SWITCH AND HANDLE
The switch and commodo are accessory parts for vehicles which serve as a relay and switch. They are a valuable aid for good ergonomics when driving the vehicle. If they break down, it can paralyze your actions and the operation of your vehicle. They are located on the steering column, and fulfill several roles. There are different switches and commodos depending on the type of vehicle. They fulfill the role of relay between a mechanism and the power supply. Generally, they are already integrated into the vehicle (car, heavy goods vehicles and utility vehicles). However, it is possible to equip yourself with a switch and commodo if your vehicle is not equipped with one, or to have an additional switch for new equipment. If you have a switch failure, it is best to replace the part instead of trying to repair it for obvious safety reasons. In order not to get involved in the connections, call an expert. In fact, a bad connection can activate other options than the one sought and create short circuits. For possible breakdowns, it is entirely possible to replace the part.
The role of the switch and commodo
The role of the switch and commodo is to be a relay, in clearer terms, it is a switch. However, it is a complex switch, because it has several buttons, to activate several commands. It comes in a box bringing together various controls (horn, windshield wiper, indicator, high beam, etc.), however it can be adapted according to needs. It is frequently called the steering column switch. It is located next to the steering column under the steering wheel. Its primary advantage is to make it easier to use the controls, thus providing comfort when driving. It is activated using the fingers, with the index or middle finger. It can be composed of 3 to as many buttons as possible depending on the model. The usual functions of the switch are: activation of the windshield wiper and its mode, adjustment of the brightness of the headlights, control of the indicator system. For newer models, they can control the car radio, driving mode, and door control. Brief,it is a very practical item.
Operation and replacement of the switch
The switch and commodo, is as mentioned above, a set of switches which controls the connection between the control of an option and the power supply. It is therefore used to start different electronic and electrical circuits. The buttons are toggle, but they can also be rotary most often. However, it is possible that it has both types of buttons. Some functions of the switch may fail; after long-term use, full replacement is preferred over repair. Replacement must be done carefully. The switch is an easy-to-install electrical accessory, you just need to have the correct switch and switch reference to replace it. Before purchasing any parts, it will be necessary to carry out a series of checks to clearly identify the fault, in fact, it is possible that it is the motor of the accessory which has broken down, for example for the windshield wipers. It is connected by an electrical pin to the electrical system. Replacement can be complicated because of the steering wheel airbags. It is best to call a professional in this case, to avoid incorrect connections. The models are almost all standardized, if you need to replace your commodo and switch choose good brands for long-term efficiency.