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2007 Dodge Charger Owner's Manual

2007 Dodge Charger Manual

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  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    SECTION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE INTRODUCTION ...3 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE ...9 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ...63 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL ...123 STARTING AND OPERATING ...191 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES ...271 MAINTAINING YOUR ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 2
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    INTRODUCTION CONTENTS Introduction ...4 How To Use This Manual ...4 Warnings And Cautions ...6 Vehicle Identification Number ...6 Vehicle Modifications / Alterations ...7 1
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    4 INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION This manual has been prepared with the assistance of service and engineering specialists to acquaint you with ... are urged to read these publications carefully. Following the instructions and recommendations in this manual will help assure safe and enjoyable operation of ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    INTRODUCTION 5 1
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS This manual contains WARNINGS against operating procedures, which could result ... this entire manual, you may miss important information. Observe all Warnings and ... through the windshield. This number also appears on the Automobile Information Disclosure Label affixed to a window ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    INTRODUCTION 7 VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS / ALTERATIONS 1 WARNING! Any modifications or alterations to this vehicle could seriously affect its roadworthiness and safety and may lead to an accident resulting in serious injury or death.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 8
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... Key Programming ...14 ▫ General Information ...15 Security Alarm System - If Equipped ...15 ▫ Rearming Of ...16 Illuminated Entry System ...17 Remote Keyless Entry ...17 ▫ To Unlock The Doors ...18 ▫ To Lock The Doors ...20 ▫ To Unlatch The Trunk ...20 ▫ Using The Panic Alarm ...20 ▫ ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... ...26 Windows ...28 ▫ Power Windows ...28 ▫ Wind Buffeting ...31 Trunk Lock And Release ...32 Trunk Safety Warning ...32 ▫ Trunk Emergency ... ▫ Seat Belt Pretensioners ...39 ▫ Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder System (BeltAlert) ...39 ▫ Automatic Locking Mode - If Equipped ......
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS You can insert the double-sided keys into the locks with either side up. Ignition Key Removal The shift lever must be in PARK. Turn the key to the LOCK position, and then remove the key. 2 Vehicle Key Ignition Key ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), the power window switches, radio, power sunroof (if ... (EVIC)" in Section 4 of this manual. CAUTION! An unlocked car is an invitation to thieves. Always remove key ... the keys in the ignition. A child could operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... Key Immobilizer System is not compatible with remote starting systems. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and loss of security protection. • Exxon/Mobil Speed Pass,™ additional Sentry Keys, or any other transponder-...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...one, which has never been programmed. NOTE: When having the Sentry Key Immobilizer System serviced, bring all vehicle keys with you to the dealer. ...will sound and the Vehicle Security Alarm Indicator Light will begin to flash. Turn the ignition switch OFF and remove the second key. 4. Insert a blank...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... the ignition switch for unauthorized operation. If something triggers the alarm, the system will prevent the vehicle from starting and provide the following... then the system will rearm itself. To Arm the System: Remove the key from the ignition switch and either press a power door lock switch while ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ..., the interior power door lock switches will not unlock the doors. The Vehicle Security Alarm system is designed to protect your vehicle; however, you ...door, the alarm will sound. If this occurs, disarm the system. If the alarm system is armed and the battery becomes disconnected ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... (extreme downward position), unless the overhead map/reading lights are turned on manually. REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY This system allows you to lock or unlock the doors, open the trunk, or activate the panic alarm from distances up to about 23 feet ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...to unlock all doors. The turn signal lights will flash to acknowledge the unlock signal. The illuminated entry system will also turn on. Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All... hold the UNLOCK button while still holding the LOCK button. 2. Release both buttons at the same time. 3. Test ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... YOUR VEHICLE 19 Flash Lights with Remote Key Lock This feature will cause the turn ... lights to flash when the doors are locked or unlocked with the transmitter. This feature can be turned on or off. To change ... Center (EVIC), refer to "Flash Lights with Remote Key Lock," under Personal Settings ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... lock the doors: Press and release the LOCK button on the transmitter to lock all doors. The turn signal lights will flash and the ...transmitter for at least one second and release. When the panic alarm is on, the headlights and park lights will flash, the horn will pulse on and off, and the interior ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... pressing the PANIC button a second time or drive the vehicle at a speed of 15 mph (24 km/h) or greater. NOTE: • The interior lights will turn off if you ... to turn off the panic alarm due to the radio frequency noises emitted by the system. Programming Additional Transmitters Refer to...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 3. Remove and replace the battery. Avoid touching the new battery with your fingers. Skin oils may cause battery deterioration. If ...interference that may cause undesired operation. NOTE: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...as well as when you park and leave the vehicle. • When leaving the vehicle always remove the key from the ignition lock, and lock your ... Don't leave the keys in the ignition. A child could operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle. 2 Door Lock Plunger If the door lock plunger ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... power door locks if all of the following conditions are met: 1. The Automatic Door Locks feature is enabled. 2. The transmission is in gear. 3. All doors are closed. 4. The throttle is pressed. 5. The vehicle speed is above 15 mph (24 km/h). Power Door ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    .... 2. Cycle the ignition switch between LOCK and ON and then back to LOCK 4 times ending up in ... Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature is enabled. 2. The transmission was in gear and the vehicle speed returned to 0 mph (0 km/h). 3. The transmission is in NEUTRAL or PARK. 4. The driver door is opened....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...Unlock Doors On Exit feature in accordance with local laws. Child Protection Door Lock To provide a safer environment for small children riding in the rear seats, the rear doors are equipped with a child protection door lock system.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...alike into the child lock control and pull it upward. NOTE: When the child lock system is engaged, the.... Child Lock Control 3. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 on the opposite rear door. • For emergency exit with the system engaged, move the door lock switch to the UNLOCK position, roll down the window and ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...tip of the vehicle's ignition key or alike into the child lock control and pull it downward. WINDOWS Power Windows The window controls on the driver's door control all the door windows. Child Lock Control Power Window Switches 3. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 on the opposite rear door. NOTE: After ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... switch, and some model passenger door power window switches have an auto down feature. Press the window switch to the second detent, release, and the window ...first detent and release it when you want the window to stop. To stop the window from going all the way down during the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...the window switch to the first detent and release it when you want the window to stop. For vehicles not equipped ... direction and then stop. Remove the obstacle and use the window switch again to close the ...the first detent and hold to close window manually. WARNING! There is no anti-pinch protection ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... The window lockout switch on the driver's door allows you to disable the window controls on the passenger doors. When the switch is pressed, the window controls on the passenger doors will not illuminate and the passenger windows will be disabled. Reset Any time the vehicle...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... the vehicle by pressing the Trunk Release Button located on the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. NOTE: The transmission must be in ... young children may not be able to escape, even if they entered through the rear seat. If trapped in the trunk, children can die from suffocation or ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...safety features in your vehicle are the restraint systems. These include the front and rear seat belts for the driver and all passengers, front airbags ...to use your restraint system properly to keep you and your passengers as safe as possible. 2 Emergency Release The trunk of...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... of the worst injuries happen when people are thrown from the vehicle. Seat belts reduce the possibility of ejection and the risk of...the vehicle. Everyone in a motor vehicle should be belted at all times. Lap/Shoulder Belts All seating positions in your vehicle are equipped with Lap/Shoulder Belts. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    .... Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions 1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Sit back and adjust the... The seat belt latch plate is above the back of your seat. Grasp the latch plate and pull out... slide out of part of the belt. Follow these instructions to wear your seat belt safely and to keep...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... into the buckle until you hear a "click." WARNING! • A belt that is buckled into the wrong buckle ..., increasing the possibility of injury. Wear your seat belt snugly. • A belt that is worn under ...belt. The lap and shoulder belt are meant to be used together. Connecting Latch Plate To Buckle
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... across your thighs, below your abdomen. To remove slack in the lap belt portion, pull ...neck. The retractor will withdraw any slack in the belt. 6. To release the belt, push the red button on the buckle.... the latch plate down the webbing to allow the belt to retract fully. 2 Removing Slack From Belt
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... will prefer a higher position. When you release the anchorage, try to move it up and down to make sure that it is locked in position. In the rear seat, move toward the center of the seat to position the belt away from your neck.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... vehicle and if the vehicle speed is greater than 5 mph (8 km/h), the Enhanced Warning System (BeltAlert) will ... Enhanced Warning System (BeltAlert) will continue to chime and flash the Seat Belt Reminder Light for 96 seconds or until the driver's seat belt is buckled. The Enhanced Warning System (...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    .../ RUN position, unbuckle and then re-buckle the driver's seat belt at least three times within 10 seconds, ...by repeating this procedure. NOTE: When the Enhanced Warning System (BeltAlert) is deactivated, the Seat Belt Reminder Light will continue to illuminate as long as the driver's seat belt is...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... 12 years old and under should be properly restrained in the rear seat whenever possible. How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode 1. Buckle the combination lap ... Belts and Pregnant Women We recommend that pregnant women use the seat belts throughout their pregnancy. Keeping the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    .... The front airbags have a multistage inflator design. This may allow the airbag to have different rates of inflation that are based on collision severity. This vehicle may also be equipped with side curtain airbags to protect the driver and passengers ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...VEHICLE 43 WARNING! • Do not put anything on or around the front airbag covers or attempt to manually open ... and under should ride buckled up in the rear seat. 2 • If your vehicle is equipped with... mount any accessories to the knee bolster such as alarm lights, stereos, citizens band radios etc...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... information on Child Restraint in this section) should be secured in the rear seat in child restraints or belt-positioning ... seats should ride properly buckled up in the rear seat. Never allow children to slide ... the vehicle is crowded, move the seat as far back as possible, and use the proper child ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...lean against the door or window. Sit upright in the center of the seat. Air Bag System Components ... system consists of the following: • Airbag Control Module (ACM) • Side Remote Acceleration Sensors ... Belt Pretensioners How The Airbag System Works • The Airbag Control Module (ACM) determines if ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... turned on. After the self-check, the Airbag Warning Light will turn off. If the ACM detects a malfunction in any part of the system, it turns on the Airbag Warning Light either momentarily or continuously. A single chime will sound if the light ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...edge of the headliner out of the way and covers the window. The airbag inflates in about 30 milliseconds (about one .... If A Deployment Occurs The airbag system is designed to deploy when the ACM detects a moderate-to-severe.... This does not mean something is wrong with the airbag system. If you do have...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...Accident Response Feature If the airbags deploy after an impact and the electrical system remains functional, vehicles equipped with power door locks will unlock automatically....aid visibility. NOTE: The interior lights can only be deactivated if the key is removed from the ignition switch or...