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Old 11-14-2017, 09:58 AM   #1
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Groaning sound

I receintly purchased a 2011 23 ft international. When we trailered it home all was well now after about 1000 miles when ever we are making a sharp turn a groaning sound is heard from the trailer. I am stumped has anyone else had this issue?
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Old 11-14-2017, 10:06 AM   #2
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Frame flex, weight distribution or the sound I make every time I have spend another $250 on mine.
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Old 11-14-2017, 10:09 AM   #3
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My sway control hitch makes this type of noise on sharp, low speed turns. I just turn up the radio:-)
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Gas station egg salad will cause that. Be sure and stay hydrated.
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:28 AM   #5
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when ever we are making a sharp turn a groaning sound is heard from the trailer. I am stumped has anyone else had this issue?
What hitch are you using? I have a Equalizer and it makes a terrible noise at slow speeds. That's it's way of letting you know the anti-sway is working.
Or, you snagged a homeless guy who was sleeping near your frame.
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:11 PM   #6
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Lube it!

My trailer sounded like a T-Rex until I started lubing it regularly: https://www.equalizerhitch.com/blog/...al-i-zer-hitch

I recommend getting the sway bracket jackets too - one less thing to lube / helps you stay less greasy when removing the hitch.
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