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Old 09-16-2011, 07:02 PM   #11
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Thanks to all of you. I was not expecting so many replies on this tread. Just to show that this forum is really a familly affair and everybody is willing to help. Thanks again.

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Old 09-16-2011, 07:54 PM   #12
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I have this problem with many of my trailers. The suggestions above are all excellent. I find that the most common problem on mine is when the latching mechanism isn't retracted properly when I let the tongue down, I've also had them slide down when the tongue is dropping down. If it is giving you a lot of grief it may need adjustment.
I ordered my last work trailer with a pintle hook to get rid of this problem. I doubt most TT owners could put up with the jerking sensation you get from a pintle though, and no WD option.

Al, Travelling with wife, daughter 5, son 3, 3/4 tons of 2013 Ram CCLB, five tons of fifth wheel Rockwood 8287SS still showing my kids north america one campground and road trip at a time.
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Old 09-16-2011, 08:54 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Labzy View Post
I have a 2306 and I also have a hard time getting the 'sliding latch thing' to catch.

I have to look underneath the hitch and actually see the locking part in place up against the ball, then I open and close the latch while still looking at it, just to make sure it is fully engaged.

Good to know I'm not the only one who finds this a PITA.
I too had this problem till I blasted some WD-40 into the latch mechanism. It's much smoother now.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:28 AM   #14
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I used the slide dry lube spray on my latch and it worked very well, and as with the slide parts, it doesn't attract dirt and stays on in the rain.



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