2025 RAM 1500 Owner's Manual

2025 RAM 1500 owners manual
Year:
2025
Make:
RAM
Model:
1500
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
19.26 MB

Table of Contents

SYMBOLS KEY
11
VAN CONVERSIONS/CAMPERS
11
CONSUMER INFORMATION — TRUCK-CAMPER LOADING
11
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
13
SYMBOL GLOSSARY
13
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
18
SMART PHONE AS A KEY — IF EQUIPPED
18
Owner Digital Key Pairing
18
Key Sharing
18
Key Deletion
19
KEYS
19
Key Fob
19
To Lock/Unlock The Doors And Tailgate
20
Using The Panic Feature
20
Key Left Vehicle Feature
20
Air Suspension (Remote Lowering Of The Vehicle) — If Equipped
20
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob
20
Programming And Requesting Additional Key Fobs
22
SENTRY KEY
22
IGNITION SWITCH
22
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ Ignition
22
REMOTE START — IF EQUIPPED
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
VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
25
To Arm The System
26
To Disarm The System
26
Rearming Of The System
26
Security System Manual Override
26
DOORS
26
Manual Door Locks
26
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
27
Power Side Steps — If Equipped
27
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ — Passive Entry
28
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit — If Equipped
29
Automatic Door Locks — If Equipped
29
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
29
STEERING WHEEL
30
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
30
Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
30
DRIVER MEMORY SETTINGS — IF EQUIPPED
31
Programming The Memory Feature
31
Linking And Unlinking The Key Fob To Memory
32
Memory Position Recall
32
SEATS
32
Manual Adjustment Front Seats — If Equipped
32
Manual Front Seat Forward/Rearward Adjustment
32
Manual Front Seat Recline Adjustment
33
Front Bench Seat — If Equipped
33
Manual Adjustment Rear Seats
33
Reclining Rear Seats — If Equipped
33
Second Row 60/40 Folding Seat
34
Power Adjustment Front Seats — If Equipped
34
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
35
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
35
Tilting The Seat Up Or Down
35
Reclining The Seatback
35
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
35
Easy Entry/Exit Seat — If Equipped
36
Power Seat Massage — If Equipped
36
Heated Seats — If Equipped
37
Front Heated Seats — If Equipped
37
Rear Heated Seats — If Equipped
37
Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
37
Front Ventilated Seats
37
Rear Ventilated Seats — If Equipped
38
Plastic Grocery Bag Retainers — If Equipped
38
Head Restraints
38
Front Head Restraints
38
Rear Head Restraints
41
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION — IF EQUIPPED
41
Introducing Voice Recognition
41
Basic Voice Commands
41
Get Started
41
Additional Information
42
DRIVER ADJUSTABLE PEDALS — IF EQUIPPED
42
MIRRORS
43
Inside Rearview Mirror
43
Manual Mirror — If Equipped
43
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
43
Digital Rearview Mirror — If Equipped
43
Illuminated Vanity Mirror — If Equipped
45
Slide-On-Rod Features Of Sun Visor — If Equipped
45
Outside Mirrors
45
Trailer Tow Telescoping Mirrors
45
Outside Mirrors Folding Feature
46
Outside Mirrors With Turn Signal And Approach Lighting — If Equipped
46
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirrors — If Equipped
46
Power Mirrors
47
Power Folding Outside Mirrors — If Equipped
47
Automatic Power Folding Mirrors — If Equipped
47
Power Convex Mirror Switch — If Equipped
48
Forward Utility Lights and Rear Guidance Lights — If Equipped
48
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
49
UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER (HOMELINK®) — IF EQUIPPED
49
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
50
Erasing All The HomeLink® Channels
50
Identifying Whether You Have A Rolling Code Or Non-Rolling Code Device
50
Programming HomeLink® To A Garage Door Opener
50
Programming HomeLink® To A Miscellaneous Device
51
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button
51
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
51
Security
52
Troubleshooting Tips
52
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
52
Headlight Switch
52
Multifunction Lever
53
Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
53
High/Low Beam Switch
54
Automatic High Beam Headlamp Control — If Equipped
54
Flash-To-Pass
54
Automatic Headlights — If Equipped
54
Parking Lights And Panel Lights
54
Automatic Headlights With Wipers
54
Headlight Illumination On Approach
55
Headlight Delay
55
Lights-On Reminder
55
Fog Lights — If Equipped
55
Turn Signals
56
Lane Change Assist — If Equipped
