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

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

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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 13650 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch - 13650

  • Curt
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 5000 lbs WD GTW
  • 350 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 500 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.


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: 3,500 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 5,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 350 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 500 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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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 13650

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (411 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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I was very impressed with this product. Couple of out of the gate suggestions. First one person can do this and I'll explain in a bit. Took less than an hour and I'm not a professional. OK first, do not drill it's a lot easier and better if you take the extra time and remove the bumper. Don't DRILL it's more difficult and then you'll have to paint it. Taking the bumper off gives you the extra time to also run the wires just like you want it. OK onto the one person thing. First, don't take the muffler off you can get around it if you find the right space and give it time. Install the bolts first and then start at one without the washer nearest To the muffler. Do this for the remaining 2 bolts on the other side just get a couple of threads in place. Once you do that use a jack just to help give it the extra lift to the other side. Then put on the rest of the bolts on the left side driver side completely. I would pull the other 2 bolts closest to the bumper through at the end since you want to get it through the hitch as well. Once you get it all go back to the other side take the bolts off one by one and insert the washer and back onto the bolt. Tighten them to the recommended torque value. Next run all your wires and complete the project! I like to do it right and take your time You'll be good to go in less than 1 hour and a few beers. 381741



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2005 Ford Escape

Installed on a 2005 Escape - Very easy to fish wire through the frame on the passenger side - Had to enlarge an access hole on driver's side after debating pulling off the bumper - Of course I should have read the directions first! Without this snafu - overall install time was probably about 30 mins. Extended the fish wire with an old section of telephone wire and some duct tape... As others have said - fish wire needs to be about 3" longer... Hint... I installed both of the middle bolts first. I held the bolt and spacer block in place with a small o ring - held tight and prevented the bolt from slipping back through the hole in the frame. Didn't bother removing or cutting the o ring although it could be done easily. Hitch seems of high quality - will definitely outlast the frame 186931



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2008 Mercury Mariner

This is the 2nd Curt hitch I have installed in the past two years, the other being on my 1996 F150. This one (13650) I installed on my 2008 Mercury Mariner, and I continue to be impressed with Curt products. Everything lined up perfectly and the hitch went on easily, looks great, and is way more heavy duty than anything I would ever need on a Mariner. No drill required on this one, leave it in the toolbox. I would recommend Curt hitches to anybody. My only complaint is, and this happened with both this hitch and the one I installed on my pickup, is they show up looking like they were dragged BEHIND the FedEx truck instead of inside of it. I was able to spot-paint the areas that were dinged/scratched down to bare metal, but it was very close to being returned/exchanged based on my opinion of what's acceptable. Other than this issue, it's a great product. 352239



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After much research about hitches for my 2008 Ford Escape I settled on etrailer because of the detailed information concerning installation. I am visually oriented so having video to guide me was a huge help! In just an hour I had the hitch done! I need to use a small trailer from time to time and the car had no hitch on it. This will help me when I need to make a trip to the dump, haul off spring clean-up and get my Pelican boat to the lake. If their were ten more stars to click on I would click on number 10 for sure! 669920



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2011 Ford Escape

We have yet to use the hitch, but we learned some valuable things when we installed the hitch on my 2011 Ford Hybrid Escape, which I wanted to pass along to others who may be struggling to install the hitch on a similar car. 1) Providing only 2 guide wires to guide the backing plates and the bolts through the frame is not enough. The guides start to deteriorate after a use or two, and we were nervous that they would come off before the plates and bolts were through the frame and in place. It would be GREAT if there were 6 wires included, one for each bolt. 2) There was only a vague reference to having to enlarge the holes in the frame to be large enough for the backing plates to fit through. While we were able to figure it out on our own, there is no clear indication that you would need to drill out the hole in the frame to make it large enough to pass the plate through. 3) Once the backing plates and the bolts were in place, there is nothing to keep them from being pushed back up into the frame when mounting the hitch. We made plastic retaining plates to hold the bolt and plate in place while we were mounting the hitch. This kept the hitch from “accidentally” pushing the bolt back up into the car frame. 4) The instructions said it would take a pro 30 minutes and a novice 1 hour. Ha! We found that very hard to believe. It took us a solid 2 hours to install the hitch given the challenges we ran into above. 510390


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Once the hitch was installed, we have had no problems with it. It works great for holding our mountain bike rack and bikes, which is what we bought it for. My Escape cant tow very much weight, so likely the bike hitch will all the hitch will be used for.
Nancy - 05/30/2019

