Questions tagged [trailer]

Questions relating to trailers, caravans and other unpowered, towed vehicles

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Levelling a trailer with a pair of jacks

I have a car transporter trailer that I have converted to a sort of caravan which can carry my stock to trade fairs and shows. When the stock is out we sleep in it. It has drop down legs at the back ...
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Tools and supplies for roadside trailer bearing repair

I've heard bearings are a common failure mode of trailers. What tools and supplies should I carry in my vehicle for doing an emergency bearing repair? I have a bearing kit: SKF 24 Trailer Seal & ...
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Trailer tail lights go dim with hazards on

I've wired up a 13 pin trailer plug to my 1996 Defender 90. When I connect a trailer board and I put the headlights on (tail lights come on) and put the hazard lights on, the tail lights go dimmer ...
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Are 6.90-9 trailer tires an obsolete size?

I have when seems to be an older trailer (not sure of age) which has tires labelled "6.90-9". They are in OK condition but I was looking into getting a spare, and had trouble finding anything in this ...
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What kind of trailer hitch do i need for my Econoline 250 Extended

I have a 1990 Ford Econoline Extended ( the back is about 2 feet longer ). I want to put a hitch on the back so I can tow a small utility trailer, but I'm not sure what kind I need. Not looking for ...
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Weight capacity of a 1-1/4" trailer axle?

I just got a used trailer, it has a 1-1/4" square dropped axle. The seller said it was good for a 3500lb capacity, and that it was a solid core. I'm skeptical of that. How do I tell what the true ...
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Trailer tail lights still on when ignition is off

After having attaching a trailer hitch to a Volvo V70 2005 the tail lights keep glowing even when ignition is off. Therefore I have two questions: Is it normal on some cars? If not any ideas what ...
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Connecting Trailer module (TRM) for Volvo V70 2005

I'm going to install a Trailer module (TRM) into a Volvo V70 2005. There are are two sockets on it (a gray and a green one). I found the cable from the Rear electrical module (REM) which should be ...
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