2005 Chrysler Crossfire Owner's Manual

2005 Chrysler Crossfire Manual

2005 Chrysler Crossfire manual table of contents:

  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ... 8 9 10 TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE INTRODUCTION ...3 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE ...7 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ...49 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL ...97 STARTING AND OPERATING ...129 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES ...171 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE ......
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  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    INTRODUCTION CONTENTS Introduction ...4 How To Use This Manual ...4 Warnings And Cautions ...6 Vehicle Identification Number ...6 1
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... specialists to acquaint you with the operation and maintenance of your Crossfire. It is supplemented by a Warranty Information Booklet and various customer-... urged to read these publications carefully. Following the instructions and recommendations in this manual will help assure safe and enjoyable ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    INTRODUCTION 5 1
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... 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 located beneath the left front corner of the instrument panel, visible through the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE CONTENTS A Word About Your Keys ...9 ▫ Keys ...9 ▫ Obtaining Replacement ... Key Removal ...10 ▫ Key-In-Ignition Reminder ...10 Glove Compartment Lock ...11 Door ... Notes On The Central Locking System ...13 ▫ Emergency Unlocking Feature ...14 ▫ Start Lockout ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... Power Windows ...20 ▫ Power Window Operation With The Convertible Top Switch (Roadster Only) ...21 Rear Liftgate/Decklid... Occupant Restraints ...21 ▫ Lap/Shoulder Belts ...22 ▫ Seat Belts And Pregnant Women ...27 ▫ Seat Belt Extender ...27 ▫ Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag . ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...The remote control operates all locks on the vehicle, including the locking fuel filler door. To release the key from the folded position, press the button. The key unfolds from... CAUTION! An unlocked car is an invitation to thieves. Always remove the key from the ignition and lock all the...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... YOUR VEHICLE Obtaining Replacement Keys Your vehicle is equipped with a theft deterrent locking system requiring a special key manufacturing process. For security reasons, replacement keys .... Contact an authorized dealer. Ignition Key Removal Turn the key to the LOCK position and remove the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... the Lock transmit button on the key fob. Also, by turning the key clockwise in the driver's door, both doors, liftgate/ decklid, fuel filler door, and center console (roadster only) will lock. 2 The glove compartment can be locked by turning the key...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...being opened from the inside will unlock, and the alarm will come on. The other door, the rear liftgate/decklid, fuel filler door, and center console (roadster only) will remain locked. NOTE: In case of a malfunction in the central locking system...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 13 NOTE: The fuel filler door and center console (roadster only) cannot be locked or unlocked with the... doors and rear liftgate/decklid are locked at vehicle speeds of approximately 9 mph (15 km/h) or more; however, the fuel filler door remains ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    .... The vehicle doors, rear liftgate/decklid, fuel filler door, and center console (roadster only) can be locked and unlocked using the ...unlock driver's door, rear liftgate/decklid, fuel filler door, and center console (roadster only). Press the Unlock transmit button ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    .... 2 To Lock The Doors: Press the Lock button on the key fob once. All turn signal lights blink three times to indicate that the..., a door or rear liftgate/decklid is not closed properly. The entire vehicle, including the fuel filler door, may be locked or unlocked by using the key in the driver's ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    16 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE To Use the Panic Alarm: Press ...Transmitter Battery Service The recommended replacement Lithium battery is Panasonic CR 2025 or equivalent. To change ... release button (2) on the key fob. The key folds out. • Press the battery cover (1) in the direction...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... system is automatically armed or disarmed with the remote control or any of your vehicle's keys by locking ... approximately 10 seconds after locking the vehicle. A blinking light in the tow away alarm ... with the positive symbol facing upwards. • Replace the battery cover and press on it until you ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... off the tow-away alarm. To do so, turn the key in the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK or ACC position, or remove the ...-away alarm switch and the indicator light will illuminate briefly. Exit the vehicle, and lock the vehicle with the key or the remote control. The tow-away alarm remains switched ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 19 DECKLID INTERNAL EMERGENCY RELEASE ROADSTER WARNING! The Trunk Internal Emergency Release will not function during the convertible top operation. NOTE: As a security measure, a Decklid Internal Emergency ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    20 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE POWER WINDOWS The power window switches are located in the console. To operate, turn the key in the ignition switch to the ACC or ON/RUN position. Press the switch in to the resistance point to open; release the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... can also be operated by using the convertible top switch. To operate, turn the key in the ignition switch ... in your vehicle are the restraint systems. These include the lap/ shoulder seat belts for the driver ... passenger, emergency tensioning retractors for the seat belts, and front and side airbags ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... in a collision. Some of the worst injuries happen when people are thrown from the vehicle. Seat belts provide protection from that, and they reduce the risk of injury ... needs to be buckled up all the time. Lap/Shoulder Belts Each seating position is equipped with a combined lap/shoulder belt system.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... belt will lock and reduce the risk of your striking the inside of the vehicle or being thrown out. The seat belts are also equipped with emergency tensioning retractors. These tensioning retractors are located ...out of part of the belt. Follow these instructions to wear your seat belt safely and ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    24 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 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 above the back of your seat. Grasp the latch plate and pull out the belt. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 25 4. Position the lap belt across your thighs, below your abdomen. To remove slack in the lap belt portion, pull up a little on the shoulder belt, as shown. 5. To loosen the lap belt if it is too tight, tilt the latch plate away from you and pull on the...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... take it to an authorized dealer and have it fixed. WARNING! Seat belt systems must always be replaced after an impact severe enough to fire the emergency locking retractors. If there is any question about the condition of your seat belt system, take the vehicle to an ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... replaced immediately. Do not disassemble or modify the system. Seat belt assemblies must be replaced after an accident if they have been damaged (bent retractor... belt is not long enough when it is worn low and snug, and in the recommended seating positions. Remove and store the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... side airbags, located in the driver and passenger doors. Side airbags also work with seat belts... not put anything on or around the front airbag covers or attempt to manually open them. You may... not there to protect you. These protective covers are designed to open only when the airbags are inflated. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... VEHICLE 29 The seat belts are designed to protect you in many types of collisions. The front airbags ... seats should NEVER ride in the front seat of a vehicle with a passenger frontal airbag unless the airbag is... and passenger seats should be moved back as far as practical to allow the front airbags ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... severe injuries in a collision. The airbags work with your seat belt to restrain you properly. In some collisions ... won't deploy at all. Always wear your seat belts even though you have airbags.... not lean against the door. Sit upright in the center of the seat. Airbag System Components The airbag ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...SRS/AIRBAG are embossed on the airbag covers. 2 WARNING! Ignoring the AIRBAG light in your instrument panel ... put anything on or around the airbag covers or attempt to manually open them. You may ... there to protect you. These protective covers are designed to open only when the airbags are inflated....
