radio function back lites


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radio function back lites

Postby m2102 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:59 am



hi all. new to the forum and like what i read. my question is does anyone have the model numbers for the little lites in the radio
of a 2000 gl15000se.the adio is i believe a panasonic rm-1500a.mine are next to gone and would like to relpace them



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Re: radio function back lites

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:55 am

I replaced mine with blue LEDs, so that they will never fail again. I've got the pictures from it so that I can write up a little how-to once I find the time.

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Re: radio function back lites

Postby m2102 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:21 am

WingAdmin wrote:I replaced mine with blue LEDs, so that they will never fail again. I've got the pictures from it so that I can write up a little how-to once I find the time.

anks for the reply.i downloaded the how to for the radio and will be a big help. where did you get your bulbs and what is the model numbers? are they all the same lites inside?

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Re: radio function back lites

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:39 pm

The lights inside are all the same. The LEDs are not direct replacements - I had to solder them in, along with resistors.

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Re: radio function back lites

Postby m2102 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:47 pm

thanks wingadmin,wasn't sure if all same or not.gives food for thought since the oem lites are getting harder to find




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