light Timing The dome light will turn off under any of the following conditions: The Dome Light will automatically illuminate when the • The dome light is disabled when the ignition is placed doors are unlocked, the doors are opened or after the doors are closed.
  • Page 105 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 103 • The opening of one of the doors (approximately three minutes). • After closing a door (approximately 10 seconds). The dome light timing is disabled when the doors are locked. Cargo Area Lights Two interior lights are located in the cargo area. These lights automatically turn on/off when the liftgate is opened and closed, regardless of the position of the ignition.
  • Page 106 104 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped An illuminated vanity mirror is located on each sun visor. To use the mirror, rotate the sun visor down and swing the mirror cover upward. The lights will turn on auto- matically.
  • Page 107: Interior Lights Dimmer Switch

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 105 Interior Lights Dimmer Switch Rotate the ambient dimmer control upward or down- ward to increase or decrease the brightness of the ambi- ent light located in the overhead console, door handle lights, lower instrument panel lights, door map pocket lights, and cubby bin lights.
  • Page 108: Wipers And Washers

    106 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE WIPERS AND WASHERS CAUTION! The windshield wiper/washer controls are located on the Always remove any buildup of snow that prevents lever on the right side of the steering column. The front the windshield wiper blades from returning to the wipers are operated by rotating a switch, located on the “park”...
  • Page 109 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 107 for several wipe cycles after the lever is released, and Mist then resume the intermittent interval previously selected. Use this feature when weather conditions make occa- If the lever is pulled while the wipers are in the off sional usage of the wipers necessary.
  • Page 110: Rear Wiper Operation

    108 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Rear Wiper Operation NOTE: As a protective measure, the pump will stop if the switch is held for more than 30 seconds. Once the The rear wiper/washer controls are located on the lever lever is released, the pump will resume normal opera- on the right side of the steering column.
  • Page 111: Windshield Wiper De-Icer - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 109 Windshield Wiper De-Icer — If Equipped CAUTION! Your vehicle may be equipped with a Windshield Wiper Failure to follow these cautions can cause damage to De-Icer feature that may be activated under the following the heating elements: conditions: •...
  • Page 112: Windows

    110 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE WINDOWS Power Windows The power window switch is located on the driver’s door panel. The driver’s power window switch controls the operation of all the windows. Power Window Switches 1 — Opening/Closing Left/Right Front Window 2 —...
  • Page 113 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 111 The window controls will operate only when the ignition WARNING! (Continued) is in the MAR/RUN or AVV/START position. windows while operating the power window NOTE: For vehicles equipped with Uconnect®, the switches. Such entrapment may result in serious power window switches will remain active for up to injury or death.
  • Page 114 112 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE • Any impact due to rough road conditions may trigger AUTO-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped the auto-reverse function unexpectedly during auto- closure. If this happens, pull the switch lightly and Lift and hold the window switch for half a second, hold to close the window manually.
  • Page 115: Climate Controls

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 113 Wind Buffeting CLIMATE CONTROLS Wind buffeting can be described as the perception of Air Outlet And Diffuser Locations — Passenger pressure on the ears or a helicopter-type sound in the Compartment ears. Your vehicle may exhibit wind buffeting with the windows down, or the sunroof in certain open or par- tially open positions.
  • Page 116 114 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Center Air Outlets Right Side Air Outlets 1 — Fixed Air Outlet 3 — Air Vane Adjustment 1 — Fixed Air Outlet 3 — Air Vane Adjustment 2 — Air Flow Outlet Adjustment 4 — Adjustable Air Outlet 2 —...
  • Page 117: Manual Climate Controls - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 115 Manual Climate Controls — If Equipped 1. Blower Control Rotate this control to regulate the amount of air forced through the ventilation system in any mode. The blower speed increases as you move the control clockwise from the “0”...
  • Page 118 116 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE • Mix 3. Mode Control Air is directed through the floor, defrost, and Rotate this control to change the system between Modes side window demister outlets. This setting (Panel, Bi-Level, Floor, Mix, Defrost). works best in cold or snowy conditions that •...
  • Page 119 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 117 4. Rear Defrost Button NOTE: • Continuous use of the Recirculation mode may make Push and release the Rear Defrost Control button to turn the inside air stuffy and window fogging may occur. ON the rear window defroster and the heated outside Extended use of this mode is not recommended.
  • Page 120 118 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Rear Window Defrosting Air Recirculation Push and release the rear window defrost button to turn Push and release the Air Recirculation button so that the the function on/off. LED is on, to enter recirculation mode. It is recommended to turn the internal air recirculation on while standing in Activation of this function is indicated by the rear defrost traffic or in tunnels to prevent the introduction of pol-...
  • Page 121: Automatic Climate Controls - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 119 System Maintenance Automatic Climate Controls — If Equipped In Winter, the Climate Control system must be turned on at least once a month for approximately 10 minutes. Have the system inspected at an authorized dealership before the summer.
  • Page 122: Getting To Know Your Vehicle 27

    120 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 2. A/C Button OFF). If the MAX Defrost mode is turned OFF, the climate system will return to the previous setting. Push the A/C Control Button to change the current 4. Blower Control Indicator LEDs setting.
  • Page 123 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 121 7. Passenger Temperature Control 9. SYNC Button Provides the passenger with independent temperature Push the Sync button to toggle the Sync feature ON/OFF. control. Rotate the adjustment knob to set desired tem- The Sync indicator will illuminate when this feature is perature shown in the Temperature Display.
  • Page 124 122 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 11. Blower Control NOTE: • When in Max Defrost mode, the Recirculation button Blower control is used to regulate the amount of air will change the setting to normal Defrost mode. This forced through the climate system. Adjusting the blower indicates that you can not enter to this mode due to will cause the automatic mode to change to manual fogging risk.
  • Page 125 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 123 display, respectively. To deactivate these functions, turn The automatically controlled functions are: the temperature knob to the desired temperature. • Air temperature at the driver/front passenger side Description vents. • Blower speed (continuous variation of the air flow). The Automatic Dual Zone Climate Control system regu- lates the air temperatures in the passenger compartment •...
  • Page 126 124 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE • Heated rear window The amount of air introduced into the passenger com- partment is not affected by car speed; it is regulated by • System deactivation the fan, which is controlled electronically. NOTE: The Climate Control system detects the passenger The air temperature is always automatically controlled compartment temperature using a temperature sensor, according to the temperature set on the display (except...
  • Page 127 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 125 During automatic operation, you can change the set The set temperatures are shown on the displays. temperatures, air distribution and blower speed at any Push the SYNC button to align the air temperature time by using the relevant buttons or knobs: the system between the two zones.
  • Page 128 126 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE • Floor and Defrost Modes – Air flow distributed be- Air Distribution Selection tween footwell diffusers and windshield and front side By pushing the Mode Control buttons (Defrost/Panel/ window defrosting diffusers. This distribution setting Floor buttons), it is possible to set one of the seven allows the passenger compartment to be warmed possible air distributions manually by activating one or...
  • Page 129 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 127 When set manually, the air distribution is indicated by The blower can only be turned off if the A/C compressor the LEDs on the selected buttons turning on. has been turned off by pushing the A/C Control button. In combined function mode, functions are enabled to- NOTE: To restore automatic control of the fan speed after gether with those already set when the relevant button is...
  • Page 130 128 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE If the AUTO button is pushed when the AUTO LED is on, Turn the Passenger Temperature Control knob to set the the system changes to manual mode; it displays the passenger side temperature and return to separate air current flow and distribution status, which will no longer temperature management.
  • Page 131 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 129 In automatic operation, recirculation is managed auto- Climate Control System Compressor matically by the system according to outside environ- Push the A/C Control button to activate/deactivate the mental conditions. compressor (activation is indicated by the LED on the button turning on).
  • Page 132 130 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE MAX A/C The Climate Control system carries out the following operations: MAX A/C sets the system for maximum cooling perfor- • Turns on the air conditioning compressor when envi- mance. ronmental conditions are suitable. Rotate the driver temperature control adjust knob •...
  • Page 133 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 131 When the Recirculation Control or AUTO buttons are If equipped, push the rear defrost button to activate the pushed, the Climate Control system will deactivate the defrosting of door mirrors and heated rear window. Front Defrost (MAX-DEF) function.
  • Page 134: Mysky Sun Roof - If Equipped

    132 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: The Climate Control unit stores the temperatures System Maintenance set before the system was turned off and restores them In Winter, the Climate Control system must be turned on when one of the following knobs/buttons is pushed: at least once a month for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Page 135 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 133 My Sky Retractable Roof (Closed) My Sky Retractable Roof (Open) On some vehicles the front panel can be power operated refer to “Power My Sky” in this section.
  • Page 136: Power My Sky - If Equipped

    134 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE CAUTION! The panels are able to withstand the snow. However, it is recommended that you remove excessive layers of snow that have accumulated or damage to the panels may occur. Power My Sky — If Equipped Open/Close The Front Panel The power My Sky switches are located on the overhead console.
  • Page 137 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 135 From the fully open position, pull the Open/Close switch: the front panel will close completely. Venting The Front Panel To vent the front panel push and release the vent switch. During the vent operation any push on the Open/Close switch will stop the closing of the panel.
  • Page 138: Removing And Installing Panels

    136 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: With both panels removed the retractable roof 2. From inside of the passenger compartment, insert the cannot be opened or closed. supplied key into the latch key hole. Removing And Installing Panels NOTE: •...
  • Page 139 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 137 Latch Key Hole Rotating Supplied Key 3. Rotate and keep the key turned to the symbol to release the lock and pull the panel handle down and away from the stowed position, unlocking the panel.
  • Page 140 138 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 4. Remove the key from the Latch Key Hole. Unlocking Panel Handle Removing Key...
  • Page 141 6. Place the panel(s) inside of the provided bag for Push Panel Up storage in the cargo area. NOTE: An air deflector is available on the Jeep accessory line. This deflector has to be used if the front panel is removed, to avoid the “tunnel effect” inside the vehicle.
  • Page 142 140 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Installing Panel 3. Align the colored guide tabs to ensure the panel(s) close properly. Front panel is labeled with yellow 1. From outside the vehicle, place the panel(s) on the guide tabs. Rear panel is labeled with blue guide tabs. slides.
  • Page 143 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 141 4. From inside the vehicle, pull the handle down and 5. Make sure that the panel has been properly refitted. toward the stowed position, locking it into place. From inside the passenger compartment, push up- ward on the panel from the bottom, in order to verify that it is properly latched to the clamping locks.
  • Page 144: Bag For Housing Panels - If Equipped

    142 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Bag For Housing Panels — If Equipped After the panels have been removed, store the roof panels inside of the bag located inside the storage compartment. NOTE: It is recommended to do this procedure outside of the car.
  • Page 145 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 143 For proper housing, proceed as follows: 2. Place the first panel into the bag, fold the panel dividers and place the second panel into the bag. 1. Open the Roof Panel Bag and lift the panel dividers toward the outside.
  • Page 146 144 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 4. Open the clips provided in the bag. Anchor them firmly at the tie-down hooks located in the cargo area. Second Panel In Storage Bag 3. Close the bag and place it on the inside the cargo area. Tie-Down Hook Locations...
  • Page 147: Emergency Open/Close

