Replaces

Volkswagen Jetta Receiver Hitch Curt 11072 - CTTHR00001

Specifications:

  • Designed to match the tow capacity of your vehicle
  • Weight Class: Class 1
  • Receiver Tube Size: 1.25"
  • Weight Carrying Capacity: 2000LB
  • Tongue Weight: 200LB
  • No drilling Required
  • Undercar Trimming Required
  • Round Tube Main Body
  • Main body remains Exposed after installation
  • Each Curt hitch is dipped in a liquid Aquence Coating then Powder coated
Note: Does Not Include Hitch Ball, Ball Mount, or Wiring Kit

Curt is a leading manufacturer and marketer of top-quality towing products. The company offers American-made, custom-fit receiver hitches and wiring harnesses for nearly any vehicle on the road. Curt is ‘The First Name in Towing Products’ for automobile and truck hitches, as well as RV, gooseneck and commercial towing systems.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

CTTHR00001 Installation Instructions
  1. step : Lowering the Fuel Vapor Canister (0:38)
    • Remove the Torx and Hex nut fastners on the underside body panel
    • Remove the panel
    • Remove the hex head flange bolts on the fuel vapor canister if equipped
    • Lower the canister safely
  2. step : Installing the Bolts (1:09)
    • Remove the hex flange bolts from the exhaust hanger bracket
    • Insert the coil end of the fish wire into the rear attachment point on the frame rail
    • Thread the wire out through the foremost access hole
    • Place a square-hole spacer over the coil end of the fish wire
    • Insert the space into the access hole
    • Thread the carriage bolt into the coil end of the fish wire
    • Insert the bolt into the access hole
    • Pull the fish wire through the access point so that the bolt hangs down
    • Remove the fish wire
    • Repeat the process for the foremost attachment point
  3. step : Installing the Hitch (2:00)
    • Remove all contents in the trunk, including the spare tire
    • Remove the sealant surround the plug inside the trunk pan on the driver's side
    • Remove the plug by pushing it in with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Raise the hitch into position, over the previous exhaust bracket bolts and carriage bolts without knocking the hardware into the frame rail
    • Fasten the supplied hex flange nuts to the hitch
    • Position the driver side mounting plate between the exhaust hanger bracket and driver side frame rail
    • Secure the plate with the supplied hex flange bolts into the frame rail
    • Insert the coil end of the fish wire through the upper side plate attachment point and out through the access hole on the frame rail
    • Place a square-hole spacer over the coil end of the fish wire
    • Insert the space into the access hole
    • Thread the carriage bolt into the coil end of the fish wire
    • Insert the bolt into the access hole
    • Pull the fish wire through the access point so that the bolt hangs down
    • Remove the fish wire
    • Fasten the bolt with the hex flange nut
    • Clean the factory sealant away from the trunk pan plug hole
    • Clean an area in the pan to fit the round spacer
    • Apply water resistant silicone around the hole
    • Place the round spacer over the plug hole
    • Apply sealant over the hole on the spacer
    • Insert the carriage bolt into the round spacer and through the hitch
    • Secure the flange nut to the bolt
    • Torque all hardware to the appropriate torque spec
  4. step : Reinstalling the Fuel Vapor Canister (4:25)
    • Insert the fuel vapor canister into place
    • Tighten the bolts to the fuel vapor canister
    • Trim the panel to the appropriate specs
    • Reinstall the under body panel
    • Tighten the bolts and Torx bolts to the panel
    • Place the objects back into the trunk

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Utility Knife

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 3/4 Inch Socket
  • 11/16 Inch Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T27 Torx Driver
  • T25 Torx Driver

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2005 VW Jetta 1.25 Inch Receiver Receiver Hitch (8th Vin Digit K) Class 1 Curt 11072
  • 2006-2014 VW Jetta Sedan 1.25 Inch Receiver Receiver Hitch Class 1 Curt 11072
  • 2009-2014 VW Jetta Wagon 1.25 Inch Receiver Receiver Hitch Class 1 Curt 11072
  • 2015 VW Jetta Sedan Receiver Hitch 1.25 Inch Receiver excluding TDI Class 1 Curt 11072

This part replaces:

  • Curt 11072
Part #: CTTHR00001

Curt
Brand #: 11072

How-to Video:

(06:11 min)