1988-02 Chevrolet and GMC C/K (Except 99 and later Silverado and Sierra) tailgate cables. Price is for a pair of cables.

Specifications

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • Overall Length: 15-1/4 inches
  • Length center to center: 14-1/4 inches
  • Wire diameter: 1/4 inch
  • Built to strict quality control standards

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.

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 Tail Gate Cables (0:55)
    • Open the tailgate
    • Lift the tailgate slightly
    • Slide the cable off the stud on the bed
    • Remove the T40 Torx bolt that holds the cable to the tailgate
    • Pull off the cable
  2. step : Installing the Tail Gate Cable (2:15)
    • Put the cable into place on the tailgate
    • Fasten the T40 Torx bolt into the tailgate
    • Lift the tailgate slightly
    • Slide the cable onto the stud on the bed
    • Lock the cable into place
    • Close the tailgate

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T40 Torx Bit

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Good quality
Haven’t had long but so far very good. One size and fit
March 15, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Good Job
Shipped quickly. Installed quickly. Good match for the truck. Better price than local store.
November 25, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
Spot on
Just want i needed at a fair price. Shipping was very fast.
Plan to order additional items
November 7, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
tail gate cables
better than the ones that came on it, strong and made well i do recommend to all who needs them
May 2, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

  • 1988-1999 Chevy C1500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2000 Chevy C2500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2002 Chevy C3500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-1999 Chevy K1500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2000 Chevy K2500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2000 Chevy K3500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-1999 GMC C1500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2000 GMC C2500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2002 GMC C3500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-1999 GMC K1500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2000 GMC K2500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair
  • 1988-2000 GMC K3500 Truck Tailgate Cable Pair

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 38529 x2
Part #: 1ABTP00005

Ships Same Day for orders placed by 4 P.M. ET

How-to Video:

(03:04 min)