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Peterson License Plate Light w/ Steel Mounting Bracket - Incandescent - Gray Housing - Clear Lens

Peterson License Plate Light w/ Steel Mounting Bracket - Incandescent - Gray Housing - Clear Lens

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8-7/8" x 2-7/8" x 2-1/4". Incandescent trailer light illuminates your trailer's license plate. Vibar socket absorbs road shock and vibration. Surface mounts to trailer with powder-coated steel bracket. 1-Wire design. (1) 168 bulb. Lowest Prices for the best trailer lights from Peterson. Peterson License Plate Light w/ Steel Mounting Bracket - Incandescent - Gray Housing - Clear Lens part number PM436B can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Peterson Trailer Lights - PM436B

  • License Plate Lights
  • Rectangle
  • Incandescent Light
  • White
  • Surface Mount
  • Non-Submersible Lights
  • Peterson

8-7/8" x 2-7/8" x 2-1/4". Incandescent trailer light illuminates your trailer's license plate. Vibar socket absorbs road shock and vibration. Surface mounts to trailer with powder-coated steel bracket. 1-Wire design. (1) 168 bulb.


Features:

  • Compact light illuminates your trailer's license plate
  • Vibar socket absorbs road shock and vibration to prolong bulb life
  • Incandescent bulb can be easily replaced
  • Durable ABS housing and polycarbonate lens
  • Clear lens over incandescent bulb
  • Compatible with 12V DC systems
  • Surface mount to trailer with powder-coated mounting bracket - hardware not included
  • Single wire design grounds through mounting hardware
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Dimensions: 8-7/8" long x 2-7/8" wide x 2-1/4" thick
  • Distance between mounting holes (center on center): 3-1/2"
  • Bulb type: 168
  • Power draw at 12V: 0.35 amps
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Peterson 436B License Plate Light with Mounting Bracket Dimensions

Surface-Mount Light

Surface-mount trailer lights install using a flange or bracket with mounting holes. These lights lay flat against the trailer surface and only require a small, often pre-existing hole, for wiring. Mounting hardware is used to secure the light to the trailer.



24X436B Peterson Trailer License Plate Light w/ Steel Mounting Bracket - Incandescent - Gray Housing - Clear Lens

Alternate Part Numbers: M436B and 436B




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Peterson License Plate Light w/ Steel Mounting Bracket - Incandescent - Gray Housing - Clear Lens - PM436B

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (116 Customer Reviews)

8-7/8" x 2-7/8" x 2-1/4". Incandescent trailer light illuminates your trailer's license plate. Vibar socket absorbs road shock and vibration. Surface mounts to trailer with powder-coated steel bracket. 1-Wire design. (1) 168 bulb.

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Convenient all-inclusive design for easy install, does the job just fine 850734



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Trailer light and license plate bracket, had a how to video made it easy for me to install on my trailer. One year later it still works and looks like new. 845460



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Great fit OEM replacement. 804026



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Nice looking as license plates go. Works very well, just as advertised and yes I would buy again. Best prices , fast shipping , and they also have a customer service department that is a customer service that works with people....... THANK YOU etrailer 786352



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This tag light performs great---no issu es 768202



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I ordered a number of items for a trailer that I am bringing back to life after leaving is stand at the beach for nearly 12 years. I got great advice on what parts I needed to match the original Haulmark lights and license plate bracket/light and also ordered a new breakaway system and safety chains. Everything was priced reasonably, shipped in a timely fashion and was a cinch to install as it all fit right to the original footprints. I also found answers to my questions on some electrical issues by browsing the Q&A sections here. Happy customer. 756653



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The products that I bought are functioning perfectly. No complaints. Thank you. 756266



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This company has a great selection of parts and the shipping is always extremely fast. I have ordered from them in the past and will continue in the future. The how to video's are also very helpful. 746141



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Tammy was amazing helping me figure out a set up for an unusual situation. Highly recommend this company! 719999



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I ordered this light to use on a license plate holder for a 1941 Chevy project car. While it wasn't designed for that, it fit perfectly on the back of the license plate holder, and looks like it could have been an original part! I couldn't be more pleased with the product, the price, and the prompt delivery! 699019



