GAUGES

  • Tiny
  • jnew
  • 1970 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • 100,000 miles

I have a 81 chevy 1/2 ton 4x4, when I turn on the lights or windshield wipers the gauges stop working

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 AT 6:39 PM

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  • Tiny
  • JDL
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When the problem is ongoing, check the gage fuse in the fuse box for voltage, That voltage comes from the ignition switch. My wiring info for that model year, 81, isn't very good.

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Thursday, July 28th, 2011 AT 7:10 PM
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  • r3dheadedcountrygirl
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Sounds like a ground wire to me, check your grounds

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Friday, July 29th, 2011 AT 1:00 AM
  • Tiny
  • JDL
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Good thought.

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Friday, August 12th, 2011 AT 12:40 AM
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  • r3dheadedcountrygirl
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Thanks wonder if its fixed

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011 AT 1:30 AM
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  • JDL
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Don't know?

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 AT 4:54 PM

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