Nissan Juke Service and Repair Manual : Tow Truck Towing

CAUTION:
All applicable state or Provincial laws and local laws regarding the towing operation must be obeyed.

It is necessary to use proper towing equipment to avoid possible damage to the vehicle during towing operation. Towing is in accordance with Towing Procedure Manual at dealer.

Always attach safety chains before towing.

When towing, check that the transmission, steering system and powertrain are in good order. If any unit is damaged, dollies must be used.

Never tow a CVT model from the rear (that is backward) with four wheels on the ground. This may cause serious and expensive damage to the transmission.

2WD MODELS

NISSAN recommends that vehicle be towed with the driving (front) wheels off


NISSAN recommends that vehicle be towed with the driving (front) wheels off the ground or that a dolly be used as illustrated.

CAUTION:
Never tow CVT models with the front wheels on the ground or four wheels on the ground (forward or backward), as this may cause serious and expensive damage to the transmission.

If it is necessary to tow the vehicle with the rear wheels raised, always use towing dollies under the front wheels.

When towing CVT models with the front wheels on towing dollies:

- Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, and secure the steering wheel in a straight ahead position with a rope or similar device.Never secure the steering wheel by turning the ignition switch to the LOCK position. This may damage the steering lock mechanism.

- Move the selector lever to the N (Neutral) position.

When the battery of vehicle equipped with the Intelligent Key system is discharged, your vehicle should be towed with the front wheels on towing dollies or place the vehicle on a flat bed truck.

When towing two wheel drive CVT model with the rear wheels on the ground (if you do not use towing dollies): Always release the parking brake.

4WD MODELS

NISSAN recommends that a dolly be used as illustrated when towing 4WD models.


NISSAN recommends that a dolly be used as illustrated when towing 4WD models.

CAUTION:
Never tow 4WD models with any of the wheels on the ground as this may cause serious and expensive damage to the powertrain.

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