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Illustration #2195

Check that the socket catch has locked on to the towing ball by trying to left the drawbar.

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    How to tow a trailer

    Towing a trailer or caravan is potentially dangerous, and requires considerable skill. The trailer or caravan reduces performance and braking power and can radically alter the way the car handles. Towing can be a safe proposition, though, if you take care and adapt your style of driving to suit. Read more