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I purchased the Peterson License Plate Light w/ Steel Mounting Bracket - Incandescent - Gray Housing - Clear Lens for my camper. Easy to order, great price, received quickly, easy to install, quality construction, just what I needed. Super service, I couldn't be more pleased or impressed with your company. A true pleasure doing business with you! 692185



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Exactly as expected. A little chincy but this is exact part that was on my original Anderson equipment trailer. etrailer shipped immediately and sent email updates. 689978



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Exactly what I ordered, quick shipping. 669401



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License plate light and frame are excellent. I would recommend you folks to anyone needing trailer/RV supplies. Thank you 650513



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Perfect... Fast service 641106



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I ordered the same one that came with the trailer so it fit like a glove. 640443



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Product looked great on our vintage camper trailer. 612051



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I'm putting it on to replace the similar assembly on a 1964 camper trailer. This unit is a little lighter weight than the original, but it should be good enough for a bunch more years. I would have liked a heavier, galvanized license plate holder part. The light assembly is fine. 577370



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Functional as it should. 571889



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Great product! Worked just as it should, easy to install, although the holes on my 1992 trailer were sliiiiightly different from the holes in this light. I just enlarged the hole a tiny bit with a drill and it fit tightly and I’ve had no problems! 570598



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Purchased this lighted license plate holder to replace the original on my 1994 car hauler which had become corroded and stopped working. New one fit perfect and restored the light function, so my trailer is legal once again! 561470



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great product. is exactly what i ask for. Great Job 538459



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Full after a year of having that trailer like the bulb burned out and the plastic on the bracket broke it's not really worth the money that you're asking for it I'm sorry but the product doesn't hold up to what it should hold up so if you buy one can buy it for 6 months and I live in Stuart Florida and the weather down here I guess is more extreme than any place else in the country so it is a product that it's good for 6 months only after 6 months can throw it in the garbage can 499780



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Could not find license plate holder locally. Google search led me to etrailer and with Sherry’s assistance was able to obtain the part I needed. Thank you for your help. 497662



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Fast and efficient buying and delivery process. I would order from etrailer.com again! 496748


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Ask the Experts about this Peterson Trailer Lights

