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Can an automatic car be towed?


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Answered 2011-09-12 14:56:14
YesYes. You just have to put it in neutral first.

not for any lenght of time and at very low speed not recommended lift drive wheels off the ground you can burn the transmission pdq don't


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You typically have to remove the driveshaft.

You should never tow a car with Automatic transmission

No and I could be wrong on this but if it is a true automatic transmission and not the DSG, you have to disconnect the drive wheels from the transmission like with every other car sold with a automatic.

If the car is in your name and it gets towed you have to pay for towing.

Any car can be towed regardless of stickers

towed and toedTowed, ToedAfter the accident, the car was towed away.

The owners manual said that the car is only supposed to be towed flat, given that its an automatic transmission. The manual is not to be towed flat or used to tow anything. Hope that helps

Call the state police, they had it towed and can tell you where it was towed to.

Yes, cars can be towed without a key, and most cars that are towed do not have keys. If a car is towed for being illegally parked, they don't get in touch with the owner of the car and ask to have the key so the car can be towed, they just tow it. The car does not have to have its engine turned on in order to tow it; the tow truck just pulls it along.

2002 Jeep Liberty 2WD Standard can be towed in neutral. 2002 Jeep Liberty 2WD Automatic cannot be towed. 2002 Jeep Liberty 4WD Standard & Automatic can be towed by placing transfer case in neutral and removing a fuse from the fuse block (ignition fuse). The 2WD Automatic must have the driveshaft disconnected or you must use a tow dolly or car trailer.

You can use jumper cables, but cars with automatics shouldn't be towed or pushed as an attempt to start them. It can damage the transmission.

Yes, your car can be flat towed.

Yes! Any vehicle has the capability of being towed. If the vehicle has 4 rolling wheels and is in neutral, it can be towed.

No you can not have your neighbors car towed unless it's private property or the neighbors car is blocking your driveway.

The towtruck towed a car containing a box which had a toad in it.

If you can't find it in your garage then it might have been towed.

If the car has an automatic transmission (like all g20's I think), you will need a car dolly that picks the front 2 wheels off the ground.

As a rule, automatics shouldn't be towed. A few blocks at low speed won't destroy anything, but that's about it.

after a car has been towed you should either buy a new one or either rent one from a car seller that can let you rent one

In most municipalities in Canada it can be towed if it is not owned by a resident of the home.

A car with an automatic transmission.

It gets towed. Where it goes from there depends on the reason it was towed. It could go to an impound yard, a tow company yard, or a repair center, or back to your home if you had it towed.

A 2006 - 2009 manual transmission FWD SX4 can be flat towed. None of the automatic variations or AWD variations of the SX4 can be flat towed.

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