Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

DORMAN TAILGATE CABLES: 38536

These tailgate cables are just what you need to get your vehicle back in good working order!

Specifications:

  • Brand New Dorman Tailgate Cables
  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Overall Length: 16 inches
  • Length center to center: 15 inches
  • Wire diameter: 1/4 inch
  • Built to strict quality control standards

These tailgate cables make great replacements and provide a good value.

Note: If one of your cables has broken then most likely the other one is ready to do the same. Avoid damage to your tailgate, REPLACE them both now.

Item Condition: New

California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Chromium (Hexavalent Compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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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Working tailgate
Cables were an exact fit and easy to replace. How to videos are excellent!
September 3, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2002-2006Cadillac Escalade EXT Cadillac Escalade EXT Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2002-2006Chevy Avalanche 1500 Chevy Avalanche 1500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2002-2006Chevy Avalanche 2500 Chevy Avalanche 2500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
1999-2006Chevy Silverado 1500 Chevy Silverado 1500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007Chevy Silverado 1500 Classic Chevy Silverado 1500 Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2001-2003Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2005-2006Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Classic Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
1999-2004Chevy Silverado 2500 Chevy Silverado 2500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2001-2006Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Classic Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2001-2006Chevy Silverado 3500 Chevy Silverado 3500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007Chevy Silverado 3500 Classic Chevy Silverado 3500 Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
1999-2006GMC Sierra 1500 GMC Sierra 1500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007GMC Sierra 1500 Classic GMC Sierra 1500 Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2001-2003GMC Sierra 1500 HD GMC Sierra 1500 HD Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2005-2006GMC Sierra 1500 HD GMC Sierra 1500 HD Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007GMC Sierra 1500 HD Classic GMC Sierra 1500 HD Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
1999-2004GMC Sierra 2500 GMC Sierra 2500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2001-2006GMC Sierra 2500 HD GMC Sierra 2500 HD Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2001-2006GMC Sierra 3500 GMC Sierra 3500 Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2007GMC Sierra 3500 Classic GMC Sierra 3500 Classic Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536
2003-2007Hummer H2 Hummer H2 Crew Cab Tailgate Cable Pair Dorman 38536

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 38536
  • OE # 16637944
  • OE # 88892973
  • OE # 88980509
  • OE # 16637945
  • OE # 88892972
  • OE # 88980510
Part #: DMBTP00008


Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

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Dorman
Brand #: 38536

How-to Video:

(02:58 min)