Forum | Marketplace | Knowledge Base | | H1 site | H2 site | H3 site
Click Here To Visit DC Auto
Click Here To Visit DC Auto
Click Here To Visit Kascar/Real4WD
Click Here To Visit Kascar/Real4WD
Click here for a listing of all HUMMER Network sponsors


Hummer Knowledge Base

The Hummer Knowledge Base


How Much Weight to Have During Alignment:

Hummers are aligned at the factory, as I understand, at full GVW. That is, with 2 tons of cargo/weight. Since we rarely, if ever, drive it with that much weight, that doesn't reflect "normal" conditions.

Question is, how much weight should be in it when we get an alignment done? Should we try to emulate "normal" conditions? That is the weight of two people and maybe some cargo? Or would an empty truck (with some fuel) be close enough?

...Bob

For general use an empty truck is fine.


Bob,

Check with your local HUMMER dealer. AM General has specs for what they call a "light load" adjustment. We have performed it on many trucks to settle down the rear end on icy surfaces and to reduce tire wear.

The light load adjustment is available through AM General service bulletin 94-18-8.

Sincerely,

Martin Meissner
HUMMER Product Manager
Northwest HUMMER


Back to main page

The Hummer Knowledge Base is a collection of informative posts from the Hummer Network forums and mailing lists, contributed material and links to outside web sites.
The Hummer Network is not responsible for the accuracy of the information contained herein or on outside web sites, nor for any situation arising from the use thereof.
2006-2011 by The Hummer Network. No material from the Hummer Knowledge Base may be reprinted or republished in any form without permission.