2013 RAM 1500 2500 3500 Owner's Manual

2013 RAM 1500 2500 3500 owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
RAM
Model:
1500 2500 3500
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
7.98 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
8
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
Ignition System
14
Wireless Ignition Node (WIN) — If Equipped
14
Keyless Ignition Node (KIN) — If Equipped
15
Key Fob
16
Removing Key Fob From Ignition
18
Replacement Keys
21
Customer Key Programming
22
Rearming Of The System
23
To Arm The System
23
To Disarm The System
23
Security System Manual Override
24
Remote Unlock The Doors
26
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors First
26
Flash Lamps With Remote Key Lock
27
To Lock The Doors
28
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
28
Using The Panic Alarm
29
RKE Air Suspension (Remote Lowering Of The Vehicle) — If Equipped
30
Programming Additional Transmitters
31
Transmitter Battery Replacement
31
How To Use Remote Start
32
Remote Start Abort Message On Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) — If Equipped
34
To Enter Remote Start Mode
34
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
35
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
35
Manual Door Locks
36
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
38
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
38
Auto Unlock Doors — If Equipped
39
Auto Unlock Doors Programming — If Equipped
39
Child-Protection Door Lock
39
Power Windows – If Equipped
44
Auto-Down
46
Auto-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection (4-Door Models Driver And Front Passenger Door Only) — If Equipped
46
Reset Auto-Up
47
Window LOCKOUT Switch (4–Door Models Only)
47
Lap/Shoulder Belts
52
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
53
Regular Cab Front Center Three Point Belt
57
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
59
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
60
Center Lap Belts
60
Seat Belts In Passenger Seating Positions
61
Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) Mode – If Equipped
62
When To Use The Automatic Locking Mode
62
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
62
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
63
Energy Management Feature
63
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
63
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
64
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
65
Seat Belt Extender
65
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) — Air Bags
66
Air Bag System Components
68
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
69
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bags (SAB) — If Equipped
70
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) — If Equipped
71
Knee Impact Bolsters
73
Air Bag Deployment Sensors And Controls
73
Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC)
73
Driver And Passenger Advanced Front Air Bag Inflator Units
75
Supplemental Seat-Mounted Side Air Bag (SAB) Inflator Units — If Equipped
76
Supplemental Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) Inflator Units — If Equipped
76
Front And Side Impact Sensors
77
Enhanced Accident Response System
77
9-1-1 Call Operating Instructions – If Equipped
77
If A Deployment Occurs
82
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
83
Air Bag Warning Light
84
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
85
Child Restraints
86
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
88
Infants And Child Restraints
89
Older Children And Child Restraints
90
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
91
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints — Quad Cab/Crew Cab
92
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints — Standard Cab, Mega Cab
93
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) Restraint System
94
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
95
Locating The LATCH Anchorages — Quad Cab/Mega Cab/Crew Cab
101
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
102
Center Seat LATCH — Standard Cab/Quad Cab/Crew Cab Full Bench
103
Center Seat LATCH — Quad Cab/Mega Cab/Crew Cab Split Bench
104
To Install A LATCH-compatible Child Restraint
104
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seatbelt
105
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
106
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems for Installing Child Restraints in this Vehicle
107
Installing A Child Restraint with a Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
110
Installing A Child Restraint With A Cinching Latch Plate (CINCH) — If Equipped
111
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
113
Transporting Pets
121
Transporting Passengers
122
Exhaust Gas
123
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
124
Seat Belts
124
Air Bag Warning Light
124
Defroster
124
Floor Mat Safety Information
124
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
126
Tires
126
Lights
126
Door Latches
126
Fluid Leaks
126
Inside Day/Night Mirror
134
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
135
Automatic Dimming Mirror With Rear View Camera Display — If Equipped
