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Old 06-20-2021, 05:55 PM   #29
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Yes, Lass, I am aware of all. If you remember, I did one worse than you. I traded my 2015 GC Summit - best SUV I have ever owned - on new 2018 Summit that the dealer absolutely assured me was same set up for towing as my '15, only to discover, after I bought it, that FCA completely changed the electronic steering in 2016 and set the stage for the death wobble in all GC's, making my new car virtually worthless to me as a toad. I sold it and lost big money. Another gorgeous car down the tubes due to fright about death wobble.

Like you, I was on the phone with FCA repeatedly about this and each time they sloughed off the issue.

We ended up buying a 2020 Jeep Cherokee Limited with an employee pricing discount coupon I wiggled out of FCA for my miserable Summit experience and that car worked fine until I sold it after retiring my last coach for a good bit more than we paid for it and thinking we were done with motor homing.

But we decided we're not done - so now we're on the hunt for another toad, having just ordered a 2022 New Aire for October delivery.

We really want a 2012 Mini Clubman S FWD stick, but cannot seem to find enough support anywhere for the proposition that it can be safely towed.

Then we went to GC only to find, as you say, that there is nothing definitive there yet either.

We are now looking at 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid Titanium AWD and that seems to be the vehicle we would most feel comfortable with that has reliable reports of being able to be flat towed. I'm not a Ford sort of guy, but all things considered, this might be our best available choice at this point (Jeep Unlimited does not have attraction to us). Will look for one this upcoming week.

You'd think that some auto manufacturer would take the bull by the horns, develop a car that can reliably and easily be flat towed and make a market of it with RV folks. They would make plenty of money at it when you see the many threads and posts of folks in a huge quandary about this important issue.

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Old 06-21-2021, 03:43 PM   #30
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I think FCA has done that it called the gladiator or rubicon.

But of course they make a ton of money if you look at the price.

I have the 2017 overland and am living with the wobble issue only happened once so far we will see how it goes.

The best option may be a lease on the rubicon I donít like leasing but the cost is so high.....
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I received two emails from FCA: first stated that the wiring harness does Not address the wobble. Second from my dealer: Ran the part number through Chrysler and yes it states RV Towing wiring harness with a notation from factory : THIS KIT SHOULD NOT BE USED. THERE ARE UNRESOLVED ISSUES WITH THIS KIT.
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