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Old 07-23-2007, 11:57 AM   #1
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So this morning my three gauges on the right crapped out kinda. My temp bottomed out, oil pressure spiked, and the boost lost it'* reference, read several pounds low, and moved really twitchy. They came back to life momentarily a few times. Voltage is normal according to the gauge I've got plugged into the cig lighter.

Is this the common corroded harness? It'* never happened to me before.
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DETAILING AND APPEARANCE?

Will a Mod please move this to either electrical or 92-99 for John.
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Sorry, wrong button...
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Six floggings and a ground buss cleaning is in order for you sir.
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You mean the one below the door? Say, you got any good pics of it? So it'* not gonna be the harness on the back of the gauge panel itself?
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Say, you got any good pics of it?
Didn't see the fresh pictures in the GH area this morning did you? Hang on..coming up
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The rectangular item taped to the wire loom as seen here.
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I just figured it would be an opportune time to debut them.
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Any other possibilities? I opened up the buss connector. It was spotless, clean as a whistle. I slathered it with some bulb grease anyway and tried the gauges. They all stayed bottomed out (the car wasn't running). The oil had been maxing out, and the boost gauge should have settled at zero, but stayed at -10.
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IIRC wasn't there someone that found a ground up behind the E Brake? Although having taken a couple of the cars apart...I've yet to see such a ground.
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