Piranha LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light - Submersible - 3 Diodes - Round - Amber Lens

Piranha LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light - Submersible - 3 Diodes - Round - Amber Lens

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  • Clearance Lights
  • Round
  • LED Light
  • Amber
  • Recessed Mount
  • 2-1/2 Inch Diameter
  • Non-Submersible Lights
  • Peterson
2-1/2" Diameter round. Waterproof, LED trailer light functions as a clearance or side marker light. Pirhana series combines modern design with vibrant lighting. Recessed mount with grommet (not included). Accepts standard 2-prong plug. P2 rated. Lowest Prices for the best trailer lights from Peterson. Piranha LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light - Submersible - 3 Diodes - Round - Amber Lens part number 162A can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Peterson Trailer Lights - 162A

2-1/2" Diameter round. Waterproof, LED trailer light functions as a clearance or side marker light. Pirhana series combines modern design with vibrant lighting. Recessed mount with grommet (not included). Accepts standard 2-prong plug. P2 rated.


Features:

  • Round LED trailer light functions as a clearance, side marker, or identification light when properly mounted
  • Piranha series combines modern design with vibrant lighting for a unique look
  • Sonically sealed, waterproof housing and lens unit
  • Durable SMD construction of LED circuit board
    • Better withstands shock and vibration
    • Allows for improved heat distribution and thinner construction
  • LEDs make great replacements for incandescent lights
    • Last 50 times longer
    • More efficient - provide brighter light with less power output
    • No bulbs to replace - no brittle filaments
  • Amber lens over white LEDs
  • Compatible with 12V DC systems
  • Recessed mount with grommet (142-18 - sold separately)
  • Accepts industry standard 2-prong plug (162-49 - sold separately)
  • DOT compliant
  • P2 rated
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Dimensions: 2-1/2" diameter x 15/16" thick
  • Diodes: 3
  • Power draw at 12V: 0.05 amps
  • Input voltage: 9V - 16V DC
  • 10-Year limited warranty


Manufacturer Cross Reference

Light will work as an exact replacement for:

Truck-Lite # 1050A

Grote # 47123

Optronics # MCL57AB


Peterson 162A Piranha LED Clearance Marker Light Dimensions

Sonically Sealed, Waterproof Trailer Light

The waterproof construction of this light makes it ideal for use on trailers that may be submerged, like a boat trailer. The housing and lens are sonically sealed together to create a single unit, which means that water will not get into the light and damage the diodes or circuit board.


P2-Rated Lights

Diagram of light spread for P2 rated light

A P2-rated light produces a 45-degree angle of light to either side of its centerline for a total of 90 degrees of coverage. This beam pattern can be seen straight on, but it cannot be seen clearly from the side. So this type of light can be used as either a side marker light or a clearance light, but it cannot function as both. If you need both functions, then you must install 2 separate lights on your trailer - one as a front or rear clearance light and one as a side marker light.


Recessed-Mount Light

Recessed Grommet Mount Trailer Light Installation Diagram

Recessed-mount trailer lights install with a grommet, which is often sold separately. These lights extend past the trailer surface and require a hole for installation. If replacing a light, you can utilize the pre-existing hole. If installing a new light, you will need to cut a hole or use a mounting bracket (sold separately) to complete the installation.



M162A Peterson Piranha LED Trailer Clearance or Side Marker Light - Submersible - 3 Diodes - Round - Grommet Mount - Amber Lens - P2 Rated






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Video of Piranha LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light - Submersible - 3 Diodes - Round - Amber Lens


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Peterson Trailer Lights - Clearance Lights - 162A Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number 162A. This is the Peterson LED 2-1/2" Round Amber Trailer Clearance Light. The LED says seems we have a life expectancy of about 100,000 hours. It's going to contain a three diode, or three LED design. LEDs are going to be great replacement for incandescent lights. They're going to last longer. They're going to burn brighter, and they're going to be much more efficient.

You don't have to worry about replacing the bulbs, and you don't have to worry about brutal filaments. It's got the nice amber lens with a white base. This unit is sonically sealed for water proof design. The LED lights are going to use 1/10 of the electrical current needed to operate when compared to standard bulbs. This does operate between nine and 16 volts. We'll take a look at the overall diameter of the light.

It's going to give us the measurement of about two and a half inches. The depth, measuring just the lens. That's going to give us a measurement of about 13, 16, 7 inch. Here on the back side is our connection point for our wiring. This is designed to accept your industry standard two prong plug.

