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Provided by Naples Dodge, 2013 Dodge Dart Sedan Owners manual. Naples Dodge is a Naples Fort Myers area used, new, and preowned car dealership. Our address is 6381 Airport Rd. N. Naples FL, 34109.. ...

Provided by Naples Dodge, 2013 Dodge Dart Sedan Owners manual. Naples Dodge is a Naples Fort Myers area used, new, and preowned car dealership. Our address is 6381 Airport Rd. N. Naples FL, 34109.. Telephone (239)594-2100. Visit our website at naples dodge.com or see our sister dealership naplesmazda.com.

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    • COVER IN 2013 2013 OWNER’S MANUALChrysler Group LLC13PFD41-126-AB Second Edition Printed in U.S.A. 1107401cv1 13PFD41-126-AB Chrysler 1" gutter 04/13/2012 08:49:02 2013 2013 OWNER’S MANUALChrysler Group LLC13PFD41-126-AB Second Edition Printed in U.S.A. COVER IN
    • VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADAWith respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name This manual illustrates and describes the operation ofChrysler Group LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and the features and equipment that are either standard or optionalname Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution therefore. on this vehicle. This manual may also include a description of features and equipment that are no longer available orDRIVING AND ALCOHOL were not ordered on this vehicle. Please disregard anyDrunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of features and equipment described in this manual that areaccidents. not on this vehicle.Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with bloodalcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are Chrysler Group LLC reserves the right to make changes indrinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking design and specifications, and/or make additions to ordriver, call a cab, a friend, or use public transportation. improvements to its products without imposing any obliga- tion upon itself to install them on products previously manufactured. WARNING! Driving after drinking can lead to an accident. Your perceptions are less sharp, your reflexes are slower, and your judgment is impaired when you have been Copyright © 2012 Chrysler Group LLC drinking. Never drink and then drive.
    • SECTION TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE 1 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1 2 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 2 3 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 3 4 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281 4 5 STARTING AND OPERATING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383 5 6 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489 6 7 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 523 7 8 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 573 8 9 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581 910 INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 591 10
    • INTRODUCTION 1CONTENTSⅥ Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Ⅵ Vehicle Identification Number .............. 6Ⅵ How To Use This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Ⅵ Vehicle Modifications/Alterations . . . . . . . . . . . . 7Ⅵ Warnings And Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
    • 4 INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTION When it comes to service, remember that your authorizedCongratulations on selecting your new Chrysler Group dealer knows your vehicle best, has factory-trained tech-LLC vehicle. Be assured that it represents precision nicians and genuine MOPAR௡ parts, and cares aboutworkmanship, distinctive styling, and high quality - all your satisfaction.essentials that are traditional to our vehicles. HOW TO USE THIS MANUALThis Owner’s Manual has been prepared with the assis- Consult the Table of Contents to determine which sectiontance of service and engineering specialists to acquaint contains the information you desire.you with the operation and maintenance of your vehicle.It is supplemented by Warranty Information, and various Since the specification of your vehicle depends on thecustomer-oriented documents. Please take the time to items of equipment ordered, certain descriptions andread these publications carefully. Following the instruc- illustrations may differ from your vehicle’s equipment.tions and recommendations in this manual will help The detailed index at the back of this Owner’s Manualassure safe and enjoyable operation of your vehicle. contains a complete listing of all subjects.NOTE: After reviewing the owner information, it Consult the following table for a description of theshould be stored in the vehicle for convenient referenc- symbols that may be used on your vehicle or throughouting and remain with the vehicle when sold. this Owner’s Manual:
    • INTRODUCTION 5 1
    • 6 INTRODUCTIONWARNINGS AND CAUTIONSThis Owner’s Manual contains WARNINGS against op-erating procedures that could result in a collision orbodily injury. It also contains CAUTIONS against proce-dures that could result in damage to your vehicle. If youdo not read this entire manual, you may miss importantinformation. Observe all Warnings and Cautions.VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERThe Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is found on theleft front corner of the instrument panel, visible throughthe windshield. This number also is stamped into theright front body, on the right front seat crossmember VIN Locationunder the carpet and the vehicle registration and title.
    • INTRODUCTION 7 VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS WARNING! 1 Any modifications or alterations to this vehicle could seriously affect its roadworthiness and safety and may lead to a collision resulting in serious injury or death. Right Front Body VIN LocationNOTE: It is illegal to remove or alter the VIN.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLECONTENTS 2Ⅵ A Word About Your Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 ▫ Customer Key Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 ▫ Ignition Node Module (IGNM) — If ▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Ⅵ Vehicle Security Alarm — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 20 ▫ Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) — If Equipped . . 14 ▫ Rearming Of The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 ▫ Standard Blade Ignition Key — If Equipped . . 15 ▫ To Arm The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 ▫ Key Fob — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 ▫ To Disarm The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 ▫ Ignition Or Accessory On Message . . . . . . . . . 17 Ⅵ Illuminated Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Ⅵ Sentry Key௡ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Ⅵ Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 ▫ Replacement Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 ▫ To Unlock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
    • 10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE ▫ To Lock The Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Ⅵ Keyless Enter-N-Go™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 ▫ To Unlatch The Trunk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Ⅵ Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 ▫ Using The Panic Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 ▫ Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 ▫ Programming Additional Transmitters . . . . . . 26 ▫ Wind Buffeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 ▫ Transmitter Battery Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 27 Ⅵ Trunk Lock And Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 ▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Ⅵ Trunk Safety Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45Ⅵ Remote Starting System — If Equipped . . . . . . . 28 ▫ Trunk Emergency Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 ▫ How To Use Remote Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Ⅵ Occupant Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46Ⅵ Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 ▫ Lap/Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 ▫ Manual Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 ▫ Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure . . . . 54 ▫ Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 ▫ Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions . . . . . 55 ▫ Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear ▫ Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 11▫ Energy Management Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 ▫ Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82▫ Seat Belt Pretensioner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Ⅵ Engine Break-In Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . 92▫ Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System Ⅵ Safety Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 2 (BeltAlert௡) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 ▫ Transporting Passengers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93▫ Seat Belts And Pregnant Women . . . . . . . . . . 58 ▫ Exhaust Gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93▫ Seat Belt Extender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 ▫ Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The▫ Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Bags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 ▫ Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make▫ Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls . . . 64 Outside The Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96▫ Event Data Recorder (EDR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
    • 12 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEA WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS Ignition Node Module (IGNM) — If EquippedYour vehicle uses either a key start ignition system or The Ignition Node Module (IGNM) operates similar to ankeyless ignition system. The key start ignition system ignition switch. It has four operating positions, three withconsists of a either a bladed key with an immobilizer chip detents and one that is spring-loaded. The detent posi-in it, or a Key Fob with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) tions are OFF, ACC, and ON/RUN. The START positiontransmitter and an Ignition Node Module (IGNM). The is a spring-loaded momentary contact position. Whenkeyless ignition system consists of a Key Fob with released from the START position, the switch automati-Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter and a Keyless cally returns to the ON/RUN position.Ignition Node (KIN).
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 13NOTE: If your vehicle is equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go, the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)will display the ignition switch position (OFF/ACC/RUN). Refer to “Electronic Vehicle Information Center 2(EVIC) — If Equipped” in “Understanding Your Instru-ment Panel” for further information. 1 — OFF 2 — ACC (ACCESSORY) 3 — ON/RUN 4 — START
    • 14 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEKeyless Ignition Node (KIN) — If EquippedThis feature allows the driver to operate the ignitionswitch with the push of a button, as long as the RemoteKeyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is in the passengercompartment.The Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) has four operatingpositions, three of which are labeled and will illuminatewhen in position. The three positions are OFF, ACC, andON/RUN. The fourth position is START, during startRUN will illuminate.NOTE: In case the ignition switch does not change withthe push of a button, the RKE transmitter (Key Fob) may Keyless Ignition Node (KIN)have a low or dead battery. In this situation a back up 1 — OFFmethod can be used to operate the ignition switch. Put 2 — ACC (ACCESSORY) 3 — ON/RUNthe nose side (side opposite of the emergency key) of theKey Fob against the ENGINE START/STOP button andpush to operate the ignition switch.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 15Keyless Enter-N-Go FeatureIf your vehicle is equipped with the Keyless Enter-N-Gofeature, refer to “Starting Procedure” in “Starting AndOperating” for further information. 2Standard Blade Ignition Key — If EquippedYour vehicle may use a standard blade key ignitionsystem. The authorized dealer that sold you your vehiclehas the key code numbers for your vehicle locks. Thesenumbers can be used to order duplicate keys from yourauthorized dealer. Ask your authorized dealer for thesenumbers and keep them in a safe place. You can insert thedouble-sided standard blade key into the ignition switch Standard Blade Ignition Keyor lock cylinders with either side up.
    • 16 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEKey Fob — If EquippedThe Key Fob also contains the Remote Keyless Entry(RKE) transmitter and an emergency key, which stores inthe rear of the Key Fob.The emergency key allows for entry into the vehicleshould the battery in the vehicle or the Key Fob go dead.You can keep the emergency key with you when valetparking.To remove the emergency key, slide the mechanical latchon the face of the Key Fob sideways with your thumb andthen pull the key out with your other hand. Emergency Key Removal (WIN)
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 17 you to cycle the ignition to OFF. In addition to the chime, the ignition or accessory on message will display in the cluster. NOTE: With the Uconnect Touch™ system, the power 2 window switches, radio, power sunroof (if equipped), and power outlets will remain active for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is cycled to the OFF position. Opening either front door will cancel this feature. The time for this feature is programmable. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information. Emergency Key Removal (KIN) WARNING!NOTE: You can insert the double-sided emergency keyinto the lock cylinders with either side up. • When leaving the vehicle, always remove the key fob from the ignition and lock your vehicle.Ignition Or Accessory On MessageOpening the driver’s door when the ignition is in ACC or • Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or withON (engine not running), a chime will sound to remind access to an unlocked vehicle. (Continued)
    • 18 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! (Continued) CAUTION!• Allowing children to be in a vehicle unattended is An unlocked car is an invitation to thieves. Always dangerous for a number of reasons. A child or remove the Key or Key Fob from vehicle, cycle the others could be seriously or fatally injured. Chil- ignition OFF and lock all doors when leaving the dren should be warned not to touch the parking vehicle unattended. brake, brake pedal or the shift lever.• Do not leave the key fob in or near the vehicle, and SENTRY KEYா do not leave a vehicle equipped with Keyless The Sentry Key௡ Immobilizer system prevents unauthor- Enter-N-Go in the ACC or ON/RUN mode. A child ized vehicle operation by disabling the engine. The could operate power windows, other controls, or system does not need to be armed or activated. Operation move the vehicle. is automatic, regardless of whether the vehicle is locked• Do not leave children or animals inside parked or unlocked. vehicles in hot weather. Interior heat build-up may cause serious injury or death. The system uses a Key or Key Fob with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter, an RF receiver, and either an Ignition Node Module (IGNM) or a Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) to prevent unauthorized vehicle operation. Therefore, only Keys or Key Fobs that are programmed to the vehicle can be used to start and operate the vehicle.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 19After cycling the ignition to the ON/RUN position, the CAUTION!Vehicle Security Light will turn on for three seconds for abulb check. If the light remains on after the bulb check, it The Sentry Key௡ Immobilizer system is not compat-indicates that there is a problem with the electronics. In ible with some after-market remote starting systems. 2addition, if the light begins to flash after the bulb check, Use of these systems may result in vehicle startingit indicates that someone used an invalid Key Fob to start problems and loss of security protection.the engine. Either of these conditions will result in theengine being shut off after two seconds. All of the Key Fobs provided with your new vehicle have been programmed to the vehicle electronics.If the Vehicle Security Light turns on during normalvehicle operation (vehicle running for longer than 10 sec- Replacement Keysonds), it indicates that there is a fault in the electronics. NOTE: Only Keys or Key Fobs that are programmed toShould this occur, have the vehicle serviced as soon as the vehicle electronics can be used to start and operatepossible by an authorized dealer. the vehicle. Once a Key or Key Fob is programmed to a vehicle, it cannot be programmed to any other vehicle.
    • 20 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Customer Key Programming CAUTION! Programming Keys or Key Fobs with RKE transmitters Always remove the keys from the vehicle and lock all may be performed at an authorized dealer. doors when leaving the vehicle unattended. General Information The Sentry Key௡ system complies with FCC rules Part 15At the time of purchase, the original owner is provided and with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation iswith a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN). subject to the following conditions:Keep the PIN in a secure location. This number isrequired for authorized dealer replacement of Key Fobs. • This device may not cause harmful interference.Duplication of Key Fobs may be performed at an autho- • This device must accept any interference that may berized dealer, this procedure consists of programming a received, including interference that may cause unde-blank Key Fob to the vehicle electronics. A blank Key Fob sired operation.is one that has never been programmed.NOTE: When having the Sentry Key௡ Immobilizer VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPEDsystem serviced, bring all vehicle Key Fobs with you to The Vehicle Security Alarm monitors the vehicle doorsan authorized dealer. for unauthorized entry and the ignition switch for unau- thorized operation. This system may also incorporate a ultrasonic intrusion sensor that monitors for motion in the vehicle. If something triggers the alarm, the Vehicle
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 21Security Alarm will provide the following audible and time, the Vehicle Security Light will flash. If it does notvisible signals: the horn will pulse, the headlights, park illuminate, the Vehicle Security Alarm is not arming. Inlamps and/or turn signals will flash, and the Vehicle addition, if you open a door during the arming period,Security Light in the instrument cluster will flash. the Vehicle Security Alarm will cancel the arming pro- 2 cess. If you wish to rearm the Vehicle Security Alarm afterRearming Of The System closing the door, you must repeat one of the previously-If something triggers the alarm, and no action is taken to described arming sequences.disarm it, the Vehicle Security Alarm will turn the hornoff after three minutes, turn all of the visual signals off Vehicles Equipped With Keyless Enter-N-Goafter 15 minutes, and then the Vehicle Security Alarm will Press the Keyless Enter-N-Go Start/Stop button until therearm itself. Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) indicates that the vehicle ignition is ЉOFFЉ (refer to “StartingTo Arm The System Procedures” in “Starting And Operating” for furtherVehicles Not Equipped With Keyless Enter-N-Go information). Then either press the power door LOCKRemove the key from the ignition switch and either press switch while the driver or passenger door is open, pressa power door LOCK switch while the driver or passenger the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter LOCK but-door is open or press the LOCK button on the Remote ton or press the Passive Entry Door Handle LOCK buttonKeyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. After the last door is (refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Go” in “Things To Knowclosed, or if all doors are closed, the Vehicle Security Before Starting Your Vehicle” for further information).Alarm will arm itself in about 16 seconds. During that
    • 22 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLETo Disarm The System Vehicles Equipped With Keyless Enter-N-Go Either press the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitterVehicles Not Equipped With Keyless Enter-N-Go or grasp the Passive Entry Unlock Door Handle (refer toEither press the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter “Keyless Enter-N-Go” in “Things To Know Before Start-or insert a valid ignition key into the ignition switch and ing Your Vehicle” for further information), press theturn the key to the ON/RUN position. Keyless Enter-N-Go Start/Stop button (requires at leastNOTE: one valid Key Fob in the vehicle), or insert a valid Key• The driver’s door key cylinder and the trunk button on Fob into the ignition switch (if the Start/Stop button is the RKE transmitter cannot arm or disarm the Vehicle removed) and rotate it to the ON/RUN position. Security Alarm. The Vehicle Security Alarm is designed to protect your• The Vehicle Security Alarm remains armed during vehicle; however, you can create conditions where the trunk entry. Pressing the TRUNK button will not Vehicle Security Alarm will give you a false alarm. If one disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm. If someone enters of the previously-described arming sequences has oc- the vehicle through the trunk, and opens any door, the curred, the Vehicle Security Alarm will arm regardless of alarm will sound. whether you are in the vehicle or not. If you remain in the vehicle and open a door, the alarm will sound. If this• When the Vehicle Security Alarm is armed, the interior occurs, disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm. power door lock switches will not unlock the doors.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 23If the Vehicle Security Alarm is armed and the battery The lights will fade to off after approximately 30 secondsbecomes disconnected the Vehicle Security Alarm will or they will immediately fade to off once the ignition isremain armed when the battery is reconnected. The cycled to the ON/RUN position from the OFF position.exterior lights will flash, and the horn will sound. If this 2 NOTE:occurs, disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm. • The front courtesy overhead console and door cour-Tamper Alert tesy lights will turn on if the dimmer control is in theIf something has triggered the Vehicle Security Alarm in ЉDome ONЉ position (extreme top position).your absence, the horn will sound three times when you • The Illuminated Entry system will not operate if thedisarm the Vehicle Security Alarm. Check the vehicle for dimmer control is in the “Dome defeat” positiontampering. (extreme bottom position).ILLUMINATED ENTRY REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)The courtesy lights will turn on when you use the The RKE system allows you to lock or unlock the doors,Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to unlock the open the trunk, or activate the Panic Alarm from dis-doors or open any door. tances up to approximately 66 ft (20 m) using a hand-heldThis feature also turns on the approach lighting in the Key Fob with RKE transmitter. The RKE transmitter doesoutside mirrors (if equipped). Refer to “Mirrors” in not need to be pointed at the vehicle to activate the“Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for fur- system.ther information.
    • 24 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLENOTE: Driving at speeds 5 mph (8 km/h) and abovedisables the system from responding to all RKE transmit-ter buttons for all RKE transmitters. Keyless Enter-N-Go Key Fob With RKE Transmitter To Unlock The Doors Press and release the UNLOCK button on the RKE Key Fob With RKE Transmitter transmitter once to unlock the driver’s door or twice within five seconds to unlock all doors. The turn signal lights will flash to acknowledge the unlock signal. The illuminated entry system will also turn on.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 25If the vehicle is equipped with Passive Entry, refer to Turn Headlights On With Remote Key Unlock“Keyless Enter-N-Go” under “Things To Know Before This feature activates the headlights for up to 90 secondsStarting Your Vehicle” for further information. when the doors are unlocked with the RKE transmitter. The time for this feature is programmable on vehicles 2Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors 1st equipped through Uconnect Touch™. To change thePress current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” inThis feature lets you program the system to unlock either “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for furtherthe driver’s door or all doors on the first press of the information.UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter. To change thecurrent setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in To Lock The Doors“Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further Press and release the LOCK button on the RKE transmit-information. ter to lock all doors. The turn signal lights will flash and the horn will chirp to acknowledge the signal.Flash Lights With LockThis feature will cause the turn signal lights to flash when If the vehicle is equipped with Passive Entry, refer tothe doors are locked or unlocked with the RKE transmit- “Keyless Enter-N-Go” under “Things To Know Beforeter. This feature can be turned on or turned off. To change Starting Your Vehicle” for further information.the current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” Sound Horn With Remote Key Lockin “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further This feature will cause the horn to chirp when the doorsinformation. are locked with the RKE transmitter. This feature can be
    • 26 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEturned on or turned off. To change the current setting, The Panic Alarm will stay on for three minutes unlessrefer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding you turn it off by either pressing the PANIC button aYour Instrument Panel” for further information. second time or drive the vehicle at a speed of 15 mph (24 km/h) or greater.To Unlatch The TrunkPress the TRUNK button on the RKE transmitter two NOTE:times within five seconds to unlatch the trunk. • The interior lights will turn off if you cycle the ignition switch to the ACC or ON/RUN position while theIf the vehicle is equipped with Passive Entry, refer to Panic Alarm is activated. However, the exterior lights“Keyless Enter-N-Go” under “Things To Know Before and horn will remain on.Starting Your Vehicle” for further information. • You may need to be less than 35 ft (11 m) from theUsing The Panic Alarm vehicle when using the RKE transmitter to turn off theTo turn the Panic Alarm feature on or off, press and hold Panic Alarm due to the radio frequency noises emittedthe PANIC button on the RKE transmitter for at least one by the system.second and release. When the Panic Alarm is on, theheadlights will turn on, the park lights will flash, the Programming Additional Transmittershorn will pulse on and off, and the interior lights will Programming Key Fobs or RKE transmitters may beturn on. performed at an authorized dealer.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 27Transmitter Battery Replacement “gap” between the two halves. If equipped, install andThe recommended replacement battery is CR2032. tighten the screw until snug. Test RKE transmitter operation.NOTE: Perchlorate Material – special handling may ap-ply. See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate General Information 2 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and1. If the RKE transmitter is equipped with a screw, RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to theremove the screw. With the RKE transmitter buttons following conditions:facing down, use a flat blade to pry the two halves of theRKE transmitter apart. Make sure not to damage the • This device may not cause harmful interference.elastomer seal during removal. • This device must accept any interference received,2. Remove and replace the battery. When replacing the including interference that may cause undesiredbattery, match the + sign on the battery to the + sign on operation.the inside of the battery clip, located on the back cover. NOTE: Changes or modifications not expressly ap-Avoid touching the new battery with your fingers. Skin proved by the party responsible for compliance couldoils may cause battery deterioration. If you touch a void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.battery, clean it with rubbing alcohol.3. To reassemble the RKE transmitter case, snap the twohalves of the case together. Make sure there is an even
    • 28 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEIf your RKE transmitter fails to operate from a normal How To Use Remote Startdistance, check for these two conditions: All of the following conditions must be met before the engine will remote start:1. A weak battery in the RKE transmitter. The expectedlife of the battery is a minimum of three years. • Shift lever in PARK2. Closeness to a radio transmitter such as a radio station • Doors closedtower, airport transmitter, and some mobile or CB radios. • Hood closedREMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED • Trunk closed This system uses the Key Fob with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to start the • HAZARD switch off engine conveniently from outside the vehicle • BRAKE switch inactive (brake pedal not pressed) while still maintaining security. The system hasa range of approximately 300 ft (91 m). • Battery at an acceptable charge levelNOTE: • RKE PANIC button not pressed.• The vehicle must be equipped with an automatic • System not disabled from previous remote start event transmission to be equipped with Remote Start. • Vehicle theft alarm not active• Obstructions between the vehicle and the Key Fob may reduce this range. • Ignition in OFF position
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 29 • Remote Start Aborted — Hood Open WARNING! • Remote Start Aborted — Trunk Open • Do not start or run an engine in a closed garage or confined area. Exhaust gas contains Carbon Mon- • Remote Start Aborted — Fuel Low 2 oxide (CO) which is odorless and colorless. Car- • Remote Start Disabled — Start To Reset bon Monoxide is poisonous and can cause serious injury or death when inhaled. • Remote Start Aborted — Too Cold • Keep Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitters • Remote Start Aborted — Time Expired away from children. Operation of the Remote Start System, windows, door locks or other controls The EVIC message stays active until the ignition is cycled could cause serious injury or death. to the ON/RUN position. To Enter Remote Start ModeRemote Start Abort Message On Electronic Vehicle Press and release the REMOTE START buttonInformation Center (EVIC) — If Equipped on the RKE transmitter twice within five sec-The following messages will display in the EVIC if the onds. The vehicle doors will lock, parkingvehicle fails to remote start or exits remote start prema- lights will flash and the horn will chirp twice (ifturely: programmed). Then, the engine will start and the vehicle• Remote Start Aborted — Door Open will remain in the Remote Start mode for a 15-minute cycle.
    • 30 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLENOTE: NOTE: To avoid unintentional shutdowns, the system• If an engine fault is present or fuel level is low, the will disable the one time press of the REMOTE START vehicle will start and then shut down in 10 seconds. button for two seconds after receiving a valid Remote Start request.• The park lamps will turn on and remain on during Remote Start mode. To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle Before the end of 15 minute cycle, press and release the• For security, power window and power sunroof op- UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter to unlock the eration (if equipped) are disabled when the vehicle is doors and disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm (if in the Remote Start mode. equipped). Then, prior to the end of the 15 minute cycle,• The engine can be started two consecutive times (two press and release the START/STOP button (vehicles 15-minute cycles) with the RKE transmitter. However, equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go) or insert the key and the ignition must be cycled to the RUN position before turn it to the RUN position (vehicles not equipped with you can repeat the start sequence for a third cycle. Keyless Enter-N-Go).To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The NOTE: The message ЉRemote Start Active Push StartVehicle ButtonЉ (vehicles equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go) orPress and release the REMOTE START button one time or ЉRemote Start Active Key to RunЉ (vehicles not equippedallow the engine to run for the entire 15 minute cycle.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 31with Keyless Enter-N-Go) will display in the EVIC untilyou push the START button or turn the key to the RUNposition.DOOR LOCKS 2Manual Door LocksTo lock each door, rotate the door lock knob on each doortrim panel forward. To unlock the front doors, pull theinside door handle to the first detent or rotate the doorlock button until the red indicator is visible. To unlock therear doors, rotate the door lock button until the redindicator is visible. Door Lock Knob If the door lock button is locked (no red indicator visible) when you shut the door, the door will lock. Therefore, make sure the Key Fob is not inside the vehicle before closing the door.
    • 32 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Power Door Locks WARNING! A power door lock switch is on each front door trim• For personal security and safety in the event of an panel. Use this switch to lock or unlock the doors. accident, lock the vehicle doors before you drive as well as when you park and leave the vehicle.• When leaving the vehicle, always remove the key fob from the ignition and lock your vehicle.• Never leave children alone in a vehicle, or with access to an unlocked vehicle.• Allowing children to be in a vehicle unattended is dangerous for a number of reasons. A child or others could be seriously or fatally injured. Chil- dren should be warned not to touch the parking brake, brake pedal or the shift lever.• Do not leave the Key Fob in or near the vehicle, Power Door Lock Switch and do not leave Keyless Enter-N-Go in the ACC or ON/RUN mode. A child could operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 33The doors can also be locked and unlocked with the authorized dealer per written request of the customer.Keyless Enter-N-Go (Passive Entry) system. For further Please see your authorized dealer for service.information, refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Go” in “Things To Automatic Unlock Doors On ExitKnow Before Starting Your Vehicle”. 2 The doors will unlock automatically on vehicles withIf you press the power door lock switch while the power door locks if:ignition is in the ACC or ON/RUN position, and any 1. The Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature is en-front door is open, the power locks will not operate. This abled.prevents you from accidentally locking the Key Fob inthe vehicle. Cycling the ignition to the OFF position or 2. The transmission was in gear and the vehicle speedclosing the door will allow the locks to operate. If a door returned to 0 mph (0 km/h).is open, and the ignition is in the ACC or ON/RUN 3. The transmission is in NEUTRAL or PARK.position, a chime will sound as a reminder to remove theKey Fob. 4. Any door is opened.Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped 5. The doors were not previously unlocked.The auto door lock feature default condition is enabled. 6. The vehicle speed is 0 mph (0 km/h).When enabled, the door locks will lock automaticallywhen the vehicle’s speed exceeds 15 mph (24 km/h). Theauto door lock feature can be enabled or disabled by your
    • 34 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEAutomatic Unlock Doors On Exit Programming To Engage Or Disengage The Child-ProtectionTo change the current setting, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Door Lock SystemSettings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for 1. Open the rear door.further information. 2. Insert the tip of the emergency key or a small coin intoNOTE: Use the Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature the lock and rotate to the LOCK or UNLOCK position.in accordance with local laws. 3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the opposite rear door.Child-Protection Door Lock System — RearDoorsTo provide a safer environment for small children ridingin the rear seats, the rear doors are equipped withChild-Protection Door Lock system. Child-Protection Door Lock Function
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 35 KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO™ WARNING! The Passive Entry system is an enhancement to the Avoid trapping anyone in a vehicle in a collision. vehicle’s Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) system and a Remember that the rear doors can only be opened feature of Keyless Enter-N-Go™. This feature allows you 2 from the outside when the Child-Protection locks are to lock and unlock the vehicle’s door(s) without having to engaged (locked). press the RKE transmitter lock or unlock buttons. NOTE:NOTE: For emergency exit from the rear seats when the • Passive Entry may be programmed ON/OFF; refer toChild-Protection Door Lock System is engaged, manually “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Yourrotate the door lock button to the unlocked position, roll Instru ment Panel” for further information.down the window, and open the door using the outsidedoor handle. • 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. • If the vehicle is unlocked by Passive Entry and no door goes ajar within 60 seconds, the vehicle will re-lock and if equipped will arm the security alarm.
    • 36 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLETo Unlock From The Driver’s Side: NOTE: If “Unlock All Doors 1st Press” is programmedWith a valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter within 5 ft all doors will unlock when you grab hold of the front(1.5 m) of the driver’s door handle, grab the front driver driver’s door handle. To select between “Unlock Driverdoor handle to unlock the driver’s door automatically. Door 1st Press” and “Unlock All Doors 1st Press”, refer toThe interior door panel lock knob will raise when the “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Yourdoor is unlocked. Instrument Panel” for further information. To Unlock From The Passenger Side: 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 automati- cally. The interior door panel lock knob will raise when the door is unlocked. NOTE: All doors will unlock when the front passenger door handle is grabbed regardless of the driver’s door unlock preference setting (“Unlock Driver Door 1st Press” or “Unlock All Doors 1st Press”). Grabbing The Driver’s Door Handle
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 37Preventing Inadvertent Locking Of Passive Entry RKE NOTE: The vehicle will only unlock the doors when theTransmitter In Vehicle doors are locked using the door panel switch, a validTo minimize the possibility of unintentionally locking a Passive Entry RKE transmitter is detected inside thePassive Entry RKE transmitter inside your vehicle, the vehicle, and no valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter is 2Passive Entry system is equipped with an automatic door detected outside the vehicle. The vehicle will not unlockunlock feature which will function if the ignition switch the doors when any of the following conditions are true:is in the OFF position. • The doors are locked using the RKE transmitter.If one of the vehicle doors is open and the door panel • The doors are locked using the LOCK button on theswitch is used to lock the vehicle, once all open doors Passive Entry door handles.have been closed the vehicle checks the inside andoutside of the vehicle for any valid Passive Entry RKE • The doors are manually locked using the door locktransmitters. If one of the vehicle’s Passive Entry RKE knobs.transmitters is detected inside the vehicle, and no other • There is a valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter outsidevalid Passive Entry RKE transmitters are detected out- the vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5 m) of either Passiveside the vehicle, the Passive Entry System automatically Entry door handle.unlocks all vehicle doors and chirps the horn three times(on the third attempt ALL doors will lock and the Passive • Three attempts are made to lock the doors using theEntry RKE transmitter can be locked in the vehicle). door panel switch and then close the doors.
    • 38 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLETo Enter The Trunk NOTE: If you inadvertently leave your vehicle’s PassiveWith a valid Passive Entry RKE transmitter within 3 ft Entry RKE transmitter in the trunk and try to close the(1.0 m) of the deck lid, press the button on the right side deck lid, the deck lid will automatically unlatch, unlessof CHMSL, (Center High Mounted Stop Light) which is another one of the vehicle’s Passive Entry RKE transmit-located on the deck lid. ters is outside the vehicle and within 3 ft (1.0 m) of the deck lid. Trunk Passive Entry Button
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 39To Lock The Vehicle’s Doors NOTE:With one of the vehicle’s Passive Entry RKE transmitters • After pressing the door handle LOCK button, youwithin 5 ft (1.5 m) of the driver or passenger front door must wait two seconds before you can lock or unlockhandles, press the door handle LOCK button to lock all the doors, using either Passive Entry door handle. This 2four doors. is done to allow you to check if the vehicle is locked by pulling the door handle, without the vehicle reacting and unlocking. • The Passive Entry system will not operate if the RKE transmitter battery is dead. The vehicle doors can also be locked by using the RKE transmitter lock button or the lock button located on the vehicle’s interior door panel. Outside Door Handle Lock Button
    • 40 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEWINDOWS There are single window controls on each passenger door trim panel, which operate the passenger door windows.Power Windows The window controls will operate only when the ignitionThe window controls on the driver’s door control all the is in the ACC or ON/RUN position.door windows. NOTE: For vehicles equipped with the Uconnect Touch™, the power window switches will remain active for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is cycled to the OFF position. Opening either front door will cancel this feature. The time is programmable. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information. WARNING! Never leave children in a vehicle with the Key Fob. Occupants, particularly unattended children, can be- come entrapped by the windows while operating the Power Window Switches power window switches. Such entrapment may re- sult in serious injury or death.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 41Driver One Touch Down Express UpThe driver door power window switch has an auto down Lift the switch for less than a half a second and release.feature. Press the window switch to the second detent The window will go up automatically.and release, and the window will go down automatically. 2 Manual UpTo open the window part way, press the window switch Lift the switch for more than a half a second and releaseto the first detent and release it when you want the when you want the window to stop.window to stop. NOTE:To stop the window from going alll the way down during • If the window runs into any obstacle during auto-the Auto Down operation, pull up on the switch briefly. closure, it will reverse direction and then go back down. Remove the obstacle and use the windowFront Windows Express Up And Down — If switch again to close the window.Equipped • Any impact due to rough road conditions may triggerExpress Down the auto-reverse function unexpectedly during auto-Press the switch for less than a half a second and release. closure. If this happens, pull the switch lightly to theThe window will go down automatically. first detent and hold to close the window manually.Manual DownPress the switch for more than a half a second and releasewhen you want the window to stop.
