Re: [DML] Re: Ground bus
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Re: [DML] Re: Ground bus



Bill wrote ..."There is a ground junction hiding behind the central HVAC 
duct". Mine was straight up from my right foot and yes ... a PITA to 
reach. It is a one hand job but definitely doable and worth the change. 
Before the ground bus, my voltage meter read with a constant angle down. 
Now it reads where it should, constant up in the high 13Vdc range. And 
it does not change with load changes. Note that this is only the reading 
and the voltage out of the alt has not changed. It does reflect the poor 
nature of the ground including the fuel pump and voltage gauge.

One can wonder what that poor ground was doing relative to the fuel pump 
and fuel pump circuit. Maybe it can be implicated in the melted #7 fuse. 
Maybe it fixed my periodic dying and later coming back to life D.

Nick
#897

content22207 wrote , ----On 11/28/2011 4:27 PM ---------------------------:
>
> We installed one for Louis this weekend. It is supplemental to the 
> original (and in my opinion inadequate) collection of factory grounds 
> -- every single one of Louis' original grounds could disappear 
> tomorrow, and he would never know it because they have been rendered 
> extremely redundant. He also will never have to lay on the ground to 
> mess with his block ground or the battery to frame ground, failures of 
> which are being reported by increasing numbers of owners.
>
> BTW: anyone who tells you the fuel pump, instrument cluster, 
> windshield wipers, etc are grounded via the radio bracket is just 
> plain wrong. There is a ground junction hiding behind the central HVAC 
> duct -- I 100% guarantee it. A royal pain to reach, but it can be done.
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
>
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>, Bob 
> Brandys <BobB@...> wrote:
> >
> > Bill,
> >
> > Nice job on the ground bus and diagram.
> >
> > Bob
> >
>
> 



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