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I have the factory Laramie mirrors. I am waiting for the power chrome folding tow mirrors to come in as part of my original purchase (I had them add it into the price). Is anyone aware of an option where the tow mirrors power fold as opposed to manual fold? I love the look of what came on the truck but have to tow a 31' camper so kind of need tow mirrors. However, the tow mirrors will stick out a couple inches more on both sides making it hard to get into tight spaces. If the mirrors were power fold as opposed to manual fold this would be the best of both worlds. Thanks in advance for any info anyone has on this topic. Moved up from an 04 Tundra and I really love this Ram so far.
 
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You say you are waiting for the power chrome folding tow mirrors to come in. So, you mean the power tow mirrors with manual fold?

I've heard there is a power folding mirror but can't confirm it nor do I know if it's a power folding tow mirror.
 

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I researched this pretty well when I ordered my RAM 2500 with the Laramie package. I also wanted the power folding mirrors but, there was no option to add them. Mine are heated, power adjustable, chrome, tow mirrors with puddle lights and turn signals. They are great but they do stick out there when folded upright for towing. I never have seen an option for power folding but, somone said later it was only an option on the 3500 series. I have not seen proof its even offered on those yet.
 

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My understanding was that there is a power folding option (but didnt see it called out when I built my truck).

This folds the mirror arms in not flip the mirror up for "towing". I cant remember where I ran across it, but I recall that between the left & right mirror selector buttons there would be a button. You would press this once to fold the mirrors in...press again to open them back up.

I wish I was at home to look at my truck. I don't know if I had that button on my truck.
 

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I did some looking around at my 2500 brochure. There are options for the Laramie crew/mega cab. The 1st one in bold is standard. The 2nd one is options. With that being said yet the power folding is now an option. An a minimum you would need a new switch pack & mirrors...its possible the wires are already in the harness. Also a reprogram of the computer might be required.

— Power multifunction trailer tow, heated, manual folding, chrome, includes position
memory, exterior courtesy lamps and supplemental turn signal (GPC)


— Power folding multifunction trailer tow, heated, chrome, includes position memory,
exterior courtesy lamps and supplemental turn signal (GP2)
 

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I did some looking around at my 2500 brochure. There are options for the Laramie crew/mega cab. The 1st one in bold is standard. The 2nd one is an option. With that being said yet the power folding is now an option. An a minimum you would need a new switch pack & mirrors...its possible the wires are already in the harness. Also a reprogram of the computer might be required.

— Power multifunction trailer tow, heated, manual folding, chrome, includes position
memory, exterior courtesy lamps and supplemental turn signal (GPC)


— Power folding multifunction trailer tow, heated, chrome, includes position memory,
exterior courtesy lamps and supplemental turn signal (GP2)
 

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I sat at the computer while my dealer entered my order and there was no option (GP2) to choose/select, even though we saw it in the 2500 brochure also. Someone else at the dealership said it was a 3500 series only option, which does not make sense but, I would not bank on the wires being there. :4-dontknow:
 

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Thanks everyone for the info. I will just have to fold them in manually or get a house with a bigger garage.
 

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Our 2008 F250 has them, just flip a switch and they fold in to pull into garage or just fold so people can walk past easier when [arked in a parking lot. It seems that Dodge would have caught up after 3 years, handy feature to have that is used daily I might add.
 

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When I built my truck it stated that I would get "multifunction power folding mirrors" / " auto dimming exterior mirrors". when I received my truck the window sticker stated "exterior mirrors with memory". I don't have any of these.I went to the dealer today and showed him the print out of my order and the window sticker. He looked puzzeld and said there nothing he could do. He told me to phone Chrysler. What!? He also said that I was the only customer that seemed to have this issue. WTF!! How can they run a business like this. I told him to phone Chrysler and find out for me, I'm the customer here. I'll be waiting for his reply. Just so you know, I ordered the chrome towing mirrors.
 

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Power folding mirrors are supposed to be an option for 2012...... all other years are power mirror glass/manual folding. However I don't think I would want this option as a tow mirror is like 700 bucks per side already, I can't imagine how much it would be with power fold.
 

