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Optronics RV Combination Tail Light w/ License Bracket - 5 Function - Incandescent - Driver Side

Optronics RV Combination Tail Light w/ License Bracket - 5 Function - Incandescent - Driver Side

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  • Tail Lights
  • Rectangle
  • Incandescent Light
  • Red and White
  • Surface Mount
  • 8-5/8L x 6-5/16W Inch
  • Non-Submersible Lights
  • Optronics
  • Stop/Turn/Tail/Backup
  • Rear Reflector
  • License Plate
8-5/8" x 6-5/16". Incandescent RV tail light serves 5 functions: stop, turn, tail, backup, and license plate light. Shock proof sockets protects bulbs. Snap-on lens. Surface mount with license plate bracket. Pre-wired design. 2 bulbs. Lowest Prices for the best trailer lights from Optronics. Optronics RV Combination Tail Light w/ License Bracket - 5 Function - Incandescent - Driver Side part number RVST56 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Optronics Trailer Lights - RVST56

8-5/8" x 6-5/16". Incandescent RV tail light serves 5 functions: stop, turn, tail, backup, and license plate light. Shock proof sockets protects bulbs. Snap-on lens. Surface mount with license plate bracket. Pre-wired design. 2 bulbs.


Features:

  • Rectangular incandescent trailer light serves 5 functions
    • Stop, turn, tail, and backup
    • Built-in license plate light illuminates trailer license plate
  • Incandescent bulbs can be easily replaced
  • Shock-proof socket protects bulbs against damage
  • Durable polycarbonate snap-on lens and housing
  • Compatible with 12V DC systems
  • Surface mount with license plate bracket - hardware not included
  • Pre-wired design includes power and ground wires
  • DOT compliant


Specs:

  • Configuration: driver side
    • Passenger side: RVST55 (sold separately)
  • Dimensions: 8-5/8" long x 6-5/16" wide x 2-1/6" thick
  • Bulb type:
    • Tail light: 2057 bulb
    • Back-up light: 1156 bulb
  • Power draw at 12.8V:
    • Stop: 2.2 amps
    • Tail: 0.4 amps
    • Back-up: 2.1 amps
  • 3-Year warranty


Manufacturer Cross Reference
Light will work as an exact replacement for:
Peterson # 2538W

Optronics RVST56 Series RV Combination Tail Light Dimensions


RVST56 Optronics RV Combination Tail Light - Stop, Turn, Tail, Backup - Incandescent - Rectangle - Red Lens- Driver Side

Alternate part number: RV-ST56






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Video Transcript for Optronics Trailer Lights - Tail Lights - RVST56 Review

Today we're going to be reviewing part number RVST56. This is the Camping Travel Trailer Stop, Turn, Tail, and Backup Light with License Plate Illuminator and License Plate Bracket. The red and clear, rectangular light, again, is going to function as a combination of your stop and turn signals, your taillight, backup light with that clear lens right up here and its own bulb; and then here at the base you're going to have a nice, clear opening with a clear lens. It's going to allow light to come through as a license-plate illuminator. The light is mounted on a white molded-plastic bracket. It's going to have four mount holes here at the base, and it's going to have two mounts for the license plate. This is weather and corrosion resistant.

It's going to feature a replaceable snap-on lens; it's got a little nib here on each side where it snaps into place, as well as replaceable incandescent bulbs. The wiring design is going to contain the lead wires and ground wires to mount to all surfaces; so you're going to have two grounds, those are going to be your white wires. The black wire is going to be for the blinker and your brake circuit. Green wire is going to be for the taillight circuit, and your red wire is going to be for the reverse-light circuit. This bracket down here at the base has two holes. Those are going to be separated center-on-center by seven inches. The overall length of this light from edge to edge is going to give us a measurement of eight and five-eighths of an inch.