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 49 Maintaining Your Airbag System WARNING! • Modifications to any part of the airbag ...of the following occurs, have an authorized dealer service the system promptly: • The Airbag Warning Light does not come on or flickers during the 6 to 8 seconds when the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... police under a legal warrant 4. Otherwise required by law Data Parameters that May Be Recorded: • Diagnostic trouble code(s) and warning light status for electronically controlled safety systems, including the airbag system • Time of airbag deployment (...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 51 • Brake status (service and parking brakes) • Accelerator status (including vehicle speed) • Engine control status (including engine speed) • Cruise control status (if applicable) ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... system. Refer to "LATCH - Child Seat Anchorage System (Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren)" ... system. Refer to "LATCH - Child Seat Anchorage System (Lower Anchors and Tether for CHildren)" ... cushion while the child's back is against the seat back, they should use a belt-positioning ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... seat when their back is against the seat back, should use the lap/shoulder belt in a rear seat. • Make sure that the child is upright in the seat. ... • A rearward facing child restraint should only be used in a rear seat. A rearward facing child restraint in the front seat...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... serious personal injury. LATCH - Child Seat Anchorage System (Lower Anchors and Tether for CH ildren) Your vehicle's rear seat is equipped with the child restraint anchorage system called LATCH. The LATCH system provides for the installation ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    .... Again, carefully follow the installation instructions that were provided with the child restraint system. The rear seat lower anchorages are round bars, located at... seating position located in the panel between the rear seat back and the rear window. These tether strap ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... push the child restraint rearward and downward into the seat, removing slack in the straps according to the child restraint manufacturer's instructions. NOTE: • Ensure...tether strap does not slip into the opening between the seat backs as you remove slack in the strap. • ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... webbing out of the retractor, then allowing back in. Tighten webbing. To release, simply unbuckle the seat belt by depressing the button, allowing the webbing to retract into the retractor. In the rear seat, you may have trouble tightening the lap/shoulder belt on the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... the tether strap does not slip into the opening between the seat backs as you remove slack in the strap. WARNING! An incorrectly... or injure a passenger during panic braking or in a collision. Pets should be restrained in the rear seat in pet harnesses or pet carriers that are secured by seat belts....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...avoided. The engine oil installed in the engine at the factory is a high quality energy conserving type lubricant. Oil changes should be consistent with... quality grades are shown in Section 7 of this manual. NON-DETERGENT OR STRAIGHT MINERAL OILS MUST NEVER BE USED. A new engine may consume some oil...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... addition, inspect the exhaust system each time the vehicle is raised for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required. WARNING! • Exhaust gases can ... trunk open, make sure that all windows are closed, and the climate control blower switch is set at high speed. DO NOT use the recirculation mode.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... disassemble or modify the system. Front seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision. Rear seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision... place the blower control on high speed. You should be able to feel the air directed against the windshield. Periodic Safety ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 62
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...81 ▫ Things You Should Know About Your UConnect™ System ...83 Seats ...88 ▫ Manual Seats - If Equipped ...88 ▫ ... - If Equipped ...89 ▫ Power Reclining Seats - If Equipped ...90 ▫ Lumbar Support - If Equipped ...90 ▫ Head Restraints ...91 ▫ Heated Seats - If Equipped ...91 3
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    64 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ▫ Folding Rear Seat ...93 To Open And Close The Hood ...94 Lights ...95 ▫ Headlight Switch ...95 ▫ Automatic Headlights - If Equipped ...96 ▫ Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Auto Headlights Only) ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... Closed ...117 Electrical Power Outlets ...117 ▫ Electrical Outlet Use With Engine Off ...118 Cup Holders ...119 ▫ Front Seat Cup Holders - Standard ...119 ▫ Front Seat Cup Holders - Premium ...119 ▫ Rear Seat Cup Holders ...120 Storage ...120 ▫ Console Features ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...Mirror Adjust the mirror to center on the view through the rear window. A two-point pivot system allows for horizontal and vertical mirror... You can turn the feature on or off by pressing the button at the base of the mirror. A light in the button will indicate when the dimming feature is activated. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...a much wider view to the rear, and especially of the lane next to your vehicle. WARNING! Vehicles and... convex mirror. Exterior Mirrors Folding Feature - If Equipped Some models have exterior ... you. You can turn this feature on or off by pressing the button at the base of the Inside Rearview Mirror....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... frost or ice. This feature is activated whenever you turn on the Rear Window Defrost. Illuminated Vanity Mirrors - If ... visor downward and swing the mirror cover upward. The light turns on automatically. Closing the mirror cover turns off the lights. Power Mirror Control Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... system. UConnect™ allows you to dial a phone number with your cellular phone using....com/uconnect for supported phones. UConnect™ allows you to transfer calls between the system and...). The rearview mirror contains the microphone for the system and the control buttons that will enable you to access...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    70 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE system can be adjusted either from the radio volume control knob, or from the steering wheel radio control (... commands are required after most UConnect™ system prompts. You will be prompted for a specific command and then guided through the available ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... the main menu. However, in a few instances the system will take you back to the previous menu. Pair (Link) UConnect™ System to a Cellular Phone To begin using your UConnectମ. phone owner’s manual. One of the following vehicle specific websites may also provide detailed instructions for ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: • www.chrysler.com/uconnect • www.dodge.com/uconnect • www.jeep.com/uconnect The following are general phone to UConnect™ System pairing instructions: • Press the 'Phone' button to begin. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...can say 234-567-8901. • The UConnect™ system will confirm the phone number and then... the following beep, say "Dial" or Call. • System will prompt you to say the name of the person... UConnect™ to learn how to store a name in the • The UConnect™ system will confirm the name and then dial...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...the current entry or to return to the main menu. The UConnect™ system will allow you to enter up to 32 names ...or return to the main menu. Phonebook Edit can be used to add another phone number to a name entry ...can add John Doe's work number later using the Phonebook Edit feature. Delete Entries in...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...press the Voice Recognition button while the UConnect™ system is playing the desired entry and say ...beep, say Phonebook Erase All. • The UConnect™ system will ask you to verify that you wish ..., say Phonebook List Names. • The UConnect™ system will play the names of all the phonebook entries....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ..., this feature can be accessed through the UConnect™ system. Check with your cellular service provider for the features that you have. Answer or ... call on hold and answer the incoming call. NOTE: The UConnect™ system compatible phones in market today do not support rejecting an incoming call when...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...After the Ready prompt and the following beep, say Redial. • The UConnect™ system will call the last number that was dialed on your cellular phone. Note: this may not be the last number dialed from the UConnect™ system. Call Continuation Call continuation is progression of a phone call ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... Features Language Selection To change the language that the UConnect™ system is using, • Press the 'Phone' button .... The paired phone name is not language specific and usable across all languages.... the Ready prompt and the following beep, say Emergency and the UConnect™ system will instruct...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... call the emergency number. This feature is only supported in the USA. NOTE: The emergency number dialed is based on the Country where the vehicle is purchased (911 ... dialed may not be applicable with the available cellular service and area. The UConnect™ system does slightly lower your chances of ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... YOUR VEHICLE You can use your UConnect™ system to access a voicemail system or an automated service, such as, paging service or automated customer service. ... as the instrument panel cluster, and supported by your cell phone, the UConnect™ system will provide notification to inform ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... cellular phone keypad and still use the UConnect™ system (while dialing via the cell ...system. The UConnect™ system will work the same as if you dial the number using voice recognition.... to hear you. In order to mute the UConnect™ system: • Press the 'Voice Recognition' button. • After ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... the Bluetooth™ connection between a UConnect™ paired cellular phone and the UConnect™ system, then follow the instruction described in your cellular phone user's manual. List Paired Cellular Phone Names • Press the 'Phone' ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...maximized under: • low-to-medium blower setting, • low-to-medium vehicle speed, • low road noise, • smooth road surface, • fully closed windows, • dry weather condition. • Even though the system is designed for users speaking in North American English, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...low-to-medium vehicle speed, • low road noise, • smooth road surface, • fully closed windows, and • dry weather condition. • Operation from driver seat. • Performance, such as... ACC position, or after a reset, you must wait at least five (5) seconds prior to using the system.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 85
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  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... Select phone select Set up Phone settings phone set up SEATS Manual Seats - If Equipped Seat Adjustment The ... of the seat, near the floor. Pull the bar upward to move the seat forward or rearward. Release the bar once the seat is in the position desired. Then, using body pressure, move forward ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...the seat could cause you to lose control. The seat belt might not be properly adjusted and ...or even fatally injured. Use the recliner only when the vehicle is parked. Power Seats - If Equipped The ...will move up or down, forward or rearward. 3 Power Seat Switch WARNING! Adjusting a seat while the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... power seat as it may cause damage to the seat controls. Power Reclining Seats - If Equipped The recliner control is located on the outboard side of the seat. WARNING! Do not ride ...or even fatally injured. Use the recliner only when the vehicle is parked. Lumbar Support - If Equipped This ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 91 3 Lumbar Support Control Lever Adjustable Head Restraint Head Restraints Head restraints can... level for both cushion and back. The driver seat and front passenger seat are heated. The controls for each heater are located near the bottom center of the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... exhaustion or other physical condition must exercise care when using the seat heater. It may cause ... temperatures, especially if used for long periods. Do not place anything on the seat that insulates .... If high-level heating is selected, the system will automatically switch to the low level after 30...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 93 Folding Rear Seat WARNING! • Be certain that the seatback is securely locked into position. If the seatback.... Children should be seated and using the proper restraint system. 3 Folding Rear Seats The rear seatbacks can be folded forward to provide an additional...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... AND CLOSE THE HOOD Two latches must be released to open the hood. First, pull the hood release lever located under the left side of the instrument panel. Hood Safety Catch Use ... equipped) to secure the hood in the open position. Hood Release Lever Next, move to the outside of the vehicle and...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... left side of the instrument panel. This switch controls the operation of the headlights, parking lights, instrument panel lights, instrument panel light dimming, interior lights, and fog ...Switch Rotate the headlight switch clockwise to the first detent for parking light and instrument panel ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... automatically turns the headlights ON or OFF according to ambient light levels. To turn the system ON, rotate the headlight switch counter-clockwise ... you turn the ignition switch OFF. To turn the Automatic System OFF, move the headlight switch out of the AUTO (A) position. NOTE: The engine must be...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...If you turn the headlights, park lights, or ignition switch on again, the system will cancel the delay.... the parking brake is off. The headlight switch must be used for normal nighttime driving. Lights-... below the dimmer control. To activate the front fog lights, turn on the parking lights or the low ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...multi-function lever controls the operation of the turn signals, headlight beam selection, and passing lights. The...without moving beyond the detent. Releasing the lever at the detent will provide 3 flashes. If either light has a ...the front and rear turn signal lights. You can also signal a lane change
