Peugeot 2008: In the event of a breakdown / Towing the vehicle

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle General recommendations

Observe the legislation in force in the country where you are driving.

Ensure that the weight of the towing vehicle is higher than that of the towed vehicle.

The driver must remain at the wheel of the towed vehicle and must have a valid driving licence.

When towing a vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, always use an approved towing arm; rope and straps are prohibited.

The towing vehicle must move off gently.

When the vehicle is towed with its engine off, there is no longer braking and steering assistance.

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle A professional towing service must be called if:

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle Before towing the vehicle, it is essential to put the vehicle in free-wheeling mode.

For more information on Changing to free-wheeling, refer to the corresponding section.

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle Electric motor

An electric vehicle must never be used for road transfers.

It may be used, for example, to exit a rut.

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle In case of battery or electric parking brake failure, it is essential to call a professional using flatbed recovery vehicles (excluding manual gearbox).

Access to the tools

For more information on accessing the Tool kit, refer to the corresponding section.

Towing your vehicle

To access the front screw thread:

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle

To be towed:

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle Failure to observe this instruction could result in damage to certain components (braking, transmission, etc.) and to the absence of braking assistance the next time the engine is started.

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle Automatic gearbox: never tow the vehicle with the driving wheels on the ground and the engine off.

Towing another vehicle

To access the rear screw thread:

Peugeot 2008. Towing the vehicle

To tow:

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