How does a Westfalia detachable towbar work?

How does a Westfalia detachable towbar work?

Horizontally detachable towbars (A50H): When ready for use, the tow ball neck is inserted horizontally into the seating pipe. It is automatically locked into place using a three-ball system similar to that of the A40V. The tow ball neck also features a lock to protect against theft.

Are Westfalia towbars any good?

Westfalia is a major brand and the largest manufacturer of towbars and vehicle specific wiring worldwide. They have also won many awards – for example, Auto Motor und Sport magazine have awarded Westfalia ‘best brand for towbars’ 7 times.

How do I remove a key from my Westfalia towbar?

Insert tow bar into the recepticle. Turn key to “locked” position & remove key. Reverse procedure to remove tow bar. Then to release the key push the top of that pointed shaped lever out & the knob should spring back to the locked position & the key can be removed.

Are Witter and Westfalia the same company?

Witter and Westfalia are now both owned by the same (American?) company. Witter are made in Romania, Westfalia in Germany. From choice I would go for Westfalia every time.

What is a swan neck towbar?

In the E.U. the most common towbar type is the swan neck towbar. This is where the tow ball and the neck are all one piece of the towbar. This type of bar is a little less versatile than flange style; you can either tow or attach a cycle carrier but you can’t use both at the same time.

Is it easy to take a tow bar off?

Some detachable towbars allow you to tow and carry bikes at the same time and when you are not towing, it becomes almost invisible once removed. A detachable towbar doesn’t affect your car’s appearance and is easy to use, remove and store.

How do I get my hitch unstuck?

To disconnect a travel trailer from its hitch, release the locking mechanisms and all safety pins. Next, slowly drive the tow vehicle back and forth to loosen the hitch. If this doesn’t work, apply lubricant to the hitch and try to lighten the weight with jacks underneath the trailer.

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