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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Fitting the removable ball coupling

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Transporting items / Towing a trailer / Fitting the removable ball coupling

Fig. 91 Overview: removable ball coupling

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The removable ball coupling is located under the luggage compartment floor with the vehicle toolkit.

Key for :

  1. Cap
  2. Ball coupling
  3. Retaining balls
  4. Catch for locking mechanism
  5. Shank
  6. Centring device
  7. Handwheel
  8. Keys
  9. Cover
  10. Gap (pre-tensioned ball coupling)
  11. Green marking on the ball coupling
  12. Green marking on handwheel
  13. Red marking on handwheel

Step 1: Preparations

Step 2: Setting the ball coupling to the "ready" position

The ball coupling cannot be fitted properly unless the spring mechanism inside the ball joint is in the ready position.

Step 3: Attaching the pre-tensioned ball coupling to the vehicle

Do not touch the handwheel once the ball coupling has been pre-tensioned. When engaged, the handwheel will spring back to its original position and could cause injury .

Step 4: Safety check

Check to see whether the ball coupling is attached properly:

WARNING

Improper fitting of the ball coupling can cause injuries and accidents.

NOTICE

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