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2010 Jeep Patriot Owner's Manual

2010 Jeep Patriot Manual

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  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2010 OWNER' S MANUAL Patriot
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... ...87 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL ...183 STARTING AND OPERATING ...285 WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES ...383 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE ...399 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES ...447 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE ...467 INDEX ...477 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    INTRODUCTION CONTENTS Introduction ...4 Rollover Warning ...4 How To Use This Manual ...5 Warnings And Cautions ...7 Vehicle Identification Number ...7 1 Vehicle Modifications/Alterations ...8
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... of service and engineering specialists to acquaint you with the operation and maintenance of your vehicle. It is supplemented by a Warranty Information Booklet, located on the DVD, and various customer-oriented documents. Please take the time to read ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... belt. Always buckle up. HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Consult the Table of Contents to determine which section contains the information you desire. Since...that may be used on your vehicle or throughout is a major cause of severe or fatal injury. In fact, the U.S. this Owner's Manual: government notes that...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    6 INTRODUCTION
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    ... contains CAUTIONS against procedures that could result in damage to your vehicle. If you do not read this entire manual, you may miss important information. Observe all Warnings and Cautions. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    8 INTRODUCTION VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS WARNING! Any modifications or alterations to this vehicle could seriously affect its roadworthiness and safety and may lead to an accident resulting in serious injury or death.
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    ...Sentry Key ...14 ▫ Replacement Keys ...15 ▫ Customer Key Programming ...16 ▫ General Information ...17 Vehicle Security Alarm - If Equipped ...17 ▫ ... The Security Alarm ...18 ▫ To Disarm The System ...18 ▫ Vehicle Security Alarm Manual Override ...18 Remote Keyless Entry ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... Alarm ...22 ▫ Programming Additional Transmitters ...23 ▫ General Information ...23 ▫ Transmitter Battery Replacement ...24 Remote Starting System - If Equipped ...25 ▫ How To Use Remote Start ...25 Door Locks ...27 ▫ Manual Door Locks ...27 ▫ Power ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 11 ▫ Seat Belt Pretensioners - If Equipped ...... Head Restraints (AHR) . . 49 ▫ Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert ) ...53 ▫ Seat Belt ... ▫ Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle ...83 ▫ Periodic Safety Checks You Should ...
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    12 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS The authorized dealer that...key code numbers for your vehicle locks. These numbers can be used to order duplicate ...shift lever in PARK (if equipped with an automatic transmission). 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ACC (Accessory)...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 13 described. If a malfunction occurs, the ... until you obtain service. 2 WARNING! Never leave children alone in a vehicle. Leaving unattended ... operate power windows, other controls, or move the vehicle. Ignition Switch Positions 1 - LOCK 2 - ACC (...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...Vehicle" for further information. SENTRY KEY The Sentry Key Immobilizer System prevents unauthorized vehicle... switch lock cylinder for that vehicle. ignition, the power door locks will not lock and... Entry (RKE) transmitter will not function. switch, the Vehicle Security Light will turn on for three...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    .... If the light remains on after the bulb check, it indicates that there is a problem with the electronics. In addition, if the Vehicle Security Light begins to flash ... to the vehicle electronics. Replacement Keys NOTE: Only keys that are programmed to the vehicle electronics can be used to start and ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... the Sentry Key Immobilizer Turn the ignition switch to the ON position within System serviced, bring all vehicle keys with you to an 15 seconds. After ..., a chime will sound. In addition, the Vehicle Security Light will begin to flash. authorized dealer. Turn the ignition switch to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... and visual signals. The horn will reprogrammed. All vehicle keys must be taken to an sound, the headlights, park lamps and/or turn signals authorized dealer at the time of service to be will flash repeatedly for three minutes. If the disturbance is ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... ON position. 2. Lock the door using either the power door LOCK Vehicle Security Alarm Manual Override switch or the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) ... you lock the and close all doors. doors using the manual door lock plunger. 3. The Vehicle Security Light in the instrument cluster ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 19 turn signal lights will flash to acknowledge ... Center (EVIC), refer to "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Personal Settings (Customer-.... NOTE: The line of transmission must not be blocked with metal objects. • For vehicles not equipped ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... equipped with the EVIC. Refer to "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Personal Settings (CustomerProgrammable ...), unless the overhead map/reading lights are turned on manually. To Lock The Doors And Liftgate ... to lock all doors and liftgate. The turn signal lights will flash and the horn ...
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    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 21 Sound Horn With Remote Key ...vehicles equipped with the EVIC, refer to "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Personal Settings (Customer-... information. 2. Release both buttons at the same time. 3. Test the feature while outside of the vehicle ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... the feature while outside of the vehicle by pressing the LOCK/UNLOCK buttons on the RKE transmitter This feature will cause the turn signal lights to flash .... • For vehicles equipped with the EVIC, refer to "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Personal NOTE: Pressing the LOCK button on ...
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    ... including interference that may cause undesired time or if the vehicle speed is 5 mph (8 km/h) or greater. operation. NOTE: When you turn off the Panic ...to be proved by the party responsible for compliance could closer to the vehicle due to the radio frequency noises of void the userମ.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Transmitter Battery Replacement NOTE: Perchlorate Material ....ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate." The recommended replacement battery is CR2032. 1. If the RKE transmitter.... Separating Case Halves 2. Remove and replace the battery. Avoid touching the new battery...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...• maintaining security. The system has a range of approximately 300 ft (91 m). NOTE: The vehicle must be equipped with an automatic transmission to be equipped with Remote Start. How to Use Remote Start All of the following conditions must be met ...
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    26 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE To Enter Remote Start Press and ... (if programmed). Then, the engine will start and the vehicle will remain in the Remote Start mode for a 15-... sunroof opVehicle eration (if equipped) are disabled when the vehicle is Press and release the REMOTE START ...
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    ... the ON position in order to drive the vehicle. DOOR LOCKS Manual Door Locks Use the manual door lock plunger to lock the doors from inside the vehicle. If the plunger is ...will lock. Make sure the keys are not inside the vehicle before closing the door. Manual Door Lock Plunger 2 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... leaving the vehicle, always remove the key from the ignition lock and lock your vehicle. Do not leave unattended children in the vehicle or with access to an unlocked vehicle. Unsupervised use of vehicle equipment may cause severe personal injuries and death....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 29 Automatic Door Locks - If ... Center (EVIC), refer to "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) - If Equipped/Personal ... Your Instrument Panel" for further information. 2 • For vehicles not equipped with the EVIC, perform the following ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    30 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 3. Within 30 seconds, press the power ... you want to return this feature to 2. The transmission was in gear and the vehicle speed returned to 0 mph... equipped with the EVIC, refer to "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) - If Equipped/Personal...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 31 • For vehicles not equipped with the EVIC, perform the NOTE: • If you do not hear the chime it means that the system following procedure:... 15 seconds, cycle the ignition switch between • Use the Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit feature in ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    32 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the opposite rear door. Child-Protection Door Lock Function Child-Protection Door Lock Location WARNING! Avoid trapping anyone in a vehicle in a collision. Remember that the rear doors can only be opened from the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... is programmable. POWER WINDOWS - IF EQUIPPED Refer to "Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)/Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable ... ignition switch. Occupants, particularly unattended NOTE: • For vehicles not equipped with the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), the power ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    34 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Window Lockout Switch The window lockout switch on the driver's door allows you to disable the window control on the other doors. To disable the window controls on the other doors, press the window LOCKOUT switch. To enable the window controls, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...VEHICLE 35 LIFTGATE NOTE: The key that is used to start the vehicle is also used to lock or unlock the doors and ... and turn to the right (manual lock models only). The liftgate can also be unlocked using the ... lock cylinder and turn to the right (manual lock models only). Using the liftgate handle, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE • Although the liftgate has no inside... of the most important safety features in your vehicle are the restraint systems: • Three-point lap.... Keep the liftgate closed when you are operating the vehicle. • If you are required to drive with the liftgate...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 37 • Supplemental Side Airbag Inflatable Curtains (SABIC) If ... protection by managing occupant energy Please pay close attention to the information in this during an impact event - if equipped section. It tells you how to use your restraint system •...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... if you are not properly buckled up. You can strike the interior of your vehicle or .... Lap/Shoulder Belts All the seats in your vehicle are equipped with Lap/ Shoulder belts. The belt webbing ... and reduce the risk of you striking the inside of the vehicle or being thrown out. far away from home or on...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... 39 WARNING! • It is dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding ...allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat .... Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions 1. Enter the vehicle and close the door. Sit ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    40 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 2. The seat belt latch plate is along side the pillar near the 3. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch back of your seat. Grasp the latch plate and pull out the plate into the buckle until you hear a "click." belt. Slide the latch...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 41 WARNING! • A belt that is buckled into the wrong buckle will not protect you properly. The ... arm is dangerous. Your body could strike the inside surfaces of the vehicle in a collision, increasing head and neck injury. A belt ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    42 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 4. Position the lap belt across your thighs,... If you can't straighten a belt in your vehicle, take it to your authorized dealer immediately and... belt on your chest so that it is comfortable and not resting on your neck. The retractor will withdraw any...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 43 6. To release the belt, push the red button on the ..., frays, or loose parts. Damaged parts must be replaced immediately. Do not disassemble or modify the system. Seat belt assemblies must be replaced after a collision if they have been damaged (bent ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    44 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE In the rear seat, move toward the center of the .... Second Row Center Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions The second row center lap/shoulder belt ... stowed position in the right rear side trim panel. As a guide, if you are shorter than average you ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 45 2 Mini-Latch Stowage Routing The Rear Center Shoulder Belt 2. Grasp the mini-latch plate and pull the belt over the 4. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the miniseat. latch plate into the mini-buckle until you hear a "click." 3. Route...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    46 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 6. When the belt is long enough to fit, insert the latch on the shoulder belt. To ... portion, pull up 8. Position the shoulder belt on your chest so that it is comfortable and not resting on your neck. The retractor will withdraw any slack in the belt.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 47 9. To release the belt, push the red button on the buckle. slide the latch ... into the slot provided in the trim panel. Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure Use the following procedure to untwist a twisted lap/ shoulder belt. 1. Position the latch ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    48 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode ... Mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) locking mode. When To Use The Automatic Locking ... is installed in a seating position that has a belt with This vehicle has a safety belt system with an Energy...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... Retractor (ALR) feature or any other seat belt function is not working properly when checked according to the procedures in the Service Manual. • Failure to replace the belt and retractor assembly could increase the risk of injury in collisions. Seat...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    50 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE How the Active Head Restraints (AHR) Work The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) determines ... Head Restraint Front Half (Soft Foam and Trim) 2 - Seatback 3 - Head Restraint Back Half (Decorative Plastic Rear Cover) 4 - Head Restraint Guide Tubes
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 51 CAUTION! All occupants, including the driver, should not operate a vehicle or sit in a vehicle's seat until the head restraints are placed in their proper positions in order to minimize the risk of...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    52 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 3. Pull down then rearward towards the rear of the vehicle then down to engage the locking mechanism. 3 - Final Downward Movement To Engage Locking Mechanism 1 - Downward Movement 2 - ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 53 AHR In Reset Position Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System ...s seat belt has not been buckled within 60 seconds of starting the vehicle and if... unbuckled for more than 10 seconds and the vehicle speed is greater than 5 mph (8 km/h). ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    54 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: The following steps must occur ... driver's seat belt. fully completed the programming. 2. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position and wait ... repeating this procedure. for the Seat Belt Reminder Light to turn off. NOTE: Although BeltAlert has ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 55 Seat Belt Extender If a seat belt ... the force if there is a collision. 2 WARNING! Using a seat belt extender when not needed can increase the risk of injury in a collision. Only use when the seat belt is not long enough when it is worn low and snug, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    56 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags This vehicle has Advanced Front Airbags for both the driver and front passenger as a supplement ...compartment. The words SRS AIRBAG are embossed on the airbag covers. Front Airbags and Knee Bolsters ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... and/or front • After any collision, the vehicle should be taken to an passenger seat track ... Airbag System Components seat position. Your vehicle may be equipped with the following airbag ... Airbags. • Steering Wheel and Column This vehicle is equipped with Supplemental Side Airbag • Instrument ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... because any such objects could cause harm if the vehicle is in a collision severe enough to cause the airbag to inflate. • Do not put anything on or around the airbag covers or attempt to open them manually. You may damage the airbags and you could be injured...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 59 Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Airbags (SAB) - If Equipped Supplemental ... airbag deploys, it opens the seam between the front and side of the seat's trim cover. Each airbag deploys independently, that is a left side impact deploys the left airbag ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...on the impact side. Side Curtain Airbag Label Location NOTE: • Should a vehicle rollover occur, the pretensioners and/or SABIC curtains on both sides of the vehicle may deploy. • Airbag covers may not be obvious in the interior trim; but they will open...