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How do you Change, Replace, or Install 2001-2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Tail Light Replacement

Tools required:
  • 8mm socket/ratchet

Step 1: Lower the truck's tailgate.

Step 2: Locate the 3 plugs that cover the tail light's retaining bolts and remove them.

Step 3: Using your 8mm socket/ratchet, loosen the remove the retaining bolts.

Step 4: You can now pull the tail light from the vehicle.

Step 5: Disconnect the wiring harness on the back of the tail light assembly.

Step 6: Connect the wiring harness to the back of the new tail light assembly.

Step 7: Secure the new tail light into place by simply tightening the three 8mm retaining screws.

Step 8: Replace the protective plug covers on the retaining bolts.

Please Note

While we are more than happy to create these installation guides for your benefit, we cannot maintain any liability regarding the part, or the driving experience, once the part has been replaced/installed. We always guarantee the quality of the parts we provide, but the installation liability rests solely on the installer.

And, though we are always here to answer your questions, please note that our technicians created these guides for your convenience, and cannot provide assistance beyond this guide.

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Years 01-05, OEM #:1L5Z 13405 AA - Partslink # FO2800152

Years 01-05, OEM #:1L5Z 13404 AA - Partslink # FO2801152


These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
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