Infiniti QX: Flat towing - Towing a trailer - Technical and consumer information - Infiniti QX Owner's ManualInfiniti QX: 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 flat towing your vehicle, always tow forward, never backward.
► DO NOT tow any automatic transmission vehicle with all four wheels on the ground (flat towing). Doing so WILL DAMAGE internal transmission parts due to lack of transmission lubrication.
► DO NOT tow an Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) vehicle with any of the wheels on the ground. Doing so may cause serious and expensive damage to the powertrain.
► For emergency towing procedures refer to “Towing recommended by INFINITI” in the “6. In case of emergency” section of this manual.

Automatic Transmission

Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) models:

Do not tow a 4WD vehicle with any of the wheels on the ground.

Two-Wheel Drive (2WD) models:

To tow a vehicle equipped with an automatic transmission, an appropriate vehicle dolly MUST be placed under the towed vehicle’s drive wheels. Always follow the dolly manufacturer’s recommendations when using their product.

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