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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 C13146 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch - C13146

  • Curt
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 6000 lbs GTW
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 900 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 8000 lbs WD GTW
  • 900 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
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Hitch assembled in the USA
    • Mounting hardware may be imported


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 6,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 8,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 900 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 900 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" - C13146

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (988 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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2021 BMW 3 Series

All I needed was a class 1 or less 1&1/4" recvr for a bike rack and this is what I found. A class 3 hitch rated for towing 6000#. Ridiculous. The thing weighs a ton. It is awkward as the dickens to handle. It was thrown in a box with no packing what so ever. All four corners of the box were damaged and the hitch was poking thru. The UPS driver left it at the bottom of the stairs to my front porch. It's a drop in fit if your Honda Pilot is upside down. Very difficult to get into position under the vehicle with the vehicle on the ground. I watched the video and I highly recommend it. Drop the spare tire like they say. Better yet get someone to install it. My wife and I did it in about 2 hours which is ridiculous to wrench in 6 bolts. They are fine to medium thread machine screws and have to go in straight and square. The hitch is so awkward and cumbersome to handle. We put ammo cans I had under the sides and recvr and built them up 2 layers until I could get 1 bolt in and then it was easy peasy. Do not completely install any 1 bolt until you have all 6 bolts almost completely installed. You need a 1/2" drive socket wrench and extsn. You also need a 22mm socket as mentioned in the video. Two guys under the SUV on a lift, they make it look easy. It is not easy because as I mentioned before this thing is heavy and awkward. It loves gravity. I dont know how you could lift it up and put in the bolts (easily). Good luck.



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2016 Acura MDX

100% satisfied with this purchase from etrailer.com. Everything from ordering online, to customer service, to delivery, everything was super easy. The box was damaged but the hitch arrived in great shape. Not a scratch. Installation was a breeze. With the help of a buddy who also purchased a hitch from etrailer.com, installation took less than 15 minutes. Thank you!


Comments
Its still holding up great after 1 year. We use it quite a bit to transport bicycles & other equipment. Still in almost brand new condition.
Lay - 05/28/2021


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Hitch will be specifically used for a Thule bike carrier. All you see is just the receiver, bracket is hidden under frame. Easy ordering process and quick shipment.


Comments
Great product, low profile, quick ship, exactly what I wanted to hold a 4-bike carrier!
STUART G - 04/26/2021


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2020 Honda Pilot

Fast delivery. Fast customer service responsiveness. Installation went perfectly, without a hitch (pun intended). Very easy on the 2020 Pilot. One recommendation I would add, is to lube the 6 bolts and threaded holes and run the bolts all the way in and out once before lifting the hitch up in place. Trust me, you'll thank me for it. I had to install this myself, so I temporarily held one side up with steel wire/coat hanger. Then bolted the opposite side up loosely, then did the other side. Total time about 35 minutes.


Comments
The hitch has worked out fine. I use it for a small utility trailer and a very heavy bike rack with 2 bikes 250 lbs total.
Paul W - 10/11/2020


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Hello folks , I hope to help others with my review. First I have a 2021 Honda Pilot SE. I am using the hitch to mount a bike rack only. I am not towing anything and did not hook up any lighting harness. The hitch fits perfectly via simple bolts that are already predrilled into the car frame. This is a very simple install if you are not doing any wiring. Took less than 30 min. Some advice is you need 2 people to at least get 2 bolts started one on each side. To help clarify some confusion I had but could not find any details. The SE pilot has 20 inch wheels. If you are using the factory spare tire the hitch will fit fine. The factory spare is a compact spare and it fits fine. Lower the spare do the install then crank it back up. I was concerned about the hands free rear door sensor not working. The sensor works fine for me without installing the relocation kit. I am not an expert but it appears that the relocation kit for the kick sensor is needed if your hitch goes through the rear bumper. This hitch hangs just below the factory bumper and the hands free sensor works fine. Frankly the sensor is a bit quirky but yes it works. If you can use a socket wrench you can install this without an issue. If your car is new the bolt holes will be nice and clean and the bolts thread right on. Nice quality product and vet simple install. Very satisfied. Took longer to make breakfast then put this on.



