Having an automobile is practical, only a vehicle means a breakdown… And regrettably, we know perfectly, even the luckiest among us hardly ever fall through the cracks. However, between a vehicle that doesn’t start in the morning and breaking down on the highway, the outcomes are going to be quite different. In any case, a Audi Sq5 that doesn’t drive is difficult to move and the only answer is often to tow it to the closest mechanic. In this guideline we will teach you how to tow a Audi Sq5, respecting the legislation and guaranteeing maximum security. To do this, first we will examine the rules to follow when towing a Audi Sq5, then how to tow a Audi Sq5 yourself, and finally, the most sensible solution is to hire a specialist to tow your car.


The rules to follow if you want to tow an Audi Sq5

It is obviously possible to tow your car. However, if you want to go into towing a Audi Sq5 you will have to follow some legislation. We present them to you below:

  • Do not drive on motorways or expressways, because the speed at which you will tow your Audi Sq5 may put at risk yourself and other drivers if you do it on an expressway.
  • Do not go over 25 km/h, you must all the time stay in control of both cars, a high speed will not allow you to predict possible problems and the towed car may enter the first one
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  • Limit yourself to short distance journeys. If you have to travel several dozen kilometres, it is better to call a breakdown service.
  • When towing, try to be sure that the Audi Sq5 and the car towing it are correctly lined up, to keep up a great behaviour.
  • Switch on the warnings lights on both cars.
  • If the Audi Sq5 being towed has no battery, you will need to use a removable plate plugged into the first car so that you can notify the drivers behind you.

How to tow a Audi Sq5 by yourself

Now that you have discovered the basic specifications for safely towing a Audi Sq5, we will present you the different approaches to do it:

  • Use only a tow bar to tow your Audi Sq5, as ropes, straps or other products are not appropriate and will only risk you having an accident. If the towing device is flexible, you risk hitting the towing car. It will be better to buy a towing bar.
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  • You can use one of the three kinds existing tow bars to tow your Audi Sq5, telescopic bars (40 to 50 euros), folding bars (30 to 100 euros) and standard bars (30 to 40 euros).
  • Verify that you have two towing rings on the cars, which will allow you to ttach them together with the tow bar.
  • Verify that the towing car is heavier than the car to be towed.
  • Have working signalling on the Audi Sq5 to be towed.

These are the protocols to follow if you want to tow your Audi Sq5. However bear in mind that this solution should only be used for short distances to avoid a more expensive towing, if you have a long distance to cover we advise you to browse the following section.

Have your Audi Sq5 towed by a specialist

Finally, last part of our guide, if you are not able to tow your Audi Sq5 in good conditions, it remains the most reasonable method, to call a tow truck to tow your car. This may seem like an expensive choice, but in most insurance contracts, there is a clause that allows you to use their services free of charge. Here are the points to check on your insurance contract before calling a tow truck:

  • That the distance between your home and the place of breakdown is in respect with the mileage included in your agreement (generally covered more than 50 km from your home).
  • Verify that the problems you are being confronted with are well taken care of by your insurer.
  • Finally, check the deductible amount on your account.

Now you have all the information you need to tow your Audi Sq5 in good conditions.

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