1.33.5. Towage of the car
Arrangement of hooks for towage
1. A hook for towage
2. A hook for raising of the car
The car can be towed at any speed of towage allowed by the law and without restriction of distance if to include neutral transfer. At towage of the car, transfer the gear shifting lever to the provision of a neutral broadcast N and the lever of switching of the drive in neutral situation or in situation 2H.
The car can be towed on the maximum distance in 30 km. Speed of towage should not exceed 30 km/h. At towage neutral transfer has to be included. At towage of the car, transfer the lever of the automatic transmission to the provision of a neutral broadcast N and the lever of switching of the drive – in situation 2H. If the transmission failed or if the car needs to be towed on distance, further, than 30 km, it is necessary to disconnect the back driveshaft or to tow the car so that back wheels did not concern the earth.
On cars with system of blocking of back differential it is necessary to switch off this system at towage of the car.
At towage of the car turn a key in the ignition lock in the provision of ACC or ON in order that the steering column was not closed.
Include system of the alarm system.
At towage, drivers of cars have to keep in touch and move with a small speed. Avoid sharp braking and dispersal.
As at towage the engine does not work, the system of strengthening of brakes and system of strengthening of steering, also, do not work. It means that for braking of the car and turn of a steering wheel it is necessary to apply big strengthenings, than usually.
At the movement down a steep slope of a brake can overheat that will lead to decrease in their efficiency. In this case for towage of the car it is recommended to use services of experts.
When using a forward towing hook, bind a rope very accurately in order that it did not damage a car body.
In the following cases it is necessary to address special service for towage of the car:
– the engine works, but the car does not go, or moves with unusual strong noise;
– in the automatic transmission there is no liquid.
Towage of the car (without ignition keys)
At towage of the car without ignition key it is necessary to be especially accurate as the steering column is closed. At towage it is necessary to switch the lever of switching of the drive to situation 2H and to lift forward wheels.
In order that at towage the car was not damaged, use of the special towing equipment is necessary.