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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch for the Honda Accord, 2007

Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch

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Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - Honda Accord, 2007

This fully welded, corrosion-resistant Honda Accord trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.


  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your Honda Accord
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Tested Tough - safety and reliability criteria exceed industry standards
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • includes all hardware needed for installation
    • Complete installation instructions are included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Drawbar sold separately - pin and clip included


  • Receiver opening: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"
  • Rating: Class I
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 2,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 200 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite's Tested Tough program provides testing standards far superior to those outlined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the go-to source for engineering professionals.

Each Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver undergoes extensive fatigue testing and static testing with the ball mount that is either supplied or recommended for use with that particular hitch, thus ensuring results that are applicable to real life use. Fatigue testing is also conducted on hitches rated for use with weight-distribution systems.

In addition, Draw-Tite performs static testing on a simulated automobile, as opposed to the rigid fixture used for SAE testing, resulting in a more true-to-life scenario. Technical Support

At we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.

24787 Draw-Tite Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Sportframe

Video of Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"

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Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Honda Accord

Today we are going to be installing hitch part number 24787 from Draw-Tite on a 2006 Honda Accord. This installation will also apply to Hidden Hitch part number 60953. We are underneath the vehicle. The first thing we want to do to gain access to the frame rail is to go ahead and lower the exhaust down from the passengers side frame rail. There are actually two hangers that we are going to need to remove to lower the exhaust down. The one here on the outboard side, about midway up the muffler here, that is going to need to be pried off. And I definitely recommend to spray it down with some form of spray lubricant, like a WD-40. It makes the removal a lot easier. And the second exhaust hanger that we are going to need to lower is a little bit forward here of the muffler, right dead center of the car.

Before I remove the second exhaust hanger, I am going to go ahead and use a basic tow strap to support the exhaust tube, so that when I remove the second hanger the exhaust does not fall down and damage the exhaust system. OK, with the exhaust lowered, I am going to go ahead and point out the mounting locations for the trailer hitch. The center mounting location will be to the tow loop here that is mounted on the bottom of the trunk well. And you can see on the drivers side frame rail we have got two existing holes we are going to be using the rearmost hole as our attaching point on the frame rail. And we are going to have the same thing here on the passengers side.

In order to get the hardware into the frame, we are going to be using the fish wire that is provided in the installation kit. We are going to take the 7/16 block, which you can see has a few notches cut out in it, and the 7/16 carriage bolt, as well. These are going to up into this hole, and then we are going to pull it back down into place. To do that, we just want to go ahead and feed the fish wire into the block and then wrap the threads of the carriage bolt with the fish wire and feed it up into the hole, followed by the block. And we want to put the notches in first that is going to allow it to go into the frame a little bit easier. And then we just pull it back down into position. And we are going to do that on the passengers side location, as well. And with those two fasteners in place, we can go ahead and put our hitch up into position. I am actually going to attach it to the center tow hook first. We are going to put the 1/2-inch carriage bolt in through.

We are going to take the flat block and place it on the other side. We will come over to the bottom of the frame and go ahead and lift the arm up into position. And again, we are just going to attach this tie with the 7/16 conical-tooth washer and the 7/16 nut. Now that we have got all of the hardware into position, we can go ahead and torque all of our bolts down. We are going to start by torquing the ones at the bottom of the frame on each side first, and then we will come back and torque the one for the center tow hook attaching point last. You want to check with your directions to verify the appropriate torque rating for each individual bolt. And with all of our bolts torqued down, we want to make sure we put our exhaust back up on its hangers, and our installation will be complete. This will conclude the installation of hitch part number 24787 from Draw-Tite on a 2006 Honda Accord.

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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 24787

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (70 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.

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by: Adam02/22/2013

First let me say I was very satisfied with ETrailer's service. It was easy to purchase, I watched their video, easy to install, and I received the product in just a couple of days. I'm very pleased with the service and I will be purchasing more products from them. As far as the DrawTite product - I'm very disappointed. I didn't notice a problem with the hitch until it was installed. Once installed, I could see that the square sleeve that comes off brace was not welded at a perfect 90 degree angle. Its at least 5 degrees off, which mean when I slide my hitch mounted bike rack (the reason I bought the hitch) in the sleeve, it doesn't stand straight up at a 90 degree angle, it leans to the left considerably. I am very, very, disappointed with the DrawTite product and will not be buying another DrawTite product. 67487

