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Old 02-15-2015, 04:11 PM   #1
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ProPride noises

We just returned from our maiden voyage with our 2015 25' FC.. About 2000 miles round trip. Our propride hitch began making noises. Banging began mostly on turning. Everything seemed to be hitched up correctly. Has anyone else had this happen? Anyone know the cause?

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Old 02-15-2015, 04:13 PM   #2
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Is your tongue jack raised high enough to clear the weight distribution bars in a turn? If not it will bang and scratch the top of the bars.

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Old 02-15-2015, 04:37 PM   #3
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Does it bang just once per turn? If I don't have enough WD applied with my HAHA, the stinger will "slip/stick" from side to side in the receiver box during a turn. If I do two left turns, it will only make a bang on the first turn and won't do it again until a right turn...and so on. The more the parts wear in together, the easier the slip/stick. Shims would help that issue...or more WD...but it doesn't bother me, since I know what it is. It's worse on a 2.5" receiver with a reducer in it, since there are more stacked tolerances. They have to be pretty tight turns as well.

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Old 02-15-2015, 06:01 PM   #4
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Call Sean and ask his opinion as well.

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Have someone stand where they can safely observe the connection while you turn in a parking lot.. side to side.. etc.. can they see any movement of any part?
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Old 02-16-2015, 09:47 PM   #7
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Yes I am having the "bang". I recently greased the unit via the fittings and will see if that helps.

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