Originally Posted by billha
Glad to hear that you found a solution. As far as I know, I was the 1st to come up with the idea of using toothpicks to replace the pins that had turned to goo. I though about using pieces of q-tips instead, but the paper ones I had were too wide, and the plastic ones were too thin.
By the way, if anyone'* interested, I recently had to replace some defective radio control switches on my '92 SSE */c, and to my surprise, the pins were solid plastic rather than the rubber pins that turned to goo on my '93 SSEi. I wasn't previously aware that GM had made rubber versions and plastic versions - my vote is for the plastic versions because they'll never turn to goo due to heat or age.
the pins that came out of my original buttones (92 SSEi) where plastic, although they still had slight (almost un-noticeable) mushrooming on the ends of the ones that get pushed the most