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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: 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 introductory information and safety warnings

There is a fixed towing eye located underneath the rear bumper on the right-hand side or . Depending on the vehicle equipment, a cover may be fitted on the towing eye or in the bumper. The cover must be removed before usage.

Comply with the notes on towing .

Variant A: Removing and fitting cover

Variant B: Removing and fitting cover

Variant C: Removing and fitting cover

Variant D: Removing and fitting cover

Vehicles with a factory-fitted towing bracket

If the vehicle has a factory-fitted towing bracket, it can also be used for towing other vehicles. The towing bracket ball coupling should be fitted and used for towing .

NOTICE

The towing eye must always be screwed firmly into the mounting. Otherwise, the towing eye can be ripped out of the mounting when the vehicle is being tow-started or towed.

NOTICE

Vehicles with a factory-fitted towing bracket must use only tow bars that are specially designed for fitting to a ball coupling. If you use an unsuitable tow bar, the ball coupling and the vehicle could be damaged. You should use a tow rope instead.

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