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Old 14 Apr 2009, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

have feint dash lights and only come on fully when really pushing it - been told it's a bad earth for instrument panel and needs to be cleaned up

does anyone know where this ground is? i can only find body ones in engine bay which have already cleaned.

is driving me crazy as guessing the speed at night isn't always fun!
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Old 14 Apr 2009, 11:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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have feint dash lights and only come on fully when really pushing it - !
Going by this would lead me to the alternator did you test it that runs electrics in car if it weak this can happen any other problems car dont cut out when all electrics on does it id test the alternator fella
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Old 16 Apr 2009, 07:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks for that, not really sure how to test the alternator. car runs fine under all conditions just the speedo light is not always on unless driving quick.

if you could let me know how to test alternator i'd appreciate the help

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You could also look behind the instrument panel for a loose bulb or bad earth.

Hope this links helps: Remove instrument panel ... NorthUrsalia.com: Painted Dash Cluster Face
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thanks Pete, i'll take a look
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car runs fine under all conditions just the speedo light is not always on unless driving quick.
See what Pete said and if that works great let us know how you get on
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Old 20 Apr 2009, 09:20 AM   #7 (permalink)
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alternator works fine with no issues so not that at fault

wish i knew what it was!
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Did you try Petes Idea so..................
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