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2008 PT Cruiser Sedan/Convertible 2008 OWNER’ S MANUAL PT Cruiser Sedan/Convertible VEHICLES SOLD IN CANADA With respect to any Vehicles Sold in Canada, the name Chrysler LLC shall be deemed to be deleted and the name Chrysler Canada Inc. used in substitution therefor. DRIVING AND ALCOHOL Drunken driving is one of the most frequent causes of accidents. Your driving ability can be seriously impaired with blood alcohol levels far below the legal minimum. If you are drinking, don’t drive. Ride with a designated non-drinking driver, call a cab, a friend, or use public transportation.
User and Operator’s Vehicle Manual Guide. Free Auto PDF Manual Download. Years covered by this manual: 2008.
This manual illustrates and describes the operation of features and equipment that are either standard or optional on this vehicle. This manual may also include a description of features and equipment that are no longer available or were not ordered on this vehicle. Please disregard any features and equipment described in this manual that are not on this vehicle. Chrysler LLC reserves the right to make changes in design and specifications, and/or make additions to or improvements to its products without imposing any obligation upon itself to install them on products previously manufactured. WARNING! Driving after drinking can lead to an accident. Your perceptions are less sharp, your reflexes are slower, and your judgment is impaired when you have been drinking. Never drink and then drive. 2007 Chrysler LLC SECTION INTRODUCTION TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE .3 1 .9 2 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL STARTING AND OPERATING WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES 433 8 . .459 9 IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE INDEX 469 10 INTRODUCTION CONTENTS Introduction . 4 How To Use This Manual 4 Warnings And Cautions . 6 Vehicle Identification Number . 6 Vehicle Modifications/Alterations 7 1 4 INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION This Owner’s Manual has been prepared with the assistance of service and engineering specialists to acquaint you with the operation and maintenance of your vehicle. It is supplemented by a Warranty Information Booklet and various customer-oriented documents. You are urged to read these publications carefully. Following the instructions and recommendations in this manual will help assure safe and enjoyable operation of your vehicle. NOTE: After you read the manual, it should be stored in the vehicle for convenient reference and remain with the vehicle when sold, so that the new owner will be aware of all safety warnings. When it comes to service, remember that your authorized dealer knows your vehicle best, has the factory-trained technicians and genuine Mopar parts, and is interested in your satisfaction. HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Consult the table of contents to determine which section contains the information you desire. The detailed index, at the rear of this manual, contains a complete listing of all subjects. Consult the following table for a description of the symbols that may be used on your vehicle or throughout this owner’s manual: INTRODUCTION 5 1 6 INTRODUCTION WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS This manual contains WARNINGS against operating procedures that could result in an accident or bodily injury. It also 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 found on the driver’s front corner of the instrument panel, visible through the windshield. This number also appears on the vehicle registration or title. Vehicle Identification Number INTRODUCTION 7 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. 1 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE CONTENTS A Word About Your Keys . .13 Ignition Key Removal .13 Locking Doors With A Key .14 Key-In-Ignition Reminder . .15 Sentry Key — If Equipped . .15 Replacement Keys . .16 Sentry Key Programming . .17 General Information . .18 Steering Wheel Lock — If Equipped . .18 If You Wish To Manually Lock The Steering Wheel . .18 To Release The Steering Wheel Lock .18 Automatic Transaxle Ignition Interlock System. .19 Door Locks . .19 Manual Door Locks .19 Power Door Locks — If Equipped . .20 Child Protection Door Lock System — If Equipped . .22 Remote Keyless Entry (Sedan) .24 2 10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate . .24 To Lock The Doors And Liftgate — If Equipped With Power Options . .25 Panic Alarm . .26 To Turn Off “Flash Lights With Lock ” . .26 To Program Additional Transmitters .27 General Information . .28 Transmitter Battery Service .29 Remote Keyless Entry (Convertible) .30 To Unlock The Doors .31 To Lock The Doors .32 To Unlatch The Deck Lid .32 Panic Alarm . .32 To Turn Off “Flash Lights With Lock ” . .33 To Program Additional Transmitters .33 General Information . .34 Transmitter Battery Service .35 Security Alarm System — If Equipped .36 To Set The Alarm . .36 To Disarm The System .37 Security System Manual Override .37 Liftgate (Sedan) .37 Opening The Liftgate While The Security Alarm Is Activated . .38 Deck Lid (Convertible) . .39 Power Deck Lid Release (Convertible) . .39 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 11 Emergency Seat Back Release (Sedan) .40 Emergency Deck Lid Release Latch (Convertible) .41 Power Windows . .42 Auto Down Feature . .43 Rear Window Switches . .43 Wind Buffeting . .44 Occupant Restraints (Sedan) . .44 Lap/Shoulder Belts .45 Lap/Shoulder Seat Belt Untwisting Procedure. .52 Adjustable Upper Shoulder Seat Belt Anchorage .52 Seat Belt Pretensioners .53 Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder System (BeltAlert ) . .54 Seat Belts And Pregnant Women . .54 Driver And Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Airbag .55 Child Restraint . .72 Occupant Restraints (Convertible) . .81 Lap/Shoulder Belts .82 Lap/Shoulder Seat Belt Untwisting Procedure. .88 Seat Belt Pretensioners .88 Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder System (BeltAlert ) . .89 Seat Belts And Pregnant Women . .89 2 12 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE Driver And Front Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) .90 Child Restraint . 107 Engine Break-In Recommendations 115 Safety Tips . 115 Exhaust Gas . 115 Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle