Q: How do I determine the correct load limit?

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How do I determine the correct load limit?

Your truck has a load limit. A load limit is the amount of weight the vehicle can carry. Your vehicle should never carry more than this weight. To determine the correct load limit.

  1. Find the vehicle’s placard that reads “the combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX lb.”

  2. Add the weight of the driver with the passengers that will be riding.

  3. Subtract the combined weight from the total weight on the placard.

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