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PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:23 am 
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I have a 2017 F25o Crew cab diesel and a 2017 Light 321. When i picked up the trailer the dealer already installed the 14k equalizer and had everything hooked. i brought it home and used it at a close campground a few times. Our first venture on the expressway was a disaster. Crazy amount of sway and up and down motion if i got over 50 mph. I took trailer home and found that the brackets we only 26 inches from coupler. I had to take the trailer in for service and showed the dealer, they said the now have it correctly adjusted. The back of my truck now sags down well over 3 inches. is this right? I played around with adjustments, coupler height, bracket height and washers but cannot get it right, bars won't even go level. Any advice?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:14 pm 
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Do you have a pic of it all hooked up that you can post? Sounds like the ball height may need to be adjusted. Does the trailer sit level?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:32 pm 
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I will take some tonight when I get home.

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The truck should ride the same height loaded as it does empty. I suspect that the dealer is just taking the easy way out instead of adjusting the hitch correctly.

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From my experience with a 14k hitch it sounds like you have the exact same problem I did. Mine was corrected by adjusting my ball height. Mine was nose down by about 4 inches from the dealer and I had the same sway and bounce you described.(rig is in signature) Once I got it adjusted it still squats the back by about 2.5-3 inches but it rides level. No more sway or bounce at all. Best hitch I've owned after getting it adjusted correctly.

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