Hyundai Elantra: Towing - General Information - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Towing


If the vehicle needs to be towed, call a professional towing service. Never tow vehicle with just a rope or chain. It is very dangerous.
If the vehicle cannot be transported by flat-bed, if should be towed with the front wheels off the ground. If due to damage, the vehicle must be toward with the front wheels on the ground, do the following :
Manual Transmission
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Release the parking brake.
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Shift the transmission to neutral
Automatic Transmission
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Release the parking brake.
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Start the engine.
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Shift to [D] position, then [N] position.
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Turn off the engine.
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The vehicle equipped with full-time 4WD should be only transported on a flat-bed.
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Improper towing preparation will damage the transaxle. follow the above procedure exactly. If you cannot shift the transaxle or start the engine(automatic transaxle), your vehicle must be transported on a flatbed.
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It is the best to tow vehicle no farther than 30km (19miles), and keep the speed below 50km/h (30mph). (For the full-time 4WD vehicle, limit the towing to 1.5km (1mile) and 15km/h (10mph)
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Trying to lift or tow your vehicle by the bumpers will cause serious damage. The bumpers are not designed to support the vehicle's weight.
Front :

Rear :

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