Toyota Yaris: If your vehicle becomes stuck - In case of an emergency - Toyota Yaris XP90 2005–2010 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: If your vehicle becomes stuck

If your vehicle becomes stuck in snow, mud, sand, etc., then you may attempt to rock the vehicle free by moving it forward and backward.

CAUTION.

Do not attempt to rock the vehicle free by moving it forward and backward if people or objects are any where near the vehicle. During the rocking operation the vehicle may suddenly move forward or backward as it becomes unstuck, causing injury or damage to nearby people or objects.

NOTICE.

If you rock your vehicle, observe the following precautions to prevent damage to the transmission and other parts.

Do not depress the accelerator pedal while shifting the selector lever or before the transmission is completely shifted to forward or reverse gear.

Do not race the engine and avoid spinning the wheels.

If your vehicle remains stuck after rocking the vehicle several times, consider other ways such as towing.

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