Nissan Altima: Class I hitch - Towing safety - Towing a trailer - Technical and consumer information - Nissan Altima Owners ManualNissan Altima: Class I hitch

Class I trailer hitch equipment (receiver, ball mount and hitch ball) can be used to tow trailers of a maximum weight of 2,000 lb (909 kg).

You may add Class I trailer hitch equipment that has a 2,000 lb (909 kg) maximum weight rating to the vehicle, but your vehicle is only capable of towing the maximum trailer weights shown in the Towing Load/Specification chart earlier in this section.

CAUTION

● Do not use axle-mounted hitches.
● The hitch should not be attached to or affect the operation of the impactabsorbing bumper.
● Do not modify the vehicle exhaust system, brake system, etc. to install a trailer hitch.
● To reduce the possibility of additional damage if your vehicle is struck from the rear, where practical, remove the receiver when not in use.
● After the hitch is removed, seal the bolt holes to prevent exhaust fumes, water or dust from entering the passenger compartment.
● Regularly check that all trailer hitch mounting bolts are securely mounted.

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