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2008 Town & Countr y 2008 OWNER’ S MANUAL 81-026-0817 First Edition Printed in U.S.A. Town & Countr y VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA With respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name Chrysler LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and the name Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution therefor. DRIVING AND ALCOHOL Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of accidents. Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with blood alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are drinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking driver, call a cab, a friend, or use public transportation. WARNING! This manual illustrates and describes the operation of features and equipment that are either standard or optional on this vehicle. This manual may also include a description of features and equipment that are no longer available or were not ordered on this vehicle. Please disregard any features and equipment described in this manual that are not on this vehicle. Chrysler LLC reserves the right to make changes in design and specifications, and/or make additions to or improvements to its products without imposing any obligation upon itself to install them on products previously manufactured. 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 drinking. Never drink and then drive. Copyright © 2007 Chrysler LLC 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 3 4 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219 4 5 STARTING AND OPERATING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323 5 6 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .409 6 7 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 7 8 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489 8 9 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .497 9 10 INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507 10 INTRODUCTION CONTENTS 䡵 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 䡵 Vehicle Identification Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 䡵 How To Use This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 䡵 Vehicle Modifications/Alterations . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 䡵 Warnings And Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1 4 INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION This Owner’s Manual has been prepared with the assistance of service and engineering specialists to acquaint you with the operation and maintenance of your vehicle. It is supplemented by a Warranty Information Booklet and various customer-oriented documents. You are urged to read these publications carefully. Following the instructions and recommendations in this manual will help assure safe and enjoyable operation of your vehicle. NOTE: After you read the manual, it should be stored in the vehicle for convenient reference and remain with the vehicle when sold, so that the new owner will be aware of all safety warnings. When it comes to service, remember that your authorized dealer knows your vehicle best, has the factory-trained technicians and genuine Mopar威 parts, and is interested in your satisfaction. HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Consult the Table of Contents to determine which section contains the information you desire. The detailed Index at the back of this manual contains a complete listing of all subjects. Consult the following table for a description of the symbols that may be used on your vehicle or throughout this Owner’s Manual. INTRODUCTION 5 1 6 INTRODUCTION WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS This manual contains WARNINGS against operating procedures that could result in an accident or bodily injury. It also contains CAUTIONS against procedures that could result in damage to your vehicle. If you do not read this entire manual you may miss important information. Observe all Warnings and Cautions. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is found on the left front corner of the instrument panel, visible through the windshield. This number also appears on the Automobile Information Disclosure Label affixed to a window on your vehicle, the vehicle registration and title. Vehicle Identification Number NOTE: It is illegal to remove the VIN. INTRODUCTION 7 VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS WARNING! Any modifications or alterations to this vehicle could seriously affect its roadworthiness and safety and may lead to an accident resulting in serious injury or death. 1 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 2 CONTENTS 䡵 A Word About Your Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 䡵 Remote Starting System — If Equipped . . . . . . . .27 ▫ Wireless Ignition Node (WIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 ▫ How To Use Remote Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 䡵 Sentry Key威 Immobilizer System . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 䡵 Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 ▫ Replacement Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 ▫ Manual Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 䡵 Security Alarm System — If Equipped . . . . . . . . .18 ▫ Power Door Locks — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . .32 ▫ Rearming Of The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 䡵 Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 䡵 Illuminated Entry System — If Equipped . . . . . . .20 ▫ Power Vent Windows — If Equipped . . . . . . . .36 䡵 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) — If Equipped . . . . .21 ▫ Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 ▫ Using The RKE Transmitter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 䡵 Sliding Side Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 ▫ Power Sliding Side Door — If Equipped . . . . . .41 ▫ Sliding Side Door Child Protection Lock . . . . . .45 䡵 Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 ▫ Power Liftgate — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 䡵 Storage Bin Safety Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 ▫ Safety Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 ▫ Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Strap — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 ▫ Reinstalling Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Strap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 ▫ Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 ▫ Seat Belt Pretensioners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 ▫ Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert威) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 ▫ Seat Belts And Pregnant Women . . . . . . . . . . . .65 ▫ Seat Belt Extender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 ▫ Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag . .66 ▫ Airbag System Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 ▫ Front Seat Airbag Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 ▫ Airbag Deployment Sensors And Controls . . . . .72 䡵 Occupant Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 ▫ Event Data Recorder (EDR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77 ▫ Lap/Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 ▫ Integrated Child Seat — If Equipped . . . . . . . .80 ▫ Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 11 䡵 Rear Seat Delete Feature (Commercial Vehicles Only) — If Equipped . . . . .89 ▫ Restraining Infants And Small Children With Seat Delete Feature (Commercial Vehicles Only) . .90 䡵 Engine Break-In Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . .92 䡵 Safety Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 ▫ Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 ▫ Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 2 12 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS Your vehicle uses a keyless ignition system. This system consists of a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter with integrated ignition Key and a Wireless Ignition Node (WIN) with integral ignition switch. You can insert the double-sided key into the ignition switch with either side up. Wireless Ignition Node (WIN) The Wireless Ignition Node (WIN) operates similar to an ignition switch. It has four operating positions, three of which are detented and one spring-loaded. The detented positions are OFF, ACC, and ON. The START position is a spring-loaded momentary contact position. When released from the START position, the switch automatically returns to the detented ON position. WIN Ignition Positions THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 13 Integrated Ignition Key The integrated ignition key operates the ignition switch. It also contains the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter and a valet key, which stores in the rear of the transmitter. 2 The valet key allows for entry into the vehicle should the battery in the vehicle or the transmitter go dead. The valet key is also for locking the glove box. You can keep the valet key with you when valet parking. To remove the valet key from the transmitter, slide the mechanical latch at the top of the transmitter sideways with your thumb and then pull the key out with your other hand. Valet Key Removal NOTE: You can insert the double-sided valet key into the lock cylinder with either side up. 14 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Tip Start Feature 1. Do not press the accelerator pedal during this process. 2. Insert the integrated ignition key into the ignition switch. 3. Turn the ignition switch to the START position and release it as soon as the starter engages. The starter motor will continue to run and will disengage automatically when the engine begins running. Ignition Key Removal Place the gear selector lever in PARK. Turn the ignition key to the OFF position and then remove the key. NOTE: Power Window switches will also remain active for up to 90 seconds after the ignition switch has been turned OFF, depending upon the accessory delay setting. Opening the front door will cancel this feature. WARNING! NEVER leave children alone in a vehicle. Leaving unattended children in a vehicle is dangerous for a number of reasons. A child or others could be seriously or fatally injured. Don’t leave the key in the ignition. A child could operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle CAUTION! An unlocked car is an invitation to thieves. Always remove the key from the ignition and lock all doors when leaving the vehicle unattended. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 15 Key-In-Ignition Reminder If you open the driver’s door with the integrated ignition key in the ignition, a chime will sound to remind you to remove the key. NOTE: The Key-In-Ignition reminder only sounds when the integrated ignition key is placed in the OFF or ACC position. SENTRY KEY姞 IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM The Sentry Key威 Immobilizer system prevents unauthorized vehicle operation by disabling the engine. The system does not need to be armed or activated. Operation is automatic, regardless of whether the vehicle is locked or unlocked. The system uses the factory-mated Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter with integrated key and Wireless Ignition Node (WIN) to prevent unauthorized vehicle operation. Therefore, only RKE transmitters that are programmed to the vehicle can be used to start and operate the vehicle. The system will not allow the engine to crank if an invalid RKE transmitter is used to operate the ignition switch. After turning the ignition switch to the ON position, the Vehicle Security Light located on the instrument cluster will turn on for three seconds for a bulb check. If the light remains on after the bulb check, it indicates that there is a problem with the electronics. In addition, if the light begins to flash after the bulb check, it indicates that someone used an invalid RKE transmitter to start the engine. Either of these conditions will result in the engine being shut off after two seconds. If the Vehicle Security Light, located on the instrument cluster, turns on during normal vehicle operation (vehicle running for longer than 10 seconds), it indicates that there is a fault in the electronics. Should this occur, have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. 2 16 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: • The Sentry Key威 Immobilizer system is not compatible with aftermarket remote starting systems. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and loss of security protection. • Exxon/Mobil Speedpass™, additional RKE transmitters, or any other transponder-equipped components on the same key chain will not cause a fault unless the additional part is physically held against the transmitter being used to start the vehicle. Cell phones, pagers, or other RF electronics will not cause interference with this system. All of the RKE transmitters provided with your new vehicle have been programmed to the vehicle electronics. Replacement Keys NOTE: Only RKE transmitters that are programmed to the vehicle electronics can be used to start and operate the vehicle. Once a transmitter is programmed to a vehicle, it cannot be programmed to any other vehicle. CAUTION! Always remove the keys from the vehicle and lock all doors when leaving the vehicle unattended. At the time of purchase, the original owner is provided with a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN). Keep the PIN in a secure location. This number is required for authorized dealer replacement of RKE transmitters. Duplication of RKE transmitters may be performed at an authorized dealer or by using the Customer Key Programming procedure. This procedure consists of THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 17 programming a blank transmitter to the vehicle electronics. A blank transmitter is one that has never been programmed. After 10 seconds, a chime will sound and the Vehicle Security Light will begin to flash. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position and remove the second key. NOTE: When having the Sentry Key威 Immobilizer system serviced, bring all vehicle RKE transmitters with you to the authorized dealer. 3. Insert a blank integrated key into the ignition switch and turn the ignition switch to the ON position within 60 seconds. After 10 seconds, a single chime will sound and the Vehicle Security Light will stop flashing, turn the ignition switch on again for three seconds, and then turn it off. Customer Key Programming If you have two valid RKE transmitters with integrated keys, you can program new transmitters to the system by performing the following steps: 1. Insert the first valid integrated key into the ignition switch and turn the ignition switch to the ON position for at least three seconds, but no longer than 15 seconds. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position and remove the first key. 2. Insert the second valid integrated key and turn the ignition switch to the ON position within 15 seconds. The new integrated key is programmed. The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter will also be programmed during this procedure. Repeat this procedure to program up to eight keys. If you do not have a programmed RKE transmitter with integrated key, contact your authorized dealer for details. 2 18 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: If a programmed key is lost, see your authorized dealer to have all remaining keys erased from the system’s memory. This will prevent the lost key from starting your vehicle. The remaining keys must then be reprogrammed. All vehicle keys must be taken to an authorized dealer at the time of service to be reprogrammed. General Information The Sentry Key威 system complies with FCC rules Part 15 and with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference that may be received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED The Vehicle Security Alarm system monitors the vehicle doors for unauthorized entry and the ignition switch for unauthorized operation. When the alarm is activated, the system provides both audible and visual signals. For the first three minutes the horn will sound and the headlights and Vehicle Security Light will flash repeatedly. For an additional 15 minutes only the headlights and security telltale will flash. The engine will run only if a valid key is used to start the vehicle. Rearming Of The System The Security System will rearm itself after the 15 additional minutes of headlights and Vehicle Security Light flashing, if the system has not been disabled. If the condition which initiated the alarm is still present, the system will ignore that condition and monitor the remaining doors and ignition. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 19 Arming The System Remove the key from the ignition switch and either press a power door lock switch while the driver or passenger door is open or press the LOCK button on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. After all the doors are locked and closed the Vehicle Security Light in the instrument cluster will flash rapidly to signal that the system is arming. The Vehicle Security Light in the instrument panel cluster will flash rapidly for about 16 seconds to indicate that the alarm is being set. After the alarm is set, the Vehicle Security Light, located in the instrument cluster, will flash at a slower rate to indicate that the system is armed. Disarm The System Either press the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter or insert a valid ignition key into the ignition switch and turn the key to the ON position. NOTE: If the Vehicle Security Light stays on continuously during vehicle operation, have the system checked by your authorized dealer. • When the system is armed, the interior power door lock switches will not unlock the doors. NOTE: • The driver’s door key cylinder and the liftgate button on the RKE transmitter cannot arm or disarm the system. • The system remains armed during liftgate entry. Pressing the liftgate button will not disarm the system. If someone enters the vehicle through the liftgate and opens any door the alarm will sound. The Vehicle Security Alarm system is designed to protect your vehicle; however, you can create conditions where the system will give you a false alarm. If one of the 2 20 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE previously described arming sequences has occurred, the system will arm regardless of whether you are in the vehicle or not. If you remain in the vehicle and open a door, the alarm will sound. If this occurs, disarm the system. If the Security Alarm System is armed and the battery becomes disconnected, the system will remain armed when the battery is reconnected; the exterior lights will flash, the horn will sound, and the ignition will not start the vehicle. If this occurs, disarm the system. Tamper Alert If something has triggered the system in your absence, the horn will sound three times when you unlock the doors and the security telltale light will flash for 30 seconds. Check the vehicle for tampering. Security System Manual Override The system will not arm if you lock the doors using the manual door lock plunger. ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED The courtesy lights will turn on when you use the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or open the doors. This feature is only available if you have RKE. The lights will fade to off after approximately 10 seconds or they will immediately fade to off once the ignition switch is turned ON. NOTE: • The front courtesy overhead console, door courtesy and liftgate lights do not turn on if the dimmer control is in the interior lights ON position (extreme top position). • The Illuminated Entry System will not operate if the dimmer control is in the extreme downward position. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 21 REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED This system allows you to lock or unlock the doors and liftgate, and activate the PANIC alarm, optional power liftgate, left power sliding door, and right power sliding door from distances up to about 23 ft (7 m) using a hand-held radio RKE transmitter. The RKE transmitter need not be pointed at the vehicle to activate the system. Using The RKE Transmitter Three-button transmitters will provide basic UNLOCK, LOCK and PANIC functions. NOTE: If the key is in the ignition switch, then all buttons on that RKE transmitter will be disabled. The buttons on the remaining transmitters will work. If the gear selector lever is out of PARK, all the RKE transmitter buttons are disabled for all keys. Two transmitters may be supplied with the vehicle. Vehicles built without the powered options will be equipped from the factory with three-button transmitters and those built with power options will be equipped with up to seven-buttons on the transmitter. Three-Button RKE transmitter Fob With Integrated Key Seven-button transmitters will provide functions that allow the same basic operation as the three-button, but may also be used to OPEN/CLOSE the optional power 2 22 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE liftgate, left power sliding door, or right power sliding door. Other options of the system allow you to turn ON/OFF the Sound Horn with Remote Lock and Flash Lights with Remote Key LOCK features. To UNLOCK Doors And Liftgate Press and release the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter once to unlock the driver’s door or twice to unlock all doors and liftgate. The illuminated entry system also turns on. Remote Key Unlock This feature lets you program the system to unlock either the driver’s side door or all doors on the first press of the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter. • For vehicles equipped with the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), refer to “Remote Key Unlock,” under “Personal Settings (Customer Programmable Features)” under “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)” in Section 4 of this manual for details. Seven-Button RKE transmitter Fob With Integrated Key THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 23 • For vehicles not equipped with the EVIC, the Remote UNLOCK feature can be enabled or disabled by performing the following procedure: Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock This feature will cause the horn to chirp when the doors are locked with the RKE transmitter. 1. Perform this operation while standing outside the vehicle. If desired, the Sound Horn with Remote Key Lock feature can be turned on and off by performing the following procedure: 2. Press the LOCK button for five to ten seconds. 3. While the LOCK button is pressed, (after five seconds) press the UNLOCK button. Release both buttons. The Remote Key Unlock feature can be reactivated by repeating the above procedure or by performing the procedure in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), Customer Programmable Features section on vehicles so equipped. To LOCK Doors And Liftgate Press and release the LOCK button on the RKE transmitter to lock all doors and liftgate. The horn will chirp once to acknowledge the signal. 1. Perform this operation while standing outside the vehicle. 2. Press the LOCK button for five to ten seconds. 3. While the LOCK button is pressed (after five seconds), press the PANIC button. Release both buttons. The Sound Horn with Remote Key Lock feature can be reactivated by repeating this procedure or by performing the procedure in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), Customer Programmable Features section on vehicles so equipped. 2 24 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Using The PANIC Alarm To turn the PANIC Alarm feature ON or OFF, press and hold the PANIC button on the RKE transmitter for at least one second and release. When the PANIC Alarm is on, the headlights and park lights will flash, the horn will pulse on and off and the interior lights will turn on. If the button is pushed while the liftgate is being power closed, the liftgate will reverse to the full open position. The PANIC Alarm will stay on for three minutes unless you turn it off by pressing the PANIC button a second time or by turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The power liftgate may also be opened and closed by pressing the button located on the overhead console. NOTE: When you turn off the PANIC Alarm by pressing the PANIC button a second time, you may have to be closer to the vehicle due to the radio frequency noises of the system. Open/Close Power Liftgate — If Equipped Press the LIFTGATE button twice on the RKE transmitter within five seconds to Open/Close Power Liftgate. The liftgate will beep for three seconds and then open/close. If the liftgate is locked and is not equipped with a powered liftgate, pressing the button twice will result in the liftgate becoming unlocked for 30 seconds allowing you to manually access the liftgate area. If equipped with a rear interior switch on the left rear pillar, pushing once will close the liftgate only. The liftgate cannot be opened from this switch. Open/Close Power Left Power Sliding Door — If Equipped Press the Left Power Sliding Door button twice on the RKE transmitter within five seconds to Open/Close Power Left Power Sliding Door. If the button is pushed while the door is being power-closed, the door will reverse to the full open position. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 25 Open/Close Power Right Power Sliding Door — If Equipped Press the Right Power Sliding Door button twice on the RKE transmitter within five seconds to Open/Close Power Right Power Sliding Door. If the button on the RKE transmitter is pushed while the door is being power closed, the door will reverse to the full open position. Turn Off Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock — If Equipped If desired, the Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock feature can be turned on and off by performing the following procedure: 1. Perform this operation while standing outside the vehicle. 2. Press the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter for five to ten seconds. 3. While the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter is pressed, (after five seconds) press the LOCK button. Release both buttons. The Flash Lights with Remote Key Lock feature can be reactivated by repeating this procedure or by performing the procedure in Section Four, “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), Customer Programmable Features” on vehicles so equipped. The table below explains the Lamp Flash options. Function Lock Unlock 1st Press Unlock All Doors Left Side Right Side Liftgate Which Turn Signal Lamps All Left Side All Left Side Right Side All Number of Flashes 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 26 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Programming Additional RKE Transmitters Refer to Sentry Key威 Immobilizer System “Customer Key Programming.” If you do not have a programmed RKE transmitter, contact your authorized dealer for details. Replacing the RKE Transmitter Battery The recommended replacement battery is one CR2032 battery. NOTE: Perchlorate Material — special handling may apply. See: www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. NOTE: Do not touch the battery terminals that are on the back housing or the printed circuit board. 