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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.

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 ...

Driving tips when towing
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Other materials:

Drawers
Fig. 100 In the front seat: drawer First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings There may be a drawer under each of the front seats. Opening or closing the drawer To open press the button in the drawer grip (arrow) and open the drawer. To close, push the drawer u ...

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