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Old 03-02-2014, 08:31 PM   #1
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Made it home with new TT

Picked up our 2014 24FBS yesterday but couldn't get the hitch off the ball. Tried again today and had to straighten out the TV as it was on a curb at an angle. Then had to slide out of the receiver cause ball still wouldn't release. Guess being sick 3 days prior didn't help any. DW was very patient with me. Now it's in the driveway and getting stocked up for the first trip this spring. Hope the weather gets better soon. Gettin real antsy to try it out!
BTW, drove an hour in a strong side wind at 60 and with the equal-i-zer WDH and the Ford F150 anti-sway, and I had a straight ride home.
Now it's time to start on all those mods you guys are talking about. Any recommendations on what should be first??
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:48 PM   #2
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Congrats on the new trailer and have fun loading it up
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If your hitch is like mine, the top lever that is traditionally lifted up to release the ball needs to be lifted THEN SLID BACK. Myself and a few other members here had the same problem the first time we tried to unhook our trailer.

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Welcome havnfun....congrats on the new TT....
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Old 03-03-2014, 05:27 AM   #5
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Old 03-03-2014, 06:57 AM   #6
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If your hitch is like mine, the top lever that is traditionally lifted up to release the ball needs to be lifted THEN SLID BACK. Myself and a few other members here had the same problem the first time we tried to unhook our trailer.
Same here! Had the TV wheels darned near off the ground a couple of times before I figured it out. You'll get the hang of it in no time.
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Old 03-03-2014, 07:24 AM   #7
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Yup had the same problem when I tried to release mine, called the dealership and felt like I didn't know a thing when they told me what to do

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the top lever that is traditionally lifted up to release the ball needs to be lifted THEN SLID BACK.
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:18 AM   #8
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OH MAN....DUH! What an easy fix. Thanks so much for the instruction. Wish the CW guy at the PDI had bothered to tell me that little tidbit.
Now , what mod to do first????
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OH MAN....DUH! What an easy fix. Thanks so much for the instruction. Wish the CW guy at the PDI had bothered to tell me that little tidbit.
Now , what mod to do first????
Congrats on the new rig!

My first mod was a mattress topper, and I highly recommend that to anyone. Virtually anything is easier to overcome if you've had a good night's sleep!
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Congratulations on the new TT!! One of our first mods was to replace the mattress. We did it with a Tempur-pedic, but anything the DW signs off on is the right thing to do.
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