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Old 13-01-2020, 06:22 PM
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Wondering if anyone can tell me what bulb this is?

Having tried an LED I know that it is a 12V but canít find the bulb type anywhere at the moment.

It seems like the JDM and UK spec have different bulbs.

It has come from the heater console and sits behind the dials for temp, speed etc.

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Old 13-01-2020, 07:24 PM
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That first bulb isn't an LED, it's just a filament bulb with long leads.
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Old 13-01-2020, 07:30 PM
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I didn’t explain that very well.
Tried a 5v LED and it blew straight away so I’m guessing it’s 12v. Don’t have a multimeter to check but will grab one to take a look.
The original bulb was the standard filament (the one in the middle) but I cant find a filament that small anywhere which is why i tried led which seem to be a lot smaller. The Smaller LED for but the larger one was too big.

No writing on the bulb and searches seem to go nowhere!
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Old 13-01-2020, 07:59 PM
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If you want to go down the LED route these would probably work.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?m...2F131410520283

They're 3mm, not sure what size the original bulb is.
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Old 14-01-2020, 01:44 PM
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Thanks Red Baron

These are too big and have a resistor soldered in which makes it impossible to fit into the little twisty fixture that holds it behind the dials.

I am going to head to a breakers and see if I can rip them out of an old dash
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Old 14-01-2020, 04:07 PM
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Hadn't realised they had to wind round something. Knew I had a link to these somewhere as they're the same as the ones used in the Hazard and Heated window switches in a classic, worth a try if Simon can't find his console.

https://cpc.farnell.com/sli-ebt/7219...ens/dp/SC00339

https://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/light...937,4294884780
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