Toyota Yaris: If the vehicle becomes stuck - Steps to take in an emergency - When trouble arises - Toyota Yaris XP130 2010–2018 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: If the vehicle becomes stuck

Carry out the following procedures if the tires spin or the vehicle becomes stuck in mud, dirt, or snow:

Stop the engine. Set the parking brake and shift the shift lever to P (vehicles

Stop the engine. Set the parking brake and shift the shift lever to P (vehicles with an automatic transmission) or N (vehicles with a manual transmission).

Remove the mud, snow or sand from around the stuck tire.

Remove the mud, snow or sand from around the stuck tire.

Place wood, stones or some other material under the tires to help provide traction.

Place wood, stones or some other material under the tires to help provide traction.

Restart the engine.

Restart the engine.

Shift the shift lever to the D or R position (vehicles with an automatic transmission)

Shift the shift lever to the D or R position (vehicles with an automatic transmission) or 1 or R position (vehicles with a manual transmission) and carefully apply the accelerator to free the vehicle.

Turn off TRAC and VSC if these functions are hampering your attempts to free the vehicle. (→P. 163)

■Emergency hook

When your vehicle becomes stuck and cannot move, the emergency hook is used for

When your vehicle becomes stuck and cannot move, the emergency hook is used for another vehicle to pull your vehicle out in an emergency. Your vehicle is not designed to tow another vehicle.

CAUTION

■When attempting to free a stuck vehicle

If you choose to push the vehicle back and forth to free it, make sure the surrounding area is clear to avoid striking other vehicles, objects or people. The vehicle may also lunge forward or lunge back suddenly as it becomes free. Use extreme caution.

■When shifting the shift lever (vehicles with an automatic transmission)

Be careful not to shift the shift lever with the accelerator pedal depressed. This may lead to unexpected rapid acceleration of the vehicle that may cause an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

NOTICE

■To avoid damaging to the transmission and other components

●Avoid spinning the wheels and depressing the accelerator pedal more than necessary.
●If the vehicle remains stuck even after these procedures are performed, the vehicle may require towing to be freed.

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