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Repairing LEGO switches with a snapped lever clip

The LEGO RC/9v train switches seem to be very easy to break: just accidentally step on the yellow lever and soon one of the clips holding the lever will snap:

This is an easy way to fix such a broken switch: you will need a 1 x 6 plate (3666) and a 1 x 2 x 1 panel (4865). Both can be easily ordered on Bricklink. The correct colour is "dark bluish gray". The plate will be used as is, the panel will have a hole drilled into it:

To drill the hole, use a 2 mm bit. You can easily mark the correct position for the hole by putting the plate and panel in place and hand-scratching it with the drilling bit through the other non-broken clip.