Accessory Inflator

Your vehicle has an accessory inflator system. It can also inflate things like basketballs and bicycle tires. It can also used to inflate the tires to the proper tire pressure. It is not designed to inflate large objects which will require more than five minutes to inflate, such as an air mattress.

The accessory inflator is

The accessory inflator is located in the rear compartment on the driver’s side of the vehicle, behind an access cover, and near the liftgate opening.

To access the inflator, push in on the tab to remove the cover.

You may also have an air inflator kit that is located in the rear floor storage compartment. It includes a 22 ft (6.7 m) hose with three nozzle adapters.

To use the accessory inflator, do the following:

1. Attach the appropriate nozzle adapter to the end of the hose if required.

Inflating something too much can make it explode, and you or others could be injured. Be sure to read the inflator instructions, and inflate any object only to its recommended pressure.

2. Attach that end of the hose to the object you wish to inflate.
3. Attach the other end of the hose to the outlet.
4. Press and release the switch to turn the air inflator on. The indicator light will remain on when the inflator is running.

The system has an internal clock to prevent the system from overheating. The system will allow about five minutes of running time, then the compressor will stop. The indicator light will then begin to flash. When the indicator is off, the inflator can be started again by pressing the switch. If the compressor is still hot, it may only run for a short time before shutting off again.

5. Press and release the switch to turn the inflator off.

Place the inflator kit tools in the pouch and store it in its proper location. Remove the inflator hose from the outlet during loading and unloading. Load leveling will not function with the inflator hose attached to the inflator outlet.

To reinstall the cover, line up the tabs at the back of the cover, put it in place and latch the tabs.

If the indicator light on the accessory inflator flashes continuously, it could indicate that there is a malfunction in the air suspension system.

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