auto off signals

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auto off signals

Postby rdwmason » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:26 pm

84 interstate signal switch sometimes clicks on and other times i have to hold it on.something does not seem right. any ideas ?

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Re: auto off signals

Postby trukr » Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:48 pm

Could just be some gunk-dirt build up underneath where the switch slides back and forth, might try getting some electrical contact cleaner in an aerosol can and give it a good spray down. Mine seemed to stick a little and this cured it.

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Re: auto off signals

Postby virgilmobile » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:52 am

There are 2 springs,a ball bearing,solenoid running on a detent in the bottom of the assembly.clean and lightly grease them.
Oh and the auto canceler could be energizing the solenoid trying to trigger the turn signals off too.

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