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

CAUTION

(1) This vehicle cannot be towed by a tow truck using Type A equipment to prevent the bumper from deformation. If this vehicle is towed, use Type B, Type C, Type D or Type E equipment.
(2) In case the vehicle with automatic transmission must be towed farther than 30 km, transport the vehicle with all wheels off the ground (Type B or C) or with front wheels off the ground (Type D).
(3) If the transmission is not operating, transport the vehicle with all wheels off the ground (Type B or C).

Towing with front wheels off the ground (Type D)

Release the parking brake. Place the gearshift lever (manual transmission) or the selector lever (automatic transmission) in the “N” (NEUTRAL) position.

Towing with rear wheels off the ground (Type E)

Place the gearshift lever (manual transmission) or the selector lever (automatic transmission) in the “N” (NEUTRAL) position.

Turn the ignition key to the “ACC” position and secure the steering wheel in a straightahead position with a rope, etc.

Never place the ignition key in the “LOCK” position. It is dangerous as the steering wheel may lock.

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