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How do I extend the remote start?
Unless set otherwise, your engine will run for 10 minutes after being turned on via remote start. After 10 minutes, if the car has not been operated, the engine will turn off. You can extend the remote start time at...
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Q: How do I cancel a remote start?
You can cancel a remote start at any point by pressing the Remote Start button once.
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Q: How do I use remote vehicle start?
Remote vehicle start allows you to turn on your vehicle before you get inside it. To use the remote vehicle start feature, you will need your remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter. To start the vehicle from the outside, press and...
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Q: How do I cancel a remote start?
There are three different ways to cancel a remote start after the vehicle has been turned on: If you want to cancel the remote start from outside the vehicle, you can do so with the remote keyless entry (RKE)...
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How do I replace a remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter?
If you want a new remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter, you will need to purchase one at a dealership. If the new RKE transmitter is replacing a lost transmitter, the entire RKE system will need to be reprogrammed for all...
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How do I program a remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter when I have a recognized transmitter?
Programming a new remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter is easy when you already have a recognized transmitter. Just follow these steps carefully: Gather all of the transmitters – the new ones, and the already programmed one – so that...
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How do I start the car if I have keyless ignition and the transmitter battery is low?
The keyless ignition system allows you to turn on your vehicle without a key, simply by using the remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter. If the transmitter battery is dying, however, the keyless ignition system will not operate normally. When this...
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How do I choose 12 or 24-hour format for the clock?
You can choose whether your vehicle’s clock has a 12-hour format, or a 24-hour format. To do so, open the infotainment center and press the Config button, then select Time Settings. Highlight the button that says 12/24 Hour Format, then...
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Where are the power outlets?
Your vehicle has two power outlets, which you can use to power electrical devices. The first power outlet is located on the center floor console, near the front. The second power outlet is located at the rear of the center...
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How do I reset the Best Average Fuel Economy?
The Best Average Fuel Economy setting is one of the driver information center (DIC) features. This setting allows you to view your most recent fuel efficiency over a selected distance, as well as the best fuel efficiency that you have...
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How do I personalize the language settings?
You can customize many of your vehicle’s settings using the vehicle personalization system. One of the settings that you can customize is the language. Your vehicle has three languages it can operate in: English, French, and Spanish. To customize the...
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How do I return all vehicle personalization to factory settings?
You can customize many of your vehicle’s settings using the vehicle personalization setting. You can also use the vehicle personalization to return all of the customizable features to their factory settings. To return to the factory settings, use the audio...
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How do I use an iPod with the infotainment system?
You can play an iPod through the infotainment system by connecting it via an AUX cable or a USB cable. Both the AUX and the USB cables connect to the ports in the center console. While an AUX cable will...
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How do I use a USB drive to play music?
You can play music that is stored in a USB drive directly through the infotainment center. Here’s how: Plug the USB drive into the USB port, which is located in the center console. Make sure the device is compatible...
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How do I use shuffle mode when playing music off of a USB drive?
Shuffling songs is the same on your USB drive as it is when you use an iPod with a USB cable: Rotate the Menu or Menu/Sel knob until it highlights Shuffle Songs, then press the knob. Use the Menu...
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How do I use repeat mode when playing music off of a USB drive?
Using repeat mode is the same on your USB drive as it is when you use an iPod with a USB cable: Rotate the Menu or Menu/Sel knob until it highlights Repeat, then press the knob. Use the Menu...
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How do I see a list of all the paired phones?
The infotainment system can have five mobile devices paired to it at a time. To see which phones are currently paired to the system, press the Config button, and select Phone Settings. Then, select Bluetooth, followed by Device List. ...
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How do I switch between two call waiting calls?
It is easy to switch between two active phone calls. Simply turn the Menu or Menu/Sel knob to Switch Call, and then press the knob.
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How do I use voice recognition to store numbers?
The infotainment system can store up to 30 numbers at a time. You can add numbers to the system at any time, using voice recognition: Press the voice command button. The system will prompt you by saying “Ready”, followed...
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How do I end a call?
To end a call, press the end call button, which is an icon of a phone with a line through it.

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