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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Driving tips when towing

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Towing requires some experience, especially when using a tow rope. Both drivers should be familiar with the technique required for towing. Inexperienced drivers should not attempt to tow.

When driving, ensure that you do not pull too hard on the towing vehicle and take care to avoid jerking movements. When towing on an unpaved road, there is always a risk of overloading and damaging the anchorage points.

You can still use the turn signals if your vehicle is towed with the hazard warning lights and ignition switched on. Move the turn signal lever to signal the required direction. The hazard warning lights will not flash while the turn signal is being used. The hazard warning lights will start flashing automatically as soon as the turn signal lever is moved back to the neutral position.

Notes for the driver of the towed vehicle:

Notes for the driver of the towing vehicle

Rear towing eye
Fig. 194 In the rear bumper on the right-hand side: removal of the covers for the towing eye Fig. 195 In the rear bumper: removal of the covers for the towing eye First read and observe the in ...

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