Suzuki XL7 (2007 year). Instruction - part 7

 

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Suzuki XL7 (2007 year). Instruction - part 7

 

 

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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Service Vehicle Soon Light
When the indicator nears empty, the low
Low Fuel Warning Light
fuel light will come on. You still have a little
fuel left, but you should get more soon.
Refer to “Low Fuel Warning Light” in this
section for more information.
Here are four things that some owners ask
about. None of these show a problem with
your fuel gage:
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• At the service station, the fuel pump
This light will come on if a condition exists
This light is located below the fuel gage.
shuts off before the gage reads full.
that may require the vehicle to be taken in
• It takes a little more or less fuel to fill up
This light also comes on when the fuel tank
for service.
than the gage indicated. For example,
is low on fuel. When you add fuel the light
If the light comes on, see your dealer for
the gage may have indicated the tank
should go off. If it does not, have your vehi-
service as soon as possible.
was half full, but it actually took a little
cle serviced.
more or less than half the tank’s capacity
Fuel Gage
to fill the tank.
• The gage moves a little when you turn a
corner or speed up.
• The gage takes a few seconds to stabi-
lize after the ignition is turned on, and
will go back to empty when you turn the
ignition off.
For your fuel tank capacity, refer to “Capac-
ities and Specifications” in the
“Service
and Appearance Care” section.
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When the ignition is on, the fuel gage tells
you about how much fuel you have left in
your fuel tank.
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Driver Information Center
The DIC also allows some features to be
Items” following for more information on
personalized. Refer to “DIC Vehicle Per-
these displays.
(DIC)
sonalization” in this section for more infor-
Vehicle Information (2):
Your vehicle has a Driver Information Cen-
mation.
Press this button to scroll through the vehi-
ter (DIC).
cle information displays and to personalize
DIC Operation and Displays
All messages will appear in the DIC display
the feature settings on your vehicle. Refer
The DIC has different displays which can
located in the center of the instrument
to “Vehicle Information Menu Items” follow-
be accessed by pressing the DIC buttons
panel cluster. The DIC buttons are located
ing and “DIC Vehicle Personalization” in
located on the
center of the
instrument
on the center of the instrument panel.
this section for more information on these
panel.
displays.
The DIC comes on when the ignition is on.
After a short delay, the DIC will display the
DIC Buttons
Set/Reset (3):
information that was last displayed before
Press this button to set or reset certain
the engine was turned off.
functions and to turn off or acknowledge
messages on the DIC.
The DIC displays trip, fuel, and vehicle sys-
tem information, and warning messages if
a system problem is detected. The top of
the DIC display shows the shift lever posi-
tion indicator. Refer to
“Automatic Tran-
saxle Operation” in
“Starting and
Operating Your Vehicle” in the “Features
and Controls” section for more information.
If your vehicle has this feature, the DIC
also displays the outside air temperature
when viewing the trip and fuel information.
If there is a problem with the system that
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controls the temperature display, the num-
The buttons are the trip/fuel, vehicle infor-
bers will be replaced with dashes. If this
mation, and set/reset buttons. The button
occurs, have the vehicle serviced by your
functions are detailed in the following
dealer. If an abnormal temperature reading
pages.
is displayed for an extended period of time,
consult your dealer. Under certain circum-
Trip/Fuel (1):
stances, especially when the engine is
Press this button to scroll through the trip
idling, a delay updating the temperature
and fuel displays. See
“Trip/Fuel Menu
display is normal.
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Trip/Fuel Menu Items
various vehicle speeds recorded since the
produces better fuel economy than city
last reset of this value. To reset the value,
driving.
Trip/Fuel (1):
press and hold the set/reset button. The
Press this button to scroll through the fol-
If your vehicle is low on fuel, the FUEL
display will return to zero.
lowing displays:
LEVEL LOW message will be displayed.
AVG (Average) ECONOMY
Refer to “FUEL LEVEL LOW” under “DIC
ODOMETER
Press the trip/fuel button until AVG ECON-
Warnings and Messages” in this section for
Press the trip/fuel button until ODOMETER
OMY displays. This display shows the
more information.
displays. This display shows the distance
approximate average miles per gallon
the vehicle has been driven in either miles
Blank Display
(mpg) or liters per 100 kilometers (L/100
(mi) or kilometers (km). This display will
This display shows no information.
km). This number is calculated based on
also show the outside air temperature in
the number of mpg (L/100 km) recorded
either degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or degrees
since the last time this menu item was
Celsius (°C).
reset. To reset this display, press and hold
To change the DIC display to English or
the set/reset button. The display will return
metric units, refer to “UNITS” later in this
to zero.
section.
RANGE
TRIP
Press the trip/fuel button until RANGE dis-
Press the trip/fuel button until TRIP dis-
plays. This display shows the approximate
plays. This display shows the current dis-
number of remaining miles (mi) or kilome-
tance traveled in either miles
(mi) or
ters (km) the vehicle can be driven without
kilometers (km) since the last reset for the
refueling.
trip odometer. This display will also show
The fuel range estimate is based on an
the outside air temperature in either
average of the vehicle’s fuel economy over
degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or degrees Cel-
recent driving history and the amount of
sius (°C).
fuel remaining in the fuel tank. This esti-
The trip odometer can be reset to zero by
mate will change if driving conditions
pressing the set/reset button while the trip
change. For example, if driving in traffic
odometer is displayed.
and making frequent stops, this display
may read one number, but if the vehicle is
AVERAGE SPEED
driven on a freeway, the number may
Press the trip/fuel button until AVERAGE
change even though the same amount of
SPEED displays. This display shows the
fuel is in the fuel tank. This is because dif-
average speed of the vehicle in miles per
ferent driving conditions produce different
hour (mph) or kilometers per hour (km/h).
fuel economies. Generally, freeway driving
This average is calculated based on the
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Vehicle Information Menu Items
than when the oil has just been changed. It
with your vehicle. If this consistently
cannot be reset accurately until the next oil
occurs, see your dealer for service.
