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post #1 of 12 Old 11-25-2009, 03:46 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone know where to get the wiring clip for the headlight switch on the floor. Mine is all rotted out. i found the actual switch on morris 4x4 but cant find the clip anywhere

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post #2 of 12 Old 11-25-2009, 04:34 PM
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If you are talking about the plug, it is part of the underdash wiring harness and you will most likely have to find a used one. They may be available but I would not know where to find one.

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You mean the dimmer switch?

Electrical gurus chime in if this is unsafe, but I had the same problem. Used Autozone female spade connectors soldered to the factory wires and clipped on the dimmer switch terminals. Then, I covered each one in di-e grease. Finally, took some black RTV and filled in/filleted all around them to create a homeade plug. It has worked for a couple of years, but is it safe? That is the question. Hope this helps!
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You mean the dimmer switch?

Electrical gurus chime in if this is unsafe, but I had the same problem. Used Autozone female spade connectors soldered to the factory wires and clipped on the dimmer switch terminals. Then, I covered each one in di-e grease. Finally, took some black RTV and filled in/filleted all around them to create a homeade plug. It has worked for a couple of years, but is it safe? That is the question. Hope this helps!
its not factory correct but as long as it stays connected and cant short out i dont see anything wrong with it
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Does anyone know where to get the wiring clip for the headlight switch on the floor. Mine is all rotted out. i found the actual switch on morris 4x4 but cant find the clip anywhere
Call one of the companies that make modern aftermarket wiring harnesses (e.g., Painless Wiring; Centech Wiring). Since they use the connectors when fabbing their harnesses, they'd probably sell you the connector alone -- it might even have pigtails on it.

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The 'help' brand of parts that a lot of auto parts stores carry have this plug and pigtail wires for cheap.

A full sized older GM Van or pickup at the wreckers will also have this.

If you have a choice, buy the Mopar or GM expensive dimmer switch. (my last one was Mopar) The cheap aftermarket ones only lasted me about a year.

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I got mine for the same problem a few weeks ago at advance. The store didnt have it but they got it in 2 days for a whopping $3.00.

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its not the switch itself i found that @ morris 4x4

Dimmer Switch*5461816 by the Jeep Specialists | Morris 4x4 Center

its the clip that connects to the dimmer.

im gonna try calling on monday old sailer maybe they will hook me up.

James thanks for the help but i cant tell if they are what i need the pics are not coming up
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what about calling a place that makes wiring harnesses like painless or one of the other places and see if they sell the connectors..
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its the clip that connects to the dimmer.
We can get that plug and pigtail wires at any local parts store that carries the 'help' brand of parts. They are very common.

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