Why Is My Trailer Getting Stuck to the Ball?

Why Is My Trailer Getting Stuck to the Ball?

What is a Hitch Ball?

Hitch balls are a convenient way to connect whatever you need to haul to your truck. They range from 1 78" to 2 inches in diameter and can tow up to 12,000 pounds and 21,000 pounds respectively.

How to Fix a Trailer Stuck to the Hitch Ball

Inspect the hitch ball, coupler, and coupler release to identify the issue. Adjust the vehicle's position and use a tongue jack to raise and lower the trailer. Lubricate the ball and coupler with WD-40 to remove rust and keep things from getting stuck again.

How Can You Avoid Getting a Trailer Stuck on the Ball?

Preventing a trailer stuck on the ball involves getting the correct hitch size, lubricating connections regularly, and storing the hitch ball in a dry location.

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