[urq] Instrument Cluster Switch Illumination

Ingo Rautenberg i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Mon Dec 13 16:58:37 EST 2004


I don't -- but this brings up a good point:  Why not replace said bulbs with
much cooler and longer lasting LEDs (probably what you were thinking
anyway).  I think Radio Shack has ones with built-in resistors for less than
$2 ea.

Is this for the newer-style switches ('84 up)?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pasqualoni, James E" <james.pasqualoni at gs.com>
To: <urq at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 4:49 PM
Subject: [urq] Instrument Cluster Switch Illumination

> Urq-folk,
> Being the nerd I am, I found myself disassembling the headlight, fog
> rear defrost and hazard switches to figure out how the illumination of
> switches works.  I noticed that the back of the switches can be removed,
> exposing what appears to be a 12v/1.2w bulb.  Does anyone have the exact
> specs for said bulbs so that I can have a fun night de-soldering and
> re-soldering?
> Thanks once again for all of your help,
> Jim
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