Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Installing the towing eye - Installing/removing the towing eye - Towing and tow-starting - Breakdown assistance - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GLK-Class: Installing the towing eye

Vehicles with a trailer tow hitch: if possible, secure the towing device on the trailer tow hitch ().

X Remove the towing eye from the vehicle tool kit ().


The exhaust tail pipe may be hot. You could burn yourself if you touch the tail pipe. Be particularly careful when removing the rear cover.

The mountings for the removable towing eyes are located in the bumpers. They are at the front and at the rear, under the covers.

Vehicles without the AMG Sports package

Vehicles without the AMG Sports package

Vehicles with the AMG Sports package

Vehicles with the AMG Sports package

  • Press the mark on cover 1 inwards in the direction of the arrow. Rear bumper on vehicles with AMG Sports package: pry cover 1 out of the bumper by inserting a blunt, flat object into the recess.
  • Take cover 1 off the opening.
  • Screw the towing eye in clockwise to the stop and tighten it.
    Removing the towing eye
    Loosen the towing eye and unscrew it. Attach cover 1 to the bumper and press until it engages. Place the towing eye in the vehicle tool kit. ...

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