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2005 Ford Escape

Instructions say installs in 30 mins for professional and 60 mins for diy'er. Wrong. This is only true if you want to enlarge a existing hole large enough of pass through the bolt and brackets by grinding the metal unibody frame. I don't like grinding because latter it will rust. Even if you paint the spot latter it's better to find another way to pass through the harware. I removed the bumper and brackets to avoid grinding. This is why I'm a diy'er, because a shop probably would not repaint the exposed metal. 352595



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Having bought several tow receivers for gov't vehicles when I worked for them, I found the quality, workmanship excellent and the price reasonable. So when I retired, bought one for my personal vehicle, etrailer was a no brainer 821379



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Excellent product, easy to install. 817148



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Instructions said an amateur could install this hitch in an hour, I’ve never installed a hitc before but it only took me 45 minutes.very easy and very good installation instructions. Also someone wrote and said the wire hooks to pull in the bolts were not Very good and didn’t have enough to do the job,I got 4 of them and only used 1 and it’s still good, don’t understand there problems with them. I would say if you need a hitch and are any way handy this is the way to go. 808827



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No hassle purchase...Great item...AWESOME price...Easy install...Saved a ton of money over what the local dealer wanted for the same hitch...Couldn't be happier with this transaction...Will most definitely go to etrailer.com first when I need additional parts!!.........THANK YOU!!! 806933



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2005 Ford Escape

The trailer hitch itself is heavy duty and quality made. It lines up with the holes in the frame perfectly. It sits just beyond the rear bumper and looks really good from the back of the vehicle. The instructions say the installation should take a DIYer about an hour. I am an engineer and it took far longer. On my 2005 Escape I had to expand on the the holes in the frame to fleet the bolts in. Not unexpected but still a chore. The hitch is very heavy so I used a hydraulic floor jack to raise it into position and snake the bolts through. It helped a lot. Unit fit Percocet and bolted up nicely. Couldn’t be happier. Just keep in mind that the install is more like a 5 or 6 out of 10 802806



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Best for my escape and can pull weight! 797177



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Ordered part online. Was easy to find the hitch right for my car with the Make/Model search. Hitch was delivered quickly. I had an auto shop install and was told it was simple to put together. Very happy. 796045



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2012 Ford Escape

very good no issues at all I will be using yawl again. 795396



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2010 Ford Escape

This product fit my 2010 Ford Escape perfectly and was a very easy install! 789993



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Good welding, good fit, good finish, easy installation. I will use it to tow a small trailer with my '05 Mazda Tribute. I opened the frame holes with an angle grinder and die grinder for extremely easy access (my frame is boxed). It took about an hour for prep, install, and cleanup (part of every job). All told- a very good value. 786157



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Easy install and great product 778742



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This hitch shipped to me within 2 days. I was actually surprised to see it arrive so soon. We needed the hitch only to hook up a bike rack so the load will be very small on this hitch. The installation went pretty smoothly on my 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid. The etrailer online video helped more than the instructions. I was starting to sweat for a second when it didn't look like it was going to fit exactly (or at all), but after giving the bolts enough slack, it ended up fitting with some jimmying. The hitch appears to be quality made and I expect it to last the lifetime of the car or longer. 778326



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2008 Mercury Mariner

Followed the install instructions from the [installation] video. Install was smooth, but took a little longer than expected . Item was for a 2008 Mercury Mariner. Item fit perfect , and the wiring system install was simple as well. Shipped quick, can’t ask for anything more. 777477



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2011 Ford Escape

I installed this on my 2011 Ford Escape. It went better than expected " note that you do need an extra set of hands to hold it up just to get the nuts started ". I would like to add that the feed wires to fish the bolts and backer plates through the frame do weaken and stretch as the bolts will fall off in the frame of vehicle. To resolve this I threaded a bolt in the feed wires - with the bolt on the wire I then wrapped electric tape around the wire at thread portion. This allowed me to only use 2 of the feed wires and have a few left that we're tossed in a tool box for another use. 774520



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I'm very pleased how my trailer hitch has performed this past year. For the money this was a great purchase. Installation wasn't that difficult but it would help if you had a second pair of hands as this hitch is pretty heavy. Thank you etrailer. 762194



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The hitch was installed in under two hrs. Instructions/video were very helpful. The hitch design is nice too as it looks nice and does not stick out very far. Overall very happy and are now looking for another hitch for our Highlander. 739142



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Fits perfect and straight forward instr uctions. 725379



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Really looks good on my escape 720813



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2011 Ford Escape

The instructions for installing this hitch are very deceiving. For my model year, it states the carriage bolts just need pulled through the rear opening in the frame but the bolts don’t fit! I had to to take it to a mechanic and it took nearly 2 hours to drill holes in the frame to get the bolt into place. The main reason I bought this hitch was because the instructions and video made it look so easy. 717314


