How to Properly Adjust Travel Trailer Sway Bars?


Trailer sway bars are installed to keep a trailer from moving back and forth across the road when driving. Sometimes a trailer can sway in wind or on wet roads and these bars keep them from doing so. These prevent a number of accidents.
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Things You'll Need. Screwdriver. Instructions. Hitch the travel trailer to a tow vehicle, both loaded with weights typical of your camping needs, and tension the sway bars according
1 Loosen the wheel lug nuts. Loosen them slightly, but do not remove. Ad 2 Jack up/lift the car. You will need to jack the car by placing the jack under the suspension arm so it compresses
they should be in the front of the vehicle, sort of under and in front of the motor. they go all the way across and have a couple of covers.
Handling the vehicle especially on corners will be poor.
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Trailer Sway Bar Installation
A sway bar, or sway control, is required for heavy or long trailers. It is used to prevent oscillation, or sway, when towing. Sway control must be used in any trailer of over 5000 pounds total weight. It can be used in lighter trailers for extra safety.... More »
Difficulty: Easy
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