Toyota Yaris: Dinghy towing
with automatic transmission
Your vehicle is not designed to be dinghy towed (with four wheels on the ground) behind a motorhome.
Do not tow your vehicle with four wheels on the ground. This may cause serious damage to your vehicle.
with manual transmission
Your vehicle can be dinghy towed (with four wheels on the ground) from the front behind a motorhome.
Dinghy towing requires special equipment and accessories. Please refer to your service outlet of the motorhome manufacture for the recommended equipment.
Dinghy towing does not eliminate the possibility of damage to your vehicle.
DINGHY TOWING TIPS
Before dinghy towing, be sure to observe the following in order to reduce the damage to your vehicle.
1. Put the shift lever in neutral.
2. Turn the ignition switch to the “ACC” position. Make sure the audio is turned off and any item is not plugged into the power outlet.
To avoid the locking of the steering wheel, turn the ignition switch to the “ACC” position.
3. Release the parking brake.
After dinghy towing, let the engine idle for more than 3 minutes before driving the vehicle.
Do not tow your vehicle from the rear. This may cause serious damage to your vehicle.
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