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 145 Emergency Open/Close If the Power My Sky switch fails, the retractable roof can be operated manually as follows: 1. Remove the protective cap located on the inner lining. 2. Remove the Allen Key that is supplied in the tool bag in the cargo area.
  • Page 148: Hood

    146 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE CAUTION! • When refitting panels, be careful to avoid fingers, scarves, ties and items of clothing from getting caught under the panels themselves. • Do not open the roof in the presence of snow or ice. There is risk of damage.
  • Page 149 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 147 Hood Release Lever Safety Latch Move to the outside of the vehicle and push the safety 1 — Safety Latch Location latch release lever toward the passenger side of the vehicle. The hood release lever is located behind the center front edge of the hood.
  • Page 150 148 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Remove the support rod from the locking tab and insert it into the seat located on the underside of the hood. Support Rod And Seat 1 — Support Rod Locking Tab 2 — Support Rod Seat...
  • Page 151: Liftgate

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 149 Closing WARNING! Hold up the hood with one hand and with the other hand Be sure the hood is fully latched before driving your remove the support rod from its seat and reinsert it into vehicle.
  • Page 152 150 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE To open the liftgate, squeeze the electronic liftgate release The Liftgate Passive Entry unlock feature is built into the Electronic Liftgate release. With a valid Passive Entry RKE and pull the liftgate open with one fluid motion. transmitter within 3 ft (1.0 m) of the Liftgate, push the Electronic Liftgate release to open with one fluid motion.
  • Page 153 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 151 Emergency Opening Proceed as follows: 1. Remove the rear shelf (if equipped). 2. Fold the rear seats forward. 3. Using the supplied screwdriver (located under cargo floor in tool kit), remove the yellow tab. Emergency Opening Tab Location A —...
  • Page 154: Closing

    152 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 4. Insert the screwdriver into the release tab slot to Closing trigger the release tab of the Liftgate. Grasp the Liftgate closing handle and lower the Liftgate. Emergency Release Tab Slot Location A — Liftgate Closing Handle B —...
  • Page 155: Cargo Area Features

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 153 NOTE: Before closing the Liftgate, make sure to be in Position 2 (Elevated Position): possession of the key because the Liftgate will be locked When the rear seatbacks and front passenger seat is automatically. folded flat, it will allow for loading objects of long dimensions.
  • Page 156 154 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE The load floor provides securing of any cargo inside this position, so that the cargo will slide in the case of sudden braking. Table Tilt Load Supports 1 — Loading Floor Support One 2 — Loading Floor Support Two Load Floor...
  • Page 157 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 155 Access To The Loading Floor 2. Place the desired objects inside the compartment. To access the double load compartment, proceed as follows: 3. Reposition the load floor. 1. Lift up on the Load Floor Handle. Cargo Area Storage Load Floor Handle 1 —...
  • Page 158 156 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Anchoring Of The Load CAUTION! The cargo tie-downs, located on the cargo area floor, The load floor must be arranged in a central position should be used to safely secure loads when the vehicle is with respect to cargo area.
  • Page 159 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 157 The side panels maybe equipped with three hooks (one on the left side and two on the right side) for securing loads that are not excessively heavy. Load Hooks Rear Power Outlet The rear cargo power outlet is located on the left side of Load Hook the cargo area.
  • Page 160 158 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE The outlet only works when the ignition is in the NOTE: The rear cargo power outlet can be changed to MAR/RUN position. “battery” powered all the time by switching the power outlet Integrated Power Module 20A fuse from fuse location F18 to F30.
  • Page 161 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 159 Rechargeable Flashlight — If Equipped WARNING! Some vehicle may be equipped with a rechargeable To avoid serious injury or death: flashlight located in the cargo area. • Only devices designed for use in this type of outlet should be inserted into any 12 Volt outlet.
  • Page 162: Internal Equipment

    160 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Cargo Box — If Equipped NOTE: The cargo box is sized for a maximum capacity of distributed weight equal to 242 lbs (110 kg). The cargo area contains a preformed cargo box that can be used for the storage of objects that allows you to INTERNAL EQUIPMENT obtain a uniform level when loading.
  • Page 163: Sun Visors

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 161 NOTE: • Do not insert objects in the glove compartment that will not allow the compartment to fully close. • The glove compartment should be completely closed while the vehicle is in motion. Sun Visors Sun visors are located on both sides of the rearview mirror.
  • Page 164 162 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Extendible Sun Visor To extend the sun visor, proceed as follows: 1. Place the sun visor against the door glass by detaching it from the hook and turning it toward the side window. 2. Slide the visor. Sun Visor Mirror 1 —...
  • Page 165: Power Outlets

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 163 Sliding Sun Visor Using The Extender Power Outlets 1 — Sun Visor The front power outlet is located under the center stack of 3. Slide out the sun visor extender. the instrument panel. It only operates with the ignition in the MAR/RUN position.
  • Page 166 164 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE CAUTION! Do not connect devices with power higher than 180 Watts (15 Amps) to the socket. Do not damage the socket by using unsuitable adaptors. If the 180 Watt (15 Amp) power rating is exceeded the fuse protect- ing the system will need to be replaced.
  • Page 167: Power Inverter - If Equipped

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 165 Power Inverter — If Equipped CAUTION! There is a 115 Volt, 150 Watt Power Inverter outlet located • Many accessories that can be plugged in draw on the back of the center console to convert DC current to power from the vehicle’s battery, even when not in AC current.
  • Page 168: Cigar Lighter - Optional

    166 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Inverter it will automatically reset. To avoid overloading the circuit, check the power ratings on electrical devices prior to using the Power Inverter. WARNING! To avoid serious injury or death: • Do not insert any objects into the receptacles. •...
  • Page 169 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 167 The cigar lighter is located on the center console. Push WARNING! lighter inward to heat. When the cigar lighter is in use it becomes very hot. To avoid serious injury, handle the cigar lighter with care.
  • Page 170: Ashtray - Optional

    168 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Ashtray — Optional NOTE: Ashtrays can be purchased at an authorized dealer through MOPAR® parts. The ashtray is a plastic container that can be placed into one of the cup holders. Ashtray Location...
  • Page 171: Front Armrest

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 169 Front Armrest The front armrest is located between the front seats. The armrest can be adjusted by moving it in the direction indicated by the arrows. Storage Compartment Front Armrest Handle...
  • Page 172: Cupholders

    170 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE Push the storage handle and lift up the armrest to access Cupholders the storage compartment. There are two cupholders for the front seat passengers, located in the center console. WARNING! Do not operate this vehicle with a console compart- ment lid in the open position.
  • Page 173: Handle Grip

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 171 There are two cupholders located in the rear armrest if Handle Grip equipped. The handle grip is located on the passenger side of the instrument panel. The handle can be used to enter or exit the vehicle or when traveling on rough terrain.
  • Page 174: Roof Luggage Rack - If Equipped

    172 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED The load carried on the roof, when equipped with a luggage rack, must not exceed 150 lbs (68 kg), and it Your vehicle may be equipped with a Roof Luggage Rack should be uniformly distributed over the cargo area.
  • Page 175 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE 173 CAUTION! (Continued) WARNING! • Travel at reduced speeds and turn corners carefully Roof rack cargo must be securely tied down before when carrying large or heavy loads on the roof driving your vehicle. Improperly secured loads may rack.
  • Page 177 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTENTS ▫ Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge..182 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ....177 ▫ Instrument Cluster With Multi-Functional WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES .
  • Page 178 176 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ▫ Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display ▫ EVIC/DID Main Menu ....209 (EVIC) — If Equipped ....203 TRIP COMPUTER .
  • Page 179: Instrument Cluster

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 177 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Instrument Cluster With Multi-Functional Display (EVIC) Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Cluster A — Tachometer D — Digital Indicator Fuel Level Indicator With The Reserve (the B — Digital Indicator Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light triangle symbol pointing toward the right indicates where the With Maximum Temperature fuel filler door is located)
  • Page 180: Instrument Cluster With Reconfigurable Multi-Functional Display (Did)

    178 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Instrument Cluster With Reconfigurable Multi-Functional Display (DID) Driver Information Display (DID) Cluster A — Tachometer D — Digital Indicator Fuel Level (the triangle symbol pointing B — Digital Indicator Engine Coolant Temperature toward the right indicates where the fuel filler door is located) C —...
  • Page 181: Speedometer (Evic)

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 179 Speedometer (EVIC) Indicates the speed of the vehicle in MPH or km/h. Adjusting Instrument Panel Illumination (Light Sensor) Inside the speedometer, a light sensor detects ambient light conditions and adjusts the brightness of the instru- ment cluster.
  • Page 182: Speedometer (Did)

    180 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER The instrument works as follows: • In day mode the display is adjustable on 8 levels, the graphics for the instrument cluster and all indexes are fully illuminated and are not adjustable; • In night mode the display, the graphics, and the indexes are adjustable on 8 levels.
  • Page 183: Odometer

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 181 The instrument works as follows: as it was before the repair or service. If s/he cannot do so, then the odometer must be set at zero, and a sticker must • In day mode the display is adjustable on 8 levels, the be placed in the door jamb stating what the mileage was graphics for the instrument cluster and all indexes are before the repair or service.
  • Page 184: Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

    182 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge In the case of excessive rises in the temperature of the engine coolant, the engine may shut down. See an The temperature gauge shows engine coolant tempera- authorized dealer. ture.
  • Page 185: Warning Lights And Messages

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 183 The main display area will normally display the main WARNING! (Continued) menu or the screens of a selected feature of the main coolant. You may want to call an authorized dealer menu. The main display area also displays pop up for service if your vehicle overheats.
  • Page 186: Telltales On The Evic/Did Instrument Cluster

