Towing the vehicle by a tow truckTowing the vehicle by a tow truck  - Towing - For emergencies - Mitsubishi ASX Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi ASX

• This vehicle must not be towed by a tow truck using sling lift type equipment (Type A) as illustrated. Using a sling lift will damage the bumper and front end.

• Do not tow 2WD vehicles with CVT with the driving wheels on the ground (Type B) as illustrated.

This could result in the driving system damage.

• Do not tow 4WD vehicles with the front or rear wheels on the ground (Type B or Type C) as illustrated. This could result in driving system damage or the vehicle may jump at the carriage.

If you tow 4WD vehicles, use Type D or E equipment.

• On 2WD vehicles, if the transmission is malfunctioning or damaged, transport the vehicle with the driving wheels on a carriage (Type C, D or E) as illustrated.

• 4WD vehicles cannot be towed with only the front or rear tyres on the ground even if they are in “2WD” drive mode.

• [For 2WD vehicles equipped with the Active Stability Control (ASC)]

If the vehicle is towed with the ignition switch in the “ON” position or the operation mode in ON and only the front wheels or only the rear wheels raised off the ground (Type B or C), the ASC may operate, resulting in an accident.

When towing the vehicle with the rear wheels raised, turn the ignition switch to the “ACC” position or put the operation mode in ACC.

When towing the vehicle with the front wheels raised, keep the ignition switch or the operation mode as follows.

[Except for vehicles equipped with keyless operation system] The ignition switch is in “LOCK” or “ACC” position.

[Vehicles with keyless operation system] The operation mode is in OFF or ACC.

Towing with rear wheels off the ground (Type B)

Place the gearshift lever in the “N” (Neutral) position.

Turn the ignition switch to the “ACC” position or put the operation mode in ACC and secure the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position with a rope or tiedown strap. Never place the ignition switch in the “LOCK” position or put the operation mode in OFF when towing.

Towing with front wheels off the ground (Type C)

Release the parking brake.

Place the gearshift lever in the “N” (Neutral) position (M/T) or the selector lever in the “N” (NEUTRAL) position (CVT).

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