Cup Holder Ambient Lighting

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It's almost as if, Ford decided to not include the ambient lit cup holders in the 22s, but still had some of the wiring left over so they used up the harnesses they had left and plugged them into the dead plug like on mine. After they used up the old harnesses, they no longer needed to plug the unused harness into the dead plug. This all happened somewhere between my January built Outer Banks and your February built Outer Banks.
I wonder if the old harness has a part number and could also be ordered? No idea where it routes to....so replacing the harness might be not worth it.... (just thinking out loud)

 

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Hi ya’ll I’m new to the forum, but wanted to share a little bit of my BB experience. I got my Cactus Grey Outer Banks on December last year and noticed the cup holder wouldn’t illuminate like in other ford models. I contacted several dealers and all said the cup holder didn’t come with ambient lighting. After removal of cup holder I found wires cut and pre-set for ambient lighting, so I started my research. I ended up finding that the 2020+ Escape cup holder fits which has ambient lighting. Part #LJ6Z-7813562-FA. Now I have the full ambient lighting inside my Outer Banks and if you want to add it here it is! Attached are pics of originally equipped cup holder and the cut wires, part number, and finished product.

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I have the 2021 Outer Banks and it has all ambient lighting - right from the start.
I'm not aware of any extra "luxury" packages that I ordered.

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I have a '23 Outer Banks coming at the end of the year. If and when anyone gets a '23 Outer Banks, let me know if the cup holder is lit or not. I really want this and will order one to install myself if necessary.
 

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I have a '23 Outer Banks coming at the end of the year. If and when anyone gets a '23 Outer Banks, let me know if the cup holder is lit or not. I really want this and will order one to install myself if necessary.
They stopped including them on the 22's including the wiring later so I doubt you will have it. Hopefully once someone with a 23 can tell you fore sure. I just would not count on it.
 

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They stopped including them on the 22's including the wiring later so I doubt you will have it. Hopefully once someone with a 23 can tell you for sure. I just would not count on it.

That's OK! I love this kind of project. I've been doing this type of thing for 50 plus years. I'll tackle this when I do the Tectico side light project.
 


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Can you tell I'm new here 😂 Thank you, sorry about that. I'll delete my post.
Your fine. That’s the point of the forum. Crowdsourcing help.
 

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I'm in Syracuse, NY. If you're close enough, I'd be glad to help you with the installation of those side markers.
Thank you! I wish I were closer I'd take you up on that.

 

 
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