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Old 06-05-2015, 08:57 PM   #1
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Why do I have a screeching sound when driving. Seems to be worse when making turns. I was told some TT's are worse than others. I assume it's ok but curious what causes it.
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It's normal but you can put grease on the hitch ball and up inside the receiver when hitching up to help keep the noise down a bit. (I have the two extra steel bars for the weight distribution hitch and they can make quite a ruckus during turns as they are metal on metal but we never want to grease them....only the hitch ball can be greases up.)

I keep a can of this handy with a rag inside of it for that.

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I give DW something to concentrate on. That usually quiets down the screeching..............a little.
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I give DW something to concentrate on. That usually quiets down the screeching..............a little.
If she screams at your driving, just tell her, "Hey, don't scream, just do what I do....CLOSE YOUR EYES!!"
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LOL Damn where's the "like" button?
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Good answer Stormrider. �� I did grease the ball. I have the Weight distribution bars and thought that might be where it's coming from. A lot of pressure on those bars. Plus the sway bar. I did grease those balls too but didn't make a difference in the noise. Thanks for your quick response.
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If she screams at your driving, just tell her, "Hey, don't scream, just do what I do....CLOSE YOUR EYES!!"
I tried that..........she hit me..........twice.
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Good answer Stormrider. �� I did grease the ball. I have the Weight distribution bars and thought that might be where it's coming from. A lot of pressure on those bars. Plus the sway bar. I did grease those balls too but didn't make a difference in the noise. Thanks for your quick response.
I'm guessing you have the round bars. Mine used to make a lot of noise and I sprayed some white lithium grease on a paper towel and put a small amount on the end that goes into the hitch head. That helped a lot. My sway bars used to chatter quite a bit as well. But I think that is just the nature of the beast.
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