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etrailer Rubber Hitch Cover for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitches - Qty 1

etrailer Rubber Hitch Cover for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitches - Qty 1

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This black rubber hitch cover protects your receiver from dirt and debris when your hitch is not in use. No pins or clips needed. 1-800-940-8924 to order etrailer hitch covers part number 22281 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for etrailer Rubber Hitch Cover for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitches - Qty 1. Hitch Covers reviews from real customers.
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This black rubber hitch cover protects your receiver from dirt and debris when your hitch is not in use. No pins or clips needed.


Features:

  • Hitch cover protects your receiver from dirt and debris
  • Cover is pushed into the receiver opening - no pins or clips needed to hold in place
  • Durable, rubber construction


Specs:

  • Application: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" trailer hitch receivers
  • Quantity: 1


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Video of etrailer Rubber Hitch Cover for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitches - Qty 1

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Video Transcript for etrailer Hitch Covers - Misc Covers - 22281 Review

Today, we're going to take a look at the etrailer.com rubber hitch cover for 1 1/4" trailer hitches. This is for a quantity of 1. Now, this hitch cover will protect your receiver from any dirt and debris. It is a nice, durable rubber construction. It's going to have the etrailer.com logo in raised lettering, right here on the front face. Now, this cover is designed to be pushed into the receiver opening.

There's no pins or clips needed to hold it in place, because it's a nice, durable rubber construction. When you push it in, it'll fit nice and snug and it will not vibrate out. Again, the application on this is for 1 1/4" X 1 1/4" trailer hitch receivers and again, this is for a quantity of 1. What I want to do is give you the measurement, overall. This is a square design, so I'm going to give you the overall measurement, just to let you know how big it is. It's going to be right at about 2" X about 2" and the one I'm going to show you is ...

I got example of here's what a 1 1/4" hitch receiver would look like on the back of your vehicle, so instead of just leaving it like that, you can actually take this nice plug, push it again, nice and snug in, and you can see that it'll give you a nice, clean look at the back of your vehicle, plus seal that around there, so nothing'll get inside your hitch receiver opening. That should do it for the review on the etrailer.com rubber hitch cover, for 1 1/4" trailer hitches, quantity of 1.

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Customer Reviews

etrailer Rubber Hitch Cover for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitches - Qty 1 - 22281

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (797 Customer Reviews)

This black rubber hitch cover protects your receiver from dirt and debris when your hitch is not in use. No pins or clips needed.

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It's a rubber receiver cover, it says etrailer. Well made, stays in the receiver. We shall see how well it does over the winter.

Sheldon

7/10/2023

Cover still works well a year later. Strangely I haven’t lost it yet.



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I received this trailer Hitch and was really Surprised how Professionally manufactured it looked for the price. I have never installed a trailer hitch before but it was really easy and only took me about 30 minutes, the trick was to use a floor jack if you plan to install it by yourself like I did.
I will definitely use etrailer in the future.



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Received the product today and it's awesome! Very well made and it will look great and protect my investment i.e trailer hitch . Love this company!

Ted

1/10/2024

Nothing has changed in a years time. Awesome product and company.Other products from other companies are cheaply made and dry out over time but not this one.



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We wanted covers on both the hitches we got from etrailer.com. this one is for a hitch weve had for a few years back for my 03 Honda civic SI. Hitch is still working great and now we have this cool cover.



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Excellent product. Fit perfectly. But was very challenging installing. Unlike the many videos showing otherwise. Took me about three hours. But I did it by myself. Looks awesome. Can't wait to do some recreational towing..

Charles

10/23/2023

No problems or issues with the hitch. Ive used it just once on a lighweight trailer to the dump.Very solid hitch at a good price.



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My order arrived quickly and damage free! Looks great! Half the price that the dealership wanted for installing a hitch. I ordered the rubber hitch cover to protect the hitch from dirt and debris.
Very happy with my purchase.

Warren M.

7/15/2022

After installing the hitch to my car it’s just like new it’s holding up well. Totally satisfied with this purchase! Highly recommend!



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The rubber hitch cover look good and are reasonable in terms of pricing. I am pleased with the company, they keep you up to date on the shipping process and location until it is delivered to your home.

Rick

2/24/2023

it is still look like new, I am glad I found it on your website, it is a good investment.



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I rated poor because within the first month the rubber hitch cover was missing permanently!



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Really nice product, cover fits perfectly into the receiver.
Would have been a 5-star, but every time I take the cover off I feel like I am going to loose it. If there was a way to attach it when it is not inserted into the receiver it would have been Excellent.

Anthony

2/24/2023

Still working nicely, nice and firm fit into the receiver. Would still like a way to attach it.



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The rubber is starting to crack at the rubber strap where it locks on, but the plug itself still works well!



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Great clean look to finish off my tow h itch.



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Perfect fit!



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Simplistic look, durable, fits well. And I don't mind advertising etrailer.com because I had a great experience with my hitch purchase! Besides, the logo is subtle. The price is right, too!



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Very good service and I received the order in a reasonable time. The trailer hitch is a very easy to install and the trailer wiring harness also. Thank you and I will definitely be using your company again, 5 stars. Nelson B. Québec, Canada.



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I got it quick and it fit perfectly.

Joseph

10/14/2023

I still have it in there and its working just fine.

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Mike L.

11/5/2023

@Joseph Awesome, glad to hear your # 22281 etrailer hitch cover is working well for you!


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as advertised



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It's made of rubber and covers the hitch, like a boss. Five stars!

(At least I suppose it does. To be honest, there's been a bike rack plugged into my hitch for the past year.)



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Was not a snug fit, it fell out after the first use, and didn't find a need to replace it.



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My order was shipped (free shipping) the day after the order was placed. It was received on time and complete. I installed my hitch myself in less than 30 minutes and mounted my existing rack. I could not be more satisfied with the experience with etrailer and their overall service. Etrailer sets a new standard for customer service. I will gladly recommend them to my friends.



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Good looking product with the exception to the fit... I feel it's a bit loose and after awhile fall out.

John

8/30/2022

When in use, still does the job... hasnt fallen out yet.



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Not much to tell here, Etrailer as delivered as always 100% easy work finding my hitch, placing the order and checking out was a breeze and as Always despite the aprox day of delivery it Always makes in 2 day from the day I order.
I open the box this morning, the hitch is exactly as described, excellent quality, 1hr install and it's all good!
Thank you



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Solid construction. Thanks for the installation video. Did the installation at home.. straight forward, about 30 minutes. Very happy.



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Fits perfectly with my trailer hitch. It arrived wrapped with my hitch.



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The only problem with the hitch is that it sticks out 4” beyond the bumper.



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Easy to use and does the job.


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