2022 RAM 1500 Owner's Manual

2022 RAM 1500 owners manual
Year:
2022
Make:
RAM
Model:
1500
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
18.03 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
12
SYMBOLS KEY
13
VAN CONVERSIONS/CAMPERS
13
CONSUMER INFORMATION — TRUCK-CAMPER LOADING
13
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
15
SYMBOL GLOSSARY
15
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
21
KEYS
21
Key Fob
21
To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Tailgate
22
Key Left Vehicle Feature
22
Air Suspension (Remote Lowering Of The Vehicle) — If Equipped
22
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob
23
Programming And Requesting Additional Key Fobs
24
SENTRY KEY
24
IGNITION SWITCH
25
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ Ignition
25
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED (GASOLINE)
26
How To Use Remote Start
27
To Exit Remote Start Mode
27
Remote Start Front Defrost Activation — If Equipped
28
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
28
Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer Activation — If Equipped
28
Remote Start Abort Message
28
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED (DIESEL)
29
How To Use Remote Start
29
VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
29
To Arm The System
30
To Disarm The System
30
Rearming Of The System
30
Security System Manual Override
30
DOORS
30
Manual Door Locks
30
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
31
Power Side Steps — If Equipped
32
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ — Passive Entry
32
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit — If Equipped
34
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
34
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
34
STEERING WHEEL
35
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
35
Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
36
DRIVER MEMORY SETTINGS — IF EQUIPPED
36
Programming The Memory Feature
37
Linking And Unlinking The Key Fob To Memory
37
Memory Position Recall
37
SEATS
37
Manual Adjustment (Front Seats) — If Equipped
38
Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
38
Manual Front Seat Recline Adjustment
38
Front Bench Seat — If Equipped
39
Manual Adjustment (Rear Seats)
39
Reclining Rear Seats — If Equipped
39
Power Adjustment (Front Seats) — If Equipped
40
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
40
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
40
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
40
Reclining The Seatback
40
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
41
Easy Entry/Exit Seat — If Equipped
41
Heated Seats — If Equipped
41
Front Heated Seats — If Equipped
42
Rear Heated Seats — If Equipped
42
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
42
Front Ventilated Seats
42
Rear Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
43
Plastic Grocery Bag Retainers
43
Head Restraints
43
Front Head Restraints
43
Rear Head Restraints
44
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION — IF EQUIPPED
45
Introducing Voice Recognition
45
Basic Voice Commands
45
Get Started
45
Additional Information
46
DRIVER ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
46
MIRRORS
47
Inside Rearview Mirror
47
Manual Mirror — If Equipped
47
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
47
Digital Rearview Mirror — If Equipped
48
Illuminated Vanity Mirror
48
“Slide-On-Rod” Features Of Sun Visor — If Equipped
49
Outside Mirrors
49
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
49
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrors — If Equipped
49
Power Mirrors
50
Power Folding Outside Mirrors For Standard And Trailer Tow — If Equipped
50
Trailer Towing Mirrors — If Equipped
51
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
51
Tilt Side Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
51
UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER (HOMELINK®) — IF EQUIPPED
51
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
52
Erasing All The HomeLink® Channels
52
Identifying Whether You Have A Rolling Code Or Non-Rolling Code Device
52
Programming HomeLink® To A Garage Door Opener
53
Programming HomeLink® To A Miscellaneous Device
54
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
54
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
54
Security
55
Troubleshooting Tips
55
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
56
Headlight Switch
56
Multifunction Lever
57
Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
57
High/Low Beam Switch
57
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control — If Equipped
57
Flash-To-Pass
57
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
58
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
58
Automatic Headlights With Wipers
58
Headlight Delay
58
Lights-On Reminder
58
Fog Lights — If Equipped
59
Turn Signals
59
Lane Change Assist — If Equipped
59
Cargo Lights/Trailer Spotter Lights/Trailer Hitch Light With Bed Lights — If Equipped
59
Battery Saver
61
INTERIOR LIGHTS
61
Courtesy Lights
61
Front Map/Reading Lights
61
Dimmer Controls
62
Illuminated Entry
62
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
63
Windshield Wiper Operation
63
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
64
CLIMATE CONTROLS
64
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
64
MAX A/C Button
65
