Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Steering wheel illumination

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Canada
    Country
    Canada
    Posts
    17
    Garage empty: add car
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts

    Steering wheel illumination

    Okay this has been bugging me.

    In some official Mitsubishi pictures like this one, the steering wheel controls are illuminated with orange LEDs.

    Name:  $(KGrHqNHJFIFIu!bbC3uBSS,--h4Kg--60_3.JPG
Views: 393
Size:  34.4 KB

    But in most other pictures, those buttons are just white.

    Are these buttons illuminated in any part of the world? And if not, would it be possible to take the illuminated buttons from a Lancer or Outlander and swap them into the Mirage?



  2. #2
    Moderator inuvik's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Coos Bay, OR
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    2,384
    Thanks
    1,954
    Thanked 878 Times in 629 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ecoboxer View Post
    Okay this has been bugging me.

    In some official Mitsubishi pictures like this one, the steering wheel controls are illuminated with orange LEDs.

    Name:  $(KGrHqNHJFIFIu!bbC3uBSS,--h4Kg--60_3.JPG
Views: 393
Size:  34.4 KB



    But in most other pictures, those buttons are just white.

    Are these buttons illuminated in any part of the world? And if not, would it be possible to take the illuminated buttons from a Lancer or Outlander and swap them into the Mirage?

    My steering wheel controls have orange back-lighting.

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.5 mpg (US) ... 17.2 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.7 mpg (Imp)


  3. The Following User Says Thank You to inuvik For This Useful Post:

    Daox (06-20-2018)

  4. #3
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Canada
    Country
    Canada
    Posts
    17
    Garage empty: add car
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by inuvik View Post
    My steering wheel controls have orange back-lighting.
    Can you post a picture? Do they have the white lettering?

  5. #4
    Member daleWV's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Location
    WV
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    97
    Thanks
    116
    Thanked 75 Times in 46 Posts
    Mine are illuminated too. I hadn't really noticed it before though. White lettering but show up as orange illumination when the vehicle lights are on.

  6. #5
    Senior Member IchabodCrane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    Thunder Bay, ON. CA
    Country
    Canada
    Posts
    724
    Thanks
    56
    Thanked 302 Times in 184 Posts
    white by day, orange by night.
    Attached Images Attached Images   
    Will weld for beer.

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 45.3 mpg (US) ... 19.3 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 54.5 mpg (Imp)


  7. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to IchabodCrane For This Useful Post:

    Daox (01-28-2017),inuvik (01-28-2017)

  8. #6
    Moderator inuvik's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Coos Bay, OR
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    2,384
    Thanks
    1,954
    Thanked 878 Times in 629 Posts
    Yup, my 2015 has orange speed & tach illumination also

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.5 mpg (US) ... 17.2 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.7 mpg (Imp)


  9. #7
    Senior Member IchabodCrane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Location
    Thunder Bay, ON. CA
    Country
    Canada
    Posts
    724
    Thanks
    56
    Thanked 302 Times in 184 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ecoboxer View Post
    Can you post a picture? Do they have the white lettering?
    Are you saying you have those controls but can't see them at night?
    I would expect that if you have the buttons on the steering wheel they should be backlit.
    I can't imagine they would be there without.
    Will weld for beer.

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 45.3 mpg (US) ... 19.3 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 54.5 mpg (Imp)


  10. #8
    Senior Member MightyMirageMpg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    wi
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    696
    Thanks
    387
    Thanked 271 Times in 172 Posts
    The newer style backlighting for the tach and speedo surely looks easier on the eyes

  11. #9
    Moderator inuvik's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Coos Bay, OR
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    2,384
    Thanks
    1,954
    Thanked 878 Times in 629 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by MightyMirageMpg View Post
    The newer style backlighting for the tach and speedo surely looks easier on the eyes
    I have the intensity turned down on mine and it's actually pretty nice

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.5 mpg (US) ... 17.2 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.7 mpg (Imp)


  12. The Following User Says Thank You to inuvik For This Useful Post:

    MightyMirageMpg (01-28-2017)

  13. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Location
    FL
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    119
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 35 Times in 24 Posts
    I just bought a 2018 G4 es and the steering wheel controls light up orange just like the speedo, tach and shifter.



  14. The Following User Says Thank You to FloridaG4 For This Useful Post:

    Cobrajet (06-20-2018)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •