2017 Range Rover

REAR TOWING EYE

WARNING

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

WARNING

Do not use the tow ball for recovering the vehicle. Doing so may result in serious injury or death.

CAUTION

Remove the rear towing eye cover before driving off-road, to prevent damage or loss. The covers must be replaced before driving on the road.

NOTES

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

NOTES

Note the fitted position of the cover before removal.

Vehicles without a tow ball:

The rear towing point is located behind a removable cover in the rear bumper.

To remove the cover:

  1. Rotate each of the three fasteners 90 degrees counter-clockwise with a coin, or a similar object, to release the lower edge.

  2. Release the two side tabs.

  3. Rotate the cover to release the six tabs at the top.

  4. Screw the towing eye counter-clockwise into its fixing, until secure.

To refit the cover:

  1. Locate the cover in place and make sure that the six tabs on the top edge engage in the bumper.

  2. Locate the two side tabs.

  3. Rotate the three fasteners 90 degrees clockwise to secure the cover.

Vehicles with a fixed tow ball:

The rear towing point is located behind a removable cover in the rear bumper.

To remove the cover:

  1. Rotate each of the two fasteners 90 degrees counter-clockwise with a coin, or a similar object, to release the lower edge.

  2. Release the two side tabs.

  3. Rotate the cover to release the six tabs at the top.

To refit the cover:

  1. Locate the cover in place and make sure that the six tabs on the top edge engage in the bumper.

  2. Locate the two side tabs.

  3. Rotate the two fasteners 90 degrees clockwise to secure the cover.

Vehicles with a powered tow ball:

The rear towing point is located behind a removable cover in the rear bumper.

To remove the cover:

  1. Rotate each of the two fasteners 90 degrees counter-clockwise with a coin, or a similar object, to release the lower edge.

  2. Pull the lower edge of the cover rearward to release the three tabs at the lower edge.

  3. Rotate the cover to release the six upper tabs and the two side tabs.

  4. Screw the towing eye counter-clockwise into its fixing, until secure.

To refit the cover:

  1. Locate the six upper tabs and the two side tabs.

  2. Locate the three lower tabs.

  3. Rotate the two fasteners 90 degrees clockwise to secure the cover.