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What to do in an emergency
Emergency towing precautions
CAUTION - Automatic
Turn the ignition switch to ACC so
the steering wheel isn’t locked.
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. Be sure the steer-
ing is unlocked by placing the
ignition switch in the ACC posi-
tion. A driver must be in the
towed vehicle to operate the
steering and brakes.
Place the transaxle shift lever in N
Release the parking bake.
Press the brake pedal with more
force than normal since you will
have reduced brake performance.
required because the power steer-
ing system will be disabled.
To avoid serious damage to
the automatic transaxle, limit
the vehicle speed to 10 mph
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.
km/h) and drive less than 1
mile (1.5 km) when towing.
Before towing, check under
your vehicle for leaking auto-
matic transaxle fluid. If the
automatic transaxle fluid is
leaking, a flatbed equipment
or towing dolly must be used.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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