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etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock - 7/8" Span - 1/4" Diameter - Stainless Steel

etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock - 7/8" Span - 1/4" Diameter - Stainless Steel

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This rustproof, stainless steel coupler lock is designed to fit latch-style trailer couplers. Covered keyhole helps to prevent internal corrosion. Can be keyed alike to match other etrailer locks. Lowest Prices for the best trailer coupler locks from etrailer. etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock - 7/8" Span - 1/4" Diameter - Stainless Steel part number e98890 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Coupler Locks - e98890

  • Latch Lock
  • Stainless Steel
  • Keyed Alike
  • etrailer
  • 7/8 Inch Span
  • Universal Application Lock

This rustproof, stainless steel coupler lock is designed to fit latch-style trailer couplers. Covered keyhole helps to prevent internal corrosion. Can be keyed alike to match other etrailer locks.


  • Coupler lock secures the trigger latch on your trailer's coupler to deter theft
    • Trailer can't be removed from your tow vehicle when locked onto ball
    • Would-be thieves can't secure your unhitched trailer to their tow vehicle with the coupler locked either
  • Tamper-resistant design
    • Conical shaped housing ensures tight fit against coupler latch
    • Pick-proof screw-and-lock mechanism provides security
  • Solid stainless steel pin and lock housing are extra-durable and rustproof
  • Rubber end makes pin easy to grip
  • Plastic cap covers key slot to help prevent internal corrosion
  • 2 Reversible, automotive-style keys included
  • Locks can be keyed-alike to match other etrailer locks
    • Select "Keyed Alike" from drop down menu above and enter number of locks into Quantity box
  • Made in the USA


  • Application: trigger-latch-style (or lever-latch-style) ball couplers
  • Inside pin length (span): 7/8"
  • Overall length: 4-1/2"
  • Pin diameter: 1/4"
  • 1-Year warranty

etrailer Lock Compatibility


  • Lock can be keyed alike to match other etrailer locks.
  • To order keyed alike locks, select "Keyed Alike" from drop-down menu above and enter number of locks in Quantity box.

e98890 etrailer Stainless Steel Trailer Coupler Lock - 7/8" Span

Alternate part number: RC6-SS

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Customer Reviews

etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock - 7/8" Span - 1/4" Diameter - Stainless Steel - e98890

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (48 Customer Reviews)

This rustproof, stainless steel coupler lock is designed to fit latch-style trailer couplers. Covered keyhole helps to prevent internal corrosion. Can be keyed alike to match other etrailer locks.


Great quality hitch lock for my travel trailer hitch latch. Fast shipping too as usual. Great job


Lock functions well though after a year it is corroding which is a disappointment as this is why I purchased a stainless steel lock


Potential buyers should be aware that the barrels on the ends have a large enough diameter that might prevent its use on your trailer--as it did mine. The lock does appear to have a good build quality though; and, if it fit I would use it.

Thank you for your review. The span of the pin is 78 of an inch. If the width of the latch is wider than that, you will need a longer latch lock. I have added a link for the latch locks we offer.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 07/03/2021


Good value


Another cleverly designed, high-quality product from DeadBolt. I was able to get this item keyed alike with other products from this company such as the hitch receiver lock and the trailer coupler lock. Thumbs way up.

I stand by my review and I love these DeadBolt products.
-- comment by: Chris - 04/04/2014


This has been a great lock for my hitch. No rust, and a solid little lock. The 1/2" version fit perfect on my Bulldog hitch. The 7/8" lock was a bit too long, so be sure to measure. I also got the larger receiver lock, also in stainless, and also a fantastic lock. You can get both locks keyed the same so there's one less key to worry about. Highly recommended!

Still working great! No signs of wear. Very happy with these locks.
DaveP - 11/04/2017


I purchased this for my Keystone Laredo Travel Trailer. I could not use this in my application because the side barrels were too big to close the latch. (the locking hole was too close to the hitch structure) I feel that this is a quality lock and liked the Stainless construction. I believe that it would have worked great and saved it for future trailers. I purchased a locking assembly from another company for my travel trailer. Small Company, best lock out there for this application. E-Trailer should sell these.


