To determine the curb weight of an automobile, check the owner's manual, fill the required amount of fluids in the vehicle, and weigh the vehicle using car scales at a landfill or auto garage. When weighing the vehicle, ... More »

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The advantages of automobile undercoating include increasing the vehicle’s lifespan, enhancing the stability of the car and dampening the sound of poorly maintained vehicles. Undercoating is necessary since wear and tear... More »

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The fuel filter tends to be placed at the bottom of an automobile, usually attached to a rail close to the rear wheels. Fuel filters are not always placed in the same location, however, so the best course of action is to... More »

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The majority of vehicle manufacturers have owner's manuals available for free on their websites, and the downloadable manual is typically available in PDF format. Some manufacturers, such as Suzuki and Audi, charge a sma... More »

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To determine the gross vehicle weight rating of a Ford, use a simple formula composed by the National Truck Equipment Association that accounts for the weight of the vehicle, the curb capacity and the uplifted materials.... More »

The curb weight, also known as the tare weight, of a car is the total weight of the car once it is manufactured. The curb weight contrasts with the gross vehicular weight, which is the curb weight of the car plus its pas... More »

The easiest way to find the gross vehicle weight of a van or pickup truck is add the weight of the driver, passengers and cargo to the vehicle's curb weight. The vehicle's owner's manual will list the curb weight for tha... More »