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Installation Guide for 10-13 Toyota 4Runner Headlights

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ALPHAREX specializes in designing and producing superior and uniquely stylish aftermarket automotive performance lighting with unrival innovative technology. The following installation guide we take you through the installation of your new ALPHAREX HEADLIGHTS for your 10-13 Toyota 4Runner Headlights step by step.

NOTE: Some vehicle require the DRL harness installed for the headlight to function properly.

Table of Contents

Disclaimer: This installation article is a tutorial guide. By reading this article, you agree it is for reference only and AlphaRex USA and its distributors make no guarantee on the finished results. Under no circumstances whatsoever shall AlphaRex USA nor its distributors be liable for any damage, misuse or personal injuries. If you do not fully understand the installation procedure, it is highly recommended that you seek help from professional mechanics to do the installation.

INSTALLATION TOOLS

Pick Tools
1/4 Ratchet
Metal Panel Popper
Phillips Screwdriver
1/4 Extension
Socket
Size NEEDED
10mm

PART I - REMOVE HEADLIGHTS

DISCONNECTING THE NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

Whenever working on your vehicle always start by disconnecting the negative battery terminal.

FRONT GRILLE/ BUMPER REMOVAL

Remove the radiator support cover. Mounting taps can be remove by pushing the middle of each tap.

Remove the 10mm bolt (middle) from the back of the front grille and use a panel popper to remove 2 mounting taps by the side.

Remove the 4 mounting taps on the back of the lower part of the front grille

REMOVE FRONT BUMPER BOLTS

Remove the 6 x 10mm bolts (3 on each side by the wheel well)

Lift the edges of the bumper to release and pull it outward carefully. Please follow the same steps for the other side of the bumper.

GAIN ACCESS TO THE HEADLIGHT BOLTS

Carefully loose the bumper by pulling it outward to gain access to the headlight bolt from the mounting bracket. It is not neccessary to remove the whole bumper until you have enough space to reach the headlights’ bolt and mounting bracket.

Please follow the same step for the other side of the bumper.

REMOVE HEADLIGHT BOLTS

Remove the 3 X 10mm bolts (2 bolts on the top and 1 bolt on the side of the mounting bracket) for each side of the headlight.

UNPLUG AND REMOVE THE HEADLIGHTS

Unplug the light sockets and connectors.

Please follow the same steps for the other side of the headlight.

PART II - INSTALL HEADLIGHTS

INSTALL ALPHAREX HEADLIGHTS & DRL HARNESS

With both headlights removed, now it’s time to install the DRL harness. You will need to connect the red wire to battery’s positive terminal, the black wire to battery’s negative terminal or the 10mm bolts on the firewall.

TAP THE FUSE

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.

Route the DRL wires to the other side of the headlight.

TRANSFER BUMPER BRACKET BEFORE INSTALL

Transfer bumper bracket from stock headlights to the new ALPHAREX headlights.

Use Phillips screwdriver to remove the 2 screws from the bumper bracket and transfer it to the new ALPHAREX headlights for reinstallation.

TURN SIGNAL PLUGS

Starting from the Driver’s side.

First, unplug the connector from the factory’s turn signal light.

Plug the harness (from the new ALPHAREX headlight) turn signal connector into the vehicle’s turn signal’s wire socket. Then connect ALPHAREX’s turn signal plug into factory’s turn signal’s light.

Plug the yellow wire from the DRL harness into the driver’s side wire.

PLUG AND INSTALL THE HEADLIGHTS

Plug the low beam connector, high beam connector and the side marker connector into the new ALPHAREX headlight.

 

Plug the DRL wire connector into the headlight.

After plugged the connectors, carefully position the new headlight into the vehicle and align the mounting brackets for the installation.

Reverse the headlight removal process to install the headlight into the vehicle.

Please follow the same steps for the other headlight.

TEST THE HEADLIGHT FUNCTIONS

Test the functions of your ALPHAREX headlights to ensure everything works properly.

ADJUST HEADLIGHT LEVEL

After headlights installation is complete.

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

Clockwise to lower the level

Counterclockwise to raise the level

Please follow the same procedure for the other headlight.

COMPLETE INSTALLATION

Congratulations! you have completed the installation for ALPHAREX 10-13 Toyota 4Runner Headlights.

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