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    2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Anybody know the part number of the bulbs and how many there are so I can order some? I think they are 194's. Will any size LED 194 fit? Some have 10 LED's, some have 13 LED's and some are flat with one LED.

    I searched on here but I only see an 02 and I think the bulbs are different. If you can point me to a thread that I missed I'll look it up there...

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Anyone?

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    I have a 03 with some dash lights out also, I know how you feel as of lately my clock, urpa and traction control buttons along with half of the radio face is needing new bulbs the switches and clock I am thinking of tackling but I am going to replace the radio my suggestion is to use a small led to minimize issues.

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    I just replaced my whole dash with blue led,s. They are soldered in except for the clock and head switch. I bought the led,s at autolumination .com. Look under dash and gauge bulbs group 74.

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Quote Originally Posted by TLMC View Post
    I just replaced my whole dash with blue led,s. They are soldered in except for the clock and head switch. I bought the led,s at autolumination .com. Look under dash and gauge bulbs group 74.
    Ah, damn they're soldered... Oh well, I can still do it. Group 74. Thank you!!!!

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Quote Originally Posted by TLMC View Post
    I just replaced my whole dash with blue led,s. They are soldered in except for the clock and head switch. I bought the led,s at autolumination .com. Look under dash and gauge bulbs group 74.
    Which lights did you go with specifically? There are a million under that group... I want the brightest that I can replace them with...

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    I went with 1/8 wide x 3/4. I found that any bigger they won,t fit and they come with a plastic base to plug in. I removed the base to solder them in.

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Quote Originally Posted by TLMC View Post
    I went with 1/8 wide x 3/4. I found that any bigger they won,t fit and they come with a plastic base to plug in. I removed the base to solder them in.
    Ok great thank you

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    there right above #74 wedge base bulbs. this web site does not give part #,s for bulbs and can be confusing. also these bulbs are polorized , so make sure + to +

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLMC
    I just replaced my whole dash with blue led,s. They are soldered in except for the clock and head switch. I bought the led,s at autolumination .com. Look under dash and gauge bulbs group 74.
    Are all of them this way? I ask cause I have some bulbs out in my ac controls, the headlight switch light cuts in and out along with half the radio lights and the buttons for the traction control and park sensors are blown.

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Yes there all soldered in except for the headlight switch. As far as the radio I don,t know, that,s what inspired me to change the rest of my dash to blue because the pioneer unit I installed has blue lights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLMC
    Yes there all soldered in except for the headlight switch. As far as the radio I don,t know, that,s what inspired me to change the rest of my dash to blue because the pioneer unit I installed has blue lights.
    Crap I was hoping it would a bit easier to do

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Yeah I don't feel like ripping apart that gauge cluster... I actually enjoy soldering but I don't have the time with a 3 week old here. I need to set that time aside to install my amp and build the enclosure for my 18" AA Havoc.

    There are guys on eBay the do the service with an exchange. The good ones are 300-400.00. This is a thorough refurbish though which includes stepper motors etc.... Yeah that's a good 325.00 profit...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CRSO
    Yeah I don't feel like ripping apart that gauge cluster... I actually enjoy soldering but I don't have the time with a 3 week old here. I need to set that time aside to install my amp and build the enclosure for my 18" AA Havoc.

    There are guys on eBay the do the service with an exchange. The good ones are 300-400.00. This is a thorough refurbish though which includes stepper motors etc.... Yeah that's a good 325.00 profit...
    My gauge cluster is fine it had been replaced under the recall gm had it's the rest of the dash that I have to replace the bulbs.

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    Re: 2003 ESV Dash Lights Out. Want To Replace With Bright LED's

    Quote Originally Posted by the cadillac man View Post
    My gauge cluster is fine it had been replaced under the recall gm had it's the rest of the dash that I have to replace the bulbs.
    Ah no s&^t, mine too... I have to tackle that also.

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