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Old 02-15-11, 01:40 PM   #16
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oh and BTW, you can always buy a set of working needles from ebay, the needles themselves are easy to replace, pull off and push in. You do run a risk of them burning out eventually but from what people are saying here, sending it to get it redone isn't much of a guarantee no matter where you go anyways.
Interesting, Ill have to just try to pull them off and see what happens. I thank you for that.
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Old 02-15-11, 03:24 PM   #17
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damn im glad i read this lol....definitely not sending my unit in ill just replace the needles lol...
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Old 02-15-11, 04:38 PM   #18
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damn... i was set on sending mine out when all the bulbs die but now I'm having mixed feelings about this...
chit money on my block doesn't grow on trees even when i live in the suburbs
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^^ same here good thing this was brought up...
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So apparently there are now 4 of us that want to get these things fixed, I thought I saw a guy in Washington off ebay that will fix them.
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So apparently there are now 4 of us that want to get these things fixed, I thought I saw a guy in Washington off ebay that will fix them.
isnt it o.l.t?
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Old 02-15-11, 05:50 PM   #22
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Spend a few hours of research and learn to do it yourself. If lextech can do it so can you.

Save time money and peace of mind

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/es30...t-needles.html

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Looks like a hustle to do but I'd be interested in someone else fixing mine if anybody has any info.
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Old 02-15-11, 08:22 PM   #24
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Spend a few hours of research and learn to do it yourself. If lextech can do it so can you.

Save time money and peace of mind

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/es30...t-needles.html
I had seen that, I wasnt sure if the needles were done the same way. Im going to run this by one of the guys at my work tomorrow, they build medical lasers so Im sure this would be a cake walk.
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Im trying to get mine fixed. I already figured out how to do most of the stuff on my car by myself so as soon as I get the needles done I will let you guys know.
So far I can do the climate control LCD, the lights behind it and the buttons / cluster, just gotta figure out a good solution for the needles.
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Old 02-16-11, 10:32 AM   #26
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I was probably a little harsh with my words. I didn't mean for it to come across as though it didn't recognize or appreciate your extra efforts for my situation because I did. I actually do really like the cluster and climate control. My mechanic thought it was really cool and had me show him where I got it done at. I'm sure my failed needles can be fixed without much effort. Just a matter of making time for these things. Thanks for the response.

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Sorry I couldn't help you back then. Motherboards are not related to lighting fixes. Just wanted to try and help out with a replacement I had laying around.
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