Toyota 4Runner Morimoto XB LED Tail Lights Install Guide

By: Cliff John, Trail Grid Pro

Upgrading the headlights on your 2014+ Toyota 4Runner to the Morimoto XB LED Tail Lights has many benefits. First of all, it is going to improve the overall aesthetics of your vehicle. Not to say the standard factory installed lights aren’t great, but let’s face it, the Morimoto XB LED’s are next level. And equally important, the Morimoto XB LED Tail Lights will make your Toyota 4Runner more visible to the people you are sharing the road with, therefore decreasing potential collisions.

Install your Morimoto XB LED Tail Lights

Here is a simple and easy breakdown of how to install your new Morimoto XB LED Tail Lights. If you’re more of a visual learner, check out our complete installation video here.


Step 1

First of all, check the packaging and make sure it hasn’t been damaged; then check out the parts to make sure they are intact and ready to go. You will have:

  • 2x Tail Light Assemblies

Tools Needed: 

  • Panel Removal Tool
  • Ratchet Wrench with 10mm Socket 
  • Small Flat Head Screwdriver

Step 2

Read all the 4Runner installation directions and read this important message from the manufacturer. 

Step 3

Open rear hatch.

Step 4

Remove panels behind taillights. Insert a panel tool or small flat head screw driver into slot to pry open cover.

Step 5

Disconnect wiring harness and remove light bulbs by twisting.

Step 6

Remove two 10mm nuts.

Step 7 

From outside, pull with firm pressure towards rear of truck to remove light housing.

Step 8

Install new taillight, being sure to align the tab along the outside of the quarter panel.

Step 9

Secure the two 10mm nuts, DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN!

Step 10

Connect wiring harness to Morimoto tail light.

Step 11

Check all functions, to include running lights, brake light, reverse light and sequential turn signals.

Step 12

Replace the panel covers.

Step 13

Congratulations on installing your new Morimoto XB LED Taillights!

Step back and take a look at those beauties! The Morimoto XB LED Tail Lights not only add to your vehicle’s overall aesthetic (a.k.a. coolness) but now you will be safer on and off the road.

Grab Some Morimoto LED Headlights for your 4Runner

We have generation two Morimoto XB LED Headlights in stock with White DRL’s and Amber DRL’s. Whichever DRL color you choose, you can’t go wrong.

We have easy checkout payment options with PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay. You can even get 0% interest for 6 months with PayPal Credit. See the Morimoto XB LED product pages below for more details!

Interested in grabbing some Morimoto’s for your rig but have a question first? Simply complete the form below and our team will get back to you promptly.

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