Specifications:

  • Pair includes:
    • (1) RH Passenger side
    • (1) LH Driver side
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: F65Z 9943052-A, F65Z 9943053-A, F65Z9943052A, F65Z9943053A
  • Length center to center: 21 inches
  • Wire diameter: 1/4 inch
  • Commonly called tailgate check cables by Ford

This tailgate cable pair makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over dealer cables.

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

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.

    Do not remove both cables at the same time

  1. step : Removing the Tailgate Cable (0:52)
    • Remove the 1/2" bolt on the tailgate cable
    • Remove the cable
  2. step : Installing the Tailgate Cable (1:40)
    • Insert the cable into place
    • Tighten the bolt to the cable
    • Repeat the process for the other side

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Socket

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
1997-2000Ford F150 Truck Ford F150 Truck with Styleside Bed Tailgate Cable Pair
2001-2002Ford F150 Truck Ford F150 Truck with Styleside Bed Tailgate Cable Pair (excluding Crew Cab)
1997-1999Ford F250 Light Duty Truck Ford F250 Light Duty Truck Tailgate Cable Pair

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 38533 x2
Part #: 1ABTP00013


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

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How-to Video:

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