Jayco precept reading light

Jayco Precept Blue Reading Light Fix

Picture this: It’s a tranquil evening, and you’re nestled inside your Jayco Precept, ready to unwind with a good book. You reach for the reading light, only to be met with an intense, piercing blue glow that strains your eyes and disrupts your tranquility. It’s a common issue faced by many Jayco Precept owners – the dreaded Jayco Precept Blue Reading Light problem.

But what if we told you there’s a simple solution, hidden in plain sight? In this blog post, we’ll explore how the Jayco Precept’s Blue Reading Light can be transformed into a soothing Warm White Reading Light, providing you with the perfect ambiance for a cozy evening read. Say goodbye to the harsh glare and hello to a more comfortable, enjoyable reading experience with just a press and hold of a button. Let’s dive into the world of illuminated comfort and discover the secret to truly relaxing moments on your Jayco Precept journey.

The solution to this issue may have been obvious to others, but without any manual for the reading and map lights, it was not obvious to me that there was a hidden feature to change the color to warm white. I created this blog article to hopefully help others that ran into a similar issue as I did.

The impact of blue light on reading

We often underestimate the significance of the type of light we use when reading, especially in the context of our Jayco Precept adventures. The Blue Reading Light, although convenient in many situations, can have a significant impact on our reading experience, sleep quality, and eye health.

The negative effects of blue light on sleep and eye strain

  1. Disrupted Sleep Patterns: Blue light, emitted by screens and certain light sources, is known to interfere with our circadian rhythms. Exposure to blue light before bedtime can disrupt our sleep patterns by suppressing the production of melatonin, the hormone responsible for regulating sleep.
  2. Increased Eye Strain: Reading under harsh blue light can quickly lead to eye strain and discomfort. The high-energy wavelengths of blue light scatter more easily, making it harder for our eyes to focus and maintain clarity.
  3. Potential Long-term Consequences: Prolonged exposure to blue light, especially during nighttime reading sessions, may contribute to more severe eye problems over time, such as digital eye strain and an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration.

Understanding the adverse effects of blue light on our reading experiences and well-being is the first step in realizing the need for a better lighting solution.

The hidden feature: Warm white reading light

Amidst the frustration of harsh blue light, there’s a concealed treasure waiting to be discovered within your Jayco Precept’s lighting system – the Warm White Reading Light. This unassuming feature holds the key to transforming your reading experience from discomfort to relaxation.

Discovering hidden feature

In attempting to find a replacement light that was better suited to reading, I went ahead ahead removed existing light and found a label underneath the light base. I then searched the web and found the light for sale on Amazon.com. By using the description I uncovered the fact that the light had a hidden feature that I was unaware it had.

Dream Lighting Label

Dream Lighting 12V LED reading light

The Dream Lighting 12V LED reading light (part number 0012153W) includes the following features:

  • Flexible arm, allowing you to move the direction of the light
  • Low power consumption, perfect for conserving your battery of your RV
  • LED lighting
  • 12 volt DC
  • Height: 5.6 inches
  • Base Diameter: 2.3 inches

Switching from blue to warm white

Unlocking the Warm White Reading Light is as simple as a press and hold of a button. By doing so, you transition from the glaring blue to the soothing warm white illumination. It’s a hidden gem right at your fingertips.

Color selection instructions:

  • Press the button to select blue light
  • Press and hold the button to select warm white light


In your Jayco Precept, comfort and relaxation should be at the forefront of every journey, even when it’s time to read. By unveiling the hidden gem of the Warm White Reading Light, you’ve unlocked a world of serene reading experiences. So go ahead, press and hold that button, and immerse yourself in the warmth of reading perfection. Your Jayco adventures will never be the same again.

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