A/C Button
65
Recirculation Button
65
Auto Button
65
Front Defrost Button
65
Rear Defrost Button
66
Driver And Passenger Temperature Up And Down Buttons
66
SYNC Button
66
Blower Control
66
Mode Control
67
Panel Mode
67
Bi-Level Mode
67
Floor Mode
67
Mix Mode
67
Climate Control OFF Button
67
Manual Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
67
MAX A/C Setting
67
A/C Button
68
Recirculation Button
68
Front Defrost Setting
68
Rear Defrost Button
68
Temperature Control
68
Blower Control
69
Mode Control
69
Panel Mode
69
Bi-Level Mode
69
Floor Mode
69
Mix Mode
69
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
69
Automatic Operation
69
Manual Operation Override
70
Climate Voice Recognition — If Equipped
70
Operating Tips
70
Summer Operation
70
Winter Operation
70
Vacation/Storage
70
Window Fogging
70
Outside Air Intake
70
Cabin Air Filter
70
Stop/Start System — If Equipped
70
Operating Tips Chart
71
INTERIOR STORAGE AND EQUIPMENT
71
Storage
71
Glove Compartment
71
Door Storage — If Equipped
71
Center Storage Compartment — If Equipped
72
Overhead Sunglass Storage
74
Front Bench Seat Storage — If Equipped
74
Rear Console Storage — If Equipped
75
Seatback Storage
75
Second Row In-Floor Storage Bin — If Equipped
75
Storage Under Rear Seat — If Equipped
76
USB/AUX Control
77
Electrical Power Outlets
78
Power Inverter — If Equipped
79
Wireless Charging Pad — If Equipped
81
WINDOWS
81
Power Windows
81
Automatic Window Features
82
Reset Auto-Up
82
Window Lockout Switch
83
Power Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
83
Manual Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
83
Wind Buffeting
83
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
84
Single Pane Power Sunroof — If Equipped
84
Opening And Closing The Sunroof
84
Pinch Protect Feature
85
Venting Sunroof
85
Sunshade Operation
85
Ignition Off Operation
85
Sunroof Maintenance
85
Dual Pane Power Sunroof — If Equipped
85
Opening And Closing The Sunroof
86
Opening And Closing The Power Sunshade
86
Pinch Protect Feature
87
Venting Sunroof
87
Ignition Off Operation
87
Sunroof Maintenance
87
HOOD
87
To Open The Hood
87
To Close The Hood
88
TAILGATE
88
Opening
88
Electronic Tailgate Release — If Equipped
88
Closing
88
Locking Tailgate
88
Multifunction Tailgate — If Equipped
89
Tailgate Removal
90
Bed Step — If Equipped
92
PICKUP BOX
94
Bed Rail Tie-Down System — If Equipped
95
RAMBOX — IF EQUIPPED
96
Locking And Unlocking RamBox
96
RamBox Cargo Storage Bins
96
RamBox Safety Warning
98
RamBox Emergency Release Lever
98
Bed Divider — If Equipped
99
Divider Position
99
Storage Position
100
TRI-FOLD TONNEAU COVER — IF EQUIPPED
100
Tonneau Cover Components
100
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Folding For Driving Or Removal
101
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Installation
104
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Cleaning
107
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
108
BASE / MIDLINE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — GASOLINE
108
Base / Midline Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Gasoline
109
PREMIUM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — GASOLINE
110
Premium Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Gasoline
111
BASE / MIDLINE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — DIESEL
112
Base / Midline Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Diesel
113
PREMIUM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — DIESEL
115
Premium Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Diesel
116
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
116
Instrument Cluster Display Location and Controls
117
Oil Life Reset
118
Display Menu Items
118
Speedometer
118
Vehicle Info
118
Off Road – If Equipped
119
Driver Assist — If Equipped
119
Performance Features — If Equipped
120
Fuel Economy
122
Trip Info
122
Stop/Start — If Equipped
122
Trailer Tow — If Equipped
123
Audio
123
Stored Messages
123
Settings
123
Head-Up Display (HUD) — If Equipped
124
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Messages
126
Displays
127
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning Messages
127
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Fault Warning Messages
128
Battery Saver On/Battery Saver Mode Message — Electrical Load Reduction Actions — If Equipped
129
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
130
Red Warning Lights
130
Air Bag Warning Light
130
Brake Warning Light
130
Battery Charge Warning Light
131
Door Open Warning Light
131
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
131
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Fault Warning Light
132
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
132
Hood Open Warning Light
132
Oil Pressure Warning Light
132
Oil Temperature Warning Light
132
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
132
Tailgate Open Warning Light
132
Trailer Brake Disconnected Warning Light
133
Transmission Temperature Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Yellow Warning Lights
133
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Air Suspension Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
133
Electronic Park Brake Warning Light
133
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Active Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Warning Light — If Equipped
134
Service LaneSense Warning Light — If Equipped
134
