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Old 09-20-2010, 05:43 PM   #1
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Problem with KarKaddy 460SS

Hi all,

I recently purchased a used 2006 KK460SS tow dolly. The pin that is supposed to release to allow the hitch to pivot is jammed in place. There is no apparent damage to the dolly and the thoughtful designers put an angled skid plate adjacent to the pin to prevent it from getting hit from the side.

The PO tried to drive it out from the bottom and also attempted to use a pipe wrench to loosen it, but that only served to mangle the pin. I tried to carefully press it out but stopped as the galvanized steel is quite soft and I didn't want to bend it and cause any misalignment. My next step is to take my trusty Sawzall and cut off the top of the pin and then drive it out the bottom. But before I do that, has anyone else had a similar problem and how did you resolve it?


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Old 09-21-2010, 07:13 AM   #2
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Hi Weekenders,
I have the 05 model. The pin has been hard to remove since the day I took delivery. I've had to hammer it out on occasion. Also, it does not get any better with use. I thought of making the hole larger, but can not find a reamer size I comfortable with. This problem always seems to drop to the bottom of my priority list, until it jams. I have not gotten around to fixing the problem. The fix is to ever so slightly enlarge the hole.

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Old 09-21-2010, 06:25 PM   #3
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Believe it or not, I had the same issue with my new KK that I bought last year when we got the MH. I tried to pull out the pin and ended up pulling the ring off the top of the pin. I then raised and propped the tongue up as high as I could and tried beating it out with a hammer and punch. After I finally got the thing out, I sprayed it down with wd-40 and the pin moved in and out like it was supposed to. In fact it felt as if the pin was too small for the hole...

Since you have nothing else to loose, spray the pin down as best as you can with some sort of penetrating oil, silicone spray, wd-40, etc., let it sit for a while, then try to pull it out, or hammer it out from the bottom.

Let us know how you make out.

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