    184 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER • Unstored Messages Telltales On The EVIC/DID Instrument Cluster This message type is displayed indefinitely or until the Low Brake Fluid condition that activated the message is cleared. Examples • What Does It Mean of this message type are Turn Signal On (if a turn signal The light comes on when the brake fluid is left on) and Lights On (if driver leaves the vehicle).
  • Page 187 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 185 Electric Park Brake (EPB) Engaged Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) Failure • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean The light comes on with Electric Park Brake The simultaneous firing of BRAKE lights (EPB) engaged.
  • Page 188 186 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Air Bag NOTE: • What Does It Mean • If the Air Bag Warning Light does not illuminate By placing the ignition switch in MAR/ when placing the ignition in MAR/RUN, or stays RUN, the indicator light illuminates but on during MAR/RUN (together with the message should go out after a few seconds.
  • Page 189 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 187 • What To Do Seat Belt Reminder • What Does It Mean In the case of normal gear: stop the car, shut off the engine, and check that the level of coolant inside the The light comes on as a steady light with the tank is not below the minimum (MIN).
  • Page 190 188 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Electric Park Brake Failure Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) System Failure • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean By placing the ignition in the MAR/RUN By placing the ignition in the MAR/RUN position, the light (If Equipped) will illumi- position, the indicator light illuminates but nate but should go out after a few seconds.
  • Page 191 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 189 TPMS Failure proper pressure. Driving on a significantly under- • What Does It Mean inflated tire causes the tire to overheat and can lead to tire failure. Under-inflation also reduces fuel effi- Each tire, including the spare (if provided), ciency and tire tread life, and may affect the vehicle’s should be checked monthly when cold and handling and stopping ability.
  • Page 192 190 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER indicator is illuminated, the system may not be able CAUTION! (Continued) to detect or signal low tire pressure as intended. equipped on your vehicle. Undesirable system opera- TPMS malfunctions may occur for a variety of rea- tion or sensor damage may result when using re- sons, including the installation of replacement or placement equipment that is not of the same size,...
  • Page 193 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 191 ESC System ESC System Disabled • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean Intervention ESC System: The light will start By placing the ignition in the MAR/RUN to flash as soon as the tires lose traction and position, the indicator light illuminates, but the ESC system becomes active.
  • Page 194 192 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Engine Malfunction LaneSense System • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean The light is an integral part of the diagnostic Electronic Vehicle Information Center system of the vehicle, called OBD II. This (EVIC) —...
  • Page 195 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 193 Park/Headlight ON Indicator Front Fog Lights • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean The light comes on by activating the park- The light comes on by activating the fog lights. ing lights or headlights.
  • Page 196: Symbols Displayed In The Evic/Did

    194 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Headlights On Do not operate the vehicle until the cause is cor- • What Does It Mean rected. This light does not show how much oil is in the engine. The engine oil level must be checked The indicator light comes on by turning on the Blue under the hood.
  • Page 197 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 195 • What To Do Door Ajar If the light is either not on during starting, stays on, • What Does It Mean or turns on while driving, have the system inspected This light will illuminate to indicate that at an authorized dealer as soon as possible.
  • Page 198 196 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Liftgate Open Warning Light stop and place it into PARK. Cycle the ignition to the • What Does It Mean STOP/OFF position; the light should turn off. This light will illuminate when the liftgate If the light remains lit with the engine running, your is open.
  • Page 199 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 197 Oil Temperature Warning Light system, the Vehicle Security Light will illuminate. • What Does It Mean This condition will result in the engine being shut off after two seconds. This light indicates engine oil temperature •...
  • Page 200 198 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Engine Oil Pressure Sensor Failure Light Sensor Failure • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean This light indicates engine oil pressure sen- The light illuminates in a the light sensor sor failure.
  • Page 201 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 199 6. Turn Signals Keyless Enter-N-Go™ System Failure • What Does It Mean 7. Rear Fog light The light illuminates in case of failure of 8. Reverse light the Keyless Enter-N-Go™. 9. Stop lights •...
  • Page 202 200 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LaneSense System Failure Loose Fuel Filler Cap/Flapper Message Indicator • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean The light illuminates if there is dirt on the This light will illuminate when fuel filler cap windshield that could interfere with the is loose.
  • Page 203: Onboard Diagnostic System (Obd Ii)

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 201 Transmission Over Temperature Power Steering System Warning • What Does It Mean • What Does It Mean This light indicates that the automatic This light will illuminate to indicate a fail- transmission fluid temperature is running ure in the Electronic Power Steering System hot.
  • Page 204: Electronic Vehicle Information Center (Evic) / Driver Information Display (Did)

    202 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER If any of these systems require service, the OBD II system ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER will turn on the “Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL).” It (EVIC) / DRIVER INFORMATION DISPLAY (DID) will also store diagnostic codes and other information to EVIC/DID Description assist your service technician in making repairs.
  • Page 205: Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 203 Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display (EVIC) — The display shows the following information, if If Equipped equipped: • Zone (1) – Date (Centered) – Compass (Centered) – Time (Centered) – External Temp. (Centered) •...
  • Page 206 204 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER • Zone (4) • Zone (5) – Audio Info (Centered) – Trip and Fuel Label (Left) – Title (Centered) – Trip and Fuel Units (Left) – Title Number (Centered) – Trip and Fuel Value (Right) –...
  • Page 207: Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display (Did) - (If Equipped)

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 205 • Zone (1) – Includes 1A and 1B combined Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display (DID) — (If Equipped) – TRIP Info (Centered) – Title (Centered) – Audio Info (Centered) • Zone (1A) – Up and down arrow (Left) –...
  • Page 208 206 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER • Zone (2) • Zone (7) – Double scale (Centered) – Red Telltales (Centered) • Zone (2 & 3) • Zone (8) – Ignition Button Info (Centered) – Amber Telltales (Centered) • Zone (4) •...
  • Page 209: Oil Change Reset

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 207 • Zone (14) Oil Change Reset – Soft Telltale (Centered) Oil Change Due – Cruise Control ICON (Centered) Your vehicle is equipped with an engine oil change • Zone (15) indicator system. The “Oil Change Due” message will display in the DID for five seconds after a single chime –...
  • Page 210: Evic/Did Control Buttons

    208 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 2. Fully depress the accelerator pedal, slowly, three times within 10 seconds. 3. Without pushing the brake pedal, push the ENGINE START/STOP button once to return the ignition to the OFF/LOCK position. NOTE: If the indicator message illuminates when you start the vehicle, the oil change indicator system did not reset.
  • Page 211: Evic/Did Main Menu

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 209 • UP Arrow Button • OK Button Push and release the UP arrow button to scroll The OK button may be used for the following: upward through main menu Select submenus. Reset (hold) •...
  • Page 212 210 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Menu Items Speedometer The Menu has the following options: Push and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until “Speedometer” is highlighted in the EVIC. Push the OK • Speedometer button to change the speedometer scale from MPH •...
  • Page 213 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 211 • Transmission Temperature • Intensity LaneSense Display the temperature of the automatic transmission (if Using this function, you can select the force applied to equipped). the steering wheel to keep the car in the roadway through the electrical drive system due to LaneSense.
  • Page 214 212 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Trip The information displayed is: • “Radio (AM or FM)” This menu item allows you to view information about the Trip Computer. View Radio Station Name (if equipped), frequency, and The information displayed, for Trip A and for Trip B, are: graphical icon •...
  • Page 215 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 213 The information that can be displayed is the connection Display Setup status of the mobile phone (phone connected or discon- This menu item allows you to change the position of the nected), the active telephone calls/incoming/on hold, information on the display.
  • Page 216 214 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER • Full PNRD In the central area of the display, you can view all of the information listed above as well as the following: (Default): The right side of the display the letters PNRD, •...
  • Page 217 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 215 Restore Default Settings Vehicles Equipped With Multifunctional Display Reconfigurable: Menu items Display (you can select Selecting this item, and you can reset and restore the only the items See Phone and See Navigation, Secu- default settings.
  • Page 218 216 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER • See Navigation: allows you to view, on the instrument Possible options are: cluster display, information relating to the navigation • Set Time: adjust hours/minutes mode. • Set Format: adjust the time format 12h (12 hours) or Units Of Measure 24h (24 hours) By selecting the item Units of measure, you can select...
  • Page 219 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 217 • Hill Start Assist: • ParkSense Vol.: a selection of the volume of acoustic signals provided by ParkSense Activation/Deactivation of the Hill Start Assist system. • Front Parks. Vol.: selection of the volume of the beeps Safety &...
  • Page 220 218 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER • Buzzer Volume • Auto. High Beam: activate/deactivate the automatic main beam headlights (If Equipped) • Maintenance Brakes (If Equipped): activation of the • Daytime Lights: activate/deactivate the daytime run- procedure to carry out braking system maintenance ning lights •...
  • Page 221 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 219 • Sound Horn With Lock: activate/deactivate the horn Compass when pressing the LOCK button on the RKE. The By selecting the item Compass, you can view and options are Off, First Press,” and Second Press. change the following settings: •...
  • Page 222 220 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Variance Compass Variance is the difference between Magnetic North and Geographic North. To compensate for the differences, the variance should be set for the zone where the vehicle is driven, per the zone map. Once properly set, the compass will automatically compensate for the differences and provide the most accurate compass head- ing.
  • Page 223: Trip Computer

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 221 TRIP COMPUTER Quantities Displayed The Trip computer is used to display information on car Distance Travelled operation when the key is turned to the MAR/RUN Indicates the distance travelled by the start of the new position.
  • Page 224: Ok Button

    222 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER OK Button Short Push Of The Button: display of various parameters. Long Push Of The Button: reset quantities and begin a new trip. New trip Starts after reset: • Manual by pushing the OK button. •...
  • Page 225 SAFETY CONTENTS ▫ ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And BRAKE SYSTEM ..... . .225 ESC OFF Indicator Light ....240 ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM .
  • Page 226 224 SAFETY ▫ Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The SAFETY TIPS ......299 Vehicle ......301 ▫...
  • Page 227: Brake System

    SAFETY 225 BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING! • Riding the brakes can lead to brake failure and Your vehicle is equipped with dual hydraulic possibly a collision. Driving with your foot resting brake systems. If either of the two hydraulic or riding on the brake pedal can result in abnor- systems loses normal capability, the remaining mally high brake temperatures, excessive lining system will still function.
  • Page 228: Electronic Brake Control System

    226 SAFETY • Understeer - when the vehicle is turning less than ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM appropriate for the steering wheel position. This system enhances directional control and stability of the vehicle under various driving conditions. ESC cor- The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” lo- rects for oversteering or understeering of the vehicle by cated in the instrument cluster will start to flash as soon applying the brake of the appropriate wheel to assist in...
  • Page 229: Anti-Lock Brake System (Abs)

    SAFETY 227 computer to modulate hydraulic pressure, to prevent WARNING! (Continued) wheel lock-up and help avoid skidding on slippery prevailing road conditions. ESC cannot prevent col- surfaces. lisions, including those resulting from excessive All vehicle wheels and tires must be the same size and speed in turns, driving on very slippery surfaces, or type, and tires must be properly inflated, to produce hydroplaning.
  • Page 230 228 SAFETY The ABS pump motor runs during the self-test at 12 mph WARNING! (Continued) (20 km/h) and during an ABS stop. The pump motor • The ABS cannot prevent collisions, including those makes a low humming noise during operation, which is resulting from excessive speed in turns, following normal.
  • Page 231: Traction Control System (Tcs)

    SAFETY 229 • Do not “ride” the brakes by resting your foot on the • After going through deep water or a car wash, brakes pedal. This could overheat the brakes and result in may become wet, resulting in decreased performance unpredictable braking action, longer stopping dis- and unpredictable braking action.
  • Page 232: Brake Assist System (Bas)

