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



It seems I have figured out where/how to get a replacement without
having to purchase the entire assembly from the friendly folks in
Houston.  Here is the information I have found out.

This is a picture of what I pulled from the car today.
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/164204_10151550753070586_1247372847_n.jpg

I looked all over the device and found several Lucas part numbers.
Here is every number I found on the thing:
4681
34209B
REG DES
LUCAS UK
4 PAT
AUST. 58203
164SA

It seems 164SA is the identifying part number.  Upon searching this
number I found two other numbers that seem to cross reference it:
SQB167
30446


I searched high and low and was able to find a new wiper switch from
someone in the UK on eBay for approximately $70 USD after
international shipping.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RH-WIPER-STALK-1984-ON-CLASSIC-MINI-AUSTIN-ROVER-MORRIS-37H8286-3J2-/280988489648?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item416c3817b0

Aside from the markings having a slightly different font, the part
seems to be identical.  The wiring layout appears to be the same
although the cable looks like it is a bit shorter.  I would probably
have to extend the cable to make it long enough but at least this
would be a new part.

I'm debating whether or not to spend the $70 USD though.  I'll wait
and see what Dave has.  Shoot, I might even just wire up a universal
switch from AutoZone instead of spending $70 on a switch from the UK.

-Steve Rice
Relying on RainX
#16510




On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 8:00 PM, jtrealtywebspannet
<jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Sounds to me when you hit it the button popped off and the spring jumped out. If you can't find the spring you can probably get something that will work. Find a hardware store that has an assortment of springs and get one that fits.
> David Teitelbaum
>
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, John Podlewski <john_podlewski@...> wrote:
>>
>> Hey count me in as well
>> If Stephen turns it down!
>> I really just need the spring/push button at the end.
>> Mine just doesn't spring back when you spray the bottle or I accidentally hit it wouldn't shut off...
>> U can email privately if you like.
>> Thx
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Mar 18, 2013, at 3:13 PM, "jtrealtywebspannet" <jtrealty@...> wrote:
>>
>> > I have an old one with a bunch of missing parts but I think there is enough to fix what you broke. I can look if you are interested.
>> > David Teitelbaum
>> >
>> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Peter Lucas <lucas@> wrote:
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Mar 18, 2013, at 3:01 PM, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > With my old switch the wipers
>> > > > would sometimes continue to operate after putting the switch in the
>> > > > off position.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > This behavior is more likely due to a problem with the wiper control module [made by my uncle Joe :-) ] rather than the switch. In fact, if the "continued operation" was intermittent, it may have been operating as intended. The design is kind of quirky.
>> > >
>> > > --Pete Lucas
>> > > VIN #06703
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>> > >
>> >
>> >
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