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Do you need to disconnect the drive shaft when pulling a 1991 Ford Ranger 4X4 on a tow dolly?


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2015-07-15 21:29:10
2015-07-15 21:29:10

in an automatic, if you are going a long distance or the transmission has alot of miles on it, its better for it if you do disconnect it in a standard it doesnt matter


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There isn't a driveshaft to disconnect. That vehicle is a front engine, front wheel drive layout. It uses a transaxle, which combines the transmission and differential into one package. You need to put the front axle on a dolly.

yes you could do that or to be really safe you can disconnect the drive shaft

Front wheels on the ground, rear wheels on a dolly or Modify the vehicle to have a electrical lube pump installed

yes, it will burn tranny up. if its not all wheel drive why can't you tow it from the rear

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if your towing it far away I would but usually just putting it in neutral you will be fine if not going too many miles.

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if you have removed rear drive shaft and the front wheels will be on tow dolly then there is no sense in it.

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It is not advisable to tow a full size pickup (or any other rear wheel drive vehicle) behind a motorhome, unless all 4 wheels are on a dolly. This can be acomplished though by a drive-shaft disconnect. These are quite expensive.

No, you just put the transmission in neutral. This works for both a dolly and for flat towing.

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Yes, as long as the drive wheels are up on the dolly.

You can if you remove the rear drive shaft.

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