How to Use the Gear Limit on a RAM 1500

2022 RAM 1500 Towing

Maybe, like a lot of Leominster drivers, you’ve been busying learning how to use all of the useful features on your new truck and have discovered the gear limit button on the 2022 Ram 1500. What is gear limit on theRAM 1500 used for? It’s used to set the highest gear the transmission is allowed to engage in. Why would you want to do that? We’ll talk about that below, as well as discuss how to use the gear limit on the RAM 1500.



What is the Gear Limit on the RAM 1500 Used For?

So, the gear limit feature allows the driver to set the upper limit to how high the transmission can shift. Why would you ever want to do that? What is the gear limit on the RAM 1500 used for on our Fitchburg roads? This feature is designed to be used when you need to limit your truck’s speed but don’t want to keep engaging your brakes. This would most commonly come up when towing, especially when towing downhill. Here are some scenarios in which some drivers have chosen to use the gear limit button on the 2022 RAM 1500:

  • Going downhill while towing
  • Going uphill while towing
  • Off-roading
  • Driving on slippery roads

How to Use Gear Limit on the RAM 1500

So, now that you see the use of the gear limit button on the 2022 RAM 1500, you might be thinking this feature could be useful to you. Here’s how to use it:

  • Press the “+” or “-“ buttons on the side of the steering wheel while the truck is in Drive
  • The actual gear that the transmission is in should display in the instrument panel.
  • Use the “+” and “-“ buttons to set the highest gear you want the transmission to engage.

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