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Old 08-05-2015, 06:42 PM   #1
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New to towing behind the Class C

All; We are new to the towing a car behind our MH (2015 Thor 28Z) and have a question. i just purchased an Acme EZ tow dolly. My question is does the car need to be in neutral while towing or does it go in park? The steering wheel does not lockon my car, so I think I'm okay there, but the transmission question still lingers.Thanks in advance foryour wisdom and help. Can't do anything right now anyway, the MH is in for warranty work.
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That depends on the car. When I tow my 4 wd truck I put the trans axle in neutral but leave the transmission in Park. When we tow our Honda Accord we leave it in Park because it is a front wheel drive car. You need to tell us what kind of car you are towing.
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We towed a '95 Odyssey behind our type C MH. Parking brake off, transmission in Park and the steering locked since the dolly had a pivoting pan. If I tow the present '05 Ody on the KK-460 dolly we have it's the same.

How you tow the vehicle depends on the dolly, no pivoting pan, the steering must be unlocked and trans in neutral as the wheels need to be able to turn and follow the dolly.
Pivoting pan or steerable dolly then the steering is locked and the trans in Park.
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Thank you for the responses and info. Towing a 2012 Kia Optima. The steering does not lock and using an Acme EZ tow dolly.
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The Acme "EZE-TOW" Tow Dolly

We recommend leaving your transmission in Park. Always remember to release the parking brake. You would be amazed how often that is overlooked with unfortunate results. If you have questions about using the Acme "EZE-TOW" Tow Dolly please contact us direct at acmetowdolly@gmail.com
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We recommend leaving your transmission in Park. Always remember to release the parking brake. You would be amazed how often that is overlooked with unfortunate results. If you have questions about using the Acme "EZE-TOW" Tow Dolly please contact us direct at acmetowdolly@gmail.com
Just to throw it out there, The reason NOT to have the parking / emergency brake on when towing, is that it locks the rear wheels. The unfortunate results are ruined tires from dragging them down them road.
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To al, again thanks for the fees information. Very helpful and appreciated.
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