56
Cargo Lights/Trailer Spotter Lights/Trailer Hitch Light With Bed Lights — If Equipped
56
Battery Saver
57
INTERIOR LIGHTS
57
Courtesy Lights
57
Front Map/Reading Lights
57
Dimmer Controls
58
Illuminated Entry
58
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
59
Windshield Wiper Operation
59
Rain Sensing Wipers — If Equipped
59
CLIMATE CONTROLS
60
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
60
MAX A/C Button
60
A/C Button
61
Recirculation Button
61
Auto Button
61
Front Defrost Button
61
Rear Defrost Button
61
Driver And Passenger Temperature Up And Down Buttons
61
SYNC Button
62
Blower Control
62
Mode Control
62
Panel Mode
62
Bi-Level Mode
62
Floor Mode
62
Mix Mode
62
Climate Control OFF Button
62
Manual Climate Control Descriptions And Functions
63
MAX A/C Setting
63
A/C Button
63
Recirculation Button
63
Front Defrost Setting
63
Rear Defrost Button
63
Temperature Control
64
Blower Control
64
Mode Control
64
Panel Mode
64
Bi-Level Mode
64
Floor Mode
64
Mix Mode
64
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
64
Automatic Operation
64
Manual Operation Override
65
Climate Voice Recognition — If Equipped
65
Operating Tips
65
Summer Operation
65
Winter Operation
65
Vacation/Storage
65
Window Fogging
65
Outside Air Intake
65
Cabin Air Filter
65
Stop/Start System — If Equipped
65
Operating Tips Chart
65
INTERIOR STORAGE AND EQUIPMENT
66
Storage
66
Glove Compartment
66
Door Storage — If Equipped
66
Center Storage Compartment — If Equipped
66
Overhead Sunglass Storage
67
Front Bench Seat Storage — If Equipped
68
Rear Console Storage — If Equipped
68
Seatback Storage
68
Second Row In-Floor Storage Bin — If Equipped
68
Storage Under Rear Seat — If Equipped
69
USB/AUX Control
70
Electrical Power Outlets
71
Power Inverter — If Equipped
72
Wireless Charging Pad — If Equipped
73
WINDOWS
75
Power Windows
75
Automatic Window Features
75
Reset Auto-Up
76
Window Lockout Switch
76
Power Sliding Rear Window — If Equipped
76
Wind Buffeting
76
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
76
Single Pane Power Sunroof
76
Opening And Closing The Sunroof
77
Pinch Protect Feature
77
Venting Sunroof
77
Sunshade Operation
77
Ignition Off Operation
78
Sunroof Maintenance
78
Dual Pane Power Sunroof
78
Opening And Closing The Sunroof
78
Opening And Closing The Power Sunshade
78
Pinch Protect Feature
79
Venting Sunroof
79
Ignition Off Operation
79
Sunroof Maintenance
79
HOOD
79
To Open The Hood
79
To Close The Hood
80
TAILGATE
80
Opening
80
Electronic Tailgate Release — If Equipped
80
Closing
81
Power Tailgate— If Equipped
81
Multifunction Tailgate — If Equipped
82
Locking Tailgate
82
Tailgate Removal
82
Installing The Tailgate
85
Bed Step — If Equipped
87
PICKUP BOX
88
Bed Rail Tie-Down System — If Equipped
89
RAMBOX — IF EQUIPPED
90
Locking And Unlocking RamBox
90
RamBox Cargo Storage Bins
90
RamBox Safety Warning
92
RamBox Emergency Release Lever
92
Bed Divider — If Equipped
92
Divider Position
92
Storage Position
93
TRI-FOLD TONNEAU COVER — IF EQUIPPED
94
Tonneau Cover Components
94
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Folding For Driving Or Removal
95
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Installation
98
Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Cleaning
100
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
101
BASE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
101
Base Instrument Cluster Descriptions
102
HIGHLINE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
102
Highline Instrument Cluster Descriptions
103
PREMIUM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
104
Premium Instrument Cluster Descriptions
105
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
106
Instrument Cluster Display Location and Controls
106
Oil Life Reset
108
Display Menu Items
109
Speedometer
109
Driver Assist
109
Vehicle Info
109
Vehicle Info — Base Cluster
109
Vehicle Info — Premium Cluster
110
Fuel Economy
110
Stop/Start — If Equipped
110
Off Road – If Equipped
110
Trip Info
110
Navigation — If Equipped
110
Trailer Tow — If Equipped
110
Audio
111
Stored Messages
111
Settings
111
Head Up Display (HUD) — If Equipped
112
Battery Saver On/Battery Saver Mode Message — Electrical Load Reduction Actions — If Equipped
113
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
114
Red Warning Lights
114
Air Bag Warning Light
114
Brake Warning Light
114
Battery Charge Warning Light
115
Door Open Warning Light
115
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Fault Warning Light
115
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
115
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
115
Hood Open Warning Light
116
Oil Pressure Warning Light
116
Oil Temperature Warning Light
116