    230 SAFETY or the “Full Off” mode. Refer to “Electronic Stability WARNING! Control (ESC)” in this section for further information. The Brake Assist System (BAS) cannot prevent the Brake Assist System (BAS) natural laws of physics from acting on the vehicle, The BAS is designed to optimize the vehicle’s braking nor can it increase the traction afforded by prevailing capability during emergency braking maneuvers.
  • Page 233: Hill Start Assist (Hsa)

    SAFETY 231 applies the appropriate brake and may also reduce WARNING! (Continued) engine power to lessen the chance that wheel lift will Mitigation (ERM) cannot prevent all wheel lift or occur. ERM will only intervene during very severe or rollovers, especially those that involve leaving the evasive driving maneuvers.
  • Page 234 232 SAFETY the vehicle will roll down the hill as normal. The system WARNING! will release brake pressure in proportion to amount of throttle applied. There may be situations where the Hill Start Assist (HSA) will not activate and slight rolling may occur, The following conditions must be met in order for HSA to such as on minor hills or with a loaded vehicle, or activate:...
  • Page 235: Hill Descent Control (Hdc) - If Equipped

    SAFETY 233 Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped HDC has three states: 1. Off (feature is not enabled and will not activate). 2. Enabled (feature is enabled and ready but activation conditions are not met, or driver is actively overriding with brake or throttle application).
  • Page 236 234 SAFETY • Vehicle is on a downhill grade of insufficient magni- Activating HDC tude (less than approximately 8%), is on level ground, Once HDC is enabled, it will activate automatically if or is on an uphill grade. driven down a grade of sufficient magnitude (greater •...
  • Page 237: Electronic Stability Control (Esc)

    SAFETY 235 Feedback To The Driver: WARNING! The instrument cluster has an HDC icon and the HDC HDC is only intended to assist the driver in control- switch has an LED which offer feedback to the driver ling vehicle speed when descending hills. The driver about the state HDC is in.
  • Page 238 236 SAFETY the intended path, ESC applies the brake of the appro- WARNING! priate wheel to assist in counteracting the oversteer or understeer condition. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) cannot pre- vent the natural laws of physics from acting on the •...
  • Page 239 SAFETY 237 ESC Operation Modes mode whenever the vehicle is started or the power transfer unit (if equipped) is shifted out of 4WD LOW To disable ESC and other safety systems, follow the range. This mode should be used for most driving instruction below.
  • Page 240 238 SAFETY NOTE: To improve the vehicle’s traction when driving with snow chains, or when starting off in deep snow, sand, or gravel, it may be desirable to switch to the “Partial Off” mode by momentarily pressing the “ESC Off” button. Once the situation requiring “Partial Off” mode is overcome, turn ESC back on by momentarily pressing the “ESC Off”...
  • Page 241 SAFETY 239 In this mode, ESC and TCS are turned off (except for the WARNING! (Continued) “limited slip” feature described in the TCS section) until enhanced vehicle stability offered by the ESC sys- the vehicle reaches a speed of 40 mph (64 km/h). At tem is reduced.
  • Page 242: Esc Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And Esc Off Indicator Light

    240 SAFETY NOTE: In SAND and MUD the active safety systems are partially disabled and put in place to ensure maximum • “Full Off” is the only operating mode for ESC in 4WD performance in the specific mode of operation. However, LOW range.
  • Page 243 SAFETY 241 light remains on after several ignition cycles, and the NOTE: vehicle has been driven several miles/kilometers at • The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” speeds greater than 30 mph (48 km/h), see your autho- and the “ESC OFF Indicator Light” come on momen- rized dealer as soon as possible to have the problem tarily each time the ignition switch is turned ON.
  • Page 244: Trailer Sway Control (Tsc)

    242 SAFETY Trailer Sway Control (TSC) WARNING! TSC uses sensors in the vehicle to recognize an exces- If TSC activates while driving, slow the vehicle sively swaying trailer and will take the appropriate down, stop at the nearest safe location, and adjust the actions to attempt to stop the sway.
  • Page 245: Occupant Restraint Systems

    SAFETY 243 OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS 2. If a child from 2 to 12 years old (not in a rear-facing child restraint) must ride in the front passenger seat, Some of the most important safety features in your move the seat as far back as possible and use the vehicle are the restraint systems: proper child restraint.
  • Page 246: Seat Belt Systems

    244 SAFETY 6. All occupants should always wear their lap and WARNING! shoulder belts properly. • Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of 7. The driver and front passenger seats should be moved an air bag. A deploying Passenger Advanced Front back as far as practical to allow the Advanced Front Air Bag can cause death or serious injury to a child Air Bags room to inflate.
  • Page 247 SAFETY 245 ejection and the risk of injury caused by striking the respective seat belts are buckled. The driver should inside of the vehicle. Everyone in a motor vehicle should instruct all other occupants to buckle their seat belts. If an be belted at all times.
  • Page 248 246 SAFETY In addition to the BeltAlert warning sequence that begins Lap/Shoulder Belts when the vehicle speed is over 5MPH (8km/h), when the All seating positions in your vehicle are equipped with ignition switch is turned to ON/RUN from OFF position lap/shoulder belts.
  • Page 249 SAFETY 247 WARNING! (Continued) WARNING! (Continued) • In a collision, you and your passengers can suffer • Wearing your seat belt incorrectly could make your much greater injuries if you are not properly buck- injuries in a collision much worse. You might led up.
  • Page 250 248 SAFETY WARNING! (Continued) WARNING! (Continued) • A twisted seat belt may not protect you properly. In • A seat belt that is worn under your arm is danger- a collision, it could even cut into you. Be sure the ous.
  • Page 251 SAFETY 249 WARNING! (Continued) frays, or loose parts. Damaged parts must be re- placed immediately. Do not disassemble or modify the seat belt system. Seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision. Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions 1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Sit back and adjust the seat.
  • Page 252 250 SAFETY Inserting Latch Plate Into Buckle Inserting Latch Plate Into Buckle 3. When the seat belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch 4. Position the lap belt so that it is snug and lies low plate into the buckle until you hear a “click.” across your hips, below your abdomen.
  • Page 253 SAFETY 251 stowed position. If necessary, slide the latch plate down the webbing to allow the seat belt to retract fully. Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure Use the following procedure to untwist a twisted lap/ shoulder belt. 1. Position the latch plate as close as possible to the anchor point.
  • Page 254 252 SAFETY Second Row Center Belt Operating Instructions The second row center belt features a seat belt with a mini-latch and buckle, which allows the belt to detach from the lower anchor. 1. Remove the mini-latch and regular latch from its stowed position on the seat.
  • Page 255 SAFETY 253 5. Sit back in seat. Slide the regular latch plate up the webbing as far as necessary to allow the seat belt to go around your lap. 6. When the seat belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch plate into the buckle until you hear a “click.”...
  • Page 256 254 SAFETY 10. To disengage the mini-latch from the mini-buckle for WARNING! (Continued) storage, insert the regular latch plate into the center • When reattaching the mini-latch plate and mini- red slot on the mini-buckle. The seat belt will auto- buckle, ensure the seat belt webbing is not twisted.
  • Page 257 SAFETY 255 Adjustable Anchorage Up Adjustable Anchorage Down As a guide, if you are shorter than average, you will prefer the shoulder belt anchorage in a lower position, and if you are taller than average, you will prefer the shoulder belt anchorage in a higher position. After you release the anchorage button, try to move it up or down to make sure that it is locked in position.
  • Page 258 256 SAFETY NOTE: The adjustable upper shoulder belt anchorage is Seat Belt Pretensioner equipped with an Easy Up feature. This feature allows The front seat belt system is equipped with pretensioning the shoulder belt anchorage to be adjusted in the upward devices that are designed to remove slack from the seat direction without pushing or squeezing the release but- belt in the event of a collision.
  • Page 259 SAFETY 257 Energy Management Feature This vehicle has a seat belt system with an Energy Management feature in the front seating positions that may help further reduce the risk of injury in the event of a collision. This seat belt system has a retractor assembly that is designed to release webbing in a controlled manner.
  • Page 260 258 SAFETY sound as the seat belt retracts. Allow the webbing to WARNING! (Continued) retract completely in this case and then carefully pull out 12 years or younger, including a child in a rear- only the amount of webbing necessary to comfortably facing child restraint.
  • Page 261: Supplemental Restraint System (Srs)

    SAFETY 259 Mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) locking mode. Air Bag System Components Your vehicle may be equipped with the following air bag WARNING! system components: • The seat belt assembly must be replaced if the •...
  • Page 262 260 SAFETY • Seat Belt Pretenioners • Seat Belt Buckle Switch • Seat Track Position Sensors Advanced Front Air Bags This vehicle has Advanced Front Air Bags for both the driver and front passenger as a supplement to the seat belt restraint systems.
  • Page 263 SAFETY 261 WARNING! (Continued) could cause serious injury, including death. Air bags need room to inflate. Sit back, comfortably extending your arms to reach the steering wheel or instrument panel. • Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of an air bag.
  • Page 264 262 SAFETY determined by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC), WARNING! which may receive information from the front impact • No objects should be placed over or near the air sensors or other system components. bag on the instrument panel or steering wheel, The first stage inflator is triggered immediately during an because any such objects could cause harm if the impact that requires air bag deployment.
  • Page 265 SAFETY 263 Because air bag sensors measure vehicle deceleration WARNING! (Continued) over time, vehicle speed and damage by themselves are some collisions, air bags won’t deploy at all. Al- not good indicators of whether or not an air bag should ways wear your seat belts even though you have air have deployed.
  • Page 266 264 SAFETY Knee Impact Bolsters Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag The Knee Impact Bolsters help protect the knees of the This vehicle is equipped with a Supplemental Driver driver and front passenger, and position the front occu- Knee Air Bag mounted in the instrument panel below the pants for improved interaction with the Advanced Front steering column.
  • Page 267 SAFETY 265 deploys through the seat seam into the space between the occupant and the door. The SAB moves at a very high speed and with such a high force that it could injure occupants if they are not seated properly, or if items are positioned in the area where the SAB inflates.
  • Page 268 266 SAFETY SABICs may help reduce the risk of head or other injuries to front and rear seat outboard occupants in certain side impacts and/or vehicle rollover events, in addition to the injury reduction potential provided by the seat belts and body structure.
  • Page 269 SAFETY 267 The SABICs and SABs (“Side Air Bags”) are designed to WARNING! activate in certain side impacts and certain rollover • Your vehicle is equipped with left and right events. The Occupant Restraint Controller (“ORC”) de- termines whether the deployment of the Side Air Bags in Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains a particular side impact or rollover event is appropriate, (SABICs).
  • Page 270 268 SAFETY help keep you in position, away from inflating Side Air WARNING! (Continued) Bags. To get the best protection from the Side Air Bags, properly. In some collisions, Side Air Bags won’t occupants must wear their seat belts properly and sit deploy at all.
  • Page 271 SAFETY 269 The Side Air Bags will not deploy in all side collisions, Air Bags is appropriate, the rollover sensing system will including some collisions at certain angles, or some side also deploy the seat belt pretensioners on both sides of collisions that do not impact the area of the passenger the vehicle.
  • Page 272 270 SAFETY normally heal quickly. However, if you haven’t healed WARNING! significantly within a few days, or if you have any blistering, see your doctor immediately. Deployed air bags and seat belt pretensioners cannot protect you in another collision. Have the air bags, •...
  • Page 273 SAFETY 271 • Unlock the doors automatically. Enhanced Accident Response System • Turn off the Fuel Pump Heater. In the event of an impact, if the communication network remains intact, and the power remains intact, depending • Turn Off the HVAC Blower Motor. on the nature of the event, the ORC will determine •...
  • Page 274 272 SAFETY Customer Action Customer Will See Customer Action Customer Will See 1. Turn ignition OFF. 6. Turn Left Turn Signal Left Turn Light is ON (Turn Signal Switch Must Switch ON. SOLID. Right Turn Light be placed in Neutral is ON SOLID.
  • Page 275 SAFETY 273 Air Bag Warning Light the ON/RUN position. After the self-check, the Air Bag Warning Light will turn off. If the ORC detects a mal- The air bags must be ready to inflate for your protection function in any part of the system, it turns on the Air Bag in a collision.
  • Page 276 274 SAFETY • The Air Bag Warning Light comes on intermittently or Redundant Air Bag Warning Light remains on while driving. If a fault with the Air Bag Warning Light is NOTE: If the speedometer, tachometer, or any engine detected, which could affect the Supplemental related gauges are not working, the Occupant Restraint Restraint System (“SRS”), the Redundant Air Controller (ORC) may also be disabled.
  • Page 277 SAFETY 275 Maintaining Your Air Bag System WARNING! (Continued) not function properly if modifications are made. WARNING! Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer for any • Modifications to any part of the air bag system air bag system service. If your seat, including your could cause it to fail when you need it.
  • Page 278 276 SAFETY assist in understanding how a vehicle’s systems per- NOTE: EDR data are recorded by your vehicle only if a formed. The EDR is designed to record data related to non-trivial crash situation occurs; no data are recorded by vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of the EDR under normal driving conditions and no per- time, typically 30 seconds or less.
  • Page 279: Child Restraints