Vehicle Information (2):
change. To reset the engine oil life system,
Press this button to scroll through the fol-
BATTERY
refer to “Engine Oil Life System” in “Check-
lowing displays:
Press the vehicle information button until
ing Things Under the Hood” in the “Service
BATTERY displays. This display shows the
OIL LIFE
and Appearance Care” section.
current battery voltage. If the voltage is
Press the vehicle information button until
UNITS
low, the display will show LOW. If the volt-
OIL LIFE REMAINING displays. This dis-
Press the vehicle information button until
age is high, the display will show HIGH.
play shows an estimate of the oil’s remain-
UNITS displays. This display allows you to
Your vehicle’s charging system regulates
ing useful life. If you see 99% OIL LIFE
select between English or Metric units of
voltage based on the state of the battery.
REMAINING on the display, that means
measurement. Once in this display, press
The battery voltage may fluctuate when
99% of the current oil life remains. The
the set/reset button to select between
viewing this information on the DIC. This is
engine oil life system will alert you to
ENGLISH or METRIC units.
normal. Refer to “Battery Warning Light” in
change your oil on a schedule consistent
this section for more information.
with your driving conditions.
FRONT TIRES or REAR TIRES
The pressure for each tire can be viewed in
If there is a problem with the battery charg-
When the remaining oil life is low, the
the DIC. The tire pressure will be shown in
ing system, the DIC will display SERVICE
CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message
either pounds per square inch (psi) or kilo-
BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM. Refer to
will appear on the display. Refer to
pascals (kPa). Press the vehicle informa-
“SERVICE BATTERY CHARGING SYS-
“CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON” under
tion button until the DIC shows FRONT
TEM” under
“DIC Warnings and Mes-
“DIC Warnings and Messages” in this sec-
TIRES PSI (kPa) LF ## (###) RF ## (###).
sages” in this section. Also, refer to
tion. You should change your oil as soon
Press the vehicle information button again
“Electric Power Management” in this sec-
as possible. Refer to
“Engine Oil” in
until the DIC displays REAR TIRES PSI
tion for more information.
“Checking Things Under the Hood” in the
(kPa) LR ## (###) RR ## (###).
“Service and Appearance Care” section. In
TIRE LOCATIONS
addition to the engine oil life system moni-
If a low or high tire pressure condition is
After rotating the tires or after replacing a
toring the oil life, additional maintenance is
detected by the system while driving, a
tire or sensor, the system must re-learn the
recommended in the Maintenance Sched-
message advising you to check the pres-
tire positions. To re-learn the tire positions,
ule in this instruction. Refer to “Scheduled
sure in a specific tire will appear in the dis-
refer to “Tire Pressure Monitor System” in
Maintenance” in “Maintenance Schedule”
play. Refer to “Inflation - Tire Pressure” in
“Tires” in the
“Service and Appearance
in the “Maintenance Schedule” section for
“Tires” in the
“Service and Appearance
Care” section. Refer to
“Tire Inspection
more information.
Care” section and
“DIC Warnings and
and Rotation” in “Tires” in the “Service and
Messages” in this section for more infor-
Appearance Care” section and “DIC Warn-
Remember, you must reset the OIL LIFE
mation.
ings and Messages” in this section for
yourself after each oil change. It will not
more information.
reset itself. Also, be careful not to reset the
If the tire pressure display shows dashes
OIL LIFE accidentally at any time other
instead of a value, there may be a problem
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RELEARN REMOTE KEY
DIC Warnings and Messages
“All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System” in “Your
This display allows you to match the
Messages are displayed on the DIC to
Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle” in the
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to
notify the driver that the status of the vehi-
“Driving Your Vehicle” section and
“All-
your vehicle. To match a RKE transmitter
cle has changed and that some action may
Wheel Drive Disabled Light” in this section
to your vehicle, do the following:
be needed by the driver to correct the con-
for more information.
dition. Multiple messages may appear one
1)
Make sure the vehicle is in PARK (P).
BATTERY SAVER ACTIVE
after another. Some messages may not
2)
Press the vehicle information button
This message displays when the charging
require immediate action, but you can
until PRESS
TO RELEARN
system detects that the battery is being
press the set/reset button to acknowledge
REMOTE KEY displays.
drained. You may notice that the vehicle
that you received the messages and to
3)
Press the set/reset button.
attempts to reduce the drain for you by
clear them from the display. Pressing any
The message REMOTE KEY LEARN-
turning off accessories, such as interior
of the DIC buttons also acknowledge and
ING ACTIVE will display.
fans, rear defogger, and heated seats. Turn
clear any messages. Some messages
4)
Press and hold the lock and unlock but-
off all accessories. If the vehicle is not run-
cannot be cleared from the DIC display
tons on the first transmitter at the same
ning, start and run the engine for at least
because they are more urgent. These
time for about 15 seconds.
10 minutes to allow the battery to
messages require action before they can
A chime will sound indicating that the
recharge. If the engine is running and the
be cleared. You should take any messages
transmitter is matched.
condition persists, see your dealer immedi-
that appear on the display seriously and
5)
To match additional transmitters at this
ately.
remember that clearing the messages will
time, repeat Step 3.
only make the messages disappear, not
BUCKLE PASSENGER SEATBELT
Each vehicle can have a maximum of
correct the problem. The following are the
This message reminds you to buckle the
four transmitters matched to it.
possible messages that can be displayed
passenger’s safety belt. Refer to “Passen-
6)
To exit the programming mode, you
and some information about them.
ger Sensing System” in “Airbag System” in
must cycle the key to LOCK.
the “Seats and Restraint Systems” section.
ALL WHEEL DRIVE OFF
Blank Display
If your vehicle has the All-Wheel Drive
This message displays and a chime
This display shows no information.
