Utility Trailer projects
Fix Bad Boat and Utility Trailer Wiring
Be a safe driver. We show you how to diagnose and fix trailer lights that are dim or don't work. Most fixes are quick and easy.
Utility Trailer Upgrades
Get more value and better performance from your utility trailer. These easy DIY upgrades and add-ons will let you haul cargo more efficiently…
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Removing a Trailer Hitch Ball
Remove a rusted trailer hitch with penetrating fluid and an air chisel, not a sledgehammer. It's easier and won't bend or break anything.
Trailer Lights That Always Work
Convert your trailer lights to LEDs and add individual grounds to eliminate the two most common causes of light failures.
When to Replace Trailer Tires
You see trailers broken down on the side of the road all the time. Don’t let that happen to you. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat will…
How to Hook Up a Trailer
Don’t lose your $25,000 boat or worse yet, kill someone. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to hook up your trailer…
Selecting a Tow Hitch
Choose the correct drop or rise for a tow hitch ball mount by leveling the trailer tongue and measuring the difference in heights of the tow…
How to Buy the Right Ball Mount For Safe Towing
In order to tow a trailer safely, the tongue must be level with the road. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to determine…