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Renew door contact

Volvo 121, PV, 140, 164, 200


Tutorial how to install the door contact switch Skandix 1018263 at the example of a Volvo 142 from 1968.

Broken door contact switch.

The A-pillor panel is among others fixated by the door-cutout gasket. Dismantle the sill plate.

Pull the door-cutout gasket and dismantle the lower dashboard. At this Volvo it is fixated by 2 screws (At the A-Pillar and at the glove box) and by the fusebox cover.

Loosen the bonnet cable and set aside.

Cut the insulation and dismantle the door contact switch by pressing the rear part.

This switch was defective because the cable connector is fallen off.

Assamble the new door contact switch and test ist. Now we can reassamble all interior parts. Done! At this Volvo 142 the door contact switch Skandix 1018263 fits for both front doors and the glovebox.

  • All notes serve only as an example and do not replace the workshop instructions of the automobile manufacturers! All information is supplied without guarantee!

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