Easy Installation

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Power Tailgate assists for pickup truck liftgate.
Patented SEMA Award-winning Droptail with remote control convenience for bed access, 5th wheel towing hookup, auto-mode for mileage & stability, backup visibility, and COOL factor.

Tools required
Drill motor & 1/4″ bit
5mm Allen bit
8 & 10mm wrench
screwdriver & tape measure

  1. Secure Control Module in any dry & clean location nearest actuator (like the rear of a cab or sealed bed). Connect the red and black harness leads to a fused constant (5A) battery source.

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  2. Accurately place tailgate bracket h= 6″ (Ford 5.5″) up the driver’s inside face of the closed tailgate, 1/8″ clear from the bedside wall. Mark & drill (4) 1/4″ holes. Hold u-screw by a nut & feed down 1 hole, then up another.

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  3. Feed blue and green harness lead into loom provided. Run loom over to the actuator and plug it in. Extend the actuator rod out by pushing button #1. Verify by unscrewing the rod counterclockwise by hand.

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  4. Open tailgate and pin actuator rod to gate bracket. Swing actuator up and align attached upper rail bracket flush with the top of bed rail. Mark, then drill (3) 1/4″ mounting holes.

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  5. Through bolt rail bracket, rail lip, and under rail braces.

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  6. Adjust diagonal braces flush to bed wall and secure with self-tapping screws.

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  7. Adjust latch rods outward at the handle (under the access panel or bezel), to the unlock position, so the gate will not lock when closed. Test & replace.

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  8. The optional automatic spoiler mode feature requires the white harness lead connection to the vehicle speed sensor at PCM; and a tailgate pivot hinge clamp.
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Push button #1 momentarily to open, and button #2 to close.
Pushing any button stops movement, then beeps (2) times.

Brown & pink wires are for optional momentary contact SPDT switch.