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
116
Tailgate Open Warning Light
116
Trailer Brake Disconnected Warning Light
116
Transmission Temperature Warning Light — If Equipped
116
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
116
Yellow Warning Lights
117
Active Driving Assist Fault Warning Light
117
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
117
Air Suspension Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
117
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
117
Electric Park Brake Warning Light
117
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Active Warning Light — If Equipped
117
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Warning Light — If Equipped
117
Fuel Level Sensor Failure Warning Light
117
Low Fuel Warning Light
117
Low Washer Fluid Warning Light — If Equipped
117
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
118
Rear Axle Locker Fault Warning Light — If Equipped
118
Service Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Light — If Equipped
118
Service Stop/Start System Warning Light — If Equipped
118
Service 4WD Warning Light — If Equipped
118
Cruise Control Fault Warning Light
118
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
118
Yellow Indicator Lights
119
Air Suspension Aerodynamic Height Indicator Light — If Equipped
119
Air Suspension Normal Height Indicator Light — If Equipped
119
Air Suspension Off-Road 1 Indicator Light — If Equipped
119
Air Suspension Off-Road 2 Indicator Light — If Equipped
119
Air Suspension Payload Protection Indicator Light — If Equipped
119
Air Suspension Ride Height Raising Indicator Light — If Equipped
119
Air Suspension Ride Height Lowering Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
Cargo Light On Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) Off Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
NEUTRAL Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
Rear Axle Lock Indicator Light
120
Entry/Exit Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
TOW/HAUL Indicator Light
120
Trailer Merge Assist Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
4WD High Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
4WD Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
4WD Low Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
Green Indicator Lights
120
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With Target Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Set With No Target Detected Indicator Light — If Equipped
120
ECO Mode Indicator Light
120
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
121
Parking/Headlights On Indicator Light
121
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
121
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With Premium Instrument Cluster Display
121
Stop/Start Active Indicator Light — If Equipped
121
4WD AUTO Indicator Light — If Equipped
121
White Indicator Lights
121
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Ready Indicator Light — If Equipped
121
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light
121
Cruise Control SET Indicator Light — If Equipped With Base/Midline Instrument Cluster Display
121
Selec-Speed Control (SSC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
121
Blue Indicator Lights
121
High Beam Indicator Light
121
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
122
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
122
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
122
STARTING AND OPERATING
124
STARTING THE ENGINE
124
Automatic Transmission
124
AutoPark
124
Tip Start Feature
125
Keyless Enter ‘n Go™ — Ignition
125
Normal Starting Using ENGINE START/STOP Button
125
Extended Park Starting
126
If Engine Fails To Start
126
After Starting
127
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER — IF EQUIPPED
127
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
127
PARKING BRAKE
127
Electric Park Brake (EPB)
127
Auto Park Brake
129
SafeHold
129
Brake Service Mode
129
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
129
Ignition Park Interlock
130
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) System
130
8-Speed Automatic Transmission
130
Gear Ranges
131
Transmission Limp Home Mode
132
Electronic Range Select (ERS) Operation — If Equipped
133
When to Use TOW/HAUL Mode
133
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
133
Four-Position Electronically Shifted Transfer Case — If Equipped
134
Shifting Procedure
135
2WD To 4WD HIGH
135
2WD Or 4WD HIGH To 4WD LOW
135
Five-Position Electronically Shifted Transfer Case — If Equipped
136
Shifting Procedure
137
2WD To 4WD AUTO Or 4WD LOCK
137
2WD Or 4WD AUTO Or 4WD LOCK To 4WD LOW
138
ACTIVE-LEVEL FOUR CORNER AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
138
