2023 RAM 2500 3500 Owner's Manual

2023 RAM 2500 3500 owners manual
Year:
2023
Make:
RAM
Model:
2500 3500
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
19.4 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
SYMBOLS KEY
12
VAN CONVERSIONS/CAMPERS
12
CONSUMER INFORMATION — TRUCK-CAMPER LOADING
12
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
14
SYMBOL GLOSSARY
14
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
19
KEYS
19
Key Fob
19
To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Tailgate
19
Using The Panic Feature
20
Key Left Vehicle Feature
20
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob
20
Programming And Requesting Additional Key Fobs
21
SENTRY KEY
22
IGNITION SWITCH
22
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ Ignition
22
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED (GASOLINE)
24
How To Use Remote Start
24
To Exit Remote Start Mode
24
Remote Start Front Defrost Activation — If Equipped
25
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
25
Remote Start Windshield Wiper De-Icer Activation — If Equipped
25
Remote Start Abort Message
25
REMOTE START— IF EQUIPPED (DIESEL)
26
How To Use Remote Start
26
VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
26
To Arm The System
26
To Disarm The System
27
Rearming Of The System
27
Security System Manual Override
27
DOORS
27
Manual Door Locks
27
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
28
Power Side Steps — If Equipped
28
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ — Passive Entry (If Equipped)
28
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit — If Equipped
30
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
30
Child-Protection Door Lock
30
STEERING WHEEL
31
Tilt Steering Column
31
Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
31
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION — IF EQUIPPED
32
Introducing Voice Recognition
32
Basic Voice Commands
32
Get Started
32
Additional Information
33
DRIVER MEMORY SETTINGS — IF EQUIPPED
33
Programming The Memory Feature
33
Linking And Unlinking The Remote Keyless Entry Key Fob To Memory
34
Memory Position Recall
34
SEATS
34
Manual Front Seat Adjustment — If Equipped
34
Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
34
Manual Front Seat Recline Adjustment
35
40-20-40 Front Bench Seat — If Equipped
35
Power Driver Seat Adjustment — If Equipped
35
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
35
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
35
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
35
Reclining The Seatback
36
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
36
Easy Entry/Exit Seat
36
Heated Seats — If Equipped
36
Front Heated Seats
37
Rear Heated Seats
37
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
37
Front Ventilated Seats
37
Head Restraints
38
Front Head Restraints
38
Front Head Restraint Removal
39
Rear Head Restraint Adjustment
39
Rear Head Restraint Removal
39
DRIVER ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
40
MIRRORS
40
Inside Rearview Mirror
40
Manual Mirror — If Equipped
40
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
40
Digital Rearview Mirror — If Equipped
41
Illuminated Vanity Mirror — If Equipped
42
Slide-On-Rod Feature Of Sun Visor — If Equipped
42
Outside Mirrors
43
Trailer Tow Telescoping Mirrors
43
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
44
Outside Mirrors With Turn Signal — If Equipped
44
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
44
Power Mirrors — If Equipped
44
Power Folding Outside Mirrors — If Equipped
45
Automatic Power Folding Mirrors — If Equipped
45
Tilt Side Mirrors In Reverse — If Equipped
46
Power Convex Mirror Switch — If Equipped
46
Forward Utility Lights and Rear Guidance Lights — If Equipped
46
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
47
Universal Garage Door Opener (HomeLink®) — If Equipped
47
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
48
Erasing All The HomeLink® Channels
48
Identifying Whether You Have A Rolling Code Or Non-Rolling Code Device
48
Programming HomeLink® To A Garage Door Opener
48
Programming HomeLink® To A Miscellaneous Device
49
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
49
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
49
Security
50
Troubleshooting Tips
50
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
51
Headlight Switch
51
Multifunction Lever
51
Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) — If Equipped
52
High/Low Beam Switch
52
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control — If Equipped
52
Flash-To-Pass
52
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
52
Directional LED Headlamp System — If Equipped
53
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
53
Automatic Headlights With Wipers
53
Headlight Illumination On Approach
53
Headlight Delay
53
Lights-On Reminder
53
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
54
Turn Signals
54
Lane Change Assist — If Equipped
54
Cargo Lights/Trailer Spotter Lights/Trailer Hitch Light With Bed Lights — If Equipped
54
Battery Saver
