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    Trailer Maintenance

    Trailer Maintenance You’ve learned about what to look for when buying a new trailer, how to hitch up a trailer to your vehicle, how to load and safely tow your trailer, and now we’re going to talk about that year-round topic….trailer maintenance. Just like you maintain your vehicles and your home, you must also maintain your trailer. From the hitch receiver at the nose of the trailer to the trailer brake lights at the rear, your trailer has many parts and pieces that need to be taken care of. The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers has put out this handy dandy checklist of routine monthly, yearly, and pre-trip maintenance that…

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    How to Hitch a Trailer

    How to Hitch a Trailer Knowing how to hitch a trailer is a key component of owning and using a trailer. Your safety, and the safety of those on the road with you, depends on your skills and competency when you tow your vehicle. By hitching a trailer to your truck or SUV, you are saying to the world that you are knowledgeable and safe when taking your vehicle out on the road. If you aren’t sure how to hitch or tow a trailer, then you need to get some education BEFORE you ever purchase your first trailer. The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers has some easy-to-follow guides on how…