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Old 11-30-2013, 11:46 AM
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There were some previous comments chastising a poster for not reading the manual to get answers. As a new owner of a 2012 Big Horn, I have studied the manual and found it seriously lacking. The manual for my Hyundai Sonata is about 4X as thick and it has additional supplemental guides. I can find nothing that explains the ECO or Fuel Saver functions. Nothing on the MDS: some here say it only works at higher speeds but I find mine also works at very low speeds. I could find nothing on where the trip odometer was--I kept searching the menu for it. Had to ask on this forum to learn where it was. I say shame on RAM for both an incomplete manual and the index in the manual.

I thought I might have an abbreviated manual, but I found the one online is identical so no help there. A comprehensive online manual with a search function would be a great help and very cheap for RAM as they can continue putting out an inferior hard copy.
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There are 3 manuals, the small one is the users guide, the full manual does not come with the truck, you can as a first owner of the truck call Chrysler customer assist and they will send you the 727 page brick for the truck, you can also download the manual in PDF format for free, its located here

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Thanks Asur. As a second owner, I will download the manual. Paul

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I don't know how much different it is from the 2012, but our 2014 manual is brutal. The cd version made for some good laughs too. It's like watching a promo for a nascar event.
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