55
INTERIOR LIGHTS
55
Courtesy Lights
55
Courtesy/Reading Lights
55
Dimmer Controls
56
Illuminated Entry
57
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
57
Windshield Wiper Operation
57
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
58
CLIMATE CONTROLS
58
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
58
MAX A/C Button
59
A/C Button
59
Recirculation Button
59
Auto Button
59
Front Defrost Button
59
Rear Defrost Button
60
Driver And Passenger Temperature Up And Down Buttons
60
SYNC Button
60
Blower Control
60
Mode Control
60
Panel Mode
61
Bi-Level Mode
61
Floor Mode
61
Mix Mode
61
Climate Control OFF Button
61
Manual Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
61
MAX A/C Setting
61
A/C Button
61
Recirculation Button
62
Front Defrost Setting
62
Rear Defrost Button
62
Temperature Control
62
Blower Control
62
Mode Control
62
Panel Mode
62
Bi-Level Mode
63
Floor Mode
63
Mix Mode
63
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
63
Automatic Operation
63
Manual Operation Override
63
Climate Voice Recognition — If Equipped
63
Operating Tips
63
Summer Operation
63
Winter Operation
63
Vacation/Storage
64
Window Fogging
64
Outside Air Intake
64
Cabin Air Filter
64
Operating Tips Chart
64
INTERIOR STORAGE AND EQUIPMENT
64
Storage
64
Glove Compartment
64
Door Storage
65
Center Storage Compartment — If Equipped
65
Overhead Sunglass Storage
67
Front Bench Seat Storage — If Equipped
67
Seatback Storage — If Equipped
67
Second Row In-Floor Storage Bin — If Equipped
68
Storage Bin (Regular Cab)
68
Fold Flat Load Floor — If Equipped
68
Below Rear Seat Storage (Crew Cab)
69
USB/AUX Control
70
Electrical Power Outlets
71
Power Inverter — If Equipped
72
Wireless Charging Pad — If Equipped
74
WINDOWS
74
Power Windows
74
Automatic Window Features
75
Reset Auto-Up
75
Window Lockout Switch
75
Power Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
76
Manual Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
76
Wind Buffeting
76
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
76
Single Pane Power Sunroof
76
Opening Sunroof
76
Pinch Protect Feature
77
Sunshade Operation
77
Ignition Off Operation
77
Sunroof Maintenance
77
HOOD
77
To Open The Hood
77
To Close The Hood
78
TAILGATE
78
Opening
78
Electronic Tailgate Release — If Equipped
78
Closing
78
Tailgate Removal
78
Disconnecting The Rear Camera And Remote Keyless Entry
79
Bed Step — If Equipped
80
PICKUP BOX
81
Cargo Camera — If Equipped
82
Turning Cargo Camera On Or Off — With Uconnect 5/5 NAV
82
Bed Rail Tie-Down System — If Equipped
83
RAMBOX — IF EQUIPPED
84
Locking And Unlocking RamBox
84
RamBox Cargo Storage Bins
84
RamBox Safety Warning
86
RamBox Emergency Release Lever
86
Bed Divider — If Equipped
87
Divider Position
87
Storage Position
88
TRI-FOLD TONNEAU COVER — IF EQUIPPED
88
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Removal
88
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Installation
90
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Cleaning
93
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
94
MIDLINE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — GAS ENGINE
94
Midline Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Gas Engine
95
HIGHLINE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — GAS ENGINE
96
Highline Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Gas Engine
97
PREMIUM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — GASOLINE
98
Premium Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Gasoline
99
MIDLINE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — DIESEL ENGINE
100
Midline Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Diesel Engine
101
HIGHLINE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — DIESEL ENGINE
102
Highline Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Diesel Engine
103
PREMIUM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — DIESEL
104
Premium Instrument Cluster Descriptions — Diesel
106
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
106
Instrument Cluster Display Location and Controls
106
Custom Tile Configuration — If Equipped
108
Oil Life Reset
109
Display Menu Items
109
Speedometer
109
Driver Assist — If Equipped
109
Vehicle Info
110
Midline or Highline Cluster
110
Premium Cluster
110
Off Road
110
Fuel Economy — If Equipped
111
Trip A/Trip B
111
Navigation — If Equipped
111
Trailer Tow
111
Audio
111
Messages
111
Settings — If Equipped
112
Midline or Highline Cluster
112
Premium Cluster
113
Commercial Settings — If Equipped
113
Diesel Messages And Warnings — 6.7L Cummins® Diesel Engine
113
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Messages
113
Cold Ambient Derate Mode Messages
115
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Warning Messages
115
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Fault Warning Messages
116
Battery Saver On/Battery Saver Mode Message — Electrical Load Reduction Actions — If Equipped
116
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
117
Red Warning Lights
117
Air Bag Warning Light
117
Brake Warning Light
117
Battery Charge Warning Light
118
