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Reverse lights are a specific category of tail light that only lights up when you are in reverse or when you step on the brakes. Tail lights are one of the most important safety components that you vehicle has, as they signal your intentions to other motorists in a very clear and definable way. Nothing is more important than keeping yourself and your family safe on the road, and reverse lights are a key way to do just that.

When your tail lights are damaged, people will not know when you’re signaling to turn, braking or backing up and the potential that someone could hit your vehicle is much higher – meaning you should replace your reverse light bulbs as soon as you find out that they are not working.

The three types of tail lights include: LED tail lights, Altezza lights, and third brake lights. Here are some tips for choosing the best reverse light bulb for your vehicle:

  • LED tail lights: LED tail lights do not heat up as normal tail lights do, so they will last longer. There is no heat energy involved at all, so the reaction makes an incredibly efficient use of the power needed to light up the lights. LED tail lights are also much brighter than other forms of lights on the market today. They also tend to be more expensive.

  • Altezza lights: Altezza lights are generally used in Lexus vehicles. They are not as reaction-effective as LED tail lights, nor as bright, but they have a very defined style.

  • Third brake lights: Third brake lights are positioned much higher than normal tail lights, and often include LED bulbs to help them last longer.

Aftermarket reverse light bulbs will be every bit as effective as standard light bulbs, and can generally be installed quite easily.

YourMechanic supplies top-quality reverse light bulbs to our certified mobile technicians. We can also install a reverse light bulb that you've purchased. Click here to get a quote and more information on reverse light bulb replacement.


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Joaquin

3 years of experience
77 reviews
Joaquin
3 years of experience
Volkswagen Jetta - Reverse Light Bulb Replacement (Driver Side) - Plano, Texas
cool service. thank you
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 - Alternator - Dallas, Texas
Professional and knowledgeable, I would highly recommend him.

Chris

20 years of experience
1610 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Fiat 500 - Oil Change - Laguna Beach, California
Above and beyond
Toyota FJ Cruiser - Water Pump - San Clemente, California
Chris was early, thorough, efficient, and professional. He went the extra mile to do a great job.

Cameron

12 years of experience
92 reviews
Cameron
12 years of experience
Chevrolet Impala - Reverse Light Bulb Replacement (Passenger Side) - Tacoma, Washington
This is my first time booking Cameron and he was on time, did the job in timely manner and was very professional. He showed me what he did after finishing the job and explained it nice and neat I appreciated that. I will book Cameron again and do recommend him!

Peter

25 years of experience
86 reviews
Peter
25 years of experience
Suzuki Forenza - Reverse Light Bulb Replacement (Driver Side, Passenger Side) - Fresno, California
On time and very good at his craft

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