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Includes SRT8Download a FREE Vehicle Information App by visiting your application store, Keyword (Chrysler), or scanning the Microsoft Tag.To put Microsoft Tags to work for you, use your mobile phone’s browser or App store to download a Microsoft Tag reader, like the free one at follow the directions to scan the code.Download a FREE electronic copy of the Owner’s Manual or Warranty Booklet by visiting the For Owners tab (U.S.) or (Canada).U.S. only The driver’s primary responsibility is the safe operation of the vehicle. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, resulting in a collision and personal injury. Chrysler group LLC strongly recommends that the driver use extreme caution when using any device or feature that may take their attention off the road. use of any electrical devices such as cell phones, computers, portable radios, vehicle navigation or other devices by the driver while the vehicle is moving is dangerous and could lead to a serious collision. Texting while driving is also dangerous and should never be done while the vehicle is moving. If you find yourself unable to devote your full attention to vehicle operation, pull off the road to a safe location and stop your vehicle. Some States or Provinces prohibit the use of cellular telephones or texting while driving. It is always the driver’s responsibility to comply with all local laws.

I M P o R T A N T: This user guide is intended to familiarize you with the important features of your vehicle. The DVD enclosed contains your Owner’s Manual, Navigation/Media Center Manuals, Warranty Booklets, Tire Warranty and 24- Hour Towing Assistance (new vehicles purchased in the u.S.) or roadside Assistance (new vehicles purchased in Canada) in electronic format. We hope you find it useful. replacement DVD kits may be purchased by visiting Copyright 2011 Chrysler group LLC

This guide has been prepared to help you get quickly acquainted with your new Chrysler and to provide a convenient reference source for common questions. However, it is not a substitute for your Owner’s Manual. For complete operational instructions, maintenance procedures and important safety messages, please consult your Owner’s Manual, Navigation/Media Center Manuals, Multimedia user Manual and other Warning Labels in your vehicle. Not all features shown in this guide may apply to your vehicle. For additional information on accessories to help personalize your vehicle, visit or your local Chrysler dealer.

D R I v I N g A N D A l c o h o l : Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of collisions. 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.

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If you are the first registered retail owner of your vehicle, you may obtain a complimentary printed copy of the Owner’s Manual, Navigation/Media Center Manuals or Warranty Booklet by calling 1-800-247-9753 (U.S.) or 1-800-387-1143 (Canada) or by contacting your dealer.Driving after drinking can lead to a collision. Your perceptions are less sharp, your reflexes are slower, and your judgment is impaired when you have been drinking. Never drink and then drive. TABLE OF CONTENTS



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UTILITY Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings) Recreational Towing (Behind Motorhome, Etc.) . SRT8
AutoStick® . Performance Features . WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES 24-Hour Towing Assistance . Instrument Cluster Warning Lights . If Your Engine Overheats . Jacking And Tire Changing . Battery Location . Jump-Starting . Shift Lever Override . Towing A Disabled Vehicle Freeing A Stuck Vehicle . Event Data Recorder (EDR) . MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE . 81
Opening The Hood . .82
Fuel Door Release . .84
Engine Compartment . .87
Fluids And Capacities . .90
Maintenance Chart . .95
Fuses . .99
Tire Pressures . Wheel And Wheel Trim Care . .99
Exterior Bulbs . . 100
CONSUMER ASSISTANCE Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center . Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center Assistance For The Hearing Impaired . Publications Ordering . Reporting Safety Defects In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C. MOPAR ACCESSORIES Authentic Accessories By MOPAR® . INDEX . FAQ (How To?) Frequently Asked Questions .

