Automotive

How to wire 12v LED strip lights in car?

LEDs in a car interior lighting system can provide a variety of different effects. You can use them to create a romantic atmosphere or make your vehicle stand out from the crowd with some under-dash L...


LEDs for off-road use only

When you head to the store to buy a new LED bulb, it's important to know that some are specifically designed for off-road use only. These LEDs have a higher wattage and brighter light than those i...


Do LED strip lights drain car battery for real?

LEDs in automotive applications are mostly used for decorative purposes, such as underglow lights or accent lights. While LEDs consume less power than traditional incandescent bulbs, they can still ca...


LED headlights are too bright - why and what to do?

We've all been there before. You're driving in the dark and you see a car coming towards you with its headlights on. You can't help but squint and wonder, "Do they really need to be that b...


Why is my brake light on?

If you have a brake light on, it's important to understand why. It could be as simple as a burned-out bulb or indicate a more serious problem with your brakes. Either way, it's best to get it...


Will LED Bulbs Work With DRL?

The primary task of daytime running lights (DRL) is to make a vehicle more visible to other road users, especially in situations with changing light conditions, for example, when driving through a for...


RAM Headlights Upgrade - A Complete Buying Guide

Dodge offers a fantastic selection of mid-sized and large trucks, SUVs, and off-road vehicles. The Dodge Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 series are one of the most popular off-road vehicles, while the Dodge...


How To Find Out Type Of Headlights You Have

What Type Of Headlights Do You Have? There are different lights in every car that need different bulbs. For example, there are headlights, fog lights, brake lights, indicator lights, sidelights and...


What should you know about dipped headlights?

What are dipped headlights? Your car is equipped with dipped headlights as an additional feature of your car's lighting system, allowing you to switch between high and low beams. Dipped headlig...


My LED daytime running lights flicker - what to do?

How do daytime running lights work? The only thing preventing drivers from driving with their high beams on is the risk of dazzling other drivers. In countries where this isn't a concern, high...


Is it possible to use LED bulbs for brake lights?

How do brake lights work? As a car owner or just for interest's sake, how do brake lights work? When a car's brakes are applied the brake pedal presses a hard rubber pad against a metal dis...


LED light in turn signals blinking fast

Who uses LEDs in turn signals? LEDs in turn signals are becoming more and more common, especially with the general shift over to LED lighting.  Along with the most popular yellow bulbs for turn sig...


Correct position of LED headlights

What is the correct position of LED headlights? When you have the headlights powered on, you should be able to test them by pushing a single button or moving a lever. This will activate the light b...


Do you know the difference between fog lights and headlights?

What are headlights? Headlights are a type of vehicle light that allows the driver to see toward the front while driving. Headlight bulbs emit light in low beams and high beams, helping the driver...


Is it possible to use LED headlights in reflector housing?

What is the peculiarity of LED headlights? LED lights are light-emitting diodes: semiconductor devices used to emit light and developed at the beginning of the 1950s. LED headlights produce more cl...


Low and high beams headlight: main features

How do headlights work? A headlight is a lamp on the front of a vehicle that illuminates the way in which this car is moving. Headlights are usually found on cars, motorcycles or trucks. It is c...


Rrojector headlights vs LED headlights

What is projector headlights? Projector headlights are a style of car headlight where the beam of light is projected from a lens mounted in the back of the housing. This allows for better lighting...