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Old 05-01-2017, 01:55 PM   #1
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Repair a combination (turn signal) switch?

In the past, I have replaced this switch and it's a fairly easy task (remove airbag, steering wheel, clock spring and pop it off). I am hesitant to spend $200-$300 on eBay to buy a used one just to have it fail again in a year. Suncoast has them at a very good price but since I am in Canada, I am at the mercy of the cross border shipping, taxes,brokerage, and our currently miserable exchange rate.
So, has anyone ever attempted to repair one of these (with success )?



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Old 05-01-2017, 07:55 PM   #2
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I can't say I have ever heard of someone repairing one. They are sealed up tight. Can I buy it for you and send it to Canada as a gift and have you reimburse me?

Also, take a look at quaityporscheparts if Woody doesn't have one. They have some low mileage ones for a decent price.

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Old 05-01-2017, 08:48 PM   #3
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I replaced mine last fall. Bought a new unit from ******************************** and picked it up at the border (I'm :20 from the border). No duties or taxes.

Current price is $220 Canadian for the 3 stalk unit.

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Old 05-02-2017, 03:02 AM   #4
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In the past, I have replaced this switch and it's a fairly easy task (remove airbag, steering wheel, clock spring and pop it off). I am hesitant to spend $200-$300 on eBay to buy a used one just to have it fail again in a year. Suncoast has them at a very good price but since I am in Canada, I am at the mercy of the cross border shipping, taxes,brokerage, and our currently miserable exchange rate.
So, has anyone ever attempted to repair one of these (with success )?

I just paid $430. CDN for a power steering hose. Your getting off lucky with a couple of hundred.
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Old 05-02-2017, 04:57 AM   #5
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That's exactly what happened to me: bought a 3 stalk off eBay, and it lasted a year!

Hats off to Woody by the way, he come thru with a window regulator that's flawless.

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