Part Details

  • Color: Black

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

Specifications:

  • Painted Smooth black
  • Replaces dealer part number: 88980651
  • 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 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 : Removing the Liftgate Handle Panel (0:41)
    • Pull off the liftgate trim panel by hand
    • Remove the five 10mm nuts from the liftgate handle panel
    • Unclip the liftgate handle latch rod
    • Disconnect the liftgate wiring harness
    • Pull the liftgate handle panel off from the outside
  2. step : Removing the Liftgate Handle from the Panel (2:18)
    • Remove the liftgate handle pin
    • Remove the liftgate handle spring
    • Pull off the liftgate handle rod
    • Pull the liftgate handle off of its panel
  3. step : Installing the New Liftgate Handle into the Panel (3:03)
    • Put the new liftgate handle into the panel
    • Clip the spring onto the liftgate handle
    • Push the liftgate handle rod into the handle
    • Feed the pin into the liftgate handle
    • Put the C-clip onto the liftgate handle pin with pliers
  4. step : Reinstalling the Liftgate Handle Panel (4:33)
    • Put the panel into the liftgate using the studs to locate it
    • Snap the panel into place
    • Fasten the five 10mm bolts onto the panel
    • Reconnect the liftgate wiring harness
    • Clip the latch rod onto the liftgate handle
    • Test that the latch rod works
    • Apply penetrating oil to the latch
    • Test the liftgate handle
    • Push the liftgate trim panel into place using the locating tabs
    • Snap on the liftgate trim panel

Tools needed for replacement:

    Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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Great value door handle
Wonderful replacement part. Fit perfectly, and at a third of the price of OEM. Fit and finsh was great. Recommend highly.
April 13, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2004-2007Buick Rainier Buick Rainier Black Liftgate Handle
2002-2009Chevy Trailblazer Chevy Trailblazer Black Liftgate Handle
2003-2005Chevy Trailblazer EXT Chevy Trailblazer EXT Black Liftgate Handle
2002-2009GMC Envoy GMC Envoy Black Liftgate Handle
2003-2004GMC Envoy XL GMC Envoy XL Black Liftgate Handle
2005-2008Isuzu Ascender Isuzu Ascender Black Liftgate Handle
2002-2004Oldsmobile Bravada Olds Bravada Black Liftgate Handle
2005-2009Saab 9-7X Saab 9-7X Black Liftgate Handle

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 80543
  • OE # 88980651
Part #: 1ABTH00060


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:

(06:23 min)