"Lost passenger light button" - Miata Forumz - Mazda Miata Chat Forums
Miata Forumz - Mazda Miata Chat Forums
Miata Forumz - Mazda Miata Chat Forums



NA (1989-1997) NA Miata discussion within. The MX5's first generation, the NA, sold over 400,000 units from 1989 to 1997.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-18-2013, 01:42 AM   #1
MFz Regular
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 90
Unhappy "Lost passenger light button"

The button that turns on the light when you open the drivers door was broken. I got the correct part from Mazda and removed the old button. The wire attached to the old button came off in the process and fell back into the door sill frame. Is there some way other than trying to "fish" it out with a coat hangar that I can do to get this wire back into my greasy little hands in order to finish this repair? Thanks for any suggestions/help/advice.
fxpthl64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 11:18 AM   #2
MFz Regular
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Wayne, NJ
Posts: 115
Default

Disconnect the battery so it doesn't arc around while trying to get it out. If you don't get it "fishing" take the plastic interior panel off and use the access hole.
olderguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2013, 08:12 AM   #3
Moderator
 
sixshooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Tampa, FL; Lake Jackson (Atlanta), GA
Posts: 1,894
Default

Yep, interior panel.
sixshooter is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale NEW Black Momo GT Suede 350mm Steering wheel (including horn button and mounting hdwr chris Miata Parts for Sale & Wanted 1 02-21-2014 04:12 PM
light button?? Royalston How To... 2 08-22-2013 08:35 AM
Our first Miata! We almost lost it. M&E-ata NA (1989-1997) 20 12-31-2011 04:14 PM
I usualy avoid forums that replace "s" with "z"... Stock Newbie Check-in! 4 12-05-2011 03:08 PM
lost sync Hentai MSII and DIYPNP 7 09-20-2011 08:50 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:53 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.