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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from etrailer. etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" part number e98836 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98836

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 4000 lbs GTW
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • etrailer
  • 400 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.


Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with 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
  • Matte black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Made in the USA
    • Mounting hardware may be imported


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 4,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 400 lbs
    • Not rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Rugged, Matte Black Finish

The sturdy steel construction is protected with a matte black finish for added durability. This unique powder coating gives etrailer hitches a carbide-like appearance and a rugged look that sets them apart from traditional glossy hitches. In addition to being rust and corrosion resistant, the tough matte coating hides dirt, scuffs, and dings better than a glossy finish.


Matte Carbide Finish vs Glossy Finish

Matte Carbide Finish vs Glossy Finish

etrailer Technical Support

At etrailer 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

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" - e98836

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (279 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.

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I installed this hitch on my 2017 Jeep Compass. Followed the instructions and video , i did remove the nuts and dropped the charcoal canister ( it made it easier to install the drivers side bolts). I like the one piece construction and the black finish looks great. I use a cargo carrier and utility trailer.


Comments
Still completely satisfied . The finish sill looks good no rust or pealing
Robert S - 07/12/2021


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2012 Jeep Patriot

Excellent quality. For a 73 year old guy with a brain injury and Parkinsons, it took me a little longer considering I was working in my driveway in 35 degree weather and off and on rain showers. However, it fit my Jeep perfectly, just as advertised. As soon as I finished the installation, i hooked up my boat and took a test drive, it worked great!



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Fits as advertised. Couldn't get the muffler to come down but three of us got it into position. It bolted on properly. Noah was a big help in putting the complete order. Bike rack is on back order but I'm looking forward to it and the pin lock coming in the mail soon.


Comments
Pin lock useless, no size available. You’ll have to bolt it securely to the hitch receiver and hope it deters thieves from stealing everything. you’ll need to have bike locks if don’t want a thief taking them off your rack.
Scott - 06/08/2021


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After considering having this hitch mounted for me, I decided to try it myself during this Covid-19 year when I was marooned at home anyway. The instructional video was a must. I got the exhaust hung out of the way, the heat shield out, and the little black box removed. At 69 years old, I couldn't quite lift the hitch into place but my young neighbor muscled it in while I put the bolts in and we were good. Used a hack saw blade to cut the bumper plastic and it looks better than the last job done by a dealer.


Comments
Still dandy and solid
Larry - 03/05/2022


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I have used etrailer numerous times and it is always a great experience. I am a cyclist, and so are several of my family members - and we go to etrailer every time we need to add a hitch to a car for the bike racks. They always have what I need at a great price and I never seem to have the "supply chain" issues that seem to pop up everywhere else. Always quick, always right, and always a great price. What more could you ask for??



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2016 Jeep Patriot

On a 2016 Jeep Patriot Sport the install was challenging. The hitch itself was great but removing the Jeep’s skirt covering the bumper was the challenging part. I would recommend the product, well made and a good fit.


Comments
We continue to explore this amazing state, Oregon on foot and on bike and have enjoyed the secure hold of this hitch!
Jennifer - 01/10/2022


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Pretty easy to install. Dropping the exhaust is annoying, but its not that bad. Using some sort of penetrating oil helps a ton! Using that, the rubber brackets slide right off. I did this by myself and it took me about 90 minutes. I'm sure if I had help I could have done it in under an hour.


Comments
No complaints. Nothing has loosened and it’s worked great
David - 03/08/2022


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USA made product. Fit well, no modifications needed. Images of the installation process attached.



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Overall, it was the correct product, reasonably priced, it arrived in a timely manner, and easy to install. Just wish I would have checked into the lights wiring, maybe suggest to go along with hitch. May have and I just missed it, still very happy overall. Will recommend to others. Thank You.



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Jeep Compass

Installation was simple and all hardware was there. Haven't really used it yet. I mostly got it so I could use a cargo rack. This hitch should more than handle anything you would tow or haul with a jeep compass.



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Jeep Compass

This well built reciever was delivered quickly and installation instructions were straightfoward. An excellent addition to my jeep compass. Already have a cargo carrier installed. would defiantly recommend etrailer to anyone in need of towing or hauling equipment.


Comments
Without A Hitch
Robert - 10/21/2021


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Great price, the hitch installed easily. I would recommend this product without hesitation.


Comments
GREAT PRODUCT, EXCELLENT FIT AND EASY INSTALL, NO ISSUES WHATSOEVER
Vince - 02/22/2022


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Very easy install, took maybe 30 mins with two people. The finish also looked very good. Nice matte finish that added a little extra protection in my opinion. Overall 10/10



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I purchased this hitch receiver to pull a small trailer behind my Jeep. The Jeep isn’t ideal pulling a trailer but it’s what I have. It’s pretty handy to expand your cargo capability.



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2014 Jeep Patriot

The product I purchased will be very useful with my my bike rack, to which I have needed to use for a long time, instead of trying to fit my bikes in the back of my Jeep; risking damage to them. Thank you so much for sending such a great product in such a timely manner.



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Quality hitch Installed myself (almost)



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Exactly what I needed. Very timely delivery, and free shipping!!



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2012 Jeep Patriot

Easy to install. Love the product


Comments
Still solid as ever. Not one issue. Still a great hitch.
Bill w - 12/30/2021


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This is my second hitch ordered from etrailer another big win easy-to-install look great fit well I'm very happy with the etrailer products



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2016 Jeep Patriot

It was exactly what I needed and the ease of installing the hitch was very easy. Awesome product



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I ordered this hitch for my Nephew as a birthday gift. I found that the year of his vehicle was older than I thought when I ordered it. But fortunately it still worked perfectly. He uses it all the time hauling metal and such to the reclaim yard in our area. The install went well and he is very happy with the product. Thank you for your help with this order, and I received it in time for his birthday.



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the box was damaged during shipping. the left edge of the hitch was scratched from sticking out of the box during shipping. directions were for a smaller hitch. so i had to recut the rear facia . hitch looks good.



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Installation took for ever



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2015 Jeep Compass

I purchased a newer vehicle and needed a trailer hitch and wire harness to pull a utility trailer. I researched and eTrailer offered the best prices. It was free and fast shipping. It is a great product, both easy to install and they help by offering video for your products. I would highly recomend eTrailer and their products.


Comments
GREAT! I highly recommend
Brian - 06/07/2020


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Great! Easy to install.


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