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Old 07-03-2013, 07:02 PM   #1
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jeep milage towing

Do not understand how things work w/milage while towing. Was told by RV installer of my Roadmaster Tow system to pull yellow fuse so milage would not register while towing,so thats what I do???????? Will not do it next time and see what Hppens. Thanks for the info,
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:32 PM   #2
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Not sure which yellow (20a) fuse you are pulling, but it doesn't control the speedometer when towing. I bet the fuse you pull controls the brake lights and here is why you pull it. All supplemental brake systems activate the service brake to stop. Pushing on the brake pedal also activates the brake lamps, but that is where the problem starts. When you are towing, you use the brake, turn, and running lamps of the RV to power the towed vehicle lights,, but when the brake pedal is depressed in the towed vehicle, it cancels out the turn signals if they are on in the RV. That's all it does.
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:58 AM   #3
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i towed 2 different jeep wranglers for about 10,000 mile it does NOT add miles and after 2010 you dont need the key in as the steering wheel does not lock
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Old 08-25-2013, 03:05 PM   #4
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You're probably pulling the "M-1" fuse, which is for the brake lights which, when being towed, are activated by the coach. Also, since your transfer case is in nuetral, the transmission is not turning, which means you do not add miles when towing your Jeep.

The above pertains to both the 2012 and 2013 Wrangler Unlimited. Other Jeeps may vary. See your dealer for details.
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Old 08-27-2013, 11:24 AM   #5
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What year is your Jeep? All of them are different.
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Old 08-27-2013, 04:45 PM   #6
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I have a 2014 and dont pull fuses
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Old 08-28-2013, 01:47 AM   #7
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I have a 2014 and dont pull fuses
howdy I have a 2012 378ts motorhome I pull a jeep 2012 Rubicon 2 door weights 4200 lbs,i use a ready brute tow bar ready brake system, steering wheel doesn't lock and no fuses to pull, does not add any mileage to jeep. pulls nice. Hope this helps. Pete
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:48 PM   #8
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My toad is a 2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4-door. I have a Roadmaster Sterling All-Terrain tow bar and the Stay-n-Play Duo braking system. I hook up, put the transfer case in neutral, transmission in park, pull the keys, flip the switch on the Stay-n-Play and hit the road. Steering wheel doesn't lock, no fuses to pull, no mileage on Jeep. I keep a driver's log in the RV and log the unregistered miles I put on the Jeep for tire wear, etc.
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My toad is a 2011 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4-door. I have a Roadmaster Sterling All-Terrain tow bar and the Stay-n-Play Duo braking system. I hook up, put the transfer case in neutral, transmission in park, pull the keys, flip the switch on the Stay-n-Play and hit the road. Steering wheel doesn't lock, no fuses to pull, no mileage on Jeep. I keep a driver's log in the RV and log the unregistered miles I put on the Jeep for tire wear, etc.
what your doing is correct, but mine has a cable that pulls the brake peddle.no electric. They sure got a lot of good stuff out there today. Pete
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