Rob Posted August 24, 2011 Share Posted August 24, 2011 Jumped in ole "Yella Dog" today to move him. Backed under the drop deck until the 5th wheel closed up and then connected the air lines. After pulling the trolley valve to lock the trailer brakes to check for jaw locking, I release the clutch and the truck shoots forward about 3" before coming to an abrupt stop jarring my single upper tooth against my lower lip. Turning around and looking out the rear cab window, I back the truck up taking up the slack, then move forward about 3" again. The jaws in the 5th wheel look good but I didn't see an adjustment available? Regardless, the other two trucks I've pulled the trailer with do not have this play so I assume the 5th wheel need either adjusted, or rebuilt.I've never pulled anything with this truck so was a new experience.Rob Quote Plodding along with no job nor practical application for my existence, but still trying to fix what's broke. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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