Dodge Charger: REMOTE START (IF EQUIPPED) / Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped

Dodge Charger 2011-2024 Owner's Manual / GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE / REMOTE START (IF EQUIPPED) / Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped

When Remote Start is activated, the front and rear defrost will automatically turn on in cold weather. The heated steering wheel and driver heated seat feature will turn on if selected in the comfort menu screen within Uconnect Settings Ú page 138. In warm weather, the driver vented seat feature will automatically turn on when the Remote Start is activated, if programmed in the comfort menu screen. The vehicle will adjust the climate control settings depending on the outside ambient temperature.

Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped

The climate controls will be automatically adjusted to the optimal temperature and mode settings depending on the outside ambient temperature. This will occur until the ignition is placed in the ON/RUN position where the climate controls will resume their previous settings.

Manual Temperature Control (MTC) — If Equipped

  • In ambient temperatures at 40°F (4.5°C) or below, the climate settings will default to maximum heat, with fresh air entering the cabin. If the front defrost timer expires, the vehicle will enter Mix mode.
  • In ambient temperatures from 40°F (4.5°C) to 78°F (26°C), the climate settings will be based on the last settings selected by the driver.
  • In ambient temperatures at 78°F (26°C) or above, the climate settings will default to MAX A/C, Bi-Level mode, with Recirculation on.

For more information on ATC, MTC, and climate control settings.


These features will stay on through the duration of Remote Start until the ignition is placed in the ON/RUN position. The climate control settings will change if manually adjusted by the driver while the vehicle is in Remote Start mode, and exit automatic override. This includes the OFF button on the climate controls, which will turn the system off.

Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer Activation — If Equipped

When Remote Start is active and the outside ambient temperature is less than 33°F (0.6°C), the Windshield Wiper De-Icer will activate. Exiting Remote Start will resume its previous operation. If the Windshield Wiper De-Icer was active, the timer and operation will continue.

    To Exit Remote Start Mode

    To drive the vehicle after starting the Remote Start system, either push and release the unlock button on the key fob to unlock the doors, or unlock the vehicle using Keyless Enter-N-Go — Passive Entry via the door handles, and disarm the Vehicle Security system (if equipped)...

    Remote Start Cancel Message — If Equipped

    The following messages will display in the instrument cluster display if the vehicle fails to Remote Start or exits Remote Start prematurely: Remote Start Cancelled — Door Open Remote Start Cancelled — Hood Open Remote Start Cancelled — Fuel Low Remote Start Cancelled — Trunk Open Remote Start Disabled — Start Vehicle To Reset The instrument cluster display message stays active until the ignition is placed in the ON/RUN position...

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    Dodge Charger 2011-2024 Owner's Manual: Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

    The minimum set speed for the ACC system is 20 mph (32 km/h). When the system is turned on and in the ready state, the instrument cluster displays “ACC Ready.” When the system is off, the instrument cluster display will read “Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Off...

    Dodge Charger 2011-2024 Owner's Manual: STORING THE VEHICLE

    If you are leaving your vehicle dormant for more than 3 weeks, you may want to take these steps to protect your battery. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. Anytime you store your vehicle, or keep it out of service (e.g., vacation) for two weeks or more, run the air conditioning system at idle for about five minutes in the fresh air and high blower setting...


    Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

    To access an illuminated vanity mirror, flip down one of the visors and lift the cover.

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    Sun Visor “Slide-On-Rod” Feature — If Equipped

    The sun visor “Slide-On-Rod” feature allows for additional flexibility in positioning the sun visor to block out the sun.

    Fold down the sun visor. Unclip the visor from the corner clip. Pivot the sun visor toward the side window. Extend the sun visor for additional sun blockage.

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