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by: Kramer06/17/2014

Great design and fit for my 2007 Honda Accord 4 cylinder. eTrailer videos were especially helpful regarding how to lower the exhaust. As instructed, I sprayed both hangers with WD40 and the lower hanger came right off, using a pair of channelock pliers. The upper hanger was a bit more difficult, requiring a pry bar and block of wood (place the block of wood behind the hanger for the pry bar to rest on). I was a little nervous about removing the exhaust hangers, but it wasn't so bad. Other than that, it was a piece of cake. The included "bolt leaders" are an ingenious design, which helps to prevent you from losing a bolt up in the car frame. Total installation time was approximately 1 hour, including time to lower the exhaust. My 9 year old was nearby to hand me bolts, nuts, and washers when I needed them, but otherwise I was able to install the hitch by myself. eTrailer service and shipment was very efficient and I strongly recommend them. The only mild complaint is that eTrailer attached a sticker to the hitch -- I'm a bit picky about things like that, but I was able to remove the eTrailer sticker, as well as the Draw-Tite stickers for a cleaner look. 136110

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by: Mike G07/24/2012

I purchased the Thule TH9025 4-bike carrier and it is very high quality. I wanted anti-sway, a way to lock the carrier so it couldn't be stolen, as well as the bike lock and this had it all plus lifetime warranty. Also includes adapter to go from default 1-1/4" to 2" square receiver. Works great on my 2012 Sienna which has a Class III (2") hitch. I also purchased the Draw-Tite 24787 hitch receiver which was installed on my 06 Accord and worked out very well (easy install) and handles the 4-bike carrier very nicely. E-trailer was great to do business with and provided very fast shipping. Will definitely be a repeat customer with e-trailer. 49224

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by: Jason07/28/2011

Installation instructions are a little light for a V6 Accord. It also references an illustration that doesn't seem to appear on the sheet. The only difference between a standard and V6 is the heat shield and an extra muffler, so it shouldn't be too hard to install. I do like that they have installation videos on the site (though none for V6 models). The instructions say "Hitch should only be used in the RISE position" with no further description, simple enough to search, but would have been nice for them to provide a picture or say that the rise position is basically where the hitch ball attachment angles upward and the ball sits on top of that... the hitch ball mount is intuitively used in the drop or angled downward position most of the time. Rise postion: _0_ __/ Drop position: __ \_0_ Shipping was super fast, however, the hitch did come with a few scratches and scrapes through the powder coat down to the metal. Hoping these small scratches don't affect long term rusting. 20414

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by: Benny D02/09/2012

I recently ordered the Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver and I couldn't be happier. The description of the parts on their website were spot on and what you see in the picture is exactly what you get (which is not always the case with every retail website). I also ordered the plug-in wiring kit made for my 2005 Accord, and a draw bar. The quality of each item is very good and the installation was easy. The only frustrating part was removing the muffler from the mounts. (Follow the directions on etrailer's web video and use lots of WD-40!!). Once the muffler is out of the way the rest is a breeze. I would say an average do-it-yourselfer can have the receiver installed and wired in about 45 minutes. 20 minutes of that time is spent removing the muffler. 20 for installing the receiver, and 5 for wiring the harness. The service was great. The packaging was excellent, and the shipping was fast. As a whole, everything exceeded my expectations. 31367

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by: Mark K.04/30/2015

Mostly expect to use this receiver to carry a bike rack on my 2007 Honda Accord. I had read comments by folks who'd done their own installation, which helped a great deal to inspire confidence in this purchase. This "shade tree" mechanic spent about two hours, including jacking up and down, placing stands, etc. doing the install -- by myself -- on my 4-cylinder model. Can't imagine how much more frustrating it would have been with another muffler (V6). Install kit was great, complete with clear instructions, parts and fish wire. Driver's side was good practice; passenger side was tedious, due to muffler proximity. Rubber muffler suspension/damping bushing was nearly impossible for me to budge, based on location, but I was able to get the parts in place and do the install without dropping the muffler. It's on, looks good and I'm excited about being able to transport my cycles. 189132

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by: Kaochi06/16/2011

This is the first time I installed a Trailer Hitch Receiver and I was nervous about drilling holes to the heat shield (needed for V6 exhaust). It took me a few hours to complete the installation. I just followed the instructions and watched the demo video. The reference dimension on the instruction is vague and just showing ball park locations. Do use the hitch receiver to mark the holes on the heat shields before removing for drilling. When mounting the final assembly, the given screws may seem too short at first. I had to tighten the nuts without using the washers first just to compress the heat shield so the nuts could catch the screw thread with the washers in between. Then remove the nuts and re-tighten with the washers was easy. The final assembly is a perfect fit. I am very happy with this item. E-trailer ships it super fast. Extra stars if I could. 17164

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by: Tim O.05/09/2014

High quality product. Great customer support and communication. Relatively easy install with the only complications coming from the vehicle design itself. Great company to do business with. 129726


Had the hitch for a year now and no problems or issues. The hitch will likely last longer than the car.

