How do I find the owner’s manual?

How do I find the owner’s manual?
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Your owner’s manual will help you solve almost any problem you’re having with your car. You can find it in the glove compartment, in front of the passenger seat.

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Ram discontinued all manual transmission truck production and sales in America in 2019. You can still find new models, but they`re outdated by a couple of years. If you`re set on having a Ram with a manual transmission, you`re more likely to find pre-owned options.
You can turn off MDS in a Ram 1500 temporarily and permanently. To disable MDS temporarily, shift into the highest gear. To do so permanently, you must either use a tuner or upgrade to a performance camshaft.
The MDS system can be identified in two ways. The first is by removing the intake manifold and inspecting the valley. In the valley you will find either MDS solenoids or MDS block off plugs. Block off plugs indicate the engine is non-MDS, or that the MDS was deleted.
Put the key in the ignition and rotate forward two clicks to the “On” position that makes the dashboard light up, but don`t try starting the car. Leave the key there for 15 minutes; it doesn`t always take that long, but it can. After that time, check to see if the anti-theft light has gone out, if one was lit up.
The main reason automatics have taken over, however, is demand. Demand for manual transmissions is so low that the expense of research and development, meeting regulations and having a supply chain costs manufacturers more to make and maintain than they are worth.
Does Dodge still make a manual? Yes, Dodge does still make manual vehicles—three different models, in fact. So, if you`re looking for a roaring Challenger, a shifty Dart, or an absolute beast-of-a-roadster in the Dodge Viper, and in stick shift? You are in luck!
Chrysler Group is now the first to offer MDS in a pickup truck – the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. The company was the first to offer cylinder deactivation in an SUV with the introduction of MDS in the 2005 HEMI-powered Jeep® Grand Cherokee.
Chrysler`s Multi-Displacement System (MDS) is an automobile engine variable displacement technology. It debuted in 2005 on the 5.7 L modern Hemi V8.
MDS stands for Multi Displacement System, which when at highway speed will shut down to use only four cylinders instead of all 8 to save on fuel consumption. When you step on the gas to climb a hill or pass another vehicle or just to hear that HEMI Roar, the other 4 cylinders will automatically kick back in.
Most consumer RAM modules will come with a label to identify the type of RAM it is. Typically, these labels will either be a sticker applied directly to the stick of RAM, engraved onto the fancy heat spreader on higher-performance modules, or may be printed directly onto the circuit board.
Your Ford Anti-Theft System is designed to activate when someone tries to start your car with a false key or some other nefarious method. The system detects the false key and shuts off the power supply to the engine, so the vehicle won`t start.
Insert the key into the ignition and turn it to the on position, which activates your accessories but not the engine. Leave the key in position for about 10 – 15 minutes. Step 3: Check the anti-theft light again. If it`s no longer blinking, turn the key back to the Off position and allow it to set for a minute or two.
A manual transmission in semi-trucks is a gearbox system where the driver uses a clutch and gear shift to change speeds, slow down, and control the vehicle. This transmission system allows truckers to choose different gear ratios to drive the rig.
Modern vehicles come in two different transmission types – automatic or manual. In a manual transmission, the driver is responsible for shifting the gears, while in a vehicle with an automatic transmission, the car does the shifting for you.
More Control – Perhaps the number one reason drivers prefer the manual transmission is the sense of control they feel over the vehicle. A stick-shift can give drivers an advantage in bad weather conditions or on a hill, as they can shift to the best gear at will.
By 2010, there wasn`t a half-ton available with a manual transmission. The heavy-duty trucks lost their manual option next, with Ram holding out until the 2018 model year.
The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will once again be available with a six-speed manual transmission for 2023. Dodge quietly (and temporarily) dropped the manual option at some point last year. The 2023 model year will be the last for the Challenger and Charger.
Fourth Generation, 2009 – Present

While the Ram Trucks brand separated from Dodge in 2011, this truck lives on.

In 2009, Dodge`s parent company, Chrysler, decided to make RAM a standalone marque. But both Dodge and RAM are owned by the Chrysler group, which is itself a subsidiary of Stellantis.
Yes there is. And yes you should. The 5.7 does have MDS and does deactivate cylinders. It does have an eco icon.
The MDS will be in a truck like a Ram with a Hemi for better fuel economy. Disabling the MDS can give you full engine power (maximum horsepower and torque) if you need it. If you want to permanently disable the MDS, buy a tuner. Otherwise it will take a few seconds to temporarily disable it.
5.7L HEMI® V8

The 5.7L V8 HEMI® engine is available only on the R/T trim This engine offers 370 horsepower with 395 lb-ft of torque.

