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Replacement Spring for Reese and Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

Replacement Spring for Reese and Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

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Replaces the spring that works in conjunction with the actuating rod on your Reese or Draw-Tite fifth-wheel hitch. 1-636-306-4830 to order Reese accessories and parts part number 30776 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Spring for Reese and Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Replaces the spring that works in conjunction with the actuating rod on your Reese or Draw-Tite fifth-wheel hitch.


Features:

  • Replaces the spring for your Reese or Draw-Tite 5th-wheel trailer hitch
  • Used in conjunction with the actuating rod of the 5th-wheel hitch head
  • Designed for use on Reese and Draw-Tite 14K, 15K, 16K, 20K, 22K, and 30K 5th wheels
    • Will not work with Signature Series or Pro Series styles of 5th wheels


Specs:

  • Overall length: 7-1/2"
  • Coil length: 4-7/8"
  • Diameter of coil: 5/8"
  • Length of long hook: 1-3/4"
  • Length of short hook: 3/4"


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30776 Replacement Spring for Reese and Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

Replaces 30047

Item # 30776





Video of Replacement Spring for Reese and Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Reese Fifth Wheel 30776 Review

Today, we're going to take a look at the replacement spring for Reese Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches. This spring is used in conjunction with the actuating rod of the fifth wheel hitch head. It is designed for use on the Reese Draw-Tite 14K, 15K, 16K, 20K, 22K, and even the 30K fifth wheels. One note, it will not work with the signature series models or the pro-series style of fifth wheels. The thing I do want to give you here are some dimensions on this. We're going to first do the overall length from the very end to the very end of the other hook. If we do that, end to end, is going to be right at 7 1/2 inches overall length.

The coil length of just the coil spring itself is going to be right at 4 7/8 inches. The coil diameter is going to be right at 5/8 of an inch. The last measurements we're going to give you is the long hook length of just the long hook itself. It's going to be right at 1 3/4 inches. Then, the length of just the short hook is going to be right at 3/4 of an inch. That should do it for the review on the replacement spring for Reese Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches..

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Replacement Spring for Reese and Draw-Tite Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitches - 30776

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (153 Customer Reviews)

Replaces the spring that works in conjunction with the actuating rod on your Reese or Draw-Tite fifth-wheel hitch.

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Simple, perfect fit. My truck bed was exposed to the weather so the springs would rust out every once in a while. Nice to be able to do a simple fix. Product description was spot on, shipping was quick and direct, good confidence in payment system. The only not perfect thing was that the instructions for the placement of the second spring was missing (I beleive - its been a year). But very simple system and easily figured it out. Value of the springs well worth it.


Comments
The spring I bought lasted longer than the truck. My bed was exposed to the weather in FL, and so the springs will eventually rust. So getting new springs for this cheap and easy was great. I love the videos on ETrailer, they really make the difference. Nothing I could have improved looking back, except maybe buying or making a tool to stretch it into place might be a good idea, otherwise use needle nose vice grips.
Jason - 07/08/2022


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We host for the OR State Parks and move from one park to another every 2 or 3 months. Thus we hook/unhook a lot. Etrailer sent us a replacement spring for our fifth wheel hitch to keep us from being late to the next assignment. Thx for the great service!
Will definitely order from your company in the future.




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Ordering my parts was fast and easy, plus you had a picture of where the springs went even though one was still on I had no ideal where the second one went so thank you, for making it easier to repair my 5th wheel hitch. Very pleased with the entire process thank you.




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Springs fit right on and work well




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Fast service thanks




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I got a Reese 5th wheel from a neighbor who said he had some problems with the hitch and that it didn’t work like it used to. After taking the horizontal pivot off. I found it was missing the spring that assists it to lock when you slide it into the pin on the trailer. After doing some research on the internet I found it available at etrailer. The price was super and the part fit right on. I also was very pleased with the shipping. We had been on vacation and didn’t want it to arrive until after we had returned. 3 days after we got home the package still had not arrived. We called and spoke with a representative who said he would get it going out the next day. And to expect it on Monday. Well guess what, it arrived on Saturday. I have purchased other things from etrailer in the past and as always the products are of great quality. Y’all keep my account open, I’ll be back.




