Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"

Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"

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  • Draw-Tite
  • Class I
  • 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • 2000 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 200 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" part number 24961 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 24961

This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.


Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your vehicle
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Tested Tough - safety and reliability criteria exceed industry standards
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Drawbar, pin and clip sold separately


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"
  • Rating: Class I
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 2,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 200 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite's Tested Tough program provides testing standards far superior to those outlined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the go-to source for engineering professionals.



Each Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver undergoes extensive fatigue testing and static testing with the ball mount that is either supplied or recommended for use with that particular hitch, thus ensuring results that are applicable to real life use. Fatigue testing is also conducted on hitches rated for use with weight-distribution systems.


In addition, Draw-Tite performs static testing on a simulated automobile, as opposed to the rigid fixture used for SAE testing, resulting in a more true-to-life scenario.


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.



24961 Draw-Tite Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Sportframe - 1-1/4"

Replaces Draw-Tite 24855



24961 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 24961 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2011 - 2019 Ford Fiesta Hatchback



California residents: click here


Video of Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"


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




Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Ford Fiesta - Draw-Tite

Speaker 1: Today on our 2011 Ford Fiesta, we're gonna be installing the draw tite sport frame trailer hitch, part number 24961. This class one hitch is ideal for your 1 1/4" accessories, such as bike racks and cargo carriers. You can see here at the back of the vehicle, it's gonna be noticeable sticking outside the bottom. But it's tucked back fairly well so it won't detract too much from the body. It uses 1/2" hitch pin. Now this isn't included, but can be picked up here at etrailer.com using part number PC2.

It has loop style safety chain holder, which is nice and small and has a wide opening. So it'll work with multiple different types of safety chains. There's a reinforced plate at the top to help increase rigidness and durability. It has a 200 pound tongue weight, which is the force down on your receiver and a 2,000 pound gross trailer weight, which is the ability to haul behind it. Now if you're comparing this to other hitches for your Fiesta on our site, the benefit of this one is that it's not gonna require a support strap when hauling non-trailer loads.To begin, we're gonna need to lower our exhaust so we can trim the heat shield and get our hitch into place.

We're gonna put a strap into place here to keep our exhaust from falling too low to prevent any damage. There's gonna be two hangers you need to remove, one in the front and one in the rear. If you use some spray lubricant, such as silicone here, it makes these come off much easier. After you spray it down, you can then take a pry bar and just pray this hanger off. Then remove your back hanger.

Now there are three bolts holding your heat shield up. You can remove all three and trim them on your workbench or you could just remove the rear one here as the other two are gonna be staying when we trim it. We're gonna take it off using a 10 millimeter socket. We'll go ahead and make a mark on our heat shield where we're gonna be cutting it. It's gonna be about an inch back from the bolt there, just straight across.

Now we're gonna go ahead and cut along the mark we made.You can use this with either a grind wheel or a pair of tin snips. Next, take your coiled wire, thread your carriage bolt onto it, slide your spacer up, and you'll feed your bolt up first then your spacer and pull it back down. You'll repeat this on the other side. Now we're gonna prepare our handle nuts. Go ahead and hold it up so you can see where it's gonna be in position. Then we'll bend it after we've made our measurement. We'll go ahead and slide it up into place and we can see that it lines up fine. Go ahead and repeat this on the other side. Now with an extra pair of hands we're gonna lift our hitch into place. Feed your fish wire down through your front bolt. Go up over your exhaust. Feed your passenger side up first. Pull your bolt down through and you can get your driver's side up. Now you're gonna feed your smaller conical tooth washer onto your carriage bolt and start your nut. Now repeat that on the other side. Now you'll take your larger conical tooth washer. Slide it on the provided bolts.Line up with your handled nut and thread it into place. You'll do this on both sides. Now make sure your conical tooth washer's teeth are facing up towards your hitch and then we can go back and tighten them down. Now when you go back to tighten them up, you're gonna use an 18 millimeter socket on the nuts towards the rear and a 19 millimeter socket on the bolt heads towards the front and tighten them down on both sides. With all the bolts dug down, go back and torque them per the specifications in your instructions. With all the hardware torqued to specification, raise your exhaust back into place and reinstall it onto the hangers. After your exhaust is back up, you can remove your safety strap and your hitch is fully installed and you're ready to hit the road. That completes our installation of the draw tite sports frame trailer hitch on our 2011 Ford Fiesta.


Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 24961

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (31 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.

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Very easy to install, exactly as described and fast shipping. Just add a 2 " converter and its ready to tow. 663828



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2017 Ford Fiesta

My first time using etrailer. It won't be the last. Good price. Quick free delivery. Video and photo instructions helped the installation go well. I did this by myself. Would be best with two people. You will need a jack, blocks, jacks stands, hand tools, tin snips and a torque wrench. Thank you etrailer. 549620



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2016 Ford Fiesta

Was a very easy install and fits perfect. One thing that I will mention is that the rear exhaust hanger needed to be "reshaped" to allow the hitch to bolt up on the passenger side. Other than no regrets on the purchase. Quality product 509664


Comments

The exhaust system at the rear of the car is attached to the vehicle using rubber isolators and easily bendable exhaust hangers. Because of this, the actual position of the exhaust system can vary a bit from vehicle to vehicle. When the hitch is installed, its position is fixed, and will not vary from vehicle to vehicle. The large tolerances in the exhaust system is what can allow the rattle to occur.

-- Mike L - 05/18/2018

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Still great!! Used the hitch to tow a bedroom set from FL to SC. Use the hitch almost every week to pull my trailer and haul random things around. No rust or paint chippings. Still looks brand new. Quality product!!

Tommy - 05/18/2019

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- 24961
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2017 Ford Fiesta

Well I have to say this was one of the easiest reciever hitch installs ever! It went on super quick instructions said 30mins I think it took about that long and I wasn't in a rush. Pretty straightforward and fits like a glove. Only complaint would be my exhaust moves a bit ajd knocked around a bit, but there is a company that makes stiffer rubber hangers for the exhaust I might try. I have a 2017 Fiesta ST I plan on using it to pull a small 14ft day sailor on occasion and possibly a bike rack. This is my 2nd purchase from etrailer.com my first being a roof rack for the same car both transactions were smooth and shipping was quick I will continue to purchase and recommend etrailer.com to friends or anybody who needs auto accessories. 496871



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2017 Ford Fiesta

Went right on easy install took about 35 minutes nice product perfect fit 492302


Comments

Used everyday no problems of any kind nice product thank you.

David - 04/03/2019

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2018 Ford Fiesta

Purchased the item from etrailer on 3/25/19 and it arrived on 3/29/19. The packaging and item were in perfect condition. Product was exactly are described, although a bit heavy, on the website. Was able to complete the install in under an hour in garage at home. Did not have to trim the exhaust heat shield so that saved a bit of time. No issues during the install and the videos provided on the etrailer website were awesome. Watch, pause, do, repeat until finished. Thanks for a great all round experience. This hitch will be used for a two bike rack so I don’t have to take my wife’s car anymore and move her seat. She gets angry. My 2018 Fiesta ST is black color so the hitch is not very noticeable at all. Etrailer is my go to spot for sure. You can’t go wrong. 615537



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2017 Ford Fiesta

Great product at a great price. Installation was easy and took less than an hour even including the time to jack up the car and set jack stands to get room to work. Note that you do not HAVE to remove and cut the heat shield if you don't want to; however, the hitch can rub against the shield when it is loaded (with a bike rack in my case) and make a minor squeaking noise. Don't forget to get a stabilizer/anti-wobble/tightener if you're using a bike rack or similar carrier. Depending on your hitch, rack, or adapter there can be a lot of play in it when hitting bumps in the road causing the bike and rack to move around a lot. 499507



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2016 Ford Fiesta

The hitch is great. One thing to note is that I didn't have to cut the heat shield on my 2016 Fiesta ST. 391823



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It is a solid product, but they should make one change, and one I did very easily. They should allow you to use the muffler heat shield with out cutting it. By installing everything as instructed EXCEPT for cutting the heat shield, just install it back into its place by pushing it into shape to fit. It's thin as tin foil for God's sake, why cut it? Then, using the OEM hole in the heat shield use a marker to put a dot on the tow hitch where you will then drill a 1/4 hole. Then slide a small bolt through and secure the heat shield to the trailer hitch. There you have it, a heat shield that also protects the hitch with no cutting. 676922



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This product works as described and was easy to install, it came with everything necessary. The only issue is I can't find enough excuses to use it! 674177



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Works great. 663151



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solid hitch, easy to install and efficient delivery. will be back for all my hitch and trailer needs. 658609