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light — If Equipped
134
Low Fuel Warning Light
134
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
134
Rear Axle Locker Fault Indicator Light — If Equipped
135
Service Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Light — If Equipped
135
Service Stop/Start System Warning Light — If Equipped
135
Service 4WD Warning Light — If Equipped
135
Cruise Control Fault Warning Light
135
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
135
Yellow Indicator Lights
136
Air Suspension Payload Protection Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Air Suspension Off-Road 1 Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Air Suspension Off-Road 2 Indicator Light — If Equipped
136
Air Suspension Normal Height Indicator Light— If Equipped
136
Air Suspension Aerodynamic Height Indicator Light— If Equipped
136
Air Suspension Ride Height Raising Indicator Light— If Equipped
136
Air Suspension Ride Height Lowering Indicator Light— If Equipped
137
Cargo Light — If Equipped
137
Forward Collision Warning Off Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
Low Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
NEUTRAL Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
Rear Axle Lock Indicator Light
137
Entry/Exit Indicator Light— If Equipped
137
TOW/HAUL Indicator Light
137
Trailer Merge Assist Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
4WD Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
4WD Low Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
4WD High Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
Wait To Start Indicator Light — If Equipped
137
Water In Fuel Indicator Light — If Equipped
138
Green Indicator Lights
138
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With Target Light — If Equipped
138
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With No Target Detected Indicator Light — If Equipped
138
ECO Mode Indicator Light
138
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
138
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
138
Parking/Headlights On Indicator Light
138
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With Premium Instrument Cluster Display
138
Stop/Start Active Indicator Light — If Equipped
138
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
139
4WD AUTO Indicator Light — If Equipped
139
White Indicator Lights
139
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Ready Light — If Equipped
139
Cruise Control Ready Indicator
139
Hill Descent Control (HDC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
139
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
139
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With Base/Midline Instrument Cluster Display
139
Blue Indicator Lights
139
High Beam Indicator Light
139
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
140
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
140
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
141
STARTING AND OPERATING
142
STARTING THE ENGINE
142
Automatic Transmission
143
Tip Start Feature
143
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ — Ignition
143
Normal Starting Using ENGINE START/STOP Button — Gasoline Engine
143
AutoPark
144
If Engine Fails To Start
145
Normal Starting Using ENGINE START/STOP Button — Diesel Engine
146
Cold Weather Operation (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
147
After Starting
147
Starting Fluids — Diesel Engine Only
147
NORMAL OPERATION — DIESEL ENGINE
148
Cold Weather Precautions
148
Fuel Operating Range
148
Engine Oil Usage
148
Winter Front Cover
149
Engine Warm-Up
149
Engine Idling
149
Stopping The Engine
150
Do Not Operate The Engine With Low Oil Pressure
151
Do Not Operate The Engine With Failed Parts
151
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
151
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS — GASOLINE ENGINE
152
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS — DIESEL ENGINE
152
PARKING BRAKE
152
Electric Park Brake (EPB)
152
Auto Park Brake
154
SafeHold
154
Brake Service Mode
155
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
155
Ignition Park Interlock
156
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) System
156
8-Speed Automatic Transmission
156
Gear Ranges
158
Transmission Limp Home Mode
160
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation — If Equipped
160
AutoStick — If Equipped
161
When to Use TOW/HAUL Mode
162
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
162
Four-Position Electronically Shifted Transfer Case — If Equipped
162
Shifting Procedure
164
Five-Position Electronically Shifted Transfer Case — If Equipped
164
Shifting Procedure
166
ACTIVE-LEVEL FOUR CORNER AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
167
Description
167
Air Suspension Modes
169
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
169
Operation
170
ACTIVE-LEVEL FOUR CORNER AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM (OFF-ROAD GROUP) — IF EQUIPPED
171
Description
171
Air Suspension Modes
173
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
173
Operation
173
AXLE LOCK SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
174
LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL — IF EQUIPPED
175
POWER STEERING
175
Electric Power Steering
175
FUEL SAVER TECHNOLOGY 5.7L ENGINES ONLY — IF EQUIPPED
176
STOP/START SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
