Articles
   
       
       
Pics/Video
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WAKE WORLD HOME
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (rasorjb)      Join Date: Nov 2011       04-07-2013, 10:19 AM Reply   
So my trailer for my V220 Supreme has been making some pretty nasty noises when coming to a stop. The moment I begin to decelerate a groaning noise comes from what sounds like the actuator on the trailer tongue. Once I begin to pull away from a stop it goes away. Any ideas? Could it just need to be lubricated or something?
Old     (bftskir)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-07-2013, 11:21 AM Reply   
That's the brakes
Old     (Dmac420sj)      Join Date: Mar 2012       04-07-2013, 11:41 AM Reply   
Check your fluid for water
Old     (rasorjb)      Join Date: Nov 2011       04-07-2013, 12:55 PM Reply   
I've already got new brake drums on order with a plan to totally flush the lines. When I was hauling the boat yesterday it just really sounded like it was coming from the actuator not the actual brakes.
Old    kx250frider617            04-07-2013, 8:50 PM Reply   
I had the same problem, I sprayed wd-40 all up in the tongue and it went away. I have an extreme trailer and they have a plastic cap that covers the cap for the brake fluid. Under the plastic cap is where I sprayed to the WD to fix the problem. I would just go to town on the tongue with wd-40. Spray everything that looks like moves.
Old     (rasorjb)      Join Date: Nov 2011       04-17-2013, 9:38 AM Reply   
So I've got it fixed, here is what I did:

Sprayed everything that moves down with WD-40.
Replaced the brake drums.
Flushed the old fluid out (I Really think this was the problem, because after I got all the air and old fluid out, the actuator felt much firmer than when I started).

Everything is good to go now!

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:07 AM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2012 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us