2015 Honda CR-V — Owner's Manual – Page #357

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Model: 2015 Honda CR-V
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uuTowing a TraileruDriving Safely with a Trailer
Driving
Driving Safely with a Trailer
Have the trailer properly serviced and keep it in good condition.
Make sure that all the weights and load in the vehicle and trailer are within limits.
2 Towing Load Limits P. 353
Securely attach the hitch, safety chains, and other necessary parts to the trailer.
Securely store all the items in and on the trailer so that they do not shift while
driving.
Check if the lights and brakes on the trailer are working properly.
Check the pressures of the trailer tires, including the spare.
Drive slower than normal.
Obey posted speed limits for vehicles with trailers.
Use the
(D position when towing a trailer on level roads.
Turn more slowly and with a wider turning arc than normal.
Allow more time and distance for braking.
Do not brake or turn suddenly.
Monitor your temperature gauge. If it nears the red (Hot) mark, turn off the
heating and cooling system
*
/climate control system
*
and reduce speed. Pull to the
side of the road safely to cool down the engine if necessary.
Things You Need To Know Before Towing a Trailer
Towing Speeds and Gears
Turning and Braking
Driving in Hilly Terrain
1Driving Safely with a Trailer
Operating speed when towing a trailer is restricted
up to 65 mph (100 km/h).
Parking
In addition to the normal precautions, place wheel
chocks at each of the trailer's tires.
* Not available on all models
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