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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Notes on towing

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Tow rope or tow bar

It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar.

The tow rope should be slightly elastic to reduce the strain on both vehicles. It is advisable to use a tow rope made of synthetic fibre or similarly elastic material.

Only attach the tow rope or tow bar to the specially provided towing eyes or to the towing bracket.

Vehicles with a factory-fitted towing bracket must only use tow bars that are specially designed to fit a ball coupling .

When a vehicle with a manual gearbox has to be towed:

Check whether the vehicle can be towed

When a vehicle with an automatic gearbox has to be towed:

Check whether the vehicle can be towed

When should your vehicle not be towed?

Please comply with the following when towing another vehicle:

The vehicle can only be towed when the handbrake and steering lock are not engaged.

Notes on tow-starting
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Vehicles should not be tow-started wherever possible. Use jump leads to start the engine instead . For technical reasons, ...

Fitting the front towing eye
Fig. 193 In bumper at front right: depiction of variants for screwing in towing eye First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The towing eye is screwed into a thre ...

Other materials:

Evaporator Vent Temperature Sensor -G263- or Evaporator Temperature Sensor -G308
Function: The Evaporator Vent Temperature Sensor -G263- or Evaporator Temperature Sensor -G308- determines the temperature behind the evaporator. This value goes to the air conditioning control module and serves as a reference signal for ...

Charging, replacing, disconnecting and connecting the vehicle battery
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Cleaning windows and exterior mirrors
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