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Old 04-22-2018, 01:24 PM   #1
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We went out with our dolly for the first time last weekend. The dolly manual says steering wheel should be locked. Our 2014 Nissan Sentra has push button start and no steering lock. When we got to the campground ( about 30 miles ) the steering wheel was turned about a quarter turn. When we got home it was the same.
Is this going to be a problem? Do i need to find a way to anchor the wheel straight?

Thanks for any help,
Jay
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Old 04-22-2018, 02:14 PM   #2
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We went out with our dolly for the first time last weekend. The dolly manual says steering wheel should be locked. Our 2014 Nissan Sentra has push button start and no steering lock. When we got to the campground ( about 30 miles ) the steering wheel was turned about a quarter turn. When we got home it was the same.
Is this going to be a problem? Do i need to find a way to anchor the wheel straight?

Thanks for any help,
Jay
When we were using a dolly we would tow the wife's car and it didn't have a locking steering wheel. We would use the seat belt and run it through the steering wheel and pull it tight by pulling the seat back. Not too tight, but enough to keep it from having too much play.

Hope this helps!

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Old 04-22-2018, 04:30 PM   #3
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We went out with our dolly for the first time last weekend. The dolly manual says steering wheel should be locked. Our 2014 Nissan Sentra has push button start and no steering lock. When we got to the campground ( about 30 miles ) the steering wheel was turned about a quarter turn. When we got home it was the same.
Is this going to be a problem? Do i need to find a way to anchor the wheel straight?

Thanks for any help,
Jay
A rachet strap attached to the seat frame anchors will work.
If the wheels can turn you will increse the chance of the dolly fenders hitting the car fenders due to the two pivot points.
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Old 04-23-2018, 06:48 AM   #4
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Use two ratcheting straps so steering wheel can not move. Its a must .
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Old 04-23-2018, 07:44 AM   #5
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Found this on youtube:



Thought it might help...

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Thank you everyone. We appreciate your feedback.

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