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Pre­pare for worst- case sce­nar­ios


Ve­hi­cle man­u­fac­tur­ers of­ten pro­vide their own guide­lines re­gard­ing the weight of heavy ve­hi­cles that their prod­ucts can tow.

Some­times, this is less than the le­gal weight limit. If you then tow a heav­ier trailer or car­a­van and end up in an ac­ci­dent, the war­ranty may be de­clared void, which could cause in­sur­ance prob­lems for you.


The max­i­mum load that the tow hitch is per­mit­ted to tow is stamped on its side. Never ex­ceed this weight, even if it seems sturdy enough to tow a freight train. Your fam­ily won’t be amused if your car­a­van over­takes you down­hill be­cause the tow hitch snapped.

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