Tim O - 05/09/2015


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by: Rich05/12/2012

The positives: 1. eTrailer's ordering + delivery was very good. 2. Product works as expected. The downsides: 1. As mentioned in several other reviews, the exhaust muffler is REALLY hard to move. I could have fit this thing within 10 minutes if it wasn't for the exhaust, as it turned out it took hours. The instruction manual doesn't mention the exhaust and the video only mentions that it needs to be removed and my exhaust certainly didn't pop off like theirs did! It required an awful lot of pushing, pulling and lubricant to get it all sorted out. My hint is to get a long screwdriver as a leaver behind the rubber mount and use it as a lever and pushed against the exhaust the other way. Getting it back on was pretty hard too, but once it aligned it did just pop on. 40221

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by: Mike S.03/12/2013

I have a 2004 4cyl Accord. Getting the rear exhaust hanger off took me somewhere between 45 minutes and an hour. At first I tried to work it off by pushing from the drivers side like other reviewers mentioned, but I didn't get very far with that. I ended up pulling some of the passenger side bumper off so I could work a pry bar in from that side and that worked. Installing the hitch took maybe 10 minutes after that. And the exhaust hanger went back on without tools since it was all lubed up at that point. So far I have only used the hitch to pull a log splitter but it works great. 70176


The hitch was great while I had it. I used it to haul a number of things and never had any problems. I sold the car a couple months ago and they were happy to get the hitch on there.

comment by: Mike S - 03/17/2014


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by: Rod S.05/20/2012

Hitch arrived after 2 or 3 days. I installed on 2007 Accord (4 cylinder), as advertised NO DRILLING on 4 cylinder. Only difficulty at all was loosening the exhaust system. Lower came off by hand. Upper is easier with a 2 foot pry bar. Use WD 40 as shown in the video and just patiently work it loose with the bar behind the rubber connector and working against the frame. At first you might think it comes off the pin on the muffler but it actually comes off the pins on the frame. The video is a little unclear about that step. I told my buddy about my new hitch and he said he's used etrailer in the past with good results too. Now I still have to do the electrical but hoping that's just as easy. I would purchase from them again. 41048

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by: Dave Leddon08/31/2011

I purchased this hitch largely based on the outstanding information provided on the etrailer web site which insured that the product would not only match my 2005 Honda Accord but also would match the Thule bicycle rack that I wanted to use with it. My friends warned me that I would regret trying to install my own hitch but with the etrailer instructional videos and the supplied printed instructions I had no problems whatsoever. Plus, by buying both the hitch and rack together I got free shipping. And then there was the incredibly fast processing and shipment of my order. Four business days from the moment I submitted the order in Missouri until it showed up on my doorstep in California. Great work guys. 23231

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by: Scott K.06/17/2014

The product was delivered quickly, but one of the ends had pushed through the packaging. No damage was done but it made it a little more difficult to carry through the house. Installation was relatively easy, although we had to lower the exhaust on the 4-cylinder model to access the side rail. Also, there are 2 sizes of screws: smaller ones for the side rails and a larger one for the loop in the middle of the bumper. I initially tried to thread the wire-guide on the screw that was too large, so watch out for that. I haven't used it yet, but happy with the delivery and installation. 135919

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by: Paul Davis10/18/2012

The entire experience with etrailer was fantastic! The installation videos were great. This company knows how to communicate. From ordering to shipping to delivery, they communicated with me via email at every step. They sent the correct products, they were good quality and packaged well. I installed the hitch and trailer wiring harness in about 90 minutes. The only difficult part was, as others have said, removing the Honda exhaust hanger. (Try pushing it off from the driver's side instead of pulling it - that worked for me.) If you are on the fence about where to buy - get it here. 57518

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by: Dave06/14/2011

I think the mounting method described in the instructions for this hitch are incorrect for V6 engined models. The instructions call for the the heat shield to be bolted between the hitch and the frame rail. The heat shield is a thin piece of corrugated material and can interfere with getting a clean/tight install. It also will rub against the hitch (defeating the point of a heat shield). A better install method is to put larger holes in the heat shield so it can be bolted up after the hitch is mounted directly to the frame rails. Other than that the hitch works great. 16962

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by: Adam S.06/14/2011

Hitch was simple to install. On an 06 Honda Accord 4Dr the heat shields you are instructed to unbolt are actually welded to the muffler. just pull off the muffler hanger donut and there is enough room to fish the frame bolts in. It's a little tight at this point getting the muffler side bolt started but seems better than drilling holes! I've used these types of hitches on Honda's for years without issue. This one is even better, prior years (2000 accord) require drilling holes in pan for spare tire. 16938

