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RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar - 6,000 lbs

Roadmaster Tow Bars

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Code:   RM-522



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Roadmaster Tow Bars - RM-522

Say goodbye to binding with this feature-rich, all-terrain tow bar. The hassle-free Freedom Latch lets you quickly and easily release your towed vehicle even if it is at a hard angle or out of level.


  • Tow bar allows you to safely and effectively tow your vehicle behind your RV
  • All-terrain model features Freedom Latch for quick and easy disconnect in any environment
  • Telescoping arms hook up with ease and automatically center and lock as you drive ahead to prevent sway and make hooking up quick and easy
  • Built-in cable guide protects wires and safety cables from damage or tangling and enhances the look of your tow bar
  • Quick-disconnect system lets you quickly and easily mount and remove tow bar on your own
  • Autowlok mechanism automatically centers and locks the arms as you drive ahead, preventing sway and give
  • Full-length steel crossbar provides increased strength and support
  • Storage Latch allows the tow bar to automatically lock in place when folded toward your motor home, providing effortless and secure storage
  • Stainless steel inner arm construction allows for smooth operation and corrosion resistance
  • High-tech, powder coat finish provides additional durability
  • Made in the USA


  • Capacity: 6,000 lbs
  • Compatibility: works with all Roadmaster vehicle-specific base plates - EZ, MX, MS, XL and Standard
  • 1-Year limited warranty

No matter how strong or good looking a tow bar is, it's all for naught if it doesn't work right. With the Falcon, hooking up and disconnecting has never been easier. As you drive the motor home away, the arms will self-extend, center and automatically lock. Towing can't get much simpler than this.


Non-Binding Tow Bar

Release your towed vehicle with the flip of a switch in any terrain. Roadmaster's Freedom Latch disconnects the first time, every time, releasing your car even when it is at a hard angle or out of level with the tow bar. No more binding!

Quick Disconnect

Quick Disconnects

Standard on most RoadMaster models, quick disconnects make it a snap to attach your tow bar. Their unique design lets you connect the tow bar to the bracket quickly and easily all by yourself and disconnect it the same way. These convenient brackets also make it simple to mount any number of RoadMaster accessories, from basic safety cables to the Guardian rock shield.

Cable Guide

Built-In Cable Guide

Because safety cables and wires all too often tangle and drag, and wrapping them around your tow bar before every use is just no fun, RoadMaster has introduced built-in routing channels for their all-terrain models. Now you can tow with confidence, knowing that your cords and cables are safe and protected.

Storage Latch

Storage Latch

A feature unique to Roadmaster's All Terrain models, the patented Storage Latch makes it easy to stow your tow bar quickly and securely. Just fold the Falcon toward your motor home, and it automatically locks in place.

522 RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar

Video of RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar - 6,000 lbs

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Video Transcript for Roadmaster Falcon 2 All-Terrain Non Binding Tow Bar Review

Today we are going to show you part number RM-522 from Roadmaster. This is the Roadmaster Falcon all terrain non binding tow bar, rated for 6000 pounds. A couple facts are that it comes with a non binding freedom latch that disconnects the first time every time. It also features an auto lock towing mechanism which allows both tow bars to extend or retract for a quick connection. Also if you drive away the arms will self center and automatically lock themselves together. The use of the stainless steel components allow for smooth and trouble free operation which prevents corrosion that will bind up moving parts. Now we will go ahead and install it in a typical 2 inch receiver hitch and show you some more features it has. This part number does come complete with the base bar and the tow bar itself. Also the base bar itself, the hardware it mounts to on your base plates on your vehicle it does come complete with the hardware to attach to that.

Now we will show you a typical application of a tow bar. It has 2 axis of movement. It has up and down and also left to right movement. And we will show you when it is time to disconnect your vehicle from the RV it is pretty simple. First off what you want to do is disconnect it from the base bar itself. And that is pretty simple by just undoing the snap pin here and pulling out the actual pin itself. At this point you would pull away your car. When you are not using it you can fold it up and store it on the RV and out of the way. All you have to do is lift up on the bar, fold it together, push it up, and this little bracket here will hold it in place and you leave it like so. Or you can fold it to either side to store it out of the way. When you do need to use it, you just unfold it and attach it back to your car. When you are ready to use your tow bar, to reverse the procedure pull this latch out of the way and extend your arms out. They do not have to be an even length either. The car does not have to be perfectly aligned with the adjust ability of the arms going left and right and independent movement of them. Plus with the telescoping effect you can get your car close to it then pull them up and adjust them from there. We have the base bar crooked so that your car does not have to be straight on. So you can go ahead and leave it just like that. So when you take off do a couple left and right turns and that will help center the tow bar and it will actually lock itself into place. Also built to the inside of these tow bars are extra guide rails on the outside that you can run your safety chains or electrical cords through. There you have it for part number RM-522 from Roadmaster, the Falcon all terrain non binding tow bar rated for 6000 pounds.

