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Default HWH jack - disable warning buzzer

Can anyone describe theory of operation for the warning buzzer? I managed to destroy my left rear jack. It has been removed and I need to silence the buzzer. I expected to find a prox switch but no joy. The hydraulic line and associated electrical component are now exposed. It looks like that component is a mercury switch, so I figured if I elevated it to the horizontal the buzzer would stop.

What’s the workaround? Maybe a fuse or circuit breaker? Or snip the wires, but am afraid that will do more damage than good when it comes times to install the new jack stand.
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Can anyone describe theory of operation for the warning buzzer? I managed to destroy my left rear jack. It has been removed and I need to silence the buzzer. I expected to find a prox switch but no joy. The hydraulic line and associated electrical component are now exposed. It looks like that component is a mercury switch, so I figured if I elevated it to the horizontal the buzzer would stop.

What’s the workaround? Maybe a fuse or circuit breaker? Or snip the wires, but am afraid that will do more damage than good when it comes times to install the new jack stand.
Track down the buzzer and disconnect the +.
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Interesting...as far as I know, on our '85 FC we have the dash warning lights, but no audible alarm/buzzer for the HWH jacks. The mercury switch is what activates our "jacks down" lights on the dash - know that cause I've played with one.

My dash area audible alarms are for low air (brakes), the shore power cord, and the Kysor system (coolant low, coolant overheat, etc.).

Where exactly is the buzzer located in relation to dash?
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Interestingly enough rotating the mercury switch vertically stops the alarm. I’ll have to get back to you on the location of the buzzer - need to see if the Vikes can close this gap!
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As near as I can tell, the buzzer is located “above” the brake pedal but I cannot touch it or see it. May have to open up the left front headlight to get at it.
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As near as I can tell, the buzzer is located “above” the brake pedal but I cannot touch it or see it. May have to open up the left front headlight to get at it.

Yep,open the front and they will be above the skinny pedal.
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