Enhance Your Towing Knowledge


When you need to move a large trailer, Ford models continue to lead the way with exceptional performance from its legendary lineup. Your premier destination for Ford truck towing information wants to make your towing experience much more efficient by passing along some essential information for the next time you load up the bed or hook up a trailer or a boat. We want to spotlight general Ford truck towing information and critical safety tips, so the process is easier for you. The first thing we recommend is finding your Ford truck towing capacities and weight information. Look on the inside of your driver's door, and this information will be on a sticker or plate. Take a look at our Ford truck towing guide and stop by Mike Castrucci Ford to take a Ford truck model test drive.


Ford Truck Towing Guide
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) refers to the total weight of a tow vehicle when fully loaded.

  • Gross Tongue Weight is the maximum load that can be placed on the hitch ball by a coupler.

  • Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) comprises the combined weight from the trailer and the tow vehicle and all its contents from passengers to fuel and equipment.

  • Gross Axle Weight Rating refers to a single axle and the maximum amount of weight it can support.

 

Ford Truck Towing Safety

  • Make sure the tire pressures for each wheel are at the appropriate level to avoid a blowout from the heavy load.

  • The hitch and ball need to have a secure bit, so picking the correct size is crucial. Put the safety pin in as a precaution to prevent the hitch from coming loose.

  • Use chains to attach your Ford model with the trailer to keep it from hitting the road and going free.

  • Maintain a stable load by keeping all material level and equally spaced. This measure will make towing with a Ford truck a safe experience.

  • Before heading out, do a test of your brake lights, hazard lights, and turn signals out of courtesy for other motorists.


Shop At Mike Castrucci Ford

We have many powerful Built Ford Tough® models that will get the job done at the worksite or when you take the family for a weekend adventure with your boat in tow. Test drive the iconic Ford F-150, a Herculean model from the Ford Super Duty Series, or a versatile Ford Ranger, and ask about our available Ford towing packages. Visit your local Ford truck towing headquarters and find the piece that will provide the muscle you need.

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