Jeep Liberty: Recreational Towing — Four-Wheel Drive Models - Recreational Towing (Behind Motorhome, Etc.) - Starting And Operating - Jeep Liberty Owner's ManualJeep Liberty: Recreational Towing — Four-Wheel Drive Models

The transfer case must be shifted into NEUTRAL (N) and the transmission must be placed in PARK for recreational towing. The NEUTRAL (N) selection button is adjacent to the transfer case selector switch. Shifts into and out of transfer case NEUTRAL (N) can take place with the selector switch in any mode position.

CAUTION!
• Front or rear wheel lifts should not be used.

Internal damage to the transmission or transfer case will occur if a front or rear wheel lift is used when recreational towing.

• Tow only in a forward direction. Towing this vehicle backwards can cause severe damage to the transfer case.

• The transmission must be placed in PARK for recreational towing.

• Before recreational towing, perform the procedure outlined under “Shifting into NEUTRAL (N)” to be certain that the transfer case is fully in NEUTRAL (N). Otherwise, internal damage will result.

• Failure to follow these procedures can cause severe transmission and/or transfer case damage.

• Do not use a bumper-mounted clamp-on tow bar on your vehicle. The bumper face bar will be damaged.

Recreational Towing — Two-Wheel Drive Models
Recreational towing is allowed ONLY if the rear wheels are OFF the ground. This may be accomplished using a tow dolly or vehicle trailer. If using a tow dolly, follow this procedure: 1. Properl ...

Shifting Into NEUTRAL (N)
WARNING! You or others could be injured if you leave the vehicle unattended with the transfer case in the NEUTRAL (N) position without first fully engaging the parking brake. The transfer case ...

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Lighting
Battery saver function • The purpose of this feature is to prevent the battery from being discharged. The system automatically turns off the headlights and parking lights when the driver removes ...

Precautions when the vehicle is being towed
• Attach jumper cables (see page 114) to provide current for releasing the electric parking brake and to move the gear selector from the P position to N. • Be sure that the steering wheel l ...

Alternative engine oil
If the SUBARU approved oil is unavailable, the following alternative oil can be used. NOTE Each quantity indicated here is only a guideline. The necessary quantity for replacement may differ sl ...