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2018 Acura MDX

I ordered the Curt hitch for my 2018 Acura MDX. It fit perfectly though the rubber hanger for the exhaust had to be moved over about a 1/2” to allow the hitch to be lifted into position. The job would have been easier if my car was on a lift and I had another pair of hands. I had neither so I had to improvise. I put the hitch on a dolly and moved it into position under the car. Using shims, I raised the hitch high enough on one side to get the bolts started. Note, I followed the instructions and cleaned and greased the 6 bolt holes. After getting the bolts on one side started I shimmed up the other side. This is where the rubber exhaust hanger got in the way. Using a wonder bar I levered the hanger out of the way until the hitch flange cleared it. I inserted the 3 bolts and tightened them down. I then tightened the bolts on the side I had attached first. One of the bolts would not screw in all the way. After repeated attempts to clean the whole the bolt still would not go in all the way. Not sure what the problem is. Will have a mechanic take a look at it the next time my car is on a lift. I am a senior citizen and attaching the lift by myself with the car on the ground was a challenge as my aching back will attest to. Better to have another pair of helping hands and the car on a lift or ramps to ease the install.



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Acura

I highly recommend this Hitch. It fits my Acura perfectly and it was fairly easy to install by myself, but I would recommend 2 people. It looks and feels like an OEM product. I use it for a bike rack that holds 4 bikes and it doesn't break a sweat. I recommend buying a rubber plug to keep it clean.



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Customer service was able to 110% price match the Curt 13146, the package arrived in excellent condition with nothing sticking out or any scratches or damage. During installation, I did lower the spare tire to have room to wrench the bolts in. It is pretty heavy to lift up and wrench by yourself, but I was able to do it by myself by using some buckets and items to lift the both sides and the receiver end. I did not have to jack up my car there was plenty of room. The hardest part was getting the first bolt in since it’s heavy to lift up and trying to torque the bolts to [see instructions for torque rating] lbs. I was able to manage by placing my foot on the rear tires and on the receiver end to get a strong leverage to get the [XXX] lbs needed since I did not have anything on hand to extend my wrench for leverage. It looks nice, the hitch doesn’t stick out like a sore thumb under the Honda Pilot 2017 EX. I am overall satisfied with my purchase from etrailer, the only thing was that I was charged without my approval of the full price before I got the price match. However, they did refund me the price match difference which solved the issue. The hitch is sturdy and I have already attached a cargo carrier in the back to show that it does work.



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Acura MDX

After a year since I installed it myself (with help from from my 2 young teenage boys) on my 2020 Acura MDX, I never had any problem. It looks nice until now and is very sturdy. I used it only for my Thule bike rack to carry a mountain bike or two. Worked well as it is supposed to. Highly recommended.



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Outstanding product and service. Arrived earlier than expected. Once installed, had a sleek custom look. Would definitely recommend a 2nd set of hands rather than trying to do it yourself with a jack. No need for a lift. Can easily access with spare lowered. Check your spare tire pressure while out. Most important part of the job is cleaning the 6 holes where 14 mm bolts will be inserted!!! Older vehicles accumulate rust and crud which make threading difficult. You definitely don't want to strip the threads and a quality 22 mm socket is needed to sustain the recommended torque. I used a wire brush and Nut Buster solvent. But wished I had a 14 mm thread chaser to really clean the threads well. Also applied a small amount of silicone grease to each bolt. Easy job if you prep the holes!!! I also specifically chose the Curt because the clearance from the hitch pin hole to outer bumper was only 3" which gave my bike rack plenty of clearance. I liked the Matt black finish of the etrailer comparable hitch, but the distance from hitch pin hole to the outer bumper was 5" and was concerned that would be a little close. It would probably be fine, and extenders are available. Really happy with purchase, but CLEAN those thread holes well!



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The product was delivered in great shape. It fit exactly to the SUV and the holes lined up to the frame perfectly. The tow hitch is very sturdy! I followed the instructions which were clear and precise. My only problem was with the vehicle. The rear most two holes in the frame were not threaded properly in manufacturing. After cleaning and lubricating the bolts would only go in part way. I had to re thread the holes in the frame.


Comments
Been using the hitch for a bike carrier and it has been great. Paint is still like new.
Richard - 06/01/2021


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Was easy to install on a 2019 Honda Pilot. The provided installation instructions were very easy to follow. We have a four bicycles rack and when fully loaded there are no issues.



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2020 Acura MDX

What a fabulous company to deal with. This CURT hitch receiver exactly fits my car (2020 MDX), it's high quality and easy to install, and it was shipped right away. Installation videos are another great plus. Prices do go up and down, so you have to keep an eye on them and grab the best deal.



