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What Most People Don't Know About Car Lights

Each light on the car is like the job of each of us, each has its own function and performs its own duties. And there is also a test on car lights in the driver's license test. How much do you know about the lights on the car? Since we offer automotive custom lighting service for the distributors, I will lead everyone to get to know each other.

1. Headlights. Headlights are divided into dipped beams and high beams. The main purpose of the headlight is to illuminate the road and objects in front of the car to ensure driving safety. It is also possible to use the high beam and low beam alternately as a signal for overtaking at night. The headlights are installed on both sides of the head of the car, and each car is equipped with 2 or 4. The bulb power is 45~60W for high beam and 25~55W for low beam.

2. Position indicator light, also called width indicator light. There are two width indicators at the front and rear. "Show" means warning, and "Guo" means outline. Therefore, the position lamp is a kind of warning light, which is used to remind other vehicles to pay attention to the indicator light. Position lights are generally installed on the edge of the top of the car, which can indicate both the height of the car and the width of the car. Car safety standards stipulate that cars with a height of more than three meters must turn their position lights dimly. The color of the marker lights is white at the front and red at the back. Position lights are used to make other vehicles visible when driving at night.

3. Turn signal. Automobile turn signal means that when the vehicle is turning, by turning on the flashing indicator light in the corresponding direction, it will warn the pedestrians or vehicles in front of or behind the vehicle, and prompt the driving direction of the vehicle.

1) Front turn signal. The front turn signal is installed next to the headlights of the car, and is used to warn the vehicles ahead when turning.

2) Rear turn signal. Installed at the rear of the car, it is used to warn the vehicles behind when turning.

3) Side turn signals. Installed next to the door of the first cab or on the rearview mirror, it is used to warn the vehicles next to it when turning.

4. Fog lights. Fog lights are installed near or slightly lower than the headlights. It is a lamp that serves as road lighting and provides signals for oncoming vehicles in low visibility conditions such as fog, snow, heavy rain, or dust. The light is mostly yellow, because the yellow light has a longer wavelength and has good fog penetration performance.

5. Daytime running lights. Installed in the front of the car body, that is to say, this lamp is not a lighting lamp, not for the driver to see the road clearly, but to let others know that a car is coming, which belongs to the category of signal lights. As soon as the car engine is started, the daytime running lights will automatically turn on, and continuously increase the brightness to attract the attention of other motor vehicles, non-motor vehicles and pedestrians on the road. will turn off automatically.

6. Reversing lights. The reversing light is installed at the rear of the car to illuminate the road behind the car and inform vehicles and pedestrians that the vehicle is reversing or preparing to reversing. It also has the function of light signal device. The lights are white.

7. License plate light. The license plate light is installed above the rear license plate of the car, and its purpose is to illuminate the rear license plate of the vehicle. The requirement is that the number on the license plate can be seen clearly at 20M behind the car at night. The lights are white.

8. Brake lights. The brake light is the light that lights up when braking. There are three brake lights in total, namely the tail brake light and the left and right side and high-mounted brake lights. When the driver depresses the brake pedal, the brake lights will light up and emit a red light, reminding the vehicles behind to be careful not to rear-end.

9. Instrument lights. It is a tool for instrument lighting and is often connected with the dashboard. Lighting is generally white.

10. Step lights. It is a lamp used to illuminate the door step to facilitate passengers to get on and off the car. The lights are white.

11. Trunk lights. It is a lamp in the trunk of a car. The lights are white.

12. Interior lights. The interior lights are installed in various parts of the interior for the convenience and safety of getting on and off the car at night and for viewing maps while driving.

13. Ambient lighting in the car. Gu Ambient Light is a kind of decorative light that creates an atmosphere. Using different colors will make people feel warm, relaxed and comfortable. Car atmosphere lights are also lighting decorations that create an atmosphere in the car, and the colors can be chosen arbitrarily according to preferences.

14. Tool box lights. It is used when repairing cars, and it is equipped with a work light socket on the car, and is equipped with a mobile lamp with wires. The lights are white.
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