Re: [DML] Wiper switch boke while I had steering column out of the car
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [DML] Wiper switch boke while I had steering column out of the car



I had a similar problem my wiper pushbutton does not spring back when you push the washer button on the end but it moves up and down, though. That's the result of my 3 year old getting in the car w/o my knowledge.

Anyway buy a new one from Houston
Like $109 I think?

Sent from my iPhone

On Mar 18, 2013, at 12:35 PM, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So a few months back I had the steering wheel/column out of my car.
> The unthinkable happened when I put the thing back in. I messed up
> and allowed the wiper switch to hit something and this resulted in it
> breaking away from the column. The lever is still intact but the
> metal inside of the column broke and now it is unable to firmly hold
> the lever in place.
> 
> Does anyone have any suggestions on how to repair this? I tried to
> glue the lever in with epoxy but it wasn't strong enough. The washer
> function still works when I press the lever in but I can't move the
> lever up or down without it falling out.
> 
> I am planning to make a long drive next month and I am thinking about
> hooking up a toggle switch directly to the wiring to turn the wipers
> on as a backup/workaround until I figure out how to get the lever to
> stay in there. Does anyone know if I can tap into any wires under the
> console? Thanks everyone.
> 
> -Steve Rice
> Relying on Rainex
> #16510
> 


[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]



------------------------------------

To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnewsYahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> Your email settings:
    Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/join
    (Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:
    dmcnews-digest@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    dmcnews-fullfeatured@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/



Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive