Flat tow JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual ▫Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message............316
Vehicle Loading........................317
▫Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR).......317
TrailerTowing .........................317
▫Common Towing

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual Loading
The vehicle maximum load on the tire must not exceed
the load carrying capacity of the tire on your vehicle. You
will not exceed the tire’s load carrying capacity if you
adhere to the loadin

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual 4. Tongue weight rating for the trailer hitch utilized
(This requirement may limit the ability to always
achieve the 10% to 15% range of tongue weight as a
percentage of total trailer weight).
Towing

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual Towing Tips — Automatic Transmission
The automatic transmission fluid and filter should be
changed if you REGULARLY tow a trailer for more than
45 minutes of continuous operation. Refer to the “Ma

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
Recreational Towing Chart
Recreational Towing Condition Manual

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual CAUTION!
•DO NOT FLAT TOW any vehicle equipped with
an AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. Damage to the
drivetrain will result. If these vehicles require
towing, make sure all four wheels are off the
ground.
•F

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual Jacking InstructionsWARNING!
Carefully follow these tire changing warnings to help prevent
personal injury or damage to your vehicle:
•Always park on a firm, level surface as far from the edge of
th

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual 7. Lower the vehicle by turning the jack screw to the left.
8. Finish tightening the nuts. Push down on the wrench
while tightening the wheel nuts. Alternate nuts until each
nut has been tightened twi

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual front wheels. Then shift back and forth between RE-
VERSE and 1st gear. Usually the least accelerator pedal
pressure to maintain the rocking motion without spin-
ning the wheels is most effective.
WAR

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JEEP PATRIOT 2008 1.G Owners Manual 2All Transaxles
CAUTION!
If the vehicle being towed requires steering, the
ignition switch must be in the ACC position, not in
the LOCK position.
Do not attempt to use sling type equipment when
towing
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