  • Replacement Round License Plate Light with Ear Mount Bracket and 2-Prong Plug
    Hi Dave, I have an option for for you, however, I wasn't able to cross reference the number you gave me so you'll just need to take a couple quick measurements to confirm the following option will work as a direct replacement. If the distance on mounting hole centers is 1-3/4 inches and the mounting hole used for the old lights is around 1-1/8 inches, then you can use the LED Trailer License Plate Light # LPL12CB along with the Ear Mount Bracket # A11GLPB. The light features a 2-wire...
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  • Recommended Replacement License Plate Light
    We don't have an exact replacement for that license plate bulb. I recommend replacing the entire unit with the Peterson License Plate Light with Bracket, # PM436B. The internal parts are all stainless steel or brass to extend the life of this unit. I've attached a video for you.
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  • 2010 Mini Cooper S Clubman Relocated License Plate Bracket and Light Recommendation
    The part # PM436B that you referenced is a license plate bracket with a light on it that should work well for you. Basically it would install between your current license plate bracket and the top license plate mounting holes and it would be mounted. A better and very similar product that would be easier to install would be the part # LPL55CB since this has a two wire setup. The black wire would need to tap into the running light circuit of your vehicle and the white wire would need...
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  • Recommended Metal License Plate Bracket with Light
    For a metal license plate bracket with light, we have the Peterson License Plate Light with Bracket # PM436B. We have other options with lights but they are a polymer. You can always get the parts separately like bracket # LP20SB, # CE26053A or # LP15SB and then add the light # LPL31CB. I've attached a link to your light options.
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  • How To Wire License Plate Bracket from Peterson Part PM436B
    Make sure you attach the bracket to the trailer frame directly. This particular light is grounded to the trailer frame via the hardware. Make sure there is good metal to metal contact. Once you have the bracket mounted, all you have to do is splice the wire lead to the running light circuit of the trailer. This is typically a brown wire. To be sure, hook up the trailer to the truck, and turn on the headlights. Use a circuit tester, like part # 40376, to find the wire that is hot with...
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  • Potential Grounding Issue When Installing Peterson License Plate Light # PM436B
    Thank you for your recent purchases from etrailer. A bad or insufficient ground is among the most common causes for issues with trailer lighting. The Peterson License Plate Light # PM436B that you have does use its steel mounting surface to make the ground connection required for proper operation. Connecting the lead wire to the brown wire for the running light circuit as you did is correct. Please see the linked video for reference. You can sand off paint from the trailer frame...
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  • How Does the Peterson License Plate Light # PM436B Ground
    The Peterson License Plate Light # PM436B that you referenced grounds through the mounting hardware. Since you have a cargo carrier you would need to run the ground back to the ground wire of your trailer connector. Since hitch cargo carrier don't have ground wires that run to them the fact that yours is aluminum would not matter.
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  • Hardware Only for Peterson License Plate Light with Bracket
    We do have hardware only that you could use with license plate light and bracket # PM436B. Take a look at # LP52HP. But, all stainless hardware is not available.
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  • Troubleshooting Installation of Peterson License Plate Light PM436B
    Thank you for your recent purchase. Single-wire license plate lights such as # PM436B use the metal frame as the ground, so this means that the bracket must be mounted to a metal surface on the cart to establish the ground. Without this ground connection the light will not function. It can help to sand off some of the paint from the mating metal surfaces, but if this is not possible (as when mounting this item to a non-conductive surface like plastic) you will need to run a separate...
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  • How to Wire a License Plate Bracket with a Light on a Dune Buggy
    License plate lights are typically wired to the running light circuit. You should have no problem wiring your plate light in with your existing tail lights. I recommend using solder, # FL0803484, and a soldering iron for these connections, but a quick splice, # SWC502905-1, will work if you do not have access to a soldering iron. A circuit tester, # 3808, will be needed to locate the running light circuit on the dune buggy. Typically it is easiest to find this circuit at the rear of the...
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  • Peterson PM436B License Mounting Hole Distance to License Plate Mounting Holes
    The vertical distance you are looking for from the mounting holes of the # PM436B to the mounting holes for the license plate is 1-3/8 inches.
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  • Can I install the Peterson Plate Light with Bracket on the Curt 17x46 Cargo Carrier
    Since the Peterson Plate Light with Bracket, part # PM436B, weighs in at under a pound, I don't see any problem with installing it on the 17x46 Curt Cargo Carrier # C18145. If you would rather not drill into the cargo carrier frame you can use the Deka Cable Ties Kit # DW05724-10 to secure the bracket to the cargo carrier although it might not be as sturdy. You might also need some extra Wiring # 12-1-1 and Butt Connectors # DW05745-10 so finish the installation.
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  • License Plate Holder and Light for Use on Ramped Utility Trailer
    You can add a license plate holder and light to your ramped utility trailer either with a single item such as # LPL55CB or # PM436B, or you can choose separate plate holders and lights to let you choose the designs you most prefer, such as plate holder part # CR30830 and light part # LPL12CKM2B. It may be easiest to use one product; my choice would be # LPL55CB since its LED light uses much less power than a typical bulb light (only about one-tenth as much power). You will make a...
