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GloLight LED Trailer Utility Tail Light - Tail, Backup - Submersible - 22 Diodes - Oval - Clear Lens

GloLight LED Trailer Utility Tail Light - Tail, Backup - Submersible - 22 Diodes - Oval - Clear Lens

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7-1/2" x 3-5/16". Waterproof, 2-function trailer tail light acts as tail and reverse light. GloLight lens creates a solid panel of light. Surface mount with built-in flange. Accepts industry-standard 3-prong plug. Lowest Prices for the best work lights from Optronics. GloLight LED Trailer Utility Tail Light - Tail, Backup - Submersible - 22 Diodes - Oval - Clear Lens part number UCL178RFP2B can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Optronics Work Lights - UCL178RFP2B

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7-1/2" x 3-5/16". Waterproof, 2-function trailer tail light acts as tail and reverse light. GloLight lens creates a solid panel of light. Surface mount with built-in flange. Accepts industry-standard 3-prong plug.


Features:

  • Oval trailer tail light serves 2 functions
    • Tail light
    • Reverse light
  • GloLight lens creates a solid circle of light with a smooth appearance
  • Sonically sealed, waterproof housing and lens unit is submersible
  • Durable surface-mount technology (SMT) construction of LED circuit board
    • Better withstands shock and vibration
    • Allows for improved heat distribution
  • 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
  • Clear lens over white and red LEDs
  • Polycarbonate housing and acrylic lens
  • Mounts on surface of trailer with built-in flange - hardware not included
  • Accepts industry-standard 3-prong plug (sold separately)


Specs:

  • Quantity: 1 utility light
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" wide x 3-5/16" tall x 1-1/8" deep
  • Diodes: 22
  • Power draw at 12.8 volts: 0.50 amps
  • Lifetime warranty on LEDs


Optronics UCL178 Series GloLight LED Utility Light Diagram

Innovative GloLight Design

This white LED light serves as an exterior light for your trailer, RV, or other application. The light gives your RV or trailer a distinctive look that's completely street legal. This Optronics GloLight has a unique solid light pattern when lit, so your lights stand out from the rest. Optronics GloLights are a great way to add both style and value to your RV or trailer.


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.


LEDs vs. Incandescent Lights

The long-lasting, cool-burning LEDs make this light the perfect replacement for incandescent trailer lighting. LED lights are more efficient, use less power, and last much longer than incandescent lights.


PL-3 Wiring Connection

Optronics PL-3 Connection

This light has an industry-standard PL-3 connection as pictured above. The light accepts a 3-prong plug (sold separately).


Surface-Mount Light

Surface-mount lights install flat against the surface of the trailer, so a hole does not need to be cut into the trailer for the light. This type of light is installed using a flange or bracket that has mounting holes. And mounting hardware is used to secure the light to the trailer.



UCL178RFP2B Optronics GloLight LED Utility Tail Light - Surface Mount - Submersible - 22 Diodes - Oval - Clear Lens




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Video Transcript for Optronics Trailer Lights - Utility Lights - UCL178RFP2B Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Optronics Glow Light taillight and reverse light. This waterproof light provides a red taillight, and white reverse light for your trailer. Has the glow light lens that creates a solid circle of light, with a nice smooth appearance. So the outer band glows red, and the inner area is white when you activate the reverse function of the vehicle and trailer.It's a sonically sealed, waterproof housing and lens unit that is submersible. Features durable surface mount technology. When it comes to the construction of the LED circuit board, that better withstands shock and vibration, and allows for improved heat distribution.

Now LEDs make great replacements for incandescent lights. They last longer, they burn brighter, and they're more efficient. With LEDs, you don't have to worry about replacing bulbs, and you don't have to worry about brittle filaments.We're looking a polycarbonate housing and acrylic lens. It's a surface mount installation, with the built in mounting flange. Mounting hardware not included.

And then here on the back, it accepts an industry standard three prong plug, which is sold separately. Taking a look at the overall dimensions real quick, then we'll hook it up to power, so you can see what it looks like with power running to it. Edge to edge going this direction, is about 7-1/2 inches. Edge to edge this direction is about 3-5/16. And then the overall depth, that's back to front, is about 1-1/8 inches deep.The mount holes are separated on center going this direction, by about 2-3/4 inches.