136
Outside Mirrors
136
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
137
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
138
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
139
Driver's Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
139
Illuminated Vanity Mirror — If Equipped
140
“Slide-On-Rod” Features Of Sun Visor — If Equipped
140
Operation
144
Voice Command Tree
145
Help Command
145
Cancel Command
145
Pair (Link) Uconnect™ Phone To A Mobile Phone
145
Dial By Saying A Number
147
Call By Saying A Name
147
Add Names To Your Uconnect™ Phonebook
148
Phonebook Download – Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone
149
Edit Uconnect™ Phonebook Entries
150
Delete Uconnect™ Phonebook Entry
150
Delete/Erase “All” Uconnect™ Phonebook Entries
151
List All Names In The Uconnect™ Phonebook
152
Phone Call Features
152
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
152
Answer Or Reject An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
153
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
153
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
153
Toggling Between Calls
153
Conference Call
154
Three-Way Calling
154
Call Termination
154
Redial
154
Call Continuation
155
Uconnect™ Phone Features
155
Language Selection
155
Emergency Assistance
156
Roadside Assistance
157
Paging
157
Voice Mail Calling
158
Working With Automated Systems
158
Barge In — Overriding Prompts
159
Turning Confirmation Prompts ON/OFF
159
Phone And Network Status Indicators
159
Dialing Using The Mobile Phone Keypad
160
Mute/Un-Mute (Mute ON/OFF)
160
Advanced Phone Connectivity
161
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
161
Connect Or Disconnect Link Between The Uconnect™ Phone And Mobile Phone
161
List Paired Mobile Phone Names
161
Select Another Mobile Phone
162
Delete Uconnect™ Phone Paired Mobile Phones
162
Things You Should Know About Your Uconnect™ Phone
162
Uconnect™ Phone Tutorial
162
Voice Training
163
Reset
163
Voice Command
164
Far End Audio Performance
165
Recent Calls
165
SMS
165
Bluetooth Communication Link
168
Power-Up
168
Voice Command System Operation
174
Commands
176
Changing The Volume
176
Main Menu
176
Radio Am (Or Radio Long Wave Or Radio Medium Wave — If Equipped)
177
Radio FM
177
Satellite Radio
177
Disc
178
Memo
178
Setup
178
Driver's Power Seat — If Equipped
180
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
181
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
181
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
181
Reclining The Seatback
182
Passenger’s Power Seat — If Equipped
182
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
183
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
183
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
183
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
184
Heated Seats — If Equipped
185
Front Heated Seats
185
Rear Heated Seats
186
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
187
Manual Seat Adjuster — If Equipped
188
Manual Seat Adjuster — If Equipped
189
Dump Feature — Manual Recline Seat Only
190
40-20-40 Front Bench Seat — If Equipped
191
Mega Cab Rear Seat Features
191
Reclining Rear Seats — If Equipped
191
Folding Rear Seat (Table Mode) — If Equipped
192
Folding Rear Seat — If Equipped
193
Head Restraints
195
Front Head Restraints
195
Programming The Memory Feature
198
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Transmitter To Memory
199
Memory Position Recall
200
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
201
Headlights
205
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
206
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
206
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
207
Headlight Delay
207
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
207
Fog Lights — If Equipped
208
Lights-On Reminder
208
Battery Saver
209
Interior Lights
209
Courtesy/Reading Lights
210
Ambient Light
212
Cargo Light
212
Multifunction Lever
213
Turn Signals
213
Lane Change Assist
214
Flash-To-Pass
214
Windshield Wipers
215
Windshield Wiper Operation
215
Intermittent Wiper System
215
Windshield Washers
216
Mist Feature
216
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
217
TILT STEERING COLUMN
218
HEATED STEERING WHEEL — IF EQUIPPED
219
To Activate
223
To Set A Desired Speed
224
To Deactivate
224
To Resume Speed
224
To Vary The Speed Setting
224
To Accelerate For Passing
225
ParkSense Sensors
226
ParkSense Warning Display
226
ParkSense Display
227
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
232
Service The ParkSense Rear Park Assist System
232
Cleaning The ParkSense System
233
Turning ParkView On Or Off — With Touchscreen Radio (5.0” display)
237
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
241
Programming A Rolling Code
241
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
243
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
244
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
245
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
245
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button
246
Using HomeLink
247
Security
247
Troubleshooting Tips
247
Opening Sunroof — Express
250
Opening Sunroof — Manual Mode
250
Closing Sunroof — Express
250
Closing Sunroof — Manual Mode
250
Pinch Protect Feature
251
Venting Sunroof — Express
251
Sunshade Operation
251
Wind Buffeting
251
Sunroof Maintenance
252
Ignition Off Operation
252
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
252
CIGAR LIGHTER AND ASH RECEIVER — IF EQUIPPED
256
Front Instrument Panel Cupholders — (40–20–40 Seats)
259
Front Instrument Panel Cupholders — Floor Mounted Shifter
260
Rear Cupholder — Quad Cab
260
Glove Box Storage
261
Door Storage
263
Front Door Storage — If Equipped
263
Rear Door Storage — Crew Cab
264
Center Storage Compartment — If Equipped
264
Second Row In-Floor Storage Bin — If Equipped
267
Seatback Storage
268
Storage (Regular Cab)
268
Storage and Seats (Crew Cab)
269
Rear Window Defroster
270
Power Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
271
Manual Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
272
FOLD FLAT LOAD FLOOR — IF EQUIPPED
272
RamBox Integrated Box Side Storage Bins
277
RamBox Safety Warning
280
RamBox Storage Bin Cover Emergency Release Lever — If Equipped
281
Bed Extender — If Equipped
282
Storage Position
282
Divider Position
284
Extender Position
286
Disconnecting the Rear Camera — If Equipped
291
Removing The Tailgate
292
Locking Tailgate
293
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
295
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
297
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — PREMIUM
298
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Displays
312
Engine Oil Change Indicator System
314
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Messages
315
EVIC Amber Telltales
320
EVIC Red Telltales
321
EVIC Green Telltales
323
EVIC Selectable Menu Items
324
Digital Speedometer
324
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
324
Trip A
325
Trip B
325
Fuel Economy
326
Stop/Start
326
Trailer Tow
326
Audio
327
Screen Setup
327
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
327
Language
328
Units
328
Nav–Turn By Turn
328
FCW Sensitivity
329
Park Assist System
329
Blind Spot Alert
330
Tilt Mirror In Reverse
330
Auto Wipers — If Equipped
330
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
331
Headlamp Off Delay
331
Illuminated Approach
331
Headlamps With Wipers
331
Automatic High Beams — If Equipped
332
Daytime Running Lights
332
Steering Directed Headlights
332
Flash Lamps With Lock
332
Auto Lock Doors
333
Auto Unlock Doors
333
Horn with Remote Start
333
Sound Horn With Remote Lock
333
Remote Unlock Sequence
334
Key Fob Linked To Memory
334
Keyless Enter-N-Go™ (Passive Entry)
334
Remote Start Comfort Sys.
335
Easy Exit Seat — If Equipped
335
Key-Off Power Delay
336
Air Suspension Display Alerts
336
Aero Ride Height Mode
336
Tire/Jack Mode
336
Transport Mode
337
Wheel Alignment Mode
337
Horn with Remote Lower
337
Lights with Remote Lower
337
Trailer Select
337
Trailer Brake Type
338
Trailer Name
338
Calibrate Compass
338
Compass Variance
338
Hard-Keys
341
Soft-Keys
341
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect™ Access 8.4 Settings
341
Uconnect™ ACCESS RADIOS – IF EQUIPPED
359
Radio Operation
361
CD Player
361
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
362
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning System
364
Front Blower Control
365
Temperature Control
365
Mode Control (Air Direction)
366
Panel Mode
366
Bi-Level Mode
366
Floor Mode
366
Mix Mode
367
Defrost Mode
367
Recirculation Control
367
Air Outlets
368
Economy Mode
368
Air Conditioning Operation
368
MAX A/C
369
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
369
Automatic Operation
375
Recirculation Control
376
Summer Operation
376
Winter Operation
376
Vacation/Storage
377
Window Fogging and Frosting
377
Outside Air Intake
377
Operating Tips Chart
378
Normal Starting
386
Automatic Transmission
386
Tip Start Feature
387
Keyless Enter-N-Go™
387
Normal Starting
387
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
387
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
388
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions – With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
388
Extreme Cold Weather (Below –20°F Or −29°C)
389
If Engine Fails To Start
389
Automatic Mode
391
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not AUTO STOP
392
To Start The Engine While In The STOP/START AUTO STOP ACTIVE Mode
393
To Manually Turn Off The Start Stop System
394
To Manually Turn On The Start Stop System
394
System Malfunction
395
Key Ignition Park Interlock
398
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
398
Eight–Speed Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
399
Gear Ranges
400
Transmission Limp Home Mode
404
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
405
When to Use TOW/HAUL Mode
407
Six–Speed Automatic Transmission (4.7L And 5.7L Engine) — 1500 Models Only
408
Gear Ranges
409
Transmission Limp Home Mode
414
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
415
Overdrive Operation
418
When To Use TOW/HAUL Mode
418
Torque Converter Clutch
419
Six–Speed Automatic Transmission (5.7L Engine) — 2500/3500 Models Only
420
Gear Ranges
421
Transmission Limp Home Mode
426
