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Old 10-11-2010, 12:27 AM
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I just picked up my new 2011 Ram 2500 on Friday. Nicest truck I've ever owned. It has a feature on it where you have 2 different inflation rates in the tires depending on the load your carrying. I've read the manual but don't quite understand. Am I suppossed to deflat the tires to the low rate then set the button on the dash? If thats so, then when I need to haul a heavy load do I push the button for max load and the tires inflate themselves or does the light just warn me that I need to inflate for a heavy load? I'm a simple man and some of this new technology confuses me.
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I'm not aware of any self-inflation. That's usually a military and high end kind of thing.

What you're looking at is two different tire pressure settings that you need to manually attend to. One for normal daily driving and the other for when carrying a load.
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I have same truck and you have to manualy inflate them. If the tire prssure isnt within 3-5 psi of what load setting your in, the check tire pressure light will come on. I do like the feature even though it takes some getting used to.
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What he ^^^^ said. It's not an automatic system.

I'd talk with the tire manufacturer on what psi should be used for a specific range of loads on the truck...don't just deflate or inflate based on how they look.
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What ^^^^^ they said.
I recently returned my 08 2500 and replaced with my 10 1500. I had the 'light load' feature, and loved it. AS you have been informed above, the system is manual. You will find a tire pressure chart on the B pillar when you open the drivers door. It gives you the 2 different tire pressure levels.
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I don't think I have this on mine, or am I missing something ??????
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Nope! It's only on the HD Rams.....2500 and up.
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