    • 42 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Window Lockout Switch WARNING! The window lockout switch on the driver’s door trim There is no anti-pinch protection when the window panel allows you to disable the window controls on the is almost closed. Be sure to clear all objects from the rear passenger doors. To disable the window controls, window before closing. press and release the window lockout button (setting it in the DOWN position). To enable the window controls,Reset Auto Up press and release the window lockout button againShould the Auto Up feature stop working, the window (setting it in the UP position).probably needs to be reset. To reset Auto Up:1. Pull the window switch up to close the windowcompletely and continue to hold the switch up for anadditional two seconds after the window is closed.2. Push the window switch down firmly to the seconddetent to open the window completely and continue tohold the switch down for an additional two seconds afterthe window is fully open.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 43 Wind Buffeting Wind buffeting can be described as the perception of pressure on the ears or a helicopter-type sound in the ears. Your vehicle may exhibit wind buffeting with the 2 windows down, or the sunroof (if equipped) in certain open or partially open positions. This is a normal occur- rence and can be minimized. If the buffeting occurs with the rear windows open, then open the front and rear windows together to minimize the buffeting. If the buffeting occurs with the sunroof open, then adjust the sunroof opening to minimize the buffeting.Window Lockout Switch
    • 44 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLETRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE With the ignition in the ON/RUN position, the TrunkThe trunk lid can be released from inside the vehicle by Open symbol will display in the instrument clusterpressing the TRUNK RELEASE button located on the indicating that the trunk is open. The odometer displayinstrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. will reappear once the trunk is closed.NOTE: The transmission must be in PARK before the With the ignition in the OFF position, the Trunk Openbutton will operate. symbol will display until the trunk is closed. The trunk lid can be released from Refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Go” in “Things To Know outside the vehicle by pressing the Before Starting Your Vehicle” for more information on TRUNK button on the Remote trunk operation with the Passive Entry feature. Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter twice within five seconds or by using the external release switch located on the underside of the decklid overhang. The release fea- Trunk Release ture will function only when the Button vehicle is in the unlock condition.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 45TRUNK SAFETY WARNING Trunk Emergency Release As a security measure, a trunk internal emergency release WARNING! lever is built into the trunk latching mechanism. In the event of an individual being locked inside the trunk, the 2Do not allow children to have access to the trunk, trunk can be simply opened by pulling on the glow-in-the-either by climbing into the trunk from outside, or dark handle attached to the trunk latching mechanism.through the inside of the vehicle. Always close thetrunk lid when your vehicle is unattended. Once inthe trunk, young children may not be able to escape,even if they entered through the rear seat. If trappedin the trunk, children can die from suffocation orheat stroke. Trunk Emergency Release
    • 46 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEOCCUPANT RESTRAINTS • Front seat belts incorporate pretensioners that maySome of the most important safety features in your enhance occupant protection by managing occupantvehicle are the restraint systems: energy during an impact event• Three-point lap and shoulder belts for the driver and Please pay close attention to the information in this all passengers section. It tells you how to use your restraint system properly, to keep you and your passengers as safe as• Advanced Front Air Bags for driver and front passen- possible. ger If you will be carrying children too small for adult-sized• Supplemental Knee Air Bags seat belts, the seat belts or the Lower Anchors and Tether• Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains for CHildren (LATCH) feature also can be used to hold (SABIC) for the driver and passengers seated next to a infant and child restraint systems. For more information window on LATCH, refer to Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH).• Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) NOTE: The Advanced Front Air Bags have a multistage• An energy-absorbing steering column and steering inflator design. This allows the air bag to have different wheel rates of inflation based on several factors, including the• Knee bolsters/blockers for front seat occupant severity and type of collision.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 47Here are some simple steps you can take to minimize the ride properly buckled up in the rear seat. Never allowrisk of harm from a deploying air bag: children to slide the shoulder belt behind them or under their arm.1. Children 12 years old and under should always ridebuckled up in a rear seat. If a child from 1 to 12 years old (not in a rear facing child 2 seat) must ride in the front passenger seat, move the seat WARNING! as far back as possible and use the proper child restraint. (Refer to “Child Restraints”) Infants in rear facing child restraints should never ride in the front seat of a vehicle with a passenger You should read the instructions provided with your Advanced Front Air Bag. An air bag deployment can child restraint to make sure that you are using it properly. cause severe injury or death to infants in that posi- 2. All occupants should always wear their lap and tion. shoulder belts properly.Children that are not big enough to wear the vehicle seat 3. The driver and front passenger seats should bebelt properly (see section on Child Restraints) should be moved back as far as practical to allow the Advancedsecured in the rear seat in child restraints or belt- Front Air Bags room to inflate.positioning booster seats. Older children who do not use 4. Do not lean against the door or window. Your vehiclechild restraints or belt-positioning booster seats should has Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) or Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags
    • 48 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE(SAB), and when deployment occurs, the SABIC and WARNING! (Continued)SAB air bags will inflate forcefully into the spacebetween you and the door. • Being too close to the steering wheel or instrument panel during Advanced Front Air Bag deployment5. If the air bag system in this vehicle needs to be could cause serious injury, including death. Airmodified to accommodate a disabled person, contact Bags need room to inflate. Sit back, comfortablythe Customer Center. Phone numbers are provided extending your arms to reach the steering wheel orunder ؆If You Need Assistance؆. instrument panel. • Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain WARNING! (SABIC) and Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) • Relying on the air bags alone could lead to more also need room to inflate. Do not lean against the severe injuries in a collision. The air bags work door or window. Sit upright in the center of the with your seat belt to restrain you properly. In seat. some collisions, the air bags won’t deploy at all. • In a collision, you and your passengers can suffer Always wear your seat belts even though you have much greater injuries if you are not properly air bags. buckled up. You can strike the interior of your vehicle or other passengers, or you can be thrown (Continued) out of the vehicle. Always be sure you and others in your vehicle are buckled up properly.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 49Buckle up even though you are an excellent driver, even normal conditions. However, in a collision, the belt willon short trips. Someone on the road may be a poor driver lock and reduce your risk of striking the inside of theand cause a collision that includes you. This can happen vehicle or being thrown out.far away from home or on your own street. 2 WARNING!Research has shown that seat belts save lives, and theycan reduce the seriousness of injuries in a collision. Some • Do not allow people to ride in any area of yourof the worst injuries happen when people are thrown vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seatfrom the vehicle. Seat belts reduce the possibility of belts.ejection and the risk of injury caused by striking the • Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat andinside of the vehicle. Everyone in a motor vehicle should using a seat belt properly.be belted at all times. • Wearing a seat belt incorrectly is dangerous. SeatLap/Shoulder Belts belts are designed to go around the large bones ofAll seating positions in your vehicle are equipped with your body. These are the strongest parts of yourlap/shoulder belts. body and can take the forces of a collision best.The belt webbing retractor is designed to lock during (Continued)very sudden stops or impacts. This feature allows theshoulder part of the belt to move freely with you under
    • 50 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions WARNING! (Continued)• Wearing your belt in the wrong place could make 1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Sit back and your injuries in a collision much worse. You might adjust the front seat. suffer internal injuries, or you could even slide out of part of the belt. Follow these instructions to wear your seat belt safely and to keep your pas- sengers safe, too.• Two people should never be belted into a single seat belt. People belted together can crash into one another in a collision, hurting one another badly. Never use a lap/shoulder belt or a lap belt for more than one person, no matter what their size. Pulling Out The Lap/Shoulder Belt Latch Plate
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 512. The seat belt latch plate is above the back of your seat. WARNING!Grasp the latch plate and pull out the belt. Slide the latchplate up the webbing as far as necessary to make the belt • A belt that is buckled into the wrong buckle willgo around your lap. not protect you properly. The lap portion could 2 ride too high on your body, possibly causing3. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into theplate into the buckle until you hear a “click.” buckle nearest you. • A belt that is too loose will not protect you properly. In a sudden stop, you could move too far forward, increasing the possibility of injury. Wear your seat belt snugly. (Continued) Inserting Latch Plate Into Buckle
    • 52 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE tight, tilt the latch plate and pull on the lap belt. A snug WARNING! (Continued) belt reduces the risk of sliding under the belt in a • A belt that is worn under your arm is dangerous. collision. Your body could strike the inside surfaces of the vehicle in a collision, increasing head and neck injury. A belt worn under the arm can cause internal injuries. Ribs aren’t as strong as shoulder bones. Wear the belt over your shoulder so that your strongest bones will take the force in a collision. • A shoulder belt placed behind you will not protect you from injury during a collision. You are more likely to hit your head in a collision if you do not wear your shoulder belt. The lap and shoulder belt are meant to be used together. Removing Slack From Belt4. Position the lap belt across your thighs, below yourabdomen. To remove slack in the lap belt portion, pull upa bit on the shoulder belt. To loosen the lap belt if it is too
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 53 6. To release the belt, push the red button on the buckle. WARNING! The belt will automatically retract to its stowed position. • A lap belt worn too high can increase the risk of If necessary, slide the latch plate down the webbing to internal injury in a collision. The belt forces won’t allow the belt to retract fully. 2 be at the strong hip and pelvic bones, but across your abdomen. Always wear the lap belt as low as WARNING! possible and keep it snug. A frayed or torn belt could rip apart in a collision and • A twisted belt may not protect you properly. In a leave you with no protection. Inspect the belt system collision, it could even cut into you. Be sure the periodically, checking for cuts, frays, or loose parts. belt is straight. If you can’t straighten a belt in Damaged parts must be replaced immediately. Do your vehicle, take it to your authorized dealer not disassemble or modify the system. Seat belt immediately and have it fixed. assemblies must be replaced after a collision if they have been damaged (bent retractor, torn webbing,5. Position the shoulder belt on your chest so that it is etc.).comfortable and not resting on your neck. The retractorwill withdraw any slack in the belt. Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage In the driver and front passenger seats, the shoulder belt can be adjusted upward or downward to position the belt away from your neck. Push and fully depress the button
    • 54 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEabove the webbing to release the anchorage, then move it In the rear seat, move toward the center of the seat toup or down to the position that fits you best. position the belt away from your neck. 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. 2. At about 6 to 12 in (15 to 30 cm) above the latch plate, grasp and twist the belt webbing 180 degrees to create a fold that begins immediately above the latch plate. 3. Slide the latch plate upward over the folded webbing. The folded webbing must enter the slot at the top of the Adjusting Upper Shoulder Belt latch plate.As a guide, if you are shorter than average you willprefer a lower position, and if you are taller than average 4. Continue to slide the latch plate up until it clears theyou will prefer a higher position. When you release the folded webbing.anchorage try to move it up and down to make sure thatit is locked in position.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 55Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions activate the ALR. If the ALR is activated, you will hear aThe seat belts in the passenger seating positions are ratcheting sound as the belt retracts. Allow the webbingequipped with Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) to retract completely in this case and then carefully pullwhich are used to secure a child restraint system. For out only the amount of webbing necessary to comfort- 2additional information, refer to “Installing Child Re- ably wrap around the occupant’s mid-section. Slide thestraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt” under the “Child latch plate into the buckle until you hear a Љclick.ЉRestraints” section. The chart below defines the type of Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) — Iffeature for each seating position. Equipped Driver Center Passenger In this mode, the shoulder belt is automatically pre- First Row N/A N/A ALR locked. The belt will still retract to remove any slack in Second Row ALR ALR ALR the shoulder belt. The Automatic Locking Mode is avail- able on all passenger-seating positions with a combina-• N/A — Not Applicable tion lap/shoulder belt. Use the Automatic Locking Mode• ALR — Automatic Locking Retractor anytime a child safety seat is installed in a seating position that has a belt with this feature. ChildrenIf the passenger seating position is equipped with an 12 years old and under should always be properlyALR and is being used for normal usage: restrained in the rear seat.Only pull the belt webbing out far enough to comfortablywrap around the occupant’s mid-section so as to not
    • 56 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEHow To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode WARNING!1. Buckle the combination lap and shoulder belt. • The belt and retractor assembly must be replaced2. Grasp the shoulder portion and pull downward until if the seat belt assembly Automatic Locking Re-the entire belt is extracted. tractor (ALR) feature or any other seat belt func- tion is not working properly when checked ac-3. Allow the belt to retract. As the belt retracts, you will cording to the procedures in the Service Manual.hear a clicking sound. This indicates the safety belt isnow in the Automatic Locking Mode. • Failure to replace the belt and retractor assembly could increase the risk of injury in collisions.How To Disengage The Automatic Locking ModeUnbuckle the combination lap/shoulder belt and allow it Energy Management Featureto retract completely to disengage the Automatic Locking This vehicle has a safety belt system with an EnergyMode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) Management feature in the front seating positions to helplocking mode. further reduce the risk of injury in the event of a head-on collision. This safety belt system has a retractor assembly that is designed to release webbing in a controlled manner. This feature is designed to help reduce the belt force acting on the occupant’s chest.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 57Seat Belt Pretensioner Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder SystemThe seat belts for both front seating positions are (BeltAlertா)equipped with pretensioning devices that are designed to BeltAlert௡ is a feature intended to remind the driver andremove slack from the seat belt in the event of a collision. front passenger (if equipped with front passenger 2These devices may improve the performance of the seat BeltAlert௡) to fasten their seat belts. The feature is activebelt by assuring that the belt is tight about the occupant whenever the ignition is on. If the driver or front seatearly in a collision. Pretensioners work for all size occu- passenger is unbelted, the Seat Belt Reminder Light willpants, including those in child restraints. turn on and remain on until both front seat belts are fastened.NOTE: These devices are not a substitute for proper seatbelt placement by the occupant. The seat belt still must be The BeltAlert௡ warning sequence begins after the vehicleworn snugly and positioned properly. speed is over 5 mph (8 km/h), by blinking the Seat Belt Reminder Light and sounding an intermittent chime.The pretensioners are triggered by the Occupant Re- Once the sequence starts, it will continue for the entirestraint Controller (ORC). Like the air bags, the preten- duration or until the respective seatbelts are fastened.sioners are single use items. A deployed pretensioner or After the sequence completes, the Seat Belt Remindera deployed air bag must be replaced immediately. Light remains illuminated until the respective seat belts are fastened. The driver should instruct all other occu- pants to fasten their seat belts. If a front seat belt is
    • 58 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEunbuckled while traveling at speeds greater than 5 mph Seat Belts And Pregnant Women(8 km/h), BeltAlert௡ will provide both audio and visual We recommend that pregnant women use the seat beltsnotification. throughout their pregnancy. Keeping the mother safe is the best way to keep the baby safe.The front passenger seat BeltAlert௡ is not active when thefront passenger seat is unoccupied. BeltAlert௡ may be Pregnant women should wear the lap part of the belttriggered when an animal or heavy object is on the front across the thighs and as snug across the hips as possible.passenger seat or when the seat is folded flat (if Keep the belt low so that it does not come across theequipped). It is recommended that pets be restrained in abdomen. That way the strong bones of the hips will takethe rear seat in pet harnesses or pet carriers that are the force if there is a collision.secured by seat belts, and cargo is properly stowed. Seat Belt ExtenderBeltAlert௡ can be enabled or disabled by your authorized If a seat belt is too short even when fully extended anddealer. Chrysler Group LLC does not recommend deac- when the adjustable upper shoulder belt anchorage (if sotivating BeltAlert௡. equipped) is in its lowest position, your authorized dealer can provide you with a seat belt extender. ThisNOTE: Although BeltAlert௡ has been deactivated, the extender should be used only if the existing belt is notSeat Belt Reminder Light will continue to illuminate long enough. When it is not required, remove the ex-while the driver’s or front passenger (if equipped with tender and store it.BeltAlert௡) seat belt remains unfastened.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 59 WARNING! Using a seat belt extender when not needed can in- crease the risk of injury in a collision. Only use when 2 the seat belt is not long enough when it is worn low and snug and in the recommended seating positions. Remove and store the extender when not needed.Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air BagsThis vehicle has Advanced Front Air Bags for both thedriver and front passenger as a supplement to the seatbelt restraint systems. The driver’s Advanced Front AirBag is mounted in the center of the steering wheel. The Advanced Front Air Bag And Knee Bolster Locationspassenger’s Advanced Front Air Bag is mounted in the 1 — Driver And Passenger Ad- 2 — Supplemental Driver Andinstrument panel, above the glove compartment. The vanced Front Air Bags Passenger Side Knee Air Bagswords SRS AIRBAG are embossed on the air bag covers. NOTE: The Driver and Passenger Advanced Front AirIn addition, the vehicle is equipped with Supplemental Bags are certified to new Federal regulations.Knee Air Bags mounted in the instrument panel belowthe steering column and below the glove compartment.
    • 60 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEThe Advanced Front Air Bags have a multistage inflator This vehicle is equipped with Supplemental Side Air Bagdesign. This allows the air bag to have different rates of Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) to protect the driver, front,inflation based on several factors, including the severity and rear passengers sitting next to a window. The SABICand type of collision. air bags are located above the side windows and their covers are also labeled: SRS AIRBAG.This vehicle may be equipped with driver and/or frontpassenger seat track position sensors that may adjust the This vehicle is equipped with Supplemental Seat-inflation rate of the Advanced Front Air Bags based upon Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) to provide enhancedseat position. protection for an occupant during a side impact. The Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Airbags are located inThis vehicle may be equipped with a driver and/or front the outboard side of the front seats and the rear seats (ifpassenger seat belt buckle switch that detects whether equipped).the driver or front passenger seat belt is fastened. Theseat belt buckle switch may adjust the inflation rate of the NOTE:Advanced Front Air Bags. • Air Bag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim, but they will open during air bag deployment.This vehicle may be equipped with a front passengeroccupant classification system (OCS) that may adjust the • After any accident, the vehicle should be taken to aninflation rate of the Advanced Front Airbags based upon authorized dealer immediately.occupant weight.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 61Air Bag System Components • Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable CurtainsYour vehicle may be equipped with the following air bag (SABIC)system components: • Front and Side Impact Sensors• Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) 2 • Front Seat Belt Pretensioners, Seat Belt Buckle Switch,• Air Bag Warning Light and Seat Track Position Sensors• Steering Wheel and Column • Occupant Classification System (OCS)• Instrument Panel Advanced Front Air Bag Features The Advanced Front Air Bag system has multistage• Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag driver and front passenger air bags. This system provides• Supplemental Passenger Side Knee Air Bag output appropriate to the severity and type of collision as determined by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC),• Knee Impact Bolster which may receive information from several air bag• Driver Advanced Front Air Bag system components, including the front impact sensors.• Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag The first stage inflator is triggered immediately during an impact that requires air bag deployment. This low output• Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) is used in less severe collisions. A higher energy output is used for more severe collisions.
    • 62 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! WARNING! (Continued)• No objects should be placed over or near the air • Do not mount any accessories to the knee bolster bag on the instrument panel, because any such such as alarm lights, stereos, citizen band radios, objects could cause harm if the vehicle is in a etc. collision severe enough to cause the air bag to inflate. Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) may• Do not put anything on or around the air bag provide enhanced protection to help protect an occupant covers or attempt to open them manually. You may during a side impact. The SAB is marked with an air bag damage the air bags and you could be injured label sewn into the outboard side of the front and rear because the air bags may no longer be functional. seats. The protective covers for the air bag cushions are designed to open only when the air bags are When the air bag deploys, it opens the seam between the inflating. front and side of the seat’s back trim cover (front seats) or• Do not drill, cut or tamper with the knee bolster in between the top and side seat’s cushion trim cover (rear any way. seat). Each air bag deploys independently; a left side impact deploys the left air bags only and a right-side impact deploys the right air bags only.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 63Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain SAB and SABIC air bags are a supplement to the seat belt(SABIC) restraint system.SABIC air bags may offer side-impact protection to front Occupants, including children who are up against or veryand rear seat outboard occupants in addition to that 2 close to SABIC or SAB air bags can be seriously injured orprovided by the body structure. Each air bag features killed.inflated chambers placed adjacent to the head of eachoutboard occupant that reduce the potential for side- Occupants, especially children, should not lean on orimpact head injuries. The SABIC deploy downward, sleep against the door, side windows, or area where thecovering both windows on the impact side. SABIC or SAB air bags inflate, even if they are in an infant or child restraint.NOTE:• Air Bag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim, Always sit upright as possible with your back against the but they will open during air bag deployment. seat back, use the seat belts properly, and use the appropriate sized child restraint, infant restraint or• Being too close to the side air bags during deployment booster seat recommended for the size and weight of the could cause you to be severely injured or killed. child.The system includes side impact sensors that are cali- Do not allow occupants to extend any part of their bodybrated to deploy the side air bags during impacts that outside of the window.require air bag occupant protection.
    • 64 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Along with seat belts and pretensioners, Advanced Front WARNING! Air Bags work with the Supplemental Knee Air Bags to • Your vehicle is equipped with left and right provide improved protection for the driver and front Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain passenger. Side air bags also work with seat belts to (SABIC), do not stack luggage or other cargo up improve occupant protection. high enough to block the location of the SABIC. Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls The area where the SABIC is located should re- main free from any obstructions. Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) • Do not use accessory seat covers or place objects The ORC is part of a Federally regulated safety system between you and the side air bags; the perfor- required for this vehicle. mance could be adversely affected and/or objects The ORC determines if deployment of the front and/or could be pushed into you, causing serious injury. side air bags in a frontal or side collision is required. Based on the impact sensor’s signals, a central electronicSupplemental Driver And Front Passenger Knee ORC deploys the Advanced Front Air Bags, SABIC airAir Bags bags, SABs, Supplemental Driver Side Knee Air Bag,The Supplemental Knee Air Bags provide enhanced Supplemental Passenger Side Knee Air Bag, and frontprotection and work together with the Advanced Front seat belt pretensioners, as required, depending on severalAir Bags during a frontal impact. factors, including the severity and type of impact.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 65Advanced Front Air Bags and Supplemental Driver and The side air bags will not deploy in all side collisions.Front Passenger Knee Air Bags are designed to provide Side air bag deployment will depend on the severity andadditional protection by supplementing the seat belts in type of collision.certain frontal collisions depending on several factors, 2 Because air bag sensors measure vehicle decelerationincluding the severity and type of collision. Advanced over time, vehicle speed and damage by themselves areFront Air Bags are not expected to reduce the risk of not good indicators of whether or not an air bag shouldinjury in rear, side, or rollover collisions. have deployed.The Advanced Front Air Bags and Supplemental Driver Seat belts are necessary for your protection in all colli-and Front Passenger Knee Air Bags will not deploy in all sions, and also are needed to help keep you in position,frontal collisions, including some that may produce sub- away from an inflating air bag.stantial vehicle damage — for example, some pole colli-sions, truck underrides, and angle offset collisions. On The ORC monitors the readiness of the electronic parts ofthe other hand, depending on the type and location of the air bag system whenever the ignition is in the STARTimpact, Advanced Front Air Bags may deploy in crashes or ON/RUN position. If the ignition is in the OFFwith little vehicle front-end damage but that produce a position or in the ACC position, the air bag system is notsevere initial deceleration. on and the air bags will not inflate.
    • 66 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEThe ORC contains a backup power supply system that WARNING!may deploy the air bags even if the battery loses power orit becomes disconnected prior to deployment. Ignoring the Air Bag Warning Light in your instru- ment panel could mean you won’t have the air bags Also, the ORC turns on the Air Bag Warning to protect you in a collision. If the light does not come Light in the instrument panel for approxi- on as a bulb check when the ignition is first turned mately four to eight seconds for a self-check on, stays on after you start the vehicle, or if it comes when the ignition is first turned on. After the on as you drive, have an authorized dealer service theself-check, the Air Bag Warning Light will turn off. If the air bag system immediately.ORC detects a malfunction in any part of the system, itturns on the Air Bag Warning Light, either momentarily Occupant Classification System (OCS) — Frontor continuously. A single chime will sound if the light Passenger Seatcomes on again after initial startup. The OCS is part of a Federally regulated safety system forIt also includes diagnostics that will illuminate the instru- this vehicle.ment cluster Air Bag Warning Light if a malfunction is The Occupant Classification System (OCS) consists of thenoted that could affect the air bag system. The diagnos- following:tics also record the nature of the malfunction. • Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 67• Occupant Classification Module (OCM) located in the Front Passenger Seat Front Passenger Air front passenger seat Occupant Status Bag Classification• OCS Sensor located in the front passenger seat Rearward-facing infant seat* Reduced-power deployment 2• Air Bag Warning Light Child, including a child in a Full-power deploymentThe OCS will NOT prevent deployment of the passenger forward-facing child re- OR reduced-powerAdvanced Front Air Bag. The OCS may reduce the straint or booster seat* deploymentinflation rate of the passenger Advanced Front Air Bag if Properly seated adult Full-power deploymentthe sensors estimate that: OR reduced-power deployment• The front passenger seat is unoccupied or has very Unoccupied seat Reduced-power light objects in it; or deployment• The front passenger seat is occupied by a small pas- * It is possible for a child to be classified as an adult, senger, including a child; or allowing a full-power front passenger air bag deploy-• The front passenger seat is occupied by a rearward ment. Never allow children to ride in the front passenger facing infant seat; or seat and never install a child restraint system, including a rearward-facing infant seat, in the front passenger seat.• The front passenger is not properly seated or his or her weight is taken off of the seat for a period of time.
    • 68 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE In order for the OCS to operate as designed, it is WARNING! important for the front passenger to be seated properly • Never place a rear facing infant seat in front of an and properly wearing the seat belt. Properly seated air bag. A deploying passenger Advanced Front passengers are: Air Bag can cause death or serious injury to a child • Sitting upright 12 years or younger, including a child in a rear- ward facing infant seat. • Facing forward • Children 12 years or younger should always ride • Sitting in the center of the seat with their feet comfort- buckled up in a rear seat in an appropriate child ably on or near the floor restraint. • Sitting with their back against the seat back and theThe OCM works with the OCS sensor to determine the seat back in an upright positionfront passenger seat occupant’s most probable classifica-tion. The OCS sensor estimates the weight on the frontpassenger seat and where that weight is located. TheOCM communicates the classification status to the ORC.The ORC uses the classification to determine whether thepassenger Advanced Front Air Bag inflation rate shouldbe modified.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 69 WARNING! Occupants in the front passenger seat sitting improp- erly may cause the OCS to not classify the passen- 2 ger’s weight accurately. This may result in serious injury or death in a collision. Always wear your seat belt and sit properly, with the seat back in an upright position, your back against the seat back, sitting upright, facing forward, in the center of the seat, with your feet comfortably on or near the floor. Do not carry or hold any objects (e.g., backpacks, boxes, etc.) while seated in the front passenger seat. Holding anSeated Properly object may cause the OCS to not classify the passen- ger’s weight accurately, which may result in serious injury or death in a collision.
    • 70 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEThe OCS may not classify the front passenger properly if:• The front passenger’s weight is transferred to another part of the vehicle (like the door, arm rest or instru- ment panel)• The front passenger leans forward, sideways or turns around• The front passenger seatback is not in the full upright position• The front passenger carries or holds an object while seated (e.g., backpack, box, etc.) Not Seated Properly
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 71 2Not Seated Properly Not Seated Properly
    • 72 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Not Seated Properly Not Seated Properly
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 73 The Features Of Your Vehicle” for additional informa- WARNING! tion). Make sure that objects inside the Flip ’n Stow™ Placing an object on the floor under the front pas- Front Passenger Seat Storage bin do not interfere with the senger seat may prevent the OCS from working latch before closing the seat. In addition, after closing the 2 properly, which may result in serious injury or death Front Passenger Seat Storage bin make sure the front in a collision. Do not place any objects on the floor passenger seat cushion is pushed downward and fully under the front passenger. latched to the base. Over-stuffing the storage bin may result in misclassification of the front passenger’s weight.The Air Bag Warning Light will turn on whenever The passenger seat assembly contains critical compo-the OCS is unable to classify the front passenger seat nents that may affect front passenger Advanced Air Bagstatus. A malfunction in the OCS may affect the operation inflation. In order for the OCS to properly classify a frontof the air bag system. seat passenger, the OCS components must function asIf the Air Bag Warning Light does not come on, or designed. Do not make any modifications to the frontstays on after you start the vehicle, or it comes on as you passenger seat components, assembly, or to the seatdrive, take the vehicle to an authorized dealer for service cover. If the seat, trim cover, or cushion needs service forimmediately. any reason, take the vehicle to your authorized dealer. Only Chrysler Group LLC approved seat accessories mayThe front passenger seat is equipped with Flip ’n Stow™ be used.Front Passenger Seat Storage (refer to “Understanding
    • 74 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE • Do not use prior or future model year seat covers or WARNING! cushions not designated by Chrysler Group LLC for Make sure that objects inside the Flip ’n Stow™ the specific model being repaired. Always use the Front Passenger Seat Storage bin do not interfere correct seat cover and cushion specified for the ve- with the latch before closing the seat. In addition, hicle. after closing the Front Passenger Seat Storage bin, • Do not replace the seat cover or cushion with an make sure the front passenger seat cushion is pushed aftermarket seat cover or cushion. downward and fully latched to the base. Over- stuffing the storage bin, or a not fully latched pas- • Do not add a secondary seat cover or mat. senger seat cushion, may result in misclassification • At no time should any supplemental restraint system of the front passenger’s weight. This may result in (SRS) component or SRS related component or fas- serious injury or death in a collision. tener be modified or replaced with any part except those which are approved by Chrysler Group LLC.The following requirements must be strictly followed:• Do not modify the front passenger seat assembly or components in any way.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 75 When the ORC detects a collision requiring the Ad- WARNING! vanced Front Air Bags, it signals the inflator units. A large Unapproved modifications or service procedures to quantity of non-toxic gas is generated to inflate the the passenger seat assembly, its related components, Advanced Front Air Bags. Different air bag inflation rates 2 seat cover or cushion may inadvertently change the are possible, based on several factors, including the airbag deployment in case of a frontal collision. This collision type and severity. The steering wheel hub trim could result in death or serious injury to the front cover and the upper right side of the instrument panel passenger if the vehicle is involved in a collision. A separate and fold out of the way as the air bags inflate to modified vehicle may not comply with required their full size. The air bags fully inflate in about 50 to 70 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) milliseconds. This is about half of the time it takes to and/or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards blink your eyes. The air bags then quickly deflate while (CMVSS). helping to restrain the driver and front passenger. The Advanced Front Air Bag gas is vented through theDriver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag vent holes of the air bag. In this way, the air bags do notInflator Units interfere with your control of the vehicle.The Driver and Passenger Advanced Front Air BagInflator Units are located in the center of the steeringwheel and on the right side of the instrument panel.
    • 76 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLESupplemental Driver And Front Passenger Knee The ORC determines if a side collision requires the sideAir Bag Inflator Units air bags to inflate, based on several factors, including theThe Supplemental Knee Air Bag units are located in the severity and type of collision.instrument panel trim beneath the steering column and based on several factors, including the severity and typebelow the glove compartment. When the ORC detects a of collision, the side air bag inflators on the crash side ofcollision requiring the air bag, it signals the inflator units. the vehicle may be triggered, releasing a quantity ofA large quantity of non-toxic gas is generated to inflate non-toxic gas. The inflating SABs exit through the seatthe Supplemental Knee Air Bags. The trim cover sepa- seam into the space between the occupant and the door.rates and folds out of the way allowing the air bags to The SABs fully inflate in about 10 milliseconds. The sideinflate to the full size. The air bags fully inflate in about air bag moves at a very high speed and with such a high15 to 20 milliseconds. The Supplemental Knee Air Bag force that it could injure you if you are not seatedgas is vented through small vent holes in the side of the properly, or if items are positioned in the area where theair bags. side air bag inflates. This especially applies to children.Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag (SAB) Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable CurtainInflator Units (SABIC) Inflator UnitsThe Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) are During collisions where the impact is confined to adesigned to activate only in certain side collisions. particular area of the side of the vehicle, the ORC may deploy the SABIC air bags, depending on several factors,
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 77including the severity and type of collision. In these Front And Side Impact Sensorsevents, the ORC will deploy the SABIC only on the In front and side impacts, impact sensors can aid theimpact side of the vehicle. ORC in determining appropriate response to impact events. 2A quantity of non-toxic gas is generated to inflate the sidecurtain air bag. The inflating side curtain air bag pushes Enhanced Accident Response Systemthe outside edge of the headliner out of the way and In the event of an impact causing air bag deployment, ifcovers the window. The air bag inflates in about 30 the communication network remains intact, and themilliseconds (about one-quarter of the time that it takes power remains intact, depending on the nature of theto blink your eyes) with enough force to injure you if you event the ORC will determine whether to have theare not belted and seated properly, or if items are Enhanced Accident Response System perform the follow-positioned in the area where the side curtain air bag ing functions:inflates. This especially applies to children. The side • Cut off fuel to the engine.curtain air bag is only about 4 inches (10.16 cm) thickwhen it is inflated. • Flash hazard lights as long as the battery has power or until the ignition key is turned off.Because air bag sensors estimate deceleration over time,vehicle speed and damage are not good indicators ofwhether or not an air bag should have deployed.
    • 78 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE• Turn on the interior lights, which remain on as long as • The nylon air bag material may sometimes cause the battery has power, until the ignition key is re- abrasions and/or skin reddening to the driver and moved or the ignition switch is changed to OFF using front passenger as the air bags deploy and unfold. The the Keyless Go Start/Stop button. abrasions are similar to friction rope burns or those you might get sliding along a carpet or gymnasium• Unlock the doors automatically. floor. They are not caused by contact with chemicals.In order to reset the Enhanced Accident Response System They are not permanent and normally heal quickly.functions after an event, the ignition switch must be However, if you haven’t healed significantly within achanged from IGN ON to IGN OFF. few days, or if you have any blistering, see your doctor immediately.If A Deployment OccursThe Advanced Front Air Bags are designed to deflate • As the air bags deflate, you may see some smoke-likeimmediately after deployment. particles. The particles are a normal by-product of the process that generates the non-toxic gas used for airNOTE: Front and/or side air bags will not deploy in all bag inflation. These airborne particles may irritate thecollisions. This does not mean something is wrong with skin, eyes, nose, or throat. If you have skin or eyethe air bag system. irritation, rinse the area with cool water. For nose orIf you do have a collision which deploys the air bags, any throat irritation, move to fresh air. If the irritationor all of the following may occur:
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 79 continues, see your doctor. If these particles settle on Maintaining Your Air Bag System your clothing, follow the garment manufacturer’s in- structions for cleaning. WARNING!Do not drive your vehicle after the air bags have de- • Modifications to any part of the air bag system 2ployed. If you are involved in another collision, the air could cause it to fail when you need it. You couldbags will not be in place to protect you. be injured if the air bag system is not there to protect you. Do not modify the components or WARNING! wiring, including adding any kind of badges or stickers to the steering wheel hub trim cover or the Deployed air bags and seat belt pretensioners cannot upper right side of the instrument panel. Do not protect you in another collision. Have the air bags, modify the front bumper, vehicle body structure, seat belt pretensioners, and the front seat belt retrac- or add aftermarket side steps or running boards. tor assemblies replaced by an authorized dealer im- • It is dangerous to try to repair any part of the air mediately. Also, have the Occupant Restraint Con- bag system yourself. Be sure to tell anyone who troller (ORC) system serviced as well. works on your vehicle that it has an air bag system. (Continued)
    • 80 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Air Bag Warning Light WARNING! (Continued) You will want to have the air bags ready to• Do not attempt to modify any part of your air bag inflate for your protection in a collision. The system. The air bag may inflate accidentally or Air Bag Warning Light monitors the internal may not function properly if modifications are circuits and interconnecting wiring associated made. Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer with air bag system electrical components. While the air for any air bag system service. If your seat includ- bag system is designed to be maintenance free, if any of ing your trim cover and cushion needs to be the following occurs, have an authorized dealer service serviced in any way (including removal or the air bag system immediately. loosening/tightening of seat attachment bolts), take the vehicle to your authorized dealer. Only • The Air Bag Warning Light does not come on during manufacturer approved seat accessories may be the four to eight seconds when the ignition switch is used. If it is necessary to modify the air bag system first cycled to the ON/RUN position. for persons with disabilities, contact your autho- • The Air Bag Warning Light remains on after the four to rized dealer. eight-second interval. • The Air Bag Warning Light comes on intermittently or remains on while driving.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 81NOTE: If the speedometer, tachometer, or any engine • How various systems in your vehicle were operating;related gauges are not working, the Occupant Restraint • Whether or not the driver and passenger safety beltsController (ORC) may also be disabled. The air bags may were buckled/fastened;not be ready to inflate for your protection. Promptly 2check the fuse block for blown fuses. Refer to the label • How far (if at all) the driver was depressing thelocated on the inside of the fuse block cover for the accelerator and/or brake pedal; and,proper air bag fuses. See your authorized dealer if the • How fast the vehicle was traveling.fuse is good. These data can help provide a better understanding ofEvent Data Recorder (EDR) the circumstances in which crashes and injuries occur.This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder(EDR). The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in NOTE: EDR data are recorded by your vehicle only if acertain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an air non-trivial crash situation occurs; no data are recorded bybag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will the EDR under normal driving conditions and no per-assist in understanding how a vehicle’s systems per- sonal data (e.g., name, gender, age, and crash location)formed. The EDR is designed to record data related to are recorded. However, other parties, such as law en-vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of forcement, could combine the EDR data with the type oftime, typically 30 seconds or less. The EDR in this vehicle personally identifying data routinely acquired during ais designed to record such data as: crash investigation.
