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    Bald Tire
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    AC center console not illuminating

    Have a 2006 H3 and two of the three knobs for the AC heating console are not illuminating when driving at night.
    Do I need to replace the three knobs or can I repair them?

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    Bogger
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    It's just the light bulbs in them have burnt out. It is possible to open up the control and replace the bulbs. You need to remove the control unit first, it's screwed onto the center console trim panel, which itself just clips in place. It's been a while since I did mine so I can't recall if they were the twist in bulbs or if they are soldered in place. I didn't take any pictures either.
    2008 H3 Alpha

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    Bald Tire
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    Thanks , will attempt to try your solution and post the results

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    You can find replacement LEDs on eBay and similar sites. Here's one example. Note that there are different temperature bulbs so finding the OEM color may not be easy - I'd replace all three while in there so they match.


 

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