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Old 12-24-2015, 09:20 PM   #1
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Flat towing a MB Sprinter

Anyone out there flat towing a Sprinter van? I'm getting ready to start towing mine, had the remco driveline disconnect installed and tow bar attached. My question is do I need to pull any fuses before towing to conserve battery or anything? MB doesn't recommend flat towing so they have no info or support.


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Here's a link to a thread about a fellow that is towing a Sprinter van full of his shop equipment, almost 10,000 lbs total with van and tools. He's using a driveshaft disconnect.

Flat Towing the Sprinter Van

You might find more info by using the Google search box at the top of the page to search for other threads on the topic.


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A little depends on what you're towing it with, what type of braking system you're using and how long a day you put in. If the only going a couple of hundred miles a day, I wouldn't worry about the battery. If your braking system draws its power from the battery, you may want to run a charging line from the motorhome. This isn't difficult and will prevent a discharged battery. Be sure to turn off the radio and heater fan.
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