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.

    Towing safety
    Trailer hitch Your vehicle is equipped with a trailer tow package. The trailer tow package includes a receiver-type frame mounted hitch. This hitch is rated for the maximum towing capacity of ...

    Uniform tire quality grading
    DOT (Department Of Transportation) Quality Grades: All passenger car tires must conform to federal safety requirements in addition to these grades. Quality grades can be found where applicable ...

    See also:

    Uniform Tire Quality Grading
    Quality grades can be found where applicable on the tire sidewall between tread shoulder and maximum section width. For example: ...

    Fuel filler flap
    WARNING Take note of all warnings and instructions given on the label affixed to the inside of the filler flap. Failure to do so may result in injury or death. The fuel filler flap is locat ...

    Engine Compartment Fuse Block
    The Engine Compartment Fuse Block is located in the engine compartment, on the driver side of the vehicle. Lift the cover for access to the fuse/relay block. If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hy ...