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Old 07-17-2009, 04:56 PM   #1
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I am in the process of setting up my 08 Lincoln MKX for flat towing, blue ox base plate, SMI Duo aux. brakes. Does anyone have knowledge of which fuses I can pull to prevent battery drain? The manual and Ford say to run the engine for five minutes in the morning and at stops and this will keep the battery charged. I would prefer to pull the appropriate fuses. Any comments will be appreciated.
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Old 08-03-2009, 07:32 AM   #2
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Running the car at stops is not for the battery, it's to keep the transmission lubricated. At least that is what I have been told.
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nice choice for toad thought about dumping wifes mark lt
and replacing it with the mkx good luck with your choice
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I am in the process of setting up my 08 Lincoln MKX for flat towing, blue ox base plate, SMI Duo aux. brakes. Does anyone have knowledge of which fuses I can pull to prevent battery drain? The manual and Ford say to run the engine for five minutes in the morning and at stops and this will keep the battery charged. I would prefer to pull the appropriate fuses. Any comments will be appreciated.
I just purchased a 2007 Lincoln MKX and was surprised to learn that it is supposedly towable 4 wheels down. Has anyone towed an MKX, and, if so, any problems/advice?
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The MKX uses the same tranny as the Edge and is basically the same vehicle with upscale trim. It is towable without mods or pulling any fuses. Friends of ours have been towing an Edge for 3 years now and it works great.
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The MKX uses the same tranny as the Edge and is basically the same vehicle with upscale trim. It is towable without mods or pulling any fuses. Friends of ours have been towing an Edge for 3 years now and it works great.

agreed we had an 07 edge
the tranny is a joint venture with gm and its designed to be four down towable for the FWD version
the AWD is not rec for dolly towing

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https://www.fleet.ford.com/showroom/...08_default.asp

its straight from the horses mouth or pdf
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FYI the Cricket golf cart fits in the back of the MKX and Edge.
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