Description
138
Air Suspension Modes
139
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
140
Operation
140
ACTIVE-LEVEL FOUR CORNER AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM (OFF-ROAD GROUP) — IF EQUIPPED
140
Description
140
Air Suspension Modes
142
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
142
Operation
142
ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLATION
143
AXLE LOCK SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
143
LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL — IF EQUIPPED
144
POWER STEERING
144
Electric Power Steering
144
STOP/START SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
144
Autostop Mode
144
Possible Reasons The Engine Does Not Autostop
145
To Start The Engine While In Autostop Mode
145
To Manually Turn Off The Stop/Start System
145
To Manually Turn On The Stop/Start System
146
System Malfunction
146
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEMS
146
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
146
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Operation
147
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Menu
147
Activating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
147
To Activate/Deactivate
148
To Set A Desired ACC Speed
148
To Cancel
148
To Turn Off
149
To Resume
149
To Vary The Speed Setting
149
Setting The Following Distance In ACC
150
Overtake Aid
150
ACC Operation At Stop
150
Display Warnings And Maintenance
151
“Wipe Front Radar Sensor In Front Of Vehicle” Warning
151
“Clean Front Windshield” Warning
151
Service ACC/FCW Warning
152
Precautions While Driving With ACC
152
Towing A Trailer
152
Offset Driving
152
Turns And Bends
152
Using ACC On Hills
152
Lane Changing
152
Narrow Vehicles
153
Stationary Objects And Vehicles
153
TRAFFIC SIGN ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
153
Activation/Deactivation
153
Traffic Sign Assist Modes
153
Indications On The Display
154
ROUGH ROAD CRUISE CONTROL (RRCC) — IF EQUIPPED
154
Rough Road Cruise Control (RRCC) Operation
155
To Activate/Deactivate
155
To Set A Desired Speed
155
To Cancel
155
To Resume
155
PARKSENSE FRONT/REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
155
ParkSense Sensors
156
ParkSense Warning Display
156
ParkSense Display
156
Enabling And Disabling Front And/Or Rear ParkSense
158
Service The ParkSense Park Assist System
159
Cleaning The ParkSense System
159
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
159
PARKSENSE ACTIVE PARK ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
160
Enabling And Disabling The ParkSense Active Park Assist System
161
ParkSense Automated Parking — If Equipped
162
Parallel/Perpendicular Parking Space Assistance Operation
162
Exiting A Parking Space
163
Parking Maneuver Paused/Canceled
164
Semi-Automatic ParkSense Active Park Assist — If Equipped
164
Parallel/Perpendicular Parking Space Assistance Operation
165
Exiting A Parking Space
166
BASE ACTIVE DRIVING ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
167
Operation
167
Turning Active Driving Assist On Or Off
168
Indications On The Display
170
System Status
170
System Operation/Limitations
171
HANDS-FREE ACTIVE DRIVING ASSIST SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
171
Operation
171
Hands-Free Sub Features
172
Turning Active Driving Assist On Or Off
174
Indications On The Display
176
System Status
176
System Operation/Limitations
176
ACTIVE LANE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
177
Active Lane Management Operation
177
Turning Active Lane Management On Or Off
178
Active Lane Management Warning Message
178
Changing Active Lane Management Status
179
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
179
SURROUND VIEW CAMERA SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
181
Forward Facing Camera With Tire Lines — If Equipped
183
Turn Signal Activated Blind Spot Assist — If Equipped
183
TRAILER CAMERAS — IF EQUIPPED
183
Trailer Surround View Camera System — If Equipped
183
AUX Camera — If Equipped
185
REFUELING THE VEHICLE
186
VEHICLE LOADING
187
Certification Label
187
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
187
Payload
187
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
187
Tire Size
187
Rim Size
187
Inflation Pressure
187
Curb Weight
188
Loading
188
TRAILER TOWING
188
Common Towing Definitions
188
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
188
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
188
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
188
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
188
Tongue Weight (TW)
188
Trailer Frontal Area
188
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
189
Weight-Carrying Hitch
189
Weight-Distributing Hitch
189