(AWD) system, this message displays
sounds when the ignition is on, the driver’s
PERSONALIZATION
along with the All-Wheel Drive Disabled
safety belt is buckled, the passenger’s
This display allows you to personalize the
light when the rear drive system is over-
safety belt is unbuckled with the passenger
feature settings on your vehicle. Refer to
heating. This message turns off when the
airbag enabled, and the vehicle is in
“DIC Vehicle Personalization” in this sec-
rear drive system cools down. If the warn-
motion. You should have the passenger
tion for more information.
ing message stays on for a while, you need
buckle their safety belt.
to reset the warning message. To reset the
This reminder will be repeated if the igni-
warning message, turn the ignition off and
tion is on, the vehicle is in motion, the
then back on again. If the message stays
driver is buckled and the passenger is still
on, see your dealer right away. Refer to
unbuckled, and the passenger airbag is
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enabled. If the passenger’s safety belt is
to “OIL LIFE” under “DIC Operation and
DRIVER DOOR OPEN
already buckled, this message and chime
Displays” in this section and “Engine Oil
This message displays when the driver’s
will not come on.
Life System” in “Checking Things Under
door is not closed properly. When this
the Hood” in the “Service and Appearance
message appears, make sure that the
BUCKLE SEATBELT
Care” section for more information.
driver’s door is closed completely.
This message reminds you to buckle the
driver’s safety belt.
CHECK TIRE PRESSURE
ENGINE HOT A/C (Air Conditioning)
This message displays when the tire pres-
OFF
This message displays and a chime
sure in one of the tires needs to be
This message displays when the engine
sounds when the ignition is on, the driver’s
checked. This message also displays
coolant becomes hotter than the normal
safety belt is unbuckled, and the vehicle is
LEFT FRONT, RIGHT FRONT, LEFT
operating temperature. To avoid added
in motion. You should buckle your safety
REAR, or RIGHT REAR to indicate which
strain on a hot engine, the air conditioning
belt.
tire needs to be checked. You can receive
compressor is automatically turned off.
If the driver remains unbuckled when the
more than one tire pressure message at a
When the coolant temperature returns to
ignition is on and the vehicle is in motion,
time. To read the other messages that may
normal, the A/C operation automatically
the reminder will be repeated. If the driver’s
have been sent at the same time, press the
resumes. You can continue to drive your
safety belt is already buckled, this mes-
set/reset button. If a tire pressure message
vehicle.
sage and chime will not come on.
appears on the DIC, stop as soon as you
ENGINE OVERHEATD
(Overheated)
can. Have the tire pressures checked and
This message is an additional reminder to
IDLE ENGINE
set to those shown on the Tire Loading
the Safety Belt Reminder Light in the
Information label. Refer to “Tires” in the
instrument panel cluster. Refer to “Safety
NOTE:
“Service and Appearance Care” section,
Belt Reminder Light” in this section.
If you drive your vehicle while the engine is
“Loading Your Vehicle” in “Your Driving, the
overheating, severe engine damage may
CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON
Road, and Your Vehicle” in the “Driving
occur. If an overheat warning appears on
This message displays when service is
Your Vehicle” section, and “Inflation - Tire
the instrument panel cluster and/or DIC,
required for the vehicle. See your dealer.
Pressure” in “Tires” in the
“Service and
stop the vehicle as soon as possible. Do
Refer to “Engine Oil” in “Checking Things
Appearance Care” section. The DIC dis-
not increase the engine speed above nor-
Under the Hood” in the
“Service and
play also shows the tire pressure values for
mal idling speed. Refer to “Engine Over-
Appearance Care” section and “Scheduled
the front and rear tires by pressing the
heating” in
“Checking Things Under the
Maintenance” in “Maintenance Schedule”
vehicle information button. Refer to “DIC
Hood” in the
“Service and Appearance
in the “Maintenance Schedule” section for
Operation and Displays” in this section. If
Care” section for more information.
more information.
the tire pressure is low, the low tire pres-
sure warning light comes on. Refer to “Tire
Acknowledging this message will not reset
This message displays when the engine
Pressure Light” in this section.
the OIL LIFE REMAINING display. That
coolant temperature is too hot. Stop and
must be done at the OIL LIFE screen
allow the vehicle to idle until it cools down.
under the vehicle information menu. Refer
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ENGINE OVERHEATD
(Overheated)
FUEL LEVEL LOW
OIL PRSSURE (Pressure) LOW STOP
STOP ENGINE
This message displays when your vehicle
ENGINE
is low on fuel. Refill the fuel tank as soon
NOTE:
as possible. Refer to “Fuel Gage” in this
CAUTION
If you drive your vehicle while the engine is
section and “Filling the Tank” in “Fuel” in
If you drive your vehicle while the
overheating, severe engine damage may
the “Service and Appearance Care” sec-
engine oil pressure is low, severe
occur. If an overheat warning appears on
tion for more information.
engine damage may occur. If a low oil
the instrument panel cluster and/or DIC,
HOOD OPEN
pressure warning appears on the
stop the vehicle as soon as possible. Refer
This message displays on some vehicles
Driver Information Center (DIC), stop
to
“Engine Overheating” in
“Checking
when the hood is not closed properly.
the vehicle as soon as possible. Do
Things Under the Hood” in the “Service
When this message appears, make sure
not drive the vehicle until the cause
and Appearance Care” section for more
that the hood is closed completely. Refer to
of the low oil pressure is corrected.
information.
“Hood Release” in
“Checking Things
Refer to “Engine Oil” in “Checking
Under the Hood” in the
“Service and
Things Under the Hood” in the “Ser-
This message displays along with a contin-
Appearance Care” section.
vice and Appearance Care” section
uous chime when the engine has over-
for more information.
heated. Stop and turn the engine off
ICE POSSIBLE DRIVE WITH CARE
immediately to avoid severe engine dam-
This message displays when the outside
This message displays when the vehicle’s
age. Refer to
“Engine Overheating” in
air temperature is cold enough to create
“Checking Things Under the Hood” in the
icy road conditions. Adjust your driving
engine oil pressure is low. The oil pressure
light also appears on the instrument panel
“Service and Appearance Care” section.
accordingly.
cluster. Refer to “Oil Pressure Light” in this
ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED
LIFTGATE OPEN
section.
