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Old 07-23-2015, 12:56 AM   #1
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Question Hitch ball

We are new toy haulers and Rving
It is hard to connect and disconnect the tt from the tv, has anyone had this problem or what will help.
I have the XLR 29' with the walk thru dine net a bed over head does anyone know what the weight limit is?
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Old 07-23-2015, 01:25 AM   #2
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I had trouble with the hitch disconnecting on day 1. Since then I have learned to take the truck out of park and let the wheels move forward a tab. Some of us will grease the hitch ball as well. If you do a search on the topic here at the forum you will find that you are in good company as well as reading different suggestions.

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Old 07-23-2015, 07:18 AM   #3
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The hitch / ball can't be under pressure. The truck has to be just so- so, it helps to have someone directing while looking at the hitch while someone moves the truck.

Sometimes it fights me too. But not normally.

Dry weight. Max cargo and GVWR us listed on the sticker at road side front corner if your unit. My gross is 9724# but all are different.
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Old 07-23-2015, 08:26 AM   #4
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I used a little grease on the ball. I also found with the weight disturbing hitch it was easier to first lift trailer and the rear of the truck using the tongue jack to release the bars/chains then lower it back down to put the weight back on the truck to release the hitch pin. then raise it back up to take trailer off the ball. I usually have to jump up on the hitch to assist but it isn't that hard.

with putting the trailer on the truck i do it in reverse
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Old 07-23-2015, 09:53 AM   #5
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It looks like we don't know if you're having difficulty with the WDH procedure or that the hitch and ball simply are hanging up ... not wanting to part. More info needed
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:14 AM   #6
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In regards to the ball,( Chock the Trailer,then let the TV Neutralize itself,then pull Forward (Caution!! VERY SMALL 1/8" amount)! This relieves the (Retaining Fork) now the release lever should lift and pull backwards! Allowing the Trailer to be (Jacked up) for removal! Now in regards to the # Capacity of your Bed they normally have a # Sticker on them when New! Youroo!!
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:29 AM   #7
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