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 Posted: 05-17-2005 04:19 pm
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Mark Rosenbaum

Joined: 03-12-2005
Location: Kingman, Arizona USA
Posts: 532
I never had much luck using grease to hold the 'split collar' pieces to the steering shaft, but have found that silicon gasket sealer works well if the various parts are first degreased.

If you place the turn signal / headlight / horn switch inside a large plastic bag, you're less likely to lose the various little bits that will certainly spring out when you dismantle the thing.  Getting all these bits to stay in place during reassembly takes patience and good manual dexterity.

However, disassembly shouldn't be necessary unless internal parts or wires are broken.  An aerosol cleaner will usually suffice for the rollers used in the turn signal switch.  The headlight high/low contacts are in plain view and readily accessible.  The horn switch contacts are attached to the end of the stalk and can be reached by unscrewing the cap on the end of the knob.