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Vauxhall Combo Towbars

Vauxhall Combo Towbars

Vauxhall Combo Towing Specifics

The Vauxhall Combo was first introduced in 1986 by the British manufacturer as a panel van, offering decent towing capabilities. We will cover the towing specifics of this model below.

Vauxhall Combo Towbar Electrics Kits

It is recommended that all tow bars fitted to a Vauxhall Combo vehicle are done so with a dedicated electrics kit, rather than a universal electrics kit. A dedicated electrics kit not only ensures all modern features such as; trailer stability and parking sensors are functional, but also helps to keep your vehicle's warranty unaffected.

We offer both universal and dedicated electrics kits for the Vauxhall Combo vehicle towbars, but be aware that universal electrics kits can invalidate any manufacturer warranty your vehicle has and may also require a bypass relay.

Check your Vauxhall warranty for more information.

Bypass Relays

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Combo 1993-2001 and 2001-2012 models will not require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

All tow bars for the Vauxhall Combo 2012-2018 and 2018 onwards models will require a bypass relay, if universal electrics are fitted.

A bypass relay works by powering what it is you are towing through transferring power straight from the battery instead of taking too much current away from your vehicle.

Whereas a dedicated system works in harmony with your vehicle's ECU and all of its functions.

Coding

This is the coding of the ECU to accept the dedicated system, this updates your vehicles software to run smoothly with the new towbar.

All Vauxhall Combo models will not require coding.

Coding is used to update your vehicles software in order for it to run coherently with the new towbar through the dedicated electrics.

Bumper Cuts

Depending on the towbar, Vauxhall Combo models will require a bumper cut. A bumper cut is when a fraction of the vehicle's rear bumper is cut in order to fit the towbar.

All Vauxhall Combo 1993-2001 and 2018 onwards models have towbars that require no bumper cuts.

All Vauxhall Combo 2001-2012 models have towbars that require non visible bumper cuts.

All Vauxhall Combo 2012-2018 models have towbars that require non visible and no bumper cuts.

Nose Weight

Nose weight is the amount of weight pushing down on the tow ball, it is important not to exceed the nose weight set on the tow bar, failure to do so could damage the car chassis and/or tow bar mounting points. Nose weight varies depending on the towbar you choose and are displayed under each tow bar below.

All Vauxhall Combo 2001-2012 models have a nose weight of 50kg up to 75kg.

All Vauxhall Combo 2012-2018 models have a nose weight of 60kg up to 100kg.

All Vauxhall Combo 2018 onwards models have a nose weight of up to 75kg.

Towing Weight

Towing weight is the weight that a Vauxhall Combo vehicle can tow safely, without any risk of damaging the vehicle. Towing weights are bar specific and displayed below each towbar.

For all Vauxhall Combo 1993-2001 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 880kg.

For all Vauxhall Combo 2001-2012 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1000kg up to 1200kg.

For all Vauxhall Combo 2012-2018 vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of 1000kg up to 1500kg.

For all Vauxhall Combo 2018 onwards vehicles, the towbars have a towing weight capacity of up to 1500kg.

You will need to check the towing limit for your Vauxhall Combo vehicle model as it may not be able to tow up to the weight limit that the tow bar can tow.