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Will a Trailer Hitch Interfere with the Hands-Free Rear Hatch on a 2018 Nissan Murano SL


Will the Draw-Tite hitch 75952 interfere with the kick power lift gate on this suv


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I spoke with my contact over at Draw-Tite about trailer hitch # 75952. They have not had any complaints about the hitch interfering with the hands-free rear hatch on the 2018 Nissan Murano. Usually if there is a problem it is just a reduced area that the sensors can detect so you may have to kick your foot out in a different location than you are used to.

If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag.

If the ball mount kit does not have the right rise or drop to tow the trailer level, use the link I have included that explains how to measure to choose a ball mount to tow the trailer level.

For a trailer wiring harness I recommend # 118660 to add a 4-Way flat to the rear of the vehicle. I have included a link to a video showing an example installation of the wiring for you.

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