Ford Fusion: Towing a trailer - Towing - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Towing a trailer

WARNINGS:

Do not exceed 100 km/h (62 mph).

The rear tyre pressures must beincreased by 0.2 bar (3 psi) abovespecification. See Technicalspecifications.

Do not exceed the maximumvehicle and trailer weight stated onthe vehicle identification plate. SeeVehicle identification.

Note: Not all vehicles are suitable orapproved to have tow bars fitted. Checkwith your dealer first.

Place loads as low and central to theaxle(s) of the trailer as possible. If you aretowing with an unladen vehicle, the loadin the trailer should be placed toward thenose, within the maximum nose load, asthis gives the best stability.

Note: The maximum trailer nose weightcan be found in the original vehicledocuments (confirmation of conformity).

Alternatively refer to your dealer.

The stability of the vehicle to trailercombination is very much dependant onthe quality of the trailer.

In high altitude regions above 1 000metres (3 281 feet), the stipulatedmaximum permitted gross train weightmust be reduced by 10% for everyadditional 1 000 metres (3 281 feet).

Steep gradients

WARNING:

The overrun brake on a trailer is notcontrolled by ABS.

Change down a gear before you reach asteep downhill gradient.

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