Uhaul Trailer Hitch Installations

After understanding all of the equipment required for your hitch installation, you have the confidence to understand what is needed for proper trailering and towing for whatever your lifestyle may be. For further information and to answer all your questions, please see your local U-Haul hitch center professional or visit us online at Uhaul.com/hitches for more details.

That is why it is always a good idea to consult with one of our certified hitch professionals to understand your needs for your particular vehicle. For example, some cars, trucks, and SUVs might need an entire wiring harness depending on the year, make, and model of the vehicle you may own. Therefore, we highly recommend that you consult with one of our U-Haul hitch center professionals or go online to research the specific needs that you might need. Variables that you will need to consider for your vehicle are its towing capacity, tongue weight capacity, load-bearing, and if your car is in need of wiring or is already prewired for your towing lights.

One benefit to knowing the components and equipment installed or required to tow safely is the ability to choose what type of trailer or equipment you want to use most. Knowing these things will allow you to maximize whatever kind of lifestyle you want to live most. Whether you love the water and need to tow your large boat to the lake or you love getting outdoors by towing your toy hauler or camper to some of the best places in the country.

Whether youre a beginner or a veteran when it comes to hitches, receivers, and hitch accessories; understanding what you need is very important prior to your hitch installation. Knowing these variables will better serve you when it comes time for your hitch appointment and also understand the associated costs. This article will give you all the detailed information on what you need to know and understand before booking an installation at one of our U-Haul Hitch centers.

A four-way trailer connector, known as a four flat connector, has the essential lighting functions of running lights, left and right turn signals, and brake lights, while the fourth is connected for a ground. Unfortunately, unlike the seven-round, the four flat doesnt allow you to use an electronic brake controller for your trailer, so you will have to ensure that you upgrade to one if your vehicle isnt equipped from the factory. Luckily, all U-Haul trailers are equipped with hydraulic trailer brakes to help you stop the trailer with ease.

The vehicle information you have entered has triggered this alert. If you are planning to tow a trailer, for use over any distance, you should consider the condition of your tow vehicle. Towing a trailer can be demanding on some older vehicles, depending upon their condition. You should consider the mechanical condition (Engine, transmission, suspension, brakes and tires) into your rental/purchasing decision and if applicable consider the following alternative options:

Next-Day Delivery: Our network of friendly neighborhood delivery drivers will pickup qualifying products from your local U-Haul Store and deliver them to your door.* This service is available in most areas on our most popular products. Choose Next-Day delivery while shopping to check availability in your area. *Delivery fee will be calculated at checkout.

U-Haul Has it all.® All trailer hitches sold and installed at a U-Haul Moving Center® come with the option of a lifetime warranty plan guaranteed to replace your hitch with no limitation for any damage, including collision, corrosion, accidental overload, jackknifing and vehicle theft. A wiring service plan is also available. This covers repair and replacement of any damage to your wiring setup for up to two years.

We also have an extensive selection of ball mounts, hitch balls, wiring, trailer accessories and other towing components to help you get on the road and towing. Whether youre hauling trailers, bikes, boats, cargo carriers, or another vehicle, U-Haul will make sure you get the right towing set up for your vehicle and cargo.

Services at this Location:

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am – 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am – 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am – 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am – 5 pm
  • Free towing inspection
  • Propane pay at pump
  • 24 hour customer return
  • Find Hitches That Fit Your Vehicle Year Make Model Features Specify Cargo Top Style

    Your hitch system is only as strong as its lowest-rated component. To find your hitch system rating, compare ratings of your hitch, hitch ball and ball mount as shown below. Your hitch system rating is the lowest rating among those parts. Hitch Rating

    Uhaul Trailer Hitch Installations

    Your hitchs maximum tow weight rating can usually be found on a label on the hitch itself. Hitch Ball Rating

    Uhaul Trailer Hitch Installations

    Your can find your hitch ball rating on the top of the ball, or around the base of the shank. Ball Mount Rating

    Uhaul Trailer Hitch Installations

    The rating for your ball mount is usually on a label on the mounting plate or along the shaft that goes into your receiver.

    This video also explains how to find your hitch system rating.

    Missing a part? Want to upgrade? Not sure what you need?

    Buy any of the parts above online or schedule a hitch system installation or free towing inspection at a U-Haul location near you. Delivery Method

  • Install at a U-Haul Location
  • Ship products to me
  • FAQ

    How much does it cost to get a trailer hitch installed?

    For the service, expect to pay around $100 to $150 for a typical hitch installation. Particularly complicated and time consuming hitch installations may cost more. Keep in mind that hitch parts aren’t cheap either and can cost anywhere from $25 to $200.

    Does U-Haul install hitch wiring?

    U-Haul is North America’s #1 hitch installer. With over 1,500 install locations, we can guarantee you’ll find a location near you. Tell us your vehicle year, make and model and we will show you available trailer hitches and related towing components.

    How long does a hitch installation take?

    The 2″ hitch ball is the standard size required to rent a U-Haul trailer, whether it be the 5×9 Utility Trailer or 6×12 Cargo Trailer. The 2″ hitch ball fits most class 3 receivers, which is typically the most common trailer hitch.

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