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Eliminating Wobble and Movement in a Yakima Trailer Hitch Mount Bike Rack

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I have 2 inch receiver and 2 inch bike rack. There is way too much sway when rack is placed in receiver. Bikes bounce up and down and side to side when driving. I measured the receiver and the hitch tongue and they are both 2 inches. What can I do to remedy this?

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You can use an anti-rattle device such as # SHP2082 as long as the shank on the bike rack is hollow. If it is not hollow then use anti-rattle device # 93347. I have included a link to a video review of device # 93347 for you.

It is also possible that inside the shank of your Yakima bike rack there is a weld nut that accepts a threaded hitch pin. To determine which pin will fit I would need to know the model of the bike rack.

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