Strange towing eye location issue

sutts

Paid Member
I removed the towing eye cover yesterday expecting to find a threaded hole, but was presented with a solid piece of ali in the way! I compared it with another nearby 200 which was normal. So what is going on here? I had a new bumper fitted and painted recently but that wouldn’t have touched the mounting point, and nothing amiss was mentioned. It has not been involved in a crash. Has it been fitted incorrectly at the factory I wonder?

Slightly annoyingly the new bumper will obviously have to come off to investigate and rectify it, but I’m wondering if anyone else has experienced the same?
 

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Beany

Platinum Member
Just to confirm yeah that seems to be the case … it’s a simple enough job to do

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Pic of how it should look