Jeep Patriot: How to Set The Time

Setting the clock in your Jeep Patriot is required after every battery change, and for some models, if you travel to a different time zone. Following the instructions below, you will find the uncomplicated steps to set the time on the clock.

Jeep Patriot Time Button and Stereo Knob

  1. Turn the key to the ON position without starting the vehicle.
  2. Press and HOLD the TIME button until the time starts FLASHING.
  3. Turn the PUSH AUDIO/SELECT knob to enter the HOUR.
  4. Press the same knob IN to set the HOUR and highlight the MINUTES.
  5. Turn the knob again to enter the MINUTES.
  6. Press the knob IN to set the time.
  7. Press the TIME button to exit clock mode.

**The correct time should now appear on your Main Screen. If so, you have successfully set the clock time on the Jeep Patriot.

*TIP: For vehicles with digital navigation screens: Turning on the GPS TIME will allow the system to automatically adjust your time dependent on your present location. This feature will change your clock when you cross into a different time zone. 

**NOTE: If you are unable to set the Time on the first try, REPEAT the steps. If you are still unsuccessful, contact the dealership for assistance or consult your vehicle user’s manual. 

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