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Old 04-05-2005, 12:02   #1 (permalink)
m.hamelijnck
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Light Problem td5

Hallo,
I have a light problem I can't switch on my light.
The main light switching handle don't move any more. I have a Defender TD5

M.V.G.V.
maarten
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Old 04-06-2005, 02:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Light Problem td5

In message <pan.2005.04.05.23.23.35.715942@hccnet.nl>
"m.hamelijnck" <m.hamelijnck@hccnet.nl> wrote:

> Hallo,
> I have a light problem I can't switch on my light.
> The main light switching handle don't move any more. I have a Defender TD5
>
> M.V.G.V.
> maarten


It sounds like the switch has broken up internaly. If you
remove it from the vehicle you can actually see into the
back of it to confirm this.

Richard
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Old 04-06-2005, 04:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Light Problem td5

On or around Wed, 6 Apr 2005 07:43:58 +0000 (UTC), beamendsltd
<beamendsltd@btconnect.com> enlightened us thusly:

>In message <pan.2005.04.05.23.23.35.715942@hccnet.nl>
> "m.hamelijnck" <m.hamelijnck@hccnet.nl> wrote:
>
>> Hallo,
>> I have a light problem I can't switch on my light.
>> The main light switching handle don't move any more. I have a Defender TD5
>>
>> M.V.G.V.
>> maarten

>
>It sounds like the switch has broken up internaly. If you
>remove it from the vehicle you can actually see into the
>back of it to confirm this.


if it's the same switch on the column as the older defenders, it can fail -
I had one melt, and I also had a replacement Britpart (which appeared
identical construction) which had an erratic contact in one of the rivetted
joints, which I solved by soldering it.

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Old 04-06-2005, 12:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Light Problem td5

On Wed, 06 Apr 2005 07:43:58 +0000, beamendsltd wrote:

> In message <pan.2005.04.05.23.23.35.715942@hccnet.nl>
> "m.hamelijnck" <m.hamelijnck@hccnet.nl> wrote:
>
>> Hallo,
>> I have a light problem I can't switch on my light.
>> The main light switching handle don't move any more. I have a Defender TD5
>>
>> M.V.G.V.
>> maarten

>
> It sounds like the switch has broken up internaly. If you
> remove it from the vehicle you can actually see into the
> back of it to confirm this.
>
> Richard


Thank you ,
i think that you will be right.
I'am going to do what your are saying, and i will see.

MAARTEN

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Old 04-06-2005, 15:02   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Light Problem td5

Have a 1998 300 Tdi that had the same problem when the switch broke up. Had
it replaced, but the catch is that it had a resistor in it to meet Euro
liggting regs and dimm the light when switched off. So not a straight
forward new switch has to be LR item !!



"m.hamelijnck" <m.hamelijnck@hccnet.nl> wrote in message
news:pan.2005.04.06.23.32.58.694983@hccnet.nl...
> On Wed, 06 Apr 2005 07:43:58 +0000, beamendsltd wrote:
>
> > In message <pan.2005.04.05.23.23.35.715942@hccnet.nl>
> > "m.hamelijnck" <m.hamelijnck@hccnet.nl> wrote:
> >
> >> Hallo,
> >> I have a light problem I can't switch on my light.
> >> The main light switching handle don't move any more. I have a Defender

TD5
> >>
> >> M.V.G.V.
> >> maarten

> >
> > It sounds like the switch has broken up internaly. If you
> > remove it from the vehicle you can actually see into the
> > back of it to confirm this.
> >
> > Richard

>
> Thank you ,
> i think that you will be right.
> I'am going to do what your are saying, and i will see.
>
> MAARTEN
>



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