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Does anyone know if there is a brighter bulb substitute for the back-up lights? I don't know why I never noticed it before but when I left my meeting this evening from a home that had no outdoor street lighting, I absolutely could not see the car parked behind my C after putting it in reverse. At first, I thought the back-up lights weren't working but my friend said they were on. I now realize they are not nearly as bright as my previous vehicle. When I arrived home, I parked the C in the garage, put down the door with the garage light turned off, and then put the car in reverse. The reflection of the back-up lights off the garage door was not very bright yet it is not an issue of dimness. Hmmm...

I would appreciate your suggestions.
Thanks!

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Bruno,
Try a search and youll find more than what youre looking for.
Spyder lights has LED lights availble, but recently people have been purchasing these other LEDs for about $20 each.
 

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I have the 32 LED lamps in mine now and they do nothing but look whiter. I've got 20 LED Tower Lamps in Super White on order to see if they are brighter. I have the Red and Amber 20 LED Tower Lamps and they are much brighter than the 32 LED lamps.
 

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What kind of light do these back up lights use? I wonder if the base will accept halogens. I put them in my car, my back up lights are like headlights.
 

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The current bulbs (haven't checked what they are at this point) just don't put out much light let alone very bright light with a good spread. I couldn't believe how weak they were until I was in that situation last night. My former Avalon seemed to light up the whole garage.

BrilliantBlackHemi....let us know the results of your back-up lights when you receive them.

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bruno said:
Does anyone know if there is a brighter bulb substitute for the back-up lights? I don't know why I never noticed it before but when I left my meeting this evening from a home that had no outdoor street lighting, I absolutely could not see the car parked behind my C after putting it in reverse. At first, I thought the back-up lights weren't working but my friend said they were on. I now realize they are not nearly as bright as my previous vehicle. When I arrived home, I parked the C in the garage, put down the door with the garage light turned off, and then put the car in reverse. The reflection of the back-up lights off the garage door was not very bright yet it is not an issue of dimness. Hmmm...

I would appreciate your suggestions.
Thanks!

bruno

Do you have an unusually dark window tint on the car?
 

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Thanks for the suggestion regarding the window tint coverage (shown in my signature) but it is the same % that I had on my Avalon which never appeared weak when put in reverse.

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