What is the hitch class on this vehicle?

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Asked by Jun 16, 2008 at 03:09 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer Limited V8 4WD

Question type: General

I'm moving and want to buy this vehicle and tow my car.  I need to rent a trailer to tow...what is the hitch class on this vehicle?

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class 3

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not all are class 3, some are 2

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you can actually use any class hitch even class 2, or 3, but the only difference is between the weight being towed, if you are towing a big boat you can't use class 2, you must use class 3, and then be careful of tongue weight, how much the actual tongue can pull.

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you can look in a few places driver side door panel may have the info on the receiver, or check the Manuel

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