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Looks great, good quality, bolted right in. Super easy install on my 2019 MDX hybrid.


Comments
Works great, no problems, good buy!
Dan - 05/02/2021


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Work great, only issue is that before a year it's already showing rust in specific areas.



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2021 Honda Pilot

Excellent tow hitch and easy to install. Arrived as described, about five days. It took three of us to lift and screw in, but once you get one bolt up for each side the remaining bolts can be easily screwed in. Great pricing too. I will purchase all my future products from etrailer.com since everything went smoothly with no problems noted.



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2020 Honda Pilot

This is my third trailer hitch through etrailer. I could not be happier with everything. I just bought a new vehicle and the dealer wanted more than 500 dollars to install a hitch. Obviously I was able to do it myself for way less than half that cost. When I jacked up the car I did not see bolts in the holes (which had been there in the last two vans I installed hitches onto) so I was a bit nervous that I would have to figure out the right bolts to buy but low and behold they were actually in the box with the hitch. It took me about 10 minutes to install. And the hitch is super sleek and unnoticeable.



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2019 Honda Pilot

Thank you for the video that convinced me this was easy to install on my 2019 Honda Pilot. It was a little hard for me to get leverage for the torque, but it worked with a little effort and was pretty easy overall. I've recommended etrailer.com to others who are looking for hitches, get the wiring harness too.



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Excellent product, fast shipping. The box was really torn up on delivery, but I blame FedEx/ups for that. There were no scratches or anything on the trailer hitch despite the box being torn up. Install was relatively easy. The bolt holes in the frame were really gummed up from road salt and dirt here in NH. It took me a good 40 mins to clean those holes out with a copper pipe cleaner, wd40 and some break cleaner. The actual install of the trailer hitch was 5-10 mins after that. Dropped the spare tire, laid on the driveway underneath had my wifelift and hold one side while I threaded 1 bolt on. The went to her side and secured that side. The rest was just torquing them in and putting the spare back. Perfect fit and it hides real nice, doesn't stick out at all. This is my second purchase from etrailer, the price and ease of install means I will probably be back again for my next car/truck



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Fits well on my 2021 Honda Pilot. The etrailer customer service was excellent, the video explanation was extremely useful (although it certainly cuts out the grunt work time and makes it appear easier than it actually is). The hitch is 50 pounds and takes a bit of muscling it around to get it installed (took about 45 minutes overall). Certainly do-able for a DIY person but don’t go into it assuming it will be easy. I used the jack to help hold it in place but even that is difficult if the jack is not stable. Best as a two person job.



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2018 Honda Pilot

The Curt Trailer Hitch Item C13146 for my 2018 Honda Pilot AWD EXL arrived on time. The box it came in had a few holes but the hitch itself and the 6 bolts were in great shape and well-built. The installation video is perfect. My awesome wife and I installed it in about half an hour. It looks good on my SUV and I like that it doesn't stick out that much, shins are safe from hitting it. We finally used it with a bike rack and hauled 3 mountain bikes, and it worked great. This product has my recommendation.



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Kurt trailer hitch looks to be an excellent product. Installation was very straight forward. A bit awkward to install without a second person, but can be done. Was a bit disappointed with communication with etrailer.com. Product was listed as being in stock, however this was not the case from their vendor. Made several phone calls and sent several e-mails and it was nearly impossible to receive a reply. Additionally, if you call them, be prepared to spend an inordinate amount of time on hold.



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2016 Honda Pilot

The 2" trailer hitch for my Honda Pilot and a couple accessories arrived yesterday. Fast shipping and all was intact. Hitch went on without a hitch, I had an extra pair of arms to help which made the installation a breeze, at the outside 25 minutes. Very satisfied especially if you knew What the Honda dealer wanted or even another vender.


Comments
worked great, havent used it that much. but its there when i need it.
Robert - 02/20/2021


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Honda Pilot

Installed on my 2020 Honda Pilot. I like the way this hitch sits in relation to the vehicle's bumper. Works great for its main purpose on my vehicle, which is to hold a bike rack. As always e-trailers' related installation overviews and videos are exceptional making installation a snap.



