Last night I replaced one of two incandescent light bulbs that are on my 2008 Utility 4000DX 53’ dry van trailer. The rest of my lights are all LED.
To date this is only the third light which has been replaced on this trailer. Lights and wiring sure have come a long way since I started my career back in 1983.
I planned on replacing this light which is the mid turn signal/ marker lamp with a LED type of lamp once it failed however I decided at this point to leave it alone.
This trailer has over 1.4 million miles on it and when I removed the lens cover the inside was completely dry on this Grote branded lighting fixture.
To say I was impressed falls short as I remembered in the past how water would migrate into trucks and trailers wiring systems years ago.
I decided to just replace the bulb because the plan is to replace this trailer some time in the next year.
I sure do like the sealed wiring connectors and lighting elements we enjoy today. I don’t miss crawling around under trucks and trailers trying to find out what is wrong with the lights like we did years ago.