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Hello all, please help me!! I just got a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 Express about a week ago and some JERK hit my tail light and busted it!

So I went online and purchased the following:

264169BKRecon Truck Accessories LED Tail Lights - Dodge Trucks
2009-2012 Ram 1500 - Smoked1

When these FINALLY showed up today I was so excited I ran straight to my truck to swap out the old for the new. The problem is.... the new tail light wiring outlet is flat and wider than the truck wiring inlet. The lights fit perfect for my truck but the wiring doesnt fit at all.

Can anyone help please? The company I bought them from are off for the weekend and on the East Coast. Id rather just fix myself if possible. Thank you.
 

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Hello all, please help me!! I just got a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 Express about a week ago and some JERK hit my tail light and busted it!

So I went online and purchased the following:

264169BKRecon Truck Accessories LED Tail Lights - Dodge Trucks
2009-2012 Ram 1500 - Smoked1

When these FINALLY showed up today I was so excited I ran straight to my truck to swap out the old for the new. The problem is.... the new tail light wiring outlet is flat and wider than the truck wiring inlet. The lights fit perfect for my truck but the wiring doesnt fit at all.

Can anyone help please? The company I bought them from are off for the weekend and on the East Coast. Id rather just fix myself if possible. Thank you.
I had the exact same problem when I bought LED tails for my '10... instead of fighting with the seller to get the correct plug on the lights (and yours sounds exactly like mine, it was a really flat plug) I just cut the plug off the lights, then cut the stock plugs off the truck (leaving enough wire on the plugs to re-attach if needed). I then soldered the wires from the lights to the wires from the truck and they worked fine.

I know some people freak at cutting wires, but it doesn't worry me... thats why they make solder and heat shrink tubing. :smileup:
 

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No worries bro this is real common and recon doesnt do a good job of explaining. Twist and pull the running light out of the stock assembly and remove the bulb, the stock bulb socket will plug into the the recon harness. Let us know how it turns out and take some pics.
 

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No worries bro this is real common and recon doesnt do a good job of explaining. Twist and pull the running light out of the stock assembly and remove the bulb, the stock bulb socket will plug into the the recon harness. Let us know how it turns out and take some pics.
Doh! :doh: Wish I'd have known that...
 
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