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tjmjnj 01-06-2012 06:20 PM

I have a green light shining down from my overhead console
 
It's in front of the power sliding window switch (so it's towards the back of the truck about an inch) - upon looking up into the space there is a round hole with a green light shining through. What in the world is this for? If I put my hand up there to activate the switch it's shining a nice green beam down.

Studbuster 01-06-2012 06:33 PM

A piece of electrical tape will fix that unless you like the light on your console like designed.
I didn't like the reflection.

tjmjnj 01-06-2012 06:41 PM

I don't have a center console - I have a column shift model. The light appears to always be on and not bright enough to light up anything more than 10" below the roof. Is the light really designed to illuminate a center console? Seems odd.

moparman7272 01-06-2012 06:46 PM

Believe it or not whenyou have a console shift truck at night it does light up he console. It is not super bright but can get annoying at night.

tjmjnj 01-06-2012 06:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by moparman7272 (Post 689113)
Believe it or not whenyou have a console shift truck at night it does light up he console. It is not super bright but can get annoying at night.

Ah, OK then.. I wonder if I could find a small lens to fit over the hole I could direct it to illuminate the massive fold out 3 cup holder. I just set the squirrel cage in motion..

GTyankee 01-06-2012 06:59 PM

It is what Dodge calls an ASH TRAY light
I believe it is connected to the Rheostat dimmer‎ switch that dims & brightens your EVIC, it is pretty much a POS
The light also throws a reflection on your passenger side window at night, it is distracting to me, i sometimes drive all night long & i can see it out of the corner of my eye
I would like to have a directional beam LED there instead, maybe in Blue
Maybe something like this one that is on my alarm system, but non blinking. This one is located on my 115V AC outlet

http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/4070/dscf0340.jpg

CTYHNTR 01-06-2012 07:51 PM

I remember noticing this light and wondering what the hell it was for. One day i needed to get some change out of the console storage hole and realized it was illuminating that area, so then I assumed that must be what its for. it doesnt really annoy me like some others though, although it would be nice if you could turn it off.

jammons5126 01-06-2012 08:01 PM

the only thing i dont like about it is that it aint directional. mine faces straight down and really dont bright up anything.

RansRAM 01-06-2012 08:03 PM

I actually love this little light, at night it shines just enough light on the centre console so I can find my coffee :D

brad12kx 01-06-2012 08:28 PM

:iagree: And the 'Loyal Customer' coffee card. :smileup:


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