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INTRODUCTION/WELCOME Welcome From Chrysler Group LLC . CONTROLS AT A GLANCE Driver Cockpit Instrument Cluster GETTING STARTED Key Fob . Remote Start . Keyless Enter-N-Go . Theft Alarm . Seat Belt . Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags Child Restraints . Front Seats . Rear Seat . Heated Seats . Heated And Cooled Cupholders Adjustable Pedals . Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column . OPERATING YOUR VEHICLE Engine Break-In Recommendations Turn Signal/Wiper/Washer/High Beam Lever . Headlight Switch . Speed Control Electronic Shifter – 3.6L Engine . Transmission Modes/AutoStick® . Climate Controls . Power Sunroof Wind Buffeting . ELECTRONICS Your Vehicle's Sound System . Identifying Your Radio . Uconnect Touch™ 8.4 & 8.4N At A Glance . Radio . Sirius Satellite Radio . iPod®/CD/AUX Controls . Garmin® Navigation (8.4N Only) Sirius Travel Link (8.4N Only) . Playing iPod/USB/MP3 Devices . Uconnect™ Phone (Bluetooth® Hands Free Calling) . Uconnect™ Voice Command Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) . Programmable Features . Universal Garage Door Opener (HomeLink®) . Power Outlets

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WELCOME FROM CHRYSLER GROUP LLC Congratulations on selecting your new Chrysler Group LLC vehicle. Be assured that it represents precision workmanship, distinctive styling, and high quality - all essentials that are traditional to our vehicles. Your new Chrysler Group LLC vehicle has characteristics to enhance the driver's control under some driving conditions. These are to assist the driver and are never a substitute for attentive driving. They can never take the driver's place. Always drive carefully. Your new vehicle has many features for the comfort and convenience of you and your passengers. Some of these should not be used when driving because they take your eyes from the road or your attention from driving. Never text while driving or take your eyes more than momentarily off the road. This guide illustrates and describes the operation of features and equipment that are either standard or optional on this vehicle. This guide 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 guide that are not available on this vehicle. Chrysler Group 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. This User Guide has been prepared to help you quickly become acquainted with the important features of your vehicle. It contains most things you will need to operate and maintain the vehicle, including emergency information. The DVD includes a computer application containing detailed owner's information which can be viewed on a personal computer or MAC computer. The multimedia DVD also includes videos which can be played on any standard DVD player (including the Media Center Touch-Screen Radios). Additional DVD operational information is located on the back of the DVD sleeve. For complete owner information, refer to your Owner's Manual on the DVD in the owner’s kit provided at the time of new vehicle purchase. For your convenience, the information contained on the DVD may also be printed and saved for future reference. Chrysler Group LLC is committed to protecting our environment and natural resources. By converting from paper to electronic delivery for the majority of the user information for your vehicle, together we greatly reduce the demand for tree-based products and lessen the stress on our environment.



Vehicles Sold In Canada With respect to any vehicles sold in Canada, the name Chrysler Group LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and the name Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution therefore.


• Pedals that cannot move freely can cause loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of

serious personal injury.

• Always make sure that objects cannot fall into the driver foot well while the vehicle is moving. Objects can become trapped under the brake pedal and accelerator pedal causing a loss of vehicle control.

• Failure to properly follow floor mat installation or mounting can cause interference with the brake pedal and accelerator pedal operation causing loss of control of the vehicle. • Never use the ‘PARK’ position as a substitute for the parking brake. Always apply the

parking brake fully when parked to guard against vehicle movement and possible injury or damage.

• Refer to your Owner's Manual on the DVD for further details.

USE OF AFTERMARKET PRODUCTS (ELECTRONICS) The use of aftermarket devices including cell phones, MP3 players, GPS systems, or chargers may affect the performance of on-board wireless features including Keyless Enter-N-Go and Remote Start range. If you are experiencing difficulties with any of your wireless features, try disconnecting your aftermarket devices to see if the situation improves. If your symptoms persist, please see an authorized dealer. CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP, RAM TRUCK, ATF+4, MOPAR and Uconnect are registered trademarks of Chrysler Group LLC. COPYRIGHT ©2011 CHRYSLER GROUP LLC











- Low Fuel Warning Light - Charging System Light** - Oil Pressure Warning Light - Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Light** - Air Bag Warning Light** - Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Light - Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Light - Engine Temperature Warning Light - Seat Belt Reminder Light - Brake Warning Light** - Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)** - Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light*


(See page 64 for more information.)