This message displays when the vehicle’s
This message displays when the liftgate is
engine power is reduced. Reduced engine
not closed completely. Make sure that the
Stop the vehicle immediately, as engine
damage can result from driving a vehicle
power can affect the vehicle’s ability to
liftgate is closed completely. Refer to “Lift-
accelerate. If this message is on, but there
gate” in “Doors and Locks” in the “Features
with low oil pressure. Have the vehicle ser-
viced by your dealer as soon as possible
is no reduction in performance, proceed to
and Controls” section.
your destination. The performance may be
when this message is displayed.
reduced the next time the vehicle is driven.
PASSENGER DOOR FRONT/REAR
The vehicle may be driven at a reduced
OPEN
speed while this message is on, but accel-
This message displays when one or more
eration and speed may be reduced. Any-
of the passenger’s doors are not closed
time this message stays on, the vehicle
properly. When this message appears,
should be taken to your dealer for service
make sure that all passenger doors are
as soon as possible.
closed completely.
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REMOTE KEY LEARNING ACTIVE
SERVICE BATTERY CHARGING SYS-
“Driving Your Vehicle” section for more
This message displays while you are
TEM
information.
matching a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
This message displays when there is a
If this message turns on while you are driv-
transmitter to your vehicle. Refer to
problem with the generator and battery
ing, pull off the road as soon as possible
“LEARN REMOTE KEY” under “DIC Oper-
charging systems. Driving with this prob-
and stop carefully. Try resetting the system
ation and Displays” in this section for more
lem could drain the vehicle’s battery. Turn
by turning the ignition off and then back on.
information.
off all unnecessary accessories. Stop and
If this message still stays on or turns back
turn off the vehicle as soon as it is safe to
SERVICE A/C (Air Conditioning) SYS-
on again while you are driving, your vehicle
do so. Have the electrical system checked
TEM
needs service. Have the ESC system
by your dealer immediately.
This message displays when there is a
inspected by your dealer as soon as possi-
problem detected in the air conditioning
Connecting a battery charger to your vehi-
ble.
system. Have the vehicle serviced by your
cle while the ignition is in any position
SERVICE THEFT DETERRENT SYSTEM
dealer.
other than LOCK may cause this message
This message displays when there is a
to appear. If you need to charge your vehi-
SERVICE AIR BAG
problem with the theft-deterrent system. A
cle, make sure that the key is in LOCK or
This message displays when there is a
fault has been detected in the system
out of the ignition during charging.
problem with the airbag system. Have your
which means that the system is disabled
vehicle serviced by your dealer immedi-
SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM
and it is not protecting the vehicle. The
ately. Refer to “Airbag Readiness Light” in
This message displays and a chime
vehicle usually restarts; however, you may
this section for more information.
sounds when the brake fluid level is low.
want to take the vehicle to your dealer
The brake system warning light also
before turning off the engine. Refer to
SERVICE ALL WHEEL DRIVE
appears on the instrument panel cluster
“PASS-Key® III+ Operation” in
“Theft-
If your vehicle has the All-Wheel Drive
when this message appears on the DIC.
Deterrent Systems” in the “Features and
(AWD) system, this message displays
Refer to “Brake System Warning Light” in
Controls” section for more information.
along with the service all-wheel drive light
this section. Have the brake system ser-
if a problem occurs with this system. Refer
SERVICE TIRE MONITOR SYSTEM
viced by your dealer as soon as possible.
to “Service All-Wheel Drive Light” in this
This message displays if a part on the Tire
section. If this message appears, stop as
SERVICE STABILITY CTRL (Control)
Pressure Monitor
(TPM) system is not
soon as possible and turn off the vehicle.
This message displays if there has been a
working properly. If you drive your vehicle
Restart the vehicle and check for the mes-
problem detected with the Electronic Sta-
while any of the four sensors are missing
sage on the DIC display. If the message is
bility Control (ESC) system. A warning light
or inoperable, the warning comes on in
still displayed or appears again when you
also appears on the instrument panel clus-
about 20 minutes. A sensor would be miss-
begin driving, the AWD system needs ser-
ter. Refer to
“Traction Control System
ing, for example, if you put different wheels
vice. See your dealer.
(TCS) Warning Light” in this section. Refer
on your vehicle without transferring the
to
“Electronic Stability Control” in
“Your
sensors. If the warning comes on and
Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle” in the
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stays on, there may be a problem with the
STABILITY CTRL (Control) OFF
THEFT ATTEMPTED
TPM. See your dealer.
This message displays any time the Elec-
This message displays if the content theft-
tronic Stability Control (ESC) system turns
deterrent system has detected a break-in
SERVICE TRACTION CONTROL
off. When this message has been dis-
attempt while you were away from your
This message displays when the Traction
played, ESC is no longer available to assist
vehicle. Refer to “Content Theft-Deterrent”
Control System (TCS) is not functioning
you with directional control of the vehicle.
in “Theft-Deterrent Systems” in the “Fea-
properly. A warning light also appears on
Adjust your driving accordingly. Refer to
tures and Controls” section for more infor-
the instrument panel cluster. Refer to
“Electronic Stability Control” in “Your Driv-
mation.
“Traction Control System (TCS) Warning
ing, the Road, and Your Vehicle” in the
Light” in this section and “Traction Control
TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE
“Driving Your Vehicle” section.
