2020 Defender

REAR TOWING EYE

WARNING

The screw-in type rear recovery eyes are designed for on-road recovery only. If the screw-in type towing eyes are used for any other purpose, it may result in vehicle damage and can cause serious injury or death.

WARNING

Use extreme caution when moving or towing the vehicle. Death or serious injury may occur.

NOTES

The rear towing eyes may be used to tow another vehicle, if required.

Vehicles without exposed towing eyes:

The vehicle's rear towing eye socket is located behind the rear bumper cover 1. To remove the cover, lever the left-hand side of the cover outward from the bumper.

The vehicle's rear towing eye 2 is located underneath the loadspace floor. Screw the towing eye into the aperture located behind the rear bumper cover.

To refit the cover, push the right-hand side of the cover home first. Then push the left-hand side of the cover to be flush with the bumper.

Vehicles with exposed towing eyes:
WARNING

The rear exposed towing eyes are designed for both on-road and off-road recovery (up to 6.5 tonnes). If the exposed towing eyes are used for any other purpose, it may result in vehicle damage and can cause serious injury or death.

CAUTION

Avoid leaving towing equipment attached to the rear towing eyes when not in use. Some towing equipment may damage the vehicle's paintwork.

Vehicles with exposed towing eyes have a pair of towing eyes protruding through the rear bumper cover 1.