Overall component costs are also half of what they once were.
Micro Contacts provides both stampings and moldings for the new design. This, says the company, addresses a long-standing problem with turn-signal stalks: It has been tough to trace back subcomponent failures in assembled stalks to a single component. The reason is that stampings and moldings for wiper assemblies have generally come from different suppliers. The new stalk design concentrates responsibility for component reliability on one source