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   ...

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Flat towing
Towing your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground is sometimes called flat towing. This method is sometimes used when towing a vehicle behind a recreational vehicle, such as a motor home. CAUTION Failure to follow these guidelines can result in severe transmission damage. Whenever fl ...

General Precautions
Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal before connecting or disconnecting the CVT assembly harness connector. Because battery voltage is applied to TCM even if ignition switch is turned OFF. When connecting or disconnecting pin connectors into ...

Changing a flat tire
If you have a flat tire, follow the instructions below. Stopping the vehicle 1. Safely move the vehicle off the road and away from traffic. 2. Turn on the hazard warning flashers. 3. Park on a level surface and apply the parking brake. 4. Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) models: Move t ...