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Old 12-07-2004, 08:05 PM   #1
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Anyone ever pull an SSE/SSEi switch panel apart? I took an extra SSE switch board apart tonight...and found 2 switches on the SSE panel. Anyone know what the hell they do or are supposed to do? It'* beyond me what these switches are supposed to do. I have no ideas. Here are a couple picks to see what I'm talking about:



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Switches are a convienent way to connect and disconnect circuits. ) j/k

Maybe they're switched different way for different options?
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Might be part of the swtiching you feel up top. Remember some of those buttons you push one, and it doesn't go off till you push the other one?
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Might be part of the swtiching you feel up top. Remember some of those buttons you push one, and it doesn't go off till you push the other one?
Ya, now that I have both apart, my SSEi switch panel has 3 switches in it....Well, when you think about it.....The bottom or "first" switch is probably for toggling the "Touring Ride" and "Performance Ride", middle switch is to toggle the T/C on and off, and the top or "third" switch probably toggles the "Performance Shift" and "Normal Shift"?

It almost seems to be the case, because the SSE panel only has 2 switches in the T/C and Ride switching area of the circut board?
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http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...buttons+muster

I'm not sure what you're asking. The circuit boards are all printed the same no matter what option combo you have. Then they add leds, microswitches, and illumination bulbs to match the option group you ordered. 92-95 pods have a pigtail soldered to the board with a female connector at the other end, while 96-99s have the attached male plugs you have pictured.

If you're asking why you have two switches for three buttons, look at the plastic pod. The ride buttons use a rocker arm so that when you push down on the performance button, the microswitch gets pushed up by the arm.
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92-95 pods have a pigtail soldered to the board with a female connector at the other end, while 96-99s have the attached male plugs you have pictured.
my 95 looks like this
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If you're asking why you have two switches for three buttons, look at the plastic pod. The ride buttons use a rocker arm so that when you push down on the performance button, the microswitch gets pushed up by the arm.
exactly...
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Anyone ever pull an SSE/SSEi switch panel apart? I took an extra SSE switch board apart tonight...and found 2 switches on the SSE panel. Anyone know what the H*** they do or are supposed to do? It'* beyond me what these switches are supposed to do. I have no ideas.
I think you should ask Willwren about this. One of those switches controls that most rarest of Bonneville options "Rear Steering"

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Anyone ever pull an SSE/SSEi switch panel apart? I took an extra SSE switch board apart tonight...and found 2 switches on the SSE panel. Anyone know what the H*** they do or are supposed to do? It'* beyond me what these switches are supposed to do. I have no ideas.
I think you should ask Willwren about this. One of those switches controls that most rarest of Bonneville options "Rear Steering"

that pod has nothing to do with rear steer...and it was never actually an option, it was just put in the dash just in case
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Why did they not put the rear steer option on the bonnes?
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a car that turned all the wheels....., many people would think that was really weird to drive, I think it would be cool, but then they need to adapt the suspension big time in the back, and probable disable the ELC and independent suspension and such
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