Volvo V50 2006 Owner Manual

Emergency towing The towing eyelet is located under the floor of the cargo area. This eyelet must be screwed into the, Page 136 of 225 pages for Volvo V50 2006 Owner Manual.

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2006 Volvo V50 Emergency towing The towing eyelet is located under the floor of the cargo area. This eyelet must be screwed into the positions provided on the right sides of either the front or rear bumper (see illustrations). To attach the towing eyelet: 1. Use a coin or screwdriver to pry open the lower edge of the cover. 2. Screw the towing eyelet in place first by hand and then using the tire iron until it is securely in place. After the vehicle has been towed, the eyelet should be removed and returned to the tool bag. Press the cover back into position. Towing a vehicle with all four wheels on the ground WARNING! Volvo does not recommend towing a disabled vehicle behind another vehicle. Significant difficulty in steering and braking, combined with unfavorable weather, traffic, and road conditions may make it impossible to maintain vehicle control. 1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Insert the key into the ignition to unlock the steering wheel. The steering wheel must be unlocked. With the engine off and the vehicle at a standstill, great effort will be required to turn the steering wheel. WARNING! Towing a vehicle with a locked steering wheel will make the vehicle impossible to steer. 3. Turn the ignition key to position II. file:///K|/ownersdocs/2006/2006_V50/06v50_07b.htm (8 of 15)12/30/2006 4:49:37 PM

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