Nissan Juke Owners Manual : Towing your vehicle

When towing your vehicle, all State (Provincial in Canada) and local regulations for towing must be followed. Incorrect towing equipment could damage your vehicle. Towing instructions are available from a NISSAN dealer. Local service operators are familiar with the applicable laws and procedures for towing. To assure proper towing and to prevent accidental damage to your vehicle, NISSAN recommends that you have a service operator tow your vehicle. It is advisable to have the service operator carefully read the following precautions.

WARNING

Never ride in a vehicle that is being towed.

Never get under your vehicle after it has been lifted by a tow truck.

CAUTION

When towing, make sure that the transmission, axles, steering system and powertrain are in working condition.

If any unit is damaged, dollies must be used.

Always attach safety chains before towing.

For information about towing your vehicle behind a recreational vehicle (RV), see Flat towing  of this manual.

If your vehicle overheats
CAUTION Do not continue to drive if your vehicle overheats. Doing so could cause engine damage or a vehicle fire. To avoid the danger of being scalded, never remove the radiator cap while the ...

Towing recommended by NISSAN
Two-Wheel Drive (2WD) models NISSAN recommends that your vehicle be towed with the driving (front) wheels off the ground or place the vehicle on a flat bed truck as illustrated. CAUTION   ...

Other materials:

Lift gate
WARNING Always be sure the lift gate has been closed securely to prevent it from opening while driving. Do not drive with the lift gate open. This could allow dangerous exhaust gases to be drawn into the vehicle. See Exhaust gas (carbon monoxide)  of this manual. Do not leave chi ...

Audio operation precautions
Radio Place the ignition switch in the ACC or ON position and push the PWR (power/VOL (volume)) control to turn on the radio. If you listen to the radio with the engine not running, the ignition switch should be placed in the ACC position. Radio reception is affected by station signal strength ...

Car phone or CB radio
When installing a car phone or a CB radio in your vehicle, be sure to observe the following precautions, otherwise the new equipment may adversely affect the electronic control modules and electronic control system harness. WARNING   A cellular phone should not be used for any purpose wh ...