Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 5000 lbs GTW
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  • 500 lbs TW
  • 7500 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 750 lbs WD TW
This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Curt. Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number 13245 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Curt Trailer Hitch - 13245

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.


Features:

  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Gloss black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Assembled in the USA


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 7,500 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 500 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 750 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


etrailer.com Technical Support

At etrailer.com 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.



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This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2008 - 2012 Jeep Liberty




Video of Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Jeep Liberty

Today on this 2012 Jeep Liberty well be installing the Kurt hitch part number 13245. Now here are a couple of measurements that will help assist you when selecting a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. The center of the hitch pin is even with the bumper, the top of the receiver tube is 19 inches from the ground. Now lets go ahead with the installation, what were gonna do first is to point out the attachment points on this particular vehicular we will need to remove this bolt that is the attachment for the rear suspension. This will become our forward most attachment point on the hitch. What were gonna do after locating the mounting points is to clean them out using a half inch nylon brush.

Well repeat that procedure for all of the mounting nuts. Now is a good time to get an extra set of hands to help us hold the hitch up as we install the fasteners, well go ahead and run all these bolts up finger tight where we removed the bolt on the forward most mount of this hitch. The brace will be between the hitch and the actual frame of the vehicle. Now with all the bolts finger tight well go ahead and tighten them down. Now with all the bolts tight well go ahead and torque the bolts to specification as indicated in the instructions and that completes our install of the Kurt hitch 13245 on our 2012 Jeep Liberty..


Customer Reviews

Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 13245

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (238 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.

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2008 Jeep Liberty

100% as advertised. Perfect match for application. 20-30 min tops to install. 203676


Comments

Love owning it. it works great no issues. thanks for asking

Eric H - 07/21/2016

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2012 Jeep Liberty

Well made product. Sticks out past the bumper a little more than I'd like but otherwise the quality is very good for the money. Installation can be problematic. The threaded holes for the bolts are all rusty, even on a 3 year old Liberty. Using a nylon brush per instructions was inadequate. I had to use a tap and die set to clean out the threads. What should have been a 30 minute install took 2 hours. 194387



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2016 Toyota Highlander

This year I've installed 4 hitches, 2012 Nissan Murano, 1999 Toyota Camry, 2016 Toyota Highlander and now, this review for the 2010 Jeep Liberty. Product fit was AWESOME. Carla hooked me up early in the week to pick out the correct shipping so I could have this installed by the weekend. Carla even looked at the bolt sizes so I could order the proper sized brushes. Great service at etrailer.... So the hitch is a PERFECT fit as I have come to expect after doing these. What I like about this install is that nothing was in the way AND Jeep accepted M12 bolts with standard 1.75 threads. Some other installs like the Murano I did require M12 with super fine threads. While this might be easy to do when the vehicle is new, after a while the only real issue I see with these installations is the RUST in the nuts. One reviewer said "save yourself time and pick-up a tap kit". I did, and I still had to be patient cutting the rust out of the threads. Awesome fit, awesome service, fast shipping. A no brainer installation and great choice. If there was no rust, this is a 20 minute install. 272199



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The hitch itself is very nice and have had no issues with it. However the bolts they sent with it we're not the correct thread for my vehicle. It came with coarse thread bolts and I needed fine thread bolts. Just an installation note. If you haven't had anything bolted to your frame where you're trying to vote this in , you might have to use a tap and clean out the threads. Luckily I had one available. 696063



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2010 Jeep Liberty

Great product, affordable, fairly easy install for someone inexperienced. Clear and easy to follow directions. 693970



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I am very happy with my purchase. Received the hitch quickly and it has worked very well for me. I have used it when pulling my 14 ft fishing boat as well as a smaller enclosed trailer. I believe it will handle anything very well - probably well more than I am attempt to haul with my vehicle (only because I am careful about not overloading to avoid any transmission harm - that's just me though!). I wouldn't hesitate to purchase this hitch from etrailer.com again. 691579



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great, easy to install, wife and i had it on in 10 min. after i got the tools out. thank for the right part. 680318



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Easy to install. Took 15 minutes!! Wanted to have it ready for the weekend and everything worked out. 661667



