2004 Chrysler Pacifica Owners Manual

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SECTION
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1
2
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 2
3
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 3
4
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 4
5
STARTING AND OPERATING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 5
6
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249 6
7
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265 7
8
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315 8
9
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 9
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INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345 10


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CONTENTS
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Vehicle Identification Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
How To Use This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Vehicle Modifications / Alterations . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Warnings And Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

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INTRODUCTION
WARNING!
This manual has been prepared with the assistance of
service and engineering specialists to acquaint you with
Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain
the operation and maintenance of your new vehicle. It is
vehicle components contain or emit chemicals
supplemented by a Warranty Information Booklet and
known to the State of California to cause cancer and
various customer oriented documents. You are urged to
birth defects or other reproductive harm. In addition,
read these publications carefully. Following the instruc-
certain fluids contained in vehicles and certain prod-
tions and recommendations in this manual will help
ucts of component wear contain or emit chemicals
assure safe and enjoyable operation of your vehicle.
known to the State of California to cause cancer and
birth defects or other reproductive harm.

NOTE: After you read the manual, it should be stored
in the vehicle for convenient reference and remain with

HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
the vehicle when sold, so that the new owner will be
Consult the table of contents to determine which section
aware of all safety warnings.
contains the information you desire.
When it comes to service, remember that your dealer
The detailed index, at the rear of this manual, contains a
knows your vehicle best, has the factory-trained techni-
complete listing of all subjects.
cians and genuine Mopar parts, and is interested in
your satisfaction.
Consult the following table for a description of the
symbols that may be used on your vehicle or throughout
this owner’s manual:

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INTRODUCTION
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
This manual contains WARNINGS against operating
procedures which could result in an accident or bodily
injury. It also contains CAUTIONS against procedures
which 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
left front corner of the instrument panel, visible from
outside of the vehicle through the windshield. This
number also appears on the Automobile Information
NOTE: It is illegal to remove the VIN plate.
Disclosure Label affixed to a window on your vehicle.
Save this label for a convenient record of your vehicle
identification number and optional equipment.

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VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS / ALTERATIONS
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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.



THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
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CONTENTS
A Word About Your Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
▫ Manual Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
▫ Ignition Key Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
▫ Power Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
▫ Key-In-Ignition Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
▫ Child Protection Door Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Sentry Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Remote Keyless Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
▫ Replacement Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
▫ To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate . . . . . . . . . .20
▫ Sentry Key Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
▫ To Lock The Doors And Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . . .21
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
▫ Using The Panic Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Illuminated Entry System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
▫ General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
▫ Transmitter Battery Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23

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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
Vehicle Theft Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
▫ Seat Belt Extender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
▫ Driver And Front Passenger Supplemental

Restraint System - Airbag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Power Liftgate — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
▫ Side Airbags Supplemental Restraint System
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
(SRS) — If Equipped . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
▫ Power Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
▫ Child Restraint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53
Occupant Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Engine Break-In Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . .61
▫ Lap/Shoulder Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Safety Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62
▫ Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure . . . . .38
▫ Exhaust Gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62
▫ Seat Belt Pretensioners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
▫ Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The
▫ Enhanced Driver Seat Belt Reminder System
Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62
(BeltAlert™) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
▫ Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make
▫ Seat Belts And Pregnant Women . . . . . . . . . . . .41
Outside The Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63