Door Open Warning Light
118
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
118
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
118
Hood Open Warning Light
119
Oil Pressure Warning Light
119
Oil Temperature Warning Light
119
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
119
Trailer Brake Disconnected Warning Light
119
Transmission Temperature Warning Light
119
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
119
Yellow Warning Lights
119
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
119
Air Suspension Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
119
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
120
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Active Warning Light — If Equipped
120
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Warning Light — If Equipped
120
LaneSense Warning Light — If Equipped
120
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light
120
Low Fuel Warning Light
120
Low Coolant Level Warning Light
120
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Warning Light — If Equipped
120
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
120
Rear Axle Locker Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
121
Service Forward Collision (FCW) or Pedestrian Emergency Braking (PEB) Warning Light — If Equipped
121
Service LaneSense Warning Light — If Equipped
121
Service 4WD Warning Light — If Equipped
121
Cruise Control Fault Warning Light
121
Sway Bar Fault Warning Light
121
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
121
Yellow Indicator Lights
122
Air Suspension Alternate Trailer Height Indicator Light — If Equipped
122
Air Suspension Bed Lowering Mode Indicator Light — If Equipped
122
Air Suspension Payload Protection Indicator Light — If Equipped
122
Air Suspension Ride Height Raising Indicator Light — If Equipped
122
Air Suspension Ride Height Lowering Indicator Light — If Equipped
122
Cargo Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Cold Ambient Derate Mode Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Diesel Exhaust Brake Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) or Pedestrian Emergency Braking (PEB) Off Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Front And Rear Axle Lock Indicator Light
123
Low Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
NEUTRAL Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Rear Axle Lock Indicator Light
123
4WD Lock Indicator Light
123
4WD Low Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
4WD High Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Snowplow Mode Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Sway Bar Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
TOW/HAUL Indicator Light
123
Trailer Merge Assist Indicator Light — If Equipped
123
Water In Fuel Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
Wait To Start Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
Green Indicator Lights
124
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With Target Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With No Target Detected Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
Cruise Control Set Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
Automatic Diesel Exhaust Brake Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
ECO Mode Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
124
Parking/Headlights On Indicator Light
124
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
124
White Indicator Lights
125
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Ready Indicator Light — If Equipped
125
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light
125
Hill Descent Control (HDC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
125
LaneSense Indicator Light — If Equipped
125
Blue Indicator Lights
125
High Beam Indicator Light
125
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
125
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
126
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
126
STARTING AND OPERATING
127
STARTING THE ENGINE — GASOLINE ENGINE
127
Automatic Transmission
127
Tip Start Feature
127
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ — Ignition
127
Normal Starting Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
127
AutoPark — Rotary Shifter and 8-Speed Transmission Only
128
Extended Park Starting
129
If Engine Fails To Start
130
Cold Weather Operation (Below –22°F Or −30°C)
130
After Starting
130
STARTING THE ENGINE — DIESEL ENGINE
130
Automatic Transmission
131
Tip Start Feature
131
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ — Ignition
131
Normal Starting
131
Using The ENGINE START/STOP Button
131
To Turn Off The Engine Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
131
ENGINE START/STOP Button Functions — With Driver’s Foot OFF The Brake Pedal (In PARK Or NEUTRAL Position)
131
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ Starting Procedure — Engine Manifold Air Temperature 0° F To 66° F (–18° C to 19° C)
132
Extreme Cold Weather
132
Normal Starting Procedure — Engine Manifold Air Temperature Above 66° F (19° C)
132
