[T2] Electrical problems

dchase2001 dchase2001 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 11:45:29 PDT 2016


I misspoke - it depends on what year you have. My 75 has a separate turn
signal light. So the tail and brake work together in a 2 filament bulb. But
the turn and 4 way are there own bulb.  Older models had combined
tail/brake/turn

On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 1:10 PM, dchase2001 <dchase2001 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Do the turn signals work in the rear?
> My recollection is that the brake, 4-way and turn signal all use the same
> filament in the bulb - tail uses the other less bright filament.
> The brake, turn, 4-way circuit goes thru the turn signal switch.
> Assuming you have dual filament bulbs installed.
>
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 3:43 PM, Bob Pratt <ka1dza at verizon.net> wrote:
>
>> Yup, the tail lights work. The indicator light on the flasher works too.
>>
>> Bob Pratt
>>
>> > On Jun 20, 2016, at 3:27 PM, Richard Palmer <richard at teamspatula.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > do the tail lights work? That should help narrow it down...
>> >
>> >> On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 3:25 PM, Bob Pratt <ka1dza at verizon.net> wrote:
>> >> Here is an updated list of things I've done to get my bus inspected.
>> I've repeated things for those who have not seen this befor.
>> >>
>> >> The 4 way flashers only work in the front. I've replaced the bulbs in
>> the rear. I've replaced the 4 way flasher switch. And I've cleaned each
>> ground connection down to bright metal, cleaned the screws on a wire wheel,
>> and applied "Noalox" on all of the electrical connections.
>> >>
>> >> 2. The brake lights don't work. Along with some the things I did in
>> #1, I bled the master cylinder, and checked the continuity across the
>> pressure switch. I get continuity. I've ordered new switches just in case.
>> >>
>> >> 3. The oil light on the dash won't work. I've replaced the pressure
>> switch and light bulb on the dash. I don't know how to check the circuit. I
>> know it's one wire from front to back.
>> >>
>> >> If anyone has a clue, or knows of anyone who had a clue that can help,
>> I'll mention you in my will!!!
>> >>
>> >> I miss driving Myles and I'm envious of those I see driving their
>> "babies" around the area.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks in advance for any help.
>> >>
>> >> Bob Pratt
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