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RoadMaster Release Tool for Motor Home Mounted Tow Bars

RoadMaster Release Tool for Motor Home Mounted Tow Bars

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Tow bars with telescoping arms have locked and unlocked positions. When the bars extend, collars lock them in place. This release tool gives you the leverage necessary for releasing those collars so that you can easily disconnect your vehicle. 1-800-940-8924 to order Roadmaster accessories and parts part number RM-066 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for RoadMaster Release Tool for Motor Home Mounted Tow Bars. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Accessories and Parts - RM-066

  • Tow Bar
  • Release Tool
  • Roadmaster

Tow bars with telescoping arms have locked and unlocked positions. When the bars extend, collars lock them in place. This release tool gives you the leverage necessary for releasing those collars so that you can easily disconnect your vehicle.


Features:

  • Helps you to release your vehicle from your motor-home-mounted tow bar
  • Is necessary only for non-all-terrain models
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


The terrain at campsites is often less than ideal for disconnecting your towed vehicle. When the tow bar is at an angle or the car is not straight behind the RV, the tow bar can get in a bind, making the collars on its telescopic arms difficult to move. This release tool gives you enough leverage to manipulate those collars so you can get out of the bind and back on track.

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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for RoadMaster Motor Home Mounted Tow Bars Release Tool Review

Ryan: Hey everybody, Ryan here at etrailer.com. Today we're going to be checking out the Roadmaster Quick Release Tool for motorhome mounted tow bars.Now many tow bars are going to have a button like this, that you would push down if your bars happen to get into a bind. Well many times that is a lot easier said than done. The last thing you want to do when you get to your campsite is struggle to release your arms and get them out of the bind after you've been driving all night. And that's where our tool would come into play. It's very simple, yet very effective.What we do is take this portion here, and wrap it around the body of our tow bar, and then we use our lever to push down and pinch that button, completely compressing it.

Now typically when would be in a bind, and you use the tool to push it down completely you'd hear a thud, and you can feel the arms release.That tool's going to be made from steel, and you're not going to have to worry about it bending or breaking. That's going to give us more than enough leverage to push that button down to release those stuck arms, and it's going to work with most tow bars. Now since it isn't huge, it's going to be easy to store and keep out of the way too.That will do it for our look at of the Roadmaster Quick Release Tool for motorhome mounted tow bars.


Customer Reviews

RoadMaster Release Tool for Motor Home Mounted Tow Bars - RM-066

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (70 Customer Reviews)

Tow bars with telescoping arms have locked and unlocked positions. When the bars extend, collars lock them in place. This release tool gives you the leverage necessary for releasing those collars so that you can easily disconnect your vehicle.

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Every now and then when disconnecting the toad from the rv, it's not exactly on level ground or exactly straight, which makes pushing the button on the tow bar almost impossible to release. This tool provides leverage needed to release the button.


Comments
Works fine when needed
Stephen E - 12/23/2021

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I bought a used tow bar and it did not come with one. So far it's worked great.



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The release tool works perfectly, just as described. eTralier is the best company I have ever experienced. All my orders have shipped and been delivered much faster than I expected. They even beat Amazon.

I had to return a base plate and wiring kit because I sold the car. There was no hassle and the refund showed up on my credit card within a few days.

Great work etrailer!


Comments
The Roadmaster Falcon 2 tow bar along with the light kit has worked flawlessly for the past year. It is easy to connect and disconnect the car from the motorhome.
Jerry W - 01/02/2018


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Etrailer aided in the successful completion of towing my Jeep behind my RV. Thanks Erailer for you assistance.



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Do not use the Roadmaster hitch without this tool or you may not be able to unhook your towed vehicle. Roadmaster products might seem expensive but they work well and are less expensive than using the more expensive Blue Ox products a,nd in my opinion, work just as well. Save your money for fuel.



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The few times I have used this tool it works great. So much easier to release the tension on your tow bar.


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This tool is a must have. Very satisfied with product
John G - 08/14/2021

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Fits perfectly on the older style RoadMaster BlackHawk tow bar that just has a button the extends up when the arms are locked out. It is easier to release button on tow bar arm when there is a little pressure on the arm.


