[T2] Electrical problems

Avocado Tom Tarka avocadotom at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 10:27:51 PDT 2016


Yes they can both go at the same time.  They also sometimes just get gunked up so they work if you slam on the brakes but not if you just step on them. So it's not a "fail" but a "getting progressively worse".

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> On Jun 14, 2016, at 1:21 PM, Bob Pratt <ka1dza at verizon.net> wrote:
> 
> Hi Tom,
> I replaced the master cylinder last year. Is it possible for both pressure switches to go bad at the same time? I'll check the grounds one more time. 
> I would think that if the grounds were connected incorrectly that the parking lights and blinkers would not work at all.
> 
> Bob Pratt
> 
>> On Jun 14, 2016, at 7:56 AM, Avocado Tom Tarka <avocadotom at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Bob,
>> 
>> Have you cleaned up all of your grounds? Just curious...
>> 
>> Also: check the senders on the master cylinder. It's easy enough if you have a friend: have them step on the brakes while you check for voltage or continuity.  I've had them go bad.
>> 
>> What year bus is it?
>> 
>> Cheers,
>>  Tom
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>>> On Jun 11, 2016, at 10:43 PM, Bob Pratt <ka1dza at verizon.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi all.
>>> I've been trying to troubleshoot the new wiring for a month now. I double, triple, and quadruple checked every connection. I've found a couple of wrong connections, but there are a few problems I can't figure out.
>>> 
>>> All of the directional lights work, but when I turn on the 4 way flashers, only the front ones work. I've changed the switch. The brake lights don't work. I checked the connections on the master cylinder. The oil pressure light doesn't come on. I've changed the oil pressure switch and bulb twice.
>>> 
>>> I've tried everything I can think of. I used "Nolox" on all the connections. It's used to make better mechanical bond.
>>> 
>>> PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
>>> 
>>> Bob Pratt
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