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 61 The system includes side impact sensors ...buckled up in a rear seat. 2 WARNING! • If your vehicle is equipped with left and right Supplemental Side ...remain free from any obstructions. • Do not use accessory seat covers or place objects between you ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... restraints should NEVER ride in the front seat of a vehicle with a passenger Advanced Front Airbag. An airbag ... death to infants in that position. Children that are not big enough to wear the vehicle seat belt properly (...room to inflate. 4. Do not lean against the door or window. If your vehicle has ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 63 5. If the airbag system in this vehicle needs to be modified to accommodate a disabled person, contact the Customer Center. Phone numbers are provided .... • Side airbags also need room to inflate. Do not lean against the door or window. Sit upright in the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE The Advanced Front Airbags will not deploy in all frontal collisions,.... little vehicle front-end damage but that produce a severe Based on the impact sensors signals, a... vehicle deceleration over time, vehicle speed and damage by themselves are not Advanced Front ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 65 The ORC monitors the readiness of the electronic parts of the ...in a collision. If the light does not come on, stays on after you start the vehicle, or if it comes on as you drive, have an authorized dealer service the airbag system immediately. Driver ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    66 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE generated to inflate the Advanced Front Airbags.... seated airbags do not interfere with your control of the vehicle. properly, or if items... where the impact is confined to a particular area of the side of the vehicle, the ORC may deploy the SABIC airbags...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 67 type of collision. In these events, the... can aid the SABIC only on the impact side of the vehicle. ORC in determining appropriate response to impact A ...• Cut off fuel to the engine. vehicle speed and damage are not good indicators of • Flash hazard ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    68 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE • Turn on the interior lights, which remain on as long as the battery ...cleaning. sions and/or skin reddening to the driver and front Do not drive your vehicle after the airbags have depassenger as the airbags deploy and unfold. The ployed. If you are...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... of badges or stickers to the steering wheel hub trim cover or the upper right side of the instrument panel. Do not modify the front bumper, vehicle body structure, or add aftermarket side steps or running boards. • It is dangerous to try to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! (Continued) • Do not attempt to modify any part of your ... may inflate accidentally or may not function properly if modifications are made. Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer for any advanced airbag system service. If your seat including...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... YOUR VEHICLE 71 NOTE: If the speedometer, tachometer, or any engine related gauges are not ... sensor detects severe vehicle deceleration usually indicative of a crash, but not severe enough ... injuries in order to assess and improve vehicle performance. In addition to crash investigations initiated ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... the custodial entity upon request. General data that does not identify particular vehicles or crashes may be released for incorporation in ...such as would identify a particular driver, vehicle, or crash, will be treated confidentially. Confidential data will not be disclosed by Chrysler Group LLC to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ...a tiny baby, can become a projectile inside the vehicle. The force required to hold even an infant on... badly injured. Any child riding in your vehicle should be in a proper restraint for the child's size. ... seat owner's manual to ensure you have the correct seat for your child. Use the restraint ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...-facing child seats must NEVER be used in rearward-facing in the vehicle until they are at least ...Children and Child Restraints restraints are held in the vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt or the LATCH child ... child seats can be in the vehicle by the lap/shoulder belt or the LATCH used either rearward-...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...; they should use a Belt Positioning Booster Seat. The child and booster seat are held in the vehicle by the lap/ shoulder belt. WARNING! (Continued) • A... or child restraint. It could come loose in a the vehicle where you will use it, before you buy it. collision. The child...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    76 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE • Carefully follow the instructions that come with the • When your child restraint is not in use, secure it in the restraint. If you install the restraint improperly, it may vehicle with the seat belt or remove it...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... face or neck, move the child closer to the center of the vehicle. Never allow a • If the belt still canମ. can’t make the child restraint secure, Your vehicle is equipped with the child restraint anchortry a different ... and whose legs are long enough to bend using the vehicle seat belt. All three ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    78 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE child seats such that two seats share ... must use the vehicle's seat belt at the center position. If your child restraints are not LATCH...Installing the Child Restraint System" for typical installation instructions. Rear Seat LATCH Child restraints ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... seat belts are passenger carrying vehicles over a period of years, child not toys and ... vehicle. ages will continue to have features for installation in vehicles using the lap or lap/shoulder belt. .... Many, but not all, restraint systems will be equipped with child restraint in any vehicle. separate ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    80 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE In general, you will first loosen the adjusters on the lower and tether...system. NOTE: If your child restraint seat is not LATCHcompatible, install the restraint using the vehicle seat belts. WARNING! An incorrectly anchored tether strap could lead to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... A new engine may consume some oil during its first few A long break-in period is not required for the engine...and thousand miles (kilometers) of operation. This should be drivetrain (transmission and axle) in your vehicle. considered a normal part of the break-in and not interDrive moderately during ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... death. • It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in... people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat belts. • Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...into frays, and loose parts. Damaged parts must be replaced the vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaust immediately. Do not disassemble or ...If the light stays on, flickers, or comes for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required. on while driving, have the system ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...Safety Information Always use floor mats designed to fit the foot well of your vehicle....place or install floor mats or other floor coverings in the vehicle that cannot be properly secured to prevent ...pedals or the ability to control the vehicle. • Never put floor mats or other floor coverings on top...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...a loss of vehicle control. • If required, mounting posts must be properly installed, if not equipped ...and accelerator pedal operation causing loss of control of the vehicle. Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make ... lights while you work the controls. Check turn signal and high beam indicator lights...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    86 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Fluid Leaks Check area under vehicle after overnight parking for fuel, engine coolant, oil, or other fluid leaks. Also, if gasoline fumes are detected or if fuel, power steering fluid, or ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CONTENTS Mirrors ...91 ▫ Inside Day/Night Mirror ...91... Sun Visor Sliding Feature ...96 Uconnect™ Phone - If Equipped ...96 ▫ Operation ...98 ▫ ... ...114 ▫ Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone ...116 ▫ General Information ...124 3
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    88 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Voice Command - If Equipped ...124 ▫ Voice Command System Operation ...124 ... Fog Lights - If Equipped ...144 ▫ Daytime Running Lights - If Equipped ...145 ▫ Turn Signals ...145 ▫ Lane Change Assist ...146 ▫ High/Low Beam Switch ...146 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...157 ▫ Gate Operator/Canadian Programming ...159 ...160 ▫ Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button . . 160 ▫ Security ...160 ▫ Troubleshooting Tips ...161 ▫ General Information ...161 Power Sunroof - If Equipped ...162 ▫ Opening The ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    90 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE ▫ Closing The Sunroof ...163 ▫ Pinch Protect Feature ...... Light/Removable Self-Recharging Flashlight ...173 ▫ Cargo Cover ...174 ▫ Removable Load Floor ....../Washer ...178 ▫ Rear Window Defroster ...179 Roof Luggage Rack - If Equipped ...180
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 91 MIRRORS Inside Day/Night Mirror A two-point pivot system allows for horizontal ...reduced by moving the small control under the mirror to the night position (toward the rear of vehicle). The mirror should be adjusted while set in the day position (toward ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    92 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Automatic Dimming Mirror - If Equipped This mirror automatically adjusts for headlight glare from vehicles behind you. You can turn the feature on or off by pressing the button at the base of the mirror. A light next to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 93 To adjust a mirror, turn the control wand toward ...adjusting the mirror, turn the control to the center position to prevent accidentally moving a mirror. WARNING! Vehicles... cause you to collide with another vehicle or other object. Use your inside mirror...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    94 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Outside Mirror - Driver Side Adjust the flat outside mirror to center on the adjacent lane of traffic with a slight overlap of the view obtained on the inside mirror. Outside Mirror - Passenger Side Adjust the convex outside mirror to center on ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 95 WARNING! Vehicles and other objects seen in the ... mirror could cause you to collide with another vehicle or other object. Use your inside mirror when judging the size or distance of a vehicle seen in the passenger side mirror. Folding Outside Mirrors ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... and rotate the Uconnect™ Phone is a voice-activated, hands-free, inmirror cover upward. vehicle communications system. Uconnect™ Phone allows you to dial...For Uconnect™ customer support, visit the following websites: Sun Visor Sliding Feature • www.chrysler.com/uconnect The ...
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    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 97 • www.jeep.com/uconnect • or call 1-877-855-8400 Uconnect™ Phone allows you to transfer calls between the system and your cellular phone as you enter or exit your vehicle and enables you to mute the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...If your celluUconnect™ Phone prompts. You will be prompted for a lar phone supports a different profile (e.g., Headset specific command and then guided through the available Profile) you may not be able to use any Uconnect™ options. Phone features. Refer to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... you back to the previous menu. Pair (Link) Uconnect™ Phone to a Cellular Phone To begin using your Uconnect™ Phone, you must pair ... the pairing process, you will need to reference your cellular phone Owner's Manual. The Uconnect™ website may also provide detailed instructions for pairing. 3
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... Phone and phone to use if multiple cellular phones are in the follow the audible prompts. vehicle at the same time. For example, if priority three and priority five phones are present in the vehicle, the • You will be asked to say a four-digit Personal IdentiUconnect™ Phone will use the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 101 • The system will prompt you to say the number you want to call. • For ... to Your Uconnect™ Phonebook NOTE: Adding names to the Uconnect™ Phonebook is recommended when the vehicle is not in motion. Press the button to begin. 3 • After the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    102 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Phonebook Download - Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Cellular Phone If equipped and specifically ... 32-name phonebook accessible start the vehicle. only in that language. In addition, if equipped and supported by your phone, Uconnect™ Phone ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... downloaded. Object Exchange Profile (OBEX). Please see your phone SIM card phonebook is not part of the Mobile phone- Owner's Manual for specific instructions on how to send book. these entries from your phone. • This downloaded phonebook cannot...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... . Please see your phone • Next, choose the number designation (home, work, Owner's Manual for specific instructions on how to cellular, ... in the phonebook is recommended to the main menu. when the vehicle is not in motion. Phonebook Edit can be used to add another phone • Automatic downloaded ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 105 • After you enter the name, the Uconnect™ Phone will ask you..., pager, or all. Say the designation you when the vehicle is not in motion. wish to delete. • Press ... button while the from the list, press the Uconnect™ Phone is playing the desired entry and say ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    106 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • Note that only the phonebook in the current language • The Uconnect™ Phone will then prompt you as... the playing of the desired name, and Uconnect™ Phone will interrupt the vehicle audio syssay Call. tem, if on, and will ask if you would like ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 107 call, press and hold the button until you hear a by the phone number or ... the incoming call. NOTE: The Uconnect™ Phone compatible phones in the market today do not support rejecting an incoming call when another call is in progress. Therefore, the user can only ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... the Uconnect™ Phone. Call Continuation Call continuation is the progression of a phone call on the Uconnect™ Phone after the vehicle ignition key has been switched to OFF. Call continuation functionality available on the vehicle can be any one of three types:
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...you are in an emergency and the cellular phone is Language Selection reachable: To change the language that the Uconnect™ Phone is • Pick up the phone and manually dial the emergency using: number for your area. • Press the button to begin. 3
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... OF YOUR VEHICLE If the phone is not reachable and the Uconnect™ Phone is • If supported,... will instruct the paired cellular phone to call the emergency numWARNING! ber. This feature is supported in the U.S., Canada,... Uconnect™ Phone System. Canada and 060 for Mexico). The number dialed may not...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... Mexico City in Mexico). Please refer to the 24-Hour Towing Assistance coverage details on the DVD in the Warranty Information Booklet and the 24-Hour Towing Assistance ... your Uconnect™ Phone to access a voice mail system or an automated service, such as a paging • If supported, this ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    112 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE on your cellular phone keypad, you can ...numbers, followed by Send, is also to be used for navigating through an automated customer service center menu ...settings that are too short and may not allow the use of this feature. Barge In - Overriding Prompts ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... to change it. the dial ring to the Uconnect™ Phone to play it on the Phone and Network Status Indicators vehicle audio system, so you will not hear it. Under this If available on the radio and/or on a premium display situation, after ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    114 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • Following the beep, say Mute. In order to un-mute the Uconnect™ Phone: • Press the... Phone allows ongoing calls to be trans- described in your cellular phone User's Manual. ferred from your cellular phone to the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... phone button and phone being announced, press the call. If the selected phone is not available, the Uconnect™ Phone will return to using the highest say "Select"... an alternate way to "select" or "delete" a within 30 ft (9 m)) the vehicle. paired phone. Delete Uconnect™ Phone...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone Uconnect™... Voice Training feature may be used. To enter this training mode, follow one of the two ... by the Uconnect™ Phone. For best results, the Voice Training session should be completed when the vehicle is parked...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... • Storing names in the phonebook when the vehicle is during a Voice Command period. not in motion is recommended....-to-medium blower setting, • low-to-medium vehicle speed, • low road noise, • smooth ... for most number combinations is supported, some shortcut dialing number combinations may not...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...compromised with the convertible top down. by lowering the in-vehicle audio volume. Phone Far End Audio ...low-to-medium blower setting, • low-to-medium vehicle speed, • low road noise, • smooth ...phone and network, and not the Uconnect™ Phone. • In a convertible vehicle, system performance may...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 120
