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Old 03-23-2008, 03:48 PM   #1
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Changing LEDs in Defroster Buttons

So I have new defroster buttons and wanted to change the LEDs to blue.

Now for all those who did the LED changes on these buttons, I need help figuring out how to take and panel apart without breaking it!

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take a 1/8" drill bit to all those black dots (not the gray ones!!), looks like theres 8 of em. be careful and once those are free the green board will come out
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Okay, then after that, how do i reattach the circuit board? Maybe use silicone or something?
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I just slid it back on the posts and it stays just fine
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alright, thanks! ill do this tonight or tomorrow and reply as to how it went!
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I used a very sharp xacto knife to cut the little black tabs off. Then I used a hot glue gun and dabbed a bit of glue on each post.
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and also, are the leds for the oem buttons 5mm or 3mm? i have both, just wondering!
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where do you buy colored 3mm LED lights?
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http://www.oznium.com/

thats a great site! i've bought from them many times!
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