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When I receive my hitch I’m little scared because it’s my first time to install a hitch but it’s not hard to put it on my 2020 Honda pilot was easy to install now I’m ready to carry my jetski for next summer


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  • Will Curt Trailer Hitch Fit 2019 Honda Pilot 2019 EX-L
    I am happy to confirm that the Curt Trailer Hitch # C13146 is a fit for your 2019 Honda Pilot EX-L with all-wheel drive; I double-checked this fit with the manufacturer for you. The only thing to note is that it will only fit a Pilot with an 18" or smaller spare tire under the car, but that is true of each of the hitches that fit a '19 Pilot. The Curt Trailer Hitch # C13146 is a great option because it has a concealed crosstube so your Pilot maintains its clean look and is a complete...
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  • Will a Hitch Fit 2020 Pilot with 20" Spare Tire?
    I am glad to confirm that the Curt hitch # C13146 fits your 2020 Honda Pilot, but with this hitch, and any hitch for the 2020 Honda Pilot, you will only be able to run an 18" or smaller spare tire. This means you need to keep the spare in the rear of the vehicle for those long journeys, or you will have to travel without a spare tire. There are a few other options for carrying your spare. You could use a roof rack to carry your spare If you would like to contact us with your roof type we...
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  • Does Trailer Hitch Receiver fit 2020 Acura MDX A-Spec
    I confirmed with our trailer hitch manufacturers that all of the trailer hitch receivers are a fit for the 2020 Acura MDX A-Spec: - etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98840 - Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75225 - Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146 The three hitches are the same installation and have the same ground and bumper clearance, but the one thing that sets them apart is the finish. The etrailer Trailer Hitch has a matte black finish which really helps diminish...
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  • Comparing Curt and etrailer.com Trailer Hitches for a 2017 Honda Pilot
    The Curt Trailer Hitch # C13146 and the etrailer.com Trailer Hitch # e98840 are identical in their design and measurements with the only difference being the Curt has a gloss black powder coat finish whereas the etrailer.com has a matte black powder coat finish. The matte black will do a better job at hiding scratches and dings from road debris so I recommend ours over the Curt option. With that being said, these trailer hitches, as well as the Draw-Tite # 75225, can only fit with an...
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  • Installing Trailer Hitch On 2021 Honda Pilot And Still Allow Tailgate Sensor Functionality
    By installing a hitch on the 2021 Honda Pilot, the tailgate sensor will likely be blocked. Luckily, Honda does offer an adapter kit that moves the sensor to accommodate the installation of a trailer hitch. The Honda part number is I08L91-TG7-100C ; your local Honda dealer should be able to help source that part. The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146 is a great choice for your 2021 Honda Pilot. With a strong rust-resistant powder coat, the hitch will withstand the elements and always...
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  • Will Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver C13146 Fit A 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146 you were looking at is confirmed to fit all models of the 2019 Acura MDX, and will fit great on your 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec. I included a picture of the # e98840 installed on a 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec since we have not had a chance to install the Curt # C13146 on an A-Spec. The etrailer # e98840 has the exact same dimensions as the Curt # C13146 with the only difference being the finish. Keep in mind that all of the trailer hitch receivers confirmed...
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  • Best Trailer Hitch and BIke Rack for 4 Bikes on a 2018 Honda Pilot
    The best trailer hitch receiver we have for your 2018 Honda Pilot is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13146. This hitch installs use pre existing holes in the frame rail so there will be no drilling required. You also will not need to cut or trim as you can see in the attached install vehicle which is what makes it the perfect trailer hitch for you. Please keep in mind that a trailer hitch will only fit your vehicle as is if it has a 18" diameter or smaller spare tire. If you do...
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  • Complete Trailer Towing Setup for Trailer with Electric Brakes on 2016 Honda Pilot EX
    It sounds like you're going to need a hitch, wiring, ball mount and hitch ball, 7 way plug and brake controller, and we do have all of those parts you're looking for. To start, for a hitch I recommend using the Curt # C13146 you were looking at since Curt hitches have a durable powder coating that will help ensure that the hitch holds up over time. For wiring, I recommend using the Tekonsha # 118286 since it's the easiest to install wiring harness. This is a plug and play installation,...
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  • Will Curt C13146 Class III Hitch FIt 2020 Acura MDX With Donut Spare Stowed Under Vehicle
