Emergency towing

Emergency towing  - Wrecker towing - Roadside Emergencies - Lincoln MKX Owners Manual - Lincoln MKX

In case of a roadside emergency with a disabled vehicle (without access to wheel dollies, car hauling trailer, or flatbed transport vehicle) your vehicle (regardless of transmission powertrain configuration) can be flat towed (all wheels on the ground) under the following conditions:

Х Vehicle is facing forward so that it is being towed in a forward direction.
Х Place the transmission in N (Neutral). Refer to Brake-shift interlock in the Driving chapter for specific instructions if you cannot move the gear shift lever into N (Neutral).
Х Maximum speed is not to exceed 35 mph (56 km/h).
Х Maximum distance is 50 miles (80 km).

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