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      08-21-2019, 08:22 PM   #89
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That was going to be my plan except with two plastic prying tools. The buttons are held in place with plastic tabs.
I was trying this but I kept feeling like i was going to break it
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I was trying this but I kept feeling like i was going to break it
Okay then let me stop being lazy and just take it apart.
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I was trying this but I kept feeling like i was going to break it
Okay then let me stop being lazy and just take it apart.
Haha looks like I'll need to
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      09-05-2019, 08:30 AM   #92
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Done in one minute. Patience is the key word here. Not much force to pop out.
Now if someone will do the Phone and Voice command buttons the steering will look great.
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Got my buttons on and did it the lazy route. Did not remove the steering wheel, took me literally 5 minutes to pop them out without breaking them. I used my plastic trim removal tools. Excuse the sideways photo.
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      09-06-2019, 06:35 PM   #94
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Done in one minute. Patience is the key word here. Not much force to pop out.
Now if someone will do the Phone and Voice command buttons the steering will look great.
Not much too it. Hell even if the old one breaks you have brand new buttons.
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so you literally stuck a screw driver where the black arrow is pointing and pried out the button, then pressed in the red ones?
Yes. Just don't rush and make sure to protect the edges you are pressing on with something soft , like double tape or something else and all good.
I didn't really care allot about the old OEM M1 M2 buttons since these will never go back there but even so they didn't got scratched. But pay attention to the trim edge that will remain there, that's all you need to protect really.
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can someone please do a quick video of the 1 minute method?
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can someone please do a quick video of the 1 minute method?
Too late for me to do it, dont want to remove them again. But get some trim removal tools. And stick one above until you hear an audible click then stick the other one below while still maintaining the first trim tool you inserted above the button and Pop it out.
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I just installed my buttons, but when i plugged everything back. My airbag light came on? Did we need to reset the airbags? It saids "Driver Restraint System Malfunction"
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I just installed my buttons, but when i plugged everything back. My airbag light came on? Did we need to reset the airbags? It saids "Driver Restraint System Malfunction"
Did you do the airbag removal installation or just the buttons?

If you did remove the airbag, I would recommend making sure you unhook the battery and then remove it again and double check you have the wire hookup installed firmly into it, make sure the harness setup is also properly squirreled around the inside so the wheel trim isn't pushing on it (one time when I reinstalled it, the trim felt like it wasn't seated right, and it was because the wiring was stuck underneath it and not threaded around like it's supposed to be). Finally, make sure both sides of the clips are firmly seated when you push it back. Rehook the battery.

I imagine it's the cable connector in back is loose. I've never had an airbag warning light after installation and I've taken it on and off like 4 times.
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I'm going to IND in the AM. I need the matte set. Glossy is too glossy.

Has the illumination issue been addressed?
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      09-30-2019, 06:56 PM   #101
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I'm going to IND in the AM. I need the matte set. Glossy is too glossy.

Has the illumination issue been addressed?
Overall finish of the matte is definitely way better than glossy. Unfortunately I don't know if they fixed the dimness, they'd have had to throw out (or sell through) the entire original batch.

Let us know what they say or if you buy and it's still an issue. Shaving/sanding down the inside does fix it. If you can see inside from the bottom and it's a solid single thick piece instead of the layered plastic of OEM, it's probably still an issue unless they ordered thinner plastic.
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I'm going to IND in the AM. I need the matte set. Glossy is too glossy.

Has the illumination issue been addressed?
Overall finish of the matte is definitely way better than glossy. Unfortunately I don't know if they fixed the dimness, they'd have had to throw out (or sell through) the entire original batch.

Let us know what they say or if you buy and it's still an issue. Shaving/sanding down the inside does fix it. If you can see inside from the bottom and it's a solid single thick piece instead of the layered plastic of OEM, it's probably still an issue unless they ordered thinner plastic.
The dimness issue HAS been resolved. The matte finish look incredible!
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      09-30-2019, 09:08 PM   #103
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I'm going to IND in the AM. I need the matte set. Glossy is too glossy.

Has the illumination issue been addressed?
Overall finish of the matte is definitely way better than glossy. Unfortunately I don't know if they fixed the dimness, they'd have had to throw out (or sell through) the entire original batch.

Let us know what they say or if you buy and it's still an issue. Shaving/sanding down the inside does fix it. If you can see inside from the bottom and it's a solid single thick piece instead of the layered plastic of OEM, it's probably still an issue unless they ordered thinner plastic.
The dimness issue HAS been resolved. The matte finish look incredible!
Huzzah! Can you post a night pic?
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I'm going to IND in the AM. I need the matte set. Glossy is too glossy.

Has the illumination issue been addressed?
Overall finish of the matte is definitely way better than glossy. Unfortunately I don't know if they fixed the dimness, they'd have had to throw out (or sell through) the entire original batch.

Let us know what they say or if you buy and it's still an issue. Shaving/sanding down the inside does fix it. If you can see inside from the bottom and it's a solid single thick piece instead of the layered plastic of OEM, it's probably still an issue unless they ordered thinner plastic.
The dimness issue HAS been resolved. The matte finish look incredible!
Huzzah! Can you post a night pic?
Here you go.
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      10-03-2019, 09:35 PM   #105
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I'm going to IND in the AM. I need the matte set. Glossy is too glossy.

Has the illumination issue been addressed?
Overall finish of the matte is definitely way better than glossy. Unfortunately I don't know if they fixed the dimness, they'd have had to throw out (or sell through) the entire original batch.

Let us know what they say or if you buy and it's still an issue. Shaving/sanding down the inside does fix it. If you can see inside from the bottom and it's a solid single thick piece instead of the layered plastic of OEM, it's probably still an issue unless they ordered thinner plastic.
The dimness issue HAS been resolved. The matte finish look incredible!
Huzzah! Can you post a night pic?
Here you go.
Excellent! In the pic it sort of looks like light is shining through all of the plastic, not just the icons. Is that just the photo brightness being turned up?
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I'm going to IND in the AM. I need the matte set. Glossy is too glossy.

Has the illumination issue been addressed?
Overall finish of the matte is definitely way better than glossy. Unfortunately I don't know if they fixed the dimness, they'd have had to throw out (or sell through) the entire original batch.

Let us know what they say or if you buy and it's still an issue. Shaving/sanding down the inside does fix it. If you can see inside from the bottom and it's a solid single thick piece instead of the layered plastic of OEM, it's probably still an issue unless they ordered thinner plastic.
The dimness issue HAS been resolved. The matte finish look incredible!
Huzzah! Can you post a night pic?
Here you go.
Excellent! In the pic it sort of looks like light is shining through all of the plastic, not just the icons. Is that just the photo brightness being turned up?
That's just the photo. It doesn't look like that at all. The camera is too sensitive.
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      10-04-2019, 02:06 AM   #107
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Got my buttons on and did it the lazy route. Did not remove the steering wheel, took me literally 5 minutes to pop them out without breaking them. I used my plastic trim removal tools. Excuse the sideways photo.
can you show me the plastic trim tool you used for removal? I am curious about the width and thickness of the tool.
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The dimness issue HAS been resolved. The matte finish look incredible!
Thanks, who did you buy your buttons from?
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Thanks, who did you buy your buttons from?
IND

https://ind-distribution.com/product...-m2-button-set
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Anyone make this swap and still have their stock M1 button? ... bonus points if you live in Tampa FL, but otherwise I'd like to fk with a stock button, if you're willing to send it to me (I'll even pay the $0.90 shipping!).
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