Installation Guide for 14-20 Toyota 4Runner 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.
Remove top plastic cover, mounting tap can be remove by pushing the middle of each tap.
Remove the 10mm and the 2 mounting taps on the upper part of the front grill.
Remove the 4 mounting taps on the back of the lower part of the front grill.
Remove the 6 x 10mm bolts, three on each side by the wheel well.
Remove 6 x 10mm bolts on the bottom across the bumper, unplug the passenger side fog light while you are removing the bottom bolts Below image show the 3 bolts on one side, remove the other 3 bolts on the other side.
Pull on the side of the bumper, you can use the small flat head screw driver to help release the clips.
Loosen the front bumper cover and unplug the driver side fog light and remove the front bumper completely.
Lift up both side molding along the fender
Remove the 4 bolts that’s holding the headlight.
With the headlight remove, unplug the 4 connectors.
With both headlights remove, it’s time to connect the DRL harness, with the red to the battery positive, black to the negative or the 10mm bolts on the firewall.
In order for the DRL to function during the day, you will need to tap the grey wire into your INJ fuse (10A) route and connect the two red wires, one to the back of each headlight.
Transfer bumper bracket from stock headlights to our headlights.
You will next aim the headlights at about 25ft against a wall on a level surface. Clockwise – Lower, counterclockwise – Raise.