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Gen 2 Upfitter Switch Tailgate Release Kit

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    ***works with ALL 2017+ 802A Raptors with the electronic tailgate release***



    As we all know now, the remote tailgate is awesome. But its annoying not being able to "pop" the tailgate from inside the truck. This is why I researched and developed this very easy to install kit to solve that problem. This kit allows you to use one of your upfitter switches as your tailgate release! Just a simple toggle back and forth and "POP"!


    This kit works by using the empty pin in the body control module harness that is set aside for a trunk release button in the Ford sedans. In most instances, Ford vehicles share the same parts on most electrical components. In the F150s case, this pin was left empty because we don't have trunks, but a tailgate. Once tapping into this pin on the body control module, we have the exact same concept of operation as the Ford sedans and their interior trunk release system use. my kit is designed to use your factory upfitter switch in lieu of the truck release button!

    This modification behaves exactly as a trunk release button in a Ford sedan would. Meaning, it will not function while the Truck is moving. It will only function if the truck is in accessory mode or turned on. The system cannot be damaged by leaving the upfitter in the on position either. This is a modification that operates as an OEM system would.

    FAQ:
    Q Does this modification require permanent modification to my vehicle?
    A: No. Zero factory wiring will need to be cut or spliced (aside from the upfitter switch wires)

    Q: How long will this take to install?
    A: Approx 30min. Less time for some who is experienced with following simple instructions and the use of a wrench (haha).

    Q: Will leaving the upfitterswiatch on cause damage? or overload the tailgate actuator?
    A: No. Absolutely not. By flipping the up fitter ONE single signal is sent to "pop" the tailgate, after this signal is sent no more power will be sent to the tailgate.

    Q: Will this modification work while the vehicle is in motion? While the vehicle is powered off?
    A: No. This modification will only work when the ignition is in the ACC/ON/RUN position and the vehicle is not moving faster than 1MPH, regardless of gear selected.


    $25 Shipped via PayPal Goods and services
    (Please add $6 for international shipping if outside USA).


    Each kit Includes:

    -DETAILED, PRINTED FULL COLOR INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
    -All required wiring and relay. Everything is prewired and labeled for ease of installation.
    -Wire ties and heat shrink tubing to insulate and secure splices.
    -This kit requires ZERO cuts or splicing into factory wire harnesses and takes less than 30 minutes with basic tools to install. (Connecting to upfitter switch wires is required)



    ORDER HERE
    PayPal: www.paypal.me/BrendanWebster911/25
    Please ensure to leave shipping address!


    ORIGINAL THREAD: https://www.fordraptorforum.com/threads/gen-2-upfitter-switch-tailgate-release-kit.59853/
     
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    To the top!
     
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    Just installed this. Quality parts and great instructions. Only PIA was taking off the kick panel. Best $25 mod out there. Thanks Brendan.
     
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    I'll also chime in with some raves on this product. Great instructions, all parts are prepped and ready for installation, very quick and easy. Hardest part was finding the upfitter wiring harness inside the kick panel. Highly recommended.
     
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    Fresh batch! Another 160 kits ready to ship sameday!


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    I just bought one, it will be my first switch to get used.
     
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    Awesome!


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    Another batch of 100 in stock and ready to go!
     
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    Order placed

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