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...after the ignition switch is moved to the LOCK position. This will occur if the interior lights were switched on manually or are on because a door is... on the left side of the instrument panel. With the parking lights or headlights on, rotating the dimmer control upward will increase the brightness of...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Dome Light Position Rotate the dimmer control completely upward to the second detent to ...odometer, Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) - if equipped, and radio when the parking lights or headlights are on. WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS The multi...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...left in any position other than OFF. Intermittent Wiper System Use the intermittent wiper when weather conditions make a single ... mist or spray from a passing vehicle. The wipers will continue to operate until you release the lever. Windshield Washers To use the washer, push the multi-function lever ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... Programmable Features)," under "Electronic Vehicle Information Center" in Section 4 of this manual. Adding Washer Fluid The windshield washer fluid reservoir is located in the front of the engine compartment on the passenger side of the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... available windshield washer solvents are flammable. They could ignite and burn you....lengthen or shorten the steering column. The tilt/telescoping control handle is located below the steering wheel ... or push it inward as desired. To lock the steering column in position, push the control handle inward ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... could cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle. ADJUSTABLE PEDALS - IF EQUIPPED The adjustable pedal system is designed to allow a greater...OFF. • The pedals can be adjusted while driving. • The pedals cannot be adjusted when the vehicle is in R (Reverse) or when the Speed Control is ON.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... if movement is stopped by an obstruction in the adjustable pedal's path. ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL When engaged, this device takes over the accelerator operation ... Electronic Speed Control Operation The speed control lever (located on the left side of the steering column) operates the system. 1 2 3...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... system OFF, push the lever inward (toward the steering column) again and release. At this time, the system and the indicator light will turn off. NOTE: • Speed control will only function in third, fourth, or fifth gear when in the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...For Passing: Depress the accelerator as you would normally. When the pedal is released, the vehicle will return to the set speed. NOTE: The speed control system maintains speed up and down hills. A slight speed change on moderate hills is normal. Four speed ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    108 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! Speed Control can be dangerous where the system can't maintain a constant speed. Your vehicle could go too fast for the conditions, and you could lose control. An accident could be the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... to three remote controls (hand held transmitters) that operate devices such as garage door openers, motorized gates, or home lighting. It triggers these devices at the ... operates off your vehicle's battery and charging system; no batteries are needed. NOTE: The HomeLink Universal ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... device being programmed. This will allow for quicker training and accurate transmission of the radio-frequency signal. The Electronic Vehicle Information Center (... features a driver-interactive display, which includes HomeLink system messages. The EVIC is located in the instrument cluster below the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... Operator/Canadian Programming. 4. The EVIC will display "Channel X Training" (where X is Channel 1, 2, or 3). Release both buttons after the EVIC displays "Channel X ... device should activate when the HomeLink button is pressed and released. NOTE: To program the remaining two HomeLink buttons, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... where the hanging antenna wire is attached to the motor-head unit. 7. Firmly press and release the learn or smart button. (The name and color of the button may vary by ... signals to time-out (or quit) after several seconds of transmission, which may not be long enough for HomeLink to ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    .... Activation will now occur for the trained 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 time...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...be sure to erase the frequencies by following the "Erasing HomeLink Buttons" instructions in this section. This device complies with part 15 of FCC rules ... authority to operate the equipment. HomeLink is a trademark owned by Johnson Controls, Inc. POWER SUNROOF - IF EQUIPPED The power sunroof ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...You could also be seriously injured or killed. Always fasten your seat belt properly and make sure all passengers are ... in the path of the sunroof is detected, the sunroof will automatically retract. Remove the obstruction if this occurs. Next, press the switch forward and release to Express Close. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    .... Your vehicle may exhibit wind buffeting with the windows down, or the sunroof (if equipped) in certain ... and can be minimized. If the buffeting occurs with the rear windows open, then open the front and rear windows together to minimize the buffeting. If the buffeting occurs with the sunroof open, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... Center (EVIC)" in Section 4 of this manual. Sunroof Fully Closed Press the switch forward and release to ensure that the sunroof is fully closed. ELECTRICAL POWER ...-volt electrical outlets on this vehicle. Both of the outlets are protected by a fuse. The 12-volt power outlet next to ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...prevent engine starting. Electrical Outlet Use With Engine Off CAUTION! • Many accessories that can be plugged in ...life and/or prevent engine starting. • Accessories that draw higher power (i.e. coolers, vacuum cleaners, lights, etc.); will degrade the battery even more quickly. Only use these ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... OF YOUR VEHICLE 119 CUP HOLDERS Front Seat Cup Holders - Standard The cup holders are located in the forward edge of the center console. Front Seat Cup Holders - Premium The cup holders are .... Close the cover when the cup holders are no longer needed. 3 Front Seat Cup Holders Front Seat ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... Seat Cup Holders The rear seat cup holders are located in the center armrest between the rear seats. The cup holders are positioned forward in the armrest and side-by-side ... contains an extra storage bin located below the climate control, which holds up to four CD jewel cases. Rear Seat Cup Holders
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...40 split-folding rear seat provides cargo-carrying versatility. The seatbacks fold down ...tabs between the seatbacks and the bolsters. When the seats are folded down, they provide a continuous, nearly ... of the vehicle (with the rear seatbacks in the locked-up or folded down position) should not be used...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... passengers can change the vehicle center of gravity and vehicle handling. To avoid loss of control ... in a sudden stop or collision. LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM - IF EQUIPPED The automatic load leveling ... for approximately 15 hours, the leveling system will bleed itself down. The vehicle must be driven to...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL CONTENTS Instrument Panel And Controls ...126 Base Instrument Cluster ...127 Premium Instrument Cluster - If Equipped ...128 Instrument Cluster ...Optional Satellite Radio And Hands Free Phone Capability ...150 ▫ Operating Instructions - Radio Mode ...151 4
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... ...161 ▫ Changing Tape Direction ...161 ▫ Metal Tape Selection ...161 ▫ Pinch Roller Release ...161 ▫ Noise Reduction ...162 ▫ Operation Instructions (CD Mode For CD .../FM/CD (6-Disc) Radio With Navigation System ...168 ▫ Operating Instructions - Satellite Radio (If Equipped) ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ......176 ▫ Reception Quality ...176 Remote Sound System Controls ...176 ▫ Radio Operation ...177 ▫... Phones ...180 Climate Controls ...180 ▫ Manual Air Conditioning And Heating System ...180 ▫ Automatic Temperature Control - If Equipped ...182 ▫ Operating Tips ...187 Rear Window Features ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...4 - Air Outlet - Instrument Cluster - Hazard Switch - Electronic Stability Program Off Button* / Traction Control System Off Button* 5 - Glove Box 6 7 8... Power Outlet 11 - Ignition Switch 12 - Hood Release 13 - Trunk Release Switch 14 - Headlight Switch * If...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 127 BASE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER 4
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    128 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL PREMIUM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER - IF EQUIPPED
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... system voltage. The light should turn on momentarily as the engine is started. If the light stays on or turns on while driving, it indicates a problem with the charging system. Immediate service should be obtained. 4
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... switch is turned ON. This light will also turn on while the engine is running if there is a problem with the Electronic Throttle Control system. If the light comes on while the engine is running, safely bring the vehicle to a complete stop ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 131 WARNING! A hot engine cooling system is dangerous. You or others could be badly burned by steam or ... look under the hood yourself, see Section 7 of this manual. Follow the warnings under the Cooling System Pressure Cap paragraph. 9. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    132 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 12. Electronic Stability Program (ESP)/Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator Light - If Equipped If this indicator light flashes during acceleration, ease up on the accelerator and apply as little ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...). (See page 292 for more information.) 20. Brake System Warning Light This light monitors various brake functions, including brake fluid level and ... the parking brake is applied, that the brake fluid level is low, or that there is a problem with the anti-lock brake system (if equipped)....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... of a failure. Failure of either half of the dual brake system is indicated by the Brake Warning Light, which will turn on when the brake fluid level in the ... or if a brake fault is detected. If the parking brake is not applied and the light remains on, or if the light does not...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 135 21. Vehicle Security Alarm (VSA) Indicator Light - If Equipped The VSA indicator Light flashes .... The Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will flash on and off for 60 seconds when a system fault is detected. The flash cycle will repeat every ten minutes ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... service is required. However, the conventional brake system will continue to operate normally if the BRAKE warning light is not on. If the ABS light is on, the brake system should be serviced as soon as possible to restore the benefits of Anti-Lock brakes. If the ABS...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...conditions such as a loose or missing gas cap, poor fuel quality, etc. may illuminate the light after engine start. The vehicle should be serviced if the light stays on through several of your typical driving cycles. In most situations, the vehicle will ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    138 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL • System Status • Vehicle information warning message displays • Personal Settings (customer ... the steering wheel: Press and release the MENU button and the mode displayed will change between Trip Functions, Navigation (if equipped), System MENU Status, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    .../Right Front Door Ajar (one or more, with a single chime if speed is above 1 mph [1.6 km]) • Left/Right Rear Door Ajar (one or more, with a single chime if speed is above 1 mph [1.6 km]) • Door(s) Ajar (with a single chime if vehicle is in motion) ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...INSTRUMENT PANEL Trip Functions Press and release the MENU button until one of the following ... the reset. Vehicles with the 5.7L Multi-Displacement System (MDS) may be equipped with the FUEL SAVER ... fuel economy in the EVIC display. This message will appear whenever MDS allows the engine to operate ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... saver mode is active. and average fuel economy, according to the current fuel tank level. ... the FUNCTION SELECT button. NOTE: Significant changes in driving style or vehicle loading will greatly ...km) estimated driving distance, the DTE display will change to a text display of LOW FUEL. This display ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...Measure in: To make your selection, press and release the FUNCTION SELECT button until "US"... a resettable function is being displayed. Press and release the FUNCTION SELECT button once to clear ... (>Reset ALL will display during this 3 second window). Compass Display The compass readings indicate ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... button until "Calibrate Compass" displays in the EVIC. 4. Press and release the FUNCTION SELECT button to start the calibration. The message "... using the following procedure: NOTE: Magnetic materials should be kept away from the overhead console. This is where the compass sensor is located. 4