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Delivery was fast and it's an easy install. Perfect fit and have no issues. 659902



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Don’t have much to say about the hitch as I’ve only used it a couple of times for a bike rack. With that, it installed fairly easily once I did the prep work on my Jeep’s end. Like many of the other reviews, I had to use a tap and clean out all the factory holes. An 11 year old car from Indiana was bound to have some rust. Once those were clean the bolt on process was very straightforward. I’d recommend a second set of hands so you don’t have to do crazy body gymnastics and hold up the hitch with your knee and your chest while hand turning two bolts. Great hitch. No rust. Stoked to put it use more. 657770



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Works great. 657106



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Hitch came fast...good price ..would buy from them again 656033



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2005 Jeep Liberty

These guys have taken a page from Jimmy Johns sandwiches. Really fast delivery. I had expected a week or more. Think I received it in a few days. I haven't installed the hitch receiver yet but I am not worried. I didn't have any issues on my last one, recently sold 2005 Jeep Liberty. I am sure these guys can address any issues if I have any. Thanks, 639358



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Best investment ever. 634524



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Jeep

Great product fit my Jeep perfect and the service and delivery are great I order it threw regular mail and it got delivered in just two days. Thank you Regards 628227



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2011 Jeep Liberty

Works great, I use it to haul my dirt bike around. Looks good too, good shape and color. 614277



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2010 Jeep Liberty

Works great! Looks sweet! 598094



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I absolutely could not believe how fast you got it to me. Hitch appears to be top quality. 596386



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2008 Jeep Liberty

Great products at a Great Price! 595882



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2011 Jeep Liberty

Awesome product thank you 4 offering good business because good business is hard to find the product is serving good my son attached it to his Jeep Liberty and he is still using it so thank you so much for the product 595288



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Installation is super simple, but it sticks out way too far than needed behind the bumper. Gonna be a shin knocker for sure. 584436



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easy installation, perfect fit. Sticks out from the bumper a few inches, takes a little getting used to. 567310



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Paint had scuff marks on the tow bar from shipping. Thats why i gave a 3 star rating, overall it fit perfect and is a well made tow bar. The wiring was easy except running the hot wire to the battery which i routed the wire through the frame much as possible, bit it was still a pain in the butt. 565487



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2011 Jeep Liberty

It was a prompt delivery. It was easy to put on. The only thing that took the most time was to clean out the holes. The product is well made and sturdy. 560759



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Great quality hitch I love the paint feels very well made. 557593



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2010 Jeep Liberty

This is the second eTrailer/Curt hitch I have bought and I couldn't be more pleased. All parts and instructions were excellent, and the video was particularly helpful. 556237



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Suzuki Swift

Quick swift delivery... Haven't tried it on yet but happy otherwise. Two Thumbs up! 554082



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2008 Jeep Liberty

Nice hitch,fit perfectly, would have given five stars exept the wrong fasteners were sent.I received 12 mm fine thread,needed 12x1.75, hardware had them,it's all good. 552609


Comments

Great, use it all the time

Walt M - 08/11/2019

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Arrived sooner than expected good quality. The only problem was the bolts included were the wrong size one size larger than the welded in stock nuts. So i had to spend another 7.00 to purchase the correct ones locally. 549068



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2012 Jeep Liberty

I purchased a CURT trailer hitch for my 2012 Jeep Liberty. It fits as expected and looks good too. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is that the hardware included did not fit my vehicle. Although not an etrailer issue, I've discussed this with Etrailer CS and they are contacting CURT for resolution. 548644



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Great SVC, good prices, and prompt SVC and delivery, I would recommend this company to anyone who needs a hitch, Thank you. 548630



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Great SVC, good prices, and prompt SVC and delivery, I would recommend this company to anyone who needs a hitch, Thank you. 548629



