Doing the wrong move, I accidently touched the spades and the fuel enrichment microswitch literally exploded… !
This is a inexpensive direct fit made by Omron.
The kick-down switch is also the same, so I changed it as well.
The lever is a bit flimsier than the Burgess, but works fine.
The same switch is used for enrichment and WOT kickdown on TH400-equipped cars; kickdown mounts on the actual throttle cable. Buy 2, both on my XJ-S broke at different times.
Used to spend spare time browsing electronic and hobby stores making mental notes of switches, relays, and such. Most have closed
Excellent info. Thanks for sharing.
Added a cover, because why not…
It’s funny, I no sooner read your post yesterday , then I
Proceed to go out to my car and accidentally broke mine
While I was i changing my spark plug wires. It hooked on
One of the electrical connection spades and just blew
Apart. I guess 34 years of being in a hot engine bay is
Hard on plastic.
Probably going to order one of these.
Speaking of engine heat and micro switches……
Some time back I bought some inexpensive micro switches……$3-$4 each, can’t remember the name….and discovered they don’t hold up well to V12 heat. The actuation became soggy and intermittent after a year or so. Lesson learned.
I found more robust versions. Again, sorry, can’t remember details. But if I can find ‘em so can anyone else. I recall it was a matter of slogging through the spec pages and noting designed operating temp ranges.
About 20 of them for $20.