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... the proper variance zone is selected according to the map. 5. Press and release the compass button to exit. Telephone - If Equipped Press and ...ID phone number display. When the appropriate conditions exist, and if supported by the cell phone, the EVIC will display the following telephone symbols: ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 145 The EVIC displays this symbol to indicate that the UConnect™ phone is currently in analog mode. Analog The EVIC displays this symbol to indicate the battery strength of the UConnect™ phone. Battery Strength The EVIC displays this symbol to indicate ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    .... Personal Settings (Customer Programmable Features) Personal Settings allows the driver to set and recall features when the transmission is in PARK. Press and release the MENU button until Personal Settings displays in the EVIC. Use the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... reaches a speed of 15 mph (24 km/h). To make your selection, press and release the... all doors will unlock when the vehicle is stopped and the transmission is in the P (Park) or N (Neutral) position and the driver's... the flash lights on lock/unlock feature. To make your selection, press and release ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... Exit" When this feature is selected, the power window switches, radio, hands-free system (if equipped), DVD video system (if equipped), power sunroof (if equipped), and... voice commands from the UConnect™ system are confirmed. To make your selection, press and release the FUNCTION SELECT...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ..., you must understand a point or two about the transmission and reception of radio signals. Two ... may pick up electrical disturbances during transmission. They mainly affect the wave amplitude, ... signs. FM Reception Because FM transmission is based on frequency variations, interference that consists ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...Information Center (EVIC), the radio, steering wheel radio controls (if equipped), and 6 disc CD/DVD ... Center (EVIC), the radio, steering wheel radio controls (if equipped), and 6 disc CD/DVD ... "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)" in Section 4 of this manual. SALES CODE REF - AM/FM/CD...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... without stopping. Turning the volume control to the right increases the volume and to the left decreases it. When the audio system is turned on, the ... For your convenience, the volume can be turned down, but not up, when the audio system is off and the ignition is ON. Mode Button (Radio Mode) Press ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... Adjust the hours by turning the right side Tune/ Audio control. 3. After the hours are adjusted, press the right side Tune/Audio control to set the minutes. The minutes will begin to blink. 4. Adjust the minutes using the right side Tune/Audio control. 5. To exit, press any button/knob ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... adjust the sound level between the front and rear speakers. Press the tune control again or wait 5 seconds to exit setting tone...button. The symbol SET 1 will now show in the display window. Select the button (1-6) you wish to lock onto this station and press and release that button. If a button is ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    154 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL Operation Instructions - CD Mode NOTE: The ignition switch ...and the sound from the speakers will return. Rotating the volume control or turning OFF the ignition will also return .... If you do not remove the disc within 15 seconds, it will be reloaded. The radio ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...a second time to stop Random Play. Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode The auxiliary (AUX) jack is ... player, or microphone and utilize the vehicle's audio system to amplify the source and play through the ...AUX jack using a standard 3.5 mm stereo audio cable and the user presses and releases the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... If Equipped Refer to the "HANDS FREE PHONE (UConnect™)" section of the Owner's Manual. Operating Instructions - Satellite Radio - If Equipped Refer to the "Satellite Radio" section of the Owner's Manual. PSCAN Button (Auxiliary Mode) No ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... without stopping. Turning the volume control to the right increases the volume and to the left decreases it. When the audio system is turned on, the ... between the CD player, Cassette, Satellite, or Vehicle Entertainment System (VES) (if equipped). SEEK Button (Radio Mode) Press and release the SEEK ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... Adjust the hours by turning the right side Tune/ Audio control. 3. After the hours are adjusted, press the right side Tune/Audio control to set the minutes. The minutes will begin to blink. 4. Adjust the minutes using the right side Tune/Audio control. 5. To exit, press any button/knob ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...to increase or decrease the Treble tones. Press the rotary TUNE control a fourth time and BAL will display. Turn the TUNE...will display. Turn the TUNE control to the right or left to adjust the sound level between the front and rear speakers. Press the rotary TUNE control again to exit setting tone, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    160 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL Soft Rock Top 40 Country Oldies Soft Nostalgia Jazz Classical Rhythm and Blues Soft Rhythm ... {12 AM, 12 FM, and 12 Satellite (if equipped) stations}. Operating Instructions - Tape Player Insert the cassette with the exposed tape side toward the left and the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... If you wish to change the direction of tape travel (side being played), press Preset 6. The lighted arrow in the display window will show the new direction. Metal ... will automatically select the correct equalization. Pinch Roller Release If ignition power or the radio ON/OFF switch is ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL Noise Reduction The Dolby Noise Reduction System* is on whenever the tape player is on, but may be switched ... the Dolby Noise reduction System: Press Preset 1 after you insert the tape. The NR light in the display will go off when the Dolby System is off. * "Dolby" noise ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... the disc will unload and move to the entrance for easy removal. Radio display will show EJECTING DISC when the disc is being ejected and prompt the user to remove the disc. Press and hold the LOAD/EJT ... have ejected a disc and have not removed it within 15 seconds, it will be reloaded. If the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... FF button to fast forward through the tracks. Release the FF button to stop the fast forward feature...MP3 files, pay attention to the following restrictions. Supported Media (Disc Types) The MP3 file ...Supported Medium Formats (File Systems) The medium formats supported by the radio are ISO 9660 Level ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...INSTRUMENT PANEL 165 The radio uses the following limits for file systems: • Maximum number of directory ...and a and a extension may cause playback problems. The radio is designed to recognize the file as an invalid ... rates (VBR) are also supported. The majority of MP3 files use a 44.1 kHz sampling...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... and folders - Loading times will increase with more files and folders To increase the speed of disc loading, it is recommended to use CD-R media and single-session discs. ... Disc at Once option before writing to the disc. Operation Instructions - (CD Mode for MP3 and WMA Audio Play) ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... the disc will unload and move to the entrance for easy removal. Radio display will show EJECTING DISC when the disc is being ejected and prompt the user to remove the disc. If you have ejected a ... next CD after a 2-minute timeout. If the CD is removed and there are no other CD's in ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... Radio" section of the Owner's Manual. Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES) (If ...) Refer to separate "Video Entertainment System (VES) Guide." SALES CODE REC - AM...) - combines a Global-Positioning System-based navigation system with an integrated color screen to provide...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...) Refer to your "Navigation User's Manual" for detailed operating instructions. REC Setting the Clock GPS Clock The GPS receiver used in this system is synchronized to the time data being transmitted by the GPS satellites. The satellites' ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... changes will not be saved. User Defined Clock If you wish to set the clock to a time different than the system clock, you can manually adjust the time by choosing the "User Defined Clock" option. 1. At the Clock Setup screen highlight "Displayed ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 171 Audio Clock Display Select this option to change the size of the clock on the audio screens. 1. When you are at an audio .... 2. In this example the large clock appears on the screen. 4 4. To toggle back to the large clock, simply press TIME. 3. To switch the...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (SALES CODE XRV) - IF EQUIPPED ...screen, a battery-powered remote control, and two headsets. The system is located in the center console .... Refer to your VES™ User's Manual for detailed operating instructions. Raising The DVD Screen...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 173 System Activation NOTE: Your vehicle's radio... the following information available when activating your system: 1. The Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification... to activate your Sirius Satellite Radio system. To access the ESN/SID, refer to the following...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... UP button until all twelve ESN/SID digits display. The SEEK DOWN will page down until the first four digits display. The radio will exit...SID Access With REC Navigation Radios Please refer to your Navigation User's Manual. With the ignition in the ACCESSORY position and the radio off, press the CD ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... Press and release the SEEK or TUNE knob to search for the next channel. Press the top of the button to ... to search down. Holding the TUNE button causes the radio to bypass channels until the button is released. Press and release the SCAN button (if equipped) to automatically change channels every 7 ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... reception. • Placing objects over or too close to the antenna can cause signal blockage. REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS The remote sound system controls are located on the surface of the steering wheel at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions. Electronic Vehicle Information Center ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 177 VOLUME Button The VOLUME button controls the sound level of the sound system. Press the top of the VOLUME button to increase the sound level. Press the bottom of the VOLUME button to decrease the sound ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL Tape Player Operation Press the top of the SCROLL button once to listen to the next track on the ... the FUNCTION SELECT button to change the side of the tape being played. CD Player Operation Press the top of the SCROLL button once to listen to the next track on ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... or "muddy" sound from one or both channels, as if the treble tone control were turned all the way down. To prevent this, you should periodically clean ... very dirty (noticeably poor sound), it may not be possible to remove all deposits with a simple WET cleaning cassette. CD/...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...cellular phone operation. CLIMATE CONTROLS The Air Conditioning and Heating System is designed to make ...Air Conditioning and Heating System Manual Temperature Controls Blower Control The rotary knob ... position and four speed settings. The blower will remain on until the control is turned to the OFF ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... through the outlets at the base of the windshield. Air is also directed to the front door windows through ...located under the instrument panel and into the rear seating area through vents under ... flows through the registers in the back of the center console to the rear seat passengers. These registers...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... panel. Air flows through the registers in the back of the center console to the rear seat passengers. These registers can be closed to block airflow. • Recirculation Control The mode... outside odors, smoke, and dust. Air Conditioning Control Press this button to turn on and turn off ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...183 The controls on the climate control provide the system with operator input. The dual sun-sensor monitors sun load coming... The HI AUTO position should be used when more airflow is desired, or when rear seat occupants are present. Then, dial in the temperature you would like the system to maintain...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... the location of the climate control sensors. Mud on the windshield may also cause poor operation of this system. • Extended use of recirculation may cause the windows to fog. If the ...will cause the LED in the control button to blink and then turn off. Manual Operation This system offers ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 185 4
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...located under the instrument panel and into the rear seating area through vents under ... flows through the registers in the back of the center console to the rear seat passengers. These registers... flows through the registers in the back of the center console to the rear seat passengers. These registers...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...captured interior air to condense on windows and hamper visibility. For this reason, the system will not allow ... for suggested control settings for various weather conditions. Summer Operation The engine cooling system ... mode during winter months is not recommended because it may cause window fogging....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...of compressor damage when the system is started again. Window Fogging Interior fogging on the windshield can be quickly removed by turning ... a clear windshield and provide sufficient heating. If side window fogging becomes a problem increase blower speed. Vehicle windows tend to fog on the inside in ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 189 Control Setting Suggestions for Various Weather Conditions 4
