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Old 02-16-12, 07:29 AM
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Below the instrument cluster and about 6 inches to the right of the steering column (mounted on a plate) is a **** and small indicator light.Tthe light comes on when you turn the **** fully clockwise until it clicks.i can't tell what it's for and can't find anything about it in the owners manual.Does anyone know what it does? tx.
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Old 02-16-12, 12:46 PM
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A pic would help out a lot so we can help you.

Thx!
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The only **** I see in the vicinity of the steering wheel on my 2011LS is well under the dash on the right (near the tire pressure TPMS controls) and I believe that **** is for setting the volume of the beep you hear when you lock/unlock the doors. But there is no light.

Yes a picture would be good.
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Old 02-16-12, 03:13 PM
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Default unknown **** and light

Thanks for looking.i'll take some pictures tomorrow.The **** and light that i'm asking about are to the right and above the **** that adjusts the volume for the buzzer.From other pictures i've seen of that area on other cars ,both may only be on the 2007l model. tx
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Its in the owners manual but it is the level of sound for key fob alerts and the other is the TPMS reset button
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Old 02-17-12, 05:29 PM
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Attached are three photos of the **** and light.i think this will help. tx
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Old 02-17-12, 05:31 PM
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that doesn't look factory, my friend
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Old 02-17-12, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by cheez80 View Post
that doesn't look factory, my friend
I agree and could not even offer a guess as to what it's purpose is. Maybe another member is familiar with it.
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if it looks like a telephone plug behind it that is probably a bass ****. i have one for my aftermarket amp.
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That is the switch to activate the KITT red strobe light in the front grill

Def aftermarket
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So park at dark in front of a building with mirroring walls, and see how it looks like
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Originally Posted by Dema View Post
So park at dark in front of a building with mirroring walls, and see how it looks like
LMFAO!!!!! #helloMichael
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Flux Capacitor, or Passenger Ejection button ...??
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Vtec controller. lol
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I am surprised you thought Lexus would put something in that shoddy looking into an LS. lol. Not factory but I am curious as to what it as well. did you try to look underneath the little box to see if there is a brand or some other indicator on it??
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