Customer Reviews

RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar - 6,000 lbs - RM-522

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.3 out of 5 stars   (4 Customer Reviews)

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve03/21/2012

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The Shank Assembly on our RoadMaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar was loose and showing signs of wear, so I ordered a replacement for it as the user's manual suggests. Etrailer didn't have one in stock but arrranged to have it drop shipped directly from the manufacturer in time for our next road trip. If you go this route, you will need access to a powerful impact wrench to remove and replace the nut on the main pivot bolt. You will also need a long armed 5/8 inch hex key. 34614

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve B12/24/2011

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Seems to work pretty good. Only been able to use it twice. It came with two locks but no information on where to use the locks. Contacted the company about the locks. Their explanation wasn't very clear and they could provide no images of where the locks were to be used. Guess you have to guess!28687


The locks are designed to replace the linchpins used to secure the quick-disconnect at the base plates. See the picture on part RM-302.

Patrick B - 12/5/2012


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Patrick03/09/2012

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Great product,have used my old one for over seven years.Looking forward to another seven or more years if I don't foolishly break it again by jumping a CURB with tow car. 33427

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chips Mom08/14/2012

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Looks pretty beefy. Haven't gotten it mounted yet but looks like it will really hold up. Super fast shipping from Etrailer. Thanks!!51661