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by: Lawrence11/02/2011

The video is all you really need to install this baby. The only problem I had was removing the rubber exhaust holder on the passenger side of the car (2007 Honda Accord). That itself took about an hour (and several bruises on my arms, lol). Once I got the exhaust out of the way, it took me less than 15 minutes to bolt on and torque everything down. I used some Loc-Tite on the threads cause I don't anticipate removing the hitch anytime soon. I couldn't believe how simple this was. Thanks eTrailer! 26457

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by: Peter Frey09/27/2012

The trailer hitch I ordered for my 2004 Honda Accord arrived a few days after I ordered it. Everything was in order. I had a local auto body shop install the unit on my car. Because I have a 6 cylinder Accord, the exhaust mufflers had to be lowered and the heat shields removed and drilled before the unit could be bolted in place. This took the mechanic a little over an hour in labor. The installed hitch works exactly as expected. 55918

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by: Ben S11/25/2011

After you painfully pry off the rubber exhaust bracket the rest of the installation is a breeze, even in the garage lying under the car. I recommend a lot of WD40 and a 1-foot piece of a broomstick that you wedge in from the rear end as lever to loosen the bracket. The video also has a much better suggestion to put the bolts in place than the paper instructions that come with the hitch. (2007 4-cylinder) 27368

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by: R. Wilson10/06/2012

Excellent customer service!!! Our order was shipped the same day and arrived 3 day later. It was given Priority Mail status at no extra charge to us. My husband just finished putting it on our 2005 V6Honda. He likes the hitch. Putting it on was not an easy installation as there were 2 mufflers to deal with. We are hooking it up today and going for a bike ride so it was worth his extra effort to me! 56567

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by: John B.11/16/2011

Great hitch for a decent price. Fit great, and not too difficult to install. Worst part was getting the muffler hanger loose so I could get access to mount one side of hitch. We bought an old pickup truck bed/ trailer conversion instead of buying an old pickup truck. Trailer and hitch were a lot more affordable than a truck would have been, and a lot less maintenance. 27048

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by: A. Erikson07/10/2012

Ordered this trailer hitch by phone, the people at ETrailer are extremely helpful ! The follow up with this company is amazing!! I cannot say enough! I wish all companies were run like this one. Yes every thing was ordered , shipped on the same day it was ordered!! Great communication between the customer and ETrailer!! Thanks will alway's refer you to my friends. 47373

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by: Karl D.03/02/2011

Usually deals like this are a huge letdown... Takes forever to ship, parts missing, product doesn't fit etc. None of that with etrailer!!! Product shipped in two(!!) days, fit my 2006 Accord coupe like a champ and best of all I installed it myself during my lunch hour at work. That's right! Less than 40 minutes to install. I couldn't be happier!! 8250

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by: Bruce Magnuson08/28/2011

Let me start by saying this was perhaps the best service I've ever seen. Outside of one small washer being the wrong inside diameter, this was a flawless transaction. The website was easy to use, informative and the product installed perfectly in little time. Thanks for the help, I'll recommend your products and service to everyone I meet. 22969

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by: Neal S04/14/2012

Installation notes: 1. For the front exhaust hanger, note from the video that he pulls the hanger to the side and not front to back. He takes it off the two pegs. This is shown quickly and it is easy to miss. 2. There is not much space above the exhaust and in the video he uses an angle. I also used a short socket and not a deep one. 37199

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by: Big Poppa Pump03/21/2012

Incredibly fast delivery. Product fits nice and accepts my receiver Thule bike rack perfect. Install went smooth but what a pain in the butt without a lift and extra set of hands. The 6cyl models require the removal of heat shields to drill one hole per side then reinstall. All in all everything went well, took about hour or so. 34704

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by: Jeremy05/31/2012

Package arrived before estimated time. Excellent directions online and in package. Only took me 30 min to install. Great product. 42216

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by: George B.06/15/2012

Your product is perfect for what I was needing. It fits great and was easy to install. Deliver was excellent. Thanks for not only selling me something, but also for actually delivering exactly what I needed. Great job of good products and good service. Wish Direct TV, ATT, Sears, and many others were more like you guys. 44276

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by: Marie08/09/2012

Purchased the Draw Tie Sportframe Hitch to attach to my 07 Accord. It was easy to install after watching the video. i did have dual exhaust, but the procedure was almost identical on both sides. Slightly longer bolts would have been a little easier to manipulate, but otherwise I highly recommend this product. 51060