    SAFETY 277 Child Restraints WARNING! (Continued) Everyone in your vehicle needs to be buckled up at all great that you could not hold the child, no matter times, including babies and children. how strong you are. The child and others could be badly injured.
  • Page 280 278 SAFETY • Canadian residents should refer to Transport Cana- NOTE: da’s website for additional information: www.tc.gc.ca/ • For additional information, refer eng/motorvehiclesafety/safedrivers-childsafety- www.seatcheck.org or call 1–866–732–8243. index-53.htm Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles Child Size, Height, Weight Or Age Recommended Type Of Child Restraint Infants and Toddlers Children who are two years old or...
  • Page 281 SAFETY 279 Child Size, Height, Weight Or Age Recommended Type Of Child Restraint Larger Children Children who have out-grown their Belt Positioning Booster Seat and the forward-facing child restraint, but are vehicle seat belt, seated in the rear seat too small to properly fit the vehicle’s of the vehicle seat belt Children Too Large for...
  • Page 282 280 SAFETY WARNING! WARNING! (Continued) function as it was designed by the car seat manufac- • Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of turer, and your child may be more severely injured as an air bag. A deploying passenger Advanced Front a result.
  • Page 283 SAFETY 281 Older Children And Child Restraints seat. The child and belt-positioning booster seat are held in the vehicle by the seat belt. Children who are two years old or who have outgrown their rear-facing convertible child seat can ride forward- WARNING! facing in the vehicle.
  • Page 284 282 SAFETY 1. Can the child sit all the way back against the back of WARNING! (Continued) the vehicle seat? • When your child restraint is not in use, secure it in 2. Do the child’s knees bend comfortably over the front the vehicle with the seat belt or LATCH anchor- of the vehicle seat –...
  • Page 285 SAFETY 283 If the answer to any of these questions was “no,” then the WARNING! child still needs to use a booster seat in this vehicle. If the child is using the lap/shoulder belt, check seat belt fit Never allow a child to put the shoulder belt under an periodically and make sure the seat belt buckle is latched.
  • Page 286 284 SAFETY Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints Restraint Type Combined Use any attachment method shown with an “X” Below Weight of the LATCH – Seat Belt Only LATCH – Seat Belt + Top Child + Child Lower Anchors Lower Anchors Tether Anchor Restraint Only...
  • Page 287 SAFETY 285 Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (LATCH) Your vehicle is equipped with the child restraint anchor- Restraint System age system called LATCH, which stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren. The LATCH system has three vehicle anchor points for installing LATCH- equipped child seats.
  • Page 288 286 SAFETY LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle • — Lower Anchorage Symbol 2 anchorages per seating position • — Top Tether Anchorage Symbol...
  • Page 289 SAFETY 287 What is the weight limit (child’s 65 lbs (29.5 kg) Use the LATCH anchorage system weight + weight of the child re- until the combined weight of the straint) for using the LATCH an- child and the child restraint is chorage system to attach the child 65 lbs (29.5 kg).
  • Page 290 288 SAFETY Can two child restraints be at- Never “share” a LATCH anchorage tached using a common lower with two or more child restraints. LATCH anchorage? If the center position does not have dedicated LATCH lower anchor- ages, use the seat belt to install a child seat in the center position next to a child seat using the LATCH anchorages in an outboard...
  • Page 291 SAFETY 289 Locating LATCH Anchorages The lower anchorages are round bars that are found at the rear of the seat cushion where it meets the seatback, below the anchorage sym- bols on the seatback. They are just visible when you lean into the rear seat to install the child restraint. You will easily feel them if you run your finger along the gap between the seatback and seat cushion.
  • Page 292 290 SAFETY Locating Tether Anchorages LATCH-compatible child restraint systems will be equipped with a rigid bar or a flexible strap on each side. Each will have a hook or connector to attach to the lower There are tether strap anchorages behind each anchorage and a way to tighten the connection to the rear seatback, near the floor.
  • Page 293 SAFETY 291 Center Seat LATCH: To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint If the selected seating position has a Switchable Auto- WARNING! matic Locking Retractor (ALR) seat belt, stow the seat belt, following the instructions below. See the section • Do not install a child restraint in the center posi- “Installing Child Restraints Using the Vehicle Seat Belt”...
  • Page 294 292 SAFETY 3. Attach the lower hooks or connectors of the child How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt: restraint to the lower anchorages in the selected seat- When using the LATCH attaching system to install a ing position. child restraint, stow all ALR seat belts that are not being used by other occupants or being used to secure child 4.
  • Page 295 SAFETY 293 Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat WARNING! Belt • Improper installation of a child restraint to the The seat belts in the passenger seating positions are LATCH anchorages can lead to failure of the re- equipped with a Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor straint.
  • Page 296 294 SAFETY Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle • ALR = Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor • = Top Tether Anchorage Symbol...
  • Page 297 SAFETY 295 What is the weight limit (child’s Weight limit of the Child Restraint Always use the tether anchor when weight + weight of the child re- using the seat belt to install a for- straint) for using the Tether Anchor ward facing child restraint, up to with the seat belt to attach a forward the recommended weight limit of...
  • Page 298 296 SAFETY Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable 5. To lock the seat belt, pull down on the shoulder part of Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) the belt until you have pulled all the seat belt webbing out of the retractor. Then, allow the webbing to retract 1.
  • Page 299 SAFETY 297 strap. See the section “Installing Child Restraints WARNING! (Continued) Using the Top Tether Anchorage” for directions to tether strap of a rear-facing car seat to the tether attach a tether anchor. anchorage that is approved for that seating position, 9.
  • Page 300 298 SAFETY 1. Look behind the seating position where you plan to 4. Remove slack in the tether strap according to the child install the child restraint to find the tether anchorage. restraint manufacturer’s instructions. You may need to move the seat forward to provide better access to the tether anchorage.
  • Page 301: Transporting Pets

    SAFETY 299 SAFETY TIPS WARNING! Transporting Passengers • An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead to NEVER TRANSPORT PASSENGERS IN THE CARGO increased head motion and possible injury to the AREA. child. Use only the anchorage position directly behind the child seat to secure a child restraint top WARNING! tether strap.
  • Page 302: Exhaust Gas

    300 SAFETY Exhaust Gas WARNING! (Continued) • If it is necessary to sit in a parked vehicle with the WARNING! engine running, adjust your heating or cooling Exhaust gases can injure or kill. They contain carbon controls to force outside air into the vehicle. Set the monoxide (CO), which is colorless and odorless.
  • Page 303: Vehicle

    SAFETY 301 Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The not lit during starting, see your authorized dealer. If the Vehicle light stays on, flickers, or comes on while driving, have the system checked by an authorized dealer. Seat Belts Defroster Inspect the seat belt system periodically, checking for cuts, frays, and loose parts.
  • Page 304 302 SAFETY WARNING! WARNING! (Continued) • Check mounting of mats on a regular basis. Always Pedals that cannot move freely can cause loss of properly reinstall and secure floor mats that have vehicle control and increase the risk of serious per- been removed for cleaning.
  • Page 305: Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside

    SAFETY 303 Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside Door Latches The Vehicle Check for proper closing, latching, and locking. Tires Fluid Leaks Examine tires for excessive tread wear and uneven wear Check area under vehicle after overnight parking for fuel, patterns.
  • Page 307 STARTING AND OPERATING CONTENTS ▫ Auto Park Brake ..... .319 STARTING THE ENGINE ....309 ▫...
  • Page 308 ▫ Precautions While Driving With FCW ..352 FOUR WHEEL DRIVE — JEEP ACTIVE DRIVE ▫ General Information ....355 (4WD) AND JEEP ACTIVE DRIVE LOW (4WD LOW) .
  • Page 309 STARTING AND OPERATING 307 ▫ LaneSense Warning Message....356 ▫ 1.4L Turbo Engine .....384 ▫...
  • Page 310 308 STARTING AND OPERATING ▫ Trailer Hitch Classification ....404 OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS ....395 ▫...
  • Page 311: Starting The Engine

    STARTING AND OPERATING 309 STARTING THE ENGINE WARNING! (Continued) Before starting your vehicle, adjust your seat, adjust the Keyless Enter-N-Go in the MAR/RUN mode. A inside and outside mirrors, fasten your seat belt, and if child could operate power windows, other controls, present, instruct all other occupants to buckle their seat or move the vehicle.
  • Page 312: Tip Start Feature

