How Much Air Pressure Do I Need for My Shocker Hitch?

Quick Answers: It varies based on your trailer and the amount of weight you are hauling.

Shocker Air Receiver Hitch: Add air pressure until the bump cushion is compressed 1/8″. If you add weight to trailer, you will need to add air.

Shocker Gooseneck Air Hitch: See below.

Shocker Air Trailer Tongue Mount: Add air pressure until the bump cushion is compressed 1/8″. If you add weight to trailer, you will need to add air.

Air Pressure for Shocker Hitch

How much air pressure do I need for my Shocker Gooseneck Air Hitch?

Answer: If you have a light horse trailer it might be as low as 15 lbs of air pressure. If you’re hauling a gooseneck trailer with a skid steer, you might be around 20 lbs of air pressure. If you’re an industrial hauler with 25,000 lbs you may be 25-35 lbs of pressure. Play with the air a little, it will tell you what it likes.

How much air do I need for my Shocker Trailer Tongue Air Hitch?

Answer: Add enough air so it lightly compresses the top bushing bump stop to where it is compress about 1/8″