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

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

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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 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class II - 1-1/4" part number 36423 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 36423

  • Draw-Tite
  • Class II
  • 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 300 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.


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 and pin and clip sold separately


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"
  • Rating: Class II
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 3,500 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 300 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.



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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class II - 1-1/4" - 36423

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (67 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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2007 Jeep Compass

very easy to install . first one I have done took less than an hour from start to out the door 2007 jeep compass 152222



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2014 Jeep Patriot

This is the second hitch I bought from etrailer. I am very pleased with the selection, price and especially the thorough installation and/or videos. Also, when I called with a question, I got a quick exact knowledgible answer. 349804


Comments
still working very well. Last used it to pull my son-in-laws truck out of heavy snow
Jerry - 03/08/2018

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The hitch installed well and I'll no doubt be happy with it. Installation is well within the DIY range. The video was quite helpful. Still, I have a few thoughts for improvement: (1) Removing the rubber muffler mounts was by far the most difficult step, and some additional suggestions would be useful. I managed to get them off by using a small flat head screwdriver along the shaft and prying the rubber mount over the shoulder. There's no way they were just going to slide off. (2) The mounting bolts & nuts are 7/8" - a problem since most standard socket sets & box-end wrench sets have 3/4" as the largest size. I had to buy a socket & combination wrench in order to tighten - pliers were a non-starter. (3) Nowhere in the video or the printed instructions does it say how far (vertically) to cut the fascia. There's a photo in the printed instructions that helps you guess, but an expected measurement would be helpful. 683344



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Great product, great service, great prices. Installed in about 40 min. Easy to install, helpful instructions. Thank you! 849346



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2007 Jeep Compass

Installation of the Draw-Tite Class II receiver hitch and T-One wiring harness took 3 hours on my 2007 Jeep Compass. Now I'm ready for boating season. Instructions were straight forward for both items. etrailer delivered the products in less than a week. I will recommend etrailer to friends in the future. 761946



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Everything i expected and more. Great price, and durable. A year later is still looks brand new. Just purchased my second one last week for my sub. 744689



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2007 Jeep Compass

great shipping, arrived on time and easy tracking. Installed after reading directions and watching video. Easy and quick with minimal tools. Always order my hitches from etrailer and recommend to friends and family. 640419



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2017 Jeep Patriot

Put it on my 2017 jeep patriot and pulled a u haul moving trailer from Rhode island to Indianapolis. Then in Indianapolis I bought a pop up camper hauled it back to the house in indy and in. October of this year am hauling another u haul trailer to Florida then back to indy pick up the pop up and take it back to Florida with me!!!best hitch I ever bought!!!!will always come to you guys for all my jeep accessories !!!!! 623166


Comments
Excellent it has been a year and I went from rhode isalnd to indiana back to rhode island to florida back to rhode island moved to indiana and then moved to Florida where I reside now. I will always use your products the are proven to meet and exceed my standards of travel!!!!
Jeffrey A - 04/12/2020

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2017 Jeep Patriot

Solid. Easy to install. I'm not a mechanic but I watched the install video beforehand and had it in in less than 2 hours. Very pleased with my purchase. Shipping was very fast as well. Ordered late Friday and was at my door Tuesday. 574939



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2015 Jeep Patriot

haven't installed it yet (too hot) but sure looks good 541491



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2016 Jeep Patriot

great hitch and wiring 520379



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Customer service was very helpful! Item was shipped to my door in less than 2 days. 456438



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2016 Jeep Patriot

Very well built, clean welds and I'm sure will serve many years of towing. Only suggestion, is on my car (2016 Jeep Patriot) lowering the exhaust via the rubber hangers was suggested. That is virtually impossible so I pulled all the plastic push riverts out of the bumper cover and had my son just pull on the bumper cover, providing ample room for install. 440979



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2012 Jeep Patriot

Hitch is exactly as I expected. Installation is just like the video. 2012 Jeep Patriot. I am 70, reasonably fit for age, and managed it without assistance and without a hoist or jacking vehicle. Supported the exhaust system on wood blocks during the installation. On 2012 Patriot there is a emissions control-related cannister in left rear that interferes a little but can be maneuvered around without much trouble. Socket wrench extensions are probably a necessity. Unless a person is mechanically challenged or in subpar condition, I think this 1 person self install of this hitch on the Patriot is quite doable. Otherwise, get a teenager to help. 400553



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2015 Jeep Patriot

Best price, speedy free shipping and was wowed by the quality. Real sturdy hitch and the you tube video made installation a breeze. Wire harness was of great quality also. Only regret was not purchasing the ball mount with my order. Thanks............Dave 385373



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2017 Jeep Patriot

Purchased a new vehicle and needed a new hitch to continue using my bike rack and storage tray. Hitch was name-brand, inexpensive and arrived 2 days after ordering. Very satisfied with my purchase and would recommend. 383809


Comments
The trailer hitch still works great! Going to be using it quite a bit this summer with my bike rack and hitch-haul tray.
Andy S - 05/23/2018

