How to Replace Trailer Leaf Springs?

Answer If your trailer is frequently bottoming out, the leaf springs may be due for replacement. Leaf springs have been used since medieval times to absorb the up and down movements that occur when haulin... Read More »

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How to Replace Cargo Trailer Broken Leaf Springs?

The axles on a cargo trailer use leaf springs to align the axles and keep the wheels straight, as well as carry the load in the trailer. If these break, then the trailer won't be towable until the ... Read More »

How to Replace Leaf Springs on a Double Axle Trailer?

The four leaf springs on a double axle trailer can take a beating, and over time may need to be replaced. Leaf springs, constructed from high-tensile steel, can be upgraded to protect a trailer's a... Read More »

How to Fit Trailer Leaf Springs?

Leaf springs have been used on vehicles for over a century. A leaf spring is made from a flat bar of steel that has mounting holes at each end. Most leaf springs are made of several layers of sprin... Read More »

How to Measure Trailer Leaf Springs?

Trailer springs act as a cushion for the items riding on the trailer. Leaf springs have layers of metal in decreasing lengths from top to bottom to absorb the shock of bumps while traveling. When t... Read More »