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Old 04-29-2005, 03:44   #1 (permalink)
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Dash light brightness

Does anyone use a different luminence level other than the brghtest on the dash of their Falcon? I just use the brightest setting all the time and can't see any reason for having the button there in the first place.
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Old 04-29-2005, 06:35   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Dash light brightness

after driving for a while on quiet roads its easier and better for you eyes if you dim the dash, also improves your vision without the glare up close
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Re: Dash light brightness

Sounds fair enough. I've never been in that situation with this car but i find all the setting besides the brightest to be too dim.
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Re: Dash light brightness

Yeh mine are as dimmed as possible. At night if they are too bright- if I look at the cluster and it's too bright and I look up it seems to affect my vision a tad. I also find it easier to read without the glare. Interesting post all the same! Cheers.
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Old 04-30-2005, 05:07   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Dash light brightness

It must be in the ADRs somewhere as all cars seem to have this feature and I can't believe car makers would include it unless they had to.
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Re: Dash light brightness

After 4 or so years of ownership I only in the last couple of weeks I figured out the dash lights can be dimmed by accidentally pushing the interior light switch down a little further. haha
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Re: Dash light brightness

It's easier to see out the windscreen at night if the lights inside the car are dim.

Try it at home. At night, try looking out a window with lights on inside your house, then turn them off and you'll appreciate the difference.

My XR6 only has the 2-stage lights, but I drove my dads Ghia the other day and on it you can just about turn the dash lights off. It was great.

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Re: Dash light brightness

During the day if its dull, I have it on brightest.
At night on dimmest or second dimmest. Find bright lights inside too much.
THe old EL i could turn em right off, great in teh country.
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has anyone else here broken their interior light switch on there EL?
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Re: Dash light brightness

I've turned mine down cause i'm sick of replacing globes in the trip computer and climate control (Stupid red globes).
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