    You're correct. As long as your MDX has the temporary or 'donut' spare tire stowed under the vehicle, the Curt Class III # C13146 will work great. Space is tight under that vehicle, which is why a 20 inch spare would interfere with the hitch. If you'll be towing with the hitch, you'll need a couple of other accessories to complete your towing setup. For a trailer wiring harness, use # 118628. You'll also need a # 2753 ball mount and # 19261 for a 1-7/8 or # 63845 for a 2 inch trailer...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2020 Honda Pilot
    The trailer hitch I recommend for a 2020 Honda Pilot is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13146. The Curt hitch is a direct bolt-on fit that is super easy to install, only three bolts per side taking most only 30-40 minutes to install with just very basic hand tools required. The Curt hitch has a hidden design which means you don't have to look at a bulky cross tube on the rear of the vehicle because it is hidden behind the rear bumper. This makes for the cleanest install look...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Fit for 2021 Honda Pilot
    The trailer hitch receiver I recommend for your 2021 Honda Pilot is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146. I have confirmed with Curt that this hitch, which is made in the USA, is a fit for a 2021 Honda Pilot so it will be exactly what you need for your car. If you need a trailer wiring harness the correct part is the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness # 118760. I have added links to some installation videos and instructions for you to check out as well.
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  • Can You Still Use Hands Free Lift Gate On 2021 Honda Pilot With Trailer Hitch Receiver Installed
    As you mentioned all of the trailer hitch receivers confirmed to fit your 2021 Honda Pilot including the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146 you were looking at will limit the functionality of the lift gate sensor. To avoid any issues you can install the lift gate sensor relocation kit which is Honda Part Number I08L91-TG7-100C, and can be purchased from your local Honda dealership. This relocation kit moves the sensor out from underneath the receiver allowing you to retain the use...
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  • Best Trailer Hitch for 2020 Honda Pilot For Bike Rack
    I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13146 for the 2020 Honda Pilot because it will provide a bit more ground clearance then the other options so your bike rack is less likely to scrape the ground. It is a 2" receiver with a concealed cross tube. The only part of the hitch that is visible once installed is the receiver. I have attached an installation video for your reference.
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  • 2021 Honda Pilot Trailer Hitch Receiver and Hands Free Lift Gate Compatibility
    For the lift gate kick sensor with your 2021 Honda Pilot and the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146, I have also read that some have not had to relocate the sensor with the Honda kit. But some have also expressed that the system works but not all of the time. As it stands I would go ahead and install the Curt Hitch and see if the system operates to your liking since the relocation kit can still be installed after and removal of the hitch would not be required. The WeatherTech BumpStep...
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  • Curt Trailer Hitch and Wiring that Fits 2020 Honda Pilot
    The Curt hitch part # C13146 that you referenced is the correct hitch for your 2020 Honda Pilot, the wiring harness # C56291 is also a confirmed fit and the # C22272 was designed to fit 2 inch hitches like what you have so it would also work well. I attached install videos for the hitch and wiring for you to check out as well.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for a 2017 Acura MDX with Technology Package and 19 Inch Spare Tire
    The technology package on your 2017 Acura MDX will not be an issue for a trailer hitch receiver but the spare tire will. They do not make a trailer hitch for your 2017 Acura MDX that will work with the 19" spare tire (only 18" and below) therefore, if you want to use a trailer hitch you would have to remove your spare tire but you could get a new smaller spare tire from the dealer to take its place. I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13146 because it has the best ground...
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  • Does Curt Trailer Hitch on 2019 Honda Pilot Allow Use of Hands-Free Liftgate
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # C13146 will very likely block the hands-free liftgate sensor. However, a sensor relocation kit (Honda part number I08L91-TG7-100C) is available directly through Honda. It moves the sensor off center to accommodate the installation of the trailer hitch on the 2019-2021 Pilot. Also, if you plan on towing and need a wiring harness, the correct fit for a 2019 Honda Pilot is the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness # 118760.
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  • Will the Curt Hitch C13146 Fit a 2017 Acura MDX with T165/80-17 Spare Tire
    Yes, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13146 will fit a 2017 Acura MDX with T165/80-17 spare tire. This trailer hitch is a custom fit, no drill option. I have attached an install photo and video for you.
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  • Best Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack For 4 Bikes On A 2020 Honda Pilot
    I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13146 which is a nice concealed cross tube design for a clean looking install. The Curt hitch provides the best ground clearance compared to the other hitch options which is important when carrying accessories like bike racks so they don't scrape the ground. I have attached an installation video for your reference. For the bike rack I recommend the Yakima HoldUp 4 Bike Rack part # Y02443-2. The Yakima HoldUp 4 Bike Rack features ratcheting...