System (TCS)” in “Your Driving, the Road,
This message displays when the Tire Pres-
and Your Vehicle” in the “Driving Your Vehi-
This message displays only while the igni-
sure Monitor (TPM) system is re-learning
cle” section for more information. Have the
tion is in RUN.
the tire positions. Refer to “Tire Pressure
TCS serviced by your dealer as soon as
Monitor System” in “Tires” in the “Service
Any of the following conditions may cause
possible.
and Appearance Care” section. The tire
the ESC system to turn off:
positions must be re-learned after rotating
SERVICE VEHICLE SOON
• The ESC system is turned off by press-
the tires or after replacing a tire or sensor.
This message displays when a non-emis-
ing and holding the traction control but-
Refer to “Tire Inspection and Rotation” and
sions related malfunction occurs. Have the
ton. Refer to “Electronic Stability Control”
“Inflation - Tire Pressure” in “Tires” in the
vehicle serviced by your dealer as soon as
in
“Your Driving, the Road, and Your
“Service and Appearance Care” section for
possible.
Vehicle” in the
“Driving Your Vehicle”
more information.
STABILITY CTRL (Control) NOT READY
section for more information.
TRACTION CONTROL OFF
This message may display and a warning
• The battery is low.
This message displays when the Traction
light on the instrument panel cluster may
• There is an ESC system failure. See
Control System (TCS) turns off. Refer to
be on after first driving the vehicle and
your dealer for service.
“Traction Control System (TCS)” in “Your
exceeding 30 mph (48 km/h) for 30 sec-
STARTING DISABLD (Disabled) SER-
Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle” in the
onds. Refer to “Traction Control System
VICE THRTTLE (Throttle)
“Driving Your Vehicle” section for more
(TCS) Warning Light” in this section. The
This message displays if the starting of the
information.
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system
engine is disabled due to the electronic
is not functional until the light has turned
This message only displays while the igni-
throttle control system. Have your vehicle
off. Refer to “Electronic Stability Control” in
tion is in RUN and disappears after 10 sec-
serviced by your dealer immediately.
“Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle”
onds, unless it is acknowledged or an
in the
“Driving Your Vehicle” section for
This message only appears while the igni-
urgent warning appears.
more information.
tion is in RUN, and will not disappear until
Any of the following conditions may cause
the problem is resolved.
the TCS to turn off:
This message cannot be acknowledged.
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• The TCS is turned off by pressing the
DIC Vehicle Personalization
Feature Settings Menu Items
traction control button. Refer to “Traction
Your vehicle has personalization capabili-
The following are personalization features
Control System (TCS)” in “Your Driving,
ties that allow you to program certain fea-
that allow you to program settings to the
the Road, and Your Vehicle” in the “Driv-
tures to one preferred setting.
vehicle:
ing Your Vehicle” section for more infor-
All of the personalization options may not
DISPLAY ENGLISH
mation.
be available on your vehicle. Only the
This feature will only display if a language
• The battery is low.
options available will be displayed on the
other than English has been set. This fea-
• There is a TCS failure. See your dealer
DIC.
ture allows you to change the language in
for service.
which the DIC messages appear to
The default settings for the personalization
TRACTION CONTROL ON
English.
features were set when your vehicle left
This message displays when the Traction
the factory, but may have been changed
Press the vehicle information button until
Control System (TCS) turns on. Refer to
from their default state since then.
the PRESS
TO DISPLAY ENGLISH
“Traction Control System (TCS)” in “Your
screen appears on the DIC display. Press
Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle” in the
The personalization preferences are auto-
the set/reset button to display all DIC mes-
“Driving Your Vehicle” section for more
matically recalled.
sages in English.
information.
To change personalization preferences,
DISPLAY LANGUAGE
TURN SIGNAL ON
use the following procedure.
This feature allows you to select the lan-
This message displays as a reminder to
guage in which the DIC messages will
turn off the turn signal if you drive your
Entering the Feature Settings Menu
appear.
vehicle for more than about 0.75 mile (1.2
1) Turn the ignition on and place the vehi-
km) with a turn signal on. Refer to “Turn
cle in PARK (P).
Press the vehicle information button until
Signal/Multifunction Lever” in this section.
To avoid excessive drain on the battery,
DISPLAY LANGUAGE appears on the DIC
it is recommended that the headlamps
display. Press the set/reset button to
This message displays and a chime
are turned off.
access the settings for this feature. Then
sounds only when the ignition is in RUN.
2) Press the vehicle information button
press the vehicle information button to
The message will not disappear until the
until FEATURE SETTINGS PRESS
scroll through the following settings:
turn signal is manually turned off, or a turn
TO SELECT appears on the DIC dis-
is completed.
• ENGLISH (default):
play.
All messages will appear in English.
3) Press the set/reset button to enter the
• FRANCAIS (French):
feature settings menu.
All messages will appear in French.
If the menu is not available, FEATURE
• ESPANOL (Spanish):
SETTINGS AVAILABLE IN PRK (Park)
All messages will appear in Spanish.
will display. Before entering the menu,
make sure the vehicle is in PARK (P).
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• NO CHANGE:
AUTO UNLOCK
Choose one of the available settings and
No change will be made to this feature.
This feature allows you to select whether
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
The current setting will remain.
or not to turn off the automatic door unlock-
played on the DIC to select it.
ing feature. It also allows you to select
Choose one of the available settings and
REMOTE LOCK
which doors and when the doors will auto-
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
This feature allows you to select the type of
matically unlock. Refer to “Programmable
played on the DIC to select it.
feedback you will receive when locking the
Automatic Door Locks” in
“Doors and
vehicle with the Remote Keyless Entry
AUTO LOCK
Locks” in the “Features and Controls” sec-
(RKE) transmitter. You will not receive
This feature allows you to select when the
tion for more information.
feedback when locking the vehicle with the
vehicle’s doors will automatically lock.
