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Old 05-17-2016, 07:25 PM   #85
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I'm going to be using a dolly for my 2015 Lincoln MKC, why did you not like the dolly? Also, does anyone know if the mileage racks up? I called Lincoln & they said yes, but I called a service manager & he said no, since the engine is turned off. Any comments. Its a front wheel drive.
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I'm going to be using a dolly for my 2015 Lincoln MKC, why did you not like the dolly? Also, does anyone know if the mileage racks up? I called Lincoln & they said yes, but I called a service manager & he said no, since the engine is turned off. Any comments. Its a front wheel drive.

I don't see how milage could rack up if it's a fwd and its on a Dolly?


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Have to agree if the front wheels are off the ground it should not accumulate mileage.
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Old 07-07-2016, 01:24 PM   #88
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My new Feista is flat towable after you go through a series of steps then disconnect the battery cable. I have an Even-Brake that I have no idea how I'm going to use it without power. The paper work talks about "If you have a Nuetral Tow package". I don't think I have that. Any ideas or suggestions?
Red top, I have the same equipment. I installed aftermarket power socket (double)wired direct to the battery with a 20 amp inline fuse. I installed auxiliary stop light switch to signal the even brake that brakes are activated.
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Old 07-07-2016, 04:30 PM   #89
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You can setup a connector to take battery power.
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Red top, I have the same equipment. I installed aftermarket power socket (double)wired direct to the battery with a 20 amp inline fuse. I installed auxiliary stop light switch to signal the even brake that brakes are activated.
what year Fiesta? the OP on this was from 2012. I don't see anything in the newer tow guides talking about need anything extra? We are looking at a 2016 Fiesta for a TOAD so I hope I don't need extra crap besides a braking system.
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Hi Mo Coach, can you please post what you found? I'd like to take the instructions to the dealer who says they cannot do it.
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Here is the link. I printed it and took it to my Ford dealer. There are a few sets of instructions included depending on which system your ford dealer uses. Good luck!

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Hopefully that will help anyone with an Explorer. I had a 98 Explorer and it was a simple $25 kit . Since then I've now towed a 2010 Escape and now a 2014 Edge which is easily set up and tows very well. Quick warm up for about 5 min's , run through the gears, place in neutral, tow up to 6 hours before having to run the engine again and shift through gears. Keep at or below 65 mph.
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John Freyja;]Hopefully that will help anyone with an Explorer. I had a 98 Explorer and it was a simple $25 kit . Since then I've now towed a 2010 Escape and now a 2014 Edge which is easily set up and tows very well. Quick warm up for about 5 min's , run through the gears, place in neutral, tow up to 6 hours before having to run the engine again and shift through gears. Keep at or below 65 mph.

We also flat tow a 2015 Ford Edge and have NO problems. Our last big trip was from NC to AK and back, summer of 2015. I added a stick on gravel guard to the Edge and loved it. Neither the Kargard not the Kargard II protect anything below the tow bar, that area got eaten up pretty bad. Towing the Edge is a breeze, our habit is every time we stop we start the Edge and run it thru the gears. It only takes a few minutes. I usually do that while my wife walks our dog. We have towed both flat tow and dolly. Both usually take two people, just depends on you and what you want and like.
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Since then I've now towed a 2010 Escape and now a 2014 Edge which is easily set up and tows very well.
On a 2 wheel drive? We are tow dolly-ing our 2wd Edge.
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On a 2 wheel drive? We are tow dolly-ing our 2wd Edge.
2012 edge fwd 3.7L Limited towing four down
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2012 edge fwd 3.7L Limited towing four down
2013 Limited, Ecoboost, front wheel drive. Interesting that it is even remotely possible, I had no idea. No big deal, we already have the dolly. Thanks for the info.
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For some reason it would not let me edit my last post. But, I see the difference after doing some research. The V6 versions of the Edge allow limited towing, but the EcoBoost models have a different transmission and must be dolly towed.
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