Starting Procedure — Engine Manifold Air Temperature 0°F To 66°F (–18°C to 19°C)
133
Starting Procedure — Engine Manifold Air Temperature Below 0°F (-18°C)
134
Starting Fluids
134
NORMAL OPERATION — DIESEL ENGINE
135
Cold Weather Precautions
135
Fuel Operating Range
135
Engine Oil Usage
136
Winter Front Cover Usage
136
Battery Blanket Usage
136
Engine Warm-Up
136
Engine Idling
136
Idle-Up Feature
137
Noise
137
Stopping The Engine
137
Idle Shutdown
138
Programmable Maximum Vehicle Speed
138
Operating Precautions
138
Avoid Overheating The Engine
138
Avoid Low Coolant Temperature Operation
138
Cooling System Tips
138
Do Not Operate The Engine With Low Oil Pressure
138
Do Not Operate The Engine With Failed Parts
138
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
139
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS — GASOLINE ENGINE
139
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS — DIESEL ENGINE
139
PARKING BRAKE
140
DIESEL EXHAUST BRAKE — ENGINE BRAKING (IF EQUIPPED)
141
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
142
Ignition Park Interlock
142
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) System
143
8-Speed Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
143
Gear Ranges
143
Transmission Limp Home Mode
144
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
145
When to Use TOW/HAUL Mode
145
6-Speed Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
146
Gear Ranges
146
Transmission Limp Home Mode
148
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation
148
Overdrive Operation
149
When To Use TOW/HAUL Mode
149
Torque Converter Clutch
149
AUXILIARY SWITCHES — IF EQUIPPED
150
ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLATION
150
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
150
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (8-Speed Transmission) — If Equipped
150
Shifting Procedure
152
2WD To 4WD HIGH
152
2WD Or 4WD HIGH To 4WD LOW
152
Electronically Shifted Transfer Case (6-Speed Transmission) — If Equipped
153
Shifting Procedure
154
2WD To 4WD HIGH
154
2WD Or 4WD HIGH To 4WD LOW
155
Manually Shifted Transfer Case — If Equipped
155
Shifting Procedure — Manually Shifted Transfer Case
156
2H To 4H
156
2H Or 4H To 4L
156
Transfer Case Position Indicator Light
157
AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
157
Description
157
Air Suspension Modes
157
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
158
Operation
158
AXLE LOCKER SYSTEM —IF EQUIPPED
158
STABILIZER/SWAY BAR SYSTEM — POWER WAGON ONLY
159
SAFE OFF-ROAD DRIVING — POWER WAGON, REBEL OR OFF-ROAD PACKAGE EQUIPPED ONLY
160
Off-Road Driving Tips And Vehicle Characteristics
160
Skid Plates And Underbody Protection
161
Ramp Travel Index (RTI)
161
Water Fording Characteristics
161
Simultaneous Brake And Throttle Operation
161
The Basics Of Off-Road Driving
161
When To Use Low Range
161
Driving In Snow, Mud And Sand
161
Crossing Obstacles (Rocks And Other High Points)
162
Using A Spotter
162
Crossing Large Rocks
162
Crossing A Ravine, Gully, Ditch, Washout Or Rut
163
Crossing Logs
163
Getting High Centered
163
Hill Climbing
163
Driving Through Water
164
Airing Down For Off-Road Driving
165
Vehicle Recovery
166
After Driving Off-Road
167
LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL
168
WINCH USAGE — IF EQUIPPED
168
Things To Know Before Using Your Winch
168
General Winch Information
168
Tensioning The Winch Rope
168
Low Voltage Interrupt
168
Understanding The Features Of Your Winch
169
Winch Accessories
169
Operating Your Winch
170
General Information
170
Vehicle Recovery Using The Winch
170
Rigging Techniques
174
How To Change The Pulling Direction
174
Increasing Pulling Power
175
Double Line
175
HYDRAULIC POWER STEERING
175
Hydraulic Power Steering Fluid Check
175
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEMS — IF EQUIPPED
176
Cruise Control
176
To Activate
176
To Set A Desired Speed
176
To Vary The Speed Setting
176
To Accelerate For Passing
177
Using Cruise Control On Hills
177
To Resume Speed
177
To Deactivate
177
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
177
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
178
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
178
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
178
To Activate/Deactivate
179
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
179
To Cancel
179
To Turn Off
180
To Resume
180
To Vary The Speed Setting
180
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
181
Overtake Aid
181
ACC Operation At Stop
181
Display Warnings And Maintenance
182
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
182
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
182
Service ACC/FCW Warning
183
Precautions While Driving With ACC
183
Towing A Trailer
183
Offset Driving
183
Turns And Bends
183
Using ACC On Hills
183
Lane Changing
184
Narrow Vehicles
184
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
184
PARKSENSE FRONT/REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
185
ParkSense Sensors
185
ParkSense Warning Display
185
ParkSense Display
185
