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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 DZ43302 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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DeeZee Tailgate - DZ43302

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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.


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.



DZ43302 Dee Zee Tail Gate Assist Lowering System

Installation Details DZ43302 Installation instructions

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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 - DZ43302

Today we're going to take a look at the Deezee tailgate assist, custom tailgate lowering system for pickup trucks. This is a custom fit part. It is designed to fit the 2019 Ram 1500 trucks and on a custom fit part like this I always like to recommend for you to go to our website, use the fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle and it'll show you if this will work for your application. Now this is a nice tailgate assist which will provide safe controlled lowering of your tailgate, safely controls the drop rate of your tailgate. It helps prevent any injuries and even makes loading and unloading your cargo easier. It's a very smooth operation, has a built in gas shock absorber and the ball and socket connection on each end.

It's designed to work in conjunction with the factory cables and this is extensively tested and built to withstand the heavy duty daily use of the life for your truck.It is custom designed for your vehicle. One kit is all you need for easy opening of your tail gate and it is an easy no drill installation. Basically, it's designed to mount to the driver's side of the tailgate. And right up here is where, this is ball and socket right here will mount to the stud that's on the truck. And down here, this is the bottom.

The part with the bellows on it is the bottom of the, so this'll attach to the stud that's on the tailgate. So once it's installed, you can lower your tailgate down and there's no thud of it dropping anymore. It'll just slowly ease down. But that should do it for the review on the Deezee tailgate assist, custom tailgate lowering system for pickup trucks.


Customer Reviews

DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System for Pickup Trucks - DZ43302

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.

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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


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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.



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


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


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



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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.



- DZ43302
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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.



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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!



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Great Product Fast shipping



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Fast shipping!! Easy install



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Simple ordering and product is amazing!



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Works great



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Always a great place to order from.



- DZ43206
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


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


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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


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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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


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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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


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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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


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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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


I put the tailgate assist on all my tru cks.



- DZ43206
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


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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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Works great, and easy to install!



- DZ43206
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


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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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


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



- DZ43103
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Easy to install and work better than factory assist.



- DZ43206
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Review from a similar DeeZee Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Haven't put it on yet just received it yesterday


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  • Does DeeZee Tailgate Assist For 2020 Ram 1500 Come With Mounting Hardware
    So there actually isn't any mounting hardware needed for the DeeZee tailgate assist that fits your 2020 Ram 1500, which is the following part: - DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System # DZ43302 To answer your question directly, that means no, mounting hardware is not included with the # DZ43302. Installation on your '20 Ram 1500 just requires a flat head screwdriver, T-25 Torx and a rag. I have added photos of the installation instructions so you can see exactly what is...
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  • Correct DeeZee Tailgate Lift Assist for 2019 Ram 1500
    I checked with DeeZee and the correct fit for a 2019 Ram 1500 is the DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System for Pickup Trucks # DZ43302 so it is likely you have the incorrect system. The Tailgate Assist # DZ43301 you referenced is only for '19 Ram 1500 Classics, which is essentially the 2018 model.
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  • Tailgate Assist fit for 2019 Ram 1500 New Body Style and 2019 Ram 2500
    The new body style would actually only apply to the 2019 Ram 1500, and I can confirm for you that the DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System # DZ43302 does fit a 2019 Ram 1500 with the new body style. If you have a 2019 Ram 2500 the correct part is the DeeZee Tailgate Assist Custom Tailgate-Lowering System # DZ43301. I have added links to video reviews of both systems for you to check out.
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  • DeeZee Tailgate Lowering System for 2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
    The correct DeeZee Tailgate Assist Tailgate-Lowering System for your 2002 Chevy Silverado 2500 is the part # DZ43100, as long as you don't have the Stepside or Flareside model. This unit is confirmed to fit your truck and will work perfectly to control the drop of your tailgate. It does come with a 3-year limited warranty. I have attached a short video review and the written installation instructions that you can also check out. The DeeZee # DZ43302 that you referenced is only designed...
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  • Tailgate Assist that Fits 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn
    The DeeZee tailgate assist part # DZ43302 is a confirmed fit for your 2019 Ram Big Horn. This will basically allow you to drop the tailgate and it will slowly lower itself without requiring you to support it's weight.
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