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If it is then mine doesn't seem to be working. I swear that I've seen it lit at some stage...:crazyeyes
 

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'Recirculate' Is Very Dim

On my 2007 Elise, the lefthand button, to turn on AC, is a fairly bright blue LED that I can see even in fairly bright sunlight, with the top open. When the righthand button, for recirculate, is pressed the only time I can see the blue LED is when it's dark - it is very dim.
 

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On my 2007 Elise, the lefthand button, to turn on AC, is a fairly bright blue LED that I can see even in fairly bright sunlight, with the top open. When the righthand button, for recirculate, is pressed the only time I can see the blue LED is when it's dark - it is very dim.
...i recently had my recirculate switch and associated electronic module replaced, and i can barely tell that mine is turned on unless it's dark, and even then i often have to lean my eye level down toward the switch and cup it with my hand to make certain it's lit...my main air conditioning switch, however, beams bright as day...

...i guess it's nice to know that they all do that?.. TADTS
 

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Yes, they are backlit.
What?!? Seriously?!? While my a/c button and recirculate button have a light in them (kind of like the headlight buttons, but blue), the knobs and general face of the HVAC controls on my '07 have never been backlit. When it's dark out, it's a guessing game as to what temperature is set or where the air is going (e.g. foot, face, or defrost). Has this been broken since day 1?

-Brad
 

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Sorry to scam on your post, but i`ve had a question to a while, and never bothered to post...in the same backlit departement.

At night It`s very hard to see my guages ( speedo and tach ) there is a very faint glow, but thats it...everytime I check my speed it take a second or 2 for my eyes to focus, it`s very hard to see the numbers. do I have a burnt bulb or something?

And i`ll have to check, but I don`t think my hvac has any light...except the ac botton :crazyeyes
 

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What?!? Seriously?!? While my a/c button and recirculate button have a light in them (kind of like the headlight buttons, but blue), the knobs and general face of the HVAC controls on my '07 have never been backlit. When it's dark out, it's a guessing game as to what temperature is set or where the air is going (e.g. foot, face, or defrost). Has this been broken since day 1?

-Brad
Yep. Seriously. The knobs aren't but the face is. If I have time I'll snap a picture so you can see what you've been missing ;).
 

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Yep - they should be backlit; here is mine (apologies for crappy images)

<img src="http://www.elisetalk.com/gallery/files//4500-IMG00010.jpg" alt="HVAC lights" />
<img src="http://www.elisetalk.com/gallery/files//4500-DSCF1957.JPG" alt="HVAC Lights" />
<img src="http://www.elisetalk.com/gallery/files//4500-DSCF1950.JPG" alt="111S dashboard" />
 

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I've noticed that my HVAC controls are lit MOST of the time. The other night they didn't come on with the rest of the dash lights until I turned on of the nobs. Then all was good:shrug:
 

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Yep. Seriously. The knobs aren't but the face is. If I have time I'll snap a picture so you can see what you've been missing ;).
Apparently, what I've been missing, is a freakin' clue. Pardon me, for a moment, maybe this will help me:

:thwack:

My control panel is backlit. Always has been. The problem is that the knobs aren't backlit, which I know is how they were designed. I guess I just remembered what a hassle it is to adjust anything HVAC when it's nighttime. The hassle is not knowing where the dots on the knobs are when it's dark (I've found a workaround, BTW). Somehow, that translated into not being able to see anything. Again, my bad. I'm an idiot.

-Brad
 
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