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Toyota Corolla Owners Manual: Towing your vehicle with 4 wheels on the ground

Toyota Corolla Owners Manual / Driving / Before driving / Towing your vehicle with 4 wheels on the ground

To prevent damage to your vehicle, perform the following procedures before towing.

1 Shift the shift lever to N.

2 Turn the engine switch to the ACC position (without a smart key system) or ACCESSORY mode (with a smart key system).

(, 166) Ensure that the audio system and other powered devices are turned off.

3 Release the parking brake.

After towing, leave the engine in idle for at least 3 minutes before driving the vehicle.

■Necessary equipment and accessories

Specialized equipment and accessories are required for dinghy towing. Contact the service branch of the motor home manufacturer regarding recommended equipment.

NOTICE

■Dinghy towing direction

Do not tow the vehicle backwards.

Doing so may cause serious damage.

■To prevent the steering from locking

■To prevent the steering from locking

Vehicles without a smart key system: Ensure the engine switch is in the ACC position.

Vehicles with a smart key system: Ensure the engine switch is in ACCESSORY mode.

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