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Can a grand vitara ltd 2002 be flat towed by an rv. How is it done. Can you just put in nuetral or must something be installed to cut of transmission.

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Wow, you lost the operators guide,
all that is covered in your manual.
and varies by Driveline, not stated, AUTO or STICK shift .
just $4 to read or DL

posted 100s of times, the OEM book link.

Posted on Mar 12, 2015

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    most car do not like flat tow, due to the rear most transmission bearing lacks lubrication towed, MOST. this is true for the 4wd transfer case, and there are 3 cures. drop drive shaft, or the expensive, shaft cut out kit, or put on an electric pump and hoses to the rear bearing to keep it lubed towed. (needs transfer case removed)

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    my opr, guide shows 5 mods to tow, flat towed just one.

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    up to 1998 , then after that this.

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    2001 is same car here

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    pdf page. # 208 -210 4wd car, see the rule on 200 miles. this saves the bearing damage, mentioned above.

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    at GM , here url:

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    _-__-___-_ Mar 12, 2015

    is the same car, in canada and usa. same but badges.

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    a vary complex topic, and safety towing, i need full spec, on car to tell you what. what drive line.?



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Yes it can. So long as the front wheels are perfectly straight and secured in this position and I don't mean secured with the steering lock as that will most likely break when your car hits a pot hole. Also, by towing with all wheels, you're adding extra mileage onto your car because the speed sensor is built into the front wheels (this amount will be considered negligible).

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You would need to purchase a 3-2 converter to wire a towing harness on there. The Vitara Function-Colors are as follows. a55c313.jpg

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