Honda CR-V: Pre-Tow Checklist - Towing a Trailer - Driving - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: Pre-Tow Checklist

When preparing to tow, and before driving away, be sure to check the following:

The vehicle has been properly serviced, and the suspension and the cooling system are in good operating condition.

The trailer has been properly serviced and is in good condition.

All weights and loads are within limits.

The hitch, safety chains, and any other attachments are secure.

All items in or on the trailer are properly secured and cannot shift while you drive.

The lights and brakes on your vehicle and the trailer are working properly.

Your vehicle tires and spare are properly inflated, and the trailer tires and spare are inflated as recommended by the trailer maker.

    Towing Equipment and Accessories
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    Driving Safely With a Trailer
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