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Wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Thanks mswlogo and padgett. Actually the cooler on mine is as wide as the radiator too. But as you pointed out, I won't be worrying too much about that for my needs.

I thought of doing it myself. But I don't have a garage or the appropriate tools(for cutting the bumper) . And the dealer quoted 446 and an additional 40 for the 4/7 pin adapter. Since this seems to be lesser than what I read in other threads. I am contemplating on getting it done at the dealers.

How do you find the tyranny temperature? I don't see it available in the screen setup. Did u have to install a gauge
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Re: Noob question on towing with V6

If you have the OEM hitch receiver kit installed, I believe it should also come with the OEM 7/4 pin connector (at the left in this photo) The 7 pin is for use with a brake controller in the tow vehicle (not supplied by Jeep) and electric brakes on the trailer.

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Re: Noob question on towing with V6

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this pic is of the power steering cooler.
the transmission cooler is built into the A/C condenser.
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Last time I visited my family in italy my uncle and I followed his friend to a rally cross event. His friend was towing a fiat x19 with full cage and support gear on a trailer with a fiat punto diesel. So basically something like a vw golf towing something like a miata through winding mountain roads.

Usually when I hear questions like this I base my answer on what I know about the driver, not the vehicle. I talked a friend into a hitch mount carrier, and then to call me if he has to move anything bigger because I didn't want to get caught next to him on the highway towing anything.

I think any model jeep with the factory receiver can handle recreational towing up to the 6200lb limit. Obviously use brakes and wd hitch as needed. But the concern for proper coolers and leveling and alternators is for ware and tare over the life of the vehicle. I have a laredo 4x4 with deealer installed hitch only. No issues with atv trailer, boat trailer, or a utility trailer.
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Thanks fnkychkn and tratpop. Really appreciate all the inputs. I have also been looking at hitch mounted basket and bike carriers as additional purposes for using the hitch. I will let the dealer do the install when I am going in for the latest transmission flash. Hopefully on Monday.
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Re: Noob question on towing with V6

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Wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Thanks mswlogo and padgett. Actually the cooler on mine is as wide as the radiator too. But as you pointed out, I won't be worrying too much about that for my needs.

I thought of doing it myself. But I don't have a garage or the appropriate tools(for cutting the bumper) . And the dealer quoted 446 and an additional 40 for the 4/7 pin adapter. Since this seems to be lesser than what I read in other threads. I am contemplating on getting it done at the dealers.

How do you find the tyranny temperature? I don't see it available in the screen setup. Did u have to install a gauge
Tranny temp is in the EVIC - same area as oil temp
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Re: Noob question on towing with V6

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Tranny temp is in the EVIC - same area as oil temp
When you get to the Icon that looks like a Jeep Grill on the little Dial on the Left

Hit the Left Right Arrow buttons on either side of the OK button on the steering wheel.

On Almost every Up Down Selection there are multiple Left vs Right Pages.

Like on the Trip Computer you can go Left Right to Trip A or Trip B and Reset them independently.

I think the Jeep Stats group, defaults to TPMS and additionally has all the Temps, Battery Volts etc.
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Wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Thanks mswlogo and padgett. Actually the cooler on mine is as wide as the radiator too. But as you pointed out, I won't be worrying too much about that for my needs.

I thought of doing it myself. But I don't have a garage or the appropriate tools(for cutting the bumper) . And the dealer quoted 446 and an additional 40 for the 4/7 pin adapter. Since this seems to be lesser than what I read in other threads. I am contemplating on getting it done at the dealers.

How do you find the tyranny temperature? I don't see it available in the screen setup. Did u have to install a gauge
$486 sounds like a pretty good deal.
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