Trailer Towing

Before pulling a trailer, there are three important considerations that have to do with weight:

○ The weight of the trailer
○ The weight of the trailer tongue
○ The total weight on the vehicle's tires

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Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
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Driving on Grades
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Fuel Economy Light
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