WARNING   WARNING:  If your vehicle has a steering wheel lock make sure the ignition is in the accessory or on position when being towed.

Emergency Towing
If your vehicle becomes inoperable (without access to wheel dollies, car-hauling trailer, or flatbed transport vehicle), it can be flat-towed (all wheels on the ground, regardless of the powertrain and transmission configuration) under the following conditions:
  • Your vehicle is facing forward for towing in a forward direction.
  • Place the transmission in neutral (N). If you cannot move the transmission into neutral (N), you may need to override it.   See   Transmission
  • Maximum speed is 35 mph (56 km/h).
  • Maximum distance is 50 mi (80 km).
Recreational Towing
Note:   Put your climate control system in recirculated air mode to prevent exhaust fumes from entering your vehicle.  See   Climate Control
Follow these guidelines if you have a need for recreational towing, such as towing your vehicle behind a motorhome. We have designed these guidelines to prevent damage to your transmission.
Two-wheel Drive Vehicles
Do not tow your vehicle with any wheels on the ground, as vehicle or transmission damage may occur. You must tow your vehicle with all four (4) wheels off the ground, such as when using a car-hauling trailer.
Four-wheel Drive Vehicles
If towing your vehicle with wheels off the ground it must be all four wheels, such as when using a car-hauling trailer.
To tow a four-wheel drive vehicle with all wheels on the ground, place the transfer case in its neutral position and engage the four-wheel-down towing feature.
Perform the steps in the following section after positioning your vehicle behind the tow vehicle and properly securing them together.
Note:   Make sure you properly secure your vehicle to the tow vehicle.
Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground
  1. Put the ignition in the on position, but do not start the engine.
  1. Press and hold the brake pedal.
  1. Rotate the four-wheel drive control to 2H.
  1. Shift into neutral (N).
  1. Using the instrument cluster display controls on the steering wheel, select Settings.
  1. Select Advanced Settings.
  1. Select Vehicle.
  1. Select Neutral Tow.
  1. Press and hold the OK button until a confirmation message appears in the information display.
Note:   You may hear an audible noise as the transfer case shifts into its neutral position.
  1. If you do not see a message in the display, you must perform the procedure again from the beginning.
  1. Leave the transmission in neutral (N) and turn the ignition off.
  1. If your vehicle has an ignition key, you must leave the key in the ignition while towing.
Note:   To lock and unlock your vehicle, use the keyless entry keypad or extra set of keys.
  1. If your vehicle has intelligent access, switch the vehicle into accessory mode.   See   Starting and Stopping the Engine
Note:   You do not need to leave your keys in the vehicle. You can lock and unlock your vehicle as you normally do.
  1. Release the brake pedal.
WARNING   WARNING:  Do not disconnect the battery during recreational towing. It prevents the transfer case from shifting properly and may cause the vehicle to roll, even if the transmission is in park (P).
WARNING   WARNING:  Shifting the transfer case to its neutral position for recreational towing may cause the vehicle to roll, even if the transmission is in park (P). It may injure the driver and others. Make sure you press the foot brake and the vehicle is in a secure, safe position when you shift to neutral (N).

Note:   Failing to put the transfer case in its neutral position while towing with all four wheels on the ground will damage vehicle components.
Note:   You can check four-wheel-down towing status at any time by opening the driver's door or turning the ignition to the accessory or on position. A message displays in the information display confirming your vehicle is in neutral tow.
When finished towing with all four wheels on the ground return the transfer case to its 2H position:
  1. With your vehicle still properly secured to the tow vehicle, put the ignition in the on position, but do not start the engine. If your vehicle has an ignition key, switch the key to on. If your vehicle has intelligent access, switch the vehicle into accessory mode.   See   Starting and Stopping the Engine
  1. Press and hold the brake pedal.
  1. Shift out of neutral (N).
  1. Release the brake pedal.
Note:   If completed successfully, the instrument cluster displays 2H and Neutral Tow Disabled.
Note:   If the indicator light and message do not display, you must perform the procedure again from the beginning.
Note:   If Shift Delayed Pull Forward displays in the instrument cluster, a transfer case blockage is present. See resolving the shift delayed pull forward message instructions after this section.
  1. Apply the parking brake and disconnect the vehicle from the tow vehicle.
  1. Release the parking brake, start the engine and shift the transmission to drive (D) to make sure the transfer case is out of neutral (N).
  1. If the transfer case does not successfully shift out of neutral (N), set the parking brake until you can have your vehicle serviced.
Resolving the Shift Delayed Pull Forward Message
  1. Press and hold the brake pedal.
  1. Put the transmission into neutral (N), and then start the engine.
  1. With the engine running, shift the transmission to drive (D) and let the vehicle roll forward, up to 3 ft (1 m).
  1. Make sure the instrument cluster displays that neutral tow is disabled.