Ford Tailgate Cable Pair - 1ABTP00013

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 38533 x2

  • New


  • Pair includes:
    • (1) RH Passenger side
    • (1) LH Driver side
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: F65Z 9943052-A, F65Z 9943053-A, F65Z9943052A, F65Z9943053A
  • Length center to center: 21 inches
  • Wire diameter: 1/4 inch
  • Commonly called tailgate check cables by Ford

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.

    Do not remove both cables at the same time

  1. Removing the Tailgate Cable (0:52)
    • Remove the 1/2" bolt on the tailgate cable
    • Remove the cable
  2. Installing the Tailgate Cable (1:40)
    • Insert the cable into place
    • Tighten the bolt to the cable
    • Repeat the process for the other side

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Socket

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How-to Video:

(02:58 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Socket

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 38533 x2

Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2000 Ford F150 Truck with Styleside Bed Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2001-2002 Ford F150 Truck with Styleside Bed Tailgate Cable Pair (excluding Crew Cab)
  • 1997-1999 Ford F250 Light Duty Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
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Part #: 1ABTP00013

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