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Tailgate Assist

$44.49

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  • Open your gate without worry thanks to the Dee Zee Tailgate Assist
  • Controls the drop of your truck's tailgate so it won't slam down
  • Custom-made for a variety of trucks
  • Uses factory cables, designed for heavy use
  • Simple, no-drill installation
  • Only one required per vehicle
  • 3-Year Warranty

Few places on a working truck take the kind fo regular abuse as do your tailgate supports. When you're working hard, opening and closing your tailgate often, trust its long-term health to the Dee Zee Tailgate Assist.

This handy contraption regulates the force and speed with which your tailgate opens and closes. Custom-made to your truck, it fits perfectly and regulates the speed with which your tailgate lowers so it doesn't just fall open every time you pull the handle. You can trust the Dee Zee Tailgate Assist because it works with your factory cables, not in place of them, and has been specifically designed for heavy-duty use. Easy to hook up, with no drilling required, install yours on your truck and keep your rig in good health.

Don't jeopardize your truck's long-term effectiveness. Use a Dee Zee Tailgate Assist and never again worry about opening your tailgate. Backed by a 3-Year Warranty.

*Ships same day unless otherwise noted when you add to your cart. Applies only to in-stock items.

Dee Zee DZ43203 fits:

  • 1997-2004 Ford F-150
  • 1999-2016 Ford F-250
  • 1999-2016 Ford F-350
  • 1999-2016 Ford F-450

Dee Zee Tailgate Assist Customer Reviews

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4.8 of 5

Average Install Time: Under 30 minutes

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who drives a Ford F150
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the ball snaped off the plate,due to poor weld

Install Time: 30-60 minutes

who drives a Ford F350
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This product is a great addition to my truck since my tail gate has the built-in ladder which is very heavy.

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who drives a Ford F250
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Really love this tailgate assist, should have added this years ago. The video and paper install instructions are very good and it wasn't a big deal to install. The nut insert is the only thing that is remotely challenging if you've never used one before. The video instructions are great there. I'm super happy with this product and it really handles the weight of the F250 tailgate. Also, a shout out to the chat on the website where the representative was able to quickly make sure I ordered the right part for the my truck! They even put it in the cart for me, very cool.

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who drives a Ford F350
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Read all the information and install the new Dee Zee in less than 30 minutes. This product works perfectly as disclosed on website. Should have purchased this years ago, it’s nice to have the tailgate open smoothly. Thanks Auto accessories garage.

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who drives a Ford F250
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The instructions were clear and concise, the install was also quite easy. The tailgate assist seems to do more when lowering the tailgate and not as much lift assist as I anticipated, however this is still a great addition as it makes lowering the tailgate much easier for my wife.

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who drives a Ford F350
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This makes my ford much more manageable to open the tailgate and reminds me of my Toyota Tundra gate which always impressed people with its smooth opening.

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Works perfect and was easy to install. Now the tailgate doesn’t slam down when you open it. Love it.

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who drives a Ford F250
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Outstanding product!

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Great product. Went on easily.

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Great item that does exactly what it says it does. No more slamming or dropping the tailgate on my truck!

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who drives a Ford F350
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Easy install, works great!

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Cool product, but the assist strut doesn't seem to fit my 2000 Ford F250 Superduty. It rubs significantly on the tailgate, so much so that it is pressed off lower connection ball. Later productions (after 7/15) work.

Install Time: 30-60 minutes

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Very happy with this product, works great, was easy to install.

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Excellent, just what I needed.

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who drives a Ford F-250
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A very good product with very fast shipping.

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who drives a Ford F-250
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It works. No more tailgate banging. Easy to install.

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Great product and great service. The tailgate assist works as advertised. I had to modify the installation instructions slightly for my 2015 F350, but it was not much of an issue. In my case, I had to remove and reinstall the tail light, as per the instructions, which added some time to the installation . Without that it would have taken 10 minutes.

Install Time: Under 30 minutes

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