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G27 pedal problem

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Qazdar Karim, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Qazdar Karim

    Qazdar Karim
    Premium Member

    Hello guys,

    I wanted to fix my g27 throttle potentiometer but i couldn't remove those very first allen screws ! any ideas on how to force them out !
     
  2. If these are the screws that hold the pedal plates on they can sometimes be a little tight. Often a flat bladed screwdriver will shift them but the blade needs to be a tight fit in the Allen socket. You may be able to resolve your problem without taking the pedal unit apart by using switch cleaner spray but don't go overboard. Use the plastic tube to get close to the the pot, where you see the slight gap in the casing close to the terminals. Give a quick spray and operate the pedal a few times.
     
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  3. Qazdar Karim

    Qazdar Karim
    Premium Member

    It would be even better ! i will try this .

    thanks ;)
     
  4. Qazdar Karim

    Qazdar Karim
    Premium Member

    Unfortunately it didn't work ,i will have to us a driller to extract it :(, not going to be easy on spring :D
     
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  6. Qazdar Karim

    Qazdar Karim
    Premium Member

    I managed to fix the potentiometer (no more spiking),those allen screws weren't well put in place initially ! needed to use some technics from 1st century to remove them :D
     
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2013
  7. Here is a tip if you ever have another tight screw on anything, spray some WB40 on the screw, helped me out allot with very tight screws.
     
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