Today on our 2003 Saturn Vue were going to be installing the Curt hitch part number C12291. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is 2-1/2 inches, from the top of the receiver tuber to the ground is 13-1/2 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a drawbar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. Now, lets go ahead with the installation. For this application theres no tie down bracket to be removed.
So we can start by cleaning out the existing weld nuts which are in the side of the frame and will be 4 of our attachment points. To clean out our weld nuts well use some spray lubricant and a nylon tube brush, part number 814092. Now, with our weld nuts cleaned out were going to move to our center attachment points. Well feed the block and 1/2 inch carriage bolt into the frame with our pull wire provided with our install kit. Now that we have all of our attachments point prepared were ready to go ahead and put our hitch in place.
Its a good idea to get an extra set of hands to help you hold the hitch while you install it. Well start with our new 12 millimeter bolts and conical tooth washers, with the teeth of the washer facing the hitch. Then well move to the center and install the 1/2 inch flange nuts on the1/2 inch carriage bolt. Once we have all of our hardware started we can go ahead and tighten it down. Now, with all our hardware tightened down well go ahead and torque to specifications as indicated in the instructions.
With all of our hardware torqued to specifications thatll complete the installation of our Curt hitch part number C12291 on our 2003 Saturn Vue.
All right. Today on this 2006 Saturn Vue, we're going to install Part Number 87572. This is from Hidden Hitch. Okay. First thing we're going to do is clean up the thread of holes, they're inside of the frame. Looking at the passenger side, you can see two threaded holes.
Today on our 2009 Saturn Vue, we'll be installing Curt Hitch, part number 13594. Now before we begin our installation, here's what your hitch will look like on the vehicle. We'll go ahead and give you a few measurements to help you in selecting accessories such as a drawbar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost part of the bumper is 4 inches and from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14-1/4 inches. Now, let's go ahead with our install. To begin our installation, we'll need to lower the exhaust by removing the three exhaust hangers.
Today on our 2007 Saturn Vue well be installing the Hidden Hitch, part number 87572. This is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Next well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is 4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14 inches. This will assist you when selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier.
Today on this 2009 Saturn Vue, we're going to install part number 75556 from Draw-Tite. Now, this is what the hitch looks like once installed on the vehicle. Next, we'll give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories such as the ball mount or bicycle, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 14 inches, and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 6-1/4 inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. The first step to install our hitch is to go ahead and lower the exhaust.
Today on this 2004 Saturn Vue we are going to install part number 13591 from Curt. We are looking at the passenger side of the frame. These are two threaded openings that we will use to attach the hitch on the vertical surface of the frame here. This is going to be identical on both sides of the vehicle. We will move to the bumper structure and we will show you the two openings here and here. Our next step is to inspect the threads on the frame of the vehicle itself. What we are going to do is spray it down with some lubricant. In this case we are going to use a tube cleaner about 1/ 2 inch diameter and just use that to clean out the threads with. The tube brush we are using is part number 814092. When you have it good and cleaned out, run your bolt in until you can get it started by hand and probably turn it with a wrench and it should be okay. 00:56