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Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW

Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW

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Product Expert Lindsey S

Is this right for you? Product Expert Lindsey S says:

Yes, if you:

  • Need heavy-duty sway control that keeps your trailer firmly in line
  • Want an American-made system that lasts from an industry-leading brand
  • Have a trailer with 1,000 lbs – 1,400 lbs of tongue weight

No, if you:

  • Hate noise - the steel on steel brackets can create a racket, especially during turns
  • Might be switching to a lighter trailer and would want to transfer your hitch to it
Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. 2-5/16" Hitch ball and adjustable shank included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Equal-i-zer. Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW part number EQ37140ET can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch - EQ37140ET

  • 1100 lbs
  • 1200 lbs
  • 1300 lbs
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Equal-i-zer
  • Prevents Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • 4-Point

Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. 2-5/16" Hitch ball and adjustable shank included.


  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control
    • Creates a level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Integrated 4-Point Sway Control limits side-to-side movement
    • Brackets keep spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds trailer in line
    • No lift chains - eliminate unwanted movement
    • Steel-on-steel friction helps to minimize sway caused by winds or sudden maneuvers
  • Unique design makes system compatible with surge-type brake actuators
  • Spring bars flex for a controlled, even ride
    • Constructed of chromoly steel for superior dexterity and spring
  • No-drill, clamp-on brackets can be adjusted along the trailer frame
    • Accommodates frame-mounted items such as gas tanks, battery boxes, toolboxes, or generators
  • Desired tilt is achieved with traditional washer design
    • Add or remove washers from spacer rivet to tilt head up or down
  • Dipped steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Snap-up lever eases installation by reducing lifting required by trailer jack
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, spring bars, sway control brackets, hitch ball, lift handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • 1-7/8" Thin walled socket (EQ70-00-4800 - sold separately) recommended for hitch ball installation
  • Made in the USA


  • Tongue weight: 1,000 lbs - 1,400 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 14,000 lbs
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Sway control bracket positioning: 27" - 32" back from center of coupler
  • Maximum trailer frame height: 6"
  • Shank length:
    • 8" From center of hitch pin hole to center of adjustment holes
    • 9" From center of hitch pin hole to front of shank
    • 7" From center of hitch pin hole to back of shank
    • 12" Overall
  • Total height adjustment along shank: 7-1/2"
    • Maximum rise: 7"
    • Maximum drop: 3"
    • Overall height: 9-1/2"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • Spring bar dimensions: 36" long x 1-1/2" wide
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons

90-00-1400 Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Weight Distribution Shank
  • Weight Distribution Head
  • 2-5/16" Chrome Hitch Ball
  • 2 Sway Control Brackets
  • 2 Spring Bars
  • Snap-up Lever
  • Spacer Rivet and Washers
  • Hitch Pin and Clip
  • Necessary Installation Hardware
  • Thin Walled Socket for Installation of Hitch Ball

Weight Distribution Diagram

Create a more stable ride for your tow vehicle and trailer with a weight distribution hitch. Adding spring bars to your towing system applies leverage, which transfers the load that is pushing down on the rear of your vehicle to all the axles on both your tow vehicle and your trailer, resulting in an even distribution of weight throughout. The result is a smooth, level ride, as well as the ability to tow the maximum capacity of your hitch.

Selecting a Weight Distribution System

The tongue weight rating is the most important factor in determining which size weight distribution system you should use. If the bars of the system you choose are rated too high for your setup, they will create a rigid ride, which can result in a bouncing trailer. If, on the other hand, the bars are not rated high enough, the system will be unable to properly distribute the weight, rendering it virtually useless.

To determine the proper weight rating for a weight distribution system, you must first determine your trailer's tongue weight. Then add to that the weight of the cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. These two measurements make up the tongue weight rating for a weight distribution system.

Features of the Equal-i-zer

Head Tilt Adjustment

Controlling head tilt with traditional washer method

The Equal-i-zer weight distribution system uses the traditional washer-style adjustment method to achieve the perfect tilt. Controlling the head tilt helps you to fine-tune the leverage on your entire system, making it easier to install and hook up the spring bars. To adjust the tilt, simply slide washers onto the spacer rivet and insert the rivet into the head assembly. To increase the angle, add a washer. To reduce the angle, remove a washer. Most setups take four to six washers to achieve the proper height. Once you get the desired tilt, insert the shank bolts to secure the head to the shank and then tighten it in place.

