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Can I tow a 2005 Jeep Wrangler on a tow dolly. I’m towing it…

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Can I tow a 2005 Jeep Wrangler on a tow dolly

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

I’m towing it behind a class A RV and wanted to see if I’d damage it on a tow dolly

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Jeep Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 10 months ago
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Jeep Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 10 months ago

Here are instructions from owners manual on how to tow. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.

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RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.) CAUTION! Internal damage to the transfer case will occur if a front or rear wheel lift is used when recreational towing. NOTE: The transfer case must be shifted into N (Neutral) for recreational towing.

1. Depress brake pedal. 2. Shift automatic transmission into N (Neutral) or depress clutch pedal on manual transmission. 3. Shift transfer case lever into N (Neutral). 4. Start engine.5. Shift automatic transmission into D (Drive) or manual transmission into gear. 6. Release brake pedal and ensure that there is no vehicle movement. 7. Shut the engine off and place the ignition key into the unlocked OFF position. 8. Shift automatic transmission into P (Park). 9. Apply parking brake. 10. Attach vehicle to the tow vehicle with tow bar. 11. Release parking brake.

Shifting Out Of Neutral (N) Use the following procedure to prepare your vehicle for normal usage. 1. Shift automatic transmission into N (Neutral) or depress clutch pedal on manual transmission. 2. Shift transfer case lever into desired position. 3. Shift automatic transmission into D (Drive) or release clutch on manual transmissions.NOTE: When shifting out of transfer case N (Neutral) on automatic transmission equipped vehicles, turning the engine off may be required to avoid gear clash.

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Jeep Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 9 months ago

Ever get it figured out? Please do not forget to rate answer. Thanks.

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