176
Autostop Mode
176
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not Autostop
176
To Start The Engine While In Autostop Mode
177
To Manually Turn Off The Stop/ Start System
177
To Manually Turn On The Stop/ Start System
177
System Malfunction
178
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEMS — IF EQUIPPED
178
Cruise Control
178
To Activate
178
To Set A Desired Speed
179
To Vary The Speed Setting
179
To Accelerate For Passing
179
Using Cruise Control On Hills
179
To Resume Speed
179
To Deactivate
179
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
180
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
181
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
181
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
181
To Activate/Deactivate
182
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
182
To Cancel
182
To Turn Off
183
To Resume
183
To Vary The Speed Setting
183
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
184
Overtake Aid
185
ACC Operation At Stop
185
Display Warnings And Maintenance
185
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
185
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
186
Service ACC/FCW Warning
186
Precautions While Driving With ACC
186
Towing A Trailer
187
Offset Driving
187
Turns And Bends
187
Using ACC On Hills
187
Lane Changing
187
Narrow Vehicles
188
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
188
PARKSENSE FRONT/REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
188
ParkSense Sensors
189
ParkSense Warning Display
189
ParkSense Display
189
Enabling And Disabling Front And/Or Rear ParkSense
192
Service The ParkSense Park Assist System
192
Cleaning The ParkSense System
192
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
193
PARKSENSE ACTIVE PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
194
Enabling And Disabling The ParkSense Active Park Assist System
194
Parallel/Perpendicular Parking Space Assistance Operation
195
LANESENSE — IF EQUIPPED
198
LaneSense Operation
198
Turning LaneSense On Or Off
198
LaneSense Warning Message
199
Changing LaneSense Status
200
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
201
SURROUND VIEW CAMERA SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
202
Forward Facing Camera With Tire Lines — If Equipped
205
TRAILER CAMERAS — IF EQUIPPED
205
Trailer Surround View Camera System — If Equipped
205
AUX Camera — If Equipped
208
REFUELING THE VEHICLE — GASOLINE ENGINE
209
REFUELING THE VEHICLE — DIESEL ENGINE
210
Avoid Using Contaminated Fuel
210
Bulk Fuel Storage — Diesel Fuel
211
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
211
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Storage
211
Adding Diesel Exhaust Fluid
211
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Fill Procedure
212
VEHICLE LOADING
213
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
213
Payload
213
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
213
Tire Size
214
Rim Size
214
Inflation Pressure
214
Curb Weight
214
Loading
214
TRAILER TOWING
214
Common Towing Definitions
215
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
215
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
215
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
215
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
215
Tongue Weight (TW)
215
Trailer Frontal Area
215
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
215
Weight-Carrying Hitch
215
Weight-Distributing Hitch
216
Recommended Distribution Hitch Adjustment
217
Trailer Hitch Type and Maximum Trailer Weight
218
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
219
Trailer And Tongue Weight
219
Trailer Reverse Steering Control
219
Towing Requirements
221
Towing Requirements — Tires
222
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
222
Integrated Trailer Brake Module (ITBM) — If Equipped
223
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
225
Towing Tips
227
Automatic Transmission
227
Tow/Haul Mode
227
Cruise Control — If Equipped
227
Air Suspension System
227
SNOWPLOW
227
Before Plowing
228
Snowplow Prep Package Model Availability
228
Over The Road Operation With Snowplow Attached
228
Operating Tips
228
General Maintenance
228
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME)
229
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
229
Recreational Towing — Two-Wheel Drive Models
230
Recreational Towing — Four-Wheel Drive Models
230
Shifting Into N (Neutral)
231
Shifting Out Of N (Neutral)
232
DRIVING TIPS
232
Driving On Slippery Surfaces
232
Acceleration
232
Driving Through Water
233
Flowing/Rising Water
233
Shallow Standing Water
233
Off-Road Driving Tips
234
After Driving Off-Road
234
MULTIMEDIA
235
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
235
CYBERSECURITY
235
UCONNECT SETTINGS
236
Customer Programmable Features
237
My Profile
238
Display
241
Safety/Driving Assistance
243
Clock
245
Phone/Bluetooth®
246
Voice
247
Navigation
248
Trailer Brake/Trailer
248
Camera
249
Mirrors & Wipers
250
Lights
250
Brakes
251
Doors & Locks
252
Seats & Comfort/Auto-On Comfort Systems
253
Key Off Options/Engine Off Options
254
Suspension/Air Suspension
255
AUX Switches
256
Audio
257
Notifications
258
SiriusXM® Setup
259
Software Updates
259
Reset/Restore Settings To Default
260
UCONNECT INTRODUCTION
261
System Overview
261
Safety And General Information
263
Safety Guidelines
263
Safe Usage Of The Uconnect System
263
