Introduction

This LED strip gives your truck a more kickass appearance to complete the look. It's not every day that you see trucks with some pretty neat LED strip lights so be the first one on the road to have LED tailgate strip lamps! These are LED tail gate strip lights with 4 functions: on/off brake mode, left turn signal, right turn signal, and reverse mode. These LED strip lights are universal fit so you don't have to worry about compatibility issues.

Tools

Thoroughly clean the surface where you'll be applying the trunk LED tail gate lamp. Use soap and water to scrub the area clean since that place is normally dirty.
  • Thoroughly clean the surface where you'll be applying the trunk LED tail gate lamp.

  • Use soap and water to scrub the area clean since that place is normally dirty.

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Carefully measure beforehand where you're going to attach the LED strip so it looks even. The LED tailgate strip is designed to be a little bit shorter than the trunk tailgate.
  • Carefully measure beforehand where you're going to attach the LED strip so it looks even.

  • The LED tailgate strip is designed to be a little bit shorter than the trunk tailgate.

  • Straighten the LED strip and peel adhesive.

  • OPTIONAL: The package includes 4 mounting brackets with screws. You can use these to further secure the LED tailgate lights.

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Tap reverse light wire. You will need to remove either side of the tail light to locate the reverse light. Use a T-tap to tap the reverse light wire from the tailgate LED strip to positive.
  • Tap reverse light wire.

  • You will need to remove either side of the tail light to locate the reverse light.

  • Use a T-tap to tap the reverse light wire from the tailgate LED strip to positive.

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This is the trailer light connector. You can see: ground, brake, left signal, right signal - plug that into stock trailer light connector. You will find the trailer light connector near the tow hitch.
  • This is the trailer light connector. You can see: ground, brake, left signal, right signal - plug that into stock trailer light connector.

  • You will find the trailer light connector near the tow hitch.

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Hide the wires or zip-tie them. Check the trunk LED tailgate lamp to make sure everything works. Check the trunk LED tailgate lamp to make sure everything works.
  • Hide the wires or zip-tie them.

  • Check the trunk LED tailgate lamp to make sure everything works.

I don't suppose you could tell me why the reverse lights and brake lights light up at the same time in the reverse gear? Assuming it's something in the wiring in my truck cuz i just put a new 7 blade/ 4 pin harness in it

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Conclusion

You're now on your way to being the coolest truck on the road with your new trunk LED tailgate strip lights!

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7 Comments

Should my light bar come on with my headlights they worked without the headlights but when I turn headlights on they don't work what's wrong

Anthony Carter - Reply

did you get a answer to your problem because I'm having the same problem

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I'm having the same problem!

Richie - Reply

I bought a led third brake below the tailgate and i have five wires on the led light.what is the wiring diagram for it

Spencer Sherrod - Reply

I install led tailgate strip on my 2015 f150 now reverse sensers don't work

ibarraj1975 - Reply

I install led tailgate strip on my 2015 f150 now reverse sensers don't work and backup camera show like i have trailer connect its totally different any idea how to use the strip and revers camera gonna be work like before? Please any idea mirekdm@yahoo.com

mireklidia - Reply

I install the led tailgate strip on my 2006 Chevrolet 1500 and i wired the ground and brake wire in first and it worked perfectly fine, when i wired the left turn signal in as well it worked perfectly fine, after i installed the right turn signal wire the brake light part quit working. Any ideas? My email is chelseamoore1972@gmail.com

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