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Aries ActionTrac Motorized Running Boards - 79"

Aries ActionTrac Motorized Running Boards - 79"

Item # AA3025179
Retail:$1,707.95
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ActionTrac motorized running boards automatically deploy a second step as your vehicle's doors open and retract when the doors close. Custom fit kit with wiring and LEDs sold separately. Fastest Shipping and Great prices for Aries ActionTrac Motorized Running Boards - 79". Read our customer reviews of Aries Automotive nerf bars - running boards. Call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service or order your nerf bars - running boards part number AA3025179 by Aries Automotive online at etrailer.com.
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Aries Automotive Nerf Bars - Running Boards - AA3025179

  • Running Boards
  • Motorized Step - Hardwired
  • Cab Length
  • Black
  • 4-1/2 Inch Wide
  • Aluminum
  • Aries Automotive
  • Matte Finish

ActionTrac motorized running boards automatically deploy a second step as your vehicle's doors open and retract when the doors close. Custom fit kit with wiring and LEDs sold separately.


Features:

  • Motorized running boards lower automatically to create a pair of steps on each side of your vehicle
    • 2nd Step deploys and retracts from main housing when doors open and close
  • Raised treads provide traction in all weather conditions to help you safely enter and exit
    • Built-in design means there aren't any step pads that ever need to be replaced
  • Smart system keeps steps from deploying or retracting when an obstruction is detected
    • Prevents risk of pinching and damage done to steps by large rocks or other impediments
  • Step-within-a-step design offers a sleek appearance and doesn't significantly decrease ground clearance when steps are undeployed
  • Main housing protects power step, pivot points, and electronics from water and debris
  • Rotary motors in each step provide a fast, quiet, maintenance-free operation
    • Steps operate independently to reduce wear and tear on motor and components
  • Extruded aluminum construction with black powder coat is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Custom, no-drill installation with ActionTrac mounting kit (sold separately)
    • Includes 2 LED lights and a wiring harness
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Step dimensions:
    • Top step: 79" long x 4-1/2" wide
    • Deployed step: 68-1/2" long x 3-1/2" wide
  • Step extension: approximately 8" down from top step
  • Step capacity: 650 lbs
  • Quantity: 2 running boards
  • Limited lifetime warranty


3025179 Aries Action Trac Powered Side Steps - 79"

Installation Details AA3025179 Installation instructions


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Aries ActionTrac Motorized Running Boards - 79" - AA3025179

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (67 Customer Reviews)

ActionTrac motorized running boards automatically deploy a second step as your vehicle's doors open and retract when the doors close. Custom fit kit with wiring and LEDs sold separately.

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We just received our running boards (motorized) today
Just waiting on the mounting brackets and wiring harness, so we can put it all together and use them. The customer service in Etrailer is without a doubt the most helpful people we’ve ever felt with. I mean they go out of their way to help you. Not pushy, not trying to sell you something you don’t need or want. They listen to you , and reassure you of your purchase. Thank you to customer service
Miriam



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I liked the idea of a two step running board. My wife has had operations
on her knees and was difficult for her to get into her jeep with the
standard side steps. I started looking for powered steps and these
sounded like just the ticket. There was some fabrication involved,
because I installed them on a 2000 TJ Wrangler, but nothing too crazy. I
used some 3/16" flat bar and sandwiched it between the body mounts. In
retrospect, I should have used C channel for the longer front mount,
because I had to weld gussets on it. Welded a piece of angle to the
flat bar for the supplied mounts. If you don't have a welder, it could
all be bolted in with the C channel.
I also didn't care for the supplied magnets and switches held on with
tape to operate the steps. We hit up the u-pull-it wrecking yard and got
the same style switch that operates the dome lights and I installed them
above the original switches.
I put the door delete bypass in the housing for the front speakers on
the dash.
They have been installed for about two months now and we've had no
problems with the operation. Lots of likes from our friends who see them
in operation.



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4.5* actually. Overall, I really like these. They are a good price and they look nice. Some of the brackets had to be bent a little bit to get them to line up correctly, but it wasn't bad. I've actually purchased these twice! I sold the first vehicle, but immediately bought these for the better optioned vehicle I traded up for. NOTE - DO NOT buy the door delete kit that can be added to this. It's a waste of money that overrides the basic automatic functionality on a daily basis. The basic kit includes an on/off switch already.



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Several concerns with this step. First is the design: The concept of two steps is so you can use two steps. However, the position that these rails attach to the truck makes them near level to the truck floor board which makes this step near useless. The second (lower) step is undependable when deploying and the angle at which it deploys means you have to step past the first to get in or out of the truck. So weird. This creates an awkward angle when getting in and out of the truck. When installing you must ensure the magnets are lined up perfectly. Even the slightest misalignment causes the lower rail to malfunction. The advertisement says these are maintenance free. This is not sure, you must routinely use a graphite lubricant on them. One step literally fell apart and they had to send another. We soent hours on the phone with their support team trying to diagnose why the seconds deployed erratically. The LED lights were a huge problem and turned on and off at intermittent times, even when parked. Very distracting for the neighbors. The third set of lights finally seem to be functioning correctly. When all said and done, after all the issues, they seem to be working fine, but again, the angle on which they deploy are not functional. If I had it all to do over, I’d never buy a deployable running board. They’re just a electric maintenance mess.