    • 82 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLETo read data recorded by an EDR, special equipment is Occupants, especially children, should not lean on orrequired, and access to the vehicle or the EDR is needed. sleep against the door, side windows, or area where theIn addition to the vehicle manufacturer, other parties, SABIC or SAB air bags inflate, even if they are in ansuch as law enforcement, that have the special equip- infant or child restraint.ment, can read the information if they have access to thevehicle or the EDR. WARNING!Child Restraints In a collision, an unrestrained child, even a tiny baby,Everyone in your vehicle needs to be buckled up all the can become a projectile inside the vehicle. The forcetime, including babies and children. Every state in the required to hold even an infant on your lap couldUnited States and all Canadian provinces require that become so great that you could not hold the child, nosmall children ride in proper restraint systems. This is the matter how strong you are. The child and otherslaw, and you can be prosecuted for ignoring it. could be badly injured. Any child riding in your vehicle should be in a proper restraint for the child’sChildren 12 years or younger should ride properly size.buckled up in a rear seat, if available. According to crashstatistics, children are safer when properly restrained in There are different sizes and types of restraints forthe rear seats rather than in the front. children from newborn size to the child almost large enough for an adult safety belt. Always check the child
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 83seat Owner’s Manual to ensure you have the correct seat their infant carrier but are still less than at least two yearsfor your child. Use the restraint that is correct for your old. Children should remain rearward-facing until theychild. reach the highest weight or height allowed by their convertible child seat. Both types of child restraints are 2Infants And Child Restraints held in the vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt or theSafety experts recommend that children ride rearward- LATCH child restraint anchor system. Refer to “Lowerfacing in the vehicle until they are two years old or until Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH)”.they reach either the height or weight limit of their rearfacing child safety seat. Two types of child restraints can WARNING!be used rearward-facing: infant carriers and convertiblechild seats. Rearward-facing child seats must never be used in the front seat of a vehicle with the front passenger airThe infant carrier is only used rearward-facing in the bag. An air bag deployment could cause severevehicle. It is recommended for children from birth until injury or death to infants in this position.they reach the weight or height limit of the infant carrier.Convertible child seats can be used either rearward- Older Children And Child Restraintsfacing or forward-facing in the vehicle. Convertible child Children who are two years old or who have outgrownseats often have a higher weight limit in the rearward- their rear-facing convertible child seat can ride forward-facing direction than infant carriers do, so they can be facing in the vehicle. Forward-facing child seats andused rearward-facing by children who have outgrown
    • 84 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEconvertible child seats used in the forward-facing direc- Children Too Large For Booster Seatstion are for children who are over two years old or who Children who are large enough to wear the shoulder belthave outgrown the rear-facing weight or height limit of comfortably and whose legs are long enough to bendtheir rear-facing convertible child seat. Children should over the front of the seat when their back is against theremain in a forward-facing child seat with a harness for seatback should use the lap/shoulder belt in a rear seat.as long as possible, up to the highest weight or height • Make sure that the child is upright in the seat.allowed by the child seat. These child seats are also heldin the vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt or the LATCH • The lap portion should be low on the hips and as snugchild restraint anchorage system. Refer to “Lower An- as possible.chors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH)”. • Check belt fit periodically. A child’s squirming orAll children whose weight or height is above the slouching can move the belt out of position.forward-facing limit for the child seat should use a • If the shoulder belt contacts the face or neck, move thebelt-positioning booster seat until the vehicle’s seat belts child closer to the center of the vehicle. Never allow afit properly. If the child cannot sit with knees bent over child to put the shoulder belt under an arm or behindthe vehicle’s seat cushion while the child’s back is against their back.the seatback, they should use a belt-positioning boosterseat. The child and belt-positioning booster seat are heldin the vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 85NOTE: For additional information, refer to Here are some tips on getting the most out of your childwww.seatcheck.org or call 1–866–SEATCHECK. Cana- restraint:dian residents should refer to Transport Canada’s web- • Before buying any restraint system, make sure that itsite for additional information: http://www.tc.gc.ca/ 2 has a label certifying that it meets all applicable Safetyroadsafety/safedrivers/childsafety/index.htm Standards. Chrysler Group LLC also recommends that you make sure that you can install the child restraint in WARNING! the vehicle where you will use it before you buy it. • Improper installation can lead to failure of an • The restraint must be appropriate for your child’s infant or child restraint. It could come loose in a weight and height. Check the label on the restraint for collision. The child could be badly injured or weight and height limits. killed. Follow the manufacturer’s directions ex- actly when installing an infant or child restraint. • Carefully follow the instructions that come with the • A rearward-facing child restraint should only be restraint. If you install the restraint improperly, it may used in a rear seat. A rearward-facing child re- not work when you need it. straint in the front seat may be struck by a deploy- • Buckle the child into the seat according to the child ing passenger air bag, which may cause severe or restraint manufacturer’s directions. fatal injury to the infant.
    • 86 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE having attachments for those anchorages will continue to WARNING! have features for installation using the vehicle’s seat When your child restraint is not in use, secure it in belts. Child restraints having tether straps and hooks for the vehicle with the seat belt or remove it from the connection to the top tether anchorages have been avail- vehicle. Do not leave it loose in the vehicle. In a able for some time. For some older child restraints, many sudden stop or accident, it could strike the occupants child restraint manufacturers offer add-on tether strap or seatbacks and cause serious personal injury. kits or retrofit kits. You are urged to take advantage of all the available attachments provided with your child re-Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH) straint in any vehicle.Your vehicle’s rear seat is equipped with the child The two outboard seating positions have lower anchor-restraint anchorage system called LATCH. The LATCH ages that are capable of accommodating LATCH-system provides for the installation of the child restraint compatible child seats. You can also use the inboardwithout using the vehicle’s seat belts, instead securing mounting loops from the each outboard LATCH systemthe child restraint using lower anchorages and upper loops to install a child seat when the child seat istether straps from the child restraint to the vehicle equipped with flexible straps. You should never installstructure. LATCH-compatible child seats so that two seats share aLATCH-compatible child restraint systems are now avail- common lower anchorage. If installing child seats inable. However, because the lower anchorages are to beintroduced over a period of years, child restraint systems
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 87adjacent rear seating positions, or if your child restraints Installing The LATCH-Compatible Child Restraintare not LATCH-compatible, install the restraints using Systemthe vehicle’s seat belts. We urge you to follow the manufacturer’s directions carefully when installing your child restraint. Not all 2 child restraint systems will be installed as described here. Again, carefully follow the installation instructions that are provided with the child restraint system. The rear seat lower anchorages are round bars located at the rear of the seat cushion where it meets the seatback and are located just below the button with the anchorage symbol on the rear seat, but are not visible. You will easily feel them if you run your finger along the intersection of the seatback and seat cushion surfaces. LATCH Anchorages In addition, there are tether strap anchorages behind each rear seating position located in the panel between the rear seatback and the rear window. These tether strap anchorages are under a plastic cover with this symbol on it.
    • 88 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEMany, but not all, restraint systems will be equipped with push the child restraint rearward and downward into theseparate straps on each side, with each having a hook or seat, removing slack in the straps according to the childconnector for attachment to the lower anchorage and a restraint manufacturer’s instructions.means of adjusting the tension in the strap. Forward-facing toddler restraints and some rear-facing infant WARNING!restraints will also be equipped with a tether strap, a An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead tohook for attachment to the tether strap anchorage and a increased head motion and possible injury to the child.means of adjusting the tension of the strap. Use only the anchor positions directly behind the childYou will first loosen the child seat adjusters on the lower seat to secure a child restraint top tether strap.straps and on the tether strap so that you can more easilyattach the hooks or connectors to the vehicle anchorages. NOTE:Next, attach the lower hooks or connectors over the top • Ensure that the tether strap does not slip into theof the seat cover material. Then, rotate the tether anchor- opening between the seatbacks as you remove slack inage cover directly behind the seat where you are placing the strap.the child restraint and attach the tether strap to the • When using the LATCH attaching system to install aanchorage, being careful to route the tether strap to child restraint, please ensure that all seat belts notprovide the most direct path between the anchor and the being used for occupant restraints are stowed and outchild restraint. Finally, tighten all three straps as you of reach of children. It is recommended that before
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 89 installing the child restraint, buckle the seat belt so the Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat seat belt is tucked behind the child restraint and out of Belts reach. If the buckled seat belt interferes with the child The seat belts in the passenger seating positions are restraint installation, instead of tucking the seat belt equipped with an Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) to 2 behind the child restraint, route the seat belt through secure a Child Restraint System (CRS). These types of the child restraint belt path and then buckle it. This seat belts are designed to keep the lap portion of the seat should stow the seat belt out of the reach of an belt tight around the child restraint so that it is not inquisitive child. Remind all children in the vehicle necessary to use a locking clip. The ALR will make a that the seat belts are not toys and should not be ratcheting noise if you extract the entire belt from the played with, and never leave your child unattended in retractor and then allow the belt to retract into the the vehicle. retractor. For additional information on ALR, refer to “Automatic Locking Mode”. The chart below defines the WARNING! seating positions with an Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) or a cinching latch plate.Improper installation of a child restraint to theLATCH anchorages can lead to failure of an infant orchild restraint. The child could be badly injured orkilled. Follow the manufacturer’s directions exactlywhen installing an infant or child restraint.
    • 90 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Driver Center Passenger 2. Finally, pull on any excess webbing to tighten the lap CRS Lock CRS Lock CRS Lock portion around the child restraint. Any seat belt system will loosen with time, so check the belt occasionally, and First Row N/A N/A ALR pull it tight if necessary. Second Row ALR ALR ALR Installing Child Restraint Tether Strap• N/A — Not Applicable 1. Rotate the cover over the anchor directly behind the• ALR — Automatic Locking Retractor seat where you are placing the child restraint.1. To install a child restraint with ALR, first, pull enoughof the seat belt webbing from the retractor to route itthrough the belt path of the child restraint. Slide the latchplate into the buckle until you hear a click. Next, extractall the seat belt webbing out of the retractor and thenallow the belt to retract into the retractor. As the beltretracts, you will hear a ratcheting sound. This indicatesthe safety belt is now in the Automatic Locking mode.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 91 route the tether strap under the head restraint and between the two posts. If not possible, lower the head restraint and pass the tether strap around the outboard side of the head restraint. 2 3. Attach the tether strap hook (A) of the child restraint to the anchor (B) and remove slack in the tether strap according to the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions. WARNING! An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead to Installing Child Restraint Tether Strap increased head motion and possible injury to the1 — Cover A — Tether Strap Hook child. Use only the anchor positions directly behind3 — Attaching Strap B — Tether Anchor the child seat to secure a child restraint top tether2. Route the tether strap to provide the most direct path strap.for the strap between the anchor and the child seat. Ifyour vehicle is equipped with adjustable rear headrestraints, raise the head restraint, and where possible,
    • 92 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLETransporting Pets The engine oil installed in the engine at the factory is aAir Bags deploying in the front seat could harm your pet. high-quality energy conserving type lubricant. OilAn unrestrained pet will be thrown about and possibly changes should be consistent with anticipated climateinjured, or injure a passenger during panic braking or in conditions under which vehicle operations will occur. Fora collision. the recommended viscosity and quality grades, refer to “Maintenance Procedures” in “Maintaining Your Ve-Pets should be restrained in the rear seat in pet harnesses hicle”.or pet carriers that are secured by seat belts.ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS CAUTION!A long break-in period is not required for the engine and Never use Non-Detergent Oil or Straight Mineral Oildrivetrain (transmission and axle) in your vehicle. in the engine or damage may result.Drive moderately during the first 300 miles (500 km).After the initial 60 miles (100 km), speeds up to 50 or NOTE: A new engine may consume some oil during its55 mph (80 or 90 km/h) are desirable. first few thousand miles (kilometers) of operation. This should be considered a normal part of the break-in andWhile cruising, brief full-throttle acceleration within the not interpreted as an indication of difficulty.limits of local traffic laws contributes to a good break-in.Wide-open throttle acceleration in low gear can be detri-mental and should be avoided.
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 93SAFETY TIPS WARNING! (Continued)Transporting Passengers • Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat andNEVER TRANSPORT PASSENGERS IN THE CARGO using a seat belt properly.AREA. 2 Exhaust Gas WARNING!• Do not leave children or animals inside parked WARNING! vehicles in hot weather. Interior heat build-up may Exhaust gases can injure or kill. They contain carbon cause serious injury or death. monoxide (CO), which is colorless and odorless.• It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, Breathing it can make you unconscious and can inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people eventually poison you. To avoid breathing (CO), riding in these areas are more likely to be seri- follow these safety tips: ously injured or killed. • Do not run the engine in a closed garage or in• Do not allow people to ride in any area of your confined areas any longer than needed to move vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat your vehicle in or out of the area. belts. (Continued)
    • 94 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE damaged, deteriorated, or mispositioned parts. Open WARNING! (Continued) seams or loose connections could permit exhaust fumes • If you are required to drive with the trunk/liftgate to seep into the passenger compartment. In addition, open, make sure that all windows are closed and inspect the exhaust system each time the vehicle is raised the climate control BLOWER switch is set at high for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required. speed. DO NOT use the recirculation mode. • If it is necessary to sit in a parked vehicle with the Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The engine running, adjust your heating or cooling Vehicle controls to force outside air into the vehicle. Set Seat Belts the blower at high speed. Inspect the belt system periodically, checking for cuts, frays, and loose parts. Damaged parts must be replacedThe best protection against carbon monoxide entry into immediately. Do not disassemble or modify the system.the vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaustsystem. Front seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision. Rear seat belt assemblies must be replaced afterWhenever a change is noticed in the sound of the exhaust a collision if they have been damaged (i.e., bent retractor,system, when exhaust fumes can be detected inside the torn webbing, etc.). If there is any question regarding beltvehicle, or when the underside or rear of the vehicle is or retractor condition, replace the belt.damaged, have a competent mechanic inspect the com-plete exhaust system and adjacent body areas for broken,
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 95Air Bag Warning Light cannot slip out of position and interfere with the pedalsThe light should come on and remain on for four to eight or impair safe operation of your vehicle in other ways.seconds as a bulb check when the ignition switch is firstturned ON. If the light is not lit during starting, see your WARNING! 2authorized dealer. If the light stays on, flickers, or comes Pedals that cannot move freely can cause loss ofon while driving, have the system checked by an autho- vehicle control and increase the risk of serious per-rized dealer. sonal injury.Defroster • Always make sure that floor mats are properlyCheck operation by selecting the defrost mode and place attached to the floor mat fasteners.the blower control on high speed. You should be able to • Never place or install floor mats or other floorfeel the air directed against the windshield. See your coverings in the vehicle that cannot be properlyauthorized dealer for service if your defroster is secured to prevent them from moving and inter-inoperable. fering with the pedals or the ability to control theFloor Mat Safety Information vehicle.Always use floor mats designed to fit the footwell of your (Continued)vehicle. Use only floor mats that leave the pedal areaunobstructed and that are firmly secured so that they
    • 96 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! (Continued) WARNING! (Continued)• Never put floor mats or other floor coverings on Failure to properly follow floor mat installation or top of already installed floor mats. Additional mounting can cause interference with the brake floor mats and other coverings will reduce the size pedal and accelerator pedal operation causing loss of of the pedal area and interfere with the pedals. control of the vehicle.• Check mounting of mats on a regular basis. Al- ways properly reinstall and secure floor mats that Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside have been removed for cleaning. The Vehicle• Always make sure that objects cannot fall into the Tires driver footwell while the vehicle is moving. Ob- Examine tires for excessive tread wear and uneven wear jects can become trapped under the brake pedal patterns. Check for stones, nails, glass, or other objects and accelerator pedal causing a loss of vehicle lodged in the tread or sidewall. Inspect the tread for cuts control. and cracks. Inspect sidewalls for cuts, cracks and bulges.• If required, mounting posts must be properly Check the wheel nuts for tightness. Check the tires installed, if not equipped from the factory. (including spare) for proper cold inflation pressure. (Continued)
    • THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 97LightsHave someone observe the operation of exterior lightswhile you work the controls. Check turn signal and highbeam indicator lights on the instrument panel. 2Door LatchesCheck for positive closing, latching, and locking.Fluid LeaksCheck area under vehicle after overnight parking for fuel,engine coolant, oil, or other fluid leaks. Also, if gasolinefumes are detected or if fuel, power steering fluid, orbrake fluid leaks are suspected, the cause should belocated and corrected immediately.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLECONTENTS 3Ⅵ Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 ▫ Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped . . 109 ▫ Inside Day/Night Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Ⅵ Blind Spot Monitoring — If Equipped . . . . . . . 110 ▫ Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped . . 106 ▫ Rear Cross Path . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 ▫ Outside Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 ▫ Modes Of Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 ▫ Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If Ⅵ Uconnect™ Phone (Media Center 200) . . . . . . . 118 Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 ▫ Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 ▫ Outside Mirrors With Turn Signal And ▫ Phone Call Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Approach Lighting — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 107 ▫ Uconnect™ Phone Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 ▫ Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 ▫ Advanced Phone Connectivity . . . . . . . . . . . 135 ▫ Heated Mirrors — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . 109
    • 100 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ▫ Things You Should Know About Your ▫ Commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Uconnect™ Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 ▫ Voice Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 ▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Ⅵ Voice Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186Ⅵ Uconnect™ Phone (8.4/8.4N) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 ▫ Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 NAV . . . . . . . . . . 186 ▫ Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 NAV . . . . . . . . . . 146 ▫ Uconnect™ Voice Commands . . . . . . . . . . . 188 ▫ Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 ▫ Voice Tree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 ▫ Phone Call Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Ⅵ Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 ▫ Uconnect™ Phone Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 ▫ Power Seats — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 ▫ Advanced Phone Connectivity . . . . . . . . . . . 170 ▫ Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward ▫ Things You Should Know About Your Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 Uconnect™ Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 ▫ Manual Front Seat Recline Adjustment . . . . . 204 ▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 ▫ Manual Seat Height Adjustment — IfⅥ Voice Command (Media Center 200) . . . . . . . . 181 Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 ▫ Voice Command System Operation . . . . . . . . 181 ▫ Heated Seats — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 205
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 101 ▫ Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 ▫ Multifunction Lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218 ▫ Folding Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 ▫ Turn Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219Ⅵ To Open And Close The Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 ▫ Lane Change Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219Ⅵ Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214 ▫ High/Low Beam Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220 3 ▫ Headlight Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214 ▫ Flash-To-Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220 ▫ Automatic Headlights — If Equipped . . . . . . 215 ▫ Front Map/Reading Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220 ▫ Headlights On With Wipers (Available With ▫ Interior Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221 Automatic Headlights Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 Ⅵ Windshield Wipers And Washers . . . . . . . . . . 223 ▫ Headlight Time Delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 ▫ Intermittent Wiper System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224 ▫ Smartbeam™ — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 216 ▫ Wiper Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224 ▫ Daytime Running Lights (DRL) . . . . . . . . . . 217 ▫ Mist Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 ▫ Lights-On Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217 ▫ Windshield Washers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 ▫ Fog Lights — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
    • 102 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ▫ Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Ⅵ Parksense௡ Rear Park Assist — If Equipped . . . 234 Automatic Headlights Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 ▫ Parksense௡ Sensors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234 ▫ Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped . . . . . . . 226 ▫ Parksense௡ Warning Display . . . . . . . . . . . . 235Ⅵ Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column . . . . . . . . . . 227 ▫ Parksense௡ Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235Ⅵ Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped . . . . . . 228 ▫ Enabling And Disabling Parksense௡ . . . . . . . 242Ⅵ Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped . . . . . 230 ▫ Service The Parksense௡ Rear Park Assist ▫ To Activate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242 ▫ To Set A Desired Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232 ▫ Cleaning The Parksense௡ System . . . . . . . . . 245 ▫ To Deactivate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232 ▫ Parksense௡ System Usage Precautions . . . . . . 245 ▫ To Resume Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 Ⅵ Parkview௡ Rear Back Up Camera — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247 ▫ To Vary The Speed Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 ▫ Turning Parkview௡ On Or Off — With Touch ▫ To Accelerate For Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 Screen Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 103Ⅵ Overhead Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 Ⅵ Power Sunroof — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 261 ▫ Front Map/Reading Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 ▫ Opening Sunroof — Express . . . . . . . . . . . . 262 ▫ Sunglass Bin Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 ▫ Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode . . . . . . . . 262Ⅵ Garage Door Opener — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 252 ▫ Closing Sunroof — Express . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262 3 ▫ Before You Begin Programming HomeLink௡ . . 253 ▫ Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode . . . . . . . . 262 ▫ Programming A Rolling Code . . . . . . . . . . . 254 ▫ Pinch Protect Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262 ▫ Programming A Non-Rolling Code . . . . . . . . 256 ▫ Venting Sunroof — Express . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 ▫ Canadian/Gate Operator Programming . . . . 257 ▫ Sunshade Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 ▫ Using HomeLink௡ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 ▫ Wind Buffeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 ▫ Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 ▫ Sunroof Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 ▫ Troubleshooting Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 ▫ Ignition Off Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264 ▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 Ⅵ Electrical Power Outlets — If Equipped . . . . . . 264
    • 104 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEⅥ Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268 Ⅵ Cargo Area Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274 ▫ Front Seat Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268 ▫ Cargo Area — Vehicles Equipped With 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274 ▫ Rear Seat Cupholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269 ▫ Trunk Mat — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277Ⅵ Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270 ▫ Cargo Tie-Downs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277 ▫ Glovebox Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270 ▫ Ski Pass-Through . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278 ▫ Console Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 Ⅵ Rear Window Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278 ▫ Door Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272 ▫ Rear Window Defroster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278 ▫ Passenger Seat Storage — If Equipped . . . . . 273 ▫ Rear Seat Armrest Storage — If Equipped . . . 274
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 105MIRRORSInside Day/Night MirrorA two-point pivot system allows for horizontal andvertical adjustment of the mirror. Adjust the mirror tocenter on the view through the rear window. The mirrorshould be adjusted while set in the day position (toward 3the windshield).Headlight glare can be reduced by moving the smallcontrol lever under the mirror to the night position (leverflipped toward the rear of vehicle). Adjusting Rearview Mirror
    • 106 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEAutomatic Dimming Mirror — If EquippedThis mirror automatically adjusts for headlight glarefrom vehicles behind you. This feature will be defaultedon, and only be disabled when the vehicle is moving inreverse.NOTE: This feature is disabled when the vehicle ismoving in reverse. Automatic Dimming Mirror CAUTION! To avoid damage to the mirror during cleaning, never spray any cleaning solution directly onto the mirror. Apply the solution onto a clean cloth and wipe the mirror clean.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 107Outside Mirrors Outside Mirrors Folding Feature — If EquippedTo receive maximum benefit, adjust the outside mirror(s) Some models have outside mirrors that are hinged. Theto center on the adjacent lane of traffic and a slight hinge allows the mirror to pivot forward and rearward tooverlap of the view obtained from the inside mirror. resist damage. The hinge has three detent positions: full forward, full rearward and normal.NOTE: The passenger side convex outside mirror willgive a much wider view to the rear, and especially of the Outside Mirrors With Turn Signal And Approach 3lane next to your vehicle. Lighting — If Equipped Driver and passenger outside mirrors with turn signal WARNING! and puddle lamp contain 3 LEDs. Vehicles and other objects seen in the passenger side Two of the LED’s are used as turn signal indicators, convex mirror will look smaller and farther away which flash with the corresponding turn signal lights in than they really are. Relying too much on your the front and rear of the vehicle. Turning on the Hazard passenger side convex mirror could cause you to Warning flashers will also activate these LEDs. collide with another vehicle or other object. Use your The third LED supplies illuminated entry lighting, which inside mirror when judging the size or distance of a turns on in both mirrors when you use the Remote vehicle seen in the passenger side convex mirror. Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or open any door. This LED shines downward to illuminate the ground adjacent to the Front and Rear Doors.
    • 108 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEThe Illuminated Entry lighting fades to off after about30 seconds or it will fade to off immediately once theignition is placed into the RUN position.NOTE: The approach lighting will not function whenthe shift lever is moved out of the PARK position.Power MirrorsThe power mirror controls are located on the drivers doortrim panel. Power Mirror Control The power mirror controls consist of mirror select but- tons and a four-way mirror control switch. To adjust a mirror, press either the L (left) or R (right) button to select the mirror that you want to adjust.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 109Using the mirror control switch, press on any of the fourarrows for the direction that you want the mirror tomove.Heated Mirrors — If Equipped These mirrors are heated to melt frost or ice. This feature is activated whenever you turn on the rear 3window defroster. Refer to “Rear Window Features” in“Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for fur-ther information.Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If EquippedAn illuminated vanity mirror is on each sun visor. To usethe mirror, rotate the sun visor downward and swing the Illuminated Vanity Mirrormirror cover upward. The light will turn on automati-cally. Closing the mirror cover will turn off the light.
    • 110 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLESun Visor “Slide-On Rod” Feature — If EquippedThis feature allows for additional flexibility in position-ing the visor to block out the sun.1. Fold down the sun visor.2. Unclip the visor from the center clip.3. Pull the sun visor toward the inside rearview mirror toextend it.BLIND SPOT MONITORING — IF EQUIPPEDThe Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) system uses two radar-based sensors, located inside the rear bumper fascia, to Rear Detection Zonesdetect highway licensable vehicles (automobiles, trucks,motorcycles, etc.) that enter the blind spot zones from the When the vehicle is started, the BSM warning light willrear/front/side of the vehicle. momentarily illuminate in both outside rear view mirrors to let the driver know that the system is operational. The BSM system sensors operate when the vehicle is in any forward gear or REVERSE and enters stand by mode when the vehicle is in PARK.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 111 vehicle when the vehicle speed reaches approximately 6 mph (10 km/h) or higher and will alert the driver of vehicles in these areas. NOTE: • The BSM system does NOT alert the driver about rapidly approaching vehicles that are outside the 3 detection zones. • The BSM system detection zone DOES NOT change if your vehicle is towing a trailer. Therefore, visually verify the adjacent lane is clear for both your vehicle and trailer before making a lane change. If the trailer BSM Warning Light or other object (i.e., bicycle, sports equipment) extendsThe BSM detection zone covers approximately one lane beyond the side of your vehicle, this may result in theon both sides of the vehicle (11 ft or 3.35 m). The zone BSM warning light remaining illuminated the entirestarts at the outside rear view mirror and extends ap- time the vehicle is in a forward gear.proximately 20 ft (6 m) to the rear of the vehicle. The BSM The area on the rear fascia where the radar sensors aresystem monitors the detection zones on both sides of the located must remain free of snow, ice, and dirt/road contamination so that the BSM system can function
    • 112 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEproperly. Do not block the area of the rear fascia wherethe radar sensors are located with foreign objects (bum-per stickers, bicycle racks, etc.).The BSM system notifies the driver of objects in thedetection zones by illuminating the BSM warning lightlocated in the outside mirrors in addition to sounding anaudible (chime) alert and reducing the radio volume.Refer to “Modes Of Operation” for further information.The BSM system monitors the detection zone from threedifferent entry points (side, rear, front) while driving tosee if an alert is necessary. The BSM system will issue analert during these types of zone entries. Side Monitoring Entering From The RearEntering From The Side Vehicles that come up from behind your vehicle on eitherVehicles that move into your adjacent lanes from either side and enter the rear detection zone with a relativeside of the vehicle. speed of less than 30 mph (48 km/h).
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 113 between the two vehicles is greater than 10 mph (16 km/h), the warning light will not illuminate. 3 Rear MonitoringOvertaking TrafficIf you pass another vehicle slowly (with a relative speed Overtaking/Approachingof less than 10 mph (16 km/h) and the vehicle remains inthe blind spot for approximately 1.5 seconds, the warninglight will be illuminated. If the difference in speed
    • 114 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 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. Overtaking/Passing Stationary Objects
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 115The BSM system will not alert you of objects that are WARNING!traveling in the opposite direction of the vehicle inadjacent 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. Even if your vehicle is equipped 3 with the BSM system, always check your vehicle’s mirrors, glance over your shoulder, and use your turn signal before changing lanes. Failure to do so can result in serious injury or death. Opposing Traffic
    • 116 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLERear Cross PathThe Rear Cross Path (RCP) feature is intended to aid thedrivers when backing out of parking spaces where theirvision of oncoming vehicles may be blocked. Proceedslowly and cautiously out of the parking space until therear end of the vehicle is exposed. The RCP system willthen have a clear view of the cross traffic and if anoncoming vehicle is detected, alert the driver. RCP Detection Zones RCP monitors the rear detection zones on both sides of the vehicle, for objects that are moving toward the side of the vehicle with a minimum speed of approximately 1 to 2 mph (1 km/h to 3 km/h), to objects moving a maxi- mum of approximately 10 mph (16 km/h), such as in parking lot situations.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 117NOTE: In a parking lot situation, oncoming vehicles can Modes Of Operationbe obscured by vehicles parked on either side. If the Three selectable modes of operation are available in thesensors are blocked by other structures or vehicles, the Uconnect Touch™ System. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™system will not be able to alert the driver. Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.When RCP is on and the vehicle is in REVERSE, thedriver is alerted using both the visual and audible Blind Spot Alert 3alarms, including reducing the radio volume. When operating in Blind Spot Alert mode, the BSM system will provide a visual alert in the appropriate side WARNING! view mirror based on a detected object. However, when the system is operating in RCP, the system will respond RCP is not a Back Up Aid system. It is intended to be with both visual and audible alerts when a detected used to help a driver detect an oncoming vehicle in a object is present. Whenever an audible alert is requested, parking lot situation. Drivers must be careful when the radio volume is reduced. backing up, even when using RCP. Always check carefully behind your vehicle, look behind you, and Blind Spot Alert Lights/Chime be sure to check for pedestrians, animals, other When operating in Blind Spot Alert Lights/Chime mode, vehicles, obstructions, and blind spots before back- the BSM system will provide a visual alert in the appro- ing up. Failure to do so can result in serious injury or priate side view mirror based on a detected object. If the death. turn signal is then activated, and it corresponds to an
    • 118 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEalert present on that side of the vehicle, an audible chime Blind Spot Alert Offwill also be sounded. Whenever a turn signal and de- When the BSM system is turned off, there will be notected object are present on the same side at the same visual or audible alerts from either the BSM or RCPtime, both the visual and audio alerts will be issued. In systems.addition to the audible alert, the radio (if on) volume will NOTE: The BSM system will store the current operatingbe reduced. mode when the vehicle is shut off. Each time the vehicleNOTE: is started, the previously stored mode will be recalled• Whenever an audible alert is requested by the BSM and used. system, the radio volume is reduced. Astronomy Zone — System Temporarily Unavailable• If the hazard flashers are on, the system will request When the vehicle enters this zone the blind spot system the appropriate visual alert only. will become temporarily unavailable and the EVIC will display the message “ Blind spot system unavailable- When the system is in RCP, the system shall respond Astronomy zone”. The side mirrors LED’s will be lit up with both visual and audible alerts when a detected and stay lit until the vehicle exits the zone. object is present. Whenever an audible alert is re- quested, the radio is also muted. Turn/hazard signal Uconnect™ Phone (Media Center 200) status is ignored; the RCP state always requests the Uconnect™ Phone is a voice-activated, hands-free, in- chime. vehicle communications system. Uconnect™ Phone al- lows you to dial a phone number with your mobile
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 119phone using simple voice commands (e.g., “Call” ѧ Uconnect™ features Bluetooth௡ technology - the global“Mike” ѧ “Work” or “Dial” ѧ “248-555-1212”). Your standard that enables different electronic devices to con-mobile phone’s audio is transmitted through your vehi- nect to each other without wires or a docking station, socle’s audio system; the system will automatically mute Uconnect™ Phone works no matter where you stow youryour radio when using the Uconnect™ Phone. mobile phone (be it your purse, pocket, or briefcase), as long as your phone is turned on and has been paired to 3NOTE: The Uconnect™ Phone requires a mobile phone the vehicle’s Uconnect™ Phone. The Uconnect™ Phoneequipped with the Bluetooth௡ “Hands-Free Profile”, Ver- allows up to seven mobile phones to be linked to thesion 0.96 or higher. See the Uconnect™ website for system. Only one linked (or paired) mobile phone can besupported phones. used with the system at a time. The system is available inFor Uconnect™ customer support, visit www.Uconnect- English, Spanish, or French languages.Phone.com. WARNING!Uconnect™ Phone allows you to transfer calls betweenthe system and your mobile phone as you enter or exit Any voice commanded system should be used onlyyour vehicle and enables you to mute the system’s in safe driving conditions following local laws andmicrophone for private conversation. phone use. All attention should be kept on the roadway ahead. Failure to do so may result in a collision causing serious injury or death.
    • 120 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEUconnect™ Phone Button The Uconnect™ Phone is fully integrated with the vehi- The steering wheel controls will contain the cle’s audio system. The volume of the Uconnect™ Phone two control buttons (Uconnect™ Phone can be adjusted either from the radio volume control button and Voice Command button) that knob or from the steering wheel radio control (right will enable you to access the system. When you switch), if so equipped.press the Uconnect™ Phone button you will hear a The radio display will be used for visual prompts fromBEEP. The beep is your signal to give a command. the Uconnect™ Phone such as “Phone” or caller ID.Voice Command Button Operation When you press the Voice Command Voice commands can be used to operate the Uconnect™ button you will hear a BEEP. The beep is your Phone and to navigate through the Uconnect™ Phone signal to give a command. menu structure. Voice commands are required after most Uconnect™ Phone prompts. You will be prompted for aThe Uconnect™ Phone can be used with any Hands-Free specific command and then guided through the availableProfile certified Bluetooth௡ mobile phone. See the options.Uconnect™ website for supported phones. Refer to yourmobile service provider or the phone manufacturer for • Prior to giving a voice command, one must wait fordetails. the beep.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 121• For certain operations, compound commands can be Help Command used. For example, instead of saying “Setup”, “Device If you need assistance at any prompt, or if you want to Pairing” and then “Pair a Device”, the following know your options at any prompt, say “Help” following compound command can be said: “Setup”, “Device the beep. The Uconnect™ Phone will then play some of Pairing” and “Pair a Bluetooth௡ Device”. the options.• For each feature explanation in this section, only the To activate the Uconnect™ Phone, simply press the 3 compound form of the voice command is given. You button and follow the audible prompts for directions. can also break the commands into parts and say each Uconnect™ Phone sessions begin with a press of the part of the command when you are asked for it. For button on the steering wheel. example, you can use the compound form voice Cancel Command command “Phonebook New Entry”, or you can break At any prompt, after the beep, you can say “Cancel” and the compound form command into two voice com- you will be returned to the main menu. However, in a mands: “Phonebook” and “New Entry”. Please re- few instances the system will take you back to the member, the Uconnect™ Phone works best when you previous menu. talk in a normal conversational tone, as if speaking to someone sitting a few feet/meters away from you. Pair (Link) Uconnect™ Phone To A Mobile Phone To begin using your Uconnect™ Phone, you must pairVoice Command Tree your compatible Bluetooth௡ enabled mobile phone.Refer to “Voice Tree” in this section.
    • 122 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLETo complete the pairing process, you will need to refer- • For identification purposes, you will be prompted toence your mobile phone Owner’s Manual. The give the Uconnect™ Phone a name for your mobileUconnect™ website may also provide detailed instruc- phone. Each mobile phone that is paired should betions for pairing. given a unique phone name.NOTE: If other phones are present during the pairing • You will then be asked “Should paired device be set asprocess make sure they are switched to off or the Favorite?” If yes this phone will become the highestbluetooth is disabled before proceeding. priority. You can pair up to seven mobile phones to your UconnectTM Phone. However, at any given time,The following are general phone to Uconnect™ Phone only one mobile phone can be in use, connected topairing instructions: your UconnectTM System. The priority allows the• Press the button to begin. UconnectTM Phone to know which mobile • phone to use if multiple mobile phones are in the vehicle at the• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say same time. “Device Pairing”. • Start paring procedure on device. See device manual• When prompted, after the beep, say “Pair a Device” for instructions. and follow the audible prompts. • Select Uconnect on the device and enter the four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) displayed on radio into your mobile phone.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 123Dial By Saying A Number • The system will prompt you to say the name of the person you want to call.• Press the button to begin. • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say the name of the person you want to call. For example, “Dial”. you can say “john doe” or “john doe, mobile”, where• The system will prompt you to say the number you John Doe is a previously stored name entry in the 3 want to call. Uconnect™ phonebook or downloaded phonebook. To learn how to store a name in the phonebook, refer• For example, you can say “234-567-8901”. to “Add Names to Your Uconnect™ Phonebook”, in• The Uconnect™ Phone will confirm the phone number the phonebook. and then dial. The number will appear in the display • The Uconnect™ system will confirm the name and of certain radios. then dial the corresponding phone number, whichCall By Saying A Name may appear in the display of certain radios.• Press the button to begin. Add Names To Your Uconnect™ Phonebook• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say NOTE: Adding names to the Uconnect™ Phonebook is “Call”. recommended when the vehicle is not in motion. • Press the button to begin.
    • 124 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say The Uconnect™ Phone will allow you to enter up to 32 “Phonebook New Entry”. names in the phonebook with each name having up to four associated phone numbers and designations. Each• When prompted, say the name of the new entry. Use of language has a separate 32-name phonebook accessible long names helps the Voice Command and it is recom- only in that language. In addition, if equipped and mended. For example, say “Robert Smith” or “Robert” supported by your phone, Uconnect™ Phone automati- instead of “Bob”. cally downloads your mobile phone’s phonebook.• When prompted, enter the number designation (e.g., Edit Uconnect™ Phonebook Entries “Home”, “Work”, “Mobile”, or “Other”). This will allow you to store multiple numbers for each phone- NOTE: book entry, if desired. • Editing names in the phonebook is recommended when the vehicle is not in motion.• When prompted, recite the phone number for the phonebook entry that you are adding. • Automatic downloaded phonebook entries cannot be deleted or edited.After you are finished adding an entry into the phone-book, you will be given the opportunity to add more • Press the button to begin.phone numbers to the current entry or to return to the • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, saymain menu. “Phonebook Edit Entry”.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 125• You will then be asked for the name of the phonebook Phonebook Download – Automatic Phonebook entry that you wish to edit. Transfer From Mobile Phone If equipped and specifically supported by your phone,• Next, choose the number designation (home, work, Uconnect™ Phone automatically downloads names (text mobile, or other) that you wish to edit. names) and number entries from your mobile phone’s• When prompted, recite the new phone number for the phonebook. Specific Bluetooth௡ Phones with Phone Book 3 phonebook entry that you are editing. Access Profile may support this feature. See Uconnect™ website for supported phones.After you are finished editing an entry in the phonebook,you will be given the opportunity to edit another entry in • To call a name from the Uconnect™ Phonebook orthe phonebook, call the number you just edited, or return downloaded Phonebook, follow the procedure into the main menu. “Call by Saying a Name” section.“Phonebook Edit Entry” can be used to add another • Automatic download and update, if supported, beginsphone number to a name entry that already exists in the as soon as the Bluetooth௡ wireless phone connection isphonebook. For example, the entry John Doe may have a made to the Uconnect™ Phone, for example, after youmobile and a home number, but you can add “John start the vehicle.Doe’s” work number later using the “Phonebook Edit • A maximum of 1000 entries per phone will be down-Entry” feature. loaded and updated every time a phone is connected to the Uconnect™ Phone.
