Avalanche, Sierra, Silverado, C&K Series, 1999-2005

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Vehicle Certification Label



The vehicle certification label is located in the driver-s side door jamb and displays the following assessments:



The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
 
The gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
 
The vehicle payload rating
 
The original equipment tire sizes and the recommended tire pressures
 

Gross vehicle weight (GVW) is the weight of the vehicle and everything the GVW carries. Include the following items when figuring the GVW:



The base vehicle weight (factory weight)
 
The weight of all vehicle accessories, such as the winches or the plows
 
The weight of the driver and the passengers
 
The weight of the cargo
 

The gross vehicle weight must not exceed the GVWR.

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Fig. Typical vehicle certification label

The vehicle certification label is located in the driver-s side door jamb and displays the following assessments:



The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
 
The gross axle weight rating (GAWR)
 
The vehicle payload rating
 
The original equipment tire sizes and the recommended tire pressures
 

Gross vehicle weight (GVW) is the weight of the vehicle and everything the GVW carries. Include the following items when figuring the GVW:



The base vehicle weight (factory weight)
 
The weight of all vehicle accessories, such as the winches or the plows
 
The weight of the driver and the passengers
 
The weight of the cargo
 

The gross vehicle weight must not exceed the GVWR.

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Fig. Typical vehicle certification label

Vehicle Identification Number



The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is mounted on the driver-s side of the instrument panel and is visible through the windshield.

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Fig. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is visible through the windshield



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Fig. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) decoding

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is mounted on the driver-s side of the instrument panel and is visible through the windshield.



C series: 2-wheel drive conventional cabs
 
K series: 4-wheel drive conventional cabs

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Fig. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is visible through the windshield



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Fig. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) decoding

 

 
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