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  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    122 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Primary zero one two three four five six seven eight nine star (*) plus (+) pound (#) add location all Voice Commands Alternate(s) Primary call cancel confirmation prompts continue delete dial download edit emergency English erase all Espanol ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 123 Primary language list names list phones mobile mute mute off new entry no pager pair ... phonebook previous record again redial Voice Commands Alternate(s) pairing phone book Voice Commands Primary Alternate(s) return to main menu...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    124 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE General Information This device complies with Part 15 ...RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following conditions: • Changes or modifications not expressly ... conditions following local laws and phone use. All attention should be kept...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 125 NOTE: If you do not say a command within ...any point, if the system does not recognize one of your change commands. This will become helpful once ... repeat it. start to learn the options. To hear the first available Menu, press the Voice NOTE: At any time...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    126 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE In this mode, you can say the following commands:...available at all times. Local commands are available if the supported • "Disc" (to switch to the disc mode)...mode, you may say the following commands: 3. Use the ON/OFF VOLUME rotary knob to adjust ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 127 Radio FM To switch to the FM band, say “FM” or “Radio FM”. ... “Previous Track” (to play the previous track) mands: • “Channel Number” (to change the channel by its • “Main Menu” (to switch to the main menu) spoken number) • ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    128 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Memo To switch to the voice recorder mode, say "Memo". In this mode, you may say the following commands: − "Previous" (to play the previous memo) − "Delete" (to delete a memo) • "Delete All" (to delete all memos) • "New ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... before speaking the "Barge In" commands. operation of the vehicle. Voice Training For users experiencing difficulty with the system recogWARNING! ... allow people to ride in any area of your Voice "Voice Training" feature may be used. vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat button, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    130 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Front Seat Adjustment The adjusting bar is at the front... once the seat is in the position desired. Then, using body pressure, move forward and... latched. WARNING! Adjusting a seat while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. The sudden movement of the seat...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 131 Manual Seat Height Adjustment - If Equipped The driver's seat height can be raised or lowered by using the handle on the outboard side of the seat to adjust the driving position. Manual Lumbar - If Equipped The ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    132 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Driver's Seatback Recline To recline the seatback, lean forward before lifting the handle, ...In a collision you could slide under the seat belt and be seriously or even fatally injured. Use the recliner only when the vehicle is parked. Reclining Seat
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    ...rearward, or to tilt the seat. WARNING! Adjusting a seat while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. The sudden movement of the seat could cause you to... be properly adjusted and you could be injured. Adjust the seat only while the vehicle is parked. 3 CAUTION! DO NOT place any article under a power ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    134 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Heated Seats - If Equipped This feature heats ...seats are located on the center instrument panel area. turn the heater and the remaining indicator light ... WARNING! switch indicate the level of heat in use. Two indicator lights will illuminate for High...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 135 WARNING! (Continued) • Do not place anything on the seat that insulates against heat, such as a blanket or cushion. This may cause the seat heater to overheat. Sitting in a seat that has been overheated ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    136 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Front Passenger Seat Folded Flat Adjusted Head Restraint Adjusting Active Head Restraints Active Head Restraints can reduce the risk of injury in the event of a rear impact. The Active Head Restraint should be adjusted so the top of the head ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 137 3 Push Button Active Head Restraint (Normal Position) For comfort the Active Head Restraints can be tilted forward and backward. To tilt the head restraint closer to the back of your head, pull outward on the bottom of the head restraint. Push ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... to Know Before Starting Your Vehicle" for further information. WARNING! • Driving a vehicle with the head restraints removed or improperly adjusted ... while the vehicle is in motion. Always adjust the head restraints when the vehicle is in PARK. (Continued) Active Head Restraint (Tilted) NOTE:...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 139 WARNING! (Continued) • Do not place items over ...the Active Head Restraint, such as coats, seat covers or portable DVD players. These items may... struck by an object such as a hand, foot or loose cargo. To avoid accidental deployment of the Active Head ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    140 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! Be certain that the seatback is securely locked into position. If the seatback is not securely locked into position the seat will not provide the proper stability for child seats and/or passengers. An ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 141 WARNING! • Do not ride with the seatback reclined ... injured. Use the recliner only with the vehicle is parked. • It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area,... people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    142 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CAUTION! To prevent possible damage, do not slam the hood to ... secure both latches. Never drive your vehicle unless the hood is fully closed, with both latches ... fully latched before driving your vehicle. If the hood is not fully latched, it could open ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 143 LIGHTS Multifunction Lever The multifunction lever controls the operation of the headlights, parking lights, turn signals, headlight beam Turn the end of the lever to the second detent to turn on selection, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    144 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Lights-On Reminder If the headlights or parking lights are left on after the ignition is turned OFF, a chime will sound to alert the driver when the driver's door is opened. Fog Lights - If Equipped The front...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ..., the headlight switch is off, the parking brake is off, the turn signal is off, and the shift lever is in any position except PARK. Turn Signals Move the multifunction lever up or down and the ... turn signal lights. Turn Signals 3 NOTE: If either light remains on and does not flash, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    146 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Lane Change Assist Tap the lever up or down once, without moving beyond the detent, and the turn signal (right or left) will flash three times ... headlights are on. Flash-to-Pass You can signal another vehicle with your headlights by lightly pulling the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 147 light off. The lights also come on when a door is opened or the dimmer control is turned fully upward, past the second detent. 3 ... above the rear view mirror. Each light is turned on by pressing the button. Press the button a second time ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    148 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: The lights will remain on until the switch is pressed a second time, so be sure they have been turned off before leaving the vehicle. They will not turn off automatically. WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS The windshield wiper/...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 149 downward (counterclockwise) to increase the delay time. The delay ...: The wiper delay times depend on vehicle speed. If the vehicle is moving less than .../h), delay times will be doubled. Windshield Washers To use the washer, pull the control lever toward...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    150 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! Sudden loss of visibility through the windshield ... lead to an accident. You might not see other vehicles or other obstacles. To avoid ... the windshield of road mist or spray from a passing vehicle. As long as the lever is held down, the wipers ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 151 CAUTION! In cold weather, always turn off the wiper ..., damage to the wiper motor may occur when the vehicle is restarted. TILT STEERING COLUMN This feature ... on the left side of the steering column, below the turn signal lever. Push down on the lever to...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    152 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! Do not adjust the steering column while... unlocked, could cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle. Be sure the steering column is locked before driving your vehicle. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or death. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...button and resetting the desired Turn the Electronic Speed Control ON. When the vehicle has reached the desired ...indicator in the instrument cluster will illuminate. To turn the system off, NOTE: The vehicle should be traveling at a steady ... up and release. Resume can be used at any speed above 20 mph...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    154 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE To Vary the Speed Setting When the Electronic Speed Control is set, you can... is normal. Tapping RESUME ACCEL once will result in a 1 mph Vehicles equipped with manual transaxles may need to (1.6 km/h) speed increase. Each time the lever is tapped, be ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... system cannot maintain a constant speed. Your vehicle could go too fast for the conditions, ... would normally. When the pedal is released, the vehicle will return to the set speed. Using Electronic Speed Control ... Speed Control system maintains HomeLink replaces up to three remote controls (handspeed ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... garage door opener models manufactured after 1982. Do not use a garage door opener without these safety features.... 1-800-355-3515 or, on the Internet at www.HomeLink.com for safety information or assistance. • Vehicle exhaust contains carbon monoxide, a dangerous gas. Do not run your vehicle...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... and accurate When it changes, it is programmed. It may take up to transmission of the radio-frequency signal. 30 seconds or longer in rare cases. The garage door may Your vehicle should... door openers may 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. require you to replace Step 3...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    158 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE • After training a HomeLink channel, if the garage door does not operate with HomeLink and ... antenna wire is attached to the garage door opener motor (it is NOT the button normally used to open and close the door). If ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...frequency laws require transmitter signals to "time-out" (or quit) after several seconds of manufacturer. transmission - which may not be long enough for NOTE: You have... training. opener or a gate operator, replace "Programming If you have any problems, or require assistance, please ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... channels before you sell or turn trained device (i.e., garage door opener, gate operator, in your vehicle. Security system, entry door lock, home/office... is disabled when follow these steps: the Vehicle Security Alarm is active. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 161 Troubleshooting Tips General Information If you are having trouble programming HomeLink , here This device complies with FCC rules Part 15 and Industry are some of the most common solutions: Canada RSS-210. Operation is ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... in the reading light. WARNING! • Never leave children in a vehicle with the key in the ignition switch. Occupants, particularly unattended children, can ... injury or death. • In an accident, there is a greater risk of being thrown from a vehicle with an open sunroof. You could also be seriously ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 163 stop the movement and the sunroof will remain in a partial close condition until the .... If an obClosing the Sunroof struction in the path of the sunroof is detected, the Manual Mode sunroof will automatically retract. Remove obstruction To close the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    164 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Pinch Protect Override If a known obstruction (...ears or a helicopter-type sound in the ears. Your vehicle may exhibit wind buffeting with the windows ... cloth to clean The sunshade can be opened manually. However, the the glass panel. sunshade will open ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 165 Ignition Off Operation The sunroof will also operate up.... 12 Volt Power Outlet 3 Power is available when the ignition switch is in the ON or ACC position. Insert ... plug into the outlet for use. To preserve the heating element, do not hold the lighter ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...and with great caution. • After the use of high power draw accessories, or long periods of the vehicle not being started (with accessories still plugged in), the ... touch with wet hands. • Close the lid when not in use and while driving the vehicle. • If this outlet is mishandled, it...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 167 POWER INVERTER - IF EQUIPPED A 115 Volt (... power inverter may have to be reset manually. To reset the inverter manually, unplug the device and plug ..., check the power ratings on electrical devices prior to using the inverter. 3 115 Volt Power Outlet
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    168 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! To avoid serious injury or death: • Do not use a three-prong adaptor. • ... and with great caution. • After the use of high power draw accessories, or long periods of the vehicle not being started (with accessories still plugged in), the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 169 There are two cupholders located in the back for the rear CUPHOLDERS Your vehicle is equipped with four cupholders. There are passengers. two illuminated cupholders located in the front. 3 Rear Cupholders Illuminated Front Cupholders
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    170 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE STORAGE Glove Compartment And Storage Bin Located on the passenger side of the instrument panel are an upper storage bin and a lower glove compartment. To open the lower glove compartment, pull outward on the release handle. Glove Compartment 1 -...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 171 Door Storage The interior door panels are equipped with lower storage areas. 3 Rear Door Storage Front Door Storage
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    172 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE To open the lower storage compartment, lift upward on CONSOLE FEATURES The floor console contains both an upper and lower the lower handle to unlatch the lower storage compartstorage compartment. ment and lift the lid open. To open the upper storage ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 173 WARNING! Do not operate this vehicle with a console compartment lid in the open position. Cellular phones, music players, and other handheld electronic devices should be stowed while driving. Use...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    174 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE To operate the flashlight, press the switch once for high, To install the Cargo Cover, insert either end... the rear trim panel. Three-Press Switch Cargo Cover The cargo area trim panels include two notches for mounting the available tonneau cover that...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... trim panel. WARNING! In an accident a cargo cover loose in the vehicle could cause injury.... strike someone in the vehicle. Do not store the cargo cover on the cargo floor or in the passenger... the cover from the vehicle when taken from its mounting. Do not store in the vehicle. 3 Cargo Cover Guides...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    176 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Removable Load Floor Cargo Tie-Down Loops The cargo area load floor is removable and can be There are four D-rings installed in the cargo area for washed with mild soap and water. securing cargo. Cargo Load Floor D-Rings
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...anchors provided for child seat tethers. • The weight and position of cargo and passengers can change the vehicle center of gravity and vehicle handling. To ... the rear axle can cause the rear of the vehicle to sway. • Do not pile luggage or cargo higher than the top of the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    178 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE Fold Down Speakers - If Equipped REAR WINDOW FEATURES When the liftgate is open, the speakers can swing down Rear Window Wiper/Washer off the trim panel to face rearward, for tailgating and The rear wiper/washer is controlled by a rotary switch ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE 179 Rotate the center portion of the lever upward to the Rear ... pump will continue to operate as long as the switch turns off after approximately 10 minutes... is operating when the ignition is turned NOTE: To prevent excessive battery drain, use the rear OFF...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    .... Be sure the total load of cargo inside the vehicle plus that on the external rack does not exceed the maximum vehicle load capacity. The optional crossbars must... rack frame. Once the crossbar is in one of weight on vehicles equipped with a luggage rack. The the seven detent positions, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... place the rear crossbar in the second detent from the rear of the vehicle when not in use. • The grab handles on the back ... damage to the roof of your vehicle, DO NOT carry any loads on the roof rack without ...surface. • To avoid damage to the roof rack and vehicle, do not exceed the maximum roof ...
