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

Specifications:

  • Brand New Tailgate Handle
  • Textured Black Finish
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Fits models with Tailgate & Lift Glass Style Rear Door only
    • Does NOT fit models with Rear Swing-out Barn Doors

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

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 Tailgate Panel (0:33)
    • Pull the tailgate down
    • Remove the Phillips head screws from the tailgate panel
    • Lift up the tailgate panel and set it aside
  2. step : Removing the Tailgate Handle (1:12)
    • Remove the six 10mm bolts from the tailgate handle cover
    • Pull the cover aside
    • Lift the clip off the handle rod with the needle nose pliers
    • Pry the clip off the other handle rod with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove two 10mm bolts from the tailgate handle
    • Pull the handle down and out
  3. step : Transferring the Lock Cylinder (2:34)
    • Pry the lock clip back with a pick and a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull off the lock arm
    • Push the lock cylinder tab in with the screwdriver as you push out the lock cylinder
    • Tap the lock cylinder out with a small hammer if necessary
    • Push the lock cylinder into the new tailgate handle
    • Attach the lock arm to the new tailgate handle
    • Attach the lock clip
  4. step : Installing the New Tailgate Handle (3:35)
    • Put the door handle into place
    • Insert the two 10mm bolts into the tailgate handle
    • Push the tailgate handle rods onto their clips
    • Put the tailgate handle cover into place
    • Insert the six 10mm bolts
  5. step : Reinstalling the Tailgate Panel (4:30)
    • Put the tailgate panel back into place
    • Insert the Phillips head screws into the tailgate panel
    • Close the tailgate

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Pick
  • Hammer

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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is this steel construction?
bill m on May 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This will be a plastic construction.

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This part replaces:

  • OE # 15050669
  • OE # 15991784
  • DEPO 332-50009-370
Part #: 1ABTH00148

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

How-to Video:

(05:12 min)