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Towing 2004 Chrysler SebringDingy towing
Posted 08 November 2012 - 05:28 PM
Posted 08 November 2012 - 07:12 PM
Welcome to the Forum. If you have a steerable tow dolly you do not need to have your steering wheel unlocked. If I understand most all dollys have steerable wheels.
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Posted 08 November 2012 - 07:29 PM
You would just drive the car on, hook it up and pull the disconnect blade. Now you can turn the key to the proper position and when you arrive the battery will be as fresh as new.
Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:38 PM
Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:14 PM
I tow a Volvo fwd on a dolly. I put it in park, withdraw the key, lock the doors and don't need to worry about the steering wheel lock or the battery. The car sits where you put it on the dolly. You don't need to worry about steering, as the dolly wheels do the steering, acting like steerable front wheels for the car. The car's front wheels don't move a millimeter in any direction while strapped to the dolly. When you get where you want to take the car off of the dolly, just unlock and go. No mileage accumulation, no car brake system to worry about, no transmission problems, ....... a trouble free way to get your car to follow you on your trip. If your car is a front wheel drive, this will work for you.
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