Part Details

  • Finish: Textured

This replacement liftgate handle is just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!

Specifications:

  • Brand New Liftgate Handle
  • Black Textured Finish
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 55360634AB
  • Direct replacement for original handle
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Correct for models without Lock Provision

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

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Remove the tail gate handle (0:38)
    • Pull firmly on the inner tailgate panel to unclip it.
    • Carefully peel back the water shield.
    • Use pliers to transfer any clips from the tailgate to the tailgate panel.
    • Unclip the latch rod from the tailgate handle.
    • Unbolt the 10 mm bolts on the inside of the tailgate securing the tailgate handle.
    • Use your T30 Torx driver to unbolt the lock mechanism.
    • Disconnect the power lock mechanism from the wiring harness.
  2. step : Install the new tailgate handle (2:11)
    • Transfer the lock mechanism bracket using your T30 Torx driver to the new handle.
    • Connect the power lock switch wiring harness to the door handle.
    • Bolt the door handle into the door with your 10 mm socket and ratchet.
    • Secure the lock mechanism to the tailgate handle with your T30 Torx Driver.
    • Connect the door latch rod.
    • Replace the water shield.
    • Clip the tailgate panel back onto the tail gate.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver

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Great product
This is one of my first items I've ordered and it works perfectly. I'm looking forward in ordering more parts. The how to videos was easy to follow along and so easy to replace.
November 21, 2017
Purchased
11 months ago
Jeep Liftgate handle.
This handle was slightly different than our broken handle. With a little customizing we were able to make it work! It was a reasonably priced way to continue using our back hatch. Very happy with this product.
March 8, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Right parts, right away
1A-Auto had great instructional videos showing me how to fix my 2005 Jeep Liberty. The website is easy to use. And the parts are roughly 1/3rd the price of OEM parts from the dealer. Are they the same quality? Nope. But thanks to their installation videos I installed these parts myself in less than an hour while drinking beer. If I have to do it again, it'll be even faster. 5/5 stars. Would do again.
February 3, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2002-2007Jeep Liberty Jeep Liberty Textured Black Liftgate Handle without Lock Provision

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 83216
  • OE # 55360634AB
Part #: 1ABTH00122


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

Want it sooner? Choose Next Day Air at Checkout

How-to Video:

(04:01 min)