Repairing a Sliding Light Switch
I have a Christmas tree simple slide switch that looks like a SMD IS 2235S ISO 9001, This is the 1st time I ever took anything apart, and now I can’t get the tiny brass…
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Question: I have a Christmas tree simple slide switch that looks like a SMD IS 2235S ISO 9001, This is the 1st time I ever took anything apart, and now I can’t get the tiny brass bar fixed stable and unsure of it’s location behind plastic slide n contacts?
This electrical question came from: Sandra, a Homeowner from Bristol, TN
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Thanks for your electrical question Sandra.
Sandra, the internal parts of a slide switch can be really tricky to line up and put back together. With that in mind I can recommend that you take your time and be very careful trying to put the slide switch back together.
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