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Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Fitting the front towing eye

Fig. 227 Front bumper, right-hand side: screwing in the towing eye

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The towing eye is screwed into a threaded hole on the right of the front bumper  .

The towing eye must always be kept in the vehicle.

Observe the notes on tow-starting   .

Fitting the towing eye at front

  • Take the towing eye and screwdriver out of the tool set in the luggage compartment   .
  • Pull the cover in the lower part of the bumper forwards and leave it hanging from the vehicle.
  • Turn the towing eye anti-clockwise into the threaded hole and tighten as far as possible    . Use a suitable object to screw the towing eye fully and securely into the mounting.
  • When you have finished towing, turn the towing eye clockwise to remove it and fit the cover.

NOTICE

The towing eye must always be screwed firmly into the mounting. The towing eye could otherwise be ripped out of the mounting when the vehicle is towing/being towed.
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    Fitting the rear towing eye
    Fig. 228 Rear bumper, right-hand side: screwing in the towing eye First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The towing eye is screwed into a threaded hole on the ...

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