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2007 Jeep Compass

Easy to install, works great. 350812



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Shipping time and the price very reasonable. The instrutional videos were very helpful as well. Would highly recommend. 304550



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Great Price! Best I found. Also fast shipping & easy to install. 282791


Comments
We loved the hitch but had to sell the Jeep. Looking for another one next for the replacement vehicle.
Brian - 10/12/2017

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2015 Jeep Patriot

The fit was perfect. The installation instructions were accurate. 250324



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2016 Jeep Patriot

It fits - installed on a new 2016 Jeep Patriot. Build quality of the hitch is OK, but had some burrs that needed filing off. I would not say it's an easy installation, but it can be done without dropping the exhaust system. 236649


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Hitch is holding up just fine.
Dave - 01/30/2017

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2014 Jeep Patriot

This is my second etrailer purchase and boy that was quick. Shipped the day I ordered. Web site has instructions and importantly videos for us to review before we begin installation in a couple of weeks. Thanks for the great service and products. 227189



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putt on by my self 1/2 hr or so havent use yet butt sure willl do wt i wont it to 203954



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2011 Jeep Patriot

I installed this hitch on a 2011 Jeep Patriot yesterday. The instructions are horrible. The part with the measurements are very confusing and they would have you cut the fascia lengthwise 2". Well let me tell you that I ended up cutting 3 3/4" up the fascia to get this hitch on there. The instructions need some modifications. The hitch is a draw-tite and they speak for themselves. The instructions didn't mention dropping the exhaust either. I found that in one of the three videos I watched. 179090



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2008 Jeep Patriot

Perfect fit. Took about 45 minutes to install. No alterations necessary for '08 Patriot. Bike rack fit perfectly. 167656


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Ask the Experts about this Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch

