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In this section you'll find information about, towing on commercial tow truck , a vehicle with a dead battery must never be towed, vehicles with Keyless Access may only be towed with ignition on.
Towing the vehicle when the electric motor is turned off and the ignition is turned drains vehicle, minutes, electrical devices such as the emergency flashers may not have power necessary, never tow a vehicle without any electrical power, never remove the remote control vehicle key from the ignition switch or turn off the ignition with the starter button while the vehicle is moving.
Could suddenly engage, and you would not be able to steer or control vehicle, lose control of the vehicle, crash, and seriously injure yourself others, if the vehicle loses power while it is being towed, stop towing vehicle immediately, contact your authorized Volkswagen dealer or authorized Volkswagen Service Facility.
Towing a vehicle changes the way it handles and brakes, the driver of the vehicle that being towed, – Since the brake booster also does not work when the electric motor stopped, you, will need to press harder on the brake pedal to slow down or stop.
Not to rear-end towing vehicle, – Will have to use considerably more force to turn the steering wheel because power, the driver of the vehicle that doing towing, – Must accelerate gradually and gently avoid jerking movements.
– Must not brake hard steer sharply, – Must brake earlier and more gently than normal driving, cover for the threaded hole behind bumper, Please first read and note the introductory information heed WARNINGS.
Following text messages can be shown in instrument cluster display, failure to heed warning lights and instrument cluster text messages can cause vehicle, break down in traffic and result in a collision serious personal injury, never ignore warning lights text WARNINGS.
Always stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe do so, whenever stalled or stopped for repair, move the vehicle a safe distance off road, turn, on the emergency flashers, stop the electric motor, and use other warning devices warn, failure to heed warning lights or text WARNINGS can result vehicle damage.
For technical reasons it is not possible to tow-start or push-start your vehicle, towing on commercial tow truck, to help avoid damaging the vehicle, have it towed only by a professional towing company, never let the vehicle be towed at speeds above 30 mph (50 km/h).
Never let the vehicle be towed for more than 30 miles (50 km), shift the transmission into Neutral (N), tow the vehicle only with its front wheels off ground ⇒ , when not tow your vehicle.
If there is little or no oil in the transmission because of damage to your vehicle, it must be moved with, the drive wheels off the ground, be transported on a flatbed truck trailer, never let children or anyone else remain in the vehicle while it being towed.
The drive axle rotates while the vehicle is being towed with its rear wheels off ground, never tow the vehicle with the rear wheels off ground, towing eye; tow rope tow bar, a towing eye is included in your vehicle's tool kit.
Bumper and used when your vehicle is being towed by another vehicle, another threaded hole in the rear bumper, so you can use the towing eye to tow other vehicles well, towing a vehicle with a tow bar is safer and easier on both vehicles than using a tow rope, should be used only if a tow bar not available.
The tow rope should be flexible enough to help protect both vehicles from damage, attach the tow rope or tow bar only to the towing eye included in the vehicle tool kit purpose, check whether your vehicle can be towed at all; see below ⇒ page 412, When not tow your vehicle.