2002-2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Black Tailgate Handle

Part Details

  • Colors: Black

This part replaces:

  • PARTSLINK CH1915110
  • OE # 55276237AA

  • New

This replacement Dodge Ram Pickup tailgate handle is just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!


  • Injection molded plastic handle with metal hinge pin and return spring
  • Replaces dealer part number: 55276237AA
  • Reinforced from the original design for better durability
  • Direct replacement for original handle

This part is a direct bolt on and is built to strict quality control standards. It is a great replacement and has substantial cost savings over a dealer unit.

Lifetime Warranty

Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Remove the tailgate handle
    • Remove the bed liner with your T30 Torx Driver.
    • Lift up the tailgate access panel and set it aside.
    • Unclip the latch clips from the tail gate handle.
    • Unbolt the two 8 mm bolts do remove the handle.
  2. Install the new tail gate handle from 1A Auto.
    • Hit the pivoting components in the latch mechanism with white grease to prevent future damage to your new tail gate handle.
    • Place the new handle into the tailgate and sandwich the tailgate between the latch mechanism and the handle.
    • Secure everything together with your 10 mm nuts, socket and ratchet.
    • Clip the latch rods to the mechanism.
    • Replace the tail gate access panel, followed by the bed liner.
    • Secure everything with your T30 Torx Driver.

How-to Video:

(04:53 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Driver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver

This part replaces:

  • PARTSLINK CH1915110
  • OE # 55276237AA

Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Black Tailgate Handle
  • 2002-2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Black Tailgate Handle
  • 2002-2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Black Tailgate Handle
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Part #: 1ABTH00040

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