How To Call Tow Truck in GTA 5


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Here’s how to call a Tow Truck in GTA 5.

How To Call Tow Truck in GTA 5

After completing the first Tonya Mission Pulling Favors, you will gain plenty of experience using the Tow Truck. After that, Pulling Favors, however, you’ll have to find a Tow Truck manually to use the vehicle around the game.

Unfortunately, you cannot call a Tow Truck to your location by default. You can, however, easily add the feature through third-party mods. This quick guide will walk you through how to call a Tow Truck in GTA 5.

How do you call a Tow Truck in GTA 5?

Unfortunately, a tow truck service is absent in the unmodded version of GTA 5, and there is currently no way to call for one in either Story Mode or Online.

Install the appropriate Tow Truck mods to call a tow truck in GTA 5

To add a tow truck service in GTA 5, mod the game and add the necessary files to enable third-party functionality that lets you tow away vehicles in-game.

With the Towing Service 2.2 by Eddlm/mkeezay30 from the gta5-mods website, you can call a tow truck, which will then tow away the nearest vehicle at your current location. Bring up the cheats console to use this mod and type “call tow” to tow the nearest vehicle.

Another tow truck mod you can try is the Tow Truck Service [.NET] 1.3 by qweradzxc from the gta5-mods website. Simply press T on your keyboard to call a tow truck with this mod installed. A Tow Truck should spawn in the area and tow away the nearest vehicle next to you.

Where can you find a tow truck in GTA 5?

The Tow Truck is a relatively rare vehicle that can be challenging to find in the wild. Nevertheless, you might find a Tow Truck in the following locations:

A screenshot of the tow-truck in GTA 5
  • Los Santos Customs in Greenwich Parkway between Vespucci Beach and La Puerta.
  • Appears automatically inside LSPD Auto Impound after Franklin purchases the property.
  • Sometimes found in an open Barnhouse left of Dignity Village on Mount Chiliad.
  • Sometimes, it spawns near Zancudo River near Ortega’s trailer home.
  • Can sometimes be seen driving on the highways.
  • Sometimes, it spawns on the side of the road near the northern end of Sandy Shores.

Towing Away

As mentioned in the guide above, you cannot call for a Tow Truck in the unmodded version. You must install the Towing Service mod or the Tow Truck Service mod from the gta5-mods website to add a towing feature in GTA 5.

Once you have a Tow Truck mod installed, you can call for one by using the console and entering a cheat code or pressing a specific keyboard button to spawn a Tow Truck at your current location.

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