Construction of Spring Arms

The Equal-i-zer spring bars are not made of traditional spring steel. Rather, they are constructed of a chromium-molybdenum alloy steel. Chromoly steel has a high tensile strength for extreme durability. It also features excellent dexterity, which allows it to give as required and then return softly back to its original form. This pliability is important in minimizing trailer bounce while still ensuring that the weight of your rig is adequately distributed.

Fixed Sway Control Brackets

Installation of Sway-Control Brackets

The unique sway control brackets of the Equal-i-zer are easy to install and simple to use. They clamp onto your trailer frame and conveniently adjust to a position anywhere between 27 inches and 32 inches back from the coupler. These brackets provide the attachment points for the weight distribution spring bars. To position the spring bars during hookup, simply use the included snap-up lever to lift each bar into place on the L-shaped brackets. Then secure the bars in place with the included L-pins and clips.

Equal-i-zer Hitch 4-Point Sway Control

The Equal-i-zer weight distribution system works to stop trailer sway before it begins. This is achieved through the rotational friction that is present in the weight distribution hitch itself. Within the system head, the downward pressure that is placed on the hitch ball by the trailer is combatted by the upward pressure exerted by the spring bars that are mounted in the sockets. This upward force is placed on the spring bars on either side of the system, creating the rotational friction that, essentially, forces your trailer in line. This type of friction is responsible for two points - one on either side of the trailer - of the 4-Point Sway Control. To ensure that enough tension is present, make certain that the socket bolts in the head assembly are torqued to at least 45 foot-pounds.

Points within the Equal-i-zer system where upward and downward forces interact to create rotational friction

The other two points of sway control are created by the steel-on-steel friction that occurs when the spring bars slide within the L-brackets that are mounted on the trailer tongue. Most traditional weight distribution systems have spring bars that are suspended by chains. Although this ensures that the system is not so rigid as to create bounce in the trailer, it also allows a good deal of side-to-side play in the system. Letting the spring bars hang freely minimizes the rotational friction described earlier. It also eliminates your system's ability to create the type of direct friction that has been shown to be so effective in limiting trailer sway.

This direct friction that is applied to the spring bars in the Equal-i-zer system helps to stop sway once it has begun. The concept is similar to the way in which an add-on friction sway control device functions. When each spring bar moves forward or backward, or side to side, it rubs along the bracket, creating friction. The resistance created by this action limits the movement of the spring bar, thus preventing further side-to-side movement of the trailer.

Most add-on units feature some sort of friction material similar to that used in automotive brakes. But the Equal-i-zer uses direct steel-on-steel contact to create resistance. This is the same sort of friction that is used with locomotives that pull loaded railcars weighing tons. No additional materials are needed. The steel will outlast any of those other materials, providing an extremely durable, functional sway control system.

EQ37140ET Equalizer Weight Distribution Hitch with Adjustable Shank and Hitch Ball - 14K

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Customer Reviews

Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW - EQ37140ET

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (579 Customer Reviews)

Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. 2-5/16" Hitch ball and adjustable shank included.

- EQ37140ET

Very pleased with this hitch purchase, reasonable price, quick delivery, minor issue resolved quickly. I found out that I had been using an undersized Equalizer hitch for my new trailer. When I started using the new hitch, towing was like night and day, to the better!! For all of you reading this do your self a favor... double check your capacities, order the correct size hitch, and get it from Etrailer. You wont regret it.

- EQ37140ET

From my limited experience with the hitch, it appears to be very high quality. Have not had it out on a long trip yet, but did do a 20 mile road test with speeds up to 70mph and it was very stable. It is on a Toyota Tundra 5.7 and is pulling a 23.5 foot toyhauler that probably weighed around 6500 lbs. at the time of my short road test.

- EQ37140ET

The Ram 1500 handles this big trailer with ease using this hitch set up.

