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Dee Zee EZ Tailgate Assist 43203

Product Information
List Price:
$44.95
Sale Price:
$40.46
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Rating:
4.5 (119 reviews)
Part #:
43203
UPC:
019023985638
Applications:
  • Mounts to driver's side
  • All hardware is included
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Ships Jan 24th - 26th

Features

  • Works with factory cables
  • Tested for repeated usage
  • Controls the tailgate drop rate
  • Only 1 assist needed per truck
  • Custom designed for your truck
  • Installation takes only minutes without drilling
  • Mounting hardware is included
  • 3 year warranty

Description

The Dee Zee tailgate assist allows you to control your tailgate so you don't have to worry about it slamming down on someone or something below it. Additionally, the tailgate assist helps lift a heavy tailgate to reduce strain on your shoulders, back, and neck muscles - save the strain for your other heavy duty projects. The Dee Zee tailgate assist puts an end to the sudden slamming down and hard closing stubborn tailgates.

Dee Zee EZ down tailgate assists are custom made for your truck in order to provide the ultimate fit and performance. The high quality materials and components have been thoroughly tested to ensure that your tailgate assist will last for the lifetime of your truck! Dee Zee makes tailgate assists for most full size domestic trucks.

Don't worry about installation or having to drill into your truck; the Dee Zee tailgate assist is super simple and easy to install yourself without any drilling required. The tailgate assist works in conjunction with your tailgate's factory cables and any additional hardware you'll need for proper installation is included along with easy-to-follow instructions.

Give your back and your tailgate a break and make things a little easier on yourself in the process. We know you'll immediately appreciate the ease this Dee Zee product will make in opening and closing your truck bed. You'll wish you'd added the assist sooner!

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Fits

  • 1997-2000 Ford F150 w/o Flareside Bed
  • 2001-2003 Ford F150 Regular Cab, w/o Flareside Bed, Regular Cab
  • 2001-2003 Ford F150 SuperCab, w/o Flareside Bed, SuperCab
  • (2004) Ford F150 Heritage, Regular Cab, w/o Flareside Bed, Regular Cab
  • (2004) Ford F150 Heritage, SuperCab, w/o Flareside Bed, SuperCab
  • 1997-1999 Ford F250 Light Duty
  • (1999) Ford F250 Super Duty
  • 2000-2016 Ford F250
  • 1999-2016 Ford F350
  • 2008-2016 Ford F450
  • 2008-2016 Ford F550

Installation

We understand that most of us are thinking "We don't need no stinkin' instructions!” However we'll make it easy for you. Simply select your application above to view the Dee Zee tailgate assist installation guide for your truck. For additional information, please see the installation videos below or call us at 877-216-5446.

Watch This VideoHow to Install a Dee Zee Tailgate Assist - #DZ43200
(05:32)

3 Year Warranty

Dee Zee has a 3 year warranty on the tailgate assist.
 
Dee Zee, Inc. guarantees the original purchaser a limited lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects in materials, workmanship, and design under normal use excluding damage resulting from road hazards such as gravel or other debris, product misuse, improper installation, impairments from accidents, product modifications, spills, vandalism, or product neglect. Wear items such as shocks, latches, keys, hinges, step pads, seals, etc. have a one-year warranty. This warranty applies only to new products and is limited to the repair or replacement of genuine Dee Zee products. Warranty does not include electrical components, light bulb replacement, and cost of removal, installation, labor, transportation costs, and loss of use, inconvenience, or consequential damages. Modifications of any kind to Dee Zee product voids all warranties. The original purchaser may be required (at Dee Zee's sole discretion) to return the defective merchandise, provide a photograph, or provide the original purchase receipt to the original place of purchase or Dee Zee, Inc.

Videos

Watch This VideoDee Zee Tailgate Assist
(02:00)
Watch This VideoHow to Install a Dee Zee Tailgate Assist - #DZ43200
(05:32)

Product Reviews Summary

Overall
4.5 
Appearance
4.3
Price / Value
4.2
Ease of Installation
4.0
Quality
4.0
119  Customer Reviews
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- Ford F350 (RAMONA, CA)
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Great,brings down tail a lot slower.5 Stars
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- 2009 Ford F350 (Thief river falls, MN)
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Great product! this is my second one and I will continue to put them on every truck I buy from now on.
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5.0
- 2006 Ford F250 (Luling, LA)
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It works great
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- 2011 Ford F350 (Bellingham, WA)
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Great product!
Great addition to tailgate
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- 2000 Ford F250 (Yoakum, TX)
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I have added this to every truck I have had that didn't have a tailgate assist. Had them on four different trucks already and love it.
Alan, 2016 F250
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- 2016 Ford F250 (Grand Prairie, TX)
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Kit is very good, have used around 10 times with no issues. Where people were complaining about oval mounting hole in tailgate not allowing nut insert to hold tight I fixed by putting a washer inside tailgate behind oval hole for nut insert to tighten against.
Every truck should have one
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- 2016 Ford F250 (Mount Pleasant, WI)
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I giggle every time I lower my tailgate now. Everyone who opens my tailgate marvels at the thing. Yeah, it's that great.
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- 1998 Ford F150 (North Salt Lake, UT)
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- 2016 Ford F350 (North bangor, NY)
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- 2015 Ford F250 (Kearney, MO)
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