Ram 1500/2500/3500 Owners & Service Manuals

Ram 1500/2500/3500: Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Installation

To install the Tonneau Cover follow the following steps:

1. Position the folded Tonneau Cover on the truck bed and push the Cover forward against the front of the truck bed. The Tonneau Cover centers itself when placed on the vehicle.

2. Pull down on the first set of clamp handles to release the clamps from the stowed position.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Stowed Position

3. Push clamp wires up and under the flange of box (or flange of Ram Box rail, if equipped) to the semi clamped position.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Semi Clamped Position

4. Push clamp handles upward to the clamped position to properly engage the clamps.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Clamped Position

NOTE: Once clamped, be sure the clamps are not partially clamped to the truck bed flange.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Improper Clamp Position

5. Disengage the stowage straps.

6. Unfold Tonneau Cover to the intermediate position.

NOTE: The vehicle cannot be driven when the Tonneau Cover is in this position.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Intermediate Position (Vehicle Cannot Be Driven)

7. Completely unfold the Tonneau Cover.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Fully Unfolded Position

8. Pull down on the second set of clamp handles to release the clamps from the stowed position.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Stowed Position

9. Push clamp wires up and under the flange of box (or flange of Ram Box rail, if equipped) to the semi clamped position.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Semi Clamped Position

10. Push clamp handles upward to the clamped position to properly engage the clamps.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Clamped Position

NOTE: Once clamped, be sure the clamps are not partially clamped to the truck bed flange.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Improper Clamp Position

The Tonneau Cover clamps can be locked when in the clamped position by placing a lock through the locking hole.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover - If Equipped
Locking Hole

CAUTION! It is the driver's responsibility to ensure the Tonneau Cover is properly installed on the vehicle. Failure to follow this procedure can result in detachment of the Tonneau Cover from the vehicle and/or damage to the vehicle/Tonneau Cover.

Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover Cleaning

For proper cleaning of the Tonneau Cover use MOPAR Whitewall & Vinyl Top Cleaner and MOPAR Leather & Vinyl Conditioner/Protectant.

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