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    182 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE CAUTION! (Continued) • Travel at reduced speeds and turn corners carefully when ... loads and may result in damage to the cargo or your vehicle. WARNING! Cargo must be securely tied before driving your vehicle. Improperly secured loads can fly off the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    .../WMA AUX Jack) ...212 ▫ Operating Instructions - Radio Mode ...213 4 Instrument Cluster Descriptions ...189 Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) - If Equipped ...202 ▫ Engine Oil Change Indicator System - If Equipped ...204 ▫ EVIC...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    184 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL ▫ Operation Instructions - (Disc Mode For CD And MP3/WMA .../HDD/ NAV - If Equipped ...228 ▫ Operating Instructions - Voice Command System - If Equipped ...228 ▫ Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone - If Equipped ...228 ▫ Clock Setting ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped ...253 Universal Consumer Interface (UCI) 0.5 — If Equipped ...257 ▫ Connecting The iPod ...258 ▫ Using This Feature ...Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons ...259 ▫ Play Mode ...259 ▫ List Or Browse Mode ...260 Uconnect™ ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    186 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL ▫ Operating Instructions - Video Entertainment System (VES)™ (If Equipped) ...267 ... Maintenance ...269 Radio Operation And Cellular Phones ...270 Climate Controls ...270 ▫ Manual Heating And Air Conditioning ...270 ▫ Automatic Temperature Control (...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 187 INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES 4 1 2 3 4 - Air Outlet - Demisters - Instrument Cluster - Radio 5 6 7 8 Storage Bin Glove Compartment Climate Controls Power Outlet 9 - Heated Seat Switch - If Equipped 10 - Hazard Warning Flasher 11 - ESC ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    188 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... light remains on, it means that the your vehicle may require towing. The light will come on vehicle is experiencing a problem with the charging when the ignition is first turned ON and remain on system. Obtain SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. See an authorized...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... Starting Your Vehicle" for further information. Do not operate the vehicle until the cause is corrected. This light does not indicate how much oil is in the engine. 8. Turn Signal Indicators The arrow will flash with the exterior turn signal The engine oil level must be checked under ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...Lock Brake (ABS) Light - If Equipped check. During the bulb check, if the driver's seat This light monitors the ... Starting Your Vehicle" for indicates that the Anti-Lock portion of the brake system further information. is not functioning and that service is required. However, 12. Tachometer the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... light turns on while driving, safely pull over and stop the vehicle. If the A/C system is on, turn it off. Also, shift the transmission into NEUTRAL and idle the vehicle. If the temperature reading does not return to normal, turn the engine off immediately...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... The light may flash momentarily during sharp cornering maneuvers, which change fluid level conditions. The vehicle should have service performed, and the brake fluid level checked. WARNING! Driving a vehicle with the red brake light on is ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... causing a fire that may result in Once the transmission has cooled down and the light personal injury. turns off, you may continue to drive ... then will flash slowly stop the vehicle and run the engine at idle with the until the vehicle is disarmed. transmission in NEUTRAL until the light turns off.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...You may want to call an authorized dealership for service if your vehicle overheats. If you decide ... 19. 4WD Indicator Light This light indicates the vehicle is in 4WD Locked mode. 4 CAUTION! Driving with... pull over and stop the vehicle. Idle the vehicle with the air conditioner turned off until the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... tire inflation pressure label. (If your vehicle 20. Shift Lever Indicator The Shift ...indicated on the instrument cluster. It displays the gear position of the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label,... shifting from As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been PARK. equipped with a Tire ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... tires or wheels on your vehicle, to ensure that the not reached the level to trigger illumination of the TPMS replacement or alternate tires and wheels ... a variety balance beads if your vehicle is equipped with a of reasons, including the installation of replacement or TPMS, as damage to the sensors...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... Ajar gASCAP ...Fuel Cap Fault Lo tIrE ...Low Tire Pressure Change Oil ...Oil Change Required NOTE: If the vehicle is equipped with the optional Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) in the instrument cluster, warnings such as "Door Ajar", and "Gate ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... toggle between Lo and tIrE for three cycles. CHAngE OIL Message Your vehicle is equipped with an engine oil change indicator system. The... position. NOTE: If the indicator message illuminates when you start the vehicle, the oil change indicator system did not reset. If necessary repeat this procedure...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ..., 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 drive normally and will not require towing. WARNING! A malfunctioning catalytic ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... km/h), see your authorized dealer as soon as possible to have the problem diagnosed and corrected. NOTE: • The “ESC Off Indicator Lightମ.! Warning Light This light monitors the 4-Wheel Drive (4WD) vehicle has been driven several miles (kilometers) at system. The light will come on, for a bulb 4
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL check, when the ignition key is turned to the ON position 32. Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) and may stay ... for EVIC. performance will be at a reduced level. Service the 4WD system soon. ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER When blinking: The 4WD ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...) 4 The EVIC consists of the following: • System status • Vehicle information warning message displays • Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features) • Turn Signal On (with a continuous warning chime after 1 mile (1.6 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... If Equipped • RKE Battery Low (with a single chime) Oil Change Required • Personal Settings Not Available - Vehicle not in PARK Your vehicle is equipped with an engine oil change (automatic transmission) or vehicle is in motion indicator ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... 10 seconds. 3. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF/LOCK position. NOTE: If the indicator message illuminates when you start the vehicle, the oil change indicator system did not reset. If necessary repeat this procedure. 4 EVIC Button Press the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... and release the EVIC button to display one of eight compass headings to indicate the direction the vehicle is facing, the outside temperature, and the current radio station. For additional information regarding the compass, refer to Personal Settings...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...the estimated driving distance, the DTE display will change transmission is in PARK (automatic transmission) or the to a text display of LOW FUEL . This display will vehicle is stopped (manual transmission). continue until the vehicle runs out of fuel....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... When ON is selected, the front and rear turn signals will when the driver's door is opened, if the vehicle is flash when the doors are locked or unlocked using the stopped (manual transmission) or the vehicle is stopped RKE transmitter. This feature may be selected ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...the ignition switch has been turned OFF. Opening a "ON" or "OFF" appears to make your selection. vehicle door will cancel this feature. Press and hold the Sound... seconds Hill Start Assist (HSA) - If Equipped when exiting the vehicle. Press and hold the EVIC button When on is...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... should be properly set according to the variance map for the zone where the vehicle Automatic Compass Calibration will be driven. When properly set, the compass will When the vehicle is new, the compass may appear erratic automatically account for this difference. and the EVIC...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    .... The "Compass Variance" message and the current variance zone number will be displayed. To change the zone, press and hold (longer than two seconds) the ... press. NOTE: The factory default is Zone 8. During programming, the zone value will wrap around from Zone 15 to To Set the Variance With the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... in the EVIC display to indicate that the compass is now in the calibration mode, and that the vehicle can now be driven to calibrate. 5. To complete the compass calibration, drive the vehicle in one or more complete 360-degree circle under 5 mph 1. Start the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... Volume Control The electronic volume control turns continuously (360 degrees) in either direction ... and to the left decreases it. When the audio system is turned ON, the sound will be set at the same volume level as... stopping until you release it. Operating Instructions - Radio Mode Media Center 230 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... to the next. To stop the search, press the SCAN button a second time. If your vehicle... equipped with or this feature is not available on your vehicle, a "Not Equipped With Uconnect" message will display..., press the right side TUNE/ available on your vehicle, a "Not Equipped With SCROLL control...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... also be set by pressing the SETUP button will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob to and selecting... equipped) frequencies. time and BALANCE will display. Turn the TUNE/ SCROLL control knob to the right ...sound level from the right or left side speakers. Turn the rotary TUNE/SCROLL control knob ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    .... Many radio stations do not currently broadcast Music Type information. Toggle the MUSIC TYPE ...Classical Classic Rock College Country Foreign Language Information Jazz News Nostalgia Oldies Personality Public... Classicl Cls Rock College Country Language Inform Jazz News Nostalga Oldies Persnlty Public...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... you to select between the following items: NOTE: Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob to scroll through.../SELECT button to select an entry and make changes. • DVD Enter - When the disc is in DVD Menu mode... allow you to play the current highlighted selection. Use the remote control to scroll up and down...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...). • Audio Stream - Repeatedly pressing SELECT will switch to different audio languages (if supported on • VES™ CH1/CH2 - Allows the user to change the mode of either the IR1 or IR2 wireless headphones by the disc) (if equipped). ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... select. changes. • Player Defaults - Selecting this item will allow the Subtitle Language - If Equipped user .... Enter the country code using Selecting this item will allow the user to choose the the TUNE/SCROLL ... to select. language supported by disc). If you want to select a language not listed,...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... continue to play but will not be auto-play the main title. In such cases, use the MENU stored... add a second station to each pushbutton by NOTE: The user will have to set these defaults before ... and SET 2 will show in the display a disc is loaded, changes will not be effective. Also, the window. Each ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...The ignition switch must be in the ON or ACC position to operate the radio. Operation Instructions - (DISC MODE for CD and MP3/WMA Audio Play...disc. Customers may take their INSERT DISC, insert the CD into the player. vehicle to an authorized dealer to change the region code of the player a maximum of...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... selection if the CD is within the first second of The use of other sized discs may damage the ... show EJECTING DISC when the disc is Press this button to change the display from a large CD playing time display... playing time display. being ejected and prompt the user to remove the disc. Press and hold ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... may fail to read files properly and may be unable to play the file normally. UDF and Apple HFS formats are not supported. The radio uses the following limits for file systems: Notes On Playing MP3/WMA Files The radio can play MP3/WMA files; however,...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...extension may cause playback problems. The radio is designed to recognize the file as an invalid MP3/WMA and will not play the file. When using the MP3/WMA encoder to compress ..., variable bit rates (VBR) are also supported. The majority of MP3/WMA files use a 44.1 kHz sampling rate ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...and folders supported by the radios. To increase the speed of disc loading, it is recommended Playlist files are not supported. MP3 Pro files are not to use CD-R media and single-session discs. To create a supported. single-session disc, enable the "Disc...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... through iary device if the AUX jack is connected. the following TAG information: Song Title, Artist, File NOTE: The AUX device must be turned on and the ..., or microphone and utilize the vehicle's audio system to amplify the source and play through the vehicle speakers.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... (Auxiliary Mode) No function. SET Button (Auxiliary Mode) No function. Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (...Video Entertainment System (VES)™ (If Equipped) Refer to separate "Video Entertainment System (VES)™ Guide." 4 Operating Instructions - Voice Command System (If Equipped) ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... REN, RER or RBZ user's manual for detailed operating instructions. DTS™ DTS™ and ...Command" in the Uconnect™ User MEDIA CENTER 730N/430 (RER/REN/RBZ) - Manual located... Refer to "Uconnect™ Phone" in the Uconnect™ User of the unit's faceplate. Manual located on the DVD for further...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 229 Clock Setting Procedure - RBZ Radio To Manually Set the Clock 1. Turn on the radio. 5. To save the new time ... disthe word "Min" with the arrow pointing upward is played to change the current setting. displayed. To move the minute backward, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... Radio Touch the screen where the words "Show Time if Radio is Uconnect gps - RER Only Off" are displayed to change the current setting. The GPS receiver ... once the appropriate time zone and clock setting menu will appear on the screen. daylight savings information is set.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 231 To Manually Set the Clock - RER/REN 1. Turn on the radio. 2. Touch the screen where the time ... day in daylight savings time. Proceed as follows to change the current setting: 1. Turn on the radio. 2. Touch the screen where "User Clock" is displayed, the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    232 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 1. Turn on the radio. 2. Touch the screen where the time is displayed. 3. Touch the screen where "User Clock" is displayed, the clock setting menu will appear on the screen. 4. Touch the screen where...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... Volume Control The electronic volume control turns continuously (360 degrees) in either direction,..., and to the left decreases it. When the audio system is turned on, the sound will be set at the same volume level... stopping, until you release it. Operating Instructions - Radio Mode Media Center 130...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...the right or left to increase or decrease the bass tones. 4. Adjust the minutes using the right side TUNE/ SCROLL control knob. Press the TUNE/... knob a second time and MID will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL knob to save time change. control knob to the right or left to increase or decrease the 5. To ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... knob a third time and TREBLE will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob to the right or ... SCROLL control knob to the right or left to adjust the is not selected within five seconds after pressing ...a fifth time will not be stored into pushbutton memory. and FADE will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL Every time a preset button is used, a corresponding • This radio is capable of playing compact discs ...to switch from radio display. If a CD does not go into the slot more than AM/... may already be loaded and must be Operation Instructions - CD MODE For CD And ejected before ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... discs may damage the CD player mechanism. • Do not use adhesive labels. These labels can peel ...(one side is a DVD, the other side is a CD) should not be used, and they can cause damage to... is not removed, the radio will reinsert the CD but will not play it. A disc can be ejected with the radio and ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... be unable to play the file nordomly selected track. mally. UDF and Apple HFS formats are not supported. Press the RND button a second time to stop Random The radio uses the following limits for file systems: Play. • Maximum number of ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...may cause playback problems. The radio is designed to recognize the file as an invalid MP3 and will display.) not play the file. • Maximum number of characters in file/folder names: When using the... rates (VBR) are also supported. The majority of MP3 files character extension) use a 44.1 kHz ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... tags. ID3 version 2 is not to load than non-multisession discs supported by the radios. • Number of files and folders - Loading times will Playlist files are not supported. MP3 Pro files are... files and folders supported. To increase the speed of disc loading, it is recommended to use CD-R media ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 241 Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode The auxiliary (AUX) jack is an audio input jack... the vehicle's audio system to amplify the source and play through the vehicle speakers. Pressing the DISC/AUX button will change the mode to auxiliary device if the AUX ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... stations without stopping until you release it. time to turn off the radio. Voice Command System (Radio)...played. Operating Instructions - Radio Mode If your vehicle is not equipped with or this feature is not available on your vehicle, a "Not Equipped With Uconnect" message will display on the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...not equipped with or this feature is not SCROLL control knob. Press the TUNE/SCROLL control available on your vehicle, a "Not Equipped With knob to save time change. Uconnect" message will display on the radio screen. 5. To exit, press any...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... control knob a second time and MID will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob to the right or ... control knob a third time and TREBLE will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob to the right or ...TUNE/SCROLL control knob and BASS will display. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL control knob to the right or ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    .... Many radio stations do not currently broadcast Music Type information. Toggle the MUSIC TYPE ... Type Classic Rock College Country Foreign Language Information Jazz News Nostalgia Oldies Personality Public ... Display Cls Rock College Country Language Inform Jazz News Nostalga Oldies Persnlty Public R&B...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...allow you to set the clock. Adjust the hours by turning the TUNE/SCROLL control knob. After ...minutes. The minutes will begin to blink. Adjust the minutes using the right side TUNE/SCROLL control ... when the Music Type icon to save time change. is displayed, the radio will be tuned to the next frequency...