1. Battery access is through a door located on the rear of the RKE transmitter. Insert a small, flat bladed screwdriver into the slot and gently pry open the access door. Battery Replacement 2. Remove and replace the battery. Avoid touching the new battery with your fingers. Skin oils may cause battery deterioration. If you touch the battery, clean it with rubbing alcohol. 3. Reposition the access door panel over the battery opening and snap into place. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 27 General Information This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules and RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. If your RKE transmitter fails to operate from a normal distance, check for these two conditions. 1. A weak battery in the RKE transmitter. The expected life of the battery is a minimum of three years. 2. Closeness to a radio transmitter such as a radio station tower, airport transmitter, and some mobile or CB radios. REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED Remote Starting conveniently starts the engine from outside the vehicle by using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter while maintaining the Security Alarm System. The Remote Starting System has a targeted range of 328 ft (100 m). In order to Remote Start your vehicle, the hood, liftgate, and all the doors must be closed and the transmission gear selector lever in PARK. NOTE: Remote Starting requires automatic transaxleequipped vehicles. 2 28 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE How To Use Remote Start All of the following conditions must be met before the engine will Remote Start: To Enter Remote Start Mode • Gear shift lever in PARK • Doors closed • Hood closed • Trunk closed • HAZARD switch off • BRAKE switch inactive (brake pedal not pressed) • Ignition key removed from ignition switch • Battery at an acceptable charge level, and • RKE PANIC button not pressed. Remote Starting Button Press and release the Remote Start button on the RKE transmitter twice, within five seconds. The parking lights will flash and the horn will THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 29 honk twice (if programmed). Then, the engine will start and the vehicle will remain in the Remote Start mode for a 15 minute cycle. NOTE: • If your power door locks were unlocked, Remote Start will automatically LOCK the doors. • The park lights will turn on and remain on during Remote Start mode. • For security, power window and power sunroof operation (if so equipped) are disabled when the vehicle is in the Remote Start mode. • The engine can be started two consecutive times (two 15 minute cycles) with the RKE transmitter. However, the ignition switch must be cycled to the ON position before you can repeat the start sequence for a third cycle. To Enter the Vehicle After Remote Start To enter the vehicle while the engine is running during a Remote Start, you must first unlock the vehicle using the UNLOCK button on the transmitter. After the vehicle is unlocked, you have 60 seconds to enter the vehicle, insert the key into the ignition switch and move it to the RUN position, otherwise the engine will cancel Remote Starting and automatically turn off. To Exit Remote Start Mode and Drive the Vehicle Before the end of the 15 minute cycle, press and release the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter to unlock the doors and disarm the Vehicle Security Alarm (if equipped). Then, prior to the end of the 15 minute cycle, insert the key into the ignition switch and turn the switch to the ON position. NOTE: • The ignition switch must be in the ON position in order to drive the vehicle. 2 30 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE • For vehicles equipped with the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), the message “Insert Key/ Turn To Run” will flash in the EVIC until you insert the key. Once inserted, the message “Turn To Run” will flash in the EVIC until you turn the key to run. Cancel Remote Start Remote Starting will also cancel if any of the following occur: • The engine stalls or RPM exceeds 2500. • Any engine warning telltale lights come on. • The hood is opened. • The Hazard Switch is pressed. • The transmission gear selector lever is moved out of PARK. • Pressing the brake pedal. • Allow the engine to run for the entire 15 minute cycle. To Turn Off the Engine While in Remote Start Mode Press and release the Remote Start button one time. NOTE: To avoid inadvertent shut downs, the system will disable the one time press of the Remote Start button for two seconds after receiving a valid Remote Start request. When To Reset Remote Start The vehicle can be started remotely up to a maximum of two times. The vehicle is also allowed a maximum of one failed start, where the Remote Starting sequence was initiated but the engine stopped cranking without starting. After either of these conditions, or if the Security Alarm System is alarming, or if the PANIC button was pressed, the vehicle must be reset by inserting a valid key into the ignition switch, rotating to the RUN position, and then rotating back to the LOCK/OFF position. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 31 DOOR LOCKS MANUAL DOOR LOCKS Lock the doors by pushing down on the lock plungers on each door trim panel. If the lock plunger is down when you shut the door, the door will lock. Therefore, make sure the keys are not inside the vehicle before closing the door. Sliding Door Lock Features Manual Door Lock Plunger 2 32 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! • For personal security and safety in the event of an accident, lock the vehicle doors as you drive as well as when you park and leave the vehicle. • When leaving the vehicle always remove the key and from the ignition lock, and lock your vehicle. Do not leave unattended children in the vehicle, or with access to an unlocked vehicle. Unsupervised use of vehicle equipment may cause severe personal injuries and death. Driver Power Door Locks Power Door Locks — If Equipped A power door lock switch is located on each front door trim panel. Use this switch to lock or unlock the doors. 1 - Unlock 2 - Lock If you press the power door lock switch while the key is in the ignition, and any front door is open, the power locks will not operate. This prevents you from accidentally locking your keys in the vehicle. Removing the key or closing the door will allow the locks to operate. A THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 33 chime will sound if the key is in the ignition switch and a door is open, as a reminder to remove the key. Lock Doors Automatically — If Equipped If the Lock Doors Automatically feature is enabled, your door locks will lock automatically when the vehicle’s speed exceeds 15 mph (24 km/h). The Lock Doors Automatically feature is enabled when your vehicle is shipped from the assembly plant and can be disabled by using the following procedure: • On Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) equipped vehicles, refer to ⬙Personal Settings⬙ in the EVIC section of this manual. • On non EVIC-equipped vehicles perform the following steps: Front Passenger Power Door Switch Features 1 - Window Open/Close 2 - Doors Lock 3 - Doors Unlock If you press the power door lock switch while the sliding door is open, the sliding door will lock. 1. Enter your vehicle and close all doors. 2. Fasten your seat belt. (Fastening the seat belt will cancel any chiming that may confuse you during this programming procedure.) 2 34 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 3. Place the key into the ignition. 4. Within 15 seconds cycle the ignition key from the OFF position to the ON/RUN position a minimum of four times, ending in the OFF position (do not start the engine). 5. Within 30 seconds, press the driver’s door lock switch in the lock direction. 6. A single chime will be heard to indicate the feature has been disabled. 7. To reactivate this feature, repeat the above steps. If a chime is not heard, the program mode was canceled before the feature could be disabled. If necessary, repeat the above procedure. The Lock Doors Automatically at 15 mph (24 km/h) feature can be reactivated by repeating the above mentioned procedure or by performing the procedure in the EVIC, Customer Programmable Features section on vehicles so equipped. Unlock Doors Automatically On Exit — If Equipped The Unlock Doors Automatically On Exit feature unlocks all of the doors of the vehicle when any door is opened. This will occur only after the gear selector lever has been shifted into the PARK position after the vehicle has been driven (the gear selector lever has been shifted out of PARK and all doors closed). The Unlock Doors Automatically On Exit feature will not operate if there is any manual operation of the power door locks (lock or unlock). THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 35 The Unlock Doors Automatically On Exit feature can be enabled or disabled by performing the following procedure: 1. Enter your vehicle and close all doors. 2. Fasten your seat belt. (Fastening the seat belt will cancel any chimes that may be confusing during this programming procedure.) 3. Insert the key into the ignition switch. 4. Within 15 seconds, cycle the ignition key from the OFF position to the ON/RUN position a minimum of four times ending in the OFF position (Do not start the engine). 5. Within 30 seconds, press the driver’s door lock switch in the unlock direction. 6. A single chime will sound to indicate the feature has been changed. 7. To reactivate this feature, repeat the above steps. If a chime is not heard, the program mode was canceled before the feature could be disabled. If necessary, repeat the above procedure. The Unlock Doors Automatically On Exit feature can be reactivated by repeating the above mentioned procedure or by performing the procedure in the EVIC, Customer Programmable Features section on vehicles so equipped. NOTE: Use the Lock Doors Automatically at 15 mph (24 km/h) and Unlock Doors Automatically On Exit features in accordance with local laws. 2 36 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WINDOWS POWER VENT WINDOWS — IF EQUIPPED Switches on the driver’s door trim panel let the driver operate the two vent windows from the driver’s seat. POWER WINDOWS You can control all windows using switches on the driver’s door trim panel. The switches will operate only when the ignition switch is in the ON or ACC position and during power accessory delay. NOTE: Power Window switches will also remain active for up to 90 seconds after the ignition switch has been turned OFF, depending upon the accessory delay setting. Opening the front door will cancel this feature. Power Vent Window Switches 1 — Open 2 — Close THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 37 Driver’s Master Power Window Switches Power Window Lockout Switch — If Equipped The driver may lock out all power windows by depressing the bar switch just below the power window switches. Driver’s Power Window Switches 1 - Left Rear 2 - Right Rear 3 - Left Front 4 - Right Front Power Window Lockout Switch Front Passenger Power Window Switch There is a single switch on the front passenger’s door trim panel which operates the passenger door window 2 38 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE and locks and unlocks all doors. The switch will operate only when the ignition switch is in the ON or ACC position and during power accessory delay. Sliding Side Door Power Window Switch There is a single switch on each sliding side door which operates the sliding side door window. The switches will operate only when the ignition switch is in the ON or ACC position. Front Passenger Power Switches 1 - Window Open/Close 2 - Doors Lock 3 - Doors Unlock Sliding Door Power Window Switch THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 39 NOTE: The sliding door windows do not fully open, stopping several inches above the window sill. Auto Down Feature — If Equipped The left and right front window switches may be equipped with an auto down feature. Press the window switch past the detent, release, and the window will go down automatically. Auto Up Feature With Anti–Pinch Protection — If Equipped The left front window switch may be equipped with an Auto Up feature. Lift the window switch to the second detent, release, and the window will go up automatically. To stop the window from going all the way up during the Auto Up operation, push down on the switch briefly. To open the window part way, press the window switch part way and release it when you want the window to stop. To close the window part way, lift the window switch to the first detent and release when you want the window to stop. The power window switches remain active for up to 90 seconds (depending on the accessory delay setting) after the ignition switch has been turned off. Opening a vehicle front door will cancel this feature. NOTE: • If the window runs into any obstacle during autoclose, it will reverse direction and then stop. Remove the obstacle and use the window switch again to close the window. 2 40 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE • Any impact due to rough road conditions may trigger the auto reverse function unexpectedly during autoclose. If this happens, pull the switch lightly to the first detent and hold to close window manually. WARNING! There is no anti-pinch protection when the window is almost closed. To avoid personal injury be sure to clear your arms, hands, fingers and all objects from the window path before closing. Auto Up Reset — If Equipped To reactivate the Auto Up feature, perform the following steps after vehicle power is restored: 1. Pull the window switch up to close the window completely and continue to hold the switch up for an additional two seconds after the window is closed. 2. Push the window switch down firmly to the second detent to open the window completely and continue to hold the switch down for an additional two seconds after the window is fully open. 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 windows down, or the sunroof (if equipped) in certain open or partially open positions. This is a normal occurrence and can be minimized. If the buffeting occurs with the rear windows open, open the front and rear windows together to minimize the buffeting. If the buffeting occurs with the sunroof open, adjust the sunroof opening to minimize the buffeting. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 41 SLIDING SIDE DOOR The sliding door may be opened from the inside or the outside. Pull outward on exterior handle to open the sliding door. The sliding door inside handle functions by rocking forward and back. Rocking the handle backwards opens the door and rocking forward releases the hold open latch in order to close the door. To keep your door operating properly, observe the following guidelines: • Always open the door smoothly. • Avoid high impacts against the door stop when opening the door. This is very important when your vehicle is parked on an incline as the door will slide faster in the downhill direction. • There is a hold-open latch that is activated when the sliding door is fully opened. This latch will keep your sliding door open on any incline. To close the sliding door after the hold-open latch is activated, you must rock the inside handle forward or pull outward on the outside handle. Always make sure that the sliding door is fully latched anytime the vehicle is in motion. NOTE: The left side sliding door cannot be opened while the fuel door is open. This feature operates only when the sliding door is fully closed prior to opening the fuel door. POWER SLIDING SIDE DOOR — IF EQUIPPED The power sliding door may be opened manually or by using the buttons on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. Press the button on the transmitter twice within five seconds, to open a power sliding door. When the door is fully open, pressing the button twice within five seconds a second time will close the door. 2 42 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE There are also power sliding side door switches located on the trim panel just in front of the power sliding door for the rear seat passengers. Pressing the switch once will open the power sliding door. When the door is fully open pressing the switch a second time will close the door. NOTE: The power sliding side door must be unlocked before the power sliding door switches will operate. Power Sliding Door Detail 1 — Heated Seat Switch 2 — Power Window Switch 3 — Manual Lock 4 — Door Handle 5 — Power Sliding Door Switch THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 43 If the inside or outside door handles are used while the power sliding side door is activated, the power sliding door feature will be canceled and the door must be opened or closed manually. • If the power sliding side door is not in the full open or close position, it will fully open when a power sliding door switch is pressed. To close the door, wait until it is fully open and then press the switch again. To avoid unintentional operation of the power sliding doors from the rear seats, press the power sliding door master lock button, located in the overhead console, to disable the switches for the rear seat passengers. • The power sliding side door switches will not operate if the transmission gear selector lever is in gear or the vehicle speed is above 0 mph (0 km/h). NOTE: • If anything obstructs the power sliding side door while it is closing or opening, the door will automatically reverse to the closed or open position, provided it meets sufficient resistance. • The left side sliding door cannot be opened while the fuel door is open. This feature operates only when the sliding door is fully closed prior to opening the fuel door. • If the power sliding door encounters multiple obstructions within the same cycle, the system will automatically stop and must be opened or closed manually. WARNING! You, or others, could be injured if caught in the path of the sliding door. Make sure the door path is clear before closing the door. 2 44 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Power Sliding Side Door Open Flash The left and right exterior hazard lights will flash for 12 seconds when either sliding door is opened. This will alert other drivers in the area that passenger(s) could be entering or exiting the vehicle. Power Sliding Side Door Master Lock Switch The power sliding side doors may also be opened by pressing the switches on the overhead console or the switches located on the trim panel just in front of the sliding door. The Sliding Side Door Open Flash can be enabled or disabled by performing the following procedure: To provide a safer environment for small children riding in the rear seats, the second row power sliding door switches may be overridden by pressing the Master Lock Out Switch located in the front overhead console to the ON position. 1. Place the key in the ignition switch. 2. Cycle the ignition switch ON/OFF four times ending in the OFF position. (Do not start the engine). 3. Within 10 seconds of the final cycle, press the hazard switch. 4. A single chime will sound to signify that you have successfully completed the programming. You can turn the feature back on by repeating the above mentioned procedure. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 45 Sliding Side Door Child Protection Lock To provide a safer environment for small children riding in the rear seats, the sliding doors are equipped with a child protection door lock system. NOTE: When the child lock system is engaged, the door can be opened only by using the outside door handle even though the inside door lock is in the unlocked position. Overhead Console Power Sliding Door Master Switch 1 — Left Door 2 — Liftgate 3 — Right Door 4 — Master Lock 2 46 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE To Engage The Child Protection Door Lock 1. Open the sliding side door. 2. Slide the child lock control inward (toward the vehicle) to engage the Child Protection Door Lock. Child Protection Door Lock 3. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 on the opposite sliding door. NOTE: • After engaging the Child Protection Door Lock, always test the door from the inside to make certain it is in the desired position. • When the Child Protection Door Lock system is engaged, (even if the inside door lock is in the unlocked position) the door can be opened only by using the outside door handle, the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter, the switches on the overhead console, or the switches located on the trim panel just in front of the power sliding door. • The power sliding side door will operate from the switches located on the trim panel just in front of the power sliding door, regardless of the Child Protection Door Lock lever position. To avoid unintentional operation of the power sliding door from the rear seats, press the Master Lock Out Switch located in the front overhead console to the ON position. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 47 WARNING! Avoid trapping anyone in the vehicle in a collision. Remember that the sliding doors can only be opened from the outside door handle or the switches located on the trim panel just in front of the power sliding door when the child protection locks are engaged. To Disengage The Child Protection Door Lock 1. Open the sliding side door. 2. Slide the child lock control outward (away from the vehicle) to disengage the Child Protection Door Lock. 3. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 on the opposite sliding door (if equipped). LIFTGATE On vehicles equipped with power locks, the liftgate can be unlocked using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter button, or by activating the power door lock switches located on the front doors. 2 48 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE To open the liftgate, depress the liftgate release handle located on the underside of the license plate bar and pull the liftgate open with one fluid motion. If the liftgate is locked and is not equipped with the power liftgate feature, pressing the button on the RKE transmitter will result in the liftgate becoming unlocked for 30 seconds allowing you to manually access the liftgate area. POWER LIFTGATE — IF EQUIPPED The power liftgate may be opened manually or by using the button on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. Press the button on the transmitter twice within five seconds, to open the power liftgate. When the liftgate is fully open, pressing the button twice within five seconds, a second time, will close the liftgate. Liftgate Handle Location When the RKE transmitter button is pressed and the Flash Lights feature is enabled, the tail lights will flash to signal that the liftgate is opening or closing. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 49 The power liftgate may also be opened and closed by pressing the button located on the front overhead console. The power liftgate may be closed by pressing the button, located in the upper left trim in the liftgate opening. Pushing once will only close the liftgate. This button cannot be used to open the liftgate. Overhead Console Master Power Switch Detail 1 — Left Door 2 — Liftgate 3 — Right Door 4 — Master Lock Liftgate Rear Switch 2 50 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! During power operation, personal injury or cargo damage may occur. Ensure the liftgate travel path is clear. Make sure the liftgate is closed and latched before driving away. NOTE: • If anything obstructs the power liftgate while it is closing or opening, the liftgate will automatically reverse to the closed or open position, provided it meets sufficient resistance. • There are also pinch sensors attached to the side of the liftgate opening. Light pressure anywhere along these strips will cause the liftgate to return to the open position. • The power liftgate must be in the full open or close positions for any of the buttons to operate. If the liftgate is not in the full open or close positions, it must be opened or closed manually. • If the liftgate release button is activated while the power liftgate is closing, the liftgate will reverse to the full open position. • The power liftgate buttons will not operate if the transmission gear selector lever is in gear or the vehicle speed is above 0 mph (0 km/h). • The power liftgate will not operate in temperatures below ⫺12°F (⫺24°C) or temperatures above 143°F (62°C). Be sure to remove any buildup of snow or ice from the liftgate before pressing any of the power liftgate buttons. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 51 • If the power liftgate encounters multiple obstructions within the same cycle, the system will automatically stop and must be opened or closed manually. WARNING! • Driving with the liftgate open can allow poisonous exhaust gases into your vehicle. You and your passengers could be injured by these fumes. Keep the liftgate closed when you are operating the vehicle. • If you are required to drive with the liftgate open, make sure that all windows are closed, and the climate control blower switch is set at high speed. DO NOT use the recirculation mode. Gas props support the liftgate in the open position. However, because the gas pressure drops with temperature, it may be necessary to assist the props when opening the liftgate in cold weather. STORAGE BIN SAFETY WARNING Safety Warnings WARNING! Always close the storage bin covers when your vehicle is unattended. Do not allow children to have access to the second row seat storage bins. Once in the storage bin, young children may not be able to escape. If trapped in the storage bin, children can die from suffocation or heat stroke. 2 52 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! CAUTION! In an accident, serious injury could result if the seat storage bin covers are not properly latched. The storage bin cover must be flat and locked to avoid damage from contact with the front seat tracks, which have minimal clearance to the cover. • DO NOT drive the vehicle with the storage bin covers open. • Keep the storage bin covers closed and latched while the vehicle is in motion. • DO NOT use a storage bin latch as a tie down. NOTE: Your vehicle may be built with a release strap or release lever attached to the Storage Bin Cover latch mechanism. Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Lever — If Equipped As a security measure, your vehicle may be built with a Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release lever built into the storage bin cover latching mechanism. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 53 Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Strap — If Equipped As a security measure, your vehicle may be built with a Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release strap built into the storage bin cover latching mechanism. Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Lever NOTE: In the event of an individual being locked inside the storage bin, the storage bin cover can be opened from inside of the bin by pushing on the glow-in-the-dark lever attached to the storage bin cover latching mechanism. Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Strap 2 54 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: In the event of an individual being locked inside the storage bin, the storage bin cover can be opened from inside of the bin by pulling on the glow-in-the-dark strap attached to the storage bin cover latching mechanism. Reinstalling Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Strap If the storage bin cover strap disengages from the latch, it can be reinstalled by inserting the loose end of the strap into the latch mechanism. Push the strap into the latch mechanism until it engages around the latch post. Reinstalling Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Strap NOTE: Do not use the storage bin emergency release strap to lift the storage bin cover. The strap is intended for emergency release only. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 55 OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS Some of the most important safety features in your vehicle are the restraint systems: • Three-point lap and shoulder belts for all seating positions • Pretensioning and load-limiting retractors for the front seat belts • Advanced multistage driver and new active-vent front passenger airbags • An energy-absorbing steering column and steering wheel • Knee Bolsters/Blockers for front seat occupants • Front seat belt retractors incorporate pretensioners to enhance occupant protection by managing occupant energy during an impact event. • All seat belt systems (except the driver’s, Swivel n’ Go, and third row center position) include Automatic Locking Retractors (ALRs), which lock the seat belt webbing into position by extending the belt all the way out and then adjusting the belt to the desired length to restrain a child seat or secure a large item in a seat. If you will be carrying children too small for adult-size seat belts, your seat belts or the Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH) feature also can be used to hold infant and child restraint systems. NOTE: The front airbags have a multistage inflator design. This allows the airbag to have different rates of inflation that are based on collision severity. Please pay close attention to the information in this section. It tells you how to use your restraint system properly to keep you and your passengers as safe as possible. 2 56 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! In a collision, you and your passengers can suffer much greater injuries if you are not properly buckled up. You can strike the interior of your vehicle or other passengers, or you can be thrown out of the vehicle. Always be sure you and others in your vehicle are buckled up properly. Buckle up even though you are an excellent driver, even on short trips. Someone on the road may be a poor driver and cause a collision that includes you. This can happen far away from home or on your own street. Research has shown that seat belts save lives, and they can reduce the seriousness of injuries in a collision. Some of the worst injuries happen when people are thrown from the vehicle. Seat belts reduce the possibility of ejection and the risk of injury caused by striking the inside of the vehicle. Everyone in a motor vehicle should be belted at all times. Lap/Shoulder Belts All seats in your vehicle are equipped with Lap/ Shoulder Belts. The belt webbing in the retractor is designed to lock during very sudden stops or collisions. This feature allows the shoulder part of the belt to move freely with you under normal conditions. But in a collision, the belt will lock and reduce the risk of your striking the inside of the vehicle or being thrown out. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 57 WARNING! WARNING! It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. • Wearing a seat belt incorrectly is dangerous. Seat belts are designed to go around the large bones of your body. These are the strongest parts of your body and can take the forces of a collision the best. WARNING! • Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat belts. • Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly. • Wearing your belt in the wrong place could make your injuries in a collision much worse. You might 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 passengers safe, too. 2 58 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! 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 lap belt for more than one person, no matter what their size. Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions 1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Sit back and adjust the seat. 2. The seat belt latch plate is near the seatback of the front seats and next to your arm in the rear seats. Grasp the latch plate and pull out the belt. Slide the latch plate up the webbing as far as necessary to allow the belt to go around your lap. Latch Plate THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 59 WARNING! 3. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch plate into the buckle until you hear a “click”. A belt that is worn under your arm is very dangerous. 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. 2 WARNING! 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. Latch Plate To Buckle 60 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! • A belt that is buckled into the wrong buckle will not protect you properly. The lap portion could ride too high on your body, possibly causing internal injuries. Always buckle your belt into the buckle nearest you. • A belt that is too loose will not protect you as well. In a sudden stop you could move too far forward, increasing the possibility of injury. Wear your seat belt snugly. Removing Slack From Belt 4. Position the lap belt across your thighs, below your abdomen. To remove slack in the lap belt portion, pull up on the shoulder belt. To loosen the lap belt if it is too tight, tilt the latch plate and pull on the lap belt. A snug belt reduces the risk of sliding under the belt in a collision. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 61 WARNING! • A lap belt worn too high can increase the risk of internal injury in a collision. The belt forces won’t be at the strong hip and pelvic bones, but across your abdomen. Always wear the lap belt as low as possible and keep it snug. • A twisted belt can’t do its job as well. In a collision it could even cut into you. Be sure the belt is straight. If you can’t straighten a belt in your vehicle, take it to your authorized dealer and have it fixed. 5. Position the shoulder belt on your chest so that it is comfortable and not resting on your neck. The retractor will withdraw any slack in the belt. 6. To release the belt, push the red button on the buckle. The belt will automatically retract to its stowed position. If necessary, slide the latch plate down the webbing to allow the belt to retract fully. WARNING! A frayed or torn belt could rip apart in a collision and leave you with no protection. Inspect the belt system periodically, checking for cuts, frays, or loose parts. Damaged parts must be replaced immediately. Do not disassemble or modify the system. Seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision if they have been damaged (bent retractor, torn webbing, etc.). Third Row Center Shoulder Belt Instructions The shoulder belt for the third row center seat is located in the headliner slightly behind the third row seat. 2 62 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Pull the strap down and secure the small latch plate of the lap belt into the small buckle until you hear a “click”. Position the shoulder belt on your chest so that it is comfortable and not resting on your neck. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the large latch plate into the buckle until you hear a “click” The retractor will withdraw any slack in the belt. To release the small latch plate, position the end of the large latch plate against the red button on the small buckle and push upward. Reinstall the latch plates into the headliner. Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage In the front seats and the second row outboard seats, the shoulder belt anchorage can be adjusted upward or downward to help position the belt away from your neck. The upper anchorage can be adjusted upward by pushing anywhere on the anchorage. To move the anchorage downward, squeeze the actuation buttons while simultaneously pushing down on the anchorage assembly. As a guide, if you are shorter than average you will prefer a lower position, and if you are taller than average you will prefer a higher position. When you release the anchorage, try to move it up or down to make sure that it is locked in position. Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode – If Equipped In this mode, the shoulder belt is automatically prelocked. The belt will still retract to remove any slack in the shoulder belt. The automatic locking mode is available on all passenger-seating positions with a combination lap/shoulder belt. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 63 When To Use The Automatic Locking Mode Use The Automatic Locking Mode anytime a child safety seat is installed in a passenger seating position. Children 12 years old and younger should be properly restrained in the rear seat whenever possible. How To Use The Automatic Locking Mode 1. Buckle the combination lap/shoulder belt. 2. Grasp the shoulder portion and pull downward until the entire belt is extracted. 3. Allow the belt to retract. As the belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. This indicates the safety belt is now in the automatic locking mode. How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode Disconnect the combination lap/shoulder belt and allow it to retract completely to disengage the automatic locking mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) locking mode. Seat Belt Pretensioners The seat belts for both front seating positions are equipped with pretensioning devices that are designed to remove slack from the seat belt in the event of a collision. These devices improve the performance of the seat belt by assuring that the belt is tight about the occupant early in a collision. Pretensioners work for all size occupants, including those in child restraints. NOTE: These devices are not a substitute for proper seat belt placement by the occupant. The seat belt still must be worn snugly and positioned properly. The pretensioners are triggered by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). Like the front airbags, the pretensioners are single use items. After a collision that is severe enough to deploy the airbags and pretensioners, both must be replaced. 2 64 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert姞) If the occupied driver’s seat belt has not been buckled within 60 seconds of starting the vehicle and if the vehicle speed is greater than 5 mph (8 km/h), BeltAlert威 will alert the driver to buckle the seat belt. The driver should also instruct all other occupants to buckle their seat belts. Once the warning is triggered, BeltAlert威 will continue to chime and flash the Seat Belt Warning Light for 96 seconds or until the driver’s seat belt is buckled. BeltAlert威 will be reactivated if the driver’s seat belt is unbuckled for more than 10 seconds and the vehicle speed is greater than 5 mph (8 km/h). BeltAlert威 Programming BeltAlert威 can be enabled or disabled by your authorized dealer or by following these steps: NOTE: The following steps must occur within the first 60 seconds of the ignition switch being turned to the ON or START position. DaimlerChrysler does not recommend deactivating BeltAlert威. 1. With all doors closed and the ignition switch in any position except ON or START, buckle the driver’s seat belt. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position (engine does not need to be running), and wait for the Seat Belt Warning Light to turn off. 3. Within 60 seconds of turning the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position, unbuckle and then re-buckle the driver’s seat belt at least three times within 60 seconds, ending with the seat belt buckled. NOTE: Watch for the Seat Belt Warning Light to turn on while unbuckling and off while re-buckling the seat belt. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 65 4. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position. A single chime will sound to signify that you have successfully completed the programming. BeltAlert威 can be reactivated by repeating this procedure. NOTE: Although BeltAlert威 has been deactivated, the Seat Belt Warning Light will continue to illuminate while the driver’s seat belt remains unbuckled. Seat Belts and Pregnant Women We recommend that pregnant women use the seat belts throughout their pregnancies. Keeping the mother safe is the best way to keep the baby safe. Pregnant women should wear the lap part of the belt across the thighs and as snug across the hips as possible. Keep the belt low so that it does not come across the abdomen. That way the strong bones of the hips will take the force if there is a collision. Seat Belt Extender If a seat belt is too short, even when fully extended and when the adjustable upper shoulder belt anchorage (if equipped) is in its lowest position, your authorized dealer can provide you with a seat belt extender. This extender should be used only if the existing belt is not long enough. When it is not required, remove the extender and stow it. WARNING! Using a seat belt extender when not needed can increase the risk of injury in a collision. Only use when the lap 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. 2 66 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag This vehicle has airbags for both the driver and front passenger as a supplement to the seat belt restraint systems. The driver’s front airbag is mounted in the center of the steering wheel. The passenger’s front airbag is mounted in the instrument panel, above the glove compartment. The words SRS AIRBAG are embossed on the airbag covers. window. If the vehicle is equipped with SABIC air bags, they are located above the side windows and their covers are also labeled: SRS AIRBAG. NOTE: Airbag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim; but they will open to allow airbag deployment. Airbag System Components The airbag system consists of the following: NOTE: The front airbags are certified to the Federal regulations that allow less forceful deployment. • Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) The front airbags have a multistage inflator design. This may allow the airbag to have different rates of inflation that are based on collision severity and occupant size. • Driver Airbag This vehicle may also be equipped with Supplemental Seat Side Airbag Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) to protect the driver, front, and rear passengers sitting next to a • Front and Side Impact Sensors • Airbag Telltale Light • Front Passenger Airbag • Steering Wheel and Column • Instrument Panel THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 67 • Seat Belt Reminder Light • Knee Impact Bolster • Front Seat Belt Retractor Pretensioners • Front Seat Track Position Sensors • Supplemental Seat Side Airbag Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) — If Equipped • Front Seat Side-mounted (Thorax) Airbags — If Equipped Front Seat Airbag Features The front airbag system has dual-stage driver and front passenger airbags. This system provides output appropriate to the level of crash severity as determined by the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) and the impact sensors at the front of the car. The first stage inflator is triggered immediately during an impact that requires airbag deployment. The timing of the second stage determines whether the output force is low, medium, or high. If a low output is sufficient to meet the need, the second stage is expended later in the crash event. Driver Airbag Special Features Driver airbag deployment and force level is controlled by the driver’s seat position as well as impact severity. Use of special inflators result in a very compact driver’s side airbag. In addition to the small size, the inflating gases exit through strategically placed vents, which direct the gas away from the occupant. 2 68 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Front Passenger Airbag Special Features A new active venting front passenger airbag is designed to reduce the risk of occupants who may be out of position by the use of active vents positioned on each side of the airbag. Supplemental Front Seat-Mounted Thorax Side Airbags — If Equipped Front seat-mounted side (Thorax) airbags provide enhanced protection and work together with supplemental Side Airbag Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) to help protect an occupant during a side impact. The seat-mounted side airbag is marked with an airbag label sewn into the outboard side of the seat. Thorax Airbag Label When the airbag deploys, it opens the seam between the front and side of the seat’s trim cover. Each airbag deploys independently, that is a left side impact deploys the left airbag only and a right-side impact deploys only the right airbag. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 69 WARNING! • Do not put anything on or around the airbag covers or attempt to open them manually. You may damage the airbags and you could be injured because the airbag inflation capability may be compromised. The protective covers for the airbag cushions are designed to open only when the airbags are inflating. • Do not use accessory seat covers or place objects between you and the side airbags; the performance could be adversely affected and/or objects could be pushed into you, causing serious injury. Supplemental Side Airbag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) — If Equipped SABIC Airbags offer side-impact and vehicle rollover protection to front and rear seat outboard occupants in addition to that provided by the body structure. Each airbag features inflated chambers placed adjacent to the head of each outboard occupant that reduce the potential for side-impact head injuries. The curtains deploy downward, covering both windows on the impact side. NOTE: Should a vehicle rollover occur, the SABIC curtains on both sides of the vehicle are deployed. NOTE: Airbag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim; but they will open to allow airbag deployment. The system includes sensors adjacent to both front and rear seat occupants that are calibrated to deploy during an impact severe enough to require airbag occupant protection. 2 70 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! If your vehicle is equipped with left and right Side Airbag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC), do not stack luggage or other cargo up high enough to block the location of the SABIC. The area where the side curtain airbag is located should remain free from any obstructions. Airbags inflate in moderate to high speed impacts. Along with seat belts and pretensioners, front airbags work with the knee bolsters to provide improved protection for the driver and front passenger. Side airbags also work with seat belts to improve occupant protection. The seat belts are designed to protect you in many types of collisions. The front airbags deploy in moderate to severe frontal collisions. If your vehicle is equipped, the side airbag on the crash side of the vehicle is triggered in moderate to severe side collisions. In certain types of collisions, both the front and side airbags may be triggered. However, even in collisions where the airbags work, you need the seat belts to keep you in the right position for the airbags to protect you properly. Here are some simple steps you can take to minimize the risk of harm from a deploying airbag. 1. Children 12 years old and younger should always ride buckled up in a rear seat. Infants in rear-facing child restraints should NEVER ride in the front seat of a vehicle with a passenger front airbag. An airbag deployment can cause severe injury or death to infants in that position. Children that are not big enough to wear the vehicle seat belt properly (see Section on Child Restraints should be secured in the rear seat in child restraints or beltpositioning booster seats. Older children who do not use THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 71 child restraints or belt-positioning booster seats should ride properly buckled up in the rear seat. Never allow children to slide the shoulder belt behind them or under their arm. If a child from 1 to 12 years old must ride in the front passenger seat because the vehicle is crowded, move the seat as far back as possible, and use the proper child restraint. Refer to the section on Child Restraints. You should read the instructions provided with your child restraint to make sure that you are using it properly. 2. All occupants should wear their lap and shoulder belts properly. 3. The driver and front passenger seats should be moved back as far as practical to allow the front airbags room to inflate. 4. If your vehicle has side airbags, do not lean against the door, airbags will inflate forcefully into the space between you and the door. 5. If the airbag system in this vehicle needs to be modified to accommodate a disabled person, contact the Customer Center. Phone numbers are provided under ⴖIf You Need Assistanceⴖ in Section 9 of this manual. WARNING! Relying on the airbags alone could lead to more severe injuries in a collision. The airbags work with your seat belt to restrain you properly. In some collisions, the airbags won’t deploy at all. Always wear your seat belts even though you have airbags. 2 72 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! • Being too close to the steering wheel or instrument panel during front airbag deployment could cause serious injury. Airbags need room to inflate. Sit back, comfortably extending your arms to reach the steering wheel or instrument panel. • Side airbags also need room to inflate. Do not lean against the door. Sit upright in the center of the seat. Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) The ORC is part of a Federally regulated safety system required for this vehicle. The ORC determines if a frontal or side collision is severe enough to require the airbags to inflate. Based on the impact sensors signals, a central electronic ORC deploys the front airbags, side inflatable airbag curtains, side seat thorax airbags, and front seat belt pretensioners as required for each type of impact. The ORC monitors the readiness of the electronic parts of the system whenever the ignition switch is in the START or ON position. These include all of the components listed above except the steering wheel and column, instrument panel, and seat belt reminder light. If the key is in the OFF position, in the ACC position, or not in the ignition, the airbags are not on and will not inflate. The ORC contains a backup power supply system that will deploy the airbags even if the battery loses power or it becomes disconnected prior to deployment. Also, the ORC turns on the AIRBAG warning light in the instrument panel for approximately four to six seconds for a self-check when the ignition is first turned on. After the self-check, THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 73 the AIRBAG warning light will turn off. If the ORC detects a malfunction in any part of the system, it turns on the AIRBAG warning light, either momentarily or continuously. A single chime will sound if the light comes on again after initial start up. It also includes diagnostics that will illuminate the instrument cluster AIRBAG warning light if a malfunction is noted. The diagnostics also record the nature of the malfunction. WARNING! Ignoring the AIRBAG light in your instrument panel could mean you won’t have the airbags to protect you in a collision. If the light does not come on, stays on after you start the vehicle, or if it comes on as you drive, have the airbag system checked right away. Front and Side Impact Sensors Impact Sensors trigger airbag deployment in front and side impacts, and aid the ORC in determining appropriate response to impact events. Additional sensors in the ORC determine the level of airbag deployment and provide verification. Acceleration Sensors Acceleration Sensors trigger airbag deployment based on dramatic acceleration change of the vehicle. Pressure Sensors Pressure Sensors trigger airbag deployment based on door cavity pressure changes. Rollover Sensors Rollover Sensors trigger airbag deployment in the event of vehicle rollover and aid the ORC in deploying Side Airbag Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) for rollover events. 2 74 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Supplemental Side Airbag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) — If Equipped The ORC deploys the SABIC during collision with other vehicles and during collisions where the impact is confined to a particular area of the vehicle — such as collisions with poles, trees or similar objects. It will deploy the SABIC only on the impact side of the vehicle. NOTE: The ORC does detect and protect for rollover when equipped with SABIC airbags. Enhanced Accident Response System In the event of an impact causing airbag deployment, and the vehicle communication network intact, and the power intact, the Enhanced Accident Response System performs the following functions: • Cuts off fuel to the engine. • Flashes hazard lights. • Turns on the interior lights, which remain on as long as the battery has power or until the ignition key is removed. • Unlocks the doors automatically. If A Deployment Occurs The airbag systems are designed to deploy when the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) detect a moderateto-severe collision, to help restrain the driver, front passenger and rear passengers, and then immediately deflate. NOTE: A frontal collision that is not severe enough to need airbag protection will not activate the system. This does not mean something is wrong with the airbag system. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 75 If you do have a collision which deploys the airbags, any or all of the following may occur: • The nylon airbag material may sometimes cause abrasions and/or skin reddening to the driver and front passenger as the airbags deploy and unfold. The abrasions are similar to friction rope burns or those you might get sliding along a carpet or gymnasium floor. They are not caused by contact with chemicals. They are not permanent and normally heal quickly. However, if you haven’t healed significantly within a few days, or if you have any blistering, see your doctor immediately. • As the airbags deflate, you may see some smoke-like particles. The particles are a normal by-product of the process that generates the nontoxic gas used for airbag inflation. These airborne particles may irritate the skin, eyes, nose, or throat. If you have skin or eye irritation, rinse the area with cool water. For nose or throat irritation, move to fresh air. If the irritation continues, see your doctor. If these particles settle on your clothing, follow the garment manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning. • It is not advisable to drive your vehicle after the airbags have deployed. If you are involved in another collision, the airbags will not be in place to protect you. WARNING! Deployed airbags and seat belt pretensioners cannot protect you in another collision. Have the airbags, seat belt pretensioners, and the front passenger seat belt retractor assembly replaced by an authorized dealer as soon as possible. Also, have the Occupant Restraint Controller System serviced as well. 2 76 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Maintaining Your Airbag System WARNING! • Modifications to any part of the airbag system could cause it to fail when you need it. You could be injured if the airbag system is not there to protect you. Do not modify the components or wiring, including adding any kind of badges or stickers to the steering wheel hub trim cover or the upper right side of the instrument panel. Do not modify the front bumper, vehicle body structure, or add aftermarket side steps or running boards. • It is dangerous to try to repair any part of the airbag system yourself. Be sure to tell anyone who works on your vehicle that it has an airbag system. WARNING! Do not attempt to modify any part of your advanced airbag system. The airbag may inflate accidentally or may not function properly if modifications are made. Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer for any advanced airbag system service. If your seat, including your trim cover and cushion, needs to be serviced in any way (including removal or loosening/ tightening of seat attachment bolts), take the vehicle to your authorized dealer. Only manufacturer approved seat accessories may be used. If it is necessary to modify an advanced airbag system for persons with disabilities, contact your authorized dealer. NOTE: Perchlorate Material — special handling may apply. See: www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 77 Airbag Light You will want to have the airbags ready to inflate for your protection in a collision. While the airbag system is designed to be maintenance free, if any of the following occurs, have an authorized dealer service the system immediately. located on the inside of the fuse block cover for the proper airbag fuses. See your authorized dealer if the fuse is good. • The light comes on and remains on while driving. Event Data Recorder (EDR) In the event of an accident, your vehicle is designed to record up to approximately five seconds of specific vehicle data parameters (see the following list) in an event data recorder prior to the moment of airbag deployment, or near deployment, and up to a quartersecond of high-speed deceleration data during and/or after airbag deployment. EDR data are ONLY recorded if an airbag deploys, or nearly deploys, and are otherwise unavailable. NOTE: If the speedometer, tachometer, or any engine related gauges are not working, the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) may also be disabled. The airbags may not be ready to inflate for your protection. Promptly check the fuse block for blown fuses. Refer to the label NOTE: 1. A near-deployment event occurs when the airbag sensor detects severe vehicle deceleration usually indicative of a crash, but not severe enough to warrant airbag deployment. • The AIRBAG light does not come on during the approximately four to six seconds when the ignition switch is first turned ON. • The light remains on after the approximately four to six-second interval. 2 78 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 2. Under certain circumstances, EDR data may not be recorded (e.g., loss of battery power). In conjunction with other data gathered during a complete accident investigation, the electronic data may be used by DaimlerChrysler Corporation and others to learn more about the possible causes of crashes and associated injuries in order to assess and improve vehicle performance. In addition to crash investigations initiated by DaimlerChrysler Corporation, such investigations may be requested by customers, insurance carriers, government officials, and professional crash researchers, such as those associated with universities, and with hospital and insurance organizations. In the event that an investigation is undertaken by DaimlerChrysler Corporation (regardless of initiative), the company or its designated representative will first obtain permission of the appropriate custodial entity for the vehicle (usually the vehicle owner or lessee) before accessing the electronic data stored, unless ordered to download data by a court with legal jurisdiction (i.e., pursuant to a warrant). A copy of the data will be provided to the custodial entity upon request. General data that does not identify particular vehicles or crashes may be released for incorporation in aggregate crash databases, such as those maintained by the U.S. government and various states. Data of a potentially sensitive nature, such as would identify a particular driver, vehicle, or crash, will be treated confidentially. Confidential data will not be disclosed by DaimlerChrysler Corporation to any third party except when: 1. Used for research purposes, such as to match data with a particular crash record in an aggregate database, provided confidentiality of personal data is thereafter preserved. 2. Used in defense of litigation DaimlerChrysler Corporation product. involving a THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 79 3. Requested by police under a legal warrant. • Impact acceleration and angle 4. Otherwise required by law. • Seat belt status Data Parameters That May Be Recorded: • Brake status (service and parking brakes) • Diagnostic trouble code(s) and warning light status for electronically-controlled safety systems, including the airbag system • Accelerator status (including vehicle speed) • Airbag disable light status (if equipped) • ⬙Time⬙ of airbag deployment (in terms of ignition cycles and vehicle mileage) • Airbag deployment level (if applicable) • Engine control status (including engine speed) • Transmission gear selection • Cruise control status • Traction/stability control status • Tire pressure monitoring system status – if equipped 2 80 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Integrated Child Seat — If Equipped Operating instructions for the second row bench seat with Integrated Child Seat are included with the seat. If the instructions are not with the seat or in the Owner’s Manual Package, replacement instruction can be obtained. To obtain Integrated Child Seat replacement instructions: Refer to Publication Order Forms at the back of this manual and specify publication number 81–016–8050. Child Restraints Everyone in your vehicle needs to be buckled up at all times — babies and children, too. Every state in the United States and all Canadian provinces require that small children ride in proper restraint systems. This is the law, and you can be prosecuted for ignoring it. Children 12 years and younger should ride properly buckled up in a rear seat. According to crash statistics, children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seats rather than in the front. Second Row Bench Seat With Integrated Child Seat THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 81 WARNING! In a collision, an unrestrained child, even a tiny baby, can become a missile inside the vehicle. The force required to hold even an infant on your lap could become so great that you could not hold the child, no matter how strong you are. The child and others could be badly injured. Any child riding in your vehicle should be in a proper restraint for the child’s size. Infants and Small Children There are different sizes and types of restraints for children from newborn size to the child almost large enough for an adult safety belt. Always check the child seat owner’s manual to ensure you have the right seat for your child. Use the restraint that is correct for your child. • Safety experts recommend that children ride rearward-facing in the vehicle until they are at least one year old and weigh at least 20 lbs (9 kg). Two types of child restraints can be used rearward-facing: infant carriers and ⬙convertible⬙ child seats. Both types of child restraints are held in the vehicle by the lap/ shoulder belt or the LATCH child restraint anchorage system. Refer to “Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH)” later in this section. • The infant carrier is only used rearward-facing in the vehicle. It is recommended for children who weigh up to about 20 lbs (9 kg). ⬙Convertible⬙ child seats can be used either rearward-facing or forward-facing in the vehicle. Convertible child seats often have a higher weight limit in the rearward-facing direction than infant carriers do, so they can be used rearward-facing by children who weigh more than 20 lbs (9 kg) but are less than one year old. 2 82 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE • Rearward-facing child seats must NEVER be used in the front seat of a vehicle with a front passenger airbag. An airbag deployment could cause severe injury or death to infants in this position. • Rearward-facing child seats and infant carriers must NEVER be used while the second row Swivel ’n Go seats are in the rearward-facing position. WARNING! Never place any child seat or infant carrier in the Swivel ’n Go seat while it is in the rearward-facing position. The swivel seat should be locked in the forward position when using any child seat or infant carriers, with the vehicle in motion. Failure to do so could result in serious injury or even death. Older Children and Child Restraints Children who weigh more than 20 lbs (9 kg) and who are older than one year can ride forward-facing in the vehicle. Forward-facing child seats and convertible child seats used in the forward-facing direction are for children who weigh 20 to 40 lbs (9 to 18 kg) and who are older than one year. These child seats are also held in the vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt or the LATCH child restraint anchorage system. Refer to “Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH)” later in this section. An aftermarket belt-positioning booster seat is for children weighing more than 40 lbs (18 kg), but who are still too small to properly fit the vehicle’s seat belts. If the child can not sit with knees bent over the vehicles seat cushion while the child’s back is against the seatback, they should use a belt-positioning booster seat. The child and booster seat are held in the vehicle by the lap/ THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 83 shoulder belt. (Some booster seats are equipped with a front shield and are held in the vehicle by the lap portion.) Children Too Large For Booster Seats Children who are large enough to wear the shoulder belt comfortably, and whose legs are long enough to bend over the front of the seat when their back is against the seatback, should use the lap/shoulder belt in a rear seat. • Make sure that the child is upright in the seat. • The lap portion should be low on the hips and as snug as possible. • Check belt fit periodically. A child’s squirming or slouching can move the belt out of position. • If the shoulder belt contacts the face or neck, move the child closer to the center of the vehicle. If this doesn’t help, move the child to the center rear seating position and use the lap belt. Never allow a child to put the shoulder belt under an arm or behind their back. NOTE: For additional information, refer www.seatcheck.org or call 1-866-SEATCHECK. to 2 84 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! Here are some tips on getting the most out of your child restraint: • Improper installation can lead to failure of an infant or child restraint. It could come loose in a collision. The child could be badly injured or killed. Follow the manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant or child restraint. • Before buying any restraint system, make sure that it has a label certifying that it meets all applicable Safety Standards. We also recommend that you make sure that you can install the child restraint in the vehicle where you will use it, before you buy it. • A rearward-facing child restraint should only be used in a rear seat. A rearward-facing child restraint in the front seat may be struck by a deploying passenger airbag which may cause severe or fatal injury to the infant. • The restraint must be appropriate for your child’s weight and height. Check the label on the restraint for weight and height limits. • Occupants riding in Swivel ’n Go seating must be wearing their seat belt and the seat must be locked in either the forward or rearward position. Failure to do so could result in serious injury or even death. • Carefully follow the instructions that come with the restraint. If you install the restraint improperly, it may not work when you need it. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 85 • The passenger seat belts are equipped with cinching latch plates, which are designed to keep the lap portion tight around the child restraint so that it is not necessary to use a locking clip. Pulling up on the shoulder portion of the lap/shoulder belt will tighten the belt. The cinching latch plate will keep the belt tight, however, any seat belt system will loosen with time, so check the belt occasionally and pull it tight if necessary. • In the rear seat, you may have trouble tightening the lap/shoulder belt on the child restraint because the buckle or latch plate is too close to the belt path opening on the restraint. Disconnect the latch plate from the buckle and twist the short buckle end of the belt several times to shorten it. Insert the latch plate into the buckle with the release button facing out. • If the belt still can’t be tightened, or if pulling and pushing on the restraint loosens the belt, disconnect the latch plate from the buckle, turn the buckle around, and insert the latch plate into the buckle again. If you still can’t make the child restraint secure, try a different seating position. • Buckle the child into the seat according to the child restraint manufacturer’s directions. • When your child restraint is not in use, secure it in the vehicle with the seat belt or remove it from the vehicle. Don’t leave it loose in the vehicle. In a sudden stop or collision, it could strike the occupants or seatbacks and cause serious personal injury. Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren (LATCH) Each vehicle, except commercial cargo vehicles, is equipped with the child restraint anchorage system called LATCH, which stands for Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren. Two LATCH child restraint anchorage systems are installed on all second-row seats and in the center position on all 3rd row fold-in-floor seats. Second-row seats also feature tether strap anchorages, 2 86 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE located in the rear surface of the seatback. In addition, all third row fold-in-floor seats are equipped with a child restraint tether anchor at the center seating position. Rear Seat Tether Strap Mounting LATCH Anchorages When using the tether anchorages in the outboard seating positions, ensure that the strap is routed underneath the top of the seatback and the head restraint. When using the tether anchorages in the center position on third row fold-in-floor seating, ensure that the strap is routed underneath the top of the seatback and the head restraint. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 87 WARNING! An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead to increased head motion and possible injury to the child. Use only the anchor positions directly behind the child seat to secure a child restraint top tether strap. Child restraint systems having attachments designed to connect to the lower anchorages are now available. Child restraints having tether straps and hooks for connection to the seatback tether anchorage have been available for some time. In fact, many child restraint manufacturers will provide add-on tether strap kits for some of their older products. NOTE: If your child restraint seat is not LATCH compatible, install the restraint using the vehicle seat belts. Because the lower anchorages are to be introduced to passenger carrying vehicles over a period of years, child restraint systems having attachments for those anchorages will continue to have features for installation in vehicles using the lap or lap/shoulder belt. They will also have tether straps, and you are urged to take advantage of all of the available attachments provided with your child restraint in any vehicle. NOTE: When using the LATCH attaching system to install a child restraint, please ensure that all seat belts not being used for occupant restraints are stowed and out of reach of children. It is recommended that before installing the child restraint, buckle the seat belt so the seat belt is tucked behind the child restraint and out of reach. If the buckled seat belt interferes with the child restraint installation, instead of tucking the seat belt behind the child restraint, route the seat belt through the child restraint belt path and then buckle it. This should stow the seat belt out of the reach of an inquisitive child. 2 88 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Remind all children in the vehicle that the seat belts are not toys and should not be played with, and never leave your child unattended in the vehicle. Installing the Child Restraint System We urge that you carefully follow the directions of the manufacturer when installing your child restraint. Many, but not all restraint systems will be equipped with separate straps on each side, with each having a hook or connector and a means for adjusting the tension in the strap. Forward-facing toddler restraints and some rearward-facing infant restraints will also be equipped with a tether strap, a hook and means for adjusting the tension in the strap. In general, you will first loosen the adjusters on the lower straps and tether straps so that you can more easily attach the hook or connector to the lower anchorages and tether anchorages. Then tighten all three straps as you push the child restraint rearward and downward into the seat. Not all child restraint systems will be installed as we have described here. Again, carefully follow the instructions that come with the child restraint system. WARNING! Improper installation of a child restraint to the LATCH anchorages can lead to failure of an infant or child restraint. The child could be badly injured or killed. Follow the manufacturer’s directions exactly when installing an infant or child restraint. Transporting Pets Airbags deploying in the front seat could harm your pet. An unrestrained pet could be thrown about and possibly injured, or injure a passenger during panic braking or in a collision. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 89 Pets should be restrained in the rear seat in pet harnesses or pet carriers that are secured by seat belts. REAR SEAT DELETE FEATURE (COMMERCIAL VEHICLES ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED Commercial cargo vehicles are not designed for use as a family vehicle and are not intended for carrying children in the front passenger seat. However, if you must carry a child in a vehicle without a rear seat, the passenger seat should be moved to the full rearward position and the child must be in a proper restraint system based on it’s age, size and weight. NEVER carry a child in a rear facing infant carrier in a vehicle without rear seats. In an accident, serious injury or death may occur from the deploying passenger airbag. 2 Commercial Child Restraint Tether Anchor This vehicle is equipped with a child restraint tether anchor located on the lower rear of the front passenger seat. Use this tether anchor to secure only forward facing child restraints equipped with an upper tether strap. 90 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! Rearward-facing infant restraints must never be secured in the passenger seat of a vehicle with a passenger airbag. In an accident a passenger airbag may deploy causing severe injury or death to infants riding in rearward-facing infant restraints. Restraining Infants and Small Children with Seat Delete Feature (Commercial Vehicles Only) There are different sizes and types of restraints for children from newborn size to the child almost large enough for an adult safety belt. Use the restraint that is correct for your child: • The rearward-facing infant carrier is for babies weighing up to about 20 lbs (9 kg), and less than one year old. THIS TYPE OF SEAT CANNOT BE USED IN A VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH THE REAR SEAT DELETE FEATURE (Commercial Vehicles Only). • The forward-facing child seat is for children from about 20 to 40 lbs (9 to 18 kg), and more than one year old. • A “convertible” child seat, one that is designed to be used for children who are too heavy for a rearwardfacing infant seat, may be used IN THE FORWARD FACING POSITION ONLY, IT MUST NEVER BE INSTALLED FACING TO THE REAR IN A VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH THE REAR SEAT DELETE FEATURE (Commercial Vehicles Only). When a convertible seat is properly installed facing forward, the vehicle seat should be adjusted to the rear most position. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 91 • Children more than 40 lbs (18 kg) should be secured in the passenger seat in a child restraint or beltpositioning booster seat with the seat adjusted to the rear most position. Older children who do not use child restraints or belt-positioning booster seats should ride properly buckled in the passenger seat with the seat adjusted to the rear most position. Never allow children to slide the shoulder belt behind them or under their arm. Tether Installation For Commercial Vehicles With Rear Seat Delete To secure the child restraint upper tether strap to the vehicle, follow the instructions shown: 1. Locate the child restraint tether anchor on the lower rear of the front passenger seat. 2. Follow the child restraint manufacturer’s directions for proper use of connecting the child restraint to the extended tether strap. 3. Route the tether strap under the head rest. NOTE: Ensure that the child restraint tether strap is centered between the headrest supports underneath the head rest. 4. Using the hook attached to the child restraint tether strap, attach the child restraint tether strap to the metal anchor on the lower rear of the front passenger seat. 5. Following the child seat manufacturer’s instructions, tighten the child restraint tether strap. 6. Inspect the tether anchor strap for nicks, abrasions, discoloration, and loose threads. If these, or any other condition that might effect the performance of the strap is observed, DO NOT USE. Contact your authorized DaimlerChrysler dealership for a replacement part. 2 92 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! The vehicle tether anchor is designed to be used with a child restraint only. It should not be used for any other purpose. Before use, inspect the tether anchor strap for nicks, abrasions, discoloration, and loose threads. If these or any other condition that might effect the performance of the strap is observed, DO NOT USE. Personal injury may result. Contact your authorized DaimlerChrysler dealership for a replacement part. ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS A long break-in period is not required for the engine in your vehicle. Drive moderately during the first 300 mi (500 km). After the initial 60 mi (100 km), speeds up to 50 or 55 mph (80 or 90 km/h) are desirable. While cruising, brief full-throttle acceleration, within the limits of local traffic laws, contributes to a good break-in. Wide-open throttle acceleration in low gear can be detrimental and should be avoided. The engine oil installed in the engine at the factory is a high-quality energy-conserving type lubricant. Oil changes should be consistent with anticipated climate conditions under which vehicle operations will occur. For the recommended viscosity and quality grades, refer to “Maintenance Procedures” in Section 7. NONDETERGENT OR STRAIGHT MINERAL OILS MUST NEVER BE USED. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 93 A new engine may consume some oil during its first few thousand miles (kilometers) of operation. This should be considered as a normal part of the break-in and not interpreted as an indication of difficulty. SAFETY TIPS SAFETY CHECKS YOU SHOULD MAKE INSIDE THE VEHICLE Seat Belts Inspect the belt system periodically checking for cuts, frays, and loose parts. Damaged parts must be replaced immediately. Do not disassemble or modify the system. Front seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision. Rear seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision if they have been damaged (bent retractor, torn webbing, etc.). If there is any question regarding belt or retractor condition, replace the belt. Airbag Light The light should come on and remain on for four seconds as a bulb check when the ignition switch is first turned ON. If the LED is not lit during starting and/or the light stays on or comes ON while driving, have the system checked by an authorized dealer. Defroster Check operation by selecting the defrost mode and place the blower control on high speed. You should be able to feel the air directed against the windshield. NOTE: If the defroster is not working or you are unable to feel air against the windshield in defrost mode, please see your authorized dealer service center for repairs. 2 94 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE PERIODIC SAFETY CHECKS YOU SHOULD MAKE OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE Tires Examine tires for excessive tread wear or uneven wear patterns. Check for stones, nails, glass, or other objects lodged in the tread. Inspect tread and sidewall for cuts or cracks. Check wheel nuts for tightness, and tires (including spare) for proper pressure. Lights Have someone observe the operation of exterior lights while you work the controls. Check turn signal and high beam indicator lights on the instrument panel. Fluid Leaks Check area under vehicle after overnight parking for fuel, engine coolant, oil or other fluid leaks. Also, if gasoline fumes are detected or fuel, power steering fluid, transmission fluid or brake fluid leaks are suspected, the cause should be located and corrected immediately. Exhaust Gas WARNING! Exhaust gases can injure or kill. They contain carbon monoxide (CO) which is colorless and odorless. Breathing it can make you unconscious and can eventually poison you. To avoid breathing (CO) follow the safety tips below. Do not run the engine in a closed garage or in confined areas any longer than needed to move your vehicle in or out of the area. If it is necessary to sit in a parked vehicle with the engine running, adjust your heating or cooling controls to force outside air into the vehicle. Set the blower at high speed. THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 95 WARNING! If you are required to drive with the deck lid / liftgate open, make sure that all windows are closed, and the climate control blower switch is set at high speed. DO NOT use the recirculation mode. 2 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CONTENTS 3 䡵 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 ▫ Advanced Phone Connectivity . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 ▫ Manual Rear View Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 ▫ Things You Should Know About Your UConnect威 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 ▫ Exterior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 ▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 䡵 Hands-Free Communication (UConnect威) — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 䡵 Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 ▫ Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 ▫ Manual Front And Second Row Seat Adjuster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 ▫ Phone Call Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 ▫ Stow ’n Go Seating — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . 137 ▫ UConnect威 System Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 ▫ Swivel ’n Go Seating — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 146 98 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 䡵 Driver Memory Seat — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . 153 䡵 Adjustable Pedals — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . 175 ▫ Setting Memory Positions And Linking RKE Transmitter To Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 䡵 Electronic Speed Control — If Equipped . . . . . . 177 䡵 To Open And Close The Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 ▫ Hood Safety Switch — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 158 䡵 Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 ▫ Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 ▫ Exterior Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 䡵 Multifunction Lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 ▫ Turn Signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 䡵 Tilt Steering Column — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . 169 䡵 Rear Park Assist System — If Equipped . . . . . . . 170 ▫ Rear Park Assist Sensors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 ▫ Activating Electronic Speed Control . . . . . . . . 177 䡵 Overhead Consoles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180 ▫ Front Overhead Console — If Equipped . . . . . 180 䡵 Garage Door Opener — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . 183 ▫ Programming HomeLink威 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 ▫ Gate Operator/Canadian Programming . . . . . 188 ▫ Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 ▫ Troubleshooting Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 ▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 䡵 Power Sunroof — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 ▫ Power Sunroof Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 99 䡵 Electrical Power Outlets — If Equipped . . . . . . . 193 ▫ Door Trim Panel Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 ▫ Power Inverter — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . 194 ▫ Driver Seatback Storage — If Equipped . . . . . . 208 ▫ Electrical Outlet Use With Engine Off . . . . . . . 196 ▫ Second Row Floor Storage Bins — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209 䡵 Sun Screens— If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 䡵 Cup Holders And Convenience Tray Drawer . . . 198 ▫ Instrument Panel Cup Holders . . . . . . . . . . . . 198 ▫ Interior Bottle Holders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 ▫ Smokers Package Kit — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 199 䡵 Console Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 ▫ Basic Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 ▫ Removing The Floor Console With Stow ’n Go Seating — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 ▫ Rear Compartment Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 ▫ Coat Hooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 ▫ Cargo Area Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 䡵 Roof Luggage Rack — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . 213 ▫ Premium Console – If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . 201 䡵 Umbrella Holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216 䡵 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 䡵 Load-Leveling System — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 216 ▫ Glove Compartments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 3 100 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE MIRRORS Manual Rear View Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped Adjust the mirror to center on the view through the rear window. A two point pivot system allows for horizontal and vertical adjustment of the mirror. Manual Rearview Mirror Annoying headlight glare can be reduced by moving the small control under the mirror to the night position (toward rear of vehicle). The mirror should be adjusted while set in the day position (toward windshield). Automatic Rear View Day/Night Mirror — If Equipped When using this feature the mirror will automatically adjust for annoying headlight glare from vehicles behind you. You can turn the feature on or off by pressing the button at the base of the mirror. A power indicator light to the side on/off button will indicate when the dimming feature is activated. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 101 Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped An illuminated vanity mirror is on the sun visor. To use the mirror, rotate the sun visor down and swing the mirror cover upward. The lights turn on automatically. Closing the mirror cover turns off the lights. EXTERIOR MIRRORS Side View Mirrors To receive maximum benefit, adjust the outside mirror(s) to center on the adjacent lane of traffic with a slight overlap of the view obtained on the inside mirror. Automatic Dimming Mirror WARNING! CAUTION! Vehicles and other objects seen in a outside convex mirrors will look smaller and farther away than they really are. Relying too much on side convex mirrors could cause you to collide with another vehicle or other object. Use your inside mirror when judging the size or distance of a vehicle seen in a side convex mirror. 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. 3 102 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Side View Manual Folding Mirrors All exterior mirrors are hinged and may be moved either forward or rearward to resist damage. The hinges have three detent positions; full forward, full rearward, and normal. Driver’s Auto-Dimming Side View Mirror — If Equipped This mirror automatically adjusts for annoying headlight glare from vehicles behind you. You can turn this feature on or off by pressing the button at the base of the Rearview Mirror. Tilt In Reverse Feature Driver’s Side View Mirror — If Equipped The ⬙Tilt in Reverse⬙ feature tilts the driver’s outside rearview mirror downward when the ignition switch is in the ON position and the transmission is in the REVERSE position. This feature provides the driver with a better view of the ground and vehicle in the area of the rear tires when backing up. The mirror will move back to its previous position when the transmission is shifted out of REVERSE. Power Remote Folding Side View Mirrors — If Equipped Press the power fold button to fold in the mirrors. Press the button again to unfold the mirrors. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 103 mirrors. Press the switch to the Left or Right for mirror selection. Press the mirror select switch again to guard against accidentally moving a mirror position. The mirror selection will also automatically turn off after 30 seconds. 3 Power Folding Mirror Switch Both mirrors will always move together and will fold anytime the button is pressed. The ignition switch does not have to be in the ON position. Power Remote Side View Mirrors — If Equipped Use the mirror select switch located on the driver’s door trim panel, to adjust the view obtained in the outside Power Side Mirror Adjust 1 - Left Mirror 2 - Right Mirror 3 - Adjusting Switch 104 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Select a mirror and press one of the four arrows for the direction you want the mirror to move. Driver’s power mirror preselected positions can be controlled by the optional Driver Memory Seat Feature. Refer to “Driver Memory Seat — If Equipped” in Section 3 of this manual. HANDS-FREE COMMUNICATION (UConnect姞) — IF EQUIPPED NOTE: The sales code RER, REN and REU radios contain an integrated Hands-Free Communication (UConnect威) system. Refer to your “Navigation User’s Manual” for UConnect威 system operating instructions for these radios. UConnect威 is a voice-activated, hands-free, in-vehicle communications system. UConnect威 allows you to dial a phone number with your cellular phone using simple voice commands (e.g., ⬙Call” ѧ “Mike” ѧ”Work⬙ or ⬙Dial” ѧ “248-555-1212⬙). Your cellular phone’s audio is transmitted through your vehicle’s audio system; the system will automatically mute your radio when using the UConnect威 system. NOTE: The UConnect威 system requires a cellular phone equipped with the Bluetooth威 ⬙Hands-Free Profile,⬙ Version 0.96 or higher. See the UConnect威 website for supported phones. NOTE: For UConnect威 customer support, visit the following websites: • www.chrysler.com/uconnect • www.dodge.com/uconnect • www.jeep.com/uconnect • or call 1–877–855–8400 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 105 UConnect威 allows you to transfer calls between the system and your cellular phone as you enter or exit your vehicle and enables you to mute the system’s microphone for private conversation. The UConnect威 phonebook enables you to store up to 32 names, with four numbers per name. Each language has a separate 32-name phonebook accessible only in that language. This system is driven through your Bluetooth威 “Hands-Free profile” cellular phone. UConnect威 features Bluetooth威 technology - the global standard that enables different electronic devices to connect to each other without wires or a docking station, so UConnect威 works no matter where you stow your cellular phone (be it your purse, pocket, or briefcase), as long as your phone is turned on and has been paired to the vehicle’s UConnect威 system. The UConnect威 system allows up to seven cellular phones to be linked to the system. Only one linked (or paired) cellular phone can be used with the system at a time. The system is available in English, Spanish, or French languages. Phone Button The rearview mirror contains the microphone for the system (depending on the type of mirror and radio equipped), and either the radio or the mirror has the two control buttons (PHONE Button and VOICE RECOGNITION button) that will enable you to access the system. Voice Recognition Button Actual button location may vary with radio. The individual buttons are described in the “Operation” section. 3 106 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE The UConnect威 system can be used with any Hands-Free Profile certified Bluetooth威 cellular phone. See the UConnect威 website for supported phones. If your cellular phone supports a different profile (e.g., Headset Profile) you may not be able to use any UConnect威 features. Refer to your cellular service provider or the phone manufacturer for details. Operation Voice commands can be used to operate the UConnect威 system and to navigate through the UConnect威 menu structure. Voice commands are required after most UConnect威 system prompts. You will be prompted for a specific command and then guided through the available options. The UConnect威 system is fully integrated with the vehicle’s audio system. The volume of the UConnect威 system can be adjusted either from the radio volume control knob or from the steering wheel radio control (right switch), if so equipped. • Prior to giving a voice command, one must wait for the beep, which follows the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt or another prompt. The radio display will be used for visual prompts from the UConnect威 system such as ⬙CELL⬙ or caller ID on certain radios. • For certain operations, compound commands can be used. For example, instead of saying ⬙Setup⬙ and then ⬙Phone Pairing,⬙ the following compound command can be said: ⬙Setup Phone Pairing.⬙ • For each feature explanation in this section, only the combined form of the voice command is given. You can also break the commands into parts and say each part of the command when you are asked for it. For UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 107 example, you can use the combined form voice command ⬙Phonebook New Entry,⬙ or you can break the combined form command into two voice commands: ⬙Phonebook⬙ and ⬙New Entry.⬙ Please remember, the UConnect威 system works best when you talk in a normal conversational tone, as if speaking to someone sitting a few feet/meters away from you. Voice Command Tree Refer to “Voice Tree” in this section. Help Command If you need assistance at any prompt, or if you want to know your options at any prompt, say ⬙Help⬙ following the beep. The UConnect威 system will play all the options at any prompt if you ask for help. To activate the UConnect威 system from idle, simply press the PHONE button and follow the audible prompts for directions. All UConnect威 system sessions begin with a press of the PHONE button on the radio control head. Cancel Command At any prompt, after the beep, you can say ⬙Cancel⬙ and you will be returned to the main menu. However, in a few instances the system will take you back to the previous menu. Pair (Link) UConnect威 System to a Cellular Phone To begin using your UConnect威 system, you must pair your compatible Bluetooth威 enabled cellular phone. To complete the pairing process, you will need to reference your cellular phone Owner’s Manual. The UConnect威 website may also provide detailed instructions for pairing. The following are general phone to UConnect威 system pairing instructions: • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Setup Phone Pairing.⬙ 3 108 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • When prompted, after the beep, say ⬙Pair a Phone⬙ and follow the audible prompts. • You will be asked to say a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN), which you will later need to enter into your cellular phone. You can enter any four-digit PIN. You will not need to remember this PIN after the initial pairing process. • For identification purposes, you will be prompted to give the UConnect威 system a name for your cellular phone. Each cellular phone that is paired should be given a unique phone name. • You will then be asked to give your cellular phone a priority level between 1 and 7, with 1 being the highest priority. You can pair up to seven cellular phones to your UConnect威 system. However, at any given time, only one cellular phone can be in use, connected to your UConnect威 system. The priority allows the UConnect威 system to know which cellular phone to use if multiple cellular phones are in the vehicle at the same time. For example, if priority 3 and priority 5 phones are present in the vehicle, the UConnect威 system will use the priority 3 cellular phone when you make a call. You can select to use a lower priority cellular phone at any time (refer to ⬙Advanced Phone Connectivity⬙ in this section). Dial by Saying a Number • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Dial.⬙ • The system will prompt you to say the number you want to call. • For example, you can say ⬙234-567-8901.⬙ The phone number that you enter must be of valid length and combination. Based on the country in which the vehicle was purchased, the UConnect威 system limits the UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 109 user from dialing an invalid combination of numbers. For example, in the U.S., 234-567-890 is nine digits long, which is not a valid U.S. phone number - the closest valid phone number has 10 digits. • The UConnect威 system will confirm the phone number and then dial. The number will appear in the display of certain radios. Call by Saying a Name you can say ⬙John Doe,⬙ where John Doe is a previously stored name entry in the UConnect威 phonebook. To learn how to store a name in the phonebook, refer to ⬙Add Names to Your UConnect威 Phonebook,⬙ in this section. • The UConnect威 system will confirm the name and then dial the corresponding phone number, which may appear in the display of certain radios. • Press the PHONE button to begin. Add Names to Your UConnect威 Phonebook • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say “Call.⬙ NOTE: Adding names to the phonebook is recommended when the vehicle is not in motion. • The system will prompt you to say the name of the person you want to call. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say the name of the person you want to call. For example, • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Phonebook New Entry.⬙ 3 110 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • When prompted, say the name of the new entry. Use of long names helps the voice recognition and it is recommended. For example, say ⬙Robert Smith⬙ or ⬙Robert⬙ instead of ⬙Bob.⬙ • When prompted, enter the number designation (e.g., ⬙Home,⬙ ⬙Work,⬙ ⬙Mobile,⬙ or ⬙Pager⬙). This will allow you to store multiple numbers for each phonebook entry, if desired. • When prompted, recite the phone number for the phonebook entry that you are adding. After you are finished adding an entry into the phonebook, you will be given the opportunity to add more phone numbers to the current entry or to return to the main menu. The UConnect威 system will allow you to enter up to 32 names in the phonebook with each name having up to four associated phone numbers and designations. Each language has a separate 32-name phonebook accessible only in that language. Phonebook Download UConnect威 allows the user to download entries from their phone via Bluetooth威. To use this feature, press the PHONE button and say “Phonebook Download.” The system prompts, “Ready to accept “V” card entry via Bluetooth威…” The system is now ready to accept phonebook entries from your phone using the Bluetooth威 Object Exchange Profile (OBEX). Please see your phone Owner’s Manual for specific instructions on how to send these entries from your phone. NOTE: • The phone handset must support Bluetooth威 OBEX transfers of phonebook entries to use this feature. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 111 • Some phones cannot send phonebook entries if they are already connected to any system via Bluetooth威, and you may see a message on the phone display that the Bluetooth威 link is busy. In this case, the user must first disconnect or drop the Bluetooth威 connection to the UConnect威 system, and then send the address book entry via Bluetooth威. Please see your phone Owner’s Manual for specific instructions on how to drop the Bluetooth威 connection. • If the phonebook entry is longer than 24 characters, it will only use the first 24 characters. Edit Entries in the UConnect威 Phonebook NOTE: Editing names in the phonebook is recommended when the vehicle is not in motion. • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Phonebook Edit.⬙ • You will then be asked for the name of the phonebook entry that you wish to edit. • Next, choose the number designation (home, work, mobile, or pager) that you wish to edit. • When prompted, recite the new phone number for the phonebook entry that you are editing. After you are finished editing an entry in the phonebook, you will be given the opportunity to edit another entry in the phonebook, call the number you just edited, or return to the main menu. ⬙Phonebook Edit⬙ can be used to add another phone number to a name entry that already exists in the phonebook. For example, the entry John Doe may have a mobile and a home number, but you can add ”John Doe’s” work number later using the ⬙Phonebook Edit⬙ feature. 3 112 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Delete Entries in the UConnect威 Phonebook NOTE: Editing phonebook entries is recommended when the vehicle is not in motion. • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Phonebook Delete.⬙ • After you enter the Phonebook Delete menu, you will then be asked for the name of the entry that you wish to delete. You can either say the name of a phonebook entry that you wish to delete or you can say ⬙List Names⬙ to hear a list of the entries in the phonebook from which you choose. To select one of the entries from the list, press the “Voice Recognition” button while the UConnect威 system is playing the desired entry and say ⬙Delete.⬙ • After you enter the name, the UConnect威 system will ask you which designation you wish to delete: home, work, mobile, pager, or all. Say the designation you wish to delete. • Note that only the phonebook entry in the current language is deleted. Delete All Entries in the UConnect威 Phonebook • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Phonebook Erase All.⬙ • The UConnect威 system will ask you to verify that you wish to delete all the entries from the phonebook. • After confirmation, the phonebook entries will be deleted. • Note that only the phonebook in the current language is deleted. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 113 List All Names in the UConnect威 Phonebook • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Phonebook List Names.⬙ • The UConnect威 system will play the names of all the phonebook entries. • To call one of the names in the list, press the “Voice Recognition” button during the playing of the desired name, and say ⬙Call.⬙ NOTE: The user can also exercise ⬙Edit⬙ or ⬙Delete⬙ operations at this point. • The UConnect威 system will then prompt you as to the number designation you wish to call. • The selected number will be dialed. Phone Call Features The following features can be accessed through the UConnect威 system if the feature(s) are available on your cellular service plan. For example, if your cellular service plan provides three-way calling, this feature can be accessed through the UConnect威 system. Check with your cellular service provider for the features that you have. Answer or Reject an Incoming Call - No Call Currently in Progress When you receive a call on your cellular phone, the UConnect威 system will interrupt the vehicle audio system, if on, and will ask if you would like to answer the call. Press the PHONE button to accept the call. To reject the call, press and hold the PHONE button until you hear a single beep, indicating that the incoming call was rejected. 3 114 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Answer or Reject an Incoming Call - Call Currently in Progress If a call is currently in progress and you have another incoming call, you will hear the same network tones for call waiting that you normally hear when using your cell phone. Press the PHONE button to place the current call on hold and answer the incoming call. NOTE: The UConnect威 system compatible phones in the market today do not support rejecting an incoming call when another call is in progress. Therefore, the user can only answer an incoming call or ignore it. Making a Second Call While Current Call in Progress To make a second call while you are currently on a call, press the “Voice Recognition” button and say ⬙Dial⬙ or ⬙Call⬙ followed by the phone number or phonebook entry you wish to call. The first call will be on hold while the second call is in progress. To go back to the first call, refer to ⬙Toggling Between Calls⬙ in this section. To combine two calls, refer to ⬙Conference Call⬙ in this section. Place/Retrieve a Call From Hold To put a call on hold, press the PHONE button until you hear a single beep. This indicates that the call is on hold. To bring the call back from hold, press and hold the PHONE button until you hear a single beep. Toggling Between Calls If two calls are in progress (one active and one on hold), press the PHONE button until you hear a single beep, indicating that the active and hold status of the two calls have switched. Only one call can be placed on hold at one time. Conference Call When two calls are in progress (one active and one on hold), press and hold the PHONE button until you hear a double beep indicating that the two calls have been joined into one conference call. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 115 Three-Way Calling To initiate three-way calling, press the “Voice Recognition” button while a call is in progress, and make a second phone call, as described under ⬙Making a Second Call While Current Call in Progress.⬙ After the second call has established, press and hold the PHONE button until you hear a double beep, indicating that the two calls have been joined into one conference call. Call Termination To end a call in progress, momentarily press the PHONE 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 far end, a call on hold may not become active automatically. This is cell phone-dependent. To bring the call back from hold, press and hold the PHONE button until you hear a single beep. Redial • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Redial.⬙ • The UConnect威 system will call the last number that was dialed from your cellular phone. NOTE: This may not be the last number dialed from the UConnect威 system. Call Continuation Call continuation is the progression of a phone call on the UConnect威 system after the vehicle ignition key has been switched to OFF. Call continuation functionality available on the vehicle can be any one of three types: • After the ignition key is switched to OFF, a call can continue on the UConnect威 system either until the call ends, or until the vehicle battery condition dictates cessation of the call on the UConnect威 system and transfer of the call to the mobile phone. 3 116 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • After the ignition key is switched to OFF, a call can continue on the UConnect威 system for a certain duration, after which the call is automatically transferred from the UConnect威 system to the mobile phone. • An active call is automatically transferred to the mobile phone after the ignition key is switched to OFF. UConnect姞 System Features Language Selection To change the language that the UConnect威 system is using: • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say the name of the language you wish to switch to English, Espanol, or Francais. • Continue to follow the system prompts to complete language selection. After selecting one of the languages, all prompts and voice commands will be in that language. NOTE: After every UConnect威 language change operation, only the language-specific 32-name phonebook is usable. The paired phone name is not language-specific and usable across all languages. Emergency Assistance If you are in an emergency and the mobile phone is reachable: • Pick up the phone and manually dial the emergency number for your area. If the phone is not reachable and the UConnect威 system is operational, you may reach the emergency number as follows: • Press the PHONE button to begin. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 117 • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Emergency⬙ and the UConnect威 system will instruct the paired cellular phone to call the emergency number. This feature is supported in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. NOTE: The emergency number dialed is based on the country where the vehicle is purchased (911 for the U.S. and Canada and 060 for Mexico). The number dialed may not be applicable with the available cellular service and area. The UConnect威 system does slightly lower your chances of successfully making a phone call as to that for the cell phone directly. Your phone must be turned on and paired to the UConnect威 system to allow use of this vehicle feature in emergency situations, when the cell phone has network coverage and stays paired to the UConnect威 system. Towing Assistance If you need towing assistance: • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Towing Assistance.⬙ NOTE: The Towing Assistance number dialed is based on the country where the vehicle is purchased (1-800-5282069 for the U.S., 1-877-213-4525 for Canada, 55-14-3454 for Mexico City and 1-800-712-3040 for outside Mexico City in Mexico). Please refer to the 24-Hour “Towing Assistance” coverage details in the Warranty Information Booklet and on the 24–Hour Towing Assistance Card. Paging To learn how to page, refer to ⬙Working with Automated Systems.⬙ Paging works properly except for pagers of 3 118 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE certain companies, which time out a little too soon to work properly with the UConnect威 system. Voice Mail Calling To learn how to access your voice mail, refer to ⬙Working with Automated Systems.