1. Secure Control Module in
any dry &
clean location nearest actuator (like rear of cab or sealed bed).
Connect the red and black harness leads to a fused constant (5A)
2. Accurately place
tailgate bracket h= 6"
(Ford 5.5") up the drivers inside face of the closed tailgate, 1/8"
clear from the bedside wall. Mark
& drill (4) 1/4" holes. Hold u-screw by a nut & feed
down 1 hole, then up another.
3. Feed blue and
green harness leads into loom provided. Run loom over to actuator and
plug it in. Extend
actuator rod out by pushing button #1. Verify by unscrewing rod
counter clockwise by hand.
4. Open tailgate and
pin actuator rod to gate
bracket. Swing actuator up and align attached upper rail bracket flush
with top of bed rail. Mark, then drill (3) 1/4" mounting holes.
5. Through bolt rail
bracket, rail lip, and
under rail braces.
6. Adjust diagonal braces flush to
bed wall and secure
with self tapping screws.
7. Adjust latch rods
outward at handle (under
access panel or bezel), to the unlock position, so the gate will not
lock when closed.
Test & replace.
Optional automatic spoiler mode feature requires the white harness lead
connection to vehicle speed sensor at PCM; and a tailgate pivot hinge
button #1 momentarily to open, and button #2 to
close. Pushing any button stops movement, then beeps (2) times.
& pink wires are for optional momentary contact SPDT switch.