Enabling And Disabling Front And/Or Rear ParkSense
188
Service The ParkSense Front/ Rear Park Assist System
188
Cleaning The ParkSense System
188
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
188
LANESENSE — IF EQUIPPED
189
LaneSense Operation
189
Turning LaneSense On Or Off
189
LaneSense Warning Message
190
Changing LaneSense Status
191
Turn Signal Activated Blind Spot Assist — If Equipped
191
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
192
SURROUND VIEW CAMERA SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
193
TRAILER CAMERAS — IF EQUIPPED
198
Trailer Surround View Camera System
198
AUX Camera
201
ENGINE RUNAWAY — DIESEL ENGINE
201
REFUELING THE VEHICLE — GASOLINE ENGINE
202
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
202
REFUELING THE VEHICLE — DIESEL ENGINE
203
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
203
System Overview
203
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Storage
204
Adding Diesel Exhaust Fluid
204
DEF Fill Procedure
204
VEHICLE LOADING
205
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
205
Payload
205
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
206
Tire Size
206
Rim Size
206
Inflation Pressure
206
Curb Weight
206
Loading
206
TRAILER TOWING
206
Common Towing Definitions
206
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
206
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
206
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
207
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
207
Tongue Weight (TW)
207
Trailer Frontal Area
207
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
207
Weight-Carrying Hitch
207
Weight-Distributing Hitch
207
Recommended Distribution Hitch Adjustment
208
Fifth-Wheel Hitch
209
Gooseneck Hitch
209
Trailer Hitch Type and Maximum Trailer Weight
210
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
210
Trailer And Tongue Weight
210
Trailer Reverse Steering Control — If Equipped
211
Towing Requirements
214
Towing Requirements — Tires
215
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
215
Integrated Trailer Brake Module (ITBM) — If Equipped
215
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
217
Towing Tips
219
Automatic Transmission
219
Tow/Haul Mode
219
Cruise Control — If Equipped
219
Air Suspension System
219
SNOWPLOW
219
Before Plowing
219
Snowplow Prep Package Model Availability
220
Over The Road Operation With Snowplow Attached
220
Operating Tips
220
General Maintenance
220
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME)
221
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
221
Recreational Towing — Two-Wheel Drive Models
222
Recreational Towing — Four-Wheel Drive Models
222
Shifting Into N (Neutral)
223
Shifting Out Of N (Neutral)
224
DRIVING TIPS
225
Driving On Slippery Surfaces
225
Acceleration
225
Driving Through Water
225
Flowing/Rising Water
225
Shallow Standing Water
225
Off-Road Driving Tips
226
After Driving Off-Road
226
MULTIMEDIA
227
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
227
CYBERSECURITY
227
UCONNECT SETTINGS
228
Customer Programmable Features
228
Display
229
My Profile
230
Safety/Driving Assistance
233
Clock & Date
235
Phone/Bluetooth®
236
Voice
237
Navigation — If Equipped
238
Trailer Brake/Trailer — If Equipped
238
Camera
240
Mirrors & Wipers
241
Lights
242
Brakes
243
Doors & Locks
243
Seats & Comfort/Auto-On Comfort Systems
244
Key Off Options/Engine Off Options
245
Suspension/Air Suspension
246
Audio
247
Notifications
248
SiriusXM® Setup
249
Software Updates — If Equipped
250
System Information
250
Reset
251
UCONNECT INTRODUCTION
252
System Overview
252
Safety And General Information
254
Safety Guidelines
254
Safe Usage Of The Uconnect System
254
Care And Maintenance
254
UCONNECT MODES
255
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
255
Radio Operation
255
Media Mode
255
Radio Mode
255
Radio Controls
255
Radio Voice Commands
257
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio Mode — If Equipped
257
Replay
259
Favorites
260
Browse In SXM
260
Setting Presets
261
Audio Settings
261
Media Mode
263
Operating Media Mode
263
Audio Source Selection
263
Types of Media Modes
263
USB Mode
263
Bluetooth® Mode
263
AUX Mode
263
Media Voice Commands
265
Phone Mode
265
Overview
265
Phone Operation
266
Operation
266
Natural Speech
266
Help Command
267
Cancel Command
267
Pair (Link) Uconnect Phone To A Mobile Phone
267
Connecting To A Particular Mobile Phone Or Audio Device After Pairing
268
Disconnecting or Deleting A Phone Or Audio Device
268
Making A Phone Or Audio Device A Favorite
269
Phonebook Download (Automatic Phonebook Transfer From Mobile Phone) — If Equipped
269
Managing Your Favorites — If Equipped
269
To Remove A Favorite — If Equipped
269
Phone Call Features
270
Call Controls
270
Key Pad Number Entry
270
Recent Calls — If Equipped
270
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — No Call Currently In Progress
270
Answer Or Ignore An Incoming Call — Call Currently In Progress
271
Do Not Disturb
271
Place/Retrieve A Call From Hold
271
Making A Second Call While Current Call Is In Progress
271
Toggling Between Calls
