Aurora 2001-2003

Vehicle Certification Label


1: Name of Manufacturer

2: Gross Vehicle Weight-Rating

3: Gross Axle Weight-Rating, Front, Rear

4: Canadian Safety Mark (w/RPO Z49)

5: Certification Statement

6: Vehicle Class Type (Pass Car, etc.)

7: Vehicle Identification Number

8: Date of Manufacture (Mo/Yr)

The vehicle certification label is permanently located on the edge of the driver's door. Refer to this label to obtain:

The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
The Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR), front and rear
The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) must not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR).

The GVW is the weight of the vehicle and everything it carries. Include the following items when figuring the GVW:

The base vehicle weight (factory weight)
The weight of any added vehicle accessories
The weight of the driver and the passenger
The weight of any cargo being carried
The front and rear Gross Axle Weights (GAW) must not exceed the Gross Axle Weight Ratings (GAWR), front and rear.

The GAW is the weight exerted on one of the axles (front or rear).

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Fig. Vehicle Certification Label