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2007+ Ip Gauge Brightness, Need help from 07/08 owners.
tintigab
post Sep 16 2008, 10:31 AM
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Anyone driving a 2007 (or 2008): Can you check to see how dim your dash lights will go?

Every other truck or car I've had can dim the lights all the way to dark, but my 07 Burb leaves the main gauges much too bright even at full dimming. All the other lights for the radio, door switches, etc, are so dark they can hardly be read, yet the main gauges are still blinding when driving at night on a dark road. This makes dodging deer in remote areas even more challenging. They main gauges seem to dim at a different rate than the other interior lights.

I'm trying to find out if my truck is an anomaly, or if this is just they way the new trucks are made. Thanks in advance.
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post Sep 16 2008, 10:35 AM
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QUOTE(tintigab @ Sep 16 2008, 12:31 PM) [snapback]218844[/snapback]

Anyone driving a 2007 (or 2008): Can you check to see how dim your dash lights will go?

Every other truck or car I've had can dim the lights all the way to dark, but my 07 Burb leaves the main gauges much too bright even at full dimming. All the other lights for the radio, door switches, etc, are so dark they can hardly be read, yet the main gauges are still blinding when driving at night on a dark road. This makes dodging deer in remote areas even more challenging. They main gauges seem to dim at a different rate than the other interior lights.

I'm trying to find out if my truck is an anomaly, or if this is just they way the new trucks are made. Thanks in advance.



I have heard the same complaint from 2 other members, seems like a normal issue for the NNBS trucks.


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post Sep 16 2008, 10:54 AM
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Tint it, go to Wal Mart and get a roll of 50% (about $12) You'll be all set, with a custom mod! smile.gif


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post Sep 16 2008, 11:11 AM
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I think the most logical solution would be to swap trucks with me


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post Sep 16 2008, 11:14 AM
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Stop by a dealer and ask to look inside some of them on the lot?


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post Sep 16 2008, 12:23 PM
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I have an 07 and I can turn the dial to get the gauges pretty dim.


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