Installation Guide for 09-18 Ram Headlights

Warning: This installation article is a tutorial guide. By reading this article, you agree it is for reference and AlphaRex USA nor our distributors make any guarantee on any finished results, nor we held any responsibility for any damage, misuse or personal injuries. If you do not fully understand the installation procedure, we highly recommend you seek help with professional mechanics to do the installation.



Step 1

Tools Needed: 10mm socket clip remover or flat head screwdriver

Remove radiator shroud held by a total of (4) ribbed clips on the bottom and (2) push clips on the top.

Remove radiator shroud held by a total of (4) ribbed clips on the bottom and (2) push clips on the top.

Step 2

Remove (4) 10mm bolts holding in the grill.

Remove (4) 10mm bolts holding in the grill.

Step 3

Pull grill outwards with moderate force to disengage bottom clips. The grill should be able to be completely removed at this point.

Pull grill outwards with moderate force to disengage bottom clips. The grill should be able to be completely removed at this point.
Pull grill outwards with moderate force to disengage bottom clips. The grill should be able to be completely removed at this point.

Step 4

Remove a total of (4) 10mm bolts.

Remove a total of (4) 10mm bolts.

Step 5

Open access panel from wheel well.

Open access panel from wheel well.
Open access panel from wheel well.

Step 6

Push up on the white tab to release the headlight from the truck.

Push up on the white tab to release the headlight from the truck.

Step 7

Once the headlight has been removed, unlock the grey tab and you should be able to remove the low/high beam connector.

Once the headlight has been removed, unlock the grey tab and you should be able to remove the low/high beam connector.

Step 8

Remove turn signal socket and amber bulb. You should then be left with these connections left on the truck.

Remove turn signal socket and amber bulb. You should then be left with these connections left on the truck.

Step 9

Plug the flat black connector into the turn signal socket and connect the low/high beam connector into the truck’s harness.

Plug the flat black connector into the turn signal socket and connect the low/high beam connector into the truck’s harness.

Step 10

Be sure to lock the turn signal back into place on the new headlights.

Be sure to lock the turn signal back into place on the new headlights.

Step 11

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?

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)

Step 12

Connect (+) and (-) from the DRL harness to the battery. For more information about wiring the DRL harness, please read our article about How to wire the DRL harness?

Connect (+) and (-) from the DRL harness to the battery.

Step 13

Tap grey wire from harness to fuse F66. For more information about wiring the DRL harness, please read our article about How to wire the DRL harness?

Tap grey wire from harness to fuse F66.

Step 14

Before bolting the headlights, make sure the bottom mounting bolt is level.

Before bolting the headlights, make sure the bottom mounting bolt is level.

Step 15

Mount and secure headlights to vehicle and test all functions.

Mount and secure headlights to vehicle and test all functions.

Step 16

You will next aim the headlights at about 25ft against a wall on a level surface.

You will next aim the headlights at about 25ft against a wall on a level surface.
You are all set!
You are all set!

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