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How Do I Prepare My Car for Winter?
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How to Buy a Good Quality Roadside Emergency Kit
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5 Essential Items to Keep In Your Car
A first aid kit, jumper cables, a tool kit, a flashlight, and a spare fuel can are five of the most important things you should keep in your car.
How to Make an Emergency Stop in Your Car
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How to Quickly Stop a Runaway Toyota Prius
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How to Handle Out-of-Town Breakdowns
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How to Create an Emergency Kit for Your Car
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How to Start a Car by Pushing
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How to Escape from the Trunk of a Car
Trunks have emergency release latches inside that open them. If you are stuck in a car trunk, kick out the backseat or the tail light and signal help.
5 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
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5 Essential Things to Know About Roadside Emergency Kits
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How do I use the Uconnect emergency assistance?
If you are in an emergency and unable to access your cell phone, you can use Uconnect, as long as your phone is paired with the Uconnect system. To use emergency assistance, press the Uconnect phone button, which is located...
Where are the jack and the emergency tools located?
All of the emergency tools, and the jack, are located under the front passenger seat. To access the emergency tools, use your hands to remove the plastic cover at the base of the passenger seat. Then, pull out the jack...
Where is the spare tire?
The spare tire sits under the bed of the truck, at the very rear. It is easy to remove the spare tire with your hands. Just use the jack handle to winch the tire down and unhook it from the...
How do I use the emergency release in the RamBox side storage unit?
The RamBox side storage units have an emergency release, in case of an event where someone gets locked in the box. To use the emergency release, pull on the glow in the dark tag inside the storage unit, and the...
How do I turn on the hazard lights in a 2012 Dodge Ram?
In the event of an emergency, you should always turn on your hazard lights. Your hazard light switch is placed in the instrument panel; press the button once to turn on your hazard lights, and a second time to turn...
Where are the spare tire and jack?
The spare tire and jack are located in the trunk. To access them, open the trunk, remove the cargo cover (if extended), and lift up the luggage floor board.
How do I turn on the hazard lights?
The hazard lights are an important safety feature. When the hazards are turned on, all four turn signal lights flash simultaneously, to alert surrounding drivers that there may be an emergency. To turn on the hazard lights, press the Hazard...
How do I manually release the trunk?
If a discharged battery is keeping the trunk from being able to open, you can manually open it. Just follow these steps: 1. Enter the trunk area through the main cabin. 2. Use a safe and suitable tool to remove...
How do I use the emergency flashers?
The emergency flashers are a very important safety and emergency feature. When you turn them on, all of your turn signals simultaneously flash, alerting surrounding drivers that you are in an emergency. To turn on the emergency flashers, press the...
Where is the car jack located?
The car jack is located with your spare tire, in the trunk. To access the jack, open the trunk, and remove the luggage floor cover.
Where is the spare tire located?
The spare tire is located with your car jack, in the trunk. To access the spare tire, open the trunk, and remove the luggage floor cover.
How do I turn on the hazard lights in a 2012 Ford Explorer?
The hazard warning flashers are an important safety feature. When the hazards are turned on, all four of your turn signals will simultaneously flash, to alert surrounding cars and pedestrians that you may be in an emergency, or that your...
Where are the spare tire and jack?
Your vehicle comes with a spare tire and a jack, in case of roadside emergencies. To locate the tire and jack, follow these steps: 1. Return the third row seating to the upright position, if it is not already. 2....
How do I use the emergency trunk release?
The emergency trunk release is an important safety feature that can help you if you are ever stuck in the trunk. The emergency release hangs from the top of the trunk, and glows in the dark. If you are ever...
How do I use the hazard flashers?
The hazard flashers are an important safety feature. When the hazards are turned on, all four turn signal lights will flash. This alerts surrounding drivers and pedestrians that you may be in an emergency situation, or simply that your car...
How do I steer when in an emergency?
Driving in an emergency can be stressful to say the least. Here are some vehicle steering tips to keep in mind in the event of an emergency situation: Steering around a problem or crash may be more effective than...
What should I do if I lose control?
Losing control of your vehicle can be frightening to say the least. If your vehicle begins to skid, there are three types of skidding it could be: The “braking skid” in which the wheels will not be rolling The...
What do if I am stuck?
It is not uncommon for any vehicle to get stuck when driving through materials such as sand, mud, ice, or snow. If your vehicle does become stuck, there are two ways you may attempt to free your car yourself before...
Where are the jack and spare tire?
The jack and spare tire are needed if you get a flat tire. They are both located in the trunk, underneath the luggage box cover.
Turn signals and emergency flashers not working
This is most likely due to a blown fuse or because the device that flashes the lights has failed. The component that flashes the lights interrupts the electricity flow to the lights to make them flash. This "flasher" as it...

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