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Replacement BOLT Lock Cylinder for Tailgate Handle - Codes to Late Model GM Key

Replacement BOLT Lock Cylinder for Tailgate Handle - Codes to Late Model GM Key

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This replacement cylinder lets you replace a broken BOLT lock in your GM tailgate handle. Call 800-298-8924 to order Bolt accessories and parts part number BL709231 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Bolt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement BOLT Lock Cylinder for Tailgate Handle - Codes to Late Model GM Key. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Bolt Accessories and Parts - BL709231

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This replacement cylinder lets you replace a broken BOLT lock in your GM tailgate handle.


  • Lock cylinder can be used to replace a broken cylinder in your BOLT tailgate handle
    • More economical than replacing entire tailgate handle and lock assembly
  • Lock uses your vehicle's ignition key - you'll always have the right key with you
    • Insert your ignition key into the BOLT cylinder
    • Turn the key once
    • Lock is permanently coded to your key
  • 6-Plate tumbler sidebar prevents picking or bumping
  • Weatherproof, automotive-quality construction
    • Cast zinc cylinder offers superior corrosion resistance
    • Stainless steel lock shutter keeps out dirt and moisture
  • Locks automatically when key is removed
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Note: BOLT locks permanently code to only 1 vehicle. They cannot be re-coded or re-keyed.

BOLT Locks for Convenience and Security

Are you tired of carrying a bulky ring of keys - for your hitch lock and coupler lock, your pickup cover or trailer door, and all the various padlocks securing your equipment? Tired of fumbling for the right key or having to replace a lost key?

BOLT (Breakthrough One-key Lock Technology) has solved that problem by designing a line of locks that can operate with a key you already have handy - your vehicle ignition key.

When you insert your own key into the cylinder, spring-loaded plate tumblers move up and down until they are matched exactly to that key. The first time the key is rotated, the cylinder is uniquely coded to that key. When the key is removed, the cylinder moves into the locked position. When the key is turned again, it will rotate to the unlocked position.


Late model GM keys compatible with BOLT locks

If your late model GM key looks like the key above, it is compatible with BOLT locks.

BOLT GM Late Key

See table to determine vehicle year, make, and model compatibility.

BOLT for Commercial Applications

BOLT is particularly useful in commercial applications. Imagine being able to send a crew without having to sign out multiple keys for a work truck, trailer, hitch pins, and equipment locks. With BOLT, the vehicle key becomes a master key. It opens all those locks and you no longer have the hassle of getting to a work site only to find that you've brought the wrong keys.

709231 Strattec Programmable BOLT Lock Cylinder for Tailgate Handle - GM Late Model

Customer Reviews

Replacement BOLT Lock Cylinder for Tailgate Handle - Codes to Late Model GM Key - BL709231

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)

This replacement cylinder lets you replace a broken BOLT lock in your GM tailgate handle.

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Easy to install and works Great with original truck key! Thanks 868208

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It has worked and performed as advetised, still in use and working fine. 822877

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Very good and easy to install! 746554

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There isn't much to say about this lock. It works perfectly with my factory key, and the instructions are very easy. Simply put your key in the lock, completely, and turn. OEM replacement was 10x the price. 745805

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Form, fit, and function were at spot-on. Shipping was very good. All has worked out fine doing business with you. Product working fine. 575645

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Works as advertised. Will buy again and would recommend 541125

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Make sure you review the key style information before you order. I did not and had to sent it back (which was not a problem. It is a great product to replace locks on your truck so the keys all match. I hope the make one for the 2014 chevy wher the key has no "teeth" 368357

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Product was exactly as described and fit perfectly into my original handle housing. Locked keyed perfectly. Very happy. 189957


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