Dodge Hood Latch Rod & Retainer Mopar 55275850AB, 5143056AA - MPBMK00045


  • Brand New Mopar Hood Latch Rod & Retainer Kit
  • Original equipment parts
  • Built to strict quality control standards


It is necessary to reuse your original hardware, as new hardware is not included with this item.

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. step : Removing the Hood Latch (0:40)
    • Push the latch rod clip to the side
    • Remove the hood latch rod
    • Pull the hood latch rod out
    • Squeeze the clips and remove the retainer if necessary
  2. step : Installing the Hood Latch (2:57)
    • Insert the new retainer into place
    • Slide the latch rod through its slot
    • Close the retaining clip
    • Spray rust penetrate on the pivot points if necessary

Tools needed for replacement:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

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Dodge truck hood latch
The part works just fine. Fast shipping. Easy to install
June 15, 2017
1 year ago
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Do you have the retainer clip or keeper you called it for the secondary hood latch rod. the one that holds it in to the hood latch release? Like the greenish one in your video?
Dan B on Apr 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We do not stock the retainer clip or keeper, but you may re use the original or purchase through a separate vendor.

Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Hood Latch Rod & Retainer Mopar 55275850AB, 5143056AA
  • 2002-2009 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Hood Latch Rod & Retainer Mopar 55275850AB, 5143056AA
  • 2002-2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Hood Latch Rod & Retainer Mopar 55275850AB, 5143056AA

This part replaces:

  • Mopar 55275850AB, 5143056AA
  • OE # 55275850AB
  • OE # 5143056AA
Part #: MPBMK00045

Brand #: 55275850AB, 5143056AA

How-to Video:

(04:54 min)