Removing a Trailer Hitch Ball

Remove a rusted trailer hitch with penetrating fluid and air power

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Air compressor

You'll also need an air chisel and hammer bit.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Penetrating spray