Jeep Wrangler: TJ to JK Headlight Swap

Need to replace or upgrade the headlights on your 1997 – 2006 Jeep Wrangler? Here’s a better solution! Upgrade to a new set of 2007-2017 Wrangler JK modern composite headlights. Follow along with these easy step!

 

Parts for this DIY:

         

 

Tools You’ll Need:

  • A Screwdriver Set
  • A Torx Bit Set
  • Electrical Tape

 

Jeep Headlight How-To Guide:

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Step One:
Unplug the headlight harness by releasing the retainer found behind the bulb.
Step Two:
Remove 3 screws holding the chrome trim using a phillip screwdriver.
Step Three:
Remove 4 screws holding headlight housing ring using a Torx bit.
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Step Four:
Remove headlight housing (Just pull it out after the retaining ring has been removed). Be careful as the old headlight should be glass.
Step Five:
Install the new JK headlight housing (make sure to install correct LEFT or RIGHT headlight).
Step Six:
Reinstall the housing & chrome trim (do not Tighten until all screws are in place). The retaining ring is a tight fit but it works.
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Step Seven:
Install the new headlight bulb in the housing (press in and rotate until it seats into place).
Step Eight:
Install the H4 to H13 conversion harness to the existing wiring and bulb.
Step Nine:
Wrap any potentially exposed areas on the converion harness with electrical tape.
Jeep Wrangler: TJ to JK Headlight Swap
Step Ten:
Enjoy your new, more powerful Headlights!

 

 

Potential Savings from Used Parts:

With so many people upgrading their stock 2007-Present headlights to LED and Halo units you can get a great deal on a used OEM set. See these eBay listing below for an idea on what’s possible.

2007-2017 OEM JEEP WRANGLER JK JKU HEADLIGHTS HEAD LIGHTS STOCK OEM LEFT RIGHT

$51.32
End Date: Friday Dec-29-2017 8:55:31 PST
Buy It Now for only: $51.32
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OEM Jeep Wrangler JK 2007-2016 Pair Of Front Head Light

$50.00
End Date: Saturday Dec-30-2017 8:50:10 PST
Buy It Now for only: $50.00
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2007 - 2017 Jeep Wrangler JK Headlight OEM **New Take Offs**U Pick The Side

$29.99
End Date: Thursday Jan-4-2018 11:36:09 PST
Buy It Now for only: $29.99
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2007-2017 OEM JEEP WRANGLER JK HEAD LIGHTS STOCK OEM ((((LEFT OR RIGHT)))))

$29.99
End Date: Tuesday Jan-9-2018 6:56:27 PST
Buy It Now for only: $29.99
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JEEP Axial LED Halo Headlights w/ Angel Eye DRL (97-18 Wrangler TJ

$80.00 (13 Bids)
End Date: Monday Dec-18-2017 6:37:48 PST
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