It's going to give us an overall width from the base of the mounting bracket to the top of the light of six and five-sixteenths of an inch, and it's going to give is a depth of two and one-sixteenth of an inch. I want to go and hook this up to our external power source, that way you can see what it looks like with power running to it. Make our ground connections. Then we'll take our green wire for the taillight function, and then we're going to show you the blinker and brake circuit, as well, before I show you the reverse function. This is going to be our taillight function. It sends out a nice, consistent signal. When I apply our brake switch see how it illuminates for a brighter signal.

It's also going to function as a turn signal. That clear lens down here at the base is going to allow a lot of light to come through, which is going to shine down into our license plate. Now I'll go ahead and connect the reverse light and show you that. It's going to be up there at the top coming through a clear lens. The clear lens allows a lot of light to come through. It's got a nice, quick activation time, as well. That's going to do it for our review of part number RVST56.

This is the Camping Travel Trailer Stop, Turn, Tail, and Backup Light, as well as a License Plate Illuminator. .


Customer Reviews

Optronics RV Combination Tail Light w/ License Bracket - 5 Function - Incandescent - Driver Side - RVST56

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (75 Customer Reviews)

8-5/8" x 6-5/16". Incandescent RV tail light serves 5 functions: stop, turn, tail, backup, and license plate light. Shock proof sockets protects bulbs. Snap-on lens. Surface mount with license plate bracket. Pre-wired design. 2 bulbs.

- RVST56
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I'm very pleased about the product that I purchased and the knowledge in the helpfulness of the Very nice lady (Angela) who submitted the my order. The product arrived on time,and was in perfect condition.i ordered the Optronic's RV tail light combination. 595298



- RVST56
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Good parts, good fit, matches correctly as original equipment. Easy to install, wiring & mounting points. Good price, no shipping charge is a plus too. Will use ETRAILER.COM again, for sure. thanks, Frank 77312



- RVST56
by:

I ordered this light for my Jaco pop-up. Fit was perfect and install was very easy. 655994



- RVST56
by:

I needed a brake/turn signal/license place holder for 1997 Dutchman Express Class C. Etrailer had the exact replacement and at a great price... Was delivered exactly on time .. Definitely will use Etrailer again 588737



- RVST56
by:

Got my lights on time, no instructions included with package, just the lights. Video for attaching this light has a video that shows how to attach with a tester, not an actual trailer. Showing how to attach it to a tester is worthless to me. Later found out that Etrailer also has heat shrink wire connectors that should be used when connecting this light and Now I have to order these before I can connect my new lights. This has been a bit of a frustrating experience with etrailer, although the lights look fine, good price and delivered on time. 565665


Comments

The taillight would install as follows: Red wire: Reverse light circuit Green wire: Tail light circuit Black wire: Blinker and brake circuit White wire: Ground wire to trailer frame You can use a circuit tester like part # 40376
Circuit Tester Kit
$50.79
on the existing trailer wires to determine which wire carries which circuit.

-- Mike L - 09/17/2018

43686

- RVST56
by:

The tail light assembly I received from Etrailer is exactly like the one on my trailer that I broke. Installation will be easy. The price was very fair. Etrailer is a very good company! The online catalog was easy to use. Ordering was straightforward, and I was informed by email that the part was shipped within just hours of order submission. I chose the cheapest shipping option and still received the package in just three days. Well done, Etrailer! 561235



- RVST56
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I own a vintage trailer and was cleaning it. The old license plate holder broke. After a quick panic, I decided to try to find something that I could adapt to fit. When I searched for this specific tail light, it popped up! An exact replacement! Brand, spanking, new! Thank you etrailer! 560844



- RVST56
by:

I bought these tail lights and mounting brackets on my 1979 Shasta camper to replace the non working ones. They work awesome and look great! Thank you! Great customer service:) Very reasonable prices:)) Fast shippping too:))) 553102



- RVST56
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Exact replacement for a rear light on a 2018 Montana 3811. I just hope this one is "fence post resistant" 552635



- RVST56
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Excellent I'm ordering another set for my other camper 540794



- RVST56
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Exact replacement for the one on my Montana High Country 5th wheel. The old light was still working but the tabs for the license had broken off, so that's the only reason I purchased a new light. There was no place on my trailer to mount just a license frame. 528740



