Dorman 38523 | Tailgate Support Cable

Part Number
Tailgate Cable - 17-3/4 In.

Fits: 79-82 Dodge D50, 79-82 Plymouth Arrow Pickup, 83-86 Dodge Power Ram 50, 83-93 Dodge Ram 50, 83-96 Mitsubishi Mighty Max

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This tailgate support cable matches the fit and function of the original cables on specific vehicles. Made of quality materials, this durable cable is engineered to stabilize the tailgate over the long haul.

BRAND: Dorman - HELP


  • Durable construction - this part is made of quality materials for a long service life
  • Dodge 1993-79, Mitsubishi 1996-83, Plymouth 1982-79
  • Saves money - offers quality at a competitive price while preventing tailgate damage
  • Tailgate Cable - 17-3/4 In.
  • Quality assured - this tailgate support cable has undergone virtual testing for fit, function and durability over time
  • Direct replacement - this tailgate support cable fits specific vehicles to preserve tailgate stability
  • Tailgate, Support, Cable, Cables, Rear


Package Contents1 Cable
Universal Or Specific FitSpecific



  • Mitsubishi: MB437912
  • NEEDA PARTS: 38523


  • 1979-1982 Dodge D50 - Position: N/A
  • 1979-1982 Plymouth Arrow Pickup - Position: N/A
  • 1983-1993 Dodge Ram 50 - Position: N/A
  • 1983-1996 Mitsubishi Mighty Max - Position: N/A
  • 1983-1986 Dodge Power Ram 50 - Position: N/A
Customer Questions
Can I use Dorman parts to replace OEM parts?
Yes, Dorman parts can often be used as replacements for OEM parts, but it is important to carefully compare specifications and ensure compatibility.
How do I install Dorman shift linkage bushing?
To install a Dorman shift linkage bushing, first locate the old bushing and remove it if necessary. Apply lubricant to the Dorman bushing and slide it onto the shift linkage, tapping it into place with a soft tool until fully seated. Check the alignment and function of the shift linkage after installation.
Where is Dorman manufactured?
Dorman is a global automotive parts supplier with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Mexico, Canada, China, and India. Its headquarters and largest manufacturing facility are located in Colmar, Pennsylvania, USA.
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