DODGE MONACO 1965 1.G Owners Manual
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YOUR GUIDE TO CAREFREE MOTORING
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As we begin our second half·century of build· ing the Dodge Dependables, we are justly proud of the outstanding craftsmanship, styling and engineering excellence portrayed by the 1965 Dodge. The many tine features incorporated in this car are designed to pro· vide you the utmost in driving and riding comfort. In the few minutes required to review this Manual, you will be introduced to the many driving and operational features available in your car. An understanding of this informa· tlon will afford you many miles of dependable driving pleasure. We suggest that you keep this manual In the glove compartment of your car for ready reference. Your Authorized Dodge Dealer Will be happy to assist you with ny furth r qu shons that you may have r gardmg the operation of your Dodge. You Will lind 10 the first few pages of this M. nu I v lu bl mformatlon regarding your W, rr nty, r qUlr d nd r commended Certi·
tied IOar Care services, making it ea y fill 1111 to follow a regular system of malnt 11111111 I nominal cost. See page 2 for details 011 IIIIW thiS plan works. Your Authorized Dodge Dealer IS lully equipped to handle your service ne d II offers the exclusive service advantag uf special tools and equipment, genuine Chry It t Engineered Parts and factory trained m chanics who are continually informed of th~ latest service procedures. We would like to take this opportunity to assure you of our interest in your satisfaclI n and say THANKS for buying DODGE.
Robert 'Ii. Kline Manager of Service DODGE DIVISION
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If you would like more information about the use. care and maintenance of your new Coronet. Dart or Dodge Polara. 880. Monaco, the following Shop Manuals are available . Please check appropri ate box .
o 1965 Dodge Coronet and Dart Combined Technical Service Manual, 81-270-5250
o 1965 Dodge PoIara, 880, Monaco Technical Service Manual, 81-270-5280
(15.00 ElIch , PO&t~id in U.S .A .) . Send check or Please allow 30 money order (no stamps , please) with this card to: days for delivery.
CHIYSlEI COIt'OIATION , DODGE DIVISION, SEIVICE DEPAITMENT
P .O . lOX 1259, DETIOIT , MICHIGAN 41231
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[J DODGE DAIT 0 DODGE CORONET 0 DODGE POlAIA, 880, MONACO
page I. 14 ~ Closing Controls .......... 15 oar locks ........... 15 r locks ........ 15 ompartment lock. . .. 15 Dr locks.. .......... 15 ontrol .... 16 ow control ......... 16 dow ............... 16
fort and ce Features t adjustment ...... 17 d wipers and washer. 17 partment ........ 17 e steering wheel. . . .. 19
mirrors at adjustment.. .. rake warning signal .. y warning flasher. ... er ..
s 20 ........... 20
page refueling . ... . . 20 Cool Aire air conditioning 20 radios. . . . 21 rear seat speaker........ . .. 21 reverberator . .. . . 21 remote·control outside mirror. 21 Heater Operation . ..... .. 22 Air Conditioner Operation 23 Station Wagon Features seat storage ...... 26 tailgate and rear window ... . 27 jack and spare tire storage ... 28 Convertible Top-Operation and Maintenance 29 How to Increase Tire life 30 The Safe Way to Change a Wheel 31 Appearance Care . . 32 Service Ti ps .... ... ... 35 Specifications, Capacities & Data license data .. 41 fluid capacities 41 light bulbs 41 light fuses. 41 engine specifications .. 41
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struetlons lor all equipment .'.hether
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page Warranty. . . . . . .. . ........ , . 2 Explanation of Warranty. . . . . . .. 3 Service Schedule .... ' ..... , 4 Owner's Required Services Record. . . 6 Let's Get AcqUainted keys. .. ............ ,. 7 manual seat adjustment. . . . .. 7 rear-view mirror. . . .. .. .. . . .. 7 Driver-Centered Instrumentation 8 I nstrument Cluster Details. , 9 Starting the Engine neutral. . .. .,.............. 10 ignition lock. . . . • . . .. 10 parking brake. . . .. ....•.... 10 break-in information ......... 11 Transmission automatic transmission operation and ranges ....... 12 manual transmission operation. 13 Ughts-I nside and Out head light switch ............. 14 interior lights ........ , . , ..... 14 head light beam selector. . . . 14 back-up lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 14 turn signal .. , . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 14 glove compartment light. . . . .. 14
page trunk light.. .. . .. , .... ,... 14 Opening and Closing Controls hood lock .... " ......... , 15 outside door locks . ,. ., ... 15 inside door locks, .. .,...... 15 luggage compartment lock. . .. 15 power door locks. , .. . . . . . . . .. 15 window control . .. . _ . . .. 16 vent window control.. . . . . . . .. 16 power window. , ... ' . . . . . . 16
Safety, Comfort and Convenience Features power seat adjustment 17 windshield wipers and washer. 17 glove compartment. . . . . . . . . . . 17 adjustable steering whee\. .... 19 sun visors... . . . . .. .. ....... 17 clock .................... 18 seat belts. ...... ... 18 rear view mi rrors .. .. . .. , 19 custom seat adjustment. . , .... 19 parking brake warning signal., 19 emergency warning Hasher. . . 19 ash receiver ................ 19 coat hooks .. .. . .. .. .. .. ... 20 Auto Pilot. ............. , 20
page refueling . . 20 Cool Aire air conditioning 20 radios .. , .... ,.... .. 21 rear seat speaker ............ 21 reverberator . 21 remote-control outside mirror .. 21 Heater Operation . . 22 Air Conditioner Operation . 23 Station Wagon Features seat storage.. .... .... . 26 tailgate and rear window .. .. 27 jack and spare tire storage .... 28 Convertible Top-Operation and Maintenance ... , . . , ., 29 How to Increase Tire Life .... . 30 The Safe Way to Change a WheeL ........... ,.... . .. 31 Appearance Care ... ' . 32 Service Tips, . . . . . . 35 Specifications, Capacities & Data license data , .. , ............ 41 fluid capacities. 41 light bulbs. . . . . . . . 41 lightfuses. . . . . .. .. . 41 engine specifications. 41
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MANUFACTURER'S PASSENGER CAR WARRANTY
Chrysler Corporation, as manufacturer, warrants each new passenger cor manufactured by it , including all equipment or accessories (except tires) manufactured or supplied by it, to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for twelve thousand (12,000) miles of operation or twelve (12) months after delivery to the original purchaser, whichever event occur. Arst.