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When I built my truck it stated that I would get "multifunction power folding mirrors" / " auto dimming exterior mirrors". when I received my truck the window sticker stated "exterior mirrors with memory". I don't have any of these.I went to the dealer today and showed him the print out of my order and the window sticker. He looked puzzeld and said there nothing he could do. He told me to phone Chrysler. What!? He also said that I was the only customer that seemed to have this issue. WTF!! How can they run a business like this. I told him to phone Chrysler and find out for me, I'm the customer here. I'll be waiting for his reply. Just so you know, I ordered the chrome towing mirrors.
Bert, you don't have mirror memory along with seat & pedal memory? Do you have the two buttons on the left side of the driver's seat?
 

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I don't have power pedals I didn't order this as an option, and I don't have memeory buttons on my seat. Did anybody get these options on their truck? Or is Chrysler just misleading the consumer. If you build the Big horn on the web site you will see that you get exterior auto dimming mirrors, and multifunction power folding mirrors. I know that the power folding feature is kind of misleading because of the way it's worded, apparently it means power functions with manual fold.
 

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I don't have power pedals I didn't order this as an option, and I don't have memeory buttons on my seat. Did anybody get these options on their truck? Or is Chrysler just misleading the consumer. If you build the Big horn on the web site you will see that you get exterior auto dimming mirrors, and multifunction power folding mirrors. I know that the power folding feature is kind of misleading because of the way it's worded, apparently it means power functions with manual fold.
If there was a (comma) before folder (ie power, folding mirrors...) then I would agree. Since there isn't a comma there it leads the consumer to believe the mirrors as indeed "power folding", not "power, folding".
I'm pretty sure it is power folding as there is a place to have the switch on the door panel.
 

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I will be at the dodge dealership in the morning for tire rotate and oil change I will be asking about power swing mirrors for my 2010 Laramie 2500 , I really would like them added, since its a pain in the A-- to get out everytime to get in the garage.
I will send you all a message about his tomorrow.
Thanks again for the replies on this , appricate your time.
 

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Was at the dealer this morning , I checked on power fold out mirrors , they have no information on anything, I also called a buddy of mine , he will look into them, and will post any info then.
Thx for everyone help.
 

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2011 MY saw the introduction of several new models: Big Horn, Outdsoorsman, Longhorn and Express, and for 2012 MY, we’re continuing to add value and features to Canada’s #3 Selling Vehicle!
6-speed Automatic replaces 5-speed Automatic with 4.7L & 5.7L HEMI® V8
Industry Exclusive RamBox now available on 6’4” Reg Cab & Quad Cab Models!*
• RamBox is now available for a special price on both 5’7” and 6’4” models!!
New Ram Brand Steering Wheel with Cruise Control on the Front
New Monotone Paint option for Ram Outdoorsman & Longhorn
• Provides added appeal by offering both a distinctive two-tone and monotone appearance
• Longhorn Monotone: replaces White Gold Running Boards with Mopar Tubular Side Steps, and new forged polished wheels*
• Longhorn Two-Tone: receives new 20-inch wheels with White Gold pockets*
New Power Folding Trailer Tow Mirrors & Chrome Bodyside Moulding*
Black Grille replaces Bright Grille on ST* (SXT remains Bright Grille/Bumpers) Standard Rear Backup Camera on Laramie, replacing Rear Park Assist Sensors
Note: RBZ & RHB are on restriction at launch until approx. Dec. production
• RHR – Premium Navigation is now standard on Laramie & Longhorn
• RES – Base Single CD is now standard on Sport; RHR is optional (if you want a touch screen radio, you must separately code RHR)

Right from the horse's mouth.....mind you this is for Canada. RHB radio is 430N
 

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Power folding mirrors

Here it is, almost a year later, and guessw what? I asked the dealer parts about power folding mirrors to be ordered on a new truck or purchased thru dealer for later install. After amost 20 minutes of computer staring and book lookup, he didn't have a clue!! Said Dodge doesn't have such a thing!! I really like my 2011 Ram, but.......
 

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I see several articles from 2010 online that state that power folding mirrors will be new for the 2011 rams but there are also articles that state that for the 2013 "Among the new convenience features are power-folding mirrors"
 
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