Introduction: How to Install Tow Hitch Mounted Dual 20W CREE LED Pod Light
This tutorial will show you how to install our dual 20W CREE LED pod lights on any 2" or 2-1/2" tow hitch. These LED pod lamps will fit on any truck or SUV with a tow hitch mount. This is ideal when you don't use your truck to tow. So instead of not using it to tow, why not add a light source that you WILL use? The tow hitched mounted dual 20W LED pod lamps work as a backup reverse light, a rear fog lamp, or an off-road search light.
Step 1: Bolt on the Metal Mounting Brackets Onto the Tow Hitch.
Slide in the rectangular brackets with the shorter legs facing outwards. Run the bolts from the inside so that the threaded end points outwards to secure the rectangular brackets to the tow hitch. If you cannot get your hand inside the tow hitch, use a pair of pliers to hold on to the bolts and route them through the holes.
Step 2: Secure the Longer LED Pod Light Mounting Bracket.
Use a set of nuts, bolts, and washers to fasten them to the rectangular metal brackets.
Step 3: Install the U-shaped Brackets Onto the LED Pod Light Units.
Refer to our guide on how to assemble an LED pod light.
Step 4: Mount the LED Pod Lights to the Tow Hitch Brackets.
Run the bolts upwards through the U-shaped brackets and the long mounting brackets and secure them with nuts. You will have a much harder time securing the nuts and bolts as it will not thread all the way through otherwise.
Step 5: Connect the Wires of the LED Pod Lights to the Existing Wire Harness of Your Desired Function.
As an example, if you want your dual LED pod lamps to work as a backup reverse light, connect the wires to your existing reverse light harness.
Step 6: Test Your LED Pod Lights for Functionality.
Once you've connected the LED pod lamp wires to your desired function's existing harness, test them to make sure they work. Once they do, your truck or SUV can now fully utilize its tow hitch!