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mastrcruse
10-09-2015, 12:28 AM
Had a quick question for Rancho. Was hoping to get clarification on warranty terms for a steering stabilizer? I have your steering stabilizer on my '14 JKU and it was discovered surfing an alignment that it was leaking. I've had it for less that a year so was wondering if there's a warranty on it. Thanks!

Also, this is not a thread to bash. I've had your 9000xl shocks on for 2 years and recommend them to everyone. They have been an AWESOME shock!

10frank9
10-09-2015, 12:32 AM
You're best bet is to give them a call. They may or may not respond as quickly. Or PM them.

mastrcruse
10-09-2015, 12:44 AM
You're best bet is to give them a call. They may or may not respond as quickly. Or PM them.



You're probably right. I'm way off on times haha. Been traveling so much. I'll call em' tomorrow

Rancho
10-09-2015, 03:15 PM
Yes there is a warranty.
Most of the time the warranty process goes through where you bought it.
Have your receipt.
http://www.gorancho.com/warranty-guarantee/
The number is 734-384-7804

:)

BaddestCross
10-06-2017, 05:59 PM
Sorry for bumping an old thread, but figured there was no need to start a new one... I purchased a RS5000 stabilizer through 4WP earlier this year and it started leaking the other day. 4WP is handling a warranty exchange, so no problem there. My question is this:

In the install guide it states to tip the tie rod bracket forward but it seemed to me that by doing that it placed a lot of stress on the stabilizer. Now that it's failed, I'm wondering if that is why? Is there a reason that it can't be mounted so that it's directly on top of the tie rod to relieve said stress on the stabilizer?

I have installed the Currie Currectlync steering components and am utilizing their tie rod bracket after installing your stabilizer on my original OEM components if that makes any difference.

Thanks in advance for any insight you can provide... Love your products and am hoping that something can be done to prevent any future failures.

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WJCO
10-06-2017, 06:15 PM
Sorry for bumping an old thread, but figured there was no need to start a new one... I purchased a RS5000 stabilizer through 4WP earlier this year and it started leaking the other day. 4WP is handling a warranty exchange, so no problem there. My question is this:

In the install guide it states to tip the tie rod bracket forward but it seemed to me that by doing that it placed a lot of stress on the stabilizer. Now that it's failed, I'm wondering if that is why? Is there a reason that it can't be mounted so that it's directly on top of the tie rod to relieve said stress on the stabilizer?

I have installed the Currie Currectlync steering components and am utilizing their tie rod bracket after installing your stabilizer on my original OEM components if that makes any difference.

Thanks in advance for any insight you can provide... Love your products and am hoping that something can be done to prevent any future failures.

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Can you post a picture? Also, and chance it's slightly bent from wheeling? That may cause it to leak as well. We have the same one on ours I think, I'll try to find a picture. No issues so far and it's driven daily.

Ours is pretty much parallel with the tie rod and up on top of it. I do remember having to bend the bolt upward where it meets the track bar bracket. I just slightly bent it to keep the stabilizer shock from rubbing on the tie rod.

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BaddestCross
10-06-2017, 06:32 PM
Can you post a picture? Also, and chance it's slightly bent from wheeling? That may cause it to leak as well. We have the same one on ours I think, I'll try to find a picture. No issues so far and it's driven daily.
Since it's above the tie rod now, it hasn't taken any hits. I've got the boot on it, so it'll be hard to tell if the shaft is bent until I take it off to exchange it. I'll take a photo of how I have it mounted and post it up in a bit.

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BaddestCross
10-06-2017, 07:03 PM
Can you post a picture? Also, and chance it's slightly bent from wheeling? That may cause it to leak as well. We have the same one on ours I think, I'll try to find a picture. No issues so far and it's driven daily.

Ours is pretty much parallel with the tie rod and up on top of it. I do remember having to bend the bolt upward where it meets the track bar bracket. I just slightly bent it to keep the stabilizer shock from rubbing on the tie rod.

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Yeah, just saw your photos. You've got yours tipped back so the stabilizer is straight. The way I read the install instructions it said to angle the tie rod bracket forward which twists the bushings and puts stress on the shock's shaft. I just figured they knew what they were talking about and did what it said to do.

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BaddestCross
10-06-2017, 08:02 PM
Here's a photo from both ends of the stabilizer...
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BaddestCross
10-06-2017, 11:35 PM
Ours is pretty much parallel with the tie rod and up on top of it. I do remember having to bend the bolt upward where it meets the track bar bracket. I just slightly bent it to keep the stabilizer shock from rubbing on the tie rod.


Damn, just realized you added more text when you added your photos. 😩

Okay, you've installed yours the way that logic told me I should've installed mine. Not sure why the instructions said to tip it forward on the tie rod.

Glad to hear you've had no issues... When the new one arrives, I'll swivel the bracket back to make the shock more parallel to the tie rod and hopefully won't have this issue again. 👍

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WJCO
10-07-2017, 01:50 AM
The tipping forward maybe for certain clearance, etc. When we originally did it with no lift, everything was tight in there.

BaddestCross
10-12-2017, 12:32 AM
Okay, swapped in the new stabilizer and relocated the mount to something more logical. Thanks for the insight, WJCO. 👍
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