NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    10
PREPARING  
YOUR VEHICLE 
 
BREAK-IN AND MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE 
Nissan recommends that you allow a sufficient “break-in” (500 miles) of both the engine 
and drivetra

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  
 2006 Nissan Towing Guide    11  
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT (GVW) 
The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is the total weight of the vehicle, plus passengers, 
cargo, fuel, hitch, trailer tong

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    12  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT (GAW) 
The Gross Axle Weight (GAW) is the maximum weight each axle (front and rear) is 
designed to safely carry.  
  To determi

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    13 TRAILER TONGUE/KING PIN LOAD 
The amount of weight pressing down on the tow vehicle hitch is called trailer tongue load 
(conventional trailer) or king pin load (5th wh

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    14 TIRE PRESSURE 
When towing a trailer, increase tow vehicle tire pressures to the recommended cold 
specifications. You’ll find these figures in the owner’s manual a

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    15 With this in mind, proper loading is 
extremely important. When loading a trailer, 
60% of the total cargo weight should be 
positioned in the front portion of the trai

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    16 VEHICLE SPEED 
Some states have specific regulations and speed limits for vehicles that are towing trailers. 
Always obey these ordinances. Remember to reduce your spee

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    17
TOWING  
TIPS                     
 
If you’ve never towed a trailer before, be aware that it does take getting used to. To begin 
with, towing noticeably affects you

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    18 CORNER MORE SLOWLY 
Know your vehicle and trailer capabilities. Entering a sharp corner too quickly or abruptly 
can “crack the whip,” whereby the trailer can actua

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NISSAN FRONTIER 2006 D22 / 1.G Towing Guide  2006 Nissan Towing Guide    19 AUTOMATIC CRUISE CONTROL 
Do not use cruise control while towing a trailer. 
 
TOW MODE (IF EQUIPPED) 
Tow Mode should be used when the vehicle and trailer weight is at
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