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Old 03-17-2012, 08:10 AM   #1
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We just picked up our new Puma yesterday, a 25RS model, replacing the 19FS we used for over 7 years. I decided to get the weight bars for this one to pull with my 2003 Chevy Suburban. After getting all hooked up at the dealer with no problems, I noticed later that the car seemed to be making a lot of groaning noises, like parts were under tension like they have never been before. Is this normal?
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Old 03-17-2012, 08:24 AM   #2
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Depending on the type of WD hitch you purchased, some are quite noisey like the equalizer. Some like the Blue Ox make no noise at all.
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Old 03-17-2012, 08:44 AM   #3
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weight equalizer spring bars with built in antisway are not totally quiet specially when you makes turns slowly!
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Old 03-17-2012, 08:45 AM   #4
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Are you sure the noises are coming from the Burb and not the hitch? As mentioned, they can pop and groan quite a bit. Situation normal for my Equal-i-zer (I'm adding pads this year to reduce the noise).

If it is the truck, than someone with a Suburban may help.
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it would help if you told us what WDH you have.
i have the Equalizer and most WDH's are known to groan and creak. it's pretty normal.
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