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  1. Mopar / FCA News
    Earlier this year, Ram recalled a million prior-generation pickups because the tailgate might open without warning. So far, there have been no injuries or accidents from this, but it’s easy to see how objects falling from the bed could cause following cars to crash. The recall still only...
  2. Mopar / FCA News
    After years of rumors, mostly at Allpar , Ram is launching a new and prosaically named “Multifunction Tailgate” on its Ram 1500 pickups. The unique tailgate is the first to let the owner choose, at any time, whether to drop it down like a traditional pickup tailgate, or to swing it open with...
  3. Repairs, Maintenance, Help
    Just what it says. All the other door locks work and the doors do also. However I belive its maybe the actuator that is bad. How do you get the tailgate open so you can replace it?
  4. Mopar / FCA News
    When Allpar broke the story of Ram’s “dual use” patent, long ago, it was met with yawns; and when we showed the first split tailgate spotted in the field, it was met with derision, though some saw it as the answer to their problems. And then one Allpar member put two and two together...
  5. Mopar / FCA News
    Here’s a Ram 1500 caught by KGP Photography, testing out the split tailgate system Allpar reported on quite a while back. KGP wrote, “A few years ago,  Allpar.com  discovered Chrysler/Dodge/Ram patents for a multifunctional tailgate design that is split down the middle, allowing the tailgate...
  6. Mopar / FCA News
    Fiat Chrysler applied for a patent three weeks ago for a device that describes a new kind of "work surface assembly" to be added to Ram pickup trucks. Is it an addition to the bed or just a new and improved pickup tailgate? We've seen a few of those before , and they were usually welcome...
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