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Just noticed my asr button has stopped working, anyone had same problem. Don't know if water has got in, the fog light button wernt working but after a few presses are ok. Button defo clicks but No light and warning that asr is off.
 

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I take it it is stuck on? That a bummer with the nice weather we are having :(

Does make me think of the top gear review though...
 

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I'd just check the wiring from the bottom first. It's very ease to pull the plastic around gear-box out. Just unzip the leather and pull by heaving your fingers from inside down. You might give it a clean and spray some contact spray or WD40 as a first step.
 

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The three switches quite often get crap down them stopping them from working. Both my 156's have had similar issues. I just stripped it all out and cleaned them up. Good as new after :thumbs:
 

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Just spray something quite potent like sulphuric acid into the switches.

This normally works quite well.
won't that damage the board tracks?
 

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- I'd have thought so? Maplins sell electrical contact cleaner spray (other products may be available) which I find works pretty well.
that was the sort of stuff i used.
 

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Cool all will give a go on Saturday, dad drives the car and I could see some sticky drink spillage in the area. Have told him to keep clean.
 
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won't that damage the board tracks?
No, it will damage mostly everything it touches, plastics and whatnot.
Screwdriver, water, soap, hairdrier. Used it on that exact switch as well as many others(when I was into PC overclocking I used to clean a lot of electronics this way and never damaged one). Take it off the car, dissasemble it properly, wash all the parts in the sink with water and soap, dry with hairdrier or left in the sun for 1 hour, assemble back and voila.
Although, if the button pushes properly and makes a click, it might be some other fault. A friend of mine had that exact problem a week ago and changed 3 botton asemblies, the part with 3 buttons and LEDs and all that, but fault was somewhere else, sorted in the meantime but I have no idea where the fault was, will ask.
 

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Sorry all, I'll grow up - I didn't expect to be taken seriously.

As said something like leccy contact cleaner will work.

Doh!:wall::lol: I was going to say mate. Coming from you I was quite shocked.
 

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my asr button just gone tonight!

on a long journey, short pit stop at services and pepsi drpped onto the button.

stayed off initially, wife not happy! few clicks back on, but now wont go off:(.

anyway,see how it is in the morning. if not will get some contact cleaner as suggested
 
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