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by: Bryon S03/18/2011

Product is "as described". Hitch arrrived in perfect condition. All other parts order were pack in a separate box and stowed perfectly in the hitch's box. Instructions, hardware were attached to the hitch, now if it stops raining, I'll be able to install the hitch! Thanks again for making it simple 9789

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by: John H07/30/2012

This hitch was recommended on the forums. The installation video was very helpful in making my decision to get this hitch. Installation wasn't terribly hard but a second set of hands would have made it very simple. Feels extremely solid on the car. It's exactly what I wanted. 49883

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by: Rene Montanez02/11/2012

Order came in on scheduled, was exactly what I asked for. The instruction on installation are so well drawn out a child can install this. Video on installation a "Big Plus" for those who don't want to read. And the price was awlsome, smokes "U-Haul" and I saved $80.00 in the process. 31477

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by: Bret S.04/04/2011

Everything went on very smoothly and as advertised. The only issue that I found was that I had to bend the rectangular piece of metal that attached close to the tongue of the hitch so that it wouldn't punch a hole in my spare tire well. Excellent hitch, exactly what we needed. 11091

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by: Megan Davis08/30/2011

I LOVE my new hitch and bike rack!! The person who installed the hitch for me said it was pretty simple and the bike rack is so easy to use! It came in like 2 days too, and the shipping was free!!! My parents and my boss liked the bike rack so much, they both ordered one too! 23164

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by: Michael L07/18/2012

Took less than 30 minutes to install. I read the reviews about people having a hard time getting brackets off. I used Liquid Wrench and long screw driver on one closet to muffler and it came off easily. Saved myself $70 over having local hitch shop in town doing it. 48369

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by: Ant K07/16/2012

I am an IT guy, not a mechanic and this was one of the easiest jobs to do on my car:) It took me under an hour to fit the hitch and to connect the wiring. Everything is made to fit perfectly. No drilling of holes, just tightening of bolts. Fantastic product. 48109

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by: Terry M04/09/2012

Easy to install. The muffler 2 rubber clamps a little difficult as expected. I used a ratcheting cargo strap to get them off which made it quite easy. The clamps pushed back in easy. I used it to tow my motorcycle on a trailer about 200 miles with no problems. 36691

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by: Scott H03/22/2012

This hitch exceeded my expectations. It arrived on time, and I was able to install this product in around 1-1.5 hours. It went in just like the video that was on the webpage of the product. This product was very well designed for installing. 34838

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by: Lesia violette10/03/2011

I have not installed the item yet - everything arrived in the shipping & appears to be in good condition. I am impressed with the quick email for review on the item ordered. So far, I am pleased with the product & overall process to get it. 25027

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by: Frank05/03/2012

The product is good but the thing I am most impressed with is etrailer's service. Prompt shipment, free upgraded shipment and really good communication. I wish all companies had etrailer's customer focus! Thanks! 39315

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by: Gregg04/16/2012

This is a great hitch. Installation was simple (after I figured out how to drop the muffler.. the secret was a using screw driver behind the rubber mount above the muffler) Will definitely buy this brand again. 37439

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by: Reese B.05/07/2012

I installed the hitch in about 30 minutes even without lifting the car. I trailered a boat on an initial 200 mile trip with not problems using the hitch . The how-to videos on the etrailer website are excellent. 39625

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by: Steve C08/03/2011


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by: Alan V.04/06/2012

Order was shipped the same day and arrived right on schedule. Hitch and wiring harness look great. I highly recommend purchasing your hitch from etrailer! Would definately order from them again. 36299

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by: Michael B.08/16/2012

The installation was fairly easy. The written instructions on wiring are not very helpful but fortunately the online videos cover everything well enough. All in all, I'm very satisfied. 51939

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by: John P.09/11/2012

Installed in under 1/2 hour. 2 holes to drill thru tin heat shields on my V6 were no big deal. Came with nifty fish lines to pull the bolts thru the frame. Very satisfied. 54225

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by: Ozzy G.04/11/2011

Excellent! Great product at a reasonable price. Easy to install instructions and installation kit inside the package makes everything very simple. Again, EXCELLENT! 11468

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by: frank grimaldi03/04/2011

This is the second trailer purchase from your company and there will be many more . I am very pleased with the way they are custome fitted for my cars. 8409

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by: Justin B.01/02/2015

My Accord has dual exhaust so a tad bit of drilling was required through the heat shields, but fairly simple since that wasn't too extensive. 167545

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by: Emmett01/10/2011

2007 Trailer Hitch Product was exactly as described. Delivered in two days. Very good packaging. Installed exactly as instructions said. 5307

