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Old 11-12-2014, 09:05 AM   #1
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Ford changed towing rules!

Bought an early 14 fiesta ST with 5 speed manual transmission based on then published info - including owners manual - stating that it was flat towable. Now Ford says NO! Anyone have experience with Ford wty claims being rejected because they changed rules AFTER you bought one?

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Old 11-12-2014, 09:17 AM   #2
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That sucks

Save ANY documentation you have that says it was towable...
Might also scan it to have a saved soft copy...

So you can easily email it to anyone that needs it, like attorney, etc..

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Old 11-12-2014, 02:42 PM   #3
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I have a Focus ST. It comes with a supplemental owner's manual specifically for the ST. Does the Fiesta ST also have a supplemental manual? If it does, what does it say about towing?
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I don't know about Ford, but when Chevy pulled the same thing with the Cruze a couple of years ago, they gave owners who bought the car to tow credit toward another Chevy product. Most chose an Equinox, which was and still is towable.
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I also have a Fiesta ST. It has a six speed manual, not a five speed. It is not flat towable and you won't find the information in the manuals. There is a Ford PDF online that shows which cars are towable and which ones aren't. Remco also shows the ST as not towable.
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