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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Towing the Vehicle

Caution:Incorrectly towing a disabled vehicle may cause damage. The damage would not be coveredby the vehicle warranty. Do not lash or hook to the chassis components — includingthe front and rear subframes, suspension control arms, and links — during towing andrecovery of a disabled vehicle, or when securing the vehicle. Use the proper nylonstrap harnesses aroundthe tires to secure the vehicle.

Have the vehicle towed on a flatbed car carrier. A wheel lift tow truck could damagethe vehicle.

Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if the disabled vehicle mustbe towed.

To tow the vehicle behind another vehicle for recreational purposes, such as behinda motor home, see “Recreational Vehicle Towing” following.

Trailer Towing
Before pulling a trailer, there are three important considerations that have to dowith weight:The weight of the trailerThe weight of the trailer tongueThe total weight on the vehicle's tiresWeight of ...

Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
Driving with a TrailerWhen towing a trailer:Become familiar with the state and local laws that apply specifically to trailer towing.Do not tow a trailer during the first 800 km (500-miles), to prevent ...

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Windows
Warning Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. The vehicle aerodynam ...

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