[T2] Electrical problems

Bob Pratt ka1dza at verizon.net
Tue Jun 14 16:09:17 PDT 2016


I never gave the mounting screws a thought! I'll either wire brush them or get new ones. 
Thanks!

Bob Pratt

> On Jun 14, 2016, at 3:41 PM, Richard Palmer <richard at teamspatula.com> wrote:
> 
> I have to second the Grounds...when I used to drive early-taillight busses, both bays and splits, on most of them I had that problem at one time or another. Those ground connections through the old mounting screws are often corroded and not making a good ground. That would give exactly the symptoms you describe. 
> Sometimes I was able to clean up the screws and mounting holes, other times I ended up running a new ground wire to the body...
> 
>> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 1:22 PM, Bob Pratt <ka1dza at verizon.net> wrote:
>> It's a '71 bus.
>> 
>> 
>> >
>> > Have you cleaned up all of your grounds? Just curious...
>> 
>> >> 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.
>> >>
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