Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls
  1. Home
  2. Articles
  3. How to Buy a Good Quality Turn Signal Bulb

How to Buy a Good Quality Turn Signal Bulb

Good Quality Turn Signal bulb

A turn signal is one of those things on your vehicle that you don’t often pay much mind to, but it’s a very important safety feature. Without this turn signal, how would people know which way you are planning to turn? With that said, a turn signal bulb does have a lifespan to it, which means if you have your vehicle long enough you’re bound to need a new bulb. Not to worry, finding a good quality turn signal bulb is not only relatively easy, but it’s a relatively inexpensive part to replace.

To get a better understanding of what to look for when buying a turn signal bulb, look at the following tips:

  • Good quality: What defines “good quality” in the case of a turn signal bulb is one that is reliable, shines bright and clear, is easy to replace, and lasts for a decent amount of time.

  • Check your owners manual: Before shopping, check your owners’ manual so you know what kind of bulb you need. Be sure you are aware of the make, model, and year of your vehicle, as this information is needed when shopping. Read the various boxes/packages carefully, as each bulb type offers its’ own list of features. Some will be brighter, while others may have a longer lifespan.

The turn signal bulb needs to remain in good working condition at all times in order to ensure your safety, as well as the safety of others. There’s also the fact that if your bulb isn’t working you run the risk of being ticketed.

Note: Not every car alerts you if the bulb is burnt out, so it may be wise to check it on your own from time to time.

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

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
Icon-warranty_badge-02

Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you.

At your home or office

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance & diagnostic services. Our top-rated mechanics bring all parts & tools to your location.

Fair & transparent pricing

See labor & parts costs upfront, so you can book with confidence.

12-month, 12,000-mile warranty

Our services are backed by a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind.

Get A Quote

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE

More related articles

How to Buy Fuel Treatments
Adding a fuel additive to your gas tank when you fill up is one way to clean vital engine parts of deposits, improve the performance of your engine,...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
The Traveler’s Guide to Driving in Malaysia
CraigBurrows / Shutterstock.com Malaysia is a popular destination for many tourists today. The country has amazing sights and attractions that you will want to explore....

Related questions

Q: Hey my check engine lamp work but my Rom and speed lamps do not what could cause this

The instrument panel has quite a few separate bulbs. You may have a circumstance where some of the bulbs are faulty and need to be replaced. If you are referring to intermittent operation though and/or gauge malfunctions, the cause could...

Q: Q: How do I use the lane change signals?

The lane change signals should be used whenever you are changing lanes on the freeway. These signals indicate to your surroundings that you will be changing lanes, by flashing the turn signals three times. To signal a right lane change,...

Q: I replaced the bulb headlight on driver side, why it not working.

Hi there. Thanks for writing in about your 2000 Lexus ES300. Sometimes the bulb is not the reason why the headlight is not working. In fact, some common causes include a bad relay, faulty electrical harness that attaches to the...