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Old 04-04-2016, 08:36 PM   #11
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Hint please, I have to be in bed when the streetlights come on.

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Old 04-04-2016, 08:42 PM   #12
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I...I will address each "guess" as to whats going on as the thread progresses...
Not doing that, just prolonging and not explaining a thing,
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Hint please, I have to be in bed when the streetlights come on.

I don't have one. The problem has not been found. When we decided to invest in this hitch, I called Hensley since they are only an hour or so away from me and said I wanted to come pick up the hitch rather than have it shipped to me. Terry offered their display unit to me with the snap up brackets for $200 off so I took it. This is the hitch you can see Terry using in their youtube videos. The only thing I can come up with on my own is it just needs to be used... Perhaps the grease has dried up a bit but it doesn't feel bad when moving the head by hand.

Terry at Hensley told me that my struts may not be adjusted correctly. Although they measure equal from the center of the coupler back to the corners of the trailer frame. He also told me the head wont necessarily self center, it may take a bump turning left or right to get it out of the position its currently in. One of the odd things I noticed is when turning on the back-up camera and driving straight forward the hitch stayed in the position it is in in the picture.
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That is the most common guess and one I would also make upon first glance.

Picture was taken after driving, forward, 40' (give or take) straight up my driveway. Truck and trailer are in line with one another.
If the truck and trailer are in line with one another as you say. Then the hitch is no longer completely attached to the truck.
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Not doing that, just prolonging and not explaining a thing,
Were only at the start of page 2!!
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If the truck and trailer are in line with one another as you say. Then the hitch is no longer completely attached to the truck.
I can assure you everything is attached where it is supposed to be. Nothing is broken, creaking, bent, disfigured etc.
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And for the folks that would rather read the last page rather than enjoy the story....

I don't have a resolution. I find this "situation" puzzling since it doesn't make sense. I posted this over on another RV forum and no one could come up with an answer either....
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The angle of the pic is hard to tell. There is another option, the tongue on the trailer is bend up. This would be visible from a side shot.
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The angle of the pic is hard to tell. There is another option, the tongue on the trailer is bend up. This would be visible from a side shot.
When you say "bend up" Do you mean physically damaged or the front of the trailer is tipped up, trailer not level?
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That is the most common guess and one I would also make upon first glance.

Picture was taken after driving, forward, 40' (give or take) straight up my driveway. Truck and trailer are in line with one another.
Maybe it's the picture, but I ain't buyin' that they're in line.

Trailer tongue is not "horizontal" in the pic, but is pointed somewhat UP. The receiver of the truck is also not "horizontal" but is pointed somewhat UP. That tells me they are not "in line;" truck is rotated in relation to the trailer.
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