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In order to make this 1/2-ton an all-around truck, great emphasis was given to towing. The market has always made 3/4- and 1-ton trucks the tow rigs, but Ford has developed its six-speed transmission, an optional trailer-brake controller, and a new Trailer Sway Control System that applies braking to help counter the effects a trailer can put on a vehicle.

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