And then going this direction, they're separated on center by about seven inches, maybe 6-15/16 inches, right in that area. Alright we're going to go ahead and hook it up to power, that we can see what it looks like. So you can see here, it sends out a really nice, clear, consistent signal. This is that outer band that's red in color. And then when we activate the reverse function of the trailer, that center area will glow white.That contains a total of 22 diodes, or LEDs, so the multi diode design really helps optimize the overall light output.

Power draw at 12.8 volts, is 0.50 amps. And Optronics puts a lifetime warranty on the LEDs. That's going to do it for today's look at the Glow Light taillight and reverse light from Optronics.


Customer Reviews

GloLight LED Trailer Utility Tail Light - Tail, Backup - Submersible - 22 Diodes - Oval - Clear Lens - UCL178RFP2B

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (964 Customer Reviews)

7-1/2" x 3-5/16". Waterproof, 2-function trailer tail light acts as tail and reverse light. GloLight lens creates a solid panel of light. Surface mount with built-in flange. Accepts industry-standard 3-prong plug.

- UCL178RFP2B
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I really like the bright back up lights. It does take a little extra work for the back up lights. - Sorry this pic doesn't show the backup/stop lights but this is the great little chuckwagon we put them on.



- UCL178RFP2B
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The lights are good and standard size, but they seem to have a slightly off plug receptical. I ordered 6 of them and all seemed to be the same. I had to bend my connectors with a pliers a little bit to get them plugged in.



- UCL178RFP2B
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Still good



- UCL178RFP2B
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Being used to put back up lights on trailer. Never had back up lights before. Very well made.



- UCL178RFP2B
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- STL178RFPB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Upgrading our 1998 Coleman Grandview, the old incandescent just seemed too dim. Nice light, only suggestion would be to list some wiring options, was a bit confusing going from the old Bargman to the new LED. But I read through the Bargman page here and got squared away. Pic is LED before anchoring compared to the stock on the right. BIG improvement.


Comments
Still great, nice and bright. They are a huge improvement over the factory incandescent signals.
Derek J - 07/19/2021


- STL101RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


These LED stop, turn, tail lights are an exceptional upgrade. They halo is a great feature and blinker lights are very bright! I truly believe these lights have made my unit safer!!!



- ST9RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


This one is for the “driver” side. It has the lens on the bottom for lighting the license plate. (It does not include the license plate holder. I like this one because you just push in the wires. I recommend this light.


Comments
No worries
Theodore - 02/20/2021


- BUL101CKB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Excellent upgrade to LED backup lights! So much brighter than the faded and UV damaged original lights! Very happy with these lights!



- STL178RK1B
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


The Optronics surface mount light (STL178RK1B) was easy to install and the 22 LED diodes provide exceptional light. The light fits snug on the trailer bracket and the foam gasket provides extra protection.



- BUL101CKB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Lights are bright! Very high quality. Very smooth and consistent fan of light. Makes all the difference in the world on the back of my truck.



- ST9RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Ordering the part I needed was very easy. The price was clearly stated, and when I got to the payment men my portion, so were the shipping options. It arrived when promised, and was exactly what I needed. Overall, I had a great shopping experience.


Comments
I cant believe its been a year since I ordered this. Weve had a lot of rain this year, and the parts I ordered still look like the originals. Im still very happy with the purchase and would these folks again!
BobT - 08/26/2021


- STL101RKB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Etrailer makes it easy to find hard to find items, their follow up communications and prices are great.



- MCL157AB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


I have a Triton trailer which had a blown out incandescent tail light. I decided to upgrade all the lights to LED. It took me only 30 minutes to change out all 13 lights. I used a little silicone spray and a small screwdriver and the old lights came right out of the rubber grommets and the new lights fit perfect. They are really bright and makes a big difference, glad I did the upgrade!



- MCL110AKB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Perfect replacement the high clearance running lights on a 2019 Newmar Dutch Star. Easy replacement, super bright. !