In addition, Chrysler Corporation warranls the engine block, head and all internal engine parts, waler pump, intake manifold, transmission case and all internal trans· mission parts, torque converter (if so equipped), drive shaft, universal joints, rear axle and differential, and rear wheel bearings of each new passenger cor manufaetur d by il to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for fifty thousand (SO,OOO) mile. of operation or five (5) years art r d IIv ry to th original purchaser, whichever event occurs n .. t. A I an expre .. conditi on o f this warranty coverao., ,h. own., II requir . d ,A hav. th. engl"e all changed evolY three m onlhl Or four thoulond mile., w h hev.r "'eI n"t, 'he engi ne all nlt.r repla .d every II and all and Ihe ,arburetor air nlt~ I."ned eyery .1 and r.ploced every Iwo yeu,., "I. , m
ont hl 'h e
owner II requir e d to furnllh a Ch rysl.r Molars Carpora'ion Au'h orl%ed Dealer evidence that the above main'enance leryi,el have b.en performed a nd requel' 'he d ealer to ,ertily on 'he form supplied w ilh the vehicle (I) 'hat h e ha l received lu ch ev idence, a nd
(ii) the c ar'. Ihen ,urrenl odomeler mileage. This addi· tional warranly coverage does no' include or apply to related systems or accessory un lis such as Ignition or etec· trical sys'ems, fuel or cooling systems, engine or transmis· sion controls or linkage, manual gear shift lever and clvld! assembly or any port of the brake assemblies, wheels or tires.
Corporation's obligation under this warranty i. limit d to r pairing or replacing, at its option, any pori or ports of th pass ng r Car that prove to be defective within the applicable provlJions of this warranty. Service under thl, warranty .hall b p do,m d by any Chrysler Motors arpa,o" II AUlhali. d D 01 r, at the dealer', place of bu,l" ", w,lh I (horllo f r r plae m nl parts or labor.
'" I w""""ty ""Ii II t ",Iply 10 any pass nger car Ihot
hllll h"~ t. II luhl C I I m lU' , n 0110 ne or accident, " .. , I,; ""1' I"'''~''U , C III Iho' Iholt hav b n r paired or 1111 I .1 .",,,.t .. ,,, (IllY I , M 10" Co'poration AUlhar . I, .1 II III , UI "., til to ull ct ad. n II' its
performance and reliabilit
y nor to any repairs or .ervic.
ing required 01 a re.ult of u.ing ports no t sold or opprov d by Chrysler Corporation. AI.o, this warrant y does not apply to paris replacements, mechanic04 adju stments, repoirs 0 1 other servicing normally mode or required as mai ntenanc , such as replacing spark plugs, condensers, igni tion polnh,
filters, etc., or performing wheel alignments, wheel balane ing, brake adjustments, engine lune·ups, cleaning fu I sys tem, etc .
This warranty is the an'y warranty applicable to po. •• ng., carl manufactur.d by Chry sl er Corporation and is .xpress'y in fieu of any warranties otherwise implle " by low (i ncluding, but not limited to, implied Waf ,anties of merchanlability o r fIIness for a partlcula, purpose). Th e re m edies under .his warranty Ihall b. Ihe only r e m edies available to any owner thereol f other perso n, and neither ChrY ller Carparalion, ChrY,'.f Motor. Corporation nor 'he authorhe d sefllng de"I., assumes a ny o.her obligation o r responsibility with respect to the condition of 'he passengor car, an" neither assumes, nor authorizes anyone to assum_ , , any of them, any additiona' liability in canna Ii .. . herewith.