- Turn Signal Indicators - High Beam Indicator - Front Fog Light Indicator - Vehicle Security Indicator* - Electronic Speed Control ON

- Electronic Speed Control SET



- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) ON Indicator*

EVIC Messages ECO/Fuel Economy Low Tire Pressure Turn Signal On

* If equipped ** Bulb Check with Key On

- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) SET Indicator*

- Electronic Stability Control

(ESC) Off Indicator*

- Windshield Washer Fluid Low


- Door Ajar Indicator - Decklid Ajar Indicator - Sport Mode Indicator


Oil Change Due Press Brake Pedal and Push Button to Start




Locking And Unlocking The Doors • Press the LOCK button once to lock all the doors. Press the UNLOCK button once to unlock the driver’s door only and twice within five seconds to unlock all the doors.

• All doors can be programmed to unlock

on the first press of the UNLOCK button. Refer to Programmable Features in this guide.

Opening The Trunk

• Press the TRUNK button two times within five seconds to open the trunk.

Panic Alarm

• Press the PANIC button once to turn the panic alarm on. • Wait approximately three seconds and press the button a second time to turn the panic

alarm off.

Emergency Key

• Should the battery in the vehicle or the Key Fob transmitter go dead, there is an

emergency key located in the Key Fob. To remove the emergency key, slide the button at the back of the Key Fob sideways with your thumb and then pull the key out with your other hand.

• The emergency key is also for locking the glove compartment.


• Leaving unattended children in a vehicle is dangerous for a number of reasons. A child or

others could be severely injured or killed. Children should be warned not to touch the parking brake, brake pedal, or the shift lever. Do not leave the Key Fob in the ignition. A child could operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle.

REMOTE START • Press the REMOTE START button x2 on the Key Fob twice within five seconds.

Pressing the REMOTE START button a third time shuts the engine off.

• To drive the vehicle, press the UNLOCK button and cycle the ignition to the ON/RUN


• With remote start, the engine will only run for 15 minutes (timeout) unless the ignition is

cycled to the ON/RUN position.

• The vehicle must be cycled to the ON/RUN position after two consecutive timeouts.




• Do not start or run an engine in a closed garage or confined area. Exhaust gas contains Carbon Monoxide (CO) which is odorless and colorless. Carbon Monoxide is poisonous and can cause you or others to be severely injured or killed when inhaled.

• Keep Key Fob transmitters away from children. Operation of the Remote Start System, windows, door locks or other controls could cause you and others to be severely injured or killed.

KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO • The Keyless Enter-N-Go system is an enhancement to the vehicle's Key Fob. This feature allows you to lock and unlock the vehicle's door(s) and trunk without having to press the Key Fob lock or unlock buttons, as well as starting and stopping the vehicle with the press of a button.

To Unlock From The Driver or Passenger Side:

• With a valid Keyless Enter-N-Go Key Fob located outside the vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5m) of the driver or passenger side door handle, grab either front door handle to unlock the door automatically.

To Lock the Vehicle:

• Both front door handles have LOCK buttons located on the outside of the handle. With one of the vehicle's Keyless Enter-N-Go Key Fobs located outside the vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5m) of the driver's or passenger front door handle, press the door handle LOCK button to lock all four doors and trunk.



NOTE: • If “Unlock All Doors 1st Press” is programmed all doors will unlock when you grab hold of

the front driver's door handle. To select between “Unlock Driver Door 1st Press” and “Unlock All Doors 1st Press”, refer to the Uconnect Touch™ Settings in your vehicle's Owner's Manual on the DVD or Programmable Features in this guide for further information.

• If “Unlock All Doors 1st Press” is programmed all doors and trunk will unlock when you press the trunk button. If “Unlock Driver Door 1st Press” is programmed only the trunk will unlock when you press the trunk button. To select between “Unlock Driver Door 1st Press” and “Unlock All Doors 1st Press”, refer to the Uconnect Touch™ Settings in your vehicle's Owner's Manual on the DVD or Programmable Features in this guide for further information.

• If a Key Fob is detected in the vehicle when locking the vehicle using the power door lock

switch, the doors and trunk will unlock and the horn will chirp three times. On the third attempt, your Key Fob can be locked inside the vehicle.

• After pressing the Keyless Enter-N-Go LOCK button, you must wait 2 seconds before you

can lock or unlock the vehicle using the door handle. This is done to allow you to check if the vehicle is locked by pulling the door handle, without the vehicle reacting and unlocking.

