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Old 05-11-2017, 01:56 PM
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2008 Trailer Hitch /Tongue problem

Hi,

It's been years since I have posted- we moved and I have been taking care of ailing parents so I appreciate any help you can give. We are finally boating again!

Strangely, when we bought our 2009 ProStar 214 it came with a 2008 trailer. We have always had problems with the hitch- finnicky and issues getting it to hitch well.
Now we can't get it to hitch at all and we moved so are not near our original dealer.
The dealer here says this is a known problem with 2008 trailers and we have to replace the tongue.
Does anyone else know about this? Is that true?
I couldn't find anything about this on the board.

Thanks,
Eileen
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Old 05-11-2017, 02:01 PM
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Read here Eileen. https://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk...ad.php?t=38524


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Old 05-11-2017, 02:43 PM
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Read here Eileen. https://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk...ad.php?t=38524


PS Your name is me when I drink.
Thanks.
I saw that one post and one person said to replace the tongue and everyone else had some workarounds. It was back in 2010 so I had wondered if anyone had experienced anything else since then. Maybe not. I've tried so many things and my biggest fear is one time I'll be out and be stuck because my workarounds have stopped working!
I guess my only surefire option is to replace the tongue.

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Old 05-11-2017, 03:08 PM
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http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...ad.php?t=52950

This offers some better insight. Sounds like a replacement is in your future.
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Old 05-11-2017, 03:28 PM
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Thank you SO much!
I think the replacement is in my very near future!
Eileen

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http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...ad.php?t=52950

This offers some better insight. Sounds like a replacement is in your future.
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Old 05-12-2017, 12:52 PM
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Thank you SO much!
I think the replacement is in my very near future!
Eileen
Getting this done next week- painted and installed $429- like I said- VERY near future!
Our dealer here in TN, Aqua Sport Marine, is great.
Thanks for the help!
Eileen
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Old 05-12-2017, 01:15 PM
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Getting this done next week- painted and installed $429- like I said- VERY near future!
Our dealer here in TN, Aqua Sport Marine, is great.
Thanks for the help!
Eileen
There's no price on peace of mind. Best of luck.
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Old 05-12-2017, 06:25 PM
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There's no price on peace of mind. Best of luck.
Exactly- thanks for your help.
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