⬙ Working with Automated Systems This method is used in instances where one generally has to press numbers on the cellular phone keypad while navigating through an automated telephone system. You can use your UConnect威 system to access a voice mail system or an automated service, such as a paging service or automated customer service line. Some services require immediate response selection. In some instances, that may be too quick for use of the UConnect威 system. When calling a number with your UConnect威 system that normally requires you to enter in a touch-tone sequence on your cellular phone keypad, you can press the “Voice Recognition” button and say the sequence you wish to enter, followed by the word ⬙Send.⬙ For example, if required to enter your PIN followed with a pound, (3 7 4 6 #), you can press the “Voice Recognition” button and say, ⬙3 7 4 6 # Send.⬙ Saying a number, or sequence of numbers, followed by ⬙Send,⬙ is also to be used for navigating through an automated customer service center menu structure, and to leave a number on a pager. You can also send stored UConnect威 phonebook entries as tones for fast and easy access to voice mail and pager entries. To use this feature, dial the number you wish to call and then press the “Voice Recognition” button and say, “Send.” The system will prompt you to enter the name or number and say the name of the phonebook entry you wish to send. The UConnect威 system will then send the corresponding phone number associated with the phonebook entry, as tones over the phone. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 119 NOTE: • You may not hear all of the tones due to cellular phone network configurations; this is normal. • Some paging and voice mail systems have system time out settings that are too short and may not allow the use of this feature. Barge In - Overriding Prompts The “Voice Recognition” button can be used when you wish to skip part of a prompt and issue your voice recognition command immediately. For example, if a prompt is asking ⬙Would you like to pair a phone, clear aѧ,⬙ you could press the “Voice Recognition” button and say, ⬙Pair a Phone⬙ to select that option without having to listen to the rest of the voice prompt. Turning Confirmation Prompts On/Off Turning confirmation prompts off will stop the system from confirming your choices (e.g., the UConnect威 system will not repeat a phone number before you dial it). • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Setup Confirmations.⬙ The UConnect威 system will play the current confirmation prompt status and you will be given the choice to change it. Phone and Network Status Indicators If available on the radio and/or on a premium display such as the instrument panel cluster, and supported by your cell phone, the UConnect威 system will provide notification to inform you of your phone and network status when you are attempting to make a phone call using UConnect威. The status is given for roaming, network signal strength, phone battery strength, etc. Dialing Using the Cellular Phone Keypad You can dial a phone number with your cellular phone keypad and still use the UConnect威 system (while dialing via the cell phone keypad, the user must exercise caution and take precautionary safety measures). By 3 120 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE dialing a number with your paired Bluetooth威 cellular phone, the audio will be played through your vehicle’s audio system. The UConnect威 system will work the same as if you dial the number using voice recognition. • Following the beep, say ⬙Mute.⬙ NOTE: Certain brands of mobile phones do not send the dial ring to the UConnect威 system to play it on the vehicle audio system, so you will not hear it. Under this situation, after successfully dialing a number the user may feel that the call did not go through even though the call is in progress. Once your call is answered, you will hear the audio. • Following the beep, say ⬙Mute off.⬙ Mute/Un-Mute (Mute Off) When you mute the UConnect威 system, you will still be able to hear the conversation coming from the other party, but the other party will not be able to hear you. In order to mute the UConnect威 system: • Press the “Voice Recognition” button. In order to un-mute the UConnect威 system: • Press the “Voice Recognition” button. Advanced Phone Connectivity Transfer Call to and from Cellular Phone The UConnect威 system allows ongoing calls to be transferred from your cellular phone to the UConnect威 system without terminating the call. To transfer an ongoing call from your UConnect威 paired cellular phone to the UConnect威 system or vice versa, press the “Voice Recognition” button and say ⬙Transfer Call.⬙ UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 121 Connect or Disconnect Link Between the UConnect威 System and Cellular Phone Your cellular phone can be paired with many different electronic devices, but can only be actively ⬙connected⬙ with one electronic device at a time. If you would like to connect or disconnect the Bluetooth威 connection between a UConnect威 paired cellular phone and the UConnect威 system, follow the instructions described in your cellular phone User’s Manual. List Paired Cellular Phone Names • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the “Ready” prompt and the following beep, say “Setup Phone Pairing.” • When prompted, say ⬙List Phones.⬙ • The UConnect威 system will play the phone names of all paired cellular phones in order from the highest to the lowest priority. To “select” or “delete” a paired phone being announced, press the “Voice Recognition” button and say “Select” or “Delete.” Also, see the next two sections for an alternate way to “select” or “delete” a paired phone. Select Another Cellular Phone This feature allows you to select and start using another phone paired with the UConnect威 system. • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Setup Select Phone⬙ and follow the prompts. • You can also press the “Voice Recognition” button at any time while the list is being played, and then choose the phone that you wish to select. 3 122 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • The selected phone will be used for the next phone call. If the selected phone is not available, the UConnect威 system will return to using the highest priority phone present in or near (approximately within 30 ft [9 m]) the vehicle. Delete UConnect威 Paired Cellular Phones • Press the PHONE button to begin. • After the ⬙Ready⬙ prompt and the following beep, say ⬙Setup Phone Pairing.⬙ • At the next prompt, say ⬙Delete⬙ and follow the prompts. • You can also press the “Voice Recognition” button at any time while the list is being played, and then choose the phone you wish to delete. Things You Should Know About Your UConnect姞 System UConnect威 Tutorial To hear a brief tutorial of the system features, press the PHONE button and say “UConnect威 Tutorial.” Voice Training For users experiencing difficulty with the system recognizing their voice commands or numbers, the UConnect威 system Voice Training feature may be used. To enter this training mode, follow one of the two following procedures: From outside the UConnect威 mode (e.g., from radio mode): • Press and hold the “Voice Recognition” button for five seconds until the session begins, or, • Press the “Voice Recognition” button and say the ⬙Setup, Voice Training⬙ command. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 123 Repeat the words and phrases when prompted by the UConnect威 system. For best results, the Voice Training session should be completed when the vehicle is parked with the engine running, all windows closed, and the blower fan switched OFF. • Speak normally, without pausing, just as you would speak to a person sitting a few feet/meters away from you. This procedure may be repeated with a new user. The system will adapt to the last trained voice only. • Performance is maximized under: To restore the Voice Recognition system to factory default settings, enter the Voice Training session via the above procedure and follow the prompts. • low-to-medium vehicle speed, Voice Recognition (VR) • For best performance, adjust the rearview mirror to provide at least 1⁄2 in (1 cm) gap between the overhead console (if equipped) and the mirror. • Always wait for the beep before speaking. • Make sure that no one other than you is speaking during a voice recognition period. • low-to-medium blower setting, • low road noise, • smooth road surface, • fully closed windows, • dry weather condition. • Even though the system is designed for users speaking in North American English, French, and Spanish accents, the system may not always work for some. 3 124 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • When navigating through an automated system such as voice mail, or when sending a page, at the end of speaking the digit string, make sure to say ⬙Send.⬙ • Storing names in the phonebook when the vehicle is not in motion is recommended. • It is not recommended to store similar sounding names in the UConnect威 phonebook. • The UConnect威 phonebook nametag recognition rate is optimized for the person who stored the name in the phonebook. • You can say ⬙O⬙ (letter ⬙O⬙) for ⬙0⬙ (zero). ⬙800⬙ must be spoken ⬙eight-zero-zero.⬙ • Even though international dialing for most number combinations is supported, some shortcut dialing number combinations may not be supported. • In a convertible vehicle, system performance may be compromised with the convertible top down. Far End Audio Performance • Audio quality is maximized under: • low-to-medium blower setting, • low-to-medium vehicle speed, • low road noise, • smooth road surface, • fully closed windows, • dry weather conditions, and • operation from the driver’s seat. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 125 • Performance, such as audio clarity, echo, and loudness to a large degree rely on the phone and network, and not the UConnect威 system. • 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. Bluetooth威 Communication Link Cellular phones have been found to lose connection to the UConnect威 system. When this happens, the connection can generally be re-established by switching the phone off/on. Your cell phone is recommended to remain in Bluetooth威 ON mode. Power-Up After switching the ignition key from OFF to either ON or ACC position, or after a language change, you must wait at least five seconds prior to using the system. 3 126 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 127 3 128 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 129 Primary zero one two three four five six seven eight nine star (*) plus (+) pound (#) add location all Voice Commands Alternate(s) Voice Commands Alternate(s) Primary call cancel confirmation prompts continue delete dial download edit emergency English erase all Espanol Francais help home 3 130 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Primary language list names list phones mobile mute mute off new entry no pager pair a phone phone pairing phonebook previous record again redial Voice Commands Alternate(s) pairing phone book Voice Commands Primary Alternate(s) return to main menu return or main menu select phone select send set up phone settings or phone set up towing assistance transfer call UConnect威 Tutorial try again voice training work yes UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 131 General Information This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules and RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. SEATS Seats are a primary part of the Occupant Restraint (protection) System of the vehicle. They need to be used properly for safe operation of the vehicle. WARNING! • DO NOT allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat belts. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. • Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly. 3 132 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Manual Front And Second Row Seat Adjuster The adjusting bar is located under the front of the seat. Pull the bar up and move the seat to the desired position. Release the bar to lock the seat into position. Using body pressure, move forward and rearward on the seat to be sure the seat adjusters have latched. WARNING! Adjusting a seat while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. The sudden movement of the seat could cause you to lose control. The seat belt might not be properly adjusted and you could be injured. Adjust any seat only while the vehicle is parked. Manual Seat Adjuster 8–Way Driver’s Power Seat — If Equipped The driver’s power seat switches are located on the outboard side of the seat. The front switch controls up/down, forward/rearward, and tilt adjustment. The rear switch controls the seatback recline adjustment. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 133 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. Driver Power Seat Switch 1 - Bottom Control 2 - Seatback Control Adjustable Head Restraints Head restraints can reduce the risk of whiplash injury in the event of impact from the rear. Pull up or push down on the head restraint cushion so that the upper edge is as high as practical. To raise the head restraint, pull up on the head restraint. To lower the head restraint, depress the release tab located at the base of the head restraint and push down on the head restraint. 3 134 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Heated Seats — If Equipped This feature heats the front driver and passenger seats. The controls for front heated seats are located on the center instrument panel area. The switch indicator lights will show when the HIGH or LOW heat is ON. Press the switch once to choose HIGH (two lights), press it a second time to choose LOW (one light), press it a third time for No Heat (no lights). Adjusting The Head Restraint Cushion 1 - Removal Release 2 - Lowering Release Second row heated seat switches are located in the sliding side door handle trim panels and function the same as front switches. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 135 WARNING! Persons who are unable to feel pain to the skin because of advanced age, chronic illness, diabetes, spinal cord injury, medication, alcohol use, exhaustion or other physical condition must exercise 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. Sliding Door Controls 1 - Heated Seat Switch 2 - Power Window Switch 3 - Manual Lock 4 - Door Handle 5 - Power Sliding Door Switch Manual Reclining Seats — If Equipped The recliner mechanism control is on the outboard side of the seat. To recline, lean forward slightly, lift the lever, then push back to the desired position and release the lever. Lean forward and lift the lever to return the 3 136 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE seatback to its normal position. Using body pressure, lean forward and rearward on the seat to be sure the seatback has latched. Manual Reclining Seat Control WARNING! DO NOT ride with the seatback reclined so that the shoulder belt is no longer resting against your chest. In a collision you could slide under the seat belt and be seriously or fatally injured. Use the recliner only when the vehicle is parked. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 137 Manual Lumbar Adjust Lever — If Equipped The lumbar adjustment handle is located on the outboard side of the seat. To increase the support, rotate the handle down. To decrease the support, rotate the handle upwards. Stow ’n Go Seating — If Equipped On vehicles equipped with Stow ’n Go seating, the second and third row seats may be folded into the floor for convenient storage. To Fold Second Row Seats 1. Move the front seat fully forward. 2. Lower the head restraints and raise the armrests on the second row seat. Manual Lumbar Control 3 138 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 3. Slide the storage bin locking mechanism to the ⬙unlocked⬙ position and then pull up on the storage bin latch to open the cover. Storage Bin Cover Lock Release 1 - Bin Latch 2 - Storage Pocket 3 - Seatback Release UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 139 4. Pull up on the seatback recliner lever located on the outboard side of the seat and fold the seatback down. To assure the seatback is latched in the folded position, additional downward pressure on the seatback may be required when folding. 5. Pull rearward on the release strap located at the rear of the seat and tumble the seat forward into the storage bin. 3 Second Row Seat Release Strap 6. Close the storage bin cover and slide the storage bin locking mechanism to the locked position. Second Row Seatback Release Lever 140 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CAUTION! The storage bin cover must be locked and flat to avoid damage from contact with the front seat tracks, which have minimal clearance to the cover. To Unfold Second Row Seats 1. Slide the storage bin locking mechanism to the ⬙unlocked⬙ position and then pull up on the storage bin latch to open the cover. 2. Pull up on the handle to lift the seat out of the storage bin and push the seat rearward to latch the seat anchors. WARNING! In an accident, serious injury could result if the seat storage bin covers are not properly latched. • DO NOT drive the vehicle with the storage bin covers open. • Keep the storage bin covers closed and latched while the vehicle is in motion. • DO NOT use a storage bin latch as a tie down. Second Row Seat Release Handle UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 141 3. Pull up on the seatback recliner lever located on the outboard side of the seat, to return the seatback to its full upright position. Second Row Bench Seat — If Equipped While the bench seat does not stow in the floor, it is removable for added cargo space. Rollers integrated into the seat frame ease removal through the rear. Floor storage compartments are still available with the bench seat. Third Row Power Seat — If Equipped The third row power seat offers the following features: • The seatbacks can be folded forward for additional cargo space if needed • Head restraints can be stowed with the seat • Tailgate mode flips the seat rearward to face out the tailgate. Second Row Seatback Release Lever 4. Close the storage bin cover and adjust the head restraint to the desired position. 3 142 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE The power recline feature, located on the side of the seat cushion, adjusts the seatback angle forward/rearward for occupant comfort Remote Third Row Power Seat Switch— If Equipped A One-Touch Third Row Power Folding Seat switch is located in the left rear trim panel as part of a switch-bank. Third Row Power Seat Switch One Touch Folding Seat Third Row The rear switch bank allows multiple power folding and unfolding positions for the third row seats. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 143 Left and right third row seats can be folded individually or together. The One Touch Third Row Power Folding Seat adjusts to the following positions using the switch bank located on the left rear trim panel: NOTE: The Third Row Power Seat system includes obstacle detection for safe operation. When the system detects an obstacle, the motors will stop and reverse the motion for a brief period. Should this occur, remove the obstacle and repress the button again, for the desired position. To Fold Third Row Seats Manually — If Equipped 1. Lower the head restraint to its full down position. 2. Pull release strap marked “1” located on the rear of the seat to lower the seatback. Rear Panel Power Switch Bank 1 — Open to Normal 2 — Stow 3 — Tailgate 4 — Fold Flat 5 — Right/Left or Both Seats 3 144 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 3. Pull release strap marked “2” to release the anchors. To Unfold Third Row Seats 1. Pull up on the assist strap to lift the seat out of the storage bin and push the seat forward until the anchors latch. 2. Pull release strap marked “1” to unlock the recliner. 3. Pulling strap “3” releases the seatback to return to its full upright position. 4. Adjust the head restraint to the desired position. WARNING! Folding Third Row Seat Strap 4. Pull release strap marked “3” and tumble the seat rearward into the storage bin. In a collision, you or others in your vehicle could be injured if seats are not properly latched to their floor attachments. Always be sure the seats are fully latched. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 145 Tailgate Mode 1. Pull release strap “2”, then pull release strap “3” to rotate the entire seat rearward. 2. To restore the seat to its upright position, lift up on the seatback and push forward until the anchors latch. WARNING! To avoid serious injury or death, NEVER operate the vehicle with occupants in the third row seat while in the tailgate mode. Easy Access Seating The second row Stow ’n Go seats can be tilted forward for easy access to the third row seat or rear cargo area. Tailgate Positioning Release Straps 2 and 3 To tilt the seat, pull forward on the release strap located on the front of the seat between the seatback and seat cushion and tilt the seat fully forward. 3 146 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE To return the seat to its upright position, push rearward on the seatback until it latches. Always ensure that it is fully latched. WARNING! In the event of a collision you could be injured if the seat is not fully latched. Swivel ’n Go Seating — If Equipped Premium second row Swivel ’n Go Seating features include: • A table that installs between the second and third row seats. The table disassembles and stows in the hidden second row floor storage bin • Seats rotate to face forward or rearward Tilting Second Row Stow ’n Go Seat • Seat belts are integrated into the swivel seats • Dual folding armrests UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 147 • A side storage pocket that will accommodate a phone or hand-held game • Seats are removable To swivel the seat: Pull the lower handle on the outboard side of the seat and push the side of the seatback to begin rotation. Once the seat begins to rotate, the handle may be released. The seat locks in position once reaching the forward or rearward positions only. Seatbacks fold forward on an angle, not flat. This allows the seats to swivel when the seatbacks are folded. Swivel ’n Go Seating Features 1 - Seat Release 2 - Fore-Aft Adjustment 3 - Swivel Release 4 - Seatback Release 5 - Moveable Armrest 3 148 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! Failure to comply with the following conditions could result in serious injury or even death. • NEVER place any child seat or infant carrier in the Swivel ’n Go seat while it is in the rearward facing position. • The swivel seat should be locked in the forward position when using any child seat or infant carriers, with the vehicle in motion. • Occupants riding in Swivel ’n Go seating, must be wearing their seat belt and the seat must be locked in either the forward or rearward position. • Make sure the Swivel ’n Go seat is in a locked position with the handle down. Test the seat after it is locked to see that it doesn’t swivel. Removing Swivel ’n Go Seating — If Equipped 1. Remove any obstructions from the floor behind the seat, and stow the Third Row Seat. 2. Pull up on the release bar located at the bottom front edge of the swivel seat. 3. From behind the seat, lift up on the rear of the seat cushion while pulling the seat in a rearward direction. 4. Remove the seat from vehicle through the liftgate. Rollers are part of the seat frame and will ease the removal process. 5. Lower the release handle located at the bottom front edge of the seat. Each seat weighs about 90 lbs. (81 kg). UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 149 NOTE: Electrical contacts for the available heated seats automatically disengage or engage as the seat is removed or installed. The contacts slide past each other as the seat is rolled to and from the strikers. Swivel ’n Go Seating Table — If Equipped The Swivel ’n Go Seating Table consists of an easily assembled post and top. When reinstalling the seat, make certain to lower the release handle to ensure the seat is latched securely. 3 WARNING! In a collision, you or others in your vehicle could be injured if seats are not properly latched to their floor attachments. Always be sure the seats are fully latched. Second Row Seating and Table 150 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE The table and leg are stored beneath the floor when not in use. To install the table follow these steps: 3. Remove the pole and table top by loosening the hook and loop straps. 1. Swivel the second row seats so they are facing the rear. 4. Insert pole into base by aligning the lock button into notch of the base. 2. Open the floor storage cover in front of the second row seats. Installing Table Leg Into Base Table and Leg Storage 1 - Table Base 2 - Lock/Release Button UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 151 5. Twist the pole in a clockwise rotation until it stops. Note: You will hear an audible “click” when the lock button engages the base. 6. Place the table top over the installed pole aligning with the mating feature of the underside of the table top. Apply pressure on the table top and press downward. Note: You will hear an audible “click” when the table latch engages the pole. WARNING! Failure to comply with the following conditions could result in serious injury or even death. • DO NOT install the table while vehicle is in motion • NEVER drive the vehicle with only the pole installed • DO NOT place heavy or sharp objects on table. • DO NOT place liquid drinks on the table, use available cup holders. • Second Row seats must be locked in the rearward facing position before installing the table. 3 152 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE To separate the table top from the pole, follow these steps: 3. While pulling on the latch, pull upward to remove the table top from the pole. 1. Locate the release latch on the underside of the table top. NOTE: The table top should be removed from the leg prior to removing the leg from its mounting base. 4. Locate the release button on the pole. Press the release button firmly to activate the release from the base. 5. While pressing the release button, twist the pole in a counterclockwise rotation until it stops. Pull upward to remove the pole from the base. 6. Place the pole on the underside of the table top and secure with the hook and loop straps. 7. Once the pole and table top are secured, you may place them in the floor storage bin in front of the second row seats. Table Top Release 2. Pull horizontally on the latch to activate the release from the pole. NOTE: Always store the table and pole in the floor storage bin when not in use. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 153 Plastic Grocery Bag Retainer Hooks Retainer hooks which will hold plastic grocery bag handles are built into the seatbacks of all rear seats and some front seats. The floor supports the partial weight of the bagged goods. DRIVER MEMORY SEAT — IF EQUIPPED Once programmed, the Memory Buttons 1 and 2 on the driver’s door panel can be used to recall the driver’s seat, driver’s outside mirror, adjustable brake and accelerator pedals, and radio station preset settings. Your Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitters can also be programmed to recall the same positions when the UNLOCK button is pressed. 3 Driver Memory Seat Switch Your vehicle may have been delivered with two Remote Keyless Entry transmitters. One or both transmitters can be linked to either Memory Position. The memory system can accommodate up to four transmitters, each one linked to either of the two memory positions. 