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Very good steps, but the light "flickers" on/off on 1 side and stays on all the time on the opposite side! Doesn't really matter because they aren't bright enough to help in the dark!



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Steve with TekRV, a mobile RV mechanic, out of Galveston did the installation. Everything went according to the instructions. Looks and works great. Co-pilot is happy, I am estatic.



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best looking running board! the ability to step on it to access roof rack is amazing and there is only one other competitor that does that. THIS IS NOT A ROCK SLIDE! But as a certified mall crawler this is great for the ladies and kids jumping in



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The running boards have worked perfectly. the closed height is unobstructive for normal 4x4 use and the down position makes entry and exit easy even for persons with dexterity problems.
the light package is adequate for front and rear doors.
Installation went well, leave all bolts loose until mounted then tighten seems to make it easy.
I would highly recommend.



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Seems like an excellent product. Etrailer makes things so easy, great software, terrific customer service and reliable shipping.



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Great product. Good fit, runs well with the body lines. Very clean install.



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Fantastic product
Got running boards
on and went very easy and I’m 71 years old
Going to tackle the wiring harness this morning



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The running boards arrived sooner than expected and customer service is great. The website could be better to see and understand what exactly you’re buying. Haven’t been able to install them yet, had to order extra parts. Downgrade one notch due to website.



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I have to say I was a little bummed when UPS showed up with my running boards and the box was destroyed so I refused delivery called etrailer up they said no problem and my new ones were here in 4 days, on a Holiday weekend mind you, customer service is second to none I highly recommend purchasing from etrailer



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I order these for my 2022 Chevy 2500 they had them is stock and came fast. Very good fit bolted right on. It took me about 3 hours in my driveway to install them. They are about 12” off the ground when deployed. I like the 2 steps design very helpful. They look very nice and are built strong.



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I really like them, the snow and ice sometimes stops them that's understandable and the lights don't always work I haven't looked at them yet but yes we love them thank you



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Running Boards are exactly as advertised. Simple to install as long as you follow the instructions.



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I finally got them installed and they are wonderful. My wife has arthritic knees and it was very difficult for her to get in the Jeep. With these Motorized Running Boards she can now get in effortlessly.



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Look good, functions well but an extremely difficult install.



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Perfect fit and super easy to install.



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These steps work very well. The installation of the bars are one of the most easiest I have seen. I have installed other brands and they took much longer. All the holes lined up as expected. The wiring is not for the faint at heart. We had to take the back seat out of the Colorado and peel back the carpet to run the wiring. The instructions were straight forward and easy to follow.
After owning these for a year they are still working like the day we put them on. We have had a few issues with the end caps of the walk boards being faded by the sun and turning white. The driver side light began blinking when the door was opened. I contacted the company and they sent me new end caps, stated that they had a bad batch sent to them that were not UV free and they sent a new light. I replaced the light and still have the problem. But the company appears to work well on warranty items. Only reason I did not give the the full 5 stars is due to the end caps fading and the light began blinking. Other wise I would purchase these again. They are not cheap by any means but are of a good quality.



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They're great. Have had no issues, very dependable and my older parents and wife love the convenience. Took two of us about 6 hours to install but we'll worth it.



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Over all a great product. Installation instructions were straight forward, a couple of areas could use install hints such as "when installing frame brackets leave connections very loose". If you any type of DIY installer this will be a fun project. The quality of the running boards is very good any area you will stand on is solid and appears to be durable. Plastics end caps on the main part of the running board seem like they could come off at some point. The drop down step has open ends and seems like debris could become built up over time inside. The wiring harness is very well made, couple of extra wires came with it that the instructions do no indicate what to do with them, but they appeared not to be needed for my installation. Over operational quality is good they are quick to drop down and retract. When they drop down expect to hear a "metal on metal thud" because they drop so quickly, this takes a little getting used to. Again, overall great product.



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After spending close to $xxxx, the first box was never received. Contacting etrailer was frustrating in that a true status of the second box could not be obtained until UPS sent a delivery notice. This resulted in having to change an installation appointment that took 4 weeks to get. Second, this shipment weighted close to 50 pounds and etrailer shipped the box, that is 6.5 feet long, that was held together by the equivalent of SCOTCH TAPE. The contents were spilling out of the box when the driver delivered the box. Needless to say etrailer really needs to get your staff together and just think about how your clients merchandise is handled once it’s in the hands of UPS



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I am very happy with the steps with one exception I'll mention later. The Aries fore and aft action was perfect for our 2020 Ram 3500 chassis cab. The steps look great and were easy to install with running wires and locating the processor taking the most time. My only complaint regards the led step lights. Both began flickering then failed completely, the driver side after about six months and the passenger side in the last several weeks.


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