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Old 02-18-2011
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no. the **** doesn't light up from the factory. only the 3 little circles above it.

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The dash on the switch **** doesn't light on the headlight switch, but it does on the 4x4 & hvac *****. It might be possible to drill out one of the other ***** to make the shaft fit the different **** to make the headlight switch light up, but it would be a bit of work.

An easier solution would be to drill a 3mm hole in the headlight switch **** for a 3mm led, wire it up with some flexible wire that taps into the regular illumination wiring.

It wouldn't be a dash, but even a 3mm circle would be better than nothing.
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Old thread but this turned up as I was searching to see if anyone had modded the stock switch to light up.

I am going to mod the stock switch by drilling a small hole in it and then cutting some of the underside of the dash switch so that light will seep below the 3 circles. I have some fiber optic cable that I will use to then put into the switch and have an illuminated green circle /dot on the switch.

I'll post pictures once I'm done but should be kinda subtle but will look neat.

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Here is an update for my LED in the headlight switch. Wasn't too hard to do either.

Looks good!

-Nigel
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