Care And Maintenance
263
UCONNECT MODES
264
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
264
Radio Operation
264
Media Mode
264
Radio Mode
264
Radio Controls
264
Radio Voice Commands
266
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio Mode — If Equipped
266
Replay
268
Favorites
269
Browse In SXM
269
Setting Presets
270
Audio Settings
270
Media Mode
272
Operating Media Mode
272
Audio Source Selection
272
Types of Media Modes
272
USB Mode
272
Bluetooth® Mode
272
AUX Mode
273
Media Voice Commands
274
Phone Mode
274
Overview
274
Phone Operation
275
Operation
275
Natural Speech
276
Help Command
276
Cancel Command
276
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
276
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or Audio Device After Pairing
278
Disconnecting or Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
278
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
278
Phonebook Download (Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone) — If Equipped
279
Managing Your Favorites — If Equipped
279
To Remove A Favorite — If Equipped
279
Phone Call Features
279
Call Controls
280
Key Pad Number Entry
280
Recent Calls — If Equipped
280
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
281
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
281
Do Not Disturb
281
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
281
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
282
Toggling Between Calls
282
Join Calls
282
Call Termination
282
Redial
282
Call Continuation
282
Advanced Phone Connectivity
282
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
282
Things You Should Know About Uconnect Phone
282
Voice Command
282
Bluetooth® Communication Link
284
Power-Up
284
CONNECTED VEHICLE SERVICES — IF EQUIPPED
284
Is My Vehicle Connected?
284
Introduction To Connected Vehicle Services
285
SiriusXM Guardian™ Contact Information
285
What Is SiriusXM Guardian™?
285
Activation — If Equipped
286
Included Trial Period For New Vehicles
286
Features And Packages
286
Getting Started With Connected Vehicle Services
286
Download The Mobile App
286
Using Your Owner’s Site
287
Using SiriusXM Guardian™
288
SOS Call — If Equipped
288
Automatic SOS — If Equipped
290
Remote Commands
291
Remote Door Lock/Unlock
292
Remote Vehicle Start
292
Remote Horn & Lights
293
Assist — If Equipped
293
Send & Go — If Equipped
294
Vehicle Finder
295
4G Wi-Fi Hotspot — If Equipped
295
Stolen Vehicle Assistance — If Equipped
296
Monthly Vehicle Health Report — If Equipped
296
Vehicle Health Alert —If Equipped
297
In-Vehicle Notifications — If Equipped
297
Amazon Alexa Skill — If Equipped
297
Google Assistant — If Equipped
298
Family Drive Alerts — If Equipped
298
SmartWatch Integration — If Equipped
298
Market — If Equipped
299
Manage My SiriusXM Guardian™ Account
299
CONNECTED SERVICES FAQs
299
Connected Services SOS FAQs — If Equipped
300
Connected Services Remote Door Lock/Unlock FAQs
300
Connected Services Roadside Assistance FAQs
300
Connected Services Send & Go FAQs — If Equipped
300
Connected Services Vehicle Finder FAQs
301
Connected Services Stolen Vehicle Assistance FAQs — If Equipped
301
Connected Services Remote Vehicle Start FAQs
301
Connected Services Remote Horn & Lights FAQs
302
Connected Services Account FAQs — If Equipped
302
Data Collection & Privacy
304
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
304
Regulatory And Safety Information
305
PERFORMANCE PAGES — IF EQUIPPED
305
Timers
306
Gauges
306
G-Force
307
Pitch & Roll
307
Dynamometer (Dyno)/Engine
307
Dynamometer (Dyno)
307
Engine
308
Vehicle Dynamics
308
OFF-ROAD PAGES — IF EQUIPPED
308
Off-Road Pages Status Bar
309
Vehicle Dynamics
310
Accessory Gauge
311
Pitch & Roll
312
Suspension
313
Forward Facing Camera
313
SAFETY
314
SAFETY FEATURES
314
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
314
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
314
Electronic Brake Control (EBC) System
315
Brake Assist System (BAS)
315
Brake System Warning Light
315
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
315
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
316
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
316
ESC Operating Modes
317
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
318
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped
318
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
320
Disabling And Enabling HSA
320
Towing With HSA
320
Rain Brake Support (RBS)
321
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
321
Traction Control System (TCS)
321
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
321
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
321
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) — If Equipped
321
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
324
Blind Spot Modes
324
Trailer Merge Assist — If Equipped
325
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation — If Equipped
327
Turning FCW On Or Off
328
FCW Braking Status And Sensitivity
329
FCW Limited Warning
329
Service FCW Warning
329
Pedestrian Emergency Braking (PEB) — If Equipped
329
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
330
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Low Pressure Warnings
332
Service TPMS Warning
333
Tire Fill Alert
334
Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TTPMS) — If Equipped
334
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
336
