Chrysler 200: Trailer Tongue Weight (TW) - Common Towing Definitions - Trailer Towing - Starting and operating - Chrysler 200 Owners ManualChrysler 200: Trailer Tongue Weight (TW)

The tongue weight is the downward force exerted on the hitch ball by the trailer. In most cases it should not be less than or more than 10% of the trailer load. You must consider this as part of the load on your vehicle.

    Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
    The GAWR is the maximum capacity of the front and rear axles. Distribute the load over the front and rear axles evenly. Make sure that you do not exceed either front or rear GAWR. Refer to “Ve ...

    Frontal Area
    The frontal area is the maximum height multiplied by the maximum width of the front of a trailer. ...

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    Warning lights
    For additional information on warnings and indicators, see Vehicle information display later in this section.  Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning light When the ignition switch is pla ...

    Service for recovering a stolen vehicle
    If your vehicle has been stolen: •► Notify the police. The police will issue a numbered incident report. •► This number will be forwarded to the Mercedes-Benz Customer Assistanc ...

    Before starting out on a trip
    ● Check that the vehicle and vehicle-tohitch mounting are in good condition. If any problems are apparent, do not tow the trailer. ● Check that the vehicle sits horizontally with the tr ...