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Pre '82 Hazard switch.

Post by ron » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:29 am

Need one of the above. Must have round sockets to take round pins.

TIA.
They are ALWAYS rustier than you thought!!!!!!
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Re: Pre '82 Hazard switch.

Post by bpoliakoff » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:32 pm

Ron, I believe they are still available new
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Re: Pre '82 Hazard switch.

Post by ron » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:26 am

bpoliakoff wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:32 pm
Ron, I believe they are still available new
Tried that. Problem is the part # is the same for all years and you get the later version with the flat sockets.
They are ALWAYS rustier than you thought!!!!!!
'85 M #228
'87 M #367
'88 High line.
'80 735i

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Re: Pre '82 Hazard switch.

Post by Spen » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:11 pm

Is yours just needing the fix? I fixed mine using the write-up. Thanks to the writer! .

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Re: Pre '82 Hazard switch.

Post by olympia57 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:32 am

This switch is actually for my car . Ron had came to the rescue sending me a couple of switches over but unfortunatley they were of the later rectangular shape . Interestingly in the link below it states that that part number fits cars to '89 .
On my series one it has a circular button with a multitude of round pin connections ,complete with resistor , on the back.
Item 9
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/en/showparts ... Id=61_0705

I have found several write ups on the rectification of this seemingly common problem all of which seem straight forward .
I would rather have a spare switch at hand though as my switch , unlike the ones shown in the how to's , has six retaining tabs around the circumference of the switch body making it very difficult to "unlatch " them all at once to gain access into the innards.
If any of the tabs break and it prevents the two halves locking together it disconnects the turn signal circuits . The position of the button whilst in retention is quite precise to connect all the terminals internally .
It currently has a suitable tooth pick wedged in at the correct depth to maintain all the circuits connected ( work !) ...... :roll:
So if anyone has an operational switch It would solve my problem.
Thanks
Don
1981 635 series 1

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Re: Pre '82 Hazard switch.

Post by olympia57 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:15 pm

Well after some lengthy searching I've found one supplier in CT USA and some squiggly place in Japan . :shock: And that's it .
It seems part number 61311359948 also fits ( 61311361825 shown in OEM ) so am awaiting reply from CT .
1981 635 series 1

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