alexmm at roadrunner.com
Mon Oct 18 06:21:21 MDT 2021
In my bench work as a Certified Electronics Technician, I have been
using, and recommend, spray-can DeOxit for years. Great stuff.
Alex in Maine
1960 BT7, The Blue Mainie
On 10/17/2021 11:06 PM, Bob Spidell wrote:
> CRC makes a couple: 'Electronics Parts Cleaner,' and 'Electric Parts
> Cleaner.' The latter is suitable for applications like this, but use
> the former for electronic circuits and cleaning of other 'delicate'
> stuff. The electrical parts cleaner will remove most paints.
> On 10/17/2021 5:23 PM, richard mayor via Healeys wrote:
>> I don't usually believe in the "miracle in a can" foolishness,
>> .....BUT.... I am now a believer in the electric cleaner in a spray
>> can. There are a couple of different brands.
>> Over the last year and a half I brought back to life the electrical
>> systems of a '72 Mercedes and a '76 Alfa. The cars had sat for 20
>> years and 16 years respectively. Both cars use the European style
>> ceramic fuses with aluminum exterior strips. I fiddled with ground
>> connections, fuses connections, etc, etc. with mixed results. There
>> was light corrosion everywhere. It was very frustrating and difficult
>> trying to clean so many connections by mechanical means.
>> Then, on the recommendation of an Alfa guy I bought a can of the
>> 'lectric cleaner and gave it a try. I was skeptical in the
>> beginning. However, switches started switching, Lights lit up.
>> Motors started moting. Fuses started fusing.
>> On some connectors I just backed off the screw enough to loosen and
>> wiggle the terminals and then sprayed away. On many connectors I
>> didn't even do that.
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