    310 STARTING AND OPERATING 4. If the engine does not start, place the ignition in the Tip Start Feature STOP/OFF position and wait 10-15 seconds before Do not press the accelerator. Cycle the ignition switch attempting to restart the engine. briefly to the AVV/START position and release it.
  • Page 313 STARTING AND OPERATING 311 floor and hold it there. Crank the engine for no more than WARNING! (Continued) 15 seconds. This should clear any excess fuel in case the • Do not attempt to push or tow your vehicle to get it engine is flooded.
  • Page 314: Cold Weather Operation

    312 STARTING AND OPERATING Cold Weather Operation Extended Park Starting To ensure reliable starting under extreme cold conditions NOTE: Extended Park condition occurs when the vehicle an externally powered electric block heater (available has not been started or driven for at least 35 days. from your authorized dealer) is required for the 1.4L 1.
  • Page 315: After Starting - Warming Up The Engine

    STARTING AND OPERATING 313 Stopping The Engine CAUTION! Vehicles Equipped With A Mechanical Key Fob: To prevent damage to the starter, do not crank con- To turn off the engine with, proceed as follows: tinuously for more than 10 seconds at a time. Wait 10 to 15 seconds before trying again.
  • Page 316: Turbocharger "Cool Down" - If Equipped

    314 STARTING AND OPERATING Vehicles Equipped With Electronic Key (Keyless After severe driving, idle the engine to allow the tem- Enter-N-Go™): perature inside the engine compartment to cool before shutting off the engine. To shut off the engine with vehicle speed greater than 5 mph (8 km/h) you must push and hold the ignition or Turbocharger “Cool Down”...
  • Page 317: Electric Park Brake (Epb)

    STARTING AND OPERATING 315 While cruising, brief full-throttle acceleration within the NOTE: A new engine may consume some oil during its limits of local traffic laws contributes to a good break-in. first few thousand miles (kilometers) of operation. This Wide-open throttle acceleration in low gear can be detri- should be considered a normal part of the break-in and mental and should be avoided.
  • Page 318 316 STARTING AND OPERATING • Automatically, by enabling the Auto Park Brake fea- parking brake is fully engaged, the BRAKE warning ture in the customer programmable features section of lamp in the instrument cluster and an indicator on the the Uconnect® settings or in “Safe Hold” conditions. switch will illuminate.
  • Page 319 STARTING AND OPERATING 317 foot is on the brake pedal, you may notice a small amount NOTE: of brake pedal movement while the EPB is engaging. • When parking on a hill, it is important to turn the front The electric park brake will be automatically released if wheels toward the curb on a downhill grade and away the driver’s seat belt is buckled and driver’s intention to from the curb on an uphill grade.
  • Page 320 318 STARTING AND OPERATING WARNING! (Continued) WARNING! (Continued) • Do not leave the Key Fob in or near the vehicle, or in fully when parked to guard against vehicle move- a location accessible to children, and do not leave a ment and possible injury or damage.
  • Page 321: Auto Park Brake

    STARTING AND OPERATING 319 CAUTION! WARNING! If the Brake System Warning Light remains on with Driving the vehicle with the parking brake engaged, the parking brake released, a brake system malfunc- or repeated use of the parking brake to slow the tion is indicated.
  • Page 322: Safehold

    320 STARTING AND OPERATING • There is no attempt to depress the brake pedal or switch is in the STOP/OFF position. Auto Park Brake is enabled and disabled by customer selection through the accelerator pedal. Customer Programmable Features section of the •...
  • Page 323: Brake Service Mode

    STARTING AND OPERATING 321 pedal is pressed. Once manually bypassed, SafeHold will your vehicle. This menu based system will guide you be enabled again once the vehicle reaches 12 mph through the steps necessary to retract the EPB actuator in (20 km/h) or the ignition is turned to the STOP/OFF order to perform rear brake service.
  • Page 324: Manual Transmission

    322 STARTING AND OPERATING When brake service work is complete, the following steps MANUAL TRANSMISSION must be followed to reset the parking brake system to normal operation: WARNING! • Ensure the vehicle is at a standstill. You or others could be injured if you leave the vehicle unattended without having the parking •...
  • Page 325: Shifting

    STARTING AND OPERATING 323 To shift the gears, press the clutch pedal to the floor and Shifting put the shift lever to the desired position (the diagram for Fully press the clutch pedal before shifting gears. As you the engagement of the gears is displayed on the handle of release the clutch pedal, lightly press the accelerator the lever).
  • Page 326: Downshifting

    324 STARTING AND OPERATING Manual Transmission Shift Speeds in MPH (KM/H) All Engines Gear Selection 2 to 3 3 to 4 4 to 5 5 to 6 Accel. 24 (39) 34 (55) 47 (76) 56 (90) Cruise 19 (31) 27 (43) 37 (60) 41 (66) Downshifting...
  • Page 327 STARTING AND OPERATING 325 Maximum Recommended Downshift Speeds CAUTION! (Continued) clutch damage, even if the clutch pedal is pressed. CAUTION! If transfer case is in low range the vehicle speeds to Failure to follow the maximum recommended down- cause engine and clutch damage are significantly shifting speeds may cause the engine to overspeed lower.
  • Page 328: Automatic Transmission

    326 STARTING AND OPERATING PARK, or to shift from NEUTRAL into DRIVE or RE- CAUTION! VERSE when the vehicle is stopped or moving at low speeds (refer to Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock Sys- If you skip a gear while downshifting or downshift tem in this section).
  • Page 329 STARTING AND OPERATING 327 WARNING! (Continued) WARNING! (Continued) • Unintended movement of a vehicle could injure • Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or with those in or near the vehicle. As with all vehicles, access to an unlocked vehicle. Allowing children to you should never exit a vehicle while the engine is be in a vehicle unattended is dangerous for a running.
  • Page 330: Shift Lever

    328 STARTING AND OPERATING information). Toggling the shift lever forward (-) or CAUTION! rearward (+) while in the AutoStick position (beside the DRIVE position) will manually select the transmission Damage to the transmission may occur if the follow- gear, and will display the current gear in the instrument ing precautions are not observed: •...
  • Page 331 STARTING AND OPERATING 329 forward. You must also press the brake pedal to shift the transmission out of PARK, or to shift from NEUTRAL into DRIVE or REVERSE when the vehicle is stopped or moving at low speeds (refer to Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System in this section for further information).
  • Page 332: Gear Ranges

    330 STARTING AND OPERATING DO NOT race the engine when shifting from PARK or When parking on a hill, apply the EPB before shifting the NEUTRAL into another gear range. transmission to PARK, otherwise the load on the trans- mission locking mechanism may make it difficult to CAUTION! move the shift lever out of PARK.
  • Page 333 STARTING AND OPERATING 331 WARNING! (Continued) WARNING! (Continued) • It is dangerous to shift out of PARK or NEUTRAL • When leaving the vehicle, always make sure the if the engine speed is higher than idle speed. If ignition is in the STOP/OFF position, remove the your foot is not firmly pressing the brake pedal, the key fob from the vehicle, and lock the vehicle.
  • Page 334 332 STARTING AND OPERATING • With the brake pedal released, verify that the shift CAUTION! lever will not move out of PARK. • Before moving the shift lever out of PARK, you Reverse (R) must turn the ignition switch from the STOP/OFF This range is for moving the vehicle backward.
  • Page 335 STARTING AND OPERATING 333 DRIVE position provides optimum driving characteris- WARNING! (Continued) tics under all normal operating conditions. or road conditions. You might lose control of the When frequent transmission shifting occurs (such as vehicle and have a collision. when operating the vehicle under heavy loading condi- tions, in hilly terrain or traveling into strong head winds), CAUTION! use the AutoStick shift control (refer to “AutoStick”...
  • Page 336 334 STARTING AND OPERATING If the transmission becomes extremely hot, the “Trans- and improve overall vehicle performance. This system mission Temperature Warning Light” may illuminate and can also provide you with more control during passing, the transmission may operate differently until the trans- city driving, cold slippery conditions, mountain driving, mission cools down.
  • Page 337 STARTING AND OPERATING 335 • The transmission will automatically downshift as the • Avoid using speed control when AutoStick is engaged vehicle slows (to prevent engine lugging) and will because the transmission will not shift automatically. display the current gear. •...
  • Page 338: Transmission Limp Home Mode

    336 STARTING AND OPERATING Transmission Limp Home Mode 4. Wait approximately 10 seconds. Transmission function is electronically monitored for 5. Restart the engine. abnormal conditions. If a condition is detected that could 6. Shift into the desired gear range. If the problem is no result in transmission damage, Transmission Limp Home longer detected, the transmission will return to normal Mode is activated.
  • Page 339: Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System

    STARTING AND OPERATING 337 position. Also, the transmission is locked in PARK when- unless the brakes are applied. To shift the transmission ever the ignition is in the STOP/OFF position. out of PARK, the ignition switch must be turned to the MAR/RUN position (engine running or not) and the Vehicles With Mechanical Key: brake pedal must be pressed.
  • Page 340: Activation

    338 STARTING AND OPERATING NOTE: • In order to ensure proper operation, the Electronic Speed Control System has been designed to shut down if multiple Speed Control functions are operated at the same time. If this occurs, the Electronic Speed Control System can be reactivated by pushing the Electronic Speed Control ON/OFF button and resetting the de- sired vehicle set speed.
  • Page 341: Setting A Desired Speed

    STARTING AND OPERATING 339 Indicator Light will turn off. The system should be Deactivation turned off when not in use. A soft tap on the brake pedal, pushing the CANCEL button, or normal brake pressure while slowing the WARNING! vehicle will deactivate the Electronic Speed Control with- out erasing the set speed from memory.
  • Page 342 340 STARTING AND OPERATING • If the button is continually pushed, the set speed will The drivers preferred units can be selected through the Uconnect® system if equipped. Refer to ”Uconnect® continue to increase until the button is released, then Settings”...
  • Page 343: Accelerating For Passing

    STARTING AND OPERATING 341 • If the button is continually pushed, the set speed will FOUR WHEEL DRIVE — JEEP ACTIVE DRIVE continue to decrease until the button is released, then (4WD) AND JEEP ACTIVE DRIVE LOW (4WD the new set speed will be established.
  • Page 344: Four Wheel Drive (4X4)

    342 STARTING AND OPERATING Active Drive Control — If Equipped CAUTION! All wheels must have the same size and type tires. Unequal tire sizes must not be used. Unequal tire size may cause failure of the power transfer unit. Four Wheel Drive (4x4) The four wheel drive (4WD) is fully automatic in normal driving mode.
  • Page 345 STARTING AND OPERATING 343 • When the 4WD LOCK button is pressed. The 4WD LOW mode helps to improve the off-road performance in all modes. To enable 4WD Low please • When the Selec-Terrain™ switch is rotated from AUTO follow the steps below: to any other off-road modes.
  • Page 346: Selec-Terrain

