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Old 08-12-18, 04:29 PM
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Clutch Switch / Fork plastic part

Hey,
So I had the starting problem : turn the key, nothing happens (except a click-click when I release the key)
So I tried the security relay bypass : the same. https://www.rx7club.com/3rd-generati...-relay-872841/
So I checked my clutch switch, it was looking good BUT the small plastic part of the clutch fork was broken ! This is the part supposed to push the switch, so I pushed the switch manually and the car started ! Yeah !

The question is, does anyone knows a good trick to replace this small plastic part ?


It seems it's part of the pedal clutch fork ( F147-41-140 ) which is affordable (5$) but I would appreciate any tip for replacing this plastic part only (without having to remove the clutch fork), maybe it's possible to remove it from the new and reinstall it on my old fork, but it doesn't look like so.

For now, I just putted a small piece of plastic tube, it's working great but not for a long time I believe :

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Anything rubber should work fine there. Some people have used little rubber feet from furniture stores, etc.

I put a fairly thick piece of rubber foam on mine with some glue + zip ties for at least a temporary fix. It doesn't look amazing, but it works well.

I know some people have just used a screw + nut, but I think the general consensus is that isn't a great idea. Anything cushy should work fine though.
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well, yep !
I hope I'll stumble upon something cushy / rubber that fit.
Though, I like the idea of screw+nut, with a rubber cap at the end of the screw. May be tricky to find also...
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For years I've been using rubber stick-on feet that are designed to stick onto furniture legs. They are commonly available at hardware stores.

They don't seem fancy but they work, I've had some I've put on YEARS ago that are still doing great.

Someone a while back found a Nissan part number that would work and pop into the hole if you want to go that route. But, really, the stick on feet work great.

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Oh yeahh !! looks fantastic !
I may even have some somewhere in a drawer
Thanks a lot !

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