1994-2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs Installation

The Reason for Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulb Replacement

Ford F-150 LED headlights bulbs are popular in use on road and off-road driving for its high performance & luxury looking. if you choose to upgrade Ford F150’s stock halogen or HID headlamps to Ford F-150 LED headlights bulbs, it will help to enhance much more visibility at night driving, also make your SUVs more luxury and easier noticed by other drivers.

It will make your driving smarter, safer, brighter and better. If your Ford F-150 headlight bulbs comes with halogen headlamps, you will find the light are quite dim, which make you hard to see in front, especially in bad weather or severe driving conditions. Ford F-150 LED headlights bulbs replacement will be necessary if you are looking for safer & better driving at night.

Below we will show you how to install 1994 -2003 Ford F-150 LED headlights bulbs for the truck is with halogen HB5 9007 headlamps (for them, the high and low beam share the same bulb size 9007 HB5). 

How to Install 1994 – 2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs?

Compatible vehicles for 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Ford F150 pick-up trucks with 9007 halogen headlamps.

Firstly, here is a video to show you the comparison among Halogen vs HID vs LED headlight bulbs, which will tell you the exact differences and help you make smarter decisions.

Secondly, here is a video to show you the installation guide about how to install 2001 Ford F-150 LED headlights bulbs.

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Thirdly, we will show you the installation steps as below by pictures and words, the vehicle in the video & pictures is 2001 Ford F-150 as an example.

Step#1: Open hood, locate the headlamp housing, due to the limited space to access the stock 9007 halogen headlamp, we will remove the side marker assembly firstly as below shows:

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Side Marker Light Assembly

Step#2: Use Torx T20 screw driver to remove the screw that lock the side marker light assembly, and pull out the assebmly out and put it aside.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Removal Marker

Step#3: There are 2 clips that are holding the headlamps, push in and push up and then release the clock of the headlamp assembly.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Removal 1

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Removal Clip

Step#4: The are 3 clips at the side of side marker assembly which locks the headlamps assembly, push it out a little bit to do next step.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Removal Push

Step#5: Use a flat tool to disconnect the headlight bulb with the stock harness as below

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Halogen Disconnect

Step#6: Twist the chunk counter clock-wise to remove it from the headlamp bulb, there are 3 notches that locks the bulb.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Removal Chunk

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Remove

Step#7: Hold the bulb and take it out from the headlight housing.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Removal Halogen Bulb

Step#7: If the led headlight bulb is quite slim, and the chunk from step#6 can go through the LED bulb’s body, then please follow below steps; Yet if the led headlight bulb body is not slim, please go to Step#13 directly.

              Inset 9007 LED headlight bulb into the headlamp housing

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Insert

Step#8: Just make the chunk go through the LED headlight bulb’s connector and its body to the body connection and twist clockwise to lock it as below shown:

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Removal Lock

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Chunk

Step#9: Plug the 9007 LED headlight bulb’s connector into stock harness:

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Connector

Step#10:Please check the led headlight bulb installed correctly for its beam patterns by checking the LED chips facing left and right requirement, and for the one side led chips, the upper LED chips for low beam, which require facing right; and the lower led chips for high beam, which require facting toward left like below shows, if not correctly, then it will require to adjust the beam pattern. Pleaes click how to adjust beam pattern to know how to make it.

Correct HB5 9007 LED Headlights Bulbs Beam Direction Adjustment

Step#11: Test the led bulbs to check whether it works for high and low beam normally, and also please make sure the beam pattern is correct.

Step#12: install back the stock headlamp housing and side marker light assembly too, the same steps for the other sides.

Yet if the 9007 LED headlight bulbs you have are not slim enough that can make the truck go through directly, please follow below steps:

Step#13: Remove the LED headlight bulb’s retainer by using L-wrench to loose the screw or maybe push down and twist and can remove it, which depends on the bulb’s design.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Retainer

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Retainer Remove

Step#14: Then make the chunk from Step#6 go through the led headlight bulb’s body which close to the bulb’s bottom part, and then install back the led headlight bulb’s retainer and lock it by screw or twist it.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Retainer Install

Step#15: Insert the LED headlight bulbs into the headlamp housing and twist clock wise to lock it and then repeat the above steps #9 – 12.

2003 Ford F-150 LED Headlights Bulbs 9007 Conversion Kits Replacement Installation Insert

 

If you are looking for other bulbs applications’ installation guide like Ford F-150 LED fog lights, signal lights, brake stop lights, tail light, interior lights, please click Ford F-150 LED Lights for more details. Below we also have some photos to show the light’s performance difference between halogen bulb and LED headlight bulbs.

They can show you how much safer, brighter and safer to drive with LED headlight bulbs, especially drives with Alla Lighting LED headlight bulbs. Alla Lighting is short for advanced LED lights for Automotive cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, Vans..

Currently we have promoted the brightest & mini design FL-BH led headlight bulbs with lumens up to 12500lm for both LED headlights bulbs, and working power is 45W per LED headlight bulbs, it covers below bulb sizes: H1, H7, H4/9003/HB2, H8/H9/H11, H13/9008, 9004/HB1, 9005/HB3/    

For more vehicle’s positions’ led bulbs options for Ford F150, please click below Ford F-150 by choosing different car’s year, submodel and bulb type, and you will find the best LED bulbs options, easy and accurate search.

Below are the bulb size guide for 1994-2003 Ford F150 trucks lights bulbs based on the applications for your reference.

Front Exterior Lights:
Headlight Bulb (halogen dual high low beam headlamp): 9007 HB5
Front Fog Light Bulb for 1994-1996 Ford F150 & 1999-2000 F150 submodel Lightning: H3
Front Fog Light Bulb for 1997-1998 Ford F150: 9006
Front Fog Light Bulb for 1999-2000 Ford F150 Base, Lariat, XL, XLT, Harley-Davidson Edition: H10 9145
Front Fog Light Bulb for 2001-2003 Ford F150 Lightning, King Ranch, Lariat, XL, XLT:
H10 9145
Front Fog Light Bulb for 2001-2003 Ford F150 Harley-Davidson Edition: H1
Front Daytime Running Light Bulb (for 2014-2019 4Runner): 9005 HB3
Front Daytime Running Light Bulb (for 2010-2013 4Runner): 1156NA
Front Side Marker Light Bulb: 194NA
Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 3157NAK
Parking Light: 3157NAK

Rear Exterior Lights:
Back-Up Reverse Light Bulb: 3156
Brake Stop / Tail Lights Bulb: 3157K
Stop / Tail and Rear Side Marker Light Bulb: 3157K
License Plate Light Bulb: 194
Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 3157K
Center High Mounted Stop Light/3rd Brake Light: 912

Interior Lights:
Ash Tray Light Bulb: 37
Courtesy Light Bulb: 168
Dome Light Bulb: 578 or 912
Trunk Light / Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 912
Map Light Bulb: 578
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 6614F
Engine Compartment Light Bulb: 912
Glove Box Light Bulb: 194
High Beam Indicator Light Bulb: 194

Please note, for above applications upgrade to LED bulbs, for all interior lights, back-up reverse light, dual high and low beam headlight ,fog light, front side marker light, and license plate light, just plug and play, easy installation.
Yet for turn signal light, extra load resistors maybe required to avoid the signal hyper flash.

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