SPECIFICATION FOR TESTING AUTOMOTIVE LIGHT BULB SOCKETS
This specification establishes the requirements and test procedures for automotive miniature bulb retention devices, including wedge base sockets with integral connectors, direct wire wedge base sockets, bayonet base sockets with integral connectors, direct wire bayonet base sockets, wedge base and bayonet base sockets with circuit plate assemblies, and associated interfaces.
Tests shall follow the sequence shown in the flow charts in Appendices E and F whenever the following occurs:
Design, material, or process change made to an existing device, which could affect the outcome of the test.
The test sequences shown in Appendix G shall be run annually.