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Old 07-26-2021, 05:34 PM   #1
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Trailair Triglide pin failure

I'm aware they no longer make this pin hitch.
Mine hasn't totally broken yet. Left front and right rear pivot pins have broken. I'm having a welder come out tomorrow and weld the lower slide area to the upper side.
I know you can buy a complete new replacement.
As you can see by my pictures that wouldn't work.

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My question is has anyone bought just the lower jaw of the new style and replaced it only?
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Old 07-26-2021, 05:38 PM   #2
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Old 07-27-2021, 08:59 AM   #3
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If you call Lippert, they will ship you the bottom piece for free... All they will ask is for you to send some pictures I believe.... They will probably send the lower portion of the new and "improved" FLEX AIR as their Tri-Glide was riddled with claims and since dropped.

Just make sure you say YES when they ask if you have greased all 6 fittings

I dropped BOTH and went with the Morryde...
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Old 07-27-2021, 07:28 PM   #4
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Mike,


Pardon my ignorance, but I don't understand the "pivot pins" that you are referring to in your post. Where are the "pins" located? We have a TrailAir system with Tri-Glide on our 2010 Mobile Suites. We've not had any problems, but then, we've not towed our MS as much as most people have with their DRV's.


Here is a picture of ours as it was when we picked it up at the dealer's.





If there is a real issue with the TrailAir system, maybe I need to get in contact with Lippert, although I think ours came out before Lippert got TrailAir


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Old 07-27-2021, 08:35 PM   #5
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Pins wasn't a good description.
If you look behind each of the grease fittings
You will see the pivot area as the bottom plate moves.
If while in either position you can take a flat screw driver and move it than that means it's broken from the pin that goes to the opposite side.
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Old 07-27-2021, 08:39 PM   #6
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Here is the fix for now until I get home in a month in a half.
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