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What to do in an emergency
If towing service is not available in an
emergency, your vehicle may be
temporarily towed using a cable or
chain secured to the emergency tow-
ing hook attached to the front (or
under the rear) of the vehicle.
Use extreme caution when towing the
vehicle. A driver must be in the vehi-
cle to steer it and operate the brakes.
Towing in this manner may be done
only on hard-surfaced roads for a
short distance and at low speeds.
Also, the wheels, axles, power train,
steering and brakes must all be in
• Attach a towing strap to the
Use extreme caution when tow-
ing the vehicle.
Using a portion of the vehicle
other than the tow hooks for
towing may damage the body
of your vehicle.
Use only a cable or chain
specifically intended for use
in towing vehicles. Securely
fasten the cable or chain to
the towing hook provided.
Avoid sudden starts or erratic
would place excessive stress
on the emergency towing hook
and towing cable or chain.The
hook and towing cable or
chain may break and cause
serious injury or damage.
If the disabled vehicle cannot
be moved, do not forcibly con-
tinue the towing. Contact an
authorized HYUNDAI dealer or
a commercial tow truck serv-
ice for assistance.
Tow the vehicle as straight
ahead as possible.
Keep away from the vehicle
Before emergency towing, check
that the hook is not broken or dam-
Fasten the towing cable or chain
securely to the hook.
Do not jerk the hook. Apply steady
and even force.
To avoid damaging the hook, do not
pull from the side or at a vertical
angle. Always pull straight ahead.
Do not use the tow hooks to pull a
vehicle out of mud, sand or other
conditions from which the vehicle
cannot be driven out under its own
Avoid towing a vehicle heavier than
the vehicle doing the towing.
The drivers of both vehicles should
communicate with each other fre-
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
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|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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