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TOWING CHECKLIST:

  • 1.

    Make sure the tow bar, ball coupler and safety chains are all secured.

  • 2.

    Make sure the ends of the coiled connector cable are securely plugged into the motorhome socket and the towed car socket with the weight of the cable being supported by the tow bar. The pins in the sockets can be spread to make better contact.

  • 3.

    Turn the ignition switch of the towed vehicle to the “UNLOCKEDposition to release the steering wheel lock, if your vehicle has this feature.

  • 4.

    Shift the transmission of the towed vehicle to neutral, “N,” and release the parking brake. Turn the ignition switch back as far as you can. The key is now in the correct position for towing. As long as the transmission is in “N,” the key cannot go into the locked position. This will allow the front wheels to track behind the motorhome while towing and allow no electricity to be drained from the battery. The only exceptions are in the NOTE below.

5.

Lock the doors of the towed vehicle to prevent children or unauthorized persons from operating the controls. This may require having a second

key.

6.

Connect your towed vehicle and start the motor home engine.

The

Green Light” indicates you are ready to travel. Do not tow unless the Green Light is illuminated.

NOTE:

MANY 1996 & NEWER CHRYSLER AND 1997 & NEWER GM

FRONT WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES MAY HAVE TO GO THRU THIS PROCEDURE: To tow and unlock the steering wheel on your vehicle, you must put the ignition switch in the first position on the steering column. When you do this, the odometer and transmission indicator will light up on the dashboard and could drain the power from your battery while towing. To keep the battery from draining, open the hood and open the fuse box and find the “memory” or “hazard” switch/fuse. Then pull the switch/fuse out approx. ¼” to disable the lights on the dashboard. After you have finished towing, simply open the hood, open the fuse box, and push in the memory switch. Everything will be back to normal, with the exception that the radio clock and

stations will need to be reset.

HAPPY MOTORING!

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