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Tiny light near sunroof switch?

Discussion in 'Kia Stinger Interior Discussion' started by PartieArtie, Feb 10, 2018.

  1. PartieArtie

    PartieArtie United States Newish Member

    I have noticed there is a tiny light that is sometimes on and sometimes off near the sunroof switch. Its not bright enough to illuminate anything so its some sort of indicator light. What is it for? I have looked through the manual but didn't find anything.
     
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  2. Chris

    Chris United States Stinger Enthusiast

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    It's in my optima and my kids Jeep as well. It is not an indicator. It is a light to light up the center console. (Cup holder area) it is not very bright on purpose as that would be annoying. But it does make a difference. Next time it's dark, out one hand down by the cup holders and then cover the light it a finger from your other hand. You will definitely notice a difference.
     
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  3. Bwebb

    Bwebb United States Member

    Well said. That little light does a perfect job of helping see what you are doing without being obtrusive. Put a tiny piece of translucent colored plastic or tape over/in the hole and some instant one color mood lighting can be had. Haha.
     
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  4. Kia Stinger

    Kia Stinger United States Administrator Staff Member

    Yes, I have it in my Accord as well. In fact, I can't remember the last time I had a car that didn't have it. :)
     
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  5. Sting

    Sting Australia Active Member

    How about a pic of this light, not sure what or where.
     
  6. voon

    voon Switzerland Active Member

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    "Ambient light" in that case.
     
  7. eflyguy

    eflyguy United States Member

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    Looks like it's by the sunroof switch..

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  8. AV8R

    AV8R Australia Stinger Enthusiast

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    It’s for selfies! :)
     
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  9. mikeceli

    mikeceli United States Member

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    I believe the light is there so the overhead console can be used in applications w/ manual transmission. Federal law requires some light on a stick. I know the Stinger is not offered w/ a stick.
     
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  10. AV8R

    AV8R Australia Stinger Enthusiast

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    Light on a stick? That’s a wand! Harry Potter May like that one!
    The Harry Potter limited edition Stinger light on a stick! :D
     
  11. Berzerker

    Berzerker United States Member

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    Do you have a source on that? Seems like an odd requirement, I can't find anything with a few quick google searches.
     
  12. mikeceli

    mikeceli United States Member

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  13. Berzerker

    Berzerker United States Member

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    Ah yes, how could I ignore the useful "[".
     
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  14. Kia Stinger

    Kia Stinger United States Administrator Staff Member

    I was thinking the exact same thing. Thank you for clarifying...
     
  15. eflyguy

    eflyguy United States Member

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    I disagree!!!!

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    AV8R Australia Stinger Enthusiast

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  17. Chris

    Chris United States Stinger Enthusiast

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    Add them altogether:
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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    AV8R Australia Stinger Enthusiast

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  19. AV8R

    AV8R Australia Stinger Enthusiast

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    Crap emojis don’t work! Lol
     
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  20. voon

    voon Switzerland Active Member

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    I already thought you're this cunning guy posting a space. but alas, I am disapointed :p
     
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