    • 126 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• Depending on the maximum number of entries down- Delete Uconnect™ Phonebook Entry loaded, there may be a short delay before the latest NOTE: Editing phonebook entries is recommended downloaded names can be used. Until then, if avail- when the vehicle is not in motion. able, the previously downloaded phonebook is avail- able for use. • Press the button to begin.• Only the phonebook of the currently connected mobile • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say phone is accessible. “Phonebook Delete”.• Only the mobile phone’s phonebook is downloaded. • After you enter the Phonebook Delete menu, you will SIM card phonebook is not part of the Mobile phone- then be asked for the name of the entry that you wish book. However, if there is less than 10 contacts in the to delete. You can either say the name of a phonebook mobile phone, the SIM contacts may also download. entry that you wish to delete or you can say “List Names” to hear a list of the entries in the phonebook• This downloaded phonebook cannot be edited or from which you choose. To select one of the entries deleted on the Uconnect™ Phone. These can only be from the list, press the button while the edited on the mobile phone. The changes are trans- Uconnect™ Phone is playing the desired entry and say ferred and updated to Uconnect™ Phone on the next “Delete”. phone connection.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 127• After you enter the name, the Uconnect™ Phone will • Note that only the phonebook in the current language ask you which designation you wish to delete: home, is deleted. work, mobile, other, or all. Say the designation you • Automatic downloaded phonebook entries cannot be wish to delete. deleted or edited.• Note that only the phonebook entry in the current List All Names In The Uconnect™ Phonebook 3 language is deleted. • Press the button to begin.• Automatic downloaded phonebook entries cannot be deleted or edited. • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say “Phonebook List Names”.Delete/Erase “All” Uconnect™ Phonebook Entries • The Uconnect™ Phone will play the names of all the• Press the button to begin. phonebook entries, including the downloaded phone-• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say book entries, if available. “Phonebook Erase All”. • To call one of the names in the list, press the button• The Uconnect™ Phone will ask you to verify that you during the playing of the desired name, and say “Call”. wish to delete all the entries from the phonebook. • The Uconnect™ Phone will then prompt you as to the• After confirmation, the phonebook entries will be number designation you wish to call. deleted. • The selected number will be dialed.
    • 128 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEPhone Call Features Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — CallThe following features can be accessed through the Currently In ProgressUconnect™ Phone if the feature(s) are available on your If a call is currently in progress and you have anothermobile service plan. For example, if your mobile service incoming call, you will hear the same network tones forplan provides three-way calling, this feature can be call waiting that you normally hear when using youraccessed through the Uconnect™ Phone. Check with mobile phone. Press the button to place the currentyour mobile service provider for the features that you call on hold and answer the incoming call.have. NOTE: The Uconnect™ Phone compatible phones in theAnswer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call market today do not support rejecting an incoming callCurrently In Progress when another call is in progress. Therefore, the user canWhen you receive a call on your mobile phone, the only answer an incoming call or ignore it.Uconnect™ Phone will interrupt the vehicle audio sys- Making A Second Call While Current Call Is Intem, if on, and will ask if you would like to answer the Progresscall. Press the button to accept the call. To reject the To make a second call while you are currently on a call,call, press and hold the button until you hear a single press the button and say “Dial” or “Call” followedbeep, indicating that the incoming call was rejected. by the phone number or phonebook entry you wish to call. The first call will be on hold while the second call is
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 129in progress. To go back to the first call, refer to “Toggling Conference CallBetween Calls” in this section. To combine two calls, refer When two calls are in progress (one active and one onto “Conference Call” in this section. hold), press and hold the button until you hear a double beep indicating that the two calls have beenPlace/Retrieve A Call From Hold joined into one conference call.To put a call on hold, press the button until you heara single beep. This indicates that the call is on hold. To Three-Way Calling 3bring the call back from hold, press and hold the To initiate three-way calling, press the button whilebutton until you hear a single beep. a call is in progress, and make a second phone call, as described under “Making a Second Call While CurrentToggling Between Calls Call is in Progress”. After the second call has established,If two calls are in progress (one active and one on hold), press and hold the button until you hear a doublepress the button until you hear a single beep, beep, indicating that the two calls have been joined intoindicating that the active and hold status of the two calls one conference call.have switched. Only one call can be placed on hold at atime. Call Termination To end a call in progress, momentarily press the button. Only the active call(s) will be terminated and if there is a call on hold, it will become the new active call. If the active call is terminated by the phone far end, a call
    • 130 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEon hold may not become active automatically. This is cell • After the ignition key is switched to OFF, a call canphone-dependent. To bring the call back from hold, press continue on the Uconnect™ Phone either until the calland hold the button until you hear a single beep. ends, or until the vehicle battery condition dictates cancellation of the call on the Uconnect™ Phone andRedial transfer of the call to the mobile phone.• Press the button to begin. • After the ignition key is switched to OFF, a call can• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say continue on the Uconnect™ Phone for a certain dura- “Redial”. tion, after which the call is automatically transferred from the Uconnect™ Phone to the mobile phone.• The Uconnect™ Phone will call the last number that was dialed from your mobile phone. Uconnect™ Phone FeaturesNOTE: This may not be the last number dialed from the Language SelectionUconnect™ Phone. To change the language that the Uconnect™ Phone is using:Call ContinuationCall continuation is the progression of a phone call on the • Press the button to begin.Uconnect™ Phone after the vehicle ignition key has been • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, sayswitched to OFF. Call continuation functionality avail- the name of the language you wish to switch toable on the vehicle can be any one of three types: English, Espanol, or Francais.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 131• Continue to follow the system prompts to complete • Press the button to begin. the language selection. • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, sayAfter selecting one of the languages, all prompts and “Emergency” and the Uconnect™ Phone will instructvoice commands will be in that language. the paired mobile phone to call the emergency num- ber. This feature is supported in the U.S., Canada, andNOTE: After every Uconnect™ Phone language change 3 Mexico.operation, only the language-specific 32-name phone-book is usable. The paired phone name is not language- NOTE:specific and is usable across all languages. • The emergency number dialed is based on the country where the vehicle is purchased (911 for the U.S., andEmergency Assistance Canada, 080 for Mexico). The number dialed may notIf you are in an emergency and the mobile phone is be applicable with the available mobile service andreachable: area.• Pick up the phone and manually dial the emergency • If supported, this number may be programmable on number for your area. some systems. To do this, press the button and sayIf the phone is not reachable and the Uconnect™ Phone is “Setup”, followed by “Emergency”.operational, you may reach the emergency number asfollows:
    • 132 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• The Uconnect™ Phone does slightly lower your NOTE: chances of successfully making a phone call as com- • The roadside assistance number dialed is based on the pared to using the mobile phone directly. country where the vehicle is purchased (1-800-528- 2069 for the U.S., 1-877-213-4525 for Canada, 55-14- WARNING! 3454 for Mexico City and 1-800-712-3040 for outside Mexico City in Mexico). Please refer to the 24-Hour To use your Uconnect™ Phone System in an emer- “Roadside Assistance” coverage details on the DVD in gency, your mobile phone must be: the Warranty Information Booklet and the 24-Hour • turned on, Roadside Assistance references. • paired to the Uconnect™ System, • and have network coverage. • If supported, this number may be programmable on some systems. To do this, press the button and sayRoadside Assistance “Setup”, followed by “Roadside Assistance”.If you need roadside assistance: Paging• Press the button to begin. To learn how to page, refer to “Working with Automated Systems”. Paging works properly except for pagers of• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say certain companies, which time out a little too soon to “Roadside Assistance”. work properly with the Uconnect™ Phone.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 133Voice Mail Calling your PIN followed with a pound, (3 7 4 6 #), you canTo learn how to access your voice mail, refer to “Working press the button and say, “3 7 4 6 # Send”. Sayingwith Automated Systems”. a number, or sequence of numbers, followed by “Send”, is also to be used for navigating through an automatedWorking With Automated Systems customer service center menu structure, and to leave aThis method is used in instances where one generally has number on a pager. 3to press numbers on the mobile phone keypad whilenavigating through an automated telephone system. You can also send stored Uconnect™ phonebook entries as tones for fast and easy access to voice mail and pagerYou can use your Uconnect™ Phone to access a voice entries. To use this feature, dial the number you wish tomail system or an automated service, such as a paging call and then press the button and say, “Send.” Theservice or automated customer service line. Some ser- system will prompt you to say the “number.” If you wishvices require immediate response selection. In some to send the name say “Send Name” followed by a validinstances, that may be too quick for use of the name from the phonebook. Uconnect™ Phone will thenUconnect™ Phone. send the corresponding phone number associated withWhen calling a number with your Uconnect™ Phone that the phonebook entry, as tones over the phone.normally requires you to enter in a touch-tone sequence NOTE:on your mobile phone keypad, you can press the • You may not hear all of the tones due to mobile phonebutton and say the sequence you wish to enter, followed network configurations. This is normal.by the word “Send”. For example, if required to enter
    • 134 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• Some paging and voice mail systems have system time • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say out settings that are too short and may not allow the one of the following: use of this feature. − “Setup Confirmation Prompts On”Barge In — Overriding Prompts − “Setup Confirmation Prompts Off”The “Voice Command” button can be used when youwish to skip part of a prompt and issue your voice Phone And Network Status Indicatorscommand immediately. For example, if a prompt is If available on the radio and/or on a premium displayasking “Would you like to pair a phone, clear a...,” you such as the instrument panel cluster, and supported bycould press the button and say, “Pair a Phone” to your mobile phone, the Uconnect™ Phone will provideselect that option without having to listen to the rest of notification to inform you of your phone and networkthe voice prompt. status when you are attempting to make a phone call using Uconnect™ Phone. The status is given for networkTurning Confirmation Prompts ON/OFF signal strength, phone battery strength, etc.Turning confirmation prompts off will stop the systemfrom confirming your choices (e.g., the Uconnect™ Dialing Using The Mobile Phone KeypadPhone will not repeat a phone number before you dial it). You can dial a phone number with your mobile phone keypad and still use the Uconnect™ Phone (while dialing• Press the button to begin. via the mobile phone keypad, the user must exercise caution and take precautionary safety measures). By
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 135dialing a number with your paired Bluetooth௡ mobile • Following the beep, say “Mute”.phone, the audio will be played through your vehicle’s In order to un-mute the Uconnect™ Phone:audio system. The Uconnect™ Phone will work the sameas if you dial the number using Voice Command. • Press the button.NOTE: Certain brands of mobile phones do not send the • Following the beep, say “Mute off”.dial ring to the Uconnect™ Phone to play it on the vehicle 3 Advanced Phone Connectivityaudio system, so you will not hear it. Under this situa-tion, after successfully dialing a number the user may feel Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phonethat the call did not go through even though the call is in The Uconnect™ Phone allows ongoing calls to be trans-progress. Once your call is answered, you will hear the ferred from your mobile phone to the Uconnect™ Phoneaudio. without terminating the call. To transfer an ongoing call from your Uconnect™ Phone paired mobile phone to theMute/Un-Mute (Mute OFF) Uconnect™ Phone or vice versa, press the buttonWhen you mute the Uconnect™ Phone, you will still be and say “Transfer Call”.able to hear the conversation coming from the otherparty, but the other party will not be able to hear you. Inorder to mute the Uconnect™ Phone:• Press the button.
    • 136 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEConnect Or Disconnect Link Between The the lowest priority. To “Select” or “Delete” a pairedUconnect™ Phone And Mobile Phone phone being announced, press the button andYour mobile phone can be paired with many different say “Select” or “Delete”. Also, see the next two sec-electronic devices, but can only be actively “connected” tions for an alternate way to “Select” or “Delete” awith one electronic device at a time. paired phone.If you would like to connect or disconnect the Bluetooth௡ Select Another Mobile Phoneconnection between your mobile phone and the This feature allows you to select and start using anotherUconnect™ Phone System, follow the instructions de- phone paired with the Uconnect™ Phone.scribed in your mobile phone User’s Manual. • Press the button to begin.List Paired Mobile Phone Names • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say• Press the button to begin. “Setup Select Phone” and follow the prompts.• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say • You can also press the button at any time while the “Setup Phone Pairing”. list is being played, and then choose the phone that you wish to select.• When prompted, say “List Phones”. • The selected phone will be used for the next phone• The Uconnect™ Phone will play the phone names of call. If the selected phone is not available, the all paired mobile phones in order from the highest to
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 137 Uconnect™ Phone will return to using the highest Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ priority phone present in or near (approximately Phone within 30 ft (9 m)) the vehicle. Uconnect™ Phone TutorialDelete Uconnect™ Phone Paired Mobile Phones To hear a brief tutorial of the system features, press the button and say “Uconnect™ Tutorial.”• Press the button to begin. 3 Voice Training• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say For users experiencing difficulty with the system recog- “Setup Phone Pairing”. nizing their voice commands or numbers, the Uconnect™• At the next prompt, say “Delete” and follow the Phone Voice Training feature may be used. To enter this prompts. training mode, follow one of the two following proce- dures:• You can also press the button at any time while the list is being played, and then choose the phone you From outside the Uconnect™ Phone mode (e.g., from wish to delete. radio mode): • Press and hold the button for five seconds until the session begins, or, • Press the button and say the “Voice Training, System Training, or Start Voice Training” command.
    • 138 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEYou can either press the Uconnect™ Phone button to Voice Commandrestore the factory setting or repeat the words and Uconnect™ Voice Command Tutorialphrases when prompted by the Uconnect™ Phone. For To hear a brief tutorial of the Voice Command features,best results, the Voice Training session should be com- press the button and say “Voice Command Tuto-pleted when the vehicle is parked with the engine rial.”running, all windows closed, and the blower fanswitched off. • For best performance, adjust the rearview mirror to provide at least 1⁄2 in (1 cm) gap between the overheadThis procedure may be repeated with a new user. The console (if equipped) and the mirror.system will adapt to the last trained voice only. • Always wait for the beep before speaking.Reset • Speak normally, without pausing, just as you would• press the button. speak to a person sitting a few feet/meters away from• After the “Ready” prompt, and the following beep, say you. “Setup”, then “Reset”. • Make sure that no one other than you is speakingThis will delete all phone pairing, phone book entries, during a Voice Command period.and other settings in all language modes. The System will • Performance is maximized under:prompt you before resetting to factory settings. • low-to-medium blower setting,
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 139 • low-to-medium vehicle speed, • Phonebook (Downloaded and Uconnect™ Phone Lo- cal) name recognition rate is optimized when the • low road noise, entries are not similar. • smooth road surface, • Numbers must be spoken in single digits. “800” must • fully closed windows, be spoken “eight-zero-zero” not “eight hundred”. 3 • dry weather condition. • You can say “O” (letter “O”) for “0” (zero).• Even though the system is designed for users speaking • Even though international dialing for most number in North American English, French, and Spanish ac- combinations is supported, some shortcut dialing cents, the system may not always work for some. number combinations may not be supported.• When navigating through an automated system such • In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be as voice mail, or when sending a page, at the end of compromised with the convertible top down. speaking the digit string, make sure to say “Send”. Far End Audio Performance• Storing names in the phonebook when the vehicle is • Audio quality is maximized under: not in motion is recommended. • low-to-medium blower setting,• It is not recommended to store similar sounding names in the Uconnect™ Phonebook. • low-to-medium vehicle speed,
    • 140 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • low road noise, Recent Calls If your phone supports “Automatic Phonebook Down- • smooth road surface, load”, Uconnect™ Phone can list your Outgoing, Incom- • fully closed windows, ing and Missed Calls. • dry weather conditions, and SMS Uconnect™ Phone can read or send new messages on • operation from the driver’s seat. your phone.• Performance, such as audio clarity, echo, and loudness Read Messages: to a large degree rely on the phone and network, and If you receive a new text message while your phone is not the Uconnect™ Phone. connected to Uconnect™ Phone and your phone is• Echo at the phone far end can sometimes be reduced supported, an announcement will be made to notify you by lowering the in-vehicle audio volume. that you have a new text message. If you wish to hear the new message:• In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be compromised with the convertible top down. • Press the button. • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say “SMS Read” or “Read Messages.”
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 141• Uconnect™ Phone will play the new text message for List of Preset Messages: you. 1. YesAfter reading a message, you can “Reply” or “Forward” 2. Nothe message using Uconnect™ Phone. 3. Where are you?Send Messages: 3You can send messages using Uconnect™ Phone. To send 4. I need more direction.a new message: 5. L O L• Press the button. 6. Why• After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say 7. I love you “SMS Send” or “Send Message.” 8. Call me• You can either say the message you wish to send or say “List Messages.” There are 20 preset messages. 9. Call me laterTo send a message, press the button while the 10. Thankssystem is listing the message and say “Send.” 11. See You in 15 minutesUconnect™ Phone will prompt you to say the name or 12. I am on my waynumber of the person you wish to send the message to.
    • 142 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE13. I’ll be late • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say “Setup, SMS Incoming Message Announcement,” you14. Are you there yet? will then be given a choice to change it.15. Where are we meeting? Bluetooth௡ Communication Link16. Can this wait? Mobile phones have been found to lose connection to the Uconnect™ Phone. When this happens, the connection17. Bye for now can generally be reestablished by switching the phone18. When can we meet off/on. Your mobile phone is recommended to remain in Bluetooth௡ ON mode.19. Send number to call20. Start without meTurn SMS Incoming Announcement ON/OFFTurning the SMS Incoming Announcement OFF will stopthe system from announcing the new incoming mes-sages.• Press the button.
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    • 146 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEGeneral Information Uconnect™ Phone supports the following features:This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and Voice Activated Features:RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to thefollowing conditions: • Hands Free dialing via Voice (“Call John Smiths Mo- bile” or, “Dial 248 555-1212”).• Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the • Hands Free text to speech listening of your incoming user’s authority to operate the equipment. SMS messages.• This device may not cause harmful interference. • Hands Free text messaging (“Send a message to John Smiths Mobile”).• This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired • Redialing last dialed numbers (“Redial”). operation. • Calling Back the last incoming call number (“Call Back”).Uconnect™ Phone (8.4/8.4N) • View Call logs on screen (“Show incoming calls”,Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 Nav “Show Outgoing calls”, “Show missed Calls”, “ShowUconnect™ Phone is a voice-activated, hands-free, in- Recent Calls”).vehicle communications system. Uconnect™ Phone al- • Searching Contacts phone number (“Search for Johnlows you to dial a phone number with your mobile Smith Mobile”).phone.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 147Screen Activated Features: Your mobile phone’s audio is transmitted through your vehicle’s audio system; the system will automatically• Dialing via Keypad using touch-screen. mute your radio when using the Uconnect™ Phone.• Viewing and Calling contacts from Phonebooks dis- For Uconnect™ customer support, visit the following played on the touch-screen. websites:• Setting Favorite Contact Phone numbers so the are 3 • www.chrysler.com/uconnect easily accessible on the Main Phone screen. • www.dodge.com/uconnect• Viewing and Calling contacts from Recent Call logs. • www.jeep.com/uconnect• Reviewing your recent Incoming SMS. • or call 1–877–855–8400• Sending a text message via the touch-screen. Uconnect™ Phone allows you to transfer calls between• Listen to Music on your Bluetooth௡ Device via the the system and your mobile phone as you enter or exit touch-screen. your vehicle and enables you to mute the system’s• Pairing up to 10 phones/audio devices for easy access microphone for private conversation. to connect to them quickly.NOTE: Your phone must be capable of SMS messagingvia Bluetooth௡ for messaging features to work properly.
    • 148 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE phone and one audio device can be used with the system WARNING! at a time. The system is available in English, Spanish, or Any voice commanded system should be used only French languages. in safe driving conditions following local laws and Uconnect™ Phone Button phone use. All attention should be kept on the The Uconnect™ Phone Button is used to roadway ahead. Failure to do so may result in an get into the phone mode and make calls, show accident causing serious injury or death. recent, incoming, outgoing calls, view phone- book etc., When you press the button you willThe Uconnect™ Phone is driven through your hear a BEEP. The beep is your signal to give a command.Bluetooth௡ “Hands-Free Profile” mobile phone.Uconnect™ features Bluetooth௡ technology - the global Uconnect™ Voice Command Buttonstandard that enables different electronic devices to con- The Uconnect™ Voice Command Buttonnect to each other without wires or a docking station, so is only used for “barge in” and when you areUconnect™ Phone works no matter where you stow your already in a call and you want to send Tones ormobile phone (be it your purse, pocket, or briefcase), as make another call.long as your phone is turned on and has been paired to The button is also used to access the Voicethe vehicle’s Uconnect™ Phone. The Uconnect™ Phone Commands for the Uconnect™ Voice Command featuresallows up to ten mobile phones or audio devices to belinked to the system. Only one linked (or paired) mobile
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 149if your vehicle is equipped. Please see the Uconnect™ 2. Say the individual commands and allow the system toVoice Command section for direction on how to use the guide you to complete the task. button. You will be prompted for a specific command and thenThe Uconnect™ Phone is fully integrated with the vehi- guided through the available options.cle’s audio system. The volume of the Uconnect™ Phone • Prior to giving a voice command, one must wait for 3can be adjusted either from the radio volume control the beep, which follows the “Listen” prompt or an-knob or from the steering wheel radio control (right other prompt.switch), if so equipped. • For certain operations, compound commands can beOperation used. For example, instead of saying “Call” and thenVoice commands can be used to operate the Uconnect™ “John Smith” and then “mobile”, the following com-Phone and to navigate through the Uconnect™ Phone pound command can be said: “Call John Smith mo-menu structure. Voice commands are required after most bile”.Uconnect™ Phone prompts. There are two general meth-ods for how Voice Command works: • For each feature explanation in this section, only the compound command form of the voice command is1. Say compound commands like “Call John Smith mo- given. You can also break the commands into partsbile”. and say each part of the command when you are asked
    • 150 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE for it. For example, you can use the compound com- The system handles multiple inputs in the same phrase mand form voice command “Search for John Smith”, or sentence such as “make a phone call” and “to Kelly or you can break the compound command form into Smith”. For multiple inputs in the same phrase or sen- two voice commands: “Search Contact” and when tence, the system identifies the topic or context and asked “John Smith”. Please remember, the Uconnect™ provides the associated follow-up prompt such as “Who Phone works best when you talk in a normal conver- do you want to call?” in the case where a phone call was sational tone, as if speaking to someone sitting a few requested but the specific name was not recognized. feet/meters away from you. The system utilizes continuous dialog; when the systemNatural Speech requires more information from the user it will ask aYour Uconnect™ Phone Voice system uses a Natural question to which the user can respond without pressingLanguage Voice Recognition (VR) engine. the Voice Command button.Natural speech allows the user to speak commands inphrases or complete sentences. The system filters outcertain non-word utterances and sounds such as “ah”and “eh”. The system handles fill-in words such as “Iwould like to”.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 151Voice Command Tree NOTE: Pressing the or buttons while theRefer to “Voice Tree” in this section. system is playing is known as “Barging In”, refer to “Barge In — Overriding Prompts” for furtherHelp Command information.If you need assistance at any prompt, or if you want toknow your options at any prompt, say “Help” following Pair (Link) Uconnect™ Phone To A Mobile Phonethe beep. To begin using your Uconnect™ Phone, you must pair 3 your compatible Bluetooth௡ enabled mobile phone.To activate the Uconnect™ Phone from idle, simply pressthe button and say a command or say “help”. All To complete the pairing process, you will need to refer-Uconnect™ Phone sessions begin with a press of the ence your mobile phone Owner’s Manual. Thebutton on the radio control head. Uconnect™ website may also provide detailed instruc- tions for pairing.Cancel CommandAt any prompt, after the beep, you can say “Cancel” and NOTE:you will be returned to the main menu. • You must have Bluetooth௡ enabled on your phone to complete this procedure.You can also press the or buttons when thesystem is listening for a command and be returned to the • The vehicle must be in PARK.main or previous menu. 1. Press the “Phone” soft-key on the screen to begin.
    • 152 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE2. If there is no phone currently connected with the 3. Select Yes to begin the pairing process. Then, searchsystem, a pop-up will appear. for available devices on your Bluetooth௡ enabled mobile phone. When prompted on the phone, enter the name and PIN shown on the Uconnect Touch™ screen. • If No is selected, touch the “Settings” soft-key from the Uconnect™ Phone main screen, • Touch the “Add Device” soft-key, • Search for available devices on your Bluetooth௡ enabled mobile phone. When prompted on the phone, enter the name and PIN shown on the Uconnect Touch™ screen, • See Step 4 to complete the process.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 1534. Uconnect™ Phone will display an in process screen 5. When the pairing process has successfully completed,while the system is connecting. the system will prompt you to choose whether or not this is your favorite phone. Selecting Yes will make this phone the highest priority. This phone will take precedence over other paired phones within range. Pair Additional Mobile Phones 3 • Touch the “More” soft-key to begin, • Touch the “Settings” soft-key, • Next, touch the “Phone/Bluetooth௡” soft-key, • Touch the “Add Device” soft-key, • Search for available devices on your Bluetooth௡ en- abled mobile phone. When prompted on the phone, enter the name and PIN shown on the Uconnect Touch™ screen, • Uconnect™ Phone will display an in process screen while the system is connecting,
    • 154 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• When the pairing process has successfully completed, NOTE: For phones which are not made a favorite, the the system will prompt you to choose whether or not phone priority is determined by the order in which it was this is your favorite phone. Selecting Yes will make this paired. The latest phone paired will have the higher phone the highest priority. This phone will take pre- priority. cedence over other paired phones within range. You can also use the following VR commands to bring up the Paired Phone screen from any screen on the radio: • “Show Paired Phones” or • “Connect My Phone” Pair A Bluetooth௡ Streaming Audio Device • Touch the “Player” soft-key to begin, • Change the Source to Bluetooth௡, • Touch the “Bluetooth௡” soft-key, • Touch the “Add Device” soft-key, NOTE: If there is no device currently connected with the system, a pop-up will appear.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 155• Search for available devices on your Bluetooth௡ en- Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or abled audio device. When prompted on the device, Audio Device enter the name and PIN shown on the Uconnect Uconnect™ Phone will automatically connect to the Touch™ screen, highest priority paired phone and/or Audio Device within range. If you would need to choose a particular• Uconnect™ Phone will display an in process screen phone or Audio Device follow these steps: 3 while the system is connecting, • Touch the “Settings” soft-key,• When the pairing process has successfully completed, the system will prompt you to choose whether or not • Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth௡” soft-key, this is your favorite device. Selecting Yes will make • Touch to select the particular Phone or the “Paired this device the highest priority. This device will take Audio Sources” soft-key and then an Audio Device, precedence over other paired devices within range. • Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.NOTE: For devices which are not made a favorite, thedevice priority is determined by the order in which it was Disconnecting A Phone or Audio Devicepaired. The latest device paired will have the higher priority. • Touch the “Settings” soft-key,You can also use the following VR command to bring up • Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth௡” soft-key,a list of paired audio devices.• “Show Paired Audio Devices”
    • 156 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• Touch the + soft-key located to the right of the device Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite name, • Touch the “Settings” soft-key,• The options pop-up will be displayed, • Touch the “Phone/Bluetooth௡” soft-key,• Touch the “Disconnect Device” soft-key, • Touch the + soft-key located to the right of the device• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen. name,Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device • The options pop-up will be displayed,• Touch the “Settings” soft-key, • Touch the “Make Favorite” soft-key; you will see the chosen device move to the top of the list,• Touch the Phone/Bluetooth௡ soft-key, • Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.• Touch the + soft-key located to the right of the device name for a different Phone or Audio Device than the Phonebook Download — Automatic Phonebook currently connected device, Transfer From Mobile Phone If equipped and specifically supported by your phone,• The options pop-up will be displayed, Uconnect™ Phone automatically downloads names (text• Touch the “Delete Device” soft-key, names) and number entries from the mobile phone’s• Touch the X to exit out of the Settings screen.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 157phonebook. Specific Bluetooth௡ Phones with Phone Book downloaded names can be used. Until then, if avail-Access Profile may support this feature. See Uconnect™ able, the previously downloaded phonebook is avail-website for supported phones. able for use.• To call a name from a downloaded mobile phonebook, • Only the phonebook of the currently connected mobile follow the procedure in “Call by Saying a Name” phone is accessible. section. 3 • This downloaded phonebook cannot be edited or• Automatic download and update, if supported, begins deleted on the Uconnect™ Phone. These can only be as soon as the Bluetooth௡ wireless phone connection is edited on the mobile phone. The changes are trans- made to the Uconnect™ Phone, for example, after you ferred and updated to Uconnect™ Phone on the next start the vehicle. phone connection.• A maximum of 1000 entries per phone will be down- Managing Your Favorite Phonebook loaded and updated every time a phone is connected There are three ways you can add an entry to your to the Uconnect™ Phone. Favorite Phonebook.• Depending on the maximum number of entries down- 1. During an active call of a number to make a favorite, loaded, there may be a short delay before the latest touch and hold a favorite button on the top of the phone main screen.
    • 158 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE2. After loading the mobile phonebook, select phone- 3. From the Phone main screen, select phonebook. Frombook from the Phone main screen, then select the appro- the phonebook screen, select the “Favorites” soft-key andpriate number. Touch the + next to the selected number to then select the + soft-key located to the right of thedisplay the options pop-up. In the pop-up select “Add to phonebook record. Select an empty entry and touch the +Favorites”. on that selected entry. When the Options pop-up appears, touch “Add from Mobile”. You will then be asked which contact and number to choose from your mobile phone- book. When complete the new favorite will be shown.NOTE: If the Favorites list is full, you will be asked toremove an existing favorite.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 159 • Touch the + next to the Favorite you would like to remove. 3To Remove A Favorite• To remove a Favorite, select phonebook from the Phone main screen. • The Options pop-up will display, touch “Remove from Favs”.• Next select Favorites on the left side of the screen and then touch the + Options soft-key.
    • 160 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEEmergency And Towing AssistanceThe Emergency and Towing Favorite numbers can onlybe altered. These cannot be deleted and the names cannotbe changed.To change the Emergency or Towing number follow thesesteps.• Touch the “Phonebook” soft-key from the Phone main screen.• Touch the “Favorites” soft-key. Next scroll to the bottom of the list to locate the Emergency and Towing Favorites. • The Options pop-up will appear and you can choose• Touch the + Options soft-key. between Editing the number or resetting the number to default.• Touch the + next to appropriate Favorite that is to be altered. Phone Call Features The following features can be accessed through the Uconnect™ Phone if the feature(s) are available and supported by Bluetooth௡ on your mobile service plan.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 161For example, if your mobile service plan provides three- NOTE: All of the above operations except Redial can beway calling, this feature can be accessed through the done with 1 call or less active.Uconnect™ Phone. Check with your mobile service pro- Dial By Saying A Numbervider for the features that you have. • Press the button to begin,Ways To Initiate A Phone CallListed below are all the ways you can initiate a phone call • After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, 3with Uconnect™ Phone. say “Dial 248-555-1212”,• Redial • The Uconnect™ Phone will dial the number 248-555-1212.• Dial by touching in the number Call By Saying A Phonebook Name• Voice Commands (Dial by Saying a Name, Call by Saying a Phonebook Name, Redial, or Call Back) • Press the button to begin,• Favorite Phonebook • After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, say “Call John Doe Mobile”,• Mobile Phonebook • The Uconnect™ Phone will dial the number associated• Recent Call Log with John Doe, or if there are multiple numbers it will• SMS Message Viewer ask which number you want to call for John Doe.
    • 162 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLECall Controls Touch-Tone Number EntryThe touch-screen allows you to control the following call • Touch the “Phone” soft-key,features: • Touch the “Dial” soft-key,• Answer • The Touch-Tone screen will be displayed,• End • Use the numbered soft-keys to enter the number and• Ignore touch “Call”.• Hold/unhold To send a touch tone using Voice Recognition (VR), press• Mute/unmute the button while in a call and say “Send 1234#” or you can say “Send Voicemail Password” if Voicemail• Transfer the call to/from the phone password is stored in your mobile phonebook.• Swap 2 active calls Recent Calls• Join 2 active calls together You may browse up to 34 of the most recent of each of the following call types:
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 163 These can be accessed by touching the “recent calls” soft-key on the Phone main screen. You can also press the button and say “Show my incoming calls” from any screen and the Incoming calls will be displayed. 3 NOTE: Incoming can also be replaced with “Outgoing”, “Recent” or “Missed”. Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress When you receive a call on your mobile phone, the Uconnect™ Phone will interrupt the vehicle audio sys-• Incoming Calls tem, if on, and will ask if you would like to answer the• Outgoing Calls call. Press the button to accept the call. To ignore the call, touch the “Ignore” soft-key on the touch-screen. You• Missed Calls can also touch the “answer” soft-key or touch the blue• All Calls caller ID box.
    • 164 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEAnswer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call in progress. Or you can place a call on hold by touchingCurrently In Progress the Hold soft-key on the Phone main screen, then dial aIf a call is currently in progress and you have another number from the dialpad, recent calls, SMS Inbox or fromincoming call, you will hear the same network tones for the phonebooks. To go back to the first call, refer tocall waiting that you normally hear when using your “Toggling Between Calls” in this section. To combine twomobile phone. Press the phone button, answer calls, refer to “Join Calls” in this section.soft-key or caller ID box to place the current call on hold Place/Retrieve A Call From Holdand answer the incoming call. During an active call, touch the “Hold” soft-key on theNOTE: The Uconnect™ Phone compatible phones in the Phone main screen.market today do not support rejecting an incoming call Toggling Between Callswhen another call is in progress. Therefore, the user can If two calls are in progress (one active and one on hold),only answer an incoming call or ignore it. touch the “Swap” soft-key on the Phone main screen.Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Only one call can be placed on hold at a time.Progress You can also press the button to toggle between theTo make a second call while you are currently on a call, active and held phone call.press the button and say “Dial” or “Call” followedby the phone number or phonebook entry you wish tocall. The first call will be on hold while the second call is
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 165Join Calls • The Uconnect™ Phone will call the last number thatWhen two calls are in progress (one active and one on was dialed from your mobile phone.hold), touch the “Join Calls” soft-key on the Phone main Call Continuationscreen to combine all calls into a Conference Call. Call continuation is the progression of a phone call on theCall Termination Uconnect™ Phone after the vehicle ignition key has beenTo end a call in progress, momentarily press the switched to OFF. 3button or the end soft-key. Only the active call(s) will be NOTE: The call will remain within the vehicle audioterminated and if there is a call on hold, it will become system until the phone becomes out of range for thethe new active call. If the active call is terminated by the Bluetooth௡ connection. It is recommended to press thefar end, a call on hold may not become active automati- “transfer” soft-key when leaving the vehicle.cally. This is cell phone-dependent. Uconnect™ Phone FeaturesRedial Emergency Assistance• Press the “Redial” soft-key, If you are in an emergency and the mobile phone is• or press the and after the “Listening” prompt and reachable: the following beep, say “Redial”, • Pick up the phone and manually dial the emergency• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, number for your area. say “Redial”,
    • 166 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEIf the phone is not reachable and the Uconnect™ Phone is • The Uconnect™ Phone does slightly lower youroperational, you may reach the emergency number as chances of successfully making a phone call as to thatfollows: for the mobile phone directly.• Press the button to begin. WARNING!• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, Your phone must be turned on and connected to the say “Call Emergency or Dial Emergency” and the Uconnect™ Phone to allow use of this vehicle feature Uconnect™ Phone will instruct the paired mobile in emergency situations, when the mobile phone has phone to call the emergency number. This feature is network coverage and stays connected to the supported in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Uconnect™ Phone.NOTE:• The Emergency call may also be initiated by using the Roadside Assistance touch-screen. If you need roadside assistance:• The emergency number dialed is based on the country • Press the button to begin. where the vehicle is purchased (911 for the U.S. and • After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, Canada and 060 for Mexico). The number dialed may say “Roadside Assistance”. not be applicable with the available mobile service and area.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 167NOTE: You can use your Uconnect™ Phone to access a voice• The roadside assistance call may also be initiated by mail system or an automated service, such as a paging touch. service or automated customer service line. Some ser- vices require immediate response selection. In some• The roadside assistance number dialed is based on the instances, that may be too quick for use of the country where the vehicle is purchased (1-800-528- Uconnect™ Phone. 3 2069 for the U.S., 1-877-213-4525 for Canada, 55-14- 3454 for Mexico City and 1-800-712-3040 for outside When calling a number with your Uconnect™ Phone that Mexico City in Mexico). Please refer to the Chrysler normally requires you to enter in a touch-tone sequence Group LLC 24-Hour “Roadside Assistance” coverage on your mobile phone keypad, you can utilize the details in the Warranty Information Booklet and on the touch-screen or press the button and say the word 24–Hour Roadside Assistance Card. “Send” then the sequence you wish to enter. For example, if required to enter your PIN followed with a pound, (3 7Voice Mail Calling 4 6 #), you can press the button and say, “Send 3 7To learn how to access your voice mail, refer to “Working 4 6 #”. Saying “Send” followed by a number, or sequencewith Automated Systems”. of numbers, is also to be used for navigating through anWorking With Automated Systems automated customer service center menu structure, andThis method is used in instances where one generally has to leave a number on a pager.to press numbers on the mobile phone keypad whilenavigating through an automated telephone system.