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  • Hitch, Wiring, Ball Mount and Hitch Ball for 2012 Ford Escape Without Factory Tow Package
    Curt 2-inch Class III hitch # 13650 is a USA-made hitch that fits the hybrid and standard versions of the 2012 Ford Escape. This hitch offers no-drill installation on the Escape without a factory hitch. An install video is linked for you along with the written instructions from Curt. For a 4-pole wiring harness for the Escape without the factory tow package use part # 118251 if you do NOT have the backup sensors. Models WITH backup sensors can use # 118551. For a ball mount for towing...
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  • Size Bolts to Install Curt Class III Trailer Hitch on 2011 Ford Escape
    The 6 bolts you should have received with the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13650 are 1/2-13 x 1 3/4 carriage bolts with the 1-3/4 number meaning the total length of the threaded bolt. This isn't a common issue with the bolts not working but you may need to use the drilling method as highlighted in the attached installation instructions. I have also attached an installation video that we made for this trailer hitch on a 2011 Escape that you can also reference.
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  • Will Curt and Draw-Tite Class III Trailer Hitches Fit 2005 Ford Escape With Spare Tire Underneath?
    Yes, the Curt # 13650 and Draw-Tite # 75751 will both fit your 2005 Ford Escape that has a spare tire underneath. If you take a look at the accompanying photos you will see each hitch having been installed in an Escape with a spare tire. I've also added links to installation videos of these hitches for you to take a look at. Please keep in mind that if you already have a factory hitch the Curt # 13650 will not be a fit. To add a 4-way to power your trailer's lights you need Wiring Harness...
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  • Availability of 2-Inch Hitches to Fit 2010 Mercury Mariner with an Exhaust Dampener
    I called the manufacturers that make hitches for this vehicle to get some feed back on the Mariner/Escape exhaust dampener issue and the news is good, you have 2 options for a hitch. Draw-Tite/Hidden Hitch created new hitches when they started seeing dampener problems so their part # 75751 should fit fine. My contact at Curt said he thinks there might be interference when installing their # 13650, but that the dampener could be slightly bent out of the way to allow room for the hitch...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for a 2010 Ford Escape
    For a hitch confirmed as a fit for your 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid the Curt hitch part # 13650 would be the hitch to get. This hitch has a 2 inch opening, is made in the US, and is our most popular option. I attached an install video for the hitch for you to check out as well. Since 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...
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  • Comparison of Class III Receivers Available for 2009 Ford Escape
    Of the different hitches available for your 2009 Escape, I would recommend the Curt Class III # 13650 or the Draw-Tite Class III # 75751. Both require no drilling or welding and include the compete hardware along with installation instructions. In the installation instructions, Curt recommends using a drill or Dremel tool to enlarge an access hole in the frame. This hole is used to fish a bolt and block washer into the interior of the frame member. However, since your Escape is 2007...
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  • How to Determine What Vehicles a Trailer Hitch Will Fit
    In order to tell you which specific vehicles a hitch will fit we will need to know the hitch brand and part number. Not every brand and model of hitch that fits your Escape Hybrid will fit all the same vehicles. The hitch should have a safety/warning sticker that indicates its brand and part number. With that we can easily give you the list of all vehicle fits. For reference, all hitches for your Escape Hybrid are shown on the linked page. As an example, Curt's 2-inch Class III hitch...
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  • Will a Class III Trailer Hitch for a 2011 Ford Escape Work with a Full Size Spare Tire
    The Curt Class III Round Tube Receiver Hitch part # 13650 if you do not have a factory hitch installed or the Curt Class III Round Tube Receiver Hitch part # C13651 if you do have a factory 1-1/4" hitch installed will work with the factory 155/70-17 spare tire. If your spare tire is larger than this then we cannot confirm fitment. Please keep in mind that some models have a vibration dampener on the exhaust which may interfere with hitch installation. The dampener can be bent out of...
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  • Replacement Hardware Kit for the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver Part # 13650
    In order to obtain the bolts to attach the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 13650 to a 2005 - 2012 Ford Escape, 2005 - 2011 Mercury Mariner, or a 2005 - 2011 Mazda Tribute you would want to use the Replacement Hardware Kit for Trailer Hitches part # RHK. Once you have arrived at the product page for the replacement hardware kit, you will need to enter "13650" in the Hitch Item Number box and "Curt" in the Manufacturer drop down in order to receive the correct hardware. The replacement...
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  • Will CURT Trailer Hitch Part 13650 Fit 2011 Ford Escape V6 4x4 and Is Drilling Required To Install
