Repair Kit for etrailer and Ram Channel Tongue Couplers - 1-7/8" Ball - 2,000 lbs

Repair Kit for etrailer and Ram Channel Tongue Couplers - 1-7/8" Ball - 2,000 lbs

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Coupler repair kit contains all needed replacement parts for your etrailer or Ram straight-tongue coupler with a 2,000-lb capacity (CT-2001-Z, CT-2003-Z, and CT-2002-Z), except for the coupler housing. Call 800-298-8924 to order etrailer accessories and parts part number CT-2000-RK or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Repair Kit for etrailer and Ram Channel Tongue Couplers - 1-7/8" Ball - 2,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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etrailer Accessories and Parts - CT-2000-RK

  • Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler
  • Coupler Repair Kit
  • Latch Repair Kit
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Coupler repair kit contains all needed replacement parts for your etrailer or Ram straight-tongue coupler with a 2,000-lb capacity (CT-2001-Z, CT-2003-Z, and CT-2002-Z), except for the coupler housing.


Features:

  • Repair kit lets you fix your etrailer or Ram straight channel coupler
  • Contains everything need to repair your coupler
    • Does not include coupler housing
  • Fits etrailer and Ram 2,000-lb straight-tongue couplers for 1-7/8" balls (CT-2001-Z, CT-2003-Z, and CT-2002-Z)
    • 2", 2-1/2" and 3" wide channels


CT-2000-RK Repair Kit for Ram Straight Tongue Channel Couplers - 1-7/8" Ball - 2,000 lbs







Video of Repair Kit for etrailer and Ram Channel Tongue Couplers - 1-7/8" Ball - 2,000 lbs


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




Video Transcript for etrailer Repair Kit for Channel Tongue Couplers Review

Today we're going to be showing you how to install Coupler Repair Kit CT-2000-RK. This is designed for engine 7H straight tongue couplers with the 2000 pound capacity. Works great on E Trailer and Ram couplers and many other styles of straight tongue couplers with the same ball size and capacity. This is what the repair kit for our coupler's going to look like. As you can see we've got a brand new completely zinc coated kit of hardware here. This is going to come with everything with the exception of the coupler housing. We've got our new handle and latch, this is a very typical point of failure on them.

That latch will fail. We've got the part that that latch is going to come down and connect into. Got the spring located here just below it. The actual part that's going to come up and hold our ball. You can see that little pocket, that's the way it's designed.

When we close our latch that gets drawn up grabbing that ball from underneath. See, we've also got the new nylon locking nut here. The holder for that to prevent any accidental backing off of it and even this spring and washer there in the middle. All together complete kit, the only thing that you're really going to need is your coupler itself. This is one of our E Trailers. To do the replacement, you can see that we've got that nylon lock-nut right down here that we're going to have to remove.

You may get lucky, yours may be completely missing. Typically they're not going to look this nice, so there's probably going to be some grease and stuff in here. A set of gloves is a good idea. You want to make sure our coupler's fully open. Then if we reach in right here we can just squeeze that tab down, just like that.

That's going to allow us to release that locking catch. That keeps our nylon lock-nut from backing off. At that point it's just a matter of removing the nut there. I'm using a 19 millimeter or a three quarter inch socket for this application. Once that nut's off we can remove the keeper, the spring, a little washer that that rides on. You see that flat spot, that faces towards the rear, just keep that in mind. Then if we pull up on our latch mechanism we should be able to slide that right out and we'll have the part that makes contact with our ball, that internal spring and the rest of out latch mechanism there. It's not really that difficult of a process to take this out and get a new one that's going to work properly put back in. Just take our coupler, basically reverse that process. We're going to slide this through just like that. We need to get our spring put on there now, like that. Now we'll back that out some. The part that engages the ball, you can see it's got a little hook on the back of it, that needs to go around the pen 00:03:09. Put that around our pen 00:03:12, kind of compress that spring a little bit and bring that right in and through, just like that. Washer with the flat spot towards the back. Got our spring that's going to go on. The keeper for our nut there and we'll start threading on our lock-nut. We want to tighten our lock-nut down until we've got a thread or two showing from the underside. That keeper will rotate that way where it sits perfectly inside of both edges there and then we just need to rotate our nut just far enough to where that's going to go down there in position. You can see our coupler's back there as we pull down that latch, we see that jaw comes up to make contact with that ball and hold it in place. Once I've got it put together, what I like to do at this point is hook it up to the ball on my truck. I want it to fit down on the ball and I'm going to lift up and down on it. I shouldn't have any movement there. I don't want it to be so tight that it's going to bind but I don't want there to be any movement up and down. If I do have any movement, we just tighten that up just a little bit more, check it again until we have it just where we want it. We put a little bit of grease in there to help keep everything moving freely and help to keep any kind of binding or anything like that to a minimum. This should last us for a very good long time. Now with everything reassembled that's going to complete the installation of the repair kit for the E Trailer, Ram or other straight tongue couplers with a 2000 pound capacity and an inch and seven eighths ball. Part number is CT-200-RK.


