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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Fitting the front towing eye

Fig. 246 In the right-hand side of the front bumper: removing the cover

Fig. 247 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 behind a cover on the right of the front bumper .

The towing eye must always be kept in the vehicle.

Comply with the notes on towing .

Fitting the towing eye at front

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.
Notes on towing
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsTow rope or tow bar It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar ...

Fitting the rear towing eye
Fig. 248 Rear bumper on the right-hand side: removing the cover Fig. 249 Rear bumper on the right-hand side: screwing in the towing eye First read and observe the introductory information an ...

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Locking and unlocking the vehicle from the inside
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Checking shock absorbers when removed
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Loosening and tightening threaded connections of drive shaft
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