- EQ37140ET

I had been using a less expensive competitor sway hitch with chains on a 27 ft. camper. I didn't think the performance of the hitch was too bad but I didn't know what I was missing. We recently purchased a 32 ft. toy hauler and I tried using the old hitch. The performance was horrible. After a recommendation on the correct hitch from etrailer and reading the reviews, I purchased the Equalizer 14,000 pound hitch. Man what a difference! The toy hauler pulls straight as an arrow. In addition, the semi trucks don't suck and push the rig all over the road when they pass. Lastly, the wife doesn't have a death grip on the door arm rest. She actually reads a book during the trip which says it all. The only complaint is that it is noisy when pulling through the campgrounds. But who really cares when it performs flawlessly on the road. Thanks so much etrailer! Walt

I It’s working out great! I bought the plastic clips for the L brackets to reduce the hitch noise when entering and leaving in the campground but didn’t help. Nonetheless, still a wonderful hitch and would buy again.
Walt - 11/21/2018

The jackets reduce the sound by a very small degree, but remember that metal on metal friction that creates the noise is what's providing your sway control so eliminating the noise would eliminate the performance of that function as well.

-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 11/21/2018

- EQ37140ET

This is my second Equal-i-zer setup. I've been very happy with the performance of the WD system. Very easy to use and quiet too. I do recommend the plastic pads that allow the bars to rest on to protect the bars and quiet the system.

- EQ37140ET

Cuts down sway considerably. Noisy on turns because it uses friction on bars to control the sway. Definatly worth the price but not as good as a Hensley. Would I buy again, yes. Hook up is a little more physical getting the friction bars onto the L brackets but easier once you learn not to put full weight of trailer on the ball until you position the friction side bars on the brackets. Own several trailers and this purchase allows me to move to trailer needed by just buying an extra set of L brackets for each trailer. Seems to be well built and no problems after a year of use. Glad I paired my purchase with power post. This helps find the sweet spot when hooking up.

If you hitch up the trailer, and use the trailer jack to raise both the front of the trailer and the rear of the tow vehicle by a few inches, youll find that enough of the tension is taken out of the system so the spring bars are easier to put in place.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 08/27/2018

- EQ37140ET

Couldn’t be happier with the product and product support from etrailer! Following the easy to follow instructions that were provided with the hitch, I was up and running in about an hour. The only thing I would purchase along with the hitch, is the sound dampening pad that is now available. I purchased the item with the help of customer service and support, got me squared away in no time. Nothing but silence now when I tow. Pulling a 34’ prowler with a 2014 f350.

- EQ37140ET

It’s well made, I moved a 37 ft Grand Design 3 slide empty weight 10,000 loaded 12,000 when I moved it from Gillette Wy to Quartzsite Az. No issues. Thank you

- EQ37140ET

Amazing hitch for the price.. durable and it’s easy to use and set up.. I feel safe and confident behind the wheel well having the family in the truck.. I towed with out this hitch for years and now that I have it this hitch has greatly improved my experience behind the wheel

- EQ37140ET

I purchased this hitch to use with my new travel trailer and have been traveling from the west coast to the northern Rockies and Midwest over the past 2 months. Hitching up and getting the bars on is a cinch. Sway control is superior to other systems I have used. I would buy this product again.

- EQ37140ET

I experienced no sway problems after changing to the Equal-i-zer hitch. I pull a 30 foot travel trailer with a 1200 lbs TW. My original 2500 Dodge Ram had air bags. I recently bought a new truck and discovered I didn't need to install air bags thanks to the Equal-i-zer hitch. One year and over 5000 miles of towing I can say, I am very, very satisfied with this product.

- EQ37140ET

This is an outstanding hitch. Easy to install, we did it on our camping trip and the drive home was so much more comfortable then with the old weight distribution hitch. There was no sway whatsoever. We pull a 30 foot camp trailer with an F150 and the weight distribution with this hitch is unbelievable. I now have peace of mind knowing my new hitch will keep my trailer from swaying anymore. This is a great product and I highly recomend it.