Customer Reviews

Repair Kit for etrailer and Ram Channel Tongue Couplers - 1-7/8" Ball - 2,000 lbs - CT-2000-RK

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (24 Customer Reviews)

Coupler repair kit contains all needed replacement parts for your etrailer or Ram straight-tongue coupler with a 2,000-lb capacity (CT-2001-Z, CT-2003-Z, and CT-2002-Z), except for the coupler housing.

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Product works perfectly very easy to install seems to be made of high quality parts. Was installed on small boat trailer. 698079



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As advertised, one year and still working great. 693338



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The product detail on the website was excellent. The replacement part was a perfect match. Delivery was quick. Excellent customer service. 667153



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Bought this repair kit for my trailer. It was easy to install and made it so I didn't hsve to replace the entire coupler. Very satisfied. Thanks! 660329



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Had issues putting it together. The video does help. It didn’t lock all the way down easily. End up making it work. 642868



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Very good part, fits perfectly, cost was very affordable. The only thing I can find that I did not like is, that there was no instruction of the order of placement into it's place. Chris 610108



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Great product holding up well. 599433



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So far so good. 580172



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Excellent product and shipping 577205



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Fast transaction! Product is what I needed. Always check etrailer before looking anywhere else. 562136



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Basically works as expected, but I have trouble fitting it on a 1-7/8" Hitch Ball - 3/4" Diameter x 1-5/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 2,000 lbs, presumably CURT (top is stamped CTP N135L), primarily because the lower part of the hitch (tongue with "pocket") impinges on the lower part of the tapered shoulder of the neck of the ball as it comes off the wrench flats on top of the hitch mount. This prevents latch closure, until you lift and jockey the trailer tongue up and down. No big deal if the trailer's empty, but a major PITA if trailer's loaded (despite "planning ahead"). Maybe there's an adjustment issue I haven't yet discovered, but it has escaped me so far 528978



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Very pleased arrived on time haven't install it yet but looks like it will work 484086


Comments

Great no problem

Dennis - 03/12/2019

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everything as stated items fit and worked out fine and fast del. would refer company to all my friends tra. ready to go now, again thanks. 465212


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ONLY THE BEST NEVER BEEN LET DOWN, FAST SERVICE AND YEA Ill BE TELLING ALL.NO BETTER PLACE TO BUY FROM. THANKS

Darryl W - 01/06/2019

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I got the 1-7/8 Coupler CT-2000-RK this morning in the mail. Thank you for the quick shipping. It looks exactly like the broken that I rode over with my mower a few weeks back. Thank you for the great products I have bought from your company over the past five years. Thank You, Kevin 446012



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What you see is s what you get. Great product and better service. 443347



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Replacement latch fit perfectly on my boat trailer. Unknown make but latch works perfectly! Fit in pre existing holes. Easy installation. 442896



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Great price. Quick shipping. Quality product. 424322



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So convenient! Great price, fast shipping. It was installed 20 minutes after it was delivered. I am very familiar with the proper installation of these parts, however, a simple picture of the correct assembly may help someone that isn't. 418021



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Received it quickly. The part fit fine, Easy to install. I am happy with the cost, product and service. 403634



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lookks great didnt install it yet 389710



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My coupler was easy to order online and arrived in no time at all, was easy to install and works just the way it should. 383871



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I replaced this part because my coupler is welded to my trailer, both from 1996. Seems like a good quality part. Very easy installation once I watched the instructional video on the page. Thank you! 381388



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very good product works great and easy to install it was perfect for my cox trailer which is 34 yrs. old highly recommend it to any one fast delivery too. 358627



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Bought as repair /replacement for a hitch coupler that was fitted with some wrong parts. Works beautifully! 330866


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Video Edited:
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Video by:
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