Ram Truck School of Towing: YouTube How To Towing Videos

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Ram trucks are capable of towing just about anything, so to make things even easier, Ram created a how-to-video series on YouTube for Ram owners. The Ram School of Towing videos showcase what owners can do with a Ram truck with a step-by-step guide, we hope it’s easy for you to handle your Ram truck.

How to Connect a Fifth Wheel in 9 Steps
5th wheel hitch is used for towing much heavier loads, Ram has made it easier for owners to enjoy using their horseshoe-shaped hitch on their own without the assistance of anyone else. To learn how you can hitch an RV in 5 easy steps.Though the video lists five steps, there are some details that require their own step; follow this list to succeed at connecting a fifth wheel.

1. Put chock blocks in between your trailer tires, so they don’t move when connecting to your Ram truck.

2. An RV will most likely not weigh more than the Ram 3500’s 30,000 pound towing capabilities.Go right on ahead.

3. Grease the locking plate on the hitch, the black plate on top of the hitch. Lubing this area is important for when the kingpin and patch connect.

4. Unlock the latching mechanism, make sure the trailer is high enough for the hitch plate to slide underneath and catch the kingpin. (You can raise or lower the landing legs on the landing legs control pad if you need)

5. Back up your truck so you can connect with the kingpin. The exclusive Ram cargo camera will make backing up your truck into the kingpin much easier. Once the cage connects with the slot, automatically the device will connect and lock them together.

6. Double check that the kingpin is locked by setting into the drive gear and moving forward slightly, when you’re sure it’s connected, place your Ram in park.

7. Connect the safety chains to the trailer wiring and brake way switch.

8. Raise the trailer bank legs so your truck can support the trailer weight. Then close your tailgate.

9. Make sure your brakes work properly and check the trailer brake is secure from your touchscreen monitor inside your cabin. Move the truck slowly and make sure all lights and brakes work properly.
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How to Connect a Receiver Hitch in 9 easy steps

1. Put chock blocks in between your trailer tires, so they don’t move when connecting to your Ram truck.

2. Insert the draw bar and lock it in place. Just insert the pin and secure it with the counter pin.

3. Back up the truck till the hitchball aligns.

4. Crank the trailer jack down till the ball is covered. You’ll hear a snap once the connection has become stabilized.

5. Continue cranking the jack until the it’s at the up-most position.

6. Now you can release the trailer jack and lock it into place.

7. Connect your safety cables. Make sure your cross the cables under and through the harness and that you only connect them to the safety hooks.

8. Plug in the wires for your lights and brakes.

9. Once everything is connected, make sure your brakes work properly and check the trailer brake is secure from your touchscreen monitor inside your cabin. Move the truck slowly and make sure all lights and brakes work properly.

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