271
Join Calls
272
Call Termination
272
Redial
272
Call Continuation
272
Advanced Phone Connectivity
272
Transfer Call To And From Mobile Phone
272
Things You Should Know About Uconnect Phone
272
Voice Command
272
Bluetooth® Communication Link
274
Power-Up
274
CONNECTED VEHICLE SERVICES — IF EQUIPPED
274
Is My Vehicle Connected?
274
Introduction To Connected Vehicle Services
274
SiriusXM Guardian™ Contact Information
274
What Is SiriusXM Guardian™?
274
Activation — If Equipped
275
Included Trial Period For New Vehicles
275
Features And Packages
275
Getting Started With Connected Vehicle Services
275
Download The Vehicle Branded App
275
Using Your Owner’s Site
276
Using SiriusXM Guardian™
277
SOS Call — If Equipped
277
Automatic SOS — If Equipped
279
Remote Commands
279
Remote Door Lock/Unlock
280
Remote Vehicle Start
280
Remote Horn & Lights
281
Assist — If Equipped
281
Send & Go — If Equipped
282
Vehicle Finder
282
4G Wi-Fi Hotspot — If Equipped
283
Stolen Vehicle Assistance — If Equipped
284
Monthly Vehicle Health Report — If Equipped
284
Vehicle Health Alert —If Equipped
284
In-Vehicle Notifications — If Equipped
285
Amazon Alexa Skill — If Equipped
285
Family Drive Alerts — If Equipped
285
SmartWatch Integration — If Equipped
286
Manage My SiriusXM Guardian™ Account
286
CONNECTED SERVICES FAQs
286
Connected Services SOS FAQs — If Equipped
286
Connected Services Remote Door Lock/Unlock FAQs
286
Connected Services Roadside Assistance FAQs
287
Connected Services Send & Go FAQs — If Equipped
287
Connected Services Vehicle Finder FAQs
287
Connected Services Stolen Vehicle Assistance FAQs — If Equipped
288
Connected Services Remote Vehicle Start FAQs
288
Connected Services Remote Horn & Lights FAQs
288
Connected Services Account FAQs — If Equipped
289
Data Collection & Privacy
290
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
290
Regulatory And Safety Information
291
OFF-ROAD PAGES — IF EQUIPPED
291
Off-Road Pages Status Bar
292
Vehicle Dynamics
293
Accessory Gauge
294
Pitch & Roll
295
Suspension
296
Forward Facing Camera
296
SAFETY
297
SAFETY FEATURES
297
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
297
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
297
Rear Seat Reminder Alert (RSRA)
298
Electronic Brake Control (EBC) System
298
Brake Assist System (BAS)
298
Brake System Warning Light
298
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
298
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
299
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
299
ESC Operating Modes
300
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
300
Hill Descent Control (HDC) — If Equipped
301
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
302
Disabling And Enabling HSA
302
Towing With HSA
303
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
303
Traction Control System (TCS)
303
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
303
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
303
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) — If Equipped
303
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
306
Blind Spot Modes
306
Trailer Merge Assist
307
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation — If Equipped
308
Turning FCW On Or Off
309
FCW Braking Status And Sensitivity
310
FCW Limited Warning
310
Service FCW Warning
310
Pedestrian Emergency Braking (PEB) — If Equipped
310
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
311
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Low Pressure Warnings
312
Service TPMS Warning
313
Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TTPMS) — If Equipped
314
Tire Fill Alert
316
Selectable Tire Fill Alert (STFA)
316
Tire Pressure Information System (TPIS) 3500 Series Trucks
317
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
317
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
317
Important Safety Precautions
318
Seat Belt Systems
318
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
318
Lap/Shoulder Belts
319
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
320
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
321
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
321
First Row Center Seat Belt Operating Instructions (Regular Cab Only)
322
First Row Center Lap Belt Operating Instructions — If Equipped
323
Seat Belt Extender
323
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
323
Seat Belt Pretensioner
324
Energy Management Feature
324
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) — If Equipped
324
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
325
Air Bag System Components
325
Air Bag Warning Light
325
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
326
Front Air Bags
326
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
327
Front Air Bag Operation
327
Knee Impact Bolsters
328
Supplemental Side Air Bags
328
Air Bag System Components
330
If A Deployment Occurs
330
Enhanced Accident Response System
330
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
331
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
331
