Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Are black headlights illegal in Utah?

asked by on

I have been looking for new headlights for awhile but had come across a pair of black headlights that would look great on my car. Also, I should mention I do not know much about cars. Below I have provided details for the headlights.

Brand: Eagle Eye

Parts Link #: IN2502123+IN2503123

Manufacture #: DS632-B0WC0-D2R

Halo Type: CCFL

Light Source: Projector with halogen bulb

Low beam bulb: D2S HID Xenon Light

High beam bulb: H1 Halogen bulb

Hopefully I was able to give you an idea as to what features the lights provide. Let me know!

My car has 102000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. Unfortunately Utah is going to be upset with dark headlamps. You can see on the state administrative website,that any colored headlights are for vanity only. They do not want to see any other color besides what they call "factory colored" headlights. It’s all about the light waves and what they allow you to see when they are emitted. Darker colors limit the range of what you will be able to see at night, and that is what the state is concerned with. If you show your vehicle, participate in rallies, or other group activates, you can have them on the vehicle, but they will not be street legal. The state believes these lights can be a distraction to other drivers on the road.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Tachometer only goes up.

Hello and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. It seems that your tachometer is loosing voltage in the rheostat (the part that makes the meter work). The tachometer gets its signal from the computer or the ignition coil pack ground circuit. If...

Q: My car is over heating still. I've replaced the thermostat fixed hoses and noticed that the water I'm putting in the radiator is n

The only way to determine if a radiator is clogged is to flow test it. I mention that so that you don't needlessly condemn the wrong part. But, if you have found that the radiator is truly blocked, the most...

Q: Should I Replace My Headlight Bulbs With LED Bulbs

The best answer to this will depend on what your intentions are with respect to your lights. The standard headlights on vehicles come in many forms including halogen, Xenon HID, or LED (light emitting diode). There are different types of...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.