TOWING: breakdown

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Before any towing, including on a flatbed truck, set the gear control to N position and release the parking brake.

The speed specified by current legislation for towing must always be observed.

If you are driving the towing vehicle, do not exceed the permissible towing weight for your vehicle WEIGHTS (IN KG).

To carry out breakdown recovery on a flatbed or to tow the vehicle using a towing point (see the next page), observe the following instructions:

- card in the passenger compartment, press the engine start button;

- set the gear control to position N GEAR CONTROL, ELECTRONIC LEVER: the parking brake is released;

- press the engine Start button for more than two seconds. The accessories functions are supplied: you can use the vehicle lighting functions (hazard warning lights, brake lights, etc.). At night the vehicle lights must be on;

- once you have finished towing, press the engine start button for more than two seconds (risk of discharging the battery).

Choice of towing

It is strictly forbidden to tow the vehicle with the front wheels on the ground.

Do not leave the tools unsecured inside the vehicle as they may come loose under braking.

Access to towing points

Only use the front 2 and rear 5 towing points (never use the driveshafts or any other part of the vehicle). These towing points may only be used for pulling. They must never be used for lifting the vehicle directly or indirectly.

Screw in the tow eye 3 by hand as far as possible.

You must only use the towing eye 3.

Standard version

Front towing point

Press the upper section of the flap 1 to tilt it.

Rear towing point

Press and hold the area A while pulling area B (using a flat-blade screwdriver or similar) to open the flap 4.

Ensure that the towing eye is bolted correctly.

Risk of losing the towed object.

When the engine is stopped, steering and braking assistance are not operational.

- Use a rigid towing bar. If a rope or cable is used (where the law allows this), the vehicle being towed must be able to brake.

- A vehicle must not be towed if it is not fit to be driven.

- Avoid accelerating or braking suddenly when towing, as this may result in damage being caused to the vehicle.

- In all cases, it is advisable not to exceed 15.5 mph (25 km/h).

Sport version

Front towing point

Insert a finger through a hole in the front bumper grille and push the clip 7 upwards to unclip the part 6.

Pull the part 6 to remove it and access the front towing point 2. The part 6 is held by a link in prevent it from being lost.

Rear towing point

Insert a flat-blade screwdriver or similar in the recess provided, then pull to open the flap 8.