    • 168 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEYou can also send stored mobile phonebook entries as • Pauses, wait or other characters that are supported bytones for fast and easy access to voice mail and pager some phones are not supported over Bluetooth௡.entries. For example, if you previously created a Phone- These additional symbols will be ignored in the dial-book entry with First and/or Last Name as “Voicemail ing a numbered sequence.Password”, then if you press the button and say Barge In — Overriding Prompts“Send Voicemail Password” the Uconnect™ Phone will The button can be used when you wish to skip partthen send the corresponding phone number associated of a prompt and issue your voice command immediately.with the phonebook entry, as tones over the phone. For example, if a prompt is asking “There are 2 numbersNOTE: with the name John. Say the full name” you could press• The first number encountered for that contact will be the button and say, “John Smith” to select that sent. All other numbers entered for that contact will be option without having to listen to the rest of the voice ignored. prompt.• You may not hear all of the tones due to mobile phone Voice Response Length network configurations. This is normal. It is possible for you to choose between Brief and Detailed Voice Response Length.• Some paging and voice mail systems have system time out settings that are too short and may not allow the • Touch the “More” soft-key, then touch the “Settings” use of this feature. soft-key,
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 169• Touch the “Display” soft-key, then scroll down to audio system. The Uconnect™ Phone will work the same Voice Response Length, as if you dial the number using voice command.• Select either “Brief” or “Detailed” by touching the box NOTE: Certain brands of mobile phones do not send the next to the selection. A check-mark will appear to dial ring to the Uconnect™ Phone to play it on the vehicle show your selection. audio system, so you will not hear it. Under this situa- tion, after successfully dialing a number the user may feel 3Phone And Network Status Indicators that the call did not go through even though the call is inUconnect™ Phone will provide notification to inform progress. Once your call is answered, you will hear theyou of your phone and network status when you are audio.attempting to make a phone call using Uconnect™Phone. The status is given for network signal strength Mute/Un-Mute (Mute OFF)and phone battery strength. When you mute the Uconnect™ Phone, you will still be able to hear the conversation coming from the otherDialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad party, but the other party will not be able to hear you. InYou can dial a phone number with your mobile phone order to mute the Uconnect™ Phone simply touch thekeypad and still use the Uconnect™ Phone (while dialing Mute button on the Phone main screen.via the mobile phone keypad, the user must exercisecaution and take precautionary safety measures). Bydialing a number with your paired Bluetooth௡ mobilephone, the audio will be played through your vehicle’s
    • 170 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEAdvanced Phone Connectivity Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ PhoneTransfer Call To And From Mobile PhoneThe Uconnect™ Phone allows ongoing calls to be trans- Voice Commandferred from your mobile phone to the Uconnect™ Phone • For best performance, adjust the rearview mirror towithout terminating the call. To transfer an ongoing call provide at least 1⁄2 in (1 cm) gap between the overheadfrom your Uconnect™ Phone paired mobile phone to the console (if equipped) and the mirror.Uconnect™ Phone or vice versa, press the Transferbutton on the Phone main screen. • Always wait for the beep before speaking.Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The • Speak normally, without pausing, just as you wouldUconnect™ Phone And Mobile Phone speak to a person sitting a few feet/meters away fromIf you would like to connect or disconnect the Bluetooth௡ you.connection between a Uconnect™ Phone paired mobile • Make sure that no one other than you is speakingphone and the Uconnect™ Phone, follow the instructions during a voice command period.described in your mobile phone User’s Manual.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 171• Performance is maximized under: • Phonebook (Mobile and Favorites) name recognition rate is optimized when the entries are not similar. • low-to-medium blower setting, • You can say “O” (letter “O”) for “0” (zero). • low-to-medium vehicle speed, • Even though international dialing for most number • low road noise, combinations is supported, some shortcut dialing 3 • smooth road surface, number combinations may not be supported. • fully closed windows, • In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be compromised with the convertible top down. • dry weather condition. Far End Audio Performance• Even though the system is designed for users speaking in North American English, French, and Spanish ac- • Audio quality is maximized under: cents, the system may not always work for some. • low-to-medium blower setting,• When navigating through an automated system such • low-to-medium vehicle speed, as voice mail, or when sending a page, before speaking the digit string, make sure to say “Send”. • low road noise,• Storing names in your favorites phonebook when the • smooth road surface, vehicle is not in motion is recommended.
    • 172 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • fully closed windows, Bluetooth௡ the “Messaging” button will be greyed out and the feature will not be available for use. • dry weather conditions, and NOTE: Uconnect™ Phone SMS is only available when • operation from the driver’s seat. the vehicle is not in moving.• Performance, such as audio clarity, echo, and loudness to a large degree rely on the phone and network, and not the Uconnect™ Phone.• Echo at the far end can sometimes be reduced by lowering the in-vehicle audio volume.• In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be compromised with the convertible top down.SMSUconnect™ Phone can read or send new messages onyour phone.Your phone must support SMS over Bluetooth௡ in orderto use this feature. If the Uconnect™ Phone determinesyour phone is not compatible with SMS messaging over
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 173Read Messages: Once a message is received and viewed or listened to,If you receive a new text message while your phone is you will have the following options:connected to Uconnect™ Phone, an announcement will • Send a Replybe made to notify you that you have a new text message. • Forward • Call 3
    • 174 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLESend Messages Using Soft-Keys:You can send messages using Uconnect™ Phone. To senda new message:• Touch the “Phone” soft-key,• Touch the “messaging” soft-key then “New Message”,• Touch one of the 18 preset messages and the person you wish to send the message to, • If multiple numbers are available for the contact select which number you would like to have the message sent, • Press “Send” or “Cancel”.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 175Send Messages Using Voice Commands:• Press the button,• After the “Listening” prompt and the following beep, say “Send message to John Smith mobile”,• After the system prompts you for what message you 3 want to send, say the message you wish to send or say “List”. There are 18 preset messages.While the list of defined messages are being read, you caninterrupt the system by pressing the button andsaying the message you want to send. List of Preset Messages:After the system confirms that you want to send yourmessage to John Smith, your message will be sent. 1. Yes. 2. No. 3. Okay. 4. I can’t talk right now. 5. Call me.
    • 176 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE6. I’ll call you later. Bluetooth௡ Communication Link Mobile phones have been found to lose connection to the7. I’m on my way. Uconnect™ Phone. When this happens, the connection8. Thanks. can generally be reestablished by switching the phone OFF/ON. Your mobile phone is recommended to remain9. I’ll be late. in Bluetooth௡ ON mode.10. I will be <number> minutes late. Power-Up11. See you in <number> minutes. After switching the ignition key from OFF to either the ON or ACC position, or after a language change, you12. Stuck in traffic. must wait at least 15 seconds prior to using the system.13. Start without me.14. Where are you?15. Are you there yet?16. I need directions.17. I’m lost.18. See you later.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 177Voice Tree 3
    • 178 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLENOTE: • You can replace “248 555 1212” with any phone• You can replace “John Smith” with any name in your number supported by your Mobile phone. mobile or favorite phone book. You can also say “Send • You can replace “4” with any message number shown a message to John Smith” and the system will ask you on the screen. which phone number you want to send a message to for John Smith. • If your phone does not support phonebook download or call log download over Bluetooth than these com-• You can replace “Mobile” with “Home”, “Work” or mands will return a response that the contact does not “Other”. exist in the phonebook.• You can replace “Incoming Calls” with “Outgoing • Available Voice Commands are shown in bold face and Calls” or “Missed Calls”. underlined in the gray shaded boxes.• Messaging commands only work if the Uconnect system is equipped with this feature and the mobile phone supports messaging over Bluetooth.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 179 3
    • 180 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLENOTE: • If your phone does not support phonebook download• You can replace “John Smith” with any name in your or call log download over Bluetooth than these com- mobile or favorite phone book. You can also say “Send mands will return a response that the contact does not a message to John Smith” and the system will ask you exist in the phonebook. which phone number you want to send a message to • Available Voice Commands are shown in bold face and for John Smith. underlined in the gray shaded boxes.• You can replace “Mobile” with “Home”, “Work” or General Information “Other”. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and• You can replace “Incoming Calls” with “Outgoing RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the Calls” or “Missed Calls”. following conditions:• Messaging commands only work if the Uconnect • Changes or modifications not expressly approved by system is equipped with this feature and the mobile the party responsible for compliance could void the phone supports messaging over Bluetooth. user’s authority to operate the equipment.• You can replace “248 555 1212” with any phone • This device may not cause harmful interference. number supported by your Mobile phone. • This device must accept any interference received,• You can replace “4” with any message number shown including interference that may cause undesired on the screen. operation.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 181VOICE COMMAND (Media Center 200) When you press the Voice Command button, you will hear a beep. The beep is your signal to give aVoice Command System Operation command. This Voice Command system allows you to control your AM, FM radio, satellite radio, disc NOTE: If you do not say a command within a few player, and a memo recorder. seconds, the system will present you with a list of options. 3NOTE: Take care to speak into the Voice Interface If you ever wish to interrupt the system while it listsSystem as calmly and normally as possible. The ability of options, press the Voice Command button, listenthe Voice Interface System to recognize user voice com- for the beep, and say your command.mands may be negatively affected by rapid speaking or araised voice level. Pressing the Voice Command button while the system is speaking is known as “barging in.” The system WARNING! will be interrupted, and after the beep, you can add or change commands. This will become helpful once you Any voice commanded system should be used only start to learn the options. in safe driving conditions following local laws. All attention should be kept on the roadway ahead. NOTE: At any time, you can say the words “Cancel”, Failure to do so may result in a collision causing “Help” or “Main Menu”. serious injury or death.
    • 182 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEThese commands are universal and can be used from any Changing the Volumemenu. All other commands can be used depending upon 1. Start a dialogue by pressing the Voice Commandthe active application. button.When using this system, you should speak clearly and at 2. Say a command (e.g., “Help”).a normal speaking volume. 3. Use the ON/OFF VOLUME rotary knob to adjust theThe system will best recognize your speech if the win- volume to a comfortable level while the Voice Commanddows are closed, and the heater/air conditioning fan is system is speaking. Please note the volume setting forset to low. Voice Command is different than the audio system.At any point, if the system does not recognize one of your Main Menucommands, you will be prompted to repeat it. Start a dialogue by pressing the Voice CommandTo hear the first available Menu, press the Voice Com- button. You may say “Main Menu” to switch to the mainmand button and say “Help” or “Main Menu”. menu.Commands In this mode, you can say the following commands:The Voice Command system understands two types of • “Radio” (to switch to the radio mode)commands. Universal commands are available at alltimes. Local commands are available if the supported • “Disc” (to switch to the disc mode)radio mode is active.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 183• “Memo” (to switch to the memo recorder) Radio FM To switch to the FM band, say “FM” or “Radio FM”. In• “Setup” (to switch to system setup) this mode, you may say the following commands:Radio AM • “Frequency #” (to change the frequency)To switch to the AM band, say “AM” or “Radio AM”. Inthis mode, you may say the following commands: • “Next Station” (to select the next station) 3• “Frequency #” (to change the frequency) • “Previous Station” (to select the previous station)• “Next Station” (to select the next station) • “Menu Radio” (to switch to the radio menu)• “Previous Station” (to select the previous station) • “Main Menu” (to switch to the main menu)• “Radio Menu” (to switch to the radio menu)• “Main Menu” (to switch to the main menu)
    • 184 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLESatellite Radio DiscTo switch to satellite radio mode, say “Sat” or “Satellite To switch to the disc mode, say “Disc”. In this mode, youRadio”. In this mode, you may say the following commands: may say the following commands:• “Channel Number” (to change the channel by its • “Track” (#) (to change the track) spoken number) • “Next Track” (to play the next track)• “Next Channel” (to select the next channel) • “Previous Track” (to play the previous track)• “Previous Channel” (to select the previous channel) • “Main Menu” (to switch to the main menu)• “List Channel” (to hear a list of available channels) Memo• “Select Name” (to say the name of a channel) To switch to the voice recorder mode, say “Memo”. In• “Menu Radio” (to switch to the radio menu) this mode, you may say the following commands:• “Main Menu” (to switch to the main menu) • “New Memo” (to record a new memo) — During the recording, you may press the Voice Command button to stop recording. You proceed by saying one of the following commands: − “Save” (to save the memo)
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 185 − “Continue” (to continue recording) Setup To switch to system setup, you may say on of the − “Delete” (to delete the recording) following:• “Play Memos” (to play previously recorded memos) • “Change to setup” — During the playback you may press the Voice Command button to stop playing memos. You • “Switch to system setup” 3 proceed by saying one of the following commands: • “Change to setup” − “Repeat” (to repeat a memo) • “Main menu setup” or − “Next” (to play the next memo) • “Switch to setup” − “Previous” (to play the previous memo) In this mode, you may say the following commands: − “Delete” (to delete a memo) • “Language English”• “Delete All” (to delete all memos) • “Language French”
    • 186 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• “Language Spanish” session should be completed when the vehicle is parked, engine running, all windows closed, and the blower fan• “Tutorial” switched off. This procedure may be repeated with a new• “Voice Training” user. The system will adapt to the last trained voice only.NOTE: Keep in mind that you have to press the Voice VOICE COMMANDCommand button first and wait for the beep beforespeaking the “Barge In” commands. Uconnect Touch™ 8.4/8.4 Nav The Uconnect™ Voice Command system al-Voice Training lows you to control your AM, FM radio, satel-For users experiencing difficulty with the system recog- lite radio, disc player, SD Card, USB/iPod andnizing their voice commands or numbers the Uconnect™ Sirius Travel Link.Voice “Voice Training” feature may be used. NOTE: Take care to speak into the Voice Command1. Press the Voice Command button, say “System system as calmly and normally as possible. The ability ofSetup” and once you are in that menu then say “Voice the Voice Command system to recognize user voiceTraining.” This will train your own voice to the system commands may be negatively affected by rapid speakingand will improve recognition. or a raised voice level.2. Repeat the words and phrases when prompted byUconnect™ Voice. For best results, the “Voice Training”
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 187 what can be said based on the context you are in. After WARNING! three consecutive failures of a spoken command the VR Any voice commanded system should be used only session with end. in safe driving conditions following local laws. All Pressing the Uconnect™ Voice Command button attention should be kept on the roadway ahead. while the system is speaking is known as “barging in.” Failure to do so may result in a collision causing The system will be interrupted, and after the beep, you 3 serious injury or death. can say a command. This will become helpful once you start to learn the options.When you press the Uconnect™ Voice Commandbutton, you will hear a beep. The beep is your signal to NOTE: At any time, you can say the words “Cancel” orgive a command. “Help”.If no command is spoken the system will say one of two These commands are universal and can be used from anyresponses: menu. All other commands can be used depending upon the active application.• I didn’t understand When using this system, you should speak clearly and at• I didn’t get that, etc., a normal speaking volume.If a command is not spoken a second time, the systemwill respond with an error and give some direction as
    • 188 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEThe system will best recognize your speech if the win- Smith”. For multiple inputs in the same phrase or sen-dows are closed, and the heater/air conditioning fan is tence, the system identifies the topic or context andset to low. provides the associated follow-up prompt such as “Who do you want to call?” in the case where a phone call wasAt any point, if the system does not recognize one of your requested but the specific name was not recognized.commands, you will be prompted to repeat it. The system utilizes continuous dialog; when the systemTo hear available commands, press the Uconnect™ Voice requires more information from the user it will ask aCommand button and say “Help”. You will hear question to which the user can respond without pressingavailable commands for the screen displayed. the Uconnect™ Voice Command button.Natural Speech Uconnect™ Voice CommandsNatural speech allows the user to speak commands in The Uconnect™ Voice Command system understandsphrases or complete sentences. The system filters out two types of commands. Universal commands are avail-certain non-word utterances and sounds such as “ah” able at all times. Local commands are available if theand “eh”. The system handles fill-in words such as “I supported radio mode is active.would like to”. Start a dialogue by pressing the Uconnect™ Voice Com-The system handles multiple inputs in the same phrase mand button.or sentence such as “make a phone call” and “to Kelly
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 189Changing the Volume Disc To switch to the disc mode, say “Change source to Disc”.1. Start a dialogue by pressing the Voice Command This command can be given in any mode or screen: button. • “Track” (#) (to change the track)2. Say a command (e.g., “Help”).3. Use the ON/OFF VOLUME rotary knob to adjust the 3volume to a comfortable level while the Voice Commandsystem is speaking. Please note the volume setting forVoice Command is different than the audio system.Starting Voice Recognition (VR) Session inRadio/Player ModesIn this mode, you can say the following commands:NOTE: The commands can be said on any screen whena call is not active after pushing the Uconnect™ VoiceCommand button.
    • 190 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEVoice Tree
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 191NOTE:1. You can replace “950 AM” with any other AM or FMfrequency, such as “98.7 FM”.2. You can replace “80’s on 8” with any other satellitestation name received by the radio. 33. You can replace “8” with any other satellite stationnamed received by the radio.4. You can replace “rock” with any of the satellite musictypes.5. Available Voice Commands are shown in bold faceand shaded grey.
    • 192 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 193NOTE:1. You can replace the album, artist, song, genre, playlist,podcast and audio book names with any correspondingnames on the current device that is playing.2. You can replace “8” with any track on the CD that iscurrently playing. Command is only available when CD 3is playing.3. Playlist, Podcast and audio book commands are onlyavailable when the iPod is connected and playing.4. VR commands, Albums, Artists, and Genre names arebased on the music database provided by Gracenote.5. Available Voice Commands are shown in bold faceand shaded grey.
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    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 195NOTE:1. You can replace “NFL” with any league shown on thesports league screen. For example you can say “ShowMLB headlines” or “Show PGA headlines”.2. You can replace “Headlines” with any menu itemsshown on a league screen. For example you can say 3“Show NFL Schedule and results” or “Show NCAABasketball AP top 25” or “Show Major League BaseballTeams”.3. You can also say “Show Current Weather” or “Showextended weather” or “Show five day forecast” or “Showski info” to get other forecasts.4. Available Voice Commands are shown in bold faceand shaded grey.
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    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 197NOTE:1. Only available with Navigation equipped vehicles.2. You can replace “Player” with “Radio”, “Navigation”,“Phone”, “Climate”, “More” or “Settings”.3. Navigation commands only work if equipped with 3Navigation.4. Available Voice Commands are shown in bold faceand shaded grey.
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    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 199NOTE: WARNING!1. You can also say “Find City”, “Find Favorite”, “FindPlay by Category”, “Find Play by Name”, “Find Recently • It is dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside orFound”, “Where to?” or “Go Home”. outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured2. You can say “Find Nearest” then “Restaurant”, “Fuel”,“Transit”, “Lodging”, “Shopping”, “Bank”, “Entertain- or killed. 3ment”, “Recreation”, “Attractions”, “Community”, • Do not allow people to ride in any area of your“Auto Services”, “Hospitals”, “Parking”, “Airport”, “Po- vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seatlice Stations”, “Fire Stations”, or “Auto Dealers”. belts. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed.SEATS • Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat andSeats are a part of the Occupant Restraint System of the using a seat belt properly.vehicle.
    • 200 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEPower Seats — If Equipped Adjusting The Seat Forward Or RearwardSome models may be equipped with a power driver’s The seat can be adjusted both forward and rearward.seat. The power seat switch is located on the outboard Push the seat switch forward or rearward, the seat willside of the seat near the floor. Use the switch to move the move in the direction of the switch. Release the switchseat up, down, forward, rearward, or to tilt the seat. when the desired position has been reached. Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down The height of the seats can be adjusted up or down. Pull upward or push downward on the seat switch, the seat will move in the direction of the switch. Release the switch when the desired position has been reached. Reclining The Seatback Forward Or Rearward The seatback can be reclined both forward and rearward. Push the seat recliner switch forward or rearward, the seatback will move in the direction of the switch. Release the switch when the desired position has been reached. Power Seat Switch
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 201 WARNING! • Adjusting a seat while driving may be dangerous. Moving a seat while driving could result in loss of control which could cause a collision and serious injury or death. 3 • Seats should be adjusted before fastening the seat belts and while the vehicle is parked. Serious injury or death could result from a poorly adjusted seat belt.Power Seat Recliner Switch CAUTION! Do not place any article under a power seat or impede its ability to move as it may cause damage to the seat controls. Seat travel may become limited if movement is stopped by an obstruction in the seat’s path.
    • 202 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEPower Lumbar — If EquippedVehicles equipped with power driver or passenger seatsmay be also be equipped with power lumbar. The powerlumbar switch is located on the outboard side of thepower seat. Push the switch forward or rearward toincrease or decrease the lumbar support. Push the switchupward or downward to raise or lower the lumbarsupport. Power Lumbar Switch
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 203Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment While sitting in the seat, lift up on the bar and move theOn models equipped with manual seats, the adjusting seat forward or rearward. Release the bar once you havebar is located at the front of the seats, near the floor. reached the desired position. Then, using body pressure, move forward and rearward on the seat to be sure that the seat adjusters have latched. 3 WARNING! • Adjusting a seat while driving may be dangerous. Moving a seat while driving could result in loss of control which could cause a collision and serious injury or death. • Seats should be adjusted before fastening the seat belts and while the vehicle is parked. Serious injury or death could result from a poorly adjusted Front Seat Adjustment seat belt.
    • 204 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEManual Front Seat Recline Adjustment WARNING!To adjust the seatback, lift the lever located on theoutboard side of the seat, lean back to the desired Do not ride with the seatback reclined so that theposition and release the lever. To return the seatback, lift shoulder belt is no longer resting against your chest.the lever, lean forward and release the lever. In a collision you could slide under the seat belt, which could result in serious injury or death. Manual Seat Height Adjustment — If Equipped The driver’s seat height can be raised or lowered by using a lever, located on the outboard side of the seat. Pull upward on the lever to raise the seat height or push downward on the lever to lower the seat height. Recline Lever
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 205 WARNING! • Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin because of advanced age, chronic illness, diabetes, spinal cord injury, medication, alcohol use, ex- haustion or other physical condition must exercise 3 care when using the seat heater. It may cause burns even at low temperatures, especially if used for long periods of time. • Do not place anything on the seat that insulates against heat, such as a blanket or cushion. This may cause the seat heater to overheat. Sitting in a Seat Height Adjustment seat that has been overheated could cause seriousHeated Seats — If Equipped burns due to the increased surface temperature ofOn some models, the front seats may be equipped with the seat.heaters in both the seat cushions and seatbacks.The front driver and passenger heated seats are operatedusing the Uconnect Touch™ System.
    • 206 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEFront Heated Seat Operations — Uconnect Touch™ Touch the “Driver” or “Passenger” seat soft-key once to8.4 and 8.4 Nav: select HI-level heating. Touch the soft-key a second timeTouch the “Controls” soft-key located on the bottom of to select LO-level heating. Touch the soft-key a third timethe Uconnect Touch™ display. to shut the heating elements OFF. Controls Soft-Key Heated Seats Soft-Keys NOTE: Once a heat setting is selected, heat will be felt within two to five minutes.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 207When the HI-level setting is selected, the heater will Head Restraintsprovide a boosted heat level during the first four minutes Head restraints are designed to reduce the risk of injuryof operation. Then, the heat output will drop to the by restricting head movement in the event of a rearnormal HI-level. If the HI-level setting is selected, the impact. Head restraints should be adjusted so that the topsystem will automatically switch to LO-level after a of the head restraint is located above the top of your ear.maximum of 60 minutes of continuous operation. At that 3time, the display will change from HI to LO, indicating WARNING!the change. The LO-level setting will turn OFF automati- The head restraints for all occupants must be prop-cally after a maximum of 45 minutes. erly adjusted prior to operating the vehicle or occu-Vehicle Equipped With Remote Start pying a seat. Head restraints should never be ad-On models that are equipped with remote start, the justed while the vehicle is in motion. Driving adriver’s heated seat and heated steering wheel can be vehicle with the head restraints improperly adjustedprogrammed to come on during a remote start. Refer to or removed could cause serious injury or death in the“Remote Starting System — If Equipped” in “Things To event of a collision.Know Before Starting Your Vehicle” for furtherinformation.
    • 208 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEActive Head Restraints — Front SeatsThe front driver and passenger seats are equipped withActive Head Restraints (AHR). In the event of a rearimpact the AHRs will automatically extend forwardminimizing the gap between the back of the occupantshead and the AHR.The AHRs will automatically return to their normalposition following a rear impact. If the AHRs do notreturn to their normal position see your authorizeddealer immediately.To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the headrestraint. To lower the head restraint, press the push Push Buttonbutton, located at the base of the head restraint, and push NOTE: The head restraints should only be removed bydownward on the head restraint. qualified technicians, for service purposes only. If either of the head restraints require removal, see your autho- rized dealer.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 209 To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the head WARNING! restraint. To lower the head restraint, press the push Do not place items over the top of the Active Head button, located at the base of the head restraint, and push Restraint, such as coats, seat covers or portable DVD downward on the head restraint. players. These items may interfere with the operation of the Active Head Restraint in the event of a 3 collision and could result in serious injury or death.Rear Head RestraintsThe rear outboard head restraints have three positionsUP, MID and DOWN. The center head restraint has onlytwo positions, Up and Down. When the center seat isbeing occupied the head restraint should be in the raisedposition. When there are no occupants in the center seatthe head restraint can be lowered for maximum visibilityfor the driver. Push Button
    • 210 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEFolding Rear Seat After releasing the seatback, it can be folded forward.The rear seatbacks can be folded forward to provide anadditional storage area. To fold the rear seatback, pull onthe loops located on the upper seatback.NOTE: These loops can be tucked away when not inuse. Folded Rear Seatback When the seatback is folded to the upright position, make sure it is latched by strongly pulling on the top of the seatback above the seat strap. Rear Seatback Loops
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 211 TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD WARNING! Two latches must be released to open the hood.• Be certain that the seatback is securely locked into 1. Pull the hood release lever located under the left side position. If the seatback is not securely locked into of the instrument panel. position, the seat will not provide the proper stability for child seats and/or passengers. An 3 improperly latched seat could cause serious injury.• The cargo area in the rear of the vehicle (with the rear seatbacks in the locked-up or folded down position) should not be used as a play area by children when the vehicle is in motion. They could be seriously injured in a collision. Children should be seated and using the proper restraint system. Hood Release Lever
    • 212 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE2. Move to the outside of the vehicle and push the safetycatch to the left. The safety catch is located under thecenter front edge of the hood. Hood Prop Rod 4. Place the hood prop rod in hood slot to secure the hood in the open position. Hood Safety Latch3. Lift upward on the hood prop rod to release fromstowage retainer.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 213 CAUTION! To prevent possible damage, do not slam the hood to close it. Lower the hood, until it is open approxi- mately 6 in (15 cm), and then drop it. This should secure both latches. Never drive your vehicle unless 3 the hood is fully closed, with both latches engaged. WARNING! Be sure the hood is fully latched before driving your vehicle. If the hood is not fully latched, it could openHood Prop Rod Slot when the vehicle is in motion and block your vision. Failure to follow this warning could result in serious injury or death.
    • 214 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLELIGHTSHeadlight Switch The headlight switch is located on the left side of the instrument panel. This switch controls the operation of the headlights, parking lights, instru-ment panel lights, instrument panel light dimming, inte-rior lights and fog lights. Headlight Switch Rotate the headlight switch clockwise to the first detent for parking light and instrument panel light operation. Rotate the headlight switch to the second detent for headlight, parking light and instrument panel light operation.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 215Automatic Headlights — If Equipped Headlights On With Wipers (Available WithThis system automatically turns the headlights on or off Automatic Headlights Only)according to ambient light levels. To turn the system on, When this feature is active, the headlights will turn onrotate the headlight switch counterclockwise to the approximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned onAUTO position. When the system is on, the headlight if the headlight switch is placed in the AUTO position. Intime delay feature is also on. This means the headlights addition, the headlights will turn off when the wipers are 3will stay on for up to 90 seconds after you place the turned off if they were turned on by this feature.ignition into the OFF position. To turn the automatic NOTE: The Headlights On with Wipers feature can besystem off, move the headlight switch out of the AUTO turned on or off using the Uconnect Touch™ System,position. refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “UnderstandingNOTE: The engine must be running before the head- Your Instrument Panel” for further information.lights will come on in the automatic mode. Headlight Time Delay This feature provides the safety of headlight illumination for up to 90 seconds (programmable) when leaving your vehicle in an unlit area. To activate the delay feature, place the ignition in the OFF position while the headlights are still on. Then, turn off
    • 216 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEthe headlights within 45 seconds. The delay interval SmartBeam™ — If Equippedbegins when the headlight switch is turned off. The SmartBeam™ system provides increased forward lighting at night by automating high beam controlIf you turn the headlights or parking lights on, or place through the use of a digital camera mounted on thethe ignition in ACC or RUN, the system will cancel the inside rearview mirror. This camera detects vehicle spe-delay. cific light and automatically switches from high beams toIf you turn the headlights off before the ignition, they will low beams until the approaching vehicle is out of view.turn off in the normal manner. If the windshield or SmartBeam™ mirror is replaced, theNOTE: SmartBeam™ mirror must be re-aimed to ensure proper• The lights must be turned off within 45 seconds of performance. See your local authorized dealer. placing the ignition in the OFF position to activate this To Activate feature. 1. Turn the headlight switch to the AUTO headlight• The headlight delay time is programmable using the position. Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” 2. Push the multifunction lever away from you (toward for further information. front of vehicle) to engage the high beam mode. NOTE: This system will not activate until the vehicle is at or above 20 mph (32 km/h).
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 217To Deactivate Daytime Running Lights (DRL) The Daytime Running Lights will come on whenever the1. Pull the multifunction lever toward you (or rearward ignition is placed in the RUN position, the headlights arein car) to manually deactivate the system (normal opera- off and the parking brake is off. The headlight switchtion of low beams). must be used for normal nighttime driving.2. Push back on the multifunction lever once again to 3 NOTE: The Daytime Running Lights can be turned onreactivate the system. and off using the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer toNOTE: “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your• SmartBeam™ can be turned on or off using the Instrument Panel” for further information. Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Lights-On Reminder Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” If the headlights or parking lights are on after the ignition for further information. is placed in the OFF position, a chime will sound to alert• Broken, muddy, or obstructed headlights and taillights the driver when the driver’s door is opened. of vehicles in the field of view will cause headlights to remain on longer (closer to the vehicle). Also, dirt, film, and other obstructions on the windshield or camera lens will cause the system to function improperly.
    • 218 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEFog Lights — If Equipped To activate the front fog lights, turn on the parkingThe front fog light switch is built into the headlight lights or the low beam headlights and press theswitch. headlight switch. To turn off the front fog lights, either press the headlight switch a second time or turn off the headlight switch. An indicator light in the instrument cluster illuminates when the fog lights are turned on. NOTE: The fog lights will operate with the low beam headlights or parking lights on. However, selecting the high beam headlights will turn off the fog lights. Multifunction Lever The multifunction lever controls the operation of the turn signals, headlight beam selection and passing lights. The multifunction lever is located on the left side of the Fog Light Switch steering column.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 219 NOTE: • If either light remains on and does not flash, or there is a very fast flash rate, check for a defective outside light bulb. If an indicator fails to light when the lever is moved, it would suggest that the indicator bulb is defective. 3 • A “Turn Signal On” message will appear in the EVIC (if equipped) and a continuous chime will sound if the vehicle is driven more than 1 mile (1.6 km) with either turn signal on. Lane Change Assist Multifunction Lever Tap the lever up or down once, without moving beyondTurn Signals the detent, and the turn signal (right or left) will flashMove the multifunction lever up or down and the arrows three times then automatically turn off.on each side of the instrument cluster flash to showproper operation of the front and rear turn signal lights.
    • 220 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEHigh/Low Beam SwitchPush the multifunction lever away from you to switchthe headlights to high beam. Pull the multifunction levertoward you to switch the headlights back to low beam.Flash-To-PassYou can signal another vehicle with your headlights bylightly pulling the multifunction lever toward you. Thiswill turn on the high beams headlights until the lever isreleased.NOTE: If the flash to pass is held for 20 seconds thefeature will deactivate. Front Map/Reading LightsFront Map/Reading Lights The lights also turn on when a door is opened. The lightsLights are mounted in the overhead console. Each light will also turn on when the UNLOCK button on the RKEcan be turned on by pressing the lens. is pressed.To turn the lights off, press the lens a second time.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 221Interior Lights Dimmer ControlsThe interior lights come on when a door is opened. The dimmer control is part of the headlight switch and is located on the left side of the instrument panel.To protect the battery, the interior lights will turn offautomatically 10 minutes after the ignition switch ismoved to the LOCK position. This will occur if theinterior lights were switched on manually or are on 3because a door is open. This includes the glove box light,but not the trunk light. To restore interior light operation,either turn the ignition switch ON or cycle the lightswitch. Dimmer Controls
    • 222 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEWith the parking lights or headlights on, rotating the left Ambient Light Controldimmer control upward will increase the brightness of Rotate the right dimmer control upward or downward tothe instrument panel lights and lighted cupholders (if increase or decrease the brightness of the door handleequipped). lights and ambient light located in the overhead console. Instrument Panel Dimmer Door Handle/Ambient Light Dimmer
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 223Dome Light Position WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERSRotate the dimmer control completely upward to the The multifunction lever operates the windshield wiperssecond detent to turn on the interior lights. The interior and washer when the ignition is placed in the ON/RUNlights will remain on when the dimmer control is in this or ACC position. The multifunction lever is located onposition. the left side of the steering column.Interior Light Defeat (OFF) 3Rotate the dimmer control to the extreme bottom OFFposition. The interior lights will remain off when thedoors are open.Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness Feature)Rotate the dimmer control upward to the first detent.This feature brightens all text displays such as theodometer, EVIC (if equipped), and radio when the park-ing lights or headlights are on. Windshield Wiper/Washer Control
    • 224 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEIntermittent Wiper System CAUTION!Use the intermittent wiper when weather conditionsmake a single wiping cycle with a variable pause be- • Turn the windshield wipers off when drivingtween cycles desirable. Rotate the end of the multifunc- through an automatic car wash. Damage to thetion lever to the first detent position, and then turn the windshield wipers may result if the wiper controlend of the lever to select the desired delay interval. There is left in any position other than off.are four delay settings, which allow you to regulate the • In cold weather, always turn off the wiper switchwipe interval from a minimum of one cycle every second and allow the wipers to return to the “Park”to a maximum of approximately 18 seconds between position before turning off the engine. If the wipercycles. The delay intervals will double in duration when switch is left on and the wipers freeze to thethe vehicle speed is 10 mph (16 km/h) or less. windshield, damage to the wiper motor may occurWiper Operation when the vehicle is restarted.Rotate the end of the multifunction lever to the first • Always remove any buildup of snow that preventsdetent, past the intermittent settings for low-speed wiper the windshield wiper blades from returning to theoperation, or to the second detent past the intermittent off position. If the windshield wiper control issettings for high-speed wiper operation. turned off and the blades cannot return to the off position, damage to the wiper motor may occur.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 225Mist Feature If you activate the washer while the windshield wiper isRotate the end of the lever downward to the Mist turned off, the wipers will operate for three wipe cyclesposition to activate a single wipe cycle to clear off road and then turn off.mist or spray from a passing vehicle. The wipers willcontinue to operate until you release the multifunction WARNING!lever. 3 Sudden loss of visibility through the windshieldNOTE: The mist feature does not activate the washer could lead to a collision. You might not see otherpump; therefore, no washer fluid will be sprayed on the vehicles or other obstacles. To avoid sudden icing ofwindshield. The wash function must be used in order to the windshield during freezing weather, warm thespray the windshield with washer fluid. windshield with the defroster before and during windshield washer use.Windshield WashersTo use the washer, push the multifunction lever inward Headlights On With Wipers (Available with(toward the steering column) and hold it for as long as Automatic Headlights Only)washer spray is desired. When this feature is active, the headlights will turn onIf you activate the washer while the windshield wiper approximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned oncontrol is in the delay range, the wipers will operate for if the headlight switch is placed in the AUTO position. Intwo wipe cycles after releasing the lever and then resume addition, the headlights will turn off when the wipers arethe intermittent interval previously selected. turned off if they were turned on by this feature.