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... gas is generated to inflate the airbags. The airbag covers separate and fold out of the way ... helps protect the knees and working with the seat belts, position you for the best interaction ...can't protect you in another collision. Have the airbags replaced by an authorized dealer as soon as possible...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 33 The airbag system is designed to deploy when the impact sensors ...in place to protect you. How the Side Impact Airbag System Works • The side impact airbags are located in the doors above the armrest. • Separate crash sensors in the vehicle determine...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...! • Do not put anything on or around the airbag covers or attempt to manually open them. You may damage the airbags and you could be injured because the airbags are not there to protect you. These protective covers are designed to open only when the airbags are inflated. • Do ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...YOUR VEHICLE 35 • The operational readiness of the side airbag system is verified by the airbag indicator light in the instrument cluster when turning the key in the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. If no fault is detected, the light...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Passenger Front Airbag On/Off Switch The on/off switch is located at the right end of the instrument ...the airbag will not be available. To turn OFF the passenger front airbag, use the on/off switch located on the instrument panel.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... does NOT turn off the side airbag. 2 To Shut Off the Passenger Airbag: • Place the ignition key in the on/off switch, turn the key clockwise, and remove the key from the switch. This will shut off the passenger front airbag.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... you. Do not modify the components or wiring, including adding any kind of badges or stickers to the airbag covers. Do not modify the front bumper or vehicle body structure. • You need proper knee impact protection in a collision. Do not ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... the following occurs, have an authorized dealer service the system immediately. • The AIRBAG light does not come on or flickers... 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: 2...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... rearward-facing or forward-facing in the vehicle. Convertible child seats often have a higher weight limit in the rearward-facing direction than ... Rearward-facing child seats must NEVER be used in the front seat of a vehicle with the front passenger airbag unless the airbag is turned off. An airbag ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...label on the restraint for weight and height limits. • Carefully follow the instructions that come with the restraint. If... restraint anchorage system. (See LATCH - Child Seat Anchorage System section.) The belt... whose legs are long enough to bend over the front of the seat when their back is against...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...an arm or behind their back. LATCH - Child Seat Anchorage System (Lower Anchors and Tether for Children) Your.... Again, carefully follow the installation instructions that were provided with the child restraint system. The passenger seat lower anchorages are round bars, located at the rear of the seat...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 43 The passenger seat tether anchorage is located on the back of the seat cushion frame. It is visible ... to the passenger seat lower anchor bars by pushing aside the seat cover material. Finally, tighten all three straps as you ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... belts. For this purpose, the passenger seat belt retractor provides two modes of operation normal emergency locking and automatic locking. For ...belt retracts fully after child restraint removal, normal (emergency locking) retractor action is restored. Any seat belt system will loosen with time, so ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...and attach it to the anchor bar behind the passenger seat, below the seatback. After securing the tether ...recline the seatback fully rearward and move the seat to its most rearward position. Install the child ... the anchor position directly behind the child seat to secure a child restraint top tether ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... VEHICLE ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS The engine in your new Crossfire does not require a long break-in ... idling. • Check the engine oil level at every fuel fill. NOTE: A new engine may consume ...a normal part of the break-in and not an indication of a problem. SAFETY TIPS Exhaust Gas WARNING! ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    .... Do not disassemble or modify the system. Seat belt assemblies must be replaced after an accident if they...first turned ON. If the bulb is not lit during starting, have it replaced. If the light stays on ...Check area under vehicle after overnight parking for fuel, water, oil, or other fluid leaks. Also...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 48
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CONTENTS Convertible Top Operation ...52 ▫ To Lower The Top ...53 ▫ To...Power Remote Control Outside Mirrors ...67 ▫ Vanity Mirrors ...68 Seats ...68 ▫ Driver Eight-Way Power Seat ...68 ▫ Passenger Four-Way Power Seat ...69 ▫ Heated Seats ...70 3
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... Panel Lighting ...72 ▫ Night Security Illumination ...72 Exterior Lights ...73 ▫ Headlights And Parking Lights ...... Lights ...74 ▫ Standing Lights ...74 Multifunction Control Lever ...75 ▫ Turn Signals ...75 ▫ Headlight Dimmer Switch ...76 ▫ Passing Light ...76 ▫ Windshield Wipers And ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 51 ▫ Erasing Universal Transceiver Buttons ...95 ▫ Reprogramming a Single Button ...96 ▫ Security ...96 Umbrella Hook ...96 3
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... the convertible top, make sure that no persons can be injured by the moving parts (convertible top frame and tonneau cover). Hands must never be placed near the sport bar, convertible top frame, upper windshield area, shelf behind sport bar,...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... • There is sufficient clearance of at least 6 ft. (1.8m) for the convertible top to move up. • Nothing is placed on the tonneau cover. • The outside temperature is above 32°F (0°C). Otherwise the convertible top and other parts of the vehicle could be...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...CAUTION! To avoid possible damage to the tonneau cover and convertible top, do not allow ... which will allow the top and the tonneau cover to lower. The convertible top switch can be pressed ...either the top or the rear window, check the tonneau cover area at the rear of the vehicle interior to be sure ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... opened or closed with the windows up and the top released from the winshield header. 3. Turn the ignition key to the ON/RUN position. 4. Unlock the top from the windshield header by pushing the latch handle release button, pulling the latch handle down...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... switch to begin top operation. The rear of the top will unlatch and the tonneau cover will open before the top begins to fold. Hold the switch down until the convertible top is completely lowered into its storage compartment and the tonneau cover is closed and latched. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... until thawed and dry. Doing so may result in damage not covered by the DaimlerChrysler Limited Warranty. 3 CAUTION! Do not place anything on the tonneau cover. The tonneau cover must never be used as a seating area. To Raise The Top: 1. Make sure ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 3. Turn the ignition key to the ON/RUN position and press down on the front of the convertible top switch. ... windows are raised, they will lower as soon as the convertible switch is pressed down. The tonneau cover will open, and the top ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... handle counterclockwise just over one quarter turn to the lock position and push the latch handle... heard if you start driving the vehicle without the top fully locked in the closed position. ... forward to increase the cargo compartment capacity, the tonneau cover flaps are exposed and can be damaged ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    60 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Convertible Top Lamp and Audible Signal Chart Below is a table containing all of the... signal is heard Roof reaches fully open position Roof reaches fully closed position Convertible top switch lamp Decklid open flashes slowly and a slow audible beep is ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...mode selector switch (if equipped) are also located in the console. 3 Convertible top switch lamp flashes rapidly ..., and the passenger airbag light. In addition, there are switches to control the heated seats, rear spoiler, electronic stability program (ESP), hazard flashers, central locking, rear...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... side. To close, lower the lid until the lock engages. Additionally, storage pockets are located on the wall behind each seat and on each door panel. A storage pouch is located on the rear wall between the seats, and the driver's sunvisor has a document strap. A ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... from being thrown about and injuring vehicle occupants during an accident. Ashtray Lightly touch the bottom of the ashtray cover. The ashtray will open automatically. To remove the ashtray insert, pull the ashtray past the detent. Hold both ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...ensures that the coins remain in the coin holder. up to a maximum of 15 amps. The outlet is protected by a 15 amp fuse, located behind the fuse cover on the left end of the instrument panel. Power Outlet/Cigar Lighter The dual-purpose power outlet is located in ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... VEHICLE 65 Glove Compartment To lock the glove compartment, turn the key to the right and remove. To unlock, turn the key to the left and remove. Pull on the handle to...compartment. CUPHOLDER The cupholder is located in the console. To open the cupholder, gently press downward on the front edge ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... center on the view through the rear window. A two point pivot system allows for horizontal and vertical mirror adjustment. Exterior Mirrors Folding...judge the size or distance of objects seen in the convex mirror. Annoying headlight glare can be reduced by moving the small control under the mirror ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 67 Power Remote Control Outside Mirrors The mirrors can be adjusted by using the remote control located in the console. Rotate the switch to the right to select the right mirror, rotate to the left to select the left mirror. Then use the switch to adjust ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    68 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Vanity Mirrors SEATS Driver Eight-Way Power Seat The switches to adjust the power seats are located on the outboard side of each seat. ... each sun visor. To use the mirror, rotate the sun visor down and slide open the mirror cover.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 69 Passenger Four-Way Power Seat The switches to adjust the passenger seat are also on the outboard side of the seat. The passenger seat provides four-way adjustment - horizontal and back angle. 3
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...heats the driver and passenger seats. The controls for the heated seats are located on the instrument panel, below ... lever located inside your vehicle, below the instrument panel. After turning the ignition ... setting has been selected. The heated seats setting will automatically switch from HI to LO ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... are fully latched before driving. The AUTO mode turns the lights on when a door is open or ajar, or when locking or unlocking the vehicle. AUTO mode also ... to off" feature. When the doors are closed or locked, they gradually "fade" off. The OFF position turns off the interior lights feature.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    72 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Front Map/Reading Lights These lights are located between the sun visors. A single centrally located switch operates both lights. Instrument Panel Lighting With the parking lights or headlights on, rotate the dimmer control to the left of...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... and license plate lights are automatically switched on whenever the vehicle is started and the parking brake is released. 3 The headlights turn on when the switch is turned to the second position. For nighttime driving, the exterior lights switch should be in the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... one stop, with the parking lights and/or low beam headlights on. A light to the lower left ... to passing vehicles. To operate the standing lights, turn the headlight switch counterclockwise one stop... lamps) from the OFF position. To turn off the standing lights, return the headlight switch to the OFF...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... a large enough degree. If one of the turn signal lights fail, the turn signal indicator system flashes and sounds at a ... If an indicator fails to light when the control lever is moved, it may mean that the fuse or indicator bulb is defective. 3 Turn Signals Move the multifunction control lever up ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...lever toward you to switch to low beam. Passing Light You can signal another vehicle with your headlights by lightly pulling the multifunction control lever toward the steering wheel. This will cause the headlights to turn on at high beam and remain on until the control...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 77 Windshield Wipers And Washer The wipers and washer are operated by a switch in the multifunction control lever. Turn the end of the lever to select desired wiper speed: off, intermittent, normal, or fast. Push the end of the lever inward and hold it to...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    78 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Mist Function Push the end of the multifunction control lever inward briefly for a single wipe without adding washer fluid. Use this feature only when the windshield is wet. WARNING! Sudden loss of visibility through the windshield could lead to an ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... the handle located directly below the column. The indicator light located in the instrument cluster will come on. To lengthen or shorten the steering column,... in the steering wheel. Lock the steering column in position by pushing the handle in until it engages. The indicator light in the instrument ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...vehicle until you have properly locked the steering column. TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM The Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) system uses wireless technology to monitor ...stem transmit tire pressure readings to a receiver located inside the vehicle. NOTE: The TPM system can inform you about ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... 81 CAUTION! The TPM system is designed to monitor your tire pressure and will not... adjusting the air pressure in a tire, there will be a delay before the system updates the display. The TPM... label. NOTE: The pressure in your tires changes with temperature. A significant decrease in temperature could...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... tire pressure is corrected. In addition to monitoring tire pressures, the TPM system also monitors faults within the system. If the TPM light and alarm continue after the tire pressure has...retracted, the spoiler fits between the quarter panels, and aft of the liftgate window or tonneau cover....