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
332
Child Restraints
332
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
333
Infant And Child Restraints
333
Older Children And Child Restraints
334
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
335
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
336
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
336
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
336
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
339
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
339
Center Seat LATCH
340
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
340
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
341
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
341
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
342
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
343
Installing A Child Restraint With A Cinching Latch Plate (CINCH) — If Equipped:
344
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
344
SAFETY TIPS
348
Transporting Passengers
348
Transporting Pets
348
Connected Vehicles
348
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
348
Seat Belts
348
Air Bag Warning Light
348
Defroster
348
Floor Mat Safety Information
348
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
349
Tires
349
Lights
350
Door Latches
350
Fluid Leaks
350
Exhaust Gas
350
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
350
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
351
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
351
ASSIST AND SOS SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
351
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
354
Preparations For Jacking
355
Jack Location
355
Removal Of Jack And Tools
355
Removing The Spare Tire
356
Jacking Instructions
357
To Stow The Flat Or Spare
360
Reinstalling The Jack And Tools
361
Hub Caps/Wheel Covers — If Equipped
362
JUMP STARTING
363
Preparations For Jump Start
363
Jump Starting Procedure
363
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
364
6–Speed Transmission
364
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
365
8–Speed Transmission
365
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
366
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
367
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
368
Two-Wheel Drive Models
369
Four-Wheel Drive Models
369
Emergency Tow Hooks — If Equipped
370
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
370
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
370
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
371
SCHEDULED SERVICING
371
Maintenance Plan — Gasoline Engine
373
Maintenance Plan — Diesel Engine
375
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
379
6.4L Gasoline Engine
379
6.7L Diesel Engine — 6-Speed 68RFE
380
6.7L Diesel Engine — 6-Speed AS69RC HD
381
Checking Oil Level
382
Adding Washer Fluid
382
Maintenance-Free Battery
382
Pressure Washing
383
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
383
Engine Oil
383
Engine Oil Selection — Gasoline Engine
383
Engine Oil Selection — Diesel Engine
383
American Petroleum Institute (API) Approved Engine Oil
383
Synthetic Engine Oils
384
Materials Added To Engine Oil
384
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
384
Engine Oil Filter
384
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
384
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection And Replacement — Gasoline Engine
384
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Inspection and Replacement — Diesel Engine
385
Air Conditioner Maintenance
386
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling — R-134a — (If Equipped)
386
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling — R-1234yf — (If Equipped)
386
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
386
Accessory Drive Belt Inspection
388
Draining Fuel/Water Separator Filter — Diesel Engine
389
Engine Mounted Fuel Filter Replacement — Diesel Engine
390
Underbody Mounted Fuel Filter Replacement — Diesel Engine
391
Priming If The Engine Has Run Out Of Fuel — Diesel Engine
392
Intervention Regeneration Strategy — Message Process Flow
392
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)
393
Body Lubrication
393
Windshield Wiper Blades
393
Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
394
Exhaust System
395
Cooling System
396
Engine Coolant Checks
396
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
396
Selection Of Coolant
397
Adding Coolant
397
Cooling System Pressure Cap
398
Disposal Of Used Coolant
398
Checking Coolant Level — 6.4L Engine
398
Cooling System Notes
398
Charge Air Cooler — Inter-Cooler
398
Brake System
399
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
399
Automatic Transmission
399
Special Additives
399
Fluid Level Check — 8-Speed Transmission
400
Fluid Level Check — 6-Speed Transmission
400
Fluid And Filter Changes — 8-Speed Transmission
401
Fluid And Filter Changes — 6-Speed Transmission
401
Selection Of Lubricant
401
Rear Axle And 4x4 Front Driving Axle Fluid Level
401
Drain And Refill
402
Lubricant Selection
402
Transfer Case
