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Lashing eyes in the cargo area

Lashing eyes in the cargo area
Lashing eyes in the cargo area

To secure the cargo, there are four lashing eyes in the cargo area

Securing cargo

▷ Smaller and lighter items: secure with retaining straps or with a cargo net or draw straps.
▷ Larger and heavy objects: secure with cargo straps.

Cargo straps, cargo netting, retaining straps or draw straps on the lashing eyes in the cargo area.

Always position and secure the cargo as Securing cargo
Always position and secure the cargo as described above; otherwise, it can endanger the car's occupants if sudden braking or swerving becomes necessary.

Heavy or hard objects should not be carried loose inside the car; otherwise, they could be thrown around as a result of hard braking, sudden swerves, etc., and endanger the occupants.◀

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