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... The spoiler will deploy as a safety precaution if the ESP system detects a large difference in wheel speed between the front and rear wheels. This could occur as a... an override switch mounted in the center console. Once manually deployed, the spoiler will only retract by pressing the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    84 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Should a malfunction occur that prevents the spoiler from deploying automatically, a red warning light will illuminate in the override switch and an audible warning will sound. WARNING! Do not drive the vehicle at speeds above 62 mph (100 km/h) if the...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... capability during emergency braking maneuvers. The system applies maximum power boost to the brakes ... distances. The BAS complements the antilock brake system (ABS). Applying the brakes very quickly... and the yellow ESP warning light in the speedometer dial come on with the key in the ignition switch...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... of the vehicle by applying brakes to the appropriate wheel. Engine torque is also limited. The ESP warning light, located in the instrument cluster, starts to flash as soon as the tires lose traction and the wheels begin to spin. WARNING!...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... when driving with snow chains, or starting off in deep snow, sand or gravel, switch off the ESP system by pressing the upper ... wheel. This may cause serious damage to the drive train and is not covered by the DaimlerChrysler warranty. 3 CAUTION! With the ESP system switched off, the engine torque ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... the ESP, and cancel the malfunction indicator light, the steering angle sensor will need to be recalibrated. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN.... If the BAS/ESP malfunction indicator light is still illuminated, the vehicle should be serviced at an authorized dealer. ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...to set a speed. WARNING! Leaving the electronic speed control system on when not in use is dangerous. You could accidentally 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 are not using it.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... the vehicle, will deactivate the speed control without erasing the memory. Pushing the speed control lever forward or turning the key in the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK position will turn off the speed control and erase the memory.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... off the accelerator. 3 WARNING! Speed control can be dangerous where the system can't maintain a constant speed. Your vehicle could go ... control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, icy, snow-covered, or slippery. For vehicles with automatic transmission: On a downgrade or an upgrade, ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...speed control. GARAGE DOOR OPENER The HomeLink Universal Transceiver replaces up to three remote controls (hand-held transmitters)... before programming. If your garage door opener (located in the garage) is equipped with an antenna, make sure that the antenna is hanging straight down. 1. Turn off the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... cause serious injury or death to people and pets or damage to objects. 2. Turn the ignition to the ON/RUN position. 3. Erase the factory test codes by pressing the two outside buttons. Release the buttons when the light in the overhead console display begins to flash (about 20 seconds). ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... rapidly. Release both buttons after the indicator light changes from slow to rapid flash. If, ... rapidly for two seconds and then turns to a constant light, continue with Programming Steps 8-10 ... receiver (motor-head unit) in the garage, locate the "learn" or "smart" button. This can usually ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... Activation will now occur for the programmed device (i.e. garage door opener, gate operator, security system, entry door lock, home/ office lighting, etc.) For convenience, the hand-held transmitter of the device may also be used at any ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... to operate the equipment. HomeLink is a trademark owned by Johnson Controls, Inc. UMBRELLA HOOK Your Crossfire is equipped with an umbrella hook. This feature is located behind and between the two seats, just above the map pocket.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... "Infinity Modulus" AM/FM Stereo Radio With Single-Disc CD Player And GPS Navigation . . 112 "Infinity Modulus" AM/FM Stereo Radio With Single-Disc CD Player ...112 ▫ Infinity Modulus Entertainment Systems ...112 ▫ CD Player Operation ...116 ▫ User Menu ...118 ▫ User...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    98 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...Windshield Washer System Fluid Level Warning Light With the key in the ignition switch turned to the ON/RUN.... If the indicator light does not go out after starting the engine, or if... on ambient temperature. The reservoir for the windshield washer system is located in the engine compartment and the cap...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... Tire Pressure Indicator Light The tire pressure monitor (TPM) system uses wireless technology to... valve stem, transmit tire pressure readings to a receiver located in the vehicle. If the light is illuminated, ...condition, but it does not replace normal tire maintenance. The TPM system is not intended ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...Fuel Gauge When the ignition is in the ON/RUN position, the pointer will show the level of fuel remaining in the tank. The arrow to the right of the gas pump symbol shows which side of the vehicle the fuel filler door is located on.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... Light The yellow ESP indicator light in the speedometer dial comes on with the key in the ignition switch turned to the ON/RUN position. It should go out with the ...off on the accelerator before reaching the red area. 10. Brake System Warning Light The dual brake system provides a...
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    ...when the engine is running. If the indicator light does not go out after starting the engine, or if it comes on while ...turned off. NOTE: If additional lighting equipment is installed (e.g., auxiliary headlights, etc.) be certain to connect into the fuse before the failure indicator monitoring unit in...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...as soon as possible. 14. Seat Belt Indicator Light With the key in the ignition, the light comes on, and a ... remain lit until the seat belts are fastened. 15. Charging System Indicator Light Should the charging system indicator light fail to come on prior to starting when the key is in the ignition ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...can cause engine overheating and possible severe engine damage. 16. High Beam Indicator Light This indicator will illuminate when the headlights are in the high beam setting. 4 To activate the high beams, push the multifunction control lever past the point of ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... Press the button twice (with the key removed or in the OFF/LOCK or ACC position). 21. Main Odometer, Flexible Service System (FSS) This shows the... the knob/ button twice with the key removed or in the OFF/LOCK or ACC position. The FSS permits a flexible service schedule that is ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... individual after the indicated service has been performed. To do so: 1. Turn key to the ON/RUN position.... distance is displayed. Within 10 seconds turn the key to OFF/ LOCK. 4. Press and hold ... 10 seconds when turning the key to the ON/RUN position, or while driving when reaching the service warning ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... vehicle. 23. Outside Temperature Display The temperature display is located on the left side of the instrument cluster, below the fuel and engine temperature gauges. The sensor for the outside temperature indicator is located in the front fascia area. Due to its ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...The operational readiness of the airbag system is verified by the airbag indicator light in the instrument cluster when turning the key in the ignition switch to ... bulb check when the ignition switch is first turned ON. If the bulb is not lit during starting, have it replaced. If the light stays on, ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... on briefly as a bulb check when the ignition is first turned on. Certain conditions, such as a loose or missing gas cap, or poor fuel quality may illuminate the light after the engine is started. Be sure the gas cap is tightened every time you refuel. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... in the engine oil level system is indicated. A conveniently located dipstick allows manual checking of the oil level. If no ... on the dipstick with an approved oil. 29. Low Fuel Warning Light When the fuel level drops to about 2 gallons (7.5 liters), this symbol will light and remains lit until fuel ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...-DISC CD PLAYER AND GPS NAVIGATION (OPTIONAL - See separate User's Manual) "INFINITY MODULUS" AM/..., single-disc CD audio system is standard equipment in your Crossfire. It feeds a six-channel, 240-...with dual subwoofers mounted in the back panel behind the seats, and four door-mounted speakers. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... button. The mute function is cancelled by either pressing the TP button again, or by turning the volume control. NOTE: After six seconds without any action, or by..., and the new setting is stored. FM1 - FM2 - FM AS - BEST FM The system has four FM memory modes that can be selected by repeatedly...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... stations - Rotating the right rotary control to the right or left will change the FM frequency to the next higher or lower station with a strong signal. To manually step through ...retained or until another mode is selected. Radio Data System (RDS) Stations PTY (Program Type) The program...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 115 currently available PTY by turning the right rotary control/push button and the program type scan .... The following are examples of program types displayed: • NEWS - News Service • SOFT - Soft Music • INFORM - Information Programs • NOSTALGA - ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    116 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL AM-AM AS The system has two AM modes available. Press the AM button ... AM stations - Rotating the right rotary control to the right or left will change the AM frequency to the next higher or lower station with a strong signal. To manually step through each ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... button again to cancel the feature. 4 If the power is turned off, the disc will remain in the CD slot ... protection. Features of the CD player: • Skipping Tracks Turn the right rotary control/push button. .... If a track was played for less than eight seconds, the system will skip to the next track....
