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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Oct 14th, 08, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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Ok - after painting the dash I started to put it all back together. After I put the instrument cluster back in, I started the car no problem. When I pulled on the headlight switch - first stop parking lights on, second - no headlights...also - speedodometer seems ok but on the fuel gauge, the needle is below E when off and comes up just past E when powered on.

What are your thoughts on the headlight issue. (the bright switch on the floor was not re-installed yet)

For the fuel gauge - just take the cluster back out and move the needle to E manually?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Oct 14th, 08, 02:12 PM
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Re: help needed

Regarding the headlight issue, hooking up the bright light switch on the floor will fix that!

Regarding the fuel gauge issue, grounding the instrument panel will fix that!
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Oct 14th, 08, 04:06 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks. Where did the little ground wire attach on back of the cluster?

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Next to the bright light indicator.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Oct 24th, 08, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
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Re: help needed

OK - thanks for the input

Headlights work since the dimmer installed!

Regarding the fuel guage. Today it actually swept counterclock wise to about the 3 oclock position from about the 5oclock position - still need suggestions please.

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Check the sending unit ground wire at the rear of the car.....If good then bad sending unit??
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Oct 25th, 08, 01:22 PM Thread Starter
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Do I have to set the fuel gauge at E or something before I put it in the cluster then the cluster in the dash? Can someone share a diagram of the ground wire please?

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