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How-To: Install Clear Corner Lenses

This tech article was originally posted at It is primarily intended for 1997-2003 Ford trucks but most likely also applies to other Ford models and years.

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Parts Needed:

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Parts Cost:

Varies, I bought my clear corners used. #3157 bulbs are under $5 each. Shop around for the best prices.


Follow my instructions completely at your own risk! I take no responsibility for any accuracy in my instructions.

Open the hood... (vehicle shown is a 1998 Ford F150)

Photo of Torx bolt removal - 1998 Ford F150

Pull the lens out straight away from the truck

Clear corner removed

You can clearly see the bulb holder in the lens. Twist this to remove it

You can see the bulb in it's socket here.

Photo of the original turn signal lens and the new clear one

Push the new lens back into place and reinstall the Torx bolt at the top

The finished product

Photo of both clear corners installed


This article has been reposted with permission from Peter Ferlow from