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



I am waiting fora windshield solution from Never Wet
http://www.neverwet.com/  Very cool stuff.  There are a few
superhydrophobic products on the market, but most of those discolor
the surfaces they are applied to - not great for glass. . .


On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 1:29 PM, robert parker <roberthparker@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

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>
>
> And then, you could wipe the windshield down real well with Rain-X. I put
> Triple Edge wiper blades on 25 yrs. ago, but the arms are still in my
> livingroom; blades have never seen rain. Rain-X on that windshield is VERY
> effective. Drive Stainless Robert VIN 6924
> > To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > From: stevedmc@xxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:01:28 -0500
> > Subject: Re: [DML] Wiper switch boke while I had steering column out of
> the car
>
> >
> > Replacing the entire unit certainly is an option but at $130 I was
> > curious if anyone else had corrected an issue like this before without
> > replacing the entire assembly. I'm guessing it might take several
> > hours to do the work.
> >
> > How is the quality of the NOS part? With my old switch the wipers
> > would sometimes continue to operate after putting the switch in the
> > off position. I am wondering if a 30 year old electrical part would
> > possibly have the same issue? Replacing it with a new part, vs NOS,
> > would be the best in my opinion. If I knew what wires did what, I
> > might be able to remove the thing completely and mount some sort of
> > universal switch under one of the knee pads.
> >
> > -Steve Rice
> > Relying on Rainx
> > #16510
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 12:16 PM, John Podlewski
> > <john_podlewski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > 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
> >
> >
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Michael C. Babb


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