Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-31-2010, 01:10 PM   #1
1 Rivet Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 5
Question Overhead Light Switch "HI-LIGHT-LO"

I have a 1993 34' Excella and need a replacement for the subject switch. While inspecting the switch, it fell apart in my hands and one of the connectors on the back broke off. The switch has six (6) connectors on the backside of switch. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Mark
__________________

__________________
motilley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2010, 01:32 PM   #2
Rivet Master
Airstream Dealer
 
Inland RV Center, In's Avatar
 
Corona , California
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 16,499
Images: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by motilley View Post
I have a 1993 34' Excella and need a replacement for the subject switch. While inspecting the switch, it fell apart in my hands and one of the connectors on the back broke off. The switch has six (6) connectors on the backside of switch. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Mark
Mark.

How about a photo.

If I remember correctly, that switch is NLA, but, just in case, a photo would help.

Andy
__________________

__________________
Inland RV Center, In is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2010, 04:03 PM   #3
1 Rivet Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 5
Overhead Light Switch "HI-LIGHT-LO"

Please fi[nd attached photo's of subject switch.
Regards,
Mark
ATTACH]118330[/ATTACH]Click image for larger version

Name:	Airstream Overhead Switch, Rear Bedroom 002.jpg
Views:	110
Size:	165.6 KB
ID:	118331
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Airstream Overhead Switch, Rear Bedroom 001.jpg
Views:	96
Size:	147.2 KB
ID:	118330  
__________________
motilley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2011, 07:06 PM   #4
88 Excella 34ft
 
Puck & Gumby's Avatar
 
1988 34' Excella
Valrico (Tampa) , Florida
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 11
I have the same switch in my 88 Excella.
Found a replacement but seem to wire it correctly, any help?
__________________
"Not all who wander are lost"
Tim and Susan
West Central Florida
88 Excella 34'
05 F250 SD 5.4
Puck & Gumby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2011, 03:21 PM   #5
Rivet Master
 
blkmagikca's Avatar

 
1987 32' Excella
Nepean , Ontario
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,131
I have the same switches in my 87 Excella. The one on the bedroom ceiling works fine, but the one near the entrance door only works on high (and then only 2 bulbs of the 6 in the fixture light up). I pried the switch off its base and saw that one lead was missing . . . and the loose wire in the wall sparked when I tried to get at it. So it is booked for repair at Jackson Center for Dec 1st.
__________________
VE3JDZ
AIR 12148
1987 Excella 32-foot
1999 Dodge Ram 2500HD Diesel
blkmagikca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2011, 05:16 PM   #6
Rivet Master
Airstream Dealer
 
Inland RV Center, In's Avatar
 
Corona , California
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 16,499
Images: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by blkmagikca View Post
I have the same switches in my 87 Excella. The one on the bedroom ceiling works fine, but the one near the entrance door only works on high (and then only 2 bulbs of the 6 in the fixture light up). I pried the switch off its base and saw that one lead was missing . . . and the loose wire in the wall sparked when I tried to get at it. So it is booked for repair at Jackson Center for Dec 1st.
Sorry folks, but that switch has not been available from Airstream for some time.

Andy
__________________
Inland RV Center, In is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2011, 10:40 AM   #7
Rivet Master
Airstream Dealer
 
Inland RV Center, In's Avatar
 
Corona , California
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 16,499
Images: 1
As of today, Airstream does not have that dpdt switch, as well as no plans to obtain a replacement.

We will see if we can find a source, when we have time.

Andy
__________________
Inland RV Center, In is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2011, 11:34 AM   #8
65th Anniversary CLIPPER
 
masseyfarm's Avatar

 
1996 36' Clipper Bus
Tub City , British Columbia
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,271
Images: 55
Good info here on page 4 to understand you switch design.
If the switch is burnt? can you clean and re-solder it?
http://www.elecdirect.com/Data/ProductPDFs/CHa6.pdf
__________________
masseyfarm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2011, 08:11 AM   #9
88 Excella 34ft
 
Puck & Gumby's Avatar
 
1988 34' Excella
Valrico (Tampa) , Florida
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 11
__________________
"Not all who wander are lost"
Tim and Susan
West Central Florida
88 Excella 34'
05 F250 SD 5.4
Puck & Gumby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2011, 04:01 PM   #10
Rivet Master
 
blkmagikca's Avatar

 
1987 32' Excella
Nepean , Ontario
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,131
Quote:
Originally Posted by Inland RV Center, In View Post
Sorry folks, but that switch has not been available from Airstream for some time.

Andy
That sucks!

However, when it comes to older odd-ball parts, there is a place in Quartzsite AZ(I think it was called the Joker) that has all sorts of stuff. Last year I saw that they had a set of mirrors for my (then) 1994 LY motorhome. When one of mine was damaged as part of a hit-and-run accident, the local AS dealer in Ottawa had to have it remanufactured at a machine shop. I'll be in Quartzsite in January and I'll look for those switches.
__________________
VE3JDZ
AIR 12148
1987 Excella 32-foot
1999 Dodge Ram 2500HD Diesel
blkmagikca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2011, 04:44 PM   #11
Rivet Master
Airstream Dealer
 
Inland RV Center, In's Avatar
 
Corona , California
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 16,499
Images: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by blkmagikca View Post
That sucks!

However, when it comes to older odd-ball parts, there is a place in Quartzsite AZ(I think it was called the Joker) that has all sorts of stuff. Last year I saw that they had a set of mirrors for my (then) 1994 LY motorhome. When one of mine was damaged as part of a hit-and-run accident, the local AS dealer in Ottawa had to have it remanufactured at a machine shop. I'll be in Quartzsite in January and I'll look for those switches.
We are waiting for a shipment to arrive that will have that DPDT center off switch in it.

It looks like it will be the answer, but I will wait until it's in my hands.

Andy
__________________
Inland RV Center, In is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 04:14 PM   #12
2 Rivet Member
 
1988 34' Limited
Folly Beach , South Carolina
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 21
Hey there, I know this is an old post, but does anyone know if replacements for these are available? Or any aftermarket product that would fit?
__________________
Daddyo_1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2017, 09:53 PM   #13
Rivet Master
 
blkmagikca's Avatar

 
1987 32' Excella
Nepean , Ontario
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,131
None available. I've had them replaced at JC with SPST rocker switches.
__________________
VE3JDZ
AIR 12148
1987 Excella 32-foot
1999 Dodge Ram 2500HD Diesel
blkmagikca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2017, 06:51 AM   #14
2 Rivet Member
 
1988 34' Limited
Folly Beach , South Carolina
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 21
Sorry if this is a silly question, but what is JC?
__________________

__________________
Daddyo_1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to Light the Pilot in the Oven lcurrie Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 3 08-01-2011 08:16 PM
Water Heater Pilot won't light giffy58 Water Heaters, Filters & Pumps 9 03-10-2011 07:56 AM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.