Shocker Air Trailer Tongue Mount Coupler & Pintle Ring Setup Installation Instructions

View our air trailer tongue mount couplers or pintle ring installation instructions, video and air pressure guide.

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Shocker Air Trailer Tongue Hitch Installation Manual

Maximum Weights for Tongue Mount Air Shocker: 20,0000 towing capacity

Safety Notice: The Shocker Hitch is a heavy duty unit that in most cases exceeds factory receiver hitch weight capacities, therefore it is imperative that you always read and follow the tongue and towing weight recommendations of the receiver hitch that is mounted on your tow vehicle.

When used properly these products will make noticeable improvements in your trailer towing quality. Giving both truck and trailer a smoother ride with less trailer fatigue and breakage.

Shocker Trailer Tongue Coupler / Pintle Hitch Installation:

Vertical Channel & Square Plate adaptor styles only: Replace existing ball coupler on the tongue of trailer with the Shocker Hitch Tongue Mount Hitch. Verify or lengthen safety chains and wiring connections to ensure proper clearance when turning corners.

To Set Air

Load trailer the way it will be towed. Inflate airbag on Shocker air trailer tongue coupler or pintle ring.

CAUTION: Keep hands and clothing away from moving parts of hitch to avoid pinching and injury.

As air pressure increases, the unit will rotate lifting the hitch and trailer tongue. Install air until green bushing has 1/4″ clearance from the red frame. Always inflate air bag to set the Shocker Hitch, never deflate air bag to set Shocker Hitch, unsatisfactory results may occur.

Air Trailer Tongue Mount Air Pressure Video

When using Equalizer/ Weight Distribution Bars:
Follow directions above, then hook up equalizer bars, and continue inflating air bag until 1/4″ clearance on bump stops is achieved.

Note: When towing heavy trailers or trailers with high wind resistance it may be necessary to increase air pressure in the Shocker.

Usage: Under normal circumstances tongue weight should be at least 10 percent of total towing weight. NOTE: IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT THE HITCH BALL BE GREASED TO REDUCE WEAR AND IMPROVE SHOCKER ACTION.

Maximum Pressure: Do not exceed 100 psi in the air bag, as it may damage the air bag.

Shocker Air Trailer Tongue Videos

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