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  • Yes, as long as you have a hitch installed on your 2006 Honda Accord you would be able to install a Thule Doubletrack Platform-Style 2 Bike Carrier # TH990XT. I attached a video of this rack being installed and reviewed on a similar Honda Accord as yours for you to check out. If you do not have a hitch installed on your vehicle already I would recommend you get a Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 24787. I attached an installation video for this product also.
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  • When considering a bike rack for a given vehicle, you will need to be sure to choose a rack that has a shank long enough to clear the rear bumper of the vehicle. I've linked you to an FAQ article that shows how to measure this. Any of the Thule racks you mention would be compatible with the Draw-Tite # 24787 and would provide enough clearance between the vehicle and the rack, since their shanks are all plenty long enough to clear the approximately 4 inch distance between the hitch pin...
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  • Trailer Hitch for Carrying a Bike Rack on a 2005 Honda Accord Coupe
  • For your 2005 Honda Accord, I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, # 24787. This is a Class I, 1-1/4 inch receiver opening hitch with 2,000 pounds of gross trailer weight capacity, and between 200 and 300 pounds of tongue weight capacity. All of the hitches available for your vehicle are Class I, 1-1/4 inch hitches. This limits the bike racks you can attach to those that will fit in a Class I, 1-1/4 inch receiver hitch. I have included a link to the instructions for the Draw-Tite hitch...
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  • Normally with a rear spoiler it is considered a no-fit in terms of a trunk mount bike rack. But if the spoiler is very short and narrow then there is a good chance the KingJoe Pro # Y02624 can be installed over it. but if any part of the bike rack touches the spoiler the rack should not be used. Another option is to install Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 24787 and use a trunk mount bike rack that is compatible with a Class I hitch like the Swagman Titan, # S63400. I have included some videos...
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  • Yes, you can use trailer hitch # 60953 on your 2004 Honda Accord coupe. But since you are going to use the hitch for a bike rack I recommend the sister hitch, Draw-Tite # 24787. Essentially it is the same hitch but the Draw-Tite models does not include a ball mount, pin and clip. It is just the hitch. Since you are not towing you will not need the ball mount and can save some money going with the Draw-Tite hitch. I have linked a video showing an installation of this hitch for you. The...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2003 Honda Accord EX 4-Door Sedan for Use with Out-Sider ASL-250 Lift
  • All of the hitch receivers offered for your 2003 Honda Accord are the 1-1/4-inch size and rated as Class I hitches. Class I hitches are considered suitable for light-duty use, such as with bike racks, small cargo baskets and for light towing applications. The 142-lb Out-Sider ASL-250 Platform Lift is intended for use with 2-inch Class II or Class III receivers and so is not compatible with the 200-lb-rated Class I hitches available for your Accord. The limiting factor here is really...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for Carrying a Beach Cruiser on a 2006 Honda Accord SE
  • We have several bike rack options that will allow you to carry your beach cruiser on your 2006 Honda Accord. Beach Cruisers are typically larger and heavier bikes from a standard adult road bike so my recommendation for you would be to use a hitch mounted bike rack like the Kuat Beta Bike Rack, # B202-114. This bike rack has a weight capacity of 80 lbs and has many useful features such as anti-sway cradles, anti-wobble shank and a tilting design allowing easy access to the trunk of your...
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  • How to Carry 4 Bikes on a 2007 Honda Accord 4-Door Sedan
  • There is a way to carry 4 bikes on your 2007 Honda Accord, but all of the trailer hitches that are available for the 2007 Honda Accord are Class I trailer hitches. A Class I trailer hitch requires a bike rack that is compatible with a Class I hitch and is limited to only carrying 2 bikes. The reason for this is because more than 2 bikes puts too much weight too far from the hitch. This produces extra torque that a Class I trailer hitch is not designed to handle. This extra stress can damage...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow a Trailer with a 2005 Honda Accord and Draw-Tite Hitch 24787
  • The 2005 Honda Accord would not come standard with a trailer wiring harness. In addition to the 24787 hitch, you will need a few more items to complete the towing setup. First, you will need a ball mount. Ball mounts are inserted and pinned into the hitch and provide the platform for the hitch ball. The proper ball mount for your 2005 Honda Accord with the hitch you were looking at is part # 3592. Check the trailer you will be towing and find out what ball size you need. Make sure the...
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  • Class I Trailer Hitch Mount Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2009 Toyota Matrix
  • The reason your hitch on your 2009 Toyota Matrix has a dimple is because all Class I hitches feature this dimple. And your Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4 inch, part # 24812, is a Class I hitch. The reason your bike rack shank does not have a dimple in it is because it is a Class II hitch accessory and is designed to only be used on Class II hitches. The dimple is a safety feature that is installed onto Class I hitches to prevent Class II accessories...
