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tow coupler locking catch

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23 Jan 2018 @ 09:32:50 am
beechies
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I have a Gypsey Rascal, when I hitch up the coupler locks onto the ball, but if I pull the handle up a few times locking catch slips past the locking lip. The spring might be old and easy to replace but the lock is not positive.
Any ideas to make this safer.
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23 Jan 2018 @ 09:48:08 am
OOM JEEP
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As jy hom skoon was met petrol of iets soortgelyks met kwassie en van vooraf lubricate met spray-on-grease plus Q20 of Winnflon. Toets dit dan sonder om die sleepkar aan te haak en seker maak alles werk glad.

Anyhow, baie welkom hier.
I love camping all year round
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23 Jan 2018 @ 13:50:50 pm
Campervan
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Welkom op die forum...
On The Road Again
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23 Jan 2018 @ 14:58:34 pm
Leon
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The big concern should be if the combination is hooked up........ can you in any way lift the the caravan hitch of the towball without touching the handle?

If you can't I would say that your combination is safe for towing.  Why I am saying this is that for the caravan hitch to be able to come of the towball something must actually lift that handle against the spring tention inside. This is not likely.  The catch is something addisional and all I would do is clean it. Remove the grease and oil specially there where the catch hooks if need be just sharpen the edges with a file and you are good to go.

Something realy drastically must happen for the handle to be lifted by itself and by that time your rig is in much other trouble than worrying if it will unhook.

Sonder Jesus is ek niks! ! ! !
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