    • 226 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEThe Headlights On with Wipers feature can be turned on automatically change between an intermittent wipe, slowand off using the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to wipe and a fast wipe depending on the amount of“Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your moisture that is sensed on the windshield. Place theInstrument Panel” for further information. wiper switch in the OFF position when not using the system.Rain Sensing Wipers — If EquippedThis feature senses moisture on the windshield and The Rain Sensing feature can be turned on and off usingautomatically activates the wipers for the driver. The the Uconnect Touch™ System, refer to “Uconnectfeature is especially useful for road splash or over spray Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrumentfrom the windshield washers of the vehicle ahead. Rotate Panel” for further information.the end of the multifunction lever to one of four settings NOTE:to activate this feature. • The Rain Sensing feature will not operate when theThe sensitivity of the system can be adjusted with the wiper speed is in the low or high position.multifunction lever. Wiper delay position 1 is the least • The Rain Sensing feature may not function properlysensitive, and wiper delay position 4 is the most sensi- when ice or dried salt water is present on the wind-tive. Setting 3 should be used for normal rain conditions. shield.Settings 1 and 2 can be used if the driver desires lesswiper sensitivity. Settings 4 can be used if the driver • Use of Rain-X௡ or products containing wax or siliconedesires more sensitivity. The rain sense wipers will may reduce rain sensor performance.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 227The Rain Sensing system has protective features for the TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMNwiper blades and arms. It will not operate under the This feature allows you to tilt the steering columnfollowing conditions: upward or downward. It also allows you to lengthen or shorten the steering column. The tilt/telescoping control• Low Temperature Wipe Inhibit — The Rain Sensing handle is located below the steering wheel at the end of feature will not operate when the ignition is placed in the steering column. 3 the RUN position, the vehicle is stationary and the outside temperature is below 32°F (0°C), unless the wiper control on the multifunction lever is moved, the vehicle speed becomes greater than 0 mph (0 km/h) or the outside temperature rises above freezing.• Neutral Wipe Inhibit — The Rain Sensing feature will not operate when the ignition is placed in the RUN position, the transmission shift lever is in the NEU- TRAL position and the vehicle speed is less than 5 mph (8 km/h), unless the wiper control on the multifunction lever is moved or the shift lever is moved out of the NEUTRAL position. Tilt/Telescoping Control Handle
    • 228 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLETo unlock the steering column, pull the control handle HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPEDdown. To tilt the steering column, move the steering The steering wheel contains a heating element that helpswheel upward or downward as desired. To lengthen or warm your hands in cold weather. The heated steeringshorten the steering column, pull the steering wheel wheel has only one temperature setting. Once the heatedoutward or push it inward as desired. To lock the steering steering wheel has been turned on it will operate forcolumn in position, push the control handle up until fully approximately 58 to 70 minutes before automaticallyengaged. shutting off. The heated steering wheel can shut off early or may not turn on when the steering wheel is already WARNING! warm. Do not adjust the steering column while driving. The heated steering wheel can be turned on and off using Adjusting the steering column while driving or driv- the Uconnect Touch™ System. ing with the steering column unlocked, could cause Touch the “Controls” soft-key then touch the “Heated the driver to lose control of the vehicle. Be sure the Steering Wheel” soft-key to turn on the heated steering steering column is locked before driving your ve- wheel. Press the “Heated Steering Wheel” soft-key a hicle. Failure to follow this warning may result in second time to turn the heated steering wheel off. serious injury or death.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 229 3Controls Soft-Key Heated Steering Wheel Soft-Key NOTE: The engine must be running for the heated steering wheel to operate.
    • 230 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEVehicles Equipped With Remote Start WARNING! (Continued)On models that are equipped with remote start, theheated steering wheel can be programmed to come on • Do not place anything on the steering wheel thatduring a remote start. Refer to “Remote Starting System insulates against heat, such as a blanket or steering— If Equipped” in “Things To Know Before Starting Your wheel covers of any type and material.. This mayVehicle” for further information. cause the steering wheel heater to overheat. WARNING! ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED When engaged, the Electronic Speed Control takes over • Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin accelerator operations at speeds greater than 25 mph because of advanced age, chronic illness, diabetes, (40 km/h). spinal cord injury, medication, alcohol use, ex- haustion, or other physical conditions must exer- The Electronic Speed Control buttons are located on the cise care when using the steering wheel heater. It right side of the steering wheel. may cause burns even at low temperatures, espe- cially if used for long periods. (Continued)
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 231 System can be reactivated by pushing the Electronic Speed Control ON/OFF button and resetting the desired vehicle set speed. To Activate Push the ON/OFF button. The Cruise Indicator Light in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) will 3 illuminate. To turn the system off, push the ON/OFF button a second time. The Cruise Indicator Light will turn off. The system should be turned off when not in use. Electronic Speed Control Switches WARNING!1 — ON/OFF 2 — RES + Leaving the Electronic Speed Control system on4 — CANCEL 3 — SET - when not in use is dangerous. You could accidentallyNOTE: In order to ensure proper operation, the Elec- set the system or cause it to go faster than you want.tronic Speed Control System has been designed to shut You could lose control and have an accident. Alwaysdown if multiple Speed Control functions are operated at leave the system OFF when you are not using it.the same time. If this occurs, the Electronic Speed Control
    • 232 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLETo Set A Desired Speed To DeactivateTurn the Electronic Speed Control ON. A soft tap on the brake pedal, pushing the CANCEL button, or normal brake pressure while slowing theNOTE: The vehicle should be traveling at a steady vehicle will deactivate Electronic Speed Control withoutspeed and on level ground before pressing the SET erasing the set speed memory. Pressing the ON/OFFbutton. button or turning the ignition switch OFF erases the setWhen the vehicle has reached the desired speed, press speed memory.the SET (-) button and release. Release the accelerator and NOTE: After pressing the OFF button a “Cruise Controlthe vehicle will operate at the selected speed. off” message is displayed for 5 seconds or until anotherNOTE: After pressing the SET button “Cruise Control switch is pressed.Set” message is displayed for 5 seconds or until another For analog speedometer: The white outer line on theswitch is pressed. speedometer returns to red.For analog speedometer: The red outer line on the For digital speedometer: The MPH reading returns fromspeedometer changes from red to white to identify set red to white.speed.For digital speedometer: The MPH reading turns fromwhite to red to identify set speed.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 233To Resume Speed decrease until the button is released. Release the buttonTo resume a previously set speed, push the RES (+) when the desired speed is reached, and the new set speedbutton and release. Resume can be used at any speed will be established.above 20 mph (32 km/h). Pressing the SET (-) button once will result in a 1 mphTo Vary The Speed Setting (1 km/h) decrease in set speed. Each subsequent tap ofWhen the Electronic Speed Control is set, you can in- the button results in a decrease of 1 mph (1 km/h). 3crease speed by pushing the RES (+) button. If the button To Accelerate For Passingis continually pressed, the set speed will continue to Press the accelerator as you would normally. When theincrease until the button is released, then the new set pedal is released, the vehicle will return to the set speed.speed will be established. Using Electronic Speed Control On HillsPressing the RES (+) button once will result in a 1 mph The transmission may downshift on hills to maintain the(1 km/h) increase in set speed. Each subsequent tap of vehicle set speed.the button results in an increase of 1 mph (1 km/h). NOTE: The Electronic Speed Control system maintainsTo decrease speed while the Electronic Speed Control is speed up and down hills. A slight speed change onset, push the SET (-) button. If the button is continually moderate hills is normal.held in the SET (-) position, the set speed will continue to
    • 234 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEOn steep hills, a greater speed loss or gain may occur so Usage Precautions” for limitations of this system andit may be preferable to drive without Electronic Speed recommendations.Control. ParkSense௡ will retain the last system state (enabled or disabled) from the last ignition cycle when the ignition is WARNING! changed to the ON/RUN position. Electronic Speed Control can be dangerous where the ParkSense௡ can be active only when the shift lever is in system cannot maintain a constant speed. Your ve- REVERSE. If ParkSense௡ is enabled at this shift lever hicle could go too fast for the conditions, and you position, the system will remain active until the vehicle could lose control and have an accident. Do not use speed is increased to approximately 7 mph (11 km/h) or Electronic Speed Control in heavy traffic or on roads above. The system will become active again if the vehicle that are winding, icy, snow-covered or slippery. speed is decreased to speeds less than approximately 6 mph (9 km/h).PARKSENSEா REAR PARK ASSIST — IFEQUIPPED ParkSenseா SensorsThe ParkSense௡ Rear Park Assist system provides visual The four ParkSense௡ sensors, located in the rear fascia/and audible indications of the distance between the rear bumper, monitor the area behind the vehicle that isfascia and a detected obstacle when backing up, e.g. within the sensors’ field of view. The sensors can detectduring a parking maneuver. Refer to “ParkSense௡ System obstacles from approximately 12 in (30 cm) up to 79 in
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 235(200 cm) from the rear fascia/bumper in the horizontal ParkSenseா Displaydirection, depending on the location, type and orienta- When the vehicle is in REVERSE, the warning displaytion of the obstacle. will turn ON indicating the system status.ParkSenseா Warning DisplayThe ParkSense௡ Warning screen will only be displayed ifSound and Display is selected from the Uconnect 3Touch™ System. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in“Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further in-formation.The ParkSense௡ Warning screen is located within theElectronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC). It providesvisual warnings to indicate the distance between the rearfascia/bumper and the detected obstacle. Refer to “Elec-tronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Settings” inUnderstanding Your Instrument Panel” for further Park Assist Readyinformation.
    • 236 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE If an object is detected in the center rear region, the display will show a single solid arc in the center rear region and will produce a one-half second tone. As the vehicle moves closer to the object, the display will show the single arc moving closer to the vehicle and the sound tone will change from slow, to fast, to continuous. If an object is detected in the left and/or right rear region, the display will show a single flashing arc in the left and/or right rear region and will produce a fast sound tone. As the vehicle moves closer to the object, the display will show the single arc moving closer to the Park Assist System Off vehicle and the sound tone will change from fast, to continuous.The system will indicate a detected obstacle by showinga single arc in one or more regions based on the object’sdistance and location relative to the vehicle.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 237 3One-Half Second Tone Slow Tone
    • 238 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Slow Tone Fast Tone
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 239 3Fast Tone Fast Tone
    • 240 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Continuous Tone Continuous Tone The vehicle is close to the obstacle when the warning display shows one flashing arc and sounds a continuous tone. The following chart shows the warning alert opera- tion when the system is detecting an obstacle:
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 241 WARNING ALERTS Rear Greater than 79-59 in 59-47 in 47-39 in 39-25 in 25-12 in Less than Distance 79 in (200-150 cm) (150-120 cm) (120-100 cm) (100-65 cm) (65-30 cm) 12 in (in/cm) (200 cm) (30 cm) Audible None Single 1/2- Slow (for Slow (for Fast (for Fast Continuous Alert Second Tone rear center rear center rear center 3 Chime (for rear only) only) only) center only)Arc — Left None None None None None 2nd Flash- 1st Flashing Rear ingArc — Cen- None 6th Solid 5th Solid 4th Solid 3rd Flashing 2nd Flash- 1st Flashing ter Rear ingArc — Right None None None None None 2nd Flash- 1st Flashing Rear ing
    • 242 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEEnabling And Disabling ParkSenseா (EVIC) will actuate a single chime, once per ignitionParkSense௡ can be enabled and disabled using the cycle, and it will display the “WIPE OFF REAR PARKUconnect Touch™ System. The available choices are: Off, ASSIST SENSORS”, “SERVICE PARK ASSIST SENSORS”Sound Only, or Sound and Display. Refer to “Uconnect or “SERVICE PARK ASSIST SYSTEM” message. Refer toTouch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)” in “Un-Panel” for further information. derstanding Your Instrument Panel” for further informa- tion. When the shift lever is moved to REVERSE and theWhen the ParkSense௡ soft-key is pressed to disable the system has detected a fault condition, the EVIC willsystem, the EVIC will display the “PARK ASSIST SYS- display the “WIPE OFF REAR PARK ASSIST SENSORS”,TEM OFF” message for approximately five seconds. “SERVICE PARK ASSIST SENSORS” or the “SERVICERefer to “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)” PARK ASSIST SYSTEM” message for as long as thein “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further vehicle is in REVERSE. Under this condition, ParkSense௡information. When the shift lever is moved to REVERSE will not operate.and the system is disabled, the EVIC will display the“PARK ASSIST SYSTEM OFF” message for approxi- If “WIPE OFF REAR PARK ASSIST SENSORS” appearsmately five seconds. in the EVIC make sure the outer surface and the under- side of the rear fascia/bumper is clean and clear of snow,Service The ParkSenseா Rear Park Assist System ice, mud, dirt or other obstruction and then cycle theWhen the ParkSense௡ Rear Park Assist system is mal- ignition. If the message continues to appear, see anfunctioning, the Electronic Vehicle Information Center authorized dealer.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 243 3 Wipe Off Rear Park Assist Sensors Service Park Assist SensorsIf “SERVICE PARK ASSIST SENSORS” or “SERVICEPARK ASSIST SYSTEM” appears in the EVIC, see anauthorized dealer.
    • 244 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ASSIST SYSTEM DISABLEDЉ message. If “PARK ASSIST SYSTEM DISABLED” appears in the EVIC, cycle the ignition. If the message appears again, see an authorized dealer. Service Park Assist SystemThe ParkSense Rear Park Assist system will be automati-cally disabled when there are faulted conditions outsideof the ParkSense Rear Park Assist system that inhibit thefeature from functioning properly. The Electronic Vehicle Park Assist System DisabledInformation Center (EVIC) will actuate a single chime,once per ignition cycle, and it will display the ЉPARK
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 245Cleaning The ParkSenseா System • When you move the shift lever to the REVERSEClean the ParkSense௡ sensors with water, car wash soap position and ParkSense௡ is turned off, the EVIC willand a soft cloth. Do not use rough or hard cloths. Do not display “PARK ASSIST SYSTEM OFF” message forscratch or poke the sensors. Otherwise, you could dam- approximately five seconds.age the sensors. • Clean the ParkSense௡ sensors regularly, taking careParkSenseா System Usage Precautions not to scratch or damage them. The sensors must not 3 be covered with ice, snow, slush, mud, dirt or debris.NOTE: Failure to do so can result in the system not working• Ensure that the outer surface and the underside of the properly. The ParkSense௡ system might not detect an rear bumper is clean and clear of snow, ice, mud, dirt obstacle behind the fascia/bumper, or it could provide or other obstruction to keep the Rear Park Assist a false indication that an obstacle is behind the fascia/ system operating properly. bumper.• Jackhammers, large trucks, and other vibrations could • Objects such as bicycle carriers, trailer hitches, etc., affect the performance of ParkSense௡. must not be placed within 12 in (30 cm) from the rear• When you turn ParkSense௡ off, the EVIC will display fascia/bumper while driving the vehicle. Failure to do “PARK ASSIST SYSTEM OFF.” Furthermore, once you so can result in the system misinterpreting a close turn ParkSense௡ off, it remains off until you turn it on again, even if you cycle the ignition key.
    • 246 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE object as a sensor problem, causing the “SERVICE WARNING! PARK ASSIST SENSORS” message to be displayed in the EVIC. • Drivers must be careful when backing up even when using the ParkSense௡ Rear Park Assist sys- CAUTION! tem. Always check carefully behind your vehicle, look behind you, and be sure to check for pedes-• ParkSense௡ is only a parking aid and it is unable trians, animals, other vehicles, obstructions, and to recognize every obstacle, including small ob- blind spots before backing up. You are responsible stacles. Parking curbs might be temporarily de- for safety and must continue to pay attention to tected or not detected at all. Obstacles located your surroundings. Failure to do so can result in above or below the sensors will not be detected serious injury or death. when they are in close proximity.• The vehicle must be driven slowly when using (Continued) ParkSense௡ in order to be able to stop in time when an obstacle is detected. It is recommended that the driver looks over his/her shoulder when using ParkSense௡.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 247 PARKVIEWா REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF WARNING! (Continued) EQUIPPED• Before using the ParkSense௡ Rear Park Assist Your vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView௡ Rear system, it is strongly recommended that the ball Back Up Camera that allows you to see an on-screen mount and hitch ball assembly is disconnected image of the rear surroundings of your vehicle whenever from the vehicle when the vehicle is not used for the shift lever is put into REVERSE. The image will be towing. Failure to do so can result in injury or 3 displayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a damage to vehicles or obstacles because the hitch caution note to “check entire surroundings” across the ball will be much closer to the obstacle than the top of the screen. After five seconds this note will rear fascia when the warning display turns on the disappear. The ParkView௡ camera is located on the rear first flashing arc and sounds the continuous tone. of the vehicle above the rear License plate. Also, the sensors could detect the ball mount and hitch ball assembly, depending on its size and When the vehicle is shifted out of REVERSE, the rear shape, giving a false indication that an obstacle is camera mode is exited and the navigation or audio screen behind the vehicle. appears again. When displayed, static grid lines will illustrate the width of the vehicle while a dashed center-line will indicate the center of the vehicle to assist with parking or aligning to a hitch/receiver. The static grid lines will show separate
    • 248 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEzones that will help indicate the distance to the rear of thevehicle. The following table shows the approximatedistances for each zone: Zone Distance to the rear of the vehicleRed 0 - 1 ft (0 - 30 cm)Yellow 1 ft - 3 ft (30 cm - 1 m)Green 3 ft or greater (1 m or greater) WARNING! CAUTION! Drivers must be careful when backing up even when • To avoid vehicle damage, ParkView௡ should only using the ParkView௡ Rear Back Up Camera. Always be used as a parking aid. The ParkView௡ camera is check carefully behind your vehicle, and be sure to unable to view every obstacle or object in your check for pedestrians, animals, other vehicles, ob- drive path. structions, or blind spots before backing up. You are (Continued) responsible for the safety of your surroundings and must continue to pay attention while backing up. Failure to do so can result in serious injury or death.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 249 Turning ParkViewா On Or Off — With Touch CAUTION! (Continued) Screen Radio • To avoid vehicle damage, the vehicle must be driven slowly when using ParkView௡ to be able to 1. Turn the Radio on. stop in time when an obstacle is seen. It is recom- 2. Press the “More” soft-key. mended that the driver look frequently over his/ her shoulder when using ParkView௡. 3. Press the “Settings” soft-key. 3 4. Press the “Safety & Driving Assistance” soft-key.NOTE: If snow, ice, mud, or any foreign substancebuilds up on the camera lens, clean the lens, rinse with 5. Press the check box soft key next to “Parkview௡water, and dry with a soft cloth. Do not cover the lens. Backup Camera” to enable/disable.
    • 250 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEOVERHEAD CONSOLE Front Map/Reading LightsThe overhead console contains courtesy/reading lights Lights are mounted in the overhead console. Each lightand storage for sunglasses. Universal Garage Door can be turned on by pressing the lens.Opener (HomeLink௡) and power sunroof switches may To turn the lights off, press the lens a second time.also be included, if equipped. Front Map/Reading Lights Overhead Console
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 251The lights also turn on when a door is opened. The lightswill also turn on when the UNLOCK button on the RKEis pressed.Sunglass Bin DoorAt the front of the console a compartment is provided forthe storage of a pair of sunglasses. The storage compart- 3ment access is a “push/push” design. Push the chromepad on the door to open. Push the chrome pad on thedoor to close. Sunglass Bin Door
    • 252 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEGARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPEDHomeLink௡ replaces up to three hand-held transmittersthat operate devices such as garage door openers, motor-ized gates, lighting or home security systems. TheHomeLink௡ unit is powered by your vehicles 12 Voltbattery.The HomeLink௡ buttons, located on either the overheadconsole, headliner or sunvisor, designate the three differ-ent HomeLink௡ channels. The HomeLink௡ indicator islocated above the center button. HomeLink௡ Buttons/Overhead Consoles
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 253 Before You Begin Programming HomeLinkா Be sure that your vehicle is parked outside of the garage before you begin programming. For more efficient programming and accurate transmis- sion of the radio-frequency signal it is recommended that a new battery be placed in the hand-held transmitter of 3 the device that is being programmed to the HomeLink௡ system. Erase all channels before you begin programming. To erase the channels place the ignition in the ON/RUN position and press and hold the two outside HomeLink௡ HomeLink௡ Buttons/Sunvisor/Headliner buttons (I and III) for up 20 seconds or until the redNOTE: HomeLink௡ is disabled when the Vehicle Secu- indicator flashes.rity Alarm is active. NOTE: • Erasing all channels should only be performed when programming HomeLink௡ for the first time. Do not erase channels when programming additional buttons.
    • 254 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE• If you have any problems, or require assistance, please call toll-free 1–800–355–3515 or, on the Internet at www.HomeLink.com for information or assistance.Programming A Rolling CodeFor programming garage door openers that were manu-factured after 1995. These garage door openers can beidentified by the “LEARN” or “TRAIN” button locatedwhere the hanging antenna is attached to the garage dooropener. It is NOT the button that is normally used toopen and close the door. The name and color of thebutton may vary by manufacturer. Training The Garage Door Opener 1 — Door Opener 2 — Training Button 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. 2. Place the hand-held transmitter 1 to 3 in (3 to 8 cm) away from the HomeLink௡ button you wish to program while keeping the HomeLink௡ indicator light in view.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 2553. Simultaneously press and hold both the Homelink௡ light that blinks when the garage door opener/device isbutton you want to program and the hand-held transmit- in the LEARN/TRAIN mode.ter button. NOTE: You have 30 seconds in which to initiate the next4. Continue to hold both buttons and observe the indi- step after the LEARN button has been pressed.cator light. The Homelink௡ indicator will flash slowly 6. Return to the vehicle and press the programmed 3and then rapidly after Homelink௡ has received the fre- HomeLink௡ button twice (holding the button for twoquency signal from the hand-held transmitter. Release seconds each time). If the garage door opener/deviceboth buttons after the indicator light changes from slow activates, programming is complete.to rapid. NOTE: If the garage door opener/device does not5. At the garage door opener motor (in the garage), activate, press the button a third time (for two seconds) tolocate the “LEARN” or “TRAINING” button. This can complete the training.usually be found where the hanging antenna wire isattached to the garage door opener/device motor. Firmly To program the remaining two HomeLink௡ buttons,press and release the “LEARN” or “TRAINING” button. repeat each step for each remaining button. DO NOTOn some garage door openers/devices there may be a erase the channels.
    • 256 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEReprogramming A Single HomeLink௡ Button Programming A Non-Rolling CodeTo reprogram a channel that has been previously trained, For programming Garage Door Openers manufacturedfollow these steps: before 1995.1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position.2. Press and hold the desired HomeLink௡ button until 2. Place the hand-held transmitter 1 to 3 in (3 to 8 cm)the indicator light begins to flash after 20 seconds. Do not away from the HomeLink௡ button you wish to programrelease the button. while keeping the HomeLink௡ indicator light in view.3. Without releasing the button proceed with “Program- 3. Simultaneously press and hold both the Homelink௡ming A Rolling Code” Step 2 and follow all remaining button you want to program and the hand-held transmit-steps. ter button. 4. Continue to hold both buttons and observe the indi- cator light. The Homelink௡ indicator will flash slowly and then rapidly after Homelink௡ has received the fre- quency signal from the hand-held transmitter. Release both buttons after the indicator light changes from slow to rapid.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 2575. Press and hold the programmed HomeLink௡ button 3. Without releasing the button proceed with “Program-and observe the indicator light. ming A Non-Rolling Code” Step 2 and follow all remain- ing steps. • If the indicator light stays on constantly, program- ming is complete and the garage door/device Canadian/Gate Operator Programming should activate when the HomeLink௡ button is For programming transmitters in Canada/United States pressed. that require the transmitter signals to “time-out” after 3 several seconds of transmission. • To program the two remaining HomeLink௡ buttons, repeat each step for each remaining button. DO Canadian radio frequency laws require transmitter sig- NOT erase the channels. nals to time-out (or quit) after several seconds of trans- mission – which may not be long enough for HomeLink௡Reprogramming A Single HomeLink௡ Button to pick up the signal during programming. Similar to thisTo reprogram a channel that has been previously trained, Canadian law, some U.S. gate operators are designed tofollow these steps: time-out in the same manner.1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. It may be helpful to unplug the device during the cycling2. Press and hold the desired HomeLink௡ button until process to prevent possible overheating of the garagethe indicator light begins to flash after 20 seconds. Do not door or gate motor.release the button. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position.
    • 258 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE2. Place the hand-held transmitter 1 to 3 in (3 to 8 cm) • To program the two remaining HomeLink௡ buttons,away from the HomeLink௡ button you wish to program repeat each step for each remaining button. DOwhile keeping the HomeLink௡ indicator light in view. NOT erase the channels.3. Continue to press and hold the HomeLink௡ button, If you unplugged the garage door opener/device forwhile you press and release (“cycle”), your hand-held programming, plug it back in at this time.transmitter every two seconds until HomeLink௡ has suc- Reprogramming A Single HomeLink௡ Buttoncessfully accepted the frequency signal. The indicator light To reprogram a channel that has been previously trained,will flash slowly and then rapidly when fully trained. follow these steps:4. Watch for the HomeLink௡ indicator to change flash 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position.rates. When it changes, it is programmed. It may take upto 30 seconds or longer in rare cases. The garage door 2. Press and hold the desired HomeLink௡ button untilmay open and close while you are programming. the indicator light begins to flash after 20 seconds. Do not release the button.5. Press and hold the programmed HomeLink௡ buttonand observe the indicator light. 3. Without releasing the button proceed with “Canadian/Gate Operator Programming” Step 2 and • If the indicator light stays on constantly, program- follow all remaining steps. ming is complete and the garage door/device should activate when the HomeLink௡ button is pressed.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 259Using HomeLinkா Troubleshooting TipsTo operate, press and release the programmed If you are having trouble programming HomeLink௡, hereHomeLink௡ button. Activation will now occur for the are some of the most common solutions:programmed device (i.e., garage door opener, gate opera- • Replace the battery in the original hand-held transmit-tor, security system, entry door lock, home/office light- ter.ing, etc.,). The hand-held transmitter of the device may 3also be used at any time. • Press the LEARN button on the Garage Door Opener to complete the training for a Rolling Code.SecurityIt is advised to erase all channels before you sell or turn • Did you unplug the device for programming andin your vehicle. remember to plug it back in?To do this, press and hold the two outside buttons for If you have any problems, or require assistance, please20 seconds until the red indicator flashes. Note that all call toll-free 1–800–355–3515 or, on the Internet atchannels will be erased. Individual channels cannot be www.HomeLink.com for information or assistance.erased.The HomeLink௡ Universal Transceiver is disabled whenthe Vehicle Security Alarm is active.
    • 260 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE General Information WARNING! This device complies with FCC rules Part 15 and Industry• Your motorized door or gate will open and close Canada RSS-210. Operation is subject to the following while you are programming the universal trans- two conditions: ceiver. Do not program the transceiver if people, 1. This device may not cause harmful interference. pets or other objects are in the path of the door or gate. Only use this transceiver with a garage door 2. This device must accept any interference that may be opener that has a “stop and reverse” feature as received including interference that may cause undesired required by Federal safety standards. This includes operation. most garage door opener models manufactured after NOTE: 1982. Do not use a garage door opener without these • The transmitter has been tested and it complies with safety features. Call toll-free 1–800–355–3515 or, on FCC and IC rules. Changes or modifications not the Internet at www.HomeLink.com for safety infor- expressly approved by the party responsible for com- mation or assistance. pliance could void the user’s authority to operate the• Vehicle exhaust contains carbon monoxide, a dan- device. gerous gas. Do not run your vehicle in the garage while programming the transceiver. Exhaust gas • The term IC before the certification/registration num- can cause serious injury or death. ber only signifies that Industry Canada technical specifications were met.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 261POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED WARNING!The power sunroof switch is located between the sunvisors on the overhead console. • Never leave children in a vehicle with the key in the ignition switch. Occupants, particularly unat- tended children, can become entrapped by the power sunroof while operating the power sunroof 3 switch. Such entrapment may result in serious injury or death. • In a collision, there is a greater risk of being thrown from a vehicle with an open sunroof. You could also be seriously injured or killed. Always fasten your seat belt properly and make sure all passengers are properly secured too. • Do not allow small children to operate the sun- roof. Never allow your fingers, other body parts, or Power Sunroof Switch any object to project through the sunroof opening. Injury may result.
    • 262 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEOpening Sunroof — Express position. The sunroof will close fully and stop automati-Press the switch rearward and release it within one-half cally. This is called “Express Close”. During Expresssecond and the sunroof will open automatically from any Close operation, any movement of the switch will stopposition. The sunroof will open fully and stop automati- the sunroof.cally. This is called “Express Open”. During Express Closing Sunroof — Manual ModeOpen operation, any movement of the sunroof switch To close the sunroof, press and hold the switch in thewill stop the sunroof. forward position. Any release of the switch will stop theOpening Sunroof — Manual Mode movement and the sunroof will remain in a partiallyTo open the sunroof, press and hold the switch rearward closed condition until the switch is pushed and heldto full open. Any release of the switch will stop the forward again.movement and the sunroof will remain in a partially Pinch Protect Featureopened condition until the switch is pushed and held This feature will detect an obstruction in the opening ofrearward again. the sunroof during Express Close operation. If an ob-Closing Sunroof — Express struction is detected, the sunroof will automatically re-Press the switch forward and release it within one-half tract. Remove the obstruction if this occurs. Next, presssecond and the sunroof will close automatically from any the switch forward and release to Express Close.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 263NOTE: If three consecutive sunroof close attempts re- Wind Buffetingsult in Pinch Protect reversals, the fourth close attempt Wind buffeting can be described as the perception ofwill be a Manual Close movement with Pinch Protect pressure on the ears or a helicopter-type sound in thedisabled. ears. Your vehicle may exhibit wind buffeting with the windows down, or the sunroof (if equipped) is in certainVenting Sunroof — Express open or partially open positions. This is a normal occur- 3Press and release the “Vent” button, and the sunroof will rence and can be minimized. If the buffeting occurs withopen to the vent position. This is called “Express Vent”, the rear windows open, open the front and rear windowsand will occur regardless of sunroof position. During together to minimize the buffeting. If the buffeting occursExpress Vent operation, any movement of the switch will with the sunroof open, adjust the sunroof opening tostop the sunroof. minimize the buffeting or open any window.Sunshade Operation Sunroof MaintenanceThe sunshade can be opened manually. However, the Use only a nonabrasive cleaner and a soft cloth to cleansunshade will open automatically as the sunroof opens. the glass panel.NOTE: The sunshade cannot be closed if the sunroof isopen.
    • 264 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEIgnition OFF Operation ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS — IF EQUIPPED The 12 Volt (13 Amp) instrument panel power outlet isFor vehicles not equipped with the Electronic Vehicle located on the lower instrument panel, below the climateInformation Center (EVIC), the power sunroof switch controls. The power outlet has power available when thewill remain active for 45 seconds after the ignition switch ignition switch is in the ACC or RUN position. Theis turned to the LOCK position. Opening either front power outlet will also operate a conventional cigardoor will cancel this feature. lighter unit (if equipped with an optional Smoker’sNOTE: Package).• For vehicles equipped with the EVIC, the power sunroof switch will remain active for up to approxi- mately ten minutes after the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position. Opening either front door will cancel this feature.• The Ignition Off time is programmable using the Uconnect Touch™ System. Refer to “Uconnect Touch™ Settings” in “Understanding Your Instrument Panel” for further information.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 265 CAUTION! • Do not exceed the maximum power of 160 Watts (13 Amps) at 12 Volts. If the 160 Watt (13 Amp) power rating is exceeded the fuse protecting the system will need to be replaced. 3 • Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not insert any other object in the power outlets as this will damage the outlet and blow the fuse. Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage not covered by your New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Instrument Panel OutletNOTE: To ensure proper operation a MOPAR௡ cigarknob and element must be used.
    • 266 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEThere is also a 12 volt power outlet located in the centerconsole. This power outlet has power available onlywhen the ignition is placed in the ACC or RUN position. Underhood Fuses (Power Outlet Fuses) 1— F84 Fuse 20 A Yellow Cigar Lighter 2— F30 Fuse 20 A Yellow Center Console Outlet Center Console Outlet
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 267 WARNING! CAUTION!To avoid serious injury or death: • Many accessories that can be plugged in draw• Only devices designed for use in this type of power from the vehicle’s battery, even when not in outlet should be inserted into any 12 Volt outlet. use (i.e., cellular phones, etc.). Eventually, if• Do not touch with wet hands. plugged in long enough, the vehicle’s battery will 3• Close the lid when not in use and while driving discharge sufficiently to degrade battery life the vehicle. and/or prevent the engine from starting.• If this outlet is mishandled, it may cause an • Accessories that draw higher power (i.e., coolers, electric shock and failure. vacuum cleaners, lights, etc.), will degrade the battery even more quickly. Only use these inter- mittently and with greater caution. • After the use of high power draw accessories, or long periods of the vehicle not being started (with accessories still plugged in), the vehicle must be driven a sufficient length of time to allow the alternator to recharge the vehicle’s battery. (Continued)
    • 268 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CAUTION! (Continued) • Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not hang any type of accessory or acces- sory bracket from the plug. Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage.CUPHOLDERSFront Seat CupholdersThe cupholders are located in the center console forwardof the armrest between the front seats. Front Cupholders Lighted Cupholders — If Equipped On some vehicles the front cupholders are equipped with a light ring that illuminates the cupholders for the front passengers. The light ring is controlled by the Dimmer Control. Refer to “Lights” in “Understanding The Fea- tures Of Your Vehicle” for further information.
