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I will be towing a travel trailer with my 2015 ram 5.7. do I…

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I will be towing...

I will be towing a travel trailer with my 2015 ram 5.7 . do I need to use a different oil so it will run cooler and what about the transmission

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

About 4000 ago

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?

Im not hav e heard all sorts of things I should do

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

What about those programers?

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Dodge Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello I will help,

As long as you stay withing the towing limits of the vehicle you can use the the normal fluids. If you are doing a lot of towing I suggest using full synthetic fluids as they stand up under increased heat and pressure a little better than conventional but other than that this vehicle was engineered to handle the loads involved with towing a trailer.

The "programmers" can make a difference if it is the full setup and not just a "chip" but the tune from the factory is good for normal towing.

Please let me know what further questions you have. If nothing further please complete the rating

Thanks

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