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Ford Fiesta

I'm so very glad I found etrailer, I purchased this hitch and a ball mount and was easily able to have it installed onto the car without the need to trim my vehicle's heat-shield. It looks as great as it is functional and adds a good bit of versatility to the vehicle as well as a nice cosmetic look when not in use. The hitch tucks nicely under the vehicle and supports weight well. I drive a Fiesta ST with already low clearance on the suspension, but am still able to tow a small trailer which is really nice to be able to do with a smaller vehicle. Excellent product and e-trailer was great to work with an answered any questions I had! 654468



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The hitch fit great, and the installation instructions were clear. Trailer hitches always seems to have terrible paint jobs. To prevent rust, and help the hitch blend in, I put three coats of Krylon satin black paint on after ripping off all the stickers. Hopefully that will buy me a couple of years of rust-free use. 638799



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Hitch is great. 638749



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Hitch is great. Fits perfect. Great pri ce. 612240



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2018 Ford Fiesta

Actually I took a chance this says it fits a Ford Fiesta hatchback mine is a trunk fits perfect I did have to drill actually two extra holes I need other than that it worked perfect plus didn't have to cut the muffler heat fit behind it and works great 611941



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The hitch was as advertised. Quality and fit are excellent. Very easy to install with excellent hardware and great installation instructions. Minor modification is required to the muffler heatshield but the modification is easy and the instructions are perfect. Customer service is very good also. Will definitely buy from etrailer in the future. 609241



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2017 Ford Fiesta

Love etrailer!! My new spot for all my vehicle trailer and wiring! Even found sbow plow witing kits i couldnt anywhere else! Fast shipping, great customer service and products. The emails that show exactly where/when your package is. The videos they have made are awesome, you can see how to install before and afrer you buy! I always use ebay and amazon but not for this stuff anymore! Thank you! 606136



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2018 Ford Fiesta

Excellent service, fast delivery, and quick installation 606131



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2017 Ford Fiesta

The hitch and wiring adapter I bought for my Ford Fiesta ST have worked brilliantly for me. The installation was straight-forward and I couldn't be happier. I've towed my motorcycle and utility trailer many times without a single issue. Anyone who says you cannot safely tow a small trailer with a Fiesta is wrong. I towed my new Indian motorcycle a couple of hundred miles this summer and got better than 30 mpg doing it! 604722



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2014 Ford Fiesta

Awesome customer service! Great packaging, arrived on time. Really love the package tracker on the website. Will definitely recommend to anyone looking for a hitch for your car or truck! 598188



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Fit perfectly and easily. Less than an hour install counting me rooting around for my tools.... Quick shipment... Perfect transaction i couldn't have asked for a better experience. Also best price around. 589029



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2017 Ford Fiesta

etrailer is very customer centric, and understands the importance of providing a great experience. When I placed my order for a hitch and kuat bike rack it was not more than 15 minutes later that I received a confirmation call from a very professional sales person. Great service! 585590



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Instal was easy. Fit is good. Looks good on the vehicle. No need to cut heat shield. For mounting on the ST I would recommend buying urethane motor mounts from Cobb or similar. 581697



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I gotta say thank you for your prompt shipment and follow up on the delivery. looking forward to installing and sharing this review with my fellow car enthusiasts in the KC area. 579305



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2018 Ford Fiesta

A hitch is a hitch, but the service I received was superb ! I dealt with three different people, and all treated me like I was their only customer. A pleasure dealing with your company 564653



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2012 Ford Fiesta

Great product and easy to install. Than ks! 510935



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2018 Ford Fiesta

The product arrived quickly. Price match was good. Waiting for the weather to get better so I can install the receiver. 496970



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2015 Ford Fiesta

Easy install....fast shipping....high q uality 444339



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2016 Ford Fiesta

Just what I needed to haul my small utility trailer. Installation was simple and although I did have a friend help lift the hitch in to place, I could have done it myself had help not been available. 417063