Great products - arrived quickly!


So easy to install. Insert key in one end and twist other end to separate parts for install or remove. SS should eliminate rust concern.


This is a good unit, I have one like it for the receiver. However, this one doesn't fit my trailer. The large diameter ends are too big to fit. My coupler doesn't have enough height between the center of the hole and the top of the coupler head. It would be helpful to include this measurement on the description and/or video. I feel that my coupler is a common size/style but cannot use this device.


Product construction is very good. At the time of purchase, I did not realize the different type of locking mechanism. The unit locks using a 1/4-20 stud threading into the shaft portion of the lock. A bit weird at first use, but got used to it. I did contact eTrailer and asked some questions. The rep was very nice and down to earth.


I bought this to compliment a trailer and receiver lock that I had purchased earlier and had it keyed to match. Worked great and etrailers customer service was excellent, as always.


Product is good--However a couple of problems--in very cold / snowy weather, as experienced in northern Ontario, Canada, lock can freeze up. Needed to heat the key and lock with a lighter, then try to insert the heated key to thaw the workings. Then sprayed in lock thaw product. Yes, the rubber / plastic protective end cap was in place prior to trying to unlock.


Did not fit my coupler because the diameter of the two main barrels are too big and would not allow the lock to line up through the couplers hole. Otherwise a quality lock, I would have liked to keep it.


Doesn't fit my camper or sure-trac trailer coupler due to the end being so big. The width is good but can't install when coupler is latched.


The Deadbolt Stainless Option is the way to go. The fit and finish was excellent. eTrailer has been great the whole way. Thanks etrailer for the products and service.


Easy ordering, fast shipment and product received matched product description.

Second order with - always very satisfied with purchases.


I ordered several at the same time so that I could get them keyed the same. They were. They fit my trailers as planned. Now I will see if they can withstand the "test of time". Being stainless I hope they do.


The lock is well built and easy to use.


Feels like a high quality lock. Love that's it's stainless steel. It's a little cumbersome to use the key like a screwdriver and unscrew the lock head though. Bonus that they can be keyed alike with the same brand.


Like the design, but had lost the keys and had to break them. Literally one hit with a hammer and the broke off. They keep honest people honest, but are a low grade level of protection.


Nice quality coupler lock. Nicer than other name brand locks. Hopefully it will resist corrosion as advertised.


This was a lot lighter than I expected but a lot more sturdy build than the yellow, red and black plastic ones i've used (I'm leaving out brand names but these colors should help). Like all of them I'm concerned about how brittle the material gets in the cold of winter in Alaska but like anything, if somebody wants it they will get it.


This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks to, they give the option to get them keyed alike.


Love it. Now all my locks are keyed the same. I have three trailers all with different coupler types. Very helpful sales staff as well.

