XM illuminated switches

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XM illuminated switches

Postby jimbo » 18 Dec 2001, 18:01

My mirror switch is not illuminated when lights are on, can you repair or replace bulb
inside switch a couple of the electic seat switches are the same but most on the car are ok any help info much appreciated
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Postby kfk » 19 Dec 2001, 22:56

there are no replaceable bulbs within the switches........afraid it will be new switches
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Postby dyerfam » 20 Dec 2001, 04:14

It Does depend on the switch and it really is a fiddly job. I have managed to repair some dash switches but not managed the window switches in the doors. I didn't even know the mirror switch had a light in it! Possibly another challenge.
Anyway, when I have been able to amake a repair it has been using the little 12volt grain of wheat bulbs which have their wires soldered on. They are about 3mm diameter and I got mine from a local model railway shop. I think they are also sold as headlights for scalextric cars. Depends how important you think it is to repair the switch as the hassle could put you in a foul mood!
John Dyer
Edited by - dyerfam on 19 Dec 2001 22:17:38
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