Recommended Distribution Hitch Adjustment
189
Trailer Hitch Type and Maximum Trailer Weight
190
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
190
Trailer And Tongue Weight
190
Trailer Hitch Assist — If Equipped
191
Trailer Reverse Steering Control — If Equipped
192
Towing Requirements
194
Towing Requirements — Tires
195
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
195
Integrated Trailer Brake Module (ITBM) — If Equipped
195
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring
197
Towing Tips
198
Automatic Transmission
198
Tow/Haul Mode
199
Cruise Control — If Equipped
199
Air Suspension System
199
SNOWPLOW
199
Before Plowing
199
Snowplow Prep Package Model Availability
199
Over The Road Operation With Snowplow Attached
200
Operating Tips
200
General Maintenance
200
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME)
200
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
200
Recreational Towing — Two-Wheel Drive Models
201
Recreational Towing — Four-Wheel Drive Models
201
Shifting Into N (Neutral)
201
Shifting Out Of N (Neutral)
202
DRIVING TIPS
203
Driving On Slippery Surfaces
203
Acceleration
203
Driving Through Water
203
Flowing/Rising Water
203
Shallow Standing Water
203
Off-Road Driving Tips
204
After Driving Off-Road
204
MULTIMEDIA
205
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
205
CYBERSECURITY
205
UCONNECT SETTINGS
205
Customer Programmable Features
206
Display
206
Entertainment Screens — If Equipped
208
My Profile
208
Safety/Driving Assistance
210
Clock
212
Phone/Bluetooth®
213
Voice
214
Navigation
214
Trailer Brake/Trailer — If Equipped
214
Camera
215
Mirrors & Wipers
216
Lights
216
Brakes
218
Doors & Locks
218
Seats & Comfort/Auto-On Comfort Systems
219
Key Off Options/Engine Off Options
219
Suspension/Air Suspension
220
Audio
221
Notifications
221
SiriusXM® Setup
222
Accessibility
222
Software Updates
223
System Information
223
Reset/Restore Settings To Default
224
AUX Switches
224
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
225
Radio Operation
225
Media Mode
225
PASSENGER SCREEN — IF EQUIPPED
225
Passenger Screen Permissions
225
Home Screen
226
Audio And Video
227
HDMI Projecting
227
Device Manager
228
Navigation
228
Camera
228
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
229
Regulatory And Safety Information
229
OFF-ROAD PAGES — IF EQUIPPED
229
Off-Road Pages Status Bar
229
Vehicle Dynamics
230
Accessory Gauge
231
Pitch & Roll
232
Suspension — If Equipped
232
Forward Facing Camera— If Equipped
233
TRAILER TOW — IF EQUIPPED
233
Trailer Info
233
Cameras
234
Light Check
235
Setup
235
SAFETY
237
SAFETY FEATURES
237
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
237
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
237
Drowsy Driver Detection (DDD) — If Equipped
237
To Activate/Deactivate
237
System Operation
238
Rear Seat Reminder Alert (RSRA)
238
Electronic Brake Control (EBC) System
238
Brake Assist System (BAS)
239
Brake System Warning Light
239
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
239
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
239
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
239
ESC Operating Modes
240
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
241
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
241
Disabling And Enabling HSA
241
Towing With HSA
241
Rain Brake Support (RBS)
242
Ready Alert Braking (RAB)
242
Selec-Speed Control (SSC) — If Equipped
242
Traction Control System (TCS)
243
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
243
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
243
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)
243
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
245
Blind Spot Modes
246
Turn Signal Activated Blind Spot Assist — If Equipped
246
Trailer Merge Assist — If Equipped
247
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) With Mitigation — If Equipped
248
Turning FCW On Or Off
249
FCW Braking Status And Sensitivity
250
FCW Limited Warning
250
Service FCW Warning
250
Evasive Steering Assist (ESA) — If Equipped
250
Pedestrian Emergency Braking (PEB) — If Equipped
251
Intersection Collision Assist (ICA) — If Equipped
251
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
251
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Low Pressure Warnings
252
Service TPMS Warning
253
Tire Fill Alert
254
Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TTPMS) — If Equipped
254
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
256
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
256
Important Safety Precautions
256
Seat Belt Systems
256
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
257
Lap/Shoulder Belts
257
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
258