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... RND button, the station will continue to play but will not be stored into pushbutton memory. You may.../FM modes to DISC/AUX mode. Operation Instructions - CD MODE for CD and MP3 ... operate the radio. 4 Every time a preset button is used, a corresponding • This radio is capable of playing compact ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... new disc can be loaded. CAUTION! (Continued) • Do not use adhesive labels. These labels can peel...(one side is a DVD, the other side is a CD) should not be used, and they can cause damage ... is not removed, the radio will reinsert the CD but will not play it. (Continued) A disc can be ejected with ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... PANEL 249 NOTE: Ejecting with the ignition OFF is not allowed on AM/FM Button Press the ... the compact disc in random order to provide an interesting change of pace. Press the right SEEK button to ... RanTIME Button dom Play. Press this button to change the display from a large CD playing time display ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... and may be unable to play the file norcharacter extension) mally. UDF and Apple HFS formats are not supported. The radio uses the following limits for file systems: a number instead. With a maximum number of files, exceeding 20 folders will result ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ..., variable bit rates (VBR) are also supported. The majority of MP3 files use a 44.1 kHz sampling rate and ... 128, 96 or ID3 Tag information for artist, song title, and album title are supported for version 1 ID3 tags. ID3 version 2 is not VBR bit rates. supported by the radios. Playlist files are not ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... disc. Scrolling up or down the list is done by turning the TUNE/SCROLL control knob. Selecting a... next folder in sequence if the selection does not contain by the following: playable files). • Media -... than non-multisession discs the following TAG information: Song Title, Artist, File • Number of...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... and broadcasting studios. device's volume set to the proper level. If the AUX audio NOTE: Sirius service is not available in Hawaii and has is not loud enough, turn the device's volume up. If the limited coverage in Alaska. AUX audio sounds ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    254 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL radio system in your vehicle. Sirius will supply a welcome kit that contains general information, including how to ... will cause 2. Your Vehicle Identification Number. decreased performance. Larger luggage items such as bikes should be ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... reasons: up and the left switch to seek down. The radio will • The vehicle is parked in an underground parking remain tuned to the new ... over or too close to the antenna can button a second time. cause signal blockage. INFO Button Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Multimedia Pressing the INFO ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...allows you to select the Pressing this button once will turn on the Music Type following items: mode ... Sirius ID number - Press the AUDIO/ or turning the TUNE/SCROLL control knob within... the program format type to be senumber is used to activate, deactivate, or change the lected. Sirius subscription...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...Phone" in "Understanding The Features If Your Vehicle". UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) 0.5 - IF EQUIPPED NOTE: This section is for sales code RES and REQ/... separate RER, REN, RBZ, RB2 or REZ User's Manual. UCI is available only if equipped as an option with these radios...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... versions may not iPod starts charging and is ready for use by pressing fully support ...prior to port does not play the media. For playing an iPod , connecting the cable. use the separate ...battery is completely discharged, it may compartment on some vehicles). not communicate with the UCI system until ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... iPod battery charges when plugged into the UCI connector (if supported by the specific iPod device) Controlling The iPod Using Radio Buttons To get into ..., iPod audio tracks (if available from iPod ) start playing over the vehicle's audio system. • Turning it clockwise (forward) by...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... and then forward to the next song. To stop • Use the > buttons to jump to ... track. Pressing the SEEK >> button • RND button (available on sales code RES radio only): ... menus and tracks on the • Pressing the REPEAT button will change the iPod iPod . mode to repeat the current ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ...the track. Turning the TUNE control knob fast will scroll through the list faster. During fast scroll, a slight delay in updating the information on the radio display may be noticed. • During all List modes, the iPod displays all lists in "wrap-around" ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ..., directly from its satellites and broadcasting studios. NOTE: Sirius service is not available in Hawaii and has limited coverage in Alaska. CAUTION! • Leaving the iPod (or any supported device) anywhere in the vehicle in extreme heat or cold can alter the operation ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ...one year of audio service that is included with the factory-installed satellite radio system in your vehicle. Sirius will supply a welcome kit that contains general information, including how ...line listening account. For further information, call the toll-free number 888-539-7474, or visit the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... All of the ESNs that apply to your following reasons: vehicle will display. • The vehicle is parked in an underground parking Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite...) Mode gage items such as bikes should be placed as far rearward as possible, within the loading design of the rack. Do not NOTE...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...INFO Button - REU Radio Pressing the INFO button will display information about Artist, Song Title, and Composer (if available). Pressing the INFO button ... button will cycle the display informa- Pressing this button once will turn on the Music Type tion between Artist, Song Title,...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... selected Music Type name. number is used to activate, deactivate, or change the If a preset button ... press and release that button. If a button is not the radio will tune to the next station matching ...screen. ton, the channel will continue to play but will not be Pressing the MUSIC TYPE button again ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... twice. Every time a preset button is used, a corresponding button number will display. Buttons 1... (12 Satellite stations). Operating Instructions - Uconnect™ Phone (If Equipped) Refer to "Uconnect™ ... System (VES)™ (If Equipped) Refer to separate "Video Entertainment System (VES)™ Guide...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    268 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL REMOTE SOUND SYSTEM CONTROLS - IF EQUIPPED The remote sound system controls are located on the rear surface of the steering wheel. Reach behind the wheel to access the switches. The right-hand control is a rocker type switch with a pushbutton in the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ..., three times, it will play the third, etc. 4. Do not use solvents such as benzene, thinner, ... sprays. The button in the center of the left-hand switch changes CD's on the 6-Disc in-dash CD changer... not expose the disc to direct sunlight. 7. Do not store the disc where temperatures may become too...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ...CELLULAR PHONES Under certain conditions, the cellular phone being on in your vehicle can cause erratic or noisy performance from your radio. This condition may be ...radio volume be The Manual Temperature Controls consist of a series of turned down or off during cellular phone operation....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... control to the right from the "O" (OFF) position. There are four blower speeds. NOTE: For vehicles equipped with Remote Start, the climate controls will not function during Remote Start operation if the blower control is left in the "O" ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    272 UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL Mode Control (Air Direction) Rotate this control to choose from several patterns of air distribution. You can select either a primary mode as identified by the symbols on the control, or a blend of two of these modes. The closer the setting is to a ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... air conditioning compressor operates in because of moisture buildup inside the vehicle. Select Mix, Defrost, or a blend of these modes, even ... Control Pressing the Recirculation Control button will • The A/C can be deselected manually without disturbput the system in recirculation mode. This can ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... has been running for about 10 seconds. • MAX A/C For maximum cooling use the A/C and recirculation buttons at the same time. • ECONOMY...Automatic Temperature Control system automatically maintains the climate in the cabin of the vehicle at the comfort levels desired by the driver and passenger. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ..."O" (OFF) position on the blower control stops the 1. Turn the Mode Control knob (on the right) and ... three times and then turn off. This indicates cally using the heating system. Should ...comfort level require air air conditioning is not necessary. conditioning, the system will automatically make ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... automatic blower operation turn the NOTE: Please read the Automatic Temperature Control knob to AUTO position. In manual Operation Chart that... the operator can override the blower, the mode, or both. There is a manual blower range for times when the AUTO setting is not desired. The blower can be set...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 277 4
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... INSTRUMENT PANEL The operator can override the AUTO mode setting to • Floor change airflow distribution by rotating the Mode Control Air is directed through ... is directed through the windshield and side window demist outlets. Use this mode with maxiNOTE: For all settings except full cold or full ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... When the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position, the recirculation feature will be cancelled. conditioning during manual operation only. When ... in the button illuminates when modes are selected. manual compressor operation is selected. • Extended use of recirculation may cause the windows ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... However, The engine cooling system in air-conditioned vehicles under certain conditions, while in Automatic Mode...flash and then turn glycol antifreeze coolant and 50% water is recommended. off....button. This feature reduces the Use of the air Recirculation Mode during winter months is not recommended ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... PANEL 281 Vacation Storage Anytime you store your vehicle, or keep it out of service (i.e., vacation) for two weeks or more, run the ... sufficient heating. If side window fogging becomes a problem, increase blower speed. Vehicle windows tend to fog on the inside in mild but rainy or humid weather. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... from entering the cabin. The filter acts on air coming from outside the vehicle and recirculated air within the passenger compartment. Refer to "Maintenance Procedures" in "Maintaining Your Vehicle" for A/C Air Filter service information or see your authorized dealer for service. Refer to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL 283 Control Setting Suggestions for Various Weather Conditions 4
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  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... OPERATING CONTENTS Starting Procedures ...290 ▫ Manual Transmission - If Equipped ...290 ▫ Automatic... Block Heater - If Equipped ...292 Manual Transmission - If Equipped ...293 ▫ Five-Speed Manual Transmission ...293 ▫ Recommended Shift Speeds ...294 ▫ Downshifting ...294 Automatic...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...- If Equipped ...299 ▫ Operation ...299 ▫ General Information ...300 Four-Wheel Drive Operation - ... ...305 Off-Road Driving Tips ...305 ▫ When To Use Low (L Off-Road) With The 4WD Lock Lever ... ...306 ▫ Hill Climbing ...308 ▫ Driving Through Water ...311 ▫ After Driving Off-Road ...313...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...) ...323 ▫ Hill Descent Control (HDC) - If Equipped . . 324 ▫ Hill Start Assist (HSA) - Manual Transmission Or Off-Road Package Only ...326 ▫ Electronic ... ▫ Tread Wear Indicators ...347 ▫ Life Of Tire ...348 ▫ Replacement Tires ...348 Tire Chains ...349 Snow Tires ......
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... Premium System - If Equipped ...356 ▫ General Information ...360 Fuel Requirements ...360 ▫ Reformulated ......361 ▫ E85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles ...362 ▫ MMT In Gasoline ...362 ▫ Materials ...Fuel Filler Cap Message ...367 Vehicle Loading ...367 ▫ Vehicle Certification Label ...367 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    STARTING AND OPERATING 289 Recreational Towing (Behind Motorhome, Etc.) ...381 ▫ Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground) ...381 5
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ...: Before starting your vehicle, adjust your seat, adjust both • The engine will not start unless ... windows, other controls, or move the vehicle. • If the key will not turn and the steering wheel is... must press the brake pedal before shifting Manual Transmission - If Equipped Before starting the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... to push or tow your vehicle to get it started. Vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission cannot be started this way. ... and damage the converter and vehicle. If the vehicle has a discharged battery, booster cables may be used to obtain a start from another vehicle. This type of start can be ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... and “Extreme Cold Weather” proce- To prevent damage to the starter, do not crank the dures, it may be flooded. Push the accelerator pedal all ... liquid into the throttle body air inlet opening in an attempt to start the vehicle. This could result in flash fire causing serious personal injury. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... Volt electrical cord could cause electrocution. MANUAL TRANSMISSION - IF EQUIPPED Five-Speed Manual Transmission Fully press the clutch pedal before you shift gears. As you ... brake should always be applied when the driver is not in the vehicle, especially on an incline. 5 Shift Pattern
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... OPERATING Use each gear in numerical order, do not skip a gear. Be sure the transmission ... on the clutch. Recommended Shift Speeds To use your manual transmission for optimal fuel economy, it should be upshifted as listed in the following table. Manual Transmission Recommended Shift Speeds Units ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...or downshift at too high a vehicle speed, you could damage the engine, transmission, or clutch. To maintain a ... if the following precautions are not observed: • Shift into PARK only after the vehicle has come... after the vehicle has come to a complete stop and the engine is at idle speed. • Do not ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... in PARK. It also prevents shifting out of Brake/Transmission Interlock System PARK unless the key is in the ON position, and the brake This vehicle is equipped with a Brake Transmission Shift pedal is pressed. Interlock System (BTSI) that holds ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...another gear range. PARK This range supplements the parking brake by locking the transmission. The engine can be started in this range. Never use PARK while the vehicle is in motion. Apply the parking brake when leaving the vehicle in this range. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... the brake pedal. REVERSE This range is for moving the vehicle rearward. Use this The following indicators should be used to ensure that range only after the vehicle has come to a complete stop. you..., firmly move the shift lever This range is used when the vehicle is standing for all the way forward...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... IF EQUIPPED AutoStick is a driver-interactive transmission that offers six manual ratio changes to provide you with more control. AutoStick allows you ... ratio. After AutoStick is activated, the manual ratio selected is displayed in the transmission ratio display and tipping ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... off. General Information • If the system detects a problem, it will disable the • If a ratio other than first is selected and the vehicle is AutoStick mode and the transmission will return to brought to a stop, the transmission control logic will the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    STARTING AND OPERATING 301 cluster. This can be done on the fly, at any vehicle speed. To deactivate, simply pull on the switch one more time. ... "Starting and Operating" for further information. DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES Acceleration Rapid acceleration on snow covered, wet, or other slippery ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... front wheels. You could lose control of the vehicle and possibly have an accident. Accelerate slowly... down if the road has standing water or puddles. 3. Replace the tires when tread wear indicators ... vehicle and the vehicle in front of you to avoid a collision in a sudden stop. DRIVING THROUGH WATER ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... path's surface and cause your vehicle to sink into deeper water. Furthermore, flowing and/or rising water can carry your vehicle away swiftly. Failure to follow ..., and others around you. Shallow Standing Water Although your vehicle is capable of driving through shallow standing ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... in further damage. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. • Getting water inside your vehicle’s ...cause serious internal damage to the engine. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. WARNING! • Driving through standing water limits your vehicleମ.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...anticipate problems. They are not designed for cornering at the same speeds as conventional two-wheel drive vehicles any more than low-slung sports cars are designed to ... all possible, avoid sharp turns or abrupt maneuvers. As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... performance, premium fuel is recommended. While the vehicle will operate on regular fuel when in L Off-Road... in traction when driving in snow, mud or sand. The vehicle will be less responsive to steering, acceleration and... stopping distances and avoid abrupt vehicle maneuvers. You want to keep a slow...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... On icy or slippery roads, do not downshift at high engine RPM's or vehicle speeds because engine braking... additional traction. Mud holes pose an increased threat of vehicle damage and getting stuck. They are ... if there are any hidden obstacles and if the vehicle can be safely recovered if stuck. 5
