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HVAC display bulb size...

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#1 Komeuppance

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 01:36 AM

So I finally decided to finish my HVAC control relocate, been waiting on my lazy self to solder up some new bulbs so the display would light up and I wouldn't have to count which temperature I was setting it at LOL... only took almost 3 years.

Anyway... the bulb size / number is 2162. Specs are 14v 1.4watts.
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What you need to do is unwrap the wire from the plastic base and wrap the new wire leads in, that's why the bulb has a long wire.


Anyway... I didn't find this out until AFTER I directly soldered a different bulb size in LOL... which is a bulb size / number 74, same specs 14v/1.4watts.

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The #74 bulb is easily found in auto parts stores if you don't want to have to wait to order. I split the leads apart and soldered directly to the copper contact points on the display board.
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BTW, if you go this route, make sure you have needle nose pliers handy... if you drop the bulb inside, it's a b to get out.

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#2 JohnnyWadd

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Posted 19 June 2012 - 08:12 PM

Cool. Found this topic in advanced search words=relocate  author= komeuppance
Was expecting to find the cruise relocate thread i heard about.
EDIT: i should have used the keyword "hide"
http://www.starquest...ol&fromsearch=1

Edited by JohnnyWadd, 19 June 2012 - 08:17 PM.





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