Express, Savana, G1500, G2500, G3500, 1998-2005

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