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Old 08-17-2015, 04:05 PM   #1
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Hello, this is our first truck and camper! Little nervous towing with noises and some swaying. Is it normal to have rpm between 2000-2500?
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:07 PM   #2
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Welcome. Lots of questions to ask...
Size and type of trailer?
What tow vehicle?
What kind of noises??

And no... swaying is not normal, however, we can probably get you settled in with a bit more info.
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:09 PM   #3
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More info is needed. What tow vehicle,? what trailer? For some combinations that RPM is normal especially in Tow mode if used.
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Welcome to the forum. With a little more info as mentioned we can further assist you. Later RJD
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:38 PM   #5
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Sorry, thought my specs were there. We have 2015 Toyota Tundra double cab and 2012 Rockwood mini lite 2109s.
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:46 PM   #6
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You should b using some type of Weight distribution hitch(WDH) with your trailer. Also you did not mention gear ratio or engine size or speed you where driving, so I would say that the rpm may be right for about 60mph. Later RJD
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:47 PM   #7
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Do you have a WDH?
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:52 PM   #8
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Yes and sway bar. Still feel some swaying at times. Just want to know if that's normal.
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Years ago, I pulled a similar sized trailer with a Nissan Titan. There should be no noticeable sway. Tighten the sway bar.
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Old 08-17-2015, 04:58 PM   #10
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IMHO some swaying, especially when a long semi is passing you at a high rate of speed or in a strong cross wind is normal. However, although as you feel a slight sway, at no time should you feel "out of control" or be unable to keep the trailer from a dangerous sway pattern!
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