- EQ37140ET

The Equal-I-zer hitch was a night and day difference. The trailer tracked perfectly with no sway what so ever, even with a very windy day. The whole unit (truck and trailer ) has become very easy to handle and docile on the road. Thank you very much. The hitch worked as advertised and is easy and quick to install. I would recommend this hitch to anyone needing an anti-sway weight distributing hitch.

- EQ37140ET

Exactly what I wanted at half the price than other dealers, Customer service top notch, very friendly on the phone and delivered everything as promised. I recommend etrailer for all your needs, they care and I will be their customer for life.

It is always a pleasure doing business with you! I have never been disappointed with your products I purchased.
David S - 10/27/2017

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I ordered a 14,000 pound Equalizer hitch from etrailer. I was extremely pleased with everything. Ordering , price, free delivery to Florida. There was a follow up on when it would arrive. Hitch arrived in perfect condition and all parts were there. George follow it up from you trailer with a call to make sure everything was perfect and it was. Have told all my friends about the trailer and great service

- EQ37140ET

Just got the equalizer 14000 weight distribution hitch and the airlift bags in today from ups. Took a little over 2 hours to install both. The hitch I had before combined with the stock ram 1500 suspension was all over the road with my toy hauler. I couldn't go over 35-40 miles an hour with out feeling like I was going to lose my rig and anyone that's ever been in that situation knows what a white knuckle experience that is. I just got back from a test drive and it is unbelievable the difference those two items made. I got up to 70 and it drove like a dream. For reference my toy hauler is 8500#s with a 850# tongue weight. Thank you etrailer for the best product, fast/free shipping and definitely the lowest price.

- EQ37140ET

I bought this hitch because the dealer I purchased my new trailer from undersized the new Equal-i-zer hitch I purchased along with the trailer. Even though I used the hitch for the last year I finally decided I had to upgrade it because the spring bars were just not quite adequate keeping the trailer level and transferring the weight. My experience with the Equal-I-zer hitch has been satisfactory because of ease of hooking up and unhooking. The integrated friction control has worked very well and the 4 point design makes backing up without having to unhook a friction control device is convenient. You can leave the spring bars on when backing up. I am quite happy with the Equal-i-zer brand and would recommend this hitch to anyone in the market for a new hitch.

- EQ37140ET

I must say that this isn't my first equal-i-zer hitch. Ive been a owner since 2008. I just needed to go up to a bigger size due to a bigger trailer, So there were no surprises. I knew exactly what I was buying. Just as expected, like my previous smaller 1000/10000 lb version, Excellent quality, simple set-up, and works great. As always, etrailer customer service is top notch.

- EQ37140ET

By far the best website I found. Easy to use and tons of information about the products they offered. I shopped all over for the best price on the equalizer hitch and leveling system. They had it and it included the shank and ball. Can't wait to go camping.

- EQ37140ET

From my limited experience with the hitch, it appears to be very high quality. Have not had it out on a long trip yet, but did do a 20 mile road test with speeds up to 70mph and it was very stable. It is on a Toyota Tundra 5.7 and is pulling a 23.5 foot toyhauler that probably weighed around 6500 lbs. at the time of my short road test.

- EQ37140ET

I like the system fine. A little noisy when turning as the bars rub the frame bracket. I get very little sway on my 31 foot tag-along.

- EQ37140ET

Packages received last night. Have not yet opened them as I will have dealer open and assemble when my new trailer is delivered, probably next week. Great service from etrailer and Crystal.

Great! Best hitch I’ve used.
Charles K - 11/30/2018

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I'm towing a 35' windjammer and this hitch work wonders. I had purchase another brand and had control problems since day one. the equalizer makes this travel trailer behave. Should have bought it first.

- EQ37140ET

I think everyone knows that Equal-I-Zer makes a great product. The real story is Etrailer. This is my second time ordering from them and it simply can't get any better, period. Easy to use site. Fast and easy ordering. Super fast shipping. Great communication during whole process. And great prices too. I would use them even if they were a whole lot more, just for the convenience. All the headaches with Amazon are not worth it.