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  • Can an 2 Inch Hitch Lock and Two 7/8 Inch Coupler Locks be Keyed Alike
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  • Do you Have the etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock with a 1 Span
    The closest I have to the 1" is the etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock part # e98890 which has the 7/8" span. There is some excess threading in the lock when installing it that will allow it to work with your 1" span requirements. Unfortunately they can only be keyed alike when ordered together.
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  • Keyed Alike etrailer Couple Lock Options
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  • Comparison of the Deadbolt Coupler Lock and Master Lock Adjustable Coupler Lock
    The main difference between our Coupler Lock, item # e98890, and the Master Lock Adjustable Trailer Coupler Lock - Stainless Steel, item # 2847DAT, is the style of the locks. The Masterlock has the advantage of being able to be used on many different styles of coupler and has a normal style key that can be duplicated at a local hardware store. The Deadbolt has a short span, 7/8 inches, so it can be flush to prevent removal. This style is more compact than the stick and block...
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  • Can Master Lock Trailer Coupler Locks be Keyed Alike?
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    I have a solution for you, but the Master Lock # 605DAT is not available as a keyed alike lock. However, you can get the etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock - 7/8" Span - 1/4" Diameter - Stainless Steel # e98890 keyed alike and it will offer the same function to lock your coupler latch. This lock is made from durable stainless steel and comes with a dust cap for the lock face to keep it free from moisture and debris. I've linked a review video of this lock for you to check out, but these...
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  • Is the Master Lock 2878DAT Able to be Keyed Alike
    Though I do have another option for you, the Master Lock 7/8" Wide Trailer Coupler Latch Lock # 2878DAT is not able to be keyed alike, unfortunately. With that being said, the Trailer Coupler Latch Lock - 7/8" Span - 1/4" Diameter - Stainless Steel # e98890 will be a different design, but can be keyed alike. This is also made in the USA.
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  • How to Get etrailer Coupler & Hitch Locks Keyed Alike
    You can get those locks all keyed alike, but there isn't a set with all three together. Instead, what you'd do is go to the product pages of each, and on those product pages there is a drop-down box that says "Keyed Alike?" and you'd select the keyed alike option for each lock: - etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 2" Hitches # e98880 - etrailer Surge Brake Coupler Lock - 2-1/2" Span - 1/4" Diameter # e98887 - etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock - 7/8" Span - 1/4" Diameter # e98890 When...
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    The Stainless Steel Trailer Coupler Lock part # e98890 is made of stainless steel, not chrome plated which is why it is more expensive than the Trailer Coupler Lock part # e98889 which is chrome plated steel. The stainless steel option is better as you don't run the risk of the chrome plating chipping and exposing unprotected steel. In regards to the Bulldog Lifelong Trailer Coupler Lock part # BD580403, this will work with pretty much any trigger style latch with a 1/4" diameter pin...
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    We sure can, but the Master Lock # 605DAT lock you'd looked at isn't available keyed alike. We do have options for keyed alike coupler locks, however. I'd recommend a latch lock such as the etrailer brand # e98890 for a 7/8 inch span or # e98885 for a 1/2 inch span. The locks are constructed of stainless steel for superior corrosion resistance and are available keyed alike. Just choose 'keyed alike' on the drop down menu on the product page and choose your desired quantity. You'll want...
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  • Recommended Trailer Coupler Locks That Can Be Keyed Alike
    I have another option for you, but there is not a way to get 5 of the Bulldog Lifelong Trailer Coupler Lock # BD580403 keyed alike. Instead I recommend the etrailer Trailer Coupler Latch Lock in Stainless Steel # e98890 or Chrome # e98889 which can be keyed alike. All you will need to do is select the keyed alike option from the drop down menu, and change the quantity to 5 before adding them to your cart. I included a video of the etrailer # e98890 and # e98889 for you to take a look at.
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  • Coupler Pin Locks that Can be Keyed Alike
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  • Availability of Keyed Alike Trailer Hitch and Trailer Coupler Lock
    For the lock for the 2-1/2 inch receiver, I'd recommend our # e98881. For the coupler lock, there are several available choices with different spans. # e98884 - 1/2 inch span # e98886 - offers a 2 inch span # e98887 - 2-1/2 inch span # e98890 - 7/8 inch span # e98888 - 3-3/8 inch span On the product description page for each item, there's a drop down menu where you can choose 'keyed unique' or 'keyed alike'. Choose the 'keyed alike' option on each lock you'd like keyed alike.
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  • Recommended Trailer Coupler Latch Lock Keyed Alike
    I reached out to my contact at Master Lock, and the 7/8" Wide Trailer Coupler Latch Lock # 2878DAT are keyed at random and do not have the ability to be keyed alike. For a similar option you can use our # e98890 which can be keyed alike. Alternatively, you may be interested in the Fastway Universal Trailer Coupler Lock for 1-7/8", 2" and 2-5/16" Couplers # DT25013KA which can also be keyed alike and add even more security. I've attached a video review to assist.
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  • Trailer Coupler Latch Lock with 1 Inch Pin Span
    Master Lock has an adjustable latch lock, # 2847DAT that has presets for either a 1 inch span or a 2 inch span. We also have some that are 7/8 inch spans which is 1/8 of an inch more than a 3/4. We have # e98890, # 2878DAT, and # e98889. I have linked some video reviews of these locks for you.
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