Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Towing the vehicle on four whe

Emergency Towing

If your vehicle becomes inoperable (without access to wheel dollies, car-hauling trailer, or flatbed transport vehicle), it can be flat-towed (all wheels on the ground, regardless of the powertrain and transmission configuration) under the following conditions: Х Your vehicle is facing forward for towing in a forward direction.

Х Place the transmission in position N. See Automatic transmission in the Transmission chapter if you cannot move the transmission into N.

Х Maximum speed is 35 mph (56 km/h).

Х Maximum distance is 50 miles (80 kilometers).

Recreational Towing

Note

: Put your climate control system in recirculated air mode to prevent exhaust fumes from entering your vehicle. See the Climate Control chapter.

Follow these guidelines if you have a need for recreational towing, such as towing your vehicle behind a motorhome. We designed these guidelines to prevent damage to your transmission.

Do not tow your vehicle with any wheels on the ground, as vehicle or transmission damage may occur. It is recommended to tow your vehicle with all four (4) wheels off the ground, such as when using a car-hauling trailer. Otherwise, you cannot tow your vehicle.

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