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... Window Defroster The electric Rear Window Defroster Control is located on the climate control. Press this button to turn on the rear window defroster and the heated side mirrors (if equipped).... avoid damaging the electrical conductors of the rear window defroster, do not use scrapers, sharp ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... - General Information ...198 ▫ Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System ...200 ▫ 4 Speed Automatic ... Automatic Transmission ...205 AutoStick - If Equipped ...209 ▫ AutoStick - 3.5L Engine ...209 ... ...212 ▫ Acceleration ...212 ▫ Traction ...212 Parking Brake ...213 Brake System ...214...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... - If Equipped ...214 Power Steering ...217 Multi Displacement System (MDS) 5.7L Engine Only ...218 Traction Control System (TCS) - If Equipped ...218 Brake Assist System (BAS) - If Equipped ...220 Electronic Stability Program (...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    STARTING AND OPERATING 193 ▫ Premium System - If Equipped ...246 ▫ General Information ...249 Fuel Requirements ...250 ... ...251 ▫ MMT In Gasoline ...252 ▫ Materials Added To Fuel ...252 ▫ Fuel System Cautions ...252 ▫ Carbon Monoxide Warnings ...253 Adding Fuel ...254 ▫ Fuel Filler ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...the inside and outside mirrors, fasten your seat belt, and if present, instruct all other occupants to buckle their seat belts. WARNING! • Never leave children alone... in the ignition. A child could operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle. • Do not leave animals or...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    STARTING AND OPERATING 195 Automatic Transmission The gear selector must be in the NEUTRAL or PARK position before you can start the engine. Apply the brakes before shifting ... the key to the "START" position and release when the engine starts. If the engine has not started within 3...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...15 seconds with the accelerator pedal pushed all the way to the floor. Release the accelerator pedal and the key once the engine is running ..., the "NORMAL STARTING" procedure should be repeated. After Starting The idle speed is controlled automatically and it will decrease as the engine warms up.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... the vehicle. It has a removable cap that is located on the driver side of the Integrated Power Module. AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CAUTION! ... a complete stop and the engine is at idle speed. • Do not shift from REVERSE, PARK, or NEUTRAL into any forward gear when the engine is above idle speed. • ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...there is a need to restart the engine, be sure to cycle the key to the LOCK position before restarting. Transmission engagement may be delayed ...seconds after restart if the key is not cycled to the LOCK position first. • The electronically controlled transmission provides a precise shift schedule. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...), remove the key from the ignition, and apply the parking brake. Once the key is removed from the ignition, the transmission selector lever is locked in the P (Park) position, securing the vehicle against unwanted movement. Furthermore, you should ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... This vehicle is equipped with a brake transmission shift interlock system (BTSI) that holds the selector lever in the P (Park) position ... rubber storage tray to its original position. 4 Speed Automatic Transmission Shifting from D (Drive) to P (Park) or R (Reverse) (or from P or R to D) should be ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...parked to guard against vehicle movement and possible injury or damage. Gear Ranges P (Park) P (Park) supplements the parking brake by locking the transmission. The engine can be started in this range. Never use P (Park) while the vehicle is in motion. Apply...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...and highway driving. It provides the smoothest up shifts and down shifts, and the best fuel economy. Select the "3" range when frequent transmission shifting occurs when using the Overdrive range, such as when operating the CAUTION! Damage to...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ...the transmission may downshift out of Overdrive or engage overdrive at higher vehicle speeds until the transmission cools down. After cooldown, Overdrive will resume ... when descending steep grades to prevent brake system distress. NOTE: Using the "3" range while operating the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... and smoothly disengages. NOTE: • The torque converter clutch will not engage until the transmission fluid and engine coolant is warm (usually after ... transmission into gear may seem sluggish. This is due to the transmission fluid partially draining from the torque converter into ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    STARTING AND OPERATING 205 NOTE: Even if the transmission can be reset, we recommend that you visit a ... to determine if the problem could recur. If the transmission cannot be reset, dealer service is required. 5 Speed Automatic Transmission Shifting from D (Drive) to P (Park) or R (Reverse) (or from...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...set the parking brake before placing the gear selector in P (Park), otherwise the load on the transmission locking... P (Park) move the lever all the way forward until it stops, and is fully seated...! Never use Park position on an automatic transmission as a substitute for the parking brake. Always apply...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... may be started in this range. Use this range for starting your vehicle if it is moving or being towed. The transmission automatically upshifts through ... characteristics under all normal operating conditions. When frequent transmission shifting occurs when using the Overdrive range, such as when ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... temperature operation, you may notice delayed upshifts depending on engine and transmission temperature as well as vehicle speed. This feature improves warm up time of the engine and transmission to achieve maximum efficiency. Temporary Transmission Limp ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... to the desired range. If the problem is no longer detected, the transmission will return to normal operation.... to regain all forward gears. Permanent Transmission Limp Home Mode Permanent Limp ...-interactive transmission that offers manual gear shifting to provide you with more control of the vehicle...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... is chosen. Autostick - 5.7L Engine Autostick is a driver-interactive transmission that offers manual gear shifting to provide you with more control of the vehicle. Autostick ... and downshifts, and improve overall vehicle performance. This system can also provide you with more control ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... DRIVE - IF EQUIPPED This feature provides full time All Wheel Drive (AWD) with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)/Traction Control. The front wheels provide 38% of the torque, and the rear wheels provide 62% of the torque. The system is automatic ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... erratically to the right or left. This phenomenon occurs when there is a difference in the surface traction under the rear (driving) wheels. Traction When driving... is dangerous. Unequal traction can cause sudden pulling of the rear wheels. You could lose control of the vehicle and possibly have an ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... apply the parking brake before placing the gear selector in P (Park), otherwise the load on the transmission locking ... push the parking brake pedal down and then remove your foot from the pedal. To release the... push down on the parking brake pedal and then release. 5 Parking Brake The brake light ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...an accident. BRAKE SYSTEM Your vehicle is equipped with dual hydraulic brake systems. If either of the two hydraulic systems loses normal ... Anti-Lock Brake System - If Equipped The Anti-Lock Brake System provides increased vehicle stability and brake performance under most braking conditions. The ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... ice, snow, gravel, bumps, railroad tracks, loose debris, or panic stops. You also may experience the following when the brake system goes into Anti-lock: • The ABS motor running (it may continue to run for a short time after the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... service is required. However, the conventional brake system will continue to operate normally if the BRAKE warning light is not on. If the ABS light is on, the brake system should be serviced as soon as possible to restore the benefits of Anti-Lock brakes. If the ABS...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... effort, especially at very low vehicle speeds and during parking maneuvers. NOTE: Increased noise ... and do not indicate that there is a problem with the power steering system. Upon initial start-up ... and does not in any way damage the steering system. WARNING! Continued operation with reduced power ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... take some time to return to full functionality after a battery disconnect. TRACTION CONTROL ... (TCS) — IF EQUIPPED WARNING! The Traction Control System (TCS) cannot prevent the natural ...s safety or the safety of others. The Traction Control System (TCS) Indicator Light, located in the instrument...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... may cause serious damage to the drive train. NOTE: • The Traction Control System comes on each time the ignition switch is turned ON. This will occur even if you used the Traction Control Button to turn OFF the system. • The Traction Control System will make buzzing or clicking sounds when in ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...OPERATING BRAKE ASSIST SYSTEM (BAS) - IF EQUIPPED WARNING! The BAS (Brake Assist System) cannot prevent the natural laws of physics ... reduce braking distances. The BAS complements the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS). Applying the brakes very quickly results in the best BAS assistance. To receive the...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...flash as soon as the tires lose traction and the ESP system becomes active. The indicator light also flashes when the TCS is active. If the... could jeopardize the user's safety or the safety of others. This system enhances directional control and stability of the vehicle under various ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...button and the ESP/TCS Indicator Light will illuminate. To turn the system ON again, momentarily press ...than the other, the system will apply the brake of the spinning wheel and allow more engine torque... that is not spinning. This wheel slip control is active at vehicle speeds between approximately 24...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... immediately be engaged and will apply the rear wheel brakes. Synchronizing ESP The malfunction indicator light for the ESP is combined with ... "ON" position. They should go out with the engine running. The system will turn the ESP/BAS malfunction indicator light on continuously while the engine ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... 215/65R15 96H • LT (Light Truck)-Metric tire sizing is based on U.S. design standards. .../80D18 103M. • High Flotation tire sizing is based on U.S. design standards and it begins with the tire ... LT. NOTE: • P (Passenger)-Metric tire sizing is based on U.S. design standards. P-Metric tires have ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... Sizing Chart EXAMPLE: Size Designation: P = Passenger car tire size based on U.S. 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 31 = Overall Diameter in Inches (in)...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...under certain operating conditions. -The maximum speed corresponding to the Speed Symbol should only be achieved ...vehicle loading, road conditions, and posted speed limits). Load Identification: ...blank...= Absence ...) = Extra Load (or Reinforced) Tire Light Load = Light Load Tire C,D,E = Load range...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... U.S. Department of Transportation tire safety standards, and is approved for highway use. MA = Code representing the tire manufacturing location. (2 digits) L9 = Code representing the tire size. (2 digits) ABCD = Code used by tire manufacturer. (1 to 4 digits) 03 = Number representing the week in ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... Tire Placard Location This placard tells you important information about the: 1) number of people that can be carried in the vehicle 2) the total weight your vehicle can carry 3) the tire size designed for your vehicle 4) the cold tire inflation pressures for the front, rear and spare tires.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...Tire and Loading Information" placard and in the "Vehicle Loading" section of this manual. NOTE: Under a maximum loaded vehicle condition, gross ..., and trailer towing, refer to the "Vehicle Loading" section of this manual. To determine the maximum loading conditions of your vehicle, locate ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and ..., and towing capacities of your vehicle with varying seating configurations and number and size ... only and may not be accurate for the seating and load carry capacity of your ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    STARTING AND OPERATING 231 5
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...that result in tire failure. • Unequal tire pressures can cause steering problems. You could lose control of your vehicle. • Over inflated or under... handling and can fail suddenly, resulting in loss of vehicle control. • Unequal tire pressures from one side of the vehicle...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...pressure conditions will be found in the "Supplemental Tire Pressure Information" section of this manual. Tire Placard Location 5 The pressure should be checked and adjusted ... signs of tire wear or visible damage at least once a month. Use a good quality pocket-type gauge to check tire pressure...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... will be too low. Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation The manufacturer advocates driving at safe ... are such that the vehicle can be driven at high speeds, maintaining correct tire inflation pressure is ... vehicle loading may be required for high-speed vehicle operation. Refer to original equipment ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    STARTING AND OPERATING 235 WARNING! High speed driving with your vehicle under maximum load is dangerous. The added strain on your tires could... accident. Don't drive a vehicle loaded to the maximum capacity at continuous speeds above 75 mph (120 km/h). Radial-Ply Tires ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...tire and reinstall on the vehicle at the first opportunity. WARNING! The limited use spare tires are for emergency ...do so could result in loss of vehicle control. Tire Spinning When stuck in mud, sand,... vehicle. This tire is identified by a limited use spare tire warning label located on the limited ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    STARTING AND OPERATING 237 WARNING! Fast spinning tires can be dangerous. Forces generated by excessive wheel speeds may cause tire damage or failure. A tire ...don't let anyone near a spinning wheel, no matter what the speed. Tread Wear Indicators Tread wear indicators are in...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...Failure to follow this warning can result in sudden tire failure. You could lose control ... place with as little exposure to light as possible. Protect tires from contact with oil, grease, and.... The service description and load identification will be found on the original equipment tire. Failure to use...