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How to Install Offroad Lights on Your Vehicle
When you’re pounding through backcountry trails after the sun goes down, you need more than just your headlights to illuminate the road ahead of you. Offroad lights...
How Long Does a Dome Light Bulb Last?
The dome light bulb is located on the ceiling of your vehicle and is also called the courtesy light. It normally turns on and off when you enter and exit the...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Tail Lamp Bulb
Common signs include the tail lights not working when the headlight switch is activated and the brake light not working when brakes are applied.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Trunk Light Bulb
Common signs include the light bulb burning either much dimmer or much brighter than normal.
How Long Does a License Plate Light Last?
Making sure that your car is safe and road ready should be one of the top concerns that you have. The more you are able to find out about the various...
How Long Does a Console Light Bulb Last?
The console light bulb is located in the center console of your vehicle. When you open the console, the bulb illuminates to help you find items that are stored in the...
How Long Does a Backup Light Switch Last?
Your vehicle’s backup lights serve a couple of very important purposes. They not only let other drivers (and pedestrians as well) know that you are backing up your car, they also...
How Long Does a Turn Signal Bulb Last?
For most drivers, staying safe while on the road is a top concern and something that they take very seriously. With all of the different features on a car that are...
How Long Does a Courtesy Light Bulb Last?
The courtesy light bulb is also called a dome light and is located on the ceiling in your vehicle. It is normally towards the front of the car and provides light...
How Long Does a Reverse Light Bulb Last?
Your car is equipped with a wide range of lights, from the headlights to the taillights to the interior lights that help you see when getting in or out of the...
How to Replace a Fog Light Relay
Fog lights assist the driver's visibility when driving in dense fog. Clicking sounds and malfunctioning lights are signs of a bad fog light relay.
How Long Does a Parking Brake Warning Switch Last?
Your car is equipped with a parking brake that helps prevent the car from rolling when parked on a slope. This is a separate system from your primary brakes, and...
How to Replace a License Plate Bulb
The license plate lamps are designed to illuminate the plate and registration tags on your vehicle and make it easily visible to law enforcement. In many states, a burnt...
How to Add Neon Lights to Your Car
Have you ever been to a car show and seen those colored lights beneath the car? These neon lights can be used to give your car a unique aura...
How to Install Undercar LED Lighting
Underglow lighting attracts attention and adds a futuristic look to your car. Install LED lighting yourself with an LED light kit.
How to Replace a Fog/Driving Light Bulb on Most Cars
Fog lights have a failing bulb whenever the lights are dim or flickering and when the lights go out altogether.
How to Replace a Courtesy Light Switch in Most Cars
The courtesy light switch is broken if the open door does not turn on the light. This means the switch in the door jamb does not work.
How to Replace the Courtesy Light Bulb on Most Vehicles
Courtesy light bulbs may not be working if the car is dark when the door is open. Dome lights need a bulb or an entire assembly replaced if broken.
How to Make a Traffic Light Turn Green
Traffic lights work by being triggered by motion sensors or have preset times. Keep your car in the center of the lane and not over the crosswalk.

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