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Peterson Piranha Mini LED Clearance or Side Marker Light w/ Grommet - 1 Diode - Round - Amber Lens

Peterson Piranha Mini LED Clearance or Side Marker Light w/ Grommet - 1 Diode - Round - Amber Lens

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1" Diameter round. Mini LED trailer light serves as a side marker light or a clearance light. Pirhana series combines modern design with vibrant lighting. Recessed mount with included grommet. 2-Wire design. P2 rated. Lowest Prices for the best trailer lights from Peterson. Peterson Piranha Mini LED Clearance or Side Marker Light w/ Grommet - 1 Diode - Round - Amber Lens part number M171A can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Peterson Trailer Lights - M171A

  • Clearance Lights
  • Round
  • LED Light
  • Amber
  • 1 Inch Diameter
  • Recessed Mount
  • Rear Clearance
  • Side Marker
  • Peterson

1" Diameter round. Mini LED trailer light serves as a side marker light or a clearance light. Pirhana series combines modern design with vibrant lighting. Recessed mount with included grommet. 2-Wire design. P2 rated.


Features:

  • Mini LED trailer light functions as a clearance or side marker light when properly mounted
  • Piranha series combines modern design with vibrant lighting for a unique look
  • 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 included grommet
    • Requires a 3/4" diameter hole
  • 2-Wire design includes power lead and ground wire
  • DOT compliant
  • P2 rated
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Dimensions: 1-1/16" diameter x 1/2" deep
  • Diodes: 1
  • Power draw at 12V: 0.07 amps
  • Input voltage: 9V - 16V DC
  • 10-Year limited warranty


Peterson Piranha 171A LED Clearance Marker Light Dimensions

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.



M171A Peterson Piranha Mini LED Clearance or Side Marker Trailer Light w/ Grommet - 1 Diode - Round - Amber Lens - P2 Rated




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Video of Peterson Piranha Mini LED Clearance or Side Marker Light w/ Grommet - 1 Diode - Round - Amber Lens

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




Video Transcript for Peterson Piranha Mini LED Clearance or Side Marker Light Installation

Hi there trailer owners today, we're going to be taking a look at Peterson's Pirana mini LED side marker and clearance lights. These lights are available in either an Amber color for your side markers or red for clearance lights at the back of your trailer. These are going to be a great upgrade if you've got limited space or need low profile side marker, or clearance lights on your trailer. They don't take up very much, they're about an inch in diameter and they just press in, they have a grommet. So it's like a lot of your trailer lights, except for these are significantly smaller. And these are an upgrade because they're going to be brighter than your incandescent lights, which take up more space, stick out, farther, use more power, and don't last as long.

So you can upgrade to an LED one here. That's going to last significantly longer, provide more visibility at night, and not take up very much real estate. It really modernizes it being nice and flush against the trailer.We're going to start our installation by removing our old marker light. We're going to be replacing it with this newer, smaller, lower profile LED light. There's just a single stud here on the back that has a nut on it for this light.

I'm just going to remove that, in a lot of cases this is just going to break off these old incandescent lights are pretty common of just having rust issues and stuff like that. So we can just set that guy aside. We're not going to install the new light into here, but you can see that the hole there's going to be too small. So we're going to use a step bit to enlarge this hole until it's big enough for our light to pass through. And this is just a press fit.

So once we get it drilled out properly, it's just going to poop pop in there. So here's our step bit. We're just going to enlarge it until it fits. This is the easiest way to do it, to ensure that you get a good tight fitSo we're just going to do a quick check. We're still not quite there.

So now that we've got it drilled out to the right size we can see it's going to be snug, but if we give it a push, we should be able to get this in here. And we want it to be nice and snug so that's kind of what we're looking for. It's a little bit too snug, we might need to just go back in there real quick and just hit it just to clean up some of the rougher edges. Once we get it nice and flush and to where it holds in there nice and solid. We've now got that installed and we just need to hook up our wiring. We stripped it back and then placed a ring terminal on it. You can get ring terminals here at etrailer, we're then just going to ground this wire by running it right into the frame. And we can do so right here.The brown wire that's passed through the small hole here is our running light circuit. So we had just stripped that back. So we got a nice clean connection point to it. And we're just going to connect the black wire from our white, to the running light circuit on our trailer. We're using heat shrink butt connectors to do this, which are available here at etrailer. To ensure that we don't get any moisture entering down to our wires, which can cause corrosion. So we're not going to take our heat gun to shrink that connector down. I'm just going to keep out all that moisture.And then if you picked up any red marker lights for the rear of your trailer, they're going to install exactly the same. So we've gone ahead and installed some here at the back. And we installed some on the side, which we're Amber for closer to the front of our trailer. Now that they're installed, we're just going to hook up our test box. You can hook it up to your truck, turning your tail lights and make sure everything's working properly. So here you can see our rear marker lights are working properly and our Amber ones are good to go as well. And that completes our look at Peterson's Pirana mini LED side, marker and clearance lights.


Customer Reviews

Peterson Piranha Mini LED Clearance or Side Marker Light w/ Grommet - 1 Diode - Round - Amber Lens - M171A

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (112 Customer Reviews)

1" Diameter round. Mini LED trailer light serves as a side marker light or a clearance light. Pirhana series combines modern design with vibrant lighting. Recessed mount with included grommet. 2-Wire design. P2 rated.

- M171A
by:

Yes very nice lights..great quality. Easy install..



- M171A
by:

Good bright light, good quality,



- M171A
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- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Ordered these to replace side marker lights on a deckover trailer. Works a lot better than incandescent lights, and much brighter.



- 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.



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar 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.



- 168A
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Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Purchased these side marker lights specifically because they have two wires rather than just a positive wire and the ground attached to the mounting grommet. Lights were easy to mount and with rubber gasket they are protected from vibration.



- M353R
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Needed replacement specialty lights for a trailer project I was working on. Works great, and nice and bright.



- PE76XV
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Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


item is what I expected good lighting (using them on my 1950 jeep pickup) wish the chrome could be metal instead of plastic.



- M170A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


The lights look to be good quality and are what they say they are. Bolted right up in place of my old lights.



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar 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.



- M423R-4
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Good quality lights.



- 169A
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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.


Comments
LIghts still working a year later
eric m - 10/24/2018



- 162R
by:

Review from a similar 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.


Comments
I will follow up with our Warehouse team so we can better label these lights.
-- Etrailer Expert Patrick B - 04/11/2014


- M353A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


The service was great and the parts fit perfectly and work great.



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Exactly matched with the old broken one. Installed east too.



- 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 !



- 169R
by:

Review from a similar 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.


Comments
still working a year later
eric m - 10/24/2018



- 168A
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Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


I had lights similar to these as markers on my old trailer, and was looking to find similar for the front markers on my Avalanche. NIce and small, bright as can be, fully sealed behind, and I think they cost less than before !


Comments
One year on, they are still as bright as ever
MicStanz - 12/24/2016



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


I used four of these sealed led lights to replace the clearance lights that came on my Shorelander boat trailer. The hole spacing fit the existing holes and the lights have held up very well to over 100 launches and recoveries in salt water. I recommend them.



- PE76XV
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


great item good to deal with



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Awesome lights working well and bright as ever



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar Piranha in Trailer Lights


Awesome lights working well and bright as ever



- 168A
by:

Review from a similar 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.



- 168R
by:

Review from a similar 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.


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