Re: two switches for seat belt

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Old 15 Sep 2011, 09:57 am   #1 (permalink)
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Default Re: two switches for seat belt

On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 23:41:25 -0500, Paul in Houston TX
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>micky wrote:
>> The manual for my 2000 Toy. Solara shows 2 switches in parallel to
>> indicate the driver has buckled his seat belt. Closing either of them
>> will do the trick.
>> Not only does the manual show the two switches, it gives them separate
>> code letters, like B5 and B6, and mentions both twice in the tables of
>> electrical continuity, etc. So it doesn't seem like a mistake in the
>> manual.
>> Why do you suppose this switch duplicated? Is it more important than
>> all the other switches in the car?

>If there were only one switch and it broke, you would not know
>if your seatbelt was buckled or not because the warning light
>and beeper would either always be on or always off.

You're right! And I already don't know if I'm coming or going so
that would make things worse.
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