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
259
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
259
Seat Belt Extender
260
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
260
Seat Belt Pretensioner
260
Energy Management Feature
260
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR)
260
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
261
Air Bag System Components
261
Air Bag Warning Light
262
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
262
Front Air Bags
262
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
263
Front Air Bag Operation
263
Occupant Classification System (OCS) — Front Passenger Seat
264
Knee Impact Bolsters
267
Supplemental Side Air Bags
267
Air Bag System Components
269
If A Deployment Occurs
269
Enhanced Accident Response System
269
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
270
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
270
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
270
Child Restraints
270
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
271
Infant And Child Restraints
271
Older Children And Child Restraints
272
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
272
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
273
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
274
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
274
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
275
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
275
Center Seat LATCH
276
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
276
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
277
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
277
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
277
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
278
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
279
SAFETY TIPS
280
Transporting Passengers
280
Transporting Pets
281
Connected Vehicles
281
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
281
Seat Belts
281
Air Bag Warning Light
281
Defroster
281
Floor Mat Safety Information
281
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
282
Tires
282
Lights
282
Door Latches
282
Fluid Leaks
282
Exhaust Gas
282
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
283
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
284
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
284
ASSIST AND SOS SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
285
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
287
Preparations For Jacking
287
Jack Location
288
Removal Of Jack And Tools
288
Removing The Spare Tire
289
Jacking Instructions
290
To Stow The Flat Or Spare
292
Reinstalling The Jack And Tools
293
JUMP STARTING
294
Preparations For Jump Start
294
Jump Starting Procedure
295
REFUELING IN EMERGENCY
295
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
296
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
297
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
298
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
298
Two-Wheel Drive Models
299
Four-Wheel Drive Models
299
Emergency Tow Hooks — If Equipped
300
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
300
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
300
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
301
SCHEDULED SERVICING
301
Maintenance Plan
301
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
303
3.0L Engine — Standard Output
303
3.0L Engine — High Output
304
3.6L Engine With Stop/Start
305
Checking Oil Level — 3.0L Engines
307
Checking Oil Level — 3.6L Engine
308
Adding Washer Fluid
308
Maintenance-Free Battery
308
Pressure Washing
309
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
309
Engine Oil
309
Engine Oil Selection
309
American Petroleum Institute (API) Approved Engine Oil
309
Synthetic Engine Oils
309
Materials Added To Engine Oil
309
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
310
Engine Oil Filter
310
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
310
Engine Air Cleaner, Filter Inspection And Replacement
310
Air Conditioner Maintenance
311
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling — R–1234yf
311
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
311
Accessory Drive Belt Inspection
313
Body Lubrication
314
Windshield Wiper Blades
314
Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
314
Exhaust System
315
Cooling System
316
Engine Coolant Checks
316
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
316
Selection Of Coolant
316
Adding Coolant
316
Cooling System Pressure Cap
317
Disposal Of Used Coolant
317
Checking Coolant Level — 3.6L Engine
317
Cooling System Notes
317
Brake System
318
Fluid Level Check — Brake Master Cylinder
318
