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jmetter1

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I want to tow a car behind a motor home on all four wheels.  I know that the Honda CRV and Fit are authorized by Honda to be towed that fashion and it will not void a warranty.

Does anyone know other manufactures that allow flat towing?

Thanks

Jeff
 

jagnweiner

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Jeff-

If you go to www.remcotowing.com and then to their "application charts", you can look up any make and model to see whether it can be towed flat without modification, towed flat with the addition of a lube pump or driveshaft disconnect, or not flat-towable at all.

Usually, a front wheel drive vehicle with a manual transmission will be towable, as will a manual or automatic 4WD (not AWD) vehicle with a transfer case that can be shifted to neutral (such as Jeep products, 4WD trucks and SUVs, etc.).  There are, however, many exceptions to that general rule.  Automatic 2WD vehicles are more of a mixed bag, some towable, some not, some towable with transmission lube pumps.
 

Gary RV_Wizard

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You can download a list of the flat-towable vehicles for each year, at a cost of $1.99 each.  See http://www.motorhomemagazine.com/download-dinghy-guides/

Many more vehicles can be towed with the addition of a transmission lube pump or drive disconnect. The Remco site will cover those as well.
 

CP

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Jeff,

The Lincoln MKZ hybrid can be towed with all wheels on the ground.

Chuck
 

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jagnweiner said:
Jeff-

If you go to www.remcotowing.com and then to their "application charts", you can look up any make and model to see whether it can be towed flat without modification, towed flat with the addition of a lube pump or driveshaft disconnect, or not flat-towable at all.

Usually, a front wheel drive vehicle with a manual transmission will be towable, as will a manual or automatic 4WD (not AWD) vehicle with a transfer case that can be shifted to neutral (such as Jeep products, 4WD trucks and SUVs, etc.).  There are, however, many exceptions to that general rule.  Automatic 2WD vehicles are more of a mixed bag, some towable, some not, some towable with transmission lube pumps.
Some AWD/4WD vehicles without a shiftable transfer case can also be towed 4-down. We've towed two Remco pump equipped automatic 4WD RAV4's a total of nearly 40,000 miles so far.
 
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