I installed an AEV on mine and the hitch does. It need to be removed. I did the whole thing start to finish in less than 2 hours by myself, super easy.
2013 JKU Sahara, Gecko Green, loaded up
10A Springs, Teraflex levling kit, 315/70/17 Duratracs, AEV Pintler wheels, front/rear bumpers and hood