    344 STARTING AND OPERATING SELEC-TERRAIN™ Selec-Terrain™ combines the capabilities of the vehicle control systems, along with driver input, to provide the best performance for all terrains. Mode Selection Guide Rotate the Selec-Terrain™ knob to select the desired mode. Selec-Terrain™ Switch...
  • Page 347 STARTING AND OPERATING 345 reduces fuel consumption, since it allows the discon- nect of the drive shaft where conditions permit. • SNOW: This mode allows you to have greater stability under conditions of bad weather. For use on and off road on surfaces with poor traction, such as roads covered with snow.
  • Page 348: Forward Collision Warning (Fcw) With Mitigation - If Equipped

    346 STARTING AND OPERATING • ROCK (Trailhawk only): This mode is only available FORWARD COLLISION WARNING (FCW) WITH in 4WD LOW range. The device sets the vehicle to MITIGATION — IF EQUIPPED maximize traction and allow the highest steering ca- Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation pacity for off-road surfaces.
  • Page 349 STARTING AND OPERATING 347 NOTE: Vehicles With A Manual Transmission: After the end of the intervention of automatic braking, the engine could • FCW monitors the information from the forward look- stall, unless the driver can depress the clutch pedal. ing sensors as well as the Electronic Brake Controller Vehicles With Automatic Transmission: After the end of (EBC), to calculate the probability of a forward colli-...
  • Page 350 348 STARTING AND OPERATING • The maximum speed for FCW activation is 124 mph (200 km/h). • The FCW alerts may be triggered on objects other than vehicles such as guard rails or sign posts based on the course prediction. This is expected and is a part of normal FCW activation and functionality.
  • Page 351: Turning Fcw On Or Off

    STARTING AND OPERATING 349 • Changing the FCW status to “Off” deactivates the WARNING! system, so no warning or active braking will be available in case of a possible collision Forward Collision Warning (FCW) is not intended to avoid a collision on its own, nor can FCW detect •...
  • Page 352: Changing Fcw Sensitivity

    350 STARTING AND OPERATING Changing FCW Sensitivity By changing the option to Near , the system will warn the driver of a possible accident with the vehicle ahead of By changing the settings on the menu of the Uconnect® it when the latter is a reduced distance. This setting offers system, you can change the sensitivity of the system by a reaction time to the driver lower than the settings choosing one of the following three options: Near ,...
  • Page 353: Service Fcw Warning

    STARTING AND OPERATING 351 Service FCW Warning The “FCW Front Radar Sensor Temporarily Blocked” message can sometimes be displayed while driving in If the system turns off, and the EVIC/DID displays: highly reflective areas (i.e. tunnels with reflective tiles, or •...
  • Page 354: Precautions While Driving With Fcw

    352 STARTING AND OPERATING NOTE: Precautions While Driving With FCW • If the “FCW Front Radar Sensor Temporarily Blocked” In certain driving conditions, such as: message occurs frequently (e.g. more than once on • Driving in the vicinity of a curve every trip) without any snow, rain, mud, or other •...
  • Page 355 STARTING AND OPERATING 353 Driving In The Vicinity Of A Curve Small Vehicles And/Or Not Aligned To The Lane Entering or exiting a large curve, the system could detect The system is not able to detect the presence of vehicles that the presence of a vehicle that is in front of the car, but that are in front of the car but placed outside the field of action of does not preside in the same lane.
  • Page 356 354 STARTING AND OPERATING Lane Changing Of Other Vehicles Passing Of Vehicles In An Oncoming Intersection Vehicles that suddenly change lane, while standing in the The system could temporarily react to a vehicle that traffic lane of their car and inside the field of action of the crossed the range of the radar sensor, in an oncoming radar sensor may cause the intervention of the system.
  • Page 357: General Information

    STARTING AND OPERATING 355 General Information LANESENSE — IF EQUIPPED This vehicle has systems that operate on radio frequency LaneSense Operation that comply with Part 15 of the Federal Communications The LaneSense system is operational at speeds above Commission (FCC) rules and with Industry Canada 37 mph (60 km/h) and below 112 mph (180 km/h).
  • Page 358: Turning Lanesense On Or Off

    356 STARTING AND OPERATING The driver may manually override the haptic warning by Turning LaneSense ON Or OFF applying torque into the steering wheel at any time. The default status of LaneSense is “OFF”. When only a single lane marking is detected and the The LaneSense button is located on the switch panel driver unintentionally drifts across the lane marking (no below the Uconnect®...
  • Page 359 STARTING AND OPERATING 357 3.5 EVIC Screen — If Equipped Left Lane Departure — Only Left Lane Detected • When the LaneSense system is ON, the LaneSense When the LaneSense system is ON, the lane lines are gray when both of the lane boundaries have not been detected indicator is solid white when only the left lane mark- and the LaneSense indicator is solid white.
  • Page 360 358 STARTING AND OPERATING Left Lane Departure — Both Lanes Detected • When the LaneSense system is ON, the lane lines turn from gray to white to indicate that both of the lane markings have been detected. The LaneSense indicator is solid green when both lane markings have been detected and the system is “armed”...
  • Page 361 STARTING AND OPERATING 359 • For example: If approaching the left side of the lane, the steering wheel will turn to the right. Lanes Sensed (White Lines/Green Indicator) • When the LaneSense system senses a lane drift situa- tion, the left thick lane line and the left thin line turn Lane Sensed (Solid White Thick Line, Solid White Thin solid white.
  • Page 362 360 STARTING AND OPERATING thin line remains solid white and the LaneSense indi- cator changes from solid yellow to flashing yellow. At this time, torque is applied to the steering wheel in the opposite direction of the lane boundary. • For example: If approaching the left side of the lane, the steering wheel will turn to the right.
  • Page 363 STARTING AND OPERATING 361 7.0 DID Screen — If Equipped Left Lane Departure — Only Left Lane Detected • When the LaneSense system is ON, the LaneSense When the LaneSense system is ON, the lane lines are gray when both of the lane boundaries have not been detected indicator is solid white when only the left lane mark- and the LaneSense indicator is solid white.
  • Page 364 362 STARTING AND OPERATING Left Lane Departure — Both Lanes Detected • When the LaneSense system is ON, the lane lines turn from gray to white to indicate that both of the lane markings have been detected. The LaneSense indicator is solid green when both lane markings have been detected and the system is “armed”...
  • Page 365 STARTING AND OPERATING 363 • For example: If approaching the left side of the lane the steering wheel will turn to the right. Lanes Sensed (White Lines/Green Indicator) • When the LaneSense system senses a lane drift situa- tion, the left thick lane line and left thin line turn solid Lane Sensed (Solid Yellow Thick Line, Solid Yellow yellow.
  • Page 366 364 STARTING AND OPERATING thin line remains solid yellow. The LaneSense indicator changes from solid yellow to flashing yellow. At this time torque is applied to the steering wheel in the opposite direction of the lane boundary. • For example: If approaching the left side of the lane the steering wheel will turn to the right.
  • Page 367: Changing Lanesense Status

    STARTING AND OPERATING 365 Changing LaneSense Status REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED The LaneSense system has settings to adjust the intensity The Rear Park Assist system provides visual and audible of the torque warning and the warning zone sensitivity indications of the distance between the rear fascia and a (early/late) that you can configure through the detected obstacle when backing up, e.g.
  • Page 368: Rear Park Assist Sensors

    366 STARTING AND OPERATING Rear Park Assist Sensors The four Rear Park Assist sensors, located in the rear fascia/bumper, monitor the area behind the vehicle that is within the sensors’ field of view. The sensors can detect obstacles from approximately 12 in (30 cm) up to 59 in (150 cm) from the rear fascia/bumper in the horizontal direction, depending on the location, type and orienta- tion of the obstacle.
  • Page 369 STARTING AND OPERATING 367 Chime When the system emits a beeping sound, the volume of the Uconnect® system, if turned on, is automatically By shifting the vehicle in REVERSE and in the case of the lowered by Rear Park Assist. presence of a rear obstacle, an acoustic signal that varies with the distance of the obstacle from the bumper is Detection Distances...
  • Page 370: Enabling And Disabling Rear Park Assist

    368 STARTING AND OPERATING If an obstacle is detected in the left and/or right rear approximately five seconds. Refer to “Electronic Vehicle region, the display will show a single flashing arc in the Information Center (EVIC)” or “Driver Information Dis- left and/or right rear region and will produce a fast play (DID)”...
  • Page 371: Service The Rear Park Assist System

    STARTING AND OPERATING 369 REAR SENSORS or PARK ASSIST UNAVAILABLE CAUTION! SERVICE REQUIRED message for as long as the vehicle is in REVERSE. Under this condition, Rear Park Assist After turning off the ignition, the ParkSense® re- will not operate. mains in this setting until the next key cycle, even in the case of changing the setting of starting MAR/ If “PARK ASSIST UNAVAILABLE WIPE REAR SEN-...
  • Page 372: Park Assist System Usage Precautions

    370 STARTING AND OPERATING • Objects such as bicycle carriers, etc., must not be Park Assist System Usage Precautions placed within 12 inches (30 cm) from the rear fascia/ NOTE: bumper while driving the vehicle. Failure to do so can •...
  • Page 373: Rear Back Up Camera - If Equipped

    STARTING AND OPERATING 371 WARNING! WARNING! (Continued) when the warning display turns on the single • Drivers must be careful when backing up even flashing arc and sounds the continuous tone. Also, when using the Rear Park Assist system. Always the sensors could detect the ball mount and hitch check carefully behind your vehicle, look behind ball assembly, depending on its size and shape,...
  • Page 374 372 STARTING AND OPERATING note to “check entire surroundings” across the top of the When the vehicle is shifted out of REVERSE (with camera screen. After five seconds this note will disappear. The delay turned ON), the camera image will continue to be camera is located above the rear license plate.
  • Page 375 STARTING AND OPERATING 373 The following table shows the approximate distances for each zone: Zone Distance to the rear of the vehicle 0 - 1 ft (0 - 30 cm) Yellow 1 ft - 3 ft (30 cm - 1 m) Green 3 ft or greater (1 m or greater) NOTE: If snow, ice, mud, or any foreign substance builds...
  • Page 376: Tire Pressure Monitor System (Tpms)

    374 STARTING AND OPERATING The tire pressure will vary with temperature by approxi- CAUTION! mately 1 psi (7 kPa) for every 12°F (6.5°C). This means • To avoid vehicle damage, Rear Back Up Camera that when the outside temperature decreases, the tire pressure will decrease.
  • Page 377 STARTING AND OPERATING 375 The TPMS will continue to warn the driver of low tire For example, your vehicle may have a recommended pressure as long as the condition exists, and will not turn cold (parked for more than three hours) placard pressure off until the tire pressure is at or above the recommended of 33 psi (227 kPa).
  • Page 378 376 STARTING AND OPERATING CAUTION! CAUTION! (Continued) • After inspecting or adjusting the tire pressure al- • The TPMS has been optimized for the original ways reinstall the valve stem cap. This will prevent equipment tires and wheels. TPMS pressures and moisture and dirt from entering the valve stem, warning have been established for the tire size which could damage the TPMS sensor.
  • Page 379: Base System

