What to do in an emergency
If towing service is not available in an Always follow these emergency tow-
emergency, your vehicle may be ing precautions:
temporarily towed using a cable or
Place the ignition switch in the ACC
position so the steering wheel is
chain secured to the emergency tow-
ing hook at the front (or rear) of the
Use extreme caution when towing
the vehicle with a cable or chain. A
driver must be in the vehicle 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
Place the shift lever in N (Neutral).
Release the parking brake.
Depress the brake pedal with more
force than normal since you will
have reduced braking perform-
• More steering effort will be required
because the power steering system
will be disabled.
• Use a vehicle heavier than your
own to tow your vehicle.
The drivers of both vehicles should
communicate with each other fre-
Before emergency towing, check
that the hook is not broken or dam-
If towing is necessary, we recom-
mend you have it done by an author-
ized HYUNDAI dealer or a commer-
cial tow truck service.
• Fasten the towing cable or chain
securely to the hook.
Do not jerk the hook. Apply steady
and even force.
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