Ford Explorer Bulb Size Guide | Exterior & Interior Lights


What is the correct light bulb size for Ford Explorer? It is a popular question as Ford Explorer lamps tend to fade out and dim off over time due to the limited life span.

Our comprehensive chart will guide you through Ford Explorer light bulb sizes for all interior and exterior lamp types like headlights, fog lights, turn signals, brake lights, tail lights, license plate, dome lights, trunk lights and many more.

You will learn how to upgrade Ford Explorer with LED lights or install HID headlight conversion instead of spending countless hours trying to figure out the needed light bulb size.


1999 - 2022 Ford Explorer Light Bulb Chart

1999 - 2001 2002 - 2005 2006 - 2015 2016 - 2018 2019 2020 - 2022
High Beam - 9005 - 9005 9005 9005
High and Low Beam 9007 - 9005, D3S - - -
Low Beam - - - LED - LED
Ash Tray 161 161 161 - - -
Back Up 3156 3156 7440 7440 7440 -
Brake 3157R 3157R LED LED LED LED
Center Stop - 2825, 98 LED LED LED LED
Courtesy - 168, 917 168, 917 - - -
Cruise Control - - 2351MFX6 - - -
DRL - - - LED LED LED
Dome Light - 578 LED LED LED LED
Door Mirror 912 - - - - -
Engine 906 - - - - -
Fog Light H1 - H11 LED, H16 LED LED LED LED
Glove Box 194, 7441 194, 7441 - 194, 7441 194, 7441 168
Instrument Panel - PC194 2351MFX6 - - -
Interior Door 168, 917 168, 917 168, 917 - - -
License Plate 168, 917 168, 917 168, 917 168, 917 168, 917 168
Map Light 168, 917 578 168, 917 168, 917 168, 917 168
Parking 3157A 3157A 3457 3757A 3757A 3757A
Parking Brake Indicator - PC74 - - - -
Side Marker Front 916NA 3157A 194NA LED LED LED
Side Marker Rear - - LED LED LED LED
Tail Light 3157R 3157R LED LED LED LED
Trunk Area 211-2 578 LED LED LED LED
Turn Signal 3157A 3157A 3457 3757A 3757A 3757A
Turn Signal Indicator - PC74 2351MFX6 - - -
Turn Signal Rear - 3157 7440A 7440A 7440A 7440
Vanity Mirror 37 37 37 - - -

1999 - 2022 Ford Explorer Light Bulb Chart


1999 - 2001
2002 - 2005
2006 - 2015
2016 - 2018
2019
2020 - 2022

High Beam

High and Low Beam

-
-
-
-

Low Beam

-
-
-
LED
-
LED

Ash Tray

161
161
161
-
-
-

Back Up

Center Stop

Courtesy

-
168, 917
168, 917
-
-
-

Cruise Control

-
-
-
-
-

DRL

-
-
-
LED
LED
LED

Dome Light

Door Mirror

912
-
-
-
-
-

Engine

906
-
-
-
-
-

Fog Light

Glove Box

Instrument Panel

-
-
-
-

Interior Door

168, 917
168, 917
168, 917
-
-
-

License Plate

Map Light

Parking Brake Indicator

-
-
-
-
-

Side Marker Front

Side Marker Rear

-
-
LED
LED
LED
LED

Tail Light

Trunk Area

Turn Signal Indicator

-
-
-
-

Turn Signal Rear

Vanity Mirror

37
37
37
-
-
-

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