Driving while you tow

Driving while you tow  - Trailer towing - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Lincoln MKX Owners Manual - Lincoln MKX

When towing a trailer:

Do not drive faster than 70 mph (113 km/h) during the first 500 miles (800 km) of trailer towing and dont make full-throttle starts.
Turn off the speed control. The speed control may shut off automatically when you are towing on long, steep grades.
Use a lower gear to eliminate excessive shifting and assist in transmission cooling. For additional information, refer to Automatic transmission operation in the Driving chapter.
Allow more distance for stopping with a trailer attached; anticipate stops and brake gradually.

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