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  • Necessary and Safe to Drill Through Heat Shield to Install Draw Tite Hitch on 2004 Honda Accord V6
  • For the installation of Draw-Tite Class I Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # 24787, on your 2004 Honda Accord V6 Hitch, you will need to drill through the heat shield to install it correctly. Drilling through the heat shield where it mounts to the frame rail will not weaken its effectiveness as the metal from the frame rail is still behind the hole and the hole being drilled will have a bolt through it going into the frame rail. The heat shield on the vehicle is designed to dissipate and...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2007 Honda Accord EX V6 4-Door Sedan
  • According to Thule, the Raceway 2 Trunk Mount Bike Rack, # TH9001PRO, will fit your 2007 Honda Accord 4-door. I have included a link to the installation details and a link to a video review of the Raceway bike racks. If you will be carrying any bikes that do not have a top frame bar that goes straight across from handle bars to seat post, I recommend the Bike Adapter Bar, # TH982XT, in order to carry the bikes more level. I have included a link to a video review of the adapter for you to...
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  • Troubleshooting the Installation of Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 24787 on a 2005 Honda Accord
  • My guess is the carriage bolt is not fully seated into the block washer in the frame rail. You will notice that the carriage bolt is square just under the head of the bolt. That square should line up with the square hole in the block washer to hold the bolt in place. Once you have the bolt in place there should be enough thread to at least start threading the nut onto the bolt. Be sure you are using the rear most holes in the frame rails for installation. Once you have the bolt and washer...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendations for 2006 Honda Accord Sedan
  • Deciding how to carry bikes on a 2006 Honda Accord is tricky because your vehicle has a 2 bike limit when using a hitch-mount bike rack, however you can carry 3 bikes if you use a trunk mount bike rack. If carrying 3 bikes is a priority, for a 3 bike trunk-mount carrier I recommend the Thule Raceway 3 # TH9002PRO. This is my favorite bike rack because of the retractable cables and hooks that you use to anchor your bike rack to your vehicle. These cables will not fatigue like straps and...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2005 Honda Accord Hybrid
  • I would recommend the Draw-Tite Class I Hitch, part # 24787. This hitch is our best selling model for your vehicle. The hitch has a towing capacity of 2000 lbs and a tongue weight capacity of 200 lbs. This means that any trailer cannot weigh more than 2000 lbs and cannot exert more than 200 lbs of downward force on the receiver. To wire your Accord for the trailer lights, we offer the T-1 Vehicle Wiring Harness, part # 118302. You do not mention if you currently have a bike rack,...
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  • Why Does The Ball Mount Not Slide All The Way In My Draw-Tite Class I 1-1/4 Inch Hitch # 24787
  • The Draw-Tite Class I 1-1/4 Inch Hitch, part # 24787, is a Class I hitch. All of the hitches available for your 2007 Honda Accord are Class I hitches. The Class I hitch has a 2,000 lbs. towing capacity and a 200 lbs. tongue weight capacity. Sounds like the ball mount you are using is a Class II ball mount. The Class II ball mount is rated for 3,500 lbs. towing capacity and 350 lbs. tongue weight. It is designed to NOT fit a Class I hitch to keep somebody from overloading the Class I...
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  • Recommended Solution for Carrying Four Bikes on 2005 Honda Accord V6 Hybrid
  • For your 2005 Accord Hybrid, I would recommend the Draw-Tite Class I receiver part # 24787. The hitch is indeed compatible with Hybrid models, and V6 models will require drilling in the heat shields. As you can see by the instructions and installation video I have linked you to, installation is pretty straightforward. Due to the limited (200 lb) tongue weight capacity of a Class I receiver, the hitch and bike rack manufacturers both agree that any bike rack used in a Class I hitch should...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch And Bike Carrier For 2006 Honda Accord Sedan
  • Since a Class l hitch is all that we have available for your Accord, you are limited to carrying 2 bikes only in a hitch-mounted carrier. This is not just the weight but also the leverage that exists when you have any carriers installed in the hitch. A Class l hitch limits you to carrying 2 bikes. The Trailer hitch I recommend for your Accord is the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, part # 24787. This is a Class l hitch and has a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening. I have attached a link to an installation...
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  • Hitch Installation and Compatability On a 09 Honda Accord Sedan
  • The Draw-Tite Class I Trailer Hitch, item # 24787, is not designed for use on the 2009 Honda Accord Sedan. This hitch is designed for Honda Accord Models 2003 - 2007. Installation of the Draw-Tite Class I Trailer Hitch, item # 24899, on the 2009 Honda Accord does not require drilling holes but may require trimming the heat shields (see instructions link). Some items you may need to complete your towing set-up are listed below. Drawbar # 3593 Hitch Ball # 19256 or # 19258 Pin...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2003 Honda Accord Sedan