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...and suspension components. You could lose control and have an accident resulting in serious injury or death. Use only the tire and wheel .... • Failure to equip your vehicle with tires having adequate speed capability can result in sudden tire failure and loss of vehicle control. CAUTION! Replacing ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... • Do not drive for prolonged period on dry pavement. • Observe the tire chain manufacturer's instructions on the method of installation, operating speed, and conditions for use. Always use the lower suggested operating speed of the chain ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... on dry pavement. Observe the tire chain manufacturer's instructions on method of installation, operating speed, and conditions for usage. Always use the lower suggested ... with your vehicle and should not be operated at sustained speeds over 75 mph (120 km/h). TIRE ROTATION ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... diagram. TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS) - IF EQUIPPED • The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) will warn the driver of a low tire pressure based on the vehicle recommended cold placard pressure. • The tire pressure will vary with ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    STARTING AND OPERATING 243 • The TPM System will warn the driver of a low tire pressure if ... order for the Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light to turn off. The system will automatically update and ... Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will turn off once the system receives the updated tire ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... original equipment tires and wheels. TPMS pressures and warning have been established for the tire size equipped on your vehicle. Undesirable system operation or sensor damage may result when using replacement equipment that is not of the same size, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    STARTING AND OPERATING 245 Base System - If Equipped The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses wireless technology with ... receives the updated tire pressures, the system will automatically update and the Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will turn off. The vehicle ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... has a pressure below the low-pressure warning limit, the Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will remain ON and a chime will still .... Premium System - If Equipped The Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) uses wireless technology with wheel rim mounted electronic sensors to monitor tire pressure...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings The Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will illuminate in the instrument ..., and the Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will turn off. The vehicle may need ... Monitoring Telltale Light to illuminate or the chime to sound. 5 NOTE: You can change the pressure ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will flash on and off for 60 seconds and an audible chime will sound when a system fault is ... fault still exists. If the system fault no longer exists, the Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will no longer flash, and the CHECK TPM SYSTEM message will no longer...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...a pressure below the low-pressure warning limit, the Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will remain ON and a chime will still sound each ignition ... update automatically. In addition, the Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will turn OFF, and the graphic in the EVIC will stop...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... and in some circumstances may result in poorer performance. Light spark knock at low engine speeds is not harmful to your engine. However, continued heavy spark knock at high speeds can cause damage and immediate service is required. Poor quality gasoline can cause ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... gasolines will provide excellent performance and durability of engine and fuel system components. Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends Some ... may result in starting and driveability problems and may damage critical fuel system components. Problems that result from using methanol/gasoline or E85 Ethanol blends ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... by Federal law. Using leaded gasoline can impair engine performance, or damage the emission control system. • An out-of-tune engine, or certain fuel or ignition malfunctions, can ... overheat. If you notice a pungent burning odor or some light smoke, your engine may be out-of-tune ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... of these products contain high concentrations of methanol. Fuel system damage or vehicle performance problems resulting from the use of such fuels or additives ... emissions control systems can result in civil penalties being assessed against you. Carbon Monoxide Warnings • Do ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... the fuel filler cap. If the gas cap is lost or damaged, be sure the replacement cap is for use with this vehicle. NOTE: When removing the fuel filler cap, lay the cap tether in the hook, located on the fuel filler cap door reinforcement. Gas Cap ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    STARTING AND OPERATING 255 CAUTION! • Damage to the fuel system or emission control system could result from using an improper fuel tank filler tube ... let impurities into the fuel system. • A poorly fitting gas cap may cause the Malfunction Indicator Light to turn on. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...reset button to turn off the message. If the problem continues, the message will appear the next time ...turn on the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL). Refer to "Onboard Diagnostic System" in Section 7 of this manual for more ... Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) front • Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) rear...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... front and rear axles evenly. Make sure that you do not exceed either front or rear GAWR. WARNING! Because the front wheels steer ... either rating is exceeded. You could lose control of the vehicle and have an accident. Overloading ... service as long as you do not exceed the GVWR and front and rear ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...distribute the load evenly over the front and rear axles. Overloading can cause potential safety hazards and shorten useful service life. Heavier axles or suspension components do not necessarily increase the vehicle's GVWR. Loading To load your vehicle ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... coverage, follow the requirements and recommendations in this manual concerning vehicles used for trailer towing. Common ... vehicle scale. The entire weight of the trailer must be supported by the scale. Gross Combination Weight Rating (... and rear axles evenly. Make sure that you do not exceed either ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... and mediumsized trailers. Weight-Distributing Hitch A weight-distributing system works by applying leverage through spring (load) bars. They are typically used for heavier ...more level ride, offering more consistent steering and brake control thereby enhancing towing safety. The ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... WARNING! • An improperly adjusted Weight Distributing Hitch system may reduce handling, stability, braking performance, and could result in an accident. • Weight Distributing Systems may not be compatible with Surge Brake Couplers. Consult with your hitch and ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... trailer weight a given trailer hitch class can tow and should be used to assist you in selecting the correct trailer hitch for your intended towing condition.... drivetrain. Trailer Hitch Classification Class Max. GTW (Gross Trailer Wt.) Class I - Light Duty 2,000 lbs (907 kg) Class II - Medium 3,500...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... the maximum trailer weight ratings towable for your given drivetrain. Engine/Transmission 2.7L Automatic Frontal Area Max. GTW (Gross Trailer Wt.) Up to 2 persons & ...square meters) 32 SQ. FT. (2.97 square meters) Refer to local laws for maximum trailer towing speeds. 5
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ...the trailer to sway severely side to side which will cause loss of control of the vehicle and trailer. Failure to load trailers heavier in ... bumper or trailer hitch. Consider the following items when computing the weight on the rear axle of the vehicle: • The tongue weight of the trailer. • The ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...trailer. Overloading can cause a loss of control, poor performance, or damage to brakes, axle, engine, transmission, steering, suspension, chassis structure, or tires... towing, limit your speed to 50 mph (80 km/h). Perform the maintenance listed in Section 8 of this manual. When towing...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... on a grade. When parking, apply the parking brake on the tow vehicle. Put the tow vehicle automatic transmission in P for Park. Always, block or chock the trailer wheels. • ...Tires − Do not attempt to tow a trailer while using a compact spare tire. − Proper tire inflation pressures ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... Brakes − Do not interconnect the hydraulic brake system or vacuum system of your vehicle with that of the trailer. ... with a hydraulic surge actuated brake system, an electronic brake controller is not required. − Trailer ... lines. It can overload your brake system and cause it to fail. You might ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    268 STARTING AND OPERATING Towing Requirements - Trailer Lights & Wiring Whenever you pull a trailer, regardless of the trailer size, stop lights and turn signals on the trailer are required for motoring safety. The Trailer Tow Package may include a 4 and 7 pin wiring...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ...more than 45 minutes of continuous operation. See Schedule "B" in section 8 of this manual for transmission fluid change intervals. NOTE: Check the automatic transmission fluid level before towing. Towing Tips - Electronic Speed Control (If Equipped) − Don't ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... or vehicle speed when road conditions and RPM level allows. Towing Tips - Cooling System To reduce potential for engine and transmission overheating, take the following ... for short periods, put transmission in neutral and increase engine idle speed. − Highway Driving Reduce speed...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES CONTENTS Hazard Warning Flasher ...272 If Your Engine Overheats ...272 Jacking And Tire Changing ...274 ▫ Preparations For Jacking ...274 ▫ Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage ...275 ▫ Jacking And Changing a...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... On the highways - Slow down. • In city traffic - While stopped, put transmission in neutral, but do not increase engine idle speed. To engage the Hazard Warning Flashers, depress the switch on the instrument panel. When the Hazard Warning ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...HI. This allows the heater core to act as a supplement to the radiator and aids in removing heat from the engine cooling system. WARNING! A hot engine cooling system is dangerous. You or others could be badly burned by steam or boiling coolant. You may...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... as possible. Avoid icy or slippery areas. 2. Set the parking brake and place the gear selector in ... vehicle, take it to a service center where it can be raised on a lift. • The jack is designed to use as a tool for changing tires only. The jack should not be used to lift the vehicle for service ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...these steps to access the jack and spare tire. NOTE: The spare tire must be removed in order to access the jack. 1. Open the trunk. 2. Lift the access cover using the pull strap. 6 Opening The Access Panel 3. Remove the fastener securing the spare tire.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    276 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES Spare Tire Fastener Jack Fastener 4. Remove the spare tire. 5. Remove the fastener securing the jack. WARNING! A loose tire or jack thrown forward in a collision or hard stop could endanger the occupants of the vehicle....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... tire. Passengers should not remain in the vehicle when the vehicle is being jacked. 2. Remove the spare tire, jack, and lug wrench. 3. If... raising the vehicle, use the lug wrench to pry the center cap off carefully. 6 Center Cap Removal WARNING! To avoid possible personal injury, handle the wheel...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    278 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES 4. Before raising the vehicle, use the lug wrench to loosen, but not remove, the lug nuts on the wheel with the flat tire. Turn the lug nuts counter-clockwise one turn while the wheel is still on the ground. 5. Place the jack ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES 279 6 Jack Engagement Locations
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...TO DO IN EMERGENCIES 6. Raise the vehicle just enough to remove the flat tire and install the spare tire.... spare tire is for temporary emergency use with radial tires. It is engineered to be used on your style vehicle only....is designed as an emergency spare only. Do not exceed 50 MPH (80 km/h) speed.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    .... 3. Install the cover by hand, snapping the cover over the two lug nuts. Do not use a hammer or excessive force to install the cover. 4. Install the remaining lug nuts. 5. Return to Step 9 of the "Jacking and Changing a Tire" procedure. 6
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...as this could establish a ground connection and personal injury could result. 3. Set the parking brake, place the automatic transmission in PARK, and turn the ignition switch to the OFF (or LOCK) position on both vehicles. 4. Turn off the heater, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... with ESP, refer to Synchronizing ESP under Electronic Stability Program in Section 5 of this manual if the ESP/BAS light (in the instrument cluster) remains on continuously after starting the engine of the vehicle with the discharged battery. 6 Jump-Starting
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    .... Be careful of the moving belts and fan. WARNING! Any procedure other than above ... Program (ESP) - if equipped, or Traction Control System (TCS) - if equipped before rocking the vehicle. For details, refer to "Electronic Stability Program," or "Traction Control System" in this manual.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... or drivetrain damage may result. • Racing the engine or spinning the wheels too fast may lead to transmission overheating and failure. ... (48 km), and the towing speed must not exceed 30 mph (48 6 WARNING! Fast spinning tires can be dangerous. Forces generated by excessive wheel speeds may cause ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... km/h). Exceeding these towing limits may cause a transmission geartrain failure. If .... Damage to the front fascia will result. • If the transmission is not operative, or if the vehicle is to be towed ... truck. Damage to the transmission may result. • Do not tow the vehicle from the rear. Damage ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...Compartment ...289 3.5L Engine Compartment ...290 5.7L Engine Compartment ...291 Onboard Diagnostic System - OBD II ...292 ▫ Loose ... Inspection And Maintenance Programs ...293 Replacement Parts ...294 Dealer Service ...294 Maintenance Procedures ...295 ▫ Engine Oil ...295 ▫ Engine Oil Filter ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... ...307 ▫ Cooling System ...308 ▫ Hoses And Vacuum/Vapor Harnesses ...312 ▫ Fuel System ...313 ▫ Brake System ...313 ▫ Automatic Transmission ...316 ▫ All Wheel Drive (AWD) - If Equipped ...317 ▫ Front And Rear Wheel Bearings ...318 ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 289 2.7L ENGINE COMPARTMENT 7
