2011 RAM 1500 2500 3500 Owner's Manual

2011 RAM 1500 2500 3500 owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
RAM
Model:
1500 2500 3500
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
6.51 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
8
VAN CONVERSIONS/CAMPERS
8
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN) — If Equipped
14
Key Fob
15
Removing Key Fob From Ignition
16
Replacement Keys
19
Customer Key Programming
19
Rearming Of The System
20
To Arm The System
20
To Disarm The System
21
To Unlock The Doors
22
To Lock The Doors
24
Remote Open Window Feature — If Equipped
25
Using The Panic Alarm
26
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
Transmitter Battery Replacement
26
Manual Door Locks
31
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
32
Power Windows – If Equipped
36
Lap/Shoulder Belts
41
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
49
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
49
Center Lap Belts
50
Energy Management Feature
50
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
51
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) Mode – If Equipped
52
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
52
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlertĥ)
53
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
54
Seat Belt Extender
54
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) – Airbags
55
Airbag System Components
56
Advanced Front Airbag Features
57
Airbag Deployment Sensors And Controls
61
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
68
Child Restraints
69
Transporting Passengers
84
Exhaust Gas
84
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
85
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
87
Inside Day/Night Mirror
95
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
96
Outside Mirrors
97
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
97
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
98
Power Folding Outside Mirrors — If Equipped
99
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
101
Driver's Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
101
Illuminated Vanity Mirror — If Equipped
101
“Slide-On-Rod” Features Of Sun Visor — If Equipped
101
Trailer Towing Mirrors — If Equipped
102
Uconnect™ Phone — IF EQUIPPED
103
Power Seats — If Equipped
104
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
106
Heated Seats — If Equipped
106
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
109
Manual Seat Adjuster — If Equipped
110
Manual Reclining Seats — If Equipped
111
40-20-40 Front Bench Seat — If Equipped
112
Mega Cabĥ Rear Seat Features
112
Setting Memory Positions And Linking RKE Transmitter To Memory
119
Memory Position Recall
120
To Disable A RKE Transmitter Linked To Memory
121
Self-Limiting Control
121
Driver Easy Exit And Easy Entry Control
122
Headlights
125
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
125
Headlight Delay
126
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
126
Fog Lights — If Equipped
126
Interior Lights
127
Cargo Light
128
Lights-On Reminder
129
Battery Saver
129
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
129
Windshield Wipers
131
Windshield Washers
132
Mist Feature
133
TILT STEERING COLUMN
133
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
134
To Activate
137
To Set A Desired Speed
138
Deactivating Electronic Speed Control
138
To Resume Speed
138
Varying The Speed Setting
138
ParkSenseĥ Sensors
140
ParkSenseĥ Warning Display
140
ParkSenseĥ Display
141
Enabling And Disabling ParkSenseĥ
144
Service The ParkSenseĥ Rear Park Assist System
145
Cleaning The ParkSenseĥ System
146
Turning ParkViewĥ On Or Off — With Navigation/Multimedia Radio
151
Programming HomeLinkĥ
155
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
158
Using HomeLinkĥ
158
Reprogramming A Single HomeLinkĥ Button
159
Security
159
Troubleshooting Tips
159
Open Sunroof — Express Mode
161
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
161
Closing Sunroof — Express
161
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
162
Pinch Protect Feature
162
Pinch Protect Override
162
Venting Sunroof — Express
162
Sunshade Operation
163
Wind Buffeting
163
Sunroof Maintenance
163
Ignition Off Operation
163
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
164
CIGAR LIGHTER AND ASH RECEIVER — IF EQUIPPED
168
Front Instrument Panel Cupholders — (40–20–40 Seats)
171
Front Instrument Panel Cupholders — Floor Mounted Shifter
172
Rear Cupholder — Quad Cabĥ
172
Glove Box Storage
173
Door Storage
175
Center Storage Compartment — If Equipped
176
Second Row In-Floor Storage Bin — If Equipped
178
Seatback Storage
179
Storage (Regular Cab)
180
Storage and Seats (Crew Cab)
180
Rear Window Defroster
182
Power Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
183
Manual Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
183
RamBoxĥ Integrated Box Side Storage Bins
186
RamBoxĥ Safety Warning
189
Bed Extender — If Equipped
190
Disconnecting the Rear Camera — If Equipped
200
Removing The Tailgate
201
Locking Tailgate
202
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
203
Upper Switch Bank
208
Lower Switch Bank
209
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — BASE
210
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
211
EVIC Displays
231
Fuel Economy / Fuel Saver Mode / Distance To Empty (DTE) — If Equipped
237
Trip Functions
239
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
240
Tire PSI
240
Units
241
Compass / Temperature Display
242
Operating Instructions (Voice Command System) — If Equipped
251
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
252
Operation Instructions — CD MODE For CD And MP3 Audio Play
255
Notes on Playing MP3 Files
257
Operation Instructions - Auxiliary Mode
259
RSC)
260
Operating Instructions — Radio Mode
260
Operation Instructions — CD MODE for CD and MP3 Audio Play
266
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
268
LIST Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
271
INFO Button (CD Mode for MP3 Play)
271
Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite Radio) — If Equipped
272
Connecting The iPodĥ
277
Using This Feature
278
Controlling The iPodĥ Using Radio Buttons
278
Play Mode
278
Connecting The iPodĥ Or External USB Device
282
Using This Feature
283
Controlling The iPodĥ Or External USB Device Using Radio Buttons
284
Play Mode
284
List Or Browse Mode
285
