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  • Relay - Steering Column - Tilt / Tilt Away Lock - Used ~ 1968 - 1969 Mercury Cougar / 1968 - 1969 Ford Mustang - 15-0070
  • Relay - Steering Column - Tilt / Tilt Away Lock - Used ~ 1968 - 1969 Mercury Cougar / 1968 - 1969 Ford Mustang - 15-0070
  • Relay - Steering Column - Tilt / Tilt Away Lock - Used ~ 1968 - 1969 Mercury Cougar / 1968 - 1969 Ford Mustang - 15-0070
  • Relay - Steering Column - Tilt / Tilt Away Lock - Used ~ 1968 - 1969 Mercury Cougar / 1968 - 1969 Ford Mustang - 15-0070
  • Relay - Steering Column - Tilt / Tilt Away Lock - Used ~ 1968 - 1969 Mercury Cougar / 1968 - 1969 Ford Mustang - 15-0070

Item #: 15-0070

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Price: $138.87
    Cost: 11110
    Earns: 556
    Bonus: 139

    Availability

    Used / Wrecking Yard Item - 2-5 Business Days (May delay order)

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    Please Note:

    Many used items in our picture(s) have been cleaned and/or bead blasted prior to being photographed to show condition and detail. The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned. We do not retake pictures each time a used item sells. Pictures are a good indicator of what you will receive, but not all used parts age the same. On high dollar parts, email us and we can send a few pictures of the actual part available.

    "Core" Items: If we use the word "Core" in the title of the product, the item has been deemed rebuildable, but has not been rebuilt.  The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned.

    Used tilt / tilt away steering column lock relay for the Mercury Cougar or Ford Mustang. Keep in mind we have a reproduction substitution for this part. This unit can be identified with the bend in the bracket compared to the 1967 relay which is straight. These relays are tested by our electrical department.

    Ford part # C8ZA-3E553-A.

    There is an active thread on the Classic Cougar Community Forum discussing tilt columns and trouble shooting.

    *NOTE* For tilt column service, you can contact Tony Augustine at 6t8cougarguy@gmail.com. Tony is a trusted colleague of WCCC and we've sent many customers his way since our column specialist retired last year.

    Helpful tip: 

    For those having trouble getting their tilt away mechanism to activate, here's a tip that might eliminate one possibility. The vacuum motor relay. First off in order to test it it's simple. The prongs are numbered 1 thru 4. Using an ohm meter check continuity between prongs 1 and 4 then check to 2 and 3. The prongs may have some corrosion that need cleaning but if you can't get continuity between those points then the relay is not functioning properly. There are six pinch points that hold the plastic cap of the relay in the metal box it's contained in. You can remove the relay from its box and view the internal which includes a coil which connects 2 and 3 and a copper tab that makes contact with ground and the case in prongs 1 and 4. The contact points after 50 years will have corrosion that you can clean off. I use a flat razor blade to clean what looks like contact points on an ignition distributor. Delicately clean the other parts without damaging anything. There's a reasonable chance it will start working again. If after this you still don't have continuity then check with WCCC for the aftermarket replacement. Hope this helps!

    Specifications:
    Shipping Weight: 0.20 LBS
    (weight shown may be the dimensional weight)

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    Excellent item, extremely fast shipping and easy to do business with.

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    Great item. Fit and worked great! The guys really go out of the way to make sure you get what you need. .

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