154 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Setting Memory Positions And Linking RKE Transmitter To Memory 5. Turn on the radio and set the radio station presets (up to 10 AM and 10 FM stations can be set). NOTE: Each time the SET(S) button and a numbered button (1 or 2) are pressed, you erase the memory settings for that button and store a new one. 6. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position and remove the key. 1. Insert the ignition key and turn the ignition switch to the ON position. 7. Press and release the SET(S) button located on the driver’s door. A chime will sound signaling that you are in the memory set mode. 2. Press the driver door Memory Buttons number 1 if you are setting the memory for driver 1, or button number 2 if you are setting the memory for driver 2. The system will recall any stored settings. Wait for the system to complete the memory recall before continuing to step 3. 8. Within five seconds, press and release Memory Button 1 or 2 on the driver’s door. A chime will sound signaling to you that the driver memory has been set. The next step must be performed within five seconds if you desire to also use a Remote Keyless Entry transmitter to recall memory positions. 3. Adjust the driver’s seat, recliner, and driver’s sideview mirror to the desired positions. 9. Press and release the LOCK button on one of the transmitters. A chime will sound signaling to you that the transmitter has been successfully linked to memory. 4. Adjust the brake and accelerator pedals to the desired positions. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 155 10. Insert the ignition key and turn the ignition switch to the ON position. 11. Select ⬙Remote Linked to Memory⬙ in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) and enter ⬙Yes⬙ or select ⬙No⬙ from the EVIC and enter ⬙Yes⬙. Refer to the Customer Programmable features in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) section for more information. 12. Repeat the above steps to set the next Memory Position using the other numbered Memory Button or to link another Remote Keyless Entry transmitter to memory. Memory Position Recall NOTE: The vehicle must be in PARK to recall memory positions. If a recall is attempted when the vehicle is not in PARK, a message will be displayed in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC). To recall the memory settings for driver one, press Memory Button 1 on the driver’s door or the UNLOCK button on the Remote Keyless Entry transmitter linked to Memory Position 1. To recall the memory setting for driver two, press Memory Button 2 on the driver’s door or the UNLOCK button on the Remote Keyless Entry transmitter linked to Memory Position 2. A recall can be cancelled by pressing any of the memory buttons on the driver’s door during a recall (S, 1, or 2). When a recall is cancelled, the driver’s seat, driver’s mirror, and the pedals stop moving. A delay of one second will occur before another recall can be selected. 3 156 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE To Disable A RKE Transmitter Linked to Memory 1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position and remove the key. 2. Press and release Memory Button 1. The system will recall any memory settings stored in position 1. Wait for the system to complete the memory recall before continuing to step 3. 3. Press and release the memory SET(S) button located on the driver’s door. A chime will sound signaling that you are in the memory set mode. 4. Within five seconds, press and release Memory Button 1 on the driver’s door. A chime will sound signaling to you that the driver memory has been set. 5. Within five seconds, press and release the UNLOCK button on the Remote Keyless Entry transmitter. A chime will sound signaling to you that the transmitter link has been successfully disabled. To disable another transmitter linked to either Memory Position, repeat steps 1 to 5 for each transmitter. NOTE: Once programmed, all transmitters linked to memory can be easily enabled or disabled at one time. Refer to the Remote Linked to Memory ⬙Customer Programmable Features⬙ in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) for more information. TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD To open the hood, two latches must be released. 1. Pull the hood release lever located on the instrument panel, below the steering column. 2. Move to the front of the vehicle and look inside the center of the hood opening. Locate then push the safety catch lever to the right while raising the hood at the same time. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 157 3 Hood Release Front View Hood Safety Catch Use the hood prop rod to secure the hood in the open position. 158 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE To prevent possible damage, do not slam the hood to close it. Lower the hood until it is open approximately 12 in (30 cm) and then drop it. This should secure both latches. Never drive your vehicle unless the hood is fully closed, with both latches engaged. WARNING! If the hood is not fully latched, it could fly up when the vehicle is moving and block your forward vision. You could have a collision. Be sure all hood latches are fully latched before driving. HOOD SAFETY SWITCH — IF EQUIPPED If the vehicle is equipped with the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), and the hood is not latched, the EVIC will display “Hood Ajar” in the instrument cluster EVIC display window. If the vehicle is equipped with the Compass Mini-Trip Computer (CMTC) and the hood is not latched, a “hood” will be displayed in the PRNDL/Odometer window of the instrument cluster. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 159 LIGHTS All of the lights, except the hazard warning lights, headlamp high beams and flash to pass, are controlled by switches to the left of the steering column on the instrument panel. Interior Lighting Interior lights are turned on when a door or liftgate is opened, the keyless entry transmitter is activated, or when the dimmer control is moved to the extreme top. The interior lights will automatically turn off in about 10 minutes for the first activation and 90 seconds every activation thereafter until the engine is started, if one of the following occur: • A door, sliding door or the liftgate is left open • Any overhead reading light is left on • If the dimmer control is in the extreme top position NOTE: The key must be out of the ignition switch or the ignition switch must be in the OFF position for this feature to operate. Headlight Switch Assembly 3 160 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Dome Light Positions Rotate the dimmer control completely upward to the second detent (extreme top position) to turn on the interior lights, except the front reading/ courtesy lights. The interior lights will remain on when the dimmer control is in this position. Interior Lighting Defeat (Off) Rotate the dimmer control to the off position (extreme bottom). The interior lights will remain off when the doors or liftgate are open. Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness Feature) Rotate the dimmer control to the first detent. This feature brightens the odometer, radio and overhead displays when the park lights or headlights are on. Dimmer Control With the park lights or headlights on, rotating the dimmer control for the interior lights on the instrument panel upward will increase the brightness of the instrument panel lights. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 161 HALO Lights — If Equipped Halo Lights are strategically-placed, soft lighting that helps to illuminate specific areas to aid the occupants in locating specific features while driving at night. To activate the Halo lights, push in on the Halo switch located below the dimmer control. Pressing the switch in a second time, will turn the Halo lights off. Exterior Lights Parking Lights Turn the headlight switch knob to the first detent to turn the park lights on. This also turns on all instrument panel lighting. Daytime Running Lights (Canada/Fleet Vehicles Only) The headlights on your vehicle will illuminate when the engine is started and the transmission is in any gear except PARK. This provides a constant lights on condition until the ignition is turned OFF. The lights illuminate at less than 50% of normal intensity. If the parking brake is applied the Daytime Running Lights (DRL) will turn off. Also, if a turn signal is activated, the DRL lamp on the same side of the vehicle will turn off for the duration of the turn signal activation. Once the turn signal is no longer active, the DRL lamp will illuminate. Headlights Turn the headlight switch knob to the 2nd detent to turn the headlights and park lights on. This also turns on all instrument panel lighting. To change the brightness of the instrument panel lights, rotate the dimmer control up or down. 3 162 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Automatic Headlights — If Equipped This system automatically turns your headlights on or off based on ambient light levels. To turn the system on, turn the headlight switch to the extreme counterclockwise position aligning the indicator with the “A” on the headlight switch. When the system is on, the Headlight Time Delay feature is also on. This means your headlights will stay on for up to 90 seconds after you turn the ignition switch OFF. To turn the Automatic System off, turn the headlight switch clockwise to the “O” off position. Automatic Headlights NOTE: The engine must be running before the headlights will come on in the Automatic mode. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 163 Headlights On with Wipers — If Equipped If your vehicle is equipped with Automatic Headlights it also has this customer programmable feature. When your headlights are in the automatic mode, and the engine is running, the headlights will automatically turn on when the wiper system is on. Headlight Delay — If Equipped This feature provides the safety of headlight illumination for up to 90 seconds after exiting your vehicle. To activate the delay feature, turn OFF the ignition switch while the headlights are still on. Then turn off the headlights within 45 seconds. The 90 second delay interval begins when headlight switch is turned off. If the headlights or park lights are turned back on or the ignition switch is turned on, the delay will be cancelled. The driver can choose, when exiting the vehicle, to have the headlights remain on for 30, 60, or 90 seconds, or not remain on. To change the timer setting see your authorized Dealer. If the headlights are turned off before the ignition, they will turn off in the normal manner. NOTE: The headlights must be turned off within 45 seconds of turning the ignition OFF to activate this feature. 3 164 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Front Fog Lights — If Equipped To activate the front fog lights, turn on the park lights or the low beam headlights and push in the headlight switch control knob. Pressing the headlight switch control knob in a second time, will turn the front fog lights off. Lights-On Reminder If the headlights or the park lights are left on, or if the dimmer control is in the extreme top position after the ignition switch is turned OFF, a chime will sound when the driver’s door is opened. Battery Protection This feature provides battery protection to avoid wearing down the battery if the headlights, park lights, or front fog lights are left on for extended periods of time when the ignition switch is in the LOCK position. After eight minutes of the ignition switch being in the LOCK position and the headlight switch in any position other than OFF or AUTO, the lights will turn off automatically until the next cycle of the ignition switch or headlight switch. The battery protection feature will be disabled if the ignition switch is turned to any other position other than LOCK during the three minute delay. Fog Light Switch UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 165 MULTIFUNCTION LEVER The multifunction control lever is located on the left side of the steering column. The Multifunction Lever assembly controls: • Turn Signals • Headlight Low and High Beams If either indicator flashes at a rapid rate, check for a defective outside turn signal light bulb. If one of the indicators fails to light when the lever is moved, it would suggest that the indicator light is defective. You may manually signal a lane change by moving the lever partially up or down. • Flash-to-Pass (Optical Horn) • Front and Rear Wiper And Washer Functions Turn Signals Move the multifunction lever up or down to signal a right-hand or left-hand turn. The arrow on either side of the instrument cluster flashes to indicate the direction of the turn, and proper operation of the front and rear turn signal lights. Turn Signal Switch 3 166 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Turn Signal Auto-Mode Tap the multifunction control lever once and the turn signal (left or right) will flash three times, and automatically turn off. Turn Signal Warning If the vehicle electronics sense that the vehicle has traveled at over 18 mph (29 km/h) for about 1 mi (1.6 km) with the turn signals on, a chime will sound to alert the driver. Windshield Wiper and Washer Functions The wipers and washers are operated by a switch within the multifunction lever. Rotate the end of the lever to select the desired wiper speed. NOTE: Always remove any buildup of snow that prevents the windshield wiper blades from returning to the off position. If the windshield wiper switch is turned off and the blades cannot return to the off position, damage to the wiper motor may occur. Multifunction Lever Features 1 - Front Mist/Washer 2 - Wiper Speeds 3 - Rear Wiper/Washer 4 - Low/High Beam and Flash 1. Multifunction Lever — Mist, Front Wiper and Washer Press the end of the multifunction lever inward to the first detent and release to clear the windshield. Pressing UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 167 the multifunction lever inward to the second detent will cause the washers to spray for a maximum of 10 seconds, or until the lever is released, and the wipers will cycle three times. NOTE: If the multifunction lever is depressed while in the delay range, the wipers will operate for several seconds after the lever is released, and then resume the intermittent interval previously selected. If the multifunction lever is depressed while in the off position, the wipers will operate for approximately two wipe cycles and automatically turn off. 2. Intermittent, Low and High Speed Wipers Use the intermittent wipers when weather conditions make a single wiping cycle, with a variable pause between cycles, desirable. Rotate the end of the multifunction lever to the first detent position, then turn the end of the lever to select the desired delay interval. The delay can be regulated from a maximum of about 20 seconds between cycles, to a cycle every 2 seconds. The time delay will be doubled if the vehicle speed is less than 10 mph (16 km/h). Low Speed is achieved by rotating the multifunction lever past the intermittent settings, to the first detent. High Speed is achieved by rotating the multifunction lever past the intermittent settings, to the second detent. 3. Rotary Ring — Rear Wiper and Washer Rotating the rotary ring to the first detent activates the rear intermittent wipers. To activate the washers, rotate the rotary ring fully forward and the washers will spray until the ring is released, and then resume the intermittent interval. NOTE: Rear window wipers function in the intermittent wiper speed only. 3 168 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 4. Headlight Low/High Beam Select Switch and Flash-to-Pass Headlight Low/High Beam Select Switch When the headlights are turned on, pushing the lever assembly toward the instrument panel will switch from low beams to high beams. Pulling back to the neutral position returns to low beam headlights. Flash-to-Pass (Optical Horn) You can signal another vehicle with your headlights by lightly pulling the multifunction lever toward you. This will cause the headlights to turn on at high beam and remain on until the lever is released. WARNING! Sudden loss of visibility through the windshield could lead to an accident. You might not see other vehicles or other obstacles. To avoid sudden icing of the windshield during freezing weather, warm the windshield with defroster before and during windshield washer use. Headlights On When Wipers Are On — If Equipped Headlights on when windshield wipers are on may be found on vehicles equipped with automatic headlight system. Refer to the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) in Section 4 under “PERSONAL SETTINGS (CUSTOMER PROGRAMMABLE FEATURES)” for more information. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 169 TILT STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED To tilt the column, pull the small lever downward (located on the steering column and below the steering wheel) to the open position. You may then position the steering wheel up or down, as desired. Pull the small lever upward to the closed position to lock the steering wheel firmly in place. 3 WARNING! Tilting the steering column while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. Without a stable steering column, you could lose control of the vehicle and have an accident. Adjust the column only while the vehicle is stopped. Be sure it is locked before driving. Tilt Steering Column Control 170 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED The Rear Park Assist System provides visual and audible indications of the distance between the rear fascia and the detected obstacle when backing up. When backing up the driver should also use the inside rearview and outside mirrors. The Rear Park Assist System will remember the last system state (enabled or disabled) from the last ignition cycle when the ignition is changed to the RUN/ON position. The Rear Park Assist System can be active only when the transaxle gear selector lever is in REVERSE. When in REVERSE, the system scans for objects behind the vehicle using four sensors located in the rear bumper. NOTE: The system will be active until the vehicle speed is increased to approximately 11 mph (18 km/h) or above. The system will be active again if the vehicle speed is decreased to speeds less than approximately 10 mph (16 km/h). Rear Park Assist Sensors The four Rear Park Assist Sensors, located in the rear fascia, monitor the area behind the vehicle that is within the sensors’ field of view. The monitored area seems oval in shape. The sensors can detect obstacles from approximately 11.8 in (30 cm) up to 78.7 in (200 cm) from the rear fascia in the horizontal direction, depending on the location and orientation of the obstacle and the type of obstacle. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 171 Rear Park Assist Warning Display The Rear Park Assist Warning Display, located in the headliner near the liftgate glass, provides both visual and audible warnings to indicate the distance between the rear fascia and the detected obstacle. When the ignition switch is turned to the RUN/ON position, the warning display will turn on all of its LEDs for about one second. Each side of the warning display has six yellow and two red LED lights, one set to warn of obstacles behind the left rear of the vehicle and the other set to warn of obstacles behind the right rear of the vehicle. The vehicle is close to the obstacle when the red LED is illuminated. The driver can view the LEDs either through the rearview mirror or by looking directly at the display above the rear window. The system dimly illuminates the two outer most yellow LEDs when it is on and detects no obstacles. The following chart shows the warning display operation when the system is detecting an obstacle. Rear Park Assist LED Lights 3 172 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE DISPLAY LED 1st LED 2nd LED 3rd LED 4th LED 5th LED 6th LED 7th LED PARK ASSIST WARNING DISPLAY DISTANCES OBSTACLE DISTANCE FROM: REAR CENTER REAR CORNERS REAR CENTER 78.7 in (200 cm) Yellow 51.1 in (130 cm) Yellow 45.2 in (115 cm) Yellow 31.5 in (80 cm) 39.3 in (100 cm) Yellow 25.5 in (65 cm) 33.5 in (85 cm) Yellow 20 in (50 cm) 27.6 in (70 cm) Yellow 16 in (40 cm) 19.7 in (50 cm) Red AUDIBLE SIGNAL Yes, Half Second None None None None None at 12 in (30 cm) Intermittent 8th LED 6 in (15 cm) 11.81 in (30 cm) Red at 8 in (20 cm) Continuous NOTE: The Rear Park Assist System will MUTE the radio, if on, when the audible warning is activated. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 173 WARNING! CAUTION! Drivers must be careful when backing up even when using the Rear Park Assist System. Always check carefully behind your vehicle, and be sure to check for pedestrians, animals, other vehicles, obstructions, or blind spots before backing up. You are 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. • To avoid vehicle damage the Rear Park Assist System should only be used as a parking aid and is unable to recognize every obstacle, including small objects. Parking curbs might be temporarily detected or not detected at all. Obstacles located above or below the sensors will not be detected when they are in close proximity to the rear of the vehicle. Before using the Rear Park Assist System, it is strongly recommended that the ball mount and hitch ball assembly be disconnected from the vehicle when the vehicle is not used for towing. Failure to do so can result in injury or damage to vehicles or obstacles because the hitch ball will be much closer to the obstacle than the rear fascia when the warning display turns the red LEDs on. Also, the sensors could detect the ball mount and hitch ball assembly, depending on its size and shape, giving a false indication that an obstacle is behind the vehicle. • To avoid vehicle damage the vehicle must be driven slowly when using the Rear Park Assist System to be able to stop in time when an obstacle is detected. It is recommended that the driver look over his/her shoulder when using the Rear Park Assist System. 3 174 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: • Ensure that the rear bumper is free of dirt and debris to keep the system operating properly. (Customer Programmable Features)” under “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)” in Section 4 of this manual. • Jackhammers, large trucks, and other vibrations could affect the performance of the system. Vehicles Equipped With the Compass Mini-Trip Computer (CMTC) You can turn the Rear Park Assist System ON or OFF through the CMTC by pressing the left reset button in the instrument cluster. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position, then press and hold the rest button for approximately two seconds. Enabling and Disassembling The Rear Park Assist System There are times when you may want to disable the Rear Park Assist System, such as when towing a trailer. NOTE: The manufacturer suggests disabling the Rear Park Assist System when towing a trailer. Refer to the following procedures. Vehicles Equipped With the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) You can turn the Rear Park Assist System on or off through the EVIC. For details, refer to “Personal Settings Service The Rear Park Assist System If the Rear Park Assist System malfunctions, the instrument cluster will actuate a single chime, once per ignition cycle, and it will display the ⴖSERVICE PARK ASSIST SYSTEMⴖ message. Refer to “Compass Mini Trip Computer (CMTC) or “Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)” — as equipped, in Section 4 of this manual. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 175 If ⴖSERVICE PARK ASSIST SYSTEMⴖ appears in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), after making sure the rear bumper is clean, please see your authorized dealer. Should this wrench symbol display with the letter P next to it, your Park Sense System needs servicing. Contact your authorized dealer. ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED This feature allows both the brake and accelerator pedals to move toward or away from the driver to provide improved position with the steering wheel. The adjustable pedal system is designed to allow a greater range of driver comfort for steering wheel tilt and seat positions. The switch is located on the left side of the steering column. Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System Clean the Rear Park Assist Sensors with water, car wash soap and a soft cloth. Do not use rough or hard cloths. Do not scratch or poke the sensors, otherwise, you could damage the sensors. Adjustable Pedal Switch 3 176 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Press the button forward to move the pedals forward (toward the front of the vehicle). Press the button rearward to move the pedals rearward (toward the driver). • The pedals can be adjusted with the ignition OFF. • The pedals can be adjusted while driving. • The pedals cannot be adjusted when the vehicle is in REVERSE or when the Electronic Speed Control System is ON. The following messages will be displayed on vehicles equipped with the Electronic Vehicle Information System (EVIC) if the pedals are attempted to be adjusted when the system is locked out (“Adjustable Pedal Disabled — Cruise Control Engaged” or “Adjustable Pedal Disabled — Vehicle In Reverse”). CAUTION! Do not place any article under the adjustable pedals or impede its ability to move as it may cause damage to the pedal controls. Pedal travel may become limited if movement is stopped by an obstruction in the adjustable pedal’s path. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 177 ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED When engaged, this device takes over the accelerator operation at speeds greater than 25 mph (40 km/h). Activating Electronic Speed Control Push the ON/OFF button (located in the end of the lever) once and the CRUISE indicator light (located in the message window of the odometer) will illuminate showing the electronic speed control system is on. To turn the system OFF, push the ON/OFF button again and the system and indicator will turn off. WARNING! Leaving the Electronic Speed Control system on when not in use is dangerous. You could accidently SET the system or cause it to go faster than you want. You could lose control and have an accident. Always leave the system OFF when you aren’t using it. Electronic Speed Control Switches 3 178 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Setting Electronic Speed Control at a Desired Speed When the vehicle has reached the desired speed, press the SET lever downward and then release. Lift your foot off the accelerator and the vehicle will operate at the selected speed. Deactivating Electronic Speed Control A soft tap on the brake pedal or pulling the lever CANCEL toward you, will deactivate the speed control without erasing the set speed memory. Pushing the ON/OFF button to the OFF position or turning OFF the ignition erases the set speed memory. Resuming Speed To resume a previously set speed, raise the lever RESUME/ACCEL upwards and release. Resume can be used at any speed above 25 mph (40 km/h). Varying The Speed Setting When the speed control is SET, speed can be increased by raising and holding the RESUME/ACCEL lever upwards. When released, a new set speed will be established. Raising the lever RESUME/ACCEL upwards once will result in a 1 mph (1 km/h) speed increase. Each time the lever is tapped upwards, speed increases so that tapping the lever three times will increase speed by 3 mph (5 km/h), etc. To decrease speed while speed control is SET, press the lever SET/DECEL downward and hold. Release the lever when the desired speed is reached, and the new speed will be SET. Tapping the lever SET/DECEL downward once will result in a 1 mph (1 km/h) speed decrease. Each time the lever is tapped downward, speed decreases. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 179 NOTE: The Electronic Speed Control system has been designed to shut down if multiple speed control switch functions are operated simultaneously in order to ensure proper operation. If this occurs, the system can be reactivated by pushing the speed control switch ON/ OFF button and resetting the desired vehicle SET speed. Accelerating To Pass Depress the accelerator as you would normally. When the pedal is released, the vehicle will return to the set speed. NOTE: The speed control system maintains speed up and down hills. A slight speed change on moderate hills is normal. Your vehicle may experience a downshift (automatic transmissions only) while climbing uphill or descending downhill. This downshift is necessary to maintain vehicle set speed. On steep hills a greater speed loss or gain may occur so it may be preferable to drive without speed control. WARNING! Speed Control can be dangerous where the system can’t maintain a constant speed. Your vehicle could go too fast for the conditions, and you could lose control. An accident could be the result. Don’t use Speed Control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, icy, snow-covered, or slippery. 3 180 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE OVERHEAD CONSOLES Front Overhead Console — If Equipped Two versions of the overhead console are available. The base front overhead console models feature fixed incandescent courtesy/reading lights, flip-down sunglass storage and conversation mirror. Premium front overhead console models feature an LED focused light that illuminates the instrument panel cup holders, Infrared Automatic Temperature Control Sensor (ATC equipped only), two swiveling LED lights, flipdown sunglass storage, conversation mirror, optional power sliding door switches and an optional power liftgate switch. Front Premium Overhead Console Features 1 - Cupholder LED 2 - ATC Sensor 3 - Interior Lights 4 - Storage/Mirror 5 - Switch Bank UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 181 Courtesy/Interior Lighting At the forward end of the console are two courtesy lights (standard dome light has two buttons). The lights turn on when a front door, a sliding door or the liftgate is opened. If your vehicle is equipped with Remote Keyless Entry, the lights will also turn on when the unlock button on the transmitter is pressed. The courtesy lights also function as reading lights. Press in on each lens to turn these lights on while inside the vehicle. Press a second time to turn the each light off. You may adjust the direction of these lights by pressing the outside ring which is identified with four directional arrows. The area around the instrument panel cupholders is also illuminated from a light in the overhead console. This light is turned on when the headlight switch is on and will adjust in brightness when the dimmer control is rotated up or down. Sunglass Storage At the rear of the front overhead console, a compartment is provided for the storage of two pairs of sunglasses. Press the door latch to open the compartment. The door will slowly rotate to an open position. NOTE: The front overhead console used with factory sunroof incorporates a sunroof switch. Rear Overhead Consoles — If Equipped The rear overhead storage system is available in two versions: with or without sunroof. An additional LED at the front of the rear console shines down on the second row footwell area while in courtesy mode, for added convenience. 3 182 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Rear Courtesy/Reading Lights — If Equipped The overhead console had two sets of courtesy lights. The lights turn on when a front door, a sliding door or the liftgate is opened. If your vehicle is equipped with Remote Keyless Entry, the lights will also turn on when the unlock button on the transmitter is pressed. Overhead Compartment Features 1 2 3 4 1 — DVD 1 — Rear HVAC — Interior Lights — Storage If equipped, otherwise storage. 5 6 7 8 — — — — Storage DVD 1 Interior Lights Halo Lighting The courtesy lights also function as reading lights. Press in on each lens to turn these lights on while inside the vehicle. Press a second time to turn the each light off. You may adjust the direction of these lights by pressing the outside ring which is identified with four directional arrows. Rear Console Halo Lighting — If Equipped The rear overhead console features recessed halo lighting around the perimeter of the console base. This feature provides additional lighting options while traveling and is controlled by the headlight switch. Refer to “Halo UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 183 Lighting - If Equipped” under “Lighting” in “Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle” in Section 3. GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED HomeLink威 replaces up to three remote controls (handheld transmitters) that operate devices such as garage door openers, motorized gates, lighting, or home security systems. The HomeLink威 unit operates off your vehicle’s battery. The HomeLink威 buttons that are located in the headliner or sun visor designate the three different HomeLink威 channels. 3 HomeLink威 Buttons NOTE: HomeLink威 is disabled when the Vehicle Security Alarm is active. 184 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! WARNING! Your motorized door or gate will open and close while you are training the Universal Transceiver. Do not train the transceiver if people or pets are in the path of the door or gate. Only use this transceiver with a garage door opener that has a “stop and reverse” feature as required by Federal safety standards. This includes most garage door opener models manufactured after 1982. Do not use a garage door opener without these safety features. Call toll-free 1–800–355–3515 or, on the Internet at www.HomeLink.com for safety information or assistance. Vehicle exhaust contains carbon monoxide, a dangerous gas. Do not run your vehicle in the garage while training the transceiver. Exhaust gas can cause serious injury or death. PROGRAMMING HOMELINK姞 Before You Begin If you have not trained any of the HomeLink威 buttons, erase all channels before you begin training. To do this, press and hold the two outside buttons for 20 seconds until the red indicator flashes. It is recommended that a new battery be placed in the hand-held transmitter of the device being programmed to HomeLink威 for more efficient training and accurate transmission of the radio-frequency signal. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 185 Your vehicle should be parked outside of the garage when programming. Begin Programming 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. 2. Hold the battery side of the hand-held transmitter away from the HomeLink威 button you wish to program. Place the hand-held transmitter 1 to 3 in (3 to 8 cm) away from the HomeLink威 button you wish to program while keeping the indicator light in view. 3. Simultaneously press and hold both the chosen HomeLink威 button and the hand-held transmitter button until the HomeLink威 indicator changes from a slow to a rapidly blinking light, then release both the HomeLink威 and hand-held transmitter buttons. Watch for the HomeLink威 indicator to change flash rates. When it changes, it is programmed. It may take up to 30 seconds, or longer in rare cases. The garage door may open and close while you train. NOTE: Some gate operators and garage door openers may require you to replace Step 3 with procedures noted in the “Gate Operator/Canadian Programming” section. NOTE: After training a HomeLink威 channel, if the garage door does not operate with HomeLink威 and the garage door opener was manufactured after 1995, the garage door opener may have a rolling code. If so, proceed to Step 5 “Programming A Rolling Code System.” 4. Press and hold the just-trained HomeLink威 button and observe the indicator light. 3 186 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE If the indicator light stays on constantly, programming is complete and the garage door (or device) should activate when the HomeLink威 button is pressed. If the indicator light blinks rapidly for two seconds, and then turns to a constant light, proceed to Step 5 “Programming A Rolling Code System.” 5. Programming A Rolling Code System At the garage door opener motor (in the garage), locate the “Learn” or “Training” button. This can usually be found where the hanging antenna wire is attached to the garage door opener motor (it is NOT the button normally used to open and close the door). GARAGE DOOR OPENER TRAIN BUTTON 1 — Door Opener 2 — Training Button UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 187 6. Firmly press and release the “Learn” or “Training” button. The name and color of the button may vary by manufacturer. NOTE: There are 30 seconds in which to initiate the next step after the “Learn” button has been pressed. 7. Return to the vehicle and press the programmed HomeLink威 button twice (holding the button for two seconds each time). If the device is plugged in and activates, programming is complete. If the device does not activate, press the button a third time (for two seconds) to complete the training. 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. To program the remaining two HomeLink威 buttons, repeat each step for each remaining button. DO NOT erase the channels. Using HomeLink威 To operate, simply press and release the programmed HomeLink威 button. Activation will now occur for the trained device (i.e., garage door opener, gate operator, security system, entry door lock, home/office lighting, etc. The hand-held transmitter of the device may also be used at any time. Reprogramming a Single Homelink威 Button To reprogram a channel that has been previously trained, follow these steps: 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. 2. Press and hold the desired HomeLink威 button until the indicator light begins to flash after 20 seconds. Do not release the button. 3. Without releasing the button, proceed with Programming Homelink威 Step 2 and follow all remaining steps. 3 188 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE GATE OPERATOR/CANADIAN PROGRAMMING Canadian radio frequency laws require transmitter signals to time-out (or quit) after several seconds of transmission – which may not be long enough for HomeLink威 to pick up the signal during programming. Similar to this Canadian law, some U.S. gate operators are designed to time-out in the same manner. It may be helpful to unplug the device during the cycling process to prevent possible overheating of the garage door or gate motor. If you are having difficulties programming a garage door opener or a gate operator, replace “Programming HomeLink威” Step 3, with the following: 3. Continue to press and hold the HomeLink威 button while you press and release - every two seconds (“cycle”) your hand-held transmitter until HomeLink威 has successfully accepted the frequency signal. The indicator light will flash slowly and then rapidly when fully trained. If you unplugged the device for training, plug it back in at this time. Then proceed with Step 4 under “Programming HomeLink威,” earlier in this section. SECURITY It is advised to erase all channels before you sell or turn in your vehicle. To do this, press and hold the two outside buttons for 20 seconds until the red indicator flashes. Note that all channels will be erased. Individual channels cannot be erased. The HomeLink威 Universal Transceiver is disabled when the Vehicle Security Alarm is active. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 189 TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS If you are having trouble programming HomeLink威, here are some of the most common solutions: 2. This device must accept any interference that may be received including interference that may cause undesired operation. • Replace the battery in the original transmitter. NOTE: The transmitter has been tested and it complies with FCC and IC rules. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the device. • Press the “Learn” button on the Garage Door Opener to complete the training for a Rolling Code. • Did you unplug the device for training, and remember to plug it back in? 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. GENERAL INFORMATION This device complies with FCC rules Part 15 and Industry Canada RSS-210. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1. This device may not cause harmful interference. The term IC before the certification/registration number only signifies that Industry Canada technical specifications were met. POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED The power sunroof control switch is located in the front overhead console. The sunroof panel tilts upward at the rear for ventilation or slides rearward under the roof. 3 190 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Power Sunroof Operation Opening the Sunroof Manually Press the switch rearward and hold, and the sunroof will open automatically from any position. The sunroof will open fully, then stop automatically. During this operation, any release of the sunroof switch will stop the sunroof. WARNING! In an accident, there is 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. Closing the Sunroof Manually To close the sunroof from an open or vent position, press and hold the switch forward. The sunroof will close fully and stop automatically. Release the switch to stop sunroof travel at any point. Sunroof Sunshade Operation The sunroof sunshade can be opened manually. However, the sunshade will open automatically as the sunroof opens. NOTE: The sunshade cannot be closed if the sunroof is open. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 191 WARNING! Never leave children in a vehicle, with the keys in the ignition switch. Occupants, particularly unattended children, can become entrapped by the power sunroof while operating the power sunroof switch. Such entrapment may result in serious injury or death. Express-Open Press the switch rearward and release, and the sunroof will open automatically from any position. The sunroof will open fully, then stop automatically. This is called Express-Open. During Express-Open operation, any movement of the sunroof switch will stop the sunroof. Express-Vent Press and release the ⬙V⬙ button, and the sunroof will automatically open to the vent position. This is called Express-Vent. Express-Close Press the switch forward and release, and the sunroof will close automatically from any position. The sunroof will close fully, then stop automatically. This is called Express-Close. During Express-Close operation, any movement of the sunroof switch will stop the sunroof. WARNING! Do not allow small children to operate the sunroof. Never allow fingers or other body parts, or any object to project through the sunroof opening. Injury may result. 3 192 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Ignition OFF Operation The power sunroof switch will remain active for 10 minutes after the ignition switch is turned OFF. Opening either front door will cancel this feature. Auto-Express with Anti–Pinch Protection During express closing, anytime an obstacle that restricts glass movement is detected, the motor will stop and reverse travel to avoid pinching the object. Auto Express will stop and reverse travel up to three times in succession. After the third time, Auto Express will enter a manual operation mode. This allows the operator to manually control the power switch in order to close or open the sunroof in case of a malfunction. 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 windows down, or the sunroof (if equipped) in certain open or partially open positions. This is a normal occurrence and can be minimized. If the buffeting occurs with the rear windows open, open the front and rear windows together to minimize the buffeting. If the buffeting occurs with the sunroof open, adjust the sunroof opening to minimize the buffeting or open any window. Sunroof Maintenance Use only a non-abrasive cleaner and a soft cloth to clean the glass panel. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 193 ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS — IF EQUIPPED Two 12 volt power outlets are located in the center lower instrument panel next to the open storage bin. The upper outlet is controlled by the ignition switch and the lower outlet is connected directly to the battery. The upper outlet will also operate a conventional cigar lighter unit (if equipped with an optional Smoker’s Package). The outlets include tethered caps labeled with a key or battery symbol indicating the power source. The lower instrument panel outlet is powered directly from the battery, items plugged into this outlet may discharge the battery and/or prevent engine starting. The lower outlet is protected by an automatic reset circuit breaker. The automatic circuit breaker restores power when the overload is removed. The circuit breaker also supplies power to the outlet in the removable floor console, when in the front position. Refer to section 3 “Removable Floor Console” in this manual. A third outlet is located on the driver’s side, just to the rear of the sliding door and is also controlled by the ignition switch. The lower and rear outlets will not accommodate a conventional cigar lighter unit. NOTE: If desired, all of the power outlets can be converted by your authorized dealer to provide power with the ignition switch in the OFF position. 3 194 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE POWER INVERTER — IF EQUIPPED A 110 volt, 150 watt inverter outlet (if equipped) converts DC current to AC current and is located on the left rear trim panel immediately behind the second row left passenger seat. This outlet can be used to power small appliances and electronics. The Power Inverter switch is located near the center of the instrument panel below the two 12 volt power outlets. Press the switch to turn the power on for the outlet, press the switch a second time to turn the power off. Inverter Outlet Power Switch 110 Volt Power Inverter UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 195 NOTE: • When the Inverter Switch is pressed, there will be a delay of approximately one second before the inverter status indicator turns ON. The status indicator of the AC power inverter indicates whether the inverter is producing AC power. • Due to built-in overload protection the inverter will shut down if the power rating is exceeded. WARNING! To Avoid Serious Injury or Death: • Do not use a Three–Prong Adaptor. • Do not insert any objects into the receptacles. • Do not touch with wet hands. • Close the lid when not in use. • If this outlet is mishandled it may cause an electric shock and failure. 3 196 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ELECTRICAL OUTLET USE WITH ENGINE OFF CAUTION! • Many accessories that can be plugged in draw power from the vehicle’s battery, even when not in use (i.e., cellular phones, etc.). Eventually, if plugged in long enough, the vehicle’s battery will discharge sufficiently to degrade battery life and/or prevent engine starting. SUN SCREENS— IF EQUIPPED Sun Screens are available for second and third row seating windows. The screens store in the sill trim panels and the tops of the windows are equipped with hooks that the Sun Screen attaches to when pulled out. • Accessories that draw higher power (i.e., coolers, vacuum cleaners, lights, etc.), will degrade the battery even more quickly. Only use these intermittently 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. • Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory bracket from the plug. Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage. Sun Screen Retracted UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 197 Gently pull up on the tab to raise the sun screen. Continue pulling the sun screen until the tab is near the top of the window. 3 Sun Screen Extended Sun Screen Attaching To Retainer Clips Once the screen is completely to the top of the window, extend the top bar of the sun screen over the two hooks attached to the top of the window. To lower the sun screen, gently lift the tab upwards to disengage the hooks and feed the screen back into the base sill. 198 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CUP HOLDERS AND CONVENIENCE TRAY DRAWER There are nine cup holders in the interior. Two cup holders in the center front instrument panel, four in the floor consoles and three more are located in the third row quarter trim panel. All liners are removable for cleaning. Pull the flexible liner from the cup holder drawer or tray; starting at one edge to ease removal. Refer to “Cleaning The Instrument Panel Cup Holders” in Section 7. Instrument Panel Cup Holders The instrument panel cup holders are located in a pull out drawer just above the lower storage bin. Front Cup Holders Pull the drawer out firmly until it stops, and place the container to be held in either one of the cup holder wells. The cup holders are designed to accommodate a wide variety of container types and sizes. Press down on the container to engage the cup holder retention fingers. UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 199 Interior Bottle Holders There are four bottle holders located in the interior. One bottle holder is molded into each front interior door trim panels, and one bottle holder is molded into each side sliding interior door trim panel. Each holder accommodates up to 20 oz. (.6 L) size plastic bottles. Two outboard mesh pockets on intermediate seating. The mesh pockets are flexible enough to hold juice boxes, toys, games or MP3 players, etc. Smokers Package Kit — If Equipped With the optional authorized dealer-installed Smokers Package Kit, a removable ash receiver is inserted into one of the two cup holders in the center front instrument panel. To install the ash receiver, align the receiver so the thumb grip on the lid is facing rearward. Press the ash receiver into either of the cup wells to secure. Pull upward on the ash receiver to remove for cleaning and/or storage. The left rear trim panel cup holder is designed to accommodate a second ash receiver if desired. 3 200 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CONSOLE FEATURES There are two consoles available: Basic and Premium. Basic Console Basic Console features consist of the following: • The Basic Console is removable from the vehicle for additional floor space by removing the cap at the console base. • The basic console profile allows vehicle occupants to easily pass through the first row to the second. • Four cup holders can accept extra large size beverage cups or 20 oz (.6 L) plastic bottles. The cup holders are dishwasher safe for cleaning. To remove, pull the flexible liner from the cup holder drawer or tray; starting at one edge. Refer to “Cleaning The Instrument Panel Cup Holders” in Section 7 for more detailed information. • A Top Storage Tray. • The cup holder/tray top is removable to access a large storage bin. Basic Console Features 1 - Console Anchor 2 - Top Tray 3 - Front Cup holders 4 - Rear Cup holders UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 201 To Remove The Basic Floor Console • Remove the front anchor cup plug and clip. • Slide the console base forward while lifting slightly to clear the rear load floor hook. • Remove the console. WARNING! In an accident, serious injury could result if the removable floor console is not properly installed. Always be sure the removable floor console is fully latched. To Reinstall The Basic Floor Console • Position the console at a slight angle (front slightly higher than the rear. • Slide the console rearward into the floor bracket/hook. • Align the console until the front anchor cup plug hole is centered on the winch hole. • Reinstall the clip first and then while pushing downward on the console with slight pressure, reinstall the cover plug. • Pull up on the console to be sure it is firmly latched. Premium Console – If Equipped The three-compartment console with sliding storage bin, sliding upper tray with storage and large console storage bin offers multiple configurations. • Four cup holders can accept large cups or mugs with handles or 20 oz (.6 L) plastic bottles. The cup holders are dishwasher safe for cleaning. To remove, pull the flexible liner from the cup holder drawer or tray; starting at one edge. Refer to “Cleaning The Instrument Panel Cup Holders” in Section 7 for more detailed information. 3 202 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • Top Tray Storage • Upper Storage Bin can hold nine regular or 18 thin CD’s or other items • Large Console Center Storage will store headphones for the available rear DVD entertainment system or other items • 12–Volt DC Power Outlet provides continuous power inside the console for cell phones or other electronics. • Rear Occupant Accessible • Multiple Adjustments • Removable from vehicle for additional floor space. Premium Console Features 1 - Top Release 2 - Center Release 3 - Console Release The top and center console sections slide forward and rearward to provide added user comfort. Four cup holders, each of which can accommodate large sized beverage containers. A one-piece cup holder insert for both cavities UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 203 can easily be removed for cleaning. The cup holders will also accommodate large size cups and 20 oz (.6 L) bottles. Position 2 shows the raised storage tray revealing a large storage area below. Position 1 shows the console closed with four cup holders and a convenient storage tray. 3 Console Position 2 Console Position 1 204 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Dual Storage Bins Position 3 shows the top portion of the console in a rearward position. This is accomplished by lifting the upper most latch at the front of the console. This provides easy access to the storage area below and provides two of the four cup holders for the second row passengers. Position 4 shows the complete console in its rearmost position. Again, lifting second latch handle at the front of the console, allows complete access to a lower storage bin and provides additional cup holders for rear passengers. Console Position 4 Console Position 3 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 205 To Remove The Premium Floor Console • Pull up on the bottom release handle in the front of the console • Lift the rear of the console up several inches • Pull rearward to disengage from floor and remove console To reinstall the console: • Position the console at a slight angle (rear slightly higher than the front • Slide the console forward into the floor bracket • Rotate the rear of the console down until it is resting on the floor bracket • Push down on the rear of the console until it is seated in the rear floor bracket • Pull up on the console to be sure it is firmly latched WARNING! In an accident, serious injury could result if the removable floor console is not properly installed. Always be sure the removable floor console is fully latched. 3 206 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE STORAGE Glove Compartments There are both upper and lower glove compartments. Upper Glove Compartment To open the upper compartment (1), press inward on the release button (2). The door will spring open about one in (2.54 cm). Manually lif