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How Can Towing Damage Your Car?

by Shawn William Creative Writer
       


When a car is towed, it's mostly because of an accident or because it has a mechanical problem. 

You do not want your vehicle to be harmed by the towing when you entrust your car to the towing service. 

However, if special precautions are not used, a tow truck will harm the car.


Heavy-duty towing can also lead to mechanical damage if it is not performed correctly. For instance, when a vehicle is not properly assembled, towing may damage the transmission. 

Although towing is not necessarily rocket science, it requires a learning curve and can be a very complicated procedure in some scenarios. Your car, its transmission and its engine can suffer a lot, however, even with road assistance. 

It is also a good idea to consider the potential risks and the steps you should take to avoid any adverse scenarios as a driver.


A wheel lifts the truck is forced into service when the flatbed is not available. They either raise the front or back tires and leave the other tires on the road during the ride. 

That is where things could go wrong if the driver of the tow truck doesn't have all the details he needs. Notice that with the use of car dolly all tires can be lifted.


In case the car has a manual transmission in most situations, except for long distances, little to no wear will occur. Whether the driving wheels or not are on the deck, despite being bent, doesn't matter. 

However, automatic transmissions need a little more focus.

Automatic transmissions will be perfect if the car is pulled on non-driving wheels. When that is not feasible and the driving wheels have to be towed with the vehicle, problems may occur. 

This form of towing should only be carried out on short distances and slower than average. Such automatic transmissions can be disabled without being too technical when towed on the ground with two wheels.


Most drivers of the tow truck know that and are going to ask you about your vehicle. Consult the manual of your ownership if you don't know your camshaft from a drive shaft.


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