TOW TRUCK (Cont).
When towing vehicle with front axle and rear tandem on
ground, ensure that interaxle lockout (all-wheel drive) control valve switch is in
UNLOCK (DISENGAGE) position. Ensure that universal joint on rear of propeller
shaft (at the input to the forward-rear axle) is disconnected and tied up to vehicle
When front axle of vehicle being towed is lifted off the ground,
disconnect universal joint on propeller shaft (at the input to the forward-rear axle) and
tie it up to vehicle undercarriage.
When rear tandem axles of vehicle being towed are lifted off
ground, ensure interaxle lockout (all-wheel drive) control valve switch is in
UNLOCKED (DISENGAGE) position. Place transfer case selector lever in Neutral
Propeller shafts must be disconnected to prevent opera-
tion of transfer case and interaxle lockout (all-wheel
drive) control valve switch must be in UNLOCK (DISEN-
GAGE) position before towing vehicle. Failure to follow
this caution may result in transmission damage.
Towing vehicle speed should not exceed 15 mph on pri-
mary roads and 8 mph on secondary roads. For cross-
country towing, all tires of disabled vehicle should be
b. Towing Procedures.
Install medium duty tow bar at towing vehicle pintle and dis-
abled vehicle towing eyes. Ensure tow bar is long enough to allow complete turning
Connect air pressure hoses between disabled vehicle and
towing vehicle. Quick-disconnect gladhands are located behind rear bumper.
Release parking brakes and turn appropriate lights on