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DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System for Pickup Trucks

DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System for Pickup Trucks

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DeeZee's tailgate-lowering system is the safe way to lower your vehicle's heavy tailgate. Expertly designed and built to last, Tailgate Assist controls the drop of your tailgate, preventing injuries and making loading and unloading easier. Lowest Prices for the best tailgate from DeeZee. DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System for Pickup Trucks part number DZ43206 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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DeeZee Tailgate - DZ43206

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  • Truck
  • DeeZee

DeeZee's tailgate-lowering system is the safe way to lower your vehicle's heavy tailgate. Expertly designed and built to last, Tailgate Assist controls the drop of your tailgate, preventing injuries and making loading and unloading easier.


Features:

  • Tailgate Assist provides safe, controlled lowering of tailgate
    • Prevents injuries
    • Makes loading and unloading cargo easier
  • Smooth operation with built-in shock absorber and ball-and-socket connection
  • Extensively tested and built to withstand heavy use for the life of your truck
  • Custom designed for your vehicle
    • One kit is all you need for easy opening of your tailgate
  • Easy, no-drill installation - hardware included
  • 3-Year limited warranty


Tailgate opening in a controlled descent using DeeZee Tailgate Assist

DeeZee's Tailgate Assist makes it much easier and safer to lower your heavy tailgate. It helps to prevent injuries and makes opening your tailgate easier on your back, arms and shoulders.


DeeZee Tailgate Assist installed on tailgate

This tailgate-lowering system is custom designed for your vehicle's factory tailgate cable. It uses a shock absorber as well as a ball-and-socket connection at the truck to make opening your tailgate smooth and easy.


The Tailgate Assist is built to last. It's carefully tested to make sure it will stand up to heavy use. Installing a Tailgate Assist takes just a few minutes using the included hardware, and you don't have to drill into your truck bed. Only one Tailgate Assist kit is necessary for your tailgate. Just install it on one side of your tailgate, and you're good to go.



DZ43206 Dee Zee Tail Gate Assist Lowering System



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Video of DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System for Pickup Trucks

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Review of DeeZee Tailgate - Truck Tailgate Lowering System - DZ43206

Michael: Hi there. I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today we're going to take a quick look at the DeeZee tailgate assist custom tailgate lowering system for your pickup trucks.This is going to attach to your pickup truck's tailgate. It's going to allow it to lower at a much more gradual pace, so you're not going to have to worry about it slamming down against your bumper, potentially hitting you or others around or causing any sort of damage to your tailgate or anything like that. It does have a shock absorber in it, so that it's going to just make that tailgate lower much more gradually and smoothly.It has been extensively tested to make sure that it's going to hold up well. We know how often your tailgate gets used when you're using a pickup truck, so they wanted to make sure that this would stand up to all that rigor.

It is custom fit for your 2019 and newer Ford Ranger pickup trucks. The brackets here are going to be a custom fit to ensure that it's very easy to get them installed. They do include the instructions which take you step by step, how to get this all installed, but it's very easy to do. Basically just backing out some of the bolts that are currently on your tailgate and replacing them with these. When you get up to your truck bed, it will require you to reuse one of the bolts that's there.

But overall very easy to do.They give you the instructions, so it's definitely something I think you could probably handle within about a half hour or so. It's not going to take you much time at all. You're not going to have to drill any new holes or anything. It's going to use all of the holes that are already in your truck bed.This does come with a three year limited warranty from DeeZee. It's nice to know that they stand behind their products, and overall I just think this is going to be a great option for those of you who are worried about your tailgate falling open, maybe hitting grandkids or shopping cards or anything that you're accustomed to being around when you're lowering that tailgate.

I think it's going to be a great option to increase the safety for you. You really only need the one. It's going to hold the whole weight of the tailgate as it lowers. This is for the driver's side, so you will be installing it there on the driver's side. But you only need the one that will do it for you.That's going to complete our look at the DeeZee tailgate assist.

Again, I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Thanks for watching.


Customer Reviews

DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System for Pickup Trucks - DZ43206

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (27 Customer Reviews)

DeeZee's tailgate-lowering system is the safe way to lower your vehicle's heavy tailgate. Expertly designed and built to last, Tailgate Assist controls the drop of your tailgate, preventing injuries and making loading and unloading easier.