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  • Recommended Class I Trailer Hitch and Wiring Harness for 2017 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • I recommend going with the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver – Class I, # 24961, which is confirmed to fit your 2005 Ford Fiesta 5-door hatchback. A major convenience with this hitch is that it does not require the use of stabilizing straps, unlike the otherwise similar Curt model for your vehicle. With a 2,000 lb gross trailer weight capacity and a 200 lb tongue weight capacity, the Draw-Tite model is a very sturdy choice. (Keep in mind, however, that you are always limited by...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Ford Fiesta ST Hatchback
  • We do have trailer hitches that are compatible with the hatchback version of your 2014 Ford Fiesta. Between the Curt # C11067 and Draw-Tite # 24961 I recommend going with the Draw-Tite. Not only because it has a slightly higher weight rating which indicates a stronger product, but it also doesn't require the use of a stabilizer strap like part # 18050 for non-trailer loads (like a bike rack or cargo carrier). Attached is a photo a customer sent in of this installed on their 2016 ST that...
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  • Trailer Hitch for a 2019 Ford Fiesta Sedan
  • The correct trailer hitch for your 2019 Ford Fiesta Sedan is the Draw-Tite Sportframe # 24910. This is a Class I trailer hitch with a 1-1/4" receiver just like the part # 24961 that fits the Hatchback model. If you plan on using this trailer hitch with a bike rack then I recommend using the Kuat Beta # B202-114 because it is comes fully assembled, weighs in at only 12.6 lbs, and has arms located 8" apart on center which greatly reduce the need for an adapter bar like # UB01 for bikes...
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  • What is the Best Extender for a Draw-Tite Hitch Installed on a 2017 Ford Fiesta ST?
  • The Brophy Hitch Adapter, part # HTAD, is 7-1/4" long and adapts a 2" attachment to fit into a 1-1/4" reciever that will give a bit of extra length to your bike rack and additionally get you further away from the fascia when you install your bike rack. When you use any hitch adapter, your tongue weight (TW), or the downward force that your reciever can support, is cut by 50%. For example, Draw-Tite's Sportframe Trailer Hitch, part # 24961, has a tongue weight of 200lbs. With an...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch And Bike Carrier For Ford Fiesta
  • Installing a Class l hitch limits bike carriers to 2 bikes. I recommend a Draw-Tite trailer hitch versus the Curt because Curt requires a stabilizing strap like part # 18050 to be used for any non-trailer loads. It can be tough to find a place to attach the stabilizer strap on a vehicle. The trailer hitches we offer vary depending on the year of the Fiesta. For example, for 2011 through 2013 Ford Fiesta Sedan, the Curt Trailer hitch that is a fit is part # C11055. The Draw-Tite hitch...
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  • Is It Okay To Tow A Small Trailer With a 2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • According to the owner's manual for your 2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback, this vehicle is not approved for trailer towing. That said, there are others who tow with this vehicle and I can understand you needing to get you belongings from New York to Florida so I think you will be okay if you just use your best discretion. For a trailer hitch, I recommend the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 24961 which is a custom fit, no drill option and for a trailer wiring harness, I...
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  • What is the Weight Capacity of the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24961
  • The Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24961 weighs just over 20 lbs and has a Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) of 2,000 lbs with a Tongue Weight (TW) of 200 lbs. It will easily be able to carry 85 lbs of bikes and bike rack. A trailer hitch does not play in to Tongue Weight (TW) so you only need to note the 85 lbs that you already calculated. Please note that the Draw-Tite Class I trailer hitches, like the part # 24961 have a tab welded on the inside of the receiver so only accesories...
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  • Exhaust Pipe of 2014 Ford Fiesta Rattles Against Trailer Hitch
  • What you describe is not an unusual occurrence that has some easy fixes, as you can see by clicking on the help article links I've provided for you. When a hitch is installed, its location is fixed, because it's bolted to the vehicle. Exhaust systems, however use flexible rubber isolators or dampeners that mean the exact location of the exhaust can vary slightly (or not so slightly) from vehicle to vehicle. This can sometimes lead to the exhaust rattling against the hitch with varying...
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  • What is the Difference Between Draw-Tite Trailer Hitches 24961 and 24855 for a 2016 Ford Fiesta
  • In order for the hitch to fit the 2017 models of the Ford Fiesta the hitch 24855 had to be changed a little. That change required a new part number, # 24961, which now fits the 2011 to 2017 Ford Fiesta instead of ending at the 2016 model year. If you want to use the hitch for an accessory such as a bike rack or cargo carrier then you have to make sure the accessory is rated for use with a Class I trailer hitch. Also, with a bike rack, you are limited to 2 bikes maximum on a Class I hitch....