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The package got to me in the exact time. It is a pleasure working with all the people on the phone at E-Trailer. products are great. Finished rebuilding my 22K Reese Hitch yesterday and ready to go. Thank you. Allen




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Bought a used Reese 5th wheel hitch and needed new springs. These fit perfectly and are good quality springs.




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Super fast delivery and the item was exactly as described. A++




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Good quality




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5 stars springs went on easy and fit gr eat.




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This spring appeared to be a direct replacement for a late 1990's Reese 5th wheel trailer hitch, dual jaw 15,000 pounds. There is some black rust on the long hook, which may lead to failure. Incidentally, this is the same spot where the old spring broke but I think the rust on this new spring is merely coincidental. It may clean up easily but for a new product, unacceptable. Without getting into details about shipping, I don't think it'd be worthwhile to ship it back or have etrailer.com send me a new one. The spring is less than 5 bucks so if you live next to etrailer.com, pick one up and give it a try.




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etrailer.com has all the parts needed to maintain my 5th wheel Reese hitch. I bought the klip rings kit, bumper kit (58089) and spring (30776). The parts are good replacement parts with good prices. Shipping was fast. I had a problem with my order and customer service was fast to fix the problem. I will buy from them again.




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Needing new springs for a Reese 5th wheel hitch that is about 24 year old I contacted eTrailer and acquired the exact replacement spring needed. The customer support was great in helping me find and order the springs. The items were shipped within 2 days and received as projected. Great company to do business with and will do again when needing parts.




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Replacement spring for our Reese 22K 5th wheel hitch is to replace a broken spring.
It was received within time indicated at a reasonable price and very reasonable shipping. The only negative was that no schematic was included to be able to install.
Good news, etrailer.com had 2 websites that had the information for installation. Installed in about 30 minutes, of which most of the time was determining where to put the small hook. Very pleased with product and service.




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Works great. The schematic helped a bunch. The hitch has been sitting around for years and the springs had rusted out and I had no idea as to how they should install.
Thanks for the parts and the help.




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Ordering these were a snap & they arrived using standard shipping within a week. Were as described. I would have gone a full five stars if there was an installation guide or link to a youtube video of how/where to install them.


Comments
Great as far as I know - thank you for asking
Deer H - 04/06/2018


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This review is not about the product, a basic spring used on 5th wheel hitch that no local dealers stocked. This is about the employees of etrailer that responded to a customer that needed a product that their company could supply. Each contact at etrailer were responsive to my request, knew what I needed, found that they could supply it, took my order and delivered in a timely manner. Could not ask for better service anywhere. Thanks to etrailer.




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The product was exact replacement for original in my Reese 15K fifth wheel hitch which had broken after 15 years. The information on the website was very helpful in making sure was ordering the correct part. Order expidited even though used economy mailing. Explanations which are responses to other customers which showed illustrations of part location were. Very helpful even though have an excellent mechanical background. Would definitely recommend their expertise in solving problems




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The customer service people were great. I received the parts in a few days. I do wish that there had been a diagram showing how the springs hooked up. I had to go find someone else in the campground that had a Reese hitch and take the head off to see where and how the springs hooked up. It would have been so much easier to have a diagram instead of going through the campground to find somebody that had a Reese hitch.




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These springs were exactly the right ones to fix the Reese Fifth Wheel Hitch. I didn't know how to put them in but found a diagram and some instructions on the etrailer.com site. Made the job a snap. eTrailer is a great company to do business with. Springs came a couple of days after I placed the order.




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After 10 years of heavy use the springs needed replacement, etrailer had the exact replacement at a great price.


Comments
excellent
alfred j - 05/17/2019
outstanding
Alfred - 05/17/2019


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Contacted etrailer about springs for my older 15k fifth wheel.
They had the part and was shipped QUICKLY!
THANKS etrailer!
Even though I have now SOLD my truck and 5th wheel unit, I’ll pass on this company to the buyer!
Great response time, very much appreciated!




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Great hitch but after 12 years the locking handle spring finally broke. This replacement went on without any problem and seems to function as it should. Hitch is now like new again!




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It would be difficult to get a picture of where this spring has been installed. But, the service provided by etrailer was absolutely excellent once I was able to identify the spring required to fix our 5th wheel. Thanks for everything.



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