ACURA MDX / HONDA PILOT
GROSS LOAD CAPACITY WHEN USED AS A WEIGHT CARRYING HITCH: 3,500 LBS. TRAILER WEIGHT & 350 LBS. TONGUE WEIGHT.
GROSS LOAD CAPACITY WHEN USED AS A WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION HITCH: 5,000 LBS. TRAILER WEIGHT & 500 LBS. TONGUE WEIGHT
***DO NOT EXCEED VEHICLE MANUFACTURER'S RECOMMENDED TOWING CAPACITY.***
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6 M12 - 1.25 x 40 HEX HEX BOLT
CONICAL TOOTHED WASHER
CONICAL TOOTHED WASHER
M10-1.25 x 35
17mm SHORT SOCKET
MOUNTS TO EXISTING
WELD NUTS IN FRAME
HITCH WEIGHT: 36 LBS.
PROFESSIONAL: 30 MINUTES
NOVICE (DIY): 60 MINUTES
-RUBBER ISOLATOR REMOVAL
REQUIRED ON SOME MODELS
NOTE: Spare tire fascia trimming may be required on some models.
NOTE - FOR '04 AND LATER MDX MODELS:
Temporarily remove spare tire, 4 rubber exhaust isolators, and moon-shaped spoiler with center mounting
bracket, remember to support exhaust. Bend center hitch bracket as needed.
1. Remove the driver side tow hook and return it to the vehicle owner.
2. Raise hitch into position by sliding passenger side plate between the exhaust pipe and the floor pan of
3. Secure hitch with M12 bolts and conical toothed washers, finger tight.
4. Install M10 bolts and conical toothed washers as shown, torque to 49 ft lbs.
5. Torque all M12 fasteners to 86 lb-ft.
6. Re-install spare tire and rubber exhaust isolators if removed.
PERIODICALLY CHECK THIS RECEIVER HITCH TO ENSURE THAT ALL FASTENERS
ARE TIGHT AND THAT ALL STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS ARE SOUND.
Curt Manufacturing Inc., warrants this product to be free of defects in material and/or workmanship at the time of retail purchase by the original purchaser. If the product is found to be defective,
Curt Manufacturing Inc., may repair or replace the product, at their option, when the product is returned, prepaid, with proof of purchase. Alteration to, misuse of, or improper installation of
this product voids the warranty. Curt Manufacturing Inc.'s liability is limited to repair or replacement of products found to be defective, and specifically excludes liability for incidental or
consequential loss or damage.
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