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  • Safety Cables for a Roadmaster Falcon Tow Bar
  • The Falcon tow bar, # RM-522, has a channel to run the safety cables through so you will want to use straight safety cables like the 64 inch Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables, # RM-645. Safety cables are not included and must be purchased separately. We also have a towing combo kit, # RM-9243-2, that includes the safety cables and accessories needed for the RM-522 Falcon tow bar. Let me know if you need further assistance.
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  • Will the RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar Safely Pull a Chevy Trailblazer EXT
  • The Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar, part # RM-522 would work very well for towing your Trailblazer. The Trailblazer, at 4900 pounds, is well within the weight limit of the Falcon All Terrain. I have provided a link to a video review of the Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar that you may be interested in.
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  • The Right Tow Package for a 2000 VW Beetle
  • The Roadmaster EZ Base Plate Kit # 521225-1 will fit your 2000 VW Beetle but you will have to remove the fog lights. For tow bars, I recommend the RoadMaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar # RM-520 which has the convenient Autowlok locking mechanism and quick disconnects for effortless, one-person mounting and removal. And it is made to work with the recommended base plate. Another option is the RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522 which features the hassle-free Freedom Latch which lets you qu
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  • 1952 MG
  • The Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain tow bar, part RM-522, is designed to mount inside the hitch of the truck, RV or motorhome. It does not use a ball. It also requires a base plate kit for the car being towed. A base plate kit attaches to the frame of the vehicle and mounting points stick out from under the bumper cover or through it. It some cases it is necessary to trim or cut front fascia or grilles. At this time, we do not have a base plate kit available to us for a 1952 MG. It would be be
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  • Will The RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522 Fit My 1997 Jeep Wrangler Tow Bar
  • If your Jeep has the vehicle specific base plate kit mounted to the Jeep, then the RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar, part # RM-522, will fit your 1997 Jeep Wrangler. Part # RM-522 is compatible with Roadmaster EZ, MX, XL, and Standard base plates and vehicles that weigh less than 6,000 pounds. The correct base plate kit that we have available to fit a 1997 Jeep Wrangler is the Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms, part # 1424-1, which is compatible with the Falcon Tow Bar # RM-5
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  • How to Latch the Roadmaster Falcon 2 All-Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522 Into Storage Position
  • When putting the Roadmaster Falcon 2 All-Terrain Non Binding Tow Bar, item # RM-522, in the storage position while it is mounted in the tow vehicle receiver hitch you will need to put one arm in each hand, like pushing a wheel barrow. Then level the tow bar arms out with the back of the tow vehicle. Next, push the arms fully into the storage position until you hear and feel a click when the arms are vertical or just past vertical. When the Large machine bolt head snaps into the loop at the end o
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  • Which Base Plate Kit Works With Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522 On 1992 Jeep Wrangler
  • I contacted our representative at Roadmaster about the compatibility of the Roadmaster Base Plate Kit, part # 1409-1, and the Roadmaster Base Plate Kit, part # 1409-3, will both work with the Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar, part # RM-522. The Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar is good choice, as it is non-binding, which makes for easier hook up and disconnecting of your Jeep. In addition to a tow bar and base plate kit, you will need safety cables, part # RM-643, Diode Wiring Kit, part #
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  • What is the Difference Between Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar and Falcon 2 Tow Bar
  • The main advantage of the Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar, # RM-522, is that it will allow you to easily release the vehicle even if it is not level or at a difficult angle. In other words, you will not have to be perfectly straight and flat with this tow bar as it will not bind. The All Terrain version also features integrated cable channels to hold the cables up out of the way. The Falcon 2, # RM-520, has the potential to bind and you will want to be sure that you are as flat and straight as po
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  • How To Clean Tow Bar Arms On Roadmaster Tow Bar
  • I contacted Roadmaster about instructions on cleaning their tow bars. The representative at Roadmaster informed me that you will want to start by soaking the arms with a degreaser. Then, you will want to move the arms in and out and rinse off with water. After rinsing the arms, you will want to dry the arms thoroughly and finally spray a dry silicone spray on the arms. The representative at Roadmaster cautioned NOT to use WD-40. Also, if the rubber boots on your tow bar are torn or worn out,
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  • How To Flat Tow a Raised 1993 Jeep Wrangler YJ With RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522
  • Towing a raised 1993 Jeep Wrangler YJ with a motor home-mounted tow bar like the RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar, part # RM-522, which will have an upward or downward slope puts undue strain on the entire towing system. For that reason, do not tow if the tow bar is not within the Safe Zone. Which means no more than three inches above or below the center of the motor home receiver. Towing a vehicle with a tow bar that is not within the Safe Zone will result in significant wear and tear o
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  • Can a Tow Bar be Mounted at an Angle When Flat Towing a 2011 Chevrolet HHR
  • I would not recommend towing your 2011 Chevrolet HHR at an angle. You will want the tow set up to be as level as possible. For your situation I would recommend using a tow bar that attaches to a ball mount like the Roadmaster StowMaster Car-Mounted Tow Bar, # RM-501, with a ball mount that has the correct drop. I have attached an article to help you choose a ball mount with the correct drop. First you should measure from the ground to the top of the hitch receiver on your coach. Next you sho
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  • Replacement Shank and Support Bar for a Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar
  • The front end of the Falcon All Terrain tow bar, # RM-522, is # 910019-20. This is the part that fits in the actual hitch on the tow vehicle. If you are talking about the bar at the other end that fits between the 2 tow bar arms and attaches to the vehicle that you are towing, it is # 910021-00.
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  • Replacement Base Bar for RoadMaster Falcon Tow Bar # RM-522
  • The part you are looking for as a replacement piece for your RoadMaster Falcon Tow Bar # RM-522 is the RoadMaster Base Bar # RM-067. It attaches to the quick disconnects on your vehicle. If you also need the Quick Disconnects, they are part # RM-222.
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  • Are Replacement Parts for Roadmaster Falcon Tow Bar # RM-522 Available
  • After speaking to my contact at Roadmaster, I have found the arms and the locking mechanisms on the Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522 you referenced are both replaceable and sold separately. You can purchase the Inner Arm # 910021-65, the drivers side outer arm # 910021-12, and the passengers side outer arm # 910021-22 from etrailer, as well as the repair kit # 910003-45 that features the replacement locking mechanism.
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  • Replacement Shank Assembly for Roadmaster Blackhawk 2 Tow Bar
  • According to my contact at Roadmaster, there are two different stinger assemblies available for the Blackhawk 2. The # 910019-20B is black in color, and there is a # 910019-20C is charcoal in color. Either assembly would be the correct replacement part for your towbar.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2005 Chevy Equinox
  • I checked with Roadmaster and for your 2005 Chevy Equinox you would want a Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit # 3127-1 so that you could flat tow your vehicle with a set of tow bars. The RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522 that you referenced will work with this base plate kit and comes with quick disconnects and built in safety cable guides so I would recommend you get the RoadMaster 64 inch Single Hook # RM-645 as well. For wiring there are several option, check out the FAQ article
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  • Flat Towing a Vehicle Using a Tow Bar that Works with a Pintle Hitch
  • You are going to have to either change the hitch on the tow vehicle or use a different tow bar. For Roadmaster base plates on the vehicle you can use the Stowmaster tow bar with a lunette ring, # RM-581. Roadmaster does not offer an alternate lunette ring coupler for the Falcon tow bars.
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  • Arm on Roadmaster Falcon 5250 Tow Bar Will Not Lock Into Place
  • The Roadmaster Autowlok Repair Kit, # RM-910003-50, should be what you need to get the arm on your Falcon Tow Bar locking again. I have included a link to the installation details for you to view. For the arm check it to see if it is bent at all. It may just need to be lubricated or there could be debris that is limiting the smoothness of the operation.
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  • Replacement Air Line Cord Recommendation for a BrakeMaster Tow Bar Braking System
  • It sounds like you have either a Roadmaster BrakeMaster for Air over Air part # RM-9160 or the Roadmaster Brakemaster with Air over Air or Air over Hydraulic part # RM-9100 in your jeep and you are looking for a replacement umbilical cord air line and LED wire to go from your tow vehicle to your Jeep. If so, then you are looking for the Replacement Cord for BrakeMaster Systems part # RM-921004. To cover the quick disconnect on the BrakeMaster you would want the Cover for Brakemaster part #
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