Peugeot 2008: Practical information / Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Peugeot 2008 2019-2022 Owner's Manual / Practical information / Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Presentation

This genuine towing device can be fitted and removed with no need for tools.

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

  1. Carrier
  2. Protective plug
  3. Connection socket
  4. Safety eye
  5. Detachable towball
  6. Locking/unlocking wheel
  7. Security key lock
  8. Label to note the key references

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

  1. Locked position (the green marks are opposite each other); the wheel is in contact with the towball (no gap).
  2. Unlocked position (red mark opposite the green mark); the wheel is no longer in contact with the towball (gap of around 5  mm).

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball Trailers with LED lamps are not compatible with the wiring harness of this device.

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towballTo ensure complete safety while driving with a Towing device, refer to the corresponding section.

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball Before each use

Verify that the towball is correctly fitted, checking the follow points:

If the towball is not locked, the trailer can become detached - risk of an accident!

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball During use

Never release the locking system with a trailer or load carrier on the towball.

Never exceed the maximum authorised weight for the vehicle - the Gross Train Weight or GTW.

Always comply with the maximum authorised load on the towing device: if it is exceeded, this device may become detached from the vehicle - risk of an accident!

Before driving, check the headlamp height adjustment and check that the lamps on the trailer operate correctly.

For more information on Headlamp height adjustment, refer to the corresponding section.

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball After use

When travelling without a trailer or load carrier, remove the towball and fit the protective plug into the carrier, to provide clear visibility of the number plate and/or its lighting.

Fitting the towball

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Removing the towball

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball

Maintenance

Correct operation is only possible if the towball and its carrier are kept clean.

Before cleaning the vehicle with a high-pressure jet wash, the towball must be removed and the protective plug fitted to the carrier.

Peugeot 2008. Towing device with quickly detachable towball Affix the enclosed label in a clearly visible location, close to the carrier or in the boot.

Contact a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop for any work on the towball system.

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