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I have a 2011 Chevy Silverado WT with a 4%0AV6 4.3L. My bumper has a hole for a ball. Does this mean I can tow %28boat 3500lbs%29 or do I need to add a towing package%3F

Chevy2011
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Asked by Chevy2011 Mar 24, 2013 at 11:38 AM about the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 2 Dr STD Standard Cab LB

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Js08016
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Check your owner's manual. Some Silverados came from the factory with a tow package. My Nephew's '03 has it. His truck came with the square trailer hitch just under the rear bumper & a plug for the trailer brake lights. Sounds like yours is equipped for light duty towing though. HTH. -Jim

Chevy2011
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Thank you

tennisshoes
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It should be stamped in the bumper the load weight and the tongue weight capacities. Sounds too heavy to be towed by a bumper hitch, I'd spring for a good class 3 or 4 hitch.

tenspeed
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Does GM have a towing capacity decal on the drivers side door?

Chevy2011
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Looked on the bumper but could not find anything. However, i noticed that the bumper is bolted to the frame in three (3) different areas.

tennisshoes
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That sounds like an aftermarket bumper set up to me, could be a DeeZee or someone like that. Check on the backside or underneath of the bumper to see if there any specs on it. I still don't think it is strong enough to trust to tow your boat.

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Chevy2011
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Thanks, I will check with the Chevy dealer. I have a hitch on order just in case.

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