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
336
Important Safety Precautions
336
Seat Belt Systems
337
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
337
Lap/Shoulder Belts
338
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
340
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
340
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
341
Seat Belt Extender
341
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
342
Seat Belt Pretensioner
342
Energy Management Feature
342
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR)
342
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
343
Air Bag System Components
343
Air Bag Warning Light
344
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
344
Front Air Bags
345
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
345
Front Air Bag Operation
346
Occupant Classification System (OCS) — Front Passenger Seat
346
Knee Impact Bolsters
351
Supplemental Side Air Bags
351
Air Bag System Components
353
If A Deployment Occurs
353
Enhanced Accident Response System
354
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
355
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
355
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
355
Child Restraints
356
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
357
Infant And Child Restraints
358
Older Children And Child Restraints
359
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
359
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
360
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
361
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
361
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
363
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
363
Center Seat LATCH
363
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
364
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
364
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
365
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
365
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
366
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
367
SAFETY TIPS
370
Transporting Passengers
370
Transporting Pets
370
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
370
Seat Belts
370
Air Bag Warning Light
370
Defroster
370
Floor Mat Safety Information
370
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
371
Tires
371
Lights
372
Door Latches
372
Fluid Leaks
372
Exhaust Gas
372
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
372
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
373
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
373
ASSIST AND SOS SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
374
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
377
Preparations For Jacking
377
Jack Location
378
Removal Of Jack And Tools
378
Removing The Spare Tire
380
Jacking Instructions
381
To Stow The Flat Or Spare
384
Reinstalling The Jack And Tools
385
JUMP STARTING
386
Preparations For Jump Start
386
Jump Starting Procedure
387
REFUELING IN EMERGENCY – IF EQUIPPED
388
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
389
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
390
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
391
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
392
Two-Wheel Drive Models
393
Four-Wheel Drive Models
394
Emergency Tow Hooks — If Equipped
394
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
394
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
394
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
395
SCHEDULED SERVICING — GASOLINE ENGINE
395
Maintenance Plan
396
SCHEDULED SERVICING — DIESEL ENGINE
400
Maintenance Plan — Diesel Fuel Up To B5 Biodiesel
401
Additional Maintenance — B6 To B20 Biodiesel
404
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
405
3.6L Engine With Stop/Start
405
5.7L Engine Without Stop/Start
406
5.7L Engine With Stop/Start
407
3.0L Diesel Engine
408
Checking Oil Level
409
Adding Washer Fluid
409
Maintenance-Free Battery
410
Pressure Washing
410
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
410
Engine Oil — Gas Engine
411
Engine Oil Selection — Gasoline Engine
411
Engine Oil Selection — Diesel Engine
411
American Petroleum Institute (API) Approved Engine Oil
411
Synthetic Engine Oils
411
Materials Added To Engine Oil
411
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
411
Engine Oil Filter
411
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
412
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection And Replacement — Except G/T Model
412
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection And Replacement — G/T Model
413
G/T Air Filter Maintenance
414
Draining Fuel/Water Separator Filter — Diesel Engine
414
Underbody Mounted Fuel Filter Replacement — Diesel Engine
415
Priming If The Engine Has Run Out Of Fuel — Diesel Engine
416
Intervention Regeneration Strategy — Message Process Flow (Diesel Engine)
416
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
417
Air Conditioner Maintenance
417
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling — R–1234yf
417
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
418
Accessory Drive Belt Inspection
420
Body Lubrication
420
Windshield Wiper Blades
421
Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
421
Exhaust System
422
Cooling System
423
Engine Coolant Checks
423
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