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...first enter the user menu. One of the three users can now be selected by turning the right rotary/push button. You can also call up the Mono...is displayed (depending on the currently selected setting, you may need to turn the knob also for your selection). • STO AUTO - Setting for normal operation...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... is installed, the call is routed through the speaker system. The setting DRIVER is used to set the appropriate ... selected setting, you may need to turn the knob also for your selection). You ..., the call may be routed through the speaker system. This eliminates the need for an additional speaker (if ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... disc where temperatures may become too high. RADIO ANTENNA The radio antenna is located in the rear liftgate glass on the coupe vehicles and mounted on the left rear body panel on the roadster vehicles. The antenna requires no maintenance. RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 121 CLIMATE CONTROLS The climate control system allows you to balance the temperature, amount and direction of the air circulating throughout the vehicle. The system is always at operational readiness, except when manually switched off. The climate ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... be left at the desired temperature setting so that the system can automatically reach that selection as quickly ... volume moving through the system in any mode you select. Turn the control clockwise... control switch to the tri-level setting. Turn the defroster outlets for the side windows to the detent...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    .... This is a normal occurrence, since the compressor will cycle on and off to maintain comfort and increase fuel economy. NOTE: If your air conditioning performance seems lower than expected, check the front of the A/C condenser for an accumulation of dirt or insects. Defrosting Set the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ..., left, and right side air outlets. Turn the defroster outlets for the side windows to the detent ... center and right side air outlets. Turn the defroster outlets for the side windows to the detent ... through the panel outlets, turn off the Air Conditioning ON/OFF switch. The light in the switch should ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... fog up. Rear Window Defroster Turn the key in the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position..... The defroster is automatically turned off after a maximum of 12 minutes of operation. If several ... will automatically turn itself off. When this happens, the indicator light inside the switch starts blinking....
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...switch to the desired position. To select, turn the key in the ignition switch to the ACC or the OFF/LOCK position or remove. Press the recirculation button. The indicator ... in the button goes out. The system will automatically shut off if you turn the key in the ignition switch to the...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 127 Operating Tips 4
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  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... Fails To Start ...132 ▫ After Starting ...133 Transmission Shifting ...133 ▫ Manual Transmission ...133 ▫ Recommended Shift Speeds ...134 ▫ Automatic Transmission ... Operation (Limp Home Mode) ...141 Parking Brake ...142 Brake System ...144 ▫ Brake Assist System (BAS) ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... Replacement Tires ...160 ▫ Tire Rotation Recommendations ...162 ▫ Alignment And Balance ...163 Fuel Requirements ...164 ▫ Reformulated Gasoline ...164 ▫ ... ...165 ▫ MMT In Gasoline ...165 ▫ Materials Added To Fuel ...166 ▫ Sulfur In Gasoline ...166 Adding Fuel ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...position and release when the engine starts. If the engine will not run, turn the key counterclockwise to the OFF/LOCK position and repeat the starting procedure. If there...engine will not run, turn the key counterclockwise to the OFF/LOCK position and repeat the starting procedure. If ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... damage the transmission or the rear of your vehicle. See Section 6 of this manual for proper jump-starting procedures. WARNING! Never pour fuel or other flammable liquid into the throttle body air inlet opening in an attempt to start the vehicle. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... it there while cranking the engine. This should clear any excess fuel in case the engine is flooded. After Starting The idle speed will automatically decrease ... accelerator pedal and the key once the engine is running smoothly. If the engine shows no sign of starting after two ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    .... Recommended Shift Speeds To use your manual transmission for both fuel economy and performance, it should be upshifted as shown in the chart. Shift at the ...during cruise conditions (relatively steady speeds) will result in increased fuel economy, and may be used as indicated. Higher ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    STARTING AND OPERATING 135 WARNING! When leaving the vehicle, always remove the key from the ignition switch, and lock the vehicle. Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle, or with access to an unlocked vehicle. Children could move the gearshift lever, which could result in an ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ..., the driving situation and the road characteristics. The selector lever is automatically locked while in the PARK position. To move the selector lever out of the..., the brake pedal must be firmly depressed before the shift lock will release. Shift the selector lever to the desired position only when ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... free in this manner may cause the ABS or traction system malfunction indicator light to come on. Turn off the engine and restart the engine to ... from the ignition switch only with the selector lever in the PARK position. With the key removed, the selector lever is locked in the PARK position. 5
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... insert the end of the multipurpose tool from the glove box (or ball point pen) into the covered opening below the position "D" of the shift pattern. While ...any other reason with selector lever in NEUTRAL can result in transmission damage that is not covered by the Limited Warranty.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    STARTING AND OPERATING 139 Drive The transmission automatically upshifts through fifth gear. ... gear if the engine's revolutions per minute limit would be exceeded. Briefly press the selector ... speed and engine temperature. This allows the catalytic converter to heat up more quickly to operating ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...PARK position. PARK supplements the parking brake by locking the transmission. The engine can be started in this range. Never attempt to use PARK... for most city and highway driving. It provides the smoothest upshifts and downshifts and best fuel economy. Program mode selector switch The transmission ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... in the "S" program mode. CAUTION! Never change the program mode when the selector lever is out of the PARK position. It could result in a change of driving characteristics for which you may not ... this mode for all regular driving. The vehicle starts out in FIRST gear. Depressing the accelerator...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    142 STARTING AND OPERATING In this mode only the SECOND gear or REVERSE gear can be... brake with engine running, the brake system warning light in the instrument cluster will come on. NOTE: ... malfunction is indicated. Have the brake system serviced by an authorized dealer immediately. Before leaving ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... make it difficult to move the selector out of PARK. As an added precaution, turn the front wheels toward the curb on a downhill grade and away from ... brake, slightly pull up the handle while pushing the lock button, and guide the lever downward to its stop. The brake warning light in the instrument ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... system operating. If either the front or rear hydraulic system loses normal capability, the remaining ... activation of the brake warning light during brake use. Brake Assist System (BAS) The BAS ... results in maximum BAS assistance. To receive the benefit of the system you must apply continuous, full ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...Program (ESP) malfunction indicator light. 5 The BAS/ESP malfunction indicator light in the instrument cluster comes on with the key in the ignition switch turned to the ON/RUN position and should go out with the engine running. If the BAS...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... wheelspin under various driving conditions. When ESP is active, engine torque is limited and the ESP warning light starts to flash. In winter operation, the ... safety of others. The ESP warning light starts to flash at any vehicle speed as soon as the tires lose traction and the...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ...In Emergencies section in this manual), the engine must be shut off (key in the ignition switch turned to the OFF/LOCK or ACC position). Otherwise, ... cause serious damage to the drivetrain which is not covered by the DaimlerChrysler Limited Warranty. 5 2. Rotate the steering wheel to the...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    148 STARTING AND OPERATING If the BAS/ESP malfunction indicator light is still illuminated, the vehicle should be serviced at an authorized dealer. ESP Control switch The ESP control switch is located in the center console. When the ESP is switched off, the warning light in the instrument cluster ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... half of the switch (the ESP warning light goes out). Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) The ABS gives increased vehicle stability and brake performance...pumps" the brakes during severe braking conditions to prevent wheel lock-up. The system operates to prevent wheel lock-up and help...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    150 STARTING AND OPERATING The anti-lock brake system conducts a low-speed self-test at about 12 mph (...pedal movement. The movement can be more apparent on ice and snow. The anti-lock brake system pump motor makes a low humming noise during operation, which is normal. The ABS malfunction indicator...