[DML] Re: Dash Light Rheostat
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[DML] Re: Dash Light Rheostat

Thanks, I'll look!  No parts appear broken... the plastic piece just 
pulled out when I tugged on the wires to disconnect them.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Shipping Department" <shipping@...> 
> Take a look at delorean.com in the tech notes. There is a section 
about repairing your rheostat.
> It should explain how to put it back together properly. However if 
you've broken the black plastic 
> that holds the "little copper fingers" you'll probably still have 
improper operation. If you still need assistance feel free to contact 
me directly.
> Benjamin Shrum
> DeLorean Motor Company
> (281)441-2537 ext 104
> --- marvhein@... wrote:
> From: "Marv Hein" <marvhein@...>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] Re: Dash Light Rheostat
> Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 16:19:10 -0000
> Thanks to all who responded.  I'll tie those wires together!
> Cliff, you are correct in that it's not a rheostat with windings.  
> just didn't know what else to call it.  "Dimmer" probably would 
> been more generic.
> My interest in repairing this part would just be to have 
it "right," 
> if not for me, then for some potential future owner.  For me, this 
> location does look prime for mounting some other, to-be-defined, 
> more useful control in place of the dimmer! 
> Since you've actually managed to get some of these working, I'd 
> more info from you on the earlier questions in my original post if 
> you wouldn't mind emailing me off-list.  Specifically, I would like 
> elaboration on your phrase "glue the broken shaft parts."  My guess 
> is, if the little disc is in the proper spot and not flopping 
> around, the little copper wipers will work properly again.
> Marv
> #10820
> AZ-D
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