[T3] 73 square front foot well/defrost cable?

William Jahn willjahn975 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 19:29:16 PST 2019

I got a set for a later beetle /super Beetle they seem to be long enough
64" it's just a matter of doing them.

On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 10:48 AM William Jahn <willjahn975 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes they move very easy the doors in the foot well move easy as well. The
> lever has never been difficult to move Both levers move easy . I've been
> told the cable used for late beetles and super beetles work those are 64"
> long which seems long enough. I think the cable I have is the one that
> connects to the levers on the heat  Ex changers which would be longer and
> if I cut the ends off would work. Either way I'd need to remove the old one
> and use that too make the correct length plus use the broken section on the
> right I can remove it from either end or just install the new cable and
> have the lever full down so the foot well doors are shut fully then mark
> and cut the replacement wire accounting the how far it goes into the
> connector.
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 10:33 AM Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:
>> On 9 Dec 2019 at 16:07, William Jahn wrote:
>> > The plate was silver , both cables were fine in the connector so it must
>> > be broken between the level and connector. I didn't try to find where.
>> It's probably broken up near the lever. That wire has to both pull and
>> push,
>> because there's no return spring at the other end. When things get stiff
>> and
>> the lever gets forced, that can fold over the wire.Eventually that breaks
>> it.
>> Did you check to see if the wires were free to move under the plate?
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