- DZ43206
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2020 Ford Ranger. Tailgate damper works as described. Instructions not completely accurate or detailed, but the damper is a simple install. Tailgate uses a T50 bolt head and takes some torque to remove, but follow the instructions of removing only one at a time and replace with the provided hex head screws. The truck bed bolt (the one reused) required a T45 bit (not the T50 in the instructions). The install of the upper damper bracket again was simple but the instructions did not state where the original flat washer was to be re-installed or not. I put it on the outside of the bracket. Popped the damper on the attachment point. Done.


Comments
No issues after a year of use. Working as designed.
Stephen - 04/22/2021


- DZ43206
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Stated truck info on website 95 Chevrolet Cheyenne. Part was shown that would fit order was placed. Received part was for a Ford ranger? Called tech support and was told that there wasn’t a tailgate assist for a 95 Chevrolet Cheyenne?? And the part cannot be returned due to your policy. I have purchased many items over the years from DeeZee but that stops today



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Had my Deezee tailgate assist for one year on my Ford Ranger. It was easy to install and works great. I would highly recommend.



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Bought a new Ford Ranger in June of 2019. Ford had not yet made the part for my tailgate available at it's dealers out here in Hawaii. Ordered this item from etrailer.com, they did not have the part yet either, but they stayed in touch with me for 3 months...GREAT follow up!!! Got the part sent out to me, easily installed it and has been working great ever since. Great service, great people at etrailer.com



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Product works as advertised. Installation instructions were very clear and the install was easy, time wise approx 20 min. I would totally recommend the tail gate assist. Don’t think twice order one you won’t be disappointed!



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I put the tailgate assist on all my tru cks.



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Installation was easy and instructions were clear and simple to understand. Product seems to be of good quality and came complete.



- DZ43206
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Works great, and easy to install!



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Good prices and service. This item works great. Also had to return another item and the return was pretty easy.



- DZ43206
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Fits perfectly, easy to install, a year later works like new



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Haven't put it on yet just received it yesterday



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- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


I have to return it because it is the wrong one for my truck. I must have missed the 2019 & above when I ordered it. Nothing is wrong I am just returning it and getting the proper one. Thank you for a great product!


Comments
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-- Etrailer Expert Katrina B - 05/05/2022


- DZ43103
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


A must-have for your tailgate. My 2021 GMC Sierra has the optional kicker speaker system which added weight to the tailgate. The tailgate assist does really a good job in slowing it down when opening.



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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


This was the second tailgate assist I have installed on a Dodge Ram. The first on an 07. The only problem I had was getting the tabs out. Other wise it was simple to install. The feature about this model that I liked is that you don’t see it.



- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Worked exactly as I expected. Easy install and a quality product.


Comments
Works Great!! Tailgate is easy to lift and close and floats down easily when opened.
Daniel - 04/14/2022


- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Works well for my wife. She has no problem the tailgate now the tailgate assist is in place



- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


It took literally 10 minutes to install because Ram had a better idea. it’s a quality product and it has worked flawlessly. Much more affordable than the similar Ram product. I would recommend this product and best of all unlike the one I installed on a F150 it’s within the truck body out of sight. Thanks eTrailer.



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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


As usual, parts showed up as expected, when expected with the right amount of updates from etrailer. I have done quite a few updates on vehicles over the years and not many of them go as others say. However, I was able to install this one in 5 minutes with no issues on my 2019 Ram 1500. The preload on the shock is perfect, lowers at the right speed and get plenty of assist raising the tailgate. Only thing I recommend is a 90 degree trim tool to pull the plastic push pins out. Very satisfied with this purchase, just dont know why these aren't standard equipment from OEMs.



- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Would just like to say that without a doubt this was the easiest product to install that I have ever purchased!! I was very pleased with the time it took to arrive! I would highly recommend the the company and the product! Thank you for your prompt service and the fact that you reached out to check and see if it arrived. It works very well on my 2020 Ram 1500!



- DZ43103
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Easy to install and work better than factory assist.



- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Great Product Fast shipping



- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Fast shipping!! Easy install



- DZ43302
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Simple ordering and product is amazing!



- DZ43103
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate



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