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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your Mercedes-Benz M-Class's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.
Note: All non-trailer loads - bike racks, cargo carriers and so forth - should be supported with stabilizing straps. Failure to properly support these loads will void your hitch warranty from CURT.
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No drilling required for installation , Per Curt warranty requirements, all non-trailer loads (bike racks, cargo carriers, etc) must be supported by stabilizing straps, such as 18050, sold separately
Average Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars (11 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.
This was the perfect hitch for my 2002 ML500. I did not need a higher load rating for this car and I wanted something that looked as close to a manufacturer install as possible. The dimensions of this hitch allowed for that. Only a small relief cut of the bumper cover was needed. The installation was straightforward. The instruction video for the lighting module was helpful. However, I will say routing the power lead from the left rear taillight to the right front battery location is a bear if you want it to be well secured and hidden. I recommend taking the time to clean up and lube the spare tire assembly. It will never be easier than when doing this install. I also suggest that cutting out the facia plate so that it can be used makes a huge difference in the final appearance. Trimming out the cut with some fuel line adds a finished look. Thanks for a great product and a truly helpful website. 202403
Mercedes hitch installation After several web searches through my ML Blogs& advice from Engineers at work, I was able to complete the task in 40min! * took the bumper off by sliding it straight back after removing qty 4 screws located behind 3 bumper covers * inspected the hitch + instructions * inspected holes on car bumper, making sure that there is no debris in holes (used wd-40 in one to lube bolt in) * installed hitch * re-installed bumper * took the longest time because it has to be aligned to the guides on each side of the car * center attachments also had to be carefully re-aligned due to the size of the hitch * two people is recommended for a faster re-install Hope this helps future buyers... I attached some pictures...thank you for the awesome product! 4715
by: Ralph S.05/06/2013
Purchased this hitch receiver for a friend, as usual quick delivery and easy installation. Been dealing with e-trailer for years now and have yet to be dissapointed. 79111
by: Russell c11/13/2012
Great quality! Very easy to install with the video for the actual vehicle I was using them for. First class customer service pleasure to do business with! Thank you 59372
Great quality and easy install. Received sooner than expected. I will use E-Trailer in the future. Great customer service and communication. Thanks Etrailer. 29714
by: Jeff A.05/08/2013
Etrailer shipped this product right away and arrived quickly. Install instructions and install was a breeze. Great company and great hitch! 79488
by: Don R08/10/2016
This hitch was exactly what I needed and I had two day delivery. Great job etrailer.com 282037
by: Don R08/10/2016
This hitch was exactly what I needed and I had two day delivery. Great job etrailer 282038
by: Tom H06/11/2013
Great product. Bolts right on. Simple installation. Good price. 84146
by: Dwayne E08/08/2012
Product arrived early and was exactly what I ordered. 50969
Excellent on time and Products. 52561
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