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Re: Heater Control

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Subject: Re: Heater Control
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 10:11:15 -0700
Just to clarify, it doesn't have to be an Allen wrench. Even a heavy, bent
paper clip will do. The hole is so small and so well hidden due to the
diameter of the knob and its proximity to the dashboard that it isn't
surprising that most people don't seem to realize it exists.

on 6/20/01 8:58 AM, Stuart MacMillan at wrote:

> You need a small allen wrench that will fit in the tiny hole you will
> find if you look closely around the knob.  Insert the long end into the
> hole and push on the spring loaded locking pin to release the knob and
> slide it off.  It is unfortunate that this isn't better documented in
> the manuals, it seems that most of these controls are damaged by "brute
> force" removal.
> DenverD wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Jun 2001 11:50:45 -0400, Chris Chandler wrote:
>>> The knob worked before, but who knows now (it was SUCH a PITA to get the
>>> stupid thing off too!)
>> how DOES one get those off (without harming them?)
>> DenverD - A Texan in Denmark
>> 65B # GHN3L/33680; engine 18V581-H193


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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