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Frequently Asked Questions

Click on any of the questions below and the answer will appear. If you have a question that is not covered here please Contact Us.

What happens when I touch the glass of a strobe or halogen bulb?

The oil or residue from your skin creates a hot spot and can cause early failure (if this happens clean bulb with rubbing alcohol).

Why should I buy LED?

LEDís have a longer life / better warranty. They draw less amps saving on battery power, fuel, heat buildup, and more. They are usually brighter and in the case of warning lights have more flash patterns with better visibility.

What is a class 1 warning light rating?

It is the best rated light. Authorized for emergency vehicle response and heavy equipment roadside use.

What is a class 2 warning light rating?

The next rating under the class 1. It is authorized for heavy equipment and roadside service vehicles.

What size lightbar do I need for my vehicle?

In most cases we have a listing of what should fit your vehcle so the answer is Ė Call FLASH EQUIPMENT.

Should I use an in-line fuse when wiring to my battery?

Yes! It protects your investment from fires or melt downs.

Why are my lights not working or inconsistent?

There are many answers to this question, but the two most popular are BAD GROUND & POOR INSTALATION. Be sure who ever installs your equipment understands the product and vehicle.

How can I mount my lights & equipment to my truck without drilling a bunch of holes?

The answer is the BACKRACK truck mounting system. In most cases you do not have to drill to mount your lights, toolbox, signs and much more.

How can I keep my computer or tablet from sliding or falling in my vehicle?

The RAM computer mount can protect your investment and make it easier to use. It mounts using the existing bolt of your passenger seat.

Why do I need a back-up camera?

It is safer for everyone. May lower your insurance premium. Less accidents therefore less law suits and better piece of mind.

We at FLASH EQUIPMENT, to our best knowledge, have answered these questions but cannot be held responsible to any result in the FAQ portion of our site.