Summary of Contents for Honda Accord 1989 Service Manual - Page 11

  • Honda Accord 1989 Service Manual - Page 11

    Towing lf possible, always tow the car with the front wheels off the ground. The tow (luck driver should position wood spacer blocks between the cars heme and his chains and litt straps to avoid damaging the bumper and the body under it. Do not use the bumpers to lift the car or to support the cars weight while towing. Check local regulations for towing with a chain or framermoumed tow bar. A chain may be attached to the hack shown in the illustration. Do not attach a tow bar to either bumper. If the car is to be towed with lour wheels on the ground, observe the lollawing precautions: 1 t Wheels and axles must not be touching the body or frame. a 2. Turn the ignition key to the “I” position and make sure the steering wheel turns heely. 3. Place the transmission in NEUTRAL. 4. Release the parking brake‘ 5‘ DO NOT exceed 55 kmlh (35 MPH) for dlstancss of more than 80 km (50 miles). Do NOT push or tow e car to nan It. The iomerd surge when the englne mill could nude a col» llslon‘ Also, under some condltlens. the cetalytlc con- verter (on some types) could bl damaged. A car equip- ped with automatic transmission cannot be started by pushing er towing. TOWING HOOK 1-9