    Yes, the CURT Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III, part # 13650, will fit your 2011 Ford Escape V6 4x4. The only drilling would be to enlarge an access hole to fit the mounting hardware through. I read the instructions for part # 13650 and it states that if there is access at the end of the frame rail then there will be no need to drill out the existing hole. If you plan to use your hitch for towing you may also need a ball mount, hitch ball, pin and clip. For this I would...
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  • Hitch and Trailer Wiring Recommendation for a 2011 Ford Escape
    Yes, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13650 that you referenced will fit your 2011 Ford Escape. I confirmed this with Curt. Check out the install video I attached for this product also. For trailer wiring I would recommend the Tow Ready Wiring harness part # 118551. For a ball mount, hitch ball, and pin and clip, I would recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit, part # 989900. This is a kit which includes 2 ball mounts, a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, and a hitch pin and clip.
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  • Trailer hitch and Bike Carrier Recommendations for a 2011 Ford Escape
    Since you only need to carry 1 bike what you could do is instead of installing a trailer hitch use a trunk mount bike carrier. This way you would only need the carrier instead of a hitch and carrier. The Thule Passage 2 # TH910XT is a popular and inexpensive carrier that is listed as a fit for your 2011 Ford Escape. I have included a link to a video review for you. If you would rather go with a hitch then take a look at the picture I have included that shows what the dampener looks like....
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  • Fit of Curt Class III Receiver # 13650 on 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid
    The Curt Class III receiver you mentioned, part # 13650 is indeed compatible with the Hybrid model of the 2005 Ford Escape. I have confirmed this with Curt Manufacturing. The 2 inch receiver opening will provide an excellent attachment point for a hitch mounted bike rack or other hitch mounted accessory. I have linked you to a list of the most popular bike racks among Ford Escape owners. If you will be towing with your Escape, be sure not to exceed the stated towing capacity listed in...
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  • Will a Hitch from a 2008 Ford Escape fit a 2012 Ford Escape
    A hitch from a 2008 Ford Escape will fit a 2012 Ford Escape like the Curt Hitch part # 13650. What you would need to order is the part # RHK. On the product page you would need to enter the hitch part number and then select the hitch manufacturer. Based on the capacities you listed you either have the Curt Hitch part # 13650 or the part # C13651. You will need to check out the product pictures of either hitch so that you can compare them to the hitch you have so that you can pick out...
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  • Availability of Replacement Hardware for Curt Class III Hitch # 13650 on 2008 Ford Escape
    We can provide emplacement hardware to install a Curt # 13650 Class III hitch on your 2008 Escape. You would use part # RHK. On the product pate, type the hitch part number into the provided field, choose Curt from the drop-down menu and choose a quantity of 1. I've linked you to an install video showing the hitch being installed on a 2009 Escape. The procedure on your 2008 would be identical.
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  • Bolt Fishing Wire for the Installation of a Curt Hitch on a 2006 Ford Escape
    Yes, 2 fishing wires are included with the intallation parts kit of the Curt Hitch # 13650. I have included a installation video for this Curt Hitch for your 2006 Ford Escape.
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  • Availability of Class II Weight Distribution Hitch on 2012 Ford Escape
    Weight distribution cannot be used with a Class II trailer hitch. Class II trailer hitches are not built for or tested for use with weight distribution so manufacturers do not make any systems that will fit a Class II trailer hitch. What you can do is replace the Class II hitch with a Class III trailer hitch, like # 13650, for your 2012 Ford Escape. This hitch has a tongue weight capacity of 350 pounds so the 200 pound tongue weight. But be sure to consult your vehicle owners manual...
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  • Hitch, Wiring, and Ball Mount Recommendations for a 2009 Ford Escape
    For your 2009 Ford Escape the Curt Hitch part # 13650 would be an excellent choice for a hitch. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. For trailer wiring you would want the Tow Ready Wiring Harness part # 118551. Install video attached as well. For ball mounts I recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a carrying bag.
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  • Comparing CURT Class III Trailer Hitches for a 2008 Ford Escape
    The CURT Trailer Hitch # 13650 and # C13651 are very similar. The 13650 has some additional hardware and updated instructions that make it compatible with the 2012 Ford Escape. The 13651 hitch only includes up to 2011 on the Ford Escape. The other difference is that the C13651 will fit if the vehicle has a factory 1-1/4 hitch already installed. I have incldued a link to the installation details for the 13650 as well as a video showing a typical installation. If you plan on doing some...
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  • Clearance Of Full Size Spare When Installing Curt Trailer Hitch On 2005 Ford Escape
