S197 Mustang Sequential Tail Light Install

Posted 2/7/2013 by Jeff Jimenez

Watch our install video to see how to add classic retro styling to your 05-09 S197 Mustang!!

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Despite Ford making sequential tail lights a factory option in 2011+ Mustangs, sequential tail lights are not a new fad. They were made popular in the late 60's and early 70's model Shelby Mustangs. So pick up a set of our "plug-n-play" Mustang sequential tail light harness and get that classic look on your 05-09 S197 Mustang! Follow along in the video as Jeff shows you just how easy it is to install our sequential tail light kit.

In the video you will notice these pre-wired harnesses come with everything you need to install these Mustang sequential tail lights. They come pre-wired which means no spicing wires or modifications needed - simply remove the old tail light harness and plug in the new ones, connect the data cable and enjoy your new sequential tail lights! Don't forget to check out the money saving kits that feature sequential tail light kits below!!!

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S197 Mustang Sequential Tail Light Install

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Published on 2013-02-07
Want to add some retro 67-70 model Shelby Mustang look to your 05-09 S197 Mustang? Look no further than the LatemodelRestoration.com Mustang Sequential Tail Light Kits (Part # WEB-STS1M5HR). They are plug-n-play designed for super simple installation. They feature pre-wired harnesses that replace your factory taillight bulb harness. That means there are no cutting, splicing or socket modifications needed for this install. The installation consists of simply removing the tail light assemblies, transferring your bulbs to the new harnesses, connect the data cable and reinstall.

Watch the video as Jeff walks you through the installation process for our 05-09 Mustang Sequential Tail Light Kit. Don't forget to finish off the exterior of your S197 Mustang with a SVE Decklid Panel; better yet, save some money and time by buying the Latemodel Restoration 05-09 Mustang SVE Decklid Blackout Panel and Sequential Tail Light Kit:

Sequential Tail Light Kits Features:
* Correct rubber grommet to keep moisture out of the trunk
* OEM style cable retainer
* OEM wiring connector for true plug-n-play installation
* Classic Retro Styling - Add some American muscle Mustang look to your S197 Mustang

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Transcript
0:00:00 - 00:21
Mustang sequential tail lights were made popular by the 67-70 models Shelby mustangs back in the American muscle car days. Now the 05-09 mustangs didn't feature sequential tail lights from the factory. Here at LatemodelRestoration.com we have a plug-and-play Mustang sequential tail light harness to give your Mustang that sequential tail light look.

0:00:21 - 0:00:36
This kit features pre-wired harnesses, detailed instructions and a phone data cable. To make this installation even easier, the harness is pre-labeled to make sure that you don't get tail light bulbs out of order.

0:00:36 - 0:00:53
I can't wait to see these in action so let's go ahead and get this install started. To start the install remove the top two retainers with a flat head screw driver. Then remove the lower two. Then you can go ahead and remove the two screw type retainers with a t-27 torx bit.

0:00:53 - 0:01:12
Now you can remove the rear trunk liner with that out of the way you can now disconnect the wiring harness move on to removing the three nuts that hold the tail lights in place remember to push the grommet and the wiring harness through the body, then you can remove the tail light.

0:01:12 - 0:01:26
Take your tail light assembly and place it on micro fiber towel to protect the lens. Remove the wiring harness retainer followed by your reverse light socket now you can remove the remaining three sockets from the tail light.

0:01:26 - 0:02:00
With the wiring harness removed you can now transfer the bulbs over to the new harness if you have a high mileage mustang now is a great time to replace the bulbs to install the new harness take that socket number one and re-install it in the inner most tail light take socket number two then install it in the middle and finally socket three on the outermost tail light. Re-install the reverse light and the wiring harness retainer. Repeat this process on the other side.

0:02:00 - 0:02:18
Then you can re-install your tail lights. After re-installing your tail lights you can now take the phone data cable and plug it into the left ports on the wiring harness plugged the tail light harness into the body wiring harness and the repeat on the right side.

0:02:18 - 0:02:32
Now it's time for some testing to make sure the car turn signals and hazards have been off for at least five minutes with the car running turn on the left signal and let it run for one minute turn on the right signal and let it run for one minute.

0:02:32 - 0:02:46
Now if you have any questions while installing this tail lights, they come with a detailed set of instructions as well as a problem shooting guide now once you finish up that test procedure you can slap that that plastic trunk liner back into place and you're finished!

0:02:46 - 0:03:11
Now when you go to use your turn signals they're going to scroll from the inner to the outer most tail light in a controlled smooth fashion. it's an definitely going to get the attention of those driving behind you so go to LatemodelRestoration.com today to order your 05-09 sequential tail light kit and don't forget follow us on twitter Facebook and YouTube to share your mustang experience with other mustang enthusiast

S197 Mustang Sequential Tail Light Install Tech Info

This S197 Mustang Sequential Tail Light Install Video is designed to work with the following Mustang models: GT, V6, Bullitt, Shelby GT & Shelby GT500
Year Models: 2005 (05) - 2006 (06) - 2007 (07) - 2008 (08) - 2009 (09)