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How To Tow Hook 04-09 Subaru Outback

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How To Tow Hook 04-09 Subaru Outback

Created on: 2021-01-16

How to access and install your tow hook on 08 Subaru Outback

  1. step 1 :Installing Tow Hook
    • Remove plastic cover
    • Thread on tow hook
    • Use lug wrench to make it as tight as possible
  2. step 2 :Removing the Tow Hook
    • Use the lug wrench to unscrew the tow hook
    • Remove the tow hook
    • Reinstall plastic cover

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  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

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Hi, I’m Mike from 1A Auto. We’ve been selling auto parts for over 30 years!

If you need to have your vehicle towed, there's a towing eye included in the toolkit. You'll need to remove this cover. You can either use a wide flat-based screwdriver or a plastic prying tool. You can get these from Slide it back behind here. Pry the cover off. Put that aside so you don't lose it.

There's a threaded hole that you'll find in here and then get this started. Once it starts to get tight, you can take the lug wrench and just slide it through. And just make sure that it's all the way tight. If it feels good and tight, just stop. Now the tow truck can hook on to here and pull the vehicle on to a flatbed. When you're all done using the towing eye you just loosen it. Just remove it from the vehicle and reinstall your cover. It snaps into place.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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