LOOKING AFTER YOUR
"TRAFFICATORS"


Lubrication

Every 2-3 months, or if the arms become stiff at any time, raise each arm and by means of a brush, match-stick, or other suitable article and apply a drop of thin machine oil, such as sewing machine or typewriter oil as illustrated. Only the merest drop of oil should be used any excess may effect, the working of the operating mechanism. The "Traffiicators are kept in the closed position by means of a spring. The arms can be pulled out by hand. If any difficulty is experienced, switch the 'Trafficator on and then, supporting the arm in a horizontal position, move the switch to the off position.

With this model, apply a drop of thin machine oil to the two hinged joints between the arm and the operating mechanism.

With this model, apply a drop of thin machine oil to the. brass knob or profile and to the small copper tongue spring end copper catch pin.

With  this model. Apply a drop of thin machine oil to the catch pin between the arm and the operating mechanism.

Replacing a Trafficator Bulb.


If
at any time, the. arm fails to light up when in operation. raise the arm in the manner previously described. and examine the bulb, replacing it f necessary. with one of
-the same size and wattage as fitted originally. The correct replacement bulbs lo use are:--
l2-volt.--Lucas No. 256  (3 watt festoon type).
6-volt.--Lucas No. 255   (3 watt festoon type).
The methods of replacement are given below.
Do not attempt to remove the bulb holder while the Trafficator" is switched on. as this may cause a short circuit.

Flush-fitting type of Trafficator." Remove the bulb
from its holder when the cover is released by moving the smell trigger on the underside of the arm.

Externally mounted type Traffleator." Withdraw the bulb holder which is clipped into the underside of the
arm by means of the metal tongue provided

With this model, withdraw the screw on the underside of the, arm and slide off the metal plate; the burnt-out bulb can then be replaced. To replace the metal plate, slide it on in an upwards direction, so that the side plates engage with the slots on the underside of the spindle hearing. Finally, secure the plate by means of it's fixing screw


Reprinted from Midlands Austin Seven  Club, Magazine'