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Old 03-09-2019, 07:20 AM
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Hitch ball that is too high or low can also contribute to launching and retrieving problems. Easiest way to determine correct hitch ball height is to disconnect trailer from tow vehicle then use a tongue jack or similar to make front and rear of trailer frame the same height off ground. When the trailer frame is “level” use a tape measure to find hitch ball height off the ground at the trailer coupling. Once you know height of hitch ball acquire a ball receiver with the correct drop or rise for your vehicle and trailer. A level trailer also runs easier with less wear and tear on hitch, vehicle, boat, tie downs, etc.

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