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 269 convenient access to beverage cans or bottles while maintaining a resting place for the rear occupant’s el- bows. 3 Light Ring In Front CupholderRear Seat CupholdersThe rear seat cupholders are located in the center armrestbetween the rear seats. The cupholders are positioned Rear Seat Cupholdersforward in the armrest and side-by-side to provide
    • 270 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLESTORAGEGlovebox StorageThe glovebox storage compartment is located on thepassenger side of the instrument panel. Pull on therelease handle to open the glovebox storage compart-ment. Opened Glovebox Storage Compartment Glovebox Storage Compartment
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 271Console Features Pull upward on the release handle, located on the front ofAn open storage area, or cubby bin, is located in the the armrest, to open the storage compartment.center console forward of the shift lever. WARNING!There is a storage compartment located under the centerconsole armrest. In addition, the 12 volt power outlet, Do not operate this vehicle with a console compart-USB and Aux jack are located here. ment lid in the open position. Cellular phones, music 3 players, and other handheld electronic devices should be stowed while driving. Use of these devices while driving can cause an accident due to distrac- tion, resulting in death or injury. Center Console
    • 272 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLEDoor StorageThe door panels contain storage areas. Rear Door Trim Storage Front Door Trim Storage
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 273Passenger Seat Storage — If EquippedSome models may be equipped with storage under thefront passenger seat cushion. Pull upward on the seattether to open the storage compartment. 3 Passenger Seat Cushion Storage Compartment Passenger Seat Cushion Tether
    • 274 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLERear Seat Armrest Storage — If Equipped CARGO AREA FEATURESFor rear passengers there is a storage bin located in the Cargo Area — Vehicles Equipped with 60/40armrest. Lift upward on the latch to open the storage Split-Folding Rear Seatcompartment. The 60/40 split-folding rear seat provides cargo-carrying versatility. The seatbacks fold down easily by pulling the seatback loops between the seatbacks and the bolsters. When the seats are folded down, they provide a continu- ous, nearly-flat extension of the load floor. NOTE: These loops can be tucked away when not in use. Rear Armrest Storage
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 275 3 Rear Seatback Loops Folded Rear SeatbackAfter releasing the seatback, it can be folded forward. When the seatback is folded to the upright position, make sure it is latched by strongly pulling on the top of the seatback above the seat strap.
    • 276 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! WARNING! (Continued)• Be certain that the seatback is securely locked into • To help protect against personal injury, passengers position. If the seatback is not securely locked into should not be seated in the rear cargo area. The position, the seat will not provide the proper rear cargo space is intended for load carrying stability for child seats and/or passengers. An purposes only, not for passengers, who should sit improperly latched seat could cause serious injury. in seats and use seat belts.• The cargo area in the rear of the vehicle (with the rear seatbacks in the locked-up or folded down WARNING! position) should not be used as a play area by children when the vehicle is in motion. They could The weight and position of cargo and passengers can be seriously injured in a collision. Children change the vehicle center of gravity and vehicle should be seated and using the proper restraint handling. To avoid loss of control resulting in per- system. sonal injury, follow these guidelines for loading your vehicle: (Continued) • Always place cargo evenly on the cargo floor. Put heavier objects as low and as far forward as possible. (Continued)
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 277 Cargo Tie-Downs WARNING! (Continued) The rear cargo area is equipped with cargo tie-downs, • Place as much cargo as possible in front of the rear located on either side of the rear cargo area. axle. Too much weight or improperly placed weight over or behind the rear axle can cause the rear of the vehicle to sway. • Do not pile luggage or cargo higher than the top of 3 the seatback. This could impair visibility or be- come a dangerous projectile in a sudden stop or collision.Trunk Mat — If EquippedA trunk mat covers the bottom of the cargo area. Thetrunk mat is used to protect the interior of the trunk frommud, snow, and debris. Cargo Tie-Downs
    • 278 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLESki Pass-Through REAR WINDOW FEATURESThere is a ski pass-through door located behind the rear Rear Window Defrosterseat armrest that allows longer items, such as snow skis, The rear window defroster button is located on theto be stored in the rear cargo area. Lower the armrest and climate control. Press this button to turn on thepull downward on the latch to open the ski pass-through rear window defroster and the heated outside mirrors (ifdoor. equipped). An indicator in the button will illuminate when the rear window defroster is on. The rear window defroster automatically turns off after approximately 10 minutes. For an additional five minutes of operation, press the button a second time. Ski Pass-Through
    • UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 279 CAUTION!Failure to follow these cautions can cause damage tothe heating elements:• Use care when washing the inside of the rear window. Do not use abrasive window cleaners on 3 the interior surface of the window. Use a soft cloth and a mild washing solution, wiping parallel to the heating elements. Labels can be peeled off after soaking with warm water.• Do not use scrapers, sharp instruments, or abra- sive window cleaners on the interior surface of the window.• Keep all objects a safe distance from the window.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELCONTENTSⅥ Instrument Panel Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 Ⅵ Uconnect Touch™ Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332Ⅵ Instrument Cluster — Base . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 ▫ Hard-Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332 4Ⅵ Instrument Cluster — Premium Analog . . . . . 286 ▫ Soft-Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332Ⅵ Instrument Cluster — Premium Digital . . . . . 287 ▫ Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect Touch™ System 8.4 Settings . . . . . . 332Ⅵ Instrument Cluster Descriptions . . . . . . . . . . 288 Ⅵ Media Center 200 (Sales Code Rae) — AM/FMⅥ Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) . 301 Stereo Radio With CD Player (MP3 AUX Jack) ▫ Engine Oil Change Indicator System . . . . . 303 And Siriusxm™ Radio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345 ▫ Two Button EVIC — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 304 ▫ Operating Instructions — Radio Mode . . . . 345 ▫ Four Button EVIC — If Equipped . . . . . . . 311
    • 282 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL ▫ Operation Instructions — CD Mode For CD ▫ Connecting The iPod௡ Or External USB And MP3 Audio Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350 Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358 ▫ Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files . . . . . . . 352 ▫ Using This Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360 ▫ Enter/Browse Button (CD Mode For ▫ Controlling The iPod௡ Or External USB MP3/WMA Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355 Device Using Radio Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360 ▫ Info Button (CD Mode For MP3/WMA Play) . . 355 ▫ Play Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361 ▫ Operation Instructions — Auxiliary Mode . . . 356 ▫ List Or Browse Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362 ▫ Operation Instructions — Universal Serial ▫ Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA) . . . . . . . . 363 Bus (USB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356 Ⅵ Steering Wheel Audio Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . 365 ▫ Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 357 ▫ Radio Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365Ⅵ CD Player — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 357 ▫ CD Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366 ▫ CD Player Operating Instructions . . . . . . . . . 358 Ⅵ CD/DVD Disc Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366Ⅵ iPod௡/USB/MP3 Control With Uconnect™ Ⅵ Radio Operation And Mobile Phones . . . . . . . 367 Voice Command — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 358
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 283Ⅵ Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367 ▫ Climate Control Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 378 ▫ Manual Heating And Air Conditioning — If ▫ Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) . . . . . 379 Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 368 ▫ Operating Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380 ▫ Uconnect Touch™ 8.4 Climate Controls — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373 4
    • 284 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELINSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES1 — Air Demister 5 — Glove Compartment 9 — Trunk Release2 — Outlet 6 — Climate Control Hard Controls/ 10 — Hood Release Uconnect Touch™ System Hard Controls3 — Instrument Cluster 7 — Power Outlet 11 — Dimmer Control4 — Radio/Uconnect Touch™ System 8 — Ignition Switch 12 — Headlight Switch
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 285INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE 4
    • 286 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELINSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM ANALOG
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 287INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM DIGITAL 4
    • 288 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELINSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated. Accordingly, when the low tire pressure telltale illumi-1. Tachometer nates, you should stop and check your tires as soon asThis gauge measures engine revolutions-per-minute possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure. Driving(RPM x 1000). on a significantly under-inflated tire causes the tire to2. Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light — If overheat and can lead to tire failure. Under-inflation alsoEquipped reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life, and may affect Each tire, including the spare (if provided), the vehicle’s handling and stopping ability. should be checked monthly when cold and Please note that the TPMS is not a substitute for proper inflated to the inflation pressure recommended tire maintenance, and it is the driver’s responsibility to by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle maintain correct tire pressure, even if under-inflation hasplacard or tire inflation pressure label. (If your vehicle not reached the level to trigger illumination of the TPMShas tires of a different size than the size indicated on the low tire pressure telltale.vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label, you shoulddetermine the proper tire inflation pressure for those Your vehicle has also been equipped with a TPMStires.) malfunction indicator to indicate when the system is not operating properly. The TPMS malfunction indicator isAs an added safety feature, your vehicle has been combined with the low tire pressure telltale. When theequipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System system detects a malfunction, the telltale will flash for(TPMS) that illuminates a low tire pressure telltale when
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 289approximately one minute and then remain continuously CAUTION!illuminated. This sequence will continue upon subse-quent vehicle start-ups as long as the malfunction exists. The TPMS has been optimized for the originalWhen the malfunction indicator is illuminated, the sys- equipment tires and wheels. TPMS pressures andtem may not be able to detect or signal low tire pressure warning have been established for the tire sizeas intended. TPMS malfunctions may occur for a variety equipped on your vehicle. Undesirable system opera-of reasons, including the installation of replacement or tion or sensor damage may result when using re-alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that prevent the placement equipment that is not of the same size, 4TPMS from functioning properly. Always check the type, and/or style. Aftermarket wheels can causeTPMS malfunction telltale after replacing one or more sensor damage. Do not use tire sealant from a can ortires or wheels on your vehicle, to ensure that the balance beads if your vehicle is equipped with areplacement or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS TPMS, as damage to the sensors may result.to continue to function properly. 3. Turn Signal Indicators The arrow will flash with the exterior turn signal when the turn signal lever is operated. If the vehicle electronics sense that the vehicle is driven more than 1 mile (1.6 km) with either turn signal on, a
    • 290 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELcontinuous chime will sound to alert you to turn the CAUTION!signals off. If either indicator flashes at a rapid rate, checkfor a defective outside light bulb. Driving with a hot engine cooling system could damage your vehicle. If the temperature gauge reads4. Temperature Gauge “H” pull over and stop the vehicle. Idle the vehicleThe temperature gauge shows engine coolant tempera- with the air conditioner turned off until the pointerture. Any reading within the normal range indicates that drops back into the normal range. If the pointerthe engine cooling system is operating satisfactorily. remains on the “H” and you hear continuous chimes,The gauge pointer will likely indicate a higher tempera- turn the engine off immediately and call an autho-ture when driving in hot weather, up mountain grades, rized dealership for service.or when towing a trailer. It should not be allowed toexceed the upper limits of the normal operating range.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 291 system. If this light remains on after several ignition WARNING! cycles, and the vehicle has been driven several miles A hot engine cooling system is dangerous. You or (kilometers) at speeds greater than 30 mph (48 km/h), see others could be badly burned by steam or boiling your authorized dealer as soon as possible to have the coolant. You may want to call an authorized dealer- problem diagnosed and corrected. ship for service if your vehicle overheats. If you NOTE: decide to look under the hood yourself, see “Main- • The “ESC Off Indicator Light” and the “ESC taining Your Vehicle”. Follow the warnings under the Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light” come on mo- 4 Cooling System Pressure Cap paragraph. mentarily each time the ignition switch is turned to ON/RUN.5. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light — If Equipped • Each time the ignition is turned to ON/RUN, the ESC The “ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator system will be ON, even if it was turned off previously. Light” in the instrument cluster will come on • The ESC system will make buzzing or clicking sounds when the ignition switch is turned to the when it is active. This is normal; the sounds will stop ON/RUN position. It should go out with the when ESC becomes inactive following the maneuverengine running. If the “ESC Activation/Malfunction In- that caused the ESC activation.dicator Light” comes on continuously with the enginerunning, a malfunction has been detected in the ESC
    • 292 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL6. Front Fog Light Indicator — If Equipped Center (EVIC). Refer to ”Electronic Vehicle Information This indicator will illuminate when the front fog Center (EVIC) — If Equipped” for further information. lights are on. 8. High Beam Indicator7. Engine Temperature Warning Light This indicator shows that the high beam head- This light warns of an overheated engine condi- lights are on. Push the multifunction lever forward tion. If the engine coolant temperature is too high, to switch the headlights to high beam, and pull toward this indicator will illuminate and a single chime yourself (normal position) to return to low beam. will sound. 9. Seat Belt Reminder LightIf the light turns on while driving, safely pull over and When the ignition switch is first turned to ON/stop the vehicle. If the A/C system is on, turn it off. Also, RUN, this light will turn on for four to eightshift the transmission into NEUTRAL and idle the ve- seconds as a bulb check. During the bulb check, ifhicle. If the temperature reading does not return to the driver’s seat belt is unbuckled, a chime will sound.normal, turn the engine off immediately and call for After the bulb check or when driving, if the driver’s seatservice. Refer to “If Your Engine Overheats” in “What To belt remains unbuckled, the Seat Belt Reminder LightDo In Emergencies” for further information. will illuminate and the chime will sound. Refer to “Occupant Restraints” in “Things To Know Before Start-For vehicles equipped with a premium cluster this indi- ing Your Vehicle” for further information.cator will display in the Electronic Vehicle Information
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 29310. Brake Warning Light The dual brake system provides a reserve braking capac- This light monitors various brake functions, ity in the event of a failure to a portion of the hydraulic including brake fluid level and parking brake system. A leak in either half of the dual brake system is application. If the brake light turns on it may indicated by the Brake Warning Light, which will turn on indicate that the parking brake is applied, that when the brake fluid level in the master cylinder hasthe brake fluid level is low, or that there is a problem with dropped below a specified level.the anti-lock brake system reservoir. The light will remain on until the cause is corrected.If the light remains on when the parking brake has been 4 NOTE: The light may flash momentarily during sharpdisengaged, and the fluid level is at the full mark on the cornering maneuvers, which change fluid level condi-master cylinder reservoir, it indicates a possible brake tions. The vehicle should have service performed, andhydraulic system malfunction or that a problem with the the brake fluid level checked.Brake Booster has been detected by the Anti-Lock BrakeSystem (ABS) / Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. If brake failure is indicated, immediate repair is neces-In this case, the light will remain on until the condition sary.has been corrected. If the problem is related to the brakebooster, the ABS pump will run when applying the brakeand a brake pedal pulsation may be felt during each stop.
    • 294 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL The light also will turn on when the parking brake is WARNING! applied with the ignition switch in the ON/RUN posi- Driving a vehicle with the red brake light on is tion. dangerous. Part of the brake system may have failed. NOTE: This light shows only that the parking brake is It will take longer to stop the vehicle. You could have applied. It does not show the degree of brake application. a collision. Have the vehicle checked immediately. 11. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF IndicatorVehicles equipped with the Anti-Lock Brake System Light — If Equipped(ABS), are also equipped with Electronic Brake Force This light indicates the Electronic Stability Con-Distribution (EBD). In the event of an EBD failure, the trol (ESC) is off.Brake Warning Light will turn on along with the ABSLight. Immediate repair to the ABS system is required. 12. Fuel GaugeOperation of the Brake Warning Light can be checked by The pointer shows the level of fuel in the fuel tank whenturning the ignition switch from the OFF position to the the ignition switch is in the ON/RUN position.ON/RUN position. The light should illuminate for ap-proximately two seconds. The light should then turn off 13. Speedometerunless the parking brake is applied or a brake fault is Indicates vehicle speed.detected. If the light does not illuminate, have the lightinspected by an authorized dealer.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 29514. Power Steering System Warning when the ignition is first turned to ON/RUN and remain This light is used to manage the electrical on briefly as a bulb check. If the light does not come on warning of the EPS (Power Steering System). during starting, have the system checked by an autho- Refer to “Power Steering” in “Starting and rized dealer. Operating” for further information. 16. Air Bag Warning Light15. Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Light This light will turn on for four to eight seconds This light informs you of a problem with the as a bulb check when the ignition switch is first Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system. If a turned to ON/RUN. If the light is either not on 4 problem is detected, the light will come on during starting, stays on, or turns on while while the engine is running. Cycle the ignition driving, have the system inspected at an authorizedkey when the vehicle has completely stopped and the dealer as soon as possible. Refer to “Occupant Restraints”shift lever is placed in the NEUTRAL position. The light in “Things To Know Before Starting Your Vehicle” forshould turn off. If the light remains lit with the engine further information.running, your vehicle will usually be drivable; however, 17. Vehicle Security Light — If Equippedsee an authorized dealer for service as soon as possible. If This light will flash at a fast rate for approxi-the light is flashing when the engine is running, imme- mately 15 seconds, when the vehicle securitydiate service is required and you may experience reduced alarm is arming, and then will flash slowlyperformance, an elevated/rough idle or engine stall and until the vehicle is disarmed.your vehicle may require towing. The light will come on
    • 296 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL18. Fuel Door Reminder 22. Odometer Display / Electronic Vehicle Information The arrow in this symbol is a reminder that the Center (EVIC) Display Fuel Filler Door is located on the left side of the Odometer Display vehicle. The odometer display shows the total distance the ve- hicle has been driven.19. Electronic Speed Control Light This light will turn on when the electronic U.S. Federal regulations require that upon transfer of speed control is ON. vehicle ownership, the seller certify to the purchaser the correct mileage that the vehicle has been driven. If your odometer needs to be repaired or serviced, the repair20. Low Fuel Light technician should leave the odometer reading the same When the fuel level reaches approximately 3.0 gal as it was before the repair or service. If s/he cannot do so, (11.0 L) this light will turn on, and remain on until then the odometer must be set at zero, and a sticker must fuel is added. be placed in the door jamb stating what the mileage was before the repair or service. It is a good idea for you to21. Park/Headlight ON Indicator — If Equipped make a record of the odometer reading before the repair/ This indicator will illuminate when the park service, so that you can be sure that it is properly reset, or lights or headlights are turned on. that the door jamb sticker is accurate if the odometer must be reset at zero.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 297The Shift Lever Indicator is self-contained within the charging system is experiencing a problem. See yourEVIC display. It displays the gear position of the auto- local authorized dealer to obtain service immediately.matic transmission. If jump starting is required, refer to “Jump StartingNOTE: You must apply the brakes before shifting from Procedures” in “What To Do In Emergencies”.PARK. 24. Oil Pressure Warning LightElectronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Display This light indicates low engine oil pressure. TheThe Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) fea- light should turn on momentarily when the engine 4tures a driver-interactive display that is located in the is started. If the light turns on while driving, stop theinstrument cluster. For further information, refer to vehicle and shut off the engine as soon as possible. A“Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)”. chime will sound for four minutes when this light turns on.23. Charging System Warning Light This light shows the status of the electrical charg- Do not operate the vehicle until the cause is corrected. ing system. The light should turn on when the This light does not indicate how much oil is in the engine.ignition switch is first placed in ON/RUN and remain on The engine oil level must be checked under the hood.briefly as a bulb check. If the light stays on or turns onwhile driving, turn off some of the vehicle’s non-essentialelectrical devices (i.e., radio) or slightly increase enginespeed (if at idle). If the light remains on, it means that the
    • 298 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL25. Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Light 26. Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) This light monitors the Anti-Lock Brake System The Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) is part of (ABS). The light will turn on when the ignition an onboard diagnostic system, called OBD, that switch is turned to the ON/RUN position and monitors engine and automatic transmission con- may stay on for as long as four seconds. trol systems. The light will illuminate when the key is in the ON/RUN position, before engine start. If the bulbIf the ABS light remains on or turns on while driving, it does not come on when turning the key from OFF toindicates that the Anti-Lock portion of the brake system ON/RUN, have the condition checked promptly.is not functioning and that service is required. However,the conventional brake system will continue to operate Certain conditions, such as poor fuel quality, etc., maynormally if the BRAKE warning light is not on. illuminate the MIL after engine start. The vehicle should be serviced if the light stays on through several of yourIf the ABS light is on, the brake system should be serviced typical driving cycles. In most situations, the vehicle willas soon as possible to restore the benefits of Anti-Lock drive normally and will not require towing.brakes. If the ABS light does not turn on when theignition switch is turned to the ON/RUN position, havethe light inspected by an authorized dealer.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 299 27. Transmission Temperature Warning Light — If CAUTION! EquippedProlonged driving with the MIL on could cause This light indicates that the transmission fluiddamage to the engine control system. It also could temperature is running hot. This may occuraffect fuel economy and drivability. If the MIL is with severe usage, such as trailer towing. If thisflashing, severe catalytic converter damage and light turns on while driving, safely pull overpower loss will soon occur. Immediate service is and stop the vehicle. Then, shift the transmission intorequired. NEUTRAL and run the engine at idle or faster until the 4 light turns off. WARNING! CAUTION!A malfunctioning catalytic converter, as referenced Continuous driving with the Transmission Tempera-above, can reach higher temperatures than in normal ture Warning Light illuminated will eventually causeoperating conditions. This can cause a fire if you severe transmission damage or transmission failure.drive slowly or park over flammable substances suchas dry plants, wood, cardboard, etc. This could resultin death or serious injury to the driver, occupants orothers.
    • 300 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL This telltale will illuminate green when the elec- WARNING! tronic speed control is SET. For further informa- If the Transmission Temperature Warning Light is tion, refer to “Electronic Speed Control” in “Un- illuminated and you continue operating the vehicle, derstanding The Features Of Your Vehicle.” in some circumstances you could cause the fluid to 30. Amber Electronic Vehicle Information Center boil over, come in contact with hot engine or exhaust (EVIC) Reconfigurable Telltales components and cause a fire. This area will show reconfigurable amber telltales (Low Fuel Telltale, Windshield Washer Fluid Low Indicator,28. Selectable EVIC Information Transmission Temperature Warning Telltale). For furtherThis area of the cluster will display selectable informa- information, refer to “Electronic Vehicle Information Cen-tion such as compass, outside temperature, etc.). For ter (EVIC)”.further information, refer to “Electronic Vehicle Informa-tion Center (EVIC) — If Equipped”. 31. Red Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Reconfigurable Telltales29. Electronic Speed Control Indicator This area will show reconfigurable red telltales (Door(s) This telltale will illuminate amber when the Ajar, Oil Pressure Warning Telltale, Charging System electronic speed control is ON. For further infor- Telltale, Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Telltale, Engine mation, refer to “Electronic Speed Control” in Temperature Warning Telltale, Electric Power Steering “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle.”
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 301Malfunction). For further information, refer to “Elec-tronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)”.32. ECO (Fuel Saver Indicator) — If EquippedThe ECO indicator will illuminate when you are drivingin a fuel efficient manner and can be used to modifydriving habits in order to increase fuel economy. TheECO display will toggle on and off depending on drivinghabits and vehicle usage. 4ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER(EVIC)The Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) fea- Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)tures a driver-interactive display that is located in theinstrument cluster. 1 — EVIC Steering Wheel Controls 2 — EVIC Display The main display area will normally display the main menu or the screens of a selected feature of the main menu. The main display area also displays Љpop upЉ
    • 302 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELmessages that consist of approximately 60 possible warn- of this message type are ЉTurn Signal OnЉ (if a turn signaling or information messages. These pop up messages fall is left on) and ЉLights OnЉ (if driver leaves the vehicle).into several categories: • Unstored Messages Until RUN• Five Second Stored Messages These messages deal primarily with the Remote StartWhen the appropriate conditions occur, this type of feature. This message type is displayed until the ignitionmessage takes control of the main display area for five is in the RUN state. Examples of this message type areseconds and then returns to the previous screen. Most of ЉRemote Start Aborted - Door AjarЉ and ЉPress Brakethe messages of this type are then stored (as long as the Pedal and Push Button to StartЉ.condition that activated it remains active) and can be • Five Second Unstored Messagesreviewed from the ЉMessagesЉ main menu item. As long When the appropriate conditions occur, this type ofas there is a stored message, an ЉiЉ will be displayed in the message takes control of the main display area for fiveEVIC’s compass/outside temp line. Examples of this seconds and then returns to the previous screen. Anmessage type are ЉRight Front Turn Signal Lamp OutЉ example of this message type is ЉAutomatic High Beamsand ЉLow Tire PressureЉ. OnЉ.• Unstored MessagesThis message type is displayed indefinitely or until thecondition that activated the message is cleared. Examples
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 303Engine Oil Change Indicator System Vehicles Equipped With Keyless Enter-N-Go™Oil Change Required 1. Without pressing the brake pedal, press the ENGINEYour vehicle is equipped with an engine oil change START/STOP button and cycle the ignition to the ON/indicator system. The “Oil Change Required” message RUN position (Do not start the engine.)will flash in the EVIC display for approximately 10 sec- 2. Fully depress the accelerator pedal, slowly, three timesonds after a single chime has sounded, to indicate the within 10 seconds.next scheduled oil change interval. The engine oil changeindicator system is duty cycle based, which means the 3. Without pressing the brake pedal, press the ENGINE 4engine oil change interval may fluctuate, dependent START/STOP button once to return the ignition to theupon your personal driving style. OFF/LOCK position.Unless reset, this message will continue to display each Vehicles Not Equipped With Keyless Enter-N-Go™time you turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position (Doposition or cycle the ignition to the ON/RUN position if not start the engine.)equipped with Keyless Enter-N-Go™. To turn off themessage temporarily, press and release the MENU but- 2. Fully depress the accelerator pedal, slowly, three timeston. To reset the oil change indicator system (after within 10 seconds.performing the scheduled maintenance) refer to the fol- 3. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK position.lowing procedure.
    • 304 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELNOTE: If the indicator message illuminates when you • Fuel Economy Infostart the vehicle, the oil change indicator system did not • Cruise Control Inforeset. If necessary, repeat this procedure. • Stored MessagesTwo Button EVIC — If EquippedThis system allows the driver to select a variety of useful • Tire Pressureinformation by pressing the switches mounted on the • Settingssteering wheel. The EVIC consists of the following: • Units• Odometer • Language• Digital Vehicle Speed The system allows the driver to select information by• Trip Info pressing the following buttons mounted on the steering• Range To Empty wheel:
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 305 UP Arrow Button Press and release the UP arrow button to scroll upward through the main menus (Odometer, Digital Vehicle Speed, Trip Info, Range To Empty, Average Fuel Economy, Current Fuel Economy, Stored Messages, Settings). RIGHT Arrow Button Press and release the RIGHT arrow button to 4 access the sub-menu screens of a main menu item. Press and hold the RIGHT arrow button for two seconds to reset displayed/selectedEVIC Steering Wheel Buttons (Two–Button EVIC Controls) features that can be reset. Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Messages • Key Fob Battery Low • Wrong Key Fob • Key Fob Damaged
    • 306 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL• Key In Ignition • Washer Fluid Low• Left Turn Signal Out • Parking Brake Engaged• Right Turn Signal Out • Brake Fluid Low• Turn Signal On • Service Electronic Braking System• Lights On • Engine Temperature Hot• Low Beam Headlight Out • Battery Voltage Low• High Beam Headlight Out • Oil Pressure Low• License Plate Light Out • Fuel Low• Backup Light Out • Service Antilock Brake System• Brake Light Out • Service Electronic Throttle Control• Parking Light Out • Transmission Too Hot• Service Airbag System • Service Power Steering• Service Airbag Warning Light • Oil Temperature Hot
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 307• Check Fuel Cap • Cruise Set To XXX km/h• Oil Change Due • Cruise Not Set Below Min. Speed• Service Tire Pressure System • Driver Seatbelt Unbuckled• Inflate Tire to XX • Passenger Seatbelt Unbuckled• Coolant Low • Front Seatbelts Unbuckled• Rain Sensor Fail • Door Open 4• Traction Control Off • Doors Open• Engine Warming Wait To Start • Trunk open• Too Cold Plug In Heater • Remote Start Aborted Fuel Low• Active Grill Shutter Unavailable • Remote Start Disabled Start To Reset• Cruise Off • Remote Start Active Key To Run• Cruise Ready • Remote Start Disabled Start To Reset• Cruise Set To XXX MPH • Remote Start Aborted Door Open
    • 308 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL• Remote Start Aborted Hood Open • Cruise Control Info• Remote Start Aborted Time Expired • Stored Messages• Remote Start Aborted Too Cold • Tire Pressure• Remote Start Active Push Start Button • SettingsEVIC Main Menu • UnitsTo step to each main menu feature press and release the • LanguageUP button once for each step. A step from the last item inthe list will cause the first item in the feature list to be NOTE: For features in the EVIC that can be resetdisplayed. The following features are in the Main menu: (Average Fuel Economy), the EVIC prompts a reset with a RIGHT arrow button graphic and the word RESET next• Odometer to it.• Digital Vehicle Speed Trip Info• Trip Info Press and release the UP arrow button until the Trip Info icon is highlighted in the EVIC. Press and release the• Range To Empty RIGHT arrow button to display the following three trip• Fuel Economy Info features in the next screen:
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 309• Trip A Elapsed Time Shows the total elapsed time of travel since the last reset.• Trip B Elapsed time will increment when the ignition is in the• Elapsed Time ON or START position.Press the UP buttons to cycle through all the Trip Resetting A Trip Info FunctionComputer functions. To Reset any of the three Trip Info functions, select the function you want to reset using the UP button. Push theThe Trip Functions mode displays the following RIGHT arrow button until the feature displays zero. 4information: Range To Empty (RTE)Trip A Shows the estimated distance that can be traveled withShows the total distance traveled for Trip A since the last the fuel remaining in the tank. This estimated distance isreset. determined by a weighted average of the instantaneousTrip B and average fuel economy, according to the current fuelShows the total distance traveled for Trip B since the last tank level. RTE cannot be reset.reset. NOTE: Significant changes in driving style or vehicle loading will greatly affect the actual drivable distance of the vehicle, regardless of the RTE display value.
    • 310 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELWhen the RTE value is less than 30 miles (48 km) Current Miles Per Gallon (MPG) or Liters Per 100estimated driving distance, the RTE display will change Kilometers (L/100km)to a text display of ЉLOW FUEL”. This display will This display shows the instantaneous MPG in bar graphcontinue until the vehicle runs out of fuel. Adding a form while driving. This will monitor the gas mileage insignificant amount of fuel to the vehicle will turn off the real-time as you drive and can be used to modify drivingLOW FUEL text and a new RTE value will display. habits in order to increase fuel economy.Average Fuel Economy Tire PSIShows the average fuel economy since the last reset. Press and release the UP button until ЉTire PressureЉ isAverage Fuel Economy can be reset by pressing and displayed.holding the RIGHT arrow button (as prompted in the Tire pressure information is displayed as follows:EVIC display). Upon reset, the history information willbe erased, and the averaging will continue from the last • If tire pressure is OK for all tires, a vehicle graphic isfuel average reading before the reset. displayed with tire pressure values in each corner or the graphic. • If one or more tires have low pressure, Inflate Tire To XX and a vehicle graphic are displayed with tire pressure values in each corner of the graphic. Tire pressure values that are too low will be flashing.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 311• If the Tire Pressure System requires service, ЉService Four Button EVIC — If Equipped TPM SystemЉ is displayed. Tire Pressure is an infor- This system allows the driver to select a variety of useful mation only function and cannot be reset. information by pressing the switches mounted on the steering wheel. The EVIC consists of the following:Stored Messages Press and release the UP arrow button until the • Radio Info Messages display icon is highlighted in the • Fuel Economy Info EVIC. This feature shows the number of stored warning messages. Pressing the RIGHT arrow • Screen Setup 4button will allow you to see what the stored messages are. • Digital Vehicle SpeedSettings — EVIC Units Selection • Analog Vehicle SpeedDisplays the units used for the Outside Temperature,Average Fuel Economy, Distance to Empty and Tire • Trip InfoPressure features. Press and Release the RIGHT arrow • Tire Pressurebutton to toggle units between ЉU.S.Љ and ЉMETRICЉ. • Vehicle Info • Stored Warning Messages
    • 312 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELThe system allows the driver to select information by UP Arrow Buttonpressing the following buttons mounted on the steering Press and release the UP arrow button to scrollwheel: upward through the main menu and sub- menus (Fuel Economy, Trip A, Trip B, Audio, Stored Messages, Screen Set Up). DOWN Arrow Button Press and release the DOWN arrow button to scroll downward through the main menu and sub-menus (Fuel Economy, Trip A, Trip B, Audio, Stored Messages, Screen Set Up). EVIC Steering Wheel Buttons (Four–Button EVIC Controls)
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 313RIGHT Arrow Button Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Press and release the RIGHT arrow button to Displays access the information screens or sub-menu The EVIC displays are located in the center portion of the screens of a main menu item. Press and hold cluster and consists of eight sections: the RIGHT arrow button for two seconds toreset displayed/selected features that can be reset.LEFT Arrow Button Press the LEFT arrow button to return to the 4 main menu from an info screen or sub-menu item.
    • 314 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 3. Selectable Information (Compass, Temp, Range to Empty, Trip A, Trip B, Average MPG) 4. Menu Titles / Odometer 5. Menu Set (Selectable Icons) 6. Shift Lever Status (PRNDL) 7. Reconfigurable Telltales 8. Audio / Phone Information 9. Sub-menu Current Position — Whenever there are sub-menus available, the position within the sub-menus1. Speedometer (Digital or Analog) (km/h or mph) is shown here.2. Main Screen — The inner ring of the display will Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)illuminate in grey under normal conditions, yellow for Messagesnon critical warnings, red for critical warnings and white • Front Seatbelts Unbuckledfor on demand information. • Driver Seatbelt Unbuckled
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 315• Passenger Seatbelt Unbuckled • Tire Pressure Screen With Low Tire(s) “Inflate Tire to XX”• Service Airbag System • Service Tire Pressure System• Traction Control Off • Parking Brake Engaged• Washer Fluid Low • Brake Fluid Low• Oil Pressure Low • Service Electronic Braking System 4• Oil Change Due • Engine Temperature Hot• Fuel Low • Battery Voltage Low• Service Antilock Brake System • Service Electronic Throttle Control• Service Electronic Throttle Control • Lights On• Service Power Steering • Right Turn Signal Light Out• Cruise Off • Left Turn Signal Light Out• Cruise Ready • Turn Signal On• Cruise Set To XXX MPH
    • 316 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL• Vehicle Not in Park • Service Airbag Warning Light• Key in Ignition • Driver Seatbelt Unbuckled• Key in Ignition Lights On • Passenger Seatbelt Unbuckled• Remote Start Active Key to Run • Front Seatbelts Unbuckled• Remote Start Active Push Start Button • Door Open• Remote Start Aborted Fuel Low • Doors Open• Remote Start Aborted Too Cold • Trunk Open• Remote Start Aborted Door Open • Gear Not Available• Remote Start Aborted Hood Open • Shift Not Allowed• Remote Start Aborted Trunk Open • Shift to Neutral then Drive or Reverse• Remote Start Aborted Time Expired • Autostick Unavailable Service Required• Remote Start Disabled Start to Reset • Automatic Unavailable Use Autostick Service Req.• Service Airbag System • Transmission Getting Hot Press Brake
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 317• Trans. Hot Stop Safely Shift to Park Wait to Cool • Low Fuel Telltale When the fuel level reaches approximately 3.0 gal• Transmission Cool Ready to Drive (11.0 L) this light will turn on, and remain on until• Service Transmission fuel is added.• Service Shifter • Windshield Washer Fluid Low Indicator This telltale will turn on to indicate the wind-• Engage Park Brake to Prevent Rolling shield washer fluid is low.• Transmission Too cold Idle with Engine On 4• Washer Fluid Low • Transmission Temperature Warning TelltaleThe Reconfigurable Telltales section is divided into the This telltale indicates that the transmissionwhite telltales area on the right, amber telltales in the fluid temperature is running hot. This maymiddle, and red telltales on the left. occur with severe usage, such as trailer towing. If this telltale turns on, safely pull over andEVIC Amber Telltales stop the vehicle. Then, shift the transmission into NEU-This area will show reconfigurable amber caution tell- TRAL and run the engine at idle or faster until the lighttales. These telltales include: turns off.