• If a Keyless Enter-N-Go door handle has not been used for 72 hours, the Keyless

Enter-N-Go feature for that handle may time out. Pulling the deactivated front door handle will reactivate the door handle's Keyless Enter-N-Go feature.

To Enter the Trunk:

Engine Starting/Stopping


• With a valid Keyless Enter-N-Go Key Fob located outside the vehicle and within 3 ft (1.0 m) of the deck lid, press the button on the located on the center of the light bar which is located on the deck lid above the license plate.

NOTE: • Refer to your Owner's Manual on the DVD

for further information.

Starting • With a valid Keyless Enter-N-Go Key Fob

inside the vehicle.

• Place the shift lever in PARK or


• While pressing the brake pedal, press the ENGINE START/STOP button once. If the engine fails to start, the starter will disengage automatically after 10 seconds.


• To stop the cranking of the engine prior to the engine starting, press the button again.

In case the ignition switch does not change with the push of a button, the RKE

NOTE: transmitter (Key Fob) may have a low or dead battery. In this situation a back up method can be used to operate the ignition switch. Put the nose side of the Key Fob against the ENGINE START/STOP button and push to operate the ignition switch. Stopping • Place the shift lever in PARK. • Press the ENGINE START/STOP button once. The ignition switch will return to the

OFF position.

• If the shift lever is not in PARK, the ENGINE START/STOP button must be held for two seconds and vehicle speed must be above 5 mph (8 km/h) before the engine will shut off.

Accessory Positions with Engine Off NOTE: The following functions are with the driver’s foot OFF the Brake Pedal (Transmission in PARK or NEUTRAL Position). Starting With The Ignition Switch In The OFF Position: • Press the ENGINE START/STOP button once to change the ignition switch to the ACC


• Press the ENGINE START/STOP button a second time to change the ignition switch to

the ON/RUN position.

• Press the ENGINE START/STOP button a third time to return the ignition switch to the

OFF position.








NOTE: If the ignition switch is left in the ACC or ON/RUN (engine not running) position and the transmission is in PARK, the system will automatically time out after 30 minutes of inactivity and the ignition will switch to the OFF position.

• Press the Keyless Enter-N-Go Start/Stop button until the Electronic Vehicle Information

Center (EVIC) indicates that the vehicle ignition is “OFF”. Press the power door lock switch while the door is open, press the Key Fob LOCK button, or with one of the Key Fobs located outside the vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5m) of the driver's and passenger front door handles, press the Keyless Enter-N-Go LOCK button located on the door handle. NOTE: After pressing the Keyless Enter-N-Go LOCK button, you must wait two seconds before you can lock or unlock the vehicle via the door handle.



To Disarm

• Press the Key Fob UNLOCK button or with one of the Key Fobs located outside the

vehicle and within 5 ft (1.5m) of the driver's and passenger front door handles, grab the Keyless Enter-N-Go door handle and enter the vehicle, then press the Keyless Enter-N-Go Start/Stop button (requires at least one valid Key Fob in the vehicle).

SEAT BELT • Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly. • Position the lap belt across your thighs, below your abdomen. To remove slack in the lap portion, pull up a bit 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• A belt that is too loose will not protect you properly. In a sudden stop you could move too

far forward, increasing the possibility of injury. Wear your seat belt snugly.

• 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.).

• 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. • A deployed pretensioner or a deployed air bag must be replaced immediately.


In a collision, you and your passengers can suffer much greater injuries if you are not buckled up properly. 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.



SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) — AIR BAGS • This vehicle has Advanced Front Air Bags for both the driver and right front passenger as

a supplement to the seat belt restraint system. The Advanced Front Air Bags will not deploy in every type of collision.

• Advanced Front Air Bags are designed to provide additional protection by supplementing

the seat belts in certain frontal collisions depending on the severity and type of collision. Advanced Front Air Bags are not expected to reduce the risk of injury in rear, side, or rollover collisions.

• This vehicle is equipped with Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtains to protect

the driver, front and rear passengers sitting next to a window.