Re: Flat Towing a 99

From: Bill Pitz (
Date: Mon Oct 24 2011 - 20:50:02 EDT

On Oct 24, 2011, at 5:32 PM, Thumpertoo wrote:

> Hi All,
> Haven't been in the list in awhile (ok, a couple years). Been busy with
> life and such, But I had a question that I am sure one of you could answer.
> My Mom just has a 1999 Durango 4 wheel drive that she does not have an
> owner's manual to. She just bought a motorhome and wants to flat-tow the
> Durango behind the motorhome. My question is: what is the procedure to
> prepare the transfer case for flat-towing behind another vehicle? I know
> the procedure in my '02 Dak but not sure if it is the same with the durango
> since her shifter is on the floor and mine is the electronic knob in the
> dash.
> If any of you have the owner's manual to a '99 or know the procedure off the
> top of your heads your help is greatly appreciated!

The transfer case lever has a 'neutral' position for this purpose. I think it's actually printed on a tag on the inside of the driver's side visor on my 2000 Dakota.

Of course you still need the other goodies like tow bar, a way to operate the lights/turn signals, etc.


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