1987-1996 Ford F150 Truck Tailgate Latch Rod Pair (excluding Flareside Models)

This part replaces:

  • OE # E7TZ-99431A78-A
  • DORMAN 924-302

  • New

This replacement tailgate handle latch release link PAIR is just what you need to get your Ford Full size pickup truck tailgate back in good working order again! These fit between the tailgate handle and the tailgate latches. Many times these rods will either rust away or the clips that secure them will deteriorate and fall off making your tailgate latches inoperable. If the rods or the clips are your problem for your tail gate not opening or closing properly, or your tailgate handle feels loose or disconnected, why not repair it now with this great fitting repair set!


  • Rods are metal construction
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: E7TZ 99431A78 A, E7TZ99431A78A
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Includes all retaining clips needed to complete assembly
  • Commonly called Latch Release Links by Ford
  • Does NOT fit Flareside models

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

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.

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This part replaces:

  • OE # E7TZ-99431A78-A
  • DORMAN 924-302

Vehicle Fit

  • 1987-1996 Ford F150 Truck Tailgate Latch Rod Pair (excluding Flareside Models)
  • 1987-1996 Ford F250 Truck Tailgate Latch Rod Pair
  • 1987-1997 Ford F350 Truck Tailgate Latch Rod Pair
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