On vehicles in the recall that are equipped with an aftermarket tow hitch, Chrysler will assess whether the hitch and surrounding areas show evidence of sharp edges or other puncture risks. I have two horses-one weighs approx. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Your salesman may have accurate information and may share it with you - but don't count on this. Your trailer is 31 years old. And I also know that you - like many other people - may not be in a position to go shopping for a bigger and safer towing vehicle.
Ground clearance min 226mm 8. Add the numbers - write them down - and be sure to take them with you when you go shopping. If you know what the empty trailer weighs, and you know what your horses weigh, you're off to a good start. Good luck, Shayne Peterson MobileHitch To make a long story short, the 2008 Liberty is rated to tow 5000lbs with it's factory towing package depending on which transmission you have. If you are taking your weight capacity right to the edge, that's already dangerous, and if that capacity happens to be exaggerated in the first place. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related. If your total comes to 5,000 pounds, look a vehicle that can pull 7,500 pounds - or 10,000 pounds.
Next we are going to remove our wiring connecter here from the front fascia. I don't even want to think about it if it's not safe though. Where did it originally come from? It will not always be a sunny, wind-free day with no traffic and no idiots. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. A risk can be reasonably low at 40 mph, and - even under the otherwise ideal circumstances described above - be life-threateningly high when you are traveling at 65 or 70 mph.
The vortices encountered can cause trailers to wander if not loaded correctly and matched to the towing vehicle. For a traditional trailer, no way, no how, never in a million years. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Also make sure everything is well tied down, no matter how well you think it's packed. You can read our using the link in the footer of this page. Owners who may have purchased the affected units should contact Timken at 1-330-471-3693 for more information. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules. I was wondering if this is true, if so would it be safe to pull the trailer if the Bronco was equipped with weight distribution bars? I have not pulled the trailer yet with my Bronco, but i've been told by a number of people recently that it is unsafe to pull a horse trailer with the Bronco. My friend has the Apollo which is nice because it's got a front ramp as well as a rear one. We weighed her trailer, and it was just very slightly lighter than mine - that is, slightly under 3500 pounds. Any comments you would care to share would be appreicated included your expert opinion about pulling a trailer through the mountians on an Interstate highway.
Fuel economy city 19 mpg Ground clearance max. To the total weight of the trailer and the horses, add the weight of anything else you may be carrying in the trailer, including feed and water. Please read this message in its entirety. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 12V-085. No mats, no tack, no hay or water, no nothing inside.
I was coming in from an hour away but was told they were possibly selling the car so I asked if they had sold it or not so I wouldn't drive that far for nothing. Total that amount, and add it to the sum you already had. I am just curious why that particular number is quoted as gospel. What other bits might those be? The recall began June 26, 2018. Neva and her husband, Tom, are also good people to talk to about trailers, because they own the EquiSpirit Trailer Company, and make some of the best trailers I've ever seen anywhere.
On vehicles already equipped with a Chrysler designed tow hitch, Chrysler will inspect the area around the tow hitch installation, and if any installation issues are identified, they will be repaired free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2014. All of this being said, I wouldn't do it. The fuel tanks in these vehicles are at risk of failure and leakage in certain rear impacts. On vehicles already equipped with a Chrysler designed tow hitch, Chrysler will inspect the area around the tow hitch installation, and if any installation issues are identified, they will be repaired free of charge. What Owners Should Do Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear lower control arms, free of charge.