How Do You Lower the Crane on the Tow Truck in GTA 5?

Lowering the crane on a tow truck in Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA 5) can be done in a few simple steps. First, you will need to find a tow truck.

You can find one by driving around Los Santos or Blaine County or visiting your local Ammu-Nation store. Once you have found a tow truck, you’ll need to get it close enough to the vehicle you want to tow.

Once you are in the right position, press the “Lower Crane” button on your controller. This is usually located on either side of the Y/Triangle button depending on what system you are playing on. After pressing the button, the crane will begin to lower and once it is completely down, it will be ready to hook up to whatever vehicle you are trying to tow.

You can also use the handbrake on the tow truck if needed. To do this, press and hold down L1/LB and then press down R2/RT at the same time. This will activate the handbrake and prevent any unwanted movement from occurring while you are trying to lower or raise the crane.

Once you have hooked up your vehicle, press L1/LB again to release the handbrake and then press up R2/RT at the same time. This will cause the crane arm to raise back up and pull your vehicle onto its trailer.


Lowering a crane on a tow truck in GTA 5 is fairly simple if one knows what buttons to press. First, find a tow truck and get it close enough to your Target vehicle before pressing down L1/LB and R2/RT at the same time.

Then hit “Lower Crane” before releasing L1/LB again when finished hooking up your Target vehicle. Finally, hit up R2/RT at same time so that your vehicle can be pulled onto its trailer.

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James Gardner