  • We are at the mercy of what vehicles customers bring to us which is why you do not see pictures or a video of the Thule Passage # TH910XT on a 2003 Honda Accord sedan. We just haven't had one in for test fits. I can tell you though that if stability is the main issue, I do not recommend a trunk mount bike rack. But if you were to use one, the best option is going to be the Raceway, # TH9001PRO. I own this rack myself and it is the most stable of any of the trunk mount bike racks we carry....
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2003 Honda Accord with a Factory Body Kit
  • I spoke with my contact at Draw-Tite and he informed me that they do not have any fit information for the 2003 Honda Accords with body kits. The best solution he could recommend for you is to check out the installation instructions for this product and compare them to your vehicle to see if you think it would work. I attached installation instructions and a installation video for this product for you to check out also. You may be interested in the following products to complete your...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2007 Honda Accord to Carry a Bike Rack
  • 2 inch hitches are reserved for larger vehicles with higher towing capacities like SUV's and trucks. 1-1/4 inch hitches are used on smaller vehicles like cars such as your 2007 Honda Accord. For more information on hitch sizes and classifications check out the link I attached. The only hitch options that are available for you 2007 Honda Accord are 1-1/4 inch hitches. The best recommendation I can make for you would be the Draw Tite hitch part # 24787. This is a great hitch that will...
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  • Will Brophy Rising Hitch Adapter Clear Rear Bumper on 2013 Honda Accord
  • On adapter # HT5R it measures 3-1/2 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the upright that supports the 2 inch receiver. For Curt hitch # C11681 for the 2013 Honda Accord it should measure about 2-1/2 inches to clear the rear bumper so the adapter would work. However, the use of an adapter reduces the tongue weight capacity of the hitch by 50 percent and it also puts additional stress on the hitch. That would mean instead of 200 pounds the tongue weight capacity...
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  • Concerns About Hitch Installed on 2007 Honda Accord by Trailer Rental Place
  • It sounds like they must have installed the Curt # C11290 on your Accord. I don't blame you for not wanting to mess with the strap, but using it is necessary to preserve your warranty coverage. If they used a silicone sealant around the holes drilled in your trunk pan, as stated in the instructions, you shouldn't have any worries about fumes entering the vehicle. I'd have rather seen you go with something like the Draw-Tite Class I, part # 24787, which attaches to the tow hook and...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2004 Honda Accord Sedan
  • For your 2004 Honda Accord there are only Class I hitches like the Draw Tite Hitch part # 24787 available. Class III hitches are usually only made for larger vehicles with higher capacities like trucks and SUVs. The # 24787 has a 200 lb tongue weight capacity, so although it has a 1-1/4 inch hitch opening it would technically have enough capacity to carry your setup. Most likely you would need to go with a small trailer like the part # UWT1 though.
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  • Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2006 Honda Accord
  • For your 2006 Honda Accord there are only 1-1/4 inch hitches available like you noticed. For a hitch you would want the Draw Tite hitch part # 24787. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. 2 inch hitches are only used on larger vehicles that can have higher towing capacities like SUVs and trucks. This hitch will do well to carry a bike rack though. If you need a bike rack I would recommend the Swagman XTC2 part # S64670. This is a very popular bike rack that we carry...
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  • Does Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Need Stabilizing Straps for a Bike Rack on a 2006 Honda Accord Coupe
  • The Draw-Tite trailer hitch, # 24787, for your 2006 Honda Accord Coupe, does not require additional straps when using a non-trailer load such as a bike rack, but it is not a bad idea to add them for extra support and stabilization. You can use something as simple as a Bungee Cord, like # 3031DAT. With a Class I trailer hitch like # 24787, you must choose the bike rack very carefully as the hitch only has a 200 pound tongue weight capacity. I recommend a light weight 2 bike rack like...
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Weight Carrying Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
2,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
200 lbs.

Weight Distribution Capacity
Hitch does not allow
use of weight distribution

Trailer Hitch Installation Instructions 24787 Installation instructions 24787 Installation Instructions
No drilling required

Tech Tip
No drilling required for installation , Exhaust must be temporarily lowered for installation , Heat shields require a hole to be drilled on V6 models

Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Recommended Wiring:
wiring 118436

Recommended Ball Mount:
Draw-Tite recommends:
Draw-Tite 3592

1-7/8" hitch ball - 19256

2" hitch ball - 19258

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