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Little blue light what is it?

I give up, can't find it anywhere in the book. What is that little blue indicator light in the center of the overhead console between the map lights? It's on most all the time...

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I give up, can't find it anywhere in the book. What is that little blue indicator light in the center of the overhead console between the map lights? It's on most all the time...
It's not an indicator. It's low-level lighting for the console area, and I think it's PRETTY COOL!

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It is there to make people wonder what it is for, I think.

http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/...d-console.html
http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/...lue-light.html
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Are you kidding me??? everyone asks me and I say I dunt know..

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Ambient lighting.
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Are you kidding me??? everyone asks me and I say I dunt know..
Turn your dash lights down some night and look at the console.

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Yep...it glows down to give your center console some light. I had a VW that had red lights like that in the bottom of the mirror. They gave a nice red reflection off the console and really made a nice difference.

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http://www.scoobymods.com/showthread...28.html?t=9828


Changing the color, It's a Forester but may work the same for OB's.

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulle...-2009-a-72512/
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Think of it as a Nite-light for you Subaru
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Every cockpit in any commercial aircraft has a similar ambient illumination with similar night illumination (mostly red) that does not conflict with reading the instrument panel gauges and fly-by-wire instruments. Some of the members on this forum could confirm that as well....

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