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Knowler

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172 posts

25 months

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Quick one,

My fog light knob is loose and keeps spinning, i thought about taking it off to maybe then seal it back on again... but it wont simply pull off for some reason... any ideas? I don't want to pull too hard in case there is a mysterious TVR way of holding it on that i dont know about... ;-)

Rich

S2Mike

3,015 posts

36 months

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I found (if you mean the rotary ones ) they push out from behind ! They are a very tight friction fit, so pulling may just break them.

Edited by S2Mike on Tuesday 9th October 14:04

Knowler

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S2Mike said:
I found (if you mean the rotary ones ) they push out from behind ! They are very tight, so pulling may just break them.
Glad i asked...... ;-)

junglieD

117 posts

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I agree, these rotary knobs should push out from behind but shouldn't suffer if you pull them from the front at the same time to encourage them. There is probably some kind of upholstery glue bonding the switch to the vinyl/leather in addition to friction of the hole itself. They are a hard-plastic one piece unit which is pretty tough - I prised one apart when my trim was in pieces and it took some effort. They are rare as hens teeth if you need a new one though so be careful not to damage any of the 3 x spade connectors on the back.

Dave

greymrj

1,205 posts

90 months

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Whatever you do, do not damage the knob! It is possible to get other rotary switches (Car Builder Solutions provided one for me) which can be fitted with home made adaptors/mountings to fit the dash holes but you need the knob to fix on the front to hide the disguise what you have done. There is no sign that the heater switch in mine is not original.
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Knowler

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It sounds like one of those 'leave well alone' items by the sounds of it.. thanks chaps

Scoobimax

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It's like Ben Elton has invaded this forum with the amount of knob threads!!!!

Knowler

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Scoobimax said:
It's like Ben Elton has invaded this forum with the amount of knob threads!!!!
Or for us a little older Kenneth Williams... oooh err matron!! ;-)
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