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2012 Jeep Liberty

I received my order 2 days before they said it would arrive. This was a very good thing as I was stressing a little about having time for the install and everything before my move. Installing this hitch receiver was easy as pie. The directions as well as step by step video from www.etrailer.com were extremely helpful and spot on. I installed on my 2012 Jeep liberty and the only problem I ran into was getting that factory bolt off. I ended up having to go to a local mechanic shop where they had hydraulic power tools. The mechanic slid under my vehicle and 30 seconds later handed me the bolt. Even better was he did not charge me, even refused to take my money as I tried to tip him (I'll be sending pizza over to the garage on Monday). Be sure to clean out those spots where you will be putting the additional bolts, I used brake cleaner. Otherwise, this is easily a successful purchase and install. 547569



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Fits perfect and super easy 547286



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Product is Arrive thank you very much 546862



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got it today, will be installed soon looks great well made very happy thank you Mark. 546794



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Works great! 528958



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2008 Jeep Liberty

Excellent - My only challenge was buying the 18MM socket to get one of the original bolts out of the frame. I followed all the guidance, including cleaning out the bolt holes with a circular wire brush. It took me a bit longer to put it in, but I attribute that to old knees. 526043



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2010 Jeep Liberty

I got the Curt's class iii hitch yesterday. Put it on my 2010 Jeep Liberty with no issues at all. Second hitch I have purchased and very satisfied. 519025



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Great delivery time and the package was not damaged. It will take longer to install as indicated as the bolt needed to be removed is very difficult unless you have a lift. Hitch did fit as indicated, looks good. Called for advice and got good answers. Would order again from this company. 518683



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Free shipping! Fast delivery! Bolts right up and looks good! Highly detailed instructions with pictures if you are someone who needs them! Great quality! Thanks! 518433



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2010 Jeep Liberty

Got my hitch the day they said I would receive it... Hooked it up no problems after watching the video..hardest part was putting the hitch up myself...it's heavyduty... Got the boat out on the water that weekend.. Thanks so much 514617



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2012 Jeep Liberty

The trailer hitch that I purchased has been absolutely awesome..! It has met every need and expectation that I was hoping to get from it. The directions for installing the hitch and wiring harness was easy to read and understand, also thanks for the video for installing them both. I haven't had a single problem with neither of them.. thanks guys for making it an easy experience.. 511797



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Product was just as advertised and delivered as promised. Installed this hitch on a 2012 Jeep Liberty. Installation went just as shown on the video I was done in 45 minutes. I tapped all the holes out before installation this makes it so much easier for the new bolts to go in 12x1.75 mm tap. I also put blue Loctite on the bolts during installation. The hardest part was removing the old rusty Factory Bolt that was holding that bracket on. 502238



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2008 Jeep Liberty

Installation couldn't have been easier! Once I finally got the weldnuts in the frame of the jeep cleaned out the hitch lined up and bolted up perfectly! All the parts were present and easily identified. After about a month and a couple of trips towing I checked the torque on the bolts, they were still perfect. 501773



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2009 Jeep Liberty

Shipping was fast and hitch is great. Easy to install. Make sure you spray and clean the frame nuts for smoother installation. 500556



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2011 Jeep Liberty

Great quality and fairly easy to install. Very quick shipping from etrailer 500085



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2008 Jeep Liberty

Installed the curt hitch on a 2008 Liberty. Perfect fit! Well built product! 499519



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2011 Jeep Liberty

Easy to install once I cleaned the threads. Also one bolt that was on the Jeep was hard to remove. 499129



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2012 Jeep Liberty

Hitch was delivered UPS and was everything etrailer said it would be. Installation was quick and easy. Total time to install was less than an hour. Hitch bolted right up to factory holes on my 2012 Jeep Liberty Jet Edition. After one year on my jeep all is well with no issues. Thanks etrailer 490744


