Questions About Towing

We Answer Them Here.

Q: What areas do you service?

A: We provide towing service in Lansdale, Montgomeryville, Chalfont, Colmar, Fort Washington, Hatfield, and the surrounding areas.

Q: My car is all-wheel-drive, does it require a flatbed tow truck?

A: 5 Points Towing is capable of lifting all 4 of your wheels off the ground with our conventional tow truck, however we can more easily load an all wheel drive vehicle on our flatbed truck.

Give us a call, or if it is after hours feel free to schedule online.  If you have a question and cannot find the answer our site, submit your question and we will respond promptly.

Q: My car has an automatic transmission; can you tow with the drive wheels on the ground?

A: It depends on the model. Most manufactures say yes, for a limited speed and distance.

 

Q: With so many makes and models, how do you remember each vehicles towing procedure?

A: Every manufacturer establishes towing guidelines, several companies compile these guidelines into an annual publication that is standard equipment for today’s tow truck driver.  Our

 

Q: Is towing rough on my car?

A: No, quite the opposite. Since we support your car with its own tires, it rides on your own suspension. The tow truck’s suspension absorbs most of the bumps.

 

Q: Do tow truck drivers have special training?

A: Yes. Our drivers begin by receiving a week of intensive specialized training, then they are teamed with an experienced driver on the job until able to perform every aspect of the job with competence.

 

Q: Does it cost more to get towed on a weekend or a holiday?

A: No.  Not at 5 Points Automotive Services. We actually prefer the lighter weekend traffic because we can finish your tow quicker.

 

Q: Can you unlock my car with electric locks or side-impact airbags?

A: Yes.   We thoroughly train our drivers, and they carry an ever increasing array of vehicle unlocking tools. NEVER let an untrained person attempt to unlock your vehicle!  They will most likely break the fragile inner mechanisms of your door.

Give us a call, or if it is after hours feel free to schedule online.  If you have a question and cannot find the answer our site, submit your question and we will respond promptly.