Trailer king pin to fifth wheel mismatch is not uncommon & fitting of an EZI-TURN may increase the possibility of mismatch. It is therefore IMPORTANT that these fitting instructions are read & understood prior to commencing installation. Do not hesitate to contact Ezi-Products with any query concerning installation or on-going use.
INSTALLATION OF YOUR NEW EZI-TURN Pack Contents: – EZI-TURN bearing with counter bored holes – Set of bolts complete with a flat washer and nyloc nuts – EZI-TURN label Steps: 1. Drill bit 2. Clean fifth wheel. Remove all foreign material 3. Centre EZI-TURN bearing on top of fifth wheel from left to right & front to back. Clamp into position using ‘G’ clamps or vice clamps. 4. Using the drill bit, spot all holes on the flat surface of the EZI-TURN* bearing 5. Remove EZI-TURN bearing and drill through all spotted marks. 6. Remove all swarfe and deburr all holes. 7. Fix EZI-TURN onto fifth wheel with bolts provided, fitting flat washer and nyloc nuts 8. Clamp lead in legs down using a small block (timber etc) and ‘G’ clamp or vice grip. Drill remaining hole through the fifth wheel. Remove all swarfe, deburr holes and fix with bolts, fitting flat washer and nyloc nuts. Tension all nuts to 6 N.m (4.5 lbs/ft) 9. Affix label in a position readily seen from driving position. ( Replacement labels available on request) This label must be fitted. 10. Check that the hitch engages correctly. See hitching instruction
FOR INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT FOR YOUR EZI-TURN 1. Remove old pad, Clean fifth wheel, Remove all grease and foreign material. 2. Fix the new EZI-TURN onto a fifth wheel with the bolts provided, fit flat washer and nyloc nuts. Tension all nuts to 6 N.m (4.5 lbs/ft
HITCHING When hitching trailer, check that the trailer is not too low as this could result in damage to the EZI-TURN bearing. After hitching, VISUALLY check that the fifth wheel jaws have engaged correctly and release handle is in the correct locked position, as per individual fifth wheel manufacturer’s instructions.
MAINTENCE 1. Check nut tension at truck service intervals. 2. Keep surface of EZI-TURN and skid plate of trailer clean of foreign matter.