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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Ford Taurus - Hidden Hitch

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Ford Taurus Trailer Hitch



Installation of a Trailer Hitch on a 2012 Ford Taurus


Today on our 2012 Ford Taurus were gonna install part no. 90075 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when it is installed on car. Next we'll go ahead and give some measurements that help you out when selecting some accessories such as cargo carrier or a bicycle carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 4 inches and from the top of receiver opening down to the ground will be 10 3/4 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.First step is go ahead and lower the exhaust, spray down with some lubricant do this one first.

Now we'll go and lower the muffler by removing these 2 bolts from the hanger. Now we'll go ahead and remove our fasteners on these tabs from the bumper which we will reinstall when were done.Now were gonna drill up the holes in these spots right here. Were gonna drill 2 in bolt holes here and here.The next step is to go ahead and install some hardware. Were gonna install this plate and carriage bolt. Were gonna install using this access hole here and well pull it through up this hole here using the bolt leader that comes with the kit.

Were pushing through the hole we are going to use and out to the access hole. Take a block and insert to the bolt leader. Push it to the frame and then go ahead and insert the bolt. Pull it out the back here.Alright, thats it for the passenger side. We will repeat the same process over on the driver's side.At this point we can go ahead and install the hitch on the 2 fasteners that weve just installed.

And you definitely need an extra set of hands to help pull up in the air while you line up the bolts with the hitch. When you install the hardware make sure the teeth on the comforted washer point out towards the hitch.When you pull up the hitch you wanna make sure that you pull up the bumper cover out of the way as well.To make our attach here at the bumper structure well slide a handle nut inside and then run a hex bolt in the comforted washer into it. We got this one installed now we go on the other side and repeat the same process. With all our hardware in place we can go ahead and tighten them down. Then we go ahead and torque the bolt down as specified in the instructions.

Now we can go ahead and put our bumper cover fastener back in the place and then reinstall the exhaust. And with that, that will finish the install of part no. 90075 from Hidden Hitch on a 2012 Ford Taurus.



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