NISSAN PATHFINDER 2017 R52 / 4.G Towing Guide

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Sudden maneuvers, wind gusts, and buffeting caused by other vehicles can affect trailer 
handling. Sway control devices may be used to help control these effects. If yo

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 Gross Combined Weight 
 Trailer Tongue/King Pin Load 
These ratings are based upon normal highway driving and may be reduced if operating in 
reduced-traction si

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On all NISSAN vehicles, the GVWR is shown on the  
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (F.M.V.S.S.) 
certification label located in the driver’s-side door area.

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GROSS COMBINED WEIGHT (GCW) 
The Gross Combined Weight (GCW) is the total weight of the tow vehicle with all 
passengers, cargo, and fuel, plus the

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For example, to determine the proper trailer tongue load for a 1,500-lb. trailer, multiply the 
weight of 1,500 lbs. by 10% to arrive at a figure of 150 lbs. 5th wheel

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TOWING  
SAFETY 
 
Towing can significantly have an effect in altering the handling and performance 
characteristics of your vehicle. Moreover, it puts increased stra

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WARNING -The trailer load should be 
balanced equally from side-to-side. Unequal side-
to-side loading can negatively affect handling and 
braking. Once in place, all

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VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS 
 WARNING - DO NOT modify your vehicle beyond those required for proper hitch 
installation, wiring hook-up, or adding extended mirrors on any N

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TOWING TIPS/ CAUTIONS & WARNINGS                     
 
If you have never towed a trailer before, be aware that it does take getting used to. To begin 
with, towing not

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Therefore, when approaching a relatively sharp corner, begin braking sooner than you would 
when not towing. Do your braking in a straight line prior to the corner, and
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