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Old 07-05-2010, 10:26 PM
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noob, first problem help please :)

I just purchased my 05 4.7L and it has 80k miles. well when i finally drove at night and realized that the climate control lights are not lit up. The information center lights are on, and the lights below are on (the snow flake ac light).

I know that the bulbs are common to burn out in the wk. Could it possibly be a fuse? if it is burnt out, do i get the bulbs from radio shake that iv seen posted on here? how hard would it be or me to replace?


sorry for the terrible questions, this is my first jeep and its my first week.
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Old 07-05-2010, 10:31 PM
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

if you have a little bit of experience with soldering, u should be OK with buying LEDs and replacing them..Good luck!
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

well iv soldered just the slightestttt bit back in hs 6 years ago lol.
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

to tell you the truth, i have no idea how difficult it is, but ive been wanting to do this as well.....heres a link Installed LEDs in Heater Control/Buttons good luck!
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

thanks alot! well i guess tomorrow i will just give it a shot :/ i cant really mess it up i dont think and if worse comes to worse i can order a new one off of moparamerica right? I just couldnt find the part. I needa order a new information center area too because 2 of the buttons are so wore light just shines through in a circle
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

i think some ppl have been buying them off of ebay...
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

or look on ebay for the replacement of the whole controls as a unit ... you can find it for cheap if u look around
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

nevermind Moe beat me to it LOL
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

i will have to look into that right now.. if i could figure out what to search for ahah


when i decide to buy, i just pull the old ones out and put new ones in their spot? seems more difficult than that
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

easy as that LOL
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

I pull off shift bezel, the radio bezel, then center bezel. Then what will i see, everything plugged in? unplug, then plug new one in?
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Re: noob, first problem help please :)

one last question before i head to radio shake to get the bulb and make the repair.... all the lights are green, but i found a topic saying to use RS part # 272-1154 12v- 50mA Bi Pin lamp 5000hr. These are clear, shouldnt I be using green?

lastly, should the cruise control lights on steering wheel be lit up?
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