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Date registered: Oct 2002
Vehicle: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb
Location: Los Angeles / Altadena
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Early W108 strange switches
I removed some unusual switches from an early 250S (Euro) at the junkyard and I'm a little confused about them.
First, there is a lit switch that has a fiber inside that illuminates a knob that I unfortunately don't have. The method of illumination is basically the same as that of an early fan switch from a W111, W113, etc. But the design is entirely different. I have no idea what this controlled. It's on-off (2 position). When on, the brown wire grounds to both the yellow/green wire and the black/red wire and if there is power going through it the light comes on when the switch is pulled out. Ideas?
Next there is rather ordinary switch with three terminals. When the switch is pushed in the center and rear terminal ground. When the switch is pulled out the center and front terminal ground.
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