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post #1 of 7 Old 01-12-2012, 05:36 PM Thread Starter
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towing my 2011 compass

I have the 2.4L compass latitude 4x4 with the newest CVT. Can't remember if ther is a second one or not. I asked the dealer when i purchased if I could put the jeep on a car caddy and pull it behind something. Be said you should be able to stick it in neutral and be fine. Than I had some co-workers say not too. Gonna call the mechanic sometime, but just wanted your opinions. Would it be okay to pull it?
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post #2 of 7 Old 01-12-2012, 05:48 PM
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Which way are you going to tow this? Frontwards or Backwards? Not sure which type of car caddy you have. Obviously a full trailer where all the wheels are off the ground is the best option.
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The car caddy only takes two wheels. All the vehicles we used before were front wheel drive. The compass is a front wheel drive vehicle with the addition of AWD and 4x4. So I was thinking front wheels.
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post #4 of 7 Old 01-12-2012, 06:33 PM
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Read the owners manual, it say not to tow, all four wheels must be off the ground or it will cause extra wear on the drivetrain.

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Thanks for the info. Don't know about your manual, by mine is only roughly 40 pages covering basic things.
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It should look something like this:

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It should look something like this:



Exactly, just 2 wheels is not a good idea.
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