Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Recreational towing

Note

: Do not tow with the Shelby GT500 model. It cannot tow a trailer.

Note

: Do not exceed the trailer weight for your vehicle configuration listed in the chart below.

Note

: Make sure to take into consideration trailer frontal area. Do not exceed 12 feet2 (1.11 meters2) trailer frontal area.

Note

: For high altitude operation, reduce the gross combined weight by 2% per 1000 feet (300 meters) starting at the 1000 foot (300 meter) elevation point.

Note

: Certain states require electric trailer brakes for trailers over a specified weight. Be sure to check state regulations for this specified weight. The maximum trailer weights listed may be limited to this specified weight, as your vehicles electrical system may not include the wiring connector needed to use electric trailer brakes.

Your vehicle may tow a Class I trailer provided the maximum trailer weight is less than or equal to the maximum trailer weight listed for your vehicle configuration on the following chart.

Essential towing checks


    Trailer towing
    WARNING: Do not exceed the GVWR or the GAWR specified on the certification label. WARNING: Towing trailers beyond the maximum recommended gross trailer weight exceeds the limit of your vehicle an ...

    Essential towing checks
    Follow these guidelines for safe towing: Do not tow a trailer until you drive your vehicle at least 1000 miles (1600 kilometers). Consult your local motor vehicle laws for towing a trailer. ...

    Other materials:

    Powertrain/Drivetrain Mount Neutralizing
    Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) (Description and Operation) Noise is any undesirable sound, usually unpleasant in nature. Vibration is any motion, shaking or trembling, that can be felt or seen when an object moves back and forth or up and down. Harshne ...

    Wheel Hub or Axle Flange Bolt Circle Runout
    Wheel Hub or Axle Flange Bolt Circle Runout NOTE: The brake discs must be removed to carry out all runout measurements. 1. Position the special tool perpendicular to the wheel hub or axle flange bolt, as close to the hub or flange face as possible. Zero the ...

    Interior Lighting (Diagnosis and Testing)
    Interior Lighting (Diagnosis and Testing) Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 111 , Remote Control Alarm and Lock System for schematic and connector information. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 59 , Generic Electronic Module for schematic and connector inform ...