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    Where is light level sensor for dash illumination?

    Does anybody know where the light level __sensor__ which controls instrument illumination levels is located? I know where the _rheostat_ is located (between speedo and temp guage).

    Actually, is there a sensor?

    On normal cars you turn on headlights and the dash lights up, you can control brightness independently with a rheostat.

    On our cars it won't let you do that.

    I'd like dash illumination on full during the day (with headlights on); I figure if I cover up the sensor it will do that. Sometimes it's hard to see guages with sunglasses on.





    Re: Where is light level sensor for dash illumination?

    He he! It's the small dark circle on the bottom right of the analogue speedometer! It's fun to switch on the headlamps, the dials won't be illuminated in the daylight, then you cover that circle and hey presto, the dials light up in the daylight!

    Give it a go, it's kinda fun to fool it!

    Re: Where is light level sensor for dash illuminat

    Quote:
    MMD said:
    I'd like dash illumination on full during the day (with headlights on); I figure if I cover up the sensor it will do that. Sometimes it's hard to see guages with sunglasses on.



    I'm told there is a quick solution to this and it involves asking the dealer to use the PIWIS to program the entry for the cluster as Silver Dials.

    Apparently it keeps them on permanently.

    Pop

    Re: Where is light level sensor for dash illuminat

    Quote:
    easy_rider911 said:
    He he! It's the small dark circle on the bottom right of the analogue speedometer! It's fun to switch on the headlamps, the dials won't be illuminated in the daylight, then you cover that circle and hey presto, the dials light up in the daylight!

    Give it a go, it's kinda fun to fool it!



    Quote:
    Popolou said:


    I'm told there is a quick solution to this and it involves asking the dealer to use the PIWIS to program the entry for the cluster as Silver Dials.

    Apparently it keeps them on permanently.

    Pop




    HAHA! Sounds good..., you guys are great!

     
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