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Old 03-19-2016, 04:45 PM   #1
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We are driving to Florida. This is the first time towing my Apex with my new 2016 Expedition. EZ Sway control hitch was previously set up for our 2007 F150. I had called Coachman and they said to set the top of the ball to 23-25". We did that but the sway control seems to be inadequate. We feel like the trailer keeps fishtailing. I feel like the sway bars are not lifting the back end enough. Do you normally have to adjust the sway bars as well when you switch tow vehicles? Any suggestions?
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Old 03-19-2016, 05:10 PM   #2
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You always have to reset the WD hitch for every vehicle. Sway bars do not transfer weight.
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Old 03-19-2016, 05:34 PM   #3
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I did reset the hitch as per coach men's recommendation but didn't adjust the brackets that hold the sway bars. Was I supposed to do something with them as well?
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Old 03-19-2016, 05:37 PM   #4
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You should use the instructions of the manufacturer of the hitch. I suspect it isn't transferring weight correctly for you to be getting a lot of sway.
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Old 03-19-2016, 05:38 PM   #5
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You have to adjust the stinger on your tow vehicle also.
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Old 03-19-2016, 10:41 PM   #6
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The sad news is you basically have to start from scratch. You need redo the hitch head and the bars. The good news is once it's all setup correct you will be good to go.
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Old 03-20-2016, 10:35 AM   #7
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Walmart, a wrench, and 30 minutes. Priceless. Sway problem fixed. Thanks for the help
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Old 03-22-2016, 09:36 AM   #8
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When we first pulled our 300BHS with our Chevy Silverado, we felt the sway even with the stabilizing bars. Husband added airbags and it makesa huge difference, even more so with the up and down (going over bumps on the hwy etc).
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