Kill switch help

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  1. Ntk37

    Ntk37 Member

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    We took out the swing kitchen. Now what do I do about the kill switch? I’m going to see if my electrician husband has any ideas, but suggestions from people who have dealt with this would be appreciated. Thanks!
     
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    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    You could just bypass it. Put the wires together.
     
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    Is that safe? If I swap out the lights with LED in addition to bypassing it, would that be okay?
     
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    GreyFox Well-Known Member

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    That kill switch is a momentary on, meaning it completes the circuit and allows power to the ceiling lights as long as the galley is up in the use position. Since you've removed that section of galley just change the switch with a similar one that stays on when you turn it on or stays off when you turn it off. Just remember to turn it off before lowering the roof so the tenting can't be burned by a hot light. I sure wouldn't just bypass it as that would allow power to the ceiling lights even when the roof is down, exactly what that original switch was designed to avoid.
     
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    My other thought is to use a brick or heavy book when popped up to depress the kill switch. Not ideal, but an option I guess.
     
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    bheff Well-Known Member

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    Just put in a regular switch in its place or somewhere more convient.
     
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