Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 Workshop Manual PDF | Page 15

WARNING!
Leaving children in a vehicle unattended is danger-
ous for a number of reasons. A child or others could
be injured. Children should be warned not to touch
the parking brake, brake pedal or the gear selector
lever. Don’t leave the keys in the ignition. A child
could operate power windows, other controls, or
move the vehicle.
CAUTION!
An unlocked car is an invitation to thieves. Always
remove key from the ignition and lock all doors
when leaving the vehicle unattended.
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
If the driver’s door is opened when the key is in the
ignition and not turned to the ON position, a chime will
sound to remind you to remove the key.
SENTRY KEY IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM
The Sentry Key Immobilizer System (SKIM) prevents
unauthorized operation of the vehicle by disabling the
engine. The system will shut the engine down after 2
seconds of running if an invalid key is used to start the
vehicle. This system utilizes ignition keys which have an
electronic chip (transponder) embedded into them. Only
keys that have been programmed to the vehicle can be
used to start and operate the vehicle for longer than the
2 second validation time period.
The Sentry Key Immobilizer System does not need to be
armed or activated. Operation of the system is automatic
regardless of whether or not the vehicle is locked or
unlocked. During normal operation, the SKIM indicator
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Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 Workshop Manual Summary of Content

WARNING!Leaving children in a vehicle unattended is danger-ous for a number of reasons. A child or others couldbe injured. Children should be warned not to touchthe parking brake, brake pedal or the gear selectorlever. Dont leave the keys in the ignition. A childcould operate power windows, other controls, ormove the vehicle.CAUTION!An unlocked car is an invitation to thieves. Alwaysremove key from the ignition and lock all doorswhen leaving the vehicle unattended.Key-In-Ignition ReminderIf the drivers door is opened when the key is in theignition and not turned to the ON position, a chime willsound to remind you to remove the key.SENTRY KEY IMMOBILIZER SYSTEMThe Sentry Key Immobilizer System (SKIM) preventsunauthorized operation of the vehicle by disabling theengine. The system will shut the engine down after 2seconds of running if an invalid key is used to start thevehicle. This system utilizes ignition keys which have anelectronic chip (transponder) embedded into them. Onlykeys that have been programmed to the vehicle can beused to start and operate the vehicle for longer than the2 second validation time period.The Sentry Key Immobilizer System does not need to bearmed or activated. Operation of the system is automaticregardless of whether or not the vehicle is locked orunlocked. During normal operation, the SKIM indicatorTHINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE 152