Comments
The Roadmaster release tool works great and I consider it a must have tool. I wish I had one when I first bought my BlackHawk tow bar.
-- comment by: Johnny - 04/10/2014

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Bought this since it was recommended by Roadmaster as a safe way to depress the bar locks. It is simple to use and prevents damage to bar locking mechanism.


Comments
I use it infrequently, but when it is needed it works well and prevents damage to the arm locking mechanism.
John B - 11/19/2020

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well made and delivered on time.



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haven't used it yet, however i am sure it is going to work as designed



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I have found etrailer to advertise only the finest products! Their customer service is amazing. I will continue to be a loyal customer.



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Etrailer mounted a baseplate on our CRV and the brake set up. The experience was wonderful. The tech, Rob, gave us a very good demonstration and let us hook it up also. I need a steering dampener and some sway bars, looking at a trip to St Louis. Thanks again
Bob Martin



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I recently put a RoadMaster Tow Hitch on my 2012 Toyota Corolla. When I went to take it off I was extremely frustrated in that I could not get the pins to release and had the feeling that I had just spent a whole lot of money for a whole lot of aggravation. After a web search I found this tool and etrailer. I used it this past weekend and it is a lifesaver when your tow vehicle is not on a perfectly flat spot. If you have a hitch like the one I purchased do yourself a favor and get this simple tool. You will not be sorry and it is well worth the price. etrailer is a GREAT business to work with.

In additio, I received this in three days and payed the standard shipping fee.



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Thanks to George J. @ etrailer.com for providing the most fantastic customer service.

This Release Tool is invaluable for motorhome owners w/tow bars made by RoadMaster.

Too bad RoadMaster no longer includes the tool w/towbar installation package.

Thanks again George J. for following up & following thru on this back-ordered item.



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We bought a used RV.
It had a an old
Roadmaster 5250 tow bar. It needed the complete rebuild kit which was not in stock. The reps(I talked with several as I didn't know what to ask the first one) were all helpful and courteous. They found two separate kits which make up the complete kit so I got what I needed. They actually had Roadmaster drop ship one of the kits to me directly.
I also needed the Quick Disconnect bar kit for the 5250. They helped with that also. They also had the 5250 release tool.
They even had the cover for the old Falcon so when I recondition and paint the old bar it will look and stay as new.
Great folks to deal with.
They are close enough in price to the big "A" so the extra couple of bucks is worth it for the expert advice.
Thanks!



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I just accidentally happened across this item while searching for tow bar accessories. It is hidden on most websites! After becoming aware of this (after 20 plus years of Roadmaster tow bars) I purchased it. What a concept. I don't know why I never thought of this myself! It is very helpful in releasing the pressure off the tow bar so that it can be unhooked. Especially when you are in a hurry.
P.S. I reserched prices and "etrailer" (as usual) had the best deal.



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Really helps in unlocking arms when taking towed vehicle loose.



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I have used one of these for many years. It is very helpful to use when it is necessary to release the tension on the tow bay assembly when it is necessary to stop the towed car on a decline or a rise in level. The use of this tool avoids the necessity of of using a hammer or other item to force the release button down.



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Well made, product will make locking pins on tow bar unlock a breeze.
Fast delivery.



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Fortunately you don't need to use this if you're careful about being on level ground, but sometimes you cannot, and this is a lifesaver. I've used the hammer before but this is much more effective and gives good leverage. Should be included with the tow bar.

ETrailer is the best!



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Good quality, it's lightweight and stores easily. Works as it should. eTrailer has always handled my orders quickly and accurately, and the best prices I can find.



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Products I wanted all in one place and great prices. Super fast delivery. Will come back here first when I need something


Comments
great perfect choice for me
Bob P - 07/23/2018


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necessity for falcon 2 tow bar. Received in timely manner,good job!



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Great tool for releasing tow bar to disconnect vehicle from motorcoach. Great service from etrailer.com.



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Roadmaster products do not need to be reviewed. They are the best. PERIOD. Well built and the powder coating is uniform and smooth.


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