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Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:16 pm

Some have suggested using nail polish to help find the door unlock button.

My suggestion is to use clear adhesive-backed bumpers (often used to protect table tops). These are about 1/4" in diameter and you can still see the button icon through it.

I used one on the door unlock button and another on the driver's window switch.

I also used one on the radio volume button. For this one I trimmed the two sides of the button (to make it narrower) and it fit between the two raised bumps, so had a flatter surface to adhere to.
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Re: Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Sun Jul 03, 2016 4:55 pm

Don't forget to center your door mirror remote control switch :o
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Re: Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:41 am

Nice tip!
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Re: Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:22 am

Great tips... Why cant the Einsteins at Nissan think of these things...

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Re: Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:05 am

Nice! Finding unlit buttons at night is a pain.
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Re: Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:21 pm

Thanks for the tip. Looks like you spilled your cocaine in that first photo. ;)
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Re: Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:41 pm

You can also use the Service menu in LeafSpy Pro to change how the door locks work. I set mine to auto-unlock when the car is put into Park so I don't have to fiddle with the door lock buttons when I stop to check my mail (I leave the car on). The default setting is to auto-unlock when you turn the car off.Image

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Re: Rubber bumpers to find the buttons

Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:32 pm

I was wondering about this. Since I bought a used Leaf (2013 SL) I didn't know if those lights on the door (lock and unlock in particular) were burnt out when I bought it or if they just aren't supposed to light up. :?:
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