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Old 06-20-2009, 03:21 PM   #1
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Aluminum climate control knob hot to touch

I replaced the plastic climate control knobs on my 2008 Unlimited with aluminum knobs and noticed a lot of heat buildup on the knob itself after a short drive. I know this sounds odd but it has me a bit concerned. Does anyone have any experience with this type of issue.

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Aluminum, by nature, dissipates more heat than plastic. The knob is exposed to heat, and heats up. Ditch the mall-crawler bits, go back to plastic- problem solved
P.S. It'll also get damn cold in winter. Save yourself the freezer burn and ditch them- Mark W.

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Thanks for your response. Mall-crawler bits? Ouch
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Thanks for your response. Mall-crawler bits? Ouch
Good idea tho

Mine got soo cold this winter it snapped in half when I turned it. Going to aluminum wouldn't be a bad idea. So it's not a complete wash why dont you try coating them with something?
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