Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Installing new gadgets into older truck

asked by on

Is it possible to install the options and packages from a 2016 ram sport into a 2013 ram sport? Convenience group, some tow options, 8.4 navigation, start/stop button, etc......

A: You more than likely cannot move items from...

You more than likely cannot move items from the newer truck to the older one since the computer in the older vehicle cannot operate the newer options for electronic items. The computers on the vehicles are not the same so the parts would likely not function once swapped onto the car.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: No throttle response on 2012 dodge avenger

In the future, please include the motor size. Thanks. Your electronic throttle system consists of the throttle pedal assembly with an accelerator pedal position sensor, the throttle body which consist of a TPS (Throttle Position Sensor), throttle plate actuator,...

Q: Navigation narrow search unavailable - 2015 Infiniti QX60

Hello. The first thing I would try is going into the navigation settings and making sure your default location settings are set up. There may be some sort of setting that allows you to default to a certain state or...

Q: will crank but wont start

Ill try to answer this without getting too technical. Your vehicle uses two network communication circuits, called busses, to communicate with all the different modules. Like any circuit, it requires a complete path with no breaks to operate. It is...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...