- BUL111CB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Great Quality and great service. The LEDs are bright and just simply cool looking. They get everyone's attention during the day and really wicked looking at night! I highly recommend etrailer I use them again and again!!



- BUL111CB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Great Light! Put two on the back of a toyhauler for backing up. You will need the grommet and pigtail to do it right. I had to cut two oval holes for mounting in trailer frame. Take your time with the layout and get the right sized hole saw, makes installation pretty easy.



- STL101RCB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


These are some pretty sweet lights. Very bright and attention getting. I am constantly getting compliments on them. The High Points- - I bought the standard 3 prong style, works just fine with a Truck-Lite plug and with a no name one I had lying around. - When not using driving lights both the outer and inner lights flash for turn signal. Don't remember reading about that, but it's pretty sweet(at least for the people behind me!). - All 4 arrived in excellent shape and with all lights working. Now, for the only negative that I can come up with- - 2 of the lights have what I think is a sliver of white plastic stuck between the outer circle and the cover. I'm guessing it's from pressing the halves together. They can't be seen until you're very close to them, but for a $28 light it's a bit disappointing for that to get past QA. Regardless, I highly recommend these, they are very distinctive and so far I haven't seen anyone else with them. Can't wait to be able to afford 4 more!



- STL178RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


This trailer light was exactly what I needed to replace one that was leaking water. It was an easy install and works perfectly.



- ST9RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Great Product, it's good quality and will fit perfectly for the trailer I use in my Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Business. The only problem is I ordered the wrong side. Wasn't sure if by the which one was the left or the right? I was looking at the trailer form the front when I determined it was the left one but it appears your suppose to look at the back of the trailer when you do that. Guess I will be ordering the otherside here shortly. Maybe I can get an exchange or if not then I will have a spare and hope if it does get broken again it's the other side. Etrailer has some really good quality stuff at a very good price. I got my hidden hitch from them at a Great Price. They even had a video that showed me how to install it. A couple of the local places here wanted 3 times the amount of what I paid to provide the hitch and install it for me. Will never go anywhere else for any trailer parts or accessories.



- STL111RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


These lights were added to my cargo trailer that I pull behind my motorcycle. These help to make sure that people see me when I am on the road. The lights were easy to install with the grommets and pigtails that I ordered at the same time. All the products worked together well and made the project easy to do. Love these lights and will buy more if needed.



- STL178RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Great lights. I love the look of this style tail light on the trailer. It made the trailer look like a newer trailer. Well worth the money.



- STL101RFMB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Ordering From etrailer was a great Experience. Pat was very helpful over the phone when I called to ask questions about a set of lights I was interested in and even helped me place my order. Shipping was fast and everything they shipped was in flawless condition. My lights and harnesses are still going strong. Thank you!



- STL111RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


Until you see these at night you haven't seen a trailer light, etrailer is the best to deal with period!!



- STL178RB
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Review from a similar GloLight in Work Lights


I installed these on my overland trailer project and they work perfectly


Comments
Still completely satisfied highly recommend this product
Roy - 02/14/2020


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Ask the Experts about this Optronics Work Lights

  • Submersible Reverse Light and 7-Way Kit for Boat Trailer with 4-Way
    For a submersible reverse light we have the GloLight # UCL178RFP2B which would work great on a boat trailer. You'll need the pigtail harness part # A45CB which the white wire would get grounded to the boat trailer frame and the red wire to the reverse light circuit of the trailer. We have a great kit for adapting your trailer 4-way to a 7-way too with the part # e99011 which would be the easiest way to install the 7-way and wire in the reverse lights.
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  • Troubleshooting Red Ring of GloLight LED Trailer Utility Tail Light Staying on
    Since the GloLight LED Trailer Utility Tail Light # UCL178RFP2B only has a max 0.50 amp draw I believe that you are on the right track where a little bit of power is still on the power wire and it is illuminating that ring. What would remedy this issue you are having is to install a Light Bulb Load-Resistors # DI34ZR on the brown wire that connects to the running light circuit. These build up resistance so that it actually takes you sending power back for that function to activate the ring.
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