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Tow Mode

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Derba, Dec 4, 2016.

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  1. Derba

    Derba New Member

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    Here are the questions that I'm having an impossible time getting real answers to;

    There is the Tow Mode function to allow an S or X to be pulled into a flatbed or winched into a trailer.

    - How long either in time or distance, does the Tow Mode stay engaged?

    - Does it stay in Tow Mode indefinitely until it is taken out of tow mode?

    - Can the vehicle be locked while in Tow Mode?

    - Is the steering locked when Tow Mode is engaged?

    - What happens if Tow Mode is engaged and the brake pedal is depressed in the vehicle? Are they 'power brakes' or conventional non power assist brakes, or no brakes at all?

    - Does regenerative braking work in Tow Mode or is the vehicle completely freewheeling?

    - Is there any failsafe to ensure that the Park function will NOT engage while Tow Mode is on.

    Let's see if someone out there can help me please!

    Thanks
     

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