Specialty Miniature Automotive Bulbs

Shifter, Radio, Glove compartments, Navigation Console & More

JKL’s Expertise as an Automotive Supplier

As a supplier to the automotive industry for over 35 years, JKL offers a wide variety of interior bulbs for automotive production and re-manufacturing needs. Specific uses include dashboard instrument clusters, HVAC, PRNDL, switch and radio illumination.


Varieties of Bulbs for Automotive interiors

Car interiors utilize lighting in many places. Specialty bases and voltages offer automotive-ready replacements. Keep your radio illuminated and a light on in your glove compartment area.

  • Vintage Car Bulbs – Equipment in Vintage and Classic Cars can be maintained with automotive lamp replacements. Miniature bulbs of various sizes and bases illuminate instrument panels, shifters, glove compartments, radio clusters and more.
  • PCB Through Board Lamps and Neo-Wedge lamps – These lamps are designed to be placed through the PC Board and include a range of sizes and colors of Neo-Wedge PCB “Twist and Lock” Lamps, Welded Wire Terminal Lamps and Wedge Base Lamp-With-Socket Assemblies.
  • Bi Pin Lamps – These bulbs have dual leads and are offered in a range of sizes and values. JKL offers color filter caps for brand-specific colors. In automotive dashboards commonly use Bi-Pin lamps to light up radio dials and switches.
  • Surface Mount Lamps – Commonly used in radio, switch and HVAC applications in Cars. Most surface mount designs come with a filter cap to meet a particular color requirement.
  • Wedge Lamps – Commonly used in PRNDL/Shifter, HVAC and Cluster applications. Wedge based lamps are easy to replace from existing sockets.
  • Wire Terminal Lamps – These bulbs have flexible leads and are commonly used in switch applications. Wire terminal lamps are configurable for existing bases and re-manufacturing needs.


Solutions for hard-to-find automotive interior miniature bulbs

JKL offers a broad range of mounting configurations and colors to meet specific needs. A selection of automotive lamps are available for sale via JKL’s website

However, if you do not see the lamp that you are looking for, please contact JKL. Many items are available in small quantities while others may require a larger minimum order.

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