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
427
Overdrive Operation
429
When To Use TOW/HAUL Mode
429
Manually Shifted Transfer Case – If Equipped
431
2H
433
4H
433
N
433
4L
433
Shifting Procedure – Manually Shifted Transfer Case
433
Transfer Case Position Indicator Light
434
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (Four-Position Switch) – If Equipped
435
Shifting Procedure
439
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (Five-Position Switch) – If Equipped
441
Description
448
Air Suspension Modes
451
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Display Messages
452
Operation
453
AXLE LOCKER SYSTEM (2500 MODELS ONLY) — IF EQUIPPED
454
Off-Road Driving Tips And Vehicle Characteristics
459
Skid Plates And Underbody Protection
459
Ramp Travel Index (RTI)
460
Water Fording Characteristics
460
Simultaneous Brake And Throttle Operation
460
The Basics Of Off-Road Driving
461
When To Use Low Range
462
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
462
Crossing Obstacles (Rocks And Other High Points)
464
Using A Spotter
464
Crossing Large Rocks
464
Crossing A Ravine, Gully, Ditch, Washout Or Rut
465
Crossing Logs
465
Getting High Centered
466
Hill Climbing
466
Driving Through Water
469
Airing Down For Off-Road Driving
471
Vehicle Recovery
472
After Driving Off-Road
476
Acceleration
478
Flowing/Rising Water
479
Things To Know Before Using Your Winch
483
General Winch Information
483
Tensioning The Wire Rope
484
Low Voltage Interrupt
485
Winch Motor Thermal Protection
485
Understanding The Features Of Your Winch
486
Winch Accessories
488
Operating Your Winch
489
General Information
491
Vehicle Recovery Using The Winch
491
Rigging Techniques
502
How To Change The Pulling Direction
503
Increasing Pulling Power
503
Double Line
504
Power Steering Fluid Check– 2500/3500 Models
507
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY (IF EQUIPPED) — 5.7L ENGINE ONLY
508
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
511
Traction Control System (TCS) – If Equipped
512
Brake Assist System (BAS) – If Equipped
512
Hill Start Assist (HSA) – If Equipped
513
HSA Activation Criteria
514
Towing And Hauling With HSA
515
HSA Off
516
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) – If Equipped
517
All Two-Wheel Drive Vehicles And Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles In 2WD, 4WD AUTO, Or 4WD LOCK Modes Can Choose The Following ESC Operating Modes:
518
All Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles In 4WD AUTO And 4WD LOCK Modes Can Also Choose The Following ESC Operating Mode. This Is The Only ESC Operating Mode in 4WD LOW:
520
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
521
Tire Markings
523
Tire Sizing Chart
525
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
527
Tire Terminology And Definitions
528
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
529
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
529
Tire And Loading Information Placard
530
Tire Pressure
534
Safety
534
Economy
535
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
535
Tire Inflation Pressures
535
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
537
Radial Ply Tires
537
All Season Tires – If Equipped
538
Summer Or Three Season Tires – If Equipped
538
Snow Tires
538
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel – If Equipped
539
Compact Spare Tire – If Equipped
540
Full Size Spare – If Equipped
541
Limited-Use Spare – If Equipped
541
Tire Spinning
542
Tread Wear Indicators
542
Life Of Tire
543
Replacement Tires
544
SUPPLEMENTAL TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION — IF EQUIPPED
545
Directional Tires – If Equipped
549
Base System
553
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
554
Service TPMS Warning
554
Premium System – If Equipped
555
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
556
Service TPMS Warning
557
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Tire Light Load Inflation Switch Description (2500 Models) – If Equipped
559
Tire Light Load Inflation Switch Operation – If Equipped
561
3.6L And 4.7L Engine
564
5.7L Engine
564
Reformulated Gasoline
565
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
565
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
565
MMT In Gasoline
566
Materials Added To Fuel
567
Fuel System Cautions
567
E-85 General Information
568
Ethanol Fuel (E-85)
570
Fuel Requirements
570
Selection Of Engine Oil For Flexible Fuel Vehicles (E-85) And Gasoline Vehicles
571
Starting
571
Cruising Range
571
Replacement Parts
572
Certification Label
574
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
575
Payload
575
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
575
Tire Size
575
Rim Size
575
Inflation Pressure
576
Curb Weight
576
Common Towing Definitions
577
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
577
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
577
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
578
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
578
Tongue Weight (TW)
578
Frontal Area
578
Trailer Sway Control
579
Weight-Carrying Hitch
579
Weight-Distributing Hitch
579
Fifth-Wheel Hitch
582
Gooseneck Hitch
582
Trailer Hitch Type and Maximum Trailer Weight
