2024 Dodge Hornet Automatic Climate Control Guide

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2024 Dodge Hornet Automatic Climate Control Owner’s Manual

The 2024 Dodge Hornet has advanced Automatic Climate Control that adjusts the temperature, airflow, and humidity settings automatically to make sure you are always comfortable while moving.

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Dodge CLIMATE CONTROLS Guide

The Climate Control system allows you to regulate the temperature, airflow, and direction of air circulating throughout the vehicle. The controls are located on the touch-screen and the instrument panel below the radio.

AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS AND FUNCTIONS2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 12024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 2

MAX A/C Button
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 3Press and release the MAX A/C button on the touchscreen to change the current setting to the coldest output of air. The MAX A/C indicator illuminates when MAX A/C is on. Pressing the button again will cause the MAX A/C operation to exit. Pressing other settings will cause the MAX A/C to exit.

NOTE:
The MAX A/C button is only available on the touchscreen.

A/C Button
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 4Press and release the A/C button on the touchscreen, or push the button on the faceplate to change the current setting. The A/C indicator illuminates when the A/C is ON. The Air Conditioning (A/C) button allows the operator to manually activate or deactivate the air conditioning sys-tem. When the air conditioning system is turned on, dehumidified air will flow through the outlets into the cabin.
If your air conditioning performance seems lower than expected, check the front of the A/C condenser (located in front of the radiator), for an accumulation of dirt or insects. Clean with a gentle water spray from the front of the radiator and through the condenser. If the prob-lem persists, please contact an authorized dealer.

Recirculation Button
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 5Press and release this button on the touch-screen, or push the button on the faceplate, to change the system between automatic, recirculation, and outside air modes. Recirculation can be used when outside conditions such as smoke, odours, dust, or high humidity are present. Recirculation can be used in all modes. Recirculation may be unavailable (the button on the touchscreen greyed out) if conditions exist that could create fogging on the inside of the windshield. The A/C can be deselected manually without disturbing the mode control selection. Continuous use of the Recirculation mode may make the inside air stuffy and window fogging may occur. Extended use of this mode is not recommended.

AUTO Button
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 6Press and release this button on the touch-screen, or push the button on the faceplate, to change the current setting. The AUTO indi-cator illuminates when AUTO is on. This feature automatically controls the interior cabin temperature by adjusting the distribution and amount of airflow. Toggling this function will cause the system to switch between manual override mode and automatic modes

MAX Defrost Button
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 7Press and release the touchscreen button, or push and release the button on the faceplate, to change the current airflow setting to Defrost mode. The indicator illuminates when this feature is on. Performing this function will cause the automatic climate controls to change to manual mode, and the following settings will occur:

  • The blower speed increases to full (all LEDs on)
    NOTE:
    The blower speed increases to full only if warm out-let temperature can be guaranteed. Otherwise, the blower bars will be proportional to the outlet air temperature.
  • The air conditioning compressor is turned on (A/C LED off)
  • Both driver and passenger temperature controls are set
  • Defrost mode is selected (LED on)
  • The rear defroster is turned on (LED on)
  • The air recirculation is turned off (LED off)

If MAX Defrost mode is turned off, the Climate Control system will return to the previous setting. MAX Defrost automatically turns off after a few minutes.

Rear Defrost Button
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 8Press and release the button on the touch-screen, or push and release the button on the faceplate, to turn on the rear window defroster and the heated outside mirrors (if equipped). The Rear Defrost indicator illuminates when the rear window defroster is on. The rear window defroster automatically turns off after 10 minutes.

CAUTION!
Failure to follow these cautions can cause damage to the heating elements:

  • Use care when washing the inside of the rear window. Do not use abrasive window cleaners on the interior surface of the window. Use a soft cloth and a mild washing solution, wiping parallel to the heating elements. Labels can be peeled off after soaking with warm water.
  • Do not use scrapers, sharp instruments, or abrasive window cleaners on the interior surface of the window.
  • Keep all objects at a safe distance from the window.

Driver And Passenger Temperature Control Buttons
These buttons provide the driver and passenger with independent temperature control.
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 9Push upward on the driver’s or passenger’s side toggle switch on the faceplate, or press and slide the temperature bar towards the red arrow button on the touchscreen for warmer temperature settings.