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... and your vehicle's limitations. Hills can cause serious problems. Some are just too steep to climb and should not be attempted. You should always feel confident with the vehicle and your abilities. You should always climb hills straight up and down. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... traction to complete the climb. If you do not make it to the top, place the vehicle in REVERSE and back straight down the grade using engine resistance along with the vehicle brakes. WARNING! Never attempt to climb a hill at an angle or turn around on a steep grade. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...Is there plenty of distance at the base of the hill to regain control if the vehicle descends to fast? If you feel confident in your ability ...allow the tires to lock. WARNING! Do not descend a steep grade in NEUTRAL. Use vehicle brakes in conjunction with engine braking. Descending a grade too fast ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... gear. Never back down a hill in NEUTRAL using only the vehicle brakes. Never drive diagonally across a... You should never stop or shut a vehicle off when crossing deep water unless you ingested water into...km/h) maximum} and light throttle. Keep the vehicle moving; do not try to accelerate through the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...Make sure you will not be intruding on any wildlife and you can recover the vehicle if necessary. The key to a safe crossing is the water depth, current and... vehicle will sink in, effectively increasing the water level on the vehicle. Be sure to consider this when determining the depth and the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    .... Retighten them, if required, and torque to the values specified in the Service Manual. • Check for accumulations of plants or brush. These After Driving Off-Road things ... dirty conditions, have the radiator, fan, brake your vehicle ready when you need it. rotors, wheels, brake ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...assist is interrupted, it will still be possible to steer your vehicle. Under these conditions, you will observe ...increase in steering effort, especially at very low vehicle speeds and during parking maneuvers.... steering system will give you good vehicle response and increased ease of maneuverability ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...power steering system as the chemicals can damage your power steering components. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. CAUTION! Prolonged operation of the steering system at the end of the steering wheel travel will increase ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information. PARKING BRAKE Before leaving the vehicle, make sure that the parking brake is fully applied. Also, be certain to leave an automatic transmission in PARK, or manual transmission in REVERSE or first gear. The parking...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ...on a downhill grade and away from the curb on an uphill grade. For vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, apply the parking brake before placing ...automatic transmission in PARK, a manual transmission in REVERSE or first gear. Failure to do so may cause the vehicle to roll and cause damage ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ...Have the brake system serviced by an authorized dealer immediately. BRAKE SYSTEM Your vehicle is equipped ...still function. However, the effort required to brake the vehicle will be much greater than that required with the power ...and possible brake damage. You would not have your full braking capacity ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... AND OPERATING 319 WARNING! Driving a vehicle with the "Brake Warning Light" on is dangerous. A significant... System (ABS) The ABS provides increased vehicle stability and brake performance under... those resulting from excessive speed in turns, following another vehicle too closely, or hydroplaning...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... Light" does not come on when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, have the bulb repaired ... to the ABS is required. ignition switch is turned to the ON position When the vehicle is driven over 7 mph (11.... This self-check occurs each time the vehicle is started and accelerated past 7 mph...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...of such equipment should be performed by qualified professionals. All vehicle wheels and tires must be the same size and ...be properly inflated to produce accurate signals for the computer. ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM Your vehicle may be equipped with an optional advanced electronic brake control ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... Do not reduce brake pedal pressure Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) unless ... brake pedal This system aids the driver in maintaining vehicle control is released, the BAS is deactivated. under ... prevent the Operating" for further information. natural laws of physics from acting on the vehicle, nor can it...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ...and skillful driver can prevent accidents. • The capabilities of a BAS-equipped vehicle must never be exploited in a reckless or dangerous manner which could ...s steering wheel input and the speed of the vehicle. When ERM determines that the rate of change of the steering wheel angle and vehicles ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... severe or evasive driving maneuvers. It can not prevent wheel lift due to other ... for a complete explanation of the available ESC modes. WARNING! Many factors, such as vehicle loading,... prevent accidents. The capabilities of an ERM-equipped vehicle must never be exploited in a reckless or dangerous ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... will control the vehicle back to the original set speed. ing and Operating" for further information...., HDC can be fully deactivated by putting the vehicle into ESC "Full Off" HDC ... Control (ESC)" in this section of the manual. is responsible for maintaining a safe vehicle speed. HDC operation...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...Hill Start Assist (HSA) - Manual Transmission or • Gear selection matches vehicle uphill direction ... slight rolling brake pressure and the vehicle will roll down the hill. The may occur. ... be activate: done using the Customer Programmable Features in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    STARTING AND OPERATING 327 For vehicles not equipped with the EVIC, perform the 8. Rotate the steering wheel back to ... "ESC Off Indicator Light" should turn on vehicle maintain the desired path. ESC uses sensors in the vehicle to determine the vehicle path intended by the and turn off two times....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... in counteracting the over-steer or under-steer condition • Over-steer - when the vehicle is turning more than appropriate for the steering wheel position. • Under-steer - when the vehicle is turning less than appropriate for the steering wheel position. ESC Off ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... remains on after several ignition cycles, and the vehicle has been driven several miles (... modes for four-wheel drive equipped vehicles and two available operating modes for two-wheel ... ESC. Whenever the vehicle is started the ESC system will be in this "On" NOTE: mode. This mode should be used ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... Indicator Light" will be illuminated. This mode is intended to be used if the vehicle is in deep snow, sand or gravel ... or off-road use when ESC stability features could inhibit vehicle maneuverability due .... Once the situa- In this mode, ESC is turned off until the vehicle reaches tion requiring ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    STARTING AND OPERATING 331 the ESC system shuts off. ESC is deactivated at low vehicle speeds so that it will not interfere with off-road driving however... the enhanced vehicle stability offered by ESC is unavailable. In an emergency evasive maneuver, the ESC system will not engage to...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    332 STARTING AND OPERATING TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION Tire Markings NOTE: • P (Passenger) - Metric tire sizing is ... tires are high-pressure compact spares designed for temporary emergency use only. 1 - U.S. DOT Safety Standards Code (TIN) 2 - Size Designation 3 - Service Description 4 - ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    STARTING AND OPERATING 333 Tires designed to this standard have the letter "T" molded into the sidewall preceding the size designation. Example: T145/80D18 103M. • High flotation tire sizing is based on U.S. design standards and it begins with the tire diameter molded into the sidewall. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    334 STARTING AND OPERATING Tire 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 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    STARTING AND OPERATING 335 EXAMPLE: Service Description: 95 = Load Index - A numerical code associated with the maximum load a... symbol should only be achieved under specified operating conditions (i.e., tire pressure, vehicle loading, road conditions, and posted speed limits) Load Identification: ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ...of the tire. Look for the TIN on the outboard side of black sidewall tires as mounted on the vehicle. If the TIN is not found on the outboard side, then you... Transportation tire safety standards and is approved for highway use MA = Code representing the tire manufacturing location (...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ...front and rear door (of a four-door vehicle) running from the sill to the roof. Cold tire ... is defined as the tire pressure after the vehicle has not been driven for at least 3 hours,...tire placard. A paper label permanently attached to the vehicle showing the vehicle's loading capacity, the original...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... Placard Tire and Loading Information Placard Tire Placard Location This placard tells you important information about the: 1) number of people that can be carried in the vehicle 2) total weight your vehicle can carry
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ...the Tire and Loading Information placard. Loading The combined weight of occupants, cargo/luggage and The vehicle maximum load on the tire must not exceed trailer ...the front and rear axles must not be exceeded. For further information on GAWRs, vehicle loading, and trailer towing,...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... the following example, the combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed 865 lbs being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely (392 kg). exceed the available cargo and luggage load capacity calculated in Step 4. 6....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    STARTING AND OPERATING 341 5
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...and increase your stopping distance. Use tires of the recommended load capacity for your vehicle. Never overload them. TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION Tire Pressure Proper tire... pressures can cause steering problems. You could lose control of your vehicle. • Over-inflated or under...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... reduce tread life resulting in a need for earlier tire replacement. Under-inflation also increases tire rolling .... Some vehicles may have Supplemental Tire Pressure Information for vehicle loads that are less than the maximum loaded vehicle condition. These pressure conditions will be found in the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... inspecting or adjusting the tire pressure, always reinstall the valve stem cap. This will prevent moisture and ... stem, which could damage the valve stem. Tire pressures change by approximately 1 psi (7 kPa) .... is defined as the tire pressure after the vehicle has not been driven for at least three ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... cause an accident. Alloading may be required for high-speed vehicle operaways use radial ply tires in sets of four. Never tion.... have a radial tires. It is engineered to be used on your style serious accident. Do not drive a vehicle loaded to the vehicle only. Since this tire has limited tread life,...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... of the reduced ground clearance, do not take your vehicle through an automatic car wash with the compact spare installed. Damage to the vehicle may... "What To Do In Do not install a wheel cover or attempt to mount a Emergencies" for further information. conventional tire on the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... seconds continuously when you are stuck, and do not let anyone near a spinning wheel, ...determining when your tires should be 2 - New Tire replaced. These indicators are molded into the bottom ... becomes 1/16 in (2 mm). When the tread is worn to the tread wear indicators, the tire should be replaced....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    348 STARTING AND OPERATING Life of Tire Replacement Tires The service life of a tire is dependent upon varying The tires on your new vehicle provide a balance ...on the original equipment tire. Failure to use Tires and the spare tire should be replaced after six years, regardless ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...• Do not use a tire, wheel size or rating other than that specified for your vehicle. ...or capacity other than what was originally equipped on your vehicle. Using a tire with a smaller load index could ... sudden tire failure and loss of vehicle control. CAUTION! Replacing original tires with tires of...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...STARTING AND OPERATING CAUTION! Damage to the vehicle may result if tire chains are used. SNOW TIRES Some areas ... be corrected prior to rotation being performed. was originally equipped with your vehicle and should The suggested rotation method is shown in the following not be operated at sustained ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...cold inflation tire pressure". This is defined as the tire pressure after the vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours, or ... in "Starting and Operating" for information on how to properly inflate the vehicle's tires. The tire pressure will also increase as the vehicle is driven - ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light will turn off once the system receives the updated tire pressures. The vehicle may need to be driven for up to ... 15 mph (25 km/h) in order for the TPMS to receive this information. For example, your vehicle may have a recommended cold (parked ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... 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, type, and/or...cause sensor damage. Do not use aftermarket tire sealants or balance beads if your vehicle is equipped ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... check the inflation pressure of each tire els. Sensors, mounted to each wheel as part of the valve on your vehicle, and inflate each tire to the vehicle's stem, transmit tire pressure readings to the Receiver recommended cold placard pressure value....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    .... A system fault can occur with any of the following scenarios: NOTE: Your vehicle is equipped with a compact spare wheel and tire assembly. 1. The ...solid. 3. Snow or ice around the wheels or wheel housings. 4. Using tire chains on the vehicle. 5. Using wheels/tires not equipped with TPM sensors. 5
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... sensors to monitor tire pressure levels. Sensors, mounted to each wheel as part of the valve stem, transmit tire pressure readings to the receiver 5. Once you repair or replace the original road tire and module. reinstall it on the vehicle in place of the compact spare tire, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    STARTING AND OPERATING 357 • Various Tire Pressure Monitoring System Messages, which display in the Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) • Yellow Tire Pressure Monitoring Telltale Light Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings The Tire ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... AND OPERATING graphic display of the pressure value(s) will stop flashing, and the Tire Pressure Monitoring Light will extinguish once the updated tire pressure(s) have been received. The vehicle may need to be driven for up to 20 minutes above 15 mph (25 km...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... message for three 4. Using tire chains on the vehicle. seconds and then display dashes (- -) in place of the 5. Using wheels/tires not equipped with TPM sensors. pressure values. NOTE: Your vehicle is equipped with a compact spare 4. For each subsequent ignition key ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... Once you repair or replace the original road tire and reinstall it on the vehicle in place of the compact ...: United States ...KR5S120123 Canada ...2671-S120123 FUEL REQUIREMENTS Your vehicle is designed to meet ... rules and 87. The use of premium gasoline is not RSS 210 of Industry Canada. Operation ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...the appropriate octane rating for your engine) before considering service for the vehicle. Reformulated Gasoline Many areas of the country require the use of cleaner burning gasoline... with these oxygenates may be used in your vehicle. CAUTION! DO NOT use gasoline containing Methanol or...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... will be required for prolonged content may void the vehicle's warranty. exposure to E85 fuel. If a Non-FFV vehicle is inadvertently fueled with E85 .... Since the MMT content of gasoline may not be indicated on the To fix a Non-FFV vehicle inadvertently fueled once with pump...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ...is even more important to look for gasoline without Fuel System Cautions MMT in Canada, because MMT can be used at levels CAUTION! higher than those ... to contain effective detergent additives. Use of additional detergents or other additives is not needed under normal conditions ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... of these products contain high concentrations of Methanol. Fuel system damage or vehicle performance problems resulting from the use of such fuels or additives is not the responsibility of the manufacturer. NOTE: Intentional tampering ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ...The gas cap is behind the fuel filler door, on the left side of the vehicle. If the gas cap is lost or damaged, be sure the replacement cap is for use with this vehicle. After removing the gas cap, place the gas cap tether cable over a hook on the inside of the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ...result if gasoline is pumped into a portable container that is inside of a vehicle. You could be burned. Always place gas containers ... Never have any smoking materials lit in or near the vehicle when the gas cap is removed or the tank filled. (Continued) • If the gas cap is not tightened properly,...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...label contains the following information: • Name of manufacturer • Month and year of manufacture • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) •...• Month, Day and Hour of Manufacture (MDH) VEHICLE LOADING As required by National Highway Traffic Safety ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    368 STARTING AND OPERATING Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) The GVWR is the total allowable weight of your vehicle. This... full capacity conditions, and with no occupants or cargo loaded into the vehicle. The front and rear curb weight values are determined by weighing your vehicle on a Tire Size ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...be sure you distribute their weight as evenly as possible. Stow all To maintain warranty coverage, follow the requirements loose items securely before driving. Improper weight and ... Also, overloading can shorten the life of your vehicle. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) The GVWR is the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... exceed the GVWR. Refer to "Vehicle Loading/Vehicle Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)...trailer plus the weight of all tion Label" in "Starting and Operating" for further cargo, consumables... loaded trailer on a vehicle scale. The entire weight of the trailer must be supported by the scale. Gross...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ...by traffic and crosswinds and Weight-Carrying Hitch contributes positively to tow vehicle and trailer stability. A weight-carrying hitch supports the trailer tongue Trailer ...for heavier Tongue some other connecting point of the vehicle. These kind of Weights (TW) and may be required...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...STARTING AND OPERATING Trailer Hitch Classification Your vehicle may be factory equipped for safe towing of ...the maximum trailer weight a given trailer hitch class can tow and should be used to... towable for your given drivetrain. All trailer hitches should be professionally installed on your vehicle.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... and cargo, and should never exceed the weight referenced on the Tire and Loading Information placard.... "Starting and Operating" for further information. Trailer and Tongue Weight Always load a trailer ... 10% to 15% of the Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) on the tow hitch of your vehicle. Loads balanced ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... maximum trailer tongue weight • The weight of any other type of cargo or equipment stamped on your bumper or trailer hitch. put in or on your vehicle. • The weight of the driver and all passengers. NOTE: Remember that everything put into or...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... for the driver to control. You could lose control of your vehicle and have an accident. • When hauling cargo or towing a trailer, do not overload your vehicle or trailer. Overloading can cause a loss of control, poor performance or damage to...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... and allow enough slack for turning corners. • Vehicles with trailers should not be parked on a grade. ...apply the parking brake on the tow vehicle. Put the tow vehicle automatic transmission in PARK. Always ...GCWR must not be exceeded. • Total weight must be distributed between the tow vehicle and ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... for proper tire replacement procedures. Replacing tires with a higher load carrying capacity will not increase the vehicle's GVWR and GAWR limits. ...Trailer Brakes − Do not interconnect the hydraulic brake system or vacuum system of your vehicle with that of the trailer. This...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ..., regardless of the trailer size, stop lights and turn signals on the trailer are required for motoring safety. The ...harness and connector. NOTE: Do not cut or splice wiring into the vehicles wiring harness. The electrical connections are all complete to the vehicle but you must mate the harness to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    STARTING AND OPERATING 379 5 Four-Pin Connector 1 - Female Pins 2 - Male Pin 3 - Ground 4 - Park 5 - Left Stop/Turn 6 - Right Stop/Turn 1 2 3 4 Seven-Pin Connector Battery Backup Lamps Right Stop/Turn Electric Brakes 5 - Ground 6 - Left Stop/Turn 7 - Running Lamps