  • Can a 1-1/4 Inch Bike Rack be Used in a 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
    You can still use your 1-1/4 inch bike rack with a 2 inch trailer hitch receiver. The first thing I would check is to see if there is an adapter sleeve or alternate shank that is designed specifically for your bike rack in order to use it in a 2 inch hitch. This would be the most ideal way to adapt the bike rack to fit the new hitch. If a specific adapter is not available, you can use a reducer sleeve to convert the 2 inch hitch to a 1-1/4 inch for times when you want to use the bike...
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  • Difference Between Draw-Tite Class II Hitch # 36423 and Class III Hitch # 75712 on 2008 Jeep Compass
    The difference in the Draw-Tite Class II 1-1/4 Inch Hitch, part # 36423, and the Draw-Tite Class III 2 Inch Hitch, part # 75712, for your 2008 Jeep Compass is the receiver size and the tongue weight capacity. They both have a 3,500-lb gross towing weight capacity. The # 36423 hitch is a Class II rated hitch with a 300-lb tongue weight capacity and a 1-1/4 inch receiver size. The # 75712 hitch is a Class III rated hitch with a 525-lb tongue weight capacity and a 2 inch receiver size. I...
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  • Bolts For Trailer Hitch on a 2007 Jeep Patriot Will Not Fit Factory Weldnuts
    It sounds like what you are experiencing are weldnuts that are packed with grime and corrosion. This happens if a vehicle has seen at least 1 winter. You will need to clean out the weldnuts using a spray lubricant like WD-40, a wire brush like # DW00254, and some muscle. I have included some links that will explain and show you how to get the weldnuts cleaned out so you can install the bolts and hitch.
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  • Is Trimming Required to InstallDraw-Tite Hitch # 36423 on a 2011 Jeep Patriot Sport
    On your 2011 Jeep Patriot Sport, there will be trimming required for installation of the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, item # 36423. I have posted a drawing of the area of the fascia that will have to be trimmed. The construction of the rear of the Compass does require minor trimming when installing this hitch also. You may also be interested in the following items to complete your Class II towing setup. Trailer Wiring, # 118552 Draw-Tite Ball Mount, # 36061 etrailer.com Ball Mount...
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  • Availability of a Trailer Hitch Receiver for a 2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette
    We have several hitches that will fit your 200 Oldsmobile Silhouette, but the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, item # 36423, is not a match for your vehicle. I would recommend the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver Class III, item # 75278, for your Silhouette. The 2 inch Class III receiver will give you more options for towing and accessories like bike racks and cargo carriers. If you would rather have the smaller Class II hitch, the Draw-Tite Class II Trailer Hitch, item # 36361,...
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  • Is the Drawbar Pin and Clip Included With Draw-Tite, 36423, Class II Receiver Hitch on 2009 Jeep
    No, the draw bar, pin and clip are not included with the Draw-Tite Class II Trailer Hitch, part # 36423. The manufacturer recommended drawbar for the 2009 Jeep Patriot is, part # 36061, which needs to be used in the rise position only. You will also need a hitch pin and clip, part # PC2, and a properly sized hitch ball, part # 19256 (1-7/8 inch diameter) or # 19258 (2 inch diameter). If you do not already have trailer wiring, you will need the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness, part # 118552,...
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  • Recommendation For Hitch That Clears The Muffler On A 2010 Jeep Compass
    Having the exhaust system contact and rattle against the hitch is a fairly common occurrence that can happen with just about any vehicle. You can install the hitch on two identical vehicles, and it'll rattle on one and not on the other. When the hitch is installed, it's in a static or fixed postion. It will not move. Due to the rubber isolators used to install exhaust systems, the exhaust system can move around a bit and its exact location can vary a bit from vehicle to vehicle. There's...
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  • Is Fascia Trimming Required for Trailer Hitch Installation on a 2011 Jeep Patriot
    When I enter your 2011 Jeep Patriot into our fit guide, I show that all of the available hitches (see link to the options) require fascia trimming. The 2011 models have a 2 inch vertical fascia that will interfere with hitch installation. Trimming is not as difficult as you might think, and you may have the tools you need already. You can use a utility knife to score the trim lines and aviator shears to make the 2 inch long cut on each side. Then, it is just a matter of bending the...
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  • Class II Trailer Hitch Availability for a 2014 Jeep Patriot
    Your owners manual will be the final authority on towing capacities for your 2014 Jeep Patriot. Most of the info I found on your vehicle said 2,000 lbs was the max capacity, but you will need to verify that with the owners manual since different equipped versions of the same vehicle can have different capacities. That being said, you can use a trailer hitch on your vehicle that has a higher capacity than your vehicle. You would just have to be sure not to exceed the vehicle capacity....
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  • Is Trimming Required to Install the Draw-Tite Class II Trailer Hitch # 36423 on a 2014 Jeep Patriot
    The Draw-Tite Class II Trailer Hitch, # 36423, will fit your 2014 Jeep Patriot and some fascia trimming is required. The hitch will bolt to the frame, but part of the bumper fascia must be trimmed for the receiver. I have attached the installation instructions for this hitch that includes several diagrams and dimensions that you will find helpful when determining where to trim the fascia. All of the trailer hitches offered for your Jeep Patriot require fascia trimming.
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  • Options for Carrying 4 Bikes with a 2010 Nissan Altima with a Class I Hitch
    I believe I have an option for carrying 4 bikes with your Altima, but the thing about using a hitch adapter is that they cut the capacity of the hitch in half due to the increased leverage and movement the adapter creates. Since the hitch on your 2010 Nissan Altima is most likely a Class I hitch with a 200 lb tongue capacity and using a hitch adapter would reduce that down to 100 lbs, you would not have enough capacity for the weight of your rack plus 4 bikes. Also, Class I hitches...
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  • Will the # 75712 Draw-Tite Class III Max Frame Trailer Hitch Fit on a 2007 Jeep Compass
    Yes, the Draw-Tite Class III Max-Frame Trailer Hitch, # 75712, is a confirmed fit for the 2007 Jeep Compass. The Draw-Tite Class II Trailer Hitch, # 36423, is also a confirmed fit for your Compass. The main difference between these two hitches for your vehicle is that the Class III hitch is going to provide you with a 2 inch receiver opening which will allow many more accessories to be used in the hitch. If you plan on towing with your 2007 Compass, you will need a wiring harness,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Compatibility with 2014 Jeep Patriot
    We offer several hitch options for the 2014 Jeep Patriot, all shown on the linked page, that install with certain requirements. These installation requirements may include some trimming of plastic fascia parts, temporary removal of the exhaust heat shield and/or tow hooks, and temporary lowering of the exhaust, just to provide easier access to the mounting points on the frame. I have never heard of a hitch installation on a standard passenger vehicle being affected by the location of...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Installation Information for 2012 Jeep Compass
    There are Class II and III hitches available for your Jeep Compass which you can see by clicking the provided link. Whenever the choice is available we recommend going with a Class III with the 2 inch receiver opening, because it is the most common. The Class III will allow you future flexibility in choosing hitch mounted accessories, since there is a much better selection of accessories available that are compatible with the 2 inch receiver opening. I would recommend either the Draw-Tite...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2009 Jeep Patriot with Rear Spoiler
    Thule does list the Passage 3 trunk mount bike rack # TH911XT as a fit for the 2009 Jeep Liberty. However that spoiler at the top would interfere with the isntallation of the top hooks of the rack and the spoiler is not designed to carry any additional weight and could get damaged. The only trunk mount bike rack I recommend for your vehicle would be the Hollywood Racks Over-the-Top rack # HRF2-3. This rack has an additional upper arm piece that moves the straps up and over the spoiler...
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  • Economical 2-Bike Rack Recommendation for 2012 Jeep Patriot
    If the Jeep Patriot has a 1-1/4 inch size hitch installed on it the Reese bike rack part # 63120 would fit and work well. There are 1-1/4 inch hitches available for a 2012 Jeep Patriot like the Draw Tite hitch part # 36423 but you would still want to measure the hitch of the vehicle to be sure as there are also 2 inch hitches available for this vehicle too. The other option is to go with a bike rack that can fit both hitch sizes of 2 inch and 1-1/4 inch so that you don't have to measure...
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