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Help with Deluxe heater switch
#911626 Mon Jan 14 2013 12:15 PM
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Just installed a new fan blower switch in my '58...took out the toggle switch someone had installed some years back...

Problem is that the the switch shoould be OFF to the left and HIGH to the right...it's backwards and can't figure it out.

Please help...I'm sure it's a really stupid and easy fix but spent enough time and thought I would check with my favorite source....Stovebolt

Thanks a bunch for all the help

Steve in I-da-ho

Re: Help with Deluxe heater switch
bigdog58 #911627 Mon Jan 14 2013 12:16 PM
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Oh...it's the Deluxe Heater in case you were wondering..thanks

Re: Help with Deluxe heater switch
bigdog58 #911629 Mon Jan 14 2013 12:17 PM
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Shoot I forgot another issue...I only have two speeds....

OFF and HIGH

Re: Help with Deluxe heater switch
bigdog58 #911635 Mon Jan 14 2013 12:32 PM
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maybe you installed the switch upside down? 2 speeds only might mean it's mis-wired or the switch is defective

Bill


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"When we tug a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world" ~ John Muir
"When we tug a single thing on an old truck, we find it falls off" ~ me
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Re: Help with Deluxe heater switch
bigdog58 #911637 Mon Jan 14 2013 12:33 PM
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switch only goes in one way...one wire to the ignition switch and the other to the blower motor...very srange

Re: Help with Deluxe heater switch
bigdog58 #911640 Mon Jan 14 2013 12:48 PM
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The old fan switch was still in the assembly but with a broken connector and does the same thing as the new one. HIGH to the left and OFF to the right.

Re: Help with Deluxe heater switch
bigdog58 #911644 Mon Jan 14 2013 01:05 PM
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the way you got it isn't necessarily the way it came from the factory 50 years ago - have you looked at whether it can be flipped over? have you tried reversing the wire connections?

Bill


Moved over to the Passing Lane

"When we tug a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world" ~ John Muir
"When we tug a single thing on an old truck, we find it falls off" ~ me
Some TF series details & TF heater pics

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