Can I put truck in neutral and tow it without a key

Asked by Feb 20, 2019 at 04:38 PM about the 2002 Ford Ranger

Question type: General

3 Answers


You would need to disconnect the transmission linkage on the side of the transmission. If you are planning on flat towing it, you will have an issue with the steering wheel being locked.


Manual transmission?


I would not tow it in nuetral if its a automatic and the rear wheels touching the ground . Instead tow it from the rear i use to do wrecker service and several people did tow there vehicle like this and later i was towing them back home

Your Answer:


Looking for a Used Ranger in your area?

CarGurus has 42,965 nationwide Ranger listings starting at $888.


Ford Ranger Experts

  • #1
    G A Arne
  • #2
  • #3
    Bob Beaman
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM


Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
4,535 Great Deals out of 247,424 listings starting at $982
Used Toyota Tacoma
1,043 Great Deals out of 55,998 listings starting at $2,500
Used Nissan Frontier
541 Great Deals out of 25,365 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3,809 Great Deals out of 159,702 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet S-10
615 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
233 Great Deals out of 6,548 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
992 Great Deals out of 40,917 listings starting at $995
Used Dodge Dakota
50 Great Deals out of 1,998 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota Tundra
804 Great Deals out of 36,795 listings starting at $1,950
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
839 Great Deals out of 47,570 listings starting at $2,990
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,745 Great Deals out of 65,727 listings starting at $1,100
Used Jeep Wrangler
480 Great Deals out of 17,248 listings starting at $2,900

Used Cars for Sale

2019 Ford Ranger For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 39,051 listings starting at $18,611
2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 713 listings starting at $3,600
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 314 listings starting at $3,495
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 206 listings starting at $3,995
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 277 listings starting at $2,590

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.