Installation Guide for 15-17 Ford F150 Headlights
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Some vehicle require the DRL harness installed for the headlight to function properly. Here’s a list of certain model with require the DRL to be install.
Clip Remover/Screwdriver, 10mm Socket, 8mm Socket, 7mm Socket, 1/4″ Drill Bit
Remove (2) push pins
Remove (2) 7mm bolts
Pull outwards to remove the outer trim piece.
Remove (6) 10mm bolts, (1) 8mm bolt, and (1) plastic clip.
To take out the headlights, you will need to remove (3) 10mm bolts. The center bolt will require an extension.
Once the headlights are off, you should be left with these 3 connections.
Remove the turn signal and side marker sockets. They will be transferred to the new lights.
Remove the existing side marker bulb from the socket. Connect the socket to the side marker connection and lock it in place.
Plug the turn signal socket into the female connector. Lock the socket in place.
Reconnect all connections, and be sure to connect the white wire to the optional DRL harness.
*** We highly recommend that you test all functions with the engine on before you put everything back together***
When you have everything put back together; you will need to drill a 1/4″ hole in order to reuse the push pin for the outer trim piece.
If you are planning to install the optional DRL harness, connect the red wire from the DRL harness (short end to driver side, long end to passenger side) For more information about wiring the DRL harness, please read our article about How to wire the DRL harness?
In order for the DRL to function during the day, you will need to tap the grey wire into fuse #97
Mount and secure headlights to vehicle and test all functions.
You will next aim the headlights at about 25ft against a wall on a level surface.