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  • Replacement License Plate Light For 2009 Haulmark 7x12 Low Hauler Trailer
    I did some research on your 2009 Haulmark Low Hauler trailer. I was able to see several different styles of license plate lights and holders on trailers. I have attached a link to our product page for license plate lights. Some have the license plate holder attached to the assembly and some are just the lights that are mounted to light the license plate. There are different opinions about mixing LED and incandescent lights on the same circuit. We have had customers that wire them in the...
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  • Replacement Tail Light with License Plate Light Lens Integrated
    The side marker light lens like # 56-15R you referenced normally does not have the clear license plate lens attached. We do not have any lenses like that. We do however have the Over 80" Wide, Square Trailer Tail Light with License Plate Light, 8-Function, Left Hand # ST3RB which has a side marker like that but has the license plate lens on the bottom of the tail light assembly. Another option is to run a separate license plate light like # PM436B.
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  • License Plate Mounting Bracket with Built-In Light
    We do have a few different license plate brackets with built in lights that you could use. We have # PM436B, # LP55CB, or, if you want an LED light use # LPL55CB. I have linked some videos featuring these products to the right for you.
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  • Recommended License Plate Mount For Fender of Car Hauler Trailer
    Yes. I recommend using the License Plate Mounting Plate - Black # CR79150 or the CE Smith Trailer License Plate Bracket - Tail Light Mount - Aluminum Tread Plate # CE26053A to add a little more style. If you need a light with your mounting bracket, I recommend the LED Trailer License-Plate Light w/ Mounting Bracket, 2 Wire, 5 Diode - Clear # LPL55CB or the Peterson License Plate Light with Bracket # PM436B.
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  • Recommended Trailer License Plate Mount With Light
    The LED Trailer License-Plate Light w/ Mounting Bracket, 2 Wire, 5 Diode - Clear # LPL55CB is made of a molded plastic. If you are interested in a metal bracket I recommend the Peterson License Plate Light with Bracket # PM436B which has an incandescent bulb. You alternatively use the can use the metal mount # LP20SB along with the LED Heavy Duty Trailer License Plate Light, Ear Mount, 5 Diode - Chrome Plated # LPL41CB.
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  • How to Mount Bike Carrier Without Obstructing Rear License Plate from View
    In many states if your rear license plate is obstructed from view by a bike rack, luggage rack or a similar device, a vehicle owner has the option to obtain a temporary license plate. This third license plate is a paper document that is placed on the interior of the vehicle's rear window in a manner clearly visible from the outside of the vehicle, but doesn't obstruct the driver's view out of the rear window. Another option is to use the bike rack you want to use and move the plate to...
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    Yes, if your trailer has a license plate directly below the left side tail light, you will need to order the Submersible LED Trailer Tail Light, # STL57RB, for the left side. This light has lighting to illuminate the license plate. For the right side you will need the light you referenced, # STL56RB. If your trailer has a separate license plate light assembly, like part # PM436B, you can use a right side light, # STL56RB, on both sides of the trailer.
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  • Is License Plate Relocation Kit Needed if Cargo Carrier on 2002 Ford Explorer Blocks License Plate
    It would be a good idea to get a license plate mounting bracket and attach it to the cargo carrier, especially if it is required by law in your area. A duplicate plate should not be required since removing the plate from the back of your 2002 Ford Explorer should just involve a couple of screws. For a bracket we have several options but I would go with # PM436B. This is a bracket and light. The light will need to wire into the running light circuit from a trailer connector. If your Explorer...
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  • Is there a Bike Rack Available that Will Not Block the License Plate
    That really depends on where the license plate is located. Since you were looking at the Surco bike rack, # SP501BR, I assume you have a van or RV that has a ladder with the license plate in close proximity. What I recommend is to use the bike rack you want to use (trailers and RVs can only be equipped with certain racks, see link) and relocate the license plate to an area of the vehicle, trailer, or RV that is more visible. For a license plate bracket, if you need one that has...
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  • Mounting Hole Dimensions on Optronics LED Trailer License-Plate Light #LPL55CB
    The center to center mounting hole measurement on the Optronics LED Trailer License-Plate Light, part # LPL55CB, is 3-3/8 inches. The center to center mounting hole measurement on the Peterson License Plate Light, part # PM436B, is 3-1/2 inches. I am including pictures of the measurements.
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    On the Pro Series Hitch Cargo Carrier, part # 63153, you can use the Optional Light Kit, part # 20174. This light kit will install on the Pro Series cargo carrier and plug into a 4-flat connector on your vehicle. This will give you operating taillights on the back of your cargo carrier. To mount your license plate on your vehicle and illuminate it I would recommend using either the Optronics License-Plate Light w/ Mounting Bracket, part # LP55CB, or the Peterson License Plate Light with...
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  • License Plate Bracket Needed for 23x47 Carpod Walled Cargo Carrier
    We do have license plate brackets like part # LP10SB that you could use to move your license plate so it sits behind the 23x47 Carpod Walled Cargo Carrier # M2205-2201. If you plan on driving at night time you should make sure to have a bracket with a light like part # PM436B. If you go this route then you will also need a wiring harness like part # HM38134 (you will connect the wire from the light to the brown wire and then cap off the additional wires for this application). Butt connectors...
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