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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: 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 and safety warnings

The towing eye is screwed into a threaded hole behind a cover on the right of the rear bumper . In vehicles with a factory-fitted towing bracket there is no mounting for the removable towing eye behind the cover. To tow, fit and use the ball coupling , .

Comply with the notes on towing .

Fitting the towing eye at the rear (vehicles without factory-fitted towing bracket )

NOTICE

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 ...

Driving notes on towing
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