Towing the vehicle (308 SW with bench rear seat, 308 SW with individual rear seats)

Procedure for having your vehicle towed or for towing another vehicle using a

Procedure for having your vehicle towed or for towing another vehicle using a removable towing eye.

Access to the tools

The towing eye is installed in the lefthand side trim of the boot.

The towing eye is installed in the lefthand side trim of the boot.

To gain access to it:

open the boot, open the access flap in the left-hand side trim,

unclip the wheelbrace from its support,

remove the towing eye from the same support.

General recommendations

Observe the legislation in force in your country.

Ensure that the weight of the towing vehicle is higher than that of the towed vehicle.

The driver must stay at the wheel of the towed vehicle.

Driving on motorways and fast roads is prohibited when towing.

When towing a vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, always use an approved towing bar; rope and straps are prohibited.

When towing a vehicle with the engine off, there is no longer any power assistance for braking or steering.

In the following cases, you must always call on a professional recovery service:

- vehicle broken down on a motorway or fast road,
- when it is not possible to put the gearbox into neutral, unlock the steering, or release the parking brake,
- towing with only two wheels on the ground,
- where there is no approved towing bar available...

Towing your vehicle

On the front bumper, unclip the cover by pressing it on the left.

On the front bumper, unclip the cover by pressing it on the left.

Screw the towing eye in fully.

Install the towing bar.

Place the gear lever in neutral (position N on the automatic gearbox).

could result in damage to certain components (braking, transmission..) and the absence Failure to observe this instruction could result in damage to certain components (braking, transmission..) and the absence of braking assistance the next time the engine is started.

Unlock the steering by turning the ignition key one notch and release the parking brake.

Switch on the hazard warning lamps on both vehicles.

Move off gently and drive slowly for a short distance only.

Towing another vehicle

On the rear bumper, unclip the cover by pressing it on the left.

On the rear bumper, unclip the cover by pressing it on the left.

Screw the towing eye in fully.

Install the towing bar.

Switch on the hazard warning lamps on both vehicles.

Move off gently and drive slowly for a short distance only.

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