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I own a volkswagon gulf tdi 2015. Owners manual says not to

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I own a volkswagon gulf tdi 2015. Owners manual says not to tow anything. I own a teardrop trailer 1700 lbs 200 lbs trailer hitch weight. It has a 6 speed auto transmittion. I can lock the transmittion in 5th or 4th gear going down the highway. What do you think, will it work without hurting my car. I know I have to watch transmittion temp.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  eauto replied 1 year ago.

How much distance and how often will you be towing?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Maybe once a year up to 2000 miles. From arkansas to all parts north and west.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I figured I would have to keep my speed down to 60 or 55 depending on the gear I used.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The volkswagon is a gulf sportswagon.

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