Hyundai Elantra: Emergency towing precautions - Emergency towing - Towing - What to do in an emergency - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: Emergency towing precautions


  • Turn the ignition switch to ACC so the steering wheel isnТt locked.
  • Place the transaxle shift lever in N (Neutral).
  • Release the parking bake.
  • Press the brake pedal with more force than normal since you will have reduced brake performance.
  • More steering effort will be required because the power steering system will be disabled.
  • If you are driving down a long hill, the brakes may overheat and brake performance will be reduced. Stop often and let the brakes cool off.

CAUTION - Automatic transaxle CAUTION - Automatic transaxle

If the car is being towed with all four wheels on the ground, it can be towed only from the front. Be sure that the transaxle is in neutral. Do not tow at speeds greater than 25 mph (40 km/h) and for more than 15 miles (25 km). Be sure the steering is unlocked by placing the ignition switch in the ACC position. A driver must be in the towed vehicle to operate the steering and brakes.

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