Swith Light Part Number

Jobe Tichy bimmer_dude at hotmail.com
Tue May 7 21:22:24 EDT 2002

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>Well Jobe, 30 mA is about 0.4 watt at 12 volts, isn't it?????


I guess it is????  I have to say, the bounds of my electrical knowledge are
limited to soldering burned out audi bulbs and jockying stereos installs.
Other than that, I go by the seat of my pants.  Thanks for the deductive
reasoning:) Now, maybe I can figure more of this stuff out.

JOBE--non engineer

'91 200tq 20v

'84 BMW 318i (modified)
>From: Phil Rose
>To: "Jobe Tichy"
>CC: 200q20v at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: Swith Light Part Number
>Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 15:07:56 -0400
>At 6:51 PM +0000 5/7/02, Jobe Tichy wrote:
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>>Does anyone have the part number (or some other way to determine
>>how to get
>>this) for the little 30mA bulbs that light up the switches? I am
>>trying to
>>get the correct bulb for the "ABS OFF" switch and the dealer, of
>>course, is
>>trying to pawn a new switch on me instead of helping me find the
>>correct bulb.
>>They substituted me the bulb that is for the ash tray, which works
>>fine, but
>>is too bright and the switch gets way too hot. I think it is a
>>60mA. Also, I
>>found at the local auto parts store the same bulb, but is a 2.2
>>watt. I don't
>>know if that is correct, it seems too bight as well. What WATTAGE
>>bulb would
>>be a reasonable replacement of the 30mA bulb? Any help on this
>>would be
>>greatly appreciated. This has turned out to be too big of a hassle
>>to change
>>a 99cent bulb!
>Well Jobe, 30 mA is about 0.4 watt at 12 volts, isn't it?????
>Phil Rose Rochester, NY USA
>'91 200q (130 Kmiles, Lago blue)
>'91 200q (57 Kmiles, Tornado red)
> mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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