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Ball Mount has a lot of movement in the Receiver Tube

I_am_lrr

Member
Nov 11, 2020
17
6
Bentonville
Hello everyone,

As the title says, I have the factory installed hitch mount and bout a 2" ball mount from Loews, but it feels fairly loose. I can shake it up and down. When I put a trailer on it was bumping like mad, the most anxious I've ever been driving. I picked the trailer up at a u-haul and dropped it off at the next u-haul I found only drove 10 miles.

Is this normal or is there a better ball mount I can get that will fit tightly?

Thanks,
 

shingles

Member
Feb 23, 2021
60
34
Texas, USA
Pretty normal. There are a few other posts that seem to suggest maybe the tesla hitch receiver might have slightly larger tolerances than the average receiver. But almost all receivers I've had in various cars/trucks, all rattle. You can buy things to stop it, or the cheap way it to wrap some electrical tape around the hitch and that sound at least dampen the sound.
 

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