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oK, first off, it isn't an auto transmission. A common mistake. it is a manual transmission with a computer controlled clutch, duplicating an automatic transmission. You have a clutch, just no clutch pedal...
Secondly, towing with the ignition on (or engine) will allow the computer to take a look at the sensors at the wheels and use the traction control, towing on one set of wheels most likely will trigger the system and all sorts of nasty things will happen.
I know lots of people use the 2 wheel tow dolly and a few have had problems, but leave it in park and shut the engine off (towing from the rear) You want the drive wheels on the tow dolly. Best is to tow it flat, or on a trailer. I used a trailer when made the 43 mile drive with a broken spring.