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Need help identifying relay

#1 Post by Gordon Watkins » Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:58 pm

I have a relay I can't identify. It's a red "Mixo" marked Type 2GPL with 3 spade terminals. It was mounted under the dash to the left of the steering column attached to the bulkhead. 22+ years later I can't recall or figure out it's purpose or which wires connect to it. Any ideas?

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Re: Need help identifying relay

#2 Post by Martin Benade » Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:08 pm

I would imagine fog lights or air horns.

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Re: Need help identifying relay

#3 Post by Mike Wilson » Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:50 pm

Is there a turn signal flasher relay in the original location? Maybe an electronic flasher?

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Re: Need help identifying relay

#4 Post by Brad Ripley » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:01 pm

Old French brand, Mixo relay for Mixo snail horns, as in photo below.
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Re: Need help identifying relay

#5 Post by Mike Wilson » Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:09 pm

If everything works on your car and it's not connected to anything, I'd remove it.

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Re: Need help identifying relay

#6 Post by Gordon Watkins » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:14 am

I have the usual turn signal flasher, no sign of air horns or fog lights. I do have an accessory socket and a funny toggle switch that I can't figure out. Just want to be sure this "Mixo" isn't anything critical. It does look the one Brad posted, only red. I'll keep an eye out for unusual circuits as I reconnect my wiring harness but it sounds like it was likely for some long-gone artifact.

Thanks for the feedback.
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Re: Need help identifying relay

#7 Post by Jim Clement » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:40 am

picture ??
 

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Re: Need help identifying relay

#8 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:03 pm

Track the wiring...

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Re: Need help identifying relay

#9 Post by Gordon Watkins » Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:49 pm

The relay was removed from the car 22 years ago so there's no wiring to track, except to see what's left when everything else is connected. I'll post a photo when I get a chance.
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Re: Need help identifying relay

#10 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:31 pm

Thanks, keep us posted.

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