Nissan Murano: Towing a trailer / Flat towing for all–wheel drive vehicle (if so equipped)

Nissan Murano 2015-2024 Owners Manual / Technical and consumer information / Towing a trailer / Flat towing for all–wheel drive vehicle (if so equipped)

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.
  • Never flat tow your All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicle.
  • DO NOT tow your All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicle with any wheels on the ground. Doing so may cause serious and expensive damage to the powertrain.
  • For emergency towing procedures refer to “Towing recommended by NISSAN” in the “In case of emergency” section of this manual.

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