IF (and thats a huge IF) you get pulled over for being overweight, the cop is going to look at the sticker on the truck, not the website. If you try to argue with him on the spot, you'll get the worse end of the deal. And if you try to fight it in court, they are likely to follow the same rule. The sticker on the truck is the gospel, anything else is just a reference.
Having said that, I'd contact FCA and find out why their documentation doesn't match.
For any vehicle, the GVWR is what the truck can weigh total including payload/tongue weight as if you parked the truck on a scale. GVWR is not how much your trailer is limited to.
Your GCWR is the truck and trailer weight together, that is limited by the vehicle classification or an Elected Gross Weight.
You can tow a 9754 lbs trailer behind the truck as long as you don't exceed the truck's total weight of 7200 lbs or either of your GAWRs. In theory you could have a GCW a little over 16K lbs.
Don't trust the website number, they have been known to be wrong. For correct numbers, look up the SAE J2807 towing and hauling rating for the truck
I was going only by the sticker to be. I never argue with the law officers,I just be polite, yes sir and no sir.I know how they feel about a smart a**, I was in law enforcement for six years as second job when I was real young.There is no amount of money to get me back in law enforcement with all that is going out there. 70+ now and was call back to 2 years ago. They are wanting to stay 3 more years part time and that will work for me.
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