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Dee Zee EZ Tailgate Assist 43301

Product Information
List Price:
$44.95
Sale Price:
$38.21
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Rating:
4.8 (337 reviews)
Part #:
43301
UPC:
019023988363
Applications:
  • Mounts to driver's side
  • All hardware is included

Description

  • Works in conjunction factory cables
  • Tested for repeated usage
  • Controls the tailgate drop rate
  • Only one assist needed per truck
  • Custom designed for your truck
  • Installation takes only minutes without drilling
  • Mounting hardware is included
  • Backed by a three year warranty

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

  • 2009-2018 Dodge Ram 1500
  • 2010-2018 Dodge Ram 2500
  • 2010-2018 Dodge Ram 3500
  • 2010-2018 Ram Truck 1500
  • 2010-2018 Ram Truck 2500
  • 2010-2018 Ram Truck 3500

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Review

Product Reviews Summary

Overall
4.8 
Appearance
4.1
Price / Value
4.1
Ease of Installation
3.9
Quality
4.0
337  Customer Reviews
5 Star
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4 Star
42   
3 Star
9   
2 Star
0   
1 Star
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5.0
- 2015 Ram Truck 1500 (Ely, IA)
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works great, easy to install.
It's ok
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3.0
- Ram Truck 2500 (Warrenton, VA)
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It does the job, anchor is loose, even when I followed the directions exactly. Tightened it up alittke more, still loose. Still works. Not the best, just ok
Really works
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5.0
- 2015 Ram Truck 1500 (North Charleston, SC)
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Easy install.....nice to have
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4.0
- 2016 Ram Truck 1500 (Kalamazoo, MI)
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Works Well, Installation requires some attention
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5.0
- 2015 Ram Truck 1500 (South Fork, CO)
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The unit is currently installed on my 2015 Ram Pick-up. It works very well to retard the down-ward motion of the tailgate, as advertised. It does nothing to aid the lifting of the gate, if anyone thinks it might. The installation was fairly straight forward, but you should be aware that the expansion nut for the pivot may require several more turns to tighten securely than the instructions state. On my truck it was necessary to snug it up as much as allowed, then thread the draw bolt back down into the nut for a second bite, then tighten the jamb nut carefully again to "lock" the nutsert into the tailgate without stripping the nutsert threads.

All in all, very pleased with product. As for Realtruck service? Suffice to say the order arrived 2 days earlier than scheduled. Thanks.
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5.0
- 2015 Ram Truck 1500 (Shelton, CT)
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Works great now. (2017 Laramie)
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4.0
- Ram Truck 1500 (Fairmont, MN)
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Use the lock tight for the nutsert. I struggled with getting the nutsert thing to work for a few days. My second attempt with using the lock tight worked, but I put it on thick and left it a day to dry. Otherwise, it doesn't rub and works like it should. I will see how it hold up, but is good now.
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- 2013 Ram Truck 1500 (McKinney, TX)
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- 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 (Mount Airy, MD)
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- 2016 Ram Truck 3500 (Newberry, FL)
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Warranty

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.

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.

PDF Icon Dee Zee 43301 Installation Instructions