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Old 08-19-2012, 11:44 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by LoriH View Post
Thanks to all the info I received on this Forum, I purchased a Draw-tite hitch for my 2012 Focus Hatchback and had it installed today by a friend. But when I try to put my bike rack on it, the rack won't slide in far enough.

When I look inside, I can see what is keeping it from sliding in, sorry it's blurry, see the little thing sticking out on the right hand side?

Is that sticking-out-thing normal?
Must be normal, but I don't know why it's there since the front end is closed anyway. I ran into the same thing with my Yakima rack. I ground a small circular notch on the end of the rack tube where that "tab" is. Since I had a die-grinder it only took a minute to fix.
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