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When the System Does Not Seem To Work Properly      The RVC system might not work properly or display a clear image if: • The RVC is turned off. See “Turning the RVC System On or Off” earlier in this section. • It is dark. • The sun or the beam of headlamps is shining...
Weight-Distributing Hitch Adjustment      A. Body to Ground Distance B. Front of Vehicle When using a weight-distributing hitch, the spring bars should be adjusted so the distance (A) is the same after coupling the trailer to the tow vehicle and adjusting...
Turning the System On and Off      The URPA system can be turned on and off using the rear park aid disable button located next to the radio. The indicator light comes on when the system is disabled and turns off when the system is on. When the...
Turning the RVC System On or Off      To turn the RVC system on or off: 1. Shift into P (Park). 2. Press MENU to enter the configure menu options. Turn the Multifunction knob until the Display feature is highlighted and press the Multifunction knob. Or press...
Turning the RVC System On or Off      To turn off the RVC system, press and hold , located on the inside rearview mirror, until the left indicator light turns off. The RVC display is now disabled. To turn the RVC system on, press and hold until the left...
Truck-Camper Loading Information      A vehicle-specific Truck-Camper Loading Information label is attached to the inside of the vehicle's glove box. This label indicates if a slide-in camper can be carried, how much of a load the vehicle can carry, and how to...
Trailer Brake Control Panel      A. Manual Trailer Brake Apply Lever B. Trailer Gain Adjustment Buttons The ITBC system has a control panel located on the instrument panel to the left of the steering column. See Instrument Panel (Base/Uplevel...
Tow/Haul Mode      Pressing this button at the end of the shift lever turns on and off the Tow/Haul Mode. This indicator light on the instrument panel cluster comes on when the Tow/Haul Mode is on. Tow/Haul is a feature that...
Tow/Haul Mode      4-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Transmission Vehicles with an automatic transmission have a Tow/Haul Mode. The Tow/Haul Mode adjusts the transmission shift pattern to reduce shift cycling,...
Tire and Loading Information Label      Label Example A vehicle specific Tire and Loading Information label is attached to the center pillar (B-pillar). With the driver door open, you will find the label attached below the door lock post (striker). The tire...
Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit      1. Locate the statement “The combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs” on your vehicle's placard. 2. Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers that will be riding in your...
StabiliTrak® System      The vehicle has a vehicle stability enhancement system called StabiliTrak. It is an advanced computer-controlled system that assists the driver with directional control of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions....
Erasing Speed Memory      The cruise control set speed is erased from memory by pressing or if the ignition is turned off.
Ending Cruise Control      There are three ways to end cruise control: • To disengage cruise control; step lightly on the brake pedal. • Press on the steering wheel. • To turn off the cruise control, press on the steering wheel.
Setting Cruise Control      If the cruise button is on when not in use, it could get bumped and go into cruise when not desired. Keep the cruise control switch off when cruise is not being used. The cruise control light on the instrument panel cluster...
RVC Location      The camera is located in the bezel for the tailgate handle. This shows the field of view that the camera provides. A. View displayed by the camera A. View displayed by the camera B. Corners of the...
Recovery Hooks      WARNING Never pull on recovery hooks from the side. The hooks could break and you and others could be injured. When using recovery hooks, always pull the vehicle straight out. Notice: Never use recovery hooks to...
Recommended Transfer Case Settings      Notice: Driving on clean, dry pavement in four-wheel drive for an extended period of time can cause premature wear on the vehicle's powertrain. Do not drive on clean, dry pavement in Four-Wheel Drive for extended periods...
Recommended Transfer Case Settings      You can choose among four driving settings: Indicator lights in the dial show which setting you are in. The indicator lights will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition and one will stay on. If the lights do not...
Range Selection Mode (Allison® Transmission or Hydra-Matic® 6-Speed Transmission)      The vehicle may have a Range Selection Mode. The Range Selection Mode helps control the vehicle's transmission and vehicle speed while driving down hill or towing a trailer by letting you select a desired range of gears....
Parking Brake      Set the parking brake by holding the regular brake pedal down, then pushing down the parking brake pedal. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. See Brake System Warning Light on page...
Off-Road Recovery      The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips: 1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the vehicle so that it...
Manual Transfer Case      The transfer case shift lever is on the floor to the right of the driver. Use this lever to shift into and out of Four-Wheel Drive. A Four-Wheel Drive indicator light comes on when you shift into four-wheel...
Loading Points      A. Primary Load Points B. Secondary Load Areas C. Cargo Management Option Holes Structural members (A) and (B) are included in the pick-up box design. Additional accessories should use these load points....