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    To answer your first question you'll be best served to go with a weight distribution rated for the loaded weight of your trailer with a car on it and set up the spring bar tension for that weight. And then when unloaded disconnect the spring bars all together so that the system isn't active. Reason being you have much too large of a weight difference loaded and unloaded and the spring bar tension has to be very specific to the weight of the trailer so it's best to go that route. Now...
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  • Initial Setup and Adjustments of Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System
    The Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37140ET is an easy system to adjust. This system will use the standard washer system to tilt the head up or down for fit. The brackets that mount to the trailer are also very easy to install and adjust as needed. You simply want to make sure your trailer is level and your vehicle is level when the two are connected. There are just the two adjustments to make this, the tilt of the head and then the brackets on the trailer. The system will...
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  • Parts Needed to Convert Equal-I-Zer System to 1,400 lb Tongue Weight System
    The difference is the spring bars of the systems and the amount of weight they are designed for in tongue weight. So if you replaced the spring bars of your current system with the part # EQ90-01-1499 you'd have a 1,400 lb system like what you need. You also have to swap head out too though so you'd also need # EQ90-02-1400.
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  • Best Option to Reduce Sag and Sway with 2018 Chevy Silverado Towing Enclosed Trailer
    The best way for you to both reduce sag and sway when towing with your 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 is with the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37140ET. The spring bars in this system are going to apply leverage which will transfer the load pushing down on your trailer tongue to the axles of your truck and trailer, creating a level ride. It also prevents sway instead of just manages it using 4 points of sway control via friction in the spring bars and head unit. The Equal-i-zer...
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  • Weight Distribution System for Trailer with 8 Inch Tall Frame and 1,000 Pounds Tongue Weight
    For your 8 inch tall trailer frame and up to 1,000 pounds tongue weight I recommend Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW Item # EQ37120ET. But in order to use this system on an 8 inch tall frame you will also need 2 of Outer Link Plate for Equal-i-zer Sway Control Bracket - 8" Trailer Frames # EQ90-02-5378 and 2 of Inner Link Plate for Equal-i-zer Sway Control Bracket - 8" Trailer Frames # EQ90-02-5208.
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  • How to Choose the Correct Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System
    There is a way for you to determine which Equal-i-zer system is the right one for you but you will need to know your tongue weight with water and the amount of weight behind the rear axle of your truck. From what you described, if you loaded the water tank and added only some of the 200 lbs - 300 lbs weight behind the rear axle of your truck then you may be able to use the Equal-i-zer # EQ37140ET, which is rated for total tongue weights between 1,000 lbs and 1,400 lbs. So it would be...
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  • Best Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch For 2016 Ford F-150 Towing Trailer W/ 1250lb TW
    To tow your 2019 Keystone Cougar 34TSB with 1250lbs tongue weight with your 2016 Ford F-150 with the Max Tow Package I recommend the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW # EQ37140ET. This system works with tongue weights between 1000-1400lbs so it will be perfect for your tongue weight, and the built in 4-point sway control does an awesome job of keeping the trailer straight while going down the road. I included a video of the...
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  • How to Use Wheel Well to Ground Dimensions to Adjust Equalizer Spring Bar Tension
    The goal with an Equalizer weight distribution system is to get the distance from the ground to the wheel well half way back to the unloaded height when compared to the height of the vehicle with trailer connected. So if the distance was 30 inches unloaded and then 28 inches loaded the target is 29 inches. If the hitch is transferring too little or too much weight you must make adjustments to the hitch setup. For changes during the initial setup we recommend adding or removing spacer...
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  • Best 2-1/2 Shank for an Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System
    If you're looking to tow your Jayco Eagle HT with your 2020 Ram 2500 using the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control, part # EQ37140ET, then we have a shank to make it work with your 2-1/2" receiver. Though the Equal-i-zer comes with a 2" shank, it can be swapped out with another. I recommend the Equal-i-zer 8" Rise, 4" Drop Shank, part # EQ90-02-4800. As the name implies, this shank is designed to be used with the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Systems, and...
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  • Does Equalizer # EQ37140ET Come with Hitch Ball Rated for Capacity of System
    Yes, the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37140ET does come with a hitch ball that has the same rating as the system. 1,400 lbs tongue weight and 14,000 lbs total trailer weight. You will need a thin walled socket like # ALL643216 to install the ball though.
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