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Old 12-16-2018, 10:53 AM
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Light in Glove Box

Is there a light in the 2016 RDX glove box?

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Old 12-16-2018, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Anovice View Post
Is there a light in the 2016 RDX glove box?

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My '18 Advance with a $43K list and no glove compartment lighting.
Go figure.
I don't have many complaints at all about my RDX. I love it but no glove compartment lighting is a ridiculous cost saving in a premium vehicle.
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my 2016 elite has a light in the glovebox
located on the far left, beneath the shelf
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Old 12-16-2018, 07:03 PM
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My 2016 RDX Advance does not have a light in the glovebox. Perhaps the elite (Canadian model) has one, but not the US model.
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My 2016 RDX Advance does not have a light in the glovebox. Perhaps the elite (Canadian model) has one, but not the US model.

I just looked to make sure and no light. There is a round plastic plug that may be where the bulb area should be.
I ordered these to try for the glove box and console box.

Or

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Smart-Mini-...r=641252225852

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XC8YRGR/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2KV19AYUKS3X0&psc=1 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XC8YRGR/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2KV19AYUKS3X0&psc=1

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Old 12-17-2018, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by colt427 View Post
I just looked to make sure and no light. There is a round plastic plug that may be where the bulb area should be.
I ordered these to try for the glove box and console box.

Or

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Smart-Mini-...r=641252225852

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...AYUKS3X0&psc=1
Not an issue for me as I think I've only opened the glovebox a couple times since buying the vehicle. To me, it's just another example of acura not being a premium car as one might thing. Honda may call it premium, but even in 2016 honda offered stuff on the accord and civic (standard as well as options) that wasn't even available on the top of the line RDX.
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Not an issue for me as I think I've only opened the glovebox a couple times since buying the vehicle. To me, it's just another example of acura not being a premium car as one might thing. Honda may call it premium, but even in 2016 honda offered stuff on the accord and civic (standard as well as options) that wasn't even available on the top of the line RDX.
Just a heads up - my 2017 US FWD Advance has a light in the glovebox.

Either your dealer didn't install the light, or you have another issue.
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Originally Posted by SandwichViking View Post
Just a heads up - my 2017 US FWD Advance has a light in the glovebox.

Either your dealer didn't install the light, or you have another issue.

The light is not installed by the dealer. I'm not the only one not to have a glovebox light.
Odd, you have one.
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Originally Posted by colt427 View Post
The light is not installed by the dealer. I'm not the only one not to have a glovebox light.
Odd, you have one.
I'm not the only one to have a glovebox light.

Odd, that you don't have one.

Check page 432 of the manual. You will see it is 1.4W and standard on all 2016+ models.

You may need to take yours to the dealer to get fixed.

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My 2018 Advanced US model has the glove compartment light. Weird.!!
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I've seen the light

2017 Advance. Turned on headlights, opened glove box door and, yep, there's a light in there, left side where others have seen it. It's pretty odd an '18 wouldn't have one.

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Were you able to get your glove box light fixed by the dealer?
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Originally Posted by SandwichViking View Post
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Were you able to get your glove box light fixed by the dealer?
Thanks for asking.

Found out the lights need to be on!
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Originally Posted by Anovice View Post
Thanks for asking.

Found out the lights need to be on!
Great! Glad to find out nothing was broken.

It took some getting used to RE: lights being on, as I came from a BMW where the glove box light was continuously illuminated. From what I understand, this 'lights on' detail is standard on all Acuras, but I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong!
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Found out the lights need to be on!
Suspected that might be the case and the reason I mentioned it in my post. Just a wild guess you weren't the only one,.

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