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Old 12-08-2010, 07:05 PM
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Post Disabling MDS Per Ram Engineers

This is direct from the chat with the Ram Hemi Engineers.

To disable the MDS, put your shifter from D to 5 (as displayed on the EVIC or cluster). With the console shifter, this is just one hit to the left. With the column shifter you need to push the +- button - one time.

Your trans will still shift up and down automatically through all the gears.

Tow/haul button is not the correct method.
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good to know, Thanks
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Good info RB, thanks for posting. Just to clarify, I thought that when you did this it would down shift automatically however you had to manually upshift.
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It will automatically downshift and upshift to the highest gear you have selected.
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Okay, now that is cool. So all these guys on here complaining about the MDS don't have to worry anymore. They just have to get into the habit of doing this everytime they startup if they really don't want the MDS kicking in.
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That is really cool. Thank you. The MDS drives me nuts. All those ponies held back by a computer.
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ok... this is good if you own an 09 or later but what about us folks that have 08's and MDS....How can we disconnect...???
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ok... this is good if you own an 09 or later but what about us folks that have 08's and MDS....How can we disconnect...???
If you have an 08 then use the tow mode and there is no MDS.
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So by doing this you still are using all of the gears just like normal...only difference is it wont go into MDS mode?
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So by doing this you still are using all of the gears just like normal...only difference is it wont go into MDS mode?
Yes. Just set the shifter so the 5 is showing and leave it there. The trans will downshift and upshift all by itself. If it set at a lower number, say 3 for instance that is the highest gear you will be able to attain without manually moving it up.
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