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Techical Discussions => Tech- - ELECTRICAL => Topic started by: BLACK 60 on April 29, 2009, 02:44:06 AM

Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on April 29, 2009, 02:44:06 AM
Hi all, just acquired a 60 new yorker. and someone told me about this site. I have a few questions, maybe someone can help? The turn signal switch is not in place on the dash, I have one, but do not know exactly how it is attatched, or how to get it in the right spot. also the gas gauge reads full all the time. Any help will be appreciated.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: Snotty on April 29, 2009, 11:02:43 AM
I LOVE the '60s Chryslers!  Good for you!  Welcome!
The housing that holds the signal switch should come out easilly once you remove the screws.  But, you will need to be careful because the transmision buttons will need to be removed at the same time.  If I remember, once that left panel is loose the switch mechanism is right on top.
There is, or should be a cloth gasket on the back.  It might be old and crumbly, or even already gone.  It goes around each trans button and the switch hole.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: Steve on April 29, 2009, 12:07:24 PM
Darn. . .My 62 Manual is in Florida with my H.  Same switch.
 
I can tell you there is a canceling switch on the bottom of the steering column.  That's what turns the signals off on the turns.  Electrically, there isn't that much to it, but 2 plugs as I recall.
 
Let me look around.
 
Ditto what Snotty said. . .  Love those 60's, but I still like the plucked chicken better.  So much I bought Snottys.
 
Let me look through my library and see if I have something that will help.
 
[color=#00ff00 size=7]WELCOME![/color]
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on April 30, 2009, 01:49:11 AM
thank for the replies, any help will be great.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on April 30, 2009, 01:54:09 AM
This car has been garaged kept its whole life by the first owner. I'm the second owner. 48000 miles. It is honestly like a time machine. All the wiring looks like it was installed yesterday. I have never seen a 50 year old car in this kind of shape in my life. That has not been restored.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: Dan Cluley on April 30, 2009, 02:06:07 AM
Welcome. 
Ok guys, I saw this question on an A-body site and directed him here.  So you're gonna help him and make me look good right?  LOL!
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on April 30, 2009, 03:54:09 AM
Thanks DCluely
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: firedome on April 30, 2009, 06:27:27 AM
Welcome... post some PICTURES!!!!!  There are several fin finatics here!
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: Steve on April 30, 2009, 08:19:45 AM
I've got manuals for just about all the years up to 72, but nothing with a dash mounted trun signal.  (http://www.moparfins.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif)  Dodge yes, Chrysler No.  Sorry. . I'll keep looking
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on April 30, 2009, 10:14:15 AM
The switch is below the pushbuttons for the trans. it is a lever that slides left to right. I just cant see how it is mounted. The slide bar once removed is about 5 inches long. So it is in there pretty deep.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: Steve on April 30, 2009, 10:31:03 AM
I haven't pulled one out in a long time.  That's whay I need the book to jog my memory.  I have a complete spare dash, but I can't get to it right now.
 
I need to clean the garage anyway. . . .
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on May 02, 2009, 10:40:58 AM
Thanks for looking. I can put a screwdriver in the slot and activate the turn signal. I just dont know how the arm for the lever atttches to it.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: Steve on May 02, 2009, 06:03:30 PM
Did you take it out?
 
I can't remember what it looks like.  I know it was a real rats nest.
 
I'm trying to get into my attick of my garage.  I'm getting closer to getting the stairs down though. . .
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on May 03, 2009, 05:36:29 AM
No, the switch was out of the car when I got it. I found the switch on the floor board. I believe that it is broken, but can not tell seeing that I have never seen one , besides this one.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on May 05, 2009, 03:42:59 AM
I finally got the switch out. After removing the tranny pushbuttons you can get to the switch and remove it. The best way to describe the experience  is, like trying to tie your shoes in a rose bush. but it is out and the new one will be in tomorrow. Thanks for all your help.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: Stan Paralikis on May 05, 2009, 04:42:43 AM
Quote from: BLACK 60
The best way to describe the experience  is, like trying to tie your shoes in a rose bush.
...while standing on your head.
Title: 60 new yorker
Post by: BLACK 60 on May 05, 2009, 06:22:20 AM
exactly!!!!!!