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2015 Ford Fiesta and Adult and Kid Race Bikes
  • The best solution to carrying race bikes is to use a platform style bike carrier. For that we will need to find you a hitch for your 2015 Ford Fiesta. If your Fiesta is a hatchback then Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 24961 is a great option. If you have a sedan then the hitch number is # 24910. These hitches are both Class I hitches with 1-1/4 inch receivers rated for 200 pounds tongue weight. For a platform style rack that will work with this type of hitch I recommend the Kuat Transfer #...
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  • Troubleshooting Play in Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch for Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • There really should not be any play with the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch # 24961 that fits 2011 - 2019 Ford Fiesta hatchbacks. If you are sure this is the issue I highly recommend taking a look at the linked installation instructions and ensuring the bolts are torqued to the specs in the instructions. I've also added a link to a video of this hitch being installed on a Fiesta that I recommend taking a look at just to compare your install.
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2012 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • I will be happy to provide my opinion between the hitch options for a 2012 Ford Fiesta. I also surveyed my fellow experts and we all came to the same conclusion. We would all prefer the Draw-Tite trailer hitch, # 24961, over the other hitch options. The main reason is that with the Draw-Tite hitch, you will NOT have to use a stabilization strap for non-trailer loads like you would with the Curt hitch. I have included a link to the isntallation instructions for this hitch for you. If...
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  • Recommendation on a Vehicle Wiring Harness for a 2013 Ford Fiesta
  • For your 2013 Ford Fiesta, I recommend the Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness, # 118471. The T-One harness is designed to connect to already existing OEM wiring plugs on your Ford Fiesta. You will have to run wire to your battery to help power the Modulite converter. This converter will draw power directly from the battery to avoid overloading the vehicle's wiring when the trailer lights are used. Once connected, the harness will allow you to use the 4-pole connector to run the...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2015 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • I do have a solution for you, however the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24910 referenced in your question is designed to fit the sedan model of your 2015 Ford Fiesta. For your hatchback model, I instead recommend the Draw-Tite Class I Sport Frame Receiver Hitch # 24961. This is custom-fit for your vehicle, which means no drilling will be required during installation. This is a Class I hitch with a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening, a tongue weight capacity of 200 pounds and...
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  • Trailer Hitch Towing Capacity for 2015 Ford Fiesta
  • I checked with Ford on the towing capacities for the 2015 Ford Fiesta and they have "towing not recommended" for your vehicle. We have hitches for your vehicle though like the Draw Tite part # 24961 for the hatchback and the # 24910 for the sedan models. These hitches have a 2,000 lb towing capacity.
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  • Exhaust Makes Contact with Trailer Hitch and Makes A Lot of Noise
  • It is very possible that some part of the exhaust is making contact with your newly installed trailer hitch. I have included a link to the right to a help article that explains several different ways that you could fix this problem. Most of them you can do at home. And if all else fails a muffler shop could take care of the issue.
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  • Will the Draw-Tite # 24855 Trailer Hitch Fit a 2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • Yes, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 24961 is a confirmed fit for your 2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback. This doesn't come with a 50mm hitch ball but you can use one in addition to a ball mount like part # 3594. The 50mm hitch ball that is compatible with this drawbar is the part # 63912. For wiring you would need to start with the Tekonsha T-One # 118641 which gives you a 4-Way connector for the basic trailer lighting. Then to add a 7-Way connector use the Universal Wiring Kit # ETBC7. This...
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  • Can a 2012 Ford Fiesta Tow a Small Boat Trailer
  • We offer several 1-1/4-inch Class I trailer hitches for the 2012 Ford Fiesta, for both the sedan and the hatchback versions. The hitch you referenced, Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 24961, is a fit for the hatchback. However, my research on the vehicle did not reveal any officially-rated towing capacity. You will need to check your owner's manual or consult with your local Ford dealership to confirm if the vehicle is rated for towing. Please note that availability of a hitch for any given...
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  • Fit of Draw-Tite Class I Trailer Hitch # 24961 on 2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback w/ Ecoboost Engine
