Hitch components vary from hitch type to hitch type. Because the different types of hitches attach to vehicles in different ways, their components are all different. Understanding hitch components helps drivers learn the pros and cons of each hitch type.
Question 1 of 10
How big are most trailer hitches’ receivers?
Question 2 of 10
What shape is the flat plate on a fifth wheel hitch?
Question 3 of 10
What is the name of the downward-facing pin that connects the trailer to the fifth wheel hitch?
Question 4 of 10
Which type of hitch’s assembly is usually bolted to the truck's frame in a number of places?
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What type of hitch requires that plastic bed liners be removed prior to installation?
Question 6 of 10
On weight distribution systems, which type of spring bar usually offers more clearance space for hooking up a trailer?
Question 7 of 10
When installing weight distribution systems, the chains are attached to both the trailer brackets and the spring bars. How many chain links should be showing?
Question 8 of 10
Which type of hitch might require you to notch or cut the composite skid plate material found under the end of most vehicles?
Question 9 of 10
Anytime you are towing anything except the very lightest of loads, the law requires that your towed vehicle have lights and what other feature?
Question 10 of 10