402
Fluid Level Check
402
Drain And Refill
402
Selection Of Lubricant
402
Noise Control System Required Maintenance & Warranty
402
Required Maintenance For Noise Control Systems
402
Tampering With Noise Control System Prohibited
403
Noise Emission Warranty
403
Fuses
405
General Information
405
Power Distribution Center
405
Bulb Replacement
412
Replacement Bulbs, Names, And Part Numbers
412
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
413
Base Quad: Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Front Park And Turn — If Equipped
413
Fog Lamps — If Equipped
415
Rear Tail/Stop, Turn Signal And Backup Lamps
416
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL) With Cargo Lamp
416
Cab Top Clearance Lamps — If Equipped
417
Rear Lamp Bar ID Marker (Dual Rear Wheels) — If Equipped
417
Side Marker Lamps (Dual Rear Wheels) — If Equipped
418
TIRES
418
Tire Safety Information
418
Tire Markings
418
Tire Sizing Chart
419
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
420
Tire Terminology And Definitions
421
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
422
Loading
422
Tires — General Information
423
Tire Pressure
423
Tire Inflation Pressures
424
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
425
Radial Ply Tires
425
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
425
Tire Spinning
425
Tread Wear Indicators
426
Life Of Tire
426
Replacement Tires
426
Tire Types
427
All Season Tires — If Equipped
427
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
427
Snow Tires
427
Spare Tires — If Equipped
427
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
428
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
428
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
428
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
428
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
429
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
429
Snow Traction Devices
429
Tire Rotation Recommendations
432
Dual Rear Wheels — If Equipped
433
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
434
Treadwear
434
Traction Grades
434
Temperature Grades
435
STORING THE VEHICLE
435
BODYWORK
435
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
435
What Causes Corrosion?
435
Body And Underbody Maintenance
436
Cleaning Headlights
436
Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover Care — If Equipped
436
Preserving The Bodywork
436
Washing
436
Fascia/Bumper Care
436
Special Care
437
Spray-On Bedliner – If Equipped
437
INTERIORS
437
Seats And Fabric Parts
437
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
438
Seat Belt Maintenance
438
Plastic And Coated Parts
438
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
438
Leather Surfaces
439
Glass Surfaces
439
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
440
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)
440
BRAKE SYSTEM
440
Hydraulic Brake Assist — If Equipped
440
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
440
Torque Specifications
440
FUEL REQUIREMENTS — GASOLINE ENGINE
442
6.4L Engine
442
Reformulated Gasoline
442
Materials Added To Fuel
442
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
443
Do Not Use E-85 In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
443
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
443
Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) In Gasoline
443
Fuel System Cautions
443
FUEL REQUIREMENTS – DIESEL ENGINE
444
Fuel Specifications
444
Biodiesel Fuel Requirements
445
Pickup Models
445
Fuel Quality — Must Comply With ASTM Standards
445
Fuel Oxidation Stability — Must Use Fuel Within Six Months Of Manufacture
445
Fuel Water Separation — Must Use Mopar®/Cummins® Approved Fuel Filter Elements
445
Biodiesel Fuel Properties — Low Ambient Temperatures
445
Fuel In Oil Dilution — Must Adhere To Required Oil Change Interval
445
FLUID CAPACITIES
446
ENGINE FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
448
CHASSIS FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
450
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
451
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
451
Prepare For The Appointment
451
Prepare A List
451
Be Reasonable With Requests
451
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
451
Roadside Assistance
451
FCA US LLC Customer Center
453
FCA Canada Customer Care
453
Mexico
453
Puerto Rico And US Virgin Islands
453
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
453
Service Contract
453
WARRANTY INFORMATION
454
MOPAR® PARTS
454
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
454
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
454
In Canada
454
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
455
GENERAL INFORMATION
455
Change Of Ownership Or Address
456
GENERAL INFORMATION
456
INDEX
457

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  • Maintenance for your RAM 2500 3500, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
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  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
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