This tail gate cable or Strap pair just what you need to get your Dodge Ram back in good working order!

Specifications:

  • Pair includes:
    • (1) RH Passenger side
    • (1) LH Driver side
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 55276074AC, 55276074AE
  • Direct replacement
  • Wire diameter: 1/4 inch
  • Length: 21 1/4 inches
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Commonly called tailgate Straps by Dodge

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.

  1. step : Removing the Tailgate Cable (0:26)
    • Support the tailgate
    • Lift the tailgate slightly
    • Pull the tailgate cable of the truck bed stud
    • Remove the T45 Torx bolt from the tailgate
    • Pull off the tailgate cable
    • Pull the washer off the tailgate cable with needle nose pliers
  2. step : Installing the Tail Gate Cable (1:58)
    • Hook the tailgate cable onto the truck bed stud
    • Put the washer into place on the tailgate
    • Put the tailgate cable into place on the tailgate
    • Pull out on the cable as you Insert the T45 bolt into the tailgate

Tools needed for replacement:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T45 Torx Socket

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How-to Video:

(03:12 min)

Tools List:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T45 Torx Socket




Vehicle Fit

  • 2002-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2003-2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 2003-2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
Part #: 1ABTP00018

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