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Old 06-03-2009, 08:53 AM
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Outlook Monitor Going Dim

Just noticed a couple nights ago that the blue lighting in my outlook has gotten so dim I can hardly see it at night. Anyone had this problem?
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:30 AM
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My edge insite monitor does this when it sits in the hot sun for a little while when the truck isnt running, i always unplug it for a while and maybe throw the monitor in the glove box to cool down for a few minutes plug it back in and its good to go. other than that i dont have any other way to remedy this, maybe someone else knows how to fix this.
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:36 AM
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my buddys outlook did that for a few weeks then it just went out completely. as for getting it fixed he said he called them and they wanted him to send it in and they could repair it but it would take awhile.
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Old 06-03-2009, 03:18 PM
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Mine died too. Right at 14 months of course. Sure wish I had gone with the gauges.
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Old 06-04-2009, 07:00 PM
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Fixed mine today. Went to the Electronic Parts Outlet and got a super bright green LED. Sanded it down some with the dremmel to fit and soldered it in. Now it's just as bright and the same color green as the factory panel.
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Old 06-06-2009, 03:33 PM
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mine only goes dead when the monitor warms up.. i will try to change the LED.
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Old 06-07-2009, 04:54 PM
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Update.....the superbright LED is a little too bright. It's around twice as bright as the factory gauges. Not unbearable, but definitely something to get used to.
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Update.....the superbright LED is a little too bright. It's around twice as bright as the factory gauges. Not unbearable, but definitely something to get used to.
yeah, i will just go with a normal LED.. is it a white LED in there now? kinda looks a little blue.
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Old 06-09-2009, 02:13 PM
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fixed it today with a white LED..... works good now!!
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