Why is it Important to Replace Your Broken or Faulty Exterior Vehicle Lights?

By Product Expert | Posted in Service on Tuesday, March 29th, 2022 at 6:02 am
2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class White with LED headlights on driving in the night

The Importance of Exterior Vehicle Lighting 

Exterior lights are important to your vehicle’s safety and security. However, sometimes those lights break or malfunction, leaving you with a warning indicator that you need to replace them as soon as possible. Check out this Silver Star Service & Body Shop blog post to learn more about why it is important to replace your broken or faulty exterior vehicle lights in time!


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Importance of Exterior Vehicle Lighting 

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Gray LED headlight

Exterior vehicle lights of your vehicle play a key role in the safety of your vehicle. They are responsible for illuminating the road ahead for you so that you can see and alert other drivers and pedestrians to your presence. These lights give drivers on the road an idea of what’s going on at night. It also helps minimize the vehicle’s visibility in foggy conditions, which have been known to cause accidents. Other benefits include reducing the risk of crashes and being able to use lights at night for safety purposes. 

Exterior Vehicle Light Maintenance Tips 

For your lights to function correctly in the future, there are some important things you can do on your own. First of all, make sure that your lights are turned off when driving. If you leave them on when driving at night or during the day, they may start to fog up or even be damaged because of heat and humidity. Secondly, clean your lights regularly to remove dirt buildup and pollen from the outside lens without damaging them and prolonging their life span. Thirdly, ensure that none of the cables attached to your exterior lights are stretched or damaged by moving them back into their original position every once in a while. 

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If you are looking to replace your broken or faulty exterior vehicle lights in Indianapolis, IN, visit Silver Star Service & Body Shop showroom or dial 317-924-5321 to schedule service.  

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