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    Hey guys. Been meaning to ask this a while. On my speedo just after the 140mph mark there seems to be a light or something just after the last notches. If it is a light it's never come on. Have a look

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    Maybe it's a you have reached 150mph- just don't ever expect to see it lit up
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    Quote Originally Posted by jrfty View Post
    Maybe it's a you have reached 150mph
    Yer a little smiley face lights up

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    It's a light sensor for the odometer, I believe.

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    I suppose that you could legitimately say if you ever reach it, that you acheived light speed...

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    lol, lightspeed light sensor as in would detect when its dark and put dash lights on?

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    Adjusts the brightness according to the light it detects (dims them when it's super dark to avoid glare). Only when your lights are on.
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    i've hit that speed, light didnt come on

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    Quote Originally Posted by cforehead View Post
    Adjusts the brightness according to the light it detects (dims them when it's super dark to avoid glare). Only when your lights are on.
    Oh right. Can dim myself with dimmer switch

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    LOL aside from the jokes above , it is indeed a light sensor, dimms or brightens according to surroundings.

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