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Confirmed by Ford / BN today:

All 2021 Ford Bronco models will be flat towing capable, regardless of which available transfer case is equipped. Both the standard 4×4 and Advanced 4×4 transfer cases can be towed with all four wheels on the ground. The capability is noted in the Bronco build and price tool under the details for both the 4×4 systems and Bronco Nation has confirmed with Ford that this is correct.

Looking at the current Ranger owner’s manual can give us some clues for what will be required for Broncos to be towed in this configuration. A combination of selecting a setting on the Bronco’s informational display, selecting 2H on the GOAT dial, and shifting the transmission into neutral will probably be required to flat tow the Bronco without damaging the transfer case. Also, typical tips and tricks with flat towing will probably apply. Make sure that you set your climate control system to a recirculating air mode to keep the exhaust fumes out.

https://community.thebronconation.com/forums/threads/an-update-on-flat-towing-a-bronco.2853/
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Will the speedo roll while towed?
 

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How many Broncos can I daisy-chain tow haha?
 

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And remove both driveshafts.
It's been incredibly rare to have issues, however, driveshaft phasing has been a problem with Ranger. Ford's miracle "cure-all" for out-of-balance driveshafts has been the lackluster effort of gluing metal in places or drilling out material. Certainly they can hold their parts supplier to greater standards than what was done in the 1960's when tolerances were generous.

Will the speedo roll while towed?
Reports from the Ranger group indicate that when you engage the flat-tow via their lengthy process, it will disable the electronic O-do. Not great for tracking vehicle mileage, but the lesser of two evils.
 

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A combination of selecting a setting on the Bronco’s informational display, selecting 2H on the GOAT dial, and shifting the transmission into neutral will probably be required to flat tow the Bronco without damaging the transfer case. Also, typical tips and tricks with flat towing will probably apply. Make sure that you set your climate control system to a recirculating air mode to keep the exhaust fumes out.
It's not the transfer case that's at risk of damage, it's the auto transmission that overheats due to no fluid pumping to keep things cool.
 

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Great!

Add this to the list of times this has already been confirmed (Mike Levine, B&P, Tow Guide, etc etc etc), and bookmark it for all the future times someone will insist it's still up in the air.
 

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Best thing to do when flat towing is to disconnect the battery and use a light bar that feeds off the towing vehicle.
For brakes use "Ready-Brute" mechanical system.
Electrical systems today are too complex to risk mixing two together.
 

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Will the speedo roll while towed?
In most all vehicles these days with all electric speedos, the mileage doesn't roll forward when the vehicle is being flat towed. (Can't confirm it will be the case with the Bronco, but it is the norm)

In the old days when it was a mechanical speedo, the mileage did roll forward.
 

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