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I've had a repair project on my back burner for awhile and it is time to get back to it. I'm looking for some advice on how to repair this little engine.

The selector switch is badly warped and no longer makes reliable contact. Someone has previously repaired the control board before but now I'm wondering how to proceed. I've disassemble it and I'm wondering how to best to fix it.

I'm wondering if a toggle switch couldn't be wired in the place of the existing control panel? I drew out the wiring diagram and will include that.

I'm open to any thoughts on the matter. The switch only control forward and reverse functions.20200930_21093520200930_21094020200930_210947


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I assume that the switch is to control the direction, so why don't you just wire around the switch?  

How often do you plan on running the motor in reverse?  I have encountered a similar issue with reverse units not working on Flyer prewar motors and if I cannot make them work, I wire around them. 

From your wiring diagram, it appears that you would run the wire from the headlight to one of the brushes and the wire from the coil to the other brush.  Just make sure that the motor runs forward.  If it runs backward, simply swap the wires to the opposite brushes.  

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