How Do You Tow a Front-Wheel-Drive Tow Truck?

Towing a front-wheel-drive tow truck is a straightforward process that requires just a few steps. First, you will need to secure the vehicle to the tow truck in order to ensure that it is stable during the towing process.

You should also check your vehicle’s manual for any specific instructions regarding the towing of your particular car. There are several different types of tow trucks available, and each one has its own set of requirements for securely attaching a vehicle.

Once you have secured your vehicle to the tow truck, you will need to make sure it is in “neutral” gear. This is important as it allows the wheels on both vehicles to turn freely and not lock up when being towed. You will then need to attach the two vehicles with a tow strap or chain, making sure that they are securely attached and not likely to come apart while being towed.

Once everything is secured, you will be ready to begin the actual process of towing. To do this safely, you should always be sure that both vehicles are operating at similar speeds.

This ensures that neither vehicle is pulling too hard on the other, which could cause damage or even detachment during transit. You should also keep an eye on your vehicle’s dashboard for any warning lights or indicators that something may be wrong.

Safety Tips

It is important to remember during this process that safety should always come first. Make sure you are aware of your surroundings and never exceed the speed limit while you are moving your car and tow truck together. Additionally, it is important to check all connections regularly throughout the duration of the tow and ensure they remain secure.


Towing a front-wheel-drive car with a tow truck can be done easily with just a few steps. First, you must secure both vehicles together by attaching them with straps or chains and ensuring they are in “neutral” gear.

From there, make sure both cars stay at similar speeds and keep an eye out for any warning lights on your dashboard during transit. Above all else, always prioritize safety—being aware of your surroundings and adhering strictly to speed limits—to ensure a safe journey for both vehicles!

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Karen Watkins