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    STARTING AND OPERATING 151 When the ABS malfunction indicator light in the instrument cluster comes on.... If the malfunction indicator light stays illuminated, have the system checked at your authorized ..., including those resulting from excessive speed in turns, following another vehicle too closely, ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    152 STARTING AND OPERATING WARNING! To use your brakes and accelerator more safely, ...a long break-in period, but avoid repeated hard brake applications from high speeds during initial ... grades. POWER STEERING The power-assisted steering system of your vehicle provides mechanical steering capability ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    STARTING AND OPERATING 153 TIRES Please take the time to read the tire warranty booklet in your Owner's Manual package. It contains valuable information on ... results in tire failure. • Unequal tire pressures can cause steering problems. You could lose control of your ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... life resulting in a need for earlier tire replacement. Underinflation also increases tire rolling resistance and results in higher fuel consumption. 3. Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability Proper tire inflation contributes to a comfortable ride. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... pressures vary with temperature changes. Tire pressures change by approximately 1 psi (7 kPa) per ...F (7°C) of air temperature change. Keep this in mind when checking tire pressure inside a garage ... limits or conditions are such that the vehicle can be driven at high speeds, maintaining correct tire...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    156 STARTING AND OPERATING WARNING! High speed driving with your vehicle under maximum load is dangerous. The ... above 35 mph (55 km/h). See the paragraph on Freeing A Stuck Vehicle in Section 6 of this manual. WARNING! WARNING! Fast spinning tires can be dangerous. Forces generated by excessive ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    STARTING AND OPERATING 157 Tire Pressure Monitor System The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPM) monitors the pressure in all tires. The ... sensors may result. The standard TIREFIT system (see Tirefit Tire Repair and Jacking Instructions in the What To Do In Emergencies section)...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... The RUD-matic DISC is the only tire chain system approved for use on the Chrysler Crossfire. Chains should only be used on the rear wheels and only with ... wheels. Follow the manufacturer's mounting instructions. Tire chains should only be driven on snow-covered roads at speeds ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... in dry and wet weather conditions. However, these tires have reduced traction capability in snow and ice. When driving your Crossfire in these conditions with these tires, you must take special care to maintain control and avoid accidents. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...tires to help you in determining when your tires should be replaced. Many states have laws ...Loading Information placard for the size designation of your tire. The service description and load identification .... Failure to use equivalent replacement tires may adversely affect the safety, handling, and ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...and All-Season Performance (W speed rating) tires Front 225/40 ZR18 ...32 ...Performance (W speed rating) tires above 100 mph (161 km/h) Front 225/40 ...ZR19...36 psi (248 kPa) Winter tires Front 225/40 VR18 M+S ...33 .... Some combinations of unapproved tires and wheels may change suspension dimensions and ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    162 STARTING AND OPERATING CAUTION! Replacing original tires with tires of a different size may result in false .... Check with your authorized dealer before replacing tires with a different size. Tire Rotation Recommendations Tires on the front and rear axles of vehicles operate at different loads ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    STARTING AND OPERATING 163 Alignment And Balance The suspension components of your vehicle should be inspected and aligned when needed to obtain full tire tread mileage. Poor suspension alignment may ... vehicle vibration. Vehicle vibration may be a result of tire and wheel out-of-balance. Proper ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... all emissions regulations and provide satisfactory fuel economy and optimum performance when using high... higher premium fuel to minimize the potential for engine damage. Light spark knock at low engine ... gasolines will provide excellent performance and durability of engine and fuel system components....
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...NOT use gasolines containing Methanol. Use of these blends may result in starting and drivability problems and may damage critical fuel system components. Problems that result from using methanol/gasoline blends are not the responsibility of ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...to determine if the problem is fuel-related prior to returning your vehicle to an authorized dealer for service. CAUTION... section of this manual. ADDING FUEL Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap) The gas cap is located under ... completely open. If the central locking system does not release the fuel filler door, ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    STARTING AND OPERATING 167 CAUTION! Damage to the fuel system or emission control system could... could let impurities into the fuel system. The CHECK ENGINE light will come on if the gas cap... key in the ignition switch turned to the ON/ RUN position, the fuel reserve warning light comes on. It should ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... the gas cap is removed or the tank is filled. • Never add fuel to the vehicle when the engine is running. • A fire may result if gasoline is pumped into a ... to the driver door pillar. Vehicle Loading Capacities Front Seat Occupants ...2 Cargo Capacity (with two persons) ...115 ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...such as wood panels or surfboards, should be carefully secured to both the front and rear of the vehicle. • Travel at reduced speeds and turn corners carefully when ... when carrying cargo on your roof rack. 5 TRAILER TOWING Trailer towing with your Crossfire is not recommended.
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  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... ...172 TIREFIT Tire Repair And Jacking ...174 ▫ TIREFIT ...174 ▫ Preparations For Jacking ...177 ▫ Jack Location And Instructions ...178 Jump-Starting The Battery ...181 Driving On Slippery Surfaces ...183 ▫ Traction ...184 Freeing A Stuck ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... stop-and-go city traffic, the coolant temperature may rise close to the red ... serious damage which is not covered by the DaimlerChrysler Limited Warranty. In any of the following situations,... for service, the flasher system will continue to operate with the ignition key removed and the vehicle locked...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... condition. If your air conditioner is on, turn it off. The air conditioning system adds heat to the cooling system and ...! A hot cooling system is dangerous. You or others could be badly burned by steam or boiling coolant. If your temperature gauge pointer is in the red area, turn off the engine ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... objects (e.g., screws or nails) should not be removed from the tire. TIREFIT can be used in outside temperatures down to approximately -4°F (-20°C). 1. TIREFIT sealant bottle 2. Air pump flap 3. Recess in air pump 4. Power plug and cable 5. Air pump hose with pressure gauge 6. Hose connection ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... gear) and turn off the engine. 3. Remove the TIREFIT kit and electric air pump ... hose (5) along with the pressure gauge out of the air pump housing. 6. Screw the air hose (5) onto ... into the recess (3) on the air pump. 8. Unscrew the valve cap from the valve on the deflated tire. 9. Screw the filler ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...panel. 11. Turn the ignition key to the ON/RUN position. 12. Press the switch on the air pump ...inflate to this level, press the air pump switch to 0, disconnect the TIREFIT system from the tire, and drive ...obtained, press the air pump switch to 0, turn the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK position, and...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... TO DO IN EMERGENCIES 177 NOTE: Do not operate the electric air pump for more than eight minutes to avoid overheating. The air pump may be used again once it has cooled down. NOTE: Replace the TIREFIT sealant bottle once every four years to assure optimum operation ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...transmission selector lever into PARK (manual transmission to FIRST or REVERSE gear). • Turn off the engine. •... exclusively for jacking up the vehicle at the specified jack location points built beneath either side of the vehicle. Jack Location and Instructions 1. Remove the jack and jack handle...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES 179 2. The lifting points for the jack are located beneath the outer edge of the body side, directly behind the front wheel housings, and in front of the rear wheel housings. 6
