NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual The GCWR equals the combined weight of the
towing vehicle (including passengers and cargo)
plus the total trailer load. Towing loads greater
than these or using improper towing equipment
could adverse

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight
(GVW)/maximum Gross Axle Weight
(GAW)
The GVW of the towing vehicle must not exceed
the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
shown on the F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S. certification

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual ●Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR)
from “Towing Load/Specification” chart -
9,658 lb. (4,380 kg) .
● Maximum Trailer towing capacity from “Tow-
ing Load/Specification” chart - 5,000 lb.

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual TOWING SAFETY
Trailer hitch
Your vehicle may be equipped with an optional
trailer tow package. The trailer tow package in-
cludes a receiver-type frame mounted hitch. This
hitch is rated for the maxim

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual A weight-distributing hitch system (Class IV) is
recommended if you plan to tow trailers with a
maximum weight over 5,000 lbs (2,268 kg) .
Check with the trailer and towing equipment
manufacturers to

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual ●Do not modify the vehicle exhaust sys-
tem, brake system, etc. to install a
trailer hitch.
● To reduce the possibility of additional
damage if your vehicle is struck from
the rear, where practica

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual Electric Trailer Brakes -Electric braking sys-
tems are activated by an electronic signal sent
from a trailer brake controller (special brake-
sensing module) . If electric trailer brakes are
used, se

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual Always block the wheels on both vehicle and
trailer when parking. Parking on a slope is not
recommended; however, if you must do so:
CAUTION
If you move the shift selector to the P
(Park) position bef

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual Do the following if the trailer begins to sway:1.
Take your foot off the accelerator pedal to
allow the vehicle to coast and steer as straight
ahead as the road conditions allow. This com-
bination wi

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NISSAN XTERRA 2012 N50 / 2.G Owners Manual Manual Transmission (if so equipped)
●Always tow with the manual transmission in
Neutral.
● On 4-wheel drive vehicles, place the transfer
case in the 2H range. Failure to do so will
cause the powe