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Helpful trailer towing tip.

When you hook up the "Breakaway" cable to your truck, DO NOT attach it to the safety chains or the hitch, hook it to the frame of the vehicle. On the transport forum I'm on, several transporters were put out of service, (OOS) for not having the breakaway properly attached.

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I always hook my breakaway cable to the 5er rails the hitch sits in. Those are bolted to the frame. I figure the hitch would break before the rails would come loose.

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Well, yeah, of course. Those professionals shoudl have been ashamed for not doing it right and good for the cop for nailing them on it.

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ive always just attached it to the d ring on the side of the receiver, but actual frame? like frame rail is better?

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