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    290 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 3.5L ENGINE COMPARTMENT
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 291 5.7L ENGINE COMPARTMENT 7
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... diagnostic system called OBD II. This system monitors the performance of the emissions, engine, and automatic transmission control systems. When these systems are operating properly, your vehicle will provide excellent performance and fuel economy, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...requirement to pass an inspection of your vehicle's emissions control system. Failure to pass could prevent ... and is not on when the engine is running, and that the OBD (On Board Diagnostic) system is ready for testing....ready. The OBD system may not be ready if your vehicle was recently serviced, if...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... off the ignition key or start the engine. This means that your vehicle's OBD system is not ready ... off the ignition key or start the engine. This means that your vehicle's OBD system is ready and ... yourself. NOTE: Intentional tampering with emissions control systems can result in civil penalties ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... injured working on or around a motor vehicle. Only do service work for which you ... that follow contain the required maintenance services determined by the engineers who designed your vehicle. Besides... and MAX markings on the dipstick. Adding 1.0 quart (1.0L) of oil when the reading is at the MIN mark...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... will result in an oil level at the top of the "SAFE" range on these engines. Engine Oil Dipstick CAUTION! Overfilling or underfilling will cause oil aeration or loss ... the correct level. Check the oil level at regular intervals, such as every fuel stop. Engine Oil Dipstick
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... follow schedule "B" in the Maintenance Schedules in this manual. If none of these applies to you, then change your engine oil at every interval shown on schedule A in the Maintenance Schedules in this manual. NOTE: Under no circumstances should oil change ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... only recommends API Certified engine oils. operation of the Multiple Displacement System (MDS). Refer to ... certification mark and the correct SAE viscosity grade number should not be used. Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) - 3.5L Engine... engine must use SAE 5W-20 oil. Failure to do so may result in...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... may be impaired by supplemental additives. Disposing of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters Care should be taken in disposing of used engine oil and oil filters from your vehicle. Used oil and oil filters, indiscriminately discarded, can present a problem to the environment. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    .... The quality of replacement filters varies considerably. Only high quality filters should be used to assure most efficient service. Mopar Engine Oil Filters are a high quality oil filter and are recommended. Drive Belts - Check ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...) can provide a measure of protection in the case of engine backfire. Do not remove the air induction system (air cleaner, hoses, etc) unless such ... compartment before starting the vehicle with the air induction system (air cleaner, hoses, etc) removed. Failure to do so can result ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...of catalyst damage: • Do not shut off the engine or interrupt the ignition when the transmission is in gear and the vehicle is in motion. • Do not try to start engine by pushing ...or malfunctioning operating conditions. WARNING! A hot exhaust system can start a fire if you park over ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... is stored under an access cover in the trunk. Remote battery terminals are located in the engine compartment for jump starting. WARNING! • Battery fluid is a corrosive acid solution and can burn or even blind you. Don't allow battery fluid to contact your eyes, skin, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ..., disconnect both vehicle battery cables before connecting the charger to battery. Do not ... approved by the manufacturer for your air conditioning system. Some unapproved refrigerants are flammable and... unapproved refrigerants or lubricants can cause the system to fail, requiring costly repairs. Refer...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...Slide the lid on the filter adapter forward and down and remove used filter. Install new filter with arrows pointing in the direction of airflow, which ... certified DaimlerChrysler Dealership. WARNING! Fluid level should be checked on a level surface and with the engine off to prevent...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... on dry glass for long periods may cause deterioration of the wiper blades. Always use washer fluid when using the wipers to remove salt or dirt from a dry windshield. Avoid using the wiper blades to remove frost or ice from the windshield. Keep the blade ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaust system. Whenever a change is noticed in the sound of the exhaust... system each time the vehicle is raised for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required. WARNING... available windshield washer solvents are flammable. They could ignite and burn you...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... the "Safety Tips" section of this manual. Cooling System Coolant Checks Check engine coolant (antifreeze) protection ... recovery bottle. DO NOT REMOVE THE COOLANT PRESSURE CAP WHEN THE COOLING SYSTEM IS HOT. WARNING! • When working near the radiator cooling fan, disconnect the fan motor lead ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...clean and flush with a reliable cooling system cleaner. Follow with a thorough rinsing to remove all deposits and ... possible. • Do not use plain water alone or alcohol-base engine coolant (antifreeze) ... has not been designed for use with Propylene Glycol based coolants. Use of Propylene Glycol based...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    .../engine coolant solution. The use of lower quality water will reduce the amount of corrosion protection in the engine cooling system. Please note ... types will decrease the life of the engine coolant and will require more frequent coolant changes. Cooling System Pressure Cap The cap must be fully ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... system. To prevent scalding or injury, do not remove the pressure cap while the system is hot or under pressure. • Do not use a pressure cap ... or engine damage may result. Disposal of Used Coolant Used ethylene glycol based engine coolant is a regulated substance requiring proper ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ..., or if the level in the coolant recovery bottle does not drop when the engine cools, the cooling system should be pressure tested for leaks. • Maintain coolant concentration at 50% HOAT engine coolant (minimum) and distilled water for proper ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...to insure they are properly installed and fully connected. See your authorized dealer for service. Brake System In order to assure brake system performance, all brake system components should be inspected periodically. Suggested service intervals can be found in the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ...(during vehicle operation), should be noted before a hose is replaced based on leakage. • Inspect the brake hoses whenever the brake system is serviced and at every engine oil change. Inspect hydraulic brake hoses for surface cracking, scuffing, or...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...VEHICLE 315 Master Cylinder - Brake Fluid Level Check Check the fluid level in the master cylinder immediately if the brake system warning light indicates system failure. Check the fluid level in the master cylinder when performing underhood services...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... Regular automatic transmission fluid level checks are not required. For this reason, the dipstick is omitted... and/or torque converter shudder. Using a transmission fluid other than that recommended by the manufacturer... under normal operating conditions. If a transmission fluid leak occurs, visit your...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 317 Fluid and Filter Changes Automatic transmission fluid and filter should be changed as ... any reason, the fluid and filter should be changed. Special Additives Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) is an engineered product and its performance may be impaired by supplemental ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    318 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Fluid Changes The fluid should be changed as follows: Normal Usage Front Differential No Service Required Transfer Case Refer to Maintenance Schedule "A" Severe Usage Front Differential No Service Required Transfer Case Refer to ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... YOUR VEHICLE 319 What Causes Corrosion? Corrosion is the result of deterioration or removal of paint and protective coatings from your vehicle. The ..., use Mopar Super Kleen Bug and Tar Remover to remove. • Use Mopar Cleaner Wax to remove road film, stains and to protect your paint finish. Take ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... chrome plated wheels should be cleaned regularly with a mild soap and water to prevent corrosion. To remove heavy soil and/or excessive brake dust, use Mopar Wheel Cleaner (05066247AB) or equivalent or select a nonabrasive, non-acidic cleaner....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... avoid soaking your leather upholstery with any liquid. Please do not use polishes, oils, cleaning fluids, solvents, detergents, or ammonia-based cleaners to clean your leather upholstery. Application of a leather conditioner is not required to ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... or abrasive cleaners. If soap is used, wipe clean with a clean damp rag. 2. Dry with a soft tissue. Seat Belt Maintenance Do not bleach, dye, or clean ... Clean, a mild soap solution, or lukewarm water. Do not remove the belts from the vehicle to wash them. Replace the belts if they...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...Orange Description - - Adjustable Pedals - if equipped AC Clutch/Horn - Front Control Module (FCM) Fog Lights - if equipped Lights - License, Park, Side Marker, Stop, Turn Front Control Module (FCM) Powertrain Control Module (PCM)/Starter ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... Yellow 30 Amp - Anti-lock Brakes System Pink (ABS) Valves - if equipped/Powertrain Control Module (PCM)... 30 Amp Pink Mini Fuse - - Description Starter Anti-lock Brakes System (ABS) Pump Motor - if equipped AC Clutch/...(FCM) Transmission - RLE Front Control Module (FCM) 22 23 24 25 26 27
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... with a rating other than indicated may result in a dangerous electrical system overload. If a properly rated fuse continues to blow, it indicates a problem in the circuit that must be corrected. Fuses (Rear Power Distribution Center) There is also a power ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ...MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Cavity 5 6 7 8 9 Rear Power Distribution Center Cartridge Fuse 30 Amp ... * 13 * 14 15 16 - - Heated Seats - if equipped 20 Amp Fuel ... - - 15 Amp Ignition Switch/Airbag Blue Control Module (ACM) 20 Amp... Yellow 10 Amp AC Heater Control/ Red Cluster/Sentry Key Remote...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... Cavity Cluster Selectable Power Outlet Stop Lights Airbag/Airbag Control Module (ACM) Curtain Airbag ...32 33 34 Anti-lock Brakes Module - if equipped/Cluster/ Front Control Module (FCM)/Powertrain Control Module (PCM)/ Sentry Key Remote Keyless Entry/Stop Lights 10 Amp Door Modules/Power Red ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...if equipped/Radio/ Satellite Receiver - if equipped 15 Amp Transmission - NAG1 Blue 5 Amp Cargo Light/Overhead Orange Console 10 Amp Heated Mirrors - ... Cavity 11. The Passenger Seat Switch is fused by the 25 amp circuit breaker in Cavity 12. The Door Modules (except base), the Driver Door Lock Switch
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... (base), the Driver Express Power Window Switch (if equipped), and the Passenger Door Lock Switch (base) are fused by the 25 amp ... may result in a dangerous electrical system overload. If a properly rated fuse continues to blow, it indicates a problem in the circuit that ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... Light ...JKLE14140 NOTE: For lighted switches, see your dealer for replacement instructions. All of the interior bulbs ... types. Aluminum base bulbs are not approved and should not be used for replacement. LIGHT BULBS ......194 (Serviced at Dealer) Tail/Stop Light ...3057 Tail/Turn Light ...3057 Rear ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... YOUR VEHICLE 331 BULB REPLACEMENT Low Beam Headlight, High Beam Headlight, Park/Turn Light, and Front Side Marker Light 1. Open the hood. NOTE: Removal of the air cleaner filter housing may be necessary prior to replacing bulbs in the headlight assembly on...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    332 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 3 - Park/Turn Light Bulb 4 - Side Marker Light Bulb CAUTION! Do not touch the new bulb with your fingers. Oil contamination will severely shorten bulb life. If the bulb comes in contact with an oily surface, clean the bulb with rubbing alcohol.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... Light, Side Marker Light, Tail/Turn Light, and Tail/Stop Light 1. Open the Trunk. 2. Remove two fasteners from the back of the tail light assembly. 3. Pull back the trunk liner. 4. Remove the remaining fastener from the back of the tail light assembly. 5. Push the electrical...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    334 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 7. Pull the tail light assembly clear from the vehicle to access the bulbs. 8. Turn the appropriate bulb and socket assembly counter-clockwise to remove it from the tail light assembly. 2 - Side Marker Light Bulb 1 - Backup Light Bulb
