AMP PowerStep

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See Purchasing OptionsAMP Research PowerStep™ – Authentic. Original. Proven.

AMP Research invented the power-deploying running board, so don’t be fooled – there is only one PowerStep™ and it has the AMP Research name on it.


  • Integrated LED Light System – Standard
  • High-strength, die-cast aluminum-alloy linkage arms, anodized and Teflon® coated to resist corrosion
  • Precision, zero-maintenance stainless-steel pivot pins
  • Extruded aluminum steps with a textured powder-coat finish for maximum grip and durability
  • 600 lb load capacity (each side)
  • Weatherproof, OEM-quality electric motors and wiring harness with sealed weather-tight connectors
  • AMP-designed electronic controller employs pressure-sensitive, pinch-proof safety technology
  • 5-Year/60,000 Mile Warranty
  • Made in USA – The AMP Research PowerStep™ is designed, engineered and exclusively manufactured by AMP Research in America. Made in USA

The AMP Research PowerStep™ has been tested and proven in long-term, real-world, driving conditions performing flawlessly in snow, ice, dust, mud and dirt. The lightweight, yet rock-solid running board and rugged die-cast linkage components are crafted in the USA of aircraft-quality aluminum, black-anodized and Teflon® coated for maximum corrosion protection. Precision, stainless-steel hinge points and bearings ensure trouble-free action. And the heavy-duty electric motor is designed and tested to provide reliable, maintenance-free operation for decades.

PowerStep with Plug-and-Play: (Limited Models)

AMP Research have taken the PowerStep automated running boards to the next level of innovative refinement by simplifying the electrical installation to a "Plug and Play"option available on select models. The Plug-n-Play system makes installation easy by eliminating the need for accessing door panels as part of the normal installation process just by simply plugging it in; providing a factory wired solution without actually having to splice into factory wiring.

The Powerstep with Plug-and-Play using the On Board Diagnostic (ODB-II) port to connect the controls of the PowerStep to the vehicle's computer system.

PowerStep with Plug-n-Play Features

  • No need to remove door panels to locate factory wires, saving 90+ minutes of installation time
  • Wide linkages available for 2014+ Silverado/Sierra 1500
  • #76404-01A PowerStep Plug-and-Play Pass-Through Harness provides an additional port at the connection point. (Sold Separately)

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