2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5 — Owner's Manual – Page #378

Posted on 29 Nov, 2019
Model: 2020 Audi Q5 / SQ5
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Emergency
assistance
Preparations
>
Only
secure
the
towing
cable
or
tow
bar
at
the
designated
towing
loops
>
page
376,
=>
page
376.
>
Make
sure
the
towing
cable
is
not
twisted.
Oth-
erwise
it
could
disconnect
from
the
towing
loop
while
towing.
>
Switch
the
emergency
flashers
on
in
both
vehi-
cles
>
page
43.
However,
do
not
do
this
if it
prohibited
by
law.
Towing
vehicle
(front)
>
Only
start
to
drive
when
the
towing
cable
is
taut.
>
Press
the
brake pedal
very
carefully.
>
Avoid
sudden
braking
or
driving
maneuvers.
Vehicle
being
towed
(rear)
>
Make
sure
the
ignition
is
switched
on
so
that
the
steering
wheel
is
not
locked
and
so
that you
can use the
turn
signals,
the
horn,
and
the
windshield
wipers
if
needed
>
A\.
>
Switching
it
off
before
the
vehicle
has
stopped
may
impair
the
function
of
the
brake
booster
and
power
steering.
You
would
then
need
to
use
more
force
to
steer
and
brake
the
vehicle.
>
Release
the
parking
brake
>
page
89.
>
Select
the
“N”
selector
lever
position.
>
Make
sure
the
towing
cable
is
always
taut.
Z\
WARNING
Never
tow
a
vehicle
using
a
tow
bar
or
towing
cable
if
the
vehicle
does
not
have
electrical
power.
Front
towing
loop
BFY-0082
Fig.
286
Front
bumper:
installing
the
towing
loop
376
The
threaded
opening
for
the
towing
loop
is
lo-
cated
on
the
right
side
of
the
front
bumper.
>
Remove
the
towing
loop
from
the
vehicle
tool
kit
>
page
367.
>
Pull
sharply
on
the
trim
in
the
direction
of
the
arrow
to
remove
>
fig.
286.
>
Tighten
the
towing
loop
in
the
threaded
open-
ing
until
it
stops
and
then
tighten
it
with
a
wheel
wrench.
>
After using, place
the
towing
loop
back
in
the
vehicle
tool
kit.
A\
WARNING
If
the
towing
loop
is
not
tightened
until
it
stops
when
installing,
the
threads
may
be
pulled
out
when
towing
the
vehicle
and
result
in
an
accident.
C)
Note
The
trim
is
attached
to
the
bumper
with
sev-
eral
hooks.
To
reduce
the
risk of
damage,
do
not
use
any
force
when
removing
and
instal-
ling.
Rear
towing
loop
oA
Fig.
287
Rear
bumper:
installing
the
towing
loop
Vehicles
with
a
towing
loop
On
vehicles
without
a
factory-installed
trailer
hitch*,
the
towing
loop
threads
are
located
on
the right
rear
side
of
the
bumper.
>
Remove
the
towing
loop
from
the
vehicle
tool
kit
>
page
367.
>
Press
the
cap
inward
with
brief,
strong
pressure
=>
fig.
287.
The
cap
will
loosen
from
the
bump-
er.

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