[DML] Re: A real "Bulb Breaker" :)
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[DML] Re: A real "Bulb Breaker" :)



Senior moment, Marc?
Check the other tail light bulb as they have to be equal.
Tail lights used to be 5W but in most cars nowadays they are often 
10W.
I am sure you have another car that (may) use a similar bulb either 
as single (or duplo -double- 10W/25W) bulb for the tail lights.
Use one from the spare kit of that car, but better is to change both 
bulbs at the same time. They tend to go shortly after another.
Give it a go.

Welmoed.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@...> wrote:
>
> SP10076, the tail light bulb (not the brake lamp) went
> out.  I almost feel silly posting about a bulb, and at
> this point I am willing to bet I will have a "DOH!"
> moment when I get the answer.
> 
> Parts list says this is a "BULB 5W TYPE R19-5"
> 
> However, the bulb itself says "12V 10W". No other
> markings on it.
> 
> Lucky for me, I have a NOS set of complete tail light
> assemblies.  The bulb in there has the markings "ORION
> 2641.012V10W37R(E1)00250R19/10:1"
> 
> Using my "Beautiful Mind" I see the pattern "12V 10W"
> in that mess.  :)
> 
> Is the part's list wrong?  If it is, that error seems
> to have carried over to some of the vendor web
> sites... or do I happen to have 2 light with the same
> "wrong" 10W bulb?  I have 4 more I can open up to
> check....  but it is easier to just type this message
> on the DML, no?
> 
> Although I see some of our vendors sell this part for
> under $1.00 (less than what I could get it for
> locally), I imagine shipping would more than double
> that price tag.  Does anyone know what to look for
> when I go to Wal-Mart to buy it??  (Yes, I also
> purchase my consumables at Wal-Mart...  It is the same
> garbage made in China that the other stores are
> selling for more money).
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
>       
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