- RVST56
by:

Chris was extremely helpful and the order was processed and shipped promptly. Unfortunately thru no fault of Etrailer it didn't solve my problem. 522544



- RVST56
by:

Matches exactly to part we currently have.....Only problem, don't know how to pop rivot it, will have to get someone to do that..... 521969



- RVST56
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Fast and easy great experience 514336



- RVST56
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what I needed 510271



- RVST56
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good quality 510268



- RVST56
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good quality 510121



- RVST56
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was what I was looking for 510258



- RVST56
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Came exactly as advertized and on the date promised. What more can you ask for! 503838



- RVST56
by:

Boy, what service. you guys are great. I got my package today feb 6 and was surprised at how fast it came. I'll recommend you to my friends and will keep doing business with you. Thank you so much for the speedy service 473285



- RVST56
by:

Great service . Item was packaged really well ...and was delivered very quickly. Thanks etrailer! 444698



- RVST56
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unit was easily installed worked fine. thanks 433158


Comments

working no problems

teallen5 - 09/16/2018

43658

- RVST56
by:

Order arrived quickly. The items look great and function perfectly with no problems hooking up. Just ran all the wires and a ground as the base is made of plastic. Will buy these again if I need them. 432755



- RVST56
by:

Happy with my purchase. Good value. 429454



- RVST56
by:

have a 81 Shasta and the ones on it are falling apart looked all over for new ones came across these on your web sight and wow they look good and give life back to my old but great camper! Ordered new tail lights too! Pretty easy to install and helps from keeping the lights from pointing at a down angle 421591



- RVST56
by:

Good value, well built. Straightforward installation. A year later, still looking good and working well. 410887



- RVST56
by:

The lights filled the bill just perfectly. Installed them and turned on the lights and I had a smile on my face right away. Thanks for the very quick service. I'll be bake. 391550



- RVST56
by:

Great light for the price.Perfect replacement, great fit and super easy install. 352838



- RVST56
by:

Great product, fast shipping. Will be ordering again. Ordered new tail lights and lights for the top of fifth wheel. 349308



- RVST56
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Light was easy to install and works won derfully! 343324



- RVST56
by:

Lights worked great. The only thing I didn't like is that there is no gasket to keep the moisture out. I used weather stripping with a sticky back on it. Fits perfect and keeps out the water. Looks clean and water tight 312268



- RVST56
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Replaced a broken lamp. Works well. Product and delivery were good. 308971



- RVST56
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Works perfectly 300247



- RVST56
by:

Thank you for shipping the tail lights so quickly. They appear to be a perfect replacement for the old (broken) ones. Thanks again, John 294397



- RVST56
by:

Better than what was on it so I'll get another to replace other side 294320



- RVST56
by:

I received my replacement rear light quickly and installation was a snap. etrailer will always be the first site I go to! 292701



- RVST56
by:

Great product hooked up easily and works great. I will order from etrailer again. 286983



- RVST56
by:

Just perfect, fits well 273150



- RVST56
by:

Great quality product, cheapest price on the internet! 255879


Comments

Still working like a champ!

Christine - 06/02/2017

24493

- RVST56
by:

Great service, excellent and fair pricing and reasonable shipping. Product ordering was quick and painless and I received my order very quickly. Thank you far an enjoyable experience. Randy Taylor, Michigan 249681



- RVST56
by:

perfect 246958



- RVST56
by:

As ordered, parts arrived very quickly. I will remember these folks when I need more parts. Good bargain for the RIGHT parts; that's what I'm talking about ! 231792



- RVST56
by:

Lights look great ,quality looks really good for the price.The size was the same as the original.Installment was easy.once again etrailer has come up with a good product at a fair price. Thanks 219481



- RVST56
by:

Very pleased with the service, fast shipping and great prices etrailer offers. I will definitely buy form them again. Thank You! 207291



- RVST56
by:

