yakima racks 2422 swingdaddy hitch bike rack installation

SwingDaddy 4
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Safety
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YAKIMA.com
WHEEL
STRAP (12X)
purchase
separately:
HitchSki
Carries up to 6 pr. skis or 4
snow boards.
Part #8002418
SWING BOLT (1X)
See at www.yakima.com
WASHER (1X)
HITCH BOLT (1X)
LOCK WASHER (1X)
WASHER (1X)
SAFETY CLIP (1X)
WASHER (1X)
HEX NUT (1X)
WRENCH (2X)
HITCH LOCK (1X)
For use with 2"
hitch only.
BASE (1X)
Important warning
Do not use with a
hitch extender.
It is critical that all yakima racks and accessories be properly and securely attached to your vehicle. Improper attachment could
result in an automobile accident, and could cause serious bodily injury or death to you or to others. You are responsible for
securing the racks and accessories to your car, checking the attachments prior to use, and periodically inspecting the products
for adjustment, wear, and damage. Therefore, you must read and understand all of the instructions and cautions supplied with
your yakima product prior to installation or use. If you do not understand all of the instructions and cautions, or if you have no
mechanical experience and are not thoroughly familiar with the installation procedures, you should have the product installed by a
professional installer such as a qualified garage or auto body shop.
Part #1033439 Rev.A
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Insert tongue into
vehicle's hitch.
Align the holes in the receiver to
the holes in the base.
LOCK the tongue
TO THE hitch.
Install large bolt and lock-washer.
Install safety pin.
Install bolt from right side of receiver.
• Attach hitch lock to
end of bolt.
Tighten with
wrench.
Use this hole.
Remove pin.
LIft the mast into
position
(a friend could help).
align
holes
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Install safety pin.
• Insert bolt with washer; wiggle
mast until holes align.
• Attach another washer with nut.
• Use adjustable-end wrenches or
3/4” wrenches.
• Turn wrench until tight, then
loosen the nut 1/4 turn.
Use this hole.
• Insert the key and
lock the lock.
• Close the cap.
secure mast to
tongue assembly.
• Align the mast to the tongue.
• Tighten the large wing bolt
completely.
If spare tire causes
interference,
do not use this
product!
Extend
arms:
Raise arms completely.
Pull the lever
toward you, and
lift the arms.
CAUTION
Keep fingers away from
ALL moving parts!
Arms will lock
into position.
Attach one rubber strap to each
cradle and stabilizer.
Cradle positioning
To slide cradles along the carrier
arms, stabilizer must be in upright
position.
Close cradles while loading bikes.
stabilizer
Load largest or
heaviest bike
first.
Stabilize
the bike
frame in
the cradle.
• Always load first
bike with chain
away from vehicle.
• Compress cradles
against stabilizer.
Arrange
bikes for best
stabilization.
Pull straps tightly over frame, hook into place.
The straps can
be routed under
the brake cables.
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Load remaining bikes.
• Alternate bike directions to avoid
interference.
• Stabilize bike, secure all straps.
• Pass cable through bike frame.
• Attach lock to pin.
• Lock the lock.
Lock bikes to carrier.
• Access lock cable from
recess at rear of mast.
ACCESSING REAR WHEN BIKES ARE LOADED
Remove PIN.
Loosen wing bolt
completely.
Lift spring pin…
Pull gate away from vehicle,
while rotating mast…
You should hear
a click as mast
snaps into place.
"click"
Stabilize loaded
arm by inserting
pin into hole.
Close the
GATE.
You should
hear a click
as mast
snaps into
place.
Replace the pin.
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Before
driving away
• çlose gate and tighten
large wing bolt.
• Perform Safety Checks
(next step).
Lowering the arms
• Unload all
bikes.
• Lift up on arm to
release load on
latch.
• Pull lever
toward you.
• Lower the arms
completely.
Perform SAFETY CHECKS
• Large wing bolt must be in tight.
• Be sure the straps are hooked securely
over the bike frames.
• Replace straps if cracked or worn.
• Be sure all hardware is secured
according to instructions.
• Do not let bicycle tires hang near
vehicle’s hot exhaust.
CAUTION
Keep fingers away from ALL
moving parts!
IMPORTANT LOAD LIMITS
Hitch load is limited to four bikes, at a maximum of
30 pounds each. (maximum 120 lbs.)
— use —
— Installation —
• Off-road driving is not recommended and
could result in damage to your vehicle,
hitch receiver, or your bikes.
• Do not transport bicycles with attached
baby seats, panniers, wheel covers, full
bike covers or motors.
• Not intended for tandem, or recumbent bikes.
Some undersized receivers may not accept this product. If you
do not know the capabilities of your hitch receiver, consult an
automotive professional.
WARNING
Attachment hardware can loosen over time.
Check before each use, and tighten if necessary.
Failure to perform safety checks can result in
property damage, personal injury, or death.
• Do not install if spare tire causes
interference.
• Do not install on trailers, campers, or
mobile homes.
• Remove this rack before entering an
automatic car wash, and when not in use.
MAINTENANCE: Use non-water soluble lubricant on
moving metal parts. Use a soft cloth with water and
mild detergent to clean rubber parts.
Technical assistance or
replacement parts:
http://www.yakima.com
Contact your dealer or call
(888) 925-4621
Monday through Friday
7:00 am to 5:00 pm PST
This product is covered by YAKIMA’s
“Love It Till You Leave It” Limited Lifetime Warranty
To obtain a copy of this warranty, go online to www.yakima.com
or email us at yakwarranty@yakima.com
or call (888) 925-4621
K EEP THESE I NSTRUCT I ONS !
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