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Old 01-08-2011, 01:22 PM   #51
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Great writeup! I did the bulb replacement just now and the fog light button and cruise control buttons now illuminate. Thanks a lot.
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Old 01-15-2011, 10:27 PM   #52
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Just stumbled across this thread and all I have to say is thank you! Not only has it been 2 years since my fog and cruse switches lit up but I also found a bulb that will work in my old skool Greddy gauges!
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Old 05-06-2011, 04:00 PM   #53
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My intercooler sprayer button burned out went to the dealer he told me they only sell the entire switch.Went to radio shack and they didnt have anything will try another store.
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Old 06-09-2011, 07:44 PM   #54
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great info, saved me $60 for fog/cruise switches and now the switches work again
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Old 08-11-2011, 07:02 PM   #55
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IDIM : past tense of DIY

Thanks much, just did this to my fog light switch. Worked great!

Note to others, I found the bulbs in the drawers in the back of the store filed under Flashlight bulbs.
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Old 08-23-2011, 08:13 PM   #56
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+1 My cruise button stopped lighting up yesterday so went out and did this. Also my fog light button never was lite since I've owned the car, went and replaced that one also with the same steps. It was really simple and easy to do! Thanks for the write up!
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Old 10-08-2011, 10:49 PM   #57
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I followed these instructions on my 99 Legacy station wagon. It worked like a charm. Only difference is that I had both lamps and so I replaced both. I also used a little dab of silicon on the end of the lamp, being careful to keep the wires separated, to help extend the Radio Shack lamp a little ways out of the mount, providing more light for the switch. Worked perfectly!

Thanks so much for posting this in such great detail!
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:06 PM   #58
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Awesome, I have been in need of this work quite a while.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:38 PM   #59
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Sweet. Now if was that easy to switch to red.
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Old 04-23-2014, 02:51 PM   #60
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Old thread bump. Thanks for the write up! I've been wondering for 1.5 years if the switch was supposed to light up or not!
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Old 04-25-2014, 04:27 PM   #61
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Saved my bros life with this thread... thanks!!!!
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