AMP Research PowerStep Xtreme Running Boards

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Dual-Motor Retracting Step
PowerStep Xtreme Running Boards automatically deploy when the door opens and will retract after a 3 second delay when the door closes. Because they are made for extreme environments, they feature two motors per side for extreme performance.
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Lower Deployed Step
AMP Research Xtreme PowerStep Running Boards drop much lower than other steps. Most stationary running boards rest 1-2 inches below the body and are often still too far from the ground to be convenient for many passengers.
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Maximum Ground Clearance
The PowerStep Smart Series Running Boards tuck under the vehicle when retracted, providing amazing ground clearance while driving, and the functionality of a perfectly placed step when deployed.
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Wide Step Surface
The board width is a massive 6 inches and perfect for any type of footwear.
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Integrated LED Lighting
All PowerSteps Include two pair of LED lights to illuminate the running board and ground below to maximize safety when entering and exiting your vehicle. The lighting will activate when the steps deploy and will shut off when the steps are retracted!
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600 LB Load Capacity
From the brackets to the boards, each PowerStep Xtreme Running Board features a 600 LB load capacity - that is twice the capacity as most other steps!
  • Most capable electric-powered running boards, made for extreme environments
  • Premium, dual-motor design automatically deploys and retracts boards
  • Built with corrosion resistant cast-aluminum for strength and durability
  • Anodized then finished with a military grade PTFE coating
  • Step area is a massive 6 inches wide and runs the length of the cab
  • Features textured, slip-resistant step surface
  • Comes with integrated LED lighting
  • Optional Override Switch is available for manual control
  • Includes vehicle specific installation guide and mount kit
  • Mounts to vehicle's rocker panel
  • Newer applications connect to OBDII port via Plug-N-Play module
  • Professional installation is recommended
  • 5-year/60,000 mile warranty

For those who live and work in extreme environments, the regular PowerSteps will take massive beating and may not be able to stand both the test of time and harsh operating conditions, combined. Cue the PowerStep Xtreme Running Boards! The die-cast aluminum design, rigid treading, and textured black powder-coat offer extreme traction and the dual-motors provide the power and security needed to work in the harshest of conditions. That makes these the most rugged PowerSteps available from AMP Research! The PowerStep Xtreme are backed by a 5 Year/60,000 Mile Warranty and are engineered and manufactured in the USA!

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Spec Sheet
Step TypeElectric
Step LengthCab Length
Step Width6" Wide
BrandAMP Research
FinishTextured Black
Warranty5 Years/60,000 Miles
California Residents: Prop 65 Warning

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Cleaning your PowerStep

In adverse conditions, debris such as mud, dirt, and salt may become trapped in the running board mechanism, possibly leading to unwanted noise, or binding.

Prepare for cleaning

Manually set the running boards to deploy: The running boards can be manually set in the deployed position by opening the door, and then place your foot on the step. Leave firm pressure with your foot on the step while you close the door. This will leave your steps in the deployed position.

How to maintain your steps:

Using a pressure washer to clean the front and rear linkages which are all 4 hinge points for your PowerSteps. Avoid spraying the motors directly.

After washing, apply silicone spray (dry Film lubricant) only, to all 4 linkage arms and all pivot pins, some of these pins will be located up high on the linkage arm as well. Then cycle the door to work the lubrication in to the hinge points.

Do not apply silicone, wax, or protectants like Armor All® to the running board. Do not lubricate with any greases, oils, WD-40, or penetrants.

This cleaning should be done periodically, or when debris such as mud, dirt or salt becomes trapped in the running board mechanism.



All AMP Research PowerSteps come complete with vehicle specific mounting kit and installation instructions. Installation is best left to the professional installers or advanced DIY-ers, due to the wiring involved. As with any installation, be sure to verify all parts are present and carefully read the entire installation manual prior beginning.

How to Install AMP Research PowerStep Xtreme Running Boards


5-Year/60,000 Mile Warranty

  • What is Covered: All defects in materials or workmanship on select AMP Research branded products properly installed per provided instructions except those listed below under the Three Year Warranty. This warranty does not apply to any product from AMP Research direct or indirect subsidiaries.
  • For How Long: This warranty, and any implied warranties including merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, lasts five years or 60,000 miles (whichever comes first) from the date of purchase. The warranty expires if the product is removed from the original vehicle or if the original vehicle is transferred to another owner. The warranty is not transferable from the original purchaser.
  • What These Warranties Will Not Cover: These warranties doe not cover any damage, defect, or malfunction caused by misuse, abuse, accident, improper installation, modification, improper or inadequate maintenance, or on-road and offroad hazards. Incidental and consequential damages are not recoverable under this warranty. Some states or providence do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.
  • What AMP Research Will Do: During the applicable warranty period listed above, AMP Research will, at its option, either repair or replace any defective product at no additional charge. You must pay any labor charges associated with removing or reinstalling the product. If a specific product has been discontinued, AMP Research may, at its option, replace your product with a current product of comparable function and value.