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Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 19:26:21 +0000
From: Grunff <grunffnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: No high beams on 1987 9000


Walt Kienzle wrote: > I don't know how much help I can offer, but I heard that there is a > mechanical linkage that actuates the switch that sometimes wears out. > Before you spend the $250 for a new switch, I recommend that you take off > the steering column shroud too see if a repair can be made for less money -- > or at least make sure that is the correct part. Not a linkage as such, it's a 4 pointed nylon cam. It melts because of the high temperature of the contacts. I've tried repairing it by building it up with metal doped epoxy, and it did work for a couple of weeks, but then the epoxy dropped off :-( -- Grunff

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