    • 318 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL • Door Ajar CAUTION! This telltale turns on when one or more doors Continuous driving with the Transmission Tempera- are ajar. The telltale will show which doors are ture Warning Telltale illuminated will eventually ajar. cause severe transmission damage or transmission failure. • Oil Pressure Warning Telltale This telltale indicates low engine oil pressure. If the light turns on while driving, stop the vehicle WARNING! and shut off the engine as soon as possible. A chime will If the Transmission Temperature Warning Telltale is sound when this light turns on. illuminated and you continue operating the vehicle, Do not operate the vehicle until the cause is corrected. in some circumstances you could cause the fluid to This light does not show how much oil is in the engine. boil over, come in contact with hot engine or exhaust The engine oil level must be checked under the hood. components and cause a fire. • Charging System TelltaleEVIC Red Telltales This telltale shows the status of the electricalThis area will show reconfigurable red telltales. These charging system. If the telltale stays on or comestelltales include: on while driving, turn off some of the vehicle’s non- essential electrical devices or increase engine speed (if at
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 319idle). If the charging system telltale remains on, it meansIf the telltale remains lit with the engine running, yourthat the vehicle is experiencing a problem with the vehicle will usually be drivable. However, see an autho-charging system. Obtain SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. See rized dealer for service as soon as possible. If the telltalean authorized dealer. is flashing when the engine is running, immediate service is required. You may experience reduced performance, anIf jump starting is required, refer to “Jump Starting elevated/rough idle or engine stall and your vehicle mayProcedures” in “What To Do In Emergencies”. require towing.• Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Telltale 4 • Engine Temperature Warning Telltale This telltale informs you of a problem with the This telltale warns of an overheated engine condi- Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system. If the tion. As temperatures rise and the gauge ap- telltale comes on while driving, have the sys- proaches H, this telltale will illuminate and a tem checked by an authorized dealer. single chime will sound after reaching a set threshold.If a problem is detected, the telltale will come on while Further overheating will cause the temperature gauge tothe engine is running. Cycle the ignition key when the pass H, a continuous chime will occur until the engine isvehicle has completely stopped and the shift lever is allowed to cool.placed in the PARK position. The telltale should turn off. If the telltale turns on while driving, safely pull over and stop the vehicle. If the A/C system is on, turn it off. Also,
    • 320 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELshift the transmission into NEUTRAL and idle the ve- EVIC Green Telltaleshicle. If the temperature reading does not return to • Electronic Speed Control SETnormal, turn the engine off immediately and call for This telltale will illuminate green when theservice. Refer to “If Your Engine Overheats” in “What To electronic speed control is SET. For furtherDo In Emergencies” for more information. information, refer to “Electronic Speed Con-• Electric Power Steering Malfunction trol” in “Understanding The Features Of Your This telltale is on when the Electric Power Vehicle.” Steering is not operating and needs service. Full Speedometer Analog Or Digital Display Selection Full Speedometer Analog IconEVIC White Telltales• Electronic Speed Control ON This telltale will illuminate amber when the electronic speed control is ON. For further Full Speedometer Digital Icon information, refer to “Electronic Speed Con- trol” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle.” Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until the Analog or Digital display icon is highlighted in the
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 321EVIC. Press and release the RIGHT arrow button to Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)change the display between analog and digital. Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until the Vehicle Info icon is highlightedVehicle Speed MPH / Km/h in the EVIC. Press and release the RIGHT Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow arrow button and Coolant Temp will be dis- button until the Vehicle Speed icon is high- played. Press the UP or DOWN arrow button to scroll lighted in the EVIC. Press the RIGHT arrow through the following information sub-menus: button to view a digital display of the currentspeed in MPH or km/h. Pressing the RIGHT arrow Tire Pressure 4button a second time will toggle the unit of measure Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button untilbetween mph or km/h. Press the LEFT arrow button to ЉTire PressureЉ is highlighted in the EVIC. Press andreturn to the main menu. release the RIGHT arrow button and one of the following will be displayed:NOTE: Changing the unit of measure in the VehicleSpeed menu will not change the unit of measure in the • If tire pressure is OK for all tires a vehicle ICON isEVIC. displayed with tire pressure values in each corner of the ICON. • If one or more tires have low pressure, ЉInflate Tire To XXЉ is displayed with the vehicle ICON and the tire
    • 322 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL pressure values in each corner of the ICON with the pressure value of the low tire displayed in a different color than the other tire pressure value.• If the Tire Pressure system requires service, ЉService Tire Pressure SystemЉ is displayed. Tire Pressure Digital Display Tire PSI is an information only function and cannot be reset. Press and release the LEFT arrow button to return to the main menu. Refer to “Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)” Tire Pressure Analog Display under “Starting and Operating” for further information.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 323Coolant TemperaturePress and release the UP or DOWN arrow button untilЉCoolant TemperatureЉ is highlighted in the EVIC. Pressand release the RIGHT arrow button and the coolanttemperature will be displayed.Fuel Economy Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until the Fuel Economy icon is high- 4 lighted. Press the RIGHT arrow button and the next screen will display the following:• Average Fuel Economy/Miles Per Gallon (MPG Bar- graph) Fuel Economy Analog Display• Range To Empty (RTE)• Current Miles Per Gallon (MPG)
    • 324 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL Fuel Economy Digital Display Fuel Economy MPG Flower Analog DisplayThe EVIC has the capability of displaying an interactiveflower through the Fuel Economy sub-menu which willadd one flower pedal for every 2.5 Miles Per Gallon(MPG) increment. Once the vehicle reached 30 MPG theEVIC will display a full flower.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 325 Then, the history information will be erased, and the averaging will continue from the last fuel average read- ing before the reset. Range To Empty (RTE) Shows the estimated distance that can be traveled with the fuel remaining in the tank. This estimated distance is determined by a weighted average of the instantaneous and average fuel economy, according to the current fuel 4 tank level. RTE cannot be reset through the RIGHT arrow button. NOTE: Significant changes in driving style or vehicle Fuel Economy MPG Flower Digital Display loading will greatly affect the actual drivable distance ofAverage Fuel Economy — If Equipped the vehicle, regardless of the RTE displayed value.This feature shows the average fuel economy since the When the RTE value is less than 30 miles (48 km)last reset. When Average Fuel Economy is selected, The estimated driving distance, the RTE display will changeword ЉRESET>Љ (with right arrow) appears next to it. to a “LOW FUEL” message. This display will continuePressing the RIGHT arrow button will reset Average Fuel until the vehicle runs out of fuel. Adding a significantEconomy which displays Љ0Љ immediately after reset. amount of fuel to the vehicle will turn off the “LOW
    • 326 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELFUEL” message and a new RTE value will display. Pressthe LEFT arrow button to return to the main menu.Miles Per Gallon (MPG)The Miles Per Gallon (MPG) feature displays instanta-neous fuel economy in a bar graph below the DTE, thisfunction cannot be reset. Press the LEFT arrow button toreturn to the main menu.Trip Info Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until the Trip Info icon is highlighted in the EVIC. Press and release the RIGHT arrow button to display the following three trip fea- Trip Info Analog Displaytures in the next screen:• Trip A• Trip B• Elapsed Time
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 327 The Trip Functions mode displays the following information: Trip A Shows the total distance traveled for Trip A since the last reset. Trip B Shows the total distance traveled for Trip B since the last 4 reset. Elapsed Time Shows the total elapsed time of travel since the last reset. Trip Info Digital Display Elapsed time will increment when the ignition is in the ON or START position.Press the UP/DOWN buttons to cycle through all theTrip Computer functions or press the LEFT arrow buttonto return to the main menu.
    • 328 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELResetting A Trip Info FunctionTo Reset any of the three Trip Info functions, select thefunction you want to reset using the UP or DOWNbuttons. Press the RIGHT arrow button until the featuredisplays zero.Audio Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until the Audio display icon is high- lighted in the EVIC. Press and release the RIGHT arrow button to display the activesource and the audio information. Audio Info Analog Display
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 329 Stored Messages Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until the Messages display icon is high- lighted in the EVIC. This feature shows the number of stored warning messages. Pressing the RIGHT arrow button will allow you to see what the stored messages are. Press the LEFT arrow button to return to the Main Menu. 4 Screen Setup Screen Setup Display Analog Icon Audio Info Digital DisplayRefer to the Uconnect Touch™ User’s Manual for further Screen Setup Display Digital Iconinformation. Press and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until the Screen Setup display icon is highlighted in the EVIC.
    • 330 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELPress and release the RIGHT arrow button to enter the save the display setting. You can press the LEFT arrowScreen Setup sub-menu. The Screen Setup feature allows button at any time to back out of a sub-menu selection.you to change what information is displayed in the NOTE: The Screen Setup items are only available atinstrument cluster as well as the location that information speeds less than 5 mph (8 km/h). All other menu itemsis displayed. are not active when in Screen Setup. If the vehicle isPress and release the UP or DOWN arrow button until shifted into gear, this feature is locked out and the mainthe Screen Setup display icon is highlighted in the EVIC. screen will display “Screen Setup Unavailable While InPress and release the RIGHT arrow button to enter the Motion”.Screen Setup sub-menu. The Screen Setup feature allows Screen Setup Driver Selectable Itemsyou to change the location that information is displayedwithin the instrument cluster. Use the UP and DOWN Speedometerbuttons to highlight a screen setup location (i.e., Upper • Analog 1Left, Upper Right, etc.) then press the RIGHT arrowbutton to select the location and make changes. Press the • Analog 2UP and DOWN buttons to select the information you • Digital 1 (default setting)would like to display in that location (i.e., Date, Time,Outside Temp, etc.) and press the RIGHT arrow button to • Digital 2
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 331Gear Display Upper Right• Standard (PRND –/+) (default setting) • None• Single Character (D) • Compass (default setting)• Word (Drive) • Outside TempUpper Left • Time• None 4 • Range To Empty (RTE)• Compass • Average MPG• Outside Temp (default setting) • Current MPG• Time • Trip A• Range To Empty (RTE) • Trip B• Average MPG Lower Left• Current MPG • None (default setting)• Trip A • Compass• Trip B
    • 332 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL• Outside Temp panel that allows you to access and change the customer programmable features.• Time Hard-KeysLower Right Hard-Keys are located below the Uconnect Touch™• None (default setting) system in the center of the instrument panel. In addition, there is a Scroll/Enter control knob located on the right• Compass side of the Climate Controls in the center of the instru-• Outside Temp ment panel. Turn the control knob to scroll through menus and change settings (i.e., 30, 60, 90), press the• Time center of the control knob one or more times to select orRestore To Defaults (Restores All Settings To Default change a setting (i.e., ON, OFF).Settings) Soft-Keys• Cancel Soft-Keys are accessible on the Uconnect Touch™ display.• Okay Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect Touch™ System 8.4 SettingsUconnect Touch™ SETTINGS Press the More soft-key, then press the Settings soft-keyThe Uconnect Touch™ system uses a combination of soft to display the menu setting screen. In this mode theand hard keys located on the center of the instrument
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 333Uconnect Touch™ system allows you to access program- Up or Down Arrow soft-keys on the right side of themable features that may be equipped such as Display, screen will allow you to toggle up or down through theClock, Safety/Assistance, Lights, Doors & Locks, available settings.Auto-On Comfort & Remote Start, Engine Off Operation, DisplayCompass Settings, Audio, Phone/Bluetooth and SIRIUS After pressing the Display soft-key the following settingsSetup. will be available.NOTE: Only one touchscreen area may be selected at a • Display Mode 4time. When in this display you may select one of the autoWhen making a selection, press the soft-key to enter the display settings. To change Mode status, touch anddesired mode. Once in the desired mode press and release the Day, Night or Auto soft-key. Then touch therelease the preferred setting until a check-mark appears arrow back soft-key.next to the setting, showing that setting has been se- • Display Brightness With Headlights ONlected. When in this display, you may select the brightness withOnce the setting is complete press the Back Arrow the headlights on. Adjust the brightness with the + and –soft-key to return to the previous menu or press the X setting soft-keys or by selecting any point on the scalesoft-key to close out of the settings screen. Pressing the between the + and – soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back soft-key.
    • 334 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL• Display Brightness With Headlights OFF Metric until a check-mark appears next to the setting,When in this display, you may select the brightness with showing that setting has been selected. Touch the backthe headlights off. Adjust the brightness with the + and – arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.setting soft-keys or by selecting any point on the scale • Voice Response Lengthbetween the + and – soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back When in this display, you may change the Voice Re-soft-key. sponse Length settings. To change the Voice Response• Set Language Length, touch the Brief or Detailed soft-key until aWhen in this display, you may select one of three check-mark appears next to the setting, showing thatlanguages for all display nomenclature, including the trip setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-keyfunctions and the navigation system (if equipped). Touch to return to the previous menu.the Set Language soft-key and then touch the desired • Touchscreen Beeplanguage soft-key until a check-mark appears next to the When in this display, you may turn on or shut off thelanguage, showing that setting has been selected. Touch sound heard when a touch screen button (soft-key) isthe back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu. pressed. Touch the Touchscreen Beep soft-key until a• Units check-mark appears next to the setting, showing thatWhen in this display, you may select to have the EVIC, setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-keyodometer, and navigation system (if equipped) changed to return to the previous menu.between US and Metric units of measure. Touch US or
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 335• Navigation Turn-By-Turn In Cluster • Set Time HoursWhen this feature is selected, the turn-by-turn directions When in this display, you may adjust the hours. The Syncwill appear in the display as the vehicle approaches a with GPS Time soft-key must be unchecked. To makedesignated turn within a programmed route. To make your selection touch the + or - soft-keys to adjust theyour selection, touch the Navigation Turn-By-Turn In hours up or down. Touch the back arrow soft-key toCluster soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the return to the previous menu or touch the X soft-key tosetting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch the close out of the settings screen.back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu. • Set Time Minutes 4Clock When in this display, you may adjust the minutes. TheAfter pressing the Clock soft-key the following settings Sync with GPS Time soft-key must be unchecked. Towill be available. make your selection touch the + or - soft-keys to adjust the minutes up or down. Touch the back arrow soft-key• Sync Time With GPS to return to the previous menu or touch the X soft-key toWhen in this display, you may automatically have the close out of the settings screen.radio set the time. To change the Sync Time setting touchthe Sync with GPS Time soft-key until a check-mark • Time Formatappears next to the setting, showing that setting has been When in this display, you may select the time formatselected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the display setting. Touch the Time Format soft-key until aprevious menu. check-mark appears next to the 12hrs or 24hrs setting,
    • 336 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELshowing that setting has been selected. Touch the back Assist status, touch and release the OFF, Sound Only orarrow soft-key to return to the previous menu. Sounds and Display button. Then touch the arrow back soft-key. Refer to “ParkSense௡ Rear Park Assist” in• Show Time In Status Bar “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for sys-When in this display, you may turn on or shut off the tem function and operating information.digital clock in the status bar. To change the Show TimeStatus setting touch the Show Time in Status Bar soft-key • Blind Spot Alertuntil a check-mark appears next to setting, showing that When this feature is selected, the Blind Spot Alert featuresetting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key can be set to Off, Lights or Lights and Chime. The Blindto return to the previous menu. Spot Alert feature can be activated in “Lights” mode. When this mode is selected, the Blind Spot MonitorSafety / Assistance (BSM) system is activated and will only show a visualAfter pressing the Safety / Assistance soft-key the fol- alert in the outside mirrors. When “Lights & Chime”lowing settings will be available. mode is activated, the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) will• Park Assist show a visual alert in the outside mirrors as well as anThe Rear Park Assist system will scan for objects behind audible alert when the turn signal is on. When “Off” isthe vehicle when the transmission shift lever is in RE- selected, the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) system is deacti-VERSE and the vehicle speed is less than 11 mph vated. To change the Blind Spot Alert status, touch the(18 km/h). The system can be enabled with Sound Only, Off, Lights or Lights & Chime soft-key. Then touch theSound and Display, or turned OFF. To change the Park arrow back soft-key.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 337NOTE: If your vehicle has experienced any damage in until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing thatthe area where the sensor is located, even if the fascia is setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-keynot damaged, the sensor may have become misaligned. to return to the previous menu.Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer to verify sensor • Rain Sensing Auto Wipersalignment. Having a sensor that is misaligned will result When this feature is selected, the system will automati-in the BSM not operating to specification. cally activate the windshield wipers if it senses moisture• ParkView௡ Backup Camera on the windshield. To make your selection, touch theYour vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView௡ Rear Rain Sensing soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to 4Back Up Camera that allows you to see an on-screen setting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch theimage of the rear surroundings of your vehicle whenever back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.the shift lever is put into REVERSE. The image will be Lightsdisplayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a After pressing the Lights soft-key the following settingscaution note to “check entire surroundings” across the will be available.top of the screen. After five seconds, this note willdisappear. The ParkView௡ camera is located on the rear • Headlight Illumination On Approachof the vehicle above the rear License plate. To make your When this feature is selected, the headlights will activateselection, touch the ParkView௡ Backup Camera soft-key, and remain on for 0, 30, 60, or 90 seconds when the doors are unlocked with the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. To change the Illuminated Approach status,
    • 338 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELtouch the + or - soft-key to select your desired time that setting has been selected. Touch the back arrowinterval. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the soft-key to return to the previous menu. Refer to “Lights/previous menu. SmartBeam™ — If Equipped” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” for further information.• Headlights With Wipers — If EquippedWhen this feature is selected, and the headlight switch is • Daytime Running Lightsin the AUTO position, the headlights will turn on ap- When this feature is selected, the headlights will turn onproximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned on. whenever the engine is running. To make your selection,The headlights will also turn off when the wipers are touch the Daytime Running Lights soft-key, until aturned off if they were turned on by this feature. To make check-mark appears next to setting, showing that settingyour selection, touch the Headlights With Wipers soft- has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key tokey, until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing return to the previous menu.that setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow • Flash Headlights With Locksoft-key to return to the previous menu. When this feature is selected, the headlights will flash• Auto Dim High Beams “SmartBeam™” — If Equipped when the doors are locked or unlocked with the RemoteWhen this feature is selected, the high beam headlights Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. This feature may bewill deactivate automatically under certain conditions. To selected with or without the sound horn on lock featuremake your selection, touch the Auto High Beams soft- selected. To make your selection, touch the Flash Head-key, until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing lights with Lock soft-key, until a check-mark appears
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 339next to setting, showing that setting has been selected. selection, touch the Flash Lights With Lock soft-key, untilTouch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous a check-mark appears next to setting, showing thatmenu. setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.Doors & LocksAfter pressing the Doors & Locks soft-key the following • Sound Horn With Locksettings will be available. When this feature is selected, the horn will sound when the remote start is activated. To make your selection,• Auto Unlock On Exit 4 touch the Sound Horn With Lock soft-key, until a check-When this feature is selected, all doors will unlock when mark appears next to setting, showing that setting hasthe vehicle is stopped and the transmission is in the been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return toPARK or NEUTRAL position and the driver’s door is the previous menu.opened. To make your selection, touch the Auto UnlockOn Exit soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to • Sound Horn With Remote Startsetting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch the When this feature is selected, the horn will sound whenback arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu. the remote start is activated. To make your selection, touch the Sound Horn With Remote Start soft-key, until a• Flash Headlight With Lock check-mark appears next to setting, showing that settingWhen this feature is selected, the front and headlights has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key towill flash when the doors are locked or unlocked with the return to the previous menu.Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. To make your
    • 340 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL• 1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks opened, the interior door lock/unlock switch can be usedWhen 1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks is selected, only the to unlock all doors (or use RKE transmitter).driver’s door will unlock on the first press of the Remote • Passive EntryKeyless Entry (RKE) transmitter UNLOCK button. When This feature allows you to lock and unlock the vehicle’s1st Press Of Key Fob Unlocks is selected, you must press door(s) without having to press the Remote Keylessthe RKE transmitter UNLOCK button twice to unlock the Entry (RKE) transmitter lock or unlock buttons. To makepassenger’s doors. When Unlock All Doors On 1st Press your selection, touch the Passive Entry soft-key, until ais selected, all of the doors will unlock on the first press check-mark appears next to setting, showing that settingof the RKE transmitter UNLOCK button. has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key toNOTE: If the vehicle is programmed 1st Press Of Key return to the previous menu. Refer to “Keyless Enter-N-Fob Unlocks, all doors will unlock no matter which Go™” in “Things To Know Before Starting Your Vehicle”.Passive Entry equipped door handle is grasped. If 1st Auto-On Comfort & Remote StartPress Of Key Fob Unlocks is programmed, only the After pressing the Auto-On Comfort & Remote Startdriver’s door will unlock when the driver’s door is soft-key the following settings will be available.grasped. With Passive Entry, if 1st Press Of Key FobUnlocks is programmed touching the handle more than • Horn With Remote Startonce will only result in the driver’s door opening. If When this feature is selected, the horn will sound whendriver door first is selected, once the driver door is the remote start is activated. To make your selection, touch the Sound Horn With Remote Start soft-key, until a
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 341check-mark appears next to setting, showing that setting DVD video system (if equipped), power sunroof (ifhas been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to equipped), and power outlets will remain active for up toreturn to the previous menu. 10 minutes after the ignition is cycled to OFF. Opening either front door will cancel this feature. To change the• Auto-On Driver Heated Seat & Steering Wheel With Engine Off Power Delay status touch the 0 seconds, Vehicle Start — If Equipped 45 seconds, 5 minutes or 10 minutes soft-key. Then touchWhen this feature is selected the driver’s heated seat and the arrow back soft-key.heated steering wheel will automatically turn on whentemperatures are below 40° F (4.4° C). To make your • Headlight Off Delay 4selection, touch the Auto Heated Seats soft-key, until a When this feature is selected, the driver can choose tocheck-mark appears next to setting, showing that setting have the headlights remain on for 0, 30, 60, or 90 secondshas been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to when exiting the vehicle. To change the Headlight Offreturn to the previous menu. Delay status touch the + or - soft-key to select your desired time interval. Touch the back arrow soft-key toEngine Off Options return to the previous menu.After pressing the Engine Off Options soft-key the fol-lowing settings will be available.• Engine Off Power DelayWhen this feature is selected, the power windowswitches, radio, Uconnect™ phone system (if equipped),
    • 342 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELCompass SettingsAfter pressing the Compass Settings soft-key the follow-ing settings will be available.• VarianceCompass Variance is the difference between MagneticNorth and Geographic North. To compensate for thedifferences the variance should be set for the zone wherethe vehicle is driven, per the zone map. Once properlyset, the compass will automatically compensate for thedifferences, and provide the most accurate compassheading.NOTE: Keep magnetic materials away from the top of Compass Variance Mapthe instrument panel, such as iPod’s, Mobile Phones, • Perform Compass CalibrationLaptops and Radar Detectors. This is where the compass Touch the Calibration soft-key to change this setting. Thismodule is located, and it can cause interference with the compass is self-calibrating, which eliminates the need tocompass sensor, and it may give false readings. manually reset the compass. When the vehicle is new, the compass may appear erratic and the EVIC will display CAL until the compass is calibrated. You may also
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 343calibrate the compass by pressing the ON soft-key and NOTE: Bass/Mid/Treble allow you to simply slide yourcompleting one or more 360-degree turns (in an area free finger up or down to change the setting as well as touchfrom large metal or metallic objects) until the CAL directly on the desired setting.indicator displayed in the EVIC turns off. The compass • Speed Adjusted Volumewill now function normally. This feature increases or decreases volume relative toAudio vehicle speed. To change the Speed Adjusted VolumeAfter pressing the Audio soft-key the following settings touch the Off, 1, 2 or 3 soft-key. Then touch the arrowwill be available. back soft-key. 4• Balance/Fade • Music Info CleanupWhen in this display you may adjust the Balance and This feature helps organize music files for optimizedFade settings. music navigation. To make your selection, touch the Music Info Cleanup soft-key, select On or Off followed by• Equalizer pressing the arrow back soft-key.When in this display you may adjust the Bass, Mid andTreble settings. Adjust the settings with the + and – • Surround Soundsetting soft-keys or by selecting any point on the scale This feature provides simulated surround sound mode.between the + and – soft-keys. Then touch the arrow back To make your selection, touch the Surround Soundsoft-key. soft-key, select On or Off followed by pressing the arrow back soft-key.
    • 344 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELPhone/Bluetooth • Subscription InformationAfter pressing the Phone/Bluetooth soft-key the follow- New vehicle purchasers or lessees will receive a freeing settings will be available. limited time subscription to SiriusXM™ Satellite Radio with your radio. Following the expiration of the free• Paired Devices services, it will be necessary to access the information onThis feature shows which phones are paired to the the Subscription Information screen in order to re-Phone/Bluetooth system. For further information, refer subscribe.to the Uconnect Touch™ Supplement. Touch the Subscription Info soft-key to access the Sub-SiriusXM™ Setup scription Information screen.After pressing the SiriusXM™ Setup soft-key the follow-ing settings will be available. Write down the SiriusXM™ ID numbers for your re- ceiver. To reactivate your service, either call the number• Channel Skip listed on the screen or visit the provider online.SiriusXM™ can be programmed to designate a group ofchannels that are the most desirable to listen to or to NOTE: SiriusXM™ Travel Link is a separateexclude undesirable channels while scanning. To make subscription.your selection, touch the Channel Skip soft-key, select thechannels you would like to skip followed by pressing thearrow back soft-key.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 345MEDIA CENTER 200 (SALES CODE RAE) — Power Switch/Volume Control (Rotary)AM/FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER (MP3 Push the ON/VOLUME control knob to turn on theAUX JACK) AND SiriusXM™ RADIO radio. Push the ON/VOLUME control knob a second time to turn off the radio. Electronic Volume Control The electronic volume control turns continuously (360 degrees) in either direction without stopping. Turning the ON/VOLUME control knob to the right increases the 4 volume and to the left decreases it. When the audio system is turned on, the sound will be set at the same volume level as last played. SEEK Buttons Press and release the SEEK buttons to search for the next listenable station in AM/FM mode. Press the Media Center 200 (Sales Code RAE) right switch to seek up and the left switch to seek down.Operating Instructions — Radio Mode The radio will remain tuned to the new station until youNOTE: The ignition switch must be in the ON/RUN or make another selection. Holding either button will by-ACC position to operate the radio. pass stations without stopping until you release it.
    • 346 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELTIME Button The clock can also be set by pressing the MENU button.Press the TIME button to alternate display of the time For vehicles equipped with satellite radio, press theand radio frequency. MENU button until CLOCK appears in the display. Using the ENTER/BROWSE button select SET TIME,Clock Setting Procedure and then follow the above procedure, starting at Step 2.1. Press and hold the TIME button until the hours are NOTE: Time format has the options of 12HR or 24HR.highlighted. Selecting one of these options will change the way the2. Adjust the hours by turning the right side TUNE/ clock is displayed.SCROLL control knob. INFO Button3. After adjusting the hours, press the right side ENTER/ Press the INFO button for an RDS station (one with callBROWSE control knob to set the minutes. The minutes letters displayed). The radio will return a Radio Textwill highlight. message broadcast from an FM station (FM mode only).4. Adjust the minutes using the right side TUNE/ RW/FFSCROLL control knob. Pressing the RW (Rewind) or FF (Fast Forward) buttons causes the tuner to search for the next frequency in the5. To exit, press the TIME button or press the BACK direction of the arrows. This feature operates in eitherbutton to return to the previous menu. AM or FM frequencies.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 347TUNE Control Press the ENTER/BROWSE button and BASS will dis-Turn the rotary TUNE/SCROLL control knob clockwise play. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob clockwise toto increase or counterclockwise to decrease the frequency. increase or counterclockwise to decrease the bass tones.Setting The Bass, Mid Range, Treble, Balance Or Press the ENTER/BROWSE button a second time andFade MID RANGE will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLLTo set the Bass, Mid Range, Treble, Balance or Fade control knob clockwise to increase or counterclockwise tosettings press the AUDIO button to access the Audio decrease the mid-range tones.sub-menu. 4 Press the ENTER/BROWSE button a third time andThe Audio sub-menu can also be reached by pressing the TREBLE will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL controlMENU button until AUDIO appears in the display. Press knob clockwise to increase or counterclockwise to de-the ENTER/BROWSE button to select the AUDIO menu crease the treble tones.and use the TUNE/SCROLL knob to highlight select Press the ENTER/BROWSE button a fourth time andBass, Mid Range, Treble, Balance or Fade. Once the BALANCE will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL con-desired selection is highlighted, press the ENTER/ trol knob clockwise or counterclockwise adjust the soundBROWSE button to select the item and use the TUNE/ level from the right or left side speakers.SCROLL knob to adjust the setting.
    • 348 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELPress the ENTER/BROWSE button a fifth time and FADE • Clock — Selecting Clock will allow you to set thewill display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob clock. Adjust the hours by turning the TUNE/clockwise or counterclockwise to adjust the sound level SCROLL control knob. After adjusting the hours, pressbetween the front and rear speakers. the ENTER/BROWSE button to set the minutes. The minutes will highlight. Adjust the minutes using thePress the BACK button to exit Bass, Mid Range, Treble, right side TUNE/SCROLL control knob. Press theBalance or Fade. ENTER/BROWSE button to save time change.MENU Button Player ModePressing the MENU button allows you to scroll betweenthe setting sub-menus. Once the desired sub-menu set- • Player Browse — Selecting Player Browse will go toting is highlighted press the TUNE/SCROLL knob to the appropriate browse menu depending on the deviceselect the setting. The following items are selectable: currently playing (will function the same as pressing the browse button while in that mode). This will onlyRadio Mode appear in the menu if the device currently playing can• Audio — Selecting the Audio sub-menu will allow support these features. you to adjust the Bass, Mid Range, Treble, Balance or • Shuffle (SHFL) — This function shuffles (randomizes Fade, just like pressing the Audio hard control. If the the order of the files). This will only appear in the BACK button is pressed the radio will return to the menu if the device currently playing can support these Main Menu. features.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 349• Repeat (RPT) — When Repeat is activated, the cur- SCROLL control knob. After adjusting the hours, press rently playing song will begin again when it ends. It the ENTER/BROWSE button to set the minutes. The will continue to cycle through the same song until minutes will highlight. Adjust the minutes using the repeat is turned Off. Repeat will be turned off once one right side TUNE/SCROLL control knob. Press the for the following conditions are met: 1) The source is ENTER/BROWSE button to save time change. ejected 2) A different track list within that source is System Info initiated 3) The REPEAT button is toggled OFF. This will only appear in the menu if the device currently • Selecting System Info will display the software ver- 4 playing can support these features. sion, serial number and SIRIUS ID.• Audio — Selecting the Audio sub-menu will allow RADIO Button you to adjust the Bass, Mid Range, Treble, Balance or Press the button to select either AM, FM and Satellite Fade, just like pressing the Audio hard control. If the mode if equipped. BACK button is pressed the radio will return to the Buttons 1 - 5 Main Menu. These buttons tune the radio to the stations that you• Clock — Selecting Clock will allow you to set the commit to pushbutton memory AM (A, B, C), FM (A, B, clock. Adjust the hours by turning the TUNE/ C) and Satellite — 15 AM, 15 FM and 15 SAT stations.
    • 350 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELTo Set The Pushbutton Memory Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD AndWhen you are receiving a station that you wish to MP3 Audio Playcommit to pushbutton memory, press and hold the NOTE:button (1–5) you wish to lock onto this station for • The ignition switch must be in the ON/RUN or ACC3 seconds. position to operate the radio.You may add a second or third station to each pushbut- • This radio is capable of playing compact discs (CD),ton by repeating the above procedure with this exception: recordable compact discs (CD-R), rewritable compactPress the A–B–C button to select the A, B or C mode. Each discs (CD-RW), compact discs with MP3 tracks andbutton can be set for up to 3 stations in AM, FM and. This multisession compact discs with CD and MP3 tracks.allows a total of 15 AM, 15 FM and 15 SAT stations to bestored into pushbutton memory. Inserting Compact Disc(s) Gently insert one CD into the CD player with the CDPlayer Button label facing up. The CD will automatically be pulled intoPressing the Player button will allow you to switch from the CD player and the CD icon will illuminate on theAM/FM modes to Player mode (CD, USB/iPOD, AUX, radio display. If a CD does not go into the slot more thanBluetooth). 1.0 in (2.5 cm), a disc may already be loaded and must be ejected before a new disc can be loaded.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 351If you insert a disc with the ignition ON/RUN and the EJECT Button — Ejecting A CDradio ON, the unit will switch from radio to CD mode Press the EJECT button to eject the CD.and begin to play when you insert the disc. The displaywill show the track number, and index time in minutes If you have ejected a disc and have not removed it withinand seconds. Play will begin at the start of track 1. 10 seconds, it will be reloaded. If the CD is not removed, the radio will reinsert the CD but will not play it. CAUTION! • This CD player will accept 4–3/4 in (12 cm) discs A disc can be ejected with the radio and ignition OFF. 4 only. The use of other sized discs may damage the SEEK Button CD player mechanism. Press the right SEEK button for the next selection on the • Do not use adhesive labels. These labels can peel CD. Press the left SEEK button to return to the beginning away and jam the player mechanism. of the current selection, or return to the beginning of the • The RAE Media Center is a single CD player. Do previous selection if the CD is within the first second of not attempt to insert a second CD if one is already the current selection. Pressing and holding the SEEK loaded. button will allow faster scrolling through the tracks in CD and MP3/WMA modes.
    • 352 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELTIME Button Shuffle and Repeat cannot be active at the same time. IfPress this button to change the display from a large CD one is selected while the other is currently active theplaying time display to a small CD playing time display. currently active one will be changed to OFF. These settings will be dependent of the current source. If shuffleRW/FF is on in iPod௡, moving to CD will not have shuffle OnPress and hold FF (Fast Forward) and the CD player will unless it was previously set to On.begin to fast forward until FF is released or RW oranother CD button is pressed. The RW (Reverse) button Press the right SEEK button to move to the next ran-works in a similar manner. domly selected track.Shuffle (SHFL) And Repeat (RPT) Notes On Playing MP3/WMA FilesThis feature plays the selections on the compact disc in The radio can play MP3 files; however, acceptable MP3random order to provide an interesting change of pace. file recording media and formats are limited. WhenPress the MENU button to display the Player menu. Use writing MP3 files, pay attention to the following restric-the TUNE/SCROLL knob to scroll to the Shuffle or tions.Repeat sub-menu. Once the Shuffle or Repeat sub-menu Supported Media (Disc Types)setting is highlighted press the ENTER/BROWSE button The MP3 file recording media supported by the radio areto select the setting and turn it on or off. CDDA, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, WMA and CDDA+MP3.
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 353Supported Medium Formats (File Systems) exceeding 20 folders will result in this display. WithThe medium formats supported by the radio are ISO 9660 200 files, exceeding 50 folders will result in thisLevel 1 and Level 2 and includes the Joliet extension. display.)When reading discs recorded using formats other than • Maximum number of characters in file/folder names:ISO 9660 Level 1 and Level 2, the radio may fail to readfiles properly and may be unable to play the file nor- • Level 1: 12 (including a separator Љ.Љ and a three-mally. UDF and Apple HFS formats are not supported. character extension)The radio uses the following limits for file systems: • Level 2: 31 (including a separator Љ.Љ and a three- 4 character extension)• Maximum number of folder levels: 8 Multisession disc formats are supported by the radio.• Maximum number of files: 255 Multisession discs may contain combinations of normal• Maximum number of folders. (The radio display of file CD audio tracks and computer files (including MP3 files). names and folder names is limited. For large numbers Discs created with an option such as Љkeep disc open after of files and/or folders, the radio may be unable to writingЉ are most likely multisession discs. The use of display the file name and folder name and will assign multisession for CD audio or MP3 playback may result in a number instead. With a maximum number of files, longer disc loading times.
    • 354 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANELSupported MP3 File Formats MPEG Specifi- SamplingThe radio will recognize only files with the *.MP3 exten- Bit Rate (kbps) cation Frequency (kHz)sion as MP3 files. Non-MP3 files named with the *.MP3 160, 128, 144,extension may cause playback problems. The radio is MPEG-2 Audio 112, 96, 80, 64,designed to recognize the file as an invalid MP3 and will 24, 22.05, 16 Layer 3 56, 48, 40, 32, 24,not play the file. 16, 8When using the MP3 encoder to compress audio data to ID3 Tag information for artist, song title, and album titlean MP3 file, the bit rate and sampling frequencies in the are supported for version 1 ID3 tags. ID3 version 2 is notfollowing table are supported. In addition, variable bit supported by the radios.rates (VBR) are also supported. The majority of MP3 files Playlist files are not supported. MP3 Pro files are notuse a 44.1 kHz sampling rate and a 192, 160, 128, 96 or supported.VBR bit rates. MPEG Specifi- Sampling Playback of MP3/WMA Files Bit Rate (kbps) When a medium containing MP3 data is loaded, the cation Frequency (kHz) 320, 256, 224, radio checks all files on the medium. If the medium MPEG-1 Audio 192, 160, 128, contains a lot of folders or files, the radio will take more 48, 44.1, 32 time to start playing the MP3 files. Layer 3 112, 96, 80, 64, 56, 48, 40, 32
    • UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 355Loading times for playback of MP3 files may be affected done by turning the TUNE/SCROLL control knob. Se-by the following: lecting a folder by pressing the ENTER/BROWSE button will begin playing the files contained in that folder (or the• Media - CD-RW media may take longer to load than next folder in sequence if the selection does not contain CD-R media playable files).• Medium formats - Multisession discs may take longer The folder list will time out after five seconds. to load than non-multisession discs• Number of files and folders - Loading times will INFO Button (CD Mode For MP3/WMA Play) 4 Pressing the INFO button repeatedly will scroll through increase with more files and folders the following TAG information: Song Title, Arti