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

► This vehicle must not be towed by a tow truck using sling lift type equipment Caution

► 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 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.
► Do not tow 2WD vehicles with CVT with the driving wheels on the ground (Type B) as illustrated. If the vehicle is towed like this, the automatic transmission (CVT) fluid may not reach all parts of the transmission, thus damaging it.
If you tow 2WD vehicles with CVT, use Type C, 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.
► For 2WD vehicles equipped with the Active stability control (ASC), if the vehicle is towed with the ignition switch in the “ON” position and only the front wheels or only the rear wheels raised off the ground, the ASC may operate, resulting in an accident.

Towing with rear wheels off the ground (Type B)

Place the gearshift lever in the “Neutral” position (M/T).

Turn the ignition switch to the “ACC” position and secure the steering wheel in a straightahead position with a rope or tie-down strap. Never place the ignition switch in the “LOCK” position when towing.

► Never tow an automatic transmission vehicle with the rear wheels up (and Caution

► Never tow an automatic transmission vehicle with the rear wheels up (and the front wheels on the ground) when the automatic transmission fluid level is low.
This may cause serious and expensive damage to the transmission.

Towing with front wheels off the ground (Type C)

Release the parking brake.

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

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