GAWR

AcronymDefinition
GAWRGross Axle Weight Rating
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Lighter-duty tagalong hitches are generally rated for trailer tongue weights of less than 500 pounds, which many tow vehicles' rear GAWR can readily bear.
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)--The load an axle can safely bear.
Rear Axle is Limited to 20,000-lb GAWR with Code 04091
Rear Axle is Limited to 23,000-lb GAWR with Code 04091
GAWR are intended to match the performance demands of fire truck manufacturers.
In fact, when paired together, the new brake linings and existing Alliance brake drum have surpassed the dynamometer requirement of the FMVSS 121 brake standard at a 20,000-lb GAWR.