Press the vehicle information button until
RKE transmitter if any of the doors are
Refer to “Programmable Automatic Door
AUTO UNLOCK appears on the DIC dis-
open. Refer to
“Remote Keyless Entry
Locks” in “Doors and Locks” in the “Fea-
play. Press the set/reset button to access
(RKE) System Operation” in “Keys” in the
tures and Controls” section for more infor-
the settings for this feature. Then press the
“Features and Controls” section for more
mation.
vehicle information button to scroll through
information.
Press the vehicle information button until
the following settings:
Press the vehicle information button until
AUTO LOCK appears on the DIC display.
OFF:
REMOTE LOCK appears on the DIC dis-
Press the set/reset button to access the
None of the doors will automatically
play. Press the set/reset button to access
settings for this feature. Then press the
unlock.
the settings for this feature. Then press the
vehicle information button to scroll through
DRIVER AT KEY OUT:
vehicle information button to scroll through
the following settings:
Only the driver’s door will unlock when
the following settings:
• SHIFT OUT OF PARK (default):
the key is taken out of the ignition.
• OFF:
The vehicle’s doors automatically lock
DRIVER IN PARK:
There will be no feedback when you
when the doors are closed and the vehi-
Only the driver’s door will unlock when
press the lock button on the RKE trans-
cle is shifted out of PARK (P).
the vehicle is shifted into PARK (P).
mitter.
• AT VEHICLE SPEED:
ALL AT KEY OUT:
• LIGHTS ONLY:
The vehicle’s doors automatically lock
All of the doors will unlock when the key
The exterior lamps will flash when you
when the vehicle speed is above 5 mph
is taken out of the ignition.
press the lock button on the RKE trans-
(8 km/h) for three seconds.
ALL IN PARK (default):
mitter.
• NO CHANGE:
All of the doors will unlock when the
• HORN ONLY:
No change will be made to this feature.
vehicle is shifted into PARK (P).
The horn will sound on the second press
The current setting will remain.
NO CHANGE:
of the lock button on the RKE transmit-
No change will be made to this feature.
Choose one of the available settings and
ter.
The current setting will remain.
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
• HORN & LIGHTS (default):
played on the DIC to select it.
The exterior lamps will flash when you
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press the lock button on the RKE trans-
• NO CHANGE:
transmitter is pressed while a door is
mitter, and the horn will sound when the
No change will be made to this feature.
open.
lock button is pressed again within five
The current setting will remain.
• NO CHANGE:
seconds of the previous command.
No change will be made to this feature.
Choose one of the available settings and
• NO CHANGE:
The current setting will remain.
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
No change will be made to this feature.
played on the DIC to select it.
Choose one of the available settings and
The current setting will remain.
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
DELAY LOCK
Choose one of the available settings and
played on the DIC to select it.
This feature allows you to select whether
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
or not the locking of the vehicle’s doors will
EXIT LIGHTING
played on the DIC to select it.
be delayed. The locking of the vehicle’s
If it is dark enough outside, this feature
REMOTE UNLOCK
doors is delayed for up to 10 seconds after
allows you to select the amount of time you
This feature allows you to select the type of
a power door lock switch is pressed when
want the exterior lamps to remain on. This
feedback you will receive when unlocking
a door is open, or after the lock button on
happens after the key is turned from RUN
the vehicle with the RKE transmitter. You
the RKE transmitter is pressed while a
to LOCK.
will not receive feedback when unlocking
door is open. The key must be out of the
Press the vehicle information button until
the vehicle with the RKE transmitter if the
ignition for this feature to work. Refer to
EXIT LIGHTING appears on the DIC dis-
doors are open. Refer to “Remote Keyless
“Delayed Locking” in “Doors and Locks” in
play. Press the set/reset button to access
Entry (RKE) System Operation” in “Keys”
the
“Features and Controls” section for
the settings for this feature. Then press the
in the “Features and Controls” section for
more information.
vehicle information button to scroll through
more information.
Press the vehicle information button until
the following settings:
Press the vehicle information button until
DELAY LOCK appears on the DIC display.
• OFF:
REMOTE UNLOCK appears on the DIC
Press the set/reset button to access the
The exterior lamps will not turn on.
display. Press the set/reset button to
settings for this feature. Then press the
30 SECONDS (default):
access the settings for this feature. Then
vehicle information button to scroll through
The exterior lamps will stay on for 30
press the vehicle information button to
the following settings:
seconds.
scroll through the following settings:
• OFF:
1 MINUTE:
• LIGHTS OFF:
There will be no delayed locking of the
The exterior lamps will stay on for one
The exterior lamps will not flash when
vehicle’s doors.
minute.
you press the unlock button on the RKE
• ON (default):
2 MINUTES:
transmitter.
The locking of the vehicle’s doors will be
The exterior lamps will stay on for two
• LIGHTS ON (default):
delayed by 10 seconds after a power
minutes.
The exterior lamps will flash when you
door lock switch is pressed when a door
• NO CHANGE:
press the unlock button on the RKE
is open, or the lock button on the RKE
No change will be made to this feature.
transmitter.
The current setting will remain.
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Choose one of the available settings and
Choose one of the available settings and
in the “Features and Controls” section for
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
more information.
played on the DIC to select it.
played on the DIC to select it.
Press the vehicle information button until
APPROACH LIGHTING
CHIME VOLUME
REMOTE START appears on the DIC dis-
This feature allows you to select whether
This feature allows you to select the vol-
play. Press the set/reset button to access
or not to have the exterior lights turn on
ume level of the chime.
the settings for this feature. Then press the
briefly during low light periods after unlock-
vehicle information button to scroll through
Press the vehicle information button until
ing the vehicle using the RKE transmitter.
the following settings:
CHIME VOLUME appears on the DIC dis-
Press the vehicle information button until
play. Press the set/reset button to access
• OFF:
APPROACH LIGHTING appears on the
the settings for this feature. Then press the
The remote start feature will be disabled.
DIC display. Press the set/reset button to
vehicle information button to scroll through
• ON (default):
access the settings for this feature. Then
the following settings:
The remote start feature will be enabled.
press the vehicle information button to
• NO CHANGE:
• NORMAL (default):
scroll through the following settings:
No change will be made to this feature.
