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I've had several makes of car with the Homelink buttons; and those car's buttons were illuminated at night. My Cadenza isn't; though the Homelink setup and mirror look identical to most others used by Toyota, Honda, etc.

My dealer has no idea why or if it can be wired to light; at night it's impossible to get the right button without turning on the courtesy overhead light, so, I just put a small piece of velcro on it to use by feel.

Any electrical gurus have any ideas if this could be added somehow? ( My Lexus GS400 had this and it was great; mirror looked identical to my Cadenza's).

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I was just thinking about this yesterday - my other cars have been lit as well. I hate it at night, I always have to feel for the button.

I have this on my list to look at - I'm not afraid to take the mirror apart to see what's possible. As long as there is space, it should be possible (assuming the button symbols are transparent to allow light transmission).
 

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I've had several makes of car with the Homelink buttons; and those car's buttons were illuminated at night. My Cadenza isn't; though the Homelink setup and mirror look identical to most others used by Toyota, Honda, etc.

My dealer has no idea why or if it can be wired to light; at night it's impossible to get the right button without turning on the courtesy overhead light, so, I just put a small piece of velcro on it to use by feel.

Any electrical gurus have any ideas if this could be added somehow? ( My Lexus GS400 had this and it was great; mirror looked identical to my Cadenza's).

thanks!
The buttons on the mirror in my 2012 Sorento SX, which I traded for the 2015 Cadenza SXL were not lit either. Whomever the mirror manufacture is that Kia uses must not make that feature available.

I would have thought the Cadenza's would have been lit as well...being a higher end vehicle...odd that they are not.
 

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The buttons on the mirror in my 2012 Sorento SX, which I traded for the 2015 Cadenza SXL were not lit either. Whomever the mirror manufacture is that Kia uses must not make that feature available.

I would have thought the Cadenza's would have been lit as well...being a higher end vehicle...odd that they are not.
I agree; any car I've owned with Homelink buttons has them illuminated at night. I know that GM high end cars like Cadillac do; Lincoln does, etc. As I've said my Lexus did; I've owned several toyota/Lexus and if they had Homelink, the buttons lit up. It's a simple led strip behind the buttons which are identical buttons to the ones on our Cadenza mirrors.
 

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2014 Cadenza SXL Yes, I was able to program my 1 & 2 but kept opening the wrong doors at night. I reprogrammed to use 2 & 3 so the green light was my guide. Left or right of green light for door 1 or 2 not the most elegant solution but keeps me from opening both doors and hearing from the Mrs. "what are your doing?" :)
 

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2014 Cadenza SXL Yes, I was able to program my 1 & 2 but kept opening the wrong doors at night. I reprogrammed to use 2 & 3 so the green light was my guide. Left or right of green light for door 1 or 2 not the most elegant solution but keeps me from opening both doors and hearing from the Mrs. "what are your doing?" :)
Anything to avoid the extra questions that late at night! :p
 
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