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Old 01-05-2018, 10:38 PM   #21
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I got rid of all my buzzers, but still have to disable the interlock. Lots of folks will argue that its a safety thing and must be preserved. But my answer to that is why don't RV's have them then?
Yeah...it's for safety...IF it's a school bus...but doesn't apply here

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Yeah...it's for safety...IF it's a school bus...but doesn't apply here

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So some folks, it seems to.
I don't need em, don't want em. Can't be any harder than fixing that wiper gremlin on my 98 AmTran.
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Old 01-05-2018, 11:08 PM   #23
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I got rid of all my buzzers, but still have to disable the interlock. Lots of folks will argue that its a safety thing and must be preserved. But my answer to that is why don't RV's have them then?
On mine the buzzers and interlocks are different beasts.

Thier are two on each of the doors (side and back). If the handle to open the door is not latched, the buzzer sounds (on that door) but the engine will start. So they are simple NC or NO switches that can be disabled.

The bolts that tell the system whether the door is locked or unlocked are interlocked with the ignition. That is, a buzzer sounds on the door, and the engine will not start.

My bus has 9 exits, 11 if you consider that both windshields would pop out with a good kick from inside. It will never carry more than three or four people so I don't really feel the need for 11 exits and would like to be able to lock the doors. I'm happy for the latch buzzers to stay, but I'll find a way to delete the interlocks.
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On mine the buzzers and interlocks are different beasts.

Thier are two on each of the doors (side and back). If the handle to open the door is not latched, the buzzer sounds (on that door) but the engine will start. So they are simple NC or NO switches that can be disabled.

The bolts that tell the system whether the door is locked or unlocked are interlocked with the ignition. That is, a buzzer sounds on the door, and the engine will not start.

My bus has 9 exits, 11 if you consider that both windshields would pop out with a good kick from inside. It will never carry more than three or four people so I don't really feel the need for 11 exits and would like to be able to lock the doors. I'm happy for the latch buzzers to stay, but I'll find a way to delete the interlocks.
Good luck

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Old 01-08-2018, 11:44 AM   #26
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I'll beware the dreaded emergency exits.
me and wires get along perty good, I grew up in a Harley shop and joined the navy when I was 17 as a firecontrolmen and have been working with electronics and electrical ever since, having said that the buses don't seem to have any standard and I'm sure it will bite me somewhere along the way.
probably bypass all but the rear engine lid, seems a good place to keep one so nobody starts the engine while my booger pickers are still in it.
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probably bypass all but the rear engine lid, seems a good place to keep one so nobody starts the engine while my booger pickers are still in it.
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