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leaf spring band broken

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I am in the process of recommissioning my old trailer and notice the band that is on the front part of the leaf spring is broken. Do I need to get this replaced and what function does it serve?

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It keeps the leaf in line with the rest in the stack. In my experience these usually break going over bumps, it breaks on a hard rebound. Replace it with something even if temp fix is a couple high quality SS worm gear clamps. This little part helps keep trailer sway from side to side spring movement to a minimum and also minimizes spring deflection on rebound unloading.
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