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... out on a trip, practice turning, stopping To reduce the potential for engine and transmission and backing the ... automatic transmission fluid and filter should be mission into NEUTRAL but do not increase ... − Air Conditioning − Do not use in hilly terrain or with heavy loads. Turn off temporarily. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...) Flat Bed Tow (All Wheels on Bed of Truck) Manual Transmission Vehicles Yes Automatic ... Vehicles Never NOTE: Vehicles equipped with manual transmissions may be recreationally towed (flat towed) at... position. CAUTION! • Do not flat tow any vehicle equipped with a automatic transmission. Damage to ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 383
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ...Start ...392 ▫ Jump-Starting Procedure ...394 Freeing A Stuck Vehicle ...396 Towing A Disabled Vehicle ...397 ▫ With Ignition Key ...397 ▫ Without The Ignition Key ...398 If Your ... ...386 ▫ Spare Tire Stowage ...386 ▫ Preparations For Jacking ...387 ▫ Jacking Instructions ...387 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ..., all directional • On the highways - slow down. turn signals will flash on and off to warn ... is in motion. Use it when your vehicle is disabled • If your air conditioner (A/C) is on, turn it off. ... and If it is necessary to leave the vehicle to go for service, the turning the A/C off can help ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ...a chime. When safe, pull over and stop the vehicle with the engine at idle. Turn off the air conditioning and wait until the...may become too hot. If this happens, the transmission overheat indicator light will come on, and the vehicle will slow slightly until the automatic transaxle cools down enough ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... 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 purposes. The vehicle should be jacked on a firm level surface only. Avoid ice or slippery areas....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... Jacking 1. Park the vehicle on a firm, level surface. Avoid ice or slippery areas. WARNING! Do not attempt to change...rear wheel. NOTE: Passengers should not remain in the vehicle while the vehicle is being jacked. Jacking Instructions WARNING! Carefully follow these tire changing warnings to help...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    .... • Set the parking brake firmly and set an automatic transmission in PARK; a manual transmission in REVERSE. • Never start or run the engine with the vehicle on a jack. • Do not let anyone sit in the vehicle when it is on a...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...to the left one turn while the wheel is still on the ground. CAUTION! Do not attempt to raise the vehicle by jacking on locations other than those indicated... away to expose the jacking locations in the body. Do not raise the vehicle until you are sure the jack is securely engaged...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... To wheel to be changed. Do not raise the vehicle until you avoid the risk of forcing the vehicle off the jack, do not ...them checked with a torque wrench by your authorized dealer or at a service 5. Raise the vehicle by turning the jack screw to the right, station. using the swivel wrench. Raise the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... If your vehicle has a discharged battery it can be jumpstarted using a set of jumper ... in the cargo area. Have follow the manufacturer's operating instructions and the tire repaired or replaced ... injure the occupants in the vehicle. Have the deflated (flat) tire repaired or replaced immediately. 11...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ...and cause personal injury. Preparations for Jump-Start The battery in your vehicle is located in the front of the engine compartment below the air intake duct. To access the battery remove the air intake duct by turning the two finger screws, located on the radiator support. Air Intake Finger Screws
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... and explosive. Keep open flames or sparks away from the battery. 1. Set the parking brake, shift the automatic transmission into PARK and turn the ignition to LOCK. 2. Turn off the heater, radio, and all unnecessary electrical accessories. 6 Positive Battery...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    ...If using another vehicle to jump-start the battery, park the vehicle within the jumper cables ... the positive (+) end of the jumper cable to the positive (+) post of the discharged vehicle. 2. Connect the opposite end ... injection system. WARNING! Do not allow vehicles to touch each other as this could...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... in the reverse sequence: 6. Disconnect the negative (-) jumper cable from the engine ground of the vehicle with the discharged battery. 7. Disconnect the negative end ... can be plugged into the vehicle power outlets draw power from the vehicle's battery, even when not in use (i.e., cellular phones,...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ...: If your vehicle is equipped with Traction Control or Electronic Stability Control (ESC), turn the system OFF before attempting to "rock" the vehicle. CAUTION! (Continued) .... CAUTION! • When "rocking" a stuck vehicle by moving between 1st and REVERSE, do not spin the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ...IN EMERGENCIES 397 TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE With Ignition Key Automatic Transaxle Manual Transaxle • Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles can ... tow any vehicle equipped with an position, not the ACC position. Make certain the transautomatic transmission. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    .... • Do not attempt to use sling-type equipment when towing. When securing the vehicle to a flatbed ..., do not attach to front or rear suspension components. Damage to your vehicle may ... to prevent damage to the vehicle. Battery power is required to release the brake/ transmission interlock system (...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE CONTENTS Engine Compartment - 2.0L ...401 Engine Compartment - 2.4L ...402 Onboard Diagnostic ... Fuel Filler Cap Message ...403 Emissions Inspection And Maintenance Programs ...404 Replacement Parts ...405 Dealer Service ...406 Maintenance Procedures ...406 ▫ Engine Oil ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... ▫ Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion ...428 Fuses ...433 ▫ Integrated Power Module (IPM) ...433 Vehicle Storage ...437 Replacement Bulbs ...437 Bulb Replacement ...438 ▫ Headlamps ...438 ▫ Fog Lamps ...441 ▫ Tail Lamps, Rear Turn...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 401 ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 2.0L 7 1 2 3 4 5 - Washer Fluid Reservoir - Power Steering Fluid Reservoir - ... Filter - Brake Fluid Reservoir 6 - Integrated Power Module 7 - Battery (Under Cover) 8 - Coolant Pressure Cap 9 - Engine Oil Dipstick 10 - Engine ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    402 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 2.4L 1 2 3 4 5 - - - - - Washer Fluid Reservoir Power Steering Fluid Reservoir Engine ... Fill Brake Fluid Reservoir Integrated Power Module 6 - Battery (Under Cover) 7 - Air Cleaner Filter 8 - Coolant Pressure Cap 9 - Engine ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ..., engine, and automatic transmission control systems. When these systems are operating properly, your vehicle will provide excellent performance and ... codes and other information to assist your service technician in making repairs. Although your vehicle will usually be drivable and not need towing, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ..., the message will appear the next time the vehicle is started. This might indicate a damaged cap. If the problem is detected twice in a row, ... ready. The OBD II system may not be ready if your vehicle was recently serviced, recently had a dead battery or a battery replacement. If the OBD II system ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... be covered by the manufacturer's If your OBD II system is not ready, you should see your warranty. authorized dealer or repair facility. If your vehicle was recently serviced or had a battery failure or replacement, you may need to do nothing more than drive ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... to perform all service operations in an expert manner. Service Manuals are available which include detailed service information for your vehicle. Refer to these Service Manuals before attempting any procedure yourself. NOTE: Intentional ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ... damage your engine, transmission, power steering or air conditioning. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. If a flush is needed because of component malfunction, use only the specified fluid for the flushing procedure....
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... API Certified engine oils. time to take your vehicle in for scheduled maintenance. Refer to "Maintenance Schedule" for further information. NOTE: Under no circumstances should oil... engine oil as the chemicals can damage your engine. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 409 Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) SAE 5W-20 engine ...correct SAE viscosity grade num- oil filtersfrom your vehicle. Used oil and oil filters, ber should not be used....Engine Oil Filter The engine oil filter should be replaced with a new filter at every engine oil change. 7
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ... a full-flow type disposable oil filter. Use a filter of this type for replacement. The quality of replacement filters varies considerably. Only high ... Air Cleaner Filter Your vehicle is equipped with a maintenance-free battery. Refer to "Maintenance Schedule" for further information. You will ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ...) • The battery in this vehicle has a vent hose that should not be disconnected and should only be replaced with a battery ...If a "fast charger" is used while the battery is in the vehicle, disconnect both vehicle battery cables before connecting the charger to the battery. Do not use a "fast ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... to fail, requiring costly repairs. Refer to Warranty Information Book, located on the DVD, for further warranty information. • The air conditioning system contains refrigerant under high pressure. To avoid... air conditioning components. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 413 Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R-134a air conditioning ... service be performed by authorized dealers or other service facilities using recovery and recycling equipment.... proper function. When performing other underhood services, the hood latch, release mechanism and ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    .... Exhaust System The best protection against carbon monoxide entry into the vehicle body is a properly maintained engine exhaust system. If you notice a change in the sound of the exhaust system; or if the exhaust fumes can be detected inside the vehicle;
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ..., inspect the exhaust system each time the vehicle is raised for lubrication or oil change. Replace as required. WARNING! (Continued) • A hot exhaust system can start a ... contact with your exhaust system. Do not park or operate your vehicle in areas where your exhaust system can ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ...other apparent loss of performance, have your vehicle serviced promptly. Continued operation of your... this occurs, stop the vehicle, turn off the engine and allow it to cool. Service, including...- • Do not shut off the engine or interrupt the ignition, when the transmission is in gear and the vehicle...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 417 • Do not idle the engine with any spark plug wires disconnected ... by gently connect the fan motor lead or turn the ignition spraying water from a garden hose vertically down the... or hear steam coming from under the hood, do not open the hood until the radiator has had ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ... is introduced into the cooling system in an emergency, it should be replaced with the specified engine coolant (antifreeze) as soon as possible. • Do not use water alone or alcohol based engine coolant (antifreeze) products. Do not use additional ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 419 CAUTION! (Continued) • This vehicle has not been designed for use with Propylene Glycol based engine ...(170 000 km) before (antifreeze) solution. The use of lower quality water replacement. To prevent reducing this extended maintewill reduce the...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... scalding or injury, do not remove the pressure cap while the system is hot or under pressure. • Do not use a pressure cap other than the one specified for your vehicle. Personal injury or engine damage may result.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 421 Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant Used ethylene glycol-... coolant freeze point or replacing the engine coolant (antifreeze). Advise your service attendant of this. As long ... to the coolant bottle. Do not overfill. Points to Remember NOTE: When the vehicle is stopped after a...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ... the radiator and coolant recovery evidence of radiator or hose leaks, the vehicle may be bottle overflow hoses are not kinked or obstructed. safely ... If engine coolant (anti- • Do not change the thermostat for Summer or Winter operation. If replacement is ever necessary, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... a checkup may be needed. NOTE: If your vehicle is equipped with a manual transmission , the brake fluid reservoir supplies fluid ...affect the other system. The manual transmission clutch release system should not require fluid replacement during the life of the vehicle. If the Brake Master Cylinder ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    424 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING! • Use only manufacturer's recommended brake fluid. ... Parts" in "Maintaining Your Vehicle" for further information. Using the wrong type of brake fluid .... The proper type of brake fluid for your vehicle is also labeled on the original factory installed ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 425 WARNING! (Continued) • Do not allow petroleum based ... in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information. CAUTION! Use of improper brake fluids will affect ... function and the ability to shift the transmission. CAUTION! Using a transmission fluid other than ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    426 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Fluid Level Check Manual Transmission - If Equipped The fluid level in the automatic transmission should be... chemical flushes in your transmission as the chemicals can damage your transmission components. Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 427 NOTE: If contaminated with water, the fluid should be Power Transfer Unit (PTU) - AWD/4WD Models changed immediately.... Parts" in "Maintaining Your Vehicle" for further information. Lubricant Selection Use only the manufacturer's recommended fluid...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    .../industrial pollutants. Washing • Wash your vehicle regularly. Always wash your vehicle in the shade using MOPAR Car Wash or a mild car wash soap, ... similar deposits have accumuresistance built into your vehicle. lated on your vehicle, use MOPAR Super Kleen Bug What Causes ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 429 • Use a high quality cleaner wax, such as MOPAR ... repairs is considered the responsibility of the owner. • If your vehicle is damaged due to an accident or similar cause ... paint and protective coating, have your vehicle repaired as soon as possible. The cost of such ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    430 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE • If you carry special cargo such as chemicals, fertilizers, not use oven cleaner. Avoid automatic car washes that de-icer salt, etc., be sure that such materials are well use acidic solutions or harsh brushes that may damage the wheels' ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 431 • Do not use any harsh solvents or any other ...clean fabric WARNING! upholstery and carpeting. Do not use volatile solvents for cleaning purposes. Use... recommended for leather upholstery. Cleaning Headlights Your vehicle has plastic headlights that are lighter and Your ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    432 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Do not use abrasive cleaning components, solvents... or the right rear hicle, read the installation instructions carefully. quarter window equipped with the radio... The lenses in front of the instruments in this vehicle are The instrument panel cover has a low glare surface...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    ...fabric. If the seat belts need cleaning, use a mild soap solution or lukewarm water. Do not remove the seat belts from the car to wash them. Replace the seat belts if they appear frayed or worn or if the buckles do not work properly...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    434 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Cavity Cartridge MiniFuse Fuse 3 10 Amp Red 4 10 Amp Red 5 20 Amp Yellow 6 10 Amp Red ... Feed/ OCM Trailer Tow - If Equipped IOD Sw/Pwr Mir/ Steering Cntrl Sdar/ Hands-Free Phone - If Equipped IOD Sense1 IOD Sense2 Power Seats - If Equipped 7 8 Cavity Cartridge ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 435 Cavity Cartridge MiniFuse Fuse 10 20 Amp Yellow 11 15 Amp Lt Blue 12 20 Amp Yellow 13 20 Amp Yellow 14 15 16 40 Amp Green 15 Amp Lt Blue 10 Amp Red Description CCN Power Locks/ Interior Lighting Power Outlet Ign Run/Acc Inverter Pwr Run/Acc Outlet RR/Dome Lamp/ Cigar ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    436 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE Cavity Cartridge MiniFuse Fuse 25 10 Amp Red 26 15 Amp ... Only ORC Feed IGN RUN ORC/OCM Feed Hot Car (No Fuse Required) Heated Seat - If Equipped Headlamp ... Amp Natural Description ABS MOD/J1962 Conn/PCM ABS Valve Feed ABS Pump Feed Headlamp/Washer Control/Smart Glass ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ..., it indicates a problem in the circuit that must be corrected. VEHICLE STORAGE If you will not be using ... (Ignition Off-Draw). • Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. REPLACEMENT BULBS All the inside ... and should not be used for replacement. 7 LIGHT BULBS - Interior Bulb Number Front ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    438 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE LIGHTS BULBS - Exterior Bulb No. Low Beam/High Beam Headlamp ...H13 Front Park/Turn Signal/Side Marker Lamp ...3757KA Front Fog ...3157 Backup Lamp ...W16W (921) License Lamp...W5W BULB REPLACEMENT Headlamps 1. Raise the hood and locate the ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 439 2. Reach into engine compartment and pull red lock out 3. Remove the green connector from the back of the bulb at connector. by pulling straight back. 7
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    440 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 4. Twist the bulb to the left. 5. Pull bulb outward from assembly. NOTE: These are halogen bulbs. Take care not to touch the bulb with your fingers. Body oils from your fingers could cause excessive heat buildup which reduces bulb life.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 441 Fog Lamps See your authorized dealer for replacement. Tail Lamps, Rear Turn Signals and Backup Lamps 1. Remove the ...3. Twist and remove socket from the light. 4. Remove bulb from socket and replace. License Lamps 1. Use a screw driver to gently pry ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    442 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 2. Rotate the socket 1/4 turn counterclockwise. 3. Pull the bulb from the socket. Center High-Mounted Stoplamp Light is an LED assembly. See your authorized dealer for replacement.
