[DMCForum] Re: Electrical & A/C
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[DMCForum] Re: Electrical & A/C


I don't think the resistor is the problem because once the ckt is
energized the resistor is hot all the time. The gauge changes while
driving and I've had it read wrong immediately upon start up when the
resistor would be cold. It did once this morning.

I'm pretty sure it's a ground. We'll find it.

You gave me a rough estimate for $100.00 for A/C repair. I do
understand things go wrong and that's probably not going to be the
final bill. Somewhere in the neighborhood is ok. I am planning on
letting you work my A/C.

As cold as it is now, I'll probably roast my a$$ off this summer so
it'll be nice to have.

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Walter Coe" <Whalt@xxxx> wrote:
> Rich, until you know the condition of all of your grounds,
> then expect anything.  The three main ones to check are as
> follows:
> At the crumple tube on the driver's side between the
> radiator & brake master cylinder.
> On the passenger side trailing arm bushing (or real close to
> it).  We can clean that one up when we do your TABs.
> On the intake manifold at the front driver's side.
> There are others, too.  We need to get someone to write up a
> complete ground problem how-to web page.
> Also beware that the volt meter in the dash is a 6 volt
> gauge connected in series with a resistor to make it work
> for 12 volts.  As this resistor heats up, the accuracy of
> the gauges changes by about 1 volt.
> Walt

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