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    180 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES NOTE: Do not raise the vehicle until you are sure the jack is securely engaged, as shown. 4. Replace the tire. 5. Lower the vehicle by cranking the handle counterclockwise, then remove the jack assembly. NOTE: ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...jack parts and tools in the places provided. JUMP-STARTING THE BATTERY CAUTION! Do not try to ... tow your vehicle to get it started. Your vehicle cannot be started this way. Pushing with another vehicle ... cooling fan whenever the hood is raised. It can start any time the ignition switch is on. You can...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... that might make an inadvertent electrical contact. 2. When boost is provided by a battery in another vehicle, park that vehicle within booster cable reach but without letting the vehicles touch. Set the parking brake, place the transmission in Neutral and turn the ignition OFF for both vehicles.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES 183 3. Turn off the heater, radio and all unnecessary electrical loads. 6. Start the engine in ... booster battery, let the engine idle a few minutes, then start the engine in the vehicle with the discharged battery. 7. When removing the jumper cables, ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    .... 5. Maintain enough distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front to avoid a collision in a sudden stop. FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE In ... moved by a rocking motion. Turn your steering wheel right and left to clear the area around the front wheels. Then shift back and forth between Reverse and ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...If the vehicle is towed with the front wheels raised, the engine must be shut off (key in the ignition switch turned to the OFF/LOCK ...the key in the ignition switch turned to the ON/RUN position, the vehicle doors lock if the left front wheel and the right rear wheel are turning at vehicle speeds of ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... another vehicle as damage to the bumper fascia and transmission may result. Towing Eyes The vehicle is equipped with front and rear towing ... eye is located on the right side of the vehicle below the rear fascia. The front hook is located behind the lower grille in the fascia. For access, a snap-in ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...6 Insert the tool (or similar sized screwdriver) into the slot in the grille as shown (the tool must be inserted far enough to engage the clip on the left side of the grille). Push the tool to the left to disengage the clip and detach the grille. The front towing eye is now accessible.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... auto train. To do so, turn the key in the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK or ACC positions, ... switch. The indicator light will illuminate briefly. Then, exit the vehicle and lock with a key or the remote ... switched off until the vehicle is locked again with a key or the remote control, at which time ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    .... NOTE: The multifunction tool from the glovebox is required for this job. 6 CAUTION! Manually closing the convertible top is a complicated and technically demanding procedure. Closing the convertible top manually should be performed with great care by two people. Close the...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... hydraulic system pressure will be relieved. 1. Lower the windows and open the doors. 2. Turn the ignition key off.... raising the convertible top manually to prevent the possibility of contact between the decklid and the tonneau cover. WARNING! Do not place your hands near the convertible top frame,...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... placing the tool on the bolt between the backrest and the tonneau cover. Turn the wrench in the direction of the arrow to its stop and remove the tool. 5. Pull up hard on the ...it may fall back into the convertible top storage compartment. 4. Open the tonneau cover and secure it in ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... rear window section of the convertible top in its vertical position. 9. Close the tonneau cover by placing hands near ... edges (arrows) and slowly lowering it. The tonneau cover must lock in the first notch of the compartment cover catch. WARNING! Do not place your hands in the convertible top frame...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... of the arrow to its stop and remove the tool. 11. Lower the rear window section of the convertible top down and lock into the tonneau cover. 6 12. Press latch handle release button and fold down the locking latch handle.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... 13. Turn the latch handle just past one quarter turn clockwise and pull the convertible top frame carefully down until it meets the ... checked at your authorized DaimlerChrysler Dealer as soon as possible. 14. Turn the latch handle counterclockwise to the stop in order to lock the convertible top.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...Inspection And Maintenance Programs ...199 Replacement Parts ...200 Dealer Service ...200 Maintenance Procedures ...201 ▫ Engine Oil ...201 ▫ Ignition Wiring System ...207...▫ Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement ...212 ▫ Windshield Washer Reservoir ...212 ▫ Exhaust System ...213 ▫ ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... Fuse Block Fuses ...228 ▫ Relay Control Module Fuses ...232 ▫ Interior Fuses ...233 Replacement Bulbs ...235 ▫ Interior Light Bulbs ...235 ▫ Exterior Light Bulbs ...235 Exterior Light Bulb Service ...235 ▫ Headlights ...235 ▫ Front Turn Signal And Parking/Standing ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 197 3.2L ENGINE 7
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...To meet new government regulations and promote cleaner air, your Crossfire is equipped with a sophisticated onboard diagnostic system called OBD... could cause further damage to the emission control system. It could also affect fuel economy and drivability. The vehicle must be serviced before any state...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... being fully illuminated until you turn off the ignition key or start the engine. This means that your vehicle's OBD system is not ready and ... all and will remain fully illuminated until you turn off the ignition key or start the engine. This means that your vehicle's OBD system is ready and you ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...If your vehicle was recently serviced or had a battery failure or replacement, you may need... repairs will not be covered by the warranty offered by DaimlerChrysler Corporation. DEALER SERVICE Your dealer... include detailed service information for your Crossfire. Refer to these manuals before attempting...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... working on or around a motor vehicle. Do only that service work for which you have the knowledge ... PROCEDURES The pages that follow contain the maintenance service recommended by the engineers who designed your vehicle. ...oil level at regular intervals, such as every fuel stop. You can check the oil ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...after a fully warmed engine is shut off, or before starting the engine after it has sat overnight. Checking ... of oil when the reading is at the MIN mark will result in a MAX reading on this engine. Change Engine Oil The oil change interval for your Crossfire is initially set at 7,000 miles (Canada: ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    .... NOTE: Also see the FSS system details in the Understanding Your Instrument Panel section of this manual. Very light duty driving cycles (..., above 90°F (32°C) • Taxi, Police, or delivery service (commercial service) Observe the oil change interval indicated by your FSS system. This system will ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...-40. The FSS may not alert for an oil change at the proper interval if an unapproved engine ... indiscriminately discarded, can present a problem to the environment. Contact your dealer, service station, or governmental ...engine oil filter should be replaced at every engine oil change. Engine Oil Filter ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...serious personal injury. Engine Fuel Filter A plugged fuel filter can cause hard starting or limit the speed at which a vehicle can be driven. Should an excessive amount of dirt accumulate in the fuel tank, frequent filter replacement may be necessary. See your authorized dealer for ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Catalytic Converter The catalytic converter requires the use of unleaded fuel only. Leaded gasoline will destroy the effectiveness of the catalyst as an emission control ... and the vehicle. WARNING! A hot exhaust system can start a fire if you park over ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...System The ignition cables should be kept clean and properly connected. Terminals should be fully seated. Cracked, damaged, or faulty cables should be replaced. Crankcase Emission Control System Proper operation of this system depends on freedom...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    .... Don't allow cable clamps to touch each other. CAUTION! It is essential when replacing the cables on the battery that the positive cable is attached to the positive post and ... as battery damage can result. Air Conditioner Check the air conditioning system at the start of the warm weather season.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... seems lower than expected, check the front of the A/C condenser for an accumulation of dirt or insects. Clean ... and through the condenser as required. Fabric front fascia protectors may reduce air ... No power steering fluid service is required. The system is filled at the factory with Pentosin CHF 11S...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...dirt can fall into the reservoir. The power steering pump has a dipstick. Fluid level should be ...any spilled fluid from all surfaces. Chassis Lubrication Front Suspension Ball Joints There are two front suspension lower ball joints that are permanently lubricated. Inspect these ball joints whenever ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... YOUR VEHICLE 211 Body Lubrication Locks and all body pivot points, including such items as seat tracks, doors, and rear liftgate / decklid hinges, ... into the lock cylinder (avoid excess lubricant). Insert the key into the lock cylinder and rotate from the unlocked to the locked ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...Windshield Washer Reservoir The washer fluid reservoir is located in the engine compartment and should be checked ...rated not to freeze at -25°F (-31°C). Operate the system for a few seconds to flush out the residual .... 4. Install the new blade assembly onto the wiper arm tip until it locks in place...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... seep into the passenger compartment. In addition, inspect the exhaust system each time the vehicle is raised for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required. WARNING! Commercially available windshield washer solvents are flammable. They could ignite...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... the ignition key is in the ON position. • You or others can be badly burned by hot coolant or steam... try to open a cooling system pressure cap when the radiator is hot. Coolant Checks Check..., flushed and refilled with fresh coolant. Check the front of the radiator and condenser for an accumulation...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... as Valvoline GO5, or an equivalent extended life coolant. Refer to the recommended Fluids, Lubricants and ... of corrosion protection in the engine cooling system. NOTE: Mixing coolant types other than... products will decrease the life of the engine coolant and will require more frequent coolant changes...