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Current REVISED 2006-01-01

Specification for Testing Automotive Halogen Light Sources USCAR14-2

The procedures contained in this specification cover the laboratory testing of replaceable halogen incandescent bulbs for use in automotive road illumination. The following tests are intended to be run under the following conditions.
  • New bulb design
  • Design or process change made to an existing bulb, which could affect the outcome of the test
  • The completion of one calendar year, accept as noted in the following Test Schedule Table.
    Test Title Yearly
    Physical Dimensions X
    Mean Spherical Candela (MSCD) X
    External Visual Examination X
    Color X
    Leak/Sealability Through Terminals and Seals X
    Deflection X
    Fluid Compatibility
    Terminal Retention X
    Resonant Frequencies
    Aged Resonant Frequency
    Salt Spray
    Outgassing Temperatures Requirement
    Laboratory Life at 14.0 VDC X
    Luminous Intensity Maintenance X
    Vibration Durability
    Shock
    Aged Vibration Durability
    Terminal Requirements
    DRL (SAE J2087)
USCAR14-2
2006-01-01
Latest
Revised
USCAR14-1
2002-04-15
Historical
Issued
USCAR14
2001-03-01
Historical
Issued

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