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 335 3 - Tail/Turn Light Bulb 4 - Tail/Stop Light Bulb 9. Pull the bulb out of ... the bulb and socket assembly into the tail light assembly, and then turn it clockwise. 12. Reinstall the tail light assembly, fasteners, electrical connector, and trunk liner. 13. Close the...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... Light 1. Remove the screws securing the light to the rear fascia. 2. Remove the bulb and socket assembly. 3. Pull the bulb out of the socket assembly. 4. ...assembly. 5. Reinstall the bulb and socket assembly. 6. Reattach the light to the rear fascia, and then install the screws. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... 5W-20, API Certified) Cooling System * 2.7 Liter Engine (Mopar Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,... Formula) or equivalent. 5.7 Liter Engine without Severe Duty II Cooling System (Mopar Antifreeze/Coolant ... Mile Formula) or equivalent. 5.7 Liter Engine with Severe Duty II Cooling System (Mopar Antifreeze/...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS Engine Component Engine Coolant Engine Oil (2.7 Liter) Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine .... Mopar 05281090 or equivalent. Refer to the Vehicle Emission Control Information label in the engine compartment. 87 Octane 87 to ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 339 Chassis Component Automatic Transmission Brake Master Cylinder Fluids, Lubricants and Genuine Parts Mopar ATF+4 Automatic Transmission Fluid. Mopar DOT 3, SAE J1703 should be used. If DOT 3, SAE J1703 brake fluid is not available, then DOT 4 ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 340
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES CONTENTS Emission Control System Maintenance ...342 Maintenance Schedules ...342 ▫ Schedule "B" ...345 M A I N T E N A N C E S ▫ Schedule "A" ...355 C H E D U L E S 8
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ... the continued proper functioning of the emission control system. These, and all other maintenance services included in this manual, should be done ... that are listed below and at the beginning of the schedule. Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter every 60,000 miles (100 000 km) if the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...16 km). • More than 50% of your driving is at sustained high speeds during hot weather, above 90°F (32°C). • Trailer ...• Off-road or desert operation. NOTE: If ANY of these apply to you, then change your engine oil every 3,000 miles (5 000 km) or 3 months, whichever comes first, and follow the...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...rubber seals on each side of the radiator for proper fit. At Each Oil Change • Change the engine oil filter. • Inspect the exhaust system. • Inspect the brake hoses. • Inspect the CV joints and front and rear suspension components. • Check ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    SCHEDULE "B" Follow Schedule "B" if you usually operate your vehicle under one or more of the following conditions. Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter every 60,000 miles (100 000 km) if the vehicle is usually operated under ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    M 346 SCHEDULE "B" A I N Miles T (Kilometers) E N Change engine oil and engine oil filter, if not A replaced at 3 months. N C Inspect the air cleaner filter and replace if... X Replace the air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Replace the air ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    SCHEDULE "B" 347 M Miles (Kilometers) Change engine oil and engine oil filter, if not replaced at 3 months. Inspect the air cleaner filter and ... filter. Replace the spark plugs. 5.7L Engine. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Check and replace, if necessary, ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    M 348 SCHEDULE "B" A I N Miles T (Kilometers) E N Change engine oil and engine oil filter, if not A replaced at 3 months. N C...) X X 8 Replace the air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Change the rear axle fluid. Replace the air conditioning filter. Rotate the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... accessory drive belt and tensioner. Replace if required. Check and replace, if necessary, the PCV valve. * ‡ Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter. Replace the air conditioning filter. Flush and replace engine coolant at 60 months if ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    M 350 SCHEDULE "B" A I N Miles T (Kilometers) E N Change engine oil and engine oil filter, if not A replaced at 3 months. ...8 Replace the air cleaner filter. Replace the spark plugs. 5.7L Engine. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Check and replace, if necessary, the PCV valve. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...B" 351 M Miles (Kilometers) Change engine oil and engine oil filter, if... the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Replace the engine timing belt... the rear axle fluid. Replace the air conditioning filter. Flush and replace engine... the Transfer Case Fluid - All Wheel Drive (AWD) only. 93,000 (155...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... linings and rotors. Replace the spark plugs. 5.7L Engine. Check and replace, if necessary, the PCV valve. * Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter. Replace the air conditioning filter. Flush and replace the engine coolant at 120 months, if ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    SCHEDULE "B" 353 M Miles (Kilometers) Change engine oil and engine oil filter, if not replaced at 3 months. Inspect the air cleaner filter and... the air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Check and Inspect the accessory drive belt and tensioner. ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    M 354 SCHEDULE "B" A I N Miles T (Kilometers) E N Change engine oil and engine oil filter, if not reA placed at 3 months. N C ... 000) X Replace the air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Change the rear axle fluid. Replace the air conditioning filter. Rotate the ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... 355 M SCHEDULE “A” Miles (Kilometers) [Months] Change engine oil and engine oil filter. Inspect the air cleaner filter and ...the air cleaner filter. Replace the spark plugs. 5.7L Engine. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Replace the air conditioning filter. Rotate the tires....
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    M 356 SCHEDULE "A" A I N Miles T (Kilometers) E N [Months] A Change engine oil and engine oil filter. N C Inspect the air cleaner filter and ... air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Replace the spark plugs. 5.7L Engine. Check and Inspect the accessory drive belt ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... 357 M Miles (Kilometers) [Months] Change engine oil and engine oil filter. Inspect the air cleaner filter and replace if required... air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Check and...engine timing belt. 3.5L Engine. Change the Transfer Case Fluid - All Wheel Drive ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    M 358 SCHEDULE "A" A I N Miles T (Kilometers) E N [Months] A Change engine oil and engine oil filter. N C Inspect the air cleaner filter and ... air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Replace the spark plugs. 5.7L Engine. Check and Inspect the accessory drive belt ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ..."A" 359 M Miles (Kilometers) [Months] Change engine oil and engine oil filter. Inspect the air ...Replace the air cleaner filter. Inspect the front and rear brake linings and rotors. Replace the air ... be badly injured working on or around a motor vehicle. Only do service work for which you have the...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 360
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CONTENTS Suggestions For Obtaining Service For Your Vehicle ...362 ▫ Prepare For The Appointment ...362 ▫ Prepare A ...365 Department Of Transportation Uniform Tire Quality Grades ...366 ▫ Treadwear ...367 ▫ Traction Grades ...367 ▫ Temperature Grades ...367 9
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... log of your vehicle's service history. This can often provide a clue to the current problem. Prepare A List Make a written list of your vehicle's problems or the specific work you want done. ... service must be done by an authorized Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep dealer. We strongly recommend that you ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ...• Owner's telephone number (home and office) • Dealership name • Vehicle identification number • Vehicle delivery date and mileage DaimlerChrysler Motors Corporation Customer Center P.O. Box 21-8004 Auburn Hills, MI 48321-8004 Phone: (800) 992-1997 DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. Customer...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    364 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE Service Contract You may have purchased a ... expires. The manufacturer stands behind only the manufacturer's Service Contracts. If you purchased a manufacturer's ... Service Contract, and you require service after your manufacturer's new vehicle limited warranty...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... Boxes). • 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 9
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... it easy for students and technicians to find and fix problems on computercontrolled vehicle systems and features. They show exactly how to find and correct problems the first time, using step-by-step troubleshooting and driveability procedures, proven diagnostic ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... of asphalt and concrete. A tire marked C may have poor traction performance. WARNING! The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or peak traction...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    368 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE WARNING! The temperature grade for this tire is established for a tire that is properly inflated and not overloaded. Excessive speed, under inflation, or excessive loading, either separately or in combination, can cause heat buildup and possible tire failure.
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    INDEX 10
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    370 INDEX ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) ...214 Adding Engine Coolant (Antifreeze) ...... Airbag, Window (Side Curtain) ...42,47 Alarm (Security Alarm) ...135 Alarm System (... Antifreeze (Engine Coolant) ...309,310,337 Disposal ...311 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...214 Anti-Lock Warning Light ...136,216 ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ..., Seat ...34 Body Mechanism Lubrication ...306 B-Pillar Location ...228 Brake Assist System ...220 Brake, Parking ...213 Brake System ...214,313 Anti-Lock (ABS) ...214 Fluid Check ...315,339 Hoses ...314 Master Cylinder ...315 Parking ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... Radiator Cap ...310 Selection of Coolant (Antifreeze) ...309,337,338 Cruise Control (Speed Control) ...105 Cruise Light ...129 Cup Holder ...119,322 ......49 Daytime Running Lights ...97 Dealer Service ...294 Defroster, Rear Window ...190 Defroster, Windshield ...61,181,186
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... Electrical Power Outlets ...117 Electronic Speed Control (Cruise Control) ...105 Electronic Stability Program (ESP) ...221 Electronic Throttle Control Warning Light ...130 Electronic Vehicle Information Center......272 Towing ...285 Emission Control System Maintenance ...293,342 Engine ...289,290,291...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ...Capacities ...337 Fluid Leaks ...61 Fluid Level Checks Brake ...315 Cooling System ...308 Engine Oil ...295,296 Power Steering ...305 ..., Lubricants and Genuine Parts ...338 Fog Lights ...97,133 Folding Rear Seat ...93 Freeing A Stuck Vehicle ...284 Front Suspension Ball Joints ......
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    INDEX 375 Requirements ...250,337 Tank Capacity ...337 Fuel System Caution ...255 Fueling ...254 Fuses ...323 Garage Door Opener (HomeLink ...96,102 Passing ...98 Switch ...95 Time Delay ...96 Heated Seats ...91 Heater ...180 Heater, Engine Block ...197 High Beam/Low Beam...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... ...321 Interior Appearance Care ...320 Interior Fuses ...323 Interior Lights ...99 Intermittent Wipers (Delay Wipers) ... Lead Free Gasoline ...250 Life of Tires ...238 Lights ...61,95 Airbag ...46,49,61,131 Anti-Lock ...136,216 Automatic Headlights ...96 Brake Assist Warning ...223 Brake Warning ......
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... Oil Pressure ...132 Passing ...98 Reading ...108 Seat Belt Reminder ...133 Service ...330,331 Service Engine Soon (Malfunction Indicator) ...136 Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPMS) ...135,242 Traction Control ...223 Turn Signal ...98,131 Voltage ...129 Warning (Instrument Cluster ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... ...342 Schedule "A" ...355 Schedule "B" ...345 Malfunction Indicator Light (Check Engine) ...136,293 Manual, Service ...365 Methanol ...251 Mini-Trip Computer ...140 Mirrors ...66 Automatic Dimming ...66 Electric Remote ...68 ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ......202 Overhead Console ...108 Overheating, Engine ...130,272 Owner's Manual (Operator Manual) ...365 Panic Alarm ...20 Parking Brake ...213 Parking On Hill ...213 Passing Light ...98 Pedals, Adjustable ...104 Personal Settings ...146 Pets ...58...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... ...176 Radio, Satellite ...169,173 Radio (Sound Systems) ...150,157 Rear Seat, Folding ...93 Rear Window Defroster ...190 Rear Window Features ...190 ... (RKE) ...17 Remote Sound System (Radio) Controls ...176 Remote Trunk Release ...32 Replacement Parts ...294 Replacement ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Assistance ...362 Service Contract ...364 Service Engine Soon Light (Malfunction Indicator) ...136 Service Manuals ...365 Setting the Clock ...152,...,275 Spark Plugs ...300 Speed Control (Cruise Control) ...105 Speedometer ...129 Starting ...194 Automatic Transmission ...195 Engine Fails to Start ......
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...,329 Storing Your Vehicle ...329 Sun Roof ...114 Sunglasses Storage ...109 Supplemental Restraint System - Airbag ...42 Synthetic Engine Oil ...299 System, Navigation ...168 Tachometer ...129 Telescoping Steering Column ...103 Temperature Control, Automatic ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... Recreational ...270 Weight ...263 Towing Vehicle Behind a Motor Home ...270 Traction Control ...218 Traction Control Switch ...218 Trailer Towing ...259 Cooling System Tips ...270 ... Trunk Release, Emergency ...33 Trunk Release Remote Control ...32 Turn Signals ...98,131 UConnect™ ...
  • 2007 Dodge Charger | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    .../Alterations ...7 Vehicle Storage ...188,329 Vehicle Theft Alarm (Security Alarm) ...15 Video Entertainment System (Rear Seat Video System) ...172 Warning Flasher, Hazard ...272 Warning Lights (Instrument Cluster Description) ...129 Warnings and ...



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