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...operated. Cooling System Pressure Cap The cap must be fully tightened to prevent loss of coolant,...Do not overfill the coolant bottle. • Check coolant freeze point in the system. WARNING! The warning ... near the cooling system reservoir cap are a safety precaution. Never add coolant when the engine...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... replacement is ever necessary, install ONLY the correct type thermostat. Other designs may result in unsatisfactory coolant performance, poor fuel economy, and increased emissions. Hoses And Vacuum/Vapor Harnesses Inspect surfaces of hoses and nylon ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...braking capacity in an emergency. Brake and Power Steering System Hoses When servicing the vehicle for scheduled maintenance, inspect surface of hoses and ... hoses should be done whenever the brake system is serviced and at every engine oil change. WARNING! Worn brake hoses can burst and cause brake ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...in the master cylinder should be checked when performing under hood services, or immediately if the brake system warning light is on. Be sure to clean the top of ...wear. Brake fluid level should be checked when pads are replaced. However, low fluid level may be caused by a leak...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...Automatic Transmission The fluid in the automatic transmission should be changed at 80,000 miles (129,000 ... in more frequent fluid and filter changes. Refer to the Recommended Fluids, Lubricants and ... transmission fluid level checks and changes are not required. For this reason the dipstick is omitted...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...manual for Maintenance Schedules. Manual Transmission Selection of Lubricant No fluid service is required. Use ... fluid, make certain that the dipstick cap is seated properly. Add fluid, if necessary, to maintain the proper level. Frequency of Fluid Change Under normal operation conditions, the fluid ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... Paint from Corrosion Vehicle body protection requirements vary according to geographic locations and usage. Chemicals that make roads passable in snow and ice,...your vehicle regularly. Always wash your vehicle in the shade using a mild car wash soap, and rinse the panels completely with clear water. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... as soon as possible. Your dealer has touch-up paint to match the color of your vehicle. • If your vehicle is damaged due to an accident ...-acidic cleaner. Do not use scouring pads or metal polishes. Avoid automatic car washes that use acidic solutions or harsh brushes that may damage the wheels'...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    .... Mopar Vinyl Cleaner is specifically recommended for vinyl trim. Leather Seat Care and Cleaning Leather ...of dirt can act as an abrasive and damage the leather surface and should be removed immediately with .... Care should be taken to avoid soaking your leather upholstery with any liquid. Please do not...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... if used in closed areas they may cause respiratory harm. Cleaning Headlights Your vehicle has plastic headlights that are lighter and less susceptible to stone breakage than glass headlights. Plastic is not as scratch resistant as glass and therefore different lens cleaning procedures must be ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses The lenses in front of the instruments in the vehicle are molded in clear plastic. When... clean damp rag. • Dry with a soft tissue. Seat Belt Maintenance Do not bleach, ... ice from the soft top. NOTE: Place a suitable cover over the top if your are going to...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... can damage the top material. If you must use an automatic car wash, soft cloth systems are preferred. CAUTION! Do not use any of the following to clean ... are sufficient if the top is only lightly soiled: Dry Cleaning Brush the dry top with a soft-bristled brush from front to rear of the vehicle. 7
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... Accessory Fuse Block Fuses The underhood accesseory fuse block fuses are located under the hood on the driver's side, between the brake master ... the fusebox. Then lift the lid up by the tabs. The lid will then slide off the top of the fuse box. To replace the lid, place the two hinge-like tabs at ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 229 CAUTION! When replacing a blown fuse, it is important to use only a fuse having the correct amperage ... indicated may result in a dangerous electrical system overload. If a properly rated fuse continues to blow, it shows a problem in the circuit that must be corrected. 7
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Underhood Accessory Fuse Block Fuses Cavity 1 2 3 Fuse 5 Amp Beige 5 Amp Beige ... Garage Door Opening Signal, TPM and Seat Heater Occupant Restraint Controller Passenger Airbag ... Roof Hydraulic Unit (Roadster) Electronic Transmission Control (Park/Reversing Lock) and BCM Radio...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... 31 24 25 26 30 30 Fuse 40 Amp Orange 10 Amp Red... Amp Blue Circuits Power Window, Front Spoiler Motor Seat Adjustment Right Side Seat... Booster (Amplifier) Seat Heater Pneumatic Control Unit, Rear Window Defroster Central Locking Spare (Coupe) Radio (Roadster) Cigar Lighter, Glove Compartment Light ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...YOUR VEHICLE Cavity 32 33 34 34 35 Fuse 15 Amp Blue 5 Amp Beige 30 Amp Green 15 Amp Blue Circuits Wiper, Washer Pump, Headlight Flasher Residual Engine Heat Utilization Spare ...30 Amp Green 5 Amp Beige 5 Amp Beige The relay control module fuses are located in the Control Module Box next to the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 233 Cavity 5 6 Fuse 15 Amp Blue 15 Amp Blue Circuits Fuel Pump Horn Interior Fuses Relay Control Module Fuses Cavity 1 2 3 4 Fuse 15 Amp Blue 15 Amp Blue 15 Amp Blue 40 Amp Orange Circuits Traction System Engine Control 2 Engine Control 1 Air Pump 7
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    234 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE The fuse access door is located on the end of the instrument panel on the driver's side behind the trim panel cover. Use a coin or flat blade screwdriver to open and close this access door. Cavity 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...for servicing requirements. Exterior Light Bulbs Bulb Bulb No. Headlight - High and Low Beam ...12V55W H7U Front Turn Signal ...Y21W Front ... electrical short circuit, switch off light prior to replacing a bulb. 1. Push the tab down at the top end of the cover and remove. 2. Disconnect the electrical ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... clamps holding the bulb in place, and pull out the bulb. Replace the bulb and reverse the removal procedure exactly. Front Turn Signal and ... the socket, turn counterclockwise and remove. • Replace the bulb, push in and twist clockwise. Reinstall the socket, and turn clockwise. ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 237 4. Realign the two tabs and push the light in until it engages into the lock. 3. Replace the light and return to open socket, turn ... / decklid and remove the access door in the trim panel. 2. Twist the bulb socket counterclockwise and pull out.
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...Light 1. Remove the two lens assembly mounting screws. 2. Pull the bulb out of the socket. 3. Replace the bulb and reattach the lens assembly. 4. Align and resecure the two ... of all lights after service operations have been performed to validate an effective repair. Headlight Aiming The ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...recommend that you follow these guidelines before storing your Crossfire for extended periods. • Fill the gas tank. This will prevent...on storing your vehicle more than two months, add an anti-oxidant fuel stabilizer to the gas tank. • Change the oil to remove any corrosive combustionrelated acids...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... to the optimum pressure. • Cut blocks of plywood about the same size of the tires. Cover each block with indoor/outdoor carpeting and place ... tires and put the vehicle up on blocks. Stack the tires on plywood and cover with a tarp to prevent flat spotting. • Move the wiper blades away from the ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...seconds 14.9 seconds at 96 mph (154 km/h) 4.459 2.614 1.723 1.245 1.000 0.838 4.062 3.95 2.423 1.486 1.00 0.833 3.147/1.93 Gear Ratios - 6-Speed Manual Transmission First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Reverse First Second Third Fourth Fifth Reverse 7 Gear Ratios - 5-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... Overall Length Maximum Width Maximum Width With Mirrors Overall Height Coupe: Roadster: Front Track Rear Track Wheelbase Front Overhang Rear Overhang 159.8 ... (2400 mm) (822 mm) (836 mm) Front Ground Clearance Rear Ground Clearance Turning Radius Weight Coupe: Roadster: Maximum Vehicle Load Luggage ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 243 FLUID CAPACITIES Fuel (Approximate) Fuel Tank Reserve Engine Oil (with filter) 3.2 L Engine Cooling System * 3.2 L Engine Manual Transmission Automatic Transmission Rear Axle Power Steering Reservoir Brake Reservoir ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... 325.0, such as Valvoline GO5, or an equivalent extended life coolant. Only use synthetic engine oils, approved to ...SAE 0W-40. The FSS may not alert for an oil change at the proper interval if an unapproved engine oil is ... Unleaded 91 Octane Engine Oil Filter Spark Plugs Spark Plug Gap Fuel Selection
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...20 engine oil, meeting API SL or GF-3, may be substituted. No fluid service required. Filled at the factory with Pentosin CHF 11S. Steering noise and ... is used. Refer to label on driver's door frame. Clutch Fluid Manual Transmission Fluid Power Steering Reservoir 7 Rear Axle Fluid Tire Pressure
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...Spray White Lube Latches: Liftgate/Decklid Hood/Safety Catch Door Seat Regulator and Track Window System Components Lock Cylinders Spoiler Mopar Mopar Mopar Mopar Mopar Mopar Mopar ... Lube NLGI Grade 2 EP, GC-LB Spray White Lube Lock Cylinder Lube Spray White Lube
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...S ▫ Additional Periodic Maintenance ...255 C Special Maintenance Requirements ...256 E L H D ▫ Coolant ...256 U ▫ Dust Filter For Heating/Ventilation E Replacement ...256 S Engine Oil Change And Filter Replacement ...256 8
