Installation Guide for 11-15 Ford Explorer PRO-Series LED Tail Lights
Do NOT use dielectric or any type of weather sealing grease on connectors or sockets.
Doing so will result in connection problems and will not be covered under warranty. Please click HERE for further explanation.
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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.
Metal Panel Popper
NOTE: Whenever using a power tool, please make sure do not overtighten the screws.
Whenever working on your vehicle
always make sure your vehicle is parked with the ignition off.
PART I - REMOVE TAIL LIGHTS
REMOVE THE BOLTS
Whenever working on your vehicle always make sure your vehicle is OFF and parked.
To start, open the vehicle’s liftgate, and you’ll find two 8mm bolts on each side of the tail lights concealed by plastic caps. Use a panel popper to remove these caps.
Remove the 2 X 8mm bolts on each side.
REMOVE THE TAIL LIGHTS
Carefully pull the tail light assembly outward towards you to remove it from its position.
Detach the tail light’s light bulbs by turning the socket cap and then pulling it out.
Remove the brake light sockets.
Please follow the same procedure for the opposite side of the tail light.
TRANSFER THE TAIL LIGHT BRACKETS
Position the tail light assembly on the table, then proceed to transfer the tail light brackets and install them onto the new ALPHAREX tail light assembly for both tail lights.
Remove the 2 X 7mm bolts.
Install the bracket to the new ALPHAREX tail light assembly.
Secure the bracket to the new ALPHAREX tail light assembly by tightening the 2 X 7mm bolts. Please follow the same steps for the other side of the tail light assembly.
PART II - INSTALL TAIL LIGHTS
INSTALL THE TAIL LIGHTS
To start, take out the turn signal bulb from the tail light socket.
Next, attach the tail light’s reverse light sockets by twisting the cap to secure them in place.
Ensure all the caps are securely and tightly fastened to prevent dust or moisture buildup!
Connect the turn signal socket. DO NOT USE DIELECTRIC GREASE!
The correct way to make the connection is by ensuring the black wire is connected to black (-) and the red wire is connected to purple (+). Again, please DO NOT USE DIELECTRIC GREASE!
Twist the cap to secure it in place.
Connect the brake light socket to the tail light assembly.
Mount the new ALPHAREX tail light onto the vehicle by reversing the removal process. Please follow the same steps for the other side of the tail light.
Congratulations! you have completed the installation for ALPHAREX 11-15 Ford Explorer PRO-Series LED Tail Lights.