2017 Hyundai Elantra Owners Manual

What to do in an emergency
Emergency towing
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
not locked.
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
good condition.
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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