Manufactured from the highest-grade American steel, The Original
Equal-i-zer® Sway Control Hitch is designed to last a lifetime, so you can be
confident in your purchase. An important aspect in getting the best performance
and longevity from your Equal-i-zer hitch is proper lubrication.
Lubrication extends the life of the hitch, preventing rust and wear on the
sockets, and provides easier hitching and unhitching because it makes
newly-painted, torqued sockets easier to move. It also protects the finish on
the hitch ball and quiets the noise coming from the hitch ball rotating inside
Take a minute to learn how to properly lube your sway control hitch by
viewing our infographic, and watching our video.
Proper Hitch Lubrication
Remove tension from the spring arms by lifting them off the L-brackets.
Swing the spring arms sockets until the spring arms are perpendicular to the tow vehicle.
Remove the spring arms from the hitch head sockets.
Using a high-quality cloth rag, wipe clean the friction surface areas of the sockets, top and bottom.