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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2008 Jeep Liberty that Will Fit with Full Sized Spare
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  • Does a 2012 Jeep Liberty have Enough Towing Capacity for a Motorcycle Trailer
  • As long as both the hitch you have installed on your 2012 Jeep Liberty and the vehicle itself has the capacity to tow the weight of your trailer and the Can Am Commander you would be good to go as-is. Based on what you listed the weight of your trailer and Commander would be 1,950 lbs combined which would be way less than the 5,000 lb rating you said your Jeep has. As long as your hitch has a high enough capacity you would be good to go. I attached a help article on trailer towing...
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  • Are More Parts Needed to Carry a Bike Rack Using Curt Trailer Hitch on a 2012 Jeep Liberty
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  • Will the Curt Hitch 13245 Fit a 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport
  • Yes, the Curt hitch part # 13245 has been confirmed as a fit for your 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport as it is a fit for all models of the 2011 Liberty. I attached an install video for this product for you to check out as well. If you wanted to do some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, hitch pin...
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  • Tools Needed to Install Curt # 13245 Class III Trailer Hitch on 2008 Jeep Liberty
  • The Curt Class III hitch, part # 13245 would require a ratchet, an 18 and 19mm socket and a torque wrench. If you click the provided links, you can see the install instructions and a video showing the hitch being installed on a 2008 Jeep Liberty. If you'll be using the hitch for towing purposes, you'll also need the following to complete your towing set-up: Trailer wiring harness w/ 4-pole trailer connector, part # C56334 Ball mount, part # C45030 1-7/8 inch trailer ball, part #...
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  • How Far Past Bumper is Draw-Tite And Curt Trailer Hitch Receivers on 2011 Jeep Liberty
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  • Does Installation of Lift Kit and Larger Tires Affect Hitch Install on 2012 Jeep Liberty
  • The install of the Curt Trailer Hitch part # 13245 will not be affected by your lift kit or the size tires you have. What will get affected is the rise/drop ball mount you would need to allow your trailer to be towed level. You have to go with the correct rise/drop that will allow this. I attached an FAQ that details how to pick out the correct ball mount. Picking out the correct ball mount will allow your trailer to sit as level as possible. Basically you will first measure the...
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  • Will Curt Hitch Part # 13245 Allow Spare Tire to Raise and Lower Easily
  • Yes, Curt hitch # 13245 is designed to fit around the under vehicle spare tire on your 2012 Jeep Liberty. It may require you to slightly push the spare towards the front of the car as you raise of lower it so that it gets around the hitch tube but it would not make the process that much more involved. I attached an install video for this hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • Will Curt Class III Trailer Hitch 13245 Fit a 2009 Jeep Liberty With Spare Tire
  • Yes, Curt hitch # 13245 is designed to fit around the under vehicle spare tire on 2009 Jeep Liberty 4x4 models. The installation is very straight forward as well, as you can see at the link to the installation instructions I have provided. If you need to wire your vehicle for towing, you can use custom fit wiring harness # 118554, which would also be a simple install for you. The recommended ball mount for your vehicle is part # 2923, which you could secure using a hitch pin...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch And Wiring For 2010 Jeep Liberty
  • The installation of a trailer hitch on your Jeep Liberty is very simple. It requires no drilling and only requires a torque wrench when tightening the fasteners. If you wish to have it installed by someone else, any garage should be able to take care of that for you. The trailer hitch I recommend is the Curt Trailer Hitch, part # 13245. This is a Class lll hitch and it has a 2 inch receiver opening. You can check out the attached installation video for this hitch which shows how simple...
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  • Trailer Hitch, Wiring, and Brake Controller Recommendations for a 2008 Jeep Liberty
  • The first thing I did was check the owner's manual for a 2008 Jeep Liberty. It looks like the models that have the 3.7 liter motor with a 6-speed manual transmission as well as automatic models with the factory transmission cooler are rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Automatic models without the factory cooler are rated for 2,000 pounds gross trailer weight. Keep that in mind moving forward. For a trailer hitch I recommend the popular Curt hitch # 13245 which is a 2 inch Class III hitch....
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  • Will Curt Class III Trailer Hitch # 13245 Fit a 2009 Jeep Liberty with 2 Wheel Drive
  • Any of the trailer hitches listed for the 2009 Jeep Liberty will fit any model, 2 wheel drive or 4 wheel drive. This includes the Curt Class III Trailer Hitch, # 13245, that you have referenced. I have included a link to the installation details for reference and a link to all of the available hitches for the 2009 Liberty. If you plan on doing some towing with the hitch, the recommended ball mount is # 2923 with pin and clip # PC3. You can use ball # 19260 (1-7/8 inch diameter), # 63845...
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