Replaces

2003-2008 Ford F450 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 38540
  • OE # 3L3Z9943053AA
  • OE # 3L3Z9943052AA

  • New

This tail gate cable pair just what you need to get your Ford pickup truck back in good working order!

Specifications:

  • Pair includes:
    • (1) RH Passenger side
    • (1) LH Driver side
  • Direct replacement
  • Includes attaching hardware as shown
  • Length center to center: 21 1/8 inches
  • Wire diameter: 1/4 inch
  • Commonly called tailgate check cables by Ford
  • Does not fit 2004 and up New Body Style F150s

This tailgate cable pair makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over dealer cables.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a 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. Removing the Tailgate Cable (0:32)
    • Lower and support the tailgate
    • Remove the T45 Torx bolt from the lower end of the tailgate cable
    • Pull the up on the tab on the upper part of the cable and slide the cable up
    • Remove the tailgate cable
  2. Installing the Tailgate Cable (1:12)
    • Clip the top part of the cable into place
    • Put the bolt through the lower part of the cable and washer
    • Insert the lower part of the cable into the tailgate
    • Tighten the T45 Torx bolt

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T45 Torx Socket

How-to Video:

(02:38 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T45 Torx Socket



This part replaces:

  • DORMAN 38540
  • OE # 3L3Z9943053AA
  • OE # 3L3Z9943052AA

Vehicle Fit

  • 2004 Ford F150 Heritage Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2003 Ford F150 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2003-2008 Ford F250 Super Duty Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2003-2008 Ford F350 Super Duty Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2003-2008 Ford F450 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2003-2008 Ford F550 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
$25.95
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List: $44.65 Save: $18.70
Part #: 1ABTC00031

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