Chrysler 200: Engine Block Heater — If Equipped - Starting and operating - Chrysler 200 Owners ManualChrysler 200: Engine Block Heater — If Equipped

The engine block heater warms the engine, and permits quicker starts in cold weather. Connect the cord to a standard 110-115 Volt AC electrical outlet with a grounded, three-wire extension cord.

The engine block heater cord is bundled under the hood between the headlight assembly and the Totally Integrated Power Module (Fuse Box) on the driver’s side of the vehicle.

The engine block heater must be plugged in at least one hour to have an adequate warning effect on the engine.

WARNING!
Remember to disconnect the engine block heater cord before driving. Damage to the 110-115 Volt electrical cord could cause electrocution.

    After Starting
    The idle speed will automatically decrease as the engine warms up. ...

    Automatic Transmission
    CAUTION! Damage to the transmission may occur if the following precautions are not observed: • Shift into PARK only after the vehicle has come to a complete stop. • Shift into or out of REV ...

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