  • According to my contact at Draw-Tite, the Class I # 24855 hitch is compatible with all 5 dr hatchback models of the 2014 Fiesta, including models with the Ecoboost engine. If you'll be doing some light towing with your Fiesta, you might also need the following: Ball mount part # 3593 Trailer Wiring Harness, part # 118471 2 Inch Trailer Ball, part # 19258 1-7/8 Inch Trailer Ball, part # 19256 Locking Hitch Pin, part # RH2-XL Before attempting to tow with your Fiesta, be sure...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver and Other Parts to Tow a Trailer with 2015 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • The Draw-Tite Sportframe Hitch, part # 24961 will work fine on your 2015 Fiesta. It is a Class I hitch and it has a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening. If you are looking to do some light towing with the hitch, I recommend a ball mount as the # 3593. This ball fitting features either an increase of 2-1/8 inches or 2-3/4 inches down. For a 1-7/8 inch hitch ball, I recommend part # 19256 and for a 2 inch ball, you can use part # 19258. If you need trailer wiring, I recommend the piece...
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  • Which Draw Tite Hitch Fits a 2015 Subaru Impreza Sedan
  • The correct Draw Tite hitch fit for a 2015 Subaru Impreza Sedan is the part # 24961 actually. The 76084 you mentioned is for similar Subarus but not the Impreza.
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  • Best Trailer Hitch for 2019 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • The best trailer hitch for your 2019 Ford Fiesta Hatchback is the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24961 because it has a 200 lb tongue weight capacity and 2,000 lb towing capacity, which is more than the Curt Trailer Hitch # C11067 which also fits the '19 Fiesta Hatchback. While you may not be towing with this vehicle, the extra 50 lbs of tongue weight capacity can go a long way. Tongue weight is the combined amount of weight you can have on the hitch for when you are using...
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  • Fit and Compatibility of the Saris Bones 2-Bike Trunk Mounted Rack on a 2015 Ford Fiesta
  • According to Saris, the Bones 2 # SA805BL will fit for your 2015 Ford Fiesta with spoiler. We have not had a chance to test fit the bike rack here at etrailer, but according to Saris you will want to place the lower rack feet on the bumper and you will not be able to use the rear wiper when the rack is installed. Due to the fact that this bike rack is a bumper supported rack you will not be able to open the hatch of your Fiesta when this is installed. Typically no trunk mounted bike...
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  • Trailer Hitch Receiver and Wiring Harness Recommendation for 2015 Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • When it comes to a trailer hitch receiver for your 2015 Ford Fiesta Hatchback, I recommend going with the Draw-Tite Sportframe, # 24961. This hitch requires no drilling or welding for installation and offers a 2000 lb towing and 200 lb tongue weight capacity. Since it sounds like you plan to tow your kayak on a small trailer, in addition to the hitch you will also need Ball Mount # 3594, Hitch Ball, # 19256 for 1-7/8 inch or # 19258 for 2 inch, and T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness, # 118641. I...
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  • Hitch and Cargo Carrier Recommendation for a 2012 Ford Fiesta
  • I have a solution for you, but there are no Class III 2 inch hitches available for your 2012 Ford Fiesta so the cargo carrier you reference would not be able to be carried with your vehicle. What you will need is a hitch like the part # 24961 which has been confirmed to fit your vehicle and then go with a cargo carrier like the Surco Cargo Carrier # 52017 which will fit the hitch. I attached a review video for both products I mentioned as well.
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  • Recommended Bike Rack to Carry Two Bikes on 2012 Ford Fiesta Hatchback and 2010 Volkswagen Jetta
  • Hitch mount vs. trunk mount can be tough. Especially if you don't already have the hitch receiver. The hitch mount will be much more stable and safer for your vehicle, but a trunk mount is much more economical. The Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top # HRF2 is a great trunk mount especially for your hatchback. But if you're planning to keep the rack for a long time it might not be a great fit for your next car. Also, if you're carrying the bikes for long distances it could damge your car. For...
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  • Weight of Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver for Ford Fiesta Hatchback
  • The Draw-Tite # 24961 has a shipping weight of 26 pounds. Subtract a little for shipping materials and you'll have a 22 or 23 pound hitch receiver. It's designed to fit the Ford Fiesta hatchback from 2011 to 2017.
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  • Trailer Hitch Fit For 2015 Ford Fiesta ST Hatchback
  • The 2015 Ford Fiesta ST is the hatchback model, and there are a pair of trailer hitches that will fit your car, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24961 and Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C11067. The accompanying photo is of a hitch on a Fiesta; I have also added a link to an install video so you can see exactly what you'll need to do. The only trimming you'll need to do is a 2" section of the heat shield which means there is no fascia trimming needed at all. Though both hitches...
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