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Old 09-15-2014, 07:53 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by BFlinn181 View Post
Only if you wire it through the ignition, a circuit already often overloaded. Mine is wired directly from the (+) post of the chassis batteries, which are behind the rear wheels of the RV.
Mine is wired to pin 4 of the plug in the rear. All Fords go through an ignition switch relay. Chev doesn't.

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Old 09-17-2014, 01:59 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by Don and Dar View Post

We'll be towing a Chevy Cruze. We've been told by Acme eze tow the transmission must be in neutral. In neutral the ignition key is in the ON position, therefore is draining the battery.
Does anyone have a solution for this problem?
I would double check this with Acme. The car's tranny does not need to be in neutral, but the steering lock must be disengaged (if there is a steering lock).

Most all cars have a differential type device in the driveline that will allow the wheels to turn opposite directions as the EZE-Tow makes turns. This is good. But, most of the turning is made by the toad's steering - just like a flat towed car.

There is no need for a pivot pan with the EZE-Tow because of the way the toad's wheels can make the turn. Pivot pans and steering axles (seen on other brand dollys) only add weight and increase the maint points. The EZE-Tow is simple as an anvil and works just as designed.

I tow on my EZE-Tow with the car's tranny in Park, the parking brake off, and the steering lock disengaged. Works perfectly

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Old 09-17-2014, 03:51 PM   #31
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I run a charge line from pin 4 to my toad battery through a diode for isolation.
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Old 09-18-2014, 07:03 AM   #32
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We do not have an opinion about the transmission position. It can be neutral or park. That is a choice for you to make. The column needs to be free to to turn.
Please watch our video on our website for complete information on using our dolly. The video address and answers the question about battery drainage. Thanks.
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Old 09-18-2014, 09:38 AM   #33
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might have answered to you before but to get professional advice from people that do this everyday who also set up my car and they are good

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Our thanks to each one of you!! This site is great.
My husband and a friend of his decided that the easiest way to unlock the steering mechanism is to disengage the positive battery connection. He hasn't tried this yet but he will soon.
Thanks for telling us about Cliff's welding in Mesa! We're planning on going to Mesa in December!!

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