LR3 (LA) V8-4394cc 4.4L (2005)
Vehicle Lifting: Service and Repair
CAUTION: The single towing/lashing eyes at the front and rear of the vehicle are designed for vehicle recovery purposes only and MUST not be used
to tow a trailer or caravan.
The front towing/lashing eye is accessible after releasing the 9 toggle fasteners securing the towing eye access panel and removing the panel.
CAUTION: Ensure that during towing, the towing attachment does not contact the bumper.
The rear towing/lashing eye 'A' is accessible after releasing the 2 fasteners securing the access panel to the bumper and removing the panel.
CAUTION: This towing/lashing eye should only be used for towing another vehicle or for recovery purposes to enable this vehicle to be positioned in
order that the front towing eye may be used for recovery/towing.
4 Wheel Towing
Suspended towing of this vehicle MUST NOT be attempted, if 4 wheel towing is not possible, vehicle must be recovered on a suitable trailer.
The vehicle may be towed for a maximum of 3 hours or 90 miles (150 km) at a maximum speed of 30 mph (50 km/h), these limits MUST NOT
The following procedures must be followed to ensure that the vehicle is towed in a safe condition and damage to the vehicle transmission system is
1. Remove the front towing/lashing eye access panel.
2. Secure the towing attachment from the recovery vehicle to the towing/lashing eye.
CAUTION: Ensure that the towing attachment will not contact the front bumper during towing.
3. Apply the parking brake.
4. Insert ignition key and turn the ignition switch to position 'II'.
5. Manual gearbox: Apply the footbrake and position the gear lever in 'N' - Neutral.
CAUTION: If 'N' - Neutral cannot be selected, front and rear propeller shafts must be removed before vehicle is towed.
6. Automatic gearbox: Apply the footbrake and move the selector lever to the 'N' Neutral position.
NOTE: If electrical power is not available, use the manual interlock release tab on the selector lever to move the selector lever to the Neutral position.