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LIFTING AND TOWING

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LIFTING AND TOWING

Jacking

The following instructions must be carried out before  
raising the vehicle off the ground:

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Use a solid level surface.

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Apply parking brake.

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Select 1st. gear in main gearbox and ensure 
HDC is not selected.

CAUTION: To avoid damage to under body 
components of the vehicle, adhere to the 
following jacking procedures:

DO NOT POSITION JACKS OR AXLE STANDS 
UNDER THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS:

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Bumpers

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Brake or Fuel lines

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Exhaust pipe

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Suspension components

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Steering rack and linkages

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Fuel tank

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Engine sump

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Gearbox

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IRD unit

Jack or support vehicle only on approved jacking 
points as detailed in the following illustration:

Front (hydraulic jack) and side (vehicle jack) jacking 

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Safety stand positions under longitudinal members

Rear (hydraulic jack) and side (vehicle jack) jacking 

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Vehicle jack
 The jack provided with the vehicle is only intended to 
be  used in an emergency, for changing a tyre. Do  
NOT 
 use the jack for any other purpose. Refer to the 
Owner's Handbook for vehicle  jack location points 
and procedure. Never work under a vehicle only  
supported by the vehicle jack.

Hydraulic jack
A hydraulic jack with a minimum 1500 kg (3,300 lbs) 
load capacity must  be used.

WARNING: Do not work on or under a vehicle 
supported only by a jack. Always support the 
vehicle on safety stands.

LIFTING AND TOWING > Jacking

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