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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  • Draw-Tite
  • Class II
  • 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • 300 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • Concealed Cross Tube
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 36492 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.

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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 36492

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.


  • 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


  • 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.

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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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36492 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 36492 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2010 - 2019 Ford Taurus

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Video of Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class II - 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 - 2012 Ford Taurus - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2012 Ford Taurus were going to install part no. 36492 from Draw Tite. This is what the hitch looks like when it is installed on your car. Next we go ahead and give you some measures to help you out selecting some accessories such as a cargo carrier or a bicycle carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside of the bumper is going to be 4 inches. And from the top to receiver opening down to the ground will be 10 and 3/4 inches.Now were going to show you how to have the hitches install.

First step is go ahead and lower the exhaust, put some lubricant- do this one first now go and lower the muffler by removing these bolts for the hanger. Now we'll go ahead and remove the faster 3 tabs from the bumper. These theyll be reinstalled when were done. And now were gonna drill theses pods right here well drill 2 inbore holes here and here. Our next step is go ahead and install some hardware.

Were gonna install this plate and carriage bolt. Were gonna install using this access hole here and we pull through up this hole here using the bolt lair it comes with the kit. Pushing through the hole were going to use and out the access hole. Were taking back through the bolt reader, push it through the frame, then go ahead and thread in the bolt. Pull out the back here.

All right! Thats it for the passengers side. We will repeat the same process over on the drivers side. At this point we can go ahead and install the hitch on 2 fasteners we just installed. Now you definitely want to have extra hands to help hold it up in the air while you line up the bolts with the hitch and when you install the hardware make sure teeth is on the carpet washer pointed towards the hitch. And when put up your hitch you wanna make sure you put up the bumper cover out of the way as well.

To make our attachment here at the bumper structure well slide a net inside and then run our hex bolt in here and then counter it to washer into it. Okay we go this one started. We go to the other side and repeat the same process. With all the hardware placed we go ahead and tighten them down. Now we'll go ahead and torque the bolts down as specified in the instructions.Now we'll go ahead and put the bumper cover fastener back into place and reinstall the exhaust. With that will finish to install of part no. 36492 for drawn type our 2012 Ford Taurus.

Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class II - 1-1/4" - 36492

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (3 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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2011 Ford Taurus

Just want to say thank you for a good experience with the trailer hitch for my Taurus. The hitch and wiring kit came in a timely fashion. The how to videos were excellent and easy to follow. The whole installation only took about an hour. Excellent! 422422

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2013 Ford Taurus

The drawtite hitch was an excellent fit for my 2013 taurus. Took me about 40 min. to install. The T-wiring harness is easy to install and works great. Would recommend both products to anyone. 57933

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Thank you very much for my order. I noticed it first thing when I got home from work. I loved the fact you tracked and wrote notes on where the shipment was when. I will recommend you to all of my friends. 22230


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  • Recommended 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch for 2012 Honda CR-V and 2018 Ford Taurus
  • Starting with the 2012 Honda CR-V, I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 36520. This Class II hitch is confirmed to fit your CR-V and will use existing holes in the vehicle's frame for a no-drill installation. It will provide you with a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening and features a tongue weight capacity of 300 pounds. I have attached an installation video on your vehicle that you can use for reference, along with the written installation instructions. Then for your 2018...
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  • Replacement Hardware for Trailer Hitch Purchased at Trailer Rental Place for 2013 Ford Taurus
  • Your 'Trailer Rental Place' branded hitch was manufactured by Draw-Tite that's been re-stickered with the name of the trailer rental people. What you have is a # 75670 if it's a Class III with a 2 inch receiver tube or # 36492 with a 1-1/4 inch receiver tube. You would indeed use part # RHK. On the product page (click the link below) in the field for Hitch Item Number, type in # 75670 for a Class III or # 36492 for a Class II. In the "Manufacturer" drop down menu, choose Draw-Tite then...
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  • Is Suspension Enhancement Required with Trailer Hitch for 2013 Ford Taurus
  • Not necessarily, installing a trailer hitch on your 2013 Ford Taurus like the Draw Tite part # 36492 would be fine without suspension enhancement, but adding it wouldn't be a bad idea if you plan to tow near the vehicle's capacity. For the suspension you'd then want the Air Lift kit part # AL60821 which would give you more suspension support to help level the vehicle.
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  • Replacement Hardware for Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 36492 For a 2010 Ford Taurus
  • If you lost just one bolt for hitch # 36492 you could get a replacement from a hardware store. There are 2 different bolt sizes with this hitch. There is a carriage bolt, 1/2 inch -13 X 1-3/4 inches, grade 5. And there is a hex bolt, 1/2 inch -13 X 1-1/4 inch, grade 5. A hardware store that knows their nuts and bolts can get you the correct replacement. Make sure it is grade 5. If you are missing additional hardware the best thing to do is order replacement hardware kit # RHK. Just...
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