Mitsubishi motors recommend using a flatbed type of recovery truck if your vehicle breaks down or you need to transport it to other locations. Towing the vehicle is not allowed because the drive train is damaged or causes more damage if the vehicle is at fault.
How to tow, recover safely.
The flatbed type of recovery truck is excellent, the recovery driver is trained for this job. All 4 wheel is free and movable when driving or pulling up on the truck is should be the selector lever N position /READY MODE/ otherwise damaging the parking mechanism in the trans axle what is cost a lot of money.
Front road wheels are lifted up and towed. If you have to tow the vehicle by the front wheels are lifted procedure, observe the precautions and the conditions. Turn off the power supply mode of the electric motor switch. The towing vehicle speed maximum of 30 km/h or less, and the driving distance should not be more than 30 km. If you fail these conditions, the towed vehicle may be damaged. If the vehicle is towed by lifting the front or rear road wheels with a chain or lifting the rear road wheels on a dolly, the vehicle will become unstable. Never use these procedures. The front or rear bumper or the electric motor may also be damaged.
Towing with a rope may dangerous an accident or vehicle damage. The vehicle is loaded on a flatbed procedure is recommended. If you have to tow the vehicle with a rope is possible but have to follow this procedure.
-The vehicle fault free and not damaged.
-Both the front and rear wheels must be able to rotate normally and freely.
-The vehicle is on READY MODE.
-Release the parking brake, and move the selector lever to the N position.
-If you tow the vehicle with the power supply mode of the electric motor switch ON, READY MODE the steering or brake pedal may become heavy and weak because the auxiliary battery goes flat quickly and potentially an accident waiting.
-The electric parking lock can be released only when the power supply mode of the electric motor switch is turned on or at ready status.
The towing vehicle speed maximum of 30 km/h or less, and the driving distance should not be more than 30 km. Failing to observe these conditions may cause an accident. For vehicles equipped with the Adaptive Cruise Control system (ACC) and Forward Collision Mitigation system (FCM), stop these systems from unexpected operations when towing it may cause an accident.