It's also designed to be mounted with a grommet. The grommet and the pig tail plug, are going to be sold separately. You can find those on our website using part number 162-18K. This unit is Department of Transportation compliant. We're going to go and hook it up to an external power source, that way you can see what it looks like with power running through it. I have a two prong plug here.

We're simply just going to place it into the female port on the back. Give it a good push so it sits right into the housing back there. You can see here, it sends out a really nice clear, consistent signal. The amber lens sends a lot of lights come through. It's going to contain three LEDs. The multi-diode design is really going to help optimize our light output. Again, this is designed to be used as a trailer clearance light. That's going to do it for our review of part number 162A. This is the Peterson LED 2-1/2" Round Trailer Clearance Light. .


Customer Reviews

Piranha LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light - Submersible - 3 Diodes - Round - Amber Lens - 162A

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (70 Customer Reviews)

2-1/2" Diameter round. Waterproof, LED trailer light functions as a clearance or side marker light. Pirhana series combines modern design with vibrant lighting. Recessed mount with grommet (not included). Accepts standard 2-prong plug. P2 rated.

- 162A
by:

A perfect direct replacement for the older incandescent PM 142. 711437



- 162A
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I used these as replacement lights for my box trucks. These are brighter than the original lights, and as they are LED, I expect them to last much longer as well. The price was also very good. 359173



- 162A
by:

Works great, the only reason for 4 stars is there was a sticker on it that left residue behind and was a pain to remove! All of the other led lights I ordered did not have stickers on the lens, I suggest you don't put them on these! 319966



- 162A
by:

These look great at night and during the day. It gives our work trucks a nice touch. 210851



- 162A
by:

Great light at a great price! 82461



- 162A
by:

Good Product correctly shipped, no issues with the product. The order was a little messed up due to a incorrect grommet assembly for the light. CS is working to resolve the issue. 63151



- 162R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Works great! 319967



- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Works great. 484741


Comments

Still works great. Looks brand new.

Rick - 03/14/2019

50517

- 162R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Ordered 4 of your 2 1/2 inch round LED marker lights. Price was good, shipping time was good, but you placed large stickers over two of the lenses. It took a lot of effort and time to remove the goo off the lights from these stickers. 124430


Comments

I will follow up with our Warehouse team so we can better label these lights.

-- Patrick B - 04/11/2014

3555

- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


3/15/2013 Item 168A - Just the right size light I was looking for to use as a side marker for a motorcycle cargo trailer. Well built product. I used with its black base (B168-18) that fit well also. LED lighting excellent. Just great to deal with etrailer folks. 71000



- 162R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Bought lots of stuff good company very satisfied fast shipping. Thanks 541960



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Replaced poorly designed lights on a travel trailer with these. The original lamps were not weather proof and used tensioned contacts that were prone to oxidation and corrosion from the elements. These LED lamps are sealed in epoxy so the elements will not affect them. Each lamp has two LEDs and a 6" wiring pigtail. 444876


Comments

LIghts still working a year later

eric m - 10/24/2018

45023

- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


nice as advertised, make sure you get the rubber gasket with it,..... 545651



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Great lights for tight locations 478689



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


I have ordered many things from your company and have been using your site for awhile now . Been pleased with the speed in which we receive our orders. I only wish I could very my history instead of clicking on each order. Great Job! 714665



- 162R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


When the manufacturer said they no longer carried the part I needed for my trailer, I found you guys on online. And sure enough you guys had just what I needed. Next time I'm going straight to you guys.Good price and service, love your tracking app. Thank you, enjoyed doing business with you. 713071



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Fit and bright. Excellent product. 712036



- 169R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Great trailer lights... they have super fast shipping.. A+++++ 707636



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


These are the best trailer lights I’ve found... super fast shipping...great place to do business with. Will definitely do business with them again. 707635



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Good prices and quick delivery. 707615



- M161A
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Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Just what I ordered...thanks 706043



- M161A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Very reasonable price and fast shipping 696640



- 169R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Good product at fair price. Would buy from again! 680148



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


I was looking for specific trailer lights to match my existing. E trailer had all of the selections and I will definitely use again! 672309



- M353R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


great service 661232



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


great equipment !!! 650755



- M353R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


3 stars because of the clunky design, no gasket or screws. That said these are nice and bright and add turn signals to the side of the motor home; hope fully that will make us more visible. Used # 12 SS screws 1 inch long to mount. 640028



- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


3 stars because of the clunky design, no gasket or screws. That said these are nice and bright and add turn signals to the side of the motor home; hope fully that will make us more visible. Used # 12 SS screws 1 inch long to mount. 640027



- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Product sent was exactly what I had ordered and arrived in excellent condition, works great. Thanks 581525



- M353R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Very happy with the result. Works just like I wanted it to. 573562



- 169R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Works as intended . Good price for a good product. I used to replace burnt out lights on my trailer. Looks like new trailer 571451



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


All the products have been great. They were installed on an older livestock trailer and they just keeping going. The white LED lights we put on the inside work too good. When I first pulled them out I thought they were too small and would do the job. They are so good we rarely use the one up front because the back one does such a great job. Thanks for the good products. 566956



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


All the products have been great. They were installed on an older livestock trailer and they just keeping going. The white LED lights we put on the inside work too good. When I first pulled them out I thought they were too small and would do the job. They are so good we rarely use the one up front because the back one does such a great job. Thanks for the good products. 566957



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Matches the other light on the utility bed works good. 548398



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


These lights were the perfect brightness, very rugged, and easy to install inside protected areas of the frame on the updated raft trailer. etrailer has great selection, the website makes it easy to find the best parts for the job, and their communication is excellent. Their videos and reviews are invaluable. 521092



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


These lights were the perfect brightness, very rugged, and easy to install inside protected areas of the frame on the updated raft trailer. etrailer has great selection, the website makes it easy to find the best parts for the job, and their communication is excellent. Their videos and reviews are invaluable. 521454



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Exactly what I needed. Best description so I new I was ordering correct 521066



- 169R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Product good quality and as described. 499191



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Exact replacment 490296



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Great lights for tight locations 478690



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Product was just what we needed. It replaced a broken one on a Hummer. Thanks for responding so quickly. 477045



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Great product. 468971



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


I needed one for a replacement ....ordered 2 to have a extra on the shelf 467675



- 169R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Replaced poorly designed original non weathersealed lamps on my travel trailer with these LED lamps. They have 2 LEDs and a 6" pigtail for your wiring pleasure. 444881


Comments

still working a year later

eric m - 10/24/2018

45025

- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


The side lights to my boat trailer arrived and I attached them. They work just as described, small but LED powerful. Thank you as always. Great product. 438245



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


got the trailer parts fast . thanks 384175



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Great little lights nobody had them locally, the driver asked me if I could get him a few replacements I figured E Trailer would have them and they were in my office before weeks end. I have never had one of these burn out but I have had a few get crushed but they still worked after that ! 379339



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


good light, dose not come with mounting screws 365997



- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


Excellent service. Helpful on phone, prompt shipping. 365587



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar Peterson Piranha in Trailer Lights


I have ordered several time at etrailer and every time has been like I'm the first customer on their list. My order was always shipped and delivered in short time and in good condition. No issues at all. I highly recommend etrailer to everyone. 362855


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  • Recommended LED Clearance Light To Replace Peterson Incandescent Light
  • The clearance light I recommend is the Peterson Piranha part # 162A. This is a 2-1/2 inch x 3/4 inch round light with 3 LED diodes and has an amber lens. The grommet and pigtail for this light is sold separately and is part # 162-18K. We have one surface mount clearance light that would be the same size as the lights you currently have. This is also an incandescent light and is the Optronics Round Trailer Clearance and Side Marker Light, part # MC58AB.
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  • Recommendation for Bright, 2-1/2 Inch, Round, Trailer Tail and Clearance LED Lights
  • The Peterson Piranha LED 2-1/2 Inch Round Trailer Clearance Light, 3 Diode # 162R light that you referenced is certainly a bright trailer light. This 3 diode LED light will be brighter than a standard trailer light for you. I have attached a review video of the # 162R and the # 162A for you to see what the lights look like when they are on in the dark. The Peterson Piranha lights will install on the trailer using a 2-wire pigtail and grommet, # 162-18K. These LED light will work great...
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  • Replacement Recommendation For 2-1/2 Inch Amber Clearance Trailer Light
  • We do not carry the replacement lens for the Peterson clearance light you referenced, but we do have a replacement light assembly that would work for you. I recommend the Peterson Piranha LED 2-1/2 inch Round Trailer Clearance Light, part # 162A that has the same dimensions as the 100-15a light you have. It measures 2-1/2 inches diameter and is 3/4 inches tall. This has 3-LED diodes and uses about 1/10 of the electrical current a standard light draws. The grommet and pigtail needed...
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