Automatic Transmission
318
Special Additives
318
Fluid Level Check
318
Fluid And Filter Changes
319
Selection Of Lubricant
319
Rear Axle And 4x4 Front Driving Axle Fluid Level
319
Drain And Refill
319
Lubricant Selection
319
Transfer Case
319
Fluid Level Check
319
Drain And Refill
319
Selection Of Lubricant
319
Fuses
320
General Information
320
Underhood Power Distribution Center
320
Interior Power Distribution Center
325
Auxiliary Switches — If Equipped
328
Bulb Replacement
331
Replacement Bulbs, Names, And Part Numbers
331
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
332
Base Quad: Low Beam Headlamp, High Beam Headlamp, Front Park And Turn — If Equipped
332
Fog Lamps
332
Rear Tail/Stop, Turn Signal And Backup Lamps
332
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL) With Cargo Lamp
333
TIRES
333
Tire Safety Information
333
Tire Markings
333
Tire Sizing Chart
334
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
335
Tire Terminology And Definitions
335
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
336
Loading
336
Tires — General Information
338
Tire Pressure
338
Tire Inflation Pressures
339
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
339
Radial Ply Tires
340
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
340
Tire Spinning
340
Tread Wear Indicators
340
Life Of Tire
341
Replacement Tires
341
Tire Types
341
All Season Tires — If Equipped
341
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
342
Snow Tires
342
Spare Tires — If Equipped
342
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
342
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
342
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
343
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
343
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
343
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
343
Snow Traction Devices
344
Tire Rotation Recommendations
345
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
346
Treadwear
346
Traction Grades
346
Temperature Grades
346
STORING THE VEHICLE
346
BODYWORK
346
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
346
What Causes Corrosion?
347
Body And Underbody Maintenance
347
Cleaning Headlights
347
Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover Care
347
Preserving The Bodywork
347
Washing
347
Fascia/Bumper Care
347
Special Care
348
Spray-On Bedliner – If Equipped
348
INTERIORS
348
Seats And Fabric Parts
348
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
348
Seat Belt Maintenance
349
Plastic And Coated Parts
349
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
349
Leather Surfaces
349
Glass Surfaces
349
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
350
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)
350
BRAKE SYSTEM
350
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
350
Torque Specifications
350
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
351
3.0L High Output Engine
351
3.0L Standard Output Engine
351
3.6L Engine
351
Clean Air Gasoline
351
Reformulated Gasoline
351
Materials Added To Fuel
351
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
352
Do Not Use E-85 In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
352
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) And Liquid Propane (LP) Fuel System Modifications
352
Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT)
352
Fuel System Cautions
352
FLUID CAPACITIES
353
ENGINE FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
353
CHASSIS FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
355
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
356
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
356
Prepare For The Appointment
356
Prepare A List
356
Be Reasonable With Requests
356
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
356
Roadside Assistance
356
FCA US LLC Customer Assistance Center
357
FCA Canada Customer Care
357
Mexico
357
Puerto Rico And US Virgin Islands
357
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
358
Service Contract
358
WARRANTY INFORMATION
358
MOPAR® PARTS
358
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
358
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
358
In Canada
359
Ordering and Accessing Additional Owner’s Information
359
Change Of Ownership Or Address
359
General Information
359
INDEX
361
A
361
B
361
C
362
D
362
E
363
F
363
G
364
H
364
I
364
J
364
K
365
L
365
M
365
N
366
O
366
P
366
R
367
S
367
T
368
U
369
V
370
W
370

FAQ about the 2025 RAM 1500 Manual

What contains the 2025 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 2025 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your RAM 1500
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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