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Question Manual Trans 1.4L and Tow Hitch

I've got a 2017 Renegade Latitude, the manual transmission with the 1.4L engine. Jeep recommends NOT "towing" anything with this model. However, I'd like to have a tow hitch installed for one purpose: to mount my bicycle to the back of the vehicle. My bike barely weighs 30 pounds, if that (aluminum frame bike). I have the roof racks installed, but putting a bike up there, and taking it off for riding, is a big pain, not to mention issues with low bridge clearances; having it mounted to the back is much safer and more convenient.

Any recommendations for or against doing this?
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no problem you are not trying to tow anything. do not try to do anyone a favor by towing something
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By virtue of not attempting to hookup electricals, it should show you carried, not towed.

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2015 white Sport 4x4 M6, Air and Power packages, added Renegade 17 snowflakes and roof rails.

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