The chime volume will be set to a normal
The current setting will remain.
OFF:
level.
The exterior lights will not turn on when
• LOUD:
Choose one of the available settings and
you unlock the vehicle with the RKE
The chime volume will be set to a loud
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
transmitter.
level.
played on the DIC to select it.
ON (default):
• NO CHANGE:
FACTORY SETTINGS
If it is dark enough outside, the exterior
No change will be made to this feature.
This feature allows you to set all of the per-
lights will turn on briefly when you unlock
The current setting will remain.
sonalization features back to their factory
the vehicle with the RKE transmitter.
Choose one of the available settings and
default settings.
The lights will remain on for 20 seconds
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
or until the lock button on the RKE trans-
Press the vehicle information button until
played on the DIC to select it.
mitter is pressed, or the vehicle is no
FACTORY SETTINGS appears on the DIC
longer off. Refer to
“Remote Keyless
REMOTE START
display. Press the set/reset button to
Entry
(RKE) System Operation” in
If your vehicle has this feature, it allows
access the settings for this feature. Then
“Keys” in the
“Features and Controls”
you to turn the remote start off or on. The
press the vehicle information button to
section for more information.
remote start feature allows you to start the
scroll through the following settings:
NO CHANGE:
engine from outside of the vehicle using
• RESTORE ALL (default):
No change will be made to this feature.
your RKE transmitter. Refer to “Remote
The personalization features will be set
The current setting will remain.
Vehicle Start” under
“Remote Keyless
to their factory default settings.
Entry (RKE) System Operation” in “Keys”
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• DO NOT RESTORE:
Audio System(s)
Keeping your mind on the drive is impor-
The personalization features will not be
tant for safe driving. Here are some ways
Determine which radio your vehicle has
set to their factory default settings.
in which you can help avoid distraction
and then read the pages following to famil-
while driving.
Choose one of the available settings and
iarize yourself with its features.
press the set/reset button while it is dis-
While your vehicle is parked:
Driving without distraction is a necessity
played on the DIC to select it.
for a safer driving experience. Refer to
• Familiarize yourself with all of its con-
EXIT FEATURE SETTINGS
“Defensive Driving” in “Your Driving, the
trols.
This feature allows you to exit the feature
Road, and Your Vehicle” in the “Driving
• Familiarize yourself with its operation.
settings menu.
Your Vehicle” section. By taking a few
• Set up your audio system by presetting
moments to read this manual and get
your favorite radio stations, setting the
Press the vehicle information button until
familiar with your vehicle’s audio system,
tone, and adjusting the speakers. Then,
FEATURE SETTINGS PRESS
TO
you can use it with less effort, as well as
when driving conditions permit, you can
EXIT appears in the DIC display. Press the
take advantage of its features. While your
tune to your favorite radio stations using
set/reset button to exit the menu.
vehicle is parked, set up your audio system
the presets and steering wheel controls
If you do not exit, pressing the vehicle
by presetting your favorite radio stations,
if the vehicle has them.
information button again will return you to
setting the tone and adjusting the speak-
the beginning of the vehicle information
ers. Then, when driving conditions permit,
CAUTION
menu.
you can tune to your favorite stations using
Before adding any sound equipment
the presets and steering wheel controls if
to your vehicle, such as an audio
Exiting the Feature Settings Menu
the vehicle has them.
system, CD player, CB radio, mobile
The feature settings menu will be exited
telephone, or two-way radio, make
when any of the following occurs:
WARNING
sure that it can be added by checking
• The vehicle is shifted out of PARK (P).
This system provides you with a far
with your dealer. Also, check federal
• The vehicle is no longer in RUN.
greater access to audio stations and
rules covering mobile radio and tele-
• The trip/fuel DIC button is pressed.
song listings. Giving extended atten-
phone units. If sound equipment can
• The end of the feature settings menu is
tion to entertainment tasks while
be added, it is very important to do it
reached and exited.
driving can cause a crash and you or
properly. Added sound equipment
• A 40 second time period has elapsed
others can be injured or killed.
can interfere with the operation of
with no selection made.
Always keep your eyes on the road
your vehicle’s engine, radio, or other
and your mind on the drive - avoid
systems, and even damage them.
engaging in extended searching
Your vehicle’s systems can interfere
while driving.
with the operation of sound equip-
ment that has been added.
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Your vehicle has a feature called Retained
To change the time default setting from 12
The date will not automatically display. The
Accessory Power (RAP). With RAP, the
hour to 24 hour, press the clock button and
only way to see the date is by pressing the
audio system can be played even after the
then the pushbutton located under the for-
clock button when the radio is on. The date
ignition is turned off. Refer to
“Retained
ward arrow label. Once the time 12H and
with display will time out after a few sec-
Accessory Power (RAP)” in “Starting and
24H are displayed, press the pushbutton
onds and go back to the normal radio and
Operating Your Vehicle” in the “Features
located under the desired option to select
time display.
and Controls” section for more information.
the default. Press the clock button again to
To change the time default setting from 12
apply the selected default, or let the screen
hour to 24 hour or to change the date
Setting the Time (without date display)
time out.
default setting from month/day/year to day/
If your vehicle has an AM/FM base radio
month/year, follow these instructions:
with a single CD player and preset buttons
Setting the Time (with date display)
1)
Press the clock button and then the
numbered one through six, the radio will
If your vehicle has a radio with a single CD
pushbutton located under the forward
have a clock button for setting the time.
player or a CD with DVD player, the radio
arrow label. Once the time 12H and
You can set the time by following these
will have a clock button for setting the time
24H, and the date MM/DD/YYYY
steps:
and date.
(month, day, and year) and DD/MM/
To set the time and date, follow these
1)
Press the clock button until the hour
YYYY (day, month, and year) are dis-
instructions:
numbers begin flashing on the display.
played.
