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2017-2018 Macan – Manual

2017-2018 Macan – Manual

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Fig. 243: Front towing hook

Attaching the towing hook
On vehicles with a trailer coupling, there is no threaded hole in the rear bumper.

  1. Please see chapter "Towing a vehicle with a trailer coupling" on page 289.

The towing hook is stored in the tool kit.

  1. Please see chapter "Removing the tool kit" on page 302.
  1. Press the plastic cover on the lower edge of the bumper until it releases or carefully release the plastic cover using a suitable object.
  2. Pull the cover out of the bumper and allow it to hang down by the cord.
  3. Screw in the towing hook A as far as possible counterclockwise (left-hand thread) and tighten by hand.

Removing the towing hook

  1. Unscrew the towing hook A clockwise (lefthand thread).
  2. Insert the plastic cover at the lower edge of the bumper into the recess.
  3. Fold up the cover and press it onto the top edge until it engages.
  4. Store the towing hook in the tool kit.


Using flatbed

Pulling vehicle onto flat bed

Fig. 244: Pulling vehicle onto flat bed


  1. Position wooden ramps at the base of the flat bed to reduce the angle of the pull.
  2. Reel in the hoist cable and check the underside of the vehicle for any interference.


Tying down vehicle on flat bed

Fig. 245: Tying down vehicle on flat bed


  1. Carefully feed towing straps through the opening in the rear wheels.
    Make sure metal parts of straps do not damage rim.
    Make sure the strap is flat over the rim bead.
    Make sure brake backing plate is not damaged.
  2. Secure straps to rear of flat bed.
  3. Reel in hoist cable only far enough to tension tie-down straps.
  4. Carefully feed towing straps through the opening in the front wheels.
    Make sure metal parts of straps do not damage rim.
    Make sure the strap is flat over the rim bead. Make sure brake backing plate is not damaged.
  5. Secure straps to front of flat bed.
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