Where may I get the maintenance?
Your Blue Ox Owners manual tells you what is required. The following it the maintenance for the Aladdin BX4325.
"Tow Bar Maintenance
1. This tow bar requires periodic maintenance.
It will be subjected to road dirt and weather
during use. The following tips will help
maintain the condition of your new tow bar.
2. Keep the tow bar covered when not in use,
on or off of the towing vehicle. This will cut
down on the dust and dirt build up on the
legs and latches of the tow bar. A BX8875
tow bar cover is recommended.
3. Periodically clean the entire surface of the tow
bar with a mild soap and water solution. Wipe
dry with a clean cloth.
4. Check and replace any loose, worn or
damaged bolts, rubber boots or cap plugs.
5. Check for cracked welds and loose bolts
on the baseplate, towed vehicle (where
baseplate is bolted) and the hitch on the
6. In normal straight line towing conditions, both
legs will be in tension. Due to the design of
the latch, both handles will feel loose. During
turning, braking or parking one or both of the
legs may be in compression. This will make
the handles feel stiff or tight. Due to parking
on slopes or the angle between the coach
and the car, the two locking mechanisms
could be in compression or tension or any
combination of the two. Having one lock in
tension and one in compression may give
the operator the feeling that one leg is locked
and one is not, when in fact whenever the
legs are fully extended and the springs are
holding the latch handles up, the legs are
locked and ready to tow whether in tension or