Jeep 12MK74-126-AA Automobile User Manual

User manual for the device Jeep 12MK74-126-AA Automobile

Jeep 12MK74-126-AA Automobile User Manual

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2012 Patriot2012OWNER’S MANUALChrysler Group LLC12MK74-126-AA910344 Patriot OM cover.indd 1First EditionPatriotPrinted in U.S.A.3/31/11 10:45 AM

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VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADAWith respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the nameChrysler Group LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and thename Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution therefore.DRIVING AND ALCOHOLDrunken driving is one of the most frequent causes ofaccidents.Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with bloodalcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are drinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking driver,call a cab, a friend, or use public transportatio

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SECTIONTABLE OF CONTENTSPAGE1INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .923UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8934UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19345STARTING AND OP

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INTRODUCTION1CONTENTS䡵 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 䡵 Warnings And Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7䡵 Rollover Warning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 䡵 Vehicle Identification Number.............. 7䡵 How To Use This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 䡵 Vehicle Modifications/Alterations . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

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4 INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTIONCongratulations on selecting your new Chrysler GroupLLC vehicle. Be assured that it represents precisionworkmanship, distinctive styling, and high quality - allessentials that are traditional to our vehicles.When it comes to service, remember that your authorizeddealer knows your vehicle best, has factory-trained technicians and genuine MOPAR威 parts, and cares aboutyour satisfaction.ROLLOVER WARNINGUtility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover ratethan other t

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INTRODUCTION 5control. Failure to operate this vehicle safely may result seat belts could cut the highway death toll by 10,000 orin a collision, rollover of the vehicle, and severe or fatal more each year and could reduce disabling injuries bytwo million annually. In a rollover crash, an unbeltedinjury. Drive carefully.person is significantly more likely to die than a personwearing a seat belt. Always buckle up.HOW TO USE THIS MANUALConsult the Table of Contents to determine which sectioncontain

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6 INTRODUCTION

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INTRODUCTION 7WARNINGS AND CAUTIONSThis Owner’s Manual contains WARNINGS against operating procedures that could result in a collision orbodily injury. It also contains CAUTIONS against procedures that could result in damage to your vehicle. If youdo not read this entire manual, you may miss importantinformation. Observe all Warnings and Cautions.VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERThe Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is found on theleft front corner of the instrument panel, visible throughthe win

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8 INTRODUCTIONVEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONSWARNING!Any modifications or alterations to this vehicle couldseriously affect its roadworthiness and safety andmay lead to a accident resulting in serious injury ordeath.Right Front Body VIN LocationNOTE: It is illegal to remove or alter the VIN.

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE2CONTENTS䡵 A Word About Your Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12䡵 Vehicle Security Alarm — If Equipped . . . . . . . . 18▫ Ignition Key Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12▫ To Arm The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18▫ Locking Doors With A Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14▫ Rearming The System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19▫ Key-In-Ignition Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14▫ To Disarm The

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10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE▫ Illuminated Approach — If Equipped . . . . . . . 21▫ To Lock The Doors And Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . 22▫ Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock . . . . . . . . 22▫ Flash Lights With Remote Key Lock/Unlock . . 23▫ Using The Panic Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24▫ Programming Additional Transmitters . . . . . . 24▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24▫ Transmitter Battery Replacement . . . . . . . . . .

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 11▫ Automatic Locking Retractor Mode (ALR) —If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53▫ Energy Management Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54▫ Seat Belt Pretensioners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55▫ Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls . . . 67▫ Event Data Recorder (EDR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74▫ Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75䡵 Engine Break-In Recommendations▫ Supp

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12 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEA WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYSThe authorized dealer that sold you your new vehicle hasthe key code numbers for your vehicle locks. Thesenumbers can be used to order duplicate keys. Ask yourauthorized dealer for these numbers and keep them in asafe place.Ignition Key Removal1. Place the shift lever in PARK (if equipped with anautomatic transmission).2. Turn the ignition switch to the ACC (Accessory)position.3. Push the key and cylinder inward and rotate the k

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 13NOTE: If you try to remove the key before you place theshift lever in PARK, the key may become trapped temporarily in the ignition switch cylinder. If this occurs,place the shift lever in PARK, rotate the key to the rightslightly, then remove the key as described. If a malfunction occurs, the system will trap the key in the ignitioncylinder to warn you that this safety feature is inoperable.The engine can be started and stopped but the key cannotbe r

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14 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEWARNING! (Continued)• Allowing children to be in a vehicle unattended isdangerous for a number of reasons. A child orothers could be seriously or fatally injured. Children should be warned not to touch the parkingbrake, brake pedal or the shift lever.• Do not leave the key fob in or near the vehicle, anddo not leave the ignition in the ACC or ON/RUNposition. A child could operate power windows,other controls, or move the vehicle.• Do not leave

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 15SENTRY KEY姞The Sentry Key威 Immobilizer System prevents unauthorized vehicle operation by disabling the engine. Thesystem does not need to be armed or activated. Operationis automatic, regardless of whether the vehicle is lockedor unlocked.The system uses ignition keys that have an embeddedelectronic chip (transponder) to prevent unauthorizedvehicle operation. Therefore, only keys that are programmed to the vehicle can be used to start and operate

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16 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLEAll of the keys provided with your new vehicle have required for authorized dealer replacement of keys. Dubeen programmed to the vehicle electronics.plication of keys may be performed at an authorizeddealer or by following the customer key programmingReplacement Keysprocedure. This procedure consists of programming aNOTE: Only keys that are programmed to the vehicle blank key to the vehicle electronics. A blank key is oneelectronics can be used to st

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 172. Insert the first valid key into the ignition switch. Turnthe ignition switch to the ON/RUN position for at leastthree seconds, but no longer than 15 seconds. Then, turnthe ignition switch to the LOCK position and remove thefirst key.The new Sentry Key威 is programmed. The RemoteKeyless Entry (RKE) transmitter will also be programmed during this procedure.Repeat this procedure to program up to eight keys. If youdo not have a programmed Sentry Key

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18 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE• This device must accept any interference that may be To Arm The Systemreceived, including interference that may cause unde1. Remove the key from the ignition switch and get outsired operation.of the vehicle.VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM — IF EQUIPPED2. Lock the door using either the power door LOCKThis Vehicle Security Alarm monitors the doors, liftgate, switch or the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitterand ignition switch for unauthorized operation

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