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1.7.10. Towage of the faulty car

Towage of the car with the mechanical transmission

Fig. 1.152. The rule of 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

Fig. 1.153. The rule of towage of the car with the automatic transmission



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 forward forward wheels have to be on the towing cart. In case of towage of the car with the lifted forward wheels be convinced that the parking brake is switched off.

NOTE
Before towage check liquid level in the automatic transmission. If it is below mark "NOTES" ("Hot") in the probe, add liquid. If it is impossible to add liquid, it is necessary to use the cart for towage.

Emergency towage

Fig. 1.154. Towage of the car by means of a cable


In case of emergency towage, when there is no an opportunity to use services of the tow truck, you fix a towing cable or a chain to one of towing hooks in the lower forward part of the car (fig. 1.154).
Towage should not be applied this way at damage of wheels, a running gear, axes, details of steering or the brake system. Before towage be convinced that the transmission is in neutral situation, and the ignition key in the provision of "ASS" ("The additional equipment") (when the engine does not work) or of the provision of "ON" ("Incl.") (when the engine works). At towage the driver has to be in the car to operate it.

ATTENTION
If at towage all four wheels concern the earth, the towing cable has to fasten only to a forward part of the car. Previously be convinced that the transmission is in neutral situation. It is recommended to tow the car not further, than on 25 km and not to exceed speed in 50 km/h. Make sure that the ignition key is in situation "ASS" and the steering mechanism is unblocked. The driver has to is in the towed car to have an opportunity to operate a wheel and brakes.