Bluetooth Streaming Audio (BTSA)
287
Radio Operation
291
CD Player
291
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
292
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning System
293
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
297
Summer Operation
302
Winter Operation
302
Vacation/Storage
303
Window Fogging and Frosting
303
Outside Air Intake
303
Operating Tips
304
Normal Starting
311
Automatic Transmission
311
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F or ̺29°C)
312
If Engine Fails To Start
312
After Starting
313
Key Ignition Park Interlock
315
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
315
Four–Speed Automatic Transmission – If Equipped
315
Manually Shifted Transfer Case – If Equipped
327
Shifting Procedure – Manually Shifted Transfer Case
330
Transfer Case Position Indicator Light
331
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (Four-Position Switch) – If Equipped
331
Shifting Procedure
335
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (Five-Position Switch) – If Equipped
338
Shifting Procedure
342
AXLE LOCKER SYSTEM (2500 MODELS ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
344
Off-Road Driving Tips And Vehicle Characteristics
349
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
352
Crossing Obstacles (Rocks And Other High Points)
353
Hill Climbing
356
Driving Through Water
358
Airing Down For Off-Road Driving
361
Vehicle Recovery
362
After Driving Off-Road
365
Acceleration
367
Flowing/Rising Water
369
Things To Know Before Using Your Winch
372
Understanding The Features Of Your Winch
374
Winch Accessories
376
Operating Your Winch
377
Power Steering Fluid Check
393
MULTI-DISPLACEMENT SYSTEM (MDS) (IF EQUIPPED) — 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
394
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
397
Traction Control System (TCS) – If Equipped
398
Brake Assist System (BAS) – If Equipped
398
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – If Equipped
399
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) – If Equipped
402
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
405
Tire Markings
408
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
411
Tire Terminology And Definitions
412
Tire Pressure
417
Tire Inflation Pressures
418
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
419
Radial Ply Tires
420
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
421
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
421
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
422
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
422
Tire Spinning
423
Tread Wear Indicators
424
Life Of Tire
424
Replacement Tires
425
SUPPLEMENTAL TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION — IF EQUIPPED
426
TIRE CHAINS
427
Directional Tires – If Equipped
431
Base System
435
Premium System – If Equipped
437
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Tire Light Load Inflation Switch Description (2500 Models) – If Equipped
441
3.7L and 4.7L Engine
445
5.7L Engine
445
Reformulated Gasoline
446
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
446
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
447
MMT In Gasoline
447
Materials Added To Fuel
448
Fuel System Cautions
448
E-85 General Information
450
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
451
Fuel Requirements
451
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
452
Starting
452
Cruising Range
453
Replacement Parts
453
Common Towing Definitions
458
Trailer Hitch Classification
462
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
463
Trailer And Tongue Weight
464
Towing Requirements
465
1500 Models Only
476
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
480
Recreational Towing – Two-Wheel Drive Models
481
Recreational Towing – Four-Wheel Drive Models
481
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
491
Jack Location
494
Removing The Spare Tire
499
Preparations
500
Instructions
501
Hub Caps/Wheel Covers — If Equipped
507
Wheel Nuts
508
To Stow The Flat Or Spare
511
Preparations For Jump-Start
512
Jump-Starting Procedure
514
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
516
Column Shifter — If Equipped
518
Towing Without The Ignition Key Fob
521
Two-Wheel Drive Models
522
Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles
522
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
525
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.7L
528
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 4.7L
529
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
531
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
532
REPLACEMENT PARTS
533
Engine Oil
535
Engine Oil Filter
537
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
538
Maintenance-Free Battery
538
Air Conditioner Maintenance
540
Front Driveshaft Lubrication – 2500/3500 (Four-Wheel Drive) Models (Ram Trucks Only)
541
Body Lubrication
541
Windshield Wiper Blades
542
Adding Washer Fluid
542
Exhaust System
543
Cooling System
546
Brake System
552
Rear Axle And 4x4 Front Driving Axle Fluid Level
555
Transfer Case
556
Automatic Transmission
556
Totally Integrated Power Module
566
VEHICLE STORAGE
571
Dual Or Quad Headlamp/Front Park And Turn Signal — If Equipped
573
Fog Lamps
575
Rear Tail/Stop, Turn Signal And Backup Lamps
575
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) With Cargo Lamp
577
Cab Top Clearance Lamps — If Equipped
578
Rear Lamp Bar ID Marker (Dual Rear Wheels) — If Equipped
580
Side Marker Lamps (Dual Rear Wheels) — If Equipped
581
Engine
584
Chassis
585
Required Maintenance Intervals
590
Prepare For The Appointment
607
Prepare A List
607
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
608
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
608
In Mexico contact:
608
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
609
Service Contract
609
WARRANTY INFORMATION
610
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
610
In Canada
611
Treadwear
613
Traction Grades
613
Temperature Grades
614

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The RAM 1500 2500 3500 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by RAM to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the RAM 1500 2500 3500. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a RAM 1500 2500 3500 2011 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your RAM 1500 2500 3500

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