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Old 06-06-2011, 12:41 AM   #1
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Here I am. I have a 2002 Buick LeSabre Limited which I have had since new, 9 years and 360,000 kilometers ago. Love the car and it still runs like a dream. One problem I have is that the lights in the climate control and radio panels have gone out, and I am not sure if you have to replace the panels to get them working again, or is there another way? I have replaced some of the buttons on the steering wheel controls and heated seat buttons, but I can't see these panels being fixed the same way - too many buttons and lights. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Welcome. Judging by your name, i'm assuming you're from the east coast of Canada?

I have the same problem on my 02 Century. None of the lights on the climate control work, and a couple in the radio are gone. I'm not sure if its hard to change them in the climaate control, but I don't think its very easy to take apart.
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the lights are more than likely soldered on to a circuit board. to replace them will be difficult if you don't know how to solder.

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Actually, I think the lights in the climate control have the colored rubber "condom" on them.. I'm not even sure if they can be changed..
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I've got the same problem with my '97 Bonneville. On mine, the lights seem to be in some sort of holder; however, for the life of me, I can't figure out how they come out (if at all).
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Welcome to the forum!

my dad has an 02 lesabre too.. seems like he has had a problem with everything in it EXCEPT the dash lights
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welcome, you could replace them with the regular lights and cover the panel with what ever color opaque plastic or sometimes saran wrap you want
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Welcome to the forum. I believe there is a write up in techinfo/electrical about changing the lights. They need to be soldered in.
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