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Re: Combo switch
That is actually wahat I was saying. I gave up after two hours of screwing
with one. My sanity does not come cheap.
DeWitt Harrison wrote:
> Don't be fooled. It's not all that easy to gain access to the
> headlight dimmer switch, at least in the combo switch
> used in the late 80s cars. You need to bust and then repair
> some spot welded brass bus bars to get in there. (Drilling
> rivets only gets you to the 1st layer of switches -- the headlight
> on/off and the emergency flasher.) Then you have to figure
> out how to rebuild the torn up plastic bits in the spring-ball
> detent mechanism.
> I believe August and I have exchanged views on this before.
> He has convinced me his time is cheap. ;-|
> DeWitt Harrison email@example.com
> Boulder, CO
> 88 5kcstq
> On Tue, 17 Feb 1998 09:33:37 -0500, harrison wrote:
> >Why go through the trouble when there are plenty around?
> >Horch, August wrote:
> >> > These units are not repairable.
> >> >
> >> Sure they are. Just drill out the rivets, then use long screws/nutz to
> >> put 'em back together. BTDT on my '84, fixed both the cruise prollem &
> >> the busted light switch.
> >> -August