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

Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual / Before the journey / Transport / Roof carrier / Securing mounts, roof bars or load carrying system

Fig. 104 Vehicles without roof rails: attachment points for mounts

Fig. 105 Vehicles with roof railings: attachment area for roof bars

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.

Vehicles without roof railings: attaching mounts and load carrier system

Mounts and load carriers must always be attached correctly.

Please read the fitting instructions provided.

The attaching holes are on the underside of the roof bracing. They are visible only when the door is open  .

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

Roof bars and load carriers must always be attached correctly.

Please read the fitting instructions provided.

The roof bars are attached to the roof railing. The roof bars should be approximately 70 – 75 cm apart  .

After fitting the roof bars properly as per the instructions provided, attach the load carrier to the roof bars.

WARNING

Incorrectly attaching and using the mounts or roof bars and load carrier could cause the whole system to fall off the roof. This could cause accidents and injuries.
  • Always observe the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Use mounts or roof bars and load carriers only when they are undamaged and fitted correctly.
  • The mounts may only be attached at the markings shown in the illustration  .
  • Only fit the roof bars between the vertical arrows  .
  • Fit mounts or roof bars and load carriers correctly.
  • Check the bolts and anchorage points before starting your journey and adjust as necessary after driving a short distance. During a long trip, check all bolts and fasteners at each stop.
  • Special fixtures for items such as bicycles, skis, surfboards, etc should always be properly installed.
  • Do not carry out any changes or repairs to the mounts, roof bars or the load carrier system.

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.

    Introduction
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    Loading the load carrier system
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