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Daylight instrument lights

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Tmktexas, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. Dec 28, 2015 at 8:41 AM
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    Tmktexas

    Tmktexas [OP] New Member

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    Just traded in my 2013 Tundra for a 2016 one. Love it. Just curious though, 1st thing I noticed right away was new one doesn't have daytime instrument lights. The '13 had a nice orange color that you could see w sunglasses on during the day. Toyota is so good w design and ergonomics that this surprises me. Now it's hard to see instruments during bright day w shades on. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Dec 28, 2015 at 10:04 AM
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    Sean266

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    Adjust it using the dim switch to the left and see if that helps at all.
     
  3. Dec 28, 2015 at 11:15 AM
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    If the headlights are on the interior lights are dimmed a lot. Try turning off the headlights.
     
  4. Dec 30, 2015 at 9:01 AM
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    There isn't any dim switch and I have lights off. It was just a nice feature on old truck during day. You can see panel during the day for the most part, it's just at certain sun angles w sunglasses on it just washes out. It is just an observation by me. No fix. Thanks though for your comments.
     
  5. Dec 30, 2015 at 9:04 AM
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    There is nothing that I can find to get the cluster to turn on without at least the park lights on then my radio is so dim I can't see it with sun glasses on.
     
  6. Dec 30, 2015 at 10:19 AM
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    On my 2015 Dash light dimmer control is the odometer trip knob. Located at the odometer, just turn left or right.
     
  7. Dec 30, 2015 at 10:21 AM
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    The radio has to be adjusted through the radio controls. It's hard to see either way when sun glares on it.
     
  8. Sep 7, 2016 at 7:11 AM
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    GoHuskers

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    I got this same problem..On my '12 Taco there is a rotary knob to adjust, on my '15 GX460 there is a rectangular button to adjust, on my '16 Tundra...there is NONE....

    I'll try what JumpnJack said above and hope it will work.....
     
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