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Old 11-30-2016, 04:09 AM   #227 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by LittleBlackDuck View Post
Seriously, leaving a car running while being towed? And you can't work out why it is not smart? This type of thing is what the Darwin awards thrive on!

What's running?
It does not have an engine. Nor a gearbox that can run out of oil.
It does not have oil.
It does have a motor(/generator) but that's just an electric brake.

I would not tow an EV in Drive if the manual says not to do it.
But I cannot see how a responsible driver who understands the process could damage an EV by having it towed.
2011 Honda Insight + HID, LEDs, tiny PV panel, extra brake pad return springs, neutral wheel alignment, 44/42 PSI (air), PHEV light (inop), tightened wheel nut.
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