Identifying a window connector?

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Identifying a window connector?

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Hi all,

I was removing the driver's side door card for the first time over the weekend and had to disconnect the electric window control switches. When I looked at one of the plugs, before disconnecting it, half of the plastic casing was missing. I'm trying to identify the make/type of the plug so I can replace it. Does anyone know what it might be or how to find out? I guess the alternative might be to inject some sealant or paste of some kind that will go hard as an alternative, but I would rather not do that. But really, trying to keep things original if I can.

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The switches are Torrix and also used on Citroen, Peugeot, Fiat and Alfa of the period. There were 2 versions with initially 5 and later 6 contacts.

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Alan_M wrote:
Mon Nov 21, 2022 23:22
The switches are Torrix and also used on Citroen, Peugeot, Fiat and Alfa of the period. There were 2 versions with initially 5 and later 6 contacts.
Thanks Alan, so is the connector a Torrix too? It is only the loom connector that I am trying to get, not the switch itself, which works perfectly. Also this connector only has 4 spades in it, which doesn't quite marry up with what you said above, unless I have misunderstood.
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This is the 6 pin version. My 87 and 85 had the 5 pin which doesn’t have the single pin at 90 degrees to the others

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TORRIX-class ... 635-2958-0

Does your switch look like this, or has it been replaced with something else? Parts list only mentions the 5 and 6 contact switches for the Excel.

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Are you sure that's not the feed to the mirror? I can just make out the 3 pin plug that also feeds mirot in the background.
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MetBlue wrote:
Tue Nov 22, 2022 07:57
Are you sure that's not the feed to the mirror? I can just make out the 3 pin plug that also feeds mirot in the background.
Tony
I thought it would all be one assembly, but looking in my parts manual, I see it is all separate. Yes it is one of the feeds to the mirror switch. Part A082M6503F if I have decoded the part list correctly for my 89 VIN number. Any thoughts on the make of connector would be great - would prefer to replace with original or have a good repair solution.
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Rists used to make the harnesses. A company called 3 Way Components still appear to offer some components and may be able to help.

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Pete Boole wrote:
Tue Nov 22, 2022 12:03
Rists used to make the harnesses. A company called 3 Way Components still appear to offer some components and may be able to help.

Pete
Thanks will do some digging, and share anything I find.
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