Tiedown Hooks

- Do not tow with sling-type equipment. This could damage your vehicle. Use wheel-lift or flatbed equipment.


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- If the parking brake cannot be released when towing the vehicle, transport the vehicle with all front and rear wheels raised off the ground as shown in the figure. If the vehicle is towed without raising the wheels off the ground, the brake system could be damaged.


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Wheel dollies

Tiedown Hooks*


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CAUTION

CAUTION

CAUTION

Do not use the front and rear tiedown eyelets for towing the vehicle.

They have been designed only for securing the vehicle to a transport vessel during shipping.

Using the eyelets for any other purpose could result in the vehicle being damaged.

β–Ό Tiedown Hooks

1. Remove the tiedown eyelet and the lug wrench from the luggage compartment (page 7-3).

2. Wrap a flathead screwdriver or similar tool with a soft cloth to prevent damage to a painted bumper, and open the cap located on the front or rear bumper.

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Front


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Jack lever

Jack lever

Jack lever

Rear


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CAUTION

CAUTION

CAUTION

Do not use excessive force as it may damage the cap or scratch the painted bumper surface.


NOTE

Remove the cap completely and store it so as not to lose it.

3. Securely install the tiedown eyelet using the lug wrench.

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Lug wrench

Lug wrench

Lug wrench

Tiedown eyelet

Tiedown eyelet

Tiedown eyelet

Front

Rear

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Tiedown eyelet

Tiedown eyelet

Tiedown eyelet

Lug wrench

Lug wrench

Lug wrench

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CAUTION

CAUTION

CAUTION

4. Hook the tying rope to the tiedown eyelet.


If the tiedown eyelet is not securely tightened, it may loosen or disengage from the bumper when tying the vehicle. Make sure that the tiedown eyelet is securely tightened to the bumper.




Towing Description

(Page 201)

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Warning/Indicator Lights and Warning Sounds

(Page 203)

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