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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 9th, 06, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
 
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TAN WIRE for what? Fuel?

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Hey guys. Attached is a picture of a tan wire with connector I fould dangling right above the gauge cluster from under the dash. My Fuel gauge is not working, could this be the solution...where does it connect? I can't find the receiving end??? 69 Camaro picture above cluster with wire hanging from dash.
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Re: TAN WIRE for what? Fuel?

[QUOTE=tarheeltime]http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c2...e/DSC01289.jpg

Hey guys. Attached is a picture of a tan wire with connector I fould dangling right above the gauge cluster from under the dash. My Fuel gauge is not working, could this be the solution...where does it connect? I can't find the receiving end??? 69 Camaro picture above cluster with wire hanging from dash. I know this is probably the fuel connector, but where does it connect? At the gauge? It seems too short. It is a black female connector, but I can't find male home???
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Re: TAN WIRE for what? Fuel?

on my 68, it would be the wire for the switch on the ebrake. Not sure about dash wiring on a 69, it could be the fuel.





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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 9th, 06, 08:20 PM
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Re: TAN WIRE for what? Fuel?

that might be for the low fuel warning light

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Re: TAN WIRE for what? Fuel?

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Hey guys. Attached is a picture of a tan wire with connector I fould dangling right above the gauge cluster from under the dash. My Fuel gauge is not working, could this be the solution...where does it connect? I can't find the receiving end??? 69 Camaro picture above cluster with wire hanging from dash. I know this is probably the fuel connector, but where does it connect? At the gauge? It seems too short. It is a black female connector, but I can't find male home???
on a 1969 the fuel guage connector is 3 wires , 12v / ground / and tan wire to sending unit in gas tank ( i have a 69 apart in my shop right now)
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Re: TAN WIRE for what? Fuel?

well the wire for your fuel gauge is a tan wire, but i doubt it is the only tan wire in the car, so i can not say for sure if it is the right one

check for continuity between that tan wire and the fuel gauge wire in the trunk
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 10th, 06, 04:28 PM
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Re: TAN WIRE for what? Fuel?

If it is the E-brake wire, it is also connected to the differential pressure valve under the brake booster (sometimes incorrectly called the proportioning valve). So you might try a resistance measurement between your mystery wire and the pressure switch wire. If you see 0 ohms, then you've found the E-brake wire.

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