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Old 11-28-2010, 02:53 PM
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Yesterday as I was installing the bed cover, I slid out of the bed and caught the edge of the plastic cap for the tailgate. Of the 8 or so attachment points, six broke off along with some of the locating pins. Has anyone else had something like this happen to their cap? Or was it just the misfortune of my XL a$$?
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Sounds like an unfortunate occurrence.
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Old 11-28-2010, 04:25 PM
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Sorry to hear about that. Unfortunately its just the result of the times.
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Yes, I've seen this. Do you have a Mopar bed liner in your truck? If so, the repair will likely be covered.
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I was going to say, you're not the first one I've heard of that had theirs come off.

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when i bought my 09, cap was popping up on one end appeared clip was broke, figured part of used tuck and got some 3m double sided tap(did not work). was in dealer for uconnect issue was told truck had numeous reclls including tailgae cap, replaced undr rcall no charge or skin off my teth
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yes, the plastic strip at the top edge of the tailgate was the first thing dealer made a repair on, they had a RRT or something on it for the 2009 Ram
they had been known to fly off while on the highway
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Had mine replaced by dealer 4 different times the last time they did it something changed and it seems nice and tight just check with your dealer .
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I was reading Popular Mechanics road test on the 2009 Ram. They said the dealer replaced theirs with a metal cap. Anyone hear of this?
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No but mine was replaced and was not even loose, besides that I have a bedrug that covers that edge that allows stuff to get caught on it, I think they used the same one and glued it down. I don't care but I don't like the dealer hosing the company for warranty when they don't actually do the repair. I don't get my service there anymore, besides closer dealers have improved their service I am seeing, but they get carried away, every oil change would be a hundred bucks or more if you do all the recommended BS they want you to do...the call it Peace of mind which used to be what they did minus the tire rotation. They used to visually check everything you can visually check now they was more money for it.
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