Class 3 Trailer Hitch
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Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch

Part No. 13088 Warranty Details  

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The CURT class 3 trailer hitch is the most common type of trailer hitch installed on full-size pickup trucks and SUVs. It is also found on full-size cars, crossover SUVs, minivans and mid-size trucks. That is because the class 3 packs the punch of a heavyweight hitch while still staying light on its feet. This CURT class 3 hitch offers a gross trailer weight capacity of 5,000 lbs. and a comparable tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs. It is designed to be a custom-fit trailer hitch for certain years of the Nissan Pathfinder or Infiniti QX4 SUV (to verify your vehicle compatibility, see the CURT application guide at curtmfg.com). It features a square tube frame and comes with all necessary hardware for a complete installation.The 2" x 2" receiver tube opening of this class 3 hitch is able to accept a hitch-mounted accessory, such as a bike rack or cargo carrier, or a ball mount to tow most standard size trailers, including utility trailers, single-horse livestock trailers, boat trailers and large campers. One special feature about the class 3 that is not found in classes 1 or 2 is its compatibility with a weight distribution hitch. When used in combination with a WD hitch, this class 3's gross trailer weight capacity increases to 6,000 lbs. and the tongue weight capacity to 600 lbs. (NOTE: Never exceed the lowest weight capacity of any towing component).CURT class 3 trailer hitches are engineered to be strong and capable, having a quality steel frame and a solid finish. They are put through strenuous testing before being deemed ready for market and come with two coatings -- a liquid Bonderite coating and a powder coat in high-gloss black -- that cure together to form a strong resistance against rust, scratching, UV damage and other wear. Our hitches are our pride, and as such, we back them up with a limited lifetime warranty and a one-year finish warranty.

Product Features:
  • Made with a vehicle-specific design for a custom fit
  • Tested for safety in accordance with SAE J684
  • Precisely welded for superior strength and fit
  • Protected by a durable high-gloss black powder coat finish
  • Co-cured in a rust-resistant liquid Bonderite coating
  • Strengthened with a forged, welded, seamless collar
  • Equipped with an open-back receiver for easy cleaning
  • Backed by a limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in USA
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Attachment Location:Vehicle Frame or Bumper (Varies by Application)
Drilling Required:No
Hitch Class:III
Maximum Gross Towing Weight Carrying:5000 lbs
Maximum Gross Towing Weight Distributing:6000 lbs
Maximum Tongue Weight Carrying:500 lbs
Maximum Tongue Weight Distributing:600 lbs
Mounting Hardware Included:Yes
Mounting Type:Bolt-On
Outlet Quantity:Powder Coat
Receiver Size:2 in
Type:Custom

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CurtClass 3 Trailer Hitch
 
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5.0

Great Hitch

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from Blk Mtn, NC

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  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Install

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      Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

      This hitch is great. Was easy to install and fit perfectly on my 98 Pathfinder with the existing holes. I was concerned about it fitting around spare tire and we did not even have to remove the spare, it fit around it. I'm glad I decided to install it myself instead of pay someone else to do it.

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      5.0

      i like the trailer hitch. it fit good.

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      from edmonton ky

      About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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      • Durable
      • Easy To Install

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          Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

          use to pulling trailer for mowing.

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            Will this interfere with the spare tire which is located under the vehicle? 2001 Nissan Pathfinder
            Asked on 7/31/2012 by Al from Auburn, NY

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              No, this Curt Class III; 2 in. Receiver Hitch - part# 13088 will not interfere with the spare tire which is located under your 2001 Nissan Pathfinder. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

              Answered on 7/31/2012 by Vincent from AAP
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