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In purchased a 2018 ford edge and plan to tow it behind

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In purchased a 2018 ford edge and plan to tow it behind motorhome,i read where I must th ake battery cable do they a battery disconnect for this purpose

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hi, I am Mike, welcome. I'm reviewing your question.

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Where did you read this, in your owners manual?

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Page 236 of the owners manual says "

Follow these guidelines if you have a need

for recreational (RV) towing. An example

of recreational towing would be towing

your vehicle behind a motorhome. We

designed these guidelines to prevent

damage to your transmission."

2.0L EcoBoost vehicles with automatic

transmission (6F35) CANNOT be

flat-towed (all wheels on the ground) as

vehicle or transmission damage may occur.

Front-wheel Drive Vehicles

We recommend you tow your vehicle with

the front wheels off the ground by using a

tow dolly, or with all four wheels off the

ground using a vehicle transport trailer. If

you are using a tow dolly, follow the

instructions specified by the equipment

provider.

All-wheel Drive Vehicles

We recommend you tow your vehicle with

all four (4) wheels off the ground using a

vehicle transport trailer. Otherwise, you

cannot recreational tow your vehicle.

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

page 237, "

You can tow your 2.7L EcoBoost or 3.5L

(6F50 or 6F55) equipped vehicle with all

four wheels on the ground.

If you tow your vehicle with all four wheels

on the ground:

• Tow only in the forward direction.

• Release the parking brake."

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Ok, I see where that is mentioned now,

Vehicles with Keyless Start (If

Equipped)

1. Start the vehicle by pressing the brake

pedal, and then pressing the keyless

start button until the vehicle starts.

2. Press the brake pedal and shift the

gearshift into neutral (N).

3. Turn the vehicle off by pressing the

keyless start button once.

4. Disconnect the negative (black) cable

from the battery. You need the door

key to lock and unlock doors when the

battery cable is disconnected. See

Changing the 12V Battery (page 279).

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Ford Mechanic: Mike S., ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Did that answer your question? If so, kindly leave me a positive rating, so I get credit. After all, you have already made the deposit.
If you don't, the deposit you made will just sit there and I won't get my share of it.

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