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Old 11-01-2007, 08:55 PM   #1
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I have just recently bought a Black 1993 SSEi supercharged P. Bonneville and I notice a toggle switch that is located along the driver side of the shift console cover.. I flipped the toggle and the bonny was in park idling and when i did this my dash lights all flashed off and out and then back on as the security warning came on and the car seemed too idle rough for a moment It seemed . Anyone have any clues I have a pic of it I hope i can post them See Photos of the toggle !

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No, that is not stock

Now I'm curious...where do the wires go to?
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Find a large empty parking lot or something and flip the switch while moving slow. What happens? If the car stays running, do several big laps and flip it back on. Did the trip odometer change any?
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Find a large empty parking lot or something and flip the switch while moving slow. What happens? If the car stays running, do several big laps and flip it back on. Did the trip odometer change any?
you are one sharp cookie, thats a good thought.
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I drove all around with the toggle flipped and all it did was not display the climate controls made the booster gauge go to 70 + mark and stay there and the radio dial also was off It also shut down where the car info center is but when i flipped it back the mileage had continued adding in the trip and the odometer as well andSo I assume this is something else all together ??
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No other gauges did anything weird? Does the car start if it'* flipped?
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No none of the gauges were wierd just the radio Car information center and the Boost went to plus 70 (far right) and stayed there and Yes ithe car starts flipped and you can flip while driving as well seems to make whole dash reboot though when driving and do this So I am not sure maybe to slow down car thief ?
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It was put there for some reason.. You'll need to trace the wires to find out what it'* for.
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Any idea as to who was the previous owner?
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Maybe its a cluster kill for when you get pulled over?
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