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  • Troubleshooting Hitch Install Where Install Bolts Seem too Large to Fit
    Dirty or corroded weld nuts on vehicle frames that prevent hitch bolts from threading are actually pretty common. Especially on vehicles that have seen a few winters. There are a couple ways you can clean out the threads so that the bolts will thread. If you check out the links I attached below you can see how this can be accomplished.
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  • Does Curt Hitch C13146 Fit 2020 Honda Pilot
    Yes, the Curt hitch part # C13146 is a confirmed fit for your 2020 Honda Pilot. This is a really solid choice for a hitch too as it has plenty of towing capacity, is mostly hidden for a concealed look, and has the highest quality powder coat so it will be the most resistant to corrosion. I attached a picture and install video for this for you to check out as well.
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  • Trailer Hitch for 2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD
    Yes I recommend the Draw-Tite Class III - Item # 75225. The hitch is a custom fit hitch and mounts to the directly to the frame rails. If you are planning on towing a trailer I also recommend T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector Item # 118628 and the Tow Ready Mounting Bracket 4-Pole Flat Item # 18144 I have attached links for the Draw-Tite Hitch and Tekonsha T-One wiring harness on the 2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD to help walk you through the instillation
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  • Will the Hands Free Liftgate Work on a 2019 Honda Pilot Elite with Curt Hitch C13146
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C13146 which is a fit for your 2019 Honda Pilot Elite may interfere with the hands free liftgate feature as with all of the trailer hitches for this vehicle. However, there is a bracket (Honda part number I08L91-TG7-100C) you can purchase from the dealer to retain this. This is actually the trailer hitch I recommend for use with your folding cargo carrier because it offers better ground clearance than the Draw-Tite counterpart. The Curt hitch also...
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  • Will curt Trailer Hitch Fit a 2020 Honda Pilot EX-L
    Yes, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146 will fit your 2020 Honda Pilot EX-L. I have attached a sample installation video and some pictures of the Curt trailer hitch installed on a 2019 Honda Pilot AWD that you can use for a reference. If you don't already have a bike rack, one of the most popular bike racks that we carry is the Thule Hitching Post Pro # TH934XTR because it is a cost-effective 4-bike rack that is compatible with both 1-1/4" and 2" hitch receivers. Keep in mind that...
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  • Trailer Hitch for 2017 Honda Pilot to Carry Swagman Bike Rack
    I assume you meant 2" hitch and there is a fit for your 2017 Honda Pilot; I recommend the Curt # C13146. This is a Class III hitch with a 2" receiver and is a complete bolt-on installation so no drilling in your Pilot's frame will be required. As you can see from the photo I added of this hitch installed on a '17 Pilot, it is nicely recessed so only the receiver is visible. It measures 12" from the ground to the bottom of the receiver and 5" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the...
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  • Trailer Hitch for a Bike Rack for a 2018 Acura MDX
    For your 2018 Acura MDX, I recommend the Curt Class III Custom Fit, part # C13146. This hitch installs without any drilling required and provides a good range of capacity for your vehicle. Most importantly, the Curt Class III is a two inch hitch, providing compatibility with most bike racks on the market, and allowing you to pick and choose the rack that is right for you. I've included a video of our team installing this hitch onto a 2016 Acura MDX, so you can get an idea of the installation...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch For 2016 Honda Pilot
    The trailer hitch I recommend for your 2016 Pilot is the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch, part # 75225. This is a Class lll hitch and it has a 2-inch receiver opening. When you are considering any accessory to put in the hitch you will want to be aware of the clearance at the back of the vehicle. I have attached a link to an installation video for this hitch on a 2016 Pilot you can check out. The distance form the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the rear bumper is 3-inches....
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness for a 2016 Honda Pilot
    The 2016 Honda Pilots are pre-wired to accept a trailer wiring harness. For a 4-Way trailer connector we have # 118760. And if you need a 7-Way trailer connector we have # 118286. I have included links to videos on both harnesses for you.
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  • Hitch Interference with Hands-Free Liftgate 2021 Honda Pilot
    The hitches that we have for the 2021 Honda Pilot will all limit the viewing area of the hands free lift gate sensor. Using the sensor relocation bracket will solve the issue. The way that the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13146 and the hitches are engineered they have to be installed on the bottom of the frame so that they can get the weight capacity they have.
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