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After over 4 years of owning Nero, I still ain't figured out what this 'light' is for. It's never ever lit up, but it constantly bugs me every time that I look at the speedo. It probably just an empty aperture in the dial, but it must be relevant to one of the markets or models somewhere? Over the years I've asked on other forums, getting answers ranging from ejector seat to scud missile lock on
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Id say not ejector seat as you would bang the passengers head on the glass roof, scud launcher sounds good if theres a german in front but my guess, and I havent looked, is possibly high main beam, I'll take a look at mine on way home tonight and test it
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main beam has its own indicator at the top of the dash, along with the fogs etc

ps.....I don't allow a german to get in front lmao
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could be the light sensor that dims the display in dark conditions?
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Manual doesn't say anything as far as I can see.
It's shown on the diagram on page 8 but no explanation. Typical Alfa.
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could be the light sensor that dims the display in dark conditions?
Ahh....could be something in that

Does one of you lot that should be working instead of reading forums wanna try putting your finger over it to see if the display brightens or dims when you leave off from work?
I'm baby sitting the grand daughter at the moment and can't get away from Peppa Pig lol
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Manual doesn't say anything as far as I can see.
It's shown on the diagram on page 8 but no explanation. Typical Alfa.
Yeah...that was my first rummage too
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could be the light sensor that dims the display in dark conditions?
Well.......I've just done a few highly scientific tests using a coke can and a torch, and mystery is now solved....its definitely a light sensor to the instrument panel.
Only works with headlight mode on though, doesn't seem to dim or brighten panel without headlights or sidelights, so doesn't over-ride settings in VDU settings.

Sooooooo, one less thing to keep me awake all night scratching my head.
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well done, it was something id never thought about before but as soon as its mentioned ... well you know
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Yeh, it's the light sensor, worked it out a while back as I notice the multifunction display would suddenly get really bright or dim, in bright light put your finger over it and see in action!


Any spelling/ grammatical errors are purely there to annoy!
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