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 443 FLUID CAPACITIES Fuel (Approximate) Engine Oil with Filter 2.0L and 2.4L Engine (SAE 5W-20, API Certified) Cooling System * 2.0L and 2.4L Engine (MOPAR Engine Coolant/Antifreeze 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula or equivalent) * Includes heater and coolant recovery bottle ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    444 MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS Engine Component Engine Coolant Engine Oil Fluid, Lubricant, .../Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology) or equivalent. Use API Certified SAE 5W-20 Engine Oil, meeting the requirements of Chrysler...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE 445 Chassis Component Automatic Transmission (CVT) - If Equipped Manual Transmission - If Equipped Rear ... MOPAR DOT 3, SAE J1703 should be used. If DOT 3, SAE J1703 brake fluid is not available, then DOT 4 is acceptable. Use only recommended brake fluids or equivalent. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 447
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES CONTENTS Emissions Control System Maintenance ...448 Maintenance Schedule ...448 M A I N T E N A N C ▫ Required Maintenance Intervals ...450 E S C H E D U L E S 8
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ... condition, the oil change indicator message will illuminate; this means that service NOTE: Maintenance, replacement or repair of the emisis required for your vehicle. Have your vehicle serviced sions control devices and systems on your vehicle ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ...illuminated. • Change your engine oil more often if you drive your vehicle ...under "Electronic Vehicle • Inspect the battery and clean and tighten the terminals Information Center/...Indicator as required. System/Oil Change Required" in "Understanding Your while the vehicle is on level ground ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ... items for correct operation. At Each Oil Change • Change the engine oil filter. 8 S • Inspect the brake hoses and lines. C H • Check the manual transmission fluid level. E D U CAUTION! L E Failure to perform the required maintenance items S may ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ...and engine oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions.... for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary. A I N T E N A N C E S C H E D U L E S Odometer Reading Repair Order #...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions. Inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary. ❏ Inspect the brake linings; ... cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    ... Service Schedule ❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ Replace the ... air cleaner filter. ❏ Replace the spark plugs. ❏ Adjust the parking brake on vehicles equipped with four-... cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ... or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary. ❏ Change the manual transmission fluid if using your vehicle for any of the following: trailer towing, snow plowing, heavy loading, taxi, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ... km) or 54 Months Maintenance Service Schedule ❏ Change the engine oil and engine... filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off.... Inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary. A I N T E N A N C E S C H E D U L E S Odometer Reading Repair...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... E D U L E S Replace rear drive assembly (RDA) fluid. Replace power transfer unit (PTU) fluid. Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter if using your vehicle for any of the following: police, taxi, fleet, or frequent trailer towing. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ...and engine oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions.... for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary. A I N T E N A N C E S C H E D U L E S Odometer Reading Repair Order #...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions. Inspect the engine air cleaner filter; replace if necessary. ❏ Inspect the brake linings; ... cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ... or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary. ❏ Change the manual transmission fluid if using your vehicle for any of the following: trailer towing, snow plowing, heavy loading, taxi, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ...N ❏ Rotate tires. C ❏ Flush and replace the engine coolant if E not done at 60 months. 108,... engine oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road ... for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES 461 M 114,000 Miles (190,000 km) or 114 Months Maintenance Service Schedule ❏ Change the engine oil and engine oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. A I N T E N A N C E S C H E D U L E S Odometer Reading Repair Order # Signature Authorized Chrysler Dealer Date Dealer Code 8
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ...; replace if necessary. ❏ Replace rear drive assembly (RDA) fluid. ❏ Replace power transfer unit (PTU) fluid. ❏ Change the automatic transmission fluid and filter. ❏ Replace the accessory drive belt(s). Odometer Reading Repair Order # Signature...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    ...and engine oil filter. ❏ Rotate tires. ❏ If using your vehicle for any of the following: Dusty or off-road conditions.... for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary. A I N T E N A N C E S C H E D U L E S Odometer Reading Repair Order #...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ... or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary. ❏ Change the manual transmission fluid if using your vehicle for any of the following: trailer towing, snow plowing, heavy loading, taxi, ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    ... Maintenance Service Schedule Change the engine oil and engine oil filter. Rotate tires. Replace the engine... is recommended by the manufacturer I to the owner, but is not required to maintain emissions N T warranty. A WARNING! • You can be badly injured working on or around a motor vehicle. Do ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 467
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CONTENTS Suggestions For Obtaining Service For Your Vehicle...469 ▫ Prepare For The...Contact ...470 ▫ Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY) ...471 ▫ Service Contract ...471 Warranty Information ...472 MOPAR Parts ...472 Reporting Safety ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    468 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE Department Of Transportation Uniform Tire Quality Grades ...475 ▫ Treadwear ...475 ▫ Traction Grades ...475 ▫ Temperature Grades ...476
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    ... papers with you. Take your warranty folder. All work to be performed may not be covered by the IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE warranty. Discuss additional charges with the...provide a clue to the with our products and services. current problem. Warranty service must be done by an authorized dealer. ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 471
    470 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE This is why you should always talk to an authorized • Vehicle delivery date and mileage dealer's service manager first. Most matters can be reChrysler Group LLC Customer Center solved with this process. P.O. Box 21-8004 • If for some reason ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 472
    ... service after the manufacturer's New Service Contract Vehicle Limited Warranty expires, please refer to the You may have purchased a service contract for a vehicle contract ... documents. repairs after the manufacturer's New Vehicle Limited Warranty expires. The manufacturer stands behind ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 473
    .... You'll be pleased with their sincere efforts to resolve any warranty issues or related concerns. WARRANTY INFORMATION See the Warranty Information Booklet, located on the DVD, ... and provisions of Chrysler Group LLC warranties applicable to this vehicle and market. MOPAR PARTS MOPAR ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 474
    ...defect to the Canadian government should write to: Transport Canada, Motor Vehicle Defect Investigations and Recalls, 2780 Sheffield Road... You can also website or the phone numbers listed below. Visa, Masobtain other information about motor vehicle safety from tercard, American Express, and Discover ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 475
    ...the information that students and professional technicians assistance of service and engineering specialists to need in diagnosing/troubleshooting, problem solving, acquaint you with specific Chrysler Group LLC vemaintaining, servicing, and repairing Chrysler Group ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 476
    IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE 475 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY ... sidewall of the tires on your vehicle. significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices, ... under controlled conditions All passenger car tires must conform to Federal safety on ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 477
    476 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE Temperature Grades The temperature grades are A (the highest), B, and C, representing the tire's... to a level of performance, which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 478
    INDEX 10
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 479
    ..., Side ...59,64,66 Airbag, Window (Side Curtain) ...60,64,66 Alarm Light ...194 Alarm System (Security Alarm) ...17 Alterations/Modifications, Vehicle ...8 Antenna, Satellite Radio ...254,264 Antifreeze (Engine Coolant) ...418,443,444 Capacities ...443 Disposal ...421 Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 480
    ... ... 385 425 297 426 299 Brakes ...318,422 Brake/Transmission Interlock ...296 Break-In Recommendations, New Vehicle ...81 Bulb Replacement ...437,438 Bulbs, Light ...85,437 Capacities, Antifreeze (Engine Coolant) ...443 Capacities, Fluid ...443 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 481
    ... Check Engine Light (Malfunction Indicator Light) ...404 Checking Your Vehicle For Safety ...81 Checks, Safety ...81 Child Restraint ...73 ... Tire ...345 Compass Variance ...210 Connector UCI ...257 Universal Consumer Interface (UCI) ...257 Console ...172 Contract, Service ...471 Coolant (Antifreeze) ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 482
    ... Off-Road ...305 On Slippery Surfaces ...301 Dealer Service ...406 Through Flowing, Rising, or Shallow Defroster, Rear Window ...179 Standing Water ...302 Defroster, Windshield ...84,272,273,...Brake System ...322 Power Steering ...315 Disposal of Used Coolant ...421 Drain, Flush, and Refill ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 483
    ... Control System ...323 Electronic Speed Control (Cruise Control) ...152 Electronic Stability Program (ESP) ...327 Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) ...202 Emergency, In Case of Jacking ...386 Jump Starting ...391 Towing ...397 Emission Control System ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 484
    INDEX 483 Hazard Warning ...384 Turn Signal ...85,190,441 Flat Tire Stowage ...391 Flooded Engine Starting ......, Brake ...445 Fluid Capacities ...443 Fluid Leaks ...86 Fluid Level Checks Automatic Transaxle... Wheel Drive Operation ...300 Freeing A Stuck Vehicle ...396 Fuel ...360,444 Adding ......
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 485
    ... ...197 Tachometer ...191 Gearshift ...297 General Information ...17,124,360 General Maintenance ...406 ...Axle Weight Rating ...370 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating ...368,369 Head Restraints ...136 Headlights ...Low Beam Select Switch ...146 Passing ...146 Replacing ...438 Switch ...143 Heated Mirrors ...95...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 486
    ...Sentry Key) ...14 Infant Restraint ...73 Information Center, Vehicle ...202 Inside Rearview Mirror ...91......4 Jump Starting ...391 Key, Programming ...Key, Replacement ...Key, Sentry (Immobilizer) ...Key-In Reminder ...... Bolster ...16 15 14 14 18 12 56 Lane Change and Turn Signals ...441 Lane Change...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 487
    ... Warning ...192 Seat Belt Reminder ...191 Bulb Replacement ...438 Security Alarm (Theft Alarm) ...18,194 Cargo ...173... Control ...328 Dimmer Switch, Headlight ...143 Turn Signal ...85,143,145,441 Electronic......85 Fog ...144,200,441 Loading Vehicle ...367,369 Capacities ...369 Headlight Switch...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 488
    ... Exterior Folding ...95 Luggage Rack (Roof Rack) ...180 Heated ...95 Lumbar Support ...131 Outside ....... . 199,404 Mopar Parts ...405,472 Manual, Service ...473 Multi-Function Control Lever ...143 Manual Transaxle ...290,293,426 Downshifting ...294 New Vehicle Break-In Period ...81 Fluid Level Check ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 489
    ..., Garage Door (HomeLink ) ...155 Operator Manual (Owner's Manual) ...5 Overdrive ...298 Overheating, Engine ...195,384 Owner's Manual (Operator Manual) ...5,473 Paint Care ...428 Panic Alarm ..., Cellular ...96 Phone, Hands-Free (Uconnect™) ...96 Placard, Tire and Loading Information ......
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 490
    ... Ply Tires ...345 Radio Operation ...270 Radio, Satellite (Uconnect studios) ...262 Rear Axle (Differential) ...427 ... (Radio) Controls ...268 Remote Starting System ...25 Replacement Bulbs ...437 Replacement Keys ...15 Replacement Parts ...405 Replacement Tires ...348 Reporting Safety Defects ...472 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 491
    ... ...180 Rotation, Tires ...350 Safety Checks Inside Vehicle ...83 Safety Checks Outside Vehicle ...85 Safety Defects, Reporting ...472 Safety, Exhaust Gas ...82 Safety Information, ... Radio Antenna ...254,264 Satellite Radio (Uconnect studios) ...262 Schedule, Maintenance ...448 Seat ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 492
    INDEX 491 Sentry Key Replacement ...15 Service Assistance ...469 Service Contract ...471 Service Manuals ...473 Setting the Clock...Starting ...290 Automatic Transmission ...290 Engine Fails to Start ...292 Manual Transmission ...290 Remote ...25 Starting Procedures ...290 Steering ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 493
    ... Tie Down Hooks, Cargo ...176 Tilt Steering Column ...151 Tire and Loading Information Placard ......Changing ...386 Compact Spare ...345 Flat Changing ...391 General Information ...342 High Speed ...345 ... ...196 Quality Grading ...475 Radial ...345 Replacement ...348 Rotation ...350 Safety ...332,342 ...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 494
    ...-Hour Towing Assistance Disabled Vehicle ...Guide ...Recreational ...Weight ...Towing Assistance ...Traction ... Wiring ...Trailer Towing Guide ...Trailer Weight ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 346 347 373 369 110... Trip Odometer Reset Button ...196 Turn Signals ...145,190,441 UCI...
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 495
    ... (VR) ...124 Warning Lights (Instrument Cluster Description) ...189 Warning, Roll Over ...4 Warnings and Cautions ...7 Warranty Information ...472 Washer, Adding Fluid ...414 Washers, Windshield ...149 Washing Vehicle ...428 Water Driving Through ......
  • 2010 Jeep Patriot | Owner's Manual - Page 496
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