How do I know what my trailer hitch system is rated?
– Erica H. from Phoenix, AZ
- the frame of your car
- the ball mount, and
- the hitch ball
Each component has an individual rating for capacity. The LOWEST rating of the three components will determine the overall maximum rating of your complete hitch system. For instance, if you have a 3,500 lb. hitch and ball mount, with a 2000 lb. ball, then your hitch system is limited to the 2,000 lbs towing capacity.
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