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Old 12-06-2018, 09:43 PM   #1
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Hola Peeps!
I have been looking for rocker switches with a light indicator to replace the ones that ETI provides and have been unable to locate. Any ideas on a source?

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Wonder if you could replace just the rocker switch with this?

https://www.rvupgradestore.com/Multi...-p/19-0176.htm
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Old 12-06-2018, 10:00 PM   #3
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Wonder if you could replace just the rocker switch with this?

https://www.rvupgradestore.com/Multi...-p/19-0176.htm


Thanks for the link Kent! I’ll run with this and see how it works out.

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Old 12-06-2018, 10:28 PM   #4
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An inexpensive way to keep the factory look would be to just drill a hole in the switch or frame from the back side once removed (so you don’t drill into something important) and push in a 12 volt led. Hook one up to each switch and each will come on when they are activated. A little hot glue on the back of the led will secure it in place. It will just look like a little bump when your done as in the photo.

I can see why you may want one for the outside light...just not why you would need the inside light indicator. You may only need to install one led.

Here is a 10 pack of 12 volt leds for under $3 and free shipping to the US. (It is usually free shipping to Canada but because of the postal strike it is going to take a while before it returns to normal)

10pcs 3mm 12v Colorful LED Lamp Light Set Pre Wired 12V DC Wired led red yellow blue green white orange purple pink warm white -in Diodes from Electronic Components & Supplies on Aliexpress.com | Alibaba Group
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Old 12-06-2018, 10:31 PM   #5
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This is a direct replacement for the ETI switches. The catch is that you have to wire a third (neutral) wire to a third contact on the switch, so you probably have to run that wire from somewhere nearby, hopefully.

JR Products 12045 Red Illuminated... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002UC6PKU?ref=yo_pop_ma_swf

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Old 12-07-2018, 09:41 AM   #6
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I can see why you may want one for the outside light...just not why you would need the inside light indicator. You may only need to install one led. [/url]

These two rocker switches control my outside lights. I would also like one for the power awning switch.
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This is a direct replacement for the ETI switches. The catch is that you have to wire a third (neutral) wire to a third contact on the switch, so you probably have to run that wire from somewhere nearby, hopefully.
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Thanks! I can take care of that. Appreciate the confirmation of the switch swap info.

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Over the years, there have been many posts on how to dim blue LED indicator lights on various electronic devices. Seems a small light in a small space has big impact.
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These two rocker switches control my outside lights. I would also like one for the power awning switch.
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Fred M.
Thanks for the clarification.

On the 2018 19 one operates the outside light and the other the 3 inside roof lights.

I will look at the switch today. I would like to install a led on the bottom of the outside light switch pointing down. This way you can still see the led is on but it will also shed a bit of light on the floor at the doorway in the dark.

I will check out the power awning switch as well.
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Over the years, there have been many posts on how to dim blue LED indicator lights on various electronic devices. Seems a small light in a small space has big impact.
Yes, and that includes the green LED on the Escape provided 12V/USB receptacles. In my 21 with the additional cabinet over the drawer stack, is shines directly at the bed. A small piece of electrical tape works well!
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