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Old 06-26-2017, 11:25 AM   #1
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Replace burnt out tail light bulb

I have a burnt out tail light on my Rockwood 1640.

Does anyone know the bulb number for this? I'd like to have a replacement bulb with me when I go to install it and save an extra trip.

I haven't found anything online on how to replace the bulb. Is it easy to open up the tail light and replace?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 06-26-2017, 11:59 AM   #2
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It's an 1157 bulb. I replaced my incandescent bulbs out with LED 1157 bulbs I purchased at Walmart, which are much brighter and effective.
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Old 06-26-2017, 05:47 PM   #3
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I also replaced the tail light bulbs on my A-frame with 1157 LED replacements, bought at Walmart. My goal was to reduce the electrical load from the A-frame when towing and running the fridge on DC. Be forewarned that turn signal flashers don't always work correctly with LEDs because of too little current draw - mine had no problems, and I suspect newer vehicles have no issues.

On my A-frame, the tail light lens is removed by prying the side over a black plastic retaining tab. The clearance lights have bottom slots a small screw driver will fit in to pop the lens out. Very seldom are there screws; it's usually a tab retaining system of some kind. Study before prying.

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