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1.74. Towage of the car

Towage of the car with the driving wheels raised above the ground

As the general rule, cars need to be towed with the driving wheels raised above the ground. If because of essential damage of the car or because of other circumstances the car cannot be towed with the raised driving wheels, use the cart.

Towage of the car with the mechanical transmission

In case of towage of the car with the lifted forward wheels be convinced that the parking brake is switched off.

In case of towage of the car with the lifted back wheels, be convinced that the transmission is in neutral situation. Also, be convinced that the ignition key is in the provision of "ASS" ("The additional equipment"). It is necessary for prevention of damage of the mechanism of blocking of a steering wheel which is not calculated on keeping of forward wheels in rectilinear situation during towage of the car.

In case of damage any of details of the loaded wheels or a suspension bracket, it is necessary to use the cart for towage.

Towage of the car with the automatic transmission

Towage of the car with the automatic transmission, a back part of the car forward with the lifted back wheels is forbidden

Prevention

Towage of the car equipped with the automatic transmission, a back part of the car forward with the lifted back wheels is forbidden. It can seriously damage the transmission. In case of need towages of the car a back part of the car forward, forward wheels have to be on the towing cart.



In case of towage of the car with the lifted back wheels be convinced that the parking brake is switched off.

In case of towage of the car when all wheels are on the road, it can be towed only a forward part of the car forward. Make sure that the transmission is in neutral situation. Speed of towage should not exceed 50 km/h, and the towage distance on has to exceed 25 km.

Make sure that the steering wheel is unblocked, turn the ignition key in the provision of "ASS" ("The additional equipment"). At towage the driver has to be in the car to operate it.