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Exclamation DAMAGED IGNTION Switch Connector wiring

How to repair? Two issues...

1. One of the heavier gauge wires is totally severed and dosen't have enough length to conventionally splice, or repair. Would it be safe to splice in a totally seperate wire of the same gauge to each end, so I have enough lenght?

2. There are also two wires that have the entire circumference of the insulation stipped for about 1/4 inch section. This was done so some IDIOT could tap into the circut for power. Not malicious, etc.

How to repair those? Cut, resolder, and heat shrink? ORRRR, could I just use some PERMATEX "liquid electical tape" and fill in the gap areound the completely exposed copper? The copper strands themselves do not appear to be damaged alt all.

I was hoping the permatex solution would work, and I am very nervous about adding an additional length of wire to gain the necessary length...I don't really see any other options other than buying a new harness/ of a repair kit if I can find one....

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Liquid tape is fine. Extending the wire is also fine. Solder your connections.


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