To disable the auto start stop feature on your RAM 1500, start by locating the button on the dashboard above the infotainment screen. Look for an uppercase letter A with a refresh circle around it, along with the word OFF.
During MDS activation, cylinders 1, 4, 6, and 7 are shut down in order, with one cylinder being deactivated every 180 degrees of crankshaft rotation.

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I cant find my owners manual for my 2004 toyota avalon xls and i have a question. I did a trip using trip a for a total of 19.7 mi
ANSWER : Hi there. If I understand your question correctly, you are saying that you completed a driving test; selecting trip "A" for the ride out and trip "B" for the ride back. Once you arrived back home, trip "A" was 39.2, which would be the distance of both individual trips. This is natural if the trip "A" was not deactivated or cleared when you started trip "B". When you begin a "trip" rating, it will continue until you shut off or clear that individual trip. The multiple trip settings is typically used to measure individual distances from one point to another. So, essentially, the trip meter will continue to add miles until it is deactivated; even if a second trip is activated. If you can’t find the owner manual, you can buy a new one from a dealership or even download them online in most cases.

Driver having trouble finding cabin filter & air filter
ANSWER : After a quick search it seems there are a few options available online. The vehicle service manual much like the ones the technicians at the dealership are available for purchase online. For the best results, inquire for an official copy from the dealership. You could also try to turn to videos to see if you can find visuals for tooling with the cabin and air filters. If you decide that you’d rather have this service taken care of for you, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to replace the cabin and air filter at your home or office.

Gear shift slips over to Manual Transmission without touching. I have to hold it to keep it in Automatic.
ANSWER : Hi there. All automatic transmissions require transmission fluid for them to work. In your engine compartment by the right side next to the radiator area, there is a box in front of the air filter housing. Remove that box and below the air filter housing you will see the dipstick to the transmission. For the transmission not staying in automatic mode and conveying over to the manual mode only, the shifter has either broke inside or the circuitry has a short in the shifter housing. I recommend replacing the shifter assembly with a new one. If you need further assistance with your shifter not selecting automatic mode, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

VW TDI GolfSportswagen 2015 buying a Manual vs DSG transmissions. I love driving manual. What are the pros/cons?
ANSWER : Hi there. In general, Volkswagen transmissions (both automatic and manual) are typically built very well and tend to hold up for extended periods. The key with any transmission is to ensure proper service and maintenance is completed. In regards to the costs of operation, over time the automatic transmission tends to be less expensive. Modern manual transmissions also require routine service, but the most costly repair will be the clutch system; especially if you drive frequently in traffic or city, stop-and-go driving. In the end, both transmissions on these vehicles will have about equal costs of maintenance and repairs – with a slight edge going to the manual for cost-effectiveness. One thing to consider also is fuel economy. The manual transmission tends to get worse fuel economy across the board due to driving style.

How do I find the owner’s manual?
ANSWER : Your owner’s manual will help you solve almost any problem you’re having with your car. You can find it in the glove compartment, in front of the passenger seat.

I have a 2014 Dodge advenger se and dont know why i can not find the mileage gauge to find iut my mileage on my car . where is it
ANSWER : The odometer or mileage gauge is always located on the dashboard of the vehicle within the instrument cluster. If the odometer cannot be seen it is possible that the digital read out of the gauge has failed. The reason the gauge failed could be one of two reasons. Either the instrument cluster has a malfunction causing this to occur or the vehicle speed sensor has failed. If the vehicle speed sensor has failed, the speedometer would also be affected. I would recommend having your vehicle speed sensor checked for proper function by a certified technician. Consider YourMechanic as this service can be done at your home or office.

Looking to install an A/C system in a 2007 GMC Sierra work truck. Any idea where I can find a shop manual or video tutorials?
ANSWER : Hi there. The best thing to do is locate a 2007 GMC 1500 Sierra that has a complete A/C system and take pictures of the entire system. Then you can go and buy all of the parts needed to install the complete A/C system. If you are wanting a way to install the parts with a catalog, then you can visit LMC TRUCK which will have all the part numbers and the parts to order or cross reference to buy for your A/C system. If you need further assistance with installing the A/C system, then I recommend seeking out a local technician to help you with this installation.

Switch to Manual mode, but gears don’t seem to change any more in that mode
ANSWER : This is an internal problem with the shift switch on the transmission selector. The transmission would need to be tested to see if it is a defective selector switch or a transmission valve body problem. The system would need to be tested since the system goes through the transmission control module, and sends signals on the computer network to the dash display. If the system is in failure mode, then it may not let you go into manual mode. Have your gear shifting issue checked just incase the transmission has an internal failure.