582
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
583
Trailer And Tongue Weight
585
Towing Requirements
586
Towing Requirements – Tires
588
Towing Requirements – Trailer Brakes
589
Integrated Trailer Brake Module – If Equipped
590
Towing Requirements – Trailer Lights And Wiring
596
Towing Tips
597
Automatic Transmission
597
Tow/Haul Mode
598
Electronic Speed Control – If Equipped
598
Cooling System
598
1500 Models Only
599
2500/3500 Models Only
600
Before Plowing
601
Snowplow Prep Package Model Availability
601
Over The Road Operation With Snowplow Attached
602
Operating Tips
602
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
604
Recreational Towing – Two-Wheel Drive Models
605
Recreational Towing – Four-Wheel Drive Models
606
Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
607
Shifting Out Of NEUTRAL (N)
610
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
613
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
615
Jack Location
617
Removal
617
Reinstalling The Jack And Tools (1500 Series)
619
Removing The Spare Tire
622
Preparations
623
Instructions
624
Hub Caps/Wheel Covers — If Equipped
631
Wheel Nuts
632
8-Stud — Dual Rear Wheels
633
To Stow The Flat Or Spare
635
Preparations For Jump-Start
637
Jump-Starting Procedure
638
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
640
Column Shifter — If Equipped
642
Center Console Shifter — If Equipped
643
Two-Wheel Drive Models
649
Four-Wheel Drive Models
650
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
651
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 3.6L
654
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 4.7L
655
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
657
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
658
REPLACEMENT PARTS
659
Engine Oil
661
Checking Oil Level
661
Change Engine Oil
662
Engine Oil Selection
662
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
662
Engine Oil Viscosity
663
Synthetic Engine Oils
663
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
663
Engine Oil Filter
664
Engine Oil Filter Selection
664
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
664
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
664
Maintenance-Free Battery
665
Air Conditioner Maintenance
666
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
667
Front Driveshaft Lubrication – 2500/3500 (Four-Wheel Drive) Models (Ram Trucks Only)
667
Body Lubrication
667
Windshield Wiper Blades
668
Adding Washer Fluid
668
Exhaust System
669
Cooling System
672
Engine Coolant Checks
672
Cooling System – Drain, Flush, And Refill
673
Selection Of Coolant
673
Adding Coolant
674
Cooling System Pressure Cap
675
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
676
Checking Coolant Level – 3.6L, 4.7L, And 5.7L Engines
676
Points To Remember
677
Brake System
679
Brake Fluid Level Check
679
Rear Axle And 4x4 Front Driving Axle Fluid Level
681
Drain And Refill
681
Lubricant Selection
681
Transfer Case
682
Drain And Refill
682
Lubricant Selection
682
Fluid Level Check
682
Automatic Transmission
683
Selection Of Lubricant
683
Special Additives
683
Fluid Level Check
684
Fluid And Filter Changes
686
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
686
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
686
What Causes Corrosion?
687
Washing
687
Special Care
688
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
689
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure – If Equipped
689
Interior Care
690
Cleaning Headlights
690
Glass Surfaces
691
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
691
Seat Belt Maintenance
692
Totally Integrated Power Module
694
VEHICLE STORAGE
700
Base Quad / Premium Bi-Halogen: Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Front Park And Turn – If Equipped
703
Fog Lamps – If Equipped
705
Rear Tail/Stop, Turn Signal And Backup Lamps
705
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) With Cargo Lamp
707
Cab Top Clearance Lamps – If Equipped
708
Rear Lamp Bar ID Marker (Dual Rear Wheels) — If Equipped
710
Side Marker Lamps (Dual Rear Wheels) — If Equipped
710
Engine
713
Chassis
714
Maintenance Chart
720
Prepare For The Appointment
727
Prepare A List
727
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
728
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
729
In Mexico contact:
729
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
729
Service Contract
730
WARRANTY INFORMATION
731
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
731
In Canada
732
Treadwear
734
Traction Grades
734
Temperature Grades
735
INDEX
737

FAQ about the 2013 RAM 1500 2500 3500 Manual

What contains the 2013 1500 2500 3500 manual?

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 2013 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your RAM 1500 2500 3500, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2013 RAM 1500 2500 3500 Owners Manual?

The RAM 1500 2500 3500 owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the RAM 1500 2500 3500 year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The RAM 1500 2500 3500 (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

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