Dodge Ram 1500 2500 3500 Textured Black Tailgate Handle - 1ABTH00040

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  • Color:   Black
  • Finish:   Textured

This replacement Dodge Ram Pickup tailgate handle is just what you need to get your vehicle in good looking form again!


  • Injection molded plastic handle with metal hinge pin and return spring
  • Reinforced from the original design for better durability
  • Direct replacement for original handle

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

Item Condition: New

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge.

  1. step : Remove the tailgate handle (0:24)
    • Remove the bed liner with your T30 Torx Driver.
    • Lift up the tailgate access panel and set it aside.
    • Unclip the latch clips from the tail gate handle.
    • Unbolt the two 8 mm bolts do remove the handle.
  2. step : Install the new tail gate handle from 1A Auto. (1:38)
    • Hit the pivoting components in the latch mechanism with white grease to prevent future damage to your new tail gate handle.
    • Place the new handle into the tailgate and sandwich the tailgate between the latch mechanism and the handle.
    • Secure everything together with your 10 mm nuts, socket and ratchet.
    • Clip the latch rods to the mechanism.
    • Replace the tail gate access panel, followed by the bed liner.
    • Secure everything with your T30 Torx Driver.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Driver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket

  • Star Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Driver

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Very easy to install. So far so good. Working well n my 06 Ram 1500.
August 13, 2017
Tailgate handle
This tailgate handle from 1AAuto looks and functions great!
January 12, 2018
Went on perfectly no trouble good quality
Everything went really good from the young lady on the phone to ordering too fast delivery paperwork was right on the money told me how to do it Im not very mechanically inclined but it all worked really good went smooth one went fast and would recommend a 1a to other people thank you very much
March 26, 2018
Tail gate handle
My tail gate handle got broke, looked on line and found at A1 at a good price (love their videos on replacing parts , very helpful....2 thumbs up) called them, they were very helpful, paid, got here fast, and easily replaced. I have been buying a lot from them and very satisfied with the salespeople the timely shipments and the products
May 9, 2018
2008 replacement handle
The first one broke in a few months but the sent me a new One quickly . The second one seems to be holding up ok so far .
July 5, 2018
Its ok
One of the bolts broke during install using hand tools (no air). Its holding fine with one, but may not hold up long with heavy use. Went in easy and fits great.
April 6, 2019
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Year Make Model Description
2002-2008Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Textured Black Tailgate Handle
2003-2009Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Textured Black Tailgate Handle
2003-2009Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Textured Black Tailgate Handle
Part 1ABTH00040
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