This replacement tailgate handle bezel is just what you need to get your vehicle in good working form again!

Specifications:

  • Replaces a broken or damaged tailgate handle bezel
  • Smooth Black Finish
    • Can be painted by buyer to match or installed as is
  • Replaces dealer part number: 15228541
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

This bezel is a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.

Paint To Match Note:

"Paint to match finish" refers to a smooth, paintable surface. This item will be shipped unpainted but will be ready for paint. Final preparation is suggested for better paint coverage and adhesion. 

This part can also be installed without painting if desired. 

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 : Remove the tail gate handle (1:10)
    • Push down and out to unclip the tail gate handle bezel.
    • Remove the three bolts on the back of the tail gate.
    • Use a razor blade to cut through the rhino-liner to access the bolts.
    • Remove the door handle by unclipping the handle latch rods.
  2. step : Install the new tail gate handle (4:38)
    • Add some white grease to the hinges in the handle.
    • Clip the latch rods in.
    • Bolt the tail gate handle back in using your wrench.
    • Clip the tail gate handle bezel back in.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper

  • Wrenches - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Wrench

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Does the description paint to match black mean it's painted to match black already or does it need to be painted to match?
Enrique T on Jul 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: 2 part-
A. Yes it is a standard match for most black vehicles.
B. Paint to match refers to "match" existing color of your specific vehicle.
Part arrives black, smooth ready to add prime and paint to "match" your vehicles color.

Vehicle Fit

  • 1999-2006 Chevy Silverado 1500 Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 Classic Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2001-2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2005-2006 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 1999-2004 Chevy Silverado 2500 Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2001-2006 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Classic Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2001-2006 Chevy Silverado 3500 Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2007 Chevy Silverado 3500 Classic Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 1999-2006 GMC Sierra 1500 Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 Classic Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2001-2003 GMC Sierra 1500 HD Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2005-2006 GMC Sierra 1500 HD Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 HD Classic Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 1999-2004 GMC Sierra 2500 Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2001-2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2001-2006 GMC Sierra 3500 Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2007 GMC Sierra 3500 Classic Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel
  • 2003-2008 Hummer H2 Smooth - Paint to Match Black Tailgate Handle Bezel SUT

This part replaces:

  • Partslink GM1916109
  • OE # 15228541
  • Dorman 83365
Part #: 1ABTH00103

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

How-to Video:

(08:24 min)