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Dinghy Towing

Notice: If a two-wheel-drive vehicle is towed with all four wheels on the ground,

Notice: If a two-wheel-drive vehicle is towed with all four wheels on the ground, the transmission could be damaged. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Do not tow a two-wheel-drive vehicle with all four wheels on the ground.

Two-wheel-drive vehicles should not be towed with all four wheels on the ground. Two-wheel-drive transmissions have no provisions for internal lubrication while being towed.

To dolly tow a two-wheel-drive vehicle, the vehicle must be towed with the rear wheels on the dolly. See “Dolly Towing (Rear Wheels Off the Ground)” following.

    All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles
    Dinghy and Dolly Towing Notice: Towing an all-wheel-drive vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, or even with only two of its wheels on the ground, will damage drivetrain components. Do no ...

    Dolly Towing (Front Wheels Off the Ground)
    Notice: If a two-wheel drive vehicle is towed with the rear wheels on the ground, the transmission could be damaged. The repairs would not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Never tow the vehicle ...

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    Releasing seat belts
    ► Press release button 4 and guide belt tongue 2 back towards belt sash guide 1. Make sure that the seat belt is fully rolled up. Otherwise, the seat belt or belt tongue will be trapped i ...

    Crash-responsive emergency lighting
    The interior lighting is activated automatically if the vehicle is involved in an accident. ► To switch off the crash-responsive emergency lighting: press the hazard warning lamp button. ...

    Front Seats
    The front seats have adjustable head restraints in the outboard seating positions. The height of the head restraint can be adjusted. Pull the head restraint up to raise it. Try to move the head re ...