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no there is not... is it low enough where you can unhook the spare? are you in a area with winter climates?
have you cranked hard both ways?
I'm in the rust belt we replace these all the time for internal failure...we usually assume its from road salt...but that's not a issue in texas
and the hook is deep enough?
then the crane /lift mechanism is internally failed...the only way to repair is replacement
cut the cable or the saddle that mounts to the wheel hub..