424
Selection Of Coolant
424
Adding Coolant
424
Cooling System Pressure Cap
425
Disposal Of Used Coolant
425
Checking Coolant Level — 3.6L Engine
425
Checking Coolant Level — 5.7L Engines
426
Cooling System Notes
426
Charge Air Cooler — Inter-Cooler (Diesel Engine)
426
Brake System
427
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
427
Automatic Transmission
428
Special Additives
428
Fluid Level Check
428
Fluid And Filter Changes
428
Selection Of Lubricant
428
Rear Axle And 4x4 Front Driving Axle Fluid Level
429
Drain And Refill
429
Lubricant Selection
429
Transfer Case
429
Fluid Level Check
429
Drain And Refill
429
Selection Of Lubricant
429
Fuses
429
General Information
429
External Power Distribution Center
430
Internal Power Distribution Center
435
Bulb Replacement
440
Replacement Bulbs, Names, And Part Numbers
440
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
442
Base Quad: Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Front Park And Turn — If Equipped
442
Fog Lamps — If Equipped
444
Rear Tail/Stop, Turn Signal And Backup Lamps
444
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL) With Cargo Lamp
445
TIRES
446
Tire Safety Information
446
Tire Markings
446
Tire Sizing Chart
447
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
448
Tire Terminology And Definitions
449
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
450
Loading
450
Tires — General Information
453
Tire Pressure
453
Tire Inflation Pressures
454
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
454
Radial Ply Tires
454
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
455
Tire Spinning
455
Tread Wear Indicators
455
Life Of Tire
456
Replacement Tires
456
Tire Types
457
All Season Tires — If Equipped
457
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
457
Snow Tires
457
Spare Tires — If Equipped
457
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
458
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
458
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
458
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
459
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
459
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
459
Snow Traction Devices
460
Tire Rotation Recommendations
462
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
462
Treadwear
462
Traction Grades
463
Temperature Grades
463
STORING THE VEHICLE
463
BODYWORK
463
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
463
What Causes Corrosion?
464
Body And Underbody Maintenance
464
Cleaning Headlights
464
Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover Care
464
Preserving The Bodywork
464
Washing
464
Fascia/Bumper Care
464
Special Care
465
Spray-On Bedliner – If Equipped
465
INTERIORS
466
Seats And Fabric Parts
466
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
466
Seat Belt Maintenance
466
Plastic And Coated Parts
467
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
467
Leather Surfaces
467
Glass Surfaces
467
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
468
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)
468
BRAKE SYSTEM
468
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
468
Torque Specifications
468
FUEL REQUIREMENTS — GASOLINE ENGINE
469
3.6L Engine
469
5.7L Engine
469
Reformulated Gasoline
470
Materials Added To Fuel
470
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
470
Do Not Use E-85 In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
470
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
470
Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) In Gasoline
471
Fuel System Cautions
471
FUEL REQUIREMENTS – DIESEL ENGINE
471
Diesel Fuel Specifications
472
Biodiesel Fuel Requirements
472
Biodiesel Fuel Properties — Low Ambient Temperatures
473
Fuel Quality — Must Comply With ASTM Standards
473
Fuel Oxidation Stability — Must Use Fuel Within Six Months Of Manufacture
473
Fuel Water Separation — Must Use Mopar® Approved Fuel Filter Elements
473
Fuel In Oil Dilution — Must Adhere To Required Oil Change Interval
473
Biodiesel Fuel Filter Change Intervals
473
FLUID CAPACITIES
474
ENGINE FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
475
CHASSIS FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
478
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
479
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
479
Prepare For The Appointment
479
Prepare A List
479
Be Reasonable With Requests
479
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
479
FCA US LLC Customer Center
479
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
479
Mexico
480
Puerto Rico And US Virgin Islands
480
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
480
Service Contract
480
WARRANTY INFORMATION
481
MOPAR® PARTS
481
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
481
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
481
In Canada
481
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
482
General Information
482
INDEX
483

FAQ about the 2022 RAM 1500 Manual

What contains the 2022 1500 manual?

The RAM 1500 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by RAM to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the RAM 1500. 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 2022 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that RAM 1500 owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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