Press the clock button a second time
1) Turn the radio on.
2)
Press the pushbutton located under the
and the minute numbers will begin
2) Press the clock button and the HR,
desired option.
flashing on the display.
MIN, MM, DD, YYYY (hour, minute,
3)
Press the clock or MENU button again
2)
While either the hour or the minute
month, day, and year) will appear on the
to apply the selected default, or let the
numbers are flashing, turn the tune
display.
screen time out.
knob, located on the upper right side of
3) Press the pushbutton located under any
the radio, clockwise or counterclock-
one of the labels that you want to
wise to increase or decrease the time.
change. Every time the pushbutton is
Instead of using the tune knob, you can
pressed again, the time or the date if
also press the SEEK, FWD (forward),
selected, will increase by one.
or REV (reverse) buttons to adjust the
- Another way to increase the time or
time.
date, is to press the right SEEK arrow
3)
Press the clock button again until the
or FWD (forward) button.
clock display stops flashing to set the
- To decrease, press the left SEEK
currently displayed time; otherwise, the
arrow or REV (reverse) button. You
flashing will stop after five seconds and
can also turn the tune knob, located on
the current time displayed will be auto-
the upper right side of the radio, to
matically set.
adjust the selected setting.
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Radio with CD (Base)
(Tune):
Setting Preset Stations
Turn this knob to select radio stations.
Up to 18 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and
six AM), can be programmed on the six
SEEK
:
numbered pushbuttons, by performing the
Press the right or left SEEK arrow to go to
following steps:
the next or to the previous station and stay
there.
1) Turn the radio on.
2) Press BAND to select FM1, FM2, or
To scan stations, press and hold either
AM.
SEEK arrow for a few seconds until a beep
3) Tune in the desired station.
sounds. The radio goes to a station, plays
4) Press and hold one of the six numbered
for a few seconds, then goes to the next
pushbuttons for three seconds until a
station. Press either SEEK arrow again to
beep sounds. Whenever that pushbut-
stop scanning.
ton is pressed and released, the station
The radio only seeks and scans stations
that was set, returns.
with a strong signal that are in the selected
5) Repeat the Steps 2 through 4 for each
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band.
pushbutton.
Playing the Radio
(Information):
Setting the Tone (Bass/Treble)
(Power/Volume):
Press this button to switch the display
Press this knob to turn the system on and
between the radio station frequency and
EQ (Equalization):
off.
the time. When the ignition is off, press this
To adjust the bass or treble, press the tune
button to display the time.
knob or EQ button until the desired tone
Turn this knob clockwise or counterclock-
control label appears on the display. Turn
wise to increase or decrease the volume.
the tune knob clockwise or counterclock-
The radio remembers the previous volume
wise to increase or decrease the setting.
setting whenever the radio is turned on.
You can also adjust the setting by pressing
You can still manually adjust the volume by
either the SEEK, FWD (forward), or REV
using the volume knob.
(reverse) buttons. The display shows the
current bass or treble level. If a station’s
Finding a Station
frequency is weak, or if there is static,
decrease the treble.
BAND:
Press this button to switch between FM1,
FM2 or AM. The display shows the selec-
tion.
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Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade)
Playing a CD
Do not add any label to a CD. It could get
Insert a CD partway into the slot, label side
caught in the CD player. If a CD is
BAL/FADE (Balance/Fade):
up. The player pulls it in and the CD should
recorded on a personal computer and a
To adjust the balance or fade, press this
begin playing.
description label is needed, try labeling the
button or the tune knob until the desired
top of the recorded CD with a marking pen.
speaker control label appears on the dis-
If the ignition or radio is turned off with a
play. Turn the tune knob clockwise or coun-
CD in the player, it stays in the player.
CAUTION
terclockwise to adjust the setting. You can
When the ignition or radio is turned on, the
also adjust the setting by pressing either
CD starts playing where it stopped, if it was
If a label is added to a CD, or more
the SEEK, FWD, or REV buttons.
the last selected audio source.
than one CD is inserted into the slot
at a time, or an attempt is made to
When a CD is inserted, the CD symbol
Radio Messages
play scratched or damaged CDs, the
appears on the radio display. As each new
CD player could be damaged. While
Calibration Error:
track starts to play, the track number
using the CD player, use only CDs in
The audio system has been calibrated for
appears on the display.
good condition without any label,
your vehicle from the factory. If Calibration
The CD player can play the smaller 3 inch
load one CD at a time, and keep the
Error appears on the display, it means that
(8 cm) single CDs with an adapter ring.
CD player and the loading slot free of
the radio has not been configured properly
Full-size CDs and the smaller CDs are
foreign materials, liquids, and debris.
for your vehicle and it must be returned to
loaded in the same manner.
your dealer for service.
If an error appears on the display, see “CD
If playing a CD-R, the sound quality may
Loc (Locked):
Messages” later in this section.
be reduced due to CD-R quality, the
This message is displayed when the
method of recording, the quality of the
THEFTLOCK® system has locked up the
EJECT:
music that has been recorded, and the way
radio. Take the vehicle to your dealer for
Press the CD eject button to eject the CD.
the CD-R has been handled. There may be
service.
If the CD is not removed, after several sec-
an increase in skipping, difficulty in finding
onds, the CD automatically pulls back into
If any error occurs repeatedly or if an error
tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and
the player.
cannot be corrected, contact your dealer.
ejecting. If these problems occur, check
the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface
(Tune):
of the CD is damaged, such as cracked,
Turn this knob to select tracks on the CD
broken, or scratched, the CD will not play
currently playing.
properly. If the surface of the CD is soiled,
SEEK
:
refer to “Care of Your CDs and DVDs” in
Press the left SEEK arrow to go to the start
this section for more information.
of the current track, if more than ten sec-
If there is no apparent damage, try a
onds have played. Press the right SEEK
known good CD.
arrow to go to the next track. If either SEEK
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