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EXPLANATION OF WARRANTY AND SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES
1. PRE-DElIVERY SERVICE: For your maximum satisfac
tion, your new cor has been inspected and prepared for delivery by your authorized selling dealer in accordance with the monufodurer's recommendations.
2. WARRANTY SERVICE: Your authorized selling dealer will perform any service which may become necessary under the Manufacturers Passenger Cor Warranty, and you should go to your selling dealer for such service if possible. If you cannot return to your selling dealer, however, any Chrysler Motors Corporation Authorized Dealer will honor the Manufacturer's Passenger Car Warranty.
3. TIRE WARRANTY: Your tires are warranted separately by the tire manufacturer. This provides, you protection against defects in workmanship and material under their
lifetime warranty, and against the hazards covered by their road hazard warranty. You may use this booklet to establish the delivery dote of your car to the tire manu · faclurer's represenlative should you require rood hazord type warranty service. Ad justments under either warranty will be based on .tread wear remaining ,and list price at lime of tire failure .
4. AIQPAR BATTERY SERVICE ADJUSTMENT POLICY: If the ballery on your vehicle should fail within 1 2 months
or 12,000 miles, whichever occurs flnt after delivery, it will be replaced at no cost . Thereafter, il will be replaced on a pro-rola adlustmenl basis up 10 36 monlhs from date of original vehicle purchase. The pro·rata adjustment provides you wilh a credit toward. the purcha.e of a new Mo Par Ballery, based on the number of months remaining in the pro· rata period at Ihe lime the battery is found defeelive. Thi. warranty does nol apply if the ballery has been damaged, abused, neglected or transferred to another vehicle.
5. REQUIRED MAINTENANCE SERVICES: The engine oil and oil Alter must be changed and the carburetor air folter cleaned and replaced as specifled in the warranty to assure protect ion under the 5 year/50,000 mile engine and drive t rain warranty coverage. At least every six months, a Chry.ler Motors Corporation Authorized Dealer must certify
on the form supplied wilh Ihe vehicle Ihal (11 you have furnished the dealer evidence thaI Ihe required mainlenance services have been performed, and (21 Ihe mileage then registered on the vehicle odometer. Any competenl service garage may perform Ihi. service; but we highly retommend you permit your Authorized Selling Dealer to perform these maintenance services as part of the CertiAed Cor Core systematic maintenance program.
6. OWNER'S RESPONS/B/lITY, Maintenance services such as the following are not covered by the warranly and are Ihe responsibility of the owner:
Moint.nonc. and Adjustmenls:
Periodic lubrication and adjustments that become necessary because of use and operation of the vehicle.
Engine oil-changing or adding Engine tune-up and electrical system checks front suspension alignment and wheel balance Tire rotation Drive belt adjustments
Oil, air and fuel Alters . spark plugs, condenser . ignition points , crankcase yentilat ion valve
7. NOTICE OF TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP: Within 30 days after acquir ing the cor, subsequent owners should have a Chrysler Motors Corporation Authorized Dealer submit a Notice of Transfer of Ownership to Chrysler Motors Corporation certify ing the mileage and service history of the vehicle. If previou. Owners have had the Required Service. performed and the Service Record and odometer mileages properly certifled at 6 month intervals, any remaining cover · age of the Manufacturer's Passenger Cor Warranty will continue to apply. 3
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HUW YOU CAN ENJOY· PROTECTION AND DRIVING SATISFACTIO
REQUIRED MAINTENANCE SERVICES
The following maintenance services ore required to assure full consideration under
the 5 year/50,OOO mile coverage of the Manufacturer's Passenger Car Warranty.
FIRST Oil CHANGE: The engine oil need not be removed until the flrst scheduled oil change .
WHEN TO ADD OIL: It's not unusual for a new engine to use a certain amount of engine oil during the break-in period. Check oil level during each stop for gasoline. Add oil only when level on dip stick is at or below the "ADD OIL" mark.
SELECTION OF O IL : Use only oils "For Service MS" and of the proper SAE grade for the overage temperature in your area. See Engine Oil Recommendations. poge 38.
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THROUGH PROPER MAINTENANCE
RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SERVICES
The following «/etlifod ~a1-~a~e mointenance services are recommended by the engineers
who designed your car to provide maximum operating efficiency and enjoyment.
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REQUIRED MAINTENANCE SERVICES-OWNER'S RECORD *
The following maintenance services are required to assure full cansideration under
the 5 year/50,OOO mile coverage of the Manufacturer's Passenger Car Warranty.
1. CHANGE ENGINE OIL at least every 3 months or 4,000 miles,
whichever comes first.
DATE MILEAGE ----------------------L/o '(S
2. CHANGE ENGINE OIL FILTER
every secand oil change.
3. CLEAN CARBURETOR AIR FIL TER every 6 months and re
place every 2 years. DATE
CLEANED _____ -.:...._
REPLACED ____________ _
CLEANED ____________ _
REPLACED ____________ _
CLEANED ______ _
* This record i~ for owner's use only. It is NOT VALID AS CERTIFICATION. A Chrysler Motors Corpo ration Autharized Dealer
must certify form supplied with the vehicle .