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Old 08-06-2016, 06:11 AM   #1
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Flat towing 2012 VW Jetta

We have a 2012 VW Jetta Automatic TDI. It is not flat towable. However, some cars can be towed with the engine running, so that the transmission is getting oil.

Does anyone KNOW if that is the case with the Jetta Tranny?

One mechanic suggested doing that, but with the transmission in DRIVE while towing.

Thanks.
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Several threads here in discussion of the pros and cons of flat tow via engine operating. Suggest to use the search feature.
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Several threads here in discussion of the pros and cons of flat tow via engine operating. Suggest to use the search feature.
I have, but cannot locate anything on the VW. Thanks.
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We have a 2012 VW Jetta Automatic TDI. It is not flat towable. However, some cars can be towed with the engine running, so that the transmission is getting oil.

Does anyone KNOW if that is the case with the Jetta Tranny?

One mechanic suggested doing that, but with the transmission in DRIVE while towing.

Thanks.
That Mechanic just wants your money. Think about it flat tow with tranny in drive, how are you going to governing the speed of the TDI to match the speed of the MH

Money Money Money Money, for the Dealer and Mechanic.


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