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Old 09-29-2012, 06:34 PM   #1
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flat towing a 2012/2013 FORD EDGE

What kind of experiences good or bad are out there regarding towing
the newer Edge front wheel drive????

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Old 09-29-2012, 07:06 PM   #2
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You better go to the dealer and read the owners manual. I think Ford changed their mind about flat towing. I know they say the 2012 and 13 Escapes are not towable 4 down.

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Old 09-29-2012, 07:32 PM   #3
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I tow a 2008 Dodge Dakota 4x4. Have not had any problems at all. Also look at the Honda CR-V.

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Old 10-01-2012, 07:35 AM   #4
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the 2008 ford taurus and up can be flat towed 4 wheel down. on my 2008 taurus just put in netural, acc on so steering wheel can turn, and go. I have the 2008 taurus and a great car to tow and drive.
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:44 AM   #5
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The Edge has been flat-towable since it was introduced, and as far as I know there has been no change of heart by Ford concerning it. It uses a different transmission than the Escapes that had a problem. I know a couple of folks who have towed theirs as much as 50k miles.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:39 PM   #6
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I tow a 2011 Ford Edge AWL and the only issue is the battery drains by the end of the day. However, Ford has agreed to pay for a Toad-Charger and install it to address the this issue.

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