Volvo DL 1981 Owner Manual

pg. 40 Emergency towing (pulling), Page 52 of 127 pages for Volvo DL 1981 Owner Manual. The Owner Manual is applied into the following products: GL 1981, GT 1981

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1981 Volvo DL, GL and GLT WARNING! Always place gear selector in Park and parking brake on before leaving vehicle. NOTE: Never select P or R while the car is in motion. When initially selecting D, 2, 1 or R the car should be standing still with engine idling. When traveling abroad or for police use, the gear selector should not be downshifted to 2 or 1 at speeds above 75 mph (125km/h). pg. 40 Emergency towing (pulling) Precautionary steps to observe when towing Steering must be unlocked. Observe legal speeds. Remember that power brake and power steering assists will not be available when engine is inoperative. Pedal pressure required is 3 - 4 times above normal and greater steering effort must be employed. Towing cars equipped with automatic transmission: Gear selector in position N. Check transmission oil level (see section titled "Transmission Oil"). Maximum speed: 20 mph (30 km/h). Maximum distance: 20 miles (30 km). Cars equipped with automatic transmission cannot be started by pushing or pulling. file:///K|/ownersdocs/1981/81_dl_gl_glt/81DLGLGLT_02.htm (8 of 13)12/22/2006 10:28:34 PM

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