How To Add Ford Ambient Lighting
Drill, 5/16 drill bit, 3/4 drill bit(spade), 7mm socket, Side cutters, wiring tools.
Contents: Ford Ambient lighting Part # 8S8Z-13E700-AA
1 Bag of hardware, 2 Glass rods for LEDs under dash, 2 LEDs that fit into cup holders, 1 Push button on/off switch, 2 Plug in modules.
Remove center console cover. I pulled up on the back passenger side corner, it came right off.
Remove kick panels in front of console on drivers/passenger side. I pulled on back bottom corners.
Place the Plug in modules, LED wires, On/off switch inside the center console. Run the tube LED wires down front of console to dash.
Just loosen the 2 bolts at the bottom of dash passenger side with a 7mm socket.
Take the Metal clip, Plastic clip, Black screw, Tie wrap out of the bag of hardware.
Make the pieces look like this, leave tie wrap loose.
Intall 2 metal clips that you just made onto metal (not plastic) beside the 2 loosen screws on passenger bottom of dash. Plastic clips facing front of dash.
Place Glass tube into the loose Tie wraps. Pisition Glass tube silver side up, and tighten Tie wraps. Tighten the 7mm bolt on bottom of dash.
On drivers side run the glass tube led wire to under dash. Install the 2 Metal clips/tie wraps onto 2 metal plates under dash. Place Glass tube into the loose Tie wraps. Pisition Glass tube silver side up, and tighten Tie wraps.
Run the Black(-) White(+) wires Under carpet, or under dash to E-brake. Fasten Black(-) to a ground bolt on side frame. Fasten White(+) to solid brown wire (parklight) in the wire cluster under drivers door sil.
Use the drill and 5/16 drill bit. On the center console cover drill a hole in the front of front cup holder and in the back of back cup holder just above cup rubber.
Last edited by powerz69; 11-07-2009 at 11:12 PM.