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

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

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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 - Red Lens part number 162R can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Peterson Trailer Lights - 162R

  • Clearance Lights
  • Round
  • LED Light
  • Red
  • Recessed Mount
  • 2-1/2 Inch Diameter
  • Non-Submersible Lights
  • Peterson
  • Rear Clearance

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
  • Red 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


Peterson 162R 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.



M162R Peterson Piranha LED 2-1/2" Round Trailer Clearance Light, 3 Diode - Red




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

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




Video Transcript for Peterson Piranha LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light Review and Installation

Ryan: How's it going Ryan here at etrailer.com. Today we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install, the Piranha LED clearance or side marker trailer light. Now this light, it's going to work great as either a direct replacement, or even an upgrade. And I say upgrade because over traditional style incandescent bulbs, this one's actually an LED. Now since it has those three LED diodes, it's going to be much brighter and last a really long time. You have no brittle filaments to worry about.

The days of having to keep spare bulbs inside of your truck's glove box are long gone. The light is going to be two and a half inches in diameter and it's going to be 15 sixteenths of an inch thick. That way you should be able to figure out which light is going to be the best option for your trailer.Now if we flip the light over, it's going to be sonically sealed, so everything will be nice and tight so it's going to be waterproof. And once you kind of get the light in your hand and feel it, you can just tell what it's really well built and should last for a really long time. Now the light is going to accept these standard two prong connector, like we have plugged in right now.

Now if your connector is damaged or anything like that and you need to get a new one, you can find them here etrailer.com. And since the LEDs are going to last a really long time, once you get the light installed, you're not going to have to worry about messing around with it. Speaking of installation, let's go ahead and put this in together now. To begin your installation, he moved back to the light that you're wanting to replace. In our particular situation, it is this missing side-marker.Now if your light is not missing, you'd simply remove it.

Now the way the lights are moved, you can kind of just push in on one side of the light and it'll kind of spin sideways and you're able to pull it out of the grommet. And to disconnect it, there's nothing special about these, you simply just pull back and that'll separate the two. Other than that, once you have it removed, you can simply plug the light in. Now, even though these terminals come with a little bit of dielectric grease on them, I like to add just a little bit more cause it can't hurt anything. And if you'd like to add some more too, find it here at etrailer.com.

Let's get those coated, plug that into the terminals and push it down to completely connected. But the light plugged in now, you simply just push it back into the grommet. Sometimes it can fit a little bit tight to the grommet, so we kind of just work around it and push back and get it to fully seat. Now it's always a good idea to test light, so you go ahead and put power to it and turn it on and make sure everything is working properly. And that'll finish up our look at and our installation of the Piranha LED clearance or side marker trailer light.


Customer Reviews

Piranha LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light - Submersible - 3 Diodes - Round - Red Lens - 162R

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (80 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.

- 162R
by:

Works great! 319967



- 162R
by:

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

- 162R
by:

Worked awesome as a replacement for my flat bed lights 811302



- 162R
by:

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



- 162R
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Bought lots of stuff good company very satisfied fast shipping. Thanks 541960



- 162R
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I used these lights to replace the burnt out lights on the back and sides of my box trucks. These are much brighter than the originals, and as they are LED, I expect them to last much longer as well. The price was also great. 359172


Comments
The lights are still working GREAT! Not one failure.
Jim - 03/27/2018

36530

- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Works great. 484741


Comments
Still works great. Looks brand new.
Rick - 03/14/2019

50517

- 169A
by:

Review from a similar 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

- 168A
by:

Review from a similar 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



- M353R
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


883391



- M170A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Great supplier to work with, straight-up, reasonable & quality products. Enjoy continuing doing business with etrailer. My last order was spot on and work fantastic ! 862663



- 162A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


This light fits perfectly and is working just fine. 862284



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Went on easy and fits perfect 821125



- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


I had the light for about 6 months and it worked fine for that amount of time 825003



- M170A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Great product 818174



- PE76XV
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Easy install, really bright, and look good. Extremely statisfied. 799622



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


The 168R side marker light paired with the B168-18 mounting gasket were easy to mount and work perfectly. 793895



- PE76XV
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Just what I needed to replace the one that went bad on my horse trailer. The online buying experience was easy. Also I was able to track shipment tracking. 776826



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar 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



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Fit and bright. Excellent product. 712036



- 162A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


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



- 169R
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


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



- 169A
by:

Review from a similar 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 Piranha in Trailer Lights


Good prices and quick delivery. 707615



- M161A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Just what I ordered...thanks 706043


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Ask the Experts about this Peterson Trailer Lights

  • Replacement Trailer Lights with Numbers PM 143 and PM 421
    Although the DOT numbers you gave me are codes for what testing was done on the lights, I do have a solution for you. For your 2-1/2" round clearance light we have the Peterson Piranha LED Light # 162R with the wiring and grommet as part # 162-18K. We have had people ask about your PM 421 light before and have found that the Optronics # STL22RB with the grommet # a70gb are perfect LED replacements. If you need new pigtail wiring for these you can use part # A45PB or the angled part...
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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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