Replacing the old tail lights on my 77 Nomad travel trailer. These look a lot sleeker and nicer than my old ones. I am in the process of doing a ground up rehab on it and will be getting more stuff from e trailer as I go a long because of their great prices and fast delivery. They also are great on follow up to make sure your order was what you wanted. 203320



- RVST56
by:

This product exceeded expectations in quality and price. Delivery time was quite fast. 201988



- RVST56
by:

Great product for the price, matches OE perfectly, fast shipping ! 182978



- RVST56
by:

Great looking lights 164338



- RVST56
by:

Was very pleased with the speedy service and great quality of the product I ordered. Will definitely be ordering again from you! 161484



- RVST56
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great price and quick shipping. I would buy from seller again 147061


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  • Trailer Stop/Turn/Tail Light Like RVST51 But with Reverse Light Function
  • Optronics RV Tail Light # RVST51 does have a clear lens for its license plate light. But this light does not include a backup light function. For that you can use part # RVST56 which includes a backup light along with the other features.
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  • LED and Incandescent Trailer Tail Lights with License Plate Bracket
  • For an LED trailer tail light with license plate bracket we have # RVSTL61 and # RVSTLB61. For incandescent we have the following: # RVST51 # 30-92-003 # RVST56 # 30-92-108 # 30-92-004 # 30-92-109 # RVST61 # RVSTB61
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  • Installation of New Tail Lights On 1984 Shasta Travel Trailer
  • Any time you are dealing with wiring on any vehicle or trailer, you are going to have to test the wiring with a circuit tester like Quickee Tester, part # 40376 if needed, because there are no wire color standards. Using a circuit tester will tell you the function of each wire. I have included a link to our FAQ article on wiring. Though there are colors listed, you will want to go by the functions and their positions in the connector to have everything wired correctly. After you...
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  • Replacement Lens Recommendation for SAE AILRST 73 DOT
  • If the lights you want to replace are stop, turn, tail light, and back up lights, then part # RVST55 and part # RVST56 would work for you. I have attached a drawing that shows the dimensions of the two lights mentioned above. These lights measure 8-5/8 inches x 6-5/16 inches x 2-1/16 inches. The mounting holes measure 7 inches center to center.
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  • Replacement Trailer Light for SAE Number SAE-AILRST-73 DOT
  • If the lights you want to replace are stop, turn, tail light, and back up lights, then part # RVST55 and part # RVST56 would work for you. I have attached a drawing that shows the dimensions of the two lights mentioned above. These lights measure 8-5/8 inches x 6-5/16 inches x 2-1/16 inches. The mounting holes measure 7 inches center to center.
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  • Replacement Tail Light for 1998 Jayco Travel Trailer
  • Trailer manufacturers do not often maintain original parts information (or availability) for items such as lights, but we can certainly help you find a suitable replacement. You may want to just install a whole new light kit like # TL29BK or a high-efficiency LED kit # TLL9RK. This will avoid the same problem of no replacement part if the other light on your trailer should be damaged. Both kits include lights, a license plate bracket and all hardware. If you prefer to replace just...
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  • Replacement Tail Lights for a 1977 Shasta 1600 Trailer
  • Based on your picture it looks like the left side is # RVST56 and the right side would be # RVST55. These lights are 8-5/8 inches across, 6-5/16 inches tall, and 2-1/16 inches deep. The housing looks different though so if the lights I mentioned above have different dimensions then your current lights then you would want to replace the bases as well with 2 of # RV50BK. And that should be all you need. Just for reference on the wiring, since you can't always go by wire color: Red...
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  • Recommended LED Tail Light For Trailer Surface Mount With Multiple Functions
  • I can get you most of the functions you mentioned in one light, but I can't get them all. Most trailer lights do not have the reverse or backup light feature. I recommend the Wraparound LED Tail Light for Trailers Over 80" - 8 Function - Submersible - Red - Driver # 271595 along with the 7 Function Passenger # 271594. These lights are 7-1/2 long x 3-1/2 tall x 3-1/4 inches deep. Another option is the LED Trailer Tail Light - 7 Function - Submersible - 23 Diodes - Rectangle - Red...
