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RE: Cleaning Fusebox

Use the contact cleaner/de-oxidizer. It is usually sold as spray. It has
brought all my window switches back to life! :-)

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	cobram@Channel1.Com [SMTP:cobram@Channel1.Com]
> Sent:	Saturday, November 08, 1997 6:37 PM
> To:	QUATTRO@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject:	Cleaning Fusebox
> [...]
> Is there a spray or tool that can get at the contact
> forks inside the fusebox to clean them up or improve
> contact?  I was contemplating putting some "electrical
> grease" on the relay contacts (like the stuff on GM
> lamps) to see if that improved things..albeit I think
> that the grease is more an insulator/sealer than a
> conductive medium.  I tried a new relay, and it
> made worse contact, all the relays in the car seem
> factory (they're date marked) and they have exposed
> copper unlike the newer ones with a silvery finish.
> Any suggestions appreciated, otherwise it looks like
> a new fusebox.