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Old 02-04-2020, 02:13 AM   #1
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My headlight/Signal switch in my '97 hardbody needs replacing. I've looked at eBay and Amazon and there are numerous brands from $15 to $60 . anyone had to replace theirs? Which brand is reliable?

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Old 02-04-2020, 02:25 AM   #2
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Contact David29 here or post an ad in the want to buy for an OEM one. I got new old stock OEM Nissan stalk for mine off ebay. If you want to be adventurous you can take yours apart and clean it to get it working again.
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Old 02-04-2020, 03:09 AM   #3
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I was going to say, you don't necessarily need to replace it. Before spending any money on a new one you can pry the case apart with a tiny screwdriver then sand the terminals clean and apply a thin coat of terminal grease. I'm 5 years in and the problem has not come back.
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I've had no luck with trying to rebuild my old stalk. Still have it too. My issue was that the contact fingers were fatigued and wouldn't make contact.

I went with Beck/arnly and it has worked fine for years.
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Old 02-04-2020, 03:36 AM   #5
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I replaced mine with a 15 dollar ebay one a while back. No problems at all.
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Old 02-04-2020, 03:55 AM   #6
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That is not a headlamp switch for a 97. This is...

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