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Old 04-20-2019, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default 19ft cable replacement, how to?

Where can I buy the cables for my 19 ft Hi Lo trailer? Also is there a how to video or a maintenance manual available that will tell me how to replace the cables? BTW the front cable snapped and I had to lower it manually on the front while lowering the back of the trailer electrically.
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Old 04-20-2019, 04:42 PM   #2
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You can get replacement cables from J and R Trailer Repair Home - JR REPAIR

or from Midget RV & Trailer Specialists
https://hilotrailerparts.webs.com/

I've read that some folks have found cable, cheaper, at various places, but you need special tools to 'make' the ends, etc. There's nothing special about the Hi-Lo cables, they're not spec'd just for Hi-Lo.

As for instructions, there are some detailed instructions on this forum. Make friends with the search function. It's not terrible easy, but with some digging around you can find it.

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Old 04-20-2019, 11:27 PM   #3
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Default Replacing cable.

I haven't had to do this repair on my 1990 25ft. Classic. Another forum member did a fifteen page write up on how he did his repair. Cable replacement in my 1998 HiLo 24TD 3-3-2010. This is fifteen pages of very detailed instructions with pictures. As mentioned do a search as I know someone provided a link to this write up. I know other places have the cables. Just don't know the name of one.
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Here's the link to the cable replacement, it can also be found by looking on the forum main page under Hydraulic Lift System.

Cable replacement and adjustment
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Thanks, I appreciate your help. The front cable broke when we were letting it down, it has thrown it out of specs, now can't close the door. I think once I get it replaced then it should line back up. Thanks again. Gerald
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