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Old 07-22-2014, 11:19 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Proud Grandpa View Post
I am experiencing a lot of sway when towing my 33TSBH.......snip
Unless the RV dealer installed/adjusted the WDH "properly" under TV/TT loaded conditions, then it's not adjusted correctly (assuming the WDH was sized correctly).

I would start out with a visit to your local CAT scale under loaded conditions, this is the only way to determine if your weights are within limits and the WDH is sized/adjusted correctly. Unfortunately many dealers size WDH's based on published UVW weights, not realistic "loaded" weights.

CAT scale how-to: https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f37/how-to-weigh-your-tv-tt-3871.html



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Old 07-22-2014, 12:45 PM   #12
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I use a jeep commander with hemi v8 to tow the 28 footer rarely do I get the tail wagging the dog syndrome. We also travel lightly as we have learned over the years is that we really only haul what we use. This was something that took years to figure out LOL.

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Old 07-23-2014, 09:23 AM   #13
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I tow with 2006 GMC 2500 HD. I took it in and had entire steering and suspension checked and nothing found wrong. I am thinking this is problem with the hitch install. I will take it back to dealer to have installation checked. Can't keep fighting this thing every time I want to go somewhere, too much stress.
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:39 AM   #14
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TV is 2006 GMC 2500 hd. I have it in shop twice and they cannot find anything wrong with it.
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:34 AM   #15
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Before returning to the dealer, take it across a cat scale. 3 passes across the scale as described in many threads around here will tell you everything you need to know to get the hitch setup correctly.

Dealers are notorious for bad hitch setups. One would think they are experts, but by the time to setup a hitch all they want is to get you down the road. They dont set up based on actual weights.
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:41 AM   #16
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I have essentially the same TT and after messing with the set up the TT stays directly with me, except when you have high winds. Don't care what anyone says nothing will cure that. What are you towing with? Are you you towing with water in the fresh tank? Tire pressures set right? How are you loading this TT? reason i ask these seemingly silly questions is as soon as. Picked up my 334RBTS, it was about totaled on RT81 bout 15 miles from the dealer. I'm very experienced driving TT s and ain't afraid of anything but this had me close to a second heart attack. The dealer had tires pressures all screwed up, fresh tank full, hitch not set up right. You will find out that these Jaycos are heavy and are very sensitive to all the things I mentioned. Also if yours has the Chinese junk tires like mine had then I would invest in getting them swapped out for name brand tires. Sidewalls in those tires flex too much and get to bouncing all over the highway. The axles are also sized to the max. Mine is sitting close to 11k loaded.

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