Change interior dash backlight LED color

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Has anyone pulled any of the center dash electronic clusters and door panels to see if it's possible to change the color of the white LEDs to some other color for all of the touch buttons, knobs, etc? Jeep GC has blue, was interested in something like that instead of the white. I know there are more LEDs in the JL, just figured I'd start with these to see if it was feasible. My guess is that the LEDs are soldered to a board which isn't a show stopper, but would need to know the right kind to get for a swap out.
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I once replaced a bulb inside the button of the climate control module in a Nissan. It wasn't soldered but still tough to get to and very time consuming. Maybe the LED bulbs from a GC (likely OEM only and expensive) would swap in but to do it for the entire dash and all the modules would be a pain in the...
 

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I was looking at all the dash lights and was wishing there's a way to change them from yellow/orange to red...
 

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I haven't taken the center stack apart but I have opened up an Instrument Cluster and a Dome light and the back lighting is all surface mount led's soldered to the board. I would assume they could be changed but I do not have that skill-set.
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@Rogues Gambit i got so time to open up the old cluster and can confirm the back lighting and the various warnings lights are surface mount leds. [GALLERY=][/GALLERY] Those little squares are the leds, I’m sure you could put film gels on them to change the color but you would have to do a lot more disassembly to figure out which leds are the back lights. I think it can be done, just not something I’m interested in.
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Here is a picture of the Instrument Cluster opened up.
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