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#1 rrgrr

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 03:33 AM

This one is probably only for folks with 85 cars- My rear wiper switch, and mirror control look like they should light up but they don't. Anyone know if they are supposed to? Later model mirror switches are just painted with no clear part. I've got both switches from a later car on my bench, but I don't see anything like a bulb to change, does not look like they could receive ambient backlight from other dash lights, either -or is there some dead diode in there?



#2 wagonist

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 06:00 PM

There is a globe inside the wiper switch, and later ones do line up also.

 

This is not the same for the mirror switch, where the later ones don't light up.

 

You need to pull out everything from the back. There are some tabs on the sides which you need to lift (VERY GENTLY) and be simultaneously wiggly the wires to pull it through.

 

Post up some pics & I can highlight where if my description is confusing.






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