    The Curt trailer Hitch Receiver, part # 13650, is designed to be installed so that it is below the frame of your 2005 Ford Escape. The photo that shows the spare tire and hitch installed may appear as if it is quite close, but the hitch actually sits lower and will clear the full sized spare tire. I have linked you to an installation video for this hitch on a 2007 Ford Escape. If you plan on using the hitch for towing I would recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit # 989900. It comes...
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  • Exhaust Hanger Touching Hitch and Transferring Vibration and Noise through a 2010 Mercury Mariner
    I am looking at the install pictures and if I am reading things correctly, the steel hanger welded to the exhaust pipe is touching the hitch. This in turn sends exhaust vibrations into the vehicle and that is what you are hearing. You have a few options of how this can be corrected. The first is what we do here in our shops, and that is simply re-bending the hanger so that things do not make contact. The hangers are not always welded on the same way at the factory and some times they...
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  • What Vehicles Does Pro Series Hitch 51027 Fit
    The Pro Series hitch part number you mentioned is pretty old but it fit 1995-2003 Ford Windstars. It's basically now the Draw Tite part # 75055 as Pro Series was bought out by a company that also owned Draw Tite.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Towing Accessories for 2008 Mercury Mariner w/ Backup Sensors
    The presence of the back-up sensors will not have any bearing on the installation of a hitch. The Curt # 13650 would be an excellent choice that would work well for you. This hitch will fit whether or not your vehicle is equipped with the OEM 1-1/4 inch receiver. The fact that your Mariner has the back up sensors will mean that you'll need to use the # 118551 trailer wiring harness, if you'll be towing with your Mariner. It's been found that the # 118251 doesn't work on vehicles with...
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  • Does Curt Trailer Hitch Part 13650 Extend Beyond the Rear Bumper
    All of the 2 inch hitches currently available for the 2009 Ford Escape, Curt, Draw-Tite, and Hidden Hitch, will extend beyond the bumper some, but not a whole lot. In a lot of cases it comes with the territory of a 2 inch hitch. The larger hitches are capable of more weight and more accessories, but that larger size makes the hitch more visible and in many cases it will stick out a little bit beyond the vehicle. I have added a link to a picture of a Class III hitch, installed on an Escape...
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  • Adapter Needed to Use a 4-Way or 5-Way Trailer Connector with a Factory 7-Way Socket
    There are a couple of ways you could attach a 4-way or 5-way connector to your factory 7-way connector on your 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche. If you wanted to have the option to use both a 4-way and 5-way connector without having to keep track of multiple items, then you may want to check out the Hopkins 7 Pole to 4 Pole and 5 Pole Adapter, # 37385. This adapter will insert into the 7-way socket on your vehicle and has connections for a 4-way and a 5-way trailer connector. If you only...
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  • Fit of Curt Class III Receiver Part # 13650 on 2005 Mazda Tribute with Full-Sized Spare Tire
    Any of the class III receivers offered for your 2005 Tribute, including the Curt model you reference, are compatible with a full-sized spare tire. The curved shape of the hitch fits around and below the spare tire, and will not interfere. I have provided a link to an install video for you to check out. The video shows a hitch from a different manufacturer being installed, but the hitch is similar enough to the one you referenced to give you a good idea of the placement. At the end...
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  • Do I Have to Drill to Install the Curt Class III Trailer Hitch on a 2009 Ford Escape
    On the 2007 and newer Ford Escape you should not have to drill to install this hitch. There should be space to fishwire the hardware through the end of the frame. If there is access to put the bolt and spacer into the frame rail from the end there is no need to drill. If there is not room in the end of the frame rail to install the hardware then you will have to enlarge a hole on the drivers side and drill a hole on the passengers side to get the hardware inside the frame rail, but you...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2012 Ford Escape with a Factory Hitch
    I do have a hitch for your 2012 Ford Escape that will fit with the factory hitch that is installed on your vehicle, but the Curt Hitch # 13650 that you referenced is not designed to work on Escapes with factory hitches. You would want a Draw-Tite Max-Frame, # 75751, as this hitch is confirmed to fit the Escapes with factory hitches. Check out the installation instructions and installation video I attached for this product. If you plan on doing some towing you may be interested in...
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  • How to Convert the 4-Way Trailer Connector on 2011 Ford Escape to a 7-Way
    Yes, your 2011 Ford Escape can work with the 7-way connector that is on your trailer. If you have a 4-way present at the rear of your vehicle you would need a Brake Controller 7 & 4 Way Installation Kit, part # ETBC7. I have attached installation instructions and a video of this product being installed on a similar vehicle to show you what its like. If you do not have a 4-way connector present at the rear of your vehicle you would first need a Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring for...
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