Hook n ladder 1 Posted September 22, 2019 Share Posted September 22, 2019 There's not really a category for fifth wheel questions so I picked suspension. Anyway I have a Holland FW35. It's about 12 years old. I run local semi-dump around Chicago with a quarter frame trailer. The problem im having all of a sudden is after i dump, there is a gap between the fifth wheel plate and the trailer. So I'll pull the locking bar and slide the trailer back and get it to sit flat. I don't have this problem loaded as I think the weight keeps it set. I haven't tried adjusting the jaws yet but when hooked up there's about 1/4 inch gap between the bushing on the adjusting rod and the plate. My holland manual says tighten counter clockwise until the bushing can rotate. But my bushing rotates already. Also, the jaws have been adjusted maybe once in 12 years but I never had the trailer not sit flat on the plate. So my questions are these 1) is adjusting the jaws the answer? I't doesnt seem like it to me but if it is do I adjust with the jaws locked or unlocked. Thanks. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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