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Worn contact in the timer. Get ready to buy another timer.
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Posted on Apr 09, 2011

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    Dan Webster Apr 09, 2011

    OR do an autopsy. Go in there and sand down the timer contacts. The secret is to remove the small shank ring around the stem so that the plate can be removed without disturbing the wheel. Then use a file to remove any burrs on the contacts.

  • topshelfcars Apr 09, 2011

    I took the timer apart and that is exactly the problem. I could see the burned residue on the plastic case.
    The cantact is 95% gone.Looks like I will be ordering a new timer tonight.

    Thanks alot for the advice!

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    Dan Webster Apr 09, 2011

    Thank you

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