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Has anyone installed LED bulbs for the stop/turn on a 2014 yet?

If so, maybe you can post up some photos or video?
 

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Subscribed, in case someone does this. I'm interested in LED brake lights also. Thanks
 

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Can one of you 2014 owners do us a favor and remove one of the taillights and take a picture of the connections back there?

I am looking to see how the connections have changed and whether you would still be able to use one of Ken's resistor harnesses for the LED upgrade to the Turn/Brake circuit?
 

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Bump, anyone do this yet? I'm still interested in replacing the rear brake lights and rear turn signal to match the rear LED driving lights.

Are they plug and play like the front fogs are? Can you just by the same bulb incandsent type in an LED format or do you have to rewire it completely for LED?
 

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I would like to do this too. I hate having slow blinking tail lights on a brand new $50,000 luxury vehicle. Crazy that they didn't make everything LED. I might take one out and take a pic of it but I don't know anything about what would be required to make it work.
 

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I ordered a pair of red led bulbs and resistors today. I should have them sometime next week. I will post how it goes when I have them on.
 

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I ordered a pair of red led bulbs and resistors today. I should have them sometime next week. I will post how it goes when I have them on.
Sweet!!!! When you get these, If you could do a tutorial as how you change the bulbs etc.. that would be great!! Would help for guys like me who don't know what their doing. lol

I'm anxious to see how it turns out for you :D
 

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Sweet!!!! When you get these, If you could do a tutorial as how you change the bulbs etc.. that would be great!! Would help for guys like me who don't know what their doing. lol

I'm anxious to see how it turns out for you :D
I def will man! I've done led conversions before on the wrangler I had. It's not as difficult as they put it on paper. I've already taken the lights off when I put the reverse LEDs.
 

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I def will man! I've done led conversions before on the wrangler I had. It's not as difficult as they put it on paper. I've already taken the lights off when I put the reverse LEDs.
Thanks man! I've been wanting to change the rear brake lights to LED's since I got the Jeep but had no clue what I was doing and didn't want to break or screw up something.

I really appreciate you doing the tutorial! Can't wait to see it!
 

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I did the front turn/parking.

Switchback led
Uhh yea, if you could go ahead and post a vid and pics of that, that would be great.
 

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I will probably be going with this kit:

VLEDS

The bulb size for our 14's Stop/Turn lamp is 3157 (according to the owners manual). I wish Chrysler would of just done all LED with the taillights :confused:
 

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I will probably be going with this kit:

VLEDS

The bulb size for our 14's Stop/Turn lamp is 3157 (according to the owners manual). I wish Chrysler would of just done all LED with the taillights :confused:
I was originally going to go with VLEDS but man they are a bit expensive. I was able to get the bulbs and resistors from amazon for 37 bucks. Should be getting them today. Hoping to get them installed this evening.
 

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I was originally going to go with VLEDS but man they are a bit expensive. I was able to get the bulbs and resistors from amazon for 37 bucks. Should be getting them today. Hoping to get them installed this evening.
Yeah, they are expensive! I figure if i'm going to do LED's for my brake lights i want them to be good quality that will work for the next 3 years and not have to be replaced. After all they are going on a new 46k truck.

I am open to other options and want to see your setup. I have used other cheap ebay LED's in the past and they fail after a short time and don't want this to be the case, especially brake lights.
 

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Just an update. Got the rear led lights today. Took me about 30 minutes to get them installed. The ones I bought actually look brighter then the stock bulbs. It looks really good with the LED brake/turn lights, reverse led lights, and led fogs. I have pics for a write up on how I installed the rear brake/turn bulbs and what parts I used. I will post a write up tomorrow.
 

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Just an update. Got the rear led lights today. Took me about 30 minutes to get them installed. The ones I bought actually look brighter then the stock bulbs. It looks really good with the LED brake/turn lights, reverse led lights, and led fogs. I have pics for a write up on how I installed the rear brake/turn bulbs and what parts I used. I will post a write up tomorrow.
Nice! Can you post a quick video of the lights in action?
 

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Nice! Can you post a quick video of the lights in action?
Sure thing. I will get it when I get home this evening from work. Doing a test run today to make sure the resistors don't melt anything where I put them before I do a write up. I might look at getting some sort of heat shield later on just to be safe later on.
 

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Just an update. Got the rear led lights today. Took me about 30 minutes to get them installed. The ones I bought actually look brighter then the stock bulbs. It looks really good with the LED brake/turn lights, reverse led lights, and led fogs. I have pics for a write up on how I installed the rear brake/turn bulbs and what parts I used. I will post a write up tomorrow.
Whoo hooo!!! I can't wait to see the write up and pics!!! Been wanting to do this forever :D
 

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How to: Installing LED Brake/Turn Signal Lights


I used the following items from amazon to do my conversion:

  1. 50 W RESISTOR
    Amazon.com: Jtech 2x 50W 6 Ohm Load Resistors for LED Light Bulbs (Fix Hyper Flash, Error Messsage): Automotive
  2. 3157 Red LED BULB
    Amazon.com: Jtech 2x T25 3157. 7.5W High Power LED Red Signal Light Bulb: Automotive

You are going to need the following tools:

1. Flat head screwdriver
2. Pliers
3. Knife




Directions:

  1. Start by removing the light housing. To do this remove the two push pins on the inner side of the tailgate. You can use the screwdriver to pull them out as they have indents on the top. Once they have been removed, pull the taillight housing towards you so that it comes off. You might need to use a little force to get it to come off.

  2. Once you have the housing off, the brake/signal bulb is the one at the top. You want to twist it counterclockwise and remove the bulb. Once you have the bulb out, just grab your new LED bulb and put it in place. At this point what you want to do is make sure the light works, so you can use your remote and unlock/lock your doors to make sure the LED bulb flashes.



  3. Installing the resistors can be a little tricky since there really is not much room in the taillight area to hold the resistor and to keep it away from any plastic and wires as it get pretty hot when in use. I found out that you can pull the cables a little further out to give you more working room. And this will also let you move the cables more towards the front of the housing so you can put the resistor where the cables originally came in through.
  4. To attach the resistors you need to find the brake light cables. They are taped together, so you will need to cut them apart. And you don’t have to cut them apart all the way, just enough to attach the resistor. I but the cables apart as far down as I could and attached the resistor there.



  5. Once done, just position all wires and resistor in proper place and mount light back up. I used double sided tape to mount the resistor to the metal part of the truck. So far it has been holding good.

Once you have the light mounted just do the other side following the same steps above.

I have also done the reverse and front fog lamps LED. If you are doing the reverse LED’s I would suggest you do them together with the brake/turn lights so you don’t have to remove the taillight again. Please note reverse lights are plug and play, no resistor needed.

I used this one for the one under the brake/turn signal:
Car 7443 7440 T20 68 LED 5050 SMD Tail Brake Backup Light Lamp Bulbs : Amazon.com : Automotive

And this one for the one on the actual lift gate:
Amazon.com: Jtech 2 x T10/T15 7.5W High Power SMD LED Bulb Xenon White. Pair: Automotive

On the litigate one, you will need to remove the panel inside to get access to the lights. But it is just being held by clips, so it pulls right off. You get access to the light without needing to remove anything else.

I will get a video of the lights in action later today and post it.

Let me know if there are any questions.
 

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Awesome!! Thanks for the write up!! I am following all your links right now and purchasing the exact same things so that I can do this.

So I'm scared about the resistor part and cuttings wires, is it as hard/scary as it sounds? Or is it pretty simple to do (even for a noobie like me with no experience)?

Also what about the brake light on the top part of the lift gate above the window?
 
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