Towing Tips

WHAT IS THE BEST MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR MY TRAILER?

Safer towing is more than just knowing how to properly load and haul your trailer. Proper trailer maintenance is a must, so it’s important to learn the best maintenance schedule for your trailer before you start towing.

We always recommend consulting the owner’s and axle manuals for your individual trailer, but there are some general guidelines all trailer owners should be aware of for maintaining and operating your trailer safely.  Just like your car, your trailer needs regular maintenance so you can use it for years to come

Before You Tow

Each time you plan to tow your trailer, inspect and service the following items:

Monthly

Once per month, inspect and service your trailer for:

trailer maintenance

Every Six Months

At six-month intervals, inspect and service the following areas on your trailer:

Annual Maintenance

Every year, be sure to check the following:

Additionally, trailers should be professionally inspected annually, as well as after any impact incidents.

A properly maintained trailer will serve you well for many years and make for a safer haul each time you tow it. If you have specific questions regarding your trailer, consult your owner’s manual or your dealer.

Trailer Maintenance Resources:

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