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2011 Cherokee v6 towing?

I have a 2011 GC 4x4 with the Pentastar v6 that I intend to tow my Lund 18 foot boat with (about a 3000lb rig). My question is, since I don't have a tow haul button should I tow in 4th gear or drive? Almost all interstate.

I could on occasion be towing as far as 350 miles each way.
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Re: 2011 Cherokee v6 towing?

you should be fine in D... will there be any hills?

nice boat btw! i love fishing as well

i tow a 12ft alum boat and a 21 ft stingray
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Re: 2011 Cherokee v6 towing?

Thanks, Yes some hills but not many drive to Red Wing Minnesota a couple times a year to fish the Mississippi. Come from northern Ill.
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you should be fine in D
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Re: 2011 Cherokee v6 towing?

I tow my. 3300 lb car w/ a1200lb trailer and have no. Issues @ all and still get 12.5 mpg its perfect mind u its only occasional. So that's why a choose the v6 only issue is need to install the brake control.pattyboy
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I tow my. 3300 lb car w/ a1200lb trailer and have no. Issues @ all and still get 12.5 mpg its perfect mind u its only occasional. So that's why a choose the v6 only issue is need to install the brake control.pattyboy
How easy is it to install a brake control? I need one for my Jeep but don't want to pay for labor LOL
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I have not done it yet. but if u have the factory tow package ,there is a plug in adapter,that plugs in above u emergency brake..there r many posts from others who have completed this....pattyboy Electric Tow Brake Controller
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