    STARTING AND OPERATING 377 • The TPMS is not a substitute for proper tire mainte- NOTE: It is particularly important for you to check the nance, and it is the driver’s responsibility to maintain tire pressure in all of the tires on your vehicle monthly correct tire pressure using an accurate tire pressure and to maintain the proper pressure.
  • Page 380 378 STARTING AND OPERATING to the vehicle’s recommended cold placard pressure “Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light” will turn off value as shown in the Inflate to XX message. Once the when the fault condition no longer exists. A system fault system receives the updated tire pressures, the system can occur due to any of the following: will automatically update and the “Tire Pressure Moni-...
  • Page 381: Premium System - If Equipped

    STARTING AND OPERATING 379 Vehicles With Compact Spare or non-Matching Full 4. For each subsequent ignition cycle, a chime will sound Size Spare and the “TPMS Telltale Light” will flash on and off for 75 seconds and then remain on solid. 1.
  • Page 382 380 STARTING AND OPERATING NOTE: It is particularly important for you to check the Information Center (EVIC)/Driver information Display tire pressure in all of the tires on your vehicle monthly (DID) will display a Tire Low message for a minimum and to maintain the proper pressure.
  • Page 383 STARTING AND OPERATING 381 Should this occur, you should stop as soon as possible SERVICE TPMS Warning and inflate the tires with low pressure (those in a When a system fault is detected, the “Tire Pressure Moni- different color in the EVIC/DID graphic) to the vehicle’s toring Telltale Light”...
  • Page 384 382 STARTING AND OPERATING 2. Installing some form of aftermarket window tinting message, an Inflate to XX message and a graphic that affects radio wave signals. showing the low tire pressure value in a different color. 3. Lots of snow or ice around the wheels or wheel housings.
  • Page 385 STARTING AND OPERATING 383 Vehicles With Compact Spare or Non-Matching Full SYSTEM” message for five seconds and then display dashes (- -) in place of the pressure value. Size Spare 4. For each subsequent ignition key cycle, a chime will 1.
  • Page 386: General Information

    384 STARTING AND OPERATING General Information FUEL REQUIREMENTS This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and 1.4L Turbo Engine RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: This engine is designed to meet all emis- (1) This device may not cause harmful interference.
  • Page 387: Reformulated Gasoline

    STARTING AND OPERATING 385 of 87. The use of premium gasoline is not recommended, Reformulated Gasoline as it will not provide any benefit over regular gasoline in Many areas of the country require the use of cleaner these engines. burning gasoline referred to as “Reformulated Gasoline”. Light spark knock at low engine speeds is not harmful to Reformulated gasoline contain oxygenates and are spe- your engine.
  • Page 388: E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles

    386 STARTING AND OPERATING E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles CAUTION! Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFV) are compatible with gaso- DO NOT use gasoline containing Methanol or gaso- line containing up to 10% ethanol (E10). Gasoline with line containing more than 10% Ethanol. Use of these higher ethanol content may void the New Vehicle Lim- blends may result in starting and drivability prob- ited Warranty.
  • Page 389: Mmt In Gasoline

    STARTING AND OPERATING 387 MMT In Gasoline conditions and they would result in additional cost. Therefore, you should not have to add anything to the Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) fuel. is a manganese-containing metallic additive that is blended into some gasoline to increase octane. Gasoline Fuel System Cautions blended with MMT provides no performance advantage beyond gasoline of the same octane number without...
  • Page 390: Carbon Monoxide Warnings

    388 STARTING AND OPERATING Carbon Monoxide Warnings CAUTION! (Continued) or malfunctioning and may require immediate ser- WARNING! vice. Contact your authorized dealer for service Carbon monoxide (CO) in exhaust gases is deadly. assistance. • The use of fuel additives, which are now being Follow the precautions below to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning: sold as octane enhancers, is not recommended.
  • Page 391: Adding Fuel

    STARTING AND OPERATING 389 Opening The Door WARNING! (Continued) For filling proceed as follows: • Guard against carbon monoxide with proper main- tenance. Have the exhaust system inspected every • Open the door, by pushing and releasing on the time the vehicle is raised. Have any abnormal indentation point indicated by the arrow.
  • Page 392 390 STARTING AND OPERATING • Insert the fuel nozzle in the filler pipe and proceed Emergency Refueling Procedure with filling the fuel tank. If the vehicle is out of fuel proceed as follows: • Open the liftgate and remove the emergency fuel fill funnel located in the cargo area.
  • Page 393 STARTING AND OPERATING 391 Emergency Fuel Fill Funnel – If Equipped with Full Size Spare Tire • Open the fuel door. Fueling with Emergency Fuel Fill Funnel • Remove the emergency fuel fill funnel, and close the • Insert the emergency fuel fill funnel in the filler pipe door.
  • Page 394: Vehicle Loading

    392 STARTING AND OPERATING VEHICLE LOADING WARNING! Certification Label • Do not to affix objects/plugs to the end of the filler As required by National Highway Traffic Safety Admin- neck other than is provided on the car. istration regulations, your vehicle has a certification label •...
  • Page 395 STARTING AND OPERATING 393 rear axle systems (GAWR). Total load must be limited so Tire Size GVWR and front and rear GAWR are not exceeded. The tire size on the Vehicle Certification Label represents the actual tire size on your vehicle. Replacement tires Payload must be equal to the load capacity of this tire size.
  • Page 396: On-Road Driving Tips

    394 STARTING AND OPERATING determined by weighing your vehicle on a commercial Improper weight distributions can have an adverse effect scale before any occupants or cargo are added. on the way your vehicle steers and handles and the way the brakes operate. Loading The actual total weight and the weight of the front and CAUTION!
  • Page 397: Off-Road Driving Tips

    STARTING AND OPERATING 395 An advantage of the higher ground clearance is a better low speed pulling power is needed. Vehicle speeds in view of the road, allowing you to anticipate problems. excess of 25 mph (40 km/h) should be avoided when in They are not designed for cornering at the same speeds as 4WD LOW range.
  • Page 398 396 STARTING AND OPERATING drive through water, try to determine the depth and the Standing Water bottom condition (and location of any obstacles) prior to Avoid driving in standing water deeper than 19 inches entering. Proceed with caution and maintain a steady (48 cm), and reduce speed appropriately to minimize controlled speed less than 5 mph (8 km/h) in deep water wave effects.
  • Page 399: Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand

    STARTING AND OPERATING 397 Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand Before climbing a steep hill, shift the transmission to a lower gear and shift the 4WD System to 4WD LOW. Use In heavy snow, when pulling a load, or for additional first gear and 4WD LOW for very steep hills.
  • Page 400: Traction Downhill

    398 STARTING AND OPERATING turning against engine compression drag. This will per- WARNING! (Continued) mit you to control the vehicle speed and direction. down a hill in REVERSE gear carefully. Never back When descending mountains or hills, repeated braking down a hill in NEUTRAL using only the brake. can cause brake fade with loss of braking control.
  • Page 401 STARTING AND OPERATING 399 • Check threaded fasteners for looseness, particularly on WARNING! the chassis, drivetrain components, steering, and sus- pension. Retighten them, if required, and torque to the Abrasive material in any part of the brakes may cause values specified in the Service Manual. excessive wear or unpredictable braking.
  • Page 402: Power Steering

    400 STARTING AND OPERATING POWER STEERING If the “SERVICE POWER STEERING The electric power steering system will give you good POWER STEERING ASSIST OFF - SERVICE vehicle response and increased ease of maneuverability SYSTEM” message and a steering wheel icon are in tight spaces.
  • Page 403: Trailer Towing

    STARTING AND OPERATING 401 turns off. Refer to “Electronic Vehicle Information TRAILER TOWING (EVIC)/Driver Information Display (DID)” in “Getting In this section you will find safety tips and information To Know Your Instrument Cluster” for further informa- on limits to the type of towing you can reasonably do tion.
  • Page 404 402 STARTING AND OPERATING exceed the GVWR. Refer to “Vehicle Loading/Vehicle Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) Certification Label” in “Starting And Operating” for The GAWR is the maximum capacity of the front and rear further information. axles. Distribute the load over the front and rear axles evenly.
  • Page 405 STARTING AND OPERATING 403 Tongue Weight (TW) Weight-Carrying Hitch The tongue weight is the downward force exerted on the A weight-carrying hitch supports the trailer tongue hitch ball by the trailer. The recommended tongue weight weight, just as if it were luggage located at a hitch ball or is 10% to 15% of the vehicle’s GTW for a conventional some other connecting point of the vehicle.
  • Page 406: Trailer Hitch Classification

    404 STARTING AND OPERATING safety. The addition of a friction/hydraulic sway control WARNING! (Continued) also dampens sway caused by traffic and crosswinds and • Weight Distributing Systems contributes positively to tow vehicle and trailer stability. compatible with Surge Brake Couplers. Consult Trailer sway control and a weight distributing (load equalizing) hitch are recommended for heavier Tongue with your hitch and trailer manufacturer or a repu-...
  • Page 407 STARTING AND OPERATING 405 Trailer Hitch Classification Definitions Class Max. Trailer Hitch Industry Standards Class I - Light Duty 2,000 lbs (907 kg) Class II - Medium Duty 3,500 lbs (1 587 kg) Class III - Heavy Duty 5,000 lbs (2 268 kg) Class IV - Extra Heavy Duty 10,000 lbs (4 540 kg) Refer to the “Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)”...
  • Page 408: Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)

    406 STARTING AND OPERATING Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight 1.4L Turbo Engine Ratings) Trailer towing is not recommended. The following chart provides the maximum trailer weight ratings towable for your given drivetrain. Engine Max. GTW (Gross Trailer Wt.) Max. Tongue Wt. (See Note) 2.4L 2,000 lbs (900 kg) 200 lbs (90 kg)
  • Page 409 STARTING AND OPERATING 407 • The weight of any other type of cargo or equipment put in or on your vehicle. • The weight of the driver and all passengers. NOTE: Remember that everything put into or on the trailer adds to the load on your vehicle. Also, additional factory-installed options or dealer-installed options must be considered as part of the total load on your vehicle.
  • Page 410: Towing Requirements

    408 STARTING AND OPERATING Towing Requirements WARNING! (Continued) To promote proper break-in of your new vehicle drive- • When hauling cargo, or towing a trailer, do not train components, the following guidelines are recom- overload your vehicle or trailer. Overloading can mended: cause a loss of control, poor performance, or dam- age to brakes, axle, engine, transmission, steering,...
  • Page 411 STARTING AND OPERATING 409 WARNING! (Continued) CAUTION! (Continued) • Total weight must be distributed between the tow • Then, during the first 500 miles (805 km) that a vehicle and the trailer such that the following four trailer is towed, do not drive over 50 mph (80 km/h) ratings are not exceeded: and do not make starts at full throttle.