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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Transporting items / Roof carrier / Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system

Fig. 90 Securing points for mounts or roof bars (both sides) A: for 2-door vehicles without roof railing. B: for 4-door vehicles without roof railing. C: for vehicles with roof railing

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Mounts or roof bars serve as the basis for special load carrier systems. Special load carriers must then be added to transport luggage, bicycles, skis, surfboards or boats safely. Suitable accessories are available from your Volkswagen dealership.

Mounts, roof bars and load carriers must always be attached correctly. Please read the fitting instructions provided.

Vehicles without roof railings: attaching mounts and load carrier system

2-door vehicles: the holes or markings for the front mount securing points are located on the underside of the roof side members A (left-hand magnification). The holes or markings for the securing points are only visible when the door is open. The markings for attaching at the rear are at the top on the side windows A (right magnification).

4-door vehicles: the holes or markings for the mount securing points are located on the underside of the roof side members and are visible only when the doors are open B.

The roof carrier must only be attached at the markings shown in the illustration .

After fitting the mounts properly as per the instructions provided, attach the load carrier to the mount.

Vehicles with roof railings: attaching roof bars and load carrier system

The attaching holes are located on the inside of the roof rail C.

The roof bars must only be attached at the markings shown in the illustration.

After fitting the roof bars properly, attach the load carrier to the roof bars in accordance with the assembly instructions provided.

Ensure that there is enough space between the roof carrier system to avoid damaging it.

WARNING

Incorrectly attaching and using the mounts or roof bars and load carrier can cause the entire system to fall off the roof, which could cause accidents and injuries.

Read and note the fitting instructions for the mounts, roof bars and the load carrier system provided and always carry the instructions in the vehicle.

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