2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 10Push downward the driver’s or passenger’s side toggle switch on the faceplate, or press and slide the temperature bar towards the blue arrow button on the touchscreen for cooler temperature settings.

SYNC Button
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 11Press the SYNC button on the touchscreen to toggle the Sync feature on/off. The SYNC indicator is illuminated when the SYNC is on. SYNC is used to synchronize the passenger temperature setting with the driver temperature setting. Changing the passenger temperature setting while in SYNC will automatically exit this feature.

NOTE:
The SYNC button is only available on the touchscreen.

Blower Control
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 12Blower Control is used to regulate the amount of air forced through the Climate Control system. There are seven blower speeds available. Adjusting the blower will cause the automatic mode to switch to manual operation. The speeds can be selected using either the blower control buttons on the faceplate or the buttons on the touchscreen.

Faceplate
Press the small blower icon button to decrease the blower speed, or press the large blower icon button to increase the blower speed.

Touchscreen
Blower speed can also be selected by pressing a number on the blower bar area.

Mode Control
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 13Select Mode by pressing one of the Mode buttons on the touchscreen, or the face-plate, to change the airflow distribution mode. The airflow distribution mode can be adjusted so air comes from the instrument panel outlets, floor outlets, defrost outlets and demist outlets.

Panel Mode
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 14Air comes from the outlets in the instrument panel. Each of these outlets can be individu-ally adjusted to direct the flow of air. The air vanes of the centre outlets and outboard outlets can be moved up and down or side to side to regulate airflow direction. There is a shut-off wheel located below the air vanes to shut off or adjust the amount of airflow from these outlets.

Bi-Level Mode
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 15Air comes from the instrument panel outlets and floor outlets. A slight amount of air is directed through the defrost and side window demister outlets.

NOTE:
Bi-level mode is designed under comfort conditions to provide cooler air out of the panel outlets and warmer air from the floor outlets.

Floor Mode
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 16Air comes from the floor outlets. A slight amount of air is directed through the defrost, side window demister outlets, and panel outboard outlets.

Defrost Mode
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 17Air comes from the windshield and side window demist outlets. When the defrost button is selected, the blower level may increase. Use Defrost mode with maximum temperature settings for best windshield and side window defrosting and defogging. When toggling the front defrost mode button, the Climate Control system will return to the previous setting.

Mix Mode
2024 Dodge Hornet CLIMATE CONTROLS 18Air is directed through the floor, defrost, and side window demister outlets. This setting works best in cold or snowy conditions that require extra heat to the windshield. This setting is good for maintaining comfort while reducing moisture on the windshield. A slight amount of air is also directed through the panel outboard outlets.

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Combine Modes

Dual Level Combination
Front Defrost and Panel Mode

Tri-Level Combination
Front Defrost, Panel Mode, and Floor Mode
2024 Dodge Hornet Combine Modes 19The driver or front passenger can combine two or three of the modes described by selecting them individually on the climate control screen. Combine modes by pressing each icon on the touchscreen.

 

 

Climate Control OFF Button
2024 Dodge Hornet Combine Modes 20Press and release this button on the touch-screen, or push and release the button on the faceplate to turn the Climate Control ON/OFF.

FAQs

How does the Automatic Climate Control system in the 2024 Dodge Hornet work?

The system uses sensors to monitor the cabin temperature and adjusts the HVAC settings to maintain the driver’s and passengers’ preferred temperature.

Can I set different temperatures for the driver and passenger sides in the 2024 Dodge Hornet?

The 2024 Dodge Hornet’s Automatic Climate Control system allows for dual-zone climate control, enabling separate temperature settings for the driver and passenger sides.

How do I activate the Automatic Climate Control system in the 2024 Dodge Hornet?

You can activate the system by pressing the ‘AUTO’ button on the climate control panel, then set your desired temperature.

Can the 2024 Dodge Hornet’s Automatic Climate Control system filter cabin air?

The system includes air filtration to help remove dust, pollen, and other allergens from the cabin air.

Is the Automatic Climate Control system in the 2024 Dodge Hornet energy efficient?

The system is designed to be energy efficient, balancing comfort with minimal energy consumption.

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