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Old 05-09-2024, 08:33 AM
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The dash switches themselves have lights in them that are always on. Only way to kill them is with the battery switch. Does anyone know which of those many wires under the dash powers these particular switch lights? What color is the wire? Thanks
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Old 05-10-2024, 08:23 AM
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If the switches all work properly but the lights stay on all the time id say they are wired wrong.
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Those are all circuit breakers if they’re original. ETA aircraft breakers. Sounds like your breakers are stuck in the on position.

The breakers are good, but the problem with them is that the plastic that makes up the rocker switch covers becomes brittle and no longer engages. The rub here is that the breakers are all grouped together in a single plastic housing - there’s no fix for this. Many of us have removed the breakers and converted to traditional switches tied to fuse panel.

If the switches feel soft or flimsy, or feel like they can’t quite switch direction and hold, then the plastic is probably done. The only way to really tell is to undo the panel and take a look.


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Turns out two have been replaced and those are the one still lighted so it is the switch itself. So Looking for originals if anyone knows a source...Thks

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