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Dinghy and Dolly Towing

Notice: Towing an all-wheel-drive vehicle with all four wheels on the ground,

Notice: Towing an all-wheel-drive vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, or even with only two of its wheels on the ground, will damage drivetrain components. Do not tow an all-wheel-drive vehicle with any of its wheels on the ground.

All-wheel-drive vehicles are not designed to be towed with any wheels on the ground. If the vehicle must be towed, see Towing Your Vehicle previously.

    Recreational Vehicle Towing
    If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information. Recreational vehicle towing means towing the vehicle behind another vehicle – such as behind a motorhome. The two most c ...

    Two-Wheel-Drive Vehicles
    Dinghy Towing Notice: If a two-wheel-drive vehicle is towed with all four wheels on the ground, the transmission could be damaged. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Do not ...

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    Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
    The TCS/StabiliTrak light comes on briefly when the engine is started. If the light does not come on or stays on, have the vehicle serviced by the dealer. If the system is working normally, the in ...

    Infants and Young Children
    Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety ...

    Cleaning the wheels
    Do not use acidic wheel cleaning products to remove brake dust. This could damage wheel bolts and brake components. Do not park the vehicle for an extended period straight after cleaning it, ...