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... H E D U L E S 248 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES INTRODUCTION This is intended as a guide to the service requirements of your vehicle. It contains all necessary instructions concerning service intervals and operations which have to be carried out. Scope and ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... please note that engines have to be serviced and adjusted in accordance with special instructions and using ... control system. These, and all other maintenance services included in this manual, should ... frequent maintenance may be needed for your Crossfire in severe operating conditions such as dusty ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... beyond the items listed in the following charts to assure the optimum performance of your Crossfire. SCOPE OF WORK FOR "A" SCHEDULE MAINTENANCE SERVICE Oil Change • Change oil and replace filter Maintenance • Lubricate hood hinges, latch, and...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... OF WORK FOR "B" SCHEDULE MAINTENANCE SERVICE Oil Change • Change oil and replace filter Maintenance • Rotate tires • Replace dust ... indicator lamps • Headlamps and exterior lighting • Windshield wipers and washer system • Check seat belts for damage and ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... • Windshield washer system FSS SYSTEM The Flexible Service System (FSS) permits a flexible... for details on how to use the FSS. The oil change interval for your Crossfire is initially set at 7,000... of the following apply to your driving, the oil change interval can be reduced significantly: − Day...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...interval between services is determined by the type of vehicle operation. Driving at extreme speeds, and cold starts combined with short distance driving in which the... temperature, reduce the interval between services. FSS, the scheduled services as posted in this manual must be followed to...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...• Inspect wiper blade condition. • Check operation of lighting systems. • Inspect tires for unusual wear, damage, and pressure (at least every 14 days). ... items may result in damage to the vehicle. At Each Stop for Fuel • Check the engine oil level about 5 minutes after a...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...miles (96,000 km) or 4 years: • Replace fuel filter. • Replace air cleaner filter ...recommended automatic transmission fluid. After this change it is filled for life. The manual transmission comes filled ... GO5, or an equivalent ex- L tended life coolant. E S • Replace spark plugs. WARNING! You ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...(once a year in countries with high prevailing temperatures). Have the coolant replaced every five years or 100,000 miles ...if operating conditions are dusty, these filters should be replaced more frequently. A cover in the HVAC unit that can be reached from the passenger foot well provides access to ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CONTENTS Suggestions For Obtaining Service For Your Vehicle ...258 ▫ Prepare For The Appointment ... ...262 ▫ In Canada ...262 Publication Order Forms ...263 Tire Safety Information ...264... ...264 ▫ Tire Identification Number (TIN) ...266 ▫ Tire Loading And Tire Pressure...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    .... Take your warranty folder. All work to be performed may not be covered by the warranty; discuss additional charges with the service manager. Keep a maintenance log ... history. This can often provide a valuable clue to the current problem. Prepare A List Make a written list of your ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... why you should always talk to your dealer's service manager first. Most matters can be ... and mileage DaimlerChrysler Motors Corporation Customer Center P.O. Box 21-8004 Auburn Hills, MI 48321-...) 992-1997 DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center P.O. Box 1621 Windsor, Ontario N9A 4H6 Phone: ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...vehicle limited warranty expires. The DaimlerChrysler Corporation stands behind only the DaimlerChrysler Corporation's Service ...and you require service after your DaimlerChrysler Corporation's new vehicle limited warranty... investment when you purchased your new Crossfire. Your dealer has also made...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE 261 WARRANTY INFORMATION See your DaimlerChrysler Corporation Warranty Information Booklet for more information on warranty coverage and transfer of warranty. 9
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, and ... safety defect, you should contact the Customer Service Department immediately. Canadian customers who wish ... Canadian government should write to Transport Canada, P.O. Box 8880, Ottawa Postal Station, Ottawa,...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...Service Manuals. These comprehensive service manuals provide the information that students and professional technicians need in diagnosing/troubleshooting, problem solving, maintaining, servicing and repairing DaimlerChrysler Corporation vehicles. A complete...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... have the tire size molded into the sidewall beginning with the section width. The letter P is absent from this tire size designation. Example: 215/65R15 96H. NOTE: LT(Light Truck)-Metric tire sizing is based on U.S. design standards. The size designation for LT-...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... design standards ...blank...= Passenger car tire based on European design standards LT = Light Truck tire based on U.S. design standards T = Temporary Spare tire... Construction Code - R means Radial Construction. - D means Diagonal or Bias Construction. 15 = Rim Diameter in Inches (in)...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... operating conditions. i.e. tire pressure, vehicle loading, road conditions and posted speed limits.) Load Identification: ...blank...= Absence of any text on sidewall of the tire indicates a ... white sidewalls will have the full TIN including date code located on the white sidewall side of ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... highway use. MA = Code representing the tire manufacturing location. (2 digits) L9 = Code representing the... required to have 1 number to represent the year in which the tire was manufactured. Example: 031 could represent ...Tire Loading and Tire Pressure Tire Placard Location NOTE: Some vehicles have a...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...condition, gross axle weight ratings (GAWR's) for the front and rear axles must not ...Vehicle Loading section of this manual. To determine the maximum loading conditions of your vehicle, locate the statement... designed for your vehicle 4. the cold tire inflation pressures for the front, rear and spare...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... ASSISTANCE 269 Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit 1. Locate the statement "The combined weight of occupants ... and towing capacities of your vehicle with varying seating configurations and number and size ... purposes only and may not be accurate for the seating and load carry capacity of your ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    270 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE 271 WARNING! Overloading of your tire is dangerous. Overloading can cause tire failure, affect vehicle handling, and increase your stopping distance. Use tires of the recommended load capacity for your vehicle-never overload them. 9
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  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    274 INDEX ABS (Anti-Lock Brake) System ...103 Adding Engine Coolant (Antifreeze) ...215 Adding Fuel ...166 Aiming Headlights ...238 Air Cleaner, Engine ...205 Air Conditioning ...121,208 Air Conditioning Filter ...256 Air Conditioning Refrigerant ......
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ......112,116 Chains, Tire ...158 Changing A Flat Tire ...174 Charging System Light ...104 Checks, ... Clean Air Gasoline ...164 Cleaning Glass ...225 Headlights ...225 Climate Control ...121 Coin Holder ...Top Maintenance ...226 Convertible Top Manual Override ...189 Coolant ...215,256 Cooling System ...214...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... System ...213 Exterior Lights ...235 Filters Air Cleaner ...205 Air Conditioning ...256 Engine Fuel ...205 Engine Oil ...204 Fluid Capacities ...241,243 ... Four-Way Hazard Flasher ...172 Freeing A Stuck Vehicle ...184 Fuel ...164 Adding ...166 Additives ...166 Filler Cap ...166...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... Compartment ...65 Hazard Warning Flasher ...172 Headlights Aiming ...238 Cleaning ...225 Dimmer Switch ... Controls ...98 Instrument Panel Cover ...225 Instrument Panel Lens Cleaning ...226 Interior ... Introduction ...4 Jack Location ...178 Jack Operation ...174 Jump Starting ...181 Key-In Reminder ......
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... Hazard Warning Flasher ...172 Headlights ...73 Instrument Cluster ...72 Interior ...71,235 License ...238 Lights On Reminder ...73 ...Maintenance Schedules ...249 Malfunction Indicator Light ...110,199 Manual Override, Convertible Top ...189 Manual, Service ...263 Manual Transmission ...133,221 Fluid ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ...Oil Filter, Selection ...Onboard Diagnostic System Overheating, Engine ...Owner's Manual ... ...201 ...202 ...201 ...... Refrigerant ...209 Remote Keyless Entry ...14 Replacement Tires ...160 Reporting Safety Defects ...... Steering, Checking ...209 Windows ...20 Pregnant Women and Seat Belts ...27 10
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... And Pregnant Women ...27 Extender ...27 Inspection ...47 Maintenance ...226 Operating Instructions ...24 Reminder ...104 Seats ...68 Cleaning ...224 Service Assistance ...258 Service Contract ...260 Service Manuals ...263 Shift Speeds ...133,...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... Pressure Label ...154 Pressure Monitor System ...80,157 Quality Grading ...264 Replacement ...160 Rotation ...162 Safety ...47 Sizes ...264 Snow Tires ...159 Tread ... ...160 Trunk Release, Emergency ...19 Turn Signals ...75 Umbrella Hook ...96 Uniform Tire Quality Grades ...264 ...
  • 2005 Chrysler Crossfire | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    282 INDEX Windshield Defroster ...47 Windshield Washers ...77 Windshield Wiper Blades ...211 Windshield Wipers ...77 Wiper Blade Replacement ...212 Wiring, Ignition ...207
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