Ram 1500/2500/3500 Owners & Service Manuals

Ram 1500/2500/3500: Soft-Keys - Safety & Driving Assistance

After pressing the "Safety & Driving Assistance" soft-key the following settings will be available.

  • Park Assist

The Rear Park Assist system will scan for objects behind the vehicle when the transmission shift lever is in REVERSE and the vehicle speed is less than 11 mph (18 km/h). The system can be enabled with Sound Only or Sound and Display. To change the Park Assist status, touch and release the "Sound Only" or the "Sounds and Display" soft-key. Then touch the back arrow soft-key.

Refer to "ParkSense Rear Park Assist" in "Understanding The Features Of Your Vehicle" for system function and operating information.

  • Tilt Mirrors In Reverse

When this feature is selected, the outside sideview mirrors will tilt downward when the ignition is in the RUN position and the transmission shift lever is in the REVERSE position. The mirrors will move back to their previous position when the transmission is shifted out of REVERSE. To make your selection, touch the "Tilt Mirrors In Reverse" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to setting, showing that setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • ParkView Backup Camera

Your vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView Rear Back Up Camera that allows you to see an on-screen image of the rear surroundings of your vehicle whenever the shift lever is put into REVERSE. The image will be displayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a caution note to "check entire surroundings" across the top of the screen. After five seconds, this note will disappear. The ParkView camera is located on the rear of the vehicle above the rear License plate. To make your selection, touch the "ParkView Backup Camera" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the setting, indicating that the setting had been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • ParkView Camera Delay

When this feature is enabled, it will allow the ParkView Backup Camera display to remain on while in drive for up to 10 seconds, or 8 mph. To make your selection, touch the "ParkView Backup Camera Delay" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the setting, indicating that the setting had been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • ParkView Backup Camera Static Gridlines

Your vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView Rear Back Up Camera Static Guidelines that allows you to see straight grid line overlay over the ParkView Back up camera display whenever the shift lever is put into REVERSE. The image will be displayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a caution note to "check entire surroundings" across the top of the screen. After five seconds, this note will disappear. To make your selection, touch the "ParkView Backup Camera Static Gridlines" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the setting, indicating that the setting had been selected.

Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • ParkView Backup Camera Fixed Guidelines

Your vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView Rear Back Up Camera Fixed Guidelines that allows you to see Fixed Guidelines over the ParkView Back up Camera display whenever the shift lever is put into REVERSE.

The image will be displayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a caution note to "check entire surroundings" across the top of the screen. After five seconds, this note will disappear. To make your selection, touch the "ParkView Backup Camera Fixed Guidelines" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the setting, indicating that the setting had been selected.

Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • ParkView Backup Camera Active Guidelines

Your vehicle may be equipped with the ParkView Rear Back Up Camera Active Guidelines that allows you to see Active (Dynamic) Guidelines which deflect with steering wheel angle over the ParkView Back up Camera display whenever the shift lever is put into REVERSE. The image will be displayed on the radio touchscreen display along with a caution note to "check entire surroundings" across the top of the screen. After five seconds, this note will disappear. To make your selection, touch the "ParkView Backup Camera Active Guidelines" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the setting, indicating that the setting had been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • ParkSense Front Park Assist Chime Volume

Front Park Assist chime volume settings can be selected from the EVIC or Uconnect System (if equipped). The chime volume settings include LOW, MEDIUM, and HIGH. The factory default volume setting is MEDIUM.

Refer to "EVIC settings" or "Uconnect Settings" in "Understanding Your Instrument Panel" for further information.

  • ParkSense Rear Park Assist Chime Volume

Rear Park Assist chime volume settings can be selected from the EVIC or Uconnect System (if equipped). The chime volume settings include LOW, MEDIUM, and HIGH. The factory default volume setting is MEDIUM.

Refer to "EVIC settings" or "Uconnect Settings" in "Understanding Your Instrument Panel" for further information.

  • Rain Sensing Auto Wipers

When this feature is selected, the system will automatically activate the windshield wipers if it senses moisture on the windshield. To make your selection, touch the "Rain Sensing" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the setting, showing that setting has been selected.

Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • Hill Start Assist - If Equipped

When this feature is selected, the Hill Start Assist (HSA) system is active. Refer to "Electronic Brake Control System" in "Starting And Operating" for system function and operating information. To make your selection, touch the "Hill Start Assist" soft-key, until a check-mark appears next to the setting, showing that the setting has been selected. Touch the back arrow soft-key to return to the previous menu.

  • Four Corner Air Suspension Modes - If Equipped

There are four air suspension modes designed to protect the system in unique situations. Tire Jack Mode is selected to assist in changing a spare tire. Transport Mode is selected to assist when the vehicle is being flat bed towed. Wheel Alignment Mode is selected before performing a wheel alignment, refer to your authorized dealer for information. Protection Mode will automatically be selected to "protect" the air suspension system when the payload has been exceeded or load leveling cannot be achieved.

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