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Old 05-16-2012, 11:16 AM   #1
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Ford Escape Hybrid-hard wiring lights for dinghy towing

I want to wire my Escape Hybrid for flat dinghy towing. There seems to be no information about this available any place I have looked. Would appreciate some direction on this application.

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Old 05-16-2012, 04:57 PM   #2
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Please double check this with Ford, but I don't believe the Hybrid Escape was ever approved for four flat towing.
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Old 05-18-2012, 06:19 AM   #3
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Hi TGR,

Ford Escape Hybrid is is rated one of the best cars to flat tow.
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Old 05-19-2012, 08:31 AM   #4
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I've towed my 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid well over 12,000 miles and it is certainly one of the best vehicles to tow. I had my lights done at Camping World.
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I am not disputing, but only suggesting that you double check with Ford. I bought a 2012 Ford Escape v6 4x4 and the owners manual said I can flat tow. Now Ford is amending their position and my escape can't be flat towed.
I hope you are right, but I would hate for you to find out the hard way that you should have double checked.
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Please double check this with Ford, but I don't believe the Hybrid Escape was ever approved for four flat towing.
I have a 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid and it is great for flat towing. Over 10,000 miles. Note the "Hybrid" has a CVT transmission.
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I want to wire my Escape Hybrid for flat dinghy towing. There seems to be no information about this available any place I have looked. Would appreciate some direction on this application.

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Try here on etrailer.com wiring
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