Ford Taurus Trailer Hitches

About Ford Taurus Trailer Hitches

CARiD stocks a wide variety of Ford Taurus trailer hitches. When shopping for a Ford Taurus trailer hitch, you will quickly see that there are five main types and they each fall into a particular class. There is even equipment that can be purchased to go with the hitches and while some of it is mandatory, much of it is optional too. The equipment helps to render the towing safer so you can brake more easily and not have to worry about a lot of swaying. One thing you will need to know is the gross trailer weight. This means that if you are pulling a small camper you need to know the weight of the camper before things are put into it. To be aware of this weight you will have to adjust items that are to be placed inside like clothes, pots and pans and so on. On adding up all this the total weight of the camper can be adjudged.

Next is the tongue weight of the load. This is how much weight will be on the ball of the hitch. A good rule of thumb to remember is whatever the total weight of the trailer is around 10 percent of it will be on the tongue. Ford Taurus trailer hitches allow you to change the weight of the tongue. An interesting fact to keep in mind is the weight of the trailer. When loading it, make note of where the axle is. As you load heavier items to the front of the axle the weight of the tongue increases. In order to lessen the weight on the tongue, move some items to the rear of the axle. No matter what kind of trailer is being pulled you will need to make sure the Taurus can handle it. In other words you would not want to try pulling a yacht (too heavy) with the car since there would be the possibility of damaging it.

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Trailer hitches, properly called receiver hitches, are all the rage in our truck-obsessed society. When 50% of the new vehicle purchases in the USA today are some kind of pickup truck, SUV, or minivan, the addition of a hitch at the rear of the vehicle makes perfect sense. Depending on the vehicle, a properly installed and rated rear hitch can pull up to 18,000...
There are four major types of trailer hitches, regardless of whether they are installed at the factory or added on afterward. A hitch may simply have a bar sticking out past the bumper with a ball mounted to it. Or there may be a square receiver that takes a ball mount that slides into it. In all cases, there are different weight ratings.
When you’re setting up your trailer with a new tow vehicle, several things need to be considered: the ball mount and ball must be rated to take the weight, and the ball has to be at the right height. Once you have determined the proper weight class, choose a ball mount of a high enough class for your trailer, and set up your ball mount and ball for proper towing....
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Ford Taurus Trailer Hitches Reviews
Average rating:54.8 - 3 reviews
2013 Ford Taurus
| Posted by | (Huntsville, AL)

Quality product and detailed instructions. Matches my vehicle exactly. Highly recommend CURT trailer hitch.

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