Jump to content

Recommended Posts

My Avanti heater blower only works on high.

The switch may be dirty (I wonder why, the car's only 45 years old!). or I might need a switch.

Any guesses which it might be?

If it needs replacing, where can I get a switch?

Two firms sell part 1561930...a part common to the headlights, instruments lights and heater...but my parts book says it's only good for cars 4879 and later. My car is 2788. Will it work?

The parts book says 1557419 is correct.

Help!

Edited by J Boyle
Link to post
Share on other sites

I would try removing the switches and try cleaning the contacts first...also check the wiring connections on the heater motor as well.

If you need a new switch I believe you can get those rocker switches from Jon Myers of Myers Studebaker and Dan Booth at Nostalgic Motors as well as Studebaker International. They're something like about $50 a pair since they're dual switches. I believe the only difference between the parts is the earlier parts are more cream in color and the later switches are more white. Other than that, I think they're fully interchangeable.

Edited by Gunslinger
Link to post
Share on other sites

A temporary fix would be, since all 3 pairs are the same, to switch the switches (?) around with one which isn't used much, like the interior light switch possibly.

Since those wires are kind of tight fitting up there, if $ possible, you should order the 3 pairs and change them all at once.

Paul

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...
My Avanti heater blower only works on high.

The switch may be dirty (I wonder why, the car's only 45 years old!). or I might need a switch.

Any guesses which it might be?

If it needs replacing, where can I get a switch?

Two firms sell part 1561930...a part common to the headlights, instruments lights and heater...but my parts book says it's only good for cars 4879 and later. My car is 2788. Will it work?

The parts book says 1557419 is correct.

Help!

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...