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Old 11-15-2011, 10:11 AM   #1
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Trailer Hitch?

If anyone could direct me towards some hitch info on a 2006 saab 9-3 2.0T that would be amazing.. I'm trying to get a uhaul trailer so I can move, and want a good trailer hitch that is relatively simple to install.. Any help will be greatly appreciated.. Where to buy, what kind to buy, where to find good instructions on installation, and necessary tools..

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Doesn't Uhaul sell hitches?
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Old 11-15-2011, 01:08 PM   #3
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Get the factory hitch kit, the car is pre-drilled for all the mounting brackets, takes ~45 mins to install and then there aren't any numbskulls at U-Haul trying to weld on to your car.

The factory kit comes with the extra module that gives you trailer lighting outputs, it plugs into the rear fuse panel under the trim cover on the driver's side of the trunk. If you just tap into the brake lamp wiring to power trailer lights it will pull too much current and either melt the wiring, or the REC will just shut the lights off until you disconnect the other lights.
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:50 PM   #4
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Factory kit is definitely the way to go. Comes with everything you need.
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:54 PM   #5
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DrewP, I called Saab and they sell the hitch set up for 400, and wanted 350 just to install it..

I saw hitches online for around 135 2006-2008 Saab 9-3 Hitch - Curt 11415 - Rear, Powdercoated black

Then I found these wiring set ups.. which wiring set up can i just plug in?
http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/se...Wire+Connector)

Thanks for your time DrewP and anyone else
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Factory kit is definitely the way to go. Comes with everything you need.
Is there anywhere else I can buy the factory kit for cheaper than $400?
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It's gone up in price in the past year. I paid $200 for it this time last year.

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