Specification for Testing Automotive Light Bulb Sockets
|Publication Date:||1 May 2020|
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:
• New design.
• 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.
NOTE: Production process control data collected at a shorter interval, per an approved control plan, may be substituted if approved by customer's responsible engineer and purchasing representative.