Tailgate Striker Bolt
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Dorman - Help Tailgate Striker Bolt

Part No. 38427 Warranty Details  
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Our Tailgate Striker Bolts are constructed from high-quality steel to keep your tailgate securely locked in place. The washer is included for a convenient repair.

Product Features:
  • Replacement restores tailgate to proper operation
  • Painted for added resistance to rust and corrosion
  • Direct replacement for a proper fit
  • Easy to install
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Attachment Method:Screw On
Bolt Hole Quantity:0
Corrosion Resistant:No
Installation Hardware Included:Yes
Overall Length:0.455

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  • Q:

    What type of bit is required for the head?
    Asked on 5/14/2017 by Brendan from Albany NY

    3 answers

    • A:

      A torx bit is required for this strike bolt
      Sent from my iPhone

      Answered on 5/14/2017 by r_candella from undisclosed
    • A:

      It's around a t45 or t50 but there's a nut on the inside behind the taillight lens. If you had to just use pliers to hold had you take the nut off.

      Answered on 5/14/2017 by bmxer82ats from undisclosed
    • A:

      It takes a torx bit.

      Answered on 5/14/2017 by phyllip.brunhammer from undisclosed
  • Q:

    Isn't there supposed to be a washer & nut to secure this bolt into the body wall?
    Asked on 2/20/2016 by Jeanne from Overland, MO

    1 answer



      Hi Jeanne, happy to help you! This Dorman - Help Tailgate Striker Bolt (Part No. 38427) does not include the washer and nut.

      Answered on 2/22/2016 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    Is there 1 or 2 strikers in a package?
    Asked on 1/9/2013 by Gary

    1 answer



      This Dorman - Help Tailgate Striker Bolt For GM - (Part No. 38427) is sold individually. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

      Answered on 1/10/2013 by Aaron from AAP
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