Ford Fusion: Towing the vehicle on four wheels - Vehicle recovery - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Towing the vehicle on four wheels

All vehicles

WARNINGS:

Switch the ignition on when yourvehicle is being towed. The steeringlock will engage and the directionindicators and brake lamps will not workif you do not.

WARNINGS:

The brake servo and the powersteering pump do not operateunless the engine is running. Pressthe brake pedal harder and allow forincreased stopping distances and heaviersteering.

CAUTIONS:

Too much tension in the tow ropecould cause damage to your vehicleor the vehicle that is towing.

Do not use a rigid tow bar on thefront towing eye.

Drive off slowly and smoothly withoutjerking the vehicle that is towing.

Vehicles with a Durashift EST

CAUTION:

Select neutral when your vehicle isbeing towed.

Vehicles with an automatictransmission

CAUTIONS:

Do not tow your vehicle faster than50 km/h (30 mph) or further than 50kilometres (30 miles).

If a speed of 50 km/h (30 mph) anda distance of 50 kilometres (30 miles)is to be exceeded the drive wheelsmust be lifted clear of the ground.

In the event of a mechanical failureof the transmission the drive wheelsmust be lifted clear of the ground.

Do not tow your vehicle backwards.

Select neutral when your vehicle isbeing towed.

    Towing points
    Front towing eye The screw-in towing eye is attached tothe vehicle jack in the luggagecompartment. Keep the towing eye withthe vehicle at all times. CAUTION: The screw-in towing eye has aleft-hand ...

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