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  • Replacement Multi-Function Lights Recommendation For Trailer
  • If the lights you want to replace are stop, turn, tail light, and back up lights, then part # RVST55 and part # RVST56 would work for you. I have attached a drawing that shows the dimensions of the two lights mentioned above. These lights measure 8-5/8 inches x 6-5/16 inches x 2-1/16 inches. The mounting holes measure 7 inches center to center. Part # RVST56 does have a clear lens that illuminates the license plate. These lights are considered weather and corrosion resistant but are...
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  • Trailer Taillight Recommendation to Replace a Bargman 91 Series Light
  • The Bargman 91 series lights have been discontinued, but for a similar light you would want the # RVST55 and then for the side with a license plate bracket you would want the # RVST56. This is basically the same light that you have except it has round corners on the lenses instead of square corners.
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  • Recommendation for Trailer Light with Reverse Light and License Plate Light Functions
  • We do have a few available options for trailer lights with all of the functions you listed in your question. I recommend looking at the Optronics Camping Travel Light and Bracket # RVST56. This surface mount trailer light functions as combination stop, turn, tail and back-up light with license plate illuminator. It measures 8-5/8 inches long, 6-5/16 inches wide, and 2-1/16 inches deep. The wiring design includes the lead wires for power and a ground wire for mounting to any surface....
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  • Will Optronics Tail Light # RVST56 Work On A 1972 Shasta 19 Starflyte Travel Trailer
  • Your camper has tail lights with backup lights most likely, from your description. The replacement, Optronics Tail Light, part # RVST56, you have chosen should work as long as it can be mounted securely, approximately where the old lights are mounted. You can remove one of the old lights and measure the mounting holes to be sure, the RVST56 mounting holes are seven inches on center. See picture with the measurements listed. Your 3 wires should be for tail lights (most likely brown),...
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  • How to Find a Replacement Lens for a 1990 Coleman Newport Pop Up Trailer Tail Light
  • To identify which taillight lens will match your housing you will need to look at the taillight itself and get a model number from it or look at the lens on the opposite side of the trailer to obtain a model number from it. The camper model really does not help much for the taillights. When ordering, remember that the left side may be different from the right side, as left usually has a clear bottom lens for license plate illumination. If you cannot find a lens and would like a whole...
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  • How to Figure Out How to Wire Up a Replacement Taillight to a 1998 Terry Trailer
  • What tail light do you have? How many functions does it perform? Typical functions are Stop/Turn, Taillight and Reverse. Based the amount of wires you listed it doesn't sound like you have the RVST56 that you referenced. If I had to wager a guess I would say that the white wire on the tail light is the ground, the red is the stop/turn and the green is taillight. But thats just and educated guess. You could use a 12 volt power source to test the different wires to see what illuminates. It...
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  • How to Wire Camping Trailer 4 Function Light from Optronics part RVST56
  • The travel trailer light is wired as follows: White wires - Ground to trailer frame Red wire - reverse light circuit Green wire - tail light circuit Black wire - blinker and brake circuit
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  • How Does Camping Travel Trailer Stop, Turn, Tail and Back Up Light, # RVST56 Mount on a Trailer
  • The tabs on the Camping Travel Trailer Stop, Turn, Tail and Back Up Light, # RVST56, are made of plastic so they cannot be bent. Also, they are designed to hold a license plate rather than mount the light. If the light was not mounted against a surface, like if it were stick up on a fender for example, road grime could get into the back of the light. It is designed to be mounted against the back of a trailer using Angled Mount Wedge Base, # RV50BK, in which case no road grime would get...
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  • What are the Wire Functions on Trailer Tail Light # RVST51
  • On trailer tail light # RVST51, the white wire is the ground, black is for tail lights, and green is for turn signal/brake lights. There is no reverse light in this tail light. There is a version with a backup light, # RVST56. Its functions are red for reverse light, green for tail light, black for turn signal and brake light, white for ground.
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