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Installation Guide for 19-23 Ford Ranger Headlights

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THIS GUIDE IS FOR​

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 19-23 FORD RANGER step by step.

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

DO NOT USE DIELECTRIC GREASE!

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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.

INSTALLATION TOOLS

1/4 Ratchet
Power Tool
Metal Panel Popper
Flat Screwdriver
Torx Screwdriver
1/4 Extension
Socket
Size NEEDED
7
8
10
13
Socket
(Star Torx)
Size NEEDED
T25
T30

NOTE: Whenever using a power tool, please make sure do not overtighten the screws.

PART I - REMOVE HEADLIGHTS

DISCONNECTING THE NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

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

 

REMOVE THE RADIATOR SHROUD

Remove the 2 X T30 screws from the intake air duct.

Use a panel popper and start by removing plastic push pins that is holding up the radiator shroud
cover.

REMOVE THE GRILLE

Remove the 10mm bolts from the top of the grille.

Gently pull the grille outward in order to get it loose.

Unscrew the 2 X 7mm bolts from the radiator plastic cover.

Pull and push the plastic cover downward to till into an angle and pull it out for the removal.

Use a flat screwdriver to release the grille’s moulding clips from the left and right side.

Press down the mounting clips at the bottom of the grille and carefully pull it outward for the
removal.

Please set the grille aside for later re-installation.

REMOVE THE UPPER FRONT BUMPER

Unscrew the 7mm bolts from the plastic divider next to each of the headlights.

Use the panel popper to remove the plastic clip retainer.

Remove the T30 bolt and the 13mm bolt from the mounting.

Next, use the panel popper to help remove the side marker light assembly.

Gently push up the side marker assembly from behind of the front wheel well trim piece.

Unplug and remove the side marker assembly.

Unscrew the bolt and lift the wheel well trim to get it loose.

Carefully pull outward the wheel well trim piece in order to reach the headlight’s 7mm bolt.
Please uncrew the bolt and follow the same step for the other side.

Next, remove the 5 XT30 bolts. (3) bolts located from the center of the bumper, (1) bolt behind the
left bumper and (1) bolt behind the right bumper.

Carefully remove the upper front bumper and se it aside for later reinstallation.

REMOVE THE HEADLIGHTS

NOTE: DO NOT USE POWER TOOL! USE RATCHET INSTEAD TO REMOVE THE TOP HEADLIGHT BOLTS (Loctite type)

Remove the 2 X 10mm top heaghtlight bolts.

Remove the 10mm bolt from the side of the front bumper.

Use the screwdriver to remove the plastic clip retainer.

Remove the headlight assembly by pulling it outoward and unplug the light socket
Please follow the same steps for the other side of the headlight.

PART II - INSTALL HEADLIGHTS

ROUTE THE DRL HARNESS

Start routing the DRL wires from the driver’s side which is the closest to the battery and fuse box. Connect the red wire to battery’s positive terminal and the black wire to battery’s negative
terminal or the 10mm bolt on the firewall.

Route the DRL wires to the both side of the headlights.

TAP THE FUSE

Open the fuse box and tap into the fuse 10A.

PLUG AND INSTALL THE HEADLIGHTS

Plug the DRL wire and the lights socket into the new ALPHAREX headlights.

DO NOT USE DIELECTRIC GREASE!

Carefully mount the headlight assembly into the vehicle.

Secure the headlight’s bolts into the truck. Please follow the same steps for the other side of
the headlight. Finish the headlights installation by reversing the removal process of the
truck’s body parts.

DISABLE THE DAYTIME LIGHTS FROM THE DASHBOARD

In order for the new ALPHAREX headlights to function properly, we recommend disabling
the vehicle’s factory DAYTIME LIGHTS from the Settings.

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 19-23 Ford RANGER headlights.

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