Lighting Archives - Brake & Front End
Milwaukee Introduces New Stick Light To Redlithium USB Line-up

A premium lighting solution for heavy-duty equipment and automotive technicians.

LED Lighting – What Are the OES Doing and What Can You Do?

Andrew Markel discusses LED lighting and answers questions from students at Bullard-Havens Technical High School.

Make Your Work Space a More Productive Space with LED Shop Lights

Is your garage or shop a well-lit work space or more like a dark and spooky dungeon? If it’s the latter, think about how much more productive you’d be with additional shop lighting. You’ll spend less time fishing around for tools or wayward bolts, avoid tripping hazards, and best of all, be able to do

Philips Launches MasterDuty Lighting Line

The new line provides tough, long-lasting bulbs for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Philips Announces Expanded Commercial Lighting Program

The newly expanded range has increased to more than 220 SKUs, including 12V and 24V bulbs.

VIDEO: HID Modules And The Infinite Resistance

Andrew Markel discusses the HID ballast module and how the internal construction of the bulbs can render diagnosis with a voltmeter useless. Sponsored by Standard.

BRAKE LIGHTS 1985: Third Brake Light DOT Mandate

The third brake light was mandated for 1986 model year vehicles. Some aftermarket companies sold kits so shops could sell this safety item to owners of older vehicles. It never really caught on.

Optronics Releases New 2014 Vehicle Lighting Catalog

Optronics International has announced the release of its new 2014 Lighting Product Catalog. The 276-page document features 523 new products among the 3,095 total SKUs cataloged. In addition to the physical catalog, Optronics has made the content available in the form of a downloadable PDF, and all product data is also searchable on the company’s website.

Philips Releases New Lighting Applications Catalog For 2014

The Philips Automotive Lighting catalog covers applications for all types of domestic and import cars, SUVs, light trucks, and vans from model years 1999 to 2013. The Philips Classic Catalog offers coverage from 1969-1998. All of the replacement and upgrade bulbs listings are presented in a tri-lingual format.

Diagnostic Dilemmas: Changes In Our Diagnostic Outlook

Everybody likes to read about a Diagnostic Dilemma that has been solved to everybody’s satisfaction. But this month I have an unsolved Diagnostic Dilemma that is more about customers than cars. This particular dilemma involves a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria with headlamps that randomly lose power during night driving.

New Interactive Website From Philips Automotive Lighting Helps Drivers To Find And Choose The Right Light

Philips Automotive’s new website makes it easier for consumers to find the right light for their driving needs from the latest innovations and advancements in automotive lighting and accessories.

Gonzo’s Toolbox: Understanding Electrical Circuits Will Expedite Diagnostic Repairs

A work order comes to you with this complaint: “My turn signal indicators light up when I step on the brake pedal or when I’m driving at night.” Do you have a good idea what the problem is? Or, are you completely lost and debating sending this job to another shop because it’s not something you think you can handle?